International Community Health Services (ICHS) and its ICHS Foundation held its 2022 Lunar New Year Virtual 5K from Feb. 18 to Feb. 27. It was one of their biggest years, with more than 400 people from 16 different states participating. (Their youngest participant was one years old, and their oldest was 100!) Collectively, participants logged […]
Chef Rhabbie Coquia is bringing his talents to Bunsoy as its executive chef. Bunsoy is a newly opened Filipino-inspired restaurant located in Ballard, taking over the space formerly occupied by the Matador. Coquia will take flavors that he grew up with in Manila and apply some French techniques that he picked up from decades of […]
On March 4, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell convened local, regional, and federal law enforcement leaders to announce united efforts to ensure public safety and share results of a coordinated and undercover operation at 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street.
Seattle police are investigating after a woman was pushed down a flight of stairs at a light rail station in the Chinatown-International District (CID) on March 2, and believe the suspect may have stabbed a second victim a short time later. At 11:36 a.m., a Sound Transit security guard called 911 to report a woman […]
On Monday, March 7, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced an executive order to support the Ukrainian community in Seattle and in Ukraine. The order will direct City departments to take action to assist communities impacted by the unjustified and violent invasion of Ukraine. “Seattle stands with our Ukrainian neighbors, immigrant community, and the people of […]
Mukai Farm & Garden on Vashon Island will host its third Haiku Festival in March, bringing the beauty of haiku, an ancient style of Japanese poetry, to Vashon Island residents. The festival has drawn hundreds of entries and fans annually from several countries. The Haiku Festival is a juried poetry competition for people of all […]
By Victoria Milko and Julie Watson The Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP)—The walls of Saifullah’s home in northern Jakarta are lined like tree rings, marking how high the floodwaters have reached each year—some more than four feet from the damp dirt floor. When the water gets too high, Saifullah, who like many Indonesians only uses […]
LONDON (AP)—Consumer goods conglomerate Unilever said on March 1 it will no longer use the word “normal” to advertise and package its beauty and personal care products and will ban the excessive photoshopping of models as part of its inclusivity policy. The company, which owns skincare brands like Dove and Simple and haircare brands like […]
Emory University is set to host a virtual reading by poet Marilyn Chin to celebrate Women’s History Month.
“Turning Red” is a movie of firsts, firsts that the main character, Meilin (Mei), goes through as she turns from being a child to a teen, and firsts that the movie-makers had the gumption to tell us about.