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.
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The City of Aberdeen will close the 200 block of South I Street, the 100 block and 200 block of South Broadway and the 100 block and 200 block of North Broadway starting at 6 a.m. until around 6 p.m. on Saturday July 26.
Wishkah Valley School second semester honor roll
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.
The Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals (HAVA) is hosting a spaghetti feed and karaoke Saturday, July 19, at the Raymond Elks. Dinner will be served from 6-8 p.m., with singing to follow.
Food and drink will be available again around the clock on Grays Harbor when Denny’s Restaurant on Heron Street reopens in mid-August.
Delays and temporary road closures will affect the west side of Aberdeen from July 21-31. The city is resurfacing areas that lead to the hospital.
Grays Harbor College spring quarter honor roll
Aberdeen High School, Class of 1984 has scheduled its 30-year class reunion for the weekend of Sept. 19.
Hoquiam High School third quarter honor roll
Grays Harbor Lighthouse in Westport will celebrate National Lighthouse Day on Aug. 7 by waving $5 admission, Julie Smith, administrative assistant said Monday.
The Friends of the Aberdeen Museum are accepting nominations for their annual Harborite of the Year Award.
Fires will grace both banks of the Chehalis River in Aberdeen for the second year in a row as the Lower Chehalis Potlatch is held Saturday, July 19, beginning at 5 p.m., organizer Brian Little said.
Vacation Bible School