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U.S. inducts Chinese railroad workers into Labor Hall of Honor

U.S. inducts Chinese railroad workers into Labor Hall of Honor

This month marks the 145th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad.

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These 12 ‘Rising Stars’ shine

These 12 ‘Rising Stars’ shine

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Twelve “rising stars” were honored for their work and contributions to the community on

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Diane Sugimura: 35 years of planning for Seattle

Diane Sugimura: 35 years of planning for Seattle

By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly One could consider Diane Sugimura as the woman behind Seattle’s skyline. She is the city’s director of planning and development and leads the 300-plus employees of the city’s department. Last year, she celebrated over 35 years of service to the city.

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Grand opening of Astoria garden honors Chinese pioneers

Grand opening of Astoria garden honors Chinese pioneers

“For whatever reason, the true history of the many contributions from Chinese pioneers was not properly included in Astoria’s history,” said Astoria Mayor Willis L. Van Dusen. That officially ends when the Garden of Surging Waves holds its grand opening at the corner of Duane and 11th streets in downtown Astoria, Ore., on May 17.

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