SEATTLE — Mayor Jenny Durkan wants community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board. The seven-member board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements, and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods director for all properties within the ISRD. The goals […]
2021 Minoru Yasui Student contest
The Minoru Yasui Student Contest has announced its 2021 essay competition on Refugee and Immigrant Experiences. “We celebrate the ideas and opinions of students in grades 6 through 12 and challenge them to write an original and thoughtful essay exploring refugee or immigrant experiences,” a news release stated. “Their essay should also demonstrate an understanding […]
BLOG: Creating futures for others, while breaking stereotypes
Beyond her compassion, Yeung’s story has lessons on the pursuit of science, breaking stereotypes for girls, nurturing passions in unconventional hobbies, including building a homemade spacecraft, and more.
EDITORIAL: Embrace a new beginning
“Together we shall write an American story of hope, not fear, of unity, not division. Of light, not darkness. A story of decency and dignity, love and healing, greatness and goodness.”
Congressman Ted Lieu led impeachment against Trump
Ted Lieu, a member of Congress representing California’s 33rd district, played a key role in the second impeachment of Donald Trump.
Nathan Chen wins fifth straight US Figure Skating title
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dick Button has always been the measuring stick for American men figure skaters. And no wonder, with seven straight U.S. titles and two Olympic gold medals. Nathan Chen has leapt into Button territory. Even with an error at the beginning of his free skate, Chen was unbeatable on Jan. 17, winning […]
Seahawks employee Miyasato fired after child porn arrest
Seattle Seahawks security manager Aaron Miyasato was arrested on child pornography charges on Jan. 12. The Seahawks released a statement saying that Miyasato was no longer employed with the team following the arrest. “We are aware of the situation and in accordance with the NFL personal conduct policy, we have notified the league of his […]