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Sara Thein, organizer for Clean Up Washington, pulls out as liter bottle from the woods as she picks up trash along the Lowell Riverfront Trail on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This volunteer makes a difference, one garbage bag at a time

Snohomish’s Sara Thein founded Clean Up Washington, a group that picks up litter in our green spaces.

Sara Thein, organizer for Clean Up Washington, pulls out as liter bottle from the woods as she picks up trash along the Lowell Riverfront Trail on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Rapper goes from Macklemore’s ‘Corner Store’ to Everett fest

Travis Thompson co-headlines the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival this week.

Artist’s creative journey leads to Black Lab Gallery exhibit

Michael A. Knutson’s year in isolation at a remote cabin in Maine inspired many of his paintings.

This underwater photographer has made some friends beneath the sea

Drew Collins will cover local marine life and the issues they face in a May 14 talk in Marysville.

Three pollinator-friendly plants could make all the difference

1. Plant for pollinators. It’s estimated that one of every three bites of food we eat depends on pollinators such as bees, butterflies and moths.… Continue reading

You, too, can go ‘Green at the Beach’ — for $1.45 million

Now on the real estate market, this Warm Beach waterfront home is eco-friendly from top to bottom.

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival expands to Everett Station

This year’s event includes two outdoor stages, an art market, food trucks and a beer garden.

Though they’re empty, these bowls will help feed the hungry

1. Empty bowls. Buy a handmade bowl, eat some soup and help feed the hungry. Cascade High School’s first ever Empty Bowl fundraiser is from… Continue reading

Kuhnle’s Tavern bartender pours them as she sees them

Denise McKenzie has learned a few things after 12 years at the venerable Marysville bar.

Art Alexakis and friends to perform unplugged in Everett

Now living with multiple sclerosis, the Everclear frontman finds new ways to reinvent himself.

‘Lit crawl’ draws bookworms to compete in daylong marathon

Four local bookstores took part in this year’s Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Challenge.

David Kendall stands in front of one of two Tesla cars and two Tesla Powerwall batteries hanging in his garage on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Edmonds, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Edmonds couple’s house will be featured in the Green Home Tour

David Kendall and Nobuko Mitsunaga’s electricity bill was $188 in 2018. How did they manage that?

David Kendall stands in front of one of two Tesla cars and two Tesla Powerwall batteries hanging in his garage on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Edmonds, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Escape from work with lunch at Bothell’s Salted Grape Cafe

The cozy place offers quick bites, include hoagies, tacos and paninis, in a relaxing atmosphere.

‘Footloose’ is Everett High School’s biggest show in years

More than 50 students will perform in the musical about a teen who defies his town’s anti-dance laws.

‘Frettin’ Fingers’ host fills the airwaves with guitar greats

It was 21 years ago, but Jim Hilmar can still remember the first song he played on KSER-FM.

Be a hero: One blood donation can save up to three lives

Mark your calendar: The Marysville Public Library is hosting a blood drive from on May 8.

If it’s got a rabbit on it, this Snohomish woman wants it

Cheryl Bryan was born five days after Easter in 1960 — and she’s loved bunnies ever since.

The hunt is on. Easter is near and so are the eggs

Communities across Snohomish County have scheduled activities for the holiday weekend.

‘The Dope Show’ returns to Everett to showcase cannabis comedy

Comedians will perform sober, get high, then perform again at the event held on (when else?) 4-20.

Your guide to Easter egg hunts this weekend in Snohomish County

In addition to the hunts, listed by city, check out the annual Snohomish Easter Parade on April 20.