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!
September 30, 2013 @ 10:52 am
90 year old Gladys Salley and 93 year old Andy Nilles married at the Cock-A-Doodle Doughnut shop in Port Angeles this morning, after about a year of dating. The couple met in their senior apartment complex, started having breakfast dates at McDonald's and have been holding hands ever since.
September 27, 2013 @ 11:50 am
A woman and her two sons moved into a Federal Way apartment complex, and that very day her neighbor told her the previous tenants did meth in the unit. Two tests revealed that the unit is contaminated with meth, so badly that it needs to be gutted to the studs. But the apartment management denies the meth activity and says their test came up negative. Now the woman is fighting to get her money back and get the management to keep tenants out of the contaminated unit.
September 25, 2013 @ 6:37 pm
Tacoma's Franciscan Health System may be the first in the country to do Virtual Urgent Care. You can call in and use a web cam to see a doctor 24/7, for a flat fee of $35. The goal is to help people with mild afflictions who don't actually need to come into a doctor's office.
September 23, 2013 @ 8:36 pm
When 15 year old Kyle's uncle died in the line of duty in 2006, other police officers gave him their patches to start a collection. This summer, Kyle lost his home in a forest fire and all 400 patches were lost. When word got out, Washington state officers collected over 500 patches to present to the boy.
September 20, 2013 @ 7:35 am
After The 12th Man shattered the loudest stadium record on Sunday, some 49er fans are upset, and don't want the Seahawks to play at home anymore. Rachel spoke with the architectural firm who designed CenturyLink to confirm that The Clink was designed to be extra loud.
September 19, 2013 @ 7:36 am
A new study shows that hard core sports fans will binge eat fatty and sugary foods the day after their team loses, and eat healthier, and less, the day after their team wins. Former KIRO sports-talk host, New York Vinnie, says his weight can fluctuate by 40 to 50 pounds depending on how his teams are doing.
September 17, 2013 @ 6:22 pm
Rent is high and competition is hot for Seattle rentals right now. 800 people are relocating to Seattle every month and even the brand new apartment complexes can't keep up. People are going to extremes to try and impress landlords, and spending an average of $1,700 a month for a one bedroom Seattle apartment.
September 13, 2013 @ 5:51 pm
Wendy Colton doesn't like the techno and hip hop music usually played at group exercise classes. So she has started Punk Rock Aerobics in Seattle, so that people can shake it to The Sex Pistols. Wendy has lost 146 pounds and wants to motivate people of all shapes and sizes to get healthy.
September 13, 2013 @ 1:31 pm
CNN recently published an article called "Why Millennials Are Leaving the Church." I spoke with the article's author, a Seattle woman who went from Southern Baptist to agnostic, and the 33 year old founder of a Bothell mega-church about why some Christians are abandoning church and why some are coming back.
September 11, 2013 @ 6:22 am
Former King County Sheriff Sue Rahr is the new Executive Director of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. In January she made some big changes, after noticing that students were being trained in a military like fashion. She wants cops to be approachable, helpful and fair, not feared by the average citizen.