The Chat

The world’s first android teaching assistant is coming to Everett

Hear from Maria Bot and her human creator at a TEDxEverett talk Feb. 22.

 

Meet the author whose novel ‘The Ghost Bride’ is a Netflix series

Yangsze Choo will be in Everett to talk about her second book, just as the series based on her debut is airing.

 

He’ll teach you to play ‘Over the Rainbow’ by IZ in an afternoon

Aaron Canwell of the band Micah and Me will teach two free ukulele classes Jan. 25 at the Everett Public Library.

 

Tourists get to experience a more authentic Europe in winter

Rick Steves, a longtime travel expert, explains the perks of European travel in the offseason.

When Christmas goes haywire, it’s grist for this writer’s mill

Whidbey resident Sara Ohlin’s essay about an exploding turkey is published in a holiday anthology.

Native photographer is ‘rounding the corner’ on Project 562

Matika Wilbur’s years-long mission to photograph more than 562 sovereign Native American nations is nearly complete.

Everett sailor’s a poet and advocate for fellow servicewomen

Erynne Byrd’s “A Compilation of Female Truth” and her new business, She’s Her Own, are about self-empowerment.

A neglected donkey gets a new purpose in life: running

Sherman was rescued by writer Chris McDougall of “Born to Run” fame and his family.

Hear the dramatic stories behind the storm of the century

A historian tells the dramatic story of the Columbia Day Storm, which walloped the Northwest on Oct. 12, 1962.

Compass Health’s Megan Boyle, left, Director of Children’s Intensive Services, and Frances Wilder, Director of Snohomish County Outpatient Services at the campus on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘We are really making a difference,’ for more than 6,300 kids

Compass Health program directors talk about efforts to help children with behavioral health issues.

Compass Health’s Megan Boyle, left, Director of Children’s Intensive Services, and Frances Wilder, Director of Snohomish County Outpatient Services at the campus on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Netflix series kept rape survivor in mind, creator says

Susannah Grant was inspired by ProPublica reporting on a Lynnwood case to make “Unbelievable.”

This cop was a counter-terror expert. Now he’s written a novel.

The Edmonds officer’s book details the struggles of a single dad on a secret task force.

Stanwood’s Hannah Mac embarks on a new musical direction

The singer-songwriter formerly known as Hannah Michelle Weeks has traded country twang for indie-pop emoting.

Rae Armantrout, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2010, will read from her latest book “Wobble” June 2 at Everett Public Library. (Andrea Auge)

Tips from a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who moved to Everett

Rae Armantrout, 72, will be speak June 2 at the Everett Public Library.

Rae Armantrout, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2010, will read from her latest book “Wobble” June 2 at Everett Public Library. (Andrea Auge)

‘Frettin’ Fingers’ host fills the airwaves with guitar greats

It was 21 years ago, but Jim Hilmar can still remember the first song he played on KSER-FM.

Move over, Bill Nye: Jargie the Science Girl makes learning fun

Jocelyn Argueta, aka Jargie the Science Girl, is making a stop at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Howard Garrett, co-founder of the Orca Network, is slated to give a free talk Feb. 23 in Everett.

His fast-rising journalism career began in Mukilteo

LaVendrick Smith’s first job was at the Beacon. Now he reports for the Dallas Morning News.

Space talk: From ancient observations to latest breakthroughs

Joey Shapiro Key and Corey Gray to speak on “Indigenous Perspectives of Earth and Space” in Edmonds.

After career at sea, he’s working with the clay of the earth

The works of Andrew “Skip” Schwartz are part of the “In With the New” exhibit at Gallery North in Edmonds.

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