Every week, tens of thousands of Seattle Times readers turn to Rant & Rave to see what’s on the minds of their fellow citizens. One ranter may complain about a TV news anchor’s “hideous eye makeup.” A raver may thank a good Samaritan for saving a dog that jumped out of a window….More
Category: Live chats
The reporter for The Seattle Times’ Sea Change project, Craig Welch, hosted a live chat on Tuesday. View the replay below.
Joining Craig for the chat were:
* Dr. Jeremy T. Mathis, a Supervisory Oceanographer at NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle. Mathis is an expert on ocean acidification in polar regions. He has conducted over a dozen cruises in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea and is currently studying the economic impacts of ocean acidification on Alaska’s fisheries.
* Dr. Richard A. Feely, a Senior fellow at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle. He also holds an affiliate full professor faculty position at the University of Washington School of Oceanography. His major research areas are carbon cycling in the oceans and ocean acidification processes. He was awarded the Department of Commerce Gold Award in 2006 for research on ocean acidification. In November 2010, he was awarded the Heinz Award for his pioneering research on ocean acidification.
Welch also hosted a Reddit AMA (Ask me Anything) this morning.More
Join The Seattle Times today at 1 p.m. for a live chat about tenants’ rights and how to avoid squabbles with landlords over housing-cost increases, deposit losses and other issues. We’ve invited Executive Director of the Tenants Union of Washington State, Jonathan Grant, and legal counsel for the Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound, Chris…More
It’s peak season for hiking so it’s fitting that Sunday’s Pacific Northwest magazine cover story concerned the topic. Author Ron C. Judd’s feature story, titled “Splinter in the Woods,” examines a fight between outdoors groups over whether to repair roads into wild areas. From the piece: Do conservationists have any right –- let alone…More
Join us at noon Friday for an online chat about bicycling conditions in Seattle. Our guests — Professor John Pucher of Rutgers University and Barb Chamberlain, executive director of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington — will take questions, joined by Mike Lindblom, Seattle Times transportation reporter. You can e-mail questions in advance to email@example.com. Related story: More
Need help managing challenging dementia-related situations while caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other memory-impairing disease? Experts from Emeritus Senior Living are holding a live chat Tuesday morning, offering candid tips for the challenges now faced by some 15 million caregivers. Topics include how to diminish wandering, agitation, aggression, and inappropriate sexual verbal and physical…More
Times reporter Bob Young and a trio of marijuana experts held a live chat on Friday. State Liquor Control Board Deputy Director Rick Garza, ACLU of Washington drug-policy director Alison Holcomb, and dispensary owner John Davis all answered questions on marijuana legalization. Read their comments below.More
Seattle Times aerospace reporter Dominic Gates and well-known industry analyst Richard Aboulafia of The Teal Group will hold an online chat with readers Friday at noon to explore the 787 grounding, Boeing’s upcoming airplane programs and other subjects affecting the region’s largest business employer. Gates has covered Boeing for The Seattle Times for a decade. Aboulafia, an…More
President Obama and a bipartisan group of senators are calling for an overhaul of the nation’s controversial immigration system. We invited three experts from Washington state with very different perspectives on the issue to join us in an online conversation with readers. The moderator will be veteran reporter Lornet Turnbull, who joined The Seattle Times in 2004 and…More
What can Seattle and Washington state do to reduce gun violence? That question is on the minds of many public officials, with King County and Seattle launching a gun buyback program and state lawmakers preparing to discuss new legislation this session. On Wednesday at noon, Seattle Times readers are invited to participate in an online…More