Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving NBC’s ‘Today’ show

The veteran daytime star says her last show will be in April 2019.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Whidbey creators have a place to sell their wares year-round

A new store near Clinton features a wide range of creative work from all over the island.

Keith Moser holds one of the many old newspaper found in the walls to insulate his home after construction crews tore down drywall in his Everett home. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Back when fake insulation was real news

Keith Moser had hoped for money, but found wads of newspaper behind the drywall in a home remodel.

Keith Moser holds one of the many old newspaper found in the walls to insulate his home after construction crews tore down drywall in his Everett home. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Americans,’ ‘Gianni Versace,’ lead Critics’ Choice TV nominees

“Dannemora” also collects nominations as awards show affinity for crime shows.

  • Dec 10, 2018

A few cats and a couple of dogs up for pet adoption in Everett

The Everett Animal Shelter has these pets available to be adopted.

This mom’s looking forward to a Christmas that is just ‘enough’

Have you heard of the Swedish principle “lagom”? Loosely translated, it means “just the right amount.”

Boyfriend transitions from controlling to dangerous

At every step of the way, the boyfriend does not respect her boundaries.

Media messages affect all of us — especially kids

Moms are more present in children’s literature than fathers.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Successful styling of the VW Golf is maintained for 2018

The five-passenger compact is a joy to drive on Snohomish County’s winding, picturesque backroads.

The 10 biggest movie surprises of 2018, from Melissa McCarthy to ‘Mowgli’

Here are 10 of this year’s movies about which I can honestly say, “I did not see that coming.”

  • Dec 10, 2018

Today in History

Today is Monday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2018. There are 21 days left in the year.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Deck your halls with these trends and tips from an expert

With 27 years of experience, Jana Johnson of Joyworks can help you decorate for the holidays.

‘Theater of the World’ takes look at the maps that shaped us

Thomas Reinertsen Berg’s book provides history of man’s quest to capture geographical space.

  • Dec 9, 2018

All of the Golden Globe best director nominees are men — again

Barbra Streisand is the only woman to ever win the award. That was 34 years ago.

  • Dec 9, 2018

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Matthew Hunt: 6 p.m. Dec. 14, University Book Store, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. When the solar flares first erupt in Hunt’s “Solar Reboot,” Cameron… Continue reading

Beyond the blockbusters: Discovering remote sites in Europe

Sampling such “world apart” destinations is a smart way to experience the continent.

Ex-wife props up new wife by putting herself down

Try correcting this behavior with compassion — not pity.

Grieving for Christmas: How to cope with holiday sadness

The holiday season can be a mix of sweet and sad. Many of us have lost loved ones around this time.

Michelle Yeoh to wear ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ ring to Golden Globes

The actress will sport the special piece of jewelry from the film — perfect for the glitzy occasion.

  • Dec 9, 2018

More deer wearing radio collars for predator-prey study

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is assessing the impact of wolves and cougars on deer and elk.