GraysHarborTalk’s Most-Read Stories of January

There’s nothing better than cozying up to a good story and a fire during a wet January. This month, our readers loved learning about the people in their community and the history of our beloved county. Read on to find out what the top three stories of January were, as well as our editor’s pick.

1. Mario and Ben Winkelman “Bare All” about Grays Harbor Unders

Ben (left) and Mario (right) Winkelman have been manufacturing GHUnders, their successful line of drying underwear, in Hoquiam since 2013. Photo credit: Mario Winkelman

Christine Vincent took us behind-the-scenes at Grays Harbor Unders to learn why Mario Winkelman, who moved to Grays Harbor seeking an escape from what he calls “unnatural” city life, started an underwear company right here. You’ll love finding out the secrets of his underwear.

2. Rex Steuermann Retiring After 40 Years of Luck with Harbor Pacific

Rex Steuermann’s 46 years with Harbor Pacific exemplify service-minded customer care. Photo courtesy: Harbor Pacific

After 40 years, Rex Steuermann is retiring from Harbor Pacific. Writer Dani Dooley spoke with Rex and a number of his co-workers to find out why Rex says his entire career was a lucky one. Find out yourself by reading his story.

3. Where to Explore Logging History in Grays Harbor

The Polson Museum is your best bet for finding logging history and culture. Photo credit: John Lloyd

If you are looking for something to do on a cold, wet day, a museum is a great choice. That’s probably why this article, written by our adventurer Douglas Scott, was number three for this month. Grants gives a great overview of the best places to learn about the rich logging history of Grays Harbor County.

4. Editor’s Pick: Jeneé Bearden Travels the Globe but Calls Grays Harbor Home

Jeneé standing by a canal in Venice, Italy. Photo courtesy: Jeneé Bearden

No matter where she roams, Jeneé Bearden always come back to her home in Grays Harbor. We love how much passion Jeneé has for her county, and that’s why we chose Amy Potter’s story for this month’s editor’s pick. Reading about Jeneé’s travels and her love for Grays Harbor just might make you appreciate your home even more.

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