By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Mary Lee loves weather. She is especially passionate about extreme weather. She even moved to Texas just to be near severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, and flash flooding. “I’ve experienced golf-ball sized hail and flew into the eye of a hurricane,” she said, as if that’s a good thing. For Lee, […]
The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) hosted their 5th annual Tomodachi Luncheon on Thursday, March 28, raising over $67,000 to help support JCCCW programs and underwrite the organization’s daily operations …
The Wing Luke hosted their annual dinner and auction on Saturday, March 23, raising over $315,000 for their educational and public programs. Over 500 people attended the event, which was hosted by Teresa Yuan of KING 5 and held at the Seattle Sheraton. The event featured both live and silent auctions, featuring dozens of items […]
The six finalists vying to take over Gael Tarleton’s Port Commissioner seat will be participating in two moderated town-hall-style forums in February.
By Assunta Ng Robert Mak, anchor of KING TV program “Up Front,” resigned last Friday. There are speculations about the station’s motive for cutting the program. As a publisher, I understand why KING cut the program. Network news is a cut throat business. Anchor changes happen faster than ice melts under the sun. In this […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Robert Mak left KING 5 TV on Friday, Nov. 30, after the cancellation of his long running political program, Up Front.
In honor of our 30th anniversary, we decided to organize an eco-friendly fashion show this year. We wanted for our readers to make beautiful things out of our newspapers after they’ve read them, to give our newspapers a second life and to encourage others to think of out-of-the-box ways to repurpose and recycle. KING 5’s Robert […]
When the snow descended, a bunch of nightmares came true for me. While many of you had no school or stayed home last week due to the snow, the Northwest Asian Weekly faced one of its worst crises in 30 years. “It will be the end of our reputation,” I thought. “We might not have the […]
The International District’s Seattle Chinese Herb & Grocery’s owner, Elsa Kwong, was sentenced on Dec. 12 for food stamp fraud, according to a report by KING 5. Kwong had pleaded guilty last March. Kwong was sentenced with three years on supervised release and will pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program […]
Salon Divas, a hair salon, found a new home in Seattle’s Belltown at 2518 4th Avenue. It held its grand reopening last month on June 1.