Seems Like Yesterday

  • Sunday, April 29, 2012 3:08pm
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50 years ago (1962)

The Snohomish County Boys Club was sponsoring ceramics works under the direction of Winifred Rodland. Jean Ringen was arts and crafts director at the club, 12th St. and Rainier Ave. Greenware on display was cast in some of the molds the club had available.

More than 70 firefighters from Arlington, Bryant, Silvana and the U.S. Naval radio station at Jim Creek fought to prevent a mammoth fire from consuming the town of Arlington two nights back. The fire began at the hay warehouse of the Murphy Feed Co. and destroyed the building.

25 years ago (1987)

The Business Women’s conference Celebration ‘87 was being held at the Everett Pacific Hotel. Keynote speakers were Ursula Bacon, publisher and morning speaker; Marilyn Grey, management consultant and luncheon speaker; and Carole Hyatt, author and afternoon speakers.

Chic’s Furniture on Olympic View Dr. in Perrinville advertised fine furniture manufacturing for more than 35 years. They offered $100 off any sofa, demi-sofa, loveseat or sleeper and $150 off any sectional. Shoppers could visit their factory and see how furniture was made.

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

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