The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) hosted its annual Gala & Auction in downtown Seattle on Oct. 21. The event raised over $490,000 for LIHI’s supportive services, Urban Rest Stops, and Tiny Houses. LIHI also honored the work of the James Tjoa. James started his real estate career in 1991 after graduating from the University […]
The second oldest Japanese restaurant in Seattle and Washington state has closed. Bush Garden, established in 1953 in the International District (ID), was the first to offer Karaoke entertainment in the 1970s. Owners Karen Akada and Masaharu Sakata said the bar remains open. Patrons dined at the restaurant side on Oct. 29, its last day. […]
WHEEL/Women in Black performed a cleansing ritual and ministry on Oct. 28 at the site of Michael Taylor’s death. A Seattle police officer shot Taylor on Oct. 11 during a planned sweep of the Jungle, an infamous homeless encampment known for higher incidents of violence. Police say Taylor and another man were engaged in a […]
Uyeta Landscape and Maintenance, Inc. of Renton was named the Workforce Small Business of the Year at the King County Executive’s Small Business Awards 2016 on Oct. 26. Over 200 small business owners, entrepreneurs, and supporters of small business from across the county attended and showed their support for this year’s finalists and winners. Uyeta […]
By Kyle Spurr The Bulletin BEND, Ore. (AP) — Megan Watkins never wanted a dog until she met Florence, a Tosa mastiff rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm. Watkins, who manages a Starbucks in Bend, hosted a grand opening block party in August. She remembers stepping outside the coffee shop and happening to […]
By Angela Shen Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle King County Clinic at KeyArena held a free clinic for the public from Oct. 27 through Oct. 30, for the third year in a row, including free dental, vision, and medical care. Spokesman Raymond Kusumi said the clinic helped 4,492 people in need this year, 482 more […]
The Koh-i-Noor diamond has been a centuries-long point of contention between the United Kingdom and its former colony of India.
With Seattle’s rainy season underway, there’s no denying that fall is upon us and that much time has passed since our last meeting together.
A good night’s sleep may be something many people take for granted, but for the homeless, it can be a constant struggle.
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly Jack Thompson, a prominent Samoan community member, called Robert Barber the victim of an inadequate process. Barber is a Washington State University (WSU) football player currently suspended for allegedly being involved in a fight in which a couple of people were injured and one man’s jaw was broken. At a […]