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Roger Fisher pauses while jamming in the garden at his Monroe home.

Monroe resident Roger Fisher reflects on his time with Heart

He was a co-founder of the Seattle group that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s. He left the band when his romance with Nancy Wilson went south.

 

North County Lead Ranger Mike Remle at Squire Creek Park on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Darrington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Meet the man who oversees north Snohomish County’s parks

Mike Remle is the lead ranger in charge of parks from Kayak Point to Darrington. Scouting set him on his career path.

 

"Washington Farm," ca. 1934 Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 × 33 1/2 in. Collection of Lindsey and Carolyn Echelbarger, promised gift to Cascadia Art Museum

Edmonds museum spotlights Japanese-American artist’s journey

Kenjiro Nomura’s art ranges from pre-war impressions to post-war abstractions — and images from inside WWII internment camps.

 

After 43 years, Robb Hunt is retiring as Village Theatre's executive producer. (Village Theatre)

The Village Theatre’s Robb Hunt to retire after 43 years

He brought the Issaquah-based theater’s award-winning productions to Everett in 1994.

After 43 years, Robb Hunt is retiring as Village Theatre's executive producer. (Village Theatre)
Kamiak alum and Harvard graduate, Michael Bervell on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Washington. Bervell's new book, "Unlocking Unicorns",  profiles 10 founders of billion-dollar companies in India, Africa and the Middle East. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Kamiak graduate profiles the ‘Unicorns’ of the business world

Michael Bervell’s new book features 10 entrepreneurs who created billion-dollar startup companies. What do they have in common? None of them are white Western men.

Kamiak alum and Harvard graduate, Michael Bervell on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Washington. Bervell's new book, "Unlocking Unicorns",  profiles 10 founders of billion-dollar companies in India, Africa and the Middle East. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
John Morrison dressed up as Michael Myers wanders through a Halloween scene on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Facebook map sets path to Halloween fun around the county

Brandi Smith’s map lists nearly 500 — and counting — addresses for trick-or-treating and spooky decorations.

John Morrison dressed up as Michael Myers wanders through a Halloween scene on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Oliver Elf Army

New independent music label launches with a party in Everett

Palmer House specializes in cassette tapes. Oliver Elf Army, I Will Keep Your Ghost and FUNERALHOMES will play at the event.

Oliver Elf Army
Deena Jones gets a physical by Briana Brewer during one of her twice weekly checkups Thursday morning at UW Medicine in Seattle on September 30, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Her brother offered a kidney, and she got one, with a twist

Deena Jones’ nephew died in a random knife attack. His death could keep the Arlington pastor alive for decades.

Deena Jones gets a physical by Briana Brewer during one of her twice weekly checkups Thursday morning at UW Medicine in Seattle on September 30, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Catapult, the dance company best known for their time on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Oct. 23 in Edmonds. (Catapult)

Catapult troupe sculpts shadow illusions with their bodies

You can see the dance company of “America’s Got Talent” fame at two shows in Edmonds on Oct. 23.

Catapult, the dance company best known for their time on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Oct. 23 in Edmonds. (Catapult)
Anthony Brock Group performs during the soft opening of Black Lab Gallery in it's new location Friday night in Everett on October 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett’s music and art hotspot upgrades to a much larger space

Black Lab Gallery moves a block up Hewitt Avenue, and the new Lucky Dime takes over its former location.

Anthony Brock Group performs during the soft opening of Black Lab Gallery in it's new location Friday night in Everett on October 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Natalie Johnson of Everett wrote "An Angel Named Sadie" in memorial of her daughter who died at 3 months old from a heart defect.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett resident writes a portrait of excruciating grief

Natalie Johnson’s book, “An Angel Named Sadie,” tells how her 3-month-old’s death changed her life forever.

Natalie Johnson of Everett wrote "An Angel Named Sadie" in memorial of her daughter who died at 3 months old from a heart defect.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Rob Schouten's "Skyfall" oil painting is inspired by the San Juan Islands.

His etchings and paintings explore the mysteries of nature

You can Rob Schouten’s aquatint etchings and oil paintings at his gallery and art garden in Langley.

Rob Schouten's "Skyfall" oil painting is inspired by the San Juan Islands.
Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele are scheduled to perform an evening of authentic Hawaiian music and dance Oct. 9 at the Edmonds Performing Arts Center. (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Award-winning Hawaiian musicians play the ‘friendship card’

Solo artists Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele became a duo after the pandemic hit. You can hear them Oct. 9 in Edmonds.

Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele are scheduled to perform an evening of authentic Hawaiian music and dance Oct. 9 at the Edmonds Performing Arts Center. (Kuana Torres Kahele)
Bob Fink at his home in Everett on Saturday, July 31, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Unaware of sex scandal, Schack named him Artist of the Year

A showcase by Everett photographer Bob Fink — a major donor — was delayed due to his art, not his past, Schack leaders say.

Bob Fink at his home in Everett on Saturday, July 31, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Fred Chu is the founder and artistic director of the Pacifica Chamber Orchestra. (Pacifica Chamber Orchestra)

Orchestra is back for Everett concert after 19-month hiatus

The Pacifica Chamber Orchestra is scheduled to play Oct. 3 at Archbishop Murphy High School.

Fred Chu is the founder and artistic director of the Pacifica Chamber Orchestra. (Pacifica Chamber Orchestra)
Damon Buxton and Andre Feriante (not shown) will livestream back-to-back concerts on Oct. 2 to benefit the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre via Facebook. (Kyle Cassidy)

Local fusion guitarists play to benefit Snohomish theater

Andre Feriante and Damon Buxton will perform back-to-back concerts on Oct. 2 via Facebook.

Damon Buxton and Andre Feriante (not shown) will livestream back-to-back concerts on Oct. 2 to benefit the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre via Facebook. (Kyle Cassidy)
Josey Wise puts out one of the hundreds of glass pumpkins on a display at the Schack Art Center for the upcoming Schack-toberfest on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The festival runs from Sept, 23 to Nov. 6. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Glowing gourds light up Schack-toberfest in Everett this fall

You can see more than 1,000 of the glass pumpkins, and even make your own. Plus, check out The Artists’ Garage Sale on Sept. 25.

Josey Wise puts out one of the hundreds of glass pumpkins on a display at the Schack Art Center for the upcoming Schack-toberfest on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The festival runs from Sept, 23 to Nov. 6. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Quinn Fitzgerald

New hosts take the reins at Everett’s weekly comedy showcase

Adam Tiller and Quinn “Lil’ Q” Fitzgerald now host the Monday-night stand-up sessions at Tony V’s in Everett.

Quinn Fitzgerald
The Gothard Sisters will perform at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater on Sept. 19 in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Ruth Vanden Bos)

Edmonds’ Gothard Sisters return to stage with new original music

The trio’s songs include one inspired by an Old West legend. You can hear them Sept. 19 in Snohomish.

The Gothard Sisters will perform at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater on Sept. 19 in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Ruth Vanden Bos)
Andy Bronson / The Herald
The Tokyo Classic burger is the most popular menu item at Katsu Burger, because it’s the most like an American burger, business owner Hannah Ha says.

Now you can make Katsu Burger’s best-selling burger at home

Chef-owner Hannah Ha of the Lake Stevens store says the Tokyo Classic is the most popular menu item.

Andy Bronson / The Herald
The Tokyo Classic burger is the most popular menu item at Katsu Burger, because it’s the most like an American burger, business owner Hannah Ha says.