Seems Like Yesterday
Judy Walsh and Pete Newland, heading the committees of Girls and Boys Clubs respectively, were making plans for the upcoming homecoming activities at Everett High School. Among the others actively involved in the plans were Marc Baker and Glenda Fetter.
David Jenkins, East Stanwood Elementary School third grader, scuffed home after class in the new wing of the school. The new section of the school was being opened this week as officials transferred some 175 pupils of the first three grades from other schools. The modern, $215,000 building provided for the additional enrolment of the district.
25 years ago (1987)
Public tours would continue today and tomorrow aboard the USS Marvin Shields, a Navy frigate docked at the Norton Terminal. It was named after a Port Townsend resident who was killed in Vietnam after knocking out an enemy machine gun position.
A contest to name 60 dome-shaped containers for recyclable items at Snohomish County solid-waste facilities had come up with a winner -- Dome. Runner-up names were Igloo and Pod. Contest winners, winning Alaska Airlines tickets, included V.L. Poitra, Everett; Anngela Bosman and David Woskrow, Snohomish; Raleigh Heitzman and Linda Graham, Monroe; and Rick Miller, Arlington.
By Jack O'Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library
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