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LBP to see 97-percent coverage during Aug. 21 eclipse

It’s not often we get a front-row seat to a once-in-a-lifetime event. That’ll be the case Aug. 21 when the Long Beach Peninsula will see 97-percent coverage during that morning’s solar eclipse. The peninsula hugs the eclipse’s path of totality, meaning the area is primed to be among the best viewing spots in the nation. The…

Long Beach's Awesome August in photos

Jake’s Birthday, Jazz & Oysters, Kite Festival, Pacific County Fair – we’re looking forward to an exciting August on the Long Beach Peninsula. These events are not only fun; they’re a visual feast! With that in mind, we figured we’d showcase this awesome August in photos. August events Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday, Aug. 4-5,…

Religious Services & Church Directory

Anchor Baptist Mission (SBC) Sunday School 9:45am. Morning Worship 11am. Wednesday evening service 6pm. Everyone welcome. 16814 Pacific Hwy. Long Beach. 360-642-2701 Chinook Evangelical Lutheran Church All are welcome to join us for Christ-centered worship! Our Sunday schedule includes: 9am Worship; followed by Coffee “Hour”. We are located near the center of Chinook at 767 Highway…

Ilwaco Art Walk highlights local artists

The town of Ilwaco is many things – a renowned fishing destination, an entrance to Cape Disappointment State Park and the site of the annual autumn Slow Drags at the Port, to name a few. It’s also home to a vibrant creative community that includes painters, illustrators, fiber artists, woodworkers and more. The Aug. 4…

Summer events highlight LBP, Pacific County culture

Late July and early August offer the perfect opportunity to get to know Pacific County, Washington – the area’s rich history and character will be on full display during the next three weeks, when summer events highlight lumber, fishing, rodeo and ranching. Pacific County may be small in stature, but it has a huge personality….

Salmon season returns to Port of Ilwaco and quotas are up

Southwest Washington’s salmon season kicked off late last month, and area fisheries expect more Chinook and coho salmon to head toward the ocean this year compared to last – and that’s good news for anglers. Marine Area 1 near Ilwaco opened for salmon fishing June 24. Anglers fishing Marine Area 1 can keep two salmon…

July jump-starts summer fun on the Long Beach Peninsula

summer fun

Summer fun is in the air on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula. Stroll through downtown Long Beach or a take weekend walk along the Port of Ilwaco and you’ll be sure to feel a summer sensation – restaurants are hopping, amusement rides are humming, sweets smells of candy, pastries and ice cream are wafting through the…

Give back to the beach at July 5 cleanup

We love this beach, and, if you’re taking the time to read this blog, we’re guessing you do too. The Long Beach Peninsula is home to 28 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline, a vast stretch of silver sand that both humbles and inspires, relaxes and invigorates. The long beach lends this place its name, it…

July is perfect for a trip to Tokeland

July is a big month in tiny Tokeland, the northern Pacific County town on Willapa Bay’s upper shore. If you haven’t visited the bayside community, July is the month to make a trip. Perched on a finger of land across Willapa Bay from the Long Beach Peninsula, Tokeland is home to about 150 residents and…

Make it a Beach-Friendly Fourth of July

Fourth of July is a time to gather the family and celebrate what’s great about this country. Fourth of July is campgrounds and barbecues, summer music and barefoot dancing. It’s food and fun and friends. And on the Long Beach Peninsula, July 4th is a Beach Friendly celebration. Fireworks rules This first one is more…