To cut down on a child’s whining, first understand the cause

Children’s brains thrive on getting attention. And it doesn’t matter if this attention is good or bad.

  • Nov 4, 2018

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2018. There are 57 days left in the year.

  • Nov 4, 2018

Veterans working for Waste Management bring safety on 2 fronts

A Marine veteran, Aaron Alvarado is the area fleet director for Waste Management operations.

  • Nov 4, 2018

Well-off boyfriend rages about the homeless population

Carolyn Hax narrows in on the real problem: The boyfriend makes her feel unsafe to voice concerns.

Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
                                Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Isolation puts your health at risk, no matter how old you are

Loneliness can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.

Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
                                Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Bel-Air estate was featured on ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’

And now the palatial mansion can be yours — for just $245 million, that is.

  • Nov 3, 2018

Dance — and work out — like nobody’s watching

Don’t let your anxiety about what other people think of your appearance stop you.

Early whistles were molded from clay into shape of a bird

The center of these whistles held water. Blowing into a hole made the water move and make a sound.

Ex wants to get back together, but she balks

He’s surprised when girlfriend he broke up with years ago doesn’t want him back.

Family of singer Chris Cornell sues doctor over his death

They allege that prescription drugs led to erratic behavior before the frontman’s death at age 52.

  • Nov 3, 2018

Foods rich in lutein make your eyes healthier

Look for the hallmark colors: bright red, yellow and orange foods, along with dark, leafy greens.

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

Great Plant Pick: “Sekkan Sugi” golden Japanese cedar

This tree is a standout when planted with gray- or blue-needled conifers or purple foliage plants.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot from a vaccine vial at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. Most doses of vaccine are made in a production process that involves growing viruses in chicken eggs. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Half of parents surveyed say flu vaccine causes the flu

A majority of the 183 children who died in the U.S. from flu last year were unvaccinated.

  • Nov 3, 2018
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot from a vaccine vial at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. Most doses of vaccine are made in a production process that involves growing viruses in chicken eggs. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Home and garden events around Snohomish County

The genius between worlds: Naturalist Kem Luther will be discussing his book “Boundary Layer: Exploring the Genius Between Worlds,” at the Snohomish County Mycological Society’s… Continue reading

How to prune in fall and other timely chores

Under no circumstance should we be pruning our shrubs or trees severely this time of year.

Oh, my aching back! Prevention is best cure for the condition

If you work a desk job, you may be a sitting duck for lower back pain. Pun intended.

Study: Medical bankruptcies may not be as common as thought

Medical bills can push patients over the financial cliff, but it doesn’t happen as often as we think.

Today in History

Today is Saturday, Nov. 3, the 307th day of 2018. There are 58 days left in the year.

  • Nov 3, 2018