By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) won 11 awards at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including four first place wins—a record in NWAW history. WNPA representatives announced the winners during the annual convention awards dinner in Olympia on Oct. 11. Stacy Nguyen, Kai Curry, […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Behind every good man, there is a good woman. And perhaps there is no truer case of that than Louise Kashino. While her husband Shiro Kashino was used to the spotlight, having been a high school football star and a war hero, she was used to making things work […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The first memory Benjamin Rainbow has of bicycling is when he was five or six. The
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When Andy Hwang was a kid growing up in Olympia, listening to the blare of sirens
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When University of Washington (UW) President Michael Young met with representatives of the Asian and Pacific Islander community, he brought good news.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Growing up, 25-year-old Navy Lt.j.g. Han Sol Yi never imagined he would be the navigator of a destroyer, let alone the U.S. Navy Guided-missile destroyer USS Cole, one of the world’s most advanced warships.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee has been on the city council for 20 years. Put another way, that’s over 7,300 days, or over 175,000 hours, or over 1 million minutes. To say the least, Lee has put in a lot of time in his job, and now he’s running for […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly If there’s one thing Rainier Scholars are, it’s motivated.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly In a department that is being constantly scrutinized for ill behavior toward people of color, creating a more diverse workforce has become a major concern.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly For the fourth annual International Children’s Friendship Festival in Seattle, children from 31 countries united in one room, representing their cultures and fostering unity.