MoPOP exhibit examines the influence and music of Prince

It has 50 artifacts, 25 photographs, one of his distinctive guitars and two outfits from “Purple Rain.”

 

The mysterious case of the garage door with a mind of its own

“It’s a good thing I have a guard dog with me,” she told their miniature poodle.

 

Boys and girls: Nature vs. nurture?

Are they as different as they seem or is there something parents are doing to make them that way?

  • May 20, 2019

 

I’m unsure if my girlfriend’s the ‘one’

You can become an expert on yourself, and anchor your decisions in that.

  • May 20, 2019

New network TV shows compete with controversy for attention

They were after media-buyers’ hearts and wallets.

  • May 20, 2019

Passengers, cargo, towing: 2019 GMC Yukon XL can handle it

Large and long, the full-size sport utility vehicle offers rare option of a first-row bench seat.

Today in history

Today is Monday, May 20, the 140th day of 2019. There are 225 days left in the year.

  • May 20, 2019

A Trip to Utah: Visiting the other American D-Day beach

This is a place where the image of the U.S. as a force for good remains largely untarnished.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Elizabeth Person: 6 p.m. May 21, Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.Celebrate the launch of the Everett artist’s new children’s book. Person contributed… Continue reading

Bored housewife jumps back into spy game in ‘The Paris Diversion’

Chris Pavone’s new novel, a follow-up to “The Expats,” may have the most clever plot twist of the year.

  • May 19, 2019

Five steps to teach a ‘spirited child’ to control her behavior

Be patient and persisent. You’ll know it’s working when your kid has fewer tantrums.

I’m all alone and dealing with friends’ envy

What can I say to defend and/or protect myself?

  • May 19, 2019

More than just Ms. Sunshine

Doris Day was complicated and forward-thinking — and never got credit for it.

  • May 19, 2019

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Whale watching: Island Adventures’ three-hour tours depart from Everett through May. Tours also leave from La Conner, Anacortes and Port Angeles; months vary. Everett’s rates… Continue reading

These tips might help you keep running 5Ks throughout the summer

It’s time to break out the running shoes: 5K season is almost here. Registration is now open for several area events, including Mukilteo’s Sneakers and… Continue reading

Sara Thein, organizer for Clean Up Washington, pulls out as liter bottle from the woods as she picks up trash along the Lowell Riverfront Trail on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This volunteer makes a difference, one garbage bag at a time

Snohomish’s Sara Thein founded Clean Up Washington, a group that picks up litter in our green spaces.

Sara Thein, organizer for Clean Up Washington, pulls out as liter bottle from the woods as she picks up trash along the Lowell Riverfront Trail on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Today in History

Today is Sunday, May 19, the 139th day of 2019. There are 226 days left in the year.

Who’s ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV?

Woody Harrelson is stepping into the iconic role as part of an ABC special celebrating Norman Lear.

  • May 19, 2019

Six home remodeling projects that (almost) pay for themselves

Curb appeal is most important, but upgraded kitchens and bathrooms help with resale, too.

  • May 18, 2019

There’s still time to enjoy Everett Fisherman’s fest

The event runs from 1 p.m. until midnight on Saturday. There will be music, vendors and food trucks.