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Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 12:20 am
'Twilight' event planners confronted by Forks concerns - Friday, 19 December 2014 00:00
Estacada News - ... grant money to support a "Twilight" event next year in St. Helens. But Lissy Andros, executive director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce, participating in the meeting by telephone from Forks, Wash., was critical of the idea of having "Stephenie ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
New year will bring electricity, water, sewer rate hikes to Clallam PUD customers
Peninsula Daily News - ... rate hikes - were discussed in several PUD commission meetings in Port Angeles and in public forums in Sequim and Forks last week. The water and sewer rate increases are largely the result of increased maintenance costs and infrastructure needs, ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Biggest and brightest: Where to see the best holiday lights on the...
Peninsula Daily News - ... Course at 1965 Woodcock Road. A trio of penguins hitch a ride on the back of a illuminated polar bear in a yard in Forks. It's just one of many homes in the West End decorated for the holidays. A boat in a parking lot on Water Street in Port ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Author to read from novel at Forks Library this Saturday
Peninsula Daily News - Port Angeles author and musician Patrick Loafman will read from his new novel, Somewhere Upriver, at the Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave., at 1 p.m. Saturday. Loafman also will perform original music with a homemade kora, a West African 21-string instrument that is both a harp and a lute and looks like "a hybrid between a banjo and a suspension bridge." Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Prep Sports: Quilcene boys basketball edges Clallam Bay 40-37; other area reports
Peninsula Daily News - ... 5, Keys 2. Quilcene (40) Williams 14, Bessey 11, Harrison 4, Prater 5, Weller 1, Smith 4, Huwyler 2. Aberdeen 91, Forks 66 FORKS - A basketball game turned into a track meet with the press-happy Bobcats pulling away from the Spartans for a 91-66 ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
The 'howliday' season is here - spread the cheer by sharing your pet's best holiday photo
Peninsula Daily News - THE HOLIDAYS ARE HERE, and there's no one who enjoys them more than our beloved pets! They love showing off their reindeer horns, Santa hats, bad doggie Christmas sweaters and candy cane-shaped chew toys! Peninsula Daily News, Forks Forum and Sequim Gazette have come together to host this year's Holiday Pet Photo Contest. Give us your best shot of a festive furry friend and compete for some great prizes! Wilder Auto in Port Angeles has provided our first-prize gift, a Seahawks-themed dog bed with additional dog goodies. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs - Port Townsend bond measure meeting set this Thursday . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... hospice office at 540 E. Eighth St. and pick up a brochure or phone 360-457-8133. Area author to read from novel in Forks FORKS - Port Angeles author and musician Patrick Loafman will read from his new novel, Somewhere Upriver, at the Forks Library, ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Oh! Tannenbaum! - Where you can cut your perfect Christmas tree on the North Olympic Peninsula
Peninsula Daily News - ... the perfect tree. Permits to cut a Christmas tree in Olympic National Forest are $5 and are available at offices in Forks at 551 S. Forks Ave. and Quilcene at 295142 U.S. Highway 101. The permits - payable by cash or check only - can be purchased ... Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 8:23 am
Pro-gun nuts mark Sandy Hook by blaming mass shooting on gun laws
The Raw Story - ... said the number was closer to 1,000. "I don't want to be put on anybody's list," said 48-year-old Justice Cuttrell, of Forks, Washington. "My guns were given to me by family and basically they're unregistered. And I don't think they should have to ... Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Reading train chugs back into Forks Library on Dec. 27
Peninsula Daily News - The Forks Library reading train will return at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27. A special train-themed storytime, activities, refreshments and free take-home books for children of all reading levels are planned at the library at 171 S. Forks Ave. Activities are free. The reading train was purchased by Friends of the Forks Library nearly seven years ago using funds donated by community members. Read more...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Peninsula Home Fund - Home Fund counselors 'helped us feel that ...
Peninsula Daily News - ... else to turn - is seeking contributions for our annual holiday season fundraising campaign. From Port Townsend to Forks, from Quilcene and Brinnon to Sequim and LaPush, the Home Fund - now in its 26th year - is a "hand up, not a handout" for ... Read more...
Friday, December 12, 2014 -- 12:00 am
OUTDOORS: Blackmouth season on in Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca; on hiatus near Port Townsend
Peninsula Daily News - ... but that's a topic I will expand on at a later date. Puget Sound Anglers Bob Kratzer, of Angler's Guide Service of Forks will speak about the Northwest Olympic Peninsula Sportfishing Coalition at the next meeting of the Puget Sound Anglers North ... Read more...
Friday, December 12, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Peninsula markets offer unique shopping with bazaars
Peninsula Daily News - ... can mingle with the alpacas and partake of hot wassail and cookies. For more information, email btrzhell@olypen.com . FORKS Holiday craft sale FORKS - The Forks Open Aire Market will host a holiday craft sale at JT's Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave., ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 12:00 am
12th Fan! Enter our online photo contest and show your Seattle Seahawks pride
Peninsula Daily News - ... our great readers. So the three newspapers of the North Olympic Peninsula - Peninsula Daily News, Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum - are teaming up for our Twelfth Fan online photo contest! Put on your game face! Band together! Become a team! Show ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs - Christmas lights tours start Tuesday in Port Angeles . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... Road. Checks can be written to the Roosevelt PTO. For more information, email ksanders@portangelesschools.org .= Forks writers meet for 1st time at library FORKS - The first meeting of the West End Writers' Workshop will be held at the Forks ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 12:00 am
OUTDOORS: Stormy weather sidelines anglers
Peninsula Daily News - ... with 13 anglers racking up no fish, wild or hatchery. Puget Sound Anglers Bob Kratzer, of Angler's Guide Service of Forks will speak about the Northwest Olympic Peninsula Sportfishing Coalition at the next meeting of the Puget Sound Anglers North ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Petroglyph depicting Quileute legend makes trip to tribal center from Calawah River
Peninsula Daily News - Quileute tribal members moved a huge rock - bearing a "pre-contact'' petroglyph that tells a Quileute legend - from the muddy banks of the Calawah River to the A-Ka-Lat Community Center in LaPush on Wednesday. The ancient battle between a Quileute cultural hero - the supernatural transformer K'wati - and a menacing Red Lizard was etched centuries ago into the half-ton rock that fisherman Erik Wasankari discovered near Forks last December. Read more...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 -- 8:13 pm
Petroglyph found near Forks
Seattle Times - Quileute tribal elder Tom Jackson says a prayer over an ancient petroglyph found by a fisherman in the Calawah River during a ceremony at riverside. Rio Jaime, center, a Quileute tribal commission member, sings a song to commemorate an ancient petroglyph found by Erik Wasankari, second from right, in the Calawah River. Read more...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Pedestrian killed by motorist in Forks identified as teacher
Peninsula Daily News - A pedestrian who died of injuries sustained when she was hit by a car Saturday was identified Tuesday by police as Mary Beth Carlill, 50, of Forks. Police said Carlill, a prekindergarten teacher at Forks Elementary School, died at Forks Community Hospital after she was hit by a car driven by Joani Foster, 84, of Forks as Carlill walked in a crosswalk at the intersection of Blackberry Avenue and East Division Street at 11:20 a.m. The initial report from the Forks Police Department was that Carlill was 60 and was from Missouri. Read more...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 -- 12:00 am
21 to 28 employee layoffs expected at Port Angeles' Nippon mill
Peninsula Daily News - ... sawmill Nov. 1, laying off 35 people. That was preceded by Interfor's announcement in July that its Beaver sawmill and Forks planer mill would be shutting down. "We ask that each of you think about the families affected by the closure of the mill's ... Read more...



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