2015 December

Q & A: Chef Alec Takagi on cooking and inspiration from mom

Ocean Shores residents and visitors might know local restaurant staple Alec’s By the Sea as the trustworthy home to standard American comfort food, but what they might not know is that Chef Alec Takagi did it all for his mother.

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When life gives you cranberries, make wine

Story by Jake Schild

Photos by Gabe Green

Update: In December 2015, the Cranberry Road Winery burned down. Thanks to the community’s support and the well-wishes from customers, the Tiffany’s are currently in the process of re-building. Follow their progress … Read More

Horse Drawn History

Story By Gail Greenwood Ayres 

Photos by Gabe Green 

Little jewels of history can be found in all sorts of unexpected places.

Recently, museum curator Jerry Bowman found a couple of gems inside an 1871 mail buggy. While chipping … Read More

Carved from wood, the artistry of Earl Davis

Story by Callie White 

Photos by Marcy Merrill 

The Shoalwater Bay Tribe’s carving workshop looks out on Willapa Bay, a view that has not changed much in thousands of years – sand, water, grass, and the oft-gray sky of … Read More

Megaquake book may give you the shakes

Review by Kellie Ann Benz

Whether we’re overdue for it is up for some debate, but we’re due for it. The big one. Yes, that big one, the megaquake that has been predicted to hit the West … Read More