Forks: Gov. Locke to come calling

Gov. Gary Locke will visit Forks and the surrounding West End area during a half-day tour May 30.

Following an 11:30 a.m. arrival at the Quillayute Airport between Forks and LaPush, the governor will participate in an economic development roundtable discussion with city, county and tribal officials.

The governor will then tour Forks High School and attend a school assembly.

A walking tour of downtown Forks will conclude the visit, and Locke will return to the airport at about 4 p.m.

“We are still several days away and some of the details are subject to change, but he is visiting,”‘ said Mike Gowrylow, spokesperson for Gov. Locke’s office.

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