50 years ago (1962)
Singing of the glories of the pancakes were a passel of cooks preparing for the annual pancake feed Everett Kiwanis Club was to serve at the Masonic Temple. Hitting the doughs, at the top and bottom of the scale were Mayor George Gebert, Rollie Berry, Emerson Elder, Eldon Schalka and Clark Salisbury. Receipts would make for a sweeter world.
Elections of officers highlighted the first meeting of the Bethany Temple Men’s Fellowship organization at the Alpine Cafeteria. John Zysette was elected president succeeding Bud Vrieling. Other new officers included Monte Ness, vice president and Arlan Hatloe, secretary-treasurer.
25 years ago (1987)
In a move to ease a worsening water crisis, Edmonds was switching to exclusive use of Everett-supplied water. Normally about a third of its supply came from Seattle, which had a severe shortage. The rest came from the Alderwood Water District, which purchased its water from Everett.
Anne Larson of Everett and Peter Gradwohl of Mountlake Terrace were members of the Pacific Lutheran University homecoming royal court over the weekend as candidates for homecoming queen and king. Both were sophomores.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.