Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee, the first ethnic mayor for the City, will end his two-year term on Jan. 6. He’s also the only person of color at the City Council. Lee, 74, wants to be mayor again for another two years. The trouble is that five other Bellevue council members are also interested in the […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee has been on the city council for 20 years. Put another way, that’s over 7,300 days, or over 175,000 hours, or over 1 million minutes. To say the least, Lee has put in a lot of time in his job, and now he’s running for […]
Over 30 candidates vying for political office attended the 4th annual Sea Beez Ethnic Media–Candidates Meet and Greet at the Nagomi Tea House on Aug. 15 in an effort to introduce themselves to communities of color. Candidates made it to the International District from as far away as Fircrest to make one minute speeches and […]
Bellevue hosted an installation ceremony on July 29, celebrating the sister city relationship between Bellevue and Hualien, Taiwan. Over 200 people attended the event.The ceremony was attended by multiple dignitaries, including Rep. Adam Smith, Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee, multiple Bellevue City Councilmembers, Hualien First Lady Zhang Mei-Hui, and numerous business and government leaders from Taiwan. […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As the primary approaches, Seattle’s mayoral candidates are making a strong push for votes as recent polls still show that 25 percent of Seattle’s voters are still undecided.
Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee filed to run for Bellevue City Council–Position 2, his current council seat, the week of May 13. He held his first fundraiser on May 29, and, according to filings with the state of Washington, has raised $15,875.
Kin On hosted their second annual Karaoke Fundraiser on May 19 at China Harbor Restaurant, raising proceeds towards the expansion and renovation of the organization’s properties.
Though politicians were plentiful at the March 31 event honoring Lt. Governor Brad Owen, it wasn’t a political affair. Rather, the Sunday dinner was about fun and celebration.
By Assunta Ng It was tough for Rob McKenna’s supporters to accept defeat. These folks had poured their heart, money, and time into his campaign.
I never won anything in my whole life, be it lottery tickets, raffle drawings, or other types of gambling. At events, my husband and I are often the first to leave, never bothering to wait for raffle drawing results. You have to be present to win on most occasions.