Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963)

Joining the law firm of Schwartz, Wood and Otero in Santa Barbara, Calif., was Charles Kent, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Kent of 1110 Hoyt Ave. He spent eight years of college at the University of Washington and the University of Hawaii.

Diane Fintz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Fintz of Lake Stevens, made the highest score of the 41 seniors girls at lake Stevens High taking the Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow test, and was eligible for the state contest which offered a scholarship award of $1,500. Dorothy Jarrett administered the test.

25 years ago (1988)

A recent storm with high winds dropped almost an inch of rain on Everett, triggered a landslide that blocked a road near Index and knocked out power in several areas. Crews worked late answering calls reporting high water, said Susan Thornton, spokeswoman for the Snohomish County Public Works Department.

The basics on pruning would be covered in a Master Gardener lecture class at the Snohomish County Extension Center in south Everett. The free class was from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and was repeated at 7 p.m.

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

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