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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We're going to implement some aggressive measures to try to get out in front of it," says Mike Parker, superintendent of the 1,600-student Hoquiam School District in rural Washington state.
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Hoquiam, which neighbors Kurt Cobain's actual hometown, did this in celebration of the band's ascension into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Sky News reported.
was founded in 1915 and is based in Hoquiam, Washington.
Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam opposed the measure, saying he fears that the bill is the first of many that would lower drinking ages and expand access to alcohol.
He was later tapped by Skinner to serve with him on the Navy's second integrated vessel, the USS Hoquiam, which operated in the Aleutian Islands.
a family-owned agricultural firm headquartered in Hoquiam, Wash.
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