Following the announcement this year that Jim McDermott is retiring and vacating his seat for the 7th Congressional District in Washington state, a group of candidates quickly emerged. Two of the candidates, Pramila Jayapal and Dr. Arun Jhaveri, are members of the API community.
Earlier this month, Seattle served as one of the stops in a race around the world.
No, it wasn’t a reality television show, though the voyage was truly amazing.
In the sixth leg of this eight-leg voyage around the globe, crews left the sailing city of Qingdao, China on March 20. The crews crossed the Pacific Ocean and began docking into Seattle April 15.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Peter Kwon has taken over 100 meetings since he became an official member of the SeaTac City Council this past January. A newcomer to politics, Kwon is learning the ropes of the political process during his first term. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he moved with his parents to […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition we take a look at a snowboarding Phenom, a new Mariner, the Sounders lose a key player and Yao Ming moves closer to Hall of Fame.
“I’m not a white male comedian.” Ed Hill knows himself. Hill, a Taiwanese Canadian, travels all over the world making people laugh. The CanAsian is embarking on a new venture as he simultaneously plans on recording his second comedy album later this month at the Columbia Center Theater in Seattle.
Like many ambitious, young University of Washington students anxious about college exams, third-year junior Jarred Ha studied for a test for the upcoming week, writing down everything he recalled from his class. Except Ha did this from the King County jail as a result of an incident in which he defended himself from an attack near the University of Washington (UW) campus.
Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to a new edition of The Layup Drill! This month, we revisit the great year by Doug Baldwin, a return home for a new Seattle Mariner — and is this the last fight for Manny Pacquiao? Despite coming up short, Seahawks’ Baldwin has a career year The feeling is […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly 2015 was a big year in sports. Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks made it back to the Super Bowl and came one yard from making it back-to-back NFL titles. Let’s quickly move on. May was a big month. The NFL Draft was held this month and University of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly King County District Court Judge Arthur Chapman found probable cause Wednesday to hold 24-year-old Si Phu on investigation of first-degree murder of 14-year-old Christy Nguyen Phu. Judge Chapman order bail be set at $2 million. On the afternoon of Sunday, December 6th, Si Phu allegedly burst into Christy’s room […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Jennifer Choi faces an uncertain future in the United States due to an immigration issue that President Obama attempted to cure but now is muddled in a prolonged legal battle. Choi, 30, who was born in South Korea but came to the United States with her parents at a […]