50 years ago (1963)
Acquisition of Vail’s Office Machines, 2824 Rockefeller Ave., was announced by Jack Fowlds of Jack Fowlds Stationery, 2719 Colby Ave. He took over from Robert W. Vail. Fowlds explained having the two stores would round out his office supplies and give him a number of top dealerships.
Long a favorite in the East and South, Dr. Pepper, a soft drink was being introduced in the Snohomish County area. Jack Farrell of 7-Up Bottling here said an introductory party was being considered and was confident the drink would meet with the same acclaim here as it had in other parts of the country.
25 years ago (1988)
Crew members of a local fishing vessel settled in for the night at Everett Marina. Puget Sound waters had been especially crowded lately and on Monday nights, when fishing was allowed in a 10-square mile area between Edmonds and Kingston.
Holy Cross High School had been open since Sept. 7, in the old Perpetual Help School. Among the instructors was Judy Moir who taught Spanish. Cathy Jack, one of the 23 students enrolled, said she liked the size and not being swallowed up in a big school.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.