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FHS grad and Elks Club member Dean McCoy is a blur but still smiling as he rushes to get more tables and chairs Saturday night at the Elks. Photo Christi Baron

A memorable class reunion!

What if you had an event and 100 more people than you…

FHS grad and Elks Club member Dean McCoy is a blur but still smiling as he rushes to get more tables and chairs Saturday night at the Elks. Photo Christi Baron
Forks Junior High Students of the Month for April

Forks Junior High Students of the Month for April

Riley Smith is a 7th grader whose parents are Kristi Smith and…

  • May 3rd, 2018
Forks Junior High Students of the Month for April
A photo-op with the Rock the Park guys and others before we hit the trail at the Hoh Rain Forest. Submitted Photo

Brush with celebrity at the Hoh and Veterans Stand Down

I don’t know about you but being a lifelong Forks resident I…

  • Apr 27th, 2018
A photo-op with the Rock the Park guys and others before we hit the trail at the Hoh Rain Forest. Submitted Photo
Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship opportunities

Hunter Education Scholarship A $2,500 scholarship is available for high school juniors…

  • Apr 20th, 2018
Scholarship opportunities
History winner, burgers, drama club and Chief for a Day

History winner, burgers, drama club and Chief for a Day

Anyone that knows me knows I love our local history! So I…

  • Apr 20th, 2018
History winner, burgers, drama club and Chief for a Day
George Helvey

George Helvey

Editor’s Note: This story, about George Helvey, is story number two in…

  • Apr 12th, 2018
George Helvey
Why do you live so far away?

Why do you live so far away?

“I recently hosted my 11- year-old nephew from the East Coast. After…

  • Apr 12th, 2018
Why do you live so far away?
A bounty of bottles

A bounty of bottles

At the monthly meeting of the West End Historical Society held Tuesday,…

  • Apr 12th, 2018
A bounty of bottles
Lyla Dee and Lydia George Hirsch

Lyla Dee and Lydia George Hirsch

Mike and Corinne Hirsch would like to introduce you to their twin…

  • Mar 24th, 2018
Lyla Dee and Lydia George Hirsch
Murals and Merle

Murals and Merle

Murals As I was driving through downtown Forks a few weeks ago…

  • Mar 23rd, 2018
Murals and Merle
The Sappho Cafe that once stood at the junction of U.S. Highway 101 and the Clallam Bay turn off. Today self-serve gas pumps occupy the location. Forks Forum Archives

Remembering the Sappho Cafe and Grandma Smitty

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor March is Women’s History Month. The…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018
The Sappho Cafe that once stood at the junction of U.S. Highway 101 and the Clallam Bay turn off. Today self-serve gas pumps occupy the location. Forks Forum Archives
Pearl clam digging on her 100th birthday.

Genuine Pearl

Editor’s note: I wrote this story about Pearl when she was turning…

  • Mar 14th, 2018
Pearl clam digging on her 100th birthday.
OPAA Scholarship Opportunity

OPAA Scholarship Opportunity

Each year the Olympic Peninsula Art Association offers scholarships to students interested…

  • Mar 8th, 2018
OPAA Scholarship Opportunity
This postcard shows the original builders of the Spruce Railroad. A paddle wheel ferry boat can be seen on Lake Crescent. Forks Forum Archives

Lake Crescent Spruce Railroad Trail Project resumes March 1

The next phase of improvements to the Spruce Railroad Trail is set…

  • Mar 1st, 2018
This postcard shows the original builders of the Spruce Railroad. A paddle wheel ferry boat can be seen on Lake Crescent. Forks Forum Archives
First Aid Night well attended

First Aid Night well attended

On February 22, Quileute Head Start hosted their 2nd annual Family First…

  • Mar 1st, 2018
First Aid Night well attended
Landon Allen Jacobson

Landon Allen Jacobson

Landon Allen Jacobson was born December 26, 2017, at Olympic Medical Center…

  • Feb 15th, 2018
Landon Allen Jacobson
Support continues for Orlando

Support continues for Orlando

A Fun Run to benefit Orlando’s Cancer Fund was held last November.…

  • Feb 15th, 2018
Support continues for Orlando
Problem recognizers, problem solvers

Problem recognizers, problem solvers

So often it seems that there are a lot of problem recognizers.…

  • Jan 31st, 2018
Problem recognizers, problem solvers
Former Forks resident crowned as 2018 Colorado State Auctioneer Champion

Former Forks resident crowned as 2018 Colorado State Auctioneer Champion

During the 60th Anniversary Colorado Auctioneers Association Convention, auctioneers from all over…

  • Jan 31st, 2018
Former Forks resident crowned as 2018 Colorado State Auctioneer Champion
Writing your own obituary

Writing your own obituary

Last week I received an interesting call … well, I receive interesting…

Writing your own obituary
Homelessness in Forks

Homelessness in Forks

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor As the weather turns colder, there…

  • Jan 9th, 2018
Homelessness in Forks
2017 …it’s a wrap

2017 …it’s a wrap

As 2017 comes to an end, it is time to reflect on…

2017 …it’s a wrap
Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor A few weeks ago I shared…

  • Dec 20th, 2017
Home for the Holidays
Throwback Thursday Vintage Postcards

Throwback Thursday Vintage Postcards

These postcards were collected by the late Jaime Munro and after his…

  • Dec 20th, 2017
Throwback Thursday Vintage Postcards
Remembering and finding a little boy

Remembering and finding a little boy

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor The Forks Congregational Church is the…

  • Dec 14th, 2017
Remembering and finding a little boy
Clallam Bay and Sekiu welcome Santa

Clallam Bay and Sekiu welcome Santa

The Clallam Bay Lions Club and Clallam Bay-Sekiu Visitor’s Center co-sponsored Santa’s…

  • Dec 14th, 2017
Clallam Bay and Sekiu welcome Santa
A photo of Sue Liedtke from 2015 when she won a turkey at the WEBPA drawing. Photo Christi Baron

All I want for Christmas is ….

‘Tis the season of giving and receiving. For most people, they are…

  • Dec 12th, 2017
A photo of Sue Liedtke from 2015 when she won a turkey at the WEBPA drawing. Photo Christi Baron
A brief history of Sekiu School-Sekiu Community Center

A brief history of Sekiu School-Sekiu Community Center

By John Burdick Sekiu Schoolhouse was built in 1916, designed by Harold…

  • Nov 21st, 2017
A brief history of Sekiu School-Sekiu Community Center
Ginger Haberman all smiles in the center of the photo, burning the mortgage!

A brief history of the Clothing Bank, Disaster Relief Committee

Editors Note: With the passing of Ginger Haberman it is a good…

  • Nov 19th, 2017
Ginger Haberman all smiles in the center of the photo, burning the mortgage!
Hanawalt – Huggins wed

Hanawalt – Huggins wed

Jessie Hanawalt of Renton, WA and Dallas Huggins of Forks, were married…

  • Nov 14th, 2017
Hanawalt – Huggins wed
The game camera proof ..there was a killer in the neighborhood!

When Raccoons Attack

By Christi Baron Raccoons will eat songbirds, ducks, chickens, and eggs. They…

  • Nov 8th, 2017
The game camera proof ..there was a killer in the neighborhood!
The ‘Best of’ Forks

The ‘Best of’ Forks

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor People choose to volunteer for a…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017
The ‘Best of’ Forks
Wilma and Oscar today. Photo Christi Baron

Pioneer Logger Award, part II: Oscar Peterson

The West End Business and Professional Association selected two Pioneer Logger Award…

  • Oct 26th, 2017
Wilma and Oscar today. Photo Christi Baron
Pat a few years before she met Dale.

Pioneer Logger award winner Pat Raben

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor This year the Pioneer Logger Award…

  • Oct 26th, 2017
Pat a few years before she met Dale.
Board of Health meeting and more

Board of Health meeting and more

By Christ Baron Forks Forum Editor Once a year the Clallam County…

  • Sep 30th, 2017
Board of Health meeting and more
Bill Sperry presides over the live auction at the Cherish Our Children event December 2012. Photo Quileute Tribe

Will ‘Cherish Our Children’ die of old age?

By Showandah Terrill There we were at our first, small meeting to…

  • Sep 29th, 2017
Bill Sperry presides over the live auction at the Cherish Our Children event December 2012. Photo Quileute Tribe

Forks is still celebrating its fame from ‘Twilight’

More than a decade after the first book came out, townsfolk still discuss the pros and cons.

Couple’s Ministry Takes Root in Forks

Couple’s Ministry Takes Root in Forks

German and Connie Granillo have been in Forks since May and they…

  • Sep 21st, 2017
Couple’s Ministry Takes Root in Forks
Grief-bereavement group forming

Grief-bereavement group forming

By Paul Fiorini I was at the Assured Hospice booth at The…

  • Sep 14th, 2017
Grief-bereavement group forming
Azalea Ramos completes Basic Training

Azalea Ramos completes Basic Training

Azalea Ramos of Forks recently completed basic training at Ft. Jackson in…

  • Sep 8th, 2017
Azalea Ramos completes Basic Training