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  • Federal Way, WA —

    The Federal Way City Council adopted the 2021-22 Biennial Budget by a unanimous vote during Tuesday night’s meeting.

    “This balanced budget delivers what the community expects and deserves — without raising taxes, laying off any city employees, or dipping into the...

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 9:45am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell met Friday morning with dozens of local restaurant owners via Zoom to listen to their concerns about Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent restrictions on dine-in options and how each are being impacted.

    “Our restaurants play such an important...

    Monday, November 23, 2020 - 9:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell rolled out a plan at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting to distribute another round of CARES Act funds aimed directly at supporting dine-in, brick-and-mortar restaurants in Federal Way.


    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 9:15am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell announced Sunday that starting Tuesday, November 17, the Community Center will close through Dec. 14.

    The decision was made in accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s Sunday morning press conference, which outlined new...

    Monday, November 16, 2020 - 10:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) recently announced Federal Way City Council member Linda Kochmar as a 2020 Elected Women of Excellence Award winner.

    The award was created to “identify women who have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers...

    Friday, November 13, 2020 - 3:30pm
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Leandra Craft was selected to fill Position 5 on the Federal Way City Council at Thursday night’s meeting.

    Craft, a Federal Way resident of more than 20 years, currently works in the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office specializing in incarceration alternatives...

    Friday, October 16, 2020 - 9:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Unfortunately, many traditional Halloween activities children and families partake in can be high-risk for spreading viruses this year.

    The City of Federal Way is recommending several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween this year. If you or someone in...

    Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 5:30pm
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved two separate grants Tuesday night proposed by Mayor Jim Ferrell and aimed at delivering CARES Act funds to residents and businesses in the community negatively affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

    The first grant, which...

    Friday, October 9, 2020 - 9:15am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell will host the African American/Black Community Quarterly Meeting via Zoom from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

    The meeting, which is accessible via Zoom to the public, will feature a conversation with members of the Federal Way Black...

    Friday, October 2, 2020 - 10:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The City of Federal Way will host “Clean up Federal Way!”, a litter removal event, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 17, which will focus on cleaning up key areas throughout the city as well as various neighborhoods.

    The event was rescheduled after unhealthy air...

    Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 1:00pm