To thank Lt. Governor Brad Owen and his wife Linda for their contributions to the Asian community, the Northwest Asian Weekly hosted a celebratory dinner in his honor.
King County Executive Dow Constantine submitted three names to the King County Council today for consideration to fill the vacancy left by the election of Councilmember Bob Ferguson as state attorney general.
Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd District, is among the 5 finalists to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat when he vacates it in January, announced the office of King County Executive Dow Constantine on Friday, Dec. 21. The other four finalists are Rod Dembowski, Will Hall, Keith Scully, and Chuck […]
Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd Legislative District, is one of 13 residents who have applied to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat, when he vacates it on Jan. 16, 2013. Ryu was re-elected by a landslide 76–23 percent victory in the November election. King County Executive Dow Constantine will name […]
By Ron Chew For Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS), the largest Asian Pacific Islander health care organization in the Pacific Northwest, recently announced plans to develop a new medical-dental clinic in Shoreline.
The night of Nov. 6 was not just a big night for Asian and Pacific Americans nationally. It was also a big night for APAs at the state level.
Both gubernatorial candidates have heavily courted the Asian and Asian Pacific community’s support this year. They
By Assunta Ng Recently, I received a list of Washington State Delegation delegates for the Democratic National Convention (DNC). More than 150 delegates are represented, 10 percent of which are Asian Americans, including Sofia Aragon, Robert Chu, Ruthann Kurose, Rep. Cindy Ryu, Ricardo Polintan, Nisha Nariya, Edward Song, Louis Watanabe, Rep. Bob Hasegawa, Noland Hoshino, […]
By Will Livesley-O’Neill Northwest Asian Weekly API candidates around the Puget Sound region faced their first test on Tuesday in Washington’s primary and special election. Some will
This fall, Washington voters will be asked to approve Referendum 74 to keep our state’s historic new law, which allows committed gay and lesbian couples to marry. As community leaders, we are reaching out today to start a conversation about the freedom to marry. This conversation is deeply rooted in our experiences, our values and […]