With ferns encroaching on its front door, grass growing out of its pavement, and a staircase sinking to one side, the Washington Medical Center building has become a symbol of both the ruination of the Keiro nursing home and a beacon for its future.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Just one year after her husband died in a plane crash, a Spokane widow is suing the aviation school that she says is responsible. Hermann Law Group filed suit in Spokane Superior Court on Aug. 30, on behalf of Yuki Lee and her infant daughter. Documents reveal Joochan Lee was taking his […]
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.
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 […]
Mayor Jenny Durkan signed into law her new housing legislation on Sept. 6. The legislation allows the transfer of a City-owned surplus property on Yakima Avenue South in Seattle’s historic Central District to facilitate the development of housing for homeownership. This land transfer will be made at no cost to Homestead Community Land Trust, whose […]
Close to 500 people attended a dinner at the House of Hong in Seattle, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on Sept. 8. The 70th anniversary falls on Oct. 1. Among the attendees were the Deputy Consulate-General of the PRC San Francisco office Zou Yonghong, former Gov. Gary Locke, […]
A Day of Service at Seattle University brought 13 staffer members to Seattle’s Chinatown on Sept. 6. We some of them picking trash along Maynard Avenue. They collected a total of 20 bags of garbage.