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Harbor Wholsale announces deal with Subway

Harbor Wholesale Foods, which originated in Aberdeeen but is now headquartered in Lacy, recently announced a five-year distribution agreement with Subway restaurants, serving 400-plus stores throughout western Washington and southeast Alaska. Harbor will deliver food products to franchise owners of the largest restaurant chain in the world from as far north as the Canadian border to as far south as Toledo, Wash.. The partnership means 28 additional people to support the new business, which is about a 10 percent increase in staff for the 92-year-old, family-owned company.

Learn how to stand a watch May 29 in Port Townsend

Maritime workers can learn how to stand a watch May 29 in Port Townsend in a workshop on navigation, radar, depth sounding — and when to wake your skipper. The Washington Sea Grant, the Northwest Maritime Center and WSU Jefferson County Extension will co-sponsor the workshop on basic watch standing. Topics covered will include:

New owners for Tully’s in Hoquiam

Greater Grays Harbor Inc. and local business leaders staged a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for the Tully’s Coffee in Hoquiam, under operation by new owners Prabhu Subramaniam and Anitha Swaminathan (Anitha Prabhu), who, along with their daughter, cut the ribbon.

Timberland reports fiscal first quarter results

Timberland Bancorp, Inc. has reported net income of $1.73 million, or 24 cents per diluted common share, for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31. This compares to$1.65 million, or 23 cents per share, for the previous quarter, and $1.41 million, or 20 cents per diluted common share, for the first fiscal quarter a year ago.

Timberland Bank donates $10,000 for flood relief

Timberland Bank President Mike Sand, right, presents a $10,000 check to community leader John Warring (middle) and Jim Daly, executive director of the Grays Harbor Community Foundation. The foundation has established an ad-hoc committee to administer funds received specifically for January 2015 storm relief efforts.

$50k grant to look at visitor center in Aberdeen

A $50,000 grant awarded to the City of Aberdeen will help fund the preliminary steps toward a new visitor center that would serve the entire Harbor. According to a statement from the state’s Department of Commerce, the Community Economic Revitalization Board awarded the money to go toward the city’s Gateway Center Redevelopment Project, a visitor information and enterprise center.