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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Historic Grays Harbor Poggie Club Ensures Salmon for the Future

Written on November 3, 2014 at 9:04 am, by

In the muddy, murky Wishkah River, hundreds of coho salmon work their way upriver, exhausted from years of swimming the Pacific Ocean. Many of these salmon return to a hatchery that, for the last 7 years, has been operated by the Grays Harbor Poggies. Reaching the Mayr Brothers Hatchery at Buzzard Creek, the salmon encounter  Continue Reading »

Finding the Surf: A Day at Westport

Written on November 3, 2014 at 9:03 am, by

I’m in my car driving west on highway 12. It’s earlier than I’d like it to be, but the coffee in my Thermos keeps me caffeinated and awake. It’s these early morning drives that make me wish I were a local. As I pass by the “Welcome to Aberdeen” sign my stomach jumps a little.  Continue Reading »

Restarting an Important Piece of Grays Harbor History

Written on November 3, 2014 at 9:01 am, by

On June 10, 2014, the Railroad Camp building at the Polson Museum in Hoquaim filled with smoke. Pouring out the doors and even the cupolas at the top of the cedar flanked structure, the smoke wasn’t from a destructive fire to the historic building; instead the smoke was from the first gasps of life of  Continue Reading »

Six Rivers Gallery Showcases Talented Local Artists, Welcomes You to Visit

Written on November 3, 2014 at 8:59 am, by

Nestled just off the bridge as you enter Hoquiam, the Six Rivers Gallery is a local gem. This cozy, inviting gallery is run by the Harbor Art Guild, a group of Grays Harbor-area artists who came together in 2008. The gallery is located in the small house on Sixth Street behind Levee Lumber (it was  Continue Reading »

Six Top Places to Fish in Grays Harbor

Written on November 3, 2014 at 8:58 am, by

Most of the country knows about Grays Harbor because of Kurt Cobain, or possibly the older generations will remember the logging industry that helped build the nation. However, fewer and fewer people seem to be aware just how amazing the fishing is in our neck of the woods. From world-class ocean fishing out of Westport,  Continue Reading »