50 years ago (1963)
People mentioned in “Along Colby” included Ted Griffith, May Lindberg, Frank and Binnie Friend, Lew Smith, Art Humphries, Lew Bell, Jack and Nina Sheraton, George Korthe, Frank Barcott, W. Arild Johnson, William Jordan, Howard Chase, Fred and Paula Heintz, Mike Carlson, Frank Patterson, Jim Billesbach and Ed Templeton.
Advertisers in the “Where to Go for Festive, Dancing, Entertainment” section were Wayne’s Cafeteria, 2819 Colby Ave.; Everett Dinner House, Highway 99 and 9th St.; The Seahorse, Mukilteo-by-the-sea; Taylor’s Ferry Lunch, Mukilteo; Village Cafe, 602 State St. in Marysville; Cedarcrest Restaurant, northeast of Marysville, Corral Cafe, north of Marysville on Old 99; and Green Gables Inn, on the Mountain Loop Highway.
25 years ago (1988)
Crown Image at 3231 Broadway advertised a film developing special. They offered the best and fastest service at half price on color print film and color slide film.
Best at 1001 N. Broadway also had red hot photo savings. A second set of photos was free. There were also deals on Minolta, Vivitar and Cannon cameras, tripods and Kodarcolor film.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library