Seattle Central College has named Yoshiko Harden as its new Vice President of Student Services. Harden begins her new position on March 28 and describes it as “coming home.” She graduated from Garfield High School, one of Seattle Central’s feeder schools. She grew up in the nearby Central District and later lived in Capitol Hill. […]
Car chase and collision in the ID A car collided with another vehicle at the corner of Dearborn and 7th Ave So. on Labor Day. The crash was a result of a shootout at the Central District’s Powell Barnett Park. No park visitors were hit due to gunfire. The incident was reported approximately 3:30 p.m. […]
There is a bit of spring in our step here at the Northwest Asian Weekly. Looking over the past few months, there are many things the Asian American community in Seattle should be proud of. Not necessarily “cleaning” but perhaps “beaming.” So what has been accomplished? — Yay for Okamoto!: John Okamoto was elected to […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 1000 people gathered in Chinatown Saturday afternoon to honor the lives of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The crowd met at Garfield High School in the Central District and then proceeded to the International District. The protestors chanted and carried signs that read “I can’t breathe” in memory of […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly With minorities soon becoming the majority, diversity is a big topic. If you want to explore it around Seattle, there
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Mayor Ed Murray called for an ethnic media press conference to introduce Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole at City Hall on June 25. However, Murray later cancelled O’Toole’s participation “due to a last minute schedule change” two hours before the conference was to begin. Instead, Murray spoke and took […]
The Chinatown-International District will receive a lion’s share of a $2 million investment in 18 neighborhood business districts, announced Mayor Ed Murray on April 1, as part of the Only in Seattle Initiative.
President Obama has announced his intent to nominate Portia Y. Wu as assistant secretary for Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As South Lake Union, Capitol Hill, and other neighborhoods in Central and North Seattle have prospered in recent years,
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The heart and soul of Rainier Valley can be summed up by the mural on the Darigold plant just outside of Columbia City.