The image of drug addicts in our neighborhood is one that the International District can’t seem to shake off. While some might jokingly say that the drug use and panhandling in our neighborhood “add character,” the reality is that the perception of the International District as an unsafe area discourages tourism in the ID. It […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On Feb. 14, a robbery occurred in Chinatown near Uwajimaya, in the alley between Maynard Avenue South and Sixth Avenue South, adjacent to South Weller Street.
During the first week of May, the Chinatown–ID area saw 64 new graffiti crimes — 20 percent of the annual average, according to the Chinatown-International District
“I grew up in Louisiana. North, rural, segregated Louisiana. It wasn’t in the cards for me to be standing here, talking to you,” said Taylene Watson
Think again. On April 23, two sixth grade girls in the Issaquah School District were charged by King County Juvenile Court for cyber-stalking.
On Friday, May 13, at New Hong Kong Restaurant, these 12 individuals will be distinguished for their career achievements and contributions to the community.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has a new tool to gather input on public safety from Seattle residents. An online survey, drafted by a team of graduate students at the Evans
In movies and other popular portrayals of human trafficking, recovery of the victims is where the narrative often ends. Yet for NGOs, law enforcement, and
In the mid 90s, advocates at the Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center (APIWFSC) were alarmed by a disturbing trend in domestic violence cases.
On Sept. 23, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn hosted a town hall meeting at the International District/Chinatown Community Center (IDCCC). About 300 people attended.