Life

Being Thankful

The Realings were on their way to work Friday, Oct. 30, near LaPush, when they were hit head-on by a vehicle that crossed the centerline.

  • Nov 27th, 2015 by

Rasmussen-Ford Plumbing?

Last week, while showering, I noticed that I was taking a shath (shower/bath combo). Shaths are lovely sometimes, ........

Chicken skin

Every year, right before Halloween, I remind myself that I need to tell my eerie tale. Every year I forget because........

One of my favorite veterans

Back in 1995, a love like no other was forming at Forks Elementary School. I was in the fifth grade and I had a huge crush on a boy in my class........

Being Cheese…..

This is a tale about wine and cheese, not consuming them but being them. With the 21st annual Forks Chamber of Commerce Wine & Cheese event

  • Nov 12th, 2015 by

Credit Deserved

Many people do good in the world, but don't always get the credit they deserve. One of those many people is a woman. Her name is........

  • Nov 12th, 2015

The Candy-Handing-Outing Disaster

On Friday evening, I decided to spice up my life a little by breaking my foot. At the time, it seemed like a good idea. .......

Two cents on tailgating

In the history of road rage, there has never been a tailgatee who sped up due to being tailgated........

Voting …

Have you voted yet? Personally I liked the olden days when voters actually went to the polls to vote. The ladies at the Congregational Church would find your name on the list and then you made your choices.......

  • Oct 29th, 2015 by

The unknown, the unsolved and the unexplained … Part 2

The year 1952 was not a good year for fishermen. Not because the fishing was bad, but because people were going fishing and never coming home again..........

  • Oct 29th, 2015 by

Considering a Home Loan? Don’t.

If a friend tells you that securing a home loan will be a simple and rewarding process, end that friendship yesterday......

The unknown, the unsolved and the unexplained …

Personally, I don't like scary movies or haunted houses, but I do like an unsolved mystery. In 1939, the West End experienced several.......

  • Oct 22nd, 2015 by

The Life and Times of JoAnne Willard

Clallam Bay says fare thee well to JoAnn Willard. JoAnn has lived here with us, some of us longer than others, for many years.......

Moe the Crow

I am not sure when or how it happen but at some point I became a bird lover. It may have been a parakeet or that first ........

  • Oct 14th, 2015

The Ban on Fun

I don’t like to brag about it, but back in high school, I was quite the football star at FHS............

Jack Merrick, Pioneer Logger

Jack Merrick was born in Priest River, Idaho, in 1927. His parents were farmers and he grew up with one brother, Donald.........

  • Oct 6th, 2015 by

Celebrating Echoes of Axes

In the early days of the Forks Forum, the 1930s, it was not unusual to see at least one and sometimes two stories on the front page telling ..........

  • Oct 6th, 2015 by

Carded for DayQuil?

I am super ungood (not a real word) at guessing ages. Therefore, when I serve adult beverages, I card everyone …

Going to the dump

I am not sure if this is a small town thing, a Forks thing or just my family thing but when I was a child one of my family's favorite.......

  • Sep 25th, 2015 by

A new television show?

I don’t often listen to our local radio station for two reasons: First of all, I have to be parked in their parking lot for my stereo to even pick it up......

Remembering the Olympic Theater

On May 9, 1930, the Olympic Theater opened for business. Movies previously had been shown in the IOOF hall, but this was a real theater........

  • Sep 17th, 2015 by

Back in 1997

Am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been, have, had, has, do, does, did, can, could, shall, should, will, would, may, might, must. These are the verbs of being............

Larkin…..More than a back-yard chicken

Due to their vulnerability, the average life expectancy of a backyard chicken is only about three years.........

  • Sep 11th, 2015

Doggone news

Last Thursday afternoon the Forks Forum office was sort of like the happiest place on earth, sort of like Disneyland without.........

  • Sep 11th, 2015 by

Invest in people

It’s the start of a brand new school year and little Johnny is all excited as he’s looking forward to catching up with all his classmates..........

  • Sep 11th, 2015

Who Loves a Ford? (Not this Ford)

Due to a recent schedule change, I have been subjected to the cruel and unusual punishment of driving my husband’s quirky Ford..........

Tidbits….

Nothing says happy Monday morning like waking up to a squirrel in your living room. How do you know...........

  • Sep 3rd, 2015 by

Not This Again

While cruising around Facebook the other day, I came across a post where a woman shared a photo that said, “Pray for Washington.” She added her own comment which said......

Moe Flores is getting old …

Well, he may not look it but Forks handyman Moe Flores is going to have his 60th birthday on Sept. 5............

  • Sep 4th, 2015 by

Welcome Cannabis Coast & Puffin Café!

You may have heard by now that The Smoke House is being transformed into a recreational marijuana shop. ........

  • Sep 4th, 2015

Happy Bankiversary!!!

Many people have been asking me about it so I’m just going to publicly announce my exciting news; Sept. 23 will be my 11th bankiversary.......

Driving the ‘Unique Miss Dixie’

What is it that is driving this turbo-powered, ever-ready, red hat kind of lady?

  • Aug 28th, 2015

Remembering…..Sappho

In 1929, J.M. “Pop Goody” Goodwin constructed a building to serve as a tavern he called Goody's........

  • Aug 21st, 2015 by

Complimentary Nasal Rebreathers

In response to last week’s column about the hot springs aroma, someone said to themselves, “I’ll show her!” and alerted me to their wonderful article explaining why some hot springs smell........

The mysterious disappearance of Mr. Robison

What if someone in your family disappeared? Just decided to leave their life behind, start a new life ........

  • Aug 13th, 2015 by

It’s the sulfur, we swear!

I went to the hot springs this weekend. If you have never been there before, you need to know one thing about the place........

Little Al Genson, the duck that defied the odds

I am not sure what year I got mallard ducks but it was quite a while ago. My aunt lived at Lake Pleasant and an eagle had killed the..........

  • Aug 6th, 2015 by

Forever fourteen

Johnny Brown was the first person that I actually knew that died. It was the summer of 1970.........

  • Aug 6th, 2015 by

A Stand Alone Electrical Plant built in Forks for under $1,000

For all the mistakes I've made along the road to electrical independence, I have exercised some genius in hitching my.........

  • Aug 6th, 2015

Flagger Ahead

Most of you probably don’t know this, but I am a Certified Professional Construction Traffic Controlling Technician Specialist …

  • Aug 6th, 2015