Gene Moy is proud to tell you that he’s 102 years old (103 in April). Obviously, it’s a worthy accomplishment for the former World War II veteran.
Outside his house, there is wavy grass on the sidewalk. A pile of chairs rides atop the driveway. Behind them, hidden from the street, are signs, stacked together that say: “Larry Gossett for King County Council.”
As she gazes across the room, her look becomes one of longing. The older Japanese woman she is watching has hair like wisps of snow. She is gently fondling silk handkerchiefs and bric-a-brac with the care of a mother.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is scheduled to attend a fundraising dinner at the Seattle home of spine surgeon and entrepreneur Jeffrey Roh this month. Roh is the CEO of IntuitiveX and has over 15 years of experience as an inventor, angel investor, and serial entrepreneur. Dr. Roh is also […]
Wataru “Wat” Misaka, the first player of Japanese descent to play in the league that was the predecessor to the NBA, has died. He was 95. The University of Utah athletics department said in a Nov. 21 news release that Misaka died on Nov. 20 in Salt Lake City. He grew up in Ogden, Utah. […]
On Nov. 14, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee met with a delegation from Nepal led by Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung and Attorney General Rajendra Ghimire. Gurung proposed to establish sister-city relations between Washington state and Nepal’s Gandaki province. “There are many commonalities between Washington state and our province,” Gurung said, stating the […]
A student team from the University of Washington (UW) won the Graduate Runner-Up award at the Collegiate Inventors Competition last month. Finalist teams (five undergraduate and five graduate), consisting of 23 students from 11 colleges and universities across the United States, received an all-expenses-paid trip to the competition held in Alexandria, Va. The UW team […]
Xinh Dwelley was honored at a gala in Shelton on Nov. 23, when the Mason General Hospital Foundation (MGHF) presented her with the 2019 Flame Award. MGHF Board President Whitney Jones called Dwelley “one of those people who has given so generously and so joyously to the Mason County community.” Dwelley’s talent for food and […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Ranked dead last for talk time during the Nov. 20 Democratic presidential debate —Andrew Yang is accusing MSNBC of “suppressing” him and “ignoring” his campaign. According to a New York Times analysis, Yang spoke for less time (6 minutes, 48 seconds) than any other candidate on the stage. The […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Upon first inspection, it is merely a box, and a small one, at that. But upon opening, it contains what looks like a cross between a fanny pack and a g-string. In fact, what millions of people, in China and now in the United States, have discovered is that […]