50 years ago (1964)
Snohomish County School Superintendent Dorothy Bennett and secretary Edith Maguire tidied their desks and filed materials in their new office in the recently added second floor of the County Agricultural Building on the southeast corner of Wall Street and Rockefeller Avenue.
President Walter A. Bourdage announced that Margaret T. Hart of Monroe had been appointed assistant manager for Snohomish County Evergreen Fair. He said she was well qualified in the position in view of her background and years of experience working with her husband, Jim Hart, of Monroe. The annual fair would be held this year Sept. 3-7, ending on Labor Day.
25 years ago (1989)
Phil Thorleifson, caretaker at the Everett School District’s Lively Environmental Education Center, fished out some salmon fingerlings for visiting Japanese and American students to examine. Jackson Elementary, Evergreen Middle School and the Adopt A Stream Foundation in Everett were hosting the visit.
Hugh Miller, of Everett, finished second and was guaranteed a berth in the semifinal of the King Louie Open. Miller, a four-time Professional Bowlers Association champ, won his most recent title in 1984.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.