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The Forks Lions Club recently donated a check for $500 to Green Beret Sam McElravy for the Forks VFW Post 9106 Gold Star Families Memorial Monument project. Seen here Sam on the left with Lions Club member Guy Ruble. Submitted photo

Gold Star Families Memorial continues fundraising efforts

On Saturday, May 4, Hartnagel Building Supply and Angeles Millwork will help…

  • May 2nd, 2019
The Forks Lions Club recently donated a check for $500 to Green Beret Sam McElravy for the Forks VFW Post 9106 Gold Star Families Memorial Monument project. Seen here Sam on the left with Lions Club member Guy Ruble. Submitted photo

Weather Station donated to Forks Timber Museum

Jerry King from the Forks NOAA Weather observation station recently donated a…

  • May 2nd, 2019
Rowan, Kyra, Kadie, and Ryan. Submitted Photo

FJHS April Students of the Month

Ryan Anderson is a 7th grader whose proud parents are Eric and…

  • May 2nd, 2019
Rowan, Kyra, Kadie, and Ryan. Submitted Photo

Staff at Clallam Bay and Olympic Corrections Centers win agency awards

Six employees at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center, (CBCC) and three at…

  • May 2nd, 2019
The 2019 button design, with this years’ theme “Raise the Flag.”

Button design selected for the Forks Fourth Celebration

Each year, for a number of years now, the Olympic Corrections Center…

  • Apr 26th, 2019
The 2019 button design, with this years’ theme “Raise the Flag.”

“Slow Down, Move Over” Emphasis Patrol this Weekend

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) will conduct a statewide “Slow Down, Move…

  • Apr 26th, 2019

Expect delays on US Highway 101 Elwha River Bridge

From 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, travelers may encounter one-way alternating…

  • Apr 26th, 2019

Annual FHS All Class Reunion

Any and all students that attended schools in Forks and/or Beaver are…

  • Apr 26th, 2019

Rainfest 2019 Weekend #2

April 26–28 Rainfest weekend one is over, now time to get artsy!…

  • Apr 26th, 2019

Clallam commissioners approved closure of Quillayute Road bridge

The Clallam County commissioners approved an emergency closure of the Sol Duc…

  • Apr 26th, 2019
William Fleck and Julia Maxfield will portray Gomez and Morticia Addams this weekend at the FHS Commons!

Community Announcements

Senior Project Judges needed Community members are needed to judge senior projects.…

  • Apr 26th, 2019
William Fleck and Julia Maxfield will portray Gomez and Morticia Addams this weekend at the FHS Commons!
Two car collision at the junction of Highway 101 and SR110 (LaPush Road) Monday around 4:40 p.m. with multiple injuries. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Accident-La Push Rd. Junction

On Monday, April, 22 at about 4:39 p.m., Washington State Patrol reports…

  • Apr 23rd, 2019
Two car collision at the junction of Highway 101 and SR110 (LaPush Road) Monday around 4:40 p.m. with multiple injuries. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Forks Police-Fire-Ambulance Calls

April 8 Medical Elterich St., traffic hazard Pleasant St., vehicle accident Hwy…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Easter Weekend ActivitiesEgg Hunts, Breakfast photos with the Easter Bunny

Hoppy Easter Raffle Basket Eladia Stansbury, who is earning her bronze badge…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Tommy Cook Jr Sentenced to 78 months in Prison

On June 28, 2018, at around 5:30 AM, detectives with the Olympic…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Peninsula College Board of Trustees meets in Forks

The Peninsula College Board of Directors met in Forks on April 9.…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Sign-up for Beach Clean-up!

In our very exciting, not boring, West End … we are excited…

  • Apr 18th, 2019

FHS and Jr. High Drama Clubs to present “The Addams Family” Musical

In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad…

  • Apr 17th, 2019
In this photo Sarge’s Attic, Camp Sol Duc, Sarge’s Farmstand, all along Sol Duc Way and in the background Sarge’s Place on Ash Avenue.

Studium Event at Forks Campus

Cheri Tinker, president and executive director of the North Olympic Regional Veteran’s…

  • Apr 17th, 2019
In this photo Sarge’s Attic, Camp Sol Duc, Sarge’s Farmstand, all along Sol Duc Way and in the background Sarge’s Place on Ash Avenue.

Forks Police-Fire-Ambulance calls

March 31 DUI-DWI N. Forks Ave., injured animal E. Division St., Criminal…

  • Apr 11th, 2019

NOLS and Olympic National Park to offer sixth season of Poetry Walks

This spring the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is teaming up with…

  • Apr 11th, 2019

Upcoming Evening Talk: 2019 Wild Steelhead Review Series continues:

By Frank Hanson “An evening with Bill and John McMillan,” Thursday, April…

  • Apr 11th, 2019

Court Report

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

  • Apr 11th, 2019
Caspar Babypants.

Community Announcements

Preparedness Meeting The next meeting of the West Jefferson County Emergency Preparedness…

  • Apr 11th, 2019
Caspar Babypants.

Author details peninsula media history in new book

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

  • Apr 11th, 2019
Author Kris M. Smith with Carolyn and DeForest Kelley, 1991

Bones McCoy’s Former PA Will Headline Upcoming Forks Rain Con

Pacific NW Author Kris M Smith will inspire attendees to dream big…

  • Apr 10th, 2019
Author Kris M. Smith with Carolyn and DeForest Kelley, 1991
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