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West End Wonderland Weekend … Cherish Our Children — Friday, Dec. 4

No matter what your age you can win Santa Bucks! The first Santa Bucks drawing of the season, sponsored by West End Business and Professional Association, was held Saturday Nov. 28, in the sunshine, in front of the Rainforest Arts Center.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner starts this evening of giving at 5:30 p.m. at the Akalat Center in LaPush. Feast on seafood, enjoy smoked salmon fettuccine, clam chowder and/or a nice portion of fresh salmon. For the youngsters there are hot dogs and spaghetti. Tickets for the dinner will be available at the door and also preevent at the Forks Forum office, 490 S. Forks Ave. The seafood plate is $10, chowder $3 and spaghetti $3. Other items also will be available at the door. A live auction begins at 6 p.m. and silent auction tables are available all evening. There will be pictures with Santa and a bake sale. Proceeds go toward the Christmas gift-giving programs in LaPush and Forks for children in need.

Micki Black won $50 in Santa Bucks and Sue Liedtke and Linda Woody each won $25. Names also were drawn for Sully’s gift certificates and Forks Outfitters gift cards. The next drawing is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Bring your blue tickets for a chance to win.

Breakfast with Santa, 8-11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5

West End Business and Professional Association and Forks Congregational Church, 280 S. Spartan Ave., team up for this annual event. Santa is the main attraction. Breakfast is served from 8-11 a.m. Cost: adults, $5; children under 12, $3; pictures with Santa, $5. Enjoy biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, links, French toast, coffee, juice and hot chocolate. The event this year has moved back into the fellowship hall, lots of room for everyone!

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Forks Outfitters’ Relay for Life Team Annual Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Dec. 5

Shop for Christmas and support Relay for Life at the same time at the Forks High School Commons. The bazaar will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with set-up beginning at 9 a.m. Tables are $15 each. To reserve a table or for more information, call 360-640-9830.

Forks High School Wrestling Invitational Saturday, Dec. 5 Enjoy wrestling all day at the Forks High School Gym.

Book Signing, Saturday Dec. 5

Friends of Forks Library Book Sale Saturday, Dec. 5

The Friends of the Forks Library group is planning a book sale at the library from 2-7 p.m. Dec. 5. Books for all ages will be offered.


The Congregational Church, 280 S. Spartan Ave., will host a spaghetti fundraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 seniors and children, $30 family (2 adults/3 children). Funds raised will benefit Forks Junior High students’ science trip to Florida.


Chinook Pharmacy, 11 S. Forks Ave., will host a book signing with local author Lonnie Archibald from 4-6 p.m. Archibald will be signing copies of his book “Here on the Homefront — WWII in Clallam County.” SEE WEEKEND, page 8




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Bring West End Business and Professional Association blue tickets to the Rainforest Arts Center at 1 p.m. and you could win Santa Bucks. Shoppers at participating Forks businesses receive one blue ticket for every $10 they spend. Santa Bucks drawings also will be held on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19.


On Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry Ave., is hosting a concert. Northwest Women’s Choral will be performing its “Gaudete!” concert of music for Christmas. Suggested donation, $15. Reception to follow.


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Forks Weather Report By Jerry R. King Nov. 23-29, 2015 Date High 11/23 43 11/24 44 11/25 50 11/26 42 11/27 39 11/28 39 11/29 39

Low Rainfall 34 0.21 32 0.17 28 0.00 25 0.01 25 0.00 22 0.00 22 0.00

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Forks Nov. Weather Facts: High Temp 73° on Nov. 1, 1962, Low Temp. 8° on Nov. 23, 1985 Average High Temp. 51°. Average low temp. 37°. High rainfall 36.20 in 2006. Low Rainfall, 3.91 in 1936, Average Rainfall 16.39 High Day Rainfall 8.85 Nov. 3, 1955 High snowfall 14.50 in 1985


Dear Editor, If you drive 35 minutes north or south of Forks, you will find a prison; to the south is Olympic Corrections Center and to the north is Clallam Bay Corrections Center. The two facilities together house nearly 1,300 inmates with crimes ranging from drugs to aggravated murder. I am sure you know at least one person who works as a correctional officer at these facilities, so I am asking you to do a couple of things this holiday season. First, think about the personalities that officer has to interact with every single day. Prisons have become the default mental health institutions for the nation where officers, many times completely alone, must walk in the midst of inmates who are always looking for an opportunity to hurt them or manipulate them. While nearly all of us go about our business day after day on “cruise control,” officers can never let their guard down. Eight to 16 hours of constantly being on guard, one eye over their shoulder, hoping that a riot doesn’t break

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out or a fellow officer doesn’t get stabbed or assaulted. They must remain professional to inmates who have “F*&$ Officers” tattooed in plain sight (except that word is not blanked out!), run to the rescue of inmates who are being beaten to death by other inmates, or bust into a cell when an inmate attempts suicide, or throws a “milkshake” (a mixture of urine, feces and blood) on them in the hopes they contract AIDS or hepatitis. Inmates accuse officers of raping them, of beating them, and they bring lawsuits against officers just because they can. Yet still officers remain professional, talk to inmates and try to make a difference. While other professions love it when things are quiet, that’s when an officer has to be the most alert, for it is often the

quiet which signifies something bad is about to happen as inmates who don’t want to be involved retreat to their cells. Officers are the first ones to respond to inmate on inmate rape, aggravated assaults, attempted suicides, fights with homemade weapons and fights involving dozens of offenders. Did you know that I have watched a handful correctional officers rush into the inmate recreation yard where 30 inmates were fighting? These officers carry no weapons but their courage and a duty to respond. Would you do that? While the rest of us get to enjoy the holidays, correctional officers will be required to work extra hours and be especially alert as inmates often act out even more during the holidays; in part because it is so hard being in prison during the

This multiple vehicle accident at the intersection of Calawah Way and Blackberry Avenue happened late Monday afternoon Nov. 23. Multiple ambulances were on scene, but no further details were available. Remember to not only pull over for emergency vehicles, but if you have a flashing light behind you in a non-emergency vehicle, it most likely is someone trying to get to the hospital or the fire hall. PULL OVER. The life they save might be someone you know. Photo Christi Baron

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We would like to say how much we have loved and appreciated helping the patients at the Forks Dental office with their dental needs over the past years. We have both moved on to new opportunities in the dental field. The love and support we have received while navigating this change has been truly heartwarming. Thank You! Our little community never ceases to amaze us! While we will no longer be seeing you in the Forks office, we look forward to seeing you around this amazing little town we all call home. Lauren Pederson, RDA Diane O’Hara RDA

Se invita a todos los feligreses a participar en la celebración de la virgen de Guadalupe, el sábado 12 de diciembre, las mañanitas y rezo del rosario será a las 5:00 a.m.; la misa a las 6:00 a.m. y después de la misa habrá desayuno y almuerzo en el salón adjunto a la iglesia. Como devotos tenemos la oportunidad de regresarle un poquito a la virgen por haber concebido a nuestro Salvador Jesucristo, y por todas sus intercesiones por nosotros ante Él. Unámonos y colaboremos a este evento. El dia 11 de diciembre a partir de las 5:30 necesitara ayuda para enflorar a la virgen y arreglar el salón y para el sábado 12 puede donar lo que guste para el desayuno y almuerzo, no se requiere cantidad, si no voluntad, participación y unión. Si no puede donar igualmente es bienvenido. “Recuerde que la unión hace la fuerza” -Su participación es muy importante- Lo que proveamos nos será multiplicado. Gracias Si tiene preguntas comuníquese con

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holidays. So they take it out on the officers and they take it out on each other. So, I am asking you: If you know someone who is a correctional officer, please thank them for the work they do. If you are married to a correctional officer, please give them an extra hug and maybe slip an extra present under the tree this year. And may all of us understand the stress they are under and give them a little extra grace. Miles Lawson Forks

Congratulations Sandy Schier Dear Editor, We had the pleasure of operating the Lunsford Real Estate office for over 30 years. It was an amazing experience working for and with some of the best clients and staff on earth. We believe each and every Associate at our office had the best interest of their clients at heart, for that we are most thankful. Sometime back our office was obtained by Lyle and Sandy Schier. We were so excited to see the operation going to someone that believes in and loves our community as much as we do. Sandy has just completed her time requirement and passed her State test as Broker for the firm. We send our congratulations, we are so very proud of you and know you are putting together your team that will serve our community well into the future. Carrol & Ann Lunsford Forks

As a year has gone by since Nick Rodriguez was taken from us, on Nov. 24, 2014, not a day goes by that we do not think of those and are grateful for all who helped, cared and shared during that difficult time and continue to do so even now.    A heartfelt Thank You to all, The Leppell and Miller families


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Chinook Pharmacy techs nationally certified All of Chinook Pharmacy’s technicians are now nationally certified. Christina Buchman, Whitney Ray, Nathan Stelmaszek and Darcy Riggan have now been added as national pharmacy technicians. Chinook Pharmacy is proud to be a partner in its employee achievements, by facilitating and encouraging internal and external training opportunities. Joining Halie Friesz and Sarah Baskins, who became certified in 2013, now all of Chinook’s Pharmacy technicians have reached their goal. Congratulations and a job well done! Pictured from left, Linda Peterson, Nathan Stelmaszek, Sarah Baskins, Christina Buchmann, Whitney Ray, Darcy Riggan and Greg Smith (not pictured Halie Friesz). Pharmacists Linda Peterson and Greg Smith were both influential and necessary in the training and preparing the pharmacy technicians for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification test, which was taken in Bremerton. Photo Christi Baron

For over 30 years the Forks Lions Club has arranged for two loads of logs to be hauled from the Olympic Peninsula to the east side of Washington in Quincy. In exchange for the wood, the Quincy Lions Club provides the Forks Lions with produce that is distributed to food banks located in the West End. This transaction is beneficial to each community. The Forks Lions leave on Friday and return on Sunday. On Friday afternoon the donated logs are unloaded in a vacant lot in downtown Quincy. Saturday morning both clubs meet and cut the logs into firewood. The Quincy Lions are able to use the wood as a fundraiser to support community events they sponsor. The remainder of the wood is given to elderly and disabled community members in need. In trade for the firewood, the Forks club members drive to a warehouse where their trucks and trailers are loaded with locally grown produce. The produce consists of apples, beans,

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carrots, onions, potatoes and pumpkins. The overwhelming amount of goods brought back to Forks are then dispersed to area food banks. This annual event takes place at the end of October or beginning of November, giving the food banks much needed help in time for the holidays. The communities of Quincy and the West End benefit greatly from this yearly exchange.

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None of this would have been possible if not for some local businesses within the timber industry. The Forks Lions would like to thank the following people and businesses for their generous donations, time and effort in making such a big undertaking into another success: Hermann Brothers and Rayonier who each donated an entire load of logs, Corey Morris of Corey Morris Trucking who donated his time and truck hauling one of the loads, Barry Swanson Trucking for use of one log truck, and Alan Kuchan for driving the second load of


The family of Rhonda Rae Allen would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all our friends and family for their love, prayers, support and kindness over the past months. We are truly humbled by the generosity of those who surrounded us during this difficult time. Special thanks to Dr. Rick Dickson for the attention he paid not only to Rhonda in her last days, but to those of us she left behind. To the nurses and staff at Forks Community Hospital and the Forks Ambulance crew—thanks for the gentle, compassionate way you cared for our loved one in her most vulnerable moments. We would also like to thank Pastors Andy Pursley and Tim Ziesemer, as well as the staff and congregation of the Forks Assembly of God church, for the lovely memorial service and luncheon that you provided for our loved ones. We feel blessed to be a part of such a wonderful community. We appreciate you all. Bruce Allen Hilary, Sean, Savanah, and Carter Norbisrath Deannie Stephens

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Earl Dean Roberts, 63, crossed over into heaven on November 20, 2015 to be with our Heavenly Father. Earl was born on January 25, 1952, to James and Dora Roberts in Grundy, Virginia. When Earl was very young the family moved to the state of Washington, then to California for a number of years, and back to the state of Washington where he remained until his death. Earl worked in shake mills from the age of 16 until he retired, due to health, in his early 50’s. He was a man who loved nature. He loved to fish, hunt, and loved spending time on the beach and hiking in the forest. He was a Seahawks fan. He loved watching old westerns and Star Trek. He loved potluck dinners, especially if there was Pinto beans and cornbread, then he was all smiles. He loved taking his small dogs for walks. He loved spending time with family and friends, visiting and swapping stories and jokes while sipping on a cup of coffee. He was a great big brother. But above all else, he loved the Lord with all his heart. We would like to thank all the doctors and nurses for taking care of our brother. And we would like to especially thank Pastor Bob Schwartz, not only for spiritual counsel, but for being a dedicated friend to Earl at all times. Earl is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and his son and daughter. Also three sisters and one brother. His surviving siblings are Phyllis Greenleaf of Brinnon, Washington, Sharon Weaver of Neilton, Washington, Starlene Metcalf of Aberdeen,Washington, Charles Roberts and Leroy Roberts, both of Forks, Washington; in-laws Becky, Pat, and Dave; and many nephews and nieces. A celebration of life will be held Saturday. December 5, 2015, 1:00 p.m., at Forks Baptist Church, 651 S. Forks Ave, Forks, WA 98331. A potluck fellowship will follow.


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The Gravy Train By Christy Rasmussen-Ford

Even before birth, I knew that I was going to hate cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Therefore, I requested to be born into a family with a grandma who loved cooking as much as she loved spoiling me. My request was granted. For 25 years, my only job on Thanksgiving was to set the table at my gram’s house. I knew that this gravy train couldn’t go on forever though. If I wanted to continue avoiding the actual making of the gravy, I would need to find someone else who was talented at cooking and spoiling me. I searched far and wide for this special person and finally found him in Pittsburgh. My gravy train rolled on and I continued to have no part in cooking on Thanksgiving. Then, to my absolute disgust, a few years ago my husband mentioned something along the lines of me learning how to cook a turkey. It was very hurtful, but I assumed that he meant well and forgave him. At that point though, I knew that I needed to get creative in my turkey dinner avoidance. First, I played the pregnancy card. As my daughter was due to arrive three weeks after Thanksgiving, it was completely believable that I would be too tired, too sore, too miserable and too huge to cook. Never mind the fact that I was still waitressing every day with no problems. The next year, I was pregnant again, but we hadn’t told anyone in the family yet (and hosted them all at our house). The pregnancy card couldn’t be used. I decided to go in another direction and worked late the night before. “Honey, I can’t get up early and cook with you after working so late. I might have a seizure.” Now, a word on the subject of the seizure card; I have never and will never fake seizures or incorrectly use them as an excuse. I feel that doing so is just asking for very bad ju-ju. That being said, if the risk of having a seizure is real, I will milk that cow if need be. There has to be some benefit to having the disorder. Anyway, the late night shift avoidance technique worked so well that I intended on using it again this year. Unfortunately, I ended up being out of work due to an injury. I adjusted my plan accordingly and told my husband, “Looks like I’ll be on crutches this year. I’m sorry that I can’t help!” And I would’ve gotten away with it too … if it weren’t for that meddling doctor. He put my broken foot into a broken foot boot thingy … which allowed me to walk a little. I had a good run, but after 30 years of avoiding it, I finally had to cook dinner this year. As it turns out, it is easier than I thought … catching the oven on fire I mean. Yes, I accidentally (seriously!) caught the oven on fire, filled the entire house with smoke, and almost ruined the whole meal. The good news is that I unintentionally received a lifetime ban on cooking for Turkey Day. For questions, comments, or more tips on (avoiding) cooking on Thanksgiving, e-mail me at christyrasmussen@

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Kilmer to help kick off series of public meetings On Friday, Dec. 4, Rep. Derek Kilmer will visit Forks to join in the first of a series of public meetings with timber, conservation and local leaders from the Olympic Peninsula Forest Collaborative. The hearing will provide a chance for the Collaborative to engage the public in its efforts. The meeting will take place at Olympic Natural Resources Center in Forks at 11 a.m. Members of the Collaborative will give presentations on the group’s governance structure, stated goals and progress to date. Members of the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback to the Collaborative and sign up to receive regular updates on its work. There will be four additional meetings in Grays Harbor, Mason, Jefferson, and Clallam counties during 2016. During a recent visit to Aberdeen with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the Collaborative announced a proposed pilot project on the Olympic National Forest. The project will feature forest restoration silvicultural treatments that benefit the ecosystem and provide for additional harvest in the region. This, as in all future Collab-

orative-sponsored projects, will require approval by the Forest Service and other federal agencies. This project will be in compliance with both the Olympic National Forest Plan and the Northwest Forest Plan. The volume produced from this proposed project will be in addition to the United States Forest Service budgeted timber sale outputs for the year. This agreement builds on the successful partnership between the Collaborative and the Olympic National Forest, which so far has accelerated a timber sale in Grays Harbor County earlier this year and is adding capacity to the agency’s annual work plan. This past May in Port Angeles, Kilmer joined regional leaders from the National Forest Service, local governments, the local timber industry and environmental advocacy groups to officially launch the Olympic Peninsula Forest Collaborative. The Collaborative is focused on increasing habitat restoration thinning and aquatic restoration projects under the Northwest Forest Plan on Olympic National Forest that will create economic opportunities on the Olympic Peninsula.

Forks looks great! (Comment from Forks Forum Facebook Page) Passed thru Forks heading south on 101, and was and am amazed at your city! City properties look like parks! No grass growing thru the sidewalks (as it were a few months back!) the city looks Very Good! I don’t know what happened but keep it up! Danny King Cosmopolis


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Among the items discussed at the official launch were the group’s goals and governance structure, along with the best ways to incorporate feedback from the public. The Collaborative is modeled on similar partnerships in Washington like the Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition. It is the first of its kind on the peninsula solely dedicated to creating environmentally sound forests while increasing sustainable timber harvests within the bounds of the Northwest Forest Plan. Participants in the Collaborative include the American Forest Resource Council, American Whitewater, Cosmo Specialty Fibers, Interfor, Merrill & Ring, the Mountaineers, Murphy Company, Olympic Park Associates, Olympic Forest Coalition, Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society, Pew Charitable Trusts, Sierra Pacific Industries, Washington Wild and the Wild Olympics Campaign.

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Community News SOROPTIMIST WREATHS FOR SALE SIORF is selling wreaths again this year. They are available from your favorite Soroptimist for $20 and will be on sale through Dec. 6. The money raised goes to support the many activities SIORF provide through the year. For more information, call 6403186. CLALLAM BAY ANCESTRY CLUB MEETING The Clallam Bay Ancestry Club will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the meeting room at the library. The PBS DVD telling of the

“Turkana Boy,” the first ancestor to leave Africa and colonize the globe, will be shown. All are welcome. GIVING TREE AND COOKIE CONTEST IN CLALLAM BAY A Giving Tree sponsored by the Sekiu/Clallam Bay Crisis Center, a United Way Agency, is on display at the CB Property gas station in Clallam Bay. The tree has tags for those that wish to take a tag and purchase a gift for a child. On Dec. 8 there also will be a cookie contest. Bring your best cookie entry, bring your camera and bring the children. Santa will be

available for photos. CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING IN CLALLAM BAY Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at Clallam Bay County Park. Santa will turn on the lights! Afterwards, join him inside the Visitor Center for hot chocolate and cookies.  Please bring your own camera for pictures with Santa. This annual event is sponsored by the Clallam Bay Lions and Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact event chairman Lion Sandy Tsiang at 963-2264.

CHILDREN’S WINTER FAIRE RETURNS TO SEKIU Children’s Winter Faire with Santa Claus will be held at the Sekiu Community Center on Sunday, Dec. 6. Children and their families can participate in the traditional gift-making faire from 3-5 p.m. As for the past 27 years, each activity table has a gift project to be made by the children. In keeping with the family atmosphere of this event, children must be accompanied by an adult. Treats, coffee and holiday punch will be available. This event is provided at no charge thanks to the contribu-

tions of the West End Senior Citizens, West End Youth & Community Center, United Way and Clallam Bay High School students and community volunteers from 13-80 years of age. For more information, call Jamye at 360-460-5355 or Adele at 360-963-2770. LEARN ABOUT HARMFUL ALGAE By Frank Hanson Please join us at Olympic Natural Resources Center, 1455 S. Forks Ave., at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the HemCONTINUED on page 6

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HOLIDAY HOEDOWN An old-time potluck and holiday hoedown will take place Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Sekiu Community Center. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and goes until your shoes wear out! Genuine foot-stomping, hand-clapping madness direct from the Olympic Mountain Hollows via music provided by the good ole boys from Loose Gravel. Donations will benefit the Sekiu Community Center. COMMUNITY, from page 5 lock Forest Room for a presentation by Dr. Vera Trainer on “Harmful Algae Blooms” off our coast, aka “The Blob.” Trainer is the supervisory oceanographer for the marine biotoxin program at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. Current research activities include refinement of analytical methods for both marine toxin and toxigenic species detection, assessment of environmental conditions that influence toxic bloom development and understanding shellfish susceptibility to toxins in their environment.

She is president of the International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA) and directs the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) Harmful Algal Bloom International project focusing on bringing sustainable methods to developing Nations for assessing seafood safety. Trainer is the lead investigator of the Puget Sound Monitoring Program for harmful algal blooms and Vibrio (SoundToxins) and was one of the founders of the Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom (ORHAB) partnership. Trainer received her Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology at

The Forks Food Bank was a busy place last week as volunteers distributed Thanksgiving food baskets. Two-hundred ninety baskets were given out and the number is up from the 230 baskets distributed last year. In December, Christmas food baskets will be distributed at the food bank. Sign-ups began on Dec. 1 and continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Dec. 22, when they can be picked up. Bring your I.D. when signing up. the University of Miami, with postgraduate studies in the Pharmacology Department at the University of Washington. “Evening Talks” at ONRC are supported by the Rosmond Forestry Education Fund, an endowment that honors the contributions of Fred Rosmond and his family to forestry, education and the Forks community. Refreshments will be served and a potluck of your favorite dessert is encouraged. For more information, contact Frank Hanson at 360-374-4556 or

WEST END HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING The WEHS will hold its monthly meeting at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8, at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave. The guest speaker will be Rod Fleck. The WEHS meets the second Tuesday of the month and everyone is welcome. HOLIDAY CONCERT The Forks Congregational Church, 280 S. Spartan Ave., will host a holiday concert to benefit the Forks Food Bank at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. Entertainment will include

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Olympic Anglers/Grahns Forest Management/ Riverview Storage Pacific Pizza Whiteheads NAPA Moe’s Handyman Service Forks Coffee Shop Home Slice Take N Bake Pizza Lunsford Real Estate/ Silvermoon Bookkeeping Services B & P Auto Repair Dahlgren Logging D & H Enterprises DSA Inc./Evergreen 76/ Subway/Anderson Electric Chinook Pharmacy Forks Outfitters Hillcar & Fletcher Forks Forum Forks Family Dental Misty Valley Inn Jerry’s Small Engines Eagle Repair & Towing Dilley & Soloman Logging McClanahan Lumber Judge John Doherty SJB Construction

Red Devil Anthony Bitegeko took a stiff arm from Lummi Nation’s Dashawn Lawrence earlier this season in Neah Bay where Neah defeated the Blackhawks. Also in on the action was Red Devil Roland Gagnon. The tide was turned Friday afternoon in the Tacoma Dome, however, where Lummi defeated Neah Bay 26-20, knocking the defending state 1B champs from the championship game to be played this coming weekend back in the Tacoma Dome. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

Player of the Week

The new Forks High School girls basketball coach, Madison Riebe, would like to highlight one of her players each week of the basketball season. This week the Girls’ Basketball Player of the Week goes to Vee Goodlance. Goodlance is a senior at Forks High School. This is her fourth year playing basketball. Her favorite thing about basketball is the fact that “we are not just a team, we are a family.” She was chosen for this award for her continuous hard work and her dedication to the team.

Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning got off to a great start for the 59 individuals that participated in the Forks Community Hospital’s Turkey Trot 5k run through the Elk Creek Conservation Area. All ages took part and funds raised from the $10 donations went to support United Way. All Turkey Trot finishers received awards/medals. The first three finishers were, from left, third place Corey Wadley, time 27:30; first place Skylar Steffen, time 24:13; and second place Josh Lattuca, time 25:58. Submitted Photo

TUESDAY FOURSOMES 10/6: Wade McCoy 259, 730, Vic Whitehead 225, Jim Leppell 224, Mike Henderson 221, Ryan Howell 212, Dean McCoy 212, The Kerosene Lamp leads by 12 pts. 10/13: Dave Allen 237, 645, Ryan Howell 223, Wade McCoy 215, 632, Kristina Currie 209, 541, The Kerosene Lamp leads by 2 pts. 10/20: Dave Allen 223, Ernie Penn 221, Jim Leppell 214, Monica Gilstrap 181, The Kerosene Lamp leads by 7 pts. 10/27: Wade McCoy 225, 615, Mike Henderson 221, Ryan Howell 216, Jeremy Miles 216, 611, Wade’s Pro Shop takes over the lead and wins the 1st Qtr by 1 pt. THURSDAY DOUBLES 10/1: CJ Price 235, 543, Wade McCoy 213, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 9.5 pts. 10/8: Wade McCoy 298, 658, Mike Marcozzi 188, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 11 pts. 10/15: Wade McCoy 214, 559, Larry Scroggins 192, Kim Hallenbeck 163, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 21 pts. 10/22: Mike Marcozzi 194, 515, Marissa Marcozzi 163, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 12 pts. 10/29: CJ Price 224, Harold Earley 205, Kim Hallenbeck 183, Marissa Marcozzi 170, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 22 pts. MONDAY DOUBLES 10/5: Ted Rasmussen 221, 743, Rosita Matson 173, 607, Tina Joseph 172, Sunset Lanes leads by 4 pts. 10/12: Tina Joseph 206, Harold Earley 204, Dazzled By Bowling leads by 1 pt. 10/19: Ted Rasmussen 217, 724, Harold Earley 204, 736, Tina Joseph 165, 602, Dazzled by Bowling leads by 6 pts. 10/26: Ted Rasmussen 233, 735, Wade McCoy 224, 730, Tina Joseph 209, 698, Sunset Lanes leads by 2 pts. FRIDAY YOUTH LEAGUE 10/2: Trey DePew 136, 364. 10/9: Trey DePew 105, 276. 10/23: Trey DePew 120, 353, Ozzy Minard 94, 234. 10/30: Trey DePew 120, 322, Ozzy Minard 94, 215.


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Forks Junior High School November Students of the Month The Student of the Month project is sponsored by Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest for students who consistently display respect and responsibility for their behavior and academic achievement. Students of the Month are chosen by their peers and teachers.​ All students are eligible to be Student of the Month. Be Respectful, Be Polite, Follow school and class rules, Help prevent bullying, Be on the Honor Roll, Be at school every day and on time, Pay attention in class. Go the extra mile, Do school work and turn it in on time.​ Micah Truong is the son of Thao and Minh Truong. He is a seventhgrade student in Mrs. Decker’s PM block class. The

teachers selected Micah this month because of his work ethic and attitude. He strives hard to be excellent in his studies. Micah seems to truly enjoy learning and has a positive attitude that encourages everyone around him to enjoy learning as well. Micah is able to work collaboratively and effectively with any of his peers and be successful. His favorite parts of the school day are reading and being able to hang out with his friends. Napping, reading and just chilling out are Micah’s favorite out of school activities. Chloe Leverington is the daughter of Eric and Jen Leverington. She is a seventhgrade student in Mrs. Decker’s PM block class. Chloe is a studious girl who checks in to get her assignments when

she knows she will be absent and then has them finished within a day or two of returning. Chloe works well with her peers since she tries to be a team player and values everyone’s input. She has a positive attitude toward school and it shows in her successes. Algebra and art history are Chloe’s favorite school subjects. Chloe loves to hang out with her friends. She also enjoys playing basketball and softball. William Fleck is the son of Rod Fleck and Cheri Tinker. He is an eighth-grade student in Mr. Burton’s PM block class. WEEKEND, from page 1

Twinkle Light Parade, Saturday, Dec. 5 The 14th annual Twinkle Light Holiday Parade runs down Forks Avenue at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored and staged by JT’s Sweet Stuffs. Floats and other creations are decorated with festive lights and Santa is the star. This year the parade is even bigger! The staging area for participants will be along “C” Street.

Tree Lighting Ceremony, about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 As the Twinkle Light parade

He was chosen by the teachers because he strives to not only do what is expected but to rise above that expectation. His school spirit is infectious, and those around him respond to his positive attitude. William’s personality is cheerful to all, especially his lab teammates! He enjoys science and hanging out with his friends at school. When he’s not at school, he likes to play video games, hang out with friends, and listen to music. Madison Carlson is the daughter of Chuck and Pura Carlson. She’s an eighth-grade student in Mr. Burton’s PM

block. Madison was chosen student of the month because she works hard to maintain excellence in her academics. Her upbeat and quirky personality brings a smile to the faces of those around her. Madison is very focused on doing quality work in science. She looks forward to math and lunch during the school day. Her favorite things to do outside of school are riding horses, ice skating and skiing. ​ Congratulations to the ​November Students of the Month who received a certificate, a Spartan water bottle​and a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble. Students were honored with their parents at a lunch at school​compliments of Soroptimists International of the Olympic Rain Forest.

ends, the official Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin in The Triangle at Forks Avenue and Sol Duc Way. The tree features wooden ornaments hand-painted by school children. Carolers will entertain as some lucky person flips a switch and lights the tree.

Moonlight Madness, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6

Need a warm-up before, during or after the parade? Shop the Bazaar and enjoy free cookies and hot chocolate at the Nazarene Church on Sol Duc Way from 6-8 p.m.

year’s Forks Festival of Trees is “My Favorite Things.” This event showcases the amazing creativity of West End tree decorators and money from the auction of the trees goes to Soroptimist-sponsored charities. This year the trees will be on display at the Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave., on: Saturday, Dec. 5 1 p.m. Open House with lots of fun and music 7 p.m. Open during Moonlight Madness Sunday, Dec. 6 Doors open at 1 p.m. The live auction of trees and wreaths starts at 2 p.m.

Local merchants open their doors to holiday shoppers. Come out and enjoy the specials and visit with friends.

Festival of Trees, Church of the Saturday-Sunday, Nazarene Open House Dec. 5-6 Sponsored by the Soroptimist and Bazaar International of the Olympic Saturday, Dec. 5 Rain Forest, the theme for this


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My Journey to Health by Warren Vigill By Jane Hielman “On September 15th this year — all my joints was aching, they were sore. I knew I was taking too much sugar; a lady in Granite Falls spoke to my pain and told me that I needed to make changes. I did. I was too sore.” Warren told me. “That’s when I started drinking warm lemon water in the mornings and a cup of warm water with two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar each day. I cut out all processed foods, my favorite was pizza, donuts and candy bars — I lost my memory for them and energy drinks and pop. They just don’t do it for me, even though I had been doing it since 1998! I have been tobacco free for two weeks now! I gave up alcohol eight years ago; I learned I had to get over the different depression and help myself out. After my 21st drinkin’ I was done. I just knew it was not the right way to go and I saw my parents so hurt. It took four days to recover, no personal injury, just personal growth. When I am stressed, I go work out, lift weights, walk, go for a bike ride, listen to music, it all helps a lot. What makes me happy? Well, being around my family and friends, they respect my changes. I have lost 15 pounds and some of my friends have gotten off sugar because of me, they are noticing a bigger difference. They know they have more energy than they had before; they are stopping processed foods and stuff! I am leading two of my friends to be happier. I am in less trouble now and I really love that. My moods are not so heavy — they are way better now! The Wellness Center in Neah Bay helps quite a lot. I get acupuncture and physical therapy, a massage therapy every two weeks I get the acupuncture. I love the Wellness Center. It is calming; everybody is always in a good mood. Friendly, asking me how I’m doing. That is important. The workers there are respectful! That is one of my biggest things. Respect! Getting away from all that processed food, when I think back on it I know it is EVIL! The body can’t process it! I think I thought I was a garbage can! It changes who you are, messes with the chemicals in your brain and makes you not the same person! I first felt this when I was in fourth or fifth grade, I started looking for food for comfort. I was bullied a lot. Bullying is not a good thing — it

makes you feel down on yourself, it hurts people. Makes you see ‘the top’ of the world that the bully has. It makes you look for inner peace — but while you are being bullied you can’t find it! They take your power! They are all strung out now on drugs. Me? I’m looking up! I’m the winner — I found my inner peace in 2011! The Photosynthesis Festival helped me to do this. There was no pointing of fingers, no one cared how you dressed, how you smelled, everybody was all one.

So now I follow them around. That is where I got my new information. That is how I changed my life! I have pride in being one with myself! I am slowly seeing my life purpose revealing itself. There is a lot more spiritual, helping others. Respect, what I am doing to better myself, more understanding of simplicity. Life is simple! Lot more simple now than when I was drinking energy drinks, pop, cigarettes, getting away from all that brought me back, snapped me back into the real world! I now don’t need drama anymore. I’m over the point where I’m not looking from something new to boost the energy. I now choose my changes! I am happy with me! Going back is not a choice. I know at that point that the past is done!” Congratulations Warren, I am so pleased that you can share your story.

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Last week Miles Lawson, Clallam Bay Corrections Center, delivered teddy bears to Nicole Kniep and Amanda Ellis at Forks Abuse. The bears are from a program called “Bears Behind Bars.” Inmates at CBCC sew the bears as a way to give back. The bears will be used to comfort children that are affected by abuse. The bears also are a way to thank Forks Abuse for its support given to inmates that are victims of sexual assault while incarcerated. Lawson said, “Some of these guys will never get out, some have sewing skills and some learn. The inmates also sew other items that are sold and the money goes back in to the program for materials. We also accept donations of material for the program.” Forks Abuse provides shelter, advocacy-based counseling and preventative services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Victims of crime also receive advocacy-based counseling, legal assistance and referrals. For more information about donating material and sewing supplies to the program, call 360-963-3228. Photo Christi Baron

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West End Business and Professional Association would like to thank YOU for shopping in Forks. Remember when shopping Moonlight Madness or anytime this holiday season, to ask for your Blue Tickets. Bring them to Rainforest Arts Center at 1:00pm each Saturday until Christmas and you could win Santa Bucks.


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Olympic Corrections Center Holds Instructor Recognition Event

By Rob Zakula Jr., Olympic Corrections Center via Darla DePew, OCC Public Information Officer On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Olympic Corrections Center hosted a special recognition event for all in-service instructors at the camp’s Performance and Development Center. Facilitated by Superintendent John Aldana and training manager Jamie Kerschner, the event acknowledged all 16 instructors’ contributions during the 2014-2015 in-service cycle and welcomed in the 2016 training year. Aldana reflected a mission of staff development through outcomes and measures, in

coordination with Results Washington and Results DOC. He discussed offender management strategies, corrections sociology, professional workplace behaviors and continuous learning. Aldana mentioned the importance of instruction directly correlating to the work performed by staff. He spoke of the significance of staff development as a priority for the facility and agency to meet the evolution of the environment and changing offender populations, as well as cited the initiatives of evidence-based and performance outcomes/ measures and prison safety. Kerschner detailed the prior

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Front row: Gretchen Pegram, Brad Carstensen, Marc Thomas, John Aldana and Ginger Price; back row: Aaron Whiting, Jamie Kerschner, Tim Hull, Matt Madrid, Rick Mate, Warren Johnson, Rob Zakula and Rick Gooding. Not pictured: Tim Wade, Tonya Pleines, Jason Bennett and Lori Lawson.

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All-staff classroom instruction achieved 100 percent compliance, which included evidence-based practices, diversity and professionalism, and emergency response. Aldana presented all inservice instructors with coins and certificates denoting the courses they had taught. He then challenged recipients to reflect on their greatest challenges as instructors


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Emily’s Contest By Emily Ehorn Hello Everyone, I know it’s been a very long time since the last time I wrote. I have been trying to, but every time I have something I forget or it’s too late to turn it in. This week I have something I want to talk about. First, I would like to have a contest. Recently, I made a book called “8 Reasons I Should Have a Pet Pig.” The reason why is because I have always wanted a pet pig. So I want you to make a book or poster and give eight reasons why you want __________ (the animal you want). Please turn it into me at school (fourth grade Intermediate School), or the Forks Forum office, 490 S. Forks Ave. The due date is Dec. 18. There will be three winners. The prize is to be able to write a story in my column of this newspaper for a week each. Remember to add your first and last name, phone number and address. Thank you for your time, have a great week.

Salmon season on the Sol Duc River extended through Dec. 15 to allow retention of hatchery coho

On Nov. 18, at the West End Youth League Banquet, the Michael Burge Sportsmanship Award was presented to six members of the league’s football teams. Winners were Landon Thomas, Kenny Daman, Ryan Anderson, Mike Dunn, Tyler Whidden and Kevin Camacho. Michael’s sisters Brooklynn and Mila also helped out with the presentation. Submitted Photo

Summer Island Press at the Forks Library Summer Island Press is a nonprofit educational organization that offers outdoor youth activities, wilderness training skills and publications of fiction and non-fiction for ages 4-18. The Summer Island Team will be in Forks on Tuesday, Dec. 8, and Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Forks Library. On Dec. 8 learn how to put together

your own emergency “bug out bag” from noon5:30 and again Dec. 9 from 4-5 p.m. Come learn about unusual creatures, when excerpts from the book “Sassy Pants Learns about Strange Creatures” are shared on Dec. 8, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. There will be fun, prizes and most of all books!

for the Sol Duc River. Information contact: Mike Gross, District 16 fish biologist, 360)-249-1210.


ACTION: Salmon retention in the sport fishery on the Sol Duc River is scheduled to end Nov. 30. This action extends the salmon season to allow harvest of hatchery coho on the Sol Duc River through Dec. 15. The daily bag limit for salmon during this period will be: minimum size 14 inches; daily limit 2 hatchery coho (marked with a clipped adipose fin); release all wild coho, chinook and wild steelhead.

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SPECIES AFFECTED: Returning hatchery fall coho. Location: The Sol Duc River downstream of the hatchery. Reason for action: Coho brood stock needs at the Sol Duc Hatchery have been met and a late push of coho up the Sol Duc River has resulted in surplus hatchery (adipose fin clipped) coho in the Sol Duc River below the hatchery. The Sol Duc is open for trout and steelhead fishing, and this action allows anglers to retain hatchery coho through Dec. 15. On Dec, 16, the regulations will revert to those indicated in the 2015-2016 “Washington Sport Fishing Rules” pamphlet


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Community Calendar Driver Licensing Office, 421 Fifth Ave. Open Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., closed for lunch 1-2 p.m. 374-6440.



9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open Jam - All are welcome at the Three Sisters of Clallam ( the big green building)


6:30 p.m. – Quillayute Valley PTA, FMS library. 7 p.m. – Emblem Club 488, Forks Elks Lodge.


4 p.m. – Prevention Works! Telelink to Forks, mental health facility, Bogachiel Way. 5:30 p.m. potluck - Quillayute Valley Grange, 130 W. Division St. Questions, 374-6054 6 p.m. – B.R.I.D.G.E.S. to Parents Voice, West End Outreach, 530 Bogachiel Way. Vienna Medina, 374-9691. 7 p.m. – West End Youth

League, Pacific Pizza back room, public is welcome. 7 p.m. – Klahanie Koi Club, various locations, 374-6843. 7:30 p.m. – Forks City Council, Council Chambers, Forks City Hall.


6 p.m. – Friends of Forks Library – Forks Library.


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


6:30 p.m. – Fletcher-Wittenborn Post #9106 Bingo, Post home on Spartan Ave.


6 p.m. – QVSD Board of Directors, District Office board room. 6 p.m. – Forks Elementary School PTO, Elementary School Lunchroom. Public welcome!


Noon – West End Historical Society, JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 327-3318. 6:30 p.m. – Piecemakers Quilt

Calvary Chapel


Church Service D I R E C T O RY Church of the Nazarene

Clallam Bay Church of Christ

First Baptist Church


Meeting at 451 5th Street, Forks

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

First Congregational Church (U.C.C.)

Pastor Warren Johnson 374-5319 Church Adult Sunday School ..........10:00 AM Worship Service ................. 11:00 AM

52 Pioneer Street • Clallam Bay 374-9184 • Fr. Paul Brunet, Pastor Mass • Sunday, 11:00 AM Holy Days, 5:00 PM

St. Swithin’s Episcopal Church



Fr. Paul Brunet Saturday/Sabado Misa en Español 6:00 PM 374-9184 Sunday ........................................... 8:30 AM 511 5th Ave. Wednesday .....................................5:30 PM Thursday .......................................12:05 PM Friday .........12:05 PM Adoration following Benediction ....................................5:45 PM Holy Days ........................................7:00PM


Forks Bible Church

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. Anne Catholic Church - Forks

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 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)

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

Forks Assembly of God 81 Huckleberry Ln. • 374-6909


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

Clallam Bay Presbyterian Church 1209517


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

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


St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Mission


Communion, Singing, Prayer



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


11:30 a.m. – Forks Timber Museum, Umpqua (Sterling Bank), Linda 374-9663. 6:30 p.m. – Relay for Life, Forks Hospital Adminstration Conference Room. 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - North Pacific Coast Lead Entity for Salmon Restoration (NPCLE), U. W. Olympic Natural Resources Center, Hemlock Forest Room, 1455 S. Forks Ave., Forks, WA


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


11:30 a.m. – The Caring Place, a pregnancy resource center, 3745010. 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. 6 p.m. – Bingo Forks Elks Lodge, Merchant Road 7 p.m. – Fire Dept. volunteers, Forks, Beaver and Quillayute fire halls.


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

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

Club, Forks Baptist Church. No meetings in December.

963-2436 Worship Service �������������� 11:00 AM Sunday School������������������� 9:30 AM

To advertise your church call 374-3311!

9:30 a.m. – MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers), Forks Assembly of God. 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.


5 p.m. – Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, 71 N. Spartan Ave. 6 p.m. – QVPRD meeting, Community Center. 7 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 1467, Forks Congregational Church, Scoutmaster Ron Anderson, 3742489.


1:30 p.m. – Bogachiel Garden Club, Community Center, Forks, 374-2437. 7 p.m. – West End Sportsmen Club, Sportsmen Club Road. 6401497


7:30 a.m. – West End Business & Professional Association, DNR Conference Room.


5 p.m. - West Olympic Council for the Arts, ICN Building. 5:30 p.m. – Soroptimists of the Olympic Rain Forest business meeting, Forks Congregational Church. 7 p.m. – West End Thunder Car Club, Forks Fire Hall.


Noon – West End Historical Society, JT’s Sweet Stuffs. 7 p.m. – Fletcher-Wittenborn Post #9106 & Aux., Post home on Spartan Ave.


11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Far West

Art League, Forks Library. 11:30 a.m. – The Caring Place, pregnancy resource center, 3745010. 5-7 p.m. – Thursday Night Knitters, Forks Library. 6 p.m. – Hoh Healing Circle and potluck, Hoh Tribal office. 7 p.m. – Forksestra Rehearsal, Forks Library, 374-6233. 7 p.m. – Sportsmen’s Club bingo Noon – Women’s suppor t group, Hoh Tribal Center. Forks Abuse Program, Linda, 374-6411. 7 p.m. – Overeaters Anonymous Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry, Forks. 7 p.m. – Rainy Day Gamers, ICN Building.


2 p.m. – Team Work, N.A., next to West End Outreach. Contact Ashley 360-207-9346


7 p.m. – Forks American Legion Post 106, Old Forest Service Building, Division and Maple


3:30 p.m. – B.R.I.D.G.E.S. to Parents Voice, West End Outreach.


Emblem Club Prime Rib dinner third Saturday of each month Forks Elks Lodge.



3 p.m. – T.O.P.S., Clallam Bay Presbyterian Church. 7 p.m. – Texas Hold’em Tournament, Clallam Bay/Sekiu Lions Club.

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

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

EVERY TUESDAY 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.


Noon – Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce, speaker meeting, Sekiu Community Center. 10 a.m. – noon – New Hope Food Bank is open. 5 p.m. – Co-op Board open to members at the Co-op Eatery. 6 p.m. – Clallam Bay-Sekiu Sewer Advisory Board, Cape Flattery School District Administrative Office, Snob Hill.

THIRD WEDNESDAY 1:30 p.m. – Bogachiel Garden Club, Community Center, Forks, 374-2437.

FOURTH WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. - noon – New Hope Food Bank is open.


6 p.m. – Music Jam at the Co-op.

EVERY THURSDAY 6 p.m. – Learn Guitar tabulator at the Co-op.

EVERY FRIDAY Noon – West End Seniors potluck lunch, Sekiu Community Center.

SECOND SATURDAY 11 a.m. – C.A.T. Community Action Team, Sekiu Community Center.

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.

SECOND FRIDAY 7 p.m. – Forks American Legion, VFW, 110 S. Spartan Ave.



Noon – Women’s suppor t group, Forks Abuse 374-2273.



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


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


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


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


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, 327-3323.


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


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.


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.



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It’s in the mail

By Christi Baron With the holiday season here, it is the time we think about mailing cards and packages. These days we expect things to get where we want them to go with no problem and pretty fast, even the next day. The first mail service to Forks was on foot and back, from Pysht around Cape Flattery. It was a six-week round trip for the lone carrier. Later on with a trail through Clallam Bay, pack horses were used, fording the rivers and swimming during high water. Packages were limited to four pounds. One time Mr. Ford received a pair of boots in two separate mailings with intervals


of several months between each boot. Once many small post offices were prevalent on the West End. Some of the names still are with us but many are long forgotten. Some of the post offices that formerly functioned but were eventually discontinued include places like Shillabaugh, near Burnt Mountain, Old Sappho, near the Guy Lesure home, Shuwah, some distance from the Lake Creek Bridge, Pins on the Hoh River, eight miles up from the mouth, were all discontinued over 100 years ago. Bogachiel, near the site of an old suspension foot bridge, Bucyrus, on Dickey Lake, and Seims-Carey near where the Beaver Post office is today were discontinued in the 19-teens.


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Restaurant and grocery Experienced Management position open. Good public relations, must pass background check. Bring resume to Ruby or Donna at Three Rivers Resort.

UNITED QUALITY COOPERATIVE at Parshall / New Town ND is seeking a qualified CEO / General Manager. This is a multi-location energy, grain, agronomy, and farm retail cooperative with sales of $350 million. Business degree and or successful agricultural business management experience desired. To Apply: For more info contact Larr y Fuller, 701-2209775 or Email

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F O R K S : A p t . 1 b r. , adults only, walk in closet, all kitchen appliances. $500. First/last/ damage deposit. 50 Ash Ave. (360)374-7474. F O R K S : A p t . 1 b r. , adults only, walk in closet, all kitchen appliances a n d W / D. $ 5 1 5 . First/last/damage deposit. 50 Ash Ave. (360)374-7474. FORKS: Apt. 2 br., 2 ba., 2 walk in closets, all appliances including W / D . $ 9 7 5 . First/last/damage deposit. 50 Ash Ave. (360)374-7474. Motorhomes

H/D, ‘05 Dyna Wide Glide, blk with lots of chrome, lots of aftermarket stuff + extras. $9,500. (360)461-4189. H O N DA : ‘ 8 3 V F 7 5 0 , $1,500. (360)457-0253 evenings. SUZUKI: ‘05 Boulevard C50. Like new. 800cc, extras. $4,250. (360)461-2479 Automobiles Classics & Collectibles

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TIFFIN: ‘04, Phaeton, 40’, diesel, 4 slides, full kitchen, W/D, enclosed shower, 2nd vanity in br., auto jacks, duel AC, generator, inverter, pullout basement storage, back up camera, lots of i n s i d e s t o ra g e, gr e a t condition. $59,950. Sequim. (720)635-4473.

CADILLAC: ‘85, Eldorado Biarritz, clean inside and out. 109k ml. $3,800. (360)681-3339. MAZDA: ‘88, RX 7, convertable, nice, fresh motor and tans. $7,000. (360)477-5308 Automobiles Others

ACURA: ‘98 Model 30. 171K mi. Loaded. Runs good, looks good. ‘02 27’ Shasta Camp $2,300. 681-4672 trailer : Never used, in A U T O I N S U R A N C E storage, $12,000 obo. S TA R T I N G AT $ 2 5 / 1995 Nomad, 18 ft. in MONTH! Call 877-929s t o r a g e , $ 4 0 0 0 9397 (360)765-3372 FORD : ‘05 Focus Hatch UTILITY TRAILER: ‘02, back. Clean and reliable, Aztex. 6X8. $700. 122K mi. $5,500 obo. (360)460-2855 (360)912-2225 Tents & Travel Trailers

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Legal Notices - General SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER VACANCY The Quillayute Valley School District Board of Directors would like to invite individuals to apply for the position of Board of Directors for District No. 02. For general district boundaries, please call QVSD at 374-6262 ext. 267.

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To be eligible, a candidate must be: (1) a citizen of Washington State and the United States; (2) a registered voter and reside within the boundaries of the Director District they are filing for, and (3) over the age of 18. School Board Directors oversee a budget in excess of $28 million, with responsibility for policy and governance of our local schools as well as Insight School of Washington. School board members help our students and our schools reach challenging federal and state standards while maintaining local control.

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HYUNDAI: ‘09 Sonata, 79K miles, Auto, 1 owner, no smoking. $6,800. (509)731-9008 Hyundai: ‘97 Sonata, 4 door sedan, clean, $1,800. (360)379-5757 SATURN: ‘02 L200 sedan. 198k miles, runs good. $1,500. (360)4619559 or 461-9558 TOYOTA : ‘ 9 8 C a m r y, 217K ml. 2 owner car. $3,700/obo. (360)928-9645 Yo u c o u l d s ave o ve r $500 off your auto insurance. It only takes a few minutes. Save 10% by adding proper ty to quote. Call Now! 1-888498-5313

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FORD: ‘99, F350, 5.4 Tr i t o n V 8 , a u t o m a t i c, c a n o p y, 1 7 2 k m l . $6,000. (360)928-2099. GMC: ‘91 2500. Long bed, auto. 4x2, body is straight. $3,700 obo. (360)683-2455

SUZUKI: ‘87 Samari. 5 speed, 4x4, ex. tires, ex. cond., many new parts. $4200. (360)385-7728

PLYMOUTH: ‘95 Van, new tires, brakes, shocks, struts, etc. $2,899. (360)207-9311

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Newspaper FORD: ‘00 Windstar, SuSport Utility Vehicles perb. 138K miles, mainAvailable 24/7 at Others tenance, records avail. CHEVY: ‘09 HHR, 85K $2200. (360)681-4250 miles, ex. cond. towable. $6,800, (360)670-6421 JEEP: ‘01 Grand Cherokee, runs good, clean, good tires. $3850. (360)683-8799 KIA: ‘08 Rondo LX V6, low miles. Auto., loaded runs great. $5,800/obo. (360)460-1207 NISSAN: ‘00 Exterra XE 4x4. Runs great, has all t h e ex t ra s, n ew Toyo tires and custom alloy wheels. Must see! 271K miles. Want to trade for 101 and Deer Park Rd, Port Angeles • 1-888-813-8545 commuter car, must be reliable and economical. (360)477-2504 eves.


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Final notice is hereby given to the following ow n e r s o f h o u s e h o l d goods and other items presently stored at the Forks Mini Storage, 121 So. Elderberr y, Public Sale on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Forks, WA. These goods will be sold at 10-10:30 AM, unless account is satisfied. Highest bid takes all in unit. All bids subject to Washington State sales tax. Call Lunsford Real Estate & Property Management 360-3743141. Angie Incardona Gary Oliver Chris Charles Stacie Auila Robert Muehlhausen JR Willey Gilley Pickup Trucks PUB: FF November 26, Others December 3, 2015 Legal No. 669751 CHEV: ‘02, Avalanche 1/2 ton, 5.3 L, tow pkg, 4x4, air bags. leather, Automobiles excellent in and out. 84k Others mi., $12,500/obo. CHRY: ’04 PT Cruiser - ( 9 0 7 ) 2 0 9 - 4 9 4 6 o r 77K Miles, loaded, pow- (360)504-2487 er roof, new tires, looks CHEVY: ‘89 Silverado, great, runs great, clean, full bed, 74K miles, new s t r o n g , s a fe, r e l i a bl e tires, runs great. $2500. transportation. call and (360)504-1949 leave message $5,200. FORD: ‘08 Ranger. 4 (360)457-0809 door, 4x4 with canopy, stick shift. $14,500. (360)477-2713


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