Stories tagged “KUOW”
While hearing audiences may not even notice them, for deaf people the ASL (American Sign Language) interpreters at plays and concerts are more than just living subtitles — in many cases, they are the performance.
An unusual legal interpretation means that in Washington, anyone with any medical condition may be entitled to the use of a service dog, much like a seeing-eye dog for the blind.
Washington state considers a ban on hiring smokers. Some companies already ban smokers, and one airline says it’ll fire anyone it catches lighting up — even outside work.
Emergency crews in Seattle practice for a terrorist chemical or biological attack.