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
  • Today 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.


Community Events, August 2014

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West End Thunder Drags this weekend

  • Today 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.

Klinger's BBQ Sauce

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

It was about 10 years ago that Mark Klinger started perfecting his barbecue sauce for baby back ribs. As family and friends tried it, they all said "You should market this stuff." Klinger, who has lived in Forks for eight years, says he just likes to play around in the kitchen and has created a sauce for pork and one for chicken.

Swedish Contest Winners

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 8:57AM

If Ella Hansson and Wilma Nasenius, of Stockholm, Sweden were to win a contest with a trip somewhere, that made all their friends jealous, what do you think the destination would be? London, Paris, no, they won a trip to Forks, Washington.

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