Lou Rector pulls invasive plants Saturday morning at Hannabrook Park in Everett on August 17, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Big Four Ice Caves Trail: The U.S. Forest Service has closed the popular 3.2-mile hiking trail for the season. Erosion damage to a footbridge crossing… Continue reading

Lou Rector pulls invasive plants Saturday morning at Hannabrook Park in Everett on August 17, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

What parents of teenagers can learn from arborists

If we want teens to grow up strong, then they need deep roots in a family that loves them.

Great Plant Pick: Pinus parviflora, blue-needled Japanese white pine

Glauca Group represents blue-needled selections of the Japanese white pine. Each blue needle has a white stripe.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Plants for winter pizzazz: How do you create winter interest in your garden when all the leaves have fallen and the branches are bare? Find… Continue reading

These six new flowering shrubs will be introduced next year

The plants are just a taste of what’s to come in the new year. Try one or more in your 2020 garden.

This 1911 clockwork toy was made after the Mona Lisa was stolen

The 7-inch-tall toy sold for $12,000, no doubt because it told part of the story of the famous theft.

‘The Report’ dives into Bush-era torture, with mixed results

The subject is compelling, and Adam Driver’s performance is committed.

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

JP Trodden grand opening: Maltby’s JP Trodden bourbon distillery is hosting a grand opening for its new tasting room and distillery, 9206 200th St. SE,… Continue reading

Drink this: A cold-weather six pack to warm the Grinch’s heart

Sound to Summit’s Adam Frantz wrote a Dr. Seuss-inspired poem to go with a winter warmer’s release.

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2019. There are 46 days left in the year.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Your regional wine shopping list for Thanksgiving weekend

Serve these top wines from the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition with your Thanksgiving feast.

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                                Christian Bale speaks with his native British accent as ace driver Ken Miles in “Ford v Ferrari.”

‘Ford v Ferrari’ is an absolute must-see for gearheads

Matt Damon plays Carroll Shelby in this dramatization of how the Americans took on the Italians on their own racing turf.

  • Nov 14, 2019
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                                Christian Bale speaks with his native British accent as ace driver Ken Miles in “Ford v Ferrari.”

‘Charlie’s Angels’ reboot more interested in comedy than action

Like the tacky 1970s TV series and movie versions that preceded it, this one’s breezy fun — even when likable supporting characters bite the dust.

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

Feelin’ Alright: The Joe Cocker tribute band will play at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Cocker, who… Continue reading

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

Awe-inspiring director and cast make ‘The Irishman’ a classic

Netflix gave Martin Scorsese $160 million to make what is perhaps the perfect gangster movie.

Duo’s styles differ, but they sing with one voice on issues

Hear Aline & Wes’s perspective on homelessness, inequality, identity on KSER-FM radio and live in Everett.

Ex-etiquette: Don’t ignore the red flags

Q: I need advice. When I met my boyfriend, he said he was divorced, but when his ex wanted to move back in, I found… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019