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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Enjoy the Best of Westport’s Seafood Bounty

Written on July 29, 2014 at 3:21 pm, by

WESTPORT, WA: Bring the family to Westport and celebrate their 68th annual Seafood Festival on Saturday, August 30th. Westport seafood pro’s will be cooking up salmon, whitefish and oysters, plus shrimp cocktails, corn on the cob, salads and garlic bread – $15 per person, $12 for seniors. Want just a bite? Enjoy a hot dog  Continue Reading »

Acclaimed Ocean Crest Restaurant Reopens

Written on July 25, 2014 at 4:52 pm, by

 Four generations of Curtright family rebuilds after devastating fire ELMA, WA – Three years after a fire swept the Ocean Crest Resort’s main building, the top-rated destination restaurant reopened Friday July 11 to a patiently waiting audience. Located on a scenic bluff above Sunset Beach on SR 109 in Moclips, the Ocean Crest Resort received  Continue Reading »

Take Your Dog on 5 Hikes in Grays Harbor

Written on July 21, 2014 at 9:26 am, by

Those of us who are dog owners know there are numerous areas around Grays Harbor that allow dogs on trails. We also know that finding the right trail or beach for both you and your dog can be a challenge. What may be an enjoyable day of hiking for you could be extremely uninteresting to  Continue Reading »

50 Things To Do in Grays Harbor

Written on July 21, 2014 at 9:24 am, by

Call it a bucket list.  Here is a list of 50 things to do around Grays Harbor, keeping us busy and exploring year round. Visit the Satsop Bulb Farm and get a bouquet of daffodils Hike Lake Sylvia Sample wine at the Westport Winery Dig clams at Washington Beaches Hunt mushrooms in the forest See  Continue Reading »

Day Trip to the Beach – Decide between Ocean Shores or Westport

Written on July 21, 2014 at 9:23 am, by

Visitors to Washington’s capital, Olympia, are fortunate to be able to day-trip to the Pacific Ocean and the beaches of Grays Harbor County. Along the way, there are many sights and attractions to enjoy in pursuit of those fresh ocean breezes. Read more here…

Step Inside the Lake Quinault Lodge

Written on July 21, 2014 at 9:19 am, by

Surrounded by giant Sitka spruce trees, Douglas fir and Western Red Cedar trees, situated next to one of the more pristine lakes and rivers in North America, the Lake Quinault Lodge sits quietly on the shores of Lake Quinault. The Lake Quinault Lodge was originally built in 1926, following a similar style to Old Faithful  Continue Reading »

The Antique Farm-Engine and Tractor Association: History with a Roar

Written on July 7, 2014 at 2:05 pm, by

Imagine a day when nothing was as easy as flipping a switch. Engines were bigger, louder, heavier, and so much more difficult to transport.  A 35 horse-power Foos, weighing in at 10,000 pounds would have been used for pumping oil and water or to generate electricity. This enormous stationary engine is one of Tim Stangeland’s  Continue Reading »

Five Ideal Camping Locations in Grays Harbor

Written on July 7, 2014 at 8:51 am, by

Numerous camping experiences exist in Grays Harbor, but it can be overwhelming to find the perfect site for your camping adventure. Grays Harbor is full of some of the more beautiful locations in the state and the campsites around the region highlight that beauty.   Read more at

3 Lake Sylvia Hikes You Might Not Know About

Written on July 2, 2014 at 9:41 am, by

Most Grays Harbor locals are familiar with Lake Sylvia and the almost two-mile loop surrounding the creek and lake. Most are not familiar with the network of paths that add anywhere from 1.5 – 9 miles to your usual trek. Many of the trails are created and maintained by mountain bike enthusiasts, creating a web  Continue Reading »