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WHAT'S RINGING RACHEL'S 'BELLE'?

Rachel Belle

  • How to tell your family you’re not coming home for the holidays

    It's a tale as old as time: people dreading spending time with their family over the holidays. But what if you've hit your limit and you've decided you don't want to go home this year. How do you break the news to your family? Rachel Belle consults two Seattle therapists.
  • CBD is safe for pets, but does it actually work?

    CBD is a wildly popular product derived from the hemp plant, and can help pets and humans with anxiety and pain associated with cancer and arthritis. But the products for pets are unregulated.
  • Travel trend: packages tailored to single parents and their kids

    A vacation can be a different animal for a single parent traveling with their kids. But the tourism industry has finally taken notice. Slowly but surely, there are a handful of companies providing experiences tailored to single parent families.
  • Woodlawn Cemetery

    Green burials can feel raw, cathartic and are easier on the environment

    KIRO Radio's traffic reporter Chris Sullivan tells the story of burying his best friend's mom, at what turned out to be a green burial. And Rachel Belle visits Snohomish's Woodlawn Cemetery, that has a special section just for green burials.
  • snopes

    The founder of the fact checking website Snopes lives in Tacoma

    If you've ever asked the Internet a question like, "Is Tupac still alive?" or "Did an Indian woman gave birth to eleven baby boys all at once?" you've probably ended up at Snopes.com.
  • art, king county

    King County study shows art boosts health, graduation, volunteerism

    A brand new study from Seattle non-profit ArtsFund looked at the social impacts of art in King County. The results show that the arts have huge benefits to our community, our children and our health and wellness.
  • nirvana, rock photographer

    Decades old, never seen photos from Seattle’s go-to rock photographer

    Darrell Westmoreland has been shooting bands around Puget Sound since 1971. His debut book "Snap Click Flash" is a black and white collection of his favorite shots from his time as a rock photographer.
  • burger, dorm food

    Modern Seattle dorm food is diverse, but students still crave pizza

    Classes are back in session at Seattle's universities, and for thousands of students that means living away from home for the first time. For many, that means eating in the dorms. Rachel Belle ate, and interviewed the chefs, at two of the city's top colleges to see how dorm food has improved over time.
  • blind cafe

    Eat in the dark with strangers at The Blind Cafe in Seattle this weekend

    The Blind Cafe is a popup restaurant that travels the country and offers diners the experience of eating in pitch blackness. There are a couple blind ambassadors there for a Q&A and live music.
  • s'more

    The history of America’s favorite campfire snack, the s’more

    Learn the history of the s'more, and the origin stories of all three of its components: Graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows.
Ring My Belle on KIRO Radio
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