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Transit sales tax measure close to win Board chair ‘very happy’ By Jeff Chew

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PORT TOWNSEND — A countywide proposal to raise the sales tax by 0.3 percent to benefit budget-strapped Jefferson Transit Authority and avoid bus service cuts was handily passing after the first ballots were counted Tuesday night. Jefferson Transit Authority Proposition 1 was passing by 6,443 votes or 55.95 percent in favor, and 5,073 votes or 44.05 percent against, after the first count of ballots after 8 p.m.

Election Day at the Jefferson County Auditor’s Office in the courthouse. Total ballots returned by 8 p.m. Tuesday were 11,581, or 53.36 percent of the 21,704 ballots mailed out to county voters in mid-January. Those ballots, plus ballots received in the coming days with a postmark of Tuesday or before, are expected to be counted on at noon Friday at her courthouse Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News office, County Auditor Donna Eldridge said. Peggy Hanson, right, celebrates the vote totals along with Port Townsend City Council Turn to Transit/A8 member George Randels, a member of the county Transit Board.

Landslide win for PT school levy Superintendent says ‘vote totals show . . . trust’

Chimacum soars to victory

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PORT TOWNSEND — A four-year replacement levy to subsidize educational programs for the Port Townsend School District was headed for a landslide victory, with more than 66 percent of voters approving the measure, after initial votes were counted Tuesday night. “This is really exciting,” said Superintendent Gene Laes at the Jefferson County Courthouse shortly after vote totals were announced. “It says a lot about the commitment of Port Townsend that they are giving us this kind of support in tough times, to give us the level of support they showed us.” Laes, now the permanent superintendent, was hired as interim superintendent last year with the levy passage as one of his main tasks. “The vote totals show the level of trust that the voters have given me,” he said. “I’m going to meet that level of trust and move Port Townsend Schools forward.” Of the 5,871 votes counted in the district, 3,914, or 66.64 percent, voted in favor of the measure, while 1,959, or 33.36 percent, voted against it.

CHIMACUM — Voters resoundingly approved a three-year replacement levy for Chimacum schools, subsidizing the programs that are not funded by the state but are essential to the schools’ operation, according to supporters. “We are very appreciative of the support,” said Superintendent Craig Downs, who had come to the Jefferson County Courthouse in Port Townsend to hear the vote totals. “These are really tough times, and the people are voting to essentially tax themselves, and we appreciate that highly.” Of the 4,380 votes counted in the district, 2,627, or 59.98 percent, voted in favor of the measure while 1,753, or 40.02 percent, voted against it. Voter turnout in the district was 53.31 percent, with 4,395 voters returning ballots out of the 8,244 mailed.

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Port Townsend Schools Superintendent Gene Laes, left, and Chimacum Schools Superintendent Craig Downs smile after hearing that voters passed maintenance and operations levies for their districts Tuesday. Voter turnout in the district was 54.35 percent of the ballots mailed to registered voters. Jefferson County Auditor Donna Eldridge said about 350 votes were on hand but uncounted. It was not known how many included votes from the Port Townsend School District, the Chimacum School District or a proposed countywide

sales tax increase. The next count is scheduled for noon Friday. The property tax levy, which replaces a levy that expires this year, will collect $3.1 million its first year in 2012 and about 4 percent more each year to $3.4 million in 2015. Turn

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Man convicted of double murder files appeal By Julie McCormick

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Michael J. Pierce has filed an appeal of his 2009 conviction for the murders of Pat and Janice Yarr. Pierce, 35, was convicted March 2009 of shooting the Quilcene couple to death in the course of a robbery, then setting fire to their Boulton Farm Road home. The former Sequim and Quilcene resident and Peninsula College student was identified as using the Yarrs’ bank debit card the same day they were killed. He was sentenced in May to 118 years in prison for the double

murders, as well as for the use of a firearm in each killing; firstdegree robbery and burglary; theft of a firearm; unlawful possession of a firearm; and Pierce second-degree theft of an access device. Pierce is serving his sentence at the Washington State Penitentiary at Walla Walla. Pat Yarr was 60 and Janice Yarr was 57 when they died. About 700 mourners attended a

memorial service for the couple Daily News that they understood described as icons in the timber Pierce had asked the witness if he, Pierce, smelled of gasoline, industry. and they considered it damning evidence against him. Key testimony The issue is among a long list On May 19, Superior Court of appeal points filed with DiviJudge Craddock Verser denied a sion Two of the state Court of motion for a retrial for Pierce Appeals on Jan. 20 by Pierce’s after defense attorney Richard appeal attorney, Mark Larranaga Davies contended that Pierce was of Seattle. convicted by testimony as the The trial court should have result of jurors’ misunderstand- granted a new trial based upon ing of key testimony. that information, the appeal A trial transcript showed a argues. witness testified that Pierce had It also challenges other deciasked if investigators had asked sions made by Verser before and about smelling gasoline. during the two-week trial last But jurors told the Peninsula year, including denial of a change

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of venue due to pretrial publicity and prejudicial errors in the jury selection process. The appeal alleges prosecutorial misconduct regarding evidence disclosure by Scott Rosekrans, who prosecuted the case as chief deputy prosecutor for Jefferson County but has since been elected county prosecuting attorney. County prosecutors have 60 days to respond to the appeal.

________ Julie McCormick is a freelance writer and photographer living in Port Townsend. Phone her at 360-385-4645 or e-mail juliemccormick10@gmail.com.

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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press

Restraining order won by Zuckerberg FACEBOOK FOUNDER MARK Zuckerberg has obtained a temporary restraining order against a California man accused of stalking him, his girlfriend and his sister. A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Feb. 1 ordered 31-year-old Pradeep Zuckerberg Manukonda of Milpitas to stay away from Zuckerberg and stop contacting him. Manukonda tried to contact Zuckerberg numerous times in December via letter, e-mail and Facebook, including more than 20 times in one day, Facebook security officer Todd Sheets said in a court declaration. Manukonda also left a note on Zuckerberg’s car

and was later spotted outside his house, Sheets said. In the letters included as evidence in the court file, Manukonda pleads with Zuckerberg for a few minutes of his time. Although his requests are vague, he appears to be seeking money to pay for medical treatment for his mother.

Grand theft Prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to charge Lindsay Lohan with felony grand theft of a $2,500 necklace reported stolen from a jewelry store last month — the most serious count the actress has faced in more than three years of trouble with the law. District Attorney’s spokeswoman Jane Robison said the charge will be filed today. Lohan Lohan, 24, is due in court for an arraignment this afternoon. Police said they had no

update on the case Tuesday and did not say whether the actress had made arrangements to turn herself in at court or at a police station.

Hat not ‘Justified’ In the FX series “Justified,” U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens’ trademark is a 10-gallon cowboy hat. Star Timothy Olyphant said author Elmore Leonard, whose novels inspired the character, is not a fan. Olyphant said, “He keeps telling me to lose it.” The actor said the TV hat is too WestOlyphant ern for Leonard’s taste and notes that the onscreen character dons it much more often than the book version. As for Olyphant, he thinks the hat “looks cool.” Expect more Leonard characters to populate “Justified” in Season 2, which premieres today at 10 p.m.

Passings benefactor. The college did not release a cause of death. Mr. Olsen was born in Bridgeport, Mr. Olsen Conn. With in 1992 undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he founded DEC in 1957 in an old mill in Maynard, Mass. It grew from three employees to 125,000 workers in 86 countries. The company pioneered the mini-computer and set industry standards in program languages, operating systems, networking architectures, applications software, computer peripherals, component and circuit technology, manufacturing processes and business practices. Compaq Computer Corp. acquired DEC in 1998.

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Maria Altmann, 94, a refugee from NaziKenneth Olsen, occupied Austria who suc84, a computer industry cessfully fought to recover pioneer and co-founder of Gustav Klimt paintings Digital Equipment Corp., looted from her Jewish has died in Boston. family, has died. His death Sunday was Mrs. Altmann died Monannounced by Gordon Colday at her home in the lege in Wenham, Mass., where he was a trustee and Cheviot Hills area of Los

Did You Win? State lottery results

Tuesday’s Daily Game: 2-9-8 Tuesday’s Keno: 02-0509-12-16-18-27-30-41-4546-52-56-62-63-66-67-6972-74 Tuesday’s Match 4: 04-11-14-18 Tuesday’s Mega Millions: 25-35-36-47-48, Mega Ball: 18

MONDAY’S QUESTION: Should Congress reduce defense spending as part of an overall plan to reduce the federal deficit?

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For J. PAUL GETTY III, 54, who died Saturday in London, his great curse was great wealth. At age 16, he was held for ransom for five months by captors who cut off his ear Mr. Getty when his in 1974 oil-rich grandfather balked at paying. After his 1973 release, he became addicted to drugs and alcohol, diving deeper into a hippie counterculture that seemed the opposite of his family’s capitalistic roots. He was only in his 20s when he suffered a devastating stroke that left him severely impaired and in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. The cause of death was not disclosed, but Mr. Getty had been gravely ill for some time.

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Laugh Lines Researchers at the University College of London report that indoor heating makes us fat. They say cold air helps us stay thin. Unless, of course, that blast of cold air you’re getting is from constantly opening the refrigerator door. Jay Leno

Angeles after a long illness, said E. Randol Schoenberg, her friend and attorney. Mrs. Alt- Mrs. Altmann mann was in 2005 already in her 80s in 1998 when she and Schoenberg began a legal fight with the Austrian government over the paintings, which included a world-famous goldencrusted picture of her aunt, the “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.” The 1907 masterpiece hung in the Austrian Gallery Belvedere in Vienna. The Austrian government contended that Mrs. Altmann’s aunt, who died in 1925, had willed it to the Austrian national gallery. However, Schoenberg argued the claim was invalid, and the family’s art collection was plundered more than a decade later by the Nazis. Mrs. Altmann’s lawsuit was given little chance of success at the time. In 2006, an Austrian mediation panel awarded the five paintings to Mrs. Altmann and four other heirs, ending the nearly eight-year legal battle.

Seen Around Peninsula snapshots OVERHEAD at folkrock concert in Port Townsend, re: PT fashion: “She wears pearls. Like, really nice pearls. And sweatpants!”. . . WANTED! “Seen Around” items. Send them to PDN News Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or e-mail news@peninsuladaily news.com.

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Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications

■  A report on Page C5 Tuesday about the Sequim Elks Lodge No. 2642’s high school student of the month was incorrect because outdated information was provided to the Peninsula Daily News. A correct version is on Page D3 today.

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Peninsula Lookback

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1936 (75 years ago) Disabled this morning five miles northeast of Port Angeles in the face of a 20-mph northwest wind, the tug Daniel Kern of Bellingham was taken in tow by the tug Humaconna and brought to safety in Port Angeles Harbor. The Daniel Kern, towing boomsticks back to Clallam Bay after delivering logs for the Bloedel-Donovan Co., broke her high-pressure valve early today. She was left in the stormy waters with only the low-pressure valve to control her movements.

1961 (50 years ago) The Merrill & Ring Western Lumber Co. resumes operation Monday morning, manager A. H. Haley announced today. Haley said the plant in Port Angeles will start operating two shifts employing about 80 men. He said management is contacting former employees who will probably fill all the

labor needs. The Sequim dry kiln, operated previous to the shutdown in October, will not start operation at this time, Haley said.

1986 (25 years ago) Contractors are aiming for a May completion date for a $1.5 million project to replace the barracks and exchange building at the Coast Guard Group/Air Station on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles. The 19,000-square-foot building will house several departments, shops and berthing for boat crews. Also new will be the 8.000-squre-foot exchange building. The project was funded in 1984, before the Coast Guard received word that its annual budget may be slashed in 1986. “We’re glad we got this going early,” said Lt.j.g. Russ Harris, public affairs officer. “We might not have been able to do it if we had waited.”

Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2011. There are 325 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■  On Feb. 9, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected provisional president of the Confederate States of America at a congress held in Montgomery, Ala.; he was inaugurated Feb. 18. On this date: ■  In 1773, the ninth president of the United States, William Henry Harrison, was born in Charles City County, Va. ■  In 1825, the House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president after no candidate received a majority of electoral votes.

■  In 1870, the U.S. Weather Bureau was established. ■  In 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces. ■  In 1950, in a speech in Wheeling, W.Va., Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) charged the State Department was riddled with Communists. ■  In 1961, The Beatles (with Stu Sutcliffe and Pete Best) first performed at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. ■  In 1964, The Beatles made their first live American television appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” broadcast from New York on CBS. ■  In 1971, a magnitude 6.6

earthquake in California’s San Fernando Valley claimed 65 lives. The crew of Apollo 14 returned to Earth after man’s third landing on the moon. ■  In 1984, Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov died at age 69, less than 15 months after succeeding Leonid Brezhnev; he was succeeded by Konstantin U. Chernenko. ■  In 2002, Britain’s Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II, died in London at age 71. ■  Ten years ago: A Navy submarine, the USS Greeneville, collided with a Japanese fishing boat, the Ehime Maru, while surfacing off the Hawaiian coast, killing nine men and boys aboard the boat. ■  Five years ago: President George W. Bush defended U.S. sur-

veillance efforts, saying spy work helped thwart terrorists plotting to use shoe bombs to hijack an airliner and crash it into the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast. Kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll appeared in a video aired on a private Kuwaiti TV station, appealing for her supporters to do whatever it took to win her release “as quickly as possible”; she was freed March 30, 2006. ■  One year ago: Appealing for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama sat down with Democrats and Republicans to spur cooperation on job creation, deficit reduction and health care overhaul. Walter Fredrick Morrison, credited with inventing the Frisbee, died in Monroe, Utah, at age 90.


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Briefly: Nation Obama seeks $53 billion for high-speed rail WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling for a six-year, $53 billion spending plan for high-speed rail, as he seeks to use infrastructure spending to jump-start job creation. An initial $8 billion in spending will be part of the budget plan Obama is set to release Monday. If Congress approves the Obama plan, the money would go toward developing or improving trains that travel up to 250 mph, and connecting existing rail lines to new projects. The White House wouldn’t say where the money for the rest of the program would come from, though it’s likely Obama would seek funding in future budgets or transportation bills. Obama’s push for high-speed rail spending is part of his broad goal of creating jobs in the short-term and increasing American competitiveness for the future through new funding for infrastructure, education and innovation. During last month’s State of the Union address, Obama said he wanted to give 80 percent of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years.

Spending halt? WASHINGTON — One of the House’s top Republicans

says he believes the chamber will soon vote to block spending for President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told reporters Tuesday that by the time the House approves a government-wide spending bill for this year, it will end up prohibiting the use of money for the overhaul. The House is expected to debate that legislation shortly. Republicans have opposed the overhaul as a costly, biggovernment overreach. Spending for government programs expires March 4 unless Congress approves new legislation providing extra funds.

Snowmelt leaves mess NEW YORK — The mountains of snow that have covered the Northeastern landscape for the past month and a half are finally melting, revealing oozing lumps of garbage, gaping potholes, bicycles, rat-infested sofas, discarded Christmas trees — even bodies. More than 57 inches of snow has fallen on New York City this winter, its snowiest January ever. Residents welcomed warmer weather this week before an expected plunge back into the freezer, but they weren’t so thrilled about the side effects. “This is disgusting. I can’t tell if it’s snow or garbage or some sick other thing,” said Karen James, 34, finding discarded bills, paper cups and sludge in the shrinking mound of snow and ice covering her car. “This stinks.” Two bodies were found in vehicles last week. The Associated Press

White House pushing to regain Egypt line Ex-envoy’s comments stir confusion over U.S. stance By Matthew Lee and Ben Feller

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WASHINGTON — Struggling to clear up conflicting messages that frustrated even President Barack Obama, the White House worked aggressively on Tuesday to dispel any notion it was easing pressure on President Hosni Mubarak or abandoning those protesting for freedoms. Much of the White House ire centered on comments made by Frank Wisner, the retired U.S. diplomat who was dispatched by Obama to help nudge Mubarak out of office, but then stunned Obama officials by saying Satur-

day that Mubarak’s continued leadership was critical as Egypt worked through reforms. Obama himself showed his frustration about what Wisner said, officials said privately. Yet part of the confusion has stemmed from the government’s own message, too. Comments by some State Department officials have been widely interpreted as diverging from the White House stand, particularly by raising doubts about whether it was wise for Mubarak to resign now, as protesters in his repressed nation demand. What’s more, White House officials were frustrated about some

of the news reporting on events. The overall concern was that the narrative was getting cloudy and certainly not focused on the events in Egypt. So on Tuesday, when Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs was asked about State Department comments on the risks if Mubarak leaves hastily, he bristled. “I want to be clear,” Gibbs said. “I speak for the president of the United States of America. We are not here to determine who leads Egypt and when they lead Egypt.” The White House also released a firm statement saying Vice President Joe Biden, in a call to Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman, made clear again that the United States wants an orderly transition to a new day in Egypt that is “prompt, meaningful, peaceful, and legitimate.”

Briefly: World Afghan, NATO forces brace for spring offensive

“We won’t give up,” he promised at one of the biggest protests yet in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Wael Ten loud explosions that rocked Ghonim, 30, Kandahar one day last week has emerged Ghonim actually signaled good news on as an inspirthe front line of the war against ing voice for a movement that the Taliban. has taken pride in being a leadThe blasts were from Afghan erless “people’s revolution.” and coalition forces blowing up Activists are now working to more than 6,000 pounds of Tali- coalesce into representatives to ban weapons, bomb-making push their demands for Presiequipment and explosives. dent Hosni Mubarak’s ouster. Finding and destroying the With protests invigorated, insurgents’ weapons is just one Vice President Omar Suleiman way the forces are trying to make said the country “can’t bear this it difficult for the militants to for a long time, and there must launch a strong spring offensive. be an end to this crisis as soon In advance of expected as possible.” increased fighting, the forces also are working to demolish Book stirs row Taliban hideouts, kill and detain WARSAW, Poland — A Polish their leaders, and professionalpublishing house defended its ize police. decision Tuesday to publish a Civilian workers are pushing book that has sparked controversy forward with development projwith its argument that Poles ects and trying to help recruit actively profited from Jewish Afghans for government jobs. suffering during the Holocaust. “We are definitely expecting Golden Harvest, by Jan them to come back at us hard,” Gross and Irena Grudzinska said Lt. Col. Victor Garcia, depGross, argues that rural Poles uty commander of the 1st Brisometimes sought financial gain gade Combat Team, 4th Infantry from Jewish misfortune in a Division. “If anything, they have variety of ways, from plundering to send a message that they are Jewish mass graves to ferreting still a force to be reckoned with.” out Jews in hiding for reward. The thesis challenges a wideGoogle icon appears spread view among Poles that their nation, which was occupied CAIRO — A young Google by Germany throughout World executive who helped ignite War II, by and large behaved Egypt’s uprising energized a honorably during that time. cheering crowd of hundreds of Six million Polish citizens — thousands Tuesday with his half of them Jews — were killed first appearance in their midst during the war. after being released from 12 The Associated Press days in secret detention.

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Susan Maushart, second from left, joins her children, from left, Anni, Sussy and Bill (with cat Hazel) as they play a board game together in Perth, Australia, before they moved to the U.S. Maushart’s children frequently use acronyms like “ILY!” and “LOL.”

OMG, when did we start talking like txt msgs? By Jocelyn Noveck The Associated Press

NEW YORK — “ILY!” Susan Maushart’s 16-year-old daughter often calls out over her shoulder as she leaves the house. Sure, actual words would be better. But Mom knows not to complain. “A mother of teenagers is pathetically grateful for an `I love you’ no matter what form it takes,” she observes. Then there are the various forms of “LOL” that her teens use in regular parlance - it’s become a conjugable verb by now. And of course, there’s the saltier acronym used by son Bill: “WTF, Mom?!” But before you judge, note that former VP candidate Sarah Palin just used that one in a TV interview. Acronyms have been around for years. But with the advent of text and Twitter-language, it certainly feels like we’re speaking in groups of capital letters a lot more. It’s a question that intrigues linguists and other language aficionados — even though they’ll tell you they have absolutely no concrete research on it. “It’s fascinating,” says Scott

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Kiesling, a socio-linguist and professor at the University of Pittsburgh. “What’s interesting to me as a linguist is figuring out which words get picked up, and why. What is it that makes OMG and WTF and LOL so useful that they spread from the written to the spoken form?” One possibility, Kiesling proposes, is that some of these acronyms actually become a whole new thought, expressing something different than the words that form them.

A comparison For example: “You wouldn’t say, ‘OMG, that person just jumped off a cliff,’” he explains. “But you’d say, ‘OMG, do you see those red pants that person is wearing?’” Which brings us to WTF, an acronym that needs no translation. When Palin used the expression recently in a Fox News interview — twice in two sentences, actually — some pundits were a little shocked. (Palin was playing on the president’s “Win the Future” message in his State of the Union speech.)

“That’s going to be a tough one for her to come back from and explain,” remarked conservative commentator Pat Buchanan on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Host Joe Scarborough simply shook his head and said: “Not very presidential.” But the chatter died down quickly. “I haven’t seen any big blowup,” says Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania and an expert on political communication. “It was misplaced humor. But I assume she thought it was clever and thus would not be judged.” But WTF seems to have become a winking way of saying something with a little edge, a little bite, without being truly offensive. It can also be a good icebreaker with an audience. “I do a lot of public speaking,” says Maushart, the mother of three, who is also an author (the recent Winter of our Disconnect.) “And if there is one utterance that I always know will get a laugh, it is WTF. It establishes that you are kind of with it. It brings an instant laugh.” Remember the word “groovy”?

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West: Giffords doctor hopes she can see launch

Nation: Obama stops smoking for nearly year

Nation: Blagojevich claims call missing from evidence

World: Alleged thief, 84, back in custody in Hungary

The doctor for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said in Arizona on Tuesday that he hopes the wounded congresswoman can make enough progress to attend her husband’s space launch in two months, describing it as a goal to work toward. The space shuttle Endeavour will leave April 19 for a two-week mission to the International Space Station, and astronaut Mark Kelly announced last week that he’ll be aboard and expects his wife, who was shot in the forehead, to see him off. Dr. Gerard Francisco said doctors would have to make decisions on many medical issues for that to happen.

President Barack Obama has finally done what millions of fellow Americans are still struggling to achieve — he’s given up smoking. “Yes, he has,” his wife, Michelle, said Tuesday at the White House when asked whether he had conquered a nicotine habit that began as a teenager. “It’s been almost a year,” she said, offering no details on exactly when or how he quit. But is the breakup with tobacco final? One in five adults, about 46 million people, still smoke, and brain research shows that nicotine is powerfully addictive.

Rod Blagojevich’s name resurfaced in the Chicago mayoral race Tuesday when his attorneys named leading candidate and former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel in a motion claiming key evidence is missing in the impeached Illinois governor’s upcoming retrial on corruption charges. Blagojevich’s motion alleges a record of a phone call between a top Blagojevich aide and Emanuel is among “mysteriously missing” evidence. Blagojevich’s attorneys asked a judge to order prosecutors to turn over records of the call, saying it would strengthen the former governor’s claim of innocence.

Hungary’s notorious octogenarian thief is not ready for retirement. The 84-year-old woman, known as “Flying Gizi,” whose criminal record goes back to the 1950s, is again in custody for suspected theft, police said Tuesday. Fejer County police spokeswoman Agnes R. Szabo said the burglar, whose real name is Gizella Bodnar, is suspected of taking some 15,000 forints ($75) from a home in Bicske, a town in central Hungary. Bodnar has been convicted of more than 20 crimes and has spent nearly 18 years in prison.


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Closures, repairs of trail discussed Peninsula Daily News

Marathon OK this year It won’t be impacted this year. Kathryn Neal, city engineering manager, said Friday that closures could impact portions of the trail from the former mill site to the hotel anywhere between six months and a year. Cutler said after the meeting that he didn’t want to comment on the possible duration of the closures since that won’t be fully fleshed out until after a construction contract is awarded this summer. It’s also not yet known when the closures will start. Construction will begin sometime after late October at the intersection of Oak Street and Railroad Avenue and at the trail just east of the intersection of Lincoln

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A pedestrian walks down a section of the Waterfront Trail in Port Angeles on Tuesday. Street and Railroad Avenue. At those locations, the city’s contractor will begin “sliplining” new sewer lines into the industrial waterline. From downtown to the Rayonier site, the city’s plan calls for seven pits to be dug so that crews can continue to pull the pipes through the waterline, which is no longer in use past the Nippon paper mill. The pipes will connect with a nearly 5-million-gallon tank the city acquired from Rayonier and its wastewater treatment plant nearby. The tank will temporarily store untreated sewage and storm water when the plant is at capacity, allowing the city to reduce its sewage overflows from anywhere between 30 and 110 a year to slightly over one on average. On the west side of Port Angeles, an undeveloped portion of the trail will be temporarily closed this year at Milwaukee Drive and 18th Street so that a sewer line from the Lower Elwha Klallam reservation can be connected with the city’s sewers. That work is expected to start shortly, Cutler said, but he didn’t have a schedule yet

from the National Park Service, which is handling that project because it’s intended to replace the tribe’s septic tanks, which are expected to become unusable after Elwha River dams come down beginning in September. There was also a fair amount of good news. Storm damage on the trail east of the Rayonier site should be repaired this year, Cutler said. Also, a new Ennis Creek bridge will be built over the next few years that will reroute the trail away from the treatment plant. Rich James, Clallam County transportation program manager, said that the northern loop around Lake Crescent should be done in 2012 and that 4,300 feet of trail will be constructed west of the lake this summer. The city also plans to improve the route the trail takes through downtown as part of its waterfront development plan. A bridge over Dry Creek in west Port Angeles was opened last month, although the tribe’s sewer line still needs to be placed underneath it.

Chamber of Commerce lists finalists for awards Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — The SequimDungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce has selected finalists for 2010 Community Service and Citizen of the Year and Community Service awards. The chamber and its members and family of the honorees will recognize the finalists and announce the two Community Service Awards and the Citizen of the Year at its luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday,

Small quake in San Juans shakes Peninsula, Victoria Peninsula Daily News and news services

FRIDAY HARBOR — A small earthquake in the San Juan Islands rattled the North Olympic Peninsula, Victoria and parts of Northwest Washington at 8:36 a.m. Tuesday. The quake — measuring a modest 3.2 in magnitude — was centered beneath San Juan Island about five miles west-northwest of the island’s town of Friday Harbor at a depth of 31.6 miles, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network at the University of Washington in Seattle. No damage or injuries were reported. In Port Angeles and Victoria, residents said the quake felt like a strong side-to-side jolt and only lasted for a second or two. “A quick bounce, like something falling over,” said one Port Angeles homeowner who called the Peninsula Daily News. Keith Ross felt the quake at his office next to Ebey’s Prairie in Coupeville on Whidbey Island. “I knew right away it was an earthquake,” Ross said. “It was just a short 2-, 3-second rolling. About three rolls, and it was done.” The tremor’s epicenter was 14 miles northeast of Victoria. “I’ve lived in Victoria for four years and never felt [an earthquake] until this morning,” said Kelly Young in a

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PORT ANGELES — Olympic Discovery Trail users were given a mixed bag of good and bad news Tuesday. City of Port Angeles and Clallam County staff told an audience of about 30 people at City Hall that expansions of the trail will occur over the next few years, but also outlined how portions in Port Angeles will be closed for long periods of time, possibly putting the 2012 Olympic Discovery Marathon in jeopardy. The major closures will occur in Port Angeles from the former Rayonier mill site to the Red Lion Hotel as the city’s approximately $40 million project to get control of its sewage overflows gets under way. Glenn Cutler, city public works and utilities director, said that construction will occur during June 2012 — when the marathon, which uses the trail, is under way — and possibly during June 2013. “I know you probably aren’t going to be able to run a marathon at that point over that location,” he said. Port Angeles Marathon Association President Larry Little, reached by phone after the meeting, said he couldn’t comment at this time whether the marathon will be able to continue next year or use a detour. “I don’t want to make any comments without having some more information about what’s going on,” he said.

Feb. 22, at the SunLand Golf and Country Club. Luncheon buffet cost will be $20. Coffee or tea only will be available for $3. The finalists are: ■  Dick Hughes, nominated for his involvement in the Sequim Education Foundation, Rotary, Sequim Wolf Pack Youth Football, Sequim Middle School Interact Club, Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic and as a volunteer. ■  Jim Pickett, nominated for his involvement in

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PORT ANGELES — For the second day in a row, Coast Guard officials reported no oil sheen in the area where a boat sank in the Olympic National Marine Sanctuary. All five crew members were rescued Thursday when the 80-foot vessel they ‘They found nothing’ were fishing on, Vicious Fisher, sank in as much as “They found nothing.” 400 feet of water about 13 The Coast Guard does miles off LaPush. not plan to fly over the area today. Saturday flyover The vessel out of BellingA three-mile sheen — ham had 3,800 gallons of beginning one to two miles diesel onboard when it from where the boat went sank. Coast Guard crews from down and extending northwest — was seen during a LaPush and Port Angeles Coast Guard flyover Satur- safely rescued the crew members. day. The Coast Guard later Subsequent flyovers Monday and Tuesday said the boat was too deep

to be recovered. Liam Antrim, resource protection specialist with the sanctuary, told the Peninsula Daily News on Saturday that diesel floating on the surface of the water puts sea birds and mammals at risk.

Visibility In a Tuesday e-mail, he cautioned that high winds and rough seas Monday would have made the observation of diesel surfacing in the ocean nearly impossible. The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary extends from the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca to northern Grays Harbor County and into the Pacific by as many as 50 miles.

Sequim planner touches on downtown plan for Sequim By Jeff Chew

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SEQUIM — Improving the city’s downtown core is all about attracting more people there. That’s what interim city Planning Director Joe Irvin said Tuesday, addressing more than 70 Irvin attending the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon at SunLand Golf and Country Club. “I think it’s the people,” Irvin said. “When you have people there . . . that’s the real important thing.”

Proposals so far Irvin touched on what residents and consultants have proposed so far for downtown, ranging from denser small housing and townhouses to traffic-calming and pedestrian and bicycling improvements. Consultants have recommended about 400 new housing units to downtown over the next 10 years, he said, with 48 units being singlefamily homes, 116 townhouses, 109 garden apartments and 116 mid-rise

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apartment units. City leaders and consultants will reveal land-use and traffic recommendations and development opportunities at a Thursday open house. The open house, in which the public can view downtown plan recommendations, runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at City Council chambers inside the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St.

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be further developed, he said. A woonerf is a street where pedestrians and cyclists have legal priority over motorists. Ultimately, Irvin said, it is hoped that an improved downtown will slow about $37 million of annual retail “leakage” that leaves the Sequim-area market for others.

Focal point Other issues brought to the city’s attention, he said, include finding a focal point in downtown Sequim that serves as a gathering place. “We need to find a way to locate City Hall downtown,” Irvin said. Finding a commercial truck route around downtown is another city challenge, he said. Downtown boundaries are from Fir Street, north, to U.S. Highway 101, south. The boundary from the west is Fifth Avenue, and Brown Road is east.

City Council-hired Seattle consultants LMN will explain the recommendations at 7 p.m. at the same location, followed by a question-andanswer session from 7:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Irvin recalled what he and other city leaders learned during an intense two-day workshop downtown where more than 150 attended. Residents suggested improving the Bell Creek corridor and Pioneer Park. They also asked to “activate” ________ the city’s alleyways, making them more attractive and Sequim-Dungeness Valley Edipedestrian-friendly. tor Jeff Chew can be reached at “Woonerfs,” such as that 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ at Seal Street downtown, can peninsuladailynews.com.

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Briefly . . . Van De Wege to co-chair heritage unit OLYMPIA — Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, is now the co-chairman of the Heritage Caucus, a position he took over from retired House majority leader Lynn Kessler. The bipartisan Heritage Caucus has been around for more than 20 years. It brings together legislators, elected officials, representatives from the public and nonprofit sectors, as well as citizens, to discuss pending legislation and policy issues related to state culture, heritage and the arts. The goal is to keep people informed of how pending legislation could affect state cultural and historical organizations or sites. “When a historic site is endangered, citizens tend to find innovative ways to save it, even when state grants are not as readily available,” said Van De Wege, one of three legislators representing the North Olympic Peninsula in Olympia. “There is a real awareness of the value of our state’s cultural heritage.” The other co-chair is Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside.

Caretakers needed PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is seeking caretakers for H.J. Carroll Park, located on state Highway 19 between Port Townsend and Chimacum. Caretakers are responsible for park supervision and do a small amount of maintenance work. “The ideal caretakers are two people who want to make a difference in the community, can provide excellent customer service to all park patrons, have a positive attitude, enjoy people, are conscientious, enjoy working outdoors in a beautiful setting, are active, own a newer RV, are excellent communicators and can commit to six months,” according to the agency. Water, septic and garbage services are provided. Power, propane, phone and cable are available on-site, but are the responsibility of the caretakers. The start date is flexible. Screening of applications begins Friday. A successful background check is required prior to placement. For more information, contact Matt Tyler, Jefferson County Parks and Recreation manager, at 360-3859129, e-mail mtyler@ countyrec.com or visit www. countyrec.com.

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Threat charges SEATTLE — A California man charged with making threatening phone calls to the office of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott of Seattle has pleaded not guilty. Charles Turner Habermann of Palm Springs appeared in federal court in Seattle to enter the plea Tuesday. An FBI complaint said Habermann called the Seattle Democrat’s office in December and left two messages, each about four minutes long, after seeing him on television. Transcripts said he began each with his name and phone number and went on to threaten to kill the congressman over his opposition to extending tax cuts for the wealthy. Habermann reportedly told investigators he has a $3 million trust fund. One of the conditions of his pretrial release is that he not withdraw more than $12,000 per month from the fund.

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PORT ANGELES — To align itself for $1.7 million in federal transportation funds, Clallam County on Tuesday amended its transportation plan to include two more funded projects. The three county commissioners added the seismic retrofit of the McDonald Creek bridge on Old Olympic Highway and scour repairs on the foundation of the Ward bridge across the Dungeness River on Woodcock Road to the funded category in its six-year transportation improvement program.

No public testimony No public testimony was taken in a public hearing on the amendments Tuesday. Both projects will be paid for through state-administered federal highway funds. In order to legally use federal funding, the county has to add both projects to the six-year transportation improvement program, which becomes part of the annual construction program, Tyler told commissioners. “So this is the procedure by which we do that,” he said.

Costs of projects

The estimated cost of the seismic retrofit of the McDonald Creek bridge is $808,000, according to the revised planning document. Commissioner Mike Chapman said the repairs to the McDonald Creek Accidentally shot bridge are “clearly a big RICHLAND — Richland deal” because of its current police said a Pasco man was condition and the number waiting in a Richland eleof vehicles and commercial mentary school parking lot trucks that use it. to pick up his child from a The project is slated to school function when he be finished in 2013. accidentally shot himself in The estimated cost of the the leg. Ward bridge scour repair is The Tri-City Herald said $874,000. 40-year-old Michael PomScour occurs when the rankey told police he started current of a river or tidal to get out of his pickup truck area undercuts the foundaMonday night at Badger tion that holds the pilings Mountain Elementary in place, which can comproSchool and realized his pismise the integrity of the tol was between the seats. structure. So the man said he An evaluation done about grabbed the .40 caliber 20 years ago revealed that semiautomatic pistol to the concrete support below move it to the driver’s door the newer bridge deck has pocket, but the gun went off, been scoured, and it isn’t hitting him in the right clear how deep the old pilthigh. ings go, Tyler said. Richland police said he “We watch that bridge was in stable condition very closely during any Tuesday. The case has been [storm] event,” Tyler said sent to the city attorney’s office for review.

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SEATTLE — Officials from the Port of Seattle and Port of Moses Lake are talking about how they can work together to promote economic growth. Commissioners and staff from both agencies met Tuesday to discuss possible partnerships. Seattle commission President Bill Bryant said his agency wants to work with ports across the state to increase exports and jobs. Moses Lake operates the Grant County International Airport and has a thriving industrial park. Automaker BMW and manufacturer SGL recently broke ground there on a plant to make automotive carbon fiber.

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PORT ANGELES — Clallam County resident Norma Turner told commissioners Tuesday that consolidating the various law enforcement agencies of the North Olympic Peninsula would help the budget crisis. “Unfortunately, they seem to be kind of balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and disenfranchised,” Turner said. “I would like to speak out against the concept that each entity Turner — local, state and federal — are acting so they function in independent spheres. I would encourage you to look at how do all of those different budgets integrate.” Turner described “an inordinate number of law enforcement agencies for this small county.” “We have a sheriff’s department, three police departments, a State Patrol, Fish & Wildlife agents, Border Patrol, National Park rangers, immigration and customs, and the tribal law enforcements,” Turner said.

“I would like to speak out against the concept that each entity — local, state and federal — are acting so they function in independent spheres. I would encourage you to look at how do all of those different budgets integrate.”

Norma Turner Clallam County resident

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict declined to respond to Turner’s remarks in the open meeting. However, he did speak in private with Turner for about 10 minutes after the meeting.

Needs study

Later Tuesday, Benedict said Turner’s ideas have some merit but need to be studied by city councils and boards of county commissioners. Commissioner Mike Doherty said the county and the city of Port Angeles are already engaged in looking for efficiencies that would streamline local government. Early discussions have Urged study group focused on information technology. “There is a very active discussion in She urged the commissioners to con- the Legislature about state offices convene a study group to help the public solidating,” Doherty said. understand the total budgets for all of “And there was some discussion of the law enforcement agencies in the the tangential relationships of local county, the total number of employees government dealing with state agenand the legal constraints that would cies. keep them from integrating. “Stay tuned to that.” Turner cited the Border Patrol’s ________ expansion in Port Angeles and questioned whether other law enforcement Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob.ollikainen@peninsula officers could have been deputized as dailynews.com. agents instead.

after the hearing. “It’s called scour critical.” The repairs are scheduled to be completed in 2012. The six-year transportation plan is updated each December. The annual construction program is derived from the six-year road plan. “These were competitive projects,” Tyler said. “They have to compete with other similar projects of a similar magnitude.”

Appointments In other news, Nancy Messmer was appointed to represent District No. 3 on the Heritage Advisory Board.

Commissioner Mike Doherty said Messmer, who lives in Sekiu, will be a “great asset” to the board. Elizabeth Strait and Laurie Davies were reappointed to the Clallam County Fair Advisory Board for terms expiring in September 2014. Arlene Engel was reappointed to the Peninsula Regional Support Network Advisory Committee. Engel, who will serve through 2013, also is an Olympic Medical Center commissioner. An agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of the Lower Dungeness Dike setback project was postponed for additional legal review.

Commissioners also authorized a line of credit from the opportunity fund not to exceed $151,000 for the Peninsula Housing Authority’s Eklund Heights walking path project. County funding is contingent on full funding from other sources and the letting of contracts. Commissioners have the Peninsula Housing Authority to hire local contractors. The Opportunity Fund Board of Directors recommended the line of credit in a Jan. 24 meeting.

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PORT ANGELES — A proposed rule that would impose penalties on pilots presumed to have committed airspace violations when overflying marine wildlife sanctuaries usurps the FAA’s authority to regulate airspace, improperly creates a new class of airspace restrictions and would make it difficult or impossible for a pilot to defend against an alleged violation, according to the national Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ­has proposed restricting low-altitude flights over the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and the Channel Islands, Monterey Bay and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries in California The Frederick, Md.-based nonprofit political organization said the rule offers no workable method of notifying pilots of proposed nonstandard airspace restrictions. “The proposal also would enact the troubling presumption that any pilot observed flying lower than the established altitude within a particular zone had violated sanctuary regulations,” said the AOPA. AOPA expressed concerns to the NOAA about how a rule would affect airports directly under or in the vicinity of the restrictive airspace areas: “The Copalis State Airport is immediately south of the Copalis National Wildlife Refuge, part of the

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Logs key to Elwha River restoration By Paul Gottlieb

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PORT ANGELES — It seems to some like a perfect chance for a cash-strapped state like Washington to make some money. When the two Elwha River dams are torn down beginning in September, can logs that build up at the Elwha River bridge on U.S. Highway 101 be sold commercially to benefit the state’s taxpayers? In a word, no. State fish and wildlife managers say the logs are key to the restoration of the Elwha River and are far more important for fish habitat and forest regeneration than they would be as fodder for the commercial market. The state Department of Fish & Wildlife codified that mandate in the state Department of Transportation’s five-year hydraulic permit that allows Transportation to unjam certain bridges that are clogged with logs, Chris Keegan, Transportation’s Olympic Region operations engineer, said Tuesday.

Keep logs in river “In the permit, we have that we will keep it in the river system,” Keegan said. “It says that during times of high flow, we can pick them up and set them down on the other side and let them continue on through.” The cornerstone of the $351.4 million river restoration project is the $26.9 million dismantling of the Glines Canyon and Elwha dams, intended to unblock the waterway to provide passage for and replenish 10 stocks of anadromous salmon and trout.

Election results Here are Tuesday night’s unofficial returns in the special elections on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Clallam County Port Angeles School District Maintenance and Operations Levy Yes 5,115 58.98% No 3,558 41.02%

Quillayute Valley School District Maintenance and Operations Levy District-wide Yes 805 64.97% No 434 35.03% Clallam County Yes 777 No 418

65.02% 34.98%

Jefferson County Yes 28 No 16

63.64% 36.36%

Jefferson County Jefferson Transit Authority Proposition No. 1 (Sales tax increase — countywide) Yes 6,443 55.95% No 5,073 44.05%

Port Townsend School District Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy Yes 3,914 66.64% No 1,959 33.36%

Chimacum School District Replacement of Maintenance and Operations Levy Yes 2,627 59.98% No 1,753 40.02%

When the dams come down beginning in September, waterborne logs will rush downstream, scraping away at the earthen banks where the Highway 101 bridge crosses the river, potentially undermining the road just west of its intersection with state Highway 112. Built in 1925, the 450-foot-long bridge will encounter riverflows and buffeting by woody debris in a manner never seen in its 86 years once the dams, completed in 1913 and 1927, are brought down and their two reservoirs — Lake Mills behind Glines and Lake Aldwell behind Elwha — are drained.

Move logs around bridge Plans are for an excavator to pluck stuck debris from one side of the arched bridge and drop the stumps and logs on the other side of the span to continue their journey downstream, Keegan said. Highway 101 is four lanes east Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News and west of the bridge and two A Clallam Transit bus crosses the U.S. Highway 101 bridge over the Elwha River on lanes on the bridge itself. Tuesday as a pile of logs jams against a bridge pier. The excavator would take up one lane of the span, causing trafhalis River in 2007. It was the sworn in as Park Service director since 2000, when the federal govfic delays, Keegan said. ernment bought the dams for release of debris-dams holding Oct. 2, 2009. large amounts of wood waste that The 14-page record of decision $29.5 million. Decades of log collection In addition, waterlogged logs destroyed the bridges.” lists “add debris deflectors to the The downstream rush will There also are other ways to in-water piers” that would route already on the bottom of the two include trees and stumps that reroute the rushing logs from the debris away from the banks as a reservoirs are not about to float to have collected behind the dams bridge banks, the National Park mitigation measure. the surface. over eight or nine decades, said Service has suggested. “Some will wash downstream, But that could create a log jam Olympic Region Bridge Superinsome will be used in the revegetaThe Park Service said in 2005 in the middle of the bridge if just tendent Ron Bashon in a Jan. 19 tion program on the hills and e-mail to Jeff Sawyer, Olympic that the bridge is “subject to flood- one log floats downriver and gets slopes,” he said, citing “nursery ing,” according to the agency’s hung up crosswise on the bridge’s Region environmental and logs” in which new plant life record of decision for the final arches, Keegan acknowledged. hydraulic manager. grows. environmental impact statement River restoration project man“Large amounts of wood ________ ager Brian Winter said woody released at one time tend to build on the dam removal project. It was signed by then-Pacific debris has been passed over the dams in the channel,” Bashon Senior staff writer Paul Gottlieb can be West Region Regional Director Glines Canyon and Elwha dams reached at 360-417-3536 or at paul. said in the e-mail. “I see this like the upper Che- Jonathan B. Jarvis, who was and floated downstream ever gottlieb@peninsuladailynews.com.

Transit: 57% voter turnout predicted Continued from A1 deputy mayor and the other city representative on the transit Eldridge said about 350 ballots board, was also encouraged by the were in hand but not counted results Tuesday night at the Tuesday night, including those courthouse. “It’s great news, I believe, for collected from the ballot drop box behind the county courthouse at the county,” Randels said. “We will be able to maintain and maybe 8 p.m. Eldridge has predicted a expand service, and that’s what’s 57 percent voter turnout for the needed for the people and for the special elections, which will be environment.” certified Feb. 23.

County, it is 8.4 percent. The Jefferson Transit board — made up of the three county commissioners and two Port Townsend City Council members — placed the sales tax measure on the ballot, saying that the anticipated $1.1 million it would bring in annually, beginning in September, would allow the public bus agency to maintain existing services.

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Layoffs without revenue

A cheerful Transit board chairwoman Catharine Robinson, who is a Port Townsend City councilwoman, said she was “very happy” with the early voter showing at the courthouse Tuesday night after the first mail ballots were counted. “I’m relieved because we will not have to cut service, and we won’t have to lay anybody off,” Robinson said at the courthouse Tuesday night. The support throughout the county was “very gratifying,” she said. George Randels, Port Townsend

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The proposed increase to 9 percent would raise 3 cents on each $10 purchase or 30 cents on each $100 — about $1.1 million needed to maintain services, including on Sundays, officials said. In November, voters approved an increase of Jefferson County’s tax rate to 8.7 percent, voting on a measure placed on the ballot by the county commissioners. Passage of the county’s measure made Jefferson County’s sales tax the highest on the North Olympic Peninsula. The sales tax rate in the city of Sequim is 8.6 percent. In the rest of Clallam

Transit Executive Director Peggy Hanson has said if the sales tax measure failed, up to six bus drivers would be laid off, both weekend bus service and Dial-ARide would be cut and weekday schedules would at times result in rider bus-stop waits of an hour or more. The loss of this service would have a significant impact on the working poor, Olympic Community Action Programs Executive ________ Director Tim Hockett has said. Critics of the proposal have Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff challenged the 355,000 yearly rid- Chew can be reached at 360-681-2391 or ership numbers presented by Jef- at jeff.chew@peninsuladailynews.com.

Chimacum: Count set for noon Friday Continued from A1 Jefferson County Auditor Donna Eldridge said about 350 votes were on hand but uncounted. It was not known how many included votes from the Chimacum School District, the Port Townsend School District or a proposed countywide sales tax increase.

The next count is scheduled for which expires this year, is $1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, with noon Friday. the owner of a $200,000 home paying about $200 in property Replacement levy taxes to the district. The Chimacum levy replaces a The new levy will cost each levy voted in two years ago and property taxpayer $1.23 per requests a gradual increase in $1,000 assessed value the first revenue, from $2.25 million in year and rise to $1.35 per $1,000 2012 to $2.49 million by 2014. the third year. District officials say revenue The current rate of the levy,

TACOMA — A 40-year-old U.S. Army major has admitted he stole more than $47,000 while overseeing American money that was supposed to be used to help Iraqis rebuild. A plea agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Tacoma on Tuesday said Maj. Kevin J. Schrock was stationed in Mosul in 2005 when he served as a “paying agent” with the Commanders Emergency Relief Program. The program was designed to allow military commanders to quickly disburse cash without

represents approximately 20 percent of the district’s budget and is earmarked for program operations, technology, textbooks and materials.

________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or charlie.bermant@peninsuladailynews. com.

Schools: Levy defeat would affect arts The current levy rate is $1.17 per $1,000 assessed valuation, Under this structure, property which means that the owner of a assessed at $200,000 will generate $200,000 home pays about $234 in $246 for the schools in 2012, rising taxes to the district. to $278 in 2015. The estimated rate of the new Continued from A1

levy would be $1.23 per $1,000 the first year and increase to $1.39 per $1,000 in 2015. Defeat of the levy would have most deeply affected art, music, athletics and after-school programs,

Army major admits to stealing money The Associated Press

ferson Transit. Jefferson Transit board members has already planned for service cutbacks while hoping that voters approve a measure that will make them unnecessary. The board approved a 2011 budget Dec. 28 that did not include projections of revenue from the proposed tax increase. That meant decreasing public bus operation from 450 to 350 hours per week, resulting in cutting back routes and eliminating Sunday service, Hanson said. Transit board members late last year approved operating and capital fund budgets of about $5.1 million that will mean layoffs and service cuts. The transit board of Jefferson County’s three commissioners and two Port Townsend City Council members unanimously passed the 2011 budget — about $300,000 less than the 2010 figure.

________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or charlie.bermant@peninsuladailynews. com.

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Dustin Ryerson, right, plays one of his original songs as, from left, Sky Baylor, Spencer Johnson and Sabryna McNally provide support. The four were out on Union Wharf on Tuesday afternoon, enjoying the sunshine and making music that could be heard from several blocks.

going through typical contracting oversight. Schrock is now the public works director at Fort Knox, Ky. He pleaded guilty to money laundering Tuesday and admitted he brought piles of cash home with him when he came back from Iraq.

Based at Fort Lewis then At the time, he was based at Fort Lewis, south of Seattle. Schrock is set to be sentenced in June. He has already agreed to repay the government.

school district officials have said.

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Stumped over clearing land for growing Though it may seem like our dark and dreary winter will never end, there are rumors of spring in the air. While birdwatching Pat between rain squalls, I Neal thought I saw the smallest bird ever. It turned out to be a mosquito the size of a small bird. It was a good sign that bug season could not be far off. Then I observed the first green shoots of the budding Indian plum blossom. That’s all it took to get my gardening juices flowing. Gardening may be a polite term for my primitive methods. It’s a practice anthropologists call slash and burn agriculture. It was once called “stump ranching” on our North Olympic Peninsula. In the early years of our history, the forests were considered an inexhaustible obstacle to

farming. You might start out gardening with a raw piece of land after the loggers got done with it. All you had left was a crop of stumps and roots too thick to run a plow through. You could plant between the stumps, but they usually had to go. Techniques for getting rid of the stumps were as varied as the stump ranchers themselves. I learned from the best. There was the “hog” method of stump clearing. You drilled in and around the stumps and poured molasses in the holes. The hogs would root out the stumps to get the molasses. It could take a lot of time and molasses to get your land cleared. It’s a lot faster but more dangerous to pull the stumps out by mechanical means. In the old days there were horse-powered stump pullers. You rigged the team to a contraption of cables and pulleys that could bust loose at any time — with tragic consequences for the horses. It was faster and even more dangerous to blast the stumps. As luck would have it, one of

my old stump-ranching buddies was a powder monkey. What would be classified as a terrorist threat in the political correctness of our age was considered a helpful neighbor back then. Still, blasting stumps with dynamite had its challenges. It took a strong nerve to approach a charge that failed to go off for whatever reason. Waiting for dynamite to go off was not a job you wanted to rush, but it was all worthwhile when you achieved ignition and the stump was launched into the heavens. Facing a shortage of hogs, molasses, horses, cable and dynamite, I was left to dig and burn the stumps out. Unfortunately, I’ve never been able to find a shovel that fit my hand. I only averaged about one stump per year. Then it was time to turn the soil. This proved difficult since the remaining soil was mostly rock. The powder monkey suggested setting off a series of small, quarter-stick charges under a covering of heavy mill canvas that would loosen the rocks and hold whatever soil was left after the blast.

Peninsula Voices Ticket price As a former president and board member of Olympic Theatre Arts, I feel it necessary to answer the rant expressed in Sunday’s PDN [“Rants & Raves,” Commentary] concerning the ticket price for the musical “Nunsense.” In order to bring musical comedies such as the musical “Nunsense,” it is necessary to pay a large royalty fee to the theatrical agency as well as all the expenses that a show of this caliber demands, such as costumes, lights, set construction and props. Also, the cost to heat and light the theater has to be taken into consideration when setting the price of the tickets. Also, for each show produced at OTA, preview night is always half price. I hope this helps explain

Garden-up with the columnistas Have a blast gardening — without the dynamite! Join Peninsula Daily News wilderness gossip columnist Pat Neal and PDN garden columnist Andrew May on their luxury Garden Bus to the 23rd annual Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle on Wednesday, Feb. 23 — opening day of the biggest flower show west of Philadelphia. Proceeds after costs from this all-inclusive horticultural extravaganza will be used to grow the PDN’s Peninsula Home Fund. For details, see the advertisement on Page C2, or visit www. peninsuladailynews.com anytime. Peninsula Daily News Lacking the nerve for gardening with dynamite, I dug the rocks out by hand until there was only a solid layer of clay where the stumps had been. Then, to prepare the soil for planting, I covered my garden with a layer of spawned-out salmon, seaweed and silt. That’s a practice you could be arrested for these days, even if you could find enough spawnedout salmon to do the job. Unfortunately, most of my stump-ranching tips were from

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the reason for the price of the tickets. If the person who sent in the rant would call me (360457-7356), I will provide that person with a free ticket. This is one show not to be missed. Larry Harwood, Port Angeles Harwood is the stage director for “Nunsense.”

Other biomass uses The PDN has kept us informed with the project of the local mill utilizing a forest biomass that has been going to waste. Any source of energy has to be looked at whether it’s fossil fuels, wind, solar or nuclear. There are objections to the biomass project by enviro groups. Though I don’t think they will be successful in stopping the project, we have to commend them for

their concern about the air pollution factor. My thoughts on biomass projects on land and mainly the ocean, where I intend my last endeavor to be, is to contribute what I can to the future of mariculture — farming the seas. We have all seen the commercial where a

healthy farm boy stands in the middle of a field holding what appears to be a sugar beet, and claims it to be a sustainable energy source. Those knowledgeable would question the source of fertilizer. Green manure and organic fertilizers just can’t be wasted on internalcombustion engines.

gardeners who did their farming early in the last century. Gardening has changed a lot since then. Still, when I see that first mosquito, I get an overwhelming urge to set a stump on fire.

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Pat Neal is a North Olympic Peninsula fishing guide and ­“wilderness ­gossip columnist.” Neal can be reached at 360683-9867 or e-mail at patnealwildlife@yahoo.com. Pat’s column appears here every Wednesday.

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We have a hungry world, more than seven billion. A large amount of people throughout the world look at the use of food stuff for fuel as almost criminal. Biomass can be turned under to build up a humus soil rendering it more tillable. Another method can be breaking down the biomass where it heats up from the decomposition process contained in pits or bins where the heat can be trapped and transferred to greenhouse growing. A certain amount of methane can be siphoned off for other energy needs, such as heating or air conditioning. Dennis Dehmalo, Sequim

Cable news I love the letters about cable news. If you actually go to the “TV by the numbers,” you

can see the real ratings for about anything on TV. You’ll see that of the individual shows on Cable News Networks, the Fox channel outdraws CNN and MSNBC by about 2 to1. But if you check out the total household viewership you’ll see that CNN/Headline News actually has the most households. Actually the latest figure I saw showed CNN with 100 million households, and MSNBC and Fox had about 99 million households. That’s why Fox can claim it’s the “most watched” network and CNN can say “more Americans get their news from CNN than any other source.” You ever wonder how both those statements can be true? Now you know the rest of the story. Sterrett D. Metheny, Port Angeles

Is the economy turning? Think again The Ronald Reagan crowd loved to talk about morning in America. For millions of individuals and families, perhaps the majority, it’s more like twilight — with nighttime coming on fast. Look out the window. Bob More and Herbert more Americans are being left behind in an economy that is being divided ever more starkly between the haves and the have-nots. Not only are millions of people jobless and millions more underemployed, but more and more of the so-called fringe benefits and public services that help make life livable, or even bearable, in a modern society are being put to the torch. Employer-based pensions, paid vacations, health benefits and the like are going the way of phone booths and VCRs. As poverty increases and reliable employment becomes less and less the norm, the dwindling

number of workers with any sort of job security or guaranteed pensions (think teachers and other modestly compensated public employees) are being viewed with increasing contempt. How dare they enjoy a modicum of economic comfort? It turns out that a lot of those jobs were never so secure, after all. As the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities tells us: “At least 44 states and the District of Columbia have reduced overall wages paid to state workers by laying off workers, requiring them to take unpaid leave (furloughs), freezing hew hires or similar actions. “State and local governments have eliminated 407,000 jobs since August 2008, federal data show.” We have not faced up to the scale of the economic crisis that still confronts the United States. Standards of living for the people on the wrong side of the economic divide are being ratcheted lower and will remain that way for many years to come. Forget the fairy tales being spun by politicians in both parties — that somehow they can impose service cuts that are drastic enough to bring federal and local budgets into balance while

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at the same time developing economic growth strong enough to support a robust middle class. It would take a Bernie Madoff to do that. In the real world, schools and libraries are being closed and other educational services are being curtailed. Police officers are being fired. Access to health services for poor families is being restricted. “At least 29 states and the District of Columbia,” according to the budget center, “are cutting medical, rehabilitative, home care or other services needed by lowincome people who are elderly or have disabilities, or are significantly increasing the cost of these services.” For a variety of reasons, there are not enough tax revenues being generated to pay for the basic public services that one would expect in an advanced country like the United States. The rich are not shouldering their fair share of the tax burden. The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq continue to consume an insane amount of revenue. And there are not enough jobs available at decent enough pay to ease some of the demand for public services while at the same

time increasing the amount of taxes paid by ordinary workers. The U.S. cannot cut its way out of this crisis. Instead of trying to figure out how to keep 4-year-olds out of prekindergarten classes, or how to withhold life-saving treatments from Medicaid recipients, or how to cheat the elderly out of their Social Security, the nation’s leaders should be trying seriously to figure out what to do about the future of the American work force. Enormous numbers of workers are in grave danger of being left behind permanently. Businesses have figured out how to prosper without putting the unemployed back to work in jobs that pay well and offer decent benefits. Corporate profits and the stock markets are way up. Businesses are sitting atop mountains of cash. Put people back to work? Forget about it. Has anyone bothered to notice that much of those profits are the result of aggressive payroll-cutting — companies making do with fewer, less well-paid and harder-working employees? For American corporations, the action is increasingly elsewhere.

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Native takes over at PT club SOMETIMES YOU WALK in the door ready to write your next golf column on the relative lack of labor strife in the world of golf (nonexistent at least compared to the probable work stoppages that the NFL and NBA will be dealing with next season) and sometimes that plan goes out the window before you’ve had a cup of coffee. This one goes under the latter Michael option. Chimacum Carman High School graduate and former University of New Mexico Lobo Mark Wurtz has been named head golf pro at Discovery Bay Golf Club in Port Townsend. He will begin at the venerable course on March 7 but will be in the area this weekend for the Seattle Golf and Travel Show at Qwest Field Events Center. He’ll be at Discovery Bay fulltime for the golf season and then head back to teach lessons at his winter home in La Quinta, Calif. Wurtz is the first pro at Discovery Bay since Dave Ramsey in 2006. Wurtz learned the game out at Port Ludlow Golf Club where his father Ted Wurtz was head pro in the 1970s. The elder Wurtz is semi-retired and still teaching, this time at Meadowmeer Golf & Country Club on Bainbridge Island. Mark Wurtz turned pro after three years at New Mexico. “My college career was very mediocre,” he told the Kitsap Sun in 1994. “I tried Tour school, but couldn’t get through. “Coming right out of college, I don’t think I was ready to play the PGA Tour.” He would get there in 1994, breaking through after honing his game while working a variety of jobs in Palm Springs, Calif. His talent allowed him to pick up a sponsor to help him travel to the variety of golf mini-tours that were around in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Halfway through his rookie season Wurtz led the PGA Tour in putting with a 1.720 putts per hole average, ahead of Greg Norman, Loren Roberts and Ben Crenshaw. He also won the 1997 Nike (now Nationwide) Shreveport Open. His putter helped him compete on the PGA and Nationwide tours until 2006. Since then Wurtz has taught the game down in the desert at Big Horn Country Club and The Plantation Golf Course in Palm Springs. For the past few years Mark has become a proponent of E.A. Tischler’s New Horizon’s Golf approach and is featured in several swing videos displaying the fundamentals of this concept. You can watch him in action at http://tinyurl.com/4momlte. He’s known for improving upon a student’s existing swing rather than starting from scratch with a new swing that may not fit one’s personality or physical ability. I’ll have more from him soon when he gets back up to the North Olympic Peninsula. Discovery Bay will hold an open house to welcome him at some point in March or April but details are still being worked out. That 1994 Kitsap Sun article is available at http://tinyurl. com/4n8me7q. Welcome home Mark!

Arctic Open readied Port Townsend Golf Club’s next tournament is the always popular Arctic Open on Saturday and Sunday. Bundle up, the game goes on in any weather. The golf course also holds an allday $10 skins game on Saturdays. It’s $10 for the game and $10 for greens fees. For more information on any Port Townsend Golf Club event, phone the course at 360-385-4547. Turn

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Dawgs look for answers Losing string knocks UW from the top By Tim Booth

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SEATTLE — Lorenzo Romar can pull stats with amazing accuracy. The Washington coach knows that earlier this season his Huskies held UCLA and USC to under 40 percent shooting on the road, and that Isaiah Thomas had six assists and two turnovers last Saturday against Oregon. The most glaring stat Romar sees right now: 0-3, as in the Huskies’ three-game losing streak that has knocked them from the top of the Pac-10. Turn

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Riders staying home for playoffs PA, Sequim both host loser-out tri-district games on Thursday By Matt Schubert

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles boys basketball team isn’t done with its gym quite yet. The Roughriders earned themselves another game in front of the home faithful with a 57-49 Senior Night victory over Olympic League rival Sequim on Tuesday. Port Angeles sank 12 of 16 free throws in the final three minutes to help secure the Olympic’s No. 2 seed into the Class 2A sub-district tournament this week. Their reward: A home game against Franklin Pierce (9-5 in SPSL, 10-9 overall) Thursday at 7 p.m. in the first round of a four-team bracket for the 5-8 seeds in the 2A Bi-District. “I think that’s a huge accomplishment for them,” secondyear Port Angeles coach Wes Armstrong said. “It’s very special for these seniors to have one last game in this gym. “We’re excited. We’re very excited.” The win also gave Port Angeles (12-4 in league, 14-6 overall) its first sweep of their archrivals since the winter of 200708. Meanwhile, Sequim saw its bid for the second seed dashed,

instead falling to No. 4 after Olympic beat Klahowya 66-60 on the same night. The Wolves (10-6, 14-7) must now host Evergreen (5-9 in Seamount, 7-11) in a loser-out pigtail playoff Thursday night at 7 p.m. in 2A sub-district play. “We’ve got to rebound quickly,” said Wolves coach Greg Glasser, whose team lost a tie-breaker to Olympic by virtue of the Trojans’ 1-1 record against the Riders. “We can’t dwell on this one too long. “We’re going to come out focused. These kids, they don’t quit. They don’t care if it’s a loser-out game or a winner-in game. “It doesn’t matter. They play hard every night out.” The sort of standing-room crowd the 1966 Riders boys — on hand for a 45-year reunion as AA runners-up — used to enjoy in their heyday packed the Rider gym Tuesday night. Much like so many times before, the two rivals battled back and forth in a game neither team ever led by more than nine points. Rider forward Ian Ward had a double-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and three assists, Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News while fellow senior Tanner Phair added 12 points and six boards. Sequim’s Kenneth Meier, left, looks for the basket as Turn

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PA girls romp past Wolves Riders are perfect in league again By Matt Schubert

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — In the final home game of their high school careers, Port Angeles’ three seniors gave fans a great last impression. Jessica Madison, Alison Knowles and Taylyn Jeffers each scored in double figures as the Roughrider girls basketball team throttled rival Sequim 84-28 in Tuesday night’s Olympic League finale. Madison had 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Jeffers added 12 points and 14 rebounds and Knowles 12 points as Port Angeles finished perfect in league play for the second straight season. Port Angeles (16-0 in league, 17-3 overall) already had the Olympic’s top seed into Class 2A sub-district locked up heading into Tuesday night’s affair. But that didn’t stop the Riders from putting on a show. Led by Madison’s 8-for-13 night, the Riders shot 52.3 percent from the field (34 of 65) to earn their fourth straight season sweep of Sequim. All three seniors were a part of that run, one which has also seen the Riders claim at least a Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News share of the league title each of Port Angeles’ Jessica Madison, who set her school’s the past four years. Turn

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CHIMACUM — A serious illness in the family made it a little rough for the Chimacum girls basketball team as it concluded the regular season Tuesday night. Loaded Vashon Island beat the emotionally exhausted Cowboys 54-36 to send Chimacum to the fifth seed and a loser-out pigtail playoff game at archrival Port Townsend on Thursday night. “It was a pretty rough day for our kids,” Chimacum coach Brad Burlingame said. Sophomore scoring wizard Mallori Cossell’s mother, Jody, had a heart attack 5 a.m. Tuesday. “Mallori was at the hospital all day,” Burlingame said. “Some of the players were at the hospital, too. They are dear friends.” Cossell’s mother was stabilized and in intensive care Tuesday night. Cossell went straight to the game from the hospital. Turn

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SPORTS SHOT

Today Boys Basketball: Orting at Port Townsend in loser-out pigtail playoff for WCD No. 5 seed in Class 1A Tri-District, 7 p.m. Men’s Basketball: Skagit Valley at Peninsula College, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball: Skagit Valley at Peninsula College, 5 p.m.

Thursday Boys Basketball: Franklin Pierce at Port Angeles/Sequim in 2A sub-district seeding game for Bi-District, 7 p.m.; Forks vs. Toledo in first round of 1A District IV playoffs at TBA, ; Clallam Bay vs. District 1 No. 3 at TBA in 1B Tri-District loser-out pigtail playoff, TBA. Evergreen at Sequim in loser-out Girls Basketball: Port Angeles vs. SPSL No. 2 at Foster High School in 2A sub-district seeding game for Bi-District, 7:30 p.m.; Sequim vs. Renton at Sumner High School in 2A sub-district loser-out pigtail playoff, 6 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Quilcene in 1B Tri-District loser-out pigtail playoff, 7 p.m.; Chimicum at Port Townsend in loser-out pigtail playoff for WCD No. 5 seed in 1A Tri-District, TBA, Boys Swimming: West Central District championships at Hazen High School in Renton, 5 p.m.

SPORTS ON TV

Today 11:55 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Soccer International Friendly, Brazil vs. France, Site: Stade de France - Paris (Live) 4 p.m. (26) ESPN Basketball NCAA, Georgetown vs. Syracuse, Site: Carrier Dome - Syracuse, N.Y. (Live) 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Marquette vs. South Florida, Site: Sun Dome - Tampa, Fla. (Live) 5 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Montana vs. Northern Arizona 6 p.m. (26) ESPN Basketball NCAA, North Carolina vs. Duke (Live) 6 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Texas vs. Oklahoma, Site: Lloyd Noble Center - Norman, Okla. (Live) 7 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Seattle Pacific vs. Central Washington (Live) 8 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Utah State vs. Idaho, Site: Cowan Spectrum - Moscow, Idaho (Live)

Area Sports Basketball MEN’S LEAGUE Feb. 7 Results Game One In The Key 75, Langston Professional Services 66 Leading Scorers: Ryan Rutherford, 27; James Loe, 22; Kris Henrickson, 18; Art Green, 13. Game Two Irwin Dental Center 90, Sergio’s/Tracy’s Insulation 63 Leading Scorers: Kasey Ulin, 29; Jordan Justus, 17; Ian Montes, 16; Jesse Judd, 16. Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Men’s Basketball Standings Irwin Dental Center (7-0); Blue Sharks (6-2); Langston Professional Services (6-2); Burley Construction (6-3); 4 In The Key (6-3); Seven Cedar’s Casino (3-4); Cougar’s (1-7); Ulin’s Concrete Pumping (1-8); Sergio’s/Tracy’s Insulation (1-8)

Bowling LAUREL LANES Feb.7 Baxter Auto Parts Old Timers Men’s High Game: Jay Cameron, 212 Men’s High Series: Jay Cameron, 535 Woman’s High Game: Una Flanigan, 161 Woman’s High Series: Una Flanigan, 426 Feb. 7 Monday Night Mixed Men’s High Game: Herb Woods, 224 Men’s High Series: Herb Woods, 550 Woman’s High Game: Cindy Almond, 171 Woman’s High Series: Cindy Almond, 461 League Leaders: Undiscovered Feb. 7 Les Schwab Mixed Majors Men’s High Game: Joe Hartley, 300 Men’s High Series: Gary Heilman, 1020 League Leaders: Olympic Sewer SEQUIM OLYMPIC Feb. 1 Wall Street Journal Men’s High Game: Jose Marines, 204 Men’s High Series: Gail Elliott, 484 Women’s High Game: Inge Magrs, 214 Women’s High Series: Inge Magrs, 480 League Leaders: First Edition Feb. 1 Sunlanders Men’s High Game : Ray DeJong, 235 Men’s High Series: Ray DeJong, 564 Women’s High Game: Judy Kelley, 181 Women’s High Series: Jan Jones, 466 League Leaders: Swamp Rats Feb. 2 First Federal Snipers Men’s High Game: Jim Getchman, 216 Men’s High Series: Jim Getchman, 603 Women’s High Game: Mimi Sutton, 181 Women’s High Series: Mimi Sutton, 457 League Leaders: Flintlocks Feb. 2 Les Schwab Mixed Men’s High Game: Michael V. Elkhart, 194 Men’s High Series: Rick Johnson, 506 Women’s High Game: Hannah DeBello, 104 Women’s High Series: Hannah DeBello, 290 League Leaders: Sequim Olympic Lanes Feb. 3 Thursday 9 Pin No Tap Men’s High Game: George Kennedy, 230 Men’s High Series: Cliff Silliman, 529 Women’s High Game: Marilyn Hooser, 175 Women’s High Series: Jean Henderson, 327

Golf SKYRIDGE GOLF COURSE Feb. 2 Players Day Dave Koehler, 64; Dan Reeves, 71; Gene Potter, 71; Dennish Ferrie, 75; Shane Price, 75; Mark Willis, 76. Feb. 6 Winter Links Open Bob Madsen, Richard Fisher, Shawn Harris, Silas Fuller - 232; Dennis Ferrie, Dan Dougherty, Dan Reeves, John O’Rouke - 208.4. THE CEDARS AT DUNGENESS Feb. 2 Ace Day First Flight 1st Place: John Raske, 74 2nd Place: Robert Mares, 75 3rd Place (Tie): Grant Ritter, Rob Wright 78 Second Flight 1st Place: Steve Lewis, 82 2nd Place: Pat Lauerman, 83 3rd Place: Robert Purser, 85 4th Place: Mike Sutton, 89 PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Feb. 5 Substitute Par Any Two Holes Brian Borde, 61; Bob Reidel, 62; George Peabody, 64; Kit Metcalf, 65; Bernie Anselmo, 65; Jim Bourget, 65; Jack Morley, 65 Team Play Anselmo, Greenawalt, 60; Reidel, Duran 61; Bourget, Bruch, 62; Tozier, Renner, 62; Reidel, Norton, 62; Borde, Tweter, 62; Borde, Ketchum, 62. Feb. 8 Better Nine Rick Parkhurst, 34; Bernie Anselmo, 30.5; Jay Bruch, 31.5; Jim Cole, 32; Bob Reidel, 32. Team Play Duran, Reidel, 59; Renner, Tozier, 60; Pruss, Vernon, 60.

Volleyball Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Coed Feb. 7 Results Les Schwab Tire (3), Fitness West (0): 25-7, 25-15, 25-11 Michael’s Seafood & Steakhouse (3), Dave’s All-Around (0): 25-19, 27-25, 25-23

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Indiana forward Will Sheehey, right, blocks the shot of Purdue forward Patrick Bade in the first half of an NCAA basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., on Tuesday. No. 12 Purdue, 19-5, got the last laugh by winning 67-53.

Blind Ambition Blinds (2), D.A. Davidson (1): 25-22, 27-25, 25-22 McCrorie Carpet One, Elwha River Casino (Forfeit) Volleyball League Standings D.A. Davidson (12-0); Blind Ambition Blinds (11-0); High Energy Metals (10-2); Michael’s Seafood & Steakhouse (9-2); McCrorie Carpet One (8-3); Dave’s All-Around Repair (6-5); A Brewed Awakening Espresso (4-7); Joyce General Store (4-7); Captain Zak’s (4-7); Drake’s U-Bake Pizza (6-7); Les Schwab Tire (4-7); Fitness West (3-8); Northwest Wood Products (2-8); Olympic Medical Center (2-10); Elwha River Casino (1-9)

Preps Basketball BOYS Olympic League Standings League Overall x-Kingston 15-1 16-4 y-Port Angeles 12-4 14-6 Bremerton (3A) 12-4 15-5 y-Olympic 10-6 12-8 y-Sequim 10-6 14-7 y-P. Town. (1A) 5-11 7-13 Klahowya 4-12 5-14 North Mason 4-12 5-15 North Kitsap 0-16 0-20 Tuesday’s Games Port Angeles 57, Sequim 49 Kingston 63, North Kitsap 24 Bremerton 75, North Mason 42 Olympic 66, Klahowya 60 1A Nisqually League Standings League Overall x-Cas. Christian 12-0 18-2 y-Vashon Island 9-3 14-6 y-Life Christian 8-4 15-5 y-Seattle Christian 6-6 11-9 y-Orting 3-9 4-13 Chimacum 3-9 5-15 Charles Wright 1-11 6-14 Tuesday’s Games Vashon Island 56, Chimacum 30 Life Christian 83, Charles Wright 58 Seattle Christian 59, Orting 36 Southwest Washington League Evergreen Division League Overall x-Onalaska 14-0 17-2 y-Hoquiam 12-2 17-3 y-Rainier 8-6 11-8 y-Forks 7-7 10-10 y-Montesano 6-8 10-10 y-Tenino 6-8 9-11 Elma 3-11 5-15 Rochester 0-14 1-18 Regular Season Ended Feb. 4 North Olympic League League x-Neah Bay 6-0 y-Clallam Bay 3-3 Crescent 0-6 Regular Season Ended Feb. 5

Overall 17-2 13-7 5-15

GIRLS Olympic League Standings League Overall x-Port Angeles 16-0 17-3 y-Kingston 14-2 17-3 y-Olympic 11-5 12-8 y-Sequim 7-9 10-11 y-Port Tow. (1A) 7-9 9-11 Bremerton(3A) 6-10 8-12 y-North Kitsap 5-11 6-13 North Mason 4-12 5-15 Klahowya 2-14 3-15 Tuesday’s Games Port Angeles 84, Sequim 28 Kingston 55, North Kitsap 32 Olympic 51, Klahowya 36 North Mason 52, Bremerton 45 1A Nisqually League Standings League Overall y-Cas. Christian 11-1 16-2 y-Seattle Christian 11-1 16-4 y-Vashon Island 8-4 11-6 y-Chimacum 5-7 7-13 Charles Wright 4-7 9-9 Orting 2-10 3-16 Life Christian 0-11 2-14 Tuesday’s Games Vashon 54, Chimacum 36 Seattle Christian 58, Orting 25

Charles Wright at Life Christian, Not reported Southwest Washington League Evergreen Division League Overall x-Rainier 14-0 17-3 y-Onalaska 11-3 15-5 y-Elma 11-3 13-7 y-Hoquiam 6-8 6-14 y-Tenino 6-8 7-12 y-Montesano 5-9 6-14 Forks 3-11 5-15 Rochester 0-14 2-17 Regular Season Ended Feb. 4 North Olympic League League Overall x-Neah Bay 6-0 18-1 y-Clallam Bay 3-3 12-6 Crescent 0-6 3-14 Regular Season Ended Feb. 4 NOTE: x-Clinched league title; y-Clinched postseason berth AREA PLAYOFF SCENARIOS BOYS Port Angeles: Clinched spot in sub-district and 2A Bi-District. Can clinch 2A Oly No. 2 and home playoff with win Tuesday against Sequim. Sequim: Clinched spot in sub-district. Can clinch 2A Oly No. 2 with win at Port Angeles Tuesday and a coin flip victory. Loss at Port Angeles would result in No. 3 or No. 4 seed depending upon Olympic-Klahowya game. Port Townsend: Clinched spot in home loserout pigtail on Wednesday for 1A WCD No. 5 seed. Chimacum: Must finish ahead of Orting to clinch spot in loser-out pigtail for 1A WCD No. 5 seed into Tri-District. Forks: Clinched spot as Evergreen No. 4 in 1A SWW district tournament. Win over Castle Rock (Trico No. 5) puts them in double-elimination bracket with first round game vs. Toledo (Trico No. 1) on Feb. 10. Crescent: Eliminated. Clallam Bay: Clinched NOL No. 2 into 1B TriDistrict. Will play loser-out pigtail Feb. 10. Neah Bay: Clinched NOL No. 1 into 1B TriDistrict. Will face Dist. 1 No. 2 in first round Feb. 12 at Joyce. GIRLS Port Angeles: Clinched 2A Oly No. 1 in subdistrict. Will play for 1-4 seeds to Bi-District. Sequim: Clinched 2A Oly No. 4 seed into subdistrict. Wil play loser-out game vs. Seamount No. 4 on Feb. 11. Port Townsend: Clinched spot in home loserout pigtail on Feb. 10 for WCD No. 5 seed in 1A Tri-District. Chimacum: Can clinch either No. 4 or 5 seed depending upon Charles Wright’s placement. A tie with CW puts Chimacum in loser-out pigtail as No. 5 at PT on Thursday. Forks: Eliminated. Crescent: Eliminated. Clallam Bay: Clinched NOL No. 2 into 1B TriDistrict. Will play loser-out pigtail at Quilcene on Feb. 10. Neah Bay: Clinched NOL No. 1 into 1B TriDistrict. Will play Dist. 1 No. 2 in first round Feb. 12 at Joyce.

Basketball NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 43 8 .843 — Dallas 36 15 .706 7 New Orleans 32 21 .604 12 Memphis 28 26 .519 161⁄2 Houston 25 29 .463 191⁄2 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 33 18 .647 — Utah 31 22 .585 3 Denver 30 22 .577 31⁄2 Portland 28 24 .538 51⁄2 Minnesota 13 39 .250 201⁄2 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 36 16 .692 — Phoenix 24 25 .490 101⁄2 Golden State 22 28 .440 13 L.A. Clippers 19 32 .373 161⁄2 Sacramento 12 36 .250 22

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 38 13 .745 — New York 26 24 .520 111⁄2 Philadelphia 24 27 .471 14 New Jersey 15 37 .288 231⁄2 Toronto 14 38 .269 241⁄2 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 38 14 .731 — Atlanta 33 19 .635 5 Orlando 33 20 .623 51⁄2 Charlotte 22 29 .431 151⁄2 Washington 13 37 .260 24 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 34 16 .680 — Indiana 21 28 .429 121⁄2 Milwaukee 20 30 .400 14 Detroit 19 33 .365 16 Cleveland 8 44 .154 27 All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Philadelphia 117, Atlanta 83 Orlando 101, L.A. Clippers 85 San Antonio 100, Detroit 89 Miami 117, Indiana 112 Milwaukee 92, Toronto 74 Memphis 105, Oklahoma City 101, OT Minnesota 112, Houston 108 Today’s Games Detroit at Cleveland, 4 p.m. Charlotte at Indiana, 4 p.m. New Orleans at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Orlando at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. San Antonio at Toronto, 4 p.m. Milwaukee at Washington, 4 p.m. L.A. Clippers at New York, 4:30 p.m. Chicago at Utah, 6 p.m. Dallas at Sacramento, 7 p.m. Denver at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games L.A. Lakers at Boston, 5 p.m. Golden State at Phoenix, 6 p.m. Dallas at Denver, 7:30 p.m.

Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 53 32 15 6 70 176 156 Nashville 54 28 19 7 63 141 129 Chicago 53 27 22 4 58 168 150 Columbus 53 26 22 5 57 145 163 St. Louis 52 24 20 8 56 140 154 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 54 35 10 9 79 183 127 Calgary 55 27 21 7 61 157 161 Minnesota 52 27 20 5 59 135 138 Colorado 53 25 22 6 56 164 175 Edmonton 53 16 29 8 40 133 180 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 53 30 18 5 65 152 150 San Jose 54 29 19 6 64 152 144 Phoenix 55 27 19 9 63 156 156 Anaheim 54 29 21 4 62 146 150 Los Angeles 53 29 22 2 60 150 129 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 53 35 13 5 75 180 137 Pittsburgh 55 34 17 4 72 165 126 N.Y. Rangers 56 29 23 4 62 155 138 New Jersey 54 20 30 4 44 116 156 Islanders 53 17 29 7 41 131 174 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 53 30 16 7 67 161 119 Montreal 54 30 19 5 65 139 131 Buffalo 51 24 22 5 53 145 149 Toronto 54 23 26 5 51 143 169 Ottawa 54 17 29 8 42 119 178 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 54 33 16 5 71 164 162 Washington 55 29 16 10 68 150 136 Carolina 54 26 21 7 59 161 167 Atlanta 56 24 22 10 58 162 183 Florida 53 23 24 6 52 141 143 All Times PST Tuesday’s Games New Jersey 3, Carolina 2, OT Toronto 5, N.Y. Islanders 3

Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 1 San Jose 2, Washington 0 St. Louis 2, Florida 1 Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m. Today’s Games Montreal at Boston, 4 p.m. San Jose at Columbus, 4 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Colorado at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Ottawa at Calgary, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at Edmonton, 6:30 p.m. Anaheim at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Thursday’s Games New Jersey at Toronto, 4 p.m. Carolina at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 4:30 p.m. Buffalo at Florida, 4:30 p.m.

Transactions BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB: Suspended Washington minor league C Hector Taveras (Nationals-GCL) 25 games for his violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Major League Baseball Players Association MLBpa: Named Matt Nussbaum assistant general counsel. American League Boston Red Sox: Agreed to terms with LHP Dennys Reyes on a minor league contract. Tampa Bay Rays: Designated OF Justin Ruggiano and 1B-OF Leslie Anderson for assignment. National League Milwaukee Brewers: Assigned RHP Roque Mercedes outright to Nashville (PCL). American Association Amarillo Sox: Signed OF Adam De La Garza. El Paso Diablos: Signed INF Jonathan Cisneros. St. Paul Saints: Signed INF Ron Bourquin. Wichita Wingnuts: Released RHP Bubba O’Donnell. Can-Am League Pittsfield Colonials: Traded RHP Jon Venters, INF Wes Fink and a player to be named to Florence (Frontier) for INF John Welch and INF Billy Mottram. Frontier League Evansville Otters: Signed RHP Kent Worthington to a contract extension. Florence Freedom: Signed OF John Malloy. Lake Erie Crushers: Signed RHP Nelson Curry. Normal Cornbelters: Released OF Mike Dufek. Southern Illinois Miners: Named Justin Lord pitching coach. Washington Wild Things: Received OF Doug Thennis from Laredo (United) to complete a previous trade. Signed OF Derek Perren and INF Steve Vitale. Windy City Thunderbolts: Signed RHP Kurt Frymier.

BASKETBALL NBA San Antonio Spurs: Signed F Steve Novak to a 10-day contract. WNBA Los Angeles Sparks: Signed C Courtney Paris. Re-signed F Chanel Mokango.

FOOTBALL NFL Philadelphia Eagles: Named Johnnie Lynn secondary/cornerbacks coach and Bobby April, Jr. defensive quality control coach. Promoted David Culley to senior offensive assistant/wide receivers, James Urban assistant offensive coordinator, Doug Pederson quarterbacks coach and Duce Staley special teams quality control coach. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Named Keith Millard and Grady Stretz co-defensive line coaches and Tyrone Pettaway defensive quality control coach. Tennessee Titans: Fired offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger. Washington Redskins: Named Chris Morgan assistant offensive line coach.

HOCKEY NHL New Jersey Devils: Recalled G Mike McKenna from Albany (AHL). New York Islanders: Recalled G Joel Martin from Bridgeport (AHL). Vancouver Canucks: Reassigned F Alexandre Bolduc to Manitoba (AHL). Washington Capitals: Assigned C Jay Beagle to Hershey (AHL).


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Fifteen swimmers and divers from Port Angeles High School advance to the West Central District championships, set for Thursday through Saturday at Hazen High School in Renton. The athletes are, back row from left, Cole Urnes, Michael Wood, Matt Watkins, Connor Reid, Sam Beasley, Austin Fahrenholtz, Charlie Parks and Jacob Woods. Front Row, from left, Tyler Burke, Simon Biland, Joel Elder, Avery Koehler, Tarren Grimsley, Philip Scott and C.J. Urnes.

Preps: Forks boys eliminated Continued from B1 Quig, just a freshman, had 26 points in the game. “Anya Quig will be “They pretty much sent her to the game to get her famous some day,” Burlmind off things,” Burl- ingame predicted. Big 6-foot-8 center Charingame said. “I was proud of the girls’ lotte Kehoe was held to 14 effort at the game,” Burl- points. The Cowboys finish the ingame said. “Basketball just is not that important regular season 5-7 in the Nisqually League and 7-13 right now.” The Cowboys, though, overall. will give their best shot Don’t count Chimacum against the Redskins on out against Port Townsend, Thursday, Burlingame said. Burlingame said. The two teams have “We have a good shot,” played twice this year with he said. the strong Redskins winVashon Island 54, Chimacum 36 ning both times by 20 points Vashon 11 13 15 15 — 54 or more. 5 9 11 11 — 36 “That was the old Cow- Chimacum Individual Scoring boys, now we are the new Vashon (54) Cowboys,” Burlingame said. Hoffman 2, Abella 2, Munsey 2, Quig 26, Amercia Lynch 2, Kehoe 14. “We’re not the same team.” 6,Chimacum (36) Since that time Cossell Nelson 18, Castillo 7, Cossell 3, Thacker 6, Snyhas found a velvet shot from der 2. long distance as she scored Boys Basketball a career-high 45 points against Orting on Monday Castle Rock42, night. Forks 35 She made a lone 3-point FORKS — The Spartans shot against Vashon Island lost a loser-out Southwest in limited action. Cydney Nelson led the Washington League playoff Tuesday Cowboys with 18 points heartbreaker while Krista Hathaway had night. Castle Rock had a 19-12 eight rebounds and two advantage in the second steals. “Cydney had a wonder- half to win after the teams ful game,” Burlingame said. deadlocked 23-all at halfSuper star headed to time. Division I college ball Anya “We played as well as we

could defensively but we also played as bad as we could offensively,” Forks coach Scott Justus said. Coming in, Castle Rock had three players averaging 15 points or more. “I thought if we held two of them to single digits we would win,” Justus said. The Spartans did that but the one player who scored in double figures lighted up the scoreboard with 26 points. It was the final game for Forks seniors Frank Noles and Bryce Johnson. “It will be hard to replace Noles,” Justus said. “He is our second-leading scorer and leading rebounder. “And even more important he is a leader and captain for the team. He has worked really hard for me the past two years.” Noles had eight rebounds in the game while Jonah and Tyler Penn had four assists each. The Spartans finish the year 7-7 in league and 10-11 overall. Castle Rock 42, Forks 35 Castle Rock Forks

15 8 8 11 — 42 14 9 4 8 — 35 Individual Scoring Castle Rock (42) Hoffman 2, Abella 2, Munsey 2, Quig 26, Amercia 6, Lynch 2, Kehoe 14. Forks (35) J. Penn 4, T. Penn 11, Castellano 2, Decker 6,

Johnson 4, Noles 8.

Vashon Island 56, Chimacum 30 CHIMACUM — The Cowboys ran out of gas after playing in their second game in two nights. The powerhouse Pirates knocked the Cowboys out of the playoffs with the win and in the process earned the second seed to tri-district play. “After we won the close game Monday night, we just didn’t have any steam left,” Chimacum coach Jim Eldridge said. It was the final game for seniors Ryan Riggle, Mason Moug, Devin Manix and Dylan Brown-Bishop. The Cowboys finish the year 3-9 in the Nisqually League and 15-5 overall. “We had some close games this year, got some improvement but not as much as I had hoped for,” Eldridge said. “We’ll see what happens next year.” Vashon Island 56, Chimacum 30 Vashon Chimacum

17 6 16 17 — 56 8 9 6 7 — 30 Individual Scoring

Vashon (56) Wagner 24, Griffith 9, Dick 5, Schofer 4, Whitaker 3, Bakker 6, Arseo 2, Hazzard 2, Rhome 1. Chimacum (30) Ajax 5, Edwards 3, Madayag 2, Moug 5, Duket 2, Brown-Bishop 6, Manix 1, Pagasian 6.

Rivals: Riders hold off Wolves Continued from B1 handed stuff whittled the Rider lead to 41-38. Once the Riders were For Phair, that included back-to-back 3-pointers in ahead 45-38 with 2:14 to the final minute of the third play, the Wolves began foulquarter that give the Riders ing. Ultimately, the strategy backfired thanks to the Rida 34-28 edge. “My 3s weren’t doing so ers’ clutch shooting at the hot at the beginning of the charity stripe. “In practice we’ve been season,” Phair said, “but I guess I shoot better when doing a lot of free throw drills,” said Ward, who hit 7 I’m tired.” Sequim got within 36-35 of 8 on the game and 5 of 6 with five minutes to go after in the fourth. “It really helps Evan Hill muscled his way in the long run, obviously. “It was awesome [stepinto the paint for a leftping to the free-throw line handed lay-in. But Port Angeles in the fourth in front of the answered immediately after big crowd]. “Being in the middle of senior Justin Antioquia (10 points) banked in a 3-pointer all the comments and stuff, it’s the kind of game you from the top of the key. The Wolves got within dream about.” Sequim junior Corbin three points twice more in the final frame yet could Webb scored a game-high never quite get over the 16 points in defeat, while sophomore Gabe Carter had hump. Ward hit a 16-foot elbow a monster game with 11 jumper after Sequim put it points and 13 rebounds. Rider killer Nick Campoat 39-36, and Colin Wheeler scored a 3-point play after rini had just five points Jason Brocklesby’s one- after playing only five min-

utes in the second half due to foul trouble. The Wolves hit 17 of 44 field goal attempts on the game, but was 12 for 25 from the field in the second half. Still, the Wolves couldn’t overtake Port Angeles, which won the rebounding edge 31-25, in the final two quarters. “I’m pretty happy with the way our kids battled and handled how physical PA is,” Glasser said. “They are a big, strong team inside. If we can build upon this, then I like our chances on Thursday night.” Camporini’s 3-pointer at the end of the first quarter gave the Wolves a 9-6 lead. And it wasn’t until the Riders’ final possession of the first half, which resulted in a Ward jumper, that they took their first lead of the night at 14-13. At that point, the Riders had hit just 6 of 19 shots

and turned the ball over seven times against the Wolves’ 2-3 zone. In the second half, however, Port Angeles was able to take care of the ball (4 turnovers), move it in and out of the zone and bury enough shots (10 of 24) to keep Sequim at bay. “We knew offensively it was just a matter of executing,” Armstrong said. “We went into halftime, made a couple of adjustments and were able to get the ball inside and that opened it up our outside shooting. “And to be quote honest with you, we had some guys who stepped up and made some big shots.” Port Angeles 57, Sequim 49 Sequim Port Angeles

9 4 15 21 — 49 6 8 20 23 — 57 Individual Scoring

Sequim (49) Hill 4, Meier 1, Carter 11, Webb 16, Brocklesby 11, Guan 1, Camporini 5. Port Angeles (57) Phair 12, Morgan 3, Walker 3, Antioquia 10, Ward 15, Wheeler 5, McCartney 5, Smith 4.

Girls: PA Riders defeat Wolves Continued from B1 play [in the playoffs] is going to be way different than our Of course, Tuesday night’s league, but I feel like we’ve win was the last time they been preparing for it well.” got to play at home. Junior Kiah Jones added The Riders next face the 17 points and eight rebounds SPSL’s No. 2 seed at Foster for the Riders, who outscored High School on Thursday Sequim 52-7 in the second night in a four-team bracket half. that will determine the top Up until then, the Wolves four seeds in the 2A Bi-Dishad actually played the Ridtrict. “It feels like it’s all over, ers competitively, even makbut I still feel like there’s so ing a 10-2 run in the second much left,” said Alison quarter to climb within nine Knowles, once the Rider girls at 30-21. Unfortunately for Sequim ball girl years ago. “We know the level of (7-9, 10-11), the Riders

caught fire in the second half (22 of 34 from the field) and the Wolves never recovered. “I think we just kind of fell back onto our heels [in the second half],” Sequim head coach Stephanie Lewis said. “We played defense in the second quarter and first quarter, but the third and fourth quarter they scored like 50-something points, which is ridiculous. “We’re going back to the drawing board on the defensive end for our next game.” Haleigh Harrison led the

Wolves with 10 points, while Rylleigh Zbaraschuk added nine. The Wolves, the Olympic’s No. 4 seed into the 2A sub-district, will now face Renton on Friday night in Sumner in a loser-out pigtail playoff. Port Angeles 84, Sequim 28 Sequim Port Angeles

4 17 7 0 — 28 15 17 26 26 — 84 Individual Scoring

Sequim (28) Haupt 7, Hopson 2, Harrison 10, Zbaraschuk 9. Port Angeles (84) K. Jones 17, Knowles 15, Walker 2, Northern 4, Madison 23, Frazier 4, Johnson 5, Rodocker 2, Jeffers 12.

PORT ANGELES ­— The first Green Gauntlet 5-kilometer Fun Run/Walk will be held March 19 on the downtown Waterfront Trail. The race includes upper and lower body circuit stations located along the trail. All fitness levels are welcome to participate. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners in addition to raffle prizes. Cost is $30, which includes a T-shirt. Registration for the event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12 at the Landing Mall. The majority of the proceeds will go towards the Pirate women’s basketball team. For more information, e-mail pafitcamp@gmail. com.

ketball. Players who made the All-League first team include Clallam Bay standouts Emmett James and Jacob Portney. Neah Bay had four players selected, including Drexler Doherty, Titus Pascua, Mike Dulik and Zeke Greene. Cherish Moss of Neah Bay was named girls offensive player of the year while her teammate, Rebecca Thompson, took home defensive player of the year honors. Players taking home All-League first-team honors include Sara Moore (Crescent), Kirstin Erickson (Clallam Bay), Jamie Parker (Clallam Bay), Kelsie Ritchie (Crescent) and Courtney Winck (Neah Bay). Awards for coach of the year went to Gerrad Brook for Neah Bay (boys) and Kelly Gregory for Clallam Bay (girls).

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PORT ANGELES — Kim Littlejohn took first 1B All-League place at the sub-regional wrestling tournament with Joel Williams of Cresa pin in the finals last cent was named offensive weekend. player of the year while With the win, she moves Jacob Portnoy of Clallam Bay was awarded defensive on to wrestle next at player of the year for North regionals this Saturday. Olympic League boys basPeninsula Daily News

Dawgs: Hoops Continued from B1 Thomas said. “It’s not like we’re a lia“It just goes back again bility on defense, we’re just to the defensive end of the not giving the full effort that floor,” Romar said on Tues- we can. “We’ve seen it on tape, day. “A rededication to the it’s embarrassing how you defensive end is what is think you’re giving your all going to help us turn this and you’re not. So we’re fixing things this week.” around. Along with the problems “I think that is fairly simple as to where the issue in getting stops have come is. That’s easier said than questions for Romar about done because we haven’t the amount of zone defense done it the last three he’s used this season, most notably in the loss to Oregames.” Actually, for Romar, the gon. Romar insisted Tuesday problems go back beyond the Huskies’ 87-80 loss at that the Huskies aren’t takrival Washington State on ing a step back from their Jan. 30, the start of an traditional aggressive man untimely three-game road defense, but are using the zone mostly to help center skid. A week earlier, in an Aziz N’Diaye, who some88-75 win over Arizona times struggles playing State, Romar became con- posts that force him to cerned that the Huskies defend away from the basdefense was beginning to ket. That was the case against lag. The fact the problems the Ducks and their center, festered in a victory hid Joevan Catron, who still finsome of the issues, but Ari- ished with 20 points and zona State became the first nine rebounds in the upset. The problem with Washteam all season to shoot 50 percent against Washing- ington’s defensive struggles ton, including 60 percent on is the impact it creates on the Huskies offense that 3-pointers. That was just the begin- relies on easy baskets in transition. ning. Stuck playing mostly in Washington State aggressively attacked the Huskies, half-court sets in the last the 87 points the Cougars three games, the impact has posted the most allowed all been noticeable, especially on Thomas. season by Washington. The Huskies’ star point Instead of rebounding against lowly Oregon State, guard has shot just 29 perthe flat Huskies lost 68-56 cent in the three losses, including 4-of-17 on 3-pointlast Thursday. Everyone involved ers. After going three games agreed the Huskies played better against Oregon last last month where his assistSaturday, but still suffered to-turnover ratio was more than 3-to-1, Thomas had an 81-76 loss. The Huskies were again consecutive games in the hampered by a defense that losses to Washington State couldn’t get stops in the and Oregon State with more closing minutes after Wash- turnovers than assists. Thomas has faced ington dug itself a 10-point deficit with less than 8 min- defenses focused on not letting him penetrate and find utes to go. “[It’s] probably just pres- the Huskies shooters on the sure, just getting out and outside, making it more difplaying like we’re used to ficult also to get post Matplaying, denying wings and thew Bryan-Amaning free just things like that,” on the interior.

Carman: Golf As I mentioned earlier in the column, Discovery Bay Golf Club will have a Golf Expos in NW booth and so will Port LudSequim’s 7 Cedars low Golf Club. Casino, and by extension, Port Ludlow’s par-4 secCedars at Dungeness Golf ond hole on the Tide course Course, is one of five prewas recently lauded in the senting sponsors for the February edition of Pacific annual Seattle Golf and Northwest Golfer MagaTravel Show at the Qwest zine. Field Event Center on FriIt was recognized as one day through Sunday. of the “Great Holes of the All the big names in the Northwest,” one of just four world of golf equipment holes selected each year by and apparel will be on the Northwest’s largest hand for the event. and longest-running golf Call it a coincidence, call publication. it poor planning, but the ________ Portland Golf Show is the Michael Carman is the same weekend at the Oregolf columnist for the Peninsula Daily News. He can gon Convention Center. If you are headed south, be reached at 360-417-3527 or at pdngolf@gmail.com. stop on by for some deals. Continued from B1


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U.S safety panel clears Toyota’s electronics By Ken Thomas

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WASHINGTON — Electronic flaws weren’t to blame for the reports of sudden, unintended acceleration that led to the recall of thousands of Toyota vehicles, the government said Tuesday. Some of the acceleration cases could have been caused by mechanical defects — sticking accelerator pedals and gas pedals that can become trapped in floor mats — that have been dealt with in recalls, the government said. And in some cases, investigators suggested, drivers simply hit the gas when they meant to press the brake. “We feel that Toyota vehicles are safe to drive,” declared Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. The investigation bolstered Toyota’s contentions that electronic gremlins were not to blame and its series of recalls — involving more than 12 million vehicles globally since fall 2009 — had directly addressed the safety concerns. Transportation officials, assisted by engineers with NASA, said the 10-month study of Toyota vehicles concluded there was no electronic cause of unintended high-speed acceleration.

The study, launched at the request of Congress, responded to consumer complaints that flawed electronics could be the culprit behind complaints that led to Toyota’s spate of recalls.

No electronic problems Federal officials said they thoroughly examined the acceleration reports and could not find evidence of an electronic problem. Instead, investigators with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the evidence showed that cases in which owners complained about ineffective brakes were most likely caused by “pedal misapplication,” in which the driver stepped on the accelerator instead of the brakes. Many of the complaints involved cases in which the vehicle accelerated after it was stationary or at very low speed. LaHood said NASA engineers “rigorously examined” nine Toyotas driven by consumers who complained of unintended acceleration. NASA reviewed 280,000 lines of software code to look for flaws that could cause the acceleration. Investigators tested mechanical components in

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood speaks about the Toyota recalls Tuesday at the Transportation Department in Washington, D.C. Toyotas that could lead to the problem and bombarded vehicles with electro-magnetic radiation to see whether that could make the electronics cause the cars to speed up. Electronic problems can include buggy software, circuitry influenced by electrical interference and electrical shorts. The problems are often difficult to spot and can surface when combined with environmental factors like a blast from a heater vent or moisture from the road. A preliminary part of the study, released last August, failed to find any electronic

flaws based on a review of event data recorders, or vehicle black boxes. Not everyone was convinced. Rhonda Smith of Sevierville, Tenn., who last year testified before a congressional committee that her Lexus raced up to 100 miles per hour without her control, said Tuesday there had to be a cause other than floor mats or sticky gas pedals because she said neither happened in her case. “There is a defect in that car whether they want to believe it or not,” Smith said. “They need to keep searching.”

State bill would ban toxic compounds in tar sealants By Phuong Le

The Associated Press

SEATTLE — A Seattle lawmaker wants Washington to ban toxic compounds in pavement sealants used to maintain driveways and parking lots. But his efforts appear to have hit a curb. Rep. David Frockt, D-Seattle, said safer alternatives are available to sealants that contain coal tar, which pose growing environmental concerns. He testified in Olympia on Tuesday in support of his bill. But at the hearing, Rep. Dave Upthegrove, the chair of the House environment committee, said the bill won’t likely get a vote this year. He said after the hearing that he’s not opposed to the bill, but wants to do due diligence and engage everyone who would be affected by the measure. It is a matter of timing

and process, Upthegrove said. House Bill 1721 would prohibit the sale of coal tar sealants after Jan. 1, 2012, and ban the application of such products after July 1, 2012. Such sealants have been used for decades on parking lots, driveways and playgrounds to prevent them from cracking, but they contain high levels of toxic compounds called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. PAHs are a concern because they’re toxic to fish and other aquatic life. Several are probable human carcinogens. A study last December by the U.S. Geological Survey found that coal tar sealants have contaminated 40 urban lakes, including Lake Washington and Lake Ballinger in Mountlake Terrace. Peter Van Metre, a USGS scientist based in Texas and lead author of that study,

told the House environment committee Tuesday that coal-tar based sealants was the largest contributor of PAHs to Lake Ballinger. “It’s not just general urban use that’s causing the contamination,” he said in an interview.

Opposes ban Anne LeHuray, a scientist with the Pavement Coatings Technology Council in Alexandria, Virginia, said a statewide ban would hurt small businesses. The council disputes the USGS study, and notes that PAHs are present in automobile exhaust, motor oil, charcoal grilling and other products. The city of Austin, Washington, D.C., Wisconsin’s Dane County and several local governments have banned pavement sealants containing coal tar. Lowe’s spokeswoman Julie Yenichek said the retail chain has not sold

coal tar sealants in years. Home Depot stopped selling coal tar in 2007 except for a few states in the Northeast, and the retailer will phase out the product from all stores beginning April 1, said spokeswoman Jean Niemi. The state Department of Transportation agency stopped using coal tar sealants a couple years ago. “When we did use it, it was only used in some parking lot rest areas,” said Alice Fiman, an agency spokeswoman. Officials with the state Department of Ecology and the Department of Natural Resources testified in support of the measure. “This issue is ripe, it’s ready to go,” said Mo McBroom, policy director with the Washington Environmental Council. “There are compelling reasons to move on this now.”

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The legislators sponsoring the amendment reiterated that these benefits should not be seen as an optional cost, but rather an obligation of the state. In changing the constitution, they face the steep challenge of obtaining a two-thirds supermajority in the Legislature. The measure must also go on the ballot and gain passage by voters in the next general election.

Meeting set on tourism activities PORT TOWNSEND — Diane Shostak and Cristina Pivarnik will speak to the Port Townsend Small Inns Group’s meeting at Huber’s Inn Port Townsend, 1421 Landes St., at 2 p.m. Thursday. Shostak is the director of the Port Angeles-based Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau. Pivarnik handles tourism marketing for the city of Port Townsend. The two will discuss how the state’s budget crisis could impact local and regional tourism marketing activities. For more information about the Small Inns Group, click on www. INNtimatePortTownsend. com.

New WaMu plan SEATTLE — Washington Mutual Inc. on Tuesday filed a revised bankruptcy plan it hopes will meet with the approval of a Delaware judge who last month signed off on legal settlement underlying the bank holding company’s reorganization plan but refused to confirm the plan until certain changes were made. After the company filed the amended plan Tuesday, Judge Mary Walrath scheduled a March 21 hearing on the disclosure statement outlining and explaining the plan to be voted on by WaMu’s creditors. Like the earlier proposal, the new plan is based on a legal settlement involving WaMu, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and JPMorgan Chase Bank. The settlement resolved lawsuits that were filed after the FDIC seized the company’s flagship bank in 2008 and sold it to JPMorgan Chase for $1.9 billion. The judge ruled last month that the settlement was fair and reasonable, but she denied confirmation of the reorganization plan.

Columbia Bank TACOMA — Columbia Banking System Inc., the Tacoma-based holding company for Columbia Bank, has reported net income of $12.6 million, or 32 cents per diluted share, in the fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31, up from $447,000, or 2 cents per share, in fourth quarter 2009. For all of fiscal 2010, the company posted net income of $25.8 million, or 72 cents per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $8.4 million, or 38 cents per share, in fiscal 2009. In addition, Columbia Banking’s board of directors announced a quarterly cash dividend of 3 cents per common share will be paid March 3 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 17. Columbia Bank, which bought out the failing American Marine Bank chain in a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.-assisted transaction last year, has branches in Sequim, Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Port Ludlow and in 80 other cities.

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“While we expect the economic climate to be hampered by a slow recovery, we are optimistic about the opportunities ahead,” said Melanie Dressel, president and CEO, in a statement.

Hospital pay SEATTLE — Some hospitals in Washington state are paying their executives so much that the hospitals may no longer quality for business tax breaks. Public radio station KUOW in Seattle reported that 15 hospital executives in Washington earned $1 million or more in 2009, including 14 at nonprofit hospitals and one at a government hospital. State law limits how much nonprofit hospitals can pay their executives. Their pay has to be comparable to what public servants in Washington make in similar jobs. Department of Revenue spokesman Mike Gowrylow told KUOW the agency needs to examine whether these nonprofits are paying executives too much. Several hospital officials said they were in compliance with state law. State Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, has introduced a bill that would require nonprofit hospitals to disclose top executive pay.

Nonferrous metals NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday. Aluminum - $1.1514 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $4.6013 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $4.5680 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $2643.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.1371 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1363.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1363.40 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $30.140 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $30.271 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum - $1852.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1861.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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The proposed amendment would ensure funding for those open pension plans by requiring the state pay at least 80 percent of the state actuary’s recommended contribution rate every year. The 80 percent floor gives legislators some wiggle room to accommodate financial issues of the day without letting changing economic assumptions lower contribution rates.

“Too often in the past, we have allowed the overwhelming budget problems in the state to link to . underfunding these pensions, and to me, this is just not acceptable,” said Sen. Steve Conway, D-Tacoma, prime sponsor of the amendment in the Senate. “We have a commitment to the employees of these states that we manage these pensions to provide the benefits we committed to them.”

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OLYMPIA — Lawmakers want to amend the state constitution to guarantee yearly contributions to state pension plans. State Treasurer Jim McIntire and a bipartisan group of legislators on Tuesday proposed a minimum rate for state contributions. While Washington on the whole has one of the most financially secure pension systems in the country, two retirement plans for state employees and teachers have an unfunded liability of about $6.9 billion. Those are costs the state is already committed to paying, McIntire said. A constitutional amendment would ensure the state can’t put off payments during tough budget times, so ongoing pension plans don’t experience similar underfunding. “We need to be able to pay our bills; those particularly that we’ve already incurred,” he said. “And this constitutional amendment, I think, will give us the fiscal discipline to do that.” Washington currently

has 10 open pension programs that are funded at a rate of 118 percent of future liabilities. However, two programs that were closed in 1977 — PERS1, which covers state and local public employees, and TRS1, which covers teachers — have been underfunded several times in the past 30 years, and are now only funded at 72 percent of future liabilities. Average payment to retirees on these closed pension plans is $21,200 a year, compared to an average $19,300 for those under the open pension plans, according to McIntire’s office.

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PORT ANGELES — Linda Wiechman was away from home for nine years. A long way away, in Minnesota. The Port Angeles native, the daughter of a full-blooded Klallam father, left to go and live with her husband, Jim Wiechman, in the late 1970s. After inheriting 3 acres on the west side of the Elwha River, Linda Wiechman returned to her tribe’s birthplace; she has since made it her mission to teach others about Klallam art, traditional uses for native plants and the culture she loves.

Speaking at college It’s been decades since she’s come back, but her passion for Salish art and tradition hasn’t dimmed in the slightest. So this Thursday, Wiechman will be the Studium Generale speaker at Peninsula College, and later in the afternoon, she’ll be the guest of honor at a public reception in the college’s Longhouse Gallery. Wiechman is a painter, drum maker, carver and weaver — who makes soaps, lotions and balms from the plants that grow near her home. She’ll give a free 50-minute talk about her creative process beginning at 12:35 p.m. Thursday in the Little Theater, on the campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Images such as this one by Wiechman are on display this month in the Peninsula College Longhouse in Port Angeles. And at 2 p.m., she’ll go over to the Longhouse Gallery, in the campus’ southwest corner, where about 25 pieces of her art are on display. Inside the Longhouse are carved masks, button blankets, drums and more — such as “Eagle Woman,” Wiechman’s vision of a human encircled in

bald eagle feathers and extending a hand to the winged creature.

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nside the Longhouse are carved masks, button blankets, drums and more — such as “Eagle Woman,” Wiechman’s vision of a human encircled in bald eagle feathers and extending a hand to the winged creature.

west Indian College in BellingThen, about a year and a half ago, she asked her husband to ham, and then taught satellite classes in Native American weav- “invest” in her, by funding production of cards and prints bearing. ing the images she carved and painted. He did so, and Wiechman has been selling those pieces ever since in Olympic National Park visitor centers and Wagner’s Grocery, west of Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101. The long, dark winter is a time of creativity for the artist. She’s been painting a lot this season — while embarking on a new course of study: a satellite course in casino management from Northwest Indian College.

New course of study Wiechman says she’s still considering which direction she’ll take next, but one of the things she’s interested in is the bachelor’s degree in native environmental science offered at Northwest Indian. Wiechman’s art, meantime, will grace the Longhouse Gallery through February. Her display is part of a series of exhibits by members of the North Olympic Peninsula’s Native American tribes, including the Jamestown S’Klallam, Hoh, Quileute, Makah and Wiechman’s Lower Elwha Klallam. To find out more about the series, contact Maria Pena, Peninsula College dean of student development, at mpena@pencol. edu or 360-417-6347.

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Wiechman’s “Eagle Woman” is one of about 25 images on display this month in the Peninsula College Longhouse Gallery.

Things to Do Today and Thursday, Feb. 9-10, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End

360-808-1522. Biz Builders — August Glass office building, 312 E. Fifth St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Open to business representatives. Phone 360-460-0313.

Walk-in vision clinic — Information for visually impaired and blind people, including Port Angeles accessible technology display, library, Braille training and variToday ous magnification aids. Vision Dance lessons by appoint- Loss Center, Armory Square ment — Phone Carol Hatha- Mall, 228 W. First St., Suite N. way at 360-460-3836 or e-mail Phone for an appointment 360carolha@olypen.com. 457-1383 or visit www.vision lossservices.org/vision. German conversation — All ages invited to German chat Advanced watercolor group. Must speak and under- class — With artist Roxanne stand German. Discussion top- Grinstad. Holy Trinity Lutheran ics include current events, Church, 301 E. Lopez Ave., music, food and other topics. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $40 for Phone 360-457-0614 or four weeks. Phone 360-452-

Features Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz can be reached at 360-417-3550 or at diane.urbani@peninsuladailynews.com.

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Bingo — Eagles Club Auxiliary, 110 S. Penn St., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch available. Open to Art classes — Between the public. Phone 360-452Port Angeles and Sequim. 10 3344. a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For directions and costs, phone Susan First Step drop-in center Spar 360-457-6994. — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equipGuided walking tour — ment closet, information and Historic downtown buildings, referrals, play area, emergency an old brothel and “Under- supplies, access to phones, ground Port Angeles.” Cham- computers, fax and copier. ber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 Phone 360-457-8355. p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 Museum at the Carnegie senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children — Second and Lincoln streets, younger than 6, free. Reserva- 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Main exhibit: tions, phone 360-452-2363, “Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Admission by ext. 0. donation $2 per person or $5 Port Angeles Fine Arts per family. Lower level: changCenter — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. ing exhibits, Books-Plus ShopLauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 ping. Elevator, ADA access p.m. Free. Phone 360-457- parking in rear. Tours available. 3532. Phone 360-452-6779. 6334 or e-mail rcgrinstad@ hotmail.com.

Women’s belly dancing exercise class — Focus on toning upper arms, chest, waist and hips. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. Cost: $45 for six weeks or $8.50 per class. Phone 360-457-7035.

port group — Healthy Families of Clallam County, 1210 E. Front St., Suite C, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Free child care. Phone 360-4523811.

Braille training — Vision Loss Center, 228 W. First St., Suite N, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 360-457-1383, e-mail info@ visionlossservices.org or visit www.visionlossservices.org.

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 socialize, something to do or a hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360457-0431.

The Answer for Youth — Drop-in outreach center for youth and young adults, providing essentials like clothes, food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Senior meal — Nutrition program, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per meal. Reservations recommended. Phone 360-4578921.

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p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 Overeaters Anonymous — senior citizens and students, Bethany Pentecostal Church, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children 508 S. Francis St., 5:30 p.m. younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360-452-2363, Phone 360-457-8395. ext. 0. Thrivent Financial workMental illness family supshop — “More Than Money Matters: Setting Goals.” St. port group — For families and Matthew Lutheran Church, friends of people with mental 13th and Lincoln streets, 6 p.m. disorders. Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, 118 to 8 p.m. Free. E. Eighth St., noon to 1:15 p.m. Bingo — Masonic Lodge, Phone Rebecca Brown, 360622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. 457-0431. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, Clallam Master Gardeners drinks and pull tabs available. Green Thumb Gardening Tips Phone 360-457-7377. — Muriel Nesbitt on ideas for Live music — Good Medi- practical integration of food cine Band, The Junction, plants within ornamental set242701 U.S. Highway 101. 6:30 tings. Commissioner’s meeting room, Clallam County Courtp.m. No cover. house, 223 E. Fourth St., noon Sahaja Yoga Meditation — to 1 p.m. Free. Free meditation workshop. Port Studium Generale — Lower Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. E-mail Elwha Klallam artist Linda marthatobon7@gmail.com or Wiechman. Little Theater, Penvisit www.freemeditation.com/ insula College, 1502 E. Lauridm e d i t a t i o n - b a s i c s / s a h a j a sen Blvd., 12:35 p.m. Free. Reception at 2 p.m. in Penin-yoga-meditation-the-gentle sula College Longhouse. -answer. First Step drop-in center Al-Anon — St. Columbine — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 Room, Queen of Angels p.m. Free clothing and equipChurch, 209 W. 11th St., 7:30 ment closet, information and p.m. to 8:30 p.m. referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, Thursday computers, fax and copier. PA Vintage Softball — Phone 360-457-8355. Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowMuseum at the Carnegie ship and recreation. Women 45 and over and men 50 and over. — Second and Lincoln streets. Phone Gordon Gardner at 360- 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by 452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360- donation $2 per person or $5 683-0141 for information per family. Main exhibit, “Strong including time of day and loca- People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Lower level, changing tion. exhibits, Books-Plus Shopping. Port Angeles Pre-3 Coop- Elevator, ADA access parking erative — For ages 10 months in rear. Tours available. Phone to 18 months. First Baptist 360-452-6779. Church, 105 W. Sixth St., 9 Gastric bypass surgery a.m. to 11 a.m. Phone Amy Brilhart at 360-681-7883 or support group — 114 E. Sixth St., No. 116, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. e-mail prethree@yahoo.com. Open to the public. Phone 360Clallam County Literacy 457-1456. Council — Raymond Carver Newborn parenting class room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., 10 a.m. — “You and Your New Baby,” to 11:30 a.m. Community mem- third-floor sunroom, Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline bers welcome to join. St., 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. Port Angeles Fine Arts Phone 360-417-7652. Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. Mental health drop-in cenLauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-457- ter — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 3532. For those with mental disorOral history workshop — ders and looking for a place to Dona Cloud, research librarian socialize, something to do or a for the Clallam County Histori- hot meal. For more information, cal Society. Museum at the phone Rebecca Brown at 360Carnegie, Second and Lincoln 457-0431. streets, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10 Senior meal — Nutrition society members and $12 for nonmembers. For more infor- program, Port Angeles Senior mation, phone 452-2662 or Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per e-mail artifact@olypen.com. meal. Reservations recomGuided walking tour — mended. Phone 360-457Historic downtown buildings, 8921. an old brothel and “UnderKnit, crochet and spin — ground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Rail- All ages and skill levels, Veela

Double-deck pinochle — Couples and singles. 6:30 p.m. Phone Brenda Holton at 360452-5754 for location and more information.

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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.

Bird walk — Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Phone the Audubon at 360-681-4076 or e-mail rivercenter@olympus.net.

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 Relay For Life — Linkletter or e-mail jhaupt6@wavecable. Hall, Olympic Medical Center, com. 939 Caroline St., 7 p.m. Learn Line dance class — Pioto put together a Relay For Life team and fundraising. Phone neer Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 360-808-1847. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes. $5 per class. Celebrate Recovery — Phone 360-681-2987. Christ-based recovery group. Lighthouse Christian Center, Free blood pressure 304 Viewcrest Ave. 7 p.m. to checks — Cardiac Services 8:30 p.m. Phone 360-452- Department, Olympic Medical 8909. Center medical services building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to Port Angeles Symphony noon. — Applause Auction. For tickets, phone 360-457-5579, visit Free karate lessons — www.portangelessymphony. Ideal for people fighting cancer org or e-mail pasymphony@ encouraged by medical providolypen.com. ers to seek physical activity. Kathrin J. Sumpter at Sequim Martial Arts, 452 Riverview Sequim and the Drive, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Dungeness Valley Space limited. For reservations, phone 360-683-4799. Bariatric surgery support group — Terrace Apartments, 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone 360-457-1456.

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Soroptimist International of Sequim call for artists — For artwork to display during 14th annual Gala Garden Show on March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit flower and/or garden themed works by March 31. Visit www.sequimgardenshow. com for an artist agreement and contract information.

Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “Student Art Show.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-6838110. Kids crafts — First Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10:30 a.m. Phone 360-582-3428.

Intuition workshop — “Introduction to Intuitive DevelVinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain opment,” Center of Infinite Jane Lane, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 11 Phone 206-321-1718 or visit a.m. to 1 p.m. Kristine Walsh, www.sequimyoga.com. metaphysician and facilitator. Phone at 360-582-0083. Tax-Aide — Free assistance with tax preparation provided by trained volunteers. Bring any and all necessary documentation. Sequim Senior Center, 921 E. Hammond St. By appointment, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 360-683-6806.

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Italian class — Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-6810226.

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Dungeness River Management Team — Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Phone the Audubon at 360-681-4076 or e-mail river center@olympus.net.

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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.

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Peninsula LapBand Support Group — Basement at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., 6 p.m. Phone 360-681-0202 or 360-5823788. Open mic — Kelly Thomas and Victor Reventlow host. The Buzz Cafe, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Music, comedy, poetry and dance. Phone 360-681-5455.

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Soroptimist International of Sequim call for artists — For artwork to display during 14th annual Gala Garden Show on March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit flower and/or garden themed works by March 31. Visit www.sequimgardenshow. com for an artist agreement and contract information. Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Jane Lane, 6 a.m. Phone 206321-1718 or visit www. sequimyoga.com.

Wooden Boat Wednesday — Author Lawrence Cheek presents “Unexpected Things Occur As You Build a Boat: The Teachings of a Wooden Sailboat.” Wooden Boat Chandlery, Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St., noon to 1:30 p.m. Free. For reservations, phone 360-385-3628, ext. 101 or e-mail chandlery@nw maritime.org.

Chess — Dennis McGuire, Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St., 2 p.m. to 4 Strength and toning exer- p.m. Learn to play or improve cise class — Sequim Com- skills. Open to all ages. Phone munity Church, 1000 N. Fifth 360-385-3181. Ave., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. $5 per class. Phone Shelley Haupt at Northwest Maritime Cen360-477-2409 or e-mail ter tour — Free tour of new jhaupt6@wavecable.com. headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 Line dancing lessons — High-beginner, intermediate p.m. Elevators available, chiland advanced dancers. Sequim dren welcome and pets not Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams allowed inside building. Phone Road, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Drop- 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or ins welcome. $3 per class. e-mail sue@nwmaritime.org. Phone 360-681-2826. Tax-Aide — Free assistance Sequim Senior Softball — with tax preparation provided Co-ed recreational league. by trained volunteers. Bring Carrie Blake Park, 9:30 a.m. for any and all necessary docupractice and pick-up games. mentation. Tri-Area Community Phone John Zervos at 360- Center, 10 West Valley Road. By appointment, 3 p.m. to 7 681-2587. p.m. Phone 360-732-4822. Sequim Museum & Arts Port of Port Townsend Center — “Student Art Show.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 Commission — Commission p.m. Free. Phone 360-683- Chambers, Port Administration 8110. Building, 375 Hudson St., 3:30 p.m. Parent connections — First Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10 Scrabble Club — All levels a.m. Phone 360-461-9992. welcome. Improve your game. Bring your board, vocabulary. 4 Olympic Minds meeting — p.m. to 7 p.m. Water Street Conference room, Lodge at Creperie, 1046 Water St. Phone Sherwood Village, 660 Ever- 360-531-2049. green Farm Way, 1 p.m. Open to the public. Phone 360 681Gamblers Anonymous — 8677. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone Richard at 360-301-4355 for location. Alzheimer’s support group — Room 401, Sequim Bible Trivia night — One to four Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., 1 players per team, $8 per team. p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Phone Kathy Winner takes all. Sign up Burrer at 360-582-9309. begins at 6:45 p.m. Game at 7:15 p.m. Hosted by Corey Spanish class — Prairie Knudson. Uptown Pub, 1016 Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Lawrence St. Phone 360-385Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681- 1530. 0226. Winter haiku celebration Chess Club — Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. — Port Townsend Haiku Group. Sequim Ave., 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 Port Townsend Library, 1220 p.m. Bring clocks, sets and Lawrence St., 7 p.m. Free. boards. All are welcome. Phone Open to public. 360-681-8481. Winter Wanderlust Series Health clinic — Free medi- — “Bicycling Across the U.S. & cal services for uninsured or Canada.” Joseph Wheeler Theunder-insured, Dungeness Val- atre, Fort Worden State Park, ley Health & Wellness Clinic, 7:30 p.m. Admission by dona777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 tion $7 general, $1 students. p.m.. Phone 360-582-0218.

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Meditation class —92 Plain Port Townsend Aero Jane Lane, 6 p.m. Admission Museum — Jefferson County by donation. International Airport, 195 AirGamblers Anonymous — port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360- for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger 460-9662. than 6. Features vintage airFood Addicts in Recovery craft and aviation art. Anonymous — Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 7 p.m. Chimacum TOPS 1393 — Phone 360-452-1050 or visit Evergreen Coho Resort Club www.foodaddicts.org. House, 2481 Anderson Lake Road, Chimacum, 9 a.m. VisiTravelers Journal series tors welcome. Phone: 360-765—Brock Tully presents “Cycling 3164. for Kindness: A 12-Inch Journey from Our Head Back to East Jefferson County Our Heart.” Sequim High Senior Co-ed Softball — H.J. School cafeteria, 601 N. Carroll Park, 1000 Rhody Drive, Sequim Ave., 7 p.m. Admission $5 general and children 18 and Chimacum, 10 a.m. to noon. younger free. Fundraiser for Open to men 50 and older and Peninsula Trails Coalition. One women 45 and older. Phone selected photo enlargement 360-437-5053 or 360-437-2672 given away as door prize. or 360-379-5443. Phone Dave Shreffler at 360Tax-Aide — Free assistance 683-1734 for more information. with tax preparation provided trained volunteers. Bring Port Townsend and by any and all necessary docuJefferson County mentation. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road. Today By appointment, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone 360-732-4822. Port Townsend Aero Museum — Jefferson County Puget Sound Coast ArtilInternational Airport, 195 Air- lery Museum — Fort Worden port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for for seniors, $6 for children ages children 6 to 12; free for chil7-12. Free for children younger dren 5 and younger. Exhibits than 6. Features vintage air- interpret the Harbor Defenses craft and aviation art. of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360Puget Sound Coast Artil- 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ lery Museum — Fort Worden olypen.com. State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for Turn to Things/C10

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“Nunsense” — Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Kiwanis Club of Port Ave., 7:30 p.m. Tickets $26.50 available online at http:// Townsend — Manresa Castle, olympic-theatre.tripod.com or Seventh and Sheridan streets, noon. For more information, at box office. phone Ken Brink at 360-3851327. Thursday

Overeaters Anonymous — Cafe, 133 E. First St., 4:30 p.m. Men’s meeting, St. Luke’s Episto 6 p.m. copal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Volunteers in Medicine of 7 a.m. Phone 360-582-9549. the Olympics health clinic — Walk aerobics — First Bap909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free for patients with no tist Church of Sequim, 1323 insurance or access to health Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 care. For appointment, phone a.m. Free. Phone 360-6832114. 360-457-4431.

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Gov. Chris Gregoire, left, presents James Hamm with a state flag at the memorial service for Jayme Biendl, Hamm’s daughter.

EVERETT — State corrections officer Jayme Biendl, found strangled in a prison chapel, was remembered at a memorial service Tuesday as a courageous and dedicated worker whose loss has devastated her family, friends and co-workers. “There will forever be a void in my soul and in this department without Jayme,” Sgt. Jimmie Fletcher, a coworker, told the several thousand mourners. Biendl, 34, of Granite Falls, was killed Jan. 29 at the Monroe Correctional Complex, a state prison about 30 miles northeast of Seattle. Police say their prime suspect is Byron Scherf, a three-strikes offender serving a life sentence after two rape convictions. Many of those present wiped away tears as an honor guard slowly brought Biendl’s flag-draped casket inside Everett’s Comcast Arena. Hundreds of law enforcement officers in dress uni-

forms were among the mourners, as were Gov. Chris Gregoire and Corrections Secretary Eldon Vail. Gregoire told family members that Biendl “commanded respect through her own integrity,” and asked friends and family to “have faith in one another” as they deal with their loss.

‘All the best’ Vail said Biendl, a personable young woman who in 2008 was named Monroe’s Correctional Officer of the Year, represents “the best of who we are.” He praised the sense of duty of workers “who are in constant direct contact with some of the most troubled and dangerous people in our society.” “There’s a real sense of fear, anxiety and grief from this tragic loss,” he added, “yet our staff members continue to come to work each day despite all these swirling emotions.” Officials for the correctional officers’ union have questioned why Biendl, a nine-year veteran of the

department, was alone after complaining to prison supervisors about being the only officer working in the chapel without anyone checking on her.

Internal investigation An internal investigation is under way, and Gregoire has asked for an outside review by federal officials at the National Institute of Corrections. “The tragic loss of Jayme Biendl must result in an honest public discussion of prison safety, a conversation that is overdue but much needed,” Vail said.

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State Corrections Secretary Eldon Vail, right, speaks at a memorial service for slain corrections officer Jayme Biendl, shown at left.

November 11, 1926 February 5, 2011 Donald Ross Vonderfecht, beloved father, grandfather and friend, passed away on February 5, 2011, in Sequim. He was preceded in death by his wife, Del.

He is survived by his daughter, Lynn (Lou) Scheffer; son, Mark (Cathy) Vonderfecht; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. His life will be celebrated on Friday, February 11, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Dungeness Community Church, 45 Eberle Lane, Sequim.

Death and Memorial Notice Myra Warner May 3, 1945 February 5, 2011 Myra Warner, 65, of Port Angeles, passed away on February 5, 2011. She was born to Myrtle Allabush in Neah Bay on May 3, 1945. Myra married Russell Dale Warner on August 23, 1965. Russell preceded her in death on July 29, 2001. She is survived by her partner, Robert Akins Sr. of Port Angeles; son, Joseph Warner of Sequim; daughter, Roseann Warner of Juneau, Alaska; brothers, John Leonard and Mark Grey of Oklahoma; sisters and brother-in-law, Wanda and Steven Pearce of Neah Bay and Valerie Grey of Oklahoma; six

Mrs. Warner grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Brother Oly Eupker of Neah Bay preceded her in death. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at the Neah Bay Community Hall.

Oct. 27, 1920 — Feb. 7, 2011

April 6, 1995 — Feb. 5, 2011

Port Angeles resident Arline S. Halvorson died of age-related causes in Olympic Medical Center. She was 90. Her obituary and service information will be published later. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com

Megan Ann White, 15, died in Port Angeles. Her obituary will be published later. Services: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m., open-casket service at Independent Bible Church, 116 W. Ahlvers Road, Port Angeles. The Rev. Kenneth Staniforth will officiate. Private burial will follow. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com

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Harvey McDonald ‘Don’ Gray III

fishing. He had the best of two worlds — launch his boat into the surf or walk to the Elwha River to plunk a line in. Don got a Brittany spaniel named Ringo, which led to annual pheasant hunts to Othello, Washington, with his brothers-in-law and wives: Harold and Lillian Green, Dick and Alene Somers, and partner Vern and Etta Grall. Oh, the stories did fly! Don and Betty traveled to Mexico and back by car in 1963, Alaska six times and Canada many times. Dad was a real “gentleman,” opening doors for women, striking up conversations with one and all, and always wearing a smile to acknowledge everyone who passed his way. He has been a member of Rotary International, Peninsula Golf Course, Northwest Furniture Dealers and an usher at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Betty, who took such excellent loving care of him this past year and spent 64 wonderful years of married life, survives him at home. Don, an only child, considered his numerous children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren another of his greatest accomplishments. Don is survived by his sons, Harvey “Mac” McDonald Gray IV and wife, Janelle, and Jack

July 3, 1927 February 5, 2011 Born, raised and having lived life to the fullest on the Olympic Peninsula, Harvey McDonald “Don” Gray III passed away Saturday, February 5, 2011. He was 83. Don was born on July 3, 1927, in Port Angeles to Harvey McDonald Gray II and Bernice Hathaway (Smith) Gray. As a young man, he hiked all the trails in Olympic National Park and fished all the rivers. But it was at Roosevelt High School a certain girl caught his eye — and his heart. Betty Marie Somers became his wife on May 15, 1946. Don joined the Navy in his senior year to fight in World War II. Fortunately, the war ended before he saw active duty. When his dad passed at 52, he helped his mother run the family business, Angeles Furniture Co., in downtown Port Angeles. Eventually, he became the owner with partner, Pierre Lieurance, and built the new store at its current location, 1114 East First Street. Don was a respected and successful businessman. Known for his honesty, Don had a unique desire to support the community charitably.

Remembering a Lifetime

Domenico Dennis Cosolito June 12, 1944 January 28, 2011 A memorial and potluck will be held in Mr. Cosolito’s honor on February 12, 2011, 2:00 p.m. at the Quilcene School cafeteria, 294715 US Highway 101, Quilcene.

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Mr. Gray His partner sold his interest to Vern and Etta Grall. Upon their retirement in 1986, they sold the business to Don’s son, Jack, and wife, Patty, and Bill and Jan Clevenger. Making Angeles Furniture a success was one of Don’s greatest accomplishments. He enjoyed “chewing the fat” with every customer who walked through the door, and his employees were like family to him. His day off was Thursday, Men’s Day at Peninsula Golf Club. Don was an avid golfer, managing not one but two holes-inone. For two months out of the year, he and Betty would live in Palm Desert, California, so he could play golf nonstop with his friends. Don and Betty moved to Place Road in 1954 and Don continued his

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DEAR ABBY: My 70-year-old dear abby father has asked his 40-year-old girlfriend to marry him. you hold her or This will be his fourth marriage. Abigail kiss her longer They have been dating for a year, Van Buren than a nanosecond, and she says she wants to have two it would imply she or three children with him. is receptive. My sisters and I are not happy at You need to all. Our father was a horrible father explain to her how when we were growing up. deeply her lack of To say he doesn’t like children is communication on putting it mildly. this subject has Also, we feel he would be incredihurt you. bly selfish and irresponsible to conShe should sider bringing a baby into this world have discussed at his age when he may not be this with her docaround long enough to take care of tor when the problem started. the child. But if she refuses, then you Do my sisters and I have a right should both talk to a marriage counto be upset about this? selor. How would you suggest we hanIf she won’t go, go alone. dle this? Disgusted Daughters Dear Abby: A couple of years in Texas ago, we loaned our nephew “Seth” Dear Daughters: Do you have a $400 because he was in a tight spot. The amount was something we right to be upset? could afford to lose, but knowing the You absolutely have a right to pitfalls of lending to a relative, we your feelings and opinions. However, as an adult, your father formalized the loan with a written is entitled to do as he wishes, regard- agreement for repayment. We never saw the money again. less of how you feel about his choices. “Handle” this as gracefully as posWe have just received a wedding sible without shooting your mouths invitation from Seth. off unless you want to create a perWe’re not particularly close to manent rift. him, and because we live across the country, we don’t plan to attend the Dear Abby: I have been married wedding. to my wife almost 40 years. In lieu of a wedding gift, would it I love her dearly, and she says she be inappropriate to send a note forloves me, but when I want to hold giving some or all of the debt he her, she tenses up like I’m a rapist. owes us? When I kiss her longer than a Or should we consider the debt nanosecond, she makes noises that and his wedding separately and send sound as though I have a pillow over him something more traditional? her face. Uncle Mike We haven’t slept in the same bed in Utah in so long, I can’t remember what it’s like. Dear Uncle Mike: Because you When I try to talk to her about it, are not particularly close to this she ignores me. nephew, are not planning to attend How can I get her to realize how the wedding and it’s unlikely that much I hurt? Seth will repay the loan, send him a Lonely and Hurt congratulatory card. in Middle Granville, N.Y. _________

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DEDICATED DRUMMER NEEDED For P.A. based metal band. Serious inquiries only. Practice 3 times weekly. Call Jason 460-6900. Fun Fleet Charter Company is now fishing exclusively out of La Push. Our gorgeous 50’ vessel C/V Zoea will be fishing daily from April-September. Halibut, ling cod, tuna, salmon, bottom fishing. www.funfleetcharter s.com 360-374-5410

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FOUND: Cat. Young male tabby/tiger cat found in Cherry Hill area of Port Angeles. Wearing collar. 681-2025 FOUND: Dog. Med. size, white, with spot on ears, Lake Crescent/Hwy. 101, P.A. 683-2226. FOUND: Key. Southeast of P.A. Returned to Sheriff’s Department. LOST: Bracelet. Navajo silver, John Wayne Marina, Sequim. REWARD. 681-0114 LOST: Cat. 4 year old calico female, declawed, no collar, microchipped, 12th and N St., P.A. 457-9204

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BRANCH MANAGER Port Angeles. Hometown Helpful is not only our motto, its the way we do business. Were proud of our employees dedication and pride. Its because of them that Sterling was recognized by J.D. Power and Associates for the Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Northwest Region. Were seeking a leader with proven outbound sales skills manage our Port Angeles branch, supporting staff in providing outstanding customer service and driving branch sales. In addition to banking and supervisory experience, this position requires excellent communication and sales skills with a strong desire to be a part of the community and grow your career. At Sterling, we offer challenging jobs with great pay and benefits and a close-knit work environment for building relationships with our people and our customers. You’ll have power over your success, and a way to make your dreams a reality. To learn more about Sterling Savings Bank and apply for this position, please visit www.sterlingsavings.com. Big enough to serve you, small enough to care - thats why Sterling is the Perfect Fit bank. Sterling Savings Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Caregivers Needed Friendly, cheerful, dependable people needed to assist seniors with personal and home helper services. Non-medical, very rewarding work. Part-time, days, evenings, weekends. Call M-F, 9-5. 360-681-2511

Concerned Citizens has an opening for a self-motivated Job Coach to work 20-40 hours per week. Must be reliable and have a great work ethic. Experience a plus. Apply at 805 E. 8th St. in Port Angeles. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Olympic Peninsula Humane Society Responsible for personnel, finances, operations, policy development/implementation, strong background in fundraising, grant writing, and organizational skills required. Submit letter of interest to search committee: OPHS, P.O. Box 3124, Port Angeles, WA 98362. No phone calls please. MECHANIC The Port of Port Angeles is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Mechanic. Applicants must have 5 yrs of auto/ diesel mechanics experience with heavy equipment such as LeTourneaus, Wagners L90s, CAT 980s. Must be a certified welder & have experience with fleet vehicles & boats. Must also have extensive diagnostic skills. Applications & job descriptions may be obtained at the Port Admin Office, 338 West 1st St., PA between 8am-5pm M-F & also online at www.portofpa.com . Applications will be accepted until 5pm February 25, 2011. Starting salary range is $25.39 - $27.33 per hr. Drug testing is required. Other testing may be required. MENTAL HEALTH Min 3 yrs relevant experience + strong organizational, interpersonal & PC skills req for ea position: •Nursing Supervisor (24hrs/wk): RN w/ acute care or nursing home exp. •Medical Administrative Assistant: BA or specialized training preferred. •Medical Records Assistant: Professional certification pref’d. Resume & cvr letter to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. www.pcmhc.org EOE

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LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. PAINT SALESPERSON Needed to develop and market retail/ commercial paint department, plus match colors, mix paint, maintain equipment, inventory. Detailed, selfstarters. Send response to: Peninsula Daily News PDN#192/Paint Pt Angeles, WA 98362 ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840 School Administrator for pioneering Waldorf School on 81 acre farm in Port Hadlock. Half-time position. Waldorf certification preferred. Open until filled. Salary DOE. Job description at www.sunfieldfarm.or g. Resumes to: jmeyer@sunfieldfarm.org

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Administrator, book keeper, create forms and processes, Quickbooks/MS Office user, payroll, bill pay, invoicing, tech writing manuals, video recording, honest work ethics, reliable, FT/PT. Gordon, 681-8554. Happy Day Cleaning. houses,offices, new construction, moveouts, recreational vehicles. No JOB too BIG or too SMALL. call 808-3017 for a free estimate. Port Angeles and surrounding area. HOUSE CLEANING Ask for Naomi. 461-1906

OLYMPIC REHAB OF SEQUIM CNA Come join a winning team, talk to Ramona Jones or Veronica Turner at: 360-582-3900 1000 S. Fifth Ave. Sequim, WA 98382 RETAIL MANAGER POSITION The Quileute Tribe in La Push owns and operates a Convenience Store and has an immediate opening for an individual with 2 to 5 years of experience in retail sales management. Retail grocery/convenience store experience is preferred. Individual must possess knowledge and experience in operating and managing electronic point of sale cash register systems, bookkeeping and/or accounting, budgets, cash handling, customer relations, personnel practices and inventory control procedures. Individual must be able to work with minimal supervision and be a selfstarter and goal orientated. Closes February 18, 2011 or until filled. Salary is negotiable. Visit our website at www.quileutenation.org to obtain a job application and job description or call (360) 374-4366.

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In-home care available for your loved ones. Experienced caring RN available, flexible hours, salary negotiable. Call Rae at 360-681-4271. Lupe’s house cleaning. Excellent work. Provides supplies. 360-808-6991 Professional Computer Repair HelperTek.com - We offer courteous, professional computer repair and other IT related services at an affordable price. Visit us at helpertek.com or contact us at 775-2525 helpdesk@helpertek.c om

Sewing. I Sew 4U Hemming, curtains, alterations, any project. Don't wait! Call me today! Patti Kuth, 417-5576 isew4u.goods.officeli ve.com I'm Sew Happy! Wonderful housecleaning. Experienced, references. Call Esther 775-9513 Yardhand Services Lawn care, garden prep, mole control, hedge trimming and more. I do it your way. $15 an hr. Kurt at 461-3993 Yardwork & Odd jobs. Experienced & dependable, tree & hedge trimming, mowing, hauling, weeding and gutter cleaning, etc. 1-2 men at $17.50 ea/ph. Flat Rates. $40 min. 461-7772 w/ References. Not Hiring.

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FREE Composites Training. Peninsula College is offering 8 weeks of training starting March 1st. Come to an info session on February 17 at 6:00 PM, Lincoln Center, 905 W. 9th St, PA. Call 681-5127 for more info.

51 Homes 52 Manufacured Homes 53 Open House 54 Lots/Acreage 55 Farms/Ranches 57 Recreational 58 Commercial Publisher’s Notice The Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to advertise any sale or rental of real estate with preference, limitation or discriminatory language based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap or familial status. Also, local laws forbidding discrimination in real estate ads prohibit discrimination based on marital status, political ideology, sexual orientation or a renter’s qualification for subsidy support. The Peninsula Daily News will not knowingly accept any advertising which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. Housing for the elderly may be exempt from the Fair Housing Act if specific criteria have been met.

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A Must See! This home has 3 Br., 2 ba, living room, fireplace, family room, wet bar, den, deck w/hot tub, garage, new windows and flooring, in a cul-de-sac with a mtn view 1 mile up Mt. Pleasant. Asking $192,000, incl closing. 360-457-0070 for showing. A VIEW WITH A HOME Calling want-to-be harbormasters. Supervise the harbor shipping yard right from your own hot tub, or, if mountains are your thing, kick back on your front porch and take in the Olympics. This 3 Br., 2 bath home, built by one of P.A.’s premier builders, is ideally located for either view. Big deck, big lot, big view, low price. $228,000. ML260209 Dick Pilling 417-2811 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY ALMOST HEAVEN 20 acres in the gorgeous Blue Mountain Rd. neighborhood, this property comes with a 3 Br. home and a barn. Lots of trails so you can get out and enjoy the acreage, especially the beautiful pond. $510,000. ML251898. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY

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CAMPER: ‘90 9.5’ Northland. Excellent condition, new mircro, new hydraulic jacks, new carpet. $2,800. 460-0825.

FREE Composites MERCURY: ‘00 Training. Peninsula Mountaineer. AWD, College is offering 8 V8, auto, 100K, tow weeks of training pkg., leather, great starting March 1st. tires and battery, Come to an info ses- body and interior sion on February 17 excellent, 1 owner. at 6:00 PM, Lincoln Free bike rack. Center, 905 W. 9th $6,000. 681-2619. St, PA. Call 681-5127 MISC: Winchester for more info. Rifle Model 9422 NRA like new $450. MECHANIC The Port of Port Ange- Remington Shotgun 1100 12 les is seeking a qual- Model ified individual for the gauge w/extra slug position of Mechan- bbl NRA Perfect ic. Applicants must $650. Humminbird have 5 yrs of auto/ Fishing Buddy II diesel mechanics w/mounting bracket experience with batteries incl. $100. heavy equipment Humminbird Piranha such as LeTourn- Max 215 Dual Beam eaus, Wagners L90s, w/transducer max CAT 980s. Must be a depth 600 ft battercertified welder & ies incl. $150. Tel: 360-437-2171 have experience with fleet vehicles & boats. Must also P.A.: Studio apt. $550 have extensive diag- mo., $250 deposit. nostic skills. Appli- Includes utilities. 457-6196 cations & job descriptions may be PIANO: Roland elecobtained at the Port tric with bench, sevAdmin Office, 338 eral voicings, recordWest 1st St., PA ing capability, synbetween 8am-5pm thesizer, many M-F & also online at extras. Value, www.portofpa.com . $1,000. Sell, $300. Applications will be 681-3045 accepted until 5pm February 25, 2011. VENDORS Wanted: Starting salary range Elegant flea antique/ is $25.39 - $27.33 collectible sale. per hr. Drug testing March 4 and 5, at is required. Other Grange. $50 per testing may be table. Museum required. event. Priscilla at 683-8693. Form and www.peninsula details at www.macdailynews.com sequim.org.

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BEAUTIFUL NEW 2011 HOME. Quality 3 bd. 2 bth, built by local builder in an area of fine homes. Hardi siding, 30yr. roof, attached 2 car garage, large lot with room for detached garage or in-law house vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, tile in baths, large master bed, granite in kitchen & baths, Stainless appliances, Heat pump, The best house on the market for the price $209,500. 2004 W. 8th Street. 360-417-9579 BLUE RIBBON FARMS High quality construction, natural oak flooring, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, southern exposure, built in 2008, 3 Br., 2 baths, 2,028 sf. $379,900 ML177593/260210 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND CHARMING Recently updated with laminate floors in living room, dining room and kitchen. 3 Br., 2 bath, 2 fireplaces. Interior doors have been upgraded. Home features vinyl siding, metal roof, trex decking, solar screens on living room windows (west side of home), new metal garage doors and is low maintenance. $224,900. ML260189 Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East CLEAN, LIGHT, AND BRIGHT 2 Br., 1 bath home on .5 acres with Olympic Mountain view! Plus detached studio with half bath. $199,950 ML25252479/164457 Marti Winkler 477-8277 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY CLOSE TO TOWN Enjoy a kitchen that will put those in House & Gardens to shame. All new Granite counter tops, cabinets, island, and appliances! 3 Br., 2 bath, with light and bright sunroom, wood burning fireplace to enjoy in winter, covered back patio and yard to enjoy in summer! New roof in 2008. 2 car attached garage, room to park an RV. $279,500. ML172792. Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East Cottage home on nice lot, central Port Angeles. Detached 2 car garage on paved alley. 450 sf basement area not counted in county record, includes half bath, laundry area and bonus room. $89,900 ML251947/127418 Shawnee Hathaway-Ochs 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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CUL-DE-SAC QUIET! Affordable, nice 3 Br., 1 bath on near 1/2 acre, located near Robin Hill Farm Park and Discovery Trail. Centrally located between Sequim and Port Angeles. Partially fenced yard. New interior paint and vinyl flooring, roof is 3 years old. Owner financing available! $143,250. ML251915 Neil Culbertson Brokers Group Real Estate Professionals 681-8778 ext 110 Custom home minutes from town on acreage. Barbequing and entertaining will be easy with the spacious sunny deck with views. This 2007 built home has 2 Br. and a den, all on one level. Master bath has jetted tub and shower. Vaulted ceilings and huge windows provide views out to landscaped yard. 2 garages and space for RV parking. Oak flooring with cherry inserts show the quality throughout. $499,000 ML251472/100753 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. ELEGANCE COMBINED WITH COMFORT Make this home perfect for entertaining or relaxing while looking over 3 holes on the SunLands golfcouse. Large kitchen, great room, vaulted ceilings, wet bar, and large master. Updated in 1992. Low maintenance landscaping with underground sprinkler for easy lawn care. New 30 year roof. $295,000. ML260201. Alan Burwell or Deb Kahle 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East FANTASTIC Almost new 3 Br., 2 bath home with all the upgrades, including: hand scraped walnut engineered hardwood flooring, Mohawk carpet, granite tiled kitchen counters, solid granite counters in baths, maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances $249,900 ML260132/172356 Dave Stofferahn 477-5542 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY GREAT LOCATION Single level townhouse, adjacent to the fairway, beautiful and spacious kitchen, extra large double garage, lovely deck, generous sized rooms throughout. $314,500 ML251966/129689 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GREAT PLAYHOUSE ON LAKE SUTHERLAND Grab it before summer and get ready for Memorial weekend. 1 or 2 Br., large covered deck on sidesmaller one in front. Firepit, storage shed, boat slip, fully furnished and waiting for you to enjoy all the amenities of Maple Grove. Very little upkeep needed. $125,000. ML251265. Beep Adams 417-2794 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY GREAT STARTER HOME On the east side of Port Angeles, close to bus stops and shopping. This place has 2 Br. and 1 bath and a fully fenced yard. You also have a ‘man-cave’ right outside your back door that holds two cars or whatever your heart desires. $104,900. ML260188. Dan Blevins 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY INVESTOR ALERT Good cash flow possibilities, rear 1 Br., 1 bath currently leased. Main house is 4 Br., 1.75 bath. Partial water and mountain views. $139,900 ML173270/260146 Terry Peterson 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND INVESTOR SPECIAL 2 cute homes on 1.5 lots. Main home is 2 Br., 1 bath remodeled and the back unit is 1 Br., 1 bath. Current rental income of $1,250 month or live in the main house and rent out the back unit to help pay the mortgage. $169,500. ML252410 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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NEW ADDRESS LABELS NEEDED You’ll be proud to put your name on the mailbox at this Cape Cod 4 Br., 3 bath home located on Cherry Hill. Has a traditional dining room, master suite with sitting area, informal tiled den, classic living room with built-in bookcases, wood floors, sophisticated kitchen with breakfast area. $269,500. ML260180 Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY PORT LUDLOW WATER VIEW LOT In resort community at end of cul-de-sac. $10,000 sewer has been paid and house plans available with sale of lot. CC&R’s. Beach club amenities. $129,900. ML108519. Lois Chase Johnson 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow PRICE REDUCTION 3 Br., 2 ba, full mountain view, 1.2 acres, 40’ RV port, large 2 car garage w/10’x12’ room, 12’x15’ Aframe with loft. Near Robin Hill park. $245,000. 681-4889. Remodeled 1920’s 2 Br., 1 bath, large updated kitchen with new countertops, flooring and appliances. Bath has new tile floor and new fixtures. New carpet and paint throughout $139,900 ML252232/145784 Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. SEQUIM SWEETHEART Just a few minutes to all Sequim amenities! Built in 2006, 3 Br., 2 bath, 1,818 sf. Huge master with walk-in closet, tiled bath with separate shower and jacuzzi. The guest bedrooms are large. Arched doorways, granite, tile, built-in entertainment center, heat pump, nice neighborhood. $235,000. ML260144. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY TOO VIEW TO BE TRUE Monitor the harbor from your living room. Check out the ship traffic. Keep an eye on the Coast Guard. Rarely do you find a so-close-youcan-touch-it harbor view in this price. This single level, 3 Br., 1.5 bath home with cozy kitchen and compact dining room is great for starters or downsizers. $174,000. ML260221 Dick Pilling 417-2811 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Water view home next to golf course in P.A. 4 Br., 3 bath. Complete renovation, beautiful low maintenance landscaping, hot tub, wood stoves. New everything! $330,000. 360-452-7938 WATER VIEW! Spacious 4 Br., 2 bath home with water view. Recently updated with granite countertops in kitchen and baths, gas fireplace in living room, and energy efficient windows. $229,500. ML260039. Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY WATER VIEWS Beautiful quality brick home with 4,416 sf of living area. 4 Br., 2.5 baths, attached 3 car garage. Great water views from the living area, dining area, kitchen, and master suite. $699,000. ML250054. Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 WATERFRONT IN FRESHWATER BAY Private, park like setting with gated driveway, lush landscaping, fruit trees and a garden area. This 3 Br., 2.5 bath home features spacious rooms, hardwood floors, 3 freestanding stoves, expansive wood deck and plenty of windows to enjoy watching the ships. Freshwater Bay has a public boat launch and is a great area to kayak, fish or just enjoy the beach. $499,000. ML251166/80157 Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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LAVENDER FARM! Olympic Lavender Farm on the scenic loop in Sequim, Washington. Farm includes 5 acres of lavender. Home, business, shop, farm tools and equipment. Property has fabulous view of the Olympic mountains and is near the waterfront of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Dungeness Bay and the Cline Spit. $549,000. Claire Koenigsaecker U-$ave Real Estate 460-4903

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Nice home on west side P.A. Mtn. view, 3 Br., 2 bath. $1,025 month, $1,000 deposit. Call 360-808-7738 P.A.: 2 Br. 2 ba, open concept, skylights, sun porch, French doors to patio and covered deck, all appliances, garage plus ample parking, quiet neighborhood. Dep and ref. No pets. $945. 360-808-4476.

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

CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br. $650. No smoking/ pets. 457-9698

CENTRAL P.A.: Convenient 1st floor 3 Br. $695, 2 Br. $514, 2nd floor 1 Br. $478 + Util. No smoke/pets. 452-4258 DOWNTOWN P.A.: 1 & 2 Br., util. incl., $650-$795. 460-7525 Highland Commons I & II Senior affordable housing. 2 mo. rent free! Ask for details. 360-457-6827 P.A.: 1 Br., 2nd story, can be office, no pets/smoking. $475, $300 dep. 477-9256 P.A.: Studio apt. $550 mo., $250 deposit. Includes utilities. 457-6196 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com

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GREAT LOCATION Close to city amenities, sits on 2 lots, RV ready, needs TLC. $159,000 ML177341/260200 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND ‘V’ IS FOR VIEWVACIOUS Incredible views of Mt. Baker, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Port Angeles! 20 acres of heavily treed property located conveniently between Port Angeles and Sequim, at the end of a secluded area on Blue Mountain Road. Power and building site are already in, so bring the plans for your dream home. Wildlife haven with eagles and deer. $339,000. ML251687. Jace Schmitz 360-452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company

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Cute single wide mobile between Sequim and P.A. 2 Br., 2 bath, updated inside, easy to maintain yard, workshop, long carport, must see inside of this home. All updated appliances, hot water heater, club house, and walking areas. 1 small pet. Rent $305, free W/S/G, 55+ park. $22,500 461-2554, 681-0829 NEW - GORGEOUS Low maintenance landscaped front/ back yards will make you the envy of your neighbors and friends. House interiors are sure to please. Extra roomy triplewide in Parkwood Community for 55+. Clubhouse and outdoor rec features make this a winning combination. Call the agents for a viewing – vacant and ready to buy! $89,500. ML252439. Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE Home in West Alder Estates. Short distance to Safeway and medical offices. 3 Br., 2 bath (3rd Br. has built-ins for a great office). Room for a small garden in back. Storage shed is big enough to be a small shop. Easycare landscaping. $34,900. ML252327. Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

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Very Nice P.A. apartment home. 3-4 bed, 2 ba w/ office/ nursery. Includes: Internet, cable, W/S/G. Avail. 2/1 $1,175. 670-6996.

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P.A.: Share, furnished, light drink ok. $375 incl util, plus dep. Avail. immediately. 452-6045, eves SEQ: Rooms, $400. Shared bath/kitchen. 681-0160 SEQUIM: Room from rent, bath, kitchen, no pets/smoking, close to town. $500, utilies paid 683-4250 after 5 p.m.

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JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. A 1 br 1 ba......$425 A 2 br 1 ba......$600 H 3 br 1 ba......$750 A 2 br 1 ba......$850 H 3 br 2 ba......$950 H 5 br 1.5 ba...$1000 H 4 br 2 ba.....$1100 H 4 br 2 ba.....$1200 HOUSES IN SEQUIM H 3 br 2 ba.....$1000 H 4 br 2 ba.....$1100

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MISC: Like new, Carrier electric furnace, used 1 year, $600. Stackable Whirlpool washer and dryer, front loader, 3 years old, $700 for pair. 452-5145 MISC: Washer/dryer, $200 set. Table with 6 chairs, leaves, $75. Bunk beds, $100. 457-0423 Whirlpool Duet Front loading 5 yr old Washer and Dryer (dryer is propane) for $600 both w/ pedestals. Pedestals are $279 retail alone. Call Jody 683-7700 or leave message. Located in Sequim, you pick up.

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BED: Single, extra long, pillow top mattress, box spring, frame, nice head and foot board. $200. 460-8709 CHAIRS: Danish maple windsor chairs, 4 side, 1 arm. $425. 360-379-6702 CHINA CABINET Oak, 75�Lx18�W, leaded glass front, 4 doors, 4 doors on bottom, 2 drawers, 2 piece. $1,800. 457-3911 COFFEE TABLES: 2 blonde finish coffee tables, 1 large, $40 and 1 small $30, very good condition. 681-4429 DINING SET: Beautiful claw foot dining set, like new. Seats up to 8. $1,100. 452-1202 msg.

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MISC: Executive Norwegian cherry wood 4 pc desk, paid $1,600, asking $800. Formal 4 pc dining room set, paid $1,800, asking $900. 100 yr old oak piano, $200. 477-8693 or 477-9591 MISC: Flexsteel 7’ auburn/brown sofa, $350. Henredon Fine Furniture king headboard, $250. 457-1780 MISC: Oak table with six chairs, $300. Braided area rugs, oval and round, $75 and $40, or both for $95. Small old oak secretary desk, $75. All good condition. 681-2763 POWER LIFT CHAIR Lifts & reclines, almost new. $350. 681-0342

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MISC: Frontier woodstove, takes 20� logs. $1,200/obo. Lifetime collection of rare wood boards, 70 pieces, $1,200/obo. 360-732-4328 MISC: Husqvarna 61 chain saw, 20� bar, $70. Lincoln AC225S welder with L2645 carbon arc torch and 4 waterproof rod tubes, $150. 15 hp Evinrude, L/S motor, $250. 541-913-9708. MISC: Parabody home gym, like new, $350. Tohatsu O/B motor, 5 hp ss, low hrs., $400. 360-344-4078 MISC: Pride Jet-3 power chair, $2,000. Pride Sonic scooter, $700. Rolling walker, $50. Battery powered bath tub chair, $400. Wheelchair, $75. 457-1277. Mobility Scooter Runs good. $450 cash. 457-0876.

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MISC: Englander queen mattress and box spring, only a few years old, like new. $300/obo. Sealy plush mismatched full size mattress and box, great shape, $200/ obo. 681-3299.

MISC: Elna S.U. sewing machine with many extras, $400/obo. 3/4 size pool table, $125. Beginning drum set, $200. Osin board, boots, and step down bindings, $125. 360-379-5403

UTILITY TRAILER ‘07 33’, tandem axel g.n., deck length 25’, 14K lbs GVWR, 5’ spring loaded pop up, dove tail with 5’ ramps. $4,500. 452-5457, 808-3899 UTILITY TRAILER 23’ V nose, enclosed, car carrier/utility trailer, rear drop down ramp, side door, built in tie downs, less than 2,000 mi. $6,700 new. Sell for $4,700. 504-2599. VENDORS Wanted: Elegant flea antique/ collectible sale. March 4 and 5, at Grange. $50 per table. Museum event. Priscilla at 683-8693. Form and details at www.macsequim.org. Vibration Machine Power Plate, excellent for faster healing from breaks, surgery. Teens to elderly. Paid $4,000. Asking $1,000/obo. 452-1026 WELDER: Hobart, 140 wire feed, 110 volt, like new. $400. 461-5180 WORKOUT! Multistation Home Gym incl. chest press, chest fly, leg ext, lat pulldown, curl bar, $175 (must be dismantled to move, deliv. poss). 340# Weight set w/rack, incl. EZ curl bar, tricep bar, wt belts + extras $150. New Healthrider treadmill $250. 360-582-0508

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WOOD SPLITTER Portable, new 5 hp engine, on trailer. $500. 683-8249 or 460-0262.

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TV: 19� color Magnavox with remote. Works great! $50 or trade for good working clothes dryer. 681-4429.

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GUITAR: Tacoma. Acoustic electric, 6 string, with hardshell case, in new condition. Asking $1,000. 452-6573 MISC: 700 watt 15� pwd sub c/w 2 satellites, Speakon cables, stands, $475. Schalloch Sunburst conga/ bongo set c/w stands, cases like new, $275. 461-3925 PIANO: Roland electric with bench, several voicings, recording capability, synthesizer, many extras. Value, $1,000. Sell, $300. 681-3045 PLAYER PIANO Wick. Refinished, restored, can also play by hand, includes rolls, must sell. $975, make offer. 457-7504.

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BOWFLEX: Revolution, like new, barely used. $2,200. 452-4338 Hunt private land in Wyoming. From $1,250. 808-3370. MISC: Winchester M1 Garand match rifle, glass bedded, Douglass barrel, NM sites, $1,250 or trade Smith J frame .38 revolver & cash. 452-4158 MISC: Winchester Rifle Model 9422 NRA like new $450. Remington Shotgun Model 1100 12 gauge w/extra slug bbl NRA Perfect $650. Humminbird Fishing Buddy II w/mounting bracket batteries incl. $100. Humminbird Piranha Max 215 Dual Beam w/transducer max depth 600 ft batteries incl. $150. Tel: 360-437-2171 RIFLE: Custom .2506 Mauser action, stainless heavy barrel, 2 boxes of ammo, base and rings, $400/obo. 460-2602 Treadmill and Bow Flex Elite. Weslo treadmill with weights, $150. Like new. BowFlex Elite new still in box, paid $995, asking $750. 360-683-3887

Commercial Space

Great location, high visibility on Hwy 101, 2,400 sf, office, restroom, lots of signage. $1,000 per mo. Rusty 460-5892.

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ESTATE Sale: Fri.Sat., 9-5 p.m., 15 Miller Creek off Benson Road. Dolls, doll making supplies and molds, doll houses. Also household stuff: furniture, glassware, books, bottles and much more. Call for early info 460-0314.

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BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Silver marked sterling, silver coins. 452-8092 WANTED: Tires. P235 70 R 16, good treads. 417-0288. WANTED: Vintage woodworking tools, planes, chisels, compass, etc. 457-0814.

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BOAT TAILER: EZ Loader galvanized 19’, good condition. $600. 460-7437.

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Barn-stored, local grass hay. $4/Bale. 683-3518, 460-7020

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year old Male Yorkie/Chihuahua named Charlie. He’s very hyper and needs a good home that can give him lots of attention and training. Please see online add for more info. $200/obo. Contact Noelle at 360-461-6115

Chocolate Lab Puppies. 8 weeks old. First shots scheduled for Feb. 9th. Dew claws removed. Purebred all chocolate. Have 1 male, 2 females left. Parents on site. Male $300, females $350. Call 360-775-8207. FOSTER HOMES NEEDED By WAG, local dog rescue. We provide medical and food, you add love and exercise. Immediate need for 5 mo old female Lab/ Shepherd puppy. Call Paula, 452-8192 FREE: To good home. 5 year old female cat. Declawed, long hair, tortoise color, very friendly lap cat, and very active, perfect health, current on her shots. 582-9798 JACK RUSSELL & HUNT TERRIERS Puppy to 1 yr. old. Call for pricing and information. $200-$700. 477-4427 MISC: AKC Pembroke Welsh Corgi, 1 yr. old neutered male, $450. Free turtle. 681-2486 MISC: Large cage with (4) beautiful parakeets, all accessories, value $300. sell, $50. (2) pet bunnies, in cages, $10 each. 681-3045. PUPPIES: COLLIE/ NWFT. Very cute, born 12/22/10, have been wormed and vaccinated. Both parents are really great dogs. $300. For more info call 360-928-0273 or 360-928-3319 or email sg1953@yahoo.com.

GLASTRON: ‘08 GT 185 Bowrider $14,500. 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. MOTORS: ‘72 18 hp Evinrude outboard motor, $200. ‘78 10 hp Mercury motor, long shaft, electric start, very clean $400. 809-0168.

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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. 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: ‘03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282. 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. KAWASAKI: ‘03 KLX 400. Very clean. Low miles. $2,500/obo. 461-7210 KAWASAKI: ‘09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973. QUAD: ‘04 Kawasaki 700 KFX. Very good shape. $3,200/obo. 461-2056 QUAD: ‘06 Eton 150. Low hrs. good condition. Daughter’s quad. $1,800/obo. 461-7210 QUAD: ‘06 Suzuki Quad Sport Z250. Like new. $2,600 firm. 360-452-3213.

V-STAR: ‘08 1300 Tourer. Silver/gray with 8,000 miles, 48 mpg, nice clean bike. Asking $6,250. Call Mike, 360-683-7445 eves.

Farm Animals

GRASS HAY No rain, $4 bale. 457-8704, 460-6847 HAY: Barn stored, top quality ORTA blend. $5 bale. 681-8180. WANTED: Land/pond lease for 2011-12 duck season. Larry 457-9200 (work)

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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. $2,400. Contact Justin 461 6282.

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HORSE: 6 mo. old buckskin colt, registed quarterhorse, foundation lines. $1,500. 477-1536.

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BOX SCRAPER: 5’ Rankin, $500. 477-9591

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SEMI-END DUMP ‘85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153.

5TH WHEEL: ‘99 25’ Artic Fox. $10,850. This particular fifth wheel is heavily insulated and ideal for the great northwest. Rv cover included. Please call for more information. 360-732-7540

MOTOR HOME: ‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40 ft. 3 slides, 6 speed Allison trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner stovetop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table,light oak interior, washer/drier hookup, 6 KW generator, leveling sys, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k) gently used, non smokers. $115,000 360-683-3887

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CAMPER: ‘90 9.5’ Northland. Excellent condition, new mircro, new hydraulic jacks, new carpet. $2,800. 460-0825. 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 TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TENT TRAILER: ‘83. $500. 461-6000.

Top of the line unit in excel condit w/all the extras: 2 queen beds, pvt toilet/ shower combo, 3burner stove, oven, refrig, microwave, slide-out dinette, cable TV hook-up, radio/CD player, furnace, water htr. Asking price: $8,900. Tel: 360-683-5388 TRAILER: ‘00 24’ SandPiper By Forest River. Built-in the Northwest, for the Northwest, queen bed up front, sofa & dining areas convert to bed, awning. In Sequim. $7,500. 602-615-6887 TRAILER: ‘02 18’ Road Runner. Tandem axle, dual batt., A/C, AM/FM/CD, awning, queen bed, excellent shape, non smoker. $3,900/obo. 477-5760

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350 HEADS Redone, like new. $200. 928-9659.

CHEV: ‘85 S10 Tahoe King Cab 4x4. Auto, loaded. New shocks, battery, tires, 2.8 engine. Non-smoker. Flat towable with RV. $2,950. 360-452-7439

DODGE: ‘07 Ram 2500 quad cab 4x4, turbo diesel, 6.7L, auto, 56K. $26,995. 971-226-0002 FORD ‘03 RANGER SUPER CAB EDGE PLUS 4X4 4.0 liter SOHC V6, auto, alloy wheels, running boards, spray-in bedliner, tow package, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, 6 CD stereo, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $13,700! All power options! Only 41,000 miles! Carfax certified one owner! Stop be Gray Motors today to save some bucks on your next truck! $12,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com

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: ‘08 F350 DIESEL. 4x4 crew cab, dually, 23K mi., new condition, leather interior, dual heaters and heated seats, auto, air, power rear windows, door locks, seats, mirrors, windows, tilt keyless entry, cruise, tow pkg., alloy wheels, moonroof, tinted, adjustable pedals, deluxe stereo, limited slip rear end, plus $3,000 aftermarket accesor. $38,750. 452-3200, 452-3272 FORD: ‘90 Bronco. Full size, ‘351’ fuel injection, 33” tires, rims, call for details. $1,500/obo. 457-7412

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FORD: ‘99 Explorer. All WD V8, E.B., 152K mi., exc. cond. $6,500. 460-9323.

CHEV ‘03 K1500 SILVERADO LONGBED 4.8 liter V8, auto, 4x4, AM/FM CD, matching canopy, slider, tow package, spray on bedliner, premium alloy wheels, performance chip, only 68,000 miles, very, very clean 1 owner local trade, nonsmoker, spotless Carfax report. $10,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHEV ‘96 SUBURBAN LS 1500 4x4, auto, lifted, alloy wheels, 3rd row seating, tow ready, sharp! Lowest in house financing guaranteed! 90 days same as cash! $6,995. The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788 CHEV ‘99 TAHOE 4X4 V8, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, AM/FM CD, tow package, alloy wheels, and more! Expires 2-1211. $4,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com CHEVY ‘02 SILVERADO 1500 LT EXTRA CAB 4X4 5.3 Vortec V8, auto, alloy wheels, bedliner, tow package, trailer brake controller, ride controller, privacy glass, keyless entry, 4 opening doors, power windows, locks, and mirrors, power programmable heated leather seats, CD/cassette stereo, air, tilt, cruise, OnStar, dual front airbags. This truck is immaculate inside and out! Leather seats and all the options! Ride control to ensure smooth travel even with a load! Priced $1,200 under Kelley Blue Book! $12,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com DODGE ‘05 DAKOTA CREW CAB 4X4 SLT Laramie package, 4.7 liter V8, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors and seat, AM/FM CD stacker, leather heated seats, trip computer, premium alloy wheels, bed liner, tow package, remote entry, and more! Expires 2-12-11. $14,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com

4 Wheel Drive

JEEP: ‘97 Cherokee. Leather, Runs excellent. $3,500. 809-3215 MERCURY: ‘00 Mountaineer. AWD, V8, auto, 100K, tow pkg., leather, great tires and battery, body and interior excellent, 1 owner. Free bike rack. $6,000. 681-2619.

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JEEP: ‘91 Cherokee. 4x4, auto, 4” lift. $2,199/obo. 565-1335

5TH WHEEL: ‘04 27’ Jayco. Big slide, sleeps 6-8, barely used, in great shape. Priced to sell at $10,900. 461-9054.

Motorcycles

TOY POODLE MIX 4 mo. old, female. $300. 417-1546

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5TH WHEEL: ‘89 26’ Alpenlite DL. With hitch, loaded. $4,000. 452-3402.

TROPHY: ‘06 21’ model 2002. Walkabout, Alaskan pkg., 150 hp Mercury, 15 hp kicker, downriggers, radar, 2 depth finders, GPS, Winless, 2 canvas tops, many extras. $39,995. 681-0717. 81 82 83 84 85

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FORD: ‘97 Expedition. 3rd row seat, runs excellent. $3,500. 809-3215

GMC ‘00 JIMMY SLE 4X4 4.3 liter Vortec V6, auto, alloy wheels, tow package, roof rack, privacy glass, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, cassette stereo, cruise, tilt, air, compass/temperature display, dual front airbags, Kelley Blue Book value of $6,800! Sparkling clean inside and out! Carfax certified one owner! Local vehicle! Stop by Gray Motors today! $4,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com GMC: ‘97 pickup 4WD Runs good, 140K mi. $3,500. 683-4401. 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: ‘00 Wrangler. Auto, blk/blk, alloys. $8,495. 477-6018.

Pickups/Vans

CHEV ‘06 EXPRESS ACCESS CARGO VAN 4.8 liter V8, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, keyless entry, power windows and locks, alarm, safety bulkhead, BIN package, tow package, ladder rack, very unique power side opening access panels, super clean 1owner corporate lease return, spotless Carfax report. $9,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHEV: ‘03 S10, 5 speed. $5,800/obo. 457-7014 CHEV: ‘07 Silverado. Crew cab, 1/2 ton, tow pkg., power, 70K, canopy, running boards, clean, well under book at $16,500. 681-0103. CHEV: ‘84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210. CHEV: ‘94 Astro Van. AWD, good cond. $1,900. 683-2426.

CHEV: ‘98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $4,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876 DODGE ‘06 GRAND CARAVAN SXT MINIVAN 3.8 liter V6, auto, alloy wheels, new tires, traction control, privacy glass, keyless entry, dual power slider, power windows, locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, captains seats, Stow-N-Go seat system, cruise control, tilt, air, rear air, CD/cassette stereo, information center, dual front airbags, Kelley Blue Book value of $13,450! Sparkling clean inside and out! This is one nice van for the whole family! Stop by Gray Motors today! $9,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com DODGE: ‘67 1 ton flat bed. ‘318’ 4 speed, runs great. $1,000/ obo. 461-7406. DODGE: ‘79 Dump. HD dump bed. $2,700/obo. 452-4820 DODGE: ‘89 Custom van. Great for camping, new tranny, low mi., will trade for car in good condition or $2,500/obo. Cell 940-391-9957 EAGLE: ‘95 Summit. All WD, 91,800 mi., runs good. $4,000. 457-3521 FORD: ‘02 E150. Cargo van, only 33K miles, great truck. $5,900. 457-0655. FORD: ‘85 Clubwagon. 8 passenger, great shape, diesel. $2,800. 360-460-3162 FORD: ‘89 E150 cargo van. 300-6, 5 spd. $550. 452-4158 FORD: ‘90 Aerostar van. Runs good $1750/obo 808-4661 FORD: ‘94 E150. 300, 6 cylinder auto tranny, runs well. $500. 452-5457 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: ‘95 F350. Service body, 145K mi., 5.8L V8, auto. $2,850. 461-1835. FORD: ‘99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839.

JEEP: ‘06 Liberty 4WD. Under 40,000 miles, new 10 ply tires, fully loaded. like getting a new car at a used car price! Serviced 10 miles ago, and a full tank of gas. $13,500. Contact 360-7971103 or 907-4010633 located in Sequim. TOYOTA ‘02 HIGHLANDER LIMITED 4X4 V6, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, leather interior, power sunroof, alloy wheels, electronic stability control, roof rack, heated seats, AM/FM CD stacker and cassette, tow package, and more! Extra sharp! Expires 2-12-11. $11,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com

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

HONDA: ‘06 Odyssey EX. Very clean and well maintained with 40,200 miles, air, cruise, pwr everything. SAT ready CD/AM/FM stereo. Non-smoker. $18,000/obo. 460-8092

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TOYOTA: ‘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

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BMW: ‘94 530i. 3L, V8 5 spd. $2,950. 425-753-1666 BMW: ‘96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220. CADILLAC: ‘91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV ‘04 CAVALIER LS 5 speed, gray cloth interior, power locks and windows, air, cruise, tinted windows, alloy wheels, sporty! Many vehicles to choose from! Military discounts! $4,995. The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788 CHEV: ‘00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $5,000. 775-1821 CHEV: ‘72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, ‘71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915 CHRYSLER ‘01 PT CRUISER LIMITED EDITION 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, AM/FM CD and cassette, leather interior with heated seats, power sunroof, trip computer, front and side airbags, 4 wheel ABS and electronic traction control, roof rack, alloy wheels, remote entry, and low, low, miles! Expires 2-12-11. $5,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com CHRYSLER ‘06 PACIFICA 3.5 liter V6, auto, all wheel drive, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks, and seats, keyless entry, privacy glass, alloy wheels, only 39,000 miles, very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, non-smoker. $13,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHRYSLER ‘08 300 TOURING Beautiful black crystal clear coat, 3.5 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks, and seats, full leather, power moonroof, alloy wheels, fog lamps, 50,000 miles, very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. Just reduced! $16,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHRYSLER ‘08 PT CRUISER Economical 2.4 liter 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt, AM/FM CD, keyless entry, power windows and locks, only 8,000 miles, balance of factory 3/36 warranty, very very clean local car, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $9,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHRYSLER: ‘88 LeBaron Convertible. Runs good, auto, 4 cyl. $900. 683-7173.

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 ‘08 ESCAPE XLS Very economical 2.3 liter 4 cylinder, auto, all wheel drive, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, privacy glass, only 35,000 miles, very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, nonsmoker, spotless Carfax report, service history, near new condition. $16,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com FORD: ‘67 Mustang. Built V8, auto, $3,600 firm. 452-6053 HONDA ‘01 ACCORD LX 5 speed, gray cloth interior, power locks, windows, air, cruise, tinted windows, nice! Flexible payment plans! The original buy here, pay here! $5,995. The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788 LINCOLN: ‘90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727

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LEXUS: 1990 LS400. Loaded, exlnt cond. $4,250. 683-3806.

NISSAN: ‘05 Altima. Excellent condition. $9,800. 775-340-2652

MAZDA: ‘08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387.

PORSCHE: ‘72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965.

MAZDA: ‘94 Miata. Red, 5 speed, 99K, runs good. $3,900. 360-437-0428. MERCURY: ‘00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385.

NISSAN: ‘01 Xterra XE, 3.3L V6, Automatic, 2WD, 113,300 miles, $5,300. 360-640-4714 or 360-477-9915

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SATURN: ‘00 4 dr, 5 speed, good cond. $1,750/obo. 457-8994 VW: ‘00 New Beetle. 1.8 liter turbo, only 25K mi. on factory purchased motor. Sunroof, ABS, loaded. $4,200.385-2318 VW: ‘70 Karmann Ghia. Project. $700. 681-2382

SUBARU: ‘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

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR CLALLAM COUNTY In re the Estate of Laurie Ann Jackson, Deceased. NO. 11-4-00018-4 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The administrator named below has been appointed as administrator of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the administrator or the administrator's attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the administrator served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent's probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: January 26, 2011 Administrator: Derek Thompson Attorney for Administrator: Gary R. Colley, WSBA #721 Address for mailing or service: PLATT IRWIN LAW FIRM 403 S. Peabody, Port Angeles, WA 98362 (360) 457-3327 Court of Probate Proceedings: Clallam County Superior Court Probate Cause Number: 11-4-00018-4 Pub: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 2011

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Clallam County Noxious Weed Control Board will hold a public hearing to adopt the 2011 Clallam County Weed List on February 22, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in the Health and Human Services which is in the basement of the Clallam County Courthouse. Public input is welcome. The Board, which is responsible for administering Clallam County’s Noxious Weed Control Program under RCW 17.10 and WAC 16750, holds its regular board meetings quarterly at the courthouse. The following weed board meetings are scheduled for 2011; February 22nd, April 26th, July 26th, and October 25th. Board meetings convene at 4:30 p.m. except in February, as noted above. The Board is currently seeking a qualified member for Geographic Area 3, which includes the Port Angeles area. Please direct all questions, comments, or concerns to the Noxious Weed Control Program at (360) 4172442. Pub: Feb. 9, 2011

Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant To the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. On February 18, 2011 at 10:00AM inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., in the city of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., (subject to any conditions imposed by the trustee to protect the lender and borrower) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the county(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: THE LAND REFERRED TO HEREIN IS SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF CLALLAM STATE OF WASHINGTON, AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE WEST 62 FEET OF THE EAST 260 FEET OF LOTS 43 , 44 AND 45 OF WAIT'S LAKE SUTHERLAND SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 4 OF PLATS, PAGE 24, RECORDS OF CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON; AND THAT PORTION OF THE WEST 62 FEET OF THE EAST 198 FEET OF LOTS 43, 44 AND 45 OF SAID WAIT'S LAKE SUTHERLAND SUBDIVISION, LYING WESTERLY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 43 OF SAID WAIT'S LAKE SUTHERLAND SUBDIVISION; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 15' 03" WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 43, A DISTANCE OF 150.17 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID DESCRIBED LINE; THENCE NORTH 16 DEGREES 21' 11" WEST, A DISTANCE OF 36.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 10 DEGREES 07' 20" EAST, A DISTANCE OF 26.77 FEET; THENCE NORTH 7 DEGREES 54' 36" WEST, A DISTANCE OF 43.28 FEET MORE OR LESS TO AN ANGLE POINT IN A CONCRETE WALL AND THE TERMINUS OF SAID DESCRIBED LINE. SITUATE IN CLALLAM COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly Known as: 213 YEW TREE DRIVE, PORT ANGELES, WA 98363 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 10/31/2006, recorded on 11/03/2006, under Auditor's File No. 2006 1190804 and Deed of Trust re-recorded on ___, under Auditor's File No. __, records of Clallam County, Washington from TERRIE L. TAMBLYN, AS HER SEPARATE ESTATE, as grantor, to OLYMPIC PENINSULA TITLE COMPANY, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor's File No. 2010-1249858. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: A. Monthly Payments $21,995.72 B. Late Charges $ 0.00 C. Beneficiary Advances $3,553.35 D. Suspense Balance $608.20 E. Other Fees $ 0.00 Total Arrears $26,157.27 F. Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $540.00 Title Report $878.04 Statutory Mailings $1,584.34 Recording Fees $223.00 Publication $2,103.36 Posting $300.00 Total Costs $5,628.74 Total Amount Due: $31,786.01 Other potential defaults do not involve payment of the Beneficiary. If applicable, each of these defaults must also be cured. Listed below are categories of common defaults, which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary. Opposite each such listed default is a brief description of the action/documentation necessary to cure the default. The list does not exhaust all possible other defaults; any defaults identified by Beneficiary or Trustee that are not listed below must also be cured. OTHER DEFAULT ACTION NECESSARY TO CURE Nonpayment of Taxes/Assessments Deliver to Trustee written proof that all taxes and assessments against the property are paid current Default under any senior lien Deliver to Trustee written proof that all senior liens are paid current and that no other defaults exist. Failure to insure property against hazard Deliver to Trustee written proof that the property is insured against hazard as required by the Deed of Trust. Waste Cease and desist from committing waste, repair all damage to property and maintain property as required in Deed of Trust. Unauthorized sale of property (Due on Sale) Revert title to permitted vestee. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: Principal Balance of $286,759.62, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 04/01/2009 and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of the sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on 02/18/2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 02/07/2011 (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 the close of the Trustee's business on 02/07/2011 (11 days before the sale date), the defaults(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 02/07/2011 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, and Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): TERRIE L. TAMBLYN PO BOX 1657 Sequim, WA 98382 TERRIE L. TAMBLYN 1970 S 7th Ave Sequim, WA 98382 TERRIE L. TAMBLYN 213 YEW TREE DRIVE PORT ANGELES, WA 98363 TERRIE L. TAMBLYN 3618 GALAXY PLACE PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 TERRIE L. TAMBLYN508 EUNICE STREET SEQUIM, WA 98382 TERRIE L. TAMBLYN 802 EUNICE STREET SEQUIM, WA 98382 TERRIE L. TAMBLYN PO BOX 1657 Sequim, WA 98382 JACK TAMBLYN PO BOX 1657 Sequim, WA 98382 JACK TAMBLYN 1970 S 7th Ave Sequim, WA 98382 JACK TAMBLYN 213 YEW TREE DRIVE PORT ANGELES, WA 98363 JACK TAMBLYN 3618 GALAXY PLACE PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 JACK TAMBLYN 508 EUNICE STREET SEQUIM, WA 98382 JACK TAMBLYN 802 EUNICE STREET SEQUIM, WA 98382 JACK TAMBLYN PO BOX 1657 Sequim, WA 98382 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested, or registered mail on 05/28/2009, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 05/28/2009 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants and tenants. After the 20th day following the sale of the purchaser has the right to evict occupants and tenants by summary proceedings under the unlawful detainer act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. DATED: November 16, 2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. By: Cheryl Lee Its: Authorized Signer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281-8219 (TS# 09-0072948) 1006.53011-FEI Pub: Jan. 19, Feb. 9, 2011


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Partly sunny today. Wind east 4-8 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility clear. Partly cloudy tonight. Wind east 4-8 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility clear. Intervals of clouds and sun tomorrow. Wind east 4-8 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility clear. Friday: A thick cloud cover with a chance of rain. Wind west 8-16 knots. Waves 1-3 feet. Visibility under 3 miles.

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Continued from C2 Rotary Club of East Jefferson County — Speaker: Roxanne Hudson on “The Field Internship for New Farmers in Jefferson County.” Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum, 11:45 a.m. Phone Ray Serebrin at 360-385-6544 for details, or visit www.clubrunner.ca/Portal/ Home.aspx?cid=705. Northwest Maritime Center tour — Free tour of new headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 p.m. Elevators available, children welcome and pets not allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or e-mail sue@nwmaritime.org. Playwright reading — Visiting playwright Lee Blessing kicks off the Playwrights’ Festival with reading of his one-man comedy/drama “Chesapeake.” Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., 7 p.m. $20 general and $10 students. Information and tickets at www.keycitypublic theatre.org.

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Bare bones bean soup Jean Kressy

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liven it up with celery, carrot, a good pinch of sage and a sprinkle of parsley. But in fairness to authenticity, I left it alone. I did, however, add more water. It was either that or stick-to-the-bottom-of-thepot bean sludge, which could easily add a substantial number of pot scrubbers to the federal budget.

Senate bean soup is as bare bones as you can get: navy beans (so called because the Navy used so many of them), ham hocks, a little onion and a lot of water. Although the origin of the soup is not clear, what is known is that it was introduced on the U.S. Capitol dining room menu by a Subtle smoky taste couple of Midwestern senaThe ham hock gives the tors about 100 years ago. soup a subtle smoky taste, and if you’re lucky, there Untampered with may be a few bits of pork Everyone must have floating around in your liked the soup because bowl. with astonishing speed, the When seasoned with Senate agreed not only enough salt and pepper, the that it be served every day, soup is quite satisfying. but that the recipe not be And after a morning of tampered with. billion-dollar spending Using the original debates, we figure senators recipe, I made a big pot of are ready to shift gears and the soup to see what all the sit down to a simple bowl fuss was about. I wanted to of bean soup.

Bean Soup Serves 6 Add 4 cups raw kale, spinach or other leafy green to this fiber-rich soup just before serving for a dose of magnesium and vitamins A and C. 1 pound dried navy beans, rinsed and picked over 1 smoked ham hock (about ¾ pound) 2½ quarts water 1 tablespoon butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

them in a large pot with ham hock and water. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, 11⁄2 hours or until beans are tender. Stir occasionally and add more water as necessary. Remove ham hock; when cool, remove and discard skin, bone and fat. Cut meat into small pieces and return to soup. In a medium skillet, melt butter. Add onion and saute until lightly browned. Add onion, salt _________ and pepper to soup and Soak beans overnight stir, pressing down with the back of a large spoon in water. Rinse and drain beans to break up some of the beans and thicken soup. the next day. Combine

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When seasoned with enough salt and pepper, Bean Soup is quite satisfying.

For Adzuki Bean Salad and collard green-sausage soup recipes, see Page D4

Spicy chorizo needs little forethought The Associated Press

A nice pot of chili or stew slowly simmering on the stove is a heartwarming thought, but it’s a dinner that requires forethought.

What about the wintery day you walk in late from work but still want a meal that will take the chill off? The most complicated thing you need to do is brown some chorizo. And if

you want to cut the calories, feel free to substitute chicken sausage. Also try andouille sausage or even a garlicky kielbasa for a slightly less spicy stew.

Black Bean and Spicy Sausage Stew Over Brown Rice Makes 4 servings

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A simmering pot of stew is just right for a cold winter night, and Black Bean and Spicy Sausage Stew Over Brown Rice will heat you up without taking too much time in the kitchen.

2 cups instant brown rice 12 ounces chorizo 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 151⁄2-ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed 141⁄2-ounce can diced tomatoes with juice 4-ounce can diced

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________ In a large saucepan, cook the instant brown rice according to package instructions. Fluff the rice with a fork, cover and set aside to keep warm. Meanwhile, cut the chorizo crosswise into 1⁄4inch thick slices. In a second saucepan over medium, heat

the oil. Add the chorizo and saute until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and allspice and saute for another 30 seconds. Stir in the beans, tomatoes and chilies. Bring the mixture to a simmer. Serve the beans and sausage stew over the brown rice.


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Mentor honored for decades of work In 1988, Marycile Olexen moved to Port Angeles with her husband, who was taking a management job at Clallam Transit. Olexen, a technical writer, was unemployed and didn’t know anybody, so she put on her gray flannel suit and pounded the streets. She had no success until her allergy doctor, Eloise Kailin, said that she knew a woman with a plan who needed a grant writer. So Olexen went to a community meeting on the waterfront and met Katherine Baril, who was setting up the Sequim Bay Watershed Management Plan, one of the first in the country, and was looking for volunteers. “She said, ‘Don’t leave,’” Olexen said. Olexen stayed, and when the meeting was over, Baril asked her to write a grant. Olexen agreed, which led to a new career in environmental education. On Friday, a retirement party was held to honor Baril and her 20 years at the helm of the Washington State University Extension of Jefferson County.

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problem, like a shellfish closure,” Olexen said. The answer was yes ­— if you could get them to read the plan and understand

Olexen, whose skills included desktop publishing, recalled the night she and Baril composed a newspaper insert explaining the watershed management plan with the goal of getting people involved. She also wrote a WSU grant that mobilized citizen volunteers, called Bay Watchers, who received education, training and resources to monitor water quality. The idea of training volunteer crews caught on and expanded to other counties as Stream Watchers and Beach Watchers, then coalesced under the name Water Watchers, Olexen said. “We started building the whole watershed program Mentored many that is going on in Clallam At the party, Olexen was County,” Olexen said. one of dozens of people who Working with locals raised their hands when asked if their lives had Next, Olexen helped been changed because of write the Eight Streams Baril’s mentorship. Project, with the goal of “I had never written a grant before,” Olexen said. showing ordinary people — landowners, farmers and “Katherine has a nose for what people are capable students — what they of doing. It’s like that motto could do to protect streams in Clallam County. ‘Be all you can be.’ By working with people “You don’t have to join to create the plan instead the military,” Olexen said. of creating a plan and pre“You join Katherine.” senting it to the public, Olexen, who is retired, Baril turned the process on drove from her home in its head. Olympia to attend the “This is one of the party, which was held at things that Katherine the Northwest Maritime taught me: You go out and Center. talk to people,” Olexen said. During the 10-plus “The agencies can do everyyears she lived in Clallam thing in their power to County, Olexen told the clean up the water, but 175-plus guests, she wrote until they get the citizens grant requests for more than $1.3 million for water- involved, it isn’t going to happen because it’s on prished management and vate property.” education plans for public Getting local people to agencies and tribes in Clalbelieve that they can solve lam, Pierce and Skagit local problems was one of counties. The first was a $23,000 Baril’s strengths, Olexen said. grant that addressed an That included people idea brewing in the back of who lived on Morse Creek, Baril’s mind when she was which had flooding probstarting to put the pieces lems until they met and together for the Sequim discussed what they were Bay plan. willing to do on their prop“She wanted to know if erty to prevent it. you could get people The result: an intrainvolved in environmental agency effort by the county, issues before there was a the conservation district and WSU. The restoration of Bell Creek in Sequim also started with landowners, Olexen said. “We got them together and asked, ‘What’s preventing us from getting this

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Katherine Baril, right, reads one of the several proclamations presented to her at her retirement party Friday night as Jefferson County Superior Court Clerk Ruth Gordon looks on. Gordon emceed the testimonials portion of Friday’s salute to Baril. As they went to distribution sites, Reichner drove while Baril blew air into the water through a hose to keep the fish alive. Olexen said she also wrote three grants for the small farms program that Baril pioneered on the Peninsula, and before she retired worked on funding for the restoration of Jimmy Come Lately Creek.

Baril also opened doors for women when she was hired as director of WSU Extension of Jefferson County in 1991. According to Larry Dennison, Jefferson County commissioner at the time, Baril was a surprisingly qualified candidate. Baril has a master’s in business administration and a doctorate in international human rights law. According to the biography printed in the retirement party program, Baril worked with the Civil Rights and Federal Trade commissions in Seattle. She led a civil rights review of native villages in Alaska in 1976 that led to the establishment of 16 rural school districts offering bilingual-bicultural education. Baril also brought together tribal and corporate leaders to resolve water, salmon and spotted owl conflicts; helped write the state’s Timber Fish

Wildlife Agreement; and served on national and state councils for sustainable development. She moved to the Olympic Peninsula in 1986 after meeting Bob Garrison, whom she married in 1988. That same year, she pioneered the Sequim Bay Watershed Project and met Olexen, who had moved to Port Angeles from Eastern Washington. “We were two women who were new to the community and looking for how we would fit in,” Olexen said. After working with Baril on several projects, Olexen wanted to go to work for the WSU Extension in Clallam County but was told she needed a master’s degree, which wasn’t available on the Peninsula at the time. It was Baril who steered her to Antioch University’s low-residency program in Seattle, Olexen said, which she attended on nights and weekends, earning a master’s degree in adult and community education. Olexen also helped write a grant to hire four teachers to create a high school science curriculum and kits that Port Angeles students used to study the Tumwater Creek estuary. One of the teachers was Jadyn Reichner, who also spoke at Friday’s party. Reichner, who was teaching in Sequim, was also involved in the Sequim Bay restoration. At Friday’s party, she recalled Baril arriving after school with 1,000 salmon fry in a bucket to plant in a creek.

Moriarty will complete 10 lessons, submitting quizzes, math solutions, essays and graph- Moriarty ics concerning these topics every other week until May. Scholars will independently select a topic of inter-

est for a final project combining an essay with a graphic. Based on their scores on the Phase One curriculum, scholars may be invited to an all-expense paid summer residency at The Museum of Flight in Seattle. The summer residency program involves planning a human mission to Mars with support from professional engineers and scien-

tists, university students and certified educators. Student expenses are paid by the WAS Foundation. Elisabeth, known as “Lissy,” is the daughter of Deborah and Stephen Moriarty. “This is the fourth year in a row that Port Angeles High School students have participated in the Washington Aerospace Scholars

program,” said John Gallagher, Port Angeles High School science teacher. Previous student participants were Will Stevenson III in 2010, Cecilia Stevenson in 2009 and Kara Hatfield and Rebecca Jones in 2008. For more information on the Washington Aerospace Scholars program, visit www.museumofflight.org/ washingtonaerospace scholars.

will give a concert of traditional and contemporary gospel music at the Joyce Bible Church on Friday. The singers, in their 10th year with director Michael Rivers, will perform with Joy Lingerfelt’s

piano accompaniment at 7 p.m. The church is located at 50470 state Highway 112, about 14 miles west of Port Angeles. Admission to Friday’s concert is by donation.

Prizes will be provided by members as well as community businesses. A silent auction will be held. Suggested donation is $12. All proceeds will be used to pay hospital costs at Seattle Children’s Hospital for uninsured or underinsured children in families that need assistance. Reservations may be made by phoning 360-7977105, or e-mailing buncosqguild@hotmail. com.

the Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave., at 2 p.m. Monday. The “Happy Hearts” story time will include stories, music and valentine crafting. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, phone the Forks branch at 360-374-6402, e-mail Forks@nols.org or visit www.nols.org. Peninsula Daily News

work done?’” Olexen said. “We made a list and started working on the list. Bell Creek got fixed.” One of the people who came forward was Gary Smith, owner of Maple View Dairy near Port Williams, where some of the restoration work was done. Olexen still remembers how exciting it was to see the results of the work. “They had hardly gotten the bulldozers out of the creek and the gravel in when the salmon were there,” Olexen said. “It was like ‘Field of Dreams’ — they came.”

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Baril often compared the different types of people to types of salmon: She was there for the Some hatch and venture dedication of the first out into the ocean. Others phase, Olexen said, which continued after Baril left to hang around in their natal work at the WSU Extenstreams the first year. And sion in Jefferson County. then some go only as far as Baril had built a core the nearest lake. group of people who kept Olexen said she was the going after she left, Olexen latter until that day she said. Baril did the same when went to a meeting in Port Angeles 23 years ago. she decided to retire after “I was always sheltered 20 years with WSU, leaving and had not been out to see a team of capable women, led by former 4-H program the world,” Olexen said. “She gave me confidirector Pamela Roberts, to run the programs she dence. If I had not met started. Katherine, I would not be “It’s a community asset the woman I am today. when you get women “I owe my whole career involved in leadership,” to her,” Olexen said. Olexen said. WSU Extension of JefJefferson County Supeferson County has estabrior Court Clerk Ruth lished the Katherine Baril Gordon, a neighbor of Baril’s, emceed the testimo- Legacy of Learning Fund to support scholarships and nials part of Friday’s proendowments and expand gram. educational programs in Steve Tharinger presented Baril with a resolu- her name. For more information, tion that he and fellow visit www.jefferson.wsu.edu state Rep. Kevin Van De or phone 360-379-5610. Wege introduced to the Legislature recognizing ________ Baril for her contributions to youths, farmers, busiJennifer Jackson writes about nesses, the environment Port Townsend and Jefferson and the well-being of JefCounty every Wednesday. To conferson County and its resi- tact her with items for this column, dents. phone 360-379-5688 or e-mail Mark Pearson, one of jjackson@olypen.com.

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SEQUIM — The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital will hold a bunco party in the parish hall at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., at noon Friday, Feb. 18. Using recipes from its recently published cookbook, members of the Guild will offer hors d’oeuvres, sandwiches, salads and desserts.

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High school equestrian season under way Let the games begin. The official — and exciting — season of competition for the Port Angeles and Sequim high school teams started during the last week of January when they traveled to Tacoma for the first of three Washington State High School Equestrian Team qualifying meets. In WAHSET, interscholastic competition is divided into six districts. Port Angeles and Sequim compete in District 4. For the first time, Port Townsend has its own team and will compete in District 6, which doesn’t hold its first meet until March. Overall top riders in each event from each of the three district meets qualify to compete at the state finals in May. Congratulations to Port Angeles’ Suzanne Heistand for her first place in reining and to Kynzie Hendricks for second in steer daubing! Their teammates also placed well: Allison Brietbach finished seventh in reining, Keely Gustin was sixth in dressage, and Nathan Gentry placed eighth in working rancher. The IHOR, or in-hand obstacle relay, team of Rachel Brietbach, Heistand, Marissa Wilson and Paige Swordmaker finished in sixth place, and the drill team of Allison and Rachel Brietbach, Hendricks and Heistand placed fifth.

Sequim finishes Sequim coach Terri Winters sent me this message along with her team’s results: “My congratulations to Sequim equestrians for placing in the top three in all their team events. The kids were amazing and

Peninsula Horseplay I’m so of Griffiths proud them.” Shannon Robbins and Clara Duncan placed second in team sorting. Robbins and Sasha O’Meara were second in working pairs. In individual events, Duncan won pole bending, then finished second in keyhole. Also placing second were Eilena Sharpe in in-hand trail and jumping and Anne Meek in barrel racing. Following are Sequim’s other finishers.

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Team events ■  Drill Team: Robbins, Sharpe, Carley Lundgren, Meek, Justine Roads, Kyla Gabriel, Matisen Anders and Angie Pace, third. ■  Team sorting: O’Meara and Roads, seventh. ■  Working pairs: Lundgren and Meek, 15th. ■  IHOR: Robbins, O’Meara, Sharpe and Lundgren, second; Gabriel, Roads, Anders and Pace, 10th. ■  Canadian flags: Robbins, Duncan, Pace, Meek and Lundgren, third. ■  Birangle: Lundgren and Meek, third; Robbins and Duncan, 13th.

Individual events ■  Dressage: Sharpe, third; O’Meara, fifth; Gabriel, seventh; Roads, 12th. ■  Jumping: Sharpe, second; Gabriel, fourth. ■  Hunt seat: Sharpe,

Port Angeles and Sequim high school equestrian teams at their first interscholastic competition of the season in Tacoma. third; O’Meara, fifth; Roads, 15th. ■  Saddle seat: Gabriel, fourth. ■  Stock seat: O’Meara, fourth; Roads, fifth; Anders, 14th. ■  Showmanship: O’Meara, fifth; Sharpe, 14th; Roads, 14th; Anders, 20th. ■  In-hand trail: Sharpe, second; Anders, third. ■  Trail: Robbins, fourth; O’Meara, fifth; Roads, seventh; Anders, 15th. ■  Working rancher: Robbins, fourth; Anders, sixth. ■  Barrels: Meek, second; Duncan; eighth; Pace, 19th. ■  Individual flags: Duncan, second. ■  Figure 8: Robbins, fourth; Meek, seventh; Lundgren, 11th; Pace, 14th.

March 13 and April 17, at 9 a.m., 164 Four Winds Road, Port Angeles. Phone 360-457-6039. ■  Junior Rodeo unmounted roping practice: Fridays, Feb. 25 and March 11, at 6 p.m., followed by potluck, indoor arena at 509 Freshwater Bay. Phone Garth McCaleb, 360-477-6610. ■  Junior Rodeo royalty tryouts Saturday, March 5, 11 a.m. at Baker Stables, 164 Four Winds Road, Port Angeles. Phone Teresa BalEvents lou, 360-928-9691. ■  Backcountry Horse■  Events at Chimacum man Buckhorn Range chap- Creek Farms, 611 Ole ter meeting: Friday at Torkelson Road, Chimacum 7 p.m. at the Wambagh (for information, phone home. For information and Paula Stingle at 360-710directions, phone Bob Hoyle 5812). at 360-732-5042. ■  Winning Ways work■  Baker Stables School- shop for 4-H members with ing show: Sundays, Feb. 13, instructor Stingle on Sun■  Keyhole: Duncan, second. ■  Poles: Duncan, first; Robbins, fifth; Meek, seventh; Pace, 10th; Lundgren, 16th. ■  Steer daubing: Robbins, sixth; Meek, seventh. I look forward to sharing more on how our local riders are doing in WAHSET as the season progresses. For more information about events and scholarships, visit www.wahset.org.

days, Feb. 13 and 20 and March 6 and 20, noon to 4 p.m. ■  Horse camp for ages 4 to 13 on Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.; $50. ■  “Tips to Keep Your Horse Healthy Through the Year” on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free seminar by Sound Equine Veterinary Hospital’s Dr. Cary Hills and Dr. Claire Smith. General topics include lameness, nutrition and emergency care.

________ Karen Griffiths’ column, Peninsula Horseplay, appears every other Wednesday. If you have a horse event, clinic or seminar you would like listed, please e-mail Griffiths at kbg@ olympus.net at least two weeks in advance. You can also write Griffiths at PDN, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Briefly . . . Sophomore honored by Sequim Elks SEQUIM — Taylor Balkan, a sophomore at Sequim High School, was named January student of the month by Sequim Elks Lodge No. 2642. She was selected for her outstanding academic achievement. Balkan holds a 3.44 grade-point average, plays volleyball and basketball and sings in the high school choir. She enjoys writing, music and riding horses. Balkan would like to attend a four-year college after graduation and is interested in becoming a veterinarian. She is the daughter of Scott Balkan and Becky Stanton of Sequim.

Hello and goodbye PORT TOWNSEND — A “Hail and Farewell” reception to honor outgoing Bon Appetit at Fort Worden head chef Jay Payne and incoming chef Dusty Cope and general manager Rochelle Prather will be held Friday. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fort Worden Commons at Fort Worden State Park. Payne is moving on to become executive chef for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The casual reception will include local, sustainable, seasonal tastes and drinks along with the opportunity to thank Payne and get to know Cope and Prather. The event is open to the public. To RSVP, e-mail FWadmin@parks.wa.gov or phone 360-344-4441.

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Trip to Italy PORT ANGELES — About every three years since 1985, a group of players from the Port Angeles Symphony and their families, friends and neighbors Sequim Elks Lodge member Doug Metz presents an Elks Student of the have packed their carryMonth plaque to Sequim High School sophomore Taylor Balkan. ons, instruments and music stands for an international elephant in his coat,” said Participants can choose Lady of the Lake in Idaho tour. and Monte Toyon in the Northwest Magazine in a from 3.1-mile or just under The ninth group of this San Francisco Bay area. feature article on the magi- seven-mile routes along the trip will visit Italy from She will call mostly con- cian and his show. waterfront, Discovery Trail July 6 to 22. tra dances to the tunes of and city streets. Pipia presented “The The group trip will leave the Wharf Rats. For more information, Magic Chamber” for more from Seattle-Tacoma InterA dance workshop for all than a year to sold-out phone Sheila Everett at national Airport. dancers will start at houses in Port Townsend at 360-452-7356. Lodging will be in three7:30 p.m., with the dance to the Chameleon Theater. and four-star hotels. be held from 8 p.m. to “The magic happens lit- Wine society event Among the destinations 11 p.m. will be Rome, Florence, erally inches away from PORT ANGELES — Cost is $6 for adults, $3 Venice, Milan, the Leaning your eyes,” said Pipia. The Olympic Peninsula for ages 3 to 18 and free for Tower of Pisa, Sorrento, Tickets are $18. Enological Society will the younger children. They may be purchased present a wine tasting with Lake Maggiore and Verona. For more information, Cost for the trip is in person at the Port Olympic Cellars Winery’s visit ptcommunitydance. $4,400. A $500 nonrefundTownsend Food Co-op, 414 new winemaker, Virginia blogspot.com. able but transferable Kearney St., or through Bougue, on Sunday, Feb. 27. deposit is due as soon as Brown Paper Tickets at The tasting and discusMagic show set possible. 800-838-3006 or online at sion will be held at Olympic Air and land transportaPORT TOWNSEND — brownpapertickets.com. Cellars Winery, 255410 U.S. tion, hotels, 15 breakfasts The magic of Joey Pipia is Highway 101, at 5 p.m. and six dinners and featured in “The Magic Volkswalk slated Bougue’s has made wine planned and guided tours Chamber: 60 minutes, 30 in Provence in France and PORT ANGELES — are included in the price. seats, One Outrageous in Walla Walla, and she will The Olympic Peninsula Tips for guides and drivEvent” at the Northwind discuss what she will bring ers are not included. Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson Explorers will walk along The Port Angeles Symthe Port Angeles waterfront to Olympic Cellars. St., at 7 p.m. Saturday. Saturday. Pipia is touring “The Walkers will meet at the Magic Chamber” through the Northwest, ending with Red Lion Hotel lobby, 221 N. Lincoln St., at 9 a.m. a three-week run at the A carpool will leave the Intiman Theater in Seattle Sequim QFC parking lot at this April. “This man could hide an 8:30 a.m. CATHOLIC SCHOOL

phony Orchestra is not associated with this tour. For more information, phone 360-928-2607. Checks can be made out to Globus and sent to Gay Knutson, 734 Graul Ramapo Road, Port Angeles, WA 98363.

Valentine’s ball NORDLAND — A “Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Ball” will be held at the Fort Flagler State Park Theater from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 per couple, $2 for each additional daughter. The price includes a photo. The event is sponsored by Friends of Fort Flagler and the Chimacum PTSA. It is open to all ages. Volunteers are needed to help with the event. For more information, phone 360-385-3701. Peninsula Daily News

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Get ready to spill the beans on adzuki. Wait. You’ve never heard of adzuki beans? You will. These pint-size packages of protein have been moving from the shelves of ethnic markets to big chains. They’re even showing up in snack foods and ice cream. Making a leap into the mainstream of cooking, adzuki beans don’t have to be soaked for use like most legumes and are an excellent source of protein. As for the multiple names, the beans come from Asia, and there have been

some translation issues. “They’re becoming a lot more mainstream,” said Wendy Esko, marketing assistant in charge of product development and research at Eden Foods. Whatever you call them, the beans cropped up in America in the 1960s as part of the macrobiotic movement, said Esko. Vibrantly colored and sweet, adzuki are commonly used in desserts in Asian cooking, but in America they often are put to savory use, mixed into salads, cooked with rice and dropped into soups. Like other beans, adzuki are a good source of protein.

Unlike many other dried legumes, they don’t have to be soaked before cooking. And now they’ve even made their way into snack foods. Boulder Canyon Natural Foods sells several varieties of chips made from rice and adzuki beans, including chipotle cheese flavored and sun-dried tomato and basil. The beans also are showing up in American gelato. To find adzuki beans, you may need to check the natural foods section of the grocer. If you’re watching your sodium, rinse the beans under cool water briefly before adding to the salad.

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PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College economics and environmental science professor Daniel Underwood will talk about the research efforts involved in the Rainy Creek Biodiversity Project when he presents “Adventures in Forest Ecology” at Peninsula College. The talk is part of the college’s Studium Generale program and will be held in the school’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd, at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17. The Rainy Creek Biodiversity Project is a research effort Underwood first undertook in 2005 when he began working with Verne Farrell, a silviculturalist with the Olympic

National Forest. The project involves developing several ways of thinning the forest to accelerate development of a complex forest to support biodiversity. In 2007, Underwood began working with his undergraduate research teams to establish permanent sample plots in treated areas as well as in a control area, which was left untouched. Their work has involved measuring plants species and trees and sampling soil moisture and sunlight on the forest floor. They have also sampled small mammals. “We now have a good idea of what the forest looked like in terms of distribution of net primary

productivity from the ground to the upper canopy of the forest,” Underwood said. “We also have some idea of the availability of prey species for predators like the northern spotted owl and acceleration of habitat development, which the Northwest Forest Plan calls for.” This summer, Underwood and his students hope to return to the forest to begin measuring how the forest is responding. “This can be a long-term study to measure changes in forest health and forest complexity, extracting residual forest products to support local industry with corresponding positive impacts on income and employment,” Underwood said.

Briefly . . . Boater safety classes set into March SEQUIM — The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer American Boating Safety classes in February and March. Classes will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, and Friday, March 18, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, and Saturday, March 19. All courses will be held be held at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St. This year, everyone 35 and younger who intends to operate a powerboat with a horsepower rating of 15 or greater needs to have a Washington State Boaters Education Card. This course provides that certification. Cost is $12 for auxiliary members, $25 for the public. For more information, e-mail Auxiliary Public Education Officer Sylvia Oster at uscgamail@yahoo.com or phone 360-456-6644.

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Wildlife Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, March 5. Each $30 ticket to the fundraiser will include a guided tour of the center at 1051 Oak Court in Sequim from noon to 2 p.m. and a New Orleans-style dinner and party at Kokopelli Grill at 203 E. Front Street in Port Angeles at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased at www. nwraptorcenter.com/event. htm. The dinner portion of the event will include a costume contest, live music from Double Exposure and a silent auction of “numerous high-quality products” and pieces of art donated to the center, the event announcement said. The food is being donated by Kokopelli Grill owners Michael and Candy McQuay. Proceeds of the event will go toward the The Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center, a volunteer-run nonprofit organization.

Feiro Marine Life Center on Port Angeles City Pier, 315 N. Lincoln St. Alden works for research assistant professor Deborah Kelly at the UW. He has a Bachelor of Science in geology from Western Washington University and has participated in research fellowships at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and the U.S. Geological Survey. His current research projects include the creation of highly detailed geologic maps of the Lost City Hydrothermal Field near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge based on 2000, 2003 and 2005 cruise data; highresolution geologic mapping of the Endeavour hydrothermal system southwest of Vancouver Island; and the development of a metadata capture system for high-definition video from submersible vehicles. Science lecture Suggested donation is $5. PORT ANGELES — To RSVP, phone 360Alden Denny, a University 417-6254. of Washington oceanograThe event is sponsored phy grad student, will discuss hydrothermal vents at by the Olympic Coast the Feiro Marine Life Cen- National Marine Sanctuary and Arthur D. Feiro Marine ter’s Speaker Series at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Life Center. Peninsula Daily News The talk will be held at

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