50 years ago (1964)
Everett Navy Mothers met in the Armory with Maye Overholser presiding and Ethel McMillan as a guest. Plans were made for patriotic entertainment in April and to buy pillow cases for a needy family. Serving the luncheon were Calla Larson and Gertrude Taggert.
Throngs turned out for the dedication of the new Stevens Hospital yesterday. Gov. Albert Rosellini said that the dedication of a hospital was a tremendous occasion since it represented service to the people of the highest type.
25 years ago (1989)
Snohomish had defeated Oak Harbor to win the Western Conference AAA wrestling championship. The Panthers, undefeated in seven conference meets, received first round pins from Jason Gaudette, Erik Seigert and Chris Richardson, and a third round pin from Jason Smith. Ty Southwick led with a major decision. Coach Mark Perry said the boys had a lot of confidence in their abilities.
Yesterday was her 16th birthday and Angie Howell hoofed it one last time on the streets of Arlington on her way to get her wheels. Armed with balloons and flowers from well-wishing friends, the Arlington High School girl headed off to take her driver’s license test.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library