Comcast announced on Nov. 22 that it awarded $1 million in total grants to more than 100 small businesses owned by people of color in King and Pierce Counties.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY COVID-19 slammed us with two different Thanksgivings, one deadlier than the other. Even with the delta and other variants in 2021, I feel relieved after getting the vaccine. And lately, with the booster shot, I am even more hopeful about this year than the last. What a difference a […]
Attorneys for the family of a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student who collapsed after fighting in a Nov. 19 fraternity charity boxing match and died days before his 21st birthday said his death should not have happened.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Dec. 7 marks the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. And while it’s been eight decades since the Japanese attacked the Oahu naval base, comprehensive information about Japan’s role in World War II is still hard to find in the west. Takuma Melber is working to address this with his […]
MG2 made its annual donation of roast chickens on Nov. 19 to the Asian Counseling & Referral Service (ACRS) food bank. The annual chicken drive is now in its 13th year. This year, 450 roast chickens and red envelopes were donated—prompting one of the longest lines that the ACRS food bank has seen in […]
The King County Fire Department is hosting a diversity and equity workshop to recruit more minorities to the department.
Zeheng Huang has been picked to play the Prince for the Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB)’s Nutcracker, now showing through Dec. 28 at McCaw Hall. “He may be one of the very few Asian males for the character,” his mother Lilian Chen told the Northwest Asian Weekly. There had been several Asian female dancers in the past for the Nutcracker.
If you have an architectural background and an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with the Chinatown-International District, you are encouraged to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board. The seven-member board reviews facade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements, and makes recommendations to the […]
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is celebrating a successful year of WA Notify, the state’s exposure notification app. More than 2.62 million people have enabled it—accounting for more than 43% of all smartphone users in the state.
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was announced as the American League’s Most Valuable Player on Nov. 18. Ohtani is the second Japanese-born player honored. The other was the Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki in 2001. Ohtani is the 11th former AL Rookie of the Year Award winner (2018) to go on to win an […]