Dr. Chun Yuan, a professor of radiology at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, was honored by the American Heart Association on Jan. 29 for developing research that detects and predicts blocked arteries and cardiovascular risk with knee MRI images. Through his stint at the UW, Yuan has mentored 32 people who have […]
KABA Mentor of the Year
The Korean American Bar Association (KABA) of Washington State announced Judge Samuel Chung as the recipient of its inaugural Mentor of the Year Award. Chung was appointed to the King County Superior Court bench in 2014 by Gov. Jay Inslee. He formed and served as the founding president of KABA and continues to be an […]
Miss Chinatown U.S.A. Pageant
Samantha Yee of Newcastle came close this year to bringing home the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. title. Instead, she was named 1st Princess with the title Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce at a pageant that took place on Feb. 1 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Lauren Yang, of Texas, the younger sister […]
Lifelong Recreation Specialist Nguyen
Anne Nguyen is a recreation specialist with the City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department. She’s with the Lifelong Recreation unit, which serves participants aged 50 and older, and she runs programs based out of the Southeast community centers. Previously, Nguyen worked at Kin On.
Tacoma church sends masks to China
The International Chinese Christian Church of Tacoma bought and collected over 8,500 face masks earlier this month. Rev. and Mrs. Douglas Louie and their congregation also raised funds to pay for the cost of shipping to mail the masks to China. So far, the church said it has mailed out to 31 locations, including Wuhan […]
The believer — Senior Deputy Mayor Mike Fong
Mike Fong’s great grandfather every year sent fruitcake along with a campaign contribution to Congressman Tom Foley. Foley had helped him sort out immigration issues.
Marguerite Luke Young and Maxine Loo: Best friends for 67 years
Marguerite “Marge” Luke Young and Maxine Loo were best friends for 67 years. The two met when they were assigned adjacent lockers at Washington Junior High School.
February is American Heart Month: Eat to lower blood pressure
As a nutritionist at International Community Health Services (ICHS), a nonprofit health center, I see first-hand how a healthy diet can help avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication for many chronic conditions, including high blood pressure.
IN MEMORY OF …: William Nygon Lee
A service will be held Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. for William Nygon Lee who passed away on Jan. 26 in Seattle. Lee grew up in the University District, graduated from the University of Washington, and worked for 30 years at Boeing. He is survived by his wife Sue of 61 years; daughter Linda; son […]