Why settle for dogs when you could adopt bunnies or gerbils?

The Everett Animal Shelter all three kinds of pets (including a host of gerbils) up for adoption.


2019 BMW X5 SUV gets power boost from new twin-turbo engines

Bigger dimensions, abundant tech and more driver assistance features are also part of the package.


Bridge Club News

By Mary Ewing / Special to The Herald Everett’s American Contract Bridge…

  • Mar 25, 2019


Parents @ Play: the best soft and snuggly toys for the kiddos

Soft and snuggly is what bedtime (and even just cuddle time) is all about. Here are some new cute critters that will make wonderful additions… Continue reading

Today in History

Today is Monday, March 25, the 84th day of 2019. There are 281 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On March 25, 1911, 146… Continue reading

Wife discovers she didn’t make husband’s ‘pretty’ list

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi Carolyn: Before we got engaged five years ago, my husband took some time out to decide whether we… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2019
Lupita Nyong’o in a scene from “Us,” written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele. (Universal Pictures)

With horror a must-see genre again, what’s a scaredy-cat to do?

With the ever rising popularity surrounding horror movies, some are finding it diffficult to cope.

Lupita Nyong’o in a scene from “Us,” written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele. (Universal Pictures)

A psychologists’ thoughts after watching ‘A Star is Born’

Like in the movie starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, tragedy and triumph often appear together.

Inside the most expensive home of 2018 in Snohomish County

The 8,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, 4½-bath home has every amenity — and a price tag to match.

Imagine this: Special time for grand families at children’s museum

Grandparents raising grandchildren play for free at the Imagine Children’s Museum on first Sundays.

Celebrate spring’s arrival with a day-trip to San Juan Island

Leave your car on the mainland and explore the island by bus, bike or scooter.

‘Toy Story 4’ trailer has left us with 4 important questions

At least we’ll get to see “old friends” Buzz (Tim Allen) and Woody (Tom Hanks) in the fourth movie.

  • Mar 24, 2019

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Catriona McPherson: 6 p.m. March 24, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. In McPherson’s “Scot and Soda,” the Scottish-born California transplant… Continue reading

My favorite things about Vienna: music, pastries, art

The city’s devotion to the musical arts and its democratic embrace of culture are inspirational.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Women’s hiking intro: The free “Women’s Hiking Basics” class is at 6 p.m. March 28 at Alderwood REI, 3000 184th St. SW, Ste. 952, Lynnwood.… Continue reading

Processed vs whole foods: Helping kids evaluate what they eat

Her Girl Scout troop was earning their Staying Fit badge. In front of them were 10 snack items.

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Top books are Delia Owens’ “Where the Crawdads Sing” and “Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis.

  • Mar 24, 2019

Today in History

Today is Sunday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2019. There are 282 days left in the year.

  • Mar 24, 2019

Wife’s introvert husband hates her family’s visits

Dear Carolyn: I am struggling to balance my husband’s relationship with my family. My family adores him and wants to spend time with him. He… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2019

A list of 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