50 years ago (1963)
An open house for the expanded facilities at the Everett Public Library would be held this Sunday afternoon. Staff members, the library board and members of the Women’s Book Club would be on hand to show visitors through the vastly expanded library. Phil Blodgett, librarian, said the board of trustees was pleased with the end result.
The A.W. Wright family of Alderwood Manor had a cat, but not an ordinary cat. In size he more closely resembled a lynx and in diet and actions, a dog. Tommy was 6 years old and weighed 16 pounds. Young Robbin Wright was six months old and weighed 17 pounds. Mrs. Wright attributed Tommy’s size to a diet of baby formula and dog food.
25 years ago (1988)
Caroline Feiss was presented with the woman of the year award at the state transportation conference earlier this month. Feiss was executive director of the Snohomish County Transportation Authority (Sno-Tran).
CompuPlus, a retailer of personal computers, had opened in the Business Center at 909 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 140, in Everett. It offered software and printers, as well as computers and computer training. Kevin and Dana Stoltz were the owners.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library