The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Emmys to Norm Ohashi, Kyle Iboshi, Kiyomi Taguchi, Susan Han, Tracy Wong, and Aaron Levine on June 7 in its Northwest Regional ceremony at the Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center.
API student scholars honored
Several outstanding API student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 44th annual “Celebration, Fête, and Honors,” held May 22 at the University of Washington. The scholars included Adrian M. Cepeda (Bank of America), Ha Doan (Educational Opportunity Program Celebration), Siyu Lu (Gary D. Kimura Family), and Elizabeth Pring (Educational Opportunity Program Celebration). The event raised […]
Three win UW scholarships
Megan Kimiko Ingram, Nicole Mitsuko Ichinaga, and Hannah Fumiko Russ were recently awarded the Puyallup Valley JACL scholarships and will be attending the University of Washington with honors. The scholarship dinner was followed by a program by the “Camp Harmony Committee” and the installation of new JACL officers Elsie Taniguchi, president; Eileen Yamada Lamphere, vice […]
Students explore careers
On May 1, more than 80 students gathered at the University of Washington’s HUB for “Explore the Fields,” a career mentoring night held jointly with the Korean Student Association, Korean Student Union, and Korean American Coalition-WA. Representatives from the Korean American Health Professionals Association and Korean American Bar Association also participated. Next week, the NW […]
Blood drive to honor Ed Wong
An upcoming API blood drive & bone marrow registration at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church on July
North Korea says it’s holding a third American prisoner
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press North Korea said on June 6 it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there.
Now, world’s oldest people are Japanese
By Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) –The world’s oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, has died in New York City. Alexander Imich was 111. His niece says Imich died on June 8 at his home in Manhattan, after his health deteriorated in the past two weeks. Imich was born in 1903 in a town […]
China government executes 13 over terrorism, violent crimes
BEIJING (AP) – China executed 13 people on June 15 over terrorism and violent crimes in the far western region of Xinjiang, including three men accused in an attack that left at least 34 people dead, state media said.
Russia draws 1-1 with South Korea in World Cup
By Steve Douglas Associated Press CUIABA, Brazil (AP) – Blundering Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was bailed out by teammate Alexander Kerzhakov in a 1-1 draw with South Korea in the World Cup on June 17 that exposed both teams’ deficiencies. Akinfeev had already looked suspect in dealing with long-range shots before spilling Lee Keun-ho’s speculative […]
For Japan, attack is key to World Cup revival
By Joji Sakurai Associated Press ITU, Brazil (AP) – Shinji Kagawa had a tormented, sleepless night after Japan was beaten by Ivory Coast under a torrential Brazilian downpour. He knows now that there’s only one way to get back into the World Cup: Attack. “We just have to go for it,” the Manchester United star […]