Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963)

Mayme C. Ross, postmistress at Mukilteo, announced today that the town’s five-digit ZIP code was 98275. Everyone using the Mukilteo Post Office would use this ZIP code on their correspondence to speed mail deliveries and reduce the chance of missent mail, according to Ross. The ZIP codes would go into effect nationally on July 1.

Fred Hall, doctor of veterinary medicine, was opening a new clinic tomorrow at 9304 Highway 99 S. in Intercity. Hall, who lived in Marysville with his family, had been in practice in the Everett area for the past eight years. He handled large and small animals.

25 years ago (1988)

Joanne Mills, of Monroe, went 2-for-4 with a triple and three runs batted in to lead the North team past the South 10-3 in the first game of the girls all-state high school softball tournament yesterday.

Two seniors from Mountlake Terrace High School won a national competition for students automotive technicians. Derrick Olheiser and Travis Wood beat teams from 50 states and the District of Columbia to capture the 1988 Plymouth-AAA Troubleshooting Contest, held in Washington, D.C.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library

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