News

New ballot drop boxes in Clallam County

Three new official ballot drop boxes have opened across Clallam County and…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Hang up on spoofed SSA calls

by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

Forks hosts IRT Training

This summer Forks hosted two separate statewide academies for the Department of…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Property taxes are due Oct. 31, 2018

Clallam County Treasurer, Teresa Marchi, would like to remind the taxpayers of…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Court Report

Court Report

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Clallam County seeks volunteers for various boards/committees

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

  • Oct 27th, 2018

WSP urges drivers to slow down, plan ahead during wet roadway conditions

Washington State Patrol District 8 troopers have responded to 341 collisions through…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Fire Calls August-September – Clallam Fire Protection Dist. #1

Aug. 1 - 9:42 a.m. A small forest fire spreading from make-shift…

  • Oct 24th, 2018
A spooky crow backlit by the smoke-hazed sun makes a great Halloween photo! the photo taken this summer seems to fit Halloween better than August, so it was worth saving for now. Photo Lonnie Archibald

Halloween activities

LTC needs candy donations and trick or treaters Please drop off candy…

  • Oct 24th, 2018
A spooky crow backlit by the smoke-hazed sun makes a great Halloween photo! the photo taken this summer seems to fit Halloween better than August, so it was worth saving for now. Photo Lonnie Archibald

Community Announcements

Halloween Approaches Please drop off candy donations at Long-Term Care for the…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Bureau of Indian Affairs awards funding for new tribal schools

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney recently announced the…

  • Oct 18th, 2018
Update: An anonymous donor wanted to make sure that every student in the Junior High that wanted a book got one. With this donation and the others, 97 students will be able to pick out a book of their choice this week! Sarah purchased all of the books on Friday afternoon, and they were delivered at this special assembly on Monday! Photo Christi Baron

The Power of Kindness

Dear Editor, Before I went to school Monday morning, I made a…

  • Oct 18th, 2018
Update: An anonymous donor wanted to make sure that every student in the Junior High that wanted a book got one. With this donation and the others, 97 students will be able to pick out a book of their choice this week! Sarah purchased all of the books on Friday afternoon, and they were delivered at this special assembly on Monday! Photo Christi Baron

CERT Training in Forks

Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) in Forks has seats available for folks…

  • Oct 18th, 2018
Bill Wood and Anita McMillan will present “Your Yard is Wildlife Habitat” at noon on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the county commissioner’s meeting room of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E Fourth Street, Port Angeles. The presentation is part of the “Green Thumb Gardening Tips” education series sponsored by the Clallam County Master Gardeners. (photo by Amanda Rosenberg)

MASTER GARDENERS HOST BACKYARD WILDLIFE DISCUSSION

Veteran Master Gardener Bill Wood and Wildlife District Biologist Anita McMillan will…

  • Oct 18th, 2018
Bill Wood and Anita McMillan will present “Your Yard is Wildlife Habitat” at noon on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the county commissioner’s meeting room of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E Fourth Street, Port Angeles. The presentation is part of the “Green Thumb Gardening Tips” education series sponsored by the Clallam County Master Gardeners. (photo by Amanda Rosenberg)

Hickory Shirt-Heritage Days Schedule 2018 Oct. 10 – Oct. 16

Hickory Shirt-Heritage Days is sponsored by the West End Business and Professional…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Photo Quileute Tribe

Victory at the Supreme Court for Quileute and Quinault in Ocean Fishing Area Case

The Supreme Court on Monday denied the Makah Tribe’s petition for review…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Photo Quileute Tribe
Danish students take a moment for a group photo at the Eagle Creek project near Sappho. Submitted photo

Danish Students visit Forks

Students who are part of the University of Copenhagen’s School of Forestry…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Danish students take a moment for a group photo at the Eagle Creek project near Sappho. Submitted photo
Share a One Pot Meal at a Read & Eat Gathering in October at the Forks and Clallam Bay libraries.

Community Announcements

WEYL Girls Basketball Sign-ups West End Youth League Girls Basketball sign-ups for…

  • Oct 11th, 2018
Share a One Pot Meal at a Read & Eat Gathering in October at the Forks and Clallam Bay libraries.

Court Report

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

  • Oct 11th, 2018

How a state rehabilitates its forest and men 50 years ago

Clearwater Honor Camp opened its doors in 1968 under the leadership of…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Community Announcements

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR The Scholastic Book Fair will be held at the…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Port Angeles Waterfront Center

“This is going to happen,” Brooke Taylor told those gathered at last…

  • Oct 4th, 2018
Lauren Kerr with her son Nate and the family dogs stand between a couple of rows of blueberries that Kerr and others recently planted, 500 in all. The berries are the first step in what will eventually be a U-Pick berry and flower farm located near Three Rivers. Photo Christi Baron

Sol Duc Farms will be in the berries next summer

Last summer, Lauren Kerr participated in the Washington Coastworks small business competition.…

  • Oct 4th, 2018
Lauren Kerr with her son Nate and the family dogs stand between a couple of rows of blueberries that Kerr and others recently planted, 500 in all. The berries are the first step in what will eventually be a U-Pick berry and flower farm located near Three Rivers. Photo Christi Baron
Gathered after the Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting last Wednesday are, from left, District 3 Commissioner Bill Peach, District 2 Commissioner Randy Johnson, Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher, District 1 Commissioner Mark Ozias, Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones and County Transportation Program Manager Rich James. Photo Christi Baron

Clallam County commissioners, others update Forks Chamber

Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones told members of the Forks Chamber of…

  • Oct 4th, 2018
Gathered after the Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting last Wednesday are, from left, District 3 Commissioner Bill Peach, District 2 Commissioner Randy Johnson, Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher, District 1 Commissioner Mark Ozias, Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones and County Transportation Program Manager Rich James. Photo Christi Baron

Forks Jr. High September Students of the Month

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

  • Oct 4th, 2018

September Students of Character

School has begun and its time to recognize Students of Character. This…

  • Oct 4th, 2018
A fireman looks over the scene near mile marker 200 at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, along highway 101 where this vehicle went off the roadway into the ditch. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Auto theft and carjacking

Washington State Patrol is reporting that at around 8:58 p.m., Wednesday, Sept.…

  • Sep 27th, 2018
A fireman looks over the scene near mile marker 200 at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, along highway 101 where this vehicle went off the roadway into the ditch. Photo by Lonnie Archibald
Soroptimists’ 
                                drawing winners
                                Rebekah Gooding was the winner of the planter/bench made by the OCC wood shop. Proceeds support Soroptimists SOS fund that gives money to cancer patients for travel to treatment. Alex King and Victoria Streuther each won a $100 certificate for Washburns store at Neah Bay. Thanks to all who support Soroptimist’s endeavors.

What do the Soroptimists do in our community?

Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest is a non-profit organization helping…

  • Sep 26th, 2018
Soroptimists’ 
                                drawing winners
                                Rebekah Gooding was the winner of the planter/bench made by the OCC wood shop. Proceeds support Soroptimists SOS fund that gives money to cancer patients for travel to treatment. Alex King and Victoria Streuther each won a $100 certificate for Washburns store at Neah Bay. Thanks to all who support Soroptimist’s endeavors.

WSU Extension offers farm business planning course for farmers and value-added food producers

WSU Extension’s Regional Small Farms Program is offering a course series titled,…

  • Sep 26th, 2018
Dave with beans!

Annual potato dig: A harvest celebration at Cowan Farm

This year at Cowan Farm, the Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions and Friends…

  • Sep 26th, 2018
Dave with beans!

Area students named to Dean’s List at UW

Students from the West End area have been named to the Dean’s…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Become a Forks TAX-AIDE volunteer

Are you good with numbers and good with people? Then consider becoming…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
CTS board member Kevin Gallacci (L) presents Clallam Transit operator David Larrabee with a certificate recognizing him as the winner of the 35-foot Coach Event at the North Olympic Regional Bus Roadeo. Larrabee drives the early shift between Forks and Port Angeles.

CTS Board meets in Forks

The facts that ridership is up and Clallam Transit buses are on…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
CTS board member Kevin Gallacci (L) presents Clallam Transit operator David Larrabee with a certificate recognizing him as the winner of the 35-foot Coach Event at the North Olympic Regional Bus Roadeo. Larrabee drives the early shift between Forks and Port Angeles.

Our Big Backyard – All Aboard the Spruce Railroad Trail

By Judy Smith September 7, 2018 My 3-year-old grandson wants to visit…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
A log truck overturned on state Highway 112 west of Joyce on Friday, closing the road for more than four hours. Photo Washington State Patrol

Log truck spills load on Highway 112 west of Joyce

By Rob Ollikainen Olympic Peninsula News Group A portion of state Highway…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
A log truck overturned on state Highway 112 west of Joyce on Friday, closing the road for more than four hours. Photo Washington State Patrol

QVSD Board Briefs

The Quillayute Valley School District held its regularly scheduled board meeting on…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Community Announcements

Books & Cookies at the Forks Branch Library Fifth and sixth graders:…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Changes for Cherish Our Children

Submitted by the Cherish Our Children Committee Since 2002, volunteers from the…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Stream gauge installed by QNR

Quileute Natural Resources partnered with US Geological Services (USGS) to install a…

  • Sep 16th, 2018

Law enforcement seeking information in death of dog

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information from the public…

  • Sep 16th, 2018