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Memorial for Henry Miyatake

Memorial for Henry Miyatake

There will be a community memorial event for redress activist Henry Miyatake on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at NVC Memorial Hall, 1212 S King Street, Seattle, WA 98144. A pre-event social, with light refreshments, will begin at 1:00 PM. The memorial program will be from 2:00-3:00 PM.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

NAAAP scholarship gala

NAAAP scholarship gala

By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The National Association of Asian American Professionals Seattle Chapter (NAAAP–Seattle) held its 35th annual scholarship

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

AAPIs more likely to be caregivers

A  new report released by AARP, “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,” reveals that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. The data shows: -More than any other racial or ethnic group, the vast majority of AAPIs believe that caring for parents is […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

Free job preparation classes

Bellevue College is offering free Job Preparation classes for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents and U.S. citizens living in Bellevue. These classes are funded by the City of Bellevue and begin every quarter in January, April, June and September.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

Help with startup ideas

The Seattle Public Library will host Startup Weekend EDU Seattle from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23. The public is invited to watch education-based startup teams demonstrate their new product and service ideas from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

Eighth Avenue South to become one-way for one block

Eighth Avenue South to become one-way for one block

The Seattle Department of Transportation will be converting the one block segment of Eighth Avenue South between South Lane and South Dearborn streets from its current two-way configuration to one-way southbound over the weekend of Nov. 8-9 (weather permitting). The traffic revision is necessary to accommodate the streetcar track on Eighth Avenue South that runs […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 46 | 11/8-11/140 Comments

Accusations of sexual abuse may have been the motive for Rainier Beach shootings

Accusations of sexual abuse may have been the motive for Rainier Beach shootings

A Rainier Beach resident, a grandfather, identified by sources as Honorario Yango, 78, killed himself after allegedly shooting his daughter, Christine Dela Isla, 39, and granddaughter Anahlia Cowherd, 11. According to the Seattle Times, a source close to the investigation said that the girl, Anahlia Cowherd, had blogged about the abuse on Wattpad, a digital storytelling site. […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 46 | 11/8-11/140 Comments

Preserving the historic Louisa Hotel

Preserving the historic Louisa Hotel

By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 40 people from the public and the International District business community met in the Bush Hotel on

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Louisa Hotel community meeting

The community is invited to learn and comment about the redevelopment of the historic Louisa Hotel, located on South King Street between 7th Ave South and Maynard Ave South.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/311 Comment

Update on “Find it, fix it” in the ID

Update on “Find it, fix it” in the ID

Seattle’s seventh Find It, Fix It Community Walk on September 11th, part of Mayor Ed Murray’s Summer of Safety Initiative – mobilized and coordinated City of Seattle resources in order to improve neighborhoods.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Help with utility discounts available

Help with utility discounts available

Seattle City Light will have a booth at HealthFest next weekend helping people get signed up for the

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

By Udita Arkalgud The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM), on, Nov. 1, will see the museum transform into a festive carnival, as it hosts Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Mini City Hall anniversary

Mini City Hall anniversary

Wednesday, October 22, Mini City Hall will mark its 20th anniversary at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue with a celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Mini City Hall assists the community in a variety of ways, including language services, housing referrals and human service needs.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola. There are no patients with Ebola in Washington state and no plans to evacuate patients to the region soon, but local and state health officials said at […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

MAP celebrates 20 years of volunteer service on Oct 25

University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of the formation of the MAP club and also hosting its annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast.

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

By Ron Chew Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS) officially opened the doors of its new medical-dental clinic in Shoreline on Monday, Sept. 15, marking the long-awaited arrival of the first nonprofit community health center in the city’s history.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Free dental, vision, and medical care

The Seattle/King County Clinic will be offering free healthcare services Thursday, Oct. 23-Sunday, Oct. 26 at KeyArena at Seattle Center. All patients are welcome and do not need to provide ID or proof of citizenship. There is no registration, but patients will be treated on first-come, first-serve basis. Admission numbers will be distributed at 3:30 […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Night Owl bus service continues

The King County City Council unanimously approved the agreement to continue the Night Owl buses, routes 82, 83, and 84. Under the agreement, the City of Seattle will pay for the operation of these routes that service many Seattle neighborhoods including Queen Anne, Greenwood, Belltown, Wallingford, and others during 2-4 a.m.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Seattle’s Night Market returns to I.D.

Seattle’s Night Market is back on Sept. 13 from 6 p.m. to midnight at Union Station Plaza along Fifth Avenue south. That evening the area will be transformed to an Asian night market with street vendors, food trucks, and live music performances.To celebrate the Chinatown-International District, and the Night Market, each participating food truck and […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

Two martial arts events will be held on the same day, one at the University of Washington and one at the Asian Resource

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

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