By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A Thurston County Superior Court judge dismissed a challenge on Sept. 5 by the Initiative 1000 campaign contending that affirmative action opponents are making false claims about the new law in voter-pamphlet language for the Nov. 5 election. I-1000, which the Washington Legislature passed this past spring, restores affirmative action […]
The owner of a Puyallup bar has pleaded guilty to a federal charge that he sold drugs from the establishment.
As Seattle/King County Clinic prepares to open its doors for a sixth year at Seattle Center, Feb. 13–16, 2020, organizers have an ambitious goal of recruiting 1,000 volunteers for each of the four days of this immense undertaking.
Seattle’s Chinatown-International District night market returns on Sept. 14 with a focus back on traditional Night Markets found across Asia, but with a Seattle flair.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Seahawks’ home opener on Sept. 8 reminded me that I was there recently at CenturyLink Field on a bright summer day, meeting some of its giants, literally and figuratively. I’m not kidding. When I stood next to them, I was like an eager snail, trying to push my […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly The excitement of the Iron Chef and of cutting edge Japanese cuisine has come to Seattle in the form of Momosan Seattle, a new ramen and sake restaurant located in the International District. Chef Masahuru Morimoto, known to the world as the Iron Chef since he competed on the […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY RENTON, Wash. — A vigil on Sept. 7 for a man and woman missing from a boat on Lake Washington was cut short due to the thunderstorm that evening. At about 10 p.m. on Sept. 2, on Labor Day, Mercer Island police received a complaint from a resident about […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Former Keiro board members are suspicious of the organization’s recent decision to end negotiations with Aspen Skilled Healthcare and what they allege is a move to bring back Transforming Age as a partner. Keiro Northwest announced back in May that it would close its nursing home due to financial […]
By ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING (AP) — Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, who helped launch China’s online retailing boom, stepped down as chairman of the world’s biggest e-commerce company on Sept. 10 at a time when its fast-changing industry faces uncertainty amid a U.S.-Chinese tariff war. Ma, one of China’s wealthiest and best-known entrepreneurs, gave up […]
Did you catch the lightning show on Sept. 7? According to the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Seattle, the region saw more than 2,000 “cloud to ground lightning strikes” during a five-hour period ending at 11 p.m. that evening. The Husky game against the Cal Golden Bears was delayed, and at McCaw Hall, Northwest […]