Michael Schur’s ‘How to Be Good’ will be published in 2021

The Emmy-winning writer, producer and actor is working on a self-help book on managing your life.

  • Mar 15, 2020
Ian Terry / The Herald Skunk cabbage, also known as a swamp lantern, emerges from the wetlands of the Northwest Stream Center in Everett on Wednesday, March 7. The Adopt A Stream Foundation will be presenting their annual Swamp Lantern Festival from March 15 through April 21 to give visitors a chance to see the plants in full bloom. Photo taken on 03072018

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Free park-ing: The next day to visit Washington state parks in 2020 without an entrance fee is March 19 (the state park system’s 107th birthday).… Continue reading

Ian Terry / The Herald Skunk cabbage, also known as a swamp lantern, emerges from the wetlands of the Northwest Stream Center in Everett on Wednesday, March 7. The Adopt A Stream Foundation will be presenting their annual Swamp Lantern Festival from March 15 through April 21 to give visitors a chance to see the plants in full bloom. Photo taken on 03072018

Rick Steves on visiting the great libraries of Europe

They’re a wonderful way to engage more deeply with the continent and its history.

Television Q&A: How old was Gloria Stuart in 1997’s ‘Titanic’?

The supporting-actress Oscar nomination she received for that film made her the oldest nominee for an acting Oscar.

  • Mar 15, 2020

Today in History

Today is Saturday, March 14, the 74th day of 2020. There are 292 days left in the year.

  • Mar 14, 2020

Antique lobster doorstop from early 20th century sells for $1,800

While this rarity appears to have original faded paint, watch out for reproductions made since the 1980s.

The Everett Home & Garden Show, which has been held at the Angel of the Winds Arena since 2003, is canceled this year due to COVID-19. (Sara Bruestle / The Herald)

COVID-19 outbreak slams the door shut on Everett’s home show

Home-improvement business owners say the cancelation is a big hit for them, but understand why it’s necessary.

The Everett Home & Garden Show, which has been held at the Angel of the Winds Arena since 2003, is canceled this year due to COVID-19. (Sara Bruestle / The Herald)

Great Plant Pick: Abies nordmaniana ‘Golden Spreader,’ Caucasian fir

Plant this tree in a spot with enough sun to bring out the golden coloration of the needles.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Native Plant Sale: The Snohomish Conservation District is hosting a pre-order only sale for its 35th annual Native Plant Sale because of the coronavirus outbreak.… Continue reading

Six unusual cool-season vegetables to try growing at home

Growing your own veggies means you can plant varieties that simply cannot be found at the grocery store.

Today in History

Today is Friday, March 13, the 73rd day of 2020. There are 293 days left in the year.

  • Mar 13, 2020
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                                Festivalgoers run toward the main stage at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. This year’s festival in Southern California has been postponed amid virus concerns.

Global concert industry in flux as coronavirus spreads

Each day more and more announcements have rolled in about canceled and postponed shows.

  • Mar 12, 2020
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                                Festivalgoers run toward the main stage at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. This year’s festival in Southern California has been postponed amid virus concerns.

COVID-19 and gatherings

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

Radiohead guitarist to headline 20th annual Summer Meltdown

Ed O’Brien will be one of more than 40 acts at the music festival in Darrington on Aug. 6-9.

Analog audio artifacts fill this Everett recording studio

Digital technology can’t replicate the sound of gear from the 1950s and ’60s, Sean Wolcott and Craig Curran say.

‘The Hunt’ is a clunky swipe at a left-right divided America

The horror-thriller is an uneasy and often awkward mix of murderous violence and social commentary.

  • Mar 12, 2020

“Currents 2020” craft show at Schack is filled with surprises

The juried exhibition features the works of 134 artists in the 21st century craft movement.

36 years, thousands of movies — it’s been a great gig

Robert Horton’s long tenure as The Daily Herald’s movie critic has ended.

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

Whiskey River: The Lynryrd Skynyrd tribute band will perform at 7 p.m. March 14 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are… Continue reading

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Student art show: The best work of student artists in the Everett School District will be displayed in the foyer of the Community Resource… Continue reading