50 years ago (1964)
Margaret Aya, executive secretary of the Snohomish County chapter of the National Foundation — March of Dimes, and Dr. Vince A. Martinis, chair of the Everett National Foundation fund drive, checked over the annual cards that would mailed out to county residents.
A front page Jim Leo photo showed a 1950 Ford driving through a miniature lake at Pacific and Rucker avenues. A land-eroding stream was caused by heavy rains and water running off the foundation of the U.S. Post Office construction a block east.
25 years ago (1989)
Jayme Holik, a fifth-grader at Lake Stickney Elementary, got in a little playtime with a Christmas toy before heading back into the classroom. He didn’t remember the name of the toy that propelled a ball to another player who had to catch it in another basket.
Nancy Williams of Marysville-Pilchuck was the female athlete of the week. The junior guard had 25 points and 15 rebounds in the basketball team’s last victory. Darrell Tiedeman of the Lakewood basketball team was the boy of the wee. The senior forward scored 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in his last game.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library