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FHS Cheer Squad Sweep Awards

The FHS Cheerleaders bring home first in everything; Extreme Routine, Sideline, timeout and Cheer. They also got Game Day Champions and Camp Champions over all. They also brought home five first-place trophies, a Spirit Stick and the Banana! Back row left are Raitlin Rowley, Savannah Norbisrath, Jaiden Capp, Coach Dixon, Ella Damron, Alex Muro, Eryn Abrahams, Alisha Chase and Brooke Jacoby. Front row are Halle Palmer, Esther Nguyen, Alex Spear and Sabrina Collins.   - Submitted photo
  • Jul 18, 2014 at 3:46PM

Forks High School cheerleaders recently have returned from Universal Cheerleaders Association camp, where they excelled in every way. They even brought home the coveted Banana. In order to win the Banana they had to follow camp rules, show up early to snag the front row by the stage and make sure the UCA staff knew their names before day one was over! Winning the Banana at camp is the ultimate achievement because it is voted on by the UCA staff. The FHS group set a great example for the entire camp.

 

Community Events, July 2014

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Tourist of the Day

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 4:00PM

Each Fourth of July some unsuspecting tourists are selected to enjoy all the Forks-Old Fashioned Fourth of July has to offer — the tradition has been going on at least since the early 1960s, maybe even earlier. When Lorie Atwood and Bridget Galvan found themselves in Seattle for training a few days before the Fourth of July they decided that maybe they should check out the Fourth in Forks. They had been to Forks before, being Twilight fans, and they had attended Stephenie Meyer Day several times.

Sarge's Place receives Yukon

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 3:39PM

Sarge’s Place is the proud recipient of a 2001 Yukon from the Sequim Sunrise Rotary. This vehicle will be used to transport homeless veterans residing within Sarge’s Place to the Seattle Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital, Tacoma American Lakes VA Hospital as well as medical and dental appointments within Port Angeles and Forks. Sarge’s Place outreaches to veterans living in the woods and beaches throughout Clallam and Jefferson Counties.

New Arts Group to form

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 3:19PM

Representatives from different artistic disciplines in our community have decided to form a new organization to gather in the various existing art groups and all individuals who have an interest in promoting the arts in our area. With the new Rainforest Arts Center becoming a reality, all kinds of ideas have surfaced about having dances, musical performances, classes and art shows.

Community Activities and Announcements

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 1:02PM

Here is what is happening this week: Quileute Days, Clearwater Kalaloch Salmon Bake, Prince of Peace and Forks Assembly of God Vacation Bible School, Nichols Meet and Greet, WEYL Football Sign-ups, VFW Marathon Bingo, DOR Tax Workshops, Forks and Clallam Bay Library events.

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