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<p>The world&#8217;s largest Western Red Cedar tree is Washington&#8217;s largest tree and is the sixth biggest tree in the United States. It is located on a short trail across from the Lake Quinault Resort on the North Shore Road. Though visitors can stand inside the tree&#8217;s hollow trunk, those who look up will notice a small sign of life near the top of the tree. At 931 AFA points, it stands 159 feet tall with a circumference of 761 inches and a spread of 45 feet.</p>

Grays Harbor — home of the biggest trees!

Sep 27, 2012 10:09am

Of course Grays Harbor is well-known for its logging history, but did you know that Grays Harbor is home to four living specimens of trees that are the largest in the world? Not only that, but to...

<p>Belly dancers perform a variety of songs to wow the crowd.</p>

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Sep 27, 2012 10:09am

June 2012

Aberdeen

Saturday, June 30

• Ventures performance. 6 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Grays Harbor Area

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<p>Leif Nesheim | The Vidette The Ocean Shores Interpretive Center offers a bit of area history for visitors.</p>

Ocean Shores is a magnet for ocean goers

Sep 27, 2012 10:09am

Ocean Shores

Pop. 5,569

Incorporated 1970

www.osgov.com

Ocean Shores is on a six-mile long peninsula bordered by the Pacific Ocean and Grays Harbor. The first white settler...

North Beach: Enchanting isolation

Sep 27, 2012 10:09am

The North Beach covers the 60-some mile area on Grays Harbor’s coastline from Ocean Shores to Taholah. The expanse of shoreline often wanders into scenic timber and windblown pines, to peek back...

<p>Finding objects such as the remnants of this boat buried in the sand dunes at Damon Point in Ocean Shores, leaves a lot to the imagination.</p>

Keep your eyes on the prize

Sep 27, 2012 10:09am

What are those people doing with their heads facing down, walking up and down the beach, instead of looking at the ocean? No, they’re not texting — most likely they’re beachcombing.

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<p>Surfers play in the waves at the Westhaven State Park jetty.</p>

Westport — a working marina

Sep 27, 2012 10:09am

Westport

Pop. 2,099

Named 1890, incorporated 1914

Westport is a working marina community on the Washington coast with plenty of recreational opportunities for visitors. If your...

<p>Despite grey skies, throngs of people make their way to the beach for the clam tide. The overcast skies help diggers see the clam shows better.</p>

Razor clamming on the coast

Sep 27, 2012 11:09am

Razor clamming can be extremely rewarding or extremely disappointing for the digger. Various factors determine the difference between limiting-out and walking away empty-handed.

Much larger...

Get crabs in Grays Harbor

Sep 27, 2012 11:09am

When you think of crabbing, do you think of terror on the high seas and brutal, demanding physical work?

Fortunately, crabbing (for both Dungeness and Red Rock Crab) in Grays Harbor is as...

<p>Kurt Cobain&#8217;s middle school photo, taken while attending school in Montesano</p>

Kurt Cobain tour

Sep 27, 2012 11:09am

Kurt was here.

Legions of Aberdeen-born rock legend Kurt Cobain flock to Grays Harbor to see where the iconic musician grew up. Before Nirvana, before fame, before his 1994 death in Seattle...

Hoqiam is full of history

Sep 27, 2012 11:09am

Hoquiam

Pop. 8,726

Incorporated 1890

www.cityofhoquiam.com

Hoquiam shares a border and timber tradition with its larger neighbor Aberdeen but has maintained its own...

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