Does your teenager love to write? Send her to boot camp

Jennifer Bardsley was one of 20 writers to speak at this year’s Teen Author Boot Camp in Provo, Utah.

Does your teenager love to write? Send her to boot camp

Jennifer Bardsley was one of 20 writers to speak at this year’s Teen Author Boot Camp in Provo, Utah.

Frontwoman of Everett band TELLERS is going her own way

Sarah Feinberg, who also sings in I Will Keep Your Ghost, is becoming a solo singer-songwriter.

In his nature poetry, earthly devastation lurks always in the background

Poet David Baker reminds us in “Swift” that nature poetry can never be old-fashioned.

  • Apr 14, 2019

Mark Earth Day by planting trees, recycling or clearing trails

1. Get volunteering. Do some good for the environment in honor of Earth Day, April 22. The Adopt A Stream Foundation needs volunteers to help… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Cougar talk: A “Cougars” presentation is at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600-128th St. SE, Everett. Brian Kertson,… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Cougar talk: A “Cougars” presentation is at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600-128th St. SE, Everett. Brian Kertson,… Continue reading

The Backstreet Boys hit that we’re still singing along to

Has ‘I Want It That Way’ been stuck in your head for the past 20 years? Join the club.

  • Apr 14, 2019

Amid a life of poverty, the cello became his survival

He knew a life-changing achievement would turn on a single audition.

  • Apr 13, 2019
Customers look over the various plants at the Everett Garden Club plant sale at the corner of 52nd and Evergreen Way on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett Garden Club’s plant sale is a deep-rooted tradition

Get all the details on plant sales during April, May and June in Snohomish County and beyond.

Customers look over the various plants at the Everett Garden Club plant sale at the corner of 52nd and Evergreen Way on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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

Antique beds can be used today — with some customization

They’re shorter and narrower than today’s beds, but antique headboards and footboards can be used.

Delphiniums bring that English country garden touch to yard

Spring is the time to shop for and plant these easy-to-grow perennials that can reach 6 feet tall.

Ellen DeGeneres puts new spin, new price on former Marjorie Lord estate

For many, homeownership is the American dream. For others, such as TV host Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia de Rossi, it’s a high-stakes hobby. DeGeneres… Continue reading

Great Plant Pick: Smilacina racemosa, false Solomon’s seal

A native of the Pacific Northwest, this clump-forming perennial looks great in the garden.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Adopt-A-Basket: Donations are now being accepted to support Edmonds’ annual flower program, where flower baskets decorate downtown light posts or plants added to corner parks.… Continue reading

Learning to live in the present — part two

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi, Carolyn: I liked your answer about finding one’s purpose in life [from your April 4 column], but what… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

No room at the hotel, so why won’t Priceline refund my stay?

By Christopher Elliott When Liam Goodman tries to check in to his hotel in New York, no rooms are available. So he goes to another… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Today in History, April 13

Today is Saturday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2019. There are 262 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On April 13, 1970, Apollo… Continue reading

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                                David Harbour plays the titular character in “Hellboy,” based on the comic book character created by Mike Mignola.

R rating doesn’t upgrade this tiresome comic book movie

The “Hellboy” reboot has more gore and profanity than the original, but that doesn’t make it better.

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                                David Harbour plays the titular character in “Hellboy,” based on the comic book character created by Mike Mignola.