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Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition volunteers fillet Coho for the Forks Food bank.

PCSC activities benefit salmon and the community

The Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition (PCSC) group along with the WDFW recently…

  • Oct 29th, 2021
Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition volunteers fillet Coho for the Forks Food bank.

Arrest Made in Shooting

On October 18 at approximately 3:09 a.m. Deputies from the Clallam County…

  • Oct 29th, 2021

Forks Clothing Bank to re-open

The Forks Clothing Bank is re-opening this Friday and Saturday, Oct, 29…

  • Oct 29th, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service

Oct. 22 9-1-1 hangup, disabled vehicle Hwy 101 N., vehicle accident Camas…

  • Oct 29th, 2021
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Community Announcements

Forks Elks Plan Veteran’s Dinner The Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd.,…

  • Oct 29th, 2021
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City council approves a Proclamation/ Resolution supporting Constitutional Rights

The Forks City Council met in a hybrid meeting on Monday night…

  • Oct 28th, 2021
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WDFW approves next round of razor clam digs for Washington coast

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers have approved the…

  • Oct 22nd, 2021
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Reminder – 2nd half property taxes due

Clallam County Treasurer, Teresa Marchi, confirmed that property taxes are due by…

  • Oct 21st, 2021
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Traffic delays on Highway 101 at Lake Crescent October 26 through late November for hazard tree removal

Expect up to half-hour delays on weekdays 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;…

  • Oct 21st, 2021
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Clallam County Lodging Tax Funding Application 2022 (1st Call)

The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee announces a 1st call opportunity for business…

  • Oct 21st, 2021
Baking with Kate.

Community Announcements

Cherish Our Children virtual auction The 20th annual Cherish Our Children Auction…

  • Oct 21st, 2021
Baking with Kate.
Driving the posts for the guardrail at the approaches to the Canyon Creek bridge, MP 10. Photos FHWA

Hoh Road construction to wrap up for winter

Construction activities and upcoming work Last week, Interwest Construction, Inc. (ICI) installed…

  • Oct 21st, 2021
Driving the posts for the guardrail at the approaches to the Canyon Creek bridge, MP 10. Photos FHWA
The car Beverly escaped from in 1960.

Can you help fill in the blanks?

Beverly Sherman Werschkul is a member of an exclusive club …one that…

  • Oct 21st, 2021
The car Beverly escaped from in 1960.
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Restoring the Bogachiel Trail

Restoring the 24-mile trail segment of the Bogachiel Trail to National Scenic…

  • Oct 15th, 2021
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Spraying the hydroseed turf establishment at MP 10. This includes a native seed mix, fertilizer, mulch, and a biotic soil amendment. Source: FHWA

Hoh Road Construction activities and upcoming work

Over the past two weeks, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), completed the final…

  • Oct 14th, 2021
Spraying the hydroseed turf establishment at MP 10. This includes a native seed mix, fertilizer, mulch, and a biotic soil amendment. Source: FHWA

General Election deadlines approaching

Voter registration deadlines are quickly approaching for eligible residents looking to cast…

  • Oct 14th, 2021
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Sixth Annual Great Clallam County Shakeout set for October 21

Following FEMA’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and communities throughout Clallam…

  • Oct 14th, 2021
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Community Announcements

Film Highlighting Indigenous Voices in the Struggle with Climate Change to Be…

  • Oct 14th, 2021
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Veterans Day Plans Set

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

  • Oct 14th, 2021
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The Lego-Construction Guy tree was sponsored by the Forks Forum and Peninsula Daily News in 2018.

SIORF Festival of Trees 2021

Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest is in the planning stages…

  • Oct 14th, 2021
The Lego-Construction Guy tree was sponsored by the Forks Forum and Peninsula Daily News in 2018.
Clark Browning during the popular coffee hour at the Lake Pleasant store March 2018. From Lonnie Archibald’s book “Let’s Go Truckin.” Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Clark “CB” Browning named 2021 Pioneer Logger

The Pioneer Logger Award, in the beginning, in 1981, was awarded to…

  • Oct 8th, 2021
Clark Browning during the popular coffee hour at the Lake Pleasant store March 2018. From Lonnie Archibald’s book “Let’s Go Truckin.” Photo by Lonnie Archibald
Winnie Peterson’s kitchen cabinet is now on display at the Forks Timber Museum. Thanks to some refinishing the cabinet looks like the day it was delivered to Winnie over 100 years ago. Winnie Ford married Ely Peterson in 1882. She had been born in Indiana in 1866 and came to the West End with her family in September of 1870. She died in June of 1951. The cabinet was donated to the museum by Jack and Eve Datisman. Photo Christi Baron

Timber Museum takes lead in Hickory Shirt-Heritage Days activities

The Forks Timber Museum not only tells the story of our local…

  • Oct 7th, 2021
Winnie Peterson’s kitchen cabinet is now on display at the Forks Timber Museum. Thanks to some refinishing the cabinet looks like the day it was delivered to Winnie over 100 years ago. Winnie Ford married Ely Peterson in 1882. She had been born in Indiana in 1866 and came to the West End with her family in September of 1870. She died in June of 1951. The cabinet was donated to the museum by Jack and Eve Datisman. Photo Christi Baron

Annual “Welcome to nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əm Territory” to open Peninsula College’s Fall Studium Generale Series, Oct. 7

Studium Generale will open its Fall Quarter series with the traditional Welcome…

  • Oct 7th, 2021

Volunteer Hospice orientation

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers monthly orientations for those interested in…

  • Oct 7th, 2021
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Michael Trebert Chapter (DAR) announces Forks as first city participating in the American Elm Heritage Project on Olympic Peninsula

The Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)…

  • Oct 7th, 2021
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The State moratorium on water shut-offs for non-payment ended Sept. 30

If your water account with the City of Forks is more than…

  • Oct 7th, 2021
Loquat trees that flower in autumn or early winter and produce ripened fruit from early spring to early summer can be grown locally. Learn more, Thursday, October 14th from noon to 1 p.m. by attending Tom Del Hotal’s Zoom presentation. Submitted photo

Community Announcements

“Rare Fruits for Cold Winter Areas” by Tom Del Hotal, Thursday, Oct.…

  • Oct 7th, 2021
Loquat trees that flower in autumn or early winter and produce ripened fruit from early spring to early summer can be grown locally. Learn more, Thursday, October 14th from noon to 1 p.m. by attending Tom Del Hotal’s Zoom presentation. Submitted photo

Olympic National Forest to offer Free Personal Use Firewood Program

The firewood program on the Olympic National Forest will be transitioning to…

  • Sep 30th, 2021

QVSD school board member vacancy

The Quillayute Valley School District Board of Directors would like to invite…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
Source: FHWA - The reconstructed Canyon Creek Channel under the new bridge.

Hoh Road construction activities and upcoming work

Last week and the week before, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) completed the…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
Source: FHWA - The reconstructed Canyon Creek Channel under the new bridge.
Prescribed burn activity from 2016. Forks Forum Archives

Burn Notice for West Clallam and West Jefferson counties

Rayonier’s forestry team will conduct activities to reduce the risk of wildfires…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
Prescribed burn activity from 2016. Forks Forum Archives
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Sully’s is on the market

It came as a bit of a sad shock a few weeks…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
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Librarian Sarah Morrison displays upcycled T-shirt bags. Submitted Photo

Community Announcements

T-shirt Bag Take & Make The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
Librarian Sarah Morrison displays upcycled T-shirt bags. Submitted Photo
Field Diggers. Photos Nancy Messmer

Potato Dig/Seed Swap 2021 Annual Harvest Celebration at Hoko River State Park

By Nancy Messmer Friends of Hoko River State Park, Clallam Bay Sekiu…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
Field Diggers. Photos Nancy Messmer
Law enforcement blocks the Sitkum Sol Duc Road early Saturday morning while medics, firemen, and law enforcement were active at the scene of the accident near milepost 5.  Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Forks mourns the deaths of three young people Two others remain hospitalized following car crash

The Forks community is mourning the loss of three young people in…

  • Sep 24th, 2021
Law enforcement blocks the Sitkum Sol Duc Road early Saturday morning while medics, firemen, and law enforcement were active at the scene of the accident near milepost 5.  Photo by Lonnie Archibald
Scott DePew with the Scotch Broom tree!

Old Growth Scotch Broom

Many environment groups work hard to “save the old-growth” but what about…

  • Sep 24th, 2021
Scott DePew with the Scotch Broom tree!
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Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers to open

Action: Reopen the Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers to fishing. Effective date:…

  • Sep 24th, 2021
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Community Announcements

Artist Mike Biskup’s Solo Exhibition “Carcinosinum’s Magic” to be Featured at PC…

  • Sep 23rd, 2021
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First razor clam digs of the 2021-22 season get green light

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved the first…

  • Sep 23rd, 2021
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$1.3 million in federal grant funding awarded to Peninsula College

On-demand remote learning pathways, enhanced student supports, waived text book fees, and…

  • Sep 23rd, 2021