Miss Texas R’Bonney Gabriel made history on Oct. 3 as the first Filipina American to be crowned Miss USA. Gabriel, 28, of San Antonio, Texas, will go on to represent the U.S. next year at the Miss Universe pageant. Gabriel said she designed her dress to pay tribute to her heritage and parents. “My mom […]
The Edmonds College Art Gallery’s fall exhibit showcases the work of Minh Carrico, an Edmonds College instructor and chair for photography and visual communications.
On Oct. 10, the MG2 Foundation presented a $150,000 check from the proceeds of their “Swing for the Cure” golf tournament to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The funds are earmarked for Dr. Cyrus Ghajar‘s research on metastasis, or the spread of cancer cells to different sites. For over 20 years, MG2’s “Swing for the […]
Dr. Eden Woon has assumed his role as president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham HK) as of Sept. 1.
I hope this message finds you well. My name is Tanya Woo and I grew up in the Chinatown-International District (CID) in my dad’s building—the Historic Louisa Hotel. When he passed away, I continued my family legacy and redeveloped this building into 84 workforce apartment units and seven commercial spaces.
It’s budget time, and we realize you all are very busy. But we urgently request that you sponsor or initiate an emergency land use moratorium in order to have time to study the zoning in and around the Chinatown-International District (CID) boundaries relating to homeless shelters and associated services.
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) is concerned about the impact of proposed developments in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID), as well as the process leading to their implementation.
The Chinatown-International District (CID) is too familiar with this lack of government engagement and accountability with publicly funded projects. The Seattle Navigation Center is a prime example and still impacting the CID, specifically Little Saigon, today.
Please do not fund the SODO mega shelter in the budget, the Chinatown-International District (CID) is already heavily burdened with the amount of shelters already in the area.
Makeshift furnaces made of clay bricks were built on Oct. 10 on the grounds of Buddhist temples in a small town in northeastern Thailand on the eve of the cremation of the young victims of a day care center massacre by a former policeman.