Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Dec 8th, 2011 9:47pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1961)

A show of drawings in charcoal, felt-tip pen, chalk and ink wash by Faye Hamilton, Everett artist, was now at First Federal Gallery. Hamilton said she liked the challenge of different mediums and planned to exhibit watercolors and oils later. She had studied at the University of Oregon and in Portland.

Pinehurst Degree of Honor Lodge was having a Christmas party and gift exchange in the lodge hall. Officers would be elected. Members were to take food for the Christmas basket. On the committee were Agnes Phipps, Verna Wolven, Bertha Wright and Eleanor Helms.

25 years ago (1986)

O. Dean Loper wrote a letter to the paper congratulating the downtown Everett merchants and the City of Everett for the best Christmas decorations and displays in several years. Particularly impressive was the lighted display at the intersection of Hewitt and Colby. Children enjoyed riding in the horse drawn surrey with Santa Claus.

Everett’s Luther Child Center was one of four children’s organizations to benefit from the GTE-Northwest Classic Senior’s Golf Tournament last summer. The Luther Center recently received a check for $15,000 from GTE president Paul Nolan.

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