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January 5, 2011
Peninsula joins much of nation in last-minute rush for tickets playing lottery with $355 million jackpot
Did you win a cool third-of-a-billion?
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Seconds after Shelly Spoon pulled these numbers for Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing, a customer called to find out if Penny Saver Mart in Port Townsend was, indeed, selling tickets for the gigantic lottery.
Lotto fever stretched from Port Townsend to Forks — and from coast to coast — on Tuesday as a lottery jackpot reached an astronomical $355 million. The Mega Millions drawing was held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, and the winning numbers were 4-815-25-47 with a Mega Ball of 42. Whether anyone playing the game in the 41-state lottery holds the winning numbers — and where the winning ticket or tickets were sold — won’t be announced until this morning.
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Building up to Tuesday night’s drawing, stores on the North Olympic Peninsula reported brisk sales as would-be multimillionaires hoped to cash in on the second-largest jackpot in U.S. history. The odds of winning the jackpot were 1 in 179 million, but that didn’t stop Vance Mattix from buying a ticket at the 76 Food Mart in Port Angeles, which had sold 322 as of 5:30 p.m.
“I’d do what everybody would do,” said Mattix, when asked what he would do with $355 million. “Quit my job.” Willie Nelson, who owns All Points Charters & Tours of Port Angeles, said he would spend the quarter-billion sprucing up Port Angeles. “You’d see a remarkable change to the waterfront and the way the town looks,” Nelson said. Jason Hope said he would donate much of the prize to charity and save “enough to live the rest of my life without working.” Turn
Bottle of bubbly broken on second new state ferry
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Dale Moses shows his kayak paddle inside an inflatable pocket — an emergency flotation device he didn’t give himself when his kayak overturned last week.
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State ferries chief David Moseley holds the microphone for state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen as she christens the MV Salish as the state’s newest ferry Tuesday. Haugen, Senate Transportation Committee chair from Camano Island, pledged the Salish will sail on the Port Townsend-Coupeville route as promised.
Lawmaker vows second ferry for PT
Rescued kayaker writes out what he did wrong By Julie McCormick
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SEATTLE — The chairman of the state Senate Transportation Committee unequivocally pledged that the newest state ferry will go into service on the Port Townsend-Coupeville route when it begins service in the summer. “This is a very exciting day for me because it fulfills a promise to the people I represent,” said a tearful Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, a Democrat from Camano Island. Then she broke a bottle of champagne over a railing of the MV Salish on TuesLooking identical to its older sister, the MV Chetzemoka, now sailing day afternoon. Turn
out of Port Townsend, the unfinished Salish sits in its berth at Todd
Retelling his brush with death PORT TOWNSEND — Dale Moses has the quiet confidence of a man used to being in charge. A longtime Navy officer who retired as a captain after 35 years, he then worked as a project manager for Snohomish County. The Kala Point resident recounted his 45-minute brush with death last Thursday in the piercing cold waters of Admiralty Inlet and the Strait of Juan de Fuca as if he’d watched from a distance. In a way, he did distance himself enough to produce a compelling six-page narrative of every detail. (The full narrative can be viewed today at www.peninsuladailynews.com.) Putting it down on paper was good therapy, he said.
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before paramedics were called. Later in the hearing, Ortega testified that Jackson had gone home early from rehearsals June 19. “He didn’t look well at A CHOREOGRAPHER all,” Ortega testified. WHO worked with Michael “Michael was chilled and Jackson on his ill-fated soft-spoken. . . . He wasn’t in concert tour told a judge the kind of condition to be at Tuesday he clashed with rehearsal.” Jackson’s doctor and others Ortega also said Jackson appeared lost. over the superstar’s health “I said, ‘Michael, is this six days before he died. the best place for you to be, Kenny or do you want to go home Ortega, who and be with your family?’ was the last He said, ‘Would you be OK person to with that?’ I said, ‘OK,’ and work with he left.” Jackson, tesThe next morning, tified that he Ortega said, he was called was sumto Jackson’s home, where he Murray moned to was confronted by Murray, Jackson’s Jackson, the star’s manager home a day after letting the Frank DiLeo and Randy superstar skip rehearsal Phillips, head of AEG, the because he seemed sick. company producing JackDr. Conrad Murray and son’s “This is It” comeback others suggested Jackson tour. “It quickly became clear should not have been sent home because he was physi- that the meeting was about me,” Ortega said. “Dr. Murcally and emotionally fine, ray was upset that I had Ortega testified, adding he sent Michael home the night was told not to try to be Jackson’s doctor or psychia- before and didn’t allow him to rehearse.” trist. Ortega said he replied, The testimony came dur“In my opinion, Michael was ing a preliminary hearing in not healthy enough to be on Los Angeles to determine if stage, and it could endanger Murray, the singer’s perhim. I said it was Michael’s sonal physician, will be tried choice” to go home. on a charge of involuntary At the end of the multimanslaughter. day hearing, a judge will Authorities contend Mur- determine whether there is ray gave Jackson a lethal enough evidence for Murray dose of the powerful anesto stand trial. The Houston thetic propofol and other cardiologist has pleaded not sedatives in the bedroom of guilty, and his attorneys his rented mansion before have said he did not give he died June 25, 2009. Jackson anything that Deputy District Attorney should have killed him. David Walgren said in his opening statement that Psychiatric tests Jackson was already dead Rapper Gucci Mane when Murray summoned has been ordered to help and tried to conceal his undergo psychiatric administering of propofol to tests, following an Atlanta the pop star, ordering a court appearance on a charge he violated terms bodyguard to collect items
of his probation. Radric Davis, the rapper’s real name, appeared before Fulton County Superior Court Judge Davis John Goger on Monday. Davis’ attorney, Michael Holmes, filed a special plea of mental incompetency on behalf of Davis, who has battled drug problems in the past. The rapper was sent to Anchor Hospital, a 111-bed psychiatric and chemicaldependency treatment facility in Atlanta. Records show Davis has been in the Fulton County Jail at least five times since 2005 on drug, aggravated assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges. His court appearance stemmed from a November altercation.
Hearing waived Officials said rapper Waka Flocka Flame waived a court hearing and remains in jail on drug and gun charges. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office in McDonough, Ga., said the rapper, whose real name is Juaquin James Malphurs, surrendered Monday and waived a hearing Tuesday. His attorney said he hopes a probation violation charge is resolved this week so the rapper can be released. Malphurs is charged with possessing marijuana and a controlled substance and two with offenses stemming from firearms possession. He is charged with breaking anti-gang laws and violating probation for driving on a suspended license.
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Howser Drugstore Inc. of Passings Port Townsend filed articles By The Associated Press of incorporation today with the secretary of state in GERRY RAFFERTY, saxophone riff, was still net- a dance hall when she was Olympia. 63, the Scottish singer-song- ting him more than 15 and married five years The company is capitalwriter whose song hits are $125,000 a year 30 years later — in 1990. She said, ized at $10,000. Incorporapart of the 1970s soundlater. The LP it was on, “City “There was no hope. I would track, died in England on to City,” yielded three top-20 never have left him if there’d tors are John J. Howser, Ray L. Haynes and Aila R. Tuesday after a long illness. hits worldwide. been a glimmer of a chance Howser. Mr. Rafferty endured bat- of him recovering.” His famJohn Howser has been tles with the music industry Having once owned a ily said the employed at the Owl Drug — once taking three years to farm in Kent, England, and writer-singer Store in Port Angeles for disentangle contracts — as a home in Hampstead, he of such hits several years and now plans well as alcohol. When he moved to California to be as “Baker to buy an established drug was a child his mother near his daughter, before Street,” business in Port Townsend. would drag him round the moving to Ireland in 2008 “Stuck in the streets of Glasgow, rather and later Dorset, England. Middle with 1961 (50 years ago) than risk his suffering vioIn recent years, he was You,” “Get It Mr. lence at the hands of his better known for alcoholRight Next The director of WashingRafferty Irish-born father, who would fueled incidents, apparent Time” and ton state fisheries says reguin 2003 often come home drunk. disappearances and poor “Right Down lations proposed by the Although sure of his own health than for his music. the Line” died at home International Pacific Salmon His last album, “Another peacefully with his daughter, abilities, Mr. Rafferty was Fisheries Commission could fearful of working with stars World,” was released in Martha, at his side. “ruin” salmon fishing for such as Eric Clapton and 2000. Known for his alcoholsport along the Strait of Paul McCartney. On occaism, Mr. Rafferty suffered Juan de Fuca. sion, his drinking would lead from kidney disease and Milo Moore said the proSeen Around him to smashing cases of was taken off a London hosposals would limit troll fishexpensive wine. Peninsula snapshots pital’s life-support system ing, both commercial and He was divorced from his two months ago to go home. sport, to one or two days a In a Port Townsend Mr. Rafferty was born in wife, Carla — who he met at restaurant, a woman week from July 16 to Paisley, near Glasgow, Sept. 23. explaining why a favorite played with Billy Connolly’s “This will practically ruin sweatshirt enjoys that stafolk outfit, the Humblebums, sports fishing at Neah Bay, Laugh Lines tus: “My hubby thinks I and co-founded the soft-rock Sekiu, Clallam Bay and east look hot in it.”. . . group Stealer’s Wheel before to the Angeles Point-William GREETING CARDS: enjoying a successful solo WANTED! “Seen Around” Head line a few miles west WHEN you care enough to items. Send them to PDN News career. of Port Angeles,” Moore said. send the very best but not Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Ange“Baker Street,” released DeWitt Gilbert of Seattle, enough to actually write les, WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; in 1978 and known for its something. chairman of the U.S.-Canada or e-mail news@peninsuladaily swooping guitar sounds and Your Monologue news.com. commission, said the group
has no intention of regulating sports fishing. Loyd Royal, director of the commission, said the group “never has nor does it now believe that regulation [by the commission] of hookand-line fishing for personal use is necessary.”
1986 (25 years ago) A 7-ton boom truck atop the Elwha Dam tilted and rolled off the dam’s bridge, bouncing 110 feet down the tiered backside into a pristine pool of the Elwha River. The unidentified driver jumped to safety before the truck rolled over. The accident spilled a small amount of petroleum products into the river, but Port Angeles water officials said the spill will not affect water drawn from the river for Port Angeles-area homes.
Did You Win? State lottery results
Tuesday’s Daily Game: 8-9-4 Tuesday’s Keno: 01-0811-16-17-26-29-30-35-3738-45-47-48-59-66-67-7074-75 Tuesday’s Match 4: 08-16-17-19 Tuesday’s Mega Millions: 04-08-15-25-47, Mega Ball: 42
Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2011. There are 360 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Jan. 5, 1896, an Austrian newspaper, Wiener Presse, reported the discovery by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen of a type of radiation that came to be known as “X-rays.” On this date: ■ In 1781, a British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burned Richmond, Va. ■ In 1809, the Treaty of the Dardanelles, which ended the Anglo-Turkish War, was concluded by the United Kingdom and the Ottoman Empire. ■ In 1895, French Capt. Alfred
Dreyfus, convicted of treason, was publicly stripped of his rank. He was ultimately vindicated. ■ In 1925, Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming became the first female governor in U.S. history. ■ In 1933, the 30th president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, died in Northampton, Mass., at age 60. ■ In 1949, in his State of the Union address, President Harry S. Truman labeled his administration the Fair Deal. ■ In 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed assistance to countries to help them resist Communist aggression; this became known as the Eisenhower Doctrine.
■ In 1970, the soap opera “All My Children” premiered on ABCTV. ■ In 1994, Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, died in Boston at age 81. ■ In 1998, Sonny Bono, the 1960s pop star-turned-politician, was killed when he struck a tree while skiing at the Heavenly Ski Resort on the Nevada-California state line; he was 62. ■ Ten years ago: In a blizzard of last-minute executive orders, President Bill Clinton curtailed road building and logging on federal forest land and reorganized the nation’s counterintelligence efforts.
■ Five years ago: Attacks across Iraq killed more than 120 Iraqis and 11 U.S. service members. Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson suggested that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s severe stroke was divine punishment for “dividing God’s land.” Robertson later apologized. ■ One year ago: President Barack Obama scolded 20 of his highest-level officials over the botched Christmas Day terror attack on an airliner bound for Detroit, taking them jointly to task for “a screw-up that could have been disastrous” and should have been avoided.
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Briefly: Nation GOP challenges Obama to join it on cutbacks WASHINGTON — On the brink of power, House Republicans challenged President Barack Obama on Tuesday to join them in a drive to cut federal spending, ban earmarks for favored projects and overhaul the nation’s tax code. At the same time, incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., conceded the new GOP majority intends to Cantor bypass its own new rules when it votes next week to wipe out the health care law approved by Democrats in 2010. “We just need to repeal it,” Cantor said of the effort to fulfill one of the party’s main campaign promises from last fall. Republicans, their ranks expanded by tea party-backed freshmen, take control of the House when the 112th Congress convenes at noon today. Across the Capitol, Democrats retained their majority in the November elections. But the 60 seats they controlled two years ago — enough to push through much of Obama’s agenda — will fall to 53.
Former prince dead BOSTON — The youngest son of the late shah of Iran was found dead Tuesday of an
apparent suicide at his home in Boston after he had “struggled for years to overcome his sorrow,” his brother said. “Once again, we are joined with mothers, father and relatives of so many victims of these dark times for our country,” the shah’s oldest son, Reza Pahlavi, wrote on his website in announcing the death of his brother, Alireza Pahlavi. Boston police said they found a man dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the city’s South End neighborhood. Police would not confirm the man’s identity, but a law enforcement official who was not authorized to release the man’s identity and asked for anonymity confirmed that the man was Alireza Pahlavi, 44.
New faces for Obama WASHINGTON — Retooling for a re-election run, President Barack Obama is shaking up his senior leadership team to deal with the new realities of his term: The era of big legislation is over, a massive campaign effort needs energy and people, and the White House is taking a toll on those who run it. Obama’s press secretary, Robert Gibbs, is likely to leave that job, and his interim chief of staff, Pete Rouse, may go, too. Those departures would significantly alter the management of the White House and the way it explains itself to the world. In the coming days and weeks, Obama is also expected to have a new chief economic adviser, a new senior political counselor and two new deputy chiefs of staff. The Associated Press
Briefly: World Bodyguard guns down governor in Pakistan
of two suspects. The picture, taken outside the councilman’s house in metropolitan Manila, clearly shows a man aiming his gun from behind the victim’s smiling three-member family, seconds ISLAMABAD — The governor of Pakistan’s most dominant before he was shot. The relatives — Councilman province was shot and killed Reynaldo Dagsa’s wife, daughTuesday by a bodyguard who ter and mother-in-law — are authorities said was angry seen standing beside the famiabout his opposition to blasly’s car, which has lights on, and phemy laws carrying the death sentence for insulting the Mus- the gunman, wearing a baseball cap, is bracing himself against lim faith. the vehicle and pointing his gun Punjab Gov. Salman Taseer, regarded as a moderate voice in at Dagsa. His face is slightly obscured a country increasingly beset by zealotry, was a close ally of U.S.- by the gun. The car was parked along an backed President Asif Ali Zardalley outside the Dagsas’ house. ari. In another corner of the phoHe is the highest-profile Paktograph is a man police identiistani political figure to be assassinated since former Prime fied as the assassin’s lookout. Minister Benazir Bhutto three years ago, and his death under- Al-Qaida influence? scores the growing danger in CAIRO — In the weeks this country to those who dare before the New Year’s Day suichallenge the demands of Islacide bombing of an Egyptian mist extremists. church, al-Qaida-linked webTaseer was riddled by gunsites carried a how-to manual shots while walking to his car on “destroying the cross,” comafter an afternoon meal at plete with videos on how to Kohsar Market, a shopping cen- build a bomb and the locations ter in Islamabad popular with of churches to target — includWesterners and wealthy Pakiing the one that was attacked. stanis. They may have found a He was shot in the back, said receptive audience in AlexanShaukat Kayani, a doctor at dria, where increasingly radicalPoly Clinic Hospital. ized Islamic hard-liners have been holding weekly anti-ChrisPhoto leads to arrests tian demonstrations, filled with venomous slogans against the MANILA, Philippines — minority community. Philippine police investigating the New Year’s Eve shooting The blast, which struck Satdeath of a local councilman did urday as worshippers were leavnot have to look further than ing midnight Mass at the Medithe last photograph the victim terranean city’s Saints Church, took. killed 21 people. That photo led to the arrest The Associated Press
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U.S. Navy Capt. Owen Honors appears in one of a series of profanity-laced comedy sketches that were broadcast on the USS Enterprise via closed-circuit television.
Navy fires captain for making lewd videos Dismissal comes more than 3 years after creating sketches By Anne Flaherty and Pauline Jelinek The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Navy brusquely fired the captain of the USS Enterprise on Tuesday, more than three years after he made lewd videos to boost morale for his crew, timing that put the military under pressure to explain why it acted only after the videos became public. Senior military officials said they were trying to determine who among Navy leaders knew about the videos when they were shown repeatedly in 2006 and 2007 to thousands of crew members aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. An investigation by U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Va., also is seeking to determine whether Capt. Owen Honors was reprimanded at the time. The episode has raised serious questions about whether military leaders can behave badly so long as the public doesn’t find out. “He showed bad judgment, and he embarrassed the Navy. “Those are things that are going to be hard for the Navy to ignore or to forgive,” said Stephen
Saltzburg, the general counsel of the National Institute of Military Justice and a law professor at George Washington University. Just two days after the videos were shown repeatedly on television, the Navy called a news conference Tuesday in Norfolk to announce that Honors was stepping down as ship commander and being reassigned to administrative duties ashore. “After personally reviewing the videos created while serving as executive officer, I have lost confidence in Capt. Honors’ ability to lead effectively,” said Adm. John Harvey, head of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, in Norfolk.
Not foolproof system Harvey declined to answer questions from reporters. The Pentagon said the disciplinary system isn’t foolproof but generally works. “There are always going to be people who do things they shouldn’t,” said Marine Corps Col. Dave Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman. “They will be held accountable.” Yet, Honors was set to deploy with the USS Enterprise this
month as the ship’s commander when The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk obtained videos he made three and four years ago as the carrier’s executive officer. Honors, who took command of the ship in May, appears in the videos using gay slurs, simulating masturbation and staging suggestive shower scenes. While many sailors aboard the ship at the time have defended Honors on Facebook postings — contending he was simply providing a much-needed morale boost during long deployments at sea — senior military officials interviewed by The Associated Press said the videos were extreme and showed a disturbing lack of judgment. No leaders in senior posts at the Pentagon and in the Navy could explain why, if Honors’ conduct was so questionable, he was promoted after the videos aired. Last week, the Navy said the videos were intended merely as “humorous skits” and stopped airing immediately after other senior officers became aware of them. According to the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen weren’t aware of the videos until this week. They were said to have left any disciplinary action up to the Navy.
Sacked Navy captain’s once bright future most likely over By Steve Szkotak and Dena Potter
The Associated Press
NORFOLK, Va. — Navy Capt. Owen Honors was an officer with a bright future, a hotshot fighter jock who rose to become commander of one of the most storied ships in the fleet, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. His undoing was a sense of humor that seemed a throwback to the Navy’s raucous, macho Tailhook days nearly two decades ago. Honors, 49, was sacked as commander of the Enterprise on Tuesday for what the Navy called a “profound lack of good judgment and professionalism” in making and showing to his crew raunchy comic videos three or four years ago. In the videos, Honors used gay slurs and pantomimed masturbation.
Once on track to be an admiral, Honors has been reassigned to administrative duties. Military experts said his career is probably over. “Unfortunately, when you’re an officer with that kind of responsibility and you make a big error in judgment, the price that you pay is often high, particularly if the mistake you made gets a lot of publicity,” said Stephen Saltzburg, general counsel of the National Institute of Military Justice and a law professor at George Washington University. The son of a small-town police commissioner in upstate New York, Honors graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1983 and attended the U.S. Naval Fighter Weapons School, which produces the Navy’s Top Gun pilots. Honors flew 85 combat missions in three theaters, landing on
15 different carriers. “Everybody regarded him as a great fighter pilot — a guy that you would want to enter a dogfight with,” said Ward Carroll, a former aviator who flew with Honors. Carroll was “Goose” to Honors’ “Maverick,” Carroll said, comparing himself and his friend to the main characters in the movie “Top Gun.” With his boyish looks, his sandy blond hair and his first two initials, O.P., he was dubbed “Opie” by his comrades. He was funny and irreverent but always professional, Carroll said. He said he doesn’t remember Honors ever using the homophobic words or expressing the anger seen in the videos. “The guy on the video, I don’t recognize,” he said.
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West: Buoys installed in canal to prevent drownings
Nation: Mom gives birth to twins in different years
Nation: Power line blamed for birds’ deaths
World: At least 1 person killed in Ivory Coast attack
A government agency on the front lines of the immigration debate has begun installing lifesaving buoys in a fast-moving canal along the U.S.Mexico border in southeast California where migrants drown each year as they sneak into the country illegally. The canal can pose extreme danger to people trying to swim across. Currents moving at 25 mph to 30 mph can be no match for immigrants who can’t swim. The decomposing corpses of immigrants rise to the surface bloated with gases after days underwater expanding like balloons. More than 500 people have drowned in the All-American Canal since the waterway was built in 1942.
A northern Illinois couple welcomed their new daughter to the world in the last minute of 2010 — and a twin son in the first minute of 2011. Ashley Fansler gave birth to Madisen Carin Lewis at 11:59 p.m. New Year’s Eve in Machesney Park, 85 miles northwest of Chicago. Aiden Everette Lewis was born a minute later, at midnight New Year’s Day. The Rockford Register Star reported that Fansler wasn’t due until the end of January, but doctors scheduled a caesarian section for Friday evening to avoid complications. The father, Brandon Lewis, said one of the doctors was counting the minutes down before the births.
Louisiana’s state wildlife veterinarian said at least some of an estimated 450 birds that died near Baton Rouge may have flown into a power line. Jim LaCour said Tuesday the grackles, starlings, brown-headed cowbirds and red-winged blackbirds had broken beaks and backs. The bird deaths Monday came a few days after about 3,000 blackbirds fell from the sky in central Arkansas. Scientists there said celebratory fireworks New Year’s Eve likely sent the birds into such a tizzy that they crashed into homes, cars and each other before plummeting to their deaths.
The head of the U.N.’s human rights office in Ivory Coast said at least one person was killed and as many as 130 arrested during an early morning raid on the headquarters of a party allied with the internationally recognized winner of last month’s presidential election. U.N. Human Rights Division Director Simon Munzu said he and his staff were barred from entering the building belonging to the party of Henri Konan Bedie on Tuesday hours after the shootout. Witnesses said security forces opened fire with automatic weapons for at least 20 minutes at around 5:30 a.m.
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Kayaker: Tide carried him farther into channel Continued from A1 But as Moses began to recall a simple human gesture by one of his rescuers, his voice halted, he turned his head away, and a listener finished his sentence for him. “You mean he unzipped his jacket and opened it to shield you from the wind?” Bill Beezley, spokesman for East Jefferson Fire-Rescue, prompted, and Moses nodded. At that point in the tale, Moses had been pulled aboard The Volunteer, otherwise known as Marine 16, Jefferson County Fire-Rescue’s lone marine vessel for use along the many miles of shoreline that trace the edges of the district’s jurisdiction. A Coast Guard marine force protection unit out of Naval Submarine Base Bangor also was nearby when Moses got in trouble. All Moses could see from his position as he was clinging to his kayak were two distant boats that he thought were fishing vessels until The Volunteer moved within 15 feet and began pitching him a line. It took four tries for the line to come close enough for him to wrap it around his wrist so that he could be pulled to safety. The day had started gently enough, recalled Moses, a passionate kayaker for the last five years. It was cold, but the sun was shining. He put his boat in the water at Port Townsend Boat Haven for a trip intended to avoid wind and waves. “I had minimal wind and waves although I did have a bit of wind-cocking to the north as I paddled along,” his story began in Moses’ written account. “After reaching Point Hudson, I decided to go around that corner and into Fort Worden bay just to stretch out the outing.
“When I approached Point Wilson at about 1:15 p.m., I failed to detect that the ebb was making Peninsula Daily News me move more quickly along the inside beach leading to One of Dale Moses’ the point,” he continued. first acts after his resAs soon as he realized cue was to make a $500 that the sea was pulling donation to the departhim, he tried to turn back ment that saved him. and saw what are called The next was to tell standing waves of more his story, with the hope than 4 feet directly ahead. that others could learn The tide’s strong ebb from it. began carrying him farther Bill Beezley, spokesout into the channel man for Jefferson between Point Wilson and County Fire-Rescue, Whidbey Island. said there are four main Moses had managed to lessons from Moses’ turn, but he was being experience that he pulled backward. wants all kayakers to He turned toward shore remember: and found himself “stern-to” ■ Respect the temand confronted with a large perature. Moses would standing wave. not have survived withHe hoped to ride the out his dry suit, and the wave back to safer water, waters are little warmer but the kayak veered, and in July than in January. “the wave rolled me over to Water wicks heat starboard and I was in the water.” Julie McCormick/for Peninsula Daily News And that was just the attempts, he didn’t think he The seal around the neck of Dale Moses’ dry first time. could successfully get back suit was broken due to worn grommets, and into the kayak and paddle once his kayak had flipped and landed him in Kicked out of kayak to safety. the water, the feet of his suit were soon filled “I was starting to realize Moses kicked out of his with water. I was in serious trouble,” he kayak and surfaced, his paddle leashed to his flota“I was starting to realize he attempted a third board- wrote. The 9-1-1 call from birdtion vest, grabbed onto his that some water was get- ing. boat and tried kicking ting into my dry suit,” he “I hadn’t done this drill watchers Mary Ann and Jay toward the shore, but the said. for perhaps two years since Merrill had come at current was too swift. He tried to get back in practicing on a summer 1:30 p.m. When Moses first saw Moses held onto his boat after righting the kayak as lake in my old kayak,” he the Coast Guard and fire and let the current take the current carried him at recalled. him. an angle into the Strait — It’s at this point that district boats coming, he “I was hoping it would toward Protection Island Moses thinks he started to had likely been in the water bend around the point to and into the ocean — but feel the effects of hypo- about 45 minutes. They weren’t yet close quieter water where I could his body rolled, and he was thermia. self-rescue and get back in flipped again. He forgot he was sup- enough for him to see resthe kayak,” he wrote. An immediate second posed to put the paddle cue was on the way. “Finally I was within He struggled to keep his attempt also failed. inside the inflated pouch. left boot — calf-high neoThe water temperature Instead, he stuck it into an hailing distance and I waved my right arm and prene for kayaking — from that day was reported at outside strap. falling off while being swept about 46 degrees, but Moses He was able to get the the crewman on the bow past the point and light- wrote that he didn’t feel top of his body onto the waved back. I think at that house, “concerned just how especially cold yet. kayak, reduce the exertion point my self-control started far out in the Strait the curBy this time, both boots of swimming and get some to come unglued with relief,” he wrote. rent was going to carry me,” were gone, dragged off as of his breath back. The rest is history, as he said. the inner booties attached He tried kicking toward He sensed a lessening of to his leaking suit filled shore, but his booties were they say. The flatbottomed Voluncurrent and waves but still with water. filled with water. He could had to struggle to keep his It was time to rig the see people watching from teer beached at the Marine Science Center to a waiting head up to breathe. paddle float strapped to his near the lighthouse. Then it hit him. kayak to help stabilize it as After three failed aid car, Moses’ body was
Safety tips for kayakers away faster than air, but the air is always colder on the water, and wind can come up quickly, so all boaters should be prepared with extra layers. ■ Mentally go through the possibility of finding yourself in the water and what you’re going to do about it. Most areas have clubs that offer training sessions for most eventualities. ■ Never kayak alone. ■ Stay away from known hazards like the rip currents around the Point Wilson lighthouse that nearly cost Moses his life. shaking violently, and his temperature may have been down to the low 90s, when “you lose your ability to reason.” His blood glucose was dangerously high for his diabetic condition, and his blood pressure had also soared. Emergency treatment at the scene and at later at Jefferson Healthcare hospital allowed him to go home two hours after admission. “I was very lucky,” Moses wrote. “My equipment served me fairly well, but it could have been better. “Even if I could have gotten ashore under my own power, I think hypothermia might well have done me in.”
________ Julie McCormick is a freelance writer and photographer living in Port Townsend. Phone her at 360385-4645 or e-mail julie email@example.com.
Ferry: Salish 2nd of 3 Kwa-di Tabil Class boats Continued from A1 “We told the people of Whidbey Island that this boat was going to sail on the Coupeville-Port Townsend run, and I know that it will sail successfully on that route.” News about Tuesday’s christening was announced only one day in advance, and there was no delegation from Port Townsend present at the ceremony. Haugen was joined by her house colleague, Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-Mercer Island — who chairs the House Transportation Committee — state Secretary of Transportation Paula Hammond and Assistant Transportation Secretary David Moseley at Todd Pacific Shipyards, where the boat, which is about 80 percent finished, was put into the water last week.
The Salish, a 64-vehicle ferry, is the second of three Kwa-di Tabil Class boats contracted by the state at a cost of $213.2 million to be built by Todd. The first, the MV Chetzemoka, began service on the Port TownsendCoupeville run in November. The Salish was slated to become the second boat on that run, bringing the route to full strength for the first time since the Steel Electrics were taken out of service in 2007. That plan was cast into doubt beginning in November, when Gov. Chris Gregoire called for transportation budget cuts and Moseley suggested that one costsaving option would be to put the Salish on the San Juan Islands route — and leave the Port TownsendCoupeville route with only
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of Haugen. “The question is how we are going to make up the savings that would have accrued by rerouting the boat.” All three representatives of the 24th District, which covers Jefferson and Clallam counties and a portion of Grays Harbor County — Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim; Sen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam; and legislator-elect Steve Tharinger, D-Sequim — have said that ensuring the route has two boats is a priority for them. Wherever it begins its service, the Salish’s inauguration will be less spectacular than the November inaugural run ceremony for the Chetzemoka, which included the governor and other dignitaries. Moseley said that the christening for the Salish
was more traditional than that for the Chetzemoka, which was the state’s first new ferry in more than a decade. The christening for the Salish occurred as the boat first went into the water. The Chetzemoka’s situation was unusual as the boat had been in use for several weeks undergoing tests before its christening. “With the Chetzemoka, we were pressed for time, and a christening would have taken three days, during which we would have had to stop working,” he said. “We aren’t under those kind of constraints now and decided to do it more traditionally.”
Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or charlie.bermant@ peninsuladailynews.com.
Lottery: Sales tripled in Forks Continued from A1 $100 worth,” Ramey said. “We’re selling a lot more As fantasies of fortune tickets than normal, of kept the customers coming, course, but it’s $5 here, $5 clerks and store owners there.” reported double and triple The largest jackpot in the normal sales. the world is believed to have “We’re seeing a lot of been the $390 million Mega faces we haven’t seen Millions prize March 6, before,” said Roger Ramey, 2007. who owns Penny Saver If there was no winner Mart in Port Townsend. from Tuesday’s drawing, Customers spent an Mega Millions will smash average of $5 on tickets, he that record with a $480 milsaid. One Mega Millions lion rollover jackpot for Friticket costs $1. day night. “No one has been buying Sheri Bowers at Bill’s
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Texaco in Forks said lotto sales had “about tripled” Tuesday. “We’ve had a couple buy 50,” she said. “There’s been a lot of tens and mostly fives.” In the Mega Millions game, players try to win by matching five regular numbers plus the Mega Ball. “Every other customer bought a ticket,” said Daljit Seera, who helps his family run the 76 Food Mart in Port Angeles. He said one customer spent $120 on Mega Millions tickets last Friday, when the jackpot was still in the paltry $200 millions. Seera’s wife, Kulwinder Seera, said sales picked up when the jackpot reached
$240 million last week. Tom Headley, who works at the Port Townsend liquor store, said most customers were spending $2, $5 or $10 on tickets. “We doing our fair share,” he said. Craig Thompson had been on duty at the Carlsborg Station for a half-hour when he reported a noticeable spike in lottery sales. “It’s like every other person,” Thompson said. “Most people are buying two or four or five at a time.”
________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.
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the 2011 legislative session begins Monday, lawmakers will face a projected $4.6 billion deficit. But she has a simple answer about how she can guarantee the boat will go where she says it should: “I write the budget,” she said. Aside from the promise to the local citizens, Haugen said the two boats provide an essential economic lifeline to the region. Hammond and Moseley are less certain but say Haugen can pull it off. “If we can find the money, then by golly, we should bring the boat there,” Hammond said. “The problem is we are short on money and have a tough session ahead.” “She’s the chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and a very effective legislator,” Moseley said
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one boat. Relocating the Salish would be part of a series of vessel reassignments that would result in the de-crewing of a 144-car Super Class Vessel, representing a savings of $10.4 million per year, Washington State Ferries Deputy Chief Jean Baker has said. Haugen voiced immediate opposition to that change, which she underscored Tuesday. She came close to tears both during her public comments and in a subsequent private discussion. “I do get emotional about this,” she said. “The people are emotional about this. They were given a promise, and by God, I’m going to keep it.” Haugen acknowledged that the state is undergoing tough budget times. When
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Stenson retrial case booted back By Tom Callis
Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Double-murderer Darold Stenson’s plea for a retrial has once again been kicked back to Clallam County Superior Court. The state Supreme Court has asked Clallam County Judge Ken Williams to conclude by Jan. 21 whether the prosecution suppressed evidence during the former Sequim man’s 1994 trial. Stenson, 58, was found guilty of shooting his
28-year-old wife, Denise, and his 33-year-old business p a r t n e r, F r a n k Hoerner, to death on his Stenson bird farm southwest of Sequim in 1993. He is in prison in Walla Walla. The evidence in question is the same photograph that was the focus of an eightday hearing in Port Angeles last March.
In the photo, discovered by Stenson’s legal team in 2009, the lead investigator in the case is seen wearing the death row inmate’s blood-stained jeans. The investigator donned the jeans at the request of a blood-spatter expert who thought it would help determine whether Stenson got blood on his pants by kneeling by the victims or attacking them. Stenson’s lawyers argued that the investigator contaminated the evidence since he was not wearing
gloves and because a front pocket can be seen turned inside-out. The FBI, in that same pocket, found gunshot residue after the photo was taken. Williams, who presided over the trial, concluded in April that the gunshot residue should not have been used as evidence due to the possibility of contamination. But he also found that the exclusion of that evidence “would not have probably changed the outcome
of the trial.” Williams sent his findings to the Supreme Court — which requested that the hearing be held in the county’s Superior Court — to make a final determination on whether Stenson should have a retrial. Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly said the state high court is now asking the judge to be more specific by stating whether the photo was suppressed by the prosecution and whether that affected his ability to have a
fair trial. Kelly is one of the two attorneys representing the state during Stenson’s fight for a new trial. In September, Williams also ordered a bullet from the crime scene to be tested for DNA. The results have not been announced, Kelly said.
________ Reporter Tom Callis can be reached at 360-417-3532 or at tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. com.
Clallam commissioner chairman re-elected By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Mike Doherty will keep the gavel as chairman of the Clallam Board of County Commissioners. Doherty was reappointed Tuesday to the one-year position by fellow commissioners Mike Chapman and Steve Tharinger. Chapman was re-elected as vice chairman of the
ests for the three commissioners. “This is a quite equal number of departments within the courthouse that the board sits on as kind of a liaison to different departments,” Doherty said. “The theory is that elected officials and department heads can come to an Areas of interest individual board member, The board also passed a and then they’ll chat about resolution establishing bringing that in front of the departmental areas of inter- whole board in a regular county’s governing board. In addition to his duties at the county, Tharinger begins his first term this month as a 24th District representative in the state Legislature. He participated in Tuesday’s county meeting via speakerphone.
meeting and if it’s needed or not. “We’re trying to have a better line of communication.” Most of the departments will have the same liaison as they did last year. Doherty’s areas of interests for 2011 are assessor, auditor, community development, heath and human services and Washington State University Extension.
Chapman’s areas are sheriff, clerk, District Court No. 1, human resources, juvenile services, parks, fair and facilities. Tharinger’s areas of interest are District Court No. 2, information technology, law library, prosecuting attorney, roads, utilities and Superior Court. Commissioners also confirmed their appointments to various advisory boards and committees.
“This is the kind of annual distribution among the three commissioners of the various boards and commissions inside and outside of Clallam County that we represent that county on,” Doherty said.
________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.
Seminar to discuss ‘Boards PA council thanks city manager, but no pay hike on Fire,’ nonprofit fundraising By Tom Callis
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PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles City Council thanked Kent Myers on Tuesday for a job well-done but opted for no changes to the city manager’s salary after his annual employment review. Mayor Dan Di Guilio said after a 25-minute closed-door executive session that it is not the Myers time for pay raises for city administrators since City Hall has been seeking concessions from unions, including a wage freeze. “It doesn’t reflect on the job that he is doing,” he said. “It’s just a reflection of the economic times right now.”
“We believe that he is doing a very good job,” Di Guilio said. Myers, as city manager, oversees 230 full-time employees and a budget of $124.5 million for 2011. The council hired Myers in December 2008, with a salary of $150,000, to replace interim City Manager Jerry Osterman.
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$180,120 With health benefits and retirement contributions, Myers’ employment costs the city $180,120, said Bob Coons, city human resources manager. As part of his contract, Myers receives 30 days of general leave a year. Leave not used rolls over to the next year for all city employees, Coons said. The cap is 960 hours. Myers has 37.5 days of accrued leave, he said.
He received a 5 percent increase during his first employment review about one year ago, which bumped his pay to $157,590 a year. Osterman came on board as the temporarily replacement for Mark Madsen, who resigned in 2008 citing “untenable, hostile working conditions” with some coun________ cil members. Madsen made $148,000 a year and Reporter Tom Callis can be received $37,000 in sever- reached at 360-417-3532 or at ance pay. tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. Myers’ contract provides com.
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would begin next fall, at its Feb. 4-5 meeting in Olympia. The proposed rule has stirred concerns about the possible closure of Lake Sutherland, west of Port PORT ANGELES — An Angeles. 88-foot fishing vessel that Most of the 125 people Fishing moratorium ran aground near Neah at a Dec. 15 hearing in Port OLYMPIA — The state Bay on Monday is back Angeles showed support for afloat. Fish and Wildlife Commis- a fishing moratorium for The state Department of sion will conduct a public the river as long as it Ecology, Coast Guard and hearing Friday on a prodidn’t include the lake. Makah tribe used the high posed five-year fishing Fish & Wildlife is protide to pull the Kristina moratorium for the Elwha posing the moratorium for Rose from the beach at River and its tributaries. the Elwha River to help Shipwreck Point at about The hearing is schedprotect fish runs during 2 a.m. Tuesday. uled for 1:15 p.m. in Room and after a $350 million A second fishing vessel 172 on the first floor of the project to remove the 108helped tow the commercial Natural Resources Buildfoot Elwha Dam and the boat to Neah Bay. ing, 1111 S.E. Washington 210-foot Glines Canyon Ecology spokeswoman St., Olympia, during a two- Dam, beginning in SeptemKim Schmanke said there day meeting of the commis- ber. was no oil spill from the sion. The agenda is at www. boat. The panel, which sets wdfw.wa.gov/commission/ Crews placed a floating policy for the state Depart- meetings.html. A link in the boom around the vessel as agenda goes to the fishing ment of Fish & Wildlife, is a precaution until the moratorium proposal. scheduled to make a deciCoast Guard inspects it. Peninsula Daily News sion on the proposed fishSchmanke said the boat and The Associated Press ing moratorium, which could be carrying as much as 1,100 gallons of diesel and an additional 500 gallons of hydraulic oil. The Coast Guard has airlifted two crew members from the boat as a precaution. sentation on the proposed Port Angeles School District levy on the Feb. 8 ballot and hear reports on physician agreements and the Lean Process Improvement.
Port Townsend discussion to focus on funding gap By Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The slow economy has taken its toll on nonprofit organizations’ ability to raise money to support their operations, requiring them to change their focus and seek funds from individual sources, according to the head of a local foundation. “With all the governmental budget cuts, nonprofits need to turn their attention to individuals,” said Jefferson County Community Foundation Executive Director Kris Mayer.
Americans ‘generous’ “Americans are generous people, and a lot of them haven’t contributed to nonprofits because they haven’t been asked in a way that makes intellectual sense to them.” The topic will be discussed in a seminar titled “Boards on Fire: Inspiring Your Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully,” which is based on a book by Susan Howlett. Howlett will lead the discussion at 6 p.m. Thurs-
“With all the governmental budget cuts, nonprofits need to turn their attention to individuals. Americans are generous people, and a lot of them haven’t contributed to nonprofits because they haven’t been asked in a way that makes intellectual sense to them.”
Kris Mayer Jefferson County Community Foundation executive director
day at the Port Townsend Public Library, 1120 Lawrence St. The event is intended for board members of nonprofit organizations who “need to understand we are living in a new reality,” Mayer said. About 100 nonprofits exist in Jefferson County, she said, adding that 80 people have signed up for Thursday’s discussion.
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PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Medical Center commissioners have added an executive session to their meeting scheduled today. The commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. in a closed session to discuss personnel matters in the Fairshter Room at Olympic Medical Center at 939 E. Caroline St., Port Angeles. The regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Linkletter Hall in the basement of the hospital. At the regular meeting, commissioners will elect board officers, hear a pre-
As government cuts back on support of basic services, the community needs to fill these gaps with philanthropy, she said. The event costs $10. Based in Seattle For more information, Howlett, based in Seat- phone 360-379-3667 or tle and a consultant to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. more than 1,000 organiza________ tions across the nation, has Jefferson County Reporter helped nonprofits raise Charlie Bermant can be reached money for 35 years. at 360-385-2335 or charlie. She will talk about 10 bermant@peninsuladailynews. major roadblocks to fund- com. raising, as well as the best ways to raise money with the least time and effort. Mayer said that 85 percent of philanthropic money is available from individuals, a source that is untapped.
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Death and Memorial Notice Trish Schultz
Ms. Schultz Angeles, on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 1 p.m.
Donald E. Barrows September 5, 1918 January 1, 2011
E.J. “Bud” McCall, age 87, passed away quietly at home while surrounded by his family. The cause of death was cancer. Bud accomplished this feat with the same dignity, quiet determination and humor that he had shown in all of his lifetime accomplishments. He will be greatly missed by his family, many, many friends and neighbors. Bud was born February 13, 1923, to Agnes J. (Vale) McCall and Edmond Vern McCall in Tacoma. He was raised in Tacoma, Seattle and Bremerton, and graduated from Lincoln High School in Seattle. E.J. was proud to serve our country during World
nar served aboard the USS Passumpsic (AO107) and was promoted to Lieutenant. Ragnar served 24 years of continuous sea duty. His only tour of shore duty was served at Naval Ammunition Depot Bangor, Washington, where he retired from the Navy in 1968. He served in World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. After retirement from the Navy, Ragnar worked as a steamship agent in California until his retirement from his civilian career in 1977. He, his wife, Carolyn, and son, Patrick, then moved to Sequim. In 2008, The Valley Forge Reunion Club and Navy Region Northwest honored Ragnar for his dedication and service to the U. S. Navy and the Valley Forge. He was awarded a commemorative coin to recognize and honor his outstanding service and leadership.
LT, USN, Retired October 5, 1921 December 10, 2010 Mr. Barrows Donald J. and Connie Barrows; daughter and son-in-law, Marie A. and Jim Collings; grandchildren, Kirsten and Adam Barrows; and greatgrandchild, Addison Staley. Memorial services will be held at Seaport Landing Retirement and Assisted Living Facility, 1201 Hancock Street, Port Townsend, on Friday, January 7, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. A private interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Chimacum.
Ragnar was born in Nedre Eiker, Norway. In 1928, he, his parents, his two brothers and his sister emigrated from Norway to Everett, Washington. They had little money and spoke no English. With hard work, the family earned a living, learned English and became citizens. In 1942, Ragnar joined the United States Navy. He proudly served as a career sailor and officer. Ragnar was a respected leader of men in combat and in life. He served aboard the USS Cahaba (A082). Later, he was assigned to the USS Valley Forge (CV45). Ragnar reported aboard as Boatswain’s Mate First Class. Fifteen years and 3 months later, he left the
Mr. Temte Valley as a Lieutenant Junior Grade. On the USS Valley Forge, Ragnar made a world tour and visited his beloved Norway. The Valley became the first U.S. aircraft carrier to circumnavigate the globe (19471948) since the Great White Fleet cruised around the world in 1907 under the command of Admiral Dewey. After the Valley, Rag-
Ragnar enjoyed square dancing, traveling and wine making. He dearly loved his cat, Maddielion. In addition to his wife and son, he will be missed by brother, Jens, of Marysville, Washington; sister, Randi Hughes of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; sister-in-law, Helen (Gunnar) of Seattle, Washington, sister-in-law, Twila Bivins of Ohio; many wonderful nieces and nephews, and a host of marvelous friends, especially Anne Won and family of Germany. A memorial service will be held January 15, 2011, at 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim. Memorial donations may be made to Peninsula Friends of Animals. P.O. Box 404, Sequim, WA 98382. “Oh, it was such perfect day. I am glad I spent it with you.”
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December 29, 1940 December 24, 2010
Duane Lucian Starks
Soldo of Clovis, California, and James Lucian (Pete) Starks of Orlando, Florida. They belonged to several bowling leagues, and in 1963, won a jitterbug contest (out of 300 contestants) at Lynnwood, Washington. They divorced in 1968. During the late 1960s heyday of logging, Duane’s log truck, Duane L. Starks We Haul A-Trucking, was infamous. In the mid-1970s he became a longshoreman from which he retired in 1996. He loved bowling, playing cards, golfing and having a tall cool one with his crew. Duane was a member of long standing in the Moose Club. It was often said that he “owned” several of the bar stools there. “Starkey,” as he is affectionately known, was a history buff. You could ask anything about U.S. history (especially World War II) and he knew the answer. He loved old black-andwhite World War II movies starring John Wayne, which he watched over and over.
June 30, 1936 December 24, 2010
Kathleen McGarvie liams of Maple Valley, Washington, Toni McGarvie of Bremerton, Washington, Heather (Doug) Poats of Joyce, Darren McGarvie of Joyce, Patrick McGarvie of Tacoma, Washington, V. Francie (Doug) Baker of Port Angeles, Ryan (JoAnna) McGarvie of Joyce, Jennifer (Christine) McGarvie of Port Angeles and Zachary McGarvie of Joyce. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren. Her memorial service will be held at Bethany Pentecostal Church, 508 South Francis Street, Port Angeles, on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 2 p.m.
Death Notices Mildred B. Montgomery March 13, 1924 — Jan. 2, 2011
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Duane Starks Peinado, before divorcing. Upon returning to Port Angeles, Duane became active in the Port Angeles Motorcycle Club. He was a fearless “flat tracker” and avid hill climber. PAMC had a hill climb (now Four Seasons Ranch) which attracted international motorcycle hill climbers. In 1962, he met and married Shirley Jean Coker. Their children are Deborah Joy (Debbie) Starks of Port Angeles, Michael Duane (Mickey) Starks of Sequim, twins, Christina Mae (Penny)
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Duane Lucian Starks passed away quietly Christmas Eve morning at 6 a.m. Duane was born to Elmer “Pete” Starks and Alice Christine (Brager) Starks on June 30, 1936, at the family farm in Fairview, outside of Port Angeles. He attended Fairview Elementary School and graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1954. Duane was a Boy Scout and avid baseball player who threw a mean knuckleball. In his youth he was going to be a minister, but after graduating changed his mind and joined the Navy from 1954 to 1958. After mustering out of the Navy, he joined the Coast Guard Reserve from 1958 to 1962. While in the Navy in California, he met and married Rosetta Mae Wilkerson. They had one daughter, Cheryl Starks/
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War II in the Army Signal Corps in Burma and India. Bud retired as Supervisor from U.S. West Communications (now called Qwest) in 1979, after 38 years of service in various capacities. He was originally transferred to Port Angeles in 1947, to help prepare for converting the phone system from man-
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Hines, Micheal Dixon, and Patsy (John) Samuelson; two great-grandchildren Emma McCall and Khloe Samuelson; and his best friend and traveling companion, Jo Robb. A potluck celebration of life will be held on February 13, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Dominion Terrace Community Club House, 1301 South Third Avenue, Sequim. Bring something yummy to eat and funny (or not) stories of Bud to share. Memorial contributions may be sent to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362, to keep this very valuable organization available to help more people of Clallam County. Cremation services were provided by Drennan-Ford Funeral and Crematory Inc. of Port Angeles.
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Kathleen Marie “Katie” McGarvie, 69, died on December 24, 2010, in Sequim. She was born on December 29, 1940, in Port Angeles to Joseph and Delores (Stanard) Daly. On August 16, 1958, she married Michael V. McGarvie of Joyce. Together they raised nine children. Katie was a dedicated homemaker and an accomplished artist, and was active in many local civic events throughout her life. She was a talented and creative woman who enjoyed traveling, gardening, painting, writing, cooking and spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her parents and her granddaughter, Lexi. She is survived by her husband, Michael McGarvie; her brother, Timothy (Nora) Daly of Aberdeen, Washington; her sister, Vernell Lidden of Greely, Colorado; her children, Erin (Todd) Wil-
ual operations to a dial system. Edmond married Adele J. Senz on September 5,1948. They were divorced in 1988. Bud was an avid hiker and backpacker, and was a member and past president of the Klahhane Hiking Club. He was also a member of the Elks Club, Telephone Pioneers of America, Sequim VFW and Sequim Senior Center ,and loved to play bridge at the Sequim Senior Center Bridge Club and the Dominion Terrace Community Center. Edmond is survived by a sister, Betty Loomis of Seattle, Washington; daughters, Janis (Leon) Dixon of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Susan (John) Lee of Port Angeles; and sons, Kevin and Patrick McCall, also of Port Angeles; five grandchildren, Jennifer Schaefer, Marcie McCall, Elesia (Mike)
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Death and Memorial Notice Donald E. Barrows, 92, of Port Townsend passed away January 1, 2011, of congestive heart failure. He was born in Chimacum on September 5, 1918, to William and Ethel Irene (Hackett) Barrows. Mr. Barrows married Eleanor Ann Splonskowski on June 25, 1939, in Eugene, Oregon. She preceded him in death in 1990. Don joined the U.S. Army and served from April 7, 1944, through June 13, 1946, including service in Europe. He was employed at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill for 37 years until his retirement in 1977. Don loved to fish and go crabbing as well as cook. He had a big vegetable garden and beautiful yard. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law,
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January 29, 1962 December 24, 2010 Trish Schultz, 48, of Port Angeles passed away on December 24, 2010. She was born January 29, 1962. Her survivors include her sons, George Peterson, Mike Peterson, and Jack Keend; daughters, Ali Peterson and Mindy Thurman; parents, Judy Wing and Walter Newberry; as well as sister, Pam Young. Memorial services will be held at Independent Bible Church, 116 East Ahlvers Road, Port
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Steelhead fishing leaves ’em cold It was daylight on the river. The stars were fading in the cold gray sky. The river Pat looked like a smoking caulNeal dron of black water oozing through a canyon of frozen rock beneath a tunnel of leaning trees. Causing questions to be asked like, what on Earth are we doing floating down a river in the darkest days of winter? The answer is simple enough. We are fishing for the winter run steelhead. These have been called the fish of a thousand casts, but no one who fishes for them bothers
to count. Sometimes it’s better not to know just how much effort is required to catch a steelhead. Whether it’s a thousand casts in the river, oar strokes on a drift boat or white-knuckle miles of ice covered road, people who fish for steelhead just don’t seem to care. In fact, once you start accounting for all the time and effort steelheading demands, it may be time to hang it up and get a life. Real steelheaders actually like the nasty weather. They cling to the false hope that freezing temperatures will keep the competition at home where they belong — near a good hot fire in the wood stove. Judging from the crowds fishing the West End these days, the weather has not been cold enough to make a dent in the hordes of anglers who invade Forks every
year at about this time. Some of the locals claim steelheaders are insane — but compared to what? Some of my seasonably depressed fancy friends use winter as an excuse to vacation in a tropical paradise. They think that if they can get away from the endless gray of the Pacific Northwest winter, life will be worth living. This is a bad mistake. You still have to come back home from your tropical vacation. There to face what’s left of the dark and dreary winter with its bills, leaky roofs and pipes that froze in your absence. As the slush melts into a pond in your basement, you wonder just why you returned from that tropical paradise, to a world where it never seems to stop raining. Meanwhile, a steelheader who has just spent the week on the
Peninsula Voices It’s democracy For those who didn’t read it, the commentary by Jen Lancaster in the Sunday PDN [“Mr. WikiLeaks, Let’s Get Real,” Jan. 2] is just the kind of naiveté (cloaked in humor) that threatens American society today. She postulates that “all of us can agree on one thing: that Julian Assange should please stick a cork in his WikiLeaks. . . .” Her reasons? “Our leaders have national securitytype discussion . . ., and that “no one wants to friend or follow covert info about Pakistan’s nuclear policy.” Actually I want to know as much as possible about everything our government does excepting those things that might endanger someone. It’s called democracy. (In spite of warnings to the contrary by government spokespersons, not one example of someone being hurt by the leaks has been exposed.) By not caring or wanting to know what’s going on between governments and especially what’s going on between our government and the moneyed few
verge of hypothermia is thrilled with the prospect of a nice warm rain. It will make the rivers rise and bring in more fish. What if we have another nasty Canadian cold snap on the way? That’s great news to a steelheader. It will make the rivers drop back to perfect shape. All weather is good weather for the delusional steelheader. Many of them have grown an extra layer of fur and blubber as a physical adaptation to the arctic conditions of winter fishing. Some fishermen even claim they have heated drift boats. Anyone who says that is either an optimist, a liar, a guide or all of the above. An open drift boat is impossible to heat. Boat heaters can also be tricky. Usually about the time you feel your feet starting to
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(e.g., Goldman Sachs, et.al.) we become malleable sheep and, sadly, get what we deserve. Ms. Lancaster goes on to say that Mr. Assange would do better by filling us in on which stars are having plastic surgery, and exposing the 11 herbs and spices the Colonel uses. Sort of a funny line except that her recommendation is exactly what our government (and the industries that control it) wants us to be concerned about. We’ve become a numbed out society — a society that desperately needs more, not less, information about the secrets that plot our futures. So, go for it, Mr. Assange. George Bush, Port Townsend 24-hour war zone with Cabela’s night vision equipDungeness hunting ment.” This comment is false Re the letter “Almost because hunting is Nothing Left” on Dec. 31: restricted to daylight hours I want to correct some for only three days a week. statements made by the He said, “I fear being fellow on Twin View Drive. shot as bullets often fly my He cannot be talking about duck hunters on the way.” This is absurd because Lower Dungeness Unit, there are no rifles or bulbecause the designated lets, only shotguns and public hunting area is steel pellets with an effecalmost one-half mile from tive range of 60 yards. the homes. He said, “the area is a He asked why our gov-
ernment allows people to kill off wildlife. The truth is, hunting does not adversely impact the migratory waterfowl population because hunting is part of the management process. In fact, the government regulates bag limits for each species and season duration according to annual population surveys. Ron McPherson, Sequim
thaw out in front of the heater, your boots are on fire. This can be a bad time to hook a fish. A silver torpedo jumps out of the river. People start screaming at you. You try to reel in the fish with icy fingers in frozen mittens that accidently push the reel’s free spool button. Causing a huge bird’s nest of tangled line that breaks with a crack like a pistol shot as the fish heads back downriver. You sit in a cloud of burning rubber smoke and can’t wait to do it again.
Pat Neal is a North Olympic Peninsula fishing guide and “wilderness gossip columnist.” Neal can be reached at 360683-9867 or e-mail at email@example.com. Pat’s column appears here every Wednesday.
Drunken driving I am heartily offended by those “do gooders” who object to police traffic stoppages in the search for the damnable DUI. These persons willing to take a serious chance at death or mayhem must be stopped. Period. These persons that take this chance deserve no less than serious fines and prison time with no leniency offered or allowed. These persons caught
while driving without a license lost for a DUI must be vigorously punished. They must not be allowed to hurt others in any way. The innocent must be protected, not the perpetrator. There can be no doubt that the persons driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol have taken a criminal act after due consideration and must be slammed down in court. They have accepted the fact that they would have been criminally afoot and must suffer for their intention. If this is not sufficiently stated by the Washington state congress, it should be. Police must be given the right to stop criminals. Those that insist that individual rights are being violated should get their heads on straight and realize which rights are being by whom. Murder is murder. It is not a marginal thing to the dead or the murdering person, for driving while under the influence is a purposeful act, albeit by idiots. Daniel Zimm, Port Townsend
What will make this a better year As always, when the talk turns from bad gift buys (a windsock? a cookbook?) to resolutions, I figure it’s time to deconstruct the Christmas tree, a chore I look forward to about as much as emptying the dishwasher. But ever since the 27th of December, the tree presents me with an unmistakable truth: No part of romanticizing the holiday is still possible. I just want to go to bed and wake up in a new year. Funny, it’s Jan. 2. The tree remains. There’s still something fragrant in its branches. Something alive. It seems cruel to hermetically seal it in a giant plastic bag, so snug it will need a forceps delivery before it can be shredded. Now, of course, hubby Larry lectures about the tree becoming a fire hazard, how its brownish tinge proves I’m crazy. So I lecture back, reminding him how I have a couple of standards, buddy, when putting away
Before we dismantle the tree, we’ll linger in front of its white glow and go over what we believe will make 2011 a better year. Our appreciation ritual used sentimental to involve personal accomplishMary Lou our stuff. ments, but it’s worldly feats that Sanelli In fact, my move us nowadays. Since we are post-tree M.O. so mature and all. is as well My thank you list is ready: thought out as, Thank you, EPA, for pressing say, the ahead on greenhouse rules! mechanics of Thank you, Interior Departmy speaking ment, for reinstating wilderness circuit: protection! Before I And thank you, sweet halleluaccept an jah, thank you, U.S.-Russian engagement, I nuclear arms pact. Anything to want the event assure I do not turn to ash in a programmer to appreciate my millisecond before I am even work. dead helps me sleep sounder. Second, I want her to underAnd the repeal of “don’t ask, stand I require a lapel mic, not a don’t tell,” OMG thank you! hand-held, I absolutely need my On Dec. 18, my friend, RJ hands to talk. (Richard James, but don’t ask And, oh, I’m sorry, there must him what his real name is and be some kind of mistake because, he won’t tell you), a nurse, came oh yes, I do expect to be paid. over and sat with me, all choked Tonight’s the night. up and deliriously happy.
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RJ has so much compassion for all living creatures. He wields his huge belly around like a magic wand but never tries to force his version of things on that of another, nothing like that. He just spreads goodness around like so much angel dust, saying things like, “Have you ever noticed, darling, how the whole world talks about peace on Earth, but they aren’t willing to make sure it occurs?” When I say I have noticed, he says, “They mean well, the masses; they just don’t have the right masseuse.” Anyway, there is enough hope in the last couple of paragraphs to make me believe the year ahead will be splendid . . . short of North Korea going off the deep end, Afghanistan becoming a war without end, or my youngest Port Townsend friend, Shanta, marrying too soon again. Wait! There is one more thing I’m worried about.
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Yesterday, I heard one man tell another how, between his iPad, iPhone and laptop, he didn’t have time to read anymore. People! Stop! Reclaim your life! We are well on our way to being robots. We are drunk on technology in the same way the Russians guzzled the vodka. And look what happened to them! I hope RJ is right about people. The corner in our living room will be unbelievably naked for a few days.
________ Mary Lou Sanelli, writer, poet and performer, divides her time between Port Townsend and Seattle. Her latest book is Among Friends. She can be reached via her website, www.marylousanelli. com. Her column appears on the first Wednesday of each month, The next one will be Feb. 2.
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Alternatives sought to proposed cuts $4.6 billion deficit faces lawmakers
24th District reps say they’ll look for solutions
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OLYMPIA — Legislators plan to seek alternatives to Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposal of eliminating statefunded health care for the poor and assistance to the disabled, leaders said Tuesday. But Gregoire said the state’s budget is in such bad shape that there aren’t many programs or services left for lawmakers to cut and deliver a balanced budget. “I’ve been where they’ve been,” Gregoire said at an annual legislative forum sponsored by The Associated Press. “They’re several months behind me, and I went in with the exact same attitude that they’re expressing now. But when they get down to it, there aren’t any options. “We ought to step up and say there are things we can’t do anymore,” she said.
$4.6 billion deficit When the 2011 legislative session begins Monday, lawmakers will be tasked with patching a projected $4.6 billion deficit as the state slogs through a moribund economy.
delivery of serThe 24th District’s vices and representatives in the possibly state Legislature said closing they would try to find some tax alternative solutions to loopsome of Gov. Chris Gre- holes. goire’s proposed cuts. Van De Wege “The “Our budget probably state has won’t look anything like to come the governor’s budget,” out with a budget said Kevin Van De that’s Wege, D-Sequim, of the 24th District, which cov- balanced,” ers Clallam and Jefferhe said. son counties and a por“The tion of Grays Harbor Tharinger governor County. starts the “Obviously, the state discussion, and we take is in a world of hurt. It’s it from there. going to be bad. But “We’ve got to find a we’ll see what programs way to deal with these we can fix.” issues. That’s what the Steve Tharinger of Legislature is going to Sequim, a Democrat be grappling with.” elected to a 24th DisSen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam, of the 24th trict seat in November, District, was not availsaid that legislators able for comment Tueswould have to look at day. efficiencies within the Peninsula Daily News
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From left, House Speaker Frank Chopp, D-Seattle, House Republican Leader Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, Senate Republican Leader Mike Hewitt, R-Walla Walla, and Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown, D-Spokane, talk to reporters Tuesday. Last month, Gregoire unveiled an all-cuts budget proposal that eliminated the state’s Basic Health and Disability Lifeline programs for a cut of more than $550 million. The Basic Health Program provides subsidized medical insurance to 66,000 poorer Washingtonians, and the Disability Lifeline program aids mostly childless adults who are unemployable but not receiving federal aid. Her budget left almost no department untouched, closing a state prison, suspending teacher raises, gutting the state parks’ budget and even putting up for sale
about a dozen state buildings to raise money. Gregoire said that due to mandates in the state constitution, about 60 percent of the state budget is offlimits, leaving about 40 percent, or $14 billion, on the chopping block — and from that $14 billion, more than $4 billion must be cut. She said legislators will be on a learning curve in the next couple of months as they form their counter budgets. “I will not sign a budget that isn’t balanced at the end, that doesn’t cut programs . . . and make up for a $4.6 billion deficit,” Gregoire said.
Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown, D-Spokane, said programs like Basic Health will sustain significant budget cuts but that alternatives to elimination will be sought.
Trim, not eliminate House Speaker Frank Chopp, D-Seattle, said the Disability Lifeline program has been on the cutting board before, but legislators were able trim instead of eliminate it. Such programs provide vital services to disabled people, including war veterans, he said. “Governors have proposed eliminating the program — I think five times,”
Chopp said. “We’re used to this. We just went to work and reformed the program.” Republican leaders said they support keeping vital services for the vulnerable, but they lobbied for reforming the services to slim them down fiscally and
limit how long people can be on social welfare programs. “We’ll give [people] some resources for a period of time, but it should not be an entitlement,” said Senate Minority Leader Mike Hewitt, R-Walla Walla.
Port Angeles schools’ levy measure debated Supporters, opponents spar over education costs, taxes By Paige Dickerson Peninsula Daily News
its final year. The current levy rate is $2.43 per $1,000 assessment — which means the owner of a $200,000 home will pay $486 in property taxes this year. If passed, the estimated rate would be $2.65 per $1,000 assessment each of the four years. Although the amount of the levy collected by the district will increase, the amount the rate changes depends on property values, which are expected to rise by a small percentage each year. At the expected rate, the owner of a $200,000 home would pay about $530 in property taxes for the replacement levy — a difference of about $44 from the present levy.
PORT ANGELES — Supporters and opponents of the Port Angeles School District maintenance and operations levy measure sparred over the costs of education and taxes Tuesday. Both spoke to about 40 people at a Port Angeles Business Association meeting about the measure that will be on the Feb. 8 special election ballot. The co-chairs of the Port Angeles Citizens for Education — former deputy mayor Betsy Wharton and State Farm insurance agent Steve Methner — said that the school district needs the replacement levy revenue to maintain current levels of success. Shelley Taylor, a taxlimit advocate, said that an Reasonable or costly? economic recession is not Methner said he felt the the time to raise taxes. increase was reasonable. “If you think about it, Levy request, costs that is less than a cup of The district’s measure coffee a month” for a year, asks voters to approve a he said. “So if you can not have four-year property tax levy that would collect Starbucks one day a month, $8,178,067 in 2012 and you could pay that differincrease slightly over the ence of what it takes to educate these children.” next four years. Taylor said that in light It would replace the current four-year levy that will of other tax increases, she collect $7,439,312 in 2011, didn’t think property
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owners could spare the expense. “Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey makes a lot of sense when asked about his unpopular cuts to education,” she said. “‘I don’t want to hurt teachers. But how can I pay people if I don’t have the money? I literally don’t have it,’” Taylor quoted Christie as saying. “The federal government doesn’t have the money, states don’t, and constituents certainly don’t,” Taylor said.
ting teachers proportionally to the enrollment, Pryne said. State budget cuts are far more devastating, the superintendent said. In the past several year, the district has cut its budget by: ■ $455,000 in the 20072008 school year. ■ $1,369,500 in the 2008-2009 school year. ■ $2,563,873 in the 2009-2010 school year. ■ $1,970,373 in the 2010-2011 school year. In December, state legislators voted to cut the school’s budget in the current year by about $1 million. “In my 34 years in education, I’ve never seen that happen in the middle of the year. They have always given a heads-up,” Pryne said. “And you can see that in the levy, we are asking for about $730,000 more.
State cuts in funding The increase is necessary because of state cuts to public school district funding, Superintendent Jane Pryne said. Another source of declining revenues is enrollment, which has been decreasing for more than a decade. But the district was cut-
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Resolve to get out on the links A SCANT FIVE days have passed, but I’m sure many of you have broken your New Year’s resolutions already. The reason? You made them Michael too difficult. Carman Its hard to will yourself to daily exercise, eating right, being kind to others at every opportunity, etc. That’s why if I set a resolution I like to keep it small and manageable. What did I resolve to do more of in 2011? Play golf. Shocking, I know, but I really didn’t play as much as I should have last year, especially considering I write about the sport every week. Playing nine or 18 holes once or twice a week will help move me toward that daily exercise goal, and if I stay away from hot dogs at the turn and stick to bananas or peanut butter sandwiches as my in-round snack, I’ll be closer to eating a more healthy diet. And once it’s warm, I might have a chance to get a really nice farmer’s tan out on the links.
Midwinter scramble Sequim’s SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway, will host its Midwinter Open three-person Scramble on Saturday, Jan. 15. The tournament will open with a frost-free 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $90 per team with gross and net prizes, range balls, two team KPs and a late afternoon lunch included. The optional honey pot is $60 per team, and a team long putt is available for $5. Each team must have a total handicap index of 15 or higher to play. And each team has to use at least three drives per player. For more information, stop by the course or phone 360-683-3673.
PT golf events set Port Townsend Golf Club’s Hidden Rock Cafe has upped the ante and placed four rocks out on the course for players to find. Sleuths who find one of the rocks will receive a free breakfast or lunch. Seven rock hounds have sniffed out a free meal so far since the promotion began. The golf course holds an all-day $10 skins game on Saturdays. It’s $10 for the game and $10 for greens fees. The course’s three-month long Winter Eclectic began on New Year’s Day. Port Townsend’s next tournament is the Ice Cube Open this Saturday. And make sure to reserve your spot for the annual Arctic Open on Feb. 12-13. That tournament goes on in any weather, even snow, and is always a popular and full event. For more information on any Port Townsend Golf Club event, phone the course at 360-385-4547.
A bit of a shocker The news that Augusta National, home of the famed Masters, would be included in the “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12” video game for play on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, was surprising. I reviewed last year’s game and found it fun to play, especially with a group of friends (Wow! Just like real golf) but missing a crucial piece, the ability to play The Masters tournament at Augusta National. It was a familiar lament, the game hadn’t appeared on a video game or computing platform since I played Accolade’s “Mean 18” in the late 1980s. I blamed “fuddy-duddies” in green jackets for Augusta’s absence last year. It turns out I was way off. Turn
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Seattle coach Pete Carroll watches the Seahawks practice Tuesday in Renton. The Seahawks host the New Orleans Saints on Saturday in an NFC-wild card game.
Hawks buy into system Carroll keeps competitive pressure on all his players By Tim Booth
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RENTON — From the time he first walked into the Seahawks’ palatial headquarters on Lake Washington, Pete Carroll pledged competition. It’s the crux of nearly everything he’s done since arriving in Seattle. It’s why the Seahawks have made 275 roster transactions since Carroll and general manager John Schneider took over nearly a year ago, trading players like commodities, rarely hesitating when the opportunity came to make a change. Of the Seahawks’ 53-man roster for Saturday’s playoff game against New Orleans, only 21 players were there a year ago. His philosophy of change is why Carroll didn’t blink at the idea of starting a 10th different offensive line combination in a must-win season finale — even if there were still leaks everywhere — or the idea of going with backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst in last Sunday’s 16-6 division-clinching win over St. Louis. So in his first season back in the NFL, Carroll’s competition mandate has produced a divi-
sion winner, albeit one with the dubious distinction of being the Next Game first sub.500 division Saturday champs in vs. Saints league his- at Qwest Field tory and in a Time: 1 p.m. division On TV: Ch. 5 where Seattle essentially won by default.
Tough prospect ahead But perhaps his toughest sell job of all since he took over could come this week, convincing his seven-win team it’s capable of upsetting the defending Super Bowl champion Saints in the first round of the NFC playoffs. “This is just a step in the process of getting a club to the mindset that it takes to prepare to perform like a champion and find the consistency that it takes to become that,” Carroll said. A year ago, the Seahawks were an old team trying to win a weak division and they collapsed into a five-win mess that cost Pete Carroll, right, watches as quarterback Charlie Whitehurst throws Tuesday. Whitehurst and Matt Jim Mora his job. Turn
Hasselbeck got equal reps as coaches determine who will start at quarterback Saturday.
Forks boys pound Tenino Three score career highs for Spartans Peninsula Daily News
FORKS — Three players had career scoring highs as the Forks boys basketball team ripped Tenino by 13 points in Southwest Washington League action Tuesday night. The Spartans beat Tenino 61-48 to improve to 2-1 in league and 5-4 overall. Forks has a crucial league game on Friday at Montesano, which also is 2-1 in league. “That’s a big game for us,” Forks coach Scott Justus said. To tune up for Montesano, three players hit career highs against Tenino, including Frank Noles, who ripped the nets for a game-high 21 points and he completed a double-double with 15 rebounds. Noles had seven offensive boards, and he also had three steals. “Frank had a monster night,” Justus said. In addition, Braden Decker had a career high of 19 points and Cameron Leons came off the bench for a career high 13 points. Leons also had three steals while Tyler Penn grabbed seven rebounds. Despite all the scoring, the Spartans could have had more, Justus said. “We had a chance to bury
Preps them but we couldn’t hit our free throws in the fourth quarter,” he said. Forks made only 10 of 22 shots from the line in the final period. The Spartans outscored Tenino in every quarter and never trailed, leading 29-20 at halftime and 44-32 going into the fourth stanza. Forks 61, Tenino 48 Tenino Forks
9 11 12 16 — 48 13 16 15 17 — 61 Individual Scoring
Tenino (48) Love 8, Mozzone 6, Harris 9, Peterson 10, Schlesser 15. Forks (61) T. Penn 2, Castellano 2, Decker 19, Johnson 4, Noles 21, Leons 13.
Chimacum 64, Seattle Christ. 59 SEATTLE — The Cowboys earned a major win on the road against a tough Nisqually League opponent Tuesday night. “This is a good league win for us because Seattle Christian has been playing well,” Chimacum coach Jim Eldridge said. The Cowboys improved to 2-1 in league and 4-4 overall. They have a bye later this week but will travel to Auburn Adventist on Saturday to play a nonleague game. Eldridge wasn’t happy about traveling all the way to Auburn for the nonleague competition Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News but the Nisqually League is making all teams play Auburn Frank Noles of Forks scores over Tenino’s Ryan Schlesser in a Southwest Washington League game Adventist once this year. Turn
Tuesday night in Forks. Noles scored a career-high 21 points in the crucial win.
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Today Boys Basketball: Chimacum at Crescent, 7 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Wishkah Valley, 6:30 p.m.’ Port Angeles JV at Neah Bay, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Chimacum at Crescent, 5:30 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Wishkah Valley, 5 p.m., Port Angeles JV at Neah Bay, 5:30 p.m. Wrestling: North Mason at Port Angeles, 6 p.m.; Sequim at Kingston, 7 p.m.; Forks at Montesano, 6 p.m.; Port Townsend and Klahowya at Bremerton, 5 p.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Olympic, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Olympic, 5 p.m.
Thursday Boys Basketball: Olympic at Sequim, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Sequim at Olympic, 7 p.m. Boys Swimming: Sequim at Port Angeles, 3:30 p.m. Girls Bowling: North Mason at Sequim, 2:45 p.m. Gymnastics: Kingston and North Kitsap at Port Angeles, 5 p.m.
Friday Boys Basketball: Kingston at Port Angeles, 7 p.m.; Forks at Montesano, 5:45 p.m.; Port Townsend at Klahowya, 7 p.m.; Muckleshoot at Quilcene, 7p.m.; Crescent at Neah Bay, 8 p.m. Girls Basketball: Port Angeles at Kingston, 7 p.m.; Forks at Montesano, 7 p.m.; Klahowya at Port Townsend, 7 p.m.; Muckleshoot at Quilcene, 5:30 p.m.; Crescent at Neah Bay, 6:30 p.m. Wrestling: Port Angeles, Sequim and Port Townsend at Rainshadow Tournament, 4:30 p.m.
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Basketball PORT ANGELES PARKS AND RECREATION Men’s Basketball League Jan. 3 Results Game One Blue Sharks 71, 4 in the Key 47 Leading Scorers: Nate Gossard (BS), 31; Dave Stofferahn (4ITK), 18; David Martin (BS), 15; Ryan Rutherford (4ITK), 11 Game Two Burley Construction 74, Ulin Concrete Pumping 60 Leading Scorers: Chad Copeland (UCP), 16; Melchor Ramos (BC), 15; Mark Shamp (BC), 14; Jack Heckman (UCP), 12
Bowling LAUREL LANES Jan 3. Monday Night Mixed Men’s High Game: John Rudder, 213 Men’s High Series: Mike Rosendahl, 578 Women’s High Game: Brenda Haltom, 166 Women’s High Series: Brenda Haltom, 469 League Leaders: Undiscovered Dec. 3 Les Schwab Majors Men’s High Game: Mike Coffey, 288 Men’s High Series: Mike Coffey, 959 Women’s High Game: Marie Chapman, 258 Women’s High Series: Marie Chapman, 844 League Leaders: Olympic Sewer Jan. 1 Junior Kids League Men’s High Game: Justin VanWinkle, 175 Men’s High Series: Justin VanWinkle, 486 Dec. 3 Baxter Auto Parts Old Timers Men’s High Game: Ken McInnes, 212 Men’s High Series: Jay Cameron, 548 Women’s High Game: Una Flanigan, 148 Women’s High Series: Una Flanigan, 404
Golf CEDARS AT DUNGENESS Men’s Club 4-Man 2-Net Shotgun Start 1st Place: Robert Mares, Ron Fye, Brian McArdle and John Cameron, 122 2nd Place: John Magee, Elroy Panoke, Robert Beauchamp and Bob Hammond Dec. 22 Men’s Club Idividual Gross and Net First Flight Gross: Ken Chace, 69; Robert Mares, 73; Rob Wright, 81 Net: Art Wieda, 65; Bob Larkins, 68; Don Walker, 70 Second Flight Gross: Brian McArdle, 89; Pat Lauerman, 92; Bob Beauchamp, 94 Net: Nicolaas Holt, 65; Ed Fjerstad, 67; Ted Larsen, 70. PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Week 11 Standings 1. Triggs Dental Lab 85.5 2. Glass Services 77 3. Golf Shop Guys 65.5 4. Clubhouse Comets 1 65.5 5. Green Machine 62 6. Windermere 54.5 7. Laurel Lanes 51.5 8. The Brew Crew 51.5 9. Lakeside Industries 39 10. Clubhouse Comets 2 30 Individual Winners Gross: Mike Dupuis, 38; Rob Botero, 41; Gary Thorne, 41 Net: Darrel Vincent, 34; Deke Temres, 36; Harry Thompson, 37; Rochelle Hoffman, 37; Kurt Anderson, 37; Steve Moreno, 37; Linn Rogers, 38; Bobby Lehman, 38; Ruth Thompson, 38; Ward Dunscomb, 38; Randy Barber, 38
Volleyball PORT ANGELES PARKS AND RECREATION Jan. 3 Coed Results Dave’s All-Around Repair 3, Fitness West 1: 25-20, 25-18, 13-25, 25-13 Michael’s Seafood & Steakhouse 3, Olympic Medical Center 0: 25-8, 25-13, 25-7 D.A. Davidson 3, McCrorie Carpet One 0: 25-15, 25-15, 25-21 High Energy Metals 3, Joyce General Store 0: 25-14, 25-8, 25-19
Basketball NBA Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 29 5 .853 Dallas 26 8 .765 New Orleans 21 14 .600 Houston 16 18 .471 Memphis 16 19 .457 Northwest Division W L Pct Utah 24 11 .686 Oklahoma City 23 13 .639 Denver 20 13 .606 Portland 18 17 .514 Minnesota 9 26 .257
GB — 3 81⁄2 13 131⁄2 GB — 11⁄2 3 6 15
England batsman Paul Collingwood, left, looks to run around Australia’s Peter Siddle during the third day of the fifth and final Ashes cricket test at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. It was shirt-sleeve weather on this summer day.
L.A. Lakers Phoenix Golden State L.A. Clippers Sacramento
Pacific Division W L Pct 23 11 .676 14 18 .438 13 21 .382 10 24 .294 7 24 .226
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 26 7 .788 New York 20 14 .588 Philadelphia 13 21 .382 Toronto 11 23 .324 New Jersey 9 25 .265 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 28 9 .757 Orlando 22 12 .647 Atlanta 22 14 .611 Charlotte 11 21 .344 Washington 8 24 .250 Central Division W L Pct Chicago 23 10 .697 Indiana 14 18 .438 Milwaukee 13 19 .406 Detroit 11 23 .324 Cleveland 8 26 .235
GB — 8 10 13 141⁄2
(12) Notre Dame at Marquette, 5 p.m. Indiana at (21) Ohio State, 4 p.m. 22) Iowa at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Providence at (23) DePaul, 5 p.m.
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GB — 61⁄2 131⁄2 151⁄2 171⁄2 GB — 41⁄2 51⁄2 141⁄2 171⁄2 GB — 81⁄2 91⁄2 121⁄2 151⁄2
All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Miami 101, Milwaukee 89 New York 128, San Antonio 115 Chicago 111, Toronto 91 Memphis 110, Oklahoma City 105 Dallas 84, Portland 81 Atlanta at Sacramento, late Detroit at L.A. Lakers, late Today’s Games Toronto at Cleveland, 4 p.m. Chicago at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Milwaukee at Orlando, 4 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. San Antonio at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Charlotte at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Golden State at New Orleans, 5 p.m. Portland at Houston, 5:30 p.m. Atlanta at Utah, 6 p.m. Denver at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 7:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Oklahoma City at Dallas, 5 p.m. Denver at Sacramento, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games San Antonio at Indiana, 4 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. New Jersey at Washington, 4 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Portland at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Houston at Orlando, 5 p.m. Utah at Memphis, 5 p.m. Miami at Milwaukee, 5:30 p.m. Cleveland at Golden State 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at LA Lakers, 7:30 p.m. New York at Phoenix, 7:30 p.m.
College NCAA MEN’S TOP 25 Tuesday’s Games (2) Ohio State 73, Iowa 68 (5) Pittsburgh 83, Providence 79 (15) Notre Dame 73, (9) Connecticut 70 (12) Texas 79, Arkansas 46 (21) Minnesota 67, Indiana 63 All Times PST Today’s Games UAB at (1) Duke, 4 p.m. UMKC at (3) Kansas, 5 p.m. (6) San Diego State at TCU, 4:30 p.m. North Alabama at (8) Missouri, 5 p.m. (10) Purdue at Penn State, 3:30 p.m. (14) Brigham Young at UNLV, 7 p.m. Marshall at (18) UCF, 4 p.m. (22) Memphis at Tennessee, 6 p.m. Seton Hall at (23) Louisville, 4 p.m. NCAA WOMEN’S Top 25 Tuesday’s Games (3) Duke 54, (10) Kentucky 48 (5) Texas A&M 105, Louisiana-Monroe 57 (14) Georgetown 80, Syracuse 62 (16) Iowa State 80, North Dakota State 51 Louisville 84, (18) St. John’s 73 (25) Oklahoma State 79, Vermont 33 All Times PST Today’s Games Villanova at (2) Connecticut, 7:30 p.m (7) West Virginia at Seton Hall, 9:30 a.m. Missouri at (9) Xavier, 4 p.m.
All Times PST Dec. 21 BEEF O’ BRADY’S BOWL Louisville 31, Southern Mississppi 28 Dec. 22 MAACO BOWL No. 10 Boise St. 26, No. 19 Utah 3 Dec. 23 POINSETTIA BOWL San Diego State 35, Navy 14 Dec. 24 HAWAII BOWL Tulsa 62, No. 24 Hawaii 35 Dec. 25 LITTLE CAESARS BOWL Florida International 34, Toledo 32 Dec. 26 INDEPENDENCE BOWL Air Force 14, Georgia Tech 7 Dec. 27 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL Norh Carolina State 23, West Virgina 7 INSIGHT BOWL Iowa 27, No. 12 Missouri 24 Dec. 28 MILITARY BOWL Maryland 51, East Carolina 20 TEXAS BOWL Illinois 38, Baylor 14 ALAMO BOWL No. 14 Oklahoma State 36, Arizona 10 Dec. 29 ARMED FORCES BOWL Army 16, Southern Methodist 14 PINSTRIPE BOWL Syracuse 36, Kansas State 34 MUSIC CITY BOWL North Carolina 30, Tennessee 27, OT HOLIDAY BOWL Washington 19, No. 18 Nebraska 7 Dec. 31 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL South Florida 31, Clemson 26 SUN BOWL Notre Dame 33, Miami 17 LIBERTY BOWL UCF 10, Georgia 6 CHICK-FIL-A-BOWL Florida St. 26, South Carolina 17 Jan. 1 TICKETCITY BOWL Texas Tech 45, Northwestern 38 CAPITAL ONE BOWL Alabama 49, Michigan St. 7 OUTBACK BOWL Florida 37, Penn State 24 GATOR BOWL Mississippi St. 52, Michigan 14 ROSE BOWL No. 3 TCU 21, No. 5 Wisconsin 19 FIESTA BOWL No. 7 Oklahoma 48, Connecticut 20 Monday DISCOVER ORANGE BOWL No. 4 Stanford 40, No. 13 Virginia Tech 12 Tuesday ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL No. 6 Ohio State 31, No. 8 Arkansas 26 Thursday GODADDY.com BOWL Middle Tennessee vs. Miami (OH), 5 p.m. Friday AT&T COTTON BOWL No. 11 LSU vs. No. 17 Texas A&M, 5 p.m. Saturday BBVA COMPASS BOWL Pittsburgh vs. Kentucky, 12 p.m. Sunday KRAFT FIGHT HUNGER BOWL No. 15 Nevada vs. Boston College, 6 p.m. Monday BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 1 Auburn, 5:30 p.m.
Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 40 25 10 5 55 138 113 St. Louis 38 20 13 5 45 101 104 Chicago 41 21 17 3 45 128 118 Nashville 38 19 13 6 44 95 93 Columbus 40 20 17 3 43 103 118 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 38 25 8 5 55 131 95 Colorado 39 20 14 5 45 132 125 Minnesota 39 19 15 5 43 100 113 Calgary 40 18 19 3 39 107 115 Edmonton 38 12 19 7 31 98 131 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 40 23 13 4 50 114 111 San Jose 40 21 14 5 47 118 112 Anaheim 42 21 17 4 46 109 119 Los Angeles 39 22 16 1 45 116 96 Phoenix 39 18 13 8 44 110 115 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 39 24 10 5 53 131 104 Pittsburgh 40 25 12 3 53 127 94 N.Y. Rangers 40 22 15 3 47 119 103 N.Y. Islanders 37 12 19 6 30 89 120 New Jersey 39 10 27 2 22 69 124 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 38 21 11 6 48 110 85 Montreal 40 21 16 3 45 100 96 Ottawa 40 16 19 5 37 90 121 Buffalo 38 16 18 4 36 105 114 Toronto 38 14 20 4 32 90 113 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 40 24 11 5 53 122 122 Washington 41 23 12 6 52 120 107 Atlanta 42 21 15 6 48 131 125 Carolina 38 18 15 5 41 111 115 Florida 37 18 17 2 38 102 95 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Minnesota 2, New Jersey 1 Tampa Bay 1, Washington 0, OT Detroit 5, Edmonton 3 Phoenix 4, Columbus 2 Buffalo at Colorado, 6 p.m. Today’s Games Carolina at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m. Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m. Atlanta at Florida, 4:30 p.m. Dallas at Chicago, 5:30 p.m. Calgary at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Nashville at Anaheim, 7 p.m. Thursday’s Games Minnesota at Boston, 4 p.m. St. Louis at Toronto, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Pittsburgh at Montreal, 4:30 p.m. Phoenix at Colorado, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Edmonton, 6 p.m. Nashville at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Buffalo at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Lacrosse NLL Schedule All Times PST Saturday’s Games Boston at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Edmonton at Toronto, 4 p.m. Rochester at Minnesota, 5:30 p.m. Washington at Colorado, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Calgary, 6:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Calgary at Washington, 5 p.m.
Transactions Baseball American League Toronto Blue Jays: Agreed to terms with RHP Octavio Dotel on a one-year contract and RHP Chad Cordero on a minor league contract. National League Cincinnati Reds: Agreed to terms with OF Jeremy Hermida on a minor league contract.
SPORTS ON TV
Today 11:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Soccer EPL, Manchester City vs. Arsenal, Site: Emirates Stadium - London (Live) 4 p.m. (26) ESPN Football High School, All American Game, Red vs. White, Site: Tropicana Field - St. Petersburg, Fla. (Live) 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, UAB vs. Duke - Durham, N.C. (Live) 6 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Memphis vs. Tennessee - Knoxville, Tenn. (Live) 7:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Basketball NBA, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns, Site: U.S. Airways Center Phoenix (Live) 7:30 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Montana State University - Billings vs. Alaska - Anchorage (Live) 11 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Winter X Games, Site: Buttermilk Mountain - Aspen, Colo. Midnight (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Alabama vs. Michigan State (encore), Capital One Bowl, Site: Citrus Bowl - Orlando, Fla.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Traded RHP Joe Martinez to Cleveland for a player to named or cash considerations. American Association El Paso Diablos: Signed RHP David Whigham. Wichita Wingnuts: Signed C Edwin Bellorin. Can-Am League Brockton Rox: Named Bill Buckner manager. Pittsfield Colonials: Traded OF Carl Loadenthal and RHP Charlie Gordon to New Jersey for LHP David Qualben and cash. Frontier League Florence Freedom: Signed OF Michael Campbell and RHP Ben Shivers to contract extensions. Normal Cornbelters: Signed C Andrew Barbaro to a contract extension. Signed INF Frank Martinez. Southern Illinois Miners: Exercised the 2011 contract options on RHP Joe Augustine, RHP Ryan Bird, RHP Robert Hedrick, RHP Eric Draxton, RHP Chris Allen, RHP Jake McMurran, RHP Brett Scarpetta, RHP Cory Cowsert, LHP Shawn Joy, RHP Mike Damchuck, RHP Dustin Brader, INF Justin Randall, INF Will Block, INF Mike Stalter, INF Nate Hall, INF Brad Netzel, OF Jereme Milons, OF Kent Gerst, OF Stephen Head, OF Joey Metropoulos, OF Bradley Goldsmith, OF Lenell McGee, C Brendan Akashian and C Tyler Bullock. Declined the options on RHP Randy Johnson and RHP Andrew Paulauskas. Traverse City Beach Bums: Signed RHP Scott Dunn to a contract extension.
Basketball National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls: Waived G John Lucas III. Golden State Warriors: Waived G-F Rodney Carney. Minnesota Timberwolves: Waived G Sundiata Gaines.
Football National Football League NFL: Named Ronnie Lott and John Madden co-chairmen of the Player Safety Advisory Panel. Cincinnati Bengals: Agreed to a contract extension with coach Marvin Lewis. New Orleans Saints: Placed RB Chris Ivory on injured reserve. Signed RB DeShawn Wynn. Tennessee Titans: Signed S Myron Rolle, RB Herb Donaldson, G Ryan Durand, G Jeff Hansen, DE Pannel Egboh, TE Riar Greer and CB Chris Hawkins to futures contracts. Washington Redskins: Signed OT Selvish Capers, DT Rashaad Duncan, OT Xavier Fulton, WR Taurus Johnson, RB Shawnbrey McNeal and WR Maurice Price to reserve/ futures contracts. Canadian Football League Toronto Argonauts: Re-signed DE Ron Flemons and RB Bryan Crawford.
Golf LPGA Lpga: Elected Karrie Webb and Allison Fouch to the Board of Directors. Selected Michelle Ellis president and Kim Hall vice president of the Player Directors.
Hockey National Hockey League Columbus Blue Jackets: Acquired C Trevor Smith from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for D Nate Guenin and assigned Smith to Springfield (AHL). New York Islanders: Recalled G Kevin Poulin from Bridgeport (AHL). Philadelphia Flyers: Announced G Michael Leighton cleared waivers anbd assigned him to to Adirondack (AHL). Tampa Bay Lightning: Signed D Marc-Andre Bergeron to a one-year. American Hockey League Grand Rapids Griffins: Signed RW Evan Rankin. Hamilton Bulldogs: Assigned G Peter Delmas to Wheeling (ECHL). Peoria Rivermen: Reassigned D Daryl Boyle to Alaska (ECHL). ECHL Idaho Steelheads: Traded F John-Scott Dickson to Gwinnett for future considerations. Signed D Chris Hepp. Reading Royals: Signed F Brett Gallant. Victoria Salmon Kings: Signed G Chris Beckford-Tseu.
College College Football Officiating: Named Rogers Redding national officiating coordinator. Barton: Named Jim Freeman volleyball coach. California: Named Ashley Ambrose defensive backs coach. Georgetown: Named Mary Mattson women’s golf coach. Indiana: Named Kevin Johns receivers coach and passing game coordinator. Lake Erie: Named Carley Hrusovsky assistant athletic director for internal operations and Kim Mariotti assistant to the director of athletics. Miami: Announced CB Brandon Harris will enter the NFL draft.
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Port Townsend’s Kerri Evalt (4) goes up for two against the Bremerton Knights during an Olympic League game played in Port Townsend on Tuesday night.
Preps: PT girls defeat Knights Continued from B1 second. “We turned over the ball “I would rather play a twice in the last two minnonleague game closer to utes of the first half,” home against a team like Sequim coach Greg Glasser Sequim,” Eldridge said. said. Against Seattle Chris“They already had a tian, the Cowboys led the slight lead and they had whole way until the fourth maybe three steals and that quarter. was the margin of the “Seattle Christian got up game.” by three in the fourth but Corbin Webb shot the we fought back,” Eldridge lights out with a game-high said. “Last year we might 27 points while Jayson not have come back.” Brocklesby added 20 for the Ace Landon Cray led the Wolves but the Bucs counCowboys with 21 points, 12 tered with five players who of those coming in the first scored in double figures, all quarter when Chimacum in the teens. took a 21-14 lead. “They do have a lot of Quinn Eldridge wasn’t talent,” Glasser said. far behind with 18 points. Gabe Carter scored 10 Dylan Brown-Bishop points for Sequim while he also scored in double figures and Brocklesby brought with 15. down nine rebounds each. The Wolves next host Chimacum 64, Seattle Christian 59 Olympic in a league game Chimacum 21 14 13 16 — 64 Thursday night. Seattle Christ. 14 17 10 18 — 59 Individual Scoring Chimacum (64) Cray 21, Q. Eldridge 18, Moug 1, Downs 2, Duket 3, Brown-Bishop 15, Manix 2, Ravel 2. Seattle Christian (59) Webber 9, Sutherland 9, Jenson 11, Abben 6, Simpson 15, Bentoza 7, DeVries 2.
Kingston 74, Sequim 68 SEQUIM — A sloppy end of the first half was the difference in the Olympic League game Tuesday. The Wolves, 9-3 overall and 5-2 in league, stayed with the Buccaneers in every period except for the
Kingston 74, Sequim 68 Kingston Sequim
14 22 17 21 — 74 13 15 17 23 — 68 Individual Scoring
Kingston (74) Bowman 3, Sander 12, Dem 2, Jill 16, Beyers 17, Holt 14, Burgess 10. Sequim (68) Webb 27, Meier 5, Carter 10, Brocklesby 20, Camporini 6.
Quilcene 68, Faith Christian 63 QUILCENE — It came down to the wire again for the Rangers (3-1, 6-3) as they take the overtime victory over the Eagles on
Tuesday night. “Our kids hung in there,” Quilcene coach Mark Thompson said. “They kept at it and it paid off.” Colby Shreier made a layup with two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter after the Rangers stole the ball from the Eagles to send the game into overtime. Brandon Bancroft led Quilcene with 23 points but it was 6-foot-8 Drew Conely who scored 30 for Faith Christian as the game’s leading scorer. Quilcene will next host Muckleshoot on Friday. Quilcene 68, Faith Christian 63, OT Faith Christian 12 15 10 20 6 — 63 Quilcene 10 8 17 22 11 — 68 Individual Scoring Faith Christian (63) Conely 30, Mamosun 11, Richardson 9, Lusink 8, Meade 1. Quilcene (68) Bancroft 23, Davidson 16, Jordan 15, Pleines 7, Colby Shreier 5, C.J. Shreier 2.
Girls Basketball Tenino 49, Forks 27 FORKS — The Spartans got into foul trouble with three players fouling out and Tenino took advantage in the Southwest Washington League game Tuesday night. Tenino led 28-11 at halftime and never looked back. Taylor Morris and Sassi Price scored eight points each for the Spartans.
Forks, 1-2 in league and 1-4 overall, travels to Montesano on Friday night. Tenino 49, Forks 27 Tenino Forks
8 20 14 7 — 49 7 4 7 9 — 27 Individual Scoring
Tenino (49) Forest 17, Vance 7, Wall 6, Elder 4, Mancowski 4, McClure 6. Forks (27) Morris 8, Price 8, Williams 5, Brown 3, Sherriff 2, Decker 1.
Port Townsend 43, Bremerton 35
PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins (4-4, 5-6) played a defensive game against the Knights on Tuesday night, holding off a late fourth-quarter comeback attempt in the Olympic League game. “It was the best defensive game we’ve played all year,” Port Townsend coach Randy Maag said. “It was a great defensive effort.” Kylie Maag led Port Continued from B1 Townsend with 12 points while teammate Caroline They relied on too many Dowdle added 11 points. Port Townsend will next veterans who couldn’t prohost Klahowya on Friday duce what Seattle needed to take advantage of its situastarting at 7 p.m. tion in the NFC West. This season, the SeaPort Townsend 43, Bremerton 35 hawks were a team in tranBremerton 13 10 12 8 — 35 sition, again trying to win Port Townsend 7 5 8 15 — 43 Individual Scoring the worst division in footBremerton (35) ball but more focused on Kluge 12, Carpenter 9, Genteninge 6, Fein 4, Villaying the groundwork for lalobo 2, Drickell 2. Port Townsend (43) what’s ahead. Maag 12, Dowdle 11, Lyons 5, Bella-Fox 5, Evalt That’s why veterans like 4, Johnson 4. T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Deion Branch and Deon Grant were sent away and Carroll was OK relying on young and unproven players who showed the effort Best of all? It has the worthy of being given a caddies outfitted in the chance in game settings. full-white jumpers that Ben Obomanu was caddies at Augusta thought to be a nice special National wear. teams player who could be a The only unrealistic fourth or fifth option at wide aspect of the game? receiver. Players can choose to He’ll be the starter at play the course as Natalie one wide receiver spot oppoGulbis or Suzanne Petsite one-time first-round bust Mike Williams come tersen, LPGA golfers who are characters on the game. Saturday afternoon — the They wouldn’t be able to same Williams who signed a new three-year contract do so in real life. extension last weekend ________ after developing into the Seahawks’ top receiver. Michael Carman is the golf “To get in and get a columnist for the Peninsula Daily chance at the starting role News. He can be reached at 360in midseason is kind of 417-3527 or at pdngolf @gmail.com. unheard of,” Obomanu said. “A lot of guys earn positions in training camp and no matter what happens that’s their spot for the whole season and you have to wait until the next season to prove yourself. “So the competition theme throughout the season has really held true and evidence to support the he’s let everybody earn claim.” what you want to accomFTC spokesman Peter plish.” Kaplan confirmed the The fact the NFC West agency received the letter, was a horrid mess and but declined further com- Seattle somehow “earned” its fifth NFC West title and ment. In the letter, Udall also a home playoff game is just a benefit of what the Searefers to what he terms hawks were ultimately “misleading safety claims attempting to accomplish in used in online video adver- Carroll’s first year. tisements for helmets.” “He’s willing to work He specifically cites Rid- hard to get it right,” Seattle dell and Schutt Sports. safety Lawyer Milloy said.
Carman: Masters now in game Continued from B1 If you can overlook the fact that Augusta’s membership is 100 percent male, the course has actually made a lot of forwardthinking strides in the last decade. “In recent years, the tournament has been the first major shown in both high-definition and 3-D television, the first to offer live bonus coverage on the Internet and the first to allow free admission to all children under 16 accompanied by an adult,” ESPN. com’s Jason Sobel wrote on Tuesday.
It all seems like a trend toward hooking younger and younger players on the game of golf and the lore of Augusta National. A smart move considering the advancing age of much of golf’s clientele. Hand in hand with the inclusion of Augusta National, The Masters has also formed the Masters Tournament Foundation as a way of annually investing in development programs worldwide. The Masters will receive proceeds from the game, and will direct 100 percent of that money to the new foundation. My concerns that the
game may have been hastily put together considering its March 29 (nine days before the first round of The Masters) were eased after reading an Associated Press article by Doug Ferguson on www.forbes.com. “It took 10 days to laser the course, and the entire project took the equivalent of 10 people working around the clock for a full year on nothing but Augusta National,” said EA Sports President Peter Moore. So the game will have the same elevation changes that the course has and the same azaleas and dogwoods lining the rough.
Senator wants FTC investigation of new football helmet makers The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A senator is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate “misleading safety claims and deceptive practices” in the selling of new football helmets and reconditioning of used ones. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., said in a letter sent Tuesday to FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz that helmet companies “appear to be using
misleading advertising claims” and that “some helmet reconditioning companies may be falsely selling used helmets as meeting an industry safety standard.” Udall writes that he is particularly concerned about sales of helmets for children’s use. Udall also says he is “troubled by misleading marketing claims by Riddell, a leading helmet maker that supplies the official
helmet to the National Football League.”
Questions website He quotes Riddell’s website as saying that “research shows a 31 percent reduction in the risk of concussion in players wearing a Riddell Revolution football helmet when compared to traditional helmets.” Udall adds: “Yet there is actually very little scientific
NEW ORLEANS — Ohio State might want to send a thank-you note to the NCAA for helping to end its bowl misery against the SEC. Terrelle Pryor threw two touchdown passes, helping the No. 6 Buckeyes build a big lead, and Solomon Thomas made an interception with 58 seconds remaining that sealed a 31-26 victory over eighth-ranked Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night. Pryor and Thomas were among five Ohio State players found to have violated NCAA rules by selling memorabilia and getting discounted tattoos just before the Buckeyes (12-1) headed for the Big Easy. They were all suspended for the first five games of next season — but permitted to play in the Sugar Bowl. Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel said all five pledged to return to school next season to serve the punishment. In the end, Ohio State needed them all to beat a Southeastern Conference team in a bowl for the first time. The Buckeyes had lost their previous nine postseason meetings against the SEC. The group also included Dan Herron and DeVier Posey, who each scored a touchdown. But Thomas, the only backup among them, made the biggest play of all. Arkansas (10-3) had a chance to complete an improbable comeback when Colton Miles-Nash leaped over two linemen to block a punt, putting the Razorbacks at the Ohio State 18 with 1:09 remaining. But Thomas surprised Ryan Mallett by dropping into coverage from his defensive end position. Mallett never saw him and Thomas held on to the pick to seal the win. Pryor has vowed to return for his senior season,
Sugar Bowl even though he won’t be able to play until next October. He left the Ohio State faithful with a good memory, completing 14 of 25 passes, including a 15-yard TD to Dane Sanzenbacher and a 43-yarder to Posey. Pryor also ran for a team-leading 115 yards. Mallett was 24 of 47 for 277 yards, including a pair of touchdowns. But he’d sure like to have that last pass back. Ohio State raced to a 28-7 lead in the first half. Sanzenbacher scored the first of his two TDs by recovering a fumble by Pryor at the end of a 34-yard run. Two Arkansas players knocked each other off the loose ball, and the Ohio State senior fell on it. Herron scored on a 9-yard run, then Pryor hooked up with Sanzenbacher and Posey on touchdown throws that had it looking like a Buckeyes rout. Arkansas stopped the onslaught, but Ohio State was still comfortably ahead, 31-13 with just over 4 minutes left in the third quarter, after Devin Barclay booted a 46-yard field goal. From there, it was all Arkansas — until the final minute. In the last minute of the third, Mallett laid out a pass with perfect touch in the corner of the end zone. Jarius Wright ran under it and got a foot down for a 22-yard touchdown. The Razorbacks might have been more inspired by the 2-point conversion. Mallett flipped a pass to tight end D.J. Williams, who was wrapped up and appeared stopped by Jermale Hines. But Williams somehow got his right arm loose and stuck the ball across the plane of the goal line, cutting the Buckeyes’ lead to 31-21.
Hawks: Believe “You saw how many roster moves we had all year,” Milloy played for Carroll early in his career in New England. “We had some players who were big-time players go down and he knows how to right the ship. “He keeps us focused, he keeps the atmosphere light and seems like he always knows what to say. We’re an extension of him. The energy he brings is second to none.” Aside from actually getting Seattle to the postseason, Carroll’s also brought notoriety back to the Seahawks for the first time since the team made its only Super Bowl run back in 2005. Folks are paying attention to the Pacific Northwest, even if the product isn’t that appealing. In some ways, Seattle is worse than last year. Their inability to run the ball this season has been a laughable failure, sans the second half last Sunday night against St. Louis when Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks finally found some success running off the right side of a beleaguered offensive line. Seattle’s run game ranked 31st in the league and failed to have a 100yard rusher all season. The Seahawks finished the 2010 season among the worst statistically in the NFL — ranked 28th in offense and 27th on defense — lost seven of their final 10 games and yet are hosting a playoff game. “We played some miserable football at times and looked like we didn’t have a clue what we were doing,” Carroll said. “But the guys hung together with the whole thought of it. How do we do it? By being consistent and not whacking out. “I think we stayed very true to our principles and our beliefs, trusting that we’re on course and we’re going to be OK.”
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Politics & Environment
Gregoire proposal aims at jobless rates, benefits The Associated Press
OLYMPIA — Businesses would save more than $300 million in unemployment-insurance taxes this year and receive subsidies to return injured employees to light duty under a slew of job-creation proposals unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Chris Gregoire. Rates for unemployment insurance are set to jump 36 percent this year in Washington state. Gregoire’s proposal would cap the shared-cost portion of the tax and offset that by tapping a state trust fund, Gregoire said. Ninety percent of businesses would see lower bills for the shared-cost portion of the tax, she said, and
some 65,000 small businesses would see their bill cut nearly in half. The Legislature must act before Feb. 8, she said, to ensure employers can pay the lower rates this year. “We hope this will allow us to accelerate our growth, put our people back to work again and see our way out of this recession sooner than we thought,” she said.
Workers’ comp Meanwhile, Gregoire also proposed significant changes to the workers’ compensation system that she said would add up to $720 million in savings over four years. The state runs the sev-
enth-largest workers’ compensation system in the nation, one that covers 2.3 million workers employed by 163,000 employers. Washington is the only state that requires employees to contribute a portion of the cost. The changes would, among other things, would limit which health-care providers may treat injured workers, give subsidies to employers who help injured employees get back to work sooner and take steps to reduce lifetime pension costs. Injured workers now can see any health-care provider who registers with the state Department of Labor & Industries, which admin-
isters the workers’ compensation system. Under the proposed change, health-care providers who rehabilitate injured workers would need to become credentialed. Lifetime pensions are about 8 percent of workers’ compensation claims but account for 85 percent of the system’s costs, Gregoire said. And the share of these claims that convert to pensions has doubled over the past decade. “Clearly we have a problem in the pension system,” Gregoire said. “This is reform we have to do if we’re going to continue to have a stable system.”
Kitsap aims to turn traffic court into money maker The Associated Press
PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County prosecutors have come up with a plan to turn traffic court into a moneymaking operation. Traffic court is usually a relentless effort by lawyers to get their clients’ cases dismissed — usually with little defense from the government. Kitsap County senior deputy prosecutor Claire Bradley calls it “trial by ambush.”
Met by counterpoint Starting Monday in Kitsap County, each defense by people fighting tickets or charges in traffic court has been met by a counterpoint from the prosecutor’s office.
It was the first time Kitsap County prosecutors have appeared in traffic court. Even on the first day, the prosecutors’ presence may have brought in some money from tickets that might have been thrown out on technicalities in the past. Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge believes his plan could bring in $148,000 in additional money to the county. Before, Hauge told the commissioners last fall, “if you know the magic words to say,” tickets would be dismissed without any argument from prosecutors — because no prosecutor was in court.
“Having the state here in court, they have the ability to give the opinion of law enforcement,” said Ryan Witt, a Bremerton attorney who represents clients who are fighting traffic tickets. “It’s a balancing effect.” On Monday afternoon, Witt represented a man who had been cited for not having auto insurance after he was pulled over for an improper turn signal. The turn-signal ticket was thrown out because the Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputy referred to the wrong law in his report. The insurance ticket stood, however, because a prosecutor produced the official Department of Licensing rule, which
showed that the deputy could issue a citation if the driver failed to produce a valid insurance card. Witt’s client will have to pay a $210 fine. Witt expects the new system will slow down proceedings in traffic court and probably make him and his clients less happy, “because I like to give my client a positive outcome.” He still believes he can do that, but he expects the prosecutors will make that more of a challenge. Deputy prosecutors will be present in traffic courts not just at the county courthouse, but in Port Orchard, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island.
Breakup of 82-year-old gadget pioneer Motorola is complete The Associated Press
Little concern over phone merger OLYMPIA — State residents are apparently nonplussed about the planned Qwest-Century Link merger. Of the 73 public comments submitted so far to the state Utilities and Transportation Commission, 34 are opposed, 33 undecided and six are in favor of the deal. Last week, the companies, the UTC staff and the state Attorney General’s Office reached an agreement on conditions needed for the deal to receive state approval. Among other things, the deal caps residential phone rates for three years after the deal closes and requires Century Link, formed through the merger of CenturyTel and Embarq, to spend at least $80 million upgrading broadband infrastructure in Washington. That agreement must now receive final approval from the commission, which is holding its first hearing on the topic at 5:30 p.m. today at its headquarters at 1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive S.W. in Olympia. The combined company would have about 17 million phone lines serving customers in 37 states. It would be based at CenturyLink’s headquarters in Monroe, La., rather than in Denver, where Qwest is based. CenturyLink serves rural areas in Clallam and Jefferson counties, including Forks, Clallam Bay, Neah Bay, Quilcene and Brinnon.
Tax class slated SEQUIM — A 2010 Federal Tax Update class with Andy Biebl will be held at John Wayne Marina, 2577 West Sequim Bay Road, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday. Cost for the course is $300. Lunch will be provided by the Dockside Grill. For more information or to register, phone 360461-2111 or e-mail Sequim96@wavecable.com and indicate the number of people attending.
Bare baristas EVERETT — Snohomish County officials said they have had no complaints lodged about scantily clad baristas in the year since tougher rules were adopted. County Auditor Carolyn Weikel said not only have there been no complaints, no one has applied for a license to run an “adult-business” coffee stand. A year ago, the county adopted new rules spelling out what constituted lewd conduct by baristas. The rules also said stand owners are responsible for employee behavior. Those rules apply to unincorporated areas in the county, but Everett and Lynnwood also changed city laws in 2009 after hearing complaints about drive-thru coffee stands. The Associated Press
A Droid X, the latest addition to Motorola Inc.’s smart phone line, during a product review in San Francisco in June.
OLYMPIA — Republican leaders have named
former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton and former state legislator Tom Huff to the bipartisan commission that will redraw the state’s congressional and legislative districts, including carving out a district for a new congressional seat. Along with Democrats that include former Seattle Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis and Dean Foster, who served as Gov. Booth Gardner’s chief of staff, the commission will take a year to redraw the political map. Washington state gained one congressional seat after the results of the Census were revealed in December. The redistricting process is handled by the citizen Redistricting Commission. The commission is comprised of two Democrats, two Republicans and a nonvoting chairman. It was created by constitutional amendment nearly 20 years ago to take the time-consuming and intensely political process out of the hands of the Legislature and governor. Gorton’s and Huff’s appointments were announced Tuesday by House Minority Leader Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, and Senate Minority Leader Mike Hewitt, R-Walla Walla.
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record Dec. 21 received one share of Mobility for every eight shares of Motorola Inc. they already held, and and one share of Solutions for every seven shares of Motorola. People who already owned shares in Motorola had been trading stock in the newly formed companies on a “when issued” basis for nearly a month. Those trades became official Tuesday. Shares of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. climbed $2.88, or 9.5 percent, to close at $33.12 on Tuesday. Motorola Solutions’s stock closed unchanged at $39.77.
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NEW YORK — Motorola, the 82-year-old consumer electronics pioneer responsible for early televisions, cell phones and even the first broadcast from the moon, split into two companies Tuesday in a reflection of changing markets. As separate companies — Mobility, targeting consumers, and Solutions, for professionals — the two will have simpler stories to tell investors and a nimbler approach to developing cutting-edge products such as tablet computers. Sanjay Jha, CEO of the consumer-focused Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., said in an interview that the new company will benefit from a narrower focus, all the way up to the top management and the board of directors. “I think you’ll see a board that is much more focused on understanding technology as opposed to managing a portfolio of products,” Jha said. For decades, Motorola Inc.’s products told the story of the march of electronics into the hands of consumers: car radios in the 1930s, TVs in the 1940s and cell phones starting the 1980s. The company also expanded into police radios and barcode scanners aimed at government agencies and large businesses. These divisions complicated the picture Motorola painted for investors; now, they make up the second company, Motorola Solutions Inc. With the breakup comes a shrunken bureaucracy, which both companies hope will help them make faster decisions and compete better in the marketplace. As part of the breakup, Motorola is selling its cellular network equipment division to Nokia Siemens Networks, a Finnish-German joint venture. Motorola shareholders of
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Peninsula Daily News for Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Our Peninsula A mother’s heroics
CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS, PUZZLES, DEAR ABBY In this section
Sequim woman saves two children from fire By Paige Dickerson Peninsula Daily News
SEQUIM — Liz Countryman has lived the last several weeks in a haze. Although the smoky fog that she awoke to find on the afternoon of Dec. 22 has long since faded, the chaos following surviving a fire that consumed her home and all her belongings has been a blur, she said Tuesday. The family moved into a new home Monday but is still struggling to replace the multitude of belongings that were lost, along with the mobile home they were living in. Countryman was home with her two sons — Rigo Gomez, 5, and Damian Gomez, 2 — and had put them down for a nap at about 11:30 a.m. Her husband, Salude Gomez, was not at home at the time, she said. “We had gotten up really early, so I was going to take a nap, too,” she said. She stretched out on the couch and awoke with what she thought was an asthma attack. “It was weird; there was smoke — you could hardly see through it — but it didn’t smell like it,” she said. “It was more like a gray fog.”
“Finally, I heard him coughing,” she said. “I went in my room, and I saw him under my bed. I had already looked there, but that is where I store all of our blankets, and he had rolled himself up in one.” She flipped the bed on its side, pulled him out and dropped him out the window but couldn’t get out herself. “I knew the back door was about 2½ feet from my bedroom, but it was all full of flames already,” she said. “I’m a coward when it comes to fire and getting burned and stuff, but I wrapped my hair up in a blanket and made for it as fast as I could.”
Doorknob seared her hand
The door handle was so hot that it seared her hand down to the muscle tissue in places, she said, pointing to the still-visible wound. After making her way outside, she began coughing up soot in a tar-like substance, she said. “It was like three days before that went away,” she said. She and her husband are now settled in a house less than a block from the mobile home they were previously buying. The home was insured, but the insurance was only enough to Crawled to sons’ bedroom pay for the cleanup of the site, She crawled to her sons’ bedshe said. room, where she found the wall “The community has been so between Damian’s crib and Rigo’s generous,” she said. bed aflame. “I am so thankful to Serenity Damian was crying and House [of Clallam County] and to pressed flat against the wall farthe [North Olympic Peninsula thest from the flames, but Rigo Chapter of the American] Red was nowhere to be found, CounCross — both of them have tryman said. helped so much.” She grabbed Damian and The cause of the fire is still threw him out the front door. unknown, she said, because the “I threw him right in a mud electrical wires checked out fine. puddle,” she said. Chris Tucker/Peninsula Daily News It might have been a night“I felt bad, but his little body Liz Countryman kneels next to her two energetic boys, Rigo Gomez, 5, left, and Damian was hot. He wasn’t burned, but it light in the plug between the Gomez, 2, at a children’s playground in Sequim on Tuesday. children’s beds, but she said was hot to the touch. there may not be a way to know “I yelled at him to stay outjust knew it would all be gone,” “He is a full-time job, trying to A generous friend gave them side, and I closed the door so my for sure. she said. clothing for adults, but the chiltake care of him,” she said. baby couldn’t get back in.” “But I had my babies, and Gifts, work equipment “We almost lost him about two dren could use some more cloththat is all that mattered.” ing. Searched house years ago. We were by his bedAll of the family’s Christmas She said she is also happy Their sizes are 6T and 2T. side every day for about six presents — which had been She then made a frantic because Rigo, who is suffering To donate, phone Countryman months. wrapped the night before — as search of the house, crying out from kidney disease, has had a at 360-461-8101. “But he seems good this well as Gomez’ work equipment for Rigo to make a noise so she good month. __________ month.” for his job as a tree topper, were would know where he was. The family travels on a reguShe said that the family needs lar basis to Seattle Children’s also lost. “I was opening cabinets and Reporter Paige Dickerson can be everything but that clothing and reached at 360-417-3535 or at paige. Hospital for checkups and treat“I couldn’t even look at the doors and looking behind the email@example.com. ment. furniture top the list. house after I got out because I couches,” she said.
Dry Creek pedestrian bridge ready to use By Tom Callis
pletion of the trail, which will eventually run from Port Townsend to LaPush. “Without that bridge . . . that was just a big hole in the ground,” he said.
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PORT ANGELES — The new Dry Creek pedestrian bridge, part of the Olympic Discovery Trail, is ready for use. Glenn Cutler, city of Port Angeles public works utilities director, said Thursday that the span in west Port Angeles had been structurally complete for the “past week.” A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony or announcement wasn’t made because a sewer line still needs to be strung under the bridge and a sealant needs to be applied, he said. Both will be done in the spring. In the meantime, the bridge is open, Cutler said. “If people are going to walk down there, they are going to be knee-deep in mud,” he advised. The 200-foot-long bridge can be accessed via the for-
The trail extends about 40 miles through Clallam and Jefferson counties. But not all of the segments have been connected. West of the bridge, the trail runs a few miles to the Elwha River bridge. Portions of the trail have been completed around Lake Crescent, Preble said. To the east of Dry Creek, the route follows Milwaulkee Drive to the Port Angeles waterfront. From there, Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News it runs unhindered 28 miles The Dry Creek bridge span of the Olympic Discovery Trail on the west east along the former railedge of Port Angeles sits completed, although the trail approaches from road grade. either side are still under construction. ________ In Jefferson County, the trail runs six miles from Reporter Tom Callis can be mer railroad grade that Kacee Way and Lower Trails Coalition vice presi- Port Townsend to the Cape reached at 360-417-3532 or at runs from Milwaukee Drive Elwha Road. dent, said the bridge is a George trailhead. tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. and West 18th Street to Chuck Preble, Peninsula “huge step” toward the comPreble said volunteers com.
Things to Do Today and Thursday, Jan. 5-6, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End
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will work this spring to improve the the trail from between West 10th and 18th streets in Port Angeles by adding drainage pipes and more gravel to the old railroad grade. The same work will occur between 18th Street and Dry Creek bridge next year, he said. The bridge is estimated to cost $673,100. The city received a $367,500 state Recreation and Conservation Office grant for the bridge and trail improvements. The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe contributed $37,500. The trails coalition is contributing $100,000 in cash, materials and labor. Cutler said the project is on budget.
. . . planning your day on the North Olympic Peninsula
ment — Phone Carol Hatha- to business representatives. way at 360-460-3836 or e-mail Phone 360-460-0313. firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-in vision clinic — German conversation — Information for visually impaired All ages invited to German chat and blind people, including group. Must speak and under- accessible technology display, stand German. Discussion top- library, Braille training and variics include current events, ous magnification aids. Vision music, food and other topics. Loss Center, Armory Square Phone 360-457-0614 or 360- Mall, 228 W. First St., Suite N. 808-1522. Phone for an appointment 360457-1383 or visit www.vision Biz Builders — August lossservices.org/vision. Glass office building, 312 E. Fifth St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Open Art classes — Between
Port Angeles and Sequim. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For directions and costs, phone Susan Spar 360-457-6994. Acupuncture sessions — Licensed acupuncturist Jim Fox. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 10 a.m. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Walk-ins are welcome. Port Angeles United Methodist Women — Church parlor, 110 E. Seventh St., 10:30 a.m. George Rodes, director of
the Mount Angeles Unit of the tions, phone 360-452-2363, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olym- ext. 0. pic Peninsula, will speak. Open to women in the community. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — 1203 E. Lauridsen Guided walking tour — Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone Historic downtown buildings, 360-457-3532. an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” ChamBingo — Eagles Club Auxilber of Commerce, 121 E. Rail- iary, 110 S. Penn St., 11 a.m. to road Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 3 p.m. Lunch available. Open to p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 the public. Phone 360-452senior citizens and students, 3344. $6 ages 6 to 12. Children Turn to Things/C3 younger than 6, free. Reserva-
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Fun ’n’ Advice
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Teen fears for girlfriend’s safety DEAR ABBY: I’m dating a 15-year-old girl who was seriously physically abused in the past. She and her mom had to move away for a while but have now been told by the Department of Children and Family Services that it’s safe for them to move back with her father, who abused her. After seeing what goes on in this house and hearing her describe how they treat her, I think the physical abuse has changed to mental and emotional abuse. I’m not sure what to do because I’m 18 and it’s “illegal” that we are dating. It scares me that they can use anything against me. What to Do?
three years, “Sam,” came home from Van Buren basic training in the Army and told me he wanted to go active. (He was part of the National Guard.) He has asked me to go with him, and I agreed, but in order to do that, we have to be married. I love Sam very much and we have talked about marriage before, but not elopement. He hasn’t really Dear What to Do?: You are not “proposed” because he doesn’t have a in a position to do anything yourself. ring. We will be married but without If you try to get help for your girl- a real wedding — yet. friend, her parents could create probI have no problem with this. It’s a lems for you that would last a lifebit unconventional, but I love Sam time. However, that doesn’t mean and want to go with him. you shouldn’t encourage the girl to It will be an opportunity to travel, help herself by talking to a counand I could finish my degree online. selor, a trusted teacher or a clerThe problem is, how would I gyperson about the difficulties she’s define us as a couple? When we experiencing at home. move onto the base, I’m worried peoIf she does, they are mandated by ple will see my ringless finger and law to report abuse. And this is a ask questions. family that’s already been in the sysWhat should I tell them? And tem. when we do have the actual wedding, what will that be called? Don’t Want to be Dear Abby: I have been unable Embarrassed in California to ask “Mary” out — or at least see if she’s into me — because we both Dear Don’t Want to be Embarwork at the same place. I am not the rassed: Not all married women type to be shy with my feelings, but wear wedding rings, although most with her, it’s different. When I see do. If you are afraid there will be her, I forget everything else. questions if you’re not wearing one, It’s as if my whole world stops when I see her smile. She’s amazing! you and Sam might consider getting a used gold band to wear until he I want to ask her out, but I’m unsure how to, considering that I am can buy you something else. a woman. She does not know how I If that doesn’t appeal to you, then feel about her. What should I do? you’ll just have to tell people that Has It Bad in Arizona you are married and you have the license to prove it. (I doubt it will Dear Has It Bad: First, see if come to that.) there are regulations in your And when you and Sam are employee handbook that discourage finally able to have the wedding of employees from dating. your dreams, call it a renewal of If there aren’t, go slow and let your marriage vows because that Mary get to know you as a friend will be accurate. before trying to start a romantic –––––––– relationship. And before declaring Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, your feelings, be sure that a lesbian also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was relationship is one that your cofounded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letworker would welcome. ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box
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The Last Word in Astrology By Eugenia Last
Rose is Rose
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Sharing responsibilities will make the difference. Someone may try to stand in your way. If you have looked at every angle and have a response for every negative, you will get favorable results. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Socializing will lead to personal and professional opportunities. Your ability to adapt to whatever you are faced with will impress someone in a key position. A tradeshow, conference or geographical region that caters to your talents is a must. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It will be easy to send the wrong message if you say something out of turn or reveal information that should be kept secret. Changes at home will be a direct result of something you say to someone you depend on for comfort or money. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your emotions will hold you back. Put your differences aside and strive for perfection in all that you do and you cannot lose. A change in the way you do things will result, once you realize the cost involved and who is being greedy. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t let work bog you down when you should be focusing on your hobbies, friends, family or your lover. Nurture what’s important to you. Changes to your home life will lead to a brighter and more inviting future. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ve got everything going for you, so take advantage of your good fortune. Talk to people who can contribute to your goals and make changes that will give you greater freedom to excel. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Positive action and information will bring you good results, even if someone is trying to sabotage what you are trying to accomplish. Your determination, creativity and originality will separate you from everyone else. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Accept the inevitable but monitor every step of the way. Hold on to as much control as you can in order to look out for your own interests. Keeping the peace is one of your finer qualities and will come in extremely handy right now. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t fall for someone’s poor-me attitude or idle threats. Stop making excuses for being different or taking a path that others might not consider. Once you establish what you can do and how you can accomplish your goals, you will excel. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Getting together with peers will lead to decisions that can help you move forward with your plans. Your ideas and the way you express what you want to do will lead to furthering your interests. Travel for business will pay off. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Interaction will lead to someone you want to either work with or at least get to know better. Your creativity is high and your ability to get others to look at what you are trying to accomplish will pay off. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Try your hand at something new and you will find a way to earn extra income. Love and romance are on the rise but honesty will play an important role. Don’t promise anything you don’t intend to honor. 3 stars
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Things to Do
. . . planning your day on the North Olympic Peninsula
Continued from C1 Rosalie Secord’s Luck of the
Draw Band and guests perform First Step drop-in center at Smuggler’s Landing, 115 E. — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 Railroad Ave., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. p.m. Free clothing and equipFirst Wednesday parents ment closet, information and referrals, play area, emergency program — St. Matthew supplies, access to phones, Lutheran Church, 132 E. 13th computers, fax and copier. St., 6 p.m. Opportunity for parents and children to share a Phone 360-457-8355. potluck meal and parenting Museum at the Carnegie ideas. Bring a potluck dish. — Featured exhibit, “Strong Free child care. Phone 360People: The Faces of Clallam 457-4122 or visit stmatthew County.” Second and Lincoln portangeles.org and click on streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Chil- “Upcoming Events.” dren welcome. Elevator, ADA Bingo — Masonic Lodge, access and parking at rear of building. Phone 360-452-6779. 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, Women’s belly dancing drinks and pull tabs available. exercise class — Focus on Phone 360-457-7377. toning upper arms, chest, waist and hips. Port Angeles Senior Live music — Good MediCenter, 328 E. Seventh St., cine Band, The Junction, 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Drop-ins 242701 U.S. Highway 101. 6:30 welcome. Cost: $45 for six p.m. No cover. weeks or $8.50 per class. Phone 360-457-7035. Al-Anon — St. Columbine Room, Queen of Angels Braille training — Vision Church, 209 W. 11th St., 7:30 Loss Center, 228 W. First St., p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Suite N, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 360-457-1383, e-mail info@ visionlossservices.org or visit Thursday www.visionlossservices.org. PA Vintage Softball — Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowThe Answer for Youth — Drop-in outreach center for ship and recreation. Women 45 youth and young adults, provid- and older and men 50 and ing essentials like clothes, food, older. Phone Gordon Gardner Narcotics and Alcoholics Anon- at 360-452-5973 or Ken Foster ymous meetings, etc. 711 E. at 360-683-0141 for more information, time of day and locaSecond St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. tion. Domestic violence supGuided walking tour — port group — Healthy Families of Clallam County, 1210 E. Historic downtown buildings, Front St., Suite C, 3:30 p.m. to an old brothel and “Under4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Free ground Port Angeles.” Chamchildcare. Phone 360-452- ber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 3811. p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 Mental health drop-in cen- senior citizens and students, ter — The Horizon Center, 205 $6 ages 6 to 12. Children E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. younger than 6, free. ReservaFor those with mental disor- tions, phone 360-452-2363, ders and looking for a place to ext. 0. socialize, something to do or a Port Angeles Fine Arts hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360- Center — 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 457-0431. 360-457-3532. Senior meal — Nutrition Mental illness family supprogram, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., port group — For families and 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per friends of people with mental meal. Reservations recom- disorders. Peninsula Commumended. Phone 360-457- nity Mental Health Center, 118 8921. E. Eighth St., noon to 1:15 p.m. Phone Rebecca Brown, 360Overeaters Anonymous — 457-0431. Bethany Pentecostal Church, 508 S. Francis St., 5:30 p.m. Studium Generale — Port Phone 360-457-8395. Angeles natives The Bottom Line perform. Little Theater, Live music — Dave & Peninsula College, 1502 E.
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Lauridsen Blvd., 12:35 p.m. socialize, something to do or a hot meal. For more information, Free. phone Rebecca Brown at 360First Step drop-in center 457-0431. — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 Senior meal — Nutrition p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and program, Port Angeles Senior referrals, play area, emergency Center, 328 E. Seventh St., supplies, access to phones, 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per computers, fax and copier. meal. Reservations recomPhone 360-457-8355. mended. Phone 360-4578921. Museum at the Carnegie — Featured exhibit, “Strong Knit, crochet and spin — People: The Faces of Clallam All ages and skill levels, Veela County.” Second and Lincoln Cafe, 133 E. First St., 4:30 p.m. streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Chil- to 6 p.m. dren welcome. Elevator, ADA access and parking at rear of Volunteers in Medicine of building. Phone 360-452-6779. the Olympics health clinic — Gastric bypass surgery 909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 support group — 114 E. Sixth p.m. Free for patients with no St., No. 116, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. insurance or access to health Open to the public. Phone 360- care. For appointment, phone 457-1456. 360-457-4431. Laff Pack Clowns — Habitat for Humanity, 728 E. Front St., 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Public welcome. Phone 360-4577640. Teen Advisory Council — Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., 3:45 p.m. Discuss library programs, services and materials. For students in grades fifth through 12th. Food, prizes and snacks offered. Phone 360417-8502.
Tai chi class — Ginger and Ginseng, 1012 W. 15th St., 6:30 p.m. $12 per class or $10 for three or more classes. No experience necessary, wear loose comfortable clothing. Phone 360-808-5605. Monthly Oneness Blessings (Deeksha) — Unitarian Universalist, 73 Howe Road, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Donations accepted. All welcome. Visit www.onenessuniversity. org or phone 360-681-4784.
Newborn parenting class — “You and Your New Baby,” Bariatric surgery support third-floor sunroom, Olympic group — Terrace Apartments, Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone 360-457-1456. Phone 360-417-7652. Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorders and looking for a place to
Belly dance troupe — Shula Azar performs. Wine on the Waterfront, 115 E. Railroad Ave., 7:30 p.m. No cover. Phone Lauren Johnson 360-417-5489.
Peninsula Woodworkers Club — For those interested in all phases of woodworking from furniture and cabinet making to wood turning, carving, boat-building, instrument-making and construction. For details, phone Ed McKay at 360-928-3331 or Gary Haubold at 360-452-4919.
Sequim and the Dungeness Valley
360-681-2535 or e-mail info@ olympicdriftwoodsculptors.org. Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “Quilts As Art” and “Empty Bowls.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-683-8110. Kids crafts — First Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10:30 a.m. Phone 360-582-3428.
Intuition workshop — “Introduction to Intuitive Development,” Center of Infinite Today Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 11 Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain a.m. to 1 p.m. Kristine Walsh, Jane Lane, 6 a.m., 9 a.m. and metaphysician and facilitator. 6 p.m. Phone 206-321-1718 or Phone at 360-582-0083. visit www.sequimyoga.com. Sequim Open Aire Market Overeaters Anonymous — — Sequim Avenue and WashMen’s meeting, St. Luke’s Epis- ington Street, noon to 4 p.m. manager@sequim copal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., E-mail market.com or phone 360-4607 a.m. Phone 360-582-9549. 2668. Walk aerobics — First BapPoetry group — Informal tist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 reading, writing and critique of a.m. Free. Phone 360-683- poems, led by Bob Mitchell. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 2114. 921 E. Hammond St., 1 p.m. to Bird walk — Dungeness 2:30 p.m. Phone 360-477River Audubon Center, Rail- 3650. road Bridge Park, 2151 W. Italian class — Prairie Hendrickson Road, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Phone the Audu- Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. bon at 360-681-4076 or e-mail Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-6810226. email@example.com. Cardio-step exercise class — Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. $5 a person. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360-477-2409 or e-mail jhaupt6@wavecable. com.
Creative living workshop — “Who Are You Now? Creating the Life You Always Intended to Live!” Center of Infinite Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kristine Walsh, metaphysician and facilitator. For preregistration, phone 360582-0083.
Line dance class — Pioneer Park, 387 E. Washington Good News Club — Ages 5 St., Sequim, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Beginning, intermediate and through 12. Greywolf Elemenadvanced classes. $5 per class. tary room 136, 171 Carlsborg Road, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone 360-681-2987. Phone 360-683-9176 or visit Free blood pressure www.cefop.us. checks — Cardiac Services Open mic — Kelly Thomas Department, Olympic Medical Center medical services build- and Victor Reventlow host. The ing, 840 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to Buzz Cafe, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. noon. Music, comedy, poetry and Free karate lessons — dance. Phone 360-681-5455. Ideal for people fighting cancer Agnew Irrigation District encouraged by medical provid- — Agnew Helpful Neighbors ers to seek physical activity. Club, 1241 Barr Road, 7 p.m. Kathrin J. Sumpter at Sequim 360-452-2872. Martial Arts, 452 Riverview Drive, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Space limited. For reserva- Thursday tions, phone 360-683-4799. Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Jane Lane, 6 a.m. Phone 206Olympic Driftwood Sculp- 321-1718 or visit www. tors — Sequim Prairie Grange, sequimyoga.com. 290 Macleay Road, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors welcome. Phone Turn to Things/C8
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LOST: Dog. 3 month old female, black. Reward for safe return. Missed greatly. Missing date 12/1/10. 206-890-9376 LOST: Dog. Male Saint Bernard, answers to Mac, Dungeness area, Sequim. 477-9413. LOST: Dog. Sneaky Pete. Black husky, 3 legs, running near Chimacum. Very shy. Reward. Any info please call 360-732-4456.
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STOLEN ATV 63 year old disabled man Had his 2002 orange Honda Rancher stolen from 203 Dan Kelly Rd., P.A. on Thurs., Dec. 2. If you know somebody who got a new orange ATV around Christmas, please call the P.A. Police or 457-5647. Reward for info leading to an arrest and conviction of persons involved.
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AIDES/RNA OR CNA Best wages, bonuses. Wright’s. 457-9236. Energy Analyst City of Port Angeles $4377-$5192 w/benefits. Position is F/T, grant-funded and will be evaluated after 3 yrs. to determine if employment will continue. Educ: BA/BS or equiv in energy mgmt., physical sciences, engineering or related field; or equiv combination of educ and exp. Exp: 3 yrs or more in energy efficiency or work in the construction trades involving interpretation of building codes. Closes 1/31/11. To apply go to www.cityofpa.us or call Human Resources 360-4174510. COPA is an EOE
GOODWILL PORT TOWNSEND NOW HIRING Assistant Manager and Keyholder. Please submit resume and cover letter to: 602 Howard Street, Pt Townsend, WA 98368. RESIDENTIAL AIDES FULL-TIME OR ON-CALL Assist chronically mentally ill adults in daily living skills, cooking, and housekeeping. Req h.s./GED, exp pref’d. $10.13-$11.05/hr, DOE. FT w/benes, or add $1.hr for on-call work. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Details at www.pcmhc.org EOE
LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. RESIDENTIAL STAFF For new Maloney Heights 28-unit residence for chronically homeless: º Site Coordinator, Bachelor’s degr with 3-5 yrs. relevant exper. $29$31K, DOE. º Residential Aides, Assist w/daily living skills, cooking & housekeeping. Req h.s./GED; exper pref’d. $10.13-$11.05 hr., DOE. Both posns FT w/benes. resume to PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Details at www.pcmhc.org EOE ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840
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Buick: ‘00 LeSabre. Under 75,000 orig. miles. Sacrifice at $3,850, check Kelley Blue Book! 4-wheel disc brakes, adjustable steering wheel, air condition- 2 LOTS FOR SALE By ing, anti-lock brakes, Owner. CALL 253automatic head- 549-3345 PORT lights, premium ANGELES lot @ 222 sound with CD and W Park Ave Half cassette, cloth acre+ CLOSE IN upholstery, cruise TOWN Water, Power, control, intermittent and Sewer installed. Sequim condo FSBO: wipers, keyless Paved street, walk to 2 Br., 2 bath, oak entry, power locks, Albertson’s and High floors in liv, din, kit, remote trunk release, School. $99,000 single level 1,640 sf, split/folding seats, Owner financing Dia- incl. cedar lined steel wheels, tinted mond Point lot with sunrm off mstr bdrm windows. Call water view, perc, w/elec ready for hot 360-582-0300 nice yard water $69,000. tub, w/fenced patio, veg Owner financing. gardens, fruit trees, close to twn, mt MISC: 6” planer $50. view, appraised 1,200 watt generator, 10/10 $265,000. No $100. 18 cf refrigera- reasonable offer tor, $75. Small refused, would conupright freezer, $75. sider trade of land for 360-797-0023 partial equity. 360Dining room table MISC: Kenmore 683-1475 evenings and 4 matching range, $100. Refrig- 360-302-1339 chairs from Pier erator, Kenmore, One Imports. Table bone color with ice is in excellent conTime to burn those maker, $150. dition. Two of the holiday calories! 460-0643 chairs need very Club quality Stairminor work on the P.A.: 3 br., 2.5 ba. master. High quality legs. $250/obo. Call Check out this Stairmaster 2200. Jennifer at 452maintained, upscale beauty. Well 4319 or e-mail jenWhat a great house. runs perfect, easy to firstname.lastname@example.org transport. Would be No pets. $1,000. willing to transport if 452-9458 needed. $500. Contact 670-1152. P.A.: 4 Br., 1.5 ba. FORD: ‘94 Ranger. 6 cylinder, auto, air, $900 mo., 1st, last, deposit. 452-7530. canopy/liner. $1,400. TOYOTA: ‘98 Tacoma. 928-9565 5 speed, P.A.: 2 room for rent. 2WD, Organic farm. $375 124,500 miles, AM/ FM/CD, great tires, HORSES: Awesome ea, utili. 452-4021. new brakes, 21 calf horse, 15 yrs. MPG, bed liner & P.A.: Small 1 Br., water old, $3,000/obo. canopy, GOOD conview, good location, Also free pasture pet, W/D, carport. $525, dition. $5,050. 20 yr. old mare. 452-6965 $1,000 dep. No pets/ 477-1536 smoke. 452-8092.
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I am researching fami- P.A.: Nice, clean 3 Br., ly history and am try- 2 bath, well-maining to locate Eileen tained. No pet/ M. Smith, who relo- smoke. $1,100. cated from New York 360-457-8585 to Clallam County in or around 1974 at QUAD: ‘04 Kawasaki age 24. If you have 700 KFX. Hardly ridany information den. $3,500/obo. regarding Eileen, 461-2056 please contact me via email heidih24@ Sealy Posturepedic comcast.net or ultra-plush matphone 206-276-5002 tress and box springs. Full size. JEEP: ‘00 Wrangler. Bought new three auto, blk/blk, alloys. years ago. Used in $8,995. 683-7420. a clean, smoke-free home. $175/obo. KAYAK: Old Town Call Jennifer at 452Dirigo 10.5‘x2.5’ 4319 or e-mail jenwide, sky blue. $575. email@example.com. 683-2914
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ACROSS 1 “Truth in Engineering” automaker 5 Low-risk fin. investments 8 “Casablanca” star 14 Kirk’s Enterprise, for one 16 2009 sci-fi movie that is the highest-grossing film in history 17 63-Across, for one 18 Start of a quote 19 Biblical queen’s land 20 Enthuse 22 Red root veggie 23 __Kosh B’Gosh 25 Swipe 27 More of the quote 31 More than salty 34 Game with Skip cards 35 Actor Gibson 36 Workman’s wheeled cart 38 Make damp 41 “William Tell” composer 42 Load up with, as work 43 Coppertone letters 44 Org. with Ducks and Penguins 45 Bit of foliage 46 More of the quote 49 Sip slowly 51 Vein find 52 Trade 55 Luminous glow 57 Dispatch boat 61 End of the quote 63 Speaker of the quote, whose show premiered in syndication 1/5/1961 65 Bucking beasts 66 Intimate confidante 67 Three sheets to the wind 68 Super-secret intelligence gp. 69 Villagers’ tormentor in “Fiddler on the Roof” DOWN 1 Nile slitherers
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By DAVID OUELLET HOW TO PLAY: All the words listed below appear in the puzzle –– horizontally, vertically, diagonally, even backward. Find them and CIRCLE THEIR LETTERS ONLY. DO NOT CIRCLE THE WORD. The leftover letters spell the Wonderword. ABSOLUTE ZERO
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3 bed, 1.75 bath, 1,096 sf on large corner lot. Large kitchen. Master bath newly remodeled with tile shower & granite countertop. Peek-a-boo water view & mountain view. 1 car attached garage, detached 30x24 shop with wood heat. Fenced backyard with large patio. Near college. $208,000 360-460-7503 ALL ABOUT THE VIEW Great water view 2 story home at Diamond Pt. Currently the home has one Br. plus a den and a large bonus room, but the septic permit is for three bedrooms and a quick conversion would make this home exactly that. Large covered patio on the sunny southern side for barbecues, and a deck to relax on while you enjoy your water view. Beach acess and boat launch make this home perfect for the outdoor enthusiast. $249,950. ML250328 Brody Broker 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company
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BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM HOME Situated on 5.03 acres overlooking the Elwha River Valley and awesome views of the Olympic Mt Range and Juan de Fuca Strait. Fish from your own 200’ of river frontage. This is a welcome retreat setting with gorgeous trees. Beautiful rock fireplace. Oak flooring. Vaulted ceiling. Spacious kitchen. Master Br. suite. For the New Year find peace and contentment in this special home. $499,000. ML252402. Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY COTTAGE HOME Central Port Angeles location. Nice lot, 1 Br., 1.5 bath. Detached 2 car garage on paved alley. 450 sf basement area not counted in County record, includes half bath, laundry area and bonus room. $95,000. ML251947/127418. Shawnee Hathway Ochs 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE This large 3 Br. rambler graces a double corner lot. Back yard is all fenced and enjoys a sunny southern patio. Soft colors greet you, cove moldings add flare. New floor to ceiling gas fireplace. 4th bedroom or nice office and a double plus garage. $210,000. ML251932. Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY EXQUISITE CUSTOM HOME Built in 2005 with a separate office/den. Exceptionally landscaped with a large deck and a private wooded backyard. Beautiful hardwood floors and a large gourmet kitchen. Three car garage and RV parking! $319,000 Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146
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FANTASTIC VIEWS Strait, City lights, Victoria and Mount Baker. Vaulted cedar tongue and groove ceilings, skylights, fireplace with propane insert and two free standing propane stoves, separated master Br. Large wood deck off family room. RV parking with dump, water and electric. $397,000. ML251615. Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East FARM HOUSE Plus 19 acres located on S. Bagley Creek, this cute 2+ Br., 1 bath home offers some great country living. The acreage is dividable so that can accommodate up to 7 more homes. $345,000. ML251653. Tim Riley 417-2783 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY GET A LOT FOR THE PRICE With a little “elbow grease” this will be a great home. It’s move-in liveable now. Set on .8 acre with attached 2-car garage, 1-car carport and 2-bay RV pole barn and fenced back yard, there’s plenty of room for all your cars and “toys”. $169,000. ML252445. Carolyn and Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East HOME PLUS BUSINESS Established auto repair business (with large shop everything you need to hit the ground running) PLUS 2,250 sf home, all on 2.3 acres on two separate parcels. Owner financing may be available. $649,000. Ed Sumpter Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 808-1712 The pros at PENINSULA DAILY NEWS can design AND print your publication. Great quality at competitive prices. Call Dean at 360-417-3520 1-800-826-7714
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HORSE PROPERTY Already equipped with 2,400 sf barn, 3 horse stalls, tack room, 3.45 acres of fenced and crossfenced pasture. Another RV storage building is 1,600 sf with separate hobby rooms. Beautiful 3Br., 2 bath home with awesome covered porch, cannot be seen from the road. Close to town! $350,000. ML251565. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY IMMACULATE SINGLE LEVEL Beautifully landscaped. Spacious living, 10’ ceilings, tall doors/windows. Gourmet kitchen, cherry cabinets, honed granite counters, wide planked cherry floors, breakfast bar and pantry. $335,500. ML156557. Laura Halady 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow INCREDIBLE MOUNTAIN VIEWS Custom 4 Br., 2.5 bath home on 0.49 acres with a fantastic mountain view. Very private location. Large kitchen plus a walk-in pantry and propane range. Large master Br. Oversized attached 2 car garage plus additional detached 2 car garage for your toys $367,000 ML252133/42186 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY Located steps away from trails at Lincoln Park, schools nearby. New vinyl. Updated master bath. Newer carpet on stairs and upper level. Room for RV parking in back alley. $169,000 ML252431/161445 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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NEW YEAR, NEW HOME Quality built home by Green Crow with a great floor plan. 3 Br., plus a den, 2 baths, 1,572 sf with an attached 2 car garage. Located just off of Mt. Angeles road in an area of fine homes. $229,900. ML252158. Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. P.A.’S BEST KEPT SECRET Have you ever dreamed about living on a boat, a lakeside retreat or mountain top? Do you crave seclusion, saunas and relaxing dips in a hot tub? Looking for a place with city conveniences, elbow room and a quirky country feeling? Then this is the home for you. NW Contemporary with solar design features. Open concept floor plan with many nooks and crannies. Vaulted wood ceilings, sauna, hot tub, professional grade shop and unbelievable privacy on nearly a half-acre of land. $223,900. ML250920. Dick Pilling 460-7652 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
Sequim condo FSBO: 2 Br., 2 bath, oak floors in liv, din, kit, single level 1,640 sf, incl. cedar lined sunrm off mstr bdrm w/elec ready for hot tub, nice yard w/fenced patio, veg gardens, fruit trees, close to twn, mt view, appraised 10/10 $265,000. No reasonable offer refused, would consider trade of land for partial equity. 360683-1475 evenings 360-302-1339
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RENTAL PROPERTY Great location close to the college for these 2 duplexes. Total 4 fully rented, 1 bedroom units. Make your investments work for you. Many improvements made in the last 4 years. $279,000. ML252471. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY SPLIT LEVEL HOME Enjoy a leisurely stroll thru neighborhood and wooded areas. 3 Br., 2.25 bath, multistory, recently painted exterior and reroofed in 2008. Open style kitchen with island bar. Dining area and master Br. have access to wood deck. Living room wired for surround sound and has wood stove for cozy winter evenings. $267,500. ML252072. Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEW Wonderful custom 3 Br., 2.5 bath home boasts hardwood floors, a large entertaining kitchen with walk-in pantry and a spacious rec/bonus room. The master bedroom’s vaulted ceiling is uniquely designed with interesting lines and a sky light which adds charm to this special room. His and hers must have walk-in closets. On 7.35 acres $475,000 ML252447/162636 Lynn Moreno 477-5582 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY WELL MAINTAINED Manufactured home on .45 acres. Fully fenced yard, sunroom off back porch, 2 car detached garage close to stores and bus line. New roof on both garage and home. $150,000. ML250465/34906. Jennifer Felton 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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2 LOTS FOR SALE By Owner. CALL 253549-3345 PORT ANGELES lot @ 222 W Park Ave Half acre+ CLOSE IN TOWN Water, Power, and Sewer installed. Paved street, walk to Albertson’s and High School. $99,000 Owner financing Diamond Point lot with water view, perc, water $69,000. Owner financing. BEAUTIFUL PASTORAL PROPERTY With partial mountain view. Level building site with covered year-round Agnew Creek. PUD water, power and septic already installed. Conveniently located between Sequim and Port Angeles in an area of nice homes. $99,900. ML125075. Dianna Erickson 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East JUST OVER 1 ACRE Very private building site boarders Olympic Discovery Trail. Great location in between Port Angeles and Sequim. $64,500. ML251889. Paul Beck 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT 4 Lots to choose from in this “Built Green” residential sub division. All utilities and Infrastructure are in. All you need are your house plans. $48,000 ea. ML252455. Harriet Reyenga 460-8759 WINDERMERE P.A.
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NEW LISTING! Enjoy a beautiful view of the Strait of Juan De Fuca from this 4.7 acre parcel near the top of Benson Road. This would be the perfect spot for your dream water view home. Lot would lend itself well to a house plan with a walk out basement. PUD power is in road and Site Registration is on file with Clallam County. $80,000. ML252443 Kimi Robertson 360-461-9788 JACE The Real Estate Company RING. . . RING. . . Yes it’s a NEW YEAR and time to start thinking about a location for your dream home. This 2.6 acre water and mountain view parcel at the top of Benson Hill should be on the top of your list. $149,000. ML242340. David Ramey 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
P.A.: 1 Br., nice, no pets/smoke. 1st/last dep. $395. 452-1234 P.A.: Quiet and clean. 1 Br. $540. 206-200-7244 61 Apartments Furnished 62 Apartments Unfurnished 63 Duplexes 64 Houses 65 Share Rental/Rooms 66 Spaces RV/Mobile 67 Vacation 68 Commercial Space
CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent ref req. $700. 452-3540. P.A.: Central, newer 2 Br., DW, W/D, no smoke/pets. $650. Lease, credit check. 360-796-3560 PENN PLACE APTS. 1 Br., $550, $550 dep. 2 Br., $650, $650 dep. W/D, dishwasher. 457-0747, leave message, will return call after 6 p.m.
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P.A.: 2 Br. senior cottage, all utilities incl. except phone, W/D, housekeeping and dining services avail upon request. Inquire at Park View Villas, corner of 8th and G St., P.A. 452-7222 for showing. SEQUIM: 2 Br., 1 ba. $725, dep and credit check 360-385-5857
3 Br., 1.5 bth, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1125 First, last, dep. Non-smk/pets. Address: 1527 W. 10th. 206-898-3252.
3 Br., 2 bath, O’Brien Rd. Pets ok. Possible horse. $900 + dep. 360-461-7428 319 E. 6th St. Central P.A. $825 mo., water/ gar/sewr incl. Lg 2 Br., 1 bath, basement, garage. Pets OK. 1st, lst, dep 477-6648 A Furnished 3 Br., 2 bath VIEW Home in Port Townsend. Remodeled & Upgraded. $1,400. Also for sale @ $399,900 MLS# 96766 24 Hr FREE Recorded Info 1-888-873-5447 ext. 400 CENTRAL P.A.: Country in city, 2 Br., updated, nice house. $800 or $825. References, deposits. Drive by 415 Valley and call 460-7652. Clean, furnished 1 Br. trailer with tip out, near beach, util. incl. $650. 928-3006. DIAMOND PT: 2 Br., 2 bath. $695. 360-681-0140
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P.A.: 3 br., 2.5 ba. Check out this upscale beauty. What a great house. No pets. $1,000. 452-9458 P.A.: 4 Br, 1.5 ba, no smoking. $1,000 mo, $1,000 sec. 417-0153
P.A.: 3 Bd/2 ba, 1838 W. 12th. No smoke. $875. 360-301-0875. P.A.: 3 Br., 1 bath, W/D, central, pet OK. $925 mo. 460-5217.
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P.A.: 4 Br., 1.5 ba. $900 mo., 1st, last, deposit. 452-7530. P.A.: Nice, clean 3 Br., 2 bath, well-maintained. No pet/ smoke. $1,100. 360-457-8585 P.A.: Small 1 Br., water view, good location, W/D, carport. $525, $1,000 dep. No pets/ smoke. 452-8092.
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SEQUIM: 3 BR, 1 BA, 2 car garage, W/D. $900/mo. 1st & last month+ $1000 dep, Credit check. 253-709-9458 SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 bath, fenced, in town, $500 deposit. $1,100. 683-1695. SEQUIM: Available Feb. 1, 4 Br. $800 mo. 1st, last, dep. 360-683-3245
SEQUIM AREA BEAUTIFUL FARMHOUSE. 4 bdr., 2 ba., modern kit., fplc., sun rm., gar., fenced yd., Clean, bright and spacious. No smoking, or pets. $1,350 plus cleaning dep. Call 360-387-4911 for appt to view.
West PA: 3 Br., 1 ba on quiet street. Lg fenced yd. 1st, last & dep. Pets OK. $800/mo. Call Chris 206-383-1407.
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P.A.: 2 room for rent. Organic farm. $375 ea, utili. 452-4021. P.A.: 3 rooms avail., share bath, hardwood floors, garage, carport, fenced yard, approved pets OK, W/D, dishwasher. $325 mo. + 1/3 util. Sarah at 460-5217.
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MISC: Kenmore range, $100. Refrigerator, Kenmore, bone color with ice maker, $150. 460-0643
COFFEE TABLES: 2 blonde finish coffee tables, 1 large, $40 and 1 small $30, very good condition. 681-4429 CORNER LOVESEAT: Beige, dark brown trim, down pillows, matching chair, $250. 582-0605.
Dining room table and 4 matching chairs from Pier One Imports. Table is in excellent condition. Two of the chairs need very minor work on the legs. $250/obo. Call Jennifer at 4524319 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org DINING TABLE: 4x6, maple top, white legs, excellent condition. $150/obo. 360-344-3577 DINING TABLE: With 4 chairs, blonde finish nice set. $140. 681-4429 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Large, very sturdy, light colored oak. Plenty of room for a large television with two big storage drawers underneath, plus a side cabinet with three shelves and glass-front door. $175/obo. 360-775-8746 LOVE SEAT: Blue fabric, over stuffed, great shape. $200/ obo. 681-3299. Sealy Posturepedic ultra-plush mattress and box springs. Full size. Bought new three years ago. Used in a clean, smoke-free home. $175/obo. Call Jennifer at 4524319 or e-mail email@example.com. SET: Large, dark wood matching dresser with mirror, armoire, and night stand. $700 all. 360-457-8464 SOFA: Like new. $500/obo. 670-5948.
CASE: HP Mini Case and portable mouse with 4 GB flash drive. $25. Open but never used. 452-6439 Chainsaw carvings available, $50/obo. 452-7461 CHRISTMAS TIME Beautiful coat, leather and suede. $100/ obo. Call Debbie at 360-452-6034 COMFORTER SET Barney twin, with sheets, good shape. $15. 452-9693, eves.
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DRESSES: 3 nice prom dresses size small, like new worn once, call for description. $30 each. 452-9693 or 360-417-3504 ESTATE ITEMS: Pacesaver power scooter, like new, $750. 20s rocker $200, matching 20s chair $100. 3 dressers $45 each. 20s vanity with round mirror $175. 50s dresser with rectangle mirror $125. 50s kitchen table $50. Computer desk set $100. Metal office desk $50. 457-4837. FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FIREWOOD: Seasoned fir. Full cord. $195. 452-6106 GEM STONES: Faceted amethyst, $8$12 per carat, many stones. Custom cut opals, $50-$200 per carat, many stones. Rubies from $50 a carat. Sapphires from $75 per carat. 670-3110 MISC: 6” planer $50. 1,200 watt generator, $100. 18 cf refrigerator, $75. Small upright freezer, $75. 360-797-0023 MISC: ‘95 F150 4x4, parts, $500. Cont. Gem Topper, cost $1,600, sell $500. 3 Husqvarna chainsaws, $300-$500. Leister plastic heat welder, $200. 48 Jeepster tranny, 3 sp with electric O/D, $500. 461-8060. MISC: Bird cage, 6’x 4’x30”. $200. Parrot play stand, $50. Recumbent Schwinn exercise bike, $175. 452-9302 MISC: Metal bunk bed, $100. 3’x6’x8” bookshelf, $80. File cabinet $10. Foosball table, $25. 12’ trampoline, $50. 360-477-0351 MISC: Regency, wood burning stove, gold door and 5.5’ piping, excellent shape, $1,200/obo. Sanio 24” TV w/stand, $75/obo. Mini fridge, brand new, $75. 360-461-2894 SEASONED FIREWOOD $170 cord. 360-670-1163
VIOLIN: Becker 3/4, with case. $350. 360-452-3402
Hunt private land in Wyoming. From $1,250. 808-3370. KAYAK: Old Town Dirigo 10.5‘x2.5’ wide, sky blue. $575. 683-2914 PISTOL: Kel-Tec P3 AT 380 auto, 3 mags. $270. 461-6808. SH OTGUN: BRNO. 12 gauge, SxS, side lock, $550. 681-0814 Time to burn those holiday calories! Club quality Stairmaster. High quality Stairmaster 2200. Well maintained, runs perfect, easy to transport. Would be willing to transport if needed. $500. Contact 670-1152. TREADMILL: Cadence model 1005, almost like new. $200. 683-2082.
TABLE SAW: Cast iron, 8”. $25. 457-4971
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SALE: Thurs, Fri, and Sat. 9 - 6 p.m. 1829 W 4th St. Lots of furniture, record console, lots of 33 rpm LPs, runs great, entertainment center, dresser, vanity, recliner, and more.
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BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Best Olympic or Glasply 17-19’ boat. Up to $5,500. 681-6038. WANTED: Reloading equip. presses, dies, scales and misc. 360-457-0814 WANTED: Wheelchair elevator for Dodge van. 452-2615. WANTED: Woodstove under $300. Please call 457-5209.
SHED: Storage shed for sale, large 22x18 free standing storage shed, see pics in PDN online ad, Diamond PT. U-Haul. $1,200/obo. 683-4550 Ten cords fir firewood $165 ea or trade for truck/big saw. Cut, split, delivered. FULL cords, not dry. came from big trees, nice, straight grain and lots of dense heartwood. will haul to west side or P.T. for extra. 670-5655. TICKETS: (2) Eric Clapton w/Los Lobos, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., Key Arena. Good seats, 50 yard line, second level. $95 ea. 683-8278. UTILITY TRAILER Heavy duty tandem axle trailer, all steel, 4’x8’, 5’ drop down ramp, front tongue storage, new tires with spare, 2’ sideboards. $1,750/obo. In Sequim. 206-940-1849
Spkrs & AV Surround Receiver:Two Bose 201V speakers $99. One Denon AVB1508 AV Sur. Rec/amp. $99. HDMI & AV cables Incl. Neither Spkrs nor Rec. have ever been used. 681-2779
BIRDS: (2) male cockatiels, $100 both. (1) green cheeked conure, 5 yrs old, hand trained, $150. 360-565-0105
Food/Produce Pets Farm Animals Horses/Tack Farm Equipment
TREES ARE IN Fruit and ornamental, and blueberry bushes and cypress. G&G Farms, off Taylor Cutoff Rd., Sequim. 683-8809
Adorable Chihuahua Puppies. These playful adorable pups are 8 weeks old and ready for a loving home. Guaranteed to melt your heart. $350. Please leave a message. 461-4115. AKC GOLDEN PUPS Pedigree of Int champion (sire). 12 lbs at 8 weeks, paper trained, loving companions, ready now. 1st shots and wormed. $550. 681-3390 or 775-4582 evenings.
Christmas Chihuahuas. Purebred Chihuahuas cute and friendly 11 weeks old one male one female. Shots wormed and paper trained. $200-$300. 360-670-3906 FREE: To good home. Healthy senior house cat with all supplies. Gray short haired, female, spayed, declawed, friendly and affectionate. Needs senior home to share love. Cell 808-1694. 582-9363. IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS Really nice male Lab puppies. Just had 2nd shots, 10 wks. old. $125. 417-0808. KITTEN: Female Minx/Snowshoe mix. $100. 681-3838. LHASA APSO: Christmas Puppies! Ready to go, Tuxedo and Parties, 2 litters to choose from, 5 girls, 5 boys. $300-350. 477-8349 LHASAPOOS: 2 black females, $300 ea. 477-8349 MISC: AKC Pembroke Welsh Corgi, 1 yr old neut. male, $450. Charlie the pet wethered goat, free to good home. 681-2486 PUPPIES: (2) male Pit Bull mix. 7 mo old, $50 each. Only serious inquiries, To good home only. 360-463-1699 PUPPIES: AKC Registered Mini-Schnauzer puppies. Born 08/14/2010. First shots, dew claws removed, tails docked. 2 males and 1 female left from litter. $350. Call 360-460-7119 PUPPIES: Black Lab, champion sired, AKC registered, great blood lines, 3 left, 11 wks. old. $350. 912-2785 TOY POODLES: AKC, 8 wks, 1st shot, wormed, black male, red male, cream apricot female. 1 year white neutered male. $450/limited-$600. 452-2579
BULL: 8 mo. $550. 683-2304.
MISC: Tractor, Kubota L210, 2WD, 21 hp, diesel, 265 orig. hrs, exc. shape, $2,850. 60” brush hog mower, $485. 360-681-4256
LIVINGSTON: Model 12-T Resort. Seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer. $6,800. 681-8761. RARE PANGA 26’ BOAT FISHERMAN’S DREAM Magic Tilt Trailer & essentials for this beautiful ride. New floor & engines overhauled. 2 bimini tops, custom boat cover, gps, radio, etc. In Sequim. $18,500/obo. 707-277-0480
APOLLO: ‘07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558. HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘02 883 Hugger. 6K, like new, maroon. $4,800. 457-4020. HARLEY: ‘05 Soft Tail Deluxe. Glacier white, vivid black, 2,000 mi. 1450 ST1 EFI, bags, chrome foot boards, sport rack, back rest, lots of chrome, much gear included garaged. $17,500. 460-0895. HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800 R. Candy apple red, excellent condition, garaged, 13K miles, new tires, custom seat by Richs, saddle bags, windshield, road guards, Cargo box. Aux lights, sissy seat with back, many extras. $8500/OBO. 360-797-1254
HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. HONDA: ‘95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023.
JPM: ‘09 Raptor Cruiser. Under 1,500 mi., gray and silver, dual exhaust, dual front disc brakes, water cooled, chain drive, saddle bags, exc. condition! $2,195. 360-390-8287 KAWASAKI: ‘03 KLX 400. Very clean. Low miles. $2,500/obo. 461-7210
QUAD: ‘06 Eton 150. Low hrs. good condition. Daughter’s quad. $1,800/obo. 461-7210 RHINO: ‘09 Yamaha 700. Fuel injected. Great condition. Low miles. $9,500/obo. 417-3177
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GLASTRON: ‘08 GT 185 Bowrider $16,500. Must see. Like brand new. 67hrs of fresh water only use on Vortec V6 with Volvo Penta outdrive. Excellent package. Stereo and depth finder. Will throw in lots of extras so ready for tubing and skiing. Great family package. 360-461-0813.
QUAD: ‘06 Suzuki Quad Sport Z250. Like new. $2,600 firm. 360-452-3213. URAL: ‘03 Wolfe. 1,000 mi. $3,200. 460-0895
‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40’, 3 slides, 6 speed Allison Trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner cooktop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sony AM/FM/CD, VCR, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table, light oak interior, washer/dryer hookup, 6 kw generator, leveling system, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k), gently used, non smokers. $117,000. 360-683-3887 5TH WHEEL: ‘89 26’ Alpenlite DL. With hitch, loaded. $4,000. 452-3402. 5TH WHEEL: ‘96 30’ Snowbird. 1 slide, like new condition. $10,000. 452-2929. CAMPER: 8’. $200/ obo. 683-2426. CAMPER: Hydraulic jacks, gas and electric fridge, gas range and heater. Clean. $600/obo. 477-6098. MOTOR HOME: ‘05 Winnebago Journey 39K. 27,000 mi., loaded, 3-sides, 350 Cat diesel, 6.5 Onan generator. $115,000. 460-0895 MOTOR HOME: ‘92 23’ Itasca. 30K, good condition. $11,500. 452-2162. MOTOR HOME: ‘92 37’ Infinity. Beautiful country coach. Home on wheels. Immaculate inside and out. Great home for snow birds or for travel. Has all the bells and whistles. Must see to appreciate. $40,000/obo. 460-1071 MOTOR HOME: ‘93 30’ Monterey. Loaded $8,900. 797-1625 MOTOR HOME: ‘94 28’ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970
SUZUKI: ‘05 Boulevard (S50). Very nice, well maintained. Gray, saddlebag hardware, great bike for smaller people. 14K miles. Garage stored. $3,500/obo. 460-0012 or jbgoode1017@hotmail .com SUZUKI: ‘98 Maurder. 800cc, 1 owner, FMC, D&H pipes, custom seat, cruise, sissy bar, billett mirrors, 15K. Great entry cruiser. $2,500. 360-457-6510
YAMAHA: ‘03 YZ85. Runs great, son outgrown, $800. 360-457-0913 or 360-461-9054
YAMAHA: ‘05 660 Raptor. Comes with paddle tires mounted on extra wheels. New chain and sprockets, New graphics and seat cover, new batt, new clutch, pro circuit T4 muffler. $2,800. Contact Justin 461 6282.
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MOTOR HOME: ‘98 26’ Tioga Class C. Gen., A/C, kept in garage, V10. $13,000. 457-7097. MOTOR HOME: ‘98 30’ class C, Itasca Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14’ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, serviced, ready to roll. $18,500. 452-2148 TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TRAILER: ‘05 Tahoe Transport Toy Hauler. 24’. Good condition. 4K Onan generator. $17,000. 417-3177. TRAILER: ‘06 Jayco 26S. ULTRALIGHT. Slideout, Equal-i-zer hitch. Great! $13,900. 683-7444. WANTED: Later model truck camper. Cash. 360-770-2410
STUDDED TIRES: (4) 195/70 R14. $120. 452-8098, 670-9199 TIRES/WHEELS: (4) Michelin all season (snow/mud) low miles, one season, 225/60/18, Dodge Charger wheels, 18” caps, lug nuts, polished. $400 ea. 683-7789 WHEELS: (4) MB Motoring 18”, with all terrain steel belted radial tires (285/60R18-1205). $1,200. Call Pat at 460-1145
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CHEV ‘04 K2500H SILVERADO CREW CAB 4X4 5.6 liter Vortex V8, automatic, dual exhaust, lifted, alloy wheels, 35” tires, brush guard, bed liner, running boards, tow package, power windows, locks, and mirrors, CD stereo, cruise control, tilt, air. Kelley Blue Book Value of $22,370! Sparkling clean inside and out! Nice big lift! Stop by Gray Motors today and Save some bucks on your next truck! $18,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com CHEV ‘99 SUBURBAN SPORT UTILITY4X4 5.7 liter (350) Vortex V8, automatic, alloy wheels, privacy glass, tow package, power windows, locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, leather seats, keyless entry, CD and cassette stereo, cruise control, tilt, air, rear air, dual front air bags. Kelley Blue Book value of $7,485! Good strong runner! Straight and clean! Perfect winter rig for the whole family! $4,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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CHEV: ‘70 3/4 Ton. $850. 360-434-4056. GMC: ‘97 4WD. Runs good, 140K mi. $3,000. 683-4401. CHEV: ‘85 S10 Tahoe King Cab 4x4. Auto, P.S., TB, A/C, tilt, AM/FM. New shocks, battery, tires, 2.8 engine. Great first vehicle, dependable, clean. $3,100. 360-452-7439 CHEV: ‘86 Suburban. Good condition. 3rd seat, extra full set wheels. Nice white paint exterior, tan interior. $2,500/ obo. 360-374-6409.
CHEV: ‘90 Suburban 4 WD 2500. Low miles, auto, good tires, straight body 4WD, V8, clean inter, no rips, tow pkg runs great. Heavy bumper w/winch. $3,500. Forks 360-374-9512.
FORD: ‘06 Expedition XLT. This expedition is in nearly new condition and has only 60,000 miles with lots of options. $16,500. Please call Sunday through Thursday. 360-460-6213 FORD: ‘87 Super Cab manual, 4x4 and Eaton rear end. $1,000. Call after 11 a.m. 457-1457. FORD: ‘88 F250 111K mi., 4x4. $3,000/obo. 808-5605 FORD: ‘97 F150. 5.4, new tires, trans, batt. Clean. $6,500/obo. 360-681-2643 GMC ‘04 YUKON XL K1500 AWD SLT. 74K original miles. 5.3 liter V8 engine, auto, fully loaded, moon roof, Bose premium audio system, CD changer, dual power heated seats, OnStar, DVD entertainment system, silver metallic exterior, gray leather interior, One very clean, well optioned SUV at $19,995
Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090
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HONDA: ‘03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282.
Heavy Equipment/ Trucks
BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12” Raymarine chart plotter displaying radar, GPS, digital fish finder; Yamaha electric start and tilt kicker, dual electric downriggers, aluminum trailer, moored Neah Bay last 3 yrs., now stored West Bay Boat Sequim. $27,500. Garry at 683-7176
Job loss forces bottom price. Must sell to pay loan. 1979 Fiberform 26' Baja Flybridge Galvanized EZ-Loader trailer (1999 dual axle) Chevy 350 engine with rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet 280 Volvo outdrive. $2,500. 360-504-2298 PST In Port Angeles.
QUAD: ‘04 Kawasaki 700 KFX. Hardly ridden. $3,500/obo. 461-2056 91 Aircraft 92 Heavy Equipment/Truck 93 Marine 94 Motorcycles/Snowmobiles 95 Recreational Vehicles 96 Parts/Accessories 97 Four Wheel Drive 98 Trucks/Vans 99 Cars
KAWASAKI: ‘09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973.
SEMI-END DUMP ‘85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153.
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A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 10 Capt. Sanders 360-385-4852 www.usmaritime.us
HORSES: Awesome calf horse, 15 yrs. old, $3,000/obo. Also free pasture pet, 20 yr. old mare. 477-1536
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Brittany: $500. Beautiful, house trained, great with kids, very loving, 9 mo old male. Scott at 477-9266
Training Classes Jan. 11. Greywolf Vet. 683-2106.
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GMC: ‘97 Suburban. ‘454’ 4WD, 3rd seat, tow pkg., new tires, MP3/CD 4 speaker stereo, AC front and rear, power seats, cruise control, 189K mi. All systems work well. $4,200. 461-6460
HONDA: ‘01 Passport. 79K mi., V6, auto, tinted windows, cd/am/fm, ac, airbags, runs well, good cond., new trans. from Midway, silver. $5,400/obo. 360477-1072 msg. or email: sjones.interest@gma il.com. JEEP ‘02 LIBERTY 4x4, auto, 3.7 liter. The Original Buy Here Pay Here! 90 Days Same as Cash. Lowest in house financing guaranteed! $8,495 The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788 JEEP: ‘00 Wrangler. auto, blk/blk, alloys. $8,995. 683-7420. KIA ‘04 SORENTO 4x4, 5 speed, red. 2 to choose from! Military discounts! Flexible payment plans! The Original Buy Here Pay Here! 90 Days Same as Cash. Lowest in house financing guaranteed! $8,995 The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788 NISSAN: ‘08 Frontier King Cab. V6 4x4, 24K mi., silver ext. matching canopy, bedliner, auto windows-locks, remote ent, cruise, CD, oversize tires, below KBB val of $20,425. Records avail., no accidents. Very clean. $18,600. Call 360-670-1400
ACURA ‘01 3.5 RL 89K original miles. One owner, 3.5 liter V6. Auto, fully loaded, dual power seats, CD changer, Bose sound system, silver exterior, black leather interior, moon roof, This Acura literally looks new inside and out. A ton of car at $10,995
Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090
CHEV: ‘38 Pickup. All original, garaged, needs rear end. $15,000. Only serious buyers please. 457-3990, 775-1139
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CHEV: ‘84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210. CHEV: ‘91 S-10. Runs $800 461-6246
CHEV: ‘98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $5,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876 DODGE ‘05 DAKOTA QUAD CAB ST 4X4, 83K original miles, auto, 3.7 liter V6, air, tinted windows, cruise, CD player, tilt steering wheel, silver exterior, gray cloth interior, tow package. Spotless Carfax. One clean reliable truck at $10,995
Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090
FORD: ‘02 E150. Cargo van, only 33K miles, great truck. $5,900. 457-0655. FORD: ‘70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. FORD: ‘79 Flatbed. Runs good. $2,000/ obo. 683-0940. FORD: ‘87 Econoline. New wheels/tires, very clean. $1,000 firm. 683-8249. FORD: ‘90 F250. Ext. cab, long box, 48,660 mi., new HD service brakes, set up for 5th wheel, excellent condition. $5,500. 796-4929. FORD: ‘94 Ranger. 6 cylinder, auto, air, canopy/liner. $1,400. 928-9565 FORD: ‘95 F150 XLE Ext cab, 8’ bed w/lockable lid, 66k, auto w/o/d, full power, 351 Winsor tow pkg, always garaged, very very clean, below book @ $6,000. 683-8133. FORD: ‘99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839.
FORD: Step Van. One of a Kind, Endless Possibilities, Solid. 40k on a thrifty Cummins diesel; great tires; new battery; no rust. Food truck? Contractor? RV conversion? Only $4,000/obo. 360-820-2157
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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. APN: 042902-119020 TS No: WA-08-200457-SH I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/14/2011, at 10:00 AM, The main entrance to the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier's check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 2 OF RUBINO SHORT PLAT RECORDED JULY 15,1980 IN VOLUME 8 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 78, UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY AUDITOR'S FILE NO. 509589, BEING A PORTION OF PARCEL 3 OF SURVEY RECORDED IN VOLUME 2 OF SURVEYS, PAGE 8, UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY AUDITOR'S FILE NO. 449420, BEING A PORTION OF THE EAST HALF OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 29 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN CLALLAM COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly known as: 73 WAGGLER WAY SEQUIM, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 10/17/2005, recorded 10/21/2005, under Auditor's File No. 2005 1167874, in Book -, Page -, records of CLALLAM County, Washington, from DOUGLAS B HAWES, A MARRIED MAN, as Grantor(s), to OLYMPIC PENINSULA TITLE, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GREENPOINT MORTGAGE FUNDING, INC., as Beneficiary, (only if current beneficiary different from original beneficiary)the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GREENPOINT MORTGAGE FUNDING, INC. to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. 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 Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $124,970.97 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $511,144.49, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 5/1/2008, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 1/14/2011. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/3/2011(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 1/3/2011(11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/3/2011(11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, 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): DOUGLAS B HAWES, A MARRIED MAN 73 WAGGLER WAY SEQUIM, WA 98382 by both first class and certified mail on 9/18/2008, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in 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 costs and 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 interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this 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 tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. T.S. No.: WA-08-200457-SH Dated: 10/11/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington, as Trustee By: Brooke Frank, Assistant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstatement info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com For Service of Process on Trustee: Quality Loan Service Corp., of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE Suite N-20 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 ASAP# 3769301 12/15/2010, 01/05/2011 Pub.: Dec. 15, 2010, Jan. 5, 2011
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NISSAN: â€˜86 Ex. cab. 4 cyl., 5 sp, nice. $1,200. 681-7632.
CHEV: â€˜00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $5,000. 775-1821
PLUMBING VAN: â€˜02 Ford, job site ready, plus extra plumbing parts, 28K orginial mi. $20,000/obo. 360-385-2773
CHEV: â€˜76 Suburban. 454, 143K, runs good. $800/obo. 360-681-2427
TOYOTA: â€˜89 Pickup. $2,500. 460-6172 TOYOTA: â€˜98 Tacoma. 2WD, 5 speed, 124,500 miles, AM/ FM/CD, great tires, new brakes, 21 MPG, bed liner & canopy, GOOD condition. $5,050. 452-6965
ACURA â€˜92 LEGEND L SEDAN 3.2 liter V6, auto, dark Gray exterior, black leather interior, moon roof, non-smoker, 2 owner car. Spotless Carfax. One really clean fully loaded affordable luxury sedan at $3,695
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BMW: â€˜94 530i. V8 5 spd. $3,500. 425-753-1666 BMW: â€˜96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220. BUICK â€˜03 LESABRE Custom, economical 3.8 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD, power windows, locks and seat, keyless entry, 65,000 miles, very clean local trade, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $7,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com Buick: â€˜00 LeSabre. Under 75,000 orig. miles. Sacrifice at $3,850, check Kelley Blue Book! 4-wheel disc brakes, adjustable steering wheel, air conditioning, anti-lock brakes, automatic headlights, premium sound with CD and cassette, cloth upholstery, cruise control, intermittent wipers, keyless entry, power locks, remote trunk release, split/folding seats, steel wheels, tinted windows. Call 360-582-0300 BUICK: â€˜97 LaSabre. Excellent codntion, 1 owner. $4,700. 683-6051 after 4 p.m. BUICK: â€˜99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038 CADILLAC â€˜98 DEVILLE SEDAN 78K original miles! 4.6 liter Northstar V8, auto, fully loaded, leather, 2 owner senior local trade-in, non-smoker, blue exterior, blue interior, fantastic condition throughout. Runs and drives like new. A whole lot of car for $4,995
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CADILLAC: â€˜66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327 CADILLAC: â€˜91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV â€˜89 BLAZER 5.7 liter V8, auto, 4x4, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM and cassette, power windows and locks, tow package, ralley wheels, running boards, 122,000 miles, very clean and reliable trade in. $3,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHEV: â€™70 Chevelle. Big block wagon, new paint, tires, more. $5,500/obo. No reasonable offer refused. 417-1896. CHEV: â€˜72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, â€˜71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915 CHEV: â€˜75 Corvette Stingray. Must sell, 350, matching #s, 149k original miles, rebuilt turbo, 400 tran, rebuilt rear end, all new suspension, front and rear sway bar, turbo hood and stock hood. $6,500 or make offer. 670-1440
Classic Olds. 78' Olds Cutlass Supreme Brougham. 86,000 miles, V8, sunroof, garage kept. few minor parking lot dings. Excellent condition. Runs well. 1 owner. interior in excellent condition. $11,000/obo. 360-683-9770
FORD: â€˜01 Explorer Sport. 2WD, 5 sp, 126K, good cond. $3,000. 928-9430. FORD: 1929 Model â€œAâ€?. Roadster, 10 footer. $17,500 firm. 681-5403
CHEV: â€˜99 Monte Carlo. 84K mi. $2,000. 461-6758.
FORD: â€˜67 Mustang. Built V8, auto, $3,600 firm. 452-6053
DODGE â€˜10 GRAND CARAVAN 3.3 liter V6, auto, dual air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, 7-passenger with stow and go seating, privacy glass, alloy wheels, only 2,000 miles, balance of factory warranty. Very very clean 1-owner corporate lease return, nonsmoker, spotless Carfax report. Truely like new, save thousands over new! $19,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
FORD: â€˜92 Crown Victoria. Runs and looks great, 83K. $2,800/ obo. 683-2542.
FORD â€˜07 FOCUS ZX3 HATCHBACK 2.0 liter DOHC 4 Cyl., automatic, power windows, locks, and mirrors, 6 CD/MP3 stereo, cruise control, tilt, air, dual front and side impact air bags. Kelley Blue Book value of $9,320! Sparkling clean inside and out! Only 52,000 Miles! Stop by Gray Motors today! $7,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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FORD: â€˜92 Mustang Convertible. Awesome care for sale! White with white top, 85,000 original miles. $3,800/obo. Call Joe at: 360-683-3408 or 360-461-1619. HONDA: â€˜85 Civic Station Wagon. Needs work. $500/ obo. 360-477-0702. LINCOLN: â€˜90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727 MAZDA: â€˜07 3. 5 sp., low hwy mi., charcoal/black interior, Thule roof rack, GPS, call for questions/test drive. $11,000/obo. 206-375-5204
HONDA: â€˜90 Accord LX. 5 spd, runs. $500/obo. 477-6259. MERCEDES BENZ â€˜97 C230. 122K, executive use only, very clean. $3,750/ obo. 582-1292. MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966 MERCURY â€˜08 SABLE PREMIER 3.5 liter V6, auto, all wheel drive, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM /CD changer, power windows, locks and seat, power moonroof, full leather, heated seats, kekyless entry, back up sensors, alloy wheels, fog lamps, only 31,000 miles, balance of factory 3/36 and 5/60 warranty. Beautiful 1owner factory lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $18,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com MERCURY: â€˜00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385.
MAZDA: â€˜08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387.
MERCURY: â€˜07 Mountaineer. AWD, 4L V6, loaded, 7 passenger, tow pkg., excellent condition, 53K, $21,000+ KBB. $18,000. 530-4120854 or 683-4062.
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SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE (RCW 61.24.040) I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned successor trustee will, on the 4TH day of February, 2011 (hereinafter "the sale date"), at the hour of 10:00 a.m., at the main entrance of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. 4th Street, Port Angeles, WA, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property situated in Clallam County, Washington, to-wit: Lot 2 of Solleder Short Plat recorded on August 13, 1985 in Volume 15 of Short Plats, Page 55, under Auditorâ€™s File No. 569487, being a portion of Block 10 of Pennsylvania Park Addition and of Government Lot 2 and of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 30 North, Range 6 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington Tax Parcel Numbers(s): 063008 589070 Situate in Clallam County, State of Washington. Property address: 4106 Fairmont Ave., Port Angeles WA 98362 which is subject to that certain deed of trust (hereinafter â€œthe deed of trustâ€?) dated September 2, 2009, and recorded on September 9, 2009, under Auditor's File No. 2009 1242583, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Shelley K. Conlow, as grantor, to Clallam Title Company, as trustee, to secure an obligaÂŹtion in favor of Bryan O'Leary, as beneficiary. The beneficiary has elected to replace the original trustee and has appointed W. Jeff Davis as successor trustee. 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 borrowersâ€™ or grantorsâ€™ default on the obligation secured by said deed of trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made are as follows: Listed below are the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the beneficiary of the deed of trust. Opposite each such listed default is a brief description of the action necessary to cure the default and a description of the documentation necessary to show that the default has been cured. Description of Action Required to Cure and Documentation Necessary to Show Cure You have failed to keep the property in good condition and repair; and have allowed or permitted waste of the property, as well as to fail to comply with all laws, ordinances, regulations, covenants, conditions and restrictions on the property. You have failed to maintain the yard; you have allowed junk vehicles to remain on the property. Rain gutters have no spouts; moss has damaged the roof; the interior walls have been damaged; there is no flooring throughout the house; the electrical service has been turned off allowing for mold and other damage; animal feces remains throughout the interior of the home. The main home and out buildings are full of garbage and junk that should be removed and/or disposed of. You have failed to prepare the property for sale or rental, in violation of your agreement with the beneficiary. The property has remained in a deteriorating state for over a year. Your failure to maintain the property is jeopardizing the loan with the first lien holder. Default
Cure Clean up the yard and regularly maintain the grass, flower beds and other outside areas. Fix the roof and gutters. Remove the junk vehicle. Remove and/or dispose of the property in the house. Rid the house of all animal feces. Repair the flooring and walls in the house. Paint the interior and exterior of the house and out buildings. Reinstate power and water service to the property. Bring the home up to county standards for residential housing. After you cure the above defaults the house must be put up for sale or lease. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the deed of trust is: Principal of $ 13,077.61 together with interest as provided in the note in the amount of $523.41 through September 30, 2010 which accrues thereafter at the rate of $4.30 per day, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by said deed of trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on the 4th day of February, 2011. The defaults referred to in paragraph III above must be cured by January 24, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before the 24th day of January, 2011 the defaults as set forth in Paragraph III are cured and the Trusteeâ€™s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after January 24, 2011 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale date, by the borrower, grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire 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, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the beneficiary or trustee to the borrower or grantor or the grantor's successor in interest at the following address: Shelley K. Conlow 1011 W. 10th St. Port Angeles, WA 98362
Shelley K. Conlow 4106 Fairmont Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362
by both first class and certified mail on August 10, 2010, proof of which is in possession of the Trustee. VII. The trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. W. Jeff Davis P.O. Box 510 Sequim, WA 98382 (360) 683.1129 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 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 inÂŹvalidating 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 and tenants. After the 20th day following the sale, the purchaser has the right to evict occupants and tenants by summary proceedings under the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. DATED this 3rd day of January, 2011. W. Jeff Davis, Successor Trustee PO Box 510 Sequim, WA 98382 (360) 683.1129 Pub: Jan. 5, 26, 2011
MERCURY: â€˜91 Pacer. 140K mi., runs, looks good. $795. 681-8828 MERCURY: â€˜97 Mystique. Needs tranny. $500/obo. 417-2130. SUBARU â€˜00 OUTBACK WAGON Limited AWD. 99K original miles. 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine. Auto, metallic black and gold exterior, black leather interior. Power drivers seat, dual moon roofs, multi CD changer, heated seats, fully loaded, spotless Carfax. One very, very clean well loaded Subaru at $8,995
NASH: â€˜50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $3,995 or make offer. 681-0717
SUBARU: â€˜08 Legacy $15,250. Economical 2.5I liter 4-Cyc, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/ CD, Power Windows, Locks, Keyless Entry, Alloy Wheels, 34,250 miles, Balance of 5/60 Factory Warranty, Spotless Carfax Report, Non-Smoker, Spolier and Bug Gard. Great Condition! Call Mike at 360-460-0959
NISSAN: â€˜97 Sentra. 103,648 miles. $3,500. 457-3636. OLDS: â€˜90. Runs great. Looks great. $1,200. 460-1183. PLYMOUTH: â€˜76 Volarie. 4-door, 76k miles, slant 6, runs and looks good. $1,300/obo. 460-8271
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PLYMOUTH: â€˜76 Volarie. 4-door, 76k miles, slant 6, runs and looks good. $1,300/obo. 460-8271
SAAB: â€˜94 900si. Must see. $900/obo. 452-5909
PONTIAC: â€˜â€™04 Grand Prix. Low mi., 52K, very clean, must see. $8,000/obo. 457-9332
TOYOTA: â€˜01 Camry XLE. 98K mi., very good condition, service up to date, 2 new tires. $7,000. 452-2929
PORSCHE: â€˜72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965.
VW: â€˜71 Camper. Good cond. $2,500. 360-820-0339
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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE
TO: PHILLIP R. SPRAGUE and PAMELA A. SPRAGUE: I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will on the 4th day of February, 2011, at the hour of 9:30 o'clock a.m., at the main entrance of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street, City of Carpenter Port Angeles, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest Auto Center and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real 681-5090 property, situated in the County of Clallam, State of Washington, to-wit: www.peninsula Peninsula Classified ASSESSORâ€™S TAX PARCEL 132808-420275-0000 (650 BROWER dailynews.com 360-452-8435 STREET) PARCEL A: THE NORTH 376 FEET OF THE SOUTH 470 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 28 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON; EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE EAST 498 FEET. PARCEL B: AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY PURPOSES OVER, UNDER AND ACROSS THE WEST 60 FEET OF THE EAST 528 FEET OF THE SOUTH 470 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER AND THAT PART OF THE WEST 60 FEET OF THE EAST 528 FEET OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 28 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON, LYING NORTHERLY OF COUNTY ROAD KNOWN AS BOGACHIEL WAY. 1ST AT RACE ST. the postal address of which is more commonly known as: PORT ANGELES 650 Brower Street, Forks, Washington which is secured by a Deed of Trust recorded under Auditor's/Recorder's No. 2006-1192559, records of Clallam County, Washington, the beneficial WWWREIDANDJOHNSONCOM s MJ OLYPENCOM interest of which is now held by ACQUIRED CAPITAL I, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, pursuant to the instruments recorded on July 26, Legals Legals 2010, under Auditor File Nos. 2010-1254458 and 2010-1254459. II. City of P.A. City of P.A. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the deed of trust or the BenPublic Notice eficiary's successor is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation The Port of Port Angeles, 338 W First Street, in any court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obliPort Angles, WA 98362 is seeking coverage gation secured by the deed of trust. under the Washington State Department of III. Ecology's Construction Stormwater General The defaults for which this foreclosure is made are as follows: Permit. Failure to make payments for September, 2009 through July, 2010, due The proposed project, Composite Manufactur- and owing on the December 5, 2006, Promissory Note in the original ing Campus Expansion is located at the North amount of $289,000.00. The current balance owing is calculated as folAirport Industrial Park, near the intersection of lows: W 18th Street and S "N" Street, in the City of CURRENTLY DUE TO REINSTATE ON 09/01/2010 Port Angeles, in Clallam County. a. Billed Interest from 9/1/09 through 7/19/2010 $16,670.95 This project involves approximately six (6) acres b. Accrued Interest through 7/19/10 $549.01 of soil disturbance for industrial construction c. Accrued Interest from 7/20/10 $2,196.04 activities. Stormwater will be discharged to an d. Future Interest $399.28 un-named intermittent stream, which dis- TOTAL AMOUNT IN ARREARS $19,815.28 charges to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. OTHER CHARGES, COSTS AND FEES: Any persons desiring to present their views to In addition to the amounts in arrears specified above, you are or may be the Department of Ecology regarding this appli- obligated to pay the following charges, costs and fees to reinstate the cation, or interested in the Department's action deed of trust if reinstatement is made before recording of the Notice of on this application, may notify Ecology in writ- Trustee's Sale: ing within 30 days of the last date of publication a. Cost of title report for foreclosure $ 859.61 of this notice. b. Service or posting Notice of Default 50.00 Comments may be submitted to: c. Postage 50.00 Department of Ecology d. Attorney fee (estimated) 750.00 Water Quality Program e. Inspection fee 0.00 P.O. Box 47696 TOTAL OTHER CHARGES, COSTS & FEES: $1,709.61 Olympia, WA 98504-7696 In addition to the amounts in arrears specified above AND below, you are Pub: Jan. 5, 12, 2011 obligated to pay the following charges, costs and fees to reinstate the deed of trust if reinstatement is made before recording of the Notice of Trustee's Sale: PAY ALL UNPAID REAL PROPERTY TAXES DUE TO THE Legals Legals COUNTY TREASURER WHICH ARE DUE IN AN AMOUNT NOT LESS Jefferson Co. Jefferson Co. THAN $6,762.06. TOTAL CURRENT ESTIMATED REINSTATEMENT AMOUNT: $26,090.91 ATTENTION VENDORS THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT THAT WILL BE DUE TO REINSTATE ON JANJefferson County UARY 24, 2011 (11 DAYS BEFORE THE SALE DATE). Department of Public Works ESTIMATED AMOUNT THAT WILL BE DUE TO REINSTATE ON Solicitation for Vendor Roster 01/24/2011 (11 DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SALE) $16,670.95 Pursuant to RCW 39.04 and Jefferson County Billed Interest from 9/1/09 through 7/19/2010 $549.01 Ordinance No. 05-0601-92, the Jefferson Coun- Accrued Interest through 7/19/10 $9,432.99 ty Department of Public Works is seeking quali- Accrued Interest from 7/20/10 $399.28 fied vendors for inclusion on its 2011Vendor Future Interest $859.61 Roster. The Vendor Roster list may be used to Title Report Service and Posting $100.00 purchase equipment, materials, and supplies Postage $100.00 costing less than twenty-five thousand dollars $1,500.00 est ($25,000). Items on the Vendor Roster may Attorney Fee Advances paid by Beneficiary $0 include, but are not limited to: $0 Asphalt and Emulsions, Automotive and Truck Taxes Paid by Beneficiary Insurance Paid by Beneficiary $0 Equipment and Parts, Building Materials, Com$750.00 munication Equipment and Supplies, Construc- Publication $0 tion Equipment & Parts, Custodial Supplies, Other Fees $30,361.84 Fuel, Office Equipment and Supplies, Paint, TOTAL: Paper Products, Propane, Rock and Gravel, TOTAL ESTIMATED REINSTATEMENT AMOUNT AS OF Snow and Ice Removal Equipment and Sup- JANUARY 24, 2011 (11 DAYS BEFORE THE SALE DATE): $30,361.84 IV. plies, Traffic Signs, Waste Handling Equipment The sum owing on the obligation secured by the deed of trust is: Princi& Parts, Welding Equipment and Supplies. Any vendors currently licensed and in good pal of $289,000.00 together with interest as provided in the note or other standing with the State of Washington that are instrument and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or interested in being listed on Jefferson County's other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. Vendor Roster list may obtain application forms from the Jefferson County Department of Pub- The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of lic Works, 623 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, WA sale and the obligation secured by the deed of trust as provided by 98368, phone (360) 385-9160, fax (360) 385- statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, 9234 or the Jefferson County web site: www.jef- regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on the 4th day of February, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by the 24th ferson.wa.us. day of January, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a disconPub: Jan. 5, 12, 2011 tinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before the 24th day of January, 2011 (11 days before the ATTENTION VENDORS sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Jefferson County Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time Department of Public Works after the 24th day of January, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), and Solicitation for Small Works Roster before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, and any Guarantor, or the holdPursuant to RCW 39.04 and Jefferson County er of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal Ordinance #05-0601-92, Jefferson County is and interest secured by the deed of trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, seeking qualified contractors for public works if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or deed of trust, projects involving amounts less than $100,000. and curing all other defaults. VI. Invitations for bids on specific projects will be issued by the County as needed to companies A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee on the Small Works Roster. Work may include to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): Name Address but is not limited to: Asbestos Removal & Testing, Asphalt Paving & Philip R. Sprague 650 Brower Street Forks, WA 98331-9009 Sealing, Bituminous Surface Treatment, Com- Pamela A. Sprague 650 Brower Street Forks, WA 98331-9009 munication Systems, Demolition, Electrical, Occupant(s) 650 Brower Street Forks, WA 98331-9009 Equipment Rental, Erosion Control, Excavation, Philip R. Sprague 7025 NE 182nd St Apt 101 Kenmore, WA 98028-2749 Fencing, Grading, Landscaping, Lead Abate- Pamela A. Sprague 7025 NE 182nd St Apt 101 Kenmore, WA 98028-2749 ment, Marine Services, Materials Testing, Sand Philip R. Sprague 7821 Bear Dr Spc 46 Missoula, MT 59802-8775 & Gravel, Septic Services, Shoring Pamela A. Sprague 7821 Bear Dr Spc 46 Missoula, MT 59802-8775 Walls/Tieback, Signage, Storm Sewer & Ditch Philip R. Sprague 50 Looping Road Ronald, WA 98940 Cleaning, Striping, Tank Removal, Timber Cruis- Pamela A. Sprague 50 Looping Road Ronald, WA 98940 er, Tree Service, Trucking & Hauling, Welding & David L. Metcalf 14515 54th Ave SE Everett, WA 98208-8962 American Meter & Appliance, Inc.1001 Westlake Ave N Metal Fabrication. Seattle, WA 98109-3525 Any contractor currently licensed and in good standing with the State of Washington that is by both first class and certified mail on the 27th day of July, 2010, proof interested in being listed on Jefferson Countyâ€™s of which is in the possession of the Trustee, and said written notice of Small Works Roster may obtain applications default was posted on the 2nd day of August, 2010, in a conspicuous from the Jefferson County Department of Pub- place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Suclic Works, 623 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend, cessor Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. WA. 98368, phone (360) 385-9160, fax (360) 385-9234, or Jefferson County web site: The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in www.co.jefferson.wa.us. There is no deadline writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at for new submittals. Contractors selected for any time prior to the sale. VIII. Small Works Contracts will be asked to comply with all applicable RCW requirements, as The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold necessary, such as bonding, insurance cov- by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the aboveerage, payment of prevailing wages, L&I, etc. described property. IX. Pub: Jan. 5, 12, 2011 Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring Jefferson County a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring Department of Public Works such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidatNotice to Consultants ing the Trustee's sale. Service of process of any lawsuit or legal action maybe made on the Trustee, whose address is 221 N. Wall St., Suite 224, 2011 Professional Services Consultant Roster Old City Hall Bldg., Spokane, WA 99201. X. Jefferson County Department of Public Works NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS hereby solicits applications for the 2011 The purchaser at the trustee's sale is entitled to possession of the propProfessional Services Consultant Roster. The erty on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the roster lists consulting firms who have requested Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the placement on the roster, have an acceptable Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants by summary profinancial, performance and safety history, and ceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. are properly licensed or registered to perform XI. work in the State of Washington. 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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today
Breezy with rain.
Breezy with rain.
Mostly cloudy, rain possible; breezy.
A couple of showers possible.
A couple of showers possible.
The Peninsula Rain associated with a stubborn warm front will continue today while spreading farther inland. The rain will last through Thursday, fueled by moist flow aloft bringing air from the Pacific Ocean. The rain will not be steady and heavy all day as there will be slight disNeah Bay Port turbance in the flow that will allow the rain to lighten up at 46/41 Townsend times. After the system departs on Thursday, a stronger Port Angeles 46/39 cold front will push through on Friday that will bring rain 44/40 mixing with some snow and much colder temperatures Sequim for the weekend.
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Rain today. Wind from the north at 8-16 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility under 3 miles. Rain tonight. Wind northeast at 7-14 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility under 3 miles. Rain tomorrow. Wind southwest 8-16 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Friday: Mainly cloudy with rain possible. Wind west 15-25 knots. Wave heights 2-4 feet. Visibility under 3 miles.
1:17 a.m. 12:33 p.m. Port Angeles 4:24 a.m. 1:47 p.m. Port Townsend 6:09 a.m. 3:32 p.m. Sequim Bay* 5:30 a.m. 2:53 p.m.
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6:39 a.m. 7:11 p.m. 9:37 a.m. 9:16 p.m. 10:51 a.m. 10:30 p.m. 10:44 a.m. 10:23 p.m.
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High Tide Ht 1:54 a.m. 1:13 p.m. 4:54 a.m. 2:36 p.m. 6:39 a.m. 4:21 p.m. 6:00 a.m. 3:42 p.m.
7.8’ 8.2’ 7.8’ 6.1’ 9.4’ 7.4’ 8.8’ 7.0’
Low Tide Ht 7:22 a.m. 7:48 p.m. 10:25 a.m. 9:53 p.m. 11:39 a.m. 11:07 p.m. 11:32 a.m. 11:00 p.m.
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World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 53 46 r Baghdad 64 40 s Beijing 34 16 s Brussels 38 37 pc Cairo 64 51 sh Calgary 38 26 c Edmonton 36 24 c Hong Kong 63 55 sh Jerusalem 55 43 sh Johannesburg 72 51 t Kabul 54 24 pc London 43 34 r Mexico City 77 43 s Montreal 24 19 c Moscow 15 14 c New Delhi 72 39 s Paris 45 44 pc Rio de Janeiro 87 75 c Rome 50 39 pc Stockholm 28 27 sf Sydney 79 68 pc Tokyo 51 39 s Toronto 28 21 sf Vancouver 42 41 r Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
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Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 41 27 trace 0.00 Forks 36 26 0.05 0.05 Seattle 38 28 0.00 0.00 Sequim 42 30 0.00 0.00 Hoquiam 37 27 0.00 0.00 Victoria 39 28 0.10 0.10 P. Townsend* 41 34 0.00 0.00 *Data from www.ptguide.com
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p.m. Gary and Diane band play ballroom, swing, Latin, ethnic, mixers and requests. All ages welcome. Phone 360-457-7035 or 253-312-9200.
Chess — Dennis McGuire, Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn to play or improve skills. Open to all ages. Phone 360-385-3181.
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Northwest Maritime Center tour — Free tour of new headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 Today p.m. Elevators available, chilPort Townsend Aero dren welcome and pets not Museum — Jefferson County allowed inside building. Phone International Airport, 195 Air- 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Scrabble Club — All levels for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger welcome. Bring your board, than 6. Features vintage air- vocabulary. Water Street Creperie, 1046 Water St., 4 p.m. to craft and aviation art. 7 p.m. Phone 360-531-2049.
Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — Fort Worden CPR adult, child/infant State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. class — Clallam County Fire Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for District No. 3, 323 N. Fifth Ave., children 6 to 12; free for chil6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $10. dren 5 and younger. Exhibits Advance payment and registra- interpret the Harbor Defenses tion required. For information, of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360phone 360-683-4242. 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ Gamblers Anonymous — olypen.com. Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360Kiwanis Club of Port 460-9662. Townsend — Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets, Food Addicts in Recovery noon. For more information, Anonymous — Calvary Cha- phone Ken Brink at 360-385pel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 7 p.m. 1327. Phone 360-452-1050 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. Prayer for community — An ecumenical gathering, San Public ballroom dance — Juan Baptist Church, 1704 DisSequim Elks Lodge, 1434 Port covery Road, 12:30 p.m. to Williams Road, 7 p.m. to 9:30 1:30 p.m.
Trivia night — One to four players per team, $8 per team. Winner takes all. Sign up begins at 6:45 p.m. Game at 7:15 p.m. Hosted by Corey Knudson. Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St. Phone 360-3851530.
International Airport, 195 Airport Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger than 6. Features vintage aircraft and aviation art. Chimacum TOPS 1393 — Evergreen Coho Resort Club House, 2481 Anderson Lake Road, Chimacum, 9 a.m. Visitors welcome. Phone: 360-7653164. East Jefferson County Senior Co-ed Softball — H.J. Carroll Park, 1000 Rhody Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to noon. Open to men 50 and older and women 45 and older. Phone 360-437-5053 or 360-437-2672 or 360-379-5443. Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ olypen.com.
Winter Wanderlust series — Port Townsend native Leif Whittaker shares this climb of Mount Everest, Aconcagua in South America and Mount Vinson in Antarctica. Joseph Wheeler Theatre, Fort Worden Northwest Maritime CenState Park, 7:30 p.m. Admis- ter tour — Free tour of new sion to shows is by donation: headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 $7 suggested, $1 students. p.m. Elevators available, children welcome and pets not Thursday allowed inside building. Phone Port Townsend Aero 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or Museum — Jefferson County e-mail email@example.com.
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Food and Family
Bundle up, warm up with comfort food Go against convention By Jim Romanoff
The Associated Press
The cold days of winter generally signal that it is time to get out the stew pot. This winter, consider veering off the traditional recipe path and trying this somewhat unconventional, yet still classically comforting, fragrant coconut-lime beef stew. The Associated Press
As the nights get longer and warm comfort food from the stew pot is what you crave, consider Fragrant Coconut-Lime Beef Stew. Substituting potatoes for the carrots will make it even more of a stick-to your-ribs meal.
Ingredients Fresh ginger, ground coriander, cumin and turmeric season a rich, coco-
nut milk-based sauce that gets zing from fresh lime juice and lime zest, plus a touch of heat from a pinch or two of cayenne pepper.
Substitution If you want to take the theme a bit further, substitute diced sweet potatoes for the carrots and use a modest amount of chopped, fresh Scotch bonnet chili pepper instead of the cayenne. Serve over a helping of steamed white or brown rice.
Fragrant Coconut-Lime Beef Stew Makes 8 servings 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 11⁄2 teaspoons ground coriander 11⁄2 teaspoons cumin 1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to taste 3 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1-inch chunks 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk 2-inch strip lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1⁄2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 2 bay leaves 1 pound baby carrots 1⁄2 cup chopped peanuts (optional)
________ Heat the oven to 325 degrees. In a large Dutch oven over medium-high, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add the onion and saute until it begins to color, about 7 to 8 minutes.
Add the garlic, ginger, coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper. Cook until fragrant, about 1 minute longer. Transfer the mixture to a large plate. Return the Dutch oven to the burner. Increase heat to high and add another 11⁄2 teaspoons of oil to the pot. When the oil is hot, add a quarter of the beef and cook until well browned on all sides, about 3 minutes. Transfer to the plate. Brown the remaining beef in 3 more batches,
adding oil as needed. Return the onion mixture and browned beef to the pot. Stir in the coconut milk, lime zest, lime juice, brown sugar, 1⁄2 teaspoon salt, bay leaves and baby carrots. Bring the mixture to a simmer, cover, then place in the oven for 11⁄2 to 13⁄4 hours, or until the beef is tender. Alternatively, the stew can be simmered over low heat on the burner. Season with salt. Serve garnished with chopped peanuts, if desired.
For a recipe for a healthy, filling casserole, see Page D4
Roasted on an open fire By Jo Marshall Relish
Chestnuts go hand in hand with roasting — their tough shells are nearly impossible to remove without it, and their high levels of tannic acid make it inadvisable to eat them raw. Chestnuts lack the crunch of other nuts; their starchy texture is almost potato-like. Grab fresh chestnuts during their limited winter season, or buy them ready to use yearround, in jars and vacuum pouches.
To roast To roast them, cut an X on the flat side of each chestnut with a sharp paring knife. Place chestnuts in a grill pan or chestnut roaster and gently shake over a fire about 15 minutes. If you prefer to roast them in the oven, place them in a shallow baking pan and roast 20 minutes at 350 degrees or until corners of the Xs curl up. While warm, remove outer shell. To remove papery skin, roll the chest-
nuts in a clean dishtowel. People have enjoyed chestnuts in several forms for centuries. By Roman times, chestnuts were being ground into flour. The original Italian polenta was made from chestnut meal, enjoyed for centuries before the introduction of corn.
Chestnut flour Chestnut flour, which lacks the gluten that gives structure to wheat breads, was made into flatbreads and was used to extend wheat flour. Chestnut flour is still popular in Italian baked goods. A chestnut variety indigenous to North America was plentiful when European settlers arrived. A blight in the early 20th century, believed to have been caused by imported Asian trees, all but wiped out the American Chestnut. Biologists are still working on a comeback, but the nuts we buy today are generally imported.
Brussels Sprouts and Chestnuts Serves 6 21⁄2 cups shelled chestnuts (about 1 pound unshelled) 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half 2 tablespoons olive oil 1⁄4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces chopped ham 2 tablespoons
________ Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss chestnuts, Brussels sprouts, olive oil, salt and pepper together on a baking sheet. Roast 30 to 40 minutes. During the last 10 minutes, stir in ham and soy sauce.
Chestnuts, used in this Brussels Sprouts and Chestnuts dish, can be bought briefly during the winter or ready-to-use year-round in jars and vacuum pouches.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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Mah-jongg, a game for all seasons BARBARA GRAY’S MOTHER, a waitress, used to watch women play it in the afternoons at the Rainbow Cafe in Minneapolis. Sandy Dengler saw an ad for an introductory lesson at a bookstore in Norman, Okla. Arline Lillian grew up in East Flatbush, N.Y., and used to play for high stakes. “I still have the last $10 I won,” Lillian said. “It’s in change.” They come from different parts of the country and different backgrounds, but Monday afternoons, the three women are gathered around a table at the Port Townsend Community Center playing mah-jongg. Similar to rummy, mah-jongg is a fast-paced game that requires skill, concentration and the ability to perceive patterns that, like the squares of winter sunlight mottling the floor, shift slightly with each round of play. “You have to know when to change hands,” Lillian said. “You have to watch what’s passing.” Mah-jongg was popular in the ’20s, when it was imported from China, and enjoyed a brief revival when Amy Tan’s book The Joy Luck Club came out in 1989. It is played with 144 tiles consisting of three suits — bamboo, circles and wans, or characters — plus the four winds, the four seasons, four flowers and three dragons. Each tile is associated with a color and a Chinese character — for example, the circle on the No. 1 tile in that suit represents the pearl, or the moon from the bottom of the sea. “I find it fascinating,” said Gray, who grew up in Minnesota. “It’s so different from anything I grew up playing, like Monopoly. Mah-jongg seems so unique.” To start the game, the players throw the dice to see who will be the East wind, the equivalent of the dealer. Then, they build the wall, laying out the tiles in a square, two tiles high and 18 tiles long on each side, symbolic of the wall around a city. The East wind throws the dice, determining where wall is broken, and the players take turns drawing pairs of tiles, then a single one, until they each have 13 tiles. The women play American style using the National Mah Jongg League rules, which designate the combinations of sets of two, three or four that can make up a mah-jongg, or winning hand. “You have to see how many of one or two patterns you can put
port townsend Neighbor together,” Dengler said of Jackson starting the game. “At one point, you have to abandon one, usually the one you shouldn’t have.” After doing the Charleston — exchanging unwanted tiles by passing them right, left and over — they take turns, drawing one tile from the wall, then discarding. As a tile is discarded, the player announces what it is — two bam (bamboo), south (wind), nine dot (circle), red (dragon). The list of winning mah-jongg hands is divided into nine categories, which change each year in March. For 2010, one hand is a combination of flowers and numbers denoting the year. Lillian said she used to get the new list and memorize it while waiting in the line at the car wash in New Jersey. Having played for years is an advantage. “Some of the hands come around again,” Lillian said. Gray said she grew up hearing about mah-jongg from her mother, who watched Jewish women play it in the afternoon at the Minneapolis cafe where she worked. But Gray didn’t learn to play it until she moved to Temple, Texas, where mah-jongg was a popular social activity for women, like canasta clubs or bunco. When Gray moved to Port Townsend in 2003, she couldn’t find anyone who played mahjongg, so she went to the senior association that meets at the community center and suggested forming a group. “I said I would start it and teach it,” she said. “Sometimes, we had three tables.” Dengler said she also had always heard about mah-jongg, so when she saw an ad for an introductory lesson at a bookstore in Norman, Okla., where she lived, thought she’d try it. But when she showed up, so many other people were crowded around the table that she didn’t stay. Dengler has been playing for about a year with the Port Townsend group, which started in January 2004, but holds her own against the more experienced players. “It’s not as challenging men-
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Misa Fukano, right, takes the last tile during a game of mah-jongg with, from left, Sandy Dengler, Barbara Gray and Arline Lillian the first Monday of the new year. Gray started the mah-jongg group at the senior center in Port Townsend in January seven years ago. tally when you get comfortable with it,” Dengler said as the women pick up and discard tiles at a fast clip. It’s not about luck, Lillian said, but about knowing what to keep, including holding onto hot tiles, ones that someone else is collecting. She has been playing mahjongg for 20 years, she said, including with a group in Bellevue that played for money, which added a more competitive edge to the game. Traditionally a betting game like poker, mah-jongg is played mostly by women in the United States, Lillian said, but in China, it’s a man’s game. When she visited that country five years ago, she watched men playing it. “They squat on the ground and feel the tiles,” she said. “They played a very serious game.” Mah-jongg requires four people, but if only three show up, the women designate the fourth chair as Elvis, drawing tiles for the missing person. Last Monday, Misa Fukano showed up and took over the empty chair. Like Dengler, she has only been playing a year or so but picks up and discards tiles as fast as the others. “You learn by playing,” Dengler said. “It’s a lot of little details.” After each game, the players
put the tiles facedown in the center of the table and reshuffle them, referred to as washing the tiles or twittering the sparrows because it sounds like small birds chirping. In China, the name for the game means sparrow. Mah-jongg can also be used to foretell the future, like Tarot cards, but for the women who play at the community center, it’s about connecting past to present and staying in the game. “It helps the memory,” Gray said. Depending on who wins — and sometimes, the cat wins, meaning no one — the red tile rack, which is used by East, is rotated to another person. The winds shift around the table, the sparrows click, the wall is built, and the game begins again. The mah-jongg group welcomes beginning players. Phone Barbara Gray at 360-385-2087.
The Estate Shop In The Joy Luck Club, the author uses the game of mahjongg as a metaphor for the lives of the players, four Chinese women who immigrated to the United States, and what they kept and what they had to discard along the way. That’s what Jill and John Buhler are doing with their new business, The Estate Shop.
“We’re downsizing in our own life,” John said. “That’s what got us into it.” The shop, which sells small furniture, antiques, books, silver and crystal, is on the ground floor of the building, corner of Monroe and Washington streets, that has been in John’s family for three generations. His grandparents, Sophie and Bill Buhler, and their business partner operated the Buhler and Lafferty beer distributorship in the building, John said, which dates back before 1900. Then, he and the Lundgren brothers opened an athletic club on the upper floors, which is now operated by owners who lease the space. The ground floor, accessible from Monroe Street, has been used as an apartment, a pet grooming business, a beauty salon and a bicycle shop, and part is Jill’s graphic arts studio. But having empty space, the Buhlers decided use it to sell things they had collected over the years. The Estate Shop, 229 Monroe St., is open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jennifer Jackson writes about Port Townsend and Jefferson County every Wednesday. To contact her with items for this column, phone 360-379-5688 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PEO aids others PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles Chapter IV of the PEO recently presented the Serenity House Dream Center with many new and gently used coats, flannel shirts, hoody sweatshirts, backpacks, jeans, pants, socks and other clothing. In addition, the group donated more than $250 in food and personal hygiene items to the Dream Center. “Winter is always a time when the kids need to have extra warmth and some hearty food,” said Karen Brown, chairwoman of the chapter’s philanthropic committee. Each year, the chapter helps a local charity during the Christmas season in addition to the work the group does throughout the
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Steele will be on display. The Dancing Hands Drum Circle will share energetic rhythms from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All drummers and dancers are welcome to join. Extra drums and percussion instruments will be available to share. Limited library services will be available during this after-hours event. Refreshments will be served. The art exhibit will remain on display at the library throughout January and February. Art in the Library is a collaborative library/community art project featuring rotating exhibits by local artists. The spring Art in the Library show will open with a reception March 4. For more information, phone Assistant Library Director Margaret Jakub-
Members of Port Angeles Chapter IV of the PEO are from left, Dottie Foster, Karen Brown, Sandy Schultz, Nina Frier, Jan Ewings, Rosemary Keenan, Rosemary Moorhead, Francis Yuhl and Lucille Schmitt recently organized a warm clothing drive and presented $250 in food and personal hygiene items to the Serenity House Dream Center. rigger’s Restaurant, 115 E. Railroad Ave., at noon Saturday. Using PowerPoint softDistrict Dems meet ware, Glynda PetersonPORT ANGELES — Shaad will introduce sevThe 24th Legislative Diseral adventurous, 19th-centrict Democrats will hold tury women who played their biennial reorganizaimportant roles in the settion meeting at the Port tlement of Washington TerAngeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 11 a.m. Sat- ritory, specifically the North Olympic Peninsula. urday. Peterson-Shaad is an The meeting is free and adjunct instructor at Penopen to the public. insula College. Precinct Committee Officers, elected in the She and her brother, August 2010 Primary Elec- Gary Peterson, have cotion will vote to elect the authored two nonfiction legislative district’s chair, books, High Divide and vice chair, state committee- Women to Reckon With. man and state committeeGuests are welcome. woman. AAUW Membership is For more information, open to all women and men phone Bill Miller at 360who hold an associate 379-6661. degree/equivalent or higher from an accredited educaAAUW luncheon tional institution. For more information, PORT ANGELES — phone Jerri Coen at 360The American Association 452-6541 or e-mail of University Women will hold a luncheon at Downjerrihearst@msn.com.
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Massage education PORT ANGELES — A continuing education class for licensed massage practitioners will be held at the Peninsula College massage program classroom Room A-7, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Neuromuscular therapist Scot Athair will present an exploration of Stabilizing C1 and C2 through assessment, neuromuscular and muscle energy techniques to “get your head screwed on straight.” Attendees should bring sheets, a pillowcase and a snack to share. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for two continuing education hours. A $5 donation is requested. For more information, e-mail Pat Carter at cpat@ olypen.com. Peninsula Daily News
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Time, dam removal wait for no one MY THANKS TO Backcountry Horsemen member Sally Coates for submitting a photo of the Peninsula Chapter’s October group ride over the Elwha River Dam at Lake Aldwell. Known as Granny’s Kitchen Ride, the annual event kicked off at a trailhead adjacent to state Highway 112. The trail itself is now part of the Olympic Discovery Trail’s Adventure Route. Traditionally, the ride ended with a group lunch at Granny’s Kitchen (actual name is Granny’s Cafe) off U.S. Highway 101 in Indian Valley. Work on the $350 million removal project has already begun in surrounding areas, yet it’s supposed to intensify in September, when workers begin to dismantle the 108-foot-high Elwha Dam. March 2014 is the targeted completion date. Sally said the ride was a special part of the group’s history because it was “probably our last ride over the dam before it gets demolished.”
Hesitantly, I ask where her Griffiths husband, Larry Johnson, stands in the move. Turns out Larry will be driving the rig for Jeanne and their son, Derrick, 22 months, and then fly home for the start of a “miles apart” marriage. If all goes according to plan, the two will live under one roof again by the end of the summer. “If it works out there, Larry will follow,” she says. In the meantime, Larry, an accomplished equestrian himself and a commercial roofer, will take care of the couple’s home and remaining horses. He’ll also continue as leader of Mane Attraction 4-H (with the help of, as Jeanne says, a group of very supportive parents). “I’ll be flying back for the ClalTime and tide lam County Fair, and we’ll do our When I got wind my neighbor 4-H camp in the fall again,” she says. Jeanne Johnson was moving to “Depending on what summer Oklahoma, I stopped by her barn brings, we’ll either find new leadto hear the news directly from ers for next year, or I’ll be back.” the horse’s, er, horse trainer’s In the interim, trainer Charity mouth. McDaniel will train and conduct Jeanne and I share an averlessons at the Johnsons’ indoor sion to freezing weather, so it arena in Sequim. was laughable Monday evening Jeanne will also continue her when I approached her feeding work with the Peninsula Perforher horses in weather so cold our mance Horse Association. PPHA breath stood still in the air. supports the Washington State Although we stood inside her Horsemen organization and the covered barn — she was wearing local Olympic Peninsula Zone by a knit cap, down jacket and putting on B-system shows and gloves — she had trouble forming encouraging other horse activiher words through lips turned ties. numb from the cold. The group meets the first It seems folks she’d met years Tuesday of the month at ago while working for a trainer 6:30 p.m. at Baker Stables, 164 in California offered her a job as Four Winds Road, Port Angeles. resident horse trainer at Shady Events Creek Ranch in Haskell, Okla., about 45 minutes southeast of ■ Sunday, Jan. 9, noon to Tulsa, Okla. 2 p.m. Freedom Farms Mini “I was asked to be the trainer Beats Games day for young horse on a ranch that specializes in lovers. Join them for balance and breeding and training perforconfidence games played on mance horses,” says Jeanne, who horseback. $5 per child. Proceeds shows at national performance to benefit Friends of Animals. horse shows. 493 Spring Road, Port Angeles. “It’s an exciting opportunity I Phone Mary Gallagher at 360didn’t want to pass up.” 457-4897. Weather permitting, she’ll ■ Saturday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. take two horses and leave Satur- Backcountry Horsemen Buckhorn Range Chapter rides on the day.
In spite of predictions of rain, 19 riders enjoy sunshine and fair weather Oct. 23 for what is likely the Peninsula Chapter of Backcountry Horsemen’s last ride over the Elwha River Dam. The largest dam removal in U.S. history is set to begin in September. Larry Scott Trail. Meet at Cape George Trailhead in Port Townsend. Phone Bob Hoyle at 360-531-23347 or e-mail email@example.com. ■ Backcountry Horsemen Peninsula Chapter meets at
6 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at the Port Angeles Courthouse’s lower level. Phone Betsy Wyatt at 360-582-7581.
________ Karen Griffiths’ column, Peninsula
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Briefly . . . Ghost town talk to be held Friday
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Ice cream epiphany PORT ANGELES — St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 132 E. 13th St., will hold an ice cream social and Epiphany service at 6 p.m. Thursday. Epiphany commemorates principally the visitation of the biblical Magi to the baby Jesus and is celebrated Jan. 6. For more information, phone the Rev. Patrick Lovejoy at 360-797-4846.
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with former state Rep. Jim Buck at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12. Buck will discuss his experiences converting raw land into a productive homestead in one year. The program will cover soil conversion, terra preta, permaculture and more. Buck is a West Point graduate, engineer, author and a former Republican state representative for the North Olympic Peninsula. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, phone 360-732-0015. Peninsula Daily News
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Feb. 19. SextonSmith is an instructor of horticulture at Lake Washington Technical Sexton-Smith College. He has a degree in ecology and is a proponent of an organic/ nonchemical approach to gardening. Sexton-Smith is a certified professional horticulturist and a licensed pesticide applicator. Reservations are required. For more information, phone McComb Gardens at 360-681-2827.
SEQUIM — Registration is open for the Feb. 12 ACT achievement test at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Friday. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam with four sections: English, mathematics, reading and science. Students who take the ACT Plus Writing complete an optional writing test. The cost for the ACT test without writing is $33. When combined with the optional ACT Writing Test, the cost is $48. Students who qualify may apply for a fee waiver through their high school counselor. Late registration is available Saturday through Jan. 21 for an extra $21. For more information,
PORT ANGELES — Elston and Jackie Hill will talk about their recent trip to Midway Island and display photographs of the wildlife on the atoll during a presentation Friday. The slideshow will be held at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., at 7 p.m. It is the first of four slideshows in the Peninsula Trails Coalition Adventure Travel Series. An admission fee of $5 will go toward the purchase of tools, equipment and lunches for volunteers who maintain and build the Olympic Discovery Trail. Children 12 and younger are free. Midway Island is a 2.4-square-mile atoll, near the northwestern end of the Hawaiian Islands, about one third of the way between Honolulu and Tokyo. Perhaps best known as the site of the Battle of Midway in World War II, the atoll is now a bird and wildlife sanctuary with very few residents or visitors. “The wildlife viewing in Midway is comparable to Antarctica and the Galapagos in that visitors get very close to the wildlife but with one very significant advantage,” Elston Hill said. “The number of visitors to the atoll is very small, and contact with the wildlife is a 24-hour experience and extraordinarily intimate.” For more information, phone 360-452-8641 or 360-808-4223.
The event is presented by the Mythsinger Foundation and will be hosted by Brian Rohr. She will tell her favorite, timeless creation story in which the love of animals and the living world is expressed. She will then share her personal family’s myth about how her ancestors first set foot on the shores of Ireland. There will also be an open mic session, but stories must be told, not read. Suggested donation for the event is $10. For more information, e-mail Rohr at brohrpr@ gmail.com.
PORT TOWNSEND — Sheila Kelly, author of Treadwell Gold: An Alaska Saga of Riches and Ruin, will speak at the Jefferson County Historical Society’s First Friday lecture at 7 p.m. Friday. The lecture will be held in the Port Townsend City Council Chamber, 250 Madison St. Kelly Kelly first heard stories about the Treadwell, Alaska, gold mines from her father and aunts who were raised in Treadwell at the turn of the 20th century. She interviewed other people who had lived there and scoured archives and collections of historical photos in museums, libraries and personal scrapbooks. Her walks among the present day ruins of Treadwell, now a ghost town on Douglas Island, spurred her to bring the people and the place back to life in her book. Kelly was born in Spokane and earned degrees from Gonzaga University and the University of Washington. She has been an active environmentalist on the local and national level. Kelly lives in Seattle and serves on the board of the Charlotte Martin Foundation which funds programs for wildlife and habitat preservation. Admission is by donation, which supports historical society programs. For a complete schedule of 2011 First Friday Lectures, visit JCHSMuseum. org and click on “Upcoming Events.”
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Fill up on fiber to slim down By Jim Romanoff
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If you’re trying to lose weight, filling up on fiber and low-calorie liquids are key. Low-fat soups for example, especially varieties that are loaded with nutrient-rich vegetables, are an excellent way to go. They are both filling and low in calories.
sugar levels. Low-fat proteins, such as white-meat chicken and turkey, tofu, low-fat cheese and yogurt, also help to fill you up.
Beans and other legumes, such as lentils, are an excellent source of both rib-sticking protein and fiber. This cheesy baked lenVegetables tils, rice and turkey casserole is a heartwarming Vegetables, besides being loaded with vitamins comfort dish that contains a little bit of all these foods. and minerals, primarily Lean, turkey and rice consist of water and fiber, which help to curb hunger. are combined with canned lentil soup, which in the And if you add grains such as rice or whole-wheat twist of a can opener provides protein, fiber and flapasta, you get lots of soluvor to this dish. ble dietary fiber, which The recipe calls for fresh have been shown to be spinach, but sauteed Swiss appetite-satisfying, while chard or broccoli could be also helping the body substituted. maintain healthy blood
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Cheesy Baked Lentils, Rice and Turkey Casserole Makes 4 servings 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces turkey breast, cut into bite-size cubes 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 package (5-ounce) fresh spinach (about 2 cups packed) 1 can (19-ounce) lentil soup 3⁄4 cup converted (parboiled) brown rice 1⁄2 teaspoon dried thyme 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1⁄4 cup water 1⁄2 cup grated reduced-fat Swiss cheese 1⁄2 cup grated extrasharp cheddar cheese
In a large skillet over medium-high, heat the oil. Add the turkey and onions and saute until the turkey is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add the spinach and saute for another minute. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. Add the soup, rice, thyme, salt, pepper and water. Stir to combine. Cover the baking dish tightly with foil and bake for 40 minutes or until the rice has absorbed all the liquid. Uncover and sprinkle with both cheeses. Bake for another 5 minutes, or until the cheeses have melted.
_______ Heat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
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A cheesy baked lentils, rice and turkey casserole can satisfy your appetite with healthy, protein-rich ingredients and help you lose weight. This casserole is full of low-fat proteins that will fill you up, not out.
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