Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Peninsula College in Forks Opens

The new Forks extension branch of Peninsula College is open for classes.  That after a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday.   Remarks from College President Luke Robbins, Congressman Derek Kilmer, State Rep Steve Tharinger and others.

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Congressman Derek Kilmer spoke at the opening:

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Inside the new Forks Extension branch of Peninsula College. There was a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new facility on August 28.

CDC Changes Course on Potential Cell Phone Danger

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made a major statement recommending caution in cell phone use earlier this year – and then, took it back suddenly, just last week. The original statements made it the first federal agency to acknowledge risks from electromagnetic frequencies (EMF) emitted by mobile phones.   Chris Thomas reports:


Arrest Made in Assault on A Road

A Port Hadlock man is under arrest after a Sunday night assault on Sitkum-Sol Duc Road, also known as A Road, north of Forks that sent another man to the hospital.

Forks 1490’s Ken Lambert talks about that and the latest on the robbery at Native to Twilight with Forks Police Administrator Rick Bart.


Suicide: WA Works on New Plans to Pull People Back from the Brink

Washington’s suicide rate (15 deaths per 100,000 population) is higher than the national average (12 per 100,000), and higher still in some counties. Kitsap County has made prevention a priority, and a statewide effort also is under way.  Chris Thomas reports:


Bruch Wants Better Planning

PA city councilwoman Sissi Bruch was the leading vote-getting for district 3 Clallam County commissioner earlier this month.  The democrat will face Republican Bill Peach of Forks in general election – to fill the seat being vacated by Mike Daugherty.

She talks about the campaign with Forks 1490’s John Lamb: