Seems Like Yesterday

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50 YEARS AGO (1959)

Winners at the Air Force Base Bridge Club’s contract tournament were Betty Ann White and Enar Erickson, Mickey Ronken and Betty LeGros, Maud Call and Rene Boyer, Eva Herriott and Vida Schneider, and Mildred Witmer and Lillian Gelenaw.

The Snohomish County Easter Seal Society announced that it awarded a $250 scholarship to Jean Lindmark, 4122 Hoyt Ave., to assist her in majoring in occupational therapy in college. Lindmark graduated from Everett High School in June.

25 YEARS AGO (1984)

Navy Lt. Michael Drain of Everett was singled out by the U.S. Navy League as one of four supply corps officers making “the most significant contributions to the supply readiness of our operating naval forces for 1983.” He would be honored this fall at a League luncheon in Washington, D.C.

Peggy Johnson was appointed to the Arlington School Board to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Alyce Gustafson. Johnson, a legal secretary in Everett, had a 6-year-old daughter in the school system. She was chosen from among four candidates by the four members of the school board.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library

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