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Rachel Belle

  • vulnerable lands

    The quietest place in the lower 48 is in Western Washington

    It's near impossible to find a silent place in the United States. But there's one spot in Washington that is free of man-made sounds, and heavy on the natural ones.
  • parallel play

    Parallel play: Get over the ‘awkward’ and socialize in silence

    The idea is parallel play -- hanging out with other people, yet without socializing and talking to fill in awkward silences. It's existing together to bond while doing different activities.
  • Native American cuisine and ancestral traditions in the kitchen at Tulalip Casino

    At Blackfish, a seafood restaurant in Tulalip Casino, cooks prepare salmon the traditional, old as time, tribal way. They also train staff to understand traditional tribal beliefs and believe an angry chef will transfer anger into the food.
  • smorkage

    Seattle’s Larsen’s bakery has been making smorkage for 44 years

    Seattle author Lindy West discusses her love of smorkage from Ballard's Larsen's Bakery -- a Danish pastry rarely found in the United States.
  • mariners

    What the voices of Mariners baseball eat on the road

    Mariners baseball voices Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and producer Kevin Cremin travel to 80 cities a year. They've discovered some of the country's best restaurants.
  • forest bathing

    Forest Bathing: a hiking alternative that connects you with nature

    Cascadia Forest Therapy's Michael Stein-Ross takes groups of people into the woods for three hour forest bathing sessions.
  • recycling

    Keep recycling: Rumor that King County doesn’t recycle plastic is false

    Recycling is alive and well in the Northwest despite China refusing to accept US recycling waste. So keep using your blue bin.
  • Safeco Field

    New Mariners menu includes Din Tai Fung, lobster rolls, Frito Pie

    The new additions to the Safeco Field menu have been announced. There is one place guaranteed to have a line. But that's not where I found the best bite.
  • breast cancer vaccine

    Breast cancer vaccine is being tested at University of Washington

    The UW Medicine Cancer Vaccine Institute is testing a breast cancer vaccine on breast cancer survivors, with the hope the disease will never come back.
  • Tacoma

    Mother of Tacoma Girl Scout speaks out about attempted robbery

    Last weekend, an 11-year-old Girl Scout and her mother were selling cookies outside a Tacoma Fred Meyer when two men tried to rob them at gunpoint.
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