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PA city airs cash routine State audit bares $77,496 in payouts By Tom Callis

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Greg Munson, who has operated the state liquor store in Forks for nearly four decades, is contemplating retirement when liquor privatization takes effect next June.

State liquor store operators try to keep spirits up over initiative By Tom Callis and Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News

Greg Munson has run the state liquor store in Forks for nearly 40 years, but by June, he may be looking to retire. Munson, 65, will be one of the 325 liquor store managers in the state who will have to close up shop or apply for a liquor license by June 1 because of voter passage Tuesday of Initiative 1183, which gets the state out of the liquor business. “I didn’t think much of it two to three weeks ago,” he said. “It’s kind of a surprise.” The new law, which received 60 percent of the statewide vote and which takes effect June 1, allows retailers in stores of larger than 10,000 square feet to sell liquor. Liquor can also be sold at existing Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News liquor store sites, which otherwise don’t Customer Joe Jester, standing outside the state-operated liquor store meet the minimum-size requirement. in Port Angeles, said passage of I-1183 will make liquor more Turn


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PORT ANGELES — City Hall is taking a close look at its policy regarding “cashouts” for unused sick and vacation time after a state audit found that two department heads received up to $77,496 more than city policy allows. The overdraw, in ONLINE . . . part, came from city Finance Director Yvonne Ziomkowski and Fire Chief Dan McKeen being compensated for more unused leave than the policy allowed in a year, a common ■ Download the practice for employproposed 2012 ees nearing retirecity budget: ment, according to http://tinyurl. Ziomkowski. com/budgetpa The city of Port Angeles allows employees to turn 80 hours of unused leave into cash and 40 hours to be transferred into their retirement plan. The state Auditor’s Office, in its annual review of the city released Monday, found that Ziomkowski and McKeen had a combined total of $36,595 in the past four years cashed or transferred to their retirement plans in excess of the combined maximum of 120 hours a year. Additionally, the report says another $40,901 in unused leave may have been inappropriately allocated to the two department heads. City policy allows unused leave of more than 960 hours to be transferred at 25 percent of its value. Both Ziomkowski and McKeen have accumulated leave over that amount and were compensated the full value for their unused leave.

No intentional wrongdoing The report found no evidence of intentional wrongdoing. Ziomkowski said they were following a long-standing practice that allows employees who are nearing retirement but haven’t fully participated in the city’s retirement plan to cash-out more unused leave than the written policy allows. That allows them, she said, to “catch up” with retirement and is a practice that has been ongoing for 20 years or more. “The auditor said the interpretation of the policy was not always consistent,” Ziomkowski said. Turn



Cities may face trying some criminals Cash-strapped top prosecutor would shift duties from county By Tom Callis

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PORT ANGELES — Facing large budget cuts, the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is looking to leave it up to the cities to prosecute many of their drug and theft cases. The office is facing $196,932 in cuts next year, and as a result, Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly said her office could have to institute furlough days and lose a sup-

port staff member. Kelly said she wants to focus her limited resources on prosecuting crimes of violence against people. “Our focus is always going to be on the violent and sex crimes,” she said. To properly prosecute those cases, Kelly said, she is planning to shift drug and theft crimes that occur in the cities over to those municipalities to charge next

“I think that’s definitely a realyear, but how many has not been istic possibility,” Forks Mayor determined. “It’s very likely that there is Bryon Monohon said. So does Sequim City Attorney going to be some shift,” she said. Craig Ritchie. “What you’re trying to do is More cost for cities juggle the cost of criminal justice,” The result would be additional he said, “and frankly, we want to costs for the cities of Port Angeles, reserve as many dollars as we can Forks and Sequim — which are for serious crimes.” facing their own budget cutbacks — and possibly softer penalties ‘Internal’ duties for some criminals, said city offiPort Angeles City Attorney Bill cials. Bloor said his office will try to Additionally, some city admin- prosecute every case, but other istrators said they may not have “internal” duties, such as hanenough funds to pursue charges dling city contracts, may have to on every case. suffer.




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Tony Bennett visits New Orleans sites GRAMMY-WINNING JAZZ CROONER Tony Bennett is championing a rebuilding effort to help New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina. At the site of the 101st and final house built by Project Home Again, the 85-year-old Bennett singer said Friday that bringing people home is important to protecting the culture and traditions of New Orleans. Said Bennett: “The gospel music, the music that started in churches here that created the art form of jazz — that needs to be preserved.” He looked on as a gospel choir clapped and swayed while singing “Oh Happy Day” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to commemorate the project founded by his friends, New

York couple Leonard and Louise Riggio. After seeing Katrina’s devastation on their TV sets following the 2005 storm, the Riggios pledged to build homes for low- and middleincome families who were forced from their homes with little hope of returning.

Documentary crew The doctor convicted of causing Michael Jackson’s death was given perks by producers of a documentary on his case, a security guard who drove the physician to and from court daily said Friday. Louis Perry, head of Kadima Security Services, said producers often took Murray to boozeMurray filled dinners at upscale restaurants, paid for a 12-seat van outfitted with cameras and may have paid for the tailored suit Murray wore Monday when he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Perry said he was never paid for his work as Murray’s driver and security detail, but the physician

gave him permission to talk to reporters about what he saw. “They paid to have full access,” Perry said. “They were shadowing his every move.” It remains unclear whether the perks Murray received run afoul of regulations intended to prevent convicts from profiting from their crime. Perry said he didn’t comply with a request to allow Murray to be filmed right before Monday’s verdict was read and refused to grant the filmmakers the right to use his likeness in the documentary titled “Michael Jackson and the Doctor: A Fatal Friendship.” The documentary has aired in England and premiered Friday night in the United States on MSNBC. Perry said he couldn’t estimate how much was spent on Murray during the six-week trial. He said he wasn’t sure if producers paid for Murray’s new wardrobe, but he was told to bring the doctor to an upscale department store where a tailor was waiting for him. The doctor received several suits, clothes and ties after that trip, he said.

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EVELYN H. LAUDER, 75, a refugee of Nazi-occupied Europe who married into an illustrious family in the beauty business and became an ardent advocate for breast cancer awareness, raising millions for research, died Saturday at her home in Manhattan, N.Y. The cause was nongenetic ovarian cancer, said Alexandra Trower, a spokeswoman for the Estée Lauder Companies. As the wife of Leonard A. Lauder, the chairman emeritus of the Estée Lauder Cos., and as the daughter-in-law of the company’s formidable matriarch, Estée Lauder, Mrs. Lauder had to establish her own place in a family as complex as it was competitive. Mrs. Lauder frequently told the story of how, early in her marriage, she returned to the couple’s apartment to find that Estée had rearranged the furniture more to her liking. When Evelyn and Leonard were dating — it was only their second date — Estée implored her to stay and be the hostess for a birthday party she was giving her son. “So I stayed,” Mrs. Lauder said in an interview in 2008. “What could I do? She was like a steamroller.” Yet it was clear that Estée was crazy about the young woman, and soon after Evelyn’s marriage, in 1959, she joined the family cosmetics company, then a small enterprise, pitching in wherever she was needed. “I was very strong,” she

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said. “Having had a childhood like the one I had, I was much more tough than a lot of people. I was one of the few people who spoke my mind to Estée.” Mrs. Lauder learned she had breast cancer in 1989 and soon became a strong voice on behalf of women’s health, though she was always reluctant to discuss her own condition. “My situation doesn’t really matter,” she told a reporter in 1995. She was a creator of the Pink Ribbon campaign, a worldwide symbol of breast health, and in 1993, she founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which has raised more than $350 million. In 2007 she received a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, which developed independently of her breast cancer, Ms. Trower said.


NORTON DODGE, 84, a genially rumpled economics professor who in the course of research trips to study arcana like tractors and workforce demographics managed quietly to amass the world’s largest collection of nonconformist Soviet art, died Nov. 5 in Washington. The cause was multiple

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organ failure, his wife, Nancy, said. The couple had lived for many years at Cremona, a 978-acre estate in Mechanicsville, Md., whose 40-odd buildings long groaned with paintings, prints and other work made covertly from the 1950s to the 1980s. That trove now forms the core of the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art From the Soviet Union, part of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. For “nonconformist” read “dissident,” and for “dissident” read “dangerous”: the term describes any art, including political, religious and Surrealist work, that did not hew to the narrow, state-sanctioned confines of Socialist Realism.

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U.S. Rep. Monrad Wallgren has won re-election with pluralities in all eight counties that comprise his 2nd Congressional District. With all returns in from Clallam and Jefferson counties and most in from the six others, Wallgren, D-Everett, was leading his opponent, Payson Peterson, a Townsend Club-endorsed Did You Win? Republican, by nearly 9,000 votes. State lottery results Wallgren beat Peterson Friday’s Daily Game: by two to one in Jefferson 9-2-3 County, where many had Friday’s Keno: 04-08anticipated he would have 34-36-39-41-42-44-45-48-51- trouble because of his 53-57-66-69-71-72-77-78-80 national park bill that JefFriday’s Match 4: ferson County opposes. 07-17-19-21 Wallgren’s bill would creFriday’s Mega Milate a Mount Olympus lions: 02-16-22-29-50, National Park out of Mount Mega Ball: 27 Olympus National MonuSaturday’s Daily ment and Olympic National Game: 6-7-2 Forest lands. Saturday’s Hit 5: 04-15-16-27-39 1961 (50 years ago) Saturday’s Keno: The Bird and Mammal 01-04-05-14-16-26-33-43-4550-56-62-64-67-69-70-71-72- Society of Seattle will meet at the Pioneer Museum in 74-77 Port Angeles tonight. Saturday’s Lotto: Glenn D. Gallison, Olym03-06-10-11-12-49 pic National Park naturalist, Saturday’s Match 4: is in charge of the local 08-09-16-18 Saturday’s Powerball: arrangements. 04-35-36-51-56, Powerball: The Bird and Mammal 8, Power Play: 5 Society was organized in

1921 and is based at the University of Washington. One of the charter members was E.A. Kitchin, a retired ornithologist of Port Angeles.

1986 (25 years ago) Ann Emmenegger has been named the third recipient of the Soroptimists’ Women Helping Women Award in Port Angeles. The announcement was made at a banquet with about 150 in attendance. The award honors women who have achieved positions of influence, improved the quality of life and helped provide opportunities for other women. A former teacher and librarian at Roosevelt Junior High School, she was director of library services at Peninsula College until her retirement in 1983.

Laugh Lines HALLOWEEN MARKED THE beginning of the holiday shopping season. That’s for women. The beginning of the holiday shopping season for men is Christmas Eve. David Letterman

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TODAY IS SUNDAY, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2011. There are 48 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■  On Nov. 13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down laws calling for racial segregation on public city and state buses. On this date: ■  In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to a friend, JeanBaptiste Leroy: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” ■  In 1849, voters in California ratified the state’s original constitution. ■  In 1909, 259 men and boys were killed when fire erupted inside a coal mine in Cherry, Ill. ■  In 1911, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an unauthorized motion picture adaptation of the

novel Ben-Hur by Gen. Lew Wallace infringed on the book’s copyright. ■  In 1927, the Holland Tunnel opened to the public, providing access between lower Manhattan and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River. ■  In 1940, the Walt Disney animated movie “Fantasia” had its world premiere in New York. ■  In 1969, speaking in Des Moines, Iowa, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew accused network television news departments of bias and distortion and urged viewers to lodge complaints. ■  In 1971, the U.S. space probe Mariner 9 went into orbit around Mars. ■  In 1974, Karen Silkwood, a technician and union activist at the Kerr-McGee Cimarron pluto-

nium plant near Crescent, Okla., died in a car crash while on her way to meet a reporter. ■  In 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. ■  Ten years ago: Afghan opposition fighters rolled into Kabul after Taliban troops slipped away under cover of darkness. Eight foreign aid workers — two Americans, two Australians and four Germans — held captive in Afghanistan for three months were freed by anti-Taliban fighters. President George W. Bush approved the use of a special military tribunal that could put accused terrorists on trial faster and in greater secrecy than an ordinary criminal court.

President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin met at the White House, where they pledged to slash Cold War-era nuclear arsenals by two-thirds. Bishop Wilton Gregory was elected the first black president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. ■  Five years ago: President George W. Bush met with the bipartisan Iraq Study Group and promised to work with the incoming Democratic majority toward “common objectives”; at the same time, Bush renewed his opposition to any timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops. ■  One year ago: Pro-democracy hero Aung San Suu Kyi walked free in Myanmar after more than seven years under house arrest.

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Briefly: Nation Occupy deaths bring pressure for shutdowns

failing solar energy company Solyndra. An email from a clean-energy activist and former official in President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign said Chu, a Nobel OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland Prize-winning physicist, was a brilliant man but “not perfect” officials have twice issued evicfor other critical DOE missions, tion notices to an anti-Wall Street encampment, and officials including creating jobs. The Feb. 25 email from Dan elsewhere urged an end to simiCarol, a former issues adviser in lar gatherings as pressures Obama’s campaign, was circuagainst Occupy protest sites lated by then-Chief of Staff mounted in the wake of three deaths in different cities, includ- Peter Rouse and seen by at least 18 White House officials. ing two by gunfire. The emails were released late For the second time in as Friday by the government in many days, Oakland city offiresponse to a subpoena by cials warned protesters SaturHouse Republicans, who are day that they do not have the investigating a $528 million fedright to camp in the plaza overeral loan received by Solyndra night and that they face immeInc. of Fremont, Calif. diate arrest and the removal of The firm later went bankrupt their belongings. and laid off its 1,100 workers. The city issued the same A White House spokesman eviction notice a day earlier after first pleading with protest- said Friday the plan to oust Chu was not taken very seriously. ers to leave the encampment, where a man was shot and Today’s news shows killed Thursday. The Oakland shooting WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for occurred the same day a today’s TV news shows: ■  ABC’s “This Week” — Round 35-year-old military veteran apparently shot himself to death tables on politics and Iran. ■  NBC’s “Meet the Press” — 2012 in a tent at a Burlington, Vt., GOP presidential candidate Michele Occupy encampment. Bachmann; Florida Rep. Debbie WasserOn Friday, a man believed to man Schultz, head of the Democratic National Committee. be in his 40s was found dead ■  CBS’s “Face the Nation” — 2012 inside a tent at the Occupy Salt GOP presidential candidate Jon HuntsLake City encampment from Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; what police said was a combina- man; Govs. Martin O’Malley, D-Md., and Haley tion of drug use and carbon Barbour, R-Miss. monoxide. ■  CNN’s “State of the Union” —

Plan for ouster WASHINGTON — Top officials at the White House circulated a plan calling for the ouster of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and other top Energy Department officials as the administration braced for a political storm brewing over the

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas; Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. ■  “Fox News Sunday” — Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.; Gov. Tom Corbett, R-Pa.; Penn State student body President T.J. Bard; former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris.

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans against the Arab League during a protest in front the Qatar Embassy in Damascus on Saturday.

Arab League suspends Syria over killings CAIRO — In a surprisingly sharp move, the Arab League voted Saturday to suspend Syria over the country’s bloody crackdown on an eight-month uprising. The decision was a humiliating blow to a regime that prides itself as a bastion of Arab nationalism, but it was unlikely to immediately end a wave of violence. “We hope there will be a brave move from Syria to stop the violence and begin a real dialogue toward real reform,” Qatar’s Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim said. In Damascus, pro-regime demonstrators threw eggs and tomatoes at the Qatari Embassy to protest the vote.

The Arab League will monitor the situation and revisit the decision Wednesday.

Peace deal threatened PARACHINAR, Pakistan — A Pakistani militant commander close to the Afghan border threatened Saturday to abandon an unofficial peace deal with the government, raising the specter of more violence in the nucleararmed country. Hafiz Gul Bahadur cited American missile strikes and shelling by the Pakistani army as the reason for his threat, which was made in a one-page statement distributed in the town of Miran Shah in the North Waziristan region, the militant leader’s main base. Bahadur commands as many as 4,000 fighters in North Waziristan, which is under the effective control of his group and other militant organizations. The Associated Press

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People celebrate after Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi left the presidential palace at the end of a meeting with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in Rome on Saturday.

Hopes high in Italy as Berlusconi quits post By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press

ROME — A chorus of Handel’s “Alleluia” rang out Saturday as Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian premier, ending a tumultuous 17-year political era and setting in motion a transition aimed at bringing the country back from the brink of economic crisis. Berlusconi stepped down amid jeers, cheers and heckles of “Buffoon” from thousands of people who packed downtown Rome to witness his government’s downfall after a stunning week of market turmoil that upended his defiant hold on power and threatened to tear apart the eurozone. Respected former European Commissioner Mario Monti remained the top choice to try to steer the country out of its debt woes as the head of a transitional government. But the job is Herculean, given the enormity of reforms required and Italy’s often-paralyzed parliament. President Giorgio Napolitano will hold consultations this morning with each of Italy’s main political forces before proceeding with the expected request that Monti try to form a new government.

Napolitano has scheduled back-to-back, 10-minute meetings all morning, indicating the talks won’t drag on and that by the open of markets Berlusconi Monday, Italy may well have charted a new political course. Late Saturday, Berlusconi’s party said it would support Monti, albeit with conditions. In front of Napolitano’s office, where Berlusconi handed in his resignation late Saturday, protesters uncorked sparkling wine and danced in a conga line, shouting “We’re free!” Several dozen singers and classical musicians — complete with music stands and chairs — performed Handel’s “Alleluia” to rejoice in the end of Berlusconi’s scandal-marred reign and welcome Monti into office. “I think he [Monti] is going to bring trust back to Italian people who are losing it, are a bit fed up with what’s going on and have lost the trust and the respect” they had for Berlusconi, said Sophie Duffort of France, who was in the piazza Saturday night.

Berlusconi supporters were also out in force, some singing the national anthem, but they were vastly outnumbered. Berlusconi’s resignation was set in motion after the Chamber of Deputies approved economic reforms demanded by the European Union, which include increasing the retirement age starting in 2026 but do nothing to open up Italy’s inflexible labor market. The Senate approved the legislation a day earlier and Napolitano signed it into law Saturday afternoon, paving the way for Berlusconi to leave office as he promised to do after losing his parliamentary majority earlier in the week. Berlusconi stood as lawmakers applauded him in the parliament chamber immediately after the vote. But outside, thousands of curiosity-seekers massing to witness his government’s final hours heckled him and his ministers. “Shame!” and “Get out!” they yelled, many toting “Bye Bye Silvio Party” posters as they marched through downtown Rome in a festive indication that for many Italians, like financial markets, the time had come for Berlusconi to go.

Obama in bull’s-eye for GOP foes; less consensus on Iran The Associated Press

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Republican presidential hopefuls criticized President Barack Obama’s efforts to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions Saturday night but disagreed in campaign debate whether the United States would be justified in a pre-emptive military strike. “If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon. And if you elect Mitt Romney, Iran will not have a nuclear weapon,” the former Massachusetts governor declared. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich quickly agreed, saying that if all other steps failed, “you have to take whatever steps are necessary” to prevent the Islamic regime from gaining a nuclear weapon. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas just as quickly disagreed with the idea that a president would order an

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attack. He said if America’s security is threatened, the president must ask Congress for a formal declaration of war before taking military action. The question was the first in a 90-minute debate devoted to defense and foreign policy, an event that brought eight would-be commanders-in-chief together on a debate stage for the second time in less than a week. On the debate stage at Wofford College, the war in Afghanistan produced the same response as the question in Iran’s nuclear ambitions — unanimous criticism of the president, but differences among the Republicans seeking to take his place. Jon Huntsman, who served as Obama’s first ambassador to China, said it was time to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, a land where their boots first touched the soil a decade ago. “I

say it’s time to come home. I say this nation has achieved its key objectives,” he said. But Romney and Texas Gov. Rick Perry said they would side with military commanders on the ground about when to withdraw troops. They criticized Obama for “telegraphing” the nation’s intentions. Still, Romney said he supports a withdrawal by the end of 2014, “other than a small footprint of support forces.” On waterboarding, Herman Cain and Rep. Michele Bachmann both said they would reinstate the technique designed to simulate drowning. Cain went one step further, adding that he would leave it up to military leaders — rather than their civilian superiors — to decide what forms of interrogation amount to torture, which he said he opposes.

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World: Accident suspected in Mexico leader’s air crash

World: Canadian is victim of Egyptian family feud

World: Extremist Islam not in cards, interim leader says

World: Presidency posters used for pigsty; arrest made

MEXICO’S TOP CABINET secretary, Francisco Blake Mora, a key figure in Mexico’s battle with drug cartels, died Friday in a helicopter crash that President Felipe Calderon said was probably an accident. Blake Mora, 45, was the second interior minister, the No. 2 post in the government, to die in an air crash during Calderon’s administration. Despite some tendencies to suspect a hit on the top officials leading Calderon’s offensive against organized crime, the crash that killed Blake Mora and seven others may have had to do with bad weather. Policy is not exepected to change.

A CANADIAN TOURIST who was caught up in a family feud died of his wounds Saturday, an Egyptian security official said. Jeff Francois, 24, lived in Cairo and was an employee of the Institute of Canada. He was shot Wednesday when members of a feuding family opened fire on his car when his driver refused to stop at an illegal checkpoint in the town of al-Samata. Family feuds and violent revenge attacks are common in southern Egypt, where many families take the law into their own hands, refusing police intervention.

LIBYA WON’T TURN into an extremist Islamic country, its interim leader assured the European Union’s top diplomat Saturday, adding that the formation of a new government of experts is to be completed in the coming week. Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, chairman of the National Transitional Council, caused a stir in the West last month when he said Islamic Shariah law would be the main source of legislation in the new Libya and that tenets violating it would be nullified. He spoke at a news conference with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.

UGANDAN POLICE ARRESTED a man Friday for “abusing the presidency” after he built a pigsty out of old election posters featuring President Yoweri Museveni’s face. The 35-year-old taxi dispatcher used the durable posters for the roof and walls and as plates for the pigs. The man said he did not know he was breaking the law. The posters were still on the streets of Kampala after February’s poll, won by longtime leader Museveni. A report by an international rights group says government-backed harassment and repression of critics are increasing in the East African nation.



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Liquor: Eight stores now on Olympic Peninsula Continued from A1 There are eight stores now on the North Olympic Peninsula. The seven others are located in Clallam Bay, Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Brinnon, Port Hadlock and Quilcene. Munson said he has not decided whether he will apply for a license, adding that he may decide to retire instead.

Port Hadlock: Uncertain Kathryn Debernardi, who has owned and oper­ ated a store in Port Had­ lock, said she is uncertain of her future and that of the store. “I’ve read the initiative several times, and there are still so many unanswered questions that I can’t even begin to work on a business plan,” she said. Tammy Hull, manager of the liquor store in Clallam Bay, also said it’s a “very good possibility” that she will seek a license to con­ tinue to stay in business. But she said she still has her reservations. “I’m not happy about it,” Hull said of the initiative Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News passing. Jean Morris, who has managed the Quilcene Liquor Store for 36 years, is unsure about how the passage of Initiative 1183 “My issue about it is it’s will affect her. such a gray situation.”

Port Townsend Port Townsend’s liquor store manager, Dick Linga­ felter, said he didn’t know if he would seek a license. Jean Morris, manager of the store in Quilcene, was also unsure. Morris owns the build­ ing and would have to pur­ chase the inventory but said she would most likely return her current stock and develop an inventory more compatible with Quil­ cene’s tastes.

Currently, the state con­ trols what she sells, she said, and there are several liqueurs and high-end prod­ ucts that she would proba­ bly stop carrying. Morris said her custom­ ers’ tastes gravitate toward whiskey and vodka. Managers of the Port Angeles and Sequim stores declined to comment. The state said more than 900 state employees will lose their jobs as a result of

the initiative. But those aren’t the only jobs at risk. Puget Sound Transfer in Port Angeles will lose a third of its business when the law goes into effect, said manager Eric Flodstrom in an email. Flodstrom said the com­ pany distributes liquor to 48 stores from Gig Harbor to Clallam Bay and 12 stores in Seattle. “It is disheartening to have this hard work wiped away by a vote and no fault

a purchase at the Port Angeles liquor store. “I’m sorry for those who are going to lose their jobs but it’s great for the state,” he said, referring to the pos­ sibility of increased revenue with higher consumption. Costco, which has a loca­ tion in Sequim and threw $22 million into a campaign supporting the initiative, plans to carry it and so does Safeway, which has four locations in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Sheila Jones, Walmart

district manager for ­ lallam, Mason, Grays C Harbor, Jefferson and Kit­ sap counties, said the large retailer has yet to announce a decision on whether to sell liquor.

________ Reporter Tom Callis can be reached at 360-417-3532 or at tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. com. Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360385-2335 or at charlie.bermant@

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of our own,” he said. Flodstrom said liquor distribution will end up being handled by larger companies and the retail­ ers’ own distribution sys­ tems. In regard to layoffs, he said, “I’ll know more in Jan­ uary.” One thing is certain about the initiative: Liquor will become more accessible on the Peninsula. And that’s a good thing, said Joe Jester, 57, of Port Angeles after he had made

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announced that the encampment at Seattle CLINTON — Three young men are dead and a Central Community Col­ teenage girl injured after a lege will begin charging fiery car crash on Whidbey electronics using human power from retrofitted bicy­ Island. cles, composting and reus­ KOMO-TV reported ETHEL — A semi truck slammed into a pickup that that according to investiga­ ing plates, cups and silver­ ware instead of dispos­ tors, the 17-year-old girl lost control on an icy road ables. was driving when the car in Lewis County, killing The changes are aimed veered off the roadway, three people. at making the camp more struck a tree and burst into KOMO-TV reported environmentally friendly. flames just after midnight that it happened in Ethel, Organizers said the 13 miles southeast of Che­ Saturday. Her three passengers — nation’s current economic halis, on Saturday morn­ system is “ruthless” to men ages 19, 20 and 22 — ing. were killed. nature. The Washington State Witnesses pulled the Organizers said the Patrol said the pickup spun girl from the car. She was retro­ fitted bicycles will be sideways and slid across donated and will be used to the centerline into the path taken to Whidbey General Hospital. charge laptops, cellphones of the semi. The State Patrol said and cameras. The pickup’s driver, a Occupy Seattle began 49-year-old Rochester man, alcohol is believed to have been a factor and the its protest more than a was killed, along with two driver will be booked into month ago at Westlake passengers, a 44-year-old the Island County Jail for Park in downtown, eventu­ man from Centralia and a investigation of vehicular ally moving to the campus 46-year-old man from homicide when she is of the community college. Rochester. released from the hospital. On Friday, the college The semi’s driver was said it was exploring legal not hurt. Authorities said ways to evict the encamp­ the semi’s driver was not at Occupy Seattle ment. fault and will not be SEATTLE — Occupy Seattle organizers have charged. The Associated Press

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Continued from A1 cers,” he said. “How are they going to know whether this The cities, which handle case is going to qualify as a cases through the county’s felony or not?” Any caseload shift would two district courts rather than Superior Court, also place a higher burden couldn’t charge possession on the county’s two district courts, which are also facing of heroin, methamphet­ cuts. amine, cocaine or other fel­ Kelly estimates that ony drugs. between 100 and 200 cases If any of those cases were may be moved from Supe­ shifted to the cities, they rior Court to either of the would have to find some district courts under the related misdemeanor to “worst-case scenario.” charge. Clallam County District Kelly said it’s too early to Court No. 1 Administrator tell how many felony drug Keith Wills said the court cases her office would still could be able to absorb that be able to handle. number of cases since it has “It’s just too uncertain,” seen its own caseload drop she said. in recent years. District Court No. 1, Still, such a dramatic change in policy is not what which is posed to lose a staff Kelly said she had in mind member and part-time when she first ran in 2002 as the tough-on-crime can­ didate. She said she doesn’t think she is going back on her campaign promises. Continued from A1 “I’m always going to be tough on the crimes I pros­ “It was always consistent ecute,” Kelly said. when you look at the past “I just may not be able to practices.” How’s the fishing? prosecute as many of them.” Also, she said, the city’s Matt Schubert reports. Sequim Police Chief Bill policy regarding unused Fridays in Dickinson said he finds rea­ leave accumulated over 960 son for concern. Peninsula Daily News hours is intended to only “It’s confusing for offi­ apply to employees who have quit or retired. But Ziomkowski ada­ Rebecca Wanagel mantly denied that she was MA Special Ed. compensated for more than the policy allows in order to be reimbursed for as much leave as possible at its full value. “Absolutely not,” she said. “This never even crossed my mind.” Contact Rebecca to arrange a McKeen was on vacation FREE CONSULTATION last week and couldn’t be or text: 360-477-7792 reached for comment. Myers said he had requested the auditor take a look at the issue after it came COMMUNICATION WIRING to his attention. He has not decided TELEPHONE & COMPUTER WIRING whether the funds will be repaid. Myers said the policy will

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PT library one of 3 stars in state By Charlie Bermant

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PORT TOWNSEND — A national trade magazine has singled out the Port Townsend Public Library as one of three “star libraries” in Washington state and among 262 top libraries nationwide. “This is great for us. It’s like the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for libraries,” said library Director Theresa Percy. She received the news about Library Journal’s recognition of the library in its November issue as she and her staff prepare for a temporary move during a planned seismic retrofit of the library building. The Port Townsend Library was given a threestar rating. “It recognizes our ability to deliver services,” Percy said. “Even as we’ve had to cut back, the demand for library services has increased.”

National rating Library Journal’s fourth national rating of public libraries, the LJ Index of Public Library Service 2011, identified the top libraries out of 7,513 nationwide libraries using 2009 data, the journal said on its website at Libraries were given rat-

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Port Townsend Library Director Theresa Percy, far right, meets with staff members, from left, Keith Dorrock, Cris Wilson and Jodi Glaubman on the library’s mezzanine Thursday. Library Journal named the Port Townsend Library one of three “star libraries” in Washington state. ings of three, four or five stars in their budget categories. The Port Townsend Library, which has a $900,000 annual budget, was in the $400,000-to$999,999 budget range category. The award is based on the facility’s budget as it translates to circulation, program attendance and inlibrary Internet use. The library boasts 29.6 visits per capita — the

highest in Washington state, Percy said. The magazine also recognized the Seattle Public Library with five stars in its category of $30 million and the Lopez Island Library District with four stars in its category of $200,000 to $399,900. While the Port Townsend Library will use the national recognition to raise its visibility, it must immediately increase its urgency in the search for a tempo-

rary home. The library is scheduled for a seismic retrofit this spring, during which time the walls and roof will be shored up to make them “earthquake proof” while other repairs will be conducted. The cost of the retrofit will be subsidized by a $600,000 Federal Emergency Management Agency — or FEMA — grant and $260,000 in city funds. This amount includes

On Thursday, Percy and City Manager David Timmons visited Mountain View Commons to judge its suitability and came to no conclusions, Percy said. She said the library also is looking at the possibility of renting the space at 1121 Water St., which formerly housed Swain’s Outdoor and which has been vacant since the store closed in February. That site is also under consideration by the Quimper Mercantile Exchange, which hopes to open a Port Townsend retail outlet in 2012. Percy said the library wants to rent about 6,500 square feet for the temporary move, with a strong preference that it all be on one level. Once the seismic retrofit is completed, the library will look toward raising money for the remainder of its $9 million renovation project.

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received, the library has nearly $800,000 in private donations in hand and is optimistic about an additional 500,000 in grants, Percy said. An additional $3.5 million from the U.S. Rural Development division and $375,000 from the state’s heritage capital projects fund have not been received as expected, causing a shortfall of those amounts. “There are funds that we thought were secure that we aren’t going to get,” Percy said. With these losses, the library still must raise about $7 million, Percy said. Revenue from a city levy lid lift approved by voters in 2008 to benefit the public library, which will bring in $2.9 million in 2011, is earmarked for operations and cannot be used for capital projects, Percy said. “There is money coming in all the time, so I’m not worried,” she said. “We are getting different parts done one at a time so we can decide what we can afford to do next as the funds become available.” For information about how to donate, visit the Friends of the Library,


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PORT TOWNSEND — Ferry service on the Port Townsend-Coupeville route Friday was disrupted when the MV Salish conducted a water rescue for a man on a pleasure craft. At about 3:45 p.m., the Salish was pulling into Port Townsend when boat personnel noticed a man in a 17-foot craft who seemed to be ill, said Susan Harris

Huether, spokeswoman for Washington State Ferries. The ferry circled the distressed boater, who was not identified, several times until crew members prepared an inflatable Zodiac boat to pull him out of the water. The Zodiac, with the man aboard, traveled alongside the ferry while taking him to shore, said Port Townsend City Councilwoman Laurie Medlicott,

who was watching from her home. He was taken to an East Jefferson Fire-Rescue ambulance that was waiting on the ferry dock and that pulled into an adjacent parking lot to give him initial treatment. The man was transported to Jefferson Healthcare hospital, where he was treated for hypothermia and discharged, said Bill Beezley, fire depart-

ment spokesman. Harris Huether said one round trip of the Salish was canceled. Service commenced with the 5:15 p.m. sailing. Service already was behind schedule because of high winds and choppy seas, Harris Huether said. Medlicott said she saw another boat tow the abandoned boat into shore after the rescue.

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The East Jefferson Fire-Rescue ambulance parks as the Salish docks Friday to pick up a man who had been rescued while in a small pleasure craft.

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Olympic Medical Center Olympic Medical Center commissioners will consider adopting a 2012 budget Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Linkletter Hall in the basement of the Port Angeles hospital, 939 E.

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The Sequim City Council will conduct a final 2012 budget hearing Monday. The council will meet at 6 p.m. in its chambers at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St. The council also will consider amending the duties of the Transportation Benefit District. The council plans to discuss elimination of distribution of state liquor taxes and profits to cities and a proposed resolution in opposition. Olympic Medical Center has also asked the city for a letter of support in opposition of state budget cuts to health care programs. The council will meet at 5 p.m. at the same location for a work session on emergency management and Community Emergency Response Teams. The council will meet at

6:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ meeting room (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. The afterhours entrance is off Fourth Street. Applicants Olympic Peninsula Development and Bruce Gagnon have modified a proposal to rezone 53 on the north side of U.S. Highway 101 near Fey Road west of Port Angeles. Their new proposal is to adopt a new urban reserve industrial Port Angeles Urban Growth Area zone and to change a nearby 6.5acre lot from very low density/urban low density to industrial.


The Port Angeles City Council will conduct public hearings on property taxes, the 2012 budget and municipal code amendments when it meets Tuesday. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St. Public hearings are held at about 7 p.m. Council members also will discuss a proposed bond measure for Civic Field improvements. Also on the agenda: ■  Financial management policy amendment. ■  Lodging Tax Advisory Committee recommendations. ■  Wireless Internet grant match.

tors to perform work in the district when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom at the PUD’s main office, 2431 E. U.S. Highway 101, Port Angeles.


Port of Port Angeles commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the 2012 budget and property tax levy Monday.

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Caroline St., Port Angeles. Other agenda items include: resolution to ■  A increase the 2012 tax levy by 1 percent. ■  Adoption of a 2012-to2014 strategic plan. ■  An administrator’s report on operations and advocacy. ■  A credentials report for October 2011. ■  A report on a new staff privilege form for plastic surgery. ■  A safety report from the chief medical officer. unit ■  Critical-care nurse call system. ■  An orthopedic surgery equipment agreement. ■  Meditech hardware and a backup system.


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The three Clallam County commissioners are expected to set Dec. 6 hearings on the proposed 2012 budget and general fund and road levies at their regular meeting Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Also on the agenda: ■  Approval of an authorized entity acknowledgment statement for the purchase of Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. software and services through the state Department of Information Services. ■  A proclamation recognizing Nov. 17 as Great American Smokeout Day. ■  An agreement with the state Department of Social and Health Services for billable services to Chemical Dependency Disposition Alternative Title 19 clients. ■  Notice of the supplemental appropriations that will be adopted by resolution Dec. 6. ■ A resolution calling for a Dec. 6 hearing on debatable emergencies. ■  Notice of a Nov. 29 hearing on continuing interim zoning controls on lands subject to noncompliance and invalidity under state law. ■  A resolution adjusting equipment rental rates. ■  A proposed ordinance amending county code for the potential rezone of 43-acres from rural low to commercial forest. On Monday, the three commissioners will gather for a work session in the same boardroom at 9 a.m. to discuss funding options for law and justice departments and several actions.

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Peninsula Daily News

OMC gets injunction against strike By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Medical Center has won a court case to prevent unionized hospital nurses and other employees from striking over health care costs and staffing levels. Kitsap County Superior Court Judge M. Karlynn Haberly on Tuesday granted OMC’s motion for summary judgment and ordered a permanent injunction against Service Employes International Union Healthcare 1199 Northwest to strike against the public hospital district. SEIU 1199NW repre-

sents more than 350 nurses, dietary workers and service workers at the Port Angeles hospital. After mediated contract talks came to a stalemate, SEIU threatened an 18-hour walkout Aug. 11.

$600,000 cost OMC Chief Executive Officer Eric Lewis said the strike would have cost the hospital district $600,000 to bring in 150 skilled replacement workers and train them to cover the 18-hour strike. Haberly issued a two-week restraining order to avert the strike Aug. 3 and later issued a prelimi-

nary injunction. On Tuesday, Haberly ordered that it is illegal for the union and its members to strike against the public hospital. “The Defendants and members of the Defendant Union are hereby permanently restrained and enjoined from engaging in any strike against the Plaintiff after November 8, 2011,” Haberly ruled. OMC is asking its employees and managers to pay for 25 percent of their children’s health care insurance, which is now free, and to pay 50 percent for a spouse, an amount that now is about 40 percent.

Haberly acted as a visiting judge because the ­Clallam County Superior Court judges had recused themselves. “We are pleased with the ruling, that a strike against OMC as a public hospital district is prohibited under Washington state law,” Lewis said in a statement. “Our goals from the beginning were to maintain health care services for our community and local jobs for our valued employees. “OMC remains committed to reaching a fair contract settlement with SEIU,” he added. Union spokeswoman Linnae Riesen provided a

statement Friday from OMC nurse and union member Ginny Majewski. “Our primary concern has been, and continues to be, getting Olympic Medical Center to return to the bargaining table,” Majewski said. “We will continue to work for guaranteed staffing for every patient every time, affordable health care for our families and retirement security.”

when our patients need us. “We’d like to settle a contract that allows us to continue to improve care and put patients first,” she said. Last month, OMC settled its final contract with United Food and Commercial Workers 21. UFCW represents 374 OMC workers in Home Health, professional technical services, clerical, laundry and the billing office. OMC is Clallam County’s largest employer, with ‘Proud to provide care’ more than 1,000 on the payMajewski added: “As the roll. ________ nurses and health care workers who care for this Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be community, we’re proud to reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. provide care and be there

Businessman Jay Ketchum found dead Sequim man shot himself, Sheriff’s Office concludes By Tom Callis

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Sherri Warren of Port Angeles makes a monetary donation as Dan Craver of Lakeside Industries and his daughter, Dani Craver, tally it up during Saturday’s “Flag Down Hunger” drive to benefit the Port Angeles Food Bank. Lakeside employees took over a portion of the Swain’s General Store parking lot for the drive, which netted hundreds of pounds of food and cash for food purchases.

Briefly . . . Public safety forum slated for today

of Clallam County. Rick McDaniels will introduce Bridges Out of Poverty Olympic Peninsula, a Port Angeles unit of a ‘Plaid Tidings’ movement offering solutions to prevent, reduce and alleSEQUIM — One more CLALLAM BAY — A viate poverty. performance of “Plaid Tidpublic safety forum is The Helping Others With ings,” the holiday show preplanned today. sented by the harmonious Life — or HOWL — team, a The Clallam Bay ComFour Plaids, is slated for Port Angeles grass-roots sermunity Watch Meeting will today at 6:30 p.m. at the vice group, will introduce its be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Dungeness Schoolhouse, programs. the Clallam Bay Library, 2781 Towne Road. Shelter Providers will 16990 state Highway 112. The rest of the weekend’s convene at 9 a.m. WednesShelter Providers A representative of the shows, presented by Readers day in the downstairs felClallam County Sheriff’s PORT ANGELES — Two lowship hall of Holy Trinity Theatre Plus, sold out last Office will provide informanew private nonprofit entiweek. Lutheran Church, 301 E. tion about organizing the So director Dewey Ehling ties will be featured at community to address public has asked the Plaids to add Wednesday’s meeting of the Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Funding outlooks, housShelter Providers Network safety concerns, said Jamye one more round of its ing and services developments, upcoming events and a regional forum Oct. 20, “Keys to Ending Homelessness across the North Olympic Peninsula,” also will be Join us for lunch and discussed. Meetings are open to enjoy our hot and anyone who is interested in toasty homemade ending local homelessness. bread bowls with a Contact Serenity House side salad at 360-452-7224 or serenity@ Monday-Thursday 11:30am-9:00pm Friday 11:30am-10:00pm • Saturday 4:00pm-10:00pm Peninsula Daily News Wisecup, program coordinator with the emergency management division of the Sheriff’s Office.


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PORT ANGELES — Jay Ketchum, a politically active Sequim businessman, was found dead Friday morning at the State Patrol scales along U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles. A State P a t r o l trooper found Ketchum’s body at 6:30 a.m. T h e cause was a g u n s h o t Ketchum wound to the head, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office said. The Sheriff’s Office concluded Ketchum shot himself. Sheriff Bill Benedict said he didn’t know if Ketchum left a note explaining his actions or what caused him to commit suicide. Ketchum, 55, owned Affordable Roofing, Affordable Services and Affordable Crane. He was also no stranger to the public eye. Ketchum had made headlines several times for throwing his money behind local political candidates. Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner and county Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly, whose campaigns have both benefited from his contributions, said they were both shocked by the news.

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him re-elected. Ketchum tossed $20,000 of his own money into the war chest. “Once he committed to helping you on something, he went in 150 percent,” Haffner said. Said Kelly, whose successful 2002 campaign received $1,000 from Ketchum: “He was a very good friend, and I’m deeply saddened.”

Use of crane The use of one of his cranes to display a large sign urging voters to reelect Deb Kelly as county prosecuting attorney last year prompted a supporter of her opponent, Larry Freedman, to file a complaint with the state Public Disclosure Commission. The sign hung precariously near U.S. Highway 101 at his property. The complaint claimed it was worth $54,446 in undisclosed in-kind contributions. The PDC ruled in Ketchum’s favor. Ketchum, who ran unsuccessfully for Fire District No. 3 commissioner in 2001, found himself in the news in 2002 for allegedly chest-bumping a Clallam County sheriff’s deputy and pointing a loaded assault rifle at him. The deputy was responding to a report of a fire at his U.S. Highway 101 home. A jury found him not guilty of second-degree assault. A retrial held on the third-degree-assault charge because the jury couldn’t reach a unanimous decision ended when he reached a settlement. The settlement was sealed from the public.

Both said they had no indication that Ketchum was depressed or facing any serious issues. “He was one guy I never thought would do that,” ________ Haffner said. In Haffner’s last election Reporter Tom Callis can be in 2008, Ketchum financed reached at 360-417-3532 or at a campaign called Save Our tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. PUD, which sought to get com.

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Jefferson Elementary School Y Kids program leader Cathy Haight, standing at far left, taught a team of children to sew seven sundresses for an orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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for Christmas. Haight, a group leader at the Y-Kids after-school care program at Jefferson Elementary School, is always looking for art projects that not only integrate new skills, but also teach her 5to 11-year-olds about the world.

PORT ANGELES — Cathy Haight is packing sundresses for a Caribbean island this weekend. She’s not making the trip, though. The dresses are to be mailed to Project HOPE Art ‘Sundresses for Haiti’ for delivery to Nadine’s orphanage in Port-auSo when she found the Prince, Haiti, in time “Sundresses for Haiti” challenge on www.ArtProjects, she told the Follow the PDN on children and their parents about it. “The response was a resounding ‘Let’s do it!’” Haight said. So the girls and boys got FACEBOOK TWITTER stitching. Peninsula Daily pendailynews With just one sewing


he organization — whose mission is to inspire and heal children in need through the creative process of art — reported on www. that as of late October, it had received 143 sundresses from youngsters around the globe, from America to Australia.

machine works and how to sew simple stitching on a machine,” Haight said. “I’m boxing the sundresses up,” she said Friday night, adding that her students made cards and wrote notes like “we had a good time making your dress. Hope you like it,” and sent a group photo of themselves. The Port Angeles seamstresses and seamsters are now part of Project HOPE Art’s worldwide effort. The organization — whose mission is to inspire and heal children in need through the creative process of art — reported on that as of late October, it had received 143 sundresses from youngsters around the globe, from America to Australia.

machine at Jefferson, they made seven sundresses from scratch, with fabrics and supplies donated by their parents. ________ “The children learned Editor Diane Urbani how to pin and cut a pat- de Features la Paz can be reached at 360tern, simple garment con- 417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ struction, how a sewing


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PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Education Foundation recently awarded more than $37,000 in grants to 16 applicants from the Port Townsend School District. Funding was distributed to applicants at Port Townsend High School, Blue Heron Middle School, Grant Street Elementary and the Mar Vista alternative high school program. A total of $50,000 had been allocated for funding this year, but the balance will carry over into next year’s grant cycle. “We approached Port Townsend School District Superintendent Gene Laes with an offer to release up to $10,000 of the balance for any project which his administrative team felt would benefit all schools, but his preference was that we hold this money for use More programs in next year’s grant cycle,” ■  Environmental Scisaid Port Townsend Educaence Immersion II: Wanda tion Foundation President Synnestvedt of Mar Vista Nik Lance. alternative high school, $2,395. Programs ■  Foreign Language Programs earning fund- Oral Assessment Technoling, lead applicants and ogy: Teresa Janssen of Port amounts awarded are: Townsend High School, ■  Species Identification $1,246.46. and Habitat Support at ■  Exploring Graphic Blue Heron Wetlands: Representations Through Jason Lynch of Blue Heron Kinesthetic Modeling: Jennifer Manning of Blue Middle School, $2,489.80. ■  Arts in Education: Heron Middle School, Teaching Artists in the $737.10. ■  No Child Left Behind Classroom: Dorothy Stengel of Grant Street Elementary, in Physical Education: Deborah Rich of Blue Heron $4,245. ■   D i f f e r e n t i a t e d Middle School, $600. ■  iPad2 & TherapyInstruct­ion — Teaching Artists in the Classroom: Related Applications: PhilSusan Doyle of Blue Heron lipa Lance of Grant Street Elementary, $882. Middle School, $1,800. Amplification ■  K-5 ■  Enhancing the Science Curriculum through Systems (2): Mary Wilson of Modern Technology: John Grant Street Elementary, VanAckeren, Port Townsend $2,000.

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SEQUIM — Clallam County Fire District No. 3 recently held its annual Appreciation and Recognition event at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club. The event brings together both career and volunteer members to celebrate the accomplishments of the members and the district. As part of the event, the following special awards and plaques were presented:

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PORT TOWNSEND Architect and author Ross Chapin will present ideas and photographs from his new book, Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small Scale Community in a Large Scale World, in Port Townsend on Saturday. Chapin will speak and sign books at the Port Townsend Library, 1220 Lawrence St., at 5 p.m. Chapin’s ideas for clustered housing first took root in Langley on

Whidbey Island. In 1996, he and developer Jim Soules collaborated on building the Third Chapin Street Cottages, a cluster of small cottages around a shared garden.

within the city. The catch was that the homes were limited to 975 square feet in size, had to be oriented around a central common garden and had to have parking shielded from the street. This ordinance eventually inspired one adopted by the city of Port Townsend. Chapin said his cottages were off a busy street, which seemed “like a pocket safely Zoning ordinance tucking away its possessions from the world outThe project, with double side.” the number of homes than normally allowed — eight ‘Pocket neighborhood’ cottages on four city lots — was made possible by a zonHe began calling it a ing ordinance that encour- “pocket neighborhood,” and aged more affordable hous- the term stuck. ing for small households Eventually, Chapin

began to design pocket neighborhoods for other developers, including Fred Kimball and Rick Landis of Kimball-Landis Construction in Port Townsend. They built the Umatilla Hill Neighborhood and Spring Valley Cottages.

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A Canadian fisherman and drug smuggler who escaped prosecution after authorities seized his boat and cargo of 2½ tons of cocaine off the North Olympic Peninsula coast in 2001 is now suspected of trying to smuggle 400 kilograms of cocaine from Colombia by boat. The Oct. 18 arrest of John Philip Stirling, a gruff 60-year-old fisherman from Vancouver Island, marks the third time in a decade that he’s been caught redhanded smuggling large quantities of drugs, according to court records. Until now, he’s managed to avoid prosecution on both sides of the border, though nobody has ever said on the record how.

Unapologetic He remains unabashed and unapologetic, according to charges filed in the recent case in Miami. While being transported to the Federal Detention Center in Miami, Stirling is alleged to have remarked that “there was nothing wrong with cocaine trafficking and that the United States should mind its own business.” The charges say Stirling’s sailing vessel, the 58-foot Atlantis V, was intercepted 300 miles off the Colombian mainland by the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Confidence on Oct. 17. The boat, which was in international waters sailing under a Canadian flag, was

shadowed by the cutter while the Coast Guard awaited authority from Canada to board her. The next day, while still awaiting permission, an Atlantis V crewman identified as Luigi Barbaro jumped into the sea and was picked up by the cutter. “Barbaro informed the USCG that narcotics were on the Atlantis V and that he feared for his life.” He claimed the remaining crew members were preparing to scuttle the boat. In the meantime, a second crewman jumped and was rescued, according to the charges. After Canada provided permission to board the boat, a team from the Confidence found 358 bundles of suspected cocaine, weighing roughly 880 pounds, hidden behind woodwork. Two of the bundles were later found to contain heroin and methamphetamine, the charges say. In 2006, Canadian authorities boarded another fishing vessel captained by Stirling in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and found $6.5 million worth of marijuana. Stirling was charged in British Columbia. However, the prosecution was “stayed” — without explanation — and Stirling and his crew went free. But the 2001 case involving Stirling and another boat, the Western Wind, still sets eyeballs rolling in federal law-enforcement circles. Stirling was master of

the 88-foot tuna boat, which was stopped by the U.S. Coast Guard entering the Strait of Juan de Fuca off Cape Alava. Under several tons of frozen fish, searchers found nearly 5,000 pounds of cocaine in bags marked as sugar. At the time, it was considered the largest cocaine seizure in Northwest history.

Never charged U.S. Customs took Stirling and four crewmen into custody, only to release them to Canada a few days later without official explanation. He was never charged. Stirling, in an interview with The Seattle Times the following year, admitted he was smuggling the drugs but said he’d been caught in a squeeze-play between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Hells Angels. Stirling said the RCMP backed out of a deal to pay him $1 million to set up a drug sting of the Hells Angels. Stirling said he’d been approached about the deal by a biker intermediary he met in prison in the early 1990s while serving time for smuggling drugs. The bikers helped him buy the Western Wind, he said, but then the RCMP pulled out of the deal. He claimed he was left owing money and drugs to the bikers and said they’d kill him if he didn’t deliver. Law enforcement sources on both sides of the border told a different story.

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The Kristena Rose, formerly the Western Wind, is seen dry-docked for repairs at the Platypus Marine Inc. yard in Port Angeles last February. The boat is now based in Neah Bay. They said Stirling told the RCMP the deal had gone south — so to speak — and that he had simply gone fishing. However, while at sea, he said, he received a threatening email from the bikers telling him to go to Colombia and get the drugs, or else. Either way, it was a double-cross, said Donald Bambenek, a retired senior agent with U.S. Customs who was running the investigation onboard the Western Wind that day.

No information The Canadians refused to provide information about Stirling, citing a law that offers complete and

unqualified protection to police informants. Nor would they cooperate with any plan to try to salvage the drug delivery in British Columbia, even though it gave the RCMP a chance to crack the Hells Angels. Canadian officials also refused to let armed — or even unarmed — U.S. agents on Canadian soil, Bambenek said. “The way things worked is that the Canadians had to protect their informant, even if he went sideways on them,” he said. “It was frustrating. We hit several roadblocks. We were in international waters, and a lot could have been done, but it wasn’t.” Calls left with the RCMP

media office in Vancouver, B.C., were not immediately returned. “All I can say is I hope that nobody is stupid enough to use him in any fashion as an informant,” said Bambenek, who now runs an investigative agency in Gig Harbor. Stirling did make overtures, according to the Miami charging documents. “Stirling waived his right to an attorney, but stated that he would not provide information unless he was going to be released from custody,” wrote FBI Special Agent Eric McGuire. “However, when Stirling was notified that an immediate release was not possible, he decided to invoke his right to counsel.”

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What’s catching on as food treat? YOU MAY WONDER why insects are causing so much buzz lately. Its because people are eating them — and not just in order to get on Reality Television. For example, in San FranW. Bruce cisco, there’s a Cameron food truck named Don Bugito that serves such fare as tacos made with fried wax-moth larvae. Look it up if you don’t believe me. They also make food out of pallid worms, but I imagine when you hold the pallid worms up to the wax moths, the worms pale by comparison. Eating bugs is called entomophagy — or, for short, gross. Most people don’t eat bugs unless they’re in the habit of iding motorcycles with their mouths open.

In San Francisco, however, the motto is what the heck, we haven’t done anything stupid in a while, let’s chew aphids. People are lining up to pay big bucks for insects because, well, they’re expensive, more costly than beef. (This makes sense, though — imagine how difficult it must be to ranch a herd of pallid worms. The branding process alone must take a huge amount of time. You can’t use a rope and lasso to catch them — you probably have to use dental floss.) What do insects taste like? To answer the question, I checked around on the Internet, because I am not going to eat larvae tacos myself. What I’ve determined after a lot of research is that insects taste like bugs. What did you expect? Insects are bugs. You know what eats bugs? Other bugs! Also snakes. And bats. And fish. Take a woman on a date to a restaurant that serves insects, and she will rate you on the above animal scale.

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If you’re polite and funny, you might get upgraded from snake to fish, but that’s about the best you are going to do. And all over the world, of course, joke books are being revised. Old joke: Customer: Waiter, what’s this fly doing in my soup? Waiter: I believe it’s the backstroke, sir. New joke: Customer: Waiter, what’s this fly doing in my soup? Waiter: The fly is your soup, sir. According to some sources, the United Nations is said to be very interested in insects as a food source. For one thing, people are not likely to want to fight in wars if they are busy throwing up. For another, it appears that a few pounds of bugs can feed a lot of humans, mainly because everyone will refuse to eat them. Actually what the article said is that bugs don’t emit greenhouse gases. Of course, neither do rocks,

but it’s even harder to get people to eat those. Plus, rocks are heavy to ship, while bugs often fly themselves. Kids: Mom, here comes a plague of locusts. Mom: Dinner! Kids: Yay! Can we also have rock salad? The article went on to explain that bugs are a great source of protein. It did not, however, explain compared to what. Here’s the thing: If my protein’s going to come from insects, I don’t want it. I don’t consider any protein source to be great if it lives under my refrigerator. Bugs aren’t a great source of protein, they’re an irrelevant source of protein. Chickens eat bugs. Chickens are an even better source of protein, because they filter the insects through their system and turn them into buffalo wings. Now, I know I’m going to get a bunch of email from fans of the bug-a-rito challenging me on my presumptions.

They will chide me for making fun of insect-munchers because I’ve never actually eaten a delicious bug-from-a-truck myself. No, you’re right, and I haven’t eating the tires from a truck, either. They’re probably pretty tasty, as well. I saw an X-ray once of a man who had swallowed a light-bulb. I’m also probably not going to try that one. My unwillingness to try to eat things that make me retch might be the main reason I don’t live in San Francisco. I don’t mind if other people chomp on moth larvae, though. In fact, next time you’re lying in the dark at night and you hear a mosquito buzzing around your face, don’t get irritated. Think of it as a midnight snack!

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“The way our government is not working together bugs me. The right not willing to compromise with the left stymies any kind of progress in this country.”

“Drivers who don’t watch where they’re going in parking lots. It seems to happen all the time. It’s kind of scary. Go slow, and don’t be in such a hurry. There are people all around.”

“Our government. It’s not working right. They can’t even balance their own checkbook. I’m part of the 99 percent they talk about. I even changed my bank last year.”

“Democrats and Republicans just can’t seem to work things out. That really bugs me. They can’t get it together. They need to be more bipartisan, for goodness’ sake.”

“My brother does. He annoys me and sometimes jumps on me. He’s always getting into my things. He’s two years younger. Also, our dog, Maggie, bugs me. She barks too much.”

Retired from janitorial business Port Angeles

“I’m bugged by the unreasonable cost of health care for the average person. Also, the lack of availability of everyday household items forces me to shop out of town.”


Peninsula Voices Sale of PDN Concern vs. reality: The ownership changes of both local news outlets evokes concerns but brings reality front and center. To have both the Peninsula Daily News and Sequim Gazette under the same banner is both sad and unfortunate but simultaneously recognizes the elephant in the room: the Internet [“Canadian Group Buys Peninsula Daily News,” Nov. 1 PDN]. Electronic communication is the rapidly expanding news purveyor of choice, especially among the younger generations, both here on the North Olympic Peninsula and across the country. Publishing a newspaper, daily or weekly, is a highly expensive proposition. Fewer can afford to pursue it in the face of diminishing readership and advertising. With increasing numbers fleeing to electronic news, the fact remains that print news, like magazine and book readership, is fast becoming the buggy whip of news dissemination. This is the reality. It matters little whether

future news reporting tends more generally toward liberal or toward conservative emphasis. A swing in either direction potentially leaves the reading public with more partiality rather than greater objectivity. Either way it can leave a news gap that, unfortunately, political ideology is inclined to fill, especially if government-subsidized, resulting in indoctrination rather than newsworthiness. Will this ownership change bode ill for the degree of balance in political news? Will political ideology play a larger or lesser role in local publication of news? In either event, less awareness of government issues and actions could result. These are the concerns. One can only hope for the best, but be wary of the worst. Paul Hanway, Sequim

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Our illustrious downtown association board seems to think that PADA members should not vote on issues or which events or IT HAS BEEN 90 years since a fallen World promotions to have. War I GI was selected from French graves holding Protocol to address unidentified American soldiers to be immortalized voting on anything doesn’t in what would become the Tomb of the Unknowns even exist. in Arlington National Cemetery. The board seems to think That soldier was interred Nov. 11, 1921, and the that unless you attend iconic marble sarcophagus was built around his meetings, you have no voice final resting place in 1932. and no vote. Since then, the massive white tomb — arguably We are all dues-paying the most sacred monument in America — has been members. buffeted by blizzards and hurricanes, scorching summers and pounding rains. What kind of memberWhat to do about the cracks and other deterioship doesn’t allow members ration that now mar the tomb triggered a battle, to vote on any issues? beginning in 2007, in which the Army, Arlington’s I think we as PADA steward service and cemetery staff argued for members have a right to replacing the sarcophagus with a replica made of decide what direction our stone from the same quarry (at an estimated cost board takes on issues and of $70,000), while historic preservationists insisted events and what our money the original structure should be carefully and artis spent on. fully patched (for more than $2 million)? The downtown associaA decision was brokered to attempt to repair the tion board cannot possibly damage, and fixes were made in April 2010. know what will help each But months later, the grout used to fill the individual business grow. cracks — including one nearly 30 feet long — I submit the owners began to flake and fall out. themselves know what is Last month, new, specially designed grout was best for their own unique installed. So far, it’s holding well, cemetery officials business. said, adding that, with winter coming, it is too soon The board is at odds with to declare the effort a success. a lot of the membership. At Peninsula Daily News news sources board meetings, you can slice the rancor in the air. The board needs a reality check. duty and a responsibility to very people who elected Maybe then, the merrepresent and act on behalf members to the board in the chants can work together in first place. of the best interest of the

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“People’s attitudes. If you aren’t from around here, people don’t accept you. You’re an outsider. Also, not much for kids to do locally. We need some kind of amusement park.”

their own best interests. Don Zeller, Port Angeles We asked PADA interim President Jack Harmon for a response. Here it is: I strongly disagree with the letter writer’s comments. On a personal note, I have been a business operator in downtown Port Angeles since 1989 and I, too, asked what the downtown association is and what it does for my customers and my business. I began attending PADA board meetings and became involved in the organization and its committee process. I soon learned that PADA is committed to openness and to its members and does have a democratic process, a process that is improved through member participation. As with every organization, whether said organization is in Port Angeles or Los Angeles, participation in the process is the key to completing the goal of the committee or association. In the case of PADA, the goal is the multifaceted betterment of the downtown community. Turn



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Peninsula Voices Continued from A10 are the unsung heroes of education. The board is aware of While many of us are recent member concerns the lowest-paid employees and has implemented new in the district, the school policies and protocols that doors could not open withhave even further faciliout our contributions. tated member participaEducation support tion. professionals are essential Additionally, I believe to the educational process. the board is committed to We are helping to prothe members and to contin- vide great public schools. ually improving the proAnd just like you, we cess. are parents and commuLastly, any committee or nity members. association is only as good Take time to thank a as the participation of its school employee during members, and I urge the American Education Week letter writer to actively Nov. 13-19. participate in the process. Thank you, fellow ESPs, for all you do. ‘Unsung heroes’ Wendy Steele, Port Angeles Nov. 16 is National Education Support ProfessionInmate pickers als Day. We recently read in the I have been an education support professional, a PDN that orchards couldn’t find workers [“Inmates para-educator, in the Port Angeles School District for Pick Up Speed As Apple Pickers,” Nov. 3]. about 6½ years. Prison inmates were ESPs are the para-edusent out to pick apples to cators who work directly harvest the crops. with students every day As our governor said, and the secretaries who “It’s hard work.” greet your children at There also is a large school the first thing in the number of unemployed morning. people as well as those who They drive the buses have used all their unemand keep your students ployment and are living in safe to and from school. subsidized housing and They are custodians who work hard to keep the using food stamps. As workers search for school clean and safe for your children and food-ser- jobs, there seems to be a vice workers who provide problem with the hard breakfast and lunch for work. kids. Perhaps these unemThese school employees ployed people should try a

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Laser flashings THERE IS AN epidemic under way across the country of potentially dangerous laser flashings aimed into aircraft cockpits, the Federal Aviation Administration said. So far this year, pilots have reported 2,795 incidents of lasers being flashed into their cockpits while they were aloft, the FAA said. Last year, the total number of flashings was 2,836. In 2009, in contrast, there were 1,527. Laser attacks pose a significant danger because they can temporarily blind pilots. Most occur near airports when planes are taking off or landing. Cities with the most reported incidents were Phoenix, with 96; Philadelphia, with 95; and Chicago, with 83, the FAA said. Alarmed by the rise in attacks, the FAA in June announced a fine of up to $11,000 for interfering with an airplane’s pilot or crew by flashing a laser at them. The FAA said it is investigating 18 cases. Now, the FAA has created a website — www.faa. gov/aircraft/safety/report/laserinfo — that provides information on laser attacks, along with links for pilots, air-traffic controllers and the public to report laser flashings as well as any information that could help authorities catch the perpetrators. Peninsula Daily News news sources little of this work. In the past, people in various areas in the U.S. would leave their homes in the early summer and travel with the harvest to pick fruits and vegetables and work other crops. I grew up in an area where quite a few families would spend their summers this way to make a living. In the fall, their children returned to school a

little late but were able to catch up. These families worked hard to support themselves and contributed to the economy. Many of the men and women collecting unemployment are able-bodied and should be required to work these jobs. They could learn to speed up their production, just as the inmates

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have done. They could apply for work of their liking on Mondays and do “hard work” Tuesday through Saturday. Citizens would be taking jobs that illegal immigrants are drawn to now. This plan could help with two problems in our country. We aren’t entitled to happiness, but we are entitled to the pursuit of happiness. Thousands of men and women have given their lives for our citizens to enjoy this freedom. If we continue expecting more handouts, we will lose all. Aloma Blaylock, Port Angeles

those values. Next, buried on Page 8 are two articles about veterans [“Clallam Honors Vets With Proclamations” and “Veterans Day To Include Wall Of Heroes”]. The first covers the Clallam County commissioners’ proclamation acknowledging local veterans and asking all Americans to “observe and appreciate” veterans. That article goes on to honor two specific veterans: Tom McKeown and Virgil Read. The second article covered the myriad of activities planned around the North Olympic Peninsula for Veterans Day. I absolutely support the right of Ms. Kittredge to work diligently for the Kittredge coverage causes in which she believes. On Thursday, Nov. 10, And press coverage of the day before Veterans the related news event is Day, the PDN presented the certainly warranted, following for our perusal. although I would have preFirst, we have the ferred to read about both fourth front-page article in sides of the issue, not just about a week concerning hers. the activities of Kit KitBut four front-page tredge and her sojourn to articles on Ms. Kittredge the Middle East on behalf while tucking away, to of the Palestinians and Page 8, the celebration and their Hamas government planning for Veterans Day [“Back Home On The Pendoes not seem right to me. insula. Activist Arrested At In my humble opinion, Sea For Sending Supplies the citizens of the PeninTo Palestinians Calls Israel sula, both veterans and A ‘Rogue Government’”]. others, deserve better from The articles also distheir local newspaper. cussed her Code Pink Brian Bailey, membership and support of Sequim

Peninsula Daily News Rants & Raves Compiled By Lee Zurcher

Rave of the Week I WANT TO commend a young man of grade-school age who held the door open for me when I was leaving the Port Angeles post office. He had a small package in his arms, but I had an armful of mail, and he held the door open. I also want to thank his parents for training him.

. . . and other Raves THANK YOU, MARS Hill Church of Seattle, for your generous donation of two 17-foot truckloads of food to the Port Angeles Food Bank. Its food stores were ransacked by thieves in mid-October. “PLAID TIDINGS,” THE Readers Theatre Plus presentation at Old Dungeness Schoolhouse [Sequim], is an absolute treasure. To say it was a laugh a minute does not do it justice. It is absolutely wonderful. Treat yourself to sheer joy. Way to go, Readers Theatre! SATURDAY EVENING, WE had the privilege of being entertained by some of the North Olympic Peninsula’s best at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse [Sequim]. The four “stars” (The Four Plaids) were accompanied by the best-ever pianist, and the director extraordinaire held us all in complete awe of their talents! If you haven’t seen it, do get your tickets now.

THANKS TO THE Make a Difference Day wheelchair racers who braved the rainy weather in Sequim in order to participate in this event. You are my heroes. You were awesome. You show the community how you meet everyday challenges. Thanks to the community for your donations for making this event a huge success. HUGE RAVE TO the Clallam County Public Utility District crew last Saturday, when temperatures were 38 degrees. You got our power going at night, by Monterra [Port Angeles]. A HUGE RAVE to that wonderful Safeway (Port Angeles, on the east side) employee who found and returned my checkbook that I’d left at the deli counter. Thank you, thank you. RAVES TO THE thoughtful person who returned a new purse’s content to a local establishment in Port Angeles. I had changed my mind after I bought it and returned the purse, only to forget to remove some information cards. Thank you for returning it to the store. I don’t have to get new cards. It’s much appreciated. MUCH APPRECIATED RAVES to Peninsula College’s nursing students Rosa, Jackie and Casey for volunteering your help to make our Caregiver Conference the best. Also, an extra helping of raves to Marca, Leta, Rick, Nate and Alec at Peninsula College [Port Angeles] for a smooth and trouble-free day.

EDITOR’S NOTE: An additional performance of “Plaid Tidings” has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at the Old Dungeness PARA-EDUCATORS, BE Schoolhouse. Phone 360-797-3337. SURE to stop in at Coffee

Cottage and thank them for their generous support to our Port Angeles para-educators.

breathe the toxic fumes of burning plastic! It is illegal.

THIS RAVE IS for Mary in Agnew [Port Angeles]. Her concern and compassion for helping to contain two horses that were cruising around Gunn Road was appreciated.

SURE, THE BURNED remains of the New Peking restaurant [Port Angeles] are an eyesore, and I bet the owners think the same thing. Maybe the fire is still being investigated; maybe the insurance is holding up the process. Please don’t complain about something until you know the facts.

HUGE RAVE TO the young couple who found my lost dog late at night, kept her overnight, checked with a vet, then went house to house and found me. A RAVE FOR the EMT team, Capt. Terry Reid and the Olympic Medical Center emergency room staff for swift, efficient medical assistance and Dr. Gipe and Dr. Fisher for their expertise and kindness. You are the best!

Rant of the Week WHILE WORKING RETAIL in a store, I am appalled at the lack of courtesy from the general public to cashiers serving them. All I hear is “I want,” “I need,” “Give me.” Everyone is in a hurry. Smile. They’ve been on their feet all day, and they’re tired. They’re there to make your experience a pleasant one.

. . . and other Rants PREVENTIVE RANT TO anyone considering buying an animal as a surprise holiday gift. This puts the recipient and the animal in a terrible position. Many neglect and abuse cases started out as Christmas puppies (or kittens). A RANT TO neighbors who insist on burning their garbage so the whole neighborhood has to

TO RANTERS ABOUT the mailboxes at the post office. I’ve lived in Port Angeles for more than 18 years. You didn’t just get old and disabled over night. They have been that way for a while. I am disabled also and have no problem getting my mail in. Get somebody to help. There are worse things to worry about. I’M A SMALL businessman in Clallam County, and I just wondered what the sheriff is going to do about methamphetamine. You cannot swing a dead cat in this county without touching methamphetamine. It’s in epidemic proportions, and it’s hurting our economy. We asked county Chief Criminal Deputy Ron Cameron for a response. Here it is: In the ast several years, cases involving meth have dropped appreciably due to enforcement, education and precursor controls. Labs that produce meth are very rare these days. Recently, narcotics investigators like Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team (OPNET) are faced with an overwhelming number of cases involving heroin.

Methamphetamine use is still present and investigated. When someone is close to a meth user or a drug trafficker, it is very visible and disruptive to everyone. If you suspect any kind of drug activity, you may report it anonymously to OPNET at 360417-4999 or by visiting the Clallam County sheriff’s website ( and reporting through CrimeNet Tip Form. We have experts at OPNET who give presentations to our community on any subject matter pertaining to drugs and drug enforcement that the group may desire — presentations on meth, cocaine, heroin or general drug problems in our area (yes, even medical marijuana), whatever may fit the issue facing that group. Phone me at 360-417-2570 or Det. Cpl. Jason Viada at 360-4174999 to make arrangements for OPNET presentations.

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Quileute to walk red carpet at ‘Twilight’ By Arwyn Rice

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LA PUSH — Members of the Quileute tribe will get star treatment Monday night in Los Angeles. Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland and several students from LaPush will attend the world premiere of “Breaking Dawn: Part 1,” the fourth installment of the “Twilight” movie saga, at the Nokia Theatre, said Jackie Jacobs, tribal publicist. In author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight universe, some Quileute tribal members form the Wolf Pack, werewolves that protect their people from vampires. Jacob Black, a Quileute alpha werewolf, at one point forms part of a love triangle with protagonist Belle Swan, a mortal, and her vampire swain, Edward Cullen.

‘Twilight’ stars The real Quileute members will share the red carpet with “Twilight” stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. Cleveland plans to highlight the tribe’s Pacific Northwest heritage on the walk, wearing a couture outfit by renowned Haida designer Dorothy Grant of Vancouver, B.C., Jacobs said. While select members of the Quileute will get a sneak peek at “Breaking

Dawn” on Monday, the show will premiere on the North Olympic Peninsula just after midnight Friday at Deer Park Cinema, at 96 Deer Park Lane off U.S. Highway 101 in Port Angeles, and later that day at the Rose Theatre in Port Townsend. Tickets for the 12:05 a.m. and 12:10 a.m. Port Angeles premiere showings are available at the box office or at www. They cost $10 for adults, $7 for children and $7.50 for seniors. The premiere will include a costume contest. The Rose Theatre, 235 Taylor St. in Port Townsend, will show “Breaking Dawn” beginning Friday. Showtimes have not yet been scheduled. Tickets will be available Monday and will cost $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $7 for children, or $1 less for matinee showings. Meyer’s four-novel series about vampires and teen love are set in Forks, LaPush and Port Angeles. The newest installment in the tale of teen love, vampires and werewolves covers the first half of the fourth and final book in the series, Breaking Dawn. The first film, “Twilight,” was released in November 2008. “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” followed in November 2009. “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” was released in June 2010.

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PORT ANGELES — Hoping to spread the word on the diversity of shopping opportunities in Port Angeles, a group of merchants — many of them downtown — are holding special sales and events this weekend that include an $1,800 shopping spree for a lucky customer. The final day of the contest is today. Sign up for the shopping spree drawing at any of the participating stores. Each of the 18 stores in Holiday Extravaganza 2011 is offering holiday refreshments, in-store sale specials, store drawings and special events today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Prior to the big premiere, Deer Park Cinema has been showing each of the earlier “Twilight” movies on Twilight Tuesdays. “Eclipse” will be shown at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children and $7.50 for seniors.

Special tour Also, Twilight Tours in Forks is offering a special tour for 19 people — and there were eight seats left as of Saturday, said owner Rianilee Belles. The special $349 “Breaking Dawn” premiere tour will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday in Forks, featuring “Twilight” locations in Forks, LaPush and Port Angeles. It includes dinner at Bella Italia, a ticket to the midnight showing at Deer Park Cinema in Port Angeles and a hotel room at the “treaty line” between Forks and LaPush, where the Quileute wolf pack’s territory begins. For more information or to book the tour, phone 360640-8709. Summit Entertainment has announced a Nov. 16, 2012, release date for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2.”

________ Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-417-3535 or at arwyn.rice@peninsuladailynews. com.

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Permits to allow cutting of Christmas trees in Olympic National Forest are now available at offices in Forks, Quilcene and Quinault. The permits cost $5 each — payable by cash or check only — and can be purchased during regular business hours Mondays through Fridays, with special weekend hours at some locations. Each permit allows the holder to cut one tree from the forest.

Purchased in areas Permits must be purchased from the district offices for the areas where the tree will be cut. Maps and information about cutting locations will be provided with each permit sale. Permits can be purchased at: ■  Hood Canal Ranger District Office in Quilcene at 295142 S. U.S. Highway 101. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays


through Fridays and will also be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 27 through Dec. 18. The office will be closed Thanksgiving Day. The mailing address is P.O. Box 280, Quilcene, WA 98376. For more information, phone 360-765-2200. ■  Pacific Ranger District Office in Quinault at 353 South Shore Road. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and is closed on holidays. The mailing address is P.O. Box 9, Quinault, WA 98575. For more information, phone 360-288-2525. ■  Forks Transit Center Visitor Information Center, 551 S. Forks Ave., which is also U.S. Highway 101, on the south end of Forks. The office — not to be confused with the Forks Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center — is open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, phone 360-374-7566. Permits also can be purchased at the forest head-


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Julie Sexton of Port Angeles, left, looks on as her son, Avery Sexton, 3, tests out a coffee mug on display at the 23rd annual Christmas Cottage holiday craft fair Saturday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. The event, which continues today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., features a wide variety of holiday decorations, gifts and ornaments.

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Washington coach Steve Sarkisian reacts on the sideline during the second half of Saturday’s game against USC in Los Angeles.

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LOS ANGELES — Washington’s victories over Southern California in the past two seasons were the biggest evidence of the Huskies’ remarkable progress under coach Steve Sarkisian. The Huskies’ blowout loss to the 18th-ranked Trojans in the latest meeting of this simmering rivalry only emphasized to Sarkisian how far they’ve still got to go. Marqise Lee ALSO . . . caught a touch■ Cougars down pass and take on ASU returned the secin cold/B2 ond-half kickoff 88 yards for a score, and Curtis McNeal had a 79-yard TD sprint among his career-high 148 yards rushing in USC’s 40-17 victory over Washington on Saturday. Matt Barkley passed for 174 yards and one touchdown while running for an early score for the Trojans (8-2, 5-2 Pac-12), who made sure Huskies kicker Erik Folk played no significant role, as he did in each of Sarkisian’s first two meetings with his former employer. Sarkisian was left lamenting poor offensive execution and special-teams struggles after his first loss to the powerful Trojans, who employed him as an assistant coach to Pete Carroll for most of the past decade. Washington beat Carroll’s final USC team and Lane Kiffin’s first squad on Folk’s field goals. “I think our kids really wanted to play well, and they tried hard,” Sarkisian said. “We just didn’t execute. “The last two weeks, especially offensively, we haven’t progressed. We haven’t found a rhythm offensively the last two weeks that we are accustomed to.”

Price struggles Keith Price passed for just 125 yards for Washington (6-4, 4-3) before leaving with an injured left knee in the third quarter of the Huskies’ third loss in four weeks to Top-25 opponents. Chris Polk rushed for a season-low 36 yards and a touchdown for the Huskies, who have lost to Stanford, Oregon and USC since their 5-1 start. “I knew they had a chip on their shoulder,” Washington linebacker Cort Dennison said. “I wasn’t surprised they came out with fire at all.” Price went 12 for 16 for 125 yards — his lowest total since the Huskies’ opener — and failed to throw a touchdown pass for the first time all season. The sophomore from nearby Compton was shaken up repeatedly while getting sacked four times before he was replaced by Nick Montana. Joe Montana’s son threw his first career TD pass with 13 seconds to play, hitting Kasen Williams with a 20-yard fade. Kiffin had the jump on Sarkisian, his longtime friend and co-offensive coordinator at USC for several seasons, from the opening minutes. After Barkley scored the Trojans’ first points on a sneak, USC went up 14-3 on Tyler’s short TD run to cap an 80-yard drive. “This has become a big rivalry,” Kiffin said. “It’s going to be a very competitive rivalry for a long time.” Just not this time. Kiffin’s Trojans seem to be getting better every week down the stretch, winning five of six heading into next weekend’s trip to Oregon. Marc Tyler rushed for a score for the bowl-banned Trojans, who took a 20-point halftime lead despite a rare quiet game from receiver Robert Woods. The sophomore had a seasonlow two catches for 5 yards. Barkley also didn’t need to do much after throwing a school-record six TD passes last week at Colorado. Barkley’s offense outgained the Huskies 401-148 in the first three quarters.

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Peninsula College women’s soccer players, from left, Aubrey Briscoe, Shelby Solomon, Deidra Woodward, Felicia Collins and Jackie Rodgers celebrate their NWAACC quarterfinal win over Spokane on Saturday at Sigmar Field.

Sweeping success Pirate women, men go on to Final Four By Matt Schubert

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PORT ANGELES — The men brought their usual flash, and the women their physicality. Both approaches ended up with the same result at Sigmar Field on Saturday: Peninsula College soccer wins that catapulted each team into the NWAACC Final Four.

Shelby Solomon netted a first-half score that stood up in a 1-0 Pirate women’s victory over second-ranked Spokane. Miguel Gonzalez scored three goals, including one on a jawdropping bicycle kick, to lead the top-ranked Pirate men to a dominating 5-0 triumph over Everett. And now they are each

headed to the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila next weekend for a shot at dueling NWAACC soccer championships. “I’m not sure I did see this coming,” Pirate men’s coach Andrew Chapman said, whose team is still undefeated at 18-0-2 as it goes for its second straight NWAACC crown. “We knew we were going to be good, but to be doing this, it is special.” Indeed, the way the Pirates dismantled Everett (6-11-1) in their quarterfinal matchup, scoring five goals in the first 38 minutes, was almost clinical.

The Peninsula women were perhaps slightly less impressive in their own win, if only because they didn’t finish a multitude of chances in front of the net. With their defensive back line keeping Spokane (15-6-0) from finding any footing up front, however, that didn’t seem to matter. “That’s the first time in a month that we’ve really been pushed athletically and really forced outside our comfort zone,” Pirate women’s coach Kanyon Anderson said. “We handled it.” Turn



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POULSBO — The Sequim Wolves knew who they had to stop from W.F. West. Two minutes into Friday night’s Class 2A state playoff at chilly North Kitsap High School, it was clear they wouldn’t be able to. Quarterback Mitch Gueller scored touchdowns on the Bearcats’ first two snaps and finished with 294 yards of offense to lead his team to a decisive 52-21 victory that ended the Wolves’ season. “We talked about it all week, having to stop this kid because he was good, and it just didn’t happen,” Sequim junior Jack Wiker said. “He’s fast, big. He made people miss.” The state appearance was the Wolves’ sixth in a row, a feat matched only by perennial power Lynden. Yet Friday night’s loss marked the fifth time in six years Sequim saw its season end with a first round exit. Only the 2009 team was able to advance to the quarterfinals. Turn



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Sequim quarterback Jack Wiker falls on a bad snap during the second quarter of Friday night’s Class 2A state playoff against W.F. West at North Kitsap high school in Poulsbo.

The Port Angeles volleyball team doubled the school’s state wins with one victory at the Class 2A tournament this weekend. That was the Roughriders’ only win, though, as they were knocked out in the fifth-place semifinals to go 1-2 at state and finish a win shy of a trophy. The Riders went two-andout last year, and the only other time they were at state — in 1989 — they also went 1-2. All three North Olympic Peninsula volleyball teams that made it to state struggled as Crescent and Neah Bay both went two-and-out at the 1B championships. Each faced potent top-10 teams early on and couldn’t quite get over the hump. For the Riders, they defeated unranked Ephrata 3-1 in the first round but then lost 3-0 to No. 3 Tumwater in the championship quarterfinals at The Evergreen State College in Olympia on Friday. Turn



Quimper duo back at it again Former PT star Piatt wins NWAACC title; teammate Rubio finishes third Peninsula Daily News

EVERETT — Former Port Townsend High School standout cross country runners Bereket Piatt and Habtamu Rubio are teammates again, and they continue to finish at the top of major meets. The pair finished first and third at the NWAACC men’s cross country championships to spark Everett Community Col-

Team ace Bryton Reim, a sophomore, set the school 8-kilometer lege to the team championship record at 24:45 on Saturday. in a meet on Piatt captured the individOct. 1 and ual championship in a time of equaled that Piatt 24 minutes, 32 seconds, and in time for runthe process shattered the ner-up honors at the NWAACC school record while Rubio meet Saturday. claimed third in 24:55, just 10 The Everett Trojans took seconds off the old school mark. the top three, and five of the This is the second time this top nine places to dominate the year that the school mark was league championships with a team score of 21 on the 8K broken.

course at Everett’s Legion Golf Course. Spokane was second with a score of 59. Reim has been racking up the honors this year with an NWAACC male athlete of the week award and the NWAACC Northern Region championship last weekend. Both Reim and Rubio were named to the allregion cross country team. Piatt and Rubio, both Everett freshmen, went 1-2 at the 2009 Class 1A state boys cross country championships, respectively, when they were juniors at Port Townsend.



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Golf PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Nov. 10 Men’s Club Sub Par Any Two Holes Individual Event Gross: Mike DuPuis, 69; Gary Thorne, 70; Mike Clayton, 70; Rick Parkhurst, 70. Net: Jerry Sparks, 59; Bill Pampell, 61; Jeff Colvin, 63; Gene Middleton, 64; Kit Metcalf, 65; Bill Rinehart, 65; Rick Hoover, 66; Rudy Arruda, 66. Team Event Gross: Mike DuPuis and Gary Thorne, 64; Mike Clayton and Pat Covey, 68; Rick Parkhurst and Bob Brodhun, 69. Net: Jerry Sparks and Frank Randall, 59; Bill Pampell and Doug Tissot, 60; Mike Clayton and John W. Sadler, 60; Jerry Sparks and Stan Feldman, 60; Mike Ferong and Gene Hitt, 61; Gene Norton and Gene Middlton, 61; Bill Pampell and Andy Vanderweyden, 62. THE CEDARS AT DUNGENESS Nov. 9 Two Man Best Ball Flight One Gross: Grant Ritter and John Magee, 66. Net: Robert Mares and Kevin McCormack, 56; Bill Berry and Pat Lauerman, 60; Warren Cortez and Robert Purser, 60. Flight Two Gross: Don Walker and Nicolaas Holt, 75. Net: Gary Williams and Richard Hansen, 59; Ken Johnson and Ed Fjerstad and Brian McArdle and Dave Inglesby, 60. Closest to pin No. 8 Low Division: Walt Stetter, 5 ft. 25 in. High Division: Ron Fey, 2 ft. 1 in. No. 17 Low Division: Cary Richardson, 1 ft. 3 in. High Division: Darrell Waller, 37 ft. 5.5 in. No. 11 Open: Kevin McCormack, 6 ft. 3 in.

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Port Scandalous roller derby teammates BrawlyAnna and Scarlett O’Tearya, who are Aimee Durgan of Port Orchard and Serena Staples of Port Angeles when they’re off the rink, relax for a few minutes before their scheduled bout with The Trouble Brewing roller derby team on Saturday at the Olympic Skate Center in Port Angeles. Trouble Brewing, a team consisting of all-stars from around the state, won the bout 160-76. Nov. 1 High Energy Metals 25, Zak’s 11 High Energy Metals 25, Zak’s 18 High Energy Metals 25, Zak’s 8 Nuts & Honey 25, California Horizon 7 Nuts & Honey 25, California Horizon 6 Nuts & Honey 25, California Horizon 23

Basketball PA Recreation Tipoff Tourney Saturday scores Boys 5th grade division PA Green 25, Sequim Wolfpups 24 (overtime) Sequim Wolfpups 32, PA White 13 Toledo 43, PA Green 32 Toledo 38, PA White 14 Boys varsity division PA Jammers 53, SYB Next Level 40 Chimacum 50 Port Townsend 38 Next Level 59, Chimacum 55 PA Jammers 43, Port Townsend 25 Girls varsity division CK Cougars 55, Advantage (Kenmore) 32 Rainier 61, 503 JV (Portland, OR) 30 503 JV 40, Advantage 27 CK Cougars 70, 503 Varsity 36 503 JV 43, Rainier 38

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Coed Results Nov. 8 Hutchinson Construction 25, Zbaraschuk Dental Care 22 Hutchinson Construction 25, Zbaraschuk Dentral Care 13 Hutchinson Construction 25, Zbaraschuk Dental Care 22 Serena’s Spikers 25, Zak’s 23 Serena’s Spikers 25, Zak’s 21 Zak’s 25, Serena’s Spikers 17

Friday’s and Saturday’s Scores 4A Football Championship First Round Central Valley 23, Ferris 7 Skyview 34, Kentwood 7 Union 31, Kentlake 7 Bellarmine Prep 42, Edmonds-Woodway 7 Eastlake 21, Federal Way 11 Lake Stevens 21, Olympia 17 Skyline 27, Mead 17 Woodinville 37, Bethel 7

3A Football Championship First Round Bellevue 42, Eastside Catholic 0 Camas 48, Kennedy 14 Lakes 28, Mountain View 0 O’Dea 17, Mount Si 3 Capital 47, Hazen 0 Kamiakin 28, Seattle Prep 14 Kennewick 39, Southridge 6 Meadowdale 20, Mercer Island 17 2A Football Championship First Round Archbishop Murphy 41, Tumwater 6 Interlake 49, Franklin Pierce 41 Lakewood 43, Lindbergh 13 W. F. West 52, Sequim 21 Ellensburg 21, Deer Park 7 Lynden 29, North Thurston 26 Othello 14, Steilacoom 0 Prosser 40, West Valley (Spokane) 0 1A Football Championship First Round Cashmere 53, Zillah 0 Chelan 35, Cle Elum/Roslyn 19 Connell 26, Freeman 7 King’s 42, Hoquiam 28 Cascade Christian 27, LaCenter 6 Montesano 27, Cedar Park Christian 14 Royal 38, Colville 35 Toledo 24, Meridian 21 2B Football Championship First Round Adna 41, Naselle 8 Colfax 22, Warden 0 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 34, Manson 7 Tacoma Baptist 50, Willapa Valley 0 White Swan 34, DeSales 20 Morton/White Pass 32, LaConner 13 Napavine 47, Orcas Island 0 Waitsburg-Prescott 48, Brewster 7 1B Football Championship Preliminary Round Pomeroy 72, Northport 28 Wellpinit 62, Garfield-Palouse 40 Touchet 28, Cusick 20

South L T Pct PF PA 3 0 .667 236 157 4 0 .500 156 169 6 0 .250 98 163 9 0 .000 128 283 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 6 2 0 .750 208 130 Cincinnati 6 2 0 .750 195 140 Pittsburgh 6 3 0 .667 196 162 Cleveland 3 5 0 .375 119 170 Today’s Games Buffalo at Dallas, 10 a.m. Denver at Kansas City, 10 a.m. Washington at Miami, 10 a.m. St. Louis at Cleveland, 10 a.m. Arizona at Philadelphia, 10 a.m. Tennessee at Carolina, 10 a.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Houston at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m. New Orleans at Atlanta, 10 a.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 10 a.m. Baltimore at Seattle, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 1:15 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 1:15 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 5:20 p.m. Monday’s Game Minnesota at Green Bay, 5:30 p.m.

NFL Standings NATIONAL CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF San Francisco 7 1 0 .875 206 Seattle 2 6 0 .250 122 Arizona 2 6 0 .250 162 St. Louis 1 7 0 .125 100 East W L T Pct PF N.Y. Giants 6 2 0 .750 198 Dallas 4 4 0 .500 179 Philadelphia 3 5 0 .375 203 Washington 3 5 0 .375 127 South W L T Pct PF New Orleans 6 3 0 .667 287 Atlanta 5 3 0 .625 189 Tampa Bay 4 4 0 .500 147 Carolina 2 6 0 .250 187 North W L T Pct PF Green Bay 8 0 0 1.000 275 Detroit 6 2 0 .750 239 Chicago 5 3 0 .625 200 Minnesota 2 6 0 .250 172 AMERICAN CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF Oakland 5 4 0 .556 208 Kansas City 4 4 0 .500 131 San Diego 4 5 0 .444 216 Denver 3 5 0 .375 171 East W L T Pct PF New England 5 3 0 .625 222 N.Y. Jets 5 3 0 .625 199 Buffalo 5 3 0 .625 222 Miami 1 7 0 .125 138

Sam Houston St. 43, Northwestern St. 17 Stephen F. Austin 28, SE Louisiana 20 Tulsa 59, Marshall 17 UTEP 22, East Carolina 17 MIDWEST Baylor 31, Kansas 30, OT Drake 37, Dayton 14 E. Michigan 30, Buffalo 17 Indiana St. 28, Missouri St. 20 Jacksonville St. 22, SE Missouri 21 Kansas St. 53, Texas A&M 50, 4OT Kent St. 35, Akron 3 Michigan 31, Illinois 14 Michigan St. 37, Iowa 21 Missouri 17, Texas 5 N. Iowa 34, S. Utah 21 Northwestern 28, Rice 6 Notre Dame 45, Maryland 21 Purdue 26, Ohio St. 23, OT S. Dakota St. 27, W. Illinois 7 S. Illinois 45, E. Illinois 28 South Dakota 48, Missouri S&T 14

Valparaiso 34, Campbell 31 West Virginia 24, Cincinnati 21 Wisconsin 42, Minnesota 13 Youngstown St. 27, N. Dakota St. 24 SOUTH Alabama 24, Mississippi St. 7 Appalachian St. 46, W. Carolina 14 Ark.-Pine Bluff 15, MVSU 3 Bethune-Cookman 59, Savannah St. 3 Clemson 31, Wake Forest 28 Coastal Carolina 45, Charleston Southern 38 Davidson 28, Morehead St. 24 Elon 41, Furman 34 FIU 41, FAU 7 Florida A&M 31, NC Central 10 Florida St. 23, Miami 19 Georgia 45, Auburn 7 Georgia Southern 31, Wofford 10 Grambling St. 29, Texas Southern 25 Hampton 42, Delaware St. 6 Jackson St. 34, Alabama A&M 6

Jacksonville 34, Butler 24 James Madison 31, Rhode Island 13 LSU 42, W. Kentucky 9 Lamar 34, Nicholls St. 26 Louisiana Tech 27, Mississippi 7 Louisiana-Monroe 42, Middle Tennessee 14 McNeese St. 24, UTSA 21 Murray St. 56, Austin Peay 24 Norfolk St. 47, Morgan St. 14 North Texas 38, Troy 33 Old Dominion 35, William & Mary 31 Pittsburgh 21, Louisville 14 Prairie View 40, Alcorn St. 14 Presbyterian 38, VMI 6 SC State 30, NC A&T 22 Samford 19, The Citadel 14 South Carolina 17, Florida 12 Southern Miss. 30, UCF 29 Southern U. 26, Alabama St. 23 Stony Brook 76, Gardner-Webb 28 Tennessee St. 35, UT-Martin 30 Tennessee Tech 28, E. Kentucky 21

UAB 41, Memphis 35 Vanderbilt 38, Kentucky 8 Virginia 31, Duke 21 West Alabama 30, Georgia St. 23 EAST Albany (NY) 41, Monmouth (NJ) 24 Boston College 14, NC State 10 Bryant 45, St. Francis (Pa.) 34 Bucknell 21, Fordham 0 Cornell 62, Columbia 41 Dartmouth 21, Brown 16 Delaware 24, Richmond 10 Duquesne 29, Sacred Heart 15 Harvard 37, Penn 20 Holy Cross 29, Lafayette 24 Lehigh 34, Georgetown 12 Maine 32, UMass 21 Nebraska 17, Penn St. 14 Rutgers 27, Army 12 Towson 56, New Hampshire 42 Wagner 38, Robert Morris 17 Yale 33, Princeton 24

Despite a mix of rain and snow and temperatures in the 30s, the game featured few turnovers and plenty of offense. Halliday, seeing his first extensive playing time at quarterback, completed 27 of 36 passes, and the yardage was a freshman passing record for WSU. Marquess Wilson caught eight passes for 223 yards and three touchdowns for WSU. Isiah Barton caught seven passes for 155 yards and a touchdown. After a WSU fourth-quar-

ter punt, Arizona State marched 58 yards to the Cougars’ 9. But quarterback Brock Osweiler and Cameron Marshall were stopped a yard short of a first down, and the Sun Devils turned the ball over on downs. Washington State then drove 89 yards, with Halliday hitting a diving Barton on an 18-yard touchdown pass for a 30-27 lead with 8:55 left in the game. Arizona State drove to the WSU 5, but two passes and a run failed to produce a touchdown, and Alex Garoutte’s 21-yard field goal attempt missed left. Washington State mounted a drive from its 4, with Carl Winston rushing

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WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 16 11 5 0 22 48 41 San Jose 14 9 4 1 19 44 36 Phoenix 14 7 4 3 17 40 39 Los Angeles 16 7 6 3 17 36 38 Anaheim 16 6 7 3 15 33 47 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Edmonton 16 9 5 2 20 36 32 Minnesota 15 8 4 3 19 34 29 Colorado 16 8 7 1 17 46 50 Vancouver 17 8 8 1 17 51 50 Calgary 15 6 8 1 13 31 39 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 17 10 4 3 23 56 49 Detroit 15 9 5 1 19 42 33 Nashville 16 8 5 3 19 43 42 St. Louis 16 8 7 1 17 40 38 Columbus 16 3 12 1 7 36 60 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 17 10 4 3 23 51 40 N.Y. Rangers 15 9 3 3 21 43 32 Philadelphia 15 8 4 3 19 57 46 New Jersey 15 8 6 1 17 37 41 N.Y. Islanders 13 4 6 3 11 28 39 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 17 10 6 1 21 51 58 Buffalo 16 10 6 0 20 49 40 Ottawa 18 8 9 1 17 53 65 Boston 15 8 7 0 16 52 35 Montreal 16 7 7 2 16 40 42 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 15 10 4 1 21 55 42 Florida 15 8 4 3 19 44 39 Tampa Bay 16 8 6 2 18 46 50 Carolina 17 6 8 3 15 43 58 Winnipeg 17 5 9 3 13 43 58

Red Devils earn 1B state berth Neah Bay wins third game in eight days 40-0 Peninsula Daily News

TUMWATER — Neah Bay and Lummi probably are getting a little tired of seeing each other this year. The Red Devils earned a Class 1B state football playoff berth against their nemesis Blackhawks after pounding Mary M. Knight 40-0 in a preliminary state Pacific-12 Standings game at Tumwater High NORTH School on Saturday night. Conf. Overall Oregon 7-0 9-1 That was the third game Stanford 7-1 9-1 in eight days for the Red Washington 4-3 6-4 Devils, but they picked up California 3-4 6-4 no injuries Saturday and Oregon State 2-5 2-8 are healthy for Lummi. Washington State 2-5 4-6 SOUTH The Blackhawks (11-0) Conf. Overall have knocked the Red DevUSC 5-2 8-2 ils (10-2) out of the 1B playUCLA 4-3 5-5 offs the past two years and Arizona State 4-3 6-4 own a 2-0 advantage Utah 3-4 6-4 between the two teams this Colorado 1-6 2-9 Arizona 1-7 2-8 season. Saturday’s Games But Neah Bay coach Colorado 48, Arizona 29 Tony McCaulley is looking USC 40, Washington 17 forward to round three. California 23, Oregon State 6 “We want it bad,” he Utah 31, UCLA 6 said. “They are a good team Oregon 53, Stanford 30 Washington St. 37, Arizona St. 27 and it would be something to remember if we win.” The Blackhawks, the over from the 1 for a 37-27 defending state champions, lead with 1:50 to play.

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PULLMAN — Freshman quarterback Connor Halliday threw for 494 yards and four touchdowns as Washington State beat Arizona State 37-27 on a wet, snowy Saturday night. Arizona State (6-4, 4-3 Pac-12) missed out on a chance to regain control of the South Division race after UCLA lost earlier Saturday. Washington State (4-6, 2-5) needed a win to stay in contention for a bowl and perhaps save coach Paul Wulff’s job.

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Bowling LAUREL LANES Nov. 12 Pee Wee Kids League Boys’ high game: Robert Wold, 77. Girls’ high game: Haley Willard and Abby Robinson, 85. Bantam Kids League Girls’ high game: Sierra Burkett, 98; girls’ high series: Sierra Burkett, 279. Junior Kids League Boys’ high game: Nathan Dewey, 171; boys’ high series: Casey Sisneros, 415. Girls’ high game: Malyssa Gannon, 97; girls’ high series: Malyssa Gannon, 270. Seven Cedars Mixed Nov. 11 Men’s high game: Bill VanGordon, 238; men’s high series: Bill VanGordon, 706. Women’s high game: Louise Demetriff, 204; women’s high series: Melody Johannes, 528. Leading team: We Deliver. Nov. 10 Longhouse Market Men’s high game: Fred Pratt, 267; men’s high series: Mitch Guckert, 724. Women’s high game: Linda Chansky, 195; women’s high series: Linda Chansky, 568. Leading team: Looney Toons. Nov. 9 Birch’s Molar Bowlers Men’s high game: George Kennedy, 215; men’s high series: Ken McInnes, 570. Women’s high game: Catherine Woodahl, 175; women’s high series: Ginny Bowling, 458. Leading team: Screaming Eagles. Lakeside Big Four Men’s high game: Bill VanGordon, 287; men’s high series: Bill VanGordon, 761. Leading team: Road Hogs.


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Prep Football will host the game in Bellingham. “We’re trying to set it up for Friday some time,” McCaulley said. In the meantime, the Red Devils beat archrival Clallam Bay on Nov. 5, smashed Lopez Island on Tuesday and ripped Mary M. Knight on Saturday to finally punch their ticket to state. Neah Bay led 24-0 after one quarter and scored 16 in the second period of Saturday’s contest. The game was called at halftime after Titus Pascua returned an interception for a touchdown. Pascua also had a rushing score while quarterback Josiah Greene ran the ball in for two touchdowns and Tyler McCaulley, who led the defense with 13 tackles, also had a rushing score. “We dominated both sides of the ball,” Tony McCaulley said. Mary M. Knight was held to just two first downs in the game. Boxscore information was unavailable as of press time.


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PA diver Hodgin third in Class 2A Rider senior top area finisher at swim, dive meet Peninsula Daily News

FEDERAL WAY — Port Angeles senior diver Allison Hodgin captured third place while both the Roughriders and Port Townsend Redskins had relay teams finish in the top five at the Class 2A swimming and diving championships this weekend. The preliminaries took place Friday at the King C o u n t y Aquatic C e n t e r, while the Hodgin finals were on Saturday night. Hodgin had the top performance on the North Olympic Peninsula as she claimed third with a score of 222.15, missing second by less than four points and first by 15 points.

She was seeded fourth in the meet. Other top performances went to the Port Angeles 400-yard freestyle relay, which took fourth place in 3 minutes, 54.31 seconds. Brooke Sires, Tarah Erickson, Ashlee Reid and Tracie Macias swam in that relay for the Riders. The Port Townsend 200 free relay claimed fifth place as well. The Redskins had a time of 1:46.84 with Rose Ridder, Tanner Matthew, Renada Walcome and Serena Vilage. Ridder and Matthew are both freshmen. Also finishing in the top eight was the Port Angeles 200 medley relay team, taking seventh in 1:59.71 with Reid, Kelsey Macias, Tracie Macias and Erickson. Finishing in the top 16 were three area swimmers in the 50 free as Ridder captured ninth, Erickson 14th and Vilage 15th. Vilage also grabbed 12th place in the 100 breaststroke.

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Sequim wide receiver Christian Miles tries to avoid W.F. West’s Colton Watson as he moves up field during first-quarter action at North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo.

Wolves: Fall in first round Continued from B1 W.F. West (9-2 overall) became the third Evergreen Conference team to eliminate Sequim (9-2) from the playoffs during that run. Of course, it didn’t help that the Olympic League champions had to take on the Bearcats minus star quarterback/linebacker Frank Catelli for the third week in a row. “We overcame a lot of things [this season],” Sequim head coach Erik Wiker said. “You take our best player, who is really great, out [for 4½ games], I think that we accomplished a lot of things. “[The loss] will sting now, but in the long run [we] had a great year with the kids that [we] had. I think [we] achieved or over achieved.” It was obvious from the beginning that the absence of Catelli’s defensive presence would be a problem against Gueller and the Bearcats. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound senior ripped off touchdown runs of 60 and 73 yards on W.F. West’s first two plays from scrimmage. Gueller delivered a powerful stiff arm, then weaved his way across the field on the first one, then simply out-ran Sequim’s defense on the second to help put West ahead 14-0. Quarterback Jack Wiker threw the first of four interceptions on the Wolves’ next play from scrimmage, and the Bearcats scored another TD four plays later to go up 21-0 three minutes into the game.

“He’s gifted, he’s a great player,” W.F. West head coach Bob Wollan said of Gueller. “If he gets loose, he’s gone. “He can make a bad play look good and he can make us look pretty smart over there with his ability.” The Bearcats rolled for 382 yards rushing and 450 all together. Gueller, a Washington State baseball signee, accounted for more than half of that. By the time he left the game at the end of the third quarter, he had 226 yards rushing on 14 carries and another 68 yards on 7-of-13 passing with one touchdown and no picks. He did fumble twice. His one scoring strike, a 20-yard pass to Alex Cox, was the last of four firstquarter touchdowns for the Bearcats as they went up 28-0 and never looked back. “We were kind of frantic after those two touchdowns,” Sequim senior lineman Brendan Carpenter said. “I think it was deflating; I think we took it a little too hard. “If we would have just kind of rolled with it we could have kept going.” Instead, faced with a large deficit so early on, the Wolves failed to generate much of a run game against the Bearcats. Sequim had just four runs go for more than six yards, three coming after the Bearcats went ahead 52-7 at the end of the third quarter, and had 127 total yards on the ground. Jack Wiker, replacing Catelli at QB once again in the Wolves’ shotgun attack,

could not channel the same magic that led his team to a come-from-behind 40-34 win over Eatonville the week before. The junior ended up throwing the ball 38 times and completed just 18 of those for 154 yards. He was intercepted four times while hounded by the Bearcat pass rush and had another 83 yards rushing on 19 carries with two TDs. Lopaka Yasumura added 38 yards rushing and one touchdown on seven carries for the Wolves and also caught four balls for 53 yards. Receivers Tyler Forshaw (four catches, 21 yards), Michael Ballard (3-30) and Nick Ramirez (5-38) were all targeted often as well. Yet none of them were able to connect with Jack Wiker on any big pass plays with the Bearcats quick defensive backs making play after play in the secondary. “The quarterback was the main concern, just his ability to run the football. He’s a real playmaker,” Wollan said. “We wanted to account for that and take away their running game, and I thought that was really key for us to make him as one-dimensional as possible and get him to throw the football around.” Sequim tacked on two touchdowns on its final two drives of the game, one ending on an 11-yard Wiker run and the other a 26-yard Yasumura run. The 40-point running clock had already been triggered by then, however, and time was running out on the Wolves’ season.

“Obviously they miss their big guy [Catelli],” Wollan said. “He’s just a force defensively, and another weapon. “In high school, it doesn’t matter where, if you miss the wrong one or two guys, it changes the dynamic of your team.” Sequim graduates 15 seniors from this year’s team, which claimed the program’s seventh league championship in eight years under Wiker. Among the players moving on are Catelli, the coOlympic League MVP, and Forshaw, the league’s defensive MVP. “I think it was a great season,” Jack Wiker said. “We had to overcome so much with Frank going down and all the other stuff that we had to go through. “It could have been a lot worse and we made it as good as we could have.” W.F. West 52, Sequim 21 W.F. West Sequim

28 3 21 0— 52 0 7 0 14— 21 First Quarter WF—M. Gueller 60 run (Huang kick) WF—M. Gueller 73 run (Huang kick) WF—Hanson 2 run (Huang kick) WF—Cox 20 pass from M. Gueller (Huang kick) Second Quarter S—Wiker 1 run (Koonz kick) WF—Huang 27 field goal Third Quarter WF—Hanson 5 run (Huang kick) WF—Steen 25 run (Huang kick) WF—Cooke 2 run (Huang kick) Fourth Quarter S—Wiker 11 run (Koonz kick) S—Yasumura 26 run (Koonz kick) Individual Stats Rushing— S: Wiker 19-83, Yasumura 7-38, Forshaw 2-6. WF: M. Gueller 14-226, Hanson 9-71, Steen 2-35, Downs 3-23, Cooke 5-20, T. Gueller 1-7, Sanchez 1-4, Gray 1-4, Spahr 4-0, Shoemaker 1-2. Passing—S: Wiker 18-38-4, 154. WF: M. Gueller 7-13-0, 68; T. Gueller 0-1-0, 0. Receiving—S: Yasumura 4-53, Ramirez 5-38, Ballard 3-30, Forshaw 4-24, Miles 1-5, Campbell 1-4. WF: Rothlin 2-24, White 2-21, Cox 1-20, Hanson 1-5, Watson 1-(minus 2).

Volleyball: Red Devils go 0-2 Continued from B1 The Riders beat Ephrata 25-19, 25-9, 20-25, 25-18. Port Angeles played Tumwater tough in the first two games, losing 26-24, 25-22, 25-16. On Saturday morning, Port Angeles was bumped from the tourney by No. 4 Anacortes, 3-1, in four barnburner games. The scores were 25-23, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21 Anacortes, which ended up claiming fifth place, had lost 3-1 to No. 2 Selah in the quarterfinals. The Riders (17-5) had one of their best seasons, losing only once in Olympic League and regular-season action, once in the league tournament and once at the 2A West Central District championships. Senior hitter Kiah Jones was voted league MVP while Lauren Norton was named league defensive player of the year and setter Emily Drake made the all-league first team.

1B tourney YAKIMA — The Crescent Loggers and Neah Bay Red Devils both struggled at the SunDome but the youthful Red Devils improved tremendously from last year’s performance. “I’m really proud of what my girls did at state,” Neah Bay coach Sharon Kanichy said. “Our girls played with a positive attitude the entire tournament. They played their hearts out, and they played like they belonged in the state tournament.” That was a major improvement over the performance of last year’s team, Kanichy said. The Red Devils lost 3-1 to No. 6-ranked Moses Lake Christian Academy in the first round, and then lost 3-0 to defending state champion and No. 2-ranked Almira/Coulee-Hartline in the consolation quarterfinals on Friday. “My group was up for it,”Kanichy said.

“They worked hard to win those games.” And they did it with five eighth graders, two freshmen and two sophomores. Neah Bay had just one junior and four seniors on the team, with one of the seniors a first-year player. All this youth can mean nothing but good things for the Red Devils in the years to come. “That will help us out,” Kanichy said. Neah Bay will have only one senior next year but a lot of experience on a stillyoung team. Moses Lake beat the Red Devils 25-6, 22-25, 25-14, 26-24. “That first-game score was purely because of nerves,” Kanichy said. “And we made several mistakes in the third game or else we would have been right there.” The Red Devils played right with strong Moses Lake in the second and fourth games. Almira/Coulee-Hartline

won 25-16, 25-19, 25-13. For the tournament, Morgan Buzzell served five aces while Holly Greene also had five aces and earned a kill at the net. Brandy Swan collected four aces while Rebecca Thompson had 10 kills, four blocks and four aces. Kaela Tyler had a teamhigh seven aces and had two kills and a block while Courtney Winck had six kills and four blocks. Crescent, meanwhile, lost 3-0 to Seton Catholic in the first round and 3-0 to No. 5 Sunnyside Christian in the consolation quarterfinals Friday. Seton Catholic won by the scores 25-10, 25-17, 26-24 while Sunnyside Christian won 25-18, 25-18, 25-15. Seton Catholic, unranked, made it to the championship semifinals before losing. Sunnyside Christian, meanwhile, captured eighth place in the tournament.

Football ALL-OLYMPIC LEAGUE TEAM MVP (Co): QB/DB Keenan Walker (PA), Sr.; LB/QB Frank Catelli (Seq.), Sr. Defensive MVP: DB Tyler Forshaw (Seq.), Sr. Offensive MVP: QB Sam Byers (King.), Sr. Sportsmanship: Port Angeles Coaching staff of the year: North Kitsap DEFENSE 1st Team Defensive Line: Tim Pounds (Brem.), Sr.; Joe Shoemaker (King.), Sr.; Zach McCarter (NK), Sr.; Nick Ioffrida (PA), Sr. Linebacker: Andrew Shadle (Brem.), Jr.; Ben Berkimer (NK.), Jr.; Brody Stromberg (NM), Jr.; Eli Fiscalini (PA), Sr. Defensive Back: Bobby Reece (King), So.; Trey Fullilove (Oly.), Sr.; Skyler Gray (PA), Sr.; Nick Ramirez (Seq.), Sr. 2nd Team Defensive Line: Robbie Campos (Klah.), Sr.; Greg Warns (NK.), Jr.; Ryan Squires (NM.), Sr.; Nick Whitesitt (Oly.), Sr.; Andrew Shimer (Seq.), Jr. Linebacker: Lucas Anderson (Brem.), Jr.; George Marinan (King.), Sr.; Jordan Hadden (NK), Sr.; Albert Lawver (Oly.), Sr.; Michael Ballard (Seq.), Sr. Defensive Back: Matt Noll (Brem.), Jr.; Sam Byers (King.), Sr.; Andrew Hecker (NK), Fr.; Brandon Dunham (NM), Jr. Honorable Mention Defensive Line: Brady Beaton (Brem.), Sr.; Jeff Sargent (Brem.), Sr.; Tucker Burns (King), So.; Walker Larson (King.), Sr.; David Leer (Klah.), So.; Fisher Young (NK), Sr.; Tommy Marsh (NM), So.; Harrison Fuller (Oly.), Sr.; Caleb O’Halek (Oly.), Sr.; William Gorden (PA), Sr.; Jake Hudson (Seq.), Sr.; Clay Charlie (Seq.), Sr. Linebacker: Aaron Dickson (King), So.; Lee Pham (King.), Sr.; Ben Zimny (Klah.), So.; Connor McCorkle (NK), Sr.; Jacob Roush (NM.), Sr.; Chase Schoonhoven (NM), Jr.; Ben Long (Oly.), Jr.; Dylan Brewer (PA), Sr.; Jack Wiker (Seq.), Jr. Defensive Back: Keigen Langholff (Klah.), So.; Clark Rose (Klah.), Sr.; Tyler Lee (NK), So.; Grant Hunter (NM), So.; Josh Becker (NM), So.; Cameron Braithwaite (PA), Sr.; Christian Miles (Seq.), Jr. OFFENSE 1st Team Offensive Line: Jack Welker (King.), Sr.; Fisher Young (NK), Sr.; Mike Ottele (Oly.), Sr.; Brian Christion (PA), Jr.; Brendan Carpenter (Seq.), Sr. Tight End: Andrew Urquhart (NK), Sr. Running Back: Randy Grier (Oly.), Jr.; Jack Wiker (Seq.), Jr. Quarterback: AJ Milyard (NK.), Jr. Wide Receiver: Robbie Campos (Klah.), Sr.; Tyler Forshaw (Seq.), Sr. 2nd Team Offensive Line: Terrick HoustonSims (Brem.), So.; Joey Bockman (Klah.), Sr.; Miles Meigs (NM.), Sr.; Derek Laaksonnen (NM.), Sr.; Jake Hudson (Seq.), Sr. Tight End: Tim Pounds (Brem.), Sr.; George Marinan (King.), Sr. Running Back: Andrew Shadle (Brem.), Jr.; Dylan Brewer (PA), Sr. Quarterback: Michael Lawrence (Brem.), Jr. Wide Receiver: Cameron Braithwaite (PA), Sr.; Christian Miles (Seq.), Jr. Honorable Mention Offensive Line: Jason Crumb (Brem.), Jr.; Lee Pham (King.), Sr.; Joe Shoemaker (King.), Sr.; Jackson Hobbs (King.), Sr.; Jon Wolfram (Klah.), Sr.; Greg Warns (NK.), Jr.; Zach Moss (NK.), Jr.; Brandon Girken (NK.), Jr.; Jordon Green (Oly.), Jr.; Eric Wahl (PA), Jr.; Tyler Rixon (PA), Jr.; Al Serrano (seq.) So. Tight End: Michael Ballard (Seq.), Sr. Running Back: Nick Tabanera (King), So.; Derick White (King.), Sr.; Danny Mitchell (NK.), Jr.; Ben Long (Oly.), Jr.; Eli Fiscalini (PA), Sr. Quarterback: Josh Ganowski (Kla.), Jr.; Tommy Renne (NM), Jr.; Rob Howard (Oly.), Jr. Wide Receiver: Trevor Nelson (Brem.), Jr.; Caleb Petroski (Brem.), Jr.; Richie Sander (King.), Sr.; Jacob Sheets (Kla.), Jr.; JT Nettleton (NK), So.; Makiah McInnis (Oly.), Jr.; Trey Fullilove (Oly.), Sr.; Nick Ramirez (Seq.), Sr.

SPECIAL TEAMS 1st Team Kicker: Kyler Gracey (NK.), Jr. Punter: Kyler Gracey (NK.), Jr. Returner: Tyler Forshaw (Seq.), Sr. 2nd Team Kicker: Colin Stone (King.), Jr. Punter: Randy Grier (Oly.), Jr. Returner: Skyler Gray (PA), Sr. Honorable Mention Kicker: Kasey Trask (Klah.), Fr. Punter: Donald Zoutte (Brem.), Sr.; Josh Ganowski (Kla.), Jr. Returner: Bobby Reece (King), So.; RJ Neal (Oly.), Jr. ALL-NISQUALLY LEAGUE TEAM Overall MVP: Joshua Shreffler (CC), Sr. Offensive MVP: Daniel Watts (CPC), Jr. Defensive MVP: Daryl Settlemire (Chim.), Jr. Coach of the Year: Mike Finch, Charles Wright Sportsmanship: Chimacum OFFENSE 1st Team Quarterback: Jaelin Goldsmith (CC), Fr. Running Back: Jaysen Yoro (Ort.), So.; 1-RB Alex Milton (CC), Sr.; Colin Reynolds (CW), Jr. Wide Receiver: Jake Archer (CC), Sr.; Christian Yoro (Ort.), Jr. Offensive Line: Andy Hislop (CPC), Jr.,C; Andy Thomas (CPC), Sr., G; Adam Hanes (CC), Jr., G; Rafael Arvilla (CPC), Sr.,T; Nick Mungia (CW), Sr., T. Tight End: Beau Iverson (CW), Jr. Punter: Nate Roosendaal (CC), So. Kick Returner: Connor Johnson (CPC), So. 2nd Team Quarterback: Fritz Jacobson (CW), Jr. Running Back: Connor Rose (Ort.), So.; 2-RB Nick Betz (Vash.), Jr.; Andrew Rickman (CPC), So. Wide Receiver: Karson Kuehner (LC), Jr.; Garrett Starr (Vash.), So. Offensive Line: Randy Sackmann (Ort.), Jr., C; Chase Houser (CPC), Sr., G; Chevy Johnson (CC), Jr., G; Jordan Apuya (CPC), Sr., T; Daryl Settlemire (Chim.), Jr., T. Tight End: Steve Hunsaker (CPC), Jr. Punter: Alec Dennis (CW), Sr. Kick Returner: Jake Archer (CC), Sr. DEFENSE 1st Team Defensive Line: Josh Teuteu (Ort.), Sr.; Beau Iverson (CW), Jr.; Rafael Arvilla (CPC), Sr.; Travis Walrath (CC), Sr. Linebacker: Nick Mungia (CW), Sr.; Chase Houser (CPC), Sr.; Hunter Austen (CC), So.; Alex Nielson (CW), Sr.; Dylan Huber (LC), Sr. Defensive Back: Christian Yoro (Ort.), Jr.; Chris Lee (CW), Sr.; Jake Archer (CC), Sr.; Karson Kuehner (LC), Jr. Kicker: Alec Dennis (CW), Sr. 2nd Team Defensive Line: Adam Hanes (CC), Jr.; Parker Rush (CW), Sr.; Randy Sackmann (Ort.), Jr.; Jordan Apuya (CPC), Sr. Linebacker: Connor Rose (Ort.), So.; Kyle Crawford (CC), Sr.; Nick Betz (Vash.), Jr. Defensive Back: Jake Kragerud (CPC), Sr.; 2-DB Andrew Rickman (CPC), So.; Jordan King (LC), Sr.; Nate Roosendaal (CC), So. Kicker: Michael Holmquist (CPC), Sr.

Volleyball ALL-OLYMPIC LEAGUE TEAM MVP: Kiah Jones (PA), Sr., OH Defensive player of year: Lauren Norton (PA), Sr., L Coach of year: Christine Halberg (PA) Sportsmanship: Klahowya/Sequim 1st Team Sarah Baugh (NK), Sr., OH; Meaghan Houser (NK), Sr., MB; Monica Phinney (Oly.), Sr., OH; Emily Drake (PA), Sr., S; Taylor Balkan (SE), Jr., S; Haleigh Harrison (SE), Jr., MB. 2nd Team Jenna Tippets (Oly), Jr., S; Nicole Weber (NK), Sr., S; Sarah McMullen (King), Sr., L; Allie Rae Taylor (Brem.), Sr., S; Ciera Eisele (Klah.), So., OH; Gracellan Pajimula (Oly), Jr., L. Honorable Mention Autumn Ruddick (PA), Sr., OPP; Alix Macero (NM), Sr., S; Hanna Hudson (SE), So., L; Kimie Gerken (King.), So., S; Sarah Holt (NK), Fr., OH; Christine Unrue (PT), Sr., S; Hailey Newman (NM), Sr., OH; Darian Foley (PA), Sr., MH; Mariah Hawkins (NK), Sr., L; Miya Pavlock McAuliffe (Oly.), Sr., OH; Merissa Duzenski (Brem.), Sr., MB; Kyla Martin (SE), Sr., OH; Brooke Haag (King.), Jr., OH; Sarah Cooper (Klah.), So., S.



Sunday, November 13, 2011

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Huskies spread it out UW displays versatility in 91-74 home victory The Associated Press

SEATTLE — Washington gave a glimpse of its balance to open the season. The Huskies finished with four players in double figures, led by C.J. Wilcox’s 22 points, in a 91-74 victory over Georgia State on Saturday in the World Vision Classic. Darnell Gant (18 points), Tony Wroten (18 points) and Terrence Ross (11 points) reached double figures for Washington. Rashaad Richardson led Georgia State with 21. Brandon McGee added 17. Wilcox, a redshirt sophomore, opened the second half with two 3-pointers in Washington’s first four possessions. His second swelled the lead to 54-36. After spending last season as a 3-point specialist, Wilcox has been able to expand his game. He contributed six rebounds in addition to going 8 for 12 from the field and 5 for 8 from behind the 3-point line. “If he’s open, he’s going to make it,” Washington point guard Abdul Gaddy said. “Sometimes I feel like if I pass it to him, you can’t look at the rim; you have to get back on defense. “That’s how good a shooter he is. Teams will be digging themselves into a hole if they leave him open.” Washington took control in the second half after leading 43-33 at halftime. The lead reached 20 at 61-41 when Aziz N’Diaye scored in the post with a hook off the glass. The gap later stretched to 26 points. “I think [coach Lorenzo Romar] has a better team this year than he had last year,” Georgia State coach

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Pac-12 Standings Conf. Overall Arizona 0-0 2-0 Arizona State 0-0 1-0 California 0-0 1-0 Colorado 0-0 1-0 Oregon State 0-0 1-0 Stanford 0-0 1-0 USC 0-0 1-0 Washington 0-0 1-0 Utah 0-0 0-0 Washington State 0-0 0-0 Oregon 0-0 0-1 UCLA 0-0 0-1 Saturday’s games Oregon St. 86, Cal St. Bakersfield 62 Washington 91, Georgia State 74 Today’s Games Ball State at Arizona, 3 p.m. Florida Atlantic at Washington, 5 p.m. G. Washington at California, 6:30 p.m. Monday’s games San Diego Christian at Utah 6 p.m. West Alabama at Oregon St., 7 p.m. Portland at Washington, 7 p.m. Nebraska at USC, 7:30 p.m. Fresno State at Stanford, 8 p.m.

Ron Hunter said. “This team’s way better. He’s got a really good basketball team. “This easily could have been a 30- or 35-point game. But our guys kept fighting.” Wroten, a freshman guard, finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and three assists. “Last week was kind of a game to get all the jitters out,” Wroten said of an exhibition against Seattle Pacific. “Even though this was a real game that counted, I was just more relaxed and focused and more ready for the game.” Georgia State was not intimidated at the start. After trailing 8-2 early, the Panthers rallied behind Richardson. He made five of his six 3-point attempts in the first half to finish with 15 points at the break. Richardson tied the score at 23 after making 3-pointers on consecutive possessions, forcing a Washington timeout.

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Washington’s Terrence Ross drives the lane for a lay-in over Georgia State’s Eric Buckner (20) in the second half of Saturday’s game in Seattle. Wilcox answered with a 3-pointer out of the timeout. He led Washington with 12 points in the first half. Gant added 10 first-half points for Washington with a perfect 4-for-4 start. He scored the first five points of the game. The Huskies extended their lead by using a smaller lineup with Gant at center and four guards. They went up 38-28 with 2:19 left in the half after a layup from Wroten, their first double-digit lead. Wroten closed the half with another layup after going behind his back and getting to his preferred left hand for a 43-33 edge.

N’Diaye started and played 19 minutes a week after missing several practices and the exhibition game because of a concussion. He had five blocks and eight rebounds. Washington announced after the game that 6-foot-10 freshman Jernard Jarreau would redshirt this season. Jarreau said he would work on his all-around game and continue to add weight. He has gained 13 pounds since arriving on campus. Washington plays Florida Atlantic on Sunday on the second day of the threeday tournament. Georgia State will face Portland.

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“That result was 1-0, but it could have easily been 4-0.” With the win, the women put themselves in a semifinal match against either Clackamas (10-5-1) or Green River (12-4-4) next Saturday in Tukwila. The Peninsula men, who will visit the Final Four for the fourth time, will take on Chemeketa (15-2-3) in their semifinal on the same day at the same location. The Storm are the last team to eliminate the Pirate men from the NWAACC playoffs, having beaten them 3-2 in the ’09 quarterfinals. The Pirates have won four straight playoff games since.

“They score goals in bunches,” Chapman said of Chemeketa. “Their defense is their offense. “We like our chances all the way through, but, of course, you’ve got to do the right stuff.” (Women) Peninsula 1, Spokane 0

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Peninsula’s Miguel Gonzalez, center, takes the header as Everett goalkeeper Alex Gardner tries to bat the ball away in front of the goal in the first half on Saturday in Port Angeles. Backing Gonzalez on the play was teammate Dean Gaynor, left.

Flacco took the Ravens 92 yards in the final 2½ minutes for the winning score. “If we just dwell on that then the end is going to be nothing. We’re going to look back on it and say, ‘Who The Associated Press cares?’ because we lost a SEATTLE — It’s seems couple more games,” Flacco like the perfect trap. said. Coming off an emotional A win today would give and important victory, the the Ravens their second 7-2 Baltimore Ravens fly across start in franchise history. the country to play a 2-6 The previous time came in team coming off a third 2006 when Baltimore finstraight loss. ished 13-3 and had the secProblem for ond-best record the Ravens is it’s in the AFC. a situation Seattle isn’t they’ve faced and anywhere near failed at twice thinking about this season. 7-2 starts and The Ravens Next Game 13-3 records. said all the right Today They’ve dropped things this week vs. Ravens their last three, about realizing at Seattle scoring a comthe importance bined 28 points Time: 1:05 p.m. of today’s game in losses to at Seattle and On TV: Ch. 7 Cleveland, Cinhow any benefits cinnati and Dalfrom their thrilllas. ing, last-second 23-20 win The Seahawks are provover Pittsburgh last week ing talented enough to give will be completely negated better teams fits, as evident with a West Coast flop. by the fact they’ve been But the Ravens track within one score in the record this season says the fourth quarter in five of rare matchup against the their six losses. struggling Seahawks could But that only highlights mean problems. Seattle’s sometimes madAll they have to do is dening inconsistency. look back to Week 2 at TenThey are headaches that nessee and Week 7 at Jack- were expected with such a sonville to see the mistakes. young team. That doesn’t “We have been riding an make being 2-6 any easier emotional high right now. to accept. Coming off those big wins, “It’s just been the perfor[the media] like to say we mance level of our guys has have that tendency of a let- just not been where it needs down,” Baltimore running to be, you know? We haven’t back Ray Rice said. taken care of the football as “I think it’s time for us to well as we need to. We be able to put the big games haven’t gotten the ball as behind us and treat every much as we need to,” Seatgame like it’s a big game.” tle coach Pete Carroll said. After routing Pittsburgh “With our young guys in its season opener, Balti- up front, it’s been a process. more followed up with a As much as we have no flop against the Titans. patience about it, we have Five weeks later, the had to be patient as we Ravens had another poor watch them develop.” performance at JacksonIf there was a bright ville a week after an spot to take from last impressive victory over week’s loss in Dallas, it was Houston. the rediscovery of a runThey are rare moments ning game. in the tenure of John HarThe Seahawks scrapped baugh. Since taking over in the no-huddle approach 2008, the Ravens have that worked in an upset of three losses against sub- the New York Giants last .500 teams. Only one was month — and subsequently later than the second week sputtered — and ran for 162 of the regular season, and it yards against a Cowboys came three weeks ago defense that was fourth in against the Jaguars. the league against the run. The fact two of those slip Marshawn Lynch ups against losing teams topped 100 yards in the happened this season, and regular season for the first with a home game waiting time in nearly three years, next week against division but Seattle couldn’t overco-leader Cincinnati, is come three interceptions what’s causing the Ravens from Tarvaris Jackson. concern about this trip. Carroll said this week “It’s really easy to get that Seattle’s ability to run ready for a team like Seat- is of paramount importance tle because they’re very tal- to how the rest of the team ented. I think they’ve lost a operates, no matter if it’s in lot of close games and their a hurry-up offense or not. record is not in any way If they’re able to run indicative of the type of against Ray Lewis, Haloti football team they are,” Ngata and the rest of the Harbaugh said. Ravens’ defense, it’ll be an Flacco spent most of the impressive statement. week deflecting the praise “We are in for a fight. being heaped his way fol- What else can you ask for?” lowing his nearly flawless Jackson said. final drive last week “We’re a young team, against Pittsburgh, which and we’re trying to show ended with a 26-yard TD what we have, and put pass to rookie Torrey Smith together a nice team here. with 8 seconds left that So what better challenge is gave the Ravens a season it to have to go against one sweep of their AFC North of the better defenses in the league?” rivals.


Of course, all anyone in the stands wanted to talk about after the matches was Gonzalez’s incredible bicyclekick goal. The individual display of improvisational brilliance seemed a fitting farewell for Gonzalez — Peninsula’s alltime leading scorer with 49 career goals — in his final match at Sigmar Field. The Everett goalkeeper turned away Gonzalez’s original shot on a breakaway. But as the ball bounced off the turf and floated back toward him, the sophomore striker made a split-second decision to try a somersault kick that lofted the ball just over the keeper’s outstretched hands and into the net. The goal put the Pirates ahead 3-0 in the 20th minute and set off a wild celebration on the field and in the stands. “When I saw the keeper bounce it, I was like, ‘All right, I’m just going to try and hit it,’” Gonzalez said. “I saw the perfect bounce for the bicycle, and I do that at practice sometimes and had been practicing it, so I was going to take it. Then I hit it, and fortunately it went in.” Teammate Dean Gaynor headed in the first of his two goals just 55 seconds into the match off a Jeff Mullen cross. The flurry of Pirate scoring chances after that overwhelmed the Trojans, whose best defense appeared to be the side judge’s offsides signals. Peninsula was hit for offsides six times in the first half alone, but that didn’t keep it from racing out to a 5-0 lead that allowed Chapman to empty his bench. Yan Gioseffi assisted on Gaynor’s second score in the 18th minute, while Daniel Gonzalez and Tyrone Warren assisted Miguel’s other two scores. “They tried to step up a little bit [on defense], but we’re pretty quick about hitting seams,” Chapman said.

Instead it was the Pirates’ physical brand of soccer, which left Spokane’s players visibly frustrated by the end of the game. The Peninsula centerback trio of Kimmy Jons, Felicia Collins and Deidra Woodward won countless balls in the air, and prolific Sasquatch scorers Alli Floyd (23 goals) and Nikki Caudill (18 goals) rarely had room to operate. Thus, a team that had eliminated the Pirates from the NWAACC playoffs with a five-goal barrage last year wasn’t able to mount a consistent attack after going down 1-0 late in the first half. “It was just all about communication and clearing the ball,” Jons said. “That’s actually two points that Kanyon mentioned before the game: communicate and clear the ball. I think we did that really well during the game.” Solomon scored her goal in the 35th minute and could have added another in the second half had she not pushed a point-blank shot wide in the 50th minute. The missed opportunity was one of three near goals for the Pirates, who out-shot the Sasquatch 10-7 on the game. That included a missed penalty kick by Jackie Rodgers that deflected off the left post. “We played really tough,” said Solomon, the team’s leading scorer with nine goals. “Our defense played great, pushing up on their forwards, and our center-mid Deidra Woodward, she pressured their girl [midfielder Dee Dee Garbe] very well. She wasn’t able to slap balls to her forwards.” Spokane’s best shot at an equalizer came from Caudill from 20 yards out, but Pirate keeper Krystal Daniels deflected it off the cross bar and out of harm’s way. The shutout was Daniels’ 10th of the season, and it came in what some may have termed an upset since the Pirates were ranked third in the NWAACC coaches’ poll and the Sasquatch second. “We thought we should have been ranked higher, and I’m really glad we weren’t, because it put a chip on our shoulder,” Anderson said.

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PA Veterans Day ceremony packs hangar By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — A crowd of about 1,000 packed into a Coast Guard hangar in Port Angeles on Friday morning to honor veterans. The annual regional Veterans Day celebration featured patriotic music, words of reverence and moments to reflect on those who have served. For 16 years, a Veterans Day ceremony has been held at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office, which is designated as the regional Veterans Day observance site by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

was U.S. Army Maj. Jennifer Willis, brigade public affairs officer for the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Tacoma. Hahn welcomed Willis and her husband, Andrew, who is a ship’s engineer for the Royal Canadian Navy in Victoria. Maj. Willis said Veterans Day is a time to remember those who served and to honor those who are still serving.

‘Fight for each other’

“We don’t just fight for our nation,” she said. “We fight for each other.” Willis said it is important to honor the sacrifice of veterans and their families and to celebrate their service every day. “It [Veterans Day] is a moment of respect that is welldeserved,” Willis said, “but there is more that can and should be done to support our veterans. “I would challenge business leaders to make a commitment to Largest on Peninsula hire a vet. That’s just one examThe ceremony was the largest ple.” Willis said care packages to of a multitude of observances celtroops — and visits to elderly ebrating veterans on the North veterans in hospitals — are Olympic Peninsula on Friday. “This year, we have the unique always appreciated. She said anyone can make a opportunity to honor our veterans difference by joining a local veton the 11th hour of the 11th day erans group. of the 11th month of the 11th year,” said Cmdr. Michael CampPosted flags bell, executive officer for Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field The various Clallam County Office Port Angeles and master of veterans organizations posted ceremonies for the event. their respective flags at the “We choose to honor those vet- beginning of the 75-minute cereerans for their service and sacri- mony, which was sponsored by fice, both home and abroad.” the Clallam County Veterans Coast Guard Capt. Tony Association. Hahn, commanding officer of the Members of the Sequim High field office and air station, said School Select Choir belted out a Veterans Day is a reminder that harmonic “Star-Spangled Ban“freedom is never free.” ner” to assist a Coast Guard color He thanked the veterans in guard in presenting the U.S. flag. the audience, active service memThe Olympic Peninsula Men’s bers, law enforcement, firefightChoir performed “You’re a Grand ers, community leaders and volOld Flag” and “Battle Hymn of unteers who serve in their comthe Republic.” munities every day. The Grand Olympics Chorus “The outreach and support for of Sweet Adelines International the military is ingrained in the sang “You Raise Me Up” and “Let fabric of this community,” Hahn Freedom Ring.” said. Turn to Ceremony/C6 This year’s featured speaker

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Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Port Angeles color guard, from left, AET3 Sharon Reyes, EM3 Noah Littleton, Seaman Jenny Tait and Seaman Brittny Thompson, stand at attention against a backdrop of military service flags and the U.S. flag during Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. Patriot Guard Rider Rogher McCollum of Sequim, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, salutes during Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station/ Sector Field Office Port Angeles.

Indian Island commander talks of vets’ sacrifices By Charlie Bermant

Price paid for freedom “We can never celebrate the joy of our freedom without recognizing the price paid for that freedom,” he added. “We can never stop thanking

By Jeff Chew

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GARDINER — The only Navy Seabee to receive the Medal of Honor, Marvin G. Shields, was remembered for his selfless heroism under extreme fire during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Gardiner Cemetery. Steady rainfall failed to dampen the spirit of more than 100 civilians and U.S. Navy Seabees personnel from around the Northwest who gathered Friday at the cemetery where Shields, a Port Townsend High School graduate who was mortally wounded in a Viet Cong attack during the Vietnam War, has been buried since 1965. “I think it’s so important on a day like today that they never ever forget, that everyone remembers those who have served,” said Shields’ widow, Joan Bennett, a longtime Gardiner resident who lives there with her second husband, Richard. She attended the service put on by Navy Seabee Veterans of America. Bennett vowed to attend every annual ceremony for Shields, or “as long as I can.”

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PORT TOWNSEND — The importance of military service transcends whatever political party is in power, the commanding officer of Naval Magazine Indian Island said during a Veterans Day address. “Through the course of history, we see that it doesn’t matter who sits in the front offices. Our veterans answer the call to defend our great country,” Cmdr. Gary Martin told a crowd of about 225 people at the Marvin G. Shields Memorial American Legion Post 26 at the corner of Water and Monroe streets Friday. “Has it been easy?” he asked. “No. Nothing’s easy, and nothing is free.” Even though Veterans Day is set aside for special recognition of those who fought in foreign wars, appreciation is deserved year round, Martin said. “We will never forget your service,” he told veterans.

Medal of Honor recipient remembered

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Naval Magazine Indian Island Cmdr. Gary Martin addresses a Veterans Day commemoration at the Port Townsend American Legion. Post commander Joe Carey is in the background. our veterans for their service, for sitting up, taking the oath and standing guard.” Serving in the military takes sacrifice, he said.

set aside their plans to don the nation’s colors, the red, white and blue,” he said. And it’s a small percentage of the population that steps up to the task. Takes sacrifice “Only 1 percent of our population serve in the military,” Martin “Servicemen and -women set said. aside their personal lives. They place their dreams on hold and Turn to Commander/C6

Awarded posthumously Shields was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson for gallantry during combat. He died at the age of 25 in Vietnam, where he was a Seabee mechanic with the Navy’s mobile construction battalion. On Friday, Bennett and many in her family stood solemnly, protected under a canopy, while Navy Seabee Chief Builder Kelly Daw declared, “This man stood the watch.” Shields’ Seabee team arrived at Dong Xoai, Vietnam, on June 10, 1965. He was wounded when his unit came under heavy fire from a Viet Cong regiment’s machine gun, heavy weapons and small arms. Turn




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Clubs and Organizations Port Angeles DAV meets The Disabled American Veterans and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary meet the second Sunday of every month at 216 S. Francis St. There is a potluck at 1 p.m., followed by a meeting at 2 p.m. For more information, phone 360-417-9444 or 360-417-2630, or visit

their annual fresh holiday wreaths. This year, wreaths need to be pre-ordered by the public by Friday. Wreaths cost $30 or $35, depending upon decorations and will be delivered the week ending Dec. 3. To order wreaths or for further information about the club, phone 360-4604321 or 360-457-0843.

Quilters meet

Peninsula Quilters members make baby quilts for needy newborns and Toastmasters meet the second and fourth November is memberMonday of every month ship drive month for from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Toasmasters Port Angeles First United Methodist Club 25, which meets every Church, 110 E. Seventh St. Monday night from Members have set a 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 830 goal of 100 quilts a year. W. Lauridsen Blvd. For more information, The public is invited to phone Hayes Wasilewski at come and see what they do 360-457-8051. at Toastmasters, with no obligation to join. American Legion A special event for Port American Legion Walter Angeles Club 25 is judging Akeley Post 29 meets the the VICA speech competisecond Monday of each tion at Port Angeles High School, which will be Satur- month at 7 p.m. at the Veterans Center at Third and day. Francis streets. Members from the club Potential members are will judge five speaking welcome. competitions for the Skills Military veterans as USA Washington, Olympic well as Merchant Marine Region. For further information, personnel (December phone Bill Thomas at 360- 1941-August 1945) may be qualified to become mem460-1450 or Leilani Wood bers. at 360-683-2655.. For qualifications, visit and click Alzheimer’s group on “Join the Legion.” The Port Angeles Alzheimer’s Caregiver SupSons of Norway port Group for caregivers, Sons of Norway meets family members and the second Monday of each friends of those suffering month at 7:30 p.m. at Scanfrom memory loss meets the second Monday of each dia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St. This Monday, Irene month from 9:30 a.m. to Wyman will present the 11:30 a.m. in the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 program “Clallam County Schools East to West,” feaE. Seventh Street. turing stories from her new The support group, sponsored by the Alzheim- book, a result of extensive er’s Association, provides a interviews from travels to nearby rural communities confidential, comfortable and schoolhouses. setting for participants to Refreshments will follow. share experiences, discuss Meetings are open to the concerns and obtain inforpublic. mation about the disease The group’s mission is to and resources. For questions and addi- promote Scandinavian cultional information, contact tural heritage while growing soundly as a fraternal group facilitator, Scott nonprofit benefit society. Buck, at 360-775-0867 or Membership is open to women and men of all ages who are interested in ScanPA Garden Club dinavian culture. The Port Angeles GarFor further information, den Club will meet Monday phone 360-452-0703 or at Holy Trinity Lutheran write P.O. Box 835, Port Church, 301 E. Lopez Ave. Angeles, WA 98362. The business meeting begins at 10 a.m., followed School retirees by the program “Creating The Clallam County an Abstract Design from a School Retirees’ Association Mass Arrangement.” will meet Tuesday at 1 p.m. Mary Lou Waitz and Billie Fitch, who are Penin- at the Port Angeles CrabHouse Restaurant, 221 N. sula-area directors as well Lincoln St. as flower show judges and Karen Gustin, superininstructors, will present tendent of Olympic the program. National Park, will talk Garden club members about park activities and will then be working on plans to make and sell dam removals.

Please note time change: Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. due to the Health Benefits Fair from 11 a.m. to noon (for Medicare retirees) at Peninsula College in the PUB Conference Room, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Grange meeting The Mount Pleasant Community Grange will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Grange Hall, Mount Pleasant and Draper roads. The grange will be electing officers. For further information, phone Suzanne Barber at 360-477-4156.

Beekeepers The North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers Association will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Port Angeles Public Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. The agenda includes election of officers followed by viewing “Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees telling us?” This documentary, produced by Collective Eye Films, provides an alternative look at the global bee crisis, taking the viewers on a journey that looks at the catastrophic disappearance of bees, what goes on in the beehive and the struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers around the world. The film reveals both the problems and some solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature. The public is invited to attend. For further information, phone Cindy Ericksen, secretary, at 360-457-9335.

Parkinson’s group The Port Angeles Parkinson’s Support Group meets Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St. All are welcome. For more information, phone Darlene Jones at 360-457-5352.

DAR program The DAR — Michael

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Trebert Chapter will meet Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Olympic Skills Center, 905 W. Ninth St. Peggy Goldenman will present “Hello Girls of WWI.” Lunch will cost $10. Participants are requested to RSVP with Christine Hill at 360-5820989. For further information regarding DAR, phone Pat Graham, regent, at 360417-1346.

Mental illness NAMI, a volunteer organization that offers support for families, friends and individuals suffering from any mental illness, a local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will meet Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the basement of Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St.

OPEN meets

The Olympic Peninsula Entrepreneurs Network will meet Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1115 E. Front St. OPEN meetings are intended to bring together inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs of all ages from around the Peninsula Car club meets who share common interests Northwest Olympic and passions for inventing. Mustangs and Cougars Car Support-type services are Club meets the third also invited. Wednesday of each month Members can share at 7 p.m. at Joshua’s Resresources, feedback and taltaurant, 113 DelGuzzi ent. Drive. For more information, The meeting is open to phone Tim Riley at 360-460all owners of Ford Mus4655. tangs and Mercury Cougars manufactured from Green Party 1964 to the present. The Green Party of For more information, C ­ lallam County meets the phone Marv Fowler at 360third Thursday of the 683-1329 or visit www. month at 6:30 p.m. northolympicmustangs. The public is invited to com. come and help bring about change. PA Lions Club The location of the meeting place changes The Port Angeles Lions from month to month. Club will be at KONP For more information radio Thursday, where members will be on the air and for the meeting place, phone 360-683-0867 or all day taking calls from listeners who want to make 360-683-8407. pledges to the Lions’ annual “Food-A-Thon” to Coast Guard coffee raise money for the Port Coast Guard Coffee Angeles Food Bank. Time meets the third SatFor further information, urday of each month at phone 360-417-6862. 10 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive. MOPS meets The meeting is open to the public. Mothers of Preschoolers For further information, (MOPS) will meet Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at phone 360-681-3777. Fairview Bible Church, 385 O’Brien Road. The Phone Tree Refreshments and child The Phone Tree meets care will be provided. the third Saturday of each For more information, month at noon at Joshua’s phone 360-457-5905. Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive.

Intuitive Circle

The Intuitive Circle meets the third Thursday of the month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. A donation of $5 per

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meeting is requested to help pay for facility rental and speaker honorarium. The focus of the group is on the community, education and the practice of developing natural intuitive and psychic abilities and will feature a variety of guest speakers. For more information, phone Marie-Claire Bernards at 360-681-4411.


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ond Monday of every month at the Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the business meeting. The group is an association of active and retired law enforcement and fire personnel and welcomes community members who support public safety. For more information, phone 360-681-0533.

Toastmasters SKWIM Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday of every month promptly at 7 p.m. at Blue Sky Real Estate, 190 Priest Road. Arrival at the meeting is requested for 6:50 p.m. Guests are welcome. For more information, phone the president and chairman at 360-808-2088.

Gem and mineral Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of The Fifth Avenue, 500 W. Hendrickson Road. A program will follow the meeting. Visitors are welcome. For further information about the club, visit www. or phone Ed Bourassa, president, at 360-977-5994.

Stockhounds meet Stockhounds Investment Club meets every third Tuesday of the month to share knowledge, do research on prospective stocks and evaluate the group’s current portfolio. Members are of the area from Port Angeles to Port Townsend. For more information, phone Merlyn Wursher at 360-379-5412 in Port Townsend, or Mike Zuspan at 360-582-1345 in Sequim.

Bereavement help The North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Compassionate Friends meets the third Tuesday of every month except December at 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave. TCF is a nonprofit selfhelp support organization that assists bereaved families in their grief journey after the death of a child. For more information, phone 360-457-7395 or 360-417-1885.

Animal friends The Peninsula Friends of Animals board meets the third Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Safe Haven, 257509 U.S. Highway 101. The public is welcome. Members who are interested are encouraged to come and observe. For information or directions, phone 360-452-0414 or email

Audubon Society The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road. Turn





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Sunday, November 13, 2011


Hummingbirds appearing in winter WE MAY NOT like change, but it’s amazing how rapidly we adapt to it. This occurred to me while I was washing out one of the hummingbird feeders. Yes, the hummingbird feeders. We’re going to have hummingbirds around all winter, and that is something very new in recent years. Gone are the days when the hummers started leaving our yards in late summer. The rufous hummingbirds still head south even though I hear of occasional sightings during the winter. Our rufous left weeks ago, and the hummingbirds we will enjoy throughout the winter are the Anna’s. They have become a yearround resident hummingbird throughout much of the Northwest.

about them. The sugar-water mixture we put out is a welcome treat. There’s no denying that. When it is cold and freezing, they stay close to the feeders. Cold weather is on the way, and I am mentally gearing up for seeing the Anna’s through another winter. We will have three, perhaps four, feeders to work with. Most of the time, we keep two outside because there is less arguing and more feeding. When everything freezes, I will try keeping it thawed by leaving a light on above it or wrapping hand warmers around the glass.


began reporting hummingbirds in the middle of the winter. I remember driving around the area in December or January, hoping for a glimpse of one. Tales of wintering hummingbirds were few and far between, but they did occur almost every winter. Anyone visited by one was thrown into a sense of responsibility that wasn’t always pleasant. In good-old-people fashion, we felt we had been given charge for the bird’s well-being, even its survival. Popular in the 1960s One story is unforgettable. I think the incident took place in Feeding hummingbirds either Vancouver, Wash., or Portbecame popular in the 1960s. land, Ore. The rufous was the only one The homeowners involved litthat visited our yard, but there erally opened their doors to the was talk about the Anna’s hummingbirds that wintered on Van- bird, and it moved in. They had to make sure there couver Island. was always food in the form of They also migrated up our sugar-water syrup available. coast in the spring. How long this tiny boarder Knowing what we know now, stayed I don’t know, but I would perhaps they were out on the assume that the first warming coast all year round. trend in the weather sent it outIt’s just that we weren’t doors. expecting them or looking for Now, we’re old hands experithem in the winter. enced in the care and feeding of Their winter presence on the Olympic Peninsula became better hummingbirds — aren’t we? I don’t think so. known when residents living in I’m not looking forward to the community of Diamond Point


Rotating feeders

Paul Carson

Anna’s hummingbirds are beginning to make a regular appearance in the winter. freezing temperatures and frozen hummingbird feeders. “Our� birds have done very well the past two or three winters even when we take off and leave them for several weeks.

There is natural food available, or they wouldn’t be here. These birds stay the winter because there are plants and tiny insects for them to use as food. Just the same, I worry

I also know we will be rotating frozen and unfrozen feeders regularly, especially in the early morning. It may be a bit of work, but these birds do add beauty, color and entertainment to our lives. Even so, I’m wondering when a commercial “feeder stall� will come on the market. It will be something that will hold a feeder and supply heat, and you should be able to plug it into a porch light or other outdoor source of electricity. Don’t forget you heard about it here first. If you create one, be sure to let the rest of us know about it.

________ Joan Carson’s column appears every Sunday. Contact her at P.O. Box 532, Poulsbo, WA 98370, with a selfaddressed, stamped envelope for a reply. Email:

Clubs and Organizations Continued from C2 prerequisite to membership. For further information, Denny Van Horn will phone Jerry Decker, flotilla discuss his new book, The vice commander, at 425Clallam County Big Year. 218-9147. The book chronicles a year, 2010, when he attempted to break the Discussion group record for the most bird The Sequim Great Decispecies seen in 365 days. sions Discussion Group Van Horn has settled on meets the first and third the Olympic Peninsula Friday of each month from after spending 20 years as 10 a.m. to noon at the a research ornithologist in Alaska and 25 years as an Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. educator. New members are welThe program is free and come. open to the public. Discussion topics, on foreign and domestic policy Olympic Minds issues, are taken from the Olympic Minds, The Foreign Policy Association’s Institute of Noetic Sciences Great Decisions publication community group for and current articles in ForSequim and Port Angeles, eign Affairs magazine. meets the first three For more information Thursdays of each month and upcoming topics, visit at 1 p.m. in the conference the club’s website at room of The Lodge at Sher- wood Village, 660 EverGreatDecisionsDiscussion. green Farm Way. The meetings are free Friday Book Club and open to the public. The Friday Book Club For more information, meets the third Friday of phone 360-681-8677. every month at 1:30 p.m. at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Auxiliary to meet Sequim Ave. The USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 42 will meet ThursMotorcyclists meet day at 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s The local chapter of the Episcopal Church, 525 N. Christian Motorcyclists’ Fifth Ave. Association meets Saturday Visitors and potential at 9 a.m. for a breakfast members are welcome. Boat ownership is not a buffet at Cameron’s Cafe &

Catering, 921 E. Hammond St., in the Sequim Senior Center, across from QFC and a block south of Washington Street. The cost is $10 for a complete meal and tax. For more information phone 360-379-4922 or 360301-4685.

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EAA Chapter 430 will meet Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Monterra Park Hall. Take Old Olympic Highway to Gunn Road to Finn Road. Enter Monterra to the right. This is a week early due to Thanksgiving. Dan Masys will give the program “Building an Airplane: Is It Right for You?� For further information, phone 360-681-7427.

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meets the third Saturday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Republican Women of Sequim Library, 630 N. Clallam County will meet Sequim Ave., to share works for a post-election potluck brunch Saturday at 10 a.m. in progress and completed at the home of Martha Ire- projects and to provide support for each other’s endeavland, 20 Spath Road. To reply, phone 360-683- ors. A $10 annual member8399 or email irelands@ ship provides funds to chase knitting books for the library. Knitting guild The Strait Knitting Guild




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Man’s ‘sister’ ends fledgling romance DEAR ABBY: I’m a widow who never thought I’d consider marrying again until I met “Lester” online two years ago. Being with him makes me feel like a teenager. He holds my hand when we go for walks, brings me flowers and is a wonderful lover. My problem is he’s taking care of his sister, “Gerda,” who has cancer. He said she doesn’t want him seeing anyone until she’s dead. (He stands to inherit her fortune and doesn’t want to take a chance on losing the money.) I told him we don’t need the money, but he says he has put up with her bad moods for too long to lose it now. My friends insist that

and also attend. friend until she’s gone. It is the only time I get It’s been two months. to see them. Should I wait, or should because Abigail Last week, I called my I start looking elsewhere as Lester Van Buren brother to invite him. doesn’t call my son suggested? He confirmed they Lonely Without Him or email me would love to come and much, Dear Lonely: Listen to went on to say he feels the Gerda is his wife, not his your son because it appears group should discuss our he has good common sense. feelings about the presisister. As to Lester, don’t count dential candidates. I I pointed out that dison him because whatever checked Gerda is to him, it appears cussions about politics or him out. religion seldom have happy she has rallied and may Their endings and I prefer they not be going anywhere for last names are different, be left at the front door. a long, long time. and the house and his My brother then P.S. Married couples truck are in both their announced that due to my these days do not always names. decision about inapproprishare the same last name. I’m lonely and want to ate subjects of conversabe with him. tion, he and his wife won’t Dear Abby: I have I offered to help him be coming! with his sister, but he says hosted Thanksgiving dinI’m shocked, hurt and ner for a small group of she’s also an alcoholic and angry. friends for the past 20 doesn’t want company. I can’t stop crying. years. I haven’t heard from I can’t sleep, and I don’t My brother and sisterLester since Gerda told him he can’t have a girlin-law live 400 miles away know what to do.


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ration and electronic filing for members of the community. New volunteers work with experienced volunteers at convenient locations such as libraries and community centers. The Tax-Aide program is sponsored by the AARP Foundation and the IRS. One need not be an AARP member or a retiree to volunteer or to receive tax preparation services from AARP TaxAide. There are also some opportunities for “greeters” at some Tax-Aide sites. These volunteers are not required to pass the IRS test. Those interested in volunteering should contact: ■  Jefferson County: Phone David Self at 360385-2617 or email dcself@ ■  Port Angeles: Phone Hearst Coen at 360-4526541 or email hj_coen@ ■  Sequim: Phone Gail

Anundson at 360-582-1295 or email gail@anundson. org. ■  Forks: Phone Corinne Spicer at 360-3746332.

Yuletide bazaar set SEQUIM — Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave., will hold a Yuletide Bazaar from

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Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road. There are also Tuesday Park Pals’ board night square dance lessons The Sequim Park Pals’ Garden club meets from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. board meets the third For further information, The Port Townsend GarTuesday of each month at phone 360-797-2106 or 7 p.m. at 1011 New Mead- den Club will meet 360-457-8620. Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at ows Loop. Grace Lutheran Church, All are welcome, and AAUW to meet 1120 Walker St., Port dog park users and volunTownsend. teers are encouraged AAUW Port Townsend A light lunch will be to attend. will meet Saturday at 9:30 For further information, served, followed by a prea.m. for refreshments folsentation by the Northwest lowed by a meeting from phone 360-683-1515. Raptor Society. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at For further information, Quimper Unitarian UniPort Townsend and phone Dana Purnell at versalist Fellowship, 2333 Jefferson County 360-379-9111. San Juan Ave. Stephanie Tivona Reith, Submarine vets chaplain and bereavement Utah pioneers The Olympic Peninsula support coordinator for JefThe Daughters of Utah ferson Home Health and Base of the United States Pioneers meet the second Hospice, will share stories Submarine Veterans Inc. Monday of each month of her own experiences as a will meet Thursday at through May. friend and a chaplain. 6:30 p.m. at VFW Post The historical organiza- 7489, 31 Matheson St., Port This will be an interaction works closely with tive program, and attendHadlock. ancestry and family history Please note that the ees will be invited to ask research. time has changed. questions and share their Membership is available All submarine veterans experiences of what helped whether you have pioneer are invited to attend. and what didn’t during a ancestry or not. For further information times of loss and challenge. For more information, or ride sharing, phone 360AAUW is open to those phone Judy Hart at 360437-1143 or 360-681-7247. who hold an associate 796-0391. degree or higher from an accredited institution. Rhody Os Dance Quilcene Lions Current and prospective The Rhody Os Dance members are welcome. The Quilcene Lions Club holds dances every For more information, Club will meet Monday at first and third Friday with email porttownsend@aauw6:30 p.m. at the Quilcene rounds from 6:30 p.m. to 8 or visit www.aauw Community Center, 294952 p.m. and mainstream U.S. Highway 101, Quilsquare dance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Gardiner cene. For more information, phone Harold Prather at 360-765-4008.

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Punch up darkness with light display AS WE MOVE inevitably toward the holidays, punctuated and known by their family gatherings, mirth and merriment, I would like to take the next couple of weeks to pass on some great tricks of the trade and timely suggestions for trimming both your yard and home. Next week, we will talk about pruning your evergreens and using these trimmings in a handful of useful and decorative ways ideal for this time of year and holiday season. Today, I want to talk about “trimming” your house, yard and landscape with creative, artistic expression of light and landscape.

Daylight saving lost Daylight saving time has ended, which to me living here on the very northern latitudinal Olympic Peninsula means we are now back on standard time. It is dark when you wake up and dark by the time you arrive home after work, school or the early evening news. We on the Peninsula do dark-

A GROWING CONCERN ness well — extremely well. May That blackness is like an unused canvas, waiting blank for your artistic strokes. And the scientific community contends, the long, dark, dreary nights of winter affect many people’s outlook and mood. But festive lighting improves one’s attitude, so why not bring on the lights? Gail did just that. A new client, she always desired a great light show for the holidays, and after seeing the handmade 4,000-light-green multibranch vine and wisteria clusters, she ordered another one, bringing the total light sculpture display to roughly 36,000 lights rather than 32,000. And that is the point: Add on,


Briefly . . . PT Rotary wreath sale continuing

Estrella will discuss “The Unseen War on American Family Farms” at the Chimacum Grange, 9572 Rhody Drive, at 7 p.m. Saturday. Estrella is embroiled in PORT TOWNSEND — a controversy with the U.S. The Port Townsend Rotary Food and Drug AdministraClub is offering holiday tion over the allowed levels wreaths and swags in a of potentially harmful bacbenefit fundraiser for local teria in her family’s cheeses. charities. No illnesses have been The decorative pieces linked to the cheeses, will be available for pickup according to the state starting Nov. 23. Department of Health, but Wreaths are $25, and the issue has become a ralproceeds will support JC MASH, the local free medi- lying point for those in the raw food and artisanal food cal clinic for the homeless movements. and those in need, as well Tickets are $12 for the as some other Rotary projgeneral public, $11 for ects. grange members. Interested buyers who They are available at don’t know a Rotarian can pick up wreaths in the park- the Port Townsend Food Co-op, Sunfield Farm, the ing lot of the old Port Townsend Chamber of Com- Port Townsend Farmers merce building, 2437 E. Sims Market and the Chimacum Corner Farmstand. Way, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Friday and Saturday, Farm-to-Consumer Legal Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 2-3. Defense Fund, a nonprofit Wreaths can also be ordered online at www.port organization of farmers and consumers. or by Peninsula Daily News contacting Rotary president Jim Maupin at 360-3011210 or jimmaupin46@

create, envision, make blue rivers or waterfalls, wrap tree trunks and branches one color then the canopy another, hang icicles and encase your porch or stairway in dimensional color. I tell you this today because lights, cords, displays and garland are all available now, but that abundant availability will change very, very soon. And here is how you do it: First, buy or use only good, heavy-duty cords, not frayed, taped, old extension cords. Smaller is definitely better. Use the shortest cords possible because electricity will be drained by resistance over length.

The smaller the better The smaller the number, the better. Extension cords come in a wire gauge, and the smaller the number, the better the cord and the less fire potential and energy use. Gauges of 8, 10, 12 are great. And stay at least at 16 gauge for multilight-strand displays.

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PORT ANGELES — Janet Lucas, an associate professor of English and rhetoric at Peninsula College, was recently awarded her doctorate in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is now in the second year of a threeyear tenuretrack process at Peninsula College. Lucas Lucas’ doctoral dissertation was “Not Just a Feeling Anymore: Empathy and the Teaching of Writing.” She has presented on the topic at a national conference on College Composition and Communication in New York City and is working on a book based on her dissertation. Lucas has worked at Peninsula College since 2003 and says she is proud

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ucas has worked at Peninsula College since 2003 and says she is proud to continue in what she calls “the family business” of higher education. to continue in what she calls “the family business” of higher education. She moved to the Peninsula as a young child in 1965 with her parents when her father began teaching English at Peninsula College. Even though her parents and grandparents were all college professors, she did not choose a college career right after high school. Instead, she married young and worked as a waitress in Port Angeles for many years. “I always wanted to return to college but lack of time and financial support got in the way,” Lucas said.

She got her chance in 1996 when Rayonier Mill shutdown. The economic situation was so dire, then-Gov. Gary Locke allowed all displaced workers in timber-dependent counties, not just timber workers, to receive Timber Retraining Benefits, a program that allowed displaced workers to receive unemployment compensation while attending college full time. When Lucas was laid off from her restaurant job, she became eligible for the educational benefits and immediately headed to Peninsula College.

After a couple of quarters spent learning good study habits, Lucas began to thrive as a student and was named to Washington State’s All-Academic Team and then to USA Today’s All-Academic Team. In 1998, she transferred to Eastern Washington University in Cheney, where, as a newly single mother, she attained her Bachelor of Arts in English with departmental and university honors. The went on to earn her master’s degree at Eastern. After her graduation in 2003, she began work at Peninsula College, teaching composition courses and running the writing lab and tutoring programs. She began her doctoral studies in 2005 and completed the doctoral program in 2011.

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Buy or use cords with pigtails or at least three-way outlets at the end so you can plug in enough light strands to deck the halls and the walls properly. You can buy three-outlet plugins and convert your existing cords, too. Tape down the cord and threeway plug-ins or any junction of extension cords very well for this is a major source of popped breakers. Remember that today’s LED lights are numerous times more energy-efficient, but with whatever type of lights you use, be cognizant of how many lights you plug into a circuit or end-to-end on each other. Separate the power for best results. Plug into as many different circuits as possible and remember you can buy inexpensive adapters that replace outside lights with a plug-in outlet. I view almost all outside lights as sources of light pollution dampening down the bright brilliance of displays, so why not pull out the bulb and put in a


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Briefly . . . Canine talk on breeding set in Sequim

Veterans Administration’s website will be held at the Clallam County Veterans Center, 216 S. Francis St., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. SEQUIM — VeterinarProgram coordinators ian Priscilla Stockner will Mitch Gaikowski and discuss canine reproduction at a lecture presented Kazumi Cornell will walk veterans through the signby the Hurricane Ridge up process. Kennel Club on WednesThe program allows vets day. electronic access to some of The event will be held their VA health informaat Legacy Dog Training, 252 Kitchen-Dick Road, at tion to better manage their 7 p.m. overall health and wellStockner is new to the ness. area and has many years Veterans may register as a practicing veterinarat the site and at their ian in California and Wash- next clinic visit complete ington state. the In-Person AuthenticaFor more information, tion, or IPA. phone 360-681-5055. Once the IPA process has been completed, veterVets can register ans will be able to view upcoming appointments PORT ANGELES — A registration event for the and basic lab test results.

Veterans may also then be able to communicate with their health care teams through secure messaging. The IPA can be done at any VA facility, including the virtual clinic in Port Angeles. Veterans should bring a photo ID to Wednesday’s event. For more information, phone Cornell at 206-2776381 or 253-583-1587.

Global Lens Series PORT ANGELES — “Street Days,” a Georgian film with English subtitles, will close out the Global Lens fall quarter film series at Peninsula College on Friday. The screening will be in Maier Performance Hall, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., at 7 p.m. The film, which follows

the life of Checkie, a middle-aged, unemployed heroin-addict, was Georgia’s official submission to the 2010 Academy Awards. It provides a lightly humorous yet realistic drama about the fate of a generation left behind in Georgia’s post-Soviet era. Checkie spends much of his time loitering on the Tbilisi street outside his son’s school, where he himself was once a promising student. His wife, meanwhile, struggles to pay the tuition and understand her husband’s lack of interest in the family’s survival — even as the bank repossesses their furniture. But when a group of policemen blackmails Checkie into entrapping the son of his wealthy friend, Checkie and his

wife are unified by the uncertainty of their deepening moral dilemma and by a series of worsening foul-ups. Admission is $5 general admission. Peninsula College and area high school students are admitted free with a current student I.D. For more information, visit

Ferry meeting set PORT TOWNSEND — Representatives from the state ferry system will visit Port Townsend in December to share information and receive feedback from customers. State ferry staffers will speak at a joint meeting of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at the Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5.

Lunch is optional at $6 to $12. “I’m looking forward to this round of community meetings,” said David Moseley, assistant secretary for the WSDOT Ferries Division. “The upcoming legislative session will be critical for state transportation. “I encourage customers to attend the meetings so we can discuss important issues and concerns.” During the meetings, Moseley will present on state and route-specific issues. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback to Moseley and his team. Materials and comment forms will be posted on WSF’s community meetings page at http://tinyurl. com/89kf228. Peninsula Daily News

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The U.S. Marine Corps League Honor Guard gives a gun salute in honor of those who served their country during Friday’s ceremony in Port Angeles.

Ceremony: Benediction The students played the marching songs of each milLater, the vocal groups itary branch as the veterjoined forces for a rendition ans of those branches stood up in turn to be applauded of “God Bless America.” by the crowd. Continued from C1

Medley performed

‘Amazing Grace’

Another highlight was Korean War Veterans an armed forces medley performed by the Port bagpiper Ken Feighner Angeles High School Wind played “Amazing Grace” Ensemble. before the benediction and

Continued from C1 War I veterans to stand. When no one did, he said, “Only 1 percent of the “That’s what I thought.” He next asked for World population defends our freedoms and protects our War II veterans. Seven people stood up. democracy. Calls for Korean War “We must consider the sacrifice of these individu- and Vietnam War veterans als and their families for elicited responses from 12 each. what they have endured.” But no Gulf War vets Said Post commander Joe Carey after Martin left stood up, and only one perthe podium: “I must have son rose as a representative heard a better speech some- of the global war on terrorism. where. Later, Carey used that “But right now, I don’t opportunity to call for an know what it could be.” expansion of the Legion’s demographic. Calls for veterans “We have to do a better During his address, Mar- job of getting younger peotin separately recognized ple in here,” he said. eras and branches of ser“We should all spread vice, asking veterans of spe- the word. cific conflicts to stand. “They need to come in He first asked for World here and get involved.”

Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360385-2335 or at charlie.bermant@

then resumed firing at the enemy for four more hours. A commander eventually asked for a volunteer to accompany him in an attempt to knock out the enemy machine gun emplacement that was assaulting their position. Shields volunteered. The group knocked out the gun, but Shields was shot again and mortally wounded. It was the 45th time a Veterans Day has taken place since Shields was laid

to rest at the cemetery. Seabees Force Master Chief Ray Kelly, the highest ranking naval officer at the ceremony, said it was an honor to come from his post in Washington, D.C., to attend the ceremony. “It’s a pretty solemn event for a very American hero, and it’s a big event,” he said.


Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew can be reached at 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@

Death and Memorial Notice

January 22, 1934 November 2, 2011 Clara “Aunt Babe” Maher ended her visit on this Earth and took the hand of God on November 2, 2011. Clara was born on January 22, 1934, in Los Angeles to Harry and Mabel Maher. Clara moved with her parents to Sequim in 1955 and shortly thereafter relocated to Forks. Clara lived the majority of her life in Forks, where she worked at the Forks State Bank, Sea­first Bank and Northwestern National Bank. She was an active member of the community as bookkeeper for the Forks Fire Department and loved the festivities of


Shields: Mortal injury

retiring of the colors. Those present were Continued from C1 invited to the Clallam County Veterans Center at Construction Mechanic 216 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles for a barbecue after 3rd Class Shields carried on despite the injury, resupplythe ceremony. ing his fellow soldiers with ________ ammunition and returning Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be the enemy fire for almost reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. three hours. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. Shields was wounded a com. second time during the Viet Cong attack but continued to fight. At one point, he assisted in carrying a more critically wounded man to safety, being a founding member of the Forks High School Scholarship Auction. She also was a member of the Clallam County Transit Board. PATRICIA WIGEN Clara relocated back to Sequim in 1997 to live RICHARDS with her sister and in June 13, 1942 2009 to Puyallup, WashNovember 7, 2011 ington, to be near family. Cherishing her memMrs. Patricia Richards, ory is her sister, Patricia 69, of Port Angeles Constant of Puyallup; passed away November nieces Sharon Koch 7, 2011. (Gary) of California and She was born to ChesDebbie Borchers (Steve) ter Arthur and Birdie Lesof Orting, Washington; ter Wigen on June 13, nephew Michael Constant 1942, in Wenatchee, (Crystal) of Richland, Washington. Washington; as well as 14 She was employed as great-nieces and -nephan administrative assistant ews. at the Clallam County A memorial service will Health and Human Serbe held Saturday, Decemvices Department. ber 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Patricia married WilForks Congregational liam Richards on May 3, Church, 280 South Spar1975, in Reno, Nevada. tan Avenue, Forks.

Death and Memorial Notice CLARA LOUISE ‘BABE’ MAHER

After the ceremony, those present enjoyed a buffet lunch and shared memories about their service. Most attendees were older than 50, aside from several students from the Jefferson Community School, which unlike other schools was in session Friday. “This is a way for kids to get involved and better understand their community,” said Head of School Paulette Lack. “When you give kids the day off for this kind of holiday, most of them stay home and watch TV.”

Miss Maher the Fourth of July in Forks. Clara retired from banking after 38 years in 1991 as manager of Northwestern National Bank. She served on the City Council and devoted herself to countless West End activities, including

Mrs. Richards She enjoyed collecting lighthouses, gardening and traveling. Mrs. Richards is sur-

vived by her husband, William Richards of Port Angeles; sons James Richards of La Pine, Oregon, Mark Richards of Georgetown, Massachusetts, and Jeff Richards of Corona, California; brother George Wigen; sister Mary Norman of Henderson, Nevada; and grandchildren Lauren Richards, Kristen Richards, Nicole Richards, Andrew Richards and Ashleigh Russell. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Sharon Martin. Private family memorial services were held Wednesday, November 9, 2011.

Death and Memorial Notice CATHERINE PENNINGTON RAYCRAFT October 14, 1944 November 9, 2011 Cathy Raycraft, 67, lost her nine-year battle with breast cancer on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. She passed away with her loving family by her side at her son’s home in Port Angeles. Cathy was born on October 14, 1944, in Seattle to LeRoy and Josephine Nelson. She was the youngest of three children in her family. She enjoyed a wonderful childhood in Lake Forest Park with her siblings as well as several

Mrs. Raycraft cousins in the area. She graduated from Shoreline High School in 1963 and from Western Washington University in 1967.

At the time of her college graduation, her sister, Carol, was teaching grade school in Southern California. The school was so pleased with Carol that they offered Cathy a job teaching sight unseen. This would mark the beginning of Catherine’s 44-year teaching career. After taking the job as a teacher in the Los Angeles area, she soon met her husband, John Raycraft. They were married on April 7, 1968. John and Cathy were blessed with two sons, Steven and Mark. As wonderful of a teacher as she was, her job as a mother was the one she was most proud of. She proudly

drove around with personalized license plates that read MY3BOYS (John was included as one of the boys). The whole family moved to Port Angeles in 1984. She took a job at a Christian school for a couple of years until landing a second-grade job at Helen Haller Elementary School in Sequim. She continued in the Sequim School District for the next 25 years, teaching at both Helen Haller and Greywolf Elementary. Mrs. Raycraft retired earlier this year, shortly after her husband, John, passed away. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, and she val-

iantly fought for more than nine years until she succumbed on Wednesday morning. Mrs. Raycraft will be greatly missed by the thousands of students she has taught in her career. She was more than just a teacher to many of her students; she was a lifelong friend. She attended countless weddings and graduations of previous students and kept in contact with students she had taught as far back as her first class in 1967. She will be remembered for her warm smile, selfless attitude, loving nature and gentle spirit. She absolutely loved her job, and her students

meant the world to her. Mrs. Raycraft is a name that any student lucky enough to have met her will never forget. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Scott, who passed away in 1977. She is survived by her older sister, Carol of Vancouver, Washington; sons Mark and Steven and their respective wives, Angie and Tarci. She also has five grandchildren, Alexis, Austin, Hunter, Marky and Zander. Services will be held at Independent Bible Church, 116 East Ahlvers Road, Port Angeles, on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at 4 p.m.


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Briefly . . . Historical society lauds volunteers PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Historical Society recently honored its volunteers. Gee Heckscher was recognized with the society’s Volunteer of the Year award. Judith Wolfe was recognized as the society’s 2011 Outstanding Rothschild House Museum Volunteer. Other outstanding volunteer honors included: ■  At the Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor

Center: Sid Pool. ■  At the Commanding Officer’s Quarters: Claudia Blankenship. ■  At the Jefferson County Museum: Laura Reutter. ■  At the Research Center: Lilliane Raines. ■  Outstanding Program Volunteer: Dorothy Cotton Banks.

LION open house PORT TOWNSEND — The Local Investing Opportunities Network (LION) will hold an open house at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St., from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

LION seeks to build prosperous local businesses, keep investing money in local communities and help build a more resilient and sustainable economy in East Jefferson County. Laurette McRay of Sweet Laurette Cafe and Bistro and Rich Pindell of H2Out Systems will talk about how LION has assisted their businesses. Members of LION will also discuss how the network operates. Light refreshments will be served. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information,

be held in conjunction with the Chimacum Flea Market, which will be held 4-H rummage sale upstairs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day. CHIMACUM — JefferFor information about son County’s Paws-N-Claws the 4-H rummage sale, 4-H cat club will hold a phone 360-437-2388. rummage sale fundraiser For information about downstairs at the Chimathe Chimacum Flea Marcum Grange Hall, across ket, phone 360-990-6112. from Chimacum School at 9572 Rhody Drive, from 9 Worley graduates a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will help with SHORELINE — Paige club expenses, which Worley recently graduated include cat show entry fees, with an Associates of show judges’ fees, show rib- Applied Arts and Sciences bons, cat equipment, vet in dental hygiene. bills and state 4-H fair Worley, who finished expenses. with the highest gradeThe rummage sale will point average in her class, phone Joanne Tyler at 360379-9255.

was awarded the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honorary Certificate of Achievement and the Outstanding Graduate Scholarship Award. She is a 2005 graduate of Chimacum High School. She is the daughter of Mark and Tammy Lopeman of Chimacum and Kevin Worley and Laura Kripinski of Forks. She is the grandchild of Barry and Cherie Swanson of Forks and Virginia Worley of Kellogg, Idaho, and the great-grandchild of Gloria Swanson of Port Angeles. Peninsula Daily News

Death and Memorial Notice SANDRA LEE MACK March 3, 1938 October 22, 2011 Sandra Lee Mack passed away October 22, 2011, from lung disease at her Port Angeles home. She had been ill for about six years, and her husband, Floyd, was her main caregiver. She was born in Port Angeles to Don Horton and Betty (Gribble) Horton. She and her brother, David, grew up in Port Angeles, except for a period of time her family lived in Stanwood, Washington. She had a deep love for horses and took any

Mrs. Mack chance she could to ride. That usually involved catching a ride to the country as her family always lived in town. She married Evan Wal-

dron right out of high school, and they had three boys, Matt, Brett and Scott. She worked at Haguewood’s for a few years but was mostly a stay-at-home mom while her boys were young. She and Evan divorced after Scott was born, and she later married Terry Gossage. One of the highlights of their marriage was a horseback trip they took together with friends into the Hoh. Sandra went to work for PenPly and retired after more than 20 years there. She and Terry divorced, and in 2001, she married Floyd Mack. Family was very important to her, and she was very close to her daugh-

Death and Memorial Notice KEITH O. GREENE June 4, 1951 November 7, 2011 Keith O. Greene, 60, of Tacoma, Washington, passed away due to natural causes in his home. He was born to Robert Greene Sr. and Hazel Lillian (Butler) on June 4, 1951, in Port Angeles. Keith graduated from Neah Bay High School in 1970 and served in the U.S. Army as a   specialist 4 from 19711977. He worked as an auto mechanic, maintenance manager and auto detailer at Port Angeles Speedway. Keith married Pamula Kae Greene, who later preceded him in death. Mr. Greene was an allaround sports fan, including NASCAR, softball and bowling. He also enjoyed attending swap meets and, of course, Marilyn Monroe. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law,

Mr. Greene Kenrick Andrew Doherty and Priscilla Arlene Hormel; daughters and sonsin-law Patsy Marie and Roger Allan Bain, Cynthia Jo Allen and Gilbert Ray Diaz, and Katrina Olivia Greene; brothers Robert Greene, Craig Greene and Kevin Greene; sisters and brother-in-law Jan LaChester, Trudy “Queen” Ward, Elaine and John Richardson, and Pam Greene; grandchildren

Drexler, Leyton, Kiawnna and Kenrick Jr. Doherty; Joseph, Clinton, Roger Jr. and Raymond Bain, all of Neah Bay; Laila and Isaih Diaz of Hanford, California; Shawn Jimmicum, Barbara and Melissa Vogel; and great-grandchildren Sariah and Drexler II Doherty of Neah Bay. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Sandra Gyori and Colleen Greene; his brother, Milton Greene; and wife Pamula Greene. Visitation will take place Monday, November 14, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Harper-Ridge­ view Funeral Chapel, 105 West Fourth Street, Port Angeles. A funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at   1 p.m. at the Neah Bay gym, with a viewing prior to service from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow the funeral at the Neah Bay Cemetery, and dinner will be served after the burial at the Neah Bay Community Hall.

Death and Memorial Notice LUDWIG LOUIS MENKAL July 31, 1914 November 9, 2011 Ludwig Louis Menkal died November 9, 2011, in Port Angeles at the age of 97. He was born in Centralia, Washington, to Frank and Anna Menkal. He married Viola Rose Appleby on August 27, 1952, in Stillwater, Minne-

sota. She survives him. Most of his life, Mr. Menkal worked in the timber industry. This included 17 years with Wood­ products in Chehalis and 24 years with Merrill & Ring in Port Angeles. Besides his wife, survivors include sons Brian and Gary of Port Angeles; daughters Barbara Walker of Bothell, Washington, and Anne Wilkinson of Port Angeles; four grandchildren; and two great-

Harold Wayne Burch May 14, 1924 — Nov. 5, 2011

His obituary will be published later. Services: Funeral service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at A-ka-lat Center in LaPush. Burial will be at Quileute Cemetery. Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

ily connecting with loved ones, making those around her comfortable and at ease, and living an optimistic and grounded life — even when faced with adversity. Her vibrant personality showed through her playful sense of humor, sassy red hair, fondness for accessorizing with animal prints and, most importantly, speaking her mind.” For those of us who were fortunate enough to have Sandra in our lives, we will miss her beautiful smile and positive, cheerful attitude. Memorial donations may be made to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Death and Memorial Notice WILLIAM ‘BILL’ ROWLAND May 29, 1924 October 19, 2011 William “Bill” Rowland, son of William Dudley and Agnes Rowland, passed away peacefully at Olympic Medical Center on October 19, 2011, at age 87 of complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Bill was born in Port Angeles on May 29, 1924. There were many constants in Bill’s life: the love of and for his family, a passion for music and golf and a remarkable work ethic. He started working at about age 9 delivering the local newspaper throughout the downtown core. He enjoyed telling the story of delivering the paper to a downtown brothel. His love of golf began in his youth at a small course near Rosemary Inn on Lake Crescent. A highlight of his golfing career was a hole-in-one at the Peninsula Golf Course. Following high school, Bill joined the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II as a pharmacist mate 3rd

class. While serving aboard the USS Zeilin in 1943, he was part of the Alaska campaign in Attu and Kiska. Transferring to the USS William P. Biddle, he served in the South Pacific, taking part in the liberation of the Philippines. Near the end of his military service, he married Betty V. Sammons on April 11, 1945, and settled in Seattle, followed by a move to Thousand Palms, California, in 1955. Over the years, Bill’s work ethic saw him through many career changes. He was a neon glass blower; a worker on the Seattle PI’s giant globe that stands to this day; a cement finisher while living in California; a manager at Brandlund Rug & Upholstery Cleaning; a salesman and eventual owner of Angeles Music Store; a car salesman at Ruddell’s; a salesman and window installer at North Coast Glass; and finally, the public relations spokesman for the Victoria Express. This final job brought him a great deal of joy as he talked with both local and foreign visitors about the Olympic Peninsula that

he loved so much. In later years, Bill would marvel at the variety of jobs he had held over his lifetime. No matter what job Bill held or where he lived, he sought out opportunities to play his music. As a drummer, he played in many bands in Southern California. When he eventually returned to Port Angeles, he continued his music career in earnest, playing in the Elks Club Band for 14 years. Following this, he joined a local big-band group named Opus One. Bill is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty V. Rowland; Bill Rowland (Suzane), Peggy Becker (Larry); eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six nieces. Bill was preceded in death by daughter Nancy Rowland, granddaughter Kim Williams, brother Milton “Porky” Rowland and sister Evelyn Jacobs. Family and friends will have a celebration of life for Bill at the Peninsula Golf Course, 824 South Lindberg Road, Port Angeles, on Saturday, November 19, 2011, at   4 p.m.

The Family of

Darlene Holcomb

would like to thank our friends for the flowers, food, cards, donations to Volunteer Hospice and the amazing support to us all during Darlene’s passing. We were all very humbled and touched by your love. We would like to extend a special thank you to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County for your loving care and support to Darlene and our family during the last weeks of her illness. To Tam and Amanda Rexford, Velma West, Vonnie and Kenneth McKnight: Thank you for all of your hard work to ensure Darlene’s Celebration of Life was something she would have loved. We will never forget the kindness that was shown to us during this difficult time and are so very thankful to each and every one of you.

Remembering a Lifetime ■  Death and Memorial Notice obituaries chronicle a deceased’s life, either in the family’s own words or as written by the PDN staff from information provided by survivors. These notices appear at a nominal cost according to the length of the obituary. Photos and ornamental insignia are welcome. Call 360-417-3556 Monday through Friday. A convenient form is at under “Obituary Forms.” ■  Death Notices, in which summary information about the deceased, including service information and mortuary, appear once at no charge. No biographical or family information or photo is included. For further information, call 360-417-3528.

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Harold Wayne Burch of Sequim died in Port Angeles. He was 87. Services: Memorial service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., Sequim, with the Rev. Steve Eaton officiating. Sequim Valley Chapel is John Farrington Sr. in charge of arrangements. Aug. 9, 1925 — Nov. 11, 2011 www.sequimvalleychapel. John Farrington Sr. of com. Port Angeles died at Olympic Medical Center in Port James Williams Sr. Angeles. He was 86. Sept. 12, 1939 — Nov. 9, 2011 Services will be James Williams Sr. of announced at a later date. Linde-Price Funeral SerLaPush died of natural causes in Port Angeles. He vice is in charge of arrangements. was 72.

Lauren Waldron, Jase Gossage and Gracie Gossage all of Port Angeles; and Gasbar, Sebastian and Azelea, all of Forks. Sandra had many friends throughout her 73 years, too numerous to mention them all, except for Sharon Fish and Jerry Roderick, both childhood friends who have remained friends over these many years. She and Sharon took many trips together and met many new friends during their travels. She loved to dance, and she loved people. She loved to play bingo and met many new friends during her bingo years. Her niece Amy says, “Aunt Sandra will be lovingly remembered for eas-


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grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. His brothers, Adolph and Michael, preceded in him death, as did sisters Helen Wooton, Julia Ronquist and Pauline Hill. In accordance with his wishes, no services will be held. Harper-Ridge­ view Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

ters-in-law. She was also very close to her brother’s wife, Diane, and she felt as if she had gained a sister. Sandra is preceded in death by her parents, Betty and Don Horton; and her eldest son, Matt. She is survived by her husband, Floyd; brother David (Diane); sons Brett and Scott and their exwives, Karen and Tami; stepson and daughter Cecil Mack of Neah Bay and Marcella Mack of Forks. In addition, she leaves Lissa of Seattle (Matt’s ex-wife) and Sandi of Oregon (Matt’s widow) and nieces Amy and Cara Horton. Her grandchildren include Mikey Waldron and Forest Waldron of Oregon; Cody Kreider, Austin and



Sunday, November 13, 2011

Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today






Low 36





Rather cloudy with a passing shower.

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a shower.

Cloudy with a passing shower.

Cloudy with a shower possible.

Remaining cloudy with a chance of rain.

Chance for a couple of showers.

The Peninsula

Neah Bay 49/42

A deep onshore, northwesterly flow will bring plenty of clouds across the Peninsula today along with a passing shower. Snow levels will be around 3,000 feet. Tonight will be mostly cloudy and breezy with a shower. The onshore flow will bring a thick cloud cover Port again Monday with a passing shower. An area of low presTownsend sure dropping southeast in the flow will bring the chance 50/41 for a steadier rain Monday night. Tuesday will remain rather cloudy with the chance for a shower.

Port Angeles 49/36

Sequim 49/39

Forks 49/39

Nov 18

Everett 50/41

Seattle 50/42

Yakima Kennewick 53/29 58/37

Marine Forecast



Port Angeles Port Townsend Sequim Bay*

1:59 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 5:17 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 7:02 a.m. 3:55 p.m. 6:23 a.m. 3:16 p.m.


7.3’ 8.3’ 7.4’ 6.3’ 8.9’ 7.6’ 8.4’ 7.1’

7:26 a.m. 8:05 p.m. 10:23 a.m. 10:03 p.m. 11:37 a.m. 11:17 p.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:10 p.m.

3.0’ -0.2’ 5.3’ -0.9’ 6.9’ -1.2’ 6.5’ -1.1’


High Tide Ht 2:41 a.m. 1:35 p.m. 5:57 a.m. 2:38 p.m. 7:42 a.m. 4:23 p.m. 7:03 a.m. 3:44 p.m.

7.1’ 8.2’ 7.4’ 6.1’ 8.9’ 7.3’ 8.4’ 6.9’


Low Tide Ht 8:05 a.m. 8:45 p.m. 11:16 a.m. 10:44 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 11:58 p.m. 12:23 p.m. 11:51 p.m.

3.2’ -0.1’ 5.4’ -0.8’ 7.0’ -1.0’ 6.6’ -0.9’

*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.

High Tide Ht 3:24 a.m. 2:14 p.m. 6:39 a.m. 3:06 p.m. 8:24 a.m. 4:51 p.m. 7:45 a.m. 4:12 p.m.

Low Tide Ht

7.0’ 7.8’ 7.4’ 5.8’ 8.9’ 7.0’ 8.4’ 6.6’

8:48 a.m. 9:27 p.m. 12:21 p.m. 11:28 p.m. 1:35 p.m. ----1:28 p.m. -----

Nov 24

Dec 2

3.3’ 0.2’ 5.2’ -0.5’ 6.8’ --6.4’ ---

New York 62/52 Washington 64/52

Kansas City 60/46

Atlanta 68/52 El Paso 67/47 Houston 80/67

Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice


Dec 10

Fronts Cold

Miami 80/73

Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.


Stationary 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s


National Cities Today

City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur d’Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau

City Hi Lo W Athens 56 48 sh Baghdad 69 45 s Beijing 45 30 s Brussels 58 46 pc Cairo 73 60 sh Calgary 40 23 sf Edmonton 36 19 s Hong Kong 78 69 s Jerusalem 66 51 s Johannesburg 89 54 pc Kabul 66 31 pc London 61 48 pc Mexico City 77 45 s Montreal 53 45 pc Moscow 32 16 c New Delhi 88 54 s Paris 64 45 s Rio de Janeiro 78 72 r Rome 62 43 s Stockholm 45 34 c Sydney 77 67 sh Tokyo 68 54 pc Toronto 56 48 c Vancouver 51 41 c Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

Mostly cloudy today with a passing shower. Wind from the west-southwest at 20-30 knots. Wave heights 3-5 feet. Visibility under 2 miles at times. Mostly cloudy tonight with a passing shower. Wind west at 15-25 knots. Wave heights 2-4 feet. Visibility under 2 miles at times. Cloudy tomorrow with a passing shower. Wind west 12-25 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 2 miles at times. Ht


Denver 53/31

Chicago Detroit 58/43 61/46

Los Angeles 70/57

World Cities Today

Spokane 44/30

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Low Tide

San Francisco 62/48

-10s -0s

Olympia 50/38


Minneapolis 48/34

Moon Phases Last

Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Table Location High Tide

Billings 48/29

Sunset today ................... 4:39 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 7:18 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 6:44 p.m. Moonset today ............... 10:03 a.m.

Port Ludlow 50/40

Shown is today’s weather.


Seattle 50/42

Sun & Moon

Bellingham 49/37 Aberdeen 52/43

National Forecast

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Statistics are for the 48-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 46 37 0.62 13.05 Forks 44 32 1.88 98.48 Seattle 44 34 0.35 29.76 Sequim 43 33 0.51 13.76 Hoquiam 49 37 1.12 56.58 Victoria 44 31 0.27 25.24 P. Townsend* 48 31 0.11 13.45 *Data from


High 49

Victoria 51/41

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Hi Lo W 59 38 c 28 13 c 52 42 c 68 52 pc 65 52 s 64 44 s 50 28 pc 48 29 pc 42 25 pc 48 33 pc 60 49 s 60 50 c 72 53 s 50 30 pc 58 43 c 66 55 c 41 30 c 53 41 c 78 65 pc 53 31 c 56 39 pc 61 46 c 54 40 c 4 -12 sf 42 28 sf 84 69 s 80 67 pc 37 25 sf

City Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis Nashville New Orleans New York Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Palm Springs Philadelphia Phoenix Portland, OR Raleigh Reno Sacramento St. Louis Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco Sioux Falls Sun Valley Washington, DC

Hi 60 60 76 70 80 58 48 70 78 62 78 55 80 68 62 67 52 68 56 66 68 46 78 66 62 50 42 64

Lo W 46 pc 48 pc 61 c 57 c 73 pc 42 c 34 c 57 c 65 pc 52 s 56 pc 35 pc 60 s 52 pc 49 s 52 c 43 c 50 s 34 pc 42 pc 57 c 33 sh 68 pc 56 c 48 pc 32 pc 24 c 52 s

National Extremes Yesterday (For the 48 contiguous states)

High: 86 at Falfurrias, TX

Low: 6 at Panguitch, UT

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This week’s business meetings ■  Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce: Weekly meetings Mondays at noon at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St. Monday’s scheduled keynote speakers will be Norma Turner and Mary Wegmann on Prevention Works! A Community Coalition of Clallam County. Luncheon tickets are $13 and can be purchased from the meeting room cashier. ■  Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce: Weekly meetings Mondays at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., Port Townsend. Monday’s scheduled keynote speaker will be communications consultant Shelly Randall on the diverse sustainability initiatives in Jefferson County that are drawing regional and national attention. Catered lunch is in the $6-$12 range (no credit cards). Monday’s meeting sponsor is Power Trip Energy. ■  Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce: Meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month — with business networking at 11:45 a.m. and food service at noon — at SunLand Golf and Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim. Luncheon reservations are required by calling 360-683-6197 or emailing lynn@sequim ■  Forks Chamber of Commerce: Meetings on Wednesdays at noon at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave. Wednesday’s scheduled speaker is Mary Wegmann of Prevention Works! Lunch costs $8; a bowl of soup, $4.75; and a cup of soup, $4.

Politics and Environment

Port of PA appoints new marketing, property chief Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Colleen McAleer has been named marketing and property manager for the Port of Port Angeles. McAleer was formerly a member of the Re/Max Team McAleer real estate agency in Sequim. “Leaving Team McAleer, where I learned the commercial ropes from my dad, Mike, was a tough decision,” McAleer said. “The opportunity to focus on getting some of Clallam County’s 2,770 unemployed back to work won out in the end. It’s been frustrating to watch businesses let employees go because of the recession. This job allows me to fight that head-on.” Said Jeff Robb, the port’s

executive director: “We are ecstatic to have Colleen join the port staff. “Her passion for growing Clallam County is palpable. She brings us a wealth of knowledge and an extremely strong work ethic. “We are confident that Colleen will take our marketing and property departments to new, exciting levels.” McAleer will start with the Port of Port Angeles this month. She will succeed Pat Deja, who is leaving the port to pursue his own consulting ventures. Her father said Team McAleer is “grateful for all of the work Colleen has done for our team and our clients, but we are excited

Colleen McAleer Seeks to help create jobs about the expertise she will use in marketing Clallam County.” Her departure means that Team McAleer will no

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■  Port Angeles Business Association: Meetings Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive, Port Angeles. There is a $2.16 minimum charge by Joshua’s for those who do not order breakfast. Tuesday’s program speaker/agenda was not announced. Peninsula Daily News

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’Tis season for foul maritime weather WHILE WRITING THIS column Friday morning, it started raining a bunch, so I logged on to my favorite weather website,, to check the forecast from the National Weather Service. I noted that a gale warning ON THE went into effect for much of the WATERFRONT Strait of Juan de Fuca at David G. noon Friday — Sellars it remained in effect until at least midnight Saturday. The Weather Service defines a gale warning as winds of 34 to 47 knots (3751 mph) either David G. Sellars/for Peninsula Daily News imminent or occurring and that it is highly Bill Leicht stands in his 24-Beachcraft at the Port of Port Angeles Boatyard before the boat was hauled out Thursday. recommended for mariners without the proper experience to seek way to Port Angeles. In addition escorted by two tugs. advance registration by phoning safe harbor. The 941-foot Alaskan Explorer to her duties In Tacoma, the Coast Guard the Northwest Maritime Center Winds and active seas are is due to arrive Thursday and will conduct an investigation to at 360-385-3628, ext. 101, or by part of the environment that rec- as a decksending an email to chandlery@ anchor in Port Angeles Harbor. hand, determine the cause behind the reational and professional “Hollywood” said the ship will ship’s loss of power, which reportLaDonna preners are subjected to. get under way the following day pares their edly was the result of a buildup As nasty as our weather is In the boatyard for the BP refinery at Cherry meals, and of silt in the oil from the amount this weekend, I suspect it will Point to offload her product, then they eat of time she spent in the Port of pale by comparison to the storm Bill Leicht of Port Angeles had return to anchorage in Port freshly caught Kalama. that hit Alaska’s west coast last his 24-foot Beachcraft hauled out Angeles until Nov. 27. salmon five The ship and her tug escorts week. at the Port Angeles Boatyard on times a week were scheduled to pass by Ediz Gundersen The Weather Service characThursday afternoon. Delayed arrival — sometimes Hook early Friday evening and terized the tempest as a “lifeWhile the boat hung in the twice a day. due into Tacoma at about 3 a.m. threatening epic storm” because Last Sunday, Tesoro PetroSalmon, Desserts & Friends is slings of the yard’s 70-ton TraveSaturday. of its 40 foot seas and sustained leum was scheduled to bunker lift, Bill power-washed the botright out of the galley of Edfu also lost power Feb. 27 winds of 80 to 100 mph. Edfu, a single-propeller, Egyptom and the outdrive. LaDonna Rose. while operating in the Columbia tian-flagged bulk carrier that is By the time he had mastered “I share many of the delicious River and again Oct. 11 when Catch and eat 735 feet long. the nuances of the power washer, galley-tested salmon and dessert she lost propulsion near the As occasionally happens and recipes I’ve learned to make dur- he was drenched and had to scoot mouth of the Columbia. LaDonna Gundersen, a comhome for a change of dry clothes. for an untold number of reasons, ing my years as a commercial In the latter incident, the ship mercial fisherwoman from Ketrefueling was rescheduled for The boat, which Bill has fisherwoman including: Smoked was able to anchor and maintain chikan, Alaska, recently had a Friday. owned for more than 20 years, Salmon and Eggs in a Puffed her position. The ship’s crew cookbook published, Salmon, Edfu was laden with grain will sit in the shop at the boatPastry, Delicious Salmon ChowDesserts & Friends. yard through this weekend while that she had taken on at the Port restored power and she was der and Seared Salmon with She will be the featured of Kalama and was under way to escorted across the Columbia he applies a new coat of paint to River bar to the Port of Astoria speaker at Wooden Boat Wednes- Wild Blueberry Salsa. There’s Port Angeles when she briefly the bottom and the outdrive. even dessert!” LaDonna said. day afternoon at the Chandlery lost power Thursday night while on Oct. 13. In addition to having her ________ in the Northwest Maritime CenFlying down, riding up crossing the Columbia River bar cookbook available Wednesday ter, 431 Water St. in Port at Astoria, Ore. David G. Sellars is a Port Angeles resinight, LaDonna will share reciChandra “Hollywood” McGoff Townsend. She immediately dropped both dent and former Navy boatswain’s mate who pes, fishing stories and colorful of Washington Marine Repair, LaDonna has spent more than of her anchors, which broke free enjoys boats and strolling the waterfront. images of her and Ole’s experithe topside repair company on 20 years in Alaskan waters honand fell away. Items involving boating, port activities and ences while commercial fishing the Port Angeles waterfront, said ing her skills as a commercial She was able to regain power the North Olympic Peninsula waterfronts are in Alaska. a machinist was flying to Long fisherwoman. and moved offshore under her always welcome. Wooden Boat Wednesday Beach, Calif., where he will board own power. She and her husband, Ole, E-mail or phone fish for salmon from their 32-foot begins promptly at noon and typ- the tanker Alaskan Explorer and The ship was placed under him at 360-808-3202. work on the accommodation Baycraft Marine aluminum boat ically lasts for 90 minutes. Seatstrict Coast Guard Captain of the His column, On the Waterfront, appears ing is limited and requires ladder as the ship makes her that is named LaDonna Rose. Port orders to proceed to Tacoma, every Sunday.

Pacific Rim trade conferees seek freer rules, cooperation The Associated Press

HONOLULU — Pacific Rim leaders gathered for an annual summit in Hawaii pledged Saturday to work together to keep world growth on track through freer trade and cooperation. Much of the work by President Barack Obama and other leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this weekend is aimed at fending off recession as Europe struggles to resolve its debt crisis. “We have an enormous responsibility for supporting

the wider world, a responsibility that no one nation could seek to carry alone — it can only be borne if we stand shoulder-to-shoulder,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday at the East-West Center, a Honolulu think tank. Leaders were poised to announce the framework of a deal — with many details still to be negotiated in months to come — for a new free trade zone encompassing the United States and eight nations. Japan has signaled it is

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interested in joining the negotiations, and the Obama administration hopes others will be wooed as well. U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk ended a meeting of regional trade ministers Friday with praise for Japan’s decision to join the negotiations on the U.S.backed free trade arrangement that is viewed by many in the region as a basic building block for an eventual free trade zone encompassing all of Asia and the Pacific Rim. The so-called TransPacific Partnership is intended to complement other efforts to promote freer trade, and other countries can join if they are willing to meet the very high standards required, Kirk said.

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Drilling bid in Arctic refuge bubbles anew By Becky Bohrer

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Two U.S. House Republicans plan to propose legislation to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling as a way to spur domestic energy production and create jobs. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings of Washington and Rep. Don Young of Alaska said in a joint statement that the “Alaska Energy for American Jobs Act” will be part of a jobs bill recently announced by House Speaker John Boehner. The Alaska measure would allow for oil and gas development on the refuge’s coastal plain, a 1.5 million-acre stretch on ANWR’s northern edge that’s seen as having potential for development but also importance for wildlife.

ica’s energy security is an investment job creation and infrastructure projects that will benefit every American without job destroying tax increases.” But environmentalists say some of the figures used to tout the potential benefit of opening the refuge are exaggerated, and they see this as nothing more than the same push for drilling that’s been made off and on for years.

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Hastings said that it would open less than 3 percent of the refuge’s 19 million acres and produce billions of barrels of oil and generate billions of dollars in revenues. “Like all forms of energy production, development in ANWR would put tens of thousands of people to work and jumpstart our sluggish economy,” Hastings said in the statement, released Friday. “An investment in Amer-

“I think this legislation is dead on arrival,” said Pamela Miller, Arctic program director for the Northern Alaska Environmental Center. She said it proposes a “false solution to a real crisis.” Lindsey Hajduk, a community organizer with Sierra Club Alaska, agreed, calling the connection to jobs “weak.” “The economy is hurting now, and they’re talking

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about development that may happen in years, if not decades,” she said. Alaska’s congressional delegation and governor have pushed for opening ANWR as a way to boost domestic production. Next month, the state plans a huge lease sale involving state lands and waters, with some of those leases adjacent to the federally controlled refuge. While Congress would have to allow drilling in areas like the refuge, Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources has said drilling on nearby state leases could allow developers to draw untapped oil from beneath the federal lands. Young, in committee testimony earlier this year, said ANWR is believed to hold between 6 billion and 16 billion barrels of oil, with about 10 billion barrels estimated to be recoverable. Hajduk said she’s seen estimates as low as 2 billion barrels.

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PDN’s new owner buys San Francisco paper The Examiner is a free daily newspaper with an estimated Two weeks after Black Press circulation of 190,000, according Ltd. bought the Peninsula Daily to the California Newspaper Publishers Association. News, the Victoria, B.C.-based Clarity bought the Examiner publishing group announced from the Fang family in 2004. that it is buying the San FranThe Fangs had acquired it in cisco Examiner. 2000 from the Hearst Corp., The newspaper once owned which sold the Examiner after it by William Randolph Hearst is bought the San Francisco being sold by Clarity Media Group, a Denver-based company Chronicle. Clarity CEO Ryan McKibben owned by Philip Anschutz. Peninsula Daily News news services

said Friday it no longer made sense for the company to own the Examiner, its only newspaper on the West Coast. The company is now focusing its resources on the Washington, D.C., market and its recent acquisition of The Oklahoman newspaper, he said. “In Black Press we found a publisher with a successful track record, and a strong commitment to highly localized

reporting,” McKibben said. David Black, president of Black Press, said: “We are delighted to become involved with such a strong newspaper. Readership is second to none in San Francisco and on [its] peninsula.” The deal is expected to close on Nov. 30. The two privately held companies did not release the sales price or details of the agreement.

Black Press announced Oct. 31 that it had purchased the PDN from Horvitz Newspapers. Later that day, the company said it separately bought the Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum weekly newspapers from their owner, Brown Maloney. Black Press publishes more than 170 newspapers in North America, including the Akron Beacon-Journal and Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

‘Village’ concept a golden idea Basic needs addressed for resident ‘members’ By Ben Nuckols

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WASHINGTON — Weaver Shepperson has been blind for nearly 50 years. He’s lived alone since his wife died in 1999 and needs transportation several times a month to visit his doctors. Yet he doesn’t plan to move out of the rowhouse in Washington’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood where he’s lived since 1955. The 80-year-old is part of a burgeoning movement among senior citizens determined to stay in their homes as long as possible. With the help of nonprofit groups known as “villages,” they’re enjoying many of the perks that residents of retirement or assisted-living communities receive, at a fraction of the cost. Shepperson pays $530 annually for membership in Capitol Hill Village. It enables him to receive a ride to the doctor’s office from the village’s network of volunteers.

Grocery shopping The village also takes care of his grocery shopping. Without it, he says he might have had to move into assisted living. “After the village became available, I stopped thinking about what my other alternatives would be,” he said. Capitol Hill Village is one of the oldest and most robust of the roughly 65 active villages nationwide. It’s been around four years and has more than 350 members. While the village move-

ment is gaining momentum, it’s an option unavailable to the vast majority of elderly Americans. There also are questions about the long-term viability of the organizations. The desire of Americans to live at home instead of moving into retirement or assisted-living communities — known as “aging in place” — has always been strong. AARP surveys consistently show that nearly 90 percent of people 65 and older want to stay in their homes as long as possible. But what if you have to stop driving? Or can’t change light bulbs, maintain the yard or get into the attic? For most people, there are few options beyond relying on relatives or neighbors. This was the dilemma that led a group of friends in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood to create the village concept. Beacon Hill Village began accepting members in 2002; Capitol Hill Village was one of the first to successfully duplicate the model. In addition to rides and other favors that volunteers can provide, most villages offer what they call a “concierge service” — a connection to a list of pre-screened vendors who can provide discounted services such as plumbing or home repair.

Most in the East About half of the nation’s villages are concentrated in the Northeast and MidAtlantic. Between 10,000 and 13,000 people are members, according to the Village-toVillage Network, which tracks and coordinates villages around the country.

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Irving Lindenblad, 82, rides downstairs assisted by a stair lift at his home in a planned “village” in Washington, D.C. The Washington area is a hotbed for villages, with five within the District of Columbia and three more in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs. Those statistics, though, underscore the limitations of the village concept: Most are located in densely populated, relatively affluent urban or suburban communities. Their members are also overwhelmingly white — more than 90 percent, according to a survey last year by the University of California, Berkeley. Despite their members’ deep pockets, no village has managed to fund itself through membership fees alone.

All rely on donations, grants or, in some cases, the willingness of directors to run them for free. Andrew Scharlach, a Berkeley gerontologist who’s conducted the most extensive academic research on villages, said the village movement remains a boutique phenomenon. But he believes there’s potential for growth, and he doesn’t think memberships — which tend to average between $500 and $700 a year — are cost-prohibitive in most cases. “Two dollars, a dollar and a half a day is conceivably affordable,” Scharlach said. “I think one might con-

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sense of humor are creating plenty of followers and websites for them. Marriage propositions like Baker’s are apparently common. For others, the enthusiasm is a more measured. “It’s better than many of my relationships, despite the fact she’s always telling me what to do,” Johnson said.

OLYMPIA — A court ruling is forcing the state to temporarily repeal rules that seek to limit Medicaid coverage of emergency room visits for non-emergency care. A Thurston County judge said the state did not follow proper procedures when it established a threevisit annual limit. Officials with the state’s Health Care Authority said they are going to rework the proposal through proper


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procedures and that the ruling from Judge Paula Casey did not address whether the larger effort is legal. “We remain under a legislative mandate to implement this limit and contribute savings to help relieve the state’s extreme financial crisis,” said Health Care Authority Director Doug Porter in a statement. The American College of Emergency Physicians has sued the state, arguing that the rules put patients at risk. The group has noted that the list of non-emer-

Maureen Cavaiola, the executive director of At Home Chesapeake, a village in Severna Park, Md., said the village model appeals to independentminded boomers who don’t want to think of themselves as old. Many villages have sub-


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sidized memberships for those who can’t afford the full price of a membership. Beacon Hill, for example, charges $640 for an individual membership and $925 for a household, but low-income members pay $110 for an individual or $160 for a household. About a quarter of Beacon Hill’s members are in the subsidized program, and there’s a small waiting list for inclusion, executive director Judy Willet said. Established villages like Beacon Hill and Capitol Hill have sophisticated fundraising operations, but even Beacon Hill lost members during the recession. Others are on much shakier ground.


Continued from D1 sions in anything in order to create a bond with it,” he Siri is likely to deepen said. People, he said, “try to that bond, Lindstrom said find human relationships in in an interview. Experiments show that every pattern that we see.” Such emotional ties with each sensory experience added to any interaction technology have precedent. Lindstrom pointed to the deepens the potential for craze in the late 1990s over emotional bonding. “We as human beings Tamagotchi, a key-chainare incredibly good at try- size electronic “pet” created ing to find human dimen- in Japan.

clude that the price of admission, the membership fee by itself, is not going to be an overwhelming barrier for people of modest means.” Scharlach and other experts note that as baby boomers age, the demand for traditional services for the elderly will only increase, making villages a more attractive option.


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Kids’ cholsesterol needs testing, too Early finds stem heart woes later The Associated Press

CHICAGO — Every child should be tested for high cholesterol between ages 9 and 11 so steps can be taken to prevent heart disease later on, a panel of doctors urged in new advice that is sure to be controversial. Until now, major medical groups have suggested cholesterol tests only for children with a family history of early heart disease or high cholesterol and those who are obese or have diabetes or high blood pressure. But studies show that is missing many children with high cholesterol, and the number of them at risk is growing because of the obesity epidemic. The recommendations are in new guidelines from an expert panel appointed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. They also advise diabetes screening every two years starting as early as 9 for children who are overweight and have other risks for Type 2 diabetes, includ-

ing family history. Autopsy studies show children already have signs of heart disease even before they have symptoms. By the fourth grade, 10 percent to 13 percent of U.S. children have high cholesterol, defined as a score of 200 or more. Fats build up in the heart arteries in the first and second decade of life but usually don’t start hardening the arteries until people are in their 20s and 30s, said one of the guideline panel members, Dr. Elaine Urbina, director of preventive cardiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. “If we screen at age 20, it may be already too late,” she said. “To me it’s not controversial at all. We should have been doing this for years.” Doctors recommend testing between ages 9 and 11 because cholesterol dips during puberty and rises later. The guidelines say that cholesterol drugs likely would be recommended for fewer than 1 percent of kids tested. Most children found to have high cholesterol would be advised to control it with diet and physical activity. And children younger than 10 should not be treated with cholesterol drugs unless they have severe cholesterol problems,

the guidelines say. The guidelines also say doctors should: ■  Take yearly blood pressure measurements for children starting at age 3. ■  Start routine antismoking advice when kids are ages 5 to 9, and advise parents of infants against smoking in the home. ■  Review infants’ family history of obesity and start tracking body mass index, or BMI, a measure of obesity, at age 2. The panel also suggests using more frank terms for kids who are overweight and obese than some government agencies have used in the past. Children whose BMI is in the 85th to 95th percentile should be called overweight, not “at risk for overweight,” and kids whose BMI is in the 95th percentile or higher should be called obese, not “overweight — even kids as young as age 2, the panel said. “Some might feel that ‘obese’ is an unacceptable term for children and parents,” so doctors should “use descriptive terminology that is appropriate for each child and family,” the guidelines recommend. The guidance was released online Friday by The Associated Press the journal Pediatrics and will be presented today at Dr. Elaine Urbina examines Joscelyn Benninghoff, 10, at Children’s an American Heart Associa- Hospital in Cincinnati. Benninghoff is taking medication to control her cholesterol. tion conference in Florida.

Cutting government spending goes awry Good ideas don’t seem to go very far By Kyung M. Song The Seattle Times

WASHINGTON — If Americans want to truly whack federal spending, they might ask whether taxpayers ought to pay for Washington state apple samples in Chinese grocery aisles. This year, the U.S.

Department of Agriculture doled out $200 million to nearly 70 groups to promote sales of American crops overseas. The grants included $5.2 million to the Washington Apple Commission and $3.6 million to Pear Bureau Northwest. The California Cling Peach Board, the U.S. Dry Bean Council and the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin also got money. The conservative Heritage Foundation, among others, has called for abolishing the export-assistance

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faces a Nov. 23 deadline to identify ways to shave the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion over 10 years. But three months after its formation, the committee’s six Republicans and six Democrats remain at an impasse over tax increases and cuts to expensive entitlement programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. That’s despite the fact they have several readymade solutions already in hand. Three previous bipartisan panels plus President Obama have outlined blueprints for reducing the red ink by at least twice as much. As White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters last week, while the supercommittee’s task is “challenging because of the politics, at a substantive level it is not that complicated.”

The difficulty of turning off any federal spigot could help explain why the congressional deficit-reduction supercommittee appears stalemated. Never get far The panel, co-chaired by Simple, perhaps, but not Washington state’s Sen. Patty Murray, D-Bothell, necessarily easy.


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Nowhere is that more apparent than with scores of seemingly straightforward budget-tightening ideas that never quite get enacted. Case in point: Four times in the past 20 years, Congress has asked the Government Accountability Office to estimate the benefit of replacing the dollar note with a dollar coin. Four times, the GAO concluded that switching to more durable coins would save money. Its most recent estimate, in March, pegged the savings at $5.5 billion over 30 years. The GAO noted that a successful conversion would require following examples from Canada and the United Kingdom and pulling all the dollar bills from circulation. A host of interest groups objected. They include the National Armored Car Association, which is worried about higher fuel costs from hauling heavier coins, and Crane & Co., which has supplied the U.S. Treasury with currency paper since 1879. Sen. John Kerry, a supercommittee member and a Democrat from Massachusetts, Crane’s home state, also opposes a wholesale switch to the coins. Patrick Knudsen, senior fellow in federal budgetary affairs at the Heritage Foundation, said that even sensible-sounding budget cuts often get waylaid “because every one of these programs have constituents. You can’t just wave a magic wand and make it disappear.”

dreds of proposals to cut spending and raise revenue. Many suggestions are relatively small-bore, such as eliminating funding for abstinence-only education or flood-insurance subsidies for certain older buildings. But the changes in the aggregate add up to more than $1 trillion, in the neighborhood of the supercommittee’s minimum target. Some options, however, are politically fraught. They include the persistent calls to pull the plug on the troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The Lockheed Martin multiservice, stealth aircraft is the Pentagon’s biggest procurement deal, with a projected cost of $260 billion for nearly 2,500 planes. According to the CBO, it would be $78 billion cheaper to replace all the F-35s with the Lockheed F-16 fighter jets already in production for the Air Force and with the Boeing F/A-18 for the Navy and the Marines. In September, the conservative National Taxpayers Union and the liberal U.S. Public Interest Research Group jointly endorsed canceling the Joint Strike Fighter as part of their $1 trillion deficitreduction proposal. The Pentagon is highly unlikely to scrap the F-35s. Yet much-less controversial ideas often languish, too. The CBO, for instance, has repeatedly pointed out that the Bureau of Land Management charges bargain rates to Western ranchers to let their animals graze on federal lands. The current BLM fee is $1.35 for forage needed by one animal for one month. Raising the fees to match No shortage of ideas those on state lands, the Still, the ideas keep flow- CBO said, would boost revenue almost tenfold and ing. The CBO regularly com- bring an extra $160 million piles for the House and Sen- over the next decade. ate budget committees hunTurn to Ideas/D5

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Cheap Internet for poor to be offered The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Cable companies will soon offer Internet service for $9.95 per month to households that have children who are eligible for free school lunches. The offer will start next summer and is part of an initiative the Federal Communications Commission cobbled together to get more U.S. homes connected to broadband. One third, or about 35 million homes, don’t have broadband. That affects people’s ability to educate themselves and find and apply for jobs, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said last week. “The broadband adoption gap in the U.S. is very large, and the costs of digital exclusion are high and getting higher,” Genachowski said. The initiative, called Connect-to-Compete, also includes Microsoft Corp., which pledges to sell PCs with its Office software suite for $250 to low-income families. A firm called Redemtech is offering to sell refurbished computers for $150, including shipping.

For those who can’t afford those prices, Morgan Stanley is pledging to develop a microfinance lending program for community-based financial institutions. People are still signing up for broadband, but growth has slowed in recent years. For those who still haven’t signed up, cost is a minor factor. Most say they’re simply not interested or don’t need it, according to a report by the Commerce Department based on Census Bureau data from last year. To help address the lack of interest and computer skills, Best Buy Co., Microsoft and nonprofits such as America’s Promise Alliance and United Way are promising to support the initiative with training. All major cable companies are standing behind the $9.95 offer, which will be valid for two years. The price doesn’t include taxes, but the companies are pledging to charge nothing for installation or modem rental. The minimum download speed will be 1 megabit per second, less than one tenth of average cable speeds.

Brian Dietz, a spokesman for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, said it will be up to the individual cable companies to decide what speeds they provide. The NCTA estimates that about 5.5 million homes that don’t have broadband will be eligible for the offer. According to the Commerce Department study, 78 percent of households with school-age children already have broadband, making them far more likely to be connected than the average household. The big broadband gap is between younger and older households: Only 45 percent of people older than 64 have broadband. Black and Hispanic households were less likely to have broadband, even when adjusting for income, according to the study. Comcast Corp., the largest cable company and the country’s largest Internet service provider, is already offering broadband to $9.95 to low-income families, with a 1.5 megabit per second download speed. It offered to do that so regulators would let it take control of NBC Universal.

Young-old wealth gap wider than ever before The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The wealth gap between younger and older Americans has stretched to the widest on record, worsened by a prolonged economic downturn that has wiped out job opportunities for young adults and saddled them with housing and college debt. The typical U.S. household headed by a person age 65 or older has a net worth 47 times greater than a household headed by someone under 35, according to an analysis of census data released last week. While people typically accumulate assets as they age, this gap is now more than double what it was in 2005 and nearly five times the 10-to-1 disparity a

quarter-century ago, after adjusting for inflation. The analysis by the Pew Research Center reflects the impact of the economic downturn, which has hit young adults particularly hard. More are pursuing college or advanced degrees, taking on debt as they wait for the job market to recover. Others are struggling to pay mortgage costs on homes now worth less than when they were bought in the housing boom. The report, coming out before the Nov. 23 deadline for a special congressional committee to propose $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over 10 years, casts a spotlight on a government safety net that has buoyed older Americans on Social

Security and Medicare amid wider cuts to education and other programs. Complaints about wealth inequality, high unemployment and student debt also have been front and center at Occupy Wall Street protests around the country. The median net worth of households headed by someone 65 or older was $170,494. That is 42 percent more than in 1984, when the Census Bureau first began measuring such data broken down by age. The median net worth for the younger-age households was $3,662, down by 68 percent from a quartercentury ago, according to the Pew analysis.

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Continued from D4 access program for com- for developing international modity crops is chump trade.” he said. What would Fryhover The grazing fee on Wash- change compared with the ington state trust lands is $1.3 trillion federal budget say to all the other recipients of federal money who as high as $9.24 per month shortfall in 2011. And every dollar more in believe they are equally of forage; states like Texas with high-quality range- exports, Fryhover said, deserving? helps the whole U.S. econ“If I had answers to that lands charge even more. omy, not just the apple question, I’d be the presigrowers. dent of the United States,” Investing in apples “We are the poster child he said. Todd Fryhover, president of the Washington Apple Commission, strongly Need help with your marketing challenges? defended the export subsidies as a good investment LBD will help you get a competitive edge. for the public. The commission is techLBD emphasizes listening, new ideas, respect for time and nically a state agency, but budget, and a drive to always be better than the last project. it’s governed by private apple growers. Call today for a conversation The commission suppleabout your marketing and how mented its $5.2 million fedwe can help. eral grant this year with LAUREL BLACK DESIGN $1.5 million collected from Print & Web Design • Marketing Support • Creative Services growers through a fee on • 246 Patterson, PA • 360.457.0217 each box of apples sold. The money is used to promote Honeycrisp, Gala and other varieties in 28 of the most promising foreign markets. It pays for samples, billboards and other marketing efforts from Singapore to Indonesia to Saudi Arabia. Like many Americans, Fryhover is concerned the federal government is spending too much borrowed money. But he argues that the $200 million given out this year under the Agriculture Department’s market-

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 $ Briefly . . . Continued from D1 Station manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Monday through Thursday segments, and Karen Hanan hosts “Art Beat” on Fridays. This week’s scheduled lineup: ■  Monday: Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict Ure guests. In the second segment, Reath Ellefson discusses her fourth annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. ■  Tuesday: North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center students discuss 10 featured programs. ■  Wednesday: Clallam County United Way Executive Director Jody Moss gives a fundraising campaign update. In the second segment, Olympic Medical Center’s new orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Keith Ure, guests. ■  Thursday: Port Angeles Lions Club FoodA-Thon.” ■  Friday: Mary McRoberts, Sequim Community Christmas Chorus director, Julie Jackson, chorus director, and Shirley Anderson of Sequim Community Aid guest. In a separate segment, Barbara Frederick of Port Angeles Community Players discusses the players’ Christmas show. In the final segment, Irish musical group Cherish the Ladies.

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Music firm sold LOS ANGELES — EMI Group Ltd., the iconic British music company that is home to The Beatles, Coldplay and Katy Perry, is being split and sold for $4.1 billion. The deals will open EMI’s buyers, Universal Music and Sony/ATV, to regulatory scrutiny as they increase their dominance of the music industry. Universal Music Group said Friday that it will pay 1.2 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) for the recording division, joining Universal artists including Lady Gaga and Eminem with EMI superstars such as David Guetta and Lady Antebellum. A consortium led by Sony/ATV reached a separate deal to pay $2.2 billion for EMI’s publishing division. Sony/ATV, a joint venture between Sony Corp. and the Michael Jackson estate, is a 38 percent partner in the consortium. The other parties were not immediately known.

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A ray of hope? THERE ARE SIGNS the economic picture might be getting better for some Americans — which means businesses could start working harder to get us to start spending again. At least, that’s what companies should be doing, according to a new J.P. Morgan report, “Light At the End of The Tunnel: Getting Ready for the Return of the U.S. Consumer.” U.S. consumer balance sheets have recovered to levels not seen in several years, the report said. The brokerage cited glimmers of hope in the labor market and consumer debt levels that have the potential to “re-energize the consumer.” And household savings have increase by 23 percent since the end of 2006, it said. Peninsula Daily News sources

the Madoff affair. Ten of those employees have since left the agency. The SEC has been Madoff criticized for failing to spot the Ponzi scheme. Madoff is serving a 150-year sentence for securities fraud.

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vehicles on fire. An NHTSA investigation concluded the crash test damaged the battery, which later led to the fire.

Oil prices rise NEW YORK — Benchmark crude rose $1.21 to end the day Friday at $98.99 per barrel in New York. Brent crude, which is used to price many foreign oil varieties, increased 45 cents to finish at $114.16 in London. In other energy trading Friday, gasoline futures fell 3 cents to finish at $2.6038 per gallon.

WASHINGTON — A Chevrolet Volt that caught fire three weeks after its released ing the easy choice to stay SEC scolds lithium-ion battery was Friday show home and sleep. damaged in a government WASHINGTON — The Inslee havNordstrom, the Seattlecrash test has regulators Securities and Exchange ing about based department store, taking a harder look at the Nonferrous metals Commission says it has $1.7 million has figured out a way to safety of electric car batdisciplined eight employees NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous available at reach these contrarian conteries, federal officials said metal prices Friday. for failing to uncover the the end of sumers, who will still shop Friday. Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi Aluminum - $0.9579 per lb., October, this holiday season, even if But based on testing so London Metal Exch. scheme over a 16-year compared Inslee they’re not at Walmart Copper - $3.3818 Cathode full far, regulators believe the period. 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The car that caught fire whom also received a pay an effort to legalize and tax Gold - $1787.50 troy oz., NY widen in “We won’t be decking was tested May 12 by an cut. Merc spot Fri. marijuana for recreational the months our halls until Friday, agency contractor at a WisSilver - $34.625 Handy & HarThe others received use in Washington state. to come as November 25,” the signs consin facility using a rela- man (only daily quote). shorter suspension or Kate McKenna, read. “Why? Well, we just Silver - $34.671 troy oz., N.Y. tively new side-impact test Pflaumer Merc spot Fri. who serves like the idea of celebrating counseling memos. The intended to replicate actions were based on recserved as Platinum - $1635.00 troy oz., as attorney one holiday at a time. From crashing into a pole or a McKenna U.S. attorN.Y. (contract). general, will our family to yours, Happy ommendations by a law tree, the official said. 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Pflaumer departs in March. reacted with outrage after In a Elected state officials the Standard & Poor’s ratguest editorial in The Seat- are prohibited from fundings agency accidentally tle Times on Saturday, she raising while lawmakers sent out a message saying and two former judges are in session, but Inslee, it was downgrading endorsed a plan being as a congressman, does not France’s prized “AAA” pushed by a group called have to abide by those credit rating during a New Approach Washington. restrictions because he tumultuous week in It calls for legalizing up to holds federal office. Europe’s protracted debt an ounce of marijuana, crisis. which would be sold and Nation/World Germany and the Eurotaxed at special stores. pean Commission also John McKay, who was bristled Friday, warning U.S. attorney during the Stores feud ratings agencies to act administration of President NEW YORK — With responsibly and underscorGeorge W. 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Port Angeles Ray Duane Morris, wood burning stove, 709 D St., $1,200. North Peninsula Builders Association, single family dwelling, 1020 Dunker Drive, $135,189. Diane Markley, add rafters and re-roof, 912 W. Fourth St., $4,000. Paul E. Forrest and Gail T. McDonald, heat pump, 127 W. Seventh St., $10,961. Patrick and Lynne Bartholick, water damage repair and remodel, 1125 E. Second St., $2,000. Rosa Julia Swann trust, signs, 1225 E. Front St., $825. Leonard M. Osborne, replace deck, 1124 Olympus Ave., $5,500. John F. and Suzanne M. B. Hayden, electric boiler, 3003 Oakcrest Loop, $5,300. Jamie H. and Doneal H. Putnam, single family dwelling, 430 Orcas Ave., $3,215. Robert Cates, replace water line, 136 W. 11th St., $2,000. Haidee Margaret Hampton, pellet stove, 1013 S. Cherry St., $1,300. Port of Port Angeles, mechanical permit, 2417 W. 19th St., $2,800.

Sequim School District #323, septic tank conversion to pressure line to sewer system, 911 S. Third Ave., $0. Lily Malone, heat pump system, 1000 W. Spruce St., $4,275. Dwayne M. Berg trust, heat pump system, 921 S. Third Ave., $3,500.

Jefferson County Milton Lum, 120 gallon above ground propane tank with piping and stove, 11-A N. Chandler Court, $0. Stanley Peterson, 5841 Upper Hoh Road, accessory unit, 5841 Upper Hoh Road, $4,000. Warren Osmer, single family dwelling with 250 gallon above ground propane tank, 341 McMillen Road, $270,137. Melanie Gauthier, demolish storage shed, 1154 Beckett Point Road, $0. Elmer Filippini trust, 120 gallon above ground propane tank with lines and gas heater, 63 Explorer lane, $0. David McLeod, hot water heater, 650 Montgomery Lane, $0.

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Curtis Havens, single family dwelling with attached garage, 35 Adams Ave., $181,456. Keith Stackhouse, attached garage, 61 Tacoma Ave., $16,536. Jason Cooper, ham radio tower and concrete base, 126 Rilla Lane, $998. Jadin Bulger, single family dwelling with attached garage, 231 Little Pond Road, $232,845. Arthur J. Snydal, replace decks, 2064 South Shore Road, $3,802. James King, detached pole building, 688 N. Sequim Ave., $41,724. Michael R. Sieg, pellet stove, 121 Smithfield Dr., $3,000. Glasco Enterprises LLC, replacement manufactured home, 80 Spencer Road #24, $2,000. Michael Chambers, double wide manufactured home placement, 13 Tanager Lane, $65,000. Gary Meyer, wood stove, 411 Heuhslein Road, $2,000. Andrew Rowland, wood stove placement, 101 Cathy Court, $4,756. William Hanzen, gas fireplace, 342 SchoolHouse Point Lane, $4,038.


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Ann S. and Steven Raab joint trust, accessory dwelling unit, 532 57th St., $0. Oscar H. Lind and Carol L. Lindcroft, miscellaneous, 1806 Clay St., $1,080. Constance Segal, re-roof, 1208 Blaine St., $8,000. Ami J. Fields, re-roof, 1051 Quincy St., $0.

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Area building departments report a total of 37 building permits issued from month/dates with a total valuation of $1,023,437: Port Angeles, 12 at $174,290; Sequim, 3 at $7,775; Clallam County, 12 at $558,155; Port Townsend, 4 at $9,080; Jefferson County, 6 at $274,137.





LIGHT AND AIRY 3 Br., 2 bath rambler with skylights to illuminate the large living area with bay window. Kitchen with eating bar opens to an entertainment size deck. Double car garage. $189,000. ML262189. Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY MORSE CREEK! Sunny location on Morse Creek. Lot features septic, power and water. Also 2 Br., 1984 manufactured home that has been a rental and needs some TLC. Possible owner terms with 1/2 down. $42,000. ML261855 Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. MOUNTAIN VIEW HOME Great 4 Br., 2.5 bath, 2,600 sf home on .49 acres with a fantastic mountain view. Large kitchen and a walk-in pantry. Oversized attached 2 car garage plus an additional detached 2 car garage for your toys. $367,000 ML262169/289415 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY OUTSTANDING VALUE Large split level floor plan home on lot and a half (.33 acre) near Lincoln Park. Living room with fireplace and new laminate flooring, 3 Br., 1 bath plus daylight basement with 2 Br., 1 bath, living room and kitchenette. Fenced backyard, lots of storage, workshop area and rooftop deck. $164,000. ML261726 Gail Sumpter Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900 PRICED TO SELL Immaculate 3 Br., on 1/2 acre on dead end st. New laminate and freshly painted. Great back port to relax and take in the almost 360 degree panoramic view of the mts. A separate 840 sf mother-in-law quarters, or rental, for an extra income. Large private yard in the back with space for garden and fruit trees. Nice separate 520 sf storage shed and very clean enclosed concrete garage with lots of cupboards and workshop. $199,500. ML262157. Sue Dachs 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company



OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS Rambler on private 9.89 acres. Large deck overlooks large yard. Artist’s log cabin above creek. Detached garage with roughed in apt. Close to town and surrounded by nature. $235,000. ML252160/261542 Terry Peterson 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND RECENTLY REMODELED 2 master suites and office space. Fully landscaped (raised garden, flower beds), fruit trees, separate workshop, RV parking, minutes from downtown Sequim. $329,000 ML229493/261144 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND REMODELED MANY UPGRADES Wonderful Dungeness Meadows home with 30 year roof. New laminate floors, 6’ cedar fence, carpet, carport, bathroom counters, sink and toilet, dishwasher and refrigerator. 2 Br., 1.75 bath, new baseboards, drapes, landscaped front and back, patio in back yard. New French door for separate entrance. Converted garage with mini kitchen. $174,500. ML262233 Jan Sivertsen 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East SERIOUS INVESTOR ALERT Popular apartment complex in central Port Angeles location for sale. A 38 unit investment opportunity for the serious investor. Call for a confidential appointment to review the numbers and the possibilities. $3,100,000 ML261504 Dan Gase 417-2804 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY SUNLAND CHARMER! Remodeled with updated kitchen and laminate floors throughout. Spacious bedrooms, large family room and open kitchen/ dining area. Attached 2-car garage. $229,000. ML262232 Carolyn & Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East



A FEW NICKS AND BRUISES Yet solid basics make this budget priced 5plex a wise investment. Good rental history and location. $200,000. ML262234. Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. SWEEPING MOUNTAIN VIEWS 3 Br., 2 baths, 1,872 sf home. One story. Vaulted ceilings.1.32 fully fenced acres. Southern exposure. Two car attached garage. Remodeled 1992. Septic, well. Wall-to-wall carpet, laminate, tile. Heat pump, electric, propane. Disabled access. $249,000. ML261976/278946 Team Topper 670-9418 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY This 3 Br., 2 bath, 1,380 sf home was beautifully remodeled on the inside in 2008. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and maple cabinets. The open living area has bamboo hardwood floors and lots of windows. It is located near Shane park. $177,500. Call at 360-477-8014 VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS Strait, golf course and Mt. Baker. Complete main living area, complete guest area, too. Dining area leads to wraparound deck. Too many amenities to list. Must see. $329,000. ML166733/260007 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND WANT TO BUY home in Monterra community. 681-8536. WANTED: Work for rent. Older white male. Call 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 775-1135.


Lots/ Acreage

BEAUTIFUL CITY LOT Nearly the last view lot on W. 4th St. in P.A. Spectacular strait view. Gentle slope toward beautiful water view. Lot is ready to build on Easy access, utilities in at street or alley. Located in a fine established area, across from Crown Park, close to trails. Oversize city lot gives plenty of room to build. $79,950. ML261167 Jean Ryker 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East


Lots/ Acreage

FRESHWATER BAY! You’ll love these beautifully treed 5 acre parcels just minutes to the beach and public boat launch. 2 parcels are located off of Freshwater Bay Road on a private cul-de-sac and one parcel can be accessed from either road. Power, water and phone are in at the road. Buyer will need to purchase a Crescent Water Share. Septic will be needed. $115,000 each. ML261577. Terry Neske 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. PRICE REDUCED! 13.26 acres of magnificent Sequim farmland, perfect for small farm, home or investment uses. Year round creek and Olympic Mountain views. Irrigation rights. Owner financing possible. $139,000. ML241762. Jace Schmitz 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company RARE OPPORTUNITY Develop your dream property. 128’ of Sequim Bay frontage tidelands. Ranch style brick home. Unique property. Spectacular views and tidelands. $350,000 ML289688/262176 Alan Burwell 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND SEQUIM: 2.5 wooded acres with potential water view, power and building pad in, on quiet country road, discount for cash, owner financing available. $65,000 360-460-2960



CLEAN UP! This is your opportunity to own Sequim’s leading dry cleaning and laundry business. Full service, well equipped with mostly newer environmentally friendly equipment. Complete turn key operation. Owners willing to train and assist new owner. Perfect corner location with high visibility window frontage and free street and shopping center parking. $165,000. ML262073. Dave Sharman or Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY For this prime commercial property. Includes 2 contiguous vacant lots bordering very busy Race St. Race St. is one of the main thoroughfares in Port Angeles, traveled by locals and tourists for year round exposure. This property has many permitted uses – call us for more information! $195,000. ML251067. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Two commercial lots on busy “C” St. Commercial neighborhood zoning has many permitted uses including retail, food and beverage, residential with business, and many more. Great value, and Owner may carry financing with 15% down, subject to seller approval and terms. $119,000. ML260214. Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

61 Apartments Furnished 62 Apartments Unfurnished 63 Duplexes 64 Houses 65 Share Rental/Rooms 66 Spaces RV/Mobile 67 Vacation 68 Commercial Space


Apartments Furnished

SEQUIM CONDO 3 Br, 2 ba, adult comm $900. 461-5649.


Apartments Unfurnished

Accepting applications for studio and 1 Br. apts. at the Lee Plaza. Rent $400 to $450 mo., plus electric. Income limits apply. 457-7785.

CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent references required. $700. 452-3540


Apartments Unfurnished

Nice downtown Sequim 2nd story 800 sf 1 Br. + study, 1 ba. Incl W/S/G and laundry. No Pets or smokers $650/m. 360-460-6505 NO LAUNDROMATS! W/D in spacious P.A. 2 Br. $600 plus dep. No smoking/ pets. 360-452-3423 P.A.: 1 Br., 5 rooms, DW, W/D, view. $625. 457-8438. P.A.: Central, newer 2 Br., DW, W/D, no smoke/pets. $650. Lease, credit check. 360-796-3560 Properties by Landmark.



501 RHODES RD: 2 Br., no pet/smoke. $700, dep. 477-0408. P.A.: East side, quiet 2 Br., deck, carport. $675. 452-6611. SEQUIM: 2 Br., 2 ba, garage, lawn care. $850. 683-6935. SEQUIM: Very lg. clean 2 Br, den, 2 ba, gar., all app., fenced, mtn. view yard, no smoke/pets. $900 mo., plus $900 sec. dep. 360-681-5216.



1012 W. 10th, P.A. 2 Br., wood stove, no smoking/pets. $700, reference check. 928-2165 4322 S. C St., P.A. 3 Br., 2 ba, no smoking/pets, ref. req. $850. 928-2165. Blue Mtn area - 3 yr old clean 3+2 on 5 acres - settle before holidays. Mtn view, quiet, horse ok, pet extra dep. n/s. $1,150. 452-2988. CARLSBORG: 3 Br., 1 ba, W/D, frige, pet ok, fenced yard. $800. 681-7300. CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br., guest room, 1 ba, carport. $900 plus dep. 670-6893.




EAST SEQ: 2 cabins; W Seq. horse prop. J.L. Scott. 457-8593. Home w/acreage. 4.39 acres w/Aframe. 2 Br. in loft. Needs TLC. Orchard & marketable timber, hunting & fishing. Lot adjoins timber co. land. $130,000. Shown by appt only. 360-963-2156 House Share in large 3 Br. mobile. Big furnished bd pvt entrance shared bath, $450 mo. W/D. TV, WIFI, close to downtown Sequim. On the bus route No pets, no smokers. References, $200 dep. 360-460-7593.

JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES/APT IN P.A. H 1 br 1 ba......$500 A 1/1 util incl...$575 H 1 br 1 ba......$600 A 2 br 2 ba......$625 H 3 br 1 ba......$800 H 2 br 1.5 ba...$990 H 4 br 2 ba....$1100 HOUSE/APT IN SEQ A 2 br 1 ba......$725 A 2 br 1.5 ba...$825 H 3/2 custom $1350


More Properties at JOYCE/LYRE RIVER 35’ 5th wheel, private. $500. W/S/G incl. 206-784-8239 P.A.: 1 Br., remod., carport, great location. $550. 452-6714 P.A.: 3 Br., 2 bath. No smoke/ pets. Newer! $1,100. 457-4626. P.A.: 40’ 5th wheel, 3 slide outs, W/S/G cable and Wifi included. $550. 457-9844, 460-4968 P.A.: 933 E. 2nd. 2 Br. No smoke/pets. $760. 457-4023. P.A.: Clean 1 Br., $600/last/dep. No smoke/pet 452-4671 P.T.: Avail. Dec. 1. Snug bungalow, 2 sm. Br., ample storage, easily heated w/sm propane stove. Solar panels = low elec. bill. W/D, W/G paid. Quiet uptown location. $850. 360-385-3214


P.A.: S. Peabody, 2 Br., garage, dbl. view, 2 lots. $700. 457-6753, 460-0026 P.A.: West side 4 Br., $925 mo., 1st, last $700 dep. No smoking/ pets. 477-9915. P.T.: Private, 2 Br., 1 ba, W/D, water/elec. incl. You pay propane. 1st/last/dep. $675. 385-3589. PA: Westside 4 Br., 2 bath. Clean, 3 views! Gourmet kitchen, all app. + W/D. Fenced yard, garage, deck. $1,185 + dep. 1 yr lease, credit check, references. No smoke, pet ok? Avail. about Nov. 16. 477-6532


Roommate Wanted Cheap rent. Call Richard 670-3287 SEQUIM: Room. $350 No drugs/drink/smoking. 457-6779.


LOOKING FOR SPACE! Do you have an empty warehouse or space that you want to rent out for a few days for an event? We need 10,000+ sf of flat ground with room for parking for the weekend of November 11th. Please email portscandalousroller or call 360-670-9840, leave msg.

SEQ: Sun Meadows, 2 Br. + den, 2 ba. $1,050 incl. W/S, upgrades. 461-4817. SEQUIM: 3.5 Br., 1 ba remodeled, $1,050 mo. 51 Foxfire Ln. Possible rent to own. 477-6859

Share Rentals/ Rooms

House Share. Room with closet, kitchen & bath. Laundry facilities, utilities, TVInternet. $450 plus $200 deposit. 360-452-5967

Commercial Space

EAST P.A.: Warehouse/workshop. 20x32 $300. 2,200 sf $600. 457-9732, 457-9527

SEQ: 2 Br., 2 bath mobile, W/D, $700. 460-4294


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LADY NEEDS IMMEDIATE HELP! Lady in recent home explosion needs a serene place to stay and recuperate temporarily, possibly long-term if able. Call ASAP. 808-0962.

Properties by Landmark.

3 Br., 2 ba, water view, nice, lg garage/shop, $900. Schwab Realty Leland 683-4015.


PEABODY PLAZA 1 or 2 person, 7th and Peabody. $375 mo. 452-1232 ext. 11 PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326 SEQ STORE FRONT Top exposure: 1,000 sf. 7th and Washington. Decorate to suit. 461-2689

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PER FEC T C O N D ITIO N ! This 1,645 SF, 3 BR /2 BA hom e was built in 1990 & substantially updated in 2006. H W floors throughout! G arage space for 4 vehicles! This M t. view 1+ acre parcel has irrigation stream , RV hookup, big deck, gorgeous landscape! Visit w w w.m arknm for lots of photos & info. $298,000 MLS#262225

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Golf Course Condominium. Very cozy condominium that sits on the 1st Fairway of the 7 Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course. Sequim is the driest climate in Western Washington and the golf course is at the top. Restaurant and lounge are a stones throw from your condominium. Granite counters, electric fireplace, vaulted ceiling, view of mountains and golf course. Home comes completely furnished down to the kitchen ware and sheets. All you need to bring is yourself. This is a great 2nd home, vacation rental, or investment property. $69,000. 360-643-7925 GORGEOUS OLYMPIC MTN VIEW Located on a very nice .93 acre of land right on the corner of Billy Smith and Monroe Rd.1934 cottage that has been freshly painted and has new carpeting. Newer propane stove to keep you cozy. Deck on the south has southern exposure and has great mtn view. Very cute house and a great piece of property fenced and cross fenced. $149,500. ML262140 Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Great investment property, or make this cute little bungalow your home. Updated electrical, plumbing, and double pane windows. This property has numerous fruit trees, partial views of the ocean and mountains. All of this on an oversized lot $99,500 ML261959/277355 Jennifer Felton 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. GREAT MOUNTAIN VIEWS Beautiful 1,918 sf custom home on 1.26 acres located north of Sequim. Features include an impressive entry, living room with tall ceilings, great kitchen with granite counter tops, and large south facing deck, new high efficiency heating system, new carpet, interior paint, and appliances. $325,000 Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116



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This is your opportunity to own Sequim’s leading dry cleaning & laundry business. Full service, well equipped with mostly newer environmentally friendly equipment. Complete turn-key operation. Owners willing to train and assist new owner. Perfect corner location with high visibility window frontage and free street and shopping center parking. Call DAVE or ROBERT. ML#262073/285561 $165,000

Nearly the last view lot on W. 4th Street in PA. Spectacular Strait view. Gentle slope toward beautiful water view. Ready to build on - Easy access - utilities in at street or alley. Located in a fine established area - Across from Crown Park - Close to walking trails. Oversize city lot gives plenty of room to build. $79,950 ML#261167/230616 Call JEAN





Wonderful Dungeness Meadows home with 30 year roof, new laminate floors, 6’ cedar fence, carpet, carport, bathroom counters, sink & toilet, dishwasher & refrigerator. 2 BR/1.75 BA, new baseboards, drapes, landscaped front & back, patio in backyard. New French door for separate entrance. Converted garage with mini kitchen. Call JAN. ML#262233/292938 $174,500


• Rambler on Private 9.89 Acres • Large Deck Overlooks Large Yard • Artist’s Log Cabin Above Creek • Detached Garage w/Roughed in Apt. • Close to Town & Surrounded by Nature ML#252160/261542 $235,000

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You’ll love these beautifully treed 5 acre parcels just minutes to the beach and public boat launch. 2 parcels are located off of Freshwater Bay Road on a private cul-de-sac and one parcel can be accessed from either road. Power, water and phone are in at the road. Buyer will need to purchase a Crescent Water Share. Septic will be needed. $115,000 ML#261577

• 2 Master Suites & Office Space • Fully Landscaped (Raised Garden, Flower Beds) • Fruit Trees, Separate Workshop, RV Parking • Minutes from Downtown Sequim ML#229493/261144 $329,000





• Strait, Golf Course & Mt. Baker • Complete Main Living Area • Complete Guest Area, Too • Dining Area Leads to Wraparound Deck • Too Many Amenities to List - Must See ML#166733/260007 $329,000

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(360) 683-4844 842 E. WASHINGTON ST. SEQUIM, WA 98382

Sunny location on Morse Creek. Lot features septic, power and water. Also 2 BR, 1984 manufactured home that has been a rental and needs some TLC. Possible owner terms with 1/2 down. ML#261855 $42,000 JUST CALL JENNIFER HOLCOMB.


Deb Kahle 137 Fairway Drive, Sequim 1-800-359-8823 • (360) 683-6880 Cell: (360) 918-3199


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Yet solid basics makes this budget priced 5-plex a wise investment. Good rental history and location. ML#262234 Only $200,000 Call Harriet for an appointment 360-460-8759




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Large enough to be comfortable, small enough for easy care. Adorable home with great garage and shop with wood stove. Full views of the Strait and the Olympics. 3 BR/2.5 BA. This is a must see! ML#261559/225881 $215,000

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TEAM SCHMIDT 137 Fairway Drive, Sequim Irene: 460-4040 Mike: 460-0331

4 BR/2.5 BA, 2,636 SF. New driveway off Hidden Highlands allows for even more privacy. Mt. views, pond and a 2,880 SF barn, tack room and storage. Fenced and partially fenced. Possible uses include horse or livestock ranch, vineyard, corporate retreat, wildlife lookout and more. ML#260659/203063 $495,000

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Lost and Found

FOUND: Cell phone. 8th and Cherry St., P.A. around Sept. 1. Call to describe. 452-8435 A Captains License ENT. CENTER: CorNo CG exams! Jan. 10 ner model, custom Capt. Sanders oak. Black glass 360-385-4852 doors, comes with 36” Toshiba TV. Good condition. $150. 460-1974. GARAGE Sale: Sat.Sun., 7 a.m. until everything is gone. Be a part of our grow- 72 Ioka Rd.. Sequim ing success! Join the Ave., through roundonly locally owned about, Ioka Rd. on and managed mutual the right. Furniture, bank on the North glassware, bedding, Olympic Peninsula. books, doghouses We have openings and more. for: GMC: ‘72 pickup. • Compliance Strong engine and Specialist tranny, fresh tabs, • Personal Banker/ decent tread, great Customer Service work truck. Rep $700. 477-0829. For job descriptions and to apply, please GO GO CART: Pride visit our website at Elite. 4 wheel, larger wheels and battery. $550. 683-6268. EOE

RENT-A-MAN I can perform many types of labor both inside & out. Call & we’ll talk. John 775-5586 501 RHODES RD: 2 Br., no pet/smoke. $700, dep. 477-0408. Roseville Jardiniere And pedestal. Overall, 27” high. Rose colored blossoms on a darker green shade. $650. 457-7579. 4322 S. C St., P.A. 3 Br., 2 ba, no smoking/pets, ref. req. $850. 928-2165. SUN X3AX TRIKE Adult 3 wheel bike. 24 spd drive train. Fenders, rear view mirror. Feet height 20”. X-Light and charger. Fitness, fun, and freedom! $1,000 cash/card. 477-9672 Technician. Will train right person. Clean driving record, good attitude and work ethic a must. Smoke free environment. Full time with benefits. Call 681-0722 between 9:30-4:30. Must pass a background check. TOOLS: Shop Fox band saw, $325. Shop Fox drill press, $200. Craftsman shaper, $80. McLane edger, $95. Boat winch, $35. 775-0054 TOYOTA: ‘94 4-Runner. Sunroof, lifted, big tires, power windows and seats, leather interior, good shape. $4,500. 452-9693 TOYOTA: ‘93 Ext. cab. SR5, 5 spd, V6. Low miles, nice! $4,500/obo. 461-2021 TRAILER: ‘87 27’ Aluma-lite. Great condition. Upgrades included for comfortable living use. Trailer skirt available. Everything works. Mattress and micro included. $6,500/ obo. 360-437-4172 UTILITY TRAILER 10’x7’28” with spare tire. $675. 681-2196. 1012 W. 10th, P.A. 2 Br., wood stove, no smoking/pets. $700, reference check. 928-2165

Olympic ESD 114 is hiring for: HS/ECEAP Lead Teacher/ Family Advocate Assistant Teacher, ECEAP Family Advocate To apply: www.oesd.wednet.e du or 360.479.0993. EOE & ADA

WANTED SUV: Late model, excellent condition. Private buyer. 452-3200, 452-3272 WANTED SUV: Late model, excellent condition. Private buyer. 452-3200, 452-3272

LOST PROPERTY? Always check with Clallam County Sheriff’s Office for lost property. 360-417-2268 LOST: Bracelet. Silver cuff, three rows of rose garnet, Sequim or P.A. area. 928-3900 LOST: Cat. Gray and black Tabby, Hwy. 101 between Sequim and P.A. Jumped out of vehicle. 797-3089. LOST: Dog. 10 yr old small female lab. Lost in Sequim. A good Samaritan-lady stopped by Diamond Pt. Rd to catch her, and a nice fellow offered to hold on to her. To those people that may know where my dog is, or who she is with please call 360-461-6256. LOST: Dog. Shepherd mix, gray and white, male, red collar, missing from west side of P.A., may be headed east towards Sequim. 461-3928. LOST: Ring. Gold with green quartz stone, sentimental value, Waterfront Trail, P.A. Reward. 457-7951.


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AIDES/RNA OR CNA Best wages, bonuses. Wright’s. 457-9236. Business Marketing Coordinator/Advertising Designer. Marketing degree with graphic design minor or relevant work experience Ideal candidate has the ability to create ads for magazine publications by deadlines, conduct market research and analyze responses and create ad campaigns for the company and specific products. Small family owned company needs an employee who is a self-starter and able to work with limited supervision. Must work well with others and have excellent written, verbal skills. Travel once or twice per year may be required. Website maintenance skills a plus. Part time position with possibility of growing into full time. Interested candidates send cover letter, resume, and portfolio of past work.

AS NEEDED C.N.A. Centralized Scheduler Patient Access Rep. Food Service Worker See all jobs and complete an application at Human Resources Olympic Medical Center 939 Caroline Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 Fax: 360-417-7307 jobs@ LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. NURSING ASSISTANTS FT POSITIONS Run don’t walk!! Very few openings so these will fill fast!! Bring your license and come fill out an application for an immediate interview! (NAR’s also welcome if you’re waiting for State Boards)

At Crestwood Convalescent Center 1116 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Port Angeles, WA EOE

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Part-time position available. Peninsula Daily News sports department is looking for a sports reporter to help compile area sports stories and put together the sports statistics page. The position, for 20 hours a week, requires a self-starter who is reliable, a quick learner and good on the phone with coaches, athletes and the public, and can write short sports stories. Basic sports knowledge is a must. The reporter also will help with the football preview each year and the special sections honoring top athletes at the end of each season. The position is for evenings on Tuesday through Saturday from about 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. each day. Experience with Macs is a plus. The reporter gets vacation and holidays off. For further information, contact Sports Editor Brad LaBrie at 360-417-3525 or e-mail

PA Caregiver. PT split shift, weekends. Exp preferred. 461-9951. PICTURE FRAMER Part-time, exp. Framing Source 457-1240 Lincare, leading national respiratory company seeks Customer Service REpresentative. Must be detailed orientated, have high multi-tasking abilities combined with a warm, friendly personality. Maintain patient files process doctors orders, manager computer data, and filing. Paid vacation, Medical, Dental benefits. Drug free workplace. REsume and cover letter to CM, 2427 Sims Way Suite G, Port Townsend, WA 98368. PARATRANSIT DRIVER Applications now being accepted for PARATRANSIT DRIVER (Port Angeles Base) with Clallam Transit System. 40hour work week not guaranteed. $9.91 per hour AFTER COMPLETION OF TRAINING. Excellent benefits. Job description and application available at CTS Administration Office, 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, WA 98363. 360-452-1315 or 1/800-858-3747, or online at A number of eligible candidates may be retained on a next hire list for the Port Angeles base for six months. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 4:00 p.m., November 18, 2011. AA/EOE. CASE MANAGER 32.5 hrs. wk., located in the Information & Assistance Sequim office. Provides case mgt to seniors and adults with disabilities who are receiving in home care. Good communication & computer skills a must. Bachelor’s degree behavioral or health science and 2 yrs paid social service exp. or BA and 4 yrs exp., WDL, auto ins. required. $16.51/hr, full benefit pkg, Contact Information & Assistance, 1-800801-0050 for job descrip. & applic. packet. Closes 4:00pm 11/16/11. I&A is an EOE. Port Townsend Goodwill Now Hiring Donation Attendant and Key Holder Must have 2 years retail exp at supervisor level Apply at 602 Howard Street Port Townsend RN/LPN NEW GRADS WELCOME Private Duty Nursing Enjoy your job, work one-on-one with your patient! Night Shifts in Port Hadlock 1-800-637-9998 EOE Email: inquire@


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Public Works Management Analyst. City of Sequim, FT $26.24-30.57 hr DOE + bene, 2-yr degree accounting / business required + min 2 yr work exp budgeting/accounting, see www.sequimwa.go v for info, job apps due 11/23/11. Technician. Will train right person. Clean driving record, good attitude and work ethic a must. Smoke free environment. Full time with benefits. Call 681-0722 between 9:30-4:30. Must pass a background check. The Bushwhacker is looking for a lead cook. Apply in person. 1527 E. 1st St.


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DENNY’S SAW AND TOOL SHARPENING Serving Jefferson Co since 1983. Will sharpen carbide blades for 1/3 of price of buying new. For fast, courteous, fair prices, some items done while you wait. Call Denny 360-385-5536 Get a clean house for the holidays. Call Cathy, 457-6845.


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HANDYMAN: No job too big! House/yard PA-PT 360-301-2435 HAPPYDAY CLEANING. Residential and commercial cleaning also R.V.’s Now scheduling for holiday cleanings call to schedule an appointment. 360-808-3017


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Perfection Housekeeping, client openings, Seq./Carlsborg, and eve. business janitorial. 681-5349. RENT-A-MAN I can perform many types of labor both inside & out. Call & we’ll talk. John 775-5586

Hi, my name is Hannah. I do housecleaning and would like very much to clean your home. I am fast, reliable, efficient,licensed, insured, and good company My phone number is (360) 7751258 HOUSECLEANING Organizing. Hardwrkg. Call Lisa 683-4745. HOUSEKEEPING Experienced, have references. 477-4538. I DO housecleaning, dog walking, errands Experienced, dependable. 683-4567. PARTY ENTERTAINER. Give your Party/ Event a Special Touch! Live Entertainment. 250 song repetoire. Holiday tunes.Fast Friendly quotes. Charlie Ferris Vocalist/Entertainer/MC. 460-4298 m

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RANGE: White, smooth cook-top, great condition. $300. 477-9584 or 477-9585 REFRIGERATOR: Maytag side-by-side. Freezer. Ice and water. very clean. $500. 460-7131.

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DUMP TRUCK: ‘79 Mack. 10 yard, 3 axle, good on fuel, everyday worker. $10,000. ‘97 Beal pup trailer, 4 axle, aluminum box, straight, clean, good tires. $25,000. 460-6230

PA Caregiver. PT split shift, weekends. Exp preferred. 461-9951.

FOUND: Silver and black earring in Albertsons parking lot, P.A. 928-3440.

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY I City of Port Angeles $4,798-$5,734 mo. plus benefits. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of WA and eligible to be admitted to practice in Federal courts. To apply go to or call Human Resources at 4174510. Closes 12/2/11. COPE is an EOE.



DRIFT BOAT: 17’ Willie, plus trailer, in excellent shape with many extras. Must see to appreciate! $3,900 firm. 683-4260

PA: Westside 4 Br., 2 bath. Clean, 3 views! Gourmet kitchen, all app. + W/D. Fenced yard, garage, deck. $1,185 + dep. 1 yr lease, credit check, references. No smoke, pet ok? Avail. about Nov. 16. 477-6532

FOUND: Glasses. Marchon by P.A. Courthouse. 452-5458

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PA SPEAKERS TAPCO (by Mackie) #6915’s. Like new in box, perfect for band, school, church, bar. Paid $500+. $375. Also Peavy KBA/100 guitar/keyboard 3 channel amp w/EQ. Mint cond. $180. 460-4298.




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1930Õ S BEDROOM SET 2 dressers, vanity table and double bed frame, good condition. $350. 452-9611 leave message BEDROOM SET Southern cannon ball queen with premium mattress set, night stand, dresser/ hutch. $1,250. 681-2196 DINETTE SET: Top quality, oak, double pedestal, 4 deluxe captain’s chairs. 40” with 18” leaf. Like new condition. Must see. $350. 681-4284 DINING SET: 6 chairs, small lighted hutch, 61” oval table with 17” leaf. $550. 452-9130 DINING SET: Dining table and 6 chairs, solid cherry, double pedestal table. 2 capt. chairs, 4 side, upholstered seats. Perfect condition. $700. 504-2017. DINING TABLE: Oak w/tile top, 4 chairs, 1 leaf, 48” round or 60” oval. $225. 683-1006 ENT. CENTER: Corner model, custom oak. Black glass doors, comes with 36” Toshiba TV. Good condition. $150. 460-1974. FURNITURE SET Sunroom or reception office furniture set, 5 piece deluxe, like new. Includes love seat, chair, tables, stool, and lamp. $500/obo. 681-6076. MISC: Crib, full size, natural, gently used, $165. Infant car seat, very good cond., $35. Dresser, well made w/5 drawers & 2 matching bedside tables, $285. Sturdy round dining table w/2 lg leafs and 4 chairs, and pads, $300. 683-8921. RECLINER: La-Z-Boy wall hugger recliner. Light blue fabric, great shape. $250/obo. 681-3299.


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ASSORTED ITEMS Large blonde pedestal dining table and 4 chairs, $150. (2) coffee tables, small $30, lg $40. Call for info. 681-4429


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BONE CHINA: Old Country Rose, service for 12, with gold plated flatware, many extras. $3,000. 457-1091 CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 DINNERWARE SET Christmas 32 piece set plus service pieces. Waechtersbach. $400. 683-8645 FIREPLACE: Brand new gas/propane Majestic fireplace. Complete corner assembly with wood trim and top and a decorative rock front. VERY NICE. $1500/ obo. 360-461-2607. FIREWOOD: $179 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles GARAGE DOOR Wood, 9x10’, $500. New $2,400. 360-385-0347 GO GO CART: Pride Elite. 4 wheel, larger wheels and battery. $550. 683-6268. LOOKING FOR SPACE! Do you have an empty warehouse or space that you want to rent out for a few days for an event? We need 10,000+ sf of flat ground with room for parking for the weekend of November 11th. Please email portscandalousroller or call 360-670-9840, leave msg. MISC: 5 person jacuzzi, runs wonderful, $2,800. 1950’s dining table, four chairs, leaf, green and silver, collapsible side table for wall, $250. Call after 5 p.m. 809-0913 MISC: CZ semi-auto 12 ga. shotgun with 5 choke tubes, $395. Stoeger SxS 12 ga. shotgun tuned for cowboy action, $350. Craftsman 6 1/8” jointer-planer. Newly sharpened blades. $200/obo. 461-6808

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HOT TUB: Bradford stainless steel, 4 person, steps, cover, umbrella. $1,995. 681-5178 MISC: Dancers of Dolphins, Lennox 1991, $75 and Adventures of the fur seal, Lennox 1994, $150 or $200 both. PIllow top queen size mattress, box spring and frame, $200. Dining room set, 4 chairs, $75. 808-2811. MISC: Dinnerware, Desert Rose, serves 8, extras, never used, $250. Ladies red pantcoat, size 10/12, $45. Ladies red SAS shoes, 6.5 narrow, never worn, $40. Stainless steel 4 pc travel mug set, new, $15. 457-5720 MISC: Kenmore portable dishwasher, new, $250. Garmin GPS system, $75. 1978 Star Wars toys, $300. 460-2260. MISC: New Trex accents decking madera color $2.70 ft. Diamond plate truck toolbox $135. Sony 50” lcd tv $300. Makita 3 1/4” portable power planer $95. 360-683-2254 MISC: Noritake PreWar dinner set, $3000. Dorothy Doughty birds, $2,500/pair. Dresden dancers, $700. Staffordshire cats, sheep, $700/pair. Empress Eugenie porcelain, $1,500. RCD vase, $800. 775-0054 MISC: White leather swivel recliner $125. 3 pc bedroom set, $200. Antique rocker, $150. Many other items, moving must sell, $10-$275 ea. No reasonable offer refused. Call for details. 452-8011, Sequim MISC: Wood stove, like new, heats 8001400 sf, takes 18” logs, $525/obo. 5th wheel tailgate, fits full size Dodge, $125/obo. 681-7293. Mobility Scooter Rascal 600 Model, red, almost new, 2 baskets. $899. 452-5303 Need Extra Money? Sell your items in locked showcases at the P.A. Antique Mall. 109 W. 1st. 452-1693 POWER CHAIR Pride Power chair TSS 300. New condition. $3,500/obo 457-7838


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REVOLVER: Ruger GP100, 4” barrel, caliber 327 federal mag, new in box. $450. 460-4491.

TABLE SAW: Rockwell, contractors, 10”, heavy duty. $250. 683-7455.

RIFLE: Rem 700 3006 like new, 4Xscope, load dies, brass, Nosler bullets, primers, 2 powders, etc. $550. 681-0814.

TICKETS: Seahawks vs. Redskins, Nov. 27th. Vs. Eagles, Dec. 21. Row T, Section 337, Seat 20-21. $80 ea. 360-461-3661 TOOLS: Shop Fox band saw, $325. Shop Fox drill press, $200. Craftsman shaper, $80. McLane edger, $95. Boat winch, $35. 775-0054 UTILITY TRAILER 10’x7’28” with spare tire. $675. 681-2196. UTILITY TRAILER 12’ Hallmark, tandem axle, electric brakes, spare tires, mount, 7,000 gross. $1,600. 360-796-4502 WANTED SUV: Late model, excellent condition. Private buyer. 452-3200, 452-3272


Home Electronics

LAPTOP: Dell Inspiron 1525, 2.13 Ghz processor, 1 gig memory, Windows Vista, like new. $250. 360-808-2984



PA SPEAKERS TAPCO (by Mackie) #6915’s. Like new in box, perfect for band, school, church, bar. Paid $500+. $375. Also Peavy KBA/100 guitar/keyboard 3 channel amp w/EQ. Mint cond. $180. 460-4298. VIOLIN: 3/4, nice shape. $125/obo. 775-9648


Sporting Goods

DRIFT BOAT: 17’ Willie, plus trailer, in excellent shape with many extras. Must see to appreciate! $3,900 firm. 683-4260 GOLF CART: New batteries. $1,200/ obo. Sequim. 461-5572 POOL TABLE: Coin operated, good condition. $1,000/ obo. 461-1746.

RUGER 77: 30-338 Winchester Magnum. Comes with brass and dies. $850. 640-3843. SUN X3AX TRIKE Adult 3 wheel bike. 24 spd drive train. Fenders, rear view mirror. Feet height 20”. X-Light and charger. Fitness, fun, and freedom! $1,000 cash/card. 477-9672 WINCHESTER: M-1 Garand. New barrel, bedded action. NM sights. $900/obo. 477-9721


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Roseville Jardiniere And pedestal. Overall, 27” high. Rose colored blossoms on a darker green shade. $650. 457-7579.

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COMPACTOR: Trash, commercial. $150. 360-797-4178 GREEN HOUSE: Windows. $10-$20 ea. 360-797-4178 SOFA: Dark green and blue, like new, $200. 681-0227

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Getting together with friends, relatives or neighbors will lead to interesting discussions that will help you make a decision that lies before you. Love is highlighted, and showing emotion will enhance a relationship that has been uncertain in the past. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A chance to do something different is within reach. A new philosophy or way of life will help you realize what you have and what you can offer others. Love is highlighted, and sharing your thoughts with someone special will bring good results. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll be able to improve your lifestyle by making a few changes that will help ease your financial stress. Honesty will play a role in the way people perceive you. An interesting twist to the way you earn your living will come into play. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep busy, be observant and give the people you love the benefit of the doubt. A change of scenery will do you good and help you put your personal situation in perspective. Good things come to those who wait. Challenge yourself physically. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): You aren’t likely to have enough information to move forward with something that’s enticing you. Before you make a mistake, retrace your steps and you will find a way to get the information required to help you make the right decision. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You will enjoy the company of others and should devote time to sharing your thoughts with people who are pursuing similar interests. Attending a trade show or an event that can broaden your awareness or help you find answers to problems will be enlightening. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Size up your situation and make a move. Love should be incorporated into your day. Friends young and old can play an intricate role in your life with regard to a choice you must make. Use your imagination. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your versatility will help you get ahead. You will entice someone who has something you need or want to partner with you. Time spent with good friends or your lover will lead to a decision that will allow greater freedom. 3 stars CANCER (June 21-July 22): Not everyone will comprehend what you are trying to accomplish. Don’t let interference change your mind or stop you from moving forward. If you are honest about your desires and motivations, you will get the help and understanding you



Private party buying gold and silver. 670-3110

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AFFORDABLE SALE FIL BYGOLLY with DR DECO NOW ACCEPTING MC, VISA, DISCOVER Lovely home decor. Wed. 10-6, Thurs.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.10-4, Sun. noon-4. 8th and L St.


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GARAGE Sale: Sat.Sun., 7 a.m. until everything is gone. 72 Ioka Rd.. Sequim Ave., through roundabout, Ioka Rd. on the right. Furniture, glassware, bedding, books, doghouses and more.


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BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Fill dirt, easy access, 642 Kitchen-Dick Rd., Sequim. 809-3481.

There will be other alternatives if you wait. 3 stars


TABLES: Small, misc. $20. 681-0227.

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Leyland Cypress & Blueberry Bushes G&G Farms, 95 Clover Ln. off Taylor Cutoff, Sequim. 683-8809. Locker Beef. References. Natural. No hormones or antibiotics. High Quality. $2.25 lb.; 1/4 or 1/2. Order for December delivery. 360-681-8093


SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t give in to anyone trying to strong-arm you into something you don’t want to do. Look at your current position, and if you feel you’d be jeopardizing your financial security, back away.


CHIHUAHUA MIX: Small female, spayed, black and brown, 2 yrs. old, loving, good watch dog. $200. 417-3741 FREE: To good home. Affectionate short haired, neutered black male cat, 5 yrs old. 417-8558 or 681-8548. Golden Retriever Puppies! Purebred registered AKC. Just in time for Christmas! Great family dogs! 7 boys and 3 girls. Available 12/14/11. $600. Serious inquiries only. Call or text 360-477-9214 for more info. Maltichon Puppies Born Oct. 2nd, 4 male puppies, to the proud parents of Molly and Harley. They will be ready for adoption Nov. 27 for $450. A $200 nonrefundable deposit will hold your precious one. 775-7454

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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Don’t get caught up in someone else’s fight. In the end you’ll be blamed for interfering. By sticking close to home you will make your domestic scene better and earn the confidence of someone dear to your heart. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Not everyone will agree with you. Before you share your plans, you’d be wise to listen to what others want. Once you have a better understanding of what’s required to get your way, you will have no problem reaching your goals. 2 stars


A Winter Lap Warmer Cats and kittens available for adoption. $85. PFOA 452-0414 PUPPIES: (2) male chihuahuas, pure bred, no papers. Tan and white coloring. $350/obo. Call Sara at 912-2332 PUPPIES: Alaskan Malamute, AKC, Champion bloodlines, loving and adorable, all colors available. $1,000. 360-701-4891 PUPPIES: Bot-chis! Boston Terrier and Chihuahua mix, 2 males, born Aug. 26. Adorable! 1 takes after mom, 1 takes after dad, completely different sizes! Great family pets. $150 each. 683-7882. PUPPY: English Springer Spaniel, male, AKC registered from championship lines, all shots, dewormed, eyes normal, health guarantee, microchipped, housebroke $675. 457-1725.



PUPPIES: Black Lab mixed breed. $50. 452-5290 PUPPY: English Springer Spaniel, male, AKC registered from championship lines, all shots, dewormed, eyes normal, health guarantee, microchipped, housebroke $675. 457-1725. RAT TERRIERS Adorable. Black and white tri, UKC tails, shots, dewclaws, wormed. $300 neg. 360-643-3065 Siberian Husky pups. Purebred, blk/wht and grey/wht, blue eyes, brown eyes, and both. Shots and wormed. Ready to go. Our priority is to find good homes for special dogs. $400. John or Leslie 360-301-5726 360-302-0964 Training Classes Nov. 15th. Greywolf Vet. 683-2106.






Farm Animals

ALF GRASS: $5/ bale. Grass, $4. In barn, no rain. 683-5817. CALL DUCKS: 2 pairs, $25 ea. pair, 1 free Drake. 683-3914 HAY: Local, no rain, barn stored. $4 bale, delivery available. 683-7965


Horses/ Tack

2 HORSES: Plus trailer, tack, elec. fence. All for $2,800. 681-5349, lv message BAY GELDING: 15 yr., TB, anyone can ride, mellow, safe, 17hh. $1,200/obo. 452-3961 HORSE TRAILER: ‘88 Circle J. 2 horse, straight load. $2,000. 360-808-2295


Horses/ Tack

NICE ALL AROUND MARE Flashy, black, 9 year old finish rope horse. She has started on barrels and is a nice trail horse. Anyone can ride. Sound and up to date. Come try her out! $3,200/obo. 360-460-4643



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92 TRACTOR: 1952 JOHN DEERE MODEL B. Newly overhauled, new paint w/John Deere No. 8-7 ft. Hay Mower, hydrauliclift, 3 cycles. IT RUNS! $2,800. 460-8092

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Heavy Equipment/ Trucks

DUMP TRUCK: ‘00 WS. Exc. condition, 3406 Cat, all new brakes, new 10-12 yd box, hydraulics, plumbed for pup, possible part time job. $42,000/obo, may trade. 460-8325 DUMP TRUCK: ‘79 Mack. 10 yard, 3 axle, good on fuel, everyday worker. $10,000. ‘97 Beal pup trailer, 4 axle, aluminum box, straight, clean, good tires. $25,000. 460-6230

DOZER: ‘94 550 Long track Case. With brush rake. $15,000. 683-8332.


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DUMP TRUCK: ‘76 Kenworth. Big cam400 engine. Runs well, maintained. $15,000. 327-3342

EXCAVATOR: Runs great! $8000. Call 360-928-0273 for details. PETE-377, $160,000 in 1999, 550 Cat, 18 sp, 3.55, 244”, Studio sleeper, 640,000 mi. $19,000, less without drop, sleeper and rack. 732-4071. SKID STEER: ‘02 Gehl 5635. 1,846 hours, 80 hp 2 spd turbo, foam filled tires and tracks, comes w/bucket and pallet forks. $12,500/obo. Char at 425-220-7618




A Captains License No CG exams! Jan. 10 Capt. Sanders 360-385-4852 ALUMINUM BOAT: 17’ Bass Tracker, 100 hp Mercury, Calkins trailer, motor serviced by Anchor Marine and runs great, trailer new in ‘02, great fishing and crabbing boat. $2,400. 681-4684. BAYLINER: ‘69 17’, 120 I/O. Orig. owner, garaged, elec. winch, fish finder, full top, E-Z Loader trailer w/spare. $3,200. 360-385-3350 BAYLINER: ‘87 3450 Tri-Cabin. $19,500 or trade. 683-1344 or 683-5099.

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BOAT: 14’ aluminum with trailer, 10 hp Honda O/B. $2,500. 681-6162 BOAT: 15’ custom aluminum, with motor and trailer. $3,500. 461-7506. BOAT: ‘67 26’ Chris Craft Cavalier with trailer. 350 Mercruiser, bow thruster, toilet, electro scan, windlass, refer, radar, GPS, sounder, full canvas, dinghy, 2 hp Honda. Asking $17,995. 775-0054 DINGHY: Mint condition sailing nesting dinghy including trailer, motor, mast, boom, sails, canvas cover. $3,200. 360-379-1616 JET SKI: ‘97 Kawasaki SS Waverunner 750. With ‘96 Spirit trailer. $1,500. 670-3256 LARSEN: 14.5’ Lapline. Nice, extras. $1,900/obo. 452-9445 LIVINGSTON: 12’, 18 hp Nissan O/B, covered steering station. $1,600. 452-6714. LUND: 12’ with EZ Loader trailer, 8 hp 4 cycle Honda motor, like new. $2,975. 683-5382 RAYSON CRAFT: ‘66 17’ V drive flat bottom, 326 Pontiac with trailer. $4,700. 457-5921 SAILBOAT: 22’ Columbia. 9.9 Merc ob. Well maint. $3,400. 360-504-2623 SAILBOAT: ‘73 29’ Ericson. New diesel, new electronics. Roller furling. Health forces sale. Slip Q15. Take as is, $10,000. 760-792-3891 SEA RAY: Boat, trailer, low hours, cash. $7,995. 582-0347. TROPHY: ‘87 20’. In great shape. New electronics and custom canvas. Many extras, including fishing reels and rods, and crab pots. Asking $8,000. 457-4384



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HONDA: Fat-Cat. New battery, new oil, fresh tune up, carburator rebuilt, rack to haul out your deer. $1,600 cash 683-8263 HONDA: Trail 90. New tires, runs great! $950. 460-1377. QUAD: Suzuki 250 Quad Sport, reverse, like new. $2,500 firm. 452-3213 SCOOTER: ‘09 200 cc Kymco. Like new. $1,999/obo. 582-0841 SUZUKI: ‘06 Boulevard C90T. 342 mi., like new, many extras, always garaged $9,500. 461-1911. WANTED: Quad and riding gear. Todd at 452-5290 YAMAHA: ‘04 Raptor 660 limited edition, black. Brand new clutch, carrier baring in back axel, extra header and pipe. aluminum wheels and meaty tires. this a great looking quad not to mention fast. I’m asking $2,800. Great price. 360-670-6366 YAMAHA: ‘08 4x4 Rhino 700cc. Green Rhino, windshield, roof and sound system. Asking $7900/ obo. For more info call 360-477-6165. YAMAHA: ‘08 TW200. 2,300 mi. $3,000. 457-3701.


Recreational Vehicles

5TH WHEEL: ‘03 37’ toy hauler. $19,900/ obo. 460-9556.


DIRTBIKE: ‘00 110 off brand. Lots of extra, after market parts. $700/obo. 582-7519. HARLEY DAVIDSON 1995 Fat Boy. All custom, new tires, chrome with a Jim’s Drag motor with blower. Must see. $12,000 452-2275 HARLEY: ‘02 Low Rider. Loaded, 15K mi. $10,000 firm. 460-4950 HARLEY: ‘06 Sportster. 7K mi., like new. $6,900. 452-6677. HARLEY: ‘90 SportsterXLH 883. Cust. pearl paint w/ wolf/moon emblem, Screaming Eagle pkg, Corbin saddle, windshld, fwd contrls, saddlebags w/ quick-release brackets, Kuryakyn ISO grips, more. Stock seats, svc manual, HD sissybar/rack incl. Lots of power and modified gearing for hwy speeds. 20,900 mi. $3,600. 360-683-2182 HONDA: ‘01 XR 250. Low hrs., $1,700. 683-4761. HONDA: ‘03 XR100R. Excelelnt condition. $1,500. 808-3953. HONDA: ‘04 750 Aero Shadow. Gorgeous black and silver. $3,990. 452-0837. HONDA: ‘04 Shadow 650. Showroom condition, low miles, lots of extras. $2,800. 457-8376 HONDA: ‘71 Trail 90. Runs great. 4 cycle, hi/lo gear change. $950. 385-0096. HONDA: ‘81 Goldwing. $1,200. 360-963-2659 HONDA: ‘83 Ascot. $1,500. 360-963-2659

HONDA: ‘84 Goldwing 1200. 30K mi. $2,400. 461-2627.

5TH WHEEL: ‘11 30’ Crossroads Cruiser Patriot. 3 slides, fireplace, 2 recliners, 16” wheels. Asking $42,000 incl. 6’ slider hitch. 683-5682 or 541-980-5210 5TH WHEEL: 33’. New hot water tank, etc. $700 775-6075 5TH WHEEL: ‘90 28’ Kit. Average cond. $3,500/obo. 360-683-6131 CAMPER: ‘03 10.6’ Bigfoot truck camper. 2500 series, color bamboo, model 25C106E. Highest quality, excellent condition. $9,000/obo. 360-379-1804 CAMPER: ‘74 Conestoga. Stove, fridge, port-a-potty, sleeps 4, no leaks. $800. 461-6615. DODGE: ‘68 200 pickup with camper. 383 eng. Good cond. $2,500. 797-1508. MOTOR HOME: ‘02 30’ Winnebago Brave. Low mi., always garaged, must see/ Vortec 8.1, $35,000. 683-4912 MOTOR HOME: ‘06 Lexington GTS 28. 3 slide-outs. $50,000. 681-7601 MOTOR HOME: ‘75 Newell Coach 35’. Cat, Allison. Will take 20’-24’ cargo trailer or Ford 12’ cube van part trade. $15,000/obo. 460-6979. MOTOR HOME: ‘91 30’ Allegro Bay. 85K, runs/drives well, new brakes, satellite King Dome, very clean. $12,500. 477-9436. MOTORHOME: Southwind by Fleetwood and a Honda Accord tow car, a package deal. Will not separate. We are the original owners. $18,500 COD. Less than the cost of a new car! Call 360-681-0144

HONDA: ‘86 Goldwing trike. $5,500. 360-683-9175 HONDA: ‘87 Goldwing. Looks/runs great. $2,200/obo. 457-1533 HONDA: ‘99 Night Hawk 750cc. Black chrome 10.7K miles new battery excellent condition $2,800. 360-457-5012, or cell, 559-642-8200.

TRAILER: ‘04 24’ Coachman Catalina Lite. No slide, exc. cond. $9,500/obo or trade. 797-3770 or 460-8514 TRAILER: ‘07 30’ Denali. Dbl. slide, like new. $25,000. 808-5182, 452-6932 TRAILER: ‘09 16’ Casita. Fiberglass, very nice. $10,125. 683-5871 TRAILER: ‘82 19’ Terry. New 13’ awning, refrigerator, A/C, everything works, must see. $3,300. 683-1032 TRAILER: ‘87 27’ Aluma-lite. Great condition. Upgrades included for comfortable living use. Trailer skirt available. Everything works. Mattress and micro included. $6,500/ obo. 360-437-4172 TRAILER: ‘88 26’ Shasta Riviera. Air, needs interior work. $1,000/obo. 206-794-1104 TRAILER: ‘94 29’ Terry. $5,900. 681-7381 TRAILER: ‘94 30’ Komfort Travel Trailer. Great shape, living room slide-out, A/C, micro, refrigerator/freezer. $4,000. Brinnon area. 360-535-2078 TRAILER: ‘99 24’ Mallard. New cond. $6,500/obo. 797-3730

96 YAMAHA: ‘09 XTR 250. 80 mpg, brought new 2 months ago for $4,900, 700 mi. 1st $3,390 cash. 670-2562

RV: 1998 22F 97,000 , needs handyman, roof leaks into walls. Nice, runs well, new tires. $5,500. 360-477-6968 TENT TRAILER: New ‘10 Coleman Yuma. $7,900. 683-2457.



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Recreational Vehicles

Parts/ Accessories

ENGINES AND TRANSMISSIONS IHC DT 466 engine, $950. Perkins HT6354 engine, $750. Onan NH engine, $75. Onan CCK generator engine, $100. Allison MT643 tranny, $500. Fuller FS 4005-B 5 speed, $100. All OBO. 417-5583. Hauling and Buying Unwanted cars and trucks. A&G Import Auto Inc 800-248-5552 HILLMAN: 57 Husky no engine/trans $200, 69 powerglide $100, 70 Chevy 400 4-bolt short block $200. 360-460-2362. SNOW TIRES: (4) Michelin non-studded, used 1 season Sequim to PA. 225/60R18. $500. 683-7789 WANTED: Spare tire and wheel for 2000 VW Jetta. Call 808-1767, 457-7146 WHEELS/TIRES: ‘01 Mercury Grand Prix wheels on studs. Cash. $950. 582-0347, 461-0780


4 Wheel Drive

CHEV ‘03 S10 ZR5 CREWCAB 4X4 4.3 liter Vortec V6, auto, loaded! Black exterior in great condition! Black leather interior in excellent shape! Dual power seats, CD, cruise, tilt, privacy glass, air, dual airbags, bed liner, tow, diamond plate tool box, alloy wheels with Goodyear rubber, local truck, excellent condition! Very nice S10 at our no haggle price! $9,995

Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 CHEV: ‘00 Tahoe. Low miles, lots of extras. Good tires. $7,950. 360-477-6969


4 Wheel Drive

DODGE ‘01 RAM 2500 SLT QUAD CAB SB 4X4 Cummins turbo diesel! Auto! 2 owner! Brown/silver exterior, gray cloth interior in good shape. Power windows, door locks and mirrors, 4 door, power seat, cruise, tilt, privacy glass, tow running boards, 16” alloys! We’re asking literally half of Kelley Blue Book retail value at our no haggle price. $6,995

Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 FORD ‘03 F250 LARIAT CREWCAB SB 4X4 Powerstroke turbo diesel! Auto! Loaded! White/silver exterior in great condition! Gray leather interior in excellent shape! Dual power seats, power adjustable peddles, 6 disc CD, park sensors, wood trim, cruise, tilt, running boards, tow, premium alloys with 80% rubber! $5,000 less than Kelley Blue Book at our no haggle price. $15,995

Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 FORD ‘92 F150 4X4 LONG BED PICKUP 4.9 liter (300) inline 6 cylinder, 5 speed manual transmission, dual fuel tanks, air conditioning, Kenwood CD stereo, upgraded door speakers. Legendary 300 inline 6 cylinder engine! Sparkling clean inside and out! This truck is a true must-see! Stop by Gray Motors today! $3,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 FORD ‘99 EXPEDITION XLT 4X4 113K original miles! 4.6 liter Triton V8, auto, loaded, 2 owner! Green exterior in excellent shape! Gray cloth interior in great condition! Power seat, cruise, tilt, tow, privacy glass, 3rd seat, 6 disk CD with premium sound, running boards, roof rack, rear air, 26 service records on Carfax! Very nice Expedition at our no haggle price. $5,995

Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 FORD: ‘00 F150 Lariat Ext. cab. Fiberglass cover, 162K mi., 1 owner, new tires/battery. $8,000/obo. 452-2225 FORD: ‘02 Explorer XLT. 4WD, exc cond, loaded, V6, tow, CD changer, 3rd seat, more. 122K, books $7,740. Sacrifice $6,800. 457-4363. FORD: ‘03 F150. 4WD 5.4L, 117K, leather CD, new Nokian tires, dark green/tan, very nice. $12,500. Curt at 460-8997.

FORD: ‘08 Super Duty F350 4x4 crew cab. 6.4L V-8 diesel King Ranch. 16K miles, 20K in options. Exc. cond., never smoked in. Dealer maintained. Power Glide removable 5th wheel hitch. $39,900. Ron at 360-477-9659

FORD: ‘87 F250. 4x4 standard, 6.9 liter diesel. $3,200. 457-5649 FORD: ‘92 F150. 4x4 “Flair side” short box, bedliner, tool box, 302 V8, auto, ps, pb, pw, int. wipers, A/C, AM/FM, cass, sliding rear glass, 94K, very clean. $5,500. 582-0208 FORD: ‘93 Explorer. Runs good. $1,900. 582-9006, 565-6100 FORD: ‘95 Aerostar. 170K, 4x4, lots new parts, good cond. $1,300/obo. 457-4347 FORD: ‘98 Explorer. runs great. $2,500/ obo. 206-794-1104. FORD: ‘99 F250. 7.3L diesel. 154K, 4 dr. $13,500. 912-2323.

CHEV: ‘11 Silverado 2500 HD 4WD LT Ext Cab. Vortec 6L V8 gas engine. Estate truck 3,125 miles. Includes interior plus pkg and convenience pkg. Loaded with back up camera to trailer pkg, remote start, heated mirrors, too much to list. $36,500. 683-2342. CHEV: ‘86 SUV. Runs well, 7 passenger, snow tires. $2,495. 477-0710 CHEV: ‘90 Suburban. $4,000/obo. 360-683-1967 CHEV: ‘94 Silverado 2500. Good cond. $6,500. 683-4830.

4 Wheel Drive

NISSAN: 01 Pathfinder. 134K, 6 cyl., auto, air, tilt, cruise, all power, sun/moon roof, AM/FM CD iPod, tow pkg., nonsmoker. $7,400. 457-3891 TOYOTA ‘03 TUNDRA TRD EXTRA CAB SR5 4X4 4.7 liter iForce V8, auto, alloy wheels, new tires, spray-in bedliner, tow package, rear sliding window, endless entry, four opening doors, power windows, door locks and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, CD/cassette stereo, dual front airbags. Only 64,000 miles! Immaculate condition inside and out! Loaded with options! Stop by Gray Motors today! $15,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 TOYOTA: ‘87 4-Runner 4x4. As is. $1,800. 477-0577. TOYOTA: ‘88 4WD. V6, new exhaust/ tires, runs good. $1,900/obo. 681-0447 TOYOTA: ‘94 4-Runner. Sunroof, lifted, big tires, power windows and seats, leather interior, good shape. $4,500. 452-9693 WANTED SUV: Late model, excellent condition. Private buyer. 452-3200, 452-3272



JEEP: ‘97 Grand Cherokee Limited. 174K, everything. $3,000. 417-8841. LEXUS 00 RX300 ALL WD 3.0 liter, 24 volt, V6, auto, loaded! Gold/gray exterior in great condition! Tan leather interior in great shape! Dual power heated seats, 6 disk CD w/premium sound, moon roof, side airbags, privacy glass, roof rack, wood trim, cruise, tilt, premium alloys, superb condition! Very nice, very well kept Lexus at our no haggle price! $9,995

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CADILLAC: ‘00 El Dorado ETC. 80K, black/black, leather, beautiful, must see. $6,800. 681-3093. CADILLAC: ‘84 El Dorado. Exc. 60K. $10,500. 452-7377. CADILLAC: ‘97 Catera. Well maintained, sunroof, leather. $4,150. 461-1160 or 457-1419 CHEV ‘06 AVEO LS 5 DOOR Very economical 1.6 liter 4 cylinder, 5 speed, AM/FM CD, side airbags, 42,000 miles, clean local trade, spotless Carfax report. $5,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 CHEV: ‘67 El Camino. 400/T400. $12,000. 707-241-5977 CHEV: ‘68 Impala. 327 cid, 400 at. $7,500. 450-3767. CHEV: ‘91 Z28 Camero. Red t tops, excellent condition. $4,200. 928-1170. CHEV: ‘94 Suburban. 3/4 ton. 2 owner, ‘454’ engine, tow pkg., 120K. Reduced $3,000. 808-3374. CHEV: ‘98 Malibu. 4 door, needs engine. $600. 461-7224. FORD: ‘03 Mustang convertible. $8,500/ obo. 360-808-1242. FORD: ‘76 LTD. 2 dr, 351, good cond., runs exc., very dependable, some new. $950. 460-6979.

CHEV: ‘79 1 ton service truck, 88K, 4 sp, 350, 7K Onan generator, 3 air tanks, 110 outlets, etc. $4,500. 360-302-5027

FORD: ‘87 Crown Victoria. Full power, low mi., excellent shape, 22 mpg. $1,500. 452-4827.

CHRYSLER: ‘96 Town and Country LXI. 140K. $3,499/obo. 460-9556

FORD: ‘92 Mustang LX convertible. 5.0 auto, 71K mi., excellent condition. $3,800. 928-0213.

DODGE: ‘05 Caravan. Limited Edition, DVD player, AM/FM radio/ cassette, great shape, 90,500 mi. $7,500/obo. 360-640-9756 FORD ‘95 ECONOLINE 150 CARGO VAN 4.9 liter (300) inline 6 cylinder, auto, shelving, passenger protection cage, drivers airbag. Only 89,000 miles! Legendary 300 inline 6! Great work van! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,495 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 FORD: ‘74 F250 Camper Special. Body and interior are exc. 390 eng w/auto. $900/obo. 477-1949 FORD: ‘78 F350. Ext. cab, 2WD, 20+ mpg. Isuzu 6 cyl. diesel conv. New tires! $2,600/obo. 808-2202 FORD: ‘85 F150. Cherry, 61K original miles, turn key and start, runs great. $4,250. 928-2181. FORD: ‘89 1/2 ton. Runs excellent, clean $1,500. 504-5664. FORD: ‘92 Econo 150 van work truck, 185K, runs god. $2,100. 452-9363.

FORD: 1989 F250 4WD 460, canopy. 101K mi. $4,000. 808-5182, 452-6932

CHEV: ‘01 Blazer. 4x4. 144K mi., runs great. $4,500. 460-8155. CHEV: ‘03 Tahoe 4WD 4.8 liter V8, runs great, cloth interior excellent shape, power seat, windows, locks, newer tires, custom rims. $9,900. 460-7901. CHEV: ‘05 Colorado Ext Cab. 61,600 miles with Z71, Toyo A/t tires, bed liner, tool box, running boards. Interior options include Cruise, A/C, Tilt, power windows and doors, cd/mp3 player. $12,800. Call 460-3586


FORD: ‘98 Windstar. 234K, cracked windshield. Runs great. $1,500/obo. 808-2202 GMC: ‘00 3500 utility truck. 6.5 liter diesel, 151K mi., 4 studded tires, good condition. $7,800. 683-3425. GMC: ‘72 pickup. Strong engine and tranny, fresh tabs, decent tread, great work truck. $700. 477-0829. TOYOTA: ‘93 Ext. cab. SR5, 5 spd, V6. Low miles, nice! $4,500/obo. 461-2021



ACURA: ‘90 Acura Integra LS. Barbie Pink. 5 speed. 133,000 mi. Runs and drives great! Cruise control, underglow, sunroof, exhaust, much more! Minor body damage. $5,500/obo. See online add for more info. 360-461-4154. BUICK ‘00 REGAL LS Economical 3.8 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette, power windows, locks and seat, alloy wheels, fog lamps, 91,000 miles, clean and reliable local trade, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $5,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 BUICK: ‘99 LaSabre Custom. Beautiful emerald green, only 69K miles. Leather interior. Mint condition in and out. Rust free, always garaged. Estate sale. Clear title. Must see in Sequim. 683-3405 days only.

FORD: ‘93 Taurus. Plus studded snow tires. $1,000/obo. 360-649-3907 FORD: ‘98 Mustang GT. V8, 5 sp, leather int., all power. $4,000 477-1805 FORD: ‘99 Ford Escort. 156,000 miles, 35 MPG, excellent condition, has many repairs, good tires 4 extra rims, have receipts, owner Chilton manuals. $2,500/obo. 360-461-6214 360-912-2858 HONDA ‘01 ACCORD VP SEDAN 2.3 liter 4 cylinder, auto, air, CD/cassette stereo, dual front airbags. Priced under Kelley Blue Book value! Only 65,000 miles! Great gas mileage! Immaculate condition inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today! $7,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 HONDA ‘03 ACCORD EX Economical 2.3 liter 4 cylinder, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks and seat, power moonroof, keyless entry, alloy wheels, side airbags, 104,000 miles, very very clean local trade-in, spotless Carfax report, sharp car! $9,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 HONDA ‘05 ACCORD V6 HYBRID Only 54,000 miles and loaded including auto, air, tilt, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors and seat, AM/FM CD stacker, leather interior with heated seats, 8 airbags, electronic traction and stability control, alloy wheels and more! VIN003139. Exp. 11-19-11. $15,995 Dave Barnier *We Finance* Auto Sales 452-6599 HONDA: ‘00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, intake, 118K miles. $5,500. 452-9693, 461-6506 HONDA: ’06 Civic Hybrid. 112K hwy. mi., tinted windows, nice wheels, mounted snow tires, very clean. Just retired. $8,500 360-731-0677 HONDA: ‘99 Accord EX. V6, 111K miles, excellent cond., leather, 1 owner, no smoke. $6,900/obo. 681-4502 HYUNDAI: ‘09 Sonata Limited. Black beauty, all the options plus tinted windows and navigation system, extra set of wheels and tires. $17,800. 477-3191. KIA: ‘03 Spectra GSX. Hatchback, auto, 131K, new trans in 6/11, runs great, maint. records avail. $3,500/obo. 417-9040




HONDA: ‘89 CRX HF. $2,500. 683-1006. HYUNDAI: ‘89 Excel, 2 dr hb. 94K, auto. $1,500. 683-1260. LINCOLN: ‘87 Towncar Signature Series. Leather interior, power doors, windows, sunroof, low miles, excellent condition. $1,900 452-9693 eves. MAZDA: ‘06 Miata MX5 Touring. Red, leather, 10K. $14,500/obo. 681-0863 MERCURY: ‘95 Grand Marquis. Good transportation. $1,750/obo. 4575500. MERCURY: ‘99 Grand Marquis. $4,000/ obo. 681-0353. MG: ‘65 Midget. 85,672 orig. mi., mostly orig. interior. In running cond. $4,800. 417-2606. MITSUBISHI: ‘08 Convertible Spyder Eclipse. Must sell, sacrifice, beautiful dream car, low mi. First reasonalbe offer takes it. $14,000, worth much more. 360-797-3892 PONTIAC ‘03 GRAND AM GT 4 DOOR V6, auto, air, tilt, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, AM/FM CD, leather interior, power sunroof, premium alloy wheels and more! VIN677794 Exp. 11-19-11. $6,995 Dave Barnier *We Finance* Auto Sales 452-6599 PONTIAC ‘04 VIBE 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt, cruise, power windows, locks and mirrors, AM/FM CD, power sunroof, alloy wheels, remote entry and more (made by Toyota). VIN422591. Exp. 11-19-11. $6,995 Dave Barnier *We Finance* Auto Sales 452-6599


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MGB: ‘76 Under 80K, new carb, exhaust, alternator, fuel pump and more. $2,950/ OBRO. 417-2165. OLDS: ‘95 Cutlass Sierra SL. Nice car, runs ok. $800. 460-0262, 681-0940 PLYMOUTH: ‘74 Duster. Classic, fun, fast, auto or stick. $11,950. 683-7768. PONTIAC: ‘02 Grand Am GT. 122K miles, V6 auto, leather, power seats, windows, mirrors with sun roof, iPod/USB connection, Pioneer Radio, new tires, recent brakes. Bright red, super clean $6,500 firm. 360-683-7577 PONTIAC: ‘98 Sunfire. 117K mi., auto, serviced by local dealer, garaged. $3,500. 928-9700. SATURN ‘00 SL2 SEDAN 92K original miles! 1.9 liter DOHC 16 valve 4 cylinder, auto! Silver exterior in fantastic condition! Dark gray cloth interior in excellent shape! AM/FM stereo, dual airbags, air, tilt steering wheel, traction control, over 30 mpg! Local trade-in! Looks, runs, and drives fantastic! Great little fuel sipper at our no haggle price. $3,495

Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 STUDEBAKER: ‘50 Champion. Starlight coupe, complete frame off restoration, 3 speed flat head 6 cylinder engine, all original, excellent condition. $12,000/ obo. 683-8810.


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STUDEBAKER: ‘62 Lark Cruiser. 289 Packard V8, body pretty good, but project. Time and money. $1,200/obo. 460-4963 SUBARU: ‘97 Legacy Outback. Clean, in good shape, excellent body. New water pump and radiator. Needs engine. $1,500/trade. 681-3968, 808-0443 TOYOTA ‘03 AVALON XLS 4 DOOR V6, auto, air, tilt, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors and seat, AM/FM CD and cassette, power sunroof, leather interior with heated seats, front and side airbags, electronic traction control, alloy wheels remote entry and more! VIN278571 Exp. 11-19-11. $8,995 Dave Barnier *We Finance* Auto Sales 452-6599 TOYOTA ‘94 CAMRY XLE 3.0 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette, power windows, locks and seat, power moon roof, alloy wheels, clean and reliable. $3,495 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 TOYOTA: ‘08 Scion XB. Excellent, dark blue, extras $18,000/ obo. 928-3669. VW: ‘04 Passat GXL. 2 yr. warranty, 65K mi. $9,200. 681-7381. VW: ‘74 Super Beetle. Show quality. $10,000. 457-7184.


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Call for Bids You are invited to bid the janitorial service for the corporate and salaried personnel offices at Nippon Paper Industries. The contract term will be for calendar year 2012. Bids will be taken until Dec. 9. Award will be Dec. 16. Start date will be Jan 1, 2012. All potential contractors must be licensed and bonded. Please contact Max Clemons, at 360 565-7014 for a bid package. Pub: Nov. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2011

File No.: 7763.27826 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., successor in interest from the FDIC as receiver of Washington Mutual Bank fka Washington Mutual Bank, F.A. Grantee: Brad Burlingame and Kay Burlingame, husband and wife Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2004-1131271 Original NTS Auditor File No. 20101259420 Tax Parcel ID No.: 083020-410100 Abbreviated Legal: PTN. GL 2, 20-30-8W Amended Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On December 16, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: That part of Government Lot 2 in Section 20, Township 30 North, Range 8 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington, described as follows: Beginning at a point on the South line of said Lot 2 that is South 89 degrees 08' 25" East (Washington Coordinate System) 814.29 feet from a T-Iron stake marking the Southwest corner of said Lot 2; Thence continuing on said South line South 89 degrees 08' 25" East 14.81 feet; Thence North 64 degrees 54' East 146.30 feet to a 5/8 diameter steel bar in concrete; Thence continuing North 64 degrees 54' East 62.40 feet to a similar bar; Thence continuing North 64 degrees 54' East to shoreline of Lake Sutherland; Thence Northwesterly along the shoreline approximately 120 feet to the point thereon that lies North 37 degrees 49' 20" East from the Point of Beginning; Thence South 37 degrees 49' 20" East about 254 feet to the Point of Beginning, passing through similar steel bars at points 195.27 feet and 217.93 feet from said Point of Beginning. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 345 Heron Cove Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 04/06/04 and recorded on 04/12/04, under Auditor's File No. 2004-1131271, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Brad Burlingame and Kay Burlingame, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Clallam Title, a Washington corporation, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Washington Mutual Bank, a Washington corporation, as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 11/01/2011 Monthly Payments $37,993.56 Lender's Fees & Costs $4,277.45 Total Arrearage $42,271.01 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $472.50 Sale Costs $54.20 Total Costs $526.70 Total Amount Due: $42,797.71 Other known defaults are as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $182,923.32, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 01/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on December 16, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 12/05/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 12/05/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 12/05/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Brad Burlingame 345 Heron Cove Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 Kay Burlingame 345 Heron Cove Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 Brad Burlingame PO Box 351 Quilcene, WA 98376 Kay Burlingame PO Box 351 Quilcene, WA 98376 Brad Burlingame 1612 Lindsay Hill Road Quilicene, WA 98376 Kay Burlingame 1612 Lindsay Hill Road Quilicene, WA 98376 Brad Burlingame 8760 Highway 303 Northeast (S) Bremerton, WA 98311 Kay Burlingame 8760 Highway 303 Northeast (S) Bremerton, WA 98311 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 09/22/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 09/22/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor, and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor, of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at and EFFECTIVE: 11/01/2011 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Becky Baker (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7763.27826) 1002.171054-FEI Pub: Nov. 13, Dec. 4, 2011

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