By Shane McMahon Northwest Asian Weekly As a crowd gathered on King Street, lettuce and firecrackers hung from the front of a building, two pairs of children in lion costumes prepared to dance, and the celebration of the Year of the Sheep was ready to start. On Feb. 7 the Wing Luke Museum provided Seattle’s […]
Lions and lettuce at the Wing — Lunar New Year celebration kicks off at Wing Luke Museum
Jury finds Bowman guilty of first-degree murder — Former child prodigy attempts suicide after jury verdict
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman was found guilty of first-degree murder by a King County jury on Thursday, December 11th. The jury determined that Bowman had set out to kill when he shot Yancy Noll in August 2012.
NAAAP scholarship gala
By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The National Association of Asian American Professionals Seattle Chapter (NAAAP–Seattle) held its 35th annual scholarship
Update on “The Mikado”: Conversation ensues
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society closed their production of “The Mikado,” but the conversation on its implied racism has just begun.
KIRO news anchor married
Monique Ming Laven, award-winning news anchor for KIRO 7, married James Sido, public relations manager at Downtown Seattle Association, on Aug. 9, 2013, at Parsons Garden on Queen Anne Hill, followed by a reception at Within SoDo. (end)
EDITORIAL: Restaurant scrutiny good, but don’t jump to conclusions
When KIRO released a special investigation on Asian restaurants and health violations earlier in May, many people were understandably worried. Food safety is an important issue and making sure the restaurants where you eat are serving safe food is a priority. However, on occasions such as these, it’s important to do your own research and […]
Port commission candidates to attend two moderated forums
The six finalists vying to take over Gael Tarleton’s Port Commissioner seat will be participating in two moderated town-hall-style forums in February.
Inslee, McKenna appear at communities of color forum
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Washington Communities of Color United for Progress hosted a legislative discussion day and candidate forum to
Northwest Asian Weekly celebrates its 30th anniversary
By Charles Lam The Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly celebrated its 30th anniversary last Friday, Oct. 5, with about 650 guests at the Seattle