King County Assessor Lloyd Hara has established an Endowed Graduate Student Support Fund at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs. The support fund is aimed at students who have academic merit, who are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and who have experience with diverse cultures. The fund is also aimed at students committed […]
Blaine Tamaki from Yakima was honored as Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Washington State Association for Justice.
IDEA Odyssey Gallery, unable to negotiate an agreement with its landlord, closed its doors on August 24. The gallery was located at 666 S. Jackson Street in the International District. IDEA Odyssey Gallery, co-founded by Carine del Rasario,
Uwajimaya Seattle hosted an outdoor Natsu Matsuri festival as part of Uwajimaya’s Polynesian Weekend on August 18 and 19. The festival included music, hula dance and taiko performances, food booths, children’s games, and more.
By Brett Barrouquerre The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a former computer programmer for Toyota from leaving the United States, while the company investigates the damage done by an alleged computer hacking incident.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — About 300 AIDS patients and their relatives tore down the main gate of a government office in central China during a protest Monday over unmet demands for financial assistance.
By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms, even though they are not infected with HIV.
By Chris Brummitt The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have arrested the former director of one of Vietnam’s largest banks as part of a widening probe into economic crimes that has spooked investors and added to doubts about the financial stability of a country once seen as an emerging Asian giant.
By Paul Elias The Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A jury’s conclusion that Samsung stole the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad could mean fewer smartphone options for consumers to choose from, analysts said.
By Staff The Associated Press FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Another soldier is being punished for his role in the suicide of an Army private, who authorities say killed himself because he was hazed over his Chinese ancestry.