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For these pals, it wouldn’t be Christmas without jigsaw puzzles

For these pals, it wouldn’t be Christmas without jigsaw puzzles

They’ve made more than 100 puzzles since 1985, and you can see many of them at Arlington City Hall.

For these pals, it wouldn’t be Christmas without jigsaw puzzles
Holiday events and fun in Snohomish County and beyond for 2019

Holiday events and fun in Snohomish County and beyond for 2019

Our annual list of holiday happenings include lights, concerts, theater and dance performances.

Holiday events and fun in Snohomish County and beyond for 2019
Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood

Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood

Yi So-yeon spent nine days aboard the International Space Station — then had a rough return landing on Earth.

Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood
Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub

Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub

The World War II working women icon’s “I can do it” spirit is Sharon Hanson’s mantra, too.

Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub
Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls

Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls

Kim Parker helps her students chill out with “sound baths” of soothing music.

Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls
2 recipes join forces to make a hearty butternut squash soup

2 recipes join forces to make a hearty butternut squash soup

When I wanted to welcome fall with a squash soup, I turned to Mom’s “everything in the pot” motto.

2 recipes join forces to make a hearty butternut squash soup
Sharon Wootton, longtime Daily Herald writer, dies at 72

Sharon Wootton, longtime Daily Herald writer, dies at 72

She wrote an outdoors column for the newspaper for nearly 40 years, but could take on any assignment.

Sharon Wootton, longtime Daily Herald writer, dies at 72
Banana bread on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Accept no substitutes: This banana bread recipe is the best

It’s got it all: Bold banana flavor, a crunchy caramel-brown crust and a moist and tender loaf.

Banana bread on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Now you can make Tablas’ best-selling Spanish tapas at home

Now you can make Tablas’ best-selling Spanish tapas at home

Clara Gutierrez Carroll, chef and part owner of Tablas Woodstone Taverna in Mill Creek, knows her tapas.

Now you can make Tablas’ best-selling Spanish tapas at home
Saved by the bell, Mukilteo’s festival is back for 54th year

Saved by the bell, Mukilteo’s festival is back for 54th year

By the skin of their teeth, volunteers put together the three-day festival at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park.

Saved by the bell, Mukilteo’s festival is back for 54th year
Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz

Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz

For this woman with a lifelong love of the Emerald City, there’s no place like home.

Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz
Lynnwood woman plants success with water-storing succulents

Lynnwood woman plants success with water-storing succulents

Angie Rolly turned her thrift shop hobby into a mini-garden business at local farmers markets.

Lynnwood woman plants success with water-storing succulents
Get to know bibimbap at K Fresh, a new eatery in Everett

Get to know bibimbap at K Fresh, a new eatery in Everett

The healthful Korean dish is served in sizzling-hot stone bowls nestled in wooden boxes.

Get to know bibimbap at K Fresh, a new eatery in Everett
Everett native comes home for a screening of his latest film

Everett native comes home for a screening of his latest film

“Devil’s Five,” filmmaker Terry R. Wickham’s horror anthology, shows Aug. 4 at the Historic Everett Theatre.

Everett native comes home for a screening of his latest film
The Western wear seller who helped build Everett’s synagogue

The Western wear seller who helped build Everett’s synagogue

A new online museum exhibit explores the life of Billy Sturman, a local icon for generations.

The Western wear seller who helped build Everett’s synagogue
South Korean chain offers a different take on fried chicken

South Korean chain offers a different take on fried chicken

BBQ Chicken, inside the H Mart food court, specializes in Korean-style fried chicken and sides.

South Korean chain offers a different take on fried chicken
This Marysville band rocks hard against childhood cancer

This Marysville band rocks hard against childhood cancer

A Pearl Jam tribute act headlines a two-day fundraiser in Everett for Strong Against Cancer.

This Marysville band rocks hard against childhood cancer
Forever growing: Snohomish artist mixes multimedia with fiber

Forever growing: Snohomish artist mixes multimedia with fiber

Terri Shinn’s experimental work can be seen at the Schack Art Center in an exhibit opening June 20.

Forever growing: Snohomish artist mixes multimedia with fiber
Transformed teacher writes self-help book she wishes she had

Transformed teacher writes self-help book she wishes she had

Plagued by health problems and stress, Jackson High School’s Lesley Moffat needed to change.

Transformed teacher writes self-help book she wishes she had
Roller derby’s fundraiser promises to roll in the laughs

Roller derby’s fundraiser promises to roll in the laughs

The comedy show and silent auction in Everett will feature three comedians and bid items galore.

Roller derby’s fundraiser promises to roll in the laughs