Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list.
The Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) has broken ground on its latest $30 million expansion project. The organization last celebrated the renovation of its main building in May 2008.
A Pierce County, Wash., man is suing the makers of vape pods and vape pens claiming the products left him wheezing, breathless, and hospitalized earlier this month.
Many say his most significant accomplishment has been to position Renton as a leading example of one of the most diverse cities in the nation. The city has been keeping up with the growth spurt of the population which doubled since 2006, crossing 100,000 in 2019.
Authorities identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured.
SEATTLE, WA — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has weathered strong criticism for their decision to confer the Global Goalkeeper award to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi. This award celebrates political leaders who demonstrate a commitment to development through impactful work. At a time when Modi’s government has grossly undermined the constitutional rights of […]
The Seattle Mariners bestowed the Franchise Achievement Award on Ichiro Suzuki on Sept. 14. The former American League MVP and Rookie of the Year played 14 years for the Mariners in two stints. He retired following a two-game series against the Oakland Athletics in Japan at the start of this season, after 28 years at […]
The Before Columbus Foundation announced the winners of the 40th Annual American Book Awards on Sept. 10. The AAPI winners are: Frank Abe and Floyd Cheung (editors) John Okada: The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy (University of Washington Press) May-lee Chai Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories (Blair) The winners will […]
Nearly 200 ‘superheroes’ of all ages reunited with caregivers on Sept. 7 at Overlake Medical Center’s annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion. The former NICU patients, along with nurses, doctors, and volunteers were invited to wear their favorite superhero costumes. Mrs. Incredible made an appearance. Among those in attendance were 11-year-old Kai Abrahamsen and […]
Approximately 100 people attended a retirement party for Mark Okazaki on Sept. 13 at Neighborhood House High Point Center. That day was also his last day as Neighborhood House executive director. Former King County executive Ron Sims was among the guests, along with former colleagues, who gave speeches. Under Okazaki’s leadership, Neighborhood House quadrupled its […]