Archive | Vol 30 No 52 | 12/24-12/30

All wait with bated breath for a post-Kim Jong-il world

All wait with bated breath for a post-Kim Jong-il world

By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the early 1990s, when North Korea opened its borders a tiny bit to Americans, Seong Suk Kim, also known as Joan, sought the opportunity to visit her siblings — two brothers — and their children, Kim’s nieces and nephews, whom she had never met. During the Korean War, […]

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NWAW’s top 10 favorite stories of 2011

NWAW’s top 10 favorite stories of 2011

For the end of the year, we wanted to run our top 10 favorite stories of the year — the stories that we are the most proud of. Some of the stories are even award-winning. We are afraid that these stories didn’t get enough attention the first time around, so we’re giving them another chance […]

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BLOG: 8 offbeat holiday traditions you can start right NOW

BLOG: 8 offbeat holiday traditions you can start right NOW

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly If you lament being alone and lonely during the holiday, here are some suggestions for you to rewrite your holiday routines with meaning and fun.

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EDITORIAL: See ya, plastic bags. Welcome, 520 tolls.

There are two changes coming that aren’t thrilling many. One is the tolling on the 520 bridge, slated to begin Dec. 29. The other is a plastic bags ban, which will likely be implemented in July.

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