50 years ago (1963)
Four saxophonists were among the members of the woodwind section featured in “Waggery for Woodwinds” at tomorrow night’s concert of the Everett Junior College Summer Band. They were Donna Storwick and Dana Olsen, alto sax; Stanley Storwick, tenor sax, and Lorie Albert, baritone sax.
Memories of the early days in the Stillaguamish Valley would be revived when the biennial reunion of Oso School students was held. Charley Smith was president of the reunion group. Among those working with him were Nellie George, Elzie Wheeler, Johanna Bradley and Harvey Conover.
25 years ago (1988)
Kla Ha Ya was an old Indian phrase used as a peace greeting, but to more tha 1,400 athletes participating in the eighth annual Kla Ha Ya Days Adult Tournament, it also meant lots of fun and plenty of soccer. It was now the largest soccer tournament in the state with 96 teams from Washington and Oregon.
An annexation to the city of Mill Creek was delayed a few months because the Snohomish County Council asked the boundary review board to rule on the proposal. The largely undeveloped area was west of the Bothell-Everett highway and generally between 164th and 140th streets.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library