Gitchie, gitchie, ya, ya: Patti LaBelle’s coming to Tulalip

The soul legend will grab four audience members at random to join her on stage for her signature song.

Need a new Fourth tradition? Here are 14 places to celebrate

Enjoy parades, pancakes, fireworks, classic rock and much more from Camano Island to Bothell.

Not feeling ecstatic about my upcoming wedding

Carolyn Hax is away. The following first appeared Feb. 9 and 23, 2005. Dear Carolyn: “Jared” and I are recently engaged; however, we live in… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019

One of Village Theatre’s greatest hits returns to Everett

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ recreates a recording session featuring Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Schedule of special film screenings in Snohomish County

Summer Family Movies: A series of free summer family movies will be presented at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St.… Continue reading

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. The 2019-20 season includes: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,”… Continue reading

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

ANGEL OF THE WINDS ARENA Backstreet Boys: July 29, from $45. Toby Keith: Aug. 5, from $22. Casting Crowns: Sept. 28, from $18. “We Will… Continue reading

Today in History

Today is Thursday, July 4, the 185th day of 2019. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day.

  • Jul 4, 2019

What to do with the kids? Give free summer concerts a whirl

Hear Caspar Babypants, Recess Monkey and much more in Everett and Marysville.

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The Amarillo: 116 E. Main St., Monroe; 360-217-8484. Open mic Thursdays with host Jeff Crookall. McDougall, July 5. Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425-438-9544.… Continue reading

Yum! Food and drink events around Snohomish County

Food Truck Fridays: The Washington State Food Truck Association teams up with the Port of Everett to bring food trucks to the Port of Everett… Continue reading

‘Laugh-in’ comedic actor Arte Johnson dies at 90

Became known for his catchphrase “Verrry interesting” on “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.”

  • Jul 3, 2019

Her scones are perfectly flaky. The secret? Ice-cold butter

Donna King, owner-chef of the Cama Beach Cafe on Camano Island, shares her signature dish.

13 all-American movies to stream for Independence Day

If you’re going to sit in front of the tube on the Fourth, you might as well watch something that says “America.”

  • Jul 3, 2019

Colorful slaw is the gem that will brighten your next cookout

The salad is tossed with a sweet-tart blend of dried figs, cider vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil.

I regret telling my ex’s wife about his feelings for me

Carolyn Hax is away. The following first appeared Jan. 14, 2005. Dear Carolyn: My husband and I divorced bitterly 10 years ago. Last year he… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019

This nicoise-esque salad is the breezy dish your summer needs

It’s a trilogy of green beans, potatoes and hard-cooked eggs, dressed with vinegar and oil.

  • Jul 3, 2019

Tips for hiring an in-home caregiver

Q: I need to locate a good in-home caregiver for my 83-year-old mother. What’s the best way to find and hire one? A: Before you… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, July 3, the 184th day of 2019. There are 181 days left in the year.

  • Jul 3, 2019

Am I muscular or just fat? Find out in the back of a truck

Get tanked in the fat-mobile. Fork over $49, dip in warm water, hold your nose, blow like a fish.