Seems Like Yesterday

  • Tue May 1st, 2012 2:53pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Taking part in the presentation of flags at Loyalty Day observances yesterday at Clark Park were Charles Francy, commander of the Everett Barracks, Veterans of World War I; Z.D. Swanson, commander of Earl Faulkner American Legion Post; Park Superintendent John Hall and his assistant, Lee Nelson.

Bob Hill, Everett skindiver, held an anchor ring next to the 5-foot-tall ship’s anchor he found on the bottom of Puget Sound near Camano Island. He believed the anchor was from an old sailing ship.

25 years ago (1987)

Karen Bibb, a board member of the Northwest Children’s Foundation, headed the Gina Funes concert to benefit Luther Child Center, which would be held May 8 at the home of Helen Jackson.

Todd Larson was commissioned by Everett First Presbyterian Church as its first mission explorer. The goal of the program was to send young adults from the church to mission fields. A graduate of Stanford University, he left today for Nairobi, Kenya, where he would be working among the Masai people in health care and nutrition.

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