50 years ago (1963)
Talking over dates for Civic Music concerts this season were Marguerite Snavely, Everett High School; Iona Nelson and Kristen Culmback, music consultants of Everett Public Schools; and Cedric Wardell, director of student activities at Everett Junior College.
When Harry Reinert started teaching Latin at Edmonds High School six years ago he was dissatisfied with the available textbooks. So he wrote his own. James Nugent, Latin teacher at Meadowdale High School, was also using the text. Reinert also taught German and after-school sessions of Greek.
25 years ago (1988)
Fishermen’s Boat Shop, Everett’s largest boat repair shop, received a $4.6 million six-month contract to refurbish the state ferry Klahowya. Ken Westford, the firm’s project manager said he was quite elated and couldn’t wait to get started on the intensive rehabilitation of the ship. The Klahowya remains in service.
Mill Creek was getting ready to celebrate its fifth birthday. Today the community had a population of 5,262. Tracy Grayson, one of two remaining original city council members, said it was a state of the art community. Mayor Ken Long said its beauty and recreation amenities continued to draw new residents.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library