Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Apr 26th, 2012 8:35pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Phyllis Dickey, Marine Cea and Ruth Douglas were looking for 27 people whose whereabouts were unknown. The ladies were helping plan the reunion of Everett High School’s classes of 1936½ and 1937 and were hoping to locate their lost classmates.

A windstorm howled its way out of the south today causing all kinds of havoc. Power and communication systems were disrupted. The city lost two venerable old chestnuts. One was one of a pair at the main entrance to the Snohomish County Courthouse. The other was on the southeast corner of Pacific and Kromer avenues.

25 years ago (1987)

Olson’s foods was honored for its outstanding efforts in promoting and merchandising lamb by the Washington and American Lambs Councils. The grocery chain was one of the top retailers in the region.

Charles M. James was named vice president of sales and marketing at Seattle Steel Inc. James was a native of Marysville. Another promotion went to David Van Zile from financial consultant to assistant manager of the Lynnwood office of Merrill Lynch, located in the Fisher Business Center.

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