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Couple’s love story inspires new Hallmark Channel movie

‘A Godwink Christmas - Second Chance, First Love’ premieres at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22.

 

Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert

Local woman sews masks for veterans

Torry Hemmert, also a veteran herself, has made more than 200 masks for veterans across the nation.

 

A construction worker measures a drill shaft during installation at the future Sound Transit Kent/Des Moines light rail site on Oct. 7. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Column installation begins for light rail extension

Project under way at the site of the future Kent/Des Moines station.

 

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Fred Hutch seeks volunteers of color for COVID-19 study

Research company recently released a Spanish-language version of the website for accessibility, inclusivity.

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I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

Two lanes of I-5 will be closed overnight Sept. 9 and 10.

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction
King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn

King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn

A virtual town hall for East Federal Way residents is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 8. King County Local Services is kicking off this year’s series… Continue reading

King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn
Federal Way motorcyclist killed in collision along Peasley Canyon Road

Federal Way motorcyclist killed in collision along Peasley Canyon Road

Douglas Lewis, 63, was killed in a head-on collision by a driver possibly under the influence on Aug. 24.

Federal Way motorcyclist killed in collision along Peasley Canyon Road
Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo

South King County cities win lawsuit over changes to inquest hearings

Court says King County Executive overstepped his authority regarding rules for investigating officer-involved deaths.

Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo
King County Parks closes Five Mile Lake, Lake Geneva parks as visitors fail to follow COVID-19 safety rules

King County Parks closes Five Mile Lake, Lake Geneva parks as visitors fail to follow COVID-19 safety rules

Closure of the parks begins today, Aug. 7, until further notice, county says.

King County Parks closes Five Mile Lake, Lake Geneva parks as visitors fail to follow COVID-19 safety rules
Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says

Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says

Gov. Jay Inslee met with elected officials, health officials and business partners in Federal Way to hear concerns, suggestions about state’s response to COVID-19.

Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says
Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension

Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension

The $3.1 billion project includes three new stations near Kent/Des Moines, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center.

Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension
WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports
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Free document shredding, mask distribution this weekend in Federal Way and Auburn

Free events, hosted by King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, run July 11 in Federal Way and July 12 in Auburn

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Human remains in West Seattle identified

Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

Human remains in West Seattle identified
King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

Now in Phase 1.5, KCLS will gradually allow book returns with strict guidelines.

King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure
South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests
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Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

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7 candidates in the running to represent 30th Legislative District

7 candidates in the running to represent 30th Legislative District

Current State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti not seeking re-election for Position 1; incumbent Jesse Johnson to face two opponents.

7 candidates in the running to represent 30th Legislative District
South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

Federal Way, Renton, Enumclaw, Kent, Auburn among cities to benefit from Washington State Department of Commerce CARES Act.

South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds
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Federal Way schools outline plans for graduating senior celebrations, traditions

Virtual graduation ceremonies will be broadcast on local Channel 21, Facebook Live and YouTube on June 13.

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