Late last month, the U.S. Census dropped a bit of a bomb on us that the Seattle Times aptly ran with: Seattle is apparently the fifth whitest big city in America
Turkey is a country that has been a place of East and West for centuries. It boasts magnificent architecture and breathtaking landforms.
This year, Japan’s Emperor Akhito turned 77. The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle celebrated this event by hosting a birthday reception at its headquarters in Queen Anne.
Last Monday, 580 people waited for Lt. Gov. Brad Owen at the New Hong Kong Restaurant for more than an hour. They were celebrating Soo Yuen Benevolent Association’s
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of the emperor of Japan. It follows on the heels of the 50th wedding anniversary of Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. Dec. 23 is also Akihito’s birthday. In honor of these occasions, the Consulate General of Japan in Seattle celebrated during its annual holiday party. About 250 people attended the event held at the Consulate General of Japan in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood.
Among some of the hottest issues on the ballot this year, the King County Assessor’s race could easily have been forgotten. This is an issue that Lloyd Hara — who, at press time on Wednesday, Nov. 4, was leading the polls — wants to correct.