Readers’ Choice: GraysHarborTalk’s Most-Read Stories in October

Despite the focus on fall fun fun and pumpkin everything in October, the most-read stories this month center on a theme: a love and support of our community. From a truly local business to stand-out high school athletes to quirky local history, this month, GraysHarborTalk readers proved they truly love where they live.

1. South Bay Coffee Company

The baristas crafting the perfect cup at South Bay Coffee Companys Aberdeen stand include from left) Brandee, mackenzie Jenny and Maggie. Photo courtesy: South Bay Coffee Company

This bustling drive-thru stand right on the edge of Aberdeen is the perfect stop for a caffeine fix on your way in and out of town or while doing errands. Meet owner Stephanie Childers in this article and learn about her focus on consistent, quality coffee (and their “don’t miss” biscuits and gravy!).

2. Annika Eisele – Standout Aberdeen Swimmer

Annika (second from left) and the Bobcats have earned state berths in the 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay. Photo credit: Anne Eisele.

In just her first year swimming for Aberdeen High School, Annika Eisele is already setting records. This article shares the accomplishments of this talented young lady who says her favorite part, though, is swimming relays with her teammates and helping the team as a whole. Good luck at State, Annika!

3. The Case of the Ocean Shores Giant Razor Clam

An early 1960’s photograph shows the giant razor clam affixed to the corner in front of the Executive Villa Motel. Photo credit: City of Ocean Shores Facebook Page

This quirky history story sheds some light on the history and mystery of this local iconic statue. GraysHarborTalk writer Steven Wetzel dug deep to learn the fate of this local bivalve and shares the story in this fun article which was much-loved by Harborites this month.

4. Editor’s Pick: 5 Haunted Hikes

Walk with Bigfoot along the shores of Wynoochee Lake. Photo credit: Mickey JT.

Even if Halloween has passed us by for another year, this article full or spooky stories and terrifying tales entertains and informs year round. Douglas Scott has given great options for family friendly hikes, sharing the routes along with chilling legends that tingle the spine and draw you in at the same time. Which will you brave in November?

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