Karl Lagerfeld poses for photographers in front of his books prior to the start of an exhibition at the museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany, on Feb. 14, 2014. Chanel’s iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, died Monday. His exact age, which was long the subject of mystery, was not immediately available. The Associated Press reported that he was approximately 85. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File )

Karl Lagerfeld was Chanel’s iconic couturier

His designs quickly trickled down to low-end retailers, giving him global influence.

  • Feb 19, 2019

 

The future of newspaper stands is digital, sort of

Who carries coins around anymore? With a loss of sales through newsstands, The Daily Herald is innovating.

 

Review: A disturbing account of work under Sessions, Trump

By Greg Miller / The Washington Post He didn’t read intelligence reports…

  • Feb 19, 2019

 

Sister flakes out of biannual retreats

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Three sisters, all in mid-40s, all live within hours of each other and are generally very close.… Continue reading

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2019. There are 315 days left in the year.

  • Feb 19, 2019

‘Lorena’ sheds new light on sensational ’90s incident

By the end of this four-hour show, you’ll see Lorena as a victim and her ex-husband as a monster.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Husband refuses to go on any kids-free dates with wife

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband does not want to spend alone time with me, leaving me feeling frustrated. We have… Continue reading

Quicker, quieter 2019 Acura RDX SUV powers through slush, snow

A turbocharged four-cylinder engine and 10-speed automatic transmission are upgrade highlights.

Today in History

Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year.

  • Feb 18, 2019

What to do when toddlers discover their genitals

Q: My 2-year-old son has discovered his genitals and spends what seems like a lot of time playing with himself. How can I get him… Continue reading

Where to go hiking this winter, practically in your back yard

Guidebook author’s latest covers lowland trails close to home in Snohomish and Island counties.

After renovations the theater was renamed in honor of former Boeing executives and local philanthropists Saundra Cope and Walt Gillette, seen in front of the building, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 in Everett, Wa.The former bank is the youngest building on the Everett Register of Historic Places. It is owned by the city and leased long-term to the Village Theatre. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett couple honored for their ‘deep passion for the arts’

Saundra Cope and Walt Gillette are chosen as 2019 winners of the Richard Wendt Award of Excellence.

After renovations the theater was renamed in honor of former Boeing executives and local philanthropists Saundra Cope and Walt Gillette, seen in front of the building, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 in Everett, Wa.The former bank is the youngest building on the Everett Register of Historic Places. It is owned by the city and leased long-term to the Village Theatre. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Are we too connected? Or not connected enough?

Time will tell whether the social media revolution is a good thing or a bad thing.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Jean Godden: 6 p.m. Feb. 19, Mill Creek University Book Store, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. The Seattle journalist and politician will discuss her new… Continue reading

Fellow Aussie channels Olivia Newton-John in ‘Hopelessly Devoted’

Delta Goodrem plays the singer in a Lifetime biopic about her life.

  • Feb 17, 2019

How learning to say her own name inspired her latest book

A character in Jennifer Bardsley’s new novel speaks with a lisp — as she did when she was a child.

How Sam Peckinpah made his masterpiece, ‘The Wild Bunch’

A new book goes into great detail on the making of the ultraviolent 1969 classic.

  • Feb 17, 2019

New magic camp is for kids with a craving for illusions

Summit Everett needs your help. The climbing gym on Rucker Avenue in Everett is hosting a climbing… Continue reading

Nice reality TV offers a respite from our dog-eat-dog world

Instead of assaulting us with conflict, shows like “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” let us self-soothe.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

GET OUT Guided snowshoe hikes: Washington State Parks is offering guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton Park, a camping park 17 miles east… Continue reading