The United Seattle & Bellevue Korean School held its annual fundraiser at the Bellevue Westin Hotel on April 30. The event raised approximately $100,000.
Suriya Yunosov and her family have long enjoyed samsa, filled puff pastry hand pies that can be savory or sweet, which Yunosov makes based on a family recipe.
When Thai police detectives Sonchai Jitpleecheep and Pichai Apiradee are given orders to follow U.S. Marine Sergeant William Bradley around Bangkok, they are not told why.
KENT, Wash. (AP) — A school district in Washington state has halted all international field trips over concerns students in the country illegally wouldn’t be able to get back in. The Kent School District’s Board of Directors announced the decision on April 26, The Seattle Times reported. The decision immediately canceled an education exchange to […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Manka Dhingra believes in conversations that affect change in race relations, education, transportation, and making Washington state as liberal as it is perceived. Dhingra is a working mom, a senior deputy prosecuting attorney, and the Democrat candidate that the party hopes will help them claim the Washington state Senate. […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly Community by Design: Main Streets in a Changing America is a new design exhibit featuring the Seattle Chinatown International District (ID) as one of six cities on display at the Center for Architecture and Design. The Center, built in the old Elliot Bay Bookstore, is a landmark building […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When a Seahawks player couldn’t pronounce “Uwajimaya” in a television interview, CEO Denise Moriguchi had a revelation. As Uwajimaya’s third-generation owner, Moriguchi, 40, understood that the name Uwajimaya has no meaning to outsiders or newcomers, even though it is the largest local Asian grocery store and has 88 years […]
Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry died on May 1 following complications from a stroke, according to a news release issued by his family. Lowry, a Democrat who served in Congress for a decade before ultimately being elected governor in 1992, was 78. In a statement, Lowry’s family called him “a passionate defender” of people and […]