50 years ago (1964)
Joe Carlson and Bill Taylor were working on the pancake breakfast South Everett Lions were sponsoring at Evergreen Junior High School. They hoped to raise $1,500 to complete a walkway project for the school.
Peggy Weis, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Don Weis was testing a saddle that would be one of the choice items at the Hoyt House Auction and Rummage Sale to benefit nursing scholarships. Chairing the event at 2601 Hoyt Avenue was Betty Van Buskirk, assisted by Doris Hummel.
25 years ago (1989)
Kindergarten students from the Lakewood School District slipped silver salmon fingerlings into Quilceda Creek as part of the “adopt-a-stream” project. Lakewood High School students hatched the 400 eggs and reared them in 10-gallon aquariums in the classroom.
A proposed new land-use designation allowing a full range of commercial development along part of Bickford Avenue north of Snohomish would be presented at a public hearing in the Waltz Building. Meanwhile, the county had approved a proposal maintaining current land designations for the area which included an auto dealership and equipment rental business.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.