By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The jury trial of ousted Medina Police Chief Jeffrey Chen has been postponed from the original date of April 28. The trial, which will take place in Western Washington District Court, is scheduled to begin July 28, 2014.<!–more–> Chen filed a lawsuit on Dec. 16, 2011, against the City […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) voted on Sept. 11 to officially
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly A federal judge vacated a $2 million jury decision for former Medina Police Chief Jeffrey Chen on Aug. 23, citing misconduct by his attorney in influencing the jury. Chen sued the city of Medina over his dismissal in April 2011, charging that it had been racially motivated. The city […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly After a two-year trial that ended with a $2 million dollar verdict for former Medina Police Chief Jeffrey Chen, Donna Hanson will be ending her tenure as Medina city manager on July 14.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly While Medina citizens are still divided on the issue, the Medina City Council is deciding what
Asian upbringings stress the importance of intrapersonal strength. When something goes wrong, members of our community internalize the issue, not making much of a fuss. This isn’t a bad way to go about things. It makes people stronger and less likely to crack under pressure. It makes people harder workers. But, it’s also not always […]