50 years ago (1964)
Flames roared through the cabin of Pacific Tow Boat’s tugboat Sea Duke at the craft’s last moorage on the Everett waterfront. The 50-year-old vessel was burned deliberately yesterday, as it had already been replaced. Walt Wallace, Pacific executive, said the tug was burned rather than dumped on the river jetty, where other hulks rested, because the jetty might one day be developed.
Frank Patterson presented plaques to four students honored as Boys and Girls of the Month by the Exchange Club. They were Dan Simmons, Ronald Kahns, Carole Granger and Jan Stephanson.
25 years ago (1989)
The Everett School District was planning to build a road along the west side of Everett Memorial Stadium to help alleviate traffic tie-ups after events there. It would connect the south parking lot with 38th and 39th streets. Plans also were to have the new road run one way northbound from the parking lot.
The Nippon Business Institute was presenting its How to Do Business With the Japanese seminar. It would be presented in the Parks Student Union Building on the campus of Everett Community College.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.