Filmmaker Daniel A. Cardenas, of Everett, in a hop field in the Yakima Valley in 2014. (Bakerbuilt Works)

Schedule of special film screenings around Snohomish County

The listings include Edmonds Center for the Arts, Historic Everett Theatre and Whidbey Island Center for the Arts showings.

Filmmaker Daniel A. Cardenas, of Everett, in a hop field in the Yakima Valley in 2014. (Bakerbuilt Works)
Kermet Apio will perform stand-up at the Edmonds Center for the Arts on Sept. 9. (YouTube)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

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

Kermet Apio will perform stand-up at the Edmonds Center for the Arts on Sept. 9. (YouTube)
Cathy Richardson is lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship, which is scheduled to perform Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)

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.

Cathy Richardson is lead vocalist of Jefferson Starship, which is scheduled to perform Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre. (Associated Press)
The Stacy Jones Band is scheduled to perform at the Tulalip Resort Casino on Sept. 11. (Steve Parent)

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The listings include Engel’s Pub, Mirkwood Public House and Port Gardner Bay Winery shows.

The Stacy Jones Band is scheduled to perform at the Tulalip Resort Casino on Sept. 11. (Steve Parent)
First lady Jill Biden comforts a person as they get a COVID-19 vaccination during a tour of the site at Isaac Middle School in Phoenix,  Arizona, June 30, 2021. (Carolyn Kaster/Pool/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Needle phobics want COVID vaccines, but injection terrifies them

As many as 66 million Americans may suffer from needle fear so severe that they threaten to delay herd immunity.

  • Sep 8, 2021
First lady Jill Biden comforts a person as they get a COVID-19 vaccination during a tour of the site at Isaac Middle School in Phoenix,  Arizona, June 30, 2021. (Carolyn Kaster/Pool/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

On Nutrition: Is dietary fiber really all that important?

Yes, really. The Mediterranean diet, which may help reduce your risk of heart disease, is rich in high fiber foods.

  • Sep 8, 2021

What you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots

A third dose, or a booster vaccine against COVID, will likely work similar to the annual flu shot.

Friends are vegetarians having dinner together. International Vegan Day. Bright cartoon illustration for a magazine or postcard.

You voted: The best vegan food in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, folks still have their favorites.

Friends are vegetarians having dinner together. International Vegan Day. Bright cartoon illustration for a magazine or postcard.
This vegetarian take on a patty melt is made with Impossible burger and a chipotle-spiked mayo with quick-charred scallions (Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette)

Eat This: Impossible patty melts with scallion-chipotle mayo

The original recipe called for making the burgers with 80% lean ground beef, but this one substitutes plant-based meat.

  • Sep 7, 2021
This vegetarian take on a patty melt is made with Impossible burger and a chipotle-spiked mayo with quick-charred scallions (Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette)
Russell Struck, 63, started decorating his Chevy L5 about five years ago and never stopped and lives in his truck part-time. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He keeps on truckin’ in a fabric-wrapped Chevy that’s his home

Russell Struck decorated his S-10 with 8 yards of flaming red cloth, holographic eyeballs and skulls.

Russell Struck, 63, started decorating his Chevy L5 about five years ago and never stopped and lives in his truck part-time. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Full frame above view of molasses cookies.

Molasses crinkles are the ultimate back-to-school treat

Slightly crisped-up on the outside, yet softly chewy on the inside — it’s the perfect lunchbox cookie.

  • Sep 7, 2021
Full frame above view of molasses cookies.
The 2021 Mazda CX-5’s sleek styling is punctuated by a bit of aggression up front. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Mazda CX-5 maintains its niche with personality

The latest version of Mazda’s infotainment system and a new Carbon Edition model are this year’s notables.

The 2021 Mazda CX-5’s sleek styling is punctuated by a bit of aggression up front. (Manufacturer photo)
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 5, 2021
Book-related events in Snohomish County.
Back-to-school shopping in 2021 is like a time warp to 1992. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Back to school with worry, hope — for parents and students

With the new school year here, she’s never seen her kids so excited to wake up at 5:45 a.m.

Back-to-school shopping in 2021 is like a time warp to 1992. (Jennifer Bardsley)
Danny Vernon, Illusion of Elvis Presley tribute impersonator, twirls Celia Salinas as her sister Rosa Cantu, left, waits to dance with Vernon as he performs at the Evergreen State Fair on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 in Monroe, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Elvis Presley impersonator a blast from the past for fans

Danny Vernon said Presley helped him discover singing. Now he performs his songs on stage.

Danny Vernon, Illusion of Elvis Presley tribute impersonator, twirls Celia Salinas as her sister Rosa Cantu, left, waits to dance with Vernon as he performs at the Evergreen State Fair on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 in Monroe, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
This beautiful group of chanterelles was found growing in the rainforest on the Olympic Penninsula in Washington State, Chanterelles are a highly sought after, delicious wild mushroom and I'm not telling you exactly where I found them.

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

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

This beautiful group of chanterelles was found growing in the rainforest on the Olympic Penninsula in Washington State, Chanterelles are a highly sought after, delicious wild mushroom and I'm not telling you exactly where I found them.
St. Sulpice’s organ, powering worship with music.

Rick Steves’ Europe: Paris’ grand organ rings out on Sundays

Organists from around the world come to Paris just to hear St. Sulpice’s 6,600-pipe organ.

St. Sulpice’s organ, powering worship with music.
A couple looks out toward the water from Boy and Dog Park on Thursday, July 22, 2021 in Langley, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sick of mainland life? Escape to south Whidbey

This artsy, bucolic place is a world away from the tiresome hustle-bustle across the water

A couple looks out toward the water from Boy and Dog Park on Thursday, July 22, 2021 in Langley, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Six things to think about as the new school year is starting

Regardless of the growing excitement about going back to school, there also can be mounting anxiety.

The Port of Everett is fermenting plans to attract wine and spirit vendors to Waterfront Place as part of its "Wine Walk" initiative.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Port of Everett hopes to mix some wine with the water

A plan to create a “wine walk” at the port would add tasting rooms offering wine, beer and spirits.

The Port of Everett is fermenting plans to attract wine and spirit vendors to Waterfront Place as part of its "Wine Walk" initiative.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)