Westport Winery Expanding

As it approaches its 10th anniversary, tiny Westport Winery on Washington’s coast is proving that success can come from equal parts innovation and hard work.

The 5,000-case winery has made big strides in its quality in recent years, thanks … Read More

Sweet Life at the Beach

When you meander through “downtown” Seabrook, it’s not hard to find the various shops, eateries and businesses, as quaint directional signs point the way at every corner.

But there’s one business nestled among the various shops that needs no … Read More

Still Waters Run Deep

There is a lot of water around Grays Harbor — but only one restaurant where you can actually sit on top of it: Breakwater Seafood and Chowder House, which, since 1987, has been serving fresh, local seafood and from-scratch … Read More

Icing on the Cake

In March of 2014, Brittany Figg-Case, opened the doors of caKecaKes, beginning her business with what most entrepreneurs only dream of — a loyal customer base, a chic new shop and no debt.

A longtime bartender at the Quinault … Read More

Sand Verbena, Serenity Across the Sand

Chances are good that if you’ve driven through Tokeland, you stopped at the Georgetown Gas station for a fill-up or settled in for a game — or two — across the street at the Shoalwater Bay Casino.

If you … Read More

Why I Love it Here: Rob Paylor

The Paylor family has called Grays Harbor home now for five generations. Through economic downturns and upswings, mill closures and reopenings, rainy winters and beautiful summers, we have been able to find good jobs to support our families and raise … Read More

Green Lantern Pub



So, you’re sick of your job. You love it at the ocean and when you’re there, you always drop in at that funky little tavern at Copalis Beach, the Green Lantern. … Read More

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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Lake Quinault Lodge

When heading north on U.S. Highway 101 near Quinault, it is impossible not to become enthralled in the surrounding natural beauty the Pacific Northwest is known for.

Towering evergreens on both sides of the highway create a canopy that … Read More

Eclectic Edibles

“We are not that kind of establishment,” Rediviva Restaurant front of the house manager Stephen Pavletich deadpans to three local ladies, one adorned in a birthday tiarra. They have come to celebrate a big 4­0. He proudly smiled wide … Read More