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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.
5 days 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.
12 days 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."
18 days 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.
19 days 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.
20 days 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.
22 days ago
Butterball, turkey...
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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!
25 days 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.
28 days 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?
1 month 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.
2 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?
2 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.
2 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!
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
4 months ago
flight attendant...
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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. 
4 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.
4 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.
4 months ago
trees, mother trees...
Rachel Belle

New book says ‘Mother Trees’ care for their forest kin using an underground fungal network

"Finding the Mother Tree" is part research, part memoir by University of British Columbia professor of forest ecology, Dr. Suzanna Simard.
4 months ago
Black swim caps, olympic swimming...
Rachel Belle

Olympic ban on swim caps for Black hair ‘offensive, discriminatory,’ says Seattle founder of Afro Swimmers

The Olympics rejected swim cap designed to fit large, textured hair, with advocates saying the ban is just one more barrier keeping Black people out of pools. 
5 months ago
Jack Daniel's...
Rachel Belle

Jack Daniel’s documentary reminds us Tennessee whiskey was created by an enslaved African American man

Jack Daniel's is one of America's oldest brands. But it was only fairly recently that the brand credited the man who taught Jack Daniel how to distill whiskey: an enslaved man named Nathan "Nearest" Green.
5 months ago
Gap year Verto...
Rachel Belle

Seattle University among colleges letting students take post-pandemic gap year abroad

Verto offers students the opportunity to live abroad for a year, while earning college credits in both a classroom and out in the field.
5 months ago
Rachel Belle

Black Washingtonians rejoice as Juneteenth is declared a federal holiday

Learn about the first recorded celebration of Juneteenth in Seattle, symbolic foods served on the holiday, and hear from Rep. Melanie Morgan, the WA legislator who made Juneteenth a state holiday.
5 months ago
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