SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will induct Ichiro Suzuki into the team’s Hall of Fame during the 2022 season, the club announced on Nov. 17. Suzuki will be honored on Aug. 27 when Seattle faces Cleveland. “Mariners fans were fortunate to have watched Ichiro Suzuki perform his magic at the plate and in the […]
SEATTLE (AP) — A King County Superior Court judge has upheld a requirement issued by the Port of Seattle for all Port employees to be vaccinated by Nov. 15 as a condition of employment. Judge Samuel Chung denied the motion for a preliminary injunction against the mandate sought by two unions representing Port employees in […]
The City of Renton is looking for candidates to serve on its newly-created Equity Commission. The Equity Commission’s primary goal will be to develop recommendations enabling community members to achieve equitable outcomes by removing racial, economic, and social barriers in city programs, services, and policies. The commission will consist of nine members, who are either […]
Someone walked into Modern Trading Company on 650 South Jackson Street on Nov. 10, stole a set of keys, and took off with the store owner’s car. Surveillance camera footage shows the man walking into the store around 11 a.m. The owner didn’t realize his car was gone until much later. Police have not yet […]
Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action will host a webinar on reparations on Nov. 19. The webinar will be presented by Dr. Ron Daniels, the founder and president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), and co-facilitated by Larry Gossett and Alice Ito. Gossett is an iconic civil and human rights leader, […]
A special program called “New Horizon” was held at the GIX Center in Bellevue on Nov. 8 to highlight the partnership between the United States and India. Speakers included Rep. Adam Smith, Consul General of India, Ambassador T.V. Nagendra Prasad, author Vasudha Sharma, Miss World America 2021 Shree Saini, Sens. Mankra Dhingra and Mona Das, […]
Nominations for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election closed on Nov. 2 and nine candidates were nominated. Five board positions are up for election: Position #1 for a Business Owner, Property Owner, or Employee Ryan B. Gilbert is the Chief Operating Officer of the Seattle Indian Health Board, an indigenous community health center […]
The White House just announced that Mike Fong, former senior deputy mayor of Seattle, will be the new U.S. Small Business Administration director for Region X.
Results from a UW Medicine COVID-19 vaccine mix-and-match study were reviewed by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) panel ahead of the group’s decision to authorize mixing and matching of booster shots late last month. “[The] data that we have today shows that it is safe, and also effective at creating a strong […]
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