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CLALLAM COUNTY BURN RESTRICTIONS

The Clallam County Burn Restrictions will take effect July 1, 2018, and…

  • Jun 30th, 2018
Just before dawn law enforcement took action at a residence on G Street in Forks. Submitted Photo

Forks Father and Son Arrested For Heroin Sales

OPNET Press release On June 28, at around 5:30 a.m., detectives with…

  • Jun 28th, 2018
Just before dawn law enforcement took action at a residence on G Street in Forks. Submitted Photo

Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July?

Last week someone asked, “Why is it called the Forks Old Fashioned…

  • Jun 28th, 2018

Community Announcements

CPR Classes Offered Forks Ambulance is holding American Heart Association Adult, Pediatric…

  • Jun 28th, 2018
Longtime Forks resident Edna Leppell will be the Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal.

Forks 4th Parade Honorees selected

Edna Leppell Grand Marshal Earlier this year Edna Leppell announced that she…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
Longtime Forks resident Edna Leppell will be the Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal.
photo Lonnie Archibald

FHS grad plans and scholarships

SCOTT ALAN ARCHIBALD Scott will be attending Gonzaga University studying biology with…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
photo Lonnie Archibald

2018 Schedule of Events-Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July

Saturday, June 30 8:30 a.m. — Forks 4th of July Fun Run.…

  • Jun 27th, 2018

WSP urges motorcycle riders to slow down, ride safe

Port Angeles – The Washington State Patrol (WSP) urges motorcycle riders to…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

Candidate for Clallam County Sheriff speaks at WEBPA

Jim McLaughlin recently spoke to the members of the West End Business…

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Community Announcements

WASHINGTON SENIOR NUTRITION FARMERS MARKET VOUCHERS NOW AVAILABLE Eligible seniors, 60 years…

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

FREE SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS

QVSD Summer Food Program The Quillayute Valley School District is offering a…

  • Jun 21st, 2018
Before heading to La Push, Gov. Jay Inslee mets on the site of the future Quileute School with members of the Quileute Tribal Council. Tribal council members greeting the Governor are: Chairman Doug Woodruff, Vice Chairman Tony Foster, Secretary James Jackson, Treasurer Skyler Foster, and Member at Large Zachary Jones. The new school will be built on higher ground out of the tsunami danger zone. Plans for the school are moving along and if all goes well it could open for students in 2020 - 2021. Photo Christi Baron

Expanding broadband to every corner of Washington topic of Governor’s tour

Expanding high-speed internet statewide is a priority for Gov. Jay Inslee, who…

  • Jun 21st, 2018
Before heading to La Push, Gov. Jay Inslee mets on the site of the future Quileute School with members of the Quileute Tribal Council. Tribal council members greeting the Governor are: Chairman Doug Woodruff, Vice Chairman Tony Foster, Secretary James Jackson, Treasurer Skyler Foster, and Member at Large Zachary Jones. The new school will be built on higher ground out of the tsunami danger zone. Plans for the school are moving along and if all goes well it could open for students in 2020 - 2021. Photo Christi Baron
The Home Depot will help children build their own planter boxes Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m., at the Forks Branch Library.

Community Announcements

Emergency Preparedness Work Group Meeting The West Jefferson County Emergency Preparedness Work…

  • Jun 14th, 2018
The Home Depot will help children build their own planter boxes Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m., at the Forks Branch Library.
Fungus at the Hoh.

Our Big Backyard: Hi Hoh! Hi Hoh!

By Judy Smith The Hoh Rainforest is a top destination for Olympic…

  • Jun 14th, 2018
Fungus at the Hoh.

WSP D8 CVD troopers, officers participate in 2018 International Roadcheck

Washington State Patrol (WSP) District 8 Commercial Vehicle Division (CVD) Troopers and…

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Clallam County District #1 Swift Water Rescue Team

As of Monday, June 4, Callam County Fire District #1, Forks Fire…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Check out RainCon this weekend

Check out RainCon this weekend

  • Jun 12th, 2018

Could the fire truck get down your driveway?

Does your driveway look like this? Forks Fire Chief Bill Paul is…

  • Jun 12th, 2018
Forks Young Life created a YouTube Video for the grant titled “5 Suggestions to QUIT texting & driving.”

“Distracted Driving – Not Worth the Risk”

In 2008, 5,864 teens ages 15-20 were killed. An average of nine…

  • Jun 7th, 2018
Forks Young Life created a YouTube Video for the grant titled “5 Suggestions to QUIT texting & driving.”

Trails meeting to be held in Forks

Come hear the current news of the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) and…

  • Jun 7th, 2018
Shanyao Mo

Forks Jr. High Students of the Month for May

The Student of the Month project is sponsored by Soroptimist International of…

  • Jun 7th, 2018
Shanyao Mo

Judge candidate shares ideas on West End court

Attorney John Black says he has seen it, as he has practiced…

  • Jun 7th, 2018

Forks Junior High School Honor Roll Breakfast

The FJHS Third Quarter Honor Roll Breakfast was held Tuesday, May 29…

  • Jun 7th, 2018

Court Report

The following people were fined $100 or more and/or received jail sentences…

  • Jun 7th, 2018

Community Announcements

Car Seat Clinic Come have your child’s car seat checked for defects,…

  • Jun 7th, 2018

Forest Services Waives Fees June 2nd for National Trails Day!

Portland, Ore. - The USDA Forest Service will waive fees at day-use…

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Judge Rohrer-Perspectives from the bench

For Clallam County Superior Court Judge Erik Rohrer the opportunity to return…

  • May 31st, 2018

Great new tool for exploring Pacific Northwest National Forests

The Pacific Northwest Region of the USDA Forest Service is excited to…

  • May 31st, 2018

Marine areas 3-10 to re-open for halibut fishing

Marine areas 3-10 to re-open for halibut fishing; all-depth halibut fishery in…

  • May 31st, 2018

History Tales features author Pat Neal and Historic Preservation

Pat Neal will talk about the importance of heritage sites at the…

  • May 31st, 2018
Log bridge. Photos Judy Smith

OUR BIG BACKYARD: Elk Creek Conservation Area Trail

By Judy Smith I learned about the Elk Creek Conservation Area Trail…

  • May 31st, 2018
Log bridge. Photos Judy Smith

Friends of Hoko River State Park are Re-establishing the Cowan Heritage Orchard

By Nancy Messmer When the Hoko-Ozette Road was built along the Hoko…

  • May 31st, 2018
Honor Roll students at Forks High School enjoyed pop cycles in the sunshine in the school’s courtyard that is being renovated by various classes at FHS. Honor Roll students spent time appreciating the new look as well as their treats. Submitted photo

Forks High School 3rd term honor roll

Seniors Principal Award 4.0 Archibald, Scott A. Bailey, Marissa S. Curtis, Kathryn…

  • May 24th, 2018
Honor Roll students at Forks High School enjoyed pop cycles in the sunshine in the school’s courtyard that is being renovated by various classes at FHS. Honor Roll students spent time appreciating the new look as well as their treats. Submitted photo
A view from the trail, with Forks in the distance. Photo Judy Smith

Our Big Backyard:

By Judy Smith More than three million visitors come to the Olympic…

  • May 24th, 2018
A view from the trail, with Forks in the distance. Photo Judy Smith
Clallam County Sheriff’s Department investigates this burned-out vehicle on Shuwah Rd. Submitted Photo

Vehicle Fire

Peninsula Daily News A 34-year-old Forks man who was arrested Sunday for…

  • May 24th, 2018
Clallam County Sheriff’s Department investigates this burned-out vehicle on Shuwah Rd. Submitted Photo
Dean Millett shares a presentation with the West End Business & Professional Association. Photo Christi Baron

‘What’s Happening’ in the ONF

Dean Millett, Ranger for the Pacific Ranger district, shared “What’s Happening” in…

  • May 24th, 2018
Dean Millett shares a presentation with the West End Business & Professional Association. Photo Christi Baron
The 2018 Ruby Award winner Patty Vaughan with Soroptimist Rhonda Cole. Submitted photos

SIORF Awards and Scholarship Night 2018

Soroptimists is an organization of women whose members volunteer in their communities…

  • May 24th, 2018
The 2018 Ruby Award winner Patty Vaughan with Soroptimist Rhonda Cole. Submitted photos
Memorial Day, Forks Cemetery 2017. Photo Christi Baron

Memorial Day Ceremony Monday

Monday, May 28, a Memorial Day ceremony will be held at 11…

  • May 24th, 2018
Memorial Day, Forks Cemetery 2017. Photo Christi Baron

Candidates File

Last Friday was the last day of filing week for the Nov.…

  • May 24th, 2018

Elks hold annual student banquet

This year for the Elks Student of the Month award it was…

  • May 17th, 2018