Competitions deserve coverage
The 26th Annual Puget Sound Festival of Bands, a marching band competition, will take place today (Oct. 26) at the Everett Memorial Stadium. I have seen a lot of these band competitions and I have always enjoyed the "retreat" part of the event. When I first saw a marching band "retreat," I was in "total awe." The parade of bands before the full "retreat" reminds me of a meeting together of all nations. Truly awesome and very colorful with all the students in their uniforms! To all the marching band instructors, students, parents and supporters, thanks for all that you give to the community! You all work hard! Good luck to all involved!
Lorelei L. James