Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1964)

Charles T. “Chuck” Close was awarded an International Institute of Education Grant (Fulbright-Hayes) for post-graduate study in Vienna, Austria. He was a 1958 Everett High grad and had studied art at Everett Junior College with Russell Day, Don Tompkins and Larry Bakke.

New officers of Rafter Rocker Square Dance Club, elected at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Rainwater, were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Barnes, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Manney, Mr. and Mrs. Quincy Brown and Mr. and Mrs. McBride.

25 years ago (1989)

A spring cleanup for residents within the city limits of Marysville was planned for the following two weeks. Garbage trucks would pick up bundled tree limbs and brush cut in three-foot lengths or less. All yard waste was to be placed in plastic bags or cardboard boxes.

Water-skiers might be able to set their alarms to ring a little earlier this summer at Lake Shoecraft. The county council was considering a change in regulation at the lake the would mean two additional hours of skiing until Oct. 1 each year. A public hearing on this was scheduled in the Henry M. Jackson board room in the county Administration Building.

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

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