The ACLU of Washington honored civil rights leader Diane Narasaki with its top award for civil liberties at the ACLU of Washington Bill of Rights Celebration Dinner on Nov. 10 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
The night of Nov. 6 was not just a big night for Asian and Pacific Americans nationally. It was also a big night for APAs at the state level.
The National Association of Asian American Professionals Seattle Chapter (NAAAP–Seattle) held its 33rd annual scholarship gala at the Museum of Flight last Friday, Nov. 9. At the event, which was attended by several hundred people, NAAAP awarded three scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $2,500. Two of the scholarships went to high school students Rosida Mohamathno […]
Over 125 Homestead Community Land Trust supporters gathered at the Pyramid Brewery on Saturday, Oct. 20, for an evening of trivia and fundraising. Guests enjoyed food and beer, answered trivia questions, and learned about the important work of Homestead CLT at the event.
By Nancy Benac and Connie Cass The Associated Press WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — It’s not just the economy, stupid. It’s the demographics — the changing face of America.
By Staff The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — The $42 million high-tech immersion trainer at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows is getting a makeover to go along with a new mission.
By Eric Weddle The Associated Press WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Time has arrived for an Asian cultural center at Purdue University.
By Staff The Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — The first Vietnamese-American mayor of Westminster will earn just $900 a month, and the authority he holds in this Southern California city is limited. But as the incoming leader of a city in the heart of Little Saigon — the largest Vietnamese district outside Vietnam — Tri Ta’s […]
By Matthew Pennington The Associated Press WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Satellite imagery indicates North Korea has been testing rocket engines, a sign it continues to develop its long-range ballistic missiles, a U.S. academic institute said Monday, Nov. 12.
By Jim Kuhnhenn The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to the country’s shift to democracy and highlighting what his administration regards as a marquee foreign policy achievement.