50 years ago (1964)
Clifford Bailey of Snohomish and Robert E. March of Everett were elected to the advisory board of the Everett division of Seattle-First National Bank, it was announced today by Chairman William Jenkins following a monthly meeting of the board of directors.
William J. Booth would be installed as master of Kadosh of Everett Consistory, Scottish Rite Masons on Friday. Installation ceremonies, to be held in the Scottish Rite Temple, Oakes Avenue and Wall Street, would be conducted by Arlo Silliman, assisted by Nils Rasmussen.
25 years ago (1989)
Two Lynnwood apartment complexes had ads in the paper. Colony Cove invited renters to take a look since they had spent $500,000, evicted 100 tenants, had new management, had become very nice and planned to do more. Stonegate Park was brand new. Those moving in during January paid only half for their first month.
Fast food marketers, always looking for a way to draw in more customers, had made a discovery. National chains were faring better when they were clustered with other familiar brands. For example Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell were being test-marketed in one location.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library