Arlington eagle fest wants your nature-themed artwork, haiku

Local residents of an artistic bent are invited to submit…


This beefy ex-cop has a delicate hobby: intricate paper-cut art

You can see Tom Sacco’s creations at the upcoming Everett Art Walk.


Actress Eliza Dushku says she was molested by stunt coordinator

She also hinted that an injury she suffered on set might have been intentional

  • Jan 15, 2018


Dolores O’Riordan was lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries

The police force said the death was being treated as “unexplained.”

  • Jan 15, 2018

Living the suite life: A story of luck, love and legends

Jennifer Bardsley got a much better deal than she bargained for when booking a hotel room.

Kia Rio subcompact takes a classy step up in 2018

A new design, roomier cabin, and better fuel economy are among the improvements on the 2018 Kia Rio.

Living with Children: Mental health disorders are not tangible realities

By John Rosemond / Tribune News Service My critics are providing me much material of late for this column and my weekly radio show. Most… Continue reading

Shaken by teenage daughter’s pregnancy

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I’m literally shaking as I type this. My 15-year-old daughter is pregnant. I can’t believe it. We… Continue reading

Today in History: Jan. 15

Today is Monday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2018. There are 350 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr.… Continue reading

‘Trump saying something racist isn’t exactly news anymore:’ ‘SNL’

The week’s news was dominated by reports that Trump disparaged Haiti, El Salvador and all of Africa.

  • Jan 14, 2018
“Gnomon,” By Nick Harkaway. Knopf. 704 pages. $28.95

‘Gnomon’ explores the shadows of a surveillance state

Nick Harkaway’s futuristic novel raises serious questions about identity, privacy and human rights.

  • Jan 14, 2018
“Gnomon,” By Nick Harkaway. Knopf. 704 pages. $28.95

Bald eagle no longer listed as ‘sensitive species’ in the state

A recent study found that eagle numbers are strong throughout Washington.

It’s better to give your children rewards than punishments

Paul Schoenfeld explains how positive reinforcement is far more effective than negative with kids.

Kid actors face new perils of stardom in the digital age

Being a child actor has always been tough, but social media makes it so much worse.

  • Jan 14, 2018

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GET OUT Free park-ing: Washington State Parks free day is Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The other free days this year are March… Continue reading

Snohomish County book calendar

Rita Hupy and Claire Swedberg Through Feb. 4, Skagit County Historical Museum, La Conner The museum’s fall exhibit is based on the book, “In the… Continue reading

Taraji Henson leading charge of strong women in 2018 with ‘Proud Mary’

The “Empire” actress who made mathematics seem cool in “Hidden Figures” plays a hit woman.

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Woman in the Window. A.J. Finn. Morrow 2. Origin. Dan Brown. Doubleday 3. The Rooster Bar. John Grisham. Doubleday 4. Little… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

What’s new for 2018 for travelers in Scandinavia

Sweden, Norway and Finland have embarked on many urban, cultural and transit projects.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Joy, disappointment at Kamiak High’s ‘Spamalot’ auditions

More than 80 students try out for 45 roles in the outrageous Monty Python musical comedy.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)