Asian Americans in Washington state are at greater risk for stomach cancer than most realize, according to statistics from Cornerstone Medical Services. Korean Americans are eight times and Vietnamese Americans are three times more likely to get stomach cancer than their white counterparts.
At the same time Federal Way officials are exploring ways to bring more economic development to the city, the business community has ideas of their own.
The Washington Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, honored David St. John, owner of Gents Fine Grooming for Men, with a Patriot Award in recognition of his extraordinary support of an employee who serves in the Army National Guard.
Federal Way resident Anna Rodriguez steps off her bus from Seattle, tired and frustrated. Inside her red purse, she has a growing list of errands to run at local stores — with no way to cross them off.