A look Back …This week in the Forks Forum

This week in 1999 it was reported that Clallam Bay Postmaster Linda Dillard had presented Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with a check for $1,100. The money was raised during a “Walk For Life” fundraiser where participants walked from the Clallam Bay Post Office to Sekiu. Forest Service K-9 officer Kris Fairbanks and her dog Hero had become K-9 certified. Forks Middle School students had presented the play “Rowdy Kate.” A Community Swimming Pool Bond was being planned.

In 1974 there were 10 youth league basketball team photos in the paper (Photos). FHS student Andrew Zepeda wrote a letter to the editor regarding remedies for the gas shortage. Grandma Shibel, a resident at FCH, had turned 98 years old. It was the grand opening weekend for the new upstairs venue at the Vagabond. In addition to some live entertainment, a name-the-room contest was being held. In 1952 Rayonier had purchased a large block of (Forks Fire) burned timber; 127,500,000 feet B.M. for $1,233,925, for stumpage, slash disposal, and reforestation. Dance students had given a program. The Tango was performed by Phyllis Silva and Skippy Judson. Admission was by donation with proceeds going to the St. Anne’s Mission Church. In display ads, Norris Texaco was now selling Firestone Tires.