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Ijeoma Oluo, bestselling author of "So You Want to Talk About Race," is a keynote speaker for this year's Edge of Amazing health summit.

Author to discuss the connection between race and health

In her keynote address at a Snohomish County health summit, author Ijeoma Oluo will discuss how racism harms physical and mental well-being.

Ijeoma Oluo, bestselling author of "So You Want to Talk About Race," is a keynote speaker for this year's Edge of Amazing health summit.
KingDow will perform a live-stream show Oct. 1 at the Black Lab Gallery in Everett. (Zach Purnell)

Music returns to downtown Everett’s Black Lab Gallery

The venue hosts live-streaming shows and LP listening parties by up-and-coming local musicians.

KingDow will perform a live-stream show Oct. 1 at the Black Lab Gallery in Everett. (Zach Purnell)
New sculpture rises above Everett’s arboretum at Legion Park

New sculpture rises above Everett’s arboretum at Legion Park

“We Rise,” by Everett sculptor Constance Jones, honors Zonta Club of Everett’s 90 years of service to women.

New sculpture rises above Everett’s arboretum at Legion Park
Live-stream concert to offer ‘fresh vibes’ during pandemic

Live-stream concert to offer ‘fresh vibes’ during pandemic

Zimbabwean-American musician ZNi International’s show will benefit Work2BeWell, a mental health initiative.

Live-stream concert to offer ‘fresh vibes’ during pandemic
Snohomish Historical Preservation Commission member Fred Cruger with his dog, Duffy, in Arlington along one of the history walk sections at Centennial Trail. The event will be up through September. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Discover local history as you walk the Centennial Trail

Take a smartphone quiz as you stroll the trail. If you answer every question correctly, you’ll win a prize.

Snohomish Historical Preservation Commission member Fred Cruger with his dog, Duffy, in Arlington along one of the history walk sections at Centennial Trail. The event will be up through September. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Leo Kenney’s “Seed Crystal” in gouche from 1966 is on display at the Edmonds museum through Jan. 10.

Cascadia reopens with works by 3 Northwest master artists

Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds is celebrating its fifth anniversary with several new exhibitions.

Leo Kenney’s “Seed Crystal” in gouche from 1966 is on display at the Edmonds museum through Jan. 10.
Debbie and Ed Cogswell of Tulalip built their gnome home on the stump of a tree they cut down five years ago. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Pandemic Projects: Garden gnomes get a home of their own

The rustic retreat had been on this Tulalip couple’s to-do list for five years. Now, the gnomes — and the family cat — stay dry.

Debbie and Ed Cogswell of Tulalip built their gnome home on the stump of a tree they cut down five years ago. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett’s history to get some local color — thanks to you

Everett’s history to get some local color — thanks to you

Fill in the blanks on eight notable buildings in Historic Everett’s coloring contest.

Everett’s history to get some local color — thanks to you
A detail of the restored William Cumming mural, which was painted on linen sailcloth in 1941.

See a long-lost mural by a Northwest master painter

William Cumming’s 1941 work, showing Depression-era jobs in the Skagit Valley, can be seen at a Seattle gallery.

A detail of the restored William Cumming mural, which was painted on linen sailcloth in 1941.
Snohomish singer channels rock legend Linda Ronstadt

Snohomish singer channels rock legend Linda Ronstadt

Holly Aprecio and the band Just One Look, led by her father, are scheduled to perform a live-streamed show Aug. 28 in Everett.

Snohomish singer channels rock legend Linda Ronstadt
Oak Harbor resident Kate Mistler is the director of the Whidbey Island chapter of I Support the Girls, which gives bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products to women and girls in need. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Whidbey organization fills a vital need for women and girls

The chapter of I Support the Girls collects and distributes bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products.

Oak Harbor resident Kate Mistler is the director of the Whidbey Island chapter of I Support the Girls, which gives bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products to women and girls in need. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Take a storytime stroll in south Everett, thanks to the library

Take a storytime stroll in south Everett, thanks to the library

Young readers can enjoy ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ in two languages at Hauge Homestead Park.

Take a storytime stroll in south Everett, thanks to the library
Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh

Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh

See works by Jed Dorsey, of the artistic Dorsey family, now in Edmonds and soon on Camano.

Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh
Pandemic pushes 15th annual Whidbey music festival online

Pandemic pushes 15th annual Whidbey music festival online

The series of baroque and classical chamber music concerts will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday.

Pandemic pushes 15th annual Whidbey music festival online
Patterns of nature and mythology, by a Northwest master

Patterns of nature and mythology, by a Northwest master

See new works by Alfredo Arreguín, an originator of the Pattern and Decoration style, in Langley.

Patterns of nature and mythology, by a Northwest master
Doug Fahl will play Flan Kittregdge in Red Curtain’s live-stream performance of “Six Degrees of Separation.”

Stymied by virus, Red Curtain offers live-streamed theater

The Marysville troupe plans Zoom performances of “Something Rotten!” and “Six Degrees of Separation.”

Doug Fahl will play Flan Kittregdge in Red Curtain’s live-stream performance of “Six Degrees of Separation.”
Rich Davis works on finishing the deck of his home in Mukilteo on June 11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mukilteo man’s pandemic project: A 500-square-foot deck

Rich Davis had never built anything before, but the shutdown left him with ample time to learn a new skill.

Rich Davis works on finishing the deck of his home in Mukilteo on June 11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dave Dodge stands on a speaker while playing his guitar during Nite Wave’s show at Tony V’s Garage on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Curtain falls on Tony V’s in Everett — at least for now

The nightspot was hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic. It might reopen when the county hits Phase 4 of the state reopening plan.

Dave Dodge stands on a speaker while playing his guitar during Nite Wave’s show at Tony V’s Garage on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lennon Wiltbank’s art adorns an abandoned, soon-to-be-demolished home and spreads joy in her neighborhood.

For this Bothell artist, ‘happiness is flowers’

Lennon Wiltbank’s art adorns an abandoned, soon-to-be-demolished home and spreads joy in her neighborhood.

Lennon Wiltbank’s art adorns an abandoned, soon-to-be-demolished home and spreads joy in her neighborhood.
She’s the champion seller of Girl Scout cookies	— again

She’s the champion seller of Girl Scout cookies — again

Aly Gustavson of Lynnwood has sold the most boxes of cookies two years in row. This year’s total? 3,500.

She’s the champion seller of Girl Scout cookies	— again