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This half-milled cedar log from the Moclips site shows a nice grain.

Not just any run-of-the-mill story: One Harbor museum helps another

The Polson Museum is contributing work to the construction of the expanded Museum of the North Beach.

 

Coast Calendar: Pre-holiday events around the North Beach

Santa makes a stop at Oyhut Bay

  • Dec 10th, 2018

 

Parker’s parting lessons at VIC

Retiring Visitor Information Center manager shares what she’s learned on the job

  • Dec 7th, 2018

 

Ocean Shores Elementary School students perform during the 2017 Winter Program. Photo courtesy Ken Ham.

Well-stocked Winter Program for OS Elmentary

By SCOTT D. JOHNSTON Ocean Shores Elementary has several holiday activities taking…

  • Dec 7th, 2018
Ocean Shores Elementary School students perform during the 2017 Winter Program. Photo courtesy Ken Ham.

Holiday comedy kicks off Stage West’s ninth season

‘Doublewide Texas Christmas’ opens Friday on the Lions Club stage

  • Nov 29th, 2018

Calendar: Start Thanksgiving week with Turkey Bingo

Lions Club hosts free community dinner, Sasquatch Festival this weekend

  • Nov 15th, 2018
VFW Essay Contest participants at Ocean Shores Elementary School Thursday: (front row, L-R) Damian Gallegos, Liliana Meyer, Clay Hanson, Camryn Dennis, Jordan Giraldo, Jett York, Cale Eden; (middle row) Keylah Dawson, Katarina Butler, Nathan Brooks, Arabella Ramirez, Elton Rockey, Kaylynn Harig, Jazmine Goldman, Rain Wear. VFW members (back row): Daniel Martin, Robert Hoem, Dennis Hogan, John Link, James Docherty, Jammy Tighe, Cheryl Roe, Robert Howe.

Veterans, young essayists honored at OSE assembly

Text & photos by Scott D. Johnston Students honored local veterans —…

  • Nov 15th, 2018
VFW Essay Contest participants at Ocean Shores Elementary School Thursday: (front row, L-R) Damian Gallegos, Liliana Meyer, Clay Hanson, Camryn Dennis, Jordan Giraldo, Jett York, Cale Eden; (middle row) Keylah Dawson, Katarina Butler, Nathan Brooks, Arabella Ramirez, Elton Rockey, Kaylynn Harig, Jazmine Goldman, Rain Wear. VFW members (back row): Daniel Martin, Robert Hoem, Dennis Hogan, John Link, James Docherty, Jammy Tighe, Cheryl Roe, Robert Howe.

Students say ‘no to drugs’ for Red Ribbon Week

Photo and text by Scott D. Johnston North Beach Jr./Sr. High School…

  • Nov 13th, 2018
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                                North Beach PAWS president Lorna Valdez gets some love from a furry friend at the 15th annual banquet and auction to benefit what has become the largest shelter in Grays Harbor County.

North Beach PAWS celebrates 15th banquet, auction

Thousands raised to benefit what has become the largest animal shelter of its kinds in the Harbor

Angelo Bruscas/North Coast News
                                North Beach PAWS president Lorna Valdez gets some love from a furry friend at the 15th annual banquet and auction to benefit what has become the largest shelter in Grays Harbor County.
(Courtesy of Polson Museum) The aftermath of the May 1918 fire at the North Western Lumber Co.

Grays Harbor’s contributions to WWI to be showcased

Feature-length slide show Nov. 11, the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

(Courtesy of Polson Museum) The aftermath of the May 1918 fire at the North Western Lumber Co.
Angelo Bruscas/North Coast News: Ocean Shores Police Sgt. David McManus keeps watch on the stock of candy at the department’s booth at the Convention Center for the Halloween Party for Kids sponsored by the Ocean Shores Firefighters Association and Department.

Ocean Shores Halloween for kids, adults alike

Firefighters sponsor event that continues to grow each year

  • Nov 6th, 2018
Angelo Bruscas/North Coast News: Ocean Shores Police Sgt. David McManus keeps watch on the stock of candy at the department’s booth at the Convention Center for the Halloween Party for Kids sponsored by the Ocean Shores Firefighters Association and Department.

Halloween around the Shores

North Beach Jr./Sr. High School members of Teens Against Destructive Decisions (TADD)…

  • Oct 31st, 2018
Angelo Bruscas/North Coast News: Celtica Pipes Rock joined with the Whiskey Dicks on Sunday at the Ocean Shores Convention Center during the Galway Bay Celtic Music Festival.

Photo Gallery: Galway Bay Celtic Music Festival 2018

Photos by Scott D. Johnston and Angelo Bruscas for the North Coast…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018
Angelo Bruscas/North Coast News: Celtica Pipes Rock joined with the Whiskey Dicks on Sunday at the Ocean Shores Convention Center during the Galway Bay Celtic Music Festival.
North Coast News: Celtica Pipes Rock from Austria rocks the main stage at the Ocean Shores Convention Center during the annual Irish Music Festival hosted by Galway Bay Irish Pup in October.

Coast Calendar: 15th Celtic Music Festival rocks Ocean Shores

Popular headliners Young Dubliners, Celtica Pipes Rock return

  • Oct 17th, 2018
North Coast News: Celtica Pipes Rock from Austria rocks the main stage at the Ocean Shores Convention Center during the annual Irish Music Festival hosted by Galway Bay Irish Pup in October.

Sharing North Beach history at Heritage Fair for museum project

The Museum of the North Beach hosted its fourth annual Heritage Fair…

(Photo by Donna Morse) From left, Museum of the North Beach director Kelly Calhoun and president Lee Marriott pose with Rachel Wakefield and her friend Zoe Urquilla, 12, outside the museum.

Museum of the North Beach logs 50,000th visitor

On Sept. 24, Rachel Wakefield of Taholah became the 50,000th person to visit the Museum of the North Beach.

(Photo by Donna Morse) From left, Museum of the North Beach director Kelly Calhoun and president Lee Marriott pose with Rachel Wakefield and her friend Zoe Urquilla, 12, outside the museum.

Enjoy wine, cheese, chocolates with Garden by the Sea

Kids art event was a creative success for the community garden in Ocean Shores

  • Oct 10th, 2018
Scott D. Johnston photo: Patrick Spike address the crowd that turned out Sunday for the memorial celebration in honor of his mother Wilma Spike, most well known for founding the Ocean Shores Woof-A-Thon.

Wilma Spike clebrated for her inspiration, dedication

Ocean Shores resident most well known for founding the annual Woof-A-Thon

  • Oct 3rd, 2018
Scott D. Johnston photo: Patrick Spike address the crowd that turned out Sunday for the memorial celebration in honor of his mother Wilma Spike, most well known for founding the Ocean Shores Woof-A-Thon.
Chili ready to be tasted and tested in the annual competition.

Coast Calendar: Chili Cook-off, Show N; Shine, Sir Mix-A-Lot

Busy fall weekend of events on the North Beach

  • Oct 5th, 2018
Chili ready to be tasted and tested in the annual competition.

Coast Calendar: Show N’ Shine, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Heritage Fair

Events and festivals on the North Beach for fall and winter

  • Sep 26th, 2018