50 years ago (1964)
Marvin Peterson, 13, 2110 Rockefeller, regained the VFW city marble title he held two years ago and won $15.00. Mike Oakes, 14, 1008 Maple, won second place and $10.00 and Larry Franklin, 11, 8414 79th SE, took third place and $5.00.
Penneys announced that they would build a new auto center at Pacific and Colby replacing the Tidewater service station. They would also move into the building next door on Colby and the Culmback Building north of that.
25 years ago (1989)
At Cathcart Elementary first grader Lindsay Flataker shared a book with her teacher Sue Weiner. Weiner was working with first through third graders with reading and writing. She said she needed to activates her students’ prior knowledge of the world around them.
Mariner’s Dirk Curtis set a school record and posted a season best mark with his winning high jump of 6 feet 8 inches in the Marauders’ latest track meet. Dan Williams tied the area best with his 43-10¾ mark in winning the triple jump. John Tiffany’s time of 4 25.5 in the 1,600 meter was also an area best.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.