50 years ago (1957)
Bill Gowen, city summer and recreation director, announced supervisor assignments. Len Rodland was in charge of activities at Garfield Park and Jack Bennett was returning to his post at Forest Park. Bob Crumbaugh would assist Norm Taylor at the playfield adjoining the Boys Club on 13th Street. Larry Hatch would work with Sgt. Frank Patterson at the city beach and School Patrol camp.
Mary Kay Pearson and Lyle Orstad, both of Everett, were named the top scholars of Everett Junior College’s Class of 1957 at graduation exercises. Pearson received a Savings bond and Orstad a brief case.
25 years ago (1982)
A Dale Preboski article told of a plan that would convert Washington School to apartments for senior citizens. Architect William Finley and Pioneer Savings Vice President Peggy Doph asked the school board for a year to study the feasibility of the project involving the 75-year-old building.
Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, the area’s largest prepaid health program, intended to open a medical center in Everett this coming December. It would be housed in the Casino Professional Center in the south end and include an outpatient clinic, laboratory and pharmacy.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library