By Jeff Dunsavage Director, The Missing Americans Project In the early 2000s, amid several highly publicized disappearances of women in the United States (including Laci Peterson, whose husband eventually was convicted for her murder), I read a satirical press release announcing the creation of a TV channel called WTWWA: The “Where The White Women At?” […]
LETTER: Re: Donnie Chin’s Legacy
Dear editor, I attended a ceremony [on June 16] for the renaming of a park in the Seattle Chinatown International District (CID) to the Donnie Chin International Children’s Park. I made the effort to attend because I was hoping that Mayor [Ed] Murray would acknowledge why the renaming of the park was so important. If […]
Police: Progress being made in finding Donnie Chin’s killer
Sadness, anger, and frustration were just some of the emotions from a community meeting with the Seattle City Police, and state and city officials, to update citizens on the search for the killer of community activist Donnie Chin.
Reducing repeats among sex offenders: one API woman’s crime-fighting role
King County Det. Jessica Santos is the person sex offenders turn to when they don’t want to commit a crime. She’s one of the few Asian American faces at the King County Sheriff’s Office, and a single mother.
The making of a serial entrepreneur: Geekwire’s Jonathan Sposato
On June 13, at its E3 press conference this year, Microsoft announced the launch of new Xbox hardware, a litany of news on a handful of exclusive franchises and sequels — Gears of War 4, ReCore, Forza Horizon 3 — and more, amid a fever pitch of buzz leading up to announcement.
Green River College president quits amid turmoil
In a surprising twist to the ongoing conflict at the Green River College, Dr. Eileen Ely has resigned as president, effective June 16.
BLOG: Obama charms even Chinatown leaders
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In politics, money matters. So do connections. When money and connections merge, you get VIP treatment at Gov. Jay Inslee’s campaign dinner on June 24 in downtown Seattle, seeing President Obama up close. Ben Zhang, CEO of Greater China Industries, bought a table for $5,000 as a gold sponsor. […]
EDITORIAL: Setback for immigrant families
In a 4-4 decision on June 23 by the U.S. Supreme Court, President Obama’s executive actions for immigration relief remain blocked. “The Supreme Court … failed to act on the opportunity to allow implementation of vital relief programs for nearly 5 million people, including more than 400,000 Asian American immigrants,” said Mee Moua, president and […]