By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly As a young girl growing up in San Francisco, Violet Lavatai gathered the boxes that came in the mail, boxes of taro and other vegetables still fresh with the dirt of her native land clinging to its roots. “My mom said that the [prices of] vegetables at the store […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Green is in.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Tell me your zip code, and I can tell you what problems you suffer from, or the problems you will suffer from. And I can tell you how long you’re going to live and how long your children are going to live,” said Ngozi Oleru. “That is a […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Yale Wong learned life’s most important lessons while growing up in a crowded home in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. “My grandparents, my parents, and my aunt all lived together in one house,” said Wong.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Kelly Ogilvie, CEO of Blue Marble Energy, has worked with local communities and events and has an illustrious history of working with high profile people, including taking an early role in Gary Locke’s re-election campaign for governor of Washington in 1999 and 2000. For these reasons and numerous others, […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly This will be the first big week for our former Interim President Phyllis Wise of the University of Washington. She takes the helm as chancellor of the University of Illinois, Champagne with a student body of 41,000.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly You might notice that fall has changed the color of many green trees to dry, yellow brown. However, the Danny Woo Garden in Chinatown/International District remains in lush greens.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly A few weeks ago, my Arab friend and I were talking about Ali Tarhouni, former Seattleite and now Libya’s finance minister. While I am happy that Ali is from our state, has taught at University of Washington’s business school, and is now a big shot with the Libyan government, […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Last Thursday, my blog irked two Asian American supporters of Rob McKenna’s governor race. Within the first hour of the Northwest Asian Weekly hitting the streets, the two showed up at our door.
When we picture people enjoying the natural world, for example, by surfing, hiking, rock climbing, or even biking along trails, what kind of person comes to mind?