50 years ago (1964)
Ben Westmorland of the Everett unit of the United States Power Squadron had set up an eye-catching display in the window of a downtown bank. The material was draw attention to the safe boating campaign this week of power squadrons across the nation. In other waterfront news Al Watkins of American Tug Boat Co. reported that American crews had been busy loading barges for Alaska.
Ken Olson, new president of the Central Everett Lions Club, accepted the gavel from outgoing president Maury Hardy at installation ceremonies yesterday. Installing officer was the Rev. Harold Williams. Everett Central Lions held the first charter issued in Washington, Oregon and Idaho and was one of the largest clubs.
25 years ago (1989)
Everett’s Dean Standerfer won the Trophy Dash, first heat in the A Main race in the NASCAR Bombers class last Saturday night at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe.
Dave Jacobson of Marysville, Hugh Miller of Everett and Pete Brown of Monroe qualified the finals of the George Russell Memorial Tournament, a Pro Bowlers Association event at the Lake Bowl.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.