Sharon Salyer

The jury’s out on stem cell treatments for arthritic pain

The injections might be an alternative to joint-replacement surgery — but it’s too soon to tell.

DeMiero jazz fest remains a mecca for the region’s jazz choirs

This year’s event, set for March 1-3, will feature 68 choirs and several noted jazz artists.

Opioid users and victims to Sen. Patty Murray: ‘Help’

People tell stories of drug use or having addicted parents and children at a roundtable in Everett.

Mark Ellinger works with fire to create unique texture and color on a float. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Glass Quest: Find clue balls to trade in for hand-blown floats

The ninth annual Great Northwest Glass Quest is on Camano Island and in Stanwood through Feb. 25.

Mark Ellinger works with fire to create unique texture and color on a float. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar will play the Historic Everett Theater on Feb. 18. (Michael Weintrob)

Blues show in Everett to benefit musicians’ relief fund

Sugaray Rayford and Lee Oskar will perform at the event Sunday at the Historic Everett Theatre.

Harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar will play the Historic Everett Theater on Feb. 18. (Michael Weintrob)

Edmonds theater stresses social justice aspect of ‘Mockingbird’

The story of racism in the Depression-era Deep South remains all too relevant today.

Her ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ character is inspired by aunts

Alicia Jones plays the Finches’ housekeeper, Calpurnia, in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production.

Snohomish County leads the state with 27 flu deaths

Statewide, 151 have died. But the illness has hit other parts of the country harder this season.

Cascade Symphony’s children’s concert features student cellist

Everett eighth-grader Felix Kim will perform the solo in “Boccherini Cello Concerto in B-flat Major.”

Everett Philharmonic to perform its annual all-Mozart concert

“That Magnificent Mozart!” will be performed by a chamber-sized group Feb. 11 in Everett.

Mukilteo youth committee to host a student art competition

The Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee contest is open to Seattle-area students and has no entry fee.

A log jam forms at the Centennial Trail overpass Sunday afternoon at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington on February 4, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Waters are receding, but slopes remain dangerously soggy

Minor landslides and high water prompted closure of some Snohomish County roads Sunday and Monday.

A log jam forms at the Centennial Trail overpass Sunday afternoon at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington on February 4, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Apartment complexes ban smoking — and not just for health

It seems to be a trend. The Snohomish Health District lists 74 properties where smoking is prohibited.

EagleSong-Gardener, gardner and herbalist, will be a seminar speaker at the upcoming Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle in Feb. 7-11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Garden party theme celebrates 30th Northwest flower show

A number of local gardening experts will be at this year’s Northwest Flower Garden Festival.

EagleSong-Gardener, gardner and herbalist, will be a seminar speaker at the upcoming Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle in Feb. 7-11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Red Twig is a red-hot place for breakfast in Edmonds

The cafe and bakery’s offerings go well beyond standard bacon-and-eggs fare.

PUD programs help with the power bills

Older adults and residents in low-income households may be eligible for assistance.

Flu season might have peaked

But it’s not over yet, as clinics continue to be packed with patients.

You may just bowl laughing at this Phoenix Theatre play

The quirky comedy “More Fun Than Bowling” runs Feb. 2 to 25 at Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds.

Expo in Stanwood can help you get ready for the country

The Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool is set for Jan. 27 at the high school.

Number of flu-related deaths in county continues to grow

Statewide, 86 people have died from the flu, most of whom were 65 or older.