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Federal Way City Council candidate charged in hardware store case

Some lawmakers drop their endorsements of Denise Yun amid theft allegations.

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Man, 22, dies in Federal Way shooting

A suspect was detained without incident, according to police.

Forensic scientist Darlene Valencia tests a blood sample for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, at the new Washington State Patrol toxicology lab in Federal Way. While scientists like Valencia are not yet working on real evidence at the Federal Way lab, they are testing their equipment to ensure its accuracy. (Photo by Alex Bruell / The Mirror)

Washington State Patrol to open toxicology lab in Federal Way

The State Patrol hopes the facility will be testing cases by the end of the year.

Denise Yun, left, is running against incumbent Federal Way City Councilmember (Position 7) Linda Kochmar, who is also the current council president. (File photos)

Denise Yun still in race for Federal Way City Council against Linda Kochmar

Despite theft accusation, Yun says that she has not quit her campaign and does not intend to do so.

Denise Yun, left, is running against incumbent Federal Way City Councilmember (Position 7) Linda Kochmar, who is also the current council president. (File photos)
Dick’s Drive-In opened July 27 on the west side of the Commons Mall, facing Pacific Highway South. (Photo by Bruce Honda)

Order up: Dick's Drive-In now open in Federal Way

Opened July 27 at The Commons Mall at South 320th Street and Pacific Highway South

Dick’s Drive-In opened July 27 on the west side of the Commons Mall, facing Pacific Highway South. (Photo by Bruce Honda)
Left to right: Heather Brandt, program manager for refugee and immigrant services at Lutheran Community Services Northwest; Ghulamfarooq Noorzai, case manager for the Stanikzai family, and Hamid Stanikzai, along with two of his children, pose for a picture at his Federal Way area home. (Photo by Alex Bruell / The Mirror)

Afghan family finds home in Federal Way after Kabul collapse

Family adjusts to life in the U.S.; father works in Kent

Left to right: Heather Brandt, program manager for refugee and immigrant services at Lutheran Community Services Northwest; Ghulamfarooq Noorzai, case manager for the Stanikzai family, and Hamid Stanikzai, along with two of his children, pose for a picture at his Federal Way area home. (Photo by Alex Bruell / The Mirror)
The owner of Trinity Ace Hardware, located in the 30600 block of Pacific Highway South in Federal Way, says a candidate for Federal Way City Council stole property from his store on July 18. (Alex Bruell / The Mirror)

Federal Way City Council candidate accused of hardware store theft

Denise Yun is running for position 7 on November ballot.

The owner of Trinity Ace Hardware, located in the 30600 block of Pacific Highway South in Federal Way, says a candidate for Federal Way City Council stole property from his store on July 18. (Alex Bruell / The Mirror)
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Man killed in drive-by shooting on Military Road near Federal Way

Incident in the early morning of July 15 as deputies went to check on the man.

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King County Council honors Federal Way's ‘American Idol' champ Iam Tongi

Tongi said he told the show he was from Seattle because ‘no one knows where Federal Way is’

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3 killed in early morning collision on I-5 in Federal Way

The victims are a 27-year-old Federal Way resident and two 25-year-old Seattle residents.

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Target building's demolition in Federal Way marks next step for downtown

The demolition process will begin July 17, according to the city.

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Ivone Langford, a Federal Way resident, holds her design that will be used at the upcoming Sound Transit link right rail Kent/Des Moines station. Alex Bruell/

Federal Way artist among those to be featured at Kent light rail station

Designs will be displayed at the new Kent/Des Moines stop

Ivone Langford, a Federal Way resident, holds her design that will be used at the upcoming Sound Transit link right rail Kent/Des Moines station. Alex Bruell/
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‘American Idol' winner Iam Tongi sings in Kent at Decatur High graduation

Tongi, of Federal Way, a member of the Decatur Class of 2023, wrapped up the ceremony

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Federal Way man charged in May killing

Prosecutors believe the man dumped the body of Roman Hurtado Hudai May 20 near Auburn

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Nicholas gets nearly 46 years for Federal Way murder of Sarah Yarborough

‘There will be accountability, no matter how many years it takes,’ judge said in court

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Decatur High School senior and “American Idol” contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror

It's Iam: Federal Way student wins ‘American Idol'

The city of Federal Way is planning a celebration to honor the Decatur High student’s victory

Decatur High School senior and “American Idol” contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror
Photo by Bruce Honda.
Iam Tongi sings “Courage” during the March 21 Federal Way City Council Meeting.

Will Iam Tongi win it all? Federal Way student competes in ‘Idol' grand finale

Final episode of ‘American Idol’ Sunday, May 21 for local singer, guitarist from Decatur High School

Photo by Bruce Honda.
Iam Tongi sings “Courage” during the March 21 Federal Way City Council Meeting.
Decatur High School senior and "American Idol" contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror

Federal Way's Iam Tongi advances to Top 5 on ‘American Idol'

Decatur High School student shows no signs of slowing down.

Decatur High School senior and "American Idol" contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror
The Green River, where a swimmer was swept away and drowned the summer of 2022. Image courtesy Enumclaw Fire Department.

Don't let the heat fool you: Rivers pose cold-water threat this time of year

Advice from local rescue agencies on how to stay safe while cooling off.

The Green River, where a swimmer was swept away and drowned the summer of 2022. Image courtesy Enumclaw Fire Department.
Apple Massage sits in the 28000 block of Pacific Highway South in Federal Way, as seen May 9. ALEX BRUELL,

Duo charged with promoting prostitution at King County massage businesses

The massage fronts include a location in Federal Way.

Apple Massage sits in the 28000 block of Pacific Highway South in Federal Way, as seen May 9. ALEX BRUELL,