Olivia Sullivan

Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo

Federal Way City Council outlaws pushing shopping carts on the sidewalk

The new ordinance makes pushing or possessing a shopping cart in any city right-of-way a Class 3 infraction.

 

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Man killed in shootout with Federal Way police

Police have not yet determined if the man was struck by police gunfire

 

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Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell concedes to Leesa Manion in King County prosecutor race

Ferrell has three years remaining in his term as mayor.

 

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Dick’s Drive-In breaks ground in Federal Way

Restaurant chain, which has Kent location, expects to open in summer 2023 near South 320th Street

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Gov. Jay Inslee speaks about protecting Washingtonians’ rights to abortion and gender-affirming care at Wayside United Church of Christ in Federal Way on Oct. 28 Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

WA lawmakers announce new policies to protect abortion access

Bills aim to protect both patients seeking abortions and health care providers.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks about protecting Washingtonians’ rights to abortion and gender-affirming care at Wayside United Church of Christ in Federal Way on Oct. 28 Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Kristine and Ken Forester search for pumpkins with their kids Elise, 3, and Cameron, 18 months.

On the hunt for the perfect pumpkin at Carpinito Brothers Farm

The pumpkin patch and corn maze are open daily from 9 a.m. to dusk in Kent.

Kristine and Ken Forester search for pumpkins with their kids Elise, 3, and Cameron, 18 months.
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Kent man faces endangerment charge after child overdoses

The 13-month-old child was taken to the hospital and in stable condition after being given Narcan, charging documents state.

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From left: Assistant Editor Olivia Sullivan, Federal Way Mirror Sales Manager Cindy Ducich, Advertising Director Carol Greiling and Reporter Steve Hunter hold their General Excellence awards at the WNPA conference on Oct. 8.

Kent Reporter newspaper earns General Excellence, individual awards at WNPA

The Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) Better Newspaper contest awards were held in Bellingham on Oct. 8.

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From left: Assistant Editor Olivia Sullivan, Federal Way Mirror Sales Manager Cindy Ducich, Advertising Director Carol Greiling and Reporter Steve Hunter hold their General Excellence awards at the WNPA conference on Oct. 8.
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Man, 57, charged with murder in Federal Way rock-throwing incident

A man, 33, died four days after he was struck in the head with a rock during an argument

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One of two Federal Way police officers who fatally shot Robert Lightfeather in 2017, Austin Rogers, listens during the inquest into the shooting at the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Kylie Cooper / The Seattle Times)

Federal Way officers justified in 2017 fatal shooting, according to inquest

Robert Lightfeather, 33, was killed after he pointed a gun at police.

One of two Federal Way police officers who fatally shot Robert Lightfeather in 2017, Austin Rogers, listens during the inquest into the shooting at the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Kylie Cooper / The Seattle Times)
Murals adorn utility boxes around Federal Way. East Federal Way was recently awarded $35,000 from the King County participatory budgeting process to create more utility box art murals in the future. Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way

King County participatory budgeting to fund 45 community projects

Over $11 million invested into unincorporated urban areas of Federal Way, Renton, White Center and more.

Murals adorn utility boxes around Federal Way. East Federal Way was recently awarded $35,000 from the King County participatory budgeting process to create more utility box art murals in the future. Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way
Girder Tie-in from the Angle Lake Station to the Federal Way Link Extension March 5. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit

Sound Transit Link extension projects face delays

Federal Way line expected to open in 2025 rather than 2024 due to ground instability issues.

Girder Tie-in from the Angle Lake Station to the Federal Way Link Extension March 5. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit
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Man killed in Federal Way road-rage shooting identified

Ignacio Travis Santos, 25, of Federal Way, died of gunshot wound in Aug. 8 incident

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Federal Way officer receives suspension for posting controversial TikTok video

Officer Breanna Straus was suspended pay for one shift.

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Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Amazon Fresh opens for business in Federal Way

The grocery store is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Claire Hansen, center, is handed card No. 1 on Aug. 11 outside of Amazon Fresh in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Sound Transit installs elevated tracks over S. 320th Street in Federal Way

The elevated light rail tracks bring completion of Federal Way Link Extension route one step closer.

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Sound Transit approves free transit for kids, teens

Beginning Sept. 1, youth ages 18 and under can ride for free on Sound Transit transportation.

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Charge against Kent man upgraded to murder in July 4 shooting

Matthew Saelor, 19, died three days after he was shot in the head in Federal Way neighborhood

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Firefighters respond to 3-alarm fire at Federal Way apartment complex

Approximately 100 people have been displaced by July 27 fire

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One driver injured after possible road rage shooting in Federal Way

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses of the July 14 shooting along Highway 18.

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