50 years ago (1964)
Dr. Robert Hansen checked the teeth of Jane Blackwell, a sixth-grader at Hawthorne School, as part of the citywide school dental survey conducted by the Snohomish County Dental Society in conjunction with Dental Heath Week.
Among those saluting National Beauty Salon Week were Bates Beauty Salon, 2819 Wetmore Ave.; Fashion Beauty Salon, 3114 Colby Ave.; Betty Walker’s Beauty Salon, 2610 Colby Ave.; Lowanda’s Beauty Salon, 3105 Hoyt Ave.; Claremont Beauty Salon, 4901 Highway 99; Madison Square Styling Salon, 6932 Highway 99; and Darlene’s Beauty Salon, 9029 Highway 99 South.
25 years ago (1989)
Chunks of ice and snow clogged the Snohomish River near the Hewitt Avenue drawbridge. The sunny, crystal-clear skies did little but shed new light on damage from Washington’s continuing siege of bitterly cold weather. The Getchell and Fire Trail roads north of Marysville were closed because of ice on the steep grades.
The first of a series of public meetings about a long-range plan for dealing with the county’s garbage had been rescheduled after snow and ice made driving treacherous. It would be held in the Ginni Stevens Hearing Room on the first floor of the county Administration Building.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library