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Chug down a few beers that won’t get you soused
Hundreds of bottles of soda line the walls at Chug’s Root Beer & More in Lynnwood. Now you can dine in.
Bernie’s mittens: Feel the Bern? Or are you Berned out?
That photo of the senator looking frumpy and bored at the inauguration is everywhere, including Everett.
Moving on up, to the White House: the First Shelter Dog
Major, Joe Biden’s German shepherd, was a rescue. Past presidents had lots of pets, including alligators.
Score some flower at the mall? New CBD store is buzzing
CBD lotions and potions are touted to treat pain, insomnia and anxiety. Owner: “We’re not a pot shop.”
‘No more pretty hair or feet’: Your top 2020 What’s Up? stories
Hoarding, Grouchy Chef, HGTV, TP and Starbucks cups also are among our readers’ favorites.
Yes, Virginia, not all Santas are pale old white dudes
Representation matters as stores offer Saint Nick likenesses in a range of skin tones.
For sale: Bulletproof island survival ranch and supply cache
The spread on Whidbey has an escape tunnel, workshop, 20,000 gallons of fuel and a lifetime supply of TP.
Starbucks red cup is Instagram gold for artist from Everett
Taylor Mattson, 27, designed a colorful holiday cup used worldwide in this coffee-est time of year.
Kula Cloth tries to wipe away the mountains of toilet paper
An Arlington woman’s “spiritual awakening via pee cloth” led to a popular product for outdoorsy women.
Don’t cry, don’t pout, mask up: Santa is still coming to town
The malls plan to have him in person and socially distanced. “We need holiday cheer,” says a mall manager.
Another toilet paper shortage? No, but hoarding has resumed
As COVID cases spike, so does demand for TP. Stores usually have a supply, but take only what you need.
Centenarian helps pick the prez: ‘If I can’t vote, who am I?’
Doris Callaghan, 100, and her avid roomies will stay up past their 7 p.m. bedtime on election night.
Naked voting is OK. Just make sure you sign your ballot.
Weird laws and other fun facts about voting.
Get your guinea pig costumed for trick-or-treat — if you can
Dressing up pets is no longer just for cats and dogs. Rodents can be mermaids and superheroes, too.
I went to Iceland for the Costco and my husband got a hotdog
On the island of 364,260, there 350 churches, 269 glaciers, many eye-popping wonders — and one Costco.
Home, sweet, depot: Train station pad yours for $1.2 million
The Snohomish house comes complete with tracks, speeder car and people looking in the window.
The tale of old Abe, 15, a blind, deaf dog missing 12 days
The dog’s odyssey landed him at the bottom of a “Silence of The Lambs” pit. A PUD crew saves the day.
Blisters and bonding: A father and son hoof it for 40 miles
Fred Sirianni of Marysville and his son, Jake, walked 19 hours from New York City to Connecticut.
This pandemic newborn has 6 names, but you can call her CDC
Meet Charlotte Daphne-Celeste Buzard Simmons-Otness of Whidbey Island. Her mom’s initials are ORCAS.
Georgia Gerber’s 12-foot sculpture is a whale of a piggy bank
“Hope the Whale” hopefully can do for Langley what “Rachel the Pig” did for Pike Place Market.