Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Feb 9th, 2012 8:34pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Cliff Nelson of the Snohomish County Human Society and his aide Edwin Knipfer came to the rescue at 628 61st St. A six-month-old gray, black and white kitty was some 70 feet up a fir tree and its caterwauls weren’t appreciated by the neighborhood. Nelson climbed the tree to get the cat.

Wilma Thorne scored a 28 to lead the second division and the field at Everett Golf and Country Club ladies day play on eclectic nine yesterday. Sue Everett’s 28½ was best in the first division. Others who placed were Sadie Swartz, Christine Westrom, Lola Williams and Chloe Stoddard.

25 years ago (1987)

County school districts hired a lobbyist to make sure they got their fare share of construction dollars if the Navy built in Everett. Consultant Don Rider, former Everett School District board member, was hired for the legislative session, according to Paul Sjunnesen, deputy superintendent in Everett.

There were gillnets in the Stillaguamish River last week after tribal commercial steelhead fisheries were through for the winter season. Stillaguamish tribal biologist John Drott said a test fishery was run to gather winter steelhead run-timing and age-composition data. All fish were released.

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