Seattle’s District 2 is a diverse and vibrant part of the city that is constantly evolving.
Suspect arrested – King Donuts assault suspect holed up in Chinatown
Seattle police have arrested the suspect that is believed to be the man was involved in the Jan. 2 assault and robbery of Heng Hay and Chea Pol, the founders of King Donuts, a popular doughnut shop and laundromat in Rainier Beach. Hay and Pol had closed the shop when the suspect assaulted Pol as she […]
Accusations of sexual abuse may have been the motive for Rainier Beach shootings
A Rainier Beach resident, a grandfather, identified by sources as Honorario Yango, 78, killed himself after allegedly shooting his daughter, Christine Dela Isla, 39, and granddaughter Anahlia Cowherd, 11. According to the Seattle Times, a source close to the investigation said that the girl, Anahlia Cowherd, had blogged about the abuse on Wattpad, a digital storytelling site. […]
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Continued growth in property tax evaluation expected
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly The King County Department of Assessment (Assessor’s Office) has started mailing real estate valuations that will help set what taxes you pay on your property in 2015. It will continue to mail to the 86 different residential areas through October. Last year, 76 areas saw an increase in valuation, […]
Diane Sugimura: 35 years of planning for Seattle
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly One could consider Diane Sugimura as the woman behind Seattle’s skyline. She is the city’s director of planning and development and leads the 300-plus employees of the city’s department. Last year, she celebrated over 35 years of service to the city.
Watanabe, Jayapal throw hats into state senate race
By Nina Huang and Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Two Democratic Asian Americans have announced plans
Interim Chief Jim Pugel on APA recruitment and promotion
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Chief Jim Pugel took over the reigns of a police department in transition when he was appointed interim police chief two months ago. How does he plan to address the APA recruitment and promotion problem and other issues currently affecting the police department? We sat down with him to […]
BLOG: The secrets to Anne and David’s longevity
Several men, young and old, glided across the room to dance with an old, pretty woman, and she never refused. At 93, Anne Wing’s amazing figure could perform the cha cha, swing, waltz, rumba, and even a line dance without missing a beat.
COMMENTARY: Families and education levy hold key to livable wage jobs for our children
By Janice Deguchi and Kristina Johnson For Northwest Asian Weekly By 2018, 67 percent of jobs in Washington will require post-secondary education. Today, only 25 percent of King County residents who have a bachelor’s degree or higher were born in Washington state. The City of Seattle elections are quickly approaching, and on the ballot this […]