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Dignitaries, a program and ribbon cutting, tours, music and great food will all be part of the Peninsula College grand opening celebration of its new Forks Extension Site at 481 S. Forks Ave. on Thursday, Aug. 28. The public is invited.
Bob Bowlby looked like just a sweet old guy in a string tie with a cane, who wouldn't say "boo" to a butterfly. But during the memorial in honor of his life at the Sekiu Community Center, Saturday, Aug. 23, a building full of family and friends and a feast of potluck food from the Strait communities, the truth came out. Family members, from as far away as Hawaii, stood up, and, laughing and crying, remembered and shared tales of an uninhibited life.
With back-to-school time just around the corner, I asked some friends to recall some of their memories from their days in the Quillayute Valley School system. Surprisingly nobody recalled anything about what they learned, or did they?
In the fall of 1945 the Forks Spartans were perfect. They had won every game that season and on Thanksgiving Day they met North Kitsap in a battle to decide which would be the unofficial Tri-County champs.
Prince of Peace Fellowship Picnic Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry Ave., Forks, is hosting a hamburger and hotdog summer picnic extravaganza. The community is invited to come to the Prince of Peace Barbecue and Fellowship Picnic, from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30. All food will be provided and donations will be accepted, all funds raised will benefit Prince of Peace.