By David Pitt and Charles Babington The Associated Press AMES, Iowa (AP) — Kicking off an August of likely intense debate over immigration, the Senate’s second-ranking Democrat traveled to Iowa August 2 to rebuke House Republicans who oppose major changes embraced by the Senate.
Kelly Aramaki, 37, currently the principal of Beacon Hill International School, will become the Executive Director of Schools for the Southeast Region, Superintendent José Banda announced in a statement June 3.
Beacon Hill International School Principal Kelly Aramaki was named this year’s Washington State Elementary School Principal of the Year by a panel of principals representing the Elementary School Principals Association of Washington (ESPAW), a component of the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP). Aramaki was one of three finalists chosen from a field of 18 […]
By Shierly Mondianti For the Northwest Asian Weekly For International Women’s Day, the Northwest Asian Weekly interviewed 15 students from North Seattle Community College about their hopes and dreams for the future. Leila Benhazir Abdoul, 18, Cameroon What do you want to accomplish in your life? What is your future ambition? I want to be […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people
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.
By Jonathan J. Cooper THE Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants accepted into a new federal program that delays deportation for some young people brought illegally to the United States as children, officials said Wednesday, Jan. 16.
By Malcolm Foster The Associated Press TOKYO, Japan (AP) — A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, Jan. 5, nearly three times the previous high set last year — even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for […]
By Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — New census data released Thursday, Dec. 6 affirms a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.
By Michael Kunzelman The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — The company that owns an oil platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico has