Beer, wine, spirits: Snohomish County booze calendar

Dash to Diamond Knot: Flying Unicorn Racing is teaming up with Mukilteo’s…


George Will’s next book takes long view of conservatism

Says challenges facing the right was “intellectual vandalism” by those who call themselves conservative.

  • Oct 20, 2017


Handling a hostile sister-in-law

By Carolyn Hax / The Washington Post Hi, Carolyn! My husband’s sister…


Mexican airline doesn’t follow through on promised refund

By Christopher Elliott Q: This spring, I traveled with a friend from La Paz, Mexico, to Copper Canyon, Mexico. We split the costs, but I… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Sam Shepard novel coming out in December

“Spy of the First Person” will be released Dec. 5.

  • Oct 20, 2017

Snohomish brewer flavors beer with chilies from mom’s back yard

Beer of the Week: Smoked rye forms study foundation for SnoTown’s well-balanced Loose Rooster.

Today in History: Oct. 20

Today is Friday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2017. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Oct. 20, 1967, a… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Woodward Canyon Winery continues to weave masterpieces

Owner Rick Small uses grapes from vines he used when he made wine in his back yard in the 1970s.

Beer and cupcakes: Snohomish brewer, baker form unlikely duo

Pacific Northwest Cupcakes uses SnoTown’s brews to make beer-infused sweet treats.

British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of highest honor

He was awarded a BFI Fellowship in 2002 for his contribution to British cinema.

  • Oct 19, 2017

2-story ‘Star Wars’ replica in yard for Halloween is big hit

The cockpit of the AT-AT walker is outfitted with lights that glow red at night.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Weak political elements take punch out of ‘Geostorm’

Director and c0-writer take a passable action film and bury it under a tsunami of political muck.

Marysville theater stages Noel Coward’s timeless ‘Blithe Spirit’

The cast and crew at the Red Curtain Arts Center do a fine job with the 1940s British play.

Stringed instruments get workout at Cascade Symphony concert

Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” is the orchestra’s first concert of the season.

Art galleries and exhibits

Museums/events Cascadia Art Museum: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. On third Thursdays, the museum is open until 8 p.m. and is free… Continue reading

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Seattle Jazz Singers: Frank DeMiero’s group performs at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Edmonds Plaza Room above the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Live… Continue reading

‘Breathe’ ignores all the inspirational movie cliches

It tells the story of a polio patient and his wife who helped change attitudes about the disabled.

‘Only the Brave’ is gripping story of firefighting heroes

The movie successfully blends stunning visuals with a deeply moving story of sacrifice and service.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Animating Van Gogh paintings proves to be trippy yet flawed

“Loving Vincent” relates the circumstances of the great painter’s death.

Community dance events in Snohomish County

Carl Gipson Senior Center: 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Dance to live music from 1 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month,… Continue reading