“There is a lot to be done. COVID-19 economic recovery, racial inequity. It’s humbling to see that, for my candidacy as a woman who is half Korean and half Black, the enthusiasm extends beyond the district…What it means to finally have representation—that’s a big deal that sometimes gets overlooked,” Marilyn Strickland told the Northwest Asian Weekly.
Here are the Northwest Asian Weekly publisher’s choices for the Nov. 3, 2020 November election ballot. FEDERAL President/Vice President Joseph R. Biden / Kamala D. Harris Congressional District 7, U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal Congressional District 8, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative Adam Smith Congressional District 10, U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland STATE […]
King County Elections on early voter turnout: Keep ’em coming!
King County Elections (KCE) tweeted on Oct. 20 that it picked up an estimated 164,000 ballots from drop boxes in the first five days after mailing out the ballots. “That’s more than 10x the previous record and is AMAZING. Keep ’em coming! We’re now picking up at least twice a day at all boxes with […]
Here’s a look at all the AAPI candidates who are on the November ballot.
Fight at Renton Sikh temple
One person suffered a minor stab wound after what Renton police described as “mutual combat” at a Sikh temple on Oct. 18. Officer Chris Greenwade said dozens of members of Gurudwara Singh Sabha temple were fighting with each other. Facebook live footage from Fastway Channel USA shows paramedics treating at least two men—one with a […]
Former roommate of accused Capital One hacker sentenced
By MARTHA BELLISLE The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The form.er roommate of a woman accused of hacking Capital One banking company and at least 30 other organizations has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally possessing firearms, according to federal prosecutors. Park Quan, 67, was sentenced on Oct. 14 in U.S. District […]
LGBT groups in Japan launch petition seeking equality law
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Sexual minority groups and human rights activists launched a petition on Oct. 15 calling for an LGBT equality law in Japan in hopes that it can be enacted next year, when the country is to host the Olympics and will be the focus of international attention. “In […]
Dealing with COVID-19, their job is to inform the families
The news that a deadly virus was rapidly spreading in China seemed daunting enough, but the fact that the first reports of it in the United States was in the Seattle area was of deep concern.
Book recommendations: Encounters with other worlds
At her school, Genie Lo is just one of many overachieving Ivy League hopefuls.
“Coming Home Again”: “Coming Home Again”
A figure in running gear emerges into the film frame, panting hard as he jogs up a steep hill.