Marilyn Strickland announced on Dec. 19 that she wants Washington’s open 10th Congressional District seat.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said it was an “honor and a disappointment” to be the only non-white candidate on the debate stage on Dec. 19.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “I am happy that the Department of Neighborhoods finally made the right decision,” said Faye Hong, about the announcement last week to reject the challenge to November’s International Special Review District (ISRD) election. InterIm brought on the challenge, alleging, “The will of many voters was unfairly compromised.” Hong, who […]
Every year, we celebrate the many achievements of Asians around the world. From the local food scene, to historic political achievements, to representation wins in the media, this list highlights 10 of those amazing accomplishments.
The yəhaw̓ Curatorial Team of Satpreet Kahlon, Tracy Rector, and Asia Tail, and Rep. Pramila Jayapal were named among Seattle’s Most Influential People 2019 by Seattle Magazine. Also included in a “Ones to Watch” list were Aparna Rae and Sage Ke‘alohilani Quiamno, founders of Future For Us, an organization committed to advancing women of color […]
The University of Washington (UW) Foster School of Business held its annual Impact Awards on Dec. 5 at The Westin Seattle. Lawrence Kimura was awarded the Accenture Student Consultant of the Year award. The event also celebrated 25 influential people who have helped to build and shape the Consulting and Business Development Center. They included […]
A reception honoring the service of outgoing Seattle City Councilmembers Sally Bagshaw, Bruce Harrell, Mike O’Brien, and Abel Pacheco was held on Dec. 12 at City Hall. Bagshaw served for nine years; Harrell, 12 years; O’Brien, nine years; and Abel Pacheco, seven months — he was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Rob Johnson.
Seattle native and chef Angie Mar will serve as Renton Technical College (RTC)’s Celebrity Chef at two events on Jan. 28. Mar is the owner and executive chef of the Beatrice Inn in Manhattan. She is celebrating the release of her new cookbook, “Butcher + Beast: Mastering the Art of Meat,” and she will prepare […]
Lloyd Hara celebrated his 80th birthday on Dec. 8 at a friend’s home in Queen Anne. Approximately 60 friends and family members attended the party. Before his retirement, Hara served as Seattle Port Commissioner, Seattle City Treasurer, and King County Assessor. He also founded the Seattle International District Rotary Club and is a past president […]
A permanent historical exhibit opened on Dec. 10 in the lobby of the International Community Health Services (ICHS) flagship clinic. The collection of early documents, photos, and artifacts memorializes a rapidly-disappearing Chinatown-International District, as it tells the story of the health center. The exhibit was made possible by an $80,000 grant from Historic South Downtown […]