South African jazz musician, anti-apartheid activist Masekela dead

Called the “Father of South African jazz,” he died in Johannesburg after a decade-long cancer fight.

  • Jan 23, 2018


Rose Johnson, 80, is a member of the Everett Area Newcomers Club, which meets and dines once a month at Sno-Isle Tech’s student-run Le Bistro Restaurant. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Old-timers can join the Everett Area Newcomers Club

Everett group welcomes women for friendship and fun at multiple meet-ups.


Are you addicted to your device? Take time away from your phone

Here’s what you need to know about digital detox.

  • Jan 23, 2018


Excluding one wedding guest to please another can backfire

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Our wedding is falling apart. My fiance and I were set up by our friend Julia. Julia… Continue reading

New music: Fall Out Boy balances rock and pop with ease

Fall Out Boy, “Mania”: Rockers are having a tough time on pop radio these days. Unless they’re willing to go the full Maroon 5 and… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

Today in History: Jan. 23

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2018. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Jan. 23, 1968, North… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

Megyn Kelly trashes Jane Fonda’s ‘poor-me routine’

Kelly defended her decision to ask Fonda about her history with plastic surgery last September.

  • Jan 22, 2018

Don Imus announces date of his radio show’s final episode

His contract was to end in December, but the syndicator of his show filed for bankruptcy last year.

  • Jan 22, 2018

2018 Nissan Rogue crossover gets set for autonomous driving

New features including ProPILOT Assist are added to Nissan’s best-selling model, the compact Rogue.

Living with Children: To spank, or, not to … here we go again

By John Rosemond / Tribune News Service Four sentences into her Wall Street Journal article on recent research into spanking (“Spanking for Misbehavior? It Causes… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2018

Normal frailties should not be a relationship killer

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hey Carolyn: I’m in my mid-thirties and in a relatively new, but so far amazing, relationship. In both a… Continue reading

Reflecting on redrum, Stephen King’s top tale of terror

‘The Shining’ remains a favorite of this Everett Public Library staffer for diving into true horror.

Today in History: Jan. 22

Today is Monday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2018. There are 343 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Jan. 22, 1968, the… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2018

‘Three Billboards’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Director Martin McDonagh’s dark morality tale beat out “Lady Bird,” “Mudbound,” “Get Out” and “The Big Sick.”

  • Jan 21, 2018

Bremerton teacher’s comic aims to defy black stereotypes

Boosted by a successful Kickstarter campaign, the series explores greed, power, racism and religion.

  • Jan 21, 2018

From Jasper to Banff: A Canadian adventure in an RV

Jennifer Bardsley plans to take her family on two-week roadtrip through Canada in a tent trailer.

‘12 Strong’ infuses heart into war, but doesn’t dive too deep

Movie tells extraordinary story of battle in the mountains of Afghanistan in the winter of 2001.

  • Jan 21, 2018

Anxiety, or chronic worry, is a growing problem

Paul Schoenfeld shares four approaches to help keep your anxiety from getting out of control.

Beat the winter blues, the flu and the tax man

1. Beat the January blues. Here are some tips from Mill Creek fashion blogger Anne Dofelmier’s “Daily Fashion Muse.” If you have to work out,… Continue reading

Best-selling books

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 14, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2018