The concentration camps at Minidoka and Tule Lake, where Japanese American families would live for the next four years, were hot and dusty. Communal bathrooms were filthy and had no partitions.
Awesome books with strong female characters
Evie Tanaka has one of the most difficult jobs in San Francisco.
UW graduate co-produced a film portraying the Battle of Inchon featuring Liam Neeson
“Seattle, compared to different cities, is clean and safe.
Washington’s AAPI communities gather to celebrate and grow civic voice
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 12, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in Washington State and throughout the nation gathered to take part in a webcast of a Presidential Election Forum taking place in front of a live audience of over 3,000 AAPI community members, including journalists, community leaders, business leaders and elected […]
After new stations open Sound Transit sees crowded trains
SEATTLE (AP) — Sound Transit, which for years ran light-rail trains that were too empty, now has cramped passengers clamoring for more railcars. The Seattle Times reports that about 65,000 riders a day are taking light rail, two-thirds more than a year ago. That’s after the University of Washington and Capitol Hill stations in Seattle […]
Author seeks descendants of Ship Canal workers from 1800s
By David B. Williams The Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will officially be 100 years old on July 4, 2017. But their story begins on another July 4 in 1854. On that day, Thomas Mercer spoke to a crowd of early Seattle settlers and suggested the name Lake Union for the […]
Task force on police use of deadly force – set to implode or find common ground?
Police accountability. It’s “the civil rights issue of our time,” said Toshiko Hasegawa during a phone interview.
Niraj Shah’s FirstTwo offers “safer and smarter” intelligence for law enforcement
At a time when there is so much controversy over police incidents, Niraj proposes a solution for officers to become “safer and smarter.” Today, he is building his fifth startup, Seattle-based technology company, FirstTwo.
Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry
Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.
Schooling Phelps: Singapore swimmer beats his idol for gold
Joseph Schooling was working on a school essay one morning in 2008 when Michael Phelps showed up to train at his club in Singapore ahead of the Beijing Olympics.