50 years ago (1964)
Julie E. Coveney celebrated her 95th birthday last week. She had been active in the Everett Evangelical United Brethren Church for many years. Mrs. Coveney planned to sell her home on Colby Ave. in the near future and move into Bethany Home on Broadway.
Twelve Cascade High School students took part in the innovational Debate and Forensics Tournament at Seattle Pacific College. They were Ron Dotzauer, Barry Dorman, Frances Haskell, Charlene Swackhamer, Sharon Loomer, Jean Stapleton, Rufus Ross, Cindy Rossart, Charles Tooley, Bill Koehler, Linda Hutchison and Sandi Richard.
25 years ago (1989)
The Snohomish County Council wasn’t likely to authorize an independent investigation into the request to form the city of Highland Bay, Chairman Bill Brubaker said yesterday. The proposed city would border Everett and Mukilteo on the north and Lynnwood and Edmonds on the south.
Construction of an elementary school at Harbour Pointe was behind schedule because of delays caused by steady rains, but Mukilteo school officials still hoped the building would be ready next fall. Crews began Columbian Elementary School in November, but were slowed in building the foundation, said Superintendent James Schoemake.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.