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C. Edward Cone outside his cabin near Mora, WA, in the 1930s. Olson Family photo

C. Edward Cone …West End Pioneer

By Christi Baron The West End of Clallam County has been home…

  • Apr 20th, 2021

 

Forest Officials remind visitors of spring conditions and continued high use

As weather continues to warm Forest officials are reminding visitors of potentially…

  • Apr 15th, 2021

 

VHOCC online grief support group starts April 13

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) announces an online grief support group,…

  • Apr 8th, 2021

 

Captures for European green crab were down across the North Olympic Peninsula with only three found in Dungeness. Resource managers there plan to trap in April and May and if none are captured they’ll turn to a monthly monitoring system. Photo courtesy of USFWS

Invasive green crab numbers dwindle in Dungeness

Neah Bay resource managers to further research this summer with video By…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
Captures for European green crab were down across the North Olympic Peninsula with only three found in Dungeness. Resource managers there plan to trap in April and May and if none are captured they’ll turn to a monthly monitoring system. Photo courtesy of USFWS

Update: Salmonellosis outbreak in wild birds

A drop in the number of reports of sick or dead birds…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
Dragonfly in Midair by Emily Matthiessen

Tidepools Magazine announces 2021 winners

Tidepools Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 art…

  • Mar 25th, 2021
Dragonfly in Midair by Emily Matthiessen

Join the Nation…Thank A Vietnam Veteran

For those who may not be aware, The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition…

  • Mar 17th, 2021
The House of Representatives convenes to honor Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with HR 4602, Jan. 21, 2019.

Washington state’s only Native American lawmaker cuts a path in Olympia

By Patric Haerle Washington State Journal Debra Lekanoff always makes sure to…

  • Mar 17th, 2021
The House of Representatives convenes to honor Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with HR 4602, Jan. 21, 2019.
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March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month

Keep Your Pets Safe with Tips from Best Friends Animal Society By…

  • Mar 12th, 2021
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Coast Guard promotes official boating safety app for PNW mariners

The Coast Guard is promoting a mobile application to assist with maritime…

  • Mar 5th, 2021

Suicide prevention team idea moves forward

• Next stop for bill is appropriations By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News…

  • Feb 26th, 2021
DAR Award winner Ivan Cortani. Submitted photo

Michael Trebert announces Five National Awards at the Annual “George Washington” Tea

The local Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is announcing…

  • Feb 26th, 2021
DAR Award winner Ivan Cortani. Submitted photo

The importance of women’s heart health

According to the American Heart Association, “Every minute in the United States,…

  • Feb 18th, 2021

New suicide review team proposed

By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Service The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating a…

  • Feb 12th, 2021

Heart Valve Disease

National Heart Valve Awareness Day is February 22. As many as 11…

  • Feb 12th, 2021
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Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions assist /advise high school students with beach cleanup and data reporting

By Nancy Messmer This month, Molly Scofield, Port Angeles High School ASB…

  • Feb 7th, 2021
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Continuing Sustainable Agriculture Initiative on the West End

Submitted by Roy Morris and Nancy Messmer Friends of Hoko River State…

  • Jan 28th, 2021
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Archibald named to Dean’s List at Gonzaga University

West End resident Scott Archibald has earned placement on the Gonzaga University…

  • Jan 21st, 2021
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Young Quaker Stokes,

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

By Chigger Stokes Special to the Forks Forum On Monday, Jan. 18,…

  • Jan 21st, 2021
Young Quaker Stokes,

Social Security News

Your Newborn and their Social Security Number Getting your newborn a Social…

  • Jan 21st, 2021
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Help protect wild birds from deadly salmonellosis

Recent reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders in King,…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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Fun and imaginative books for children — Especially for those with any learning disability

This set of two books with 15 original stories are beautifully illustrated…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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First baby of the year born on Peninsula

By Pierre LaBossiere Olympic Peninsula News Group A Forks family’s baby boy…

  • Jan 7th, 2021
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Top winter mental health tips from Washington experts

By Community Health Plan of Washington Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington…

  • Jan 7th, 2021
Ruth greeting Seahawks fans with her “I hate Seahawks” sign at her home on Sunday evening.

2021 predictions

With most people just wishing to forget that 2020 ever happened…be careful…

  • Jan 11th, 2021
Ruth greeting Seahawks fans with her “I hate Seahawks” sign at her home on Sunday evening.
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Adoption gift certificates are a great idea for friends or families looking for a pet

By Best Friends Animal Society Americans are inundated each year by classic…

  • Dec 30th, 2020
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The Whittier Hop house once stood on the east side of what is now Forks Avenue, and the location has been identified as somewhere between the Forks Motel and the Forks Transit Center. Mr. Whittier is seen here, in the photo, next to the dog. Whittier’s arm is up on the bale of hops. Photo Forks Forum Archives

The Whittier’s

By Christi Baron Editor Forks Forum Merrill Whittier: West End Pioneer In…

  • Dec 27th, 2020
The Whittier Hop house once stood on the east side of what is now Forks Avenue, and the location has been identified as somewhere between the Forks Motel and the Forks Transit Center. Mr. Whittier is seen here, in the photo, next to the dog. Whittier’s arm is up on the bale of hops. Photo Forks Forum Archives
Ruth …from 2018….did I mention she is also a Tom Brady fan?

Ruth’s Night Before Christmas

With the Seahawks now in the top spot in their division …I…

  • Dec 25th, 2020
Ruth …from 2018….did I mention she is also a Tom Brady fan?
Letters to Santa

Forks Community Preschool Letters to Santa

Forks Community Preschool Monday/Thursday AM Class Teachers Beth and Janice Dear Santa,…

  • Dec 16th, 2020
Letters to Santa
Karen's long-gone basketball. Submitted Photo

Message on a basketball

Reprinted from the Forks Forum December 2014 Everyone has heard of putting…

  • Dec 10th, 2020
Karen's long-gone basketball. Submitted Photo
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More on Mental Health

It is on all our minds, every day, all day long, and…

  • Dec 3rd, 2020
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Wildlife: Dirty Thirties Thanksgiving

By Pat Neal This is a story of an Olympic Peninsula family…

  • Dec 3rd, 2020
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Winter care for trees, shrubs and perennials in containers

By Melinda Myers As you prepare your landscape for winter don’t overlook…

  • Nov 27th, 2020
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pets

Best Friends Animal Society offers tips to keep pets safe amid first COVID Thanksgiving

Like everything else in 2020, for most people, this Thanksgiving will look…

  • Nov 27th, 2020
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The Russians from the Russian American Company’s ship St Nicholai are attacked by the locals. Charles Ellms

Wildlife: Spawning Season

By Pat Neal It was daylight on the river on a dark…

  • Nov 18th, 2020
The Russians from the Russian American Company’s ship St Nicholai are attacked by the locals. Charles Ellms
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Rent or Mortgage for a Year Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win $15,000!

  • Nov 16th, 2020
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7 reasons you should find a fantastic “new” old friend

By Best Friends Animal Society At 14, with one eye and a…

  • Nov 12th, 2020
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Elk visiting City Hall. Photo Christi Baron

Wildlife: Opening Day

By Pat Neal It was daylight in the swamp on the opening…

  • Nov 12th, 2020
Elk visiting City Hall. Photo Christi Baron
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COMING SOON: Rent or Mortgage for a Year Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win $15,000 starting Nov. 16!

  • Nov 11th, 2020
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“Landscaping with Native Plants” by Joe Holtrop

Want to learn how to create sustainable landscapes that thrive while requiring…

  • Nov 4th, 2020
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