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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.

Curries continues home-cooked Indian cuisine at new location

The restaurant, now located on Evergreen Way, also puts an Indian spin on Northwest cooking.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Joy, disappointment at Kamiak High’s ‘Spamalot’ auditions

More than 80 students try out for 45 roles in the outrageous Monty Python musical comedy.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Extra, extra: High-kicking ‘Newsies’ arrives on Everett stage

Everett’s Lukas Poischbeg, featured in posters for the show, is excited to perform in his hometown.

Garlicky goodness: Lombardi’s 40 clove chicken loaded with garlic

The chicken dish actually has about 10 cloves per serving, but it’s still a garlic lover’s dream.

Great Plant Pick: Yucca recurvifolia, curve-leaf yucca

What: Yucca recurvifolia, also known as curve-leaf yucca, has a strong architectural quality. The sharp-tipped, sword-shaped leaves stand out in a spiky sphere and gradually… Continue reading

Why groundcovers are essential to the Northwest garden

The head gardener of the Miller garden will give a talk at the Sustainable Gardening speaker series.

Mukilteo boy reprises his role as Tiny Tim in ‘A Christmas Carol’

Keagan Estes, 9, again gets to utter the most famous line of the classic Charles Dickens’ tale.

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)