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This Mediterranean chickpea salad makes a pantry staple classy

It’s a mix of chickpeas, feta, Kalamata olives, parsley, almonds, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.

 

Plant sales kick off Snohomish County’s gardening season

Take your pick: Here is The Herald’s annual list of sales spanning April, May and June.

 

More feathers, please: What goes into costuming for ‘Spamalot’

Kamiak students show backstage talents with the Monty Python musical’s costumes, props and staging.

 

Famine (Keith Gehrig), War (Rita Baxter), Pestilence (Julie Bryan), Death (Garrison Whaley-Sharp) and Caroline (Sherry Penoyer) fight over plans for the Apocalypse in Red Curtain’s production of “The Family Business.” (Photo by Kenny Randall)

Death takes a comedic holiday in ‘The Family Business’

The show in Marysville puts a satiric spin on the tale of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Famine (Keith Gehrig), War (Rita Baxter), Pestilence (Julie Bryan), Death (Garrison Whaley-Sharp) and Caroline (Sherry Penoyer) fight over plans for the Apocalypse in Red Curtain’s production of “The Family Business.” (Photo by Kenny Randall)

History of a hotel: Everett’s dreams gave rise to Monte Cristo

Both Monte Cristo hotels were built during boom times for the city — the 1890s and the 1920s.

Tidying up’s a snap: Alexa is like a virtual Mary Poppins

Amazon’s voice-activated assistant — by way of the Echo and Echo Dot — helps this family stay on task.

Wild Rose Bistro reopens with local favorite in kitchen

The Arlington bistro’s new chef is Ali Kalantari, who worked for Cafe Dijon in Everett for 10 years.

Backstage magic at Kamiak’s ‘Spamalot’

Set designers, lighting technicians and sound designers make the Monty Python musical come alive.

Everett’s Fisherman’s Village Music Festival kicks off Friday

As many as 5,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event, which features more than 60 acts.

On the trail of the spirit bear

An Everett adventurer sails to northern wilderness islands in search of the rare white bear.

Snohomish native is band kid turned genre-bending jazz star

Aubrey Logan is coming back to the Triple Door in Seattle to share her jazz-meets-pop music.

The customer is king at Tabby’s Coffee in Everett library

Starbucks barista-turned-coffee shop owner Tabitha “Tabby” Tarter is big on customer service.

Make chefs’ champion chowder from annual Edmonds cook-off

The winner brimmed with fish and shellfish; other top entries had Asian and Creole flavors.

Practice makes perfect parody for Kamiak’s ‘Spamalot’ cast

Viewings of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” help students get into character.

‘The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket’ showing at EvCC March 8-18

The Peter Pan-like play takes a frank look at the challenges of growing up different.

Washington’s Tooth Fairy wears Chuck Taylors and bold glasses

Molli Corcoran, 29, has been the tooth-collecting fairy for Delta Dental of Washington since 2015.

Ice queen: Local women’s hockey team founder is fearless

Leslie Tidball’s fearless competitive spirit keeps her going strong in ice hockey at 64 years old.

Check out this year’s Fisherman’s Village festival lineup

Acclaimed indie rocker Kevin Morby will headline Everett Music Initative’s three-day music festival.

‘Stop the presses!’: A fond look the era’s journalism films

A salute to the great newspaper movies from ‘All the President’s Men’ to ‘Deadline — U.S.A.’

Fisherman’s fest to bring over 60 bands to Everett in March

Mark your calendar. The music festival returns for its fifth year March 30, March 31 and April 1.