The International Community Health Services (ICHS) has announced the appointment of its ICHS board secretary Hiroshi Nakano to the Washington Health Benefit Exchange board. Nakano, a native of Fife, has been with ICHS for 16 years, serving in a variety of leadership positions on the board. He earned his undergraduate degree in sociology from the […]
Chinese Lunar New Year was celebrated at Westminster Chapel in Bellevue on Jan. 25. Westminster Chapel began celebrating the Lunar New Year 11 years ago and now shares sponsorship of the event with various schools and nonprofit organizations. This event was not only about Chinese culture, but other Asian cultures, such as Korean, Vietnamese, and […]
Kin On, the organization that supports the elderly and adults in the greater Seattle Asian American community, recently named Randy Chan, Minh Ngo, Marcella Wing, Teri Wong, and David Yip as new board members for 2014. In addition, the following executive committee officers were elected: Darryl Hue, Stella Leong as first vice president, Hannah Wong […]
The Polyclinic recently hired hand surgeon Divya Singh and orthopedic spine surgeon Sean Keem. Both physicians will be based at The Polyclinic Madison Center, located at 904 7th Ave. in Seattle.
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) commends the introduction of bipartisan legislation offering common sense fixes to modernize the Voting Rights Act (VRA). This bill will address the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder by ensuring greater protections for all voters against discrimination at the ballot box and ensuring that […]
SANTA ANA (AP) – Police detectives are having trouble unraveling a nightclub brawl that left a 23-year-old Vietnamese American woman dead because they can’t identify many of the victim’s friends and others won’t talk to them.
By The Associated Press The parents of a teenage girl who was run over and killed by two emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash have filed a claim against the city of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained. In legal forms filed this week in San Francisco, attorneys for the parents […]
SEATTLE (AP) – A federal judge has approved new Seattle Police Department policies designed to eliminate concerns over biased policing and unjustified stops.
Trichome, a new “elevated glassware & design” store that sells pipes and other products for cannabis use, has opened for business in the International District. The new store is located at 618 South Jackson Street.
Lynnwood’s Neighborhoods and Demographic Diversity Commission, a seven-member volunteer advisory body, is currently accepting applications to fill two vacancies. Special effort is being given to recruit a member of the Korean community.