Today in History

Today is Monday, May 7, the 127th day of 2018. There are 238 days left in the year.

  • May 7, 2018

Is Cannes ready to adapt to the age of #MeToo?

This year’s selections include three female directors among the 21 Palme contenders.

  • May 6, 2018

A few ways to make Mother’s Day special without draining your bank account

Mother’s Day is May 13. That means you have exactly one week to prepare, if you haven’t started already. Here are some quick and easy… Continue reading

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Kevin Kwan: 3 p.m. May 6, University Book Store, 15311 Main Street, Mill Creek. The bestselling author will read from the third book of his… Continue reading

Cleaning up the complex: Multifamily recycling made easier

Waste Management is providing property managers with guidelines for tenants to “recycle right.”

Fore! New book about ‘Caddyshack’ is better than the movie

“Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story” studies the cult film that flopped in 1980.

  • May 6, 2018

How ‘Panther’ is partly responsible for ‘Avengers’ success

Marvel blockbusters “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Black Panther” opened just 10 weeks apart.

  • May 6, 2018

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a meme — and why that’s surprising

The new documentary “RGB” takes a look at the notorious Supreme Court justice’s unexpected fame.

  • May 6, 2018

Keep yourself out of trouble when crossing streams and rivers

Every year more people are killed in the U.S. while crossing a river than are killed by snake bites.

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GET OUT Trail maintenance: Help maintain access to the Pratt River Trail near North Bend with the Washington Trail Association from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30… Continue reading

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, April 29, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2018

When cold and flu viruses attack: ‘I think I’m getting sicker’

Tissues, cough drops and steamers are some of Jennifer Bardsley’s not-so-favorite things.

Snohomish Farmers Market kicks off the season of local food

Take your shopping outside now with more than a dozen options opening for the summer.

Fitness on a budget: Exercise doesn’t have to be expensive

You can build a home exercise studio for less than a year’s membership to the gym.

Four must-have flowers, vines and grasses for the May garden

Steve Smith recommends planting these eye-popping plants to add interest this month.

Great Plant Pick: Primula gold-laced group, gold-laced primula

The eye-catching flowers of gold-laced primula have been cherished for centuries.

Home and garden events around Snohomish County

Marysville’s Mother Lovin’ Market: Shop for handmade and homegrown wares, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 at the Ken Baxter Community Center and Comeford… Continue reading

Hot Property: Moby flips LA house for tidy profit

The electronic music pioneer sells the place for $405,000 above the asking price.

  • May 5, 2018

Mermaid iron sprinkler proves to be a pricey collectable

Collectors look for figurals of monkeys, frogs, ducks, alligators and even a cowboy with lasso.