A new report says the federal poverty calculations are outmoded, and an updated method by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that government safety-net programs are keeping millions of children and families from falling below the poverty line – including 241,000 children in Washington.
Chris Thomas reports:
Clallam County prosecutor Mark Nichols is looking for some young people to participate in teen court. He says teen court employs the concept of restorative justice.
Nichols says first time offenders under the age of 18 are eligible for the Clallam county teen court
Nichols says it’s both an interesting exercise – and teens get a chance to help their fellow teens
Students in grades 7 through 12 who are interested in getting involved in Teen court can call Mark Nichols directly at 360-417-2590
Nichols talks about it with Forks 1490′s John Lamb:
Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County dedicated it’s 25th home in Clallam County this weekend. It’s at 421 Maloney Lane is going to the Weaver family.
Forks 1490′s Heather Wilcox spoke with several people involved in the project:
UPDATE MARCH 2, 2015 - Felony charges are likely against a Forks man in a possession of child pornography case. That according to Clallam County Prosecutor Mark Nichols:
Here’s the Forks 1490 story from February 25, 2015
Forks police say they have completed their investigation into possible charges relating to possession of child pornography against a Forks man.
Police administrator Rick Bart says Forks police have documented all the evidence.
The Penisula Daily says a warrant was executed Feb 7 at the home of 57 y/o William Crippen
Bart also says a person sickened in Forks over the weekend had a heroin overdose.
No news on the condition of the person who overdosed. Bart says police in PA has also had problems with people overdosing on the stronger heroin.
pic: Neah Bay’s Abraham Venske with Forks 1490′s Oly Archibald (photo by Lonnie Archibald)
Neah Bay Lady Reds will take on the Mary M Night Owls Thursday with tip off set for 12:15 pm.
Neah Bay Red Devils take on the Pomeroy Pirates at 7:15 pm. These are Quarterfinal games.
The Lady Reds beat Mary M Knght twice this season. Pomeroy beat the Red Devils in last year’s state Semi Final game.
Sports Director Oly Archibald – in his 35th year – will have the live play by play.
Waterville Shocker Head Basketball Coach Heath Jordan will have the color commentary.