By MIKE CORDER NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — International prosecutors announced murder charges on June 19 against four men—three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds—in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago, killing all 298 people aboard. The case, built with the help […]
More than 50 volunteers from the Seahawks and their partners Delta Air Lines and The Mission Continues helped landscape and clean museum cases at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall on June 14. The volunteer project was part of the NFL’s 100 year celebration and “Huddle for 100” campaign, which urges each person to volunteer 100 minutes of their time to a community cause.
L.J. Collier, the Seattle Seahawks’ first round draft pick last month, will be chasing quarterbacks this fall. But on a Friday afternoon in June, the former Texas Christian University defensive lineman was cleaning windows and glass cases at the Nisei Veteran’s Committee (NVC) Memorial Hall in the International District (ID).
I went into “Late Night” with fairly low expectations. It’s rated 79 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and 71 percent on Metacritic and 6.3/10 on IMDB, which while not bad at all, the movie severely underperformed at the box office over the weekend.
Western Washington University (WWU) awarded a posthumous honorary bachelor’s degree on June 15 to James K. Okubo, a Medal of Honor recipient and former Western Washington College of Education student. He was unable to finish his degree because his family was incarcerated during World War II, along with about 120,000 West Coast residents of Japanese ancestry.
“I am not from here originally,” confessed theatrical director Mathew Wright. “I’m not sure how long it takes to officially be considered a Seattlelite, but I certainly feel like one. I moved here in July 2011, so it’s been almost eight years.”
“When searching on social media, if you type in general things (about kendo), male competitors come up,” said Jane Higa, a third-degree black belt in kendo and a student at the University of Washington. “Once you look deeper, women are represented.”
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly 2019 marks a big year for Washington’s charter schools, as it is the first year since the charter school initiative was passed in 2012 that graduates are claiming their diplomas. Seniors from Summit Sierra charter school in the International District were the first to do so this June. Most […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Trapped by millions of dollars in debt after her family’s hotel collapsed in 2013, Tanya Woo walked the streets of the Chinatown-International District (ID), heading for an emotional collapse of her own. Old people would come up to her and ask if they could live there—after it reopened. She […]
Both candidates want to use the Port to create jobs and housing. Both are concerned with the environment. Both want to assert affirmative action in hiring.