Barbara Jean Nichols, a graduate of Everett General Hospital School of Nursing, helped build Boeing warplanes during World War II and served as a nurse in the Korean War and in Vietnam. Now 95, she is featured in a Legacy Washington exhibit in Olympia. (Brian Zylstra / Office of Secretary of State)

Army nurse from Everett has vivid memories of ‘forgotten war’

Barbara Jean Nichols, 95, served near the front lines in Korea and Vietnam, and in Germany.

You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

More in Local News

Both sides of gun debate agree on one thing

The Alliance for Gun Responsibility and the NRA are each suing to rewrite the measure on restrictions.

Roadwork by Edmonds-Woodway High School will end this summer

The project aims to improve traffic flow as well as make travel safer for cyclists.

More parents oppose changes to Everett school boundaries

The changes would move more than 150 students from Mill Creek to Penny Creek.

Man struck in Marysville after reportedly lying in road

He suffered life-threatening injuries after a vehicle hit him early Wednesday morning.

Police: Fight outside Everett bar leads to gunshots

No victims or suspects were found, just shell casings and 2 damaged vehicles.

Trio arrested after fleeing police in stolen vehicle

They drove northbound in the southbound lanes of I-5 during the pursuit near Lynnwood.

Burglary suspect given away by oily footprints

Police track her to a bathroom of a home she reportedly broke into.

Work begins on new Stanwood high school

A public groundbreaking ceremony is set for Wednesday, with work preparing the site starting in June.

Prosecutor declines to charge Langley chief in use of force

However, the Island County prosecutor called the police chief’s actions during an arrest “disturbing.”

Most Read