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International Examiner midlife crisis: Moving forward after 40 years

Former IE editor looks back on her time with the paper

The Legacy of War: Unearthing Laotian history, hope and healing

For Laotian-American Channapha Khamvongsa, there have been few opportunities for her to learn about Laos and the circumstances that brought her to America some 30 years ago.

Seattle war resister taught to go against the grain

Maybe true leaders are the regular people. So says Lance Cpl. Stephen Funk, who gained national attention earlier this month when he became the first pubic conscientious objector of the war in Iraq. Whether or not people are on Funk’s side, the Asian American Marine reservist from Seattle is standing by his beliefs that war—any war—is immoral. His upbringing taught him that, and while he is assigned to desk duty during the day for the rest of April, family, friends, and supporters are rallying behind his cause.

The Eastern Hotel: Then and Now

The Eastern Hotel, designated a historical landmark and located in Seattle International District, recently won a distinguished award for affordable housing from the Seattle chapter of the American Institute of Architects. With painstaking detailed...