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Here’s who is playing at Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

Wolf Parade and Burien rapper Travis Thompson to headline the three-day music festival in Everett.

 

Baby, it’s hot inside this Lynnwood sauna

A 136-degree heat treatment burns off the winter blues for a first-timer.

 

Search for a pot of gold around town this St. Paddy’s Day

The day of green beers, good luck charms and leprechauns is here.…

 

True to his reputation as the godfather of the rock-soul organ, Booker T. Jones’ March 16 concert at the Edmonds Center for the Arts is sold out. (Piper Ferguson)

Booker T. Jones reflects on his career before Edmonds show

For the legendary keyboard player, it all started with his piano teacher in Memphis.

True to his reputation as the godfather of the rock-soul organ, Booker T. Jones’ March 16 concert at the Edmonds Center for the Arts is sold out. (Piper Ferguson)
Chris Poage, a Bothell multi-instrumentalist, is performing with his band at March 16 at McMenamins Anderson School. (Kayla Lynn)

Bothell multi-instrumentalist’s message: Chase your dreams

The Chris Poage Band will perform songs from its new album at the McMenamins Anderson School.

Chris Poage, a Bothell multi-instrumentalist, is performing with his band at March 16 at McMenamins Anderson School. (Kayla Lynn)
Diedre Twitty, her boyfriend Jordon Vargas and son Jensen Vargas on bed with Funko Pop! characters at their Stanwood home. Oldest Son Jager Twitty in his room with favorite Funkos on display. Rare Darth Vader mini Funko, Dieter’s complete Hulk set and five prototypes in a shoebox under mini figures of various superheroes. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

These ‘Funatics’ have 1,000 Funko toys in their collection

It started with two. Diedre Twitty just had to have a couple of “The Walking Dead” Funko Pop! figures.

Diedre Twitty, her boyfriend Jordon Vargas and son Jensen Vargas on bed with Funko Pop! characters at their Stanwood home. Oldest Son Jager Twitty in his room with favorite Funkos on display. Rare Darth Vader mini Funko, Dieter’s complete Hulk set and five prototypes in a shoebox under mini figures of various superheroes. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Go ‘round the globe at three culture nights at local schools

1. Culture for all. Looking for a dose of culture without traveling to another country? Three culture-themed nights organized by local high schools are scheduled… Continue reading

Sunnyside Nursery owner Steve Smith will talk about shade plants such as Winter Daphne and about some of his favorite tool for maintaining your garden (the Hula-Ho and the Root Slayer) on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Marysville, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Get the scoop on new plants, unconventional tools at Everett Home and Garden Show

The event continues today and Sunday with talks by local master gardeners and more.

Sunnyside Nursery owner Steve Smith will talk about shade plants such as Winter Daphne and about some of his favorite tool for maintaining your garden (the Hula-Ho and the Root Slayer) on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Marysville, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

DeMiero Jazz Fest returns today with new artistic director

Sara Gazarek, an internationally touring singer, has curated a lineup with up-and-comers in jazz.

Cowboy Caviar eats like a delicacy — but with no fish eggs

The Amarillo Restaurant & Tavern in Monroe shares the recipe for its popular Tex-Mex-style salsa.

Travel is the family business for Rick and Andy Steves

A Q&A with the Edmonds-based Europe travel expert and his equally wanderlust-minded son.

Where to go hiking this winter, practically in your back yard

Guidebook author’s latest covers lowland trails close to home in Snohomish and Island counties.

Flute ensemble to play love tunes, jazz, classical music in Everett

The Circle of Flutes concert is part of a series by the Port Gardner Bay Music Society.

The smallest of details matter the most in EdCC exhibit

Naoko Morisawa’s mosaic artwork features thousands of tiny slices of wood chips and cardboard.

New magic camp is for kids with a craving for illusions

Summit Everett needs your help. The climbing gym on Rucker Avenue in Everett is hosting a climbing… Continue reading

Comic books reflect 80 years of American history, culture

A new exhibit at the Russell Day Gallery in Everett showcases how they changed with the times.

Edmonds Comedy Night to return for 12th year with jokes for parents, couples

Edmonds Comedy Night features nationally touring comics and up-and-coming regional acts.

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Howard Garrett, co-founder of the Orca Network, is slated to give a free talk Feb. 23 in Everett.

Melissa Strash in her mermaid themed room at her home in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

An Everett woman’s mermaid-themed bedroom is a source of joy

Melissa Strash, 67, has more than 100 mermaid figurines, dolls and statues in her collection.

Melissa Strash in her mermaid themed room at her home in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

He recreated his ancestors’ journey through the fjords of Norway

Edmonds’ Dave Ellingson will speak on “Kayaking the Fjords of Norway” at the Marysville Opera House.