WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden bestowed the nation’s highest military honor to four Army soldiers on July 5— including two Japanese Americans—for heroism during the Vietnam War, bravery that he said had not diminished even with the passage of time. Biden presented the Medal of Honor to Staff Sgt. Edward N. Kaneshiro, Spc. Five […]
On June 29, movers and shakers gathered at the residence of the Consul General of Japan to honor former KING TV anchor Lori Matsukawa, recipient of the Emperor of Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun Award.
Plunk! Plunk! Plunk!
These are the sounds emanating from Seattle’s tennis courts as pickleball, a tennis-adjacent sport that uses paddles, gains popularity in the city.
Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation’s federal transportation secretary, died on May 3. He was 90.
On the morning of April 22, Julia Ruan, 16, woke up with a sore throat. Her parents tested her at home and the result was negative. She went to school and a sleepover that night.
By David Della, former Seattle City Councilmember Tony Au, President, Friends of Gee How Oak Tin Family Association Dr. Ming Xiao, small business owner, Chinatown-ID Anna Hau, small business owner and Seniors In Action, Chinatown-ID The Chinatown-International District (CID) is a historic and culturally rich neighborhood of small businesses and residents, many of us immigrants, […]
Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration kicked off at the Seattle Center Armory on May 1—the first day of National Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.
“We all make music somehow, in our homes, in our communities…we are all connected through the power of music.”
President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients and his deputy Natalie Quillian are leaving the administration next month, the White House announced on March 17.
The isolation of being her mother’s full-time caregiver in hospice in a remote New Mexico town prepared Robin Macnofsky. The following year, she developed long COVID—and is still haunted by the disease.