Tagged with 'Federal Way'

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit will be hosting a series of neighborhood drop-in sessions through April 17 to give the public a chance to hear about alternatives for extending light rail service from SeaTac to Federal Way. The... [Read more]

Federal Way man arrested for dealing in large amounts of child porn

Federal Way man arrested for dealing in large amounts of child porn

Detectives from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) Missing and Exploited Children’s Task Force (MECTF) have arrested a man for dealing in large amounts of sexually explicit material involving minors. Adrian... [Read more]

Storytelling Festival Returns to PowellsWood July 26-27

Storytelling Festival Returns to PowellsWood July 26-27

by Greg Wright Monte Powell’s garden in Federal Way plays host to a regional festival with international flavor… the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. Curated by Des Moines resident Margaret... [Read more]

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden Gets Major Facelift, Set to Reopen

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden Gets Major Facelift, Set to Reopen

by Greg Wright Summer is a great season to visit newly renovated PowellsWood Garden, 430 S. Dash Point Road. The garden will re-open its doors to the public, with a celebration on June 22nd and 23rd 2013.... [Read more]

Local Storytelling Festival Goes International in Scope

Local Storytelling Festival Goes International in Scope

by Greg Wright Storytelling has become a worldwide phenomenon. The Puget Sound’s newest annual festival, hosted at PowellsWood Garden on the upper edge of the Redondo greenbelt, is expanding this year... [Read more]

Two Federal Way Schools Put Into Lockdown after Stabbing Thursday

Two Federal Way Schools Put Into Lockdown after Stabbing Thursday

The King County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday (Feb. 7) responded to a report of a stabbing in Camelot Park, located just outside of the City of Federal Way, and put Thomas Jefferson High and Camelot Elementary... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Seeking 16-Year Old Nathan K. Duncan, Last Seen Dec. 30

Des Moines Police Seeking 16-Year Old Nathan K. Duncan, Last Seen Dec. 30

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking a missing 16-year old boy named Nathan K. Duncan (pictured above), last seen Dec. 30, 2012 at the Safeway store at 288th and Military Road. Nathan was seen... [Read more]

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to Fiery I-5 Semi-truck Fatality Collision

State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to Fiery I-5 Semi-truck Fatality Collision

Washington State Patrol detectives are looking for witnesses to the fiery I-5 fatality collision that happened early Sunday morning near Federal Way (read our previous coverage here). Early Sunday morning,... [Read more]

Fuel Tanker Truck Crash Kills Driver in Fiery Federal Way Accident

Fuel Tanker Truck Crash Kills Driver in Fiery Federal Way Accident

South King Fire & Rescue units, along with a ladder truck from Valley Regional Fire Authority, responded to a tanker truck crash that took the life of a 68-year old driver at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday... [Read more]

South King Fire’s Hazardous Materials Team Responds to Fed. Way Apartment

South King Fire’s Hazardous Materials Team Responds to Fed. Way Apartment

A 911 call came into to South King Fire & Rescue Saturday (Oct. 13) at 5:35 p.m. for the fire department to respond and investigate a possible chemical hazard and odor at a Federal Way apartment complex. Fire... [Read more]

Two Federal Way Teens Killed After Fall Near North Bend

Two Federal Way Teens Killed After Fall Near North Bend

Two Federal Way teenagers were killed Sunday night (Sept. 16) after falling during a hike near Otter Falls outside of North Bend, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Cindi West told... [Read more]

Regional Storytelling Festival Draws National Attention

Regional Storytelling Festival Draws National Attention

by Greg Wright Earlier this summer, Monte Powell’s garden in Federal Way played host to a new regional storytelling festival… the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. Curated by Des Moines resident... [Read more]

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Lt. John Riley and Firefighter Rob Pysher were recognized at a July 24 South King Fire and Rescue Commissioner’s meeting for their efforts in saving the life of their fellow Engine 66 crew member, Wynn Loiland…

New Storytelling Festival “Nourishes the Community’s Lifeblood” – VIDEO

New Storytelling Festival “Nourishes the Community’s Lifeblood” – VIDEO

by Greg Wright Over 340 guests showed up at PowellsWood Garden on Dash Point Road July 14 to sample some seventeen total hours of storytelling from ten different storytellers, and everyone seemed delighted... [Read more]

Ariana Kukors, Who Trained at Mt. Rainier Pool, Will Swim in Olympics

Ariana Kukors, Who Trained at Mt. Rainier Pool, Will Swim in Olympics

Federal Way native Ariana Kukors, who has trained at Des Moines’ Mt. Rainer Pool, will be in the 2012 Summer Olympics, opening Friday, July 27 in London, and continuing through Sunday, August 12. Kukors... [Read more]

Meet the Architect of the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival, Coming July 13-14

Meet the Architect of the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival, Coming July 13-14

by Greg Wright “Pleasures were simpler then,” wrote Indiana novelist Booth Tarkington about the waning days of the 19th century. “But that has never meant less pleasure. Life was slower; but that... [Read more]

Motor Home Motors Into Federal Way Home, Injures Driver

Motor Home Motors Into Federal Way Home, Injures Driver

A test drive of a Motor Home took a took a turn for the worse Friday afternoon when a reported mechanical failure led to the driver losing control and crashing into a Federal Way house in the 500 block of Marine Hills…

Regional Storytelling Festival Debuts at PowellsWood in July

Regional Storytelling Festival Debuts at PowellsWood in July

For thousands of years, the role of the storyteller has been to educate, entertain, and enchant listeners, young and old. Storytelling celebrates the wisdom and diversity of human experience, often using... [Read more]