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Rena Hegel: You came to my aid

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Pam Newman: Too many things make you special

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Mary Smith: Although you’re gone, you still comfort me

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Pam Vink: Your faith and strength are inspiring

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Renee Denham: You have helped my newborn niece immensely

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Karen Coragiulo: You seek the good in others

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Diana J. Bushnell: A strong, amazing mother

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Mable Barmuta: Memories as clear as crystal

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Kay Goosman: You sacrificed everything for us

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

China’s Terracotta Warriors on exhibit at Pacific Science Center

China’s first emperor was obsessed with living and ruling forever. More than 2,200 years ago, Qin Shihuangdi (also Qin Shi Huang) ordered that a massive… Continue reading

Your guide to plant sales in and around Snohomish County

Just like at a garage sale, the best stuff goes fast at a plant sale. The Hardy Plant Society of Washington held one of the… Continue reading

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Luzia’ is a Mexican-inspired daydream

Giant monarch butterflies, hoop-diving hummingbirds, dancing cacti and crocodiles playing marimbas. My sister and I saw all that and more in Cirque du Soleil’s “Luzia,”… Continue reading

Your hunt is over for ways to use plastic eggs

Plastic eggs are no yolk. There are many more uses for these ovals of delight than as a mere jelly bean container. Put messages, clues… Continue reading

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival kicks off on a high note

This is no April Fool’s joke: I’ve lived in Everett for five years, but had never gone to the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival. That is,… Continue reading

Get poppin’: How to make perfect popcorn at home

There’s nothing like the taste of freshly popped popcorn. It’s the all-American snack we munch on while watching movies, cheering for our favorite sports teams,… Continue reading

Trivia a hot trend in Snohomish County bar scene

Three Texans and a Nebraskan play trivia in a bar. No, that’s not the opener to another walk-into-a-bar joke, although that’s exactly what I was… Continue reading

Where to play pub trivia in Snohomish County

SUNDAY Bert’s Tavern: 17902 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell, 425-487-6760. OutLoud Trivia hosts 7 p.m. Sundays. Free. Teams of eight or fewer. First, second and third… Continue reading

Blue Oyster Cult to play Emerald Queen Casino

Here’s proof that you’re never too old to rock ‘n’ roll. Blue Oyster Cult, which formed in 1967 in New York, will rock the Emerald… Continue reading

Popular web comic The Oatmeal tests his new card game in Arlington

When The Oatmeal crashes a party, he draws cartoons of monsters eating babies. That was the scene at the Arlington Library this week.… Continue reading

La dolce vita: Gala a chocolate lover’s dream

Windsor Vest will make 1,500 chocolates by hand for this year’s Chocolate Lovers Gala. The hobby chocolatier is still working on her menu, but she’ll… Continue reading