Frances Harcus was retiring from the public health nursing staff of the County Health Department. Harcus, who was from a pioneer Everett family, resided at Priest Point. She was a 1909 Everett High graduate and had been at her job since 1934.
Six Everett Explorer Scouts attended the “Citizen Now” conference at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., last week. The boys were Jim Reynolds, James Cull, Larry Bower, Cliff Shaw, Jim Buckman and Roger Weiss.
Ray Stephanson, customer service manager for General Telephone, announced his candidacy for Position 3 on the Everett City Council. A lifetime resident of Everett, Stephanson noted the need for the revitalization of the downtown area and more police protection in the south end.
It looked like a fireworks show when 15 cars of a freight train derailed as they crossed the bridge at the mountain community of Index. The Burlington Northern train derailed in three places. Two cars carrying autos tipped over just west of the bridge over the North Fork of the Skykomish River.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library