Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1964)

Terry Bjorklund of Evergreen Junior High held the perpetual trophy her school retained for another year for selling the most tags in behalf of the Everett Shut-In Club. Other top sellers were Linda Godwin and Sandi Moser, South, and Kristie Larsen, North.

Al Schroeder and John McCleary of Priest Point Grange were preparing to lead litter containers into a truck during a cleanup project along the Tulalip Road over the weekend. Fifty-six persons, including 50 children from the Tulalip School worked on t he project and collected 12 to 14 truck loads of litter.

25 years ago (1989)

Area residents were encouraged to join the Celebration of the Century with “Washington Green and Growing.” Everett Mall was presenting the Centennial celebration of flowers April 29 and 30. Attendees could see the past, present and future of our state in floral designs and educational displays.

Brain Potoshnik went 6-for-7 as Edmonds Community College swept a NWAACC baseball double-header from Shoreline, winning the first game 4-0 and second game 8-4. Postoshnik’s two-out bases-loaded triple in the sixth inning of the first game sparked the Tritons who were 11-1 in league play.

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

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