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API Chaya’s 29th annual vigil honors victims, empowers survivors of violence

A few dozen people gathered on the 9th floor of the King County Courthouse March 7 to honor and remember lives ended by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, and envision a violence-free...

Remembering Matt Chan, Chinatown International District activist and TV producer

Community activist and multiple Emmy award-winning television producer Matt Chan died March 30, age 71, in the company of family and friends, his wife Gei Chan shared on social media. Chan is survived by...

CID community leader Tanya Woo announces City Council re-election campaign

Seattle City Council member and CID community leader Tanya Woo launched her re-election campaign March 12 in a bid to represent Seattle at-large on the Council for another year. Woo was joined by community leader...

NEWS BRIEFS: Betsuin Buddhist Temple recovering from arson, new Little Saigon park opening delayed

New Little Saigon park opening delayed, to open June Almost a year after it broke ground, the new Little Saigon park will finally open in June with a community ribbon cutting ceremony. According to Seattle...

SCIDpda to build affordable housing on site of former Spic N Span dry cleaners

The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is planning to build a low-income housing project on the site of the former Spic N Span dry cleaners on South Dearborn St.    The project...

New canopy lighting illuminates Hing Hay Park

Hing Hay Park is brighter in the evenings with new canopy lighting fixtures funded by the City and business donors.  The string lighting, studded with red and yellow lanterns, was paid for by Seattle Parks...

CID Night Market returning September with Amazon funding

One night this September, streets in the Chinatown International District (CID) will fill with food trucks, vendors, and performances, and possibly thousands of visitors.  The C-ID Night Market is returning after it was temporarily canceled...

Community safety forum highlights specific concerns in the Chinatown-ID

Property and window damage, warming fires, a shooting and robberies were some of the public safety concerns in the Chinatown International District flagged by participants in a monthly Community Safety Forum held over Zoom...

Councilmember Tammy Morales shares legislative priorities for her second term

Last month, Councilmember Tammy Morales was sworn in to her second term on the Seattle City Council, where she represents District 2, including the Chinatown International District (CID) and Southeast Seattle. Morales will chair the...

Chinatown International District community leader Tanya Woo appointed to City Council

On January 23 Tanya Woo, a community leader in the Chinatown International District, was appointed to the Seattle City Council to fill the vacant position left by Teresa Mosqueda, who was elected to the...