John Lee is running for Council Position #6 in Bothell. He grew up in Bothell, is a former UW Husky and obtained his MBA from Seattle University. According to his campaign website, John is concerned with the issues that come with growth in Bothell and supports building infrastructure to keep up with growing needs. He […]
Kyoko Matsumoto Wright Kyoko Matsumoto Wright, a Coldwell Banker Bain broker, has been appointed to a second six-year term on Washington state’s Real Estate Commission. First appointed to the commission in 2009 by then-Gov. Christine Gregoire, Wright was renamed earlier this month by Gov. Jay Inslee and now will serve until 2021. Wright says, “I […]
By Assunta Ng On May 20, three women were invited by Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu’s swearing-in ceremony. One of them was political guru Ruth Woo.
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 Kendee Yamaguchi, currently an assistant attorney general; the director of policy,
Julien Loh was hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene’s Washington State office, officially starting January 2013. The aide of former Mayor Greg Nickels and former Gov. Christine Gregoire, Loh graduated from Mercer Island high school and Western Washington University. (end)
By Assunta Ng Will the next Port Commissioner be a male or female? Maybe a person of color? A labor advocate or community college trustee? Will it be someone from Seattle? Auburn?
By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly It was a good night for Democrats in Washington.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly At a somewhat hectic point in her life, Yoshie Wong decided to run for a Senate seat to represent the 28th district. Soon after, she took on a massive juggling act, balancing her life between her full-time job as a marriage and family therapist and managing a large campaign. […]