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70th Birthday Party for class of 1965

September 13, 2016 by Kathy Witzel Fleischman (Register to contact)

Planning a birthday party for FWHS grads of 1965 class.
Details will follow as available.

Gordie Ness

October 14, 2015 by Netty Malesky Knutsen (Register to contact)

Gordie Ness (Gordon Melville Ness Jr.) FWHS class of 1965, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 26, of complications from double pneumonia. He had been ill earlier, had only been out of the hospital a day, but was able to attend our reunion. We were extremely fortunate to have been able to visit with him then.
Rest in Peace Gordie, your classmates will miss you....

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James Berglund  Enumclaw Courier-Herald

James Edwin Berglund was born January 30, 1940 to Violet Myrtle Berglund and Edwin Nells Berglund.



Federal Way High School  ARCHITECT Magazine

The design of Federal Way High School is rooted in a progressive vision of how design supports and advances education. Driven by the client to rethink how ...



Parents of Federal Way High School football player who died sue school district  KHQ Right Now

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - The parents of a Seattle area high school football player who died during a team workout are suing the school district.



Former student accuses Federal Way coach of covering up scandal  KING5.com

A former Federal Way High School student has come forward accusing a basketball coach of trying to cover up a scandal that threatened his state championship ...



2nd woman comes forward in Federal Way High School sex tape scandal  KING5.com

A second woman has come forward accusing a former star basketball player from the Federal Way High School's 2016 championship team of recording her ...



Parents of football player file wrongful death suit against Federal Way district  Federal Way Mirror

Seven months after the death of 16-year-old Allen Harris, his family is suing the district for alleged negligence.



Federal Way High School students chat with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way High School students won a video chat with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson through a computer coding challenge with Code.org.



Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels selected to McDonald’s All-American Game roster  The News Tribune

Federal Way High School forward Jaden McDaniels, a five-star recruit, was selected Thursday to play in the annual McDonald's All-American Game.



Federal Way Majors Baseball All Stars to compete in state quarterfinals tonight  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Majors Baseball All Stars will face Eastlake in the quarterfinals of the Washington State Little League State tournament tonight in Richland, ...



Minority students succeed in advanced placement courses at Federal Way High School  Q13 FOX

The Federal Way School District has seen a lot of success with advanced placement courses they offer. As graduation nears for many districts, the school district ...



Gig Harbor’s Michael Toglia, Federal Way’s Mears go in first two rounds of 2019 MLB Draft  Tacoma News Tribune

It didn't take long for Gig Harbor High School grad and current UCLA junior Michael Toglia to see his name called in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on ...



Jay-Tee Tiuli grew up watching the Seahawks on TV. Thursday, he’ll take in his first game — as a player.  The Seattle Times

After years of watching the Seahawks from the comforts of his family's living room and bettering his own talent through high school and college, Federal Way ...



Federal Way Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Guided-Missile Destroyer in Pearl Harbor  Voice of the Valley

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian T. Glunt, Navy Office of Community Outreach. A 2018 Federal Way High School graduate and Federal Way, ...



Student-athlete dies after summer conditioning workout at Federal Way High School  Q13 News Seattle

UPDATE: The death of a 16-year-old athlete while working out at Federal Way High School has been ruled as natural. The King County Medical Examiner's ...



Garfield’s Pierre Crockrell Jr., Tari Eason transfer to Federal Way  The News Tribune

Two Division I basketball prospects have transferred to Federal Way High School, coach Jerome Collins confirmed Monday morning.



Jaden McDaniels has already thrown an alley-oop to himself this season. But, there’s much more to the...  The News Tribune

Federal Way High School forward Jaden McDaniels, who is 6-foot-11, is the top-ranked recruit in Washington in the 2019 class, and considered the fifth-ranked ...



Federal Way High School student stabbed during fight on campus  Q13 FOX

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- Anne Perkins was delivering an order for Uber Eats to Federal Way High School on Tuesday just after 11 a.m. when she walked into a ...



Federal Way football player dies after collapsing at team workout, officials say  The Olympian

A football player at Federal Way High School died Tuesday afternoon after he collapsed from cardiac arrest at an organized team activity. The player has been ...



Caller reports rumors of a secret prostitution ring at Federal Way High School  Federal Way Mirror

The following is a sample of Federal Way Police Department crime blotter reports: Unhappy customer: At 9:52 a.m. Feb. 14 in the 2300 block of South 320th ...



Eason Ends AAU Career with a Flourish  247Sports

Every July the rising senior class competes in their final AAU season and when that last event pops up on the calendar sometimes everything clicks. For Tari ...



From Eagle to Seahawk: Jay-Tee Tiuli fights to earn a place on Seattle’s D-line  The Spokesman-Review

Former Eastern Washington star defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli hopes, at the very least, to earn a spot on the Seahawks practice roster and gain a foothold in the ...



Video of Federal Way football player Allen Harris surrounded by friends  The News Tribune

Allen Harris, a soon-to-be junior student and football player at Federal Way High School, died Tuesday afternoon after he collapsed at an organized team activity ...



Federal Way mom searches for answers after son dies following high school football practice  Q13 News Seattle

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- One mom is looking for answers after her son died following a Federal Way football practice. On Tuesday July 24, 16-year-old Allen ...



New Hornets NBA draft pick Jalen McDaniels still facing sex lawsuit from high school  USA TODAY High School Sports

New Hornets NBA Draft pick Jalen McDaniels is dealing with a civil lawsuit related to sex acts he allegedly recorded in high school.



Mom, friends remember Federal Way student who died during football practice  KING5.com

A Federal Way community is trying to understand how 16-year-old boy lost his life playing the game he loved. Allen Harris died this week during a summer ...



Beyoncé, JAY-Z award Federal Way teen $100k scholarship  KING5.com

Beyoncé and JAY-Z closed out their On the Run II Tour in Seattle. Khairi Perry left the concert with a scholarship for $100000.



Federal Way community remembers football player who ‘always had a smile on his face’  The News Tribune

Allen Harris, who died suddenly Tuesday from cardiac arrest after collapsing during a football team workout, will be remembered by the Federal Way community ...



Decatur boys playing under new coach, new philosophy  Federal Way Mirror

The last time Jeffery Forbes Jr. took the court with the Decatur High School boys basketball team, he was playing against the Gators as a district-rival Eagle. Now ...



Weighing In: Federal Way has market cornered on girls wrestling  The Seattle Times

Federal Way is ranked No. 1 in the state and Thomas Jefferson is right behind them at No. 2. Not too far behind is Decatur at 13th.



Cold case: DNA, technology reveals new suspect images in ’91 Federal Way murder of teen  Q13 News Seattle

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Nearly 30 years, that's how long the King County Sheriff's Office has been chasing leads to find the person who killed 16-year-old ...



'I feel that tip is out there': Drawing created from DNA breathes hope into unsolved Federal Way killing  The Seattle Times

DNA left at the crime scene was used to create composite drawings of the man who killed 16-year-old Sarah Yarborough at Federal Way High School in 1991.



Free Vaccine Clinic For K-12 Students  Auburn Examiner

Public Health – Seattle & King County is holding a free vaccination clinic at Federal Way High School. All K-12 students up to age 18 can catch up on vaccines.



Federal Way has one of the top basketball recruits in the country – a 6-foot-9 guard  The News Tribune

Federal Way junior wing Jaden McDaniels, the brother of San Diego State's Jalen McDaniels, is a four-start recruit by 247Sports and the No. 101-ranked player ...



Federal Way elects new council members, positive strides made in areas in 2017  Federal Way Mirror

January. • City, Federal Way Public Schools, Highline College and University of Washington-Tacoma officials signed a memorandum of understanding to work ...



Jaden McDaniels commits to UW  247Sports

Federal Way's Jaden McDaniels ended all of the mystery and intrigue Tuesday night when he announced via his Instagram page that he would be signing with ...



Everything you need to know about this weekend's state baseball championships  The News Tribune

Previews and schedules for the 2018 WIAA state baseball championships.



Elite High School Basketball Compete In Inaugural Battle in the Apple  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of basketball stars are bound for Brooklyn as Gold Level Sporting Events and NBA star Danny ...



Specialist: Heart condition that resulted in Federal Way football player’s death is easy to detect  Q13 News Seattle

Darla Varrenti wants everyone to know how to help in an emergency. In 2004, at the age of 16, her son, Nicholas, went into cardiac arrest and died in his sleep.



My-Linh Thai Makes History as Washington's First Refugee Legislator  Seattle Weekly

When she was growing up, My-Linh Thai wanted to “stay as far away from government as possible.” She was born in Da Lat, Vietnam, in 1968, during the height ...



Federal Way Councilman Proves You're Never Too Young To Make A Difference - The Seattle Medium  Seattle Medium

By Candice Richardson The Seattle Medium. Jesse Elijah Johnson was six years old when his family moved to what was then considered a retirement town for a ...



Game recaps, highlights from the finals, placing games of the 4A and 3A state basketball championships  Tacoma News Tribune

Between the Class 4A and 3A boys and girls state tournaments, 60 basketball games will be played in the Tacoma Dome this weekend. The News Tribune will ...



About 250 teens tested for ‘silent’ heart condition that killed Federal Way High athlete Allen Harris  Q13 News Seattle

Sudden death in people younger than 35 is often due to undiscovered heart defects or overlooked heart abnormalities, according to the Mayo Clinic. While rare ...



Federal Way might have most athletic basketball team in the state  The News Tribune

Of all the athletes on the top-ranked, defending Class 4A state champion Federal Way High School boys basketball team, just which is the most athletic?



King County Council Recognizes Back-to-Back State Champions Federal Way High School Boys Basketball Team and Coach Collins  King County

Coach Jerome Collins led his team to a 66-54 victory over the Kentwood Conquerors at the Tacoma Dome on March 5. Story. The Federal Way High School ...



Sign-ups open for Federal Way Spartans Jr. Wrestling  Federal Way Mirror

Sign-ups for the Federal Way Spartans Jr. Wrestling Team (ages 5-12) are now open.



Deadly sting, wrong target: How the death of a cop’s son led King County deputies to kill a Des Moines teen  The Seattle Times

Records show how King County sheriff's deputies, hunting for the killers of a Seattle police officer's son, lured the wrong target, leading to the death of a Des ...



Shots fired outside Commons Mall in pot deal | Federal Way Police Blotter  Federal Way Mirror

The following is a sample from the Federal Way Police Log:



Student wins $2000 photography scholarship  Tacoma Daily News

Professional Photographers of Washington are happy to announce the winner of the Student Photographer of the Year Scholarship. The $2000 scholarship will ...



Desna Cup celebrates soccer and culture in Federal Way  Federal Way Mirror

11th annual event runs Aug. 17-19 at Saghalie Park.



CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week: Zachary Victor  Q13 FOX

Zachary Victor, a junior at Federal Way High School, is the week six winner of the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week program. He was selected based ...



Classy Gorilla finds niche with singing telegrams  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way High School grad once taught the chicken dance to Macklemore.



Female high school coach arrested for alleged sexual relationship with girl  Q13 FOX

FEDERAL WAY -- A 23-year-old woman who coached basketball at Federal Way High School has been arrested after police said she admitted to having a ...



UPDATE: Federal Way police identify suspect in homicide  Q13 FOX

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Police are investigating a Saturday morning homicide near Federal Way High School, with one suspect being identified. Federal Way ...



Chloe Cunliffe Is Skyrocketing Up The Pole Vault World  MileSplit

Chloe Cunliffe is fast becoming an athlete you don\'t want to miss in the pole vault.



Martial Arts Teacher Sentenced in Sex Case; Lawsuit Filed Against Issaquah Schools  Seattle Weekly

Emotions ran high on both sides of the courtroom Oct. 25 when former martial arts teacher Robert James Morrison, 44, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for ...



2017 Federal Way/Auburn Boys and Girls Club Breakfast  King County

UW Basketball Coach Mike Hopkins, Federal Way High School Basketball Team Coach Jerome Collins, Assistant Coach Doug Sloane and players- Marcus ...



Impressions from the first day of Washington Huskies fall camp: Start your engines … the QB competition is on  The Spokesman-Review

The first day of fall football camp at Husky Stadium was such a big thing Friday that the Blue Angels showed up.



Liberal Washington State nixes radical LGBT sex ed bill after massive parental outrage  Lifesite

Thousands of Washington State citizens made it very clear that they abundantly opposed this terrible bill.



Class reunions for 2018  The News Tribune

Wilson High School Class of 1968 6-11:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 Yacht Club Road, Tacoma. Gail (Hagen) Neufeld: gneufeld12@aol.com, ...



Auburn and Federal Way High School Baseball Teams join Seattle Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto and Pete von Reichbauer to raise $50000 at Annual Federal Way/Auburn Boys and Girls Club Breakfast  King County

“The Boys and Girls Clubs help keep our youth out of the juvenile justice system and offer stable after-school programs that help shape their future” ...



Federal Way PD, community come together to support officer’s family  Federal Way Mirror

Officer Frank Martin lost his battle to colon cancer Monday morning.



Texas Basketball Recruiting: Kentucky gaining ground for 2019 PF Jaden McDaniels  Hook 'Em Headlines

Could the Kentucky Wildcats be catching up to the 2019 Texas basketball recruiting class in the race to land elite forward Jaden McDaniels?



Woman raped outside bar | Federal Way Police Blotter  Federal Way Mirror

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:



Thick, black smoke rises from tire, trash fire in Federal Way  KIRO Seattle

Thick, black smoke is rising from tires and debris fire in Federal Way.



NJ Boys Hoops: Shore Conference Week 7 Schedule, January 21-27  Asbury Park Press

Find the best Shore Conference boys basketball games right here!



Saint Martin's University Selects its First Cadre of Act Six Scholars  ThurstonTalk

Saint Martin's University has selected its first cadre of Act Six Scholars. As an Act Six partner, Saint Martin's will provide full-tuition, full-need scholarships for a ...



DNA Technology Gives Cold Case Murder Suspect A New Face  Patch.com

Yarborough Murderer Has A New Face - Across Washington, WA - Sarah Yarborough, 16, was raped and murdered in 1991 on her way to Federal Way High ...



Gehler: Future looks bright for UW going forward  Dailyuw

While the Washington men's basketball team undoubtedly wanted to pull off the major upset over No. 1 North Carolina and advance to the Sweet 16 for the first ...



How Liberty quarterback Sam Brown avoided tragedy and wants to help others do the same  The Seattle Times

The starting quarterback for the Patriots could have been one of those athletes who was felled by a hidden heart condition. But early detection helped him.



WWU volleyball adds crop of new players to program | 790 KGMI  KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Western Washington University head volleyball coach Diane Flick-Williams has announced the addition of six student-athletes that are ...



Romeo Weems Named to Big Baller Brand All-Star Game  247Sports

DePaul signee Romeo Weems has been selected to participate in the inaugural Big Baller Brand All-American Game in Las Vegas on March 31st, 2019...



CWU's Malik Montoya finds opportunity with Wildcats after transferring in from D-1 Seattle U  Daily Record-News

Federal Way High School boys basketball coach Jerome Collins summarized his former player Malik Montoya's journey to Central Washington University.



Signing day is approaching for 2019 football recruits. Whose stock is on the rise?  The Olympian

So far, 11 players from Washington in the 2019 class have made verbal commitments to Division I programs. But, three weeks into the season, a handful of ...



Federal Way flies flags at half-staff in memory of slain Tacoma police officer  Federal Way Mirror

The city of Federal Way is flying flags at half-staff in memory of Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, who was recently shot and killed in the line of ...



EWU's Tiuli lands Big Sky's top defender honor  Cheney Free Press

In a program generally known for its offense, the Big Sky Conference spotlight this year shines on Eastern Washington University, particularly Jay-Tee Tiuli.



Class reunions  The News Tribune

Puyallup High School Class of 1955 5 p.m. July 14. Mama Stortini's, 3207 E. Main Ave., Puyallup. Marlene Thompson, 253-845-0779. Aquinas Academy ...



No. 21 Mater Dei leads four new teams in boys Super 25 basketball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) had a big week to lead a group of four new teams in the Super 25 boys basketball rankings. The Monarchs (23-3) are No. 21 after ...



18th Annual Spalding Hoophall Classic presented by Eastbay Draws Elite Talent to the Birthplace of Basketball  PR Newswire

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams and game schedule ...



Suzanne “Sue” (Wiganosky) Record  Yakima Herald-Republic

Suzanne “Sue” (Wiganosky) Record passed from this world into the presence of The Lord on Friday, December 21, 2018, in Yakima, WA. Sue was born ...



New lead on 1991 homicide case  Voice of the Valley

(King County) New information has been developed regarding the identity of the suspect in the murder of 16 year old Sarah Yarborough in 1991. Sarah was last ...



African-American man fighting for his life after unprovoked racist 'rage' attack in Auburn  Seattle Times

The man accused of attacking DaShawn Horne with a baseball bat became enraged when he learned his sister had spent the night with the young ...



Jim Zorn helps raise over $60000 at the Federal Way/Auburn Boys & Girls Club Breakfast  King County

The Federal Way/Auburn Boys & Girls Club holds its annual breakfast fundraiser each spring to raise money to benefit the clubs operations ...



von Reichbauer hosts session for Federal Way 320th merchants with Sound Transit CEO  King County

Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer hosted a meeting for 320th area merchants to answer questions on the impact of the Federal ...



Kentucky Basketball: 2019 Recruiting Big Board 3.0  A Sea of Blue

It is now visit and decision season for the Class of 2019, as prospects begin taking official and unofficial visits, hosting coaches in their homes, and some are ...



Teen heroin addict recovers with agency's help  The Seattle Times

Daniel Taylor was a smart kid who did well in school. He was also a heroin addict. After inpatient treatment, he received counseling, support and lasting help ...



DANIEL EUGENE RICHARDSON JR.  Auburn Reporter

Rusty” Daniel Eugene Richardson Jr., a devoted father, brother, son and friend, died unexpectedly on October 7, 2017 at the age of 40, at his home in Sumner.



Will He Stay or Go? Jaylen Nowell’s NBA Decision  UW Dawg Pound

The rare art of the mid-range game may send Nowell to NBA.



Victim of brutal hate crime beating struggling for survival  KIRO Seattle

A man remains in Harborview with a traumatic brain injury after being severely injured in what prosecutors say was a hate crime beating in Auburn earlier this ...



Born of protest: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity celebrates a half-century  UW Today

BSU students and supporters carry picket signs in support of BSU demands on May 20, 1968.Seattle Times-Emile Pitre Collection. It was spring 1968. A group of ...



National Merit Scholarship program announces semifinalists  The Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program Wednesday released the names of students who have excelled academically, allowing them to compete for big ...



News - JROTC students discover Corps lifestyle  DVIDS

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii - Sixty high school students stepped out of the classroom to learn a lesson from Marines during a weeklong visit to ...



Lands that Doreen Johnson worked to protect will now carry her name  King County

Council gives unanimous support to renaming parcels in Southeast King County in honor of community leader Doreen Johnson.



EWU's Andru Pulu doesn't waste second chance  The Spokesman Review

When Andru Pulu talks about his Eastern Washington football teammates, it's usually in future tense, as if he doesn't want it to end.



How to watch 5-Star UGA basketball commit Anthony Edwards in McDonald's All-American Game  UGA Wire

Anthony Edwards, the five-star basketball guard out of Holy Spirit Preparatory School, committed to Georgia back in February. After dropping the season finale in ...



School reunions  TheNewsTribune.com

SEPTEMBER. STADIUM HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1952, social at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 N. Waterfront Drive, ...



Drunk driver who killed two teens denied work release following families’ pleas  MyNorthwest.com

A convicted drunk driver who killed two Federal Way teens has been denied work release after an outpouring of opposition from the victims friends and families.



A way-too-early 2020 NBA Mock Draft and analysis of next year's class  The Athletic

I know that we're still two months out from the 2019 NBA Draft, a proceeding that is already uncertain in and of itself due to a lack of clarity outside of the ...



Auburn man pleads not guilty in brutal beating of Kent man  Kent Reporter

For LaDonna Horne, the pain won't go away. She cries long and hard each night so she can appear bright and strong when she visits her comatose son.



15-year-old student hit in crosswalk by school bus  Q13 FOX

FEDERAL WAY -- A 15-year-old girl was hit by a school bus as she walked through a crosswalk early Thursday morning in Federal Way, police said. According ...



SeaTac Man Arrested For 1987 Double-Murder  Seattle, WA Patch

SeaTac Man Arrested For 1987 Double-Murder - Seattle, WA - Police used DNA mapping technology to find the suspect, a 55-year-old man living in SeaTac.



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