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.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

GET OUT Guided snowshoe hikes: Washington State Parks is offering guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton Park, a camping park 17 miles east… Continue reading

An elevated walking path that runs along Heather Lake is covered with snow on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snow searching: Hikes for when you want to see the white stuff

Here are six easy-to-moderate backcountry hikes where snow has recently been spotted.

An elevated walking path that runs along Heather Lake is covered with snow on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2018. There are 22 days left in the year.

  • Dec 9, 2018

Holiday gift ideas for that special gardener in your life

Don’t know what to give your loved one who loves to garden? How about one of these.

Parlor tour offers an insider’s look at Christmases past

The Snohomish Historical Society’s annual self-guided tour is Dec. 9. There are five stops.

A list of garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net. American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar… Continue reading