Max Djenohan climbed Alaska's Denali in early June to snowboard off the summit. (Submitted photo)

From steamy ‘Naked and Afraid’ to snowboarding down Denali

Max Djenohan spent the pandemic pursuing outdoor adventures, clothed and in the buff.

 

How should we feed our baby when we’re running low on money?

Some formula companies have patient assistance programs that your pediatrician can help you find.

  • Jun 23, 2021

 

When is the best time of day to take probiotics?

The exact time you take a probiotic is not as important as other considerations, such as why are you’re taking it.

  • Jun 23, 2021

 

Why a happy belly is a key to having a happy life

diMost of the serotonin in our bodies (our main “good mood” hormone) is made in our gut. So a digestive problem can be a real drag.

  • Jun 23, 2021
Willem Wolters, 9, is half way through reading "Space Case" by Stuart Gibbs. Wolters was given the title of the nation's highest point earner in the Accelerated Reader program on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. Willem is a fourth grader at Cedar Wood Elementary School in Bothell. The new national record is 2,145 points. That is over 14 million words read and 377 books. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This Bothell boy read 380 books to beat last year’s national record

Willem Wolters, 9, earned more than 2,000 Accelerated Reader points, but mostly he just loves to read.

Willem Wolters, 9, is half way through reading "Space Case" by Stuart Gibbs. Wolters was given the title of the nation's highest point earner in the Accelerated Reader program on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. Willem is a fourth grader at Cedar Wood Elementary School in Bothell. The new national record is 2,145 points. That is over 14 million words read and 377 books. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
pizza with cheese. vector illustration on white background

You voted: The best pizza in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites

pizza with cheese. vector illustration on white background
The Port of Everett is adjusting its summer outdoor movie series, Sail-In Cinema, to meet public health guidelines this year. It'll be a drive-in theater. (Port of Everett)

Outdoor movies on the waterfront: Drive in or lawn seating

A six-movie lineup by the Port of Everett features action, cartoons and rom-com.

The Port of Everett is adjusting its summer outdoor movie series, Sail-In Cinema, to meet public health guidelines this year. It'll be a drive-in theater. (Port of Everett)
A rhubarb pie at Village Taphouse and Grill in Marysville. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

There’s a slice of summer in Village’s strawberry rhubarb pie

Village Taphouse & Grill in Marysville is famous for its pies. Now you can bake a summer favorite at home.

A rhubarb pie at Village Taphouse and Grill in Marysville. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Chris Stack and Samantha Soule film a scene of their movie, "Midday Black, Midnight Blue," on the Coupeville wharf June 14. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Indie film crew: Whidbey residents are ‘generous and welcoming’

The movie makers are shooting scenes for a full-length feature at various sites around the island.

Chris Stack and Samantha Soule film a scene of their movie, "Midday Black, Midnight Blue," on the Coupeville wharf June 14. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Photo courtesy Laura Thompson 

Madison Thompson and her dog Stella.

Whidbey teen, golden retriever make top 8 in NY kennel show

Madison Thompson was one of the youngest competitors in her division of 80 kids.

Photo courtesy Laura Thompson 

Madison Thompson and her dog Stella.
A blacked-out diamond pentagon grille and four-element LED headlights signal assertiveness in the 2022 Acura MDX. (Manufacturer photo)

Acura presents an all-new MDX luxury SUV for 2022

Bold exterior styling, better handling, a more versatile interior, and technology upgrades dominate.

A blacked-out diamond pentagon grille and four-element LED headlights signal assertiveness in the 2022 Acura MDX. (Manufacturer photo)
When in came to wearing babies, this mom had strong skills — over a decade ago. (Jennifer Bardsley)

All strapped in: Help, I’m trapped in the baby backpack!

A newer model of the Ergobaby backback was a challenge for this aunt, even though one from 2005 was a snap.

When in came to wearing babies, this mom had strong skills — over a decade ago. (Jennifer Bardsley)

After a tough year, don’t get your hopes up for summer vacation

If you leave your expecations at home, you’re more likely to enjoy your family trip. Here are some tips.

Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

The listings include Third Place Books, Everett Public Library and Neverending Bookshop events.

  • Jun 20, 2021
Book-related events in Snohomish County.
"The Legend of Tommy G" is one of 17 short films and documentaries featured in 2021's Banff Film Festival World Tour. (YouTube)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

The listings include Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest updates and REI Lynnwood workshops.

"The Legend of Tommy G" is one of 17 short films and documentaries featured in 2021's Banff Film Festival World Tour. (YouTube)
The heretic Giordano Bruno stands on the spot where he was burned.

Rick Steves: A perfect cafe and a romantic breeze in Rome

Perhaps the best way to describe this quintessential Roman moment is “bella.”

The heretic Giordano Bruno stands on the spot where he was burned.

Why won’t Air France refund my $568 after a canceled flight?

Air France canceled Liga Aldins’ flight from Boston to Paris last spring. But it’s still holding her $568. Who has the money?

  • Jun 20, 2021
Polly Pocket collector, Krystyna Roman, has more than 100 sets since starting the hobby in 2018 at her Lake Stevens home.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tiny dolls are a huge obsession for Lake Stevens woman

Her extensive collection of Polly Pocket playsets — “tiny pieces of art,” she calls them — adorns her living room.

Polly Pocket collector, Krystyna Roman, has more than 100 sets since starting the hobby in 2018 at her Lake Stevens home.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Colorful sweet cakes or pies slices pieces set. Set of four berry crumble pies. Vector illustration.

You voted: The best pie in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites

Colorful sweet cakes or pies slices pieces set. Set of four berry crumble pies. Vector illustration.
Scales to weigh pedestrians were not available in public places until the 1890s. This scale was made of iron and porcelain by Peerless Weighing Machine Co. It sold at a Cowan auction for $344. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

Coin scales on the streets earned $1,000 a year — a penny at a time

From 1890 to 1930, you could weight yourself with a coin-operated scale found on a street corner.

Scales to weigh pedestrians were not available in public places until the 1890s. This scale was made of iron and porcelain by Peerless Weighing Machine Co. It sold at a Cowan auction for $344. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)