By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly Around the end of every year, there is a lot of conversation about how nice it would be if everyone maintained year-round the spirit of generosity and goodwill that is so prevalent during times of festivity. At the Northwest Asian Weekly’s annual Top Contributors Dinner on Dec. 6, it […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY King County Elections certified the results for recounts for City Council positions in Redmond, Mercer Island, and Bothell on Dec. 6. The victor in the Redmond City Council Position 1 race was Varisha Khan, a second-generation Pakistani American, after a machine recount on Dec. 5. Khan beat three-term incumbent Hank […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly It was doing what she hated that led her to doing what she loves. Janice Deguchi is three months into her job as executive director of Neighborhood House, one of the oldest social service organizations in Seattle. She’s been the leader of a number of nonprofits, transforming them in […]
By SARA BURNETT CHICAGO (AP) — Businessman Andrew Yang qualified on Dec. 10 to participate in next week’s Democratic presidential debate, making him the seventh candidate to make the stage in Los Angeles—and the only person of color. The 44-year-old entrepreneur received 4 percent in a national poll by Quinnipiac University, meeting the polling threshold […]
If you read this newspaper’s front page story, you saw that InterIm is challenging the results of the recent International Special Review District (ISRD) election.
Citing “multiple election irregularities,” InterIm Community Development Association is challenging the results of last month’s International Special Review Board District (ISRD) election.
“Ju Ju,” or Golden Pearl, the Chinese Art Pig who toured the region this year to celebrate the Year of the Pig, has found her home at Pike Place Market. To kick-off this year’s holiday lighting ceremony on Nov. 30, the International Lion Dance Martial Arts Team led a drumming procession followed by the lighting […]
Peter Peng and John Zhang donated a Thanksgiving dinner to seniors at the House of Hong on Nov. 3. Organized by Seniors in Action Foundation, more than 500 people attended. Each guest received a gift of different Asian sauces and a can of tea leaves. Two centenarians—King Wong and Ngook Hong Lee Huie—walked on stage […]
Outgoing Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell received a long standing ovation on Nov. 22 during the 2019 Annual Breakfast of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. The event, held at The Westin Hotel in, Seattle, raised more than $400,000 to empower the community and change the lives of the individuals, one family at a […]