Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school for being champions of diversity. From those nominations, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and a […]
More than 1,000 Asians and Pacific Islanders, collectively speaking over 20 languages, are expected to participate in this year’s Asian Pacific American Legislative Day in Olympia, the largest pan-Asian Pacific American gathering of its kind in the nation.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the appointment of six new members to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans on Jan. 31.
The International District Community Center has started a lunchtime activities program running from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays. The program aims to help International District residents and workers live healthy and active lifestyles. For a drop-in fee of $3 for adults and $2 for seniors, participants can play basketball on Mondays and Fridays, […]
The six finalists vying to take over Gael Tarleton’s Port Commissioner seat will be participating in two moderated town-hall-style forums in February.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Former Medina Police Chief Jeffrey Chen’s wrongful-termination lawsuit against the city of Medina will finally be seeing a trial by jury. However, the lawsuit will be without several claims that were thrown out by the judge. The trial is scheduled to begin on March 11. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas […]
By Assunta Ng It’s always wonderful to see Obama’s Asian appointees in Seattle. Last Sunday, Rhea Suh accompanied Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to the signing ceremony for the Wing Luke Museum’s becoming an Associated Affiliate of the National Parks System.
By Assunta Ng In case you don’t know, Congressman Adam Smith of the 9th district is now representing part of the Chinatown/International District, after redistricting. It used to only be Congressman Jim McDermott.
By Assunta Ng The Year of the Snake sneaked into the ID with a lot of good omens. The weather forecast said it was going to be sunny for the
By Assunta Ng I wish that the Year of the Snake could grant me wings, so I could fly to all the great things happening in our community.