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Charles Edward Cone in front of his cabin near Rialto Beach, 1930-1940s. Olson Family Photo

Memories of days gone by

I was born in Forks and grew up west of there. I…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

 

A Home in Forks, WA

By Tom Groenewal November 28 Thanksgiving, my day is quiet after yesterday’s…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

 

Our Big Backyard

By Judy Smith With errands to run in Sequim, it was a…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

 

Garden club resumes monthly meetings

After a summer of gardening, Bogachiel Garden Club members resumed monthly meetings…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

A home in Forks, WA

By Tom Groenewal Day 5 November 21, 1991 Big day in town…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Bessie and Ian 360˚and a 1/3!

By Jane Hielman He walked into the store, big smile, a friendly…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

A home in Forks, WA

by Tom Groenewel Day Three: November 19, 1991 No electric power this…

  • Sep 15th, 2018

Our Big Backyard: Really the Backyard!

By Judy Smith Did you know there are two loop trails directly…

  • Sep 16th, 2018

Remembering 9/11 and sharing an award winning article

This week the country and the world remembered the events of Sept.…

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Our Big Backyard: Queets River Trail

By Judy Smith August 23, 2018 I stopped at Lake Quinault Lodge…

  • Sep 6th, 2018

Lawn Alternatives

Veteran Master Gardener Muriel Nesbitt will provide suggestions for sustainable alternatives to…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Jack Allen Thomas

Jack Allen Thomas was born at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles…

  • Aug 24th, 2018

Traycen Mitchel Gaydeski

Traycen Mitchel Gaydeski was born on Aug. 3, 2018 at 3:58 a.m.,…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

“A Home in Forks, WA”

By Tom Groenewal Forks Journal Day 1 Sunday, November 17, 1991 I…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

One thing leads to another ….

With all the arguing and fussy from people about politics it is…

  • Aug 10th, 2018
The Forks For Lunch Bunch met at the RAC in downtown Forks last Wednesday. About 40 people from around the area attended. The topics of discussion for the day were the performing arts on the West End; and, how to expand sources and make fresh food more available to those living in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Organizer of the meeting Claire Bishop is standing at the front of the room. Photo Christi Baron

Forks For Lunch Bunch meets at the RAC

The Forks for Lunch Bunch started about four years ago as a…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
The Forks For Lunch Bunch met at the RAC in downtown Forks last Wednesday. About 40 people from around the area attended. The topics of discussion for the day were the performing arts on the West End; and, how to expand sources and make fresh food more available to those living in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Organizer of the meeting Claire Bishop is standing at the front of the room. Photo Christi Baron
Clallam Bay Comicon’s Creative Guest, Carla Speed McNeil (left), sits in judgment for the CBCC’s costume and cosplay contest. The Curtis clan showed up with a seriously competitive spirit! Saturday, July 14, Clallam Bay.

Clallam Bay Comicon Recap

The Clallam Bay Comicon’s seventh year was a resounding success. The show…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
Clallam Bay Comicon’s Creative Guest, Carla Speed McNeil (left), sits in judgment for the CBCC’s costume and cosplay contest. The Curtis clan showed up with a seriously competitive spirit! Saturday, July 14, Clallam Bay.

Winners from the 2018 Clallam Bay/Sekiu Fun Days Art and Craft Show

Best in Show: “Pine Needle Baskets” by Sufi Richardson Memorial Award: “Rhodys…

  • Jul 27th, 2018

Photo: Chamber Logging and Mill Tours in full swing

The Forks Chamber of Commerce sponsored Logging and Mill Tour gets ready…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
Benjamin A. Arndt portrait painted sometime in the 1930s.

4th of July recap and Forks Forum Birthday

4th parade recap In mid-June, applications for the Forks Old Fashioned 4th…

  • Jul 16th, 2018
Benjamin A. Arndt portrait painted sometime in the 1930s.

FHS 4th Term Honor Roll

Seniors Principal Award 4.0 Scott A. Archibald Marissa S. Bailey Iris R.…

  • Jun 28th, 2018

FHS 2nd Semester Honor Roll

Seniors Principal Award 4.0 Scott A. Archibald Marissa S. Bailey Kathryn R.…

  • Jun 28th, 2018
Redwood Sorrel in bloom.

Our Big Backyard: Along the Bogachiel River Trail

By Judy Smith Are you looking for a rainforest hike with fewer…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
Redwood Sorrel in bloom.

A young visitor, a stolen bike, an FPD warning, a yearbook Grin and a Happy Fathers Day!!

Earlier this spring, 10-year-old Kadence Jones of Sumas, Wa., emailed the Forks…

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Pat Bello Retires as Community Health Representative

By Meredith Parker The Makah Tribe’s Community Health Program is now without…

  • Jun 14th, 2018

FHS Scholarship and Award Night

I had the honor of attending the FHS 2018 Scholarship and Award…

  • Jun 7th, 2018

Semper Paratus — ‘Always Ready’

You have to wonder about people who are willing to get aboard…

  • May 31st, 2018
Jessica rear center left. Submitted photo

Field trip with Jessica

By Jane Hielman Spring is here and the greens both medicinal and…

  • May 31st, 2018
Jessica rear center left. Submitted photo

Rasmussen to retire from state service

By Meredith Parker, WorkFirst Supervisor at the Forks office Terri Rasmussen is…

  • May 24th, 2018
Photo of local girls in 1899; Whittier, Peterson, Merchant, Lesure, Wilson and the Drabing girls. Bessie Drabing is center standing.

Daughter of a pioneer mother ….

Last summer a couple came into the Forks Forum office. They were…

  • May 11th, 2018
Photo of local girls in 1899; Whittier, Peterson, Merchant, Lesure, Wilson and the Drabing girls. Bessie Drabing is center standing.

Josefine James Etxeita

Josefine James Etxeita was born at 1:13 p.m. on Thursday, April 26,…

  • May 11th, 2018

Forks Junior High Students of the Month for April

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

  • May 3rd, 2018
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

Even if it Killed ‘em

By Duane Miles According to the Clallam County Historical Society this death…

  • May 3rd, 2018
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

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

  • Apr 20th, 2018

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

A bounty of bottles

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

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Why do you live so far away?

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

  • Apr 12th, 2018

George Helvey

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

  • Apr 12th, 2018