“There is a lot to be done. COVID-19 economic recovery, racial inequity. It’s humbling to see that, for my candidacy as a woman who is half Korean and half Black, the enthusiasm extends beyond the district…What it means to finally have representation—that’s a big deal that sometimes gets overlooked,” Marilyn Strickland told the Northwest Asian Weekly.
Here are the Northwest Asian Weekly publisher’s choices for the Nov. 3, 2020 November election ballot. FEDERAL President/Vice President Joseph R. Biden / Kamala D. Harris Congressional District 7, U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal Congressional District 8, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative Adam Smith Congressional District 10, U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland STATE […]
King County Elections (KCE) tweeted on Oct. 20 that it picked up an estimated 164,000 ballots from drop boxes in the first five days after mailing out the ballots. “That’s more than 10x the previous record and is AMAZING. Keep ’em coming! We’re now picking up at least twice a day at all boxes with […]
Here’s a look at all the AAPI candidates who are on the November ballot.
One person suffered a minor stab wound after what Renton police described as “mutual combat” at a Sikh temple on Oct. 18. Officer Chris Greenwade said dozens of members of Gurudwara Singh Sabha temple were fighting with each other. Facebook live footage from Fastway Channel USA shows paramedics treating at least two men—one with a […]
When they read the report by OIR Group that looked into how the King County Sheriff’s Office handled the investigation into Tommy Le’s death, the Le family was surprised to read how much appeared to be working in favor of the sheriff’s department and the involved deputies, Tommy Le’s aunt Uyen Le said.
The Wing Luke Museum reopened to the general public on Oct. 7. They are open at a limited capacity between Wednesdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. “We have been carefully and thoughtfully planning for the reopening based on recommendations of relevant state, local, and federal regulations and guidelines,” it states on its website. […]
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce (SWKCC) Staff and Board of Directors announced on Oct. 5 the finalists for its 2020 Business Awards. Julien Loh of Puget Sound Energy and David Wasielewski of Din Tai Fung are finalists for the Corporate Citizen of the Year award. The winners will be announced during the Business Awards […]
Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) helds its first ever virtual Night Market on Oct. 1—in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Emceed by John Chen and KIRO 7’s Patranya Bhoolsuwan, the program included trivia games in which Facebook live audience members won prizes. The audience were also treated to a craft lantern demonstration, dance performances, […]
Serving as the ambassador and spokesperson for the 2021 HBO Visionaries program is Jamie Chung. “I’m so honored to be an ambassador for the HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries (APAV) Short Film Competition,” said Chung. “It’s a great opportunity for the next generation of Asian American storytellers to showcase their work and tell meaningful authentic […]