50 years ago (1963)
The Snohomish County Museum and Historical Association was holding its monthly meeting Monday evening at the museum building at Legion Park. Lucille McDonald of Seattle, newspaper columnists and authority on Northwest history, would be guest speaker.
Frederick Harrison Howard II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Howard Jr., Rt. 5, was celebrating his second birthday today. His brother, Lawrence Palmer, was three months old. Grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. F. Elwyn Howard of Kamloops B.C., and formerly of Everett, and Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Berg of Mukilteo.
25 years ago (1988)
Marysville Map and Flag Shoppe was now open for business at 815 State Ave., No. 4, in the Cascade Plaza in Marysville. They carried all kinds of maps, flags and windsocks. The also offered a laminating service. Ross and Benita Hanenburg were the owners of the business.
Little Bear’s County Store was open at 901 ½ First St. in Snohomish. They had country gifts of all kinds by local crafters and artists. Dan and Barbara Lindsley were the owners, while Barbara managed the new business.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library