Sara Bruestle

Netflix survey finds more people are binge-watching in public

Thousands will risk embarrassment, awkwardness and spoilers to watch TV and movies outside of home.

 

Around Thanksgiving, gardeners give thanks for the garden

What are they most thankful for? The pleasure they receive from spending time in their yards.

 

Bean Box: Mail-order coffee to fit your (evolving) palate

The Seattle-based gift and subscription service features the area’s top-rated artisan roasters.

 

Shallin Busch takes a breather out on the pier at the NOAA facilites just north of the ferry terminal in Mukilteo. Busch conducts research on ocean acidification affects on marine species, including the Dungeness crab. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Mukilteo scientist tries to discover why C02 is hurting oceans

Dungeness crabs are Shallin Busch’s lab rats in her research of ocean acidification.

Shallin Busch takes a breather out on the pier at the NOAA facilites just north of the ferry terminal in Mukilteo. Busch conducts research on ocean acidification affects on marine species, including the Dungeness crab. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Thanks to some serious remodeling on the interior of a house with a lot of small rooms, Maria Coghill (at table) and her family now enjoy more open and airy settings through much of it. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Extensive redesign and remodel give new life to old house

An Everett family gets a light-filled main-floor layout, an upstairs master suite and more.

Thanks to some serious remodeling on the interior of a house with a lot of small rooms, Maria Coghill (at table) and her family now enjoy more open and airy settings through much of it. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Urban trails: 10 hiking destinations close to home

You don’t have to go into the backcountry to hike through Snohomish County’s wilderness. While many great hikes can be found off Mountain Loop, Cascade… Continue reading

Minutes mattered the day Pat Ward was brought back to life

The Mukilteo police and fire chaplain died at breakfast. She got a second chance thanks to a waitress.

Model lighthouses to shine at Mukilteo festival this weekend

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival wouldn’t be what it is today without its landmark lighthouse at the shore. To go with this year’s theme, Light up… Continue reading

Apple crisp with twice the topping? That’s American to the core

This might make me seem un-American, but I like apple crisp better than apple pie. You know why I love apple crisp more? Because of… Continue reading

Snohomish County book calendar

Diana J. Noble 5-6 p.m. Aug. 17, Edmonds Bookshop The author will read from her new novel for young adults, “Evangelina Takes Flight” at the… Continue reading

Dahlia devotees put on a colorful show with up to 2,000 blooms

They’re not looking for perfection, but it’s pretty close. The Snohomish County Dahlia Society’s 108th show is Aug. 19 and 20 at Floral Hall in… Continue reading

Back to the river: Jonny Lang to play Stillaguamish Tribe’s fest

Grammy award-winning Jonny Lang is headed back to Arlington as one of the headliners at the Stillaguamish Festival of the River. The Stillaguamish Tribe’s annual… Continue reading

Put your knowledge, skills to the test at Amazing Race Mukilteo

It was no surprise when the mayor’s team won the city’s first-ever Amazing Race Mukilteo. Sisters Jennifer and Anne Gregerson were the first… Continue reading

Ingallina’s delivers: Delicious box lunches made from scratch

On a recent day, four Ingallina’s box lunches were delivered to The Herald. We didn’t ask for them. They just showed up. I had eaten… Continue reading

Kobe-Kon is newest Northwest anime convention at Everett Mall

The Everett Mall will be a draw for die-hard anime fans this weekend. A new Northwest anime convention all about the popular style of Japanese… Continue reading

Pinball wizard from Mukilteo wins the world championship

Raymond Davidson is a pinball-playing machine. The 24-year-old from Mukilteo won the World Pinball Championship held June 3 in Copenhagen, Denmark. With that win, he… Continue reading

Student chefs dish out fine dining at Le Bistro

We were in luck. We didn’t have a reservation for the popular fish & chips day, but there were still several open tables. My co-worker,… Continue reading

Lunch combos offer delicious variety at Mukilteo Thai

You know the lunch you ordered will be good when the soup served with it is so tasty that you want another cup. I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading

Rainbow on a chip: Color up Father’s Day with Dad’s black bean salsa

When I get tired of salsa out of a jar, I like to make my own. Actually, I like to make my dad’s salsa. If… Continue reading