On Feb. 18, Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order that sets in motion a new structure for delivering services to children. A new cabinet agency will be charged with overseeing the services the state provides to vulnerable children and families. Many of these services are currently administered by the Washington state Department […]
By Erika Kinetz Associated Press WENZHOU, China (AP) — Alex Theil lost his innocence the day an envelope landed on his desk. It was filled with money from a counterfeiter of Toyota auto parts he’d busted, mistakenly delivered to him by a lawyer hired to help with the raid. Theil was running the office of […]
By Martha Baskin Crosscut.com The macabre side of this story is straight out of a Stephen King novel: Poachers slaughter endangered wildlife, often hacking off tusks, horns or skin while the animal is still alive. The highly valued products are concealed in cargo containers holding other import commodities and smuggled to ports of call all […]
By Menka Soni Northwest Asian Weekly Beauty, elegance, grace, intellect, talent… And there was plenty of perspiration and inspiration last week May 16-17 in Bellevue. The 2015 Ravishing Women show was home to the Miss/Mrs/Teen India WA pageantry, along with motivating segments that honor women. Ajeta Singhal was crowned Miss India WA, whereas Protyusha Dasenogi […]
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it has arrested a South Korean student of New York University for illegally entering the country from China last month. Won Moon Joo, who North Korea says has permanent residency in the U.S. and lives in New Jersey, was arrested on April 22 after crossing the […]
A recent review by The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans, reported that Asian
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are one of the fastest-growing populations in the United States.
Victory is sweet for the Seattle Seahawks, who beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in Sunday’s conference championship game at CenturyLink Field. It was a nail-biter, with the ’Hawks down 17-13 at the start of the fourth quarter, but several big plays put them over the top. Fans came from near and far in their […]
By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington Bothell’s new chancellor Bjong Wolf Yeigh has ambitions for both his new institution and for its students, the majority of whom identify with underrepresented minority groups. “In the end, when we’re successful with all the things that we’re doing, I would like to see University of […]
Every American remembers where they were when the planes crashed into the towers 12 years ago, and since then everyone’s life has been affected by the events of 9/11, some for the better and some for worse.