Where the wild things are in Snohomish

Step into the studio of Imps and Monsters creator Justin Hillgrove for a Black Friday sale.


Meet Nellie, Thor, Raven, Lola, Jasper, Gunner and Bella

These six dogs are waiting for loving homes.


Our annual list of holiday events in Snohomish County and beyond

LIGHTS The Lights of Christmas: Open 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec.…


Did you know? Bats edition

Worthwhile Everett library reading and viewing about bats of the animal, sport and hero varieties.

Don’t forbid friendship with back-talking neighbor kid

Q: Our 8-year-old has suddenly developed a very sassy mouth. She picked this up from a new neighborhood friend who speaks to her mother in… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

New, zippy BMW coupe and hybrid sedan enrich driving

The M240i coupe and 530e are fantastic for getting around in style, comfort and on time.

Today in History: Nov. 20

Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s… Continue reading

Treating tween twins as individuals

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi Carolyn: We have 11-year-old identical twin boys who are wonderful and very different little guys. They both do… Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ video game faces charges that it promotes gambling

By Gene Park / The Washington Post Imagine buying a new chess set. Chess is your favorite game. Also you love “Star Wars.” It’s a… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2017

Teen idol David Cassidy remains in Florida hospital

The former pop star is dealing with multiple organ failure.

  • Nov 19, 2017
Julia Turner and her father, Ed, toast as they try out a flight of beer and cider at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. when it opened last year. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Beer of the Week: Lake Stevens Brewing Co.’s Sour Imperial

The beer has a depth and a complex flavor profile that goes beyond just another barrel-aged stout.

Julia Turner and her father, Ed, toast as they try out a flight of beer and cider at Lake Stevens Brewing Co. when it opened last year. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Does ‘Justice League’ signal Affleck’s departure from Batman role?

The “Argo” actor seems to be eyeing the door, trying to figure out how he can make a clean escape.

  • Nov 19, 2017

Don’t get scammed: Think before you click on email links

An email that was supposedly from iTunes is a scam that targeted busy parents.

How birds stay alive in winter and what you can do to help

When the weather turns chilly, columnist Sharon Wootton’s thoughts turn to birds coping with cold.

How to maintain your life’s balance amid change

Columnist Paul Schoenfeld shares some techniques for working toward a sense of stability.

Instagram reveals her friends went on vacation without her

Dear Carolyn: There is a group of women with whom I’ve taken weekend trips once or twice a year over the last six years. Back… Continue reading

Netflix survey finds more people are binge-watching in public

Thousands will risk embarrassment, awkwardness and spoilers to watch TV and movies outside of home.

Snohomish County book calendar

Raven Oak, Jennifer Brozek, Jesikah Sundin, Robert Slater 1 p.m. Nov. 25, University Book Store, Mill Creek These local science fiction and fantasy authors plan… Continue reading

Sweden’s Glass Country sparkles like a hand-blown bauble

You can blame my Norwegian heritage, but I’m not so hot on the Swedish countryside. Even so, you can’t say you’ve seen Sweden if you’ve… Continue reading

Taylor Swift avoided and mocked the media with ‘Reputation’

Since its release on Nov. 10, the pop star’s sixth album has officially sold more than 1 million copies.

  • Nov 19, 2017