John Lee is running for Council Position #6 in Bothell. He grew up in Bothell, is a former UW Husky and obtained his MBA from Seattle University. According to his campaign website, John is concerned with the issues that come with growth in Bothell and supports building infrastructure to keep up with growing needs. He […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community, on Oct. 18. By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly In that moment, “Massive Monkees” couldn’t have been a more fitting name for the Seattle breakdancers.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Born in Seoul, Sung Yang is the chief of staff for King County Executive Dow Constantine. In this role, Yang oversees and directs the executive’s major initiatives, the central coordination between policy, communications, and external relations, and the executive’s administrative staff and office operations. Prior to joining the executive’s […]
The pervasive discrimination toward minorities during the 50s was what inspired Violet “Vi” Mar to get involved with mainstream organizations …
After years in the Seattle political scene as communications director for Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, Robert Mak returned to KING-TV on June 21.
Thus far, there are a few notable Asian Americans as his senior personal staff: Director of Communications Frank Abe, and Director of Government and Labor Relations Sung Yang. His administrative assistant is Lee Anne Hughes
On Sept. 23, Neighborcare Health CEO Mark Secord, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, healthcare workers, and Neighborcare Health patient Phyllis Beaumonte broke ground on a new medical and dental clinic.
A big dinner honoring Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels to be held at the Seattle Westin Hotel was cancelled due to lack of interest. Nickels lost his reelection on Aug. 18 in the primary election. Poor mayor! Every day, there is a staff leaving him. By November, he might not have anybody working in the mayor’s […]
Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels visited Little Saigon, the Vietnamese American business district in Seattle’s International District. This tour was organized by Washington Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce (WAVA). He visited Little Saigon’s business owners and expressed his desire to see more city investment in Little Saigon, enlarging buses’ free bus zones, and improving the physical appearance of the streets.
Youth apathy? Don’t mention it — at least not among the thousands of local youth who are busily engaged in community building. Witness the last election, which brought out the passion of young voters.