SEATTLE — The City of Seattle announced on Sept. 10 that it has secured a partnership with Lyft, Uber, and local immigrant-serving nonprofits to help naturalization applicants overcome a recent Trump-era obstacle to citizenship. This new partnership will provide an estimated 400 Seattle community members with free transportation to their naturalization interviews. In June of […]
David Chen, a candidate for Shoreline City Council Position 4, resigned from his position as CRISTA’s General Counsel on Sept. 12. This comes in light of a letter disavowing same-sex relationships sent to staff and families of students at King’s High School in Shoreline from parent organization CRISTA Ministries. In a statement, Chen said, “The […]
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is planning to add protected bike lanes on 2nd Avenue Extension South, South Main Street, and 5th Avenue South between South Washington and South King Streets.
The popular Free Waterfront Shuttle will continue daily service through Oct. 31.
The Seattle Chinatown-International District’s Night Market was held on Sept. 14. Festival goers feasted on a variety of international delights from food vendors and local restaurants. There was also an outdoor international market featuring handmade local goods, fresh cut flowers, and Asian inspired items, and live entertainment.
Director and writer Lorene Scafaria based her new film “Hustlers” more-or-less on a true story, “The Hustlers at Scores,” an article by Jessica Pressler published in New York Magazine.
There are ghosts among us. Ghosts that, if left unrecognized, haunt the living, whether or not we are aware of it.
Sarah Wright stared at the row of 13 mahjong tiles in front of her, each etched with Chinese characters and numbers. Her brow furrowed in concentration as she eyed her opponents’ rows.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region. A dozen people, some wearing “Free Kashmir” T-shirts, with the Justice For All coalition delivered 100,000 petition signatures, many from people of South […]
Andrew Yang began teasing on Sept. 10 before the third presidential debate that his campaign will do “something no presidential candidate has ever done before in history.” He kept that promise by announcing in his opening statement on Sept. 12 that he would give away $1,000 a month—$120,000 a year—to 10 randomly selected families as […]