Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Mar 22nd, 2012 4:58pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Parker Williams, William Hulbert and Crosby Pendleton, three well-known Everett men, jointly purchased a building in the 3000 block of Colby Ave. from the Culmback estate. No changes in tenants were scheduled. The building at present was occupied by state Employment Security Department, Werner Realty and Haskell Corp. Western Washington Indian Agency used a portion of the basement.

Of interest to those who expected to be participating in the tourist business expected for Century 21 was the routing of traffic suggested by the magazine Better Camping. The publication suggested that traffic coming from the East go from Spokane to Everett along U.S. 2 in order to see many of the leading sights of the state.

25 years ago (1987)

Barbara Amos had been promoted to assistant vice president at Pioneer First Federal Savings Bank in Lynnwood. Prior to the Lynnwood assignment she was branch manager in Factoria.

Arnie Stenseth of Mountlake Terrace was joining the staff of Guthrie and Associates as an account executive on April 1. He was leaving his position as public relations and marketing manager for North Puget Sound Operation Improvement.

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