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** ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 21 ** Visitors listen Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, to Michael Gurling, right, of the Forks, Wash., Chamber of Commerce, talk about the bonfire location on a beach in LaPush, Wash., that is portrayed as the place where Bella Swan, the main character in author Stephenie Meyer's vampire-themed "Twilight" books, learns that her high-school friend Edward Cullen is really a vampire. The visitors were taking part in a "Twilight Tour" led by Gurling that takes fans of the books, which are set in the nearby town of Forks, Wash., around to locations central to the plot and characters. The attention is welcome in Forks, which has long suffered by the decline in the timber industry. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

** ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 21 ** Visitors listen Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, to Michael Gurling, right, of the Forks, Wash., Chamber of Commerce, talk about the bonfire location on a beach in LaPush, Wash., that is portrayed as the place where Bella Swan, the main character in author Stephenie Meyer's vampire-themed "Twilight" books, learns that her high-school friend Edward Cullen is really a vampire. The visitors were taking part in a "Twilight Tour" led by Gurling that takes fans of the books, which are set in the nearby town of Forks, Wash., around to locations central to the plot and characters. The attention is welcome in Forks, which has long suffered by the decline in the timber industry. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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