Christmas or Lenten roses — whatever you call them, they’re back

The seasonal perennials, also known as hellebores, have many lovely hybrids and bloom all winter.

 

Don’t give up: You can overcome frustration with patience

Here are five ways to approach challenges so that they don’t turn into a recipe for frustration and failure.

 

Great Plant Pick: Viburnum davidii aka David’s viburnum

This spreading shurb is a year-round evergreen with white flowers in spring and berries in autumn.

 

Harp held by swans on pedestal base an elaborate watch holder

When the pocket watch is inserted in the hole near the top, it creates a decorative “clock.”

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Bellevue Botanical Garden: The garden’s 25th annual winter wonderland called Garden d’Lights is displayed 4:30 to 9 p.m. Through Dec. 31, 12001 Main St., Bellevue.… Continue reading

Miami Beach unveils traffic sculpture made of sand

The installation is meant to suggest a future relic.

  • Dec 7, 2019

Pride of Snohomish to be displayed on Christmas Parlor Tour

Lisa and Stew Pickford’s 129-year-old Queen Anne Victorian is one of the city’s finest historic homes.

Pamela Alt and Archibald at Yost Park in Edmonds are part of a University of Washington study. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Sign your pooch up to help with national study on dog aging

The goal of University of Washington’s Dog Aging Project is to help dogs live longer, healthier lives.

Pamela Alt and Archibald at Yost Park in Edmonds are part of a University of Washington study. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Christmas, don’t take a holiday from working out

Follow these tips, and you’ll celebrate the season without packing on the pounds.

Want your holidays to be happier? Try eating more healthfully

Studies show that healthy eating could lower your risk of depression by as much as 30%.

Eddie Murphy opens up on ‘Ellen’ about having 10 kids

“No, that seems OK,” the 58-year-old actor responded on “Ellen.”

  • Dec 6, 2019

The side dishes are a Filipino treat at Gracie’s Cuisine

The siopao and lumpias are simply superb at Everett’s new Filipino-American restaurant.

Prosecutors accuse Weinstein of mishandling ankle monitor

His defense attorney Donna Rotunno denied it was deliberate.

  • Dec 6, 2019

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

Winter Beer Festival: There will be more than 40 breweries at this year’s Winter Beer Fest Dec. 6 and 7 at Hangar 30 at Warren… Continue reading

Booze notebook: Stout Week in Everett features strange brews

The latest on Snohomish County’s breweries, wineries and distilleries.

Her customers are her extended family at this Lynnwood bar

Traci Lamb, bartender at Just Left Pub & Grill, is an extrovert who loves to get know people.

This Tri-City winery offers special GSM vertical tastings

That means tasting the same wine — same winery, wine varietal and vineyard designation — from multiple years.

Today in history

Today is Monday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2019. There are 22 days left in the year.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Today in history

Today is Saturday, Dec. 7, the 341st day of 2019. There are 24 days left in the year.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Today in history

Today is Friday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2019. There are 25 days left in the year.

  • Dec 6, 2019