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Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 9:19 pm
Announcing the nominees for Crosscut's 3rd Annual Courage Awards
Crosscut.com - ... of causes in Seattle and the Puget Sound area Donnie Chin (posthumous ) - Director and founder of the International District Emergency Center, shot in his car in the early morning hours on July 23 Louisa Edgerly - Associate scholar at the Center for ... Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 11:28 am
Million dollar bail set for alleged ID shooter
Northwest Asian Weekly - ... tatement, Waqo denied being in the area, and then stated he had been at a hookah bar in Burien, downtown, and then Chinatown. (end) Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 8:26 pm
Pho Cyclo Owner Advocates for Immigrant-Owned Businesses
Seattle Weekly - ... of Seattle, aims to market and raise the visibility of immigrant-owned businesses like those in the International District, the Central District, West Seattle, Rainier Valley, and Columbia City. The EBC will distribute city materials that provide an ... Read more...
Monday, August 24, 2015 -- 2:37 pm
Here's why this huge Seattle project is now simply called 'S'
Business Journal - ... anyway to keep parking from spilling out to surrounding neighborhoods, such as Pioneer Square and the International District/Chinatown. Read more...
Friday, August 21, 2015 -- 5:05 am
Hookah lounges: not the problem Seattle faces
Crosscut.com - ... over a period dating back to 2012. The crackdown has support among some people, including in the International District and East African communities, on religious, health and moral grounds. But what is great about America is that we are not guided ... Read more...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- 11:16 am
Seattle News and Events for Aug. 20-27, 2015
The Skanner - ... School starts next week for students at Summit Sierra, a 9-12th high school in Seattle's Chinatown-International District, and for Summit Olympus, a 9-12th high school in Tacoma. Summit has already secured a building for the new West Seattle school ... Read more...
Friday, August 14, 2015 -- 8:00 am
Cops: 2 in jail were 'present' at Donnie Chin homicide
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Seattle police say one of the two people believed to be "present" at the fatal shooting of well-known community activist Donnie Chin is now in jail. Chin, who was credited with patrolling and protecting the streets of Seattle's International District for decades, was shot and killed while inside his car in the early hours of July 23, according to police. Read more...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 -- 8:56 pm
Hookah scene's allure takes on American flavor
Seattle Times - Ahmed Siraj, left, enjoys the atmosphere of the Medina Hookah Lounge in Seattle's Chinatown International District. The Medina has a young, diverse crowd of men and women. Read more...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 -- 6:22 pm
2 more schools get OK from Washington Charter Commission
Norwalk Citizen News - ... The new schools opening this fall include a middle school in Kent, a high school in Seattle's International District, a middle school in Highline, an elementary and a combined middle and high school in Spokane, a K-8, a middle school and a high ... Read more...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 -- 3:23 pm
West Seattle's first charter school to open in August 2016...
West Seattle Blog - ... a California-based organization, is opening its first two Washington schools this fall, in the International District and in Tacoma, and plans to open this one in fall of next year, phasing in middle- and high-school grades over four years, starting ... Read more...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 -- 2:34 pm
A Seattle celebration of the life of Donnie Chin, 'savior,...
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The city's International District/Chinatown community, likely joined by citizens of many other neighborhoods, will gather at 2 p.m. Saturday to honor and celebrate the life of community leader and protector Donnie Chin. He was a person who first on the scene to administer emergency aid, who helped elderly ID residents in traffic or with family problems, who assisted emigres who were hesitant and fearful of contacting the police - a dangerous act in places where they formerly lived. Read more...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 -- 10:35 am
Hookah lounge advocates fight back
Northwest Asian Weekly - ... of Kings Hookah Lounge, a popular hookah bar located on the 800 block of S. Lane Street in the International District. However, many of the speakers at the City Council meeting believed that the hookah lounges were being unfairly targeted. One ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 11:34 pm
The Weekend List: Couch Fest, theater inspired by detainees, and tons of music
Crosscut.com - ... In Seattle, its location is especially powerful: INScape Arts, an artist studio/workspace in the International District that was once both an immigration and detention facility. If you go: Paper Angels , Dukesbay Theater in Tacoma, Aug. 7 - 16 (and ... Read more...
Monday, August 10, 2015 -- 5:10 pm
Tax of $25 on firearms sales passes Seattle City Council, Gun Lobby likely to sue
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Council member John Okamoto. He raised the recent, unsolved shooting of Donnie Chin, founder of the International District Community Center. Before Monday afternoon's vote, Burgess marched with Grandmothers Against Gun Violence from the Urban Peace ... Read more...
Monday, August 10, 2015 -- 12:35 pm
Seattle readies to tweak street parking fees, hours
KOMO News - ... rates are going up in South Lake Union, evening rates are going up in Capitol Hill and parts of the International District, while morning rates are dropping in the International District and the north side of Capitol Hill. All changes will be marked ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 -- 8:54 am
The Morning News: Your Voting Deadline Is TODAY, Election Parties Are ...
The Stranger - ... lounge, Murray and others tied this new effort to the killing of Chin, who was the director of the International District Emergency Center," Heidi reports . "Chin was shot in the same block as King's Hookah Lounge in the Chinatown-International ... Read more...
Monday, August 3, 2015 -- 5:18 pm
City Declares War on Hookah Lounges...Again
Seattle Weekly - Surrounded by East African and International District community members, Mayor Ed Murray this morning announced a plan to shut down hookah bars throughout the city, saying they'd become a magnet for violence in the city. "I do not want to see another person killed or harmed as a result of violence related to hookah lounges," Murray said. Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 4:19 pm
How Seattle can heal Chinatown-ID after Donnie Chin's death
Seattle Times - Messages of support are written in chalk at a memorial for Donald "Donnie" Chin in the Chinatown-International District on July 23. As Seattle's Chinatown-International District grieves, city leaders must stay engaged with the community and ensure Donnie Chin's death leads to solutions and improved public safety. The city has some soul-searching to do. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 11:18 am
Three Seattle-Area Charter Schools Prepare To Open
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... involvement is also a major component at the charter high school opening in a corner of Seattle's International District populated mostly by small factories and Asian produce markets. At Summit Sierra, parents are asked to volunteer 30 hours a year ... Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 10:44 am
COMMENTARY: Donnie Chin: A man of his people
Northwest Asian Weekly - ... us in the Asian American community. Donnie dedicated his life to serving the people in the Chinatown/International District and the Asian Pacific American community. Donnie's dedication to community service was inspired by his family's long history ... Read more...



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