Initial votes are in. As of August 5 voting preliminary tallies for King County Asian American primary candidates are: Seattle District 2 Bruce Harrell 62.15% Seattle District 3 Kshwama Sawant 49.90% Pamela Banks 35.29% Seattle District 5 Debadutta Dash 5.54% City of Bothell, Council Position No. 6 John Lee 28.69% Hira Singh 27.50% City of […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The City Council has found a replacement for Sally Clark’s recently vacated position on City Council. John Okamoto was voted in April 27. He was supported by Sally Bagshaw, Tom Rasmussen, Bruce Harrell, Jean Godden, and Tim Burgess. The other API candidates vying for the position included Sharon Maeda and […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Martial artist, movie star, father, husband, cha-cha champion.
We truly hope the new police chief, Kathleen O’Toole, will bring some needed changes to the realm of crime and safety here in Seattle town, especially in the Chinatown-International District, which has seen a spate of violence of late. Beyond the increasing number of purse and cell phone snatchings, a couple of recent shootings in […]
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at Seward Park on June 28 for the 24th annual Walk for Rice
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Following the “$15 Now” signs carried by demonstrators in downtown Seattle last February, there are new signs on the proposed $15 minimum wage with the words, “SAVE IMMIGRANT JOBS AND SMALL BUSINESSES.”
By Assunta Ng It is not easy to choose the next Seattle mayor. I can tell you why you should vote for Mayor Mike McGinn. I could also give you reasons why you should go with Sen. Ed Murray. However, I do have concerns with both candidates. After watching three mayoral forums, I have to […]
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.
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: The original version of this article omitted Seattle City Council Candidate Kshama Sawant. Eight API candidates, six of whom are female, look to make waves in the August primary
Seattle City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell was inducted to the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame on May 10 for his time as a linebacker for the University of Washington Huskies football team. Harrell accepted a football scholarship to play at the University of Washington from 1976 to 1979. In 1979, Harrell received […]