Sadness, anger, and frustration were just some of the emotions from a community meeting with the Seattle City Police, and state and city officials, to update citizens on the search for the killer of community activist Donnie Chin.
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King County Det. Jessica Santos is the person sex offenders turn to when they don’t want to commit a crime. She’s one of the few Asian American faces at the King County Sheriff’s Office, and a single mother.
On June 13, at its E3 press conference this year, Microsoft announced the launch of new Xbox hardware, a litany of news on a handful of exclusive franchises and sequels — Gears of War 4, ReCore, Forza Horizon 3 — and more, amid a fever pitch of buzz leading up to announcement.
In a surprising twist to the ongoing conflict at the Green River College, Dr. Eileen Ely has resigned as president, effective June 16.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In politics, money matters. So do connections. When money and connections merge, you get VIP treatment at Gov. Jay Inslee’s campaign dinner on June 24 in downtown Seattle, seeing President Obama up close. Ben Zhang, CEO of Greater China Industries, bought a table for $5,000 as a gold sponsor. […]
In a 4-4 decision on June 23 by the U.S. Supreme Court, President Obama’s executive actions for immigration relief remain blocked. “The Supreme Court … failed to act on the opportunity to allow implementation of vital relief programs for nearly 5 million people, including more than 400,000 Asian American immigrants,” said Mee Moua, president and […]
Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray, joined by City Councilmembers and community leaders, signed a proclamation on June 16, to rename International Children’s Park in honor of the late community advocate Donnie Chin.
The University of Washington (UW)’s women’s golf team won its first national championship this May in Eugene, Ore. Senior Ying Luo and freshmen Wenyung Keh and Sarah Rhee helped lead the team to a memorable victory.
On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0 moment magnitude earthquake struck approximately 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince.