Ocean Crest Resort

Story By Kellie Ann Benz,  Photos by Kyle Mittan

After 62 years and a devastating fire 3 years ago, this popular destination resort restaurant gets new life.

To enter the foyer of Ocean Crest Resort’s newly restored restaurant makes you … Read More

Iron Springs Resort — The Sequel may be better than the original 

Story by Doug Barker 

Photos by Gabe Green 

Rustic is one of those words you have to be careful with, especially when you’re talking about a vacation cabin. Rustic is good when you want a little of that roughing it … 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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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

20 Museums to Explore!

Visit one today! What are your interests?  There is everything from cranberries to timber and carriages.


Makah Museum (Makah Cultural and Research Center):

1880 Bayview Ave., Neah Bay


Jefferson County Historical Society: 540 Water … Read More

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

Lighting the way

To shed some light on the history and the geography of the Washington Coast, there’s nothing better than a visit to one of the five lighthouses that still stand guard from the Columbia River to Cape Flattery.

Some of … Read More

Spa, finding your oasis

Near the table you lay languidly, like a mermaid (or merman). You’ve been whirl-pooled, scrubbed with sea salt, dipped in lavender wax and wrapped in seaweed. You’ve been steamed, soaked and sauna-ed. Now, it is time to be tenderized.

There … Read More

Wine for each course

Our wine selections and food pairing suggestions this month come from Ryan and Karen Rowe, owners of GH Wine Sellars in Aberdeen.

First Course: Appetizer

Jarvis Lake William Blend 2006, Napa Valley, CA $230 Slice of sharp white cheddar garnished … Read More