Gay Romaine Hereth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Walter Hereth, and Dean Weberling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Weberling, all of Snohomish, were ready to appear in “Fairyland Fantasy,” the annual preschool style show at the Snohomish High School gymnasium. Betty Shewmaker and Eileen Cornwell were in charge of reservations.
The building that housed Hilton’s Drugs on Marysville’s main downtown corner was receiving a major facelift. A John Geddis crew was installing brick veneer and new plate glass.
The first Boeing 767 was taking shape in the Everett plant after months of dealing with models, drawings and pieces. The new jetliner would carry about 211 passengers and have a range of 2,900 nautical miles. Its smaller sibling, the 757, would be assembled in Renton.
Mom-and-pop stores were still operating in Everett. Among them was Mel Pereira’s Grand Grocery, which was 53 years old. Others were Will and Ellen Danielsen’s store on Broadway and Cloyde and Mary Hillis’ H and H Market on Madison.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library