What's Ringing Rachel's 'Belle'?
Rachel Belle
Ring My Belle on KIRO Radio
Tune in to KIRO Radio on Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 3pm for Ring my Belle with Rachel Belle.

Who is Rachel Belle?
Rachel Belle's "Ring My Belle" segment airs Monday-Friday on The Ron & Don Show at 4:37pm and 6:37pm. You can hear "Ring My Belle Weekends" Saturdays at 5:00pm Sundays at 3:00pm. Rachel is a northern California native who loves anything and everything culinary, playing Scrabble, petting cats and performing improv.

Please send Rachel your story ideas, weekend events and taco truck tips!



Who Would House and Hire a Felon? From Prison to Professional with Pioneer Human Services

A year ago, I introduced you to a group of women participating in The If Project at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor. This is an update on one of those women, who got out of prison in September. She is now housed and employed by Pioneer Human Services, a company that loves to hire felons and recovering addicts.

An Issaquah Teacher's Passion For Self Defense, Inspired by Brandi Carlile and a Brave Survivor

An Issaquah high school teacher took it upon herself to teach teenage girls self-defense, after learning about the Fight the Fear campaign. The campaign was co-founded by singer Brandi Carlile after her friend Jennifer Hopper barely survived a brutal attack that killed her partner, Teresa Butz.

Women: Run for office in Washington state

The National Women's Political Caucus of Washington is focused one thing: getting women elected. Only 32% of Washington state politicians are female & the caucus intends to change that.

Lunch at the Shop: A Seattle Shop Owner on the Importance of the Lunch Break

Eight years ago Peter Miller, who has owned an architecture and design book store in Seattle for 32 years, prepared a fresh lunch for his employees. They liked it so much that they now make lunch every day and take a short break to sit down to eat together. His new book "Lunch at the Shop" offers recipes and tips on how to prepare lunch at your workplace.

From Architect to Advocate, a Seattle Man Wants to Change Your Mind About Homelessness

Seattle's Rex Hohlbein has run his own architectural firm for the past 27 years. But after several interactions with homeless people near his office, he's giving up architecture to try and change people's mind's about homeless stereotypes with his new non-profit, Facing Homelessness.

Sonics Fans Head to Portland to Get Their NBA Fix

Since Seattle lost the Sonics, hard core NBA fans have taken to traveling to Portland to watch the Trailblazers play. Chris Hansen still says he wants to bring a team to Seattle, but for now we have to put a bird on it.

Bellingham's Brigadoon Service Dogs Give Veterans with PTSD New Life

Bellingham's Brigadoon Service Dogs specially trains dogs to be companions for kids with autism or Down syndrome or veterans suffering from PTSD. A Gig Harbor veteran didn't leave his Gig Harbor home for a whole year, until he met his service dog, Fiona.

The Seattle Police Guild Passes the Hat for Oso Mudslide Victims

At Seattle's Westlake Center, from 2-6p Wednesday, The Seattle Police Guild was joined by Seattle Police Pipes and Drums, to pass the hat and raise money for victims of the mudslide. The goal is to collect $25,000 in four hours.

Video: This is what you call in-flight entertainment

Passengers got a surprising serenade from the cast of the musical The Lion King on a recent flight. Check out the video

Big changes coming for Woodland Park Zoo elephants

After concerns that the elephants at Woodland Park Zoo weren't leading healthy, happy lives, the zoo created a task force to look into the matter. Six months later, they released their findings, and now the zoo has announced the changes they will make. We hear from Woodland Park Zoo's president and the co-founder of Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants, who believe elephants don't belong in zoos at all.

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