By Assunta Ng On May 20, three women were invited by Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu’s swearing-in ceremony. One of them was political guru Ruth Woo.
By Assunta Ng It is not easy to choose the next Seattle mayor. I can tell you why you should vote for Mayor Mike McGinn. I could also give you reasons why you should go with Sen. Ed Murray. However, I do have concerns with both candidates. After watching three mayoral forums, I have to […]
By Assunta Ng Earlier this year, several Asian Americans stood with Rod Dembowski instead of Rep. Cindy Ryu, a Korean American, in a contested King County Council race. Dembowski, who is white and won by a council vote of five to eight, is now a council member, finishing the remainder of Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly When asked what his hobby was, Mark Okazaki candidly answered, “Neighborhood House and the community.” As the executive director of Neighborhood House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving low-income communities and alleviating poverty in Seattle, Okazaki has dedicated most of his life to serving the community.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Kelly Ogilvie, CEO of Blue Marble Energy, has worked with local communities and events and has an illustrious history of working with high profile people, including taking an early role in Gary Locke’s re-election campaign for governor of Washington in 1999 and 2000. For these reasons and numerous others, […]
What is the perfect gift for the president of the Seattle Times? Carolyn Kelly, the first female president of the Times, is finally stepping down after
Raising money in this economy is tough. At first, checks trickled into my office slowly, very slowly.
I was one of the honorees at the Northwest Asian Weekly Dinner on Dec. 3. The event was held at the House of Hong Restaurant in the International District (ID).
I have a confession. Northwest Asian Weekly, in comparison to other ethnic media, has done miraculously well with political advertising.
In contrast to Cao’s lunch, Hasegawa’s re-election campaign party at the House of Hong this Sunday was a blast. What lessons can the Vietnamese Chamber take away? …