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Census 2010: U.S. population growth slows

State to get another congressional district By Rachel La Corte

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OLYMPIA — Washington state will get a 10th congressional seat under 2010 Census figures released Tuesday that show the state’s population grew by more than 14 percent in the last decade. Oregon remains at five congressional seats. Washington was among eight states that gained a total of 12 congressional seats in the new census count. Ten states lost representatives. The earliest someone can run for the new district in Washington state is 2012, and

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that’s only after the location is determined by a bipartisan citizen commission next year. “Around every political watercooler in the state of Washington right now, discussions are actively under way as every amateur politician is trying to speculate about where the new congressional district would be,” said Nick Handy, the state’s elections director. Handy said the conventional wisdom is that the new seat will be somewhere in the Puget

Sound region, possibly carving up the 3rd or 9th District and including Olympia. (The 3rd and 9th districts border on the 6th Congressional District of Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Belfair, in Pierce, Thurston, Mason and Grays Harbor counties. The 6th District’s northern portions encompass Jefferson and Clallam counties.) Handy noted that the bipartisan makeup of the redistricting commission makes it “really hard to picture a political compromise that involves a district that has a heavy political makeup of one party.” Turn

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The Census Bureau announced that the nation's population on April 1 was 308,745,538, up fr cent, the lowest since the Great Depression. The numbers are a boon for Republicans, with T mostly at the Rust Belt's expense.

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Following each once-a-decade census, the nation must reapportion the House's 435 memberships to make them roughly equal in population, with each state getting at least one seat. Republican-leaning states will gain at least a half dozen House seats thanks to the 2010 census.

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Dr. James Kimber Rotchford, center, is questioned by federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents during a search Tuesday of his clinic, Olympic Pain and Addiction Services, in Port Townsend.

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County seeking competition for public defender By Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND — The contract for public defender and indigent legal services will go out for bid during the next two weeks to allow competition with the firm that has held the contract since 2005. “We would like to give some other local firms a chance to bid on this,” said County Administrator Philip Morley. “There is a feeling around the courthouse that it might be time for a change.” The Jefferson Associated Council, headed by attorney Richard Davies, has operated as public defender for five years, for the last three on the same contract. The county had the option to extend the contract or put it out to bid. Morley said the bid option was chosen “because other firms have expressed interest in the contract.” The current $405,000 contract was based on the firm defending 400 Superior Court and 800 District Court cases per year. Turn

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Harpist David Michael, shown playing in his yard last October, continues his efforts to play aboard the state ferry MV Chetzemoka.

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PORT TOWNSEND — Harpist David Michael wants to see buskers back on the boats. “If you allow and encourage the music to resume and flourish here . . .. this will go a long way towards establishing good feelings towards WSF — not to mention bringing you extra revenue,” harpist David Michael wrote in a letter to Assistant Transportation Secretary David Moseley dated last Saturday. Michael performed during the summer months aboard the ferry MV Klickitat as it traveled between Port Townsend and Whidbey Island until Aug. 13, 2007. That’s when passenger complaints led state ferries officials to require that the Port Townsend musician be treated like any other passenger under tightened federal Homeland Security requirements. Michael was then required to pay for each ride separately, haul his harp and CDs on and off the boat for each departure, and was told he would have to buy a permit to sell CDs of his music.

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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press

Lohan being investigated for battery AUTHORITIES SAID LINDSAY Lohan is being investigated for an alleged misdemeanor battery against a female staffer at a rehab facility where the actress is receiving treatment. Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Herlinda Valenzuela said officers responded to a Betty Lohan Ford Center facility early Dec. 12 for an incident involving Lohan. Valenzuela said a female staffer reported having a dispute with the “Mean Girls” star and that she wanted to pursue charges. No arrests were made, and Valenzuela said detectives continue to look into the case. Messages for Lohan’s attorney were not immediately returned. Lohan has been receiving treatment at the Betty Ford Center, about 120 miles east of Los Angeles, since late September. The investigation was first reported by celebrity news website TMZ.

Fire on tour bus Sixty firefighters tackled a fire Tuesday at London’s O2 Arena that engulfed two tour buses belonging to the

U.S. band Kings of Leon. The fire forced the Tennessee rockers to cancel Tuesday night’s concert — the finale to their European tour. London Fire Brigade said 12 fire engines were called out to battle the early morning fire in a loading area. Six people were treated for smoke inhalation, but no one was hospitalized. Seating areas of the arena were unaffected, but the band said in a statement that “the complications and disruption caused by this morning’s fire have meant there is now insufficient time to rig the arena for tonight’s performance.” The show will be rescheduled for next year.

Royal engagement Prince William and Kate Middleton will soon have company on the royal wedding calendar. Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday that Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest Phillips granddaughter, is engaged. Phillips, an accomplished equestrian, said she was shocked but “very happy” that her rugbyplaying boyfriend, Mike Tindall, had proposed. No date has been set yet. Phillips is close friends with her cousin, Prince William, who plans to

marry Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29. Their engagement was announced last month. Phillips, 29, is 12th in line to the throne. The 32-year-old Tindall has played 66 times for England and was on the team that won the 2003 World Cup. It was during the tournament that he first met Phillips in a Sydney bar. Tindall plays for club side Gloucester and is still a regular in the national side. The palace said in a statement that the couple got engaged Monday evening at their home in western England. Tindall said: “I am delighted that Zara has agreed to marry me. We are both very excited about the next stage of our lives together.” Buckingham Palace said the queen and her husband, Prince Philip, “are delighted with the news.” Phillips, the daughter of Princess Anne, has won medals in world equestrian championships and was once voted BBC sports personality of the year. She was due to compete at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 but pulled out of the competition because of an injury to her horse. Zara Phillips and her older brother, Peter, are among the most low-profile members of the royal family and the only ones among the queen’s eight grandchildren not to hold royal titles.

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_________ SARAH “SALLY” GOODRICH, 65, a Vermont woman who lost a son in the 9/11 attacks and later established a foundation to promote education

MONDAY’S QUESTION: Do you think you’d change personally if you won millions from the lottery?

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Passings ENZO BEARZOT, 83, who in 1982 coached Italy to its first World Cup triumph in 44 years, died Tuesday in Milan after being ill for several years. Mr. Bearzot, a beloved coach in Italy, first guided the national team in 1975 and Mr. Bearzot led the in 2002 squad at the 1978, 1982 and 1986 World Cups. At the 1982 World Cup in Spain, Italy beat West Germany 3-1 in the final after defeating Argentina and Brazil in the second round and Poland in the semifinals. It was Italy’s third World Cup title following success in 1934 and 1938. Italy won a fourth in 2006. Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister and AC Milan owner, said in a statement that Mr. Bearzot was an “unforgettable coach” who was able to unite his team for the 1982 crown.

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in Afghanistan, has died. Mrs. Goodrich died Saturday at her home in Bennington, Vt., of cancer. Her son was aboard one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and she and her husband, Donald, later established the Peter M. Goodrich Memorial Foundation. The foundation has built two schools and a water reservoir in Afghanistan. It also helps children in other ways and supports exchange students. Rick Derby, who produced a film about Goodrich, told the Bennington Banner it’s rare to meet someone who can “take you somewhere where your humanity lives.”

_________ JAMES R. MANN, 90, a former South Carolina

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congressman remembered for his work on the articles of impeachment against former President Richard Nixon, has died, his son said Tuesday. The former lawmaker died Monday in Greenville, S.C., after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Mr. Mann, a Democrat, served two terms in the South Carolina Legislature before he was elected to represent South Carolina’s 4th District in Congress from 1969 to 1979. In the middle of his tenure, Mr. Mann helped craft the articles of impeachment against Nixon, forging a consensus with Republicans and two other Southern Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee, his son said. Mr. Mann returned to Greenville to open a private law practice, his son said.

Did You Win? State lottery results

Tuesday’s Daily Game: 3-8-5 Tuesday’s Keno: 08-1011-13-20-22-26-27-33-3540-45-49-54-57-64-66-7172-73 Tuesday’s Match 4: 01-20-22-24 Tuesday’s Mega Millions: 08-11-12-31-32, Mega Ball: 29

Peninsula Lookback

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1935 (75 years ago) Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputy Walter Holenstein of Forks received a fine Christmas present in the form of a letter of commendation from the Forks Chamber of Commerce. It reads in part: “A year ago, when you took up your duties as deputy sheriff, we as a body and individuals were against your appointment and even made a trip to Port Angeles to interview Mr. [Sheriff Charles] Kemp. “But today we look back over the year and find that we had made a mistake and that Mr. Kemp had shown rare judgment in keeping you here as deputy. “So today we want to admit that we were wrong and to commend you for your fine clean stand that you have followed throughout the year. . . . “We are very truly yours, Forks Chamber of Commerce, by Walter T. Lynn, secretary.”

1960 (50 years ago) Additional and faster fire prevention measures have been provided for boats moored in the Port of Port Angeles Boat Haven. Port Manager Jack P. Hogan said that a “dry”

water line has been installed. That means that in case of fire at one of the floats, firefighters can hook their hose to the dry line instead of carrying several hundred feet of hose to the scene.

1985 (25 years ago) Coast Guard officials have increased their estimate of the amount of oil spilled from an Arco tanker that ran aground in Port Angeles Harbor to 148,000 gallons. About 63,000 gallons of the viscous Alaskan crude oil has been sopped up by crews using skimming vessels. The Coast Guard is inspecting the plugged hole in the Arco Anchorage and may allow it to continue to Cherry Point to offload the rest of its cargo.

Laugh Lines According to new census data, Falls Church, Va., is the besteducated area in the U.S. Least educated? I tried to find out how New York did, but I couldn’t find anyone who knowed. Jimmy Fallon

Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, Dec. 22, the 356th day of 2010. There are nine days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■  On Dec. 22, 1910, a fire lasting more than 26 hours broke out at the Chicago Union Stock Yards; 21 firefighters were killed in the collapse of a burning building. On this date: ■  In 1775, Esek Hopkins was appointed the commander-in-chief of the Continental Navy. ■  In 1808, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, and Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, had their world premieres in Vienna. ■  In 1864, during the Civil

War, Union Gen. William T. Sherman said in a message to President Abraham Lincoln: “I beg to present you as a Christmas-gift the city of Savannah.” ■  In 1894, French army officer Alfred Dreyfus was convicted of treason in a court-martial that triggered worldwide charges of anti-Semitism. Dreyfus was eventually vindicated. ■  In 1940, author Nathanael West, 37, and his wife, Eileen McKenney, 27, were killed in a car crash in El Centro, Calif., while en route to the funeral of F. Scott Fitzgerald, who had died the day before. ■  In 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Brigadier Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for

surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply. ■  In 1968, Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a private ceremony in New York. ■  In 1977, three dozen people were killed when a 250-foot-high grain elevator at the Continental Grain Co. plant in Westwego, La., exploded. ■  In 1984, New York City resident Bernhard Goetz shot and wounded four youths on a Manhattan subway, claiming they were about to rob him. ■  In 1990, 21 sailors returning from shore leave to the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga drowned off Haifa when the Israeli ferry they were traveling on capsized. Lech Walesa took the oath of office as Poland’s first popularly

elected president. ■  Ten years ago: Presidentelect George W. Bush chose John Ashcroft to be his attorney general. Madonna and film director Guy Ritchie wed in Scotland. They divorced in November 2008. ■  Five years ago: Congress completed work on a one-month extension of the Patriot Act and sent it to President George W. Bush. ■  One year ago: Assailants gunned down the mother, aunt and siblings of a Mexican marine who was killed in a raid that took out one of Mexico’s most powerful cartel leaders. Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh became the first defensive player voted The Associated Press College Football Player of the Year.


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Briefly: Nation Stopgap federal spending bill clears Congress

downright dangerous. Forecasters expected heavy rains across California going into today, while authorities kept a close eye on the first sign of mudslides in the wildfirescarred foothills across the WASHINGTON — Congress southern part of the state. cleared a stopgap funding bill So far, the inconveniences Tuesday to keep the federal gov- have been relatively minor: Resernment open into March, a cuers had to pluck some temporary truce until Republistranded motorists from raincans and President Barack swollen creeks. Obama rejoin the battle over Shoppers dodged puddles the budget next year. while buying last-minute The bill Christmas gifts. was passed by Disney resorts canceled a the House in the evening plan to shower visitors with just hours artificial snow. after speeding through the Man gets 20 years Senate. NEW HAVEN, Conn. ­— A Obama Colorado man was sentenced to was poised to Obama nearly 20 years in prison Tuessign it by midday for sexually abusing chilnight to avoid a government dren for more than a decade at shutdown. a school he founded in Haiti, The measure would freeze including some who faced him agency budgets at current levin the courtroom and testified els. that he threatened to put them That’s still too high for back on the streets if they did Republicans set to take over the not submit to his advances. House, who vow to cut many Judge Janet Bond Arterton programs to levels in place called Douglas Perlitz a serial when Obama took office. rapist and molester as she That will be difficult to imposed the sentence in New achieve, even though RepubliHaven federal court. cans will control the House and She said she believes he possess greater strength in the would commit the same crimes Senate. again if he were in a similar The bill would also create position. hardship at the Pentagon and Perlitz, 40, apologized to his the Homeland Security Depart- victims while speaking in Crement, which will be denied ole before the sentence was funding increases until their handed down. budgets pass next year. He said he knew his crimes were horrible but pleaded for More rain expected leniency nevertheless, asking LOS ANGELES — If six the judge to consider the good days of pounding rain weren’t work he did in the impoverished enough to dampen holiday spir- Caribbean nation. its, a seventh could prove to be The Associated Press

Briefly: World Challenges ahead for new Iraq government BAGHDAD — Iraq seated a freely elected government Tuesday after nine months of haggling, bringing together the main ethnic and religious groups in a fragile balance that could make it difficult to rebuild a nation devastated by war as American troops prepare for their final withdrawal. One of the government’s first priorities will be to decide whether to ask the Obama administration to keep thousands of U.S. soldiers in Iraq after their scheduled departure in December 2011. Prime Minister Nouri alMaliki’s new government solidifies the grip that Shiites have held on political power since Saddam Hussein’s ouster. It leaves open the question of whether the country’s disgruntled Sunni minority will play a meaningful role. Despite tortuous negotiations that threatened to unravel the country’s tenuous democratic gains, the public face of the new government will look remarkably like the outgoing one.

Israel retaliates JERUSALEM — Israel on Tuesday launched an unusually heavy series of airstrikes on Gaza in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks, raising the prospect of a new round of bloody fighting after a relative lull for two years. The military said the Israeli strikes hit seven different tar-

gets in Gaza. Palestinian officials said eight militants were wounded. Then, the Palestinians fired another rocket at southern Israel, lightly wounding a 16-year-old Israeli girl. The violence followed the deaths of five Gaza militants Saturday in the deadliest Israeli assault on the coastal strip in months, indicating a trend of escalation. Two years ago, incessant rocket barrages from Gaza led Israel to launch a punishing three-week invasion that left more than 1,400 Palestinians dead, including many civilians.

Snow nightmare LONDON — The world’s busiest international airport told infuriated passengers not to expect full service until Thursday, five days after a 5-inch snow flurry turned hundreds of thousands of holiday plans into a nightmare of canceled flights and painful nights on terminal floors. Travelers’ anger boiled over into politics as Britain’s prime minister offered to put troops on snow-clearing duty. Europe’s top transport official threatened tougher regulation of airports unable to cope with unusually wintry weather. As the snow began melting away in much of London, transportation experts said it had revealed both Heathrow and the high-speed Eurostar train to mainland Europe to be woefully unprepared for what may be a period of frigid winters last seen here nearly a half-century ago. The Associated Press

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Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., right, and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., talk about the new START treaty on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Obama secures GOP votes for arms treaty 11 Republicans join Democrats By Donna Cassata

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama locked up enough Senate Republican votes Tuesday to ratify a new arms control treaty with Russia that would cap nuclear warheads for both former Cold War foes and restart on-site weapons inspections. Eleven Republicans joined Democrats in a 67-28 proxy vote to wind up the debate and hold a final tally today. They broke ranks with the Senate’s top two Republicans and were poised to give Obama a bipartisan win on his top foreign policy priority. “We know when we’ve been beaten,” Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah told reporters hours before the vote. Ratification requires twothirds of those voting in the Senate, and Democrats need at least nine Republicans to overcome the opposition of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and

Jon Kyl of Arizona, the party’s point man on the pact. The Obama administration has made arms control negotiations the centerpiece of resetting its relationship with Russia, and the treaty was critical to any rapprochement. Momentum for the accord accelerated earlier in the day Tuesday — the seventh day of debate — when Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, announced his support.

U.S. ‘safer’ with START The treaty will leave the United States “with enough nuclear warheads to blow any attacker to kingdom come,” Alexander said on the Senate floor, adding, “I’m convinced that Americans are safer and more secure with the New START treaty than without it.” “START” stands for Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Five other Republican sena-

tors — Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Johnny Isakson of Georgia, Bob Corker of Tennessee, Robert Bennett of Utah and Thad Cochran of Mississippi — said they would back the pact. “We are on the brink of writing the next chapter in the 40-year history of wrestling with the threat of nuclear weapons,” Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., said after the vote. Obama has insisted the treaty is a national security imperative that will improve cooperation with Russia, an argument loudly echoed by the nation’s military and foreign policy leaders, former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and six Republican secretaries of state. In a fresh appeal for ratification, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the treaty would “strengthen our leadership role in stopping the proliferation of nuclear weapons and provide the necessary flexibility to structure our strategic nuclear forces to best meet national security interests.”

Nearly 1 in 4 fails military entrance exam, report says By Christine Armario and Dorie Turner The Associated Press

MIAMI — Nearly one-fourth of the students who try to join the U.S. Army fail its entrance exam, painting a grim picture of an education system that produces graduates who can’t answer basic math, science and reading questions, according to a new study released Tuesday. The report by The Education Trust bolsters a growing worry among military and education leaders that the pool of young people qualified for military service will grow too small. “Too many of our high school students are not graduating ready to begin college or a career — and many are not eligible to serve in our armed forces,” U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told the AP. “I am deeply troubled by the national security burden created

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“I am deeply troubled by the national security burden created by America’s underperforming education system.”

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by America’s underperforming education system.” The effect of the low eligibility rate might not be noticeable now — the Department of Defense said it is meeting its recruitment goals — but that could change as the economy improves, said retired Navy Rear Adm. Jamie Barnett.

Results are worrisome “If you can’t get the people that you need, there’s a potential for a decline in your readiness,” said Barnett, who is part of the group Mission: Readiness, a coalition of retired military leaders working to bring awareness to the high ineligibility rates. The report by The Education

Trust found that 23 percent of recent high school graduates don’t get the minimum score needed on the enlistment test to join any branch of the military. Questions are often basic, such as: “If 2 plus x equals 4, what is the value of x?” The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data show that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don’t even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn’t graduate high school. Educators expressed dismay that so many high school graduates are unable to pass a test of basic skills.

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A California taxi passenger may have an anger problem, but he’s no Grinch. Police in Sacramento got a report that a man pulled a knife on a cab driver during a dispute over the weekend but still made sure to pay his fare — plus tip. The Sacramento Bee said the rider argued with the driver about his desired destination Saturday, then pulled out a folding-blade knife, prompting the driver to run away on foot. The passenger also fled — after leaving his cab fare and a tip. Police said the passenger has not been found.

Broadway might need a superhero to save the new Spider-Man musical. “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” the most expensive production in Broadway history, suffered its fourth accident in a month when a stuntman playing the web-slinger fell about 30 feet into a stage pit during a preview Monday night. The safety tether that clips to his back failed to prevent the spill. The performer, Christopher W. Tierney, was wheeled out of the Foxwoods Theatre on a stretcher, still in his costume, and taken by ambulance to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries. He suffered broken ribs and internal bleeding, said a castmate.

A Puerto Rico National Guard helicopter crashed in the ocean while en route to a drug raid. The body of one of the six people on board has been found, and the remaining five are feared dead, officials said Tuesday. The body was found nearly a mile off the coast in front of the Grand Melia resort late Tuesday morning, said Nino Correa, search-and-rescue director of the Emergency Management Agency. The victim has not yet been identified. Crews are searching for the remaining passengers, and Police Chief Jose Figueroa Sancha told NotiUno radio station that officials found the fuselage of the UH-72 Lakota helicopter just north of the island.

Police said Tuesday a suspicious package full of wires and powder that prompted a terror scare in Rome’s subway during the Christmas season was a fake made out of cement-like powder, not explosives. The device was found at around 10 a.m. Tuesday inside a train at Rome’s Rebibbia station, on the outskirts of the Italian capital. The subway car was at the end of the line and empty when the package was found, said Atac, which runs the Rome subway. Bomb-disposal experts checked the powder and concluded it was inert and that there was no trigger mechanism among the wires, police said in a statement.


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Census: State’s population up 14% since 2000 Continued from A1 new 10th District “gives us another opportunity to win Washington’s population a congressional seat in this grew by 14.1 percent since state, and we’re very excited 2000, to 6,724,540. That about that.” works out to 830,419 addiDemocratic strategist tional residents over the Christian Sinderman said decade. that while any new congresStill, that’s the lowest sional seat is likely to be rate of growth for Washing- competitive, “Democrats in ton since the 11.1 percent in Washington have traditionthe 1940 Census, which ally done well in federal reflected the Great Depreselections, and that gives us sion years. The 2000 Census found reason to be hopeful that Washington had grown we can increase our clout in 21.1 percent to 5,894,121 Congress.” Gov. Chris Gregoire also residents from 1990. The 435 seats in the U.S. lauded the new seat. “At a critical time in our House of Representatives are apportioned every 10 nation’s history, additional years among the 50 states representation in our based on population shifts. nation’s Capitol is certainly Washington last added a welcome news,” the DemoHouse seat after the 1990 cratic governor said in a Census. That seat, in the statement. 9th Congressional District, is currently held by Demo- Reapportionment cratic U.S. Rep. Adam Redistricting is required Smith. The Seattle-area 8th once every decade to redraw District, held by Republican boundaries so political disU.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, tricts contain nearly identiwas picked up after the cal populations. Handy said each con1980 Census. Democrats’ majority in gressional district will have the state’s congressional about 670,000 people. “To carve out a new disdelegation dwindled to a 5-4 margin after Republi- trict in the middle of this can Jaime Herrera won the area is going to impact most 3rd Congressional District if not all of the other disin November, putting the tricts,” he said. open seat back in RepubliIn Washington state, the can hands after a dozen process is handled by the years. citizen Redistricting ComState Republican Chair- mission. The commission, comman Luke Esser said the

GOP to gain House seats in wake of slow-growing U.S. population make them roughly equal in population, with each state getting at WASHINGTON — Republicanleast one seat. leaning states will gain at least a That triggers an often contenhalf-dozen House seats thanks to tious and partisan process in many the 2010 Census, which found the states, which will draw new connation’s population growing more gressional district lines that can slowly than in past decades but still shifting to the South and West. help or hurt either party. The Census Bureau announced 18 states affected Tuesday that the nation’s population April 1 was 308,745,538, up In all, the census figures show a from 281.4 million a decade ago. shift affecting 18 states taking The growth rate for the past decade was 9.7 percent, the lowest effect when the 113th Congress takes office in 2013. since the Great Depression. The Texas will gain four new House nation’s population grew by seats, and Florida will gain two. 13.2 percent from 1990 to 2000. Gaining one each are Arizona, Michigan was the only state to Georgia, Nevada, South Carolina, lose population during the past Utah and Washington. decade. Nevada, with a 35 percent Ohio and New York will lose two increase, was the fastest-growing House seats each. state. Losing one House seat are IlliThe new numbers are a boon for nois, Iowa, Louisiana, MassachuRepublicans, with Texas leading the way among GOP-leaning states setts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. that will gain House seats, mostly Florida will now have as many at the Rust Belt’s expense. U.S. House members as New York: Following each once-a-decade 27. California will still have 53 census, the nation must reapporseats, and Texas will climb to 36. tion the House’s 435 districts to The Associated Press

prising two Democrats, two Republicans and a nonvoting chairman, was created by constitutional amendment nearly 20 years ago to take the time-consuming

and intensely political process out of the hands of the Legislature and governor — and reduce political gerrymandering. It takes at least three

In 2008, President Barack Obama lost in Texas and most of the other states that are gaining House seats. He carried most of the states that are losing House seats, including Ohio and New York. Each House district represents an electoral vote in the presidential election process, meaning the political map for the 2012 election will tilt somewhat more Republican. If Obama were to carry the same states he won in 2008, they would net him six fewer electoral votes under the new map. Some states Obama won, such as Florida, tilted Republican in last month’s election, and the electoral votes they will gain could further help GOP candidates in 2012. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said he did not expect the census results to have a “huge practical impact” on national politics. For the first time in its history, Democratic-leaning California will not gain a House seat after a census.

votes to approve the maps. The Legislature may make minor adjustments in the first month of the 2012 session, by two-thirds votes of both houses, but lawmak-

ers and the governor have essentially no role in the process used since the 1991 redistricting, secretary of state spokesman David Ammons said.

Harpist: Concerns to be addressed after holidays Continued from A1 kers be allowed to purchase monthly passes that would He decided to stop his charge one fee for several traveling show. trips per day. He did not busk on the Michael said the availSteilacoom II when it was able passes, which allow 62 the only boat on the route trips a month, are ideal for and would like to perform commuters because they on the MV Chetzemoka, allow two trips a day. which took over the Port Buskers, on the other Townsend-Coupeville route hand, travel back and forth in November. several times a day. In his letter to Moseley, Michael’s second request Michael suggested that bus- is to allow buskers to pur-

chase a license that allows them to sell items such as CDs. Michael said the price of both the permit and the passes could be established at a later time but that both would generate revenue for the ferry system. Through a spokesperson, Moseley said he intends to address the concerns raised in the letter after the holidays.

Michael said that any musician can bring an instrument on board the ferry and perform with an open case, “passively” soliciting contributions without actually selling anything. Michael said that CD sales make performing on ferries worthwhile. “While I was busking on the ferries, I earned enough to pay the bills,” Michael said.

“There is no way that I could have done this if I couldn’t sell CDs and had to rely solely on tips.” Michael said he will continue to argue for a new busker policy until Moseley answers directly. State ferries system personnel and state legislators have often described the state ferries as part of the highway system. Referring to that,

Michael pointed out that permits are not required to play guitar at the side of a road. “There is the argument that there should be no fee at all, considering that the ferry routes are actually part of our highway system,” Michael said.

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

Defender: Program ‘essential’ Doctor: Many are Continued from A1 which employed Davies. In 2005, he and several other In 2010, the firm took on attorneys left that firm to 371 cases in Superior Court offer their own bid for the and 971 cases in District services. Court. When he won the bid, his Once these numbers new firm was formed. were finalized, the firm If the firm loses the bid, requested an additional it might not go out of busi$20,000 to handle the addi- ness, but it “will be reconfigtional case load. ured,” Davies said. Davies employs five “We have five lawyers attorneys and one investi- here who are not sure gator. whether they will have jobs Prior to 2005, the con- next year,” he said. Prosecuting Attorneytract was held by Clallam Jefferson Public Defense, elect Scott Rosekrans said

that his office has a good relationship with the current public defender but added that putting the contract out for bid was a good idea because “competition is a good idea, and there is someone who can always do something better, less expensive or more efficiently.” Morley said the purpose of soliciting the bid was not to get Davies to lower the price of his current contract. On Monday, as the Jef-

ferson County Commissioners approved the additional $20,000 for indigent defense, Rosekrans attended the meeting to support the allocation. “Indigent defense programs are essential.” Rosekrans said. “They are what separate us from other countries all around the world.”

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Clallam honors outgoing elected officials By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Outgoing elected officials Judy Scott and John Miller were formally recognized Tuesday for their years of service to Clallam County citizens. Scott, the county treasurer, and Miller, the Department of Community Development director, lost their bids for re-election and will step down from office at the end of the month. “Both Judy and John really epitomize public service,” Commissioner Steve Tharinger said in a short ceremony. “Both of them really realize the challenges but also the rewards and also how important it is to serve the public, and they’ve done an excellent job.” Scott received a standing ovation from about 30 county employees and other citizens in the audience. She has worked in the Treasurer’s Office in various capacities for more than 27 years.

‘A lot of changes’ “I’ve seen a lot of changes over the years,” Scott said. “It’s been my pleasure and honor to serve there and serve the last six years as the county treasurer. I’ve been blessed with a very fantastic staff. I can’t thank them enough.” Like all long-term county employees, Scott received an etching of the courthouse as it looked in 1914. Scott lost a close race to Selinda Barkhuis, a county planner and attorney, in the Nov. 2 election. The campaign centered on the ongoing embezzlement case of former

“Both of them really realize the challenges but also the rewards and also how important it is to serve the public.”

Steve Tharinger Clallam County commissioner

employee Catherine Betts, who is alleged to have taken $617,467 in real estate excise taxes from the Treasurer’s Office. “I wish everyone the best — my successor as well,” Scott said. The newly elected officials take office Jan. 1.

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ting them do what they do well.” “You will both be missed, and good luck in your futures,” Tharinger said. After the meeting, Scott said she will consider partial retirement and “take some time and see what develops.” Miller, former executive director for the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, has accepted an offer to become the executive director of the Stillaguamish tribe in Arlington beginning Jan. 4. He worked there as a health director 20 years ago. “It’s been an honor to serve with both of you, particularly in these challenging times when there seems to be a duplicitous message from voters that want to pay fewer taxes but want better services, higher quality of services,” said Doherty, who won a close race against political newcomer Robin Poole last month. “To be a manager of a department during these times, or just being in a campaign as an elected official, is a pretty difficult challenge. Hopefully, we’ve all learned some lessons along the way. As human beings, we’re better for it, but the county government is better for it because you were here to help serve the public.”

Miller received a certificate of appreciation for four years as Community Development director. He said he enjoyed working with an “absolutely great staff.” “Too numerous to mention, but they are very professional,” he said. Miller thanked Commissioner Mike Doherty for encouraging him to run for the charter review commission in 2001, which got him started in county government. Sheila Roark Miller, a county code enforcement officer and deputy fire marshal, defeated John Miller in the election. “I wish the county well,” John Miller said. “I wish my successor, Sheila Miller, well, too.” Community Development has about 30 employees in planning, building and code enforcement. Tharinger praised Scott ________ for her work with the United Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be Way and Miller for recogniz- reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ing the strength of his staff ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. and “managing them by let- com.

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John Miller, left, who is the departing Department of Community Development director, accepts a plaque from Clallam County Commissioner Mike Doherty at the Clallam County Courthouse on Tuesday.

Outgoing County Treasurer Judy Scott addresses Clallam County commissioners Tuesday after being recognized for her 27 years of service.

Social worker’s grief inspires free support By Diane Urbani de la Paz

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High per capita rates Rural Clallam and Jefferson counties have high suicide rates compared with the state’s more urban regions. In 2009, the state Department of Health documented 17 suicides in Clallam County and four in Jefferson County, or 24.5 per 100,000 people; in King County, which includes Seattle, there were 224 suicides, for a rate of 11 per 100,000. And suicide rates on the

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raw tragedy by staying close to family and friends. And like Andrew, Holcomb believes in openness. Dialogue, she said, is much better than silence. An amazing thing happened, Holcomb added, between herself and a stranger. Her sister, who lives in California, told a woman friend about Holcomb’s loss. The friend wrote Holcomb a letter about losing her own son to suicide. “It was the most beautiful letter I have ever read,” Holcomb said. The woman’s son killed himself nine years ago — yet she remembered the pain exactly and reached out to another woman for whom that pain was brutally fresh.

Communication “It was so important to me,” Holcomb said, “to communicate with another mother who knows what it’s like” to lose a child the way she did. When that letter came in the mail, “it was another piece of my healing.” Holcomb said she also clung to the family members and friends who surrounded her at the memorial for her son — and who are keeping in touch. Although she’s not a big fan of Facebook, she’s grateful for the messages she’s still receiving from Weber’s friends on the Facebook page set up in his honor. Holcomb added that her heart goes out to her son’s friends, who found him in the park. She was unable to

read the police report about it until just a few weeks ago. She hurts, too, for her other children, a 29-yearold son and a 23-year-old daughter who have a long road of grief ahead. There is no rushing this process, Holcomb and Andrew agreed. “Some days, you feel OK,” Andrew said. “You’re putting one foot in front of the other, getting work done, keeping the household together.” Other days, “it’s all you can do to get yourself up in the morning.” People want you to move on after a certain length of time, Andrew added. But there is no time line for “finishing” your grieving process. For Andrew, who was born and raised in Port Angeles, starting a new relationship hasn’t been easy. “It’s hard to give yourself to somebody; you’re so vigilant,” she said. “I’ve built up a wall,” thinking that if anything were to happen to a man in her life, she would be protected. For people struggling with the loss of a loved one, Andrew offers what has helped her.

Family, friends “It’s important to have family members and friends around you. [Have them] bring in some food or take you out,” she said. “Find a place for a quiet cup of coffee or tea, or go out for a walk.” Make every effort to set

holiday spirit. It’s OK to cry. And it’s OK to talk about the person” who has died. That person is, of course, still a part of you. Holcomb, for her part, said she is grateful for the people who have come to her side, who have listened — and in some cases, who have shared with her their own stories of losing a loved one to suicide. Perhaps “that’s where our place is,” Holcomb said, “to be here for other people” who had to say goodbye too soon to a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend. That’s what Andrew is seeking to do: simply be there. She welcomes e-mails at julieanne2001us@yahoo. com and can be reached by phone at 360-460-9902.

________ Features Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz can be reached at 360417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ peninsuladailynews.com.

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aside some time in the day to take care of yourself, she added. “We tend to forget that because we’re so busy taking care of others.” Andrew loves to go to a day spa for a steam bath and to Anytime Fitness for a workout. “Sometimes, in the early stages,” she acknowledged, “you have to force yourself to go do it.” Friends and family members can help by “just listening and validating their feelings,” Andrew emphasized, adding that the “normal” grieving process doesn’t play out the same way for everyone. “You can bounce all over” from acceptance to anger and back again. To someone who is hurting right now, when we’re all supposed to be enjoying the season, Andrew says: “Don’t come down hard on yourself if you’re not in the

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North Olympic Peninsula have remained high throughout the past decade. In 2007, 20 people in Clallam County and seven in Jefferson County took their own lives. In 2003, 21 people committed suicide in the two counties, and in 2001, the toll was 16. Yet for too long, Andrew said, suicide has been a taboo topic. She and her children went to the Out of the Darkness walk in Seattle in 2006, and she said she saw no news coverage of the walk, an annual event that takes place in cities across the country. Andrew is open about the circumstances of her husband’s death. Paul was just 41; the couple was in the process of divorcing. Twenty-four hours before Paul died, Andrew found out he had plans to kill himself. She asked police to search for him, but they didn’t find Paul until it was too late. Andrew wondered: “If I had stuck around, maybe this wouldn’t have happened.” And as a social worker, she asked herself, “I’m a professional; why couldn’t I catch this? Why couldn’t I figure this out?” She had to keep it together, though, to take care of her children, who were then 11, 8 and 7. They’re doing pretty well now, she said, but each time they go through their growth spurts, they have to reprocess what happened to their father. Andrew recently met Lori Holcomb, whose son, Paul Weber, committed suicide Oct. 28. Weber was 24 when he was found dead in Olympic National Park. Holcomb is coping, Andrew said, with the still-

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“We would have had to spend significant time and resources had Torres fled back to California before he was apprehended.” Viada said the witnesses also deserved credit for the arrest and that he was happy they did not have to testify in court.

PORT ANGELES — A Stevens Middle School assembly prior to winter break featured contests and recognition. The achievements of fall athletic teams — football, volleyball and cross-country — and clubs such as Natural Helpers and Honor Society were honored at the Tuesday conference. Associated Student Body representatives, students with perfect attendance and honor roll students were also recognized. Five Stevens teams competed in “A Minute to Win It” contests Team Grizzlies won the team overall contest.

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PORT ANGELES — A Sequim man will serve 20 months in prison for stabbing another man outside a Port Angeles bar in September. David J. Harris, 30, was sentenced Tuesday in Clallam County Superior Court. Harris was convicted of second-degree assault earlier this month for stabbing Ernesto Sanches Andalob in the back on the morning of Sept. 4 outside the R Bar, 132 E. Front St. Rape plea The stabbing caused a lung to collapse, and PORT ANGELES — A Sanches Andalob, who was 19-year-old man pleaded 23 at the time, was treated guilty Monday to indecent at Harborview Medical liberties after being iniPort Angeles School District Center in Seattle. tially charged with secondStevens Middle School students Caylen Phegley, left, and Caleb Amen throw cards at a piece of “This was a very serious degree rape. watermelon, trying to stick the card to the fruit, during contests at a pre-break assembly this case,” said Port Angeles Joshua P. Torres, 19, will week. Detective Jason Viada. be sentenced Jan. 26 in “It had a pretty signifiClallam County Superior drunk 15-year-old girl in reported the crime to police Sgt. Barb McFall. located him . . . which cant impact on the commuCourt. an empty building downwithin 20 minutes, and “Sgt. Barb McFall made just a huge difference nity, and we took it very Police said Torres, a town. Torres was arrested shortly moved very swiftly after in this investigation,” said seriously.” homeless man from Two juvenile witnesses afterward by Port Angeles the reported incident and Detective Jason Viada. Modesto, Calif., raped a Peninsula Daily News

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PORT TOWNSEND — The last chance for a birding cruise to Protection Island this year will be New Year’s Eve. The three-hour trip — hosted by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center in collaboration with Puget Sound Express — will leave from Port Townsend’s Point Hudson Marina at 1 p.m.

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Commuters on a recent early morning saw festive pink flamingos decorating the lawn of Wildfire restaurant, 929 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles. Owners Denny and Lori Negus made a donation to the Port Angeles High School Class of 2011 to have the flock removed. The “flocking,” in which parties are recommended as recipients of the flamingos, is a senior class fundraiser that will take place through the end of the school year. To recommend a flocking recipient or make a donation to the senior class, phone senior parent George Bower at 360-460-9816.

Death and Memorial Notice Thelma Louise Ringer May 16, 1913 December 16, 2010 Mrs. Thelma Louise Ringer, 97, of Port Angeles passed away of natural causes peacefully at her home with her granddaughter by her side. She was born in Port Angeles to James Henry and Martha Ann (Stuart) Middleton on May 16, 1913. Thelma attended and graduated from Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, Washington. She married Charles Donald Vail on June 25, 1939, in Port Angeles. He preceded her in death on December 3, 1945. Thelma then married Jesse O. Ringer on July 3, 1950, in Port Angeles. Mr. Ringer passed away in Walla Walla, Washington, on October 16, 1999. Mrs. Ringer was a secretary for the Port Angeles School District Superintendent. Thelma was an active

Mrs. Ringer member of Mountain View Rebekah Lodge No. 34; she was the Noble Grand in 1954, and the Rebekah Assembly President of Washington State in 1977-1978. She was also an active member of Esther Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 19; she was the Worthy Matron, 1971, while her husband, Jesse, was the Worthy Patron. In 2001, she was again the Worthy Matron. She loved family gath-

erings and picnics, and spending time with her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Mrs. Ringer is survived by sons and daughters-inlaw, Charles and Karen Vail of Marysville, Washington, and Ernest and Sara Vail of Port Angeles; brother and sister-in-law, Alfred and Louise Middleton of Edmonds, Washington; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers Theodore Middleton, James Middleton and Ernest Middleton as well as sister Clara Middleton, all of Port Angeles. Memorial services will be held at the Masonic Temple, 622 South Lincoln Street, Port Angeles, on Tuesday, December 28, at 1 p.m., with grandson, Ted Vail of Colorado, officiating. A reception will follow. Drennan & Ford Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. Please sign the online guestbook at www.drennanford.com.

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To contact For reservations or more information, phone the center at 360-385-5582 or 800566-3932, or e-mail cruises@ ptmsc.org. The center’s Whales in Our Midst traveling exhibit will remain on display in the Natural History Exhibit through Thursday, Dec. 30. For more information, phone the center, e-mail info@ptmsc.org or visit www.ptmsc.org.

Death and Memorial Notice Arthur Jesse Stark January 24, 1946 December 16, 2010 Arthur Jesse “Jackson” Stark, age 64, of Port Angeles, was promoted to God’s Kingdom on December 16, 2010, after a 3½-year battle with multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer. He was born in La Jolla, California, on January 24, 1946, to John Thomas Stark and Muriel Alice Lott-Stark. Arthur’s lifelong dream was to be a pilot, which he attained through commercial flight training on the G.I. Bill, working his way up to captaining a Boeing 727 jet aircraft during his civilian aviation career. He was an aviator for over 40 years, becoming qualified in UH-1 Huey and CH-47 Chinook helicopters while proudly serving in the Army, and working his way up from flight instructor, where he taught in each state he lived. Arthur, nicknamed Jackson by his family before he was born, attended Chino High School in California, and enlisted in the Army in May 1966. He was deployed to Vietnam, where he was a

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Mr. Stark crew chief on Huey helicopters for two consecutive tours. He joined the U.S. Army Reserve in 1969, serving in aviation units in California, Oregon and Washington. In January 2003, he was called to active duty and deployed to Iraq until May 2004, piloting Chinook helicopters during the initial phases of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He married the love of his life, Karen Arlene Gilmer, in Fontana, California, on November 22, 1969, where his first and only child was born in 1972. In 1975, the family moved to Oregon, then to Port Angeles in 1980, where he remained until his death. While residing in Port

Angeles, Arthur was a corporate pilot for DelGuzzi Construction, Chief Pilot for San Juan Airlines, and completed his commercial aviation career with DHL airways. He remained an Army aviator until his retirement from the U.S. Army Reserve in 2007, after his diagnosis. Arthur is survived by his wife of 41 years, Karen, of Port Angeles; son, Jesse, daughter-inlaw, Tammie JohnsonStark, and granddaughter, Morgan Isabella Stark, of D’Iberville, Mississippi; brother and sister-in-law, George and Cheri Stark of La Pine, Oregon; brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Loretta Stark of Charleston, Oregon; and brother-in-law, Denny Gilmer of Forks. He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Kay, of California; and brother, Jimmy, of Oregon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Crossing Church, 96 Deer Park Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362, in honor of Arthur “Jackson” Stark. A viewing will be at Drennan & Ford Funeral Home in Port Angeles on Wednesday, December 29, at 11 a.m., followed by funeral services at noon. Celebration of life to follow.

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Gift shopping in natural beauty It’s no secret that the holidays can cause holiday stress. In these tough economic times, it’s every American’s duty to spend money at Christmas like a drunken sailor to mainPat tain the standard of living Neal that makes our country so cool. That is, unless you can’t. Then all it takes is a little imagination, a few gallons of gasoline, some rubber gloves, respirator and a strong stomach to turn Christmas on a budget into a free shopping adventure the whole family can enjoy. The North Olympic Peninsula is not only a recreational paradise, it has become a dumping ground for many of the local

inhabitants. To judge from the refuse along our back roads, recreational dumping is a family affair where you load up the truck with toys, furniture and animal carcasses and head for the freedom of the hills to dump it all up in God’s Country. I call it dumping with a view. Some of the more picturesque dumps offer a scenic splendor that can never be found in one of your citified recycling center. Going to the city dump is a dreary chore compared with the thrill of the wilderness dumper, tossing major appliances, engine blocks and offal from a cliff to watch in childlike wonder as they bounce down the mountain into the creek below. Other, more accessible dumps spread their inventory in a wider area throughout the forest to allow bargain hunters easier access and more choices for their Christmas list.

Often people who dump their garbage in the wilderness are multitaskers who enjoy the convenience of dropping off unwanted pets with their refuse. While I have long supported a spay-neuter program for pet dumpers, until that happens you have a good chance of picking up a cute little puppy or a box of adorable kittens at your next visit to a wilderness dump. Who wouldn’t want to share that joy of a holiday season. Have an automotive enthusiast on your Christmas list? You’re in luck. A great selection of hard-tofind parts for rare 1980s subcompacts lie strewn about the forest floor just waiting to be discovered. Sometimes entire vehicles, with undiagnosed mechanical difficulties and minor burn marks, lie just beneath the road awaiting a little TLC to get them purring again. Sure you may have to sift

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through a ton of garbage, dirty needles, waste oil, chemicals, guts and broken furniture to get a real Christmas treasure, but it will all be worth it when you find an exercise bike, Vegematic or a genuine velvet Elvis painting. It’s the thought and effort we put into our Christmas gift selection that makes them special. Whether you call it giving back to nature or leaving a piece of themselves, the wilderness dumpers have left these hidden treasures throughout the woods for the rest of us to discover and enjoy. These designer dumps are where you find them. I don’t want to give away any secrets — heck, I’ve got my own last-minute Christmas shopping to do. But many outstanding boutique wilderness dumps are located in the Dungeness watershed where just downstream, thousands of people get their

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water. I once asked a forest ranger why they didn’t do like they do in civilized countries like Montana: Put a Dumpster at the bottom of the logging road to avoid polluting the aquifer. “That would never work,” the forest ranger said. “People would just fill up the Dumpster with garbage.” Besides, how could Dumpsterdiving compare with the thrill of finding garbage on your own? Here’s hoping you find the dump your Christmas dreams are made of.

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A version of this Christmas column first appeared in 2008. Pat Neal is a North Olympic Peninsula fishing guide and ­“wilderness ­gossip columnist.” Neal can be reached at 360683-9867 or e-mail at patnealwildlife@yahoo.com. Pat’s column appears here every Wednesday.

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capture the terrorists who Go Nippon! Patricia MacRobbie, attacked us. Sequim Result: More terrorists worldwide and heightened End the wars fear and paranoia at home. We attacked Iraq over a Why are we still at war? After 9/11, we set out to lie, and we’re still there,

supposedly to bring democracy. If we believe in democracy, why don’t we let Iraqis vote on whether they want us there? More than 4,000 U.S.

Where is the Arco Anchorage today? THE 883-FOOT OIL tanker Arco Anchorage was making international news 25 years ago today as crews sopped up oil while others cleaned thousands of waterfowl after the ship ran aground in Port Angeles Harbor. The single-hull vessel was the first of a class of 120,000-deadweight-ton tankers built in Maryland in 1973 for Atlantic

Richfield Co., or ARCO — now a division of BP LLC. At the time, it was the second-largest civilian vessel ever built in the U.S. Repaired after the spill of 1985, the Arco Anchorage continued on the TAPS — Trans Alaskan Pipeline System — route until 1997, when ARCO Marine Inc. sold it to Houston-based Oceaneering International Inc.

for conversion to a floating storage and production facility. Renamed the Ocean Venture, the ship never worked out as a production tanker because of its size. After more than $3.5 million in write-downs by Oceaneering International, the ship was scrapped in 2002. Meanwhile, single-hull oil tankers no longer are allowed to

ply American waters. All the tankers that anchor in Port Angeles Harbor now have two hulls to lessen the magnitude of a spill like that of Dec. 21, 1985. The last of the single-hull TAPS tankers, the SeaRiver Long Beach (sister ship of the Exxon Valdez), was taken out of service more than a year ago. Peninsula Daily News

troops have died in Iraq, more than 1,300 in Afghanistan. More than 100,000 civilians have been killed in Iraq alone, victims of “collateral damage.” The financial cost is now reportedly more than $1 trillion. Care for veterans’ physical and psychological wounds is estimated to cost at least that much. Yet the wars are waged mostly off-screen, and many of us don’t think about them daily. The wars were a nonissue in the recent election, though much of our economic woe is due to military spending, a category largely protected from the budget cuts which social service programs have recently suffered. We’ll all bear the economic consequence, but it’s the poor and formerly middle class who are directly affected, including those youth who enlist because they can’t find other work — the “economic draft.” During the holidays, take a minute to call the White House: 202-456-1111 (Monday-Friday). Tell President Obama to end both wars now. It’s a good Christmas and New Year’s gift to give our country, our troops, the Iraqi and Afghan people, and your children. Franny Koski, Port Angeles

Thanks for extending the tax cuts By Larry David THERE is a God! It passed! The Bush tax cuts have been extended two years for the upper bracketeers, of which I am a proud member, thank you very much. I’m the last person in the world I’d want to be beside, but I am beside myself! This is a life changer, I tell you. A life changer! David To begin with, I was planning a trip to Cabo with my kids for Christmas vacation. We were going to fly coach, but now with the money I’m saving in taxes, I’m going to splurge and

bump myself up to first class. First class! Somebody told me they serve warm nuts up there, and call you “mister.” I might not get off the plane! I’m also going to call the hotel and get another room so I don’t have to sleep on a cot in the kids’ room. Don’t get me wrong — I love a good cot. The problem is they tend to take up a lot of room, and it’s getting a little tougher in my advancing years to fold it up and drag it to the closet. I mean, I’d do it if I had to, but guess what? I don’t! Not with this windfall coming my way. Now I get to have my own room with a king-sized bed. And who knows, maybe I’ll even get some fancy bottled water from

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the minibar. This is shaping up to be the best vacation I’ve had in years. When I get home, thanks to the great compromise, the first thing I’m going to do is get a flatscreen TV. Finally I can throw out the 20-inch Zenith with the rabbit ears, the one I inherited from my parents when they died. The reception is terrible and I’m getting tired of going out to bars every time I want to watch a game. Last month, the antenna broke and I tried to improvise one with a metal hanger and wound up cutting myself. Every time I see that scab, I say to myself, “If, God willing, those Bush tax cuts are restored, I’m going to buy a new TV.” Well, guess what? They have

been! It’s also going to be a boon for my health. After years of coveting them, I’ll finally be able to afford blueberries. Did you know they have a lot of antioxidants, which prevent cancer? Cancer! This tax cut just might save my life. Who said Republicans don’t support health care? I’m going to have the blueberries with my cereal, and I’m not talking Special K. Those days are over. It’s nothing but real granola from now on. The kind you get in the plastic bins in health food stores. Did someone say “organic”? The only problem is if, God forbid, the tax cuts are repealed in two years, how will I ever go back to Special K and bananas?

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Well, I did quit smoking, so I’m sure if push came to shove I could summon up the willpower to get off granola and blueberries. Of course, I suppose with the money I managed to save from the “Seinfeld” syndication, I probably could continue to eat granola with blueberries, but let’s hope it doesn’t come to that. Life was good, and now it’s even better. Thank you, Republicans. And a special thank you to President Obama and the Democrats. I didn’t know you cared.

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Disc golf OK’d for other parks But Robin Hill Farm Country site residents say no to sport By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News

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The house at 717 S. Chambers St. in east Port Angeles has had a dazzling display of Christmas lights for the last five years, so neighbor Michael Bowlby decided this year to do some decorating of his own: “Ditto” with an arrow pointing next door. The folks at 717 — Terry and Linda Stockman — howled when they first saw it as they drove away from their home the other night, Terry Stockman said. Bowlby put up his display earlier this week.

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SEQUIM — A juvenile bald eagle that was shot in the left wing last week near Beaver could — if it regains its health — fly again, said a spokesman for the Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center. “If he makes it out of this critical period in the next week or so, we’re optimistic that he has a reasonable chance to fly again,” said Matthew Randazzo on Tuesday. The young male bird remained in stable condition in intensive care Tuesday at Greywolf Veterinary Hospital in Sequim, where he is under treatment for a

broken wing and other injuries, Randazzo said. “If the fracture is too large to be bridged by natural healing, then we may have to do surgery,” he said. “There’s so much we don’t know right now.”

Some tips Some tips have been received about the shooter, he said, but “because it’s an ongoing investigation, we’ve been asked not to comment.” Both the wildlife center in Sequim and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife are seeking information about the person who

shot the bird. The eagle, which was born this summer and hadn’t yet developed the distinctive white plumage of an adult bald eagle, was found floundering on rain-soaked ground in a field near Beaver last Wednesday, Randazzo said. After receiving a report, Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center Director Jaye Moore alerted Brian Fairbanks, a Fish and Wildlife officer based in Forks, who found the eagle and brought it to the Sequim center that afternoon. On Thursday, Moore took the eagle to Dr. Maya Bewig at Greywolf Veterinary Hospital.

Commissioner Mike Doherty said Winborn is actively looking for alternative sites, though it’s too early to make an announcement. Meanwhile, disc golfers have a dedicated field at the city of Port Angeles’ Lincoln Park to play on. Both speakers in a public hearing supported the county resolution.

PORT ANGELES — Disc golf will not be allowed at Robin Hill Farm County Park, a formal decision made Tuesday ending a long battle over a proposal to include the recreational sport at the 195-acre park between Port Angeles and Sequim. Clallam County commissioners voted 3-0 to add disc golf as an accepted use in ‘Grateful’ the parks and recreation Speaking on behalf of master plan — except at Friends of Robin Hill, a Robin Hill Farm. group that opposes disc golf at that particular park, Compromise John Benham said: “We’re A compromise four years grateful to the park adviin the making, the county sory board and to the comwill find another park to missioners for a modificabuild a course. That site will tion excluding Robin Hill Farm from future considerbe determined next year. The object of disc golf — ation as a disc golf site.” Sharron Fogel thanked also known as Frisbee golf the commissioners and — is to land the disc in county staff for the “time raised basket “holes.” A firestorm erupted in and effort that’s gone into 2008 when a 20-acre, bringing about an agree18-hole disc golf course was able conclusion to the disc added to Robin Hill Farm in golf proposal at Robin Hill park.” the county’s parks plan.

Bald eagles are protected Quiet tranquility under the Bald and Golden Many horseback riders, Eagle Protection Act, accordhikers, dog walkers and ing to U.S. Fish and Wildlife. cyclists said disc golf would harm the quiet tranquility First-offense violation of the scenic park. Some A first-offense violation of said the proposal was rubthe act can result in a fine of ber-stamped by the county’s $100,000, imprisonment for park advisory board. More than 1,000 signaone year or both. Penalties tures were collected against increase for additional the proposal, which was offenses, and a second violasubmitted by Michael Mction of the act is a felony. Aleer of Sequim. Tips may be reported to Joel Winborn, Clallam the center by e-mailing County parks, fair and facilRandazzo at Matthew@ ities manager, recomNWRaptorCenter.com and by mended the resolution that phoning state Fish and Wild- the commissioners approved life at 877-933-9847. Tuesday.

Many letters As chairwoman of Friends of Robin Hill, Fogel has submitted many letters to the county on the matter. “It’s taken many months of meetings, writing and rerunning policy changes, and finding an agreement not to interrupt the beauty and solitude of a place where many of us will go in the years to come for quiet moments and to communicate with nature,” she said.

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Santa hitting the links IT’S A BIG job but every year the famous man clad in red, Santa Claus, comes to town bestowing gifts on deserving boys and girls. Sometimes he’ll leave a nice Michael sleeve of Titleists, a designer Carman putter-head cover, one of those fancy Sun Mountain or Ogio dual-strap bags or other golf merchandise or apparel. A question I’ve always pondered about the whole affair: How does St. Nick relax after circumnavigating the globe and delivering presents to billions all in one night with the speed and accuracy FedEx, UPS, and the U.S. Postal Service can only dream of? Well, you’d have to ask him. But I bet he takes a little break from the North Pole and heads somewhere with warm surf, white sand bunkers and greens made of poa annua. By Dec. 26, he’s probably tired of anything Christmas-related, so I wouldn’t expect him to travel to play Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus, Ind. Besides, the southern Indiana course is expected to see snow flurries on Christmas Day and Dec. 26. If he wanted to stick close to home, the closest 18-hole golf course to the North Pole, North Star Golf Club in Fairbanks, Alaska is of course, closed for the winter season. If you are ever up in the Last Frontier with a desire to play, visit www.northstargolf.com for more information. Another spot that Mr. Claus will need to wait for the spring thaw to play is Christmas Mountain Village in the Wisconsin Dells area of Wisconsin. If ever in the land of cheese curds, brats and beer, visit www. christmasmountainvillage.com/golf. html.

Midwinter scramble Sequim’s SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway, will host its Midwinter Open three-person Scramble on Saturday, Jan. 15. The tournament will open with a frost-free 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $90 per team with gross and net prizes, range balls, two team KP’s, and a late afternoon lunch included. The optional honey pot is $60 per team, and a team long putt is available for $5. Each team must have a total handicap index of 15 or higher to play. And each team has to use at least three drives per player. For more information, stop by the course or phone 360-683-3673.

PT golf happenings Port Townsend Golf Club’s Hidden Rock Cafe has upped the ante and placed four rocks out on the course for players to find. Sleuths who find one of the rocks will receive a free breakfast or lunch. Seven “Rock Hounds” have sniffed out a free meal so far since the promotion began. The golf course holds an all-day $10 skins game on Saturdays. It’s $10 for the game and $10 for greens fees. The course’s three-month long Winter Eclectic will begin on Jan. 1. Port Townsend’s next tournament is the Ice Cube Open on Jan. 8. Make sure to reserve your spot for the annual Arctic Open on Feb. 12-13. That tournament goes on in any weather, even snow, and is always a popular and full event. For more information on any Port Townsend Golf Club event, phone the course at 360-385-4547.

Golf’s ranking system A reader e-mailed me last week, asking me to delve a little into the Official World Golf Rankings. Like most things professional golf-related, the question concerned Tiger Woods. The reader wanted to know how Woods has maintained a secondplace ranking despite not winning any tournaments in 2010. Turn

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Nathan Cristion of Port Angeles, top, controls Zac Olsen of Port Townsend in a dual wrestling meet in Port Townsend last week. Cristion is one of the top Class 2A 189-pounders in the state.

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All four high school wrestling teams on the North Olympic Peninsula are young this year but that doesn’t mean that they are lacking for talent or experience at key weights. The Port Angeles Roughriders have a returning state placer in senior Nathan Cristion, who is undefeated (9-0) on the year while the youthful Sequim Wolves already have a tournament win in the early season (Cardinal Classic at Franklin Pierce last weekend). The Forks Spartans, meanwhile, are loaded with underclassmen but have three stateranked wrestlers, and the Port Townsend Redskins also are

young but have some standout talent, headed by Kris Windle.

Battling for ax The Class 2A archrivals Riders and Wolves will square off at today’s eight-team sixth annual Battle for the Axe tournament at Port Angeles High School. The two teams tangled in the championship round last year with the Wolves coming out on top. “It was a pretty dramatic match,” Port Angeles coach Erik Gonzalez said. Gonzalez is hoping for a rematch and has put both teams in opposite pools in the dualmeet format competition in hopes that the teams will end up

Previews as pool champions again. There are four teams in each pool and at the end of the day the No. 1 squads from each pool face each other, the No. 2s go at it as well as the No. 3s and No. 4s. “Hopefully, we will meet Sequim in the finals,” Gonzalez said. The Riders won their own tournament the first year in 2004 but are still looking to bring the traveling ax trophy back home. This will be an especially tough tourney with at least five teams with a good shot at the trophy, Gonzalez said. He is expecting defending champion Sequim, La Center, Shelton, Kingston and Port Angeles to vie for the title. Central Kitsap could be in the mix, too, if the Cougars bring

their whole team. “I don’t think they are bringing their full team because some kids are missing because of the holidays,” Gonzalez said. “The tournament will have a good balance. Sequim still has the axe, and if we want the axe we have to go through them. They have a good team. “La Center impressed me at the Forks tournament. They beat us by 3½ points for the title. They are a solid 1A team with state placers. “Shelton is 2-0 in dual meets and has good depth with 49 kids. I expect them to be pretty tough. “Kingston beat us by five points in a dual meet a couple of weeks ago,” Gonzalez said. The Buccaneers went ahead 24-0 in the lower weights but the Riders came surging back in the middle and upper weights to make a match of it. Turn

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PORT ANGELES — Jessica Madison ripped the nets for 23 points to spark the Port Angeles girls basketball team to an easy romp over North Kitsap on Tuesday night. The Roughriders beat the Vikings 78-27 with four players scoring in double figures. Taylyn Jeffers sank 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Kiah Jones scored 12 and had a game-high 11 boards. Mariah Frazier had 11 points for the Riders. Port Angeles improves to 7-0 overall and in the Olympic League. “North Kitsap works hard but they are real young,” coach Mike Knowles said. “There are no seniors on their team and they play two freshmen. In a year or so they will be good.” The Riders led 23-7 at the end of the first quarter and 40-18 at halftime. Port Angeles out-rebounded the Vikings 38-19. They have a much tougher opponent in their first nonleague game of the season Thursday night at home. The Class 2A Riders host 4A Mount Tahoma. “That will be a good test for us,” Knowles said. “They are four times our [school] size and they have a 6-6 post.”

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Port Angeles’ Alison Knowles, front, drives past the defense of North Kitsap’s Turn to Preps/B3 Paige Kaase in the second quarter Tuesday at Port Angeles High School.


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10 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Tennis, Match for Africa, Federer vs. Nadal, Site: La Caja Magica - Madrid, Spain (Live) Noon (47) GOLF Dunlop, Phoenix Tournament, Round 2, Site: Phoenix Seagaia Resort - Miyazaki, Japan 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Texas vs. Michigan State - E. Lansing, Mich. (Live) 5 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Boise State vs. Utah, Las Vegas Bowl, Site: Sam Boyd Stadium - Las Vegas, Nev. (Live) 6 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Missouri vs. Illinois, Site: Scottrade Center - St. Louis, Mo. (Live) 6 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Nevada Reno vs. Washington (Live) 8 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Xavier vs. Gonzaga - Spokane (Live) 8 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Kansas vs. California (Live)

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Today Wrestling: Port Angeles and Sequim in Battle of the Axe at Port Angeles High School, 10 a.m.

Thursday Boys Basketball: Neah Bay at Crosspoint Academy, 1 p.m. Girls Basketball: Mount Tahoma at Port Angeles, 7 p.m.; Neah Bay at Crosspoint Academy, 1 p.m.

Friday No events scheduled

Area Sports Bowling LAUREL LANES Dec. 20 Monday Night Mixed Men’s High Game: Herb Woods, 203 Men’s High Series: Joe Barrett, 541 Women’s High Game: Bunny Meyer, 153 Women’s High Series: Bunny Meyer, 410 League Leaders: The Undiscovered Dec. 20 Les Schwab Mixed Majors Men’s High Game: James Paulsen, 254 Men’s High Series: Anthony Sanders, 867 Women’s High Game: Marie Chapman, 218 Women’s High Series: Marie Chapman, 771 League Leaders: James and Assoc. Dec. 20 Baxter Auto Parts Old Timers Men’s High Game: Ken McInnes, 211 Men’s High Series: Ken McInnes, 560 Women’s High Game: Una Flanigan, 137 Women’s High Series: Una Flanigan, 394

Golf PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Dec. 18 Winter League Week Nine Results 1. Triggs Dental Lab 73.5 2. Glass Services 58.5 3. Golf Shop Guys 55 4. Green Machine 50 5. Windermere 49.5 6. Clubhouse Comets 1 48.5 7. Laurel Lanes 43.5 8. The Brew Crew 40.5 9. Lakeside Industries 35 10. Clubhouse Comets 2 28 Individual Winners Gross: Dave Wahlsten, 35; Mike Dupuis, 37; Mel Triggs, 39 Net: Todd Irwin, 27; Eric Schaefermeyer, 33; Steve Moreno, 33; Harry Hinds, 33; Tom Fryer, 34; Buck Ward, 34; Warren Taylor, 35; Dennis Watson, 35; Tony Dunscomb, 35 Dec. 18 Substitute Par Any Two Holes Individual Gross: Mike Dupuis, 66 Individual Net: Jay Bruch, 63; Steve Colvin, 65; Jim Bourget, 66; Rick Hoover, 67 Team Gross: Mike Dupuis and Greg Senf, 67 Team Net: Jay Bruch and Jim Bourget, 62; Gerald Petersen and Ray Dooley, 63; Steve Colvin and Ray Dooley, 63; Rick Hoover and Steven Patch, 63; Rick Hoover and Jack Heckman, 63 Dec. 19. Better Nine Gross: Paul Reed, 33; Rick Parkhurst, 35 Net: Tom Hainstock, 33; Gerald Petersen, 34; Steve Patch, 34; Don Dundon, 34.5; Bob Brodhun, 34.5; Perry Keeling, 34.5, David Wahlsten, 34.5; Jay Keohokalole, 34.5; Dennis Swope, 35; Jan Hardin, 35 SKYRIDGE GOLF COURSE Dec. 19 Players Day Gross: Adam Mackay, 80 Net: Richard Garvey, 66; Gene Potter, 67; Don Tipton, 70; Paul Boucher, 71; Terry Randall, 72; John Naples, 72

Basketball NBA Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 24 3 .889 — Dallas 23 5 .821 11⁄2 New Orleans 16 12 .571 81⁄2 Houston 13 15 .464 111⁄2 Memphis 12 17 .414 13 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 20 9 .690 — Utah 20 9 .690 — Denver 16 10 .615 21⁄2 Portland 15 14 .517 5 Minnesota 6 23 .207 14 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 21 7 .750 — Phoenix 13 14 .481 71⁄2 Golden State 9 18 .333 111⁄2 L.A. Clippers 8 21 .276 131⁄2 Sacramento 5 20 .200 141⁄2 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 22 4 .846 New York 16 12 .571 Philadelphia 11 17 .393 Toronto 10 18 .357 New Jersey 9 20 .310 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 21 9 .700 Atlanta 18 12 .600 Orlando 16 12 .571 Charlotte 9 19 .321 Washington 7 19 .269 Central Division W L Pct Chicago 17 9 .654 Indiana 13 14 .481 Milwaukee 10 16 .385 Detroit 9 19 .321 Cleveland 8 20 .286

GB — 7 12 13 141⁄2 GB — 3 4 11 12 GB — 41⁄2 7 9 10

All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Oklahoma City 99, Charlotte 81 Dallas 105, Orlando 99 Chicago 121, Philadelphia 76 New Jersey 101, Memphis 94 Golden State at Sacramento, LATE Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, LATE Today’s Games Cleveland at Atlanta, 4 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 4 p.m. Chicago at Washington, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at New York, 4:30 p.m. Utah at Minnesota, 5 p.m. New Jersey at New Orleans, 5 p.m. Denver at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m.

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Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma, left, stands with his team after Connecticut’s 93-62 win over Florida State in women’s basketball in Hartford, Conn., on Tuesday. Connecticut set an NCAA record with 89 consecutive wins. See story on Page B3.

NFL STANDINGS St. Louis Seattle San Francisco Arizona

W L 6 8 6 8 5 9 4 10

T PCT 0 .429 0 .429 0 .357 0 .286

Philadelphia NY Giants Washington Dallas

W 10 9 5 5

L 4 5 9 9

T PCT 0 .714 0 .643 0 .357 0 .357

Chicago Green Bay Minnesota Detroit

W L 10 4 8 6 5 9 4 10

T PCT 0 .714 0 .571 0 .357 0 .286

Atlanta New Orleans Tampa Bay Carolina

W L 12 2 10 4 8 6 2 12

T PCT 0 .857 0 .714 0 .571 0 .143

Kansas City San Diego Oakland Denver

W L 9 5 8 6 7 7 3 11

T PCT 0 .643 0 .571 0 .500 0 .214

New England NY Jets Miami Buffalo

W L 12 2 10 4 7 7 4 10

T PCT 0 .857 0 .714 0 .500 0 .286

Pittsburgh Baltimore Cleveland Cincinnati

W L 10 4 10 4 5 9 3 11

T PCT 0 .714 0 .714 0 .357 0 .214

Indianapolis Jacksonville Tennessee Houston

W 8 8 6 5

T PCT 0 .571 0 .571 0 .429 0 .357

L 6 6 8 9

Thursday’s Games San Antonio at Orlando, 5 p.m. Milwaukee at Sacramento, 7 p.m. Miami at Phoenix, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games No Games Scheduled Saturday’s Games Chicago at New York, 9 a.m. Boston at Orlando, 2:30 pm. Miami at LA Lakers, 2 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 7:30 p.m.

College Top 25 Teams MEN’S (2) Ohio State 96, North Carolina-Ash. 49 (7) San Diego State 62, San Francisco 56 UNLV 63, (11) Kansas State 59 (13) Purdue 77, IPFW 52 USC 65, (18) Tennessee 64 (23) Brigham Young 72, Weber State 66 (24) Texas A&M 86, Wagner 51 WOMEN’S (1) Connecticut 93, (20) Florida State 62 (2) Baylor 77, Syracuse 43 (3) Duke 46, (4) Xavier 45 (7) West Virginia 71, North Carolina Cent. 39 (9) UCLA 81, East Carolina 67 (11) Kentucky 107, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 35 (16) Michigan State 67, Vermont 33 Arizona State 79, (18) DePaul 66

Football NFL Schedule All Times PST Thursday’s Game Carolina at Pittsburgh, 5:20 p.m. Saturday’s Game Dallas at Arizona, 4:30 p.m. Sunday’s Game Tennessee at Kansas City, 10 a.m. San Francisco at St. Louis, 10 a.m. N.Y. Jets at Chicago, 10 a.m. Baltimore at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

NATIONAL FOOTBALL CONFERENCE NFC WEST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 4-3-0 2-5-0 2-2-0 4-6-0 4-3-0 2-5-0 3-2-0 5-5-0 4-3-0 1-6-0 3-1-0 3-7-0 3-4-0 1-6-0 1-4-0 2-8-0 NFC EAST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 4-2-0 6-2-0 4-1-0 7-3-0 5-3-0 4-2-0 2-3-0 7-3-0 2-5-0 3-4-0 2-3-0 4-7-0 2-6-0 3-3-0 2-3-0 3-7-0 NFC NORTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 4-3-0 6-1-0 5-0-0 8-3-0 5-1-0 3-5-0 3-2-0 6-4-0 4-4-0 1-5-0 1-4-0 4-6-0 3-4-0 1-6-0 1-4-0 4-7-0 NFC SOUTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 6-0-0 6-2-0 4-0-0 9-1-0 5-2-0 5-2-0 3-1-0 8-2-0 3-4-0 5-2-0 2-3-0 6-4-0 2-6-0 0-6-0 0-5-0 2-9-0 AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE AFC WEST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 6-0-0 3-5-0 2-3-0 5-5-0 6-2-0 2-4-0 2-3-0 6-4-0 5-2-0 2-5-0 5-0-0 5-5-0 2-4-0 1-7-0 1-4-0 2-8-0 AFC EAST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 7-0-0 5-2-0 3-1-0 8-2-0 4-3-0 6-1-0 3-2-0 8-3-0 1-6-0 6-1-0 2-3-0 5-6-0 2-5-0 2-5-0 1-3-0 3-7-0 AFC NORTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 4-3-0 6-1-0 4-1-0 8-3-0 6-1-0 4-3-0 2-2-0 7-3-0 3-3-0 2-6-0 1-3-0 3-7-0 2-5-0 1-6-0 2-3-0 2-8-0 AFC SOUTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 5-2-0 3-4-0 3-2-0 6-4-0 5-2-0 3-4-0 3-2-0 7-4-0 3-5-0 3-3-0 2-3-0 3-7-0 3-4-0 2-5-0 2-3-0 4-6-0

New England at Buffalo, 10 a.m. Detroit at Miami, 10 a.m. Washington at Jacksonville, 10 a.m. Indianapolis at Oakland, 1:05 p.m. Houston at Denver, 1:05 p.m. San Diego at Cincinnati, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Green Bay, 1:15 p.m. Seattle at Tampa Bay, 1:15 p.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, 5:20 p.m. Monday Night Football New Orleans at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m.

College All Times PST December 18 New Mexico Bowl Brigham Young 52, UTEP 24 Udrove Humanitarian Bowl Northern Illinois 40, Fresno State 17 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Troy 48, Ohio 21 December 21 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl Louisville 31, Southern Miss 28 Today Maaco Bowl Las Vegas No. 19 Utah vs. No. 10 Boise State, 5 p.m. Thursday Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl Navy at San Diego State, 5 p.m. Friday Sheraton Hawaii Bowl No. 24 Hawaii vs. Tulsa, 5 p.m.

Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 32 20 8 4 44 105 88 Nashville 32 17 9 6 40 83 79 Chicago 35 18 14 3 39 111 103 Columbus 33 17 13 3 37 85 91 St. Louis 33 16 12 5 37 86 93

PF 258 279 250 255

PA 295 363 314 370

DIFF -37 -84 -64 -115

STRK Lost 2 Lost 2 Lost 1 Lost 1

PF 412 360 268 354

PA 339 288 343 396

DIFF +73 +72 -75 -42

STRK Won 3 Lost 1 Lost 4 Won 1

PF 293 333 244 308

PA 242 220 314 329

DIFF +51 +113 -70 -21

STRK Won 1 Lost 2 Lost 2 Won 2

PF 369 354 280 183

PA 261 270 290 350

DIFF +108 +84 -10 -167

STRK Won 8 Lost 1 Lost 1 Won 1

PF 322 388 353 292

PA 281 260 330 415

DIFF +41 +128 +23 -123

STRK Won 1 Won 2 Won 1 Lost 5

PF 446 295 239 273

PA 303 259 261 353

DIFF +143 +36 -22 -80

STRK Won 6 Won 1 Lost 1 Won 2

PF 307 324 252 281

PA 220 253 271 362

DIFF +87 +71 -19 -81

STRK Lost 1 Won 2 Lost 2 Won 1

PF 381 319 322 333

PA 342 365 282 386

DIFF +39 -46 +40 -53

STRK Won 2 Lost 1 Won 1 Lost 3

Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 31 19 8 4 42 101 78 34 19 11 4 42 121 110 32 15 13 4 34 79 91 35 14 18 3 31 92 103 31 12 14 5 29 84 108 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 34 21 10 3 45 100 92 Anaheim 38 18 16 4 40 98 111 Los Angeles 32 19 12 1 39 95 75 San Jose 33 17 11 5 39 100 94 Phoenix 32 15 10 7 37 89 93 Vancouver Colorado Minnesota Calgary Edmonton

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 35 22 8 5 49 117 87 Pittsburgh 34 22 10 2 46 110 79 N.Y. Rangers 35 20 14 1 41 105 91 New Jersey 33 9 22 2 20 59 103 N.Y. Islanders 30 6 18 6 18 65 104 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 34 19 13 2 40 89 77 Boston 32 17 11 4 38 89 68 Buffalo 34 14 16 4 32 89 97 Ottawa 35 14 17 4 32 81 106 Toronto 33 12 17 4 28 75 102 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 36 20 12 4 44 109 100 Atlanta 36 19 12 5 43 117 104 Tampa Bay 33 19 10 4 42 104 109 Carolina 32 15 13 4 34 90 99 Florida 31 15 16 0 30 85 78 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Buffalo 5, Anaheim 2 St. Louis 4, Atlanta 2 Columbus 3, Calgary 1 Washington 5, New Jersey 1 Dallas 5, Montreal 2 Los Angeles 5, Colorado 0 Edmonton at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.

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Today’s Games Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 4 p.m. Florida at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m. Vancouver at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Nashville at Chicago, 5:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Atlanta at Boston, 4 p.m. Florida at Buffalo, 4 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m. Pittsburgh at Washington, 4 p.m. Montreal at Carolina, 4 p.m. Vancouver at Columbus, 4 p.m. Detroit at St. Louis, 5 p.m. Ottawa at Nashville, 5 p.m. Calgary at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Minnesota at Colorado, 6 p.m. Edmonton at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at San Jose, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games No games scheduled

Lacrosse National Lacrosse League All Times PST January 8 Boston at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Edmonton at Toronto, 4 p.m. Rochester at Minnesota, 5:30 p.m. Washington at Colorado, 6:00 p.m. Buffalo at Calgary, 6:30 p.m.

Transactions Baseball American League Boston Red Sox : Agreed to terms with RHP Bobby Jenks on a two-year contract. Designated INF Brent Dlugach for assignment. Cleveland Indians : Agreed to terms with C Travis Buck on a minor league contract. Los Angeles Angels : Designated C Ryan Budde for assignment, who refused assignment and elected free agency. New York Yankees: Signed RHP Leonel Vinas to a minor league contract. Oakland Athletics : Agreed to terms with RHP Rich Harden on a one-year contract. Toronto Blue Jays : Agreed to terms with OF Corey Patterson, RHP Winston Abreu, C Ryan Budde, LHP Sean Henn, LHP Mike Hinckley and RHP Brian Stokes on minor league contracts. National League Houston Astros : Named Jamie Garcia pitching coordinator, Ty Van Burkleo roving hitting instructor, Frank Renner strength and conditioning coordinator, Jamey Snodgrass medical coordinator, Travis Driskill pitching coach and Bryan Baca trainer for Lancaster (California), Joel Chimelis hitting coach, Dave Borkowski pitching coach and Grant Hufford trainer of Lexington (SAL), Mark Bailey hitting coach and Kevin Ortega trainer of Tri-City (NY-P), Omar Lopez manager, Josh Bonifay hitting coach, Rick Aponte pitching coach and Michael Rendon trainer of Greeneville (Appalachian), Ed Romero manager, Edgar Alfonzo hitting coach and Charley Taylor pitching coach of the Astros (GCL), and Jose Martinez pitching coach, Joel Santos assistant pitching coach, Juan Zapata outfield coach, Johan Maya infield coach, Sixto Ortega catching coach, Ambiorix Reyes trainer and Edwin Garcia assistant trainer of the Astros (Dominican). San Diego Padres : Acquired C Rob Johnson from Seattle for a player to be named or cash considerations. Washington Nationals : Designated LHP Matt Chico for assignment.

Basketball National Basketball Association Charlotte Bobcats : Recalled G Sherron Collins from Maine (NBADL). Phoenix Suns : Released C Earl Barron.

Football National Football League Cincinnati Bengals : Placed WR Terrell Owens on injured reserve. Dallas Cowboys : Placed QB Tony Romo on injured reserve. San Francisco 49ers : Signed OL Dennis Landolt and K Fabrizio Scaccia to the practice squad. Tennessee Titans : Signed DE Pannel Egboh and CB Chris Hawkins to practice squad.

Hockey National Hockey League Anaheim Ducks : Recalled LW Josh Green from Syracuse (AHL). Calgary Flames : Signed LW Ryan Howse to an entry-level contract. Columbus Blue Jackets : Extended their agreement with Springfield (AHL) through the 2011-12 season. Los Angeles Kings : Activated LW Marco Sturm from the non-roster injured list. New York Islanders : Placed G Rick DiPietro and D Mike Mottau on injured reserve. Tampa Bay Lightning : Recalled F Johan Harju from Norfolk (AHL).


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Peninsula Daily News

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

B3

Preps: PT loses defensive tilt UConn breaks

UCLA’s record

Continued from B1

The Riders’ tallest player is Kiah Jones at 6-foot.

The Associated Press

Port Angeles 78, North Kitsap 27 North Kitsap Port Angeles

7 11 7 2 — 27 23 17 22 16 — 78 Individual Scoring North Kitsap (27) Cardoz 2, Wright 2, Bray 6, Whitbeck 3, Simons 9, Williams 5. Port Angeles (78) Madison 23, Kiah Jones 12, Knowles 5, Walker 4, Frazier 11, Johnson 2, Rodocker 8, Jeffers 13.

Boys Basketball North Mason 39, Port Townsend 36 PORT TOWNSEND — The Bulldogs held off the Redskins in a defensive Olympic League struggle Tuesday night. “We play pretty good defense but we dug a hole in the first quarter that we couldn’t get out of,” Port Townsend coach Tom Webster said. The Redskins scored only three points in the first period and trailed 22-13 at halftime. A.J. Barker led the Bulldogs with 21 points. “Barker was the difference in the game,” Webster said. “He played really well.” However, North Mason’s top player was held to two points. Webster put the Redskins’ top defender, Seiji Thielk, on the Bulldogs’ top scorer. Kylen Solvik led the Redskins with 13 points while Jacob DeBerry added 11. The Redskins fell to 1-6 in league and 1-7 overall.

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Port Townsend’s Matt Juran, left, goes up for a basket against North Mason’s Garrett Burley during a game played in Port Townsend on Tuesday.

out of four games at the Lummi Holiday Tournament on Monday and Tuesday. The Red Devil boys (5-0) outlasted Lummi on Monday by topping them 53-48 North Mason 39, Port Townsend 36 to start the weekend. North Mason 11 11 9 8 — 39 The Red Devils (5-1) Port Townsend 3 10 13 10 — 36 couldn’t keep the perfect Individual Scoring North Mason (39) weekend, getting beaten by McDonnell 2, Barker 21, Bishop 11, Sandquist 1, Tulalip Heritage 55-49 after Fener 2, Burley 2. leading for most of the game Port Townsend (36) Rubio 2, Thielk 3, DeBerry 11, Juran 5, Solvik 13, Tuesday. Ristick 2. The Neah Bay girls (5-0), however, did manage a perNeah Bay at fect weekend, beating Holiday tourney Lummi 57-49 to start the BELLINGHAM — The tournament Monday. Next, facing Tulalip HerNeah Bay boys and girls basketball teams won three itage, the Neah Bay girls

(6-0) dominated the game, winning 65-24 on Tuesday to stay undefeated on the season. The Red Devil boys and girls next face Crosspoint Academy in Bremerton on Thursday. Boys Neah Bay 53, Lummi 48 Neah Bay Lummi

14 17 11 11 — 53 13 10 13 12 — 48 Individual Scoring

Neah Bay (53) Greene 19, Zulik 10, Monetti 9, Smith 5, Jimmicum 5, Kallatta 4. Lummi (48) Rivera 19, Brady 12, Roberts 6, Tom 6, Wall 3.

Talalip Heritage 55, Neah Bay 49 Tulalip Heritage 9 11 15 19 — 55 Neah Bay 11 14 15 9 — 49 Individual Scoring Tulalip Heritage (55) Kidd 18, Renion 10, Sryberg 10, George 9,

Williams 4. Neah Bay (49) Monetti 13, Pascua 8, Zulik 7, Greene 7, Jimmicum 6, Kallatta 5.

Girls Neah Bay 57, Lummi 49 Neah Bay Lummi

15 14 15 13 — 57 15 9 16 9 — 49 Individual Scoring

Neah Bay (57) Ch. Moss 17, Thompson 15, Murner 14, Ci. Moss 5, Winck 4, Sones 2. Lummi (49) Francine 15, Misty 11, Kaona 11, Shawnee 10, Aiyana 2.

Neah Bay 65, Talalip Heritage 24 Talalip Heritage 4 4 8 8 — 24 Neah Bay 23 27 8 7 — 65 Individual Scoring Talalip Heritage (24) Treena 6, Dawn 4, Reyna 3, Kim 2. Neah Bay (65) Ch. Moss 15, Ci. Moss 14, Winck 10, Thompson 10, Murner 6, Tyler 5.

Wrestling: Young area teams Continued from B1 with returning veterans Andrew Symonds and Dan“We went ahead at one iel Jenkins, both seniors point but we couldn’t hold and both coming back from on,” Gonzalez said. season-ending injuries a The Riders have a lot of year ago. freshmen in the lighter Symonds, at 140, is a weights but have experi- two-time regional particience in the heavier pant while Jenkins, at 285, weights. also is a regional partici“Our strength starts at pant. 140 pounds, and from there Sophomore Josh Basden we’re pretty solid,” Gonza- was fifth at the district meet lez said. last year at 103 pounds. Today’s tournament Gonzalez is starting his action starts at 10 a.m. with ninth year as head coach, the first round. Champion- with a 13th place at state, ship and pool crossover third at regionals, second competition, the fourth twice at sub-district and round, is expected to start third in league to his at about 3 p.m. credit. The Wolves open tourney The Riders have two action with Central Kitsap state champions, Julio Garin the first round and then cia in 2003 and John Camp battle Columbia River and in 2009 at the end of a perLa Center in rounds two fect undefeated season. and three, respectively. The Riders, meanwhile, Sequim Wolves take on Ocosta in the first After starting the season round and then compete with a fourth-place finish at against Kingston and ShelForks, the Wolves were 13th ton in rounds two and three, out of 20 teams at the presrespectively. tigious Battle at the Border Following are previews tourney and they won the of the area wrestling Cardinal Classic at Tacoteams. ma’s Franklin Pierce last weekend. Port Angeles Dakota Hinton and Clay Roughriders Charlie are the leaders of Port Angeles has two the team. Hinton, a team co-caprunner-up finishes in tourtain, has started the season naments so far this year, taking second to La Center at 8-2 with six pins at 171 at Forks and second to Sun- pounds, including a tourney championship at Franklin nyside at Fife. The Riders finished Pierce and third place at ahead of the Wolves at Battle of the Border. Charlie, meanwhile, was Forks. Sequim claimed the lone Sequim winner at fourth place. Nathan Cristion heads Forks, took second at Frankthe lineup. He captured lin Pierce and fifth at Battle eighth place at state last of the Border. The junior heavyweight year, is a perfect 9-0 on the is ranked 10th in state for season and is ranked third 2A at 215 pounds. for 2A at 189 pounds. Other wrestlers to watch Also ranked for the Rid- are Austin Middleton at ers is senior Jacob Dostie, 130, Derek Fruin at 135, 10th at 189. Mustang Riggins at 140, Port Angeles also has to Cody Field at 145 and regional placers back in Kawika Yasumura at 160, senior Trevor Lee at 160 Sequim coach Len Borchers and Brian Sullivan at 152. said. Both wrestlers earned sixth “Top newcomers are place. Chris Falkey [189] and Returning regional qual- Emilio Peret-Colin [215], ifiers include Dostie (at who will add some punch to 215), Kacee Garner at 152, our upper weights,” BorchBrian Cristion at 171, Zach ers said. “We will need it because Grali at 215 and Corey we have freshman Agostine Roblan at 215. The Riders get a boost Royhon at 103 and have yet

to fill 112, 119 and 125 on a consistent basis.” Another wrestler to watch is Amariah Clift, a girls wrestling state alternate last year who is expected to have a shot at state this season at 285 pounds. Borchers, who wrestled in high school in 1961 and has been involved in the sport some way almost every year since, is starting his fourth year as Sequim’s head coach. He also has been a volunteer assistant coach in Yakima and Port Angeles for many years. Borchers has continued the strong winning tradition at Sequim, taking eight participants to state in 2008-09 and coming home with four state places. Joe Hutchison and Ethan Hinton were both two-time placers that year. Ethan is Dakota’s older brother. Sequim has had two state champions, Brian Gilliam at 135 in 2000 and Kyle Keith at 215 in 2002.

Forks Spartans The future looks bright for the Spartans, who are having one of their biggest turnouts in years. But most of the athletes are young, so it will take a couple of years for the Spartans to make waves as a team. “We have a couple of first-year seniors and a first-year junior plus a lot of freshmen,” longtime Forks coach Bob Wheeler said. “We have a good freshman group. Three have done a lot of freestyle. They should do OK. It will help us out to have them all four years.” The youthful Spartans showed some muscle by capturing sixth place at the tough 10-team Mount Baker Tournament on Tuesday night. Forks is led by three standout state veterans who are ranked in 1A. Two-time state participant Cutter Grahn, a 125pound junior, captured sixth place last year and is ranked sixth in the current poll.

Grahn captured first place at Mount Baker on Tuesday. Fellow two-time state participant Tyler Cortani, a 130-pound senior, claimed eighth place in state as a sophomore. He currently is ranked No. 5 at 130. Cortani was runner-up at Mount Baker. Dayne House, a 135pound junior, was a state participant last year and qualified for regionals as a freshman. He is ranked seventh at 135. House did not participate at Mount Baker because he is under a concussion watch, Wheeler said. Even though all three are ranked in different weights, they are pretty much the same size, Wheeler said. “At the end of the year, two of them probably will be at 119 and one at 125,” he added. Also winning a title at Mount Baker was Nick Atkins at 152. It was the first time Atkins was a tourney championship. Also doing well at Mount Baker were Ricky Barragan at 130 and Leandro Ordonez at 112. Both wrestlers tied for fifth place at their weights.

Port Townsend Redskins Port Townsend is another youthful team on the Peninsula. “We are a very young team and continue to just get better,” veteran Port Townsend coach Joey Johnson said. “We will be a lot better at the end of the season than we are now.” The 1A Redskins won four matches against the 2A Riders in a dual meet last week. Kris Windle at 152 pounds is one of the wrestlers to watch. “Kris Windle continues to do well,” Johnson said. Other Port Townsend winners against Port Angeles were Dillon Ralls at 125, Mikail Callahan at 130 and Ryan Taylor at 135.

HARTFORD, Conn. — No. 89 came and went as effortlessly as nearly all their previous games. This season. Last season. And the season before. UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, never at a loss for words, was close Tuesday night. “It’s pretty amazing. It really is,” he said. No exaggeration there. His No. 1-ranked Huskies topped the 88-game winning streak set by John Wooden’s UCLA men’s team from 1971-74, beating No. 22 Florida State 93-62. Playing with the relentlessness that has become its trademark — and would have made Wooden proud — UConn blew past the Seminoles as it has so many other teams in the last 2 1/2 years. “I don’t want my team to compare themselves to anyone,” Auriemma said. “I’m not John Wooden and this isn’t UCLA. This is Connecticut and that’s good enough.” Maya Moore had a career-high 41 points and 10 rebounds and freshman Bria Hartley added 21 points for the Huskies, who have not lost since April 6, 2008, in the NCAA tournament semifinals. Only twice during the record run has a team come within single digits of UConn — Stanford in the NCAA championship game last season and Baylor in early November. When the final buzzer

sounded, UConn players sprinted across the floor to shake hands with the student section as fans held up “89” signs and “89” balloons bobbed in the stands behind center court. Two other fans raised a banner that read “The Sorcerer of Storrs” — a play on Wooden’s nickname, “The Wizard of Westwood.” After a brief huddle in front of their bench, UConn players re-emerged wearing “89 and Counting” T-shirts. As fans roared, the players bounced around at center court before posing for photos. It is one more chapter of history for UConn, and perhaps the grandest. Asked what he would recall from the incredible run, Auriemma mentioned a pair of experienced stars on this team: “I’ll probably remember Maya Moore and Tiffany Hayes. And how incredibly difficult it is to play that many games in a row and win ’em all.” Connecticut long ago established itself as the marquee program in the women’s game, the benchmark by which all others are measured. The Huskies already own seven national titles and four perfect seasons under Auriemma, and they’ve produced a galaxy of stars that includes Rebecca Lobo, Diana Taurasi, Jennifer Rizzotti, Sue Bird and Tina Charles.

M’s trade catcher The Associated Press

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners have traded catcher Rob Johnson to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Seattle and San Diego made the deal on Tuesday. Johnson had been designated for assignment by the Mariners on Dec. 13 after the Mariners signed designated hitter Jack Cust and needed a spot on the 40-man roster. Johnson was Seattle’s opening day starter behind the plate in 2010 but his

struggles at the plate eventually led to his demotion to Triple-A Tacoma. The 28-year-old Johnson played in 61 games last season with Seattle, but hit just .191. He also struggled with an American League-high nine passed balls in less than a half-season. Johnson never played for the Mariners after Aug. 1. In 18 games at Tacoma, Johnson hit .297. Johnson was originally the Mariners’ fourth-round pick in 2004 and played parts of four seasons in Seattle.

Carman: Golf Continued from B1 two year period, in order to give priority to recent form. Each player’s adjusted Comparisons to college points are tallied and this sports, NASCAR and tennumber is divided by a minnis ranking systems were imum of 40 events and a offered. This explanation comes max of 58 events. from the Official World Tiger’s rank explained Golf Rankings website at http://tinyurl.com/yqzyzs. Tiger’s six PGA Tour “The official events from wins, one victory in Austrathe six professional tours lia, two second-place fintogether with the Canaishes in 2009 and his steady dian, OneAsia, Nationwide but unspectacular play in and European Challenge 2010 keeps him right near Tours are all taken into the top of the pops. account and “Ranking If he keeps underperPoints” are awarded forming (relative to his own according to the players’ past dominance) then you finishing positions.” will see him slip down the Strength of the field at rankings ladder. each event is considered But it’s going to be a with weight given to the steady drop, if it occurs. top 200 overall players and top 30 from the “home” One last rankings note tour. Simply put, the better The rankings were the field, the more points devised in the mid-1980s by awarded. the Royal & Ancient Golf Major championships Club of St. Andrews and count for 100 points for the super agent Mark McCorwinner, with regular PGA mack. Tour and European PGA McCormack, the first Tour events counting for 24 agent to really understand points and reduced points how powerful it would be to for the lower tours. use professional athletes to The rub for the rankpitch products on televison, ings lies in the fact that had been publishing an they are compiled over a annual reference book on two-year span. The point total is scaled golf that included unofficial rankings. down over the two-year These rankings became period. the Official World Golf Bear with me now, this Rankings in use today. is where it can get a little He did all this while complicated. At least for me. Algebra founding and running Interwas never a “gimme” in my national Management Group (now IMG), which scholarly career. has become a global sports A scaling system is media titan. used, with more recent McCormack’s first client? results weighted more Arnold Palmer. heavily than those from The two met while playtwo years back. ing golf in college. This is how they do it. A tournament is valued ________ completely for 13 weeks, Michael Carman is the golf colbut is then reduced in umnist for the Peninsula Daily equal weekly increments News. He can be reached at 360over the remainder of the 417-3527 or at pdngolf@gmail.com.


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Holiday bookings slim for second year in row By Tamara Lush

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Craig McTavish (aka Santa) has the beard. He has the belly. He even has a few tricks up his sleeve, like pulling up to parties on his HarleyDavidson in full Kris Kringle garb. But there’s one thing he doesn’t have — work. This holiday season has been more “no, no, no” than “ho-ho-ho” for freelance Santas. Bookings have declined as paying $125 an hour for Santa to visit a holiday party has become an unaffordable luxury. It’s the second year of fewer parties and events, Santas say. “This year has been a bust as far as making any money,” said McTavish, a retired firefighter who coowns a landscaping business with his son.

None on Christmas Eve “I’ve booked nothing. Usually there’s always something for Christmas Eve, but I don’t even have that.” In addition to knowing which children have been bad or good, the modernday Santa hears which families don’t have enough money for presents. “You can see the downturn from the chair,” said Nicholas Trolli, the president of the Amalgamated Order of Real Bearded Santas — a 1,700-member

social group the Boston Herald once dubbed “The Nation’s Premier Fraternity of A-List Santas.” Trolli lives in Sarasota, Fla., but travels around the country as a hired Santa. On a recent day, he worked a mall in Kansas City, Mo., that had to lower photo prices by 20 percent. “People are telling us they just can’t afford a photo with Santa,” Trolli said.

Drops his rates Even in-demand Santas with real beards have had to slash rates, Trolli said. They once commanded $200 an hour, but now they’re charging half that. Trolli said that anecdotally, his members’ bookings are off about 25 percent. Other Santas around the nation said that in good years, they booked 40 events a season and are down to fewer than 10. Most Santas don’t rely on the gigs as a primary source of income but say they enjoy doing it and the extra money is nice. John Wenner, a Santa with a real beard from Woodbury Heights, N.J., said his last good year was 2008, when he booked dozens of private parties and corporate jobs. This season, he’s had only a few gigs. “They’re way down this year,” Wenner said. “It’s amazing how down. “I’ve even cut back my price a little bit, to help sway a little more business. “As it is, the way the

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John Wenner, a Santa with a real beard, waits to greet people in Philadelphia last Friday. economy has been, it’s getting tough.” Despite the less-thanjolly economic climate, Santas said the joys of the job mostly make up for the tough times. They love talking to kids, making adults laugh and spreading some holiday cheer in a year where joy has been in short supply. Several mentioned buying presents — or even Christmas trees — for needy families. Trolli’s group encourages members to book charity events for free or reduced prices if they don’t get paying gigs. A lucky few — mostly in wealthier parts of the country — are reporting a booming business. Being Santa isn’t cheap. A decent-looking fakefur trimmed red jacket, hat, pants and boots cost upward of $1,000.

Walter Wood — also known as Santa Woody — is a Phoenix-area Kriss Kringle who looks like something out of a holiday Coca-Cola ad. The $100 an hour he charges “really doesn’t recoup the costs,” he said, especially when you take into account gas, travel time and the expense of miscellaneous items like beard glue. Steve Robinson, a 47-year-old Santa in St. Petersburg, Fla., whose main job is as a grocery baker, has another suspicion about why he’s gotten fewer bookings this year. “The kids are learning younger and younger that Santa isn’t real and that Mom and Dad buy the presents,” he sighed. “I can pretty much light up a room as long as the kids are 10 and under.”

FCC: Keep Internet pipeline open Providers can’t limit customer, competitor use The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators adopted new rules Tuesday to keep the companies that control the Internet’s pipelines from restricting what their customers do online or blocking competing services, including online calling applications and Web video. The vote by the Federal Communications Commission was 3-2 and quickly came under attack from the commission’s two Republicans, who said the rules would discourage invest-

ments in broadband. Prominent Republicans in Congress vowed to work to overturn them. Meanwhile, critics at the other end of the political spectrum were disappointed that the new regulations don’t do enough to safeguard the fastest-growing way that people access the Internet today — through wireless devices like smart phones and tablets. The new rules have the backing of the White House and capped a year of efforts by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to find a compromise. They are intended to ensure that broadband providers cannot use their control of the Internet’s on-

ramps to dictate where their subscribers can go. They will prohibit phone and cable companies from favoring or discriminating against Internet content and services that travel over their networks — including online calling services such as Skype, Internet video services such as Netflix and other applications that compete with their core businesses.

Five-year fight The prohibitions, known as “net neutrality,” have been at the center of a Washington policy dispute for at least five years. The issue hit home with many Internet users in 2007, when Comcast Corp. slowed traffic from an Inter-

net file-sharing service called BitTorrent. The cable giant argued that the service, which was used to trade movies and other big files over the Internet, was clogging its network. The new FCC rules are intended to prevent that type of behavior. They require broadband providers to let subscribers access all legal online content, applications and services over their wired networks. They do give providers flexibility to manage data on their systems to deal with network congestion and unwanted traffic, including spam, as long as they publicly disclose how they manage the network.

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OLYMPIA — A Thurston County jury has awarded $57 million to thousands of home health care workers who saw their pay cut under a state rule that was in effect from 2003 to 2007. In 2003, the Department of Social and Health Services decided to cut payments by 15 percent to Medicaid beneficiaries who had caregivers living in their home. The state argued that taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay in-home caregivers for tasks they would perform on their own — such as grocery shopping, laundry or meal preparation. But the state Supreme Court struck down the rule in 2007, saying that under federal law, all Medicaid beneficiaries had to be treated equally. A class-action lawsuit was filed that year on behalf of 22,000 home health workers, and on Monday, a jury determined the damages they were due totaled $57 million. The state is considering whether to appeal.

New stylist PORT ANGELES — Stylist Nicole Johnson has joined the staff at Bliss Hair Design, 618 E. Front St. She attended the Gene Juarez Academy and has six years’ experiJohnson ence in the industry. Johnson specializes in color treatments. Walk-ins are welcome at the salon. For more information, phone 360-640-1748.

large platters serve between 24 and 30 people. For more information, phone 360-417-6929.

Gondola delayed CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN — Thursday’s opening of the Crystal Mountain ski resort’s new gondola has been postponed because engineers have found its cable had stretched too much. In a news release, the resort near Mount Rainier said it is typical for a new cable to stretch, but this one stretched more than three feet in 24 hours. The only solution is to resplice the cable, which could take up to a week. The $5.5 million enclosed lift is the only one in the state and will take skiers and other passengers up nearly 2,500 feet to the resort’s Summit House. No new date for its opening has been set.

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NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday. Aluminum - $1.0554 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $4.1951 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $4.2705 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $2451.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.0318 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1383.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1388.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $29.355 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $29.376 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum - $1720.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1721.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.

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Texas executed the largest number of people by far in 2010 but also showed the biggest drop in inmates put to death. There were 17 executions this year in Texas, compared with 24 in 2009. The 2010 total is the state’s lowest since 2001. The group’s report attributed the Texas drop to “the state’s adoption of a sen-

tence of life without parole in 2005, changes in the district attorneys in prominent jurisdictions such as Houston and Dallas, and the ongoing residue of past mistakes.” There have been 12 exonerations of death row inmates in Texas since 1978. Dieter testified at a Texas judge’s hearing on the constitutionality of the death penalty earlier this month. Nationwide, the drop may be due in part to a reduction in the availability of the chemicals used to kill inmates by lethal injection, the report said. “Over 40 execution dates were stayed, many because of continuing problems with the process of lethal injections,” the report said. “A nationwide shortage

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2010 but did so in 2009. The center’s 2010 numbers are through Monday. The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics has similar figures, counting 45 executions between January and Nov. 30, 2010. Thirty-five states have the death penalty.


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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS, WEATHER, DEAR ABBY In this section

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Receiving a fuel voucher through the Peninsula Daily News’ Peninsula Home Fund was just the start of a happier life for Ramona Welch and her children — Elijah, holding his kitty, Skittles, and Rita.

Home Fund helps reunite family EDITOR’S NOTE — For 21 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund. Today, we feature another in a series of articles on how the Home Fund operates and who benefits from our readers’ generosity. The next article will appear Sunday along with a new list of donors. By Karen Griffiths

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CARLSBORG — “How can you mend a broken heart?” asked the Bee Gees in a song. One way is through the gift of giving. Ramona Welch says she is very grateful for the help she received from the Peninsula Daily News’ Peninsula Home Fund. It was a small amount of assistance but absolutely crucial at a time when she and her son needed “a hand up, not a handout.” And the Home Fund also led to a life-changing surprise for Ramona and her children. “When you’re hard-up, it’s nice to know that there’s actually people out there who care enough to donate so that when a person needs help, it’s there,” says Ramona. In 2008, Ramona suffered a broken heart when her husband, Allen, died just two weeks short of their 25th anniversary. At the same time, their son, Elijah, now 14, was acting out and having serious issues. He went to live temporarily in a foster home. As if that weren’t enough, 10 weeks later, her dad died. She felt very lost and alone. In hopes of getting a fresh start, the lifelong Port Angeles resident moved to Sequim with her youngest child, Rita, now 10. Ramona spent the next two years working toward the day her family could be reunited, with her son coming home to live. That day finally came in July. But Ramona’s joy was quickly diminished by ensuing financial woes. She and her children each receive an allotment from Social Security survivor benefits. The foster home had been receiving Elijah’s, and rightly so, while Ramona’s and Rita’s combined allotment was $967 a month. “His money got delayed somewhere in the system,” says Ramona. “So for the first three months after my son came home, July through August, the three of us lived on the $967 a month, which was meant for only two.” Part of Ramona’s agreement with the state authorities in bringing Elijah home is that she needed to get him to mandatory therapy and doctor’s appointments. “With three people in the house, I just got behind bills and became in danger of losing my apartment,” Ramona recalls.

Give voice to your heart A GIFT OF any size is welcome. The Peninsula Home Fund has never been a campaign of heavy hitters. If you can contribute only a few dollars, please don’t hesitate because you think it won’t make a difference. Every gift makes a difference, regardless of its size. To donate, write a check to “Peninsula Home Fund” and attach it to the coupon that accompanies this story. Mail both items to Peninsula Home Fund, Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Or drop them at the newspaper’s offices in Port Desperation set in. She knew she had to get Elijah to his appointments or risk losing him. Furthermore, if she lost their home, they’d all be in trouble. She went to the Department of Social and Health Services office in Port Angeles hoping to get temporary financial aid until Elijah’s monthly stipend started. DSHS had to deny help because of her existing Social Security income. However, the case workers there suggested she talk to OlyCAP about a grant from the Peninsula Home Fund. OlyCAP is the nonprofit Olympic Community Action Programs, the No. 1 emergency care agency in Jefferson and Clallam counties. It also screens the applicants for the Peninsula Daily News’ “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund and distributes the funds. Ramona walked across the street to the OlyCAP office, where she met Betty Barnard, a trained volunteer who works to find ways up and out of a crisis. After an interview, Betty arranged for Ramona to receive a fuel voucher from the Home Fund. With it, Ramona could get gas for her car. She could drive her son. He wouldn’t miss his next appointment. He could continue living with his mother and sister. Then, there was the surprise — after studying Ramona’s situation, Betty told her she qualified to receive assistance through government-aided programs, such as HUD’s Section 8 Family Reunification program. It enabled the family to move into a three-bedroom home in Carlsborg this month. “Getting this home was a huge blessing,” says Ramona. “The help we’ve been receiving

Townsend, Sequim or Port Angeles (addresses on page A2 of the PDN daily). Again, all contributions are fully IRS tax-deductible. The fund’s IRS number, under the auspices of OlyCAP, is 91-0814319. You can also donate online by credit card — just visit www.peninsuladailynews.com, then click near the top of the home page on “Peninsula Home Fund.” Whether you donate by coupon or online, you will receive a written thank-you and acknowledgment of your contribution. To delay may mean to forget. lately is such a relief — it’s all a blessing. “Since my son’s been home, he’s just blossomed. “Both kids are doing well, and I feel like we can all relax a bit and enjoy life.”

No deductions — a ‘hand up’ Since Thanksgiving and through Dec. 31, the PDN’s Peninsula Home Fund — a safety net for local residents when there is nowhere else to turn — is seeking contributions for its annual holiday season fundraising campaign. From Port Townsend to Forks, from Quilcene and Brinnon to LaPush, it’s a “hand up, not a handout” for children, teens, families and the elderly. All the money collected for the Home Fund goes — without any deductions — for hot meals for seniors, meeting rent, energy and transportation needs, warm winter coats for kids, home repairs for the low-income, needed eyeglasses and prescription drugs, dental work, safe, drug-free temporary housing . . . The list goes on and on. Since Jan. 1, the Home Fund has helped more than 2,100 individuals and families like Ramona Welch’s — in Jefferson and Clallam counties. Peninsula Home Fund is a unique, nonprofit program: n  No money is deducted for administration or other overhead. Your entire donation — 100 percent, every penny — goes to help those who are facing times of crisis. n  All contributions are fully IRS tax-deductible. n  Your personal information is kept confidential. Peninsula Daily News does not rent, sell, give or otherwise share your address or other information with anyone or make any other use of the information.

n  Instances of help are designed to get an individual or family through the crisis — and every effort is made to put them back on the path to self-sufficiency. That’s the “hand up, not a handout” focus of the fund. In many instances, Peninsula Home Fund case managers at OlyCAP work with individuals or families to develop a plan to become financially stable — and avoid a recurrence of the emergency that prompted aid from the fund. n  Begun in 1989, the fund is supported entirely by Jefferson and Clallam residents. Individuals, couples, businesses, churches, service organizations and school groups set a record for contributions in 2009 — $230,806.95. With heavy demand this year, the carefully rationed fund is being rapidly depleted. All the money collected in 2009 is expected to be spent before Dec. 31. n  As was done with Ramona, money is usually distributed in

small amounts, usually up to $150. n  Assistance is limited to one time in a 12-month period. n  Peninsula Home Fund contributions are also used in conjunction with money from other agencies, enabling OlyCAP to stretch the value of the contribution.

Applying to the Home Fund To apply for a grant from the fund, phone OlyCAP at 360-4524726 (Port Angeles and Sequim) or 360-385-2571 (Jefferson County). There’s also an OlyCAP office in Forks — 360-374-6193. If you have any questions about the fund, phone John Brewer, Peninsula Daily News editor and publisher, at 360-4173500. Or e-mail him at john.brewer@ peninsuladailynews.com. Peninsula Daily News publishes stories every Sunday and Wednesday during the fundraising campaign listing contributors and reporting on how the fund works.


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DEAR ABBY: I am a woman who is wondering what to say when someone calls me “sir” on the phone. I have heard my voice recorded, and I don’t think I sound like a man. Still, it happens. It makes me feel angry and mortified. What do I say? “Ma’am” in Cinnaminson, N.J.

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After that, they no longer wanted Van Buren to participate in family gatherings. For the record, Gloria has a history of poor impulse control. She takes mediDear “Ma’am”: You should say, cation for it and “For your information, I’m a woman.” also to control her That should clear up any confusion. temper. She would verDear Abby: I’m pretty sure my bally bait the older husband is addicted to adult porn boy, who would then antagonize her movies. until I stopped him from playing a We have several pornographic battle of wits with an unarmed perDVDs in the house, and I can tell son. when they have been moved. My relationship with my sister He denies he’s watching them, so has always been contentious. confronting him again will only She used to beat me when I was a make him more angry and possibly child. push him “underground.” She was also controlling and tried Our sex life, which used to be to order everyone around. grand, has become almost nonexisShould I stop having family gathtent. erings? Should I ask other relatives Do you have any suggestions? to police her? Suspicious How do I confront her about the in Florida many things she has done? Or should I stop associating with Dear Suspicious: Yes. Rather her? than accuse your husband of being a Vexed porn addict, start a discussion about in Virginia what has happened to your sex life. He may need to be examined by Dear Vexed: Because your sister his doctor to determine if his probseems unable to distinguish between lem could be physical. what is and isn’t appropriate behavIf that isn’t the case, then marior, have a talk with her and tell her riage counseling with a licensed what you expect from her before the therapist might help. next family gathering. However, it doesn’t seem likely to I see little to be gained from a me that a man who views only “sev- “confrontation” about what she did eral” adult DVDs is a porn addict. in the past. Porn addicts are usually glued to If Gloria manages not to start their computers at every available trouble at the party, continue to spare moment. include her. If not, no law says you must. Dear Abby: I am married for the If you don’t, be prepared for quessecond time and have two lovely tions about her absence and answer stepsons in their early 20s. them directly and honestly. Recently, they told me that my __________ sister “Gloria” (age 55) had asked Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, them to remove their shirts during a also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was holiday event several years ago. founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. LetThey were teenagers at the time. ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box She told them she wanted to “at 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via e-mail by logging onto www.dearabby.com. least look since she couldn’t touch.”

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Tread carefully. It won’t take much to upset someone you have to deal with today. Don’t let a difficult partnership get you down or cause you to do something you wouldn’t ordinarily do. Honesty, loyalty and integrity will be required. 2 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will please the people you love and will enjoy the close bond you develop. An important personal relationship will be enhanced by the choices you make and what you have to offer. Take the initiative to make your home one of comfort, peace and joy. 4 stars

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GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be careful how much you spend and on what. Don’t let your emotions cause you to donate cash; if you want to help, offer your time or a service you can share. Final touches to your work will separate what you produce from the competition. 3 stars

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CANCER (June 21-July 22): Show your talent and offer your assistance. You will attract the attention of someone you think is special. A partnership will enable you to get far more done. A serious decision will shape the

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direction you take in the new year. 3 stars LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will overthink any situation you are facing. As long as you aren’t going over budget, you should be able to move forward with your plans. The less time spent fretting over the impossible, the more you will accomplish. 3 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Changes you make will lead to a better lifestyle and improved relationships. Your outlook regarding a cause or the people involved in a volunteer project will be altered by the way things are run. Romance is looking good. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Try to keep things as simple as possible. The fewer changes you make, the more stable you will become. Focus on maintaining what you already have, not trying to expand into unknown territory. 3 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can find out information that will enable you to please someone you love. An unusual look at your past will come through the memories someone shares with you. Love and romance are skyrocketing. Don’t hold back the way you feel. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Helping othLIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. ers or getting involved in a 22): Emotional upset is apparent and must be kept partnership will enable both of you to excel. Movin check. Tempers will be short and patience will be ing forward is a necessity required. Making any deci- but it can also mean saysions or sudden, last-min- ing goodbye to old habits, friends or neighborhoods. ute plans will not turn out well. Stick to what you are Change will catapult you into a better place. 3 stars sure will work. 2 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t hold back when there is so much to look forward to. Take charge and grab at any opportunity to bring about much-needed change. Love is strengthening and will help see you through any disorganization you face. 5 stars

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City of Sequim is seeking qualified professionals for the following positions: Engineer Engineering Tech II WRF Electronics Tech PW Admin Asst II Accounting Asst III Finance Project Manager Details at http:// www.ci.sequim.wa.u s. Send cover letter, resume and job application to Kathy Brown-HR Manager, 152 West Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98363, or email kbrown@ ci.sequim.wa. EOE. DELIVERY DRIVER Part-time. 3-7 p.m., Mon.-Fri., rotating weekends. Clean driving record req. Durable medical equip. set up/maintenance exp. preferred. Apply at Jim’s Pharmacy, 424 E. 2nd St., P.A. EOE. DRIVER: Looking for an exp. Class A-CDL driver. Motivated, hard worker, Local delivery, home every night. Must be able to make repeated hand truck deliveries down a ramp. Doubles and hazmat a plus. Will need a TWIC card. Contact Tony 461-2607. LOGGING COMPANY Looking for log truck driver. Experienced only, clean driving record, current CDL and medical card. Drug testing required. Immediate opening. Paid on percentage. 360-460-7292

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OPERATIONS SUPPORT PERSON With a good background in accounting and in tools such as Excel, QuickBooks, etc. Good pay and benefits with a longestablished local company. Send resume to: Peninsula Daily News PDN#189/Support Pt Angeles, WA 98362 Accounts Payable Technician Part-time, 10 hrs. wk. complete job description and application at www.crescentschooldistrict.or g or contact 360928-3311, ext. 100. RESIDENTIAL AIDES FULL-TIME OR ON-CALL Assist chronically mentally ill adults in daily living skills, cooking, and housekeeping. Req h.s./GED, exp pref’d. $10.13-$11.05/hr, DOE. FT w/benes, or add $1.hr for on-call work. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Details at www.pcmhc.org EOE RESIDENTIAL STAFF For new Maloney Heights 28-unit residence for chronically homeless: º Site Coordinator, Bachelor’s degr with 3-5 yrs. relevant exper. $29$31K, DOE. º Residential Aides, Assist w/daily living skills, cooking & housekeeping. Req h.s./GED; exper pref’d. $10.13-$11.05 hr., DOE. Both posns FT w/benes. resume to PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Details at www.pcmhc.org EOE SWITCHBOARD/ RECEPTIONIST/ GENERAL CLERICAL Peninsula Community mental Health Center seeks versatile and mature team player for busy front office. Must have excellent interpersonal and customer svc skills and be able to type and use gen off equip. Recent exper in health care office is a plus. F.T. w/benefits. Some eve hrs. $10.50-$11.00/hr start, DOQ. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. www.pcmhc.org EOE

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AIDES/RNA OR CNA Best wages, bonuses. Wright’s. 457-9236.

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P.A. AUTO TINTING 20% discount. 360-912-1948

LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. RECEPTIONIST/ BOOKKEEPER For Sequim accounting firm. Must have good communication skills. Call for appt. 683-4149. ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840

3 bed, 1.75 bath, 1,096 sf on large corner lot. Large kitchen. Master bath newly remodeled with tile shower & granite countertop. Peek-a-boo water view & mountain view. 1 car attached garage, detached 30x24 shop with wood heat. Fenced backyard with large patio. Near college. $208,000 360-460-7503

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TAX PREPARER CPA or EA with active license for Tax Season. Sequim. Call Kathryn at 681-2325 The Museum & Arts Center located in Sequim, WA, is seeking applicants for the position of executive director. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The complete position description is available on the Museum & Arts Center website: www.macsequim.org. Copies are also available at the MAC Exhibit Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with resume to: MAC Executive Director Search Committee PO Box 2056 Sequim, WA 98382 All inquiries must be directed to the mailing address above. The search committee will only consider applications received on or before Wed., Dec. 29, 2010.

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HAPPYDAY CLEANING. Housecleaning, move out’s, rentals, offices, RVs, help with holiday messes, No Job is too big or too small. Call for your free estimate 360-808-3017, Port Angeles and surrounding area. I Do Errands, Chores and More ∞Organize closets, cupboards, drawers and files. ∞Grocery shop, prepare a meal/do the laundry. ∞Water plants, walk the dog, light yard work. ∞Holiday special, Christmas lights, decorations, gift wrapping. Lynn 360-797-3555 PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER REPAIR HelperTek.com. We offer courteous, professional computer repair and other IT related services at an affordable price. Visit us at helpertek.com or contact us 775-2525 helpdesk@ helpertek.com

Winterize lawns, rake leaves, etc. 797-3023. Yard Work and Odd Jobs. Xmas light hanging, tree and hedge trimming, weed-eating, weeding, gutter cleaning, hauling, and any odd job you can find. Experienced and dependable. 2 men at $35 per hr. 461-7772

Beautiful 3 Br., 2 bath home on the waterfront. Great views through the expanse of windows in the great room. Large deck, hot tub, dock, 30 AMP RV hook-up with dump, oversized attached garage with storage. $529,000 ML251181/80935 Jennifer Felton 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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1.4 ACRES IN THE CITY Solid brick, 4 Br., 3 full baths, 3,408 sf nicely remodeled homefenced yard, huge south deck, 672 sf finished garage, living room, family room and rec room with wet bar. Large master with huge walk-in closet and bath. Excellent central location. Can not be seen from the street - very private! $360,000. ML251910. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY

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I’M STILL TRYING TO FIND that special country lady who wants a life full of love, togetherness, being best friends with a partner that she has never had before. NS, ND, HWP. A lady 40-55 with a sense of humor, a lady that loves the outdoors from boating, snow and water skiing, fishing, shooting, taking a trip on a Harley and 4x4ing up on logging roads or ocean beaches plus a lot more activities. Bottom line, just having fun together. This is for a white male, 60, 6’, HWP, brown hair, hazel eyes, beard, excellent health, who is very affectionate, romantic, caring, giving from the heart, NS, loves the outdoors and animals, home life also. Email: wildcard@ olypen.com

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Marine Painter. Seeking applicants proficient at painting Boot Stripes, Show coats, topside, hull and interior. Work with Fiberglass, Wood and Metal surfaces of vessels. Apply epoxy’s, grind corrosion and fair hulls. Two years of experience with application of urethane paints, as well as prep, fairing and or body work. Ability follow directions & procedures. 360-417-0709 hr@platypusmarine.c om

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Beautiful, century old home, with an amazing view of the P.A. harbor. Also enjoy an unstoppable view of the Olympics from your backyard. Hardwood throughout the home, although most of the home is currently carpeted. Many updates still needed, but allows the opportunity to make this your home. $325,000. ML252095/138514 Shawnee Hathaway Ochs 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED AND AFFORDABLE 3 Br., 1.5 bath home in Sequim. Large sun room and patio in the back yard. Great convenient location near schools and shopping. New kitchen counter and sink. Laminate floors and upgraded vinyl windows. $174,900. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 BUILT TO MAXIMIZE THE VIEW Of Ediz Hook to Mt. Baker and beyond! Well designed and custom built 2 Br., 2.5 bath home with granite countertops, hickory cabinets and allergy friendly cork floors. $389,000. ML251854/144655 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. 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. $189,000. ML252040. Dave Sharman 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East COZY UP FOR WINTER In this home with a wonderful fireplace in the country kitchen. View the snow in the mountains from this 3 Br., 1.75 bath home, be equidistant from Sequim and Port Angeles, and have over 3 acres of land to call your own. $279,900. ML251626. Jane Manzer 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

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COUNTRY CHARMER Picture perfect home, beautifully landscaped and private. 3 Br., 2 baths, formal dining, eat-in kitchen. $235,000. ML241697/29098253 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND ESTATE SETTING Only 3 minutes from town, open floor plan with hardwood floors, slab granite counters throughout, beautifully landscaped grounds, motor home garage and heated shop. $575,000 ML252089/138274 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GORGEOUS FAIRWAY TOWNHOME Desirable Sunland 2 Br., 2 bath plus den townhome located on the 10th fairway with many extras. Light airy kitchen, large living room with cathedral ceiling. Master bath has jetted tub, large tiled shower and powder room. $287,000. ML252435/161644 Roland miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY GREAT DEAL FOR YOU This huge 1,936 sf, 3 Br., 2 bath home is well laid out with open floor plan, big kitchen, and a large living room. And check out the walkin granite shower! And don’t miss the covered back porch. Located next to a green belt in an area of nice homes, it will surely appreciate in time. Priced well below assessed value. $259,000. ML252453 Dan Blevins Carroll Realty 457-1111 ‘H’ IS FOR HO HO HOME Bright, light and spacious single level home with new flooring, upgraded kitchen counters and bathroom fixtures. Large lawn backyard with deck for entertaining and the fun life. Large family room off kitchen and dining area adds spaciousness and flow for comfort and connection. 3 hall closets for your linens, pantry and all those holiday decorations! Bright windowed rooms, 2 car garage with additional carport and 2 sheds for your storage pleasure. $184,999. ML251174. Jace Schmitz 360-452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company

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GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD This Port Angeles home is located in a wonderful neighborhood, close to schools and parks. 3 Br., 2.5 bath with an easy flow floor plan, new roof, large kitchen, brick fireplace and large lot (.24 acres). The attached two car garage is easily accessed via a paved alley. $189,000. ML251906. Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 477-9189 HIGH BANK WATERFRONT Private beach with boat launch, fire pit and oysters! 2 Br., 2 baths. Large kitchen, living room has vaulted ceilings with large stone propane fireplace. 600’ deck. On 1.81 acres. $369,000. ML156039. Nancy Rathke 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow Located feet away from trails at Lincoln Park, schools nearby. New vinyl. Updated master bath. Newer carpet on stairs and upper level. Room for RV parking in back alley. $169,000 ML252431/161445 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. MOUNTAIN VIEW NEW CONSTRUCTION On 2.53 acres, east of Port Angeles. Great room with 9’ ceiling, 2 Br., 2 bath, plus study, and a 1 Br., 1 bath guest cottage. Top quality throughout the 2,487 sf. $364,000. ML240981. Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY NEW LISTING 3 Br., 2 bath, 1,758 sf. Gotta see this one! Hardwood floors? Got ‘em! New carpeting? Got it! New (nearly) roof? Got it! Fenced back yard? Got it! Updated kitchen? Got it! Charm? Got that, too! $165,000. ML252432 Brook Nelson 417-2812 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Remodeled 1920’s 2 Br., 1 bath. Large updated kitchen with new countertops, flooring and appliances. Bath has new tile floor and new fixtures. New carpet and paint throughout. $145,000. ML252232/145784 Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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SALTWATER AND COURSE VIEWS Gas stove, cherry cabinets, granite counters, 2 decks off kitchen/dining, 2 master suites, separate golf cart garage. Enjoy Sunland amenities. $515,000. ML250630/46530 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND SANTA’S CHOICE New granite counters, new carpeting. Move right in condition. 2,487 sf, 2 lots, outside water feature and 4 Br., 3 baths with room to entertain. Daylight basement features wet bar and family room. Plenty of room for guests or family. Great home, great price. $334,000. ML252056 Becky Jackson 417-2781 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY SANTA’S CLOSING COSTS With an offer accepted in December, buyer qualifies for a 2% credit for closing costs. Beautifully remodeled 4 Br. home with all the character of the old days combined with the convenience and style of today. The updated kitchen is awesome. The accessory building is a bonus to use as an office, fitness room, or your own personal time-out room. $280,000. ML250181. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY SILENT NIGHT And joy-filled days can be yours in this water view home, great room with wood stove, efficient kitchen, wraparound deck, secret garden, fenced, community beach. Delightful, tranquil, and yours for only $249,999. ML251501/102383 Cathy Reed and Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE Home in West Alder Estates. Short distance to Safeway and medical offices. 3 Br., 2 bath, 3rd Br. has built-ins for a great office. Room for a small garden in back. Storage shed is big enough to be a small shop. Easycare landscaping. $34,900. ML252327. Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

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SPACIOUS SUNLAND HOME 3 Br., 3 baths, upper level has 2 and 2, lower level has 1 and 1. Formal dining and nook, 2 fireplaces plus oversized garage. Enjoy Sunland amenities. $289,000 ML252062/136048 Tom Cantwell 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND TERRIFIC CLASSIC HOME Great downtown location. 1 Br., full bath, formal dining and kitchen all on the main floor. 2 more bedrooms and bath upstairs. Seller says that there are fir wood floors under the carpeting. Good size, fully fenced backyard. $185,000. ML252386/42881 Mark Macedo 477-9244 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY

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There are 3 nice, level 5 acre parcels just west of Joyce for only $69,000 each. Near fishing, camping and hunting. Power, water and phone in at the road. Buyer will need to purchase a Crescent Water share. Owner will consider financing. Manufactured Homes are okay but must be at least 1,200 sf and must be less than 8 years old. $529,000. ML252411. Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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CARLSBORG: 1 acre lot, mtn. view, flat, PUD water, power, phone. $49,500. 681-3992

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DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION Own a piece of P.T. history. High viability/potential. 1 block south of Thomas Street roundabout, 3,800 sf, circa 1920s, R3 zoning. $235,000 360-385-7653 MINI STORAGE BUILDING 12 unit mini-storage building in down town Sequim. Perfect central location for long term tenants. (9) units are 10x22, (2) units are 12x22, (1) unit is 11x22. All units have power and garage doors. $153,000. ML251173 Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 RURAL COMMERCIAL This this 1.17 acre parcel west of Carlsborg has a 6,200 sf building and separate 936 sf garage. Zoned for a wide variety of commercial uses. Located in an area of other, quality commercial buildings! $495,000. ML252175 Mark N. McHugh REAL ESTATE 683-0660

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Great lot at Lake Sutherland’s Maple Grove to build your summer home or year-round home base. Great mountain views, lake views, and lot includes boat slip, plus all the amenities of the development. Great price at $70,000 so start thinking and make plans. ML252442. Beep Adams 417-2794 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Ready to build. 1.86 acre parcel with inyour-face mountain views. Paved streets and a location convenient to both Sequim and P.A. add to the appeal. CC&Rs to protect your investment in this newer neighborhood of nice homes. $79,950. ML252427. Brody Broker 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company

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CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent ref req. $700. 452-3540. CENTRAL P.A.: 1 Br., no smoke, new carp. $650. 457-8438. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Hilltop Ridge Apts. 1914 S. Pine, P.A. 457-5322

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P.A.: 1 Br. Spectacular water and mtn view on the bluff. Quiet building. No smoking/ pets. $625. 360-582-7241 P.A.: 1 Br., nice, no pets/smoke. 1st/last dep. $395. 452-1234 P.A.: Quiet and clean. 1 Br. $540. 206-200-7244

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P.A.: 2 Br. senior cottage, all utilities incl. except phone, W/D, housekeeping and dining services avail upon request. Inquire at Park View Villas, corner of 8th and G St., P.A. 452-7222 for showing. SEQUIM: 2 Br., 1 ba. $725, dep and credit check 360-385-5857

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3 Br., 1.5 bth, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1125 First, last, dep. Non-smk/pets. Contact (206)8983252 Address: 1527 W. 10th. A Furnished 3 Br., 2 bath VIEW Home in Port Townsend. Remodeled & Upgraded. $1,400. Also for sale @ $399,900 MLS# 96766 24 Hr FREE Recorded Info 1-888-873-5447 ext. 400

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Clean, furnished 1 Br. trailer with tip out, near beach, util. incl. $650. 928-3006.

CENTRAL P.A.: Country in city, 2 Br., updated, nice house. $800 or $825. References, deposits. Drive by 415 Valley and call 460-7652.

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JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. H 2 br 1 ba......$700 H 2 br 1 ba......$850 H 3 br 2 ba......$950 H 4 br 2 ba....$1100 H 4 br 3 ba....$1350 HOUSES IN SEQUIM H 2 br 1 ba.......$900 H 3 br 2 ba.....$1100 STORAGE UNITS FROM $40-$100 MO.

360-417-2810 More Properties at www.jarentals.com MONTERRA: 3 Br., 2 bath. No smoking/ pets. $850/mo. Credit check. 360-582-1589 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, newly remodeled, no pets/ smoking. $600 mo., $600 dep. 460-5290. P.A.: 3 Br., 2 bath, garage, nice area, $1,100. 452-1395. P.A.: 3 Br., 3 bath. Upscale, location, 2 car garage, yard, energy efficient. No smoking, no pets. $900. 360-452-9458. P.A.: 4 Br, 1.5 ba, no smoking. $1,000 mo, $1,000 sec. 417-0153 P.A.: Nice, furnished. 1 Br. $900. Call for details. 461-9684. P.A.: Small 1 Br., water view, W/D, near Albertsons. $575 mo., dep. 452-8092. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 bath, fenced, in town, $500 deposit. $1,100. 683-1695. SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 bath, on 20 acres, livestock ok, beautiful view. $1,300/mo. 1st, last, dep., references. 683-9176.

Beautifully furnished 1 bd, 1 ba home with carport on 5 quiet acres, e. of PA. 180 degree marine views. $850/month incl cable TV/Internet, and $110/month electricity credit. No pets. 360-452-9471.

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WEST P.A.: Newer 3 Br., 2 ba, W/D, NS. $1,000 + deposit. 460-7454, 670-9329

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P.A.: Room $450 mo, util. and cable incl. No pets. 460-4408 WANTED: Room to Rent. Quiet female looking for long-term room to rent Sequim/surrounding areas. Service dog well-trained. No drug use! 360-477-8368. tessnmolly@yahoo.co m

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RV SPACES: $375 mo., incl. W/S/G, WiFi, Cable. 461-6672.

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BED: Sealy Backsaver, full matt/ box, metal headboard, footboard, frame, great shape. $300/obo. 681-3299. COFFEE TABLES: 2 matching, 1 large, $50/obo and 1 small, $40/obo. 681-4429 or 417-7685. DESK: Lg. solid oak, 5’x2.5’, 6 drawer, good condition. $250. 683-9670. DINING TABLE: With 4 chairs, blonde finish nice set. $150/ obo. 681-4429 or 417-7685. ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Large, very sturdy, light colored oak. Plenty of room for a large television with two big storage drawers underneath, plus a side cabinet with three shelves and glass-front door. $175/obo. 360-775-8746

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DINING TABLE: With 6 chairs, good condition, light oak. $125. 360-461-1767 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Pine armoire style. Priced reduced. $75. 808-1767. LOFT BED: Metal, desk & shelf. $100/ obo. 415-420-5809. LOUNGE CHAIRS: (2) matching swivel rockers. 1 never used, 1 used 1 month, light gold fabric, $100 each or both for $175/obo. 360-683-4898

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2 Antique Radios. (1) 1930s(?) Airline Shortwave Tube Radio; excellent wood and working condition, $190/ obo. And (1) 1945 Westinghouse Model H-127; excellent working condition, $165/ obo. Great Christmas gift! 360-457-3444 BATH CHAIR: Goes down at the press of a button, and comes up at the press of a button when you’re ready to get out of the tub. $650. 360-681-0942 BLACKBERRY CAFE 50530 Hwy. 112 W. Christmas Eve Special: Prime Rib and Surf and Turf 7 a.m.-6 pm. Call for reservation 928-0141 CHRISTMAS TIME Beautiful coat, leather and suede. $100/ obo. Call Debbie at 360-452-6034 COMFORTER SET Barney twin, with sheets, good shape. $15. 452-9693, eves. DRESSES: 3 nice prom dresses size small, like new worn once, call for description. $30 each. 452-9693 or 360-417-3504 EXERCISER: Tony Little’s Gazelle Free Style. $50. 928-9617 or 360-460-9224. FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com GAS STOVE: Hampton gas stove with pad and vent kit. $300/obo. 452-6318, 775-0831 HP Mini Case and portable mouse with 4 GB flash drive. $25. Open but never used. 452-6439. MISC: 6 Whalen Shelf Units. Heavy-duty. 5 shelves ea. 72x48x 18. $60 ea. or 6 for $325. Like new. 452-8264 MISC: ‘95 F150 4x4, parts, $500. Cont. Gem Topper, cost $1,600, sell $500. 3 Husqvarna chainsaws, $300-$500. Leister plastic heat welder, $200. 48 Jeepster tranny, 3 sp with electric O/D, $500. 461-8060. MISC: Bird cage, 6’x 4’x30”. $200. Parrot play stand, $50. Recumbent Schwinn exercise bike, $175. 452-9302 MISC: Cub Cadet 1500 riding mower, with mulcher, $1,600. Queen size brass bed, with mattress and accessories, $700. 681-0131. MISC: Drew dining set, table, 8 chairs, china hutch, credenza buffet, $1,000. Sportsart recumbent bike, $350. DuncanPhyfe table, $200. 2 lg. chest of drawers, $75 ea. Antique needle point chair with stool, $100. Retro bar, $50. Glass/brass shelf, 2 end tables, $150. All OBO. 477-4785 MISC: Ladies dresser, excellent shape, big mirror, black lacquer with gold trim, 6 drawers and middle cupboard with shelf, $250/obo. 10” table saw, $45. 683-9829. MISC: Regency, wood burning stove, gold door and 5.5’ piping, excellent shape, $1,200/obo. Sanio 24” TV w/stand, $75/obo. Mini fridge, brand new, $75. 683-2680 MISC: Spinet Piano, blonde finish, French & Sons $260. 9’ Ocean Kayak Frenzy, seat w/backrest & knee braces exc. cond. $375 Clown painting measures 97” x 41” $100. No delivery, must haul. 360-582-9488 MISC: Women’s Next beach bike with basket, like new, $30. RCA TV 27” with dual player, entertainment center with glass doors, beautiful condition, all $300. 417-0619. Pre-owned Nintendo Wii with all accessories included. Also includes Wii Fit with Balance Board and Balance Board Rechargeable Battery as well as Mario Party 8. All hardly ever used and in great condition. All This can be yours for $275! Call 477-3710 RAMPS: 7’ or 8’ aluminum ramps. $80. 360-808-6929

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Ten cords fir firewood $165 ea or trade for truck/big saw. Cut, split, delivered. FULL cords, not dry. came from big trees, nice, straight grain and lots of dense heartwood. will haul to west side or P.T. for extra. 670-5655. UPHOLSTERY: Equipment and supplies. $1,500. 452-7743.

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DISH 500 SYSTEM Dish SD-PVR, smart card and remote. $175/obo. 683-4898.

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GUITAR: 1968 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top. Serious inquiries only. $12,000. 360-681-8023

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DOWNRIGGERS: (2) Cannon Unitroll. New, $475. Used twice, $190. $350 for both. 683-3887. FLY RODS: 2 bamboo with extras. $450. 360-301-4721 FLY TYING EQUIP. Includes manual, vice, bobbins, hooks, threads, feathers and all, $1,000 value. Asking $600. 683-8437, leave msg. KAYAK: Riot 10’. Bought for $1,100, asking $700/obo. Call for details. 912-2804

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TIRES: Studded snow, 175 SR 14. $40. 417-1593.

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1ST AT BUYING FIREARMS Cash for the Holidays. Old or new, rifles, shotguns, and pistols. 1 or whole collection. Please call, I will bring cash today. WA State Firearms Transfer paperwork available. 681-4218. BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Sail boat trailer. For 27’ keel boat that weighs 2,300 pounds. 360-379-6960 WANTED: STERLING SILVER Any cond. Coins, pre 1965. 360-452-8092. WANTED: Used tools for college student. 417-9204 WANTED: Would like to purchase young male parakeet. Excellent home with three other male ‘keets. Please call 457-8385

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KITTENS: 1 free male. 1 polydactyl male, $75. 1 polydactyl female, $100. 681-3838 LHASA APSO: Christmas Puppies! Ready to go, Tuxedo and Parties, 2 litters to choose from, 5 girls, 5 boys. $350-400. 477-8349 MINIATURE CHIHUAHUA 3 mo. old male. $500. 452-9114. MISC: Mini pinto mare and stud, $250 and $350. Corn snakes and tank, $150. Parrot cages, $100$350. 457-9775. Old English Sheepdog Puppies. (3) males, (3) females, purebred non papered, DOB Oct. 2, very socialized, very smart, playful, adorable fluff balls. Both parents on site. $300 males, $350 females. 360-775-4182 PUPPIES: AKC Registered Mini-Schnauzer puppies. Born 08/14/2010. First shots, dew claws removed, tails docked. 2 males and 1 female left from litter. $350. Call 360-460-7119 PUPPIES: Black Lab mixed breed. $50. 452-5290 PUPPIES: Black Lab, champion sired, AKC registered, great blood lines, 3 left, 11 wks. old. $350. 912-2785 PUPPIES: Holiday Hunt Terriers, 1 male, 1 female, cute, registered, shots. Ready now. $400 ea. 582-9006

PUPPIES: Schipperke/Jack Russel, ready for Christmas. $100. 808-5948. PUPPIES: Schipperke/Jack Russel, ready for Christmas. $100. 808-5948. Purebred Miniature poodle pups both male excellent dispositions, 1 cafe au lait, 1 black. 6 weeks on 12/13. Crate trained and 1st set of shots. 461-4576. Toy Aussie Pups. One male blue merle and one female black tri pup. Tails are docked, dew claws removed, 1st shots, wormed, vet checked. Just in time for Christmas! $450. Call 360-374-5151. Yorkshire Terrier male, 20 mos. old. Friendly, outgoing temperament. He’s been neutered, had his shots, is papertrained. Weighs 8 lbs. $350. Please ask for Debbie: 360-6832732, 360-775-4255.

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GRASS HAY No rain, $5 bale. 457-8704, 460-6847

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(2) male neutered Chihuahuas to good home ASAP. Honda, 3 yrs at $250. Harley, 4 yrs at $150. Very loveable, smart, and obedient. $350 for both. Work load forces change. Leave msg for Amber. 670-5676.

GRASS HAY: Excellent local orchard grass. $9 bale. 460-0085 HAY: Local good grass horse hay, $4.50 bale. 683-4427

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SADDLE: 16” men’s, heavy, Tex-Tan. $250. 681-7270.

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MISC: 3 pt. 48” box blade, $300. Grader blade, $200. Rake, $200. Rotary tiller, $600. 452-4136.

TRACK LOADER: ‘06 Bobcat T300. Heat and A/C, contact me for details and pics. tterfuu7@msn.com 425-671-0192

CHIHUAHUA PUPS 1 female, $200. 2 males, $175 ea. 683-6597 CHRISTMAS AKC GOLDEN PUPS Pedigreed. Loving and steadfast, blonde, loving little faces! Paper trained, Ready Christmas Eve, prefer Jan. 6. $550. 681-3390 or 775-4582 evenings. Christmas Chihuahuas. Purebred Chihuahuas cute and friendly 11 weeks old one male one female. Shots wormed and paper trained. $200-$300. 360-670-3906 Dachshund Puppies. Purebred Dachshund females, 6 weeks old. Black/tan and silver dapple. Wormed and will have first shot. $250 each. 360-681-3490, evenings only. Email best. deermor@q.com IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS Really nice male Lab puppies. Just had 2nd shots, 10 wks. old. $125. 417-0808. KITTENS! 3 sweet male black/gray tabby kittens, 10 weeks old. $10 ea. 417-3906

GN 33’ FLAT-BED EQ TRAILER. $4,900. Like-new, 25ft deck includes 5’ pop-up beavertail for a flat deck, 5’ loading ramps with storage. 14,000 lbs. GVWR. MSRP $7,990. 808-5636 b6942@hotmail.com

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A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 10 Capt. Sanders 360-385-4852 www.usmaritime.us BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12” Raymarine chart plotter displaying radar, GPS, digital fish finder; Yamaha electric start and tilt kicker, dual electric downriggers, aluminum trailer, moored Neah Bay last 3 yrs., now stored West Bay Boat Sequim. $27,500. Garry at 683-7176

GLASTRON: ‘08 GT 185 Bowrider $16,500. Must see. Like brand new. 67hrs of fresh water only use on Vortec V6 with Volvo Penta outdrive. Excellent package. Stereo and depth finder. Will throw in lots of extras so ready for tubing and skiing. Great family package. 360-461-0813.

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Job loss forces bottom price. Must sell to pay loan. 1979 Fiberform 26' Baja Flybridge Galvanized EZ-Loader trailer (1999 dual axle) Chevy 350 engine with rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet 280 Volvo outdrive. $2,500. 360-504-2298 PST In Port Angeles. LIVINGSTON: Model 12-T Resort. Seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer. $6,800. 681-8761. MALIBU: ‘96 Response. 514 hrs., heater, shower, custom Bimini top. $11,500/ obo. 928-9461. RARE PANGA 26’ BOAT FISHERMAN’S DREAM Magic Tilt Trailer & essentials for this beautiful ride. New floor & engines overhauled. 2 bimini tops, custom boat cover, gps, radio, etc. In Sequim. $18,500/obo. 707-277-0480 RUNABOUT: 16’ and trailer, Sunbrella top. $350/obo. 477-0711. SAIL BOAT: 1932 42’ Frank Prothero fishing scooner, 50 hp Isuzu diesel, Paragon gear, solid construction, needs TLC. $3,000. 360-468-2052 SAIL BOAT: 1940 34’ Rhodes 6 meter cruising sloop, heavy construction. $2,500. 360-468-2052

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Motorcycles

APOLLO: ‘07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558.

BMW: ‘94 K1100RS. Exceptionally clean bike, 41,000 miles, ABS brakes, 4 cylinder engine, stainless steel exhaust, Corbin seat, saddlebags, no road-rash, blue paint. For information call Ed. 360-681-2334 HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘02 883 Hugger. 6K, like new, maroon. $4,800. 457-4020. HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800 R. Candy apple red, excellent condition, garaged, 13K miles, new tires, custom seat by Richs, saddle bags, windshield, road guards, Cargo box. Aux lights, sissy seat with back, many extras. $8500/OBO. 360-797-1254

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FORD: ‘64 Ford 350. Dump Truck. Truck runs great! Recent upgrades such as: Rebuilt 312Y-Block, New Clutch, Battery & Hydraulic Brakes. 2 Speed Browning Manual High & Low Transmission Alternator Conversion Scale weight is 4,470 Gross weight 10k $1,900/obo. Please contact Mark at 850- 890-2783.

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HARLEY: ‘05 Soft Tail Deluxe. Glacier white, vivid black, 2,000 mi. 1450 ST1 EFI, bags, chrome foot boards, sport rack, back rest, lots of chrome, much gear included garaged. $17,500. 460-0895.

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AKC Pembroke Welsch Corgi. 1 yr old neut. male. $450. 681-2486 CAGE: One very large wire cage free standing for birds, rabbits or ?. $15 you haul or we will haul with gas money included. 681-4429 eves or 417-7685 weekdays.

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PUPPIES: Purebred Shih-Tzu, ready now, will hold for Christmas. $500. 360-912-3855

ALFALFA GRASS: $5/ bale. Grass, $4. In barn. 683-5817.

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HONDA: ‘03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282. HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. KAWASAKI 2009 KX250 F 4 stroke, pro circuit exhaust. 0 down financing available! Ask for details. Income tax special buy now! Pay later! Ask for details. VIN#005708 Expires 12/22/10 $3,950 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272 KAWASAKI: ‘03 KLX 400. Very clean. Low miles. $2,500/obo. 461-7210 KAWASAKI: ‘09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973. POLARIS 2008 330 TRAILBOSS 4 stroke, auto, reverse Competitive finance rates. 11 Harleys and street bikes in stock! VIN#316882 Expires 12/22/10 $3,650 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272

QAUD: ‘05 POLARIS PHEONIX 200. Red, automatic, approx. 5-10 riding hours, Like new $2,300. 360-460-5982 QUAD: ‘06 Eton 150. Low hrs. good condition. Daughter’s quad. $1,800/obo. 461-7210 QUAD: ‘06 Suzuki Quad Sport Z250. Like new. $2,600 firm. 360-452-3213. RHINO: ‘09 Yamaha 700. Fuel injected. Great condition. Low miles. $9,500/obo. 417-3177 SUZUKI 2005 RM250 2 stroke, 5 speed, local trade! Home of the buy here! Pay here! 7 dirt bikes in stock! 8 quads in stock! VIN#100566 Expires 12/22/10 $2,650 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272

SUZUKI: ‘05 Boulevard (S50). Very nice, well maintained. Gray, saddlebag hardware, great bike for smaller people. 14K miles. Garage stored. $3,500/obo. 460-0012 or jbgoode1017@hotmail .com SUZUKI: ‘98 Maurder. 800cc, 1 owner, FMC, D&H pipes, custom seat, cruise, sissy bar, billett mirrors, 15K. Great entry cruiser. $2,500. 360-457-6510 URAL: ‘03 Wolfe. 1,000 mi. $3,200. 460-0895 YAMAHA 2006 350 BRUIN 4x4, auto, reverse, local trade! Use your tax refund now! Ask how! VIN#029697 Expires 12/22/10 $3,750 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272

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MOTOR HOME: ‘92 23’ Itasca. 30K, good condition. $11,500. 452-2162. MOTOR HOME: ‘92 37’ Infinity. Beautiful country coach. Home on wheels. Immaculate inside and out. Great home for snow birds or for travel. Has all the bells and whistles. Must see to appreciate. $40,000/obo. 460-1071 MOTOR HOME: ‘93 30’ Monterey. Loaded $8,900. 797-1625 MOTOR HOME: ‘94 28’ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970

CHEV: ‘90 Suburban 4 WD 2500. Low miles, auto, good tires, straight body 4WD, V8, clean inter, no rips, tow pkg runs great. Heavy bumper w/winch. $3,500. Forks 360-374-9512. CHEV: ‘95 Ext Cab Z71 4x4. Black. 5 sp. $3,600. 461-5180. DODGE: ‘02 Ram 1500. 85K miles, lifted, canopy, 5.9 V8, new tires. $12,000. 477-5556

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CHEV: ‘70 3/4 Ton. $850. 360-434-4056. GMC: ‘97 4WD. Runs good, 140K mi. $3,000. 683-4401. GMC: ‘97 Suburban. ‘454’ 4WD, 3rd seat, tow pkg., new tires, MP3/CD 4 speaker stereo, AC front and rear, power seats, cruise control, 189K mi. All systems work well. $4,200. 461-6460 NISSAN: ‘08 Frontier King Cab. V6 4x4, 24K mi., silver ext. matching canopy, bedliner, auto windows-locks, remote ent, cruise, CD, oversize tires, below KBB val of $20,425. Records avail., no accidents. Very clean. $18,600. Call 360-670-1400

98 MOTOR HOME: ‘98 26’ Tioga Class C. Gen., A/C, kept in garage, V10. $14,000. 457-7097. MOTOR HOME: ‘98 30’ class C, Itasca Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14’ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, serviced, ready to roll. $18,500. 452-2148 TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TRAILER: ‘05 Tahoe Transport Toy Hauler. 24’. Good condition. 4K Onan generator. $17,000. 417-3177. WANTED: Later model truck camper. Cash. 360-770-2410

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TIRES/WHEELS: (4) Michelin all season (snow/mud) low miles, one season, 225/60/18, Dodge Charger wheels, 18” caps, lug nuts, polished. $1,000 for all, will separate. 683-7789 WANTED to buy: Canopy for a ‘00 Chevy King cab short bed. 360-374-2534

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CHEV ‘02 SILVERADO 1500 LT EXTRA CAB 4X4 5.3 liter vortec V8, auto, alloy wheels, bedliner, tow package, trailer brake controller, ride controller, privacy glass, keyless entry, 4 opening doors, power windows, locks, and mirrors, power programmable heated leather seats, CD/cassette stereo, air, tilt, cruise, OnStar, dual front airbags. This truck is immaculate inside and out! Leather seats and all the options! Ride control to ensure smooth travel even with a load! Priced under Kelley Blue Book! $13,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com CHEV ‘05 SILVERADO 1500 4X4 5.3 liter Vortec V8, auto, lift kit, cold air intake, aftermarket exhaust, 17” alloy wheels, BFG A/T tires, Bilstein Reservoir shocks, tow package, trailer brake controller, nerf bars, spray-in bedliner, tool box, Kenwood DVD player, Cobra CB radio, cruise, tilt, air, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $17,970! Clean Carfax! Immaculate inside and out! Very nice lift kit with Reservoir shocks! Stop by Gray Motors today! $14,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com

FORD: '97 EXPLORER XL 4X4. V6, lots of miles but reliable and well-maintained. Power windows/ locks. "As is" price of $1,500 cash. Call 461-0420.

FORD: ‘06 Expedition XLT. This expedition is in nearly new condition and has only 60,000 miles with lots of options. $16,500. Please call Sunday through Thursday. 360-460-6213 FORD: ‘87 Super Cab manual, 4x4 and Eaton rear end. $1,000. Call after 11 a.m. 457-1457.

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CHEV: ‘38 Pickup. All original, garaged, needs rear end. $15,000. Only serious buyers please. 457-3990, 775-1139 CHEV: ‘47 pickup. 5 window, 80% restored. Illness forces sale. $6,000/obo. 457-7097 CHEV: ‘84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210.

CHEV: ‘98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $5,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876

FORD: ‘88 F250 111K mi., 4x4. $3,000/obo. 808-5605 FORD: ‘96 Explorer. Good condition, ‘302’, AWD. $3,000. 683-7192, 460-9523 FORD: ‘97 F150. 5.4, new tires, trans, batt. Clean. $6,500/obo. 360-681-2643

HONDA: ‘01 Passport. 79K mi., V6, auto, tinted windows, cd/am/fm, ac, airbags, runs well, good cond., new trans. from Midway, silver. $5,400/obo. 360477-1072 msg. or email: sjones.interest@gma il.com. LEXUS ‘06 RX330 4WD 3.3 liter V6, auto, air with climate control, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette/CD changer, power windows, locks, and seats, power moonroof, keyless entry, full leather, side airbags, power rear hatch, fog lamps, chrome alloy wheels, privacy glass, luggage rack, 66,000 miles, very, very clean local car, garage kept, nonsmoker, spotless Carfax report. $22,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com NISSAN ‘00 PATHFINDER SE 4X4 3.3 liter V6, auto, alloy wheels, privacy glass, power windows, door locks and mirrors, CD/cassette stereo, cruise, tilt, air, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $6,535! One owner! Immaculate inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com

FORD: '83 F-150. XLT EXT CAB, 351 manual, auxiliary fuel tank. Well maintained, runs great, canopy, tow package. $950. Call 457-1491 after 6:00 p.m. FORD: ‘02 E150. Cargo van, only 33K miles, great truck. $5,900. 457-0655. FORD: ‘70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. FORD: ‘78 F350. Super cab, trailer special, 460 C6, 3 speed auto. Call for added features. Best offer over $2,000. 360-302-0844 FORD: ‘79 Flatbed. Runs good. $2,000/ obo. 683-0940. FORD: ‘90 F250. Ext. cab, long box, 48,660 mi., new HD service brakes, set up for 5th wheel, excellent condition. $5,500. 796-4929. FORD: ‘95 F150 XLE Ext cab, 8’ bed w/lockable lid, 66k, auto w/o/d, full power, 351 Winsor tow pkg, always garaged, very very clean, below book @ $6,000. 683-8133. FORD: ‘99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839.

FORD: Step Van. One of a Kind, Endless Possibilities, Solid. 40k on a thrifty Cummins diesel; great tires; new battery; no rust. Food truck? Contractor? RV conversion? Only $4,000/obo. 360-820-2157

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FORD: ‘87 Econoline. New wheels/tires, very clean. $1,200 firm. 683-8249.

MAGIC RAINBOW HAPPY BUS 1973 Volkswagon Transporter $1,500/obo Not Camper Style Runs, Some Rust. Call: 360-797-3951 MAZDA 2004 B3000 DUAL SPORT 3.0 V6, 5 speed, AC, DS pkg., 87K mi.! Home of the 5 min. approval! We finance everyone. VIN#M10917 Expires 12/22/10 $5,950 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272 MAZDA: ‘88 B2200. Runs good. $1,000/ obo. 582-7486. NISSAN: ‘87 pickup. 4 cyl, 5 spd. $1,250. 683-7516 PLUMBING VAN: ‘02 Ford, job site ready, plus extra plumbing parts, 28K orginial mi. $20,000/obo. 360-385-2773

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ANOTHER AWESOME CAR FOR SALE! FORD: ‘56 2 door post. Close to original, excellent condition, 2 tone paint green and white, Manual 3 speed, 6 cyl. $8,500/obo. Call Joe. 360-6833408 or 360-4611619. BMW: ‘96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220. BUICK ‘99 PARK AVE Economical 3.8 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette, power windows, locks, and seat, full leather, alloy wheels, keyless entry, very clean and reliable local trade in, nonsmoker, garage kept, service history, spotless Carfax report, affordable luxury. $5,495 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com BUICK: ‘97 LaSabre. Excellent codntion, 1 owner. $4,700. 683-6051 after 4 p.m. BUICK: ‘99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038 CADILLAC: ‘66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327 CADILLAC: ‘85 Eldorado Commemorative Edition. Excellent condition, spoke wheels, loaded, no rust, always garaged, beautiful blue, 30K miles on new motor; 112K total miles. $2,900. 360-477-4817 CADILLAC: ‘91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV ‘06 MALIBU LT 3.5 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks, and seat, power moonroof, rear spoiler, side airbags, 62,000 miles, beautiful 1 owner local trade-in, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $9,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com

YAMAHA: ‘03 YZ85. Runs great, son outgrown, $800. 360-457-0913 or 360-461-9054

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‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40’, 3 slides, 6 speed Allison Trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner cooktop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sony AM/FM/CD, VCR, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table, light oak interior, washer/dryer hookup, 6 kw generator, leveling system, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k), gently used, non smokers. $117,000. 360-683-3887 5TH WHEEL: ‘02. 32’ Alpenlite. 2 slides, solar panel, gas and elec., Dish TV setup, stablilizer jacks, very good condition. Paid $65,000 new. $18,000. 457-1329. 5TH WHEEL: ‘96 30’ Snowbird. 1 slide, like new condition. $10,000. 452-2929. CAMPER: 8’. $200/ obo. 683-2426. MOTOR HOME: ‘05 Winnebago Journey 39K. 27,000 mi., loaded, 3-sides, 350 Cat diesel, 6.5 Onan generator. $115,000. 460-0895

CHEV: ‘85 S10. 4x4, king cab, auto, canopy. Straight, dependable, clean. PS, PB, A/C, tilt, CC, AM/FM/cassette. New shocks, battery, tires. 2.8 V6. Runs great! No rust. Drive anywhere. $3,300. 360-452-7439 CHEV: ‘86 Suburban. Good condition. 3rd seat, extra full set wheels. Nice white paint exterior, tan interior. $2,500/ obo. 360-374-6409. DODGE ‘01 RAM 3500 CLUB CAB DUALLY 4X4 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel, auto, alloy wheels, running boards, tow package, trailer brake controller, 5th wheel plate, spray-in bedliner, auxiliary fuel tank, rear sliding window, power windows, locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, cruise control, tilt, air, CB radio, CD/cassette stereo, information center, dual front airbags. Only 83,000 miles! One owner! Immaculate condition inside and out! You will be hardpressed to find one nicer than this! Stop by Gray Motors today! $18,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com

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CHEV: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $6,500/obo. 775-1821 CHEV: â&#x20AC;&#x2122;70 Chevelle. Big block wagon, new paint, tires, more. $5,500/obo. No reasonable offer refused. 417-1896. CHEV: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915 CHEV: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;75 Corvette Stingray. Must sell, 350, matching #s, 149k original miles, rebuilt turbo, 400 tran, rebuilt rear end, all new suspension, front and rear sway bar, turbo hood and stock hood. $6,500 or make offer. 670-1440 CHEV: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;76 Suburban. 454, 143K, runs good. $800/obo. 360-681-2427 CHEV: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;88 Camaro. Project car, running, licensed, with â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;90 Camaro parts car. $1,200/obo. 928-3863

Classic Olds. 78' Olds Cutlass Supreme Brougham. 86,000 miles, V8, sunroof, garage kept. few minor parking lot dings. Excellent condition. Runs well. 1 owner. interior in excellent condition. $11,000/obo. 360-683-9770

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MERCURY: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385. MERCURY: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;07 Mountaineer. AWD, 4L V6, loaded, 7 passenger, tow pkg., excellent condition, 53K, $21,000+ KBB. $18,000. 530-4120854 or 683-4062. MERCURY: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;91 Pacer. 140K mi., runs, looks good. $795. 681-8828 MERCURY: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;97 Mystique. Needs tranny. $500. 417-2130.

MINI COOPER: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;05. White, 103,000 miles, Runs/drives great, no accidents, has had all scheduled tune-ups & oil changes, very clean interior, 2 new tires, highway miles, GREAT MPG. $9,995. Call Angela. 360-460-4802 NASH: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $3,995 or make offer. 681-0717 OLDS: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;90. Runs great. Looks great. $1,200. 460-1183. PONTIAC 2004 GRAND AM SE V6, auto, AC, power pkg., alloys, 62K mi. Competitive finance rates, use your tax refund now! Ask for details. VIN#257219. Expires 12/22/10 $5,950 Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auto Sales 457-7272 PONTIAC: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2122;04 Grand Prix. Low mi., 52K, very clean, must see. $8,000/obo. 457-9332 PONTIAC: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;97 Sunfire. Great condition. $3,000/obo. 582-3813 PORSCHE: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;02 Boxter S. 56K miles, 6 spd, black on black. $19,500. 461-9635. PORSCHE: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965. SAAB: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;94 900si. Must see. $900/obo. 452-5909

SUBARU: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;08 Legacy $15,250. Economical 2.5I liter 4-Cyc, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/ CD, Power Windows, Locks, Keyless Entry, Alloy Wheels, 34,250 miles, Balance of 5/60 Factory Warranty, Spotless Carfax Report, Non-Smoker, Spolier and Bug Gard. Great Condition! Call Mike at 360-460-0959 TOYOTA â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;05 SOLARA SE COUPE 3.0 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette/CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, side airbags, alloy wheels, 69,000 miles, very clean local trade in. Spotless Carfax report. $10,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com TOYOTA 2003 MATRIX 5 DOOR 5 speed, AC, custom wheels and tires, 111K miles, new clutch. 0 down financing available, use your tax refund now, ask for details. VIN#113636. Expires 12/22/10 $6,250 Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auto Sales 457-7272 TOYOTA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;01 Camry XLE. 98K mi., very good condition, service up to date, 2 new tires. $7,000. 452-2929

TOYOTA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;03 Camry LE One owner, no accidents, well maintained, 4 cyl, auto trans, 95,000 mi. $7,250. 477-2183. TOYOTA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;89 Camry. $600. 928-9774. VW: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;00 New Beetle. Turbocharged, 1.8L engine (only 25K mi. on factory purchased and dealer installed motor), 108K vehicle mi., airbags, ABS brakes, loaded and dependable. $4,200. 461-6460.

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FORD: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;92 Mustang Convertible. Awesome care for sale! White with white top, 85,000 original miles. $3,800/obo. Call Joe at: 360-683-3408 or 360-461-1619. HONDA â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;03 ACCORD EX 4 DOOR Extra clean and loaded including V6, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and dual power heated seats, 4 wheel ABS and electronic traction control, power moonroof, leather interior, front and side airbags, AM/FM CD stacker, remote entry, premium chrome wheels and more! Expires 12-25-10. $10,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com HONDA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;85 Civic Station Wagon. Needs work. $500/ obo. 360-477-0702. HONDA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;98 Accord EX. 4 door sedan, 6 cyl., 1 owner, 34,850 mi., many accessories. $7,500 firm. 683-1894

MAZDA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;07 3. 5 sp., low hwy mi., charcoal/black interior, Thule roof rack, GPS, call for questions/test drive. $11,000/obo. 206-375-5204 MAZDA: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MERCEDES BENZ â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;97 C230. 122K, executive use only, very clean. $4,500/ obo. 582-1292. MERCEDES: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;74 280. Runs well. $500. 683-2436 MERCEDES: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;91 2.3L, 4 door, 125K, runs great. $3,700. 360-681-4253 MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966

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Case No.: 10-4-00331-2 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF CLALLAM IN RE THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM L. CAMPBELL, Deceased. The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative's lawyer at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(i)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent's probate and nonprobate assets. Date of first publication: December 15, 2010 Deborah J. Palmer Personal Representative Lawyer for estate: Robert N. Tulloch, WSBA #9436 GREENAWAY, GAY & TULLOCH 829 East Eighth St., Suite A Port Angeles, WA 98362 (360) 452-3323 Pub: Dec. 15, 22, 29, 2010

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. TS #: WA-10-377394-SH APN: 41804 0430251493900000 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/21/2011, at 10:00 AM at The main entrance to the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier's check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 1 OF W. ENGLESON SHORT PLAT RECORDED JULY 24,1984 IN VOLUME 14 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 39 UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY RECORDING NO 556665 BEING A SHORT PLAT OF LOT 3 OF REID SHORT PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 6 OF SHORT PLATS PAGE 15, BEING A SHORT PLAT OF PARCEL 2 OF BOYD SURVERY RECORDED IN VOLUME 3 OF SURVEYS PAGE 70 BEING A PORTION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECITON 25, TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH RAGE 4 WEST W.M CALLAM COUNTY WASHINGTON Commonly known as: 77 E PHEASANT LANE SEQUIM, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 2/15/2008, recorded 2/22/2008, under Auditor's File No. 20081216583, in Book xxx, Page xxx, records of CLALLAM County, Washington, from JENNIFER L HIPPLE AND JOHN F HIPPLE WIFE AND HUSBAND, as Grantor(s), to ESCROW AND TITLE SERVICES , as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL LLC (F/K/A HOME COMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC., as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL LLC (F/K/A HOME COMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC. to NationStar Mortgage,LLc. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $29,696.58 T.S. No.: WA-10-377394-SH IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $217,416.04, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 9/1/2009, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 1/21/2011. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/10/2011 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 1/10/2011(11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/10/2011 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): JENNIFER L HIPPLE AND JOHN F HIPPLE WIFE AND HUSBAND 77 E PHEASANT LANE SEQUIM, WA 98382 by both first class and certified mail on 8/31/2010, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20* 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 20* 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. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Dated: 10/14/10 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Brooke Frank, Assistant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstatement info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington 2141 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 (866)645-7711 Sale Line: 714730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com For Service of Process on Trustee: Quality Loan Service Corp., of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866)645-7711 ASAP# FNMA3767559 12/22/2010, 01/12/2011 Pub.: Dec. 22, 2010, Jan. 12, 2011

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NO. 10 4 01549 9 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SNOHOMISH In Re the Estate of: DONALDSON H. GRAYBILL. Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representativeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorney of record at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty (30) days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four (4) months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred., except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s probate and non-probate assets. DATE OF FILING: December 10, 2010 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: December 15, 2010 BRADLEY D. GRAYBILL Personal Representative ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Thomas F. McDonough Attorney at Law ADDRESS FOR MAILING 510 Bell Street Edmonds, WA 98020 (425) 778-8555 Pub: Dec. 15, 22, 29, 2010

rate Routes within 20 counties of Washington State. NoaNet completed an Environmental Assessment for the Project in September, 2010 and the National Telecommunications Information Agency (NTIA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on September 30, 2010 issues pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Description of Proposed Project The Project includes expanding the existing NoaNet broadband service network by installing approximately 930 miles of buried (60%) and aerial (40%) fiber optic cable along 19 separate routes across the State of Washington. The project will be accomplished by the following construction techniques: 1) Using plowing and directional boring techniques to install underground cable, 2) Installing aerial cable on existing utility poles, 3) Installing a new microwave transmission tower, one support building, three equipment shelters, backup power generators, and microwave antennas at various locations to support wireless routing over a portion of the service area, and 4) Installing cable underground and/or aerially to directly connect targeted anchor institutions within the network service area. The project will be constructed accordance with approved Rural Utilities Service (RUS) standard procedures, as well as state and local guidelines for permitting and construction practices. Similarly, NoaNet will adhere to all applicable Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) standards and permit requirements in implementing the Project as outlined in the September 2010 Environmental assessment and addendum thereto. Location of proposal: The project is located throughout Washington State and within the following counties: Adams, Asotin, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Pacific, Skamania, Spokane, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, and yakima. Project Participants: NoaNet is a public agency authorized under Chapter 39.34 RCW and is comprised of a group of public agencies and broadband service providers. Those component agencies and service providers participating in this project are: Black Rock Cable, Clallam County Public Utility District, Franklin County Public Utility District, Pacific County Public Utility District, Port of Whitman County, Sawtooth Technologies and Yakima County. All projected correspondence and questions should however be directed to NoaNet using the below listed contact information. Title and Description of documents being adopted: After independent review, NoaNet has identified and adopted the following documents as being appropriate for consideration and meeting the environmental review needs of the designated SEPA official identified below. These documents are: The Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued by the National Telecommunications and Information Agency on September 30, 2010. The FONSI conveys information to the public and project decision makers so well informed decisions can be made. NoaNet Washington Rural Access Project Environmental assessment, Volumes 1 and 2, dated September 23, 2010. These documents provide the basis for issuance of the FONSI and include complete assessment of the individual and cumulative impacts for the 19 Project Routes. Addendum 1 to the Environmental Assessment, dated December 7, 2010, provides additional evaluation of certain Project Routes that were adjusted as a result of the Environmental Assessment and/or project staking. Document downloads are available at https://noanetwrap.sharefile.com/d/s18f0eaea5494e2db. This information is also available by contacting NoaNet Representative Chantel DeMasters at 208-392-9547 or by emailing cdemasters@noanet.net The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after re3view of a complete Environmental Assessment and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public upon request. This Determination of Non-Significance is issued under WAC 197-11340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the issuance date below. Comments will be received by NoaNet until 4:00 p.m. on January 3, 2011. Greg Marney, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Open Access Networks Date:

December 16, 2010

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Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant To the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. On January 21, 2011 at 10:00AM inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., in the city of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee , RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., (subject to any conditions imposed by the trustee to protect the lender and borrower) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the county(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Tax Parcel ID no.: 04-30-15-320050 PARCEL I OF SURVEY, RECORDED OCTOBER 19, 1978 IN VOLUME 3 OF SURVEYS, PAGE 94, UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY RECORDING NO. 488203, BEING A PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN CLALLAM COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly Known as: 193 BLUEGRASS LANE, CARLSBORG, WA 98324 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 04/27/2007, recorded on 05/08/2007, under Auditor's File No. 2007 1200961 and Deed of Trust re-recorded on ___, under Auditor's File No. __, records of Clallam County, Washington from MATTHEW P STARKENBURG, AND TABITHA STARKENBURG, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as grantor, to LS TITLE OF WASHINGTON, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor's File No. 2010-1256484. 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 $43,845.21 B. Late Charges $259.44 C. Beneficiary Advances $ 45.00 D. Suspense Balance $ 0.00 E. Other Fees $ 0.00 Total Arrears $44,149.65 F. Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $337.50 Title Report $1026.55 Statutory Mailings $25.28 Recording Fees $128.00 Publication $750.00 Posting $200.00 Total Costs $2,467.33 Total Amount Due: $46,616.98 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 $390,386.99, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 08/01/2009 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 01/21/2011. 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 01/10/2011 (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 01/10/2011 (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 01/10/2011 (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): MATTHEW P STARKENBURG 193 Bluegrass Ln Sequim, WA 98382 MATTHEW P STARKENBURG 193 BLUEGRASS LANE CARLSBORG, WA 98324 TABITHA STARKENBURG 193 Bluegrass Ln Sequim, WA 98382 TABITHA STARKENBURG 193 BLUEGRASS LANE CARLSBORG, WA 98324 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested, or registered mail on 09/08/2010, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 09/09/2010 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 and tenants. After the 20th day following the sale of the purchaser has the right to evict occupants and tenants by summary proceedings under the unlawful detainer act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. DATED: October 10, 2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. By: Schant Choulakian Its: Assistant Secretary RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281-8219 (TS# 100110214) 1006.111196-FEI Pub: Dec. 21, 2010, Jan. 11, 2011

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. APN: 043017-570110 TS #: WA-10-378009-SH I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/21/2011, at 10:00 AM at The main entrance to the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier's check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 11, WOODRIDGE, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 10 OF PLATS, PAGE 30, RECORDS OF CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN CLALLAM COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly known as: 52 WOODRIDGE CT SEQUIM, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 2/5/2008, recorded 2/15/2008, under Auditor's File No. 2008-1216325, in Book xxx, Page xxx, records of CLALLAM County, Washington, from CHRISTOPHER T TENNANT, AN UNMARRIED PERSON, AND KIMBERLY D IOTTE, AN UNMARRIED PERSON, as Grantor(s), to JOAN H ANDERSON, EVP ON BEHALF OF FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PENINSULA MORTGAGE, INC., as Beneficiary,the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR PENINSULA MORTGAGE, INC. to NationStar Mortgage,LLC. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $22,116.75 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $194,675.30, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 12/1/2009, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 1/21/2011. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/10/2011(11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 1/10/2011 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/10/2011 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): CHRISTOPHER T TENNANT, AN UNMARRIED PERSON, AND KIMBERLY D AN UNMARRIED PERSON 52 WOODRIDGE CT SEQUIM, WA 98382 IOTTE, by both first class and certified mail on 8/31/2010, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the abovedescribed property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. 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.If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney.THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DATED: 10/14/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Brooke Frank, Assistant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstatement info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 866-645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com For Service Corp. of Process on Trustee: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue, NE Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 866-645-7711 ASAP# FNMA3767362 12/22/2010, 01/12/2011 Pub.: Dec. 22, 2010, Jan. 12, 2011


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Peninsula Daily News

Hamilton students raise $552.84 PORT ANGELES — Hamilton Elementary School students recently completed their second annual “Pennies for Peace” fundraising campaign. The students and staff raised $552.84 to send to the Central Asia Institute to build schools for children in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Three Cups of Tea author Greg Mortenson started the program in 1996 after he spent six weeks recuperating from a failed attempt to climb Mount Everest. Because of the care he received from the village of Korphe, Pakistan, he promised to come back and build them a school — mainly for girls. A total of 161 schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan have been built with the program’s assistance. For more information, phone Darlene Clemens at 360-457-6551 or e-mail luvndancin@olypen.com.

From left are Hamilton teacher Lindsey Wheeler, First Federal employee Michelle Weber, Hamilton students Ellie Engel and Luke Angevine, and Darlene Clemens, coordinator for the Port Angeles “Pennies for Peace” Program.

Christmas Eve eats SEQUIM — Hardy’s Market, 10200 Old Olympic Highway, will hold a free Christmas Eve dinner starting at 11 a.m. Friday. “We will start serving at 11 a.m. until we run out of food,” owner Randy DuPont said. “This is to thank all our customers for supporting our store, and everyone is welcome.”

For more information, phone 360-582-0240.

Free meal slated SEQUIM — A free community dinner will be served at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30. This month’s meal includes beef stew, vegetables, salad, dessert and beverages.

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Sterling Savings Bank employees, from left, Rick Budd, Carol Miles and Matt Olfson present a $2,500 donation to Quileute Tribal Chairwoman Anna Rose Counsell-Geyer for the annual Cherish Our Children holiday gift program. The Quileute Housing Authority and the Forks Santa’s Workshop program will use the money to buy gifts for children in Forks and LaPush. Homework help will be available, and tentative plans call for a singalong after dinner. The church offers the community dinners the last Thursday of each month. Reservations are

requested to ensure enough food is prepared. Reservations may be made by phoning the church at 360-683-5367 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before the din-

ner, or by e-mailing dinners@sequimtumc.org and including the names of those attending. No one unable to make a reservation will be turned away. Peninsula Daily News

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Pick shallots over onions By Jo Marshall

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Whole-Wheat Linguine with Arugula and Shallots Serves 8 1⁄3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cups diced shallots 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 pound whole-wheat linguine 10 ounces arugula 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped 2 cups toasted bread bits — cut like baby croutons 8 ounces Pecorino Sardo or Romano cheese, grated

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lots; cook until caramelized, about 15 minutes. Add salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Bring 6 quarts of lightly salted water to a boil in a stockpot. Add linguine and cook until al dente, about 10 minutes. Drain, reserving 2 cups of cooking water, and return to pan. Scrape shallots and oil into pan; toss until linguine is well coated. At serving time, gently warm linguine; fold in arugula, parsley and a little cooking water. The heat will wilt the greens. Add bread bits and cheese, folding until evenly distributed throughout the pasta.

Cranberries tasty, healthy treats in quick bread By Jo Marshall

berry sauce was definitely not on the menu. Sugar was an expensive Cranberries grow on rarity in Europe, not dwarf evergreen shrubs among the pilgrims’ provithat grow wild in bogs in sions, and the first written cooler parts of the Northmention of cranberry sauce ern Hemisphere. came some 50 years later. Settlers in New EngModern science has disland thought the blossoms covered what Native Amerresembled the head of a icans knew long ago: Crancrane, and “cranberry” is condensed from their term, berries are good medicine. Long-touted as healthy for “crane berry.” Cranberries were impor- the urinary tract, cranberries are a rich source of tant to Native Americans, who mixed them with dried antioxidants that can protect against cancer. venison, fat and nuts to Cranberries peak in make pemmican — a longNovember. lasting trail food. They’re one of our few It’s likely the Wampanoag brought cran- indigenous fruits, and no nation in the world has berries to that fabled pottaken to cranberry cultivaluck we know as the first Thanksgiving, but crantion like we have. CranberRelish

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ries are an important crop in states ranging from New England through the Great Lakes. Not to dispel the charm of those commercials depicting growers up to their waders in bobbing red berries — but bogs aren’t always that picturesque. Most cranberries are now cultivated on dry land surrounded by manmade dykes and are flooded only to accommodate berry collection. This thick batter makes a dense bread that’s great toasted and served with butter. When cranberries are available, throw a few bags in your freezer to make this bread year-round.

Cranberry Bread Makes 1 loaf 2 cups all-purpose flour 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 11⁄2 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sugar 1 egg, well beaten 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons hot water 1⁄2 cup orange juice

1⁄4 cup grated orange rind 1 cup fresh or dried cranberries 1⁄2 cup chopped nuts

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ing soda. Add sugar, egg, butter, hot water, orange juice and grated orange rind; stir until moistened. Fold in berries and nuts. Spoon into pan and bake 50 minutes (or 35 minutes for mini loaves). Cool; wrap and refrigerate or freeze.

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Christmas comes to Seaport Landing The canes may be wood, not peppermint, and the white angel hair is still on the original owners, but at Seaport Landing, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The big tree in the lobby is decorated with white porcelain orbs and red-feathered cardinals. More trees, dusted with faux snow, adorn the mezzanine balcony, hung with white lights. The mantels above the fireplaces are decked with greenery and ornaments, forming the perfect backdrop for a family Christmas photo. The larger fireplace is flanked by a lineup of Old World St. Nicholas figures, the tallest, at 4 feet, in white robes and peaked hat. All would entrance small children, who are welcome to visit the retirement community on Hancock Street. Outside the front door are more trees and lights. “This is the first year we put lights on the roof,” said Falan Ferguson. Ferguson is the office manager at Seaport Landing, where Christmas runs the whole week.

A week of Christmas On Sunday, residents were treated to a concert by John Swearingin, who sang carols and Christian music. Swearingin is a caregiver at the Landing. “Everyone does something for the residents,” Ferguson said. “We are a big family.” On Monday, the family extended to local pianist Nan Toby Tyrrell, who played Christmas carols and songs. Tyrrell, who notes the irony of “the Jewish girl doing Christmas carols,” spends the weeks before Christmas playing at nursing homes, retirement centers and other venues. For the Seaport residents, she played all the standards, both religious and secular, from “O Holy Night” to “Jingle Bells.” Afterward, Gene Mika, who is from California, said her favorite is “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” For Grace Marshall, it’s “Silent Night.”

port townsend Neighbor “I used to sing it,” MarJackson shall said. “It brings back memories.” That’s because Marshall was the music director of the Lutheran church in Almont, N.D., where Christmas was always white and everyone went to church for the candlelight service on Christmas Eve.

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Rain, not snow On Monday, however, raindrops danced in the puddles outside the windows as the familiar melodies rang out under Tyrrell’s hands. Tyrrell prefers the old carols in minor keys — “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” “We Three Kings.” As the notes poured from the piano, the chords of “The First Noel” rose into the air, the words a reminder that it doesn’t really matter where you are on a cold winter’s night and hear the angels sing, “Born is the King of Israel.” On Tuesday, Tom Sass, the executive director of Seaport Landing, made his debut performance at a Christmas concert. Sass, who plays the piano and sings, was joined by Cheryl Torres, the new activity director, who sings. There will be a Christmas Eve service at the Landing at 2:30 p.m. and a service on Christmas Day at 1:30 p.m., when families will talk about their holiday memories. And on Wednesday, Dec. 29, residents will start to ring in the new year at a party with live music by The Copycats, hors d’oeuvres and drinks. “We like to have fun here,” Ferguson said. Sass, who moved to Port Townsend from Idaho, has played

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After playing a piano concert of Christmas carols and holiday songs at Seaport Landing, Nan Toby Tyrrell, left, visits with, from left, Dottie Donahoe, Gene Mika and Grace Marshall. music mostly at church, so he said he was a little nervous before Tuesday’s concert. Tyrrell, however, is an old hand at playing the piano in public.

nied the children’s choir at the Port Townsend Public Library’s annual holiday open house. Today, she will be at the Jefferson Healthcare hospital waiting room at 2 p.m. playing carols on the piano she donated. On Christmas Day, she will be at the Tri-Area Community Center playing carols on the piano for the people gathered for a communal dinner.

Playing for the Seaport Landing residents — some with walkers, some with canes, most with white hair — is like playing for family. “I always play for my father and mother,” Tyrrell said, looking Old hand at piano out at the smiling faces. “It’s just like my mother is listening.” Raised in a traditional Jewish To contact Tyrrell about playfamily in Lakeside, N.J., she took ing for holiday gatherings, phone piano lessons at a music acad360-385-6653 or e-mail emy from a Sister Beatrice, who nantoby11@yahoo.com. beat her students’ knuckles and Musical inspiration For more information about ordered Nan to stay an extra At Seaport Landing, after run- events at Seaport Landing, which hour and practice if the lesson ning through her Christmas did not go well. welcomes visitors of all ages, Tyrrell plays Christmas music songbooks, she played an Italian phone 360-379-9376. rondo, a Chopin prelude and a for people who might not otherSeaport Landing is at 1201 piece by Handel, then ended with Hancock St., off Ninth Street, in wise hear it firsthand, which is music improvised for the occaespecially appreciated by people Port Townsend. sion. who grew up in the era before ________ For inspiration, Tyrrell said, iPods. she thinks of something beautiful “I’ve always had a piano in Jennifer Jackson writes about Port — a snowy scene in Vermont, the house,” said Dottie DonaTownsend and Jefferson County every hoe, who attended Monday’s con- where she used to live, with a Wednesday. To contact her with items for this column, phone 360-379-5688 or cert. brook and birds flying, or her e-mail jjackson@olypen.com. On Tuesday, Tyrrell accompa- grandson’s face.

Path to top honors filled with dedication I’m impressed with the hard work, training and dedication it took for Kyle Ellis to attain the top honors at the Washington State Horsemen’s finals: the President’s Cup for all-around English horse and the Gladys Cluphf Memorial Trophy for equitation division for senior amateur exhibitors, which includes English hunt seat, stock seat and showmanship. Even after working a full day six days a week at his Port Angeles hair shop, Steppin’ Out Salon, Kyle finds the time to train and keep his horse in shape year-round — not an easy task with the inclement weather we have on the Peninsula. Kyle, 29, riding both English and Western, is one of the top amateur competitors in the state.

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Kyle Ellis, with Dandy Shujet, at the Washington State Horsemen’s state finals banquet.

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Events ■  Sunday, Jan. 9, noon to 2 p.m. Freedom Farms Mini Beats Games day, 493 Spring Road, Port Angeles. If your child enjoys being around horses, join us for balance and confidence games played on horseback. Dressing up makes for great pictures, so feel free to wear festive attire. Play as many times as you like, and be sure to tell your friends. Cost is $5 per child. All proceeds will benefit Friends of Animals. Phone Mary Gallagher, 360-457 4897.

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ing essentials like clothes, food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Domestic violence support group — Healthy Families of Clallam County, 1210 E. Front St. Suite C, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Free childcare. Phone 360-4523811.

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Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a German conversation — hot meal. For more information, All ages invited to German chat phone Rebecca Brown at 360group. Must speak and under- 457-0431. stand German. Discussion topSenior meal — Nutrition ics include current events, music, food and other topics. program, Port Angeles Senior Phone 360-457-0614 or 360- Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per 808-1522. meal. Reservations recomBiz Builders — August mended. Phone 360-457Glass office building, 312 E. 8921. Fifth St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Open Overeaters Anonymous — to business representatives. Bethany Pentecostal Church, Phone 360-460-0313. 508 S. Francis St., 5:30 p.m. Walk-in vision clinic — Phone 360-457-8395. Information for visually impaired Double-deck pinochle — and blind people, including accessible technology display, Couples and singles. 6:30 p.m. library, Braille training and vari- Phone Brenda Holton at 360ous magnification aids. Vision 452-5754 for location and more Loss Center, Armory Square information. Mall, 228 W. First St., Suite N. Bingo — Masonic Lodge, Phone for an appointment 360457-1383 or visit www.vision 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, lossservices.org/vision. drinks and pull tabs available. Art classes — Between Phone 360-457-7377. Port Angeles and Sequim. 10 Christmas Light Tours — a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For directions and costs, phone Susan All Points Charters and Tours. Meet bus at Safeway, 110 E. Spar 360-457-6994. Third St., 6:30 p.m. $7.50 Acupuncture sessions — adults, $3.50 children 6-15, Licensed acupuncturist Jim children younger than 5 free. Fox. Port Angeles Senior Cen- Tour is about two hours long. ter, 328 E. Seventh St., 10 a.m. Refreshments served. For res$20 members, $25 nonmem- ervations, phone 360-460-7131 or 360-565-1139. bers. Walk-ins are welcome. Dance lessons by appointment — Phone Carol Hathaway at 360-460-3836 or e-mail carolha@olypen.com.

Guided walking tour — Historic downtown buildings, an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360-452-2363, ext. 0.

Al-Anon — St. Columbine Room, Queen of Angels Church, 209 W. 11th St., 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Live music — Good Medicine Band, The Junction, 242701 U.S. Highway 101. 6:30 p.m. No cover.

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Knit, crochet and spin — All ages and skill levels, Veela Cafe, 133 E. First St., 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sacred meditation healing — Unity in the Olympics Church, 2917 E. Myrtle St., 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register, phone 360-457-3981. Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics health clinic — 909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free for patients with no insurance or access to health care. For appointment, phone 360-457-4431. Tai chi class — Ginger and Ginseng, 1012 W. 15th St., 6:30 p.m. $12 per class or $10 for three or more classes. No experience necessary, wear loose comfortable clothing. Phone 360-808-5605. Olympic Peninsula Entrepreneurs Network — Coldwell Banker Uptown Realty, 1115 E. Front St., 6:30 p.m. Inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs of all ages welcome. Members can share resources and talent. Phone Tim Riley at 360460-4655. Christmas Light Tours — See entry under Today. Bariatric surgery support group — Terrace Apartments, 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone 360-457-1456.

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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 Sequim Senior Softball — 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or Co-ed recreational league. e-mail sue@nwmaritime.org. Carrie Blake Park, 9:30 a.m. for practice and pickup games. Trivia night — One to four Phone John Zervos at 360- players per team, $8 per team. 681-2587. Winner takes all. Sign up begins at 6:45 p.m. Game at Banana Belt Kelly — See 7:15 p.m. Hosted by Corey entry under Today. Knudson. Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St. Phone 360-385Parent connections — First Department, Olympic Medical 1530. Center medical services build- Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10 ing, 840 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to a.m. Phone 360-461-9992. “Seven Poor Travellers” — noon. Adapted and performed by Spanish class — Prairie Charlie Bethel. Key City PlayFree karate lessons — Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. house, 419 Washington St., 7 Ideal for people fighting cancer Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681- p.m. Tickets $15 general and encouraged by medical provid- 0226. $10 students available at www. ers to seek physical activity. key c i t y p u bl i c t h e a t r e . o r g / Chess Club — Dungeness tickets.htm or Quimper Sound, Kathrin J. Sumpter at Sequim Martial Arts, 452 Riverview Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. 230 Taylor St. For more inforDrive, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Sequim Ave. 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 mation, phone 360-385-7396 Space limited. For reserva- p.m. Bring clocks, sets and or visit www.keycitypublic tions, phone 360-683-4799. boards. All are welcome. Phone theatre.org. 360-681-8481. Banana Belt Kelly — Home Stand-up comedy show — and garden decor, jewelry, Health clinic — Free medi- Comedians Derek Sheen, Solsoaps, lotions and more. 481 cal services for uninsured or omon Georgio and Mike Riverside Road, 10 a.m. to 3 under-insured, Dungeness Val- Drucker. The Upstage, 923 p.m. Phone 360-582-0339. ley Health & Wellness Clinic, Washington St., 8 p.m. Cover is 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 $10. Sequim Museum & Arts p.m.. Phone 360-582-0218. Center — “Small Works Art Thursday Show” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 Family Caregivers support a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360JeffCom 9-1-1 administragroup — 411 W. Washington 683-8110. St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Phone tive board — Port Ludlow Fire Hall, 7650 Oak Bay Road, Port Kids crafts — First Teacher, Carolyn Lindley, 360-417Ludlow, 8:30 a.m. Phone Kathy 220 W. Alder St., 10:30 a.m. 8554. Young at 360-385-3831, ext. Phone 360-582-3428. 588, e-mail kyoung@jcpsn.us Meditation class — 92 or visit www.jeffcom911.org. Intuition workshop — Plain Jane Lane, 6 p.m. Admis“Introduction to Intuitive Devel- sion by donation. Port Townsend Aero opment,” Center of Infinite Museum — See entry under Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 11 Gamblers Anonymous — a.m. to 1 p.m. Kristine Walsh, Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Today. metaphysician and facilitator. Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360Chimacum TOPS 1393 — Phone at 360-582-0083. 460-9662. Evergreen Coho Resort Club House, 2481 Anderson Lake Sequim Open Aire Market Food Addicts in Recovery Road, Chimacum, 9 a.m. Visi— Sequim Avenue and Washington Street, Noon to 4 p.m. Anonymous — Calvary Cha- tors welcome. Phone 360-765E-mail manager@sequim pel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 7 p.m. 3164. market.com or phone 360-460- Phone 360-452-1050 or visit East Jefferson County www.foodaddicts.org. 2668. Senior Co-ed Softball — H.J. Italian class — Prairie Port Townsend and Carroll Park, 1000 Rhody Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to noon. Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. to men 50 and older and Jefferson County Open Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681women 45 and older. Phone 0226. 360-437-5053 or 360-437-2672 Today or 360-379-5443. Creative living workshop Port Townsend Aero — “Who Are You Now? CreatPuget Sound Coast Artiling the Life You Always Intended Museum — Jefferson County lery Museum — See entry to Live!” Center of Infinite International Airport, 195 Air- under Today. Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 2 port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. p.m. to 4 p.m. Kristine Walsh, Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Jefferson County Historimetaphysician and facilitator. for seniors, $6 for children ages cal Museum and shop — See 7-12. Free for children younger For preregistration, phone 360than 6. Features vintage air- entry under Today. 582-0083. craft and aviation art. Rotary Club of East Jefferson County — Tri-Area Good News Club — Ages 5 Puget Sound Coast Artil- Community Center, 10 West through 12. Greywolf Elemenlery Museum — Fort Worden Valley Road, Chimacum 11:45 tary room 136, 171 Carlsborg Road, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch meeting, Phone 360-683-9176 or visit Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for salad $7, meal $10. Phone Ray children 6 to 12; free for chil- Serebrin 360-385-6544 or visit www.cefop.us. dren 5 and younger. Exhibits www.clubrunner.ca/Por tal/ Open mic — Kelly Thomas interpret the Harbor Defenses Home.aspx?cid=705. and Victor Reventlow host. The of Puget Sound and the Strait Northwest Maritime CenBuzz Cafe, 128 N. Sequim of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360Ave., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ ter tour — See entry under Today. Music, comedy, poetry and olypen.com. dance. Phone 360-681-5455. Jefferson County HistoriDouble-deck pinochle — cal Museum and shop — 540 Couples and singles. 6:30 p.m. Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone Brenda Holton at 360- Admission: $4 for adults; $1 for 452-5754 for location and more children 3 to 12; free to historiinformation. cal society members. Exhibits Juan de Fuca Freethinkers include “Jefferson County’s — Sequim Library, 630 N. Maritime Heritage,” “James Sequim Ave., 7 p.m. Phone Swan and the Native Americans” and “The Chinese in 360-683-5648. Early Port Townsend.” Phone 360-385-1003 or visit www. Thursday jchsmuseum.org. By Bushwhacker Bob Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain I love power. Kiwanis Club of Port Jane Lane, 6 a.m. Phone 206321-1718 or visit www. Townsend — Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets, sequimyoga.com. The Power to Choose. noon. For more information, Strength and toning exer- phone Ken Brink at 360-385It’s the best part of being cise class — Sequim Com- 1327.

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