Today in history

Today is Thursday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2018. There are…

  • Feb 22, 2018


The “Hamilton” marquee at The Paramount in Seattle. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Seattle’s ‘Hamilton’ is everything it’s hyped to be and more

The blockbuster musical at The Paramount in Seattle runs through March 18.


Brit Awards adopt white rose symbol to signal ‘Time’s Up’

Music stars will wear white roses on the Brit Awards red carpet to support campaigns against sexual harassment and assault. Guests… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Universal launches plans for third ‘Jurassic World’ film

Fourth months before “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” hits theaters, Universal Pictures has announced plans Wednesday for a third installment in… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Ambiguity of ‘The Invisibility Cloak’ by Ge Fei is tantalizing

The story of a man offered to build an incredible sound system delves into odd turns and noir.

Heather Anderson: From couch potato to the Appalachian Trail

“The beautiful thing about long trails and the mountains is that they are what you need them to be.”

How to roast Brussels sprouts to crispy goodness

Toss these compact cabbages with toss with homemade sweet and sour vinaigrette.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Peanut butter helps West African-style stew find the ‘sweet spot’

This recipe is a colorful medley of sweet potatoes, tomato, bell pepper and collard greens.

These tasty enchiladas take only 5 minutes in the microwave

Serve this Mexican-inspired turkey and refried bean dish with fried corn on the side.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Tiny book “Tonic” packed with with homeopathic remedies

Tanita de Ruijt’s recipes help support your body’s natural defences and heighten your state of mind.

Exceptional eggplant: 4 recipes with the funny-shaped veggie

By Daniel Neman / St. Louis Post-Dispatch Let’s face it, eggplant is weird. It has a funny shape. It has a funny name. It has… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Toyota’s C-HR brings wild styling to the small SUV segment

The all-new model subcompact from Toyota is smaller and more affordable than the RAV4.

Andrea Rosen, mother of two, quit eating sugar more than 1,000 days ago. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

How kicking her sugar habit changed a Mill Creek mom’s life

Andrea Rosen quit eating sweets 3 years ago, lost weight, felt better and her family also benefited.

Andrea Rosen, mother of two, quit eating sugar more than 1,000 days ago. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Grandma’s as impulsive as her toddler grandson

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My mother moved to be closer to us when we had a baby, who’s now 2. She’s… Continue reading

HBO documentary, album to focus on Elvis as artist

The album will be released as a single CD, a double LP vinyl set and a three-CD deluxe box set.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Today in History: Feb. 20

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2018. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Feb. 20, 1962, astronaut… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

How massive is ‘Black Panther’ at the box office?

The film set records for a February opening and for a Presidents Day weekend debut.

  • Feb 19, 2018

Celebrating Black History Month through an Everett woman’s life

Mrs. Jennie Samuels was the founder of the Nannie Burroughs Study Club in Everett.

Feeling urge to leave longtime partner and explore

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I have been with my partner for six years and have just graduated from college. I love… Continue reading