Seems Like Yesterday

  • Wed Mar 21st, 2012 8:12pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Barcott’s Paint and Glass was celebrating its 25th anniversary. Every preservative paint customer would receive a gift of a silver dollar with any gallon of preservative paint. Frank Barcott was president and Tom Callaghan vice president of the store, located at 2818 Hoyt Ave.

House of Values at 6220 Highway 99 was having its grand opening. Everett’s new complete discount department store would undersell those who wouldn’t be undersold. It was open to all, sold standard brands only, had double guarantees, had three ways to buy, and was open seven days week.

25 years ago (1987)

Dale C. Berry of Marysville received the 1987 Field Management Award from Mutual of Omaha and its life insurance affiliate, United of Omaha. The award was the highest middle management honor given by the companies. Berry was a unit manager for the Dar Clark Division office in Everett.

The Nock Point was opening in Mountlake Terrace on April 1. The business would carry archery equipment ranging from bows to camouflage clothing for the hunter. It would also feature indoor archery lanes with 20 shooting yards. Bill and Jody Hickey were the owners.

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