Here's a recipe for one wild evening: Blend together beloved local troubadour Jason Webley, avante-garde rock star and author Amanda Palmer and other musicians, tail-wagging dogs, and a chance to help the...
Date: 02/05/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
For months I steered clear. I didn’t need to make the Lynnwood-to-Bellevue drive when I-405 express toll lanes first opened in September.
Date: 02/03/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
Here are things people used to do without a second thought:Drive around in cars that didn’t have seat belts.Ride motorcycles and bikes without wearing helmets.Send an athlete back into the game after a bad blow to the head.Set off fireworks in the yard.
Date: 01/31/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
Everett isn’t Flint, far from it. Still, coverage of the Michigan city’s lead-in-the-water disaster reminds me of a time, more than 20 years ago, when lead testing was a hot topic...
Date: 01/27/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
"Empire Falls" won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction with its downtrodden mill town and everyman hero.
Date: 01/24/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
Time is short. Mukilteo’s Richard Meury has late-stage cancer.
Date: 01/22/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
A day after my husband died in 1998, Sister Dolores Crosby showed up on my doorstep. She handed me a used paperback. It was "When Bad Things Happen to Good People" by the rabbi Harold...
Date: 01/20/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
Historic Weyerhaeuser house's new home to be in Everett park
Date: 01/06/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
Honor. Courage. Commitment.Before saying those words during his 2009 commencement speech at the U.S. Naval Academy,...
Date: 01/03/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
Hey sport, here is something to do before watching today’s Rose Bowl: Fill out your bracket for the Prose Bowl.
Date: 01/01/2016 | Julie Muhlstein
A train rounds the bend, approaching a sign that says “You are now in Bedford Falls.” Near the scene from the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” ice skaters glide on the Hidden Pond. At the edge of the fantasy town, a...
Date: 12/25/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Salvation Army program helped shop owner kick cocaine habit
Date: 12/23/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Michael Reagan, the Edmonds artist who has created thousands of portraits through his Fallen Heroes Project, will take a long walk Sunday. He walks every morning, but this time his thoughts will be far from home. In his heart, Reagan will be with 66...
Date: 12/20/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
With his feet, faith and a friendly wave, Gary Haga shared his belief in salvation through Jesus Christ. He walked miles through Marysville wearing a sandwich-board sign. He did it every day for as long as he was able. Haga’s earthly journey is over.
Date: 12/18/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Everett Public Library's Puget Sound mural gets makeover
Date: 12/16/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
If the place could talk, oh the stories diners would hear. Charles at Smuggler’s Cove, a Mukilteo restaurant for decades, has a shady history as a haven for bootleggers.
Date: 12/13/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Jessica Morgan and Paul Rodriguez live on opposite sides of the country. Until meeting this week, they mostly chatted online. What they have in common is a cruel enemy — brain cancer.Morgan, who lives in Lake Stevens, was diagnosed with the disease in 2009. At the
Date: 12/11/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Congressman Rick Larsen’s audience was in full agreement Friday when he spoke about the meaning of the Statue of Liberty.
Date: 12/06/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Christmas House opens doors to 'shoppers'
Date: 12/04/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
New coffee shop also serves hope for the homeless, at-risk teens
Date: 12/02/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
On that terrible Friday the 13th, when ISIS attackers murdered at least 129 people in Paris, I tried not to watch. Instead of going home to a night of cable news, I went to Seattle to hear a musician friend play a live...
Date: 11/22/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Judy Sexton took a road trip in September. On her three-day drive to Nebraska, fuel costs were no problem. Her 2014 diesel Volkswagen Jetta gets more than 40 miles per gallon.
Date: 11/15/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
Anna Ropka is just 12, but already has a career in mind. She’s thinking about becoming a professional photographer.
Date: 11/13/2015 | Julie Muhlstein