Evan Thompson

The hiking brothers help thousands explore the backcountry

Nathan and Jeremy Barnes’ guidebooks and blog are mandatory reading for many wilderness wanderers.

Sprinklers with style, and much more at Everett’s Sorticulture

Steve Hopkins’ artisanal irrigators will be among hundreds of offerings at the garden art festival.

This Mill Creek bartender thrives when the place is slammed

Jessie Meyers feels a rush of accomplishment when she makes everyone happy.

Dumpling Generation rivals Seattle’s finest for steamed dishes

The Edmonds restaurant specializes in handmade dumplings and noodles of northeastern China.

Rae Armantrout, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2010, will read from her latest book “Wobble” June 2 at Everett Public Library. (Andrea Auge)

Tips from a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who moved to Everett

Rae Armantrout, 72, will be speak June 2 at the Everett Public Library.

Rae Armantrout, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2010, will read from her latest book “Wobble” June 2 at Everett Public Library. (Andrea Auge)

All things red, white and blue have a place in her sewing room

Everett resident Cheryl Olsen’s love of country inspired her patriotic collection.

See two artists’ impressionistic landscapes at Edmonds gallery

Painters Scott Gellatly and C.A. Pierce are featured in “Interpretive Landscapes” at Cole Gallery.

Dark-sounding ‘Women in Jeopardy’ lights up stage with laughs

In the Phoenix Theatre show, two divorced women try to protect their friend from a creepy dentist.

Curious boy gets the story behind the name of Snohomish park

The 5th grader researched the life and legacy of Willis D. Tucker. The result amazed his teacher.

These tips might help you keep running 5Ks throughout the summer

It’s time to break out the running shoes: 5K season is almost here. Registration is now open for several area events, including Mukilteo’s Sneakers and… Continue reading

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.