Former Governor Gary Locke is among the two dozen members of the newly formed Affordable Middle-Income Housing Advisory Council. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the establishment of the Advisory Council on Jan. 28.
A proposal prompted by the 2015 “Ride the Ducks” accident in Seattle came one step closer to becoming law last week, as people voiced their views on changes to Washington’s wrongful death and injury statutes that would expand the beneficiaries entitled to claim damages.
Organized by the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) of King, Pierce, Snohomish, Yakima, and Spokane counties, the 2019 APA Legislative Day brought hundreds of community members to meet with Gov. Jay Inslee and state legislators in Olympia on Jan. 28.
The King County Elections Office said it mailed out ballots on Jan. 23, to about 560,000 registered voters for the Feb. 12 special election. The department estimates a 34 percent voter turnout rate.
A woman is in custody after she was located inside a Chinatown restaurant on Jan. 24. At approximately 2:30 a.m., an officer was checking on businesses in the Chinatown-International District (CID) that had experienced a recent series of burglaries.
The office of Gov. Jay Inslee is recruiting individuals with a commitment to civil rights and equality for the Ruth Woo Fellowship.
People Magazine is being called out after horribly misidentifying Asian actors at a SAG Awards after-party.
“We don’t have walls. We are anti-wall.” So spoke emcee Aleksa Manila at the kick-off of Seattle Symphony’s eleventh annual Celebrate Asia festival. Manila’s words were greeted with applause from a room full of people that came together to celebrate what sets us apart.
With thousands of Vietnamese community members coming together to celebrate Tết at the Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion, organizers hosted a comprehensive health fair on Jan. 26 and 27.
Lunar New Year was the happiest days of my childhood in Hong Kong, where I was raised. What’s not to love? There’s no school, great food, new clothes, and lots of red envelopes (lucky money). Since we were poor, my parents never gave us much of an allowance. The lucky money would last me almost a year.