This week, King County Council Candidate Sofia Aragon greeted and met with community leaders and members at Tai Tung Restaurant in the Chinatown International District (CID).
Sofia Aragon is not shy, nor is she dramatic. She chooses her words with poise.
The King County Council presented a recognition to Iam Tongi on Tuesday afternoon for winning American Idol Season 21.
On Oct. 22, King County Council member Joe McDermott visited three historic buildings located in the International District. The Bing Kung Association Building, Louisa Hotel and West Kong Yick Building have each applied for the Building for Culture: Saving Landmarks capital funding initiative. The King County Council will take action on the final recommendations from […]
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 […]
The Korean American Coalition (KAC) is collaborating on a civic engagement project with high school and college students to produce a short documentary to elevate the status of Korean language, culture, and history. Under the guidance of KAC member and a film producer, Jay Koh, the students are learning the skills necessary to film and edit. […]
Women of Color Empowered (WOC) is a nonproft organization started by Northwest Asian Weekly in 1996. This year WOC’s theme is “Amazing Women Mentors,” where women across Seattle are being honored as mentors. There is a luncheon honoring the women mentors on Friday, Sept. 17 at China Harbor Restaurant. Tickets can be purchased by calling […]
Seattle’s Cathay Post No. 186 held a Memorial Day event at Hing Hay Park on Monday with
Shari Song, a long-time community leader and founder of the Federal Way Mission Church Preschool, announced her candidacy for State Senate in the 30th Legislative District. Song is running as a Democrat. Song is endorsed by State Senator Tracey Eide, Federal Way City Councilmember Dini Duclos, House Speaker Frank Chopp, and State Senator and Democratic […]
By Diane Narasaki and Rich Stolz Without action soon, King County Metro will cut 17 percent of its transit service, with the first cuts taking place as early as June of this year. As many as 74 routes, including routes critical to the mobility of Asian Pacific American communities, are slated to be completely eliminated. […]