The Chinatown-International District (CID) is facing one of the most potentially (and likely) devastating urban planning disasters with the four light rail alignments that are proposed with the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) expansion.
Pokémon GO Fest
Trainers from around the world gathered in Seattle last weekend for Pokémon GO Fest 2022!
Wenyi Ding becomes first Chinese male USGA winner
Wenyi Ding became the first male Chinese winner in U.S. Golf Association history on July 30, beating Caleb Surratt 3 and 2 in the U.S. Junior Amateur final at Bandon Dunes.
Seko co-authors “Children of War” anthology
Local author Joan Seko was one of 14 authors—and the only Asian—chosen to write her story, “A Child of Minidoka,” to be included in the “Children of War” anthology book.
100-year time capsule placed at Uncle Bob’s Place
Community members gathered on Aug. 2 to place a time capsule at Uncle Bob’s Place—the new affordable housing project under construction in the Chinatown-International District (CID).
U.S. House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late on Aug. 2, becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit the self-ruled island claimed by China, which quickly announced that it would conduct military maneuvers in retaliation for her presence.
The AP Interview: Japan minister says women ‘underestimated’
Japan’s minister for gender equality and children’s issues called the country’s record low births and plunging population a national crisis and blamed “indifference and ignorance” in the male-dominated Japanese parliament.
Man accused in threats to kill Rep. Jayapal charged
A 49-year-old Seattle man arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime against Rep. Pramila Jayapal and threatening to kill her has been charged with felony stalking.
Man wounded in CID encampment shooting
If you have any information about this case, contact the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000.
Seattle/King County Clinic returning after pandemic hiatus—Volunteers sought for 4-day free clinic providing eye exams, prescription eyeglasses
Seattle/King County Clinic is preparing to open its doors at Seattle Center on Oct. 20-23 to provide eye exams and prescription eyeglasses free of charge to more than 1,000 people in need.