Quileute hope development brings more tourists to LaPush

LAPUSH — At the end of state Highway 110, where the late afternoon sun casts its shadow across James Island and First Beach, the Quileute reservation sits as an untapped resource of culture and natural beauty.

Yet this romanticized image masks a village straining from unemployment and insufficient services for its people, tribal members say.

It is this dazzling picture of Quileute heritage and homeland that the tribe is using to attract travelers in an attempt to draw more revenue and resources for its people.

The tribe is embarking on its second phase of a more than $4 million tourism master plan that includes a seafood restaurant, a longhouse cultural center and 12 new waterfront resort cabins added to the four that opened in June.

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