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Over 500 show up for warm meals at ACRS Food Bank

Outpouring of donations allow for more meals

Community participation, dialogue key for Chinatown/ID

I’m honored to be a part of the IE as it enters its 40th year.

Time to Talk: APIs Comprise Half of All People with Hepatitis B in the...

Local Hepatitis B Advocates Debunk Virus Myths and Say We Need More Education to Overcome Stigma While Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) account for less than 5 percent of the U.S. population, they comprise half...

Digital Use Helps Combat Isolation and Depression Among Seniors

A Kin On Health Care Center nurse, who prefers to be unnamed, stands next to her “med cart,” complete with a laptop that allows nurses to quickly pull up resident records electronically, Photo courtesy...

New Rules Welcomed in Washington’s Marijuana Industry, API Business Owners, Users Keep an Eye...

Initiative 502 (I-502), which legalized marijuana in Washington state, directed the Liquor Control Board to establish policy rules by December 1, 2012 for growing, processing and selling the drug. The Liquor Control Board approved...

Washington Liquor Store Owners Seek to Return State Licenses

Photo caption: Biniam Habte owns two liquor stores in Seattle and has paid he state more than $180,000 in fees in 10 months. Photo credit: Travis Quezon. Last year, the State Liquor Control Board called...

Food Benefits Vital to Survival Post Island Bombing, Say Marshallese Advocates

Accent Penney arrived in the United States from the Marshall Islands in 1996 with the hopes of starting a new life for his family —a life free from the lasting effects of food contamination...

Community Survey Points to Lack of Resources to Address Social Isolation and Mental Health...

Photo caption: Genie Loteria (left) and Cindy Yu (right) are participants of NAPCA’s Senior Community Service Employment Program. Photo credit: Travis Quezon. For 34 years, it’s been the mission of the National Asian Pacific Center...

Real resources needed in Seattle’s fight against guns, gang violence

Photo caption: Sorya Svy, executive director of SafeFutures Youth Center (SFYC), points to the names of graduating students memorialized on plaques displayed in the classroom, said the center focuses on providing education to at risk...

Budget Cuts Already Impact Immigrants on Food Assistance

Threats to state and federal food stamp programs are coming at a time when demand is the highest it’s ever been, and when access and funding is already inadequate for immigrant families in Washington...