50 years ago (1963)
Comprising the staff of First Federal Savings in Everett were Robert M. Humphrey, Dallas R. Olson, Irene Patch, Ardelle Engstrom, Judy Weitenhagen, Nancy Anderson, Stanley Lee, Marily Pratt, Luthean Cooper, Shirley McGlothern, Bertha Enger, Barbara Wade, Charlotte Staihar and Evelyn VanBodegraven.
Among the advertisers in the Brighter Broadway section were Al’s Auto Supply, Duffy Drugs, Furniture City, Fosket’s, Morney’s Market &Delicatessen, Blue Moon Tavern, Rip’s Café and Van Winkle Motel, Broadway Bakery, Ray’s Delicatessen, Carter’s Drug, Stadium Market, Olsen Motors, Stowell Lumber, Martin’s Building Supply, White Spot Café. Laraway’s, Cascade Bottling and Bartholomew-Nichols Signal Oil.
25 years ago (1988)
General Hospital Medical Center of Everett was one of five Northwest hospitals that would test a transportable biliary lithotripsy mechanism, a machine that crumbled gallstones using sound waves. It was similar to machines that were used to dissolve kidney stones, allowing patients to avoid the scalpel.
Arthur George, of 18908 Olympic Drive in Edmonds, straddled his ladder and tacked up his Christmas lights for the 35th year in a row.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library