50 years ago (1964)
Two huge Northwest cities from Everett to Eugene were predicted for the year 2000, according to a recent study. The larger would be in the Puget Sound area and comprise 4.2 million people. The other, from Eugene to the lower Columbia River region, would have a population of 2.8 million. The study also hinted at a large complex of nuclear plants in Eastern Washington.
Opening of the Carlton Manor Apartments, 4330 Colby Ave., was announced today by Eugene Smith of Smith Realty on Claremont Way. The eight units were one and two bedroom with prices ranging from $85 to $135 a month. One was already rented to Carl Peterson, an Everett businessman. The other seven were open this weekend and available for renting.
25 years ago (1989)
The Snohomish County PUD and the Washington State Energy Office were presenting a Reducing Business Operating Costs forum April 12 in the PUD central office building auditorium.
Carol Monnick and Suzan Brogger had opened Balloons &Things at 9206 State Ave., Suite C, in Marysville. They specialized in balloon party decorating and balloon bouquets.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library