John Lee is running for Council Position #6 in Bothell. He grew up in Bothell, is a former UW Husky and obtained his MBA from Seattle University. According to his campaign website, John is concerned with the issues that come with growth in Bothell and supports building infrastructure to keep up with growing needs. He […]
Gov. Inslee appoints
Kyoko Matsumoto Wright Kyoko Matsumoto Wright, a Coldwell Banker Bain broker, has been appointed to a second six-year term on Washington state’s Real Estate Commission. First appointed to the commission in 2009 by then-Gov. Christine Gregoire, Wright was renamed earlier this month by Gov. Jay Inslee and now will serve until 2021. Wright says, “I […]
BLOG: Women important in Mary Yu’s life
By Assunta Ng On May 20, three women were invited by Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu’s swearing-in ceremony. One of them was political guru Ruth Woo.
BLOG: McGinn vs. Murray. Who should we endorse?
By Assunta Ng It is not easy to choose the next Seattle mayor. I can tell you why you should vote for Mayor Mike McGinn. I could also give you reasons why you should go with Sen. Ed Murray. However, I do have concerns with both candidates. After watching three mayoral forums, I have to […]
Kendee Yamaguchi joins Inslee office
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Kendee Yamaguchi, currently an assistant attorney general; the director of policy,
Julien Loh hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene district office
Julien Loh was hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene’s Washington State office, officially starting January 2013. The aide of former Mayor Greg Nickels and former Gov. Christine Gregoire, Loh graduated from Mercer Island high school and Western Washington University. (end)
BLOG: Who will be the next Port Commissioner?
By Assunta Ng Will the next Port Commissioner be a male or female? Maybe a person of color? A labor advocate or community college trustee? Will it be someone from Seattle? Auburn?
Energy Secretary Chu to step down
By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down.
Big night for Democrats
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly It was a good night for Democrats in Washington.
Q&A Yoshie Wong — 28th District candidate discusses challenges of managing a large campaign
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly At a somewhat hectic point in her life, Yoshie Wong decided to run for a Senate seat to represent the 28th district. Soon after, she took on a massive juggling act, balancing her life between her full-time job as a marriage and family therapist and managing a large campaign. […]