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 […]
By Tom Vu Special for Northwest Asian Weekly It was a joyous moment June 22 that the Seattle City council passed the resolution to recognize the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag as the symbol for the Seattle’s Vietnamese community. Kshama Sawant voted against it with two full pages of argument. She had strong arguments though. […]
On Wednesday, 6/17, 2:00 pm, Councilmember Bruce Harrell will introduce a resolution recognizing the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag as the symbol for Seattle’s Vietnamese community. The Full Council will vote on the legislation on Monday, 6/22, 2:00 pm. Members from the Vietnamese community were invited to be at the committee table to discuss the […]
By Assunta Ng Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s inappropriate and unfair questioning of John Okamoto (now voted in as a councilmember) during the public interview to fill in Sally Clark’s seat, gave me a revelation—the importance of respect. We make wishes during celebration. My wish for May’s Asian Pacific American API Heritage Month is that […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle City Council decided that First Avenue will have the first streetcar route during the July 21 council meeting. City Council will seek $75 million in federal money for the $110 million project.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Restaurant Alliance called it “disappointing,” City Councilmember Kshama Sawant called it a “historic victory,” the immigrant-rights group OneAmerica said it was “a critical first step,” and the International Franchise Association is filing a lawsuit against the City of Seattle — all because Seattle City Council unanimously approved […]
The Seattle Women’s Commission (SWC) is seeking candidates for five vacant seats on the commission. The commission advises the mayor, city council, and city departments on issues that impact women in Seattle.
The increase in gun violence and the shooting at Cafe Racer shook our citizens to the core. For the Asian community living around the area, the incident struck a similar chord to the recent White Center shooting, which left four dead, and other smaller scale shootings that occurred around the ID.
The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 26 to approve the Great Student Initiative (Resolution 31328). Sponsored by Councilmember Bruce Harrell, the Great Student Initiative will serve as a model for the nation in bringing together and maximizing public-private partnerships to help students and families acquire broadband Internet access and technology skills training.
The Seattle Management Association celebrated its 27th Annual Excellence in Management Awards with a banquet at the Columbia Tower Club in Seattle.