Federal Way Mirror, May 23, 2014
May 23, 2014 edition of the Federal Way Mirror
OPINION | Mirror says goodbye to long-time sports editor  Mayor on the PACC: ‘Let’s light this candle’  10 candidates file for state, national seats Four candidates spark Congressional primary election in August BY GREG ALLMAIN firstname.lastname@example.org MIRROR crat) Don Rivers (Democrat) Doug Basler (Republican) Mark Greene (Citizens Party) For the legislative races, three of the four state representative candidates (Dovey, Freeman and Kochmar) have been Federal Way City Council members in the relatively recent past. Baruso was part of the group of recent applicants for the Council position vacated by Mayor Jim Ferrell when he took the top spot at City Hall. Baruso was a nalist in the voting process, but ultimately lost out to Lydia Assefa-Dawson. Miloscia is a well-known Republican who previously served as a state representative from 1999-2012 as a Democrat. His opponent, Song, has already received nods from powerful Democrats, among them state Sen. Tracey Eide, who is vacating the position. To learn more, visit www.kingcounty.gov/elections. DIVISION OF SOUND PUBLISHING VOL. 16, NO. 21 F E D E R A L WAY BUSINESS | Vape business positioned for success with growing trend  POLICE | Woman in hiding claims ex hired men to follow her  COMMUNITY | Communities in Schools raises $52,000 for students  SPORTS | Andru Pulu re ects on chance KOMEN | Local survivor raises breast cancer to play for Seahawks  awareness [13-20] FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014 | 75 L ast Friday marked the candidate ling deadline for upcoming elections, with a bevy of familiar Federal Way names ling for state-level positions. According to information available from King County Elections, those who have led so far are: Legislative District No. 30 - State Senator: Mark Miloscia (Republican) Shari Song (Democrat) Legislative District No. 30 - State Representative Position No. 1: Gregory Baruso (Democrat) Linda Kochmar (Republican) Legislative District No. 30 - State Representative Position No. 2: Jack Dovey (Republican) Roger Freeman (Democrat) United States Representative, Congressional District No. 9: Adam Smith (Demo- Many walkers and runners participated in the second annual Break the Chains of Human Tra cking 5k fundraiser on Saturday. The Federal Way Coalition Against Tra cking raised $18,000 during the event, which includes a $5,000 grant from Franciscan Health System and $700 from the Boeing Co. The organization provides preventive education to the community. PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED BY SHELLY PAULS Breaking the chains Federal Way Council weighs new enhancements to PACC, discusses funding BY RAECHEL DAWSON email@example.com e yet-to-be approved, $31.85 million Performing Arts and Conference Center may have additional costs, city o cials discov- ered a er a Blue Ribbon Panel recommendation earlier this month. e Federal Way City Council met on Tuesday to discuss enhancements to the proposed facility that several suggested during the panel’s discussions. e enhancements include more square feet for features, such as a separate entrance hall, or “outdoor vestibule,” a bigger kitchen and a larger area for o ce, storage and dressing rooms. But Patrick Doherty, the city’s community development director, said the added square feet won’t be free. Doherty presented the Council three options at the special meeting — the rst being more space in the front of the center. .com “ e Blue Ribbon Panel made a strong recommendation to front-of-house changes — an enhanced entry lobby and external vestibule … by moving it outside, all this space is clear for queueing for a big event, for will call lines that might be long for a big performance,” Doherty said. “It allows for more gracious circulation for especially some of the larger events, it’ll increase the point of sales at the box o ce …” is rst option would cost $210,000 but would allow for more tables in the lobby if a banquet was held. e other two choices are pitted against each other. Option “2a” illustrates a center with a larger kitchen space but only enough counter surface, sinks and ovens to be considered a catering kitchen. Doherty explained this would act as an interim step if other entities wanted to expand to a full kitchen later down the road. “ e reason for that is our developer has been contacted by a hotel recently who was actually very interested …” he said. “ e [ more PACC, page 3 ] FEDERAL WAY (253) 838-2424 1515 SO. 344TH ST. www.eagletire.com Must present coupon to get this price. Fluid/filter disposal charges only. Most cars & light trucks. Vehicles requiring synthetic or diesel oil filter may cost extra. No other discounts apply. Additional charge for shop supplies may be added. Redeemable only at Eagle Tire & Automotive. THE TIRES YOU NEED. THE SERVICE YOU TRUST.