50 years ago (1964)
Bill Frisk of Everett took the lion’s share of prizes in the third annual Homing Pigeon Show, sponsored by Everett and Seattle area fanciers. Frisk’s pigeons took first place in two classes, won the Best Hen and Best Cock awards and the purple ribbon for championship loft.
Getting a laugh out of planning the annual Stanwood High Senior Ball, “Through the Looking Glass,” were Laura Christensen, Steve Moe, Flossie Tunks (general chair), George Lindell and Ann Eide.
25 years ago (1989)
Kandee Galen and Juan Gonzales of Everett were working on a political campaign. Other new 18-year-olds taking their newly acquired voting rights seriously were David Brickel, David Brokaw, Rod Layount and Ed McPherson. They thought it was a shame that only 45 percent of the registered voters would probably vote.
Joe Williams, lift operations supervisor at the Stevens Pass ski area, checked the alignment of machinery on the Big Chief lift. The Stevens Pass staff was busy preparing for the coming season, expected to begin in a few weeks. Stevens Pass had a new school complex this year, and there was a new reader board in Monroe about snow depth and operating hours.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.