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.
Does family trump business?
June 12, 2015 5:53 pmThe founder of Virgin once again made headlines with the announcement that the UK-based group is now offering some staff up to one year parental leave on full pay.
Find a hike or help build a trail with the Washington Trails Assocation
Rachel Belle | June 10, 2015 5:06 pmFifty-six percent of Washingtonians hike, but most hikers probably don't know that many of the state's trails are maintained by volunteers.
Washington has more craft spirit distilleries than any other state, and more to come
Rachel Belle | June 09, 2015 5:44 pmWashington has more craft spirit distilleries than any other state, Seattle has more than any other city and King County more than any other county in the US.
A 24-hour parenting simulation turns Seattle teens off the idea of having babies
Rachel Belle | June 08, 2015 3:17 pmAt Seattle's Nathan Hale High School, students get lifelike baby dolls that are programmed to cry at random times throughout the day and night.
Legendary Seattle DJ Marco Collins is the subject of the new SIFF film 'The Glamour and the Squalor'
Rachel Belle | June 02, 2015 5:55 pmMarco Collins is a legendary DJ. While working at 107.7 The End in the early 90's, Marco was the first in the world to play Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Weezer, and the list goes on and on. This week is the world premiere of the documentary, "The Glamour and the Squalor," a film that explores Marco's rise and fall in the drug heavy grunge music scene.
Less buying, more borrowing: A new Seattle app connects you with your neighbors
Rachel Belle | June 01, 2015 5:25 pmMyNeighbor connects people who need to borrow something with people willing to share, meaning less buying and a chance to meet your neighbors.
It's almost harbor seal season, and you can help keep them safe
Rachel Belle | May 28, 2015 5:18 pmPuget Sound beaches see more harbor seals than any other marine mammal, but when some people see them hanging out on the sand they think the seal is in danger. They're usually not. But the Sno-King Marine Mammal Response volunteers field calls and respond to beaches to calm situations and make sure the seals are left alone.
Seattle gets its first certified coffee sommelier, and he likes Starbucks
Rachel Belle | May 27, 2015 6:14 pmSeattle is known for coffee, but until now it didn't have it's very own certified coffee sommelier. Erik Liedholm has changed all that.
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