The City of Renton is looking for candidates to serve on its newly-created Equity Commission. The Equity Commission’s primary goal will be to develop recommendations enabling community members to achieve equitable outcomes by removing racial, economic, and social barriers in city programs, services, and policies. The commission will consist of nine members, who are either […]
Brazen car thief
Someone walked into Modern Trading Company on 650 South Jackson Street on Nov. 10, stole a set of keys, and took off with the store owner’s car. Surveillance camera footage shows the man walking into the store around 11 a.m. The owner didn’t realize his car was gone until much later. Police have not yet […]
Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action will host a webinar on reparations on Nov. 19. The webinar will be presented by Dr. Ron Daniels, the founder and president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), and co-facilitated by Larry Gossett and Alice Ito. Gossett is an iconic civil and human rights leader, […]
Celebrating U.S.-India partnerships
A special program called “New Horizon” was held at the GIX Center in Bellevue on Nov. 8 to highlight the partnership between the United States and India. Speakers included Rep. Adam Smith, Consul General of India, Ambassador T.V. Nagendra Prasad, author Vasudha Sharma, Miss World America 2021 Shree Saini, Sens. Mankra Dhingra and Mona Das, […]
ISRD Board announces candidates for annual election
Nominations for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election closed on Nov. 2 and nine candidates were nominated. Five board positions are up for election: Position #1 for a Business Owner, Property Owner, or Employee Ryan B. Gilbert is the Chief Operating Officer of the Seattle Indian Health Board, an indigenous community health center […]
White House appoints Mike Fong as SBA regional director
The White House just announced that Mike Fong, former senior deputy mayor of Seattle, will be the new U.S. Small Business Administration director for Region X.
UW Medicine COVID-19 vaccine study a factor in mix-and-match decision
Results from a UW Medicine COVID-19 vaccine mix-and-match study were reviewed by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) panel ahead of the group’s decision to authorize mixing and matching of booster shots late last month. “[The] data that we have today shows that it is safe, and also effective at creating a strong […]
Help for Seattle AAPI restaurant owners
The application window is open through Nov. 19 at 5 p.m.
More information on the grant can be found at scidpda.org/recoveryfund.
Muckleshoot tribe weighs in on Duwamish recognition
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 […]
Man stabbed in Chinatown-International District
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 […]
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