Readers of Monday’s Opinion page heard from state Sen. Curtis King and Rep. Judy Clibborn, each with their own perspective on statewide transportation needs and how best to pay a multi-billion dollar price tag. King and Clibborn chair the Senate and House transportation committees, respectively. At noon Thursday, join them and two…More
Category: Live chats
Want to talk about Proposition 1 to create a Seattle Park District? The proposition on the Aug. 5 ballot would create a Seattle Park District to fund the city’s park system.
Join us for a live chat on Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. with panelists who support and oppose the Proposition.
Don Harper, part of the Our Parks Forever campaign, opposes the passage of Proposition 1.
Brad Kahn, the board chair of the Seattle Parks Foundation, is a volunteer on the Seattle Parks For All campaign that supports the passage of Proposition 1.
Thanh Tan, multimedia editorial writer, who has covered Proposition 1 for the editorial board.
Others who will be on the chat:More
Replay our Wednesday live chat discussing “Is Amazon the bully or the hero?” in the contract dispute with publisher Hachette Book Group. Want to find out more about what’s going on in this battle of the titans? Check out our guest columns featuring opposing views from authors Frank Schaeffer, who says Amazon has liberated him from publishers,…More
Are you a recent college graduate? Wondering how you’re going to find a job and support yourself? From the changing nature of internships and job advancement, to crushing student debt and moving back in with parents, this generation of graduates faces many hurdles.
Join our on-air video hangout on Google+ on Tuesday at noon to discuss the challenges facing this generation of graduates and possible solutions.
This is an open hangout, which means anyone can join as a participant with a Web cam. Please keep in mind that this is an on-air hangout and your comments and images will be broadcast on The Seattle Times website, Youtube and Google+. The Seattle Times Terms of Service apply to this hangout.More
We held a Google+ On-Air Hangout on Wednesday to discuss the proposal to raise Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 per hour from the state’s current minimum of $9.32.More
Replay the live election commentary from The Seattle Times editorial board from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Our writers covered election-night parties and shared opinions and perspectives from the newsroom on the results of the Nov. 5, 2013 general election. [do action=”scribblelive” chatid=”272013″ width=”630″ height=”600″/]More
A new dimension was added to the criminal case of the soldier sentenced to 35 years in prison for stealing state secrets last week. The soldier charged and convicted as Bradley Manning announced a desire to be known as a woman named Chelsea. “As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to…More
The Seattle Times editorial board has grilled eight Seattle mayor candidates (Hello, Doug McQuaid, are you out there?). Now we want to hear from you, before we decide which one to recommend to voters. What experience and skills you want in a mayor? What needs fixing in Seattle? Who has the best plan? What are they not…More
Is buying a house overrated? Join us for a live chat at noon on Tuesday, July 9. Share your thoughts, comments and questions on whether buying a house should still be part of the American Dream. These people will be joining us for the chat: Sharon Pian Chan, associate opinions editor/digital. She owns a house in…More
We held a lively discussion Thursday afternoon on the issue of regulating ride-sharing services in Seattle like UBERx, Lyft and Sidecar. Read our Thursday editorial. According to this Seattle Times news story by reporter Alexa Vaughn, these companies are filling a niche but operating illegally. The city’s taxi operators want the City of Seattle to…More