By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly There is concern in the International District (ID) about council member Nick Licata’s
We truly hope the new police chief, Kathleen O’Toole, will bring some needed changes to the realm of crime and safety here in Seattle town, especially in the Chinatown-International District, which has seen a spate of violence of late. Beyond the increasing number of purse and cell phone snatchings, a couple of recent shootings in […]
Part 1 of a 2-part series By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The second annual Trans*Pride, organized by the Gender Justice League, kicked off the festivities for this
By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press The arsonist who killed Ji Yun Lee was especially cruel and calculating, dousing her small cabin in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains with more than 60 gallons (230 liters) of gasoline and heating fuel and setting at least eight fires, ending at the front door to block any chance of escape. Then […]
By Associated Press NEWPORT BEACH, California (AP) – A California man who missed his 1942 high school graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese Americans finally walked in a cap and gown this June, more than seven decades after he was pulled out of class just a month shy of his […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly From a distance, Naoko Morisawa’s artwork looks like a painting, but look closer, and you will notice that they are wood mosaics. Her art is made from hundreds of thousands of small slices of natural and oil-dyed woodchips on a palette. Her art style is transformed from a traditional […]
Mayor Ed Murray invites the public to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board, the official board that reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements within the International Special Review District located in the Chinatown/International District. An elected position — Position #3 (business person, property owner, […]
The following letters to KIRO TV were sent to the Northwest Asian Weekly for publication. Dear KIRO TV, Thank you for your piece on the minimum wage raise in Seattle and how it can affect the immigrant community and businesses. We have not heard the side of the minimum wage opposition and how it will hurt […]
Dear KIRO TV, I saw your news piece about the minimum wage raise in Seattle and how it will affect the immigrant community. I really appreciated your perspective and reporting angle on this issue, as it highlights a very complex problem within my community that has not been highlighted by this debate.
The United States Supreme Court has an opportunity to settle once and for all the illegality of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. It has the opportunity to help ensure that it never happens again.