What's Up With That?

Meet Jim Freeman, Whidbey’s Conductor of Fun

WHIDBEY ISLAND — A portrait of Roy Rogers lords over the bed. A plastic Disney cartoon party banner serves as the bathroom door. Twinkling holiday… Continue reading

Everett budget appliance shop awash in wringers and comedy

They are old veterans, standing at attention. Proud. Portly. Stoic. One holds an American flag. The brigade of wringer washers stand watch in the window… Continue reading

Giant cabbage earns Snohomish girl $1,000 savings bond

The average cabbage goes for about 99 cents a pound. Ten-year-old Kelli Lachapelle fetched $20.53 a pound for hers. All 48.7 pounds of it. That’s… Continue reading

Everett man patriotic, and not afraid to show it

Samiu Bloomfield lost his house to the bank. He lost his wife to illness. But he didn’t lose his patriotism to a country that isn’t… Continue reading

Miniature horses welcome at Marysville restaurant and lounge

At first glance, the sign by the entrance of The Village Restaurant &Lounge doesn’t grab attention. It’s not catchy like the green-and-blue “No Vaping” placard… Continue reading

Herald reader gives the straight scoop on limerick rules

Oh, man. Do I ever stand corrected. In a blurb about The Daily Herald’s inaugural limerick contest, I invited readers to write “about girls from… Continue reading