Mark Kamitomo, a Gonzaga University graduate, was elected president of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) at a recent annual convention held in Whistler, B.C., Canada. Kamitomo is the first Japanese American to be elected president of WSAJ. Kamitomo’s past awards includes Trial Lawyer of the Year and Washington Super Lawyers. Kamitomo specializes in […]
By John Huthmacher Hastings Tribune KENESAW, Neb. (AP) — Never in a million years did Kenesaw resident Woodrow “Woody” Rossell imagine that he would ever reunite with the young Filipino boy he befriended during World War II.
By Lisa Leff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As interim mayor of San Francisco, veteran civil servant Edwin Lee enjoyed several advantages that kept him safe in a city where the politics can be as punishing as the undulating streets. But in the five minutes it took him to take out election papers […]
The Korean American Coalition of Washington (KAC-WA), the Korean American Bar Association (KABA), and the Korean American Health Professional Association (KAHPA) held the third annual Kalbi Beef BBQ Cookoff Competition at the Luther Burbank Park in Mercer Island.
This year, Sun May Company hosted the Canton Alley Art Exhibit in the International District. This year’s exhibit included artists Eun-Young Wan, Carina del Rosario, Gary Tang, Dean Wong, Jeff Wendland, the band Sometimes Astronauts, and others.
SoYoung Kwon has been appointed committee chair of Celebrate Asia!, a benefit concert that celebrates and promotes a mélange of traditional music from Korea, Japan, India, and China along with Western music. As a University of Washington and Willamette University graduate, Kwon has previously worked as an attorney at Graham & Dunn and a senior […]
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Danielle Kang became the first player in 15 years to successfully defend the U.S. Women’s Amateur title, beating Thailand’s Moriya Jutanugarn 6 and 5 last Sunday, Aug. 14, in the 36-hole final in rainy and windy conditions at Rhode Island Country Club.
By David Wivell and Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press DALIAN, China (AP) — Chinese authorities’ swift decision to close and move an urban chemical factory after weekend street protests underscores the ruling Communist Party’s fear of alienating the increasingly outspoken middle class.
Vice President Joe Biden has departed for Beijing, China, the first stop on a nine-day trip to China, Mongolia, and Japan. In each country, Biden will meet with key leaders to discuss the full range of bilateral, regional, and international issues.
By Binaj Gurubacharya The Associated Press NARAYANGHAT, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of gay, lesbian, and transgender people marched with supporters in a southern Nepal town to demand equal rights under a new constitution the country is writing.