By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly (Read part one.) Rithy Yin, 33, was born in Cambodia in 1980. His memories of the country are foggy at best, though over time, the sequence of events have been repeatedly recounted to him by his family members, so much that he has adopted their memories as his own.<!–more–> […]
By Assunta Ng Minority business owners sailed on an Argosy cruise ship to celebrate success on May 20. The success they discussed wasn’t about making a million dollars or landing a big deal — far from it — but the significant results of a project they participated in are evident.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on May 1 proposed a phased-in increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years — a compromise endorsed by both business and labor that would make the city’s pay baseline the highest in the nation.
The Chinatown-International District will receive a lion’s share of a $2 million investment in 18 neighborhood business districts, announced Mayor Ed Murray on April 1, as part of the Only in Seattle Initiative.
“Taste of the 9th” celebrated the diverse cultures of 9th Congressional District with Congressman Adam Smith on Jan. 22 at the Mount Baker Community Club. Ninety people attended the event, including leaders from the Hispanic, Asian, and African American communities. Entertainment included a performance by the Lieu Quan Lion Dance Team.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The heart and soul of Rainier Valley can be summed up by the mural on the Darigold plant just outside of Columbia City.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Chief Jim Pugel took over the reigns of a police department in transition when he was appointed interim police chief two months ago. How does he plan to address the APA recruitment and promotion problem and other issues currently affecting the police department? We sat down with him to […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly When July 1 rolled around, the Viet-Wah Supermarket in the International District still had
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly For many people, purchasing a home is the ultimate American dream. For the homeless, the dream
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Hair stylist and business owner remembered as “gentle soul”