50 YEARS AGO (1958)
Everett city commissioners unanimously appointed Hans Anderson to a second five-year term as a member of the Everett Park Board. Anderson, representing the Riverside Commercial Club, was reappointed on the recommendation of George Gebert, commissioner of public works.
Turkeys were 35 cents a pound, cranberries were 35 cents for two packages and yams were 25 cents for three pounds at the Serve-U stores “where better values were a ‘buy word.’” They were McKinnon’s Serve-U Store at 3402 Broadway and Anderson’s Serve-U Market in Anderson’s Shopping Center at Intercity.
25 YEARS AGO (1983)
It wasn’t a rocket ship on a waterborne launching pad that suddenly appeared on Port Gardner Bay yesterday afternoon. Instead it was semi-submersible offshore drilling unit owned by an Alaskan firm. Visible from Rucker Hill and along Pacific Avenue, some wondered how long it would be there.
Parity appeared to have found a home in the upcoming Western Conference AAA high school boys basketball race. Marysville-Pilchuck was up to the challenge. Tomahawk starters were Bob Strand, Keith Brashler, Clark Easterbrook, dean Martin and Dean Weitenhagen.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library