On April 1, the Woo family started with a cleansing ceremony for the victims who died in the Wah Mee Club. Firecrackers were set off to symbolize a new era of rebuilding, repairs, and improvements for the Louisa Building. Afterwards, demolition of the western wall began. Demolition and cleanup is expected to take 20 […]
The demolition of the Wah Mee Club and Liem’s Pet Shop of the historic Louisa Building located at 669 South King Street in Chinatown has been determined to be in late March. A Christmas Eve 2013 fire burned the western half of the building. The fire compromised the structure, leaving the roof and floor […]
2014 was a year of change, controversy, and loss of long-time community fixtures. However, it was also a year of good news for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Here, we look back on our top 10 stories of the year, ranked in order of their effect:
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted for participating in one of Seattle’s deadliest shootings, was deported to Hong Kong on May 13 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations.