Stories from teen refugees in Tukwila highlight the Syrian refugee crisis
Rachel Belle | December 01, 2015 5:44 pmTukwila's Foster High School is in one of the most diverse school districts in the country, full of kids from around the globe, most of them refugees.
Every Little Counts: A benefit concert for MusiCares, produced by legendary Seattle DJ Marco Collins
November 30, 2015 6:17 pmLegendary Seattle DJ Marco Collins has struggled with addiction for decades, and credits the non-profit MusiCares for helping him get clean, sober and stay alive. To give back, he's producing a benefit show for MusiCares at Neumos on Thursday, December 3rd.
Write an ethical will to pass on family values and traditions
Rachel Belle | November 23, 2015 5:51 pmA Seattle rabbi teaches us about an ethical will: 'It's basically a letter that we write to the people we care about most, the people we love, to pass on our values, or wisdom and our love,' says Seattle rabbi Elana Zaiman.
Zero energy homeowners in Issaquah get checks, not bills, from electric company
Rachel Belle | November 19, 2015 5:18 pmIssaquah Highlands' zHomes are some of the most energy efficient in the country. They can actually produce energy rather than use it. The homes also use 70 percent less water than the average house.
With Phox, you'll never have to give out a fake phone number again
Rachel Belle | November 18, 2015 6:00 pmIf you've ever given out a fake phone number at a bar, Phox might be for you. Developed by a Redmond-based company, Phox gives your mobile a second, public, number to give out to people you may not trust with your personal line.
The world's best kitchen knives are hand forged in Olympia
Rachel Belle | November 17, 2015 6:21 pmOlympia's Bob Kramer makes the most coveted chef knives in the world, sometimes spending a month handcrafting a custom made tool.
New Hello Kitty exhibition opens at Seattle's EMP
Rachel Belle | November 13, 2015 5:12 pmThe EMP opens "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty" featuring more than 500 items of Hello Kitty history from the '70s on, including toilet paper, braces and a Hello Kitty dress worn by Lady Gaga.
Music For Cats: Professional musician composes tunes for felines
Rachel Belle | November 11, 2015 5:40 pmA lifetime musician, David Teie wanted to create music for all species to enjoy. Through research, he created music that hits a cats' ear perfectly & they react very positively too. Don't believe me? Test out the sample track on your cat.
On long distance hikes, women may have a physiological and mental advantage over men
Rachel Belle | November 10, 2015 5:51 pmMen often outperform women in sports. But when it comes to long distance thru hikes, like the Pacific Crest Trail or the Appalachian Trail, men and women perform equally. In fact, women might actually be more physiologically and mentally suited than their male counterparts.
What would Jim Henson think of the new Muppet Show?
Rachel Belle | November 09, 2015 5:48 pmThe new Muppet Show opened on ABC this fall with mixed reviews. Some think it's too adult, too modern, and wonder what Jim Henson would think. We hear from Guy Gilchrist, a syndicated cartoonist who was hired by Jim Henson to write and draw The Muppets and Muppet Babies cartoons.
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