Monthly Archives: January 2016

Forks has 2.66 inches of Rain – Causing Mudslides

Thursday morning’s storm dropped 2.66 inches of rain at Quillayute Airport near Forks. That  according to the National Weather Service website.

Two local Rivers crested    Thursday due to the storms.

The Elwha River crested at 20.1 feet at 9 a.m. Thursday, topping the official 20-foot flood stage.

The Bogachiel River crested at 38.87 feet at 8:45 a.m., more than a foot above the 37-foot flood stage, according to the gauge located near La Push.


Solar Industry: Incentives Credited for Growing Affordability

Washington’s solar energy incentives are up for renewal in Olympia. Industry leaders credit tax incentives for solar’s recent rapid growth and hope the bill passes through committees quickly, so producers, consumers and investors know what to expect going forward.

Eric Tegethoff has more:


Bloodlove Recovering at Forks Hospital

Clalllam Bay Corrections Officer Terry Bloodlove Attacked on Monday



Sharpen Your Axe

Certified Business Adviser Kevin Hoult talks to the Forks Chamber of Commerce about planning.


Clallam Bay CO Assaulted by Inmate

An  assault on a correction officer at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center occurred on Tuesday.  An inmate allegedly attacked officer Terry Breedlove with a pipe that could have been made from a piece of the bed.

Forks 1490’s Clell Hanson says Breedlove was taken to Forks Community Hospital.

The inmate allegedly blindsided Breedlove when he entered the cell. The inmate has been transferred out of Clallam Bay to Shelton Correctional Center and will face new charges.

Breedlove is also a local photographer and a contributor to Wounded Warriors.