Christi Baron

PHOTO: Raising funds for children in Forks

Sarah Decker, Rod Fleck and Josh Goakey serve as auctioneers during the live auction portion of the 17th annual Cherish our Children fundraiser Friday night… Continue reading

 

PHOTO: A salute to veterans in Forks

The Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July float serves as a backdrop at the Forks Transit Center on Sunday as Veterans of Foreign Wars Post… Continue reading

 

New Forks mayor talks about the state of the city

The new mayor of Forks, Tim Fletcher, told of ongoing work on tourism and timber issues, jobs, housing and quelling drug-related crimes at… Continue reading

 

Forks chamber honors outstanding community members

Lonnie Archibald was recognized for almost 50 years of photographing youth sporting events as he received the Citizen of the Year Award at… Continue reading

Canoe returned with ceremony to its homeland on West End

The Viola canoe has been returned to its homeland after 50 years.  In the culture of the Hoh, Quileute and other Northwest Tribes… Continue reading

Collection adds more to upcoming Forever Twilight in Forks festival

Very Important Twilighters tickets are going fast. Lissy Andros, Forks Chamber of Commerce executive director, told… Continue reading

Local officials perform one-day quake drill in Forks

FORKS — The day of the disaster drill in Forks was partly sunny with a high of 74 degrees and a light breeze. When the… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Three West End residents arrested after allegations of kidnapping and torture

FORKS — Two men and a woman are accused of kidnapping and torturing a man in Forks. The alleged victim, James King of La Push,… Continue reading

Three West End residents arrested after allegations of kidnapping and torture

FORKS — Two men and a woman are accused of kidnapping and torturing a man in Forks. The alleged victim, James King of La Push,… Continue reading

Trash becomes Forks man’s treasure; beach-combing museum closer to reality

FORKS — While more than 1,550 people picked up trash from beaches and threw it away last month, a Forks man has been picking up… Continue reading

Trash becomes Forks man’s treasure; beach-combing museum closer to reality

FORKS — While more than 1,550 people picked up trash from beaches and threw it away last month, a Forks man has been picking up… Continue reading

50th annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction this Saturday and Sunday in Forks

THE EVENT NOW known as the Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction, turns 50 this year. At its inception, the QVSA was known as the Quillayute Valley… Continue reading

50th annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction this Saturday and Sunday in Forks

THE EVENT NOW known as the Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction, turns 50 this year. At its inception, the QVSA was known as the Quillayute Valley… Continue reading

Dale Raben will receive Pioneer Logger Award as 2013 Hickory Shirt/Heritage Days begin Wednesday in Forks

SINCE 1981, THE Pioneer Logger Award has been bestowed, during Hickory Shirt/Heritage Days, on an individual who has had an impact on the timber industry… Continue reading

UPDATED — Dale Raben will receive Pioneer Logger Award as 2013 Hickory Shirt/Heritage Days begin Wednesday in Forks

SINCE 1981, THE Pioneer Logger Award has been bestowed, during Hickory Shirt/Heritage Days, on an individual who has had an impact on the timber industry… Continue reading

Meet the king of all beachcombers — and now he’s going to Japan

FORKS — Forks’ only licensed plumber, John Anderson, recently hung up his plunger and retired. While he will no longer hear the satisfying sounds of… Continue reading

Meet the king of all beachcombers — and now he’s going to Japan

FORKS — Forks’ only licensed plumber, John Anderson, recently hung up his plunger and retired. While he will no longer hear the satisfying sounds of… Continue reading

Take a Forks logging and mill tour

FORKS — On May 23, 1991, the town of Forks was closed. Many businesses locked up, as most residents traveled to Olympia to take part… Continue reading

CHRISTI BARON’S WEST END NEIGHBOR: Inspiration from a feathered friend

It is time again for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Scientists use the counts along with observations from citizen-science projects to provide an immense representation… Continue reading

CHRISTI BARON’S WEST END NEIGHBOR: Happy 100th birthday to an ex-Forks fashionista

FORKS AND FASHION: Two words one might not think of throwing in to the same sentence. Everyone knows that we on the West End have… Continue reading