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Police: Students Stole iPads from Decatur High School  KNWA

Two students were arrested after police say they stole multiple iPads from the Decatur High School.

Two Students Accused Of Stealing iPads From Decatur High School  KFSM 5Newsonline

DECATUR (KFSM) -- Two students are facing charges after being accused of stealing iPads from Decatur High School, according to the Decatur Police ...

Decatur High students march for change in walkout  Federal Way Mirror

Chanting, “Enough is enough. It could have been us,” and “Protect kids, not guns,” well over 150 Decatur High School students, some carrying signs, walked ...

Remembering Wesley  Federal Way Mirror

Special ceremony will be held for slain teen on what would have been his high school graduation day.

FWPS celebrates new teachers  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Public Schools hosted its first New to FWPS Teacher Breakfast on Aug. 22. This event provided teachers who are new to the district with a warm ...

Overcoming the odds: Federal Way High School senior credits mentor with helping him graduate  Federal Way Mirror

David Brambila is the first in his family to receive a high school diploma.

Federal Way students honor veterans at Decatur High School  Federal Way Mirror

Decatur High School held its Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 8. Many schools in the Federal Way Public Schools district also held assemblies throughout the ...

Federal Way mother wants to walk at graduation for slain son  Federal Way Mirror

School officials have denied request because Wesley Gennings did not have enough credits.

Federal Way High School hosts grand opening  Federal Way Mirror

Dr. Tammy Campbell says new campus is a “game changer” for scholars.

Man dies in fatal rollover near Decatur High School  Federal Way Mirror

A 66-year-old Seattle man died in a single-vehicle fatal crash late Wednesday night in the 3300 block of Southwest 320th Street in Federal Way.

School news: The latest accomplishments for local students  NWAOnline

The latest school news from John Paul Hammerschmidt fellowship, Governor's School, Youth Excellence awards, Arkansas State University, University of Tulsa, ...

Two teens convicted of murder in shooting death of Federal Way teen  Federal Way Mirror

Teens killed 16-year-old Wesley Gennings during robbery.

Federal Way Public Schools district deemed most diverse in Washington state  Federal Way Mirror

Walk through the halls of any school in the Federal Way Public Schools district, and you'll hear a symphony of languages among a multicultural array of students ...

Federal Way school board votes to have student representation at meetings  Federal Way Mirror

Students will have a seat at the proverbial school board table come September.

Federal Way Farmers Market opens indoor holiday gift bazaar | Photos  Federal Way Mirror

Handcrafted gifts, sweet treats at Candy Cane Lane.

Update: Student in custody after stabbing at Federal Way High School  Federal Way Mirror

A 17-year-old male is at King County Juvenile Detention for attempted murder/assault 1 charges, and a 16-year-old male is in stable condition at Harborview ...

Local students receive scholarship from Comcast  Federal Way Mirror

Two students from Federal Way were among 82 students from throughout Washington to receive Comcast NBCUniversal's Leaders and Achievers Scholarship ...

911 call at school prompts mom to speak out about safety in Federal Way district  Federal Way Mirror

A mother outraged about an incident that incited her daughter to call 911 during school is challenging Federal Way Public Schools to look deeper at how they ...

YES Network hosts job fair for Federal Way students  Federal Way Mirror

A job fair hosted Wednesday by the Youth Employment Support (YES) Network brought together Federal Way students looking for work and employers looking ...

Federal Way Rotary announces 2018 scholarship recipients  Federal Way Mirror

The Federal Way Rotary Club awarded $36500 at its annual education scholarship luncheon May 10 at the Federal Way Community Center.

Federal Way highlights city's diversity during Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration  Federal Way Mirror

Speakers and performers took the stage of the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center on Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on what would ...

Update: 2 men die in fatal crash in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

Two people died in a car crash about 2:30 a.m. July 4 in Federal Way.

Photos: A look back 2017 Decatur-area mug shots  Herald & Review

Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is ...

Inside the yellow tape: Federal Way native recounts his career as a homicide detective  Federal Way Mirror

New author Cloyd Steiger worked more than 200 murder cases.

Dollar General Hits a Gold Mine in Rural America  Bloomberg

In the poorest towns, where even Wal-Mart failed, the little-box player is turning a profit.

Friendship Day returns to Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

The third annual event will include giant bubbles and long-stemmed yellow roses as well as suicide prevention booths.

Federal Way City Council supports district school facilities bond  Federal Way Mirror

As Totem Middle School student Marcello Desimone explained to the Federal Way City Council Tuesday, the boilers routinely catch fire at the school, disrupting ...

Caller reports rumors of a secret prostitution ring at Federal Way High School  Federal Way Mirror

The following is a sample of Federal Way Police Department crime blotter reports: Unhappy customer: At 9:52 a.m. Feb. 14 in the 2300 block of South 320th ...

Was your school among the top 50 in Georgia on the ACT?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Here are the top 50 Georgia high schools based on the performance of their class of 2016 on the ACT. The schools are ordered based on their score.

Federal Way school district moves forward on construction projects  Federal Way Mirror

Voter-approved $450 million bond will fund improvements at eight total schools, plus Memorial Stadium.

Previous Federal Way School Board appoints Mildred Ollee to fill vacancy  Federal Way Mirror

The Federal Way School Board is complete after members appointed Dr. Mildred Ollee to fill the vacant District #3 position Tuesday.

Federal Way teachers upset over common English Language Arts curriculum  Federal Way Mirror

An English teacher for 17 years, Josh Smith looked out to Federal Way Public Schools board members on Tuesday night and shared a memory.

A feast for all: Thanksgiving in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

Two youth-focused organizations in Federal Way put the spirit of giving into action and provided kids with the traditional Thanksgiving feast experience.

Students' voices heard at youth forum  Federal Way Mirror

Monday night's Federal Way Youth Forum allowed students from each high school in the city to come together and address issues within the community.

Federal Way community members, students march against violence  Federal Way Mirror

About 120 community members, including approximately 40 students, took to the streets to protest violence in schools and show solidarity with a nation-wide ...

Kentridge athletic director unexpectedly passes away at age 57  Federal Way Mirror

Eric Anderson remembered as a tireless worker, everyone's friend, a leader who brought out the best in students.

FW students share early turkey-day feast at Young Life Thanksgiving Club  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way high schoolers got an early Thanksgiving feast, complete with turkey and pumpkin pie, on Monday as part of the 13th annual Young Life ...

Local media company hosts talent show on April 14  Federal Way Mirror

Event will also honor Andre Bullard who recently died.

Federal Way school district reaches 80 percent graduation rate  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Public Schools district officials announced this week that 80 percent of its students graduated in 2016, the most since 2012.

Bomb hoax reported at Todd Beamer High School  Federal Way Mirror

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log.

Don't miss these holiday happenings in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

Enjoy the following family friendly events during the holiday season in Federal Way: Jingle Bell Brunch with Santa Claus. Enjoy a warm Jingle Bell Brunch ...

100 Best Public High Schools in Georgia

Virginia Highland-Druid Hills, GA - New 2016 list: collected test results, graduation rates, parent and student surveys and more to determine the best ...

Second suit filed against San Diego State standout McDaniels for alleged sex videos  Federal Way Mirror

Former Federal Way student told police McDaniels showed him sex video after woman left his apartment.

$450 million bond will fix Federal Way's deteriorating schools  Federal Way Mirror

At Olympic View Elementary School, room 23 has taken on its own reputation.

Instacart Customers Now Have Membership-Free Sam's Club Access  KNWA

Instacart customers in Northwest Arkansas now have the option to shop at Sam's Club without a club membership and enjoy Sam's Club member benefits.

Longtime Federal Way Boys & Girls Club director calls it a career  Federal Way Mirror

Mirror selects Mark Hendricks as Citizen of the Month.

City may not renew contract with Centerstage Theatre  Federal Way Mirror

More than 50 supporters of Centerstage Theatre filled the Federal Way City Council chambers on Tuesday night after city officials announced they may not ...

3 students injured in Federal Way school bus crash in Auburn | Update  Federal Way Mirror

Auburn Police said the driver of a Federal Way School District bus may have had a medical issue when he apparently veered off the road and struck a power ...

Federal Way elects new council members, positive strides made in areas in 2017  Federal Way Mirror

January. • City, Federal Way Public Schools, Highline College and University of Washington-Tacoma officials signed a memorandum of understanding to work ...

FWHS Air Force JROTC drill teams compete at championship  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way High School's Air Force JROTC drill teams competed at the subject championship March 17 at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. The top three ...

Federal Way teen awarded Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year  Federal Way Mirror

Jaylen Green is a Converse-wearing, Rubik's Cube-solving *content* creator with dreams as big as his heart for others. He's also the Federal Way Boys & Girls ...

Alabama Cheerleading Coach Who Had Sex With 2 Students Gets Charges Completely Dropped By Judge  Oxygen

A judge in Decatur, Alabama has thrown out charges against a teacher for allegedly having sexual relations with two students when she taught at Decatur High ...

Young and the homeless in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

As a child, Sarah C. stayed in hotels with her mom. In high school, she couch-hopped, rotating between reliable friends. “Sometimes it would be hard to stay [in ...

Judge rules teen suspected of Federal Way murder will be tried as adult  Federal Way Mirror

A King County judge ruled Monday that a teenage boy charged in the murder of another Federal Way teen will be tried as an adult.

Federal Way Public Academy students call for end to school violence  Federal Way Mirror

When 17 students and faculty were killed during a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 14, Federal Way mom Lorraine ...

Beyoncé, Jay-Z surprise Federal Way teen with $100K for college  Federal Way Mirror

Homeless student wants to study computer science.

Thomas Jefferson graduate's start-up hopes to send small satellites into orbit  Federal Way Mirror

Abishek Murali is a graduate student at Purdue University.

Federal Way $33 million EP&O levy passage almost certain  Federal Way Mirror

While the Feb. 13 special election results won't be certified until Feb. 23, the passage of the Federal Way Public Schools replacement education programs and ...

Federal Way school board to vote on $450 million bond for ballot  Federal Way Mirror

Two separate kindergarten classes share one room at Wildwood Elementary.

Five members of Troop 361 become Eagle Scouts  Federal Way Mirror

Five Boys Scouts from Troop 361 have earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion  Federal Way Mirror

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-*service* bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines ...

Mirror office moving in January  Federal Way Mirror

Five of Sound Publishing's newspapers in South King County moving to new office in Federal Way.

Middle school honors recipients of the Wesley Gennings Inspirational Athlete award  Federal Way Mirror

For the second year, Saghalie Middle School honored two students with the Wesley Gennings Inspirational Athlete Award.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council  Federal Way Mirror

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain's accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert's colleagues distanced themselves from her ...

With school bond passage certain, FWPS leaders begin planning for construction  Federal Way Mirror

With voter approval for the $450 million construction bond sitting at 61.97 percent, Federal Way Public Schools leaders are setting plans in motion for the ...

Federal Way community rallies to help woman stabbed in domestic violence attack start over  Federal Way Mirror

A Federal Way woman is recovering after her husband was charged with attempted murder for stabbing her eight times in their home, causing life-threatening ...

Schrier leads Rossi in hotly-contested 8th Congressional District  Federal Way Mirror

In one of the nation's most-watched general election races, Democrat Kim Schrier is leading Republican Dino Rossi for the open seat in Washington's 8th ...

9 arrested in prostitution sting at I-5 rest area in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

Washington State Patrol, in partnership with the Federal Way Police Department, arrested nine people during an undercover prostitution operation at the Federal ...

Congressman Adam Smith leads re-election bid for WA's 9th District  Federal Way Mirror

The district spans from Bellevue and south Seattle down through Renton, Tukwila, Kent, Federal Way and Tacoma.

Des Moines police seek vehicle used in drive-by shooting  Federal Way Mirror

Des Moines police are asking for the public's help in locating a stolen vehicle that the suspects of a drive-by shooting drove on Nov. 26. During the shooting in ...

Thomas Jefferson BSU club hosting multicultural night  Federal Way Mirror

Families, students and community members are invited to attend the annual Thomas Jefferson High School Betterment, *Service*, Unity Multicultural Night from 6 ...

Federal Way Council approves 2019-2020 budget  Federal Way Mirror

The Federal Way City Council approved the 2019-2020 city budget 5-2 on Tuesday, with council members Jesse Johnson and Hoang Tran voting against.

Suspects vandalize St. Vincent De Paul School  Federal Way Mirror

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Class in session for Campbell and 2017-18 FWPS school year  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tammy Campbell is going back to school.

Federal Way megachurch slapped with another sexual exploitation suit  Federal Way Mirror

Three former Christian Faith Center congregants have brought a lawsuit against Federal Way megachurch Christian Faith Center and the family who owns it, ...

Join Federal Way police for coffee and conversation on Oct. 3  Federal Way Mirror

The Federal Way Police Department invites the community to meet and greet the police officers who serve the community during the Coffee with a Cop event on ...

Secure gun storage ordinance approved by King County Council  Federal Way Mirror

The King County Council voted 6-3 to approve a secure gun storage ordinance Oct. 1 that would require all gun owners in the county to store their guns in ...

Federal Way man wins $1 million Powerball prize  Federal Way Mirror

Winning ticket purchased at local Dash Point ARCO gas station.

Washington Youth Academy hosts community forum  Federal Way Mirror

Event set for 5 p.m. April 24 at FWPS Educational *Service* Center.

DNA under girl's fingernail leads to attempted kidnapping arrest, charge  Federal Way Mirror

A man's DNA profile – found under the fingernail of a 16-year-old girl he allegedly tried to kidnap in August near Kent – led to his arrest Thursday by King County ...

Federal Way high schools schedule FAFSA/WASFA completion week  Federal Way Mirror

In December, each of the Federal Way Public Schools high schools will be offering financial aid application support to student scholars and families. As part of ...

Federal Way Police respond to bank robbery Friday afternoon  Federal Way Mirror

Officers also arrest suspect trying to break into vehicles.

Shots fired inside Commons mall in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way police report that a firearm was discharged inside the Commons mall about 4:10 p.m. Sunday.

Adam Smith beats Democratic challenger in 9th Congressional District  Federal Way Mirror

The 9th Congressional District — spanning from Southeast Seattle and Bellevue down to Federal Way and Tacoma — is a reliably safe Democratic district that ...

Democrats take early lead in all 30th District races  Federal Way Mirror

Pellicciotti, Reeves, Wilson leading in early returns.

50 students receive College Board Advanced Placement Scholar Awards  Federal Way Mirror

Fifty Federal Way students will receive Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of exemplary college-level achievement on AP exams, the College ...

Pumpkin explodes on Federal Way porch; no injuries  Federal Way Mirror

The following is a sample of the Federal Way Police crime blotter: Armed robbery: At 2:11 p.m. Sept. 19, 7-11 store on Southwest 320th Street, two unknown ...

Miloscia leads primary race for District 30 State Senate seat  Federal Way Mirror

In the race for District 30 State Senate, Republican incumbent Mark Miloscia is the leading vote-getter so far in the Aug. 7 primary election.

Living life to the fullest  Federal Way Mirror

*Service* celebrates Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno.

In Remembrance: Locals who passed on in February  Herald & Review

February 2016 obituaries and announcements in the Decatur area. View obituaries any time at

Property tax levy for fingerprinting is 'godsend to law enforcement,' says King County sheriff  Federal Way Mirror

Civil liberty advocates argue that the ballot measure's language opens the door for inaccurate facial ID technology.

Kindergarten registration for Federal Way schools opens Jan. 16  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Public Schools kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year opens on Monday, Jan. 16. Families with a child who will be 5 years old by ...

Federal Way remembers 9/11 terror attacks  Federal Way Mirror

First responders, community members, city officials, parents and children gathered on Tuesday afternoon at Fire Station 64 in Federal Way to honor the lives lost ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Volunteers needed for Parks Appreciation Day  Federal Way Mirror

Annual clean-up event is set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21.

Kent Police Officer Moreno distinguished himself in community  Federal Way Mirror

Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno — killed Sunday in the line of duty when struck by another officer's vehicle — never hesitated to take his job to a higher level.

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race  Federal Way Mirror

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington's 8th Congressional ...

Sound Transit seeks public input on Tacoma Dome light rail extension  Federal Way Mirror

Sound Transit today kicked off public involvement for the Tacoma Dome regional light rail extension, with an early scoping period that runs through May 3.

Latest election results: Federal Way school bond measure passing with more than 60 percent of votes in favor  Federal Way Mirror

Not only has Federal Way Public Schools received the required number of votes for the proposed $450 million school construction bond to count, the latest ...

Federal Way police investigate vehicle explosion  Federal Way Mirror

34-year-old man arrested following Tuesday evening's blast.

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