“We are ready to go,” Gov. Jay Inslee said during last Sunday’s news conference, referring to the COVID-19 vaccine. “We believe that we can take our first shipments hopefully tomorrow and the first vaccinations start in our state safely as early as Tuesday.” The day after this press conference, 3,900 doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly This month, 75 years after the end of World War II, U.S. Congress awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal to the Chinese American veterans of World War II in recognition of their patriotism, loyalty, and courage during a time when our nation denied citizenship to Chinese immigrants. The medal […]
The National Association of Community Health Centers has selected International Community Health Services (ICHS) as one of 20 health centers in 16 states to participate in “Leading Change: Transforming At-Home Care,” a cutting-edge pilot project offering tools for self-care and remote monitoring for better patient health. Twenty high-risk patients from the ICHS Holly Park Clinic […]
Maj. Gen. Sue Mashiko, USAF (Ret.), has been named to a seven-person board of advisors at Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The announcement on Dec. 1 said the board will “provide strategic counsel on the company’s mission to radically reduce the cost of access to space and the utilization […]
On Nov. 29, Chef David Chang, host of the Netflix food series “Ugly Delicious,” became the first celebrity to win ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” Chang is giving his million-dollar prize earnings to the Houston-based Southern Smoke Foundation, an organization that provides emergency funds for employees and business owners in the hospitality industry. […]
The United States Postal Service (USPS) will release a new stamp next year celebrating the Chinese American nuclear physicist Chien-Shiung Wu, and another will honor the estimated 33,000 Japanese Americans who served in World War II. Born in China in 1912, Wu was one of the top physicists of the 20th century, at a time […]
The University of Washington (UW) Sikh Students Association, Blacklisted Since ‘84, members of the Punjabi Sikh community, and their supporters held a demonstration on Dec. 6 in support of the farmers protesting a series of farmer laws in India that leave the livelihood of farmers throughout India at the mercy of corporations. Protestors drove from […]
In a 2003 Sports Illustrated article, Kim Ng, then an assistant general manager with the New York Yankees, was tapped as an individual that would one day be hired as a general manager in Major League Baseball.
“Well, this is a déjà vu from nine months ago,” says Jesse Tiamson, as he surveys the plant-filled room. Musang, the Beacon Hill restaurant Tiamson manages, is entirely empty, save for the staff. Chairs are stacked on top of tables legs up, flipped upside down like the restaurant industry.
As the flame grew, I stretched out my legs under the table, leaned back, and without saying a word, anyone observing could see that I was pretty proud of myself. I could see the headlines: Man conquers the elements.