Stay cool with this crisp and refreshing shrimp salad

It’s made with quenching cucumber slices and a pesto-like mint dressing — perfect for a hot summer day.

Gallery: Day 3 and 4 of the Summer Meltdown Festival

The Polish Ambassador and Gramatik headlined day three and GJones and Tipper closed out the weekend.

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

The pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature died Monday night after a brief illness.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Mom-and-pop shop hits the jackpot for selling a $12M ticket

When a player wins Lotto, the retailer also wins — in this case $122,000 for the little Brier Grocery.

Stick to facts about why you don’t like her boyfriend

Also keep an eye out for signs she’s unhappy.

  • Aug 6, 2019
Bubba of Bubba’s Salsa greets the new location with Peggy Webb (right) Sunday morning at Everett Farmers Market in Everett in August 4, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett Farmers Market move livens up downtown

The midseason relocation from port-owned waterfront space was met with a steady crowd.

Bubba of Bubba’s Salsa greets the new location with Peggy Webb (right) Sunday morning at Everett Farmers Market in Everett in August 4, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Chevrolet Traverse SUV is fit for a big family and their gear

As many as eight people can ride in comfort and quiet. Or, two people and 98 cubic-feet of cargo.

Dad doesn’t want to be in the delivery room

ut there are a few things you might want to try that could help you get over some of your concerns.

  • Aug 5, 2019

Dad prioritizes his hug over son’s punctuality

It’s not his job, though, to keep his dad from getting upset.

  • Aug 5, 2019

Gallery: Day 2 of the Summer Meltdown Festival

Umphrey’s McGee and CloZee headlined day two in Darrington.

Watch artists in action at Everett’s Fresh Paint festival

See them doing their thing, then purchase the fruits of their labor at the event set for Aug. 17-18.

A family weekend at Larrabee State Park, the state’s first park

Just 6 miles south of Bellingham along Chuckanut Drive, the park has two lakes and plenty of hiking.

A 20-year search for the truth behind the Manson murders

The author of “Chaos” says he doesn’t say what did happen, but he does say the official story did not happen.

  • Aug 4, 2019

Academic adventures: Visiting Europe’s top university sights

See ancient autopsy rooms, glimmering Gothic chapels and medieval manuscripts.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Brandon R. Brown: 7 p.m. Aug. 5, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. “The Apollo Chronicles: Engineering America’s First Moon Missions,”… Continue reading

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage

Summer has finally arrived in Snohomish County. The sun is shining, gardens are thriving and the neighborhood pool is overflowing with children and their gleeful… Continue reading

Lucy Lawless’ love of true crime leads to new TV show

She’s fascinated by trials and on days when she’s not working will often go to court to watch.

  • Aug 4, 2019

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Nature Station: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 1 at Wallace Falls State Park, 14503 Wallace Lake Road, Gold Bar. Visit the park’s nature… Continue reading

The 10 best places in Snohomish County for watching wildlife

It may be tempting to want to see creatures up close, but stay at least 50 yards away and keep dogs at home.

The top 5 moments from the first day of Summer Meltdown

Musical wizardry, trippy art and a new ceremony were among the opening day highlights.