Tuesday, September 25, 2007

What's News in Federal Way -- Sept. 25, 2007

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Federal Way voters will get chance to go with strong mayor
SEATTLEPI.NWSOURCE.COM (9/24) -- Federal Way voters are going to decide whether to change the city's form of government to a strong, elected mayor. King County elections today validated petitions calling for the strong-mayor initiative. More...

Foster mother pleads guilty to assaulting child
SEATTLETIMES.NWSOURCE.COM (9/24) -- A woman who burned her foster daughter's tongue with a heated fork, beat her feet with dumbbells and stuck a needle into the girl's eye several times pleaded guilty today to three counts of assault. Chornice Y. Kabbelliyaa, who also goes by the last name of Lewis, pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to one count of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree assault for her treatment of her cousin and foster daughter. Kabbelliyaa, 34, of Federal Way is the girl's cousin and had been her licensed foster mother since the girl was 5 years old. More...

Fast-moving car-pool lanes tough for turns
SEATTLETIMES.NWSOURCE.COM (9/24) -- A Kent woman says she and her husband don't see eye to eye on use of Highway 99's recently completed car-pool lanes in the Federal Way area. Those lanes are outside lanes, and anyone can use them for right turns, such as turning into strip malls and other businesses or at intersections. More...

Korean culture takes the stage
THENEWSTRIBUNE.COM (9/25) -- Hundreds of people watched break dancing, a drum dance and other forms of Korean culture performed Saturday in a Federal Way mall. More...

Free Staged Reading of "Baby" (PDF)
CITYOFFEDERALWAY.COM -- In conjunction with Theatre of Puget Sound's FREE Theatre Week, the Knutzen Family Theatre is presenting a FREE staged reading of this hilarious play about a baby who forgets his pre-birth training and is completely overwhelmed by adults from birth to the first birthday. Thursday, October 18, 2007, 8:00pm More... (PDF) (Map)

A Review: St. Croix -- Sometimes quiet, always Dangerous
APARTMENTRATINGS.COM (9/23) -- Almost everyone in this almost 300 apt complex has pit bulls. I was told a year ago that all of those would be out withing two months. With pit bulls, comes large feces, lots of barking,and the entire mentality of having pit bulls these days-- CRYSTAL METH! More... (Map)

Sports roundup
FEDERALWAYNEWS.NET (9/25) -- Federal Way came away with a big win in the South Puget Sound League North Division opener for both teams. The Falcons took control early with a 7-0 lead, but the Eagles came soaring back with 37 unanswered points. More...

Beamer blows away Rogers, 9-0
FEDERALWAYNEWS.NET (9/25) -- Todd Beamer High School rolled its girls soccer juggernaut right over the Rogers Rams, 9-0, at Federal Way Memorial Field Thursday. The Titans improved their South Puget Sound League South Division to 4-0-0 in South Puget Sound League South Division action and ran their overall record to 6-0-0. More...

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