By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Mary Lee loves weather. She is especially passionate about extreme weather. She even moved to Texas just to be near severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, and flash flooding. “I’ve experienced golf-ball sized hail and flew into the eye of a hurricane,” she said, as if that’s a good thing. For Lee, […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Jamie Ford grew up in the Seattle area and his first novel, “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” won
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The United States ambassador to China, Gary Locke, said Nov. 19 that he would resign his post early next
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Observations From The New Gold Mountain,” the new exhibit at the Kirkland Arts Center, contrasts the work of celebrated Chinese painter Lu Yansheng with works from local Chinese American artists. The idea was conceived by curator Cheryll Leo-Gwin.
Twelve Asian Pacific American (APA) organizations are cosponsoring a candidate forum on Oct. 11 to provide the APA community with information from the candidates regarding their thoughts and responses to community needs and interests.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Summer is out and fall is in! But before we usher in the new season, let’s take a moment to reflect on all that has happened in the pop culture world this past month, as well as prepare ourselves for what’s ahead this autumn. The end of an era […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Favorite Daughter By Allen Say Author A. Levine Books, 2013 With a name like Yuriko and a home in San Francisco, it’s safe to say you’re not going to meet many people who share your name. And for Yuriko, that has always been just fine.
By Assunta Ng “Did you know that the first engineer at Boeing was Chinese?” said the late Ted Yamamura in the early 2000s.
By Assunta Ng What do Lloyd Hara, Sharon T. Santos, Christine Gregoire, Gary Locke, Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray, and Jay Inslee all have in common?
Medina recently lost a major racial discrimination lawsuit filed by former Police Chief Jeff Chen. Now, the city must decide whether to appeal or not. An appeal would be the wrong thing to do and a waste of taxpayers’ money. Here’s why …