On July 17, community members gathered to celebrate the 40th Annual InterIm CDA’s 40th summer pig roast potluck and the Danny Woo Community Garden. Deputy Mayor, Hyeok Kim, poses for a picture after reading the Seattle Mayor’s proclamation honoring Bob Santos and the Danny Woo Community Garden . The annual summer pig roast potluck gathered […]
Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim of Seattle invited Northwest Asian Weekly’s summer youth leadership program to have lunch at City Hall this summer. Our kids have no social status. They still have to do something to prove their worth. Yet, Kim sent me an email to invite our kids this summer back in March! I was […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Oregon has the Willamette Falls Navigation and Locks, and now Seattle has its beloved Panama Hotel as the city’s first National Treasure. There are approximately 60 buildings, neighborhoods, post offices, even ships (the Delta Queen in Mississippi) declared National Treasures, and now Seattle has its own national treasure in […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly She works as the eyes and ears for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and likes engaging with people. Mayor Murray
The Korean American Coalition of Washington hosted a reception to celebrate the appointments of Seattle Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim, Federal Way Chief of Police Andy Hwang, and King County Superior Court Judge John Chun.
InterIm Community Development Authority (InterIm CDA) has named Andrea Akita as its new acting executive director while the group searches for a permanent director. Its former executive director, Hyeok Kim, has taken a position as one of Mayor Ed Murray’s two deputy mayors for Seattle. Akita joined InterIm CDA last fall as the director of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Mayor-elect Ed Murray answered questions concerning the Asian Pacific Islander community at a luncheon on Monday,
December has been a great month for Asian Americans in Seattle. First, Mayor-elect Ed Murray selected three Asian Americans for leadership positions. Then, in a surprising twist of fate, Mia Su-Ling Gregerson was appointed to the state House of Representatives. No one expected that. Murray’s addition of Aaliyah Gupta, Mike Fong, and Hyeok Kim to his […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray has announced key staff roles and hires within the Office of the Mayor and named several new City department head appointments.