Monthly Archives: May 2016

Man Who Fell at Sol Duc Falls says he was Foolish

The Lynnwood man who fell at Sol Duc falls in ONP a week ago and ended up going down three waterfalls is lucky to be alive.  30-year old Josh Reichert was hiking with his wife May 20   when he decided to find out what it was like to drink the water from the middle of the river.  Bad idea.

He spent the next five minutes being tossed around by mother nature.  It took rescuers 7-hours to pull Reichert to safety.  And he tells KOMO News he’s fortunate.

Reichert was released from the hospital this weekend.


With Busy Summer Ahead, WA Farmworkers Find Safe Housing

Washington’s farm economy would grind to a halt if not for thousands of agricultural workers in fields and orchards. The Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing (ORFH) develops safe, affordable housing in rural areas for farmworkers’ families, and the state has put regulations in place to ensure the workers have adequate accommodations

Eric Tegethoff reports:



Halibut Fishing Thru Sunday in Sekiu

Anglers are heading west today as halibut fishing opens in Sekiu for 4 more days, today through Sunday.   There is also one final day of halibut fishing in Neah Bay and LaPush.  That will be Saturday.


Credit Unions Offer Educators Ways to Teach Financial Literacy to Students

At America’s Credit Union Conference next month in Seattle, credit unions will help teachers provide financial education to their students. The event will give teachers resources to engage students on the topic of personal finance management.

Eric Tegethoff reports:


Construction Underway on New Spartan Field

Construction on the new $1.25 million dollar football field are Spartan Stadium is underway. Forks 1490’s Marcis Davis says the construiction is expected to be done in time for the Spartans home opener in September.

The design incorporates the same water runoff plan as the field at Century Link Stadium.

Davis says when completed, Forks will have one of the best fields in the state.