Bothered by boyfriend’s vacations with his ex and son

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My boyfriend of a few months seems to like going on vacations with his ex and their… Continue reading

Revived BMW M850i xDrive Coupe has rousing power, racy looks

After 20 years, BMW resurrects its original 8 Series luxury sports coupe — in supercar style.

Today in history

Today is Monday, June 10, the 161st day of 2019. There are 204 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On June 10, 1967, six… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019

Year ’round, men’s health starts at the top: His head

Dear Mr. Dad: I’ve read several of your columns that have touched on the health of men and boys, but you haven’t spent much time… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019

‘Hadestown’ captures 8 Tony Awards, including best musical

Playwright Jez Butterworth’s “The Ferryman” crowned best play.

  • Jun 9, 2019

Cartoonist to step away from The Oatmeal after his latest book

The Seattle-based creator of the Exploding Kittens game says he’s ready for a long hiatus.

  • Jun 9, 2019

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Susan Jane Gilman: 7 p.m. June 10, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. In “Donna Has Left the Building,” we meet… Continue reading

Barack and Michelle Obama to create podcasts for Spotify

The former president and first lady will produce and lend their voices to the Higher Ground podcast.

  • Jun 9, 2019

Bratislava: Slovakia’s capital makes a remarkable comeback

A ghost town during the communist era, the central Europe city now hums with youthful energy.

Ice cream in the blink of an eye — all thanks to science

1. Chilly treat. Scientists can make ice cream in five minutes. Liquid nitrogen rapidly freezes the creamy ingredients with no cranking and no ice-and-rock salt… Continue reading

Our children aren’t the only ones who are growing up

Her 14-year-old son’s high school orientation was an evening of reckoning for this mom.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Free park-ing: The next day to visit Washington state parks without an entrance fee is June 9, Fishing Day. Other free days are Aug. 25… Continue reading

This new temple marries Northwest style with Tibetan Buddhism

The sanctuary on Whidbey Island expands a lama’s mission to introduce Buddhist teachings to the West.

Transformed teacher writes self-help book she wishes she had

Plagued by health problems and stress, Jackson High School’s Lesley Moffat needed to change.

Trauma in adulthood can begin in the first 2 months of life

Prevention and early intervention are vital, speakers at the International Trauma Conference say.

Venezuelan ska band leaves crisis-hit country for U.S. tour

Band writes blistering lyrics that feed off Venezuela’s desperation today.

  • Jun 9, 2019

3 tips to help you stay cool and keep your energy bill low

The PUD shares ways to improve the comfort of your home this summer in a cost-efficient manner.

Great Plant Pick: Lonicera crassifolia, creeping honeysuckle

The shrub’s tiny flowers open from rosy-red buds tipped in chartreuse and turn orange as they mature.

Hires Root Beer ad, made in the 1920s, features a flapper girl

But most of Hires ads had few pictures, just descriptions of its health values or the good shape.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Sorticulture: Everett’s Garden Arts Festival continues 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 8 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9, Legion Park, 145 Alverson… Continue reading