Bart to Retire by End of 2017

SEARCH IS ON FOR NEW LEADER FOR FORKS POLICE Forks Police Administrator Rick Bart says he’s stepping down by the

 

Auction Starts Saturday

This  weekend is the “First Federal Broadcast of the 53rd annual Quillyeute Valley Scholarship auction on KBDB – 96.7 FM”  Saturday march 18th and Sunday March 19 live from the commons at Forks High school – and on the air at 96.7FM,

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This is the 6th year that first federal has sponsored the broadcast.

And this year the auction will be on 96.7FM which had has a major signal boost in the past year.

The auction is Saturday  mar 18 from 9-9 and Sunday mar 19 from 10-8PM

Science Could be Close to Parkinson’s Cure

Scientists may be close to unlocking one of the keys to Parkinson’s disease, which affects about 1 million people in the United States and 5 million across the globe. The disorder of the central nervous system strikes mostly people in their later years, but does hit at a young age as well. Eric Tegethoff reports:

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Ferguson Calls Second Stay of Travel Ban a Complete Victory

Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii after hearing arguments that the executive order discriminates on the basis of nationality. The ruling came as opponents renewed their legal challenges across the country, asking judges in three states to block the executive order that targets people from six predominantly Muslim countries

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Group Works to Find, Preserve NW Areas Resilient to Warming Climate

Organizations are looking into the future to try to identify areas that will be most resilient to climate change, in order to conserve them.  Eric Tegethoff reports:

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Hunting & Fishing Licenses Available

Recreational fishing and hunting licenses for the 2017-2018 season are now available for sale for the season beginning April 1.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) typically begins to sell the upcoming year’s licenses in December.

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However, the DFW released a new licensing system last month – prompting the delay – in order to keep from printing licences on two different systems.

Licensing Manager Peter Vernie says with an additional month to refine the system, WDFW is now ready to process 2017-18 licenses.

License fees for the 2017-2018 season have not changed from the previous year. Customers can access WDFW’s licensing system at: https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/

WDFW sells 2.5 million licenses annually through its website, by telephone, and through a network of 600 retail stores across the state.