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Tune into the Sound of the Shores

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 10/18/18 Topics: Ocean Shores WA, Radio Comments: -

Ocean Shores has something unique to a city in the state of Washington. It's the only city-owned radio station for this state. And it's run by volunteers.

Operating 24-hours a day, tune in to hear local news, sports, music and more. You'll find it at 91.3 FM on your radio dial or online at KOSWradio.com.

Find out if the waves are breaking over the jetty, if something's going on in the Ocean Shores Convention Center or if the Hyaks are playing. You'll get local knowledge and learn what's happening in the Shores.

Radio personalities select their music playlist and style. Their music library consists of over 80,000+ songs.

Tommy T is the radio board chairperson. He's on the air with Tumultuous Tuesday 10 am-2 pm. He's joined by Bill G, Brother Darrell & Dr. Dave when they talk sports on "Sportszilla" Monday 10 am-noon. And on Saturday, Tom and Brook get your morning started with Saturday Morning Brunch 9 am-noon.

Station Program Manager Papa "B" has music experience from the 1960s as a drummer. Starting an entertainment company in 1980, he performed as a mobile DJ to TV commercials. He has two Classic Rock shows on KOSW "Rockin’ the Shores" Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-10 pm along with "Hot Country" show on Saturdays 6-10 pm.

Tune in to hear more of the DJs giving you a local flavor of Ocean Shores. The Sound of the Shores is your community radio station.

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Author: Cindy Stearns – Publisher, Ocean shores Publishing
Blog #: 0616 – 10/18/18
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4K for Cancer Team Seattle bicycles into Moclips

By Cindy Stearns
Published: 08/01/18 Topics: Comments: -

St. John's Chapel by the Sea PCUSA in Moclips hosts 4K for Cancer Team Seattle. This group of 27 bicyclists travels over 4,000 miles to fundraise for young adults with cancer. With three bicycling teams and three running teams traveling cross-country, collectively they have raised nearly $1,000,000 for cancer patients, scholarships and more. Read more

Indentured Servitude Comes to Vacation Rentals

By William May
Published: 12/01/17 Topics: Employment, Housekeeping, Vacation Rental Management Comments: -

Was Susie really just a disgruntled employee? Not really. For years she drank the "upward mobility" poison that corporate workers have been swallowing for years. That working long and hard will benefit them in the long run. Did it? Read more

Lodging Update November 30th, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 11/30/17 Topics: Advertising, Dynamic Pricing, Housekeeping, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

Many of our day-to-day services for property owners are hidden, but essential. Take for example - a day in the life of the reservation staff. Here is a peek. Read more

Cancun, Sprinboard to the Yucatan

By Jerry German
Published: 11/01/17 Topics: Comments: -

Ask someone where Cancun, Mexico is and it's very likely they will know. The name has become a household word, but it was not always so. The Cancun international airport opened in 1974, the same year that it's home, the territory Quintana Roo, became a state. Read more

When Cheap is Ohhhhh So Good! (And warm!)

By Jerry German
Published: 10/01/17 Topics: Comments: 1

From the earliest days of my childhood, I have never been a winter person. Yeah, winter is beautiful and there are some fun things to do, but I hate cold, love hot. And I love to swim. And I like beaches Read more

Lodging Update September 30th 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 09/30/17 Topics: Comments: -

Many of our day-to-day services for property owners are hidden, but essential. Take for example - a day in the life of the reservation staff. Here is a peek. Read more

Vacation Rental Picante Sauce

By Wm. May
Published: 09/01/17 Topics: Property Management, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

What do Picante Sauce and Vacation Rentals have in common? Well they gotta be fresh and tended to. Can managers from hundreds and thousands of miles away provide adequate service to discerning property owners. Not hardly. Read more

Wonderful Puerto Morelos on the Yucatan

By Ron Lee
Published: 09/01/17 Topics: Inns, Mexico, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

Although still a fishing village, the government declared the reef area and mangroves an ecological preserve with the intent to locals to keep development to a minimum. But comfort and fun are at a maximum. Read more

Lodging Update August 31st 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 08/31/17 Topics: Comments: -

Many of our day-to-day services for property owners are hidden, but essential. Take for example - a day in the life of the reservation staff. Here is a peek. Read more

Lodging Update July 31st 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 07/31/17 Topics: Comments: -

No other lodging manager can claim to be as fully advertising tech-enabled as we are. That is how we produce the highest net income for owners. That means putting properties on hundreds of websites, referred to as Online Travel Agencies (OTA's), using the secret technology we developed in ways no one else can match. Here are just a few: Read more

Lodging Update June 30th 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 06/30/17 Topics: Comments: -

Our JOB #1 is to provide clean, comfortable safe accommodations. Housekeepers, maintenance people and property managers are on the front line 7 days a week making that happen. Read more

Lodging Update June 30th 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 06/30/17 Topics: Comments: -

To continue with this months theme of funny, ha ha, have fun summer, here are a few wry comments that keep us bustling during the high seasons. Read more

Everybody's Beach

By Jerry German
Published: 06/01/17 Topics: Mexico, Puerto Morelos, Mexico Comments: -

There are a lot of beautiful things about the beach here on the Riviera Maya, but you can't see all of them by looking at the beach. What you can't see is a beautiful law that says that the beach belongs to everybody. Read more

Lodging Update May 31st 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 05/31/17 Topics: Comments: -

Lodging is one of the industries most affected by the dominance of the Internet. Here are things you may not know about lodging today. Read more

Lodging Update April 30th 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 04/30/17 Topics: Comments: -

This month let us burst some bubbles, dispel some myths and have some fun. The list is surprising long and we can only cover a few. The answers are sometimes just plain unexpected. Read more

Lodging Update March 31st 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 03/31/17 Topics: Comments: -

What have we done for you lately? It’s a fair question for any lodging manager. Of course doing everything well is the entire job in a nut shell. But this is a nutty business and sitting on our laurels is not enough. Read more

Hire a Crack Head to Clean your Home

By William May
Published: 03/01/17 Topics: Housekeeping, Vacation Rentals Comments: -

Not all job applicants will be dedicated to our industry. Many applicants just want a quick buck to pay for their habits. That is more common than you might imagine. And home owner will never know until the druggie goes missing along with assets from their home. Read more

Seaway Dance Hall at Copalis Beach Rocked Out

By Wm. May
Published: 03/01/17 Topics: Comments: -

Just West of the Green Lantern Tavern in Copalis Beach Washington State is a World War Two Quonset hut where Rock and Roll reigned supreme in the 1960's. Read more

Lodging Update February 28th 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 02/28/17 Topics: Comments: -

Cleaning full sized homes is far more complicated than simple hotel type rooms. They are much bigger, have more bathrooms, more beds, patios or yards, and those pesky kitchens. Read more

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