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Forks Timber Museum Director Linda Offutt presents Richard Halverson with his 2019 Pioneer Logger Award plaque at the West End Business and Professional Association meeting on Wednesday morning at the Forks Congregational Church. Photo Lonnie Archibald

Richard Halverson – Pioneer Logger Award Winner

So you want to be a logger? According to this year’s Hickory…

  • Oct 11th, 2019
Forks Timber Museum Director Linda Offutt presents Richard Halverson with his 2019 Pioneer Logger Award plaque at the West End Business and Professional Association meeting on Wednesday morning at the Forks Congregational Church. Photo Lonnie Archibald
Mason, Nathaniel, Abriana, and Hailey. Submitted Photo

FJH Students of the Month

Abriana Raizel Coil is a 7th grader whose proud parents are Gary…

  • Oct 4th, 2019
Mason, Nathaniel, Abriana, and Hailey. Submitted Photo

Hickory Shirt – Heritage Days 2019

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 Noon – 2 PM West End Historical Society Talk…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

The City Scoop: Ecology grants awarded for drought relief measures

Do you know where your drinking water comes from? If you live…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Community Announcements

Notice of Lifting of voluntary water Restrictions Effective immediately, the City of…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Lake Crescent Highway 101 Project Update:Work zone set up to begin this week with 4-hour delays expected to start Oct. 7

Drivers should plan for short delays for alternating single-lane traffic the week…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Charter Review Commission Candidates’ Listening Session and Candidate Forum – Forks

The Charter Review Commission Candidates’ Listening Sessions and Candidate Forums, which are…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

ONRC host Biochar demonstration

Biochar Several interested parties gathered at the ONRC Thursday afternoon to hear…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
Candidates present were: District 3 - Deborah (Deb) Cooke, Kenneth P. Reandeau, Therese (Tree) Stokan. District 2 -William Kildall, Kraig Kyllo, Marolee D. Smith, Steven Wyall. Submitted Photo

Charter candidates Listening Sessions

A Charter Review Commission Candidates’ Listening Session and Forum was held Friday,…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
Candidates present were: District 3 - Deborah (Deb) Cooke, Kenneth P. Reandeau, Therese (Tree) Stokan. District 2 -William Kildall, Kraig Kyllo, Marolee D. Smith, Steven Wyall. Submitted Photo

Community Announcements

CCGS workshops The Clallam County Genealogy Society will be sponsoring a series…

  • Sep 25th, 2019

Forks Resident Arrested for Heroin and Methamphetamine Sales

On the morning of Monday, Sept. 23, Detectives with the Olympic Peninsula…

  • Sep 24th, 2019

Listening Sessions and Candidate Forums – Charter Review

“We The People of Clallam County” is the title given to this…

  • Sep 18th, 2019
Vehicles coming into Forks on Saturday afternoon found this back-up, with the same scene repeated for those leaving town. An accident near the Forks sign and Calawah Park entrance had traffic at a standstill. Photo Suzanne Davis

Two-vehicle accident with injuries

By Jesse Major Olympic Peninsula News Group Four people were injured after…

  • Sep 18th, 2019
Vehicles coming into Forks on Saturday afternoon found this back-up, with the same scene repeated for those leaving town. An accident near the Forks sign and Calawah Park entrance had traffic at a standstill. Photo Suzanne Davis

Law Enforcement Calls for Service

Sept. 2 Found property Elk Corner Rd., abandoned vehicle La Push Rd.,…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Don’t flush those “Flushable” wipes!

Do any of the following items get flushed down the toilet or…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Forks Ambulance Calls – REMVAC

9/3- Unresponsive person in water 9/4-CPR, Evaluation requested by Law Enforcement 9/5-Transfer…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Multi-Agency Exercise

On Saturday, Aug. 24, the Clallam County Fire Protection District 1’s Swift…

  • Sep 18th, 2019
Forks resident Dave Hersom was the first veteran up to receive a pin as Clallam County Commissioner Randy Johnson reads out his name and service information Dave shakes hands with Rep. Derek Kilmer. Photo Christi Baron

Kilmer offers Vietnam Veterans Community Pinning Ceremony

Last Wednesday Representative Derek Kilmer invited West End veterans of the Vietnam…

  • Sep 15th, 2019
Forks resident Dave Hersom was the first veteran up to receive a pin as Clallam County Commissioner Randy Johnson reads out his name and service information Dave shakes hands with Rep. Derek Kilmer. Photo Christi Baron
Representative Derek Kilmer stands in front of a slide of a US map showing the areas in our country that are booming, stagnant and some that are worse off, as he spoke to a group of about 50 people at a Town Hall meeting at the Rainforest Arts Center last Wednesday evening. Photo Christi Baron

Kilmer Town Hall Meeting

After the pinning ceremony at Peninsula College, last Wednesday, Representative Derek Kilmer…

  • Sep 15th, 2019
Representative Derek Kilmer stands in front of a slide of a US map showing the areas in our country that are booming, stagnant and some that are worse off, as he spoke to a group of about 50 people at a Town Hall meeting at the Rainforest Arts Center last Wednesday evening. Photo Christi Baron

Court Report July 25 – Aug. 29

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

  • Sep 13th, 2019
Photo Christi Baron

Prescribed Burning Planned for Olympic National Forest

Prescribed burning of woody debris is planned for several locations on the…

  • Sep 6th, 2019
Photo Christi Baron

TWO MORE ARRESTS AND MORE TO FOLLOW, AS INVESTIGATIONS CULMINATE INTO THE SALES OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN CLALLAM COUNTY

On Thursday, Aug. 29, 31-year-old Meshann Lee Clark of Forks and 47-year-old…

  • Sep 4th, 2019

WDFW cancels in-person open houses on wolf post-recovery plan and will schedule online, interactive webinars

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is canceling a series…

  • Sep 4th, 2019

Succession planning workshop for landowners on the Olympic Peninsula

Washington State University Extension, in cooperation with the ONRC/UW, is offering the…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Former Bogachiel Garden Club co-presidents Judi McClanahan and Kris Ayers thank Mary Ulin for donating her mothers gardening books to the club. Photo Christi Baron

Donation creates a Lending Library for BGC members

Almost two years ago a telephone call from Mary Ulin and Susan…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Former Bogachiel Garden Club co-presidents Judi McClanahan and Kris Ayers thank Mary Ulin for donating her mothers gardening books to the club. Photo Christi Baron

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

Aug. 26 Warrant attempt E. Division St., threats/harassment S. Camas Ave., threats…

  • Sep 4th, 2019

Potato Dig and Seed Swap Sept. 15 at Cowan Heritage Area

Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions and Friends of Hoko River State Park invite…

  • Sep 4th, 2019

Salal Cutting Permits to be Issued in September

Permit sales for salal on the Olympic National Forest will begin in…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Rep. Kilmer to hold Town Hall Meeting in Forks

In order to hear from constituents about the issues that matter to…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Free concert to feature Frances Walton Competition winners

The West End Youth and Community Club is hosting the Ladies Musical…

  • Aug 30th, 2019
Photo USCG

The Coast Guard urges boaters in the Pacific Northwest to use extra caution while on the water this Labor Day weekend

Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional boating season…

  • Aug 30th, 2019
Photo USCG

Ambulance Calls – REMVAC

8/14 - Assist Fire Dept with Structure Fire, Fall 8/15 - Fall,…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Accident near La Push Road junction

The Washington State Patrol reports a one-vehicle accident occurred on Monday, Aug.…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

“Slow Down, Move Over” Emphasis Patrols this Weekend

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

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

Aug 12 Vehicle prowl Founders Way, indecent exposure 2600 Block Calawah Way,…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Go Fly a Kite

I was never good at flying kites. Each spring I remember the…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Community Announcements

Notice of Office Closure Forks City Hall will close at 2 p.m.…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Fire near Danielson Road

Forks and Beaver firefighters worked to control a cedar burn which threatened…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Forks at the Clallam County Fair 2019

Saydee Peters of Forks was chosen as the Clallam County Fair Queen.…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019
Representative Kilmer at a Pinning Ceremony last fall in Ocean Shores. Photo Daily World

Rep. Kilmer Invites Vietnam Veterans, Forks Community to Congressional Pinning Ceremony

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will hold a Congressional pinning ceremony for veterans…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019
Representative Kilmer at a Pinning Ceremony last fall in Ocean Shores. Photo Daily World