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OPINION | Roegner: Did you vote correctly in the 2012 election?  Johnson: Understanding the meaning of transgender  FUEL TANKER CRASH | Investigation continues on fatal accident and fire  CRIME BLOTTER | Pervert photographer stalks men’s bathroom at local store 
SPORTS | Seahawks QB Russell Wilson FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2012 | 50¢ draws a big crowd in Federal Way 
‘Honoring Our Own’ celebrates veterans
CALENDAR | Upcoming events include free live jazz and winter farmers market 
Voters approve FWHS construction levy By ANDY HOBBS email@example.com
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Federal Way’s third annual tribute to veterans, “Honoring Our Own,” will run noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Todd Beamer High School, 35999 16th Ave. S. Attendance is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. There will be an opportunity for individual recognition of veterans in attendance. Keynote speaker is John E. Patrick, who was appointed interim director of VA Puget Sound Health Care System. The program includes patriotic songs, including performances by the Todd Beamer Wind Ensemble, the Harmony Kings Barbershop Chorus and Carol Stanley. Cadets from the Federal Way and Todd Beamer AFJROTC will present the colors and hold demonstrations. There will be a presentation of thank you letters written [ more HONORING, p. 31 ]
Pictured above: On election night at the Scoreboard Pub, Superintendent Rob Neu joins members from the Federal Way community and school district to celebrate the announcement that a capital projects levy is passing. Pictured below: State rep. candidate Linda Kochmar looks at the early election results Tuesday night on Bruce Honda’s iPad. PHOTOS BY ANDY HOBBS, The Mirror
District 30 state representative races: Kochmar and Freeman finish on top By ANDY HOBBS firstname.lastname@example.org
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The second time is a charm for a levy to rebuild Federal Way High School. Early election results show the Federal Way Public Schools capital projects levy passing at 57.6 percent. The levy was first presented ELECTION to voters in a Feb. 14 special election, where it failed with 55 percent of voters saying no. To pass, the levy required a simple majority of 50 percent plus one. In the months leading up to the general election, the school district engaged the public through multiple forums to communicate the need for a new school. “This is a monumental moment for Federal Way,” Superintendent Rob Neu said at an election night gathering at Scoreboard Pub. He credited efforts by the community, especially Citizens for Federal Way Schools, for the levy’s passage. “I was confident it was going to pass, but was overwhelmed by the significance of the margin.” Built in 1929, the current Federal Way High School shows its age. Structural problems with the current building include poor plumbing, leaky roofs, inadequate lighting, extensive water damage and outdated restrooms that fail to comply with certain codes and regulations. The building has undergone multiple expansions over the years that created a security hazard with dozens of entrances/ exits, along with poor accessibility for students.
In the two races for 30th District state representative, early results show Republican Linda Kochmar leading Democrat Roger Flygare for position 1, while in the position 2 race, Democrat Roger Freeman leads incumbent Republican Katrina Asay. Kochmar is edging Flygare by about 500 votes, with 50.9 percent voting for the Federal Way City Councilwoman, according
STATE RESULTS For a list of early election results for statewide races and ballot measures, see page 30 in today’s paper. to results on the Secretary of State website. Those election numbers take into account a handful of Pierce County voters from the Milton and Pacific areas. At an election night gathering at the Courtyard Marriott, Kochmar expressed [ more STATE REP., p. 29 ]
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Fuel tanker crash kills driver, sets fire Mirror staff reports
A Renton man faces vehicular homicide charges for his involvement in a fatal fuel truck crash in Federal Way. Firefighters and rescue crews responded to the crash at 2:30 a.m. Sunday on southbound Interstate 5, about a mile south of 320th Street. A tanker truck went off the roadway, smashed through a concrete barrier and burst into flames.
South King Fire and Rescue reports that the truck was hauling 9,000 gallons of aviation fuel. The crash killed the truck’s driver, who was identified as Joseph E. Bartkowski, 68, of Sumner. According to the state patrol, a Nissan Altima was traveling on southbound I-5 when the vehicle collided with the guardrail along the right side of the road. The vehicle came to rest in the roadway. All
four occupants got out of the vehicle and moved to the right shoulder of the road, according to reports. A Toyota Camry was traveling southbound and collided with the Altima. The Camry’s driver got out of the vehicle and moved to the shoulder, according to the state patrol. The tanker truck was traveling southbound when it collided with the Altima, veered off the road and down an embankment,
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Orion Industries will move to new facility in Auburn
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2011 Boeing Supplier of the Year has 265 employees in Federal Way By GREG ALLMAIN firstname.lastname@example.org
Orion Industries will move 265 employees to a new 100,000-square-foot facility in Auburn, according to the company. Located on 9th Avenue South in Federal Way, Orion specializes in aerospace products, including aircraft parts for Boeing. The non-profit company’s mission is to find permanent jobs for local people with disabilities or personal troubles. “We will still offer services in Federal Way, and anticipate being able to serve even more people after we move since we’ll be able to take on additional statements of work,” said Orion spokeswoman Kelly Maloney. “We haven’t yet decided whether we will retain our facility here in Federal Way. If we do, it’s possible we’ll “The city lease it out.” worked very The city fought long hard to try and hard to to make it keep Orion possible for Orion in Federal Industries Way, said city spokes- to find a suitable man Chris location Carrel. “The city within worked very the City of hard to try Federal Way.” to make it Chris Carrel, city possible spokesman for Orion Industries to find a suitable location within the City of Federal Way. Working with local brokers and Orion’s broker, city staff analyzed several potential sites, offering creative solutions to each site’s issues,” Carrel said in an email to The Mirror. “However, the company had very specific needs for its manufacturing facility, in terms of its size and location, that were unable to be satisfied with available properties in the city.” Orion has been an integral part of getting out-ofwork Federal Way residents back on their feet with its training and employment divisions. The company expects to continue to grow because of its status as a
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I want to bless the truck driver and his family I wanted to bless the truck driver and his family. He lost his life trying to save other lives by choosing to take his truck away from the accident and go through the sound barrier on I-5. It is all so sad. God bless you dear. May you be safe now. From a neighbor near the crash site.
Char Marriner, Federal Way
Did you vote correctly in 2012? The election is over, but there will be another one. Some of you remain confused about whether you voted correctly. If you want to belong to one of the two major political parties, it would be helpful to know which one you are. It might depend on what color you like best: red, blue or purple. Over the past several years, fewer voters are identifying with either the Democratic (32 percent) or Republican (24 percent) parties. They are choosing none of the above, making themselves a more desired political commodity: an independent (38 percent). And since states and counties are now either red for Republican or blue for Democrat, you may already live in the wrong place and need to move. If you are purple, you are an independent who can live anywhere you want, and politicians will court you during every election. The rest of the time, nobody will talk to you. If your heroes are Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower, Mitt Romney, or anyone with money or who works on Wall Street, you are probably a Republican. You might also be confused, since only 25 percent of Republicans liked Romney in the primaries. Even though they couldn’t keep track of what his positions were, 75 percent didn’t think he was Republican enough. If you know that “real” Republicans aren’t supposed to say anything nice about George W. Bush, you probably should get a Republican bumper sticker. If your heroes are any of the Kennedys, Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter, or Abraham Lincoln, and you like poor people and minorities,
you’re probably a Democrat. But you might also be confused because Lincoln was a Republican who sounded like a Democrat, and Carter was more popular when he wasn’t president. Democrats complained about Obama because he wasn’t liberal enough. However, having a fun guy like Joe Biden around made up for that. But this may help. Republicans believe that government should be very small, have no staff and no regulations unless something goes wrong, like your food gets E. coli. Then you want someone in government to blame. Also, Republicans believe in individual freedom and do not want government intruding into their lives — except they are pretty curious about what goes on in your bedroom. They want the government to tell a pregnant woman she can’t have an abortion if she is too poor to afford one. That pregnant woman is presumably a Democratic woman. A Republican woman would not get pregnant because they believe in abstinence and even want it taught in schools. Adding to Republicans’ curious nature about the bedroom, they also want to tell homosexuals that they have to marry someone of the opposite sex, which seems to run counter to being a homosexual. Democrats believe that government should be very big and should solve all of our problems, even the ones we really should solve ourselves. When something goes wrong, they don’t blame government. They blame the lack of money. They also blame Republicans because Republicans have all the money. [ more ROEGNER, page 7 ] Bob Roegner
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For most of us, understanding gender identity is like being a fish trying to understand water. We can use public restrooms without fear of verbal abuse, physical intimidation, or arrest. Our genders aren’t considered a mental disorder, and we don’t have to undergo extensive psychological evaluation in order to receive basic medical care. There’s a box for our gender on forms asking for it, and we don’t have to worry about being denied medical, financial or other services because someone doesn’t believe the gender marker on our ID matches our gender identity. We are what’s called “cisgender.” On Nov. 20, at least 38 names will be read at Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) events around the world. Compiled by transgendertdor.org, the names are updated as new information arrives. From Canada to India to Brazil, from Pennsylvania to Illinois to Washington, people who were victims of murder based on a bias against transgender people will be remembered. “Transgender” is an umbrella type term to include people who have gender non-conforming behavior or practices, such as cross-dressers, drag queens and transsexuals. Need help with a few definitions? (transequality.org): • Gender identity: An individual’s internal sense of being male, female, or something else. Not necessarily visible to others. • Gender expression: How a person represents one’s gender identity to others, often through behavior, dress, hairstyles, and other characteristics. • Cross-dresser: A term for people who dress in clothing traditionally or stereotypically worn by the other sex, but who often have no intent to live full-time as another gender. “Transvestite” is considered by many to be a derogatory word for cross-dressers. • Drag queen: Generally refers to men who dress as women (often celebrity women) for entertaining in bars or clubs. This term is also used in a derogatory manner to refer to any transgender woman. • Transsexual: A term for those whose gender identity is different from their assigned sex at birth. Some go through altering their body with hormones or surgery to help it match their gender identity. Someone who identifies as transgender falls outside of “male” or “female” boxes. Many people who identify as transgender, or “trans,” have strong feelings of being a gender other than the one of the body in which they live. A person might have male genitalia, XY chromosomes, and male hormones, while at the same time have a [ more JOHNSON, page 7 ]
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Sikh resident was attacked by a sick minority My husband and I were extremely upset when we read last Friday’s edition of The Mirror. The front page article about a local man attacking the Sikh cab driver was a devastating thing to learn about over our morning coffee. We aren’t oblivious
to this kind of hatred, but for some reason it seems that it happens far away from us. We have been known to have a cab pick us up for a night out and to take one home. We like being safe on the road, and honestly, our discussions with our cab drivers are always a highlight of the night. We make it a point to ask our drivers questions about how their night is, and when it
seems appropriate, to ask what brought them here. I remember one man in particular, from India, who was working seven days a week to bring his family here for a better life. This morning, my husband and I talked about that man, hoped it wasn’t him in your article, and we were disgusted by the idea that someone could do that to a human being. It makes me sad that the
attacker carries so much hatred in his heart that he can abuse another person in such a brutal manner. It is never acceptable to hurt someone in any way, for any injury, real or imagined. It makes it even worse when that desire to hurt is so misplaced as to completely miss the targeted religion, country, and involvement of the person, as this attacker did. I hope that the gentleman who was the victim of this crime can see that he was [ more LETTERS, page 7 ]
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City holds online diversity survey
Residents are encouraged to participate, and responses will remain anonymous. The survey asks 11 questions From staff reports related to the relationship between diversity and community involvement. The survey should take participants Federal Way is a diverse place, with 122 first lanapproximately 3-5 minutes to finish. The survey will guages spoken in Federal Way Public Schools, and be made available in English, Korean, Spanish and immigrant communities that come from places Russian. IN OTHER as divergent as Asia, Africa, Latin America and The city will make hard copies of the survey Eastern Europe. available at: To improve communication with the diverse • City Hall, 33325 8th Ave. S. populations that make up Federal Way’s approxi• Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St. mate 88,000 residents, the city is conducting a Diversity • King County Public Library, 34200 1st Way S. Survey available to all residents from Nov. 1-30. • Federal Way Chamber of Commerce, 31919 1st Ave. “The 2012 Diversity Survey asks questions about how S., Suite 202 (upstairs) people in this very multicultural community experience • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S. 352nd St. diversity, and what the commission’s priorities should Residents who complete the hard copy form of the be,” said the chairman of the city’s Diversity Commission, survey can return them to any of the above listed locaBob Danielle, in a news release. tions, or mail them to City Hall. Results will be counted The Diversity Commission is the entity responsible by those surveys completed and returned by Nov. 30. for putting together and sponsoring the survey, which is Contact Jay Bennett, Community Services Manager, at available at www.cityoffederalway.com/diversitysurvey. (253) 835-2650 or email@example.com.
[ ROEGNER, from page 6] While Democrats want government to control everything, they also believe in individual freedom, and although they are somewhat shy about government being in their bedroom, pretty much anyone else is welcome. Republicans don’t know what they do in there, but they are pretty sure God wouldn’t approve. Democrats believe women should be able to decide if they are going to have an abortion because Democrats have found that disagreeing with a woman’s right to choose, on any number of topics, has uncomfortable consequences. Republicans don’t like disagreeing with women, either. That’s why they want the government to tell a woman she can’t have an abortion. It cuts out a lot of unpleasant discussion and you get to blame the government. Democrats believe homosexuals should marry whoever they want. Democrats don’t think sexual abstinence makes much sense. They want condom dispensers in all the schools because they remember how well 18-year-old boys listen to adults. The new Republican hero, Paul Ryan, was Mitt Romney’s choice for vice president. They love his budget proposal, which cut just about everything from everybody. Ryan follows much of the thinking of Ayn Rand
brain that has developed more typically the way a female brain develops. This person could feel like she is a woman living in a man’s body. Although a small percentage (under 5 percent) of Americans identify as transgender, 41 percent of transgender youth have attempted suicide (National Center for Transgender Equality). Almost one in five transgender people have been refused medical care because of their status, and some report being assaulted, even violently, in a doctor’s office (msnbc.msn. com). To put this in perspective, note that between one
afraid of the NRA and all those Republicans who have guns. Republicans don’t want illegal immigrants in the country unless they do house work or yard work, cheap. They don’t want them to become citizens because they will probably vote for Democrats. Democrats don’t care who comes into the country, and they want them all registered to vote, because they will probably be poor and will vote for Democrats. The government will take care of them anyway. Republicans don’t want taxes and don’t want to pay for government — unless it is for defense, or if it helps us tell other countries how they should run their government. Then they don’t care what it costs. Democrats think taxes are for Republicans and don’t want to spend money on defense, although they like telling other countries what to do. They want to spend money on young people, poor people and old people. Pretty much anybody that might be a Democrat. Although they get confused about the difference between billions and trillions and how to account for money we don’t have. So, now do you know if you voted for the right person? Or do you need to move to another county or state?
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Kristina Schafer, Federal Way
A fire engine and two ambulances I have a question. It has probably been asked hundreds of times and you have answered it that many times, too. But I would still like to know. Last week, my neighbor needed to call 911. What showed up at the house? A fire engine and two ambulances. A couple of years ago, I was attacked by some bees. I passed out. My wife called 911. What showed up at the house? A fire engine and two ambulances. I have seen other instances like it in the neighborhood. This seems like overkill. Does it really take three vehicles to transport one person to the emergency room?
Leo J. Thoennes, Federal Way
Pay tribute to our veterans Veterans Day is a time when we honor those who have bravely served this country and risked their lives for our freedom. We are paying tribute to not only our veterans, but to those who did not live to be thanked as veterans, and to those whose fate is still undetermined — those missing in action.
Nov. 11 became a legal federal holiday in 1938, but it wasn’t until the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War that Veterans Day became a holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars. This American tradition continues to honor our past, and to commit to our future. It is a time where people acknowledge the debt we owe to the men and women who took up arms with dignity, commitment and courage to protect our families and friends. Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans who share a legacy of service that crosses generational lines and upholds values upon which our nation was founded — service to a cause greater than the self. Freedom is the most precious gift we have. In order to pay tribute to those willing to fight for our freedom, we must teach other generations this most noble of endeavors and continue our yearly gratitude and appreciation on Veterans Day. America has a sacred trust to care for those who defend her. From those who participated at Normandy on D-Day to the brave men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, it is important that on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, that we pause to remember those who have served us by serving in the military.
Maureen Hathaway, Federal Way
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and two percent of folks in our country are Jewish, have red hair, or have Down syndrome. We don’t stand for this type of discrimination and violence against people because of their religion, hair color, or chromosomal challenge. Why is our society not outraged at violence because of gender identity? Grow your awareness, and become an advocate for vulnerable youth and adults in our community.
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and her belief in the free market, individual freedom and limited government. Wait until Republicans find out that Ayn Rand was an atheist, favored abortion, didn’t take marriage all that seriously and believed in “rational self-interest.” She also was concerned about business and government getting too close to each other. Romney and Ryan want business to take over government. Democrats don’t trust business and think it needs to be controlled, but they aren’t interested in controlling government. According to Time magazine, 63 percent of Republicans still believe that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction when we invaded. Of those, 64 percent believe President Obama was born in another country. Democrats never believed there were weapons of mass destruction because they didn’t like President Bush, and they don’t care where Obama was born because he gives a good speech and likes beer. They liked Bush better when he liked beer. Most Republicans like wine. Democrats are afraid of global warming. Republicans think global warming is a fad, kind of like the hula hoop. Republicans don’t want any control on guns and oppose restoring the assault weapons ban. Democrats secretly want gun control, but are
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Man snaps pics in Macy’s bathroom trespassed from Macy’s previously after he was caught masturbating in the same restroom. The report notes that the trespass order had expired. • Boyfriend assaults pregnant girlfriend: At 1:04 a.m. Nov. 4 in the 33000 block of 24th Avenue South, a four-months pregnant woman was assaulted by her boyfriend. According to the report, the boyfriend also “imprisoned” her for a short time by not allowing her to leave the scene. The report also notes the boyfriend at one point obstructed the woman’s airway
Police Blotter Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: • Man loves the Macy’s bathroom: At 12:22 p.m. Nov. 4 in the 1900 block of South Commons, a man was arrested for photographing other men in the men’s restroom at Macy’s. According to police, the suspect had been
• When you bring strange women home…: At 12:14 p.m. Nov. 2 in the 31000 block of 14th Avenue South, a man reported that his Social Security Insurance debit card had been stolen. According to the report, the man had brought a woman back to his apartment earlier that day. While he was in the bathroom, the woman stole the debit card and left the apartment. The woman then cleaned the account out later in the day. The report notes the man only knew the woman by a “street” name. • Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz?: At 1:30 a.m. Nov. 4 in the 29000 block of 2nd Place SW, a man reported that the “badges” on his Mercedes vehicle
and punched her in the stomach during the assault. • Road rage suspect involved in two incidents: At 10:25 a.m. Nov. 4 in the 35000 block of 1st Avenue South, police responded to a report of a road rage incident. According to the report, a two vehicle collision, unrelated to the road rage incident, took place in the same area. One of the drivers in the collision was discovered to be the aggressor from the earlier road rage incident, and the report notes the person was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
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when Summers allegedly told her that it would be easier to massage her groin area “intravaginally,” according to documents. Summers then allegedly inserted his finger into the patient’s vagina. Mirror staff reports Summers has 20 days to respond to the charges and ask for IN OTHER A Federal Way chiropractor’s a hearing, and cannot practice in license was suspended this week Washington until the charges are over charges of sexual contact resolved, according to the health with three female patients. department. Greg Summers, owner of Summers Zielke said his client will formally Chiropractic and Massage at 2201 SW respond to the charges. 356th St., is accused of touching three “We believe that the charges will be patients inappropriately, according to the dismissed as groundless,” according to the state Department of Health and the Chistatement. ropractic Quality Assurance Commission. Robert Zielke, attorney for Summers, released a statement: “Dr. Summers denies the allegations as baseless. Anyone can file a complaint against a doctor even when the comMirror staff reports plaint is not accurate or not actionable. Here, the charges were issued without Federal Way police are searching for a the (Department of Health) having heard suspect in a residential burglary. Dr. Summer’s testimony and without his Police responded to a call at 7:30 a.m. opportunity to present contradictory Tuesday about a burglary in progress in evidence.” the 32000 block of 41st Ave. SW. Two The first incident allegedly took place male suspects and a vehicle were seen in March or April 2010. According to a leaving the area. statement of charges, Summers inserted The vehicle was located at a residence his fingers into a patient’s vagina “for the in the 30800 block of 50th Place SW, alleged purposes of massaging the patient where police believed a second burglary internally to prevent scar tissue from was taking place. forming and to alleviate pain.” The vehicle was confirmed as stolen, That patient was also an employee at and one male suspect was arrested, acthe clinic and was required to provide cording to police. A K-9 unit was unable massages to Summers in training sesto track the second suspect, who is still at sions, according to documents. large as of press time. During those sessions, Summers alThe suspect has been described as a legedly talked about his marital issues white male, about 20 years old, standing 5 and how he would “offer his body” as a feet 9 inches tall with a thin build, green teaching tool on “how to get a man hard,” stocking cap, jeans, and a black Carhart according to documents. jacket. A second patient ended treatment Anyone with information is asked to at the clinic after Summers allegedly call 911. touched her breasts during a chiropractic During the police activity, Decatur treatment session in September 2010. He High School, Green Gables Elementary is also accused of altering the patient’s and Twin Lakes Elementary were placed medical records after she filed a comon lockdown. The lockdown has since plaint. been lifted at all three schools, the district A third patient, who began seeking reports. Police report that a daycare centreatment at the clinic in 1994, was unter in the area was placed on lockdown. dergoing treatment in April or May 2011
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New Hope church in Federal Way provides support for the homeless, along with screening for Reach Out shelters. COURTESY PHOTO Those who help the homeless know that it truly takes a village, and that volunteers are priceless. The effort takes an emotional toll on the Millers, especially when they’ve done all they can do — and can’t connect the rest of the dots for someone. It’s a never-ending mission to secure enough food and get people out of the cold. “It bothers me that we can’t have an all-yearround facility,” said Eileen Miller, referring to financial limitations of the charity. “It hurts. It makes you cry.”
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Federal Way. Reach Out provides shelter, meals and case management services to homeless adults at Federal Way churches during the cold winter months. The charity is a program of Catholic Community Services of King County. On average, it costs Reach Out $22 to care for one person for one night. Within the past year, King County has seen a 6 percent growth in homelessness. For low-income families, any number of issues may precipitate becoming homeless – domestic violence, a health emergency, or a job loss. To learn more, visit www. reachoutfederalway.org or call (253) 854-0077.
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A woman named Nancy once lived in the woods with her husband, Kevin, for 13 and a half years. Today, Nancy and Kevin have sobriety, an income and an apartment of their own. They turned their lives around after finding support through New Hope Christian Fellowship. “All we did was direct her to resources,” said Rick Miller, New Hope’s outreach director. “It was being the hub in the wheel that helped them get secured.” New Hope, 31411 6th Ave. S., serves as a severe weather shelter and a screening station for clients of Reach Out Federal Way. The church also provides hot meals, hot showers, dry clothing, laundry service and computer access at least once a week. When helping the homeless, Rick and Eileen Miller compare their efforts to directing traffic, leading people to a place where they can make better choices. However, it’s the cold and wet winters that make New Hope, and other shelters like it, a necessity in Federal Way. “Winter is devastating to some of these people,” Miller said, grateful to know that New Hope’s assistance is appreciated. “Many of the people we serve end up coming back and helping at the shelter.” One of those clients is Mark Hoyt, who has volunteered the past three years, ever since the shelter gave him a warm place to stay. Before, he slept in the woods with a tarp, sleeping bag and no tent. “They were helping me out. I’m going to give back,” said Hoyt, who is now the assistant facilities manager and site resource manager. “They accept you for who you are. They let you be who you are.” Some clients suffer from severe mental illness and end up at New Hope after their release from Western State Hospital. Miller recalled a man who spent a week at the shelter during the winter of 2010. The man believed he was Queen Victoria from Amsterdam. New Hope found a way to accommodate the man until the weather warmed a bit and he moved on.
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The family would like to say a special thank you to her medical team at Pacific Medical of Seattle and Renton that helped her through her long battle. Funeral services were held on November 1, 2012 at Tahoma National Cemetary in Covington, WA. Arrangements were made by Yahn & Son Funeral Home. The family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Jan. 1, 2013. • Anticipated savings from lower premiums due to that changeover would be put toward officer wages • The city will pay 100 percent of accrued sick leave to an officer’s family, in the event of death in the line of duty • The city will pay 25 percent of accrued sick leave upon retirement into the law enforcement retirement fund • Officers will be eligible to accrue 204 vacation hours annually for 20 years of service, which is consistent with other city employees • The city will waive a $15 monthly payment for dental insurance “As I said, we’re asking for conditional approval of the tentative agreement. The guild will notify the city on Nov. 8 if (the agreement) has been ratified. And, if so, we will get the notification done to the health insurance provider so we can make it effective for 2013,” Richardson said. The council unanimously approved the tentative agreement. The FWPD guild’s decision was unavailable at press time.
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The Federal Way City Council held its first public hearing Nov. 6 on the proposed 2013-14 budget. No members of the public signed up to comment, but city finance director Tho Krause gave a presentation on the issues facing the city and its budget in the next few years. Krause started with a wide-angle view of the budget, reviewing overall revenues and expenses for the city as a whole. • The ongoing budget revenue is $52.6 million. The utility tax, sales tax and property tax account for 61 percent of total ongoing revenue, Krause said. • Ongoing expenditures total $48.2 million. About 53 percent of that budget is for public safety, which includes police, jail, prosecutors, the public defender and the courts, Krause said. • Krause noted that sales tax revenues are expected to increase by 1 percent for both 2013 and 2014, and increase by 2 percent for 2015 and 2016. Another issue that Krause touched on was closing the projected budget shortfalls for the 2013-14 budget. Federal Way had been able to close those operating gaps for the 2013-14 budget, thanks to city policy. In each year, what were originally projected operating gaps of approximately $1.1 million for 2013 and approximately $2.2 million for 2014, were able to be closed, according to Krause. It appears the city will be
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Local eye doctor battles cataracts across SE Asia By GREG ALLMAIN firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. John Jarstad, a renowned ophthalmologist and CEO of Evergreen Eye Centers in Federal Way, will share his experiences from a recent medical mission with the United States Navy “Pacific Partnership” program. On that four-month mission, Jarstad performed approximately 268 cataract surgeries and dozens of other procedures for impoverished people in Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines. “It was really great. There’s a totally different culture there,” he said of the varied countries he visited with his wife, Patricia, a licensed heath care volunteer. When it came to visiting Vietnam, John Jarstad said there was a strange juxtaposition between this time and the last time he thought he might be visiting that country. “I was in the last group drafted for the Vietnam War, and the war ended before our group was supposed to go, so we didn’t have to serve,” he said. “That was something that was a little eerie, to go over there and actually help the people that I would have been interacting with in totally different circumstances (in the past).” Part of Jarstad’s mission was to perform surgeries, and also exchange information, he said. “We also taught the local
doctors the newest technology we brought along, and let them come onboard the ship, and operate on their own people under our guidance,” he said. “And then we had an information exchange, with the leading doctors in Indonesia, who came on ship and lectured. They also observed and showed us a few techniques (they’ve developed) on their end.” Jarstad said this trip was different because he was allowed to go onshore to work and teach in local hospitals. Previously, everything was done onboard the Navy ship that was part of the mission. “That was a first for the Navy, and I have to give credit to the commanding officers. … They kind of went out on a limb to let me do that because it’s not part of the protocol and had never been done before,” he said. “After the trip, they decided that’s something they would do in the future because it was huge success, according to them.” Cataracts were the most common malady, Jarstad said, because of the equatorial environment and increased exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun. A curious social view that is prevalent throughout much of Southeast Asia seems to cause the cataracts, Jarstad noted. “One of the customs there is people don’t wear sunglasses or eye protection,” he said. “I asked them why they don’t wear sun-
glasses, because they know it’s bad to be exposed to ultraviolet rays. They said that people who wear sunglasses are thought to be shady or dishonest characters.” One patient that stood out among the hundreds he treated, Jarstad said, was a 9-year-old girl in Vietnam. “She received excessive radiation to a tumor above her eyebrow, and it really caused a lot of radiation damage, and a droopy eyelid, and her eyelashes were turned in and rubbing on her eye. She had several things wrong with her, including an ear that looked really terrible, like a scarred, cauliflower type ear,” he said. “And so we started in on her and repaired her eyelid and were able to find a dermatologist on the ship who could resurface her skin. At the end, she looked really great except for her ear. I was able to get one of the local Vietnamese doctors, who was an ear specialist, to fix that ear.” “It was really successful,” he added, “and the girl had a million dollar smile at the end, which really made it worthwhile.”
Check it out Dr. John Jarstad and his wife, Patricia, will share his experiences at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Federal Way, 841 S. 308th St. Admission to the event is free, and all are invited to attend.
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Honoring Our Own: Veterans Day observance Nov. 12 in Federal Way
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ederal Way’s third annual tribute to veterans, Honoring Our Own, will run noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Todd Beamer High School, 35999 16th Ave. S. Attendance is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. There will be an opportunity for individual recognition of veterans in attendance. Keynote speaker is John E. Patrick, who was appointed interim director of VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Patrick has a long history of providing leadership to both the VA and the communities in which he has lived. Honors include a Distinguished Service Award from the Danville, Ill., Jaycees for service to the community, a Federal Women’s Program “Man of the Year” award in the St. Louis, Mo., community, and a commendation from the Under Secretary for Health for improving communications and providing leadership to the health care system’s Public Affairs Officers. The program includes patriotic songs, including performances by
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the Todd Beamer Wind Ensemble, the Harmony Kings Barbershop Chorus and Carol Stanley. Cadets from the Federal Way and Todd Beamer AFJROTC will present the colors and hold demonstrations. There will be a presentation of thank you letters written by Federal Way students for U.S. military serving overseas. A banner signed by dozens of people in the Federal Way community will be donated to a local veterans hospital. The event is sponsored by the Historical Society of Federal Way and the Federal Way In Support Of All Kiwanis. To learn more, contact (253) 945Who Served 7842 or email@example.com.
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Retired veterans in Federal Way recently went back to boot camp. Their mission? Learning to use a cellphone. Their instructors? Teenagers. Last month, Todd Beamer High School Air Force JROTC cadets tutored residents at Village Green Retirement campus about the bells and whistles on today’s tech gadgets. Some residents, for example, wanted to learn how to send a text message to their grandchildren. Village Green has 187 residents who appreciate the intergenerational mingling with the cadets. The military connection also runs deep. “Almost all of the men who live here served in one capacity or another,” said Kimberly Vickers, executive director, who praised the partnership with the cadets: “They’re so forward thinking and worldly.”
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In the coming months, the cadets will show the Village Green residents how to use laptop computers, desktop computers, and tablet devices like the iPad. Maj. Barry Jones, senior aerospace science instructor at Todd Beamer, keeps his cadets active in the community. The cadets participate in color guard ceremonies, drill competitions and food drives. They read to elementary school students and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. One visible project includes the roundabout on the road leading into Todd Beamer High School. Last year, the cadets contributed 4,200 hours of service, Jones said. This year, the program has 145 students who are learning to create and achieve goals. Jones has led the program since its inception eight years ago. “It’s cool to feel like there’s somebody out there who appreciates what we do,” he said. JROTC cadets from Todd Beamer and Federal Way high schools will participate in the annual Honoring Our Own event, which begins at noon Nov. 12 at Todd Beamer High School.
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Jerry DeLaFontaine, 88, enjoys helping others. As a 20-year volunteer with Multi-Service Center’s Federal Way Food Bank, and the Community Caregiving Network, DeLaFontaine has met nice people along the way and has had fun making an impact in his community. “It’s a duty, really, to do something for someone else,” he said. “It’s the best way to spend your hours, to help others who need help.” DeLaFontaine’s service to others started in spring 1943, when he left college to enlist in the United States Air Force. As a pilot of cargo planes, DeLaFontaine flew small, single-engine planes and larger C-47s throughout the Philippines and New Guinea. He had a crew of 12 guys, mostly former crop-duster pilots. “They were some of the best pilots in the world,” he said. Together, they shuttled everything from shovels to jeeps, and hospital equipment to mail, all to reinforce troops doing battle. As a pilot, there were many places he had to learn to land a plane in tight spaces, like on a neighborhood street in between houses. “There was no room for mistakes,” he said. He remembers a couple of times when his plane crashed — once when the wings came off and the plane just fell apart. “Luckily, it didn’t burn. I’m a lucky guy,” he said. “God takes good care of me.” DeLaFontaine still carries important items to people in need, his mission now less risky, but still critical. He volunteers as a member of the food bank’s van-driving crew, picking up donated food from area grocery stores to bring back to families in need. “I’m surprised that so many people need help, more help than they can get really,” he said. When he’s not helping others, DeLaFontaine and his wife Janice — they’ve been married for 65 years — do a bit of traveling, or spend time with their growing family of three children, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Life may not be as dramatic as flying cargo in and out of tight spots during wartime, but helping others has offered Jerry DeLaFontaine a lifetime of joy.
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As a senior in high school, Grandpa got his first vehicle: A green U.S. Army Jeep. He graduated early and went to boot camp, then to the European battlefields in World War II. For decades after the war, Grandpa discussed few details, at least with his family. We heard stories here and there, mostly about post-war shenanigans. A favorite story: He would sell
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American cigarettes to French civilians, and an army buddy would confiscate the cigarettes about a block away, then sell the same smokes all over again. When I was a kid, he showed me a Nazi flag — a “souvenir” from the war. He fished it out of the attic one day. The flag had thinned with age, but its evil was still ripe. I once asked about a rifle that hangs above his fireplace to this day: “Where did you get
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almost 90 percent of his platoon was killed. Desperate and outnumbered, Grandpa and the remaining Americans charged the Germans with their bayonets. This earned him a Bronze Star. After years in storage, the medal now hangs on a wall at his home. At 84, Grandpa is long removed from young adulthood. But he can replay every vivid minute of certain battles like a movie on a screen, he said. Those scenes are tattooed on his mind, for better or worse. I look at photo albums from his deployment,
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and I see more than just American soldiers. I see boys who became men overnight. I see students who were posing for their final photo. I see survivors who made it home to start families and careers. I see representatives of a generation that cemented America’s moxie, pride and prosperity. I see the last generation of Americans who understand a real threat to our way of life — and know what it means to truly fight for freedom. Grandpa, you are my hero. I admire your courage more than you’ll ever know. Anytime you want to talk, I am ready to listen and learn. Mirror editor Andy Hobbs: editor@ federalwaymirror.com. This column was first published in October 2009. Sure do miss you, Grandpa.
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Commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has been linked to military service. U.S. military veterans are more likely to develop the debilitating disease than those with no military service, according to the ALS Association. ALS causes the breakdown of nerves that control muscle movement in the body. There is no known cause for the disease, which leaves patients unable to walk, get out of bed or care for themselves. Most ALS victims die from respiratory failure. In 2008, the Department of Veterans Affairs declared ALS as a service-connected disease. As a result, military veterans who are diagnosed with ALS are eligible for health care and disability benefits. The specific connection between ALS and military service, however, remains a mystery. Some research suggests that exposure to certain toxins and environmental factors may play a role. Recent studies suggest that Gulf War veterans are more likely to develop neurological disorders similar to ALS. According to a study by Harvard University, men with any history of military service face a 60 percent greater risk of ALS than those who did not serve. “This increase appeared to be largely independent of the branch of service and the time
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Acaregiver’sstory For 18 months after being diagnosed with ALS, Vern Warner’s body rapidly deteriorated. The former U.S. Army serviceman, successful construction company owner and Delores Warner wrote a book that details her family’s active outdoorsman eventually required journey in caring for her husband, Vern (pictured at left), round-the-clock care. Confined to a bed in a veteran who died of Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She is pictured a room of the Auburn house that he built, with two of her children, Derek Warner and Sirena Sagdahl. Vern had lost the ability to feed and clean Warner had served in the U.S. Army in himself. Germany during the Korean War, making Vern’s suffering came to an end on June him eligible for treatment and a disability 23, 2010. He was 76. check. His wife, Delores Warner, recently self“I wanted to tell what we learned the published a book, “Don’t Buy Too Many hard way as caregivers,” said Delores Green Bananas: Living with ALS.” The Warner, whose three grown children — personal story chronicles her husband’s Desiree, Derek and Sirena — also shared struggle with the disease — and his famcaregiving duties. “It was a family effort, ily’s emotional experience as caregivers. From hospice care and therapy to proper but we made it.” equipment and clothing, Warner’s book includes advice to make life In Support Of In Support Of easier for home caregivers. All All One silver lining in the caregiving Who Served Who Served journey was the assistance from the Mark & Robin Veterans Administration Hospital South Sound Santa Lucich at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Vern
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Medina will present a night of “Samba to Soul” at 5 p.m. Nov. 11 at Marine View, 8469 Eastside Drive NE, Tacoma. Free admission, all ages welcome. Contact (253) 2299206 or www.marineviewpc.org. Service Excellence Group of Federal Way: Group is helping raise donations to the veterans in need in the Federal Way and Puget Sound area. The Reach Out shelter has agreed to accept all items and ensure the veterans get them. The items should be brought to the Honoring Our Own event set for noon Nov. 12 at Todd Beamer High School, 35999 16th Ave. S. Contact (253) 838-3511. Multicultural book group: Next meeting is 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Federal Way Regional Library featuring a discussion on the novel “Into the Beautiful North” by Luis Alberta Urrea. Newcomers welcome. Contact (253) 859-8349. St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary: Next meeting is 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the medical office building located next to the hospital on 9th Avenue South. Group meets the second Wednesday of the month. Contact email@example.com. Winter farmers market: The Federal Way Farmers Market is opening up a winter market inside The Commons Mall next to Starbucks. Starting Nov. 16, the market will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the holidays. Market will feature produce and flowers from local farmers, along with food and handcrafted gifts, live music and a kids fun zone. Business sponsorships available. To get a booth, contact Karla at (253) 261-8157.
Humanitarians: After a fourmonth humanitarian mission on board the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship, performing hundreds of vision-saving surgeries in Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia, Federal Way ophthalmologist Dr. John Jarstad and his wife, Patricia, will relate their experiences Nov. 16 about their labors with Pacific Partnership 2012. The presentation will be at 7 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Federal Way Building, 841 South 308th St. Admission is free and all are welcome. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Pink Ribbon Bazaar: The annual Pink Ribbon Bazaar runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at Belmor Park Clubhouse, 2101 S. 324th St., Federal Way. Includes craft vendors, holiday lunch, bake sale, and more. All proceeds go to cancer research. Contact Avis at (206) 261-3245. Meeker Middle School Holiday Bazaar: Annual fundraiser runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at 4402 Nassau Ave. NE in the Browns Point area. More than 80 vendors. Contact (253) 927-5245. Scholarships for moms: Blossom Nursing Assistant Training School will give away three scholarships valued at more than $2,000 to deserving single mothers who are currently out of work throughout the Puget Sound. The scholarships will be handed out 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 17 at the school’s grand opening, located at 24860 Pacific Highway S., Kent. Learn more at (206) 228-9990 or www. blossomcna.com. Lakeland Elementary craft and gift bazaar: Enjoy holiday shopping, crafts and goodies at
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live.com. Thanksgiving meals: Heritage Bank seeks donations by Nov. 19 for Thanksgiving meals to feed the hungry. Items needed include aluminum roasting pans, boxes of stuffing mix, cans of cranberry sauce, cans of green beans, gravy mix, and cans of cream of mushroom soup. Bank is at 32303 Pacific Highway S. Call (253) 941-8541. Messiah: Federal Way Symphony Choral Society invites singers, church choirs, school choruses, and community choruses to sing Handel’s “Messiah” on stage with the society and the Federal Way Symphony. Rehearsals will be every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Todd Beamer High School. Concert is Nov. 18 at St. Luke’s Church. Call (253) 344-1754. Women’s Club of Federal Way: Monthly meeting will be 11 a.m. Nov. 28 at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club. Speaker will be storyteller, teacher and historian Karen Haas on the topic of the American Revolution with viewpoints from both sides. Cost is $14. Newcomers welcome. Reservations: (253) 927-2766. Used book sale: Friends of the Federal Way Libraries will host a used book sale Dec. 1 and 2 at the Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S. Learn more at email@example.com. Christmas concert: Federal Way Symphony a holiday concert at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at St. Luke’s Church, featuring pianist Christina Siemens and a performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite.” Tickets are $31 for adults, $27 for seniors, free for students 18 and under. Visit federalwaysymphony.org or call (253) 529-9857. East India Grill: Popular cooking class runs 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Saturdays. Cost is $20 per class, which includes full meal and spices/ herbs to take home. Registration required. Call (253) 529-9292.
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boys and girls club registering for hoops The Federal Way Boys and Girls Club is enrolling for the 2012 Fall Basketball League. Registration has been extended until Nov. 9. Registration can be done online at fw-bgc.org or in person at the Club. Teams are formed by local school and/or area. The divisions are divided into coed leagues, which consists of first-second grades, third-fourth and fifthsixth. The season runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 22. Games are played at the Boys and Girls Club and local middle schools. The program costs $60 for all Leagues (plus $36 current Club membership fee). For more information please contact Dolan Holt, Athletic Director at (253) 681-6514 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Football: Eagles squeak by Issaquah in opener Federal Way advances into Class 4A state tournament after 24-14 win, home rematch with Rogers awaits By CASEY OLSON email@example.com
Things weren’t as easy as a lot of people thought for the second-ranked Federal Way High School football team. Issaquah, the fifth seed from the KingCo League, gave a depleted Federal Way all they could handle Friday night before the Eagles pulled away in the second half for a 24-14 victory at Federal Way Memorial Stadium. Federal Way, playing without starters Chico McClatcher, Rod Jones and Mike Tate, turned the ball over an amazing six times during the game. Something that hasn’t happened to the 10-0 Eagles all season. Federal Way entered the game with a +16 turnover ratio. “That was really unlike us,” said longtime head coach John Meagher. “Obviously, we came out a little tight, which was strange. We didn’t practice like that all week and didn’t warm up like that.” But the Eagles were able to ride senior running back Zeek McNeal all game long. McNeal, Federal Way’s leading rusher all season, finished with a careerbest 293 yards, including three runs of over 50 yards and a 65-yard touchdown burst. “All I could think about is that I didn’t want this to be our last game,” McNeal said. “It was a gut check.” Next up for the Eagles will be a rematch with the Rogers Rams, an old South Puget Sound League South Division foe, at 7 p.m. Friday night at Federal Way Memorial Stadium. Federal Way beat up the Rams in their season opener, 41-14. A berth into the state quarterfinals will be on the line. Rogers (6-4) beat Monroe, the second seed from the Wesco Conference, 14-7 Friday night in Monroe. But Friday night, the Eagles got a big dose of reality on Issaquah’s first play [ more EAGLES page 23 ]
Federal Way senior Zeek McNeal ran for a career-best 293 yards and a touchdown during the Eagles’ 24-14 win over Issaquah in the preliminary round of the state playoffs Friday night. Federal Way hosts Rogers at 7 p.m. tonight. casey olson, The Mirror
Playoff preview: Rogers @ Federal Way By CASEY OLSON firstname.lastname@example.org
Federal Way senior Aaron Persinger makes a tackle Friday against Issaquah while Marcus Fielder (9) looks on.
When: 7 p.m. tonight, Nov. 9 Where: Federal Way Memorial Stadium What’s at stake: A berth into the quarterfinal round of the 16-team Class 4A State Football Playoffs. The winner of the Federal Way-Rogers game will play the winner of a game between Camas and Arlington. Camas (10-0) won the Greater St. Helen’s League and is currently the third-ranked team in the state behind Skyline (10-0) and Federal Way (10-0). Arlington (5-5) upset unbeaten Kentwood last week in the preliminary round of the state playoffs. The winner of the Camas/Arlington game will host Federal Way or Rogers on Nov. 16 or 17. How they got here: Second-ranked Federal Way won a surprisingly tough game against [ more PLAYOFF preview page 23 ]
Cross country: Beamer girls run at state meet, Jex finishes up in 32nd By CASEY OLSON email@example.com
In their first-ever appearance at the Class 4A State Cross Country Championships, the Beamer girls finished up in 15th place overall. The Titans ended up with 323 team points and finished above Auburn Riverside in the team standings. Beamer was led by Ashley Mason, who finished up in 64th place overall in a time of 19:43.0 over the 5-kilometer course at the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco Saturday after-
noon. Camas High School literally ran away with the Class 4A team championship with Austin Jex 50 points, well above secondplace Tahoma, who finished with 103 points. Sophomore Alexa Efraimson won the individual race in 17:34.2. Last year’s champion, Mount Rainier’s Jordan McPhee, was second in 18:10.9.
Other Beamer finishers Saturday were sophomore Lily Do in 87th place (20:09.2), freshman Angela Mendoza in 93rd (20:12.0), junior Alyssa Donawa in 109th (20:35.9), sophomore Paige Hallstrom in 120th (21:06.0), freshman Alyssa Odom in 125th (21:13.6) and freshman Jessa Barth in 126th (21:13.9). The Titans qualified by finishing in the eighth and final position at the West Central/Southwest District Meet. The Beamer boys duo of Austin [ more x-country page 24 ]
Wilson, the Seattle Seahawks rookie Seahawks QB Russell quarterback, was in town Monday to sign and pose for photos at Walt’s Auto Care comes to town autographs Center. Wilson was in town to kick off a food drive for the Federal Way Multi-Service Center. The line stretched around the block. Despite having a charity engagement, Wilson signed for everybody who stood in line. casey olson, The Mirror
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Sidelines: Russell Wilson’s State swim/dive preview stock set to go through roof At King County Aquatic Center, Federal Way
at a suburban auto repair shop. Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Drew Brees are too busy making millions doing commercials for Gatorade, Dodge and Nyquil, among others. Even fellow rookie starters like Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are pretty much set for life with their contracts and endorsement deals. As a third-round draft pick, Wilson signed a four-year, $2.99 million deal with the Seahawks after he was drafted in April. The contract averages $747,500 a season, which would be a life-changer for you and I, but is change-inthe-couch type stuff to other NFL quarterbacks. It’s a contract that is the “cheapest” of any starting quarterback in the NFL. The only quarterback even close is Cincinnati’s Andy Dalton, who makes $1.3 million a season after being a second-round pick last year. And it’s not because these quarterbacks aren’t good guys. I’m sure they would love meeting and greeting with their fans. It’s because the quarterback of an NFL team is always the coolest dude in the room. Always. Because of that, if they allowed it, they would be pulled in a million different directions. Guys like Brady could sign autographs and pose for pictures 24/7/365 and not please everybody. So, what I’m saying, is enjoy Wilson’s [ more sidelines page 24 ]
It definitely doesn’t suck to be Russell Wilson. The 23-year-old is only one of 32 starting NFL quarterbacks in the world and winning games in impressive fashion for the 5-4 Seattle Seahawks. Wilson’s popularity bus made a stop in Federal Way Monday evening. The quarterback was in town to sign autographs and pose for photos at Walt’s Auto Care Center. Wilson’s appearance drew a line around the block of Seahawks’ fans, both young and old, willing to wait in the cold and windy Pacific Northwest weather. Wilson’s appearance in Federal Way came just a day after he led the Seahawks to a dominating 30-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field. Wilson completed 16 of 24 passes for 173 yards and three touchdowns and kept numerous plays alive with his scrambling ability. Even more importantly, Wilson didn’t turn the ball over. “It’s amazing. It really is,” Seattle Seahawk guard John Moffitt said. “He’s playing great ball. He’s not a regular rookie. He wants to learn. He wants to grow and we keep seeing it, week-in and week-out.” The growth of Wilson will be great for the Seahawks on the field, but will be bad for Seattle fans hoping to get up-close and personal with the quarterback. No offense to Walt’s, but I’m pretty sure that Wilson is the only NFL starting quarterback who is making appearances
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Schedule: 2A – preliminaries are Friday from 9:45 a.m. until 11:45 a.m., and finals are Saturday from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. 3A – preliminaries are Friday from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., and finals are Saturday from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. 4A – preliminaries are Friday from 6:15 p.m. until 8:15 p.m., and finals are Saturday from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tickets: Single day passes are $9 for adults, $7 for children and senior citizens. Tournament passes are $15 for adults, $10 for children and senior citizens. What to expect: In terms of the Federal Way school district swimmers and divers, Kenna Ramey and Shelby Church have the best chance at coming home with some hardware. Both won South Puget Sound League and West Central District individual titles in their previous two meets. Ramey, a Federal Way High School junior, is the only swimmer in the state to swim the 50-yard freestyle in under 24 seconds this season. The defending 50 free state champion is the leading qualifier in 23.98 and won last year’s Class 4A title in a blazing 23.62. Wenatchee junior Hannah Bruggman (24.13) might be Ramey’s biggest competition in her hopes of a repeat in the 50 free. Ramey is also the second-leading qualifier in the 100 butterfly and
Federal Way senior Kenna Ramey is hoping to repeat as the Class 4A state champion in the 50-yard freestyle. casey olson, The Mirror should battle with Cascade senior Kalena Laurent for the state title in that event. Laurent is the only swimmer to swim under 57 seconds this season (56.64), but Ramey isn’t far behind, with a qualifying time of 57.03. The third-best qualifier, Newport’s Lorea Gwo, is nearly a second behind Ramey. Church, a Thomas Jefferson senior, is the fifth-leading qualifier in the 1-meter diving event with 348.90 points. But a state championship would be quite an upset for any diver not named Caitlin Chambers. The Garfield senior is a big-time favorite in the event and might challenge the all-time state record in diving. Chambers qualified with 475.55 points and the all-time mark is 473.30, set in 2005 by Issaquah’s Jesse Snowden. Church’s twin sister, Monica, is the seventh qualifier in diving with 343.60 points and Federal Way sophomore Tia Thomas has the ninth-best prelim score (338.0).
Other district 4A state meet qualifiers are Beamer’s Estelle Kim in the 100 butterfly (23rd, 1:03.93), Federal Way’s Eva Barth in the 50 free (24th, 25.86) and 100 free (22nd, 56.9) and the Federal Way 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams. Decatur will be represented by juniors Anna Paradee and Lanie Vuong in the Class 3A meet. Paradee is the 12th-best qualifier in the 1-meter diving with a score of 309.35 and Vuong will swim the 100 butterfly after qualifying 25th in 1:03.75. In terms of team titles, the favorites entering the meet are Richland in 4A and Mercer Island in 3A. Richland could become the first eastside school to win a large-school classification state championship. The Bombers have several of the top qualifying times in numerous events. Mercer Island is ultratalented and attempting to capture its fifth consecutive team title, which has never been done in 3A.
Soccer: Camas downs Eagles at district tournament, 2-1 By CASEY OLSON firstname.lastname@example.org
The Federal Way Eagles’ soccer season ended Saturday afternoon in Vancouver. The Camas Papermakers downed the Eagles in a loser-out, winner-to-state contest at McKenzie Stadium, 2-1. Camas’ Teylen Sheesley and Mika Norrish scored goals for the team that finished second in the Greater St. Helen’s League behind Union. The Papermakers will take on Moses Lake in the opening round of the state tournament. The Eagles (9-3-6) finished in third place in the South Puget Sound League South Division and beat Kentwood, the third-place
team from the SPSL North, in a crossover game last week. Federal Way will bring back plenty of talent next season, led by Gabriela Pelogi. The sophomore led the Eagles with 17 goals and six assists during the season. Also returning will be their second- and third-leading scorers in junior Sydney Slagg (six goals, four assists) and freshman Audrey Shin (four goals, five assists). But Federal Way will lose ultra-talented goalkeeper Sarah Shimer, along with fellow seniors Bianca Arizpe (five goals), Sierra Howard, Madison Edminston, Sydney Glaser and Ramey Hector. Shimer will be the biggest loss. She had seven shutouts on the season and will play in the fall at the University of Washington.
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Issaquah in a preliminary round down, and also led the Rams in game last week, 24-14. The Eagles tackles with 47.5. cruised to its second-straight SPSL On the defensive line, Rogers is South Division championship, finled by Gavin Kovacs. The 5-foot-11, ishing unbeaten. 220-pounder was third in the SPSL Rogers (6-4) earned the state with 11.5 tackles for a loss, including berth after beating Monroe last week 5.5 sacks. in a defensive slugfest, 14-7. The Why Federal Way will win: The Rams finished up in fourth place in Eagles will definitely be the most the SPSL South. talented team on the field Friday This will be Rogers’ fourth appear- night. Federal Way is loaded all over ance in the state tournament in the the field and will have three college last five years. The Rams reached the recruits back on the field against quarterfinals in 2008 and lost in the Rogers. opening round in 2009 and ‘10. Running back/returner Chico Friday night’s game will be a McClatcher returns after missing rematch of an SPSL South game on the last two games with a sickness Aug. 31, which the Eagles won easand linebacker/fullback Rod Jones ily, 41-14. It was the season-opener and wide receiver Mike Tate will also for both teams. play after missing the “I am not sure,” win over Issaquah last 2012 State Federal Way head week. coach John Meagher “All three are now Football Draw 4A said about a rematch cleared to play,” FRIDAY with Rogers. “We have Meagher said. “Chico never done it before. Rogers (Puyallup) vs. Federal Way feels great. He has felt There won’t be a lot of great for awhile, we at Federal Way Stadium, 7 p.m. surprises.” were just waiting for Lake Stevens at Skyline, 7 p.m. Rogers’ three other the doctors to clear Roosevelt vs. Jackson at Everett losses on the season him.” Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. came to GrahamMcClatcher, who Auburn at Eastmont (Wenatchee), Kapowsin, 38-14, already has a scholKentwood, 31-23, and 7 p.m. arship offer from SATURDAY Curtis, 41-33. Federal the University of Way beat GrahamWashington as a Bothell vs. Bellarmine Prep at Kapowsin and Curtis 10th-grader, finished by a combined score of Mount Tahoma Stadium, 1 p.m. with 13 touchdowns, Newport vs. Mead at Albi Stadium 97-34. including three on (Spokane), 1 p.m. Why Rogers will punt returns. win: There’s no doubt Senior running Union at Gonzaga Prep, 1 p.m. that it will be a shocker Arlington vs. Camas at Doc Harris back Zeek McNeal if the Rams pull off the Stadium (Camas), 6 p.m. had a huge game last victory. Federal Way week in the absence dominated Rogers of the three offensive in their first matchup this season, weapons. McNeal rushed for a cajumping out to a 41-0 lead before reer-best 293 yards against Issaquah halftime. A bulk of the second half and could top the 1,000-yard mark was played with a running clock, with a solid game against Rogers. which happens when a team is McNeal now has 920 yards and 11 leading by 40 or more points. Both touchdowns on just 74 carries. of Rogers’ touchdowns came in the Meagher is also hoping for a fourth quarter against the Eagles’ bounce-back game from senior non-starters on defense. quarterback Evan Elliott. Entering But Federal Way is not lookthe Issaquah game, Elliot had coming past the Rams, according to pleted over 70 percent of his passes Meagher. for 1,195 yards, 20 touchdowns and “It’s the playoffs, so hopefully the one interception. Elliott easily had team won’t overlook anybody,” he his worst game of the season against said. “Or we spend the offseason Issaquah with two interceptions and regretting that decision.” a fumble. In total, Federal Way had The Rams, however, were impressix turnovers during the win. sive in their win over Monroe on the Defensively, the Eagles were more road. With the score tied at 7-7 late than dominant against Issaquah. in the third quarter, LaGrant Pegram Aside from an 80-yard run by Jack returned a Monroe punt 95 yards for Gellatly on the first play of the game, the game-winning touchdown. Federal Way limited Issaquah to just “They are doing much of the same 58 total yards the rest of the contest. stuff they were doing at the beginIn total, the Eagles forced 10 threening of the year,” Meagher said. “But and-outs on 11 total offensive drives they are executing better.” by Issaquah. The Rams’ rushing attack was led Federal Way dominated the line by senior Andy Nelson during the of scrimmage with a group that regular season. Nelson finished with includes Jay-Tee Tiuli (6-3, 295), 515 yards and five touchdowns. Winston Havili (6-0, 215), DayRogers also features a two-quarDay Boles-Williams (5-7, 250) and terback system with junior Grayson Eric Ah Fua (5-10, 255), along with Madland and senior Stefan Van linebackers Albert Havili (6-2, 235), Horn. Madland has six touchdown Jones (6-3, 233) and Marcus Fielder passes on the year and Van Horn has (6-3, 215). five. Both had two each in the Rams’ The rest of the defensive backfield 31-29 win over Puyallup in their features speed galore in D’Londo regular-season finale. Tucker, J.J. McNeal, Tate, Keenan Defensively, the Rams have a lot Curran and Aaron Persinger, who of big play ability. Damian Jackhas six interceptions on the season. son finished with three intercepIn total, the Eagles have 17 interceptions, including one for a touchtions this year.
Federal Way sophomore Chico McClatcher should be back in the Eagles’ backfield tonight against Rogers after sitting out the last two games with an illness. McClatcher has 13 touchdowns on the season. casey olson, The Mirror
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from scrimmage. Issaquah tailback, Jack Gellatly, bolted through the middle of the Federal Way defense and raced 80 yards for a touchdown to give the visiting Eagles a quick 7-0 lead just 15 seconds into the game. “That kid is a great running back,” Meagher said about Gelatly, who led the KingCo in rushing with over 1,500 yards. “He’s a legit running back.” Following the Gelatly 80yard TD scamper, the Eagles finally got on the scoreboard with 5:02 remaining in the first half on the strangest play of the night. Junior fullback Eric Ah Fua took a handoff up the middle, but fumbled the ball. It was then picked up by senior offensive lineman Andy Ah Fua, who rumbled 12 yards into the endzone, carrying three Issaquah players over the goal line. But Issaquah came right back on the next drive and scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 9-yard pass to Reed Peterson to take a 14-7 lead with 2:26 remaining in the half. After Federal Way brought the kickoff back to the 35 yard line, McNeal tallied his only touchdown of the night on a 65-yard run around the right side of the defense to tie the game back up at 14-14 late in the half. “I was ready for the load with Rod and Chico out,” McNeal said. “But we had a lot of guys step up for us tonight.” The second half is when the normally stout Federal Way defense stepped up. In the final two quarters, the Eagles’ allowed Issaquah to run only 12 plays from scrimmage. Federal Way forced four Issaquah three-and-outs, including an interception from senior defensive back Aaron Persinger. “I was really proud of our
Federal Way senior D’Londo Tucker has had an impressive season for the Eagles as a standout on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Tucker already has several college offers to play defense. todd dearinger, For the Mirror defense,” Meagher said. “They basically held a very tough team to seven points, not counting that 80-yard run to start the game.” Federal Way took the lead for good after the Persinger interception gave the Eagles the ball on Issaquah’s 23-yard line. Senior J.J. McNeal tallied his first rushing touchdown of the year on a 5-yard run through the middle of the Issaquah defense to put Federal Way up 21-14 with 5:51 remaining in the third quarter. The Eagles got some insurance with 7:36 remaining in the fourth quarter on a big 27-yard field goal by senior Koby Craig. But Issaquah’s Derek Chapman took the ensuing kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown. However, a holding call on the return negated the touchdown
and brought the ball back all the way to the Federal Way 19-yard line. The Eagle defense then held Issaquah to another three-andout and forced a punt. Federal Way’s offense then used 13-straight rushing plays to run the final six minutes of the game off the clock. Meagher will have McClatcher, Jones and Tate back next week against Rogers, he said. McClatcher has been battling an illness and also missed the Eagles’ regular-season ending win over Curtis. Jones and Tate didn’t play against Issaquah for disciplinary reasons. “I’m very proud of how our kids hung in there tonight,” Meagher said. “Everything that could have gone wrong, went wrong early. We just kind of weathered the storm.”
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How cool is it to play yourself in a video game? Ask Rowe, Henderson By CASEY OLSON email@example.com
Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson signs an autograph during an appearance at Walt’s Auto Repair Center on Monday night. Wilson signed over 300 autographs. casey olson, The Mirror
Here is a screen shot of Decatur High School graduate Benson Henderson (right) fighting Frankie Edgar on the video game, UFC Undisputed 3. It’s Henderson first video game appearance. courtesy photo video game franchise. The game marks the first time Henderson has been a video game character. It’s just a sign of the times. Video games today are a lot different than they were during my youth, pumping quarters into Defender, Galaga, Dig Dug and Asteroids, among others. It wasn’t until Tecmo Bowl came out for the old Nintendo when you could actually play as your favorite NFL football player. Remember trying to get an extrapoint off against the New York Giants and Lawrence Taylor, or trying to tackle Bo Jackson? Impossible. Athletes are now using video games to improve physical and mental skills. This is because the simulation and graphics on today’s games are lifelike. The ultimate video game franchise, Madden NFL, has been a huge hit for years with pro athletes, especially football players. Wired Magazine calls it the “Madden Effect,” which means the gameplay is so realistic that players are taking what they learn on the video game and incorporating it on the actual field. Maybe the best use of Madden as a training tool comes from Chuck Kyle, who is a high school football coach in Ohio. Kyle programs his team’s playbook into the game for his players to use as a study tool. Sounds like a coach that has today’s athlete
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in mind. Kyle, who has won 10 state championships, has programmed his playbook into Madden and uses it to teach players their assignments. So have coaches at Colorado State, Penn State and the University of Missouri, among others. Video game simulations have become huge in the world of auto racing, and are a necessity for most of the top drivers. Nascar driver Joey Logano has admitted that he gets ready for his races by going to iRacing.com, a simulation site. A lot of other drivers are also doing the same thing. It helps because Nascar has banned drivers from test-driving their cars on the real tracks. “The graphics are really close to the real thing,” Logano told the New York Times. “You get to experience any turn or bump. You make a few laps on the screen and you think, ‘Oh, I remember this turn.’ And you already have it figured out when you’re really on the track.” Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently sat out two races after suffering a concussion. During his absence, Earnhardt stayed sharp by playing video games. So, for now, you can “be cool” and play your kids’ Xbox 360 as two Federal Way athletes, Kelyn Rowe and Benson Henderson. That’s about as close to being a professional athlete as you are going to get.
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[ sidelines from page 22] accessibility while you can. It’s not going to last long. And it will have nothing to do with the type of person Wilson is. By all accounts, Wilson is a great guy off the field. I witnessed that firsthand Monday night when he graciously signed an autograph for everybody in line, despite having a prior charity engagement scheduled. Wilson was only scheduled to be at Walt’s for an hour, but stayed well past his allotted time. It’s obvious that Wilson has that “it” factor you are
looking for in a quarterback and he’s only going to get better. “He just continues to grow every single week,” said Golden Tate, who has five touchdown catches this season, including two during the win over Minnesota. “It’s interesting seeing the growing pains, seeing the highs and lows. I’m enjoying watching him. He’s a guy who wants to be the best and he’s developing into a leader on our team. I’m excited to be able to play with him.” It doesn’t suck to be Russell Wilson.
[ x-country from page 21 ] Jex and Haftom Tafere had a pair of strong runs at the state meet in the Tri-Cities Saturday. Jex, a sophomore, had the best finish of any district runner, finishing 32nd overall over the 5-kilometer course in 16:11.9. Tafere, a junior, was 80th overall in 16:42.3. Mead’s Andrew Gardner won the boys’ race in a blistering time of 15:02.3 and Spokane’s Central Valley won the team title with 89 points. The Thomas Jefferson
Raiders had a pair of runners at the state meet. Senior Yohan Gebrehiwet finished up in 55th-place overall in the boys’ race in a time of 16:24.1 in his second-straight state meet appearance. Junior Kelin Doner ended up in 69th-place overall in the girls’ race win a time of 19:50.2. Federal Way’s lone representative, senior Tremaine Rambo, crossed the finish line in 139th place in the boys’ race in 17:52.5.
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It’s got to be pretty cool to be a professional athlete. Getting paid a lot of money to play a game has got to be the best job in the world. But, nowadays, you aren’t really a bonafide sports star until you can actually grab a joystick and play yourself in a video game. More so than having a 10-member posse or owning more than three cars, athletes want to be able to play themselves on their XBox 360. It’s just a fact of life. In case you didn’t know, pro athletes are vain and competitive — a combination perfect for starring in a video game. Federal Way High School graduate Kelyn Rowe recently received the honor of being able to control himself in a video game. Rowe is now featured on FIFA 13. The soccer game launched late last month and sold a record 4.5 million copies in just five days around the world. Rowe is finishing his rookie season for the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer (MLS). The third-overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft, Rowe is having an impressive year. He leads the team with five assists and is third with three goals. The Revolution ended their season last week on the road against Thomas Jefferson High School grad Lamar Neagle and the Montreal Impact. Neagle has been featured in the past three FIFA video games, so he is an old pro at seeing his likeness on the TV screen. Rowe was recently featured on the Revolution’s official website playing himself on the video game. “I mean it was pretty cool,” Rowe said. “Just to see myself play and all that.” But, being a professional athlete, Rowe was a little disappointed with his “look” on the game. “The hair is a little long, just a little long,” he said with a laugh. “But that’s definitely my fault. I’m going to cut it before they do the photos next year.” Rowe and Neagle aren’t the only Federal Way natives featured in a sports video game this year. Decatur grad and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Benson Henderson plays a big role in the UFC Undisputed
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LEGAL NOTICES CITY OF FEDERAL WAY PRELIMINARY 2013-2014 BIENNIAL CITY BUDGET MEETINGS All meetings will be held at City Hall, 33325 - 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, Washington. CITIZEN COMMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT ALL BUDGET MEETINGS. ***** The following meetings have been scheduled to consider the City of Federal Wayâ€™s 2013-2014 Biennial Budget: OCTOBER 2, 2012 - Regular Council MEETINGS 7:00 p.m. Mayor Delivers Preliminary Budget to Council OCTOBER 24, 2012 - SPECIAL MEETINGS - 6:00 p.m. Budget Overview Department Presentations: Community & Economic Development, Public Works/Parks OCTOBER 25, 2012 - SPECIAL MEETING - 6:00 p.m. Department Presentations: Police, Law, Court NOVEMBER 6, 2012 - SPECIAL MEETING - 6:00 p.m. Department Presentations: City Administration and Support Service Departments Council Deliberations NOVEMBER 6, 2012 - REGULAR MEETING - 7:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING (required by RCW 35A.34) 2013-2014 Biennial Budget/Property Tax Levy NOVEMBER 20, 2012 - SPECIAL MEETING - 6:00 p.m. (only If needed) Continue Council Deliberations NOVEMBER 20, 2012 - REGULAR MEETING - 7:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING Continue from November 6 (required by RCW 35A.34) Introduction Ordinance/2013-2014 Biennial Budget Introduction Ordinance/2013 Property Tax Levy Resolution/Fee Schedule Amendment DECEMBER 4, 2012 - REGULAR MEETING - 7:00 p.m. Enactment Ordinance/2013-2014 Biennial Budget Enactment Ordinance/2013 Property Tax Rate Carol McNeilly, City Clerk Published in the Federal Way Mirror on September 28, 2012, October 26, 2012 and November 9, 2012 FWM 1937
NOTICE OF LAND USE APPLICATION AND NOTICE OF OPTIONAL DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS) Project Name: Sprint @ Dash Point - SE60XC300 Project Description: Proposal to upgrade an existing Personal Wireless Service Facility (PWSF) by adding three antennas, three lines of cable, and three remote radio heads to a monopole. Associated upgrades to the existing equipment shelter in-
clude adding two new equipment cabinets. After a period of approximately 6 months, Sprint will remove the currently existing six antennas and lines of cable, along with the existing equipment cabinets. Applicant: Shane Smith, General Dynamics on behalf of Sprint, 2463 8th Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 Project Location: 31617 1st Avenue South, Federal Way Date Application Received: October 25, 2012 Date Determined Complete: November 2, 2012 D a t e o f N o t i c e o f Application: November 9, 2012 Comment Due Date: November 26, 2012 Environmental Review: Based upon review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the City, it is likely that the City of Federal Way will determine that the project will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment and expects to issue a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) for this project. The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. This may be your only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts of the proposed project. The proposal may include mitigation measures under applicable codes, and the review process may incorporate or require mitigation measures regardless of whether an environmental impact statement (EIS) is prepared. A copy of the subsequent threshold determination for the specific proposal may be obtained upon request. Agencies, tribes, and the public are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed project and its probable environmental impacts. Comments must be submitted by the date noted above. Permits Required by This Application: Master Land Use Process III (File #12-104882-00-UP) and State Environmental Policy Act Threshold Determination (File #12-104883-00-SE) Other Permits Known at this Time and Not Included in This Application: Electrical Permit Existing Environmental Documents: None Relevant Environmental Documents Are Available at the Address Below: Yes Development Regulations to Be Used for Project Review Known at this Time: Federal Way Revised Code Title 14, â€˜Environmental Policyâ€™ and Title 19 â€˜Zoning and Development Code.â€™ Public Comment & Appeals: Any person may submit written comments on the land use application or the environmental impacts of the proposal to the Director of Community and Economic Development by 5:00 p.m. on November 26, 2012. Only persons who submit written comments to the Director (address below) or specifically request a copy of the decision, may appeal the decision. However, any interested party may appeal the environmental threshold determination. Details of appeal procedures for the requested land use decision will be included with the written decision. Issuance of Final Environmental Determination: The final Determination of Nonsignificance may be issued without a second comment period, unless timely comments identify probable significant adverse impacts that were not considered by the Notice of Optional Determination of Nonsignificance. A copy of the Determination of Nonsignificance may be obtained upon request. Availability of File: The official project file is available for public review at the Department of Community and Economic Development, 33325 8th Av-
enue South, Federal Way, WA 98003-6325. Staff Contact: Becky Chapin, Assistant Planner, 253-835-2641 Published in the Federal Way Mirror November 9, 2012 FWM 1951 Superior Court of Washington County of King In re: GLADWELL M. HINGA, Petitioner And HUGH A. CRAIG, Respondent To the Respondent: 1. T he petitioner has started an action in the above court requesting: that your marriage or domestic partnership be dissolved. 2. The petition also requests that the court grant the following relief: dispose of property and liabilities. 3. You must respond to this summons by serving a copy of your written response on the person signing this summons and by filing the original with the clerk of the court. If you do not serve your written response within 60 days after the date of the first publication of this summons (60 days after the 12th day of October, 2012), the court may enter an order of default against you, and the court may, without further notice to you, enter a decree and approve or provide for other relief requested in the summons. In the case of a dissolution, the court will not enter the final decree until at least 90 days after service or filing. If you serve a notice of appearance on the undersigned person, you are entitled to notice before an order of default or a decree may be entered. 4. Your written response to the summons and petition must be on form: WPF DR 01.0300, Response to Petition (Marriage). Information about how to get this form may be obtained by contacting the clerk of the court, by contacting the Administrative Office of the Courts at (360) 705-5328 or from the Internet at the Washington State Courts homepage: www.courts.wa.gov/forms. 5. If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter, you should do so promptly so that you r written response, if any, may be served on time. 6. O ne method of serving a copy of your response on the petitioner is to send it by certified mail with returned receipt requested. This summons is issued to RCW 4.28.100 and Superior Court Civil Rule 4.1 of the State of Washington. Dated: October 13, 2012 Gladwell M. Hinga, Petitioner 1736 SW 357th Court Federal Way, WA 98023 King County Superior Court 401 4th Ave N, Rm 2D Kent, WA 98032 Published in the Federal Way Mirror, October 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012. FWM 1944
PUBLIC NOTICE - 2013 SOLID WASTE RATE INCREASES In accordance with RCW 35.21.157, the City of Federal Way provides this notice of upcoming solid
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 November 9, 2012
Sports brief: Tacoma Soccer Center hosting NW Soccer Legends Night The Tacoma Soccer Center will host its first Northwest Soccer Legends Night at 5 p.m. Nov. 9. The event is for fans to get another glimpse of the top talent that has graced the area’s soccer fields through the years. The night’s feature event will be an indoor match at 7 p.m., where two teams made up of past pros, will compete against each other. Legends scheduled to attend include former Decatur head coach Jimmy McAlister, Federal Way High School grad Leighton
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Special Olympics of Washington held several bowling tournaments at numerous alleys around the state. Federal Way’s Secoma Lanes hosted over 300 athletes from Federal Way, Auburn, Maple Valley, Enumclaw and Kent Sunday. Special Olympics Washington provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and community. To donate, visit specialolympicswashington.org. casey olson, The Mirror
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elected to the city council in 2009. At an election night gathering at Mariaconfidence that she will win the race. When chi Alegre restaurant, Freeman credited his campaign team and supporters for asked what she plans to do after the victory. ending a long campaign that began “I feel good for the people who in Nov. 2011, she replied, “Sleep.” stood with me and by me,” said Kochmar and Flygare are runFreeman, who complimented Asay ning to replace Democrat Mark for running a clean campaign. Miloscia, who ran for state auditor “I just wish Roger all the best,” instead of re-election. Asay said. “I appreciate all the supFlygare, whose campaign came Roger Flygare port.” under fire this fall over inaccurate According to the Public Disclostatements related to his military sure Commission (PDC) website, service, has not conceded the race. Kochmar raised $143,379 and “We knew that this would be a spent $140,836. Flygare raised tight race, and we expect to see my $136,506 and spent $126,160. opponent’s early lead shrink signifiAsay raised $156,785 and spent cantly over the next several days,” $132,028. Freeman raised $107,305 Flygare said in an email. and spent $102,228. Freeman, a Federal Way City Katrina Asay Learn more at www.pdc.wa.gov. Councilman, is about to unseat Asay after capturing 54.58 percent RESULTS of the vote, according to election results on the Secretary of State website. Ballots in this all-mail election are still Asay was elected to the Legislature in being counted. Results will be updated 2010. She replaced Skip Priest, who was daily, with certification slated for Nov. 27. elected mayor of Federal Way. Freeman was Learn more at kingcounty.gov/elections.
[ LEVY from page 1] “I’m ready to buy a royal blue hard hat,” said Lisa Griebel, principal of FWHS, upon hearing that the levy was passing. Teri Hickel, who volunteered in promoting the levy, credited a districtwide effort for persuading Federal Way voters to say yes. “This is not just about Federal Way High School,” she said on election night. “The kids deserve to be in a place that helps them learn.” The levy will collect $60 million over six years, and will add 92 cents per every $1,000 of assessed evaluation for Federal Way home and property owners. The levy will help fund improvements to the district’s security camera system and playground equipment at 19 elementary schools.
Kelly Tanner and Kris Milholland of Citizens for Federal Way Schools celebrate Tuesday night at the Scoreboard Pub after learning the capital projects levy is passing. ANDY HOBBS, The Mirror Architecture firm SRG Partnership Inc. was selected to design the new school. Construction is expected to begin in 2014, and should last about three years. Some Federal Way homeowners may qualify for an exemption to the levy depending on age, disability and income.
Early election results in King County were posted Tuesday at kingcounty.gov/ elections. Ballots in this allmail election are still being counted. Results will be updated daily, with certification slated for Nov. 27.
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State results: Inslee leads gov. race; voters approve gay marriage The following statewide early election results were posted on the Secretary of State’s website.
• Jay Inslee (Democrat): 51.32 percent (967,474 votes) • Rob McKenna (Republican): 48.68 percent (917,652 votes) • Notes: Jay Inslee vacated his U.S. Congress seat earlier this year to focus on running for governor in 2012. Inslee represented Washington’s 1st congressional district,
which includes Edmonds and Bain- received 59 percent and McKenna bridge Island, from 1999-2012. received 35 percent in the primary. Rob McKenna was elected to state Attorney General in 2004 and U.S. Senator 2008. He had previously • Maria Cantwell (Demserved several terms on ocrat): 59.39 percent the King County Council, ELECTION (1,120,106 votes) starting in 1996. He • Michael Baumgartrepresented Bellevue, ner (Republican): Mercer Island, Kirkland, 40.61 percent (765,988) Newcastle and the Renton area. In the August primary • Notes: Cantwell has served election, Inslee received 47 perin the U.S. Senate since 2001. She cent of the vote over Republican served in the U.S. House of RepreAttorney General Rob McKenna’s sentatives from 1993-1995, and in 43 percent. In King County, Inslee the Washington State Legislature
I-502 (marijuana Congress, District 9 legalization)
• Adam Smith (Democrat): 71.44 percent (111,826 votes) • James Postma (Republican): 28.56 percent (44,697 votes) • Notes: Smith was first elected in 1996 to the U.S. House of Representatives. Smith also defeated Postma in the 2008 election. The newly redrawn District 9 now stretches from Tacoma in the south to Mercer Island and Bellevue in the north.
• Yes: 55.45 percent • No: 44.55 percent • Notes: This measure would license and regulate marijuana production, distribution, and possession for persons over twentyone; remove state-law criminal and civil penalties for activities that it authorizes; tax marijuana sales; and earmark marijuanarelated revenues. Needs a simple majority to pass. According to the
state Liquor Control Board: “Questions remain ahead as we work to implement I-502. Chief among them is the issue that marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.”
I-1185 (two-thirds requirement)
• Yes: 64.48 percent • No: 35.52 percent • Notes: This measure would restate existing statutory requirements that legislative actions raising taxes must be approved by two-thirds legislative majorities or receive voter approval, and that new or increased fees require majority legislative approval. Needs a simple majority to pass.
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• Yes: 51.2 percent • No: 48.8 percent • Notes: This measure would authorize up to forty publicly-funded charter schools open to all students, operated through approved, nonreligious, nonprofit organizations, with government oversight; and modify certain laws applicable to them as public schools. Needs a simple majority to pass.
Referendum 74 (gay marriage)
• Approve: 51.79 percent • Reject: 48.21 percent • Notes: This referendum challenges Senate Bill 6239, which was signed by the governor in February. This bill would allow same-sex couples to marry, preserve domestic partnerships only for seniors, and preserve the right of clergy or religious organizations to refuse to perform, recognize, or accommodate any marriage ceremony. Needs a simple majority to pass.
King County Sheriff • Steve Strachan: 42.23 percent (187,491 votes) • John Urquhart: 57.35 percent (254,600 votes) • Notes: Strachan was hired to replace former Sheriff Sue Rahr, who retired earlier this year. Urquhart was a longtime spokesman for the sheriff’s office. (results courtesy of King County Elections)
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• Barack Obama (Democrat): 55.22 percent • Mitt Romney (Republican): 42.75 percent • Notes: These are early results from Washington state. Obama was declared the winner of the nationwide election.
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Left to right: Tracy Oster, executive director of Communities In Schools of Federal Way; Pete von Reichbauer, King County Council; Georgina Hernandez, school outreach coordinator, Communities In Schools for Mirror Lake Elementary School; Maggie O’Sullivan, principal, Mirror Lake Elementary; Mark Davidson, deputy superintendent, Federal Way Public Schools. Courtesy Photo
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King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer recently helped arrange the donation of a retired King County van to Communities In Schools of Federal Way (CIS). The van will be used to transport students in the Federal Way Public Schools who are served by CIS, and will be used to take students on field trips
by Federal Way students for U.S. military serving overseas. A banner signed by dozens of people in the Federal Way community will be donated to a local veterans hospital. Keynote speaker John E. Patrick has a long history of providing leadership to both the VA and the communities in which he has lived. Honors for Patrick include a Distinguished Service Award from the
the community, a Federal Women’s Program “Man of the Year” award in the St. Louis, Mo., community, and a commendation from the Under Secretary for Health for improving communications and providing leadership to the health care system’s Public Affairs Officers. The event is sponsored by the Historical Society of Federal Way and the Federal Way Kiwanis. Contact (253) 945-7842 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Theatre grad at CWU Kyle Lippman, a 2011 graduate of Todd Beamer High School, will play the role of Francisco in Central Washington University’s Central Theatre Ensemble of “The Tempest,” which began Nov. 8. He is currently a sophomore at CWU, working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance. He previously appeared in DogTown Theatre’s “The Widow’s Might.” He is the son of Mike and Terri Lippman of Federal Way.
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and other CIS events. In the past, field trips have included the Weyerhaeuser Company, DeVry University, and the Pacific Science Center. Events include their Mentor/Mentee Summer Service Day and Picnic and their end of the year celebration. With this van, CIS hopes to take students on at least three field trips per month and around five special events per year. Interested organizations can contact Pete von Reichbauer for more information on applying for a vehicle at (206) 296-1007.
Kamran Khan, MD Family Medicine
Joy Ziemann, MD Family Medicine
Pictured left to right: Ruth Flint, associate administrator for patient care services, with Mitchell Condon and his mother, Marci, on Wednesday at the St. Francis Hospital Women’s Health and Breast Center in Federal Way. ANDY HOBBS, The Mirror
Boy collects cash for breast center Mirror staff reports
Puyallup resident Mitchell Condon, 8, heard about NFL football players raising money for breast cancer awareness, and he decided to do it, too. Mitchell and his mother, Marci, visited the Women’s Health and Breast Center at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way on Wednesday to donate $127.20, which he raised mostly from family and friends throughout October.
Trust your family to ours. From coughs, colds and broken bones to annual check-ups and school physicals, you’ll find care for the whole family at Franciscan Medical Clinic on 11th Place. Our board-certified family physicians, Drs. Kamran Khan and Joy Ziemann, along with certified physician assistant Nicole Hamlin, focus on what matters to you, providing the personalized attention that makes a real difference. Get the care you need, close to home, at Franciscan Medical Clinic on 11th Place. Our providers are welcoming new patients.
The donation will go toward a new digital blood pressure monitor (pictured) with Mitchell’s name on the device. The clinic presented Mitchell with a certificate of appreciation. To learn more or donate to the Women’s Health and Breast Center, contact (253) 944-4143.
We accept most insurance plans in the South Puget Sound, so chances are, we’re part of your plan. To schedule an appointment call 253-927-2150. Franciscan primary care clinics are located through the South Sound: Auburn and Bonney Lake (opening 2013) • DuPont • Enumclaw • Federal Way • Gig Harbor • Lakewood • Milton • Port Orchard • Puyallup • Spanaway • Tacoma • University Place
Nicole Hamlin, PA-C Family Medicine
Franciscan Medical Clinic on 11th place 34616 11th Place S., Suite 4 Federal Way, WA 98003 Hours: Mon - Fri, 8a.m. to 5p.m. www.SouthSoundDoctors.org Affiliated with St. Francis Hospital
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