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.


Old-time Monroe was a condensed-milk powerhouse

A sprawling plant that once operated on the east side of town wasn’t exactly condensed.


Anglo-Japanese style table not a favorite among cabinetmakers

It features partial shelves built below the 20-inch square tabletop. It sold for $13,000 at auction.


Great Plant Pick: Sciadopitys verticillata, Japanese umbrella pine

Despite its common name, this pyramidal conifer is not a true pine. Meaning, it’s not of genus Pinus.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Heritage tree tour: Celebrate autumn with a guided walking tour of Snohomish’s heritage trees through the city’s historic district. Green Snohomish Group is offering two… Continue reading

Not interested in being biological father’s dirty little secret

This is new for both of you, and it’s a little early for “always.”

  • Oct 19, 2019

Today in history

Today is Saturday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2019. There are 73 days left in the year.

  • Oct 19, 2019

‘Maude’ co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies

The stint on the CBS sitcom was his highest-profile in a long stage, film and TV career.

  • Oct 18, 2019

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Aesir Meadery bottle release: Everett’s Aesir Meadery is releasing its bourbon barrel-aged mead at a party at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Skal Beer Hall,… Continue reading

How Woodinville became a part of Washington wine country

The city 15 miles south of Everett has developed into a home for about 130 wineries and tasting rooms.

Managing a hypercompetitive sister-in-law

Dear Carolyn: I just got engaged to one of four brothers who are very close. My fiance’s oldest brother has been married to “Jackie” for… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

She may be new to bartending, but everyone knows her name

Amanda Biship is the bartender at The Clubhouse Bar and Grill in Everett, where it feels like family.

Today in History

Today is Friday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2019. There are 74 days left in the year.

Stay in Barbie’s real-life Malibu Dreamhouse

A walk-in closet doubles as an exhibit showcasing six decades of Barbie’s fashion evolution.

  • Oct 17, 2019

Let Mr. Simon introduce you to Chinese pancakes at Alderwood

Find out why savory jianbing has been a popular street food in China since ancient times.

Marysville’s Red Curtain tackles Gothic tale set in Appalachia

With a large cast and a complex set, ‘Dark of the Moon’ is the troupe’s biggest challenge yet.

‘Dolemite’ is a dynamite comeback for the still-sharp Eddie Murphy

The star has his best role in many years as the Ed Wood of 1970s blaxploitation pictures.

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ goes darker in boring sequel

Picks up, more or less, where the first film left off: in the never-never-land known as the Moors.

  • Oct 17, 2019

‘Zombieland: D0uble Tap’: Mix of snark and gore feels dated

Sure, there are some laughs, but the sequel’s mean-spiritedness eventually grows tiresome.

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

The F Street Project: The Snohomish band will play at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. The local… Continue reading