Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963)

A wind-whipped fire raced through the Cedarcrest Golf Course clubhouse in Marysville before dawn, destroying the building and badly damaging the adjoining home of its owners, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Quast. Only the fireplace chimney remained of the clubhouse.

The Camp Fire Mint Sale was a huge success in Darrington, reported Emma Holliday. Nine hundred boxes were sold. Six girls received a $5 registration fee for Camp Killoqua for selling more than 48 boxes. They were Glenda Ryals, Trudie Beck, Diane Faucett, Debra Riddle, Marjorie Ashe and Lavinna Rae Bryson.

25 years ago (1988)

The Everett City Council okayed a proposal to upgrade Memorial Stadium. The “better ballpark” plan, developed by Everett Giants owner Bob Bavasi and a committee of community leaders, married public and private dollars to pay for $700,000 in seating, lighting, concession and restroom improvements.

Design on Broadway, located in the old Darigold building, was having a Spring Fever 8 Hour Sale on items for the home and office at the commercial and residential interior design center.

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

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