50 years ago (1964)
Everett’s downtown improvement program received a tremendous push today with announcement of finalized plans for a giant new bank and office at Hewitt and Colby by Henry Dahl Jr., vice president and manager of Everett division, Seattle-First National Bank. The new seven story structure, to be the city’s tallest, would be 128 feet higher than the five-story building it was replacing.
Robert LaGrandeur, Snohomish County PUD official, was elected president of the Associated Retail Credit Managers of Everett. He succeeded Harold Whiton in the position. Other new officers were Ruth Domrude, vice president, and Helen B. Sawyers, secretary-treasurer. Board members were Hal Whiton, Alice Ratcliff, Thane Anderson and W.H. Ross.
25 years ago (1989)
Thomas E. Lamoureux had been appointed executive director at the Marysville Chamber of Commerce. Lamoureux was previously director of membership services with the Everett Chamber of Commerce.
Cascadian Plaza was under construction at 3915 Colby. This new residence consisted of studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments that would available for occupancy in June and would provide all services. Ted and Shirley Harchenko were the owners.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.