LONDON (AP) — Mohammed-Faizul Haque makes it all look so easy.
Archives for March 2017
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers started in 1993, but I can’t recall ever watching an entire season.
The casting of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi has caused an uproar as yet another example in a string of high-profile incidents of “whitewashing” in Hollywood.
The members of Slot Machine, a rock/pop band out of Thailand, knew each other before they got together, but it took time before the fateful hookup that united them all.
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The chief justice of the Washington state Supreme Court is urging the Department of Homeland Security to keep immigration agents away from courthouses. In a letter on March 22 to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst says it’s “deeply troubling” that lawyers and judges […]
SEATTLE (AP) — A Bellevue investment adviser has pleaded guilty to fraud and making false statements after investigators said he kept some of his clients’ money as his own. Seattle U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says 44-year-old Chris Young Yoo promised to invest the money in funds he managed, but instead used it to pay his […]
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has approved the creation of a renters commission as the city deals with skyrocketing rents. The Seattle Times reports that the council voted unanimously on March 20 in support of the commission, which will push laws to help a group that makes up 54 percent of all households […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly On March 27, Washington House Democrats unveiled a $44.6 billion plan which would include a new funding formula to fully fund education in Washington as mandated by the state supreme court in the 2012 McCleary case. McCleary was the “catalyst” for the “Campaign for Student Success.” Tony […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Alex Tizon, a Pulitzer Prize winner and University of Oregon (UO) journalism professor, died in his sleep of natural causes on March 23. He was found by Eugene police in his home. Tizon was 58 years old. Tizon immigrated to the United States from the Philippines, with his parents, in 1964. […]
Bus passengers traveling after 1 a.m. will have expanded late-night service under legislation approved on March 27 by the King County Council. It is the first major expansion of “Night Owl” bus service in 40 years. In partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation, King County Metro will expand late-night bus service on Sept. […]