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Forks pays $333,000 to family of man shot, killed by police

The City of Forks has paid $333,000 to settle a civil-rights lawsuit…

  • Jun 19th, 2021

 

Pacific Northwest land managers prepared for fire season

As recovery work continues from last year’s record fire season, federal land…

  • Jun 19th, 2021

 

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State Parks launches gift cards

Reserve camping, purchase Parks merchandise and more Washington State Parks announces it…

  • Jun 19th, 2021

 

Prevention Club artwork.

Prevention Club – Getting the message out

Forks Middle School Prevention Club is wrapping up another year of engaging…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
Prevention Club artwork.
Christine Heycke.

What’s happening??

Flag Retirement Ceremony The Forks Elk Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd., will host…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
Christine Heycke.
The Forks Ambulance crew responds to an injury outside the Forks Post Office on Tuesday just after noon. Photo Christi Baron

Daily Calls for Service

June 7 Welfare check Fauna Lane, patrols Lupine Ave., 9-1-1 misdial, traffic…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
The Forks Ambulance crew responds to an injury outside the Forks Post Office on Tuesday just after noon. Photo Christi Baron
Looking from the north end of the field the scoreboard indicated 67 graduates for 2021. Photos by Lonnie Archibald

Gone with the Wind …FHS 2021 Graduation

It was a breezy graduation ceremony on Spartan Field on Saturday afternoon…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
Looking from the north end of the field the scoreboard indicated 67 graduates for 2021. Photos by Lonnie Archibald
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Daily Calls for Service May 31 – June 6

May 31 Traffic stops, parking complaint 900 block S. Forks Ave., patrols…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Photo by David Youngberg

Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration 2021 (Draft Schedule)

“Stand for the Red, White, and Blue!” Draft revision 6-3-2021. Final printed…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
Photo by David Youngberg
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DAR encourages citizens to recognize Flag Day

The Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Veteran Master Gardener and berry enthusiast, Jeanette Stehr-Green, instructs gardeners on growing strawberries Saturday, June 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, via Zoom. Submitted Photo

What’s Happening?

Davila Family Drive-through Dinner Fundraiser There will be a fundraiser dinner of…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
Veteran Master Gardener and berry enthusiast, Jeanette Stehr-Green, instructs gardeners on growing strawberries Saturday, June 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, via Zoom. Submitted Photo
East side of Canyon Creek site after the asphalt was removed and before the roadway aggregate base was placed. This will be repaved in late summer. Photos FHWA

Upper Hoh River Road Phase 2 construction activities and upcoming work

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued road work at the east…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
East side of Canyon Creek site after the asphalt was removed and before the roadway aggregate base was placed. This will be repaved in late summer. Photos FHWA
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WESC seeking member and community help/input

West End Sportsmen’s Club’s next meeting is Wednesday, June 16 at 7…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Forks’ schools plan to return to a more normal school year in 2021-22

The Quillayute Valley School District Board of Directors approved the District’s Student…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Best of the Peninsula.

Best of the Peninsula 2021 nominations on now

It’s time again to vote for the Best of the Peninsula! In…

  • Jun 7th, 2021
Best of the Peninsula.
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Community Announcements

The Clallam County Democrats invite you to a program: Whose Constitution Is…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service May 24 – May 30

May 24 Threats Smithville Rd., lost property Hwy 101 S., disturbance Founders…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Forks man dies in rollover

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group A Forks man died shortly…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Congratulations Skyler Sheri DeMatties

Skyler Sheri DeMatties has graduated with her Bachelor Degree in Nursing at…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Patty with her Golden Apple Award that she received in 1994. Submitted Photo

Patricia Lee “Patty” Vaughan set to retire after 46 years of teaching

Patty Vaughan, of Forks, will be retiring this year after 46 years…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
Patty with her Golden Apple Award that she received in 1994. Submitted Photo
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Court Report

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

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Drought Advisory

Following an extremely dry couple of months, the Department of Ecology has…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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What’s Happening?

2021 Baccalaureate FHS 2021 Baccalaureate will be held on Wednesday, June 2,…

  • May 27th, 2021
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West End Candidates Set

Candidate filing week closed on Friday the following people will be running…

  • May 26th, 2021
Izaak Manuel is the newest member of the Forks Police Department. Izaak attended school in Neah Bay and has also been a volunteer fireman for Clallam County Fire Protection District #1. Photo Christi Baron

Daily Calls for Service

May 17 Disturbance Founders Way, civil Calawah Way, 9-1-1 hangup, traffic stop,…

  • May 26th, 2021
Izaak Manuel is the newest member of the Forks Police Department. Izaak attended school in Neah Bay and has also been a volunteer fireman for Clallam County Fire Protection District #1. Photo Christi Baron
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Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day Ceremony The Forks American Legion Post #106 will host a…

  • May 26th, 2021
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Upper Hoh River Road Phase 2Construction Activities Upcoming Work

May 21 update Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued the excavation…

  • May 26th, 2021
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Board cancels 2021 Clallam County Fair

Smaller 4-H shows planned By Michael Dashiell and Leah Leach Olympic Peninsula…

  • May 26th, 2021
Volunteers Lynn Soloman, Kevin Fouts, and Darin Hoffman work to place the logger carving under the A-frame cover on a frosty day in 1992. Forks Forum Archives

Memorial Day 2021

Dear Editor, As Memorial Day approaches it is a good time to…

  • May 26th, 2021
Volunteers Lynn Soloman, Kevin Fouts, and Darin Hoffman work to place the logger carving under the A-frame cover on a frosty day in 1992. Forks Forum Archives
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Ukulele Workshop with Rose Oyamo

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) in partnership with the Juan de…

  • May 26th, 2021
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Training for new volunteers includes class time.

CCFPD #1 and Swift Water Rescue Training

Clallam County Fire Protection District #1 currently has six new recruits who…

  • May 21st, 2021
Training for new volunteers includes class time.
This hammock was the victim of a crime last week, as it disappeared from a home on Campbell St., leaving the little girl in this photo very sad. After the incident was posted on Facebook a number of people offered to donate a hammock they had! Thankfully on the weekend the wayward hammock was found and returned.

Daily Calls for Service

May 10 Traffic complaint E. Division, Civil Bendon Circle, suspicious person 300…

  • May 21st, 2021
This hammock was the victim of a crime last week, as it disappeared from a home on Campbell St., leaving the little girl in this photo very sad. After the incident was posted on Facebook a number of people offered to donate a hammock they had! Thankfully on the weekend the wayward hammock was found and returned.

Local candidate Filing Week May 17-21

The five-day candidate filing period for our local elected offices is underway.…

  • May 21st, 2021

Clallam County seeks volunteers for various boards and committees

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

  • May 21st, 2021
Natalie Lausche and Savannah Meyer. Submitted Photo

FHS selects Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Forks High School is proud to announce the Class of 2021 Valedictorian…

  • May 21st, 2021
Natalie Lausche and Savannah Meyer. Submitted Photo
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Hoh Road Update May 14

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued the excavation work at the…

  • May 21st, 2021
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Veteran Master Gardeners Judy English, on the left, and Jeanette Stehr-Green teach gardeners how to grow vegetables and fruits in containers on Thursday, May 27 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Photo Credit: Judy English

What’s happening?

Memorial Day Ceremony The community is invited to attend a Memorial Day…

  • May 21st, 2021
Veteran Master Gardeners Judy English, on the left, and Jeanette Stehr-Green teach gardeners how to grow vegetables and fruits in containers on Thursday, May 27 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Photo Credit: Judy English
Some of the members of FHS class of 2021. Submitted Photo

QVSA takes in over $71,000

The annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction wrapped up on Saturday night …after…

  • May 21st, 2021
Some of the members of FHS class of 2021. Submitted Photo
Ready for your Twilight photo ops …the older Forks Police car was washed up last week and moved outside the new FPD Outpost at the Forks Transit Center. Photo Christi Baron

Daily calls for service May 3 – May 9

May 3 Suicide threats, suspicious person Pavel Rd., criminal traffic Sportsmen Club…

  • May 14th, 2021
Ready for your Twilight photo ops …the older Forks Police car was washed up last week and moved outside the new FPD Outpost at the Forks Transit Center. Photo Christi Baron
Cathy Lucero, Clallam County Noxious Weed Control Board Coordinator presents “Bee Spaces, Hiding in Plain Sight” via Zoom on Thursday, May 13, 2021 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived Photo

What’s happening?

COVID-19 Vaccines If you missed the many recent COVID vaccine clinics you…

  • May 14th, 2021
Cathy Lucero, Clallam County Noxious Weed Control Board Coordinator presents “Bee Spaces, Hiding in Plain Sight” via Zoom on Thursday, May 13, 2021 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived Photo