By Starla Sampaco NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY These days, reporters have to do more with less. In TV markets across the country, news staffs are shrinking. As a result, many broadcast journalists have taken on more roles within their stations. “Before, smaller markets would have one-man bands or one-woman bands,” said Ryan Takeo, of KING 5. […]
Seattle native and chef Shota Nakajima is among a group of chefs from across the nation participating in the new Food Network show “Iron Chef Gauntlet,” where chef contestants compete for a shot at becoming an Iron Chef.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Julie Locke died in Seattle on April 6. She was 90. According to her son, the former governor of Washington, Gary Locke, “Mom passed away … peacefully and without any pain and in the comfort of her home.” Locke said his mother suffered a massive stroke on March 20. Born […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY For over 2,000 years, they lay underground — silently guarding China’s First Emperor Qin Shi Huang. In 1974, they were accidentally disturbed from their eternal watch by farmers digging a well in Xi’an in the Shaanxi province of China, revealing a site that is estimated to spread over 38 square […]
The Wing Luke Museum raised a record-breaking $520,000 at its annual auction and dinner on April 1 at The Westin Seattle. More than 500 people, including Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, attended the event titled, “Bold, Loud, and Brave.” Photos by George Liu/NWAW
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. […]
By Jenn Doane NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Gail Nomura is more than a pioneer in her field of study and an accomplished professor — she is an advocate for what is right. Earning her Ph.D. in History from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1978, Nomura spent a number of years teaching at Washington State […]
With over 25 years of experience in airport operation and management, Lance Lyttle is something of a world traveler himself.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly We explore the issue of diversity through the lens of three different people and perspectives. All look to the common goal of serving and including all in developing a better community. Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce seeks input from all “As we look at this region, we think […]
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle is home to many well-known musicians, such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, etc. There is also a special place for classical musicians in the Emerald City. Home to internationally acclaimed and one of America’s leading symphony orchestras, the Seattle Symphony is […]