There are two changes coming that aren’t thrilling many. One is the tolling on the 520 bridge, slated to begin Dec. 29. The other is a plastic bags ban, which will likely be implemented in July.
Seattle City Council will create a new department in 2012 to address immigrant and refugee issues. The new Seattle Office for Immigrant and Refugee Affairs will coordinate City departments’ efforts to improve access to programs and services for immigrant and refugee communities, including addressing language and cultural barriers. The Office also will work closely with […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly King County, Assessor Lloyd Hara (ran unopposed) — 98.55 percent of the vote King County, Director of Elections Mark Green — 22.89 percent Sherril Huff — 76.62 percent King County, Council District No. 2 Larry Gossett (ran unopposed) — 98.17 percent King County, Council District No. 4 Larry Phillips […]
By Assunta Ng “You probably won’t vote for me,” said a Seattle City Council candidate at Sea Beez’s ethnic media candidates forum on Oct. 6 at the Life Enrichment Bookstore.
By Bruce Harrell For Northwest Asian Weekly As the [City of Seattle’s Energy, Technology, and Civil Rights Committee] chair, I am pleased to announce that $320,000 in grants have been given by the City’s Technology Matching Fund (TMF).
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly There were those who simply couldn’t miss a paycheck. So when they heard about the H1N1 virus, when they contracted it, and when their family members contracted it, they went to work, as usual.
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Kenny KwangSul Lee arrived in Seattle in 1976 with one suitcase, one duffle bag, 200 American dollars, and many dreams. “When I first came to the U.S. … my American Dream was [to] make a lot of money by working very hard and [to] buy a big mansion […]
“Well, he unites the Seattle City Council together,” Staadecker replied. The mayor’s anti-tunnel stance and other issues have drawn the City Council to fight against him.
Of the nine council members, the mayor has only one ally. Seattle’s City Council member Mike O’Brien was also the only one who was not invited to Bruce Harrell’s
Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell, who is half Japanese and half Black, kicked off his re-election campaign at the First African Methodist Episcopal