Wishing someone well in a new job can either be a cause for a celebration or an opportunity for good-natured ribbing.
Archives for June 2009
After getting arrested for allegedly paying employees money to enter “sham marriages” with her relatives overseas, the owner of Thai Ginger restaurant chain, Varee Bradford, pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Tuesday, June 23.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Energy Department said on Tuesday, June 23, that it would lend $5.9 billion to Ford Motor Co. and provide about $2.1 billion in loans to Nissan Motor Co. and Tesla Motors Inc., making the three automakers the first beneficiaries of a $25 billion fund to develop fuel-efficient vehicles.
Dear Governor Gary Locke, You don’t know me, but you changed my life for the better during your time as governor, and I wanted to personally thank you for helping me out. My name is Mike Kreiger and I was born and raised in Spokane. Neither of my parents went to college, and we didn’t […]
Roosevelt High School
“My general plan is to put myself in position to get a rewarding job with which I will support my family. I want to hold onto my values and morals and pass them to posterity.”
On May 24, Christine Nguyen Lynn, who is the current Mrs. Bellevue 2009, competed for the title of Mrs. Washington 2009 at Moses Lake High School. Lynn was the only Asian American contestant in this year’s pageant.
The tumultuous housing market has created a feeling of uncertainty for many of today’s homeowners.
Figuring out the available options can be a daunting task, which oftentimes leads to more questions than answers.
With many people out there looking for useful information, help isn’t always readily available.
A year ago, I was working for Northwest Asian Weekly as the editor when a crazy opportunity presented itself: to go work in Argentina at Punta Tombo, home of the largest colony of Magellanic penguins in the world.
A new study is showing us that we’re not all equal after all. Or at least, we don’t see one another that way. According to the Academy of Management Journal, people tend to give higher customer satisfaction ratings to white men rather than to women or minorities, even with their performances are identical. How the […]
To the Editor: As I read your latest publication, I came across the article (in last week’s issue, June 20–26), “Who’s your daddy,” and I am appalled by what your [newspaper] deemed acceptable to publish.