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Looking Back — 101 Loop

The completion of the US Highway 101 “loop” drew a big crowd to the beach at Kalaloch on Aug. 28, 1931. Government dignitaries as well as members of the Quillayute, Queets, Quinault, Hoh and Makah tribes participated in the two-day celebration. The completed highway opened the Olympic Peninsula to automobile tourism for the first time. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit and submit it via the website’s feedback form.

100 years ago in the Washie

These stories were originally published in the Washingtonian 100 years ago this week. The “Washie,” Hoquiam’s paper, was published daily from 1903 to 1951 and for six more years as a weekly, folding in 1957. The stories are selected by Polson Museum Director John Larson and museum volunteer Sue Moyer.

Harbor dancers win at state contest

Grays Harbor dancers earned 47 gold, four silver and two bronze medals at the Washington Senior Games ballroom dance competition at the Olympia Senior Center July 12. Arlene Hoiland and Mark Van Hemert won a trophy for top solo performance for their Viennese Waltz. From left, Mark Swanson, Mary Anne Bagwell, Van Hemert, Hoiland, Scott Weyer and Jean Grunoe. Not pictured: Roseann Carpenter, Margaret Sherwood and Lenore Olson.

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Library hopes to “Spark a reaction”

The Timberland Regional Library summer 2014 program for teens plans to “Spark a Reaction” by bringing science, technology and creative construction to the forefront with hands-on experiences and book and web-based activities and events. Participation in all events and activities is free of charge.

Religion Events 6/28

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Senior Events 6/28

SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM: The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides fresh fruit and vegetables to lower-income seniors and supports local farming by increasing the use of farmers markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture. Produce is also purchased directly from farmers for delivery to seniors. The SFMNP is implemented in partnership with local Area Agencies on Aging and Senior Nutrition Program providers and is funded by State of Washington funds, some USDA funds and local area funds. This program operates from June through October on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Contact Coastal Community Action Program (CCAP) at (360) 533-5100 for more information and eligibility form.

Grays Harbor College announces top grads for 2014

Graduation for Grays Harbor College’s Class of 2014 takes place Friday evening outside on the main campus in Aberdeen. The ceremony starts at 7 p.m. The class includes more than 300 qualified graduates and approximately 150 are expected to participate in the traditional ceremony.