By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Justin Lin, born in Taiwan and raised in Southern California, has come a long way from modest beginnings. Working frequently with actor John Cho, he’s directed such hits as “Better Luck Tomorrow,” and several installments of “The Fast And The Furious” franchise, he’s made a big name for himself. […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Quackers Written and illustrated by Liz Wong Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2016 Meet Quackers. Quackers is a duck. He may have paws and whiskers instead of a bill and feathers. And he may not enjoy typical duck activities such as going in the water and eating duckweed. But […]
Dear Editor, We need to talk. Your inflammatory anti-police hysteria has gone too far. The July 16 article, “Dear Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie: Black Lives Matter to us, too,” stated that, “Last week in Louisiana, two white police officers killed a Black man named Alton Sterling, while he sold CD’s on the street.” Such a […]
Initiative 123 would establish a public development authority (PDA) to build and operate an elevated park and other amenities along the Seattle waterfront, integrating one block of the existing Alaskan Way Viaduct into the design. “YES” ON INITIATIVE 123 By Octavia Hathaway and Kate Martin Alaskan Way Elevated Park — a new garden bridge stretching […]
The 32nd Bellevue Festival of the Arts (BFoA) will take place this weekend (July 29–31) as a part of “Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend.”
Dear Community, Saturday (July 23) [was] the one-year anniversary of Donnie’s passing. We would like to thank everyone for their support in the past year and the many ways that you all have honored Donnie and his legacy. It’s been a difficult year without Donnie. His passing has changed the International District in so many […]
Months before the presidential election this November, thousands of Americans attended the Democratic and Republican national conventions to nominate their next commander-in-chief.
Closing in on 3,000 hits, Ichiro Suzuki isn’t inclined to stop there. He’s 42, and for some time has said — in Japanese and English — he wants to play until at least 50.
KumRoon Maksirisombat (he invites you to call him Mr. Mak) is running for the top job at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
Edward Chow, Jr., the son of Seattle civic activist and Chinese community pioneer Ruby Chow, died at his home from pancreatic cancer on July 22.