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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
First to move out of tsunami/flood zone in LaPush will be school
Peninsula Daily News - ... tsunami would threaten all the critical facilities of the Quileute tribe. The population of about 400 in LaPush, near Forks on the West End, is located almost entirely within the tsunami zone. The present location of the village was the only place ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Arraignment reset to Friday in child pornography case
Peninsula Daily News - A Forks man charged with possessing more than 270,000 images of child pornography will be arraigned Friday. William Otis Crippen, 57, is charged with five counts of first-degree possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct and seven counts of second-degree possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Read more...
Monday, March 30, 2015 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs: Board gives nod to Shipley Center executive . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... For more information, phone Sophia Engkvist at 360-460-7455 or email songfire@olympus.net . Easter breakfast FORKS - Forks Emblem Club No. 488 and Concerned Citizens will host their annual Easter breakfast at the Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, ... Read more...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Clallam seeks applicants for advisory boards
Peninsula Daily News - ... openings for a representative of District 3 (west county), tribal government, veterinarian, at-large and Friends of Forks Animals. Board of Equalization - One opening for a representative of District 1 (east county). Building Code Board of Appeals - ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:07 pm
Coast Guard makes 2 rescues in Washington's Olympic National Park
The Oregonian - A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from the Goodman Creek area and taken to the Forks airport on Tuesday morning. From there, she was taken by ambulance to the Forks Community Hospital. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 7:04 am
Coast Guard completes 2 rescues in 1 day on Wash. coast
KOMO News - Coast Guard helicopter crews were busy with two different rescues in Olympic National Park near LaPush on Tuesday. A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from the Goodman Creek area and taken to the Forks airport on Tuesday morning. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 6:50 am
Coast Guard helicopter crews compete 2 rescues on coast
KHQ-TV Spokane - A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from the Goodman Creek area and taken to the Forks airport on Tuesday morning. From there, she was taken by ambulance to the Forks Community Hospital. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Clallam approves $150,000 for economic development, though details remain to be determined
Peninsula Daily News - ... re-organized EDC board. Officials with the county, Port of Port Angeles and the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks met recently to develop a common set of deliverables for the remainder of this year, County Administrator Jim Jones said. "But ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Faced with big debt, Serenity House looks for financial help as it works against homelessness
Peninsula Daily News - ... County commissioners, who made no promises Monday when Leach - along with food banks from Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks - approached them during their weekly work session. The food banks asked for a combined $47,000 to fund a pilot project to get ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Clallam, Port Angeles port commissioners discuss economic development board in joint session
Peninsula Daily News - ... list while the EDC continues to reorganize. County and port staffs will get together with Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks officials and devise a single, countywide inventory of land available for development that could be presented at another joint ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Coast Guard conducts two rescues in Olympic National Park near LaPush
Peninsula Daily News - Coast Guard helicopter crews carried out two rescues in Olympic National Park near LaPush on Tuesday. A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from a campsite in the Goodman Creek area and flown to Forks Municipal Airport where she was taken by ambulance to Forks Community Hospital. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Diane Schostak remembered as 'tireless' and 'visionary' in promoting Olympic Peninsula tourism
Peninsula Daily News - Diane Schostak, a longtime Forks resident, member of a legendary West End pioneer family, former director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce and retired executive director of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau, is dead at 59. Schostak, who was being treated for stage 4 breast cancer, died in California, where she had been visiting her daughter in Bakersfield. Her husband, Ken, posted the following Facebook message Tuesday morning: "My love of my life, Diane Schostak passed away last night. Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction raises $80,000 for Forks High School graduates
Peninsula Daily News - Hundreds of bids - from $3,600 for a car to $45 for smoked fish - added up to about $80,000 in proceeds at the 51st annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction. The 87 members of the Forks High School Class of 2015 will each be eligible for about $1,000 in scholarship funds from the auction held Saturday and Sunday at Forks High School, said Jerry Leppell, a longtime member of the auction committee. Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Emergency personnel need chain saws for rescue after Texas family loses trail in Forks
Peninsula Daily News - ... shortly after beginning their hike at 10:30 a.m. on a nature trail at the Olympic Natural Resources Center on South Forks Avenue and were returned to their vehicle by 4:30 p.m. The family likely took one of the many game trails instead of staying on ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Clallam commissioners consider spending down county reserve funds
Peninsula Daily News - ... financial discussion was preceded by a proposal from Serenity House of Clallam County and the Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks food banks. Serenity House is about $395,000 in the red, officials said, and the food banks need a combined $47,000 to fund ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Late Labor Day will have some Peninsula school classes going later into June
Peninsula Daily News - ... early April board meetings. Sequim School District's first day of school will be Sept. 1 with the last on June 15, and Forks schools will begin Sept. 2, while Port Angeles, Cape Flattery and Crescent districts will open their doors Sept. 3 - the ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Fugitive in alleged car theft in Forks now in jail
Peninsula Daily News - A man who allegedly sped away from police and crawled out of a car wreck to escape into the woods March 13 is now behind bars. Forks resident Dillan James Malone Klepps, 24, was booked into the Clallam County jail Friday for investigation of theft of motor vehicle, eluding police vehicle, second degree malicious mischief, reckless driving, second degree criminal trespass, obstructing a law enforcement officer and third degree driving while license suspended, according to jail authorities. Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Military veterans forge new careers with Peninsula College studies
Peninsula Daily News - ... GI Bill benefits to attend Peninsula College - which is based in Port Angeles and has sites in Port Townsend and Forks - where she's preparing to enter the nursing program. This means tough courses - statistics, anatomy and physiology in winter ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Clallam: Commissioners to consider Economic Development Council funding
Peninsula Daily News - ... to the state Department of Ecology regarding the Dungeness water rule. An update from the Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks food banks and Serenity House of Clallam County about ongoing funding. A request for a 40-hour workweek for select public works ... Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 3:29 pm
Oregon man accused of selling fentanyl that led to ND death
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Federal court documents accuse a Portland, Oregon, man of running a drug pipeline that stretched to Canada and China and led to the January overdose death of a man in North Dakota. Brandon Hubbard , 40, sold the powerful synthetic drug powdered fentanyl through an encrypted website that wound up killing 18-year-old Bailey Henke , of Grand Forks, according to a federal affidavit filed earlier this week in Oregon. Read more...



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