“This is a real cultural tragedy,” said Nate Miles about Keiro Northwest’s recent announcement that it is closing its nursing home and other facilities.
Today — at the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike Ceremony marking the completion of the transcontinental railroad — is a day to commemorate the achievement of the railroads and railroad workers who risked everything to make the Transcontinental Railroad a reality.
Greetings. I am a descendant of a Chinese railroad worker, an American, and speaking about American history.
It’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), a full month of celebrating our community’s culture, history, and traditions, while looking towards the future. APAHM came about when Congress passed a resolution in 1978 to designate a week to celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. May was chosen because it’s when the first […]
A Chinese family allegedly paid a whopping $6.5 million to crooked college prep adviser William “Rick” Singer in the nationwide admissions scandal — but still haven’t been charged in the case, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal last month. The family wasn’t identified in the report, but the paper does reveal the […]
Over a lunch of all-you-can-eat sushi, a friend excitedly pulled out his cell phone and showed me an animated Chinese lesson his daughters were using to learn Mandarin. In the lesson, a river flowed through a Chinese landscape.
This week on April 24, Tiger Woods, 43, made history. He won another Masters Tournament — the 15th major one of his entire career — but notably, his first major win in more than a decade. It was a decade filled with controversy and setbacks — professional and personal. Woods, the son of Thai mother […]
Port of Seattle Commission President Courtney Gregoire said earlier this month that she will not run for re-election this fall. Her position 2 term ends at the end of 2019. The Port of Seattle is governed by five commissioners who serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 […]
Japan may lose its first tennis superstar — Naomi Osaka. The 21-year-old currently holds U.S. and Japanese citizenship. However, by Japanese law, anyone with dual citizenship must choose whether they want to retain or give up their Japanese passport when they turn 22. For Osaka, that moment-of-truth is coming up in six months — Oct. […]
By Sam Cho Board of Directors, Asian Pacific Americans for Civic Empowerment Commissioner with the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs History is repeating itself on affirmative action. Except this time, it feels different. Perhaps it’s because of the national attention around the lawsuit against Harvard. Or maybe it’s because Washington state is wrestling with […]