Work in Seattle, live in Bremerton? The mayor says cheap rent is just a ferry ride away
Rachel Belle | February 4, 2016 5:34 pmThe city of Bremerton has launched a campaign to encourage downtown Seattle workers to live in Bremerton, where rent and mortgages are half the price.…
New book “While the City Slept” details what led up to a brutal Seattle murder, and how it could have been prevented
Rachel Belle | February 2, 2016 5:53 pmIn 2009, Seattle's Jennifer Hopper and Teresa Butz were asleep when Isaiah Kalebu came in through their window, raped them, and killed Teresa. A new…
Seattle advocate says elephant died after ‘a horrible, traumatic life at the hands of Woodland Park Zoo’
Rachel Belle | February 1, 2016 5:49 pmChai, a 37 year old female elephant died at the Oklahoma City Zoo over the weekend, less than a year after she was moved from…
UW computer scientists are working on a way for you to talk to the dead
Rachel Belle | January 25, 2016 5:51 pmUniversity of Washington computer scientists are working on making 3-D models of people, using photos and video, that you could have a conversation with. This…
From sweatpants to cellphones, do Seattleites lack restaurant etiquette?
Rachel Belle | January 21, 2016 6:19 pmSeattle Times food writer and a Seattle etiquette expert share some of the worst offenses they have seen in restaurants, and offer a solution to…
‘The Taco Cleanse’ could change how you think about dieting
Rachel Belle | January 19, 2016 6:23 pmA new book, called "The Taco Cleanse," shuns juices and fasts for 30 days of tacos. There are 75 vegan taco recipes in the book,…
Grammy performers will be gifted jewelry by a Seattle single mom
Rachel Belle | January 18, 2016 5:53 pmA single mom, who makes cuff bracelets at night, after work, after her daughter goes to sleep, was thrilled when the GRAMMYs asked to feature…
Seattle’s 95-year-old stand-up comedian ain’t no joke
Kipp Robertson | January 5, 2016 10:29 amWest Seattle's Georgie Kunkel started doing stand-up comedy in her 80s, and at 95 she gets on stage once a month to tell funny stories…
Is the Washington DOC to blame for a deadly crash?
MyNorthwest.com | December 28, 2015 4:15 pmThere's no denying the tragedy, but Mike Salk and Rachel Belle discuss how the "Sliding Door" phenomena come into play.
Seattleites are stuffing stockings with pot
Rachel Belle | December 22, 2015 10:59 amThe Pot Shop, in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, says their sales are better than ever as people pick up marijuana for holiday gifts. In many cases,…