50 years ago (1962)
The new general secretary of the YMCA was Everett Miller, formerly of Minot, N.D. Miller, his wife, his daughter, Vicki Lynn, and son, David, lived at 601 Laurel Drive. He praised Everett for the friendliness shown him.
Jim Branstrom, Mike Lewis and Larry Vognild from the fire and police departments showed off some of the splendid awards scheduled for events at the All-City Picnic at Forest Park.
25 years ago (1987)
The Hat Slough public access on the lower Stillaguamish River had been completed offering a concrete launch ramp, toilets, 1,500 feet of river frontage and paved parking space for about 15 vehicles. The area, which gave access to the lower river and to Port Susan, was reached via the Boe Road about two miles south of Stanwood.
City and county planners were moving closer to creating a combination wetlands park and stormwater retention facility along Swamp Creek north of Lynnwood. Another such facility was planned along North Creek south of Mill Creek.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library