Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’

Art lovers around the world can follow the project online.

  • Jul 8, 2019

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20

Made his acting debut at age 9 in the 2008 horror film “Mirrors.”

  • Jul 7, 2019

Recycling Corps interns can help you relearn how to recycle

Our recyclables are contaminated with garbage, food and other non-recyclables. We can do better.

‘American Predator’ reveals chilling playbook of a serial killer

The most meticulous serial killer of the 21st century is the subject of Maureen Callahan’s book.

  • Jul 7, 2019

All 8 Spider-Man movies — and counting — ranked from worst to best

“Far From Home” swings into our best three Spidey-flicks of all-time. Here’s where the films stand now.

  • Jul 7, 2019

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Karl Marlantes: 7 p.m. July 8, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. Marlantes’ “Deep River” is a rich family saga about… Continue reading

Checking out of Prague and into the Czech countryside

You’ll see traditional towns, a friendly countryside and intriguing history.

New playground in Monroe will have kids swinging like Tarzan

1. Play. Kids will soon be climbing the walls at Lewis Street Park in Monroe. The Monroe park is getting some new equipment in the… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Get wild: The Camano Wildlife Habitat Project, sponsored by Friends of Camano Island Parks, hosts presentations the third Wednesday of the month. The next presentation,… Continue reading

Riley Humphrey, 3, reacts to the story being read by Shannon Horrocks during Ms. Shannon’s story time at the Snohomish Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Rockin’ out, and learning literacy, with librarian Ms. Shannon

Once, she was punk rocker. Now, Shannon Horrocks helps kids develop singing, reading and writing skills.

Riley Humphrey, 3, reacts to the story being read by Shannon Horrocks during Ms. Shannon’s story time at the Snohomish Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Spirits flare on Independence Day in a war over chairs

You can set up chairs at An Edmonds Kind of Fourth parade the night before. But it’s not so simple.

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro

If you just can’t shake the grogginess, try these tips to help fine-tune your napping skills.

Do you have one of these blooming machines in your garden?

Whether they’re planted in full sun or part shade, hardy fuchsias will bloom from June until frost.

A list of 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

Be careful: Smart devices like Alexa can be security risks

Here are some tips to ensure your home network is secure and information is safe from criminals.

Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss

When a dear friend lost a long fight with cancer, the author’s eyes were opened to the power of love.

Great Plant Pick: Campanula lactiflora, milky bellflower

This tall bell flower produces clusters of star-shaped blooms that vary from white to deep sky blue.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Buzz buzz. “Bees & Botany” is a hands-on science and art program designed for parents and preschoolers 3 to 5 years old. Children can develop… Continue reading

Take time to be well or you’ll have to take time to be sick

You could avoid illness if you eat a healthier diet, get more exercise, stop smoking and sleep more.

The teenage years are tough on parents. Here’s how to cope.

There’s no doubt this will be a challenging time (due to hormones) but you will get your kid back.