The Chat

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.

 

‘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.

Everett calendar app designer: Minimal look, maximum clarity

Sean Wolcott’s Minimal Calendar reached the Apple App Store’s top 5 in the Productivity category.

Her advice to women working in business: Believe in yourself

Jenny Xia is the co-CEO of FreeWill, a will-planning company that helps people give to good causes.

10 years strong, Stacy Jones remains true to her bluesy roots

The Edmonds-based singer and her band have toured widely and won a guitar case full of awards.

Chatting with ace saxophonist Pete Christlieb

He played for decades in the Johnny Carson house band. Now you can hear him in Everett.

He knows the rockin’ history of the Pacific Northwest

An Everett librarian shares what he’s learned about our area’s musical past and future.

Her goal as Washington’s new CEO of Wishes? Grant more wishes

Bothell’s Melissa Arias is the president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish chapter that includes Washington.

Abigail Espinoza is tattooed by Michael Gardner, of Tattoo Garden, at his shop in Everett’s historic Lowell district on Aug. 8. He will be among one of three Everett artists featured at the 17th annual Seattle Tattoo Expo this weekend. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A tattoo is a ‘window to the soul or armor against the world’

This Everett artist will join hundreds of other tattooists at the Seattle Tattoo Expo this weekend.

Abigail Espinoza is tattooed by Michael Gardner, of Tattoo Garden, at his shop in Everett’s historic Lowell district on Aug. 8. He will be among one of three Everett artists featured at the 17th annual Seattle Tattoo Expo this weekend. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jeff “The Fish” Aaron is stepping away after many years as a sports-talk radio personality for Everett-based KRKO 1380 AM and moving to Arizona. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett sports-talk radio personality reflects on his career

Jeff “The Fish” Aaron has left KRKO 1380 AM following the station’s shift from sports talk to music.

Jeff “The Fish” Aaron is stepping away after many years as a sports-talk radio personality for Everett-based KRKO 1380 AM and moving to Arizona. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He sings about ignorance, war and greed — and it’s OK to laugh

Roy Zimmerman, a mainstay on left-leaning radio, will perform a one-man show in Marysville.

Weight-loss surgery gives Bothell man second chance at life

His book “SleeveLife: Losing Half of Myself and Finding the Rest” details his transformation.

Naturalist taking inventory of Snohomish County butterflies

David Droppers, of Lynnwood, is documenting the species along popular Mountain Loop Highway trails.

She destigmatizes bipolar disorder with her graphic nonfiction

Artist Ellen Forney will speak at the Everett Public Library about her new memoir “Rock Steady.”

St. Helens story: Author to discuss ‘Untold Story’ on eruption

The book depicts the buildup to the 1980 eruption, and personal tales of survival and death.