2016 March

Two creatives & one hometown

Story by Kellie Ann Benz

Photos by Gabe Green 

Edited since print

For all of those who believe you can’t go home again, here’s two to prove you wrong: Britta Folden, 30, and Eric Jackson, 29. The duo are the … Read More

Shopping Items – Spring 2016

Springy Things

Each issue, we highlight products made by artisans or small business right here on Washington’s coast. You can be assured that each item listed is unique to a local artist or small business. 

Spring has sprung with all … Read More

Design by Nature

Story By Kellie Ann Benz Photos by Julie Rajcich

How an architect and his wife built their dream home on a hillside surrounded by the forest.

Anne’s eye for unique designs matches her husband’s subtle visions, and together they have collected … Read More

Holy Lamb Organics

Story By Gail Greenwood Ayres  Photos by Kyle Mittan

Counting  sheep has been connected to sleep for centuries, with insomniacs encouraged to enumerate fluffy white lambs jumping over a fence in an effort to lull themselves into slumber.

Some … Read More

Rex’s Barbershop – 41 years of Tradition

There are certain experiences every man should have: Hopping a freight, building a fire without matches and getting a real shave by a real barber are a few that come to mind. It’s too wet on the coast … Read More

U-cut Christmas Trees Fresh From the Forest

The forest is home to so many Douglas firs, western hemlocks, spruce, western white pine and other species that the U.S. Forest Service sells some of its timber stock (although the logging community doesn’t think it sells nearly enough).

But … Read More


How to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree

Finding that perfect Christmas tree is a holiday tradition. All along the coast, you can find tree farms that offer a variety of u-cut tree experiences. If you seek a nature-friendly, wild hike in the woods experience, look for our … Read More