The Western Washington University Board of Trustees named Oregon State University Provost and Executive Vice President Sabah U. Randhawa as the preferred candidate in their search for Western’s president. Randhawa currently serves as Oregon State University’s provost and executive vice president. “I am honored and excited to be considered as the preferred candidate for president […]
Tragic post — Craigslist ad leads to alleged murder of church piano teacher
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A 32-year-old pianist was found dead in his Lynnwood townhome in what authorities believe is a result of an ad he placed on the website Craigslist.org. A 23-year-old man was being held in custody in California, accused of killing Christopher Davis. Davis posted ads in Craigslist’s classifieds section seeking […]
Making a difference — Honoring women in male-dominated careers
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.<!–more–> The honorees: Chief Kathleen O’Toole was sworn in as Chief of the Seattle […]
It’s graduation time!
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly It’s that Pomp and Circumstance time of year, and in addition to the myriad of graduating APIs around the
Nomura explores her roots through choreography, dance
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly For its second season, the Seattle dance group Relay Dance Collective travels back to their roots as inspiration for “Beginnings,” featuring repertory works by 30 dancers and choreographers. Dancer and co-founder of the group Gabrielle Kazuko Nomura uses this opportunity to tell the story of her origins as a […]
Diverse group of APA community contributors honored
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The freezing outdoor temperature did not dampen the warm atmosphere of handshaking and extended congratulations inside the House of Hong Restaurant.
Top Contributor: Dr. Austin Huang
How his musical, methodical mind works By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly One of the most prominent Chinese artists currently based in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Austin Huang, a native of China, is both a mining engineer and a composer, with a total of 14 musical pieces performed in America and China. He’s currently an […]
Julien Loh hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene district office
Julien Loh was hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene’s Washington State office, officially starting January 2013. The aide of former Mayor Greg Nickels and former Gov. Christine Gregoire, Loh graduated from Mercer Island high school and Western Washington University. (end)
Will Chen opens International District accounting office
Will Chen, certified public accountant, has opened an office in the International District. His office is located at 418 7th Ave. S., next to the Jade Garden restaurant.
BLOG: Passing the torch
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.