SEATTLE — On Feb. 3, Judge James L. Robart of the Western District of Washington ruled in favor of the Washington State Attorney General’s motion for a temporary restraining order on key sections of President Donald Trump’s so-called “Muslim ban.” Bob Ferguson, the Washington State Attorney General, argued the provisions were illegal and unconstitutional. The […]
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Bremerton city councilwoman says she has no regrets about being arrested for shouting an obscenity during a confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s attorney general pick, U.S. Sen Jeff Sessions. The Kitsap Sun reports that Councilwoman Leslie Daugs was attending the hearing on Jan. 31 when she shouted the obscenity […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The International Community Health Services (ICHS) is holding its second annual Lunar New Year 5K on Feb. 26 at the Shoreline Interurban Trail. This year, ICHS is doing a special “Race the Rooster” challenge for participants. Everyone who finishes ahead of the person dressed like a rooster will receive a […]
By Wayne Chan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Ahh, I love that spring is right around the corner. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and even the gophers in my back yard seem to be leaving my wife’s rose bushes alone. Speaking of roses, the spring bloom must also mean it’s that time of year […]
The Bellevue Collection, Seattle Chinese Culture and Arts Association, Overseas Community Affairs Council Taiwan and the Taiwan Benevolent Association of America, hosted a Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 4 at Bellevue Square in Center Court. The celebration featured numerous traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations including martial arts, music, dance, and visual arts.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly To casual moviegoers, the Hulk is a green superhero with super strength mostly driven by his id. He is the Mr. Hyde to Bruce Banner’s Dr. Jekyll. Created by Stan Lee, the Hulk and his Banner alter ego has been played in live adaptations by Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, […]
Welcome to the first Apop! column of 2017! A lot has changed since we were last together. Read on to find out what’s happened in the new year.
By James K. Doane NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Board of Governors of the Washington State Bar Association, meeting at Gonzaga University in Spokane on the morning of Jan. 27, unanimously passed a Day of Remembrance resolution to recognize the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed on Feb. 19, 1942. At […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Intro: Maya Lin successfully crosses over from being an architect to an artist and environmentalist, and through all her work, she makes you aware of your surroundings and gain a different perspective. Simplicity is the crowning reward of art. Maya Lin, an artist, architect, and environmentalist, finds her way […]
By MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — When war broke out in Syria and the kidnappings began, Reema Duhman used a three-hour curfew to slip out of the country in 2012 and made her way to Seattle. Duhman became a permanent U.S. resident and had almost completed the complicated process of securing a visa […]