Sally Berger and Peggy Minnich from Oak Harbor have been friends for 35 years. The lottery players agreed years ago to split any winnings they might receive.

Berger recently checked her Quinto ticket minutes before a lunch date with Minnich and discovered they had won $680,000.

As agreed, they’ll split the prize.

The Oak Harbor 7-Eleven store that sold the winning ticket gets $6,800.

Study sea animals Friday in Edmonds

Join ranger naturalists from Edmonds Discovery Programs and members of the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee at 7 p.m. Friday on the Edmonds waterfront for a beach adventure.

During the low tide, look for creatures including sea stars, anemones, urchins, snails, crabs and more. Many marine animals are active only at night.

The naturalists would like a head count, so if you plan to attend, call 425-388-6476. Wear boots, bring flashlights and dress appropriately for the weather. Meet at the Olympic Beach Visitor Station, at the foot of Dayton Street between the marina and ferry terminal.

Take a ride through Playland’s history

The Alderwood Manor Heritage Association offers a free slide show Saturday about the history of north Seattle’s old amusement park, Playland, by local historian Kay Schlegel.

The event will be at 11 a.m. at the Alderwood Manor Youth Club, 19719 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

A potluck luncheon will follow the program.

“Survivor” star drops by Everett

Rupert Boneham, a contestant on “Survivor Pearl Islands” and “Survivor All-Stars,” stopped in downtown Everett on Wednesday for a radio interview. He got a picture taken with a passer-by.

Boneham appeared at the Evergreen Sportsmen’s Show Wednesday night in Monroe.

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