Seems Like Yesterday

  • Mon Feb 1st, 2010 10:27pm
  • Life

50 YEARS AGO (1960)

An announcement was made that Wesley Brown now was affiliated with the sales department of Simpson-Pontiac Motor Co. Brown, the son of a pioneer Everett family, came from Longview where he had spent the greater part of the past 25 years in the automotive field.

Rob Mahr was one of the disc jockeys at KRKO playing top 40 tunes. The top five songs this week were “He’ll Have To Go” by Jim Reeves, “Running Bear” by Johnny Preston, “What in the World’s Come Over You” by Jack Scott, “Where or When” by Dion &The Belmonts, and “Pretty Blue Eyes” by Steve Lawrence.

25 YEARS AGO (1985)

Diana Farison, an account clerk in the Everett city clerk’s office, received a $900 award from the city for her suggestion leading to changes in insurance procedures that saved the city about $40,000.

Dick Wallingford was the new president of the Tote’ums Good Sam R.V. Club. Other new officers included Ron Johnson, vice president; Penny Fix, secretary; and Jan Johnson, treasurer. All were from Everett.

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