Answers to common questions about coping with COVID-19 crisis

How to calm a young child’s fears, help older kids with disappointment, and dealing with marital strife.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Events listed here are scheduled to happen after March 31, when the shutdown of entertainment venues is slated to end. Check with each venue for… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2020

Books briefly: New Isabel Wilkerson book to come out in August

The author of “The Warmth of Our Suns” has a book about caste systems slated for release on Aug. 20.

  • Mar 22, 2020

John Legend says outbreak won’t silence ‘The Voice’ right away

NBC’s hit show has episodes pre-taped to broadcast through the end of April.

  • Mar 22, 2020

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Events listed here are scheduled to happen after March 31, when the shutdown of entertainment venues is slated to end. Check with each venue for… Continue reading

Rick Steves on Bristol, England’s sassy port city

While you’ll still see bankers, you’ll also likely see old hippies, college students, hordes of cyclists and vegan restaurants.

Television Questions: Is ‘Blindspot’ coming back for fifth season?

The thriller starring Jaimie Alexander will have a 13-episode final season. An airdate has not been set.

  • Mar 22, 2020

These are the celebrities who have tested positive for COVID-19

From a Bond girl to a “Game of Thrones” wildling, here are all the known famous coronavirus patients.

  • Mar 22, 2020

Today in history, March 22

Today is Sunday, March 22, the 82nd day of 2020. There are 284 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On March 22, 1894, hockey’s… Continue reading

The four simple ways you too can ‘bee’ a pollinator gardener

In addition to bees, our wasps and flies, moths and butterflies, hummingbirds and bats will thank you.

COVID-19 update: What if I or someone I know has COVID-19?

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

Today in History

Today is Saturday, March 21, the 81st day of 2020. There are 285 days left in the year.

  • Mar 21, 2020

Great Plant Pick: Cotoneaster glaucophyllus, gray-leaf cotoneaster

This evergreen shrub produces showy white flowers in spring and ember-red berries in winter.

The Camano Wildlife Habitat Project will host a presentation on “Gardening for Pollinators and Birds,” April 15 on Camano Island. (Mike Benbow)

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

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The Camano Wildlife Habitat Project will host a presentation on “Gardening for Pollinators and Birds,” April 15 on Camano Island. (Mike Benbow)

How to add your plant sale to The Herald’s yearly listicle

We’re taking listings now for our annual list of sales in April, May and June. Don’t forget yours.

This sprawling Arlington mansion is fit for a king and queen

Graystone Castle offers 22,000 square feet of luxury — and it can be yours, for $1,400 a night.

Today in History

Today is Friday, March 20, the 80th day of 2020. There are 286 days left in the year.

  • Mar 20, 2020

Tradename and logo for Baker Furniture Co. in use since the 1930s

This Biedermeier secretaire a abattant has a “Baker” label. It sold for $1,063 at an auction in 2019.

22 TV shows to binge on as you wait out the pandemic

Thanks to the novel coronavirus, a lot of us may be staying home more than usual these days.

Pearl Django
                                Pearl Django, known for their gypsy Jazz swing style, will perform April 4 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater.

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

Events listed here are scheduled to happen after March 31, when the shutdown of entertainment venues is slated to end. Check with each venue for… Continue reading

Pearl Django
                                Pearl Django, known for their gypsy Jazz swing style, will perform April 4 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater.