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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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BACKSTROM, a diminutive, 45-year-old housewife from Hoquiam, Washington, was captured in this photo receiving her tuned Colt Model 1911A1 from then-Staff Sergeant Paul Blazejowski, a legendary match armorer for the Marine Corps Pistol Team.
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5 million in financing for Pacific Care Center, a 118-bed SNF in Hoquiam, Washington.
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.
Office Depot further boosted the state's sustainability efforts by assuming responsibility for the state's bulk paper program and agreeing to offer on contract 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper from Grays Harbor Paper, a locally-owned and operated paper mill in Hoquiam, Washington.
Headquartered in the Port of Grays Harbor in Hoquiam, Washington, Paneltech (now Charleston) is committed to its community, which is nestled between the beautifully rugged Pacific Coast and the lush Olympic Rainforest, a primeval wilderness sanctuary for a stunning variety of plants and wildlife.
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mill in Hoquiam, Washington plans to begin purchasing Halsey pulp during the fourth quarter of 1993, with tonnage expected to reach an annual rate of 100,000 tons or more by early 1994, when a second paper machine is operating.