50 years ago (1963)
Edith M. Chamberlain had been appointed director of the School of Nursing at General Hospital, it was announced by Anson B. Moody, president of the Board of Directors. Chamberlain replaced Viola Mahoney who recently resigned to further her studies in maternal and child health.
Bee Harvey and Pete Padovan had purchased the Imperial Café, 1607 Hewitt Ave., from Bill and Dorothy Chin. It would re-open tomorrow as the New Imperial and a grand opening would take place in about two weeks. Jim Mathews would be chef and Peggy Martin pastry cook.
25 years ago (1988)
Margaret Hoth was the newest Brier City Council member, chosen from six applicants. She filled the term of Gene Wright, who recently resigned. Peggy Ferguson, Jan Faulds, Mimi Opdyke, Bill Irwin, Marilyn Terwilliger and Wayne Martin were the other council members.
Ryan Danner bent to the task of homework while waiting for a bus, although it was just the second day of classes in the Edmonds School District. Ryan, 15, and a sophomore at Edmonds High School, put in some time on an art-class assignment while waiting for a Community Transit bus to take him to his driver’s education class.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.