The meticulous workout schedule, detailed diet, and instructive reading material make up a portion of the daily life of Bruce Lee, which went on display Oct. 1 at the Wing Luke Museum in Chinatown.
The Glitter Gala is Seattle Goodwill’s only fundraising event.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Bush Garden Restaurant, once a hangout for the powerful, will close after operating for over 60 years in Chinatown. Owners Karen and Masaharu Sadata confirmed that its last day will be Oct. 29. Bush’s popular karaoke bar will remain open daily in the evening. “It’s a relief,” said Karen […]
By Alexis Mansanarez Northwest Asian Weekly Words matter. That was the message Jose Antonio Vargas shared in front of an at-capacity University of Washington (UW) lecture hall Oct. 6, and a phrase that has framed his career. Vargas elaborated on the complexity of migration and population changes within the United States, and used his own […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly took home 13 awards on Oct. 14, at the 129th Annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) Convention in Wenatchee. “What makes the Asian Weekly great is teamwork from writers to the editors,” said Northwest Asian Weekly’s publisher Assunta Ng. “I am thrilled to see our writers’ […]
Editor’s note: This was written by Mona Lee Locke and posted on her Facebook page. I am appalled that this election has become the biggest reality show of our country’s recent history. In fact, I am so sick to my stomach that I have to speak out. I have been sexually harassed. Not once, not […]
The Kent City Council unanimously approved Mayor Suzette Cooke’s appointment of Kim Komoto as the City Clerk on Oct. 5. Komoto will start Oct. 17. Komoto succeeds Ronald Moore, who resigned in June. Komoto has served as a legal analyst for the City Attorney’s office since 2010 and brings to her new role years of […]
One-hundred-and-thirty friends of Elsie Leilani Taniguchi gathered at the Mercer Island Community Center on Oct. 2 for her 80th birthday celebration. Taniguchi was the former longtime president of the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). Friends say she loves to play the ukulele, dance the hula, and Obon Odori.
The concrete sign at Donnie Chin International Children’s Park has been updated to reflect the park’s new name. The sign formerly read “International Children’s Park” — the original name of the park, on the northeast corner of Seventh Avenue and South Lane streets. It was officially renamed over the summer after the late first responder […]
Gov. Jay Inslee announced appointees to various boards and commissions in late September. Faaluaina Pritchard was appointed to Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees. She has served as the executive director of Korean Women’s Association and the Asia Pacific Cultural Center. Jing (Josephine) Ko was appointed to the Rehabilitation Council, Washington state. Amadeo Tiam […]