The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce held its annual Lunar New Year dinner on Feb. 21. Three-hundred-sixty people attended the event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, including Seattle Deputy Mayor Mike Fong and Assistant Police Chief Adrian Diaz. The International Lion Dance Team performed a lion dance.
Surviving members of the 1978-79 SuperSonics returned to Seattle for a 40th year anniversary reunion of their NBA championship. Former Governor Gary Locke welcomed the team at Chihuly Gardens on Feb. 7, at an event emceed by Mimi Gan. Just two starters, Jack Sikma and Gus Williams, are still living. They were joined by Coach […]
Kim-Khanh Van, an attorney and married mother of two, is running for a Renton City Council seat. A refugee from Vietnam, Van said she is running “because I want to make every one of our neighborhoods safe — it’s unacceptable that we now live in one of the top 10 most unsafe places in the […]
Shin Lim, a Canadian American magician, earned the first-place trophy on the finale of the 2019 “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” on Feb. 18 Lim was already ecstatic when he won the AGT title back in September 2018. Now, months later, his card tricks have once again led him to victory. Filipino American singer Angelica […]
Marcus Naylor was sworn in last month as a judge for King County’s Northeast District Court in Redmond. Naylor started his public defense work at the Northwest Defenders Association as a licensed legal intern in 1992, before the agency was a part of King County. When he left King County in late December, he capped […]
Sea-Tac Airport got into the Lunar New Year spirit on Feb. 19 with a kickoff celebration. The airport celebrated the forthcoming openings of Caffe D’arte and Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen, both locally and Asian-owned concessionaires at the new North Satellite Modernization Project. It was followed by a performance by the Mak Fai Washington Kung Fu Club […]
A proposed bill would establish October as Filipino American History Month in the state of Washington.
The Wing Luke Museum held its annual Lunar New Year Celebration & Fair on Feb. 2.
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.