Life

Pat Bello Retires as Community Health Representative

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

  • Jun 14th, 2018

 

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

 

FHS Scholarship and Award Night

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

  • Jun 7th, 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

Semper Paratus — ‘Always Ready’

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

  • May 31st, 2018

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

Lyla Dee and Lydia George Hirsch

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

  • Mar 24th, 2018

Murals and Merle

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

  • Mar 23rd, 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

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

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

  • Mar 8th, 2018

First Aid Night well attended

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

  • 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

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

Landon Allen Jacobson

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

  • Feb 15th, 2018

Support continues for Orlando

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

  • Feb 15th, 2018

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

Problem recognizers, problem solvers

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

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Writing your own obituary

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

Homelessness in Forks

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

  • Jan 9th, 2018

2017 …it’s a wrap

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

Throwback Thursday Vintage Postcards

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

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Home for the Holidays

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

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Remembering and finding a little boy

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

  • Dec 14th, 2017

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
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

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

  • Nov 21st, 2017
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

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

  • Nov 14th, 2017

When Raccoons Attack

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

  • Nov 8th, 2017