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Rainfest lived up to its name

Usually when you name something Rainfest it does not rain, but this year it was really a wet one. The umbrella decorating event had about 20 decorators according to organizer Carl Chastain, way down from last year. Chastain said it was probably due to the weather. The umbrellas were made of paper so after decorations were applied each one got a coat of water proofing. As the children and umbrellas left the Peninsula College extension site each decorator got a shovel, too. The umbrella parade went around the block and ended up at the future site of the Rainforest Arts Center where city officials and several invited guests were waiting for the groundbreaking event for

the RAC. Gold shovels in hand, each took a shovel full of gravel, although some people, Lissy Andros, took a pretty small scoop, she later claimed her shovel was defective. The oldest groundbreaker was Dorothy Burr. The umbrella decorators also took their plastic shovels and did a little groundbreaking of their own. Mayor Bryon Monohon said a few words as the rain let up a bit and the sun came out for just a few seconds, inviting everyone back this same time next year for the grand opening of the new Rainforest Arts Center.

Emily Rosas of Forks (front left) was all smiles as she attempted to lead the umbrella parade. Coordinator Carl Chastain (front right) appeared amazed at her fast walk and ability to lead. Adults break ground for the new Arts Center. Photos by Lonnie Archibald




Students from Professor Rob Corser’s UW School of Architecture spent Friday afternoon looking at the Habitat for Humanity site in Forks. They also met the families that have been chosen for new homes. The students will help design a home and the space around the homes. On Saturday they took time to do a little groundbreaking at the site of the future Rainforest Arts Center. Corser’s students also will work on some of the ideas for the interior design of the RAC.




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Forks Elementary School will be hosting the second, in a series of Parent Information Nights from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 24. The evening will begin with dessert and music performances from the third- and fifth-grade classes.  The topic for the evening is the new Smarter Balanced State Assessment and new Common Core State standards. Both of these additions are a result of President Obama’s “Race to the Top” program and most likely will impact students for the next 10 years, including graduation. Forks Elementary school principal, Rob Shadle, invites all of the community to come and learn about the influence this test and these standards will have on their children’s future.


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Kinglsey Grayson Davis Kinglsey Grayson Davis was born at Olympic Memorial Hospital on April 2, at 10:37 p.m. he weighed 9 pounds 3 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. His parents are Anita and Russell Davis. He joins brothers Colton Lyons, Marcis Davis and Seth Davis, grandparents are Kathryn Williams and Fernando Garcia and Michelle and Mike Marshall.

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The Mueller, Leyendecker, and Dannemiller families would like to send sincere thanks to all who helped make Link Mueller’s memorial service so special. To Warren Johnson and all the friends and church family who brought warm thoughts, prayers and delicious food to help celebrate such a special man, thank you. Also, thank you to Dr. John Shima for your professional and heartfelt care.

Dogs and inmates get a second chance Forks High School senior Reis Lawson’s senior project is raising awareness about the Olympic Corrections Center’s Dog Program. Lawson recently brought Buddy, one of the dogs in the program, to a Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting. He explained how the program not only helps the dogs learn basic obedience, which will make their chances of adoption more likely, but also how the program has an effect on those incarcerated. Inmates learn responsibility and respect and learn to care for something other than themselves sometimes for the first time in their lives. Dogs selected for the program have had problems of their own, sometimes adopted and then returned for their bad behavior. The goal in training the dogs is to be around large groups of people and to be calm. The OCC dog program is changing the lives of inmates and dogs and is maintained on very little resources. Lawson is hoping raising awareness will help with donation for the program, anything from dog treats to other citizens going out to OCC and donating their time. To find out how to adopt an

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OCC trained dog contact the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society or WAGS. To find out how to help with donations for the program or for questions contact Jason Bennett at 374-6182 or by email at jmbennett@doc1. Buddy the dog has been selected for the OCC dog program.

Property taxes are due April 30 Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis would like to remind Clallam County property owners that first half property taxes for 2014 are due by Wednesday, April 30. Property tax payments must be postmarked or dropped off at the Clallam County Courthouse by April 30. Please be aware that mail dropped in a U.S. postal mailbox after the post office pick-up time may result in a postmark of May 1 and will be considered delinquent. Also please be aware that there are

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no longer any drop-off locations in Forks and Sequim. The only drop-off location that remains is the gray drop box specifically designated for property tax payments, and other courthouse business, located within the circular drive at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., in Port Angeles. The Treasurer’s Office can accept most credit and debit cards, either at the Treasurer’s Office counter or online at www. A convenience fee will be charged by the credit and/or debit card provider. Payments postmarked or dropped off at the county courthouse after April 30 are delinquent and subject to 1 percent delinquent interest. On June 1, an additional 1 percent interest and 3 percent penalty will be charged. To access your property tax information online, select “Property Search” in the left-hand column on the home-page of the county’s website at www. If you have any questions regarding your property taxes or assessments, call the Treasurer’s Office at 417-2344.


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Easter Bunny photo op After the Easter bunny made his rounds last Sunday he showed up at the Elks Lodge during the Concerned Citizens Easter Breakfast. Fans dressed in their finest Easter attire hopped up for photos with the bunny, who had apparently dried out after a really wet Easter egg hunt the day before. The photos were a fundraiser for West End Business and Professional Association with Jordan Burt donating her time at the camera. About 40 photos were taken of the bunny and kids of all ages.

Children ages 4-8 years old were off and running during the Forks Elks Club sponsored Easter Egg hunt at Tillicum Park. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

The Easter Bunny (Clarissa Black) presented the USCG Station Quillayute River with an treat after they hid eggs in La Push on rainy Saturday at the 17th annual Quileute Housing Authority egg hunt.

Seagulls also were on the hunt for Easter eggs at Tillicum Park. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

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By Christy Rasmussen-Ford Brace yourselves fellow Forksonians, it’s almost full-blown tourism season! I believe we have officially survived the Twilight Apocalypse, but let’s not forget the average tourists. The ones who come here for other things … like to just park in the middle of the highway like it’s a parking lot. I’m not speaking hypothetically. This really did happen. I know what you’re all thinking, “She finally ran out of things to talk about and is making stuff up.” While I do often make things up, this one is 100 percent true. I was headed to work last week when I came around a corner and had to slam on my brakes to avoid hitting a Prius (of course it would be a Prius). They were apparently under the impression that we just park in the road here. A man was out of the car taking a picture of what appeared to me as just trees (and not even big ones), but was important enough to him that he parked on the highway to take it. A lady was walking a tiny dog. It may have actually been a rat. I can never tell the difference. Recapping this scene for anyone who fell asleep; car parked completely on the highway, all parties outside vehicle leisurely acting as if they were parked in a perfectly fine parking spot, no emergency lights activated and me wondering, “WHERE IS IT OKAY TO DO THIS??????????” Are these people trying to get a tour of Forks Community Hospital to see if Dr. Cullen is there? Or maybe they are trying to get thrown in jail to ask the police officers why they aren’t doing anything about the dog situation? Possibly they were hoping that Mick Dodge would come out of the woods to meet them? I have no idea. I really cannot fathom parking in the middle of the highway for any reason. I’m not trying to be a jerk here, I generally appreciate tourists and the money they donate to the area. I’m grateful for their support. I also enjoy meeting new people as I have known most of you since kindergarten and frankly, you get kind of boring sometimes. (I kid, I kid!) However, I am not grateful for the raised blood pressure from coming around a corner to find a car PARKED in the lane I’m going 55 MPH in. Especially since I was heading to work where I have to be nice all day long to said tourists. Maybe The Visitor’s Center could offer a free “Driving in Forks for Dummies” handbook to those who stop by? Just a thought. I could even write it if need be. CHAPTER ONE- LOGGING TRUCKS; they don’t break for anything, especially Prius-type cars. They will hit you and your little dog too … or rat, whatever it was. Christy Rasmussen-Ford can be reached either by parking on the highway in front of her car or by e-mailing her at


Get your Groove on Forks Grads The 1970 Forks High School annual was the last one to have a memorial page honoring a Forks boy killed in Vietnam. As the seventies got under way the war continued on and was served up to us at our nightly dinner table with mashed potatoes and the evening news. For those of us attending FHS the war was a world away from our safe little high school. On the national scene we had Nixon going to China, the Paris Peace Accords bringing an end to the Vietnam War with 58,000 American casualties, gas shortages, Watergate and Nixon’s resignation and pardon, President Carter’s Camp David Accords and attempts to bring peace to the Middle East, the Iranian revolution the decade ending with the Soviets in Afghanistan and an energy crisis. In the halls of Forks High these national and international events went on each week in our “Time” magazine but didn’t really have much affect on our daily routine of getting

to class, eating lunch at the Pay and Save Coffee Shop. 1970s fashions began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms and the hippie look from the late 1960s. Platform shoes appeared on the fashion scene in 1971 and often had soles two to four inches thick. Both men and women wore them. Wide-legged, flared jeans and trousers were another fashion mainstay for both men and women throughout most of the decade. The “disco look,” complete with three-piece suits for men and rayon or jersey wrap dresses for women, platform shoes gave way to mules and ankle-strapped shoes by the end of the decade. At Forks High some of these fashion trends made an appearance in the halls, but when it came to long hair for guys, that took a little longer to catch on. We listened to music on vinyl and eight-track tapes with cassette tapes coming later in

Thank You from the Blair family Mike Blair reports that his wife Andrea has received some good news. While she will still have to undergo an operation on her throat to remove the cancer there and she will loose her ability to speak without electronic help doctors believe the cancer has not spread to her lungs. The Blair family would like to thank everyone for there assistance and prayers.

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the decade and there was some really great music and some bad and then there was disco music. At Forks High we had Spartan Lake, the new gym and the old gym, dodge ball in PE, using your instrument case or Pee-chee as a makeshift rain hat as we ran to the home ec or band rooms, and then there were the bus trips with Mrs. Stacey and Mrs. Morgan in the drivers seat, they always got us there and back. This weekend those that graduated in the seventies decade will be getting together to remember these things and many more at the all 1970s FHS reunion, although the classes on both ends of the decade felt left out so they also are invited. It is hoped that this reunion can become an annual event with the Forks Elks Lodge as it is using it as a fundraiser. Just a reminder if you decide to get out those old platform shoes, try not to break an ankle or a hip. Christi Baron, editor

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Community News Display your quilts For those that wish to display quilts in the upcoming Fabric of the Forest quilt show please bring them to the Forks High School auxiliary gym between 2-6 p.m. on Aug. 24. For those that want to sign up for classes, registration forms are available at Chinook Pharmacy and Forks Outfitters, as well as the quilt clubs website www. Quilt to be raffled The Piecemakers Quilt Club of Forks’ main goal is to educate and encourage people to start quilting. In order to accomplish this goal the group

has one quilt raffle each year that coincides with the Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show and classes. The money raised covers the cost of the show and pays to hire teachers to come to Forks. The quilt club members who made this years quilt are Megan Bergstein (Port Townsend), Flo DeVoney (Port Angeles), Patty Holden (Carlsborg), Linda Holt (Sequim) and Joan Komendant (Sequim). The quilt was quilted by Esther Alward (Port Angeles). The quilt is 52 inches and was designed by Edyta Sitar. The quilt is on display at Chinook Pharmacy and tickets,

$1 each, also are available at Chinook. The drawing for the quilt will be at 4 p.m. on April 27 at the Forks High School auxiliary gym. There also will be a drawing for a signed copy of the book “Dream Again” by Dennis McGregor, the events featured artist, which was donated Audrey Grafstrom. There is no purchase necessary to enter to win the book, those interested can enter at the club’s vendor table. Celebrate the arts at the Forks Library The Forks Library will join the Forks community in

celebrating the arts on Saturday, April 26, with activities scheduled for all ages. From 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., local spinners will be on hand to demonstrate methods for spinning wool into yarn. Spinning wheels, drop spindles, a variety of fiber types and completed projects will be on display. At 1 p.m., multi-talented Dennis McGregor, the featured artist of the 2014 Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show, will read, sing and share samples of his quilt-inspired artwork. McGregor’s work is featured on this year’s Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show promotional

poster. He also is the author and illustrator of “Dream Again,” a children’s book featuring a brave young Oregon Trail pioneer and her treasured quilt. After his presentation, McGregor will be available to sign copies of his book and artwork. Other activities at the library will include make-and-take crafts for all ages, book displays and more. Free kids’ bike helmet The Forks Police Department will be conducting a Continued on page 6

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community, from page 5 Bicycle Rodeo during the 4th Annual Forks Family Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Forks Elks Lodge. All riders must demonstrate the ability to negotiate a road course involving stop and go, intersection and traffic safety and agility in order to get a free DOT-approved bicycle helmet while supplies last. Pig Bowl 2014 Forks Police officers first flag football tournament will take place Saturday, April 26, at Tillicum Park. Affectionately being called “The Pig Bowl” action will take place rain or shine and organizers are seeking individual for teams. There will be seven people on each team and the cost is $10 per person. For questions or more information, contact Mike Rowley at 374-9011. Annual plant sale West End Seniors will hold their annual plant sale from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, upstairs at the Sekiu Community Center. Lunch will be available and Messy Palettes will have art on display and for sale. Vendors are welcome, tables are $10. Call to confirm at 963-2438.

Forks rocks WISEWORLD.BIZ will hold its first “Forks Rocks” contest at the Far West League Show and Sale April 25-26. Bring your pre-painted rock (paint must be dry to qualify) by noon April 26, to the art show at 120 S. Forks Avenue. A cash prize will be awarded at end of the show to the painter of the rock that gets the most votes from the community during the Far West Art League Show and Sale and while you are there be sure to look around at what other artists have done. Third-and fourth-place prizes will be balloon creations made by WISEWORLD.BIZ Entrepreneur Club founder Nancy Weaver. Balloon animals will be available by donations, for a club fundraiser during the show and sale. Dog Obedience State Qualifier On Saturday May 3, Makenzie Weston will be sponsoring a Dog Obedience State Qualifier for 4-H as her senior project. For details call Weston at 640-2233. Countdown to May 17! Something exciting is happening in Forks and it is at the former Hideaway Teen Center. The countdown has started to

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Dog trainer Sherry Schaff and Tally the therapy dog listen as Colton Hunt, age 6, of Forks practices his reading skills during the PAWS TO READ program at the Forks Library on April 15. The program is also scheduled for Tuesdays May 20 and June 10 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for children 6 years of age and up. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

a Grand Opening on May 17, 2014. Teens, tweens and children stand by for more exciting details next week! NEW management, New facelift, New activities, stay tuned for all the exciting details. Seventies Reunion Dust off your platform shoes! Calling all Forks High grads classes 1968-1981, you are invited to the FHS Seventies Reunion at the Forks Elks Lodge from noon-midnight Saturday, April 26. The suggested donation at the door is $20 per person, additional donations will gladly be accepted, the event is a fundraiser for the lodge and all profits made will go to Forks Elks projects and charities. If all goes well, the event may be come an annual event this same time each year. The Elks will be providing lunch, dinner, snacks, music, use of the hall, all set-up and clean-up. All teachers from the time period are invited, too.

CCGS Open House Clallam County Genealogical Society’s open house is noon-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, An “I Know Nothing About Genealogy” class for beginners is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. All are welcome. The Research Center is at 402 E Lauridsen Blvd. Call 417-5000 for information. Office hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Far West Art League show and sale The Far West Art League will offer a show and sale during Rainfest in the Almar Building, at 120 S. Forks Ave. The group will feature local artists and art from noon-6 p.m. Friday, April 25, and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, April 26. For more information or questions, call Jeanette Gilmore at 374-5137. Claim your cash! Chances are you are one of more than 3 million people


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Forks at Montesano Baseball MONTESANO – Inconsistency caught back up with Forks as they dropped both ends of a doubleheader versus the Bulldogs last Friday, April 18. The Spartans gave an honest effort in the first contest, losing by a score of 6-4, but they fell flat in game two, bottoming out in a 9-1 defeat. Forks went up early in game one, taking a 4-0 lead after plating four runs in the second inning as their Thunderbird graced bats seemed to be emanating good fortune. Starting pitcher Reis Lawson gave a gutsy performance in his spot-start, going 3 2/3 innings while surrendering three earned runs. The sweet smell of victory gradually dissipated though. In turn, the Forks bats went cold and the pitching and defense began to falter. After Lawson ran out of gas in the fourth inning, his relief Reece Hagen, promptly surrendered a 2-run home run, knotting the game at 4-4 each. All the while Bulldogs relief pitcher, Kyle Englund, set out retiring Spartans in order, frame after frame. The Spartans would not score another run in the game. In the bottom of the sixth inning the Bulldogs pieced together their winning rally by lining up a hit batter, another hit batter, then a single and finally a bases clearing double. That trip through the heart of the order gave the Bulldogs their final 6-4 advantage. Hagen took the loss on the mound for the Spartans, while Englund earned the victory in relief for Montesano. Reece Moody led the Spartans early offensive attack, going 2-2 with a run scored and an RBI. Parker Browning (1-3, run, RBI) and Caleb Adams (2-2, run) stratified the bottom half of the Spartans lineup. “We played hard but just didn’t come out on top. Our bats just kind of went dead after the second (inning),” said Forks coach Wayne Daman. In game two Forks was unable to muster a similar fight. The Spartans were lucky enough to score a run in the top of the first inning without the benefit of a hit after Javier Contreras got on base via an error and Nate Gimlin drove him in with an RBI groundout to second base. Forks was only able to bump their way into three hits and zero runs the rest of the way. Contreras started the game on short rest for Forks and allowed two earned runs in two innings of work before ceding to relief crew. A six-run explosion by Montesano in the fifth inning blew the game wide open and the Spartans were unable to alter their fate in the final frames of the game. Contreras took the loss for Forks, while Montesano’s Jordan Bussard threw five scoreless innings in relief for the win. “We got a good start from our pitching, but they were able to keep us off the board,” noted Daman. “We put some good swings on the ball, just couldn’t find the holes in their defense.” Billy Palmer looked promising in short relief for the Spartans, allowing zero runs in 1

Spartan batter Gavin Palmer lays down a bunt during the Forks vs. Rainier game won by Forks 4-3 April 15 in Beaver. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Forks short stop Alex Henderson tags the North Beach runner at second base on an attempted steal. North Beach took both ends of the double header 9-6 and 22-12. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Forks second baseman Parker Browning had true diehard fans attending the game April 15 in Beaver where Forks defeated Rainier 4-3 in heavy rains. Browning goes by the nickname of Parkerman as is indicated on the wet and soggy lawn chair. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

2/3 innings. Contreras led the anemic Forks offense going 1-3 with the only run scored. Palmer and Hagen added one hit each.

Forks (3-7, 1-7 league) traveled to Tenino on Tuesday for a regularly scheduled league contest. They also will finish up a game that was postponed due to darkness, that is currently tied 5-5 in the top of the sixth inning. Rochester will visit the field in Beaver on Thursday for a league doubleheader. The first pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. *For schedule information and frequent team updates, you can follow the Spartans on Twitter, @ForksBaseball.

Really wet track meet The Spartans hosted a track meet last Saturday with seven teams attending, one from as far away as Ketchikan. Coach Pam Gale described the event as, “Good things happening on a really wet day.” Forks had four first-place winners with Cari Larson in the 800, Tristina Smith in the javelin, Miguel Morales in the shot and Devon Perez in the high jump. At the end of the meet only 4 points separated the top three with Forks coming in third with a team score of 109.

Clallam Bay’s Molly McCoy placed fifth in the long jump during the Forks Lion’s Club track invite. McCoy also placed second in the 300-meter hurdles and the high jump. Photo by Lonnie Archibald


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Forks has a licensed plumber! Nathon Damron began working as a plumber with his father on the weekends. It was Los Angeles and even the stars have plumbing problems although Damron didn’t want to give names, in case they read the Forum, he did share a story about a couple of short actors that are married, one was in “Cheers” and one was in “Taxi,” that had a rule that when working at their home the plumbers could not look at or talk to them. Another actress with the initials S.J.P. from “Sex and the City” was not very nice and only fed her dogs lettuce. After a tour of duty in Iraq, the Damron family eventually moved to Bakersfield where Damron worked for the Sheriff’s Office and they vacationed several times on the Olympic Peninsula. One day the Damrons asked themselves, “What are we doing? There must be a better place to live.” And they began thinking about moving to Washington. Eventually Damron’s wife got a job as a teacher at Forks Elementary. After talking to former plumber John Anderson, Damron decided to start the process of transferring his plumber’s license to Washington which he describes as a “nightmare.” Since starting his plumbing business things have been busy and the Damron family really likes Forks.


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Alice the dog (plumber’s helper) and Nate Damron of Spartan Inc.

Don’t honk if you like geese Every spring, West End residents that travel around Lake Crescent look for the nesting goose. But what do you know about Canada geese? Canada geese are very loyal and emotional toward each other, and have strong family values; a mate will put itself in danger to protect its partner and parents will place themselves in danger to protect their young. If one of a mated pair or a family member is injured, a goose will go down with the injured goose and guard the injured goose until it recovers or dies. It is during the nesting season that Canada geese get a reputa-

tion of being aggressive, although it is always the human approaching posing as a threat or predator that is at fault. Humans need to understand the behavior of wildlife such as a wild bird and not approach the nesting goose or the gander guarding his or her mate. Goslings begin communicating with their parents while still in the egg. After hatching, there is an amazing change in the attitude of the gander. Where he would previously chase off any other geese in the area, he now becomes much more tolerant. Sometimes, if there are other clutches of goslings in the area, they will often group together The Canada goose once again has returned to its nesting place at Lake Crescent as is seen here during a morning drizzle. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

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in flocks called “crèches” and be looked after by all the adults. Older, experienced geese will sometimes “kidnap” goslings from younger, inexperienced geese (if they see that the younger geese are not fit parents), and raise them with their young. The original parents will stay back and follow the group, but not be allowed to take their goslings back. Young geese have flight feathers at about 16 weeks old. Canada geese are very family oriented, and have a very low divorce rate, usually mating for life.

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Alternative Spring  Break in Forks For Spring Break many University of Washington students headed for warm sandy beach, but 69 of them will instead spent their week off helping young students in rural communities learn about art, literacy and the environment. In turn, these UW students will learn about life, culture and education in rural Washington. This is the 14th year of Alternative Spring Break, sponsored by The Pipeline Project at the UW. Since it began, nearly 680 UW undergrads have worked with 9,500 K-12 students. This year, teams of UW students went to 13 communities across the state to work with 780 rural students from elementary to high school. UW students volunteering for Alternative Spring Break come from a wide range of majors, including education and premed. The program is so popular it has a waiting list. “About 40 percent of UW participants have an interest in education as a career and see this as a great way to

experience rural education, but most of them participate because it sounds like a really awesome way to spend spring break,” said Christine Stickler, director of The Pipeline Project. Students were in rural classrooms March 24-28. Fivemember teams at the nine sites focused on literacy and art worked with students to “find their voice” in writing about themselves. At the end of the week, UW students created a professional-quality magazine. Every student in the program will receive a copy. Besides Neah Bay, UW student teams were in Forks and LaPush on the Olympic Peninsula; Harrah, Toppenish and Mattawa in the Yakima Valley; Brewster, Omak, Curlew, Tonasket, Oroville and Kalama in the Okanogan; and in Long Beach. Former Forks teacher Sally Millici played host to the group that came to Forks. She said, “I was in charge of entertainment and a place to stay and they entertained me! What a delightful group. Chad from

Chad, Fatou, Jasmin and Alex in the classroom at Forks Elementary.

Hawaii, Fatou from Gambia, Alex from Olympia, Jasmine from L.A., Sunita from China! All funny and enthusiastic and genuinely good people. I made sure they went to First Beach and Second Beach and got burgers at Three Rivers and Pizza at Pacific, plus took them on a Twilight tour and made cookies for them every day when they came home from school. We sang and played music together every

King Lion Randy Mcavoy and Guy Ruble with an Army veteran (middle) from the warrior transition battalion from Ft. Lewis who is holding a $2,000 check the Forks Lions Club is donating to the Puget Sound Honor Flight in the name of two late Forks WWII veterans Marine veteran Gordy Allen and Navy veteran Claude Clark. Submitted photo

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It’s an opportunity for UW students to have what many of them describe as a transformative experience. They come back thinking about the state in a way they’ve never thought about before, especially in terms of rural education.” The experience links rural teachers and students to the UW in a concrete way. “It can lead to some very magical outcomes.”

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Two reviews of Chiggers Stokes’ ‘Between Forks and Alpha Centauri’ Tom Larkin Logger A couple of years ago I read “Between Forks and Alpha Centauri” and enjoyed it. My friend, Chiggers Stokes, asked me to review it. But I don’t need to come home from knocking down trees all day for a living, to write some fluffy review for what might fall in the genre of hippie literature. But I grew up in Forks. This book speaks about my town. I don’t know ono-ma-topoei-a from i-don-wannas***u, but my mother was an English teacher here in Forks. She would agree with me: It’s a little creepy to have the author address the reader directly within the context of the story. I mean, if I want to talk to Chiggers, I’ll speed dial him on my cell phone. Or look for him over in the tofu section of Thifty Mart. But having him trying on some conversation with me in the pages of the story is like coming into the bathroom while I’m on the toilet.

I will say that “Between Forks” had as much to say about the town I grew up in as other books about Forks I’ve stuck my nose in. Well, like the Forks phone book. Or the first page and a half of “Twilight.” And while I’m reviewing books let me say, that I grew up hunting in the woods that Stephanie Meyer depicts in this turdus opus. Like other hunters, I learn to read scat for messages left by wildlife.

Nothing in my experience in the woods prepared me for a bowel movement of the proportions of the Twilight saga. And unlike the scat you’ve been reading in the woods, there is no message! Back to “Between Forks” … at least there is a message. I’m not sure what it is, exactly. Mossy Stone, in the book, seems like a real mossback. She is the daughter of a logger and a modern pioneer. The loggers walk as tall in the story as the environmental freaks. A bunch of tree huggers get burned up in a wild fire. So there is some comic relief. And, at the end of the story, it’s the Enviro Police that come for Mossy who is a poster child for private property and let me keep my farm. The book is about the issues we care about in Forks regardless of our political stripe. It’s about holding onto lifestyle and the value of the wild places that are at our threshold here in Forks. If I come back to my mobile home, knocking sawdust off to get to my recliner chair; tired

from busting my butt all day … and I learn that a tree that I just laid down in the woods is on its way to make copies of “Between Forks,” I can live with that. Everyone wins. But, if I’m making stumps for “Twilight,” may the working woods be forever wilderness. If you want to read “Between Forks” but you don’t want me to kill a tree for it, check it out from the Forks Library for free. Bryon Monohon Forks Mayor “Between Forks and Alpha Centauri” is a homespun novel that transports one to the relative isolation of Washington’s Western Olympic Peninsula while effectively examining the human condition as a whole. This is a thought provoking read for anyone interested in naturalism, environmental science, philosophy, physical science, quantum mechanics, American National Parks, logging, small towns, politics, the legal system and urban and rural planning issues. It does make a rather complete novel with a lot of themes all ef-

fectively dealt with. In Mossy Stone (not as silly as name as you might suspect) Stokes has developed an idealized character of natural and spiritual beauty as well as intellect who leads the lifestyle many in today’s world respect and wish to emulate but fail to understand. A variety of “regional” and “local” characters fill the pages of this novel but always remain part of a larger more complex world thus escaping typical stereotypical traps that authors often fall into. (I’m thinking of David Gutterson’s “Our Lady of the Forest” here.) I suspect that you will see yourself in some portions of several of the characters in this novel which makes the challenging and disturbing future Stokes portrays all the more chilling but makes the poignant beauty all the sweeter. I offer a tip of the cap to the portrayal of the character Julie Smith. There is probably a whole novel in her character alone. This novel deserves a wider audience and consideration of its topics and themes.

OPGA plans river clean-up day Each year trash and debris settles along the river banks and near popular boat launch sites. The Olympic Peninsula Guides Association along with

Between Forks and Alpha Centauri and Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Two available from: Forks Outfitters • Chinook Pharmacy • Three Rivers Resort Forks Library (to check out)

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you, members of our community, will be going to several local rivers to clean garbage that has accumulated over the past year to get things cleaned up for the summer season. Bring your trucks, boats, or whatever else may be of clean-up assistance. Enjoy a great afternoon at the river

with friends and family and help beautify our community’s rivers at the same time! The Olympic Peninsula Guides Association asks community members to meet at Forks Outfitters parking lot at 1 p.m. on May 8. For more information or questions call Bob Ball at 907-252-0209.

Governor eats at Sully’s It seems as though Washington’s governor Jay Inslee, after his meeting at LaPush with the Quiluete Tribe, was a little hungry and he and his staff stopped at Sully’s for burgers and a fishwich last week. Also dining at Sully’s at the same time was a man who loves to talk politics, Mark Soderlind. It is reported that Soderlind joined the governor and his staff and even followed them out to their car as they were trying to leave.

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Community Calendar

7 p.m. – Bogachiel Garden Club, Community Center, Forks, 374-2437.

Fourth Tuesday 5 p.m. — The Board of Commissioners of Clallam County Hospital District 1, FCH conference room.

Every Tuesday 9:30 a.m. — Basic Beginnings Preschool, Forks Assembly of God. Kim, 640-8560. 11:30 a.m. — The Caring Place, a pregnancy resource center, 374-5010. Noon — Free Lunch, Forks Church of the Nazarene, served at Forks Community Center. 1 p.m. — Women’s support group, resource room at Forks Abuse Program facility, Linda, 374-6411. 4 p.m. — Hideaway Teen Center. 87 Sportsman’s Rd. 6 p.m. — Bingo Forks Elks Lodge, Merchant Road. 7 p.m. — Fire Dept. volunteers, Forks, Beaver and Quillayute fire halls.

First Wednesday 11 a.m. — Friends of Forks Animals, Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave. 374-0747. 7:30 p.m. — Mt. Olympus Lodge, Masonic Temple, 130 W. Division St.

third Wednesday

7 p.m. – West End Sportsmen Club, Sportsmen Club Road. 640-1497

Fourth Wednesday 7 p.m. — Boy Scout Troop 1467, Forks Congregational Church, Scoutmaster Ron Anderson, 374-2489.

Fourth Friday 8:30 a.m. — Olympic Concert Interests, FHS band room. 11:05 a.m. — Olympic Concert Interests, FMS band room.

Every Friday Noon — Women’s support group, Hoh Tribal Center. Forks Abuse Program, Linda, 374-6411. 4 p.m. — Hideaway Teen Center, 87 Sportsman’s Rd. 7 p.m. — Rainy Day Gamers, ICN Building.

Second Friday 7 p.m. – Forks American Legion Post 106, Masonic Lodge Division St.

Every Saturday 7 p.m. — Hideaway Teen Center, 87 Sportsman’s Rd.

Clallam Bay/Sekiu Every Monday

3 p.m. — T.O.P.S., Clallam Bay Presbyterian Church. 6 p.m. — Crafters’ Creative Night, Chamber of Commerce building. 7 p.m. — Texas Hold’em Tournament, Clallam Bay/Sekiu

10 a.m. — Messy Palette Art League, Sekiu Community Center, 963-2221.

First Wednesday Noon — Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce, business meeting, Sekiu Community Center. 7 p.m. — Clallam Bay Lions, Lions Den in Clallam Bay.

Fourth Wednesday 11 a.m. — CB/Sekiu Fire Department Board of Commissioners meeting, CB/Sekiu Fire Dept. 10 a.m. - Noon — New Hope Food Bank is open. 7 p.m. — Clallam Bay Clinic Advisory Board, Clallam Bay Clinic.

FouRth Friday 6 p.m. - Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fire District #5 Commissioners Meeting, Clallam Bay Fire Hall.

6:30 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous, Forks Masonic Lodge, 130 W. Division St.

Every Saturday 9 – 10 a.m. Hatha Yoga class at Seiku Community Center. The cost is $2 per person — bring a yoga mat if you have one. 7 p.m. — Texas Hold’em Tournament, Clallam Bay/Sekiu Lions Club.

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Every Thursday Noon — Women’s support group, Forks Abuse 374-2273.

12-STEP Meetings Sundays

7 p.m. — New Beginnings, Forks Masonic Hall.

Mondays 7:30 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous, Hope in Recovery, First Baptist Church, South Forks Ave.


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7 p.m. — Narcóticos Anónimos en Español, Cada jueves y viernes. Narcóticos Anónimos en Español. West End Outreach Services, 551 Bogachiel Way. Llama al 274-6271 extension 117 para más información.


Church Service D I R E C T O RY Calvary Chapel

Pastor Nathan Abbate 374-3298 Sunday Morning Worship ��������������������������10:30 AM Wednesday Mid-Week Study ����������������������7:00 PM

Church of the Nazarene

Meeting at 451 5th Street, Forks

Clallam Bay Assembly of God

Pastor Rick Hull • 963-2857 Sunday Service/ Children’s Church �����������������11:00 AM Wednesday Bible Study���������7:00 PM P.O. Box 336 • Hwy. 112 Clallam Bay, WA 98326

Sunday Bible Study ��������������� 9:45 AM Worship������������������������������� 11:00 AM

First Baptist Church

81 Huckleberry Ln. • 374-6909

52 Pioneer Street • Clallam Bay 374-9184 • Fr. Paul Brunet, Pastor Mass • Sunday, 11:00 AM

First Congregational Church (U.C.C.)

Sunday School ������������������������9:45 AM Sunday Morning Worship �����11:00 AM Sunday Evening Service����������6:00 PM Wednesday Kids Programs �����6:30 PM

Forks St. Anne Catholic Church Parish

Communion, Singing, Prayer

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Mission

Worship Service �������������������10:45 AM Sunday Evening Worship ��������6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting����7:00 PM Awanas, Thursdays �����������������6:30 PM

Forks Assembly of God

Tom Lafrenz, Pastor • 374-6798 Located B St. N.W. and Sol Duc Way Sunday School��������������������������9:45 AM Morning Worship �������������������11:00 AM Prayer & Praises������������������������6:00 PM Wednesday is Family Night

Clallam Bay Church of Christ

F F 374-5077 • Pastor Bob Schwartz B C Sunday School������������������������9:30 AM

Second Saturday 11 a.m. — C.A.T. Community Action Team, Sekiu Community Center.


Thursday and Friday

Every Friday Noon — West End Seniors potluck lunch, Sekiu Community Center.

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THIRD Tuesday

9:30 a.m. — Basic Beginnings Preschool, Forks Assembly of God. Kim,640-8560. 11:30 a.m. — The Caring Place, pregnancy resource center, 374-5010. 4 p.m. — Hideaway Teen Center, 87 Sportsman’s Rd. 6 p.m. — Hoh Healing Circle and potluck, Hoh Tribal office. 7 p.m. — Overeaters Anonymous Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 250 N. Blackberry, Forks. 7 p.m. — Forksestra Rehearsal, DNR Conference Rm., 374-6233. 7 p.m. — Bingo, West End Sportsmen’s Club.

Every Tuesday


374-5319 Church Worship Service ��������������� 11:00 AM 978133

Forks Bible Church

Fr. Paul Brunet Saturday.......................................5:30 PM 374-9184 Sunday ........................................ 8:30 AM 511 5th Ave. Sunday - Spanish Mass................5:00 PM Wednesday ..................................5:30 PM Thursday ....................................12:05 PM Friday ...... 12:05 PM Adoration following Benediction .................................5:45 PM

George Williams, Pastor-Teacher • 374-5339 Sunday School������������������� 9:30 AM Sunday Worship ������� 11 AM & 6 PM Christ - Centered • Bible - Based 7th and G St. S.W.

St. Swithin’s Episcopal Church

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church


6 p.m. — QVSD Board of Directors, District Office board room.

Every Thursday

7 p.m. — Women’s Support Group, Three Sisters of Clallam Gallery, Clallam Bay, 963-2854.

24-Hour AA Phone Hotline (360) 452-4212 Al-anon 1-866-452-6973

Pastor Pamela Hunter 374-6343 • 250 Blackberry Ave.

Sunday morning Holy Eucharist �������10:30 AM Meeting at Long Term Care, Forks Hospital Sunday Evening Holy Eucharist & Potluck 5 PM Meeting at 250 Blackberry Ave. (Prince of Peace)

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First Tuesday

Fourth Tuesday


4 p.m. — Hideaway Teen Center Homework Club, 87 Sportsman’s Rd. 6:30 p.m. — Fletcher-Wittenborn Post #9106 Bingo, Post home on Spartan Ave.

4:30 p.m. — Habitat for Humanity – Forks branch, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. 5:30 p.m. — Soroptimists of the Olympic Rain Forest business meeting, Masonic Hall. 7 p.m. — West End Thunder Car Club, Forks Fire Hall.

7 p.m. — How It Works group, Forks Senior Center. 7-8:30 pm — Overeaters Anonymous, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry Ave., Forks, 206-999-6335


Every Monday

First Thursday


7 p.m. — How It Works group, Forks Senior Center. 8 p.m. — Sekiu AA, Sekiu Recreation Center. 7:30 p.m. – Miracles Happen group, West End Outreach Center conference room, 530 Bogachiel Way.


7:30 p.m. — Forks City Council, Council Chambers, Forks City Hall.

4 p.m. --- Clallam Bay Friends of the Library. Clallam Bay Library, 963-2946

8 p.m. — Sekiu AA, Sekiu Recreation Center.



Fourth Monday

Second Tuesday



7:30 p.m. — Forks City Council, Council Chambers, Forks City Hall.

7 p.m. — West End Youth & Community Club, Sekiu Community Center kitchen, 963-2438.

7 p.m. — Al-Anon, First Congregational Church.

Adult Education ����������������������9:00 AM Family Worship ���������������������10:00 AM Children’s Sunday School ������11:15 AM

Clallam Bay Presbyterian Church 978133

Second Monday

7:30 a.m. — West End Business & Professional Association, DNR conference room. Noon — Forks Chamber of Commerce, JT’s Sweet Stuffs. 4 p.m. — Hideaway Teen Center, 87 Sportsman’s Rd.

First Tuesday


6:30 p.m. — Quillayute Valley PTA, FMS library.

Every Wednesday

Lions Club.


First Monday

7:30 p.m. — Questers Quilting Club, 374-2437.



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Washington Coast Savers hit the beaches by Donna Barr Rain and wind didn’t prevent Washington Coast Savers from sweeping clean coastal peninsula beaches, during the annual cleanup, Saturday, April 19. Coastal people aren’t made of sugar; they don’t melt. Coated and booted for the rain, determined volunteers turned out to get the job done. from Cape Disappointment in the far south, hitting beaches all along the West Coast to Hobuck Beach and around the point down the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Pillar Point. New cleanup locations went further east, starting at Salt Creek and ending at Port Williams. Word was spread in the area by the Clallam County Marine Research Center. This year, gap analysis is being done to see what’s being covered and what isn’t. In 2013, 23 tons of dangerous, damaging garbage was hauled off the beach by hard-working volunteers. This year, cleaning included roadsides. Volunteer Emil Person, picking debris off a steep bank along the twisting roadside on High-

Email person demonstrates why drivers should take care during the Coast Savers Beach Cleanup, Seiku River Beach, Saturday, April 19. Photo by Donna Barr

way 112, demonstrated why drivers should be careful during the cleanup — and how throwing garbage out of a car endangers cleanup volunteers. Determined cleaners will climb, dig and drag to get the debris off the beach. Pointing at the rain-swept beach behind him, Person said, “This stuff goes right on out there into the water.” Jim Waddell and his son Sam, from Port Angeles, signed up at the Clallam Bay Visitors’ Center before heading out on the hunt.

Jim worked on the Multi-Vision Integration plan organized earlier by the Clallam Bay/Sekiu Chamber of Commerce. Sam was participating in the cleanup for his Junior Culminating Project for Port Angeles High School. Volunteers spotted fishing eagles and other wildlife during the cleanup, including avian busy-bodies. Packets of blue rubber gloves left out with collection bags were attractive to curious crows, who were quick-

ly discouraged by volunteers, including Karin Ashton — who was pretty busy herself. Ashton discovered half a trailer rotting at the second turnout at Shipwreck Point, along with the ugly remainders of a garbage burn. The charred cans, bottles and baby diapers had washed out across the beach. Ashton made short work of the mess and returned to the visitor’s center to report the trailer. The Chito Beach Report held a barbecue from 1-4 p.m. to thank the beach cleanup volunteers. Anybody who worked the beaches was welcome. Roy Morris, of Coast Savers, said, “The purpose of the celebration is to show appreciation for the people who clean the beaches.” Morris said that competition among student classes, schools and communities to have the cleanest beach was being considered, to add to the both the fun and the effectiveness of the cleanups. As a note, round-the-year cleanup on the Clallam Bay beach makes it the cleanest beach in the area — and probably on the West Coast.

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Schoolchildren of all ages are unleashed onto the playground during the annual Clallam Bay School Easter Egg Hunt, presented by the West End Youth and Community Club. The club, with the assistance of West End Seniors and the Special Ed class, spread 500 plastic eggs and 42 dozen boiled and colored eggs across the playgrounds of the school, Saturday, April 19. Plastic eggs contained $24 in one-dollar bills, and tickets to prizes donated by the club. Photo by Donna Barr

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Eagle Fest in Neah Bay April 26

It’s everything eagle this weekend at the annual Eagle Fest in Neah Bay. Photo Bob McIntyre

The Makah Chamber of Commerce welcomes the public to the annual Eagle Fest beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at various locations throughout the village. The hub of operations will be located at the Makah Marina where a schedule of events can be picked up and a halibut chowder and buckskin break fundraiser will be avail-


able after 11 a.m. The Makah Cultural and Research Center, often referred to as the Makah Museum, will have an eagle exhibit (admission to the museum is $5 for adults, $4 for youth and seniors). Eagle Fest T-shirts will be for sale featuring a local artist design. Beginning at 10 a.m., Julia Parrish, University of Washington professor and researcher,


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Fishing heals wounded warriors

It was about seven years ago that several members of the Forks Lions Club, Bob Gooding and Guy Ruble were two of them, got together and decided to contact Fort Lewis about inviting some veterans out to Forks for a dinner and some fishing. The club has sponsored the event about seven times now. The Forks Motel and Pacific Inn also have participated by donating room for the visiting fishermen. The night before the fishing trip everyone gets together at Pacific Pizza where the vets are introduced to their fishing guide for the next day. To raise money for the event the Lions Club has held auctions to cover the cost of fishing licenses and meals while the veterans are in Forks. Thanks to the Forks Lions Club for thinking of this amazing and wonderful way of thanking our veterans.

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Clallam County road crews inspect the damage to the Sol Duc River bridge located on the Quillayute Airport Road on Tuesday. The bridge was damaged by heavy equipment a few weeks ago but was not reported by the equipment operator. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

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will give a talk about eagles at the Makah Marina meeting room. Additional events include a guided tour to the Cape Flattery lookout starting at 1 p.m. from the cape parking lot. Eagles are seen frequently at the cape and are beginning to nest now. They also are often easy to spot on the drive to Neah Bay. An Eagle Fest bazaar will be operating at the Community Hall from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. that will feature tribal art, concessions such as Indian tacos, crafts, books and more. A swap meet will be held at the Village RV at 1184 Bayview Ave. A fundraiser dinner of fish or chicken will be held from 6-9 p.m. in the Community Hall. The Makah Chamber of Commerce uses its profits from the event to create brochures and support other community business efforts throughout the year. For more information, contact Melissa Renult, Makah Chamber of Commerce, 360640-2967.


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FSBO: 1,644 sf, custom 3 Br., 2.5 bath, gentle sloping treed 7+ acres, oversized 2 car garage with adjoining RV carpor t, unattached additional garage, dead-end road, Erving Jacobs, between Seq. and P.A., non-smoke. $343,000. Professional Services (360)460-4868 Legal Services

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MOTORHOME: ‘85 Winnebago. Diesel, Mistubishi motor, 4 speed, good tires, good mileage, 2 bed, shower with toilet, s t e r e o, A / C, b o d y i s good, needs some work. $3,500. (360)301-5652. MOTORHOME: Itasca ‘08 Navion IQ. Diesel, 24.9’, rear slide, 40k miles, gen., rear view monitor, Satellite radio, leather cab seats, awning, W/H, elec. LP, garaged. $59,000. (360)461-3232 Tents & Travel Trailers

NOMAD: ‘08 24’ NW Edition. Slide-out, like n e w, l o t s o f e x t r a s . $12,750/obo. 460-6662. TENT TRAILER: ‘94 Coleman Columbia. $1,500. (360)452-1519.


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2 BRs & 3 BRs available. Rents ranging from $450 – $500 per month. Call for more information, 374-6698


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RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET from the beach at Slip Pt. is this beautifully remodeled home. Take a look at the virtual tour on my website! Asking $225,000

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TRAILER: ‘02 28’ Cedar Creek. Easy pull, light weight aluminum frame, clean, great condition, near new tires and battery. Stored in garage, walk-around queen bed, slide out dining room, many extras. $14,500. (360)683-4473 TRAILER: 25’ HiLo. Excellent, all works, H2O h e a t e r, A / C, f u r n a c e. $4,250. (360)963-2156. TRAILER: ‘89 33’ Airstream Excella. Double axle, new hickory, wood floors, ceiling air conditioner unit, new ceramic RV toilet, straight body, good condition, includes swing arm tow pkg. Price Reduced: $13,000/obo. 775-7125.

WALKER BAY RIF: 10’ skiff, new oars/sailing kit, new 30 lb. electric motor, fish finder, trailer. $2,000. (360)683-4272.

TRAILER: Airstreem ‘93 Excella 1000. 34’, very nice, in Port Angeles. $14.500. (206)459-6420. 5th Wheels

5TH WHEEL: ‘01 31’ Montana. 2 slides, well maintained. $9,900. (360)797-1634. 5TH WHEEL: ‘05 30’ Mountaineer by Montana. Great floor plan, like new. $16,500. (360)301-4312 5TH WHEEL: ‘93 29’ Alpenlite. Rear kitchen, grate for 1 or 2 p e o p l e, l i v i n g r o o m slider, awning. $8,200/obo. (360)460-6367 5TH WHEEL: ‘96 28.5’ Coachmen Catalina. 14’ slide, rear kitchen, new brakes, awning, battery. $7,500. (360)452-8116. 5TH WHEEL: Alpenlite ‘90 32’, fair condition. $4,000/obo. (360)457-5950 5TH WHEEL: Cobra ‘96 RK Corsica, 31’, two slides, A/C, ceiling fan, microwave, radio, casssette, TV, large clothes closet, good cond. $6,500. (360)417-3893 Marine Miscellaneous

B OAT: ‘ 6 7 2 6 ’ C h r i s Craft Cavalier with trailer. 350 Mercruiser, bow thruster, toilet, electro scan, windlass, refer, radar, GPS, sounder, full c a nva s, d i n g hy, 2 h p Honda. Asking $14,900. (360)775-0054 CATALINA: 22’ sailboat. Swing keel, with trailer, 4 HP outboard. $3,800. (928)231-1511. OLYMPIC: 17’. Center console, 90 hp Yamaha, trailer with new tires, tubes, bearings, Garmin 400. $3,450. Fish ready! (360)452-1531

WELLCRAFT: ‘06 22’ 2 3 2 C o a s t a l h a r d t o p, 2 0 0 h p Ya m a h a 4 stroke, new 9.9 hp Xlong kicker, remote elec. start and tilt with prop g u a r d , hy d ra u l i c t r i m tabs, Scotty 1106 elec. downriggers with extra cables and many wts., 2 extra SS props, anchor, c h a i n a n d 1 5 0 ’ r o d e, new adjust. seats and pedestals, new Sunbrella canvas, new Stratoglass front and sides, Garmin GPS fishfinder Hummingbird Fishfinder, A M / F M / C D a n d V H F, DHM custom galv. trailer, 5 new Carlisle tires including spare with lock, new trl wiring and lights, under 2,000 mi. o n b r a ke s, a l l C o a s t Guard required equip plus extras, current license on boat and trailer. THIS BOT IS TURNKEY READY TO FISH. Comes with approx. $5,000 of fishing gear, halibut poles, reels, wts., harpoon, rope and float, several salmon poles, reels and 100+ lures and flashers, lg. salmon net and boat hook, 2 crab pots with 125’ leaded line and floats, all mooring lines and fenders, fo u l w e a t h e r g e a r ( 3 sets), full (115 gal.) tank of fuel. $32,500 FIRM. (360)582-0208 or (206)979-0754 anytime.

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FORD: (2) 1966 F100s. 1 long bed, with ‘390’ C6 tranny, power steering, power disc brakes, runs and drives. 1 short bed, 6 cyl. 4 speed, nice wheels and tires, runs and drives. Both trucks $4,000. (360)809-0082.

SUZUKI: ‘99 Esteem GLX wagon, 1.8 liter, 113,500 miles, good runn e r, n e w f r o n t t i r e s , great mpg, automatic, iPod plug in, Pioneer stereo, (unaware if CD player wor ks), recent front end alignment, s t r a i g h t b o d y, p o w e r windows and doors. Has some paint “wear�, interior pretty good, with some spots on front passenger seat, great car for the money. Kelley Blue Books at $2,380. $2,200. (360)808-1764.

CHEV : ‘92 Suburban. New tires, brakes, muff l e r, n ew e r e n g i n e , Panasonic stereo, 4WD, auto. $3,250/obo. (360)461-7478 or (360)452-4156

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AUDI: ‘08 A4. 2.0 turbo, e c o n o my a n d p e r fo r mance, all power, 6 CD changer, sunroof, silver/gray leather, front WD, newer Michelin tires with 7K, 82,100 miles. $ 1 6 , 0 0 0 o r t a ke ove r paymnts. (360)683-7789 BMW: ‘98 318i. Black, 240k mi., runs well but needs a little work. $1,750. (360)461-9637. CHEV: ‘01 Camaro. TTop, auto, 6-cyl, low mi. $2,500. (360)477-5199.

FORD: ‘07 Taurus. V6, 4 dr. sedan, SE model, 32k, or ig. owner, like H A R L E Y: ‘ 0 2 F L S P C showroom cond. $7,200. Softtail Classic. $6,500. (360)683-0146 (360)582-5479 HYUNDAI: ‘09 Accent. 2 after 5 p.m. door, manual trans. and H A R L E Y: ‘ 9 2 F X R - C. Road Master tow bar, Runs great, looks great. 19,600 mi. Asking $7,500. (360)670-3530, $8,450. (360)683-3212. text or call. HYUNDAI: ‘10 Elantra. H O N DA : ‘ 7 9 C M 4 0 0 . Immaculate condition, Road bike. $1,000. silver, good running or(360)683-4761 der, 5 brand new tires KAWASAKI: ‘69 TR120 and bat., detailed int., Enduro. Clean bike, no A / C, p owe r w i n d ow s. corrosion, needs minor $12,500 firm. (360)417-5188 work, orig. condition. $500. (360)452-4179. JAGUAR: ‘12 FX. 1 of SCOOTER: 2009 SYM 200 with special sports RV 250. Low miles ex- pkg., extra low miles. cellent condition, runs $43,900 great, 86 mpg. $3,000. (360)765-4599 Call (360)463-1288 MERCURY: ‘82 Cougar. Automobiles 56K miles, runs great, Classics & Collectibles call for details. $1,350. (360)452-3488 CHEV: ‘57 4 door sedan. Project car, tons of OLDS: ‘93 Ciera. 4 cyl., extra parts. $3,800. auto, ex. gas milage. (360)374-5068 $1,300. (360)477-5199 Motorcycles

CHEV: ‘87 Camaro Iroc Convertible. Disassembled, good body, no motor /trans, ready to restore! $500. (360)379-5243.


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FORD: ‘99 Expedition XLT. 5.4 ltr., auto, dual air, third seat, A M / F M / C D, r u n n i n g boards and luggage ra ck , w h i t e w i t h gray cloth int., 123k miles. $3,500. (360)452-4805 ISUZU: ‘99 Amigo. 68K mi., 4WD, V6, auto, air, FM/CD, sunroof, excellent condition. $6,200/ obo. (360)640-2711.

Vans & Minivans CHEV: ‘70 K-20. 4x4, Others partial restoration, auto, 350, extras. $5,500 or DODGE: ‘10 Grand part trade. 452-5803. Caravan, handicapped DODGE: ‘82 D50 Power conversion. Kneels, inRam. Vehicle is not run- floor wheelchair ramp, ning, good for parts or passenger transfer seat. $39,000. (360)681-3141. rebuild. $250/obo. (347)752-2243 FORD: ‘05 Freestar. 7 FORD: ‘76 F250. V8, pass van, 87K, excellent low miles, need mechan- cond., maint. records, $5,700/obo. 775-6828. ic. $1,000. (360)582-9480 TOYOTA : ‘ 9 8 S i e n n a . 179K, great condition, FORD: ‘98 F150. King new tires. $4,500. cab, 2WD, 3 door, one (360)775-8296 owner, 179k miles, good cond. $3,850. (360)912-4535 Vehicles Wanted


Fully remodeled in 2008, this home offers laminate flooring and new cabinets in the kitchen and tile and cabinetry in the double sink bathroom. The carpets were just removed and owner is in the process of having new carpet installed. Hurry and you can pick the color of your new carpet. With vinyl windows, a composition roof and a private fenced back yard, this is a perfect way to start out or to size down and still have an up to date beauty! $135,000 MLS#622951



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CARS/TRUCKS WANTED! Top $$$$$ PAID! Running or Not, All Makes!. Free Towing! We’re Local! 7 Legal Notices Days/Week. Call 1-800General 959-8518 FORD: F-350 1 ton dualABANDONED AUTO ly. Newer engine, dump CASH FOR CARS! Any AUCTION truck PTO. Make, Model or Year. Wed., April 30, 2014 $3,175/obo. 460-0518. We Pay MORE! Running 12:01 p.m. or Not. Sell Your Car or Sol Duc Towing GMC: ‘04 Duramax. Tr u c k T O D AY. F r e e 204972 Hwy. 101 2 5 0 0 H D, 4 x 4 , s h o r t Towing! Instant Offer: Beaver, WA 98305 bed, extras, 108K mi. 1-888-545-8647 (360) 327-3895 $24,000. (360)461-0088 Viewing 3 hrs WE PAY cash for Junk TOYOTA : ‘ 0 7 Ta c o m a Vehicles with free towbefore sale. access cab. V6, 4x4, ex- ing. Rigby’s Auto Body & • ‘92 Cadillac Deville tra set of tires and rims Towing. (360)374-2150. #372YJV w i t h s e n s o r s, a u t o, • ‘01 Ford Focus cruise, A/C, 42k miles. #467-ZGW $28,000/obo • ‘84 Ford Ranger TOYOTA : ‘ 0 0 C a m r y. (360)452-7214 #V12799X A/C, leather seats, 4 Legal No. 557200 cyl., runs good. $4,999. Pub.: FF April 24, 2014 Sport Utility Vehicles (360)374-3309

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