By Lorraine Agtang I’m one of the few living Filipino grape strikers — members of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee — who walked out of Delano vineyards on Sept. 8, 1965.
Dear Editor, I strongly believe that to gain the endorsement of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, Ed Murray promised them that he would go slow on police reform and fire Interim SPD Chief Jim Pugel.
The University of Washington Minority Business Awards were announced Dec. 5 at the Westin
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Mary Lee loves weather. She is especially passionate about extreme weather. She even moved to Texas just to be near severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, and flash flooding. “I’ve experienced golf-ball sized hail and flew into the eye of a hurricane,” she said, as if that’s a good thing. For Lee, […]
The International Community Health Services (ICHS) offers free help to Washington residents to enroll or answer questions about health coverage options through Washington “Healthplanfinder.”
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Against the wishes of the King County Democrats’ 33rd District, SeaTac Deputy Mayor Mia Su-Ling Gregerson has been appointed by the King County Council to the Washington State House of Representatives.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Local attorneys and other legal professionals sat down for an empty lunch at tables set up in front of the Federal building in Seattle on Dec. 10. The staged protest was an effort to join fasters in a “symbolic protest of Congress’ empty promises to fix our broken immigration […]
SEATTLE (AP) – China has suspended imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast, cutting off one of the biggest export markets for Northwest companies and prompting fears of a months-long shutdown.
By Johnny Clark Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – Two lucky winning tickets were sold in this week’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing. One ticket was sold at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, the other more than 2,000 miles away at a gift shop in California.
By Nirmala George Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – An Indian diplomat said she faced repeated “handcuffing, stripping, and cavity searches” following her arrest in New York City on visa fraud charges in a case that has infuriated the government in New Delhi.