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Julie Muhlstein

Julie Muhlstein

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January 30, 2015

Family history, mystery in 1880 $10 bill

It's a mystery why Elton Erford always carried a $10 bill from 1880. For years he kept the antique banknote in his wallet, folded and tucked away. His reason is lost to time.

A son of Nebraska, Erford was born in 1897 and died in 1949. He made his life in Seward, Nebraska, where Everett's Jean Pedigo grew up. Erford was her father.

Jean Pedigo, who turned 90 in December, knew about her late father's old bill, but had lost track of it. She recently found it in...

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January 28, 2015

Hospital visits give Russell Wilson 'inspiration'

Russell Wilson is everywhere. Clearly, job one is in Arizona preparing for Sunday's Super Bowl. The Seahawks quarterback is a pitchman for Alaska Airlines. He is the public face of the Strong Against Cancer campaign at

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January 18, 2015

Kicking the Broadway habit in Everett will be tough

It isnít Everettís prettiest drive. It isnít Everettís easiest drive. It isnít even the most logical way for me to go when I exit northbound I-5 to get home, or when I head south.Itís Broadway, and it happens to be the way I do go ó mostly out of habit.

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