The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch, effective Monday through Thursday, for the Puget Sound region, warning that temperatures will pose moderate to major heat-risk levels and heightened risk of heat-related illnesses.
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION Deadline to submit is June 4, 2016. APPLICATION DURATION: June 27—July 14, 2016 PLACE: Massive Monkees Studio 664 South King St., Seattle TIME: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m.—3 p.m. CREATING LEADERS FOR THE FUTURE The Summer Youth Leadership Program is an all expenses-paid program designed for high school youths and […]
Inspired by her mother’s passion for international travel and global citizenship, Amy Pak started Families of Color Seattle (FOCS), an organization dedicated to building a strong community by supporting families of color through parenting programs, resource sharing, and fostering meaningful connections.
Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) announced that it will present the third annual Sherry Prowda Literary Champion Award to Chris Higashi, program director for the Washington Center for the Book at Seattle Public Library. Higashi will receive her award SAL’s annual Words Matter benefit gala on March 10. Programs such as Seattle Reads, co-founded with […]
H Mart, a Korean grocery chain store, will finally open its fifth store in downtown Seattle after its opening announcement three years ago. It is going to be at Second Avenue and Pine Street, where a Nordstrom Rack Store was. Three years ago, in order to provide the growing number of residents in downtown with […]
Across the Puget Sound region, as real estate values and rents rise, cities large and small are struggling to preserve existing lower-cost, market-rate housing. A bipartisan plan to enact a local-option property tax exemption for existing rental homes aims to preserve lower rents and prevent the displacement of long-time tenants, even as landlords seek to […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs. Officials say elevated levels of domoic acid were found in crabs in all three states. The toxin is naturally produced by microscopic algae in the Pacific Ocean, […]
Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced the reappointment of Lori Wada and made the following appointments to the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Lori Wada immigrated to Washington from Seoul, South Korea when she was 18 years old. She has been a state government employee for over 25 years and has been an active […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce will be hosting historical Seattle Miss Chinatown Pageant Sept. 20th 5:30 p.m. at Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue. Every year, the Scholarship for Women Program educates thousands within the Puget Sound region about the importance of Chinese heritage, culture and tradition. Through this goodwill competition, the program allows the opportunity […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Unexpected history was revealed July 30 at the groundbreaking ceremony for Aegis Gardens, which will be the first Chinese retirement home in Washington state. Why was the city of Newcastle picked? Some factors might be that it is one of the highest-income areas in our state, ranked one of […]