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Hardwood mill to get one owner Partner’s buyout not affecting personnel By Tom Callis

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PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Hardwood mill will soon go from two owners to one. Mill President Lindsay Crawford said David Syree, owner of Cascade Hardwood, has agreed to buy out his partner, Dick Tinney, owner of Washington Alder. Cascade Hardwood and Washington Alder opened the Port Angeles mill under a partnership in 2006. The sale should be finalized by February, said Crawford, who declined to provide the purchase price. “We have roughly 60 days to close the deal,” he said.

Action began in 2009 The partners began to move toward a breakup in May 2009, Crawford said. The mill was put up for sale in early November to see if there would be any other prospective buyers. Crawford said he couldn’t say if there were any other offers. The mill at 333 Eclipse Industrial Parkway employs about 90 people and makes furniture-grade lumber. Crawford said he doesn’t know how the buyout will affect personnel. “At this point, there’s no change,” he said. Turn


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Young volunteers Sharona Klahn, left, and her friend, Kaytlin Turner, listen while helping a customer at the Port Angeles Food Bank.

Food banks well-stocked

Community donates as demand increases

too,” said Sequim Food Bank Interim Director Stephen Rosales. The Sequim Food Bank distributed 750 turkeys with side dishes Thanksgiving and another 750 turkeys Christmas. “We were real blessed,” Rosales said. “I’ve By Rob Ollikainen never seen this much giving. People really Peninsula Daily News rose to the occasion this year. Thanks to the generosity of North Olym“Sequim is a very giving community.” pic Peninsula residents, food banks were But now, Rosales said, food banks everywell-stocked for the holiday season. where are entering a dry spell for donations. That’s a big deal, volunteers say, because “Between now and June, it trickles in,” he the bad economy has driven up demand — said. demand that isn’t likely to decrease after Port Angeles Food Bank Executive Directhe holidays. tor Josie Gilbeck was short-staffed Christmas “Demand was high, but support was high, Eve, so she rounded up her husband, a neigh-

bor and some friends to distribute turkeys. “It was worth being open,” said Gilbeck, who started her Christmas shopping later that day. “Sixty birds were gone within an hour and a half.” The food bank has become a multipurpose agency. The Department of Social and Health Services, Healthy Families of Clallam County, Serenity House of Clallam County, the Salvation Army and other groups have been coordinating with the Port Angeles Food Bank to serve more clients with fewer resources. Turn




Whole Constitution to be Kayaker spends half-hour in chilly Strait; dry suit saves him read aloud in Congress Peninsula Daily News

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stable condition Thursday at JefFor Peninsula Daily News ferson Healthcare hospital in Port Townsend undergoing treatPORT TOWNSEND — A good dry suit probably saved the ment for hypothermia. People photographing from life of a 67-year-old male kayaker who got caught in treacher- shore notified authorities of the kayaker in distress. The fire disous rip currents and dumped trict vessel Marine 16 was called into the chilly water off Point Wilson on Thursday afternoon, a at about 1:30 p.m. along with a nearby Coast Guard vessel, rescue official said. Beezley said. East Jefferson Fire-Rescue Beezley said onlookers said does not disclose names of people involved in medical emergencies, they saw the man flip four times. Beezley estimated the man and officials did not know the man’s home town, said Bill Beez- was in the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca at a temperature ley, district spokesman. Beezley said the man was in of between 45 and 48 degrees for

30 to 40 minutes. “It was fortunate he was properly equipped,” Beezley said. The district’s vessel took the man onboard and brought him to shore next to the Fort Worden dock. Karl Fisch, a ranger at Fort Worden — where the Point Wilson lighthouse is situated — said that by the time he got to the lighthouse, he could see the kayaker clinging to his kayak. The rip currents off the point are notoriously dangerous, Fisch said, and even large vessels sometimes get in trouble there.

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WASHINGTON — House Republicans taking over the majority next week will do something never before done in the 221-year history of Congress. They will read the Constitution aloud. They then will require that every bill contain a statement by the author citing the constitutional authority to enact the proposed law. It’s the influence of the tea party movement on the new majority. “It appears that the Republicans have been listening,” said Jeff Luecke, a sales supervisor

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and tea-party organizer in Dubuque, Iowa. “We’re so far away from our founding principles that, absolutely, this is the very, very tip of the iceberg. We need to talk about and learn about the Constitution daily.” These are two big changes on a long list of new rules Republicans will institute when they assume control of the House on Wednesday. After handing out pocket constitutions at rallies, after studying the document and demanding that Washington return to its founding principles, tea-party activists have something new to applaud.

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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press

Snooki’s ball drop moves to Jersey TURNS OUT THERE wasn’t room for Snooki in Times Square this New Year’s Eve. MTV’s plan to put “Jersey Shore” star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi inside a ball to drop Polizzi from the network’s Times Square headquarters has been dropped after an objection by the group that oversees the world-famous celebration. But Snooki will still drop in as part of “The MTV New Year’s Bash.” Her stunt has been relocated to Seaside Heights, N.J., according to Diane Stabley, borough clerk for the Jersey shore town made famous as the setting for MTV’s hit reality show. “Like the ball that drops in Times Square, there’s going to be a Snooki ball,” Stabley said Thursday. She said an MTV network crew was in town to pre-tape the spectacle Thursday night. “We love our Times Square home,” MTV said in a statement confirming the

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A crew member works inside the New Year’s Eve ball that will hold Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, star of MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” on Thursday in Seaside Heights, N.J. change of venue, “and while we’re disappointed there won’t be a Snooki ball drop there, she cannot be denied!” Snooki was sent packing earlier in the week by the Times Square Alliance, whose annual gala includes the century-old tradition of dropping its own illuminated ball at the stroke

of midnight. “It was never intended or requested for Snooki to be in the actual New Year’s Eve Ball in Times Square,” said Alice McGillion, the group’s spokeswoman. “The request to have her in a separate ball on a setback roof came too late and was too impractical to fit in to our outdoor events.”

organ transplant, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. Lead surgeon Dr. Joseph Murray went on to win a Nobel Prize.

“She was definitely one of the Rosies,” said Sandy Soifer, executive director of the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame, in referring to the fictional “Rosie the Riveter.” The image of the headscarf-wearing woman with the flexed bicep beneath a rolled-up shirt sleeve helped prompt scores of daughters, sisters and mothers to trade in the tools of housework for those of manufacturing and take jobs in plants across Michigan and the country.

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Passings By The Associated Press

RONALD LEE HERRICK, 79,who donated a kidney to his dying twin brother 56 years ago in what’s recognized as the world’s first successful organ transplant, has died of complications following heart surgery. Mr. Herrick died Monday at the Augusta Rehabilitation Center in Augusta, Maine, said his wife, Mr. Herrick Cynthia. He in 2005 had been in deteriorating health since his October surgery, she said. Mr. Herrick gave a kidney to his twin brother, Richard, at what is now Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. The 51⁄2hour operation Dec. 23, 1954, kept Mr. Herrick’s brother alive for eight years and was the first successful

________ GERLADINE DOYLE, 86, the model inspiration for the “Rosie the Riverter” poster, died in Lansing, Mich., on Sunday. When a photographer snapped Ms. Doyle’s picture in an Ann Arbor factory during World War II, the 17-year-old had no idea she would inspire others to contribute to the country’s war effort. Ms. Doyle said it took more than 40 years for her to learn that her image from that photo was placed on the illustrated “We Can Do It!” poster urging women to take on jobs traditionally held by the men fighting battles in Europe and the Pacific.

Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications

  In an Associated Press report Wednesday on Page A3 about the Postal Service’s decision to designate all new first-class stamps as forever stamps, AP referred erroneously to the Postal Rate Commission. The commission has a new name, the Postal Regulatory Commission. ■  The Jefferson Transit Citizens Advisory Board did not hold a scheduled meeting last Tuesday. An item on Page A5

Sunday said the panel would meet Tuesday. The next meeting of the board will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce building, 12th and Haines streets. The Peninsula Daily News strives at all times for accuracy and fairness in articles, headlines and photographs. To correct an error or to clarify a news story, contact Executive Editor Rex ­Wilson at 360-417-3530 or e-mail rex.wilson@peninsuladailynews. com..

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Discovery on the slopes of Mount Angeles of another new flower, penstemon nelsonae, has been announced in the current issue of Rhodora, journal of the New England Botanical Club. The species has been named in honor of Mrs. Oscar Nelson, in whose garden at Laugh Lines Heart O’ the Hills it was noticed last year by Professor J. William Thompson, botanist Seen Around It was so cold this at Cleveland High School in Seattle. Peninsula snapshots week, people are going to This is the fourth flower discovered on the airport just for the patMount Angeles and understood to be YOUNG PORT ANGE- downs. LES family, with several Jimmy Fallon native only to this area. elementary-age children, The other three are viola flettii, senecio planning to celebrate the flettii and senicio websterii. Did You Win? coming of the new year on State lottery results East Coast time via TV — 1960 (50 years ago) so all can be in bed shortly Robert V. Graham, chief examiner in ■  Thursday’s Daily after 9 local time the state Auditor’s Office, “questioned” the Game: 6-4-1 tonight . . . awarding of a bid for two reservoirs by the ■  Thursday’s Keno: WANTED! “Seen Around” Port Angeles City Council in 1960. 08-12-14-16-25-28-38-43-44items. Send them to PDN News The council awarded DelGuzzi Con46-48-49-58-64-65-66-68-72Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles 74-77 struction Inc. of Port Angeles the contract WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or Thursday’s Match 4: ■  with a bid of $381,584. e-mail news@peninsuladailynews. 06-08-15-21 A Eugene, Ore., company was the low com.

bidder at $380,952, which Graham noted. At the time of the bid award, Mayor Nathan G. Richardson said the council felt the award to DelGuzzi was “in the best interests of the people of Port Angeles.”

1985 (25 years ago) Two West End government agencies — Public Hospital District No. 1 and Clallam County Fire District No. 1 — jointly filed a lawsuit against Clallam County and several county officials over losses of funds associated with the March collapse of ESM Government Securities. Clallam already has been sued by the Port of Port Angeles. “I would think we may see other lawsuits from the other junior taxing districts,” said Mike Chinn, county chief deputy prosecuting attorney. Twenty public agencies in Clallam and Jefferson counties lost millions when ESM was closed by the Securities and Exchange Commission over alleged fraudulent dealings.

Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS FRIDAY, Dec. 31, the 365th and final day of 2010. Today’s Highlight in History: ■  On Dec. 31, 1775, during the Revolutionary War, the British repulsed an attack by Continental Army Gens. Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery was killed. On this date: ■  In 1857, Britain’s Queen Victoria decided to make Ottawa the capital of Canada. ■  In 1879, Thomas Edison first publicly demonstrated his electric incandescent light in Menlo Park, N.J. ■  In 1909, the Manhattan Bridge, spanning the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn, was officially opened to

vehicular traffic. ■  In 1946, President Harry S. Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II. ■  In 1969, Joseph A. Yablonski, an unsuccessful candidate for the presidency of the United Mine Workers of America, was shot to death along with his wife and daughter in their Clarksville, Pa., home by hit men acting under the orders of UMWA President Tony Boyle. ■  In 1970, Paul McCartney filed a lawsuit in London’s High Court against his fellow Beatles to officially dissolve their partnership. ■  In 1985, singer Rick Nelson, 45, and six other people were killed when fire broke out aboard a DC-3 that was taking the group

to a New Year’s Eve performance in Dallas. ■  In 1986, 97 people were killed when fire broke out in the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Three hotel workers later pleaded guilty in connection with the blaze. ■  In 1990, football coach George Allen died in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., at age 72. Allen was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002. ■  In 1997, Michael Kennedy, the 39-year-old son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in a skiing accident on Aspen Mountain in Colorado. ■  Ten years ago: President Bill Clinton authorized the United States to sign a treaty creating the world’s first permanent interna-

tional war crimes tribunal to bring to justice people accused of crimes against humanity. Former U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston died in Los Altos, Calif., at age 86. Flamenco dancer Jose Greco died in Lancaster, Pa., at age 82. ■  Five years ago: In central Indonesia, suspected Islamic militants set off a powerful bomb at a busy market frequented by Christians, killing seven people. Dick Clark, in his first television appearance since his stroke in 2004, helped ring in the new year in Times Square. ■  One year ago: A lone gunman dressed in black killed five people in Espoo, Finland, four at a crowded shopping mall, before returning home and taking his own life.

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Briefly: Nation Lisa Murkowski certified winner of Senate race JUNEAU, Alaska — Sen. Lisa Murkowski was officially named the winner of Alaska’s U.S. Senate race Thursday, following a period of legal fights and limbo that lasted longer than the write-in campaign she waged to keep her job. Gov. Sean Parnell and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, who oversees elections, signed the paperwork certifying her win in the hotly contested race. “It’s done,” Treadwell said after penning his last signature in front of cameras in Parnell’s office. The paperwork was Murkowski expected to be hand-delivered to Washington, D.C., by state Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai to guard against delays that could keep Murkowski from being sworn in with her colleagues on Wednesday. With certification, Murkowski becomes the first U.S. Senate candidate since Strom Thurmond in 1954 to win a write-in campaign. The official vote tally certified Thursday showed her margin of victory over her nearest opponent, Republican rival Joe Miller, was 10,252 votes.

Grizzly bear deaths up BILLINGS, Mont. — Grizzly bear deaths neared record levels for the region around Yellowstone

National Park in 2010, but government biologists said the population remains robust enough to withstand the heavy losses. An estimated 75 of the protected animals were killed or removed from the wild, according to a government-sponsored grizzly study team in the sparsely populated Yellowstone region of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. The deaths were blamed primarily on grizzlies pushing into inhabited areas, where bears get into trouble as they search out food in farmyards and from the big game herds also stalked by hunters.

Heavy snow, rain BELLEMONT, Ariz. — A winter storm pummeled the western U.S. on Thursday with fierce wind gusts, heavy rain and more than 2 feet of snow, closing freeways, forcing people from their homes in a California town and dumping a snowy mix of precipitation on the edges of Phoenix. Officials closed a road into Yosemite National Park in California after a rock the size of a dump truck tumbled onto the road, and strong winds created snow dunes on rooftops, front yards and streets across mountainous areas of Arizona. Snow and ice forced an hours-long closure of the two major thoroughfares in northern Arizona, stranding motorists south of Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon. People in Phoenix were stunned at the sight of snowtype flurries that the National Weather Service said were a combination of hail and snow that melts before it hits the ground. The Associated Press

Briefly: World Ex-president of Israel is found guilty of rape JERUSALEM — Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav was convicted of rape Thursday, a dramatic fall from grace for a man who rose from humble beginnings to become a symbol of achievement for Jews of Middle Eastern origin. The disgraced politician, who had rejected a plea bargain that would have kept him out of jail, will likely be sentenced to four to 16 years in prison. Katsav The verdict was seen as a victory for the Israeli legal system and for women’s rights in a decades-long struggle to chip away at the nation’s macho culture, which once permitted political and military leaders great liberties. The Tel Aviv District Court found Katsav, 65, guilty of two counts of raping an employee in 1998, when he was Israel’s tourism minister. It also convicted him of lesser counts of indecent acts; sexual harassment involving two other women who worked for him when he was president, from 2000 to 2007; and obstruction of justice.

14-year sentence MOSCOW — A judge has sentenced jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to 14

years in prison following a trial seen as payback for his defiance of Vladimir Putin’s power. Judge Viktor Danilkin on Thursday Khodorkovsky handed down the sentence after convicting Khodorkovsky of stealing oil from his own company and laundering the proceeds. Khodorkovsky is in the final year of an eight-year prison sentence. His lawyers said the new sentence is counted from his 2003 arrest and includes his previous term in jail.

Bolivia gas prices LA PAZ, Bolivia — Protests intensified in Bolivia on Thursday against a sharp increase in fuel prices imposed by President Evo Morales’ government. Thousands of demonstrators marched in La Paz and other cities, calling for the price hikes to be repealed. Some demanded Morales’ resignation. The higher prices were announced suddenly Sunday, and it has been the most unpopular measure of Morales’ five-year presidency. It led to an immediate 73 percent jump in gasoline prices and an 83 percent rise in prices for diesel — and also prompted rapid increases in transport and food prices in the Andean country. Fuel prices had been frozen for six years, but the government said it could no longer afford to subsidize them, especially since much is smuggled across the border to neighboring countries. The Associated Press

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In this Sept. 15 photograph taken during a march in Jackson, Miss., supporters of Gladys and Jamie Scott call for the release of the two sisters who are serving life sentences for a robbery that netted $11.

Kidney parole condition raises ethical questions Mississippi governor’s decision in 2 sisters’ case sparks debate By Holbrook Mohr The Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. — A debate is unfolding over an unusual offer from Mississippi’s governor: He will free two sisters imprisoned for an armed robbery that netted $11, but one woman’s release requires her to donate her kidney to the other. The condition is alarming some experts, who have raised legal and ethical questions. Among them: If it turns out the sisters aren’t a good tissue match, does that mean the healthy one goes back to jail? Gov. Haley Barbour’s decision to suspend the life sentences of Jamie and Gladys Scott was applauded by civil rights organizations and the women’s attorney, who have long said the sentences were too harsh for the crime. The sisters are black, and their case has been a cause celebre in the state’s African-American community. The Scotts were convicted in 1994 of leading two men into an ambush in central Mississippi the year before. Three teenagers hit each man in the head with a shotgun and took their wallets — making off with only $11, court

records said. After 16 years in prison, Jamie Scott, 36, is on daily dialysis, which officials said costs the state about $200,000 a year. Barbour agreed to release her because of her medical condition, but 38-year-old Gladys Scott’s release order said one of the conditions she must meet is to donate the kidney within one year. The idea to donate the kidney was Gladys Scott’s, and she volunteered to do it in her petition for early release. National NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous thanked Barbour on Thursday after meeting him at the state capital in Jackson, calling his decision “a shining example” of the way a governor should use the power of clemency. Others aren’t so sure. Arthur Caplan, the director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, has studied transplants and their legal and ethical ramifications for about 25 years. He said he’s never heard of anything like this. Even though Gladys Scott proposed the idea in her petition for an

early release and volunteered to donate the organ, Caplan said, it is against the law to buy and sell organs or to force people to give one up. “When you volunteer to give a kidney, you’re usually free and clear to change your mind right up to the last minute,” he said. “When you put a condition on it that you could go back to prison, that’s a pretty powerful incentive.” So what happens if she decides, minutes from surgery, to back off the donation? “My understanding is that she’s committed to doing this. This is something that she came up with,” said Barbour’s spokesman, Dan Turner. “This is not an idea the governor’s office brokered. It’s not a quid pro quo.” What happens if medical testing determines that the two are not compatible for a transplant? Turner said the sisters are a blood-type match but that tests to determine tissue compatibility still need to be done. If they don’t match or if she backs out, will she be heading back to prison? “All of the ‘what if’ questions are, at this point, purely hypothetical,” Barbour said in a statement from his office late Thursday. “We’ll deal with those situations if they actually happen.”

Crumbling roads, deteriorating restrooms at many state parks By Chris Blank

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KAISER, Mo. — At state parks across the nation, this is the toll of the deepening budget crisis and years of financial neglect: crumbling roads, faltering roofs, deteriorating restrooms. Electrical and sewer systems are beginning to give out, too, as are scores of park buildings, some of them built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.

Aging bridges In a few places, aging bridges have been detoured and tunnels blocked off because of falling debris. The tough economy has made money scarcer for administrators

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at some of the country’s most treasured public spaces who have been forced to postpone maintenance and construction projects, creating a huge backlog of unfinished work that would cost billions of dollars to complete. Park managers said they try to funnel money to the most urgent needs. Others have received help from private groups or volunteers to tackle work they cannot afford to finish on their own. Many states had backlogs long before the economy started to decline. But the lack of revenue has allowed more sites to decay, and no one can say how long the work will have to wait. The Associated Press sought information from park administrators across the nation and consulted researchers and published

reports. An AP analysis of the data showed that the backlog of projects has ballooned to more than $7 billion and continues to grow.

Little help Park officials said federal stimulus efforts have offered little help for the 6,500-plus state parks, recreation areas and historic sites in the U.S. And they contend a federal conservation fund to support recreation areas has skewed toward federal facilities. More than a dozen states estimate that their backlogs are at least $100 million. “Everyone seems to have sort of similar issues: Nobody has a lot of money, and everyone has a lot of projects to do,” said Will Harris, director of the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands.

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West: IHOP drops suit against Missouri church

West: Daughter accused of abusing same boy

Nation: Chance to win $242 million in lottery

World: Swede imprisoned for Auschwitz sign theft

THE INTERNATIONAL HOUSE of Pancakes has dropped its legal flap against a Missouri church over their shared initials. The Glendale, Calif.-based flapjack chain accused the International House of Prayer in Kansas City over the church’s use of the initials on its website and in signs and events at its headquarters. IHOP, the restaurant, argued that it might confuse customers and could link the pancake chain with the church. The chain dismissed its lawsuit last week in federal court in Los Angeles. An IHOP spokesman said the company dropped the lawsuit to resolve the matter amicably.

THE DAUGHTER OF an Arizona county supervisor has been arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with the same teenage boy that her mother is accused of sexually abusing over a three-year period, Phoenix police said Thursday. Rachel Katherine Brock, 21, was arrested Wednesday on three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of transmitting obscene material as part of an ongoing investigation surrounding her mother, Susan Brock, 48. Both women were being held without bond at the Maricopa County jail. Susan Brock was arrested in October.

THE MEGA MILLIONS lottery game played in Washington and 41 other jurisdictions will offer a jackpot approaching a quarter-billion dollars for tonight’s drawing. The jackpot has been steadily growing in the twice-weekly game since Nov. 9, when the last jackpot was won. Nobody won the $196 million jackpot in the latest game Tuesday night, raising tonight’s anticipated jackpot to $242 million thanks to brisk sales. If nobody hits the five numbers and Mega Ball sixth number tonight, the $242 million will rise toward $280 million for Tuesday’s game, lottery officials said.

A SWEDISH MAN was sentenced Thursday to two years and eight months in prison for instigating the theft a year ago of the notorious “Arbeit Macht Frei” (“Work Sets You Free”) sign from the former Auschwitz death camp. A judge at a regional court in the southern Polish city of Krakow approved a settlement that Anders Hogstrom, 35, had reached with prosecutors, court spokesman Rafal Lisak said. Hogstrom had confessed to involvement in the December 2009 theft, though he argued that a Swedish man talked him into organizing the heist. The sign was replaced by a replica after the theft.



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Newly elected Clallam County officials chat and pose for pictures after their swearing-in Thursday at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles. The new and returning officials are, from left, Director of Community Development Sheila Roark Miller, Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis, Auditor Patty Rosand, Assessor Pam Rushton and District Court 1 Judge Rick Porter.

Tighter disclosure rules for PACs sought by legislator OLYMPIA — In a response to outrage over furtive funding that played a role in two Puget Soundarea legislative races this fall, state Sen. Craig Pridemore, D-Vancouver, Wash., has unveiled legislation that would tighten Washington’s campaign-financedisclosure rules. Sen. Jean Berkey, D-Everett, has called on her colleagues to refuse to swear in her Democratic primary opponent, Nick Harper, who she claims benefited from tainted campaign money to beat her in August. It’s no idle accusation. After a lengthy Public Disclosure Commission investigation, state Attorney General Rob McKenna has sued Moxie Media, a Democratic firm that gathered contributions from labor unions and stateemployee groups. About $9,000 of that helped pay for two mailers and automated phone calls to attack Berkey, who was targeted by liberal Democrats upset with her views.

Closing loopholes Pridemore’s pre-filed Senate Bill 5021, which he has discussed with Minority Leader Sen. Mike Hewitt, R-Walla Walla, would shut down disclosure loopholes. It would: ■  Require that a PAC’s name contain the name of the person or group creating it.

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Problem was, the cash was folded into two new PACs — political action committees — Cut Taxes PAC and Conservative PAC, without the union pledges’ being disclosed as required by state law. Moxie was further found to have created dozens of PACs to skirt disclosure rules. In another nasty race, Sen. Eric Oemig, D-Kirkland, was the object of an anonymous mail piece funded, without the proper paperwork, by a local arm of the conservative Americans for Prosperity. Oemig was defeated by GOP candidate Andy Hill. Enter Pridemore, new chairman of the revamped Senate Government Operations, Tribal Affairs and Elections Committee.

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legislators gather. He said he’s confident he’ll find broad support, as aggrieved parties cross political lines. “It’s a huge issue, [an] immediate issue. I would like to show real quickly we’ve got a process, going forward, to address the problem,” he said. The recent episodes reveal “what could be done by unscrupulous people trying to avoid disclosure,” Pridemore said. “And it will be done, now that they see it’s possible” to duck disclosure until well past an election, he said. Regulating the PAC shell games is distinct from the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial “Citizens United” ruling that opened the door to mass contributions by corporations, Pridemore noted. “We’re not doing anything with how much money people can pay,” he said. “We’re simply saying you have to disclose it.” Rep. Tim Probst, D-Vancouver, Wash., was among other Democrats indirectly aided by a Moxie Media front group. He also has called for improved rules to curb secretive campaign spending.

WASHINGTON — Despite new travel requirements, more than 2.3 million Americans re-entering the country by land or sea from Mexico or Canada failed to produce a passport, birth certificate or other secure document to establish identity and nationality, a government review has found. Most people, including about 500,000 in California, were still allowed to pass through ports of entry without the approved documents or without being transferred to a secondary inspection post for a more in-depth examination, according to a report by the inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security. Many travelers were allowed to pass after undergoing extensive questioning and producing at least a driver’s license, the report found. Overall, 96 percent of travelers arriving at the 39 busiest land ports complied with the new law, which took effect in 2009. The procedure for processing those without the required documents also needs to be more precise and implemented across the board, the report said. Despite these findings, the audit concluded that if all those who skirted the rules were referred to a secondary inspection, which is not required now, the agency would not have the necessary staffing and infrastructure to handle the increase in workload. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agrees with the findings and plans on following the inspector general’s recommendations, said Stephanie Malin, an agency spokeswoman. The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, approved by Congress last year, requires U.S. travelers re-entering the country from Mexico or Canada to present documents, such as a passport or birth certificate, to U.S. Customs and

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Border Protection officers. At the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, the busiest land border crossing in the United States, a traveler without the proper documents is usually sent to a secondary inspection for further scrutiny, said Jackie Dizdul, a San Diego spokeswoman for the agency. But if an officer can determine the person’s identity and citizenship in the initial contact, through questioning or other supporting documents, such as a driver’s license, they are allowed to pass without being referred to a secondary inspection, Dizdul said. All travelers who are not in compliance are told how the regulations work and what documents are required. In the first eight months of the initiative, officers at San Ysidro referred about 282,000 travelers without proper documents, about 1,150 a day, to secondary inspections. During this same period, officers allowed about 167,000 travelers, about 680 a day, to pass without the documents or a secondary inspection. With staffing levels and available space, a policy that sends all noncompliant travelers to a secondary inspection would cause major delays at the port, the review said. Out of more than 1 million people, both U.S. and foreign citizens, who legally enter the United States each day, about threefourths arrive by land from Mexico or Canada.

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people who had lived there and scoured archives and collections of historical photos in museums, libraries and personal scrapbooks. Her walks among the ruins of Treadwell, now a ghost town on Douglas Island, spurred her to bring the people and the place back to life in her book. Kelly was born in Spokane and earned degrees from Gonzaga University and the University of Washington. She lives in Seattle and serves on the board of the Charlotte Martin Foundation, which funds programs for wildlife and habitat preservation. Admission is by donation. Proceeds support historical society programs. For a schedule of 2011 First Friday Lectures, visit

Restrooms closed PORT ANGELES — The Erickson Park restrooms will be closed for maintenance repairs beginning Monday. The restrooms at the park at Fourth and Race streets will be closed through Friday, Jan. 14. The closure will allow city of Port Angeles crews to clean and paint the interior of the facility.

Manager’s coffee PORT ANGELES — A City Manager’s Coffee is set for Friday, Jan. 7. Port Angeles City Manager Kent Myers will hear comments and answer questions from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive. Peninsula Daily News


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Moratorium comments due today Public has input on plan for Elwha fishing pause Peninsula Daily News

OLYMPIA — Today is the deadline for submission of public comments on a proposed five-year fishing moratorium for the Elwha River and its tributaries. The state Department of Fish & Wildlife is proposing the moratorium to help protect fish runs during and after removal of the 108foot Elwha Dam and the 210-foot Glines Canyon Dam. The state Fish and Wildlife Commission will conduct a public hearing on the moratorium proposal at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, in Room 172 on the first floor of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 S.E. Washington St., Olympia. The panel, which sets policy for the state Department of Fish & Wildlife, is scheduled to make a decision on the proposed fishing moratorium, which would begin next fall, at its Feb. 4-5 meeting in Olympia. The proposed rule has stirred concerns about the possible closure of Lake Sutherland, west of Port Angeles, with speakers at a packed meeting Dec. 15 in Port Angeles showing support for a fishing moratorium for the river as long as

it didn’t include the lake. Fish & Wildlife Regional Fish Program Manager Ron Warren said at the Port Angeles meeting that the lake was under consideration for closure to help the anadromous sockeye salmon survive, possibly by breeding with kokanee, or landlocked sockeye, in the lake.

Have to adapt After dam demolition, fish in the two reservoirs will have to adapt to a river ecosystem, and habitat for anadromous fish below the dams will change as sediment blocked behind the dams is washed downstream. Warren said the moratorium will give those populations a better chance of survival by giving them a boost before the dams come down and by protecting them for a few years after demolition. The agenda for the Jan. 7 meeting is at www. meetings.html. A link in the agenda goes to the fishing moratorium proposal. Comments on the proposed fishing moratorium can be submitted to Fish & Wildlife rules coordinator Lori Preuss at lori.preuss@ or at 600 N. Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501.

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Jack Harmon, owner of the Victoria Express II, and two other men pull the Victoria Express II backward a few hundred feet alongside a dock at the Port Angeles Boat Haven on Thursday. He said the Port of Port Angeles asked him to move the boat to make room along the dock. Harmon said that he didn’t want to start the engines because the boat had its exhaust ports plugged up for winter storage, so he and the other men slowly hauled the 200,000-pound boat by hand. Harmon said that if the weather was windy instead of calm, he would not have attempted to move it manually.

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The state will accept public comment on a proposed 12 percent increase in workers’ compensation premiums through Tuesday. The new rates will take effect Saturday under an emergency rule while the state Department of Labor & Industries continues the process of adopting the permanent rates.

FORKS — A culvert that washed out under Russell Road in Forks during flooding this month could cost between $500,000 and $800,000 to replace and will be left alone for the time being. Mayor Bryon Monohon said Mill Creek, which passes through the culvert on its way to join with the Quillayute River, has been eating away at the structure for a while. 10 a.m. Tuesday. The culvert washed out The hearings will be in in a Dec. 12 storm that Room 407 of the Tacoma caused flooding of rivers Convention Center, 1500 throughout the North Broadway, and at 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane. Written comments may be sent to Ronald Moore, Employer Services Program Manager, Department of 13 middle-schoolers to Labor & Industries, P.O. Box 44140, Olympia, WA Peninsula Daily News 98504-4140. PORT ANGELES —

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Because fish runs go through the river and the culvert is under an arterial street, federal funds originally were allotted to the project, Monohon said. But those funds are on hold for now, he said. “It is frustrating, of course,” he said. “Our logging guys want to just go over there and

throw in a culvert and seal it up, but it is a fish-bearing stream, and under the federal guidelines, it has to be done a certain way.”

28 feet wide The plan is to place a box culvert, which is 28 feet wide, under the road, Monohon said. “That is about as big as it gets without calling it a bridge,” he said. “We are hoping that with that width, it will have a little more freedom to flow and we won’t have the problems with erosion,” he said.

Thirteen middle school students from Japan will visit two elementary schools next week. The students from Mutsu City, Port Angeles’ sister city, will arrive in Port Angeles on Wednesday.

and booked into King County jail under investigation of driving under the influence of drugs. Seven hours earlier Wednesday night, another trooper’s car collided with a vehicle that was spinning out of control on state Highway 167. He and the driver of the other car were taken to Valley Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries. The State Patrol said a third trooper responding to the accident on state Highway 167 was involved in a crash nearby.

On Friday, Jan. 7, the students will conduct a culat Stevens Middle School at ture fair at Franklin Elementary School from 4 p.m. and introduced to 9:15 a.m. to noon before host students and families. touring the Museum at the Carnegie in Port Angeles at Visit to school 12:15 p.m. On Thursday, the students will visit the school at Olympic Game Farm 8 a.m. At 1 p.m., they will leave From 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., to visit the Olympic Game they will conduct a culture Farm in Sequim. fair with Japanese crafts On Saturday, Jan 8., the and games in the school’s students will be served a farewell dessert at the library.

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PORT TOWNSEND — At one time, Chinese immigrants ran farms and stores and worked in shipyards and homes throughout East Jefferson County. During the 1890s depression, most left, said Phyllis Snyder of the Jefferson County Historical Society. But before then, “we had a huge Chinese community in the Victorian Era” in the late 1800s, Snyder said. The accomplishments and culture of Chinese immigrants will be celebrated New Year’s Eve during the historical society’s First Night, an annual alcohol-free event that offers games, crafts, stories, films and, of course, fireworks to usher in the new year. All activities will take place in and around Port Townsend’s historic City Hall at 540 Water St. between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday. The theme of the Chi-

nese heritage of the area will tie many of the myriad events together, according to information from Snyder, who is coordinating First Night. The Jefferson Community School at 280 Quincy St. will host a crafts session to make Chinese lanterns from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Kids and their families can make these authenticlooking lanterns, with battery-operated lights in them,” Snyder said.

‘Traveling trunk’ Also at the school will be a “traveling trunk” from the historical society’s permanent exhibit in the museum in historic City Hall. The trunk show will feature artifacts and photos documenting the county’s Chinese heritage. “Happiness Wishes for 2011” can be made in the courtroom gallery at historic City Hall There, a Chinese charac-

from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. “Zoom Fantasy,” an exhibit of drawings by Port Townsend High School students, will be mounted in the Hildt Room. Puppet Theatrical will be presented by Thaddeus Jurczynski & Co. in the fire hall gallery. The Port Townsend High School Interact Club will have children’s games in the old jail cells, and a cake walk is planned in the marshal’s office gallery. A “history hunt” will be Jefferson County Historical Society ongoing in the courtroom gallery. Chinese artifacts from the Jefferson County New this year will be a Historical Society’s permanent collection will special PT Film Festival in be on display at the Jefferson Community the theater gallery. School during tonight’s New Year’s Eve The films to be shown celebration in Port Townsend. are “Butterfly Circus,” “The Mouse That Roared” and ter that spells out “happi- events are only some of the “This Is My Family.” ness” will be available for activities planned for First wishing upon — and for- Night. Other venues tune cookies will be availMany activities will take able. Branching out from the place in historic City Hall. Then, there are firehistoric City Hall are activiworks, a Chinese invention, City Hall activities ties at several other venwhich will light up the sky ues. Musical performances in from Memorial Field at Key City Public Theatre 9 p.m. after an illuminated City Council chambers will will present children’s stoanchor, created by sculptor feature Larry Jones playing ries at the Port Townsend Thaddeus Jurczynski, is “Lap Steel Oldies” at 6 p.m. Athletic Club, 229 Monroe and the PT Songlines Com- St., in 40-minute sets beginraised. But Chinese-themed munity Chorus Sing Along ning at 6 p.m., and the Key

City Playhouse will offer “The Best of PT Shorts” at Jefferson Community School. Elevated Ice Cream, 631 Water St., will feature face painting and live music. Those who want to dance will find square, line, round and folk dancing at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St. Live music and art will be offered at the Boiler Room, 711 Water St. Suggested donation admission is $5. Proceeds will benefit the historical society’s programs. Admission passes are now available at the Jefferson County Museum in historic City Hall. Each pass holder will receive a raffle ticket for prizes from the historical society’s museum shop. The raffle will be held following the fireworks. It will not be necessary to be present to win. First Night is organized by the Jefferson County Historical Society and sponsored by First Federal. For more information or for passes, phone 360-3851003 or visit www.jchs

Congress: Debate split along partisan lines Many lawmakers will participate, with one representative reading a portion of the document before yielding the floor to another representative to continue reading and so forth. Boehner spokesman Brendan Buck said Democratic lawmakers are welcome to participate. “We always hear members of Congress talking about swearing an oath to represent their constituents when in reality, the only oath we take is to the Constitution,” Boehner said in a speech this fall. “We pledge ‘to support

and defend the Constitution of the United States.’ No more, no less.” The House Historian’s Office found no record of the Constitution having been read aloud on the House floor, though two lawmakers have submitted the text into the Congressional Record — Roswell Flower, D-N.Y., in 1882 and Thomas Reilly, D-Conn., in 1915. The historic nature of the reading came as a surprise to some tea party leaders. Akhil Reed Amar, a Yale Law School constitutional scholar, supports the reading.

“I like the Constitution,” he said. “Heck, I’ll do them one better. Why only once in January? Why not once every week? “My disagreement is when we actually read the Constitution as a whole, it doesn’t say what the teaparty folks think it says.”

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ity rule will restart this debate with each new bill. Every piece of legislation now will require a statement from its sponsor outlining how the Constitution empowers Congress to enact such a law. Republican leaders have distributed a five-page memo outlining how to determine a bill’s constitutional authority. They also hosted training sessions for legislative aides. The debate over constitutionality has split largely along partisan lines, leading some legal scholars to say the new House rule might be more about playing politics. “I see this as a statement of the Republican Party, heavily influenced by the tea party, that we are the defenders of the Constitution and we will exercise our constitutional responsibilities seriously in ways the Democrats did not,” said Neil Siegel, a law professor at Duke University. For tea party activists, however, this will be the true test of whether Republican leaders are taking the Constitution seriously. “You can do the talk, but you have to do the walk,” said Clifford Atkin, a leader of the New Boston Tea Party in Woodbury, Conn.

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A pillar of their movement will become a staple in the bureaucracy that governs Congress. Yet, the question debated in legal and political circles is whether the constitutional rules simply are symbolic flourishes to satisfy an emboldened and watchful tea-party base. “I think it’s entirely cosmetic,” said Kevin Gutzman, a Western Connecticut State University history professor who said he is a libertarian and sympathizes with the tea party movement.

“This is the way the establishment handles grass-roots movements,” he added. “They humor people who are not expert or not fully cognizant. And then once they’ve humored them and those people go away, it’s right back to business as usual.” The reading of the Constitution will occur Thursday, one day after the swearing in of Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio. The 4,543-word document, including all 27 amendments, could be read aloud in 30 minutes. But the exercise probably will last longer.

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Food: PA branch has become central drop zone Continued from A1 “We’ve kind of branched out,” said Gilbeck, who just finished her third holiday season at the food bank. “We’re seeing a whole different group of faces.” The Port Angeles Food Bank has become a central drop zone that buys in bulk and distributes hygiene products, blankets, diapers and pet food in addition to people food. Pet food is an absolute necessity, Gilbeck said, because some clients would rather live in their cars or skip meals themselves before they let a furry companion go hungry.

Forks baskets In Forks, food bank Treasurer Mary Ulin said 220 holiday baskets went fast. “We had more people this year,” she said. That same demand was seen in Sequim. The Sequim Food Bank passes out about 250 boxes of food per week. That number was about 100 before the economic downturn, Rosales said.

Shirley Moss. “We’re really stocked right now. Later in the year, people tend to forget about us.” At the Port Townsend Food Bank — by far the largest in Jefferson County — demand has nearly doubled in the last five years. Moss said the food bank Shirley Moss Port Townsend Food Bank gets 220 to 230 client famiassistant manager lies per week. A client family can be a single person or an extended family of up to “It’s a dramatic increase, 11. and we haven’t seen it level out yet,” he said. Association In addition to the growThe Jefferson County ing demand, Rosales has noticed more and more Food Bank Association young people who have lost includes the food banks in their jobs coming to the food Port Townsend, Chimacum, Quilcene, Brinnon and bank. The all-volunteer Sequim Coyle. Moss said her peers at Food Bank gets food from food drives at the fire the other food banks are department, churches, “absolutely” seeing more schools, grocery stores and demand. “It keeps growing year the Boy Scouts. It also received two generous after year,” Moss said. “We’re seeing steady financial donations this growth from week to week.” Christmas season, Rosales ________ said. “People are incredibly Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be generous this time of year,” reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. said Port Townsend Food ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. Bank Assistant Manager com.

“People are incredibly generous this time of year. We’re really stocked right now. Later in the year, people tend to forget about us.”

Where to find food banks to help, donate Port Angeles ■  Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal Food Distribution; Community Center’s main office; 360452-8471. ■  Port Angeles Food Bank; 402 S. Valley St.; 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 360-452-8568. ■  Salvation Army Food Bank; 206 S. Peabody St.; 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday. ■  St. Vincent de Paul; 112 E. Eighth Ave.; call for assistance at 360-4575804. ■  Lutheran Community Services; 301 Lopez St.; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; 360-452-5437. Oneto two-day supply of emergency food available. Call ahead, if possible, so that LCS can be sure that someone will be available to help. ■  Christian Center to access food supplies; 304 Viewcrest Drive; 360-4528909. Call and leave name, family size and phone number. Pick up

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■  Sequim Food Bank; 144 W. Alder St.; 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Friday and Saturday; 360-6831205. Donations can be taken to the food bank. Monetary donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 1453, Sequim. ■  Sequim Community Help Center; 707 Washington St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 360681-8735; food vouchers of up to $25 for Costco; ■  Sequim St. Vincent De Paul; 360-683-2112; call for assistance. ■  Adventist Community Services; 30 Sanford Lane; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 360-6837373.

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Port Angeles Food Bank Executive Director Josie Gilbeck helps load boxes of frozen meat into a vehicle last Friday.

Clallam Bay ■  Hope Food Bank; 16693 state Highway 112; 360-963-2424.




Bank; Zaccardo Road, Sequim; drop-in or appointment, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 360-681-4636.

■  Forks Community Food Bank; 181 Bogachiel Way; 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 360-374-2565. Donations can be made to the food bank directly, and monetary gifts can be placed at the Sterling Savings Bank, Bank of America or First Federal branches in Forks.

LaPush ■  Quileute Food Distribution Program; Social Services Building, 50 River Road; 360-3742147.

Neah Bay ■  Neah Bay Food Bank and Food Distribution; 40 Resort Drive; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 360-6452154. Source: Olympic Community Action Programs

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No more state business as usual By Chris Gregoire

budget, we looked hard at every state agency and function. We did so with complete revenue should be increased. transparency. That, combined with the worst We started with, “Is this an economic downturn in our lifeessential state service?” times, has led to a budget that We asked whether it could be uses the word “eliminate” 80 done by someone else, if it could times. be funded differently, or paid for These are complete eliminaby user fees, and whether we tions. could make the program more They will not return. efficient or require performance However, my priority started incentives. not with what we could eliminate, The answers led to the most but what we could do differently. significant transformation of govI tasked state agencies to con- ernment services that have been tinue in their push to be more proposed in our state. modern, lean and efficient. We are breaking the silos of I asked that we begin laying a state government, eliminating new foundation for a 21st-cenduplication of services and modtury government that still serves ernizing our delivery. the most vulnerable, educates In doing so we’ve taken on a our children and protects the field of sacred cows: public in a time of lagging recovn In my proposal, I consolidate ery. 21 agencies into nine. To get to that transformation, n I put 12 state properties up we asked eight questions that for sale. I’ve seen no other state ask, and n I eliminate one prison and offered results that I’ve seen no one juvenile-corrections instituother state propose. tion. Online, in town halls and n I ask for the people who use through a bipartisan group that state parks to pay for them, and set out to help transform our not have all taxpayers responsible

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THE magnitude and depth of this recession has made one thing clear — business as usual can no longer be the norm. Our state faces a budget shortfall of historic proportions and for the coming 2011-13 biennium we must close a $4.6 billion gap. With more Gregoire than 60 percent of the state budget constitutionally protected from reductions, we must cut one-third of the remaining amount. It won’t be easy. It will be felt. And there are few good options. These are historic times, and they call for an entirely different look at what state government can and can’t do. The budget I proposed two weeks ago does not rely on new revenue. This past November, voters soundly rejected any notion that

for their upkeep and protection. n I require adult family homes to pay for the full cost of their licensing. n I cancel the 2012 presidential primary, which is done out of tradition, not necessity. (Washington relies on caucuses to select their candidates). n I’ve addressed the unfunded liability in our pension system, saving $11 billion over 25 years. n I’m addressing health-care inflation to save $26 billion statewide over the next 10 years. n And I’ve asked state employees, who haven’t had a cost-of-living increase in four years, to shoulder more of their health-care burden and to take a 3 percent pay reduction. n Along with other statewide elected officials, I’ve requested that the commission that sets our salaries to give us the same pay cut. I made some decisions because I wanted to, and many because I had to. By its very nature, government is a methodic process. In times of calm that system works.

In times of crisis, urgency is essential and boldness is required. Even so, it’s important to remember that our core mission is serving people. We’re not selling a product or service, rather we’re protecting the public, educating our kids, incarcerating prisoners, keeping highways safe and preserving our environment. With many of the cuts we’re forced to make, we stretch the safety net thin. More than ever we will need to rely on community groups, faith-based organizations and neighbors to help shoulder the burden. In January the Legislature convenes and will use my budget as a starting point. They will find what I did — options are scarce, decisions are tough, bold reform is a must and time is of the essence. Chris Gregoire is in her second term as governor. Martha Ireland, our regular Friday columnist, is off today.

End retire-rehire: Current policy rightly troubles taxpayers When it comes to ideas for cleaning up the state budget, this one is akin to sweeping the dust balls out of the corner. The roof still is leaking and the porch still is sagging, but at least the corners will be dustfree. That’s the best analogy for Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposal to end retire-rehire exemptions for state employees. It’s necessary, but much work will remain once the chore is completed. Gregoire has proposed limitations on a state policy that allows employees to retire, begin collecting a pension, and then be rehired for the same job or a similar one. This has created an epidemic of double-dipping, in which

workers receive full retirement benefits while still collecting a salary. To be fair, the workers are not to be faulted in this situation. While state employees have been scapegoated for many aspects of Washington’s budget problems, in this situation they deserve to be absolved. If state policy allowed for the retire-rehire scenario, eligible workers would have been foolish to not take advantage of the possibility. In this situation, the question is: “Wouldn’t you do the same thing if you could?” Still, the scenario is one that requires fixing — and the blame can be directed at legislators who allowed this flawed policy

to exist in the first place. According to the governor’s office, the proposal will save the state $2.2 billion over the next 25 years. That won’t patch the roof or fix the porch, but it will tidy up the place a bit. In 2001, lawmakers expanded the opportunity for retirees from state-administered retirement systems to return to work while still receiving their monthly pension. In 2003, limitations on the number of hours those employees could work were put in place — an acknowledgment that there were problems with the plan. But a recent investigation exposed abuses in the system, particularly in the state

Peninsula Voices Almost nothing left Since 1981, I’ve lived on Twin View Drive overlooking the newly created 148acre state Department of Fish and Wildlife Lower Dungeness Unit just west of the mouth of the Dungeness River. As people passed away, some land was donated for conservation of eagles, songbirds, upland birds, mammals large and small, reptiles and amphibians. Ever since this area has been opened up to the general public with zero enforcement, and hunters started shooting at anything that moves, almost nothing alive is left. The area is a 24-hour war zone where the latest Cabela’s night vision/bow and arrow/munitions are used and trespassing is all over. Even domestic cats and dogs have been shot. Hunters are all over, even right in front of my house where I pay taxes for my share of the private Pioneer Beach Community Park. I am constantly awakened by loud shooting, my dogs are in constant trembling fear — and I fear being shot as bullets often fly my way. Why is our government

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allowing people to kill off the so very little wildlife left in this part of our community? Every time I see an animal shot and slowly dying on my property my heart is totally broken. How can we all accept this? Carlos Jorge Heine, Sequim I am writing to express my opposition to the proposed closure of Lake Sutherland for five years. Year-round closure is not necessary to determine if the lake would support an anadromous sockeye salmon population. I have a home on Lake Sutherland that brings joy to our family and our friends. Lake Sutherland is a pristine lake that supports water sports and the quiet of fishing, in concert. Otters catch fish, as do bald eagles and osprey. Stopping fishing on Lake Sutherland will do great harm to property values and possible changes in the level of the lake, affecting water sports. Lake Sutherland provides easy access for children and seniors who enjoy catching trout and kokanee.

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Employment Security Department, of all places. While rehired workers were supposed to be limited to 867 hours annually, the investigation revealed one employee who worked 2,000 hours in a year, and others who also exceeded the cap. “It showed us we have some cleanup to do,” Sheryl Hutchison, an Employment Security spokeswoman, told The Seattle Times. The investigation also revealed violations regarding the rehiring of the employees, including the eschewing of a mandatory six-month waiting period before they could be reemployed. The situation adds to the public’s growing resentment of

Eliminating this sport fishery all together for five years takes away that opportunity which would not be easily found elsewhere. While I understand the removal of the Elwha dams is some sort of great experiment, the state needs to understand this will not provide any additional information and will generate animosity between the state and local residents. Besides, Indian Creek (the lake’s outlet and a major tributary of the

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Nothing could be further from the truth. The fact is, it’s exactly the opposite. The far left loons of the George Soros bent and his many supported organizations and cronies are the ones who are actively working to destroy our Constitution and founding principles and turn America into a socialist cesspool. It’s also true that by communist doctrine it’s perfectly acceptable to lie, cheat and steal your way to your goal. In other words, the end justifies the means. If you can’t win on the honest facts or by having light shed on the truth then the only thing left is to tell lies, and tell them often in the hope that the ignorant and uninformed Elwha River) has many ‘Useful idiots’ will eventually believe beaver dams. It never ceases to amaze them as truth. What happens to the me how the far left is willing The socialists are scared beaver and otter? Are they to make total fools of themto death of Fox News to be trapped and killed? selves with their outlandish because it now outrates CNN A better option would be statements of “misfact.” and MSNBC combined. close fishing during spawnFor this letter writer to The latest example was ing and to have a limit of demonize Glenn Beck, who put on public display in one fish or even no fish, grand fashion with the let- is getting the documented with catch and release. ter published in the Dec. 19 truth out more than anyA closure from mid Sep- issue of the PDN titled one else, is a typical tactic tember to April 1 would “U.S. Influence.” of the radical left. provide the protection the It was a disgusting disVladimir Lenin had a state desires and still allow play of ignorance in which name for his adherents: residents to fish. he basically accused all “Useful idiots.” Jim Cammack, conservatives of desiring to Greg Carroll, Sequim Lake Sutherland destroy this country.

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state employees. The ability to draw a pension from the state while drawing a salary from the same taxpayers simply doesn’t feel right to those who are paying said taxes. Because of that, Gregoire is wise to target the retire-rehire loophole as one requiring cleanup. According to a statement from the governor’s office: “The governor proposes to close this exception by disallowing retired employees from participating in these separate retirement plans. “Restrictions will also be imposed to not allow individuals to draw full-time retirement benefits as well as salary.” — The Columbian, Vancouver

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The nosy Nanny State It was a nefarious year for nettlesome nosy-bodies employed by the Nanny State. Here are the top power-grabbers of 2010 who just can’t leave us alone:   New York City Michelle Mayor Michael Malkin Bloomberg. Two feet of snow paralyzed trains, buses, plows and emergency vehicles in the Big Apple this week. Perhaps if Bloomberg — the nation’s top self-appointed municipal food cop — spent more of his time on core government duties instead of waging incessant war on taxpayers’ salt, soda, transfat and sugar intakes, his battered bailiwick would have been better equipped to weather the storm.   Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. He proposed meddling mileage taxes, mused about a system to track drivers’ routes, lobbied for high-speed rail boondoggles and promoted a “livability initiative” to limit suburban growth and force dwellers into public transportation. Then America’s driving czar floated a plan earlier this fall to disable cell phones through some kind of centralized government mechanism. LaHood backed off that creepy crusade, but he is still intent on waging war against drivers who choose to use cell phones, entertainment systems and GPS devices on the road. Just last week, the unstoppable control freak proposed a new rule banning truck and bus drivers from any use of cell phones while driving — including emergency calls on hands-free devices. His anti-car agenda is stuck in overdrive.   The city of Cleveland. The green police in this Midwestern metropolis made headlines in February with an intrusive plan to roll out electronic snooping trash cans — “smart” rubbish bins bugged with radio frequency identification chips and bar codes to monitor residents’ recycling habits. Violators can be fined $100. Federal stimulus money has

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gone to fund similar programs in Dayton, Ohio. The technology originated in Germany, was adopted by ecoauthoritarians in England (where at least 500,000 trash cans are now embedded with snitch chips) and has spread across Europe. Welcome to the age of Bin Brother.   The city of San Francisco. The city Board of Supervisors recently took the “Happy” out of McDonald’s Happy Meals by banning all restaurants from serving toys with children’s meals that exceed arbitrary limits on calories, fat, salt and sugar. Even the mayor of the People’s Republic of San Francisco opposes the latest food-control scheme. But the bossy City by the Bay continues to assault consumer freedom with bans on everything from plastic bags to pet sales and soda pop. By executive order this summer, Mayor Gavin Newsom outlawed Coke, Pepsi and Fanta Orange drinks from vending machines on city property. The decree dictates that “ample choices” of water, “soy milk, rice milk and other similar dairy or non dairy milk” must instead be offered. It’s not clear how vendors will be able to circumvent the city’s hostility toward plastic bottles. Maybe beverages will be served straight out of those noxiously trendy reusable cloth bags?   The architects of Obamacare. After ramming a trillion-dollar package of unconstitutional federal health mandates down our throats, they said children and seniors would be saved, we could keep our doctors, costs would go down and the economy would be boosted. Reality: Premiums have continued to skyrocket. Insurers nationwide have dropped child-only plans in the individual market. Obamacare taxes forced the AARP to raise its members’ rates. Hospitals have stepped up layoffs and shutdowns. And millions of Americans have only been able to keep their doctors and coverage after their employers, unions or health providers begged the feds for special waivers. Heckuva job, health bureaucrats.

  First lady Michelle Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee. Mrs. Obama first played the anti-childhood obesity card in September 2009, as a rationale for using her office to crusade for taxpayer subsidies supporting her hometown Chicago’s failed Olympics bid. Her argument: Kids would stay fat, lazy and uninspired if the Daley machine didn’t get its share of massive sports corporate welfare. Next came Mrs. O’s push for the $5 billion expansion of federal child nutrition programs. As I first reported in February, the legislation was a pet project of the Service Employees International Union, which seeks to swell the ranks of dawn-to-dusk yearround public school food service workers who organize under the progressive activist slogan “serving justice, and serving lunch.” In addition to school breakfast and lunch, the kiddie food patrol is now pushing subsidized dinner plans and summer food service to create a “stronger nutrition safety net.” Nanny State Republican Mike Huckabee, who used his bully pulpit position as Arkansas governor to campaign for Big Governmentendorsed “healthier living” in public schools and private life, naturally sided with Mrs. Obama — and took a swipe at Sarah Palin last week for criticizing the White House usurpation of parental responsibility and rights. Huckabee scoffed at the idea that the feds are “trying to force the government’s desires on people.” But school bake sales are already under siege, and Mrs. Obama’s childhood obesity task force has already called for new and dramatic controls on the marketing of unhealthy foods. Did Huckabee miss (or does he agree with) Mrs. Obama’s officious rallying cry on child nutrition: “We can’t just leave it up to parents”? God save us from more busybody bipartisanship in 2011. Michelle Malkin’s nationally syndicated column appears in the PDN every Friday. E-mail: Maureen Dowd, whose column also appears on this page Fridays, has the week off.


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Fishing, clams, crabs, oh my! THE WEATHER SHOULD cooperate this weekend to help ring in the New Year for outdoors enthusiasts. Cold but clear and dry conditions are making the rivers better for winter steelhead fishing while shellfish lovers can flock to the ocean beaches for two days of digging for razor clams. This is also the last weekend for crabbing until the middle of summer. And of course clear conditions could make it a winter wonderland on Hurricane Ridge. In addition, hunting seasons for ducks and geese run through Jan. 30 in most areas. So take your pick of activities North Olympic Peninsula outdoors lovers and start 2011 on the right foot.

Fishing for steelies Finally, the rains have stopped, the rivers have dropped and it’s a good time for anglers to hit the rivers for winter steelhead. “All rivers are dropping, which makes it really good for steelhead,” Brian Menkal of Brian’s Sporting Good and More (360-683-1959) in Sequim said. “It’s cold but the river conditions are getting better.” The hatchery steelhead run is slowing down but should still be good for a couple of more weeks, Menkal advised. The native or wild steelhead run starts in middle January, just about the time the hatchery run is petering out. “The hatchery run is still on but is slowing down while the big boys, the wild steelhead, are posed to come in,” Menkal said. “There is a good last week or so for hatchery steelhead, but then it is time to get ready for natives.” Kirt Hughes, regional fishery manager for Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, said winter hatchery steelhead fisheries are in full swing at a number of the region’s streams. “If the weather cooperates, steelhead fishing should be good throughout January,” he said. Anglers fishing the Quillayute and portions of the Bogachiel, Calawah, Hoh and Sol Duc rivers on the West End have a daily limit of three hatchery steelhead. Hughes reminds anglers that they will not be allowed to catch and keep wild steelhead on eight North Olympic Peninsula rivers until midFebruary. In early 2010, the annual opening date for wild steelhead retention was changed from Dec. 1 to Feb. 16 on the Bogachiel, Calawah, Clearwater, Dickey, Hoh, Quillayute, Quinault and Sol Duc rivers. Those eight rivers are the only waters in Washington where wild steelhead retention is allowed. The change, adopted by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission last February, was made to protect the early portion of the run, Hughes said. He noted, however, that anglers will still have an opportunity to catch and keep a wild fish during the peak of the return.

Dungeness medal The Dungeness River, not known for its fishing, gave up a couple of steelies this past week. “There’s not many steelheads, or any fish, in the Dungeness,” Menkal said. “But a couple were caught recently, which bucked the odds. “That was quite a feat. If medals were given in fishing, they should get them for catching those steelhead.” Turn



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A memorable Holiday Locker goes out with a bang, carries UW to win By Bernie Wilson

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Washington quarterback Jake Locker pulls away from Nebraska’s Lavonte David on his 25-yard touchdown run during the Holiday Bowl in San Diego on Thursday.

SAN DIEGO — Jake Locker bounced back from an injury and scored on a 25-yard run in the third quarter, and tailback Chris Polk ran for 177 yards and a score to help the Washington Huskies to a 19-7 win over the listless No. 17 Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. The Huskies (7-6) avenged a 56-21 loss to the Huskers (10-4) in Seattle on Sept. 18. The Cornhuskers piled up 533 yards of total offense in that game, including 383 rushing. While Washington was a winner in its first bowl game since 2002, the Huskers came out flat in their second straight Holiday Bowl appearance. They were manhandled on both sides of the line and imploded under 12 penalties for 102 yards. Washington outgained Nebraska 340 yards to 189, including 268 to 91 rushing. Locker, who passed up the NFL draft last spring to return for his senior season, capped the

opening drive of the second half with a 25-yard scoring run to give UW a 17-7 lead. He faked a handoff and then ran right, bouncing off a defender and staying on his feet to score. Locker ran 13 times for 83 yards. Polk had 34 carries. Locker was shaken up in the second quarter when he scrambled, slid headfirst and was hit helmet-to-helmet by Nebraska safety Austin Cassidy. Locker was on the ground for a few minutes before walking off on his own power. He was replaced by Keith Price for the rest of the series, which ended when a fourthdown run by Chris Polk was stuffed. Locker returned for the next series after safety Nate Fellner intercepted Taylor Martinez’s pass. The Huskies had to win their final three regular-season games to become bowl eligible. They got their first win in four trips to the Holiday Bowl. Turn



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PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles girls basketball team held Renton to single digits in all four quarters to steamroll to a 33-point nonleague victory Thursday night. The Roughriders won 53-20 to improve to 8-1 this year, its only loss to Class 4A power Mount Tahoma a week ago. Because the Riders have been breezing through the Olympic League the past couple of years, coach Mike Knowles has been setting up strong nonleague competition to prepare Port Angeles for the postseason. That’s why Knowles scheduled Mount Tahoma last week and Renton on Thursday. Renton played in the 3A state tournament last year. Like Port Angeles, Renton dropped down to 2A this year. But the tough match-up never materialized. “They lost a lot of seniors from last year’s team,” Knowles said. “They are trying to build their program back up with young kids.” The Riders led 12-6 at the end of the first quarter and 22-9 at halftime. They increased the lead to 36-12 going into the final period. And that was without starting forward Mariah Frazier, who missed the game because she wasn’t feeling well. But there was some positive things to come out of the game. “They ran a match-up zone that we don’t see too much out here,” Knowles said. “It was good to play someone from the other side of the bridge.” Port Angeles standout star Jessica Madison ripped the nets for 31 points, just coming up short for 1,500 career points. She now has 1,498 career points and should break the

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Port Angeles’ Taylyn Jeffers looks for an opening in the lane as Renton’s Tia Bryant, right, looks to defend in the first quarter Thursday at Port Angeles High School.


Monday in a nonleague game starting at 7 p.m.

1,500 mark the first few minutes of the Riders’ next game. Taylyn Jeffers scored 10 points for Port Angeles. The Riders next play at 4A South Kitsap in Port Orchard on

Port Angeles 53, Renton 20 Renton Port Angeles

6 3 3 8 — 20 12 10 14 17 — 53 Individual Scoring

Renton (20) Bryant 8, Quintas 2, Sarahs 2, Tuiasosopo 8. Port Angeles (53) Madison 31, Jeffers 10, K. Jones 6, Knowles 4, Rodocker 2.

Forks 39, Evergreen Luth. 27 OCEAN SHORES — The Spartans bounced back after losing in the first round of the North Beach Invitational on Wednesday to capture the third-place game. Turn



Peninsula College men claim 3rd Pirates nip Walla Walla at Clackamas tourney Peninsula Daily News

OREGON CITY, Ore. — The Peninsula College men’s basketball team claimed third place at the Clackamas Holiday Tournament on Thursday. The Pirates held off the Walla Walla Warriors 77-73 to improve to 5-4 on the year. Peninsula went 2-1 in the tourney, beat-

ing Blue Mountain 86-75 on Tuesday, losing 104-92 to host Clackamas on Wednesday and beating Walla Walla on the last day. Peninsula coach Lance Von Vogt was happy about the results of all three games. The Pirates were ahead of Clackamas by five points at halftime and kept the lead for most of the second half before their big players got into foul trouble. “They won the game by hitting their free throws down the stretch,” Von Vogt said. “Clackamas is the two-time defending NWAACC champion and we battled right with them on their own home court.”

Against Walla Walla, DeShaun Freeman led the Pirates with 20 points and 11 rebounds while four other players had double figures. Mitrell Clark had 16 points, followed by Sammeon Waller with 14, Jerry Johnson with 12 and Thad Vinson with 11. Freeman also had a blocked shot and a steal in the game. Freeman and Clark made the all-tournament team. Aaron Corsi led the Warriors with 22 points while Jay Payne and Jason Smith had 17 each.



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Bowling LAUREL LANES Dec. 29 Dr. Birch’s Wednesday Seniors Men’s High Game: Mac Shawver, 237 Men’s High Series: Mac Shawver, 618 Women’s High Game: Gladys Kemp, 233 Women’s High Series: Gladys Kemp, 580 League Leaders: Mountain Beavers Dec. 29 Lakeside Big Four Men’s High Game: Devin Lindstrand, 277 Men’s High Series: Randy Perry, 758 League Leaders: P.T. Flaggers

Basketball NBA Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 27 4 .871 Dallas 24 6 .800 New Orleans 18 14 .563 Houston 15 16 .484 Memphis 14 18 .438 Northwest Division W L Pct Utah 22 10 .688 Oklahoma City 22 11 .667 Denver 18 13 .581 Portland 16 16 .500 Minnesota 8 25 .242 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Lakers 22 10 .688 Phoenix 13 17 .433 Golden State 12 19 .387 L.A. Clippers 10 23 .303 Sacramento 6 23 .207 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 24 6 .800 New York 18 14 .563 Philadelphia 13 19 .406 Toronto 11 20 .355 New Jersey 9 23 .281 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 25 9 .735 Orlando 21 12 .636 Atlanta 21 13 .618 Charlotte 11 19 .367 Washington 8 22 .267 Central Division W L Pct Chicago 20 10 .667 Indiana 13 17 .433 Milwaukee 12 18 .400 Detroit 11 21 .344 Cleveland 8 24 .250

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All Times PST Thursday’s Games Orlando 112, New York 103 San Antonio at Dallas, LATE Utah at Portland, LATE Today’s Games New Jersey at Chicago, 12 p.m. New Orleans at Boston, 12 p.m. Golden State at Charlotte, 12 p.m. Washington at Indiana, 12 p.m. Toronto at Houston, 4 p.m. Atlanta at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Detroit at Phoenix, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Cleveland at Chicago, 4 p.m. New Orleans at Washington, 4 p.m. Golden State at Miami, 4:30 p.m. New Jersey at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Sacramento at Denver, 6 p.m. Memphis at Utah, 6 p.m. Dallas at Milwaukee, 6 p.m. Sunday’s Games Indiana at New York, 10 a.m. Atlanta at LA Clippers, 12:30 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 3 p.m. Dallas at Cleveland, 4 p.m. Houston at Portland, 6 p.m. Phoenix at Sacramento, 9: p.m. Memphis at LA Lakers, 6:30 p.m.



College All Times PST Dec. 18 NEW MEXICO BOWL Brigham Young 52, UTEP 24 HUMANITARIAN BOWL Northern Illinois 40, Fresno State 17 NEW ORLEANS BOWL Troy 48, Ohio 21 Dec. 21 BEEF ‘O’ BRADY’S BOWL Louisville 31, Southern Miss 28 Dec. 22 MAACO BOWL LAS VEGAS No. 10 Boise State 26, 19 Utah 3 Dec. 23 POINSETTIA BOWL San Diego State 35, Navy 14 Dec. 24 HAWAII BOWL Tulsa 62, 24 Hawaii 35 Dec. 25 LITTLE CAESARS BOWL Florida International 34, Toledo 32 Dec. 26 INDEPENDENCE BOWL Air Force 14, Georgia Tech 7 Dec. 27 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL North Carolina State 23, 22 West Virginia 7 INSIGHT BOWL Iowa 27, 12 Missouri 24 Dec. 28 MILITARY BOWL Maryland 51, East Carolina 20 TEXAS BOWL Illinois 38, Baylor 14 ALAMO BOWL No. 14 Oklahoma State 36, Arizona 10 Dec. 29 ARMED FORCES BOWL Army 16, Southern Methodist 14 PINSTRIPE BOWL Syracuse 36, Kansas State 34 MUSIC CITY BOWL North Carolina 30, Tennessee 27 HOLIDAY BOWL Washington 19, No. 18 Nebraska 7

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North Carolina tight end Ryan Taylor (49) is knocked out of bounds by Tennessee defenders Herman Lathers, left, and Marsalis Teague in the first quarter of the Music City Bowl on Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. North Carolina head coach Butch Davis, right,looks on.

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Monday DISCOVER ORANGE BOWL No. 4 Stanford vs. Virginia Tech, 5:30 p.m.

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American Football Conference AFC WEST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 7-0-0 3-5-0 2-3-0 6-5-0 6-2-0 2-5-0 2-3-0 6-5-0 5-3-0 2-5-0 5-0-0 5-6-0 3-4-0 1-7-0 1-4-0 3-8-0 AFC EAST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 7-0-0 6-2-0 4-1-0 9-2-0 4-3-0 6-2-0 3-2-0 8-3-0 1-7-0 6-1-0 2-3-0 5-6-0 2-6-0 2-5-0 1-4-0 3-8-0 AFC NORTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 5-3-0 6-1-0 4-1-0 8-3-0 6-1-0 5-3-0 3-2-0 8-3-0 3-4-0 2-6-0 1-4-0 3-8-0 3-5-0 1-6-0 2-3-0 3-8-0 AFC SOUTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 5-2-0 4-4-0 3-2-0 7-4-0 5-3-0 3-4-0 3-2-0 7-4-0 3-5-0 3-4-0 2-3-0 3-8-0 3-4-0 2-6-0 2-3-0 4-7-0

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Today MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL South Florida vs. Clemson, 9 a.m. SUN BOWL Notre Dame vs. Miami (FL), 11 a.m. LIBERTY BOWL Georgia vs. 25 UCF, 12:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A BOWL No. 20 S. Carolina vs. 23 Florida St., 4:30 p.m. Saturday TICKETCITY BOWL Northwestern vs. Texas Tech, 9 a.m. CAPITAL ONE BOWL No. 16 Alabama vs. No. 9 Michigan St., 10 a.m. OUTBACK BOWL Florida vs. Penn State, 10 a.m. GATOR BOWL No. 21 Mississippi St. vs. Michigan, 10:30 a.m. ROSE BOWL No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 3 TCU, 1:30 p.m. FIESTA BOWL Connecticut vs. No. 7 Oklahoma, 5:30 p.m.


National Football Conference NFC WEST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 5-3-0 2-5-0 3-2-0 5-6-0 4-3-0 2-6-0 3-2-0 5-6-0 4-3-0 1-7-0 3-2-0 3-8-0 4-4-0 1-6-0 1-4-0 3-8-0 NFC EAST HOME ROAD DIV CONF 4-3-0 6-2-0 4-1-0 7-4-0 5-3-0 4-3-0 2-3-0 7-4-0 2-5-0 4-4-0 2-3-0 4-7-0 2-6-0 3-4-0 2-3-0 3-8-0 NFC NORTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 5-3-0 6-1-0 5-0-0 8-3-0 6-1-0 3-5-0 3-2-0 7-4-0 4-4-0 2-5-0 1-4-0 5-6-0 3-4-0 2-6-0 1-4-0 4-7-0 NFC SOUTH HOME ROAD DIV CONF 6-1-0 6-2-0 4-1-0 9-2-0 5-2-0 6-2-0 4-1-0 9-2-0 4-4-0 5-2-0 2-3-0 7-4-0 2-6-0 0-7-0 0-5-0 2-9-0

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PA 223 263 291 382

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PF 412 336 336 356

PA 368 385 316 410

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* * - Clinched Division and Home Field

Columbus 3, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay 4, Montreal 1 San Jose 5, Chicago 3 Colorado at Edmonton, LATE Philadelphia at Los Angeles, LATE Today’s Games Atlanta at New Jersey, 2 p.m. Montreal at Florida, 2 p.m. Nashville at Minnesota, 3 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Detroit, 4 p.m. Ottawa at Columbus, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at Anaheim, 5 p.m. Vancouver at Dallas, 5 p.m. Phoenix at St. Louis, 5:30 p.m. Colorado at Calgary, 6 p.m. Saturday’s Games Washington at Pittsburgh, PA, 10 a.m. Boston at Buffalo, 4 p.m. Toronto at Ottawa, 4 p.m. New Jersey at Carolina, 4 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 7 p.m.

Transactions Football National Football League NFL : Fined the New York Jets $100,000 for violating league rules when assistant coach Sal Alosi tripped Miami’s Nolan Carroll on the sideline during a punt return.Reduced the fine of Pittsburgh LB James Harrison for his Oct. 17 hit on Cleveland WR Mohamed Massaquoi from $75,000 to $50,000. New Orleans Saints : Placed KR Courtney Roby on injured reserve. Signed WR Adrian


Arrington from the practice squad. New York Giants : Signed CB Brian Witherspoon. Placed KR Will Blackmon on injured reserve. New York Jets : Signed DB Isaiah Trufant from the practice squad. Signed DL Matt Kroul to the practice squad. San Diego Chargers : Placed TE Antonio Gates on injured reserve. Signed FB Billy Latsko.

Hockey National Hockey League Boston Bruins : Assigned D Ryan Donald from Reading (ECHL) to Providence (AHL) and D Cody Wild from Providence to Reading. Carolina Hurricanes : Reassigned F Jon Matsumoto and D Bryan Rodney to Charlotte (AHL). Columbus Blue Jackets : Activated C Derek MacKenzie from the injured list. Dallas Stars : Assigned C Aaron Gagnon to Texas (AHL). New Jersey Devils : Recalled F Brian Rolston and RW Nick Palmieri from Albany (AHL). New York Islanders : Recalled D Dylan Reese and F Jesse Joensuu from Bridgeport (AHL). New York Rangers : Assigned C Todd White to Connecticut (AHL). American Hockey League Bridgeport Sound Tigers : Recalled F Mike Selitto from Danbury (Federal). Charlotte Checkers : Recalled D Ethan Graham and F Matthew Pistilli from Florida (ECHL). Toronto Marlies : Recalled F Matt Caruana from Reading (ECHL).

9 a.m. (7) KIRO Basketball NCAA, Kentucky vs. Louisville, Site: KFC Yum Center - Louisville, Ky. (Live) 9 a.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, South Florida vs. Clemson, Meineke Car Care Bowl, Site: Bank of America Stadium - Charlotte, N.C. (Live) 9 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Northwestern vs. Purdue - West Lafayette, Ind. (Live) 11 a.m. (7) KIRO Football NCAA, Notre Dame vs. Miami, Sun Bowl, Site: Sun Bowl Stadium - El Paso, Texas (Live) 11 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, College of Charleston vs. Tennessee Knoxville, Tenn. (Live) 12 p.m. WGN Basketball NBA, New Jersey Nets vs. Chicago Bulls, Site: United Center - Chicago (Live) 12:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Georgia vs. Central Florida, Liberty Bowl, Site: Liberty Bowl Stadium Memphis, Tenn. (Live) 1 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Florida vs. Xavier - Cincinnati (Live) 1 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Washington vs. UCLA (Live) 3 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Ohio State vs. Indiana - Bloomington, Ill. (Live) 3 p.m. (25) FSNW Basketball NCAA, Washington State vs. USC (Live) 4:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, South Carolina vs. Florida State, Chick-Fil-A Bowl, Site: Georgia Dome - Atlanta, Ga. (Live) 5 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Seton Hall vs. Cincinnati - Cincinnati (Live) 7 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Oklahoma State vs. Gonzaga - Spokane (Live) 4:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Soccer EPL, Manchester United vs. West Brom, Site: The Hawthorns - West Midlands, England (Live)

Saturday 8 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, West Virginia vs. Marquette (Live) 10 a.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, Site: Consol Energy Center Pittsburgh, Pa. (Live) 10 a.m. (4) KOMO Football NCAA, Florida vs. Penn State, Outback Bowl, Site: Raymond James Stadium Tampa Bay, Fla. (Live) 10 a.m. (5) KING Hockey NHL, Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, Winter Classic, Site: Heinz Field - Pittsburgh (Live) 10 a.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Alabama vs. Michigan State, Capital One Bowl, Site: Citrus Bowl Orlando, Fla. (Live) 10:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Football NCAA, Mississippi State vs. Michigan, Gator Bowl, Site: EverBank Field Jacksonville, Fla. (Live) 2:05 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Wisconsin vs. TCU, Rose Bowl, Site: Rose Bowl - Pasadena, Calif. (Live) 4 p.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators, Site: Scotiabank Place - Ottawa, Ont. (Live) 5:35 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Connecticut vs. Oklahoma, Fiesta Bowl, Site: University of Phoenix Stadium - Glendale, Ariz. (Live) 7 p.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers, Site: Rexall Place - Edmonton, Alta. (Live) 10:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Football NCAA, Mississippi State vs. Michigan, Gator Bowl (encore), Site: EverBank Field - Jacksonville, Fla. 12:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Football NCAA, Florida vs. Penn State, Outback Bowl (encore), Site: EverBank Field - Jacksonville, Fla.


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Seattle quarterback Charlie Whitehurst sets to pass against the Atlanta Falcons in the second half on Dec. 19 in Seattle. It looks like Whitehurst will be starting Sunday night’s game.

Hawks prepping Whitehurst to start against St. Louis By Tim Booth

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RENTON — Well, at least Seattle’s Charlie Whitehurst isn’t getting peppered with questions about making his first NFL start. Now it’s all about his second start — with a division title on the line. “That’s the only thing positive that came out of that game,” Whitehurst joked. With questions lingering about Matt Hasselbeck’s health, Whitehurst is prepping to make the second start of his career Sunday night when Seattle hosts St. Louis with the NFC West title at stake. But it’s not as simple as Whitehurst starting and Hasselbeck sitting. Coach Pete Carroll, offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates and seemingly everyone else is refusing to close the book on Hasselbeck being out for the division deciding matchup. Hasselbeck strained his

hip in the first quarter last week against Tampa Bay. From the start, Carroll said he’s preparing as though Hasselbeck won’t be available against the Rams and that Whitehurst will be the one asked to lead Seattle to its first division title since 2007. For his part, Whitehurst said he’s not worrying about Hasselbeck’s status. “It’s not in my mind. If it happens, it happens,” Whitehurst said. “I’m prepared to play and start and you do what the coach says, but I’m ready to start.” But will he? Hasselbeck hasn’t participated in practice Wednesday or Thursday. Carroll indicated the decision on Hasselbeck’s hip might not be made until Saturday or early Sunday. “Matt is getting healthy — he’s moving around better every day,” Bates said. “It’ll be interesting to see what happens on game time.”

Based on track record, Hasselbeck would clearly be the better choice in essentially a play-in game. He’s got nine career playoff starts, versus Whitehurst who has just one career start — and a mess of a start at that. Whitehurst’s first start came in Week 9 against the New York Giants, a 41-7 blowout loss where Whitehurst went 12-of-23 for 113 yards, with one touchdown and two interceptions. He’s played three times since, all in some sort of mop-up or injury replacement duty. Whitehurst replaced Hasselbeck two weeks ago against Atlanta and played well, scoring on a 1-yard TD run in the fourth quarter that prompted chants of “Charlie” from the fans who remained. But he followed that up with an unimpressive 11-for-18 for 66 yards in three quarters last week against Tampa Bay after Hasselbeck was injured.

Whitehurst missed on his first four throws and never got Seattle’s offense going. “The first bubble pass he threw kind of sprayed it against Tampa, and things didn’t happen for him,” Bates said. “Then we went three-and-out, three-andout, and it’s a game of momentum, and we never got it.” Whitehurst has remained a mystery for many Seattle fans. He was brought in from San Diego to push Hasselbeck for the starting job, but never truly threatened the veteran. Yet a large segment of Seattle’s fans remain in his corner, despite a lack of opportunities. The ultimate opportunity may come Sunday night and with a postseason berth at stake. “He looked excited, you kind of feel him,” Seattle receiver Mike Williams said. “You can kind of sense he’s ready to take this challenge on and take advantage of this stage and opportunity.”

and has also maintained a 3.5 GPA in the classroom.

Adult soccer

PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College will once again host an adult indoor PORT ANGELES ­— soccer league Sundays from Kiah Jones and Andrew Jan. 9 through March 13. Symonds have been The cost for signing up selected as the student athis $35 as an individual to letes of the week for Port be placed on a team or Angeles High School. $250 for a complete team Jones helped the Roughriders advance to an with no limit to the number of players per team. perfect 7-0 record in the Applications and money Olympic League with a big win over North Kitsap, fin- must be received by Monday with space limited to ishing with a double-double, scoring 12 points, grab- 24 teams this year. The league is five-onbing 11 rebounds and dishfive with three divisions: ing out six assists. Gold for competitive play, Along with her efforts Black for more novice comon the basketball court, Jones also maintains a 4.0 petition and a women’sGPA and is a strong leader only division. Each team will play in her school activities. Symonds won all four of seven games, which consist of two 25-minute halves. his matches at the Battle There will be a tournafor the Axe wrestling tournament as a senior co-cap- ment at the end of the season. tain and played a major For more information, or part in the Riders taking the axe back after winning for an application, contact Pirates men’s soccer coach the overall competition. Andrew Chapman at 360His leadership on the 417-6410 or 360-670-6868. mat has had a big impact on the younger teammates Peninsula Daily News

Huskies: Bowl Continued from B1 Burkhead took a direct snap, fumbled as he was hit Nebraska was coming by Victor Aiyewa, with Alameda off a 23-20 loss to Okla- Washington’s homa in the Big 12 title Ta’amu recovering and game in which it blew a returning it 14 yards to the Nebraska 21. 17-point lead. Polk scored three plays Martinez limped off the later, running in untouched field in the third quarter. He was replaced by Cody from the 3. The Huskies made it Green, who had a nice scramble deep in his own 10-0 on Erik Folk’s 39-yard field goal. territory. The Huskers came back But guard Ricky Henry was called for holding in and salvaged a drive on the end zone for a safety, which they were whistled giving Washington a 19-7 for consecutive delay-ofgame penalties. lead. Martinez gained 20 Martinez missed the regular-season finale yards on a keeper on thirdagainst Colorado because of and-13, and a late hit out of injuries to his right ankle bounds by Nate Fellner gave the Huskers the ball and left foot. Nebraska played as bad at the Huskies’ 17. Three plays later, Martia first half as possible and trailed just 10-7 at half- nez threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Kyler Reed to time. The Huskers fumbled pull to 10-7. Folk was wide left on a twice on the game’s opening drive, once by Martinez as 48-yard field goal try two he was sacked, which was seconds before halftime. It was 48 degrees at recovered by guard Keith kickoff, making it the coldWilliams. Four plays later, Rex est Holiday Bowl ever.

Preps: Crescent nips Quilcene NFL fines Jets Continued from B1

Forks (2-5) went ahead 18-7 at halftime and kept the lead the rest of the game. Host North Beach beat the Spartans 47-25 but Forks rebounded a day later thanks to the 15 points and 12 rebounds of Taylor Morris. “The girls did a really good job in defense [Thursday],” Forks coach Dave Zellar said. “We looked inside really well and we had good passes. We just played really well.” Morris was dominant with the double-double and was named to the all-tournament team. The Spartans next resume Southwest Washington League action Tuesday against Tenino. Forks is 1-1 in league. Forks 39, Evergreen Lutheran 27 Forks 6 12 9 12 — 39 Evergreen Luth. 2 5 8 12 — 27 Individual Scoring Forks (39) Morris 15, Sheriff 8, Williams 6, Decker 6, Raben 4. Evergreen Lutheran (27) Weber 10, Schmeichd 9, Faegman 6, Meyer 4.

Boys Basketball North Beach 50, Forks 44, OT OCEAN SHORES — The Spartans (1-1, 4-4) faced off against the Hyaks in a heartbreaker, losing in overtime in the championship game at the North Beach tournament on Thursday evening.

“I’m proud of our team,” Forks coach Scott Justus said. “For us to come back after being down by 11 when it felt like 20.” Forks had a game-winning shot at the buzzer ending regulation play that was later waved off by the official, sending clipboards flying and emotions erupting. Braden Decker led the team and the game with 15 points and five assists. Teammate Frank Noles finished with his second straight double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Forks will continue its Southwest Washington League play, hosting Tenino on Tuesday starting at 7 p.m.

bounced on the rim and rolled in at the buzzer. Williams lead the Loggers with a double-double, scoring 18 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as the game’s leading scorer. Brandon Bancroft led the Rangers with 17 points. Crescent next hosts Chimacum on Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

North Beach 50, Forks 44, OT

BELFAIR — The Roughriders, after winning their own tough Battle for the Axe tournament, went out and captured second at the 15-team North Mason Classic on Thursday. Port Angeles had three winners and 12 placers to finish second behind the Bulldogs, 197.5-174. “This was a pretty good day for us,” coach Erik Gonzalez said. “We picked up where we left off at the Axe.” Nathan Cristion won the 189-pound title and remained perfect on the year with a 16-0 record with 15 pins. Also winning were Josh Basden at 103 and Andrew Symonds at 140. Placing for the Riders

Forks North Beach

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Forks (44) Decker 15, Noles 13, Castellano 6, T. Penn 4, Johnson 4. North Beach (50) LaBoie 14, Archer 13, Vick 11, Berentsen 9, Jennings 1.

Crescent 41, Quilcene 40 JOYCE — It came down to the wire as the Loggers pulled out a victory against the Rangers on Thursday with a last-second shot. “The kids really played hard,” Crescent coach Darren Heaward said. “They kept fighting through it and really did a great job.” Joel Williams tossed up a prayer from inside the paint after two missed shots by Crescent as the ball

Crescent 41, Quilcene 40 Quilcene Crescent

9 11 8 13 — 40 12 7 5 16 — 41 Individual Scoring

Quilcene (40) Bancroft 17, Pleines 10, Davidson 9, Jordan 4. Crescent (41) Williams 18, Finley 16, Barnes 2, Waldrip 2, Weingrand 2, Story 1.

Wrestling Port Angeles second at NM

were Ozzy Swagerty,fifth at 112; Kody Steele, third at 145; Kacee Garner, fifth at 152; Trevor Lee, second at 160; Brian Cristion, third at 171; Zach Grall, fifth at 189; Daniel Jenkins, fifth at 285; and Jacob Dostie and Corey Roblan, tied for third each at 215. The powerful Riders will find out just how tough Olympic League foe North Mason is one-on-one as the two teams meet in a league dual meet Wednesday at Port Angeles High School. “That match should go right down to the wire,” Gonzalez said.

Sequim takes fifth NORTH MASON — The Wolves captured fifth place at the North Mason wrestling tournament with the score of 118 on Thursday. “We were fairly balanced,” Sequim coach Len Borchers said. “And we had guys competing very well.” Sequim finished without any champions in the tourney while Clay Charlie placed second in the 285pound heavyweight class to be the top competitor for the Wolves. Austin Middleton in the 130, Lopaka Yasamura in the 160, Dakota Hinton in the 171 and Chris Falkey in the 189 all finished in third place. Sequim next travels to face Kingston on Wednesday in Olympic League dual-meet action starting at 7 p.m.

Stanford snaps UConn’s win streak at 90 The Associated Press

STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford really does have UConn’s number. Top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak in women’s basketball ended Thursday night when No. 9 Stanford

outplayed the Huskies from the start in a 71-59 victory at Maples Pavilion — where the Cardinal have their own streak going. Stanford hasn’t lost in 52 games at home. The Cardinal took an early 13-point lead, never trailed and didn’t let the mighty Hus-

kies back in it after halftime in this one. They kept pounding the ball inside and banging the boards. UConn fans accustomed to watching coach Geno Auriemma’s team blow past opponents hadn’t seen a loss since the 2008 NCAA semifinals — Stanford got

the Huskies that time, too, 82-73 in the Final Four at Tampa, Fla. “At some point reality had to set in, and today reality set in,” Auriemma said. “I’m not destroyed about it. Winning that many games in a row, it’s unheard of.”

$100,000 for trip The Associated Press

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets are paying for their sideline shenanigans. The team was fined $100,000 by the NFL on Thursday for violating league rules when assistant coach Sal Alosi ordered players to form a sideline wall, then tripped Miami’s Nolan Carroll during a punt return earlier this month. The discipline was in response to the actions of Alosi, the Jets’ strength and conditioning coach, and comments made by special teams coach Mike Westhoff, who accused other teams of employing similar sideline wall tactics. “We will comply with the league’s decision,” the Jets said in a statement. Alosi “placed players in a prohibited area on the sideline to impede an opposing team’s special teams players and gain a competitive advantage,” according to a statement by the league. The NFL called it “a competitive violation as well as a dangerous tactic.” Five inactive players were ordered by Alosi to stand together nearly shoulder-to-shoulder on the sideline in New York’s 10-6 loss to Miami on Dec. 12. Tight end Jeff Cumberland, one of the inactive players, said Alosi had told them to do that all season. Alosi was first suspended without pay for the remainder of the season and fined $25,000 by the Jets for tripping Carroll, before being suspended indefinitely by the team after acknowledging he ordered the players to form the wall. The league fine caps one of several incidents for which the playoff-bound Jets have made negative

headlines during a wacky season. From coach Rex Ryan’s foul language on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” to another NFL investigation by the league in September after reporter Ines Sainz, of TV Azteca, said she felt uncomfortable in the team’s locker room, the Jets seemingly have been in the news constantly. As a result of the Sainz incident, the NFL developed a workplace conduct program, underwritten by Jets owner Woody Johnson. A few weeks later, wide receiver Braylon Edwards was arrested and charged with drunken driving, a case that is still pending. Last January, Ryan was fined $50,000 by the team after he was caught on a cell phone camera flipping his middle finger at a fan during a mixed-martial arts competition in Sunrise, Fla. An embarrassed Ryan also had to answer questions about a foot-fetish report posted by the sports website Deadspin last week, saying repeatedly it’s “a personal matter.” The Jets also have been involved with the Brett Favre scandal. The Minnesota quarterback was fined $50,000 by the league on Wednesday for failing to cooperate with its lengthy investigation of inappropriate messages and lewd photos he allegedly sent to former Jets game-day employee Jenn Sterger in 2008, when both were employed by the team. Both Ryan and Westhoff have previously denied any knowledge of the wall tactic set up by Alosi, despite some media and fans speculating that they both must have been involved.



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Outdoors: Last weekend to snag some crabs Continued from B1 (-0.4 ft.), Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks and Kalaloch. Last shot at crab ■ Sunday — 5:18 p.m., As was mentioned in (-0.7 ft.), Twin Harbors. this column on Thursday, Clam diggers are the crab fishery closes at reminded that they should sunset Sunday. take lights or lanterns for This is not a good time the nighttime digs and to for crab fishermen to be check weather and surf sitting around, thinking forecasts before heading about what they got for out. Christmas. “Preparation is essential “Get out there because for any outdoor activity, now is your last chance for especially in winter,” said crab for seven months,” Mike Cenci, deputy Menkal said. enforcement chief for “If the weather is WDFW. decent, and the wind is not “Check the weather conblowing, this is your last ditions, river conditions chance for crab until July. and road conditions – and “Give it a shot even if let people know where the weather’s not that you’re going before you good. Seven months is a head out.” long time.” And, of course, wear Crabbers are reminded warm, waterproof clothes. that they are required to “We don’t get a lot of report their winter catch to T-shirt weather in JanuWDFW by Feb. 1. ary,” Cenci said. Reports are due for the All good advice for the season running Sept. 7 to hardy souls planning to to Jan. 2, whether or not crabdig razor clams on ocean bers actually fished or beaches during New Year’s caught Dungeness crab. weekend. To submit catch reports, “Digging razor clams on crabbers may send their New Year’s Eve is a Northcatch record card to WDFW west tradition,” said Dan by mail or file their report on the department’s licens- Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager. ing website. “Last year, more than The mailing address is 22,000 people marked the WDFW CRC Unit, 600 season by digging razor Capitol Way N., Olympia, clams.” WA 98501-1091. No digging will be The online reporting allowed before noon on any system is available Jan. of the five razor-clam 3-Feb. 1 at https://fishbeaches. Harvesters are allowed puget_sound_crab_catch. to take no more than 15 html. razor clams and must keep the first 15 they dig, Clam chowder regardless of size or condition. Razor clam diggers can Each digger’s clams get their fill today and Saturday at Kalaloch and four must be kept in a separate other ocean beaches in the container. All diggers age 15 or evening. older must have an appliThe dig has been cable 2010-11 fishing approved at Long Beach, license to harvest razor Twin Harbors, Copalis, clams on any beach. Mocrocks and Kalaloch Licenses, ranging from a beaches. Opening dates and eve- three-day razor clam license to an annual combining low tides are: ■ Today — 3:40 p.m., (0 nation fishing license, are ft.), Long Beach, Twin Har- available on WDFW’s webbors, Copalis, Mocrocks and site at https://fishhunt. and from Kalaloch. ■ Saturday — 4:31 p.m., license vendors around the

preserve habitat for certain endangered marine species. Even though the preserve does cut down on fishable areas of the marine areas, they help preserve underBrian Menkal represented species. In addition, Joe Hudon Brian’s Sporting Goods and More (360-683-1950) will do a fly tying demonstration of the Adams Irrestate. areas of the state. Opportunities to dig New this year, WDFW is sistible fly. ■ The Puget Sound clams at Hood Canal requiring hunters to file Anglers — North Olympic increase Saturday, when separate reports for genBelfair State Park in eral-season hunting activi- Peninsula Chapter will be holding the club’s annual Mason County opens for ties and for special-permit fundraising auction and littleneck, butter, manila hunts for deer, elk, black dinner on Thursday, Jan. and other clams. bear and turkey. 20. The proceeds from this Recent surveys indicate That change will give that the clam population game managers more infor- auction provide the majorwill support a fishery at mation about hunters’ suc- ity of funding for the the park. annual Olympic Peninsula cess during both kinds of For more information on seasons. Kids Fishing program held clam-digging opportunities Whether reporting at the Sequim water reclain Hood Canal and elseonline or over the phone, mation pond. where, visit WDFW’s webhunters should follow the The auction/dinner is site at http://wdfw.wa. prompts until they receive held at Sequim’s Guy Cole gov/fishing/shellfish/ a confirmation number for Convention Center, Carry beaches/. each report. Blake Park. Doors open at 5 p.m. A spaghetti dinner will be served starting at Winter hunting White New Year’s 5:30 p.m. Water is provided Most big-game hunts in Skiing, snowboarding, with the meal or bring the area will be closed by snowshoe walking and just your other beverage of the start of January, plain fun in the snow choice. Donations for the although waterfowl huntshould be available this dinner will be appreciated. ers still have time to bag weekend on Hurricane A silent auction for a ducks and geese. Ridge. wide assortment of merHunters have through More snow fell on the chandise runs through the Jan. 30 to hunt for ducks in winter wonderland this evening. the region. week and clear skies The key event, the live should make it a good Waterfowl hunters auction, will be held followshould check the Waterfowl weekend for snow lovers. ing dinner. The live auction Before going, though, and Upland Game pamitems include fishing trips call Olympic National phlet online at http:// with renowned guides on Park’s road and weather North Olympic Peninsula conditions hotline at 360ulations/ for details. rivers for salmon and steelHunters who purchased 565-3131. head. Also, saltwater trips tags for black bear, deer, offered by club members elk or turkey are reminded Also . . . departing out of Port Angethat reports on their huntles, Sequim or Sekiu for ■ The East Jefferson ing activities are due by salmon or halibut. Chapter of Puget Sound Jan. 31 for each 2010 tag For more information, Anglers will hold its purchased. annual potluck dinner and call Herb Prins at 360-582Hunters can file a 0836. silent auction fundraiser report by calling 877-945■■■ The last of three on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 6:30 3492, or by the Internet at p.m. in the Marina Room area Christmas bird counts https://fishhunt.dfw.wa. comes to Port Angeles on at the Hudson Point gov. Jan. 2. Marina in Port Townsend. Those who miss the The Sequim-Dungenes ■ The Olympic Penindeadline must pay a $10 area and Quimper Peninsula Fly Fishing Club’s penalty before they can upcoming meeting Monday sula counts were already will feature Norm Baker held a week ago. Now purchase a 2011 hunting from Sequim, who will be counters will look for birds license. talking about the Marine in and around Port AngeOn the other hand, reserves in our area and les. hunters who submit their how they may be changed To participate in the reports by Jan. 10 will be (enlarged). entered into a drawing for count, contact Barb Blackie These marine reserves five deer permits and four at 360-477-8028. have been developed to elk permits in various ■■ Peninsula Trails

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runner-up, spent $25.1 million and is sitting home for New Year’s after going 5-7. Boise State, meanwhile, looks like a bargain. The underdog Broncos stayed in contention for the national title all year with a program that spends a fraction of what the big boys do. The tab: $6.85 million for an average of $564 a student for a program that ended up winning the MAACO Bowl this year. While football also brings in millions, the spending on the sport has given plenty of ammunition to critics of big-time college sports.

Send photos, stories Want your event listed in the outdoors column? Have a fishing or hunting report, an anecdote about an outdoors experience or a tip on gear or technique, why not share it with our readers? Send it to Matt Schubert, Sports Department, Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362; phone, 360-4173526; fax, 360-417-3521; e-mail matt.schubert

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The numbers grow every year: 35 bowl games, 70 teams — the morphing of what was once a New Year’s Day tradition into one that kicks off in mid-December and finishes closer to Martin Luther King Day than New Year’s Day. And if those bowl-season stats seem bloated, try this: Ohio State and Alabama each spend more than $31 million a year to run their football programs, while nine other teams closing out the season at one of those 35 bowl games spend $20 million plus. The cheapest bowl-bound program? That would be Troy, winner of the New Orleans Bowl on the first postseason weekend, at just a shade over $5 million. That’s nearly $23 million less than they spend an hour away at top-ranked Auburn, where the Tigers are playing for the national title this season. Auburn’s opponent in the BCS game, Oregon, spends $18 million — 16th among the bowl-bound schools. The statistics come from the Department of Education, which has required universities to submit the amount they spend on sports since 2000 as part of the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act. With that information, the Equity in Athletics Data Analysis Cutting Tool was created. And while the database comes with disclaimers and caveats stating that there are no hard-and-fast guidelines as to what schools count under the term “expenses” and “revenue,” these are the numbers they report to the federal government. After OSU ($31.7 million) and ’Bama ($31.1 million), the rest of top five biggest spenders include Notre Dame, Auburn and LSU, according to the database.

Most schools’ figures were for the fiscal year that ended June 30. Broken down on a perstudent basis, the Irish spend the most, the database says. Their trip to the Sun Bowl is coming at a price of $3,531 for each of Notre Dame’s 8,351 undergraduates — an overall budget of $29.4 million — while TCU spends $2,822 per student to run its Rose Bowl-bound football program. For all the money they fork out, at least the TCUs and LSUs of the world are going somewhere this season. Texas, last year’s national

Coalition will hold a slideshow fundraiser each Friday night in January at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St. Presentations will include subjects like Midway Atoll, building Spruce Railroad and travels through Mongolia. Admission is $5, with funds going toward supplies and lunches for volunteers working on Olympic Discovery Trail. For more information, phone Gail Hall at 360808-4223. ■■ Hunters who report this year’s hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk or turkey by Jan. 10 enter themselves into a drawing for nine special hunting permits. All hunters, whether successful or not, are required to submit hunting reports for those species by Jan. 31. Hunters can report by phone (877 945-3492) or the Internet ■■ Presidents Day weekend will once again be accompanied by a salmon derby on the Peninsula. The Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby — formerly known as the Discovery Bay Salmon Derby — comes to the eastern Strait and Admiralty Inlet on Feb. 19-21. The top clipped salmon in the ladder will take home $10,000. For more information on the event, visit gardinersalmonderby. org.

“Get out there because now is your last chance for crab for seven months. If the weather is decent, and the wind is not blowing, this is your last chance for crab until July.

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Polar bear swimmers run into the chilly waters of Port Angeles Harbor at Hollywood Beach on New Year’s Day in 2009.

Polar brrrrrr! Plunge in (and then plunge out) to greet the new year By Rob Ollikainen

tional plunges off Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles, and into the Strait of If you’re feeling a little Juan de Fuca at Neah Bay, groggy on New Year’s Day Lake Pleasant near Forks morning, take an audaand Mystery Bay. cious polar bear plunge. The water temperature It’s guaranteed to wake in the Strait of Juan de you up. Fuca is usually in the midJumping into chilly water 40s. to celebrate new beginnings The National Weather of a new year is a revitalizService calls for mostly ing — albeit shocking — tra- sunny skies, with highs dition for hundreds of mostly in the low 40s on adventurous folks who take the Peninsula on Saturday. part in festive New Year’s General tips for polar Day dips on the North bear dips: Olympic Peninsula. n Don’t stay in the water While you don’t need an more than 15 minutes. organized event for a polar n Don’t fortify yourself bear plunge with friends, with alcohol (it accelerates there are several large hypothermia). gatherings of the brave n If you have medical planned for Saturday. concerns, consult a health Groups will take tradicare professional before Peninsula Daily News

taking the plunge. All polar bear events Saturday are free — and all are welcome, no preregistration required. Happy New Year! ■  Port Angeles plunge — 10 a.m. at Hollywood Beach. Every year, about 100 people run into the water at Hollywood Beach for the requisite three dips in Port Angeles Harbor. “It’s kind of worked up to that,” said organizer Dan Welden. The informal Port Angeles plunge has been going on for 22 years. Welden prints and distributes certificates for the brave participants. Turn



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Special elimination vehicles will be clearly marked with two prices. The first price is the retail price. This is the price that you would expect to see if you went used car shopping at local car dealers. The second price is the drastically reduced elimination price. This is the price that the vehicle will be sold for. This type of pricing will make it quick and easy to find the car you want at a price you can afford. The selection of cars, trucks, minivans, sport utility vehicles and motorcycles will be huge.

Truckloads of cars, trucks, minivans, sport utility vehicles and motorcycles from around the Northwest have been assembled on the property of Koenig Chevrolet Subaru, 3501 E. Highway 101 (across from Walmart), in Port Angeles for this special 5-day event with over 150 vehicles to choose from. During this sale, financing assistance will not be a problem. Local banks, finance companies and credit groups have agreed to help buyers finance these vehicles regardless of past credit history.

Buyers will find best-selling models from Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac. Popular import models from Subaru, Mercedes, Kia, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Nissan, as well as scooters and motorcycles by Honda, Vespa, Piaggio, Moto Guzzi and Harley Davidson will also be available. There will be approximately 20 vehicles priced below $8,995 to choose from.

According to the Event Finance Director, because all of the vehicles will be sold below the Kelley Blue Book value, little to no down payment will be necessary to obtain preferred financing. Even buyers with less than perfect credit will be able to obtain on-the-spot credit approval. This is a great opportunity to get a fantastic price and get the best financing terms available.

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“Chetzemoka Ferry” by Bob Goldberg, Karen Obermeyer and Davis Tyler celebrates Port Townsend’s new ferry. Bob Goldberg, Karen Obermeyer and Davis Tyler created “Chetzemoka Ferry,” a tribute to the new boat on the Port TownsendCoupeville route. The MV Chetzemoka’s first sailing was in November. Sam Gibboney, Julie Read, Lowell Jons, Paul Stoffer and Rowan Jons entered “A Tribute to Bob,” a gingerbread ferry embla-

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PORT TOWNSEND — An eclectic collection of gingerbread houses, which were entered into Aldrich’s Market’s 18th annual Gingerbread House contest, will be on display through Saturday. Eight awards were given in three categories during judging at the store at 940 Lawrence St. in Port Townsend last Sunday. First-place winners in the three categories are: ■  Under 12: “Sweet Villa” by Lydia Arthur. ■  Over 12: “Paw-blo Purr-casso” by Ray Grier. ■  Group: “Roanoke VA Fire Station” by Colon White and Stacey McCutcheon. Ferries were a focus for some gingerbread architects this year.

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Sunday historical society Events mark new lecture focuses on Victoria year across Peninsula Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Little-known facts and stories about Victoria will be presented at the Clallam County Historical Society’s next History Tales presentation Sunday. Ross Crockford, editor of Monday Magazine in the city across the Strait of Juan de Fuca in British Columbia, will speak at 2:30 p.m. in the Port Angeles City Council chambers at 321 E. Fifth St. Crockford, who writes

the “Unknown City” column in Monday Magazine, will talk about the “quirky” aspects of Victoria. He will give an overview of Victoria’s development and concerns from its founding that still bedevil it today.

Tourist destination He also will speak about Victoria’s history as a tourist destination and describe some of the odd characters who have passed through and form much of the

local mythology. Crockford is a former trial lawyer who turned to journalism in the 1990s when he started working at The Prague Post, an English-language newspaper in Eastern Europe. In 1998, he became the editor of Victoria’s Monday Magazine. In 2006, he wrote Victoria: The Unknown City, launching his column. History Tales is free and open to the public. For more information, phone the historical society at 360-452-2662.

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On this holiday weekend, is there more to do than celebrate tonight and watch television? You bet there is. In addition to New Year’s Eve celebrations, art shows, hikes, lectures and other events are offered across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. For more about New Year’s Eve celebrations at

local bars and restaurants, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’ weekly entertainment guide, in today’s PDN. For a variety of New Year’s Eve services conducted by local churches, see the Faith/Religion Page on Page C6. Other major weekend events for you to enjoy are spotlighted on this page and inside, on “Things To Do” on C5 and — by area — below:

Port Angeles Art Is a Gift PORT ANGELES ­— There are two more days to purchase artistic goods at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s Art Is a Gift show and marketplace. The show will be open today and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the art center at 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Turn



Polar: Some jog Discovery Trail before dip Continued from C1 weed has never quelled the festivities before. ■ Nordland Polar Some arrive early for a quick jog on the Olympic Bear Dip — noon across Discovery Trail to get the from the Nordland General blood pumping before the Store, 7180 Flagler Road. The annual New Year’s plunge. A beach fire greets the frigid plungers after the Day Polar Bear Dip in Mystery Bay on Marrowstone dip. “Basically, it’s just a lot Island brings out the characters. of fun,” Welden said. Last year, Miss Behavin’ “The rumor is it’s a fountain of youth. You don’t get appeared in a pink tutu, wig, parasol, tiara and older, you get colder.” Welden said the main bright red lipstick. She slapped red kisses issue this year will be the seaweed on the beach. Sea- on those she greeted, while

Chuck Easton and George Radebaugh provided a tubaaccordion soundtrack. Tom and Sue Rose, owners of the Nordland General Store, sponsor the dip, which typically draws close to 100. Dippers can warm up in a heated boathouse at the dock. Food, hot drinks and beer will be available. ■ Neah Bay — noon off Bayside Avenue near the Senior Center. June Williams, who organized the first Neah Bay

plunge in 2001, said an average of 25 people take part. The only rule is that participants must go all the way into the water, wetting their hair and faces. Williams took her first plunge when she was seriously ill with asthma. She decided she wanted to experience a polar bear dip at least once in her life. “I got well real fast,” said Williams, now 63. “I’ve been getting stronger and stronger every year.”

Williams has only missed one Neah Bay plunge in the last decade. She said she enjoys starting the new year fresh, encouraging kids to participate in drug- and alcoholfree activities and meeting new people along the way. ■ Lake Pleasant — 10 a.m. at Lake Pleasant Community Beach County Park, accessed by driving on West Lake Pleasant Road. What started as a whim five years ago has turned into a growing group of

friends taking the plunge into the chilly Lake Pleasant — most in full, and imaginative, costumes. Participant Sonja Hirsch said costumes are encouraged but not required. Hirsch said about eight friends took part in the first New Year’s Day plunge at Lake Pleasant. It has since grown to about 30 strong.

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Briefly . . . City Council member at PA market PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles City Council member Max Mania and Power Resources Manager Phil Lusk will be at the Farmers Market on Saturday to discuss the new water and electric meters and demand response, which helps level out spikes of energy consump-

tion that occur during times of peak use. Their appearance is part of the City Council’s outreach to the community, which includes having a table at the Farmers Market at The Gateway the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, phone the city of Port Angeles at 360-417-4630 or 360-797-3213.

City Band resumes its weekly Monday evening practice sessions next week. The sessions are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the James Center for the Performing Arts in the Swisher Rehearsal Hall, 563 N. Rhodefer Road. Membership is open to all musicians upon approval of the director, Sanford Feibus. For information, phone Feibus at 360-683-2546 or Sequim band visit the website at www. SEQUIM — The Sequim

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Both will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PORT ANGELES — A The workshop will focus free workshop on landscapon environmentally friendly ing with native plants is landscaping principles. offered by the Clallam ConTopics such as cultural servation District, with ses- requirements, landscaping sions scheduled in Port values, aesthetic attributes Angeles and Sequim. and environmental and The Port Angeles work- wildlife habitat benefits of shop will be Thursday at trees and shrubs native to the Port Angeles Library, the North Olympic Penin2210 S. Peabody St. sula will be covered. The Sequim workshop Participants will receive will be Thursday, Jan. 13, tips on natural landscaping at the Dungeness River and learn how to care for Audubon Center, 2151 W. bare-root trees and shrubs and to prepare for planting. Hendrickson Road.

Many of the plants to be discussed during the workshop are offered by the Conservation District during its annual Native Plant Sale. The Conservation District will begin taking orders for bare-root native trees and shrubs Monday. A list of plants, ordering information and forms are available at http://clallam. Information also is available by phoning the Conservation District at 360-452-1912, ext. 5. Peninsula Daily News

Events: Rope tows, lift open up at the Ridge Continued from C2 commitment to yourself to take better care of your The center will be closed body by eating healthier Saturday for New Year’s foods,” said Cynthia Warne, market manager. Day. “We have everything you Discounts of 10 percent have been offered on the art need to begin enjoying the benefits of local organic since last Sunday. Some 50 artists from the foods.” For more information, Olympic Peninsula and Western Washington have phone Warne at 360-460contributed to Art Is a Gift. 0361 or visit www.port For information about Art Is a Gift, phone 360457-3532 or visit www. Sequim

Hurricane Ridge skiing OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Those with a yen to ski this holiday weekend will find the rope tows and Poma lift open today through Sunday at Hurricane Ridge — if weather permits the road from Port Angeles to be open. The Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club will operate tows to the top of the ski runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sledding for children 8 and younger and snowshoe walks also will be available. Ranger-led snowshoe walks are at 2 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Group walks are on the same days at 10:30 a.m. Phone 360-565-3136 for reservations or more information. People who choose to drive up Hurricane Ridge Road must carry chains. Those who do not wish to drive can make reservations with Willie Nelson’s All Points Charters & Tours. To make reservations, phone All Points Charter & Tours at 360-460-7131. The Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Sunday. Before driving to Hurricane Ridge, always phone the road and weather hot line at 360-565-3131 first to make sure a sudden snowstorm hasn’t closed the road.

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SEQUIM — “Raging Praise,” a New Year’s Eve celebration at the Sequim Bible Church, will benefit Haitian refugees tonight. Six live bands will play Christian rock music at the church at 847 N. Sequim Ave., beginning at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. Proceeds will benefit the “One Well for One Village” program to supply a Haitian village clean drinking water. Performing will be Grafted In, The Crossings, SBC Contemporary, SBC Youth Band, The Vineyard and Against the Grain. Child care will be provided. The event is alcoholfree. Snacks, desserts and espresso will be available. For more information, phone 360-683-4135.

Shoe drive SEQUIM — Sleep Country USA will begin its annual Shoe Drive for Foster Kids on Saturday. Donations of new shoes for boys and girls in all sizes can be dropped off at the store at 1041 W. Washington St. The drive will continue through Jan. 30. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Museum display PORT TOWNSEND — The Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum at Fort Worden State Park will be open today. The 1904 home that houses the museum has been specially decorated for the holiday season. It depicts Christmas at the turn of the 20th century. The museum will be open for tours from noon to 4 p.m. Adult admission is $4; children 16 and younger are admitted free. Proceeds support programs of the Jefferson County Historical Society.

Teddy Bear Hike PORT TOWNSEND — Hikers are invited to bring their favorite teddy bears — or not — on the Seventh Annual Port Townsend Teddy Bear Hike at Fort Townsend State Park on Saturday. Participants will meet at 10 a.m. in the main parking lot near the new event building, which is sometimes referred to as the barn, said the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society in its newsletter. The hike will be from one to three miles “on quiet trails among big trees, beside carpets of moss, and surrounded by evergreen rhododendrons and evergreen huckleberry,” the chapter’s winter newsletter said. Turn




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SEQUIM —- The Blue Whole Gallery will end its annual Holiday Gift Sale today. The sale at the gallery at 129 W. Washington St. features works by Blue Whole Gallery member artists including jewelry, ceramics, fabric, glass, wood and metal work, paintings and photographs. ing, while Fred Nussbaum The gallery is open from and Friends will provide 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday music. through Saturday and from The dance will be followed by a potluck dinner. New Year’s celebration 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, RoseWind Common AGNEW — A celebra- phone 369-681-6033. House is a fragrance-free tion from 1 p.m. today until facility, and street shoes are 1 a.m. Saturday is planned West End not allowed. at the Olympic Unitarian For more information, Universalist Fellowship phone Dan Post at 360-554Kids story time set Hall, 73 Howe Road, 0417 or e-mail Agnew. CLALLAM BAY — Chil- Activities include a “Rad- dren ages 3 to 6 are invited ical Forgiveness Ceremony” to a story time at the Clal- Christmas tree pickup from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; lam Bay Library, 16990 PORT LUDLOW — Port “Quantum Light Breath state Highway 112, at Ludlow Cub Scout Pack Meditation” from 4 p.m. to 10:30 a.m. today. The “Mittens — Warm 4480 will pick up Christmas 5 p.m.; “Goal Setting for the New Year — Anthony Rob- Hands, Warm Hearts” story trees in the Port Ludlow bins Style” from 5 p.m. to time will include stories, area Sunday. To request a tree pickup, 6 p.m.; a potluck from 6 p.m. music and a craft project. The event is free and send a request to Cub Scout to 7 p.m.; bunco from 7 p.m. Pack 4480, c/o Craig Paterto 8:30 p.m; an hour of group open to the public. For more information son, P.O. Box 206, Chisinging, drumming and chanting from 8:30 p.m. to about this program, phone macum, WA 98325 with 9:30 p.m.; and music and dancing from 9:30 p.m. to • Keith Sheeler, LD, 30+ Years Experience midnight. Opening Special: “Conscious Connecting • Free Consultation Dentures From Conversations” also will be • Same Day Reline held from 9:30 p.m. • Most Repairs While You Wait $575 ea. to midnight. • We Sell Directly to the Public 0C5105654

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Gadget show will have Gardening void: Apple and its iPad series slated Pesticides, petals — and Andrew May

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By Peter Svensson The Associated Press

What do you call it when you have 120,000 people and an elephant in the room? The International Consumer Electronics Show, which kicks off next week in Las Vegas. The elephant is Apple Inc. It won’t be at the show this year, but its tablet computer, the iPad, is the most important new product for an industry that needs to once again excite consumers. Sales of the iPad have been strong since its April debut, and the whole industry is now trying to mimic Apple’s success. With the iPad, Apple single-handedly cracked the code for the tablet, a device that dozens of manufacturers have tried to take to the masses for two decades, with little success. Apple itself doesn’t do trade shows. When Apple has new products to reveal, such as iPads or iPhones, it stages its own events. But nearly every other company in the industry will be there for CES, which runs this coming Thursday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Jan. 9, and is the largest trade show of any kind in the Americas.

Tablet time A good many of them will show off their tablets — computing slabs with touchsensitive screens. Big names expected to do so include Motorola Inc. and Dell Inc. DisplaySearch analyst Richard Semenza estimated that a hundred different tablet models are in development, though not all of them will reach store shelves. Competing tablets will have a hard time catching up to Apple’s lead, at least this year. Certainly, no one managed to do so last year, even though a lot of manufacturers, including Dell, brought out tablets. Samsung did have some success with its Galaxy Tab, but sales didn’t come close to the iPad’s. “For the next year or two, we expect there to be a lot of false starts, failed attempts, and disasters,” Richard Shim, another DisplaySearch analyst, said in a blog post. Apple sold 7.4 million iPads through September, in the device’s first six months on sale.

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Microsoft Entertainment and Devices Division President Robbie Bach shares the stage during CEO Steve Ballmer’s keynote address at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. That means they’re already outselling Apple’s Mac computers, but not iPods or iPhones. Analyst Shaw Wu at Kaufman Bros. believes Apple sold another 6.1 million iPads in the holiday quarter, and there’s every indication that it was a popular holiday gift. Even some retailers that don’t normally sell electronics, including TJ Maxx, carried the iPad. Apple’s would-be competitors include Motorola, which has been hinting that it will show off its first tablet at the show. Dell and Acer Inc. are also expected to show tablets. Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer will likely touch on tablets in his keynote speech Wednesday, an annual fixture the eve of the show’s opening. The electronics industry’s need for a hot new product is especially strong this year. Overall, the recent holiday season was the best for retailers since 2007, but electronics sales were up just 1.2 percent from the previous year, according to MasterCard SpendingPulse, which tracks spending across all transactions, including cash. They’re still down 10 percent from pre-recession levels. For about five years, the industry has been bolstered by Americans rushing out to buy flat-panel TVs. Now, that rush is slowing, as 61 percent of households already have such sets, according to Leichtman Research Group. Meanwhile, sales of other products that have driven growth, such as GPS units, picture frames and digital cameras, have tapered off. The people who really want them already have them, while the rest make do with their cell phones instead. Other technologies that have been promoted at CES

in recent years have been sources as Netflix Inc. and met with tepid interest from Research firm NPD esticonsumers. mates that 12 percent of TVs 3-D disappoints sold in the U.S. were Internet-capable. At last year’s CES, Japanese and Korean TV makers Smarter TVs showed off 3-D TVs as a way to keep consumers buying At the show, manufacturnewer TVs. ers are set to talk about TVs But when the sets hit that are even “smarter,” with stores a few months later, access to better downloadsales were disappointing. able applications for social Samsung Electronics Co. networking and other tasks. estimates all manufacturers “This is going to be the combined sold 1 million 3-D year for . . . the first generasets in the U.S. in 2010, far tion of truly smart TV applishort of its initial estimate of cations, where people are 3 million to 4 million. building them for the first This year, manufacturers time unique to this plataren’t giving up on 3-D, but form,” said Eric Anderson, some of them are likely to vice president of content and change their strategy to product solutions at Sammake 3-D viewing a bit more sung Consumer Electronics affordable and comfortable. America. Last year’s 3-D sets Samsung has a nearly 60 require bulky, battery-pow- percent market share of ered glasses, which cost Internet-capable TVs sold in about $100 a pair. This year, the U.S. we’re likely to see more sets Apple is involved in conthat use thin, unpowered necting TVs to the Internet glasses of the kind used in as well, through its Apple 3-D movie theaters. TV add-on box. Vizio Inc., the No. 1 But Apple’s isolation from maker of LCD TVs for the the rest of the industry may U.S. market, already intro- be hurting it here. duced one model with this It hasn’t let anyone build kind of “passive” 3-D screen its software into TVs, so its in December. $99 add-on box is competing Aside from the benefit of with the software that comes cheaper glasses, the image free with many TVs. flickers less with passive 3-D technology. Verison iPhone? On the other hand, it cuts Apple’s shadow also falls the resolution in half. It’s still high-definition, but less on the presence of Verizon Wireless, which will be at so. TV makers will also push CES to show off the first Internet-connected TVs at phones for its next-generation high-speed wireless CES. “Basically, the TV will data network, known as 4G. Apple is widely expected look like your smart phone and have access to the Inter- to introduce a version of the net,” said Gary Shapiro, iPhone for Verizon’s network president and CEO of the this year, but indications are Consumer Electronics Asso- that it won’t happen at ciation, which organizes the CES. That leaves the CEO of show. Internet-connected TVs Verizon Communications have been around for sev- Inc., Ivan Seidenberg, to eral years and are starting talk about other smart to gain consumer interest phones at his keynote prenow that they can display sentation Thursday, while video from such online everyone will be thinking of the elephant in the room.

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PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson Land Trust will host a docent walk in the Quimper Wildlife Corridor on Saturday. The walk will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The theme is “Two Short Loop Walks: Never Get Lost in Cappy’s Trails Again.” Participants will meet at

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PORT TOWNSEND — The Olympic Outdoor Club will host a Dungeness River Trail hike Saturday. Hikers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Quimper Credit Union, 11524 Rhody Drive, Port Hadlock. The hike is a round trip of 6.8 miles. For more information, e-mail olympicoutdoors@

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PORT TOWNSEND — The Washington State University Jefferson County Extension Master Gardeners 2011 Yard and Garden Lecture Series will be held at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St., from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12. Horticulture experts will speak on topics such as seasonal gardening, pesticides and cut flowers throughout the year. At each lecture, refreshments will be served, and there will be chances to win door prizes. Series tickets cost $42 and are transferable. Checks should be made payable to Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation and mailed with one’s name, address and phone number to P.O. Box 490, Port Hadlock, WA 98339. Single tickets may be sold at the door on a spaceavailable basis for $10. Ticket sales help underwrite the Jefferson County Master Gardeners Foundation Grant Program, which supports environmental stewardship and horticulture-based sustainable projects. Andrew May, Peninsula Daily News gardening columnist and ornamental horticulturist, opens the series Jan. 8 with “Gardening, ‘Weather’ or Not.” He will discuss the North Olympic Peninsula’s seasonal weather patterns and demonstrate container gardens for winter. After May’s Jan. 8 talk will be these presentations: (clip and save): ■  Jan. 15, “Change: The Joy & Bane of Gardening” with Mary Robson. She will discuss seasonal challenges and gardenerdriven changes that can “make every garden a moveable feast.” ■  Jan. 22, “How Understanding Pesticide Regulations Helps Everyday Decision-Making” with Catherine Daniels. She will discuss how organic pest products, citronella candles, pool chemicals and more are regulated as pesticides in this state, which is one of the most highly regulated in the nation when it comes to pesticides. Whether a “spray and pray” user, an “organic first, conventional as last resort” advocate or an “organic only” gardener, one can learn how pesticides are

reviewed, approved, regulated and recommended to make better choices and to educate other gardeners. Daniels directs the Washington State Pest Management Resource Service based at Washington State University’s Puyallup extension. ■  Jan. 29, “Big Ideas for Small Gardens” with Marty Wingate. Learn how small spaces can hold impressive gardens and how to overcome the challenge of fitting the pieces together to make every inch count. Wingate is a Seattlebased writer and speaker who has a master’s degree in urban horticulture from the University of Washington. She has written for national gardening magazines and authored three books, including Big Ideas for Northwest Small Gardens. ■  Feb. 5, “A Year in Flowers: Seasonal, Local & Sustainable Flower Growing & Design” with Debra Prinzing. In a two-part talk, Prinzing will cover ways to grow, glean, harvest and gather floral design ingredients. First, there will be a hands-on demonstration about seasonal floral design projects, and participants will receive instructions, a recommended plant list and other resources. Next, they will learn about eco-friendly growers and their design approaches. Prinzing is an outdoorliving expert; a speaker for botanical garden, horticultural society and flower show audiences; and a regular radio and TV guest. She writes for Better Homes & Gardens, Garden Design, Organic Gardening, Sunset, Fine Gardening and other magazines. ■  Feb. 12, “Growing Species Rhododendrons in Our Gardens” with Bob Zimmerman closes the series. Hear tales of plant-hunting adventures in China and Tibet and learn about some of the many species in the rhododendron genus that are suitable for Puget Sound gardens. Zimmerman is a past president of the Rhododendron Species Foundation & Botanical Garden in Federal Way and continues to serve on its executive board. He also is a member of the International Plant Propagators Society, American Rhododendron Society and Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association. For more information, phone the Master Gardeners at 360-379-1172.

PORT TOWNSEND — The Olympic Outdoor Club will host a South Indian Island Trail hike Sunday. Hikers will meet at 1:15 p.m. at the trailhead. The hike is a round trip of four miles. For more information, e-mail olympicoutdoors@


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Today Play and Learn Port Angeles — For children for ages 0-5 to attend with parent, grandparent or caregiver with individual and group play, songs and story time. 9 a.m. to 11a.m. Phone 360-4525437 for location and more information. Walk-in vision clinic — Information for visually impaired and blind people, including accessible technology display, library, Braille training and various magnification aids. Vision Loss Center, Armory Square Mall, 228 W. First St., Suite N. Phone for an appointment 360-4571383 or visit Insurance assistance — Statewide benefits advisers help with health insurance and Medicare. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Phone Marge Stewart at 360452-3221, ext. 3425.

Port Angeles Farmers Market — The Gateway, Front and Lincoln streets, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh produce, crafts and music. Joyce Depot Museum — 15 miles west of Port Angeles on state Highway 112, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1915-era log depot houses, photographs and historical information regarding Joyce, Port Crescent, Twin, Lake Crescent, Camp Hayden, the Spruce Railroad and early logging. Phone 360-928-3568. Guided walking tour — Historic downtown buildings, an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360452-2363, ext. 0. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Art Is a Gift” show and sale. 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show closes Sunday. Phone 360457-3532.

Peace rally — Veterans Park, 217 S. Lincoln St., noon to 2 p.m. Sponsored by Green Scrapbook and paper- Party of Clallam County. crafts class — Clallam Phone 360-683-0867. County Family YMCA Art Cribbage — Port Angeles School, 723 E. Fourth St., 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $8, $5 for Senior Center, 328 E. SevYMCA members. For children enth St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For 8 to 14. To register, phone all ages. 360-452-9244, ext. 309, or American Sewing Guild e-mail — Viking Sew & Vac Shop, Guided walking tour — 707 E. First St., 1 p.m. to 3 Historic downtown buildings, p.m. Open to the public. an old brothel and “Under- Phone Marie Paddock at 360ground Port Angeles.” Cham- 683-4597 or Vernelle Ketber of Commerce, 121 E. cham at 360-683-9772. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, Embroidery class — $10 senior citizens and stu- Golden Craft Shop, 112-C S. dents, $6 ages 6 to 12. Chil- Lincoln St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. dren younger than 6, free. Bring an embroidery needle, Reservations, phone 360- hoop, scissors and a 12-inch 452-2363, ext. 0. square of plain cotton fabric. Phone 360-457-0509. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Art Is a Gift” show Museum at the Carnegie and sale. 1203 E. Lauridsen — Featured exhibit, “Strong Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show People: The Faces of Clallam closes Sunday. Phone 360- County.” Second and Lincoln 457-3532. streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Children welcome. Elevator, ADA Bingo — Port Angeles access and parking at rear of Senior Center, 328 E. Sev- building. Phone 360-452enth St., 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 6779. Phone 360-457-7004. The Answer for Youth — Museum at the Carnegie Drop-in outreach center for — Featured exhibit, “Strong youth and young adults, proPeople: The Faces of Clallam County.” Miniature exhibit viding essentials like clothes, ends today. Second and Lin- food, Narcotics and Alcoholcoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ics Anonymous meetings, Children welcome. Elevator, etc. 711 E. Second St., 4:30 ADA access and parking at p.m. to 6:30 p.m. rear of building. 360-452Sunday 6779. The Answer for Youth — Drop-in outreach center for youth and young adults, providing essentials like clothes, food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Senior meal — Nutrition program, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation of $3 to $5 per meal. Reservations recommended. Phone 360457-8921. PA Peggers Cribbage Club — Eagles Club, 110 S. Penn St.Check-in, 5:30 p.m. Games, 6 p.m. New members welcome. For more information, e-mail papeggers@, phone 360-8087129 or visit www.papeggers. com. Friendship Dinner —First United Methodist Church, Seventh and Laurel streets. Doors open, 3 p.m. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Free. Phone 360457-8971. Bingo — Masonic Lodge, 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, drinks and pull tabs available. Phone 360-457-7377.



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Port Townsend Marine Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Jane Lane, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Science Center — Fort Phone 206-321-1718 or visit Worden State Park. Natural history and marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 Walk aerobics — First for adults; $3 for youth (6-17); Baptist Church of Sequim, free for science center mem1323 Sequim-Dungeness bers. “Whales in Our Midst” Way 8 a.m. Free. Phone 360- till Dec. 31. Phone 360-3855582, e-mail 683-2114. or visit Circuit training exercise Conversation Cafe — Vicclass — Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 torian Square Deli, 940 Water a.m. to 10:15 a.m. $5 a per- St., No. 1, noon. Phone 360son. Phone Shelley Haupt at 385-6959 or visit www. 360-477-2409 or e-mail Topic: “A la carte.” Line dancing lessons — Beginning dancers. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, 10 a.m. to 11a.m. $3 per class. Phone 360-6812826. Sequim Duplicate Bridge — Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., noon Phone 360681-4308, or partnership 360-683-5635. French class — 2 p.m. For more information, phone 360-681-0226.

Saturday Overeaters Anonymous — Literature meeting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth St., 10 a.m. Phone 360-452-0227.

Quilcene Historical Museum — 151 E. Columbia St., by appointment. Artifacts, documents, family histories and photos of Quilcene and surrounding communities. New exhibits on Brinnon, military, millinery and Quilcene High School’s 100th anniversary. Phone 360-765-0688, 360-765-3192 or 360-7654848 or e-mail quilcene or quilcenemuseum@embarq Northwest Maritime Center tour — Free tour of new headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 p.m. Elevators available, children welcome and pets not allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or e-mail

Light lunch — Free hot meals for people in need, St. Overeaters Anonymous Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., 11:30 a.m. to 1 — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1032 Jefferson St., 5 p.m. Phone 360-683-4862. p.m. Phone 360-385-6854. Sunday First Night New Year’s VFW breakfast — 169 E. Eve Celebration — AlcoholWashington St., 9:30 a.m. to free community celebration 1 p.m. Cost: $5 a person. focusing on art, culture and heritage. Downtown Port Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Townsend, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Club — Stymie’s Bar & Grill, Fireworks at Memorial Field, Cedars at Dungeness Golf 9 p.m. Suggested donation Course, 1965 Woodcock $5. Admission passes availRoad, 10 a.m. Phone 360- able at Jefferson County His775-8663. torical Society Museum, 540 Water St. Adult Scrabble — The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 1 New Year’s Eve contra/ p.m. Phone 360-681-2619. square dance — Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St., 8 Trivia night — Oasis p.m. to midnight, $6 donation. Sports Bar and Grill, 301 E. Bring snacks, refreshment. Washington St., 5:30 p.m. For more information, phone Phone 360-582-3143. Dave Thielk at 360-385-3308

Lions Breakfast — All- Port Townsend and you-can-eat. Crescent Bay Jefferson County Lions Clubhouse, Holly Hill Road and state Highway 112, Today 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $6 adults, Port Townsend Aero $3 for children. Museum — Jefferson County International Airport, 195 AirFeiro Marine Life Center port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — City Pier, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Admission by donation. for seniors, $6 for children Phone 360-417-6254. ages 7-12. Free for children younger than 6. Features vinPort Angeles Fine Arts tage aircraft and aviation art. Center — “Art Is a Gift” show and sale. 1203 E. Lauridsen Puget Sound Coast ArtilBlvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show lery Museum — Fort Worden closes today. Phone 360-457- State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3532. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for Clallam County Histori- children 5 and younger. cal Society History Tales — Exhibits interpret the Harbor Ross Crockford, an award- Defenses of Puget Sound winning Canadian freelance and the Strait of Juan de writer, discusses history of Fuca. Phone 360-385-0373 Victoria. Port Angeles City or e-mail artymus@olypen. Council Chambers, 321 E. com. Fifth St., 2 p.m. Free. Jefferson County HistoriDance — Sons of Norway cal Museum and shop — Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., 6:30 540 Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 30 minutes of p.m. Admission: $4 for adults; instruction, followed by folk $1 for children 3 to 12; free to and ballroom dance. $2 mem- historical society members. bers, $3 nonmembers. Exhibits include “Jefferson Refreshments, 9 p.m. Phone County’s Maritime Heritage,” “James Swan and the Native 360-457-4081.

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or e-mail edavidt@gmail. sary. Phone 360-765-0688, com. 360-765-3192 or 360-7654848 or e-mail quilcene or Saturday quilcenemuseum@embarq Port Townsend Aero Museum — Jefferson County International Airport, 195 AirBingo — Booster Club, port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Corey Lane, Brinnon, 6:45 Admission: $10 for adults, $9 p.m. for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children PT Shorts —Key City Pubyounger than 6. Features vin- lic Theatre presents “Fat and tage aircraft and aviation art. Lean: Stories by Raymond Carver.” Key City Playhouse, Boatbuilding — The Boat 419 Washington St., 7:30 p.m School, 42 N. Water St., at 10 Free. Port Townsend Arts a.m. Phone Wayne Chimenti Commission and Key City 360-379-9220 or e-mail Public Theatre. Phone 379-5089 or visit www.key Land trust walk — Jefferson Land Trust docent Mary Missig will guide participants Sunday on two short, easily rememPort Townsend Aero bered walking routes in the Museum — Jefferson County Quimper Wildlife Corridor. International Airport, 195 AirThe theme of the walk is “Two port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Short Loop Walks: Never Get Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Lost in Cappy’s Trails Again.” for seniors, $6 for children Meet at 49th and Hendricks ages 7-12. Free for children streets,10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. younger than 6. Features vinFree. Wear appropriate cloth- tage aircraft and aviation art. ing, footwear. Chimacum Grange FarmFood Addicts in Recov- ers Market — 9572 Rhody ery Anonymous — First Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to Baptist Church, 1202 Law- 2 p.m. rence St., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Visit www.foodaddicts. Puget Sound Coast Artilorg. lery Museum — Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art walk — Various Quil- Admission: $3 for adults, $1 cene galleries, 11 a.m. to 6 for children 6 to 12, free for p.m. Phone 360-765-0200 or children 5 and younger. Exhibe-mail info@olympicart its interpret the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Puget Sound Coast Artil- Phone 360-385-0373 or lery Museum — Fort Worden e-mail State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 Jefferson County Historifor children 6 to 12; free for cal Museum and shop — children 5 and younger. 540 Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 Exhibits interpret the Harbor p.m. Admission: $4 for adults; Defenses of Puget Sound $1 for children 3 to 12; free to and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360-385-0373 historical society members. or e-mail artymus@olypen. Exhibits include “Jefferson County’s Maritime Heritage,” com. “James Swan and the Native Northwest Maritime Cen- Americans” and “The Chinese ter tour — Free tour of new in Early Port Townsend.” headquarters. Meet docent in Phone 360-385-1003 or visit chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 p.m. Elevators available, chilQuilcene Historical dren welcome and pets not Museum — 151 E. Columbia allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or St., by appointment. Artifacts, e-mail documents, family histories and photos of Quilcene and Jefferson County Histori- surrounding communities. cal Museum and shop — New exhibits on Brinnon, mil540 Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 itary, millinery and Quilcene p.m. Admission: $4 for adults; High School’s 100th anniver$1 for children 3 to 12; free to sary. Phone 360-765-0688, historical society members. 360-765-3192 or 360-765Exhibits include “Jefferson 4848 or e-mail quilcene County’s Maritime Heritage,” or “James Swan and the Native quilcenemuseum@embarq Americans” and “The Chinese in Early Port Townsend.” English country dance — Phone 360-385-1003 or visit RoseWind Common House, 3131 Haines St., 4 p.m. to 6 Peace vigil — Ferry inter- p.m. Lessons by Nan Evans section, downtown Port from Portland, Ore. Music by Townsend, 12:30 p.m. Bring Fred Nussbaum and friends. Followed by a potluck dinner. flags, banners or posters. No street shoes or fragrances. Quilcene Historical Phone Dan Post at 360-554Museum — 151 E. Columbia 0417 or e-mail St., by appointment. Artifacts, documents, family histories and photos of Quilcene and surrounding communities. New exhibits on Brinnon, military, millinery and Quilcene High School’s 100th anniver-


Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360-457-0431.

PA Vintage Softball — Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowship and recreation. Phone Gordon Gardner at 360-452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360-683-0141 for information including time of day and location.

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Briefly . . . Volunteers invited to festival Jan. 9 SEQUIM — Hear ye! Hear ye! The Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival — a living story told by modernday minstrels — is returning, by popular demand, to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church after a two-year absence. The event will be Sunday, Jan. 9, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. There is no cost for this gift from the church to the community, but tickets — available in the church office at 525 N. Fifth Ave. — are necessary because of limited seating. Numerous adult and children parts are available for volunteer performers. None of these roles requires any speaking, just singing along with the choir. For additional information, phone Pat Andrews at 360-683-5540 or e-mail her at To contact the church, phone 360-683-4862.

Lesson title PORT ANGELES — The Rev. John Wingfield will lead Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. for Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle St. The title of his lesson will be “This is the Year.” Sunday school will be held at the same time. Meditation in the sanctuary from 10:15 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. will precede the service.

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INDEPENDENT BIBLE CHURCH Sunday: 116 E. Ahlvers Rd. 8:15 & 11 a.m. Sunday Worship 9:50 a.m. Sunday School for all ages Nursery available at all Sun. events Saturday: 112 N. Lincoln St. 6:00 p.m. Upper Room Worship Admin. Center: 112 N. Lincoln St. Port Angeles, WA / 360-452-3351 More information:

The Schaber family will Angeles on Sunday. return to Bethany Pentecostal Church, Fifth and Francis streets, on Sunday at 6:30 p.m., with a concert of Southern and traditional gospel music. For additional information, phone the church at 360-457-1030.

Fellowship worship SEQUIM — Presbyterian Fellowship worship Sunday at 4 p.m. will be at the Holiday Inn Express, 1441 E. Washington St. The Rev. Robert Slater of First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend will deliver the sermon. Communion will be served.

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BETHANY PENTECOSTAL CHURCH E. Fifth & Francis Port Angeles 457-1030 Omer Vigoren, Pastor SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Worship WED. & SAT.: 7 p.m. Eve. Service

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UNITY IN THE OLYMPICS 2917 E. Myrtle, Port Angeles 457-3981 Sunday Services 10:30 a.m.

TONIGHT, WE CELEBRATE New Year’s Eve. With the echo of Merry Christmas behind us, tonight we bid each other a Happy New Year. The lights and tinsel of Christmas will soon be packed away, and we will discard one calendar and put up another. We say goodbye to 2010, never to return. Optimists will embrace the new year resolving to be different and make differences. Weight will be lost, and the house will get painted. Pessimists, who prefer return to Bethany Pentacostal Church in Port to be called realists, will enter 2011 with the sole satisfaction of humbugging advocacy group that unites beyond someone being the optimists. The bathdenominations and congreGLBT,” he said, using the room scale will be tossed gations, has elected an common abbreviation for out with the paintbrush. openly gay person as its gay, lesbian, bisexual and By nature, I am a humtransgendered people. “Peo- bugging pessimist. But president. ple are looking more at the Stan Kimer, a retired please, don’t tell anyone. merits of a person as an IBM executive who lives in I am a Christian and a individual, which is someRaleigh, was elected this pastor, so humbugging and month to lead the organiza- thing we need more of in pessimism are inapproprition. The council lobbies the this country.” ate. Fortunately, being born General Assembly on topics Although the election is a second time does not consuch as immigration and the groundbreaking in a South- fine me to the nature I was environment and tries to ern state where the religious born with the first time. I need to carry into the find common ground on landscape is dominated by new year lessons learned social issues among Christheologically and socially from Bethlehem. God wontian groups that might disconservative churches, it’s derfully interrupted the agree on key theological not a particular surprise, shepherds’ lives, making issues. said the Rev. George Reed, their future dramatically Kimer, a lay leader in the executive director of the different. Metropolitan Community state council of churches. In the end, the shepChurches, which ministers “From the council of to gays, said the vote is more churches standpoint, the big herds returned to their work in Bethlehem’s surdeal was almost 20 years a referendum on him as an rounding hills. After all, ago” when the body voted to individual rather than a the sheep couldn’t go include the gay-friendly desire to make a political untended forever. MCC in its membership, point. But the shepherds Reed said. “Especially in the relireturned to their work with Peninsula Daily News gious community, people are increasingly able to look and The Associated Press new attitudes, new hearts. After their once-in-alifetime nighttime experience, “the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told” (Luke 2:20). Any humdrums and humbugs that surely accompany shepherding were overshadowed by FIRST PRESBYTERIAN THE OLYMPIC UNITARIAN “good news” of “great joy” CHURCH UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP (Luke 2:10). Maybe their 139 W. 8th Street, Port Angeles A Welcoming Congregation work was the same, but 452-4781 73 Howe Rd., Agnew Pastor: Ted Mattie they were not. 417-2665 Lay Pastor: Shirley Cruthers The magi also returned Sunday Service begins at 10:30 a.m. from Bethlehem. They had Worship Hours: 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Handicap accessible; Childcare Sunday School for all ages: 9:45 a.m. followed the Eastern star available; Religious exploration Nursery Provided: Both services classes for children, refreshments, and in pursuit of the infant conversation following the service. “born king of the Jews” “Arise, Shine” January 2: Dennis Reynolds (Matthew 2:2). “R esolution for the N ew Year” They followed the star Each year we resolve to better ourselves, to lose weight, exercise until it stopped over where more, stay connected with friends, the child was, and then make financial changes and “they were overjoyed. On otherwise do better in the future than we have in the past. Such changes coming to the house, they Sunday 10:00 a.m. good things, but what do we most saw the child with his Meeting @ Deer Park aredeeply hope for what might we be mother Mary, and they Cinemas - Hwy 101 & able to work towards. bowed down and worshiped Deer Park Road, him. Then they opened Port Angeles their treasures and preGlen Douglas, Pastor sented him with gifts of 452-9936 gold, frankincense and myrrh. . . . they returned to Casual Environment, Serious Faith



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FIRST UNITED METHODIST and Congregational Church 7th & Laurel, Port Angeles 360-452-8971 Jo Ann Olson, Pastor SUNDAY Childcare provided 8:30 a.m. Worship 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Worship 4:00 p.m. Youth Group

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their Reynolds country by another route” (Matthew 2:10-12). I don’t imagine their country changed much while they were gone, but I am certain the magi changed. They had sought him and found him and worshipped him. Their lives would never be the same. And surely their joy did not stay behind in Bethlehem. The shepherds and the magi returned, and so must we. Holidays and vacations are great, but either we return, or our family and guests return. Return to home. Return to work. Return to school. Return to . . . life. But like the shepherd and the magi, we can return to life differently. We can enter the new year glorifying and praising God for he who was born in Bethlehem. Optimism should reign. His tidings of comfort and joy are not seasonal; they are “new every morning” (Lamentations 3:23). The melodious cries of “Joy to the world! The Lord is come!” must not be packed away with the lights and tinsel or tossed out with last year’s calendar. The joyful message of his birth and his life must be carried by his people returning to everyday life all year of every year until He returns again. We must resist returning to the routines of life with closed hearts, hearts that bury joy or optimism. If our hearts remain closed, we are no different than the inn that had no room for his birth. I hope you had a merry Christmas and that your merriness will be carried into a truly happy new year. With the life of Jesus born in our hearts by faith, we can enter the new year optimistically looking for new opportunities to express his grace and love with our words and lives. We can make the world different because he has made us different.


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REDEEMING GRACE ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH REFORMED Scandia Hall, 131 W. 5th St., P. A. Andy Elam, Pastor SUNDAY 9:15 a.m. Study Hour 10:30 a.m. Worship Service 360-504-1950

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL 510 E. Park Ave. Port Angeles 457-4862 Services: Sunday 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Godly Play for Children 9:00 a.m. Monday 8:15 p.m. “Compline”

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Shiite Muslims in Malaysia have made a rare public plea for authorities to let them legally worship amid fears of a clampdown on outlawed religious groups, a human rights official said Tuesday. Malaysian religious officials allow only Sunni Islam to be openly practiced by Muslims, who make up nearly two-thirds of this Southeast Asian country’s population. All other Islamic denominations, including the Shiite, are considered illegal. Sunni Islam is the world’s largest branch of the religion, followed by Shiite Islam, which is practiced mostly in Iran, Iraq and Bahrain, though there are sizable minority populations in many Muslim countries.

Detained more than 200 Islamic authorities detained more than 200 Shiite Muslims at a prayer meeting recently in central

Malaysia in one of the largest recent mass arrests of its kind. Government-linked newspapers have since published articles warning people to avoid illegal sects. About 30 Shiite community representatives handed a petition to Malaysia’s government-backed Human Rights Commission this week seeking its help to curb any further crackdown, said Muhammad Sha’ani Abdullah, a member of the rights watchdog. Islamic department officials who could comment on the issue were not immediately available Tuesday.

Face stiff challenge The Shiites face a stiff challenge because authorities have repeatedly defended their policies against non-Sunni teachings as necessary to preserve public stability and the integrity of Islamic teachings. Nevertheless, some Malaysian Islamic scholars support the right of Shiites to practice their beliefs.

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Death row inmate moved to solitary gets court nod By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press

OLYMPIA — The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it was OK for corrections officials to move a death row inmate to solitary confinement after a special housing unit that allowed him more privileges was closed due to budget cuts. In a 7-2 ruling, the high court dismissed a petition by Jonathan Gentry, who argued that the move unlawfully changed the terms of his sentence. Gentry was sentenced to death in 1991 for killing a 12-year-old girl in Kitsap County. Under Department of

Corrections regulations, after a year in solitary confinement, qualified inmates can be transferred to another unit where they are allowed daily contact with other inmates and family contact visits. However, that special housing unit was closed in 2009 due to budget cuts, and Gentry argued that his return to solitary confinement was a constitutionally impermissible increase in the severity of his punishment. The majority, lead by Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, said neither the state nor U.S. constitutions create a “liberty interest in a particular form of prison housing, absent allegations

of cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment, which Gentry does not assert.” The majority wrote that housing in the special unit is a privilege that can end through no fault of the prisoner, including budget cuts. And because all death row inmates start out in solitary confinement, being returned there does not create a harsher sentence than they first faced.

Floor not a weapon In another decision Thursday, the state’s high court agreed with a martial artist who said he didn’t use a casino floor as a weapon.

The court reversed the assault conviction of James Michael Marohl, who was accused of forcing a drunken man onto the floor of the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, causing minor injuries and breaking the man’s prosthetic arm. At his trial, the prosecutor argued that an arm lock and taking the man to the floor met the law’s requirement of using objects likely to produce bodily harm. But the unanimous high court ruling said that definition doesn’t include a bare arm or a floor — unless a victim is repeatedly slammed against it — and that didn’t happen in this case.

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Snow is removed at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Monday.

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NEW YORK — Some travelers stranded by the great snowstorm of 2010 this week discovered that when all else fails, Twitter might be the best way to book a seat home. While the airlines’ reservation lines required hours of waiting — if people could get through at all — savvy travelers were able to book new reservations, get flight information and track lost luggage. And they could complain, too. Since Monday, nine Delta Air Lines agents with special Twitter training have been rotating shifts to help

travelers wired enough to know how to “dm,” or send a direct message. Many other airlines are doing the same as a way to help travelers cut through the confusion of a storm that grounded thousands of flights.

Stranded for hours At least 28 flights, carrying thousands of passengers, became stranded on the tarmac at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, one for close to 11 grueling hours, in the aftermath of this week’s paralyzing blizzard, officials said. The flights had one thing in common — they all began outside the United States. This year, federal officials enacted a rule that penalizes airlines with hefty fines if planes are kept on the tarmac for more than three hours.

But the new rule applies only to flights that begin and end in the United States. The Transportation Department has been considering expanding the rule to include international flights, and the strandings could force the agency to act. “It was horrible,” said Shoham Elazar, 24, a dental student from Miami who arrived at Kennedy on Tuesday on Turkish Airlines Flight 1 from Istanbul. After a flight of about 10 hours, the plane sat on the tarmac for more than six hours before it could unload.

$1 billion loss ShopperTrak, which estimates foot traffic and retail sales, said in a report Wednesday that postChristmas consumers

Fewer join unemployment rolls; good sign for 2011 By Paul Wiseman

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PORT ANGELES — Shirley’s Cafe, 612 S. Lincoln St., marks a change in ownership today. Customers and other friends are invited to say goodbye to owner Shirley Cargile and enjoy coffee and cake with her and meet the new owners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jim and Sheri Mackrow will take over Shirley’s on Saturday. Sheri is Cargile’s daughter. The cafe, which serves all-day breakfast and lunch, displays thousands of pieces of memorabilia. An electric train travels around the dining room.

Synthetic pot OLYMPIA — The state pharmacy board has voted to adopt a rule that would ban the sale and possession of synthetic marijuana. The board’s emergency rule would mirror new Federal Drug Enforcement Administration rules banning five chemicals used to make synthetic marijuana. The federal ban went into effect Dec. 24 and will last at least a year while officials consider a permanent ban. The state rule won’t go into effect until next month. Synthetic marijuana is sold in smoke shops as incense, but health officials say it is an intoxicant when burned and inhaled. It is sold under names like K-2, Spice and Black Mamba. State officials said a state rule is a more effective tool for law enforcement than the federal ban.

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Consumer tools OLYMPIA — Consumers in Washington state can go online to research past violations of and complaints against insurance companies and agents, thanks to a new set of tools offered by the state Insurance Commissioner’s Office.

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“Consumer protection starts with an informed shopper,” Mike Kreidler, state insurance commissioner, said Thursday. “And getting the information has never been easier.” The insurance commissioner’s website, www., now includes a “consumer toolkit” with information on different types of insurance; online filing — and tracking — of complaints against an insurance company; online filing of complaints against an insurance agent or broker; and a new system to look up contact information, licensing history, past violations and consumer complaints against agents or companies.

WASHINGTON — The average rate on 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week to the highest level in seven months. Freddie Mac said the rate increased to 4.86 percent from 4.81 percent last week. It hit a 40-year low of 4.17 percent last month. The average rate on 15-year loans rose to 4.2 percent, up from 4.15 percent, and the highest Peninsula Daily News reading in six months. and The Associated Press Rates have been rising since November. Many expect the tax-cut plan will fuel economic growth and increase inflation. Yields tend to rise on fears of inflation, and mortgage rates track yields on the 10-year Treasury note.


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He expects the economy to generate 100,000 to 150,000 jobs a month by spring, up from an average 86,500 a month in 2010. That’s an improvement but still not enough to cause a big drop in the unemployment rate. To Paul Kasriel, chief economist at Northern Trust, fewer people applying for unemployment benefits suggests the unemployment rate will slip from 9.8 percent in November to 9.7 percent early next year; that would mean about 150,000 fewer unemployed.

The Conference Board’s Goldstein said the unemployment rate might actually rise for a few months as an increase in job openings lures even more job seekers back into the labor market. He doesn’t expect the unemployment rate to start dropping until mid-2011 and said it will finish the year above 9 percent. A survey released this month by the Business Roundtable found that 45 percent of big company CEOs planned to add jobs over the next six months, up from 31 percent in the third quarter; just 18 percent planned to cut jobs. A survey by the staffing firm Manpower found that companies are more optimistic about hiring than they’ve been in two years. “We’re going to start to see jobs added, but slowly,” said Manpower CEO Jeff Joerres.

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WASHINGTON — Far fewer people are applying for unemployment benefits as the year ends, raising hopes for a healthier job market in 2011. Applications are at their lowest level since July 2008, the Labor Department says. They fell to 388,000 in the week ending Dec. 25, bringing the four-week average to 414,000. Until mid-October, the four-week average had been stuck above 450,000 most of the year. Economists say the number of people applying for unemployment benefits predicts where the job market will go over the next few months — so much so that they use this data to help forecast economic growth. “We’re starting to see a pickup in job growth,” said

Conference Board economist Kenneth Goldstein. “We may even get to a point, conceivably by spring, where the consumer is going to say that it no longer feels like we’re still in a recession.”

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around the country spent about $10 billion on retail goods on Sunday and Monday — but that an additional $1 billion was lost because of the snowstorm that struck much of the East Coast. In regions other than the East Coast, visits to retailers continued to rise. In the Midwest, South and West, foot traffic to retailers rose 38.6 percent on Sunday compared with Sunday a year earlier, which was Dec. 27. This year’s Christmas shopping season was the best since before the recession. Many of the after-Christmas sales are driven by people who want to exchange or return gifts, or use up gift cards, and stores often put in new merchandise or special discounts to get them to spend extra while they are in the store.

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Wild horses, seen galloping across the open range of the Yakama reservation near Toppenish, multiply at a prodigious rate — like feral cats.

Wild horses cramp homes on the range Equines flood open lands in the West; Yakama, other tribes to discuss problem By Lynda V. Mapes

in growing numbers. Their beauty is part of the problem, stoking a mystique around wild horses that has made them a hard problem to talk about. Like feral cats, the horses multiply at a prodigious rate. With no natural predators, and these days, no market for purchase, the herds are estimated at about 12,000 animals and growing. That’s up from about 500 animals in the 1950s; 2,500 in the 1990s, and more than 4,500 in 2006. Carrying capacity of the tribe’s rangeland was about 1,000 horses in 2007, and it’s significantly less than that today, because of continued degradation from overgrazing, said Jim Stephenson, big-game biologist and wild-horse project leader for the Yakama Nation. By now, deer are mostly gone from several of the game units he helps manage for the tribe, Stephenson said, because of competition from horses. The tribe is also worried about how grazing pressure from horses is affecting its efforts to re-establish populations of sage grouse, and reintroduce pronghorn ante-

The Seattle Times (Distributed by The Associated Press)

SEATTLE — Horse people hope the new year will bring a solution to an old problem: too many horses. A horse summit planned for the first week of the year is expected to draw to Las Vegas representatives from Northwest tribes, federal agencies and conservation groups, as well as wildlife advocates, and horse people vexed by too many horses with no market to cull the herds. “It’s bad and getting worse,” said Sue Wallis, a Wyoming legislator and member of United Horsemen, a Wyoming-based nonprofit organizing the summit. She backs development of a plant in Wyoming where horses can be slaughtered for human consumption — a solution she says is the humane and ethical solution to the problem. “We are not just some meat-industry schmucks,” she said of slaughter supporters. “What we need is humane and regulated horse processing in the U.S. where we can control it, and we can set really high standards. “We are horse people concerned about the wellbeing of the horse.”

Talks scheduled The Yakama, Warm Springs, Shoshone-Bannock, Paiute, Crow, Apache, Navajo and Pueblo tribes are among those expected at next week’s summit to talk about horse troubles, as herds keep multiplying on tribal lands, destroying a fragile balance of land and wildlife. The horse has proved tricky to reckon with: Neither wildlife nor livestock intentionally grown for slaughter, growing horse populations have defied a

Death and Memorial Notice Laurie Ann Jackson July 27, 1963 December 28, 2010 A potluck celebration of life will be at Carrie Blake Park, Sequim, at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 1, 2011.

Tribal biologist Jim Stephenson keeps track of the wild horses on the Yakama reservation near Toppenish. A growing herd of about 12,000 horses now lives on the range. solution since the U.S. slaughter industry for horses was shut down in 2007 by animal-rights activists, many of whom objected to the way the animals were treated and killed.

Slaughter industry While the slaughter industry is still technically legal in this country, a congressional ban on spending federal money to pay inspectors of horse carcasses intended for human consumption, primarily overseas, killed the industry. Populations have been building ever since, as the bottom fell out of the market that helped tribes and other horse managers keep numbers in check. Today, horses are trucked to Canada and Mexico for slaughter, and many more are overpopulating public and tribal lands, to the det-

Death and Memorial Notice Donald Joseph Rogers November 10, 1920 December 16, 2010 Preceded in the death of Donald J. Rogers include his parents, Aurthur and Minnie (Blanker) Rogers; brothers Arthur, Percy and Robert; and grandson, Daniel Beavers.

riment, land managers say, of wildlife, native plants and the health of the range. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) estimates it has nearly 12,000 more horses on its lands than the range can support, and the agency is feeding more than 11,400 animals kept in corrals it can’t find adopters for. The BLM spent $36.9 million in 2010 alone just to feed and care for horses it has rounded up and confined in corrals and put out to pasture in longterm holding facilities in the Midwest. And the cost is going up. United Horsemen members want to see a solution in 2011, Wallis said. Tribes, too, are seeking an answer.

Georgia Marie Burns October 24, 1914 December 27, 2010 Mrs. Georgia Burns, 96, of Sequim passed away on December 27, 2010, of natural causes. She was born to James and Georgette (Lefevre) Dickson in Dunkirk, Indiana, on October 24, 1914. She married Raymond E. Burns on December 24, 1938. He preceded her in death in December of 1993. Mrs. Burns obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State Teacher’s

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The Yakama reservation offers a good look at the problem. There, wild horses pour over the backcountry of the reservation, fast, liquid and

November 27, 1948 December 20, 2010 Theodore Irving Shaughnessy, 62, of Sequim passed away on December 20, 2010. He was born November 27, 1948, in Port Angeles to Theodore William and Beulah (Sampair) Shaughnessy. He was raised in Sequim and graduated from Sequim High School in 1968. Mr. Shaughnessy married Carrie Jo Taggart on September 25, 1972, in Sequim. The marriage later ended in divorce. He lived in Edmonds and the Lynnwood, Washington, area, working in retail maintenance. Mr. Shaughnessy enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was an avid collector of small cars, which he handpainted. He loved his friends and family and was a

College and taught at Columbia High School in Richland, Washington. She was also a member of the PEO Sisterhood. She is survived by her son, Doug Burns; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Jake Rajala; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mrs. Burns was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brother, James Dickson. There are no services planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Mr. Shaughnessy super person He is survived by son, Tyler Davis of Georgia; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Phyllis Shaughnessy of Copalis Beach, Washington; sisters and brother-in-law, Nita Tucker of Auburn, Washington, and Crystal and Richard Parker of Sequim; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Sequim Valley Chapel, 108 West Alder Street, Sequim.

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“They are beating it up so much we have no growth coming back,” said David Blodgett Jr., a wildlife technician for the tribe. “It is having a big impact on our traditions and culture, our big animals, our roots, our fish, they are all part of that circle that is part of our culture. “We don’t want to get rid of them,” he said of the horses. “But we just want to manage them.” In the past, the tribe lived in balance with these herds. Originally of Spanish origin, the herds today include descendants of domestic animals turned out by homesteaders, and lately, horses dumped by people too hammered by the recession and high cost of hay to keep their animals.

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The Northwest Tribal Horse Coalition has morphed into the National Tribal Horse Coalition, as other tribes join with Northwest nations that last year embarked on a feasibility study of opening a slaughter facility on tribal lands. That study, paid for by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), is expected back soon and will help guide tribes’ decision making, said Jason Smith of the Warm Springs tribe in Oregon, president of the coalition.

lope to the reservation this winter. On Toppenish Ridge, horses move like smoke over the open landscape. The tallest thing around is the piles of manure, all that’s left on rangeland cropped bare by herds of horses. Their hoofs have corrugated hills with hoofbeaten trails, and the ground is eaten to blowing dust.

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DEAR ABBY: I just lost my dear abby 15-year-old sister to bullying, and the school here is not doing anything her never-ending about it. Abigail blather is getting There have been a number of suiVan Buren on my nerves? cides due to this behavior. I want Can’t Get a schools to realize they need to take Word in, in action before someone else gets hurt. North Carolina Bullying isn’t a harmless prank, and it should be taken seriously. I Dear Can’t have heard of a bullying law in some Get a Word in: schools, but it needs to be in all Your friend is a schools. I should not have to bury my compulsive talker. sister at such a young age. She may do it Abby, can you please get a mesout of insecurity or sage out to schools and their stubecause the sound dents about bullying? Thank you. Grief-Stricken Sister of silence makes her uncomfortable. She may do it because she thinks in Michigan she’s entertaining. But hogging the conversation is Dear Grief-Stricken Sister: rude. Please accept my deepest sympathy And calling someone in the late not only for the untimely loss of your evening, after being told that the sister, but also the tragic circumperson does not want calls after a stances surrounding her death. certain hour, is also rude. Although bullying is something Much as you might like to, I that has gone on for generations, in doubt anything you say politely will recent years, school boards have only change her. So accept her, warts and begun to realize what a serious and all, or move on. pervasive problem it truly is and have instituted zero-tolerance poliDear Abby: When a man meets cies. a woman wearing a low-cut dress or In many schools where student suicides have occurred, the adminis- blouse, is it rude to momentarily tration has provided grief counseling glance down (not stare) at her cleavage? Most men find this a natural, and programs to sensitize students unavoidable impulse. and faculty in order to prevent it Doin’ What Comes Naturally from happening. If that isn’t being done in your Dear Doin’: It may be a “natural, community, the parents should be unavoidable impulse,” but gentlemen very worried. have learned to control their Dear Abby: What do you say to a impulses. And that’s what I recommend you do ­— unless you want to person who never stops talking? A offend the woman you’re with or the friend does it, and I don’t want to woman you’re meeting. hurt her feelings. I’m surprised you haven’t heard It has reached the point where I the phrase, “My eyes are up HERE.” avoid her because her nonstop babbling irritates me. Dear Readers: From the bottom I have made clear to her I don’t of my heart, I wish all of you a use my phone much and prefer happy, healthy and prosperous 2011. e-mail, but it hasn’t stopped her And please, if you will be driving from calling anyway — sometimes tonight, don’t drink; and if you’re late at night. I let the machine pick up, but my drinking tonight, don’t drive. sleep is still interrupted, and, once Stay safe, everyone! Love, Abby again, I am irritated. Abby, this woman has a heart of _________ gold. She is generous and sweet, but Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, her incessant chatter diminishes any also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was good feelings I have for her. Even founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letwhen we’re eating in a restaurant, ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box she never stops to come up for air. 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via e-mail by logging onto How can I politely let her know

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The Last Word in Astrology By Eugenia Last

ARIES (March 21-April 19): A partnership appears to be limiting. You must resolve any personal or professional issues you have with the people you deal with in order to advance in the new year. A change in your living arrangements and financial future looks positive. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Say what you need to say but be prepared for an immediate reaction, especially if it involves money. Love and relationships will be enhanced. Do something special for the one you love. 3 stars

Rose is Rose

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A false sense of security may develop if you take what a big-talker has to say or offer you. Keep things in perspective. Bring in the new year with moderation and an awareness of the reforms you must make in 2011. 3 stars


CANCER (June 21-July 22): Enjoy socializing but don’t give up one set of circumstances for another. Look carefully at what and with whom you are dealing before you make a life-altering decision. A change of heart can cement a relationship. 5 stars

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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Protect your home and your assets. You will see people in a different way if you explore conditions that are quite different from your normal setting. Keep your eyes open and your mind alert. 2 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t let emotions get in the way. Moderation is key. A positive change in the way you see situations and people will enhance your relationship with someone special. 2 stars LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You may feel bogged down with responsibility but that is no reason to mope. If you cannot venture out, invite others to join you at home. Don’t begin the year with false hope or lies. Get what’s important to you out in the open. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Bring the past into the future and you will discover that you have more to offer. A change in location or a new set of circumstances will alter your life and help you to jump start something you should have done a long time ago. Opportunity knocks. 3 stars SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Intoxicated people will be a problem. A

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Friday, December 31, 2010

Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today







High 37

Low 23





Cold with periods of clouds and sun.

Partly cloudy and cold.

Mostly cloudy and chilly.

Mostly cloudy and chilly.

Mostly cloudy.

Chance for rain, some ice mixed in early.

The Peninsula High pressure will remain in place across the Peninsula today, helping to drive cold air south from Canada. As a result, afternoon high temperatures will once again max out in the upper 30s. Temperatures tonight will drop well below freezing, holding Neah Bay Port in the low to mid-20s. The cold and dry weather will linger 41/30 Townsend through the weekend as a couple of storm systems pass Port Angeles 37/28 by to the south and west. The next chance for precipita37/23 tion will come Monday night into Tuesday, providing a Sequim mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

Victoria 38/28


Forks 42/25

Olympia 36/17

Seattle 38/25

Spokane 17/2

Yakima Kennewick 22/8 26/10

Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. © 2010

Marine Forecast

Chilly today with periods of clouds and sunshine. Wind east 8-16 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility clear. Partly cloudy tonight. Wind east 7-14 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility clear. Mostly cloudy and chilly tomorrow. Wind east 4-8 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility clear. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a shower possible. Wind light and variable. Waves under a foot. Visibility under 3 miles at times.


8:22 a.m. 9:56 p.m. Port Angeles 1:05 a.m. 9:43 a.m. Port Townsend 2:50 a.m. 11:28 a.m. Sequim Bay* 2:11 a.m. 10:49 a.m.


Sunset today ................... 4:30 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 8:04 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 4:39 a.m. Moonset today ................. 1:21 p.m.

Moon Phases

Jan 4

Everett 33/24

Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Table Location High Tide

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Friday, December 31, 2010 Seattle 38/25

Billings 4/-6



Low Tide


High Tide Ht

8.9’ 6.6’ 6.4’ 7.6’ 7.7’ 9.2’ 7.2’ 8.6’

2:09 a.m. 3:20 p.m. 4:34 a.m. 5:54 p.m. 5:48 a.m. 7:08 p.m. 5:41 a.m. 7:01 p.m.

3.0’ 0.0’ 5.4’ -1.0’ 7.0’ -1.3’ 6.6’ -1.2’

9:20 a.m. 10:57 p.m. 1:52 a.m. 10:34 a.m. 3:37 a.m. 12:19 p.m. 2:58 a.m. 11:40 a.m.

9.0’ 7.0’ 7.1’ 7.4’ 8.5’ 8.9’ 8.0’ 8.4’


Low Tide Ht 3:12 a.m. 4:15 p.m. 5:51 a.m. 6:37 p.m. 7:05 a.m. 7:51 p.m. 6:58 a.m. 7:44 p.m.

*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.

3.0’ -0.3’ 5.5’ -1.2’ 7.2’ -1.5’ 6.8’ -1.4’

High Tide Ht 10:13 a.m. 11:51 p.m. 2:36 a.m. 11:22 a.m. 4:21 a.m. 1:07 p.m. 3:42 a.m. 12:28 p.m.

9.0’ 7.3’ 7.6’ 7.2’ 9.1’ 8.7’ 8.6’ 8.2’

Low Tide Ht 4:10 a.m. 5:04 p.m. 7:00 a.m. 7:19 p.m. 8:14 a.m. 8:33 p.m. 8:07 a.m. 8:26 p.m.

3.0’ -0.6’ 5.7’ -1.3’ 7.4’ -1.7’ 7.0’ -1.6’

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Jan 19

Jan 26

World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 53 46 s Baghdad 55 37 sh Beijing 35 16 s Brussels 43 30 c Cairo 65 52 pc Calgary 21 10 s Edmonton 20 1 s Hong Kong 61 50 s Jerusalem 57 46 r Johannesburg 78 53 t Kabul 54 23 s London 43 34 c Mexico City 73 41 s Montreal 38 36 r Moscow 16 9 sn New Delhi 68 37 pc Paris 43 32 s Rio de Janeiro 83 72 sh Rome 52 39 c Stockholm 21 18 pc Sydney 86 67 s Tokyo 52 39 s Toronto 48 44 r Vancouver 34 24 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.

Minneapolis 25/5

Denver 13/-4

San Francisco 51/45

Kansas City 46/13

New York 46/36 Detroit 48/38 Chicago 54/24

Washington 50/37

Los Angeles 56/44 Atlanta 62/51

El Paso 48/23 Houston 75/44

Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice -10s -0s

Shown is today’s weather.


National Forecast

Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 37 27 0.00 13.99 Forks 39 20 0.00 136.36 Seattle 36 29 0.01 46.99 Sequim 38 29 0.00 10.08 Hoquiam 39 24 0.00 74.21 Victoria 37 31 0.00 36.53 P. Townsend* 40 36 0.00 16.56 *Data from


Port Ludlow 38/26 Bellingham 34/14

Aberdeen 44/29

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Miami 78/67

Fronts Cold Warm

Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.

Stationary 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s


National Cities Today

City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur d’Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau

Hi Lo W 28 9 sn 34 26 sn 42 25 pc 62 51 pc 45 33 s 50 34 pc 28 11 pc 4 -6 c 2 -8 sn 17 5 pc 48 35 pc 47 39 c 68 52 pc 10 -2 sn 54 24 r 56 45 c 15 0 pc 38 27 c 61 32 c 13 -4 sn 44 8 i 48 38 r 34 30 c 4 -10 sn 4 -11 c 81 67 s 75 44 r 37 32 sn

City Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis Nashville New Orleans New York Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Palm Springs Philadelphia Phoenix Portland, OR Raleigh Reno Sacramento St. Louis Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco Sioux Falls Sun Valley Washington, DC

Hi 46 42 70 56 78 52 25 62 74 46 50 22 76 58 45 47 36 56 32 47 64 20 70 54 51 10 9 50

Lo W 13 r 29 pc 36 t 44 pc 67 pc 25 r 5 sn 53 c 58 t 36 s 17 pc 2i 56 s 37 pc 33 s 33 pc 23 pc 41 pc 24 pc 39 pc 27 r 7 sf 38 pc 46 pc 45 c -6 sn -6 pc 37 pc

National Extremes Yesterday (For the 48 contiguous states)

High: 89 at Falfurrias, TX

Low: -11 at Westby, MT

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ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT 2 F/T, benefits. Prepares accounts payable checks, prints accounts payable reports, assists with payroll, collection calls, and filing. Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, perform in a fast paced work environment, able to multi-task. Requires strong attention to detail, work independently. Fax resume to Caregivers 360-457-7186 or email to City of Sequim is seeking qualified professionals for the following positions: Engineer Engineering Tech II WRF Electronics Tech PW Admin Asst II Accounting Asst III Finance Project Manager Details at: Send cover letter, resume and job application to Kathy Brown-HR Manager, 152 West Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98363, or email kbrown@ EOE

Due to continued expansion and growth, urgently require LPNs, NACs and NARs. Competitive wages and benefits. 408 W. Washington Sequim. 360-683-7047 office@ PERSONAL SERVICE ASSISTANT The residents at Laurel Park are looking for an energetic, reliable person to join their care team. Seeking full/parttime applicants to provide care services. 1-2 years experience preferred. Please apply in person at 1133 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. 360-452-7201 RESIDENTIAL AIDES FULL-TIME OR ON-CALL Assist chronically mentally ill adults in daily living skills, cooking, and housekeeping. Req h.s./GED, exp pref’d. $10.13-$11.05/hr, DOE. FT w/benes, or add $ for on-call work. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Details at EOE

LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. RESIDENTIAL STAFF For new Maloney Heights 28-unit residence for chronically homeless: º Site Coordinator, Bachelor’s degr with 3-5 yrs. relevant exper. $29$31K, DOE. º Residential Aides, Assist w/daily living skills, cooking & housekeeping. Req h.s./GED; exper pref’d. $10.13-$11.05 hr., DOE. Both posns FT w/benes. resume to PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Details at EOE ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840 SARC is now accepting applications for the part time evening custodian. Please pick up application 610 N. 5th Ave., Sequim. 683-3344 ext 11 for more info. SWITCHBOARD/ RECEPTIONIST/ GENERAL CLERICAL Peninsula Community mental Health Center seeks versatile and mature team player for busy front office. Must have excellent interpersonal and customer svc skills and be able to type and use gen off equip. Recent exper in health care office is a plus. F.T. w/benefits. Some eve hrs. $10.50-$11.00/hr start, DOQ. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. EOE TAX PREPARER CPA or EA with active license for Tax Season. Sequim. Call Kathryn at 681-2325 The Museum & Arts Center located in Sequim, WA, is seeking applicants for the position of executive director. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The complete position description is available on the Museum & Arts Center website: Copies are also available at the MAC Exhibit Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with resume to: MAC Executive Director Search Committee PO Box 2056 Sequim, WA 98382 All inquiries must be directed to the mailing address above. The search committee will only consider applications received on or before Wed., Dec. 29, 2010. Veterinary Kennel and Grooming Assistant Part-time fast paced position. Resume and cover letter to: PO Box 339 Sequim, WA 98382 0C5107198

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RESERVE POLICE OFFICER Application deadline is January 15th, 2011 Minimum Qualifications: • Sequim/Clallam County resident • No felony convictions • Good character and standing in the community • Ability to pass a drug screening • Ability to pass a background investigation Applications are available at: Sequim Police Department 609 W. Washington Street, #16 Sequim, WA 98382

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WELDER & FITTER. Opening for a selfmotivated, productive welder with mechanical skills. Must be proficient with TIG & MIG, experience in gas welding small pipe a plus. Full-time position with benefits. Email resume to fax to 360-385-3410 or mail to: P.O. Box 2028, Port Townsend, WA 98368 Wellness coaches needed. Control your hours and your income. Full training provided. For details call Debby at 452-5575


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For hire mature Christian man, in Sequim/ P.A. area. $65 per day, 6 hours. 360-683-9499 PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER REPAIR We offer courteous, professional computer repair and other IT related services at an affordable price. Visit us at or contact us 775-2525 helpdesk@

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104 PARKWOOD Low maintenance landscaped front/ back yards will make you the envy of your neighbors and friends. House interiors are sure to please. Extra roomy triplewide in Parkwood Community for 55+. Clubhouse and outdoor rec features make this a winning combination. Call the agents for a viewing – vacant and ready to buy! $89,500. ML252439. Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East



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3 bed, 1.75 bath, 1,096 sf on large corner lot. Large kitchen. Master bath newly remodeled with tile shower & granite countertop. Peek-a-boo water view & mountain view. 1 car attached garage, detached 30x24 shop with wood heat. Fenced backyard with large patio. Near college. $208,000 360-460-7503 3 private acres in the city! Open floor plan, hardwood floors, wood stove, bonus room would make great office or craft room. Close to everything yet feels miles away from anything. $299,000. ML251416/96541 Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. AFFORDABLE 3 BR. Nice location at the end of a dead end street. Attached garage with large workspace. Great starter home or rental investment. $129,000 ML251658/112072 Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. BEAUTIFUL HOME Sitting quietly on 1.63 manicured acres. Spacious rooms including elegant dinning room and cozy fireplace in the living room. French doors leading out to adorable guesthouse and hot tub. $550,000. ML252297. Thelma Durham 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN VIEWS From this 2 Br., 2 bath home on 1.25 level acres between Sequim and Port Angeles. Newer laminate floors, carpets, windows and roof. Two sided rock mantel with a fireplace on the living room side and a wood stove on the dining room side. Large kitchen with a separate pantry. $189,900 ML252417/156860 Terry Neske 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. COUNTRY LIVING Solid cedar perimeter walls inside and out add to homey feeling and charm. Hardwood floors under wall-to-wall carpet. Large open living area with many windows makes home cheery and bright. Many trees; fruit and shade. New roof 2008. New septic system/exterior paint 2010. Short distance to community beach. $229,900. ML252379. Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East ‘D’ IS FOR DECK THE HALLS Exceptional custom built 4,947 sf home on 5.12 acres. Huge master Br. and bath with walk-in closet. Amazing open kitchen. Incredible landscaping, a pond, a fountain, separate storage shed/shop, pool table, black aluminum fence, huge deck, brick patio, and a great floor plan make this a magnificent opportunity. Beautiful high efficiency windows help bring the outside in. Enjoy the water views and Mt. Baker. Just reduced over $75,000! $599,900. ML251498. Jace Schmitz 360-452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company ESCAPE TO BLACK DIAMOND Just minutes from town, fantastic 4 Br., 2 bath on 3+ acres. 2,128 sf, recently treated to a tasteful kitchen update, new paint inside and out plus windows. Master Br. with walk-in closet and jetted tub in master bath. Large detached shop all nicely landscaped with evergreens and fruit trees. Move in ready! $259,500. ML251628 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East www.peninsula



FRESH CONTEMPORARY CUSTOM Country home situated on 1.70 partial mtn view acres. Open floor plan with 9’ ceilings, 3 Br., 2 bath and den, fabulous kitchen with hickory cabinets, pantry, island and eating bar. Exterior 400 sf shop/storage building. Poured patio with a water feature, and southern exposure makes for great entertaining. $369,000. ML251739 Margo Petersen-Pruss 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY GREAT LOCATION Great Del Guzzi built 4 Br. home in great condition. Mt. view, some water view, waterfall with a little pond, fantastic deck out back, fenced backyard, also cement patio, brick barbeque. Custom fireplace in living room. Garage has large workshop. Home has hardwood floors throughout; some are carpeted. $219,500. ML252125. Beep Adams 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY GREAT OPPORTUNITY Convenient location in Sunland. 3 generous Br., 1.75 bath, nice entertainment spaces, approx. 1,566 sf has newer roof and systems, easy care landscaping. $195,000. ML251993/131039 Cath Mich 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GREAT PRICE ON THIS HOME! Wonderful fixer! 2 Br., 1.5 bath on .74 acre lot. Needs TLC but is a great opportunity for the right Mr. Fixit! Home is sold “asis”. $161,000. ML157761 Bryan Diehl 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow GREAT WATERFRONT HOME Terrific unlimited view of Dungeness bay, shipping lanes and Victoria B.C. 2 Br., 2.5 bath. Check out the recently remodeled sitting room and Dining room. Tidelands included for harvesting clams and beach combing. $569,000 ML251519/103275 Gary Halsey 461-3283 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY




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HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153.


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IT’S TIME Interest rates have started inching up, so now is the time to think about buying. You’ll want to consider this 3 Br., 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,474 sf home. Great floor plan and on a quiet dead-end street in a great neighborhood. $199,700. ML251563. Dave Ramey 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY JUST LIKE NEW Cute 2 Br., 1.5 bath condo, completely updated throughout. New kitchen, appliances and fixtures, new heating system and window coverings, newer roof and close to medical facilities. $145,500. ML251993/131039 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND LAST CHANCE CLOSING COSTS With an offer accepted in December, buyer qualifies for a 2% credit for closing costs. Time’s running out! Take advantage of the estate’s desire to sell and check this out. Built in 1990, this home has a great layout with bedrooms separated by the living areas. Nice deck off the kitchen. Plan for summer! $185,000. ML252233 Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY LOW MAINTENANCE HOME This newer singlelevel home is a great alternative to a condominium with very low maintenance. Home is bright with many architectural skylights. Features beautiful hardwood floors, gas fireplace, water views, upgraded finishes, central heat, attached 2-car garage, upgraded flooring and appliances. Distinctive architecture and located in excellent neighborhood. Close to everything inc. Olympic National Park! $179,950. ML251311 Brody Broker 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company

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MARIAH WINDS Built with skilled craftsmanship and quality products in 2004. Beautiful 3 Br., 2.5 bath, open concept living space plus family room and a den/office. Stunning hardwood floors, open staircase. Gorgeous master with 2 walk-in closets and bath with Jacuzzi and separate shower. Upscale neighborhood, 2.75 acres. $415,000. ML252233 Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY MOUNTAIN ESTATE Majestic 10 acre mountaintop estate with breath taking views of the water. Exceptionally high quality construction and craftsmanship is evident in every room of this fine home. Beautiful hardwood floors, superb master bedroom suite with fireplace and a fully customized 1,075 sf shop and garage. $749,000 Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 MOVE IN READY 3 Br., 2 bath condominium in desirable Sherwood Village in excellent condition and move in ready. Recently painted and most appliances recently purchased. Close to medical facilities, Sequim Aquatic & Recreation Center, shopping, and near Olympic Discovery Trail. $240,000 ML250531/39416 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY NEW LISTING Beautifully updated 3 Br., 1.5 bath home located on Cherry Hill. Built in 1937, this home offers a beautiful kitchen, hardwood floors, 1 car garage with workspace, and fenced yard. Quiet and private with all the convenience of in-town living. $249,500. ML252449. Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY GARAGE SALE ADS Call for details. 360-452-8435 1-800-826-7714

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PRIVATE SETTING This 3 Br., 2 bath 2,158 sf home on 3.22 acres has a spacious kitchen with an island, breakfast bar and plenty of counter space and cabinets. The living room features vaulted ceilings, wood stove and a sliding door out to the gazebo with hot tub and small pond. There is also a family room large enough to accommodate a pool table. Huge 3 car/RV shop. $275,000. ML 252058/135819 Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. PRIVATE WILDLIFE HABITAT With a finely crafted 2 Br., 2 bath home on the edge of a forest bordering the Straits! Savor brilliant sunsets, eagles on their nests, and exceptionally eco-friendly home. $565,000. ML241505/143543 Alan Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. READY TO GO Like new 3 Br., 2 bath manufactured home on 1.4 acres with great mountain views, located between Sequim and Port Angeles. The home features a large south facing living room with propane fireplace, formal dining area, large kitchen with island, two concrete patios, entrance ramp, large detached pull through style RV garage with RV hook-ups. Agnew irrigation water is piped to the property. $210,000. ML251556 Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 RING IN THE NEW YEAR With a quality home in Sun Meadows, close to downtown, John Wayne Marina, and Discovery Trail. 3 Br., 2 bath, 1,758 sf home, quality materials throughout. Propane fireplace, heat pump, hickory cabinets, hardwood floors, easy care landscaping with sprinkler system and more. $269,000. ML251365 Ed Sumpter Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 477-9189 SUNLAND HILLTOP CONDO 2 Br., 2 baths, nice sunroom, propane stove, murphy bed, shoji screen. $185,000 ML252226/145314 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND




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P.A.: 1 Br., nice, no pets/smoke. 1st/last dep. $395. 452-1234


P.A.: 2 Br. senior cottage, all utilities incl. except phone, W/D, housekeeping and dining services avail upon request. Inquire at Park View Villas, corner of 8th and G St., P.A. 452-7222 for showing.

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DIAMOND POINT Brand new garage built in 2006. Adjacent to the airport, residential side ready to build on. Water, septic, electric, cable and telephone in. 12x10 room with loft inside garage. $115,000 ML250356/26644 Team Topper 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

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CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent ref req. $700. 452-3540.

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P.A.: East 2 Br., W/D, D/W, carport, storage. $650 plus dep. 452-8239 P.A.: Quiet and clean. 1 Br. $540. 206-200-7244



SEQUIM: 2 Br., 1 ba. $725, dep and credit check 360-385-5857





3 Br., 2 bath, O’Brien Rd. Pets ok. Possible horse. $900 + dep. 360-461-7428 Clean, furnished 1 Br. trailer with tip out, near beach, util. incl. $650. 928-3006. DIAMOND PT: 2 Br., 2 bath. $695. 360-681-0140 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, newly remodeled, no pets/ smoking. $600 mo., $600 dep. 460-5290. P.A.: 2 Br., no smoking/pets, vicinity of Civic Field. $750. 457-4023 P.A.: 3 Br., 2 bath, garage, nice area, $1,100. 452-1395.

3 Br., 1.5 bth, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1125 First, last, dep. Non-smk/pets. Contact (206)8983252 Address: 1527 W. 10th. A Furnished 3 Br., 2 bath VIEW Home in Port Townsend. Remodeled & Upgraded. $1,400. Also for sale @ $399,900 MLS# 96766 24 Hr FREE Recorded Info 1-888-873-5447 ext. 400 CENTRAL P.A.: Country in city, 2 Br., updated, nice house. $800 or $825. References, deposits. Drive by 415 Valley and call 460-7652.

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P.A.: Central, newer 2 Br., DW, W/D, no smoke/pets. $650. Lease, credit check. 360-796-3560


NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Great opportunity to be the owner of your own beauty salon; a turn key business. Just bring your scissors and clients. Very busy salon. Low overhead. Great visible location in downtown Sequim. $14,900. ML252426 Sheryl Payseno Burley and Cathy Reed 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East



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The clean lines and style of the craftsman have been maintained while updating this beautiful home to today’s standards. Pride in ownership shows throughout with warm colors and rich hardwoods. The master suite allows for complete comfort and natural light fills your sanctuary. $189,900 ML252433/161579 Doc Reiss 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.



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P.A.: 3 Br., 3 bath. Upscale, location, 2 car garage, yard, energy efficient. No smoking, no pets. $950. 360-452-9458. P.A.: 4 Br, 1.5 ba, no smoking. $1,000 mo, $1,000 sec. 417-0153 P.A.: Nice, furnished. 1 Br. $900. Call for details. 461-9684. Properties by Landmark. SEQUIM: 2 Br., 1.5 ba carport, fenced, gar. $775. 683-1530.

SEQUIM: 3 BR, 1 BA, 2 car garage, W/D. $900/mo. 1st & last month+ $1000 dep, Credit check. 253-709-9458 SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 bath, fenced, in town, $500 deposit. $1,100. 683-1695.

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P.A.: Room $450 mo, util. and cable incl. No pets. 460-4408


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SEQUIM: Room/bath, kitchen, no pets/ smoking, close to town. $500 mo. 683-4250 after 5 p.m. WANTED: Room to Rent. Quiet female looking for long-term room to rent Sequim/surrounding areas. Service dog well-trained. No drug use! 360-477-8368. m


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NEW YEARS MOVE IN SPECIAL! Need some extra space? Remodeling? Or just need room to get a little more organized? Call for our amazing MOVE IN special! On site security, family owned! Call Joyce Self Storage today. 360-928-2560



Hot water heater. GE, 50 gal., HYBRID. Brand new in box. $1,200. 683-7990. m



COFFEE TABLES: 2 blonde finish coffee tables, 1 large, $40 and 1 small $30, very good condition. 681-4429 DINING TABLE: 4x6, maple top, white legs, excellent condition. $150/obo. 360-344-3577 DINING TABLE: With 4 chairs, blonde finish nice set. $140. 681-4429 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Large, very sturdy, light colored oak. Plenty of room for a large television with two big storage drawers underneath, plus a side cabinet with three shelves and glass-front door. $175/obo. 360-775-8746 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Pine armoire style. Priced reduced. $75. 808-1767. Oak Entertainment Center. 3 years old, 7’x6’, TV stand, 2 towers, bridge, lots of storage. $200/obo. 775-5840.

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APPLIANCES AVAILABLE. Whirlpool side-by-side fridge, white, with water hookup, $300. GE convection oven with glass top, works great, $200. Kenmore washer and dryer set, they work great, super capacity, heavy duty, $300. 461-3164 pl lv msg.

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LOVE SEAT: Blue fabric, over stuffed, great shape. $200/ obo. 681-3299. SET: Large, dark wood matching dresser with mirror, armoire, and night stand. $700 all. 360-457-8464 SOFA: Like new. $500/obo. 670-5948.


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CHRISTMAS TIME Beautiful coat, leather and suede. $100/ obo. Call Debbie at 360-452-6034 COMFORTER SET Barney twin, with sheets, good shape. $15. 452-9693, eves. DRESSES: 3 nice prom dresses size small, like new worn once, call for description. $30 each. 452-9693 or 360-417-3504 ESTATE ITEMS: Pacesaver power scooter, like new, $750. 20s rocker $200, matching 20s chair $100. 3 dressers $45 each. 20s vanity with round mirror $175. 50s dresser with rectangle mirror $125. 50s kitchen table $50. Computer desk set $100. Metal office desk $50. 457-4837. EXERCISER: Tony Little’s Gazelle Free Style. $50. 928-9617 or 360-460-9224. FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles HP Mini Case and portable mouse with 4 GB flash drive. $25. Open but never used. 452-6439. MISC: ‘95 F150 4x4, parts, $500. Cont. Gem Topper, cost $1,600, sell $500. 3 Husqvarna chainsaws, $300-$500. Leister plastic heat welder, $200. 48 Jeepster tranny, 3 sp with electric O/D, $500. 461-8060. MISC: Bird cage, 6’x 4’x30”. $200. Parrot play stand, $50. Recumbent Schwinn exercise bike, $175. 452-9302


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FIREWOOD: Seasoned fir. Full cord. $195. 452-6106 MISC: Ladies dresser, excellent shape, big mirror, black lacquer with gold trim, 6 drawers and middle cupboard with shelf, $125/obo. 10” table saw, $25. 683-9829. MISC: Metal bunk bed, $100. 3’x6’x8” bookshelf, $80. File cabinet $10. Foosball table, $25. 12’ trampoline, $50. 360-477-0351 MISC: Regency, wood burning stove, gold door and 5.5’ piping, excellent shape, $1,200/obo. Sanio 24” TV w/stand, $75/obo. Mini fridge, brand new, $75. 360-461-2894 SEASONED FIREWOOD $170 cord. 360-670-1163 Seasoned firewood. Hemlock fir or alder. Split & delivered. Full $170. Half cord $100. 360-670-1163. Ten cords fir firewood $165 ea or trade for truck/big saw. Cut, split, delivered. FULL cords, not dry. came from big trees, nice, straight grain and lots of dense heartwood. will haul to west side or P.T. for extra. 670-5655. UTILITY TRAILER Heavy duty tandem axle trailer, all steel, 4’x8’, 5’ drop down ramp, front tongue storage, new tires with spare, 2’ sideboards. $1,750/obo. In Sequim. 206-940-1849


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MOVING Sale: Thur Sat., 8-3 p.m., 63 Majesty Way. Every thing must go. All furniture: living room furniture, dining room furniture, bedroom furniture, all must go. Stainless steel cookware, silverware, flatware all must go. Kenmore Elite glass top convection oven priced to go. Many collectible knickknacks.





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Farm Animals

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Horses/ Tack

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Farm Equipment

MISC: 3 pt. 48” box blade, $300. Grader blade, $200. Rake, $200. Rotary tiller, $600. 452-4136. MISC: Tractor, Kubota L210, 2WD, 21 hp, diesel, 265 orig. hrs, exc. shape, $2,850. 60” brush hog mower, $485. 360-681-4256


APOLLO: ‘07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558. HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘02 883 Hugger. 6K, like new, maroon. $4,800. 457-4020. HARLEY: ‘05 Soft Tail Deluxe. Glacier white, vivid black, 2,000 mi. 1450 ST1 EFI, bags, chrome foot boards, sport rack, back rest, lots of chrome, much gear included garaged. $17,500. 460-0895. HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800 R. Candy apple red, excellent condition, garaged, 13K miles, new tires, custom seat by Richs, saddle bags, windshield, road guards, Cargo box. Aux lights, sissy seat with back, many extras. $8500/OBO. 360-797-1254

Wanted To Buy HONDA: ‘03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282.

WANTED: Reloading equip. presses, dies, scales and misc. 360-457-0814 WANTED: STERLING SILVER Any cond. Coins, pre 1965. 360-452-8092. WANTED: Used tools for college student. 417-9204 WANTED: Wheelchair elevator for Dodge van. 452-2615.

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MALIBU: ‘96 Response. 514 hrs., heater, shower, custom Bimini top. $11,500/ obo. 928-9461. RUNABOUT: 16’ and trailer, Sunbrella top. $350/obo. 477-0711.

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Adorable Chihuahua Puppies. These playful adorable pups are 8 weeks old and ready for a loving home. Guaranteed to melt your heart. $350. Please leave a message. 461-4115. AKC Pembroke Welsch Corgi. 1 yr old neut. male. $450. 681-2486 BIRDS: (2) male cockatiels, $100 both. (1) green cheeked conure, 5 yrs old, hand trained, $150. 360-565-0105 Christmas Chihuahuas. Purebred Chihuahuas cute and friendly 11 weeks old one male one female. Shots wormed and paper trained. $200-$300. 360-670-3906 FREE: To good home. Healthy senior house cat with all supplies. Gray short haired, female, spayed, declawed, friendly and affectionate. Needs senior home to share love. Cell 808-1694. 582-9363. FREE: To good home. Male Bengal cat. Neutered, good indoor/outdoor, not with other cats. 928-3625 IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS Really nice male Lab puppies. Just had 2nd shots, 10 wks. old. $125. 417-0808. KITTEN: Female Minx/Snowshoe mix. $100. 681-3838. LHASA APSO: Christmas Puppies! Ready to go, Tuxedo and Parties, 2 litters to choose from, 5 girls, 5 boys. $300-350. 477-8349 LHASAPOOS: 2 black females, $300 ea. 477-8349 Old English Sheepdog Puppies. (3) males, (3) females, purebred non papered, DOB Oct. 2, very socialized, very smart, playful, adorable fluff balls. Both parents on site. $300 males, $350 females. 360-775-4182 PUPPIES: (2) male Pit Bull mix. 7 mo old, $50 each. Only serious inquiries, To good home only. 360-463-1699 PUPPIES: AKC Registered Mini-Schnauzer puppies. Born 08/14/2010. First shots, dew claws removed, tails docked. 2 males and 1 female left from litter. $350. Call 360-460-7119 PUPPIES: Black Lab, champion sired, AKC registered, great blood lines, 3 left, 11 wks. old. $350. 912-2785 PUPPIES: Purebred Shih-Tzu, ready now, will hold for Christmas. $500. 360-912-3855 PUPPY: Female Chihuahua, 9 months old, very good dog, paper trained, to good home only. $100 cash. 4529888, leave message.

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Heavy Equipment/ Trucks

FORD: ‘64 Ford 350. Dump Truck. Truck runs great! Recent upgrades such as: Rebuilt 312Y-Block, New Clutch, Battery & Hydraulic Brakes. 2 Speed Browning Manual High & Low Transmission Alternator Conversion Scale weight is 4,470 Gross weight 10k $1,900/obo. Please contact Mark at 850- 890-2783. GN 33’ FLAT-BED EQ TRAILER. $4,490. Like-new, 25ft deck includes 5’ pop-up beavertail for a flat deck, 5’ loading ramps with storage. 14,000 lbs. GVWR. MSRP $7,990. 808-5636 SEMI-END DUMP ‘85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153.



A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 10 Capt. Sanders 360-385-4852 BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12” Raymarine chart plotter displaying radar, GPS, digital fish finder; Yamaha electric start and tilt kicker, dual electric downriggers, aluminum trailer, moored Neah Bay last 3 yrs., now stored West Bay Boat Sequim. $27,500. Garry at 683-7176 GLASPLY: ‘86 15’ Runabout. Exc. cond. $3,000. 360-461-0157

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

Job loss forces bottom price. Must sell to pay loan. 1979 Fiberform 26' Baja Flybridge Galvanized EZ-Loader trailer (1999 dual axle) Chevy 350 engine with rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet 280 Volvo outdrive. $2,500. 360-504-2298 PST In Port Angeles. LIVINGSTON: Model 12-T Resort. Seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer. $6,800. 681-8761. RARE PANGA 26’ BOAT FISHERMAN’S DREAM Magic Tilt Trailer & essentials for this beautiful ride. New floor & engines overhauled. 2 bimini tops, custom boat cover, gps, radio, etc. In Sequim. $18,500/obo. 707-277-0480

HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. HONDA: ‘95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023. HONDA: ‘95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023.

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‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40’, 3 slides, 6 speed Allison Trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner cooktop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sony AM/FM/CD, VCR, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table, light oak interior, washer/dryer hookup, 6 kw generator, leveling system, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k), gently used, non smokers. $117,000. 360-683-3887


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


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CHEV: ‘70 3/4 Ton. $850. 360-434-4056.

CAMPER: ‘96 8.5’ Coachman. Hydraulic jacks, gas and elec. fridge, gas range, heater, hot water, and self contained. Clean inside and out. $2,200/obo. 360-417-6781 CAMPER: Hydraulic jacks, gas and electric fridge, gas range and heater. Clean. $600/obo. 477-6098. MOTOR HOME: ‘05 Winnebago Journey 39K. 27,000 mi., loaded, 3-sides, 350 Cat diesel, 6.5 Onan generator. $115,000. 460-0895 MOTOR HOME: ‘92 23’ Itasca. 30K, good condition. $11,500. 452-2162. MOTOR HOME: ‘92 37’ Infinity. Beautiful country coach. Home on wheels. Immaculate inside and out. Great home for snow birds or for travel. Has all the bells and whistles. Must see to appreciate. $40,000/obo. 460-1071 MOTOR HOME: ‘93 30’ Monterey. Loaded $8,900. 797-1625 MOTOR HOME: ‘94 28’ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970

MOTOR HOME: ‘98 26’ Tioga Class C. Gen., A/C, kept in garage, V10. $14,000. 457-7097. MOTOR HOME: ‘98 30’ class C, Itasca Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14’ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, serviced, ready to roll. $18,500. 452-2148 TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TRAILER: ‘05 Tahoe Transport Toy Hauler. 24’. Good condition. 4K Onan generator. $17,000. 417-3177. TRAILER: ‘06 Jayco S6S. ULTRALIGHT. Slideout, Equal-i-zer hitch. Great! $13,900. 683-7444. TRAILER: ‘82 19’ Terry Taurus. $500. 360-681-0561 WANTED: Later model truck camper. Cash. 360-770-2410


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CHEV ‘04 K2500H SILVERADO CREW CAB 4X4 5.6 liter Vortex V8, automatic, dual exhaust, lifted, alloy wheels, 35” tires, brush guard, bed liner, running boards, tow package, power windows, locks, and mirrors, CD stereo, cruise control, tilt, air. Kelley Blue Book Value of $22,370! Sparkling clean inside and out! Nice big lift! Stop by Gray Motors today and Save some bucks on your next truck! $18,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 CHEV ‘99 SUBURBAN SPORT UTILITY4X4 5.7 liter (350) Vortex V8, automatic, alloy wheels, privacy glass, tow package, power windows, locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, leather seats, keyless entry, CD and cassette stereo, cruise control, tilt, air, rear air, dual front air bags. Kelley Blue Book value of $7,485! Good strong runner! Straight and clean! Perfect winter rig for the whole family! $4,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901

CHEV: ‘85 S10. 4x4, king cab, auto, canopy. Straight, dependable, clean. PS, PB, A/C, tilt, CC, AM/FM/cassette. New shocks, battery, tires. 2.8 V6. Runs great! No rust. Drive anywhere. $3,300. 360-452-7439 CHEV: ‘86 Suburban. Good condition. 3rd seat, extra full set wheels. Nice white paint exterior, tan interior. $2,500/ obo. 360-374-6409.


FORD: ‘70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. FORD: ‘79 Flatbed. Runs good. $2,000/ obo. 683-0940.

5TH WHEEL: ‘96 30’ Snowbird. 1 slide, like new condition. $10,000. 452-2929. CAMPER: 8’. $200/ obo. 683-2426.


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FORD: ‘06 Expedition XLT. This expedition is in nearly new condition and has only 60,000 miles with lots of options. $16,500. Please call Sunday through Thursday. 360-460-6213 FORD: ‘87 Super Cab manual, 4x4 and Eaton rear end. $1,000. Call after 11 a.m. 457-1457. FORD: ‘88 F250 111K mi., 4x4. $3,000/obo. 808-5605 FORD: ‘97 F150. 5.4, new tires, trans, batt. Clean. $6,500/obo. 360-681-2643

FORD: ‘87 Econoline. New wheels/tires, very clean. $1,200 firm. 683-8249. FORD: ‘90 F250. Ext. cab, long box, 48,660 mi., new HD service brakes, set up for 5th wheel, excellent condition. $5,500. 796-4929. FORD: ‘95 F150 XLE Ext cab, 8’ bed w/lockable lid, 66k, auto w/o/d, full power, 351 Winsor tow pkg, always garaged, very very clean, below book @ $6,000. 683-8133. FORD: ‘99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839.

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

GMC ‘04 YUKON XL K1500 AWD SLT. 74K original miles. 5.3 liter V8 engine, auto, fully loaded, moon roof, Bose premium audio system, CD changer, dual power heated seats, OnStar, DVD entertainment system, silver metallic exterior, gray leather interior, One very clean, well optioned SUV at $19,995

MAGIC RAINBOW HAPPY BUS 1973 Volkswagon Transporter $1,500/obo Not Camper Style Runs, Some Rust. Call: 360-797-3951

GMC: ‘97 4WD. Runs good, 140K mi. $3,000. 683-4401.

PLUMBING VAN: ‘02 Ford, job site ready, plus extra plumbing parts, 28K orginial mi. $20,000/obo. 360-385-2773

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GMC: ‘97 Suburban. ‘454’ 4WD, 3rd seat, tow pkg., new tires, MP3/CD 4 speaker stereo, AC front and rear, power seats, cruise control, 189K mi. All systems work well. $4,200. 461-6460

HONDA: ‘01 Passport. 79K mi., V6, auto, tinted windows, cd/am/fm, ac, airbags, runs well, good cond., new trans. from Midway, silver. $5,400/obo. 360477-1072 msg. or email: sjones.interest@gma NISSAN: ‘08 Frontier King Cab. V6 4x4, 24K mi., silver ext. matching canopy, bedliner, auto windows-locks, remote ent, cruise, CD, oversize tires, below KBB val of $20,425. Records avail., no accidents. Very clean. $18,600. Call 360-670-1400



ACURA ‘01 3.5 RL 89K original miles. One owner, 3.5 liter V6. Auto, fully loaded, dual power seats, CD changer, Bose sound system, silver exterior, black leather interior, moon roof, This Acura literally looks new inside and out. A ton of car at $10,995

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ACURA ‘92 LEGEND L SEDAN 3.2 liter V6, auto, dark Gray exterior, black leather interior, moon roof, non-smoker, 2 owner car. Spotless Carfax. One really clean fully loaded affordable luxury sedan at $3,695

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ANOTHER AWESOME CAR FOR SALE! FORD: ‘56 2 door post. Close to original, excellent condition, 2 tone paint green and white, Manual 3 speed, 6 cyl. $8,500/obo. Call Joe. 360-6833408 or 360-4611619. BMW: ‘94 530i. V8 5 spd. $3,500. 425-753-1666 BMW: ‘96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220. BUICK ‘03 LESABRE Custom, economical 3.8 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD, power windows, locks and seat, keyless entry, 65,000 miles, very clean local trade, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $7,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 BUICK: ‘97 LaSabre. Excellent codntion, 1 owner. $4,700. 683-6051 after 4 p.m.

CHEV: ‘47 pickup. 5 window, 80% restored. Illness forces sale. $6,000/obo. 457-7097

BUICK: ‘99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038

CHEV: ‘84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210.

CADILLAC ‘98 DEVILLE SEDAN 78K original miles! 4.6 liter Northstar V8, auto, fully loaded, leather, 2 owner senior local trade-in, non-smoker, blue exterior, blue interior, fantastic condition throughout. Runs and drives like new. A whole lot of car for $4,995

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CHEV: ‘98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $5,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876 DODGE ‘05 DAKOTA QUAD CAB ST 4X4, 83K original miles, auto, 3.7 liter V6, air, tinted windows, cruise, CD player, tilt steering wheel, silver exterior, gray cloth interior, tow package. Spotless Carfax. One clean reliable truck at $10,995

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CHEV: ‘72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, ‘71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915 CHEV: ‘75 Corvette Stingray. Must sell, 350, matching #s, 149k original miles, rebuilt turbo, 400 tran, rebuilt rear end, all new suspension, front and rear sway bar, turbo hood and stock hood. $6,500 or make offer. 670-1440

CADILLAC: ‘66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327 CADILLAC: ‘91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV ‘89 BLAZER 5.7 liter V8, auto, 4x4, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM and cassette, power windows and locks, tow package, ralley wheels, running boards, 122,000 miles, very clean and reliable trade in. $3,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 CHEV: ‘00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $5,000. 775-1821 CHEV: ’70 Chevelle. Big block wagon, new paint, tires, more. $5,500/obo. No reasonable offer refused. 417-1896.



CHEV: ‘88 Camaro. Project car, running, licensed, with ‘90 Camaro parts car. $1,200/obo. 928-3863 CHEV: ‘99 Monte Carlo. 84K mi. $2,000. 461-6758.

Classic Olds. 78' Olds Cutlass Supreme Brougham. 86,000 miles, V8, sunroof, garage kept. few minor parking lot dings. Excellent condition. Runs well. 1 owner. interior in excellent condition. $11,000/obo. 360-683-9770 DODGE ‘10 GRAND CARAVAN 3.3 liter V6, auto, dual air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, 7-passenger with stow and go seating, privacy glass, alloy wheels, only 2,000 miles, balance of factory warranty. Very very clean 1-owner corporate lease return, nonsmoker, spotless Carfax report. Truely like new, save thousands over new! $19,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 FORD ‘07 FOCUS ZX3 HATCHBACK 2.0 liter DOHC 4 Cyl., automatic, power windows, locks, and mirrors, 6 CD/MP3 stereo, cruise control, tilt, air, dual front and side impact air bags. Kelley Blue Book value of $9,320! Sparkling clean inside and out! Only 52,000 Miles! Stop by Gray Motors today! $7,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 FORD: ‘01 Explorer Sport. 2WD, 5 sp, 126K, good cond. $3,000. 928-9430.



MERCURY: ‘91 Pacer. 140K mi., runs, looks good. $795. 681-8828

FORD: ‘92 Mustang Convertible. Awesome care for sale! White with white top, 85,000 original miles. $3,800/obo. Call Joe at: 360-683-3408 or 360-461-1619. HONDA: ‘85 Civic Station Wagon. Needs work. $500/ obo. 360-477-0702.

CHEV: ‘76 Suburban. 454, 143K, runs good. $800/obo. 360-681-2427

FORD: 1929 Model “A”. Roadster, 10 footer. $17,500 firm. 681-5403

CHEV: ‘38 Pickup. All original, garaged, needs rear end. $15,000. Only serious buyers please. 457-3990, 775-1139

CHEV: ‘91 S-10. Runs $800 461-6246


MERCURY: ‘97 Mystique. Needs tranny. $500/obo. 417-2130.

MINI COOPER: ‘05. White, 103,000 miles, Runs/drives great, no accidents, has had all scheduled tune-ups & oil changes, very clean interior, 2 new tires, highway miles, GREAT MPG. $9,995. Call Angela. 360-460-4802

HYUNDAI: ‘86 Excel. 4 door hatchback Only 55,000 miles, new exhaust, excellent gas mileage, runs great, in good shape. Only 2 owners (in family). $2,500/obo. 457-4866

NASH: ‘50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $3,995 or make offer. 681-0717

LINCOLN: ‘90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727

OLDS: ‘90. Runs great. Looks great. $1,200. 460-1183.

MAZDA: ‘07 3. 5 sp., low hwy mi., charcoal/black interior, Thule roof rack, GPS, call for questions/test drive. $11,000/obo. 206-375-5204 MAZDA: ‘08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MERCEDES BENZ ‘97 C230. 122K, executive use only, very clean. $3,750/ obo. 582-1292. MERCEDES: ‘74 280. Runs well. $500. 683-2436 MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966 MERCURY ‘08 SABLE PREMIER 3.5 liter V6, auto, all wheel drive, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM /CD changer, power windows, locks and seat, power moonroof, full leather, heated seats, kekyless entry, back up sensors, alloy wheels, fog lamps, only 31,000 miles, balance of factory 3/36 and 5/60 warranty. Beautiful 1owner factory lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $18,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 MERCURY: ‘00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385.

NISSAN: ‘97 Sentra. 103,648 miles. $3,500. 457-3636.

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FORD: ‘92 Crown Victoria. Runs and looks great, 83K. $2,800/ obo. 683-2542.

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. APN: 05-30-11-249000 TS No: WA-10-382501-SH I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/7/2011, at 10:00 AM, The main entrance to the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier's check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 1 OF SHORT PLAT RECORDED JANUARY 27,1981 IN VOLUME 9 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 73 UNDER AUDITOR S FILE NO. 516373, BEING A PORTION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE 5 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF CLALLAM, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly known as: 247 NORTHWOOD LANE PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 12/1/2006, recorded 12/8/2006, under Auditor's File No. 2006 1192626, in Book xxx, Page xxx, records of CLALLAM County, Washington, from DANIEL C MCKEAN, A MARRIED PERSON, as Grantor(s), to NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES LLC, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of WELLS FARGO BANK, N. A. A NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Beneficiary. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $12,548.55 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $227,898.22, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 5/1/2010, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The abovedescribed real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 1/7/2011. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 12/27/2010 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 12/27/2010 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 12/27/2010 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): DANIEL C MCKEAN , A MARRIED PERSON 247 NORTHWOOD LANE PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 by both first class and certified mail on 8/30/2010, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney.DATED: 9/30/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Brooke Frank, Assistant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstatement info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 866-645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: For Service Corp. of Process on Trustee: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue, NE Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 866-645-7711 ASAP# FNMA3732851 12/10/2010, 12/31/2010 Pub.: Dec. 10, 31, 2010

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Events to welcome new year scheduled Music, dancing, fireworks to punctuate evening Peninsula Spotlight

Whether you’re looking for family-oriented fun or rock’n’roll into the wee hour, you have options tonight. Here’s a sampling of the New Year’s Eve activities to unfold on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Port Angeles ■  The Bohemian Lounge at 632 W. Third St.

celebrates the arrival of 1-1-11 with a “Travel Through Space and Time” party at 9:30 p.m., replete with fire dancing, circus arts, DJ Jeff’s music for general dancing and a burlesque show. Admission is $5 for the 18-and-older event; costumes are encouraged. For information, phone Anami at 360457-5305. ■  The Big Fine Daddies

May we help? Peninsula Spotlight, the North Olympic Peninsula’s weekly entertainment and arts magazine, welcomes items about coming events for its news columns and calendars. Sending information is easy: ■ E-mail it to in time to arrive 10 days before Friday publication. ■ Fax it to 360-417-3521 no later than 10 days before publication. ■ Mail it to Peninsula Spotlight, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362 in time to arrive 10 days before publication. ■ Hand-deliver it to any of our news offices at 305 W. First St., Port Angeles; 1939 E. Sims Way, Port Townsend; or 150 S. Fifth Ave., No. 2, Sequim, by 10 days before publication. Photos are always welcome. If you’re e-mailing a photo, be sure it is at least 150 dots per inch resolution. Questions? Phone Diane Urbani de la Paz, Peninsula Spotlight editor, at 360-417-3550 weekdays.

play the seventh annual Hilda’s Hope for Life benefit at the Elks Naval Lodge, 131 E. First St.; admission is $65 including dinner, and tickets are available at the Elks Lodge. ■  Kokopelli Grill, 203 E. Front St., offers a gourmet multicourse prix fixe menu by chef Michael McQuay. Entree selections include petite filet with tempura-fried lobster and fresh local steelhead with scallops and shrimp; other courses range from eggplant and chickpea chile relleno and tostone with shrimp and scallop ceviche appetizers to lime vanilla creme brulee with fresh berries and decadent chocolate raspberry cake for dessert. Prices range from $70 to $85 with a pairing of wine or champagne with each course. Phone 360-4576040 for a reservation. ■  Prun’d, a slightly slimmed incarnation of the band SuperTrees, dishes out dance friendly classic rock starting at 9 p.m. at the Bushwhacker Restaurant, 1527 E. First St. ■  Deadwood Revival plays rootsy rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Junction Roadhouse, at the

music: In the Club Seven lounge, Kate Lily sings jazz from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; then Pop Culture plays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. In the casino events center, the Stardust Big Band performs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Port Townsend

■  Port Townsend’s First Night festivities feature Prun’d, a slightly smaller version of the rock ’n’ music, children’s games roll band SuperTrees, featuring Declan and stories, square, line, Westcott, left, Steve Koehler and Paul Stehrround and folk dancing, a Green, arrives at the Bushwhacker in Port Chinese history hunt and Angeles tonight. other events in various downtown venues from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Then at 9 crossroads of U.S. Highway 110 Penn St. just off First p.m., sculptor Thaddeus 101 and state Highway 112 Street, has the Jimmy Jurczynski’s illuminated Hoffman Band supplying west of Port Angeles. country rock from 8 p.m. to anchor will be raised at Admission is $15 per person or $25 per couple with midnight. Tickets including Memorial Field, 550 Washappetizers and party favors ington St., to herald the champagne and party New Year’s fireworks disfavors around midnight. All are $20 at the door. ■  Final Approach plays play. The suggested donaPoints Charters and Tours tion for First Night activioffers transportation to and its signature baby boomer music at Rick’s Place, 102 ties is $5. from the Junction from 7 ■  The Madrona Mindp.m. on, and can be reached W. Front St., from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Body Institute at Fort at 360-460-7131. Worden State Park, 200 ■  The Spence Brothers Sequim, Blyn Battery Way, hosts an art Band plays classic rock at and dance jam starting at Castaways restaurant and ■  Two bands play night club, 1213 Marine tonight at the Oasis Sports 6 p.m. An art playroom beckons with collage mateDrive. The cover is $5 and Bar & Grill, in Creamery Castaways will lay out Square at 301 E. Washing- rials, face painting and drawing; a community potappetizers and prizes. ton St. in Sequim: the Old ■  The year’s last dance Sidekicks from 5:30 p.m. to luck will begin at 7:30 p.m. party at the Eagles hall, 8:30 p.m. and George Sny- and dancing will go on in der’s OlyJazz from 10 p.m. the ballroom till 10 p.m. Suggested admission is $8 to 1 a.m. The Sidekicks have no cover charge, while to $15, and more details are at 360-344-4475 and admission for OlyJazz is www.MadronaMindBody. $5, with free champagne • Eyeliner com. and party favors at mid■  “Localpalooza!” celenight. brates local alternative tal• Brows ■  John Erskine plays ent at Sirens, 823 Water St. piano jazz at the Old Mill in Port Townsend; acts • Lip Color • Liner Cafe, 721 Carlsborg Road, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Phone include Brainbow, Damn the Dooms, Mages Guild, 360-582-1583 for dinner Pitfalls, Low Ones and SolJanie Dicus, BSN reservations. ■  At 7 Cedars Casino in vents. PERMANENT COSMETIC MAKE-UP Blyn, it’s a full night of Turn to Events/8

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‘Localpalooza!’ benefits PT Music Boosters By Diane Urbani de la Paz

sioned this New Year’s Eve gig, Bramson didn’t think Peninsula Spotlight fundraiser, but then he realized that with so many PORT TOWNSEND — bands, nobody was going to Sirens Pub is set to nearly end up with a pile of overflow with sonic variety money. So he and the other tonight, all in the name of musicians decided to make music’s future. Jarrod Bramson and his tonight a benefit for the Music Boosters, the fiancee Emily Madden, plus their drummer Sasha decades-old organization that supports budding Landis and bassist Chris Gunn, are the band known players in Port Townsend’s as Solvents, and they’re the public schools. Bramson and crew are asking for ringleaders for the “Localdonations at the door of $5 palooza!” New Year’s Eve to $15, with proceeds going bash, to get under way straight to the Music inside the club at 823 Boosters. Water St. at 9 p.m. Bramson has brought Easing the pain together six more acts for the 21-and-older show: Bramson has heard the Brainbow, Damn the Dooms, sorry refrain a lot: Music Mages Guild, Pitfalls, Low and other art programs are Ones and Party Club, a the first to be cut when dance-DJ duo. This means school districts hit hard the menu will run from times. He also is familiar rootsy rock’n’roll to mellow folk to hip-hop, he promises. with the Music Boosters, Solvents is now enjoying which helps fund musical vigorous airplay of its new instruments, travel to comCD, “Forgive Yr. Blood,” on petitions and other programs for Port Townsend’s KEXP-FM 90.3 (www. middle school and high The Port school students. Townsend-bred foursome Bramson, Solvents’ specializes in original melodic rock, though it has 35-year-old guitarist, has been hanging out in the been known to break into Blue Heron Middle School covers of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” choir room, where Bruce and T. Rex’s “Bang a Gong.” Cowan teaches 11-, 12-, 13and 14-year-olds to sing. When he first envi-

Brussels, Amsterdam and Ghent, Belgium, where Bramson proposed to Madden. They’re planning a July wedding. Solvents — whose name was inspired by a sign Bramson saw at a dump site in Alaska — is also looking to be part of other fundraisers for the Port Townsend Music Boosters. Bramson said he and the students at Blue Heron envision a dance-athon, among other events. “I’m especially glad to see the younger parents involved in the music scene and contributing to music education,” Cowan said, adding that the members of the Music Boosters are not only parents, but also to grow,” he added, “during local musicians and other flashbacks,” to school days Port Townsenders whose a critical stage of their of yesteryear. “Choir and children have grown up development.” art classes were a relief,” and gone on to careers in And kids who don’t play from the hard academic sports, for whatever reason, music. subjects. “It was really Victoria McKinnon is important to give my brain can gain a healthy sense of one of those parents; her worth through making a change from the other mother Quentin Feitner II music. stuff,” Bramson said. was a pianist who worked From Bramson and on Broadway, and her Allowing them to grow Madden, the youngsters daughter Elizabeth is a may also get a sense that pianist now studying at Cowan is with him on anything is possible. The Seattle Pacific University. that. “Many students have couple booked an entire “I decided to carry this musical gifts they’re European tour for Solvents on for them,” McKinnon unaware of,” he said. this past spring — using said. She welcomes inqui“To have that daily prac- the Internet. The band ries about the Music Boosttice [in choir or band] with played venues in Paris, ers at 360-385-3931. an ensemble allows them Hamburg, Berlin, Prague,

Emily Madden and Jarrod Bramson of the rock band Solvents are part of the Localpalooza! lineup tonight at Sirens Pub in Port Townsend.

He taught the youngsters — who include his twin daughters Ana and Aurora — a song, “Your Sparrow,” which they sang at Blue Heron’s December choir concert. The guest artist was a hit, said Cowan; “when he walks into the classroom, the kids pay attention.” Bramson, for his part, finds singing with the Blue Heron crowd to be one of the most satisfying experiences he’s had in quite a while. “I was having all these

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Contra-square dance set tonight at Quimper Grange By Diane Urbani de la Paz

dances are taught, so Thielk Peninsula Spotlight promises PORT TOWNSEND — that you The banjo-guitar man reels needn’t off a fistful of reasons to know a sintry tonight’s contra-square gle contra dance at the Quimper Jenkins or square Grange. move to First, the players: come enjoy yourself. Ragged Mountain is the Another factor in the dancer’s dance band, even appeal of this New Year’s if Dave Thielk says so himEve event, he adds, is the self. He’s a member, along with the four fiddlers and a fact that Ragged Mountain bassist who will supply the is bringing dance caller Tim Jenkins out from Gays inspiration for four hours Mills, Wis. of stepping this evening. “He’s really a favorite,” “We have a lot of drive; we really connect with the Thielk said. “He calls all over the country,” from Port dancers,” Thielk adds. Angeles’ Black Diamond Reason No. 2: All of the

Community Hall to the famed Appalachian String Band Music Festival every summer in Clifftop, W. Va. “Come as a single, a couple, a group, a family or an army,” to tonight’s dance, Thielk adds. Who- and whatever you are, “Tim will accommodate and call dances accordingly.” Ragged Mountain will be “opening up the band,” he says, for two of the dance sets. “If you are a musician, bring your instrument,” and join in. “Last, but not least: Where else can you have so much fun for a suggested $6 donation?” Thielk asked. Ragged Mountain has


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been together four years; the band is mourning the loss of guitarist Bob Boardman, who was killed by a mountain goat in Olympic National Park on Oct. 16. This is their first dance since then, Thielk said. “This time I’m playing guitar,” he added. “I can’t possibly replace Bob, but I’m playing guitar,” instead of the usual banjo. The dance will go from 8 p.m. till midnight at the grange hall, which is at the corner of Corona and Sheridan streets. Dancers are encouraged to bring desserts and non-alcoholic beverages for the round-midnight celebration. For more details about the evening’s festivities, phone 360-3016005 or e-mail eDavidT@

touched by his graciousness toward her. PORT TOWNSEND — Next is “Are These “Fat and Lean: Stories by Actual Miles?,” about a Raymond Carver” will couple who are broke and unfold at the Key City must sell their car by Playhouse this Saturday morning. At the used-car night, in another free PT lot, the wife will get a betShorts program from Key ter price than the husband City Public Theatre. because she is good-looking The hour-long literary and savvy. But why is she reading will start at 7:30 taking so long and staying p.m., with free cider and out so late? doughnuts to go with the Then comes “Why stories. Honey,” in which a young Carver, a major Ameripolitical leader is portrayed can writer of the late 20th as a brutal man. He has century and recipient of frightened his mother so the O. Henry Prize, was a much that she hides from significant force in the revi- him. talization of the short story The final “Neighbors” in the 1980s and a master deals with being asked to of minimalism. His writing, look after the house next known for its fierce intendoor while the owners are sity, portrays ordinary peo- away. Does one do anything ple facing common situamore than feed the cat and tions — and somehow loswater the plants? Should ing control of their lives. one look into the medicine For many years, Carver cabinet, closets and drawlived and wrote in Port ers? This story explores Angeles with his wife, the voyeurism and the spell it poet Tess Gallagher. casts on the voyeur. Saturday night brings a Reading Carver’s tales foursome of stories. First will be Erin Lamb, Bill comes “Fat,” in which a Mawhinney and Don diner waitress is mesmerWhite. ized by a particularly obese Turn to Shorts/8 customer, and her life is Peninsula Spotlight

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Art, dance, food kicks History talk looks off a night of revelry back at Dungeness By Diane Urbani de la Paz

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The Madrona MindBody Institute in Port Townsend hosts a New Year’s Eve art and dance jam from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. ing will wrap up at 10 p.m. so people can make it an early evening or go out to the other parties around Port Townsend, such as Localpalooza! at Sirens Pub or the First Night activities downtown and at Memorial Field. On Saturday, the first day of 2011, Madrona will host a despacho ceremony, a ritual from the Andes mountains of Peru. Shamanic healer Ashera Serfaty will lead the ceremony, which includes the assembling of a mandala with flower petals, sweets, and other symbolic contributions. During the despacho gathering from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, participants will be invited to share prayers for health: of relationships, work endeavors, families and the Earth. Those who join the circle are advised to bring layers of warm clothing as well as percussion instruments; the suggested contribution is $10 to $15. Madrona is offering a slate of new classes in the new year. Among the many January events is a sixweek “Authentic Movement” course with Diane Porter, in which partici-

pants will engage in intuitive self-exploration through spontaneous art, journaling, movement and sacred sharing. Meetings are Tuesday nights from Jan. 11 through Feb. 22, and the fee is $72. For details phone Porter at 360-344-3625. To find out more about this weekend’s activities and about the institute’s ongoing dance, yoga and movement classes and workshops, phone 360-3444475 or visit www.

DUNGENESS — As a kid growing up here in the 1940s, Art Rogers recalls days spent on his grandfather’s 42-acre farm and log-paddling with friends from Cline Spit to the Dungeness Lighthouse. In those days, the Dungeness School’s classrooms brimmed with children. Traveling to Sequim was considered a treat. And for Rogers, summers were spent working for $30 a month plus room and board on the small family farms all across the Dungeness Valley. Rogers will share these and other memories of his youth in Dungeness next Friday, Jan. 7, in “Remembering Dungeness,” the first class in Peninsula College’s history series at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, at Towne and Anderson roads north of Sequim. Rogers will lead the first hour at 10 a.m.; then noted local histo-

Series schedule The complete series schedule, including class topics, is also available on the Sequim Museum & Arts Center website at Other topics in the eight-week lecture series include “The Manis Mastodon Archeological Site” with Clare Manis Hatler, “Barns & Farms: Then &

Now” with Catherine Bennett and Bob Clark, and “Clallam County Schools, East to West” with Irene Wyman, Kathy Monds and Esther Nelson. Rogers, who still lives in Dungeness and is proprietor of Art’s Barber Shop in Sequim, said his history talk brought back a flood of fond memories, of a Dungeness where “everybody knew everybody” and entire families would go ice skating on Pettett’s Pond in the winter. Rogers will also recall events such as the Dungeness River flood of 1949 and the U.S. Army detachment at Dungeness in the 1940s. “It was probably the most interesting life you could lead, being out in the dairy farm land. It was seven days a week, 12 months out of the year,” he recalled. “It was just a very wonderful life.”

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PORT TOWNSEND — Tonight is for art play, dancing, sharing food and drink, and maybe some face-painting. So believe Aletia Alvarez and Allison Dey, codirectors of the Madrona MindBody Institute, the 3-year-old dance center at Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way. To wrap up 2010 and celebrate the fresh year on the horizon, Madrona and its crew are inviting people of all ages to an art and dance jam from 6 p.m. till 10 p.m. Admission is a suggested contribution of $8 to $15. Art starts the evening, with plentiful supplies filling Madrona’s upstairs room usually used for yoga classes. It’ll be a well-furnished art environment, with collage ingredients, glue, scissors and such, Alvarez said. Local artist Gloria Lamson will be helping to set it up, along with Laura McKim, Caleb Peacock and Isabelle Luna of Port Townsend. “And Allison loves to face-paint,” Alvarez added, so those who want a new look for New Year’s Eve can have Dey do some decorating. A potluck dinner is set for 7:30 p.m., and participants are invited to bring dishes to share as well as their own beverages, Alvarez said. Throughout the evening, disc jockeys will rotate, playing music from all over the world. Alvarez, who leads the Soulfull Sunday morning dances at Madrona, will be one of the DJs, as will Dey, Luna and Peacock. “It’s just a fun, clean way to bring in the new year,” said Alvarez. The art play and danc-

rian Doug McInnes will give a talk titled “Sequim Yesterday.” This is the start of the college’s Museum Lecture Series, to be held from 10 a.m. till noon every Friday through Feb. 25. Registration for this non-credit community education course, No. S-SF 041, is open now. To sign up and find out more, phone Peninsula College at 360-452-9277 or visit www.

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SEQUIM — Two new shows open next week at the Museum & Arts Center, aka the MAC at 175 W. Cedar St. Admission is always free to the museum, which will reopen at 10 a.m. this Tuesday after its annual winter cleaning. Filling the MAC’s intimate space this month: the Quilts as Art invitational and the Empty Bowls project, a multimedia exhibit of vessels made by local artists. Quilts as Art will have some 20 creations by North Olympic Peninsula area quilters spread over the walls of the MAC, while the rest of the museum’s surfaces will hold bowls made of fabric, clay, glass, paper and other raw materials.

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Food bank benefit Empty Bowls, which opens at the MAC on Tuesday, is a benefit for the Sequim Food Bank, the venerable pantry at 144 W. Alder St. For this show, artists were asked to create bowls out of anything they wished, and then donate them to the MAC. Museum visitors will be able to buy the one-of-a-kind bowls starting next Friday, Jan. 7, at 5 p.m. as the First Friday Art Walk gets under way. The bowls will stay on sale through Jan. 29, and the MAC will also collect contributions of packaged and canned foods and household

1,059 we Carolyn Abbott’s “Summer Sunshine” graces the Sequim Museum & Arts Center this month. paper products for the food bank. “Normally, people donate to the food bank during the holidays in November and December, and we want to fill in the gap,” MAC Art Exhibits Coordinator Linda Stadtmiller said of the January exhibit. “People can get a

lovely piece of original artwork while helping those in need locally.” In the Quilts as Art show, nontraditional quilts enter the limelight. These aren’t necessarily for putting on a bed; they’re revelations of what the artist finds inspiring. Turn



“Mother of the Forest” by Carolyn Abbott is among some 20 tableaux in the “Quilts as Art” show opening Tuesday at the Museum & Arts Center in downtown Sequim.

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whose 50-minute programs start at 12:35 p.m. each Thursday. Traci Winters and Spencer HoveT ANGELES — It should be skeland first crossed paths 25 years tic afternoon. Sweetly comic, ago, when they were both freshman cellists at Port Angeles High. Bottom Line Duo, a pair who Along with rave reviews of their ort Angeles High School and concerts and information about their to share their music across CDs, there’s a senior prom picture of merica and Europe, will them from their graduation year, ome to give a free concert 1989, on their website, www.Bottom rsday. The menu of the me interlude will run from When it comes to giving credit to Sebastian Bach to the Beat- their original inspiration, Spencer mething from the Romantic and Traci are on the same page. “Besame Mucho” on the They were 5 years old when both sat on the floor of an elementarylast song, which translates school gym — hers at Dry Creek, his me much,” suits the duo well. at the now-closed Fairview — for a d Spencer Hoveskeland are concert by a local orchestra. y married couple who work together, and whose delight ‘Blown away’ other comes across in the As the floor shook and pulsed his double bass and her with music, “I was blown away,” lo. Traci remembers. She and Spencer think it was the eeks high school orchestra playing that ome out and tell the audiday, but can’t recall for sure. e been Traci’s husband for “All I remember is hearing that eks now,” Spencer said this music,” says Traci. For her and for a telephone interview from Spencer on the other side of town, it me in Seattle. was electrifying. ouple brings their singular And so the story unfolded: Spenbistros and symphony halls cer and Traci were part of the first he Northwest and beyond — Port Angeles High School Band that start 2011 with a perfortraveled, in 1989, to perform at Carn the Little Theater at Pennegie Hall in New York City. They ollege, 1502 E. Lauridsen performed with the Port Angeles Symphony, and went on to study s the season opener for the with noted teachers at Western lic Studium Generale series, Washington University.




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Traci and Spencer Hoveskeland, married for 1,059 weeks now, will share music and humor this Thursday afternoon in the Little Theater at Peninsula College. After graduation they served as artists-in-residence at the Fairbanks Music Festival in Alaska, and a couple of years after they relocated to Seattle, the Los Angeles Music Center sent the duo to represent the Los Angeles Philharmonic in England, where they played for Queen Elizabeth II. Since then the Bottom Line Duo has continued to travel the world, to play in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Mexico. The spark for all of it came that day they sat and listened on the school-gym floor, Spencer says. He and Traci did another trip last May that held great meaning: They performed at elementary schools across Clallam County, from Clallam Bay to Sequim, on a tour supported by the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra. “It was a blast,” Traci says. “Hopefully we’re passing it on. Hopefully we’re inspiring the kids,” while affirming the value of music education. The Bottom Line Duo also performed with the Port Angeles Symphony and at the Juan de Fuca Fes-


Bangles medley, for example. A Bottom Line performance can also include chamber music from the 19th century, tangos and Mexican folk music. In between pieces, “we’ve got humor,” Spencer adds, and “ideas we want people to think about.” Many people are convinced they tival of the Arts in 2010. So how does don’t like classical music, he says. it feel to come home and perform? So he and Traci seek to reintroduce “It’s a great opportunity,” Traci them to it, and demonstrate that says. this art form is accessible, even In more than 20 years of mardelectable. riage and music-making, Spencer They also like to show, through and Traci have traveled another their performances, that “marriage kind of distance. They are only the is a good thing. Love is a good third touring double bass-violoncello thing,” Spencer says. Also, “it’s OK duo in history, Spencer says; the to laugh;” the double bass and first was in 19th century Britain, violon­cello aren’t always as serious and the second performed around as they look. Germany during the 1970s. Meanwhile, the musical dynamic that drives this duo is an apt metaComposes own music too phor for a marriage. What each partner does relies on So the Bottom Line Duo comthe other, Spencer says. Each is poses their own music as well as arranging others’ pieces to suit their expressing him- or herself, while “I particular instruments. This comes can’t sound good without her.” across in unexpected ways: their sigIn this combination, “you have nature rendition of “Flight of the constant support,” he adds, “and Bumblebee,” and a Venturesyou’re allowing the other to shine.”

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Events: Dufresne at Upstage MAC: Quilting Continued from 2 school music programs. ■  Singer and harmonica The 21-and-older show wizard Mark Dufresne and starts at 9 p.m., and admishis band stir up rocking sion is a donation of $5 to blues at The Upstage, 923 $15 to benefit the Music Boosters for Port Townsend Washington St. in Port

Townsend, from 8 p.m. on. Tickets start at $25 and go to $59.95 including dinner and champagne at midnight. ■  A New Year’s Eve square and contra dance is

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open to all ages at the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. in Port Townsend, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Ragged Mountain supplies the music while Tim Jenkins of Gays Mills, Wis., does the dance-calling. The suggested donation is $6 and guests are invited to bring desserts and nonalcholic beverages for the late-night celebration. For information phone 360-3853308 or e-mail edavidt@ ■  Rickey Kelly plays jazz from 8:30 p.m. to midnight at the Castle Key, inside Manresa Castle at Seventh and Sheridan streets; cover is $8.

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“Quilting as art took place when quilts transitioned from being the utilitarian, warm and cozy bed quilt to something that the artist wanted to show off on her living room wall,” said Sequim artist Sherry Nagel, has her creations in both Quilts as Art and the Empty Bowls show. “It’s not your grandmother’s quilt,” Nagel added. “We use the mate-

rials we’re drawn to, and new materials are coming about all the time. We’re just evolving.” An artists’ reception for this joint exhibit, which will include soup and bread befitting the Empty Bowls project, will be open to the public Friday, Jan. 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the MAC. For more information about either show, phone 360-683-8110 or visit

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PS Calendar: PA Friday Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Art Is a Gift” show and sale. 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Show closes Sunday. Phone 360-457-3532.

Sunday Clallam County Historical Society History Tales — Ross

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Crockford, an award-winning Canadian freelance writer, discusses history of Victoria. Port Angeles City Council Chambers, 321 E. Fifth St., 2 p.m. Free.


Clallam County Port Angeles Bar N9NE (229 W. First St.) — Open mic Thursday, 9


Studium Generale — The Bottom Line Duo performs. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 12:35 p.m. Free.

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The Bohemian Lounge (632 W. Third St.) — DJ Jeff, fire dancing and burlesque show, tonight, 9:30 p.m., $5, costumes encouraged. Bushwhacker Restaurant (1527 E. First St.) — Prun’d (classic rock) tonight, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sunday English country dance — RoseWind Common House, 3131 Haines St., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lessons by Nan Evans from Portland; music by Fred Nussbaum and friends. Followed by a potluck dinner. No street shoes or fragrances. Phone 360-554-0417 or e-mail dan.

Wednesday Winter Wanderlust Series — Port Townsend native Leif Whittaker discusses climb of Mount Everest and Aconcagua in South America and Mount Vinson in Antarctica. Joseph Wheeler Theatre, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $7 or $1 for students.

PS  Calendar: Sequim Tuesday Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “Quilts as Art” plus “Empty Bowls” show and sale. 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Free. Proceeds from bowl sales benefit Sequim Food Bank. Phone 360-683-8110.

Castaways Night Club (1213 Marine Drive) — Spence Brothers Band (classic rock) 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $5; Sundowners Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cracked Bean (108 Del Guzzi Dr.) — Open mic with hosts Larry and Rene Bauer Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dupuis Restaurant (256861 Highway 101) — Bob and Dave (blues) Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eagles (110 S. Penn St.) — Jimmy Hoffman Band (country rock, with appetizers and favors) 8 p.m. to midnight, $15 in advance, $20 at door.

Elks (131 E. First St.) — Big Fine Daddies (rock, Hilda’s Hope for Life benefit), tonight, $65 per person, $480 table, includes dinner. Fairmount Restaurant (1127 W. Highway 101) — Acoustic jam hosted by Victor Reventlow, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Junction Roadhouse (US Highway 101 and state Highway 112, junction) — Deadwood Revival (roots, rock and New Year’s Eve party), tonight, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $15 single and $25 couple; jam session hosted by Barry Burnett, Sunday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; multi-instrumentalist Jason Mogi, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Kokopelli Grill Restaurant (203 E. Front St.) — Howly Slim duo, tonight, 6 p.m. to midnight. Port Angeles Senior Center (Seventh and Peabody streets) — Wally and the Boys (ballroom dance favorites) Tuesday 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $5, first timers free. Rick’s Place (102 W. Front St.) — Amanda Bacon and Final Approach (boomer music, dinner buffet, midnight champagne, costumes), tonight, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., $20. Smuggler’s Landing Restaurant and Lounge (115 Rail-

Wine on the Waterfront (115 E. Railroad Ave.) — BBR (classic pop and rock) tonight, 8 p.m., $10 (includes glass of champagne and oysters on arrival).

Sequim and Blyn The Buzz (128 N. Sequim Ave. ) — Open mic hosted by Kelly Thomas and Victor Reventlow, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Cedars at Dungeness (1965 Woodcock Road) — The Buzz (rock), tonight, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Damiana’s Best Cellars (143 W. Washington St.) — Kevin Magner and Scott Bradley, tonight, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar and Grill (301 E. Washington St.) — The Old Sidekicks, tonight, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., followed by George Snyder’s OlyJazz, (favors and champagne), from 10 p.m. to 1

a.m., $5; Blue Hole Quintet, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Chantilly Lace (open mic jam) Thursday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Old Mill Cafe (721 Carlsborg Road) — John Erskine (piano jazz) tonight, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino (270756 Highway 101) — Kate Lily (vocals) tonight, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., followed by Pop Culture (rock and roll), at Club 7, and Stardust Big Band with vocalist Katie Paige tonight from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., in the Events Center; Pop Culture, Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Funaddicts (dance music), Sunday 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jefferson County Port Hadlock Hadlock House (141 Chimacum Road) — Knothead, David Olivas, Nik Fury, Tha Reapa Man and DJ Style E, tonight 9 p.m., $10 person, $15 couple, 21 and older only.




New Year’s Eve Celebration

Come open the New Year with fun, food & frolic! Fun for the whole family from 1:00pm on! 1:00-3:30pm Radical Forgiveness Ceremony Let go of the past and get ready to move forward.

Wire Wrapping class — Learn to make pendants. Taught by jewelry designer Paulette Hill. R&T Crystals 158 E. Bell St., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. $25; all materials and tools provided. To preregister, phone 360-681-5087.

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Entry Fee:

All residents of Clallam and Jefferson Counties are eligible. Categories are Poetry, Prose, Photography, Digital Art, Fine Art and Music.

Contest and Non-Contest Rules: All entries must be titled on each page. Prose must be typed, double-spaced, and restricted to 3,000 words. Art and photographs must be unframed and of display quality. Digital photography must be on CD and have a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Files must be in *.jpg format. Fine artists must submit a photograph of their work (s) on CD and bring g original to judging. We will notify you of the time and place. or All writing must be submitted on white 8.5�x11� paper. Those who want their work returned must include a stamped, self-addressed envelope or pick it up in person. Attach a biography of 50 words or less. Non-contest submissions will not be considered for cash prizes. Contestants are eligible for one cash prize (prize winners are automatically published) with a limit of two publications. p Music must be original (NO COVERS), any style, any genre, CD only, maximum 2 tracks. Attach this form to your submission (s) Name: ____________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________ __________________________________________________

Submissions are judged blind. YOUR NAME MUST NOT APPEAR ON THE WORK. Write all personal information on this form ONLY. Copyright reverts to artist/author upon publication.

Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Winners will be announced by Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Prizes are as follows: Music, Adult & PC student writing/art/photography: 1st ($100); 2nd ($50); 3rd ($25) Youth writing/art/photography: ages 6-9 ($25); ages 10-13 ($25); ages 14-17 ($25)

Mail or Hand-Deliver Submissions To: Tidepools 2011, c/o Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, WA 98362. All entries must be postmarked by January 11, 2011. (NO EXTENTIONS, NO EXCEPTIONS) Peninsula College is not responsible for lost or damaged works.

Title of Entries: 1.) _______________________________________ 2.)________________________________________ 3.) _______________________________________ 4.) _______________________________________ I certify that the material I have submitted is the original and unpublished work of myself or my child (if he/she is under 18). Signed: ___________________________________

Please Indicate Category (s) [ ] Non-contest Entry [ ] Music Adult Contests [ ] Poetry [ ] Prose [ ] Photography [ ] Digital Art [ ] Fine Art PC Student Contests [ ] Writing [ ] Photography [ ] Fine Art Youth Contests [ ] Ages 6-9 [ ] Ages 10-13 [ ] Ages 14-17 [ ] Writing [ ] Art/Photography/Digital Art


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Adult and PC student entry fee is $5.00 per poem, prose piece, photo, song, or artwork. Youth entry fee is $2.50 per poem, prose piece, photo, or artwork. There is no entry fee for the non-contest section. (Make checks or money orders payable to Peninsula College. DO NOT SEND CASH.)

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PS At the Movies: Week of December 31- January 6

and 3:10 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:10 p.m. Saturday. “Little Fockers” (PG-13) — After 10 years of marriage and two children, it seems as though Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has finally earned a place within his uptight father-in-law Jack’s (Robert De Niro) “circle of trust.” However, Greg’s moonlighting job with a drug company raises Jack’s suspicions. With Owen Wilson, Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. daily, plus 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:05 p.m. Saturday. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG13) — Without the guidance and protection of their professors, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) begin a mission to destroy the Horcruxes, the sources of Voldemort’s immortality. Though they must rely on one another more than ever, dark forces threaten to tear them apart. Voldemort’s Death Eaters have seized control of the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts, and they are searching for Harry — even as he and his friends prepare for the ultimate showdown. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 4:45 p.m. and 7:25 p.m. daily, plus 1:20 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 10:05 p.m. Saturday.

“The Tourist” (PG-13) — During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, math teacher Frank Tupelo (Johnny Depp) finds himself in an extraordinary situation: An alluring stranger, Elise (Angelina Jolie), places herself in his path. Their seemingly innocent flirtation turns into a dangerous game of cat and mouse as various people try to capture the pair. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5:05 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. daily, plus 1 p.m. and 3:05 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:15 p.m. Saturday. “Tron: Legacy” (PG) — Sam (Garrett Hedlund), the son of famous video-game developer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), has been haunted for a long time by his father’s mysterious disappearance. A strange signal draws Sam to Flynn’s Arcade, and he is pulled into the same cyberworld in which his father, its creator, has been trapped for 20 years. With fearless warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), Kevin and Sam seek to escape from a magnificent universe that is far more advanced and dangerous than Kevin had ever imagined. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 4:45 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. daily, plus 1:20 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:50 p.m. Saturday. “Unstoppable” (PG-13) — When a massive, unmanned locomotive roars out of control,

the threat is more ominous than just a derailment. With the train laden with toxic chemicals, an accident would decimate human life and cause an unprecedented environmental disaster. The only hope of bringing it to a safe stop is in the hands of a veteran engineer and a young conductor, who risk their lives to save those in the runaway’s path. Starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. today. “Yogi Bear” (PG) — In this semianimated update, Yogi Bear (voice of Dan Aykroyd) and his sidekick, Boo Boo (voice of Justin Timberlake), are Jellystone Park’s most notorious troublemakers, hatching countless schemes to separate park visitors from their vittles. Standing in the way of picnic perfection is their long-suffering nemesis, Ranger Smith (voice of Tom Cavanagh). However, when plans are announced to sell Jellystone Park to loggers, Yogi, Boo Boo and Ranger Smith must join forces to save their beloved campground. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, plus 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9 p.m. Saturday.

Port Townsend “True Grit” (R) — A 14-yearold girl (Hailee Steinfeld) enlists

PS  Nightlife Continued from 9 Inn at Port Hadlock (310 Hadlock Bay Road) — Open mic hosted by Dave Sheehan, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Port Townsend

Quimper Grange Hall (1217 Corona St.) — Ragged Mountain (New Year’s Eve square and contra dance) tonight 8 p.m. to midnight, $6 donation, guests invited to bring food and nonalcoholic beverages for latenight celebration. Sirens (823 Water St.) —






Brainbow, Party Club, Solvents, Pitfalls, Damn the Dooms and Low Ones (local alternative bands), tonight, 9 p.m., $5 to $15 donation to benefit Music Boosters for Port Townsend school music programs. Upstage (923 Washington St.) — Mark Dufresne Band (blues), tonight, 8 p.m. to midnight, dinner package with favors, prizes and champagne, $25 per person; The Delta Rays (Zydeco, Cajun, boogie-woogie favorites, Gypsy, rock and

blues), Saturday, 8 p.m., $6; live open mic, Monday, 6 p.m.


Uptown Pub (1016 Lawrence St.) — Sylvia Heins (jazz), tonight, 5 p.m.; open mic hosted by Greg Vinson, Tuesday, 8 p.m.


This listing, which appears every Friday, announces live entertainment at Clallam and Jefferson counties’ night spots. Call in your information by Tuesday to 360-417-3527, fax it to 360-417-3521, or e-mail


“Gulliver’s Travels” (PG) — See synopsis under Port Angeles listings. At the Uptown Theatre. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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American Legion Post 26 (209 Monroe St.) — Karaoke with Louie’s World Entertainment, tonight, 8 p.m., door prizes and prizes for “fanciest dressed.”

Castle Key Restaurant and Lounge (Seventh and Sheridan streets) — Rickey Kelly (jazz), tonight, 8:30 p.m. to midnight, $8.

“The Fighter” (R) — See synopsis under Port Angeles listings. At Rose Theatre. Showtimes 4:30 p.m. today, plus 7:20 p.m. daily, (except no 7:20 p.m. show on Wednesday), plus 1:20


“Gulliver’s Travels” (PG) — Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver (Jack Black) takes an assignment in Bermuda but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens. With Jason Segel and Emily Blunt. Starts Saturday at Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 5:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. daily, plus 1:10 p.m.

■  Deer Park Cinema: East Highway 101 at Deer Park Road, Port Angeles; 360452-7176. ■  Lincoln Theater: 132 E. First St., Port Angeles; 360-457-7997. ■  The Rose Theatre: 235 Taylor St., Port Townsend; 360-385-1089. ■  Uptown Theatre: Lawrence and Polk streets, Port Townsend; 360-385-3883.

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“The Fighter” (R) — In this biographical drama, Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) is a hard-working boxer. His half-brother, Dicky (Christian Bale), once a promising boxer, is his very unreliable trainer. Despite Micky’s hard work, he is losing — and when the latest fight nearly kills him, he follows his girlfriend’s advice and splits from the family. Then Micky becomes a contender for the world title and he — and his family — earn a shot at redemption. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5:10 p.m. and 7:25 p.m. daily, plus 12:45 p.m. and 2:55 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:40 p.m. Saturday.

Where to find the cinemas

p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

@ Bushwhacker – December 31st – 9:30 PM ‘til Next Year!

“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” (PG) — Visiting their annoying cousin, Eustace (Will Poulter), Lucy (Georgie Henley) and Edmund Pevensie (Skandar Keynes) come across a painting of a majestic ship called the Dawn Treader. Suddenly, the painting comes to life and draws the youths into Narnia, where they meet their old friend, King Caspian (Ben Barnes). Caspian is on a quest to find the seven lost Lords of Telmar, whose swords will save Narnia from an evil green mist that enslaves men’s minds and bodies. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5:10 p.m. and 7:25 p.m. daily, plus 12:50 p.m. and 3 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:35 p.m. Saturday.

the aid of Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges), a boozy and triggerhappy lawman, to track the fugitive (Josh Brolin) who killed her father. The bickering duo must contend with a Texas Ranger (Matt Damon), also hot on the trail. This remake of the John Wayne film is directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. At Rose Theatre. Showtimes 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, (except early show is 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday), plus 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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