Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed former Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell to Western Washington University (WWU)’s Board of Trustees. He will serve a six-year term ending on Sept. 30, 2026. WWU President Sabah Randhawa said Harrell “brings a wealth of experience in strategic thinking and advocating for equity and sound governance as a lawyer […]
Phillip Chu has joined Helsell Fetterman’s litigation and medical malpractice groups. A former prosecutor, Chu has a combined seven years of experience as a deputy prosecuting attorney with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and as an Assistant City Prosecutor with the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. Chu graduated from Seattle University School of Law in […]
The Bellevue College Board of Trustees voted unanimously last month to extend the contract of former Gov. Gary Locke as interim president for up to two additional years. Greg Dietzel, chair of the Bellevue College Board of Trustees, said, “This allows for stability in leadership and gives us time to launch a thoughtful and thorough […]
As part of one of the mayor of Renton’s weekly newsletters last month, three Asian-owned businesses were mentioned—as businesses across Renton that “have been working overtime to keep relationships with their customers healthy.” Leeching and Duc Tran of Viet-Wah Asian Food Market, Jacqueline Nguyen of Papaya Silk Corporation, and Heng and Lange Woon of Common […]
If you have dined at a variety of restaurants in the Puget Sound area, it is likely you have been indirectly affected by my father’s work (chances are higher if you frequent restaurants featuring Asian cuisines).
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Feb. 2. “After testing negative as recently as this weekend, I have taken a positive COVID rapid test,” Yang said on Twitter. “I’m experiencing mild symptoms, but am otherwise feeling well & in good spirits.” The […]
More than 2,900 U.S. health care workers have died due to COVID-19 since last March, and 65% of them are people of color, according to The Guardian.
Lunar New Year is one of the biggest international holidays with over 1.5 billion people across the globe celebrating new beginnings. 2021 is a year of the Ox, starting on Feb. 12 and lasting until Jan. 31st, 2022. It will be a Metal Ox year. Lunar New Year is celebrated by various Asian countries, regions […]
At first, everything seemed to go wrong as Fu Chen Ming-yue, 91, waited for her shot. The Seattle Fire Department, which would administer the vaccine, was over one hour late (they were delayed at another site).
The new temporary, emergency Grocery Employee Hazard Pay Ordinance (GEHP) took effect on Feb. 3. Grocery store businesses that employ more than 500 employees worldwide are now required to provide a hazard pay of $4 per hour to their employees during the COVID-19 emergency.