Steven Greenebaum talks about his new book, One Family: Indivisible at Third Eye Books in Lake Forest Park on October 1, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Lynnwood man walked the path to a faith of inclusiveness

Steven Greenebaum, former minister at Living Interfaith Church, writes about his life journey in a new memoir.


‘The Man Who Saw Everything’ questions our notions of reality

Wendy Smith’s new novel, nominated for the Booker Prize, packs an astonishing amount into 200 pages.

  • Oct 20, 2019


A housekeeper taught him wealth is about more than money

True wealth can be found in the gratitude, loving kindness and generosity of spirit you feel.


At cemeteries and crypts, Europe’s dead speak to the living

Visit them and discover that long after death, the bones and memorials still have something to say.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Jerry Magelssen: 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. Maglessen returns to the Floyd to give a… Continue reading

Explore the park that soars above the Snohomish River Valley

The 1,463-acre Lord Hill Park offers trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding near Snohomish.

In “Unbelievable,” a teenager is charged with lying about having been raped in Lynnwood. (Beth Dubber/Netflix)

Netflix’s ‘Unbelievable’ is a revolutionary portrayal of rape

The eight-part series shows how victims are sometimes treated with as much suspicion as their attackers.

  • Oct 20, 2019
In “Unbelievable,” a teenager is charged with lying about having been raped in Lynnwood. (Beth Dubber/Netflix)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Apex predators: Jason Colby, historian and professor, will discuss the region’s history with orca whales at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at Everett Community College, 2000… Continue reading

Sick of parents constantly undermining my family rules

Dear Carolyn: To say I don’t get along with my parents is an understatement. The only thing they like more than their grandchildren is being… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2019

These jack-o’-lanterns not only look cool, they don’t leave a mess

Did anyone say boo? Spooky times are ahead. Halloween is just 11 days away. 1. Trick or sleep? The age-old question seems to come up… Continue reading

This mom learned it’s never too late to take dance lessons

Yes, it’s probably too late for sequins. But she loves lacing up her jazz shoes each Monday for class.

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2019. There are 72 days left in the year.

  • Oct 20, 2019

‘Zombieland: Double Tap’: Mix of snark and gore feels dated

Sure, there are some laughs, but the sequel’s mean-spiritedness eventually grows tiresome.

Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub

The World War II working women icon’s “I can do it” spirit is Sharon Hanson’s mantra, too.

Old-time Monroe was a condensed-milk powerhouse

A sprawling plant that once operated on the east side of town wasn’t exactly condensed.

Anglo-Japanese style table not a favorite among cabinetmakers

It features partial shelves built below the 20-inch square tabletop. It sold for $13,000 at auction.

Great Plant Pick: Sciadopitys verticillata, Japanese umbrella pine

Despite its common name, this pyramidal conifer is not a true pine. Meaning, it’s not of genus Pinus.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Heritage tree tour: Celebrate autumn with a guided walking tour of Snohomish’s heritage trees through the city’s historic district. Green Snohomish Group is offering two… Continue reading

Not interested in being biological father’s dirty little secret

This is new for both of you, and it’s a little early for “always.”

  • Oct 19, 2019

Today in history

Today is Saturday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2019. There are 73 days left in the year.

  • Oct 19, 2019