Seems Like Yesterday

  • Sun Jun 17th, 2012 8:00pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

The carrots grew well in the garden of Leota Colley, 3125 Oakes Ave. Her daughter, Penni, posed by one plant about 12 feet tall and growing. It was a carrot which reseeded itself, and just one of many several feet tall.

Six local people were among the 2,970 who received degrees from Stanford University yesterday. They were William W. Baker, Judith Ann Collins, William Harlan Dickey, Janet E. Garrison and Bruce F. Schaefer of Everett, and Marcia L. Rambo of Marysville.

25 years ago (1987)

Jack Moskovita, the “crab king,” could be found at the net sheds on 14th Street Dock even thought he was in his 80s. He knew many of the commercial boats in Port Gardner and could recite pieces of their lineage. People called him the “crab king” because he could harvest crabs with his little boat regardless of weather.

Universal Television of Los Angeles would be in Edmonds next month to begin filming parts of 13 episodes of an NBC television series. The show was a spin-off of the television movie, “Year in the Life,” that was partially filmed in Woodway last December.

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