SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian police agency investigating the deaths of two women in Kashmir said Dec. 14 that they drowned and were not raped and killed as alleged by locals, a ruling likely to further fuel anti-India sentiment.
Editorial: Since when is multitasking bad? Maybe when you’re the President
Now it may be true that a large number of American people are attributing their dissatisfaction with Obama to his multitasking — but are these people right? Should he just concentrate on war in Afghanistan? Should he just focus on the economy? How about just health care?
Letter: Save Apple Health from cuts
The Children’s Alliance has worked for years to ensure that children in Washington state do not have to wait for health coverage, no matter their immigration status. Under the state’s Apple Health for Kids program, both documented and undocumented children are eligible for coverage — with no waiting period.
Letter: Dogmatic letter misleads
First of all, his letter holds forth from the vantage point of two illusions: If whites had never colonized invaded, raped, enslaved, and abused Africa, it would be paradise — and the idea that if Blacks were given jobs, fair schools, if the [government] kept crack out of the neighborhoods, American cities would be paradises.
Dec. 10: Mayor-elect McGinn announces cabinet members
Former state legislator and transition co-facilitator Kip Tokuda has accepted the position of Acting Director of Human Services. Tokuda will serve in the position until a permanent director is selected.
Nov. 13: Lung Tsuchiya Family and Mina Saudagaran honored as outstanding philanthropists
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (Washington Chapter) chose six outstanding philanthropists to honor at its 21st anniversary National Philanthropy Day luncheon held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center.
Dec. 11: Consulate General of Japan in Seattle celebrates with holiday party
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of the emperor of Japan. It follows on the heels of the 50th wedding anniversary of Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. Dec. 23 is also Akihito’s birthday. In honor of these occasions, the Consulate General of Japan in Seattle celebrated during its annual holiday party. About 250 people attended the event held at the Consulate General of Japan in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood.