With Seattle’s rainy season underway, there’s no denying that fall is upon us and that much time has passed since our last meeting together.
Artistry arising from the incarceration of Japanese Americans — A hard subject on display at the White River Valley Museum
The concentration camps at Minidoka and Tule Lake, where Japanese American families would live for the next four years, were hot and dusty. Communal bathrooms were filthy and had no partitions.
Commentaries on Initiative 123
Initiative 123 would establish a public development authority (PDA) to build and operate an elevated park and other amenities along the Seattle waterfront, integrating one block of the existing Alaskan Way Viaduct into the design. “YES” ON INITIATIVE 123 By Octavia Hathaway and Kate Martin Alaskan Way Elevated Park — a new garden bridge stretching […]
Murder mystery must-reads
“Raining Men and Corpses: A Chinese Cozy Mystery” By Anne R. Tan Amazon Digital Services LLC, 2014 At 27, graduate student Raina Sun is not having a good go at things. She’s struggling financially after a loan to her now ex-boyfriend — who also happens to be her college adviser — turns into more of […]
Legislation to rename park after Donnie Chin moves forward, thanks to Mayor
The process to rename International Children’s Park in Seattle’s International District after the beloved community activist Donnie Chin is moving forward. On April 12, Mayor Ed Murray sent to the Seattle City Council a resolution seeking the Council’s support of renaming the park from “International Children’s Park” to “Donnie Chin International Children’s Park.”
Matsuyama, Day fade at Masters
Hideki Matsuyama’s bid to become the first Japanese man to win a major crumbled in a 1-over-par final-round 73 on April 10 at the Masters Golf Tournament.
EDITORIAL: Victory for champions of charter schools
Gov. Jay Inslee announced that he would not veto the public charter school bill, and he let it become law April 2. The new public charter school law ensures Summit Public Schools’ students in Seattle’s International District and Tacoma will continue to thrive. In a letter explaining his decision, Inslee said he remains concerned about […]
New Asian American and Pacific Islander outreach director named for Clinton campaign
The campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced March 24 that it was appointing Jason Tengco to serve as its new Asian American Pacific Islander outreach director. In a news release March 25, KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress called Tengco a powerful voice for the Filipino American community in his former role as the […]
When she was 7 years old and living in Kolkata, India, Callie Hansen would have nightmares about fighting against evil demons. They were so realistic, she nearly lost her mind, so she and her family moved to Seattle. The nightmares stopped, but when she turned 17, they returned.
The health profile of Asian Pacific Americans 2016
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