Flu versus coronavirus: Similar symptoms, different fears

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, is a flu-like illness that has killed at least 4,300 people.

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, March 11, the 71st day of 2020. There are 295 days left in the year.

  • Mar 11, 2020

What mindful eating can — and cannot do — to improve your health

It teaches us to enjoy the eating experience, while tuning in to our body’s hunger and fullness cues.

Check out the Korean corn dog craze at Seoul Hotdog in Lynnwood

This grab-and-go eatery is the first in Snohomish County that serves the popular hot dog on a stick.

Izzy Sharp clears a table Saturday morning at Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub in Everett on March 7, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Coronavirus outbreak takes toll on Snohomish County restaurants

With the spread of the virus, Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub has seen a steep drop in business.

Izzy Sharp clears a table Saturday morning at Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub in Everett on March 7, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Album Reviews: Caroline Rose, Sonny Landreth, U.S. Girls

Caroline Rose “Superstar” Caroline Rose used to be an earnest Americana singer. But on her 2018 album “Loner,” she figured out there’s much more fun… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2020

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Anderson Valley Brewing tasting: Monroe’s Route 2 Taproom and Grazing Place is hosting California’s Anderson Valley Brewing for a tasting at 6 p.m. March 10… Continue reading

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Breweries redouble cleaning regimens amid viral outbreak

Cleanliness is a big part of the beer-making process, and that’s more true than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Restaurant and food truck roll call in Snohomish County

RECENTLY REVIEWED Here are the 10 most recent dining reviews by Daily Herald staff. Pho Country House: 3301 184th St. SW, Lynnwood; 206-349-8511. Sol de… Continue reading

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, March 10, the 70th day of 2020. There are 296 days left in the year.

  • Mar 10, 2020

World will toast to riesling’s 585th birthday on March 13

Historians celebrate when Count John IV of Katzenelnbogen first wrote of the white wine on March 13, 1435.

Yum! Food and drink events around Snohomish County

Norwegian pancakes: A Norwegian pancake breakfast is set for 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 21 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens.… Continue reading

The Toyota Corolla Hatchback gets extra goodies for 2020

A special edition model and newly available options are among the updates to this sporty compact.

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                                Asher, 12 (center), waits backstage to walk down the runway with others during a fashion show held by the Trans Club of New England on Jan. 31 on Boston.

At this fashion show, focus is on models

“I have always had beauty inside. I am now showing that to the world on the outside.”

  • Mar 9, 2020
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                                Asher, 12 (center), waits backstage to walk down the runway with others during a fashion show held by the Trans Club of New England on Jan. 31 on Boston.

Today in History

Today is Monday, March 9, the 69th day of 2020. There are 297 days left in the year.

  • Mar 9, 2020

Author events and poetry redings around Snohomish County

Jim Pascoe and Heidi Arnhold: 7 p.m. March 10, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. A rich fantasy world where art… Continue reading

Books briefly: Winfrey reversed book selection after controversy

Winfrey’s dropping of the novel followed her controversial choice of Jeanine Cummins’ “My American Dirt.”

  • Mar 8, 2020

Dr. Paul on the art of not asking toddlers open-ended questions

Many parents offer their youngsters too many choices — too many possibilities for their little minds to absorb.

Of fear and illness: In the wake of COVID-19, kindness matters

We have a great opportunity to be a source of strength and support for one another.

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 9 (the state park system’s 107th birthday).… Continue reading