Months before the presidential election this November, thousands of Americans attended the Democratic and Republican national conventions to nominate their next commander-in-chief.
KumRoon Maksirisombat (he invites you to call him Mr. Mak) is running for the top job at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
Edward Chow, Jr., the son of Seattle civic activist and Chinese community pioneer Ruby Chow, died at his home from pancreatic cancer on July 22.
U.S. Rep. Mark Takai, a war veteran and long-time legislator known for his bright nature and deep commitment to service, died in his home after a months-long battle with cancer.
State Sen. Cyrus Habib was born in Baltimore, Md., to parents who emigrated from Iran. A three-time cancer survivor, Habib lost his eyesight and became fully blind at age 8. Shortly afterwards, his family moved to Bellevue.
Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation held a celebratory graduation dinner on July 14, at Hong Kong Bistro, for 22 students who completed the Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP). SYLP is an all-expense paid program designed for high school youth and college freshmen to develop leadership and communication skills, and to explore their identities as Asian Americans. […]
Capt. Michael Lewis, the commanding officer of the guided-missile submarine USS Ohio, welcomed Vice Adm. Lee Ki-sik, the commander of the Republic of Korea Fleet and his staff on board the Ohio for a tour on July 15. The Ohio is stationed out of Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Ohio is visiting Busan as part of a […]
University of Washington student, Eunice Jung, attended the Korean American Grassroots Conference 2016 in Washington D.C. as a Korean American Coalition (KAC) representative. With 15 other students from Washington State, Jung visited the Senate and the House and shared concerns about immigration, homelessness, the free trade agreement, and diplomatic relations between Korea and the U.S. […]
Edward Wan, who is entering eighth grade student at Seattle’s Lakeside Middle School, won the 2016 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition on July 18. He answered the question, “What is the remainder when 999,999,999 is divided by 32?” in 6.94 seconds. Wan beat 224 participants from across the nation. He received a $25,000 scholarship and a […]
EvergreenHealth has hired an advanced registered nurse practitioner, Mei Su, for its Women’s Gynecological Care practice in Kirkland. Su is fluent in Mandarin and will offer specialized care for both English and Mandarin speaking patients. She will also open Saturday clinics for Mandarin speaking patients starting Sept. 10. Su is a family nurse practitioner with […]