50 years ago (1964)
The Port Tavern and Café opens tomorrow at 2939 Bond St. across from the Great Northern depot. Madge Miller, former operator of the Dock, Hilltop and Delta taverns, was in charge. She recently closed the Dock, long a landmark on the waterfront. Miller would do most of the cooking at the Port.
Frances Phinney wrote a piece on the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Reeves, 827 Hoyt Ave. The custom house was built on the lot to take advantage of the view to the east. The exterior was buff Roman brick to wainscot height, with gray, lapped cedar siding above.
25 years ago (1989)
Everett Mutual Savings Bank proclaimed March 31 George Dorr Day. After 18 years with Everett Mutual, Dorr was retiring. He had climbed the bank’s career ladder up to vice president of the loan department. Co-workers admired his expertise, positive attitude and encouragement over the years.
Winning funds from a new state grant were the Gospel Mission for a 150-bed complex for transients and the homeless, and Mental Health Service of Snohomish County for a 20-unit apartment for the chronically mentally ill in Everett.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library