On the way to her office, she must pass under the ranked row of photographs — former superintendents. They seem to glower across the lobby of the Seattle School District’s main office, as if unhappy and cognizant of the short tenure each served. Her predecessor served for four years. Many served less. Some only served for one year.
An audience of 200 gathered to hear insights from storyteller and author Thi Bui on her graphic novel, “The Best We Could Do.” The event was facilitated by local Seattleite and Vietnamese community member Julie Pham.
By RACHEL LA CORTE The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington is poised to become the first state to establish an employee-paid program creating an insurance benefit to help offset the costs of long-term care, a step advocates say will help an aging population that is likely not prepared for the increasing costs needed […]
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 […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) will honor Sam Wan, former CEO of Kin On Health Care Center, and the Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), a longtime nonprofit partner, with the Bamboo Award for Health at its Bloom Gala on April 27. ICHS Foundation Executive Director Ron Chew said Wan and SCIDpda “exemplify […]
Captain Wu Huimin is the first Asian master of a Royal Caribbean International ship, commanding the Voyager of the Seas since Nov. 23, 2018. Huimin first joined Royal Caribbean in 2014. “As captain, my objective is to deliver top-notch service to our guests and ensure that they arrive at their destination safely,” said Huimin. Huimin […]
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) held its Sapphire Anniversary Celebration on April 13 — observing 45 years of service to the APA community. Diane Narasaki, who served as the executive director of Asian Counseling and Referral Service for over 24 years, was honored with a lifetime achievement award. And former […]
Susan Lee has been named the president of the Seattle Lee Family Association — the first woman to hold that position. In addition, among the Lee chapters in the United States, there has been no woman Lee president. Her vision is to provide a “home away from home space for Lee young adults” aged 18-25. […]
The only dry cleaning business in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is closing at the end of this month. Located on 652 South Dearborn Street, Spic ’n Span Cleaners will close its doors on April 30. Calls to the property owner, Gerald Ostroff, to find out about future plans for the space, went unanswered.
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure […]