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Shuko Hara dies at 103

...top honors. In 1933, she married pharmacist James Hara. They operated Hara Drug Co. at 14th and Yesler until their forced internment in 1942. The family returned in 1955 and settled in Northeast...

    Shuko Hara dies at 103
    By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The mother of former King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, Shuko Hara, a former Seattleite, died in Hockessin, Del. on June 10. She was 103 years old. Born January 31, 1915 in Spokane, Wash. to Mantaro and Hide Yoshihara, Shuko grew up in Montana and graduated from the University of Washington (UW) with top honors.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

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Soup's On Point at Pho Bac Sup Shop

$ Vietnamese 1240 South Jackson Street

    Soup's On Point at Pho Bac Sup Shop
    Approach from the east, and the red tugboat-shaped building that established Seattle's relationship with pho looks as if it's pulling the blocky, mostly black edifice that looms behind it across the concrete sea of a neighborhood in flux. These days, though, it's the other way around.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

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Asian Plaza site for sale

There have been 49 bidders for the property, at 1032 South Jackson Street, and Chinn is evaluating those potential buyers.

    Asian Plaza site for sale
    By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Dennis Chin is putting his vision in the hands of another. The Asian Plaza Redevelopment (APR) president wanted to replace the current Asian Plaza with a new eight-story-tall redevelopment, with 240 units of mixed housing, a retail plaza anchored by a new Viet-Wah Supermarket, multiple restaurants, a business-class hotel, a community theater, an underground parking garage for approximately 600 vehicles, a childcare center, and a veterinary clinic.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

May 31

Court of Appeals upholds permit for King County’s controversial new youth jail

...the county address. This past month, several protesters were arrested after chaining themselves together at 14th Avenue and East Remington Court in an attempt to prevent laborers from continuing work on the new center...

    Court of Appeals upholds permit for King County's controversial new youth jail
    End the Prison Industrial Complex challenged the city of Seattle's decision to issue a master-use permit to King County for construction of the new Children and Family Justice Center. The state Court of Appeals has ruled in the county's favor.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Detectives Investigating Saturday Afternoon Shooting

Witnesses began calling 911 just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday to report two men shooting at each other near the intersection of 14 Avenue South and South Jackson Street.

    Detectives Investigating Saturday Afternoon Shooting
    Detectives are investigating after a man was shot in the foot Saturday afternoon. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday to report two men shooting at each other near the intersection of 14 Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Officers flooded the area and found one of the suspects two blocks from where the shooting occured.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

May 27

Man shot in foot in central Seattle gunfight

Witnesses began calling 911 just after 1:30 p.m. to report two men shooting at each other near 14th Avenue South and South Jackson Street, according to a Seattle Police Department online post.

    Man shot in foot in central Seattle gunfight
    Witnesses called 911 on Saturday afternoon to report two men shooting at each other near 14th Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Share story A least one man was shot at the edge of Seattle's Central District on Saturday afternoon after he and another man exchanged fire, police said.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Youth jail construction site hit with arson attack in Seattle

SPD says an officer heard a noise inside the construction site in the 1300 block of Remington Court at around 3:30 a.m. The officer was working security for the fenced-off property. Upon further inspection, he found small fires set throughout the site along with shattered glass bottles.

    Youth jail construction site hit with arson attack in Seattle
    Seattle police are investigating an arson attack at the construction site of a new youth jail after molotov cocktails were thrown onto the property early Tuesday morning. Detectives are "poring over the evidence," according to the Seattle Police Department.
    http://mynorthwest.com

May 22

Arson Detectives Investigating Early Morning Construction Site Fires

Arson detectives are investigating after multiple fires were deliberately set inside of a construction site in the 1300 block of East Remington Court early Tuesday morning.

    Arson Detectives Investigating Early Morning Construction Site Fires
    Arson detectives are investigating after multiple fires were deliberately set inside of a construction site in the 1300 block of East Remington Court early Tuesday morning. An officer working as security for the site heard sounds from inside the fence line just after 3:30 a.m.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

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