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Lake Crescent Traffic Report-Hwy 101 Rehab Project: For the week of October 21

For the week of October 21, the work to restore the roadway…

  • Oct 19th, 2019

 

A one-room School in Clallam county.

Six Years on the Soleduck River – Part Three

Part 3 By George Hopkins About half a mile below us on…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

 

Modern Day Homesteading

If you like the idea of a more self-sufficient lifestyle you don’t…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

 

Photo courtesy FHWA

Lake Crescent Traffic Report-Hwy 101 Rehab Project: For the week of October 14

For the week of Oct. 14, the work to restore the roadway…

  • Oct 11th, 2019
Photo courtesy FHWA
The firewood was stored and distributed from the Rayonier yard on Quillayute Rd. Submitted Photo

Forks Lions say thanks!

Dear Editor, The Forks Lions Club would like to thank the non-Lions…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
The firewood was stored and distributed from the Rayonier yard on Quillayute Rd. Submitted Photo

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication

“The letter F in the name Forks stands for First,” said Alfie…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

ONRC Evening Talk Presentation on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

The University of Washington Olympic Natural Resources Center invites the public to…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
Drug Take Back last spring. Photo Christi Baron

Free National Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, Oct. 26

The Port Angeles Police Department and Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will be…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
Drug Take Back last spring. Photo Christi Baron

Several Counties to Receive Grant funding for Veterans

Washington Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication

The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument will be revealed and dedicated Saturday,…

  • Oct 11th, 2019
The Huelsdonks share a moment at their homestead on the Hoh in the 1930s. Mrs. Huelsdonk is wearing a staple of the old days an “apron.” This humble piece of attire was once a staple, as doing laundry was not as it is today, an apron kept good clothes clean as well as was used for many other purposes. The long-awaited return of the Rainforest Players will happen Friday evening at 7:30 p.m., at the RAC, as they will offer a play that salutes this once important bit of fabric in a performance called “A String of Stories about Aprons and Those Who Wore Them.” Before the play, at 6:30 p.m., Forestra will offer some old-timey music.

Hickory Shirt Heritage Days – Oct. 9-13 – Stump Stories – Homesteading on the West End

Hickory Shirt - Heritage Days Activities continue … FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 10:30…

  • Oct 11th, 2019
The Huelsdonks share a moment at their homestead on the Hoh in the 1930s. Mrs. Huelsdonk is wearing a staple of the old days an “apron.” This humble piece of attire was once a staple, as doing laundry was not as it is today, an apron kept good clothes clean as well as was used for many other purposes. The long-awaited return of the Rainforest Players will happen Friday evening at 7:30 p.m., at the RAC, as they will offer a play that salutes this once important bit of fabric in a performance called “A String of Stories about Aprons and Those Who Wore Them.” Before the play, at 6:30 p.m., Forestra will offer some old-timey music.
Attending the Forks Chamber meeting from the County were District 3 Commissioner Bill Peach, District 1 Commissioner Mark Ozias, Clallam County Parks, Fair and Facilities Department director Joel Winborn, Mark Lane Clallam County chief financial officer and County Administrator Rich Sill. Photo Christi Baron

County budget discussion at Forks Chamber Meeting

District 1 Commissioner Mark Ozias told those attending the Oct. 2 Forks…

  • Oct 11th, 2019
Attending the Forks Chamber meeting from the County were District 3 Commissioner Bill Peach, District 1 Commissioner Mark Ozias, Clallam County Parks, Fair and Facilities Department director Joel Winborn, Mark Lane Clallam County chief financial officer and County Administrator Rich Sill. Photo Christi Baron

Six Years on the Soleduck River Part 2

by George Hopkins We made the first part of the trip to…

  • Oct 11th, 2019

Forks Ambulance Calls – REMVAC

9/11 - Transfer to PA, abdominal pain, fall with hike out of…

  • 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

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

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

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

Community Announcements

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

  • 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

Hickory Shirt – Heritage Days 2019

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

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Community Announcements

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

  • 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

ONRC host Biochar demonstration

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

  • 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

Multi-Agency Exercise

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

  • 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
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

Don’t flush those “Flushable” wipes!

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

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Law Enforcement Calls for Service

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

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Court Report July 25 – Aug. 29

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

  • Sep 13th, 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

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
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
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

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

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

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

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

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

  • 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