April showers are not quite a memory yet, but May flowers are peeking out all over the Harbor. As we look forward to a (hopefully) warmer spring, take a peek back at the most-read stories on GraysHarborTalk from the month of April.
1. Seven Hidden Camping Destinations Around Grays Harbor
GraysHarborTalk readers are thinking about the camping season ahead and this list of seven sometimes overlooked camping spots around the region was our most-read article. Outdoors writer Douglas Scott’s deep knowledge of the area again offers us valuable insight into the wilderness around us.
2. Five Places in Aberdeen to Find the Spirit of Kurt Cobain
Aberdeen is known for many things but being the childhood home of grunge rocker and Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is one of the most widely known. Douglas Scott again shares his local knowledge in this story sharing five places throughout the city to connect with Cobain’s spirit. No matter your music taste, most admit Cobain had a big influence on music during his short time with us.
3. Dew Acres Family Farm
The Wogan family has been farming their acreage at Dew Acres Farm near Elma for many years. Originally a dairy operation, the Wogans now offer the community fresh, chemical-free vegetables and DIY horse boarding in their converted dairy barns. Christine Vincent introduces this long-time Elma family to us and invites us all to come harvest this season.
4. Editor’s Pick: City of Hoquiam Chaplain Sean Hollen
Sean Hollen is a local pastor who felt called to do more. He is the volunteer chaplain to the City of Hoquiam, serving as counselor and support to fire, police and crisis victims throughout the city. This story by Gregory Zschomler of others above self and dedication to community touched our hearts and is our GraysHarborTalk Editor’s Pick this month.
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