By Sharon Sakamoto For Northwest Asian Weekly For some time now, our state’s highest court has lacked a justice who can represent the many, many communities of color throughout Washington. As noted in several recent articles and in ongoing community conversations, Gov. Chris Gregoire has a record short on the appointment of qualified persons of […]
By Bruce Harrell For Northwest Asian Weekly As the [City of Seattle’s Energy, Technology, and Civil Rights Committee] chair, I am pleased to announce that $320,000 in grants have been given by the City’s Technology Matching Fund (TMF).
By Dickie Lau For Northwest Asian Weekly As a graduate, you must be looking forward to college life and beyond. But if you stop a while, look back to your past, you will have an unexpected discovery. Harbour Pointe Middle School (HPMS) National Junior Honor Society hosted its Recognition Banquet in June. The HPMS recognition banquet was organized […]
By Teresita Batayola, Maiko Winkler-Chin, and Janice Deguchi For Northwest Asian Weekly Approaching International District/Chinatown from the southeast, you are quickly in the midst of vibrant activity centered on 8th Avenue South, with South Dearborn and South Lane Streets as its borders.
By Mandy Cao For Northwest Asian Weekly My name is Mandy, and I am an IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) and the owner of an accounting and taxation office in Tukwila. During the past tax filing season, I once again realized the fact that the majority of U.S. tax payers are not aware of all their […]
By Farooq Kathwari White House blog My journey to America began like those of many who seek refuge away from their home countries. At the age of 21, I left the beautiful mountains of Kashmir, which had become a region of conflict, for the safety of the United States. I worked hard, going to night […]
By Shao Zhi Hurst For Northwest Asian Weekly I arrived, straight from China, in the Northwest on a sunny mid-September morning six years ago. My fiancée lived in Bellevue and worked in Seattle, so while I stayed at home practicing my English, I looked around for someone to talk with. The only neighbor who appeared […]
On Feb. 9 and March 2, 1971, the Oriental Student Union, led by co-chairs Alan Sugiyama and Mike Tagawa, led demonstrations at Seattle Central Community College
The current whaling debate is one that is perpetually heated, and one that will be around for quite some time. Among the many political and emotional maelstroms
My fellow citizens, I write to you today about a revenue proposal that could help protect public services that we all rely on.