Keith Livingston

A crisis of our making

Livingston: Lawmakers need to look at big picture for area to succeed.

 

People and places that make Federal Way unique | My Perspective

Iwas visiting some friends in Bellevue recently and the topic of where I lived came up and the person I was talking to said: “I have never been to Federal Way.

 

Taking a ‘selfie’ of Federal Way | My Perspective

It would not look like me, but a composite of our nearly 90,000 residents. Collectively, what do we look like?

 

How we can fix Federal Way | My Perspective

What can we fix? What needs fixing? As Americans, we have a culture of being builders. We build and fix things.

Federal Way is a city of gardens | My Perspective

One of the joys of living in the Puget Sound is that as the dark days of winter give way to spring light, the great Northwest starts blooming.

Federal Way needs a path forward | My Perspective

As individuals we all have expectations for ourselves, family, neighbors, schools, and the city where we live.

Engage in Federal Way to grow community value | My Perspective

In the world of real estate, the saying goes: “location-location-location.”

Federal Way’s school graduation rate is symptom of parental negativity | My Perspective

The open undercurrent of disdain from some in the community for the Federal Way Public Schools system intrigues me.

Every drop counts: Preventing vehicle fluid leaks is a step toward clean water

Every year Washington drivers leak seven million quarts of motor oil into the Puget Sound Basin.

Why Federal Way’s economy is challenged | My Perspective

In 2015 Federal Way will celebrate 25 years of being an incorporated city. Compared to many of its neighbors, Federal Way is a toddler. We all know you have to crawl before you walk.

Federal Way’s plate will always be full | Keith Livingston

As Federal Way residents, what can we expect from the next council and mayor?

The new mayor of Federal Way must live up to slogan | Keith Livingston

The election results are known and it is important to thank all who sought elected office, congratulate those who were elected, and thank those who served but are not returning.

Where do you see Federal Way in 10 years? | My Perspective

I have stated in previous columns that Federal Way has the potential to be the premier city in the South Puget Sound.

Emotions not part of the solution | My Perspective

It seems to me that Federal Way is a city with competing personalities.

Not too late to reverse trend for Federal Way | My Perspective

In a city of 93,000 people, we have at least that many opinions on how to improve our education system, municipal services, fire department, water delivery and waste water removal.

Federal Way should embrace Olympic attitude | My Perspective

The Olympics are over but Federal Way can learn a lot about becoming a better city from the world of elite athletics.

Federal Way community should step up to help school district | My Perspective

How do you measure success? What is your grading system? Do you have one for yourself, your children or their schools?

Taking a ‘selfie’ of Federal Way, Part 2 | My Perspective

City of Federal Way, you have some work to do. I know you hit a rough patch with the recession.

Federal Way is a city that could be great | My Perspective

In the spirit of the holiday season I feel it is important to reflect on the blessings of community.

My top 5 issues if I were mayor | My Perspective

At lunch a few days ago with a Federal Way friend, we were talking about the pros and cons of this city.