Sheriff and Chief for a day!

Sheriff for a Day Ethan Gossard poses with Forks Police Department Chief for a Day Ryan Anderson at the Forks Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade.  - Submitted photo
  • Aug 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

On Aug. 21 Ethan Gossard and Ryan Anderson both of Forks, will be honored as Sheriff and Chief for a Day, respectively, at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien. Chief for a Day is about celebrating the lives of children who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening or chronic illness.

West End Thunder Drags this weekend

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 11:37AM

WET drag racers will attempt to get two full days of racing in this weekend as well as run the Arlen Pearsall Memorial Race which has been rained out twice. In addition to racing there will be a Show and Shine car show.

Update: Inmate has been found

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:56AM

UPDATE 8/15/2014 9:50 a.m. Aaron Richard Brown III escaped from Olympic Corrections Center near Forks, Wash., the evening of Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Aaron Richard Brown III is now in custody. Department of Corrections staff apprehended Brown just prior to 9:30 a.m., approximately 10 miles north of Olympic Corrections Center. Brown will be interviewed by local law enforcement and placed in administrative segregation.

Can you go home again?

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:15AM

Imagine my excitement when I was contacted a few months back by a former Forks High grad that wanted to do a travel story about Forks. She asked me a few questions about if Forks had ever had any women's lib-type rallies and a few other questions about the rebuilding of the Rainforest Art Center.

Dear Recent Grads,

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:08AM

With summer coming to an end, many of you are finally getting the chance to leave this narrow-minded, rainy, boring, depressing, one-stop light town! You have been dreaming about this time for as long as you can remember. You’re driving out of Forks and never looking back. Good for you! You will love the big city life (or life in any area that has more than one stop light.) There will be fun things to do, more fast food restaurants than you can count and anonymity!

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