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EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!
 
EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!

EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!

Here is a short list of organizations we are grateful for. The list is actually

BLOG: George Clooney and Venice

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng When I heard movie star George Clooney got married in Venice last week, I sighed. Not because I was crazy about him, but because I was in Venice the same time last year. I was there a year too early. Does it matter?

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BLOG: Lights, camera, action in Chinatown

BLOG: Lights, camera, action in Chinatown

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Chinatown was transformed into World War II scenes in Chinatown recently. On the 600 block of S. King St., you would find Chinese dressing in Japanese kimonos, street closed down, Massive Monkees studio turned into the filming sight, Canton Alley filled with drama. What’s going on? You wondered.

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Meet the new neighbors — Nickelsville homeless camp moves to the ID

Meet the new neighbors — Nickelsville homeless camp moves to the ID

02 October 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly I walk down a deserted street toward the Nickelsville homeless camp. I am a small woman, I am wearing a large camera, and I am alone.

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HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

02 October 2014

By Joanna Chiu and Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong activists kicked off a long-threatened mass civil disobedience protest Sunday

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Posted in Features 41, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/10, World News0 Comments

Diversity at the top: Mary Knell

Diversity at the top: Mary Knell

02 October 2014

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Hardworking. Persistent. Collaborative. These are just some of the adjectives that describe Mary Knell.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 41, Profiles, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

EDITORIAL: Testing, testing, testing — Let’s present this hypothetical

02 October 2014

Directive: You have approximately 30 minutes to answer a question and develop it into an essay.  Your response will see if you qualify to attend the academic institution of your choice or have the prerequisites for the job you are applying for.

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Mayor meets with ethnic media

Mayor meets with ethnic media

29 September 2014

Members of local ethnic media had a chance to meet and mingle with each other, Mayor Ed Murray, and other city officials on Sept. 18. The event took place in the the Betty Jane Narver

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Kin On expansion project groundbreaking

Kin On expansion project groundbreaking

29 September 2014

Over 70 people celebrated Kin On’s Groundbreaking Ceremony on Sept. 19 to officially kick off the “Creating an Aging-Friendly Community” Kin On Expansion Project. Former Governor and

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Nihonmachi Nite

Nihonmachi Nite

29 September 2014

Japantown celebrated its annual Nihonmachi Nite last Saturday. The Main Stage was located in the heart of Japantown, at 6th Ave S and S Main St and featured Cascade Kendo Kai and a Shi Shi Mai Lion Dog Dance.

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NAAAP cleans up

NAAAP cleans up

29 September 2014

Members of the National Association for Asian American Professionals spent approximately two

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Okamoto and Moriguchi awarded

Okamoto and Moriguchi awarded

29 September 2014

Tosh Okamoto and Tomio Moriguchi, co-founders of Nikkei Concerns, received a Founder’s Award honor at the Nisei Veterans Hall on Sept. 15. Both united the Japanese American

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Posted in Names in the News, News, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

China reveals cases of torture in police detention

27 September 2014

By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Three police officers and four other people have been convicted of torturing suspects to obtain confessions, China’s official state news agency reported, in a rare instance of prosecution of the practice.

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Wise words on aging gracefully

Wise words on aging gracefully

26 September 2014

What do you wish you would have known when you were in your 20s? “1. Don’t be afraid to start a business at a young age. 2. Surround yourself with people you aspire to be. 3. Never take your health for granted. 4. Always do what is right over what is easy. 5. Marry well. […]

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Mentoring and Wisdom:  Women of Color Empowered

Mentoring and Wisdom: Women of Color Empowered

26 September 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly­ Behind every successful person stands a series of mentors. Whether it is providing advice on office politics or an endorsement for a job promotion, mentors play a pivotal role in the development of

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

LETTER: SHAG senior concerns

26 September 2014

Thank you for taking the time to listen to the concerns of the seniors of our area and being open to the idea of articles focused on bringing awareness to members of our community on the following issues.

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

26 September 2014

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

Helping Link celebrates its 21st anniversary gala

Helping Link celebrates its 21st anniversary gala

26 September 2014

For Helping Link, a nonprofit based out of Chinatown/International District, this is a time for reflection. The nonprofit is on the brink of their anniversary and getting ready to celebrate their achievements for the local Vietnamese community, as well as their clients and volunteers.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Drink that coconut water! — Food recommendations for healthy aging

Drink that coconut water! — Food recommendations for healthy aging

26 September 2014

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Salmon, mackerel, tuna You get the idea—fish! Not only is that piece of salmon a healthy, lower-calorie alternative to red meat, all those omega-3 fatty acids are like a lubricant for the brain.

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

Still dancing — At 97, Gene Moy inspires

Still dancing — At 97, Gene Moy inspires

26 September 2014

By Cari Murotani Northwest Asian Weekly The fact that women ask Gene Moy to dance is not surprising, considering he knows all the steps to the various ballroom styles and has good rhythm. Moy dances several times a week and drives to

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Community News, Features, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

A theatre pioneer…  — Kashiwagi, 91, continues to act, write, reflect

A theatre pioneer… — Kashiwagi, 91, continues to act, write, reflect

26 September 2014

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Hiroshi Kashiwagi, 91, has been writing and performing since he was 15 years old. With 76 years of experience under his belt, he’s still going strong. Recently, Kashiwagi held a reading before the screening of “Infinity & Chashu Ramen,” a movie he stars in, at the Wing Luke Museum.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

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