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Daily Calls for Service

June 20 Medical Spruce Dr., citizen assist Bogachiel Way, business check Mora…

  • Jul 10th, 2020

 

Patients drove up to the Akalat Center and were immediately greeted by a member of the National Guard dressed in HAZMAT. Submitted Photos

National Guard conducted COVID-19 testing in La Push

By Emily Foster The US Army Washington Air National Guard was stationed…

  • Jul 10th, 2020

 

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Community Announcements

Humanities Washington presents Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society As part…

  • Jul 10th, 2020

 

Warrants issued for Facebook accounts

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group Search warrants were issued last…

  • Jul 9th, 2020

Wildlife – Is it going to rain?

By Pat Neal “Is it going to rain?” My tourist friend asked.…

  • Jul 9th, 2020

Public invited to review and comment on plan for Enchanted Valley Chalet

The National Park Service released an environmental assessment (EA) for the final…

  • Jul 10th, 2020

Take action now to protect against wildfire

From Clallam County Conservation District: The snowpack in the Olympics is about…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Tip and Sip – West End Taproom now open

Opening a new business is a stressful time …but opening a new…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020
Warner’s Garage 4th of July parade entry 1936. Forks Forum Archives

4th of July update

In 1936, on the 4th of July, it rained about 4 inches…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020
Warner’s Garage 4th of July parade entry 1936. Forks Forum Archives

FCH: You and Your Health

Living with Asthma For 19.2 million adults in the US, asthma is…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

The Heritage Garden south of John Cowan’s historic farmhouse is planted and growing

Volunteers neededto tend it! By Nancy Messmer Secretary-Friends of Hoko River State…

  • Jul 1st, 2020
The 2020 Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration is going to be sort of like this dog at the 2019 celebration …a real sleeper …but there will be a few activities to enjoy! Photo David Youngberg

Forks 4th Activities

With much uncertainty, the town’s annual celebration for the Forks Old Fashioned…

  • Jun 29th, 2020
The 2020 Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration is going to be sort of like this dog at the 2019 celebration …a real sleeper …but there will be a few activities to enjoy! Photo David Youngberg

#forksgrowingtogether

From the group’s Facebook page … “You may have already started seeing…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

Wildlife – The Blackberry Forecast

By Pat Neal I thought I had died and gone to blackberry…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

OPEN LETTER TO POTENTIAL JURORS:

The Washington Supreme Court has authorized courts to resume jury trials as…

  • Jul 1st, 2020
QVSD Superintendant Diana Reaume gives a live presentation at the Wednesday, June 17 Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting at Blakeslee’s. Photo Christi Baron

QVSD Superintendant updates Chamber

After a little technical difficulty, the Forks Chamber met for the first…

  • Jul 1st, 2020
QVSD Superintendant Diana Reaume gives a live presentation at the Wednesday, June 17 Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting at Blakeslee’s. Photo Christi Baron

Wildlife – Pacific Trail

By Pat Neal Summertime has always been the time to hit the…

  • Jun 19th, 2020

Community Announcements

Flag retirement ceremony Forks Elks Lodge #2524 will be having a flag…

  • Jun 16th, 2020
A few tourists and a few locals enjoyed a sunny day at Ruby Beach last week as access to some area beaches were allowed. Photo Christi Baron

Kalaloch beaches and Hoh Rain Forest Open

By Peninsula Daily News Kalaloch area beaches opened last Wednesday for day-use…

  • Jun 16th, 2020
A few tourists and a few locals enjoyed a sunny day at Ruby Beach last week as access to some area beaches were allowed. Photo Christi Baron

Daily Calls for Service

May 30 9-1-1 hangup Elderberry Ave., overdue person Klahn-dike Blvd., weapons discharge…

  • Jun 16th, 2020
Firemen from District 1 fight a fire at the Peach home near MP 203 in Sappho at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. Law enforcement and Forks medics were also called to the scene. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

County commissioner, wife, unhurt in house fire

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach…

  • Jun 16th, 2020
Firemen from District 1 fight a fire at the Peach home near MP 203 in Sappho at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. Law enforcement and Forks medics were also called to the scene. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Bogachiel Garden Club awards $500 scholarship to Grace Sprague

By Kris Ayers Bogachiel Garden Club recently awarded a $500 scholarship to…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

The mayor’s message on the City of Forks page Monday, June 8

Good morning Mayor Tim Fletcher here. As we sort through the events…

  • Jun 8th, 2020

Sound Publishing is launching a new program to help local companies spread the news that they’re open for business.

Sound — which owns The Forks Forum, Sequim Gazette, Peninsula Daily News…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

FHS Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony will be June 13 at 2 p.m.

In order to ensure the health and safety of the graduates, their…

  • Jun 4th, 2020
This banner supporting the FHS senior class of 2020 went up last Friday morning over Highway 101 at the north end of town. Photo Christi Baron

Banner to support Senior class was a community effort

Banner organizer Kim Kearns said, “I was seeing all those adopt-a-senior Facebook…

  • Jun 4th, 2020
This banner supporting the FHS senior class of 2020 went up last Friday morning over Highway 101 at the north end of town. Photo Christi Baron

FHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian selected

Forks High School is proud to announce the Class of 2020 Valedictorian…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

Court Report

The following people received fines of $0 or more and/or received jail…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

Forks man arrested for assault with a knife

On May 30 at approximately 3 a.m. Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputies were…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

Allen Trust helps feed community

About a month ago Eugene Fraker, a volunteer with the weekly Feeding…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

QVSA Online Auction takes in just over $113,000

With uncertain times the annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction had been in…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

Clallam County Chambers Launch Loan Program for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Partnership with Craft3 received funding from Clallam County CLALLAM COUNTY – Small…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Congratulations Class of 2024: 8th Grade Completion

Forks Jr. High School would like to congratulate our seventy-three 8th-grade students…

  • Jun 30th, 2020

Clallam County approved for Phase 2 of Safe Start plan for COVID-19 Recovery

Residents and business owners urged to stay safe by following Phase 2…

  • May 29th, 2020

Recreational Fishing Update for June 1 in Olympic National Park

On June 1, Olympic National Park will open the following park waters…

  • May 29th, 2020

Police calls for May 9-24

May 9 Medical Quillayute Rd., welfare check Hwy 101, traffic hazard 700…

  • May 27th, 2020

Fleck inducted into Alpha Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa

Emma-Grayce V. Fleck of Forks was inducted into the Alpha Beta Chapter…

  • May 26th, 2020

One-car accident sends man to hospital

Authorities searching for driver

  • May 26th, 2020

Potatoes, onions distributed for free in Port Angeles, Forks

Families, individuals, organizations benefit from event

  • May 25th, 2020

Learning from a distance: Teachers find ways to communicate with students

The biggest challenge of teaching students remotely is not seeing them every…