Deborah Wang, KUOW

Deborah Wang


Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Deborah:

Northern lights make appearance over Washington

Northwest astronomy fans got a treat Monday night as clear skies provided an excellent view of the northern lights over Washington state. → Read More

Avoiding Covid-19 vaccines: A religious group gives Washingtonians tips on how to do it

A group called One Washington is holding seminars around the state to instruct people on how to ask for a religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine. KUOW’s Deborah Wang attended one of their sessions this week. → Read More

Who's leading in Seattle races on primary night

With a clap of thunder, the polls closed at 8 p.m. on Tuesday in Seattle, marking the end of a seemingly sleepy series of races. → Read More

The tale of the Black birders and ruffled feathers on Facebook

As protests for racial justice continue, some birding communities on Facebook are finding themselves under pressure to give space to more diverse voices. → Read More

Who will heal the healers when coronavirus is over?

Hospitals are working very hard to make sure that healthcare workers stay physically healthy during this crisis. But what about their psychological health? What’s being done to support healthcare workers through this incredibly challenging time? → Read More

How prohibition forever changed policing in Seattle

On a recent SoundQs segment we learned about historic bootlegger Roy Olmstead. Today we do a deep dive on another larger-than-life figure from that time, black business owner Doc Hamilton. Both men dealt in illegal alcohol, but had wholly different experiences with the temperance movement and the law. → Read More

How safe are the bridges in the Puget Sound region?

There are more than 8000 bridges in Washington state. How safe are they? And how will they fare in the event of a major earthquake? → Read More

How do those holiday lights get on construction cranes?

The holidays are coming. Which means even our construction cranes start looking festive. One listener wants to know - who decorates construction cranes → Read More

Is Seattle a target for nuclear attack?

Our region is home to global companies like Amazon and Microsoft - and it's home to large cache of nuclear weapons and military assets. → Read More

What should you do in the event of a nuclear attack?

If you don't know, you're not alone. → Read More

Has any city figured out public toilets?

On this episode we try and figure out if any city has figured out public toilets, and what Seattle can learn → Read More

Why are those food safety posters smiling at me?

Those posters with smiley faces outside area restaurants are surprisingly complicated. Please consider donating to KUOW at . → Read More

Why do Seattleites complain so much?

Over the summer, the SoundQs team has gotten some questions that double as complaints about the Seattle region. It got us thinki → Read More

How safe is urban foraging?

On this week's episode of SoundQs we look at the safety and etiquette of foraging in the city. → Read More

Ruby was a typical Instagram user. Then something strange started happening…

...and she got hacked. → Read More

What's that screeching? Maybe a hungry young Cooper's Hawk

It's breeding season for Cooper's Hawks. They are now prolific in Seattle. Just listen for their screeches. → Read More

What's in that giant government warehouse near Sand Point?

It's a giant, block-long building surrounded by a chain-link fence. To the neighbors in this leafy Seattle neighborhood, the place is an enigma. So what's inside this giant US government warehouse? Is this where documents just go to die? → Read More

Why are dogs allowed in Seattle bars?

Unlike kids, dogs are taken nearly everywhere: restaurant patios, taprooms, even the grocery store. → Read More

Crow versus eagle, who wins? And other answers to your animal questions

Here at SoundQs, we get a lot of questions about animals. We’re talking rats, bats, squirrels, crows, opossums, you name it. On this episode, we answer a dozen of your urban wildlife questions. → Read More

What is life like on Lake Union's houseboats?

Seattleites have been living in floating homes for more than 100 years. We visit a floating home community and hear about the excitement of life on the water in this week's episode of SoundQs. → Read More