Doris Day: top pop singer, pert film star, animal advocate

memorably as the chaste but chased after love… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

New music from guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela

Also, new records from Kevin Abstract and Mac DeMarco.

  • May 14, 2019

Parents overwhelmed with three kids under 3

Please tell me we will survive. Advice on how to get through the triple-toddler years?

  • May 14, 2019

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, May 14, the 134th day of 2019. There are 231 days left in the year.

  • May 14, 2019

This underwater photographer has made some friends beneath the sea

Drew Collins will cover local marine life and the issues they face in a May 14 talk in Marysville.

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97

Her film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ’60s.

  • May 13, 2019

Bonding with tweens

By Armin Brott / Tribune News Service Dear Mr. Dad: I am having difficulty communicating with my 11-year-old son. When I ask him questions, he… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2019

Chinese reality show ‘The Rap of China’ seeks its next star

50 people is Los Angleles were invited to try out for the next season of the show.

  • May 13, 2019

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan is spacious and tricked out

Eighteen-inch black wheels, a black color scheme inside and out, and special badging do the trick.

Should I tell my son that my ex could be a pedophile?

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My son is getting married soon to a lovely woman. Since they are in their mid-30s they… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2019

Today in history

Today is Monday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2019. There are 232 days left in the year. This is Mother’s Day. Today’s highlight: On… Continue reading

Your Mother’s Day Report Card

Sharpen your pencils, and get ready to grade yourself. Your Mother’s Day report card is waiting.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Jay Kristoff: 6 p.m. May 12, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. From the bestselling authors of “The Illuminae Files” comes… Continue reading

Forget self-care — what mothers really need is community care

The focus needs not be on care from within, but care, respect and understanding from without.

  • May 12, 2019

How to make the most of your European road trip

Cars aren’t necessary in Europe, but they are handy if you wish to explore small towns.

It’s OK to be mediocre. In fact, it may even be beneficial

“(It’s Great to) Suck at Something” is a testament to perseverance without the pressure of perfection.

  • May 12, 2019

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Whale watching: Island Adventures’ three-hour tours depart from Everett through May. Tours also leave from La Conner, Anacortes and Port Angeles; months vary. Everett’s rates… Continue reading

Six traits you need to be able to overcome life’s challenges

We can do pretty much anything we set our mind to — within the realm of what is in our control.

Summer TV 2019: New shows to watch, try and avoid

Summertime, once a dead period for shows, has become an optimal time to roll out limited series.

Three pollinator-friendly plants could make all the difference

1. Plant for pollinators. It’s estimated that one of every three bites of food we eat depends on pollinators such as bees, butterflies and moths.… Continue reading