From 2012 to 2013, Seattle was America’s fastest-growing major city, a city walking the line between frenetic change and beloved authenticity. Columnist Jon Talton and Pacific NW writer Ron Judd were talking with readers about the tension between the old and the new in Seattle and surrounding areas on Tuesday. Read what they had to…More
Category: Live chats
Join reporters Christine Willmsen and Lewis Kamb at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 21, for a live chat about their investigation into the dangers of lead poisoning at gun ranges. NOTE: The location of this chat has been moved to this page.More
Join Seattle Times staffers and Mayor Ed Murray’s Chief of Staff Chris Gregorich from noon to 1 p.m. today for a live chat about the proposal to raise Seattle’s minimum wage. We’ll answer your questions, and discuss the impacts, at seattletimes.com. You can join the chat below, and begin submitting questions at 11:45 a.m. See you there! [do action=”scribblelive”…More
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Related story:
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