Musicians Rod Argent, left, Hugh Grundy, Chris White, and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies attends the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Barclays Center on Friday, March 29, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

Get your tickets now to see rock Hall of Famers The Zombies in Everett. Plus there’s a month of music planned in Langley.

Musicians Rod Argent, left, Hugh Grundy, Chris White, and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies attends the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Barclays Center on Friday, March 29, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Burger King states “No Burgers” since a fire on May 1 in Everett, Washington on June 16, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Customers ask ‘Where’s the beef?’ after whopper of a fire

Burgers have been off the menu at the Burger King on Evergreen Way since May 1. Nearby McDonald’s closed due to a different fire.

Burger King states “No Burgers” since a fire on May 1 in Everett, Washington on June 16, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

What causes gut infections, and how to avoid them

Gut infections are the top cause of acute diarrhea, and can be life-threatening if severe.

  • Jun 22, 2022
  • By Dr. Christine Bowen Special to The Herald
A three-dimensional wing-shaped front bumper is a distinctive feature of the 2022 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD Sport model. (Manufacturer photo)

Genesis spiffs up G80 sedan with new Sport models for 2022

Exclusive embellishments inside and out, plus rear-wheel steering and sport-tuned suspension do the trick.

A three-dimensional wing-shaped front bumper is a distinctive feature of the 2022 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD Sport model. (Manufacturer photo)
Inside the dome of the Reichstag, Germany’s parliament building. (Rick Steves' Europe)

Berlin’s Reichstag: Teary-eyed Germans and a big glass dome

For tourists unaware of history, the restored Reichstag building in Berlin, which reopened to the public in 1999, was just a new dome to climb.

Inside the dome of the Reichstag, Germany’s parliament building. (Rick Steves' Europe)

Club Med wants another $3,000 for a vacation I already paid for

After Laura Keir pays for her Club Med vacation, she gets another bill for $3,000. If she doesn’t pay, she can’t check in.

From the comfort of the couch, Merlin the poodle offers tips and tricks for honoring Dad on Father’s Day. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Family dog has lessons to teach about adoring Dad on Father’s Day

I treat every day like it’s Father’s Day, and I think your humans should, too. The pack would be lost without you. Love, your dog.

From the comfort of the couch, Merlin the poodle offers tips and tricks for honoring Dad on Father’s Day. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Mindfulness is all the rage. But what is it exactly?

Why should we aspire to greater mindfulness? And how do we actually achieve it?

The Mukilteo Lighthouse. Built in 1906, it's one of the most iconic landmarks in Snohomish County. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Take a tour of our three local lighthouses

These beacons guided mariners to safety for many years — since 1861, in one case. Here are their stories.

The Mukilteo Lighthouse. Built in 1906, it's one of the most iconic landmarks in Snohomish County. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Contestant chef Brian Madayag (left) of Edmonds and West Coast team captain Brooke Williamson on “Beachside Brawl.” (Food Network) 20220616

Edmonds chef reps Pacific Northwest on new Food Network show

Barkada owner Brian Madayaga will compete on a new Food Network series that premiers Sunday.

Contestant chef Brian Madayag (left) of Edmonds and West Coast team captain Brooke Williamson on “Beachside Brawl.” (Food Network) 20220616
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Celebrate national pollination week

This year, the week of June 20-26 is National Pollination Week and here are some facts we should all take notice of … In 2007… Continue reading

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"Horses Can Fly" is a mixed-media painting by Francy Blumhagen. (Courtesy Francy Blumhagen)

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

MUSIC The Pilchuck Boyz: These comedic reggae masterminds perform 7 p.m. June 18 at Jamestown Saloon, 19711 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. No cover. More at… Continue reading

"Horses Can Fly" is a mixed-media painting by Francy Blumhagen. (Courtesy Francy Blumhagen)
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Marysville Strawberry Festival is on, but key ingredient is late

Local berries have been slow to arrive due to cold weather. But the festivities will go on, including a carnival and parade.

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Basil Hassoun gives a speech at the "Conan Can" trash can dedication ceremony by City Hall in Langley, Washington, on June 10, 2022. (Submitted photo)

To honor Conan O’Brien’s visit, Langley names a trash can after him

The famous talk show host was on Whidbey Island for his playwright wife’s show at WICA.

Basil Hassoun gives a speech at the "Conan Can" trash can dedication ceremony by City Hall in Langley, Washington, on June 10, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Sheet-metal creases and strong angles give the 2022 Toyota Sienna minivan a sharp, stylish appearance. (Toyota) 20220613

2022 Toyota Sienna XSE stands the test for good behavior

On the freeway, around town, at the pump or a family graduation, this hybrid minivan scores high.

Sheet-metal creases and strong angles give the 2022 Toyota Sienna minivan a sharp, stylish appearance. (Toyota) 20220613
Can you identify the hottest new products for infants and toddlers? Pictured is a NoseFrida and Hatch. (Courtesy Jennifer Bardsley)

Test yourself with this parenting pop quiz on trendy baby gear

Today’s pop quiz is on key vocabulary words that new parents know. But don’t worry, at least it’s multiple choice.

Can you identify the hottest new products for infants and toddlers? Pictured is a NoseFrida and Hatch. (Courtesy Jennifer Bardsley)
Flint Ferguson, Bernadette “Bernie” Johnson’s partner, stands next to the dart boards inside the Clubhouse Bar and Grill in Everett where Bernie would play darts regularly. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A toast to ‘Dart Mom’ Bernie, 78, a fireball in tavern darts

An Everett dart tourney raised cash for hospice patients as a celebration of the life of Bernadette Johnson.

Flint Ferguson, Bernadette “Bernie” Johnson’s partner, stands next to the dart boards inside the Clubhouse Bar and Grill in Everett where Bernie would play darts regularly. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Instead of happiness, why not pursue well-being?

The qualities of well-being are far more enduring than the fleeting satisfaction of getting what you want.

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has for centuries been the grandest place of worship in all of Europe. (Rick Steves' Europe)

Strolling Istanbul: The most thrilling and affordable of Europe’s great cities

Of the great cities of Europe – London, Paris, Rome and Istanbul – Istanbul offers the most thrills for the best price.

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has for centuries been the grandest place of worship in all of Europe. (Rick Steves' Europe)
Rebecca Suryan, an alpaca breeder of over 20 years, gets in the pen with some of her younger male animals Monday, March 28, 2022, at Alpacas from MaRS in Snohomish, Washington. Males and females are kept separate because unlike most animals, they do not have a breeding season and will reproduce any time of the year if left together. The alpacas are herd animals, so they are kept in groups of three or more on the farm. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

This Snohomish couple is enchanted with alpacas from MaRS

Two decades ago, they ditched the suburbs and started raising the fleecy creatures. Today, they’ve grown their herd to about 40 animals.

Rebecca Suryan, an alpaca breeder of over 20 years, gets in the pen with some of her younger male animals Monday, March 28, 2022, at Alpacas from MaRS in Snohomish, Washington. Males and females are kept separate because unlike most animals, they do not have a breeding season and will reproduce any time of the year if left together. The alpacas are herd animals, so they are kept in groups of three or more on the farm. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)