With over 500 attendees, the 2019 White Center Khmer New Year Celebration hosted by the Cambodian Cultural Alliance of Washington (CCAW) celebrated its annual street festival on April 27.
Celebrating the Chinese accomplishments of the Transcontinental Railroad 150 years later
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in Utah, where it all began. The completion was marked by the “Golden Spike Ceremony,” when the railroads built by the Central Pacific from the west and the Union Pacific from the east were joined at the Promontory Summit in Utah.
Mona Das’ crazy dream that led to the WA State Senate
Mona Das was in the shower during a visit to her brother’s house when she had an epiphany. She got out of the shower, looked to her brother and his girlfriend, and told them, “I’m going to be a senator.”
Northwest Detention Center releases Filipino man, underscores greater issue with facility
A Filipino man with a history of mental issues will be released to his family on bond after being held for nearly nine months at the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) in Tacoma.
WAYNE’S WORLDS: Keeping tabs on our tabs
I have a strong marriage. I can prove it, too.How’s that, you say? How can I possibly know with complete certainty that my wife Maya and I are built to last?
Crook steals a substantial amount from Dim Sum King — Owners urge others to report crime
Someone in a mask broke into Dim Sum King late on April 28 and stole a substantial amount in cash.
Tommy Le lawsuit to move forward — Judge denies motion to dismiss
The trial regarding the wrongful death of Tommy Le by a King County Sheriff’s deputy will begin on June 10, 2019.
Yang beats Inslee?
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The first Democratic presidential debate will be held June 26 and 27 in Miami—split across two nights because there are so many candidates (at least 20 so far). The New York Times reported on May 1 that if the debate was held today, 17 of the 20 candidates would make […]
SPU freshman Sarah Wong killed by crane
Seattle Pacific University officials say one of its students was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle’s busiest streets.
Hum bow eating contestants
We now have the list of contestants in the upcoming hum bow eating contest in celebration of API Heritage Month. The contestants are: Michael Byun, ACRS executive director; Toshiko Hasegawa, executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian and Pacific American Affairs; Michael Itti, executive director of Chinese Information & Service Center; Janice Deguchi, […]