50 YEARS AGO (1958)
Nothing lost its appeal faster than a used campaign sign, and they were still all over Everett. Commissioner of Public Works George Gebert sent a truck and two men out to clean up the city with the trend toward city beautification. Unplastering the city was unfortunately a job political candidates, winners or losers, often never got around to doing.
Fun Night at Lowell School was tomorrow night. In charge of the Fun-a-Fair this year was JoAnn Shane. Demonstrating one of the games to be featured, the dip-a-duck, were Pam Shane, Vaughnie Elder, Steven De Rosa and Bruce Forbes.
25 YEARS AGO (1983)
The Sauk-Suiattles were to build on their ancestral land. Twenty-three modern homes were being constructed beside a stand of alder trees on the Sauk Prairie near Darrington. Tribal chairman Lawrence Joseph said it was a beautiful place and always had been.
The Herald showcased small home-owned, home-grown businesses. The Campbell drive-ins included the Hilltop and Ray’s in Everett, Campbell’s at Silver Lake, Candy Canes in Monroe and Sultan, Burger Palace in Arlington, Burger Barn in Burlington, and at one time Big Chief in Marysville.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library