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Peter Rivera and his band will perform April 24 at the Historic Everett Theatre. Rivera was the lead singer for 1970s hitmakers Rare Earth. (www.peterrivera.com)

With Everett gig, Peter Rivera celebrates another day of living

The Rare Earth lead singer and drummer headlines a show Saturday at the Historic Everett Theatre.

 

Barnum Point County Park on Camano Island. (Photo by Barbara Brock)

Book tells you how to get to the water’s edge in Island County

The third edition of “Getting to the Water’s Edge” details 69 public beaches on Whidbey and Camano — and more.

 

"Charles W. Smith 1922-2009 Untitled, circa 1970 Patinated sheet metal Collection of the Charles W. Smith Family"

Cascadia reopens with exhibition of noted sculptor’s work

Charles W. Smith was an influential and highly regarded artist who also helped design Honda’s first car sold in the U.S.

 

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ECA’s Kidstock! returns Saturday — in the virtual world

World music performer Eli Rosenblatt kicks off the annual event for children and their families with a free show.

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Exhibit relives annual art bash in the magic Skagit Valley

Exhibit relives annual art bash in the magic Skagit Valley

The Barn Shows on Fir Island are the subject of a new exhibit at the reopened Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner.

Exhibit relives annual art bash in the magic Skagit Valley
With sous vide machines, cooking perfection’s in the bag

With sous vide machines, cooking perfection’s in the bag

The process takes takes time, but the utterly foolproof results are completely worth it.

With sous vide machines, cooking perfection’s in the bag
When the quarantine is eased, a watershed wonderland awaits

When the quarantine is eased, a watershed wonderland awaits

The Northwest Stream Center gets ready to reopen when the county is cleared for Phase 2 of the state COVID-19 plan.

When the quarantine is eased, a watershed wonderland awaits
Hundreds gather at the Darrington Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Darrington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Both of Darrington’s iconic summer music festivals canceled

Organizers of the Darrington Bluegrass Festival and the Summer Meltdown say they’ll be back in 2021.

Hundreds gather at the Darrington Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Darrington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett blogger ponders life at the ‘Epicenter’ of quarantine

Everett blogger ponders life at the ‘Epicenter’ of quarantine

Richard Porter archives the day-to-day realities of coping with the uncertain new normal.

Everett blogger ponders life at the ‘Epicenter’ of quarantine
Truffle-tracking dogs find the delicacy in local forestlands

Truffle-tracking dogs find the delicacy in local forestlands

This Arlington resident’s specially trained pooches are a chef’s best friend.

Truffle-tracking dogs find the delicacy in local forestlands
Expect a friendly greeting with your grub at Gyro House

Expect a friendly greeting with your grub at Gyro House

The south Everett eatery’s nothing fancy, but you’ll be made to feel right at home.

Expect a friendly greeting with your grub at Gyro House
Breakfast sandwiches and biscuits and gravy — done right

Breakfast sandwiches and biscuits and gravy — done right

Biscuit & Bean, a longtime Seattle favorite, opens an outpost in Lake Stevens.

Breakfast sandwiches and biscuits and gravy — done right
Pride of Snohomish to be displayed on Christmas Parlor Tour

Pride of Snohomish to be displayed on Christmas Parlor Tour

Lisa and Stew Pickford’s 129-year-old Queen Anne Victorian is one of the city’s finest historic homes.

Pride of Snohomish to be displayed on Christmas Parlor Tour
New owner has big plans for venerable Marysville Burger Mill

New owner has big plans for venerable Marysville Burger Mill

The drive-in has been dishing up fast food since the 1970s, when an Arctic Circle was there.

New owner has big plans for venerable Marysville Burger Mill
Get your game face on at downtown Arlington’s newest sports bar

Get your game face on at downtown Arlington’s newest sports bar

With more screens than the Situation Room, the Centennial Bar & Grill is the place to watch the game. The food’s good, too.

Get your game face on at downtown Arlington’s newest sports bar
The ghosts of English Boom stand watch over this Camano park

The ghosts of English Boom stand watch over this Camano park

Once it was a vital link in the Northwest’s most important industry. Today, it’s a hidden backwater.

The ghosts of English Boom stand watch over this Camano park
Happy hour at LJ’s in Lake Stevens will put a smile on your face

Happy hour at LJ’s in Lake Stevens will put a smile on your face

The restaurant now boasts a comfortable, stylish interior to go with chef Lindsay Herschlip’s excellent food.

Happy hour at LJ’s in Lake Stevens will put a smile on your face
Dig into tasty barbecue and sides at Lynnwood’s Cask & Trotter

Dig into tasty barbecue and sides at Lynnwood’s Cask & Trotter

The chill eatery on the Highway 99 strip is a good choice for happy hour after work.

Dig into tasty barbecue and sides at Lynnwood’s Cask & Trotter
Summer memories: Our readers show off their photo skills

Summer memories: Our readers show off their photo skills

Summertime inspires our reader-photographers to send in their favorite shots from the season.

Summer memories: Our readers show off their photo skills
Susan and Ted Mausshardt’s home is part of the 2019 Everett Historic Home Tour. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Find out what it’s like to live the old-house dream in Everett

The result of a lifelong ambition, the Mausshardt home is one of six historic residences you can tour Sept. 14.

Susan and Ted Mausshardt’s home is part of the 2019 Everett Historic Home Tour. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)