Evan Thompson

‘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.

100 women x $100 donations = $10,000 to make a difference

The 100 Women Who Care movement has a new local chapter and money to give to a nonprofit.

Mark Earth Day by planting trees, recycling or clearing trails

1. Get volunteering. Do some good for the environment in honor of Earth Day, April 22. The Adopt A Stream Foundation needs volunteers to help… Continue reading

Customers look over the various plants at the Everett Garden Club plant sale at the corner of 52nd and Evergreen Way on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett Garden Club’s plant sale is a deep-rooted tradition

Get all the details on plant sales during April, May and June in Snohomish County and beyond.

Customers look over the various plants at the Everett Garden Club plant sale at the corner of 52nd and Evergreen Way on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A musical comedy about the Addams family tackles modern crises

Edmonds Driftwood Players’ production of “The Addams Family” focuses on Wednesday’s love life.

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