Edmonds’ own Gothard Sisters perform Oct. 17 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Element Creative)

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Edmonds’ own Gothard Sisters perform Oct. 17 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Element Creative)

Go outside during pandemic — it can’t hurt, and might help

The health benefits of spending quality time enjoying local parks and green space have been scientifically researched.

  • Sep 9, 2020

Just the facts about the confusing COVID-19 vaccine situation

Will it be ready by Nov. 1, as the federal government claims? Will it be effective? And is the entire process political?

  • Sep 9, 2020

Study: Suicide tries with over-the-counter painkillers on rise

Incidents involving Tylenol, ibuprofen, and aspirin rose 33.5% between 2000 and 2018.

  • Sep 9, 2020

Elephant Seven uses grenache to win Walla Walla wine contest

The prize-winning grenache sells for $30 a bottle — a bargain in the world of high-end wine.

Georgia Gerber’s 12-foot sculpture is a whale of a piggy bank

“Hope the Whale” hopefully can do for Langley what “Rachel the Pig” did for Pike Place Market.

Oven does all of the work with this tasty sheet pan supper

It serves as a blueprint for an endless variety of sheet pan meals, all of them fast and easy to make.

  • Sep 8, 2020

What to do with all the fresh corn popping up right now

Give corn on the cob a savory new spin, make creamed corn that will banish bad childhood memories of the canned stuff, and more.

  • Sep 8, 2020

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback is a head-turner with turbo power

A six-speed manual transmission option is now available on both Sport and Sport Touring models.

An open letter to my stalwart Dining Room Table

You were made for elegant dinner parties, but you’ve proved to be indispensable during pandemic times.

Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

The listings include Third Place Books, Everett Public Library and Neverending Bookshop events.

  • Sep 6, 2020
Book-related events in Snohomish County.

In love and friendship, it’s all about showing up

Love is not just a feeling — it has to manifest itself in deeds of loving kindness to be experienced as love by someone else.

The Sauk River rushes by near a popular boat launch area close to White Chuck Mountain off the Mountain Loop Highway, just outside of Darrington. (Daniella Beccaria / Herald file)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

The listings include Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest updates and REI Lynnwood workshops.

The Sauk River rushes by near a popular boat launch area close to White Chuck Mountain off the Mountain Loop Highway, just outside of Darrington. (Daniella Beccaria / Herald file)

Rick Steves on haggis, and other quirky foods of Europe

From pigs’ ears in Spain to horsemeat in France and spicy sheep intestines in Turkey, try dishes that make a menu unique.

Why travel guru Rick Steves wants you to stay put at home

The Edmonds resident says he’s staying home until people can travel to other nations without stress.

  • Sep 6, 2020

Egg chairs popular among midcentury modern designers

At least five famous midcentury modern designers made chairs that looked like large hard-boiled eggs with a cutout for seating space: Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971), Milo… Continue reading

Great Plant Pick

What: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides “dwarf plumbago” sparkles in late summer and autumn with sapphire-blue flowers that are increasingly silhouetted against the rich reds and oranges of… Continue reading

The Snohomish County Fruit Society is hosting a webinar on blueberries Sept. 10 via Zoom. (Getty Images)

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

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

The Snohomish County Fruit Society is hosting a webinar on blueberries Sept. 10 via Zoom. (Getty Images)

Perennial herbs you can grow year around

There is a surprising array of hardy herbs that we can grow in our northwest marine climate and not have to worry about replanting every… Continue reading

Some great activities, videos and lessons kids can do at home

Parenting isn’t easy, even on a good day. Parenting during a pandemic only adds to the challenges. This past week many kids returned to “school,”… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2020