By Suzanne DuRard Northwest Asian Weekly Residential solar energy (also called photovoltaic) systems cost a lot. An average system in Seattle costs $15,000 or more. In exchange for that big investment though, a customer who installs solar will see a significant decrease in their electric bills over time. With the generous incentives for solar energy […]
SEATTLE (AP) — A group opposed to a plan to move two Asian elephants from the Woodland Park Zoo to Oklahoma City has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the move violates the Endangered Species Act. King-TV reports that the Elephant Justice Project filed the lawsuit this week. It says the zoo failed to get a […]
The National Association of Asian American Professionals’ Seattle chapter (NAAAP-Seattle) hosted its 32nd annual gala and scholarship reception on Nov. 4. The event was held at the Woodland Park Zoo’s Zoomazium and honored four students.
NAAAP–Seattle awarded Reyna Rollolazo its 2011 NAAAP-Seattle College Scholarship. Rollolazo will receive $3,000 to attend the University of Washington School of Law this fall. Reyna Rollolazo was born and raised in the south end of Seattle in the Rainier Beach area. She attended Franklin High School and graduated cum laude last June from the University of Washington with a […]
Staff members at the Woodland Park Zoo believe that a 3-year-old female red panda is ready to produce offspring in the next breeding season
On Feb. 13, children and their parents braved the rain to come out and participate in the inaugural Children’s Parade and Contest, organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly and sponsored by Panda Express. Of the nearly 80 participants, there were 20 finalists who received tickets from the Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, and Woodland Park Zoo. The three winners got tickets and $50, $30, and $20, respectively, from the parade sponsors.