50 years ago (1960)
Roy Mitchell, who liked Everett so well when he first came through here over 20 years ago that he came back to establish a business, was moving his candy store from 2715½ Colby to 2725 Colby. The store front, designed by Bryant and Butterfield, was opening tomorrow.
Camp Fire girls Patty Wykcoff, Michelle Mustell and Gloria Elders were busy planting trees at Camp Killoqua donated by First National Bank of Everett. They were members of the Ki-Re-Con group.
25 years ago (1985)
Three miles east of Everett’s paper mills, in the heart of the most industrially developed portion of the county, lay a little known and threatened wildlife paradise. The 2,000 acres of wetlands near the mouth of the Snohomish River provided sanctuary for a rich variety of wildlife. Pressure from development was now threatening the area.
Reid Elliot fit well into Snohomish, the Antique Capital of the Northwest. He was a genuine “flatfoot” cop who walked his beat instead of driving a squad car. A throwback to the past, Elliot was the first foot patrol officer in the city in years. He said the bulk of his work was helping people.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library