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Week starts off with two logging accidents

  • Today at 3:09PM

Nicholas Rodriguez, age 25, of Forks died early Monday in a logging accident south of Forks near Nolan Creek. The emergency call about the accident was made at 9:29 a.m. Monday. Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputies, Olympic National Park Rangers, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies, Washington State Patrol, and Forks Hospital EMS personnel responded to scene. Steep terrain, rain showers and low lying fog prevented an airlift helicopter from landing at the site. CPR was performed at the scene before Rodriguez was transported by ambulance to Forks Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

 

Community Events, November 2014

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Quillayute Valley School District names Forks Intermediate School mascot and school colors

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 8:57AM

The Quillayute Valley School District Board of Directors held a public hearing and special board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 18, to determine the Forks Intermediate School’s official mascot and school colors.

October Students of the Month

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 12:34PM

The Student of the Month project is sponsored by Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest. Students of the Month of Forks Junior High School are chosen by their peers and teachers. Each Student of the Month receives a certificate, a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card and they are recognized at a pizza luncheon with their parents and Soroptimist members during their lunch at school.

Community Activities and Announcements

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 10:44AM

Scouts food drive On Saturday, Nov 15, from 9 a.m.-noon, Cub Scout Pack 4467 will be asking folks to drop off non-perishable food items in front of JT's Sweet Stuff on Forks Avenue. The Forks Elks Lodge will use the collected items to distribute to families in need for the Thanksgiving holiday as part of the basket effort that goes on every year. If the weather is decent, seven of the younger Scouts may try walking a few neighborhoods — they are hoping to fill a police car with the help of the Forks Police Foundation.

OCC staff make a sweet donation

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 9:10AM

Staff at the Olympic Corrections Center responded to a request from Forks Community Hospital’s Long Term Care facility recently donating over 40 pounds of Halloween candy.

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