Lynnwood Thai restaurant is hard to find, easy to return to

The owner of Charm Gai near Alderwood Mall learned to cook in her mom’s kitchen back in Thailand.


Snohomish County Alderwood, 425-776-3535 Aladdin (PG) 11:45-2:40-5:40 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (PG-13) 11:30-2:55-3:45-5:55-6:55-8:50-9:35-10:10 The Lion King (PG) 12:20-1:00-3:15-4:00-6:25-7:10-9:20-10:00 The Lion King 3D… Continue reading

Revived Sky River Rock Festival relives 1960s hippie dreams

The event, which was Washington’s Woodstock 51 years ago, takes place Aug. 3 in Snohomish.

Schedule of special film screenings in Snohomish County

Arlington Summer Movies: Instead of outdoor movies this year, free flicks will be shown at 7 p.m. monthly at the old Olympic Theater, 111 N.… Continue reading

Should sister-in-law apologize for spilling the divorce beans?

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hey Carolyn: My sister is going through an amicable divorce. She moved out but it’s not final yet. I… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER “Summer Shorts”: Showing Aug. 2-11 at the Pheonix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds, followed by Aug. 16-25 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre, 1211… Continue reading

Tickets for sale in Snohomish County and around the region

ANGEL OF THE WINDS ARENA Toby Keith: Aug. 5, from $22. Shreya Ghoshal: Sept. 13, from $61. Casting Crowns: Sept. 28, from $18. “We Will… Continue reading

Today in history

Today is Thursday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2019. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On August 1, 1944, an… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019

Towering Broadway director and producer Prince dies at 91

Known for his fluid, cinematic director’s touch and was unpredictable and uncompromising

  • Aug 1, 2019

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The Amarillo: 116 E. Main St., Monroe; 360-217-8484. Open mic Thursdays with host Jeff Crookall. Amici Bistro: 8004 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425-438-9544. Live music 7… Continue reading

Yum! Food and drink events around Snohomish County

Food Truck Fridays: The Washington State Food Truck Association teams up with the Port of Everett to bring food trucks to the Port of Everett… Continue reading

When the weather outside is hot, keep it simple with gazpacho

The variation of the definitive chilled soup blends two summer staples: tomatoes and watermelon.

Finding an Alternative to AARP

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any conservative membership organizations for older adults that offer discounts too? AARP is way too liberal for my liking.… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

How to store summer’s best produce so you stop wasting it

Water loss makes berries, peaches, corn and melons more perishable. Here’s how to keep them fresh.

  • Jul 31, 2019

In a globalized world, music fragments take unexpected roads

At my son’s fourth birthday party, a classmate presented him with a toy recycling truck. Atop it… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Peach and avocado salad from new Georgia-inspired cookbook

“The Peach Truck Cookbook” focuses on healthy eating, Southern cuisine and, of course, peaches.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Silky and smoky grilled eggplant salad makes a sumptuous side

Cook the eggplant directly on the grill, then turn it into a summery salad.

Today in history

Today is Wednesday, July 31, the 212th day of 2019. There are 153 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On July 31, 1954, Pakistan’s… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Adopt a couple of dogs that need special living situations

Benny and Mary Jane await pet adoption from the Everett Animal Shelter into their forever homes.

Husband’s job-hopping might be sign of something else

The point of a diagnosis would be to help him understand how his mind works.

  • Jul 30, 2019