Sitting at a head table, at a Sound Transit (ST) workshop on Jan. 5, that was supposed to cap off community engagement and further studies undertaken by the agency, community activist Betty Lau already had an air of resignation, if not defeat.
Leesa Manion was sworn in as King County Prosecuting Attorney on Jan. 9—the first woman and first person of color to hold that position.
The International Special Review District (ISRD) Board is hosting its annual election of board members. The election will be held by mail-in ballot only. There will be no in-person voting this year.
Ken Sim was elected last month as mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia after campaigning on a platform that prioritized public safety and affordability.
The Pink Gorilla video game store in the Chinatown-International District was targeted once again on Oct. 24—this time by an armed robber.
Today, AAPI communities are highly engaged in voting, according to a recent poll commissioned in part by the AAPI Victory Fund.
For a Filipino family of four living in Washington state, getting involved in politics was the last thing on their minds. The mother was in the hospital with a brain tumor
This may be the worst year for Chinatown businesses since the pandemic. From July to September, three big retailers, Starbucks, Bartell Drugs, and Viet-Wah Food Market, closed their doors in Chinatown.
With the November primary right around the corner, efforts to engage voters of all ages are in full gear in King County and around the country.
At a time when distrust of the democratic process has reached new heights within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, along with the rest of the population, two organizations within the community have adopted somewhat different approaches to voter education and registration.