How to find owls in Washington

Searching for owls in Discovery Park with wildlife photographer Paul Bannick.


Get tricked out in your Halloween best

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


Pair of intrepid musicians climb N. Cascades summits to play

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


New Edmonds bakery showcases owner’s mastery of pastry

Desserts are the highlight at Ganache Patisserie and Cafe on Main Street near the theater.

Hundreds of ways to pamper your home and yourself

Find fancy fridges to sparkling jewelry under one roof at home and gift shows in Everett.

Best friend is addicted to male attention

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi, Carolyn: I’ve had a crush on my brother’s friend for years. I invited him to the birthday party… Continue reading

Fall is just another blooming season

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

Garden clubs in Snohomish, Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar… Continue reading

Great Plant Pick: Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo,’ purple-leaf ninebark

Grow it with shrub roses and perennials, and it combines with with ornamental grasses.

Home and Garden calendar for Snohomish County and beyond

HOME TOURS Monroe Historical Society: Historic Homes Tour of six homes is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The event is a fundraiser for… Continue reading

Hot Property: Ski champ ready to take a powder

Decorated alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, who has her sights on more Olympic gold at the… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

The art and science of weathervanes

They told the direction of the wind and aided in forecasting the, well, weather.

This is exactly how a cleaning expert organizes her space in 20 minutes

Try these realistic and attainable tricks to land yourself a cleaner home.

Today in History: Oct. 21

Today is Saturday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2017. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Oct. 21, 1917, members… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

Fox News duped by phony military hero, takes down story

Fox News Channel has removed an untrue story from its website, saying it was duped by an artist the network… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Leno, Short and others reminisce about David Letterman

By Geoff Edgers / The Washington Post A few observations about David Letterman as the late-night host receives the 20th Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Beer and cupcakes: Snohomish brewer, baker form unlikely duo

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

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

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

Beer, wine, spirits: Snohomish County booze calendar

Dash to Diamond Knot: Flying Unicorn Racing is teaming up with Mukilteo’s Diamond Knot Brewing to host Dash to Diamond Knot Oktoberfest 5K, 10K and… Continue reading

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