By Sophia Tareen The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) ― Like other herb shops in Chinatown, the glass jars lining shelves at Yin Wall City offer floral teas, shitake mushrooms, and a seafood product that looks strangely like dried corn husks, one that sparks controversy even hundreds of miles from the ocean it was taken from. […]
On Nov. 15, Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed King County Superior Court Judge Steven Gonzalez, 48, to serve as one of nine justices on the Washington State Supreme Court. He will replace Gerry Alexander, who is retiring this year. Gonzalez was appointed to Superior Court by former Gov. Gary Locke in March 2002. Gonzalez was re-elected […]
Students of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington (UW) are getting a bonus. As the fall quarter beings, so will the Global Asia Institute — the nation’s first center for Pan-Asian studies.