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The power of journalism: My thoughts on Seattle’s loss of Kathi Goertzen

We lost a dear, dear friend today. Dan Lewis, KOMO 4 news anchor Truer words have not been said. For anyone in or from Western Washington today, our community suffered a great loss. Longtime KOMO 4 News anchor Kathi Goertzen died after a 14-year battle with brain tumors. She was 54. If you lived in the Seattle […]

Rooting for the underdogs in this month’s book selections

Here are my latest book recommendations for Northwest Asian Weekly: The Choke Artist: Confessions of a Chronic Underachiever By David Yoo Grand Central Publishing, 2012 Growing up, David Yoo hated everything that identified him as Asian: his slanted eyes, his slight frame, and others’ assumptions that he was academically gifted. So in an effort to […]