Still suffering the loss of "Downton Abbey"? Here's something that might help fill the gap until season four starts Jan. 5 on PBS.Actor and historian Tames Alan will present a program on the 12-course Victorian meals like the ones seen on "Downton Abbey." The free 90-minute...
Date: 09/29/2013 | Life
Bus rides to Snohomish High School on foggy mornings. Fall afternoons on the tennis court, with the sounds of football practice on the other side of a chain-link fence. Those are memories poet Marjorie Manwaring...
Date: 09/18/2013 | Local News
20-inch-long beard earns second place at nationals
Date: 09/14/2013 | Local News
Buzzfeed has launched a new books page.You know Buzzfeed -- the site is the master of photo-heavy lists that go so viral your great-grandma sends them to you. What can we expect from its new book...
Date: 09/01/2013 | Life
BURLEY, Idaho -- A portion of the Oregon Trail in south-central Idaho near Burley has been damaged by people using metal detectors and shovels to illegally search for artifacts, federal officials said.
Date: 08/24/2013 | Northwest
They are sweet but haunting, sad but compulsively readable. They are Twitter posts telling in a brave new way the universal story of loss.It's the experience of an elderly parent's death and a loving son's goodbye -- tweeted for all to...
Date: 08/02/2013 | Local News
Gareth Wade is an unabashed monarchist. A son of the British Isles, he is thrilled about the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge."It's almost like control-alt-delete on the...
Date: 07/26/2013 | Local News
A diverse South Asian community is thriving near Bothell
Date: 07/14/2013 | Local News
This year, the town of Lowell is celebrating a colorful 150 years of history that includes major industrial changes, a sensational ax murder and some of the finest jewels in Craftsman architecture.As part of the 150th anniversary celebration, there will be a free Lowell Home...
Date: 06/28/2013 | Life
The Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle's free four-day party, is a celebration of cultures where people can listen to music, try out dances and hear stories from all around the world.Whether you are into the sounds of Bollywood, Celtic traditions, Asian music or hip-hop,...
Date: 05/23/2013 | Entertainment
EVERETT -- The 21st annual Hibulb Powwow is planned at Everett Community College on Saturday, featuring traditional American Indian dancing, drumming, singing and arts and crafts.
Date: 05/09/2013 | Local News
Judyrae Kruse is taking some time off. Here is an encore column from May 2005.You have to figure that if it's the fifth of May for we Norteamericanos, then it's bound to be Cinco de Mayo for those folks of Mexican heritage.Cause to celebrate? Si.
Date: 04/29/2013 | Life
One of the great joys of European travel is eating. If you let yourself tune in to the experience, a meal is a travel thrill in itself, as inspiring as visiting an art gallery and as stimulating as a good massage.I have only a few basic rules for eating my way through...
Date: 04/27/2013 | Life
Whenever Esi Impraim's mother made jollof -- a rich, tomato-laced dish of meats, rice and sometimes seafood -- the time it took to bubble away on the stove was always excruciating.
Date: 04/24/2013 | Life
Here's a chance to get your culture on.The Everett Public Library is holding two presentations, one on opera and another on a classic novel.
Date: 04/23/2013 | Life
When she was a young girl growing up in England, Rita Newberry said everybody wore hats.
Date: 04/20/2013 | Life
Tribal museum features work of early photographers
Date: 04/15/2013 | Local News
Hats are encouraged.If you don't have a hat, hatmaker Rita Newberry will sell her millinery creation.*And a hat is most fitting for this event, "The Second Annual Stanwood Area Historical Society Afternoon Spring...
Date: 04/09/2013 | Life
Tulalip parents learn Lushootseed to pass it on to kids
Date: 03/31/2013 | Local News
When researching my guidebooks, almost by definition I have to revisit the same places. But I also like to take a few day trips here and there to scout out new destinations -- both for future editions and for future TV shows. On my last visit to Europe, I explored many...
Date: 02/16/2013 | Life
Do you have any ancient artifacts lying around at your house?Perhaps a 5,000-year-old stone tool? Or a drinking cup made from a walrus tusk? How about a twined basketry doll made by a Tlingit weaver?You can learn more about your treasured collector items at the...
Date: 01/29/2013 | Life
Jim Pepper was known for pioneering the fusion jazz movement as well as being the kind of musical innovator who blended jazz with American Indian music.
Date: 01/26/2013 | Life
The 1950 Washington satire "Born Yesterday" and Rob Epstein's documentary "The Times of Harvey Milk" are among 25 films named Wednesday to the Library of Congress's National Film Registry.
Date: 12/23/2012 | Life
Jan. 6 last day to see exhibit before it returns to Egypt forever
Date: 12/22/2012 | Life
Explore bustling Victoria by foot any season of the year
Date: 12/22/2012 | Life
Be the first to see travel guru's new program
Date: 12/20/2012 | Entertainment