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Candlelight vigil for Tristen Pisani fills Spartan Stadium

Hundreds attend to pay respects, share memories

 

Forks teen charged with murder

Prosecuting attorney: Phillip Z. Cowles had been in counseling for expressing homicidal ideations

 

Peninsula College Foundation working to create Jayme Wisecup scholarship

Jamye Wisecup was a fixture and a bright light in the emergency…

  • Dec 6th, 2019

 

WEYL Christmas Tree Sale 
                                Rylie and Dax Baysinger arrived at Forks Outfitters just after 1 p.m. last Saturday to help out with the unloading of the West End Youth League Christmas trees. Each year the organization holds this fundraiser that raises funds to assist with the good things they do for West End youth throughout the year. Prices for the trees are $40 for Douglas Firs and $60 for Noble Firs. Photo Christi Baron

Holiday Weekend Schedule

Friday, Dec. 6 Kick-off the season of giving at the 18th Annual…

  • Dec 5th, 2019
WEYL Christmas Tree Sale 
                                Rylie and Dax Baysinger arrived at Forks Outfitters just after 1 p.m. last Saturday to help out with the unloading of the West End Youth League Christmas trees. Each year the organization holds this fundraiser that raises funds to assist with the good things they do for West End youth throughout the year. Prices for the trees are $40 for Douglas Firs and $60 for Noble Firs. Photo Christi Baron

Clallam County approves tax to preserve farms

Conservation Futures fund approved on 2-1 vote By Jesse Major Olympic Peninsula…

  • Dec 5th, 2019
Logger Memorial committee members Martha Paul and JoMarie Miller. Submitted Photo

Forks Loggers Memorial – From a Vision until Now

The Forks Loggers Memorial Committee was formed in 1990. Founding committee members…

  • Dec 5th, 2019
Logger Memorial committee members Martha Paul and JoMarie Miller. Submitted Photo
Main Street in Forks. (Christi Baron/Forks Forum)

Letter to the community: Stand together with hope

Forks Police Chief Mike Rowley shares thoughts on local tragedy

  • Dec 4th, 2019
Main Street in Forks. (Christi Baron/Forks Forum)

Washington DNR Timber Harvest Reductions Will Hurt Rural Jobs, Public Schools, Community Services

Today, the Washington Board of Natural Resources adopted two new management plans…

  • Dec 3rd, 2019

Juvenile in custody after adult is shot, killed in Forks

Sheriff’s Office: 19-year-old killed following altercation at party

Icy roads = Saturday accident

Washington State Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon at US Hwy…

  • Dec 1st, 2019

A Real Twilight Love Story

We all know that Twilight is a love story but how often…

  • Dec 4th, 2019

Daily Calls for Service

Nov. 18 Trespass G St., weapons violation G. St., escape from custody…

  • Nov 27th, 2019
A marbled murrelet. (U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service)

Marbled murrelet strategy criticized for impact on rural areasDecision on proposed plan expected Dec. 3

By Jesse Major Olympic Peninsula News Group Several West End officials have…

  • Nov 27th, 2019
A marbled murrelet. (U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service)

Court Report

Court Report

  • Nov 27th, 2019

Forks Man Sentenced to Sixty Days Jail for Drug Possession and Bail Jumping

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Thomas Dean Allen, 55, of Forks, Washington…

  • Nov 26th, 2019

Spruce Production Division talk

The Clallam County Historical Society/North Olympic History Center is sponsoring a presentation…

  • Nov 24th, 2019

FPD calls for service

Nov. 10 Patrols Sol Duc Way, civil Nelson Rd., erratic vehicle Hwy…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

John Sutherland the Man and the Lake

By Christi Baron Forks Forum Editor When John Sutherland first cast his…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

Chehalis Basin Restoration Plan critical for spring Chinook says Quinault Nation

Taholah, WA – The Washington State Office of Chehalis Basin has released…

  • Nov 20th, 2019
Therapy Session is ready to entertain you on Saturday night, members include Dave Lenahan, Sally Milici, Pete Larsen, and Roger Lien. Music is so good for you!

Music Weekend

Sponsored by Rainforest Council for the Arts Open Mic. at the Rainforest…

  • Nov 20th, 2019
Therapy Session is ready to entertain you on Saturday night, members include Dave Lenahan, Sally Milici, Pete Larsen, and Roger Lien. Music is so good for you!
Three Wheel Truck Hauling Logs.

Forks Timber Museum Fundraiser

The Forks Timber Museum is holding a fundraiser raffle. Winners will be…

  • Nov 20th, 2019
Three Wheel Truck Hauling Logs.

Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions honor Veterans at Annual Veteran’s Day Dinner

Lions started Veteran’s Day by posting flags around the community. In the…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

Beaver School turns 103

The first settlers arrived on the Beaver Prairie in the 1880s. The…

  • Nov 14th, 2019

Court Report – Sept. 9 – Oct. 28, 2019

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

  • Nov 14th, 2019

Election Results

One vote separates appointee Karin Ashton from Greg Bellamy Sr., in the…

  • Nov 14th, 2019
This vehicle was recently seized due to the delivery of a narcotic drug by title 69 of the RCW. The vehicle will be outfitted and used as a patrol vehicle for the Forks Police Department as was a Toyota 4runner which is also used by the Department. Photo Christi Baron

Forks Police Daily Calls for Service

Oct. 27 9-1-1 hang-up Evergreen Loop, business check Forks Outfitters, sex offenses…

  • Nov 14th, 2019
This vehicle was recently seized due to the delivery of a narcotic drug by title 69 of the RCW. The vehicle will be outfitted and used as a patrol vehicle for the Forks Police Department as was a Toyota 4runner which is also used by the Department. Photo Christi Baron
L-R: Astrid Raffinpeyloz, Volunteer Services manager, VHOCC, Neris Biciunas, Resource Land Manager, Rayonier – Pacific Resource Unit, Bette Wood, Patient Care Manager, VHOCC. Submitted Photo

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County receives a grant award from Rayonier Community Fund

Volunteer Hospice is very grateful to Rayonier Community Fund for the grant…

  • Nov 20th, 2019
L-R: Astrid Raffinpeyloz, Volunteer Services manager, VHOCC, Neris Biciunas, Resource Land Manager, Rayonier – Pacific Resource Unit, Bette Wood, Patient Care Manager, VHOCC. Submitted Photo

The City Scoop

2019 water tank recoating project If you live near the City’s one-million-gallon…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

DRAFT HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

In 2018, Clallam County Emergency Management began the process of developing a…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Community Announcements

Free Senior Luncheon The Forks Congregational Church, 280 Spartan Ave., will hold…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Veterans Day Activities

QVSD Veterans Assembly The annual QVSD Veterans Day Assembly will take place…

  • Nov 7th, 2019
Front Trystan and Izael, back Erika and Kendall. Submitted photo

FJHS October Students of the Month

Trystan Crew Imel is a 7th grader whose proud parents are Tony…

  • Nov 7th, 2019
Front Trystan and Izael, back Erika and Kendall. Submitted photo
Is there a big Elk behind me? These students met Elroy during their lunch break. Lynne Barnes makes the introductions.

Forks Elks #2524 and Emblem Club #488 celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Forks Elks and Emblem Club members recently brought “Red Ribbon Week” to…

  • Nov 7th, 2019
Is there a big Elk behind me? These students met Elroy during their lunch break. Lynne Barnes makes the introductions.

Watch for Census Scammers

April 1, 2020, is Census Day, but census activity isn’t limited to…

  • Nov 1st, 2019

Clallam County seeks volunteers for various boards/committees

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

  • Nov 1st, 2019

Monday Musicale Scholarship Benefit Concert

Monday Musicale’s annual Scholarship Benefit Concert for 2019 will be held Sunday,…

  • Nov 1st, 2019

Daily Calls for Service FPD

Oct. 21 Dumpster fire 6th Ave., theft S. Forks Ave., found property…

  • Nov 1st, 2019

Six Years on the Soleduck River – Part Five

By George Hopkins The Poll Tax: The roads over which we traveled…

  • Nov 1st, 2019
Workers late last Tuesday afternoon deployed large airbags to right an overturned propane tank-trailer and semi-truck that was driven into a ditch Monday evening 4 miles south of Forks on U.S. Highway 101. The tanker was fully loaded with 10,000 gallons of propane that was transferred to another tanker. WSP Photo

Accident closes Hwy 101 South

An accident involving a semi-truck carrying a fully loaded tank of propane…

  • Nov 1st, 2019
Workers late last Tuesday afternoon deployed large airbags to right an overturned propane tank-trailer and semi-truck that was driven into a ditch Monday evening 4 miles south of Forks on U.S. Highway 101. The tanker was fully loaded with 10,000 gallons of propane that was transferred to another tanker. WSP Photo

OPERATION SWEATERS FOR VETERANS

On November 11, 2019, Americans throughout the world will commemorate Veterans Day,…

  • Oct 24th, 2019