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A previous Local Wonder story explored the question, "Is the 'Seattle freeze' a real thing?"
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Local Wonder is an experiment in a new method of storytelling at KUOW. It begins with your questions. 

Submit any question about Seattle, the Puget Sound region, or its people via the form below. Later, listeners will vote to decide which question will be investigated in a future KUOW story. If you follow KUOW on Facebook, you can stay up-to-date on all our Local Wonder activity. If you have questions about the project or have any trouble using this form, please contact localwonder@kuow.org.

Local Wonder
7:49 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Why Are There So Few Mosquitos In Seattle?

Sharon Collman, an entomologist at Washington State University, hunts for mosquitos.
Credit KUOW Photo/Ashley Ahearn

KUOW listener Nancy Beaudet had a question: Why are there so few mosquitos in Seattle?

As part of our Local Wonder series, we sent our environmental reporter, Ashley Ahearn, onto the muddy trails of the Washington Park Arboretum to find out why skeeters don’t plague Seattle summers.

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Local Wonder
7:27 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Is The Seattle Freeze A Real Thing?

Credit KUOW Photo/Daniel Berman

When John Reese moved from northern Illinois to Seattle last year he kept hearing people talking about the Seattle Freeze. So far he hasn’t seen any sign of it. In fact, he says people are nicer here than they are back home.

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