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Amanda Park library building to get repairs

The Amanda Park Timberland Library will close for structural repairs on Saturday, July 16. Thanks to a partnership with the Lake Quinault School District, the library will move to a temporary space in the school district building beginning Tuesday, July 19. Construction should be completed this October.

Three local women compete for Miss Washington title

The Harbor will be well represented at the Miss Washington pageant this coming weekend in Burien. In addition to Miss Grays Harbor, two other contestants — Miss Thurston County and Miss Rainier — have strong ties to the Harbor. Eighteen pageant winners from across the state will vie for the title of Miss Washington and a shot at the Miss America title.

Quinault Indian Nation now title sponsor for Washington Coast Works business competition

Washington Coast Works is pleased to announce the Quinault Indian Nation as the title sponsor for the 2016 Sustainable Small Business Competition. This year’s business training is under way and will conclude July 22-24 during the entrepreneurship summit at the Olympic Natural Resource Center in Forks. At the summit, participants will develop their presentation pitch and polish their business plans for a chance to vie for up to $20,000 in start-up financing. Winners will be announced in October.

Pharmacy opens in McCleary

After 15 years, McCleary citizens again have the convenience of a local pharmacy in town. The McCleary HealthMart Pharmacy opened its doors on Wednesday, May 25, and had a steady flow of customers from the get go.

Cascadia Rising aims to communicate, build trust

The scenario: Communities now are reduced to islands — bridges along the major highways all have crumbled or been compromised to the point of becoming impassable. First responders (firemen, police officers, EMTs) on whom residents rely to arrive merely moments after catastrophe are suffering the same catastrophe; their own lives are in danger, their own families are stranded, their own property is destroyed.