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Representative Derek Kilmer stands in front of a slide of a US map showing the areas in our country that are booming, stagnant and some that are worse off, as he spoke to a group of about 50 people at a Town Hall meeting at the Rainforest Arts Center last Wednesday evening. Photo Christi Baron

Kilmer Town Hall Meeting

After the pinning ceremony at Peninsula College, last Wednesday, Representative Derek Kilmer…

  • Sep 15th, 2019

 

Court Report July 25 – Aug. 29

The following people were fined $0 or more and/or received jail sentences…

  • Sep 13th, 2019

 

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Prescribed Burning Planned for Olympic National Forest

Prescribed burning of woody debris is planned for several locations on the…

  • Sep 6th, 2019

 

TWO MORE ARRESTS AND MORE TO FOLLOW, AS INVESTIGATIONS CULMINATE INTO THE SALES OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN CLALLAM COUNTY

On Thursday, Aug. 29, 31-year-old Meshann Lee Clark of Forks and 47-year-old…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Forks resident Dave Hersom was the first veteran up to receive a pin as Clallam County Commissioner Randy Johnson reads out his name and service information Dave shakes hands with Rep. Derek Kilmer. Photo Christi Baron

Kilmer offers Vietnam Veterans Community Pinning Ceremony

Last Wednesday Representative Derek Kilmer invited West End veterans of the Vietnam…

  • Sep 15th, 2019
Forks resident Dave Hersom was the first veteran up to receive a pin as Clallam County Commissioner Randy Johnson reads out his name and service information Dave shakes hands with Rep. Derek Kilmer. Photo Christi Baron

WDFW cancels in-person open houses on wolf post-recovery plan and will schedule online, interactive webinars

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is canceling a series…

  • Sep 4th, 2019

Potato Dig and Seed Swap Sept. 15 at Cowan Heritage Area

Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions and Friends of Hoko River State Park invite…

  • Sep 4th, 2019

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

Aug. 26 Warrant attempt E. Division St., threats/harassment S. Camas Ave., threats…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Former Bogachiel Garden Club co-presidents Judi McClanahan and Kris Ayers thank Mary Ulin for donating her mothers gardening books to the club. Photo Christi Baron

Donation creates a Lending Library for BGC members

Almost two years ago a telephone call from Mary Ulin and Susan…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Former Bogachiel Garden Club co-presidents Judi McClanahan and Kris Ayers thank Mary Ulin for donating her mothers gardening books to the club. Photo Christi Baron

Succession planning workshop for landowners on the Olympic Peninsula

Washington State University Extension, in cooperation with the ONRC/UW, is offering the…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
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The Coast Guard urges boaters in the Pacific Northwest to use extra caution while on the water this Labor Day weekend

Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional boating season…

  • Aug 30th, 2019
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Accident near La Push Road junction

The Washington State Patrol reports a one-vehicle accident occurred on Monday, Aug.…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Ambulance Calls – REMVAC

8/14 - Assist Fire Dept with Structure Fire, Fall 8/15 - Fall,…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Free concert to feature Frances Walton Competition winners

The West End Youth and Community Club is hosting the Ladies Musical…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Rep. Kilmer to hold Town Hall Meeting in Forks

In order to hear from constituents about the issues that matter to…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Salal Cutting Permits to be Issued in September

Permit sales for salal on the Olympic National Forest will begin in…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

“Slow Down, Move Over” Emphasis Patrols this Weekend

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) will conduct a statewide “Slow Down, Move…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019
Representative Kilmer at a Pinning Ceremony last fall in Ocean Shores. Photo Daily World

Rep. Kilmer Invites Vietnam Veterans, Forks Community to Congressional Pinning Ceremony

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will hold a Congressional pinning ceremony for veterans…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019
Representative Kilmer at a Pinning Ceremony last fall in Ocean Shores. Photo Daily World

Forks at the Clallam County Fair 2019

Saydee Peters of Forks was chosen as the Clallam County Fair Queen.…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Fire near Danielson Road

Forks and Beaver firefighters worked to control a cedar burn which threatened…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Community Announcements

Notice of Office Closure Forks City Hall will close at 2 p.m.…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Go Fly a Kite

I was never good at flying kites. Each spring I remember the…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

Aug 12 Vehicle prowl Founders Way, indecent exposure 2600 Block Calawah Way,…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

LOGGING ACCIDENT NEAR FORKS

On Friday, August 16 at about 7:09 a.m. Pencom received a 911…

  • Aug 16th, 2019

Power outage planned

Public Utility District #1 of Clallam County has announced scheduled power outages…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Ambulance Calls – REMVAC

7/25 - Assault 7/26 - Transfer to PA 7/27 - Difficulty Breathing…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Community Announcements

August Men’s Christian Breakfast The August Men’s Nondenominational Fellowship Breakfast at Forks…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Aug. 16th, Summer Interns: Evening Talk at ONRC

By Franklin Hanson Upcoming Evening Talk: “ONRC Interns’ experience for the summer…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Outstanding performance awards go to 110 wastewater treatment plants

Wastewater treatment plant operators play a critical role in keeping Washington’s waters…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Dahlias in the Spotlight

Jan Danford, a Washington State University Master Gardener since 2014, is all…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Joel Bruch of Bruch and Bruch Construction out of Port Angeles Washington with William Flores, Olympic Corrections Center Inmate Recovery Team. Joel assisted in the safe apprehension of Offender Vannausdle, Mark #845800 on 8/13/19.
                                Joel was presented with an IRT challenge coin, Incident Management Team challenge coin and EOU patch to show some appreciation for his support and actions. OCC Photo

Offender apprehended with citizen’s assistance

Escaped offender Mark David Vannausdle was apprehended safely and without incident at…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Joel Bruch of Bruch and Bruch Construction out of Port Angeles Washington with William Flores, Olympic Corrections Center Inmate Recovery Team. Joel assisted in the safe apprehension of Offender Vannausdle, Mark #845800 on 8/13/19.
                                Joel was presented with an IRT challenge coin, Incident Management Team challenge coin and EOU patch to show some appreciation for his support and actions. OCC Photo
Vehicles headed down Fairholme Hill on Lake Crescent-Highway 101. [Photo Courtesy FHWA]

Cleanup Underway for Lake Crescent-Highway 101 Project

Crews will be finishing clean up work throughout the 12-mile work zone…

  • Aug 10th, 2019
Vehicles headed down Fairholme Hill on Lake Crescent-Highway 101. [Photo Courtesy FHWA]
Fire consumes a garage with living area above at this Bogachiel Way residence early Friday morning. Photo CCFPD #1

Early morning fire on Bogachiel Way

Clallam County Fire Protection District No. I, Forks, responded to a structure…

  • Aug 9th, 2019
Fire consumes a garage with living area above at this Bogachiel Way residence early Friday morning. Photo CCFPD #1

Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards and committees

The Board of Clallam County Commissioners announces openings on Advisory Boards and…

  • Aug 9th, 2019
These guys are too cute to go to jail … but not too cute to have their photo taken by Glenn King and then have it printed out as a souvenir from the Hoe-down. Photos by Christi Baron

Elks Hoe-Down

The Forks Elks Lodge held its sixth annual Family Hoe-Down last Saturday.

  • Aug 7th, 2019
These guys are too cute to go to jail … but not too cute to have their photo taken by Glenn King and then have it printed out as a souvenir from the Hoe-down. Photos by Christi Baron

Sunshine and Rainbows Carnival

Above: Was it a hole in one? this bunch was getting in…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Community Announcements

Free Senior Luncheon This month’s Free Senior Luncheon will be held Aug.…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

State Asks Residents to Check Trees for Invasive Pests in August

OLYMPIA– The Washington Invasive Species Council is asking residents to check trees…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

LTC to get new bus!!

To the Citizens of The West End, We cannot thank you enough…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

Wolf post-recovery plan development seeking public comment

OLYMPIA- The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has opened a…

  • Aug 2nd, 2019