The Grays Harbor Pulp & Paper Co. mill was completed in 1928 and the first shipment of pulp left for Kalamazoo, Mich., on Oct. 11 of that year. If you have more information on this photo or others from this feature, visit www.jonesphotocollection.com and submit it via the website’s feedback form.
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McDermoth Elementary School’s new ASB officers are pictured outside the school in early February. The officers are, from left, President Camryn Hover, Vice President Kirsten Gay, Sergeant at Arms Khianna Barreras, Secretary Shayla Johnson-Pruett and Treasurer Karter Downs.
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Smart Driver, formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Course, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, March 12 and 13 at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Senior citizens completing the course may qualify for reductions in their auto insurance. The cost is $20 per person/$15 for AARP members. For more information and to pre-register, call Dan or Lorene Burns at 538-1440.
The Elma School District Special Services Office is preparing to destroy all special education records for prior students who were born in 1985.
The Elma High School Competition Dance and Drill Team took second place at the Capital High School Dance Invitational March 1.
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Remember that Christmas song we sometimes sing? “O come, O come Emmanuel”? The gospel of Matthew introduces Jesus in the very first chapter as “Emmanuel” and, in the Hebrew, it means “God with us.” So, according to Matthew, God comes to us in Jesus, in this wandering teacher from northern Palestine, from a place called Galilee.
LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS WORKSHOP: Sea Mar Community Health Centers, in collaboration with The Olympic Area Agency on Aging, has scheduled a FREE Workshop open to the public: Living Well With Chronic Conditions, to be held one day a week (Mondays, 2.5 hours, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) for six consecutive weeks beginning Monday, March 3 and continuing March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7 at the Sea Mar Health Care Center, 1813 Sumner Ave., Aberdeen in their Conference Room. The workshop will be taught by two trained leaders. All of the materials individuals will be using were developed by Stanford University’s Chronic Disease-Self Management Program. This program is designed to help individuals who suffer from a chronic condition, including diabetes, asthma, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis, and hypertension just to name a few; to lessen their stress and frustration, manage symptoms, and deal with fatigue. Those caring for a loved one with a chronic condition may benefit from this workshop also. Each participant will have access to a ‘Living Well With Chronic Conditions’ book. The goal of the program is to help you live a healthy life with your chronic conditions by managing your symptoms. Space for the workshop is limited so please register early. For more information and registration, please call (360) 538-2457 or 1-866-582-1487. The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities can be arranged with advance 7 day notice by calling Karna McCarthy at 1-866-582-1487 or (360) 538-2457 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The new Central Park ASB officers are pictured on the school playground on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Pictured are, front row from left, secretary Skyler Taylor, member at large Malaki Osbekoff-Burgess, treasurer Emma Green and back row from left, Zoey Evans, president Nayeli Morris and member at large Tydus Morrow.
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The American Red Cross, Pacific NW Region has announced five blood drives for the Grays Harbor area in March.
The 2014 Elma Parent Booster Club will host “2014 Moonlight Dance” — a father-daughter dance — on Saturday, March 8 at Elma High School.