By Adam Ashton The News Tribune YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A 360-degree view from Col. Paul Mele’s hilltop vantage point in central Washington’s high desert gave him a lot to smile about this week as a new Army brigade commander.
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly The world shrunk just a tiny bit last Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, as students at the University of Washington (UW) hosted their third ever cultural festival.
By Amir Shah and Kim Gamel The Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan models paraded down a candle-lined catwalk Friday, Feb. 8 as men and women watched from the audience in a restaurant off a muddy street in Kabul.
By Jim Gomez The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf gunmen have freed two Filipino members of a Jordanian TV journalist’s crew who were kidnapped by the al-Qaida-linked militants last year, as they set out to interview the extremists in their jungle lairs in the southern Philippines, police said Sunday, Jan. 31.
The Seattle Rotary Club, the largest Rotary Club in existence, honored former Washington Secretary of State Ralph Munro, as well as six additional members of the Rotary Club International, at a dinner, hosted at the Westin Hotel on Nov. 14. Munro and the team ventured to Africa and South Asia to help eradicate polio. Each […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Staff Sgt. Andrew J. Van Bockel received his sentence for his role in the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Fort Bragg. He was sentenced to two reductions in rank, an official reprimand, and 60 days of hard labor.
By Staff The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — The $42 million high-tech immersion trainer at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows is getting a makeover to go along with a new mission.
By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press TOKYO, JAPAN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people rallied on Sept. 9 against U.S. plans to deploy Osprey hybrid aircraft on a southern Japanese island amid renewed safety concerns.
By Staff The Associated Press FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Another soldier is being punished for his role in the suicide of an Army private, who authorities say killed himself because he was hazed over his Chinese ancestry.
By Staff The Associated Press FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An Army sergeant was sentenced