Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963)

Bud Rothgeb, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Rothgeb, 410 Ave. J in Snohomish, was president of the Associated Students of Washington State University and responsible for administering the selection of more than 500 students to serve on 23 committees.

Chosen as outstanding citizens of the quarter at Meadowdale Junior High were seventh-graders Martin Rowin, Rickie Byers, Robert Wange, Colleen Tanabe, Will Curry, Bruce Ramsey and Diane Ludlow; eighth-graders Debbie Anderson, John Fox, Gwen Emel and Don Carper; and ninth-graders Marianne Curry, Robin Dodge, Eric Johnson and Paul Andrews.

25 years ago (1988)

Present and past members of the Everett School Board were honored at a reception a the office of the Everett Chamber of Commerce on the waterfront. Buzz Rodland wore two hats for the occasion, one as president of the Citizens Foundation for Everett Public Schools and the other as the chairman of the Chamber’s Education Task Force.

Herald carriers of the month were Tracey Williams, Shannon Chester, Darin Graham, Brian Smyth, Todd Agee, Randy Hodge, Bobby Kimbrough, Michael Rutledge, David Peterson, Bryant Hamman, David Jahns, David Kirk and Craig Cherryholmes.

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

Talk to us

More in Local News

Staff are evaluating two more light rail alternatives for the Everett Link extension. One would follow Interstate 5 north of 128th Street SW to the Everett Mall and back to the freeway. Another would go west of 128th Street SW to Highway 99 and north to Casino Road. (Sound Transit)
Snohomish County leaders reject light rail routes bypassing Paine Field

Those options weren’t what voters approved — and would be like “butchering” the plan, the Snohomish County executive said.

A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019
Should light rail skip Paine Field and Boeing? We asked, you answered

More than 300 Herald readers responded to an online poll. Here are the results.

Councilmember Megan Dunn, left, stands next to County Executive Dave Somers as he presents his 2023 budget proposal to her, Councilmember Nate Nehring and Councilmember Sam Low. (Snohomish County)
As County Council begins budget talks, here’s how you can weigh in.

Department heads will make their pitches in the next few days. Residents will get a say at a forum and two hearings this month

Logo for news use featuring the municipality of Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, Washington. 220118
Highway 9 work could disrupt travel through Lake Stevens

Construction is set for roundabouts on South Lake Stevens Road and one at North Davies Road and Vernon Road.

Lynnwood City Council members, from left: Jim Smith, Shirley Sutton, Shannon Sessions, Josh Binda, George Hurst, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, and Patrick Decker. (City of Lynnwood)
No penalty for Lynnwood council member’s ‘underinformed’ views on racism

The City Council didn’t censure Jim Smith after a report found he discriminated against a Black city employee.

All ears: Mukilteo couple provides surgery for kids born without ears

Dr. Prabhat and Trish Bhama are part of a HUGS volunteer team providing treatment for microtia in Guatemala.

Everett gets state Auditor’s Office stewardship award

State Auditor Pat McCarthy presented the award during the most recent Everett City Council meeting.

Representative Rick Larsen speaks at the March For Our Lives rally on Saturday, June 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Larsen to hold community meeting in Everett on Monday

The veteran Democratic lawmaker will address recent legislation passed by Congress and other topics.

Tribal members dance to start an assemble on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day Friday evening at Tulalip Gathering Hall in Tulalip, Washington on September 30, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
‘Still here’: Tulalip boarding school descendants celebrate resilience

On Orange Shirt Day, a national day of remembrance, the Tulalip Tribes honored those who suffered due to violent cultural suppression.

Most Read