Members of the Metropolitan King County Council unveiled a plaque of Gordon Hirabayashi for refusing to comply with Executive Order 9066. On May 15, County Council Vice Chair Rod Dembowski unveiled a plaque honoring Hirabayashi in the County Council’s lobby, just steps away from where Hirabayashi was imprisoned for refusing to comply with the order, […]
WISE WORDS: Becoming a diverse leader — Wise words for our new graduates
“The late Elson S. Floyd inculcated a culture of openness and diversity at Washington State University that will remain one of our guiding principles. About a third of WSU’s annual freshman class come from ethnically diverse backgrounds. By creating a high-quality institution that is accessible and affordable, we are educating the next generation of diverse […]
Counties certify election, state to follow next week
On Tuesday (Nov. 26), results from Washington State’s Nov. 5 election were certified by each county.
What did your mother teach you?
Happy Mother’s Day, Moms! “My mother was a teacher who maintained high standards for her middle and high school students. She taught her sons to set high expectations for themselves, too. Without that lesson, I would never have become Executive.” — Dow Constantine King County Executive “My mother Rose taught me to love without […]
Cindy Ryu is a finalist for Ferguson council seat
King County Executive Dow Constantine submitted three names to the King County Council today for consideration to fill the vacancy left by the election of Councilmember Bob Ferguson as state attorney general.
Cindy Ryu among 5 finalists for King County Council
Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd District, is among the 5 finalists to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat when he vacates it in January, announced the office of King County Executive Dow Constantine on Friday, Dec. 21. The other four finalists are Rod Dembowski, Will Hall, Keith Scully, and Chuck […]
Cindy Ryu in running for Bob Ferguson’s county council seat
Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd Legislative District, is one of 13 residents who have applied to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat, when he vacates it on Jan. 16, 2013. Ryu was re-elected by a landslide 76–23 percent victory in the November election. King County Executive Dow Constantine will name […]