Mayor Ed Murray announced plans on April 30 to create the Seattle Votes campaign, a comprehensive effort to significantly increase civic engagement among immigrants, refugees, and communities of color in Seattle. The campaign aims to increase voter registration, voter participation, and advocacy. “Engaging immigrants in the civic life of our City is critical to the […]
Mayor Ed Murray tested out the first of the new First Hill streetcars Friday, March 27. The baby-blue street car was tested on the Jackson route in the International District. Mayor Murray and news media were invited to get on board. The project cost $134 million. There are currently 30 electrician and machinists Pacifica […]
The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners recently announced it would be hosting a public hearing regarding a proposed change to the Parks Code of Conduct which would prohibit smoking in all public parks in the city of Seattle. The special public hearing will take place on Thursday, April 16, to take comments on a […]
Members of local ethnic media had a chance to meet and mingle with each other, Mayor Ed Murray, and other city officials on Sept. 18. The event took place in the the Betty Jane Narver
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Over a hundred people showed up for Mayor Ed Murray’s “Find it, Fix it” International District community walk last Thursday. There was a combination of residents, business owners, community leaders, and media.
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
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As Saigon fell during the end of the Vietnam War, the chaos of people trying to leave the country tore families apart, as most sought to escape
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Mayor Ed Murray called for an ethnic media press conference to introduce Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole at City Hall on June 25. However, Murray later cancelled O’Toole’s participation “due to a last minute schedule change” two hours before the conference was to begin. Instead, Murray spoke and took […]
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and Mayor Murray present a $4,000 check to Northwest Harvest On May 15, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee made good on his NFC Championship wager with Mayor Murray by presenting the Northwest Harvest Cherry Street Food Bank with a check for $4,000, thanks to the generous donations of Bay area […]
Mayor Murray attended the 2014 Vietnamese New Year Celebration at the Jumbo Seafood Restaurant in Seattle, hosted by the Vietnamese American Community of Washington State on Feb. 15.