Community turns out to celebrate The Packet anniversary
Bette Britt and Packet co-founder Gayle Durnbaugh
At The Weekly Packet’s 50th Anniversary celebration Thursday, December 2, owner Nat Barrows paid special tribute to long time news reporter Bette Britt, left, and Packet co-founder Gayle Durnbaugh. Not only were both women there for the first ever Packet publication, but both still write for the paper regularly.
Sue Duffy and Mikey Bannister
Sue Duffy and Mikey Bannister pause to take a look at a special 32-page supplement created to mark the occasion.
Gayle Durnbaugh shows photos
The Packet co-founder Gayle Durnbaugh shows a few of the 150 people who attended the newspaper’s 50th anniversary celebration a selection of community photos taken by her late husband and co-founder Jerry Durnbaugh.