By Jack Chang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Springtime in Beijing usually brings out bustling crowds for rock concerts, food festivals and other outdoor revelry amid the smog and catkins. But this year, police in the Chinese capital have been canceling everything from an Earth Day event to a heavy metal concert, stoking worries that […]
Seattle Goodwill is celebrating Earth Day with local musicians, CEOs, athletes and community leaders who are “breaking up” with an outfit, Breakup4Good, and publicly donating it to Goodwill – and keep it from the landfill. Some of the outfits will be auctioned off to benefit Goodwill’s job training and education programs. Over 60 individuals […]
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ popular Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces its funding opportunities for 2015. All three of its funds – Small Sparks, Small and Simple Projects Fund, and the Large Projects Fund – support the efforts of community members as they work on projects to build stronger neighborhoods and communities. More than 5000 projects […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Sue Anderson is CenturyLink’s vice president and general manager (VP/GM) <!–more–>for the Seattle Metro area. Prior to being named VP/GM, she oversaw Network Operations in Washington for Qwest, predecessor to CenturyLink, for 16 years. Throughout 2011, Anderson has led by example and has leveraged community participation as a bridge […]
Protecting the environment was a foreign concept to me when I first came to America in the 1970s. I did not pay much attention to the environment until I toured China a decade ago.