By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Anyone who’s been in this community for any period of time, knows that Donnie Chin was beloved. And when he was killed, it really put a hole in the heart of this community. If you were mayor, starting at the beginning of your administration, what would you do specifically […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan issued a statement on Aug. 22, on her continued opposition to Cary Moon’s proposal to tax “foreign buyers” after a Seattle Times story came out, which revealed that the Seattle City Attorney’s Office declared the proposal “illegal” and the “King County assessor has denounced the […]
For the first time in almost a century, Seattle will elect a female mayor. Jenny Durkan is currently leading with Cary Moon and Nikkita Oliver not far behind. All first-time candidates. All women. In the early 20th century, the campaign for women’s suffrage and prohibition issues brought women into the public sphere. With the passage […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The cheers and jeers at the Mayoral Candidate Forum were just some of the many sounds that could be heard at the pre-election, public event at the Nagomi Tea House. Ten candidates for the chief executive’s job in Seattle attended a forum on June 22 specifically for the city’s […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Candidates running for Seattle mayor have been invited to speak about issues that affect the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. Gary Bose, Tiniell Cato, Jenny Durkan, Jessyn Farrell, Bob Hasegawa, Mike McGinn, Cary Moon, James Norton, Larry Oberto, and Nikkita Oliver have confirmed they will be present at the June […]
When the first woman received her license to practice law 120 years ago, society was in awe. Nowadays, when women become successful in the justice system, people acknowledge their contributions with rounds of applause.