By Assunta Ng Former Seattleite Shuko Hara, mother of King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, is 98 and now living in Delaware to be close to her daughter.
“It’s remarkable that the Asian Weekly is celebrating their 30th anniversary. The paper not only keeps the community informed of what’s going in the Asian community, but it also helps to educate the legislature to be aware of the issues important to the community.” — Sen. Paull Shin “As an active member of the […]
King County Assessor Lloyd Hara has established an Endowed Graduate Student Support Fund at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs. The support fund is aimed at students who have academic merit, who are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and who have experience with diverse cultures. The fund is also aimed at students committed […]
A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue for Jimmy Locke, who passed away on Jan. 5 in Seattle. Locke was a veteran
Approximately 350 people came to Executive Development Institute’s 2010 Leadership Community Picnic held at Lake Boren Park in Newcastle.
In Seattle, the weather is the boss. For those of you who didn’t participate in the Walk for Rice because you thought it might rain, well, the weather fooled you.
The Seattle Times recently interviewed King County Assessor Lloyd Hara about undervalued properties in the Greater Seattle area. Recently, I was invited
Hey, King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, can I lower my property taxes this year since real estate has gone down the drain?
In a year of recession gloom, business closures, and newspapers dying in droves — why are we, a small paper, still here? Why didn’t we fear that Northwest Asian Weekly would be next? Why didn’t we blame the competition that caused us so much grief, such as Craigslist and other Internet advertising? Why do we feel lucky, energized, and strengthened by the economic turmoil?
“This dinner is not a town hall meeting,” joked Assunta Ng, founder of the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, the event’s organizer, referring to the celebration dinner held at the House of Hong on Dec. 4 honoring Dow Constantine, Martha Choe, Lloyd Hara, Mike McGinn, and John Okamoto. They were named the 2009 Top Contributors to the Asian Community by the Northwest Asian Weekly. This year’s theme was “Diversity at the Top.”