South Lake Union Hostess Bakery Closing with the rest of them

Hundreds of Hostess Brands employees in Washington lost their jobs this year as the company fought with unions. Now the company says it will liquidate its assets nationwide.

Memories of Mike Wang – Stories from those who knew him

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They’d ask me why the people in my photos weren’t smiling.  I’d tell them it’s ‘cause they’re not happy.  I just got the picture.

–  Mike Wang; on colleagues’ responses to some of his documentary photography work

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Suspect Arrested in Mike Wang Hit and Run

A terrifically important development for us here at the Beat. We’ve been on this story since the unfortunate day last summer, and have received several kind and thoughtful notes from Mike’s family and friends.

Nearly one year after bicyclist Michael Wang was killed by a hit-and-run driver as he rode home from work, Seattle […]

An Evening to Remember Mike Wang – October 18th Tribute

An Evening to Remember Mike Wang Palace Ballroom Seattle, WA

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Please join us for an evening to remember our colleague, friend, and fellow cyclist: Mike Wang.  We lost Mike on July 28, 2011, when he was struck and killed by a vehicle while riding his bicycle home from work that day.

Mike was […]

Mike Wang Hit and Run Driver Still at large

In the past few days there’s been much publicity about the recent bike deaths on Lake Union. We’re reposting this piece about Mike to remind readers that the driver of the vehicle still remains unidentified, and that Mike was also much loved, and left behind a family and many friends. Editor’s Note Regarding the Hit and […]