50 years ago (1962)
Lynette Liffrig’s second graders at Silver Lake School were completing an assignment in writing. First and second graders used manuscript exclusively, with the change to cursive in third grades. Students included right-hander Patty Stubbs and left-hander Kevin Price.
Pilchuck Riders 4-H Club were to hold a playday inside at Skyline Arena on Sunday. Leaders of the Pilchuck Riders were Mr. and Mrs. Max Ford, Ester Murphy, Donna White and Al Sturlagson.
25 years ago (1987)
After more than 15 years on the branch, Judge Dennis Britt said he was timing his retirement with the elections next year so that whoever succeeded him had to win the voters’ approval. While on the bench Judge Britt had earned top rankings by attorneys.
General Telephone Company of the Northwest Inc. was to start the new year with its new name GTE Northwest. It was a subsidiary of the GTE Corp. The company served nearly 800,000 customers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Northern California and western Montana.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library