Food-friendly malbec a rising star in region’s wine industry

This Bordeaux variety was the fourth-most harvested red grape in Washington during the 2019 vintage.

Shredded pear is the secret ingredient for this risotto dish

It’s perfect for an easy, summery family meal and it makes a great side dish for larger gatherings.

  • Jun 23, 2020

Tired of making banana bread? Try these pancakes instead

After baking loaf after loaf during the COVID-19 emergency, most of us have had enough.

  • Jun 23, 2020

Need some scratch? Pig out on $5 bacon-scented lottery tix

“Bring Home the Bacon” has a cute cartoon pig and porky smell. Top prize in the state game is $50,000.

2020 Honda Ridgeline midsize pickup truck is a party animal

It has a cab and an open bed, but the Ridgeline was built for comfort and fun, not heavy towing.

COVID-19: Who should be tested, how to get tested, and more

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

With summer break, we say RIP to the 2019-2020 school year

High school seniors aren’t the only students who missed out on rites of passage because of COVID-19.

Rick Steves feels the pulse of thriving, cultured Madrid

When it comes to the secrets of living well, the Spanish city’s inhabitants seem to have cracked the code.

10 movies about fatherhood to watch for Father’s Day

If you’re looking for some films about fatherhood, in all its complexities, then look no further.

  • Jun 21, 2020

Ask Dr. Paul: How to conquer the COVID-19 doldrums

It’s natural to feel blue from time to time — especially with the pandemic. Here’s what to do when you’re down.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phased reopening plan. Check with each… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2020

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Some of the events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phased reopening plan.… Continue reading

Stevens Pass closed for summer mountain biking, disc golfing

The resort has been closed since March, when it shut down ski slopes over COVID-19 concerns.

Blue Oyster Cult’s “True Confessions,” a film of the band performing its “Agents of Fortune” album in its entirety, will be screened July 28 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

Most events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s fourphased reopening plan. Check with… Continue reading

Blue Oyster Cult’s “True Confessions,” a film of the band performing its “Agents of Fortune” album in its entirety, will be screened July 28 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)

Curbside service beckons bookworms to downtown Everett library

Books can be ordered by phone or online. The Sno-Isle library system plans to follow suit next week.

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s fourphased reopening plan. Check with each… Continue reading

The newest exhibit at the Museum of Pop Culture is ���Minecraft: The Exhibition,��� open through Sept. 7. (MoPop)

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

Most events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s fourphased reopening plan. Check with… Continue reading

The newest exhibit at the Museum of Pop Culture is ���Minecraft: The Exhibition,��� open through Sept. 7. (MoPop)

Historic Everett Theater hopes for a live-streaming lifeline

The venerable venue can’t wait for Phase 4 of the reopening plan, so it will host three bands in web-based performances June 27.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discusses what it means to be an American in turbulent times in the documentary “American Creed.” (Associated Press)

Schedule of special film screenings around Snohomish County

Most events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s fourphased reopening plan. Check with… Continue reading

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discusses what it means to be an American in turbulent times in the documentary “American Creed.” (Associated Press)

Texas-set ‘Miss Juneteenth’ is a heartfelt winner

This film, steeped in African-American culture in the Lone Star State, is especially relevant amid Black Lives Matter protests.