By Brad Wong When teenager Jiahao Hu stepped into the International Community Health Services school-based health center in Seattle in September, he spotted a familiar face – Anthony Chen, an ICHS staff member. The two had met during a summer program and Hu, a student at the Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center, had arrived that day […]
What a great couple of weeks! In the last 10 days or so, we saw San Francisco elect its first Asian American mayor, Ed Lee — and he has Seattle roots, too. We also saw Steven Gonzalez appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court by Gov. Chris Gregoire. Gonzalez is only the second Latino justice […]
By Janice Deguchi and Kristina Johnson For Northwest Asian Weekly By 2018, 67 percent of jobs in Washington will require post-secondary education. Today, only 25 percent of King County residents who have a bachelor’s degree or higher were born in Washington state. The City of Seattle elections are quickly approaching, and on the ballot this […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Yale Wong learned life’s most important lessons while growing up in a crowded home in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. “My grandparents, my parents, and my aunt all lived together in one house,” said Wong.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly . The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum sits inside a small building just a few minutes’ drive from the island’s ferry terminal. Inside, it’s a little hard to get around. The museum houses more than 100 years of island history. But the dinging of the bell at the front door […]
For new immigrants, coming to America without knowing the language may sometimes make the experience unpleasant. What can make the situation really worrisome is not being able
Ed Wong, one of the founding members of Kin On, said several members had discussed how to do things for the community. One of the ideas was to start a nursing home.
During these trying economic times, organizations have dealt with budget cuts, often leading to reduced hours of operation and elimination of positions, programs, and services.
For Colleen Fukui-Sketchley, purple and gold symbolizes tradition and draws unity in her family.
In his early 20s, when the local martial arts community referred to him as a “black sheep martial artist” for developing his own unique style called yee jong kune do, he could reach higher than six feet from the ground.