Sharon Salyer

A midcentury Edmonds home gets a new garden — from scratch

Formerly an overgrown mess, it’s now one of six showpieces on the Edmonds in Bloom tour next weekend.

 

Cameron McCaffree, 26, is a bartender at The Anchor Pub in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

From millennials to elders, he serves ‘em all at the Anchor

Cameron McCaffree says he enjoys the historic Everett bar’s diverse, colorful customers.

 

Music, dance and plays — all for free at Edmonds’ summer events

Events include a Shakespeare play, African dance, an a cappella group and Latin and Gypsy-style jazz.

 

Milissa Simons, right, holds Jet Juliann while Ashley Elledge, center, watches Lincoln Ballard swim in the water off of Jetty Island last year. (Herald file)

Jetty Island just could be ‘the most beautiful place in Everett’

There’s sand, trails and wildlife, daily guided nature walks and classes on Everett’s 2-mile isle.

Milissa Simons, right, holds Jet Juliann while Ashley Elledge, center, watches Lincoln Ballard swim in the water off of Jetty Island last year. (Herald file)

What to do with the kids? Give free summer concerts a whirl

Hear Caspar Babypants, Recess Monkey and much more in Everett and Marysville.

Her scones are perfectly flaky. The secret? Ice-cold butter

Donna King, owner-chef of the Cama Beach Cafe on Camano Island, shares her signature dish.

Renee’s Garden 
                                Little Prince eggplants from Renee’s Garden, the seed company of gardening entrepreneur Renee Shepherd. Its line of container-garden seeds are sold at independent nurseries and garden centers.

Farm-fresh vegetables and herbs, from patio to dinner table

All you need is bit of outdoor space with sun exposure — and tips from gardening experts.

Renee’s Garden 
                                Little Prince eggplants from Renee’s Garden, the seed company of gardening entrepreneur Renee Shepherd. Its line of container-garden seeds are sold at independent nurseries and garden centers.

Cowboys — and girls — to show their stuff at Darrington’s rodeo

See bull riding, barrel racing and bronc riding at the Darrington Timberbowl Rodeo on June 29-30.

The popular exhibit ‘Art of the Garden’ is back at the Schack

The Schack Art Center show, displayed through August, features 130 artists from near and far.

A rose in the front of the Hopes’ garden in Snohomish. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish Garden Tour has plein-air painters and live music

The June 30 tour features five gardens around Snohomish, plus a destination garden near Monroe.

A rose in the front of the Hopes’ garden in Snohomish. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A sure sign summer’s here: 10 free concerts at Everett marina

Everett’s Music at the Marina runs Thursdays from June 20 to Aug. 29 at Port Gardner Landing.

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

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Sherlock Holmes’ ‘Jersey Lily’ mystery blends fact with fiction

Elementary, my dear Watson, this Edmonds Driftwood Players play is not what you think it is.

Gardener finds a ‘slice of serenity’ in his Martha Lake yard

Tom Astrof’s “happy place” is one of six gardens featured on the Mill Creek Garden Tour on June 22.

Nicole Geer’s listening skills once netted her a $500 tip

Accounting wasn’t a good fit for this “super-friendly” person, so she switched to bartending.

The Everett Chorale ‘Will Sing For Food’ at Sunday’s concert

The June 15 performance raises issues of homelessness and hunger in Snohomish County through song.

Jacob Herbert will perform the role of Quasimodo in Sno-King Chorale’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame” concert.

Sno-King Chorale brings Victor Hugo’s ‘Hunchback’ to life

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” performance June 8 features not only singing, but dancing and costumes.

Jacob Herbert will perform the role of Quasimodo in Sno-King Chorale’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame” concert.

Celebrating a century of home cooking on Camano Island

The Utsalady Ladies Aid share history and their favorite recipes in a third-edition cookbook.

Lynnwood second-grade teacher ready for Arctic adventure

Jennie Warmouth leaves today for an 11-day fellowship to study polar bears and climate change.

Kaiser Permanente nurse Eileen Krembs talks with patient John Haws, who is receiving in-office opiate addiction treatment in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

New Everett opiate treatment plan is to help patients fast

Kaiser Permanente launched its in-office addiction recovery program about a year ago.

Kaiser Permanente nurse Eileen Krembs talks with patient John Haws, who is receiving in-office opiate addiction treatment in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)