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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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Newspaper clipping shows the pattern on the cedar bark cloth.

Woman seeks to unravel mystery of large piece of Cedar Bark Cloth

From November 1957 reprinted in the Forks Forum from the PA Evening…

  • Oct 29th, 2020
Newspaper clipping shows the pattern on the cedar bark cloth.
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Unsolved West End Mysteries

By Christi Baron Is it the chill on the backs of our…

  • Oct 22nd, 2020
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Richard Halverson, Pioneer Logger 2019, with Jack Banner, and Dean Hurn, on the right, Pioneer Logger Award winner for 2020. This photo was taken by Lonnie Archibald during past coffee hours at the Lake Pleasant Grocery where truckers, loggers, fishermen, mill rites, etc. once met to discuss important things.

Dean Hurn WEBPA Pioneer Logger Award Winner 2020

SINCE 1981, THE Pioneer Logger Award has been bestowed, during Hickory Shirt/Heritage…

  • Oct 15th, 2020
Richard Halverson, Pioneer Logger 2019, with Jack Banner, and Dean Hurn, on the right, Pioneer Logger Award winner for 2020. This photo was taken by Lonnie Archibald during past coffee hours at the Lake Pleasant Grocery where truckers, loggers, fishermen, mill rites, etc. once met to discuss important things.

A Star is Born

By Pat Neal It was going to be one of those days…

  • Oct 15th, 2020
Henry Collings and his daughter Melinda Collings Stephens Elterich.

Road names …tell a story

By Christi Baron In Forks’ very early years, around 1911, Adam Copeland…

  • Oct 9th, 2020
Henry Collings and his daughter Melinda Collings Stephens Elterich.

Wildlife: Dogs I Have Known

By Pat Neal Often along about this time of year I get…

  • Oct 8th, 2020
Why you should do the Census

Why you should do the Census

By Christi Baron The United States Census is a decennial census mandated…

  • Oct 1st, 2020
Why you should do the Census
Pastor/chaplain Andy Pursley helps a group of grade school students handle the hose Friday, Sept 18 at the Beaver Fire Hall where these youngsters besides taking a ride on the fire truck learned the ways of fire fighting. Local fire departments are always searching for volunteer firemen. Perhaps Fire District #1 Beaver has found some future recruits. Photos by Lonnie Archibald

Future Firefighters?

Pastor/chaplain Andy Pursley helps a group of grade school students handle the…

  • Sep 23rd, 2020
Pastor/chaplain Andy Pursley helps a group of grade school students handle the hose Friday, Sept 18 at the Beaver Fire Hall where these youngsters besides taking a ride on the fire truck learned the ways of fire fighting. Local fire departments are always searching for volunteer firemen. Perhaps Fire District #1 Beaver has found some future recruits. Photos by Lonnie Archibald
Wildlife: Historical Fish Story

Wildlife: Historical Fish Story

By Pat Neal It can be educational to look back at the…

  • Sep 23rd, 2020
Wildlife: Historical Fish Story
Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends Weather anomalies: recently a temperature of 130 degrees was…

  • Sep 17th, 2020
Odds and Ends
Wildlife: Things could be worse

Wildlife: Things could be worse

By Pat Neal This week has been like living in a smokehouse…

  • Sep 17th, 2020
Wildlife: Things could be worse
Beebe earns Bachelor’s

Beebe earns Bachelor’s

Taylor Jean Beebe of Sequim has graduated from Central Washington University as…

  • Sep 2nd, 2020
Beebe earns Bachelor’s
Spotlight on Jerry White: August 2020 Volunteer of the Month

Spotlight on Jerry White: August 2020 Volunteer of the Month

Friends of Hoko River State Park recognize Jerry White

  • Aug 28th, 2020
Spotlight on Jerry White: August 2020 Volunteer of the Month

Essay Contest Entries

Last week’s Forks Forum featured the first and second place winning essays,…

  • Aug 21st, 2020
Essay Contest Winners

Essay Contest Winners

Editor’s note: Around the 4th of July a Forks Forum reader came…

  • Aug 13th, 2020
Essay Contest Winners
Wildlife: Tourist’s Revenge

Wildlife: Tourist’s Revenge

By Pat Neal Sometimes it’s fun to make fun of the silly…

  • Aug 13th, 2020
Wildlife: Tourist’s Revenge
Albert and Grace Fletcher in 1909 on their honeymoon, in front of the Hotel Forks …location near the stoplight today.

Old photos

Albert and Grace Fletcher in 1909 on their honeymoon, in front of…

  • Aug 13th, 2020
Albert and Grace Fletcher in 1909 on their honeymoon, in front of the Hotel Forks …location near the stoplight today.

Wildlife: The Cold Vanish

By Pat Neal It was another tough week in the news. A…

  • Aug 5th, 2020
Mora Campground

Mora Campground

With Local Tribes closing their lands to visitors because of COVID-19 and…

  • Aug 5th, 2020
Mora Campground
No see ums …but you feel ums!

Wildlife: A Buggy Time of Year

By Pat Neal We’d like to tell our tourist visitors that there…

  • Jul 30th, 2020
No see ums …but you feel ums!
Support Native Bees and Enjoy the Many Benefits

Support Native Bees and Enjoy the Many Benefits

By Melinda Myers Pollinators are responsible for about 75% of the food…

  • Jul 30th, 2020
Support Native Bees and Enjoy the Many Benefits
Memories of Shuwah School

Memories of Shuwah School

By Barney Klahn Shuwah School, District 24, located on the Gaydeski road,…

  • Jul 16th, 2020
Memories of Shuwah School
Wildlife: The Garden Diary

Wildlife: The Garden Diary

By Pat Neal It was the lettuce that convinced me to grow…

  • Jul 16th, 2020
Wildlife: The Garden Diary

4th of July Past …. a look back

So this year’s celebration was not the 4th of July that we…

  • Jul 10th, 2020
FHS 2020 Graduate’s Scholarships and Future Plans

FHS 2020 Graduate’s Scholarships and Future Plans

ELIZABETH MARIE ADAMS - Guardian - Tim and Jen Adams; Elizabeth has…

  • Jul 10th, 2020
FHS 2020 Graduate’s Scholarships and Future Plans
Some of the painted rock designs. Submitted Photos

OCC Rocks!

Olympic Corrections Center Correctional Officer Ronald (Ronny) Howell’s twelve-year-old granddaughter Riley started…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020
Some of the painted rock designs. Submitted Photos

FCH – Ask An Expert: Tanning

Will a base tan help me avoid sun damage? Is a tanning…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

Monday …Monday

Last Monday was not a good day, I was still dealing with…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

FCH – You and Your Health

Your Health Care Cannot Wait- Managing Diabetes is good for your health…

  • Jun 19th, 2020

Britney Dean of Forks named to Dean’s List at George Fox University

Britney Dean of Forks was among those who earned dean’s list recognition…

  • Jun 11th, 2020
Wildlife:

Wildlife:

Babes in the Woods By Pat Neal There is a certain tension…

  • Jun 11th, 2020
Wildlife:
Wildlife

Wildlife

The Camas Are Blooming By Pat Neal Captain Willian Clark of the…

  • Jun 4th, 2020
Wildlife

A Look Back …this week in the Forks Forum

1995 - Dry windy weather sparked a forest fire near Olympic Corrections…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

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

FCH: Ask an Expert: Masks and gloves?

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

  • May 24th, 2020
QVSD continues student outreach

QVSD continues student outreach

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

  • May 24th, 2020
QVSD continues student outreach
NOLS Board of Trustees appoints next director

NOLS Board of Trustees appoints next director

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

  • May 24th, 2020
NOLS Board of Trustees appoints next director
Wildlife: The Bridge

Wildlife: The Bridge

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

  • May 24th, 2020
Wildlife: The Bridge
Remembering one of our own on Memorial Day

Remembering one of our own on Memorial Day

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

  • May 24th, 2020
Remembering one of our own on Memorial Day