Ami Nguyen announced on Feb. 12 that she is running for the Seattle City Council in District 3.
A dinner reception to welcome Harsh Vardhan Shringla, the new Indian Ambassador, took place on Feb. 7 at Shringla’s residence in Washington, D.C.
On Feb. 5, Kobey Chew, 17, of Kirkland, and Mehr Grewal, 11, of Bellevue, were named Washington’s top two youth volunteers of 2019 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.
Keiro Northwest held its annual Lunar New Year dinner on Feb. 2. Six-hundred-fifty people attended the event at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington.
On Feb. 2, more than 100 people gathered at the south entrance to the new 99 tunnel for the opening ceremony. Commuters opened the three-day festivities with an 8K race that took participants through the new four-lane tunnel and over the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Renée Cheng joined the University of Washington on Jan. 1 as new dean of the UW College of Built Environments.
Elsie Yotsuuye Taniguchi was just 5 years old when she and her family were forced from their home and into Camp Harmony, a Japanese internment camp, at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.
Young Filipino American professionals from 15 cities, representing 16 universities and colleges, were in Seattle on Jan. 26 for the annual National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) Empowering Pilipino Youth through Collaboration (EPYC) leadership development retreat.
Kenzo “Gunner” Moriguchi passed away on Jan. 14 in Seattle. He was 85 years old. The eldest of seven children, Moriguchi grew up in Tacoma until World War II, when he and his family were sent to a Japanese internment camp at Tule Lake in California. After the war, they relocated to Seattle. In 1956, […]
As the co-chairs of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered remarks on Jan. 29 at the Chinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony.