Seems Like Yesterday

  • Sun Aug 29th, 2010 10:18pm
  • Life

50 YEARS AGO (1960)

President Jack Otto called a meeting of Marysville Kiwanians who would assist with the Lake Goodwin Races. The inboard races would have a larger field than in previous races, according to Ray Treichel. Tony McKinnon was chairman of the meet with assistance from Earl Williamson.

Polio shots would be given each Wednesday at the site of the proposed Stevens Memorial Hospital. The service was sponsored by the nurses unit of the hospital auxiliary.

25 YEARS AGO (1985)

Attempts to restore the hulk of the sloop Equator, which Robert Louis Stevenson once sailed to the Pacific Islands, got a boost when an Everett City Council committee endorsed a $50,000 grant. Budget committee chair Dale Pope said the group voted unanimously to support the request by Mayor Bill Moore.

Snohomish County PUD commissioners were considering a plan for a district council that might streamline administrative control, attract legal skills and give policy makers quicker access to centralized services.

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