TRUE LIFE ADVENTURES OF A SENIOR NEWSPAPER PUBLISHER

It really did take a village of family, friends and well-wishers to fulfill this dream come true for my sister
BY MICHELLE ROEDELL, EDITOR, NORTHWEST PRIME TIME | February 1, 2024 at 12:00 a.m.

Celebrity Interviews, Part II: Joni Mitchell and Judy Collins

Since then, I've had the pleasure (and in one or two cases, the pain) of interviewing well-known people

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A Word About Interviewing Famous People: Gerard Schwarz and Art Wolfe

Now I’d like to offer a few words about the sometimes nerve-wracking and always fascinating role of interviewing well-known people

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Rolling with the High Rollers: Northwest Prime Time’s Impressive Advisory Committee

I couldn’t believe that these highly accomplished individuals agreed to be on our advisory committee!

The Sirs Robinsons: A tale of two remarkable people we met along the way

“Green,” he muttered under his breath when we met in person. He said it while furtively glancing around the crowded restaurant.

A Word About Senior Expos

I look forward to the return of Senior Expos—conventions designed for those most wondrous of all beings, older adults

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With a Little Help from My Friends and Family

We attacked the tasks with all the efficiency of a Ford Motor Company assembly line

A Few Words About Interns

Sometimes I would assign “on-the-street” type interviews of local seniors

Jason Reynolds to the Rescue

We would get ready for Jason’s arrival for the all-nighters by stocking up on various sources of caffeine and an unlimited supply of Jason's favorite snacks

Another Fine Mess You've Gotten Us Out Of

This space usually holds the editor’s blog,

It’s a Small World

Later, I’d learn just how close two seemingly separate worlds can be

The Grand Prize: When I met Sy Rosen

I think back to how Sy first entered Northwest Prime Time’s realm

What's in a Name?

Back in the early 1970s, senior power took root. My grandfather was front and center as part of that movement in Seattle

A Parade of Pets

Pets and professionalism don’t always mix, but that’s okay with us

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Call in the Bomb Squad!

Keep in mind that the year was 2001, during the time that anthrax-laced letters were mailed to news media