Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:59pm
  • Life

50 YEARS AGO (1959)

Today’s Herald and the community paid special tribute to Simpson Paper, which had just completed a $4 million revamping of its Lowell mill.

Ronald Kincaid showed a real interest in the four golden seahorses that now swam in a tank at the Seahorse Restaurant in Mukilteo. Charles Wilkes, owner and operator of the cafe, had the seahorses shipped from Hong Kong.

25 YEARS AGO (1984)

More than 300 people gathered for Memorial Day at Evergreen Cemetery to pay tribute to soldiers who gave their lives and to the the late Sen. Henry M. Jackson of Everett, who died Sept. 1. A permanent monument for Jackson’s grave was dedicated during the Memorial Day program.

James Matthews of Stanwood was one of several Washington writers selected as the authors of the best books published in the state during the previous year. His book, “Voices: A Life of Frank O’Connor,” was one of 12 works to be honored.

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

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