Community policing is the safety solution the ID needs

Two API community leaders say the SPD should really be more like Donnie Chin: truly protect and serve through community policing.
Sep 9, 2015

Globalist asks the Candidates: Safety in the International District

How can Seattle improve safety in the International District? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.
Oct 19, 2015

Chinatown-International District Block Watch walks streets for safety

Volunteers with the Neighborhood Block Watch patrol the Chinatown-International District on Tuesdays to boost the neighborhood's safety.
Oct 22, 2015

5 ways to fix public safety in the Chinatown International District

Will new city council reps like Lorena Gonzalez finally have answers for longstanding public safety issues in the International District?
Nov 24, 2015

Chinatown/International District task force to address public safety, livability

Chinatown/International District business and community leaders will make recommendations next spring for improving livability and policing in the neighborhood.
Dec 16, 2015

International District’s Panama Hotel up for sale

The Panama Hotel plays an important part of Seattle's Japanese American history. The current owner hopes that will be preserved.
Jan 15, 2016

Children’s park to be named after Donnie Chin

The late neighborhood leader Donnie Chin was an advocate for the International Children's Park, which was built in 1981.
Feb 18, 2016

Proposed change in law could keep International District noodles fresh

The bill "concerning certain cultural foods" would allow for flexibility for local rules for fresh rice noodles and rice cakes.
Mar 1, 2016
Chinatown-International District light rail station, taken by SDOT Photos on Feb. 10, 2016

Spring Clean improves International District one sweep at a time

The annual event involves hundreds of volunteers to help clean and maintain Chinatown-International District.
Apr 29, 2016

Mayor releases action plan for safety in Chinatown/ID

The plan comes nearly a year after the shooting death of Chinatown/International District activist Donnie Chin. Some say the proposal does not do enough.
Jul 5, 2016

Chinatown/International District survey finds blind spots in Seattle police data

A survey showed that more than half of witnesses don't report crimes. Many of those who don't report say it's because they don't expect police to follow up.
Jul 11, 2016

Will Grandma have a place in the new Chinatown-International District?

Advocates are worried about how a 300-unit hotel and apartment development will negatively impact the Chinatown-ID’s most vulnerable residents.
Dec 5, 2016

Little Saigon merchants ask Womxn’s Marchers for support

The Womxn's March will close a major neighborhood street the Saturday before Lunar New Year and merchants ask that marchers support the local businesses.
Jan 20, 2017
Harry Chan, third generation owner of Tai Tung restaurant, the oldest running Chinese restaurant in Chinatown-International District).

Seattle’s oldest Chinese restaurants serve up edible history

A documentary at the upcoming Seattle Asian American Film Festival explores the delicious history of Chinese-American food in our region.
Feb 16, 2017

Little Saigon community wants greater input on planned homeless center

Little Saigon community leaders say Seattle is pushing through the planned Navigation Center, which would provide services for the homeless.
Mar 9, 2017

Chinatown/International District residents demand voice at development hearing

Chinatown/International District residents wonder whose voices are being heard when it comes to changes that could reshape the historic neighborhood.
Jul 24, 2017

Legacy of Donnie Chin remembered two years after fatal shooting

Chinatown/International District neighborhood activist Donnie Chin's killing is still unsolved, two years after his death.
Jul 25, 2017

Chinatown-International District housing plan leaves out residents, advocates say

Chinatown-International District activists say the neighborhood's existing residents will lose out on the city's latest plan for affordable housing there.
Aug 3, 2017
A new mural painted on the crosswalks of 12th and Jackson in July 2017 looks onto the Seattle skyline. The crosswalk sits at the entrance of Little Saigon and represents many aspects of Vietnamese culture.

Embracing history, as Chinatown-International District faces change

How is the Chinatown-International District preserving its identity as it faces development pressures? Look to the lessons learned from the Kingdome.
Dec 26, 2017

Sound Transit West Seattle to Ballard Link Extensions Chinatown-International District Neighborhood Forum

Join us at a neighborhood forum in the Chinatown-International District for a deep dive into the latest project details and concepts and get a chance to share your insights. Here’s our agenda: • Sign-in and check out project maps and background info (10 minutes) • Watch a brief presentation that covers the project overview and […]
Apr 6, 2018