Andrea Brown

Yaaah! That’s hipster Gregr of ‘Nerd Talk’ you see around town

The morning host of radio station 107.7 The End has traded Seattle vibe for Snohomish family life.

Edmonds sign saga: Locals chime in on ferry, seagull, font

“Don’t use cursive lettering … kids can’t read that anymore.”

Everett Community College biology instructor Greg Crowther sings a song he wrote, “Hey, Urethra!” to his human anatomy biology class. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Among hits by songwriting biology instructor: ‘Hey, Urethra!’

Science rocks when Greg Crowther belts out tunes for Everett Community College students.

Everett Community College biology instructor Greg Crowther sings a song he wrote, “Hey, Urethra!” to his human anatomy biology class. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Field trip to Funko is good training for service dogs

Summit Assistance Dogs are schooled for two years. First, the pups must learn to behave in public.

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                                Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association President Julie Martin, holding her granddaughter, Ariah Martin, 2, and Bashar Elali, vice president. Martin says the festival could use help. “We still have a large chunk of last year’s festival to pay off, so we’re working on coming up with some fundraisers.”

Popular Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival could use helping hands

More volunteers and sponsors are needed to keep the event from going dark after this year.

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                                Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association President Julie Martin, holding her granddaughter, Ariah Martin, 2, and Bashar Elali, vice president. Martin says the festival could use help. “We still have a large chunk of last year’s festival to pay off, so we’re working on coming up with some fundraisers.”

Tulalip Tribes hope cannabis can combat heroin addiction

A $2 million grant funds studies into opioid abuse and Alzheimer’s disease at Stanford University.

Get lucky — or not — at these top-winning lottery stores

Powerball jackpot is $750 million. “It’s “all about the anticipation,” says Everett winner of $190,000.

Youth vaping increases — cigarettes, drugs and drinking decline

Healthy Youth Survey results show concerning vaping trends in Snohomish County.

Edmonds CC student Lazarus Hart excels in and out of class

Hart and two others are named to All-Washington Academic Team of top scholars from community colleges.

Spring it on! Free DQ cones, sunshine, super-duper moon

Today’s vernal equinox brings longer, brighter days ahead and leaves winter woes behind.

Jake Douglas, former Lake Stevens wrestling standout and now a junior at Cal Poly, is on Monday’s “Wheel of Fortune” show with other college students. Photo Credit: Carol Kaelson

Lake Stevens ex-wrestler is $50,000 ‘Wheel of Fortune’ champ

Jake Douglas, a Cal Poly junior, went on to win after “Food Fight on the Cafeteria” blunder.

Jake Douglas, former Lake Stevens wrestling standout and now a junior at Cal Poly, is on Monday’s “Wheel of Fortune” show with other college students. Photo Credit: Carol Kaelson

Permission to be loud: Drum club is a hit with kids

An elementary gym teacher with donated drums knows how to channel all that fidgety energy.

The ‘Wax Slayer’: Quiet Snohomish countryside inspires her art

Artist Jackie Cort primarily works in encaustic, which is the use of melted beeswax and a torch.

Dave Fox is among a dozen volunteers donating time at the Repair Cafe, a free monthly event where people bring things to be fixed. It is hosted by WSU Snohomish County Extension in McCollum Park. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Broken vacuum, torn shirt or wonky PC? The fix is in

Repair Cafe is a four-hour window to get something fixed for free, keeping it out of landfills.

Dave Fox is among a dozen volunteers donating time at the Repair Cafe, a free monthly event where people bring things to be fixed. It is hosted by WSU Snohomish County Extension in McCollum Park. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Jake Douglas, former Lake Stevens wrestling standout and now a junior at Cal Poly, is on Monday’s “Wheel of Fortune” show with other college students. Photo Credit: Carol Kaelson

Look for former Lake Stevens wrestler on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

High school standout Jake Douglas spins the big colorful wheel on Monday’s show.

Jake Douglas, former Lake Stevens wrestling standout and now a junior at Cal Poly, is on Monday’s “Wheel of Fortune” show with other college students. Photo Credit: Carol Kaelson

Happy Pi Day: the most mouthwatering math day of the year

Even if you can’t comprehend 3.14 to infinity, you can still have fun and eat pie.

Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

There’s no quiet time or age barriers in this play group

Old and young play together at Seniors & Sprouts. “It’s energizing … stimulating. It fills a void.”

Edmonds man is pixelated in ‘Naked and Afraid’

Back from the jungles of Panama, Max Djenohan said Sunday’s episode will be “gnarly.”

Welcome to the (friendly enough) Edmonds sign squabble

People can critique design choices at tonight’s open house to replace the old gateway sign.