Bob Henry’s mile record time of 4:41.5 was bettered twice, first by Gary Peterson in 1966 with a time of 4:38.9 and then by Gary’s brother Stan with a time of 4:36.3 in 1968. Because of the statewide conversion to the metric system……..
With the recent exciting discovery of the Quileute petroglyph several news reports have made reference to the Quileute village fire that took place in 1889 and the fact that most relics the tribe possessed at that time were lost in that blaze.
Here is what led up to the fire …
A few years ago Larry Burtness told me that the oldest building in Forks was a small wooden structure that sat in the side yard of the former Ninke house which sits in the middle of downtown. I thought to myself I need to take a picture of that little building and of course I didn’t. More……..
As the rains begin I am reminded once again about how different this past year has been while living in Forks. Forks, is a small town of 3,200 and lies in the heart of the Olympic Peninsula’s rain forest sandwiched between sea and mountains. More……
Building quickly cleared of parents and children attending Christmas program
Fire Wednesday night destroyed the Quillayute Grade School. The structure was burned to the ground and only a few things were saved.