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Rainfest 2018 Event Schedule

All events are free unless noted otherwise Schedule subject to change without…

  • Apr 15th, 2018

 

New Hoh exhibits, Rainfest approaching, book sale and Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan

New interpretive exhibits on display at the Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center…

  • Apr 12th, 2018

 

Dungeness Valley Lutheran Craft Bazaar supports Forks Abuse Program, other county nonprofits

A dozen area nonprofits have received more than $10,000 from Dungeness Valley…

  • Apr 12th, 2018

 

Students Teach the Community About Clallam County History

A history of the Scandinavian settlement at Lake Ozette and the life…

  • Apr 12th, 2018

Clallam County District II Court Report

The following people were fined $100 or more and/or received jail sentences…

  • Apr 12th, 2018
Congressman Derek Kilmer, right, speaks with Quileute Oceanside Resort manager Larry Donnelly, left, as Kilmer’s Communications Director, Tim Biba, looks on after the Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting adjourned last Wednesday afternoon in Forks. Photo Christi Baron

Congressman Kilmer stops by Forks

Congressman Derek Kilmer made a quick visit to Forks last Wednesday, April…

  • Apr 10th, 2018
Congressman Derek Kilmer, right, speaks with Quileute Oceanside Resort manager Larry Donnelly, left, as Kilmer’s Communications Director, Tim Biba, looks on after the Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting adjourned last Wednesday afternoon in Forks. Photo Christi Baron

Judge Rohrer to seek former position as District Court II Judge in Forks

Judge Erik Rohrer is planning a return to his former position as…

  • Apr 10th, 2018

JUDGE DOHERTY TO STEP DOWN AT END OF TERM

After 42 years as a Judge and lawyer, Clallam County District II…

  • Apr 10th, 2018
From left, Lynn Barnes, Elks Drug Awareness Chairman, Lexi Cisneros holding a dictionary, Kim Northcut third-grade teacher, and Chuck Jennings Elks Youth Activities Chairman. Submitted Photo

Forks Elks Lodge #2524 Dictionary Project

Several years ago the Forks Elks Lodge #2524 learned of the dictionary…

  • Apr 6th, 2018
From left, Lynn Barnes, Elks Drug Awareness Chairman, Lexi Cisneros holding a dictionary, Kim Northcut third-grade teacher, and Chuck Jennings Elks Youth Activities Chairman. Submitted Photo

Get Ready for Rainfest

Planning for Rainfest is underway and there are a variety of activities…

  • Apr 5th, 2018

Washington law enforcement steps up patrols for distracted driving

Cell phone use while driving increases risk of crashing by three times…

  • Apr 4th, 2018
Representatives Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman, with State Senator Kevin Van De Wege facilitate a Town Hall meeting at the Rainforest Arts Center in downtown Forks last Thursday. Photo Christi Baron

Lawmakers stop in Forks

State Senator Kevin Van De Wege and Representatives Steve Tharinger and Mike…

  • Mar 31st, 2018
Representatives Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman, with State Senator Kevin Van De Wege facilitate a Town Hall meeting at the Rainforest Arts Center in downtown Forks last Thursday. Photo Christi Baron

Welcome the Whales March 30, 2018

The Annual Welcoming the WHALES Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m.…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Celebrate the Olympic Coast with a Beach Clean-up, Barbecue, and all-Olympic Movie Night

On April 21, the Washington Coast Clean-up and Fifth Annual River &…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Mental Health First Aid Training

AHECWW offers Mental Health First Aid trainings for professionals and community members…

  • Mar 22nd, 2018

Students Take Opportunity To See Hamilton Musical in Seattle

By Tammy French For the Forks Forum On March 8, 3,000 high…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Ryan McAllister announces candidacy for Commission District #3

Ryan McAllister became the first announced candidate in the upcoming race for…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Rite Bros. new W. R. Fairchild International Airport tenant

Jeff Well, owner Rite Bros Aviation was the guest program at the…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

4th of July Button Design Selected

For the past few years the Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July…

  • Mar 14th, 2018

February Transit Board Meeting Highlights

During the February meeting, the Board observed a moment of silence to…

  • Mar 14th, 2018
Vivian Rosmond is seen here with a dollhouse that she and her husband Robert created and donated to the 1990 QVSA. Forks Forum Archives

QVSA history ….

The event now known as the Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction turns 54…

Vivian Rosmond is seen here with a dollhouse that she and her husband Robert created and donated to the 1990 QVSA. Forks Forum Archives

Town Hall Meeting

You’re invited: Van De Wege, Tharinger and Chapman host town halls in…

  • Mar 9th, 2018

Gardening on the West End

Start planning your spring garden! The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will…

  • Mar 8th, 2018
Marshal Grant, Taegan Counsell, Jerry Leppell, JoMarie Miller and Cheri Dahlgren. Photo Christi Baron

QVSA Time

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction Student representatives and board members were the program…

  • Mar 8th, 2018
Marshal Grant, Taegan Counsell, Jerry Leppell, JoMarie Miller and Cheri Dahlgren. Photo Christi Baron

Grant receives Spirit of Community Award

Forks High School Senior, Marshal Grant was selected as a Prudential Spirit…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Attorney practicing in Forks, Port Angeles to run for district judge

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group An attorney who practices law…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Lake Crescent Highway 101 Update: Traffic Impacts for Removal of Hazard Tree and Rehabilitation Project Resuming

On Wednesday, March 14 Olympic National Park and Washington State Department of…

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Gallery Night : Raw Color

Upper Left Studio, 81 N. Forks Ave., Suite “A” will present Gallery…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

Second Term Honor Roll 2017-2018

Seniors Principal Award 4.0 Marshal J. Grant High Honor Roll 3.99-3.5 Kathryn…

  • Mar 1st, 2018

Clallam County switches to CodeRED

Clallam County switches from Everbridge to the CodeRED Community Notification System New…

  • Mar 1st, 2018
During the public comment period John Richmond addresses the council regarding the potential elk hunt that would occur in the Forks area. Photo Christi Baron

Less elk … new police cars

The Forks City council meeting got underway at 7:30 p.m. Monday night…

  • Mar 2nd, 2018
During the public comment period John Richmond addresses the council regarding the potential elk hunt that would occur in the Forks area. Photo Christi Baron
This slide shown at the WSDOT presentation shows the old bridge in orange and the new alignment above.

Elwha Bridge Update

The new Elwha bridge won’t be as pleasing to the eye, as…

  • Mar 1st, 2018
This slide shown at the WSDOT presentation shows the old bridge in orange and the new alignment above.

Trophy Event and West End Sportsman’s Club membership drive

Reece Depew and Cole Baysinger are planning a Trophy Event and West…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Sarge’s Farmstand Logo Contest

North Olympic Regional Veteran’s Housing Network (NORVHN) is a 501©3 non-profit agency…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after fall from Clallam-County waterfall

A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 68-year-old hiker who suffered reportedly non-life…

  • Feb 25th, 2018

Forks Police Department Daily Calls For Service

The Forks Police Department maintains a “Tips Line” 24/7. Locally, individuals may…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018
Photo Olympic National Park

Public Invited to Provide Input on Draft Alternatives for Olympic National Park Fire Management Plan

Forks public meeting scheduled, comments accepted through March 2 The National Park…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018
Photo Olympic National Park

FCH receives grant

Forks Community Hospital was recently awarded a grant for $15,000 by Coverys…

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Clallam Bay boating accident ends in fatality

On the evening of Feb. 17, Deputies of the Clallam County Sheriff’s…

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Meetings to be held on Elwha Bridge Project

There will be two opportunities next week to hear WSDOT representatives update…

  • Feb 15th, 2018