International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation is searching for a new executive director as Ron Chew retires on Jan. 1, 2021. Chew has led the ICHS Foundation for the past 10 years. Chew recently completed his memoir, “My Unforgotten Seattle,” and said he is looking forward to spending more time on writing projects. As he […]
Massive Monkees has closed its studio on South King Street in the Chinatown-International District due to the pandemic. It posted on Facebook on Nov. 11 that it “was sad to close the studio down but those of you who attended programs, classes, and events at The Beacon know that it was never the space itself, […]
Republican Michelle Steel flipped California’s 48th District, which encompasses most of the Orange County coast. She will be one of the first Korean American women to serve in U.S. Congress. “Minorities who might not look like you or talk like you can come from humble beginnings and not only have a place in this Republican […]
Uwajimaya celebrated the completion of its newly remodeled flagship store this week in Seattle’s historic Chinatown-International District. Updates began in November 2019 with an emphasis on enriching the customer experience, enhancing departments, offerings and overall brand. Highlights include a new sashimi island and poke bar, demo station, entry directly into the produce department with views […]
SEATTLE — Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19, the 2020 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election is being postponed until further notice. The ISRD Board voted unanimously in favor of postponement at its Sept. 22 virtual meeting. The ISRD Board elections have historically been conducted on the third Tuesday in November. However, due […]
It’s a zoo after all. Of course, there’ll be lions, and tigers, and bears. There’ll also be orcas, dolphins, and an octopus.
Photos by Becky Chan
Last week, my husband and I called our relatives in Texas and Pennsylvania, who voted for President Trump. Our conversations didn’t end well… We voted for Biden.
By STEVEN WINE MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins’ new general manager sat at home plate in the team’s ballpark on Nov. 16, reflecting on all the times she struck out. As baseball’s first female GM, Kim Ng can bask in a breakthrough achievement that’s all the more admirable because she was turned down for […]
By Sharon Lee Special for the Northwest Asian Weekly Much has been written about Tony Lee and his 40-year legacy in the fight against poverty. Tony was also a tireless leader championing racial justice for the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community. On Nov. 12, Washington state lost a human rights giant as Tony passed […]