Herald features writer Christina Harper will be a guest on the Internet radio show “Let’s Talk Adoption” at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Harper will talk to host Mardie Caldwell about the adoption of her daughter, Wendy, from China. The story was chronicled in The Herald throughout 2002 and 2003.

Caldwell hosts the weekly Internet radio show from Nevada City, Calif. Listeners worldwide can go to or (click on Let’s Talk Adoption).

The show airs live at 9 a.m., but listeners can go to the site any time after that and listen to the show from the recorded archives.

We are happy to put upcoming class reunions in our Sunday Community Calendar. Summer is high season for school get-togethers and folks need to know in advance if their class is meeting.

There isn’t usually room to run long lists of missing graduates, but we offer an exception to Marysville High School, class of 1954.

Its 50th reunion is July 9, 10 and 11 and classmates have found everybody except Don Broeker, Malcom Dorian, Mary Miles, Delores Koch, Mike MacDonald (McNulty), Lavon Blum, Anita Peterson, Dalene Farrelly, Roy Seymour and Richard Sowards.

Call 360-659-5097 if you know where they are.

Snohomish County PUD offers $75 rebates for the purchase of qualifying water- and energy-efficient clothes washers purchased before Nov. 15. The appliances reduce customers’ use of electricity and water.

Only Snohomish PUD customers are eligible for the rebates that are for the purchase of qualifying, new, Energy Star washers. Only one rebate is given per appliance. Rebates are not given on appliances that are replacements or exchanges for an appliance for which a PUD rebate has already been paid.

And PUD water customers may be eligible for additional rebates on the purchase of approved front-loading washing machines.

For models and more information, visit or call 425-783-1700.

If you have an item for FYI, call Kristi O’Harran at 425-339-3451. If you have a news tip or an idea for a local story, call the city desk at 425-339-3428, or e-mail

Other numbers to call:

Everett, 425-339-3200

425-339-3470, after 4 p.m.

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