By Ben Nuckols and Gene Johnson Associated Press President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was scheduled to be scrutinized in federal courtrooms across the country on March 15. In Maryland, a U.S. judge was expected to hear arguments from the American Civil Liberties Union and others who want to stop the new directive and more […]
With over 25 years of experience in airport operation and management, Lance Lyttle is something of a world traveler himself.
Diversity is a broad word at Edmonds Community College (ECC). So diverse that it even covers former inmates.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly We explore the issue of diversity through the lens of three different people and perspectives. All look to the common goal of serving and including all in developing a better community. Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce seeks input from all “As we look at this region, we think […]
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle is home to many well-known musicians, such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, etc. There is also a special place for classical musicians in the Emerald City. Home to internationally acclaimed and one of America’s leading symphony orchestras, the Seattle Symphony is […]
By Arlene Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY An overflow crowd of about 500 people packed the Kent Lutheran Church on March 11 for the “Love Not Hate Community Unity” event. Shocked by the March 3 shooting of a Sikh man in an alleged hate crime, organizers who had hoped for a turnout of 100 people […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Goal setting at an early age helps young adults take advantage of their time, not waste it. Lawson Wong, 18, is a high school senior who has dreamed of going to only one college. He’s been wearing crimson red T-shirts, sweatshirts, and a hoodie with his college’s […]
Eight Puget Sound-area residents were honored on Feb. 25 at the 2017 Asian American Engineer of the Year award ceremonies at the Westin Hotel Bellevue. The awards recognize Asian Americans who have made outstanding contributions as scientists, engineers, and corporate leaders. This year’s recipients from our region for the Asian American Engineer of […]
Known for his humor, kindness, and humility, Bishop Oscar Azarcon Solis is the new leader of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City. The 63-year-old was born in the Philippines and ordained as a priest in 1979. He was transferred to the United States in 1984, and in 2004 became the first Filipino American bishop […]
A former city of Kent employee, Satwinder Kaur, announced on March 1 that she will run for the Kent City Council Position No. 2 to replace Jim Berrios starting in 2018. Kaur worked as an executive assistant with the City Council in 2012 and 2013. “I would like to be a voice of all Kent […]