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July 3rd Cribbage Tournament

On July 3 at the Congregational Church, 280 South Spartan Ave at…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
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Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration 2021

“Stand for the Red, White, and Blue!” Pick up schedules and 4th…

  • Jul 1st, 2021
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Best of the Peninsula 2021.

Best of the Peninsula 2021 voting now underway

Show your favorite businesses how important they are

  • Jun 29th, 2021
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About this photo from Hole in the Wall Matt said, “This may be my favorite shot of the bioluminescence I have taken thus far. This shot took so much planning and patience, arriving before sunset, then waiting out the high tide to hike back at 3 a.m.… Everything lined up just right so that I got the shot with the glowing blue waves on only my second attempt. It was truly a spectacular night and worth every bit of the struggle to capture this iconic spot in a truly unique light. If you can’t tell I am obsessed with the “bio-blue.” Photos Matt Nichols

Bioluminescence …it’s a thing!

About this photo from Hole in the Wall Matt said, “This may…

  • Jun 24th, 2021
About this photo from Hole in the Wall Matt said, “This may be my favorite shot of the bioluminescence I have taken thus far. This shot took so much planning and patience, arriving before sunset, then waiting out the high tide to hike back at 3 a.m.… Everything lined up just right so that I got the shot with the glowing blue waves on only my second attempt. It was truly a spectacular night and worth every bit of the struggle to capture this iconic spot in a truly unique light. If you can’t tell I am obsessed with the “bio-blue.” Photos Matt Nichols
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What’s happening?

2022 Senior Parent meeting Senior parents, for FHS class of 2022, are…

  • Jun 24th, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service

June 14 Found animal Conley Rd., welfare check 900 block S. Forks…

  • Jun 24th, 2021
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Soroptimist International of Olympic Rain ForestHolding Mini-Auction Online in July

Fundraiser for SIORF Scholarships 2022 Soroptimist International of Olympic Rain Forest (SIORF)…

  • Jun 24th, 2021
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2021 Golden Tennis Shoe Awardee, Cheri Tinker

On her Facebook page Senator Patty Murray shared, “I was so proud…

  • Jun 24th, 2021
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US Coast Guard Station Quillayute River Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony

BMCS Michael K. Carola Officer in Charge, Station Quillayute River Senior Chief…

  • Jun 24th, 2021
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The Forks Ambulance crew responds to an injury outside the Forks Post Office on Tuesday just after noon. Photo Christi Baron

Daily Calls for Service

June 7 Welfare check Fauna Lane, patrols Lupine Ave., 9-1-1 misdial, traffic…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
The Forks Ambulance crew responds to an injury outside the Forks Post Office on Tuesday just after noon. Photo Christi Baron
Looking from the north end of the field the scoreboard indicated 67 graduates for 2021. Photos by Lonnie Archibald

Gone with the Wind …FHS 2021 Graduation

It was a breezy graduation ceremony on Spartan Field on Saturday afternoon…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
Looking from the north end of the field the scoreboard indicated 67 graduates for 2021. Photos by Lonnie Archibald
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State Parks launches gift cards

Reserve camping, purchase Parks merchandise and more Washington State Parks announces it…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
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Prevention Club artwork.

Prevention Club – Getting the message out

Forks Middle School Prevention Club is wrapping up another year of engaging…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
Prevention Club artwork.
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What’s happening??

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

  • Jun 19th, 2021
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Pacific Northwest land managers prepared for fire season

As recovery work continues from last year’s record fire season, federal land…

  • Jun 19th, 2021

Forks pays $333,000 to family of man shot, killed by police

The City of Forks has paid $333,000 to settle a civil-rights lawsuit…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
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DAR encourages citizens to recognize Flag Day

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

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Veteran Master Gardener and berry enthusiast, Jeanette Stehr-Green, instructs gardeners on growing strawberries Saturday, June 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, via Zoom. Submitted Photo

What’s Happening?

Davila Family Drive-through Dinner Fundraiser There will be a fundraiser dinner of…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
Veteran Master Gardener and berry enthusiast, Jeanette Stehr-Green, instructs gardeners on growing strawberries Saturday, June 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, via Zoom. Submitted Photo
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Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration 2021 (Draft Schedule)

“Stand for the Red, White, and Blue!” Draft revision 6-3-2021. Final printed…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
Photo by David Youngberg
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Daily Calls for Service May 31 – June 6

May 31 Traffic stops, parking complaint 900 block S. Forks Ave., patrols…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Forks’ schools plan to return to a more normal school year in 2021-22

The Quillayute Valley School District Board of Directors approved the District’s Student…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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WESC seeking member and community help/input

West End Sportsmen’s Club’s next meeting is Wednesday, June 16 at 7…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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East side of Canyon Creek site after the asphalt was removed and before the roadway aggregate base was placed. This will be repaved in late summer. Photos FHWA

Upper Hoh River Road Phase 2 construction activities and upcoming work

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued road work at the east…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
East side of Canyon Creek site after the asphalt was removed and before the roadway aggregate base was placed. This will be repaved in late summer. Photos FHWA
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Best of the Peninsula 2021 nominations on now

It’s time again to vote for the Best of the Peninsula! In…

  • Jun 7th, 2021
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Court Report

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

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Patty with her Golden Apple Award that she received in 1994. Submitted Photo

Patricia Lee “Patty” Vaughan set to retire after 46 years of teaching

Patty Vaughan, of Forks, will be retiring this year after 46 years…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
Patty with her Golden Apple Award that she received in 1994. Submitted Photo
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Congratulations Skyler Sheri DeMatties

Skyler Sheri DeMatties has graduated with her Bachelor Degree in Nursing at…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Forks man dies in rollover

By Paul Gottlieb Olympic Peninsula News Group A Forks man died shortly…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service May 24 – May 30

May 24 Threats Smithville Rd., lost property Hwy 101 S., disturbance Founders…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Community Announcements

The Clallam County Democrats invite you to a program: Whose Constitution Is…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Drought Advisory

Following an extremely dry couple of months, the Department of Ecology has…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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What’s Happening?

2021 Baccalaureate FHS 2021 Baccalaureate will be held on Wednesday, June 2,…

  • May 27th, 2021
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Ukulele Workshop with Rose Oyamo

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) in partnership with the Juan de…

  • May 26th, 2021
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Volunteers Lynn Soloman, Kevin Fouts, and Darin Hoffman work to place the logger carving under the A-frame cover on a frosty day in 1992. Forks Forum Archives

Memorial Day 2021

Dear Editor, As Memorial Day approaches it is a good time to…

  • May 26th, 2021
Volunteers Lynn Soloman, Kevin Fouts, and Darin Hoffman work to place the logger carving under the A-frame cover on a frosty day in 1992. Forks Forum Archives
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Upper Hoh River Road Phase 2Construction Activities Upcoming Work

May 21 update Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued the excavation…

  • May 26th, 2021
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Board cancels 2021 Clallam County Fair

Smaller 4-H shows planned By Michael Dashiell and Leah Leach Olympic Peninsula…

  • May 26th, 2021

West End Candidates Set

Candidate filing week closed on Friday the following people will be running…

  • May 26th, 2021
Izaak Manuel is the newest member of the Forks Police Department. Izaak attended school in Neah Bay and has also been a volunteer fireman for Clallam County Fire Protection District #1. Photo Christi Baron

Daily Calls for Service

May 17 Disturbance Founders Way, civil Calawah Way, 9-1-1 hangup, traffic stop,…

  • May 26th, 2021
Izaak Manuel is the newest member of the Forks Police Department. Izaak attended school in Neah Bay and has also been a volunteer fireman for Clallam County Fire Protection District #1. Photo Christi Baron
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Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day Ceremony The Forks American Legion Post #106 will host a…

  • May 26th, 2021
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This hammock was the victim of a crime last week, as it disappeared from a home on Campbell St., leaving the little girl in this photo very sad. After the incident was posted on Facebook a number of people offered to donate a hammock they had! Thankfully on the weekend the wayward hammock was found and returned.

Daily Calls for Service

May 10 Traffic complaint E. Division, Civil Bendon Circle, suspicious person 300…

  • May 21st, 2021
This hammock was the victim of a crime last week, as it disappeared from a home on Campbell St., leaving the little girl in this photo very sad. After the incident was posted on Facebook a number of people offered to donate a hammock they had! Thankfully on the weekend the wayward hammock was found and returned.