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Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963)
Myrtle Fossum and Cecil Stokoe, retiring from the staff of South Junior High School at the end of the week, had compiled a total of 58 years of service at the school. Fossum had been there since the fall of 1926 and Stokoe had taught there since the fall of 1942.

Ready to meet all needs of supermarket customers, the new Shop 'N Save store in the Eastmont district was having its grand opening tomorrow. A ribbon cutting ceremony would feature the opening events. James Elder was the owner and Gil Hays store manager.

25 years ago (1988)
With a little ingenuity and a cover, Larry Frisinger of Everett and his children stayed dry during the parade opening Salty Sea Days in Everett. The Cascade High School Marching Band, had less luck escaping the inclement skies. The weather later improved for the fireworks at the boat launch.

Leaving a legacy steeped in respect Bill Medin was ending a 30-year teaching and coaching career in the Edmonds School District. He had worked at Edmonds Junior High School, Lynnwood Junior High School and Edmonds High School.

By Jack O'Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library

Story tags » Snohomish County history

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