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Maypole fighting!

Community Announcements

Pie Sale! The Forks Hospital Foundation will be holding a pie sale…

  • Apr 4th, 2019
Maypole fighting!
Grady, Raelee, Emery and Jack. Submitted photo

FJHS March Students of the Month

The Student of the Month project is sponsored by Soroptimist International of…

  • Apr 4th, 2019
Grady, Raelee, Emery and Jack. Submitted photo
Paul Bialkowsky speaking and Matt Comisky looking on as the two spoke to about 25 people at the ONRC last Tuesday evening. They shared the purpose, key goals and mission of the Olympic Peninsula Collaborative. Photo by Christi Baron

Collaborative update at ONRC

Almost four years since its official launch by Representative Derek Kilmer and…

  • Apr 4th, 2019
Paul Bialkowsky speaking and Matt Comisky looking on as the two spoke to about 25 people at the ONRC last Tuesday evening. They shared the purpose, key goals and mission of the Olympic Peninsula Collaborative. Photo by Christi Baron

Enjoy Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show at Forks’ Rainfest Celebration in April

The County Register The 19th Annual Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show,…

  • Apr 4th, 2019

WDFW seeks input on proposed rules for fishing guide industry

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments…

  • Apr 4th, 2019

FPD Calls for Service

March 25 Civil Shearer St., junk vehicle Danielson Rd., suspicious person/vehicle G…

  • Apr 4th, 2019

Hobucket House

By Cheri Tinker, Executive Director North Olympic Regional Veteran’s Housing Network opened…

  • Apr 3rd, 2019
The Beaver Leader building at Sappho, ca. 1890. William Sparks and his wife Betty ran the business and were later joined by Peter Sparks, William’s brother. (Bert Kellogg Collection of the North Olympic Library System)

Author details peninsula media history in new book

Longtime residents of the West End of the Olympic Peninsula have lived…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
The Beaver Leader building at Sappho, ca. 1890. William Sparks and his wife Betty ran the business and were later joined by Peter Sparks, William’s brother. (Bert Kellogg Collection of the North Olympic Library System)
At last Saturday’s Folks For Change meeting, the League of Women Voters of Clallam County gave a one-hour presentation and Question and Answer session for the group. Photo Dave Youngberg

League of Women Voters meet in Forks

By Berlinda James Folks for Change hosted the Clallam County League of…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
At last Saturday’s Folks For Change meeting, the League of Women Voters of Clallam County gave a one-hour presentation and Question and Answer session for the group. Photo Dave Youngberg
Olympic Sporting Goods’ ex-Spartans Kasey Ulin (left) and DJ Huggins look on while another ex-Spartan Jordan Justus drives the key Sunday during the Nate Crippen Memorial Basketball Tournament in Forks. The Olympic Sporting Goods defeated Black Diamond Electric 69-61 to take the championship. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Nate Crippen Tournament

By Rick Gooding What a great weekend of hoops!! Teams traveled into…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
Olympic Sporting Goods’ ex-Spartans Kasey Ulin (left) and DJ Huggins look on while another ex-Spartan Jordan Justus drives the key Sunday during the Nate Crippen Memorial Basketball Tournament in Forks. The Olympic Sporting Goods defeated Black Diamond Electric 69-61 to take the championship. Photo by Lonnie Archibald
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Forks Soroptimist members attend annual meeting

On Saturday, Feb. 23, eleven Soroptimists from Forks joined 50 other Soroptimist…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
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2019 European Green Crab trapping on the Makah Reservation

The Makah Fisheries Management Department is once again soliciting for volunteers to…

  • Mar 28th, 2019

FPD Daily Calls For Service

March 18 Medical 1750 Calawah Way, medical/mental Shuwah Rd., warrant attempt Merchant…

  • Mar 28th, 2019

Community Announcements

VFW Spring Fling Bazaar Vendors are wanted for the upcoming VFW Spring…

  • Mar 28th, 2019

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ALSO BUMPSTOCK RETURN LOCATION

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Washington State Patrol (WSP)…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

An amazing weekend and other news

If the founding fathers of the Quillayute Valley Scholarship Fund/Auction were around…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

Operations research in support of forest management on the Olympic Peninsula

By Sándor F. Tóth, University of Washington, Seattle Education and Outreach, UW/…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

Upcoming Evening Talk: “2019 Wild Steelhead Review” Opening Series with Trey Combs and John Aho

By Frank Hanson When: Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Where: at…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

Community Announcements

Folks for Change hosts presentation Folks for Change will be hosting a…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

FPD Daily Calls for Service

March 10 Suspicious person/vehicle Founders Way, suspicious person/vehicle 2nd Ave., medical Founders…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

Forks Daily Calls for Service

March 5 Patrols Hwy 101 N., Haz-Mat incident Camas Ave., info Leyendecker…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Community Announcements

Folks for Change hosts presentation Folks for Change will be hosting a…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
Jennifer Pelikan caseworker for Sarge’s Place speaks with several of Senator Patty Murray’s staff members Chelsea Clayton, King County Director of Veterans Affairs, (In black) across from her is Colleen Bryan, Kitsap and Olympic Peninsula Director for Murray, as Cheri Tinker Executive Director of Sarge’s Place looks on.

Senator Murray Staff visit Sarge’s Place

Senator Patty Murray staffers made the trip to Forks last Wednesday to…

  • Mar 14th, 2019
Jennifer Pelikan caseworker for Sarge’s Place speaks with several of Senator Patty Murray’s staff members Chelsea Clayton, King County Director of Veterans Affairs, (In black) across from her is Colleen Bryan, Kitsap and Olympic Peninsula Director for Murray, as Cheri Tinker Executive Director of Sarge’s Place looks on.
A boat full of garbage!

OPGA River clean -up

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the Olympic Peninsula Guides’ Association (OPGA) hosted its…

  • Mar 14th, 2019
A boat full of garbage!

Evening Talk: Breeding Land Birds of the Olympic Peninsula

By Frank Hanson The next Evening Talk at the ONRC will be…

  • Mar 14th, 2019

A pie in the face … for $10! QVSA Auction this weekend

The year Jerry Leppell graduated from good old Forks High School the…

  • Mar 14th, 2019

“Transit Driver Appreciation Day” Proclaimed in Clallam County

Clallam Transit System’s governing Board has proclaimed Monday, March 18, 2019, as…

  • Mar 14th, 2019
Last Tuesday Forks High School honored student who earned a 3.0 or better GPA for 2nd Term. They were served donuts, juice, and milk while enjoying 30 minutes of free time in the commons. Submitted Photo

FHS 2nd Term Honor Roll 2018-19

Seniors Principal Award 4.0 Doyle, Keli J. Lausche, Julia M. High Honor…

  • Mar 7th, 2019
Last Tuesday Forks High School honored student who earned a 3.0 or better GPA for 2nd Term. They were served donuts, juice, and milk while enjoying 30 minutes of free time in the commons. Submitted Photo
Keira Johnson, Kendall Marshall, Riley Smith and Payton Loushin. Submitted Photo

February FJHS Students of the Month

Keira Johnson is a 7th grader whose proud parents are Willy and…

  • Mar 7th, 2019
Keira Johnson, Kendall Marshall, Riley Smith and Payton Loushin. Submitted Photo

FPD Daily Calls For Service

Feb. 18 Civil Hwy 101 N., Welfare check Hwy 101 N., traffic…

  • Mar 7th, 2019

Community Announcements

Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest Invites Public to Informational Meeting…

  • Mar 7th, 2019

Community Forest Concept Conversation- March 13

By Frank Hanson, Education and Outreach, UW/ ONRC Public Meeting: Community Forest…

  • Mar 7th, 2019
Did you experience downed trees, limbs, etc. during the storms in December and the first part of 2019?

Storm Related Debris Burn Permit Applications Are Now Available

Pursuant to City Resolution No. 472, the City now has available the…

  • Mar 7th, 2019
Did you experience downed trees, limbs, etc. during the storms in December and the first part of 2019?

AG Ferguson answers frequently asked questions on Initiative 1639, sends letters to all 39 sheriffs

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson has released a “Frequently Asked Questions”…

  • Mar 6th, 2019
Forks medics work to remove the victim from a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle collision Friday, March 1 at approximately 2 p.m., 91-year-old Gene Spaulding was transferred to the Forks Hospital and was airlifted. This occurred at approximately at the junction of Highway 101 and Beaver Ave. Several law enforcement agencies were on the scene as well as Beaver Fire crews. Photos by Lonnie Archibald

Friday Afternoon Accident

Washington State Patrol reports that on Friday, March 1, 2019, at just…

  • Mar 1st, 2019
Forks medics work to remove the victim from a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle collision Friday, March 1 at approximately 2 p.m., 91-year-old Gene Spaulding was transferred to the Forks Hospital and was airlifted. This occurred at approximately at the junction of Highway 101 and Beaver Ave. Several law enforcement agencies were on the scene as well as Beaver Fire crews. Photos by Lonnie Archibald
The turnout was great for the Family First Aid Night.

Third Annual Family First Aid Night

By Rebecca Schwartz The third annual Family First Aid Night was a…

  • Feb 26th, 2019
The turnout was great for the Family First Aid Night.
Forks Police Chief Micheal Rowley and VFW member Mike McCracken, seen here, and Forks volunteer firemen Izaak Manuel and Reece Depew filled several boots with donations during a fundraiser Sunday for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. Photo Christi Baron

Fill the Boot Fundraiser

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument committee members Michael Rowley and Mike McCracken…

  • Feb 26th, 2019
Forks Police Chief Micheal Rowley and VFW member Mike McCracken, seen here, and Forks volunteer firemen Izaak Manuel and Reece Depew filled several boots with donations during a fundraiser Sunday for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. Photo Christi Baron

Forks Jr. High Honor Roll Breakfast

Seventh and eighth-grade students were honored with the annual Honor Roll Breakfast…

  • Feb 26th, 2019

Property tax statements sent to Jefferson County residents – Notice a new look

Property owners can expect to see property tax statements in their mailbox…

  • Feb 26th, 2019

PC STUDENT DRAMA PRODUCTION “OPIOIDS” SPOTLIGHTS HOPE AMID CRISIS

For one quarter each year, students in Peninsula College’s drama program collaborate…

  • Feb 26th, 2019