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A Look Back: This Week in the Forks Forum

Twenty-five years ago - A tree controversy was front-page news this week…

  • May 27th, 2020

 

Groups form fund to help local farmers

Donations through Monday; requests due Tuesday

  • May 24th, 2020

 

NOLS Board of Trustees appoints next director

The Board of Trustees of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) has…

  • May 24th, 2020

 

QVSD continues student outreach

Above, due to the school closures, free lunches were being handed out…

  • May 24th, 2020

FCH: Ask an Expert: Masks and gloves?

I heard I should wear a mask in public, but not gloves.…

  • May 24th, 2020

Remembering one of our own on Memorial Day

By Christi Baron This article was first published in May 2015 A…

  • May 24th, 2020

Wildlife: The Bridge

Driving south of Forks on Highway 101 can be an exciting experience…

  • May 24th, 2020

Memorial Day

In commemoration of the people who have died in service of the…

  • May 19th, 2020

Celebrate Nurses

We have a Celebrate Nurses special section out now. Within this publications,…

  • May 14th, 2020

Forks gears up for new ‘Twilight’ book release

Decision expected Aug. 1 on whether September festival will go on

School districts weigh graduation options

Virtual ceremonies, car parades among ideas

Customer service available by phone at Clallam libraries

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System now is offering customer…

Olympic National Park offers online activities

Each day highlighted with a theme that explains an aspect of national parks

  • Apr 24th, 2020

Port Townsend Farmers Market opens Saturday with changes

Online ordering now available

This April 10, 2020, photo shows Allison Sturm, Urban Farm Assistant, at the Urban Growers Collective farm in Chicago. The nonprofit teaches young kids and others to grow vegetables at eight urban farms around the city. While their spring educational programs are on hold due to rules on social distancing, Laurell Sims, the co-founder, said they are still focusing on food production and getting produce to families that need it. (Laurell Sims via AP)

Victory gardens connect Americans again

By Kristin M. Hall | The Associated Press During World War I,…

  • Apr 24th, 2020
This April 10, 2020, photo shows Allison Sturm, Urban Farm Assistant, at the Urban Growers Collective farm in Chicago. The nonprofit teaches young kids and others to grow vegetables at eight urban farms around the city. While their spring educational programs are on hold due to rules on social distancing, Laurell Sims, the co-founder, said they are still focusing on food production and getting produce to families that need it. (Laurell Sims via AP)

Blooming tulips

PORT ANGELES — Tulips come into bloom in planters at the Esplanade…

  • Apr 24th, 2020

Online art show, ‘Earth: An Abstract,’ opens Saturday

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center launches first virtual exhibit

  • Apr 17th, 2020
In this Oct. 23, 2019, photo, amateur botanist David Benscoter, of the Lost Apple Project, works in an orchard at an abandoned homestead near Genesee, Idaho. Benscoter and fellow amateur botanist EJ Brandt recently learned that their work in the fall of 2019 has led to the rediscovery of 10 apple varieties in the Pacific Northwest that were planted by long-ago pioneers and had been thought extinct. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)

10 pioneer-era apple types thought extinct found in US West

By Gillian Flaccus | Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — A team of…

  • Apr 24th, 2020
In this Oct. 23, 2019, photo, amateur botanist David Benscoter, of the Lost Apple Project, works in an orchard at an abandoned homestead near Genesee, Idaho. Benscoter and fellow amateur botanist EJ Brandt recently learned that their work in the fall of 2019 has led to the rediscovery of 10 apple varieties in the Pacific Northwest that were planted by long-ago pioneers and had been thought extinct. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Two Girls Waffle House, Alaska, the 1900s.

When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

By Rebecca L. Spang Professor of History and Director, Liberal Arts and…

  • Mar 25th, 2020
Two Girls Waffle House, Alaska, the 1900s.

Vote for Jaymi for Inked Magazine Covergirl

Calling all Forks Facebookers local tattooed gal Jaymi Goetze is on a…

  • Mar 24th, 2020

Canceled or Cancelled … it’s all the same

Where to start …with the Governor’s recent Statewide Emergency Proclamation closing restaurants,…

  • Mar 18th, 2020

Former FES student accepted into Seattle’s prestigious Raisbeck Aviation High School

By Amy McIntyre Victor Perete McIntyre, known in Forks by his friends…

  • Mar 18th, 2020
Forks Elks Lodge members Lynn Barnes left and Chuck Jennings far right with students Liam Miller, Christian Harding, and Xavier Soto who are representing third-grade classes at Forks Elementary. Submitted Photo

Elks Dictionary Project

Forks Elks Lodge #2524 Dictionary Project is an annual event that teachers…

  • Mar 13th, 2020
Forks Elks Lodge members Lynn Barnes left and Chuck Jennings far right with students Liam Miller, Christian Harding, and Xavier Soto who are representing third-grade classes at Forks Elementary. Submitted Photo

Stay calm and informed … Get the facts

Have you heard that 38 percent of Americans won’t drink Corona beer,…

  • Mar 6th, 2020

Phone spoofing scam scheme experienced in Clallam County

Spoofing is when a caller disguises the number they are calling from…

  • Feb 27th, 2020

Forks Jr. High Honor Breakfast

*Both Quarters/Bold = 4.0 7th Grade Jacob Berry * Miley Blanton *…

  • Feb 27th, 2020

FCH – You and Your Health

A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO PRENATAL CARE - MORE CHOICES FOR WEST END…

  • Feb 21st, 2020

FCH – Ask an Expert

What is an alcohol overdose? Drinking in large amounts can cause significant…

  • Feb 21st, 2020

FCH – You and Your Health

A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO PRENATAL CARE – MORE CHOICES FOR WEST END…

  • Feb 14th, 2020

Scott Archibald named to President’s List at Gonzaga University

Forks resident Scott Archibald has earned placement on the Gonzaga University President’s…

  • Feb 14th, 2020

VFW Auxiliary announces annual membership drive

VFW Auxiliary of Fletcher-Wittenborn Post 9106, Forks, is seeking patriotic men and…

  • Feb 6th, 2020

2019Novel Coronavirus

A new virus called 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019n-CoV) has been identified and…

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Long Lost Family – Found

Back on December 5th, I shared a story here in this column…

  • Jan 30th, 2020

A Home in Forks, WA

By Tom Groenewel March 24, 1992, Sunday 5:30 AM I wake as…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Stormy Weekend

The waters of the Pacific were very unstable on Saturday, Jan. 11,…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

FCH You and Your Health

Energy Drinks Common Questions and Information Myth: Energy drinks are regulated by the…

  • Jan 10th, 2020
Front Street, Port Angeles.

Memories of Ruby Morgenthaler Linton

Written in 1974 I was born and raised at Forks, one of…

  • Dec 29th, 2019
Front Street, Port Angeles.
Not seen around, very often, a T-Rex on Forks Avenue. Photo Christi Baron

Cascadia event, sober event, unnecessary event, and weird event!

This month is more than half over and the year 2019 is…

  • Dec 19th, 2019
Not seen around, very often, a T-Rex on Forks Avenue. Photo Christi Baron

Trinidy Renee Tejano

Trinidy Renee Tejano was born on Dec. 4, 2019, at Forks Community…

  • Dec 13th, 2019

A home in Forks, WA

By Tom Groenewal March 22, 1992 Toleak Point Ahead I hear the…

  • Dec 4th, 2019