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  1. Tacoma man arrested after reports of burglaries in Oil City area near mouth of Hoh RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Peninsula Daily News

    A 21-year-old Tacoma man was arrested Saturday for investigation of burglary and possession of stolen property, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said. Matthew Loewe was transported from the Forks jail to the Jefferson County jail Sunday.

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  2. Coast Guard helicopter crews compete 2 rescues on coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Columbian

    A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from the Goodman Creek area and taken to the Forks airport on Tuesday morning. From there, she was taken by ambulance to the Forks Community Hospital.

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  3. Coast Guard makes 2 rescues in Washington's Olympic National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Oregonian

    A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from the Goodman Creek area and taken to the Forks airport on Tuesday morning. From there, she was taken by ambulance to the Forks Community Hospital.

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  4. Coast Guard completes 2 rescues in 1 day on Wash. coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KOMO News

    Coast Guard helicopter crews were busy with two different rescues in Olympic National Park near LaPush on Tuesday. A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from the Goodman Creek area and taken to the Forks airport on Tuesday morning.

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  5. Clallam approves $150,000 for economic development, though details remain to be determinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... re-organized EDC board. Officials with the county, Port of Port Angeles and the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks met recently to develop a common set of deliverables for the remainder of this year, County Administrator Jim Jones said. "But ...

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  6. Faced with big debt, Serenity House looks for financial help as it works against homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... County commissioners, who made no promises Monday when Leach - along with food banks from Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks - approached them during their weekly work session. The food banks asked for a combined $47,000 to fund a pilot project to get ...

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  7. Clallam, Port Angeles port commissioners discuss economic development board in joint sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... list while the EDC continues to reorganize. County and port staffs will get together with Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks officials and devise a single, countywide inventory of land available for development that could be presented at another joint ...

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  8. Coast Guard conducts two rescues in Olympic National Park near LaPushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    Coast Guard helicopter crews carried out two rescues in Olympic National Park near LaPush on Tuesday. A 24-year-old woman with a knee injury and mild hypothermia was hoisted from a campsite in the Goodman Creek area and flown to Forks Municipal Airport where she was taken by ambulance to Forks Community Hospital.

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  9. Diane Schostak remembered as 'tireless' and 'visionary' in promoting Olympic Peninsula tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    Diane Schostak, a longtime Forks resident, member of a legendary West End pioneer family, former director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce and retired executive director of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau, is dead at 59. Schostak, who was being treated for stage 4 breast cancer, died in California, where she had been visiting her daughter in Bakersfield. Her husband, Ken, posted the following Facebook message Tuesday morning: "My love of my life, Diane Schostak passed away last night.

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  10. Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction raises $80,000 for Forks High School graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Peninsula Daily News

    Hundreds of bids - from $3,600 for a car to $45 for smoked fish - added up to about $80,000 in proceeds at the 51st annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction. The 87 members of the Forks High School Class of 2015 will each be eligible for about $1,000 in scholarship funds from the auction held Saturday and Sunday at Forks High School, said Jerry Leppell, a longtime member of the auction committee.

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  11. Emergency personnel need chain saws for rescue after Texas family loses trail in ForksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... shortly after beginning their hike at 10:30 a.m. on a nature trail at the Olympic Natural Resources Center on South Forks Avenue and were returned to their vehicle by 4:30 p.m. The family likely took one of the many game trails instead of staying on ...

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  12. Clallam commissioners consider spending down county reserve fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... financial discussion was preceded by a proposal from Serenity House of Clallam County and the Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks food banks. Serenity House is about $395,000 in the red, officials said, and the food banks need a combined $47,000 to fund ...

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  13. Late Labor Day will have some Peninsula school classes going later into JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... early April board meetings. Sequim School District's first day of school will be Sept. 1 with the last on June 15, and Forks schools will begin Sept. 2, while Port Angeles, Cape Flattery and Crescent districts will open their doors Sept. 3 - the ...

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  14. Fugitive in alleged car theft in Forks now in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Peninsula Daily News

    A man who allegedly sped away from police and crawled out of a car wreck to escape into the woods March 13 is now behind bars. Forks resident Dillan James Malone Klepps, 24, was booked into the Clallam County jail Friday for investigation of theft of motor vehicle, eluding police vehicle, second degree malicious mischief, reckless driving, second degree criminal trespass, obstructing a law enforcement officer and third degree driving while license suspended, according to jail authorities.

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  15. Military veterans forge new careers with Peninsula College studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... GI Bill benefits to attend Peninsula College - which is based in Port Angeles and has sites in Port Townsend and Forks - where she's preparing to enter the nursing program. This means tough courses - statistics, anatomy and physiology in winter ...

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  16. Eye on Clallam: Commissioners to consider Economic Development Council fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... to the state Department of Ecology regarding the Dungeness water rule. An update from the Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks food banks and Serenity House of Clallam County about ongoing funding. A request for a 40-hour workweek for select public works ...

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  17. Phone booth, car among items at Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction this weekend in ForksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... at www.searchforks.com/qvsa . By phone at 360-374-6262, ext. 228 or 229. At the auction display site itself, the Forks High School Commons at 261 S. Spartan Ave. For the third time, bidders can also tune in to a live stream of the auction at ...

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  18. Phone booth, car among items at Quillayute Valley...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    Corrects the story to say this is the third consecutive year www.Forks1490.com will stream the auction live, according to Forks 1490 AM news director John J. Lamb. FORKS - You have your baked goodies, your smoked salmon and your handmade wooden toys and furniture.

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  19. Clallam charter board hears of workplace feud between treasurer, administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... are City Council members in Sequim, and one is county Treasurer Barkhuis. Rod Fleck, charter commissioner and Forks city attorney/planner, said he did not believe there is a conflict based on past cases, including state Rep. Steve Tharinger, who at ...

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  20. Oregon man accused of selling fentanyl that led to ND deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Federal court documents accuse a Portland, Oregon, man of running a drug pipeline that stretched to Canada and China and led to the January overdose death of a man in North Dakota. Brandon Hubbard , 40, sold the powerful synthetic drug powdered fentanyl through an encrypted website that wound up killing 18-year-old Bailey Henke , of Grand Forks, according to a federal affidavit filed earlier this week in Oregon.

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