50 years ago (1961)
The boards of First National Bank of Everett and Seattle-First National Bank jointly announced today a merger. Williams Jenkins, president of the Everett bank, would become an executive vice president at Seattle-First and manager of the eight Snohomish County branches.
John Lewis Anderson, 5, of Granite Falls, proudly displayed a king salmon weighing more than 26 pounds. He caught it at Mission Bar, and was the only one in his family to get a strike.
25 years ago (1986)
A Herald article recalled the early days of Paine Field, formerly a field that was virtually fog-free when other areas were not. A 1930s FDR Depression recovery project spawned what was to become the field. Everett banker Ted Bowden convinced county commissioners and federal officials that there should be a county airport on the sunny south side of town.
The public was invited to drop by an open house and discover a quality home owned by Carol Robinson and constructed by Barbie Homes Inc. The “Springbrook” featured 2,500 square feet of space including a full daylight basement and a two-car garage. It was located at 5902 Larimer Road in Lowell.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library