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7 Secret Tips for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it’s time to roll up our sleeves and get cooking. Looking to perfect your apple pie? Seeking the juiciest, moistest turkey on the block? Whether you’re in charge of the whole dinner, or just the green beans or cranberry sauce, we’ve got some tips to share to […]

SeaBear Smoked Salmon

SeaBear Smokehouse is thrilled and honored to be partnering with Bartell’s. Our organizations share a rich local heritage — Bartell Drugs since 1890, and SeaBear since 1957, when we first began smoking premier wild salmon in the great Northwest tradition from our Anacortes home. What Makes SeaBear Special HERITAGE – SeaBear has been smoking wild […]

Toy ‘N’ Joy Donation Drive

The season of giving has arrived! It’s time for our 17th Annual Toy ‘N Joy donation drive in partnership with the Salvation Army and Warm 106.9! From November 15th to December 9th, customers are encouraged to visit any Bartell’s location to donate new, unwrapped gifts to benefit children in the Puget Sound area. Many families […]

Natural Cough & Cold Drink Remedies

Fall is in full swing, which means it’s time to pull out those comfy sweaters, admire the changing leaves, turn back our clocks….and get ready for cough and cold season. Whether you’re already fighting off a cold, or just looking to prevent getting sick, try these natural cough and cold drink recipes! They complement your […]

Leftover Halloween Candy

The facepaint has been washed off, the fangs have been put away and Halloween has been laid to rest for the next year. Now that it’s behind us, what to do with all of the leftover candy? Even though eating it all in one sitting sounds like a sugary snacking dream, there are plenty of […]

Tasty Drinks with SodaStream

The sparkling water movement is sweeping the nation – and giving flat drinks some extra pizazz! Whether you’re hosting an event for your friends or you’re making a single beverage for a night in, the possibilities are endless with SodaStream! Try out these creative recipes and enjoy something different! Virgin Raspberry Mint Mojito A fresh […]

Pumpkin Decorating

Oh my gourd! It’s finally pumpkin carving season! Stop by your neighborhood Bartell’s and pick up pumpkin party essentials like carving kits, stencils and snacks to share! Whether you’re entering a carving contest, planning a fun family activity or a crafty date night, here are a few ideas to try out! The traditional take with […]

Pumpkin Patches in the PNW

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with going to the grocery store and picking out pumpkin perfection. Prior to my family’s return to the PNW, I myself had only experienced the orange gourd at the store, in a can, and, in the gross, yet somehow beloved, pie. Yes, I said it. #Applebeatssquash. However! If you are cut […]

Teal Pumpkin Project

There are so many great things to do when it comes to prepping for Halloween! Picking out costumes, carving pumpkins, planning out a route for trick-or-treating. All kids deserve to have as much fun as possible during Halloween – but some parents must be more aware of what their children receive as tricks or treats. […]

From Hard Odds to New Hope

Athlete, advocate, and two-time cancer survivor Michelle McGree was first diagnosed with breast cancer eight years ago, at the age of 28. Her choice to have a double mastectomy gave her a less than five percent chance of having a recurrence, but four years later, the cancer was back. This time, the diagnosis was more […]

Healthy Senior Living

Did you know roughly 25% of our US population is over 60 years old? Bartell’s celebrates seniors every day, but on Oct 1st, we’re hosting Senior Day in all stores with a $5 off $25 purchase – and here in our blog! Check out these great ways Bartell’s is here to serve you, and a […]

Fall Beauty Tips & Trends for 2019

The leaves are starting to turn, morning air is getting crisp – it’s time to change over your closets to warmer clothes and with that, your makeup and beauty routine could use a freshen up! Take a look at our fall beauty tips and try something new this fall season! Keep it clean:Like any masterpiece, […]

5 Tips to Avoid Cough & Cold Season

Cough, cold, and flu season begins in October and can last all the way through spring. We all know when a bad cold hits us, we have to deal with more than just feeling awful. Sickness can mean more time away from work, caring for sick kids who can’t go to school or daycare, and […]

Tailgating Tips

Grab your jersey, some snacks and your team spirit! It’s tailgate time! This classic American Football tradition brings out the best spirit in all fans – and we’re here to help you prep for the ultimate tailgating experience. Whether you’ve got the best seat in the house (usually the recliner right in front of the […]

Fall Beauty Event 2019

It’s time to get excited about Bartell Drugs Fall Beauty Event happening September 18th – September 28th! Looking to find the chicest shade of lipstick or are you on the hunt for tips on a great skincare regiment? Whatever beauty advice you’re seeking, we are excited to share the newest fall beauty trends with you. […]

Look What’s New at Bartell’s!

Bartell’s loves to keep it fresh! Whether it’s new treats or new products to treat yourself, there’s always something exciting to check out on the shelves. New this month: For your kid – or the kid in you.Check out Lotus Dinosaurus Cookies! From the makers of Biscoff, these dino-licious snacks are perfect for lunches or […]

Dorm Room Ready

A college dorm can be a first home away from home. It’s your first opportunity to turn a space into something that’s completely yours. Not only does that mean decorations, new bedding and a few pieces of furniture – that means you get to pick out your very own small appliances to round out the […]

3 Surprising Back to School Tips

It’s that time of year again! Oh, where did the summer go? Time for backpacks, rulers, lunchboxes, pencils and… so much more. Not only do you need to check all the supplies off the list, there’s other things to think about when the kids head back to school. School and Sleep: Success in the classroom […]

10 Essential Items for the PNW Hiker

We’re in the height of hiking season here in WA state! The snow has given way to groves of wildflowers, and the mountain’s jagged peaks are beckoning us to come and explore. Before hitting the trail, it’s important to make sure you’ve packed the right things to ensure a safe and fun adventure in the […]

Wine Tasting and Pairings with Bartell’s

Charles Koh, founder of Eat Seattle, a local food and lifestyle publication that showcases restaurants news, reviews, and eye-catching photography in the Pacific Northwest, shares his top wine picks and pairings from his local Bartell’s. Are you ready to host your next wine pairing at home? Bartell’s got you covered. I recently visited my local […]

Summer Events in Puget Sound

It’s that time of year! Festivals, parades, floating on the lake and the Blue Angels coming to town! If you’re looking to steer clear of the main events and do something different, SeaFair has so much to offer in many neighborhoods all month long. Check out some of these great family-friendly activities happening all over […]

Destination Hydration

Life is hard sometimes. Juggling it all gets overwhelming. Getting to the gym, scheduling routine oil changes, making those doctor appointments you’ve been putting off, all while trying to drink enough water (or fuel your day with various beverages). Give yourself a break and grab a pick-me-up from your local Bartell’s! Check out our favorites […]

Preparing for a Natural Disaster

None of us like to dwell on the thought of some natural disaster turning our world upside down. However, we’d also hate to be caught unprepared in the event nature strikes. Fortunately, a little planning and prep can go a long way to making sure you’re ready. That way, you’re not one of thousands trying […]

Local Favorite Talking Rain

There’s something in the water in the PNW. Based in Preston, Talking Rain is a local leader in the sparkling water game. They never settle for less and they’re always finding new and innovative ways to quench their fans thirst. This local gem offers delicious products for all taste buds to enjoy. Most recently, they’ve […]

How to Use CBD to Crush Your Wellness Goals

We’re thrilled to have Lizzie from Donuts + Down Dog guest blog for us about her experience with CBD! She has a wealth of knowledge about staying active, finding balance, and how CBD can help manage pain and treat aches and pains. Thanks, Lizzie! I post about CBD frequently enough on my blog and Instagram […]

Fun with Seltzers

Move over, boring drink recipes! We have two adult beverages you have to try made with San Juan Spiked Seltzer, which is a new company to our Bartell shelves, and produced right here in the Pacific Northwest. Plus, check out this great idea for a summer kids beverage with gummy bear ice cubes made with […]

Tips for Finding Trusted CBD for Pets

My dog Miki is an extremely sweet, intelligent and cuddly dog. But I rescued him and, with that, comes anxiety that can sometimes be frustrating for me because I can’t help him through it. It is very apparent that he has separation anxiety and as soon as CBD became a thing, I wanted to try […]

Summer Festival Glam

You’ve got your tickets, a new lounge blanket, some cans of wine and your playlist queued up – and the struggle of putting your outfit together is near. Don’t sweat it! We have some great summer festival looks to compliment your vibe. Wild Child at Watershed The Gorge is an incredible destination to watch some […]

2019 Summer Activities for PNW Kids and Teens

Summer is almost officially upon us, with many Puget Sound kiddos wrapping up the school year this week. Although I’m sure you’ve already filled out most of your child’s day planner, we put together this starter list to showcase the Rainier-sized mountain of fun awaits us throughout the Puget Sound! Kids Under 5: Wiggle Works […]

How to Make a Zesty Bloody Mary

This summer, skip the long Sunday brunch lines and gather your friends for an at-home brunch instead! If you’re looking to really impress, you’ve got to make this zesty and delicious Bloody Mary to go with your pancakes and eggs. The secret? Bomond vodka and a whole lot of garnish! Let us know what you […]

Fun Seattle Activities to Celebrate Father’s Day

The sun is shining, the smell of tasty BBQ fills the air – it must be time to celebrate Dads! Whether it’s taking a day-trip adventure or spending time at a local hot-spot, here are our favorite dad-tastic activities! PLAY BALL! What better way to get into the summer spirit than with hot dogs, Cracker […]

5 Tips for Sunburn Relief

You’ve had an awesome time outside enjoying the glorious PNW sunshine and just as you’re heading back to your car from Gas Works Park, you realize – you forgot to reapply sunscreen and you’re burnt toast! There’s nothing worse than trying to stay comfortable when your skin is on fire. No fear! We’re here to […]

Kokie Cosmetics

We’re thrilled to have Emma, founder of Emma’s Edition, guest blog for us today! Emma is a Seattle Lifestyle Blogger focused on fashion, career, and life advice. She’s here to help us introduce a fabulous new cosmetic line, Kokie Cosmetics! This cruelty-free, high-end quality line is available at most Bartell locations. “This month I’m teaming […]

Make Your Own Trail Mix

Summer fun is almost here, and you don’t want to head out the door before packing some tasty snacks and beverages. If you’re tired of the same old trail mix, try making some on your own! Need some inspiration? We’ve got you covered. These three recipes have been personally tested and approved by our Bartell […]

CBD Testimonials

Innovative, natural pain relievers have been growing in demand and Bartell’s is committed to providing natural, whole-body health resources to all our customers. In most neighborhood locations, customers can find 100% CBD products including extract capsules, oils and infused topicals. We’ve recently expanded our selection to 17 brands to also include pet and beauty CBD […]

3 DIY At-Home Spa Treatments

Taking time out of your busy schedule can be hard – but the benefits are worth it! Hands, nails and feet are easy to treat with these at-home DIY spa treatments. All three of these remedies include Nature’s Truth essential oils that you can pick up at your neighborhood Bartell’s. Carve out some time and […]

129 Years of Trusted Partnerships

Longevity creates opportunity. The opportunity for building lasting relationships and the opportunity to grow together. Bartell’s, much like many of our longtime partners, has become a household name in the Northwest. For the past 129 years, it’s the relationships that we’ve fostered that have made us what we are today. Relationships with our partners, customers […]

Neuriva Brain Performance Supplement

Looking to give your brain an extra boost? Check out Neuriva Brain Performance new at Bartell’s. Created by Schiff Vitamins, Neuriva is designed to fuel 5 indicators of mental performance, including: Focus, memory, learning, accuracy, and concentration. Their natural ingredients are GMO free, and promote enhanced brain function! That said, let’s have a closer look […]

Health Screening & Wellness Checks for Women

National Women’s Health Week is coming up May 12 – May 18 this year! Now’s a great time to take pause and make sure you’re up-to-date on all your wellness visits. Here’s a look at a few appointments and screenings you may not have on your radar, but are very important to maintaining your overall […]

Self-Care for Mom

Dear Moms Everywhere, You amaze us with everything you do to create magic for those you hold dear. While taking care of others is a mom-priority, it’s very important to take care of yourself as well. This Mother’s Day, practice self-love through self-care. Your loved ones wouldn’t have it any other way! Here are our […]

Homemade Household Spring Cleaners

Spring is a time for renewal, growth… and getting down to the nitty gritty of deep cleaning your home! A clean environment is important to your health. So, get a fresh start and a squeaky-clean home with these great DIY spring cleaners! Glass Cleaner You’ll need: 1 – 16 oz. heavy-duty spray bottle 1 cup […]

Tips for Combating Seasonal Allergies

While Western Washington is blossoming into a beautiful landscape of wild flowers, budding trees and green grass, it’s very possible that your headaches, watery eyes, stuffy nose, and itchy ears have returned as well. Allergy season is in full force, and instead of hibernating until summer, there are a few things you can do to […]

Eco-Friendly Tips for NW Living

Earth Day is a celebration that takes place each year on on April 22nd. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. There is continuous information emerging regarding the disintegration of natural resources and it’s our responsibility to help. Being conscious of your impact on the world is the first step towards […]

Easter Basket Goodies

Colorful eggs, loads of treats and a sneaky little bunny make Easter a time for fun and festivity! Switch up your basket building with one of these themed assortments full of delights from Bartell’s! For the Playful Pioneer: The kiddo that has creativity on the brain would love a basket full of treats that encourage […]

Spring Activities Near Seattle

The weather continues to warm up! We’re just as ready as you are to get outside and embrace spring. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly festival or you’re in search of the best hikes, we have some quintessential springtime activities to suggest! Flourishing Flower Festivals: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival – Talk about Instagram-worthy photo opportunities! […]

Teddy Bear Patrol

In moments of distress, it’s not easy to help console those affected. First responders, emergency room personnel and law enforcement officials do what they can to diffuse difficult situations. With help from a stuffed teddy bear, that task becomes a little bit easier. For the past 30 years, Bartell’s has been a supporter and donation […]

Natural Homemade Dog Shampoo Recipes

Fido can get filthy fast! In a pinch, you may not have enough doggy shampoo to clean the poor pup up. No fear! We’re here to help with these great DIY dog shampoo recipes! Depending on your pup’s fur and skin needs, these blends with every day, household ingredients can get your four-legged ready for […]

Look what’s NEW, too!

The most exciting thing about shopping the aisles in Bartell’s is finding new treasures! This month, we have a number of new products to our shelves that are sure to brighten your day, as well as your family and pets! For Men Guys, we’ve got you covered from head to…chin! Whether you’re shaving it off […]

Walla Walla Wine Tour

We invite you to take a trip in your mind to start planning the ultimate Walla Walla wine tour! Picture this: Perfectly planted rows of grape vines. Warm, desert air on your skin. A wide, winding picturesque view of the Columbia River. And a rich, silky red blend in your hand as you take in […]

Bartell Favorite: Street Bean Coffee

Have you heard of Street Bean Coffee? Well, Pacific Northwesters, prepare yourself for this amazing new cold brew hitting our shelves this month. Based in Auburn and founded by the same team who created Schilling Cider, this brand aims to promote environmental sustainability while also giving back to the local community. About Street Bean Coffee: […]

Cold Brew Irish Coffee

In 1952, Irish Coffee was introduced in the United States by way of the Buena Vista Café in San Francisco. After experiencing the original recipe in the Shannon Airport in Ireland, Buena Vista owner, Jack Koeppler, decided to re-create the delightful drink. Since then, Irish Coffee has been customized and re-re-created. Sweet, bitter, hot, iced, […]

Tips for Getting Your Passport

So, you’ve decided to explore another country. Good for you! Traveling can enrich your life and expand your horizons. There are a few things that you need to have taken care of before you embark on your glorious journey. The most important checklist item is getting your passport. Give yourself a few months before your […]

Neutrogena’s BEST Winter Skincare Products

We’re thrilled to have Kahla and Rechelle from SEA of Sanctuary share their favorite Neutrogena products for wintery weather with us! Kahla: Winter can be especially tough on my dry skin, so I have been loving Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost line from skincare to my makeup routine to keep my parched skin hydrated during these cold […]

Gluten Free, Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Overnight Oats

February is Heart Health month! If you’re looking for an easy, tasty breakfast or snack that’s good for your heart – you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in a bowl of oatmeal. A great source of fiber, they’re a good way to keep the New Year going in a right and healthful direction. […]

Look What’s New!

The winter weather is starting to wear on us. You’re noticing dry, chapped hands and your face is starting to flake and crack. All you want to eat is comfort food and spring is nowhere in sight. There are a few things that can help make the rest of winter more enjoyable, like exploring these […]

Staying Hydrated with Nuun

Hey Puget Sounders! Did you know there are countless great local companies doing great things right in your neighborhood? Today, we’re featuring local-company, Nuun Hydration. They got their start right here in Seattle in 2004 distributing effervescent drink tablets. Their mission? To inspire everyone to move more, and provide the tools to help individuals do just […]

Get Ready for Seattle’s Next Snow Storm

Being snowbound isn’t a terrible thing if you’re totally prepared. Whether you’re staying bundled up indoors or if you’re planning to venture out into the elements, Bartell’s is your headquarters for essential items to help you survive any Seattle Snowmageddon. With 66 full service neighborhood locations, Bartell’s has what you, your family and friends need […]

2019 Measles Outbreak In WA

What is the measles? Measles is a highly contagious virus that causes a painful rash and fever. Approximately 9 out of 10 susceptible persons in close contact to a measles patient will develop measles and the virus can stay in the air of a room where an infected person was for up to 2 hours. […]

Winter Activities in WA State

Shorter days and colder nights shouldn’t keep you from experiencing all the glory that the Pacific Northwest has to offer during the winter. Instead of staying in and dreaming of those gorgeous summer nights, get out and experience our winter wonderland! Here are a few of our favorite winter activities our region has to offer. […]

Alchimie Forever: A Bartell Favorite!

Looking to upgrade your skincare regime? Alchimie Forever products, created by Switzerland’s top dermatologist, provide immediate anti-aging results, and are ideal for all skin types including the most sensitive. Their formulations are clean, paraben-free, gluten-free, and cruelty-free (PETA and Leaping Bunny certified), while still giving you younger-looking, healthier skin. These multi-tasking products each have two […]

6 Easy Skincare Tips for PNW Men

Our NW climate can wreak havoc on our skin, particularly during the winter months. If you’re experiencing itchy, uncomfortable skin, you’re not alone. Men in particular have the added irritation of shaving which doesn’t help the matter. So if your version of “skin care” involves simply rinsing your razor twice while shaving, here are some […]

Natural Cough & Cold Tea Recipe

When you’ve been hit with a nasty cold or even the flu, give your body a boost with this soothing medicinal tea recipe. Fresh lemon juice is jam-packed full of vitamin C, which strengthens your immune system and protects your body from the destructive effects of free radicals. Fresh ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory and […]

Five Tips to Prepare for Baby

For all the soon-to-be moms and dads out there, congratulations! Feeling excited, nervous, joyous and uncertain all at the same time? Sounds about right. Whereas nothing can truly prepare you for the arrival of the newest member of you family, here are some tips that that are sure to help: 1. Stock Up On The […]

Natural Favorites

Finding products that are good for you and your family, as well as our planet, shouldn’t be difficult. Fortunately, we have a host of organic, vegan, eco-friendly and local products made with authentic ingredients so that you can shop with piece of mind. Here’s a look at some of our favorite natural brands to get […]

4 Ways to Reflect and Reset in the New Year

And just like that, here comes another year. Before getting swooped up into the hustle and bustle of 2019, consider taking some quiet time to reflect and reconnect with your inner self. Easier said than done, right? We live in a world with many distractions. So if you find your mind wandering to your latest […]

New Year’s Resolutions and New Chapter Vitamins

It’s the season of self-improvement, reflection and self-care. As you ponder what habits and routines you’d like to start (or perhaps stop), you may be interested to learn how taking a simple daily vitamin may be just the ticket. Here’s how Non-GMO vitamin company, New Chapter, approaches your New Year’s Resolutions: Resolution: Get more sleep. […]

Festive Cocktail & Mocktail Ideas

With the holidays in full swing and New Years Eve just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to test your concoction skills with a new tasty cocktail. We have two deliciously bubbly beverage ideas, one of the mocktail variety, and the other for those 21+. Cheers! Sparkling Peach Nectarine Mocktail Serves 1 Ingredients: Small […]

Holiday Gift Ideas

The holidays are in full swing, and our gift guide is at-the-ready to help you find the perfect gift. In fact, our catalog has over 200 gift ideas to spark your imagination and make you smile. Just in case you find 200 items a little daunting, here’s a look at of some of our all-time […]

Oh, What Fun! Holiday Event

The most wonderful time of the year is here! We’re celebrating in a big way during the Oh, What Fun! Holiday Event. On December 8th, we invite you to visit all of our 66 neighborhood locations to enjoy incredibly cute activities for the whole family to enjoy! Visit our events page for the comprehensive list […]

Seattle Holiday Events

With so many events happening around the holiday season, it can be difficult to decide which ones to attend! Lucky for you, we’ve got a list of five events we’re sure you’ll want to add to your calendar this holiday season. Fairhaven Winterfest in Bellingham, WA Now through December 22nd, bring the entire family for […]

Toy ‘N’ Joy

The season of giving has arrived! It’s time for our 16th Annual Toy ‘N’ Joy donation drive in partnership with the Salvation Army! From November 18th to December 15th, customers are encouraged to visit any of our 66 neighborhood locations and donate new, unwrapped gifts to benefit children in the Puget Sound area. Many families […]

Thanksgiving Preparation

The holiday season is upon us and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This time of year, your focus is often directed at caring for others but it’s important to take a moment for yourself as well. This could mean ensuring your immune system is up and running properly, that all your travel needs are […]

Take Control of Your Diabetes

Managing diabetes can be expensive, but with Bartell Drugs it doesn’t have to be. We have teamed up with ARKRAY, Your Diabetes Health Ally, to provide quality diabetes management at a price you can afford! With this new partnership, you can get a new talking GLUCOCARD® Expression™ blood glucose meter at no charge* and a […]

Winter Skincare

From the blistering wind to the chilly rain, winter can take a toll on your skin. There are many easy steps you can take to make sure your skin is in tip-top shape. We’re here to help! With these quick tips and a list of products we love, you’ll be on your way to having […]

Preparing for Storm Season

Storm season is upon us. Our PNW climate may not bring hurricanes or whiteout blizzards, but our wind, rain, and notorious black ice can still throw a wrench in our daily routines. Fortunately, a little prep and planning can go a long way to keep you and your family safe during a winter storm. Start […]

What is CBD?

At Bartell’s we want to start the conversations that lead to better wellness. Whether that’s filling your prescription or offering natural remedies, we want to be informative about new science and innovation in medicine. With the increased interest and awareness of CBD in our local community, Bartell’s is now offering the largest selection of hemp […]

Settling into Fall in the PNW

We may have said goodbye to our precious, long summer days but fall is another treasured season here in the Puget Sound area. And what a wonder-fall season we’ve had so far! Let’s pull out those cozy sweaters, sip on some hot tea and chat about our favorite fall happenings. Spend the Day at a […]

Introducing: Three Prestige Skincare Lines NEW to our Shelves

With the winter months approaching, now is a great time to elevate your skincare routine. Bartells is thrilled to announce the debut of three new prestige skincare lines hitting shelves this week. After extensive research, our health and beauty expert, David Bradley, puts his stamp of approval on the following brands*; Alchimie Forever of Switzerland, […]

It’s Halloween!

It’s time for crisp Autumn air, beautiful fall colors…and that eerie feeling that can only be explained by the approaching All Hallows Eve! Bartells has what you’re looking for when it comes to tricks and treats! Here are a few of the exciting (or spooky) things you’ll find in our stores: Candy Our stores boast […]

It’s Tailgating Time!

Football season is here and you know what that means – team spirit is off the charts and tailgating is in full force! If you’ve never been tailgating before, it’s a classic American Football tradition that everyone should experience at one point or another. Football fans gather before a game, share food, wear their best […]

Fight the Flu

It’s easy to get caught up in our busy lives, juggling twelve different tasks at any given time, but at the end of the day what’s most important is making sure that we take care of our health. After all, if you’re not feeling your best, it’s near impossible to stay on track with everything […]

History of Coffee in Seattle

Seattle is a city growing by the second – watered by a perpetual sheet of rain, pollinated with clever ideas, and tended to by eclectic hands. However, something other than rain keeps this city hydrated from the inside out. At Seattle’s core, amongst other things, is coffee. Infusing the city and running through the veins […]

It’s Self-Improvement Month!

We’ve all been putting it off. Something that we want to do that we know will make our lives better. Maybe it’s getting organized. Maybe it’s being more active in your local community. It could be that you’ve been wanting to make an effort to be more health conscious. Whatever it is – now is […]

The Best Beauty Trends for Fall

Who’s ready to finally start rocking those fall beauty trends once again? Autumn is sneaking around the corner, so it’s time to get excited about the new items, rich colors, and fun styles that will soon be making their appearance. Here are three trends that you will be seeing a lot of this fall: Golden […]

Fall Beauty Event

Leap into fall, looking and feeling fantastic! It’s time to get excited about Bartell Drugs Fall Beauty Event happening September 23rd – September 29th. Looking to find the chicest shade of lipstick or are you on the hunt for tips on a great skincare regiment? Whatever beauty advice you’re seeking, we are excited to share […]

Labor Day Weekend Activities

Squeeze the juice out of these final days of summer! Labor Day weekend is here, and you know what that means – the carefree summer days are wrapping up as shorter days and changing foliage creep in. This could be your last chance for a fun and relaxing extended weekend getaway! There are a lot […]

BarTrails: Trail Excursions

One of our favorite things about the Pacific Northwest is the abundance of hiking and backpacking opportunities available right in our backyard. Nothing beats the rich greenery, jutting cliffs, and breathtaking landscape from the Olympics up to the North Cascades. While the summer days still have opulent sunshine available, seize the opportunity to visit some […]

School Tools: August 5 -September 1, 2018

The excitement of a new school year can be found in the smell of a pink eraser, the crisp pages of a spiral notebook, or in the point of a perfectly sharpened pencil. Picking out these tools before the first day of school is an experience most students take delight in; a chance to personalize […]

(Way more than) 5 things to do around Seattle this summer

Summers in Seattle area are gloriousXXX Clear, sunny skies, moderate temperatures, and mild nights come together to make weekends built for getting out, getting together, and creating memories to last through the rainy season (also known as the rest of the year). Looking for suggestions on what to do? Let’s say we’ve got a few […]

Bailey is a very good boy!

We recently hosted an honored guest at Bartell Drugs headquarters. Well, actually less “honored” and more adorable. Bailey, is a 7-month-old Golden Retriever who recently toured our headquarters. He is a remarkable canine with almost 28,000 followers for his bail3ybear page on Instagram! You can see his personality shine through on all of his Instagram […]

CareClinic: 5 reasons to Visit

Sometimes you or a loved one gets sick, or even has a minor injury…one that you’re not so sure, is so minor. There is no need to worry, or wait for an appointment with your Doctor that may well be scheduled days or even weeks out. CareClinic, at Bartell Drugs, is your walk-in health clinic […]

What Can Our Pharmacy Do for You?

Everyone knows Bartell Drugs is a pharmacy and retail store for living your local life, and the pharmacy can fill or refill your prescriptions—but did you know there is so much more the pharmacy offers? 1. Immunizations and Vaccinations Your Bartell Drugs Pharmacist can provide immunizations or routine vaccinations for both adults and children. Immunizations […]

Bartell Drugs helps local children through annual Teddy Bear Patrol, April 1-28

29 years of bear hugs: Bartell Drugs helps local children through annual Teddy Bear Patrol, April 1-28 For Immediate Release: March 29, 2018 SEATTLE—A little boy frightened about his first trip the emergency room. A 6-year-old girl struggling to understand why her house burned, losing her toys, and her family must move to a temporary […]

Bartell Drugs, Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates present $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2018 Bartell Drugs, Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates® present $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital SEATTLE – Who doesn’t love kids and chocolate? Bartell Drugs and Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates® recently teamed to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund. During February, for each package of Dilettante Chocolates® products sold […]

New, improved shingles vaccine now available at Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE—Remember “chickenpox parties”? Parents would deliberately expose their children to the virus at infected households in order to improve their immune systems. While well meaning, we now know the potential side effects.  Years later, contracting chickenpox can result in shingles, a condition that creates painful rashes and can lead to other health complications, particularly for […]

The focus is local during Bartell Drugs’ “Loving Local” events

SEATTLE—Bartell Drugs is highlighting locally and regionally based companies and their products during our third annual “Loving Local” week from February 4 – February 10. With our 128-year history in the Northwest, Bartells is proud to support other home-grown businesses and products, something that makes us unique in relation to other chains.  To celebrate, we […]

Bartell Drugs, Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates® team to help kids at Seattle Children’s Hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2018 SEATTLE – When Emmy was only 2 years old, she and her family received devastating news—the little girl had neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system. What followed was a whirlwind of treatments, eventually leading to her remission. But the possibility of complete financial ruin for her family overlaid […]

Bartell Drugs hires new Senior Vice President of Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2018   SEATTLE—Bartell Drugs, the country’s largest and oldest family owned pharmacy, announced that it has hired Adam Wampler as new Senior Vice President of Operations. Wampler has over 30 years of experience working with Safeway, and the Safeway/Albertsons organization. In his most recent position as its Northern California Senior […]

Bartell Drugs hires new CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 17, 2018 SEATTLE—Bartell Drugs, the country’s largest and oldest family owned pharmacy, announced that it has hired a new CEO today, only the fifth in the company’s 128-year history. Kathi Lentzsch comes to the company with more than three decades of retail experience with executive positions in leading companies including Pier […]

Bartell Drugs encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on Saturday, November 25

Bartell Drugs encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on Saturday, November 25 Support local businesses and products FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2017   SEATTLE—Bartell Drugs, Seattle-based and family-owned for 127 years, encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on Saturday, November 25. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 65 of our stores will offer […]

“Loving Local”: Bartell Drugs celebrates locally produced products

For immediate release: February 15, 2016 SEATTLE—Part of the joy of living in the Pacific Northwest is the opportunity to enjoy locally made products. Bartell Drugs is highlighting locally and regionally produced products carried in many of our 64 stores during “Loving Local” month. With our own more than 125-year history in the Northwest, Bartell’s […]

Let The Gifting Begin!

It’s the season of giving, and Bartell’s is here to make your holiday shopping easy and FUN this year.