Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1964)

Everett Trust and Savings Bank was to build a new branch office in Snohomish at the city limits on a tract of land at Larson Road and Highway 1-A that also would be the site for a new supermarket and several other new businesses. The bank manager hadn’t been appointed, according to Everett Trust President Robert Young.

Shannon Dal Shattuck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Shattuck, 6202 Rockefeller Ave., was a year old today. Grandparents were Mr. and Mr. Henry Grove and Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Shattuck, all of Everett. Great-grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. George Visser of Everett.

25 years ago (1989)

Lake Stevens was celebrating its 25th annual Aquafest with parades, raffles and competitions this weekend. Jim Mitchell was selling chances on his 1950 Chevrolet four-door sedan to benefit the Lake Stevens Historical Society. John Curtis flailed to the finish in the 9- to 12-year-old division of the alligator race.

It was time to axe the axe! Energy Innovations on Lewis Street in downtown Monroe advertised Whitfield clean-burning pellet stoves and inserts. Pellet stoves were easier to use than traditional wood stoves and didn’t create creosote buildup.

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

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