Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Jun 19th, 2014 9:06am
  • News

50 years ago (1964)

Seven more Everett purse-seiners were casting off their Fourteenth Street mooring tomorrow evening to set off for Southeast Alaska. The contingent included Mike Borovina in the Emblem, John Borovina Jr. in the St. Francis, Andrew Joncich in the Erik, Paul M. Martinis in the Souvenir, Richard Leese in the Solta, Robert Rome in the Jimmy Boy and Stanley Rome in the Cape Ulitka.

Five matters qualified for the Washington State Jaycee’s Tennis Tournament to be held this coming weekend in Everett. They were Tom Young, George Pappas, Mary McCrea, Kit Young and Ruthie Westover.

25 years ago (1989)

Don and Barb Foley of Marysville took a spin in Legion Memorial Park in Everett on their new Edmonds-built Counterpoint tandem bicycle. They saddled up at a meeting of B.I.K.E.S., (Bicyclists Ideal Kinematic Exploration Society). More information about the group was available on their “Ride Line.”

Christopher Anderson, 6, of Everett made a close-up inspection of a recently dedicated sculpture, “Locals,” at Olympic Beach Park on the Edmonds waterfront. The bronze centennial project by artist Georgia Gerber was purchased by the Edmonds Arts Festival and the Arts Festival Museum.

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