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Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood

Yi So-yeon spent nine days aboard the International Space Station — then had a rough return landing on Earth.


Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub

The World War II working women icon’s “I can do it” spirit is Sharon Hanson’s mantra, too.


Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls

Kim Parker helps her students chill out with “sound baths” of soothing music.


2 recipes join forces to make a hearty butternut squash soup

When I wanted to welcome fall with a squash soup, I turned to Mom’s “everything in the pot” motto.

Sharon Wootton, longtime Daily Herald writer, dies at 72

She wrote an outdoors column for the newspaper for nearly 40 years, but could take on any assignment.

Banana bread on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Accept no substitutes: This banana bread recipe is the best

It’s got it all: Bold banana flavor, a crunchy caramel-brown crust and a moist and tender loaf.

Banana bread on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Now you can make Tablas’ best-selling Spanish tapas at home

Clara Gutierrez Carroll, chef and part owner of Tablas Woodstone Taverna in Mill Creek, knows her tapas.

Saved by the bell, Mukilteo’s festival is back for 54th year

By the skin of their teeth, volunteers put together the three-day festival at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park.

Robin Thede looks to build legacy in HBO sketch comedy show

The comic-writer-producer-actress is breaking new ground with “A Black Lady Sketch Show.”

Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz

For this woman with a lifelong love of the Emerald City, there’s no place like home.

Lynnwood woman plants success with water-storing succulents

Angie Rolly turned her thrift shop hobby into a mini-garden business at local farmers markets.

Get to know bibimbap at K Fresh, a new eatery in Everett

The healthful Korean dish is served in sizzling-hot stone bowls nestled in wooden boxes.

Everett native comes home for a screening of his latest film

“Devil’s Five,” filmmaker Terry R. Wickham’s horror anthology, shows Aug. 4 at the Historic Everett Theatre.

The Western wear seller who helped build Everett’s synagogue

A new online museum exhibit explores the life of Billy Sturman, a local icon for generations.

South Korean chain offers a different take on fried chicken

BBQ Chicken, inside the H Mart food court, specializes in Korean-style fried chicken and sides.

This Marysville band rocks hard against childhood cancer

A Pearl Jam tribute act headlines a two-day fundraiser in Everett for Strong Against Cancer.

Forever growing: Snohomish artist mixes multimedia with fiber

Terri Shinn’s experimental work can be seen at the Schack Art Center in an exhibit opening June 20.

Transformed teacher writes self-help book she wishes she had

Plagued by health problems and stress, Jackson High School’s Lesley Moffat needed to change.

Roller derby’s fundraiser promises to roll in the laughs

The comedy show and silent auction in Everett will feature three comedians and bid items galore.

A different kind of pie — small, savory and made by hand

These vegetarian hand pies are stuffed with poblano peppers, pinto beans and pepper jack cheese.