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Friday, April 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Two on Peninsula charged with selling drugs after joint operation
Peninsula Daily News - A Joyce man and a Forks woman have been charged with selling illegal drugs in the Forks area last year, an Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team official said. Andrew Robert Davila, 32, of the Joyce area and Florena Marie Pisani, 33, of the Forks area were arrested without incident at a residence in the 1400 block of Page Road in Forks on April 15 in a cooperative operation between OPNET, the Clallam County Sheriff's Office and Forks police. Read more...
Friday, April 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Trash transforms into treasure at tonight's Trashion Show in Forks
Peninsula Daily News - NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, April 24. FORKS - "The Empress," "Go for the Gold" and Ripley the dog: All will appear on the runway tonight. The inaugural Rainfest Trashion Show is a pageant of wearable art of the upcycled, recycled kind, and it struts into the limelight at 7 p.m. at the newly open Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave. Admission is free to this event, part of the Forks RainFest that will wrap up Saturday. Read more...
Friday, April 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Forks celebrates rivers, oceans with RainFest starting tonight
Peninsula Daily News - NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, April 24. FORKS - The second half of RainFest begins tonight with a series of short films, a coastal cleanup, a dinner and trash art and fashion shows, all focusing on the Pacific Ocean and the rivers of Clallam and Jefferson counties. RainFest River and Ocean Days opens at the Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave., with the CoastSavers display: "Bottles, Foam and Rope: Talking Trash on the Washington Coast" and the Trashion show, each highlighting the ongoing battle with marine debris on shorelines. Read more...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Big day in Forks: Large crowd joins ribbon-cutting on Rainforest Arts Center
Peninsula Daily News - Nearly 200 West End residents packed the new Rainforest Arts Center on Saturday to celebrate the community center's grand opening. Forks civic leaders and community members cut a long red ribbon on the front walk at 1 p.m. before a dedication ceremony was held with Quileute tribal singers from LaPush and speeches by some of those who had taken part in rebuilding the city's arts center. Read more...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Composites recycling center in Port Angeles gains funding, interest
Peninsula Daily News - ... of its goals and targets to its website, www.portofpa.com, then present it to the port district's three cities of Forks, Port Angeles and Sequim and their respective chambers of commerce over the next six weeks, commissioners said. Peninsula Daily ... Read more...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Clallam: Commissioners to consider hospital funding
Peninsula Daily News - The three Clallam County commissioners will consider a $60,000 expenditure from general fund reserves for medical or other emergency services at Olympic Medical Center and Forks Community Hospital on Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners' boardroom at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Read more...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Proud announcement: 2015 Clallam County Community Service Award...
Peninsula Daily News - ... affinity for smiling kids is also at play when she is organizing donations for the Kids' Fishing Day every May in Forks. Leppell has spent decades helping out wherever she can. Bouquets and a greenhouse for Forks Long Term Care residents, founding ... Read more...
Friday, April 17, 2015 -- 12:00 am
New Forks arts center adds to this weekend's RainFest
Peninsula Daily News - Today 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Fabric of the Forest quilting class: cactus flower table runner and topper, Department of Natural Resources Conference Center, 411 Tillicum Lane Noon to 6 p.m. - Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show and vendors, Forks High School auxiliary gym, 261 Spartan Ave. 7:30 p.m. - Fabric of the Forest Trunk Show and lectures, DNR Conference Center. Saturday 9 a.m. to noon - Children's book giveaway sponsored by the Clallam County Literacy Council, ICN Building, 71 N Spartan Ave. 9 a.m. to noon - Umbrella and ribbon decorating, ICN Building. Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 1:14 pm
'Twilight' home in Forks for sale
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Although a home in Oregon was used in the film, Bella's "real" home in Forks is located at 775 K. St. The four bedroom, one-and-three-quarters bathroom home is listed for $195,000. You can see the full listing here. Read more...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 -- 12:00 am
'Forks' gathers recipes from around globe - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - Unemployed, childless and divorced, he had sold most of his possessions to help finance the experience of a lifetime. This book, his first, documents his motorcycle journey from California to the Middle East through recipes, photographs and personal essays. Read more...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Forks to celebrate new Rainforest Arts Center amid annual RainFest this weekend
Peninsula Daily News - ... be from Friday through Sunday. The grand opening ceremony for the $2.1 million, 6,300- square-foot structure at 35 N. Forks Ave. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. It will immediately follow the 2015 RainFest Umbrella Parade, which will be at noon on the ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Remembrance to honor tourism leader Diane Schostak set for May in Forks
Peninsula Daily News - An afternoon of remembrance is planned Saturday, May 16, for the late Diane Schostak, former director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce and retired executive director of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau. Schostak, a longtime Forks resident, died at the age of 59 on March 24 while visiting her daughter in Bakersfield, Calif. Read more...
Sunday, April 12, 2015 -- 12:00 am
60 workers on temporary furlough at Port Angeles Nippon mill
Peninsula Daily News - ... and newsprint for publications including the Peninsula Daily News and two affiliated weeklies, the Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum. It also provides newsprint for the weekly Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader. ________ Senior Staff Writer Paul ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Timber activist: Damage already done by spotted owl's listing
Peninsula Daily News - ... California. The spotted owl became a symbol for protections that harm timber-dependent local economies, such as in Forks. Johnson said the economic loss from the initial listing was "pretty much irreversible." The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
State Department of Natural Resources buys 1,720 acres along Queets River from The Nature Conservancy
Peninsula Daily News - ... o develop the land, which will become part of DNR's Olympic State Experimental Forest project that is headquartered in Forks. If harvested, any timber sales would benefit the state's Common School Trust. Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Citizens pitch tweaks to Clallam County charter
Peninsula Daily News - ... changes to the charter in meetings scheduled for April 20, May 4 and May 18. Public hearings will be 6:30 p.m. at Forks, Sequim and Port Angeles on June 1, 15 and 29, respectively. The Port Angeles meeting will be at the Clallam Courthouse, 223 E. ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Whole array of things to do, see . . . in brief
Peninsula Daily News - A community cleanup, a plowdown and a lecture on mushrooms are among the attractions on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. FORKS Forks cleanup FORKS - Community members, civic organizations and club members will meet for the second annual Spruce Up Forks cleanup at 9 a.m. Saturday. Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Second Weekend brings artistic light to downtown Port Angeles starting tonight
Peninsula Daily News - ... To start, two galleries are holding free opening receptions tonight: Karon's Frame Center, 625 E. Front St., features Forks painter Penny Winn, an Army veteran who served as a medevac helicopter mechanic and crew chief during the Gulf War of ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
History Tales event in Port Angeles to feature memories of West End on Sunday
Peninsula Daily News - Adria Fuhrman, lifetime resident of Forks, will lead a talk about West End memories during the Clallam County Historical Society's History Tales lecture series at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The free presentation will be at First United Methodist Church, 110 E. Seventh St. Parking and entry to the church's social hall are on Laurel Street. Read more...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 8:13 am
Court finds Olympic Animal Sanctuary, founder...
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... the Olympic Animal Sanctuary and Stephen Markwell can contact Clallam County Animal Control at 360-417-2459, or the Forks Police Department at 360-374-2223. For information on charities, visit the SOS charity lookup . Consumers can also visit the ... Read more...



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