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Heftier riders reduce state ferry capacities BY DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SEATTLE â€” The state ferry service isnâ€™t going to start turning away hefty passengers, but it has had to reduce the capacity of some boats in the nationâ€™s largest ferry system because people have been packing on the pounds. Coast Guard vessel stability
rules that took effect nationwide Dec. 1 raised the estimated weight of the average adult passenger to 185 pounds from the previous 160 pounds, based on population information from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That has resulted in a reduced capacity for some of the Washington State Ferry
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systemâ€™s boats. The change doesnâ€™t affect the Salish, which can carry 750 passengers as it plies the route between Port Townsend and Coupeville on Whidbey Island, or any other vessels in the Kwa-di Tabil class, said Marta Coursey, Washington State Ferries spokeswoman. TURN
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THE NEW COAST GUARD vessel stability rules have no effect on the capacity of the privately owned MV Coho, said the Port Angeles district manager for Black Ball Ferry Line. â€œWe had our stability numbers recalculated, and it was found that the new USCG stability rules will not effect our passenger capacity of 1,000,â€? said Rian Anderson in an email. The Coho plies the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca year-round between Port Angeles and Victoria several times daily, depending on the season. It leaves Port Angeles from the Black Ball ferry terminal at Railroad Avenue and Laurel Street. For more information, phone 360-457-4491 or see www. cohoferry.com. Peninsula Daily News
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Adventuress hauled out next month to finish restoration for centennial
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New state law allows incentive investments in revitalization efforts BY CHARLIE BERMANT PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
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PORT TOWNSEND â€” When the schooner Adventuress returns to Port Townsend on Jan. 9, it will begin the fourth phase of a restoration program that will lead up to its 2013 centennial. â€œThis will be a yearlong celebration,â€? said Joshua Berger of Port Townsend, one of the tall shipâ€™s two sailing captains. â€œAfter this year, there will be ongoing maintenance operations, but we will be finished with the major restorative work that will prepare the Adventuress for another 50 years.â€? The Adventuress was built in 1913 by John Borden with the purpose of sailing to Alaska but was sold to the Port of San Francisco as a pilot ship a year later. It was sold again in 1952 and moved to the Pacific Northwest. It has been used for instructional purposes since,with the nonprofit Sound Experience, based in Port Townsend, operating the Adventuress since 1989. TURN
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PORT TOWNSEND â€” Downtown merchants have an opportunity to apply donations to the Port Townsend Main Street Program to their 2012 business and occupation tax. The opportunity is available to anyone who pays the tax, generally known as B&O tax, and the deadline for contributions is Dec. 31. In 2005, the Port Townsend Main Street program worked with other revitalization programs across the state to introduce and help pass legislation creating a state B&O Tax Credit Incentive Program for businesses investing in local downtown revitalization programs. This year $1.5 million in tax credits is available statewide. The Port Townsend Main Street Program can receive up to $133,333 in contributions. Port Townsend Main Street Executive Director Mari Mullen said that businesses benefit in two ways, 75 percent of the donation is returned as B&O tax credits in 2012 and the entire contribution may qualify as a 501(c)(3) charitable deduction on businessesâ€™ 2011 federal income tax return. TURN
RSVPs float in for rides at balloon fest BY JEFF CHEW PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
SEQUIM â€” Reservations were slowly floating in Tuesday and Wednesday from those who want to fly in a balloon at the first Sequim Balloon Festival on Sept. 1-3 next year. The price: $250 a person, with up to three aboard per flight. A three-payment plan is available if passengers preferring to do that before liftoff. As of noon Wednesday, 12 had signed up. â€œWhoever registers up first gets to fly, because there are going to be a limited number of spots and that
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reduces the numbers considerably,â€? said Randall Tomaras, the festivalâ€™s executive director. Tomaras opened reservations at 9 a.m. Tuesday in a conference room at the Holiday Inn Express and Conference Center, 1441 E. Washington St., in Sequim. He had taken 10 reservations by phone and walk-in three hours later. Tomaras has planned firstcome, first-serve reservations for about 90 people to ride in about 15 balloons over three days, but it all depends on the number of balloons showing up for the latesummer event. TURN
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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press
Messing splits from husband IT’S BOUND TO be a bittersweet holiday season for Debra Messing. After a decade together, the “Will and Grace” star, 43, and husband Daniel Zelman have Messing called it quits, they told Us Weekly in an exclusive statement. “Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman privately separated earlier this year after a 10-year marriage,” Messing’s representative told Us. Messing and actor/TV producer Zelman, 44, met years ago as students at New York University, married in 2000 and share a 7-year-old son, Roman. Explains the representative of the separation: “The decision was mutual, and they remain supportive of
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Comedian Jason Segel, right, and Kermit the Frog speak to audience during the premiere of the movie “The Muppets” in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. one another and committed to raising their son as a family.” Messing, who next stars in buzzed-about NBC series “Smash,” out in February, Zelman and their little boy recently relocated to New York and remain liv-
ing under one roof, according to a source close to the pair. “They have been separated the better part of the year but continue to live together in New York for Roman,” explained the source. “It’s very amicable.”
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NORMAN KRIM, 98, an electronics visionary who played a pivotal role in the industry’s transition from the bulky electron vacuum tube, which once lined the innards of radios and televisions, to the tiny, far more powerful transistor, died Dec. 14 in a retirement home in Newton, Mass. The cause was congestive heart failure, his son, Robert, said. Mr. Krim, who made Mr. Krim several breakthroughs in a long career with the Raytheon Co. and who had an early hand in the growth of the RadioShack chain, did not invent the transistor, but he saw the device’s potential and persuaded his company to begin manufacturing it on a mass scale, particularly for use in miniaturized hearing aids he had designed. Like the old tube, a transistor is a semiconductor that amplifies audio signals.
Passings As Time magazine wrote in 1953: “This little device, a single speck of germanium, is smaller than a paper clip and works perfectly at onetenth the power needed by the smallest vacuum tube. Today, much of Raytheon’s transistor output goes to America’s hearing aid industry.”
________ J. LYNN HELMS, 86, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration who carried out President Reagan’s order to fire more than 11,000 striking air traffic controllers and oversaw efforts to keep airlines flying during the crisis, has died. He died Dec. 11 of cardiopulmonary failure at his home in Westport, Conn., a family spokesman said. Mr. Helms had a reputation as a decisive, technically brilliant aviation industry executive who led a number of companies out of financial straits, including Piper Aircraft, which he ran for six years. Several months into his tenure in August 1981,
more than 12,000 members of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, known as PATCO, walked off the job after contract negotiations stalled over the union’s call for a reduced workweek and higher pay. After receiving assurances from Mr. Helms that a strike could be managed, Reagan declared the walkout illegal and warned that any workers who did not return to their jobs within 48 hours would be fired. The majority of controllers remained on strike and lost their jobs.
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Peninsula Lookback From the pages of the PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
1936 (75 years ago)
R.J. “Bob” Acheson, wellknown Northwest shipping man, is the new president and manager of Black Ball Seen Around Freight Service. He said the company Peninsula snapshots Laugh Lines will continue to handle all MOTORIST DRIVING shore freight pickups and BARBARA WALTERS EAST on First Street in deliveries in the Puget RECENTLY named her 10 Port Angeles noting the Sound area for Puget most fascinating people of message on a reader board, Sound Navigation Co. the year. “Santa rocks,” then wonThe Seattle freight comThe list included the dering if the rocks would pany maintains staffs in Kardashian family, Donald look good in landscaping a Port Townsend, Port Angeles and Bremerton. Trump, Simon Cowell and garden . . . Katy Perry. WANTED! “Seen Around” Is that a list of the most 1961 (50 years ago) fascinating people or a list items. Send them to PDN News A pioneer woman with a P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeof the reasons the terrorists Desk, les, WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; strong dream, Jennie hate us? or email news@peninsuladaily Campbell, died in Port Jimmy Kimmel news.com. Angeles at age 101.
She came to Port Angeles in 1901 with her four children and homesteaded a place on Blue Mountain. It was a one-room cabin in a little clearing that the family reached by two miles of trail after leaving the end of the road. With no horse or cow, Mrs. Campbell said she didn’t have much of anything except a strong dream. That dream lead to a home in Port Angeles in 1909 when her sons, Alfred and Francis, bought a mill on the Elwha River.
1986 (25 years ago) The governors of two Nicaraguan regions — the
equivalent of states or provinces — are visiting Port Townsend as part of the Jalapa-Port Townsend Sister City Association. Alejandro Guevarra, governor of Region 3, and Noel Escobar, governor of Region 4, spoke at a public meeting at the Port Townsend Community Center. The sister city association is collecting components for an electrical generator to be sent to the town of Jalapa next year. The generator will be used to help the city maintain power when electricity is disrupted by battles between federal Sandinista troops and Contra rebels.
Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS THURSDAY, Dec. 22, the 356th day of 2011. There are nine days left in the year. Winter arrives at 12:30 a.m. Eastern time. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 22, 1941, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrived in Washington for a wartime conference with President Franklin D. Roosevelt. 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 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. ■ In 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Brig. 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, N.Y., subway, claiming they were about to rob him. ■ In 1991, the body of Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins, an American hostage slain by his terrorist captors, was found dumped along a highway in Lebanon.
■ Ten years ago: Richard C. Reid, a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes but was subdued by flight attendants and fellow passengers. Reid, who later pleaded guilty, is serving a life sentence in federal prison. ■ Five years ago: Rape charges were dropped against three Duke University lacrosse players, but kidnapping and sexual offense charges remained. Those charges were later dropped as well. ■ One year ago: President Barack Obama signed a law allowing gays for the first time in history to serve openly in America’s military.
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A3 Briefly: Nation Guilty plea told in eight-state Ponzi scheme SANTA FE, N.M. — A former Albuquerque real estate executive pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges and agreed to serve up to 12 years in prison to settle charges he ran a Ponzi scheme that swindled nearly $75 million out of investors in at least eight states. Doug Vaughan entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Santa Fe to charges of mail and wire fraud. Chief Judge Bruce Black will determine the final sentence later, but the plea agreement calls for a minimum of 10 years and potentially up to 12 years. The 64-year-old Vaughan agreed to pay a fine of up to $250,000, as well as restitution ordered by the court. He will forfeit a house in Las Vegas, Nev., and the proceeds from personal property auctioned earlier this year. The plea agreement settled a 30-count indictment, which could have meant up to life in prison for Vaughan had he been convicted on all charges and given maximum sentences, according to his attorney, Amy Sirignano. Prosecutors say Vaughan swindled 600 investors in at least eight states, with victims in New Mexico, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia and Colorado.
Daggers in flier’s book WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration said officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Reagan-Washington National Airport. A TSA spokesman said a passenger was stopped Monday when officers found the knives in the person’s carry-on bag. The daggers measured just over a half-foot long and were hidden in the hard-cover book. The passenger was flying to Chicago and surrendered the knives and book. The TSA has the authority to fine passengers who bring deadly weapons into the airport checkpoint. It was not known if this was done in this case.
Cutter delivers fuel JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is enlisting its only functioning ice breaker to help with the delivery of fuel to Nome. The city on Alaska’s western coastline is iced-in and facing a winter fuel shortage because a massive storm prevented a fuel delivery by barge this fall. The plan is for an Russian tanker to deliver 1.5 million gallons of petroleum products to Nome in early January. The Coast Guard said it will have the cutter Healy break ice along the nearly 300-mile route from the ice edge to Nome. The Seattle-based Healy’s mission has been extended a month for this. The Associated Press
Briefly: World Activists claim Syria troops kill 100 in village BEIRUT — Government forces surrounded residents of a restive Syrian village in a valley and killed all those trapped inside — more than 100 people — in a barrage of rockets, tank shells, bombs and gunfire that lasted for hours, a witness and two activist groups said Wednesday. The attack Tuesday pushed the death toll for two days of violence across Syria to more than 200. It was one of the deadliest single events of the entire ninemonth uprising against President Bashar Assad’s authoritarian rule. The offensive targeted the village of Kfar Owaid, about 30 miles from the northern border with Turkey. Syrian officials have not commented on the allegations.
held captive by Gaza’s militant Hamas group. Muna, a 35-year-old West Bank woman, was serving a life sentence for using an Internet promise of romance to lure 16-year-old Ophir Rahum to the West Bank, where he was killed by waiting militants. Her mother, Samira, insists her daughter never intended for her victim to be killed. Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev said Israel was disappointed that Abbas chose to meet Muna, whom he called a “terrorist temptress” whose “internet trap led to the brutal murder of an innocent Israeli teen.”
Polish troops killed
KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb shattered an armored vehicle in a NATO convoy in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing five Polish soldiers — the deadliest single attack on Poland’s military in the war-torn country. Polish spokesman Jacek Sonta said in Warsaw that the soldiers were headed to Rawza, Meeting infuriates in eastern Ghazni province, JERUSALEM — Israel is furious at Palestinian President when their vehicle struck the bomb. Mahmoud Abbas for meeting The Taliban immediately Wednesday with a Palestinian claimed responsibility for the woman who infamously lured an attack in a text message to jourIsraeli teen to the West Bank in nalists. Taliban spokesman Zabi2001, where he was murdered by ullah Mujahid said “a Polish Palestinians. tank” was blown up and all its Abbas met Amna Muna in occupants were killed. Turkey, along with 10 other forSo far this year, 532 NATO mer prisoners who were released service members have been and banished there as part of a killed in Afghanistan. deal that freed an Israeli soldier The Associated Press
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Brittany Staten, left, of Durham, N.C., and Rachel Prestage of Water Valley, Miss., spend some time with Santa and Mrs. Claus as the annual Army Exodus begins at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Wednesday. Thousands of soldiers training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., swarmed the airport as they headed home on their annual holiday leaves.
FAA issues rules to keep tired pilots out of cockpit THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — Rules aimed at preventing airline pilots from flying while dangerously fatigued were issued Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration, a move safety advocates have been urging for more than two decades. The rules update current pilot work schedule regulations, which largely date back to the 1960s, to reflect studies on how much time pilots need for rest and an understanding of how travel through time zones and the human body clock’s response to light and darkness can affect performance. Carriers have two years to adapt to the new rules. The FAA estimated the cost to industry at $297 million over 10 years, a fraction of the $2 billion a year that an airline trade association had estimated a draft pro-
posal released by FAA over a year ago would cost. The airline industry had opposed the draft rule as too costly for the safety benefits it would achieve. But FAA officials made substantial changes to the final rule to lower the cost. The new rules come nearly three years after the deadly crash of a regional airliner flown by two exhausted pilots. The rules would limit the maximum number of hours a pilot can be scheduled to be on duty — including wait time before flights and administrative duties — to between nine and 14 hours. The total depends on the time of day pilots begin their first flight and the number of time zones crossed. The maximum amount of time pilots can be scheduled to fly is limited to eight or nine hours, and
pilots would get a minimum of 10 hours to rest between duty periods, a two-hour increase over the old rules. Pilots flying overnight would be allowed fewer hours than pilots flying during the day. But cargo carriers — who do much of their flying overnight when people naturally crave sleep — are exempted from the new rules. The FAA said forcing cargo carriers to reduce the number of hours their pilots can fly would be too costly compared to the safety benefits. Imposing the rules on cargo airlines like Federal Express or United Parcel Service would have added another $214 million to the cost, FAA officials said. The exemption for cargo carriers runs counter to the FAA’s goal of “one level of safety” across the aviation industry.
Chinese-American soldier’s suicide attributed to hazing THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — Even before the Army sent him to Afghanistan, supporters say, Pvt. Daniel Chen was fighting a personal war. Fellow soldiers at a base in Georgia teased him about his Chinese name, crying out “Chen!” in an exaggerated Asian accent. They called him “Jackie Chen,” a reference to the Hollywood action star Jackie Chan. People would ask him repeatedly if he was Chinese, even though he was a native New Yorker. At one point Chen wrote in his diary that he was running out of jokes to respond with. Then he was sent overseas, and
the hazing began: Soldiers dragged him across a floor, pelted him with stones and forced him to hold liquid in his mouth while hanging upside down, according to diary entries and other accounts cited by a community activist. On Oct. 3, the 19-year-old Chen was found dead in a guardhouse in Afghanistan with what the Army said was apparently a self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Wednesday, the Army announced charges against eight soldiers in his death, saying Chen was a victim of illegal hazing. Five of those accused were charged with involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide. The alleged offenses also
included maltreatment, assault and threats. Chen was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The military would not discuss the exact circumstances surrounding Chen’s death. But family members and community activists said they suspect the bullying may have driven him to suicide. Activists said Chen’s case has highlighted the military’s poor treatment of Asian-Americans, who remain a tiny percentage of new recruits even as the percentage of blacks, Hispanics, women and other groups has grown.
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Nation: Christmas mail arrives 1 year, 6 days later
Nation: Santa puffs on hookah at Pa. smokeshop
Nation: ‘Joe Schmo’ not up to caring for ‘Lambo’
Space: Spacecraft sends up-close asteroid pictures
THE PACKAGE MARY Beth Mauldin mailed last December finally arrived in Florida on Dec. 16 — one year and six days after it was mailed from Greenbrier, Ark. Mauldin visited the post office numerous times over the past year to try to track the package, which contained a gift card and a flannel nightgown for her mother, Mary Lou Shelton. Post office officials apologized, and said they aren’t sure what caused the delay. Shelton got more holiday cheer when her daughter’s Christmas card arrived Monday, three days after it was mailed from Arkansas.
A NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA tobacco shop is turning the image of the jovial, pipe-smoking Santa on its head by having Saint Nick huff on a hookah. Up In Smoke store manager Sue Stoyer said customer reaction to the display has been mixed. But she notes many early depictions of Santa Claus have him puffing on a pipe. The tiny town’s holiday parade earlier this month made the window a source of both amusement and scorn. But Stoyer shrugs off any criticism. Santa’s history as a smoker is on the shop’s side, she said.
A UTAH TRUCK driver who won a $380,000 Lamborghini in a convenience store contest crashed the sports car six hours after he got it, and he now plans to sell the convertible because he can’t afford the insurance or taxes. David Dopp, 34, won the roadster in a “Joe Schmo to Lambo” contest. Dopp said the damage “isn’t super bad” — a punctured oil pan, a few dents and scratches. The father of six said he couldn’t afford to pay taxes on the car or the insurance, which runs $3,500 every six months. “That’s why rich people own them,” he said. “The poor people like me don’t.”
NASA’S DAWN SPACECRAFT has snapped more than 10,000 pictures of the asteroid Vesta since it slipped into orbit around the giant space rock last summer. The views were taken from a distance away — until now. On Wednesday, the space agency released new images of the hummocky surface as Dawn circled from an average altitude of 130 miles above the surface — the closest it’ll get. From this low orbit, scientists can count numerous small impact craters and see textured grooves and outcrops in sharp detail.
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Downtown: 14 Park re-examines Spruce Railroad merchants join trail plans after facing opposition tion from the Peninsula Trails Coalition, the Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council who said the trail should be wider and use an alternative route to avoid the steep, 18 percent grade. Barb Maynes, park spokeswoman, said solutions to those concerns could be considered among the new alternatives.
BY TOM CALLIS CONTINUED FROM A1 national nonprofit network that supports and promotes “This is a way to make historical commercial dissure that the money paid tricts. Anyone who pays B&O for B&O tax stays in the community,” Mullen said. taxes in Washington State “It helps keep the dollars can participate in the incenhere and supports what we tive program. do for the support and presThose wishing to particiervation of our Downtown pate need to sign up to e-file and Uptown shopping dis- with the Washington State tricts.” Department of Revenue at Mullen said that 14 mer- www.dor.wa.gov, then select chants have signed on so List of Services, then Apply far. for Main Street Tax Credit, “This is a great way to support Main Street with- and Get Started before out costing us very much,” selecting the Port Townsend said Elevated Ice Cream Main Street Program as the recipient and entering a bookkeeper Marge Roark. contribution amount. For more information For civic programs about the program, contact “The money gets used in Tiffany Volkman at the our civic enrichment pro- state Department of Revegrams.” nue at 360-902-7126 or Roark said the store firstname.lastname@example.org. made a $600 contribution For more information that — with all of the about Port Townsend Main deductions — in the end Street, phone 360-385-7911. cost only $57. This is the third year that Elevated Ice Cream has participated in the program, Roark said. The Port Townsend Main Street Program is part of a
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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Olympic National Park is going back to the drawing board for plans to extend the Olympic Discovery Trail along Lake Crescent. The park announced Wednesday it will create a new environmental assessment to replace the one in development after reviewing 143 comments, many of which voiced concern over safety and wheelchair access. “Members of the public brought up important issues, particularly surrounding accessibility, safety and visitor experience, and we will fully examine and analyze them as we develop the revised EA,” park Superintendent Karen Gustin said in a written statement. A new 30-day public comment period also will be held, though dates have not been selected. The park was considering plans to construct the 3.5-mile segment along the former Spruce Railroad grade at 6 feet wide, rather than the 8 feet typically
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seen along the trail system, in order to preserve the original railroad ballast. That would mean a portion of the former railroad
would be too steep for wheelchairs to avoid cutting down trees and disturbing soil near the lake. That prompted opposi-
But the park has made no decisions, she said, as to what the trail will look like, and whether proposals made by the county and trails coalition will be adopted. “I know people are eager for a decision . . . we’re examining a full range of alternatives,” Maynes said. “We got to do it right and make sure we are making a decision based on as much information as we can get.” Andy Stevenson, trails coalition vice president, said he views the announcement as a “very positive outcome” but added he is still somewhat skeptical that the new process will resolve the coalition’s concerns.
Ferries: Smaller charter vessel may be affected CONTINUED FROM A1 has complied with the new stability rules by simply The change does apply to reducing the listed capacity some larger ferries, such as of some of its vessels, Coast the Evergreen State and Til- Guard Lt. Eric Young said Wednesday. likum, she said. “That has effectively And the Coast Guard reduced the amount of passaid smaller charter fishing sengers by about 250 pasvessels could be affected. sengers or so depending on During the past 20 years, the particular ferry,” said there has been a dramatic Young, who is based in increase in obesity in the Seattle. United States and about “They generally carry one-third of American about 2,000, so it’s down to adults are now considered 1,750 now.” obese, the CDC says on its With that many passenwebsite. gers, the ferry wouldn’t tip The state ferry system over even if everyone ran to
the side at the same time to look at a pod of orcas, he said. The reduced passenger capacity is unlikely to have much practical effect on the spacious ferries, Coursey said. The ferries often fill up with vehicles, but the number of passengers, especially walk-ons is seldom a problem, she said. The new stability rules may have a bigger impact on the smaller charter fishing boats, such as those that take anglers fishing out of the Pacific Ocean ports of
Westport and Ilwaco, Young said. Any vessel that carries more than six paying customers has to be inspected and certified by the Coast Guard as a passenger vessel.
23 ferries The state operates 23 white and green vessels on 10 routes across Puget Sound and through the San Juan Islands to British Columbia. Carrying more than 22 million passengers a year,
it’s the biggest ferry system in the United States and one of the four largest in the world, Coursey said. The ferries themselves could be contributing to passenger girth. The galleys cater to customers looking for fast food they can eat while looking out the windows at the scenery and seagulls. Calorie counters typically aren’t buying the hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken strips. “We do serve light beer,” said Peggy Wilkes who has worked 20 years for the food
concessionaire, Olympic Cascade Services, which serves food and drinks on 12 of the state ferries. News reports of overloaded ferries sinking in other parts of the world are sometimes a topic of discussion, she said. “I think it’s cool the Coast Guard is keeping up on that,” she said. “Not that we overload them. A couple of times, like for a Seahawks game, we’ve had to cut off passengers and had to leave them at the dock.”
Ship: Centennial renovation effort began in ’10 CONTINUED FROM A1 reframing of the bow area on the starboard side from In recent years, an aver- the stem aft to the new age of 5,000 people annu- frames installed in 2005ally have participated in 2006 and building new sailing programs, with that sails. Additionally, it included many again visiting the removing and inspecting ship in port. “We are a working ves- the transom, replacing the sel,” Berger said. “We are rim timber, the aft section of the horn timber, the starnot just a museum piece. “We have a mission as a board quarter fashion piece school ship ,and help to and associated planking keep the ship’s tradition and covering boards. The fourth phase of the alive and exciting.” The centennial renova- reconstruction includes tion program began in early replacing the ship’s tail 2010 with its first phase shaft and forward mast. The renovation has cost which included giving the boat a new fore chain plate, about $600,000 so far, with $300,000 or a new stem, new forecastle, another or fo’c’sle, bunks and a new $400,000 needed, although anchor and headrig configu- “we are still determining how much we can accomration. Phases two and three, plish, how much it will cost taking place between and how much we can November 2010 and March raise,” Berger said. 2011, included the topside He said that fundraising
is more difficult in a slow economy, but that the vessel has built a number of partnerships that keep the money coming in. That the Adventuress placed first in a 2010 historical preservation contest sponsored by American Express gave the vessel a considerable financial and perceptual boost. “My vision is that, when you walk into any convenience store in the Puget Sound area, you will see four pictures, Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, Mount Ranier and the Adventuress,” he said. “We used to call ourselves Puget Sound’s best kept secret, but we aren’t a secret anymore,” he added. Aside from its educational benefits, the Adventuress gives Port Townsend an economic boost, having
brought more than $500,000 a year into the local economy for the past several years, said Sound Experience Executive Director Catherine Collins.
Restoration techniques While there are slight improvements in materials and techniques, wooden boat restoration is pretty much the same as it has been for the last 100 years, said Haven Boatworks owner Stephen Gale. “Many of the people working on this are generalists,” he said. “They can do a variety of things, but it is very specialized as it pertains to wooden boats.” “You are trying to put something together that was first built 100 years ago and all the pieces are interconnected and rely on each
other,” he explained. “You actually find clues about how it was done before, layout directions and pencil lines on the wood. “It’s very complex. It’s a bit of a puzzle finding out how to put it all together.” The renovation strives for integrity and authenticity but sometimes uses more modern materials, such as Dacron instead of cotton sails and fiberglass arts. “We replaced the rudder tube with fiberglass,” Gale said. “It’s hidden away where no one can see but some of the traditionalists may have a hard time with that. “Mostly we are dealing with something that was built 100 years ago, and there are methods you are stuck with.” Berger said the Adven-
turess has integrated itself into the community, sponsoring one “volunteer weekend” each month during the winter where 30 people donate their time to “scrape, scrub, varnish and sand” the vessel wherever needed. Berger said that people participate from around Puget Sound. Those who are not local sleep and eat on the boat — even when it is out of the water. “We have partnerships wherever we go and there are lots of ways for people to get involved,” Berger said. For more information or to volunteer, phone 360379-0438 or go to http:// www.soundexp.org/.
________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or charlie.bermant@ peninsuladailynews.com.
Balloon: 20 rides, crews expected for first fest CONTINUED FROM A1 at Taylor Cutoff Road, was the first one through the “The whole purpose of door Tuesday to reserve a getting an early sign-up is place on a balloon. His family chipped in for to get more balloons,” Tomaras said, adding it helps his flights, he said, giving defray the balloonists’ him an early Christmas expenses. gift. He expects up to 20 bal“I just want to see loons and their crews will Sequim from on high show up for the first festival because I’ve never been at the 40-acre site on pas- over Sequim before,” he ture land owned by Fred said. Grant across East Washington Street from the hotel. Worthwhile Balloon riders, who will Dupont said he believes float at about 1,500 feet depending on wind behav- the festival, its balloon rides ior, could have an expansive and several other related view of the Dungeness Val- events was worthwhile ley from the Olympic Moun- “because what it is going to tains to the Strait of Juan do for Sequim. “It’s going to being more de Fuca, depending on air people here.” quality. “I’m trying to get other Randy Dupont, owner of Hardy’s Market at North people to ride with me, but I Sequim Avenue and Old can’t find anyone brave Olympic Highway and enough to go up,” Dupont another store in Carlsborg added.
Tomaras, on the festival’s Web site, www.sequim balloonfestival.com, explained how balloon rides and balloon tethers will work for the Sequim Balloon Festival. “We have no doubt that balloon rides will sell out, so if you are interested sign up now,” Tomaras said. “To be fair we will take people on a first come first serve basis. The balloons will fly three mornings, weather permitting, and usually only go up early before the temperature heats up and the winds become unpredictable, he said. Most balloons hold three people and a pilot. All the pilots will be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, Tomaras said, and must have a required number of hours before they can take pas-
sengers on rides. For the safety of the passengers, balloons will not go up if it is raining or windy, he said, which is why the festival was planned for September, which is normally the driest and most windless time of year. Tomaras drives home the point that in the past 31 years there have only been two days that it rained and two days that the wind has blown more than 12 miles per hour in September. If balloons do not go up, people will receive a full refund, he said. The expense of ballooning is another factor in the cost per flight, he said. A four-person balloon starts at $30,000. The more colors and design a balloon has, the more expensive it is. Balloons with unique shapes are far more expen-
sive, he said. The cost of chase vehicles and the trailers can run up to $70,000. All balloonists that take people up for rides carry insurance that cost $1,000 a year per balloon. Then there is the propane fuel, which can run up to $150 a run. Since there are not many balloons, most balloonists travel a long distance to get to a festival. Gasoline and other expenses can cost $300 to 1,000 for a round trip. A balloon is good for 500 to 600 hours of flying time. Most balloon festivals do not offer rides because it increases the festival insurance, Tomaras said. “I say all this because most people ask me why do balloon rides cost $250 per person,” he said. “The truth is balloonists
love their sport and they love to share and while you may be paying $250 for a lifetime experience, you are being partly subsidized by the balloonist, their sponsor, and the Sequim Balloon Festival.” Sponsors of each balloon pay $1,500. “It is some of the best advertising they can possibly have because so many pictures are taken and people talk about the event forever,” Tomaras said. A festival volunteers meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Holiday Inn conference center. Reservations can be made by emailing Sequim BalloonFestival@gmail.com or calling 360-461-2202.
________ Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew can be reached at 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ peninsuladailynews.com.
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OlyCap names director to serve for year ‘An opportunity to see if it’s a good fit,’ new leader says BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Janet Anderson, the chief operating officer of Olympic Community Action Programs, is succeeding Executive Director Tim Hockett on an interim — but potentially permanent — basis. Anderson, a 22-year OlyCAP employee, was named interim director by the nonprofit organization’s board of directors last week and will continue as its chief operations officer, according to a statement released Tuesday by Human Resources Director Betsi Farrell. Anderson “brings a wealth of experience to this position” but eventually will delegate some of her opera-
tions officer duties, the statement said. Hockett announced Dec. 9 that he is resigning effective Dec. 31, though his last day on the job with OlyCAP, which administers low-income programs in Clallam and Jefferson counties, was Friday. Anderson, 59, of Marrowstone Island, said Wednesday she and the board agreed she would head the organization for a year before deciding whether to apply for the executive director position on a permanent basis. “It’s a year time period to make sure there is sufficient time to get in there and see the effects of my efforts,” said Anderson, who began working at OlyCAP in 1989 as a grant writer.
“What I would say is, this is clearly not a short-term commitment, my taking on this interim Anderson role,” she added. “I don’t think you work 20-plus years at Community Action without having a real strong commitment and passion for services for members in your community. I certainly do have that.” The board is still formalizing her $82,000-a-year contract, an increase of $12,000 over her present salary, she said Wednesday.
‘Challenging time’ “It’s a very challenging time for nonprofits and for community action agencies, and I think the board certainly wants a commitment
for whomever they put in that role, and I am willing to make that a firm commitment for a year,” she said. “That gives them and me an opportunity to see if it’s a good fit. “It’s not a requirement to make it beyond that at this point.” Anderson has been working out of OlyCAP’s Port Townsend office and will continue to do so but will make frequent trips throughout Jefferson and Clallam counties, including Port Angeles, where Hockett lived.
agency that is trying to serve the needy with fewer grants and less government funding. Hockett’s hiring in 1989 coincided with OlyCAP’s first year of partnership with the Peninsula Daily News’ annual Peninsula Home Fund drive, which began Thanksgiving and ends New Year’s Eve. The Home Fund generated $248,267 that OlyCAP distributed to low-income residents in 2010, a record. OlyCAP serves 11,000 individuals and households annually, Hockett said in an earlier interview.
Hockett resignation When he announced his resignation, Hockett said he never fully came back from a year of treatment after being diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003. He also cited stress as a major reason for his departure and the “frustration” of directing a social services
keep close watch on the budget and the flow of grants and government funding. “Internal monitoring will extend up to the board as far as them getting updates in real, targeted ways,” she said. The stresses of holding both jobs will be “a real challenge,” Anderson added. “For me, it certainly is helpful to feel like I have a team of folks at work that can communicate pretty directly and clearly so you are not isolated and manage it on your own,” she said. “I feel very fortunate.” In addition, “I find I rest a lot on the weekends,” Anderson added, spending time with her husband, Michael Bowe, 62. The couple has a daughter, Sophia, in college.
But its staff shrank from 268 in January to 201 as of the beginning of December, and the budget dwindled ________ from $12.4 million in 2009 to a projected $9.4 million Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb in 2012 — an anticipated 24 can be reached at 360-417-3536 percent drop in two years. or at paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily Anderson said she will news.com.
PA council approves city wireless project Police, fire chiefs biggest supporters BY TOM CALLIS PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Get ready to plug in. Well, sort of. The Port Angeles City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday evening to a $3.7 million project that will turn the city into one large Internet hot spot, allowing residents and visitors to connect to the Web wirelessly from anywhere in town. The project, funded with the help of $2.6 million in federal stimulus funds, is expected to be completed mid-2013, but customers should be able to begin tapping in by September, said Craig Johnson, vice president of Capacity Provisioning Inc., which will install and maintain the network.
Better connected Johnson said the network will make the city both better connected and, with its use by law enforcement, safer. “You’re going to be able to step outside your door and be connected through this anywhere in town,” he said. The council, which passed three agreements in 6-0 votes to approve the network, also lauded the project for its expected benefits. Councilwoman Brooke Nelson, who recently gave birth, was absent. “This is a huge step for
the city,” Mayor Dan Di Guilio said. “Not too many communities can say their entire city is a Wi-Fi hot spot.” Two of the agreements were with CPI of Port Angeles, whose fiber cables will be the backbone of the network. They include a $2.5 million installation contract and a $28,383 annual network management contract, which also includes maintenance estimated at $4,560 a year. The company is working with three subcontractors: Aruba Networks of Sunnyvale, Calif., Cascade Networks of Longview and Olympic Electric Co. of Port Angeles. The third agreement went to OlyPen, which signed a non-exclusive contract with the city to sell Internet access. It plans to charge $17.95 and $37.95 per month, depending on speed, which will range from 1.5 to 6 megabits per second. Additionally, OlyPen will provide one-hour free access every day. Access will also be free for 24 hours 12 days a year. Those days are yet to be determined.
fitted with new computer equipment to allow officers to connect to the network and essentially be able to do all of their work from their cars. The Port Angeles Fire Department will also have five of its vehicles equipped to use the network.
Lower Elwha The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, which will also receive a few wireless hot spots, will equip about eight of its police vehicles as well, said acting Police Chief Phil Charles. But connecting the vehicles to the network comes at a cost — $70 per month for each vehicle. For Port Angeles, that means an annual cost of $31,920. Gallagher said he thinks the network is worth it. The network will allow the department to eliminate use of Internet air cards, a cost of $47 per month for each vehicle. Additionally, the city will receive a share of revenue from people accessing the network. That could be as much as $72,000 a year at the start, but that depends on how many customers OlyPen receives. Chuck Beaudettee, OlyPen operations manager, said the company will charge existing cable and DSL customers $4.95 per month for wireless access on mobile devices.
Police Chief Terry Gallagher, one of the strongest proponents of the network, called the network a “giant step forward.” “I don’t know of any other project in the last 25 years that is as a significant as this to public safety and ________ our ability to deliver services to the community,” he Reporter Tom Callis can be said. reached at 360-417-3532 or at As part of the project, 33 tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. police vehicles will be out- com.
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Retiring Clallam County Fire District No. 2 Chief Jon Bugher, right, receives accolades from Port Angeles Fire Chief Dan McKeen, left, and Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio during Tuesday’s meeting of the Port Angeles City Council. Bugher was honored for providing 17 years of service as head of the district.
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Di Guilio, left, congratulates outgoing City Council member and Deputy Mayor Don Perry during Tuesday night’s meeting. Perry, who lost in the November election to Sissi Bruch, was honored for his service as council member and for serving two years as deputy mayor.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
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Holidays in harmony with areaâ€™s live music THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT is upon us â€” itâ€™s in the air, the stores â€” and in the live music this week across the Peninsula. And wait, thereâ€™s more! Youâ€™re going to get a heads up on New Yearâ€™s Eve events so you can make your plans.
Port Angeles â– Tonight at Castaways Restaurant and Night Club, 1213 Marine Drive, Jerryâ€™s Country Jam is having a special Christmas program of carols and more, including a singalong on some, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. On Friday night, the Jimmy Hoffman Band will give you that muchneeded break in your holiday preparations. Dance away to Jimmyâ€™s country rock from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. â– On Friday at Wine on the Waterfront (WOW), 115 Railroad Ave., the CornStalks return for another great night of solid rhythms, grooves and sweet harmonies with Stephanie Doenges, Paul Stehr-Green and Kim Trenerry at 8 p.m., $5. â– Tonight, Kim Tren-
â– On Wednesday at Dupuis Restaurant, erry goes 256861 U.S. Highway 101, Bob and Dave play blues John solo at with a brew and barbecue Nelson Bella from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Italia, 118 E. First St., Sequim and Blyn â– On Friday at the at 8 p.m. This is so Oasis Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washington St., the Old not TwiSidekicks play â€œGolden light. Countryâ€? at 5:30 p.m. â– On Next Wednesday, zoom Friday, in for the boomer music of Les Final Approach, 5:30 Wamp.m. to 8:15 p.m. boldt and Olde Tyme â– Judy Clark sings Country perform at the Christmas standards, Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 W. U.S. Highway 101, smooth jazz and a variety of songs from her new CD, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Dave and â€œBag Oâ€™ Tunes,â€? at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sequim Rosalie Secord and the Starbucks, 1095 W. WashLuck of the Draw Band ington St., next to Home play old-time music with Depot. guests W.L. Martin and â– Mingâ€™s Buffet, 10181 the Old Sidekicks, for an old-fashioned good olâ€™ time, Old Olympic Highway, presents seasonal stylings from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. by Judy Clark Wednesâ– Every Tuesday evedays and Thursdays in ning at the Port Angeles Senior Center, Seventh December from 6 p.m. to 8 and Peabody streets, the p.m. Port Angeles Senior SwingOn Friday and Saturers present Wally and the day, enjoy the holiday Boys, playing ballroom expressions from the keydance favorites for the board of Sandy Lockdancing pleasure of all wood from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. seniors 45 years plus from â– At The Buzz, 128 N. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $5 Sequim Ave., Kelly cover, first-timers free! Thomas and Victor
Reventlow host the very popular and rousing open mic Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. â– On Friday at Stymieâ€™s Bar & Grill at Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road, the jazz and blues stylings of Jenny Davis will put you in a holiday mood from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. â– On Friday at the Club Seven Lounge at 7 Cedars Casino in Blyn, let Danny Vernon put you in a â€œBlue Christmasâ€? mood with his fantastic Elvis Tribute Show from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. On Sunday, itâ€™s a Li-li Christmas when the Casinoâ€™s own Li-li and Dennis Crabbe perform all your Christmas favorites from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Monday, join Barry Burnett and world-class drummer Tom Svornich for We Be Jamminâ€™. Bring your axe or tickled tonsils and join the fun from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Port Townsend â– Tonight at the Upstage, 923 Washington St., the Old Crusty Minstrels host a Key City Players fundraiser and singalong. Cover by donation.
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________ John Nelson is a self-styled music lover and compulsive night owl who believes in â€œKLMA â€” Keep Live Music Aliveâ€? on the North Olympic Peninsula. His column, Live Music, appears every Thursday. Are you performing in or promoting a live music gig? Contact John by phoning 360-565-1139 or emailing email@example.com, with John Nelson in the subject line. And note: Nelsonâ€™s new deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. preceding Thursdayâ€™s column. Also, check out â€œNightlife,â€? a listing of entertainment at nightspots across the Peninsula, in Fridayâ€™s Peninsula Spotlight magazine.
BY MIKE BAKER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OLYMPIA â€” Gov. Chris Gregoire has approved a plan to ease the stateâ€™s $1.4 billion budget deficit and asked lawmakers to tell her when they expect to finish making more grueling cuts that are expected in the coming months. The new budget uses a variety of cuts, transfers and delayed payments to save $480 million. Gregoire had asked lawmakers to fully fix the stateâ€™s spending imbalance before Christmas and is now asking them to finish it early in the new year.
jobs, including a variety of cuts at the Department of Ecology. Another part will delay new rules for mental health assessments, which were expected to increase reliance on psychiatric care, saving about $23 million. Democratic Rep. Ross Hunter said negotiators have done more work than is evident in the $480 million saved. He said they have spent recent weeks building consensus on other areas to cut and have a lot of groups working on smaller projects within the budget. He said itâ€™s more difficult for the Legislature to develop consensus on a plan than it is for the governor. â€œItâ€™s a complicated problem,â€? Hunter said. Along with fixing the $1.4 billion deficit, lawmakers hope to leave several hundred million dollars more in the bank as a buffer. Democrats such as Gregoire also want voters to approve a temporary sales tax increase to offset a chunk of the cuts.
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PORT ANGELES â€” A circus-themed murder mystery will be held at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 73 Howe Road, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31. Was it the raging ringmaster, the talented tightrope walker, the amazing acrobatist or the lion tamer? Organizers are looking for attendees interested in
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Charters and Tours will be providing free transportation from within the city and west to Freshwater Bay. Phone 360-775-9128 to make a reservation. Pickups start at 8 p.m. â– Castaways, 1213 Marine Drive, Port Angeles, has the Jimmy Hoffman Band at 8:30 p.m. Raffle prizes. Presale: $5 per person, $8 per couple; $6 per person at the door. â– Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 W. U.S. Highway 101, Port Angeles, has â€œNew York New Yearâ€™s Eveâ€? from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Luck of the Draw Band and Old Tyme Country. â– Upstage, 923 Washington St., Port Townsend, will have the Mark Dufresne Blues Band at 8 p.m. Dinner/show, $59; show only, $25. â– Sirens, 823 Water St., Port Townsend, has a special New Yearâ€™s Evetheme party Friday featuring the Solvents at 9 p.m. $5 cover.
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â€œThe longer we wait, the bigger the hole,â€? Gregoire said Tuesday. The budget will save $50 million by delaying school bus payments by several months and another $50 million by more quickly transferring unclaimed securities to the stateâ€™s general fund. The plan also will impact
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On Friday, the Polly Oâ€™Keary Blues Band plays award-winning blues at 8 p.m. $12 cover. Phone 360-385-2216 for info and reservations. â– On Friday at Sirens Pub, 823 Water St., the Pitfalls return to their rock roots at 9 p.m. $5 cover. â– Tonight, the Crow Quill Night Owls play at 8 p.m. at the Undertown, 211 Taylor St. On Friday at 6:30 p.m., catch Christmas HiJinks with George Rezendes, Paul Rogers, Dirk Anderson and Tom Svornich followed by Brett Pemberton, Chris Sands and friends from 8 p.m. to midnight. $5 cover. â– Steve Grandinetti plays guitar at the Owl Sprit Cafe, 218 Polk St., tonight and Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. â– Tonight, classical guitarist Trevor Hanson plays at Ichikawa Japanese Cuisine, 1208 Water St., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. â– Every Monday, Trevor Hanson plays guitar at Alchemy, 842 Washington St., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. â– Steve Grandinetti plays and sings at the Northwest Maritime Center Cafe in Port Townsend, Thursdays and Friday from noon till 2 p.m.
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Christmas can be a day of hope amid our troubles IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME, and try as I may to ignore it for the purposes of a column, I can’t seem to evade that simple, irrevocable fact. On Christmas Day, depending on who you are, where you are, who is or isn’t there with you and what you believe about the 25th day of December, it may be a wonderful day, a horrible day, a meaningful day, a great TV day, a terrible TV day, a loud and busy day, a lonely and dreary day, an emotional day or just another day. But there will be no escaping the fact that it is Christmas Day. So, near as I can tell, here’s the one thing that every single one of us, regardless of the day’s circumstances, can agree upon: We aren’t dead. I know this to be true because every applicable marketing study and poll reveals that very few dead people read this column. So what? If it’s Christmas Day, so what? No, try “NOW what?” Right: Now what? What now? What next? The end of the world, in another form or in another place or in another way, depending on which talking head has captured our imaginations. All bad. All crises. The end of freedom, the end of capitalism, the end of everything we’ve ever known. Crime, viciousness, brutality. Greed.
The wrong stuff All around us, all the time, 24/7: What was wrong, what is wrong, what will be wrong — Fear motivates! Us vs. them! And you know who’s right, right? Sure: Us! Us. We. And “we” are all having Christmas Day. And every single one of us feels very small. Powerless. Incon-
when they can, take when they HELP LINE need to and be able to remember Ruth Lund which is which. sequential. We hope for fewer raised voices Mark Ruth Lund will celebrate There’s no and blood pressures, and we hope her 100th birthday on Harvey way that any of for gentleness. Christmas Day surrounded us can possibly We hope for privacy as we by family. solve all the hope for “community,” and we On world’s horrible hope more for health care than Tuesday, problems, so we we do for health insurance. just agree with she will be We hope for dignity, personal whomever honored at responsibility and self-determinaseems less an open tion — and we wonder how many harmful and house from laws we really need. call it “us.” 1 p.m. to And we wonder when we’ll Or just 4 p.m. at remember that we are our brothignore it all, in the home ers’ keepers. the name of “mental health” — I of her son- Mrs. Lund We hope that people will stop get that. in-law and doing bad things for good reasons daughter, and good things for bad reasons. Hoping . . . Doug and Trudy RittenWe hope that we can take care house. of ourselves and take care of the And we hope. She was born in Hoquiam caretakers. We hope for something better, on Christmas Day in 1911 We hope that longevity won’t something saner, something more be a curse, and we hope that the to Carl Otto and Esther civilized. good don’t die young. Nyberg. We hope for a time when peoWe wonder if our leaders will She was valedictorian of ple take care of one another and ever figure out that the planet her Hoquiam graduating share the burdens. class of 1930 and worked in We hope for a society in which isn’t getting any bigger, and we hope that the babies will be fed. the finishing office at Raypeople encounter people as “peoonier Mill. ple,” not political, philosophical or And clothed. And loved. She married Al Lund in religious partisans — people. We hope for patience, civility People can be good and decent 1933, and they had two chiland courtesy, while we hope for people and still disagree. dren, Ron Lund of Vancouhonesty. Bigotry, in the name of being ver, Wash., and Trudy Lund And we hope that “we” get so correct, is still bigotry. Rittenhouse of Port Angeles. big that we totally consume We hope that people we are Mrs. Lund was active in supposed to be able to believe will “them!” her church, Holy Trinity; in We hope for love, in all its just tell us the truth. the Red Cross blood drives; We hope that we will be able to many colors. and in square-dancing, We hope because it’s Christvote for someone instead of round-dancing and ballroom mas Day. against someone. dancing. We hope that common sense _________ She has four grandchilwill become a common commodity, Mark Harvey is director of Clallam/Jefand we hope that aging really will ferson Information & Assistance, which be an achievement, and not an operates through the Olympic Area affliction. Agency on Aging. He can be reached at 360-452-3221 (Port Angeles-Sequim), We hope that people will still 360-385-2552 (Jefferson County) or hold doors open for other people. 360-374-9496 (West End); or by emailing We hope that people will say firstname.lastname@example.org. The agency can Sequim “please” and “thank you” — and be found on Facebook at Olympic Area Tom Loveday directed the 14-table mean it. Agency on Aging-Information & Assisgame Friday, Dec. 9, with winners: Helen We hope that people will share tance.
PORT ANGELES — Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County invites the public to drop by
Peninsula Daily News’ 3rdAge says “happy birthday” in its own way to North Olympic Peninsula residents 70 or older who will be celebrating a milestone. People celebrating a 70th, 75th, 80th or greater birthday can have their photos published free of charge in the weekly Birthday Corner. Along with the recent photo, please send the celebrant’s name, town of residence, a short biographical synopsis and news of any birthday celebration at least two weeks before the birthday to: Birthday Corner Peninsula Daily News P.O. Box 1330 Port Angeles, WA 98362 Photos will be returned. The sender’s name and telephone number must accompany the information.
Duplicate Bridge Results
Stratton-Paul Stratton, first; Thomas Larsen-Patrick Thomson, second; Paula Cramer-Gert Wiitala, third; Carol KellerWilma Lambert, fourth (north/south); Eileen Deutsch-Bonnie Broders, first; Bob MacNeal-Jack Real, second; Ted MillerLarry Phelps, third; Rick Zander-Jim Tilzey, fourth (east/west). Sharon Hills directed the 12-table game Monday, Dec. 12, with winners: Paula Cramer-Wilma Lambert, first; June Nelson-Chris Class, second; Frank Herodes-Nancy Herodes, third; Carol
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dren and four great-grandchildren. The Lunds moved to Port Angeles in 1986. Mrs. Lund’s husband passed away a year later after 54 years of marriage. After moving to Port Angeles, she volunteered in the reading program at Jefferson School for 10 years. Mrs. Lund has always been active, and she continues to do so to this day by cooking, gardening and caring for her home.
the office to select and hang a star on its Christmas tree in memory of a loved one. Donations are welcome but not required.
Volunteer Hospice is located at 540 E. Eighth St. It is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
Keller-Brian Robbins, fourth (north/south); Ted Miller-Vern Nunnally, first; Judy Hagelstein-Krys Gordon, second; Nancy Smith-Joyce Coney, third; Frank BrownDavid Jackso, fourth (east/west). Chimacum The winners Tuesday, Dec. 13, were: Vern Nunnally-Jim Tilzey, first; Tom Loveday-Suzanne Berg, second; Mary Norwood-David Johnson, third; Bob MacNealJune Nelson, fourth. Port Townsend Winners for Dec. 14 were: Betty Abersold-Mike Edwards, first; Delle Craig-Deborah Lewis, second; Pat Karls-Sonja Schoenleber, third.
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
FLOOD Water flows down a gutter on East Fourth Street near Chambers Street in Port Angeles on Wednesday morning after a water main broke beneath the street, sending water cascading down the hill. Crews were working to isolate the break, which was coming out from under the pavement on both sides of the street.
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Volunteers sought for First Night fun PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT TOWNSEND — Volunteers are needed to assist with the Jefferson County Historical Society’s First Night Celebration on New Year’s Eve. The alcohol-free community event needs volunteers to act as greeters at several venues in downtown Port Townsend. Volunteers also can assist with fireworks debris cleanup at Memorial Field on New Year’s Day. To volunteer or for more information, phone 360385-1003.
More commute off Peninsula to work Unemployment rises in Clallam, falls in Jefferson BY ROB OLLIKAINEN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Jefferson County last month, “up slightly from October,” Scott said. Both counties saw an increase in their labor force. Clallam County’s workforce grew from 29,390 to 29,610 in November. Jefferson County’s went from 12,390 in October to 12,550 in November. There were 2,770 Clallam County residents looking for work in November. Jefferson County had 1,090 residents looking for work. Unemployment rates don’t reflect the people who have stopped looking for work.
in November, while the number of jobs within the county fell by 260. Jefferson County gained 10 jobs in the manufacturing sector but lost 100 jobs overall, Scott said. Job losses were distributed across most sectors. The lone exceptions were transportation, warehousing and utilities, which gained a total of 20 jobs, Scott said. First-time unemployment claims in Clallam County went from 534 in October to 678 in Novem________ ber, with construction workers accounting for 180 of Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be the new claims. reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. There were 199 new ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. unemployment claims in com.
PORT ANGELES — Unemployment crept up to 9.4 percent in Clallam County and inched down to 8.7 percent in Jefferson County last month, the state Employment Security department reported this week. The revised jobless rates for October were 9.1 percent for Clallam County and 8.8 percent for Jefferson County. “What really stands out is that people are commuting more,” said Elizabeth Scott, regional economist for Employment Security, on Tuesday. It appears more people are driving off the North Olympic Peninsula for work because more are working while jobs have not increased. Colleen ‘Kelly’ The number of Clallam German County residents with jobs rose from 26,710 to 26,840 Jan. 2, 1957 — Dec. 16, 2011 Colleen “Kelly” German died at her Port Angeles residence from complications of cerebral palsy. She was 54. new home, enrolled their Services: Dec. 29, 10 boys in school and then a.m., Funeral Mass at built Fred’s dream garage. Queen of Angels Catholic Fred worked for a couChurch, 209 W. 11th St., ple of different businesses Port Angeles. The Rev. until 2006, when he Thomas Nathe will officiate. opened his own business, Drennan-Ford Funeral Fast Fred’s, where he Home, Port Angeles, is in designed and built supercharge of arrangements. chargers for EZ Go golf www.drennanford.com carts and custom engines for cars and boats. Fred enjoyed boating, riding in the desert, going to the Glamis sand dunes and drag racing, but most PHYLLIS M. of all he just enjoyed life (JOHNSON) and being with friends and family. BERRY Fred is survived by his May 22, 1916 wife, Debbie; two sons, December 7, 2011 Mitch and Jay; daughter, Jenny Rayson; his mother, The end of an era Loraine Bolling; sister, arrived for Phyllis M. Janine Sanford; and (Johnson) Berry when brothers, Tom, Doug and she died on December Ron. He also leaves 7, 2011. She was born behind many nieces and May 22, 1916, in Seattle nephews. to Max and Delores Fred would want all of (Erikson) Johnson. his family and friends to She married Edward live their lives to the fullest A. Berry in 1936. Phyllis and remember that life is worked as a dental clerk, just one big beautiful retail clerk, finisher at adventure. Rayonier mill during In lieu of a service World War II and as a being held, please make housewife and mother. a donation to your favorite Edward died in 1990. charity in his name. Brothers Max and Hartle;
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Death and Memorial Notice FRED BOLLING March 2, 1954 December 9 2011 On December 9, 2011, Fred Bolling lost his fourmonth battle against cancer. Fred Lee Bolling was born March 2, 1954, to Harvey and Loraine Bolling in Yakima, Washington. His family moved to Port Townsend, where he attended school and graduated from Port Townsend High School in 1972. He then went on to join the United States Air Force, where he spent the next four years of his life on three different bases in Texas. He returned to Port Townsend, where he worked the next years at a few different jobs. In 1979, he met his future wife, Debbie. They dated for two years and were married in April of 1982. Both were employed by Murray Auto Parts until it was sold in 1998. They were blessed with two sons, Mitch and Jay, and lived in the Bol-
Oct. 5, 1919 — Dec. 19, 2011
Alice M. Olsen died of age-related causes at her Port Angeles home. She was 92. Services: Friday, Dec. 23, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., open house for family and friends at the Olsen/Sinnes residence. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, 360457-1210, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com
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Mr. Bolling ling family home which they purchased from Fred’s mom, Loraine, when his dad Harvey passed away in June of 1984. Fred and Debbie spent the next 15 years raising their sons, restoring 409 Chevrolet Impala cars, going to car shows and spending time with all their many friends in Port Townsend. In July 1999, Fred took his family on an adventure and moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where they purchased a
Death and Memorial Notice MARY CAROLYN PALMER February 2, 1918 December 14, 2011 Mary Carolyn Palmer joined Ted, her one true love, on December 14, 2011. Born to Robert and Ruby Clough on February 2, 1918, Mary was known for her ability to bloom where she was planted, competitive gamesmanship and perfect pie crusts. Mary and Theodore J. Palmer married on September 4, 1938, and remained each other’s soft place to fall until Ted’s death in 2008. Mary is survived by her four children: Jane Palmer (Warren Dillon), Nancy McKinnon (Doug), Carol Kruckeberg (Walt) and Bill Palmer (Kaye); as well as seven grandchildren, Mary Galley (Kevin), Jennifer Rick (Brian), Joseph Gargiulo (Erica), Angela Adams, Andrew Kruckeberg (Sheri), Molly Rose Forsman (Todd), and Carrie Hall (Justin). There are 10 — very soon to be 11 — greatgrandchildren: Taylor,
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Mrs. Palmer Megan and Camille Galley, Anya and Madeline Rick, Kate Gargiulo, Mitchell Adams, Zachary and Alex Kruckeberg, and Mia Rose and Baby Boy Hall. Mary was preceded in death by three sisters, Rosamond, Thora and Ruby; her brother, John; as well as by her granddaughter, Sara Beth Kruckeberg. Although orphaned at an early age, somehow, with no model, Mary became a “homemaker” in the true sense of the word; meals as a family every day, served up in
the kitchen nook, Momsewn school clothes, prom dresses and bridal gowns, matching shirts for family vacations. She gave her kids roots as well as wings. She played all kinds of games from go-fish with the grandkids to bridge with anyone available. She was happily competitive and often said, “You may win, but I’m not going to LET you win” — a game-player’s motto as well as a metaphor for life’s hardships. Cruising with the family for their 60th wedding anniversary, Mom and Dad even won the ship’s “Newlywed Game.” In her last three years, Mary extended her family to include the beyondbelief caregivers at Sherwood Assisted Living. The entire Sherwood staff provided unparalleled love and support at a difficult time for “Mary Blue Eyes” as well as for her family. Mary says, “Thank you and behave yourselves!” A private celebration of our mom’s life will be held in Bellingham on Mothers Day.
sisters Dolores and Della; and great-grandson Maxwell Jeremiah Berry preceded her in death. She was the oldest and last of the siblings. She is survived by son Bruce and wife Bettyanne; four grandsons, Michael (Barrie), Timm (Cheryl), William (Wendy), and Jason (Donna); four greatgranddaughters and six great-grandsons. She enjoyed fishing, crabbing, clamming and camping as well as family get-togethers. At her request there will be no service. She will be dearly missed.
Michael E. Fish Aug. 28, 1948 - Dec. 21, 2008
In our hearts forever memories of love, joy, kindness, patience and laughter. We love you. Mary Sperling Roberta and Brian Gray Mike Gray Stephanie & Brad Atticus Weaver Trinity Babichuck
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PORT ANGELES — A bail hearing for Amber Steim scheduled earlier this week was postponed to give lawyers more time to consult with a treatment provider. Clallam C o u n t y Superior Court Judge Ken Williams struck the hearing on Tuesday. A new hear- Steim ing date was not set. Steim, 24, is charged with vehicular homicide and witness tampering in connection with the March 6 death of Ellen DeBondt, a 44-year-old outdoorswoman and home health nurse from Crescent Bay. Investigators said Steim was driving nearly three times over the legal limit for alcohol when she crossed the center line on state HIghway 112 just outside of Port Angeles and struck DeBondt’s vehicle. Steim awaits a Feb. 13 trial on $500,000 bail in the Clallam County jail. Steim, who originally posted $100,000 bail, was remanded back to jail Dec. 14 after the alcohol monitoring device she was wearing detected alcohol in her system. In a four-minute hearing on a motion to modify Steim’s conditions of release, defense attorney Ralph Anderson reported Tuesday that he has spoken with a substance abuse treatment provider who recommended inpatient treatment for Steim. Anderson moved to continue the hearing to gather more information from the expert.
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Something special for this Christmas It is the same in every war. Memories of Christmases past can only add to the pain, especially for those experiencing their first Christmas without a loved one opening presents and eating their fill at the dinner table. On Monday, I drove past Arlington National Cemetery near the Pentagon. It is fitting that the building where war is made would be in such close proximity to the graves of those who died fighting them. Veterans cemeteries ought to remind civilians, as well as generals, that war should never be entered into lightly, but rather always as a last resort. Every Christmas, volunteers place wreaths on each of the headstones in Arlington. The tableau could be a Christmas card, except such a card would express sorrow, not joy. There is a show on Fox News Channel called “The Cost of Freedom.” It’s about money.
There’s a grief that can’t be spoken. There’s a pain goes on and on. Empty chairs at empty tables Now my friends are dead and gone. — Marius, from the musical “Les Miserables” “IT’S THE MOST wonder- Cal ful time of the Thomas year,” Andy Williams reminds us over tinny speakers in crowded shopping malls. It may be wonderful for the majority, but for those whose fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers or children have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is a void this Christmas (and Christmases to come) that can never be filled.
The grave markers at Arlington and at veterans cemeteries around the nation are the true cost of freedom, which has always been paid, not with cash but with blood. Freedom is not the natural state of humanity, otherwise more of us would be free. Oppression, discrimination, religious fanaticism, hunger, dictatorship, censorship of the press, denial of women’s rights — these seem to be the norm. To be free means to rail against such injustice. Christians believe Jesus came to set us free from sin. Those who have died in our wars fought and gave their lives that we might have our many freedoms, including the religious freedom to hear and accept or reject his message. Passing Arlington, I recall a line from one of our wonderful patriotic songs, “America, the Beautiful,” which says of our war dead, “O beautiful for heroes
Peninsula Voices Wild Olympics In a recent Peninsula Voices letter [Dec. 18], the writer said she is a supporter of the Wild Olympics Campaign, that she is a regular hiker in the Olympic park and surrounding areas, and that she is concerned that the recent compromises that Sen. [Patty] Murray and Rep. [Norm] Dicks made with opponents of the campaign might have limited how much more land the campaign could acquire. After meeting with a staff member and scanning some material, she is satisfied that the
compromises will allow the campaign to continue to move forward. One must assume that to the two officials involved in the negotiations, moving forward means federalizing more locally controlled and/ or private property. According to the Oxford History of the American West, by 1994 almost half of the total land area of the 11 westernmost states in the Lower 48, including 86 percent of Nevada, was owned or administered by federal agencies such as the Interior, Agriculture and Defense. The effect has been the nationalization of Western America and the loss of
local control with all of the negative ramifications that entails. I believe the people who support the Wild Olympics Campaign should ask themselves how much federalizing of local property will they finally, if ever, be satisfied. John Joseph Malone, Port Angeles
PenPly memories The sad demise of Peninsula Plywood brings back memories of my first job after graduating from the University of Washington in 1950. I was a sales/service technician for an adhesive
proved in liberating strife, who more than self their country loved, and mercy more than life!” In a narcissistic age this may seem odd, even offensive to those whose favorite nouns are “I” and “me.” Perhaps that’s why so many of us don’t know anyone who has served in the military. It’s called military “service,” after all. Making money serves self. If we haven’t served in the armed forces, it is less likely we would know people who are serving, or have served. I served, albeit not on the battlefield, making my contribution as part of Armed Forces Radio in the 1960s. As the ads and emails suggest last-minute gift ideas, here’s a suggested gift that will last longer in your heart than any purchase you make for yourself or your family: Find someone who has lost a loved one to war and take them a present.
It doesn’t have to be expensive. Tell them, “I wanted to bring you a gift in recognition of the gift your loved one gave our country.” If you don’t know anyone, search online for organizations that assist families whose loved ones paid the ultimate price for our country. If you do that, I suspect this Christmas will be unforgettable for the person on the receiving end of your compassion. It could also be a transforming event in your own life and a Christmas you will never forget.
________ Cal Thomas is a Fox TV network commentator and syndicated newspaper columnist. His column appears every Thursday. He can be reached at email@example.com or by U.S. mail to Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, NY 14207.
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manufacturer, calling on plywood mills on the West Coast. Some of the men I met at PenPly may be familiar to local families: Enar Erickson, manager; Cliff Kirk, superintendent; Bert Thompson, John Bergman, Connie Johanson, foremen; Gus Lund, Carl Oberg, glue mixers. I recall that PenPly, at that time, was a co-op, as were many other mills in Washington and Oregon. It was an exciting era of a huge building boom after World War II. Bud Critchfield, Sequim
Why we should be saving Pvt. Manning ACCUSED WHISTLEBLOWER Pvt. Bradley Manning turned 24 Saturday. He spent his birthday in a pre-trial military hearing that could ultimately lead to a sentence of life — or death. Manning stands accused of causing the largest leak of government secrets in United States history. More on Amy Manning Goodman shortly. First, a reminder of what he is accused of leaking. In April 2010, the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks released a video called “Collateral Murder.” It was a classified U.S. military video from July 2007 from an Apache attack helicopter over Baghdad. The video shows a group of men walking, then the systematic killing of them in a barrage of high-powered automatic fire from the helicopter. Soldiers’ radio transmissions narrate the carnage, varying from cold and methodical to cruel and enthusiastic. Two of those killed were employees of the international news agency Reuters: Namir
Noor-Eldeen, a photojournalist, and Saeed Chmagh, his driver. Renowned whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, who released the Pentagon Papers that helped end the war in Vietnam and who himself is a Marine veteran who trained soldiers on the laws of war, told me: “Helicopter gunners hunting down and shooting an unarmed man in civilian clothes, clearly wounded . . . that shooting was murder. It was a war crime. “Not all killing in war is murder, but a lot of it is. And this was.” The WikiLeaks release of the Afghan War Logs followed months later, with tens of thousands of military field reports. Then came the Iraq War Diaries, with close to 400,000 military records of the U.S. war in Iraq. Next was Cablegate, WikiLeaks’ rolling release (with prominent print-media partners, from The New York Times to The Guardian in Britain) of classified U.S. State Department cables — more than a quarter-million of them — dating from as far back as 1966 up to early 2010. The contents of these cables proved highly embarrassing to the U.S. government and sent shock waves around the world. Among the diplomatic cables released were those detailing U.S. support for the corrupt Tunisian regime, which helped fuel the uprising there.
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the incident. Noting that Citing Time magazine named “The attacks like Protester,” these, the Iraqi generically, as government Person of the said it would Year, Ellsberg no longer said Manning grant immushould be the nity to U.S. solface of that diers in Iraq. protester, since President the leaks for Obama which he is responded by accused, folannouncing he lowing their would pull the impact in troops out of Tunisia, “in Iraq. turn sparked Like a modthe uprising in ern-day EllsEgypt . . . WILLIAM HENNESSY/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS berg, if Manwhich stimuning is guilty Army Pvt. Bradley Manning lated Occupy of what the Wall Street and Pentagon the other occuclaims, he pations in the Middle East and helped end the war in Iraq. elsewhere. So, one of those ‘perBack in the Fort Meade, Md., sons of the year’ is now sitting in hearing room, defense attorneys a courthouse.” painted a picture of a chaotic forAnother recently revealed ward operating base with little to Cablegate release exposed details no supervision, no controls whatof an alleged 2006 massacre by soever on soldiers’ access to clasU.S. troops in the Iraqi town of sified data, and a young man in Ishaqi, north of Baghdad. uniform struggling with his sexEleven people were killed, and ual identity in the era of “don’t the cable described eyewitness ask, don’t tell.” accounts in which the group, Manning repeatedly flew into including five children and four rages, throwing furniture and women, was handcuffed, then once even punching a superior in executed with bullets to the the face, without punishment. head. His peers at the base said he The U.S. military then bombed should not be in a war zone. the house, allegedly to cover up Yet he stayed, until his arrest
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A wish list for the fat fellow THROW OUT THE tube socks, Santa. I’ve got more than enough whites to survive another wet North Olympic Peninsula winter. What I really want this holiMatt day season can’t be stuffed into a Schubert stocking or thrown under the tree. Rather, I have a few yuletide wishes of the sporting variety. So summon up some of that Christmas magic, and give your overburdened elfin workforce a day off. There will be no Occupy North Pole demonstration on my account. Consider it a trade off for all the times I’ve been naughty this season (think more Bart Simpson and less Tiger Woods.) I know you’re a busy man, Mr. Claus, so without further ado, here’s the list: ■ Ridge return — The holiday season is here and Hurricane Ridge is still hurtin’ for snow. If we could get a couple more feet, it wouldn’t be long before skiers and snowboarders could enjoy the Ridge with the luxury of an operational rope tows. This might fall under Jack Frost’s purview, but it never hurts to ask. ■ Pujols in peril — Maybe it’s not in the holiday spirit to wish ill on another, but perhaps there are exceptions? After all, we are talking about a man — ex-St. Louis Cardinal slugger Albert Pujols — who broke the hearts of millions just so he could go from “wealthy” to “moderately wealthier.” The Los Angeles Angels of Disneyland lured Pujols away from a World Series champion in a baseball crazy city with a 10-year, $254-million deal. (You know, because a 9-year, $210-million contract was hardly appreciative enough of the future Hall of Famer.) I’m not asking for any injuries or personal problems, Santa. I’d just like to see Pujols’ skills diminish so abruptly that he rues the day he chose the Rally Monkey over the most loyal fanbase in all of baseball. ■ Ring for the Ferrets — The Felonious Ferrets, my fantasy football team, find themselves in the Front Porch League title game for the second year in a row. Given all the time and effort I’ve put into making the franchise a winner — we’re talking hours of waiver wire sifting, trade talks and predraft strategy sessions — I think it’s only right that I come away with a championship ring. Trust me, this isn’t about the money, Santa. It’s about sticking it in the faces of all my old high school buddies. (OK, and maybe it’s a little bit about the money, too.) ■ Association return — It’s been four long years since the Seattle SuperSonics left the Emerald City for dustier pastures down in Oklahoma City. I think that’s a long enough time in professional basketball purgatory for the jewel of the Pacific Northwest — an area responsible for such NBA immortals as John Stroeder and Brian Scalabrine. At this point, I’ll take anything; even that mess of a franchise down in New Orleans. Just make sure NBA Commissioner David Stern isn’t running the show. If there’s anyone who’s been naughty, it’s that guy.
________ Matt Schubert is the outdoors and sports columnist for the Peninsula Daily News. His column regularly appears on Thursdays and Fridays. He can be reached at matt. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Touchdown maker Lynch goes up against stout 49er run defense BY TIM BOOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
RENTON — Marshawn Lynch knows exactly how significant it would be for the Seattle Seahawks to be the first team this season to score a rushing touchdown on San Francisco. And in typical Lynch fashion, his answer had nothing to do with his current franchise-record streak of 10 consecutive games with at least one touchdown. “Points on the board get us closer to a victory,” Lynch said. The Seahawks’ midseason turnaround began because of their recommitment to being a run-first team, relying on the angry power running of Lynch to turn a 2-6 start
into a 7-7 record with their playoff hopes still alive entering Saturday’s home Next Game finale against Saturday the 49ers. So along vs. 49ers with trying to at Seattle keep their play- Time: 1:15 p.m. off hopes alive, On TV: Ch. 13 the Seahawks have another goal of trying to stop a little bit of NFL history. San Francisco is the first team in NFL history to not allow a touchdown rushing through the first 14 weeks of the regular season. TURN
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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) celebrates after scoring on a 2-yard run in the first half of Sunday’s game in Chicago.
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TENINO — The Forks boys basketball team is going into winter break on a high note. The Spartans remained unbeaten in SWL-Evergreen Division play after beating Tenino 53-43 on Tuesday night. Braden Decker and Tyler Penn combined for 33 as the Spartans (3-0 in league, 5-1 overall) won their fourth in a row. “This was a big win for us,” coach Scott Justus said. “Anytime you can win at Tenino, it is a big win. This is a tough place to play.” Decker canned a game-high 18 points while Tyler Penn added 15. Brady Castellano brought down eight rebounds, while Tyler Penn had seven and Decker six. Point guard Jonah Penn dished out a team-high six assists, and Decker, Tyler Penn and Jonah Penn earned four steals each. Michael Dean, meanwhile, came off the bench to grab five important boards for the Spartans. “Those were big rebounds for us because that’s something that Michael doesn’t normally do,” Justus said. Forks hosts Neah Bay tonight in a nonleague rematch of their Dec. 10 game that the Spartans won 50-33. The Spartans will then get a week off before heading to the North Beach Christmas Classic on Dec. 29 and 30. KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Port Angeles’ Marshall Elliott, center, looks for a shot over North Kitsap’s Danny Mitchell, right, as Hayden McCartney watches during Tuesday’s game in Port Angeles.
Riders win ugly McCartney scores 22 in PA’s 6th straight victory BY MATT SCHUBERT PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Hayden McCartney got the dunk he was looking for. But as the senior’s puffed-up bloody lip illustrated, the Port Angeles boys basketball team’s 58-42 victory over North Kitsap on Tuesday was far from pretty. McCartney sparked a shaky Rider offense with 22 points, eight rebounds, seven steals, five assists and one thunderous stuff, helping Port Angeles come up with enough bursts to get past the Vikings.
It was the sixth straight Olympic League win for Port Angeles (6-1 in league, 7-1), which played without 6-foot-8 senior post Easton Napiontek in the lineup for the first time this winter. “It’s good for us to work with him not being in there,” Rider coach Wes Armstrong said. “At times we struggled a little bit, but I was really pleased with how we played in spurts.” Napiontek tweaked his back last week in a win over Klahowya. With the Riders starting a twoweek stretch that includes only one league game — they host a holiday tournament next week —
this was as good a time as any to rest him. McCartney more than filled in the gaps, hitting 8 of 14 shots from the field and making plays on both ends of the court. His final three baskets of the second quarter punctuated a 12-0 run that put Port Angeles ahead 27-18 going into the break. That included a two-handed breakaway dunk that woke up a relatively sedate home crowd on winter break. “I’ve kind of been waiting for an opportunity all season,” McCartney said. “I got the ball and just as I got it I heard one of my coaches yell out, ‘Dunk it!’ “I looked and I saw [teammate] Reggie [Burke] running in front of me, but I figured that I could make it for the dunk. I thought it would be pretty sweet.” TURN
Forks 53, Tenino 43 Forks Tenino
10 9 15 19 — 53 10 6 11 16 — 43 Individual Scoring
Forks (53) J. Penn 6, T. Penn 15, Castellano 8, Decker 18, Dean 2, Leons 4. Tenino (43) Love 10, Kaufman 2, Hammonds 3, Harris 9, Waterson 2, Peterson 10, Poundsley 7.
Clallam Bay 57, Quilcene 41 CLALLAM BAY — Jacob Portnoy swished in 24 points and Ryan Willis added 15 as the Bruins topped the Rangers in nonleague play Tuesday night. The Bruins pulled away in the second half after leading 8-5 after one quarter and 22-18 at halftime. Clallam Bay outscored the Rangers 35-23 in the second half to win by a comfortable margin. “We played a good defensive game,” Clallam Bay coach Cal Ritter said. “The guys hustled and played their all. I’m really proud of them.” Willis grabbed a gamehigh 13 rebounds for a doubledouble while Kevin Hess had 12 boards for the Bruins. TURN
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Today Boys Basketball: Crescent at Port Angeles C squad, 5:15 p.m.; Neah Bay at Forks, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Crescent at Port Angeles C squad, 7 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Cross Point; 11 a.m.
Friday Wrestling: Port Townsend at Montesano Invitational, 10 a.m.
Area Sports Bowling LAUREL LANES 7 Cedars Mixed Friday Men’s High Game: Brandon Eshom, 269. Men’s High Series:Dan Fereira Jr., 674. Women’s High Game: Sage Brown, 197. Women’s High Series: Sage Brown, 537. League-leading Team: We Deliver Junior Kids League Saturday Boys High Game: Nathan Dewey, 200. Boys High Series: Nathan Dewey, 454. Bantam Kids League Saturday Girls High Game: Sierra Burkett, 75. Girls High Series: Sierra Burkett, 196. Pee Wee Kids League Saturday Boys High Game: Robert Wold, 92. Girls High Game: Abby Robinson, 112.
Port Angeles’ Kody Steele, top, takes on Central Kitsap’s Ryan Konkler in the 152-pound weight class during Wednesday’s Battle for the Axe tournament at Port Angeles High School. The Roughriders ended up winning the tournament, while Sequim took second. Look for more in Friday’s editions of the PDN.
Team Net: Leo Greenawalt, Bernie Anselmo, 61; Ray Dooley, Dave Henderson, 62; Leo Greenawalt, Ray Santiago, 62; John Pruss, Terry Jackson, 62; Steve Jones, Dave Boerighter, 63; John Pruss, Bob Bodhun, 63. Better Nine Sunday Individual Gross: Rick Parkhurst, 33; Gary Thorne, 36. Individual Net: Mike Sorenson, 31.5; Rick Hoover, 34; Bill Lindberg, 34.5; Leo Greenawalt
35.5; Gerald Petersen, 36; Mark Leffers, 36. Better Nine Saturday Individual Gross: Rick Parkhurst, 35; Mike Dupuis, 35. Individual Net: George Peabody, 32.5, Bob Brodhun, 33; Gerald Petersen, 33; Dave Henderson, 33.5; Lawrence Bingham, 33.5. Best Ball Gross: Gerald Petersen, Greg Thomas, 69. Best Ball Net: Gerald Petersen, Dennis
Ingram, 64; Dave Henderson, Bernie Anselmo, 64; Paul Stutesman, John Tweter, 64; Gerald Petersen, Mark Leffers, 65; Dave Henderson, Gary Murphy, 65; George Peabody, Bob Dutrow, 65. SKYRIDGE GOLF COURSE Better Nine Monday Net: Marty Pedersen, 33.5; Don Tipton, 34; Kui Solomon, 34; Bud Bowling, 36; Mike Tipton, 36.5; Walt Barker, 37.5.
Clallam Bay 57, Quilcene 41 5 13 13 10 — 41 8 14 21 14 — 57 Individual Scoring
Quilcene (41) M. Jordan 9, Smith 8, J. Jordan 6, Pleines 3, Perez 3, Seitz 3, Newman 5. Clallam Bay (57) Portnoy 24, Willis 15, Hess 9, Welever 4, Cheeka 2, Gregory 2.
Port Townsend 47, North Mason 39 BELFAIR — The Redskins broke open a halftime tie with a 13-5 third quarter for their first win of the season Tuesday night. Port Townsend had three scorers in double figures as Paul Spaltenstein scored 13, Kyle Kelly 11 and Chad Smith 10 in the Olympic League victory. The Redskins (1-6 in league and overall) get a week off before hosting the Crush in the Slush tournament Dec. 28-29. Port Townsend 47, North Mason 39 Port Townsend 7 17 13 10 — 47 North Mason 10 14 5 10 — 39 Individual Scoring Port Townsend (47) O’Brien 7, Russell 2, Kelly 11, King 2, Spaltenstein 13, LeMaster 2, Smith 10. North Mason (39) Price 14, Krummey 5, Sandquist 10, Henderson 8, Rowland 2.
POULSBO — Kiah Jones scored 23 points and the Roughriders handed the Vikings their first loss of the season Tuesday night. The Riders (5-2, 5-3) built up a 28-16 halftime lead and rolled to the victory, outscoring the Vikings (5-1, 6-1) 32-14 in the second half. Part of the credit for the win goes to the defense of Madison Hinrichs and Kathryn Moseley on North Kitsap freshman Rebecca Baugh. Baugh had been scoring in the high teens and 20s all year but was held to just six points Tuesday. “This was a really solid LONNIE ARCHIBALD/FOR PENINSULA DAILY NEWS win for us,” Rider coach Clallam Bay’s Jacob Portnoy drives to the hoop Michael Poindexter said. Port Angeles North Kitsap
14 14 16 15 — 59 10 6 7 7 — 30 Individual Scoring Port Angeles (59) K. Jones 23, Frazier 7, Johnson 6, B. Jones 5, Rodocker 5, Moseley 4, Walker 3, Hinrichs 2, Cox 2, Northern 2. North Kitsap (30) Williams 8, Cardoza 6, Baugh 6, Brown 2, Mueller 2, Simmons 2, Nold 4.
Port Townsend 42, North Mason, 37 PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins clipped the Bulldogs in Olympic League play Tuesday night. Port Townsend took a 7-point lead going into the half and held on from there.
against Quilcene’s Mason Jordan (14) during Tuesday night’s game in Clallam Bay.
“We could have closed them out sooner if we had hit our free throws in the fourth [quarter],” Redskins coach Randy Maag said. “But a win is a win” Kiley Maag had the hot hand for the Redskins, finishing with 14 points.
Tenino 59, Forks 24 TENINO — The Spartans were dealt their third straight SWL-Evergreen Division loss Tuesday night. The undefeated Beavers (3-0, 6-0) limited the Spartans (0-3, 1-6) to 11 of 46 shooting from the field.
Port Townsend 42, North Mason 37 North Mason 6 7 13 11 — 37 Port Townsend 10 10 12 10 — 42 Individual Scoring North Mason (37) Q. Satman 3, Hicks 8, Schumacher 5, Martin 11, Nelson 1, E. Satman 9. Port Townsend (42) Maag 14, Johnson 6, Hossack 3, Hallinan 7, Gamble 2, Lyons 8, Meek 2.
Tenino 59, Forks 24 Forks Tenino
4 8 6 6 — 24 11 13 16 18 — 59 Individual Scoring
Forks (24) Sheriff-Penn 9, Paul 2, Raben 2, Price 4, Collins 5, Christiansen 2. Tenino (59) Morales 4, Frasl 2, Mankowski 6, Young 9, Blosl 5, Huber 6, McClure 11, Forest 16.
Hawks: Running into a brick wall CONTINUED FROM B1 According to STATS LLC, whose database goes back to 1932, the fewest touchdowns rushing allowed through an entire season is two — set by the 1934 Detroit Lions, 1968 Dallas Cowboys and 1971 Minnesota Vikings. “I don’t have too much to say. History speaks for itself,” Seattle center Max Unger said. “It’s pretty impressive.” It’s not that San Francisco has just been good at stopping the run near the goal line. They’ve been shutting running backs down all over the field and not just this season.
San Francisco has gone 36 straight games without allowing an individual 100yard rusher, and its 71.5 yards per game allowed this season on the ground is nearly 20 yards per game better than second-place Baltimore. Philadelphia in Week 4 is the only team this season to top 100 yards rushing against the 49ers. “It’s a big goal to stop the run. You don’t set up on your goal board at the beginning of the year to not allow a rushing touchdown for the first 14 games of the season. You want to be good against the run, you want to stop the run,” San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh said.
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Girls Basketball Port Angeles 59, North Kitsap 30
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Hess also scored nine points. Mason Jordan had a team-high nine points for the Rangers. Clallam Bay improved to 2-6 on the year with the win.
PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Sub Par One Hole Each Nine Tuesday Individual Gross: Mark Mitrovich, 69; Kerry Perkins, 70. Individual Net: Leo Greenawalt, 64; Ray Dooley, 65; Steve Jones, 65; Mike Sorenson, 66; Dale Doran, 66; Terry Jackson, 66; Dave Boerighter, 66; Lyle Andrus, 66. Team Gross: Mark Mitrovich, Dave Boerighter, 69; Kerry Perkins, Larry Bourm, 70; Bob Bodhun, John Pruss, 70.
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The back San Francisco is being asked to stop this week could be among the most challenging this season. Lynch saw his string of 100-yard efforts snapped last week at Chicago, but he still found the end zone twice in the Seahawks’ 38-14 win. He’s got 11 touchdowns rushing for the season, all of them in his past 10 games. “Marshawn is running that ball — like I told guys, he’s running like he just got out of jail or something,” 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers said. “He’s running that ball hard. It’s going to be a challenge, and just going into their place is a challenge with the way they’re playing.”
What Lynch and the Seahawks have accomplished is even more impressive considering the losses on the offensive line. Three starters — Russell Okung, John Moffitt and James Carpenter — have all gone down with seasonending injuries during Seattle’s run of success this season. Lynch called Paul McQuistan the team’s MVP after McQuistan first stepped in for Moffitt at right guard, only to switch to left tackle when Okung went down. “Just to see the way that they’re being coached to where it’s not an individual player but a position is really good,” Lynch said.
The slam followed McCartney’s second straight steal near the end of the second quarter, when the Rider press stirred an offense that hit just 2 of 15 shots to begin the game With the Vikings scrambling in the final minute, the Riders followed it up with two offensive rebounds on their final first-half possession before McCartney buried a 3-point shot moments before the buzzer. “I thought the first half we had so many opportunities to move out by 6, 8, 10 points,” North Kitsap coach Tony Chisholm said. “We missed opportunities in the second quarter. We could have went in with a nice lead, and then you get that momentum swing and we’re all right. Well, it didn’t work out that way.” Instead, the Riders took advantage of a North Kitsap (2-4, 2-5) team missing starting point guard Jacob Hill. The Vikings turned the ball over 23 times without their lead ball handler — 10 in the second quarter alone — and never could find a comfort zone. The Riders looked equally unstable without Napiontek in the middle against North Kitsap’s matchup zone. It wasn’t until midway through the third quarter that they began to hit their stride. Senior Reggie Burke sank a coast-to-coast lay-in and Cole Uvila drained the first of two third-quarter 3-pointers to spark a 15-1 Rider run. The ball moved and the Riders knocked down shots to surge ahead 43-24 going into the fourth. “We didn’t have that confidence to start off the game,” McCartney said. “We’ve got great shooters on the team, especially with our inside presence. “We’ve really got to work the inside out and try and avoid the one pass and shoot.
“When we’re patient is when we really do our best.” Burke scored eight of his 13 points in the third quarter, including a fastbreak lay-up at the buzzer off a long pass from McCartney. McCartney opened the fourth quarter with a lay-in, fed Burke for a 3, and was then fouled hard on another fastbreak bucket, resulting in a bloody lip and a hasty trip to the locker room. The Riders were ahead 52-24 at that point, and there was no reason to bring the senior back in. “Hayden is such a great senior leader,” Armstrong said. “He plays with such heart and emotion. “He was the catalyst defensively for us.” Burke had a solid allaround game of his own for the Riders, adding eight rebounds and five assists to his 13-point night. Port Angeles dished out 15 assists as a team, with Cameron Braithwaite and Uvila each adding two apiece. Uvila also had 10 points. Even with Napiontek out, the Riders out-rebounded North Kitsap 36-28, 20 coming on the offensive glass. It still ended up being an incomplete performance for the Riders, however, as they turned the ball over 17 times and shot 33.8 percent from the field (22 of 65). “I think our defense is what got us going,” Armstrong said. “That’s a good cure for a bad offense. Good defense gets transition buckets on the other end. “I was pleased with that, but it was an ugly win. “Overall we’re not that pleased with our effort, but we did just enough in spurts.” Port Angeles 58, North Kitsap 42 North Kitsap Port Angeles
5 13 6 18 — 42 6 21 16 15 — 56 Individual Scoring North Kitsap (42) Lindsey 5, Mitchell 4, Harrel 14, Gill 6, Waller 11, Urquhart 2. Port Angeles (56) Braithwaite 4, Walker 7, Burke 13, McCartney 22, Uvila 10, Elliott 2. JV: Port Angeles 49, North Kitsap 40 (High scorer: Tristen Isett, 13)
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Largest-ever fair-lending settlement told by DOJ Bank of America to pay for Countrywide failures THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Bank of America agreed to pay $335 million to resolve allegations that its Countrywide unit engaged in a widespread pattern of discrimination against qualified African-American and Hispanic borrowers on home loans. The settlement with the U.S. Justice Department was filed Wednesday with the Central District Court of California and is subject to court approval. The DOJ said it’s the largest settlement in history over residential fair lending practices. According to the DOJ’s complaint, Countrywide charged more than 200,000 African-American and Hispanic borrowers higher fees and interest rates than nonHispanic white borrowers
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Dan Frahm, a Bank of America spokesman, said in a statement that the bank does not practice lending based on race. “We discontinued Countrywide products and practices that were not in keeping with our commitment and will continue to resolve and put behind us the remaining Countrywide issues,” Frahm said.
Hispanics, blacks hurt Justice’s complaint says that Countrywide was aware that the fees and interest rates that its loan officers were charging discriminated against AfricanAmerican and Hispanic borrowers but failed to impose meaningful limits or guidelines to stop it. By steering borrowers
into subprime loans from 2004 to 2007, the complaint alleges, Countrywide harmed those qualified African-American and Hispanic borrowers. Subprime loans generally carried costlier terms, such as prepayment penalties and significantly higher adjustable interest rates that increased suddenly after two or three years, making the payments unaffordable and leaving the borrowers at a much higher risk of foreclosure. The settlement amount will be used to compensate victims of Countrywide’s discriminatory mortgage loans from 2004 through 2007, when Countrywide originated millions of residential mortgage loans as the nation’s largest singlefamily mortgage lenders.
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WASHINGTON — The largest remaining source of uncontrolled toxic air pollution in the United States, the nation’s coal- and oilfired power plants, will be forced to reduce their emissions or shut down, under a federal regulation released Wednesday. The long-overdue national standards for mercury and other toxic pollutants are the first to be applied to nation’s oldest and dirtiest power plants. About half of the 1,300 coal- and oil-fired units nationwide still lack modern pollution controls, despite the Environmental Protection Agency in 1990 getting the authority from Congress to control toxic air pollution from power plant smokestacks. A decade later, in 2000, the agency concluded it was necessary to clamp down on
the emissions to protect public health. Decades of litigation and changing political winds have allowed power plants to keep running without addressing their full environmental and public health costs. EPA administrator Lisa Jackson said in a statement that the standards “will protect millions of families and children from harmful and costly air pollution and provide the American people with health benefits that far outweigh the costs.” The rule ranks as one of the most expensive in the EPA’s history, with an estimated $9.6 billion price tag. Its release comes after intense lobbying from power producers and criticism from Republicans, who said the rule would threaten jobs and electric reliability and raise electricity prices. To ease those concerns,
the administration will encourage states to make “broadly available” an additional fourth year to comply with the rule, as allowed by the law. Case-by-case extensions could also be granted to address local reliability issues, according to a presidential memorandum to Jackson. An AP survey of 55 power plants producers found that more than 32 mostly coalfired power plants in a dozen states would retire because of the regulation issued Wednesday and because of another rule aimed at reducing pollution downwind from power plants. The survey found, however, that the power plant retirements alone would not cause homes to go dark: Another 36 power plants may have to shut down because it would be cheaper than complying with the rule.
Broad rules to speed pace of union elections approved THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
procedures in their haste to finish the rules. The board rushed to approve the new rules before the end of the year, when the term of Democratic member Craig Becker expires. The board currently has only three members instead of the usual five, and the Supreme Court has ruled that it can’t issue any decisions with less than three members in place. Congressional Republicans have blocked President Barack Obama from filling vacant posts on the board, and lawmakers have used procedural tactics to prevent Obama from bypassing the Senate to make recess appointments.
CES tech show last for Microsoft NEW YORK — Microsoft Corp. is pulling out of the International Consumer Electronics Show, the largest trade show in the Americas, joining Apple in saying that it prefers to put on its own events when the time is right to show off its products. Microsoft said the next show, to be held Jan. 9-12 in Las Vegas, will be the last show at which it has a booth or the CEO delivers the customary kickoff speech. Company founder Bill Gates delivered keynote speeches at the show for 11 straight years. Current CEO Steve Ballmer has delivered the speech for the past three shows and will present his last next month. The software company has been one of the biggest U.S. supporters of the annual event, which gathered nearly 150,000 people this year. Originally focused on living-room electronics, the show has become the big annual U.S. event for all consumer technology after the demise of big computer-focused shows such as Comdex. Microsoft says it will continue to use CES as a place to connect to customers, but it won’t have a booth because its product milestones don’t align with the show’s January timing.
Johnson joins firm PORT ANGELES — Catherine Johnson has joined the staff of Casi Fors Financial Consulting as an administrative assistant. The business is at 330 E. First St., Suite 9. Johnson comes to Johnson Casi Fors Financial Consulting with eight years of experience in financial operations and more than 20 years in office management. The office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
787 flies home SEATTLE — Seattle will see the new Boeing 787 serving the area where it was designed and assembled. All Nippon Airways announced Wednesday in
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Nonferrous metals NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Wednesday. Aluminum - $0.8939 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $3.2997 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $3.3630 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $1933.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8348 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1608.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1615.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $29.370 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $29.496 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum - $1428.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1432.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.
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While union leaders publicly tried to play down the new rules as a modest development, labor experts called the change significant. Unions have seen their ranks dwindle steadily over the last three decades to 11.9 percent of the workforce. The rules were approved by the board’s two Democratic members. Its lone Republican, Brian Hayes, has not yet cast his vote, but he is expected to cast a dissenting opinion sometime before the rule takes effect. Hayes is so strongly opposed to the plan that he threatened to quit the commission last month, claiming its Democratic members were ignoring longstanding
NEW YORK — The holiday shopping season is wrapping up to be bigger than anyone expected. Now, retailers are holding their breath and hoping consumers will keep spending in the final days before Christmas. Sales from November through Saturday rose 2.5 percent, compared with the same period a year ago, according to research firm ShopperTrak, which did not give a dollar figure. Online, shoppers have spent almost $32 billion online for the holiday season so far, a 15 percent increase from a year ago, according to comScore, which tracks Web use. Stores are expected to ring up $469.1 billion during the holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation, nation’s largest retail trade group. Heading into the holidays, retailers were nervous that Americans were so scared about another recession that they wouldn’t do much shopping. In fact, consumers themselves told consulting firm Deloitte in September that they planned to spend about 5 percent less on Christmas this year. That led stores to begin discounting earlier in the season, opening as early as Thanksgiving Day, and offering profitbusting incentives, including free shipping on clothes and juicy financing deals on furniture. Despite all the worrying, though, the season has been a lot brighter than expected. As a result, the National Retail Federation recently upgraded its forecast for holiday sales to increase 3.8 percent, up from its 2.8 percent forecast in October.
with a similar credit profile. The complaint says that these borrowers were charged higher fees and rates because of their race or national origin rather than any other objective criteria. “These institutions should make judgments based on applicants’ creditworthiness, not on the color of their skin,” said Attorney General Eric Holder. “With today’s settlement, the federal government will ensure that the more than 200,000 African-American and Hispanic borrowers who were discriminated against by Countrywide will be entitled to compensation.” Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America Corp. bought the nation’s largest subprime lender, Countrywide Financial Corp., in 2008.
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DEAR ABBY: You printed a letter DEAR ABBY from “Bruised and Abused,” a man who is dating a woman who becomes Dear Abby: I physically violent when they argue. Abigail was a victim. PeoI know this is a touchy subject. Van Buren ple asked me why I I have heard from authorities that didn’t fight back. I about half of domestic violence occurs wasn’t raised to hit when a woman throws the first blow. women. Most women believe, as the abuIn the end, my sive girlfriend said, that her attack on wife put me in the him isn’t violence because she’s a hospital twice and woman and he is a man. left me blind in my As difficult as it may be, we need to left eye. talk about the role women play in the She spent nine domestic violence cycle as well as the months in jail for responsibilities of men. I’m saving the everything that letter from “Bruised” to remind me. happened. Donald, A California Dentist Violence is violence regardless of who is throwing the punches. Tell that man he needs to get out Dear Donald: Since I printed that now! God forbid he ends up dead. letter, I have heard from readers tellBattered in Arizona ing me my answer didn’t go far enough. (I advised him to end the relaDear Abby: It doesn’t matter if he tionship.) is a boy and she is a girl, or that he is Among those who wrote to me bigger and stronger. Women do abuse were doctors, members of law enforce- men. ment and mental health specialists — It’s a crime that too often goes as well as former victims. unreported. My newspaper readers comment: He should contact the National Dear Abby: Because we are bigger Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799and stronger does not mean we don’t 7233 or SAFE (Stop Abuse for Everyget abused. I was abused by my forone) at www.safe4all.org. mer wife and an ex-girlfriend before I Claudia, Ph.D., Long Beach, Calif. recognized it for what it was and got Dear Abby: I agree with you that myself the help I needed. Nobody else the man needs to leave “Carmen.” was there for me. But something he wrote in his letIf she is hitting him, he needs to call the police. If he has marks on him, ter concerns me. He said, “I don’t want to end the relationship, but I think it’s she will go to jail. the only way I can make her see Men are too often ashamed to call things from my perspective.” the police because men think it This indicates to me that he thinks reflects on their manhood. he can “teach her a lesson” by breakHowever, they need to put that ing up with her, and that this would shame aside and get the help they stop her behavior. need. That would be a huge misconcepJoe in Missouri tion on his part. Carmen’s behavior isn’t something Dear Abby: I’m a retired cop. that can be modified through a “Bruised” asked you if what his girlbreakup. It is something that will friend is doing is domestic abuse. Your require intense counseling to correct, reply did not mention that his girlif it can be corrected at all. friend hitting him is domestic abuse. The boyfriend needs to end things It doesn’t matter if the abuser is for good — and run like the wind! male or female, nor the size of the vicBruce in Houston tim. ________ “Bruised” should call the cops and Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, report this before she goads him into a also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was response that gets him arrested. founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. LetThe courts can mandate the therters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box apy she apparently needs. 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by Russ in Helena, Mont. logging onto www.dearabby.com.
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The Last Word in Astrology ❘ ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t let someone distract you. It’s important to finish what you start so you feel confident and stressfree. Added discipline and a little extra detail on your part will ensure that you get what you want. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
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TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Plan your actions carefully. Spontaneity may be fun, but in retrospect you will realize your impulsive act was a mistake. Someone is sure to point out where you went wrong and judge you for it. Think before taking action. 3 stars
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GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Love, affection and divulging your personal plans for the future will make you feel good and enhance your life. A trip to see someone special will resolve any uncertainty about your future. A partnership will take a favorable turn. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of debts or collect what’s owed to you. Talk is cheap and can help you get matters under control. Love is highlighted, and spending quality time with someone special will result in ideas you can work toward together. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t worry about changes going on around you at work or regarding a job that interests you. In the end, you will benefit from what’s happening as long as you don’t make a fuss or show any signs of being unprofessional. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ll be upset if you haven’t been managing your money properly. Set up a strict budget that will help you pay down debt and secure your financial position. Negotiate with a company, institution or agency to get the best deal. 3 stars
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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make a lastminute move or decision that will spice up your life. Romance is highlighted, and offering something special to someone you love will enhance your relationship. Don’t let someone from your past meddle in your affairs. 3 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Helping others will be good for you emotionally, mentally and physically. You’ll be attracted to someone’s idea. The potential to offer something special to the public looks positive. A financial change is apparent. 3 stars AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put in a couple of hours at work if it will ease stress. Don’t limit what you can do because you are fearful of making a mistake. Discipline is all that’s required if you want to avoid overindulgence and trouble. 4 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Conversations will lead to upset. Avoid topics you feel strongly about. You will send the wrong message and can easily end up in an argument that ruins a friendship. Back off. It’s not worth the loss you will face. 2 stars
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A great investment or starter home. Charming features. 2 bedrooms, 1.25 bath. plus a big garage. Priced to sell! $109,900. ML262310/297432 Thelma Durham 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. NEAT AS A PIN! Clean with awesome location in a great community of homes. This beautiful, light and bright well maintained 3 Br., 2 bath home is ready to move in and is priced well below assessed value. End of the cul-de-sac privacy with a nearly zero maintenance yard. $76,000. ML262029/282661 Mark Macedo 477-8244 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY NEW LISTING Very well cared for 1 Br., 1 bath home in Dominion Terrace with 936 sf and a view of the Strait. Indoor heat pump being installed soon. $80,000 ML262363/301376 Dave Stofferahn 477-5542 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
Let’s make it a happy New Year for you and me! Buy my single wide with low down and low payments - will carry contract. 2 Br., 1 bath, with new shower stall, appliances, W/D, fridge, stove, and new flooring through out the home. Attached large laundry room or shop. Large deck and carport. 55 park located between Sequim and P.A. Small yard with garden shed and established perrenials and trees. Must see to appreciate. Asking $12,000/obo. 452-4165 or 360-301-5652
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For Sale by Owner Health forces sale of this 4.73 acres with end of road privacy on Whites Creek, site cleared, septic perk, partial salt water view, power/phone, minutes to downtown P.A. $99,000. 480-946-0406 PORT LUDLOW WATER VIEW LOT In resort community at end of cul-de-sac. $10,000 sewer has been paid and house plans available with sale of lot. CC&R’s. Beach club amenities. $129,900. ML108519 Lois Chase Johnson 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCING There are 3 nice, level 5 acre parcels just west of Joyce for only $64,900 each. Near fishing, camping and hunting. Power, water and phone in at the road. Buyer will need to purchase a Crescent Water share. Manufactured homes are OK but must be at least 1,200 sf and must be less than 8 years old. $64,900. ML252411 Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. ‘S’ IS FOR STOCKING STUFFER The deed for this cut in-town cabin will fit nicely into a holiday stocking. What a great gift idea! $79,000. ML261899. Jeanine Cardiff 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company ‘Y’ IS FOR YULE LOVE This beautiful, level and gentle sloping pastured 5 acre parcel. Absolutely stunning mountain views with a southern exposure. PUD water, power and telephone waiting for your dream home, change your address on your Christmas cards next year. $114,900. ML260970. Eileen Schmitz 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company
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1 Br., 1 bath APT. $550/mo. Washer + dryer, full kitchen, deck. 683-3491. CLEAN, SPACIOUS 2 Br., W/D. $575 plus dep. 1502 C St., P.A. No smoking/ pets. 360-452-3423 COLLEGE AREA P.A. 2 Br., W/D, fireplace $575, $575 dep., no pets. 452-3423. Condo at Dungeness Golf. 2 Br., 2 ba, no smoke/pets. All appl. Must see. $650. 1st, last, dep. 775-6739. P.A.: 1 Br. $475-$530. Some pets ok. Dwntown. 425-881-7267. P.A.: Lg. 1 Br. $500 mo. 1st, last, dep. Cats ok. Move-in cost negotiable for qualified applicants. 452-4409. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com WEST P.A.: 2 Br. $575 + dep. 460-4089. mchughrents.com
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P.A.: 2 Br., 606 S. Laurel. $695. 3 Br., 119 W. 5th St., $1,000. Ref. req. 808-2340.
P.A.: 315 Columbus, 3 Br., 2 ba, lease. $1,050. 457-4966.
1950s original kitchen table and 4 chairs plus leaf. Green and silver, excellent condition. $250. 683-6393
P.A.: Efficient 1 Br., carport, storage. $550 mo. 457-3614. P.A.: Great 1 Br., lots storage, no pets. $575 mo. 452-4671. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQ.: Condo, 3 Br., 2 ba W/S/G, 55+ Pets? $875. 461-5649. SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 ba, 2 car garage, no smoking/pets, W/D freezer, c;ose to QFC. $1,200 mo. 460-9499, 460-7337
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ROOMMATE wanted, $400, plus util. with extras incl. $300 dep. 360-301-9521. SEQUIM: Bedroom with bath, private entrance, water view, kitchen privlidges. Must love dogs. $500, dep. 683-2918 SEQUIM: Room, by Dairy Queen. $375, deposit. 683-6450.
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EAST P.A.: Warehouse/workshop. 22x32 $250 ea. 457-9732 or 457-9527. PORT ANGELES 8th Street Office w/great straight & mountain views. 800 sf. $600 month plus $85 utilities. 808-2402. PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326
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BED: Mismatched plus California king mattress and box springs, great shape, over $1,000 new. Sell for $400/obo. 681-3299 DINING TABLE: 73” long 30” wide, blond finish with 4 chairs. Very nice set. $130. Two matching blond finish coffee tables one large $40, one small $30. 681-4429 or 417-7685 MISC: Beautiful hardwood lighted show case, 51” tall, 60” wide, two glass shelves, mirror back, $700. (3) antique gold velvet captains chairs, $75 each. 360-374-2633 REDECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Victorian wall sconce lamps, $25 ea. Recliner chair, $50. Camel back sofa, brown/plumb tapestry, $150. Small vintage tole painted table, $25. Sewing machine in wood cabinet, $140. Two vintage upholstered side chairs, $50 ea. Wood kitchen table with 4 chairs, $45. Camel back love seat, red pattern, $45. Elegant sofa with exquisite woodwork, $500. Victorian tapestry print and frame, $40. Small stain glass table lamp, $15. These items would make great gifts! 460-0575.
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P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, newly remodeled, no pets/ smoking. $600 mo., $600 dep. 460-5290.
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Newly remodeled farmhouse, 3 Br., close in. $950. Also, 2 Br., 1.5 bath 2 story, $750. No pets. 457-6181
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SOFA: Buttery yellow with sage/rust floral design. 7.5’, three cushions, excellent cond. Purchased new 6 years ago, 1 mature female owner. No smokers or pets. Downsizing. Photos online. $325. 683-3219 SOFA: Elegant sofa with exquisite carved trim and claw arms, burgundy and cream tapestry fabric, 66” long x 45” wide, excellent condition, paid $1,500 from upscale store. Selling for $500. 460-0575
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ELECTRIC BIKE: By “City Bike”. With charger, new condition. $800. 683-6813 ELECTRIC FIREPLACE Cherry wood color, 47.5” wide x 18” deep x 40” high. Great condition. Great use for a classy TV stand. $300. 460-0575. FIREWOOD: $160/ cord. Delivered. P.A. Joyce. 461-9701. FIREWOOD: $179 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING Classic (Jokerz) pinball machine. Circa 1980s, good cond. $1,000. 683-8716.
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MISC: 16 cf upright freezer, excellent condition, $150. Treadmill, excellent condition, $125. 457-4379 MISC: 6-wheeled Jazzy electric scooter, $150. New 4wheeled walker, $100. Electric bed, $50. 457-7605 or 360-384-1592 MISC: Elliptical trainer, Life Gear, leg/arm and aerobic exercise, $100. Body by Jake + abs, back, etc., $85. Executive chair, high back, adjustable, leather, $100. All items like new. 681-4284. MISC: Freezer, small upright, 5 cf, Kemmore, excellent condition, $50. Juicer, excellent condition, $25. Patio table with 4 chairs, aluminum, $50. 683-1143.
MISC: Table saw, excellent condition, $400. Teen bicycle, $50. 683-8669. MISC: Tires, 245/7017 10 ply, new cond., $500. Antique woman’s bike, 3 spd, $300. Gas stove, new, $1,200, asking $600. 452-5803. Mobility Scooter 3-wheel, Go-Go Elite traveler. $300. 582-0749 POWER CHAIR Jazzy 6 power chair. Excellent condition, good batteries. $600/obo. 670-1541. RAINIER YERT: 30’, 2008 Eagle Model, insulated, 6 windows, platform included. $14,000. Natalia 360-774-1445
FIREWOOD: Mixed load. $200. 477-8832 SEWING MACHINE Montgomery Ward convertible bed sewing machine. Model UHT J 1414 in wood cabinet. Both excellent condition. Includes all parts and manual. Recently serviced. Used very little. $140. Susan 460-0575 STOVES: 710 Earthstove, 3 spd fan. Fireplace insert, 3 spd fan. Turbo fire pellet stove. $400/obo each. Washington State approved. UL. Listed. 360-670-3739.
FIREWOOD: $200 cord. 797-1414. UTILITY TRAILER ‘03 Eagle, 6.5’x13’ deck with side boards, ramps, load on all sides, hauls 3 quads, new tires. $950. 360-640-0320 UTILITY TRAILER 13’x5’, single axle, flat bed, will finish the sideboards if desired. $500. 460-0262, 681-0940 WANTED Riding lawn mowers, running or not. 206-940-1849.
COMPUTERS/GEAR Flat panels from $25. Laptops from $125. Broadband routers, $21. Kid’s computers from $30. Parts galore! 683-9394.
iPAD 2: 16GB, white color, compatible WiFi and blue tooth, original pkg, unopened from Apple. Model A1395. $475. 683-7072. PC: Vaio, 2.4 ghz, 1 gig ram, VID card, mouse, speakers, anti-viral update. Never used. $150. 417-0111, 417-1693
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GUITAR: Fender, 12 string, dreadnought acoustic. $300 cash. 460-3986 GUITAR: Very rare Fender Stratocaster, 30th Anniversary #199 of only 250 made. $800. 452-1254 or 460-9466 PIANO: Upright. Werner, great shape, $600. 565-6609.
DRUM SET: Pearl Export, 5 piece, all hardware, cymbals and throne. $500. 457-7158 ELECTRIC DRUMS Yamaha DTXpress IV Special V2 Electronic Drum Set. This a nearly new kit in perfect working order. Includes all pads, head, and Tama bass pedal. Asking $950. 360-460-0405
VIOLIN: 3/4, nice shape. $125/obo. 775-9648
4 Sale: Rifle: HighStandard AR15, .223/Nato. 16” chrome H-barrel,6 pos. stock, Bayonet lug, mil spec comp., 30 rd mag, made in USA to Colt specs, Factory Warranty, New in Box. $825. 360-683-7716
GUNS: Browning BLR 7mm-08, $600 firm. Sturm Ruger Bearcat, 22 LR, $375 firm. Both mint condition. 775-4838. KAYAKS: (2) Hobie Quest. Includes, wheels, life jackets, wet suits, paddles, car rack. $1,600. 460-0476 POOL TABLE: Coin operated, good condition. $1,000/ obo. 461-1746.
REMODELING? BUILDING A NEW HOME? Consider this: two sided see-thru propane fireplace. Enjoy heat and the view in two rooms at once. New in crate. Regency Panorama P121. $1,300 - great price! Compare online! 460-0575.
Desktop Computer Dell Optiplex GX280. Windows XP Pro. 19” Flat Panel Monitor. Stereo speakers and subwoofer. Includes keyboard and mouse. Excellent condition. $195 Call 460-0405.
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BUY gold 10% below spot and silver at spot. 809-0839.
WANTED: Old fishing reels, working or not. Cash. 582-9700. WANTED: Used chainsaw chain grinder. 360-461-7506
Walther PPK/S 380 ACP Collector James Bond by Interarms stainless w/box & 2 mags, Superb cond., manual and 2 mags $550. 360-477-0321
TOOLS: Like new Forney elec. welder, 225 amp ac/150 amp dc, w/face shield, chip hammer, 2 boxes of electrodes, $250/obo. Clean wheel weight metal in 1 lb ingots, $1.50/lb. 5th wheel trailer hitch w/canvas cover, $50. New tire chains, 13”, 14”, 15”, $20/obo. 797-1900, 460-6776
MISC: Lumber rack, new Surefit, fits F250, $220. Handheld marine VHS radio, $125. Garmmand 45 GPS, $80. 360-796-4502
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ANTIQUES WANTED Old postcards and bottles. 460-2791.
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Taurus needs voltage test Dear Doctor: My 2002 Ford Taurus had trouble with some interior lights, electric windows and the moonroof not functioning after starting. After driving a few minutes everything was normal. Then it had additional trouble of not starting. After sitting for two days, it started and ran fine. I replaced the Gem box with an identical-numbered one and everything was fine. Now, it won’t start again. I replaced the Gem box again, but the problem persists. Is there something powering the Gem box that needs replacing? Bob Dear Bob: The Gem module (aka body computer or body module) handles a lot of driver inputs. Before replacing any module, check for trouble fault codes and perform a voltage test at all inputs and outputs. If I were working on this car, I would check all the basic power and grounds. Next, would be research on our Identifix website to view all other vehicles with similar problems. Alldata has all the wire
THE AUTO DOC Junior Damato
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SAILBOAT: ‘73 29’ Ericson. New diesel, new electronics. Roller furling. Health forces sale. Slip Q15. Take as is, $10,000. 760-792-3891
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5TH WHEEL: ‘90 28’ Kit. Average cond. $3,500/obo. 360-683-6131
HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800. 7K miles. $4,700. 504-2599. HONDA: ‘03 XR100R. Excelelnt condition. $1,500. 808-3953.
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TRAILER: ‘82 19’ Terry. New 13’ awning, refrigerator, A/C, everything works, must see. $3,300. 683-1032
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TRAILER: ‘88 26’ Shasta Riviera. Air, needs interior work. $1,000/obo. 206-794-1104 TRAILER: ‘94 Terry. $5,900. 681-7381
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5TH WHEEL: ‘02 34’ Big Sky Montana. 3 slides, W/D, great storage. $20,000. 477-7957
5TH WHEEL: ‘11 30’ Crossroads Cruiser Patriot. 3 slides, fireplace, 2 recliners, 16” wheels. Asking $42,000 incl. 6’ slider hitch. 683-5682 or 541-980-5210
TRAILER: ‘99 24’ Mallard. New cond. $6,500/obo. 797-3730 WANTED: Award travel trailer. 683-8810
DIRTBIKE: ‘00 110 off brand. Lots of extra, after market parts. $700/obo. 582-7519. HARLEY DAVIDSON 1995 Fat Boy. All custom, new tires, chrome with a Jim’s Drag motor with blower. Must see. $10,900 452-2275
HONDA: ‘01 XR 250. Low hrs., $1,500. 683-4761
SAILBOAT: 22’ Columbia. 9.9 Merc ob. Well maint. $3,400. 360-504-2623
SEA RAY: Boat, trailer, low hours, cash. $7,995. 582-0347. 91 Aircraft 92 Heavy Equipment/Truck 93 Marine 94 Motorcycles/Snowmobiles 95 Recreational Vehicles 96 Parts/Accessories 97 Four Wheel Drive 98 Trucks/Vans 99 Cars
Dear Doctor: I own a 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with 128,000 miles. It uses a quart of oil every 900 miles. The Washer engine runs great, but Dear should I have a valve job Doctor: done to correct the oil Are there differences usage? Jay among all the various Dear Jay: Do not even windshield washer cleaners think about taking the I see in the auto parts engine apart. stores? If you do anything, just Some are more than change the oil and filter double the price than the lower-priced washer fluids. and start using high-mileage oil. This will cut down Mary on the oil consumption and Dear Mary: This is a give extra protection to the great question. engine. Yes, there are big differA lot of engines will use ences among the washer a quart of oil every 1,000 fluids, especially in the miles or so. The auto manSnow Belt and areas that ufacturers consider this a suffer from extreme cold normal condition. temperatures. The blue color fluid is Lines rot the most common and often the cheapest. The Dear Doctor: I own a good stuff is either orange 2003 Chevy Silverado with or purple. rotted brake lines. I conI have purchased a case tacted Chevrolet, and they of the orange color that said it is a wear item and contains Rain-X additive — my responsibility.
JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS! 3 Chihuahua mix male puppies. 8 wks., 1 tan, 2 brown. Shots. $250 ea. 360-504-2140 LABRADOODLES 1/2 Lab, 1/2 Standard Poodle, black, born Oct. 1st shots, wormed, very sweet. $600. Will hold for Christmas. 360-259-6347
diagrams, pin numbers and wiring colors to help find the source of the problem.
that really does work. The original blue color, often-discounted washer fluid, is great for the summer months and in nonfreezing conditions.
I think it’s defective and should not have rotted out. My mechanic suggested replacing the lines with stainless steel lines. What are your thoughts? Stan Dear Stan: Brake lines and other metal lines, gas lines and transmission lines are also included in the rotting. GM is not alone with this problem. The reason for the rotted lines is simple: poor quality, cheap metal. I own a 2004 Silverado with 27,000 miles, and I had to replace all the brake lines and transmission lines at a cost of $1,600 at my shop. I was able to purchase some of the lines from GM, the others we made up. You do not have to use stainless steel. There is a metal line called coated bundy flex that is easy to work with and will not rot.
________ Junior Damato is an accredited Master Automobile Technician, radio host and writer for Motor Matters who also finds time to run his own seven-bay garage. Questions for the Auto Doc? Send them to Junior Damato, 3 Court Circle, Lakeville, MA 02347. Personal replies are not possible; questions are answered only in the column.
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FORD: ‘08 Super Duty F350 4x4 crew cab. 6.4L V-8 diesel King Ranch. 16K miles, 20K in options. Exc. cond., never smoked in. Dealer maintained. Power Glide removable 5th wheel hitch. $39,900. Ron at 360-477-9659 FORD: 1989 F250 4WD 460, canopy. 101K mi. $3,000. 808-5182, 452-6932 FORD: ‘87 F250. 4x4 standard, 6.9 liter diesel. $3,200. 457-5649
ENGINE: ‘87 Subaru engine. $150. 460-0262
FORD: ‘90 Bronco Eddie Bauer. EFI 5.8, OD, air, CD, clean, straight, runs excel. $2,900. 808-0153.
FORD: ‘95 Aerostar. 170K, 4x4, lots new parts, good cond. $1,300/obo. 457-4347
4 Wheel Drive
CHEV ‘03 SILVERADO K2500 HD CREW CAB 4X4 6.0 liter Vortec V8, auto, premium wheels, oversized BFGoodrich All-Terrain tires, spray-in bedliner, privacy glass, tilt, air conditioning, Pioneer CD player, upgraded door speakers, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $16,405! Clean inside and out! Only 95,000 miles! Stop by Gray Motors today to save some bucks on your next truck! $11,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
FORD: ‘99 F-150 XLT 4X4 Triton. 5.4L 110K Mi. Moving! MUST SELL. $6,500/ obo. GREAT DEAL! 206-300-9007 JEEP ‘07 LIBERTY SPORT 3.7 liter V6, auto, 4x4, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, luggage rack, privacy glass, only 39,000 miles, very very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $14,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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2012 Kia Soul Plus BASE PRICE: $13,900 base with manual; $15,700 for base with automatic; $16,300 for Soul Plus manual; $17,300 for Soul Plus automatic. PRICE AS TESTED: $19,845. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger, small wagon. ENGINE: 2-liter, double overhead cam, four-cylinder engine with CVVT. MILEAGE: 26 mpg (city), 34 mpg (highway). TOP SPEED: NA. LENGTH: 162.2 inches. WHEELBASE: 100.4 inches. CURB WEIGHT: 2,778 pounds. BUILT AT: South Korea. OPTIONS: Audio upgrade package (includes UVO infotainment system, rear camera, Infinity audio system, subwoofer and speaker lamps) $900; power sunroof and front fog lights $800; carpeted floor mats $95. DESTINATION CHARGE: $750. The Associated Press
CHEV: ‘79 1 ton service truck, 88K, 4 sp, 350, 7K Onan generator, 3 air tanks, 110 outlets, etc. $3,980. 360-302-5027
CADILLAC: ‘84 El Dorado. Exc. 60K. $10,500. 452-7377.
JAGUAR: XJS-V12. Excellent cond., $9,600. 775-5827.
CHEV: ‘80 Chevette. $500. 460-7131.
GMC: ‘84 Jimmy 4x4. $500. 460-9776.
CHEV: ‘95 Lumina minivan. V6, 7 pass. $2,000. 457-1053.
GMC: ‘95 Jimmy SLE. Rebuilt 4.3 Vortec engine, fully loaded, 181K, good condition. $3,500/obo. 477-4838
CHEV: ‘91 Z28 Camero. Red t tops, excellent condition. $4,200. 928-1170.
KIA: ‘03 Spectra GSX. Hatchback, auto, 131K, new trans in 6/11, runs great, maint. records avail. $3,500/obo. 417-9040
CHRYSLER: ‘05 Town and Country LTD. 1 owner, great cond. 73,200 miles. $10,500. 683-1957.
CHEV: ‘94 Suburban. 3/4 ton. 2 owner, ‘454’ engine, tow pkg., 120K. Reduced $3,000. 808-3374.
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CHEV: ‘98 Malibu. Ex. cond., needs motor. $450. 457-7671.
MERCURY: ‘95 Grand Marquis. Good transportation. $1,750/obo. 4575500.
FORD: ‘98 Explorer. runs great. $2,500/ obo. 206-794-1104. FORD: ‘99 F250. 7.3L diesel. 154K, 4 dr. $13,500. 912-2323.
JEEP ‘99 GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO 4X4 4.0 liter Inline-6, auto, Selec-Trac, alloy wheels, Yakima roof rack, tow package, privacy glass, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, mirrors, and seats, cruise, tilt, air, CD/ cassette stereo, Infinity Sound, information center, dual front airbags. Immaculate condition inside and out! Popular Selec-Trac and 4.0 liter options! Nice roof rack! Get ready for winter in a 4X4 Jeep! Stop by Gray Motors today! $6,495 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com JEEP: ‘98 Wrangler Sport. 89K hwy. mi. $7,900. 360-580-1741 MERCURY ‘07 MARINER PREMIER EDITION 3.0 liter V6, auto, air, all wheel drive, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD with Audiophile audio, power windows, locks and seats, full leather, toasty heated front seats, keyless entry, back-up sensor, fog lamps, side airbags, privacy glass, 59,000 miles, very very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $15,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com NISSAN ‘04 XTERRA SE SPORT UTILITY 4X4 3.3 liter V6, auto, alloy wheels, running boards, roof rack, privacy glass, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, CD stereo, dual front airbags. Low miles! Priced under Kelley Blue Book! Get ready for winter with a Nissan 4x4! Stop by Gray Motors today! $10,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com NISSAN: 01 Pathfinder. 134K, 6 cyl., auto, air, tilt, cruise, all power, sun/moon roof, AM/FM CD iPod, tow pkg., nonsmoker. $7,400. 457-3891 TOYOTA: ‘79 Land Cruiser. Mil-spec inline 6, 67K, barn doors w/jump seats. $5,700. 670-1146.
FORD 1996 F150 REGULAR CAB 4.9 liter (300) Inline 6 cylinder, 5 speed manual trans, dual fuel tanks, good rubber, bedliner, tow package, vinyl flooring, air. Only 74,000 miles! Last year of the legendary 300 Inline 6! You won’t find one nicer than this! Like new! Stop by gray motors today! $4,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com FORD: ‘74 F250 Camper Special. Body and interior are exc. 390 eng w/auto. $900/obo. 477-1949 FORD: ‘82 Windsor F350 Truck. With hydraulic crane/ winch. Rebuilt almost everything $3,000. 360-460-5483 FORD: ‘85 F150. Cherry, 61K original miles, turn key and start, runs great. $4,250. 928-2181. FORD: ‘92 E250 van. Ladder rack, interior racks, good runner. $1,800. 460-9257. FORD: ‘92 Econo 150 van work truck, 185K, runs god. $2,100. 452-9363. GMC: ‘00 3500 utility truck. 6.5 liter diesel, 151K mi., 4 studded tires, good condition. $7,800. 683-3425. HONDA: ‘00 Odyssey EX. Runs great, 212K $3,900. 385-2012. HONDA: ‘95 Accord. Runs excellent, very clean, 48K, 4 cylinder. $4,000. 360-797-3865 TOYOTA: ‘84 work truck. 22R Long bed/canopy. $875. 417-8046
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CHRYSLER ‘01 PT CRUISER LTD EDITION 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors and seat, AM/FM CD and cassette, leather interior, power sunroof, roof rack, alloy wheels, remote entry and more! VIN583034. Exp. 12-24-11. $4,995 Dave Barnier *We Finance in House* Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com COLLECTORS: Olds Cutlass 442 1986, sharp lines, new int. $5,500. 683-8332. DODGE: ‘07 Caravan Town & County LX. Low mi., excellent condition. $10,600 firm. 457-8129. FORD: ‘03 Mustang convertible. $8,500/ obo. 360-808-1242. FORD: ‘92 Mustang LX convertible. 5.0 auto, 71K mi., excellent condition. $3,800. 928-0213.
FORD: ‘92 Taurus GL. V6, 139,000 miles. Nearly new tires and new battery. Good cond. $1,700/obo. Call 360-808-2523. FORD: ‘99 Ford Escort. 156,000 miles, 35 MPG, excellent condition, has many repairs, good tires 4 extra rims, have receipts, owner Chilton manuals. $2,500/obo. 360-461-6214 360-912-2858 HONDA: ‘00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, intake, 118K miles. $5,500. 452-9693, 461-6506
MERCURY: ‘99 Grand Marquis. $4,000/ obo. 681-0353. MG: ‘65 Midget. 85,672 orig. mi., mostly orig. interior. In running cond. $4,800. 417-2606. MGB: ‘76 Under 80K, new carb, exhaust, alternator, fuel pump and more. $2,950/ OBRO. 417-2165. MITSUBISHI: ‘08 Convertible Spyder Eclipse. Must sell, sacrifice, beautiful dream car, low mi. First reasonalbe offer takes it. $14,000, worth much more. 360-797-3892 PONTIAC ‘04 VIBE 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt, cruise, power windows, locks and mirrors, AM/FM CD, power sunroof, alloy wheels, remote entry and more! Made by Toyota! VIN422591. Exp. 12-24-11. $6,995 Dave Barnier *We Finance in House* Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com PONTIAC: ‘86 Fiero. 91K miles, well taken care of. Great Christmas gift! Collector’s item! Good mpg! $3,000. 775-9754 PONTIAC: ‘98 Sunfire. Auto, 4 dr, clean, well maintained, red, 26-30 mpg. $2,750/ obo. 360-808-5800. STUDEBAKER: ‘50 Champion. Starlight coupe, complete frame off restoration, 3 speed flat head 6 cylinder engine, all original, excellent condition. $12,000/ obo. 683-8810. STUDEBAKER: ‘62 Lark Cruiser. 289 Packard V8, body pretty good, but project. Time and money. $1,200/obo. 460-4963
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
Peninsula Five-Day Forecast TODAY
Fog in the a.m.; some sun, then clouds.
Cloudy and cold; late-night rain.
Cloudy with a little rain.
More clouds than sun.
Cloudy with a chance of rain.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain.
The Peninsula A dome of high pressure will lose its grip on the region today as a storm system approaches from the Pacific. Ahead of the system, areas of freezing fog in the morning will give way to a few breaks of sunshine throughout the day. Periods of rain will push into Neah Bay Port the Peninsula overnight with a few snow showers in the 46/38 Townsend highest elevations of the Olympic Mountains. Periods of Port Angeles 43/35 rain will last into Friday, but temperatures will be warm 41/28 enough to keep the precipitation warm. Conditions will Sequim dry out for the start of the holiday weekend.
Yakima Kennewick 32/15 30/13
Temperatures are todayâ€™s highs and tonightâ€™s lows.
Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ÂŠ 2011
Marine Forecast Areas of fog in the morning; otherwise, some sun giving way to clouds today. Wind east-northeast 8-16 knots. Waves 1-3 feet. Visibility under a mile. Considerable clouds tonight with a bit of rain late. Wind north 4-8 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times. Cloudy tomorrow with a little rain. Wind west-southwest 7-14 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times. TABLE Location High Tide LaPush
9:31 a.m. 11:05 p.m. Port Angeles 1:55 a.m. 10:48 a.m. Port Townsend 3:40 a.m. 12:33 p.m. Sequim Bay* 3:01 a.m. 11:54 a.m.
TODAY Ht 9.4â€™ 7.3â€™ 7.0â€™ 7.8â€™ 8.4â€™ 9.4â€™ 7.9â€™ 8.8â€™
Low Tide 3:29 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 5:52 a.m. 6:45 p.m. 7:06 a.m. 7:59 p.m. 6:59 a.m. 7:52 p.m.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 Seattle 42/29
Billings 32/17 Minneapolis 26/13 San Francisco 56/37
2.7â€™ -0.9â€™ 5.4â€™ -1.8â€™ 7.0â€™ -2.3â€™ 6.6â€™ -2.2â€™
10:26 a.m. ----2:41 a.m. 11:36 a.m. 4:26 a.m. 1:21 p.m. 3:47 a.m. 12:42 p.m.
9.6â€™ --7.6â€™ 7.7â€™ 9.1â€™ 9.3â€™ 8.6â€™ 8.7â€™
Low Tide 4:27 a.m. 5:21 p.m. 6:56 a.m. 7:30 p.m. 8:10 a.m. 8:44 p.m. 8:03 a.m. 8:37 p.m.
High Tide Ht
2.7â€™ -1.3â€™ 5.6â€™ -2.1â€™ 7.3â€™ -2.7â€™ 6.9â€™ -2.5â€™
12:01 a.m. 11:19 a.m. 3:23 a.m. 12:27 p.m. 5:08 a.m. 2:12 p.m. 4:29 a.m. 1:33 p.m.
7.6â€™ 9.6â€™ 7.9â€™ 7.6â€™ 9.5â€™ 9.1â€™ 8.9â€™ 8.6â€™
Low Tide Ht 5:22 a.m. 6:09 p.m. 7:55 a.m. 8:14 p.m. 9:09 a.m. 9:28 p.m. 9:02 a.m. 9:21 p.m.
2.6â€™ -1.4â€™ 5.5â€™ -2.2â€™ 7.2â€™ -2.8â€™ 6.8â€™ -2.6â€™
*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.
World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 59 46 r Baghdad 71 51 pc Beijing 34 21 s Brussels 48 46 c Cairo 65 48 s Calgary 35 26 s Edmonton 29 21 s Hong Kong 64 53 s Jerusalem 62 44 s Johannesburg 76 55 t Kabul 48 18 s London 52 46 pc Mexico City 73 43 s Montreal 37 25 pc Moscow 32 20 sn New Delhi 76 41 s Paris 51 45 c Rio de Janeiro 90 75 s Rome 52 41 s Stockholm 34 30 c Sydney 74 65 t Tokyo 56 38 pc Toronto 40 21 pc Vancouver 40 35 pc Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
El Paso 51/31
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National Cities Today City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur dâ€™Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau
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National Extremes Yesterday (For the 48 contiguous states)
High: 83 at Fort Myers, FL
Low: -2 at Alamosa, CO
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New York 56/42
Kansas City 36/18
Sunset today ................... 4:23 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 8:02 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 5:51 a.m. Moonset today ................. 2:38 p.m.
Detroit 44/28 Chicago 40/26
Los Angeles 65/43
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Bellingham 40/23 Aberdeen 48/33
Yesterday Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 44 29 0.00 17.24 Forks* 48 41 0.05 111.38 Seattle 44 33 0.00 34.41 Sequim 47 33 0.00 16.32 Hoquiam 43 31 0.00 64.36 Victoria 43 27 0.00 30.03 P. Townsend 44 41 0.00 16.55 *Data from Tuesday
Port Ludlow 43/34
PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Hospital guild presents $25,000 to Clallam County Fire District 3 PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
SEQUIM â€” The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild has given $25,000 to Clallam County Fire District No. 3. The guild presented the check to Chief Steve Vogel at a recent luncheon attended by about 60 members along with the districtâ€™s safety officer, Bryan Swanberg; Olympic Medical Centerâ€™s CEO, Eric Lewis; and Rose Gibbs, director of the Dungeness Health and Wellness Clinic. The luncheon was in appreciation of the volunteers who staff the guildâ€™s thrift shop at Second and Bell streets in Sequim.
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Gathering at a recent Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild luncheon are, from left, Clallam County Fire District No. 3 Chief Steve Vogel and District Safety Officer Bryan Swanberg with guild President Jean Janis and members Connie Hixon, Addie Curtis and Sue Tondreau. The guild presented the district with a donation of $25,000, and the district gave the guild a wooden plaque. The fire district also sur- ax on it for the $600,000 prised guild members by total given by the guild as of presenting them with a 2011 to the fire district. The Peninsula Menâ€™s wooden plaque with a silver
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