Evan Thompson

Hangdog Days: Author recalls rock climbing’s contentious era

Sabotage, fistfights and death threats were the cost of changing U.S. rock climbing’s culture.

Play tells story of one woman’s fight against gerrymandering

The play “Many Maps, One Voice” about state Rep. Mary Ellen McCaffree is showing April 7 in Everett.

She wishes she could make the late Anthony Bourdain a drink

Maggie Burton has worked as cocktail director for Bluewater Organic Distilling in Everett since 2016.

Exhibit features the best artwork from 50 EdCC students

See art that meshes classic comic strips with anime, interprets an R&B song and much more.

Kid-pleasing peas and carrots grow up with Jamaican flavors

You can use frozen peas and fresh carrots, which can be found at any grocery store.

The birds and the bees may be the key to a good night’s rest

1. Fast asleep. Everyone has their own way for getting the most sleep. Maybe it’s a sleeping pill, some tea or a good book. Or… Continue reading

Classical music meshes with art at Cascadia Art Museum

The next Music in the Museum concert will feature the works of Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert.

Artist exaggerates her oil paintings to make them more alive

Painter Phyllis Thornton’s artwork will be on exhibit April 1-30 at the Mountlake Terrace Library.

Inside the most expensive home of 2018 in Snohomish County

The 8,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, 4½-bath home has every amenity — and a price tag to match.

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.

MJ Café brings Filipino desserts and sweet crepes to Everett

It’s where you’ll find halo-halo, the Philippines’ most popular dessert.

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. St. Patrick’s Day is more than 1,500 years old, and time has taught… Continue reading

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.