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Construction to begin on DNR headquarters in Forks Sustainably designed building will replace shop lost to fire

Construction is slated to begin next week on a replacement shop and warehouse on the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Olympic Region headquarters in Forks. The building will replace one destroyed in a fire on Jan. 2, 2013. The building is central to DNR’s operations in the Olympic Region as the hub for the agency’s recreation and wildfire prevention programs and as a shop for vehicle, technology and equipment maintenance and repair. These functions have been housed in converted meeting rooms, storage units and Conex trailers. “Our staff has come up with some creative ways to get our crucial work done without impacting day-to-day operations,” said Susan Trettevik, DNR’s Olympic Region manager. “Having a permanent building will allow us to turn that focus toward the landscapes and communities we serve.” Port Angeles firm Hoch Construction was awarded a $2.1 million contract to build the new shop. The new building is expected to open in August 2016. Designed by Lawhead Architects of Bellevue, the building is expected to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED standards, meaning it has been designed to conserve water and electricity. A fire, believed to have been started by faulty electrical wiring, destroyed the previous shop. Built in 1959, the structure housed several full-time employees, seasonal firefighting crews, a fleet of 90 light fleet vehicles and 30 pieces of heavy equipment, including fire engines. Washington legislators appropriated DNR the funding to rebuild the shop in 2014 and 2015. The state’s general fund will be reimbursed $1.1 million from DNR’s insurance.

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 the Rainshadow Ringers hand bell choir, directed by Cheryl Winney, with special music by Janeen Kelm on the harp. Also sharing a selection of Christmas music will be the Forkestra. Admission is by donation of a non-perishable food item or cash donation to the Forks Food Bank. Everyone is welcome.




It is not only the holiday season but apparently also the scam season. On Monday, a Forks resident received a frantic call from a young man claiming to be the woman’s relative (grandson). Saying he had been in an accident and needed money fast, the scammer even put his “lawyer” on the phone to work out the details. The woman was told to go to Outfitters and use the Western Union Service to send the money. The scammers called back several times to make the arrangements and the last time the woman’s daughter, who was now in the loop about what was going on, answered the phone instead of her mother. In between the scammers’ phone calls the daughter had contacted relatives just to be certain everyone was OK. Needless to say the scammer got an earful and the Forks Police Department also was contacted. Scammers know that when a relative is injured, arrested or suf-


fers some other kind of setback and calls pleading for money to be transferred by wire, your instincts tell you to help. When the situation is urgent, criminals know you’re likely to spring into action. But don’t. Here’s why: Once you wire money, you will not get it back. What’s called “the grandparent scam,” and its many variations, is going strong. In fact, such schemes are growing more sophisticated. The dollar figures involved are increasing, too. A Sammamish couple lost nearly $90,000 over several days to a caller whom they believed was their grandson. The call might be random and the scammer will expertly fake his way through the call, picking up cues from you, including your grandchild’s name. If you get a call like this, be skeptical, ask questions, such as a pet’s name, or where they were born, ask for a phone number, if it is really an emergency they



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FORKS AT CENTER OF IMPORTANT REGION DNR’s Olympic Region includes the counties of Clallam, Jefferson and the northwest portion of Grays Harbor County. The region includes 371,000 acres of state forest, agriculture, urban and conservation lands, including the Olympic Experimental State Forest. In this forest DNR explores methods to meet the needs of wildlife through sustainable timber harvest practices. Staff also oversee forest practices and lead wildfire prevention and fighting efforts on state and private forest land throughout the region.

Santa Claus made the trip to Forks to join in on the JT’s Sweet Stuffs sponsored Twinkle Light Parade Saturday night down Forks Avenue. Photo by Lonnie Archibald More weekend photos pages 9 and 11.


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Longest Night Service

Forks Weather Report By Jerry R. King Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2015 Date High 11/30 42 12/01 50 12/02 51 12/03 55 12/04 49 12/05 48 12/06 52

Low Rainfall 22 0.06 40 0.58 41 1.00 45 2.44 42 0.30 43 1.10 47 2.36

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Forks Dec. Weather Facts: High Temp 71° on Dec. 21, 1972 Low Temp. 3° on Dec. 28, 1968 Average High Temp. 46° Average low temp. 35° High Rainfall 40.12 in 1979 Low Rainfall, 4.33 in 1914 Average Rainfall 18.82 High Day Rainfall 8.00 Dec. 9, 1956 High Snowfall 36.00 in 1964

Dear Editor, The Congregational Church will be holding its Longest Night Service on Sunday Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. This is a hard time of the year when days are getting shorter and the holiday season is upon us and we are supposed to be happy and cheerful. But for many in our community this is not a happy time of the year, maybe it is the first Christmas without a loved one. Or maybe you have lost someone in the past and this time of year brings feelings of loneliness, having to take care of a family member that is sick or in and out of the hospital, loss of employment or just feeling empty inside. This is a reassuring time to get together and know that you are not alone. There are people that love you and support you on your life journey no matter where you might be. I wanted to get this out early so community members would have time to get an ornament to hang on the memory tree. Members of our community have been putting ornaments on this tree since 1993. If you bring an ornament to put on the tree, please write on it so in future years, when we put

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Barney has Retired

Dear Editor, On the occasion of my retiring from the Windfall Thrift Store (and speaking also for the Forks Abuse Program as well as myself) I wish to express deepest gratitude to the folks of Forks for your generosity, your patronage and in many instances, your

Barney on his last day at Windfall. Photo Christi Baron

friendship. The respect, laughs and incredible honesty that I have been afforded during my five years of waiting on you at the store have given me the

most satisfying work experience I have ever had — period. Imagine having only one check bounce and just two failed promises-to-pay-later happen while I was behind the counter! Amazing! Anyway, thanks so much everyone for helping support the Forks Abuse Program through your donations to and patronage of Windfall and thank you also for the distinct pleasure of serving you. Thanks, too, to Randy Simmons and Bob Otis for your company and ceaseless volunteer efforts. Happy trails and best wishes from Mary and me and everyone at the Forks Abuse Program for a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year. Very Sincerely, Barney Munger

Court Report The following people were fined $100 or more and/or received jail sentences when they appeared in Clallam County District II Court in Forks: Michael Mansfield was fined $500 and sentenced to 90 days of jail with 45 days suspended for Driving With License Suspended Third Degree and was fined $500 and sentenced to 90 days of jail with 0 days suspended for Driving With License

Suspended Third Degree. Robert Taylor Sr., was fined $500 and sentenced to 364 days of jail with 359 days suspended for Assault and was fined $150 and sentenced to 364 days of jail with 363 days suspended for Shoplifting. Arthur Akuna was fined $250 and sentenced to 364 days of jail with 357 days suspended for Violation of No Contact Order.

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TLAC meeting set A Trust Lands Advisory Committee meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, in the commissioner’s boardroom, Room 106, at the Clallam County Courthouse. Items listed in the agenda include nominations and appointment of officers, consideration of additional committee members and future meeting scheduling. A draft work plan may be distributed at the meeting.

Donald (Don) Fred Markham November 29, 2015

Pat Soderlind, Forks Food Bank, recently received a check for $983.34 from Bruce Paul, Forks Outfitters, for funds collected at the store from donations made by customers at the check-out stands. Outfitters customers also donated $480 toward the purchase of bagged Thanksgiving meals that were donated to the Forks Food Bank. Photo Christi Baron

OCC crew helps in the storm

In the morning hours of Nov. 12, 2015, Catherine Edwards, executive director of the Hoh Tribe, contracted the Olympic Corrections Center for assistance with sandbagging. Combined with high winds, heavy rain and an estimated 20-foot surf, a succession of storms had backed up the Hoh River near the reservation. The Pacific Ocean was experiencing high waves, pounding surf and super soaker rain events, causing the river to overflow its banks and threaten homes on tribal land with flooding. Superintendent John Aldana authorized emergency assistance and Shift Commander James O’Hara mobilized a response where Officer Steve Shaw was deployed with a crew of nine offenders who volunteered to assist in the effort. Aldana and Correctional Program Manager Jason Bennett traveled to the site and took in the magnitude and force of


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the ocean and its impact on the residential areas. In a driving rain and wind event, the facility staff, offender crew and Hoh Tribe Maintenance Department staff member Lester Fisher came together to fill bags and create barriers around affected homes. Aldana stated, “As good public stewards and whether it is a wildland fire, a landslide, flooding event or lending logistical support, we always come together with our partners and our communities to assist in protecting people, homes and the environment.” The superintendent added, “The offender work crews tirelessly labor to accom-

THANK YOU We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our four children and their families, our extended family and our wonderful friends for making the celebration of our 50 years together such a memorable evening. Thank you also to Curt and Carolyn and the crew of Self’s Catering for the delicious food we all enjoyed so much.

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plish the mission at hand and for a moment in time they shed the stigma of being a convicted felon and surface as emergency responders. As such they give so much back to the communities.” On Nov. 18, as a result of successive damaging storms, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency for all areas that had been impacted by the force and magnitude of these weather events.

Celebración a la Virgen de Guadalupe

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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Longtime Forks resident Donald (Don) Fred Markham died with his wife Doris at his side on November 29, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the age of 81. His death was unexpected; his immediate family was fortunate to be able to spend his last couple of days surrounding him, talking with him, giving him affection, praying with him, and loving in the same unconditional manner which he

had loved them. Don was born to Arthur Roy Markham and Dorothy Georgina Nelson in Colby, Kitsap County, Washington. Don grew up with his mother, father, and aunts while attending South Kitsap High School where he played football until graduation in 1953. He spent two years in the army before joining the Corps of Engineers and then the United States Forest Service where he retired as a Civil Engineer in 1994. Don was a lover of the outdoors, animals, hiking, mountainroad drives, country and western music, and spending time with his family. He was a kind and gentle soul; everyone who knows Don speaks of his warm smiles, pleasant demeanor, bright and funny personality and overall kindness that made him adored by so many people. Don stayed active after retirement by volunteering for the Forks Assembly of God, delivering the Peninsula Daily News, and going back to Engineering while working for Skillings-Connolly Engineering out of Lacey. Doris, whom me married in 1960, described him as the greatest man that she’s ever known and as the best surprise of her life (neither of them having imagined, when they met each other, marrying and staying happy for 55 years!) Don was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Roy Markham, Mother, Dorothy Nelson, Brother Roy Markham and Grandson James Markham. He is survived by his loving wife Doris; his son Roger Allen Markham; daughters Rhonda (Markham) Sinex and Lori Markham; his adopted Alex (born Kenneth Donald Markham); as well as his estranged children Edna Marie (Markham) Klahn and Donald James “Butch” Markham. Don also had many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who were the joy and light of his life! Don and Doris moved to the midwest in 2006, eventually settling in Henderson, Minnesota. Therefore, there will be a small gathering to remember Don in Henderson, Minnesota and a larger wake/celebration of life on the Olympic Peninsula with his wife, family, and close friends on a date that is to be determined. At his wish no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, a donation should be made in his honor to the American Cancer Societies Relay for Life, at relay. Don’s Facebook page has been memorialized as a tribute/ legacy page and can be easily found and accessed for anyone who wishes to share memories about him.

THE REAL FORKS Puffin review

By Christy Rasmussen-Ford A few weeks ago, I stood outside the new Puffin Store and watched a pizza delivery car pull up. I thought to myself, “Well, isn’t that ironic?! Someone at THIS store has the munchies? That column is going to write itself!” And just why was I standing outside a store that sells all things marijuana? Let me start from the beginning … Occasionally, my friends and I like to get together to take a break away from our kids … and then spend the entire evening talking about our kids. If for some reason we are not talking about our kids, we probably are just looking through our phones to find a pictures of our kids to show each other. We’re ridiculous. Anyway, on the evening of the munchies incident, we decided to spend our “time away” at the new Puffin on 101 Café. Walking in, I was surprised that the inside of the building didn’t look as familiar as I expected it to. Then again, the last time I was in there was to celebrate my 21st birthday … two weeks after my birthday by the way, because my appendix tried to kill me then. Back to the point though, the inside of the new restaurant is very nice. The owners did a really nice job on the place. The food was really good too! However, I should mention that I would never make a good food critic. I like food. All food. I will eat anything … with the exception of any type of liver. I just don’t see how any good can come of eating a filter system. Once we were done with a very delicious dinner (that didn’t include liver), we decided to check out the store upstairs. None of us are partakers in the products they sell, but we wanted to look around anyway. The first part of the store is a gift shop, but there is a door that separates the boys from the men. Literally. There was an ID-Checker-Outer there. That’s the technical term for one who checks ID’s by the way. My friends all had their ID’s, but I generally leave mine in my car. I told everyone, “I’ll be right back. My ID is in my car.” My ID was not in my car. I instantly flash-backed to the 2,349 times when, carded as a minor, I tried to use that lame excuse. Somehow, here I was again, swearing my ID was in the car … but at 31 years old. I was very embarrassed until I realized that, as a 31-year old, there are worse things than someone assuming you are under 21. Side note: He probably just asks everyone to show ID because it’s a new store, but I’m going to pretend that he thought I was a minor. I told my friends I would just wait outside for them. “We’ll be out in a minute!” they replied. 33.7 minutes later they returned. I have no idea why they took so long in there, but I did hear one of them offering $40 for a piece of pizza. Ha ha, I’m totally KIDDING! She offered $50. E-mail for questions, comments or to get a free review for your restaurant. Liver sellers need not apply. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR POLICY

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The University of Washington’s Olympic Natural Resources Center and me

By Deric Kettel

Has it really been 20 years already? I’ve been asking myself that since July … July 12 of this summer to be exact. It wasn’t until a couple of months ago when I received a 20-year continuous service award that it all became real. Back in June of 1995, I had no idea that the University of Washington was even building a facility out here. I’m still not sure why I didn’t know about the construction up on the hill then, perhaps I didn’t read the paper as much as I do now or maybe nobody wrote about it much. Or maybe I just had my head in the sand, I’m not sure what the reason was. Before coming to the University of Washington I was working for the Forks Community Hospital in maintenance and saw a lot of changes there. It was during that time that the new surgery suite as well as the new radiology department along with the new ER and labs were constructed. The new generator also was installed while I was working there. Lots of changes, however a new change was about to take place. Right around the beginning of June of 1995, my wife and her sister-in-law were hired by the general contractor to come in as construction was being finalized to clean up the place. They were just starting a janitorial business and this was their first big job. Truth be told, and I will get into trouble if I don’t mention this, but the reason I was hired here at the ONRC was because of my wife. She lets me know it a few times a year just to keep me humble. While cleaning up here, the construction foreman mentioned to her that the university was getting ready to post the position for the maintenance mechanic here at the facility. She brought me home an application and said, “You should go for it.” So as I filled it out it dawned on me “What if I got the job”? If I took this job, it would be the first time I had ever left another place of employment to take another job. All of the places I have worked at since graduat-

Deric Kettel, in his office at the ONRC, with his 20-year certificate of recognition from the University of Washington. Photo Christi Baron

ing in 1982 either closed or the job ended. I came up here with the application I had filled out and met the then director, dropped it off and really not expecting to hear much back, I looked around for a few minutes and went home. I got a call the next week to come for an interview, I was pretty nervous as most of us are, but I got through it and again I left not really expecting to hear much, and then three days later I got a call and was offered the job, and the rest as they say is history. I had mixed feelings about leaving the local hospital. I mean, what if I was quitting a job that I already liked to go to one that I didn’t enjoy? Who would I be working with? Would they like me? Would I live up to the expectations that I wrote down in my application? I had more questions bouncing around in my head than answers for sure. And then there was the fact that the job was only a 70-percent position at about 5.5 hours a day. I talked to a few people and we crunched the numbers and as it turned out I would make as much here at 70 percent as I did at the hospital at 100 percent. So money wasn’t really an issue and in just a couple of months they would move me to 100 percent. While I enjoyed all the folks I worked with at the hospital, I took the leap and accepted the job here. For about three weeks I worked four hours a day at the hospital and five at the Olympic Natural Resources Center in order for

the hospital to replace me in a reasonable amount of time. So here we are 20 years later and as I look back and think about the years it really has been a great place to work. There have been a few retirements over the years and as of August I became the longest lasting employee here. I’m right at that age where I’m too old to be looking for a new job and too young to retire, and why would I want to retire from here right? So I guess I better not mess it up huh? I appreciate the University of Washington every day for letting me enjoy a great job here in my small town. It’s the best of both worlds: I have a great job where I grew up without all of the other stuff that goes along with being over in the big city. I was telling someone from Seattle the other day that I saw another car on the way to work, I mean, come on, that right there is worth more than any amount of money … well almost. I’m not sure what the future holds for me here at the ONRC, but as far as it depends on me, I’m sticking around for as long as I can.

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Community News SPARTAN BAND AND MUSIC CONCERT EVENTS The Forks Elementary, Intermediate, Junior High and High School music programs will be performing for their annual winter concerts. Music directors of Quillayute Valley Schools George Rodes, Becky Murillo and Jananne Meyer are looking forward to sharing the music of their outstanding students. They would greatly enjoy seeing everyone there! The Junior High and High School Concert will be held at the HS Commons at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10. Junior High, High School and

Jazz Bands will perform. On Wednesday Dec. 16, the Intermediate School Band and Jazz Band (fifth- and sixthgrade bands) will perform at the Elementary Gym Commons at 7 p.m. The Elementary Music Program Concert (K-3 Music Students) will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, also at the Elementary Gym Commons. For all performances students should arrive by 6:15 p.m. GIVE BACK TO THE TIMBER MUSEUM This Christmas if you would like to continue to “give back,” consider honoring a loved one

with a donation to either the Loggers Memorial or Forks Timber Museum — or give your loved ones the gift of museum membership that gives a year of free admission. Family membership is $15 per year. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. MondaySaturday throughout the winter and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (closed Dec. 20-Jan. 3). The museum has handmade items for sale as well as the old and new editions of the Loggers Memorial books. Call 3749663 for more information. A big thank you to all of those who have donated in the past — it is greatly appreciated.

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nounced Dec. 26. SANTA IS COMING TO THE ELKS Santa will be at the Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, for the annual Children’s Christmas Party. There will be games, crafts, prizes and snacks.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST AT FORKS OUTFITTERS Purchase your gingerbread house kit at Outfitters and get building! Once the construction is over, bring your house to Outfitters’ Bakery between Dec. 4-24. Participants must use the kit and entries will be on display at the bakery. There will be cash prizes for first, second and third place ($50, $25, $15). The winners will be an-

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. CONTINUED on page 6

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BOGACHIEL GARDEN CLUB COOKIE EXCHANGE New garden club member Kris Ayers has invited club members to a cookie exchange party from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday Dec. 14, at 591 Mayberry St. Take Calawah Way, turn right on Trillium, left on Mayberry, seventh house on the left. Bring two dozen cookies to exchange and more to share if you choose. Come even if you do not want to exchange cookies. She will have appetizers to serve and lots of good conversation to be had. RSVP to 963-2550 or call Linda Wells at 374-2437. CHRISTMAS CREATIVE ARTS The December meeting of the Bogachiel Garden Club will feature Laura Lafrenz and Linda Wells who will demonstrate how to make your gift packages sparkle with special wrappings and beautiful handmade bows. They also will provide great ideas for making your holiday dinner table decorations as enticing

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as the food you put on it. The meeting will be at the Forks Community Center at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, and, as always, everyone is invited, not just members. SENIOR HOLIDAY LUNCH DEC. 16 The Forks Elks Lodge will host the holiday version of the monthly Senior Lunch from 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16. Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, yams and mixed vegetables, rolls, dessert, coffee and tea will be served. EMBLEM CLUB DINNER SATURDAY DEC. 19 The Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, will host the next Emblem Club dinner served from 5:30-7 p.m. The menu is prime rib, potato, green salad, vegetable, roll, dessert, coffee and ice tea. The cost is $20 adults, seniors and under 12 $18 and children under 3 free. The Emblem Club diners are served the third Saturday of the month. FORKS FIRE DEPARTMENT, RED CROSS CONDUCTING FIRE PREVENTION CAMPAIGN Forks Fire Department and the local chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering to conduct a fire prevention campaign in Forks on Saturday, Dec. 12. Volunteers from the Forks Fire Department, under the leadership of Chief Bill Paul,

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FHS Boys Basketball Activity MONDAY NOV. 30 The Forks boys basketball team went to Port Angeles and participated in the annual Peninsula Basketball Jamboree with Chimacum, Port Townsend and host Port Angeles. Forks squared off in the first 10-minute game with Port Townsend that ended in a 13-13 tie. Since it was a jamboree, there was no overtime situation. The next game was versus host Port Angeles Roughriders who are coached by Forks High alltime leading scorer Kasey Ulin. Both teams battled and Forks finished the 10-minute quarter winning 24-14. “I was really happy with what I saw from our guys as far as transition offense and coming out and responding to a varsity game atmosphere,” said head coach Rick Gooding. TUESDAY DEC. 1 Forks opened up the season at home versus the North Beach Hyaks. It was a non-league season opener for both teams. North Beach head coach Larry Moore and Forks coach Rick Gooding both agreed you could tell it was the first game of the year as there wasn’t a point scored for the first two minutes of the contest. The game was back and forth with several lead changes but

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In JV action Spartan Daniel Maxfield (21) won the tip off against the Roughriders on Dec. 4 in Port Angeles. Port Angeles came from behind however to win the contest in the final minutes 58-55. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

North Beach’s Austin Perez slipped in the game-winning shot with three seconds to play to knock off Forks 66-64. Forks went into halftime with a 29-26 lead but were outscored by 10 in the third quarter and went into the fourth quarter down by 7 points. Forks rallied back and had the best quarter of the game scoring 23 points and taking the lead back in the fourth quarter. “Going into the fourth, I wasn’t sure how are guys would react. I thought maybe North Beach might keep pulling away. But our guys responded, came out and played like Spartans and took the lead back. Unfortunately, we didn’t execute like we wanted to on the last couple of possessions, but that is where we have to use these games as a learning experience and grow to get better.” Spartans were led by 6’8” junior center Marky Adams who had 22 points on 11-15 shooting from the field and 21 rebounds. “Marky has worked so hard to get to the level he is at right now. The improvements he has made since his freshman year are a testament to the work he has put in,” Gooding said. Spartans also in double figures were junior wing Parker Browning with 18 points and freshman

Spartan Keishaun Ramsey (3) drives to the basket against North Beach which defeated Forks in a run and gun contest 66-64. Following the play is Marky Adams (32). Photo by Lonnie Archibald

wing Cort Prose who chipped in 12 points in his first ever varsity action. “I know everyone likes to look at who scored in the ball game to see who played well, but to me I am always looking at who blocked out and our defensive rotations,” Gooding said. Gooding gave credit to sophomore forward Cole Baysinger and junior forward Keishaun Ramsey for having to play minutes at both post and guard position. Lone senior post Austin Pegram provided some valuable minutes and junior wing Carlos Tejano came off the bench and did some good things for the Spartans as well. “Carlos can be a spark plug for sure. He can help us do a lot of things. He does a good job at defensive rotations and trying to find a body to block out.” Also putting in valuable minutes was junior point guard Jeffrey Schumack. He has missed the majority of the last two seasons due to injury but has worked hard and is one of the leaders on the Spartan basketball team. Schumack led the team with four assists. Swing players Scott Archibald and Seth Johnson rounded out

the Spartans lineup. “We hate to lose games, but the only way we get defeated is if we don’t learn from losses. We gave up 18 offensive rebounds and turned the ball over 21 times against a pretty good North Beach team and took the game to the wire and lost on a last-second shot. If we tighten some things up and continue to improve, I think we will be just fine. This group of guys has some fight in them and I know we are going to see some great improvements this year,” Gooding said. Forks played Tuesday, Dec. 8, against Rochester at FHS and will play Friday, Dec. 11, at Elma. 1 2 3 4 Total North Beach Hyaks 15 11 22 18 66 Forks Spartans 14 15 12 23 64 Schumack 4, Ramsey 2, C. Baysinger 3, Pegram, Tejano 3, Browning 18, Prose 12, Adams 22, Archibald The Spartan JV also were in action and lost their opener to North Beach 55-52. This was many of the Spartans first CONTINUED on page 8


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Sunset Lanes High Scores - 2nd Qtr MONDAY DOUBLES 11/2: Wade McCoy 230, 832, Ted Rasmussen 215, Doreen Minard 183, Tina Joseph 161, Split Happens leads by 6 pts. 11/9: Gene Barker 199, 746, Jared Minard 191, Tina Joseph 180, 675, Rosita Matson 170, Doreen Minard 168, 615, Split Happens leads by 12.5 pts. 11/16: Wade McCoy 207, 731, Doreen Minard 177, Tina Joseph 161, Split Happens leads by 4.5 pts 11/23: Wade McCoy 226, 737, Ted Rasmussen 214, 709, Tina Joseph 185, 638, Doreen Minard 173, Split Happens leads by 4.5 pts. 11/30: Nathan Barton 223, Wade McCoy 221, 738, Doreen Minard 167, Split Happens leads by 9.5 pts.

Spartan Bailee Kratzer (5) fights for ball control against North Beach which defeated Forks 49-35 in this non-league contest. Photo by Lonnie Archibald

BASKETBALL, from page 7 competitive action at the high school level. The team was led by junior post Scott Archibald and freshmen guards Seth Johnson and Brandon Baar. “Brandon was able to get open and hit a few shots in the second half. Seth made some much needed free throws and Race Decker came up with some great defensive plays,” JV coach Keith Weekes said. Weekes also commented that first-year

player Austin Flores, who is a sophomore post, really started to show what he could be capable of in becoming a strong player in the paint. “Overall, we didn’t play near our best or what we can be capable of and we still had multiple chances to get the win, we just let it slip away at the end. If we can clean up all the little things, this season can be a promising one for the JV program,” Weekes said.

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TUESDAY FOURSOMES 11/3: Mike Henderson 204, Kristina Currie 187, 509, Monica Gilstrap 162, Wade’s Pro Shop leads by 5 pts. 11/10: Wade McCoy 216, Kristina Currie 191, 550, Monica Gilstrap 160, Wade’s Pro Shop leads by 19 pts. 11/17: Wade McCoy 258, 671, Ryan Howell 215, Dave Allen 213, Vic Whitehead 212, Dean McCoy 212, Kristina Currie 167, Monica Gilstrap 164, Wade’s Pro Shop leads by 28 pts. 11/24: Dean McCoy 248, 616, Wade McCoy 237, 639, Ernie Penn 202, Floyd McCoy 202, Wade’s Pro Shop leads by 34.5 pts.

THURSDAY DOUBLES 11/5: Wade McCoy 225, Kim Hallenbeck 162, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 21 pts. 11/12: Wade McCoy 224, 655, Kim Hallenbeck 173, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 26 pts. 11/19: Wade McCoy 223, 641, Kim Hallenbeck 190, Wade’s LawnCare leads by 26 pts. FRIDAY YOUTH LEAGUE 11/6: Trey DePew 113, 302, Ozzy Minard 77, 204. 11/13 Trey DePew 123, 345,

Ozzy Minard 80, 211. 11/20: Trey DePew 146, 402, Ozzy Minard 112, 318, Scorpions win the Fall Qtr over the Chameleons 10.5 to 9.5. UNITED WAY BOWLATHON 11/22: High Game was Berlinda Romero James 128, John Hunter 127, Erin Preston 120, Debbie Preston 118. High Series was Debbie Preston 322, Berlinda Romero James 313.

Girls Basketball Player of the Week This week’s girls basketball team player of the week is Jordyn Henry. Coach Madison Riebe said, ”Jordyn Henry is an 11th grader at Forks High school. This is her eighth year playing basketball. Her favorite thing about basketball is building friendships with teammates and working together. Jordyn was chosen for this award for her continuous hard work and her dedication to the team.”


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Wonderland Weekend Honor Roll Celebration

Over half the Forks High School student body celebrated being on first quarter honor roll. Students were rewarded for a job well done with certificates, ice cream bars and a short time out of class. Submitted photo Santa was on hand to draw the winners for the Dec. 5 Santa Bucks Drawing at the Rainforest Arts Center. Winners were Linda Woody, $50; Alexis Witherspoon and Saydee Peters $25 each. The next drawing will be Saturday, Dec. 12. Santa Bucks drawings are sponsored by the West End Business and Professional Association. Photo Christi Baron

Grand Opening Please join us for the grand opening of Clallam PUD’s new Main Office, located at: 104 Hooker Road Carlsborg, WA Gage Romberg was pretty happy that Santa drew his name for a gift certificate to Sully’s Drive-In at the Saturday Santa Bucks drawing. Other winners of Sully’s and JT’s Sweet Stuffs’ gift certificates were Serena Forney, Charlotte Berry, Kirsten McCracken and Alex King. Photo Christi Baron

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Forks Intermediate School November Students of the Month 2015

FOURTH GRADE • Lynda Jeronimo-Pablo is daughter to Nicolasa Pable and Juan Jeronimo. She has been nominated for Student of the Month for the many positive attributes that she exhibits during the school day. She always follows the three main rules at FIS: Be respectful, Be responsible and Be safe.  Every week, Lynda turns in her math and reading homework assignments on time, neat and complete.  During class, she works hard and tries her best every day in every class.  Her positive attitude models to other students.  She loves reading class because she learns information from books for her research project. Reading Magic Tree House books during silent reading time also makes Lynda happy.  Outside of school she would like to learn how to play soccer. Lynda also likes to read while her little sister is sleeping.  Congratulations to Lynda! • Nate Dahlgren is the son of Shannon and Chad Dahlgren. Nate can be counted on to complete his work to the best of his ability. Nate sets a good example for his classmates by following rules and expectations without having to be reminded. One of Nate’s favorite subjects

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is math and he especially likes Workplace games. In PE, he likes dodgeball. At home, Nate jumps on his trampoline and shoots hoops. He plays basketball with the youth league. Nate spends time playing with the family’s two dogs and two cats. FIFTH GRADE • Ozzy Minard is a fifthgrade student in Mrs. Johansen’s homeroom class. Ozzy’s favorite activity this year has been studying the Empire State Building.  He says this is a new topic and he has become very interested in learning more about it. Ozzy especially enjoyed learning the history of the building when Ms. Lewis read Sky Boys in class. 

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Ozzy has trouble picking one class as a favorite because he just likes learning. When he is not at school, he plays cards with his mom, plays outside and watches TV.  Ozzy also enjoys bowling and is part of a league. He lives with his mom, Doreen, his dad, Jared, his dog Carl and Olivia the parakeet.  • Leslie Hernandez-Beltran is a fifth-grade student in Mrs. Tuttle’s homeroom. Her favorite class is reading with Ms. Lewis.  Her favorite genre is historical fiction.  She also enjoys being with teachers who teach fun things.  Her favorite thing to learn this year has been computer coding.  Fifth-grade students are using to learn computer programing.  When Leslie is at home, she enjoys playing with her three

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Sarah Curtis is a wonderful young woman, who is beautiful both inside and out. Congratulations Sarah! • Ryan Rancourt was born on July 8, 2004, and is 11 years old. He is a sixth-grader at Forks Intermediate School. He is the son of Stacy and Allen Rancourt. Ryan describes himself as funny, friendly and responsible. He is a hard worker in school and is determined to be successful. His favorite subject in school is math because he likes to challenge himself. Ryan is an avid sports fan who plays and watches sports. He was on the championship Spartan A Squad football team! He gets excited watching the Seattle Seahawks and the Cleveland Browns. He also enjoys basketball and baseball. Ryan is an outdoorsman, who loves to hunt and fish! Ryan also built a log cabin and an underground bunker. His engineering skills are excellent. His favorite food is pizza, favorite movie is “The Kingsmen,” favorite book is Harry Potter and favorite TV program is “WWE.” Ryan likes to play board games with his family and when asked, the people he admires most are his mom and dad! Ryan is a talented young man who will accomplish great things! Congratulations Ryan!

SIXTH GRADE • Sarah Jeanne Curtis was born on Aug. 4, 2004, and is 11 years old. She is a sixth-grader at Forks Intermediate School. She is the daughter of Tanya and Harold Curtis. Her favorite subject in school is English Language Arts because she loves to read and her favorite book is “The Apothecary.” Sarah feels great joy when she is acting, playing the trombone, drawing and playing with her six cats. She enjoys watching Bill Nye the Science Guy and her favorite movie is “Alice.” Sarah is also a huge fan of the TV program “Doctor Who.” She describes herself as respectful and fashionable and loves wearing her one of a kind originals … made by her talented mother! One day Sarah would like to travel to Paris, the city of fashion. She cares for others and is a friend to many students at school. Sarah has a kind and generous heart. Her compassion is evident in how she treats others, her support of the victims of the Oso landslide and donating food to the hungry.

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Last Friday U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer hosted the first of five public meetings featuring the Olympic Peninsula Forest Collaborative, a new panel of industry leaders and conservation groups working to increase timber harvests while helping the environment in Olympic National Forest. The meeting was held at the Olympic Natural Resources Center and four more public meetings of the collaborative will be held next year in Mason, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Clallam counties. While the panel was optimistic about the future benefit of the collaborative, several in the audience voiced the opinion it may be too little, too late. During the question and answer period logger Jim Bower questioned the skip-and-gap logging like the collaborative envisions for the pilot project and said as a businessman the experiment was “not a money-maker.” Former Forks mill owner Don Grafstrom told the group how he had to close his mill in 1992 as timber was left to rot on Ellis Mountain, and although he has moved on to another career, now as president of the Forks Chamber of Commerce, he is having to deal with the fact the Chamber can no longer do its logging and mill tour because the last mill on the West End, Allen’s, has closed. Photo Christi Baron

Santa got a real workout at the annual Breakfast with Santa event at the Congregational Church last Saturday. Children of all ages, Chuck and Pura Carlson included, got their photo with the jolly fellow. Over 300 breakfasts were served and 110 photos taken between 8-11 a.m. Volunteers kept the food coming and the table cleared during the morning. Breakfast with Santa is a joint event sponsored by the church and West End Business and Professional Association.

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After the Santa Bucks drawing on Saturday many drawing attendees took time to check out the trees all decked out for the Soroptimist’s Festival of Trees and silent auction event held at the Rainforest Arts Center this year. The auction held on Sunday raised around $15,000 for SIORF activities and charities. Photo Christi Baron

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


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. – Emblem Club 488, Forks Elks Lodge. 7 p.m. – Klahanie Koi Club, various locations, 374-6843.

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

6:30 p.m. – Piecemakers Quilt Club, Forks Baptist Church.



1:30 p.m. – Clallam Transit System Board Meeting, Clallam Transit, 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, 360-452-1315. 6 p.m. – B.R.I.D.G.E.S. to Parents Voice, West End Outreach, 530 Bogachiel Way. Vienna Medina, 374-9691. 6 p.m. – Friends of Forks Library – Forks Library. 6:30 p.m. – Forks Economic Development Steering Committee, Forks City Hall Council Chambers. 7 p.m. – Quillayute Fire Department Commissioners meeting, Quillayute Prairie Fire Hall.


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.


Noon – West End Historical Society, JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 327-3318.

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

First Congregational Church (U.C.C.)

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

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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

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

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Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Pastor Pamela Hunter 374-6343 • 250 Blackberry Ave.

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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




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.


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

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)

9 a.m. – Immunization Clinic, Forks office of the Clallam County Health and Human Services, 140 “C” St. 11:30 a.m. – Forks Timber Museum, Umpqua (Sterling Bank), Linda 374-9663. Noon – WE CARE (West End Community Advocates for Rural Elders), Forks Community Center. 1:00 p.m. - 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 1 p.m. – Free hearing tests for children from birth to 3 yrs., Quileute Health Center, LaPush. Developmental screenings available, 374-9024. 6 p.m. – QVSD Board of Directors, District Office board room. 6 p.m. – Relay for Life Committee, Pacific Pizza. Team Captains, 7 p.m. 6:30 p.m. – Relay for Life, Forks Hospital Adminstration Conference Room. 7 p.m. – Clallam County Fire District No. 6 Commissioners meeting, Quillayute Prairie Fire Hall.

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11:30 a.m. – The Caring Place, a pregnancy resource center, 374-5010. Noon – Free Lunch, Forks Church of the Nazarene, 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 & Quillayute fire halls.


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. – QVPRD meeting, Community Center. 5 p.m. – Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, 71 N. Spartan Ave. 7 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 1467, Forks Congregational Church, Scoutmaster Ron Anderson, 374-2489.


1:30 p.m. – Bogachiel Garden Club, Community Center, Forks, 374-2437. 6 p.m. – B.R.I.D.G.E.S. to Parents Voice, West End Outreach. Katherine Keil, 374-2025. 6 p.m. – 4th of July Committee meeting, West End Technology Building. 7 p.m. – West End Sportsmen Club, Sportsmen Club Road. 640-1497


7:30 a.m. – West End Business & Professional Association, DNR Conference Room. FIRST THURSDAY 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. 6:30 p.m. – Quillayute Airport Advisory Committee, Forks City Hall. 7 p.m. – West End Thunder Car Club, Forks Fire Hall.


7 p.m. – Fletcher-Wittenborn Post #9106 & Aux., Post home on Spartan Ave. 7 p.m. – American Legion Post 106 Meetings, Masonic Lodge, Division St. Contact Will Johnson, Post Historian, 780-0678.


7 p.m. – West End Thunder, Fire Hall.


11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Far West Art League, Forks Library. 11:30 a.m. – The Caring Place, preg na ncy re source center, 374-5010. 5-7 p.m. – Thursday Night Knitters, Forks Library. 6 p.m. – Hoh Healing Circle and potluck, Hoh Tribal office. 7 p.m. – Sportsmen’s Club bingo 7 p.m. – Overeaters Anonymous Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 250 N. Blackberry, Forks. 7 p.m. – Forksestra Rehearsal, Forks Library, 374-6233.


Noon – Women’s support group, Hoh Tribal Center. Forks Abuse Program, Linda, 374-6411. 2p.m. – Team Work, N.A., next to West End Outreach. Contact Ashley 360-207-9346 7 p.m. – Rainy Day Gamers, ICN Building.


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.


11 a.m. – C.A.T. Community Action Team , Green Art Gallery in Clallam Bay.


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. – Tex a s Hold’em Tournament, Clallam Bay/Sekiu Lions Club.


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


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


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 7 p.m. – Clallam Bay Lions, Lions Den in Clallam Bay. FOURTH WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. - noon – New Hope Food Bank is open.


6 p.m. – Music Jam at the Co-op.


6 p.m. – Learn Guitar tabulator at the Co-op. EVERY FRIDAY Noon – West End Seniors potluck lunch, Sekiu Community Center.


11 a.m. – CAT Team meets at Sekiu Community Center.


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. – Tex a s Hold’em Tournament, Clallam Bay/Sekiu Lions Club.



Noon – Women’s support 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.



True Color Part 32

By Chiggers Stokes Special to The Forks Forum

In conclusion of my story on alternative energy, I always have wanted to impart the advice I got from a lifelong do-ityourselfer about harnessing gensets. The lodge/ resort where he worked was inholding to a wilderness section of the Rogue. There were two old gensets both undersized to the job of moving large amounts of water from a deep well. He said he wired both genset outputs with an extension cord running from one into the other. He opened up the extension cord and to bare the hot/ black wire. To each two hot wires running back to the gensets, he attached a series connection 110 volt, incandescent light. With both gensets running, the sine wave, frequency disparity caused the bulb to illuminate. By adjusting the throttle of either genset, the light would increase or decrease in illumination. When the light went out it was safe to disconnect the light and switch both gensets in parallel circuit to the load of the pump. The gensets were entrained, connected by a common electrical field. They were slaves to one another. If one genset runs out of gas, the other will go down trying

to turn its partner’s dead rotor. It is electrical fields connecting moving copper remotely­— matter obeying some invisible force of Nature. If I had more time on earth to share my scant wisdom about alternative energy, I would emphasize the need for skylights and other natural lighting when building in the rain forest clime. Many people will tell you that skylights always leak. That may be an overstatement, but goes to the importance of flashing. Few people have less understanding of flashing than I, but I have constructed many skylights on the Flying S that didn’t leak and a few that did. Nonetheless, when it came to building this 3,000-square-foot home in which I currently reside, I contracted out the roof and nine skylights to Brian Moody. In 15 years of living under this roof, not a drop of rain has invaded this space. Part of living off the grid is knowing how to do things yourself, but part of it is knowing when you need professional help and making sure that critical expertise is applied to crucial projects. I have written almost 32 articles on the subject of alternative energy and somehow failed to mention the issue of phantom loads. These are things like old instant-on TVs, computer monitors, motion detecting lights, mobile land-line phones

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and such. They actually can amount to a fair amount of energy and will prevent load seeking inverters to shut down properly. One remedy is to put all computer devices, stereo and entertainment systems and such on multi-outlet rocker switches. Another approach is to know precisely the time weighted wattage of such intermittent loads as freezers or refrigerators. Inexpensive watt meters from the Internet can give you this. I was 23 years old when I walked away from the grid. I am 65 years old now. Three years ago I learned that I have cancer. The radiation treatments I sought controlled the cancer in my prostate. But before modern medicine declared nuclear war on part of my reproductive system, the cancer jumped ship. Cancer set up house in my lymph glands, where it was able to travel. I recently learned of this metastasis and have had to roll back my life expectancy. Life regrets include the reflection that I was more a father to my hydroelectric scheme than I was to my flesh and blood daughter in the years that we lived under the same roof. I live in a big, warm, dry house that I built myself, under the roof with skylights built by Brian Moody. Rain is currently falling on that roof. The same rain that falls on my creek. I’m typing these words with water power from that creek. The coffee I drank this morning was water from that creek. The stream power allows thoughts to type words to conclude a story about alternative energy that is smeared over three



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years of the Forks Forum. 92 percent of the blood that is pumped by my heart is water. The brain that conceives these closing remarks is 75 percent water. The rain falling on the roof, the stream that powers the computer, the creek water that served me caffeine in the form of coffee, my blood and even my thoughts are of the same rain on its way to the ocean. I stand in awe of myself. With so little innate ability, against such ignorance, with such reluctance to read a book on the subject and with so little invested in professional help (but more than a little help from my friends), I built a farm that powers itself. These 32 articles have chronicled mistakes I made along the way. Persistence and determination were qualities upon which I deeply depended. To anyone aspiring to re-wire their life with alternative energy, I would wish them much of those two attributes. The other side of the coin, is knowing when to throw in the towel and sell the farm. This is the side of the coin that landed face up last week with a needle through

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The 65-year-old view through a skylight in the author’s HOUSE FOR SALE! Photo Chiggers Stokes

two-thirds of my body. It was a biopsy to confirm the concentration of cancer in my lymph glands. So along, with the conclusion of this column on alternative energy, I am quitting this farm. And, if one is quitting a column AND quitting a farm, what better way to go out than posting an advertisement in the context of a column on alternative energy? FOR SALE – 18½ acre farm, 10 miles from Forks, two miles from Olympic National Park. Powered by two micro hydroelectrics and 1.2 photovoltaic scheme. All cedar, 3,000-square-foot house is 4 bedroom, two baths. Two rental cabins, two wells, two septic systems, three large barns, two greenhouses, two ¼ acre fenced gardens, ¼ mile of Hemp Hill Creek, meadows, oldgrowth forest, truck bridges, large shop. Wildlife habitat protected by Conservation easement. MAKE AN OFFER. Quitting a farm is one thing and quitting a column is another. But by whatever wind that is left in me and not pure flatulence, I wish to convey my world view. An example of world view is: All of us are dying, but some of us faster than others. My dying request is that you, dear readers, join me for my next column which will explore world view and the Meaning of everything.


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