The youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and a symbol of hope for women and education around the world, Malala Yousafzai will speak this Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m, at the University of Washington’s Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Yousafzai was only 11 years old when she braved violent retribution in a 2008 speech to […]
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — Lucky Teriyaki has apologized and offered free meals to law enforcement officers after word spread that the restaurant in Sedro-Wooley, about 70 miles north of Seattle, didn’t want law enforcement to dine there. Seattle’s KCPQ-TV reports the owner’s son apologized, and offered free meals to members of law enforcement on July […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly teamed up with Seattle City Light, Waste Management and Alaska Airlines to bring environmental awareness through the 3rd Annual Recycling Fashion Contest on July 16.
If you’ve never heard of Ruth Woo, you have likely heard of the people she has helped.
What can the citizens of Seattle do to make the earth a better place? Start composting.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY After two farewell dinners, the House of Hong Restaurant, once an institution in Chinatown and the favorite eatery of many, closed its doors on July 11. When our editor walked by on July 12, the sign at the Hong’s door read, “We are closed.” The lights were out. As […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Go to a restaurant and the clam on your plate can be traced to its source, from the very body of water it was plucked. Washington is among the nation’s leading producers of shellfish, including oysters, clams, and mussels. Such mollusks are filter feeders that pump water through their […]
When was the last time you noticed the sign on your favorite restaurant or coffee shop’s bathroom? You might have seen changes recently.
By Tim Gruver Northwest Asian Weekly For LGBTQ children in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities, coming out can be hard to do. Many fear their sexual orientation will shame or dishonor their parents, but staying in the closet can deeply affect their mental health, leading to depression, self-loathing, and even suicide. Hosted by the […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Sgt. Wing Woo is being treated at Harborview Medical Center, after being airlifted from Hawaii on June 30. Woo was bodysurfing with his 14-year-old son, while vacationing in Maui on June 24, when a wave wiped him. Wing hit his head on the ocean floor. He was knocked unconscious before […]