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Relay For Life August 1-2

Finish the Fight at Relay for Life! - Submitted photo
  • Jul 24, 2014 at 9:37AM

The annual Forks Relay for Life will be held at the Forks High School track on August 1-2. The theme this year is CURE-ALOT A Knight For A Fight For A Cure! There will be live entertainment, games, knights, cancer resources, food and fun. Relay For Life is an opportunity for our community to come together in the fight against cancer.

 

Community Events, July 2014

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Peninsula College in Forks to Show The Whale, Host Discussion on August 8

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 8:32AM

Peninsula College in Forks will bring the true story of Luna, a young wild killer whale, to the silver screen on Friday, August 8. The documentary, The Whale, will begin at 7:00 pm at the Forks Extension Site at 481 S. Forks Avenue and is free to the public. The film's screening will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Richard Osborne, who spent three decades as an orca researcher affiliated with The Whale Museum on San Juan Island and the University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs prior to moving to the Olympic Peninsula. He is now a marine biologist and research consultant with The Olympic Natural Resources Center in Forks and works on salmon habitat restoration.

DOC Deploys 232 Offenders to Help Fight Wildfires in Central, Eastern Washington

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 2:17PM

OLYMPIA — In the past week, the Department of Corrections has deployed 21 offender fire crews from four minimum–security prisons to help fight wildfires burning in eastern and central parts of Washington State, including the 380–square–mile Carlton Complex fire in north–central Washington. The crews include a total of 232 offenders (plus 24 supervising staff) who are trained by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to assist in managing wildfires.

Community Activities and Announcements

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 10:25AM

VFW marathon bingo The VFW, 110 S. Spartan Ave., will hold a marathon bingo event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, July 26. Funds raised from the event will benefit scholarships and other VFW community service projects.

Daily Call For Service Log Forks Police Department

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:42PM

The Forks Police Department maintains a “TIPS LINE” 24/7. Locally, individuals may leave a message with information that may assist Law Enforcement with the investigation of a crime, or the apprehension of individuals sought after by police in the area. The number is 360-374-5311. To leave a tip via e-mail the address is tips.fpd@forkswashington.org. For all other Police business phone 360-374-2223 or Fax 360-374-2506

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