Tech notes: A new way for photographers to earn a buck

Flickr, a popular online photo-sharing site owned by Yahoo Inc., is teaming up with Getty Images to offer shutterbugs a chance to turn their hobby… Continue reading

Leica zooms in with new camera lens

Before camera manufacturers one-upped each other with the number of megapixels, they one-upped each other with the zoom range of their lenses. And before that,… Continue reading

HINDSIGHT: A monthly photo column

I’m a bit of a perfectionist, so I tend to dwell on the weaknesses of my photos. That’s how my “Almost” folder got started. It’s… Continue reading

Visual arts calendar

Visual arts Snohomish and Island counties Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage: Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood; 425-775-4694. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays,… Continue reading

The best of the Bre*sts

Return of the ta-tas: Back by popular demand, “The Bre*sts of the Northwest II” is the art show that memorializes the mammaries, praises the pectorals… Continue reading

Opening: Mountlake Terrace show features Sutherland work

Artist Hal Sutherland went from drawing at Walt Disney Studios for such films as “Sleeping Beauty” to painting mostly equine scenes. Throughout his lengthy career,… Continue reading

Opening: Everett artist to display her visions of Tuscany

Painter Laurie Crawford traveled to Tuscany in October to paint outside and she has returned to Everett to share her “plein-air” work during the Harvest… Continue reading


4 a.m. May 17, 2006: Doctors and police estimated the 15-year-old was traveling at speeds in excess of 50 mph on a longboard (a long… Continue reading

Opening: Snohomish sculptor adds to geometric artwork at EvCC

Snohomish sculptor Paul Vexler continues to combine math with art. His most recent and expansive hybrid of art consists of five large and airy geometric… Continue reading

FARM DREAMS: A boy with an eye picks up a camera

Pulling the farmer and his son on a seed drill, the big draft horses turn directly into my 400 millimeter lens, filling the frame top… Continue reading

Opening: Everett gallery’s show and party honors creepy fun

The costumed and the creepy. The freaky and the frivolous. The haunting and the hilarious. It’s all part of Lowell Art Works’ Halloween party and… Continue reading

Opening: Artist’s pastels now grace collections worldwide

Enter a Cheryl A. Hufnagel art exhibit and you’ve entered the world of pastels. Hufnagel’s exhibit can be seen through Oct. 31 at Mountlake Terrace… Continue reading

Opening: Artists’ recycled-material works shine at local show

She’s known as a garden-art goddess and an extraordinary recycler. But on Saturday, Kim Groff-Harrington will take on the role of curator for an art… Continue reading

Hindsight: Images reveal greater meaning as time passes

I hadn’t set out to find Grandview; I was lost. It was three years ago in August when I first stumbled across the north Everett… Continue reading

Everest to Everett: Renowned climber to speak at EvCC, where his mountaineering photos are in an exhibition

Carlos Buhler has been on top of the world, literally, and he wants to tell you about it. Still climbing at 54, the renowned mountaineer… Continue reading

The art of PBR

Can you dig it? Attention all Pabst Blue Ribbon drinkers and artists (these are not mutually exclusive groups). Get your paintbrushes, pens, cameras and chisels… Continue reading

Arlington photographer’s shots display his eagle eye

Here is a peek at the competition, for those entering an eagle photography contest. Chris Raezer has already entered this photo he took near Silvana.… Continue reading

Good Works: Snowy weather is no deterrent to Monroe fundraiser

On the Saturday of Gretchen Wilson’s Festival of Gifts, Monroe was blanketed in snow. Still, the weather didn’t prevent success for the alternative… Continue reading


Soft light filtered through the delicate drapes of Denver Canaday’s kitchen just before noon. A balanced man surrounded by a balanced room. His restful, attentive… Continue reading

Gallery: A grand time at Stanwood-Camano YMCA’s grand opening

After six years of planning, fundraising, building and waiting, the Stanwood-Camano YMCA opened its doors Saturday at 7213 267th St. NW in Stanwood. In addition… Continue reading