Seattle police arrested two felons in a stolen car with drugs and a gun in the Chinatown-International District (ID) on May 3. Officers spotted a stolen car around 11:45 p.m in the 800 block of South King Street. Inside the gold Lexus RX-3 were a 31-year-old man and 33-year-old man. Officers found crack cocaine and […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly During summers after the war, when he had stopped having nightmares, Fred Shiosaki would take his two children fishing. He rowed them all over lakes in Eastern Washington, hoping they would pick up his hobby. In the end, however, it was he who picked up something from them. His […]
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Comments on social media about a 16-year-old boy shot and killed by Honolulu police have been so hateful that a Catholic priest, who hails from the same small Pacific island as the teen’s family, hesitates to repeat them. “It is really bad and I don’t want […]
Seattle fire crews responded to two fires near the I-5 freeway underpass in the Chinatown-International District.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Recently, I have intentionally broken my rules on healthy food. Readers may drop their jaws to find out my secrets. I have often preached a healthy lifestyle, and yet I have been dreaming about consuming some unhealthy food. If I share with you what they are, you would laugh. […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the first Masters champion from Japan, two NBA stars with Asian backgrounds, and a UFC champion losing her title.
Twelve creatives, 12 weeks, 12 giveaways. This is the promise of the UPLIFT fundraising campaign by Wing Luke Museum, taking place now through June. Each week, a different artist or creative contributes to a giveaway that participants enter via money donations or posting the campaign information to an Instagram story. Proceeds will be used to benefit Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) artists and creatives who are struggling during this time of pandemic, businesses curtailing, and civic unrest.
I remember the exact moment I heard the news that the coronavirus had been traced to a city in China. My first thought was that it was just a matter of time before the scapegoating would begin.
After George Floyd’s gruesome killing triggered a national reckoning about anti-Black violence, toxic legacies of slavery, and systemic racism, the recent massacre in Asian-operated businesses in Atlanta has broadened the debate to include endemic anti-Asian violence and hate in America.
Local, state, and community leaders share their thoughts on the importance of celebrating AAPI Heritage Month, especially in this time of anti-Asian hate, bias, and violence. “I am honored to proclaim May 2021 Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Let’s take this opportunity to celebrate Washington’s diverse communities and the role of the […]