The concentration camps at Minidoka and Tule Lake, where Japanese American families would live for the next four years, were hot and dusty. Communal bathrooms were filthy and had no partitions.
Evie Tanaka has one of the most difficult jobs in San Francisco.
“Seattle, compared to different cities, is clean and safe.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 12, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in Washington State and throughout the nation gathered to take part in a webcast of a Presidential Election Forum taking place in front of a live audience of over 3,000 AAPI community members, including journalists, community leaders, business leaders and elected […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Sound Transit, which for years ran light-rail trains that were too empty, now has cramped passengers clamoring for more railcars. The Seattle Times reports that about 65,000 riders a day are taking light rail, two-thirds more than a year ago. That’s after the University of Washington and Capitol Hill stations in Seattle […]
By David B. Williams The Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will officially be 100 years old on July 4, 2017. But their story begins on another July 4 in 1854. On that day, Thomas Mercer spoke to a crowd of early Seattle settlers and suggested the name Lake Union for the […]
Police accountability. It’s “the civil rights issue of our time,” said Toshiko Hasegawa during a phone interview.
At a time when there is so much controversy over police incidents, Niraj proposes a solution for officers to become “safer and smarter.” Today, he is building his fifth startup, Seattle-based technology company, FirstTwo.
Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.
Joseph Schooling was working on a school essay one morning in 2008 when Michael Phelps showed up to train at his club in Singapore ahead of the Beijing Olympics.