Fall is just another blooming season

October can be a time of spectacular colors in your garden.


Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Speakers Sunday night included comedians John Mulaney, Amy Schumer and Jimmie Walker.

  • Oct 23, 2017


Satirical ‘Ask A Mexican’ column to end after decade run

Arellano quit the OC Weekly after he was asked by the newspaper’s owner to lay off half of the staff.

  • Oct 23, 2017


Music in the mountains: ‘It’s a weather-dependant hobby’

Anastasia Allison of the Musical Mountaineers reflects on making music at the summits.

Pair of intrepid musicians climb N. Cascades summits to play

Rose Freeman and Anastasia Allison pack their instruments up mountains for high-altitude recitals.

Acura adds A-Spec model to superb handling TLX in 2018

In an already comfortable and refined interior for all TLX models, the A-Spec embellishes all of it.

Jaw fragment, bloody shirt and stranger things in Everett

The Everett Public Library’s Northwest Room is a treasure trove of oddities.

Living with Children: Shift in paradigm derailed child-rearing

By John Rosemond / Tribune News Service I am sometimes asked if I think the “parenting pendulum” is swinging back, however slowly, toward where it… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Today in History: Oct. 23

Today is Monday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2017. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Oct. 23, 1942, during… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Weighing conversion for religious boyfriend

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I am agnostic, but my boyfriend is religious. He has recently become more devoted to his religion… Continue reading

38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

Writer and director James Toback, who got an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Fox renewed O’Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

21st Century Fox defends its decision because it said O’Reilly had settled the matter personally.

  • Oct 22, 2017

Get tricked out in your Halloween best

Thrift stores can dress up you and your ghoul-friends.

Austria meets Italy in bicultural Bolzano

The long-Austrian, now-Italian region of South Tirol is one of Europe’s main crossroads.

Book’s challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

Authors says he hopes the book will show people: “You’re never too old to do something.”

  • Oct 22, 2017

Helper or hindrance? New mom’s scorecard for Grandma

or her worst enemy. Who would have thought that a newborn bundle of joy could cause so… Continue reading

Move-in stress makes him second-guess the relationship

Dear Carolyn: My girlfriend and I have been together for almost a year and are moving in together at the end of the month. She’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

Cycling: Bill Thorness, ride leader for Cascade Bicycle Club, will speak on “Cycling the Pacific Coast: An Epic Adventure on Two Wheels,” 6 to 8… Continue reading

Post-prison Martha Stewart is good friends with Snoop Dogg

When did she turn into America’s coolest grandma, who makes weed jokes and hangs out with rappers?

  • Oct 22, 2017