By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Some travel guidebooks state a Frenchman discovered the ruins of Angkor, Cambodia, in 1860. That claim irks some Cambodians and foreigners. It’s the same story when historians wrote that Christopher Columbus discovered America, while Native Americans had set their foot on the land for over 2,000 years. It’s more […]
ICHS honored with award for excellence in health care
Gov. Jay Inslee has named International Community Health Services (ICHS) winner of the 2015 Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Health Care. The annual award, which was established by the state legislature in 1994, identifies and honors health care providers and facilities in Washington state who exhibit exceptional quality and value in the delivery […]
Bruce Harrell inducted to Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame
Seattle City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell was inducted to the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame on May 10 for his time as a linebacker for the University of Washington Huskies football team. Harrell accepted a football scholarship to play at the University of Washington from 1976 to 1979. In 1979, Harrell received […]
ACRS’ Walk for Rice addresses poverty in API community
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Walkers, runners, and dogs of all ages gathered at Seward Park in Seattle to support the 22nd Annual Walk for Rice campaign on June 30.
Letter: Constantine and Phillips story biased
Your story on the race for King County Executive, “Dow vs. Phillips” (issue 31, July 25–31) was uneven.
In fairness, it should have included Larry Phillips’ actual record of support for the API community. It’s also important to know who has endorsed him [which the story did not do].