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Clallam County Native Plant Sale

Clallam Conservation District is accepting large quantity plant orders through their annual…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
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Bruce Pape, Clallam County Master Gardener, and coordinator of the Woodcock Demonstration Garden orchard discusses fruit trees in the residential setting on Thursday, Sept. 23, from noon to 1 p.m., via Zoom.

Community Announcements

“The First Years of Your Orchard” by Bruce Pape, Thursday, September 23,…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
Bruce Pape, Clallam County Master Gardener, and coordinator of the Woodcock Demonstration Garden orchard discusses fruit trees in the residential setting on Thursday, Sept. 23, from noon to 1 p.m., via Zoom.
Excavation to the existing culvert (bottom right) underneath the new Canyon Creek Bridge.
Peninsula Environmental Group performing fish capture and removal in the Canyon Creek work area. Photos FHWA

Hoh Road construction update

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) began excavation under the new Canyon…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
Excavation to the existing culvert (bottom right) underneath the new Canyon Creek Bridge.
Peninsula Environmental Group performing fish capture and removal in the Canyon Creek work area. Photos FHWA
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Former Forks Mayor named new Timber Museum Director

At the August Forks Timber Museum Board of Director’s meeting former two-term…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
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Potato Dig this weekend

The Annual Potato Dig/Seed Swap will be on Sunday, Sept. 19 from…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
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K-12 Common School trust: These trust lands benefit K-12 schools by provide funding for school construction projects throughout the state.
State Forest Land trust: State Forest trust lands (Transfer and Purchase) benefit counties and junior taxing districts. They provide revenue that supports local and state schools as well as county services including roads, libraries, fire districts, ports, hospitals and emergency management.
Scientific School trust: These lands benefit Washington State University.
Agricultural School trust: These lands provide funding for Washington State University.
Normal School trust: These lands generate revenue for Eastern Washington, Western Washington and Central Washington universities, and The Evergreen State College.
Capitol Building trust: These lands produce funding for the state buildings at the Capitol in Olympia.
Charitable, Educational, Penal and Reformatory Institutions trust: These lands support institutions managed by the state departments of Corrections and Social and Health Services.
University trust: These lands produce revenue for the University of Washington.

Diverse Groups, Counties Defend Timber Management on State Trust Lands in Washington State Supreme Court Case

From AFRC Counties, educators, labor and business groups and others are defending…

  • Sep 16th, 2021
K-12 Common School trust: These trust lands benefit K-12 schools by provide funding for school construction projects throughout the state.
State Forest Land trust: State Forest trust lands (Transfer and Purchase) benefit counties and junior taxing districts. They provide revenue that supports local and state schools as well as county services including roads, libraries, fire districts, ports, hospitals and emergency management.
Scientific School trust: These lands benefit Washington State University.
Agricultural School trust: These lands provide funding for Washington State University.
Normal School trust: These lands generate revenue for Eastern Washington, Western Washington and Central Washington universities, and The Evergreen State College.
Capitol Building trust: These lands produce funding for the state buildings at the Capitol in Olympia.
Charitable, Educational, Penal and Reformatory Institutions trust: These lands support institutions managed by the state departments of Corrections and Social and Health Services.
University trust: These lands produce revenue for the University of Washington.
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West End Thunder cancels weekend races

A message from West End Thunder … “Well, folks…it’s that announcement we…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
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The first public traffic to cross the new Canyon Creek Bridge! The asphalt bridge deck was paved this week. Photos FHA

Hoh Road Construction Update

Last week was a big week on the project! Interwest Construction Inc.…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
The first public traffic to cross the new Canyon Creek Bridge! The asphalt bridge deck was paved this week. Photos FHA
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Seismic Data Collection

The earth is constantly moving under our feet, not every day but…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
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Backpack Buddies Take Make Kits at NOLS

Community Announcements

Backpack Buddies, Take & Make Back to school is here! Kids can…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
Backpack Buddies Take Make Kits at NOLS

State lands honor Public Lands Day with a Discover Pass free day

In recognition of National and Washington Public Lands Day, Washington State Parks,…

  • Sep 10th, 2021

Former physician assistant sentenced for child porn

By Rob Ollikainen Olympic Peninsula News Group A former West End physician…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
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You are a winner! Maybe not ….

A Forks resident stopped by the Forks Forum office last week to…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
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Placing 6 inches of roadway aggregate on the subgrade at Canyon Creek. 4 inches of asphalt will be paved on top.
Photo Source: FHWA

Weekly Hoh Road Update

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) placed roadway aggregate base, placed concrete…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
Placing 6 inches of roadway aggregate on the subgrade at Canyon Creek. 4 inches of asphalt will be paved on top.
Photo Source: FHWA
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Daily Calls for Service

Aug. 23 Theft 950 S. Forks Ave., 9-1-1 misdial, citizen contact N.…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
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Al Cairo preparing shredded garden waste and filling the Johnson-Su composting bioreactor at Woodcock Garden. Photo credit: Al Cairo

Community Announcements

“Fungal Dominant Composting in this Time of Climate Change” by Al Cairo…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
Al Cairo preparing shredded garden waste and filling the Johnson-Su composting bioreactor at Woodcock Garden. Photo credit: Al Cairo
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Court Report

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

  • Sep 1st, 2021
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Past Potato Dig activity. Submitted photos

Come Dig Potatoes and Swap Seeds at Hoko River State Park

The Annual Potato Dig/Seed Swap will be on Sunday, Sept. 19, from…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
Past Potato Dig activity. Submitted photos
Soroptimist Pat Kain is seen with some of the many items available to loan.

SIORF has medical equipment to loan

Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest (SIORF) wants to remind the…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
Soroptimist Pat Kain is seen with some of the many items available to loan.
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West End Thunder Race Results

Winner results from West End thunder Drags and Hot Thunder Nite People…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service

Aug. 18 Civil Kings Ranch Rd., burn complaint N. Forks Ave., suspicious…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
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Finishing the slope and establishing the ditch-line for the new alignment of the road approaching the Canyon Creek bridge. Photos FHWA

Hoh Road construction activities and upcoming work

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) continued backfilling the embankment to the…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
Finishing the slope and establishing the ditch-line for the new alignment of the road approaching the Canyon Creek bridge. Photos FHWA

Great Strait Sale Planned

The Great Strait Sale on Highway 112 is making a “come-back.” The…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
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Community Announcements

Outdoor Emergency Care Certification Course The Hurricane Ridge Ski Patrol will be…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
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CLALLAM COUNTY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR VARIOUS BOARDS/COMMITTEES

The Board of Clallam County Commissioners announces openings on Advisory Boards and…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
Mudding and taping have begun on the Hobucket House. Submitted Photo

Hobucket House taking shape

North Olympic Regional Veteran’s Housing Network (NORVHN) was notified last December that…

  • Aug 26th, 2021
Mudding and taping have begun on the Hobucket House. Submitted Photo
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Hoh Road Construction Activities

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) placed the concrete for the diaphragms…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
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FHS Senior Parent’s Fundraiser

Forks High School Senior parents will be holding a rummage sale and…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
Buttons for frontline workers are now available at the Forks Visitor Information Center.

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission Launches “Share” Campaign to Welcome Visitors

The Olympic Peninsula is teeming with visitors this summer, and their return…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
Buttons for frontline workers are now available at the Forks Visitor Information Center.
Rainforest Run activities from 2019.

Rainforest Run reunion

A Rainforest Run Reunion will be taking place Friday, Aug. 20 -…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
Rainforest Run activities from 2019.

The Daughters of the American Revolution Junior Citizen Club

Orientations to begin for Youth Olympic Peninsula Communities The Michael Trebert Cxhapter…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
Burn outs!

Hot Thunder Nite this weekend

Traditionally, Hot Thunder Nite has been in the heart of downtown in…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
Burn outs!
Dr. Muriel Nesbitt, who taught biology for 35 years at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss the utility and sustainability of soil amendments during her hour-long Zoom lecture, Thursday, Aug, 26 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived photo

Community Announcements

Chamber of Jefferson County to host virtual Women in Leadership Meet Up…

  • Aug 20th, 2021
Dr. Muriel Nesbitt, who taught biology for 35 years at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss the utility and sustainability of soil amendments during her hour-long Zoom lecture, Thursday, Aug, 26 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived photo
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Wildfire smoke to impact coastal, metro communities

More than one million acres burned in Pacific Northwest PORTLAND, OR; Aug.…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
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Forks City Council and remembering Mr. Woodwick

Forks City Council met Monday evening hybrid style with most in-person and…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
The City of Forks wastewater treatment plant is located at the end of Nottingham Way.

126 wastewater treatment plants recognized for their performance in 2020

In 2020, wastewater treatment plant operators faced unprecedented challenges due to the…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
The City of Forks wastewater treatment plant is located at the end of Nottingham Way.
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Hoh Road

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

  • Aug 12th, 2021
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Laurel Moulton, Program Coordinator for the Clallam County Master Gardeners brings the hour-long “Green Thumb Education Series” lectures back to the Commissioners Meeting Room at the Clallam County Courthouse Thursday, Aug. 12 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived photo

Community Announcements

KINSHIP CAREGIVER MONEY AVAILABLE Are you a grandparent raising a grandchild, an…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
Laurel Moulton, Program Coordinator for the Clallam County Master Gardeners brings the hour-long “Green Thumb Education Series” lectures back to the Commissioners Meeting Room at the Clallam County Courthouse Thursday, Aug. 12 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived photo
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Impaired Driving Emphasis

Law Enforcement in Clallam and Jefferson Counties will engage in high visibility…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
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Seen here with just a few of the bears are (back) Lt. Avery Ironhill, Jamie Loushin, Lt. Nikolaus Ness, Chief Bill Paul; front Kyrissa Duncan and Emma Grayce Fleck. Photo Christi Baron

Helping make a scary situation more bear-able …Thanks, Brad and John, Bartell’s and Jamie!

When children are innocent victims of a crime, fire, accident it can…

  • Aug 11th, 2021
Seen here with just a few of the bears are (back) Lt. Avery Ironhill, Jamie Loushin, Lt. Nikolaus Ness, Chief Bill Paul; front Kyrissa Duncan and Emma Grayce Fleck. Photo Christi Baron