50 years ago (1964)
Having its three-day grand opening starting tomorrow was Mr. Kwik Kar Wash, located on the northeast corner of 36th Street and Broadway. It was a division of Rowland Heating Oil Sales Inc. Jack Rowland was president of Rowland Sales, Rex Rowland was vice president and Arnie Nelson was manager of the car wash.
Howard Sievers and Victor Holmquist, both members of the board of directors of the Evergreen Sate Fair, looked over a program with Liz Jones, Lynnwood, and Marti Christensen, Edmonds, who were working on producing South County pages for the program this summer.
25 years ago (1989)
Jerry Hopp, of Snohomish, became the 10th qualifier for the Thunder in the Sun hydroplane race on the Detroit River. Hopp drove his Paddock Pools hydro at an average speed of 100.101 mph to grab the final qualifying spot.
Smiley Creswell, former Monroe High School and Michigan State University star who played with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL, joined the minor league Seattle Express as a player/coach. He had been defensive line coach at Monroe for three years.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library