Gov. Jay Inslee this week announced the appointment of Ron Sims as board chair for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, which runs the state’s online marketplace for health insurance, the Washington Healthplanfinder. His appointment runs from June 15, 2014, to Dec. 15, 2015.
BLOG: The race is on
By Assunta Ng You might say that Seattle’s 2013 election will be boring after the dramatic presidential and governor races that happened this year, but that’s not true. On the contrary, thanks to Mayor Mike McGinn’s vulnerability, eight contenders have thought about replacing him, according to a Nov. 25 Seattle Times article. The prospective candidates are […]
Development woes — Is gentrification imminent for the Rainier Valley?
By Samantha Test Northwest Asian Weekly Not long after the construction of the light rail began, Nararisaya “Al” Les, the owner of Halal Asian restaurant Olympic
EDITORIAL: Who should run: Hasegawa or Virk?
This is not the first time that Asian American candidates have competed for the same political seat. Dr. Bobby Virk, an orthodontist, has announced his candidacy for the 11th District state senate seat, a seat that Rep. Bob Hasegawa has also filed for. They are both Democrats. The seat is being vacated by Sen. Margarita […]
Sept. 10: InterIm’s annual gala raises nearly $50,000
InterIm Community Development Association held its 2010 Annual Gala Luncheon at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.
Ron Sims’ replacement whittled down to four names
The field for a prospective appointment as King County Executive was narrowed to four as members of the Metropolitan King County Council submitted the names for evaluation by a Blue-Ribbon Committee, which is has two Asian American members, Sharon Maeda and Ted Choi Tam, on Monday, April 13.
NWAW EDITORIAL: We’ll miss you, Ron
In 1986, when both Ron Sims and Bruce Laing were members of the County Council, they co-sponsored changing the name of King County …