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Hoh Road Update

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) began excavation work at the Canyon…

  • May 6th, 2021

 

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“Grab and Go” West End Veterans Event Voices For Veterans, a nonprofit,…

  • May 6th, 2021

 

Present with the Mayor, Lynne, and Chuck, are one of the many groups of youth the Forks Elks are active with on an ongoing basis. L to R Andy Hoschar, Aden Mueller, Mike Stanley, and Jake Hoschar. Submitted photo

Elks and City of Forks Recognize Youth Week

Tuesday evening Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher presented to Forks Elks’ Lynne Barnes…

  • May 6th, 2021

 

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Daily Calls for Service April 26 – May 3

April 26 Medical Spruce Drive, 9-1-1 misdial, civil La Push Rd., citizen…

  • May 6th, 2021
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The temporary traffic control signal on the West end of Canyon Creek, MP 10. Photo FHWA

Hoh Road Update

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) set up temporary traffic signals and…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
The temporary traffic control signal on the West end of Canyon Creek, MP 10. Photo FHWA

Governor gives tenants protections, reduces help for landlords

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Journal Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
Colin Young, PE, Distribution System Supervisor with the Clallam County PUD shares a PowerPoint detailing the underground project on Forks Avenue. Photo Christi Baron

Sports, Power, and the 4th of July

It has been a crazy time …where there were no sports photos…

  • May 6th, 2021
Colin Young, PE, Distribution System Supervisor with the Clallam County PUD shares a PowerPoint detailing the underground project on Forks Avenue. Photo Christi Baron
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Court Report

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

  • May 6th, 2021
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Forks Middle School Honor Roll

* = 4.0 Eighth Grade Belinda Ramirez-Jeronimo Aliya Gillett Hayden Shotwell Eladia…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
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Volunteers needed to support critical hospice services in 2021

VHOCC offers a community orientation for anyone interested in volunteering or wanting…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
This three-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m., last Saturday near the Bear Creek Bridge Milepost 206. One teenager was taken to the Forks Memorial Hospital by Forks Ambulance. Fire District 1 and the WSP were at the scene. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Daily Calls for Service

April 19 Parking complaint La Push Rd., DUI-DWI Shingle Rd., medical Fir…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
This three-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m., last Saturday near the Bear Creek Bridge Milepost 206. One teenager was taken to the Forks Memorial Hospital by Forks Ambulance. Fire District 1 and the WSP were at the scene. Photo by Lonnie Archibald
State Department of Transportation crews inspect a sunken section of state Highway 112. (Photo courtesy of WSDOT)

Work to reopen SR 112 begins in Clallam County

US 101/SR 113 detour will remain in place during the repair work…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
State Department of Transportation crews inspect a sunken section of state Highway 112. (Photo courtesy of WSDOT)
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Community Announcements

SIORF Awards Now Available Soroptimist of the Olympic Rain Forest is offering…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
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Forks Ambulance crew and USCG Station Quillayute River were recognized by Homeland security for recently saving lives.

Lifesaving actions acknowledged

On Saturday, March 22, a Coast Guard rescue boat crew pulled three…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Forks Ambulance crew and USCG Station Quillayute River were recognized by Homeland security for recently saving lives.
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Community Announcements

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros - Children’s Day/Book Day The…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service April 12 – April 18

April 12 9-1-1 hangup Merchant Rd., vicious animal Zepeda Rd., 9-1-1 hangup…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Property taxes are due Friday, April 30, 2021

The Treasurer’s Office is now open to the public from 9 a.m.…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021

Academic and medical field scholarships and grants

The Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications for…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Dakota Truitt (Forks) with a bag of debris, broken chair, and floats she picked up at Shipwreck Point.

Many volunteers clean Western Strait beaches

By Nancy Messmer Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions PR committee On a sunny…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Dakota Truitt (Forks) with a bag of debris, broken chair, and floats she picked up at Shipwreck Point.
Jump-start your garden with plant starts from the Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation’s fundraising plant sale online, May 1 -11. Photo Credit: Sandy Macias-Cortez

Spring Plant Sale

Clallam County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer an amazing spring online…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Jump-start your garden with plant starts from the Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation’s fundraising plant sale online, May 1 -11. Photo Credit: Sandy Macias-Cortez
Firemen inspect the vehicle which left highway 101 near mile marker 206 Saturday afternoon. It was reported that law enforcement may have also been looking for another individual who may have left the scene after the accident. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Daily Calls for Service April 5 – April 12

April 5 Medical 2600 block Calawah Way, stray animal Raindrop Place, theft…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
Firemen inspect the vehicle which left highway 101 near mile marker 206 Saturday afternoon. It was reported that law enforcement may have also been looking for another individual who may have left the scene after the accident. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

“Grab and Go” West End Veterans Event

Voices For Veterans, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, in collaboration with the North…

  • Apr 15th, 2021

Free National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 24

On Saturday, April. 24, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the Clallam…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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BBC micro:bit kits to youth ages 10-14

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is excited to offer BBC micro:bit…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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FREE Virtual Play … May’s Vote

Just over 100 years ago, women in this country gained the right…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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Noxious Weed Alert

Spotted Jewelweed Have you seen this plant?? In October 2019, restoration technicians…

  • Apr 16th, 2021
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The Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent is open

The debris from the landslide in January has been cleared and the…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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Self-guided garden tours will be available at the Fifth Street Community Garden, 328 East Fifth Street, Port Angeles, starting on Saturday, April 10. The self-guided tours are an educational outreach sponsored by WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners to help home gardeners learn what needs to be done in the vegetable garden each month and what problems are likely to appear throughout the growing season.

Community Announcements

American Legion Announcements The time has come to get those applications in…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
Self-guided garden tours will be available at the Fifth Street Community Garden, 328 East Fifth Street, Port Angeles, starting on Saturday, April 10. The self-guided tours are an educational outreach sponsored by WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners to help home gardeners learn what needs to be done in the vegetable garden each month and what problems are likely to appear throughout the growing season.
Captures for European green crab were down across the North Olympic Peninsula with only three found in Dungeness. Resource managers there plan to trap in April and May and if none are captured they’ll turn to a monthly monitoring system. Photo courtesy of USFWS

Invasive green crab numbers dwindle in Dungeness

Neah Bay resource managers to further research this summer with video By…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
Captures for European green crab were down across the North Olympic Peninsula with only three found in Dungeness. Resource managers there plan to trap in April and May and if none are captured they’ll turn to a monthly monitoring system. Photo courtesy of USFWS
Eric Anderson FCH’s Maintenance Supervisor assists Thompson, Perkins-Peppers, and Johnson with the flag-raising last Thursday morning at FCH, as FCH Maintenance Tech Jason Dabney and Anderson look on.

Donate Life Month is celebrated each April #donatelife

Did you know that one donor can help restore the health of…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
Eric Anderson FCH’s Maintenance Supervisor assists Thompson, Perkins-Peppers, and Johnson with the flag-raising last Thursday morning at FCH, as FCH Maintenance Tech Jason Dabney and Anderson look on.

Clallam County seeks to expand access to Clallam Bay shoreline

Land acquisition could provide miles of continuous public beach By Rob Ollikainen…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Clallam County’s newest deputies graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Academy

On Tuesday, March 30, Deputies Jason Earls and Hector Eagan graduated from…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Presentation on how to report marine debris set for Friday

Hello, beach and river lovers! We are pleased to offer you special…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service March 29-April 4

March 29 Medical Calawah Way, violation court order 1000 block Bogachiel Way,…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Rialto Beach. Photo Mike Salsbury

Active Recovery

Mention the word addiction or recovery and, not so long ago, folks…

  • Apr 9th, 2021
Rialto Beach. Photo Mike Salsbury
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Update: Hoh Road

Last week Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued clearing trees in preparation for…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
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State Parks announces two free days in April

Visitors will not need a Discover Pass April 3, 22 The Washington…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
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Applications deadline extended for federal relief funding to commercial fishing, shellfish aquaculture, charter and seafood sector industry members

Eligible commercial fishing, shellfish, charter and seafood sector industry members who have…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
A Clallam County Sheriff deputy inspects the scene of a Toyota pickup which ended on its side at the Junction of Highway 101 and Shuwah Road at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday March 24. Also responding were Fire district 1, Forks police, and the Forks Ambulance crew. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

FPD Daily Calls For Service

March 21 Suspicious person 1750 Calawah Way, civil Fir Ave., noise complaint…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
A Clallam County Sheriff deputy inspects the scene of a Toyota pickup which ended on its side at the Junction of Highway 101 and Shuwah Road at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday March 24. Also responding were Fire district 1, Forks police, and the Forks Ambulance crew. Photo by Lonnie Archibald
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Pandemic Positive … at the Hoh Food Bank

So can anything good come out of a pandemic, a year later…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021
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