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Debate over Initiative 1401 — How it affects endangered animals and citizens

Debate over Initiative 1401 — How it affects endangered animals and citizens

By Martha Baskin Crosscut.com The macabre side of this story is straight out of a Stephen King novel: Poachers slaughter endangered wildlife, often hacking off tusks, horns or skin while the animal is still alive. The highly valued products are concealed in cargo containers holding other import commodities and smuggled to ports of call all […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 44, Politics, Profiles, Vol 34 No 44 | 10/24-10/301 Comment

Mile markers — Alaska Airlines collaborates with Hainan Airlines

Mile markers — Alaska Airlines collaborates with Hainan Airlines

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Gary Locke, former Washington state governor, broke a big fortune cookie and wished Alaska Airlines and Hainan Airlines a prosperous future at a reception in Chinatown on Oct. 20, celebrating a win-win for their collaboration and especially for customers. Alaska Airlines is joining with China-based carrier Hainan Airlines to enhance […]

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Features 44, Profiles, Vol 34 No 44 | 10/24-10/300 Comments

Asian superstitions… — Why leave luck to chance?

Asian superstitions… — Why leave luck to chance?

By Sun Lee Chang Northwest Asian Weekly Whether you collect good luck charms by the dozen or pluck that rare four-leaf clover, it’s hard to ignore the many superstitions out there that will hopefully shift the winds of fortune in your favor. Many traditional cultures are steeped in age-old superstitions. Across Asia, there are a […]

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Posted in Cultures, Features 44, Vol 34 No 44 | 10/24-10/302 Comments

Wrong path — Missed deadlines by developer creates difficulties for Othello project

Wrong path — Missed deadlines by developer creates difficulties for Othello project

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Former monk, turned developer Lobsang Dargey is under investigation for possible fraud charges and as a result, the purchase of a commercial development in South Seattle that would revitalize the area near the Othello light rail station may not go forward.  This has drawn the ire of the Seattle […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 44, Profiles, Vol 34 No 44 | 10/24-10/300 Comments

 

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