The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe launched a public information initiative last week to increase awareness and understanding of its history, culture, treaty rights and sovereignty, and to clearly illustrate its enduring legal and ancestral connection with its Duwamish ancestors. On Aug. 9, more than 95% of Muckleshoot tribal members are of Duwamish descent and the tribe […]
Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in an alley in the Chinatown-International District. The 49-year-old victim told police he was walking through an alley, near Maynard Avenue and Lane Street around 2:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, when a man struck him in the head and repeatedly stabbed him before going through the victim’s […]
Police arrested a man at a Chinatown-International District (CID) encampment after he shot a resident of the encampment in an apparent robbery. Around 3:15 a.m. on Aug. 11, the 25-year-old man reportedly attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint inside a tent. During the robbery, the suspect fired a shot, striking the victim in the […]
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan signed into law the recommendations of the Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force (ECITF) on Aug. 11—providing $30 million in investments to address long-standing inequities and disparities impacting communities of color. The ECITF directed the City’s largest-ever, self-determined effort to fund strategies that will help improve outcomes for the Black, Indigenous, and […]
The Recall Sawant campaign is gearing up for its final signature-gathering push. Last week, it said it hit a “significant milestone” with volunteers collecting more than 13,000 unverified signatures. The goal is to collect 14,000 signed petitions through August before submitting to King County Elections. If it qualifies for the ballot, King County Elections will […]
A man sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role as a 16-year-old in Pierce County’s worst mass shooting might one day be released after he was resentenced due to a change in the law about mandatory life sentences for juveniles.
Herrmann Law Group filed a lawsuit on Nov. 5 on behalf of three people injured when a car crashed into the Dim Sum King restaurant in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District
The Southeast Asia Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Libraries at the University of Washington (UW) will spearhead a new initiative of innovative collaborations to explore the effects and consequences of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States.
When the world was stopped in its tracks by a virus, John Chen, who claims not to own a crystal ball, guessed things weren’t going to get back to normal soon.
The City of Seattle will host the second in a series of workshops providing undocumented immigrants and DACA-recipients an opportunity to meet with an immigration attorney.