Monthly Archives: August 2018

Forks thumps Port Angeles 28-8 in season opener

The Prep Football season gets underway tonight as Forks entertains Port Angeles at Spartan Stadium.

Forks coach Emil West says he thrilled to be renewing the old Olympic League rivalry – which will be followed by games against Sequim and Port Townsend – determining bragging rights for the Olympic Peninsula.

      Fri August 31 News

Evergreen League play starts October 5 with a game against Tenino.

That game tonight in Forks starts at 7 PM.

Gas Prices High as Labor Day Driving Begins

US GAS PRICES – which were at record highs – have — dropped two cents a gallon over the past two weeks.

That as driving increases coming into the  Labor Day weekend.

Trilby Lundberg is the publisher of the Lundberg Survey

      Thu August 30 News

In Forks the Mobil on North Forks Ave has a gallon of regular at $3.45 – that according to gas buddy

Salmon Fishing Season Ends Monday on West End

This is the final week for Salmon fishing in Marine Area 3 which goes from Cape Alava to the Queets river.  Fishing for coho and chinook is open through Labor Day.

The state DFW says there is a 1500 fish quota for Salmon and the daily limit is two fish per angler.

      Wed August 29 News

Salmon fish in Marine area 4 which includes area east of Sekiu is closed for the season.

Seattle Judge Blocks Publishing of Gun Blueprints

A Seattle judge Monday blocked a Texas company from publishing online blueprints for 3-D guns. Reaction in this report from Washington’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

      Tue Aug 28 News

Makah Days Includes Sacred Whale Ceremony

The 94th annual Makah Days celebration included a sacred ceremony honoring a whale that died from being struck by a ship.

The male humpback was discovered floating Thursday morning near Sekiu. It was towed to Neah Bay.

      Mon Aug 27 News

Makah tribal and federal officials say the whale died instantly and had not been injured or tangled in nets.

Tribal Chairman Nate Tyler says it was towed to the beach at Neah Bay’s town center Thursday night on the eve of Makah Days by a Makah fishing vessel and four other boats where the tiny flotilla was greeted by about 300 tribal members.  Tyler called it a historic moments for the Tribe and that business was conducted in a sacred way.

He says the animal, discovered in the tribe’s “usual and accustomed” fishing grounds, will be butchered and made available to tribal members after a full examination is completed.