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Looking Back — The Sport Shop

The Sport Shop, owned by Frank C. and J. R. Ladley, was a one-stop shop for “sporting goods, cigars, tobaccos, fancy wines & Cafe in connection.” With the small exception of a Puyallup Fair ad, every other placard in the window is selling tobacco. Once located at 408 8th Street in Hoquiam across from what is now the Bank of the Pacific, it eventually fell to Urban Renewal in the 1970s. But in August 1949 it was still “The Sportsman’s Home.” If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit and submit it via the websites feedback form.

New lineup, venue for coastal lectures

The Coastal Interpretive Center Board has set new lectures for the 2014-15 Glimpses Series, which includes five lectures on the first Wednesday of the month. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the talks will take place at Ocean Beach Roasters, 841 Pt. Brown Ave.

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Looking Back — Heron and H streets

Aberdeen’s East Heron and H streets in 1934. This block looks very different today. Most of the buildings are gone as are the trolley tracks running down Heron Street. It was said that when the Chehalis Bridge was opened in 1956 the noise from the traffic made the Finch Building difficult to work in and it eventually emptied. It languished for years and despite some efforts to save it, it was finally torn down in 1999. Jay’s Farm Stand has recently relocated to part of the space. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit and submit it via the websites feedback form.

Sneior Events 9/20

LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS: Sea Mar Community Health Center, in collaboration with Olympic Area Agency on Aging, has scheduled 2 FREE workshops open to the public: “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Diabetes Self-Management. Each of these Workshops will be held in the Sea Mar first floor conference room, 1813 Sumner Avenue in Aberdeen. The Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshop will began Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 pm. This workshop will continue each Monday for six weeks ending on Oct. 13. Any individual suffering from a chronic condition such as asthma, heart disease, chronic pain, and arthritis just to name a few, will benefit from attending the classes. The Diabetes Self-Management Workshop began Sept. 11 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. It will continue each Thursday for six weeks ending on Oct. 16. This workshop will focus on individuals who suffer from a chronic condition related to Diabetes. These workshops are designed to help lessen stress and frustration and help manage symptoms. The workshops 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. Those caring for a loved one with a Chronic Condition may benefit from the workshops also. For more information and to register for either workshop, call 538-2457 or toll free at 1-866-582-1487. The meeting sites are accessible to persons with disabilities and reasonable accommodations can be arranged when registering with advance seven-day notice.