• Interstate Bicyclers Parky’s Peddlers Leaving Hoquiam Today

    HOQUIAM, Wash. – Parky’s Peddlers are heading out from Hoquiam this morning on their 10 day bicycle trip from Canada to San Fransico. Parky’s Peddlers is a group of people committed to help the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. The group was welcomed by a barbeque dinner at the Hoquiam River RV Park off of Highway 101 last night, and will be peddling south from Hoquiam today so drive safe and watch for extra bicycles.
    Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the brain that leads to shaking (tremors) and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination.
    Locally, a Grays Harbor Parkinson’s Support Group has just started. Patients and caregivers meet on the last Tuesday of every month at the Hoquiam Library downstairs meeting room from 6 pm to 7 pm. If you want more information, please contact Bob Martin or Betsy Seidel at 360-533-5968.

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    Grays Harbor Parkinson’s Support Group
    Hoquiam, Washington
    Meets at Hoquiam Library, downstairs meeting room 427 7th St. Hoquiam
    Meets on Last Tuesday of the month at 6:00-7:00
    Contact Bob Martin
    Phone 360-533-5968
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  • Hoquiam Patrol Car Stolen

    A Hoquiam man hopped from the frying pan into the fire yesterday when he stole an idling police vehicle while investigators were looking into the disturbance that he allegedly caused.


    The Hoquiam Police Department learned the consiquences of leaving a vehicle running while unattended yesterday.

    Just before 11am, Hoquiam officers were investigating a 29 year old Hoquiam man who had been disturbing residents of the Hoquiam River RV Park on Queen Avenue.

    The suspect jumped into one of the marked patrol cars that had been left unsecured in the parking lot with the engine running, and drove out onto Highway 101 with another patrol car in pursuit.

    A PIT maneuver was used to disable the vehicle on the Highway 109 bypass nearby. The Hoquiam Police Department reports no injuries, and the Hoquiam man was booked into the County Jail without further incident.

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