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They’re car guys — were, are and always will be. Over burgers and other lunch choices at Everett’s Colby Diner, their memories and good-natured jokes were flying.Outside, it was an ordinary Thursday, with downtown workers running errands. One car parked out front — Ken Johnson’s shiny red 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T — hinted at the scene inside.
‘Big earthquake here. We are fine.”Those reassuring words came quickly, by email, text and through Facebook.Rob Stiles, a 1996 Marysville Pilchuck High School graduate, and his wife, Kari Killian Stiles, were in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city, when a massive earthquake struck April 25. The magnitude 7.8 quake killed at least 8,000 people.They were safe and let their families know it.
All aboard the Bumblebee Special. It's been about 20 years since passengers heard that call to ride the little choo-choo at what was once Jazwieck's Golfette and Trainland. On Monday, a train car from the Bumblebee Special was rolled out and trucked to the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.
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