Sara Bruestle

Snohomish County events celebrating Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 16 this year. The federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. is a day to honor… Continue reading

Student chefs dish out fine dining at Le Bistro

We were in luck. We didn’t have a reservation for the popular fish & chips day, but there were still several open tables. My co-worker,… Continue reading

Seattle’s EMP has a new name: Museum of Pop Culture

with the acronym MoPOP — reflects… Continue reading

Ring in the New Year with this spicy sausage dip

I make a dip so delicious that it becomes the star of any party. I’m not joking. If you’ve been searching for a dish to… Continue reading

How everyday gardeners can save bumblebees from extinction

Eric Lee-Mäder speaks for the bees. Namely, native bumblebees. Although the honeybee is getting a lot of national attention for its plight, he said native… Continue reading

Are you a stumped Santa? Give the Forrest Gump trifecta

I was a Secret Santa without a clue. A boyfriend’s family invited us to spend the weekend before Christmas with them in Sacramento, California, and… Continue reading

Mukilteo boy plays Dickens’ Tiny Tim

Mukilteo’s Keagan Estes has arguably the most important role in A Contemporary Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol.” The 8-year-old plays Tiny Tim, the sickly boy who… Continue reading

From Santa to ‘Star Wars,’ Christmas tour home has it all

Lisa Pickford’s Christmas motto is “Leave no surface undecorated.” This year’s Christmas Parlor Tour will include Stew and Lisa Pickford’s house, a Victorian… Continue reading

Lunch combos offer delicious variety at Mukilteo Thai

You know the lunch you ordered will be good when the soup served with it is so tasty that you want another cup. I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading