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Published: Thursday, May 8, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1964)
Judith Lynn Portinga, Marysville High School senior, was named winner of a $500 college scholarship offered by Oregon-Nevada-California Motor Freight System. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Portinga, of Everett.

Kenneth Charles Jensen, Lake Stevens High School graduate and Everett Junior College student, had enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He was the son of Carol Weldon, of Lake Stevens, and Charles J. Jensen, of Granite Falls. Navy Recruiter Chief Ray Denton said that Jensen had scored in the top 3 percent in the Navy's intelligence test.

25 years ago (1989)
Scott Bond was named senior associate and administrator at Providence Hospital in Everett. He previously was an administrator at Virginia Mason in Seattle. Lynn R. Chase was named an assistant manager. She previously was a director at Providence in Anchorage, Alaska.

Justine Martin, of Alderwood Manor, tried whispering the secret word to Cousteau, one of 11 llamas her family owned, to get the animal to lie down at a meeting of the Llama Owners of Washington State at the fairgrounds in Monroe. Her mother, Elizabeth, said llamas could be easily house-trained and were often used for backpacking.

By Jack O'Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library

Story tags » Snohomish County history

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