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Forks Chamber selects scholarship recipients

The Forks Chamber of Commerce has recently selected Forks High School scholarship…

  • Aug 5th, 2021

Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers Program

Are you a timber logger or trucker whose operation has been impacted…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Community Announcements

Master Gardeners Schedule Second Saturday Walk #2 for 2021 WSU Extension Clallam…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Welcome back to School FHS Spartans!

Dear Spartan Parents & Students, I am pleased to welcome you back…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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DOC Closures

In May 2021, the Department of Corrections (DOC) shared a draft proposal…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Event

Guided Tidepool Walks Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary In-Person - Sunday, Aug.…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Daily Calls For Service

July 26 Suspicious person 950 S. Forks Ave., disturbance Elk Corner Rd.,…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Veteran Master Gardeners Jeanette Stehr-Green, Cindy Erickson, Nye Nelson (retired) and John Norgord investigate a problem with a hemlock tree at a Plant Clinic. Submitted Photo

Master Gardeners ready to answer your gardening questions in person!

The WSU Extension Clallam County Master Gardeners plant answer clinics are getting…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
Veteran Master Gardeners Jeanette Stehr-Green, Cindy Erickson, Nye Nelson (retired) and John Norgord investigate a problem with a hemlock tree at a Plant Clinic. Submitted Photo

Drought spurs aid for farms, fish and public health

Getting help to farmers, threatened fish species, and local public health agencies…

  • Aug 5th, 2021

Peninsula College to require vaccinations Fall quarter, waivers allowed for specific exemptions

With the health and safety of students and staff in mind, Peninsula…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Primary voting underway

Voting in the 2021 Primary is underway with more than 54,000 ballots…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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A visualization of the new alignment with Olympic Hot Springs Road/US 101. WSDOT

Comment period opens for Elwha River bridge project

Environmental assessment presented online By Leah Leach Olympic Peninsula News Group Comment…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
A visualization of the new alignment with Olympic Hot Springs Road/US 101. WSDOT

New laws take effect in Washington State aimed at bridging the digital divide

Two new laws aimed at helping bridge the digital divide in Washington…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service

July 18 9-1-1 hangup, suspicious person Spartan Ave., noise complaint Klahndike Blvd.,…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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Upper Hoh Road construction activities and upcoming work

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) finished tying the rebar, building the…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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Public Invited to Review and Comment on Quillayute River Restoration – Reach 3 Environmental Assessment

Comments Accepted Through August 22 The National Park Service, in partnership with…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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Behind on rent and/or utilities?
The moratorium on evictions and utility shut-offs is set to expire on September 30, 2021. This program also helps with utilities.

Community Announcements

Improv for Teens and Tweens As part of the Summer Reading Program,…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
Behind on rent and/or utilities?
The moratorium on evictions and utility shut-offs is set to expire on September 30, 2021. This program also helps with utilities.

Chip-seal work to resume on U.S. Highway 101 and State Highway 19

Road work was to resume across the North Olympic Peninsula Monday. Contractor…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
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What’s Happening?

Flag Retirement Ceremony The Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd., will host…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
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Forest road closure will start Monday

A portion of Forest Service road 29 will close starting Monday, July…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021

Primary election voter deadlines approaching

Clallam County’s Primary Election is underway. Election Day is August 3, 2021.…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
This vehicle accident happened Friday morning taking out the sign at the Town Motel. Submitted Photo

Daily Calls for Service July 12 – July 17

July 12 Warrant attempt Clalwah Way, traffic stop, suspicious person Klahndike Blvd.,…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
This vehicle accident happened Friday morning taking out the sign at the Town Motel. Submitted Photo
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34-year old Kelly Rae Crowder wanted for residential burglary

On July 9, 2021 at about 10:32 a.m., Deputies were dispatched to…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
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The SmileMobile is a brightly painted 39–foot dental clinic on wheels.

The Arcora Foundation SmileMobile coming to Forks

State-of-the-art dental clinic providing oral health care August 4 – 7 and…

  • Jul 21st, 2021
The SmileMobile is a brightly painted 39–foot dental clinic on wheels.
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FREE Concert

Cherish Danae sang the National Anthem at the Forks 4th of July…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
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Soroptimist International of Olympic Rain Forest Online Auction

Soroptimist International of Olympic Rain Forest (SIORF) will be holding a mini-auction…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
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Community Announcements

City Burn Ban Modification On Tuesday, July 6 the City of Forks…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
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FPD Daily Calls for Service

July 5 Civil Brower St., suspicious vehicle Snider Rd., citizen assist Merchant…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
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Plea set in case of lewd images

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group A former Forks physician assistant…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher selected the Quileute Days entry as the Mayor’s Choice award in the 4th of July parade. Photo Lonnie Archibald

Forks Old Fashioned 4th Parade Results

Editor’s Note: I am attempting to decipher the parade judges’ decisions. Next…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher selected the Quileute Days entry as the Mayor’s Choice award in the 4th of July parade. Photo Lonnie Archibald
Dave, Drew, and Lynn. Submitted Photo

Dave Dilley and Lynn Soloman named Forks Lions Club Citizens of the Year

King Lion Drew Huggins tapped Lyn Solomon and Dave Dilley of D&S…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
Dave, Drew, and Lynn. Submitted Photo

Daily Calls for Service

June 28 Medical G St., traffic stop, medical Calawah Way, medical Ackerly…

  • Jul 7th, 2021
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4th of July Cribbage Tournament results

By Warren Johnson Tina Erickson from Selah, Washington outplayed 58 other contestants…

  • Jul 7th, 2021
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Floyd McCoy throws a ringer during the championship horseshoe game played Saturday at Tillicum Park. The team of McCoy and Dalton Kilmer defeated Wade McCoy and Troy Pearce for first place. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Horseshoes Tournament Results

By Wade McCoy The Forks Old-Fashioned 4th Horseshoes Tournament was held at…

  • Jul 7th, 2021
Floyd McCoy throws a ringer during the championship horseshoe game played Saturday at Tillicum Park. The team of McCoy and Dalton Kilmer defeated Wade McCoy and Troy Pearce for first place. Photo by Lonnie Archibald
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Hoh Road construction activities and upcoming work

This week, Interwest Construction Inc will begin setting up for the Engineered…

  • Jul 7th, 2021
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Best of the Peninsula 2021.

Best of the Peninsula voting ends Sunday

Ballots close at midnight July 11

  • Jul 7th, 2021
Best of the Peninsula 2021.
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Daily Calls for Service

June 21 Patrol Mora Rd., violation court order G St., forest products…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
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With temperatures rising officials ask visitors to recreate responsibly

Olympia, WA, June 25, 2021— As weather continues to warm and the…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
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Community Announcements

Flags at the Cemetery The volunteers who usually place flags on the…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
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An empty court on Monday awaits what is sure to be a big crowd on Saturday. Photo Christi Baron

New Sports Court to Debut on Saturday, July 3

In 2018 the Lloyd Allen Trust expressed interest in providing funding for…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
An empty court on Monday awaits what is sure to be a big crowd on Saturday. Photo Christi Baron