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Daily Calls for Service

Daily Calls for Service

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

  • Jun 16th, 2020
Daily Calls for Service
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
Community Announcements

Community Announcements

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

  • Jun 16th, 2020
Community Announcements

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
QVSA Online Auction takes in just over $113,000

QVSA Online Auction takes in just over $113,000

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

  • Jun 4th, 2020
QVSA Online Auction takes in just over $113,000
Allen Trust helps feed community

Allen Trust helps feed community

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

  • Jun 4th, 2020
Allen Trust helps feed community
FHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian selected

FHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian selected

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

  • Jun 4th, 2020
FHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian selected

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
Court Report

Court Report

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

  • Jun 4th, 2020
Court Report
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 Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony will be June 13 at 2 p.m.

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

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
WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

Find the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak, plus symptom information and prevention tips

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

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

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

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
Clallam County approved for Phase 2 of Safe Start plan for COVID-19 Recovery
Police calls for May 9-24

Police calls for May 9-24

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

  • May 27th, 2020
Police calls for May 9-24
Fleck inducted into Alpha Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa

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
Fleck inducted into Alpha Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa

One-car accident sends man to hospital

Authorities searching for driver

  • May 26th, 2020
Potatoes, onions distributed for free in Port Angeles, Forks

Potatoes, onions distributed for free in Port Angeles, Forks

Families, individuals, organizations benefit from event

  • May 25th, 2020
Potatoes, onions distributed for free in Port Angeles, Forks

Forks Chamber offering $2,000 in scholarships

The Forks Chamber of Commerce is offering two $1,000 scholarships. Any current…

  • May 24th, 2020

Staff at Clallam Bay/Olympic Corrections Centers win agency awards

Five employees at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center, (CBCC) and eight at…

  • May 24th, 2020
Mail carriers hold food drive

Mail carriers hold food drive

Each May rural mail carriers across the country hold an activity called…

  • May 24th, 2020
Mail carriers hold food drive

New supervisor selected for Olympic National Forest

Pacific Northwest Regional Forester Glenn Casamassa announced Kelly Lawrence as the new…

  • May 24th, 2020
Elks Care, Elks Share

Elks Care, Elks Share

Food Bank President Pat Soderlind, Food Bank Vice President Glenn King and…

  • May 24th, 2020
Elks Care, Elks Share
Don’t be afraid to seek regular health care

Don’t be afraid to seek regular health care

Don’t wait for an emergency!

  • May 24th, 2020
Don’t be afraid to seek regular health care
Ten-year-old HAM

Ten-year-old HAM

I am not talking about out of date smoked pork here …I…

  • May 24th, 2020
Ten-year-old HAM
Learning from a distance: Teachers find ways to communicate with students

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

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

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

Jefferson approved for early Phase 2

Clallam to consider variance this week

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Online Auction planned

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Online Auction planned

Donations accepted May 26-30

  • May 20th, 2020
Quillayute Valley Scholarship Online Auction planned
Free potatoes, onions to be distributed in Port Angeles, Forks

Free potatoes, onions to be distributed in Port Angeles, Forks

Public, volunteers welcomed to Saturday events

  • May 20th, 2020
Free potatoes, onions to be distributed in Port Angeles, Forks
Virus prompts cancellations on Peninsula

Virus prompts cancellations on Peninsula

Here are the most recent upcoming events that have been canceled, plus…

  • May 19th, 2020
Virus prompts cancellations on Peninsula
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that more counties, including Clallam, are now eligible to apply for a Phase 2 variance under his four-phase reopening plan. (The Associated Press)

Clallam County can apply to reopen early

OLYMPIA — Clallam County is now among those eligible to apply for…

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that more counties, including Clallam, are now eligible to apply for a Phase 2 variance under his four-phase reopening plan. (The Associated Press)

Clallam County to add public health staff

Health officer: Hires will help in Phase 2

  • May 19th, 2020

Governor’s rules for golf courses modified

No new confirmed COVID-19 cases on North Olympic Peninsula this weekend

Drug overdoses on the rise on Peninsula

Official says pandemic stresses likely a factor

  • May 18th, 2020
Forks Community hospital names new CEO

Forks Community hospital names new CEO

FORKS — A woman who started working as a certified nursing assistant…

  • May 18th, 2020
Forks Community hospital names new CEO

West End power outage scheduled

SEQUIM — Clallam County Public Utility District #1 has announced a scheduled…

COVID-19 cases rise to 50 on Olympic Peninsula

State: Jefferson County still eligible for early Phase 2