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Governor appoints Lee to Court of Appeals

Governor appoints Lee to Court of Appeals

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing Judge Linda Lee to the Division II Court of Appeals, District III. Lee, who has served as a Pierce County Superior Court judge since 2004 and a partner at Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malance, Peterson and Daheim LLP for 13 years before that, has an extensive record […]

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Tama Murotani-Inaba passes

Tama Murotani-Inaba passes

Tama Koriyama Murotani-Inaba passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 6:30 a.m. She is survived by her daughters, Cari Murotani and Joi Dennett; three grandsons, (Cari’s sons) Mark Kirihara (Amy), Scott Kirihara, and Miguel Colón (Lariza); four great-grandchildren, Mark Kirihara Jr., Rylan Kirihara, Mika Kirihara, and Avalyna Colón; stepsons Bruce Inaba (Debbie) and […]

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Barbara Gangwer wins community service award

Barbara Gangwer wins community service award

Barbara Gangwer, Strategy and Business Process Advisor for the City of Seattle, was awarded the Community Service and Contributions Award by the Seattle Management Association’s Excellence in Management luncheon at the Columbia Tower Club Dec. 5. The award “recognizes a city employee who has shown extraordinary dedication to promote and personally contribute to the community […]

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4Culture awards $69,750 in historic preservation grants

4Culture awards $69,750 in historic preservation grants

4Culture has awarded 15 organizations at total of $69,750 from its Preservation Sustained Support grant program. The program provides funding to King County-based non-profit organizations, public development authorities, and municipalities that provide definable, high quality historic preservation services to the public. Among the recipients are Friends of Mukai on Vashon Island, $1,000; Kubota Garden Foundation […]

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Christmas Eve fire in Chinatown

Christmas Eve fire in Chinatown

By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The cause of the Christmas Eve fire in the International District has been classified as “undetermined,” according to the Seattle Fire Department. Crews responded to the fire that started in the top floor of the three-story Hudson Building on the corner of 7th Ave. S. and S. King St. at […]

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The Top 10 Stories of the Year — table of contents

The Top 10 Stories of the Year — table of contents

As we ring in the New Year, we usher out the old with a look back at the top 10 news stories of 2013. From parking to parks, achievers, criminals, and matters of race, here are the people and issues that delivered substantial impacts to the Asian American and Pacific Island communities locally, regionally, and sometimes nationally and internationally.

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