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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.
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 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.
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.
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!