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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
Matty Sythadone directed “Monkey in My Bedroom.” (Levi Walker)

Theater camp is Zooming to Snohomish County kids this summer

Edmonds’ Driftwood Players have partnered with Dandylyon Drama to offer an online summer theater program.

Matty Sythadone directed “Monkey in My Bedroom.” (Levi Walker)
CD Woodbury

Maltby’s CD Woodbury bounces back from surgery — and COVID-19

It’s been a long road from surgeries for frontman Clint Woodbury and probable COVID-19 bouts for the entire band.

CD Woodbury
Coronavirus robbed choreographer of first solo Village show

Coronavirus robbed choreographer of first solo Village show

“Hansel Gretl Heidi Günter” was going to be Jimmy Shields’ Village Theatre debut. Then the pandemic hit.

Coronavirus robbed choreographer of first solo Village show
David Martin wrote “The Lavender Palette” after curating an exhibit of the same name at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gay artists forgotten no more, thanks to ‘The Lavender Palette’

The book features work by 13 important Northwest artists who fell into obscurity after their deaths.

David Martin wrote “The Lavender Palette” after curating an exhibit of the same name at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)