Now we know this upcoming election season isn’t as big as last year’s presidential election, but that does not mean we should fall into complacency.
Your story on the race for King County Executive, “Dow vs. Phillips” (issue 31, July 25–31) was uneven.
In fairness, it should have included Larry Phillips’ actual record of support for the API community. It’s also important to know who has endorsed him [which the story did not do].
Wishing someone well in a new job can either be a cause for a celebration or an opportunity for good-natured ribbing.
To the Editor: [I would like to] thank [Mark Lee] for [his] article about Susan Hutchison, candidate for King County Executive (which appeared in issue 23 on May 23). I would not have known about her lawsuit regarding replacement “from the prime news anchor spots with an Asian female who is substantially younger.”
On April 24, community members came together at the Westin Hotel in Seattle to celebrate Ron Sims, King County Executive and soon-to-be deputy secretary of Housing and Urban Development, at an event called “Ron Sims Appreciation Soiree.”
The Great Leader, Great Mentor Reception was held at the World Trade International Center in Seattle on April 8 by National Urban Fellows (NUF).
The field for a prospective appointment as King County Executive was narrowed to four as members of the Metropolitan King County Council submitted the names for evaluation by a Blue-Ribbon Committee, which is has two Asian American members, Sharon Maeda and Ted Choi Tam, on Monday, April 13.