A preschool inside a West Seattle nursing home brings joy to young and old
Rachel Belle | July 06, 2015 5:49 pmWest Seattle's Intergenerational Learning Center is a preschool with participants between the ages of six months to 90.
Get your own, personal superhero action figure made by Bellevue's You Kick Ass
Rachel Belle | July 01, 2015 5:26 pmMark Cuban, of "Shark Tank" fame, invested $100,000 in Bellevue's You Kick Ass, a company that will turn a picture of any person into a superhero action figure.
Edith Macefield's Ballard home could be demolished
Rachel Belle | June 30, 2015 6:02 pmThe saga of Edith Macefield's 115 year old home continues as its latest owners find it is too expensive to get up to code. Now, it may be donated or demolished.
'A Taste of Home' tells the story of history, food in Seattle's Chinatown
Rachel Belle | June 25, 2015 5:41 pmTwo documentarians from Singapore became fascinated with the food and history of Seattle's Chinatown.
A local cop designed a manly, durable diaper bag for baby toting dads
Rachel Belle | June 23, 2015 2:41 pmLocal cop, Jeff Shepard, was not a fan of the floral, pastel diaper bags on the market. So he designed his own. Now he sells his Down Range Baby bags, designed by a Lakewood military bag and bulletproof vest manufacturer.
A Seattle man is throwing a huge retirement party for his service dog
Rachel Belle | June 22, 2015 3:40 pmSeattle's Alex Stone is never without his service dog, Fraser. Born with cerebral palsy, Fraser is the only reason Alex was able to live independently and travel. But it's time for 10 year old Fraser to retire.
Anxiety is now the No. 1 mental health issue plaguing college students
Rachel Belle | June 18, 2015 5:49 pmAnxiety is now the most common mental health diagnosis among college students, knocking depression into the number two slot. The American College Health Association says one in six college students have been diagnosed with, or treated for, anxiety within the last year.
A profile of the river rafting, four-letter word blurting nun on Shaw Island
Rachel Belle | June 17, 2015 5:32 pmOur Lady of the Rock's Mother Hildegard says it's hard to recruit new, young nuns these days, especially in the famously nonreligious northwest.
Prayer and Work: the life of a Benedictine nun on Shaw Island
Rachel Belle | June 16, 2015 5:41 pmOn Shaw Island, the smallest and least populated San Juan Island reached by ferry, is Our Lady of the Rock, a monastery home to seven Benedictine nuns.
An ex-con on how intelligence and street smarts equal a successful prison escape
Rachel Belle | June 15, 2015 5:33 pmEx-con Larry Lawton says intelligence, street smarts, inside help, and lots of free time are the perfect storm for a successful escape.
- Toddlers and senior citizens play together daily at West Seattle's Intergenerational Learning Center
- Get your own, personal superhero action figure made by Bellevue's You Kick Ass
- Ring My Belle: Why buy toys for your kids when you can rent them
- Edith Macefield's Ballard home could be demolished
- Ring My Belle: Religion is not an excuse not to vaccinate your kids in California
- Seattle has a high amount of middle-aged fathers