About 30 people attended an appreciation lunch for former Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and former Seattle Senior Deputy Mayor Mike Fong at the Joyale Restaurant on Feb. 27. Michael Chen presented a lucky bamboo to Fong for his support of the community, and Elaine Ko presented a plaque to Durkan for her contribution to the […]
An apology issued by Keiro Northwest to its former CEO Bridgette Takeuchi on March 1 included a statement that there was a “false narrative” released about her, claiming she was responsible for the closure of the community nursing home.
The Wing Luke Museum received a $1 million grant from Bank of America to help with forthcoming capital building renovations and safety upgrades.
Schoolchildren in California, Oregon and Washington will no longer be required to wear masks as part of new indoor mask policies the Democratic governors of all three states announced jointly on Feb. 28.
Just in time for International Women’s Day, the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington presented an online talk titled, “Empowering Women in Japan and the U.S.A.” on Feb 24.
By AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and TAMMY WEBBER Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three former Minneapolis police officers were convicted on Feb. 24 of violating George Floyd’s civil rights, as a federal jury rejected their arguments that inexperience, improper training or the distraction of shouting bystanders excused them from failing to prevent Floyd’s […]
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man pleaded guilty on Feb. 23 to hate-crime charges from his March 2020 knife attack on an Asian family at a warehouse store, officials said. Jose Gomez III, 21, of Midland, Texas, pleaded guilty to three hate-crime counts from his attack on Bawi Cung and his son at […]
Dear Mayor Harrell, I’m writing to congratulate you on becoming the first Asian American mayor of the city of Seattle! We, at Helping Link, are eager to work with your administration on issues that face Little Saigon-CID. First off, I want to thank you for following up on your pledge to address the crime and […]
The Year of the Rat brought a pandemic in 2020. The Year of the Tiger has ushered in a war and a continued pandemic. Russia invaded Ukraine without provocation more than a week ago. On the surface, the Asian community does not appear to be connected with this war.
The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) has a vision of itself as a wellspring of diversity, inclusion, rich history, and contemporary lessons, and that vision is fully realized in its newest exhibition, “Embodied Change: South Asian Art Across Time,” running through July 10, 2022.