Seems Like Yesterday

  • Wed Feb 26th, 2014 1:01pm
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50 years ago (1964)

Gary Haynes, of Everett and a member of the Whitman College wrestling team, recently moved from the 167-pound bracket all the way up to the 191-slot. In the afternoon matches at the Northwest Conference wrestling tournament, the freshman pinned the favored 191-pound entry from Lewis and Clark of Portland.

Flying A stations were having a tire sale. Participating Everett dealers were Browning’s Service, Pacific and Colby; Art’s Flying A, Hoyt and Wall; Spur’s Flying A, 25th and Broadway; Baxter’s Service, 22nd and Broadway; Langdon’s Flying A, 48th and Evergreen; Boulevard Service, Mukilteo Boulevard and Dogwood, and Five Star Service, Highway 99 and Broadway cutoff.

25 years ago (1989)

April Torkkola said that they usually waited until spring but the kids wanted to wash the car today, as she washed her son Adam’s hand with the icy water. She wasn’t alone as residents all over the area took advantage of the sunny weather to hose winter grime off their vehicles.

Dallas Finnell &Co. was now open at 3224 Wetmore and providing counsel to nonprofit organizations concerning fundraising. Owner Dallas G. Finnell was formerly president and executive director of the General Hospital Foundation.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library