Hoquiam

Hoquiam

(hō`kwēəm), city (1990 pop. 8,972), Grays Harbor co., W Wash., on Grays Harbor; inc. 1890. With its twin city, AberdeenAberdeen
. 1 Town (1990 pop. 13,087), Harford co., NE Md., in a farm region; inc. 1892. Just south, on Chesapeake Bay, is the U.S. army's huge Aberdeen Proving Ground, a major research, development, and testing installation and site of the army ordnance center and school.
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 (3,) it has fishing, shellfishing, lumbering, wood products, paper, cranberry, and tourist industries. Wood and paper products and lumbering, long the local economic mainstays, have declined since the late 20th cent. Olympic National Park (see under Olympic Mts.Olympic Mountains,
highest part of the Coast Ranges, on the Olympic Peninsula, NW Wash. Mt. Olympus (7,965 ft/2,427 m) is the highest point in the mountains, which are composed mainly of sedimentary rock.
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) is to the north.
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Historically Aberdeen and Hoquiam were competing lumber towns with rival high school football teams.
The Simpson Avenue Bridge, which spans the Hoquiam River, was last painted 22 years ago in 1992.
7 million total), Arkansas Bankers' Bank of Little Rock ($750,000) and Timberland Bank of Hoquiam, Wash.
Amber Brewer, 46, of Hoquiam, is a road construction flagger.
biodiesel industry, including Seattle-based Imperium Renewables, which operates one of the largest biodiesel refineries in the country in Hoquiam, Wash.
The company will supply the super degummed feedstock through truck to Imperium s refinery in Hoquiam.
Dead are Mary Irene Johnson, 51, of Hoodsport and Richard Lee Bieniek, 52, of Hoquiam.
The Bank operates branches in the state of Washington in Hoquiam, Aberdeen, Ocean Shores, Montesano, Elma, Lacey, Tumwater, Olympia, Yelm, Puyallup, Edgewood, Tacoma, Bethel Station (Spanaway), Gig Harbor, Silverdale, Poulsbo, Auburn, Chehalis, Winlock and Toledo.
gain) day-hike by Grays Harbor Olympians into old-growth forest in steep, rugged, virtually unloggable canyons 45 miles north of Hoquiam in the proposed Col.
Born and raised in Hoquiam, Washington, Drugge currently serves on the Franciscan Foundation finance committee and has served on the boards of City of Puyallup Parks and Recreation, Comprehensive Mental Health, Red Cross, World Trade Center, Puyallup Cal Ripken Baseball, YMCA and many other community organizations.
RailAmerica, Regional railroad operator told Port of Grays Harbor commissioners that it is postponing current plans to set up a coal storage and export facility at the port's Terminal 3 in Hoquiam.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Matthew of Cottage Grove; a daughter, Nicole Stoken of Hoquiam, Wash.