Seems Like Yesterday

  • Fri May 18th, 2012 8:51am
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Chuck Langseth, Danny Moore and John Cave, Cub Scouts in Pack 30, Marysville, presented a coffee urn to Dr. Clayton Haberman, Snohomish County Blood Bank director. The Cubs had saved coffee bands to get the urn which would be used to provide refreshments to donors.

The police blotter in Lynnwood two days ago showed no complaints, no arrests and no problems. Police believed it to be the first time since 1959. Four days ago the Edmonds blotter showed a similar lack of crime.

25 years ago (1987)

Spring cleanup day in Mukilteo would take place this year on residents’ regular garbage pickup day starting Monday through next week. Rubatino’s Refuse Service and Northwest Garbage Co. were cooperating with the city in this annual event. There was no limit to the number of bundles one could leave, but they had to be light enough to lift.

It was a zoo at the Mill Creek garage sale. Gloria Taylor of Edmonds showed off a stuffed unicorn she had purchased. Other bargains were a musical toilet training seat that played “How Dry I Am” for $3 and a handsome set of reference books, “Our Wonderful World,” for $10.

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