Can’t play a lick? You can still jam with these guys at the mall

For the Inclusion Jam Project, having fun, not hitting the right notes, is what’s important.

 

Requiem for pay phones: Bring $100 bills, not dimes

Man caves, outdoor showers or outhouses are just 3 possible uses for the retro booths in Sultan.

 

Bruce Springsteen and Madonna are subcultures now

Mass culture always becomes subculture.

  • Jun 18, 2019

 

Tensions mount over fiance’s parents at wedding

The divorced couple hate each other, and they’re both coming to the ceremony.

  • Jun 18, 2019

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 169th day of 2019. There are 196 days left in the year.

  • Jun 18, 2019

Four dang good dogs ready for adoption in Everett

Everett Animal Shelter has these four dogs ready to be adopted into good homes ready for a new pet.

Europe’s crazy rich royals and their lavish retreats

The palaces provide insight into the often-nutty monarchs who once ruled Europe.

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and jeans queen, dies at 95

She was a descendant of financier Cornelius Vanderbilt and the mother of CNN newsman Anderson Cooper.

  • Jun 17, 2019
For 2019, Hyundai has dropped the Santa Fe Sport name. That model, with two rows and seating for five, is now the Santa Fe. The previous long wheelbase model is now called Santa Fe XL. (Manufacturer photo)

Hyundai makes Santa Fe SUV larger, safer, smoother for 2019

The brand’s best-selling SUV in the U.S. also has a bold new look and lots of new tech features.

For 2019, Hyundai has dropped the Santa Fe Sport name. That model, with two rows and seating for five, is now the Santa Fe. The previous long wheelbase model is now called Santa Fe XL. (Manufacturer photo)

No joke: Laughter really is the best medicine

Studies suggest that laughter can improve health and possibly stave off disease.

  • Jun 17, 2019

What’s so bad about processed foods?

Scientists offer clues

  • Jun 17, 2019

What I learned about my father through the Vietnam War

A Herald writer’s curiosity about his father’s years in Vietnam led to understanding for them both.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic: 7 p.m. June 19, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. “Indianapolis” is a human drama unlike… Continue reading

Billie Eilish is riding a wave right now — and it’s a big one

The 17-year-old singer-songwriter’s first studio album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Dear Mona Awad: Your novel is great, but I have some quibbles

If there’s one thing wrong with “Bunny,” it’s that it relies too heavily on genre tropes.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Divorce shame is no reason to stay in abusive relationship

Dear Carolyn: I was married to my ex for 20 years when we divorced. I wasn’t attractive to him anymore since I gained weight with… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2019

Do you have an air purifier? Prepare for a smoky summer now

This mom spent the family’s vacation budget on air purifiers, HEPA filters and tower fans.

Grandparents play an important role in their family’s lives

The relationship they form with their grandchild becomes a model on how to be a grandparent.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Free park-ing: The next day to visit Washington state parks without an entrance fee is Aug. 25, National Park Service’s birthday. Other free days are… Continue reading

Their hair strangely unmussed, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson race down a foreign-looking street on a scooter in “Men in Black: International.” (Columbia Pictures)

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now

“Sometimes change happens quicker than we have language to describe it,” the actress explained.

  • Jun 16, 2019
Their hair strangely unmussed, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson race down a foreign-looking street on a scooter in “Men in Black: International.” (Columbia Pictures)