Starting on Jan. 2, 2020, the Seattle Public Library (SPL) says it will no longer charge daily late fines for overdue items, thanks to the 2019 Library Levy. SPL joins scores of library systems across the country in eliminating overdue fines for books and materials, and clearing past overdue fines. Fines can be a significant […]
Compiled by Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY There has been no shortage of big news in the Asian and Asian American community in 2019. The Northwest Asian Weekly assembled a selection of the most memorable images that graced our pages. Here’s our list, arranged by date of occurrence. JANUARY: “Ju Ju,” or Golden Pearl, the Chinese […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Nora Chan broke down in tears as she spoke of an ambitious project she kicked off a year ago. “When I think of the seniors who gave me money, the cash was still warm because it just came out of their pocket… even two dollars touched my heart, so […]
Let‘s start with the worst of 2019. I save the “best” for last, like having dessert to complete a meal. This will help us to focus on more positive news of 2019, and feel hopeful in the New Year.
Andrew Yang had an idea for how the Democratic National Committee (DNC) can increase diversity at the next presidential debate. But he was shot down! As you’ll recall, he was the only person of color during the December debate— calling it an “honor and disappointment” at the same time. So far, the only five candidates […]