50 years ago (1964)
Cora Sponek of the Visiting Nurses Association accepted a check from Dr. Bruce B. Lamus, representing the Washington State Heart Association, to cover her expenses when she attended a four-week course in rehabilitation nursing at Rancho Los Amigo Hospital in Downey, Calif.
The National Association of Biology Teachers named Steve Smith as Washington state’s outstanding biology teacher. Smith had been teaching biology at Snohomish High School for 39 years. The award was announced by Superintendent Hal Moe.
25 years ago (1989)
Susan Russell, Snohomish High School art teacher, won the top honor in her field. The Washington Art Education Association named her the 1988-89 “Washington Art Educator of the Year.” Her name now went on to be nominated for the national award in 1990.
The Everett Eagles Sportsmen’s Club was hosting its popular free fishing derby on Silver Lake for youngsters 7 through 14 this Saturday. Headquarters and weigh-in would be at the park. Registration could be done at Everett Eagles, Jerry’s Surplus, Olson’s Foods or Everett Parks and Recreation.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library