Bill and JJ Leese stand in the living room of their home on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. The well traveled couple’s house will be part of the Holiday Home Tour in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

See a globetrotting Everett couple’s international treasure

The annual Holiday Home Tour features an Everett residence that’s filled with collectibles from 49 countries

Bill and JJ Leese stand in the living room of their home on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. The well traveled couple’s house will be part of the Holiday Home Tour in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Today in history

Today is Saturday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2019. There are 38 days left in the year.

  • Nov 23, 2019

When picking out a Christmas tree, should you go real or fake?

Unless you’re allergic, go for a living noble, Fraser or Douglas fir. The trees have a host of benefits.

5 gifts a professional organizer says you should never give

If you’re considering one of the following items as a gift this year, stop and think again.

Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison

Attendees were young and old, of diverse genders and races, colleagues and longtime fans.

  • Nov 22, 2019

Researchers have finally put a price tag on the life of a dog

Some owners might be inclined to answer their dog’s life is priceless.

  • Nov 22, 2019

Their goals from behind the bar: Make your drink — and your day

Husband-and-wife bartenders Kris and Kali Kelnero open their own place in downtown Edmonds.

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

Baby Goats + Pints at Scuttlebutt: Everett’s Scuttlebutt Brewing is hosting 10 Nigerian dwarf goats at a Baby Goats + Pints event on Nov. 23… Continue reading

Seven wines that pair beautifully with your Christmas feast

You’ll want a range of bottles on the table, from sparkling whites to beefy reds.

Today in history

Today is Friday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2019. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Nov. 22, 1963, John… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Will FlightNetwork ever give my money back?

Where is Ann Melody’s flight refund? Her airline canceled her flight and she asked for her money back, but it’s been four months. How long… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

‘Honey Boy’: Shia LaBeouf confronts his child-stardom demons

The actor of “Transformers” fame wrote the autobiographical film and plays the overbearing father of a child star.

‘Frozen II’: Still fun, but it races off in too many directions

The follow-up to the 2013 Disney smash looks spectacular, but it’s also more redundant than most sequels.

5 Rivers: Indian cuisine cooked to order by a master chef

This family-run restaurant tucked away in south Everett is well worth discovering.

Cory Vincent, a blues musician, will play roots rock with Chris Eger on Nov. 21 at the Marysville Opera House. (Cory Vincent)

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

Chris Eger and Cory Vincent: The vintage roots duo will perform at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St., Marysville.… Continue reading

Cory Vincent, a blues musician, will play roots rock with Chris Eger on Nov. 21 at the Marysville Opera House. (Cory Vincent)

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2921… Continue reading

Divorced woman fears daughter’s reaction to new boyfriend

Q: I have been divorced three times. There were extenuating circumstances with each one, from infidelity to simply not caring for my child, but the… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

North Pole Party: Imagine Children’s Museum’s visit with Santa is 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at 1502 Wall St., Everett. If you’re a… Continue reading