Sharon Salyer

Vintage Mountlake Terrace home wins city’s Evergreen Award

Rebecca and Joel Chadband won the Best Maintained award for their 1964 home with manicured yard.

Arts of the Terrace features hundreds of works from region

Artists compete for $5,000 in prize money and bragging rights in six categories.

Driftwood’s ‘Something’s Afoot’ merges whodunit, musical genres

The zany Agatha Christie-like mystery play opens the Edmonds troupe’s 60th season.

Rain gardens: Nature’s sponge

A seminar will teach you how to create this natural way to control runoff in your yard

Views at 2,200 feet: Soaring over Snohomish in hot air balloons

Two balloon ride companies — Balloon Depot and Snohomish Balloon Rides — offer flights from Harvey Field.

Garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net. American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar… Continue reading

Home and garden events around Snohomish County

Wildlife Habitat Gardening: Learn what kinds of plants and gardening practices will turn your run-of-the-mill garden into a microhabitat for native wildlife at a presentation… Continue reading

Meet artists on their home turf during Edmonds studio tour

The event this weekend lets people engage artists in conversation — and also purchase their work.

In Mukilteo, Thai food so good you don’t want it to end

This place’s curries are so delicious, you might be at a loss for words.

Eagle-eyed photographer to kick off this year’s Birdfest

Lynnwood’s Kevin Ebi has been published by the National Geographic and Smithsonian.

Marlies Egberding and Ritch Sorgen at their home on Sept. 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Historic houses on Everett tour standing the test of time

The Historic Everett Home Tour is Sept. 8 and features six homes built between 1909 and 1924.

Marlies Egberding and Ritch Sorgen at their home on Sept. 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sesame Street-esque ‘Avenue Q’ is not suitable for children

Red Curtain in Marysville is performing the Tony Award winning musical from Sept. 7-23.

Bobo’s Rods and Customs owner Carrie Dack stands amongst a few of the many classic cars at her business on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Dack sells, and in some cases does restoration work on, classic cars. Prices range from $20,000 to as much as $100,000. The business is owned by Dack and and partner Rob Bobo.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Classic cars, ‘the older the better,’ at Bobo’s Rods Customs

Owners Carrie Dack and Rob Bobo welcome visitors to the Edmonds vintage and custom car dealership.

Bobo’s Rods and Customs owner Carrie Dack stands amongst a few of the many classic cars at her business on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Dack sells, and in some cases does restoration work on, classic cars. Prices range from $20,000 to as much as $100,000. The business is owned by Dack and and partner Rob Bobo.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett Philharmonic’s goal: A musically impassioned season

The greater Everett orchestra announced its 2018-19 concert schedule, featuring four performances.

She found the courage to travel the world alone, and so can you.

Terry Woods, 75, wrote a memoir about her travels around Europe as a single woman.

Fresh Paint to bring artists, art lovers to waterfront

More than 100 artists will sell and create their works at the 22nd annual event.

A fresh Taste: Edmonds festival gets much-needed transformation

The event formerly known as A Taste of Edmonds is no longer just a food festival.

Rick Springfield to headline Festival of the River in Arlington

The Stillaguamish Tribe’s annual festival features live music, pow pows, logging shows and a circus.

Do after-visit surveys help the doctor-patient relationship?

Despite their widespread use, a recent Baylor University study questions their effectiveness.

Play a tune: 18 painted pianos line streets of downtown Everett

This is the ninth year for Everett’s Street Tunes, meant to tempt passersby to pull up a bench.