50 years ago (1964)
Even though there was a nip in the air and frost in the morning, the afternoons were feeling like spring. Mukilteo State Park ranger and town marshal John Nunnally and his wife, Laura, were up righting the picnic tables at the salt water park in anticipation of the first spring visitors.
Robert Ronning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Ronning, Everett, was playing the role of Col. Redfern in the EJC play, “Look Back in Anger” tonight and tomorrow night at the Campus Center. He was also assistant director to director R. Boyd Devin.
25 years ago (1989)
Removing the old growth from Cascade blackberry vines kept Floyd Day up to his elbows in thorn, but the 79-year-old said he’d keep doing it as long as he could. He and his wife sold the little wild blackberries and other organically grown produce at their Day’s Road Island stand in the summer.
Sometime soon it might be less expensive for people in Monroe and Sultan to reach out and touch someone. State Rep. Art Sprenkle, Monroe, had sponsored a successful bill helping Sky-Valley residents who had to dial long distance to neighbors three miles away.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library