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Forks American Legion plans spaghetti feed

Forks American Legion Post 106 will be holding a spaghetti feed on…

  • Dec 9th, 2021

West End Vehicle Licensing Office closes permanently

On Nov. 30, 2021, the Clallam County Auditor’s Office received the West…

  • Dec 9th, 2021
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SIORF Festival of Trees 2021

The trees are decorated… the wreaths are hung…It’s time for Soroptimist International…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
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Extreme weather causes severe damage to the Olympic National Forest near Forks

Recent extreme weather, including 10 inches of rain on Nov. 14 and…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
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Snow blower clearing the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center parking lot. NPS Photo

Plan ahead and recreate responsibly this fall and winter season at Olympic National Park

From snow-blanketed mountains and evergreen forests dripping with rain to ocean beaches…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
Snow blower clearing the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center parking lot. NPS Photo
“I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain”
Clallam County Fire Protection District #1 was called out on Sunday to deal with an abundance of water over the roadway near 2nd Avenue.
With the help of Engine 91’s crew and a large pumper off of Tanker 91, it took about 4 hours to clear the street and surrounding houses of most of the large mass of water that was left from recent rains. Photo CCFD1

Daily Calls For Service

Nov. 19 Medical Flora Pl., welfare check Robin Hood Loop, 9-1-1 hangup,…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
“I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain”
Clallam County Fire Protection District #1 was called out on Sunday to deal with an abundance of water over the roadway near 2nd Avenue.
With the help of Engine 91’s crew and a large pumper off of Tanker 91, it took about 4 hours to clear the street and surrounding houses of most of the large mass of water that was left from recent rains. Photo CCFD1
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Community Announcements

Elks Memorial Sunday On Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, all Elks Lodges across…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
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Offering new and repurposed painted furniture with a mixture of decoupage and other artistic details. Photo Christi Baron

New Business: Garage Ermitage, opening Dec. 10

Sue Baker is lending her artistic skills to a new business in…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
Offering new and repurposed painted furniture with a mixture of decoupage and other artistic details. Photo Christi Baron
Forks High School students were selected by staff for Student of Character. The trait for November was “Love of Learning”.
Left Front- Candida-Rose Sandoval, Leslie Hernandez-Beltran, Klaton Helvey, Belinda Ramirez-Jeronimo, Flora Horejsi, Brandon Aranda, Left Back- Holly Hillcar, Hector Garcia-Dominguez, Robbie Smith, Bobby Wallace. Submitted Photo

FHS Students of Character for November

Bobby Wallace Bobby shows genuine interest in the topics we cover in…

  • Dec 2nd, 2021
Forks High School students were selected by staff for Student of Character. The trait for November was “Love of Learning”.
Left Front- Candida-Rose Sandoval, Leslie Hernandez-Beltran, Klaton Helvey, Belinda Ramirez-Jeronimo, Flora Horejsi, Brandon Aranda, Left Back- Holly Hillcar, Hector Garcia-Dominguez, Robbie Smith, Bobby Wallace. Submitted Photo
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December’s first razor clam digs moving ahead on Washington coast

OLYMPIA – Razor clam digging continues in December, as shellfish managers with…

  • Nov 26th, 2021
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“Sturdy Folk” back in publication

“Sturdy Folk,” a compilation of personal accounts of life and work on…

  • Nov 25th, 2021
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Mutual Aid Response to fire
Clallam County Fire Protection Dist. #1, Forks and Beaver, and firefighter Bill Wilkins with the La Push Fire Department all responded to this single-wide mobile home fire in the 600 block of Calawah Way last Tuesday night. As they happened to be training that evening it was a quick response involving Engines 91 and 92 and Engine 71. The fire damaged the living room and a bedroom and heat and smoke damage were present in the rest of the mobile home which, Fire Chief Bill Paul said was a total loss. Photo CCFPD#1

Daily Calls for Service

Nov. 15 Water rescue Whitcomb Diimmel, multiple reports of alarm activations, welfare…

  • Nov 25th, 2021
Mutual Aid Response to fire
Clallam County Fire Protection Dist. #1, Forks and Beaver, and firefighter Bill Wilkins with the La Push Fire Department all responded to this single-wide mobile home fire in the 600 block of Calawah Way last Tuesday night. As they happened to be training that evening it was a quick response involving Engines 91 and 92 and Engine 71. The fire damaged the living room and a bedroom and heat and smoke damage were present in the rest of the mobile home which, Fire Chief Bill Paul said was a total loss. Photo CCFPD#1
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Flooded with Forks Friendliness

West End tourism numbers continue to be strong, even as winter is…

  • Nov 25th, 2021
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Free Legal Aid clinic

On Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present…

  • Nov 25th, 2021
Meghan Sullivan was hired as new Public Services Director at NOLS.

North Olympic Library System hires Public Services Director

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) has hired Meghan Sullivan to be…

  • Nov 25th, 2021
Meghan Sullivan was hired as new Public Services Director at NOLS.
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Winter Hummingbirds

By Christine Van Reeuwyk Peace Arch News Anyone with a hummingbird feeder…

  • Nov 25th, 2021
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Community Announcements

Gratitude Garland Take & Make The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) invites…

  • Nov 17th, 2021
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Symbol of Civic Cooperation Patriotism, the American Elm, to be planted in Forks

The Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is…

  • Nov 17th, 2021
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Feeding 5000 Thanksgiving Meal

Feeding 5000 will offer a Thanksgiving-style to-go lunch on Tuesday, Nov. 23.…

  • Nov 17th, 2021
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Daily Calls For Service

Nov. 8 Patrols Elderberry Ave., suspicious activity E. Division St., explosion A…

  • Nov 17th, 2021
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Mental Review for alleged shooter

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group Kay Ann Beebe will undergo…

  • Nov 17th, 2021

Fundraisers and Bazaars

Emblem Club Bazaar Nov. 20 Forks Emblem Club #488 will hold its…

  • Nov 17th, 2021

State land agencies announce 2022 free days

New Discover Pass free days honor Indigenous people, Black history, mental health.…

  • Nov 17th, 2021
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer escorts multiple people who were evacuated from their residences during a flood near Forks, WA, Monday, Nov. 15. The crew evacuated a total of 10 people, including several children, after receiving a request for assistance from Clallam County emergency responders. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Columbia River)

Coast Guard aids rescue of 10 adults, 4 children from flooding near Forks

The Coast Guard aided the rescue of 10 people and four children…

  • Nov 17th, 2021
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer escorts multiple people who were evacuated from their residences during a flood near Forks, WA, Monday, Nov. 15. The crew evacuated a total of 10 people, including several children, after receiving a request for assistance from Clallam County emergency responders. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Columbia River)
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Veterans Day Activities

Post 106 will be performing two ceremonies on Veterans Day. At 9…

  • Nov 10th, 2021
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Fizzy Rockets Take Make

Beginning Monday, Nov. 15, kids can stop by their local North Olympic…

  • Nov 10th, 2021
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Olympic Natural Resource Center hires permanent research scientist with state funding

The University of Washington’s Olympic Natural Resource Center (ONRC) was established by…

  • Nov 10th, 2021
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Enchanted Chalet

Information meeting on the consultation process for the Enchanted Valley Chalet

Virtual meeting set for Nov. 15, 2021, from 3-4:30 p.m. PST. The…

  • Nov 10th, 2021
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Hobucket House will be located on Ash Avenue near several other NORVHN’s entities and businesses. Photo Christi Baron

Hobucket House is coming along

Since it is Veterans Day this week, it is a good time…

  • Nov 10th, 2021
Hobucket House will be located on Ash Avenue near several other NORVHN’s entities and businesses. Photo Christi Baron
The Forks VFW building at the corner of Spartan and A St. has also been a community meeting place for many activities since the 1960s. Photo Christi Baron

Forks VFW to close

It is sad news this Veteran’s Day to learn that the Fletcher…

  • Nov 10th, 2021
The Forks VFW building at the corner of Spartan and A St. has also been a community meeting place for many activities since the 1960s. Photo Christi Baron
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Daily Calls for Service

An accident, last Tuesday afternoon, closed the Calawah Bridge to traffic for a time. Photo CCFPD#1

  • Nov 10th, 2021
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Revegetation area. Photos FHWA

Hoh Road – work done for the season

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) completed the cottonwood and willow pole…

  • Nov 5th, 2021
Revegetation area. Photos FHWA

City of Forks and others named in lawsuit

The family of a 23-year-old Quileute tribal member who died by suicide…

  • Nov 5th, 2021
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Public invited to Nov. 9 Coastal Steelhead Virtual Town Hall

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fishery managers are inviting the…

  • Nov 5th, 2021
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Free – Virtual Legal Aid Clinic

On Saturday, Nov. 20, Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present a…

  • Nov 5th, 2021
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Community Announcements

“Deer in my Yard – A Love/Hate Relationship” by Shelly Ament and…

  • Nov 5th, 2021
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Last Saturday morning La Chalma, 71 N. Forks Ave., was broken into, by at least two individuals, who were caught on store video. Gold chains, bracelets, earrings, wallets, and purses were some of the valuable things that were stolen. If anyone can provide any information on this robbery please call 360-670-7801.

Daily Calls for Service

Oct. 25 Trespass Spartan Ave., suspicious activity Shingle Rd., welfare check Little…

  • Nov 5th, 2021
Last Saturday morning La Chalma, 71 N. Forks Ave., was broken into, by at least two individuals, who were caught on store video. Gold chains, bracelets, earrings, wallets, and purses were some of the valuable things that were stolen. If anyone can provide any information on this robbery please call 360-670-7801.

Voting Underway

Voting in Washington’s 2021 General Election is now underway as ballots were…

  • Oct 29th, 2021
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2021 Community Halloween Activities

It appears as though Halloween will be more normal this year with…

  • Oct 29th, 2021
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