Navy preparing Supplement to the Northwest Training and Testing Draft EIS

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  • Oct 24, 2014 at 9:36AM

SILVERDALE, Wash. - The U.S. Navy is preparing a Supplement to the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS). Following publication of the Draft EIS/OEIS on January 24, 2014, the U.S. Navy determined that updated training requirements would result in changes to the Proposed Action. The purpose of this Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS is to present these changes and significant new information relevant to environmental concerns.


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Clallam Bay Sekiu Lion recognized

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

On Wednesday, Oct. 15, Lions Club District 19-I District Governor Georgia Medwedrich visited the Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions Club, giving information about Lions' projects around the globe and recognizing the contributions the local club makes to the community.

Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 3:51PM

Applications are now available for the Diane Demorest Nursing Scholarship being offered by SIORF. They can be picked up at Forks City Hall from Audrey Grafstrom or Peninsula College at 481 S. Forks Ave. Demorest was only 45 when she died of cancer but her love of nursing and caring for people lives on through this scholarship named in her honor. Anyone with ties to the West End of Clallam County who has been accepted into a nursing program is eligible to apply.

Enter your best Halloween Costume!

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 10:37AM

THE THREE NEWSPAPERS of the North Olympic Peninsula — Peninsula Daily News, Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum — are holding an online contest to find the best Halloween costumes on the Peninsula. We're looking for photos of the scariest, silliest, cutest or most creative costume in two categories — Kids and Adults.

The Legacy of Fire

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 11:23AM

On Oct. 18, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, U of W, graduate student Melissa Pingree will be presenting the next installment in the Evening Talks at ONRC speaker series: “The unseen legacy of fire: Charcoal and its role in carbon and nutrient cycling in forest soils of the Olympic Peninsula.” This legacy of wildfires has the potential to alter short-term and long-term forest soil characteristics and plant-soil relationships. Please join us.

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