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Awarding diversity at the top

Awarding diversity at the top

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly When Christian Chin began his ministry at the University of Washington, he recalls that he had 10

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Linda Lau, nonpartisan, is running unopposed for Court of Appeals Judge, Division 1, District 1,

Nonstop to Hong Kong

Nonstop to Hong Kong

20 June 2014

Delta Airlines celebrated the launch of its new nonstop service from Seattle to Hong Kong on June 16, with a ribbon-cutting, water cannon salute, and traditional dragon dance at its Sea-Tac Airport gate. Soon after, the inaugural flight took off.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

Krishna Das: Traditional singing to the ‘Soul of All’

Krishna Das: Traditional singing to the ‘Soul of All’

20 June 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly One of the best-known singers in the Indian kirtan tradition — a Hindi devotional tradition involving call-and-response between the singer and the audience — is Krishna Das, originally known as Jeffrey Kagel. After studies in India with the Hindu guru Neem Karoli Baba (also known as Maharaj-ji), the singer […]

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

Daughter recalls father’s stories of war

Daughter recalls father’s stories of war

20 June 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Roy Matsumoto, a Japanese American Nisei originally from California, went from the internment camps

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

COMMENTARY: Hire local workers on City of Seattle public works projects now

COMMENTARY: Hire local workers on City of Seattle public works projects now

20 June 2014

By Michael Woo, Got Green Jobs that should be given to Seattle residents are being given to others. The City of Seattle spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on public works projects building and repairing city-owned properties, such as streets, parks, community centers, and the like. These projects create thousands of construction jobs, but […]

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Franchisees sue Seattle over $15 wage

Franchisees sue Seattle over $15 wage

19 June 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Western Washington earlier this month challenges the recent

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Features 26, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/271 Comment

Filipino mayor: Typhoon was ‘something we never imagined’

Filipino mayor: Typhoon was ‘something we never imagined’

19 June 2014

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Typhoons are a normal, generally accepted part of life in the Philippines, except for one.

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It’s graduation time!

It’s graduation time!

19 June 2014

By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly It’s that Pomp and Circumstance time of year, and in addition to the myriad of graduating APIs around the

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Posted in Education, Features 26, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

PICTORIAL: Thank You, Ken Colling, for your 10 great years of service at Goodwill  and your support for communities of color!

PICTORIAL: Thank You, Ken Colling, for your 10 great years of service at Goodwill and your support for communities of color!

19 June 2014

Photos from Ken’s retirement party on June 6. All gifts made in honor of Ken were given for Goodwill’s Digital Literacy Initiative, a project that will help impact students’ day-to-day lives and improve their job-search skills. The total raised in honor of CEO Ken Colling is $32,532. The total raised for the Digital Literacy Initiative […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

BLOG: Ken Colling spreads Good will around

BLOG: Ken Colling spreads Good will around

19 June 2014

By Assunta Ng Goodwill President Ken Colling is known for his fancy ties. What touches his friends and colleagues aren’t his ties, but his heart. At Ken’s retirement reception on June 6, about 200 people gathered at the Goodwill administration center, on Dearborn Avenue, to thank him for his 10 years of service at Goodwill. […]

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/272 Comments

EDITORIAL: Congratulations to the class of 2014

19 June 2014

It’s the season of high school and college graduations. Graduating high school is like the end of childhood, and finishing college is like the beginning of adulthood. That makes those years between, spent in college, a sort of transitional time — you’re not a child, and not yet a grownup. To the class of 2014 […]

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/270 Comments

CPTC Hosts study tour for Japanese students

CPTC Hosts study tour for Japanese students

16 June 2014

Medical laboratory students from Japan worked with Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) medical histology technician students on hands-on lab activities, toured the Lakewood campus, and visited Seattle as part of a three-day study tour from May 20 to May 22.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

Money raised for homeless

Money raised for homeless

16 June 2014

The Seattle International District Rotary and the Seattle University Rotaract Club raised $9,400 to help homeless families and individuals living in Seattle’s Nickelsville, a homeless tent city located at 2020 S. Jackson Street. The property is owned by LIHI. Since September of last year, up to 35 homeless men, women, and children sleep in tents […]

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ACRS welcomes new director for Employment & Citizenship

ACRS welcomes new director for Employment & Citizenship

16 June 2014

Asian Counseling and Referral Service has welcomed Alexandra Olins as its new Employment and Citizenship director. Olins will oversee the largest citizenship services program in Washington state, which helped more than 300 people become U.S. citizens in 2013. She will also lead the agency’s career assistance and job skills program, which provides training and placement […]

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Sengsi honored as ‘inspiring’

Sengsi honored as ‘inspiring’

16 June 2014

Senior Services CEO Paula Houston presented the 2014 “Inspire Positive Aging Award” to McCoy Khammany Sengsi of West Seattle at the agency’s 2014 annual meeting on May 31 at Northshore Senior Center in Bothell.

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The Village Report — The ins and outs of crossing borders in Southeast Asia

The Village Report — The ins and outs of crossing borders in Southeast Asia

13 June 2014

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Our brown bus got to Phnom Penh right at 4 p.m. as promised. My son, husband, and I alighted on Monivong long before the official depot in the center of town. This was going to be a different kind of arrival, without the swarming of a thousand and one […]

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

NONPERMANENT RESIDENTS (Part 2) — Local Cambodian men are facing deportation for crimes from their youth

13 June 2014

By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly (Read part one.) Rithy Yin, 33, was born in Cambodia in 1980. His memories of the country are foggy at best, though over time, the sequence of events have been repeatedly recounted to him by his family members, so much that he has adopted their memories as his own.

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Posted in Community News, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/201 Comment

SPU shooting claims life of Korean American

13 June 2014

By Julie Ha and James S. Kim KoreAm The lone fatality in the June 5 Seattle Pacific University shooting has been identified as Paul Lee, a 19-year-old Korean American student, according to the Seattle Times. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray confirmed the news at a press conference on June 6.

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The Layup Drill — Football, fights, and fore!

The Layup Drill — Football, fights, and fore!

12 June 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s column, we take a look at the World Cup, Manny Pacquiao, and more.

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/201 Comment

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Lori Matsukawa on being inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle!

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Lori Matsukawa on being inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle!

12 June 2014

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Lori Matsukawa lauded at NW Emmys

Lori Matsukawa lauded at NW Emmys

12 June 2014

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Generations of Pacific Northwesterners have grown up with the familiar smile of Lori Matsukawa, who has been informing and enlightening the public for 36 years, 31 of those at KING 5 television.

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Posted in Features, Features 25, Profiles, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

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