When Ellie Krieger makes a chocolate treat, she crushes it

These no-bake goodies are made with shredded wheat cereal to give them a cookielike crunch.

Comedian Marty Allen dies in Las Vegas at 95

He first found fame as half of the duo Allen Rossi with partner Steve Rossi.

  • Feb 13, 2018
Susan Wise Bauer speaks about her new book “Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education” to parents, staff and kids during a talk at Edmonds Heights K-12. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Susan Wise Bauer shares what parents can learn from history

The education advocate wrote the definitive book on homeschooling from the classical perspective.

Susan Wise Bauer speaks about her new book “Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education” to parents, staff and kids during a talk at Edmonds Heights K-12. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This is now one of the most expensive restaurants in Everett

Upscale Abbott’s now occupies the site of the eatery renovated by TV food celebrity Gordon Ramsay.

10 things you may not know about Abraham Lincoln

There are many things about our 16th president that don’t make it into textbooks.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Her ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ character is inspired by aunts

Alicia Jones plays the Finches’ housekeeper, Calpurnia, in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production.

Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

The former president and first lady’s portraits are unveiled.

  • Feb 12, 2018

Musicians rally for R.E.M. sideman Scott McCaughey after stroke

The veteran Northwest-based rocker can still play guitar but has trouble with lyrics.

  • Feb 12, 2018

‘Value’ doesn’t define the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

There’s more to like than just savings about Mitsubishi’s 2018 compact wagon/SUV/sedan crossover.

Vultures, squids, flies, jellyfish deserve your appreciation

Books about unloved animals shed new light for Everett Public Library staffer.

How to congratulate niece whose engagement riles her parents

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I have a niece in her 20s. She’s been living on her own for years, far from… Continue reading

Living with Children: Dealing with ADOCPF

By John Rosemond / Tribune News Service A true story: When my daughter, Amy, was a pre-teen, she became anxious about going to sleep because… Continue reading

Today in History: Feb. 12, 2018

Today is Monday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2018. There are 322 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

Jennifer Egan, Sherman Alexie win Carnegie medals

Jennifer Egan and Sherman Alexie are the 2018 winners of the Carnegie Medal for literary excellence. Egan won the fiction… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018

Royal wedding guess list: Who gets a nod from Harry, Meghan?

The list is a secret — and details about it may not be released until the event is under way.

  • Feb 11, 2018

‘Cloverfield’ films represent the worst trends in Hollywood

The Netflix release of “The Cloverfield Paradox” is just another marketing gimmick for sub-par movies.

  • Feb 11, 2018

All aboard! Making the most of your cruise ship vacation

Last year I spent two weeks on a Mediterranean cruise, filming a one-hour TV show that will present an honest look at the pros and… Continue reading

Dealing with a mother-in-law who encourages secret-keeping

Dear Carolyn: My in-laws live out of state, and visit about once every six to eight weeks for long weekends. Before their most recent visit,… Continue reading

Disney: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators will make ‘Star Wars’ movies

D.B. Weiss and David Benioff will write and direct for the franchise because it can never end.

  • Feb 11, 2018