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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

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

Community Announcements

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

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Sunshine and Rainbows Carnival

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

  • 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

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

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

Forks teams compete in Apollo 11 50th-anniversary challenge at the UW

Saturday, July 20 marked 50 years since two U.S. astronauts walked on…

  • Aug 1st, 2019
Veteran Master Gardener Muriel Nesbitt will present “Permaculture Garden Principles” at noon, Thursday, Aug. 8, in the county commissioners meeting room of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth Street, Port Angeles. The presentation is part of the Green Thumb Brown Garden Tips educational series sponsored by the WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Photo by Amanda Rosenberg

Community Announcements

Football Sign-ups Sign-ups for WEYL football for grades 1-6 will be Thursday,…

  • Jul 30th, 2019
Veteran Master Gardener Muriel Nesbitt will present “Permaculture Garden Principles” at noon, Thursday, Aug. 8, in the county commissioners meeting room of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth Street, Port Angeles. The presentation is part of the Green Thumb Brown Garden Tips educational series sponsored by the WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Photo by Amanda Rosenberg

Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival 2019

Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3.…

  • Jul 30th, 2019

U.S., and Canadian Coast Guard crews rescue man from capsized vessel near Sekiu

U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard crews rescued a 60-year-old man…

  • Jul 29th, 2019

REMVAC Ambulance Calls

7/5 - Transfer to PA; allergic reaction beach rescue; unresponsive; intoxicated 7/6…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

July 15 Citizen contact E. Division St., vehicle fire Mina Smith Rd.,…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Court Report

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

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Fun Days Photo Show Winners

The annual Clallam Bay - Sekiu Fun Days Photo Show had 33…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Social Security Scams

If you haven’t got it yet … you probably will. Recently, people…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Community Announcements

Fall Sports Registration FHS and FJHS Athletes may begin registration for Fall…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

2019 Fun Days Art and Craft Show results

Art Winners Best in Show - Lora Malakoff - Big Sky 1st…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Drivers to expect delays on major highways during Sequim Lavender Festival

Thousands of people are estimated to attend this weekend’s Sequim Lavender Festival…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Forks Police Department Calls for Service

June 30 Animal noise Russell Rd., DUI/DWI Shearer St., civil Elk Corner…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Clallam Bay – Sekiu Fun Days

Fun was had by all at the Annual Clallam Bay - Sekiu…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
The Lucky Band comes to the Forks Library on Monday, July 22.

Community Announcements

Annual Salmon Bake The Clearwater-Kalaloch Lions Club will hold their annual Salmon…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
The Lucky Band comes to the Forks Library on Monday, July 22.

Forks 4th Cribbage Tournament Winners

Winners of the annual 4th of July Cribbage Tournament are as follows:…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Temporary bridge closures on the Olympic National Forest

On July 18-25, road bridge inspections will be conducted at several locations…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
w`ichiyo’.lit village at LaPush

Quileute Days Schedule July 19-21

Come enjoy a weekend celebration of Quileute tribal cultural heritage. There will…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
w`ichiyo’.lit village at LaPush

Lake Crescent Highway 101 Project Traffic Alert: Daily 2-Hour Delay for Permanent Striping Scheduled on July 15, 16 & 17

A daily two-hour delay on Highway 101 at Lake Crescent is scheduled…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Lake Crescent Highway 101 Project Traffic Alert: Daily 2-Hour Delay for Permanent Striping Postponed to July 22, 23 & 24 Due To Weather

Due to weather impacts on the completion of paving, the daily two-hour…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Thank You West End

The Forks Hospital Foundation would like to express their thanks to the…

  • Jul 11th, 2019
Some rode piggyback while others had front end alignment problems at the annual Demo derby held last Thursday at the Tillicum Park arena. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

2019 Forks 4th of July Demo Derby Winners

Powder Puff 1st Kaila Olin 2nd Amber Hull 3rd Skyler Dematties Stock…

  • Jul 11th, 2019
Some rode piggyback while others had front end alignment problems at the annual Demo derby held last Thursday at the Tillicum Park arena. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

They’re back… Super volunteers at work again at Hoko River State Park

Amy Cramer and Buddy Cloy are hard at work in the Cowan…

  • Jul 11th, 2019

4th of July Art and Photo Show results

The annual Far West Art League Art and Photo Show was held…

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Forks 4th Parade Results

Chairman’s Choice - OCC Inmate Recovery Truck Mayors Award - Mason County…

  • Jul 11th, 2019
The Red Hat Ladies were having fun during the 2018 Fun Days Parade!

Clallam Bay – Sekiu Fun Days Schedule 2019

FRIDAY – JULY 12 4 pm DEADLINE Photo Contest Entry Submissions –…

  • Jul 11th, 2019
The Red Hat Ladies were having fun during the 2018 Fun Days Parade!

MAN WANTED FOR ASSAULT

On July 9, at around 5 p.m., a man was walking his…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

Forks Police Daily Calls for Service

June 9 Violation Court Order Hammer Way, patrols Sol Duc Way, 9-1-1…

  • Jul 6th, 2019

Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade Honorees 2019

Hometown Hero This 4th of July Veteran Paul Hampton will ride aboard…

  • Jul 5th, 2019

NPS-USFS News: Fire Season on the Olympic Peninsula

Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in…

  • Jul 5th, 2019