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Rachel Belle

East of the Mountains, Tom Skerritt...
Rachel Belle

Seattle actor Tom Skerritt plays first starring role at 88 years old

"East of the Mountains," a new film starring local actor Tom Skerritt, was filmed in Eastern Washington and directed and produced by two Seattle filmmakers. 
19 hours ago
the great resignation...
Rachel Belle

The Great Resignation: Seattle workers prioritizing respect and work-life balance over money

Rachel Belle interviewed a handful of Seattle workers who quit their jobs in 2021 without another one lined up, and every single one of them is happier now.
2 days ago
Teenager toxic masculinity...
Rachel Belle

This teenage boy wants to help your teen be vulnerable and fight toxic masculinity

15-year-old Zach Gottlieb started an Instagram and TikTok page for teens to submit questions on topics like anxiety, breakups, and more.
22 days ago
Lab grown salmon...
Rachel Belle

Seattle CEO prepares to bring lab-grown salmon to sushi bars, grocery stores

The next generation of sustainable, environmentally sound proteins will come from actual meat and fish. Wildtype is growing cuts of Coho salmon using salmon cells.
2 months ago
menopause...
Rachel Belle

No one is talking about menopause, not even your doctor

Let's Talk Menopause founder Donna Klassen says most women don't know the symptoms and most medical schools don't include menopause in the curriculum. 
2 months ago
Nadiya Hussain...
Rachel Belle

New ‘Your Last Meal’: British Bake Off winner, Spice Waala brings Indian street food to Seattle

As a child, Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, felt frustrated that her dad served watered down, westernized Indian food at his restaurants.
2 months ago
Toxic positivity...
Rachel Belle

Seattle psychotherapist on how to cope with ‘season of toxic positivity’

Telling your loved ones to look on the bright side when they're feeling down is toxic positivity, and no one likes to hear it. Not even you.
2 months ago
birthday cake...
Rachel Belle

‘Your Last Meal’ podcast explores history of why we eat cake and light candles for birthdays

We all eat birthday cake, but have you ever wondered why? Award-winning chef Christina Tosi dives in on the latest episode of "Your Last Meal."
3 months ago
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is not holding a fluffernutter in this photo, but he is holdi...
MyNorthwest Staff

Dave Ross, Rachel Belle on how ‘fluffernutter’ made it into the dictionary

Fluffernutter is now in the dictionary. KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and Rachel Belle discuss that and the other new words (and phrases) that made the cut.
3 months ago
Caspar Babypants...
Rachel Belle

Seattle rocker Chris Ballew is retiring Caspar Babypants, moving on from kids’ music

After 19 albums and 13 years as Caspar Babypants, Seattle's Chris Ballew is moving on to yet another a new musical project.
3 months ago
Seattle, anxiety...
MyNorthwest Staff

KIRO Radio hosts attempt to solve Seattle’s anxiety problem

A new study out of the U.S. Census Bureau has found that Seattle is ranked as the most anxious metro area in the country. KIRO Radio weighs in.
3 months ago
Butterball, turkey...
Rachel Belle

Nearly 70% of Butterball Turkey Talk-Line customers will make a recipe from social media

It's the 40th anniversary of the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, and this year, they're stepping into the TikTok era!
3 months ago
Buy Nothing...
Rachel Belle

Local ‘Buy Nothing’ users share strangest, stinkiest things they’ve acquired in the sharing economy

On Buy Nothing, the popular Facebook group that allows neighbors to give unwanted items to each other, people will give away anything.
3 months ago
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Rachel Belle

New ‘Your Last Meal’ podcast explores what Jesus actually ate at The Last Supper

The latest guest on "Your Last Meal" is cookbook author Carla Lalli Music, whose last meal is unintentionally biblical: bread and wine. But what was actually served at The Last Supper?
3 months ago
supply chain...
Rachel Belle

Start your holiday shopping now or risk supply chain issues

Now is the time to start holiday gift shopping because if you don't buy soon, supply chain issues may make it tough to get what you want later.
4 months ago
Dick's...
Rachel Belle

How does Dick’s Drive-In pay workers $19 an hour with a menu completely under $5?

Dick's Drive-In recently raised its base pay, as did Taco Time, which is now offering employees $20 an hour at select locations. How do they keep prices low and pay high?
4 months ago
botox...
Rachel Belle

Don’t like how you look on Zoom? Many young Americans are now getting Botox

More people are turning to Botox to get rid of lines and wrinkles, but is it safe? How does one age naturally in a youth obsessed country? Experts weigh in.
4 months ago
certified wildlife habitat...
Rachel Belle

Turn your backyard into a Certified Wildlife Habitat

The National Wildlife Federation will help you make your yard a habitable home for bees, birds, bugs and critters. And they'll give you an official sign!
4 months ago
Emily Cherkin and Ben Gitenstein, pictured months after 9/11. (Photo courtesy of Emily Cherkin)...
Rachel Belle

‘You either got married or broke up’: 20 years later, a Seattle couple on falling in love in NYC in the wake of 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2001, Seattle's Emily Cherkin and Ben Gitenstein were 22 years old and separately taking the subway into Manhattan when two planes crashed into the Twin Towers. This is their story.
5 months ago
dirty work...
Rachel Belle

New book ‘Dirty Work’ reveals psychological toll of working unsavory jobs nobody wants

A new book by Eyal Press called "Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America" takes a deeper look at jobs no one wants to do.
5 months ago
Strangers...
Rachel Belle

Research says talking to strangers is good for your health

We know how important friendships are to our mental health and happiness, but new research suggests striking up conversations with strangers is just as beneficial.
6 months ago
flight attendant...
Rachel Belle

New bestseller ‘Falling’ was written on napkins by a flight attendant while passengers slept

The idea for former flight attendant TJ Newman's first book, "Falling," was born out of a worst case scenario she presented to a pilot on a red eye flight. 
6 months ago
Pro gravel cyclist, Laura King, rode 4,600 miles during her pregnancy, up until the day before givi...
Rachel Belle

Tokyo Olympics disregard for breastfeeding athletes highlights inequality in women’s sports

The Tokyo Olympics initially told athletes they couldn't bring their babies to Japan. Now babies are allowed, but they can't stay with their mothers.
6 months ago
Bigfoot...
Rachel Belle

Marketing for Bigfoot film shot in North Bend aims to support struggling local movie theaters

The filmmakers behind 'Hunting Bigfoot' want to open in smaller communities, like North Bend and Monroe, to share more profits with local theaters.
6 months ago
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