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Training for new volunteers includes class time.

CCFPD #1 and Swift Water Rescue Training

Clallam County Fire Protection District #1 currently has six new recruits who…

  • May 21st, 2021
Training for new volunteers includes class time.
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Hoh Road Update May 14

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

  • May 21st, 2021
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Natalie Lausche and Savannah Meyer. Submitted Photo

FHS selects Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Forks High School is proud to announce the Class of 2021 Valedictorian…

  • May 21st, 2021
Natalie Lausche and Savannah Meyer. Submitted Photo
Some of the members of FHS class of 2021. Submitted Photo

QVSA takes in over $71,000

The annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction wrapped up on Saturday night …after…

  • May 21st, 2021
Some of the members of FHS class of 2021. Submitted Photo
Veteran Master Gardeners Judy English, on the left, and Jeanette Stehr-Green teach gardeners how to grow vegetables and fruits in containers on Thursday, May 27 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Photo Credit: Judy English

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Memorial Day Ceremony The community is invited to attend a Memorial Day…

  • May 21st, 2021
Veteran Master Gardeners Judy English, on the left, and Jeanette Stehr-Green teach gardeners how to grow vegetables and fruits in containers on Thursday, May 27 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Photo Credit: Judy English

Clallam County seeks volunteers for various boards and committees

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

  • May 21st, 2021

Local candidate Filing Week May 17-21

The five-day candidate filing period for our local elected offices is underway.…

  • May 21st, 2021
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West End power outage scheduled May 22-23

A scheduled power outage will affect electric service beginning on the evening…

  • May 14th, 2021
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Hoh Road Update

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

  • May 14th, 2021
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Cathy Lucero, Clallam County Noxious Weed Control Board Coordinator presents “Bee Spaces, Hiding in Plain Sight” via Zoom on Thursday, May 13, 2021 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived Photo

What’s happening?

COVID-19 Vaccines If you missed the many recent COVID vaccine clinics you…

  • May 14th, 2021
Cathy Lucero, Clallam County Noxious Weed Control Board Coordinator presents “Bee Spaces, Hiding in Plain Sight” via Zoom on Thursday, May 13, 2021 beginning at noon. Photo Credit: Archived Photo
Ready for your Twilight photo ops …the older Forks Police car was washed up last week and moved outside the new FPD Outpost at the Forks Transit Center. Photo Christi Baron

Daily calls for service May 3 – May 9

May 3 Suicide threats, suspicious person Pavel Rd., criminal traffic Sportsmen Club…

  • May 14th, 2021
Ready for your Twilight photo ops …the older Forks Police car was washed up last week and moved outside the new FPD Outpost at the Forks Transit Center. Photo Christi Baron

Workshops set for FEMA flood maps in Clallam County

By Olympic Peninsula News Group Clallam County has set workshops for Federal…

  • May 14th, 2021

U.S. House passes Wild Olympics bill with public-lands package

Legislation targets more than 126,000 acres for protection By Leah Leach Olympic…

  • May 14th, 2021
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The Hestand family start new businesses!

It’s refreshing to see new businesses appear in town especially in the…

  • May 14th, 2021
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What’s Happening?

“Grab and Go” West End Veterans Event Voices For Veterans, a nonprofit,…

  • May 6th, 2021
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Present with the Mayor, Lynne, and Chuck, are one of the many groups of youth the Forks Elks are active with on an ongoing basis. L to R Andy Hoschar, Aden Mueller, Mike Stanley, and Jake Hoschar. Submitted photo

Elks and City of Forks Recognize Youth Week

Tuesday evening Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher presented to Forks Elks’ Lynne Barnes…

  • May 6th, 2021
Present with the Mayor, Lynne, and Chuck, are one of the many groups of youth the Forks Elks are active with on an ongoing basis. L to R Andy Hoschar, Aden Mueller, Mike Stanley, and Jake Hoschar. Submitted photo
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Daily Calls for Service April 26 – May 3

April 26 Medical Spruce Drive, 9-1-1 misdial, civil La Push Rd., citizen…

  • May 6th, 2021
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Court Report

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

  • May 6th, 2021
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Hoh Road Update

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) began excavation work at the Canyon…

  • May 6th, 2021
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Colin Young, PE, Distribution System Supervisor with the Clallam County PUD shares a PowerPoint detailing the underground project on Forks Avenue. Photo Christi Baron

Sports, Power, and the 4th of July

It has been a crazy time …where there were no sports photos…

  • May 6th, 2021
Colin Young, PE, Distribution System Supervisor with the Clallam County PUD shares a PowerPoint detailing the underground project on Forks Avenue. Photo Christi Baron
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Forks Middle School Honor Roll

* = 4.0 Eighth Grade Belinda Ramirez-Jeronimo Aliya Gillett Hayden Shotwell Eladia…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
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Volunteers needed to support critical hospice services in 2021

VHOCC offers a community orientation for anyone interested in volunteering or wanting…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
This three-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m., last Saturday near the Bear Creek Bridge Milepost 206. One teenager was taken to the Forks Memorial Hospital by Forks Ambulance. Fire District 1 and the WSP were at the scene. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Daily Calls for Service

April 19 Parking complaint La Push Rd., DUI-DWI Shingle Rd., medical Fir…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
This three-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m., last Saturday near the Bear Creek Bridge Milepost 206. One teenager was taken to the Forks Memorial Hospital by Forks Ambulance. Fire District 1 and the WSP were at the scene. Photo by Lonnie Archibald
State Department of Transportation crews inspect a sunken section of state Highway 112. (Photo courtesy of WSDOT)

Work to reopen SR 112 begins in Clallam County

US 101/SR 113 detour will remain in place during the repair work…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
State Department of Transportation crews inspect a sunken section of state Highway 112. (Photo courtesy of WSDOT)

Governor gives tenants protections, reduces help for landlords

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Journal Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
The temporary traffic control signal on the West end of Canyon Creek, MP 10. Photo FHWA

Hoh Road Update

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) set up temporary traffic signals and…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
The temporary traffic control signal on the West end of Canyon Creek, MP 10. Photo FHWA
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Community Announcements

SIORF Awards Now Available Soroptimist of the Olympic Rain Forest is offering…

  • Apr 29th, 2021
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Academic and medical field scholarships and grants

The Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications for…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021

Property taxes are due Friday, April 30, 2021

The Treasurer’s Office is now open to the public from 9 a.m.…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Daily Calls for Service April 12 – April 18

April 12 9-1-1 hangup Merchant Rd., vicious animal Zepeda Rd., 9-1-1 hangup…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Community Announcements

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros - Children’s Day/Book Day The…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Forks Ambulance crew and USCG Station Quillayute River were recognized by Homeland security for recently saving lives.

Lifesaving actions acknowledged

On Saturday, March 22, a Coast Guard rescue boat crew pulled three…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Forks Ambulance crew and USCG Station Quillayute River were recognized by Homeland security for recently saving lives.
Jump-start your garden with plant starts from the Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation’s fundraising plant sale online, May 1 -11. Photo Credit: Sandy Macias-Cortez

Spring Plant Sale

Clallam County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer an amazing spring online…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Jump-start your garden with plant starts from the Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation’s fundraising plant sale online, May 1 -11. Photo Credit: Sandy Macias-Cortez
Dakota Truitt (Forks) with a bag of debris, broken chair, and floats she picked up at Shipwreck Point.

Many volunteers clean Western Strait beaches

By Nancy Messmer Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions PR committee On a sunny…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
Dakota Truitt (Forks) with a bag of debris, broken chair, and floats she picked up at Shipwreck Point.
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Noxious Weed Alert

Spotted Jewelweed Have you seen this plant?? In October 2019, restoration technicians…

  • Apr 16th, 2021
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The Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent is open

The debris from the landslide in January has been cleared and the…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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FREE Virtual Play … May’s Vote

Just over 100 years ago, women in this country gained the right…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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BBC micro:bit kits to youth ages 10-14

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is excited to offer BBC micro:bit…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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Free National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 24

On Saturday, April. 24, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the Clallam…

  • Apr 15th, 2021

“Grab and Go” West End Veterans Event

Voices For Veterans, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, in collaboration with the North…

  • Apr 15th, 2021