Seems Like Yesterday

  • Sun Jul 15th, 2012 3:06pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Fred Sievers, of 701 35th St., glanced through his Peace Corps handbook before he left for his two-year assignment in Sierra Leone. He would have three months preliminary training at the University of Maine before leaving for the small country on the west coast of Africa.

Members of Sunnycrest Grange last week voted to accept Richard E. Fuller and Bonita Fuller as members. Paulwyno Hellums, master, reported on the State Grange convention last month in Bellingham. Plans were made to hold the annual picnic at the summer home of Lyle and Florence Woods on Lake Bosworth.

25 years ago (1987)

Snohomish County signed an agreement with Everett and Mukilteo that could lead to construction of a road touted as a gateway to future business development north of Paine Field. The new Paine Field Boulevard would connect Seaway Boulevard and Mukilteo Speedway. Scott Camp of the county said possible routes would be studied.

Tomasz Kolodziejek, a 1987 gradate of Cascade High School, tied for second place in the Young Artists Division of the Pacific International Piano Competition in Olympia last weekend.

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