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Is it the flu? Maybe, maybe not Clallam, Jefferson seeing higher level of respiratory syncytial virus this year By Leah Leach and Paul Gottlieb
“We’re seeing a higher level of RSV than other years,” Locke said, adding that there’s no vaccine for it. That doesn’t mean the flu isn’t going around.
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You’re coughing and have chills and fever. Your muscles ache. You have no energy. Is it the flu? Not necessarily. It could be something called respiratory syncytial virus — or RSV — which is especially serious for young children but that can affect others. “You’re sicker than the common cold, but it isn’t influenza,” said Dr. Tom Locke, public health officer for Clallam and Jefferson counties.
Verge of flu outbreak “We’re on the verge of the outbreak mode of the flu season” on the North Olympic Peninsula, Locke said Tuesday. “Each week, it gets a little worse.” Public schools inform the county public health office when they have 10 percent or more absenteeism because of illness.
On Feb. 18, the Port Angeles School District reported 11 percent absenteeism because of illness, Locke said. Such reports are usually about two weeks before the peak of the flu season, Locke said. No other school districts on the Peninsula have called in about absenteeism, he said. Both Olympic Medical Center and Jefferson Healthcare have had two labconfirmed cases of flu, Locke said. “We re definitely seeing flu in the community,” he added. But if you got a flu shot this year, then influenza probably isn’t the source of your malaise. Each year’s flu vaccine is actually the product of experts’ best guess about which strain will cover the Earth that year. Some years, the experts
guess wrong. That isn’t the case this year.
Vaccine covers all strains “All the influenza we’re seeing in the U.S. are the strains covered by the flu vaccine,” Locke said. It takes about 10 to 14 days for the vaccine to start working, he added. It isn’t infallible, though. It covers the vast majority of people, but not all. And not all influenza-like illness is caused by influenza virus. “Any flu season, there’s always a mix of influenza and influenza-like illness,” Locke said. Locke said only about 20 percent of those with influenza-like illness actually have the flu. Turn
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The Water Street repaving began Monday, limiting access to the Jefferson County Historical Society, left, and the Northwest Maritime Center, right.
Water Street work closes PT’s busiest thoroughfare Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — After a weather-imposed delay, work on the Water Street repaving and sidewalk replacement has begun. Downtown’s busiest thoroughfare closed between Monroe Street and Adams Street on Monday and is scheduled to be reopened March 25. During the closure, through traffic is being routed through Quincy Street and Washington Street, with semitruck and recreational vehicle traffic detoured into the Uptown neighborhood. While the sidewalks are being replaced, a temporary path will allow pedestrian access to the Northwest Maritime Center, said Tom Miller, project manager. After Water Street is reopened, the next step will be the paving of both sides of Madison Street, scheduled for completion April 15. Also to be finished April 15 is the paving and landscaping of Pope Marine Park. Turn
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Peninsula College massage therapy student Marisa Christopher, left, practices her bodywork technique on fellow student Jamie Rychlik on the campus Tuesday.
School to eliminate positions, programs Funding anticipated to drop $1.7 million over next two years By Tom Callis
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Judge considering roundabout lawsuit filed against city of PT By Charlie Bermant
the lawsuit last May challenging the city for eliminating one access to the business and claiming the city made promises it did not keep about its plans. The construction of the roundabout turned Fifth Street, which previously allowed traffic to turn off Sims Way and pull up to the front of the store, into a dead end, restricting access to the store and hurting the business, the complaint said. “This case is about property rights and whether the government should be allowed to violate them,” said the Kellys’ attorney, Shane Seaman of Port Hadlock. “And if you violate someone’s property rights, you are required to compensate them.” The Kellys’ original lawsuit was filed in Jefferson County Superior Court.
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■ Full-time positions eliminated: 17. The cuts would be made through seven retirements, four resignations, five layoffs and not renewing a contract that expires June 30. They are two faculty positions — in the massage and English programs — eight office support staff, two maintenance support staff and five administrative positions. ■ Part-time positions eliminated: four. The cuts would be made through the loss of the massage program and an administrative assistant position in the Bachelor of Applied Science program. The college currently has 8,737 students and 723 employees. Enrollment would be reduced by 50 full-time students. Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The state’s budget ax is once again falling on Peninsula College. In response to an expected loss of $1.7 million in state funding over the next two years, the college plans to eliminate 17 full-time positions, five part-time positions and its massage and fisheries associate degree programs, as well as reduce annual enrollment by 50 full-time students. The college eliminated nine positions in 2009 in the face of $1.5 million in cuts. The cuts, announced to staff members Friday, are based on Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposed budget and may change depending on what measures the state Legislature passes. College President Tom Keegan said the purpose of the cuts, to be approved by the board of trustees, is to avoid reducing the The cuts involve the loss of two faculty quality of college offerings. “We are not going to sacrifice quality, positions — one in the massage program, and we’re not going to sacrifice academic the other in the English Department. rigor as we cut the budget,” he said The English faculty member is retiring, “However, with cuts of that magnitude, Keegan said. something has to give. Turn to Cuts/A4 “And what’s going to give is access.”
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PORT TOWNSEND — The owners of a hardware store who filed a lawsuit against the city of Port Townsend saying that the Thomas Street roundabout caused a significant loss to business have filed a motion for summary judgement that would send the case to trial. Federal Judge Ronald B. Leighton’s ruling, which is expected within 45 days of the Feb. 11 filing, could instead favor the city — which has filed its own motion for summary judgement asking the judge to dismiss all claims — and end the lawsuit. Leighton may ask to hear oral arguments in the case or could decide to make his ruling based on the case file. Ken and Jane Kelly, co-owners of Vintage Hardware at 2000 W. Sims Way, filed
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Katie Holmes sues Star over cover KATIE HOLMES SUED the publishers of Star Magazine on Tuesday, accusing them of libel over a magazine cover that insinuated she was a drug addict. The actress filed the lawsuit against American Media Inc. in federal court in Los Angeles. Holmes She said a January cover that featured the headline “Katie DRUG SHOCKER!” was false and not supported by the actual story in the magazine. The cover featured a disheveled picture of Holmes, and the story itself claimed she was “trapped in a cycle of addictive treatments,” based on interviews with former Scientology members. “Star Magazine’s malicious claims about Katie are untrue, unethical and unlawful,” Holmes’ attorney,
Bert Fields, wrote in a statement. “Not only do they cruelly defame Katie, they play a cheap trick on the public, making ridiculously false claims on the cover unsupported by anything inside.” The complaint also states the cover story implies that Holmes is looking to split from husband Tom Cruise, which the lawsuit states is untrue. Star Magazine is standing by its story and said in a statement that it raises significant concerns about Church of Scientology practices, including the use of e-meters, devices that practitioners believe detect mental trauma. Holmes, who starred in the television series “Dawson’s Creek” and numerous films, is seeking more than $50 million in damages.
Aguilera arrested Singer Christina Aguilera and her boyfriend have been arrested on suspicion of being drunk in a car that was stopped on a West Hollywood, Calif., street. Sheriff’s Deputy Bill McSweeney said Aguilera was a passenger in the car
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Christina Aguilera, right, arrives with Matthew Rutler for the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., in mid-January. that was stopped at about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. Her boyfriend, 25-yearold Matthew Rutler, was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence. His bail was set at $30,000. McSweeney said Aguilera appeared to be extremely intoxicated and unable to look after her own welfare. A sheriff’s website said she was booked on suspicion of a misdemeanor, but McSweeney said she’s essentially being held at the West Hollywood sheriff’s station for her own protection and is expected to be released without facing criminal charges.
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SUZE ROTOLO, 67, an artist and Bob Dylan’s girlfriend and lyrical muse when he came to prominence in the early 1960s, died Friday. Ms. Rotolo, whose relationship with the singer lasted only a few years from the time she Ms. Rotolo was 17, died of lung cancer in New York City, said her agent, Sarah Lazin. So taken was Dylan, his 1963 album, “The Freewheelin Bob Dylan,” was fronted by the iconic photo of the artist and Ms. Rotolo walking arm in arm on a snowy Greenwich Village street. “The fact is that from early on, Suze’s left-wing politics had an impact on Dylan’s early writing,” said Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis. “There’s no question that she became both an abstract muse and a very practical one. He has said that he would run songs past her.” DeCurtis thinks their relationship waned when she became overwhelmed by the worldwide fame that cascaded down on him as an icon of his era. Ms. Rotolo, who remained
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an activist all her life, is also believed to be the subject of a number of legendary Dylan songs, including “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right,” “Boots of Spanish Leather” and “Tomorrow Is a Long Time.”
THE REV. PETER J. GOMES, 68, a nationally influential Baptist minister and advocate for tolerance who oversaw Harvard University’s Memorial Church for more than 30 years, has died. The Rev. Gomes died Monday in Cambridge, Mass., of complications from a stroke, according to The Rev. Gomes a university in 2000 statement. The Rev. Gomes described himself as a cultural conservative but stunned the Harvard community in 1991 when he
said he was gay in response to harassment against gays on campus. He published 11 volumes of sermons, as well as books, including 1996’s The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart, in which he analyzed the Bible’s use in marginalizing Jews, blacks, women and gays. He condemned those who used the Bible to justify racism, oppression and homophobia but also steadfastly defended the text’s message.
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Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications
■ The photographer who shot the Kalaloch winter storm waves photo on Page C1 Sunday is John Vass. Vass also shot the photo of the sea stack on the same page. His name was misspelled, and the sea stack photo was incorrectly attributed. Also, to clarify, the price of $315 per night for an ocean-facing Bluff cabin is for a two-bedroom cabin. The smallest ocean-facing bluff cabins are $229 per night, said Chris McKinney, director of sales and marketing for Aramark on the Olympic Peninsula. ■ The wedding announcement for Cassandra Anderson and Jim Zitarrosa of Sequim, which appeared in Sunday’s edition of Peninsula Woman, contained an incorrect name for the mother of the bride. She is Kathleen Anderson of Sequim.
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1936 (75 years ago) Casper Maxfield, 55, rancher in the Shuwah Prairie district between Beaver and Forks, drowned when his borrowed car plunged from the Olympic Highway into Lake Crescent. The car, a brown Ford two-door sedan, was pulled from the lake shortly before noon today with Maxfield’s body still behind the wheel. Bill Payne, a freight truck driver, saw the headlights from the sunken car shining from a depth of more than 50 feet in the lake. He rushed an alarm to
the nearby fish hatchery, noting that about 30 feet of guardrail had been torn out. Hatchery Superintendent Ken Hodgeboom telephone Sheriff Charles Kemp and word spread quickly.
1961 (50 years ago) Mike Nelson, 13, from Queen of Angels School in Port Angeles won the Port Angeles Evening News Port Angeles hoop shoot title at Roosevelt High School gym. Nelson calmly tossed in 19 out of 25 free throws through the hoop to beat out Ed Bedford of Roose
velt and Dennis Reynolds of Dry Creek School. Bedford hit 17 and Reynolds 11. All three will represent their respective schools at the district tournament in Bremerton next week.
1986 (25 years ago) Last December’s Port Angeles oil spill affected a significantly higher number of waterfowl than was earlier estimated, according to a report submitted to the state Department of Game. The report, written by Terence Wahl, who collected data from a low-fly-
ing aircraft as well as from bird rescuers, said about 4,000 birds — not 2,500 estimated earlier — were killed as a result of the oil. The tanker Arco Anchorage ran around in Port Angeles Harbor, sending a spill that eventually stretched from Dungeness Spit to Neah Bay.
Laugh Lines NEW YORK CITY has gone for days now without any measurable snowfall. Kids are back to making good old-fashioned garbage angels. Jimmy Fallon
Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, March 2, the 61st day of 2011. There are 304 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: ■ On March 2, 1861, the state of Texas, having seceded from the Union, was admitted to the Confederacy. The Territory of Nevada came into existence under an act signed by President James Buchanan. On this date: ■ In 1793, the first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Va. ■ In 1836, the Republic of Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico. ■ In 1877, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the
winner of the 1876 presidential election over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden, even though Tilden had won the popular vote. ■ In 1899, Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state was established. ■ In 1917, Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act. ■ In 1939, Roman Catholic Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was elected pope on his 63rd birthday; he took the name Pius XII. ■ In 1943, the World War II Battle of the Bismarck Sea began; U.S. and Australian warplanes were able to inflict heavy damage on a Japanese convoy. ■ In 1977, the U.S. House of
Representatives adopted a strict code of ethics. ■ In 1989, representatives from the 12 European Community nations agreed to ban all production of CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) by the end of the 20th century. ■ In 1990, more than 6,000 drivers went on strike against Greyhound Lines Inc.; the company, later declaring an impasse in negotiations, fired the strikers. ■ Ten years ago: The United Nations tried in vain to persuade Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to reverse its decision to destroy a pair of giant, ancient statues of Buddha and other Buddhist relics that the regime considered idolatrous. ■ Five years ago: President George W. Bush and Indian Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh announced a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation deal in New Delhi. The Senate voted 89-10 to renew the USA Patriot Act. “Killer nurse” Charles Cullen, who’d murdered 22 patients in New Jersey alone, was sentenced in Somerville to spend the rest of his life in prison. ■ One year ago: Authorities in San Diego County found the body of 17-year-old Chelsea King, who’d been missing since Feb. 25, 2010; John Albert Gardner III later pleaded guilty to raping and murdering King and another victim, 14-year-old Amber Dubois; he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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Briefly: Nation House votes for cuts, averting shutdown now
Murtha.” But a spokeswoman for Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said he is sticking WASHINGTON — The House with his decion Tuesday approved a two-week sion to name a budget measure that cuts $4 bil- warship for lion in federal spending. the Pennsylva- Murtha Senate Democrats said they nia Democrat, would quickly pass the bill and a retired Marine Reserves colonel send it to President Obama, and former chairman of a House averting any immediate threat of defense appropriations panel, a government shutdown when who died in February. current financing runs out Friday. “That the Congressman’s But the bill, approved on a unwavering support of our Sailbipartisan vote of 335 to 91, ors and Marines, and in particuextends only through March 18 lar our wounded warriors, was — allowing little time for the well known and deeply appreciRepublican-led House and the ated,” Capt. Beci Brenton said in Democratic-led Senate to bridge an e-mail. substantial divisions over how “ . . . The Secretary does not much to cut spending for the intend to change the name.” remainder of the fiscal year that Deep cuts in Wis. ends Sept. 30. In a sign of continuing partiMADISON, Wis. — After san tensions over spending, Dem- focusing for weeks on his proocrats said Speaker John A. posal to strip public employees of Boehner had rebuffed overtures collective bargaining rights, Gov. from the White House and SenScott Walker on Tuesday preate to approve a 30-day extension sented his full budget proposal with $8 billion in spending cuts — a plan that cuts to provide some breathing room $1.5 billion in aid to public for the broader negotiations. schools and government but avoids any tax or fee increases, Murtha still afloat furloughs or widespread layoffs. WASHINGTON — The Navy Walker said the cuts could be says it is forging ahead with its paid for in large part by forcing decision to name a warship for government employees to pay the late Rep. John Murtha, more for their pension and health care benefits. But his prodespite protests the decorated posal to do that — and to elimiVietnam War veteran was disloyal in his 2006 accusation that nate most collective bargaining — remains in limbo after Senate Marines had murdered Iraqi Democrats fled the state to precivilians. Three Facebook sites opposing vent a vote. The governor released his the Navy’s April 2010 decision two-year budget in part to supbristle with thousands of angry postings. The Navy website with port his argument that public worker concessions are essential the announcement drew critical to confront a projected $3.6 bilcomments. The Washington lion shortfall. Times voiced its outrage in an The Associated Press editorial entitled “Sink the
Briefly: World Gadhafi’s forces retake towns near capital TRIPOLI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi’s forces battled poorly armed rebels Tuesday for control of towns near the capital as they tried to create a buffer zone around his seat of power. The increasingly violent clashes threatened to transform the 15-day popular rebellion in Libya into a drawn-out civil war. Amid the intensified fighting, the international community stepped up moves to isolate the longtime Libyan leader. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he ordered two ships into the Mediterranean, including the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, and he is sending 400 Marines to the vessel to replace some troops that left recently for Afghanistan.
whom the U.S. has linked to alQaida. “Go on until you achieve your demands,” Sheik Abdul-Majid al-Zindani told tens of thousands of demonstrators in the capital of Sanaa. Some warned that the current political turmoil and possible collapse of Saleh’s regime could give a further opening to Yemen’s offshoot of the global terror network known as alQaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
Death penalty in India
AHMADABAD, India — An Indian court sentenced 11 Muslims to death Tuesday after finding them guilty of setting fire to a train in which 60 Hindus were killed nine years ago, an act that triggered one of India’s worst outbursts of communal violence. The 11 were among the 31 Muslims who were convicted last week of being part of a criminal conspiracy that led to the deaths of 60 people in the fire on the Sabarmati Express U.S., Israel blamed train coach packed with Hindu SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s pilgrims in western Gujarat embattled president Tuesday state in 2002. accused the U.S., his closest ally, Judge P.R. Patel sentenced of instigating the mounting pro- the remaining 20 defendants to tests against him, but the gam- life in prison, prosecutor J.M. bit failed to slow the momentum Panchal said. for his ouster. Sixty-three others were In a speech to about 500 stu- acquitted, including Maulvi dents and lecturers at Sanaa Umarji, a local politician who University, President Ali Abdul- prosecutors said was the leader lah Saleh claimed the U.S., of the mob that set fire to the along with Israel, is behind the train. protest movement. The train deaths set off days Hundreds of thousands ralof communal riots when Hindu lied in cities across Yemen in mobs rampaged through Musthe largest anti-government lim neighborhoods, towns and protests of the past month, villages in Gujarat from Februincluding a gathering addressed ary to April 2002. by an influential firebrand cleric The Associated Press
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Sgt. Cornelius Trammell clears a hurdle as he demonstrates one of the elements of the Army’s new “combat readiness” test at Fort Jackson, S.C., on Tuesday.
Combat-ready fitness goal of new Army test By Susanne M. Schafer The Associated Press
FORT JACKSON, S.C. — Situps don’t make a soldier, the Army has decided. So its 30-yearold fitness requirements are getting a battlefield-inspired makeover. Soon, every soldier will have to run on a balance beam with two 30-pound canisters of ammunition, drag a sled weighted with 180 pounds of sandbags and vault over obstacles while carrying a rifle. Those were just some of the tests the Army unveiled Tuesday as it moves toward making its physical training look more like combat. Right now, soldiers have to complete sit-ups, pushups and a two-mile run twice a year within times that vary by age and gender. Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, the general in charge of the Army’s initial military training, said he has been working to change that test for years. Hertling said the current test “does not adequately measure components of strength, endurance or mobility,” or predict how well a soldier would do under fire. A new annual “combat readi-
ness” test includes running 400 meters — about a quarter of a mile — with a rifle, moving through an obstacle course in full combat gear and crawling and vaulting over obstacles while aiming a rifle. Soldiers also will have to run on a balance beam while carrying 30-pound ammo boxes and do an agility sprint around a course field of cones. Soldiers also will have to drag sleds weighted with sandbags to test their ability to pull a fallen comrade from the battlefield. The combat test might be given before deployments as well as annually, but that has not been decided.
Some elements remain The Army will keep elements of its old assessment in a “physical readiness” test, which adds such things as a 60-yard shuttle run and a standing long jump to one minute of pushups and a 1.5mile timed run. This might be given every six months, said Frank Palkoska, head of the Army’s Fitness School at Fort Jackson. Hertling said trials of the new program are starting this month at eight bases, including Joint
Base Lewis-McChord, and the plan could be adopted Army-wide after reviews later this year. Soldiers who ran the proposed “combat readiness” portion of the test Tuesday told reporters the exercises were tough, even for combat veterans. The tests will be given to all soldiers and officers, including Army Reserves and National Guard, even those recalled soldiers who are now older than 60, officials said. Specific gender and age standards are still being worked out, Palkoska said. The shift follows other Army efforts to overhaul training, improve diets and help older soldiers keep fit. Hertling said the Army is trying to better-prepare soldiers for the 40 to 70 pounds of weapons and body armor many of them need to carry in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Army also is hoping to reduce injuries — both in the field and from repetitive exercises. The program also will be tested at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; Fort Benning, Ga.; Fort Sill, Okla.; Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Bragg, N.C.; and at the Army’s military academy at West Point.
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WASHINGTON — Republican governors and members of Congress vowed Tuesday to fight an Obama administration plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection. The GOP officials said the plan would circumvent Congress’s authority and could be used to declare a vast swath of public land off-limits to oil-and-gas drilling. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., said the policy threatens the economy in rural Western states and accused the Obama administration of waging a “war on the West.” Idaho Gov. Butch Otter called the plan “a drastic change in public policy for public lands that was done without public input.” He called on Congress to “take back its authority” and block the
new policy. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, appearing with Otter at a hearing before the House Natural Resources Committee, called on the GOP-led panel to “help us right a very real and very damaging wrong.” Herbert said a December order by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar was harming rural communities throughout Utah whose economies rely on use of public lands. “This order hinders rural economic development and hurts key funding sources for Utah’s school children,” Herbert said, noting that royalties from mineral development are a primary founding sources for Utah schools. Salazar announced plans in December to reverse a Bush-era policy and make millions of acres of public land again eligible for wilderness protection. The socalled wild lands plan replaces a 2003 policy — dubbed by critics as
“No More Wilderness” — that opened Western lands to commercial development. A spokeswoman for Salazar called the new policy a commonsense solution that will help the agency better-manage public lands, waters and wildlife. “As a Westerner himself, Secretary Salazar believes that the wild lands policy is a straightforward, practical approach that restores balance to the management of public lands,” spokeswoman Kendra Barkoff said. The policy by itself does not itself create any wild lands designation, nor does it require that any particular lands be protected, said Bob Abbey, director of the Bureau of Land Management. Designation as wild land can only be made after public comments and review and does not necessarily prohibit motor vehicle use or the staking of new mining claims, Abbey said.
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THE HEALTH BOARD in Webster, Mass., has approved a plan to shame owners of rundown buildings into fixing and securing their properties. The plan approved Monday allows the town to place 4-by-8-foot signs on the sides of dilapidated buildings with the owner’s names, address and telephone number. Selectman Mark Dowgiewicz said it costs up to $9,000 per year for police responses and other expenses to deal with squatters, vandals and other problems. Building owners have ignored requests from the town to secure vacant properties.
TURNS OUT ALL it took to top Watson, the “Jeopardy!”-winning computer, was a rocket scientist. U.S. Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey is just such a scientist. The success of Holt — a five-time champion during the trivia show’s original run 35 years ago — topped the IBM computer Monday night in a “Jeopardy!” exhibition match of congressmen vs. machine held at a Washington hotel. Holt, a Democrat, built a lead in categories including “Presidential Rhyme Time,” in which the correct response to “Herbert’s military strategy” was “Hoover’s maneuvers.”
A NEW ISRAELI weapons system knocked down a Palestinian anti-tank rocket in its first combat test Tuesday, the military said. Palestinian militants said they fired a rocket-propelled grenade at an Israeli tank as it patrolled near the GazaIsrael border, a frequent occurrence. The “Trophy” system sensed the incoming rocket and fired its own projectile, blowing it up away from the tank, the military said. Tanks have relied on heavier and thicker armor plating. If the technology works consistently, it could allow the construction of smaller, lighter and more efficient tanks.
THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE Station got a sorely needed storage room Tuesday, a 21-foot-long supply closet packed with goods and a humanoid robot that will remain boxed up for another two months. The space station and space shuttle crews teamed up to attach the newest module, using a hefty robot arm to anchor it down. It became the 13th room at the sprawling outpost and the only one devoted entirely to storage. Built in Italy, the new compartment is named Leonardo, after Leonardo da Vinci.
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Lawsuit: Received support of former councilman Continued from A1 cussed this with city planners.â€? Kelly has received the It requested the judge determine the damage support of former Port Townsend City Councilman amount. Its move to federal dis- Geoff Masci, who said in a trict court at the cityâ€™s Feb. 11 declaration that the request means the cost of city chose the location of the the award will be deter- Thomas Street roundabout mined at trial if it occurs, â€œbefore the necessary studSeaman said. ies justifying its location were performed.â€? Improvement Masci, who chaired the Ken Kelly built the Vic- Public Works Committee torian-style building espe- during the time the roundcially for his business, relo- abouts were approved, said cating from California, and 12 alternatives were winmade about $300,000 in nowed down to four without improvements required by any input from his committhe city to Fifth Street at tee. his own expense, he said in â€œThe City Council went a court filing. from presentations of alterâ€œHad I known the city natives at one [meeting to was going to tear out my vote] for approval at improvements and cut off another meeting with no my direct access to Sims intervening studies or analWay three years later, I ysis,â€? Masci said in his decwould never have agreed to laration. improve and install Fifth Street as required,â€? Kelly City: Case has no merit said in his Jan. 5 declaraCity Attorney John tion. â€œThrough the permitting Watts said the Kellysâ€™ case process, the design and the has no merit and that the substantial discussions city has operated within the with the city regarding this law. â€œA municipality has the project, it was always my belief that Fifth Street was authority to change traffic our parking lot with a direct configurations and close access to [state Highway] streets, and does not owe 20, and I personally dis- abutting owners any com-
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Prior to the construction of the Thomas Street roundabout, Vintage Hardware customers could drive up to the store on a through street, but the construction blocked that access. pensation so long as reasonable access remains,â€? Watts wrote in an e-mail to the Peninsula Daily News. Watts said Fifth Street in front of Vintage Hard-
ware is a city street that the city controls and is not a private parking lot. â€œThe Kellys are not entitled to control the design of a public road project. That
design was approved by a majority vote of elected representatives following several years of process and review of alternatives,â€? Watts wrote.
__________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or at charlie. bermant@peninsuladailynews. com.
Virus: Flu often causes fever, cough, headaches Continued from A1 cases we are seeing,â€? Walker said. The state Department of Neither Olympic Medical Center nor Jefferson Health said the flu virus Healthcare has seen a dra- has been circulating in most matic spike in flu-like ill- communities during the nesses including serious past few weeks, sometimes colds, OMC spokesman Jeff at increasing levels, and Anderson and Jefferson will likely continue to circuHealthcare Infection Pre- late throughout March. Flu often causes fever, ventionist Cynthia Walker cough, sore throat, muscle said. â€œWe are seeing a gradual aches, headaches and incline in the number of fatigue.
People at high risk for complications of flu include those younger than 5 years old but especially children younger than 2 years old, those 65 years or older, pregnant women and those with underlying medical conditions, including being severely overweight. Those at high risk for complications who have flu symptoms should contact their health care pro-
vider immediately. Antiviral medications can decrease the likelihood of complications. Treatment works best when started early. People who have flu symptoms should stay away from others, cover their coughs and wash their hands frequently to avoid spreading the infection. Since flu is likely to circulate for several weeks, it
is still beneficial to get the flu vaccine if you havenâ€™t already. Clallam County Health & Human Services is not providing seasonal influenza vaccinations to adults this year. Shots are offered at many pharmacies and other locations. Jean Baldwin, director of Jefferson County Public Health, said the vaccine is still available at Safeway
and at doctorâ€™s offices. For more information on Jefferson County immunizations, visit www.jeffersoncounty publichealth.org.
________ Managing Editor/News Leah Leach can be reached at 360-4173531 or leah.leach@peninsula dailynews.com. Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb can be reached at 360-417-3536 or at paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily news.com.
Cuts: Fisheries program to be eliminated now Continued from A1 in enrollment will be made through the loss of the fishNo faculty cuts would be eries and massage promade at the collegeâ€™s loca- grams, as well as reductions tions in Port Townsend and in spaces available with the collegeâ€™s â€œadult special Forks, he said. Cuts to enrollment and interest courses,â€? such as classes come at a time when basic computer classes. more people, mostly unemployed, are seeking a com- Massage program munity college education, No new students will be Keegan acknowledged. accepted into the massage â€œMy preference is to program. serve every citizen of ClalThe program, which lam and Jefferson counties would technically be suswho wants to come here,â€? he pended, has 13 students, said. each of whom will be The 3-percent reduction allowed to finish their
classes, said Aleilah Lawson, program coordinator. The Fisheries and Aquaculture Program would be eliminated immediately. The programâ€™s one faculty member, Jack Ganzhorn, will teach other science classes, Keegan said. Some fisheries-related classes will still be offered under other programs, but there wonâ€™t be a degree or certificate. Ganzhorn is on sabbatical, and none of the programâ€™s classes have been taught this year.
The fisheries degree has been offered at the college for decades, at least since the 1970s. Keegan said those two programs were selected because they have a â€œhigher cost,â€? in terms of the ratio of students to teachers, than others. While the massage program has had solid enrollment, the fisheries program has languished, with only seven students enrolled last year, he said. â€œItâ€™s pretty much been in single digits in the recent history,â€? Keegan said. Keegan said the cuts will go into effect in July, the beginning of the budget cycle. But one employee has already received her pink slip.
Lila Morris said she was notified last Wednesday that she has two weeks left as assistant to the director of the Bachelor of Applied Science program. â€œWe knew that somebody, that people were going to get laid off,â€? she said. â€œWe didnâ€™t know who. â€œI was hoping it wasnâ€™t me, but I guess it was.â€? Keegan said Morrisâ€™ job is one of the five part-time positions being eliminated and the only immediate layoff. The BAS programâ€™s director is retiring, and that position wonâ€™t be filled, he said. Those duties will be handled by other staff, Keegan said. The other four part-time positions being eliminated
Continued from A1 Michelle Sandoval said they could have proceeded Then, a bronze sculp- last summer, but merchants ture, â€œSalish Sea Circle,â€? by requested the street not be artist Gerard Tsutakawa closed during tourist seawill be installed at the corson. ner of Water and Madison The work was scheduled streets. to begin last Tuesday but was postponed until MonLong time coming day because of a forecast of The repairs and renovations are a long time com- extreme weather. â€œThe improvements to ing. At this weekâ€™s Jefferson Water Street are making it County Chamber of Com- better for our community,â€? merce luncheon, Mayor Sandoval said.
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MEDICAL LAKE â€” Aaron Lawrence finally called Inland Power after watching for four days as a cat sat atop a power pole in his neighborâ€™s yard outside Medical Lake. He told KHQ he worried the cat would touch a live wire and damage the transformer. He called Feb. 12, and a dispatcher told him heâ€™d be billed if linemen were sent out. Lawrence said he asked about options. The utility said he used offensive language and threatened to get a truck of his own. Either way, a crew was dispatched on a Saturday night. They arrived, found the pole and started up their truck. The sound apparently scared the cat off the pole; the animal vanished into the night. But thatâ€™s not the end. Lawrence was charged more than $385. He said heâ€™s thinking about whether heâ€™ll pay; KHQ said the utility is considering what it will do if he doesnâ€™t.
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are in the massage program. Three would lose their jobs in July, Keegan said. One would stay on until the last of the students graduate, likely in spring 2012, Lawson said. Lawson said she was more saddened than disappointed to hear her program would be suspended. Massage therapy, she said, has shown to be a good career for the unemployed. â€œYou can train for a great job in nine months,â€? Lawson said.
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Washington state jobless rate drops 11,000 jobs were added in January, officials say The Associated Press
OLYMPIA — Washington state added 11,000 jobs in January as the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 9.1 percent from 9.3 percent in December, officials said Tuesday. The 11,000 nonagricultural jobs added on a season-
ally adjusted basis represented the strongest month of job growth in more than three years — since November 2007, the month before the national recession began. “We’re certainly seeing positive news,” said Dave Wallace, chief economist for the state Employment Security Department.
“My instinct is to be some- role, which could mean more what cautious and see what revisions to the figures the revisions will be in the ahead. coming months.” But Employment Security Commissioner Paul Jeffco-Clallam next week Trause was optimistic. “It’s unusual to have job January’s unemployment rates for Clallam and Jeffer- gains in the middle of winter, son counties are scheduled so this is another positive for release next week, on sign that the recovery is under way,” Trause said. Tuesday. The state has added Wallace said the statewide figures released this 20,500 jobs from January week are the first ones under 2010 to January of this year. The dip in the seasonally a new national system in which the federal govern- adjusted unemployment rate ment plays a more central was led by job gains in pro-
fessional and business services at 5,600 jobs; 4,500 in education and health services; 1,500 in retail trade; 1,300 in leisure and hospitality; 1,200 in financial activities; 800 in transportation, warehousing and utilities; and 100 in mining and logging. Some industries, though, saw job losses. Wallace said construction continues to bleed jobs, losing 1,500 in January. Manufacturing lost 700, information 600, government 600, other services
500 and wholesale trade 100. About 338,000 people in Washington were unemployed and looking for work in December, and 245,225 people received unemployment benefits the same month, officials said. As of February, more than 40,000 people have exhausted all of their unemployment claims. But Wallace said that on a weekly basis, unemployment claims have dropped 12 percent since last year and 30 percent since 2009.
Clallam Bay customers urged to boil water By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News
CLALLAM BAY — Clallam Bay water customers who had service restored Tuesday night must now boil their water, or use bottled water, until test results show the water is safe. Clallam County Public Utility District customers east of the Breakwater Inn lost water service between
about 4 a.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday after a water main broke. PUD spokesman Michael Howe said the repair, originally expected to be completed at 5 p.m., took longer than expected because of the depth of the pipe. He did not know why the pipe broke. Howe said 130 homes and 30 commercial custom-
ers were affected. Clallam Bay residents who have had water service restored are urged to boil their water or use bottled water for cooking, drinking, making ice and brush teeth, the state Department of Health said. “The utility must disinfect and flush the waterlines and have the water tested for bacteria,” the
health advisory read. Test results will take 18 hours, at minimum, “so we’re hoping they’re back by Thursday,” Howe said. Tap water should be brought to a rolling boil for one minute to kill germs. The PUD said it also is important to conserve water. The PUD went door to door posting information
about the boil-water health advisory. The outage did not affect Sekiu or the Clallam Bay Correctional Facility. “I know the PUD called all of the customers that were on that line,” Howe said. “We did a reverse 9-1-1 deal.” A flashing electronic sign and message board at
Clallam Bay High School alerted residents of the outage. Classes were canceled because of the outage. For more information, visit www.clallampud.net or phone 360-452-9771 or 800-542-7859.
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Air Force Second Lt. Noel Davis-Carroll visits the grave of her brother, Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis, who died in Afghanistan in 2009. The grave is in Montesano in Grays Harbor County.
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When enemy fighters swarmed his unit, Tim called for air support and helped his brothers in arms fight to safety. At one point, he was dragging a soldier who had been fatally shot, refusing to leave him behind. Between Nov. 13, 2008, to when he died Feb. 20, 2009, he participated in more than 80 combat operations and processed more than 300 joint tactical air requests for assistance “with 100 percent effectiveness,” according to a statement from the Air Force. He received a second Bronze Star for his efforts. He died when a vehicle he
The plan is to go to Afghanistan in May 2012, if not earlier. She will keep a bag packed and be ready to be called on 24 hours’ notice. She will also have to keep her training current every 90 days. Her stay in Afghanistan would be for four to six months. She’s a second lieutenant now, and by May, she’ll be a first lieutenant with an eye toward captain in two years. She said she’s young enough that she very well may want to stay in the Reserve for the next 20 years and work her way up to colo-
nel. Her husband of six years, Warren Carroll, says he is understanding and very supportive. Together, they have a home in Des Moines. “I don’t want other people to have to go through what we went through,” Noel said. “If I can go over there to prevent a small part of that happening to another family, I think it would make me feel better,” she said. Her mom and dad are both obviously nervous about Noel’s involvement with the Air Force, given what happened to Tim. But both are very proud and offer nothing but encouraging words. “It’s going to be hard on us when your child is in danger, but what she wants to do is very honorable, to serve her country,” Sheldon said. “There’s a lot of mixed emotions with me,” Noel’s father said. “It’s a rare individual that can go through everything she’s gone through and to come out on top of it “She’s going right into the mouth of a lion where I lost a child. “And knowing that’s the place your child flew out of and she’s going to be going into that same air base, it’s more meaningful.”
Fuel cleanup done FORKS — Cleanup of a large diesel fuel spill on Hoh tribal land finished Tuesday, but a nearby wetland will be monitored for another week. The last of contaminated soil has been removed, and the wetland appears to be clean, said state Department of Ecology spokeswoman Kim Schmanke. Cowlitz Clean Sweep, hired by Pettit Oil, will continue to monitor the wetland, about 25 miles south of Forks, for contamination, she said. Both lanes of U.S. Highway 101, where the spill occurred, are open, Schmanke said. Up to 4,600 gallons of fuel spilled from the trailer of a Pettit Oil truck when it drove into a ditch last Wednesday. Peninsula Daily News
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ABERDEEN — After climbing a mountain with 50 pounds of gear on her back, eating bugs and skinning a rabbit, Noel DavisCarroll said she couldn’t help but think of her brother, a survivalist with the Air Force. It was two years ago that Montesano native Tim Davis, a special forces airman with the 23rd Tim Davis Special Tactics Squadron in Florida, died following a combat mission in Afghanistan. His sister, Noel, a graduate of Aberdeen High School, has spent the past year training as a member of the Air Force Reserve so that she can follow his footsteps back to the Middle East. All during training, Noel said Tim was on her mind. “I feel like he’s with me a lot,” she said, standing over his grave at Wynooche Cemetery near Montesano a few days before the anniversary of his death. “When it was really hard, I felt he was there with me. And it gave me strength thinking of him.” Noel will be a flight nurse, healing wounded soldiers in transit on C-17s. She had always felt a calling to heal people and has worked as a nurse in the emergency room at Highline Medical Center in Burien since 2007. But when Tim died Feb. 20, 2009, Noel said, she felt an instant desire to sign up with the Air Force Reserve and continue his legacy. “It’s been something I was thinking about, but when he died, it was something I knew I needed to do,” she said. Tim was a combat controller for the Air Force. He often accompanied
teams of Green Berets and served as the liaison between ground forces and the air support they often relied upon. That put him headfirst into some intense combat situations. He was awarded a Purple Heart when he was wounded by shrapnel from an insurgent’s bomb. As soon as he recovered from the wound, he went right back to Afghanistan. Soon after, his entire unit was awarded a Bronze Star when his team was searching for an insurgent in a Taliban village.
FORKS — High winds are forecast today on the West End. The National Weather Service posted a high wind warning Tuesday, an upgrade from Monday’s posting of a high wind watch. The warning is for Forks and Neah Bay, as well as Westport, Hoquiam and Ocean Shores. It will be in effect until 10 p.m. today. Forecasters said a strong front and deep lowpressure system will bring “strong and potentially damaging winds to the Washington coast” today. Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph, with gusts of up to 60 mph, are possible, they said. Storm-force winds are forecast for the waters off the Olympic Peninsula coast.
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last month. “This is a dangerous precedent and should be PORT ANGELES — The voted down,” Ahlgren said. City Council removed the “It makes a mockery of the local-level appeal of condi- law.” tional shoreline development permits Tuesday, a State makes decision move that cuts short an City staff said they proappeal to the council of its combined sewer overflow posed the change because the state Department of project. The Port Angeles City Ecology will make the final Council voted 5-2 to amend decision on the permit, the appealing process, with which was approved last council members Max month by the city’s PlanMania and Cherie Kidd ning Commission, and that they are following the counopposed. City Attorney Bill Bloor cil’s desire to no longer hear said after the decision that appeals. The council directed the rule change is not retroactive but does apply to staff members in January pending appeals of condi- to seek hiring a hearings tional shoreline permits, examiner to handle all such as the one filed by the appeals other than those of Olympic Environmental conditional shoreline perCouncil and Port Angeles mits. Ahlgren, who said an resident Tyler Ahlgren Peninsula Daily News
appeal will likely be filed to the state Shoreline Hearings Board once Ecology rules on the permit, and the environmental group are opposed to the city’s plans to use a nearly 5-milliongallon tank to store untreated sewage and stormwater that would otherwise overflow into Port Angeles Harbor during heavy rain.
Not superfluous Mania and Kidd said they doubted whether a hearing of the appeal by the council would really be useless. “I don’t consider this process superfluous,” Mania said. Said Kidd: “I just feel as a City Council member, I have a responsibility to hear the appeals of
the citizens.” Council members who voted for the change said they agree with city staff that the local-level appeal has little use for these permits since the state has the final say. They also said they think it’s better for a hearings examiner to handle these issues. Deputy Mayor Don Perry said handling the Nippon boiler appeal in December made him feel uncomfortable. “I don’t want to go through that again,” he said. Said Mayor Dan Di Guilio: “It’s not being uncomfortable that concerns me . . . it’s the technical aspect of the information. I don’t feel qualified to really understand it.” Ahlgren said he agrees
with the council that such to the state agency. appeals should be heard by But he questioned how a hearings examiner rather much weight Ecology would than the council members. give such a decision. “They don’t make their Local-level appeal decisions based on that,” But he said he believes Bloor said. there needs to be a local“They make their decilevel appeal, which is less sions based on statewide costly and time-consuming issues.” then taking the issue to the The policy change state Shoreline Hearings adopted by the council only Board. Port Angeles resident applies to conditional shoreJanet Marx also spoke line permits, which are the only permits that Ecology against the change. Bloor said there was no approves, he said. Bloor said staff will have reason to wait until the appeal is heard by the coun- a proposal to hire a hearcil before making the ings examiner to handle change because Ecology has other local-level appeals in the final say anyway. about a month. He did acknowledge that ________ the council could side with the appellants and direct Reporter Tom Callis can be the Planning Commission reached at 360-417-3532 or at to change its ruling, which tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. acts as a recommendation com.
Adult homes get attention in Legislature By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press
OLYMPIA — The state Senate approved several bills Tuesday night that stemmed from investigative projects by local journalism organizations. The bills now move to the state House for consideration there. Bills must pass both the House and Senate before they can be signed into law by Gov. Chris Gregoire. Senators approved unanimously a bill that further defines financial exploitation
of senior citizens, a measure that prime sponsor state Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, said was a small piece of a proposed overhaul to longterm care of elderly adults. She said the total package of bills moving through the Legislature was prompted by a Seattle Times investigation that found that adult-home deaths from neglect occur at strikingly higher rates than comparable deaths at nursing homes. She added that lawmakers are taking a closer look at the system and the state’s
role in it. Senators also unanimously approved a bill that would order the Department of Labor & Industries to create standards on how to handle chemotherapy drugs. This past year, the independent nonprofit journalism outlet InvestigateWest reported that nurses who handled such drugs are exposed to health problems. Also Tuesday, senators approved with little opposition a bill that would make a company responsible for an oil spill liable for the conse-
quences of the cleanup. That measure differed from a version passed in the House, which included extra contingency planning requirements for tank vessels and would require Ecology to request that the federal government contribute to Washington’s caches of relief equipment to ensure the best possible response. The House bill met opposition from the oil industry. Both bills are being brought to the Legislature due to the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf.
The Senate and House pharmacies to first-degree bills will now need to be rec- robbery. onciled. State Rep. Jim Jacks, D-Vancouver, spoke in supHouse activity port from personal experiIn the House, lawmakers ence: His wife is a pharmaapproved more than two cist, and her pharmacy was dozen bills, including one to robbed at gunpoint last year. “It’s very easy for someenhance anti-robbery protections for pharmacies and one one to come in, show their to remove the statute of limi- gun and ask for the ‘fast tations on prosecuting sex movers,’” large bottles of pills offenders accused of assault- that are frequently prescribed and can fetch a high ing minors. The pharmacy robbery price on the street. “It’s a bill increases the penalty very high-risk situation.” The House bills now move level for “note-job” or “fingerin-the-pocket” robberies in to the Senate.
city limit. The two will speak at a meeting of the Clallam County Democratic Club at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in Pioneer Park. “The economic and environmental future of our city is closely tied to the success of Battelle,” Hays said in a statement. “It is a major employer of skilled staff. An expansion of the facility could only enhance the professional and educational mix in our community.” Discussions between the city and the lab have been going on for some time.
Critical issues in future collaboration include funding for the infrastructure needs, expansion of the facility and the addition of other compatible, research-based groups. Prior to becoming director of the laboratory, Brandt was responsible for the lab’s environmental sustainability portfolio and major environmental projects. He has developed and managed environmental research projects for government and industry for more than 20 years. Brandt received his bachelor’s degree from Oregon
State University and his doctorate in zoology from Duke University. Hays, who was elected mayor of Sequim in 2010, is an architect who has lived in Sequim for more than 25 years. He holds degrees from the University of Washington.
Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St. The Port Angeles event is part of a nationwide effort that has been conducted in more than 250 cities across the United States with the goal of ending homelessness. Services at the one-stop event include housing referrals and placement, employment services, medical care, mental health and substance-abuse care, insurance benefits advice and enrollment, haircuts, nutritious food, giveaways and clothing, legal services, veterans services and pet care. Bus rides to the event are free from anywhere in
Briefly . . . Democratic Club to meet in April SEQUIM — Mayor Ken Hays and Charles Brandt, director of the Marine Sciences Laboratory at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in April will discuss the possible expansion of the lab, road, sewer and water infrastructure improvements and the potential annexation of the lab’s facilities on Sequim Bay into the Sequim
Death Notices Mark Wilton Burns Jan. 1, 1922 — Feb. 25, 2011
Mark Wilton Burns died in his Brinnon home at age 89. Services: Monday, March 7, at 10 a.m., graveside inurnment at Holyrood Catholic Cemetery, 205 NE 205th. St., Shoreline. Kosec Funeral Home, Port Townsend, is in charge of arrangements. www.kosecfuneralhome.com
J.C. Burris June 25, 1926 — Feb. 26, 2011
J.C. Burris died in Life Care Center of Port Townsend at age 84. His obituary will be published later. Services: Tuesday, March 8, at 11:30 a.m., graveside committal with military honors at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St., Kent; Friday, March 11, at 1 p.m., memorial at San Juan Baptist Church, 1704 Discovery Road, Port Townsend. Kosec Funeral Home, Port Townsend, is in charge of arrangements. www.kosecfuneralhome.com
frey S. Cormier died in Port Angeles. He was 87. Services: At a later time, private family service. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com
Howard Carr Reid Aug. 28, 1913 — Feb. 27, 2011
Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com
Katie B. Schmuck June 8, 1914 — Feb. 25, 2011
Sequim resident Katie B. Schmuck died of age-related causes at age 96. Her obituary will be published later. Services: Friday, March 4, at 11 a.m., graveside committal in Mount Angeles Memorial Park, U.S. Highway 101 and Monroe Road, Port Angeles, followed with a memorial service and reception at 1 p.m., at Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel, 108 W. Alder, Sequim.
Longtime Port Townsend resident Howard Carr Reid died in Life Care Center at age 97. His obituary will be published later. Services: Private interment will take place at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Townsend. Kosec Funeral Home, Port Townsend, is in charge of arrangements. Edwin James “Ed” www.kosecfuneralhome.com
Louise R. Sadilek Jan. 21, 1927 — Feb. 27, 2011
Louise R. Sadilek died in her Clallam Bay home at age 84 of age-related causes. Her obituary will be published later. Services: Saturday, March 12, at 11:30 a.m., rosary in St. Thomas Catholic Church at Clallam Bay Geoffrey S. Cormier with memorial Mass followMay 9, 1923 — Feb. 25, 2011 ing at noon. The Rev. PatSequim resident Geof- rick O’Hogan will celebrate.
June 13, 1923 — Feb. 27, 2011
Edwin James “Ed” Telling died in his Port Townsend home at age 87. His obituary will be published later. Services: Sunday, March 13, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., Port Townsend. Kosec Funeral Home, Port Townsend, is in charge of arrangements. www.kosecfuneralhome.com
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2011, in Bellingham, Washington. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, Lafe, at Mount Angeles Memorial Park in Port Angeles. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 5, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the
May 6, 1918 February 5, 2011 Gertrude Joy Stock, age 92, formerly of Sekiu, passed away February 5,
Clallam Bay Presbyterian Church, 15 Eighth St., Clallam Bay. A reception luncheon will follow. You may view photos of Gertrude and share memories with the family at www.JernsFuneral Chapel.net.
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Ply for a short time. He worked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, where he was known to his friends as Digger, until his retirement in 1991. Richard loved motorcycles, hiking, camping, and was an avid writer and pool player. Richard is survived by his ex-wife, Leslie Huff, “the love of his life”; sons, Branden Huff and Brett Huff both of Port Orchard; grandsons, Gavin, Aidan, and Collin Huff; sisters,
May 27, 1945 February 15, 2011 Former Port Angeles resident Richard L. Huff passed away at his home in Port Orchard, Washington, on February 15, 2011. Richard was born in Port Angeles on May 27, 1945. He graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1963. He served a tour in the Navy, then worked at Pen
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What to do after reaching the top? RECENTLY, SOMEONE ASKED me how on earth I could kill a wild steelhead. This was in response to a Pat photo of a 27-pound buck Neal steelhead in my column last week (“A Challenging Ride Yields Bounty”). The fish was caught by Rick Perry of Sequim while floating the Sol Duc River last Groundhog Day. We were fishing plugs with 20-pound test line, which some folks might claim is a little heavy, but I ain’t one of them. Once a steelhead is hooked, they can try to snag the line on every rock and stick in the river like they have them all memorized.
It’s sick to watch a big, bright steelhead enter a sunken rain forest to tangle the line in the limbs. Your only chance is to give the fish slack line and hope the fish leaves the brush-pile on its own without tangling. This is often futile. You watch the fish roll away down the surface of the middle of the river as your entire spool of line is shredded until it breaks. When Rick’s fish jumped, I wished we had stainless steel cable for line. Just lucky we were in a big, deep hole in the river with only one downed tree soaking in it. I crashed the boat into the tree to make enough noise to scare the fish back out into the river. It’s an old guide trick, (or excuse) that actually worked for once. When we finally got that fish in the net, Rick could not believe
his luck. He’d quit fishing 30 years ago in South Carolina when he reeled in a water moccasin. Since retiring to the North Olympic Peninsula, he started fishing again. Then he caught a fish that anglers lie awake nights dreaming about. It was the fish of a lifetime — heck, 20 lifetimes — but who’s counting? Rick could not believe his luck. “I’ll never catch a steelhead bigger than that,” Rick said. “Not fishing with me you won’t,” I told him. His career as a steelhead fisherman was over. A friend once explained how he wished he never caught a steelhead that big, say a 30-pounder, because he would have, “nothing left to live for.” This is my story. Since catching my first steelhead in 1968, I have caught several over 30
Peninsula Voices Boldt defended The “Boldt’s impact” letter (Feb. 25-26 PDN) and others recently blame the lack of salmon in the Elwha and Dungeness on the Boldt decision (1974), in other words treaty Indian gillnet fishing. This “blame game” ignores some realities and science. Indians fished the Elwha long before the dams’ construction. From what we know, salmon were abundant until then. The dams blocked 70-plus miles of salmon habitat, leaving only five miles below Elwha Dam. Thinking this would have no impact on salmon seems ludicrous to me. The first impacts wouldn’t have been noticed for perhaps four to five years. Impacts may not have been noted for sometime after that because fishermen moved to streams not yet showing human degradation (e.g. logging practices). Sport fishing wasn’t really popular on the North Olympic Peninsula until after World War II, somewhat limiting casual observation of salmon abundance for years after dam construction. Viewing large numbers of salmon in the Dungeness (no dams) two years before the Boldt decision might result from a good hatchery return, location and timing of viewing. Blaming reduced salmon runs on only Indian fishing ignores non-Indian impacts in the Dungeness watershed (e.g. logging, mining, roads, population increase, stormwater runoff, water withdrawal, water pollution, etc.)
I would like to give a major bravo to the lone police officer juggling the disastrous traffic fiasco at the Port Angeles Walmart (Kolonels Way) intersection during the tragic accident on the Morse Creek grade Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23). He was an “army of one” as he carried out his daunting task like a wellorchestrated dance routine. He remained pleasant under the most trying conditions, kept all lanes of traffic under control to the best of his ability and was most helpful under a flood of questions (even politely apologizing to drivers for the lengthy delays). In addition to his other feats, he successfully (and single-handedly) shoved a car into forward motion that lost traction at the stoplight, which would have caused worse congestion had it remained stranded. It really was impressive to watch him maintain order in the middle of that snarled, slushy mess. This officer (who appeared completely soaked) was courageous beyond words working in unimaginable weather
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threats are the sincerest form of flattery. I told Rick to turn the steelhead loose. It had an intact adipose fin of a native. The regulations said we had to release native fish. Then we noticed the fish had a clipped ventral fin, indicating it came from the Snider Creek Hatchery. Rick kept the fish. These days, he calls me to ask about the fishing once in a while, but he knows there’s no point. The Groundhog Day steelhead saw his shadow, and winter is far from over. ________
The population grew by 52.4 percent in Sequim between 2000 and 2010 (“Peninsula Population On The Rise,” Feb. 25-26 PDN). It’s grown much more than that since the early ’70s, when the writer of “Boldt’s impact” made his observation. Also ignored is setting harvest levels for hatchery fish, which are too high for wild fish. Bob Vreeland, Port Angeles
pounds. Imagine a life with no hope or dreams of the future. You can fish, but it won’t do you any good. You’ll never catch a bigger one. It didn’t matter that I turned the biggest fish loose back in the river for brood stock. My fishing career was over. I haven’t caught another 30-pound steelhead since sometime in the 1990s. Since then, I have tried to help others learn from my mistakes. Rick’s fish looked close to 30 pounds. Steelheading isn’t like other sports. For example if you shoot a hole-in-one in golf, other golfers will want to congratulate you. If you catch the biggest steelhead, that’s one less fish for the rest of us. Other fishermen want to kill you. Out on the river, death
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Roll back spending The federal government’s fiscal irresponsibility has us on a collision course with financial disaster. Having successfully surpassed Portugal, measured by national debt/gross domestic product, we are now speedily approaching Greece and Italy. There is not much time left to change course before our economy and the dollar go over the brink. Yet, the solution is not rocket science. We all know that if we can’t afford everything we want, we must make do with less or risk personal or business financial disaster. It is time for the federal government to learn the same lesson. Projected 2012 revenue is $2.63 trillion. If we roll back expenditures to 2008 levels, or $2.90 trillion, the 2012 deficit is reduced from $1.1 trillion to $270 billion. The beneficiaries of the spending increases since 2008 would complain, but overall, the level of services the federal government provided in 2008 was quite adequate, if not ample. To close the remaining $270 billion gap, one could start by eliminating the
federal Departments of Energy and Education, which cost $90 billion annually. The country ran quite well for more than 200 years since the Declaration of Independence before President Carter created these departments. An across-the-board 10 percent cut in all remaining expenditure items, except defense, veterans affairs and servicing the national debt, would amount to $189 billion, more than necessary to balance the budget. In reality, some budget items could be protected, with deeper cuts in others. This solution would be painful for many, but the alternative is infinitely worse. Kaj Ahlburg, Port Angeles
GOP economics Republican “free market” economics is ominously reminiscent of the economics theories of 19thcentury England, where the theory of “let it alone” holds that the welfare of all can be achieved only by the free operation of economic laws; that the government must maintain a policy of strict noninterference and leave each person to pursue his or her own private interests. For the laboring classes, the results were catastrophic, with inadequate wages, long hours of work under appalling conditions that exploited the weak and destroyed body and soul. Workers were prevented from unionizing by law. Most suffering was largely confined to the poor and working classes, while the landed classes, the
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industrialists and many of the merchants prospered. Free-market and supply-side economics did not work then, and it will not work now without governmental restrictions. The very definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, hoping for different results. Jerelyn Allen, Sequim
Both sides shown Referring to the Feb. 24 letter, “Show both sides,” the PDN does a great job of presenting both sides of the spectrum as well as a good swath down the middle. The Feb. 22 columns referred to by the writer [“Cairo Moves To Madison, Indeed” by Paul Krugman, and “Up With NASCAR, Down With Big Bird” by Gail Collins] were indeed a bit biased. However, compare that with Michelle Malkin, who appears every Friday. As a moderate conserva-
What do right-to-lifers and the Tea Party have in common other than the Republican Party? It is as if the Republicans have interpreted their Christian duty as those most responsible for meting out punishment for original sin by making sure children and their caretakers have no jobs or supportsystems in place. If one believes people should be fruitful and multiply by blocking birth control and abortion, then they should be responsible for the welfare of the children after they are born. It is time for the religious right and their greedridden Republican cohorts to put up or shut up. The IRS should have a line on tax returns whereby those deciding they are against birth control and abortion should be levied an additional tax. Let’s see how many check that line on their tax returns. Cheryl Nash, Port Angeles
Business bafflegab LUCY KELLAWAY OF The Financial Times spotted the following new corporate jargon: n “Reading containers” (books). n “Bank-initiated departures” (firings). n “We invested in several key talent additions” (hirings). n “In a delivery window for new growth.” n “A turning point in attacking the fungus of ‘boiler plate.’” n “The up-skilling of the work force.” n “Facing the future we [China] are standing at a new historic starting point.”
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Boy & Girls’ Sequim unit gets big cut By Jeff Chew
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SEQUIM — The Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula will feel the pain of a steep loss of city funding for the club’s teen program, a club leader said Tuesday. The City Council, after long debate during several meetings since late last year, approved $12,500 for the club’s teen program Monday night. The amount is a dramatic reduction. Jerry Sinn, the Boys & Girls Clubs’ board president, said the council’s decision was unexpected in light of the fact that the city allocated the club $60,000 in each of the past two years and $100,000 in 2008. “It means we lost from the city about 40 [percent] to 50 percent of our funding for the teen evening program,” Sinn said. “We need to make that up.” He estimated it takes about $90,000 to $100,000 a year to run the teen evening program, which helps at-risk teens stay in school and even find higher education and workplace training. The organization is gen-
Recommendations for transportation funds By Jeff Chew
meeting for consideration. Recommendations were for: ■ A Third Avenue sidewalk SEQUIM — Sidewalks and a leading from Washington Street traffic signal were among the top downtown to Helen Haller Elemenrecommendations for city transportary School on Fir Street. tation benefit district dollars this ■ A traffic signal at Fir Street year. The recommendations came late and North Sequim Avenue. ■ More disabled sidewalk Monday night from Sequim City ramps. Council members, acting as the ■ More bike racks. Sequim Transportation Benefit The Transportation Benefit DisDistrict Board. trict Board allocates its projects for “We need to make our streets funding each year. and sidewalks safe,” said Mayor The 2011 available unobligated Pro Tem Laura Dubois, adding that funds the district has to allocate is sidewalks are needed to lead to $100,000. schools. Any 2011 funds in excess of the City Manager Steve Burkett $100,000 were committed in 2010 said city staff would take the disto repay a loan from the city for the trict recommendations and figure completion of the connector road out cost estimates, bringing back that information at a future council planned between Grant and West Peninsula Daily News
erating grant dollars and has a March 19 fundraiser planned at 7 Cedars Casino through The Promise of Hope Foundation. “We’re just going to go around with donors and try to develop some private sources to provide for the teen program,” Sinn said. The council approved a total of $70,000 in health and human services chari-
Other allocations Besides the Boys & Girls Clubs, other organizations and their city funding amounts approved were: ■ Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic — $15,000. Senior ■ Sequim Activity Center —
Washington streets. The district’s list of priorities for 2011 will be implemented by the city through an interlocal agreement. City Public Works Director Paul Haines said he was working with the Sequim High School industrial arts department to help the city build up to 30 bike racks. Mayor Ken Hays urged smaller, less expensive transportation improvement projects, such as crossing flags for the downtown core. Haines said the Sunrise Rotary Club was interested in fundraising for its flags project.
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$10,000. ■ Healthy Families of Clallam County — $9,000. ■ Olympic Community Action Programs — $5,000. ■ Parenting Matters Foundation — 5,000. ■ Peninsula Community Mental Health Center — $7,500. ■ Volunteer Chore Services — $5,000.
sen also voted against the final allocations, reiterating that he does not believe tax dollars should go to charitable organizations. The council’s final vote of approval came after City Councilman Bill Huizinga attempted to get the clubs $39,000. His motion failed for lack of a second. In voting for the recommended allocations, City Councilman Ted Miller said, “We need to encourage corporations to donate, not the council.” He recommended that funding be limited to the senior activity center, the Dungeness Valley clinic and the Boys & Girls Clubs, with the latter receiving the majority of the funding. His motion failed. Mayor Pro Tem Laura Dubois called the original United Way proposal, which finally passed council muster, “fairer and more balanced.” The Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs is at 400 W. Fir St. The Mount Angeles Unit is at 2620 S. Francis St., Port Angeles.
United Way of Clallam County, which recommended the funding amounts after the City Council asked for the agency’s advice, also charged a $1,000 administrative fee. Councilman Don Hall voted against the alloca________ tions, saying he wanted the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Edimajority to go to the Boys & tor Jeff Chew can be reached at Girls Clubs. 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ Councilman Erik Erich- peninsuladailynews.com.
78-year-old man missing By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News
afternoon. He does not carry cash. “That means to me he never made it to a store,” Hudson said. Hudson believes her brother is somewhere in the greater Port Angeles-Sequim area because she had about 50 miles’ worth of gas in the Jeep. She speculated that Goss was headed to the Sequim area because the family often travels in that direction. Hudson said Goss has never taken her keys or left the house in the middle of the night. “I know he got a sandwich out at about 2 o’clock,” Hudson said. “That’s the last I heard from him. But the next morning at 9 o’clock, the car was gone.” Hudson said Goss has weak joints and would not be able to get up if he fell. She said her brother is lucid around his family but may be confused around strangers. Goss sold his home in the Sacramento, Calif., area 21⁄2 years ago to live with his sister. “He has a nice life here,” Hudson said. Anyone with information on Goss’ whereabouts is asked to phone the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office at 360-417-2459, Detective Stacy Sampson at 360-4172576 or Detective Sgt. Lyman Moores at 360-417-2388.
PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing/ endangered person alert for a 78-year-old Clallam County man who left his sister’s house early Monday morning and hasn’t been seen since. Robert T. Goss, who goes by Bob, was last seen wearing a red pullover sweatshirt and navy- Goss blue ball cap emblazoned with a “BERLIN” logo. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has short gray hair and brown eyes. He was driving a silver 2006 Jeep Cherokee with the Washington state license plate number of 161 VUO. Family members said Goss has early-stage dementia and rarely drives. He lives with his sister, Mary Ann Hudson, at 149 Finn Hall Road, between Port Angeles and Sequim. Goss took Hudson’s keys off a hook in the kitchen without waking anyone or the dog. “I know he went out to buy a Coke,” Hudson said. Hudson said she rations out Coca Cola in her house ________ because her brother is so Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be fond of it. reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. Goss had not used his ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. debit card as of Tuesday com.
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Three-year hackey sack veteran Zane Johnson, right, jumps in the air to kick the hackey sack while playing the game with Mike McHenry, left, and Rodney McClurg outside the Pirate Union Building on the Peninsula College campus in Port Angeles on Tuesday. McHenry said he’s been playing hackey sack over the past eight years, and McClurg said he had only played the game for two days.
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Arrested on warrant They arrested Worley solely on the warrant, said Viada, who didn’t know why they made contact with him. Worley will be transferred to Clallam County jail, but it was not known Tuesday when. Port Angeles police arrested Worley on Sept. 4, 2009, after the family of a 12-year-old girl reported that Worley repeatedly had sexual contact with her.
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Texas defensive back Curtis Brown makes a catch as he runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis on Tuesday. The combine workouts are being conducted under a cloud with the labor agreement set to expire Thursday night.
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WASHINGTON — With time running out on the NFL’s labor contract, one team owner — the New York Giants’ John Mara — joined mediated negotiations between the league and players Tuesday, and the union won a key court ruling about TV contract money. The sides met for six hours Tuesday. NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith and his group left shortly before 8 p.m. — 52 hours before the current collective bargaining agreement expires. Mara, the first owner to attend the federal mediation; Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, chairman of the league’s competition committee; and Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen were among those accompanying NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for the eighth day of bargaining overseen by George Cohen. He is the director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, a U.S. government agency. “I don’t think you could have a greater sense of urgency,” Jeff Pash, the league’s lead labor negotiator, said on his way into the meeting. “We all know what the calendar is, and we all know what’s at stake for everybody. “And that’s why we’re here. We’re going to be here as long as it takes and work as hard as we can work to get something done.” “What’s the word we’re using right now? ‘Cautiously optimistic,’” Seattle Seahawks guard Chester Pitts said after attending the first 3½ hours of Tuesday’s negotiations. “We’re making a point to go into it doing all we can to do things the right way, and hopefully we get a deal done.” Asked about Mara’s presence, Pitts said: “He’s a businessman, and businessmen like to make money. “So sometimes you’ve got to come, make sure you’re hovering around, make sure everything’s being done to get a deal done. And I’m pretty sure he’ll say he had that sense.” Afterward, in keeping with Cohen’s order to stay silent on the mediation, neither the NFL nor the union would discuss whether they fared any better Tuesday than they did during more than 40 hours of meetings spread across seven previous days of mediation. When that round ended Tuesday, Cohen said the parties still had “very strong differences” on the “allimportant core issues.” Mediation will resume today, when union president Kevin Mawae is expected to be in Washington. He has yet to sit in on this round of talks. Turn
RENTON — Leon Washington is getting rewarded for proving he could come back from a gruesome, career-threatening broken leg. The Seattle Seahawks and Washington have agreed to a new four-year contract after a 2010 season during which Washington was in the discussions for comeback player of the year. Washington’s agent, Alvin Keels, announced on Twitter Tuesday morning that an agreement had been reached in principle between Washington and the team. The Seahawks confirmed later Tuesday afternoon that the deal had been finalized. Washington came to Seattle in a draft-day trade with the New York Jets, but with plenty of questions whether he could return to the Pro Bowl form he showed in New York. Washington sustained a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula in his right leg during a Jets game at Oakland in October 2009. It didn’t take long for Washington to prove he was back. If his sprinting touchdown run during the preseason didn’t show Washington still had his burst, his welcome back came in Week 3 against San Diego. In Seattle’s 27-20 win over the Chargers, Washington returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, including a 101-yard sprint to start the second half. He finished that day with The Associated Press 253 yards on kickoff returns, nearly matching Seattle’s offen- Seattle running back Leon Washington carries against the Arizona Cardinals in sive output of 271 yards. Glendale, Ariz., on Nov. 14. Washington is getting rewarded for proving he could Turn
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“I don’t think we’ll ramp them up, but everyone would like to have something solid going into an uncertain period. But we’ve agreed to work toward a common goal.”
RENTON — The Seattle Seahawks have placed an original round tender on restricted free agent Brandon Mebane, according to his agent. Chuck Price said Tuesday the Seahawks placed the tag on their starting defensive tackle, but that both sides are working diligently toward getting a long-term deal done to keep Mebane with the Seahawks even as they bump against the possible expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement later this week. “I don’t think we’ll ramp them up, but everyone would like to have something solid going into an uncertain period,” Price said. “But we’ve agreed to work toward a com-
mon goal.” Mebane has been a starter with the Seahawks almost from the time he was drafted in the third round out of California in 2006. The team did not respond to messages about the designation being placed on Mebane. As a restricted free agent, Seattle would receive a third-round pick if Mebane signed elsewhere. That doesn’t sound like it’ll happen. While there remain major unknowns about what a new collective bargaining agreement might look like, Price said his client is willing to pass up the idea of free
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agency for the chance at long-term security with the Seahawks. “For Brandon, it’s ‘if my market value is X and I can get it in Seattle, great,’” Price said. Mebane has started 53 of 59 career regular season games for the Seahawks, missing four games this past season with a calf injury. Mebane had a career-high 40 tackles in 2009 and 5½ sacks in 2008, but was asked to clog run lanes more than get to the quarterback last year. Mebane made $1.1 million in base salary last season as part of the original four-year deal he signed coming out of California. Price said the uncertainty around the CBA has made negotiating difficult but more from the team standpoint than the individual. “There are a lot of things they are uncertain of,” Price said. “It’s hard to negotiate long term when you don’t know what the CBA will state.”
Bradley sparks M’s over Rangers Outfielder a perfect 3 for 3, looking strong The Associated Press
PEORIA, Ariz. — Milton Bradley says he’s not bothered by having to compete for a starting job. A couple more days like Tuesday and it won’t be much of a contest. Bradley drove in a pair of runs and went 3 for 3 with two singles and a double, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday. “He’s really working hard, he just needs to stay patient and let the game come to him,” Mariners manager Eric Wedge said. “I think he’s having a good time. He’s enjoying himself, he’s
“He’s really working hard, he just needs to stay patient and let the game come to him. I think he’s having a good time. He’s enjoying himself, he’s enjoying his teammates, I love his work ethic. Just want to see him sustain that.”
tion, gave up three hits and struck out three in two innings. Notes: Rangers C Yorvit Torrealba was a late scratch from the Texas lineup due to lower back stiffness.
Eric Wedge Cy Young winner throws Seattle Mariners manager on Milton Bradley
enjoying his teammates, I love his work ethic. “Just want to see him sustain that.”
Saunders is competition Michael Saunders, whom the team has given previous chances to take over the position, is Bradley’s main competition in left field. Adam Kennedy and catcher prospect Steven Baron hit solo home runs for Seattle. The Rangers scored two runs in the third inning on an RBI
Rangers RHP Brandon Webb, a former Cy Young Award winner who has dealt with injuries the past two years, threw a 15-minute bullpen session Tuesday morning and got through it with no problems. “We’ll just keep running him out there until that arm strength comes back the way it should come back,” Rangers manager Ron Washington said. Mariners CF Franklin Gutierrez, who’d been dealing with Going for rotation spot stomach problems, made his Nate Robertson, trying to Mariners spring training debut win a spot in the Mariners’ rota- and went 1 for 3.
groundout by David Murphy and two-out double by Brian Barden, then got two more in the ninth on a two-run single from Chris Davis. Matt Harrison pitched two innings for the Rangers and gave up Kennedy’s homer. “I kind of made a bad decision going in [with the count] 3-1, and he turned on it,” Harrison said.
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Thursday Boys Basketball: Neah Bay vs. Rosalia at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, championship quarterfinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 9 p.m. Girls Basketball: Neah Bay vs. Colton at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, championship quarterfinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 9 a.m.
Friday Boys Basketball: Neah Bay at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, semifinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, TBD. Girls Basketball: Neah Bay at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, semifinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, TBD.
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Basketball Port Angeles Parks and Recreation results Game One Ulin Concrete Pumping 66, Cougars 56 Leading Scorers: Brady Marunde, 23; Chad Copeland, 19; Dan Obuho, 15; Robert Moss, 12 Game Two Irwin Dental Center 83, Blue Sharks 70 Leading Scorers: Kasey Ulin, 37; Brent Bevers, 25; Sten Christiansen, 14; David Martin, 12
Bowling LAUREL LANES Feb. 25 Seven Cedars Men’s High Game: Tracey Almond, 259 Men’s High Series: Tracey Almond, 750 Woman’s High Game: Louise Demetriff, 206 Women’s High Series: Louise Demetriff, 592 League Leaders: The Golden Ones Feb. 26 Junior Kids League Men’s High Game: Hayden Roan, 197 Men’s High Series: Hayden Roan, 523 Feb. 26 Bantam Kids League Men’s High Game: Cade Flanagan, 101 Men’s High Series: Cade Flanagan, 267 Feb. 26 Pee Wee Kids League Men’s High Game: David Johnson, 107 Woman’s High Game: Amber Johnson, 102 Feb. 28 Baxter Auto Parts Old Timers Men’s High Game: Ken McInnes, 214 Men’s High Series: Paul Jergens, 572 Woman’s High Game: Una Flanigan, 158 Woman’s High Series: Una Flanigan, 381 Feb. 28 Monday Night Mix Men’s High Game: Joseph Barrett, 213 Men’s High Series: John Rudder, 595 Woman’s High Game: Karen Paulsen, 153 Woman’s High Series: Cindy Almond, 420 League Leaders: Undiscovered Feb. 28 Les Schwab Mixed Men’s High Game: Mitch Guckert, 279 Men’s High Series: Mitch Guckert, 984 Woman’s High Game: Maire Chapman, 222 Woman’s High Series: Marie Chapman, 735 League Leaders: Olympic Sewers
Volleyball Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Coed results Feb. 28 Gold Division Playoffs Les Schwab Tire 3, Drakes U-Bake 0: (25-14) (25-21)(25-16) Purple Division Playoffs D.A. Davidson 3, Michaels Seafood&Steak 1: (25-15),(21-25),(25-11),(25-20) McCrorie Carpet One 3, High Energy Metals 1: (25-22), (25-19),(15-25), (25-21)
College Basketball NWAACC Standings
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Fans watch from the grass during the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in Surprise, Ariz.
PCT .875 .813 .750 .688 .375 .375 .250 .188 .188
W-L 19-6 18-7 14-11 19-6 7-17 13-13 4-19 5-19 4-19
EAST W-L Big Bend 13-1 Spokane 11-3 Yakima 8-6 Walla Walla 7-7 Blue Mnt. 6-8 Columbia B. 5-9 Wenatchee 5-9 Treasure 1-13
PCT .929 .786 .571 .500 .429 .357 .357 .071
W-L 21-4 19-7 15-10 14-11 7-17 8-17 11-13 5-18
WEST W-L Tacoma 16-0 Pierce 13-3 Highline 11-5 Clark 9-7 Green River 8-8 L. Columbia 7-9 Centralia 5-11 S. Puget 2-14 Grays Harbor 1-15
PCT 1.000 .813 .688 .563 .500 .438 .313 .125 .063
W-L 23-2 20-6 18-7 15-10 13-11 14-11 8-16 4-20 1-21
Women’s 2010-2011 Standings NORTH W-L Skagit Valley 15-1 Whatcom 13-3 Bellevue 13-3 Everett 11-5 Edmonds 7-9 Seattle 5-10 Olympic 3-13 Shoreline 3-13 Peninsula 2-14
PCT .938 .813 .813 .688 .438 .333 .188 .188 .125
W-L 22-4 17-9 20-6 15-10 11-13 6-17 6-18 7-17 5-20
EAST W-L Columbia 12-2 Yakima 10-4 Spokane 10-4 Walla Walla 10-4 Blue Mtn 6-8 Big Bend 5-9 Treasure V. 2-12 Wenatchee 1-13
PCT .857 .714 .714 .714 .429 .357 .143 .071
W-L 23-2 19-7 20-6 19-6 14-12 12-14 5-19 8-18
WEST W-L L. Columbia 16-0 Highline 14-2 Clark 11-5 Tacoma 9-7 Pierce 8-8 Centralia 6-10
PCT 1.000 .875 .688 .563 .500 .375
W-L 21-4 18-8 13-11 11-13 10-14 6-17
.313 .188 .000
8-15 4-19 0-23
Men’s Top 25 TEAM 1 Ohio State (45) 2 Kansas (14) 3 Brigham Young (5) 4 Duke (1) 4 Pittsburgh 6 Purdue 7 Texas 8 Notre Dame 9 San Diego State 10 Wisconsin 11 Louisville 12 Syracuse 13 North Carolina 14 Florida 15 St. John’s 16 Connecticut 17 Georgetown 18 Arizona 19 Villanova 20 Kentucky 21 Vanderbilt 22 Missouri 23 Xavier 24 Texas A&M 25 Utah State
RECORD 27-2 27-2 27-2 26-3 25-4 24-5 24-5 23-5 27-2 22-6 22-7 24-6 22-6 22-6 19-9 21-7 21-8 23-6 21-8 20-8 21-7 22-7 22-6 22-6 26-3
PTS 1,602 1,554 1,460 1,380 1,380 1,305 1,216 1,173 1,151 1,040 937 898 797 688 651 643 559 404 382 335 330 261 246 178 129
Others receiving votes: George Mason 120, Temple 120, UCLA 75, Kansas State 31, West Virginia 28, Virginia Tech 22, Cincinnati 12, Alabama 5, UNLV 4, Butler 3, Missouri State 3, Old Dominion 1, Long Island 1, Belmont 1
Men’s 2010-11 Standings
NORTH W-L Bellevue 14-2 Peninsula 13-3 Skagit 12-4 Whatcom 11-5 Seattle 6-10 Shoreline 6-10 Everett 4-12 Edmonds 3-13 Olympic 3-13
Arena Football League Arizona Rattlers: Signed of K Joe Schroeder.
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Green R. 5-11 Grays 3-13 S. Puget 0-16
Women’s Top 25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
TEAM RECORD Connecticut (36) 28-1 Stanford (3) 26-2 Baylor 26-2 Tennessee 28-2 Texas A&M 24-3 Xavier 25-2 Notre Dame 24-5 Duke 26-3 UCLA 24-3 Miami (FL) 26-3 Michigan State 25-4 DePaul 25-5 Maryland 23-6 Florida State 23-6 Green Bay 27-1 Kentucky 22-7 Georgetown 21-8 Oklahoma 19-9 North Carolina 22-7 Marquette 22-6 Marist 27-2 Gonzaga 26-4 Iowa State 20-8 Iowa 22-7 Houston 24-4
PTS 972 932 887 871 807 786 712 709 665 619 571 528 499 452 422 297 290 269 232 227 200 159 111 95 82
Others receiving votes: West Virginia 61, Georgia Tech 54, Ohio State 43, Louisiana Tech 32, Texas Tech 29, Penn State 25, Temple 17, Brigham Young 9, St. John’s 6, Georgia 2, Princeton 2, Louisville 1
Basketball NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 36 22 .621 — Denver 35 26 .574 2½ Portland 33 26 .559 3½ Utah 32 29 .525 5½ Minnesota 14 47 .230 23½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 43 19 .694 — Phoenix 31 27 .534 10 Golden State 26 33 .441 15½ L.A. Clippers 21 40 .344 21½ Sacramento 15 43 .259 26 Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 49 11 .817 Dallas 44 16 .733 New Orleans 35 27 .565 Memphis 34 28 .548 Houston 30 31 .492
GB — 5 15 16 19½
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 43 15 .741 — New York 30 28 .517 13 Philadelphia 30 30 .500 14 New Jersey 17 43 .283 27 Toronto 17 44 .279 27½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 43 17 .717 — Orlando 39 22 .639 4½ Atlanta 36 24 .600 7 Charlotte 26 33 .441 16½ Washington 15 44 .254 27½ Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 41 17 .707 — Indiana 27 32 .458 14½ Milwaukee 23 36 .390 18½ Detroit 22 40 .355 21 Cleveland 11 48 .186 30½ All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Indiana 109, Golden State 100 Orlando 116, New York 110 Dallas 101, Philadelphia 93 Toronto 96, New Orleans 90 Memphis 109, San Antonio 93 Milwaukee 92, Detroit 90 L.A. Lakers 90, Minnesota 79 Houston at Portland, 7 p.m. Today’s Games Chicago at Atlanta, 4 p.m. San Antonio at Cleveland, 4 p.m. Golden State at Washington, 4 p.m. Phoenix at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. New Orleans at New York, 4:30 p.m. Indiana at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Charlotte at Denver, 6 p.m. Portland at Sacramento, 7 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Orlando at Miami, 5 p.m. Denver at Utah, 7:30 p.m.
Hockey NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 63 39 15 9 87 208 150 Calgary 65 33 23 9 75 196 182 Minnesota 63 33 24 6 72 165 166 Colorado 63 26 30 7 59 183 217 Edmonton 63 20 35 8 48 158 211 San Jose Phoenix L.A. Dallas Anaheim
Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 63 36 21 6 78 178 162 64 33 21 10 76 184 186 63 35 24 4 74 178 156 62 33 23 6 72 171 175 63 33 25 5 71 176 186
Detroit Chicago Nashville Columbus St. Louis
Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 63 39 18 6 84 213 183 63 34 23 6 74 202 173 63 32 23 8 72 161 151 61 31 24 6 68 170 181 63 28 26 9 65 173 186
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 62 40 16 6 86 203 159 Pittsburgh 64 37 21 6 80 187 159 Rangers 65 33 28 4 70 181 160 New Jersey 62 27 31 4 58 132 164 Islanders 64 23 32 9 55 173 207 Boston Montreal Buffalo Toronto Ottawa
Jacksonville Jaguars: Signed S Donovin Darius to a one-day contract. New York Jets: Tendered contracts to CB Antonio Cromartie, WR Santonio Holmes, WR Brad Smith, QB Kellen Clemens, S Eric Smith, CB Drew Coleman, K Nick Folk, OL Rob Turner and S James Ihedigbo. Released LB Damien Woody, NT Kris Jenkins and DE Jason Taylor. Announced LB David Harris signed his franchise tender. Seattle Seahawks: Re-signed RB Leon Washington to a multi-year contract. Washington Redskins: Released G Derrick Dockery.
Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 63 37 19 7 81 195 148 64 34 23 7 75 168 165 62 30 25 7 67 179 179 63 27 27 9 63 164 193 63 21 33 9 51 143 201
Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 62 37 18 7 81 191 190 Washington 64 34 20 10 78 170 162 Carolina 64 30 25 9 69 186 194 Atlanta 64 26 27 11 63 179 208 Florida 63 26 30 7 59 160 173
All Times PST NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s Games Buffalo 3, N.Y. Rangers 2 Washington 2, N.Y. Islanders 1, OT Carolina 2, Florida 1 Montreal 3, Atlanta 1 Boston 1, Ottawa 0 Calgary 6, St. Louis 0 Dallas at Phoenix, 6 p.m. Nashville at Edmonton, 6:30 p.m. Columbus at Vancouver, LATE Colorado at San Jose, LATE. Today’s Games Pittsburgh at Toronto, 4 p.m. Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Islanders, 4 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 6 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 7 p.m. Thursday’s Games Tampa Bay at Boston, 4 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. St. Louis at Washington, 4 p.m. Buffalo at Carolina, 4 p.m. Ottawa at Atlanta, 4 p.m. Montreal at Florida, 4:30 p.m. Columbus at Edmonton, 6 p.m. Nashville at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Transactions BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB: Named John Thorn official historian. MLB: Fined Boston Red Sox owner John Henry $500,000 for publicly criticizing the sport’s revenue sharing rules. American League Cleveland Indians: Agreed to terms with RHP Chad Durbin on a one-year contract. Kansas City Royals: Agreed to terms with RHP Vin Mazzaro and 1B Kila Ka’aihue on oneyear contracts. Los Angeles Angels: Announced the retirement of OF Garret Anderson. Oakland Athletics: Named Neil Kraetsch general counsel. National League Pittsburgh Pirates: Agreed to terms with RHP Cesar Lopez on a minor league contract. American Association Amarillo Sox: Signed RHP Corey Bass. Fargo-moorhead: Signed LHP Kyle Carr. St. Paul Saints: Signed OF Brent Krause. Sioux Falls Pheasants: Signed RHP Ben Moore. Can-Am League Brockton Rox: Released INF Derek Kinzler. New Jersey Jackals: Released LHP Luis Fernandez.
BASKETBALL NBA Miami Heat: Waived G Carlos Arroyo. Milwaukee Bucks: Signed C Earl Barron to a 10-day contract. New York Knicks: Waived F Corey Brewer. Claimed F Derrick Brown off waivers from Charlotte. Re-signed F Jared Jeffries. Oklahoma City Thunder: Signed C Kendrick Perkins to a multiyear contract extension through the 2014-15 season. Portland Trail Blazers: Signed C Jarron Collins to a 10-day contract. Washington Wizards: Reached a buyout agreement with F Al Thornton and placed him on waivers.
FOOTBALL NFL NFL: Named Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay chairman of the NFL Competition Committee. Buffalo Bills: Tendered contracts to S Donte Whitner, LB Paul Posluszny and TE Scott Chandler. Dallas Cowboys: Signed LB Isaiah Greenhouse to reserve-future list. Tendered contracts to T Doug Free, DE Stephen Bowen, DE Jason Hatcher and S Alan Ball.
HOCKEY NHL Columbus Blue Jackets: Acquired RW Petr Kalus from Minnesota for future considerations. Dallas Stars: Signed D Brenden Dillon to a three-year contract, Minnesota Wild: Recalled RW Jed Ortmeyer from Houston (AHL). Ottawa Senators: Recalled F Colin Greening, F Ryan Potulny and D Derek Smith from Binghamton (AHL). Phoenix Coyotes: Assigned F Dane Byers to San Antonio (AHL). San Jose Sharks: Signed G Antti Niemi to a four-year contract extension. St. Louis Blues: Recalled F Adam Cracknell from Peoria (AHL). Washington Capitals: Recalled G Todd Ford from Hershey (AHL). American Hockey League Chicago Wolves: Released G David Brown. Manitoba Moose: Reassigned G David Shantz to Victoria (ECHL). Peoria Rivermen: Signed F Blair Riley. Toronto Marlies: Signed G Andrew Engelage. Central Hockey League Colorado Eagles: Placed F Steve Haddon on leave of absence. Quad City Mallards: Announced D David Brown was recalled by Chicago (AHL). Texas Brahmas: Signed F Dylan Stanley. ECHL Elmira Jackals: Announced F Michael Dubuc was assigned to the team by Rochester (AHL). Announced F Yannick Tifu was recalled by Binghamton (AHL). Released F Mason Cossette, F Devin Guy and D Leland Fidler. Reading Royals: Announced Binghamton (AHL) returned F Ben Gordon. Utah Grizzlies: Acquired F David Marshall from Wheeling for C Paul Crowder and RW Tim Crowder. Victoria Salmon Kings: Announced F Derek Couture was loaned to Connecticut (AHL).
SOCCER Major League Soccer Chivas Usa: Signed F Marcos Mondaini. Columbus Crew: Signed D Julius James. Waived D Kwaku Nyamekye. Colorado Rapids: Signed MF Steven Emory and D Mike Holody. D.C. United: Signed D Chris Korb. Portland Timbers: Acquired MF Jack Jewsbury from Sporting Kansas City for allocation money. Real Salt Lake: Released F Pablo Campos. Red Bull New York: Waived F Conor Chinn and MF Irving Garcia. Named David Lee performance analyst. Sporting Kansas City: Signed F C.J. Sapong, D Mike Jones and D Scott Lorenz. Toronto Fc: Waived D Emmanuel Gomez. Major Indoor Soccer League Baltimore Blast: Announced the retirement of F Giuliano Celenza at the end of the 2010-11 MISL season.
COLLEGE Southland Conference: Named Chris Mycoskie director of television and electronic media. Albertus Magnus: Named Steve Jewett women’s lacrosse coach. Byu: Suspended sophomore F Brandon Davies for the rest of the season for violating the school’s honor code. Carroll, Wis.: Named Mark Krzykowski football coach. Charleston: Named Pat Kirkland football coach. Charlotte: Named Brad Lambert football coach. Florida: Promoted Steve Jungbluth to recruiting coordinator. Named Leah Martindale-Stancil swim camp director. Promoted Erva Gilliam to director of swimming operations. Greensboro College: Announced the resignation of assistant athletic director for communications Bob Lowe. Kent State: Named Jeff Burrow safeties coach, Brian George defensive line coach and Dave McMichael tight ends coach. Syracuse: Named Kelly Morrisroe assistant volleyball coach and recruiting coordinator.
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Briefly . . . Ladies golf club looking for members SEQUIM — The Lady Niners of Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course will be starting their club season on Thursday morning. New members are welcome for the nine-hole club. Players of all levels of expertise are welcome to participate. Tee time is 10:30 a.m. Players are asked to arrive 45 minutes early to review rules and regulations. For more information, contact golf captain Pat Charters at 360-681-8651.
Archery tourney PORT ANGELES — The Wapiti Bowmen Archery Club will be hosting a Spring 3-D archery shoot this weekend. The tournament consists of 28 Safari targets and 22 full-size 3-D animals set at marked distances. Adult fees are $12 for one day, or $20 for both. Awards will be given for all age groups in addition to a raffle draw. Tickets for the raffle are
$5 with all proceeds going to the Wapiti Bowmen Archery Club. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information on the club or upcoming shoot, contact Jameson Hawn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Klahhane action SUMNER — The Klahhane level 5-7 gymnasts competed in the “At the Hop” Invitational Saturday. Maya Wharton, competing in the 10-11 age group, placed fourth all-around with third place medals on balance beam and floor exercise. Emily Giammalva was fourth all-around in the 15-plus age group, claiming second place on vault with a score of 9.4. Cassii Middlestead, competing in the 10 and under age group, scored 8.1 on the balance beam to secure fourth place in her division. Danica Miller took first on vault, fourth on floor, and ninth all-around in the 11-year-old age group. Haylee Ward and Laura Rooney vaulted well while Karli Gochnor led the group on balance beam with an 8.3. Peninsula Daily News
Bonds’ perjury trial taking shape Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News
Cassidy Coburn of Forks Middle School, left, reaches for the ball as Dawn Oliver of Stevens Middle School in Port Angeles defends Tuesday in Forks where Stevens defeated Forks 30-26. Stevens also took the seventh-grade game for a sweep.
Thunder sign Perkins to deal The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY — Before even playing a game with the Oklahoma City Thunder, center Kendrick Perkins signed an extension Tuesday to stay with his new team for a while. Perkins joined the Thunder five days ago in a trade with Boston, where he spent the first seven years of his career and won the 2008 NBA title. Now, he’s due to make about $36 million while staying in Oklahoma City through the 2014-15 season. “It kind of felt like the worst day of my life when I got traded from the Cs, from being there so long. But when I got here, it kind of took my mind away from everything, I think, and
everything just kind of blew me away,” Perkins said after practice Tuesday. “It was kind of the worst but best day.” Perkins said he was attracted to stay in Oklahoma City because of similarities he sees to his Texas hometown and by his first impressions of the Thunder as a “first-class” organization. He would have become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, but said he didn’t “want to take anything for granted.” “I’m a country boy. I’m from Beaumont, Texas. I don’t think it’s really hard to please me,” Perkins said. “I didn’t really have just a crazy number in mind. We met, we came to an agreement, that’s the most impor-
tant thing.” Perkins was acquired along with Nate Robinson in exchange for Jeff Green, Nenad Krstic and a future first-round pick in a deal completed at the league’s trade deadline Thursday. He played in 12 games for Boston after returning from a knee injury he sustained in Game 6 of the NBA finals, but is expected to miss as much as three weeks with a left knee sprain The trade, along with a deal that sent veteran Morris Peterson and D.J. White to Charlotte for Nazr Mohammed, cleared about $2.5 million in cap space for the Thunder this season and Oklahoma City decided to use it to sweeten its offer to Perkins.
“The trades left us with some flexibility underneath the salary cap that we looked at and felt like it would be something that we should explore and bring to Kendrick and his representation,” general manager Sam Presti said. “We were fortunate that that opportunity presented itself.” The 6-foot-10 Perkins was the 27th overall pick in the 2003 draft and has averaged 6.4 points and 6.1 rebounds over the course of his career. When the Lakers played at Oklahoma City on Sunday, Kobe Bryant, who faced the Celtics in the finals two of the past three years, called Perkins the “best lowpost defender we have in the game.”
NFL: CBA runs out Thursday Continued from B1 The CBA runs out at midnight as Thursday becomes Friday on the East Coast, and the owners could lock out the players afterward. The union could also decertify — essentially, declare itself out of the business of representing players. The players would then give up their rights under labor law and take their chances in court under antitrust law. Whatever happens this week could cause the country’s most popular sport to lose regular-season games to a work stoppage for the first time since 1987. Or, perhaps, everything could be resolved by management and labor in an industry with revenues topping $9 billion annually. Buffalo Bills safety George Wilson — who’s not involved in the negotiations but is getting updates from the union as his team’s NFLPA representative — doesn’t expect a new deal by the deadline. “Everything I’m telling my guys is: Prepare this Friday for the start of a lockout,” Wilson said. “I certainly don’t believe a deal will be reached by Thursday midnight. That’s what I feel in my heart.
“I have not received any indication [from the union] that we’re close to a deal.” In a ruling Tuesday that could have a significant bearing on the talks, U.S. District Court judge David Doty in Minneapolis sided with the union by overruling a special master’s Feb. 1 decision to reject the NFLPA’s request that $4 billion in 2011 payments from networks to the league be placed in escrow if there is a lockout. Doty, who has jurisdiction over NFL labor matters, said there will be a hearing to determine what should happen to that money. The date of the hearing wasn’t announced immediately. The NFL played down the importance of Doty’s decision. The union issued a statement, calling it “irrefutable evidence that owners had a premeditated plan to lock out players and fans for more than two years.” As he left Tuesday’s mediation, Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday called Doty’s ruling a “really good reversal.” “I’m sure we’ll hear more tonight,” Saturday, a member of the NFLPA executive committee, told The Associated Press.
“But it sounds very favorable.” The union accused the NFL of structuring TV contracts agreed to in 2009 and 2010 so owners would be guaranteed money even if there were a work stoppage in 2011 — while not getting the most revenue possible in other seasons, when income would need to be shared with players. The union argued this violated an agreement between the sides that says the NFL must make goodfaith efforts to maximize revenue for players. The NFLPA also said any work stoppage clauses in TV deals guaranteed “war chest” income for the NFL, giving it an unfair advantage in labor talks. The biggest sticking point all along has been how to divide the league’s revenues, including what cut team owners should get up front to help cover certain costs, such as stadium construction. Under the old deal, owners got $1 billion off the top. They entered these negotiations seeking to double that. Among the other significant topics: a rookie wage scale; the owners’ push to expand the regular season from 16 games to 18 while reducing the preseason by two games; and benefits for
retired players. The 32 teams’ owners are scheduled to meet today and Thursday at a hotel in Chantilly, Va., for updates on the status of negotiations. And then they will need to determine their next step. In many respects, this boils down to money, of course. And there is plenty of money at risk the longer it takes for the league and NFLPA to work together again. The league estimates there would be a cut in gross revenues of $350 million if there’s no new CBA by August, before the preseason starts, and a loss of revenues totaling $1 billion if no new contract is in place until September. And if regular-season games are lost in 2011, the NFL figures that revenue losses would amount to about $400 million per week. “Both parties are at it, full steam ahead, doing all we can to come to an agreement,” Pitts said. “It’s two groups doing business. The tone? None of that matters. It’s business, and that’s the approach, and that’s the expectation. Doing all we can to get a deal done.”
By Paul Elias
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds’ former personal trainer is facing prison and a judge admitted a trove of evidence while the admissibility of still more hangs in the balance after a pivotal hearing in federal court Tuesday, three weeks before the slugger’s trial is scheduled to start. Bonds also renewed his not guilty plea, which was made necessary when prosecutors revised the charges for the third time since the initial indictment was unsealed in November 2007. Bonds is charged with four counts of making false statements to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice. There was little doubt what Bonds’ plea was going to be Tuesday and that the case was going to trial March 21 after Bonds’ legal team and prosecutors last month told U.S. District Judge Susan Illston that there was little chance of a plea agreement. Likewise, there was no doubt that Bonds’ former personal trainer, Greg Anderson, would tell the judge Tuesday that he has no intention of taking the stand as a government witness during the trial. Anderson made a similar pledge in 2009 before Bonds’ trial was put on hold until a government appeal was resolved in Bonds’ favor. Anderson has previously spent more than a year in prison on contempt charges after refusing to testify before the grand jury investigating Bonds. The judge said that prosecutors and Bonds’ legal team both want Anderson to testify. She said his testimony would spare his former clients, including several retired major league players, from being called to the
witness stand to discuss how he supplied them with steroids. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeff Ned row said he wants to use that evidence to support their position that Bonds was lying when he claimed “he was unwittingly duped by Mr. Anderson” into believing he was taking legal supplements. “Much of that testimony would be unnecessary” if he testified, Illston told Anderson. Illston then told Anderson that she planned to find him in contempt of court and will order him jailed during the duration of the trial, which is expected to last at least two weeks. Anderson simply nodded his head when the judge asked if he intended to follow through on his vow of silence. “He’s taking not testifying to the nth degree,” said Mark Geragos, Anderson’s attorney. Illston ordered Anderson to return to court March 22, when she plans to order him jailed. After Anderson left the courtroom, the lawyers got down to highly technical arguments over what evidence will be presented to the jury. The judge ruled that the jury may hear, among other pieces of evidence: ■ That prosecutors granted Bonds immunity from prosecution as long he testified truthfully about his drug use before the grand jury. ■ Bonds’ former personal shopper, Cathy Hoskins, testifying about Bonds’ relationship with a Playboy model. ■ Bonds’ personal surgeon, Dr. Arthur Ting, and former girlfriend Kim Bell testifying that Bonds mistreated them, including Bell allegedly witnessing violent outbursts.
Hawks: Leon Continued from B1 voting as kick returner behind Chicago’s Devin He was the 10th player Hester. The deal with Washingin NFL history to return two kickoffs for touchdowns ton was reached just days in the same game and just before the current collecthe third to have both be for tive-bargaining agreement expires on Thursday. 99 or more yards. Until then, teams have Later in the season, Washington returned a the exclusive right to negokickoff 92 yards for a score tiate with their own free against San Francisco and agents-to-be. had a long punt return But if a new collective against Carolina where he bargaining-agreement is was tripped up just shy of not reached before Friday, the goal line. the league is expected to Washington tied for the shutter its doors in what NFL lead with three kickoff will be the first work stopreturns for touchdowns and page since 1987. averaged 25.6 yards per Hasselbeck and defenreturn, good for eighth in sive tackle Brandon Mebane are two other players the the league. Washington also scored Seahawks are actively seekone rushing touchdown. He ing to re-sign before a finished second in All-Pro potential work stoppage.
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Politics and Environment
Nevada prostitution ban? Reid says yes; politicians mum; brothel backers say nay By Jennifer Medina The New York Times
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Brooke Taylor voted for Harry Reid in his battle for re-election to the U.S. Senate last fall. But now, she is incensed. Reid recently visited here from Washington, D.C., and took a firm, if unexpected, stand: He called for an end to legal brothels. For five years Taylor has worked at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, the Nevada brothel featured on the HBO show “Cathouse,” a few miles outside Carson City, the state capital. She has fashioned herself as the public face for legal prostitution throughout the state, a role she has embraced in adult magazines, on cable television and even on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Now Reid’s comments are reopening the oldest debate about the oldest profession. And Taylor is rallying her army of fans and clients to fight back. Prostitution never emerged as an issue during the Reid campaign. But then Reid, a Democrat and the Senate majority leader, returned to his home state last week for his annual address to the state Legislature.
‘The time has come’ “When the nation thinks about Nevada, it should think about the world’s newest ideas and newest careers, not about its oldest profession,” Reid said. “If we want to attract business to Nevada that puts people back to work, the time has come to outlaw prostitution.” Consumed by the need to close a $1.5 billion budget gap, Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, and the leaders
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“We’re entrepreneurs,” said Brooke Taylor, in her room at the Bunny Ranch outside Carson City, Nev. in the Democrat-controlled state Legislature issued terse statements suggesting that they would leave the issues of brothels up to local leaders. But that is hardly stopping the chatter. It is unclear what motivated Reid at this moment. When a reporter asked him why now, he answered, “If not now, when?” But some are arguing that now is precisely the time to embrace legal prostitution even more tightly. As the state has faced austere budgets, the brothels have indicated a willingness to pay more taxes — which would produce more revenue and simultaneously give the brothels more legitimacy if the state came to rely on the money. Some supporters of brothels, like Taylor, say they hope the debate will give them a chance to push to make prostitution legal in large counties in the state, where it is now banned but widely acknowledged to exist. “We’re entrepreneurs; we’re in a business for ourselves,” she added. When George Flint, who has worked as the chief lob-
byist for the Nevada Brothel Owners Association for 25 years, heard that Reid had condemned the brothels, he encouraged Dennis Hof, the outlandish owner of the Bunny Ranch and other brothels, to take some of his “girls” to the Legislature for the speech. Later, Hof said “Harry Reid will have to pry the cathouse keys from my cold, dead hands.” Flint, who is also the proprietor of a wedding chapel in Reno, said politicians here “have always been pretty happy to ignore” the brothels. “Anyone who shows a lot of support for us is going to have some trouble,” he said.
1,000 legal prostitutes Many of the brothels here have existed for decades. Reid wrote in his autobiography about his mother earning money by doing laundry for some in his hometown, Searchlight. Officials estimate that roughly 1,000 women legally work as prostitutes in the state, though only about a third of them are working on any given day.
The women generally set their own rates and share their pay with the brothel owners. Under state law, brothels are illegal in counties with a population above 400,000, which includes Clark County, home to Las Vegas. But in many ways prostitution is most apparent there, where aggressive marketers constantly pass out handbills with nude women advertised as escorts. If prostitution were legal in Las Vegas, Flint said, the county could collect millions of dollars in taxes. Mayor Oscar Goodman of Las Vegas, who is known for relishing the “Sin City” image, has said he may support a red-light district for legal prostitution. His wife, who is running to succeed him, said during a debate last week that she was also open to the possibility. Ed Goedhart, a Republican assemblyman from northern Nevada, said brothels speak to the state’s history of “rugged individualism.” “It shows we’re not just another cookie-cutter state,” he said.
Car sales jump; so do gas prices Peninsula Daily News news services
DETROIT — Sales of new vehicles in the United States increased 27 percent in February, automakers said Tuesday, even as violence in the Middle East and a surge in gasoline prices threatened to slow the industry’s postrecession recovery. The automakers said they were seeing some signs that fuel economy was becoming a higher priority for consumers again but that gas prices were not affecting car shoppers as much as three years ago, when drivers were scrambling to get out of big trucks and sport utility vehicles. Sales rose 37 percent for pickups and 34 percent for SUVs from February 2010, while demand for small cars rose 24 percent, according to the Autodata Corp.
General Motors led all automakers with a 46 percent increase, as sales of its full-size pickup trucks jumped 66 percent and its Buick and Cadillac brands each reported gains of at least 70 percent. Chrysler sold 82 percent more pickups, though its total sales were up just 13 percent. Toyota said sales rose 42 percent last month, when traffic at its dealerships was hurt by two big recalls. Nissan, Hyundai and Kia each set February records. Ford Motor Co., which benefited from Toyota’s troubles last February, said sales were up 10 percent; excluding Volvo, which Ford no longer owns, its sales were up 14 percent. Its midsize car, the Fusion, outsold the Honda Accord, a perennial leader in that hotly contested seg-
ment. Ford said it planned to increase vehicle production by 9 percent in the second quarter, despite widespread projections that gasoline prices could hit $4 this summer. Nationwide, gas is averaging $3.375 a gallon after rising 20 cents in the last week and 27 cents from a month ago, according to the AAA motor club. LeaseTrader.com, which helps people who want to get out of auto leases, said its analysis of the price runup in 2008 suggested $4 was the psychological barrier that could cause consumers to change their buying behavior. But the automakers said they were confident sales would continue to rise, in part because many people put off buying a new vehicle during the recession and would need one soon.
“If gas prices rise slowly, as we expect them to, we don’t expect to see a big impact, but if there is a dramatic spike, that could obviously have a big impact on industry volumes,” Don Johnson, GM’s vice president of United States sales operations, said in a conference call with analysts and reporters. “The last one, we had a lot of people that overreacted and went into vehicles that didn’t meet their needs.” Since then, GM, Ford and other automakers have vastly improved their lineups of small cars as well as the profit margins that those segments generate. Smaller cars are still less profitable than trucks and SUVs, but in the past, the Detroit companies often sold those models at a loss simply to keep factories running.
Oil up, stocks down, gold at new high Peninsula Daily News news services
Bernanke on oil Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill, sought to downplay the potential effects of rising crude costs on U.S. inflation. Appearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Bernanke faced sharp questions about whether rising gasoline prices could spread dangerous inflation through the economy.
He said he did not think that its index of manufacturing activity rose to 61.4 “The most likely out- in February, up from 60.8 come is that the recent rise the previous month. in commodity prices will That’s the highest readlead to, at most, a tempo- ing since it reached the rary and relatively modest same level in May 2004. increase in U.S. consumer The ISM’s index botprice inflation,” Bernanke tomed out at 33.3 in Decemsaid. ber 2008, its lowest point in Still, persistently higher nearly 30 years. prices could shake conFactories have sumer confidence, prompt- rebounded at a healthy clip ing consumers to reduce since the recession officially spending. ended in June 2009. And that would weaken Americans have the economy, he acknowl- resumed spending on cars, edged. appliances and other bigticket items, and businesses Manufacturing: robust are investing in more indusBut the resumption of trial machinery and other oil’s climb triggered selling heavy equipment. Deere & Co., the world’s by nervous investors on Wall Street, overshadowing largest manufacturer of a report showing that U.S. agriculture equipment, said manufacturing activity last month that its quarremained robust in Febru- terly net income more than ary, a good sign for the econ- doubled as rising prices for corn, wheat and other crops omy. The Institute for Supply encouraged U.S. farmers to Management said Tuesday buy new machinery. so.
Judge holds off DSHS benefit cuts SEATTLE — A U.S. District Court judge has put a temporary hold on a state rule change that would have cut government dollars going to disabled children and their families. The rule change by the state Department of Social and Health Services would have forced poor families to count federal disability payments when determining their income. The rule was scheduled to go into effect Tuesday. The change could have forced thousands of families to lose benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the State Family Assistance programs. U.S. District Judge James Robart said in his ruling issued Monday that when faced with a conflict between dollars and human suffering, the balance tips in favor of preventing human suffering. A hearing on the temporary injunction will be held March 21.
BofA outages NEW YORK — Customers of Bank of America Corp. were again having problems accessing their accounts online Tuesday. It was the second outage for the bank in less than two months. The latest problems, which began Monday and hadn’t been resolved by early Tuesday evening, were the result of system upgrades over the weekend, said Tara Burke, a company spokeswoman. The site was slow to load in some cases, and other customers were unable to log on.
Commercial fish ANCHORAGE — A survey for possible oil and gas drilling off Alaska’s northern coast have found commercial fish such as Pacific cod and walleye pollock in Arctic waters where they have not been previously documented. The study, recently compiled into a final report, of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas has generated research of value beyond oil exploration. The National Marine Fisheries Service conducted a trawler survey in the western Beaufort. In addition to the discovery of cod and pollock it found commercial-sized snow crab. The findings led regulators to ban commercial fishing in U.S. Arctic waters before seafood companies could send boats. A larger concern is the potential for environmental disruption, either from increased shipping traffic as Arctic ice recedes or from catastrophic oil spills. Another survey of the central Beaufort is scheduled this summer, led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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ing Canada lynx this winter to continue their study of the elusive cat. Since 2006, biologists have captured 12 lynx in an effort to learn more about their needs and habits. The Canada lynx is listed as a threatened species at both the state and federal levels. Studies so far show the animals prefer higher elevation forests that support snowshoe hares, their main food source.
Cargo terminal BELLINGHAM — Seattle-based SSA Marine has started the environmental review process for a $500 million marine terminal at Cherry Point in Whatcom County. The terminal would load coal, grain and minerals onto ships for transport to Asia. A ship would call at the terminal every day-and-a-half. The company hopes to start construction in 2013 and open the terminal in 2015. It would employ about 430 workers. SSA runs 125 marine terminal operations around the world.
Nonferrous metals NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday. Aluminum - $1.1480 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $4.4709 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $4.4905 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $2533.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.1235 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1420.75 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1430.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $34.530 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $34.416 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum - $1832.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1845.10 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.
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NEW YORK — Escalating unrest in the Middle East is again driving oil prices up and stocks down — and is sending some investors fleeing for classic havens, including precious metals and Treasury bonds. Gold hit a record high Tuesday, topping its previous peak reached at the start of the year. March gold futures soared $21.40 to $1,430.70 an ounce, topping the previous closing record of $1,422.60 reached Jan. 3. Silver surged 61 cents to $34.42 an ounce, a new 31-year high (unadjusted for inflation). Gold has risen in 10 of the last 11 trading sessions as social unrest in the Middle East and North Africa has spread. Near-term oil futures in New York ended floor trading at $99.63 a barrel, up
$2.66, or 2.7 percent, from Monday and the highest close since September 2008. Crude had briefly reached a high of $103.41 during trading last Thursday before pulling back. Oil’s price in London also jumped Tuesday, gaining $3.68 to $115.48 a barrel. Some investors snapped up Treasury securities, pushing yields down. The five-year T-note yield slipped to 2.12 percent from 2.14 percent Monday.
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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS, PUZZLES, DEAR ABBY In this section
PT woman rebuilds Victorian Festival Two-day event slated this month
PORT TOWNSEND NEIGHBOR
“All of the events Jackson except the walking tours are inside,” Liu AS A TEACHER, said. Kathy Liu imparted the Outside, basics of chemistry, physics however, is and biology to high school where Liu students in Daly City, Calif. made the Then she helped start connection an online professional that led to development resource for her volunbiology teachers called teering to coordinate the Access Excellence, working festival. with the sponsor, Genentech, for 15 years. Rhody Run roots Moving to Port It was the spring after Townsend in 2002, she and her husband, Chelcie Liu, she and her husband had moved to town, and they built a craftsman-style house and commissioned a were attending the annual Rhody Run party hosted by traditional wooden boat, Bill and Wendy Metzer the Townsend Tern. at their house, which is on Now, Liu is rebuilding the local Victorian Festival the course. Guests sit at chairs and tables set up from the keel up, starting along the road and cheer with a new name. on the racers, with Bill But Libby Palmer, passing out slices of waterwho is coordinating the melons. Orca Project at the Port “We started talking to Townsend Marine Science the couple at the next table Center, didn’t know that and discovered that the when she got a call from man, Frank Durbin, and Liu, asking if Palmer I had gone to high school would give a presentation about whales for Victorian together in Ketchikan, Alaska,” Liu said. Heritage Days. Frank’s spouse, Pat “She was surprised,” Liu said. “Then I explained the Durbin, has been director of the Victorian Festival idea, to look at attitudes and is a founding member towards whales then and of the Victorian Society in now. In Victorian times, whales were used for lamp America, Northwest chapoil, corset stays and scrim- ter, which put the festival on two years ago. shaw.” Trying to figure out how the festival could be orgaVictorian ties nized so that it wasn’t too The request exemplifies much work for the organizthe new approach Liu ers, Liu came up with the brought to the festival: idea of drawing on local Instead of making a list of resources. events and trying to find “I see it as opening up sponsors and coordinators, the history of the commushe made a list of nonprof- nity,” she said. “We need to its in town and went be looking at all these difaround asking if people ferent aspects of it.” wanted to participate by She also suggested makhighlighting aspects of ing the festival’s signature their work that have a Vic- event, the Grand Ball, less torian tie. grand and more user“The focus is on our friendly by de-emphasizing community and underthe need for Victorian cosstanding the connection tume and lowering the between past and present,” ticket price. Liu said. “It’s not so much The result: the inaugudressing up as understand- ral Equinox Ball on Saturing what Victorian left us day, March 19, in the renoand what we still use.” vated JFK Building at Fort Also on board for the Worden State Park. March 18-20 festival are The theme is “Hands the Northwest Maritime Across the Centuries,” with Center, where boat builders people encouraged to come employ 19th-century skills dressed as people from any to maintain wooden boats, century, past, present or and the Port Townsend future. School of Woodworking, Tickets are $15 for which has been involved in adults, $8 for under 18. preservation and restora“We want everyone to tion of buildings at Fort come out and have fun,” Worden State Park. Liu said. “You can come For Victorian Heritage and listen and talk. It’s a Days, Kevin Palo, who social event.” teaches at the school, will The Uptown Cotillion give presentations on will play “genteel dancing understanding old houses music,” including waltzes, and weatherizing them. foxtrots and quadrilles, on Liu is weatherizing the violin, concertina and harp. festival by addressing one There may be a grand of the problems in past march, a tradition at balls years: the unpredictable in the past, but it will not March weather. be an evening of called
dances, Liu said. Victorian Festival traditions that remain untweaked: the Victorian Teas and the Victorian Fashion Show, the latter put on by JoAnn Bussa as a fundraiser for the Jefferson County Historical Society’s scholarship fund.
Old and new New this year: living model presentations by Sarah and Gabe Chrisman on a Victorian lady’s dressing sequence, a Victorian gentleman’s dressing sequence and how Victorians wore their clothes. Free events include a Victorian Family Social and Victorian parlor games for children at Jefferson Community School and an interactive quilting and handwork demonstration amid the antique velvet couches and crystal chandeliers on the upper floor of the Vintage Hardware Building. Realtor Nancy Stelow is creating a list of houses with historic significance that are for sale that will open for viewing during the weekend. The list will be online (victorianfestival. org) or can be picked up at Heritage Days headquarters, the former Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center on Sims Way. Also available will be a $15 pass that covers the admission fees at the Jennifer Jackson/for Peninsula Daily News Marine Science Center and With the help of local organizations, Kathy Liu is recasting the Victorian participating museums: the Festival into Victorian Heritage Days, with the focus on connections Commanding Officer’s between the past and present. Quarters and Coast Artillery Museum at Fort Worden and the Jefferson “It’s not so much dressing up as understanding what Victorian left us County Historical Museum and what we still use.” and the Rothschild House in town. Kathy Liu Tickets for bus tours Port Townsend resident who is recasting the Victorian Festival and walking tours are $10 each. Liu kept the cost low by going to Seaport Landing and Discovery View Apartments and asking for the loan of their buses. The directors were glad to oblige. “I do hope people will see what we’re doing as a beginning and next year come to us and say, ‘I want to participate in this way,’” Liu said. Anyone who wants to hold an event in conjunction with the festival this year is free to put out a sign and do so, Liu said, and she will be glad to add it to the list. “This is not about making money,” Liu said. “This is about building community and making connections.” Contact Liu at 360-3791954 or vic.soc.nw@gmail. com.
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________ Jennifer Jackson writes about Port Townsend and Jefferson County every Wednesday. To contact her with items for this column, phone 360-379-5688 or e-mail email@example.com.
Jefferson seeking nominations for local ‘Public Health Heroes’ Peninsula Daily News
JCPH said in calling for nominations. There is no limit to the number of nominations a person can submit. For nomination forms, go to the JCPH office, 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend; visit www.jeffersoncounty publichealth.org; or ask that an application be mailed by phoning 360-385-9400. To return a nomination form, drop off or mail it to JCPH c/o Public Health Heroes, 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, WA 98368, or fax to 360-385-9401. Winners will be announced at the Thursday, April 21, Jefferson County Board of Health meeting at 2:30 p.m. at 615 Sheridan St. For more information, phone Julia Danskin at 360385-9400 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. wa.us. For more about National Public Health week, visit www.nphw.org.
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PORT TOWNSEND — Local “Public Health Heroes who make our community safer” are sought as Jefferson County Public Health prepares to observe National Public Health Week on April 4-10. This year’s theme is “Safety is NO Accident.” The annual JCPH awards honor people who live or work in Jefferson County and promote public health in their daily lives. Nominations from the public are due Wednesday, March 16. Following are the categories, though nominations can be made for other reasons: ■ Community Health Promotion, honoring individuals or groups whose efforts increase the quality of life in the county. ■ Public Health Leadership, for those who have provided leadership in creating
policy solutions that promote and protect the community health. ■ Business Merit, recognizing companies for environmentally sound practices or for making healthy choices in what they sell, how they support employees and how they promote community health. ■ Community Based Organization, recognizing those who provide infrastructure and services that promote public health in a variety of ways. ■ Special Recognition for the Public Health Hero, for individuals or groups who help identify a problem and then help the community work towards its resolution — planting trees, building trails, promoting physical exercise or health diets, fitting children’s car seats. “We want to hear your story” about efforts to prevent injuries and health problems before they occur,
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Things to Do Today and Thursday, March 2-March 3, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End
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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. 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.
Dance lessons by appointThe Answer for Youth — ment — Phone Carol Hatha- Drop-in outreach center for way at 360-460-3836 or e-mail youth and young adults, email@example.com. ing essentials like clothes, German conversation — food, Narcotics and Alcoholics All ages invited to German chat Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 group. Must speak and under- E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. stand German. Discussion topDomestic violence supics include current events, port group — Healthy Famimusic, food and other topics. lies of Clallam County, 1210 E. Phone 360-457-0614 or 360- Front St., Suite C, 3:30 p.m. to 808-1522. 4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Free Biz Builders — August childcare. Phone 360-452Glass office building, 312 E. 3811. Fifth St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Open Mental health drop-in cento business representatives. ter — The Horizon Center, 205 Phone 360-460-0313. E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Walk-in vision clinic — For those with mental disorInformation for visually ders and looking for a place to impaired and blind people, socialize, something to do or a including accessible technol- hot meal. For more information, ogy display, library, Braille phone Rebecca Brown at 360training and various magnifica- 457-0431. tion aids. Vision Loss Center, Senior meal — Nutrition Armory Square Mall, 228 W. program, Port Angeles Senior First St., Suite N. Phone for an Center, 328 E. Seventh St., appointment 360-457-1383 or 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per visit www.visionlossservices. meal. Reservations recomorg/vision. mended. Phone 360-457-8921. Advanced watercolor Overeaters Anonymous — class — With artist Roxanne Bethany Pentecostal Church, Grinstad. Holy Trinity Lutheran 508 S. Francis St., 5:30 p.m. Church, 301 E. Lopez Ave., Phone 360-457-8395. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $40 for First Wednesday parents four-week session. Phone 360452-6334 or e-mail program — St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 132 E. 13th firstname.lastname@example.org. St., 6 p.m. Opportunity for parArt classes — Between ents and children to share a Port Angeles and Sequim. 10 potluck meal and parenting a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For direc- ideas. Bring a potluck dish. tions and costs, phone Susan Free child care. Phone 360Spar 360-457-6994. 457-4122 or visit www.st Guided walking tour — matthewportangeles.org and Historic downtown buildings, click on “Upcoming Events.” an old brothel and “UnderBingo — Masonic Lodge, ground Port Angeles.” Cham- 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. ber of Commerce, 121 E. Rail- Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, road Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 drinks and pull tabs available. p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 Phone 360-457-7377. senior citizens and students, Live music — Good Medi$6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reserva- cine Band, The Junction, tions, phone 360-452-2363, 242701 U.S. Highway 101. 6:30 p.m. No cover. ext. 0. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-4573532. Volunteer docent training — Clallam County Historical Society. Museum at the Carnegie, 207 S. Lincoln St., 10 a.m. to noon. United Methodist Women — Parlor of the church, 110 E. Seventh St., 10:30 a.m. Elizabeth Circle gives presentation. Lunch bunch “B” provides meal. Community women invited. For more information, phone the church at 360-4528971. Bingo — Eagles Club Auxiliary, 110 S. Penn St., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch available. Open to the public. Phone 360-4523344. First Step drop-in center — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, computers, fax and copier. Phone 360-457-8355.
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Get in on the Things to Do The daily Things to Do calendar focuses on events open to the public. There is no cost for inclusion in both the print and online version at peninsuladailynews.com. Submissions must be received at least two weeks in advance of the event and contain the event’s name, location and address, times, cost if any, contact phone number and a brief description. Submitting items for Things to Do is easy: ■ E-MAIL: Send items to news@peninsuladailynews. com or via the “Calendar” link at peninsuladailynews. com. ■ U.S. MAIL: PDN News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. ■ IN PERSON: At any of the PDN’s three news offices. Please see Page A2 for the address of the one nearest you in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim.
First Step drop-in center — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, computers, fax and copier. Phone 360-457-8355.
making and construction. For details, phone Ed McKay at 360-928-3331 or Gary Haubold at 360-452-4919.
Museum at the Carnegie — Second and Lincoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by donation $2 per person; $5 per family. Main exhibit, “Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Lower level, changing exhibits, Books-Plus Shopping. Elevator, ADA access parking in rear. Tours available. Phone 360-452-6779.
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Celebrate Recovery — Christ-based recovery group. Lighthouse Christian Center, 304 Viewcrest Ave. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Phone 360-4528909.
Peninsula Woodworkers Club — For those interested in all phases of woodworking from furniture and cabinet making to wood turning, carving, boat-building, instrument-
We are looking for those individuals who would like to share their talents and their time with our residents.
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.sequim gardenshow.com for an artist agreement and contract information.
Cardio-step exercise class — Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. $5 a person. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360-477-2409 or e-mail jhaupt6@wavecable. com. Line dance class — Pioneer Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes. $5 per class. Phone 360-681-2987. Free blood pressure checks — Cardiac Services Department, Olympic Medical Center medical services building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to noon. Free karate lessons — Ideal for people fighting cancer encouraged by medical providers to seek physical activity. Kathrin J. Sumpter at Sequim Martial Arts, 452 Riverview Drive, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Space limited. For reservations, phone 360-683-4799. Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “Studio by the Creek.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360683-8110.
Italian class — Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W.
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Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ olypen.com. 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 email@example.com.
Key City Public Theatre general auditions — Key City Olympic Outdoor Club Playhouse, 419 Washington hike — Anderson Lake Trail, St., 6 p.m. Shows include an easy hike of 2.2 miles round trip; elevation gain of 80 feet; “Dracula,” “BARK! The Musihigh point at 320 feet. E-mail cal,” “The Best Christmas Pagolympic.firstname.lastname@example.org. eant Ever” and other presentations. More information at www. Port Townsend Aero keycitypublictheatre.org.
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Kids crafts — First Teacher, Gamblers Anonymous — 220 W. Alder St., 10:30 a.m. Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Phone 360-582-3428. Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360Intuition workshop — 460-9662. “Introduction to Intuitive DevelCPR adult, child/infant opment,” Center of Infinite Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 11 class — Clallam County Fire a.m. to 1 p.m. Kristine Walsh, District No. 3, 323 N. Fifth Ave., metaphysician and facilitator. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $10. Advance payment and registraPhone at 360-582-0083. tion required. For information, Tax-Aide — Free assis- phone 360-683-4242. tance with tax preparation proFood Addicts in Recovery vided by trained volunteers. Bring any and all necessary Anonymous — Calvary Chadocumentation. Sequim Senior pel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 7 p.m. Center, 921 E. Hammond St. Phone 360-452-1050 or visit By appointment, 12:30 p.m. to www.foodaddicts.org. 3 p.m. Phone 360-683-6806. Public ballroom dance — Poetry group — Informal Sequim Elks Lodge, 1434 Port reading, writing and critique of Williams Road, 7 p.m. to 9:30 poems, led by Bob Mitchell. p.m. Gary and Diane band play Sequim Senior Activity Center, ballroom, swing, Latin, ethnic, 921 E. Hammond St., 1 p.m. to mixers and requests. All ages 2:30 p.m. Phone 360-477- welcome. Phone 360-457-7035 or 253-312-9200. 3650.
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Whether your talents are musical, dance, storytelling, crafts, etc., or you have time to spend visiting and reminiscing with our residents, we would love to talk with you. Please call 360-683-7047 and talk with our Life Enrichment Director about sharing your talents and time with our residents.
Bariatric surgery support group — Terrace Apartments, 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone 360-457-1456.
Belly dance troupe — Shula Azar performs. Wine on the Waterfront, 115 E. Railroad Ave., 7:30 p.m. No cover. Phone Lauren Johnson 360-417-5489.
We have added to our Discovery Memory Care family and have new volunteer opportunities available.
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Gastric bypass surgery support group — 114 E. Sixth St., No. 116, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Open to the public. Phone 360- Jane Lane, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. 457-1456. Phone 206-321-1718 or visit www.sequimyoga.com. Laff Pack Clowns — HabiOvereaters Anonymous — tat for Humanity, 728 E. Front St., 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Public Men’s meeting, St. Luke’s Episwelcome. Phone 360-457-7640. copal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., 7 a.m. Phone 360-582Teen Advisory Council — 9549. Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Walk aerobics — First BapPeabody St., 3:45 p.m. Discuss library programs, services and tist Church of Sequim, 1323 materials. For students in Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 grades five through 12. Food, a.m. Free. Phone 360-683prizes and snacks offered. 2114. Phone 360-417-8502. Bird walk — Dungeness Newborn parenting class River Audubon Center, Rail— “You and Your New Baby,” road Bridge Park, 2151 W. third-floor sunroom, Olympic Hendrickson Road, 8:30 a.m. Medical Center, 939 Caroline to 10:30 a.m. Phone the AuduSt., 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. bon at 360-681-4076 or e-mail Phone 360-417-7652. email@example.com.
Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 Al-Anon — St. Columbine E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Room, Queen of Angels For those with mental disorChurch, 209 W. 11th St., 7:30 ders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a p.m. to 8:30 p.m. hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360Thursday 457-0431. PA Vintage Softball — Senior meal — Nutrition Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowship and recreation. Women 45 program, Port Angeles Senior and over and men 50 and over. Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Phone Gordon Gardner at 360- 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per 452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360- meal. Reservations recom683-0141 for information, time mended. Phone 360-457-8921. of day and location. Knit, crochet and spin — Guided walking tour — All ages and skill levels, Veela Historic downtown buildings, Cafe, 133 E. First St., 4:30 p.m. an old brothel and “Under- to 6 p.m. ground Port Angeles.” ChamVolunteers in Medicine of ber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 the Olympics health clinic — p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 senior citizens and students, p.m. Free for patients with no $6 ages 6 to 12. Children insurance or access to health younger than 6, free. Reserva- care. For appointment, phone tions, phone 360-452-2363, 360-457-4431. ext. 0. Tai chi class — Ginger and Port Angeles Fine Arts Ginseng, 1012 W. 15th St., Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. 6:30 p.m. $12 per class or $10 Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 for three or more classes. No p.m. Free. Phone 360-457- experience necessary, wear loose comfortable clothing. 3532. Phone 360-808-5605. Mental illness family supMonthly Oneness Blessport group — For families and friends of people with mental ings (Deeksha) — Unitarian disorders. Peninsula Commu- Universalist, 73 Howe Road, nity Mental Health Center, 118 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. DonaE. Eighth St., noon to 1:15 p.m. tions accepted. All welcome. Phone Rebecca Brown, 360- Visit www.onenessuniversity. org or phone 360-681-4784. 457-0431.
Museum at the Carnegie — Second and Lincoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by donation $2 per person; $5 per family. Main exhibit, “Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Lower level, changing Port Angeles Lions Club exhibits, Books-Plus Shopping. Elevator, ADA access parking — Dawn Saiz, Shirley Anderin rear. Tours available. Phone son and Kathy Wahto on Maloney Heights Project. Crab360-452-6779. House Restaurant, 221 N. LinWomen’s belly dancing coln St., noon. Guests welexercise class — Focus on come.
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Neighbors put on nighttime show
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I moved into our first home two years ago. A few months after that, our lives got even better with the addition of our son. After living here for a while, we noticed that the neighbors behind us have a large window in their shower, and they tend to take a lot of nighttime showers. I’m sure you can see where this is heading. For a long time, we chose to ignore it, but my motherly instincts are getting the better of me now. I can’t help thinking of the day when my son is old enough to realize what he’s seeing. My husband and I have been debating whether to tell our neighbors we can see them showering. Sometimes they get pretty carried away in there. Should I tell them we can see everything? And if so, how do I go about it without causing them to be embarrassed, ashamed or angry? Getting an Eyeful in Ohio
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DEAR ABBY Dear Giving Notice: Because Van Buren you have been in school for the length of time you have, your announcement will probably not come as much of a surprise to your employer. However, before you give notice, be sure you have another job in place. When you do speak to your employer, thank him or her for your job. Explain that you are ready to start in your new field and offer to spend a few weeks training your replacement to make any transition easier.
Dear Abby: My husband recently had major surgery. I wanted to call a few close friends and family members beforehand to let them know. When I told my husband, we had Dear Getting an Eyeful: an argument. He felt they would feel Another shower letter! Write your neighbors a polite note obligated to respond. I felt it would be nice for both of us to have support telling them there is a clear view and that they would want to know. into their shower when their lights As it turned out, I made some are on at night. Explain that before your son was calls, and we did receive some muchborn, this was not of concern to you, needed support. Was I wrong to do but now that you have a small child, this? My husband wants your opinyou would appreciate it if they would ion on the matter. work with you on a solution to this Grateful for Helping Hands problem. in Colorado They may not be aware they’ve been putting on an X-rated show. Dear Grateful: The prospect of major surgery can be frightening — Dear Abby: I have worked in the both for the patient and the spouse. same office for more than a decade. Your husband may have preferred to Last year, I returned to school in an downplay it because he was afraid effort to finally get into a field where broadcasting it was displaying weakI can earn more money. I will gradu- ness. ate next spring and, hopefully, will You obviously found the prospect begin a new career. traumatic and didn’t want to be I need your advice about how to alone at that time. Was it wrong to approach my boss when the time ask for help? I don’t think so. My advice to your husband is to comes. This is a very small office and, while I wouldn’t call us friends, lighten up and get well soon. we probably have a closer relation_________ ship than most people in a larger Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, office would have. also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was Any thoughts on the best way to founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letapproach this? ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box Giving Notice 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via e-mail on the East Coast by logging onto www.dearabby.com.
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The Last Word in Astrology By Eugenia Last ARIES (March 21-April 19): Concentrate on working as a team player. Greater stability will be established if you are committed to whatever project you are working on. By offering your time, services or listening to the concerns being expressed, you will enhance an important partnership. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can make a big splash with someone who interests you personally or professionally. A partnership can ease your stress and help stabilize your life financially and emotionally. Make alterations to your home environment. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Rely on your past experience in order to make the right decision now. Someone is likely to play games with you mentally if you don’t have your facts straight. Preparation will be the key. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Put a little pressure on someone you feel owes you. Call in favors and take action regarding a new position or job you want. Do something you’ve wanted to do for a long time that will boost your confidence and improve your attitude. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll be inclined to overreact if someone makes a last-minute change that upsets your plans. Keep moving in the direction you feel you need to go and you will discover how capable you are and send a strong signal that you don’t need to rely on anyone for anything. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Follow your heart, your dreams and your intuition. Take on a little extra work and you’ll send a positive message to your boss, clients or colleagues. Pick and choose what you take on. Actions speak louder than words. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Things are looking up both personally and professionally. You will have greater insight into what others want from you and can, therefore, deliver the goods. The chance to enhance your romantic life is apparent. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You can enhance your life by making alterations to your living space. Money that is owed to you or that you don’t have to work for will be presented in an unusual set of circumstances. A promise made must be kept. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You will learn a lot from someone you consider a doer. If you don’t try to fit too much into one day or one project, you will do a good job. A couple of personal changes will alter not only your outlook but your status. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take a good look at what you are up against and take action. There is no room for second-guessing. You need to be sure and to act fast. Your emotions will play games with you if you don’t stick to your game plan. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll be broadsided by what someone does behind your back. Don’t retaliate. Do what’s least expected and you will regain your status quo. It’s the little things that will count today. Keep it simple and to the point. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t make a foolish mistake by letting your emotions come between you and what you want. Everything is falling into place. All you have to do is what’s expected of you. It’s up to you to show your worth. 2 stars
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Advocate for Dove House Advocacy Services. Provide crisis intervention and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual abuse including counseling, coordinating services, referrals, transportation, staffing 24 hr crisis line. The ideal candidate will have skills in counseling victims/survivors of domestic violence/ sexual assault, excellent interpersonal skills, confidentiality, computer skills, organization and time management abilities. Must pass background check. EOE. Fax resume to 360-3795395, or mail to P.O. Box 743, Port Townsend, WA 98368. AUTO SALESPERSON Koenig Chevrolet Subaru is looking for a highly motivated individual for our Auto Salesperson position. Excellent pay program and benefits. Contact Bill Koenig Chevrolet Subaru 457-4444 CAREGIVERS KWA Homecare. Call 452-2129.
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AIDES/RNA OR CNA Best wages, bonuses. Wright’s. 457-9236. DINNER COOK Experienced. Joshua’s Restaurant. Finance Manager: NW Maritime Center. Full position description: http://ow.ly/45b1O In-home child care, Wed. night/wknds, transportation required. 452-7938. LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. MA, LPN, or RN PT/ FT, family practice office in P.A. Must have excellent computer and communication skills, ability to multi-task and a team player. Medical office experience preferred. Good benefit pkg. and wages. Send Resume to: Peninsula Daily News PDN#198/MA Pt Angeles, WA 98362 MARINA SUMMER HELP The Port of Port Angeles is seeking individuals interested in summer custodial and landscape maintenance positions at the John Wayne Marina in Sequim. There are two part time positions available both include weekend work. Applications and job descriptions may be picked up at the Port Admin Office, 338 West First Street, Port Angeles or online at www.portofpa.com Applications accepted through Friday, March 18th. Drug testing is required. Medical Assistant Needed part-time. Email resume to MAposition@ hotmail.com NEW CAREER? If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding new career, we are in need of a highly self-motivated, goal driven, honest, dependable, professional sales person. We offer a great compensation plan, with 401K, medical, dental, and training. Send resume to: sales@ priceford.com NOW HIRING Insulation installers. Good driving record, work ethic, respectful. Apply in person at 261372 Hwy. 101, Sequim. 582-9600. OPERATIONS MANAGER Wholesaler based in P.A. in need of operations manager to oversee accounting, business to business sales, and overall business operations. Candidate will need strong accounting skills, cost accounting, ability to solve problems and lead people. 5 yrs exp., BA in business or accounting preferred. Resume to: Peninsula Daily News PDN#199/Manager Pt Angeles WA 98362 ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840 The Quileute Tribe has several job opening, visit our website at quileutenation.org or call us at 360-3744366 for up to date job openings. WAIT STAFF/ BARTENDER Experienced only. Peninsula Golf Club. 457-7348
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A TWOFER Two 2 Br., 2 bath doublewide homes with magnificent mountain views on one property. Rent one out and live in the other. Heat pumps in both units. Good Cents Homes construction. Larger unit has jetted tub, walkin shower and walkin pantry. RV garage and hookups. $275,000 ML260255/179860 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY CAREFREE LIVING AT ITS BEST 55+ community overlooks the Sequim Valley. Paid utilities, interior/exterior maintenance. Clubhouse with spa, sauna, exercise equipment. Gardening plots and heated indoor pool. $99,500 ML184105/260328 Terry Peterson 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
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1940’S CLASSIC ON 3 CITY LOTS 3 Br., 1.15 bath on 3 lots with water and mountain views. $250,000. ML252231. Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. CHARMING COTTAGE BY THE SEA With lovely cameo water views. Private community beach access and a private airport nearby. Gourmet kitchen with new stainless appliances. Vaulted ceilings and stunning maple laminate flooring. Enjoy sitting on the expansive covered deck and watch the ships pass by. This special and unique home has a warmth and charm you must experience. $309,900. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 CHARMING Recently updated with laminate floors in living room, dining room and kitchen. 3 Br., 2 bath, 2 fireplaces. 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 CLOSE TO BEACH This 1 story home has a classy and elegant design. A gorgeous Whiskey Creek River rock fireplace along with beautiful views of a valley-like pasture and treed creek area are enjoyed from the living room. A few minutes walk to Whiskey Creek Beach. 3 Br., 2 bath, 2,438 sf. A very well maintained home. $279,900. ML260350. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY COUNTRY LIVING, CITY CONVENIENCE Home is a 2 Br., 2 bath, 2005 model in excellent shape situated on a beautiful country acre parcel. The location? You can have it both ways being perfectly positioned between Sequim and Port Angeles – it’s just a short drive either way. You won’t find many newer homes on an acre for this price! Check it out and call it home. $179,000. ML252040. Dave Sharman 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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BRINNON: Rent to own. 2 Br., 2 bath doublewide. On two lots in Seamount Estates, with community beach. Has woodstove. $85,900 360-796-4813 FANTASTIC VIEWS Strait, city lights, Victoria and Mount Baker. Vaulted cedar tongue and groove ceilings, skylights, fireplace with propane insert and two free standing propane stoves, separated Master Br. Large wood deck off family room. RV parking with dump, water and electric. $397,000. ML251615. Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East FSBO, 2003, 3 Br., 1.75 ba, 1,188 sf on city lot, open floor plan, oversized single car detached garage, professionally landscaped, sprinkler system, huge patio, partly fenced, mtn. view from yard, many extras. $159,900. 452-9297. GET READY TO BE SURPRISED Not the usual 70’s rambler. Jazzed up and opened up, this is a delightful home. Kitchen has been opened up so that the cook isn’t isolated. Doors lead from the dining area to the spacious deck. You’re going to love the deck and fenced backyard. Relax or have a party! There’s plenty of space. Lots of parking for your vehicles with extra paving by the driveway and a space inside the fence for your boat or RV. $220,000. ML260253. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY HARBOR VIEWS Enjoy great water views from this custom built home in the city. Lots of wood, open main floor, vaulted ceiling. Deep jetted soak tub in master bath. Upper floor is like a tree house; lots of large windows, wood stove, private balcony and some mountain views. Garage on lower level with shop (220V), storage, 1/2 bath. Nicely landscaped with fruit trees and raised garden beds. $235,000. ML260317 Cathy Reed 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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FSBO: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, carpet and tile throughout 5/8 acre lot with well and septic, garden, fruit trees and fenced front yard. Covered front/rear porches. Large two car garage w/attached shop area. 360-683-6703 or 303-495-0433. Offers accepted. HOME-APALOOZA! Home is custom designed, high-end crafted with topnotch materials for discerning tastes! Maple hardwood floors. Granite tile counters and tile backsplash in kitchen. Stainless appliances include 40”, 5 burner stove and double oven! Now we’re cookin’! Under-counter lighting and custom maple cabinets. Home has 9’ ceilings (coffers in master Br. and formal dining room. Private back deck offers snowcapped mtn view. $249,900. ML260315. Dan Blevins 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY LIFE AT THE ORCHARDS Discover life renewed in this resort-style community nestled among acres of fruit trees and close to everything. Community hobby center, clubhouse with gourmet kitchen, dining room and full reception area and a guest suite you can rent. $179,000 Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Multiple views on .62 private acres near schools and shopping. Great water/ mountain views from Del Guzzi built home with living rm, great room, rec rm. Laundry rm with back entry. Private entry on 1st floor. Shop. Warm, south facing, tiled patio. Fruit trees/garden. $334,000. 457-2796. ORIGINAL OWNER Lovely 3 Br., 1.5 bath home. Large master Br. with big closet, master bath with double sinks, large shower with seat, walk-in closet. Nice dining room, laminate floors, low maintenance landscaping, insulating shutters. Kitchen has breakfast bar, lovely red alder cabinets and pantry. Energy efficient heat pump. $249,900 ML260168/175060 Dave Stofferahn 477-5542 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
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PARTIAL VIEW AND INCREDIBLE PRICE Large eat-in kitchen/ family room with center island bar and propane fireplace. High ceilings, lots of windows for a light bright feel. Bonus room at garage level an additional 300+ sf. $199,900. ML39472 Lois Chase Johnson 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow ‘R’ IS FOR RIVER FRONT One of a kind riverfront parcel with over 400 feet of river frontage on the Dungeness. Septic and well are already installed, totally buildable, lovable and fishable. 15 acres, house, greenhouse, shop and more! Too new for MLS! Jace Schmitz 360-452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company
WELL MAINTAINED 2 Br., 2 baths each, carport and great storage space. Units have been well maintained and have had good rental history. Brings in $1,500 a month. $214,900. ML251403 Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. WONDERFUL HOME 2,300 sf of living space. Open kitchen, spacious Br., den/office, and easy maintenance landscaped yard. Attached ADU/mother-in-law apartment quarters, additional bonus garage with RV bay, and 12’ door. Enjoy great mtn views from rear patio. Additional covered patio off the master Br., too. Fenced garden area. Enjoy country living in this very lovely home. $485,000. ML260296 Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
52 SEQUIM VIEW HOME 3 Br., 2 ba, 1.25 acres, 16x20 sunroom, 24x36 shop, gardeners delight, 243 Brazil Rd. $349,000. 360-504-2504 SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME At a low, low price. Hardwood floors, huge family room and living room plus 1/3 acre provide lots of room for a growing family. New vinyl windows help keep the heat in. Great opportunity at this low price. $169,900. ML252441 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. TOP QUALITY SUNLAND HOME Located on a large fairway lot, open space design, beautiful Corian counters, free standing woodstove with brick hearth, tiled spacious solarium off kitchen, enjoy Sunland amenities! $239,000 ML185107/260338 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND WATER VIEW! Better than partial water view from this 2 Br. bungalow! Wood fireplace, vinyl windows, large fenced backyard with covered porch. Great starter or rental! $135,000. ML252403 Kathy Love 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY
MOBILE HOME: 2 Br., 1 bath, copper wire, newly remodeled. Must be moved. Very clean. $8,000/obo. 360-301-9109 PRE-OWNED ‘82 3 Br., dbl. wide. $18,000 delivered/ set. ‘84 3 Br., dbl. wide $18,000 delivered/set. 3 other used dbls. Buy Rite Homes 681-0777. QUALITY 2007 ENERGY STAR HOME Immaculate condition in a park, upgrades throughout, artfully landscaped for ease of maintenance, close to Discovery Trail, southern exposure patio. $124,500. ML186197/260356 Team Topper 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
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BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME Nice level acreage, mountain views on 2.51 acres, PUD water, soil test complete. $149,000. ML184105/260328 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL 4 acres on Mt. Pleasant Rd. with great mountain views. Rented older mobile, PUD water and power, three bedroom septic in place, sewer coming, $275,000, terms possible. Owner, 360-808-7107 O’BRIEN ROAD P.A. Beautifully treed 2.5 acres. New outbuildings and septic system. Young orchard. $149,000. 360-7974659 leave message. VIEWS AND PRIVACY, TOO Everyone is looking for a view property with privacy. This is it. 2.6 acres, water and mountain views at the crest of Benson Hill. $149,000. ML242340 Dave Ramey 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
Two commercial lots on busy C St. Commercial neighborhood zoning has many permitted uses including retail, food and beverage, residential with business, and many more. Great value, and owner may carry financing with 15% down, subject to seller approval and terms. $119,500. ML260214 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
2 LOTS FOR SALE by owner. Port Angeles lot at 222 W. Park Ave., half acre + close in town. Water, power, and sewer installed. Paved street, walk to Albertson’s and high school. $99,000. Owner financing. Diamond Point lot with water view, perc, water, $69,000. Owner financing. Call 253-549-3345.
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CENTRAL P.A.: 3 Br. $650. No smoking/ pets. 457-9698.
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Highland Commons I & II Senior affordable housing. 2 mo. rent free! Ask for details. 360-457-6827 P.A.: 1 Br. Downtown location, mountain view, no pets. $525. 582-7241 P.A.: Front St. apt., 1 Br., 2nd story, 1st and dep., $475, $300. No smoke or pets. 477-9256. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 2 Br., 1 bath, $650 mo., 1st, last, dep. No smoke/ dogs. Remodeled. 683-9176
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JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. H 1 br 1 ba......$450 A 1 br 1 ba......$575 A 2 br 1 ba......$600 A 2 br 1 ba..... $650 H 2 br 1 ba......$750 H 3 br 2 ba......$925 H 4 br 2 ba.....$1100 HOUSES IN SEQUIM H 2 br 1 ba.......$575 A 2 br 1 ba.......$725 D 1 br 1 ba.......$850
More Properties at www.jarentals.com P.A.: 2+ Br., wood insert, garage. $850. 457-9878 am/eves. P.A.: 2358 E. 3rd Ave. 786 sf, fenced, 1 Br. $575 mo. 460-4107.
Great location, high visibility on Hwy 101, 2,400 sf, office, restroom, lots of signage. $1,000 per mo. Rusty 460-5892. Office/Workshop/ Storage Spaces available. 300 sf up to 2,500 sf 360-683-3737 P.A. SALON: 5 stations, 800 sf, ground floor, exc. parking, high traffic, private office entrance, bath, terms neg. 457-1032 PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326
2.5 acre 5 bed, 2 bath Gentleman’s farm, remodeled, barn, view, pasture, Garden, Pellet stove, basement, bball court, chicken coop. $1,200. 360-670-4974 or 460-2832
3 Br., 1.5 bath, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1,100 first, last, dep. Non-smk/dog ok w/restr. Contact Add: 1527 W. 10th St. 206-898-3252 Charming Vintage 2 Br, 1 bath home, recent remodel with deck and 1 car detached storage garage. Remodeled with new bathroom, carpet,kitchen. W/D. $900/mo. First/last/ damage. Contact cell: 206-898-3252; H 360-437-8119
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P.A.: 3 Br., 2 ba. Modern, new appliances. $895. 452-1395.
P.A.: Cherry Hill charmer. 3 Br., 2 ba, fenced, quiet, central. $950 mo. No smoking. Pet OK w/dep. 457-8421. 117 W 9th St. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 1 Br., in town, very clean, sec. sys, W/D, W/S/G incl. $560. Yr lease. 460-8978. SEQUIM: 2+ Br., 1 bath. No smoking. Pets on approval. $800, 1st, last, dep. 683-8745 SEQUIM: 4 Br. mobile w/add on. 1st, last, dep. $900 each. No pets. 775-8856. WANTED: 3 or 4 Br., garage, Sequim. Section 8. 808-3160. Waterfront farmhouse, 3 Br., 2 carports, W/D, fresh paint, no smoke/pets. $1,200. 360-683-5825
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SEQ: Room, util. incl. $350. WiFi, HD TV. No D/D. 457-6779.
8TH ST. P.A.: 800 sf, ground floor, exc. parking, private office entrance, bath, terms neg. 457-1032
Between Seq./Carlsborg, 2,400 sf shop/ office. 683-1639.
MISC: Very nice traditional dining table with 4 upholstered chairs with leaf, seats 8, $400/obo. 19th century walnut drop leaf table, $950. Small oak antique table with slide-out leaf, $450. 460-6505. SET: 2 piece sofa with corner wedge, $450. Matching chair, $200. Light sage, gently used. 683-2383 SET: Burl log furniture from Cody, WY. 5 pieces, large bookcase, armoire, 4 and 6 drawer dresser, night stand, maple tops. $2,100/obo all, willing to separate. 457-1483 SOFA: Reclining sectional sofa, brown leather with center console, excellent condition. $650/obo. 477-6286
P.A.: 3 Br., 1.5 ba, rural, Strait view W/D hookup, no garage. $950. 360-775-5693. 1,310 sf, sgl lvl 2 br., 2 bath, 2 car, ocean/ mtn view, remodeled all the extras, upscale area. 360-281-6928
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Angeles Furniture has a huge clearance area that you must stop by and check out. Shop for your living room, dining area and bedroom all at close out prices. 1114 E. First St., Port Angeles. 457-9412. angelesfurniture.com See us on Facebook MATTRESS SETS Memory foam queen set, no springs, like new, barely used, paid over $1,400 new, sell for $600/ obo. Serta mismatched queen and box spring, great shape, $200/obo. 681-3299 MISC: 5 vintage solid oak dining room chairs (1 is a captain’s chair), $235. Solid oak gorgeous hutch, $350. 683-6573. MISC: Large dining table with 4 chairs, light blond finish, $135. 2 matching coffee tables, 1 large $40, 1 small $30. Very nice, must see to appreciate. 681-4429
ANTIQUE DOLL RESTORATION Nurse Nancy America’s rembrandt of doll restoration will be at Elegant Flea Antique Show, at Sequim Prairie Grange Hall, Fri., Sat., March 4-5, 93:00 p.m. Bring your cherished childhood dolls with you to the show for a free appraisal and estimate of restoration. Doll restringing available. 360-265-5664. BADA BEAN! BADA BLOOM! 10th ANNIVERSARY Thurs., Mar. 17 All Day Specials, starting 5:30 a.m. $2 mint mochas, $2 green carnations, $2 tans Free Balloons, Raffle & Drawings 1105 E. Front St. P.A. CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 FARM DISK: 6’ pull type. $600. 452-3051 FENCE POSTS Cedar, peeled, 8’, $8 ea. 7’, $5 ea. Delivery available. 461-1996. FIREWOOD $185 cord. 360-477-8832 FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FLOORING: White oak, clear, select, T&G, 3 1/4” wide, unfinished, from New England mill, 65 sf, $3.50 sf/obo. 681-8015
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Floor Loom: LeClerc 4 harness 36â€? floor loom. 20 dent reed, 3 boat shuttles. $500/ obo. 360-457-9037. FREE: 3 yr. old Border Collie to a good home. Loves to work. 683-6527. GENERATOR: Coleman Powermate 18kw. Model PM0431800. Starts and runs great. No more than 10 hours running time on it. Very clean. Specs are: 120VAC; 12VDC; 15A; 60hz; $300 firm. 379-2989. HOME GYM: Pacific Fitness Malibu home gum, multi-station, many features. $550. 461-2810 HOT TUB: 2 person, you haul. $500. 582-3082 LEITZ FARMS, INC. Wood Stove Pellets $185 ton. 452-1400. MISC: Cub Cadet 1500 riding mower, with mulcher, $1,500. Queen size brass bed, with mattress & accessories, $500. Oriental art and vases, $100-$250. 681-0131 MISC: Frigid Air propane range, used 6 mo, fairly new, $300. Xbox, w/Rock Band drums, 2 guitars, $150. Lumber rack for full-sized truck w/utility box, $250. 452-1560 MISC: Generators (2) 5,000 watt, $350 ea. Concrete saw, Partner mark 2, with new blades, $700. 452-4820 MISC: Pride Jazzy electric wheel chair, like new, indoor use only model #TSS300, low hrs. $1,300. Roller walker with seat, hand brakes $50. 452-3436 MOWER: Craftsman lawn mower, 17.5 hp, 6 speed transaxle. 7 years old. Still mows, or turn it into a racer! $600/obo, cash. 452-5626 MOWER: Craftsman lawn mower, 17.5 hp, 6 speed transaxle. 7 years old. Still mows, or turn it into a racer! $600/obo, cash. 452-5626
MONITOR: Flat 17â€? TFT LCD color, orig. box. $80. 683-2589. TV: 19â€? color Magnavox with remote. Works great! $50 or trade for good working clothes dryer. 681-4429.
CARBINE: HK model 94, 9mm, Surefire, extra mags, case, excellent investment. $4,250. 582-9218. GOLF CART: For sale. Club Car. All new batteries. Doors and propane heater. $1,400. 360-683-6161 REVOLVERS: Ruger GP 100, 357, 3â€? barrel, $525. Ruger GP 100 327, 4â€? barrel, $550. Both new, never been fired. 460-4491 RIFLE: High Standard AR15 .223/Nato, 16â€? ch H-bar, 6 pos stock, Bayo lug, mil spec comp, 30 rd mag, factory warranty, new in box. $880. 683-7716
UTILITY TRAILER â€˜07 33â€™, tandem axel g.n., deck length 25â€™, 14K lbs GVWR, 5â€™ spring loaded pop up, dove tail with 5â€™ ramps. $4,500. 452-5457, 808-3899 UTILITY TRAILER 8â€™x4â€™ bed, new tires, excellent condition, 2â€? ball joint, hitch, 4â€™ high fixed wood sides, fold down back ramp. $975. 683-9893 VACUUM: Rainbow SE vacuum/shampooer. $450. 670-6230 WANTED: Watches, working or not, watch tools. 461-1474.
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Barn-stored, local grass hay. $4/Bale. 683-3518, 460-7020 HAY: Good quality grass hay, $5.50 bale. 461-5804. MISC: Ducks, Rowen and Swedish, $5 ea. Geese, Toulouse, $10 ea. Polish rooster, $5. 681-2486.
HORSES: 15 yr. old half quarter half Arab pinto mare, $1,000. 6 yr. old Curley gelding, $800. Both include tack. 360-797-3189
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TOLLY: â€˜66 38â€™. Twin 318s, 200 hrs., loaded. Trade for 20â€™ alum. $25,000. 360-770-2410 TROPHY: â€˜06 21â€™ 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.
KAWASAKI: â€˜09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973. QUAD: â€˜04 Kawasaki 700 KFX. Very good shape. $3,200/obo. 461-2056 SUZUKI â€˜01 VZ800 MARAUDER 5 speed, local trade! VIN102425 Expires 3/3/11 $2,900 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272
APOLLO: â€˜07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558. HARLEY DAVIDSON â€˜98 ELECTRAGLIDE CLASSIC FLHTC, 80ci, 5 speed, nice clean bike! VIN510383 Expires 3/3/11 $6,900 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272 HONDA â€˜05 TRX 300 QUAD 5 speed, reverse, clean! VIN003202. Expires 3/3/11 $2,650 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272
V-STAR: â€˜08 1300 Tourer. Silver/gray with 8,000 miles, 48 mpg, nice clean bike. Asking $5,900. Call Mike, 360-683-7445 eves.
5TH WHEEL: â€˜04 27â€™ Jayco. Big slide, sleeps 6-8, barely used, in great shape. Priced to sell at $10,900. 461-9054. 5TH WHEEL: Terry. $2,500. 808-5722 5TH WHEEL: Terry. $2,500. 808-5722
5TH WHEEL: â€˜99 25â€™ 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 AFFORDABLE HOME 32â€™ Royal Coachman. Park model, very clean, good shape. $5,500/obo. 477-8180
MOTOR HOME: â€˜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. $108,000/obo 360-683-3887
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DODGE: â€˜73 Power Wagon SB, 4x4, 318, Auto. Dark green/ dark green vinyl seat is perfect, glass good, 90% tires, straight body. AM radio, lockout hubs. A "Dodge guy" will love this one! $3,350. 360-452-7439
TOYOTA: â€˜09 Venza AWD. 13,000 miles, 3.5L V6, excellent condition, metallic dark grey, leather interior, auto climate control, "Star Safety System", power everything, keyless remote $27,450 Call 360-385-4267 or cell 360-390-5267.
CHEV: â€˜03 S10, 5 speed. $5,800/obo. 457-7014 CHEV: â€˜07 Silverado. Crew cab, 1/2 ton, tow pkg., power, 70K, canopy, running boards, clean, well under book at $16,500. 681-0103.
FORD: â€˜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: â€˜08 F350 LARIAT DIESEL. 4x4 crew cab, dually, 23K mi., new cond., 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, adj. pedals, deluxe stereo, limited slip rear end, plus $3,000 aftermarket accesor. $36,750. 452-3200, 452-3272 FORD: â€˜86 F350 Crew cab. Utility box. $2,500/obo. 452-1560
FORD: â€˜99 Explorer. All WD V8, E.B., 152K mi., exc. cond. $6,500. 460-9323.
CHEV: â€˜89 Astrovan. Mark III, auto, 232K mi., runs excellent. $800. 683-7173.
CHEV: â€˜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 â€˜10 GRAND CARAVAN SXT Stow and Go, 3.8 liter V6, auto, dual air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks, and seat, keyless entry, power adjustable pedals, overhead console, 7 passenger seating with stow and go fold flat seats, privacy glass, power sliding doors, alloy wheels, fog lamps, 26,000 miles, balance of factory warranty. Very clean 1owner, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $18,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
GMC: â€˜83 Jimmy 4WD. $500. 460-9776
DODGE: â€˜67 1 ton flat bed. â€˜318â€™ 4 speed, runs great. $700/ obo. 461-7406.
GMC: â€˜97 Suburban. â€˜454â€™ 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
DODGE: â€˜79 Stake, with HD dump bed. $2,700/obo. 452-4820
JEEP â€˜03 WRANGLER SPORT HARDTOP 4X4 4.0 liter Inline 6, 5 speed manual transmission, cold air intake, privacy glass, cruise control, tilt, air, CD stereo, rollbar speakers, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $17,690! Only 28,000 miles! This Jeep is like new! Has all the right options! Stop by Gray Motors today! $14,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
DODGE: â€˜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 DODGE: â€˜97 Caravan. 4 cyl. runs excellent. $2,500. 809-3215. FORD: â€˜85 Clubwagon. 8 passenger, great shape, diesel. $2,800. 360-460-3162 FORD: â€˜89 E150 cargo van. 300-6, 5 spd. $550. 452-4158 FORD: â€˜90 Aerostar van. Runs good $1750/obo 808-4661 FORD: â€˜95 F250 super cab. 7.5L, 4WD, 97K mi., great shape, garaged, many extras. $7,495. 683-6266. FORD: â€˜95 F350. Service body, 145K mi., 5.8L V8, auto. $2,850. 461-1835.
JEEP: â€˜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 â€˜02 HIGHLANDER LTD ALL WD 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! VIN#063215 $11,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com TOYOTA â€˜06 TUNDRA LIMITED CREW CAB 4X4 4.7 liter iForce V8, auto, alloy wheels, BFG all-terrain tires, keyless entry, full power options, heated leather seats, cruise control, tilt, air, sunroof, matching canopy, tow package, running boards. Only 34,000 miles! One owner! Kelley Blue Book value of $29,175! A real must-see! Stop by Gray Motors today to save some bucks on your next truck! $25,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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GMC: â€˜97 pickup 4WD Runs good, 140K mi. $3,500. 683-4401.
FORD â€˜01 RANGER EDGE SUPER CAB 4X4 4.0 liter V6, auto, air, tilt, cruise, 6 CD stereo, 4 opening doors, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, off road package, bedliner, dual front airbags. Only 38,000 miles! Sparkling blue metallic paint! Shows the very best of care! Priced under Kelley Blue Book! Stop by Gray Motors today! $11,495 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
FORD: â€˜90 Bronco. Full size, â€˜351â€™ fuel injection, 33â€? tires, rims, call for details. $1,500/obo. 457-7412
Livingston Model 12T Resort, seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer, extras, show room condition. $6,800. 681-8761
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HONDA â€˜96 1100 SHADOW 5 speed, vt1100, bags, windshield, pipes. VIN5106148. Expires 3/3/11 $2,900 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272
HONDA: â€˜95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023.
SHOT GUN: H & K Benelli M-1 Super 90, 12 ga, 3â€? mag, semi-auto. $750. 460-6892
HONDA: â€˜85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153.
SCUBA DIVING 6 lg. underwater camera housings, collecctibles. $150. 681-4218
RIDING MOWER: â€˜08 Craftsman, 24 hp, 42â€? cut, less than 50 hrs. $1,200. 452-3051 STAMP COLLECTION Uncirculated. Mint. 1960-1980â€™s. Many themes. $500 all, or separate. By appt. 460-2796
TOYOTA: â€˜02 Lifted Toyota Tacoma SR5. V6, 5 speed, 79,000 miles, 6" Fabtech lift, 35" BFG's, Leer canopy, tinted windows, exhaust, MTX sub and amp, power windows/locks, MP3 player. $16,500/obo. 360-460-0723
FORD: â€˜98 E350. 110K miles, power locks/windows, A/C, cruise. Ladder rack, all inside racks. $6,000/obo. 460-0556 FORD: â€˜99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839. GMC: â€˜72 3/4 ton pick up. $500. 460-9776. JEEP EAGLE: â€˜95 Minivan. AWD, 4 new tires, runs good. $4,000. 457-3521. MISC: â€˜04 GMC Savana 8 Passenger Van, $7,800. â€˜96 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 2WD Pickup, $2500. Both well maintained vehicles. Call for details or see online add. 360-374-6850 TOYOTA: â€˜98 Tacoma. 2WD, 5 speed, 124,500 miles, AM/ FM/CD, great tires, new brakes, 21 MPG, bed liner & canopy, GOOD condition. $5,050. 452-6965
CHEV â€˜01 PRISM LSI SEDAN 1.8 liter VVT-i 4 cylinder, auto, alloy wheels, sunroof, alarm system, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, CD stereo, dual front airbags. Sparkling clean inside and out! 1.8 liter motor made by Toyota! 36 highway MPG! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com CHEV â€˜05 EQUINOX LS 3.4 liter V6, auto, all WD, air, AM/FM CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, luggage rack, 62,000 miles, very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $11,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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CHEV: â€˜72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, â€˜71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915 CHRYSLER: â€˜95 Concorde. V6, auto trans, air, power steering/windows/ locks. $2,200/obo. Dungeness Community Church. 683-7333 DODGE â€˜07 CALIBER R/T ALL WD 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, and mirrors, leather interior with heated seats, AM/FM CD, 4 wheel ABS and electronic stability control, power sunroof, alloy wheels, and more! VIN#129401. $10,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com FORD â€˜07 FOCUS SES 4 DOOR 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, and mirrors, AM/FM MP3 and 6 disc CD stacker, front and side airbags, leather interior, power sunroof, alloy wheels, rear spoiler, remote entry and more! VIN#230620 $8,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com GEO â€˜93 PRIZM 4 DOOR 4 cylinder, 5 speed, stereo, replaced engine, runs and drives great! VIN#034509 $2,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com HYUNDAI â€˜10 ACCENT GLS Very economical 1.6 liter 4 cylinder, auto, air, AM/FM CD/MP3, side airbags, only 31,000 miles, balance of factory 5/60 warranty, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report, ideal commuter or student car. $10,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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BMW: â€˜94 530i. 3L, V8 5 spd. $2,950. 425-753-1666 FORD: â€˜67 Mustang. Built V8, auto, $3,600 firm. 452-6053 FORD: â€˜94 T-Bird. Like new, 23K miles, pristine cond. $5,000. 602-677-7453 HYUNDAI: â€˜09 Accent. Low mi. $9,900. 797-3130, after 5. LINCOLN: â€˜90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727 LINCOLN: â€˜95 Town Car. Runs good, drivable, needs some work. $1,200. 461-1996 TOYOTA â€˜09 PRIUS HYBRID Very, very economical 1.5 liter 4 cylinder hybrid, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD power windows, locks, keyless entry, alloy wheels, 34,000 miles, balance of factory warranty, very clean 1 owner non-smoker, spotless Carfax report, EPA rated 48 city/45 hwy. $17,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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MAZDA: â€˜08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MAZDA: â€˜94 Miata. Red, 5 speed, 99K, runs good. $3,900. 360-437-0428. NISSAN: â€˜05 Altima. Excellent condition. $9,800. 775-340-2652
TOYOTA: â€˜03 Sequoia. Immac., runs perf, Carfax, all eqpt + rear A/C, dual pwr sts, moonroof (slide, tilt), run brds, priv glass, grill grd, tow pkg, alloys, wnd deflects, 2 rem keys, sir XM & boost, grt tires. 133K. Can't beat this deal! $11,000/obo. 360-461-1595 VW: â€˜00 New Beetle. 1.8 liter turbo, only 25K mi. on factory purchased motor. Sunroof, ABS, loaded. $4,200.385-2318 VW: â€˜70 Karmann Ghia. Project. $700. 681-2382 VW: â€˜71 Camper. Good cond. $2,500. 360-820-0339
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CITY OF PORT ANGELES NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION AND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 25, 2011, the CITY OF PORT ANGELES received an application for an UNCLASSIFIED USE PERMIT to allow an outdoor recreational area to be established on approximately a 90 acre property in the Industrial Heavy zone. The application was considered to be complete on February 25, 2011 for the activities described which include seasonal sprint boat track and rock crawling events . It is anticipated that such events will include overnight camping and vendor activity for the duration of the activities. The CITY OF PORT ANGELES PLANNING COMMISSION will conduct a public hearing on MARCH 23, 2011, for consideration of the unclassified use permit application. Interested parties are encouraged to comment on the request and to attend the public hearing that will begin at 6 p.m., City Hall, 321 East Fifth Street, Port Angeles, Washington. Written comment must be submitted no later than March 16, 2011, to be included in the staff report. Information may be reviewed at the City Department of Community & Economic Development, City Hall, P.O. Box 1150, Port Angeles. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Interested parties are invited to attend the meeting . STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT: It is anticipated that a determination of non significance will be issued for the project following the required review period that ends on March 16, 2011. APPLICANT: A2Z ENTERPRISES LOCATION: 2918 Edgewood Drive For further information contact: Sue Roberds, (360) 417-4750 Pub: March 2, 2011
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Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant To the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. On April 01, 2011 at 10:00AM inside the main lobby of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., in the city of Port Townsend, WA, 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 Jefferson,State of Washington: Tax Parcel ID no.: 988 800 203 THE NORTH 38 FEET OF THE EAST 55 FEET OF LOT 4 AND THE EAST 92.6 FEET OF THE SOUTH 30.5 FEET OF LOT 6 IN BLOCK 2 OF PLUMMER'S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF PORT TOWNSEND, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 1 OF PLATS, PAGES 34, RECORDS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF JEFFERSON, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly Known as: 719 ADAMS STREET , PORT TOWNSEND, WA 98368 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 09/28/2006, recorded on 09/29/2006,under Auditor's File No. 516024 and Deed of Trust rerecorded on ___, under Auditor's File No. __, records of Jefferson County, Washington from CHAQUOIA MAHANEY, as grantor, to PRLAP, INC., as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as beneficiary. 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 $45,842.40 B. Late Charges $2,520.18 C. Beneficiary Advances $1,145.31 D. Suspense Balance ($1,222.48) E. Other Fees $ 0.00 Total Arrears $48,285.41 F. Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $337.50 Title Report $951.75 Statutory Mailings $25.28 Recording Fees $ .00 Publication $ .00 Posting $100.00 Total Costs $1,414.53 Total Amount Due: $49,699.94 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 $290,424.60, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 03/01/2009 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 04/01/2011. 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 03/21/2011 (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 03/21/2011 (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 03/21/2011 (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): CHAQUOIA MAHANEY 719 Adams St Port Townsend, WA 98368 CHAQUOIA MAHANEY 719 ADAMS STREET PORT TOWNSEND, WA 98368 LI'LAQUA WELL 719 Adams St Port Townsend, WA 98368 LI'LAQUA WELL 719 ADAMS STREET PORT TOWNSEND, WA 98368 CHAQUOIA P MAHANEY 719 ADAMS STREET PORT TOWNSEND, WA 98368 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested, or registered mail on 10/08/2010, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 10/09/2010 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 who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060 and/or any applicable Federal Law. DATED: December 28, 2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. By: Norine Scida Its: Authorized Signer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. P.O. Box 10284, Van Nuys, CA 91410-0284 Phone: (800) 281-8219 (TS# 10-0124684) 1006.115129-FEI Pub: March 2, 23, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today
Windy with rain.
Periods of snow; rain mixed in early.
Chilly with rain.
Cloudy, chance of a little rain; chilly.
Rather cloudy with a chance of rain.
Mainly cloudy and chilly.
The Peninsula The weather across the Olympic Peninsula will remain unsettled today into Thursday. A cold front will push onshore, bringing periods of rain today and tonight. Above 3,000 feet, snow will fall today. Snow levels will fall to near 1,500 feet tonight. Storm total of 6 to 12 Neah Bay Port inches of snow in the highest elevations. As the cold front 44/35 Townsend pushes inland Thursday, some rain and mountain snow Port Angeles 47/36 showers will be around. There will be a lull between 44/33 storms Friday with a chance for rain. Another storm will Sequim bring rain and mountain snow over the weekend.
Yakima Kennewick 48/25 53/33
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Rain today. Wind east 20-30 knots becoming southwest. Wave heights 2-4 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Rain tonight. Wind west-southwest 20-30 knots. Waves 2-4 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Chilly tomorrow with rain. Wind south 1225 knots. Waves 3-5 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Friday: Cloudy, chance of a little rain. Wind east-southeast 10-20 knots. Waves 3-5 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times.
10:37 a.m. 11:36 p.m. Port Angeles 2:09 a.m. 12:36 p.m. Port Townsend 3:54 a.m. 2:21 p.m. Sequim Bay* 3:15 a.m. 1:42 p.m.
Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
Table Location High Tide
Sunset today ................... 5:59 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 6:52 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 5:43 a.m. Moonset today ................. 4:16 p.m. Full
San Francisco 60/49
Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice
High Tide Ht
7.8’ 7.4’ 7.1’ 6.0’ 8.6’ 7.2’ 8.1’ 6.8’
4:33 a.m. 5:02 p.m. 7:54 a.m. 7:29 p.m. 9:08 a.m. 8:43 p.m. 9:01 a.m. 8:36 p.m.
2.3’ 0.3’ 3.9’ 0.6’ 5.1’ 0.8’ 4.8’ 0.8’
11:21 a.m. ----2:34 a.m. 1:26 p.m. 4:19 a.m. 3:11 p.m. 3:40 a.m. 2:32 p.m.
7.8’ --7.1’ 6.1’ 8.5’ 7.3’ 8.0’ 6.9’
Low Tide Ht 5:18 a.m. 5:40 p.m. 8:20 a.m. 8:03 p.m. 9:34 a.m. 9:17 p.m. 9:27 a.m. 9:10 p.m.
1.8’ 0.3’ 3.5’ 0.9’ 4.5’ 1.2’ 4.2’ 1.1’
*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.
High Tide Ht 12:08 a.m. 12:01 p.m. 2:52 a.m. 2:13 p.m. 4:37 a.m. 3:58 p.m. 3:58 a.m. 3:19 p.m.
7.7’ 7.8’ 7.0’ 6.1’ 8.4’ 7.3’ 7.9’ 6.9’
Low Tide Ht 5:59 a.m. 6:15 p.m. 8:45 a.m. 8:36 p.m. 9:59 a.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:52 a.m. 9:43 p.m.
1.4’ 0.5’ 2.9’ 1.3’ 3.8’ 1.7’ 3.6’ 1.6’
World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 54 50 r Baghdad 70 44 s Beijing 44 26 s Brussels 47 32 s Cairo 75 57 s Calgary 9 3 sn Edmonton -4 -8 sn Hong Kong 72 61 pc Jerusalem 61 48 s Johannesburg 82 55 pc Kabul 43 24 sn London 46 36 pc Mexico City 79 45 s Montreal 28 -3 sn Moscow 25 11 s New Delhi 70 58 sh Paris 47 28 s Rio de Janeiro 81 72 sh Rome 54 45 r Stockholm 37 32 pc Sydney 76 65 sh Tokyo 48 33 sh Toronto 28 6 c Vancouver 49 37 r Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
Detroit 32/12 New York 52/22
Los Angeles 64/52
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Shown is today’s weather.
Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 41 27 trace 3.91 Forks 39 30 0.31 32.38 Seattle 42 34 0.19 8.20 Sequim 46 29 0.00 3.33 Hoquiam 42 35 0.27 18.22 Victoria 42 31 0.23 9.71 P. Townsend* 44 33 0.18 3.93 *Data from www.ptguide.com
Port Ludlow 46/36 Bellingham 48/35
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Kansas City 42/32
El Paso 78/48
Atlanta 66/40 Houston 76/48 Miami 78/66
Fronts Cold Warm
Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.
Stationary 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
National Cities Today
City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur d’Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau
Hi Lo W 66 38 pc 25 8 s 50 36 r 66 40 s 55 21 s 59 27 s 44 25 pc 38 28 c 10 4 c 48 32 sn 46 14 pc 28 11 sn 65 39 s 54 32 pc 32 20 pc 50 25 pc 40 28 sn 50 37 r 72 48 pc 62 35 s 34 25 pc 32 12 pc 50 35 r 6 -23 sf 38 23 c 81 71 pc 76 48 s 16 7 s
City Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis Nashville New Orleans New York Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Palm Springs Philadelphia Phoenix Portland, OR Raleigh Reno Sacramento St. Louis Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco Sioux Falls Sun Valley Washington, DC
Hi 42 68 65 64 78 28 14 64 71 52 66 36 77 77 57 75 50 66 53 60 50 46 74 64 60 22 34 59
Lo W 32 pc 51 pc 41 pc 52 c 66 pc 17 pc 8 pc 39 s 54 s 22 pc 41 pc 28 pc 54 pc 54 s 26 s 53 pc 37 r 34 s 33 c 46 sh 34 pc 34 c 47 s 54 s 49 sh 19 c 24 sn 30 s
National Extremes Yesterday (For the 48 contiguous states)
High: 88 at Miami, FL
Low: -15 at Opheim, MT
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Seattle trash tracked to recycling sites In unusual project, MIT researchers sniff out trail By Phuong Le
The Associated Press
SEATTLE — When MIT researchers sought volunteers willing to have their trash tagged and tracked, Jodee Fenton offered up about 10 household items including a pair of running shoes. Then she tossed them as she normally would, and watched as the electronic tracking devices gave clues to its journey: n Plastic wrap went from her Seattle curb to
Eastern Washington and then Texas. n An old computer recycled near downtown Seattle was traced to New Mexico and then Mexico. n The shoes stayed in south Seattle. “Out of sight out of mind, but it truly isn’t,” said Fenton, 62, a project volunteer who works as a special collections manager for SeatLibrary event, too tle’s main library. “It forces us to ask the They also tagged items questions: What are we that the public brought to a really doing with all this Seattle Public Library event. Researchers wanted to get people thinking about where trash goes once it gets tossed. “Gnomeo and Juliet” (G) It turns out, some of that “Hall Pass” (R) trash traveled long disn The Rose Theatre, tances. Computers and other Port Townsend (360electronic waste, for exam385-1089) ple, traveled on average “Barney’s Version” (R) more than 950 miles on “The Illusionist” (PG) their way to specialized n Uptown Theatre, Port reuse and recycling facilities. Townsend (360-385Cell phones were tracked 3883) to Florida, printer car“Just Go With It” (PG-13) tridges to Tennessee and
Now Showing n Deer Park Cinema, Port Angeles (360-4527176) “I Am Number Four” (PG13) “Just Go With It” (PG-13) “The King’s Speech” (R) “True Grit” (PG-13) “Unknown” (PG-13)
n Lincoln Theater, Port Angeles (360-457-7997) “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son” (PG-13)
trash and maybe we should be thinking about new ways of manufacturing or getting rid of it.” MIT researchers tracking 3,000 pieces of Seattle’s trash in an unusual project have found that a majority of that garbage ended up at recycling facilities. In 2009, a team from MIT’s SENSEable City Lab went to the homes of Seattle volunteers and affixed smart tags to pizza boxes, printer cartridges, cell phones and other items.
batteries to Minnesota. The MIT team even traced one printer cartridge about 3,800 miles, as it traveled by truck to Chicago and then by plane to near the California border with Mexico, Trash Track project leader Dietmar Offenhuber said. Another printer cartridge arrived at the same facility from Seattle, but took a different route along the Pacific coast. “This was quite surprising,” Offenhuber said, noting there was more to examine. “We really have to think hard about how we want to collect electronics and hazard household waste.” The distance that some of these items travel also raises questions about the carbon emissions produced in getting waste to a recycling facility. But Brett Stav, a planning and development specialist for Seattle Public Utilities, said there are many ways to weigh the value of recycling, such as keeping some toxic materials out of landfills. “Just because there’s a carbon footprint, does that mean you shouldn’t recycle it?” Stav said.
“Out of sight out of mind, but it truly isn’t. It forces us to ask the questions: What are we really doing with all this trash and maybe we should be thinking about new ways of manufacturing or getting rid of it.”
Jodee Fenton project volunteer who works as a special collections manager for Seattle’s main library
The vast majority of the trash MIT tracked reached a facility that followed federal Environmental Protection Agency standards. The city of Seattle has a contract with a recycling facility, requiring that it has 95 percent of the material recycled, Stav said, so it’s not surprising to hear that most gets recycled. “It’s an audit of our system. It shows our recycling does work,” he added.
Transfer stations The city’s trash is typically taken to two city transfer stations before being loaded onto a train to a landfill in Oregon about 300 miles away. Karin Landsberg, 43, a transportation planner who lives in Seattle, has often thought about where Seattle’s trash goes.
MIT researchers tagged a compact fluorescent light bulb, a printer cartridge, a circuit board from a defunct washing machine, a tin can and a glass bottle. The smart tags, about the size of a matchbook, sent data to the MIT server through a cellular network. “It really does matter that when we put things in the right bin, it does go into the right place,” she said.
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Peninsula Daily News for Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Food and Family
Cashew and curry Classic country captain revised Old, new versions all the rage By Alison Ladman
The Associated Press
There’s always risk when tinkering with an old recipe, one likely to be invested with comforting memories by many. But with country captain, an Americanized “curry” dish that’s been around for at least 150 years, it seems to be all the rage. So we started with a version made popular by AP’s late longtime food editor, Cecily Brownstone. Then we updated it for the contemporary kitchen with better techniques — the toasting of spices for better flavor, for example — and better ingredients — few of us are willing to cut up our own chickens these days. The result is a delicious revision of a classic dish, one with familiar, but — we think — better, more sophisticated, more authentic flavor.
The Associated Press
There’s always risk when tinkering with an age-old recipe, one likely to be invested with comforting memories by many. But with country captain, an Americanized “curry” dish that’s been around for at least 150 years, it seems to be all the rage.
Country Captain (original)
Country Captain (2011 remix)
1 frying chicken (about 21⁄2 pounds) 1⁄4 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper 4 to 5 tablespoons butter 1⁄3 cup finely diced onion 1⁄3 cup finely diced green pepper 1 clove garlic, crushed 11⁄2 teaspoons curry powder 1⁄2 teaspoon dried crushed thyme 1 can (1 pound) stewed tomatoes 3 tablespoons dried currants, washed and drained Blanched toasted almonds
ture, rubbing it in where necessary. Heat butter in 10- or 12-inch skillet until very hot; add chicken and brown well on all sides. If 10-inch skillet is used, squeeze in bony back pieces at sides. Start with 4 tablespoons butter and add remaining tablespoon if necessary to brown chicken well or if there are not enough drippings in pan for next step. Remove chicken pieces; add onion, green pepper, garlic, curry powder and thyme to drippings in skillet. __________ Stir over low heat to get up browned particles and cook Have chicken cut so there are 2 pieces of breast, 2 wings, 2 slightly; add stewed tomatoes, legs, 2 second joints, 2 pieces of including liquid in can. Return chicken to skillet, bony back. Wing tips, neck and giblets may be used for stock for skin side up. Cover skillet and cook slowly another dish. until tender — 20 to 30 minWash and clean chicken utes. Stir currants into sauce. pieces in cold water; drain. Serve accompanied by Mix flour, salt and pepper; almonds. coat chicken pieces with mix-
2 teaspoons curry powder 1⁄4 teaspoon paprika 1⁄4 teaspoon cumin 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 11⁄2 teaspoons salt 1⁄2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 pounds of chicken thighs and legs, bone-in and skin-on 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, cored and diced 1 yellow or orange bell pepper, cored and diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced 141⁄2-ounce can crushed tomatoes
cup chicken broth cup golden raisins Toasted slivered almonds, to garnish 1⁄4
_______ In a small, dry skillet over low heat, combine the curry powder, paprika, cumin and cinnamon. Toast, stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the spices become fragrant. Transfer the spices to a small plate and set aside. In a shallow bowl, mix together the flour, salt and pepper. Dredge the chicken pieces through the flour mixture, being sure to thoroughly coat all sides, but shaking off any excess. In a large skillet over medium-high, combine the butter and the oil. Heat until the butter is melted. Add the chicken, searing
the pieces on all sides until well browned. Transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside. Add the onion, both bell peppers, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, reserved toasted spice blend and thyme. Reduce heat to medium and saute until the onion is soft and translucent, about 6 to 7 minutes. Add the potatoes, tomatoes, broth, raisins and chicken. Bring to a simmer, then cover and continue simmering until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes are tender. Adjust the seasoning with additional salt and black pepper, to taste. Serve garnished with the toasted almonds.
Cashew Chicken Serves 6
The Associated Press
Homemade cashew chicken is an easy dish that dirties just one pan and one bowl and comes together in just about 20 minutes.
2 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1⁄2 teaspoon ground white pepper 2 tablespoons rice wine 2 teaspoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 green bell peppers, cored and cut into chunks 1 small yellow onion, diced 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 cup unsalted cashews
together the oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, white pepper, rice wine and sesame oil. Set aside. In a large, deep skillet or wok over mediumhigh, heat the vegetable oil until shimmering. Add the chicken and stir-fry until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes. It should not be completely cooked through yet. Add the green peppers, onion and fresh ginger. Stir-fry until the chicken is cooked through and the onions are translucent, about another 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in the sauce and the cashew nuts, thor________ oughly coating all ingreIn a small bowl, whisk dients.
Simple take on recipe Homemade cashew chicken just as good as takeout By Alison Ladman The Associated Press
For homemade to best takeout, it needs to be not just better, but also just as fast and create little mess. So that was our goal when we set out to create a version of the classic American-Chinese dish — cashew chicken. The result is an easy meal that dirties just one pan and one bowl and comes together in about 20 minutes. Add some rice or noodles, and you’ve got a complete meal in less time than it would take for the delivery guy to arrive.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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Helen Haller Elementary School science teacher Dave Hasenpflug checks third-grader Vita Olson’s wheeled creation.
Students compete in Mars Rover Contest Peninsula Daily News
SEQUIM — Thirty-one students and their parents braved the 27-degree cold and a rigorous obstacle course Saturday morning for the Sequim Education Foundation’s third annual Engineering Challenge. Held at the Boys & Girls Club, this year’s challenge was a Mars Rover Contest. Budding engineers invented rovers of all shapes and sizes, both
wheel- and propeller-driven. Winners in the kindergarten through grade five division were fourth-grader Ashley Rosales, who took first place; third-grader Kyah Fukunaga, second; and third-grader Lily Engeset, third. The grade sixth through 12th division winners, in order of finish, were: seventh-grader Melissa Copeland, sixth-grader Jon Copeland and ninth-grader Angela Bentley.
“When we planned the challenge, we didn’t appreciate how difficult it was going to be,” said contest chairman Walter Johnson, and organizers and contestants had to be adaptable. “There was a lot of learning going on during the contest as students [and parents] watched the competition,” Johnson said. “It was similar to a real-life engineering project where we learn by observing results.” Students were required
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Ashley Rosales, a scholarship winner, is pictured with her grandfather and mentor, Bryce Fish. to build vehicles weighing less than half a pound and using not more than two rubber bands supplied by the foundation for power. The original challenge course was a 30-degree incline with water, rock and glass-surfaced obstacles but because of the difficulty, the committee realized that some changes needed to be made. Thus, the event was divided into two parts.
A prequalification course was constructed with a 15-degree incline and only a rock obstacle. The students’ scores counted toward merchandise prizes. Those who succeeded on the first track then competed on the original 30-degree course for scholarships. Like the 2009 Egg Drop Contest and last year’s Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest, everyone had fun,
and the event turned out to be a success. “The goal of SEF is to inspire students to succeed, and the can-do attitude of our Sequim young people was truly a wonderful thing to observe,” SEF President Dick Hughes said. For more information on the Sequim Education Foundation, visit www. sequimed.org.
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PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Rotary Club announced the recent recipients of its student of the month award at Port Angeles High School. They are: ■ Corbin Brabant, who carries a 3.569 gradepoint average and is a member of the school’s Distributive Education Clubs of America and Future Business Leaders of America. He has previously earned Rotary Youth Leadership and Soroptimist Star awards. Brabant also has volunteered in his church youth group, as a Kiwanis camp counselor and for the Festival of Trees and Make-AMagic is in the air at the Bushwhacker Restaurant. The aroma of delicious food floating out of the kitchen wetting the taste buds. The warm smile of your server as they take care of your dining needs. Laughter and good cheer are in the air as everyone enjoys good food and company. I invite you to share the magic.
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Club, peer mediation and Rider Crew. She also was recently named Port Angeles Girl of the Month by the Clallam branch of AAUW. She is the daughter of Maureen Sandison and Joe Corn.
■ Alison Knowles carries a 3.8 grade-point average is a member of the Roughrider girls basketball team that played in the state tournament last weekend. She also is a member of the school’s cross country
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PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College’s Magic of Cinema film series concludes its Movable Fest of films from the fall 2010 Port Townsend Film Festival with the Friday screening of “Obselidia,” the winner of PTFF’s prize for “Best Narrative Feature.” It will be shown at 7 p.m. in the college’s Little Theater. The film had been scheduled to show last Friday but was postponed
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and tennis teams and Rider Crew. Knowles was profiled recently in a Peninsula Daily News sports feature story; it is online at http:// tinyurl.com/47jnwmp. Like Corn, Knowles is a Clallam AAUW Girl of the Month. She is the daughter of Mike and Laura Knowles. ■ Connor Spurr is an Eagle Scout who carries a 3.5 grade-point average. At school, he serves as an Associated Student Body and is active in Key Club, Future Business Leaders of America, band, Knowledge Bowl, cross country and lacrosse. Spurr also has earned received the Soroptimist Star and the President’s Volunteer Service awards. He is the son of Jim and Gail Spurr.
State University Clallam County Extension director, will help gardeners identify methods for organically managing soils to improve their gardening experiences and outcomes. In discussing ways to organically improve soil without using expensive soil amendments, Beus will cover composting, cover crops, mulches, soil tillage, sources of soil nutrients and soil health. Other topics will include improving water drainage, water-holding capacity, organic matter and fertility. Beus has a Bachelor of Science in animal science, a master’s in adult education and a doctorate in rural sociology, all from WSU. He has been the extension program director since 1996. The “Green Thumbs Gardening Tips” brown-bag series is held the second and fourth Thursday of every month. The series is free and open to the public; attendees may bring a lunch. For information, phone 360-417-2279.
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Newcomers of the North Olympic Peninsula donated $100 each to the Port Angeles and Sequim libraries. In the photo at left, from left, Lucy Kittrick, Newcomers’ Book Club co-chair, presents a check to North Olympic Library System Director Paula Barnes and Nina Pitts, librarian at the Port Angeles Library. In the photo at right, Pat Wisen, right, the other Newcomers’ Book Club co-chair, gives a check to Margie Palmer, librarian at the Sequim Library. The book club meets monthly, alternating the site between the two libraries. For more information about the Newcomers organization, visit www.olympicnewcomers.org.
Sustainable art exhibit on tap at Sequim museum Peninsula Daily News
SEQUIM — Artists working in all media are invited to share their visions of environmental, economic and social sustainability at the Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley’s featured art exhibit for April. The exhibit, “The Art of Sustainability: Considerate Creativity Taking Personal Responsibility for the Future,” will explore how one might engage in the world through renewable and nonimpacting means that integrate natural systems and resources with human needs. Areas of artistic focus might include but are not limited to environmental impact issues, wildlife conservation, the use of “green” technologies and utilizing existing natural resources. MAC Art Exhibit Committee member Renne Brock-Richmond developed the exhibit theme. She encourages artists to “challenge yourself to foresee the Olympic Penin-
ntries will be accepted Sunday, March 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Monday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the MAC Exhibit Center.
sula’s ecosystem and environment and encourage leadership to maintain an optimistic impact through expression and innovation.” Entry forms are available at the MAC Exhibit Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim, and on the MAC website at www.mac sequim.org. There is a flat entry fee of $5 for MAC members and $10 for nonmembers, and artists can submit up to three pieces. Entries will be accepted Sunday, March 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Monday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the MAC Exhibit Center. The exhibit will run March 29 to April 30.
Stevens Middle School eighth-graders, from second from left, Audra Perrizo, Rikako Yamamichi, Stephanie Dudley, Kendal Jacobson and Melanie Schimschal stand with Rotarian Andy Callis, left, as they are honored by the Port Angeles Nor’Wester Rotary Club. Each year, the club recognizes eighth-graders chosen by their teachers from Stevens and Queen of Angels Catholic School for excellence in areas such as academics, music and sports. Small groups of the honorees are hosted at weekly Rotary meetings, where they discuss hobbies, favorite classes, interesting stories and future aspirations.
Briefly . . . Cubs’ annual event slated for Sunday PORT TOWNSEND — Port Townsend Cub Scout Pack 4479’s annual Blue and Gold Dinner will be Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. The event is free to the public. Pack 4479 will be collecting food for the Port Townsend Food Bank, and donations of nonperishable items will be gladly accepted. For information, phone Cubmaster Andrew Dubar
Wendy Duede, left, Soroptimist treasurer, and Barbara Carr, Girls Circle program administrator, hold the ceremonial check for the donation from the professional women’s group.
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Laureate society SPOKANE — Breanna Krumpe of Sequim has been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for the fall semester. To qualify for the academic honors society, a student must earn a 3.75 or higher grade-point average during the semester. Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The university, which has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Peninsula Daily News
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scholarships and monetary awards to single mothers attempting to further their education and improve the lives of their families The Port Townsend/East Jefferson County chapter is made up of professional women with diverse backgrounds. They meet Thursdays at noon at Discovery View apartments in Port Townsend. For information, visit www.soroptimistpt.org.
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stocking clothing and other necessities for children moving into foster homes. ■ Birthday gifts throughout the year for children in foster homes. ■ Furnishing linens and other necessities to the Dove House domestic violence center. ■ Monetary donations to the domestic violence program. ■ Sponsoring free mammograms to rural Jefferson County women. ■ Presenting annual
PORT TOWNSEND — Soroptimist International of Port Townsend-East Jefferson County has donated $1,000 to Girls Circle, a program designed to promote resiliency in adolescent girls. In doing so, the Soroptimists are partnering with Jefferson County Juvenile and Family Court Services, which facilitates the program. Because of recent reductions in funding for juvenile justice programs, the support of the local Soroptimist chapter is necessary for the survival of the program. The check was presented to Barbara Carr, Jefferson County Juvenile Court administrator and one of the facilitators of the program. Through Girls Circle programs in several counties around the state, juvenile justice professionals are trying to serve their
female population in a more gender-responsive manner. The match between this program and the Soroptimists is a natural one because the mission of Soroptimists is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and around the world, said the Soroptimist announcement of the donation. During the 10- to 12-week Girls Circle program, girls can get together with peers and adult women in their community in a structured support group set up to counter trends towards self-doubt, help girls maintain connections in their community and allow for self-expression through verbal and creative activities. The circle meets free of charge at the Dove House. Other examples of projects by the Soroptimists of Port Townsend and East Jefferson County are: ■ Foster Care Closet,
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Olympic Medical Center’s Cardiac Services Department’s celebration of American Heart Month in February included seeking submissions of individuals, groups, co-workers and friends dressed in red — as the workers did for this picture taken after their Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon at SunLand. Red is the official color of American Heart Month. The photos were displayed in the Cardiac Services department and in an online album throughout February to help serve as a reminder to take care of one’s heart.
Port Angeles School District Superintendent Jane Pryne, second from left, presents a certificate of appreciation to First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles representatives Sheri Stutesman and Pastor Ted Mattie at a recent School Board meeting. Hamilton Principal Loren Engel, left, looks on. Sherry Creech, business manager of Peninsula Friends of Animals, third from left, draws the winners’ names as, from left, volunteers Ellen Morrison, Sharon Palmer and Sharlene Buscy look on. Peninsula Friends of Animals house cat Mostus is also present for the drawing.
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Peninsula Friends of Animals awarded free spay/neuter vouchers to celebrate National Spay/Neuter Month The drawing was held recently at the organization’s Safe Haven Shelter between Sequim and Port Angeles. Volunteers Ellen Morrison, Sharon Palmer and Sharlene Buscy gathered the entries at area businesses during February, Spay/Neuter Month. Winners of the free vouchers were Tom Grotgan, Kristen Bertelson, Traci
Reynolds, Julieanne Fry, Debbie Wakely and Jason Gourley, all of Sequim; Michael Langland, Susan Caldwell, Dan Chambers, David Keisling, all of Port Angeles; and Lucretia Stansbury of Forks. Peninsula Friends of Animals is a nonprofit, no-kill animal-rescue organization that assists with low-income spay/neuter via monthly surgery clinics in partnership with Sequim Animal Hospital and Angeles Clinic. For more information, phone 360683-4697.
First Presbyterian Church donates $2,000 to school Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Pastor Ted Mattie and Sheri Stutesman represented First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles and its members as they were recognized by the Port Angeles School District board of directors at a recent meeting for a donation of $2,000 to Hamilton Elementary School. The money will be used for the purchase of school supplies and library books. “This donation is only
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Kindergarten registration begins March 14 for 2011-2012 Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Kindergarten registration for the 2011-2012 school year will begin Monday, March 14, for all eligible students in the Port Angeles School District. Children must be 5 years old prior to Sept. 1 for kin-
dergarten enrollment for the 2011-2012 school year. Parents are asked to provide the child’s birth certificate and immunization record during registration. Parents and guardians are encouraged to register their children early to ensure the most efficient placement for all students.
Schools will accept registrations between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from March 14 through June 28; registration will reopen Monday, Aug. 15, through the opening of the 2011-2012 school year. Parents should register their children at the elementary school nearest
their home. Port Angeles elementary schools are: ■ Dry Creek Elementary, 25 Rife Road, phone 360-457-5050. ■ Franklin Elementary, 2505 S. Washington St., phone 360-457-1343. ■ Hamilton Elementary, 1822 W. Seventh St.,
phone 360-452-6818. ■ Jefferson Elementary, 218 E. 12th St., phone 360-457-4231. ■ Roosevelt Elementary, 106 Monroe Road, phone 360-452-8973. For more information, phone the district’s Central Services Building staff at 360-457-8575.
vide additional help to the student learning process.” Volunteers from the church also support student programs, assist teachers, provide recess support, work with students one-onone and have completed a variety of community projects at Hamilton. School Secretary Julie Smith reported that church members have painted classrooms and portables and have deep-cleaned and helped organize the school library.
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