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Tanya Woo should fill Mosqueda’s vacant City Council seat

President Obama once said: “Elections have consequences.”   Boy, do they. Just ask the people of South Seattle, especially the people that work and live in the Chinatown International District (CID). Again, the minority has spoken...

Images of resistance

It’s one of the most recognized photos in the history of Seattle’s Chinatown International District. The photo documented a protest march headed to the Federal Courthouse to demand better housing in the CID, it...

Opinion: No amount of photo ops or staged concern by city officials will mitigate...

After the second night of protesting the murder of George Floyd, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan visited the Chinatown International District to dialog with a neighborhood that has already been struggling with homelessness, racism and...

Citizen journalism: The power of a story

As events unfold for our nation I can’t help but reflect on how we arrived at this point in our history. We live in a divided America, for some it’s the worst of days,...

Fake news: Personal responsibility must trump intellectual laziness

Where do you get your news? That question has become incredibly important given the results of our Presidential Election. How many times have you heard, “I read a news story on Facebook and ...”...

We can redefine journalism through the power of citizen journalism

I believe the word “journalism” has lost its meaning. A once trusted news media that led our nation through some of its most trying times by providing facts, context, and understanding has given way...