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State rates pollutants in PA Harbor Health officer worried about seafood risks BY TOM CALLIS
standards for pollutants such as polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, mercury and arsenic. Large amounts of wood debris also were found in the western harbor and around the former Rayonier mill site. Ecology took 18 samples from fish and shellfish.
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PORT ANGELES â€” The Clallam County Health Department wants to know exactly how dangerous it is to eat fish and shellfish from Port Angeles Harbor after a study found several contaminants in excess of screening levels. The long-delayed $1.5 million report, conducted by the state Department of Ecology and released last week, found 22 of its 172 sediment samples exceeding
Cancer risk conclusion The agency concluded that the cancer risk exceeded 1 in 100,000 for both subsistence and recreation fishermen due to high levels of arsenic and PCB in the tissue. The report doesnâ€™t say how much has to be consumed for the risk to be met. Dr. Tom Locke, health officer for Clallam and Jefferson counties, said he wants more information on the health risks of eating
Your property tax bill is coming soon erty taxes, compared with the $75.55 million it billed in 2011 and the $71.73 million billed in 2010. The reason property taxes went up when values dropped is because the tax is a combinaBY ROB OLLIKAINEN tion of assessed property value PENINSULA DAILY NEWS and the various levies that exist PORT ANGELES â€” Despite where a piece of property is the fact that assessed property located. values in Clallam County fell by For example, voters in the more than $500,000 in 2011, Port Angeles School District approved a maintenance and the county Treasurerâ€™s Office operations levy last February will bill property owners that increased this yearâ€™s levy $1.66 million more this year rate from $2.43 per $1,000 than last year. assessed valuation to $2.88 per County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis said her office will bill $1,000. a total of $77.21 million in propTURN TO TAXES/A4
Countywide bite to be $1.66 million more than in 2011
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shellfish and fish from the harbor, including data on how much people have to consume to be at risk. Locke said he has requested that the state Departmwent of Health conduct its own study, which he expects to occur sometime this year, to determine whether new closures or advisories should be put into effect. â€œIn order to really make a good determination, we need another level of analysis,â€? he said. The harbor already is closed to
clamming, and an advisory has been in place since 2007 for harvesting crabs. â€œMy first impression is, yes, the crab advisory should continue,â€? Locke said. â€œThe question now is should it be extended to fish.â€? Ecologyâ€™s report, initially expected to have been completed in late 2009, is part of the stateâ€™s larger effort to clean up Puget Sound. Rebecca Lawson, regional
manager for Ecologyâ€™s toxics cleanup program, said the data werenâ€™t too surprising for an industrial harbor. The variety of pollutants shown in the study points to multiple polluters as sources, she said. But Lawson said itâ€™s too early to say who is to blame, though mill and log storage activities are all candidates.
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SEQUIM â€” Authorities have seized 16 neglected horses, including a foal, from a mother and daughter who said they had rescued them. The Clallam County Sheriffâ€™s Office said the horses were facing varying degrees of starvation and malnutrition and were estimated to be underweight by between 50 and 200 pounds each. The horses, which include three pregnant mares and a stallion, have been under the care of the Sheriffâ€™s Office since Thursday but have not been removed from their pastures off Olson
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Although still a big ALSO . . . draw, Twilight appears to be fading in Forks. â– Town visitor The flow of visitors numbers still has slowed from way ahead of 73,000 in 2010 to pre-Twilight/A4 45,000 in 2011, according to the Forks Visitor â– Signs of Twilight show Information Center. Thatâ€™s still a huge how Forks has increase over the four- fun with it/C1 digit numbers of pre- â– West End Twilight days. Twilight fans Interest in Twilight poised in case of fills tours, according to TV series/C1 LONNIE ARCHIBALD/FOR PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Forks Chamber of Commerce Manager Marcia Bingham, and In a display representing Twilight character Dr. Cullen, John Hyttinen of Canada numerous stores in town carry memorabilia. poses for his daughter, Simone Hyttinen, amid a display at the Forks Visitor TURN TO FORKS/A4 Center. Additional photos are on Page C1.
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a 50 percent chance of survival, the Sheriffâ€™s Office said, adding that one of them was placed on antibiotics for infected wounds. The owners of the horses, Buffy Campbell and Heather Gouldart, have not been arrested. Undersheriff Ron Peregrin said they claimed that they had rescued the animals. CLALLAM COUNTY SHERIFFâ€™S OFFICE But Peregrin said the horsesâ€™ One of the horses eats after health had deteriorated in their receiving a load of hay. care and that the animals were not being properly fed. Road southwest of Sequim. â€œThe evidence is they were not The horses now have access to being taken care of properly,â€? he hay 24 hours a day, the Sheriffâ€™s said. Office said. A veterinarian gave two horses TURN TO HORSES/A5
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the evening, I can’t see the person I’m having dinner with.” The Mirror didn’t say exactly where or when the interview took place. Messages left for Dench’s agent were not immediately returned Saturday. Dench made her Shakespearean debut in 1957 at London’s Old Vic and has since taken on a vast number of theater, film and television roles. She won an Academy Award for her role as Queen Elizabeth I in “Shakespeare in Love” and is best known to international audiences as intelligence boss M in the James Bond series.
Ali’s 70th birthday Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ACTRESS JUDI the site of DENCH is battling to save most of box- Ali her sight. ing’s major The fights the past 20 years. James Bond Ali turned 70 last month star said in and had another celebration an interand fundraiser then in his view pubhome state of Kentucky. lished SatOne of Ali’s daughters, urday that Rasheda Ali, said the gala she had was a chance for friends, been diagDench family and A-listers who nosed with look up to her father to macular degeneration, an show their respect for his eye condition that can life and legacy as a humanicause blindness, and that tarian. her eyesight was already so The gala starting at bad that she couldn’t even $1,500 per plate was Honoring Ali read her own scripts. expected to draw some of Muhammad Ali had The 77-year-old told the the biggest names in enterseven prizefights in Las Daily Mirror that she was tainment and sports — relying on friends and fam- Vegas, with his two losses including David Beckham, ily to keep her up to speed there coming in the twilight Anthony Hopkins, Samof his legendary career. with her lines. uel L. Jackson and Stevie Now, dozens of heavy“It’s usually my daughWonder, among others. ter or my agent or a friend, weight celebrities were back They’re planning perforin Sin City to laud a lifetime mances and tributes to a and actually I like that in the spotlight and join the fighter who went 56-5 in the because I sit there and icon known as “The Greatimagine the story in my ring with 37 knockouts and est” in fighting neurological became perhaps the most mind,” she told the newsdiseases. paper during an interview famous athlete ever because Roughly 2,000 people at a London hotel. of his personality and willwere expected to attend a “The most distressing ingness to publicly stand up swanky gala to celebrate thing is in a restaurant in for his beliefs.
Judi Dench battling blindness
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GARY CARTER, 57, the effervescent Hall of Fame catcher whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. Mr. Carter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last May, two weeks after finish- Mr. Carter ing his sec- in 1988 ond season as coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz said Mr. Carter died at a hospice in the West Palm Beach, Fla., area. Mr. Carter’s bubbly personality and eagerness to excel on a ballfield made him a joy to watch at the plate and behind it. Even his Hall of Fame bronze plaque at Coopers town shows him with a toothy grin and bears his boyish nickname — the “Kid” forever. Mr. Carter was an 11-time All-Star and threetime Gold Glove winner.
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His bottom-of-the-10th single in Game 6 of the 1986 Series helped the Mets mount a charge against the Boston Red Sox and eventually beat them. Mr. Carter was known as much for his engaging personality as his talents.
_________ HENRY MCPHERSON JR., 82, who was an adviser to President Lyndon B. Johnson, has died. The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Texas said Mr. McPherson died Thursday. The library said Mr. McPherson had cancer. Mr. McPherson served as special assistant and special counsel to Johnson. He influenced the president on a range of policies from civil rights to bombing in Vietnam. He helped write Johnson’s 1968 speech announcing a halt in bombing in Vietnam and that Johnson would not run for re-election. After working for John-
son, Mr. McPherson worked as a lawyer and lobbyist in Washington, D.C. He wrote a 1972 memoir, A Political Education, recalling his experience in government and the Johnson presidency.
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Jefferson County is rapidly taking the lead in the establishment of modern outdoor athletic facilities on the Olympic Peninsula. First came Port Townsend with its splendid new field, including a turfcovered gridiron, built Seen Around through a combination of Peninsula snapshots federal Works Progress Administration, county, HANDWRITTEN SIGNS IN the garden sec- school district and other agencies’ funds. tion of a big-box departNow comes the ment store instructing announcement that Lottery employees to stock Chimacum, long forced to “feterizer” and play football and baseball LAST NIGHT’S LOT“incesticides” . . . on an irregular, rocky TERY results are available space, is to have a new athWANTED! “Seen Around” on a timely basis by phonletic field. ing, toll-free, 800-545-7510 items. Send them to PDN News P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles The project includes or on the Internet at www. Desk, WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or football and baseball fields, walottery.com/Winning email news@peninsuladailynews. a running track, tennis Numbers. com.
courts and other facilities and beautification of surrounding grounds. The job represents a WPA expenditure of $5,443 and a sponsor’s contribution of $711.
1962 (50 years ago) Two Victoria boys who slipped out of a group home in Oak Bay and stole a motor boat are safe in the Clallam County Children’s Hall after drifting across the foggy Strait of Juan de Fuca. The boys, 14 and 13, said they rowed the boat from its dock in darkness so no one would notice but then couldn’t start the twin outboard motors. The next morning, they awakened out of sight of
land, were able to start the motors and tried to return to Vancouver Island using a small compass they found in the boat but soon ran out of gas. They drifted in the fog for about two days across to Port Angeles, where Tom Phillips found and fed them and turned them over to authorities in good condition.
1987 (25 years ago) The Port Angeles School District board will host a special meeting this week to determine whether school buses should be equipped with seat belts. Schools Superintendent Bill Serrette is arranging a five-member panel to air the pros and cons of the issue.
Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS SUNDAY, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2012. There are 316 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Feb. 19, 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which authorized the U.S. military to exclude people from designated areas. The order was used to relocate and intern American residents of Japanese ancestry, a majority of whom were native-born U.S. citizens. On this date: ■ In 1473, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland. ■ In 1803, Congress voted to
accept Ohio’s borders and constitution. ■ In 1846, the Texas state government was formally installed in Austin, with J. Pinckney Henderson taking the oath of office as governor. ■ In 1878, Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for “an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines.” ■ In 1881, Kansas prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. ■ In 1942, Japanese warplanes raided the Australian city of Darwin; at least 243 people were killed. ■ In 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines
began landing on Iwo Jima, where they commenced a successful monthlong battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces. ■ In 1959, an agreement was signed by Britain, Turkey and Greece granting Cyprus its independence. ■ In 1976, calling the issuing of Executive Order 9066 “a sad day in American history,” President Gerald R. Ford issued a proclamation confirming that the order had been terminated with the formal cessation of hostilities of World War II. ■ In 1983, 13 people were found shot to death at a gambling club in Seattle’s Chinatown in what became known as the Wah
Mee Massacre. Two Chinese immigrants were convicted of the killings and sentenced to life in prison. ■ Ten years ago: NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft began mapping the Red Planet. ■ Five years ago: Hundreds of gay couples were granted the same legal rights, if not the title, as married couples as New Jersey became the third state to offer civil unions. ■ One year ago: Security forces in Libya and Yemen fired on pro-democracy demonstrators as the two hard-line regimes struck back against the wave of protests that had already toppled autocrats in Egypt and Tunisia.
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Briefly: Nation Calif. shooting latest problem for federal ICE LONG BEACH, Calif. — A deadly office shooting involving a federal immigrations supervisor and a special agent is the latest mark against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the law enforcement agency created after the 2001 terror attacks. Its officers and agents have themselves been arrested for crimes, accused of improper relationships with informants, convicted in embezzlement cases and more. Insiders said ICE, which operates under the Department of Homeland Security, struggles to overcome internal friction and competing cultures among employees who worked at the different federal agencies that were combined nine years ago to form ICE: the former Customs Service in the Treasury Department and the Justice Department’s Immigration and Naturalization Service. Investigators were piecing together details of Thursday’s chaotic scene at the ICE office in Long Beach. They said a supervisory agent, Ezequiel Garcia, shot Kevin Kozak, the agency’s second in command, at least six times. Another agent, whose name was withheld, fatally shot Garcia.
Movies in China WASHINGTON — Cheering as loudly as any movie audi-
ence, Hollywood and the Obama administration Saturday hailed China’s agreement to reduce barriers that have kept U.S.made films out Biden of the booming Chinese market. Vice President Joe Biden called it a “breakthrough” and said the accord will “make it easier than ever before for U.S. studios and independent filmmakers to reach the fast-growing Chinese audience.” He added that it will support “thousands of American jobs in and around the film industry.” The agreement was announced Friday during a California visit by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, with Biden serving as host.
News show lineups WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for today’s TV news shows: ■ ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Robert Gibbs, adviser to President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. ■ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Reps. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. ■ CBS’s “Face the Nation” — GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum. ■ CNN’s “State of the Union” — GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul; Gov. Mitch Daniels, R-Ind.; Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. ■ “Fox News Sunday” — GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich; Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.
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Briefly: World group Codacons is representing some survivors of the shipwreck of the cruise liner, which VIENNA — Iran is poised to rammed a reef greatly expand uranium enrichnear a Tuscan ment at a fortified underground island Jan. 13. Schettino bunker to a point that would Under Italboost how quickly it could make ian law, those attaching civil nuclear warheads, diplomats suits to a criminal case must be told The Associated Press. They said Tehran has put fin- informed of — and allowed to monitor — evidence and other ishing touches for the installation of thousands of new-genera- developments in the probe. Codacons said Saturday that tion centrifuges at the cavernous some traces of cocaine were facility — machines that can produce enriched uranium much found on a hair sample and in an envelope containing the sammore quickly and efficiently ple. It called that finding “very than its present machines. While saying that the electri- strange” and said it had asked cal circuitry, piping and support- prosecutors Friday to order new testing to see if the samples ing equipment for the new cenmight have been contaminated. trifuges were now in place, the diplomats emphasized that TehProtest over dams ran had not started installing the new machines at its Fordo PANAMA CITY — Members facility and could not say of a native tribe in Panama whether it was planning to. were again blocking the PanAmerican Highway after a Concordia coke? breakdown in negotiations with ROME — Lawyers for survi- the government over new dams. Local television showed vors of the capsized Costa Congroups of Ngobe-Bugle blocking cordia cruise ship Saturday the highway Friday in two spots pressed for new drug tests on the ship’s captain after traces of near the border with Costa Rica. Indigenous groups are cocaine were reportedly found on the outside of a hair sample. against changes that the Panamanian government made to a But the consultant who did mining law and its plans to the analyses for prosecutors build dams in their territory in stood by results that found no western Panama. presence of the drug in urine The natives first set up a samples or within the hair of blockade Jan. 30. Capt. Francesco Schettino. The Associated Press Italian consumer protection
Iran to expand uranium work, diplomats say
Government watched would-be terrorist plot Man allegedly planned blast on Capitol Hill
NYPD eye on Muslims widespread
BY ERIC TUCKER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — The Moroccan man accused of plotting to carry out what he thought would be a suicide bombing at the U.S. Capitol told acquaintances that America’s war on terrorism was a war on Muslims and that they needed to be ready for battle, according to authorities. Then the 29-year-old unemployed man started preparations of his own and believed he was working with an al-Qaida operative on the plot, according to court documents and an affidavit. A man brought him an automatic weapon. He got a suicide vest, scouted out targets and practiced setting off explosives, the documents say. On Friday, Amine El Khalifi’s goal to detonate the vest at the Capitol ended with his arrest in an FBI sting, said U.S. authorities who had been monitoring him for nearly a year.
Undercover work Undercover operatives — not an al-Qaida representative as he believed — gave him a gun and explosives that didn’t work, according to an affidavit. He had those items with him when he was taken into custody at a parking garage near the Capitol, a counterterrorism official said. He was charged in a criminal complaint with knowingly and unlawfully attempting to use a
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Amine El Khalifi is depicted in a federal courtroom in Virginia. Cameras are not allowed in U.S. courtrooms. weapon of mass destruction against property that is owned and used by the United States. He made a brief appearance Friday afternoon in federal court in Alexandria, Va., where a judge set a bail hearing for Wednesday. El Khalifi, who is not believed to be associated with al-Qaida, expressed interest in killing at least 30 people, officials said. Two people briefed on the matter told The Associated Press the FBI has had him under surveillance around the clock for several weeks. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. He came to the U.S. when he was 16 years old and overstayed his visitor visa, which expired in 1999, making him in the country illegally, according to court documents.
THE NEW YORK Police Department monitored Muslim college students far more broadly than previously known, at schools far beyond the city limits, including the Ivy League colleges of Yale and the University of Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned. Police talked with local authorities about professors 300 miles away in Buffalo and even sent an undercover agent on a whitewater rafting trip, where he recorded students’ names and noted in police intelligence files how many times they prayed. Detectives trawled Muslim student websites every day and, although professors and students had not been accused of any wrongdoing, their names were recorded in reports prepared for Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly. Asked about the monitoring, police spokesman Paul Browne provided a list of 12 people arrested or convicted on terrorism charges in the United States and abroad who had once been members of Muslim student associations, which the NYPD referred to as MSAs. The Associated Press
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Fans of Whitney Houston sing out near her funeral in Newark, N.J., on Saturday as the million-selling singer, who was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel Feb. 11, was eulogized by celebrities in her hometown. Mourners including Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, Kevin Costner, Oprah Winfrey, Jesse Jackson and Houston’s mother, gospel singer Cissy Houston, stood, swayed and clapped in the aisles of New Hope Baptist Church as gospel singers BeBe Winans and the Rev. Kim Burrell paid tribute to the 48-year-old pop superstar.
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West: Citrus crops chilled by two months of freezing
Nation: Glenn feted for 50th anniversary of flight
Nation: Manufacturer pulls infant Tylenol from stores
World: France frankly bids adieu to its former money
TWO CONSECUTIVE MONTHS of freezing temperatures have taken their toll on California’s citrus crop. The growers association California Citrus Mutual said about 35 percent of the mandarin orange crop will be lost to frost damage following more than 25 nights of freezing temperatures in December and several frosts in January. Though the news is better for the navel crop, about 15 percent still won’t make it. Citrus Mutual President Joel Nelsen told the Fresno Bee that it’s not clear yet what effect the freeze will have on the price of oranges and mandarins at the store.
JOHN GLENN FEVER gripped Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Friday, just as it did a half-century ago when America was on the verge of launching its first man into orbit. Hundreds of NASA workers jammed a space center auditorium, three days before the 50th anniversary of Glenn’s historic flight, to see and hear the first American to circle the Earth aboard Friendship 7. The 90-year-old Glenn was joined at both events by Scott Carpenter, 86, the only other survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, as the weekend of anniversary festivities began at and around the spaceport.
RECALL-PLAGUED JOHNSON & Johnson is pulling all infant Tylenol off the U.S. market because some parents have had problems with redesigned bottles, introduced three months ago. Seventeen parents or caregivers have complained that a protective cover on the top of the bottles didn’t work correctly. It’s meant to limit how much of the liquid pain and fever reducer can be drawn into a plastic syringe. But when those consumers inserted the plastic syringe, it pushed the protective cover, or flow restrictor, into the bottle.
SIX CENTURIES AFTER the first one was minted and more than a decade after they went out of circulation, the last French francs were exchanged for euros Friday, severing France’s final link to its former national currency. The franc’s end comes as its replacement, the multi-European euro, suffers its worst crisis since its creation. The Banque de France in Paris set a deadline of the close of business Friday for French savers to exchange whatever leftover franc notes they had socked away. The euro replaced the franc for monetary transactions in January 2002.
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Twilight-fueled numbers of visitors lag in Forks BY ARWYN RICE PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
FORKS â€” The number of visitors who checked in at the Forks Visitor Information Center dropped from a peak of 73,000 visitors in 2010 to 45,000 in 2011. But that still puts the town way ahead of pre-Twilight times, said Marcia Bingham, director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce and the visitor center. The number of visitors who checked in at the visitor center was 5,575 in 2005, the
year the first book in Stephenie Meyerâ€™s four-novel series, Twilight, was released. Within a month of its release in October that year, the book was in fifth place on The New York Timesâ€™ bestseller list and later peaked at No. 1. New Moon was released in 2006, Eclipse in 2007 and Breaking Dawn in 2008 â€” and the rise in visitors to Forks â€” where Meyer located most of the action of the novels â€” followed the climb in sales of the bestselling novels.
Visitors to Forks numbered 6,386 in 2006, 10,295 in 2007 and 18,736 in 2008, with most fans of the books about teen love and vampires. In November 2008, the first movie based on the series, â€œTwilight,â€? was released, and from there, the rise in visitors was meteoric. In 2009, 70,000 visitors arrived, followed by 73,000 in 2010, according to statistics kept by the visitor center. â€œAnd that only includes the people who signed in at
the visitor center,â€? Bingham said. People who return to Forks for a second or third time usually skip the visitor center, she said. Although in 2011 the number of visitors fell to 45,000, thatâ€™s still considerable higher than before Twilight, Bingham pointed out. Forks, which has a population of 3,532, received more than $500,000 in sales taxes in 2011, mostly thanks to millions of dollars in sales of Twilight items, which contributed to funding school,
medical clinic and housing construction projects, Bingham said. The film of â€œNew Moonâ€? broke box office records as the biggest opening day in history Nov. 20, 2009. â€œEclipseâ€? was released on June 30, 2010, and the first â€œBreaking Dawnâ€? film in November 2011. A new movie release, â€œThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part IIâ€? on Nov. 16, is expected to help maintain visitorsâ€™ interest in the West End town. The first month of this
year, 1,062 visitors checked in at the visitor center, Bingham said. â€œAnd this is January,â€? she said, noting that the off-season is still busier than it was in the height of tourist season before Twilight. In July 2004, a mere 1,005 visitors stopped at the center, with 78 in January 2005.
________ Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-417-3535 or at arwyn.rice@peninsuladailynews. com.
Forks: Permanent Twilight museum proposed CONTINUED FROM A1 But the slide in visitor numbers still shows a slowdown in the popularity of the town that is the setting of the four-novel saga about teen love and vampires â€” which has spun off four movies, with a fifth due out in November. So the Stephenie Meyer Day Committee â€” named after the author of the bestselling series â€” is working to keep the fans coming. â€œThe committee is trying to keep people coming to Forks,â€? said Rosemary Colandrea, spokeswoman for the 12-member committee that formed in 2011. â€œOur slogan is: Come for Twilight. Stay for Forks.â€? Colandrea said the group is considering ways to revive interest in Twilight. â€œThereâ€™s a huge fan base,â€? she said. â€œWe want to keep it going.â€?
A new event this year will be Twilight weddings. Thirty people can have weddings performed â€” or vows renewed â€” on three days in August, leading up to Aug. 13, the date Bella Swan married her vampire swain, Edward Cullen, in â€œThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1,â€? which was released in November. â€œThe wedding will look just like the wedding from the movie,â€? Colandrea said. Couples will be surrounded by wisteria, and ceremonies will use an arch that is a copy of the one used in a parody of the movie on The Hillywood Show at www.the hillywoodshow, an Internet site known for its spoofs of the â€œTwilight Saga.â€? The ceremonies â€” up to 10 each day â€” will be performed by Colandreaâ€™s husband, Nino, who is a nondenominational minister. No site has been confirmed yet, though â€œweâ€™re
negotiating with a few people to get an outdoor site for the weddings,â€? Colandrea said. Nevertheless, reservations are being taken now through June 13. The fees are $1,595 on Saturday, Aug. 11, $1,795 on Sunday, Aug. 12, and $1,995 on Monday, Aug. 13. The Twilight weddings would be performed after the June 7 effective date of a new state law legalizing gay marriage â€” though the date could be delayed if opponents are successful in taking the issue to the voters. If gay marriage is legal by August, â€œweâ€™re open to everybody,â€? Colandrea said. For more information about the weddings, visit www.twilightweddingsinforks.com or phone 360-3740358. Also planned is a film festival at this yearâ€™s Stephenie Meyer Day Weekend, which will be Sept. 14-16. Hillary and Hannah
Hindi, sisters who operate the online Hillywood Show, have confirmed that they will provide parodies, and other films are in the works, Colandrea said. Last yearâ€™s Stephenie Meyer Day Weekend drew between 2,000 and 3,000 people, Colandrea said, and the committee hopes to at least match that this fall with expanded events. The townâ€™s first Stephenie Meyer Day was in 2006. An idea the committee is developing is a Twilight museum. Colandrea told about 35 people at a Forks Chamber of Commerce meeting last week that once the darkness falls on the â€œTwilight Sagaâ€? movie series and the flood of fans likely slows to a trickle, a Twilight museum could keep a steady flow of visitors coming to town. She and other organizers have scheduled a grand opening date, Sept. 13, 2014
â€” corresponding with Bellaâ€™s birthday â€” but have no location and no investors. Colandrea asked Forks business people at the Wednesday meeting to invest in the museum and help find an affordable location. â€œIf we had something permanent here, it would draw visitors,â€? Colandrea said later. A permanent museum would give Twilight visitors a place to go, a home for the many Twilight-themed items that already exist in Forks and a fitting place to display collections from other areas of the country, she said. It would feature original and re-created items from the movies, The Hillywood Show, recreations of movie sets or scenes from the books and posters, scripts and other items. Colandrea said the committee has purchased the arch from the prom scene filmed at The View Point Inn
in Corbett, Ore., from the first movie, â€œTwilight,â€? and the set directorâ€™s handbook. The arch, which is currently being shipped to Forks in three pieces, would serve as the formal entrance to the museum, Colandrea said. She declined to reveal the purchase price. â€œTwilightâ€? collector John Henson of Nevada, who owns the largest collection of â€œTwilightâ€? memorabilia â€” including all the furniture in the movie set of Bella Swanâ€™s bedroom â€” has given the museum organizers the right of first refusal to purchase or lease the items, she said.
________ Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-417-3535 or at arwyn.rice@peninsuladailynews. com. Managing Editor/News Leah Leach can be reached at 360-4173531 or leah.leach@peninsula dailynews.com.
Taxes: Peninsula property values trending down CONTINUED FROM A1 market analysis. Clallam County property Olympic Medical Center values have been trending increased its revenue by the down with the bad economy maximum amount allowed in recent years, Rushton by law without voter said. The value of all property approval: 1 percent. â€œThe levy itself is the in the county was: â– $8.59 billion in 2008. amount of money that [taxâ– $8.24 billion in 2009. ing districts] are collecting, â– $8.03 billion in 2010. and normally, they do not â– $7.50 billion in 2011. collect less than they colâ€œWeâ€™re seeing the entire lected the year before,â€? county on a downward Clallam County Assessor trend,â€? Rushton said. Pam Rushton said in a series In Port Angeles, the of interviews last month. median value of a single famProperty tax bills will be ily home went from $170,646 mailed to property owners by in 2010 to $154,535 last year. the end of this month. The Sequim property values first half-payment is due dropped from $205,080 in April 30. 2010 to $191,483 in 2011. The Clallam County The median price of a Assessorâ€™s Office adjusts the Forks dwelling fell slightly, value of all property in the from $111,619 in 2010 to county every year. $111,231 in 2012, according One-sixth of the county is to numbers provided by physically inspected while Rushton. the rest is adjusted Jefferson County Assesusing a computer-assisted sor Jack Westerman III said
the median value of property there was about $167,000. Using $160,000 as a baseline for the region, property tax bills have rising at a slow-but-steady pace in Clallam County. In Port Angeles, the owner of a $160,000 piece of property was billed $1,566 for 2010 taxes, $1,637 in 2011 and $1,785 this year. Port Angeles residents were subject to the school levy and 1 percent increases from the state levy, county general fund levy, county road levy and hospital levy. The owner of a $160,000 piece of property in Sequim paid $1,346 in property taxes in 2010, $1,481 in 2011 and will receive a $1,613 tax bill this year. Sequim residents were subject to 1 percent increases from the state levy, county general fund levy, county road levy, city levy, hospital levy and fire district levy.
A $160,000 Forks property generated $1,779 in 2010 property taxes, $1,823 in 2011 taxes and $1,886 in taxes this year. Forks residents were subject to 1 percent increases from the state levy, county general fund levy, county road levy, city levy, hospital levy and fire district levy. In unincorporated Clallam County west of Joyce, property tax on a $160,000 home has gone from $1,092 in 2010 to $1,232 in 2011 to $1,323 this year. In both Agnew and Bell Hill, property tax on a $160,000 home has risen from $1,303 in 2010 to $1,450 in 2011 to $1,590 this year. County residents were subject to 1 percent increases from the state levy, county general fund levy, county road levy, hospital levy and fire district levies. Barkhuis noted that a home worth $160,000 in
2009 would almost certainly be worth less now â€” roughly $156,000 in 2010 and $146,000 in 2011. The owner of a $146,000 home would pay less property tax than the owner of a $160,000 home in every taxing district in Clallam County. â€œDecreased assessed values, especially when combined with increased tax revenues to be collected, is why levy rates go up, so the change in assessed value must be considered when comparing taxes paid from year to year,â€? Barkhuis said. Barkhuis provided the following breakdown of where the property tax collected by the Treasurerâ€™s Office will go: â– $19.2 million, or 24.7 percent, to school bonds and maintenance and operation levies. â– $17.7 million, or 22.8 percent, to state schools.
â– $9.7 million, or 12.5 percent, to the Clallam County general fund. â– $8.4 million, or 10.8 percent, to fire districts. â– $6.6 million, or 8.5 percent, to the Clallam County road fund. â– $6.1 million, or 7.9 percent, to the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks. â– $4.2 million, or 5.4 percent, to hospital districts. â– $3.8 million, or 4.8 percent, to the North Olympic Library System. â– $1.4 million, or 1.8 percent, to the Port of Port Angeles. â– $465,000, or 0.6 percent, to the William Shore Memorial Pool District.
________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.
Harbor: Pollutants found near ex-Rayonier mill CONTINUED FROM A1 The study shows concentrations of pollutants both in the western harbor, where currents tend to trap sediment, and in the vicinity of the former Rayonier mill site. â€œWe will be looking to identify and begin the process to work with other entities we think are legally
responsible for contaminating in the inner harbor,â€? she said. â€œAnd we will ultimately want to work with them to develop a cleanup plan for parts of the harbor.â€? Cleanup could involve dredging of areas with the highest concatenations of pollutants, Lawson said. Rayonier already has agreed to clean up 1,325 acres of the harbor as part of
hire a consultant to advise them on the cleanup process. â€œWe think itâ€™s very important to clean up our harbor,â€? City Manager Kent Myers said. â€œA clean harbor is in our long-term interests.â€? A Rayonier spokesperson didnâ€™t return a request for comment last week. Ecology is accepting comments on its report from Thursday through March 23. It can be viewed at
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the cleanup project of its former mill site at the end of Ennis Street. Lawson said the company will use the study for that effort, though its delayed release will impact that time line. Rayonier is scheduled to have a draft cleanup plan ready around the end of 2013. That may have to be pushed back to the following summer, Lawson admitted. â€œIt looks to me now itâ€™s going to push into 2014,â€? she
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Questions about PT takeover of Fort Worden asked BY CHARLIE BERMANT
â€œWe have been gathering public input on this for eight years,â€? he said. â€œWe will not proceed [with any transfer] until we are sure the PDA can be successful.â€?
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PORT TOWNSEND â€” The more than 200 people who attended a meeting last week to learn about the possibility of the Lifelong Learning Center Public Development Authority taking over all or part of the ownership and management of Fort Worden State Park were left with more questions than answers about the process. The idea of turning the park into a lifelong learning center has been in progress since 2004, but it was just a couple of weeks ago that a proposal for a public development takeover of the park was discussed at a state Parks and Recreation Commission meeting. Action was tabled until the commissionâ€™s next meeting, which will be at Fort Worden in March. The topic will be discussed at 7 p.m. March 28 in the Wheeler Theater. Some of those commenting Thursday night feel the process is moving too quickly.
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income needed for its operation. The plan will include options for funding this gap, she said. PDA Executive Director Dave Robison has said in the past that ownership would open financing avenues with banks and other partners that could help pay for the parkâ€™s continued operation, maintenance and management. The lifelong learning center is envisioned to provide space for a variety of recreational and educational opportunities. The focus is to develop destination learning programs at Fort Worden, along with retreats, conference development, events and recreational experiences on the park overlooking Admiralty Inlet. Under the proposal State Parks is considering, Fort Worden would remain a park but would no longer be called a state park.
â€œI have no stake here aside from the fact that I pay taxes,â€? said Walter McQuillen of Port Townsend. â€œThe people on the PDA board are smart people. They are business people who are going to take the park out of the governmentâ€™s hands and run it like a business,â€? McQuillen said. â€œBut a smart business person will have a plan and have the funds lined up before taking action. â€œI want to see how they CHARLIE BERMANT/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS are going to accomplish this Union representative Jeanine Livingston challenges the proposal for a without my tax dollars.â€? public development authority to take over Fort Worden at a meeting in Former park manager Port Townsend. Kate Burke, who will begin working as a consultant to â€œI would like to see a ination of the downside of off and creating a huge the PDA on March 1 to ________ more gradual approach,â€? what can happen and the fiasco,â€? he said. develop a business plan for Jefferson County Reporter CharState Parks board mem- the PDAâ€™s managing of the said Dorn Campbell of Port potential lawsuits. lie Bermant can be reached at 360â€œI would rather see them ber Rodger Schmitt said park, said the park gener- 385-2335 or at charlie.bermant@ Townsend. ates all but $700,000 of the peninsuladailynews.com. â€œI havenâ€™t seen an exam- go slow instead of biting it nothing has been rushed.
Horses: Case forwarded to Clallam prosecutor CONTINUED FROM A1 the responsibility of Campbell and her daughter, who Tracey Kellas, Clallam live on the property in a County animal control offi- travel trailer, to feed and cer, said the owner of the care for their own horses. Reached by phone, property, Dean Ridgeway, had agreed to allow Camp- Campbell said her horses bell, 41, and Gouldart, 19, to were starving because she keep their horses in his pas- also was trying to feed tures in exchange for help Ridgewayâ€™s ponies, which she said were not being with horse training. Kellas said it remained given hay.
Kellas said Ridgeway has 30 to 50 ponies but described them as being in â€œvery good conditionâ€? and well-fed. Campbell and Gouldart together once ran Forgotten Horse Ranch in Port Orchard. Campbell said she still operates under that name, but Kellas said itâ€™s unclear
if it is a licensed rescue center. Kellas said Campbell has declined to be interviewed by authorities. The case has been forwarded to the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorneyâ€™s Office, which will consider filing charges. Kellas said the Sheriffâ€™s Office is covering the cost of
the horsesâ€™ care for now. She said the owners have 15 days to reclaim the horses through court. If that request is denied or not made, the horses will be placed with new owners, possibly a licensed rescue center, the Sheriffâ€™s Office said. The Sheriffâ€™s Office is asking for help in caring for
the horses. Anyone who can provide food or other services can phone Chief Criminal Deputy Ron Cameron at 360417-2570.
________ Reporter Tom Callis can be reached at 360-417-3532 or at tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. com.
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The city of Sequimâ€™s Parks and Recreation Board will discuss the pros and cons of forming a parks and recreation district when it meets Tuesday. The board will discuss city survey results and prepare a council recommendation when it meets at 5 p.m. at the Sequim Transit Centerâ€™s City Council chambers, 190 W. Cedar St. The advisory board also will discuss park activities, the skate parkâ€™s mixed usage and hear a report from the Peninsula
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The Clallam County Board of Health will hear a briefing on the public health issues associated with biomass power plants Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse. Other agenda items include: â– An update on the influenza season. â– Information on Japan tsunami marine debris. â– Olympic Medical Centerâ€™s strategic plan. â– Clallam Countyâ€™s draft hazardous waste plan.
The Port Angeles School Board will conduct a study session on the districtâ€™s strategic plan when it meets Tuesday. The special meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Central Services Building at 216 E. Fourth St. The School Board will continue its work on the next steps in the strategic planning process. No other business will be conducted.
PA planning The Port Angeles Planning Commission will consider approval of a shoreline substantial development permit for the construction of an esplanade at its Wednesday meeting. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall.
Public utility district The Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners meeting Monday has been canceled for Presidents Day. The next meeting will be Feb. 27.
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Peninsula College trustees are expected to select finalists for the college presidency when they meet Tuesday. Trustees will meet at noon in executive session to discuss the search and then open a public session at 2 p.m. in the Cornaby Center on the Peninsula College
The board will then convene at 7 p.m. at the same location to go into closed executive session and reconvene in public to make a decision on finalists for superintendent.
The three Clallam County commissioners will consider prospectus agreements with the state Department of Transportation for segments of the Olympic Discovery Trail when they meet Tuesday. The regular meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissionersâ€™ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. The Monday work session was moved to Tuesday in observance of Presidents Day. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in the same boardroom. The agreements will be for the Lake Crescent to Cooper Ranch and Elwha River Bridge to Oxenford Road segments of the trail. Other agenda items include: â– An agreement with Dr. Marian Birch for mental health services to unfunded adult clients. â– Agreement with 4-Directions Counseling and Consulting LLC and the Trillium Treatment Center for chemical dependency treatment for unfunded clients. â– Agreements with the Washington State Council of County and City Employees, Local 1619-D. â– A bid opening for mobile data terminals. The Monday work session discussion items will include: â– A pre-application questionnaire for a watershed plan implementation grant from the state Department of Ecology. â– An agreement and prospectus with the state Department of Transportation for an access road to a segment of the Olympic Discovery Trail. â– A release of interest on surplus property.
campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Interim President Brinton Sprague of Port Ludlow â– Landfill methane outstepped in this month after reach program. Tom Keegan, longtime Penâ– Wireless Internet pole insula College president, attachment agreement. left to take the helm of â– City Pier fire suppresSkagit Valley College. sion system change order. â– Electric utility on-call PA City Council agreement. â– Sewer agreement The Port Angeles City Council will consider with Lower Elwha Klallam approval of three contracts tribe. for its sewage overflow â– FEMA lawsuit elimination project at its update. meeting Tuesday. â– Vacation of a portion The meeting will be held of Georgiana Street and at 6 p.m. in council cham- alley. bers at City Hall, 321 E. â– Grant application for Fifth St. Mount Angeles View NeighThe council will conduct borhood improvements. a special meeting at 5 p.m. â– Smart-meter contract to interview Planning Com- amendment. mission applicants and consider appointments during Sequim School Board the open meeting. The Sequim School Council members also will consider Shane Park Board is expected to playground equipment pur- announce finalists for district superintendent Tueschase. day. Also on the agenda: The board will conduct a â– MV Coho ferry recogspecial meeting at 3:30 p.m. nition. â– Computer equipment in the district boardroom, 533 N. Sequim Ave., to disupgrades. â– Stormwater outfall cuss interviews with candidates. repair.
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Sequim walk-in clinic to shutter soon Canâ€™t make ends meet, owner says
â€œBridgett has a great following. People thought, â€˜She will always be there to take care of me.â€™ What has been rewarding is watching her interact with patients, watching how much she cares for them.â€?
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SEQUIM â€” With a heavy heart, Bridgett Bell Kraft is shutting down the clinic she opened here five years ago. Primary Care Sequim, in the plaza at 520 N. Fifth Ave., will close its doors at 3 p.m. March 7. â€œI really believed that we could provide real, patientcentered care. And I think to a large degree, weâ€™ve succeeded,â€? Bell Kraft, an advanced registered nurse practitioner, said Friday. â€œBut the reimbursement issues have really killed us.â€? Since Primary Care Sequim began offering walk-in urgent care in late 2006, 18,500 patients have visited the clinic, Bell Kraft said. Many of those are on Medicare or Medicaid, which pay lower reimbursements than private insurance carriers.
Slow payments And even the payments from private insurers come slowly, Bell Kraft said â€” too slowly for the clinic to make ends meet. Compounding the problem, she added, is the fact that nurse practitioners receive lower reimbursements than physicians. Bell Kraft could increase the number of patients she sees in a day to bring in more revenue, but that would be contrary to her values. Already, she sees 18 to
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Nurse practitioner Bridgett Bell Kraft plans to close the Primary Care Sequim walk-in clinic in March. 22 patients per day and is known for carefully interviewing each one, offering information about as many treatment options as she can think of and even giving out her personal cellphone number. â€œWe were committed to educating patients,â€? Bell Kraft said of her 10-member staff. She laid off all but a skeleton crew a little more than a week ago. â€œItâ€™s sad,â€? practice manager Barbara Barnes said just before opening the clinic doors Friday morning. â€œBridgett has a great following. People thought, â€˜She will always be there to take care of me.â€™
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â€œWhat has been rewarding is watching her interact with patients, watching how much she cares for them.â€? Bell Kraft doesnâ€™t yet know what she will do next as a nurse practitioner. She does know she must now care for her two teenage daughters; for her husband, Jerry Kraft; and for herself. â€œMy family has been unbelievably supportive. They have understood my working on the weekends and taking calls all the time,â€? Bell Kraft said, because â€œthey also believe people should be taken care of kindly, like an oldfashioned family doctor
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tal care in Clallam County, where people without health insurance must all too frequently go without. â€œWe are in the first world. We should not be having third-world health care,â€? she said. â€œI canâ€™t do it all,â€? Bell Kraft added. â€œItâ€™s time to stop trying.â€? Bell Kraft was educated at Syracuse University and the University of Washington and is certified in adult primary care and as a family nurse practitioner. She practiced as a nurse in ________ Saudi Arabia for 14 years. Features Editor Diane Urbani After she moved to the de la Paz can be reached at 360North Olympic Peninsula 417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ in 2004, she worked at peninsuladailynews.com.
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CliniCare, the urgent-care center at 621 E. Front St. in Port Angeles, for two years. David Kanters, also a nurse practitioner, closed that clinic in October 2010, saying insurance carriers, and the related bureaucracy, had burned him out. He reopened CliniCare last August with a new strategy â€” he bills his patients directly at the time of service. Most major credit cards are accepted. Kanters also bolstered his practice by bringing nurse practitioner Deb Wheeler on board in January. Itâ€™s been busy, but â€œa lot of people donâ€™t realize weâ€™re open again,â€? said Jessica Dougherty, CliniCareâ€™s medical office assistant. â€œWe are happy to be here,â€? she added. CliniCare is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. As for Primary Care Sequim, the walk-in clinic will be open from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. weekdays until March 7. The office can be reached at 360-582-1200.
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transportation and technology improvements. If Dornâ€™s entire proposal is adopted OLYMPIA â€” The good news in last by lawmakers writing the state budget, weekâ€™s new state revenue forecast has they would put $410 million back into drawn the attention of everyone who education. wants some money for their departSenate Majority Leader Lisa Brown ment or program. has said one side of her caucus wants But Superintendent to protect education as much as possiof Public Instruction ble while the other side wants to preRandy Dorn said Friday vent further reductions in the stateâ€™s the state Constitution social safety net. and the state Supreme Sen. Ed Murray, a lead budget Court give Washington writer, said his reading of the caucus is only one choice â€” pay that education is less at risk than it for education first. was before. Dorn said the Dorn The Washington Constitution makes improved revenue foreeducation the highest priority of state cast gives some weight behind his call government, but that hasnâ€™t stopped for no more education cuts, and he lawmakers from cutting the money thinks itâ€™s time to invest some new dolthey spend on schools. lars in education. In the past decade, education spendâ€œItâ€™s not just Randy Dorn saying you ing has gone from close to 50 percent to have to fund basic education; itâ€™s the just above 40 percent of the state budcourt system,â€? Dorn said. get, despite the fact that some educaThe Legislature must demonstrate tion spending is protected by the conto the state Supreme Court that it stitution. takes seriously the courtâ€™s recent ruling The state Supreme Court ruled in on a statewide school funding lawsuit, January that the state isnâ€™t meeting its Dorn said, and should do so by making constitutional obligation to amply pay a down payment on fully paying the for basic public education. cost of basic education. The justices endorsed the reform The stateâ€™s revised revenue forecast work the Legislature has already gave Dorn some ideas about where to started but said the judiciary would get the money for that down payment. keep an eye on lawmakers to make The revised forecast issued Thurssure they fully implement education day shows $96 million in extra revereforms by 2018. nue, plus about $340 million in newly The court has scheduled a hearing expected savings from less reliance on in mid-March to discuss how that overstate services. sight will be done. Dorn suggested Friday that the Dornâ€™s spending list court might consider having his office On Friday, Dorn passed out a list of keep track of the Legislature. Also last week, the House offered its how he would spend that money, own proposal to establish a special legincluding all-day kindergarten for islative committee to oversee the proeveryone, class-size reductions in kindergarten through fourth grade, school cess. BY DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP
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OLYMPIA â€” The State Patrol is accomplishing a $41 million radio upgrade by hitching its wagon to a federal program that is described in a new federal audit as having poor oversight of money and an uncertain future. The Department of Justice has worked 13 years to upgrade its law enforcement radios, starting with a pilot project in Washington and Oregon. But the departmentâ€™s inspector general questions what the agency has to show for about $356 million spent. The Obama administrationâ€™s budget calls for pulling the plug at least for now on a planned national expansion of the program. Implications for the State Patrol are unclear. The halt in expansion doesnâ€™t shut down the Washington and Oregon network thatâ€™s being linked up with the patrol.
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Choir benefit show SEQUIM â€” The Sequim High School Choir Boosters will hold a benefit concert in the Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave., at 2 p.m. Saturday. The concert will include performances from Aspire!,
the Olympic Peninsulaâ€™s Sweet Adelines barbershop quartet; No Batteries Required of the Barbershop Harmony Society; and Mix and Match performing an a capella doo-wop. Sequim High School Select and Concert choirs also will perform. Diana Stoffer will serve as master of ceremonies. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or at Pacific Mist Books, 121 W. Washington St.; The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave.; or Rainshadow Coffee, 157 W. Cedar St. Proceeds will go toward choir student scholarships. Email SequimChoir Boosters@yahoo.com or phone 360-775-9356. Peninsula Daily News
â€œThe audit is very scathing on the system build-out as a whole,â€? Bob Schwent, commander of the State Patrolâ€™s electronic services division, told The Olympian newspaper. â€œ[But] the system out here actually is working well and continues to work well. Itâ€™s just that theyâ€™re not going to fund any expansion of it.â€? One state lawmaker said the audit raises â€œserious questionsâ€? about the State Patrolâ€™s move onto a system controlled by the federal government. Rep. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, said he doubts that a program that isnâ€™t
being expanded nationally can survive. â€œIt seems a more likely approach would be a phone call sometime from the feds saying that they are canceling the program or offering it to the state for them to maintain,â€? Carlyle said. Schwent doesnâ€™t rule out the possibility.
Possibility not ruled out â€œIf this portion out here for some reason were defunded, weâ€™ve already taken steps that we could continue operating,â€? he said. But he acknowledged: â€œWeâ€™d have some reductions in what we can do and how we continue to do it.â€? The state must comply by Jan. 1 with a federal mandate to free up space on the radio spectrum for more users. The State Patrol sought and won legislative approval for its own upgrade that meets the federal mandate while also moving to a digital system to prevent a loss of radio reception coverage. A loss of coverage could open up dead zones where state troopers out in the field couldnâ€™t talk with each other or dispatchers during emergencies.
Rejected nationwide The federal Department of Justice started the upgrade in Washington but soon rejected using it as a template for national expansion. As described in the audit, the department decided that while the design met â€œcurrent communication requirements,â€? it might not handle â€œsignificant advances in new technologies.â€? The department also
had concerns about the cost of a lack of competition, according to the audit. The Northwest system depends on the proprietary technology of one company, Motorola Solutions. The State Patrol signed a $26 million no-bid contract with Motorola, saying that working with the federal system was some $12 million cheaper than building its own. Carlyle is a critic of the deal, saying that even if it saves money in the short run, it commits the state to â€œmonopoly pricing.â€? Much of the January audit focuses on problems with expansion. It says the Integrated Wireless Network, or IWN, is falling short of its goals to replace the departmentâ€™s obsolete technology, consolidate systems used by various federal agents and ensure security. The delay is â€œpotentially jeopardizing the lives of law enforcement and emergency personnel and the people they have sworn to protect,â€? it says. Those problems are less pressing in the Northwest, where upgrades are in place.
Program oversight Auditors also took aim at the programâ€™s oversight, saying, â€œIt is impossible to determine the true cost of the IWN program.â€? The departmentâ€™s formal response to the audit says no money is spent without its approval and oversight. It says that in the Northwest and some other places, it has â€œachieved significant improvements in the wireless communications capabilities delivered to our law enforcement agents.â€?
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BLYN â€” A meeting to discuss proposed access improvements to U.S. Highway 101 and other roadways near Blyn will be held at the Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam tribeâ€™s Red Cedar Hall, 1031 Old Blyn Highway, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The state Department of Transportation, Clallam County and the tribe are proposing the improvements to enhance mobility and safety.
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of the family of Darrell Campbell, a member of the Ahousaht First Nation, were present in Clallam County Superior Court when Boyd said through his lawyer, Alex Stalker of Clallam Public Defender, that he would change his plea to guilty of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Among them was Angus Campbell, the driver of the vehicle that was struck by Boyd, who was treated at Olympic Medical Center after the wreck. He was on crutches at the hearing. A few of the family members left sobbing after the hearing. The family members included Darrell Campbell’s nephew, Pat John, a former Port Angeles resident who now lives on Long Island, N.Y. John helped organize a prayer ceremony for his uncle at the site near Sands Road a day after the crash and Friday. In agreeing to plead guilty, Boyd, who has a daughter, “humbled himself in doing the right thing,” John said in an interview. “It’s being humble and accepting what he did and accepting his responsibility as an individual and a parent.” He said North Olympic Peninsula tribes had helped with travel and other expenses for Darrell Campbell’s family to travel to Clallam County for court proceedings. John said in an earlier interview that Darrell Campbell did not drink and “was always the designated driver.” Darrell Campbell was a
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Head-on collision Boyd was driving an Isuzu Rodeo when he struck the pickup truck head-on, police said. Campbell’s niece, Sophie Campbell, 18, who was riding on the left side in the back, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Police said she had facial injuries, a ruptured spleen, a ruptured bladder and a fractured pelvis, foot, ribs and spine. Angus Campbell suffered facial injuries and a fractured hip, femur and knee, police said. Angus Campbell told police the morning of the crash that he was traveling westbound on Highway 112 when Boyd’s SUV crossed the centerline. He told police he tried to avoid Boyd but could not. Boyd told police he was driving to work at Nippon Paper Industries USA in Port Angeles and was running late but was not speeding. He told police he could not remember crossing the centerline.
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Clallam pens letter to Ecology on water County poses concerns over proposed management rule BY ROB OLLIKAINEN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Clallam County lawmakers have sent a four-page letter to the state Department of Ecology outlining their concerns over the proposed water management rule for the Dungeness River and its neighboring streams. The draft rule would affect the eastern half of Water Resource Inventory Area 18 from Bagley Creek to Sequim Bay. ________ The idea behind the rule Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb is to protect and preserve can be reached at 360-417-3536 water for fish, farmers, resior at paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily dents, wildlife and recrenews.com. ation. It limits water usage by new homeowners and requires metering of new wells to protect water supplies and viable fish habitat during the drought season in the late summer and early fall.
Water credits If implemented, the state rule would require new homeowners to purchase water credits from the Dungeness Basis Water Exchange to water their lawn or garden. It would not affect existing homes with working wells. County commissioners listed 19 questions from themselves and community members in their letter sent last week to Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant. Public comments made in a Feb. 7 commissioners meeting were incorporated into the questions. A link to the letter is prominently displayed on the Clallam County website, www.clallam.net. County commissioners spent more than two hours revising the letter in an
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open session Monday and another hour fine-tuning it Tuesday. “I think it’s clear that there are three county commissioners who are wellversed, well-studied on this issue, that are not just making cheap political points,” Commissioner Mike Chapman said in Monday’s discussion session. Chapman said the county is “trying really hard to do the best thing for our community.” Some speakers at the public meeting said the rule infringes on property rights because its minimum instream flow puts too great a limit on the use of water. Ecology defines the term “in-stream flow” as the amount of water measured in cubic feet per second for a defined time that is needed “to protect and preserve . . . fish, wildlife and recreation.” Others said the watershed plan is based on 20-year-old data and needs to be updated. The Port Angeles Business Association drafted its own letter, saying Ecology is “proposing a number of significant, even draconian, limitations on the water usage” in the interest of protecting fish.
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“I see an imbalance in the rule, as currently drafted, between demand and supply. I think it’s incumbent of state government to work both sides of the issue.” JIM MCENTIRE commissioner management rule is available at www.tinyurl.com/ yj95yj6. In their letter, commissioners invited Ecology to field questions raised by community members in a forum hosted by the county. Ecology officials attended two community forums last month in Sequim. Commissioner Mike Doherty said the people who attended those meetings were “generally satisfied” with the answers they received from state officials. Commissioner Jim McEntire said the rule is “really about managing demand for water.” “I see an imbalance in the rule, as currently drafted, between demand and supply,” he said. “I think it’s incumbent of state government to work both sides of the issue.” A report from the Dungeness Local Leaders water management work group was attached to the letter Chapman said the work group and Ecology are tasked with three main goals: ■ Preventing permanent reductions in the flows of the Dungeness River. ■ Supplying adequate and reliable water for new users. ■ Maintaining sustainable agriculture in the Dungeness Valley. “Those are the three main issues facing the area,” Chapman said. “It’s broad-based, and many people have specific issues or concerns surrounding one of those three. “But I think we, as community leaders, have to kind of keep our mind and our eyes on the three key goals here, of which are very important to all of us.” McEntire said he had other concerns about the county’s involvement in the water rule. He said the county does not have the staff or financial capacity to manage WRIA 18. “I am not aware of any legal authority that county governments have to do water, and I’m not terribly interested in gaining such tasks in the future,” McEntire said. “If Ecology wants the county to be involved in the operations of whatever needs to be done as the result of this rule, that’s going to have to come with resources, and we’re going to have to have a separate discussion about that.”
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Two citizens of Guatemala who were arrested Jan. 31 near Forks were among 10 people who were apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol agents operating out of the Blaine Sector office Jan. 31-Feb. 7. One of the 10 â€” a Mexican national â€” asked to be deported, the Border Patrol said. The Blaine sector includes Alaska, Oregon and the western half of Washington, but the Border Patrol report includes only arrests made in the western half of Washington. The Guatemalan nationals arrested near Forks, apprehended during a vehicle stop, were processed for removal from the United States, the Border Patrol said. The weekly report by the Border Patrol does not include arrests that lead to
ongoing investigations. It also includes only incidents of the Border Patrolâ€™s choosing, does not include the gender of those arrested and is always limited to one page, regardless of the number of arrests made. Unless otherwise noted, all of those arrested were processed for removal from the U.S. Hereâ€™s the list, with information given by the Border Patrol: â– Jan. 31 â€” Border Patrol agents who discovered footprints leading away from the U.S. border with Canada apprehended two citizens of Mexico hiding in the woods in an area east of Blaine. One subject had a criminal history that included felony charges in 2006 for trafficking in illegal drugs. The person had an active extraditable Clayton County, Ga., warrant for methamphetamine trafficking, which carries a minimum
five-year sentence. Arrangements were made to extradite the person to Georgia, and an immigration detainer was placed on the person. â– Feb. 2 â€” Operators of a remote-video surveillance system saw a person illegally enter the U.S. from Canada near Blaine. A Mexican national was discovered hiding in the woods just south of the border. â– Feb. 2 â€” A Mexican citizen illegally in the U.S. went to the Border Patrol station in Bellingham and asked to be returned to Mexico. The person was arrested and processed for removal under a prior order of removal. â– Feb. 6 â€” A Border Patrol agent apprehended four citizens of India who were walking southbound from the international border in an area east of Sumas.
PORT ANGELES â€” Every Monday night, 16-year-old Erin Hennessey drives to Tacoma and back. Hennessey spends an hour there with a doctor â€” Maria Sampen, a doctor of music who is one of her biggest fans. Hennessey is the winner of the 2012 Young Artists Competition, a contest sponsored by the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 28. Symphony conductor Adam Stern and other veteran musicians voted her the top player in the field of 11 contestants from across the North Olympic Peninsula and awarded her a $500 cash prize. While Hennessey won the competition for musicians age 22 and younger, pianist Wei-Yan Fu, 13, topped the Junior Young Artists Competition for students in ninth grade or below. As the winner in the field of 12 competitors, he took home $250 in cash.
Passion, gratitude Both teens are striking in two respects: unabashed passion and gratitude. Fu won with his performance of Chopinâ€™s Nocturne in E flat, a melody he said astonished him from the first moment he heard it. â€œI love music, and I always will,â€? said Fu, who has been playing piano since first grade. He started out with teachers Thelma and Richard McCoy and now studies with Kayla Dyment. â€œShe has taught me a lot about shaping my music,â€? he said.
Hennessey Fu Fu, an eighth-grader at Stevens Middle School, also took up the cello four years ago. Hennessey is both a violinist and a fiddler: Sheâ€™s concertmistress of the Port Angeles High School Chamber Orchestra and a member of the Black Diamond Fiddle Club, a Port Angeles band. â€œShe has something really special. And she works hard. Those two things go hand in hand,â€? said Sampen, a professor at Tacomaâ€™s University of Puget Sound and a violinist who performs as a soloist all over the world.
After the competition, she expressed her gratitude to Ahmann, Sampen and Port Angeles High orchestra director Ron Jones â€œfor their expertise and wisdom.â€? Teaching Hennessey â€” who started lessons at age 4 â€” â€œwas my delight,â€? said Ahmann, adding that Hennessey is a natural â€” yet humble about it. For the competition, Hennessey chose Ravelâ€™s â€œTzigane,â€? a showpiece for violinists. â€œItâ€™s flashy and full of technical tricks,â€? she said. â€œI heard it performed when I was younger, and I was thrilled to get the opportunity to play it myself.â€? After graduation next year, Hennessey hopes to go either to a music conservatory or a college with an affiliated school of music â€” to pursue degrees in both music and biology. As for that $500 in cash, sheâ€™s saving it for after high school. â€œI hope to spend it, after I graduate, on a trip to Ireland to study Irish traditional music,â€? Hennessey said. Other standouts in the Young Artists Competitions include pianists Jeremy Choe, 14; Curry Winborn, 18; Tarah Erickson, 17, and Cole Urnes, 15; and double bassist Michael Helwick, 14, who received honorable mentions. For more information about the contests and other Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra activities, phone the symphony office at 360457-5579 or visit www. PortAngelesSymphony.org.
Hennesseyâ€™s musical future is wide open, Sampen added. â€œWhen Erin performs, she just lights up. Thereâ€™s a new element that comes into her playing . . . she is very passionate, very sincere.â€? Another thing that stands out about this teenager: Sheâ€™s grateful to be a young musician in Port Angeles. â€œIn such a small area, we are extremely lucky,â€? Hennessey said, â€œto benefit from the Port Angeles Symphony and the expertise of our private teachers.â€? The Port Angeles High ________ School junior studied with Jo Dee Ahmann in Port Features Editor Diane Urbani Angeles for nine years de la Paz can be reached at 360before starting lessons with 417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ peninsuladailynews.com. Sampen in Tacoma.
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Now is the time to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Clallam County — individuals who have made our communities a better place. Soroptimist International of Port Angeles-Noon Club and the Peninsula Daily News invite nominations for the 2012 Clallam County Community Service Award. The award recognizes the dedication, sacrifice and accomplishments of local people who do extraordinary things for their neighbors, their community or the environment. This is the 33rd year for the award, begun by the PDN and now co-sponsored by the Soroptimist noon club. Past recipients of the Community Service Award have organized community efforts to clean up waterways, served as literacy tutors, raised money for the disabled, protected animals, organized food programs for the hungry, aided crime victims and their families, founded a cancer survivor support group, built a playground for special-needs children and were instrumental in the creation of teen activity centers. The award recipients merit both honor and imitation, said John Brewer, PDN publisher and editor. “They are role models for all of us, not only because they’ve aspired and dreamed, but because our local heroes’ achievements are within our own reach,” Brewer said. “They show us that all of us can be part of something greater than ourselves.”
■ Nominations should be made using the accompanying coupon and must be returned to the PDN by 5 p.m. Monday, March 5. ■ A letter describing the merits and accomplishments of the person being nominated should be submitted with the coupon. ■ If possible, the nomination should include supporting documents, such as copies (not originals) of other awards, newspaper articles or letters of support. ■ Anyone who lives in Clallam County can be nominated. Recipients of the Community Service Award in the past are not eligible for a 2012 award. But those previously nominated, but not selected, for a Community Service Award are eligible for renomination. A panel of judges will review the nominations and select one to seven people to receive a Community Service Award at an evening reception in Port Angeles in late April. Questions? Please phone Brewer at 360-417-3500. Or email him at john.brewer@peninsula dailynews.com.
2011 honorees Last year, judges selected seven recipients from nominations made by individuals, clubs, churches, businesses and other organizations. Receiving the 2011 award were: ■ Ron Allen, tribal chairman (1977-present) and CEO (1982-present) of the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe — an impressive community and business visionary with
a national reputation. ■ Jaye Moore, selfless director of the Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center, a nonprofit, state and federally licensed facility in Sequim that rescues and rehabilitates injured wildlife and releases the animals back into the wild. ■ Dewey Ehling, Clallam County’s “music man,” whose efforts stretch from the Port Angeles Symphony to the Peninsula Singers to Sequim Community Aid. ■ Colleen and Ray Divacky, longtime community activists who have contributed energy, hard work and leadership in Joyce and for the Crescent School District. ■ Alan Barnard, whose volunteer activities stretch from chairing public safety advisory committees and spearheading 9/11 memorials to coordinating anti-litter campaigns and promoting local aviation. ■ Stephen Rosales, tireless volunteer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula (Sequim and Port Angeles), Sequim Food Bank, Sequim schools and Little League. Other past Community Service Award honorees: ■ 2010 — Sue Nattinger and Coleman Byrnes (joint recipients), Dan Wilder Sr., Roger Wheeler, Susan Hillgren, Don Stoneman and Joe Borden. ■ 2009 — Mikki Saunders, Kathryn Schreiner, Jim Lunt, Chuck Hatten and Tom Schaafsma. ■ 2008 — Harold Baar, Jacqueline Russell, Colleen Robinson, Virginia and Welden Clark of Sequim, Doc Reiss and Barbara Ann Townsend. ■ 2007 — Jim Pickett, Lambert “Bal” Balducci and Kathleen Balducci, Dick and Marie Goin, and Orville Campbell.
Briefly . . . Beekeepers meet Monday at PA Library PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers Association will meet at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., on Monday. Mark Urnes will begin a 10-part “Beginning Beekeeping” class at 6 p.m., followed by a general meeting at 7 p.m. Walter Weilbicki will discuss natural beekeeping with Warre hives. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, phone Cindy Ericksen at 360-457-9478 or visit www. NOPBA.org.
Duo’s book-signing ■ 2006 — Steve Zenovic, Eleanor Tschimperle, Bryce Fish, John and Sue Miles, and Steve Methner. ■ 2005 — Rose Crumb; the Rev. Charles “Charlie” Mays; Liz Zenonian-Waud; the Rev. Mel Wilson and his wife, Kathy; and Gary Colley. ■ 2004 — John and Lelah Singhose, June Robinson, Roger Oakes and Cheryl Bauman. ■ 2003 — Cody Sandell, John and Anne-Marie Summers, Edward Hopfner and Patty Hannah. ■ 2002 — Denise Brennan, John Pope, John Reed and Cynthia Martin. ■ 2001-2000 — Phil and Deborah Morgan-Ellis, Sharon Fox, Kristin Prater Glenn, Cal Mogck and Manuela Velasquez. ■ 1999 — Bill Fatherson, Dorothy Skerbeck and S. Brooke Taylor. ■ 1998 — George Woodriff, Earl Gilson, Stuart Smith and Tom McCabe. ■ 1997-96 — Dave Robinson, Dennis Duncan, Jo
Davies, Art Judd and Alberta Thompson. ■ 1995 — Mac Ruddell, Bonnie and Larry Hurd, Joyce McDaniel, Pat Soderlind and Harry Jackson. ■ 1994 — Steve Tharinger, Cindy Souders, Ray Gruver and Betty and Frank Wilkerson. ■ 1993 — Jessica Schreiber, Jim Jones, Betty Soderlind and Al Charles Jr. ■ 1992 — Helen Dawley, Lew Bartholmew, Chuck Maiden and Arlene Engel. ■ 1991 — Ginger Haberman, Tom Santos, Adabelle Square, Bob and Lois Blake, and Lucile Levien. From 1980 to 1990, one Clallam County Citizen of the Year was named. Recipients were Gay Knutson, 1990; Joe Hawe, 1989; Sue Shane, 1988; Eloise Kailin, 1987; Maureen Williams, 1986; Leonard Beil, 1985; Barbara Kelso, 1984; Dorothy Hegg, 1983; Phyllis Hopfner, 1982; John Brady, 1981; and Art Feiro, 1980.
SEQUIM — Local children’s book author Gene Bradbury and illustrator Victoria Wickell-Stewart will hold a book-signing and illustration display Saturday. The event will be held at Pacific Mist Books, 121 W. Washington St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The duo will sign copies of The Mouse Who Wanted to Fly. In the book, Fergus the Mouse has plans to become the first mouse to fly an airplane and pursues them with the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk. Fergus’ adventures are recommended for children ages 4 to 8 years old. Copies of The Mouse Who Wanted to Fly as well as The Mouse with Wheels in His Head will be available for purchase and signing. Face painting also will be available. Peninsula Daily News
TAX TIME CASH COMES FROM UNEXPECTED SOURCE:
TRADING IN YOUR OLD CAR
ax time can mean a much-needed cash “bonus” for many people. But for some people, like business owners, it can mean the opposite. Many business owners feel the pinch around tax time because in good times or bad Uncle Sam always gets his piece of the pie. Some local business owners look for creative, ethical ways to deal with tax time trauma. Local Car Dealer Mark Ostroot, from Price SuperStore is one of the most innovative when it comes to finding solutions that benefit his customers at the same time. Tax time is no different. “It’s tax time and my accountant said I need to reduce my tax burden. So I’m going to OVER PAY for your old car so I can stock my lot with traded in vehicles,” said Mark Ostroot, General Manager of Price SuperStore.
“Here’s my thought: I’d rather give money to my customers than give it to the government,” exclaimed Ostroot. “So, if I over pay for trades now, I may lower my tax burden in the future.” Ostroot continues, “Here’s the deal, I’m willing to pay you up to $4,297.00 more for your old car than it’s actually worth, no matter where you bought the car, just to satisfy my accountant.” “I’m calling this my EZ Trade Tax Time Rewards Program. You’ve probably filed an EZ form in the past to get your cash back faster. Well, I’m using my EZ Trade Program to make it simple for you to trade in the old car you hate driving and get a tax time reward of up to $4,297.00 more than it’s actually worth.”
THE EZ WAY TO GET A FATTER RETURN
TAX TIME MAKES CREDIT APPROVAL EZ (ER)
“If you don’t have a trade-in, to help you minimize the tax season, I’ll double your tax refund up to $2,500.00, so you can own the nicer, newer car you’ve always wanted today,” explained Ostroot.
“For The People® Credit Approval Process is perfect if you have had credit problems in the past,” said Ostroot. “Using my program and your refund together could actually make it easier for you to get approved this month!”
Ostroot told us that he doesn’t care where or when you bought the car you trade in. He also doesn’t care whether it’s a lease or a loan or how many payments you have left. He wants to buy as many vehicles as he can from local residents and he is willing to pay more than the vehicle is actually worth because of the effect it could have on his tax liability down the road.
Price SuperStore has a special process to work with customers who have credit challenges They work with many lenders who specialize in approving customers with below average credit scores and have specially trained staff members who know how to put the best deal together in these more challenging financial situations. This means that Price SuperStore is able to help some people who have been turned down at other dealerships actually drive the nicer, newer car they need and want.
Customers will get up to $4,297.00 more for any car they bring in, which can make your tax time returns much greater than they would be otherwise. Ostroot asks, “What will you buy with all the extra money?”
THERE IS A TAX TIME REWARD DEADLINE
and we plan on coming as close to that goal as we possibly can.” “We help a lot of people with tough credit situations every single month. If there’s a way to get you approved, we’re going to go to the ends of the earth to find it. We don’t give up here. It’s our mission to help people drive a nicer, newer car. I don’t believe anyone should drive a car they hate,” Ostroot boasted.
DON’T BE DEPENDENT ON DEDUCTIONS Ostroot revealed to us that his customers don’t have to be dependent on deductions. Customers who take advantage of his EZ Trade Tax Time Rewards Program will get their tax time reward directly from the dealership even before most people see a dollar from the government. Price SuperStore will pay $4,297.00 more for your old car than it’s actually worth: t/PNBUUFSXIFSFZPVCPVHIUUIFDBS t/PNBUUFSIPXNBOZNJMFTJUIBTPOJU t/PNBUUFSJGJUTBMFBTFPSBMPBO t/PNBUUFSXIBUDPOEJUJPOJUTJO Overpaying for trade-ins will create additional expense for the dealership thereby reducing their future tax liability, while at the same time helping buyers get a great deal on a nicer, newer car today. Plus, Price SuperStore will be doubling tax refunds up to $2,500.00 if you don’t have a trade, which can be applied as a down payment on a nicer, newer car. This is perfect for anyone who wants to lower their monthly payments and can also help credit challenged customers get approved when they previously could not get they financing they need to drive a nicer, newer car.
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The deadline for taking advantage of Ostroot’s EZ Trade Tax Time Rewards Program and getting more for your trade and the expanded refund is February 29th or when his accountant decides enough is enough, whichever comes first. To reserve a VIP appointment with a Price SuperStore financing and transportation expert please call (360) 457-3333 right now or visit the dealership in person today across from Frugal’s in Port Angeles!
“I’ve been refining my For The People® Credit Approval Process for quite some time now,” revealed Ostroot. “I can’t say it’s perfect yet, but it’s very strong. Our goal this month is
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Will the meeting come to order? THESE ARE THE official meeting minutes of the Neighborhood Committee, transcribed by me because I arrived five minutes late and found I had been elected recording secretary by unanimous proclamation plus derisive laughter and insults. 1. The newly elected record- W. Bruce ing secretary (me) submitted Cameron his resignation. The chair ruled that resignations could be submitted only at the end of the meeting; also, several people threw pretzels. 2. Mrs. Kilgore declared for the record that people should not throw food, not even at the recording secretary, who she stated deserved it because his St. Bernard was always running loose and terrorizing the little dogs of the neighborhood, like the tiny one she owns, which is of the breed “quishy-poo” (spelling approximate and phonetic). The recording secretary
denied that the St. Bernard runs loose and denied that it terrorizes quishy-poos, and anyway, he doesn’t even own a St. Bernard. 3. Mr. Clark said these pretzels are stale, who brought them anyway? When Mrs. Clark said that she did, Mr. Clark withdrew his objection. 4. A speech was delivered by Mr. Nedermeyer complaining about children, cars, cats, trash and basically everything else in the neighborhood. The chair ruled that since there was no motion, Mr. Nedermeyer’s comments would be stricken from the record, which was good because the recording secretary didn’t bother to write them down anyway. Mr. Nedermeyer objected to having his rant cut off, so he was pelted with stale pretzels. 5. Motion from Mrs. Ladner that we change the name of the Neighborhood Committee to one that more accurately reflected what the committee did. Seconded by acclamation. Discussion: This motion would be difficult to implement since no one was aware of the committee
having actually done anything. Names were discussed: ■ “Neighborhood Watch Committee”: Pro — lots of neighborhoods have these committees, and we could possibly get a cool sign from some government agency or maybe just go to one of those neighborhoods and steal one. Con — nobody in the neighborhood watches much of anything but television. ■ “Neighborhood Action Committee”: Pro — it sounds like we’re accomplishing a lot and maybe people would pay their dues. Con — nobody can think of any action to take. ■ “Neighborhood Peace and Freedom Committee”: Pro — Miss Newman likes this idea, and the men all seem to like Miss Newman. Con — Mrs. Clark will resign from the committee if we pick this, and she’s the only one willing to bring beverages and snacks (i.e., stale projectile pretzels). The chair announced that in the interest of adjourning in time to catch the basketball game, he was appointing Mrs. Ladner to form a subcommittee
Laborer Port Angeles
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“Abe Lincoln. He did a lot for bringing people of both races together. He was about unity. Slavery wasn’t fair. Honest Abe is one president who stands out for me.”
“Bill Clinton. First, he was from Arkansas. I came from there just a few years ago. He did a lot with the economy. It was not as bad as it is now. He’s still working, even today.”
“Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He lived in tough times and made hard decisions. He didn’t let his handicap get in the way of getting the job done.”
“Lincoln. He helped slavery end and brought our country back together again. He got us back on track. He was a good man who was eloquent with his words.”
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Health care worker Port Angeles
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“Bill Clinton. I feel he was one “I want to go “[John F.] president who with [Thomas] Kennedy. An icon kept people Jefferson, even of his times, and though he had he helped change talking, like in the slaves. He was a lot of things. I’ve Middle East. And not so quick to idealistic and seen him on TV take up a gun. A wrote many and in documents we use documentaries as good negotiator. He looked for today. But it was a young and solutions.” very different charismatic. A nation back then. great president A dreamer.” before my time.”
IT USED TO be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: More than half of births to U.S. women younger than 30 occur outside marriage. Once largely limited to poor women and minorities, motherhood without marriage has settled deeply into middle America. The fastest growth in the past two decades has occurred among white women in their 20s who have some college education but no four-year degree, according to Child Trends, a Washington research group that analyzed government data.
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said ONP spent money ($45,000) only on the main event at the Elwha Dam. The article infers that not enough “marketing funds” were spent to promote the events. Yet Maynes is quoted as
W. Bruce Cameron (8 Simple Rules for Marrying My Daughter; A Dog’s Life) can be reached at www.tinyurl.com/ pdnbcameron. His humor column appears Sundays.
I realize that political correctness is the order of the day, truth is outdated, and the Elwha River project will be touted as marvelous no matter what. The PDN article “Dam Party Brought Only Trickle of Funds” [Jan. 30] compels response, regardless. The “trickle of funds” was outlay, not income, as the article clearly states. The projected boon to our area went unrealized. No hordes of visitors materialized, as expected. Port Angeles City Manager Kent Myers acknowledged that the city’s motel/ hotel revenue for September 2011 was $27,000 less than September of 2010. And the city of Port Angeles spent $14,500 “sprucing up downtown” for the anticipated 5,000 to 10,000 people who failed to show. Olympic National Park spokeswoman Barb Maynes
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glance at her husband, who looked like he was being horsewhipped) apparently some people felt they were stale. The chairman said that was OK, it wasn’t going to be a good game anyway. 8. Motion to adjourn the Neighborhood Committee. Passed by acclamation and pretzelthrowing. Recording secretary shouted his resignation. Chairman stated resignations should be brought up at the start of the meeting. Recording secretary stated fine, he wouldn’t come to any more meetings. Chairman replied that’s how he got elected chairman. Recording secretary said he’d put the resignation in the minutes anyway. 9. Recording secretary resigned. Period.
to look into the matter. 6. Motion from Mrs. Dutton that everyone should take down their holiday decorations by the end of the month or face a fine. Discussion ensued about the fact that we probably didn’t have the authority to levy fines and that, if we did, we would levy a fine against Mr. Nedermeyer just for existing. Mrs. Dutton amended her motion to make the payment of the fine voluntary. Discussion of Mr. Nedermeyer’s question: Is “voluntary fine” an oxymoron, or is Mrs. Dutton a moron? Discussion: Will Mr. Dutton punch Mr. Nedermeyer in the nose? Discussion: Next time, would Mrs. Clark bring tomatoes or something more fun to throw than pretzels? Motion failed due to the Duttons leaving the meeting before the vote. 7. The chairman asked that if there were any unthrown pretzels at the end of the meeting he could have some to eat while he watched the game. Mrs. Clark responded that would be fine, but (significant
Among mothers of all ages, a majority — 59 percent in 2009 — are married when they have children. But the surge of births outside marriage among younger women — nearly two-thirds of U.S. children are born to mothers younger than 30 — is both a symbol of the transforming family and a hint of coming generational change. One group still largely resists the trend: College graduates overwhelmingly marry before having children. That is turning family structure into a new class divide, with the economic and social rewards of marriage increasingly reserved for people with the most education. The New York Times
has been. By the way, has the PDN inquired into how many dam destruction jobs (of the total) have been filled by local residents? We were told this dam boondoggle was going to provide local jobs, remember? Bill Henry, Port Angeles
EDITOR’S NOTE: We have inquired into the number of local jobs. As the PDN reported last August, about 45 local jobs through a local subcontractor hired to remove and haul away debris over the 2½-year project would be created. Our coverage of the dam removals — 676 articles as of Friday — can be accessed via The psychobabble goes saying, “We were pleased www.peninsuladailynews. with the amount of media on and on, aided and abetcom, by typing “dam” in the coverage from all over the ted by the PDN, which search window on the home country and abroad.” should have titled the article page. In other words, free “mar- “Dam Party Failed to Meet Math exercise keting” information, probaExpectations” and placed it bly better than money could on the front page, where I simmered as I read the buy. most of the positive hype opening paragraphs of the
Feb. 8 PDN article “Property Values Fall — Will Taxes?” However, as the PDN’s informative but extensive explanation of Clallam County’s property tax calculation process continued on and on and on, I began to believe the PDN was simply offering an extreme example of what previously was referred to as a (math) “story” problem. The article reminds me of the following exercise that appears in the fourth-grade arithmetic textbook I stole from Jefferson School sometime during the late 1950s: “John purchased seven apples for Jeri. “While carrying the apples to Jeri’s house, John encountered two erstwhile bank robbers who were down on their luck after being forced into early retirement due to enhanced bank security measures. “The outlaws stole three apples from John. TURN
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Government asked to bring back paper bonds
“Then, as John approached Jeri’s house, the number of his remaining apples mysteriously triProsser is unhappy with the change. MARC PROSSER IS using online tactics pled. (John later sought He noted — and the Treasury Departto wage a pro-paper battle. answers from a mystic who ment confirms — that 87 percent of savings Prosser, founder of a bond education webpractices without a busibonds sold last year were in paper form. site called learnbonds.com, has started an Paper bonds, he said, provide a tangible online petition to ask the U.S. Treasury ness license. Not surprisway for children, in particular, to learn about Department to bring back paper savings ingly, John remains . . . saving and investing. bonds. mystified.) “I loved savings bonds when I was a kid,” The department’s Bureau of the Public “When Jeri opened her he said. Debt largely eliminated paper savings bonds door for John, her normally And by design, he said, they are meant for by January as part of broader cost-cutting affable retriever snatched measures. less affluent Americans, since the maximum one-half of the apples. The change means you can no longer walk amount you can buy each year is $10,000. “John gave the remaininto a bank and buy a paper bond to tuck Not everyone of modest means has easy ing apples to Jeri. inside, say, a birthday card for your grandaccess to a computer, he argued, so the “How many blackberry the amount of the bond you have purchased, child. change may discourage ordinary Americans pies will Jeri make in four and for what occasion, for gift-giving purInstead, you must buy the bonds in an from using bonds as a savings vehicle. hours? poses.) electronic version, via Treasury Direct, the The result is that about 1½ months ago, “Show your work.” For this year, at least, you can ask to department’s Web-based purchasing system Prosser created a petition on Change.org, Yes, I’m certain I accureceive your federal income tax refund in [www.treasurydirect.gov]. the site that played a role, for instance, in rately copied that problem. paper savings bonds. But it is uncertain if (You can still redeem paper bonds that changing practices at big banks that had Clearly, the PDN doesn’t that option will continue after this year, Mck- been planning to charge fees for debit-card you already have at a bank, however. And appreciate the appeal of ayla Braden, a spokeswoman for the bureau, use. you can also download a “gift certificate” brevity. As a result, the from the Treasury Direct website, indicating said in an email. The New York Times inflated article emits a tongue-in-cheek aroma. So, I’m responding in kind. Again, 56,574,976 in Every presidential elec- average, 45 percent of all included in the assigned ute video can be seen at Add a wink. http://tinyurl.com/ votes are lost due to this tion has a gerrymander in electoral votes. total were never counted. Susan P. Blevins, neahcontest. phenomenon. every state, except for The Electoral College The only answer is for a Port Angeles They are competing for In 2008, there were Nebraska in 2008. That only counts electoral votes, direct vote, which is where yet another prize that the Electoral College actu56,574,976 votes that never regardless of how many means 50 gerrymanders, Gerrymanders could net them even more ally gets its votes anyway. got to the Electoral College votes there are in each and each has a different A gerrymander is a vot- distribution of electoral Clint Jones, money, but they could use to be counted because they state. ing district designed to disSequim our help. were less than 50 percent votes. The most votes allowed enfranchise voters of a Public vote is necessary. In the past six elections, in each state. are one-538th of the total political party to the Supporters can vote for Online voting This is why voters do both Washington and Oreelectorate, which in 2008 advantage of another. their documentary once per not trust the Electoral Col- was 244,011.3513 votes. Way to go, Neah Bay Elbridge Gerry was gov- gon have been gerrymanday per computer until lege as more than 70 perdered in favor of the DemoThus Washington lost students! ernor of Massachusetts in midnight March 12. cent consistently lose their 1,229,216 votes, Idaho cratic Party. What an honor to 1812 when he designed a What say we get behind value in every election, and 236,440 and Oregon Idaho has consistently receive $70,000 in Samvoting district in Boston them and vote once per most do not realize it. 738,475, while California sung’s Solve for Tomorrow that resembled a salaman- been Republican since day? “Winner-take-all” does 1952. lost 5,011,781 uncounted contest [PDN, Feb. 8]. der — hence the name, Nancy Prince-Fox, In every election on votes in 2008. Port Angeles “gerrymander.” not mean loser votes are The students’ two-min-
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Church: For the time you spend at nursing and rehab homes in Sequim. You’re awesome, taking the time to give to patients that wouldn’t have a chance to go to church and learn about Jesus. For the love you pour out to our loved ones, thank you and God bless.
A HEARTY THANKS to the lady who picks up others’ trash along Oak Bay Road in Jefferson County. THANK YOU TO the 8-yearIt’s disgusting how much trash old boy who comes to Dungeness people in cars throw out (and Courte [Sequim] to share his obviously lighted cigarettes, too). piano music, then stays to hand out snacks and plays dominoes with some of the residents. What . . . and other Raves a wonderful young man. MANY THANKS AND appreciation to the couple seen picking up trash along Gasman Road [Port Angeles] a couple of weeks ago. A THANKFUL RAVE for the proprietor and staff at The Ragged Edge. Finally we have a local antique/gift shop that has appealing displays, fair prices and friendly clerks. All the choices are not downtown Port Angeles. Check out what East Eighth Street now has to offer.
MANY THANKS TO Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County and the Crossing Church Community Support Program. We needed a wheelchair ramp. Volunteers Dennis Beguelin, Frank Tyler and Matt Smith came to our home, assessed our needs and constructed a sturdy ramp for us. God bless them; they truly do good work.
Our cat almost used one of his nine lives last week, but Gordon and staff brought him back from the brink. We can’t thank them enough for their extraordinary kindness, love and care. THE FLORAL DEPARTMENT at Albertsons [Port Angeles] was extremely nice this Valentine’s Day, as you walked right into a huge display of fresh flowers upon entering the store. Thank you, Tori, for your beautiful floral creations. They always make my day brighter. THANKS TO THE Lincoln Street Safeway pharmacy [Port Angeles]. They have taken good care of me for many years, catching my mistakes and cheerfully looking things up and being a great staff.
EXTREME RAVES TO a young man and young couple with a baby who helped me push my pickup truck out of the way of The Gateway transit center parking lot downtown [Port A GRATEFUL RAVE for Angeles] when my drive shaft everyone who helped me when I experienced a medical emergency broke. I was able to fix it and get on the Clallam Transit commuter back under way. I am a disabled elder and A GRATEFUL RAVE from bus on Tuesday around 5 p.m. would have probably lost my those of us on Griffith Farm A special thank-you to Lisa truck to the tow service. Bless [Sequim] thanking Else Newman and Jason, the bus driver and you all. for putting down fresh gravel on anyone who may have been sayour dirt road and Paul Shager for ing prayers. I feel much better TO THE TELLER at First filling in all the potholes. now. Federal who gave me a chocolate You both have made our daily heart on Valentine’s Day. Thank commute so much smoother. KUDOS TO VETERINARyou. You made my day special. IAN Meg Gordon and the wonFOR THE PASTORS, deaderful staff at Blue Mountain THIS IS A rave to Harold Animal Clinic. cons, ladies of Faith Lutheran
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Rant of the Week TO THE LAZY, rude man outside the Sequim Post Office who walked directly behind a car that was trying to back out. After nearly being hit, he then proceeded to go to the elderly gentleman’s car window and rudely confronted him with slanderous language. Use the sidewalks; that’s what they are for. You were totally in the wrong, and shame on you. Just remember: Some day you are going to be old, and “what goes around comes around.”
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B B Tri-District
Devils in title games
Dawgs turn back ’Cats Ross sparks UW in final home tilt BY TIM BOOTH
Crescent boys and girls bumped from tournament PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
The Neah Bay boys and girls basketball teams keep rolling toward the Tri-District championship while the Crescent boys and girls squads in Class 1B competition this weekend. Both the Red Devils boys and girls qualified for Tri-District title games and for berths in the regional tournament with semifinal wins Friday night while the Logger teams lost close loser-out contests Thursday night. The Crescent boys went out with two heartbreaking losses. The Loggers fell 34-32 to Mount Rainier Lutheran in the first round Tuesday and then lost 56-55 in overtime to Tulalip Heritage in the consolation semifinals Thursday night.
Neah Bay on roll Both the Red Devil boys and girls were a win away from the Tri-District titles Saturday after winning championship semifinal games Friday. The Neah Bay girls continue their amazing season, now a perfect 18-0 overall, 2-0 in Tri-District action. On Friday night, the Red Devils ripped Northwest Yeshiva 68-47 in the semifinals after building up a 39-15 halftime lead at Lynnwood High School. The Red Devils played for the championship against Lummi on Saturday at Lynnwood, results unavailable at press time. Cierra Moss and Faye Chartraw combined for 33 points in the semifinals with Chartraw also bringing down a game-high 10 rebounds. Teammate Courtney Winck also had 10 boards. Cierra Moss netted 17 points while Chartraw had 16. Cherish Moss led the team with eight assists while Rebecca Thompson earned six steals against Northwest Yeshiva. Yeshiva’s Julia Owen had a game-high 26 points while teammate Milana Davydon added 12. Owen scored all 18 points for Yeshiva in the fourth quarter. Neah Bay 68, NW Yeshiva 47 Neah Bay 20 19 15 14— 68 NW Yeshiva 7 8 14 18— 47 Individual scoring Neah Bay (68) Greene 2, Thompson 6, Tyler 6, Murner 4, Winck 9, Ch. Moss 8. Ci. Moss 17, Chartraw 16. NW Yeshiva (47) Greenberg 6, Davydon 12, Almo 3, Owen 26.
Neah Bay boys 55, Mt. Rainier Lutheran 53 MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The Red Devils held off a late rally by Mount Rainier Lutheran at Mountlake Terrace High School in the semifinals to advance to the Tri-District title game Saturday. Neah Bay (17-3 overall, 2-0 in Tri-District) led 40-22 at the break but had to hold off a furious secondhalf rally to advance. Mount Rainier outscored the Red Devils 20-8 in the third quarter to trail just 48-42 going into the final period. Neah Bay played Lummi in the Tri-District championship game Saturday evening, results not available by press time. Against Mount Rainier, the Red Devils made 14 of 22 field goals, were 3 of 6 for 3-pointers and made 3 of 4 free throws in the first half. But they were 7 of 19 from the field, 0 for 2 long range and 1 of 3 free throws in the second half. Neah Bay was scoreless in the fourth until the 2:12 mark and had to retake the lead twice. Titus Pascua, who led the Red Devils with 17 points, scored all of them in the first half. Michael Dulik added 12 points while Leyton Doherty and Josiah Greene led on the boards with seven rebounds each. TURN
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SEATTLE — Terrence Ross made sure on a day to honor Washington’s seniors that his sophomore season at home finished with an exclamation. Ross scored 15 of his 25 points in the first half, Tony Wroten added 22 and Washington pulled away in the final five minutes for a 79-70 win over Arizona on Saturday to cling to a share of first place in the Pac12. For the first time in their last four meetings, the Wildcats and Huskies didn’t decide the outcome on the final possession. That was just fine by the Huskies (19-8, 12-3 Pac-12), who close the regular season with three straight road games. Ross was nearly perfect inside the 3-point line, hitting 10 of the 11 shots he took inside the arc. He was 11 of 19 shooting
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Arizona’s Jesse Perry, top, defends as Washington’s Tony Wroten shoots in the first half of their Pac-12 game Saturday in Seattle. overall, shaking off a sore shoulder and sore ankle. Nick Johnson led Arizona (19-9, 10-5) with 20 points, but the Wildcats saw their fivegame win streak snapped. Ross left the game with 11 seconds remaining to chants of “One More Year!” from the home crowd.
Ross is desired by NBA scouts who believe his 6-foot-6 frame and outside shooting ability translates well to the next level. Ross wasn’t very good on 3-pointers, but he was great within 20 feet. Ross scored on pull-ups, lobs and even a rebound-follow bas-
ket as he was awkwardly falling out of bounds. Meanwhile, Wroten was a bull as Arizona could not keep the freshman out of the lane. He made just 8 of 22 shots, but grabbed nine rebounds, many of those his own misses. TURN
Enough snow for Poma ski lift BY LEAH LEACH PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — The Poma ski lift at Hurricane Ridge will be open for the first time this season today if the road to the ridge is open. Craig Hofer, Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club mountain manager, said at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday that snow was coming down hard at the ridge. He estimated that snow was falling at a rate of about 1½ inches per hour, with some 27
Hurricane Ridge inches dropped on the popular snowplay area south of Port Angeles in the prior 24 hours. ““We’re buried to the max,” he said. “We have a lot of work to do.” Although the rope tows have been operating, the Poma lift has been closed because of a lack of snow. The Hurricane Ridge Road was closed Saturday because of heavy overnight snow, drifts in the parking lot and blizzard con-
ditions, according to the Olympic National Parks’ hotline at 360-565-3131. Call the hotline, or check www.nps.gov/olym to see if the road is open today. Weather permitting, Hurricane Ridge will be open both today and on the Presidents Day holiday Monday. If the road is open, the ski tows and lift will be operating and rangers will lead snowshoe walks. Hours for ski tows are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The bunny lift rope tow costs
$12 for both all day and half day. Intermediate and bunny lifts are $24 for all day and $22 for half day. The Poma lift is $32 for all day and $30 for half day. Ranger-led, 90-minute snowshoe walks for individuals and families are offered at 2 p.m. daily. Space on the walks is limited, so people should sign up at the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center information desk beginning 30 minutes before the scheduled walk. TURN
Rider girls advance at districts PA one victory from title game PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
TACOMA — Kiah Jones and Mariah Frazier combined for 26 points to spark the Port Angeles girls basketball team to the Class 2A West Central District semifinals and an automatic regional berth at Foss High School on Friday night. T h e ALSO . . . Roughriders ■ Sequim held off Olymboys stay pic League alive in rival North district Kitsap 54-38 tourney/B3 to advance to the semifinal game against Renton on Saturday night. Results weren’t available by press time. Frazier, who scored 12 points against the Vikings in the quarterfinals, was lights-out in the fourth quarter to help hold back a North Kitsap rally. “North Kitsap was very competitive,” Port Angeles coach Michael Poindexter said. That was saying something since the Vikings went 0-3 against the Riders this year, including losing by 29 and 25 points in the regular season. “They handled our press well this time,” Poindexter said. Frazier took over in the fourth quarter, scoring most of her 12 points and grabbing seven rebounds in that period. “She really dominated,” Poindexter said about Frazier’s fourth quarter. Kiah Jones, meanwhile, led the Riders with 14 points while Frazier and Maddy Hinrichs had four steals each. “Kiah had a steady overall game for us,” Poindexter said.
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Mariah Frazier of Port Angeles shoots against North Kitsap’s Kristin Brown in the TURN TO GIRLS/B4 West Central District quarterfinals Friday night at Foss High School in Tacoma.
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Monday Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Shoreline, 7:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Shoreline, 5:30 p.m.
Area Sports Bowling LAUREL LANES Longhouse Market Men’s high game: Sean Slowey, 235; men’s high series: Janet Elofson, 212; women’s high series: Janet Elofson, 518. Leading team: Cholena’s Jewels.
Golf PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Winter League Week 21 Friday Team Points 1. Golf Shop Guys 121.5 2. Triggs Dental Lab No. 1 116.5 3. Windermere 98.5 4. Taylor Made Construction 94 5. Glass Services 91.5 6. Green Machine 89 7. The Brew Crew 74.5 8. Triggs Dental Lab No. 2 67.5 9. Team Fireball 43.5 Individual Gross: Mike DuPuis, 31; Rob Botero, 36. Individual Net: Dave Boerigter, 31; Jeff Schuck, 33; Warren Taylor, 33; Tory Clayton, 33; Al Osterberg, 34; Mike Hammel, 34; Mike Tetnowski, 34; Darrel Vincent, 34; Dean Bensen, 34; Greg Shield, 35; Ken Fisher, 35. Men’s Club Competition Throw Out Three Worst Holes Thursday Individual Gross: Gary Thorne, 51; Gerald Petersen, 57. Individual Net: Ray Santiago, 48; Ray Dooley, 4; Dennis Ingram, 48; Darrel Vincent, 49; Larry Aillaud, 51; Joe Tweter, 51; Dave Boerigter, 51; Win Miller, 51. Team Gross: Gary Thorne and Mike DuPuis, 62; Gerald Petersen and Rick Hoover, 71. Team Net: Kit Metcalf and Steve Main, 59; Ray Dooley and Ray Santiago, 60; Al Osterberg and Larry Aillaud, 61; Rick Parkhurst and Larry Aillaud, 62; Brian Duncan and Larry Aillaud, 62; Jim Root and Quint Boe, 62; Win Miller and Eric Kovatch, 62; Win Miller and Curtis Johnson, 62. The Cedars At Dungeness Men’s Club Two Man Best Ball Feb. 8 Flight One Gross: Ken Chace and Rob Wright, 66. Net: Russ Veenema and Kevin McCormack, 57. Flight Two Gross: Jim Chamberlin and Bob Chamberlin, 75. Net: Pat Laureman and Mike Sutton, 58 tied with Ted Johnson and Darrell Waller, 58. Flight Three Gross: Rod Harp and Richard Hansen, 79. First Net: Gary Williams and John Cameron, 57. Second Net: George Switzer and Jim Engel, 58. Closest to pin No. 4 Low Division: John Raske, 4 ft. 1 in. High Division: Bud Bowling, 23 ft. 1 in. No. 11 Low Division: John Raske, 8 ft. 8 in. High Division: Rod Harp, 5 ft. 5 in. No. 17 Open: Allen Balla, 4 ft. 1 in.
Basketball Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Adult Standings through Thursday Team W L 1. Gastropub/Sharks 10 1 2. Langston Services 9 1 3. 7 Cedars Casino 9 2 4. Anytime Fitness PA 7 4 5. Elwha Recreation 7 5 6. PA Swimmin Hole 7 5 7. Cougars 3 9 8. Gray Motors 2 9 9. Northwest Builders 2 10 10. Peninsula College 1 11 Thursday Results Next Door Gastropub/Blue Sharks 92, Cougars 80. High scorers ND: Brent Beavers, 24; Cameron LeDuke, 23. C: Eddie Obutto, 35; Chris Heilman, 20. PA Swimin Hole and Fireplace Shop 49, Anytime Fitness PA 40. High scorers PA: Phillip Jackson, 25; Ben Lierly, 9. AF: Lance Scott, 15; Andrew Hosford, 11.
Volleyball Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Coed Standings through Thursday Team W L 1. Hutchinson 12 2 2. Zbaraschuk Dental 12 2 3. Nuts And Honey 11 3 4. Higher Ground/Dual 10 4 5. High Energy Metals 8 6 6. A Brewed Espresso 7 7 7. Serena’s Spikers 5 9 8. DA Davidson 5 9 9. Zak’s 4 10 10. Fitness West 1 13 11. California Horizon 0 14
Prep Sports Basketball Friday’s Scores BOYS 1A North Central District 6 Semifinal Cashmere 65, Colville 32 Okanogan 59, Freeman 47 1B Southeast District 9 Consolation Rosalia 76, LaCrosse/Washtucna 58 Championship Colton 73, St. John-Endicott 61 1B Tri-District First Round Neah Bay 55, Mt. Rainier Lutheran 53
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San Francisco Giants’ Brandon Crawford takes batting practice as teammates watch during spring training baseball on Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz. The pitchers and catchers first official practice for the Giants is today. The Seattle Mariners started a week earlier than other teams last weekend. 2A Northeast District 7 Championship Pullman 49, West Valley (Spokane) 45 2A Southwest District 4 Championship River Ridge 52, Mark Morris 46 2B North Central District 6 Consolation Riverside Christian 53, Brewster 44 2B Northeast District Semifinal Colfax 58, Northwest Christian (Colbert) 52 Davenport 54, Reardan 47 3A Greater Spokane District 8 Championship Central Valley 64, Gonzaga Prep 44 3A Northwest District 1 Consolation Final Ferndale 61, Shorecrest 57 Championship Mountlake Terrace 53, Glacier Peak 45 3A Sea King District 2 Consolation Semifinal Franklin 57, Nathan Hale 52 Mercer Island 65, Bellevue 50 3A West Central District 3 Decatur 56, Prairie 45 Kennedy 70, Foss 66 Lincoln 54, Columbia River 45 Wilson 55, Mountain View 46 3A Yakima Valley District 5 Kamiakin 59, Kennewick 58 West Valley (Yakima) 72, Southridge 57 4A Greater Spokane District 8 Third Place Ferris 56, Lewis and Clark 53 4A Sea-King District 2 Championship Garfield 62, Issaquah 51 4A West Central District 3 Consolation Round Two Central Kitsap 77, Battle Ground 72 Kent-Meridian 62, Kentlake 51 Rogers (Puyallup) 39, Gig Harbor 34 Todd Beamer 65, Kentridge 55 Quarterfinal Bellarmine Prep 48, Federal Way 45 Curtis 59, Union 51 Mt. Rainier 56, Kentwood 52 Olympia 53, Evergreen (Vancouver) 51 4A Yakima Valley District 5 Consolation Chiawana 52, Walla Walla 41 Championship Davis 65, Richland 47 GIRLS 1A North Central District 6 Semifinal Chelan 54, Okanogan 50 Freeman 47, Colville 24 1A Southwest District 4 Consolation Castle Rock 51, Rainier 40 Championship Onalaska 38, Tenino 31 1B Southeast District 9 Consolation St. John-Endicott 44, Garfield-Palouse 41 Championship Colton 75, Tekoa-Oakesdale 28 1B Tri-District Semifinal Lummi 45, Lopez 41 Neah Bay 68, Northwest Yeshiva 47 2A Northeast District 7 Championship Clarkston 47, Cheney 35 2A Northwest District 1 Third Place Sehome 54, Lynden 36 Championship Burlington-Edison 47, Blaine 38 2A Southwest District 4 Championship Mark Morris 45, W. F. West 42 2A West Central District Quarterfinal Eatonville 54, Kingston 52 Port Angeles 54, North Kitsap 38 Renton 46, Olympic 44 White River 66, Interlake 29
2A Yakima Valley District 5 Semifinal East Valley (Yakima) 50, Prosser 30 Wapato 50, Ephrata 37 2B North Central District 6 Consolation Entiat 73, Pateros 70, 2OT Riverside Christian 65, Lake Roosevelt 58, OT 2B Northeast District 7 Semifinal Reardan 55, Colfax 44 2B Southwest District 4 Consolation Morton/White Pass 60, South Bend 42 Toutle Lake 37, Northwest Christian (Lacey) 30 Semifinal Adna 47, North Beach 36 Pe Ell 34, Napavine 29 2B Western Bi-District Consolation Semifinal Crosspoint Academy 50, Darrington 37 LaConner 42, Concrete 20 3A Sea King District 2 Consolation Semifinal Bellevue 65, Bainbridge 64 Juanita 74, Liberty 48 3A West Central District 3 Quarterfinal Auburn Mountainview 57, Bremerton 42 Prairie 72, Lakes 29 Timberline 59, Kennedy 26 Wilson 43, Camas 40 3A Yakima Valley District 5 Consolation Hanford 52, Sunnyside 38 Championship Kamiakin 68, Eastmont 51 4A Greater Spokane District 8 Consolation Final Mead 59, Lewis and Clark 41 Championship Gonzaga Prep 73, Central Valley 61 4A Northwest District 1 Third Place Stanwood 60, Arlington 54 Championship Lake Stevens 53, Jackson 48 4A Sea-King District 2 Championship Woodinville 54, Eastlake 48 4A West Central District 3 Consolation Auburn Riverside 72, Union 57 Battle Ground 59, Kentridge 57 Emerald Ridge 48, Bellarmine Prep 44 Olympia 59, Spanaway Lake 55 Quarterfinal Federal Way 67, Central Kitsap 54 Kentwood 62, South Kitsap 52 Mt. Rainier 68, Skyview 55 Rogers (Puyallup) 54, Bethel 39 4A Yakima Valley District 5 Consolation Wenatchee 36, Richland 35 Championship Chiawana 45, Walla Walla 36
College Basketball Washington 79, Arizona 70 ARIZONA (19-9) Perry 5-10 3-5 13, Hill 2-7 8-13 13, Turner 1-4 1-2 3, Johnson 6-14 6-7 20, Fogg 4-12 2-2 11, Lavender 2-6 0-0 6, Chol 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 22-56 20-29 70. WASHINGTON (19-8) Sherrer 0-0 0-0 0, Gant 1-5 1-2 3, Gaddy 2-8 5-6 9, Wroten 8-22 6-9 22, Ross 11-19 2-3 25, N’Diaye 3-8 2-4 8, Wilcox 3-5 3-4 11, Simmons 0-0 0-0 0, Seferian-Jenkins 0-0 1-2 1, Kemp Jr. 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-67 20-30 79. Halftime_Washington 39-37. 3-Point Goals_ Arizona 6-21 (Johnson 2-5, Lavender 2-6, Hill 1-4, Fogg 1-5, Turner 0-1), Washington 3-18 (Wilcox 2-3, Ross 1-8, Gaddy 0-2, Wroten 0-2, Gant 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Arizona 39 (Hill 10), Washington 43 (N’Diaye 12). Assists_Arizona 10 (Johnson 4), Washington 9 (Gaddy 6). Total Fouls_Arizona 19, Washington
21. Technical_Arizona Bench. A_10,000.
Basketball NBA Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 19 9 .679 — L.A. Lakers 18 12 .600 2 Golden State 11 16 .407 7½ Phoenix 12 19 .387 8½ Sacramento 10 20 .333 10 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City23 7 .767 — Denver 17 14 .548 6½ Utah 15 14 .517 7½ Portland 16 15 .516 7½ Minnesota 15 16 .484 8½ Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 21 9 .700 — Dallas 20 11 .645 1½ Houston 17 14 .548 4½ Memphis 17 14 .548 4½ New Orleans 7 23 .233 14 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 20 11 .645 — Boston 15 14 .517 4 New York 15 16 .484 5 Toronto 9 23 .281 11½ New Jersey 8 23 .258 12 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 24 7 .774 — Orlando 20 11 .645 4 Atlanta 19 11 .633 4½ Washington 7 24 .226 17 Charlotte 4 26 .133 19½ Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 25 7 .781 — Indiana 18 12 .600 6 Milwaukee 12 18 .400 12 Cleveland 11 17 .393 12 Detroit 10 22 .313 15 Friday’s Games Charlotte 98, Toronto 91 Orlando 94, Milwaukee 85 Miami 111, Cleveland 87 Detroit 114, Sacramento 108 Minnesota 111, Houston 98 Oklahoma City 110, Golden State 87 Memphis 103, Denver 102 New Orleans 89, New York 85 Dallas 82, Philadelphia 75 Utah 114, Washington 100 L.A. Lakers 111, Phoenix 99 Saturday’s Games San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, late New Jersey at Chicago, late Golden State at Memphis, late Atlanta at Portland, late Today’s Games Dallas at New York, 10 a.m. Orlando at Miami, 12:30 p.m. Sacramento at Cleveland, 3 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 3 p.m. Charlotte at Indiana, 3 p.m. Utah at Houston, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 4 p.m. Milwaukee at New Jersey, 4 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 5 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Monday’s Games Atlanta at Chicago, 1 p.m. New Jersey at New York, 4:30 p.m. Boston at Dallas, 5 p.m. Memphis at Houston, 5 p.m. New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Orlando at Milwaukee, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Denver, 6 p.m. Washington at Phoenix, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Utah, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Portland at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.
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Today 8 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Drag Racing NHRA, Site: Pomona Raceway - Pomona, Calif. (Live) 9 a.m. (5) KING Hockey NHL, San Jose Sharks vs. Detroit Red Wings, Site: Joe Louis Arena - Detroit (Live) 10 a.m. (4) KOMO (6) CHEK Basketball NBA, Dallas Mavericks vs. New York Knicks, Site: Madison Square Garden - New York City (Live) 10 a.m. (7) KIRO Basketball NCAA, Michigan State vs. Purdue, Big-10 Wild Card (Live) 10 a.m. (13) KCPQ Auto Racing NASCAR, Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series, Qualifying, Site: Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Fla. (Live) 10 a.m. (26) ESPN Basketball NCAA, Syracuse vs. Rutgers (Live) 10 a.m. (47) GOLF PGA, Northern Trust Open, Final Round, Site: Riviera Country Club - Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Live) 10 a.m. (25) ROOT Women’s Basketball NCAA, Rice vs. Southern Methodist University (Live) Noon (5) KING Hockey NHL, Boston Bruins vs. Minnesota Wild, Site: Xcel Energy Center - St. Paul, Minn. (Live) Noon (7) KIRO Golf PGA, Northern Trust Open, Final Round (Live) Noon (27) ESPN2 Women’s Basketball NCAA, Duke vs. Maryland (Live) Noon (47) GOLF LPGA, Honda Thailand, Final Round, Site: Siam Country Club - Chonburi, Thailand (Live) Noon (25) ROOT Women’s Basketball NCAA, UCLA vs. USC (Live) 12:30 p.m. (4) KOMO (6) CHEK Basketball NBA, Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat, Site: American Airlines Arena - Miami (Live) 12:30 p.m. (8) GBLBC Golf PGA, Northern Trust Open, Final Round (Live) 2 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Women’s Basketball NCAA, Purdue vs. Michigan State (Live) 2 p.m. (25) ROOT Women’s Basketball NCAA, Washington vs. Arizona (Live) 3 p.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, New Jersey Devils vs. Montréal Canadiens (Live) 4:00 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA South Florida vs. Pittsburgh (Live) 4:30 p.m. (25) ROOT Basketball NCAA, Oregon vs. Stanford (Live) 5 p.m. (26) ESPN Basketball NBA, Denver Nuggets vs. Oklahoma City
Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 56 31 18 7 69 165 139 Phoenix 58 28 21 9 65 150 146 Los Angeles 58 27 20 11 65 124 125 Dallas 57 29 25 3 61 149 162 Anaheim 58 24 24 10 58 150 168 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 57 36 15 6 78 183 140 Calgary 58 27 22 9 63 141 155 Colorado 59 29 26 4 62 150 163 Minnesota 58 25 24 9 59 129 154 Edmonton 57 22 29 6 50 151 172 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 59 40 17 2 82 187 137 St. Louis 58 36 15 7 79 149 114 Nashville 58 33 19 6 72 162 152 Chicago 59 31 21 7 69 186 177 Columbus 58 17 35 6 40 134 192 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 56 37 14 5 79 158 114 Philadelphia 58 32 19 7 71 193 177 Pittsburgh 58 33 20 5 71 182 154 New Jersey 57 33 20 4 70 161 158 N.Y. Islanders 57 24 25 8 56 135 165 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 56 35 19 2 72 190 130 Ottawa 60 30 22 8 68 179 183 Toronto 58 29 23 6 64 176 174 Montreal 59 24 25 10 58 159 161 Buffalo 58 24 27 7 55 142 173 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 57 27 19 11 65 144 160 Washington 57 29 23 5 63 158 161 Winnipeg 60 28 26 6 62 148 169 Tampa Bay 57 25 26 6 56 161 194 Carolina 58 22 25 11 55 150 177 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.
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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2012
Sequim boys stay alive in district play Wolves beat Eatonville in consolation contest PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
TACOMA — The Sequim boys basketball team, with their backs to the wall, stayed alive in the Class 2A West Central District tournament Saturday. The Wolves, the runnersup in the Olympic League, beat Eatonville 62-52 in the loser-out consolation quarterfinals at Foss High School. Sequim advances to the consolation semifinals Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Foss in another loser-out contest. Details of Saturday’s game weren’t available by press time.
District quarterfinals White River 52, Sequim 49 LAKEWOOD — The Wolves came charging back in the second half but couldn’t quite catch the Hornets in the West Central District championship quarterfinals. The Hornets, 19-5 and ranked No. 7 in state, advanced to the semifinals while the Wolves slipped into a loser-out consolation game Saturday. White River qualified for the regional championships with the victory and can finish no worse than fifth place at district. Against White River, the Wolves fell behind 26-14 at the break but rallied back to within a point with 12 seconds to go in the fourth quarter. “We dug a little bit of a hole in the first half,” Sequim coach Greg Glasser said. “We didn’t move so well offensively. We did better in the third quarter and played with them, but we really cut into their lead in the fourth quarter but fell a little bit short. “I’m real proud of the way our guys battled back and never quit.”
Webb on fire
the game and Gabe was huge on the boards,” Glasser said. In addition, Evan Hill did a great defensive job on White River’s Billy Kiel, Glasser said. Kiel, who averages 19 points a game, was held to eight points. Chad Saylor was the top scorer for the Hornets with 15 points while Jason Tyler added 11. The final score is a little garbled. Glasser said that at the end of the game the scores did not balance and officials gave White River an extra point. He said he thought that was a little odd. White River 52, Sequim 49 White River Sequim
13 13 18 8— 52 7 7 17 18— 49 Individual scoring White River (52) Dove 8, Kiel 8, Saylor 15, France 4, Tyler 11, McCarragher 2, Schifte 3. Sequim (49) Pinza 1, Hill 7, Brocklesby 8, Guan 3, Carter 7, Webb 23.
Seattle Acad. 55, Chimacum 50 SEATAC — Seattle Academy ended the Cowboys’ season just a win away from a regional seed Thursday at Seattle Academy. Chimacum (13-10 overall) came back in the second half after being down 25-17 at the break to make it close.
Dukek scores 22 Lucas Dukek led the Cowboys with 22 points. Seattle had three players in double figures, led by Jeremiah Hobbs’ 17 points. Ben Gerke netted 15 and Calin Washington added 11. Seattle Academy 55, Chimacum 50 Chimacum 10 7 13 20— 50 Seattle Acad. 17 8 11 19— 55 Individual scoring Chimacum (50) Eldridge 9, Pagasian 7, Cray 6, Downs 4, Dukek 22, Ajax 2. Seattle Academy (55) Shier 7, Sloan 5, Hobbs 17, Gerke 15, Wahsington 11.
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Sequim senior Corbin Webb drilled in a gamehigh 23 points while Gabe Carter pulled down 10 rebounds. “Corbin kept us right in
TACOMA — The Roughriders had a loser-out game with Evergreen in the West Central District quarterfinals Saturday night. Results were not avail-
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Sequim’s Frank Catelli grabs a rebound against White River’s Billy Kiel, left, in the West Central District championship quarterfinals Thursday night at Lakes High School in Lakewood. able by press time. The Riders fell into the consolation bracket after losing 58-41 to Foster in the first round Tuesday while
Evergreen slipped into consolations after being dumped 54-31 by Lindbergh on Thursday in the championship quarterfi-
nals. School against the RentonIf the Riders win Satur- Kingston winner. day’s game, they next will That game is set to start play in the loser-out semifinals Monday at Foss High at 4:15 p.m.
New-look Cardinals say they are ready THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
JUPITER, Fla. — So long, Albert Pujols. Happy trails, Tony La Russa. Timeout, Dave Duncan. The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals have had plenty of upheaval. Now they enter spring training looking for a new No. 3 hitter and breaking in a rookie manager and pitching coach. Time for the newcomers to step forward. Before meeting with reporters, just steps from the closest of six practice fields at Roger Dean Stadium, Mike Matheny jokingly checked to make sure this was where La Russa usually held court for 16 springs. Armed with a cup of cof-
fee instead of facemask and shin guards, the former four-time Gold Glove catcher confessed to feeling a bit strange. “Is this the spot?” Matheny said. Two equipment bags topped by six boxes of shoes was stacked in front of Matt Holliday’s locker stall, which used to be Pujols’ spot. As for Pujols’ decision in December to take a 10-year, $254 million free-agent deal with the Angels after 11 Hall of Fame trajectory seasons with the team that drafted him? Old news. Pujols’ name never even came up during Matheny’s wide-ranging 18-minute opening media session. “It’s going to be differ-
ent,” pitcher Kyle Lohse said. “But it’s a business and we have 25 other guys who’ll pull together to win as many games as we can. That’s the way it goes. And nobody’s going to feel sorry for us.” The Cardinals anticipate a visit in the next few weeks from La Russa, who will be assisting longtime friend Jim Leyland with the Tigers. La Russa has said he won’t be looking over Matheny’s shoulder. Just like La Russa, Matheny plans on short, activity-filled days before the spring schedule starts March 5. He devoted a lot of Saturday to completing the
routine that likely won’t deviate much from the La Russa days. That’s no surprise considering Matheny played for St. Louis for four seasons and was an instructor in the organization for two more years before getting the job last November. “Guys get in and get their work done, there’s not a lot of standing around,” Matheny said. “Actually, there’s no standing around. We get our job done, we get better and then we get them out of here. That is all going to be very similar to what’s happened in the past.” Derek Lilliquist plans on sticking with Duncan’s tried and true methods in
his first year as pitching coach. He’s already battletested after filling in late last season while Duncan took a leave of absence following his wife’s surgery to remove a brain tumor, and was elevated to the fulltime position when Duncan decided he wouldn’t be back this season. “The recipe for his chocolate cake is pretty good,” Lilliquist said. “Maybe add some sprinkles here and there.” Good news for Lilliquist, who began last season as the bullpen coach, is that the rotation appears to be among the strongest in the National League. Adam Wainwright, a
20-game winner in 2010, is set to return from reconstructive elbow surgery that sidelined him all of 2011 and rejoins fellow ace Chris Carpenter. The 37-year-old Carpenter will probably be eased into things coming off a heavy workload last season, but Lilliquist said Wainwright will be on the same schedule as everybody else. The other major medical issue entering camp is utilityman Allen Craig’s surgically repaired right knee. Craig, one of the team’s surprise postseason heroes, expects to beat the initial timetable for a May return from a torn patellar tendon and is holding out hope of being ready on opening day. “It’s going to be close.”
Playoffs: Crescent boys lose in OT to Tulalip CONTINUED FROM B1 Zeke Greene pulled down six boards. Doherty also led with seven assists while Josiah Greene dished out five. Mount Rainier had three players score in double figures as David Greenwood led the way with 17, Brendan Murphy sank 14 and Carsten Neumiller added 11. Neah Bay 55, Mt. Rainier 53 Neah Bay Mt. Rainier
7— 55 11— 53
Individual scoring Neah Bay (55) Doherty 7, Z. Greene 6, Dulik 12, J. Greene 7, Pascua 17, Smith 4, McCaulley 2. Mt. Rainier Lutheran (53) Greenwood 17, Hallenberg 5, Neumiller 11, Pelissier 6, Murphy 14.
(12-8 overall) lost 34-32 to Mount Rainier Lutheran in the first round. “It’s been a great season for us,” Crescent coach Darren Heaward said. “It was the best season Tulalip boys 56, we have had in years.” Crescent 55, OT Senior Joel Williams PUYALLUP — Tulalip concluded his four-year Heritage gave the Loggers their second heart-stopping varsity career by scoring loss in three days Thursday more than 1,000 points as in the loser-out consolation he scored 21 points in his final game against Tulalip semifinals at Chief Leschi on Thursday. High School. Williams also brought On Tuesday, the Loggers
down a game-high 18 rebounds in his final game. Earlier against Mount Rainier, Williams netted 12 points and grabbed an amazing 21 boards, and dished out three assists. “Scoring the 1,000 points is a pretty huge thing for a kid at this level,” Heaward said. “He has had a great career. “Joel is our only senior, and I hate to lose him.” The Loggers played their hearts out against
Tulalip in the semifinals, Heaward said. “We have nothing to be ashamed of. We played hard and did a really outstanding job.” Kai Story added 10 points and six rebounds in the game while Derrick Findley grabbed eight boards. Tulalip 56, Crescent 55, OT Crescent 21 9 6 12 7— 55 Tulalip 15 6 9 19 8— 56 Individual scoring Crescent (55) Walker 8, Fadness 7, Findley 7, Story 10, Wil-
liams 21, Sowders 2. Tulalip Heritage (56) Not available.
Grace girls 35, Crescent 28 PUYALLUP — Grace Academy ended the Loggers season in a close game at Chief Leschi High School in the Tri-District consolation semifinals Thursday night. Details were not available by press time.
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Huskies: End home season on high note CONTINUED FROM B1 C.J. Wilcox added a key 11 points, nine of those coming in the final 7:10 to help the Huskies pull away. Solomon Hill and Jesse Perry both finished with 13 points for the Wildcats and Kyle Fogg added 11, but the Wildcats suffered their first loss since losing to Washington late last month in Tucson. The previous three matchups between the Wildcats and Huskies all came down to the final possession. Almost a year ago to the day, Derrick Williams blocked Darnell Gant’s potential go-ahead basket in the final seconds of an 87-86 Arizona win in Tucson. Washington got a measure of revenge on Isaiah Thomas’ step-back gamewinning jumper in overtime of the Pac-10 tournament title game that gave the Huskies a second straight conference tournament title.
Double-digit lead Then came their matchup a month ago in Tucson when the Huskies led by double-digits late, only to see Arizona charge back and pull within two. On the final possession, Wroten came from a help position to block Josiah Turner’s potential gametying layup for the 69-67 Washington victory.
This game appeared headed toward a similar conclusion until Wilcox got hot. Washington took an eight-point lead when Wroten windmill-slammed over Angelo Chol with 8:52 left, a dunk likely to get plenty of replays. On the next Arizona possession, Ross picked up his fourth foul and went to the bench.
3-point hoops When Ross came back with 5:39 left, the Huskies lead was up to nine thanks to consecutive 3-pointers from Wilcox, just the second and third made 3-pointers by the Huskies. Washington was 1 of 15 from behind the arc until Wilcox’s back-toback treys and he added a tip-in of Aziz N’Diaye’s miss to put the Huskies up 72-61 with five minutes left, which matched the Huskies largest lead. Arizona went nearly five minutes without a field goal and Wroten’s three-point play pushed the lead to 12, capping the Huskies eighth win in their last nine games. The Wildcats were fortunate to hang around for as long as they did. Arizona coach Sean Miller erupted off the bench and on to the floor when N’Diaye was not called for traveling when he essentially passed to himself on a stunning coast-to-coast
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Players on Washington’s bench cheer after a dunk by teammate Tony Wroten against Arizona in the second half of their Pac-12 game Saturday in Seattle. Washington won 79-70. breakaway dunk with 12:34 lead and the lead eventually left in the first half. widened to 11. The dunk and ensuing Arizona started chipping technical free throws gave away from there. Brendon Lavender hit a Washington an early 21-14
pair of 3s off the bench, Perry added a 3-pointer of his own and Washington scored just one point in the final four minutes of the half as its
lead was trimmed to 39-37 at the break. After the opening seconds of the second half, Arizona got no closer than three.
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High School boys and girls wrestlers, boys swimmers and divers and girls gymnasts all concluded state competition Saturday. Final results weren’t available by press time but Sequim’s Dakota Hinton was the only wrestler from the North Olympic Peninsula who had advanced as far as the semifinals Saturday. Hinton was competing at 170 pounds. Hinton had pinned his first two opponents, including Deer Park’s Jason Jorgensen in the quarterfinals in 1:06, on the way into the semifinals. Four other area wrestlers made it into the quarterfinals before losing their first match. Brady Anderson of Port Angeles lost a 9-0 major decision to Quincy’s Gabe Martinez in the quarterfinals at 106 pounds while teammate Brian Cristion lost an 8-0 major decision to Jeremy Korthus of Lynden in the quarterfinals. Senior Cutter Grahn of Forks, who had lost only one match all season, lost 10-5 in the quarterfinals to nemesis Danny Barajas of
Royal, a defending state champion and three-time placer. Barajas took first in state as a junior, and fifth in both is sophomore and freshman years. Grahn was fifth as a junior and sixth as a sophomore. Joel Ward of Forks also lost in the quarterfinals, getting pinned by Asa Schwartz of Chelan in 3:18 at 195 pounds. Schwartz, a sophomore, is ranked fourth in state. Other results weren’t available by press time.
Boys swimming FEDERAL WAY — Port Angeles senior diver Austin Fahrenholtz was set to repeat as the Class 2A state champion after easily leading the field after Friday’s preliminaries. Fahrenholtz was way out in first with a first-day score of 297.05. Port Angeles diver Sam Beasley was 10th at the end of the first day with 182.40. The best showing in preliminaries for swimmers was Tyler Burke of Port Angeles, who claimed fifth place in preliminaries in the 100-yard backstroke
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Brady Anderson of Port Angeles, top, controls Bailey McBride of Cedarcrest at the state wrestling tournament at Tacoma Dome. Anderson lost in the quarterfinals but was in position for a trophy. with a time of 57.25 seconds. The two-day state swimming event was held at the King County Aquatic Center.
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Luke Hyttinen takes photos of his sister, Simone Hyttinen — both of whom were visiting Forks last week from Toronto, Canada — beside pickup trucks that could have been driven by fictional Twilight character Bella Swan, in front of the Forks Visitor Information Center. The 1963 Chevy, right, is the same model pictured in the “Twilight” movie, while the 1953 model is from the book.
Signs all over Forks Twilight, closed in January after shuttering its Port Angeles branch last fall. But other businesses promote the tale.
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FORKS — Signs of Twilight are all over Forks. Driving into town on U.S. Highway 101, it’s clear the vampire and werewolf teen romance series has had a major effect. If entering from the north, the electronic billboard at Olympic Suites Inn, 800 Olympic Drive, has a snarky “Edward Cullen never slept here,” a reference to the vampire love interest in the story author Stephenie Meyer set in Forks. A billboard on the right welcomes visitors to Twilight Country.
This sign can be found at various businesses around If approaching from the south, Forks.
the first thing visitors see is not one but two red Chevrolet pickup trucks that could have belonged to Bella Swan — Cullen’s mortal girlfriend — parked in front of the Forks Visitor Information Center. The trucks represent two visions of the pickup, said Marcia Bingham, Forks Chamber of Commerce director. The 1963 pickup is from the Twilight book, while the 1953 version is the same model pictured in the movie. The trucks draw fans such as
Simone Hyttinen, 19, of Toronto, Canada, who was posing with them last Wednesday. She and her family were visiting for the day so she could see the setting of her favorite book series. They were among the thousands of fans who visit Forks each month. The numbers have slipped since Twilight’s heyday in Forks two years ago, and one Twilightthemed business, Dazzled by
Many storefronts have some kind of Twilight draw, promising merchandise related to the books or movies. Several places are dedicated to Twilight, such as Twilight Central at Leppell’s Flowers & Gifts at 130 S. Spartan Ave. and day spa and clothing boutique Alice’s Closet at 130 Forks Ave., which was named for clothesobsessed vampire Alice Cullen. The store Native to Twilight at 10 Forks Ave. is described by the chamber as bringing Twilight’s Quileute character Jacob Black’s world to life. The online version of the store — which offers Native crafts from the Quileute, Hoh, Makah and Tulalip tribes — at http:// tinyurl.com/7lrv5o9 says it was “deeply inspired” by Meyer’s book series. “If you loved the romance, mystery, and Native American culture of Forks and LaPush as described in Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn, you cannot miss a visit to our shop (either virtual or in Forks),” the website says.
A sign at Olympic Suites Inn as travelers enter Forks from the north refers to the vampire love interest in TURN TO SIGNS/C2 Twilight.
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FORKS — It’s a rumor, said Rosemary Colandrea, spokeswoman for the Stephenie Meyer Day Committee. “It is not a fact that we know for sure,” she said. But the group has already written letters it will mail to promote Forks just in case a television series based on Stephenie Meyer’s four-novel Twilight series materializes. If Lions Gate Entertainment elects to produce a TV series, the committee members think it should be filmed in Forks.
“We’re the Forks in the books,” Colandrea said, noting that none of the five “Twilight Saga” movies was filmed in Forks. Instead, for tax reasons, filmmakers went to Oregon and British Columbia. Where does the rumor of a television series come from? Jon Feltheimer, chief executive officer of Lions Gate Entertainment, was quoted about the possibility in a Los Angeles Times story published Jan. 15. In January, the Hollywood studio company Lions Gate Entertainment acquired Summit Entertainment, which owns the
“Twilight” movie franchise, for $412.5 million. When asked if “Twilight” could become a TV series, Feltheimer told the Times, “I would certainly hope so.” Stephenie Meyer Day Committee members know nothing beyond the Times interview, Colandrea said. But they want to be prepared. “We have letters that are already written if this does come to be,” she said. Such an effort could be aided by the state Legislature if a bill approved by the state Senate on Tuesday makes it through
the House and is signed into law. The legislation would bring back the tax credits of the state’s film incentive program, which expired in July after the state House failed to vote on the issue. The program would offer film companies a 30 percent rebate off the amount of money spent in the state. Film industry officials warned that Washington could lose out on film productions because the state can’t compete with incentives already existing in Vancouver, B.C., and Oregon, where the “Twilight Saga” films were made.
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Signs: Visitors CONTINUED FROM C1 Meyer wrote on her blog. It was slow at first, BingEven the Quillayute Val- ham said. â€œThe first people came in ley School District had to consider the Twilight 2006 and walked in the impact when it made plans door kind of sheepishly,â€? to remove the old Forks Bingham said. â€œThey said, â€˜Weâ€™re here High School facade and because of a book,â€™â€? she said. wooden sign, which were popular Twilight landNot draw for 2nd visit marks. Now, Bingham said, Sign preserved though Twilight may be the reason for visitorsâ€™ first The sign was preserved, visit, it isnâ€™t necessarily the but only portions of the draw for their second. facade could be saved and Many return to Forks are located inside the new after a Twilight trip to school. spend more time at OlymThe craze started after pic National Parkâ€™s Hoh the first book, Twilight, was Rain Forest or a Pacific published in October 2005, beach, or to fish in the priswith the unsuspecting town tine rivers, she said. featured only because it was â€œThey come for Twilight, remote and had the most but they stay for Forks,â€? rain in the continental U.S., Bingham said. LONNIE ARCHIBALD (3)/FOR PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Images of Edward Cullen and Bella Swan appear to be watching visitors from an upstairs window above Twilight Central at Leppellâ€™s Flowers & Gifts at 130 S. Spartan Ave.
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Merry Parker, office assistant at the Forks Visitor Information Center, points A sandwich board outside Chinook Pharmacy at out the world map that has been marked with pins representing Twilight visitors from all over the world. To the left is a map of the United States, 11 S. Forks Ave. advertises Twilight souvenirs, across the street from Native to Twilight. also covered with pins marking the homes of Twilight-drawn tourists.
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Hummingbird house needs perfect place IT ISN’T TOO early to talk about birdhouses. The earlier the better, especially if you are talking about hummingbird houses. Yes, birdhouses for hummingbirds. This subject has fascinated me ever since I saw an advertisement in Horticulture magazine. Being a good Yankee, I looked at the picture with a lot of skepticism. I still think it sounds too good to be true. Just the same, I’ve sent off my order for two of them. Now I need to find the perfect place to install them. That’s the biggest challenge for any birdhouse. Dan True and his wife, Diane, are the designers and builders of the hummingbird house. Dan True has written three books on the subjects of hummingbirds and eagles. A former flight instructor, meteorologist and nature photographer, True’s aeronautical skills
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aided him in discovering previously unknown elements in the lives of both birds. The late Roger Tory Peterson, “Dean of Birdwatchers,” considered him an “ace photogra-
pher.” He and his wife now live in Clovis, N.M., where the opportunity to observe and photograph hummingbirds is excellent.
Platform for nest The hummingbird house designed by True is actually a platform and resembles several sticks fastened together so as to allow a nest to be built on them. This description is
an oversimplification. The small structure looks to be well-built and sturdy. True explains: “Our factory is our garage. I bend, drill and weld the platform’s foundation. “Diane paints and puts on the finishing touches before they are boxed.” Two nesting platforms are packed per box because “attracting a hummingbird to nest is a lot like fishing . . . the more hooks you have in the water, the better your chance for success.” During his study and research on nesting hummingbirds, True worked with one of his neighbors whose ranch sounds like a hummingbird hangout. Dave Dunnigan knew from experience that hummingbirds choose their nest sites so as to be protected from the strong winds that sweep through the region. True believes that the more wind and rain you have during the nesting season, the better these hummingbird houses work. I can relate to that.
Every spring when we have wind and rain, I think about the female hummingbirds sitting somewhere on their nests trying to protect their eggs or young. The hummingbird house kit I have ordered comes with: two nesting platforms, two foamy maple leaf “roofs,” two fluffs of cotton for nesting material, two mounting screws and instructions for assembling the platforms. Acquiring these nesting platforms is the easy part. We get a lot of wind where we live.
Windy and watery It sweeps in from the water when the direction is southerly. Now the hunt begins. Where are those protected, hidden areas that are out of the wind and the rain? Porches, patios, house eaves and open tool sheds yielded good nesting success for the Trues and their friend Dunnigan. I think the biggest challenge
will be locating the platform where predators aren’t able to find it. Squirrels and birds like jays and crows could be a big problem. The female Anna’s hummingbirds begin choosing their nest sites in February. They will be gathering nesting materials, so getting this nesting platform sited as soon as possible is important. If this experiment is successful, you will hear more on this subject. I’m looking forward to trying something new for the birds in our yard. If you would like to see more information and photographs, there is an excellent website to check out, www.hummingbirdhouse.com.
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Ready tools for real work in coming weeks AS USUAL, THIS year’s Peninsula Daily News Garden Bus was a real hoot. But how could it not be, going to the opening day of the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle, the nation’s second-largest flower show? The fragrance of flowers tickles your senses and permeates the entire show as you move about from display to vendor. Every year, there is always a hot item to have, and this year didn’t disappoint. For only $25, one could purchase a very cool Middle Ages-style pitchfork made of an espaliered apple tree and perfectly forming an all-inone-piece (i.e., single-branch) wooden fork 7 feet long and beautifully stained in a semi-gloss finish. Five alone came home to the North Olympic Peninsula on the Garden Bus. Sweet peas, statuary and raised planted kits — along with orchids, bushes, peonies and lilies — were loaded into the Garden Bus. There was lawn art and pole saws as well as shovels, seed, perennials and garden books stowed in the bus’ cargo hold. The vendors, display artists, conference workers, judges, attendees and lecturers all seemed very optimistic. But that makes sense. Our bus sold out early, pre-
A GROWING CONCERN sales for garden May show tickets were brisk, and there was an increase in big displays. So for our industry, at least, we seem to be ready, able and chomping at the bit to go out and garden this year. With that said, let us leave the flower show and jump right into your garden because it is already Feb. 19. We are at the beginning of late winter. But in your yard, it already is beginning to look like early spring. By now, your fruit trees should be pruned or well on their way to being finished. They should be limed and well-fertilized now, as should your lawn and all your perennials, bushes, shrubs and trees. Dormant oil applications should be the next item on your orchard and fine woody ornamental to-do list. Dormant oil spray is a great way to kill by smothering overwintering pests while not harming birds, bees or your beloved furry critters.
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International Coin Collectors are in Town to Purchase All Types of Coins By KEN MCINTOSH STAFF WRITER
ICCA will be placing ads in newspapers, radio and running television spots this week asking people to bring in any old silver and gold coins made before 1970. Those that do bring in their coins will be able to speak with collectors one on one and have their coins looked at by a specialist. With the help of these ICCA members, offers will be made to those that have coins made before 1970. Offers will be made based on silver or gold content and the rarity of the coins. All coins made before 1970 will be examined and purchased including gold coins, silver coins, silver dollars, all types of nickels and pennies. Those that decide to sell their coins will be paid on the spot. If you are like a lot of people, you might have a few old coins or even a coffee can full lying around. If you have ever wondered what they are worth, now might be your chance to find out and even sell them if you choose. They could be worth a lot according to the International Coin Collectors Association, also known as ICCA. Collectors will pay a fortune for some coins and currency for their collections. If they are rare enough, one coin could be worth over $100,000 according to Eric Helms coin collector and ICCA member. One ultra rare dime, an 1894S Barber, sold for a record $1.9 million to a collector in July of 2007. While that is an extreme example, many rare and valuable coins are stashed away in dresser drawers or lock boxes around the country. The ICCA and its collector members have organized a traveling event in search of all types of coins and currency. “Even common coins can be worth a significant amount due to the high price of silver and gold,” says Helms. Washington quarters and Roosevelt dimes and worth many times their face value. Recent silver markets have driven the price up on even common coins made of silver. Helms explains, “All half dollars, quarter and dimes made before 1970 contain 90% silver and are sought after any time silver prices rise. Right now it’s a sellers market.”
The rarest coins these collectors are looking for include $20, $10, $5 and $2 1/2 gold coins and any coin made before 1850. These coins always bring big premiums according to the ICCA. Silver dollars are also very sought after nowadays. Other types of items the ICCA will be purchasing during this event include U.S. currency, gold bullion, investment gold, silver bars, silver rounds, proof sets, etc. Even foreign coins are sought after and will be purchased. Also, at this event anyone can sell their gold jewelry, dental gold or anything made of gold on the spot. Bring anything you think might be gold and the collectors will examine, test and price it for free. If you decide to sell you will be paid on the spot – it has been an unknown fact that coin dealers have always paid more for jewelry and scrap gold than other jewelers and pawn brokers. So, whether you have one coin you think might be valuable or a large collection you recently inherited, you can talk to these collectors for free and if your lucky you may have a rarity worth thousands. Either way, there is nothing to lose and it sounds like fun!
Any and all coins made before 1970, rare coins, entire collections, Silver Dollars, Half Dollars, Quarters, Dimes, Half Dimes, Nickels, Three Cent Pieces, Two Cent Pieces, Cents, Large Cents, Half Cents and all others.
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1893 Morgan PAID $1,800
1000 NATIONAL EVENTS!
Broken and unused jewelry, dental gold.
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Anything made of platinum.
Flatware, tea sets, goblets, jewelry, etc. and anything marked sterling.
Civil war, WWI AND II, all others, swords, daggers, bayonets, etc.
Quarter PAID $250
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Toys, trains, dolls, advertising, banks (basically anything old we want to see).
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BUFFALO NICKEL UP TO $1,800*
JEFFERSON “WAR” NICKEL UP TO $2,000*
LIBERTY “V” NICKEL UP TO $2,800*
SHIELD NICKEL UP TO $4,000*
CAPPED BUST HALF DIME UP TO $10,000*
BARBER DIME UP TO $2,800*
MERCURY DIME UP TO $3,600*
SEATED LIBERTY DIME UP TO $6,500*
STANDING LIBERTY QUARTER UP TO $4,400*
BARBER QUARTER UP TO $3,200*
WALKING LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR UP TO $4,700*
KENNEDY HALF DOLLAR UP TO 8X FACE VALUE*
BARBER HALF DOLLAR UP TO $6,750*
PEACE DOLLAR UP TO $3,000*
MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR UP TO $100,000*
1797 $1 UP TO $200,000*
1798 $5 UP TO $125,000*
DRAPED BUST HALF CENT UP TO $5,000*
1832 CLASSIC HALF CENT UP TO $80,000*
$2.5 LIBERTY HEAD GOLD COIN UP TO $3,800*
$5 LIBERTY HEAD GOLD COIN UP TO $4,500*
$10 INDIAN GOLD COIN UP TO $5,500*
$20 ST. GAUDENS GOLD COIN UP TO $6,800*
ARMS OF CALIFORNIA GOLD HALF DOLLAR UP TO $8,500*
GOLD DOLLAR TYPE II UP TO $14,000*
$5 DRAPED BUST RIGHT LE UP TO $40,000*
FLOWING HAIR STELLA GOLD COIN UP TO $125,000*
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Smoking danger Treats trick to getting dog to behave itself to girlfriend, son DEAR ABBY: â€œDwayne,â€? my boyfriend of eight years, insists on smoking in his bedroom. In our last apartment, heâ€™d fall asleep with a lighted cigarette and ended up burning holes in our couch, blankets and pillows as well as the carpet. When we moved, Dwayne assured me he had stopped, but a month ago, I noticed his blanket and mattress have burn holes and so does the carpet by his bed. We live together with our 6-year-old son and, needless to say, Iâ€™m scared to death Dwayne will burn this place down. I have talked to him about it numerous times. All he does is yell and say it wonâ€™t happen because cigarettes are â€œsafer now.â€? I have discussed this with our landlord to no avail. I thought about calling social services, but I donâ€™t want to get him in trouble. I could really use some good advice. Scared for My Life in Milwaukee Dear Scared: Because Dwayne is unwilling to be more responsible, itâ€™s time to consider your sonâ€™s safety and your own. Your boyfriend is not only addicted to tobacco, he also is misguided. If cigarettes were â€œsafer now,â€? there wouldnâ€™t be burn holes in his bedding and the area surrounding where he sleeps. If moving isnâ€™t feasible, at least make sure there are working smoke detectors in your apartment and an extra one outside Dwayneâ€™s bedroom door. Frankly, it would be healthier for you and the boy if Dwayne didnâ€™t smoke at all in your apartment because the Environmental Protection Agency has classified secondhand smoke as a Group A carcinogen. To verify this and get
Briefly . . . Plan your sail trips using tide, current PORT TOWNSEND â€” Carolyn â€œAceâ€? Spragg will present â€œHow to Plan your Sailing Trip the Easy Way . . . Using Tides & Currentsâ€? at the Wooden Boat Chandlery inside the Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St., from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Spragg is the waterfront programs manager for the Northwest Maritime Center and Wooden Boat Foundation. At the event, she will plan two imaginary trips, one north and one south, using tides and currents as reference materials to enhance the cruising experience. Attendees should bring their cruising dates and destinations for 2012 and start planning their trip at the event. Reservations required. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org
LOOKING FOR A way to keep your PET CONNECTION dog busy on those days when the cold limits valid reasons not to reach outside activity? DEAR ABBY out to your husbandâ€™s famGina Marty Itâ€™s easy â€“ exercise the dogâ€™s mind. ily, the most important of Veterinarians have long been sounding Spadafori Becker further which is that if you get Abigail the alarm on what the lack of exercise is informa- another round of rejection Van Buren tion, doing to the health of our pets, triggering from them, it will crush an obesity crisis thatâ€™s echoing our own. phone you. Regular exercise means pets with fewer the Thatâ€™s why I advise health and behavior problems. Ameriagainst it. But many of our dogs are also getting can CanBecause they havenâ€™t the short end of the stick when it comes to cer Soci- spoken to you or included exercising their minds. ety (800- you in 13 years, on top of And winter is a great time to teach your 227the fact you never felt old dog a few new tricks. 2345) or accepted in the first place What many people donâ€™t realize is that the (your words), the healthy training is a way of communicating with Amerithing for you to do is to your dog, of sharing a common language. can keep your distance. Q&A â€” with Gina Spafadori The more words you both know the Heart Association (800-242However, because in all meaning of, the more you are sharing your 8721). Q: Can you recommend a good, safe this time you have been lives. toy that our golden retriever Sammy unable to finish your grievHow many words can your dog know? Dear Abby: My huscould carry around with him? ing process, I urge you to Youâ€™d be surprised. band died 13 years ago. Itâ€™s a matter of special interest to us, consider grief counseling. Consider that dogs who serve people Since then, I have pretty since Sammy will pick up anything. with disabilities are routinely trained to much lost everything, I thought if I could find something Dear Abby: We recently perform dozens of different tasks. except the grief. safe for him to carry around, it would celebrated the milestone If you say your dog is not as smart as a Recently, it occurred to save my glasses, lighter, scarves and birthday of a dear friend service dog, weâ€™ll argue back that even if me that I have some photo- with a party. dishcloths from being stolen. heâ€™s only half as smart, he can learn a cougraphs his siblings and Any help would be appreciated. â€” In honor of the occasion, ple of dozen more things than he knows nieces might like copies of. B.L., via email we presented her with a now. I donâ€™t want them to very nice bracelet with variBesides, tricks are great fun for all dogs. know where I live â€” in a A: Retrievers were developed to carry ous fabricated gemstones While canine whiz kids such as poodles battered old trailer â€” items, and some of them take their jobs set in a nice silver setting. and border collies will pick up things because Iâ€™m ashamed. quite seriously. As she was identifying quickly, any dog will catch on eventually, if They are all well-to-do When youâ€™re dealing with behavior as the names of the stones, I youâ€™re patient, consistent and encouraging. and never seemed to like natural as this, the best thing to do is go blurted out that they You can teach tricks one at a time or a me. â€œwerenâ€™t realâ€? because I couple at once, as long as you have time to with the flow. No one has spoken to First, the fun part â€” shop therapy. didnâ€™t want her thinking we practice each one several times a day. me since my husbandâ€™s Get a couple of plush pet toys to start were trying to pass them off Some dogs are better at some tricks death. with â€” some stores will even welcome your as the real thing. than others. I donâ€™t want it to seem dog inside so he can choose his own. Now Iâ€™m afraid I might A small, agile terrier may find jumping like Iâ€™m expecting anything have cheapened our gift â€” Get a toy box for your growing collection through hoops easier than a bulldog would. in return because Iâ€™m not, â€” I use a cheapie milk crate â€” so the toys though believe me, her And a retriever is probably more willing nor do I want to see them bracelet was not cheap. are always in reach. to hold things in his mouth than is a socially. I feel like an idiot. And let your dog know itâ€™s OK to take Pekinese. I know I donâ€™t fit in with Should I try to fix this them out of there any time he pleases. A basset hound can probably roll over them. mess or just let it be? Practice retrieving games with your dog but may find begging a little hard, being a Iâ€™d just like to do someFoot in Mouth to interest him in his new toys, and encourlittle top-heavy. thing nice since we all loved in the Southwest So think about your dogâ€™s form and apti- age him to bring them to you by asking him him. to â€œgo findâ€? and then by leading him to the tudes before you start. From experience, I think Dear Foot in Mouth: I toy box. You may notice something special your theyâ€™ll find some way to think enough has already You can eventually make this game more dog does that would be entertaining if you misinterpret or misunderbeen said. challenging and fun by hiding the toys or by can get him to do it on command. You can. stand the gesture. Whether the stones in Give it a name, use that word when heâ€™s asking for them by name, such as â€œfootballâ€? Iâ€™ll be hurt and, added to the bracelet were natural or most likely to do his thing, and praise him or â€œrooster.â€? the depression and grief, I man-made, the thought Teach him â€œleave itâ€? to protect your for â€œobeying.â€? donâ€™t think I could handle behind the gift was genuthings. Heâ€™ll make the connection soon enough. it. ine. With him sitting in front of you, hold a You can dress up tricks a little, too, to What do you advise? cookie in a closed fist and say â€œleave it.â€? _________ make them seem more than they are. Missing My Man Keep your fist closed until he stops showWeâ€™ve both judged at events with prizes Dear Abby is written by Abiin California ing active interest and backs off. for pet tricks â€” always a fun way to spend gail Van Buren, also known as Then say â€œOK,â€? open your fist, and let an afternoon. Jeanne Phillips, and was founded Dear Missing Your him have the treat. At one such event, the winner was a by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Man: Please accept my Letters can be mailed to Dear Your dog will soon learn that pawing, friendly Rottweiler who liked to jump in sympathy for the loss of Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angethe air after soap bubbles. sniffing and whining will not get him a your husband. les, CA 90069 or via email by The trick itself wasnâ€™t that big a deal, goodie, but leaving the treat alone when told logging onto www.dearabby.com. You have given me four really, except for the fact that the owner to do so will eventually bring rewards. turned it into a crowd-pleaser with a few Once he understands whatâ€™s expected of props. him, tell him to â€œleave itâ€? when you see him She put a ballerina skirt around the looking at your things and then ask him to dogâ€™s middle, with matching pink leg get one of his toys instead. If you find him with something he or phone 360-385-3628, ext. minimum grade-point aver- warmers on her back legs and a tiara on her head. shouldnâ€™t have, take it without comment age of 3.0. 101. She then put on â€œSwan Lakeâ€? in her and send him for his toy. Scholarship applications portable stereo and started blowing bub_________ can be picked up from the Remodeling class bles. Student Services Office at SEQUIM â€” Around PET CONNECTION IS the Peninsula The dogâ€™s leaps and turns were a milPeninsula College. Again, 22 Gilbert Road, Daily Newsâ€™ weekly pet column, appearing They must be submitted lion times funnier when choreographed, every Sunday. will present â€œFrom Kitchand the pair won easily. by Friday, March 30. It is produced by a team of pet-care ens to Man Caves,â€? a free Check trick-training books and websites experts headed by â€œGood Morning Americaâ€? for ideas. home remodeling class, Remodeling class If your dog shows a true aptitude and is and â€œThe Dr. Oz Showâ€? veterinarian Marty from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. SatSEQUIM â€” Around the friendly, easygoing sort, you might find Becker and award-winning journalist Gina urday, March 3. Again, 22 Gilbert Road, that joining a pet therapy group can be Spadafori. Designer Michael Hall something youâ€™ll both enjoy, an activity Becker can also be found at Facebook. and contractor Brad Griffin will present â€œFrom Kitchens to Man Caves,â€? a free that gives your dog a job while brightening com/DrMartyBecker or on Twitter at will instruct the class and home remodeling class, the lives of other people. DrMartyBecker. answer remodeling quesfrom 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sattions. Registration is required. urday, March 3. Designer Michael Hall For more information, and contractor Brad Griffin phone Around Again at will instruct the class and 360-683-7862. answer remodeling questions. Scholarships ready Registration is required. PORT ANGELES â€” For more information, phone Around Again at The Port Angeles Garden 360-683-7862. Club is offering scholarPeninsula Daily News ships of up to $2,000 to students at Peninsula ColA HEA HEALTH FOOD STORE FOR PETS! lege. Applicants need to be working toward a degree related to the environment, areas such as ecology, natural resources, biology, fishOlympic Medical eries, horticulture and landscape design. Center Applicants must have a Leah and Steve Patry, Sequim, a daughter, Anna Stock up on products for the Michaela, 9 pounds best dental health for your 8.9 ounces, 5:07 p.m. dog and cat all year long! Jan. 29.
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BRIDGET MOORE July 2, 1927 January 26, 2012 After decades of service to the Lord on this Earth, Bridget Moore is now serving God in his heaven. Graciously and courageously accepting her cancer, she passed from this world on January 26, 2012, at her son’s home in Sacramento, California, with her children by her side. Minnie Dorothea Bridget Byrne was born in Hampstead, London, to Henry James and Madeline (Blood-Smyth) Byrne on July 2, 1927. Over the next 84 years, Bridget led a rich and varied life full of family, travel and adventure. Her brother, Arthur Neptune John Byrne, was born in 1929. As a child, Bridget was educated in a small Quaker school in London. During World War II, she and her schoolmates were relocated to the country,
Mrs. Moore where they spent five years at the 16th-century ancestral home of Sir John Thynne, now known as Longleat, the home of the Marquis de Bath. After school, she joined the British Foreign Office and worked for MI6. Stationed in Germany for two years after the war, Bridget worked in the coding/decoding section and learned to
ski in the Swiss Alps. Upon returning to London, she married Derek Michael Ellis Anson. Derek found work in America, and they moved with their young family, now with a son and daughter, to a small apartment in Pelham, New York. After two years, the family relocated to their first home in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Following her divorce in 1963, Bridget became a working single mother, helping to support her family. In 1967, she married Donald Clark Moore and began an adventure that would last 38 years until Don’s death in 2002. Soon after their marriage, the family moved to a farm in La Junta, Colorado. These were Bridget’s happiest years. She loved being outdoors, driving a tractor, caring for the livestock, attending her children’s high school football games and taking classes at Otero
Junior College, where Don was the dean of faculty. In 1976, after their children had left home, Bridget and Don moved to Grand Junction, Colorado, where Don had taken a job with Bendix Corporation. Bridget became an entrepreneur, running her own successful vending machine business. Hearing a call to service as missionaries, they left Colorado for Malawi, Africa, leaving all they owned and their dog in the States. For the next two years, they taught farming, English, irrigation and crop management to the local people in Malawi. It was an experience rich in discovery, challenges and rewards. Completing their service, they returned to the U.S. to reclaim their dog and moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where Don taught engineering at Christian Brothers University and where Bridget completed her undergraduate degree
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in psychology and sociology. She then became a math teacher at Bishop Byrne High School. Escaping the heat and humidity, they moved to Brookings, South Dakota, to teach at South Dakota State University. While in South Dakota, Bridget began the journey that would eventually take her to the priesthood of the Episcopal church in 1996. She spent many happy hours traveling to small communities like Preston in De Smet, South Dakota, and ministering to its people. When they finally retired, Bridget and Don moved to Sequim and built a home. Bridget became very involved at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, serving as an assistant priest and working in many ministries, most recently with the Little Sisters of St. Clare. She was active in the Democratic Party, working tirelessly for her candidates.
Bridget gave of herself freely and always put others first. She loved her friends dearly and was devoted to her family. Bridget loved her dogs, most recently her little Poppy. She is survived by her two children, William and Sarah; three stepchildren, Ann, Beth and James; and seven grandchildren, Brynn, Emily, Tess, Katie, Caroline, Adriana and Alejandra. Bridget was a special and loving mom and grandmother, a wonderful friend and an amazing lady. We will all miss her very much. Memorial services will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 North Fifth Avenue, in Sequim on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 2 p.m., with a reception following in the Parish Hall hosted by St. Luke’s. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her name to Oxfam America at www. oxfamamerica.org.
determination and tenacity. She often said, “I’m too busy to die right now.” Always graceful in her interactions with others, she was strong, patient, optimistic and resilient. Annette is survived by her husband, William Bill Johnston; her daughters, Jennifer Johnston and Julie Johnston Martinez and her children, Marilisa and William; her brother, Roger Neidinger, and wife Nancy; brother-in-law Robert Johnston and his wife, Dianne, all of Sequim; many cousins in the Midwest; and a host of bereft friends. Heartfelt gratitude to
Donna Huswick, who spent the last three weeks of Annette’s life caring for her. We shall miss her and hold her always in our hearts. Memory eternal, dear one! Cremation by LindePrice Funeral Service. A celebration-of-life service will be held at Eastern Hills Community Church, 91 Savannah Lane, Sequim, on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at noon, with a reception to follow. Memorial contributions may be sent to J.L. Johnston, 1712 East Riverside Drive, No. 192, Austin, TX 78741.
Death and Memorial Notice ANNETTE LOUISE JOHNSTON December 18, 1941 January 23, 2012 On January 23, 2012, we lost a beloved member of our family and community. Annette was born to Bill and Lydia Neidinger on December 18, 1941, in Venice Beach, California. Annette and brother Roger, together with their parents, relocated to the Greater Seattle area in 1945 when their father accepted a job at Boeing in Renton, Washington. Boeing was also where
Mrs. Johnston Annette met her future husband, Bill Johnston, whom
she married April 7, 1962. The couple lived in the Bellevue, Washington, area for many years, where they raised their two daughters, Julie and Jennifer. Annette began working for Safeway as a floral designer when her daughters reached school age and retired from the company in 1997, moving to Sequim shortly thereafter. Annette was an active member of the New Dungeness Lighthouse Society for many years. Additionally, Bill and Annette were members of Eastern Hills Community Church. Annette was passionate
about gardening, animals and especially people. She was an expert at making friends, and everyone who met her fell in love with her huge smile. Annette was generous with her time and energy. She gave her warm hugs freely to anyone with whom she came in contact. Annette was beloved by many. Annette fought a long and protracted battle with Waldenstrom’s hyperglobulinemia (cancer of the white blood cells) and was known as the “Comeback Kid” on more than one occasion. Her will to live was powerful as she demonstrated fierce
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Briefly . . . Ham radio classes set in April in PA PORT ANGELES â€” The Clallam County Amateur Radio Club is providing classes to help members of the public earn a technician or general class amateur radio license and get on the air. The classes are free, with a testing fee of $15. Classes will be held at the Port Angeles Fire Department training room, 102 E. Fifth St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, April 7 and 14, and from 9 a.m. to noon April 21.
The Amateur Radio Exam will be at 1 p.m. April 21. An hour is given for lunch for each class session. Students will learn rules and regulations, basic electronics, how to operate amateur radios and radio frequency safety. Those earning an entry-level license will be able to communicate with other hams worldwide and participate in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service. To register or for more information, phone Chuck Jones at 360-452-4672, email email@example.com or visit OlyHam.net.
City merchandise SEQUIM â€” The Sequim Centennial Committee has announced that commemorative centennial merchandise is available for purchase. The committee has a variety of items for sale to help promote the upcoming Sequim centennial celebration. Black jackets are available for $50, black fleece vests $35, license plate frames $10, travel mugs $10 and decals $1. All items can be purchased at Sequim City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St. Proceeds from merchandise sales will support the centennial celebration events.
The Sequim centennial celebration kicks off in October and will encompass an entire year of events, culminating in the grand finale in November 2013, marking the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the city of Sequim.
Grange elections PORT ANGELES â€” Mount Pleasant Community Grange, corner of Mount Pleasant and Draper roads, will hold officer elections at 7 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, phone Suzanne Barber at 360-477-4156. Peninsula Daily News
Pickle juice can melt away pain from heartburn, reflux Q. Recently, I had heartburn that was painful but not devastating. This doesnâ€™t happen to me often, so I had no antacids. Instead, I planned to wait until the burning stopped on its own. I took a sip (no more than a tablespoon) of pickle juice (from sweet pickle sandwich slices), and to my amazement, the pain went away instantly and didnâ€™t recur. A week or so later, I got heartburn again. This time, the only pickles in the house were dill spears, but once again, a small sip of juice gave me immediate lasting relief. Iâ€™ve only tried this twice, but Iâ€™ll never reach for antacids again if I can get some pickle juice. Iâ€™ve never heard of this before. Once could be a fluke, but twice? Have you ever heard of this? A. Pickle juice seems like the last thing you would want to swallow if you had heartburn. Nevertheless, we have heard from many readers that vinegar, the main ingredient in pickle juice,
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Death and Memorial Notice ELISABETH EULALIA JOHNSON June 20, 1917 February 15, 2012 Elisabeth Johnson passed away early Wednesday morning of natural causes at Olympic Medical Center. Elisabeth was born in Unionville, Missouri, to Alexander Lex Morgan and Harriet Elisabeth (Phillips) Morgan, the youngest of three children. The family moved to Chanute, Kansas, and then to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1922. Elisabeth graduated from junior college in Kansas City and moved to Port Angeles in 1937, where she lived with her Aunt Isabel and Uncle Ben Phillips. From 19381940, she attended the University of Washington, majoring in music. She worked at Rayonier mill as a clerk typist from 1940-1942. In 1942, she married Clarence Johnson, a chemist at the mill. They had two sons, Edwin and David. Elisabeth was very active in music and politics. She was vice chairman, state committeewoman, publicity chairman and secretary for the Clallam County Republican Party during the 1960s. She also ran for state representative in 1968 and lost that election to Democrat Charles Savage of Shelton, Washington. She left the Republican Party in 1980 and became a Democrat when the Republican Party became more conservative. She wrote a weekly column for the Port Angeles Evening News called â€œA Political Viewpointâ€? from 1966 to 1974. She was a Peninsula College trustee from 1975 to 1977. Liz played the organ for First Methodist, First Christian, First Baptist,
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Mrs. Johnson Christian Science and Episcopal churches. She also played for HarperRidgeview Funeral Home. She played piano for the Kiwanis Club and Senior Singers for many years and directed the choir at First Baptist Church in 1958. Elizabeth enjoyed singing solo and in the choir at the Methodist church and accompanied many other soloists throughout the community, including her husband, Clarence. Elisabeth enjoyed traveling to Hawaii with her husband, making music with the family, working on word puzzles, reading, listening to music and going to concerts. Her husband, Clarence, grandson, Michael, and brother, John, preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, Edwin and David; Davidâ€™s wife, Patricia; grandson Ivan; Ivanâ€™s wife, Cathy; and her sister, Emily. A memorial service will be held at First Methodist Church, 110 East Seventh Street, Port Angeles, on Saturday, February 25 , 2012, at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to First Methodist Church or Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
Death and Memorial Notice DONALD J. WESTERLUND July 16, 1933 February 12, 2012 A celebration of life for Montesano resident Donald Westerlund will be held at the Round House, 110 Industrial Park in Forks, on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 2 p.m.
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MAXINE MICHALCZIK May 16, 1929 February 6, 2012 Mrs. Maxine Michalczik of Port Angeles and Sun City, Arizona, passed away February 6, 2012, of natural causes. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to parents Max and Elizabeth Bach. Maxine attended school in Milwaukee and was a member of the Girl Scouts. She was also active in Rainbow for Girls and the Order of the Eastern Star. Upon graduating from high school, Maxine attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for two years. She transferred to Michigan State University and graduated as a medical technologist. Maxine would marry Joe Michalczik in Milwaukee in the year 1965. After their marriage, Maxine and her husband moved to Seattle, where Joe was employed as an engineer with Boeing Company. It was in Seattle that their son, Jim, was
Mrs. Michalczik born in 1966. In 1969, Maxine moved with her family to Port Angeles. She worked part time at Olympic Medical Center for approximately 25 years as a medical technologist in the lab. Maxine would make everlasting friends as she enjoyed working at the hospital. Maxine provided every opportunity for her son to be active in academic, community and athletic events. It was in Port Angeles that Maxine would watch her son, Jim, in high school sports as he earned a scholarship
for football to Washington State University. In watching Jim play football, Maxine would travel to all parts of the country. When Jim started coaching, she enjoyed traveling to many of his games. In 2000, Maxine and her husband bought a home in Sun City and became snow birds. During this time, she enjoyed seeing her daughter-in-law, Jennifer, and her two grandsons, Max and Chase. Maxine can be best remembered as a person who never criticized, condemned or complained. She will always be remembered as a person who gave a lot of love to a lot of people. Maxine’s health was very difficult for her the past two years, and she spent a considerable amount of time at the Mayo Clinic Hospital. The hospital staff nicknamed her “precious” as she never complained during this time. Maxine has reached her final resting place at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
DENISE DOROTHY DALAN DEVNICH GRAHAM May 26, 1967 December 28, 2011 Denise Dorothy Dalan Devnich Graham was born May 26, 1967, in Moscow, Idaho, and passed to her rest December 28, 2011, in Port Angeles. Graduating from Canadian University College in 1991, Denise was employed by the British Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church as an elementary teacher in Chilliwack, British Columbia, and Fraser Valley Adventist Academy until 2008, where she was known as a devoted, enthusiastic teacher and vice principal. She completed a master’s degree in business
KENNETH JACK LEWIS June 24, 1934 January 31, 2012 Kenneth Jack Lewis was born in Worland, Wyoming, on June 24, 1934, to Orville and Lillian Lewis. He had two brothers, Bob and Dennis, and one sister, Rose. In 1952, he moved to Yakima, where he met his very best friend, Bill Strocsher. They enlisted in the Army together. Jack did two years in Korea and was honorably discharged in 1961. On his return home, both Jack and Bill went to work for Yakima Transfer & Storage (an Allied Van Lines agent). There, he was a member of the Teamsters union for 15 years. Both Jack and Bill were known to get into
Mr. Lewis trouble having too much fun. Jack married Mary O’Neill on November 24, 1955. They had two children, Joe and Jeff. Jack and Mary divorced in 1967. He then married Donna Oldham and had a son, Mark. Jack worked for Clan-
cy’s Transfer & Storage, an Allied Van Lines agent in Walla Walla, Washington, for more than 25 years. In 1985, out of several thousand drivers, Jack was named driver of the year. He moved to Joyce in 1992 and remarried Mary. They retired in Joyce until they moved to Sequim in 2004. He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Dennis; and sons Danny and Joe. He is survived by his wife, Mary; brother Bob; sister Rose; sons Jeff (Karen) and Mark (Cris); and grandchildren Jacob, Reba, Melissa and Kenneth. Jack was a man of few words. He loved being on the road, and he loved to fish. Rest in peace, Yakima Jack.
Death and Memorial Notice ROBERT C. SKIP FOSTER September 8, 1943 February 2, 2012 Mr. Robert C. Foster, 68, of Sequim passed away February 2, 2012, from lung cancer. Skip was born to Robert C. Foster Sr. and Wilhelmina (Magee) Foster on September 8, 1943, in New Rochelle, New York. He attended South Kent School in Gouverneur, New York, and high
school and Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Mr. Foster worked in mining and as an accountant. Skip married Ann Jones Foster on August 19, 1966, in Falconer, New York. Mr. Foster, known as “Iron Man” at SkyRidge Golf Course, would golf in rain, sleet or snow. He celebrated getting his first hole-in-one in 58 years on August 9, 2011, at SkyRidge. Skip is survived by his wife, Ann Jones Foster;
son and daughter-in-law John and Sheila Fordrung of Sequim; daughter Mary Mitchell of Fayetteville, North Carolina; sister and brother-in-law Judith and Richard Cole of Sterling, Virginia; seven grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren. At Skip’s request, there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
Death Notices Funeral Home, Port AngeHarper-Ridgeview les, is in charge of arrange- Funeral Chapel, Port Angements. les, is in charge of arrangeJune 14, 1951 — Feb. 12, 2012 ments. Stephen Moline Bowers Sarah Alice Petersen www.harper-ridgeview died of metastatic esophafuneralchapel.com geal cancer at his Sequim Nov. 24, 1917 — Feb. 12, 2012 home. He was 60. Sarah Alice Petersen Linde-Price Funeral Ser- died in Port Angeles of lung Majorie D. Stuhr vice, Sequim, is in charge of cancer. She was 94. Nov. 25, 1926 — Feb. 15, 2012 arrangements. Her obituary will be pubMarjorie D. Stuhr of lished later. Sequim died of cerebral Leslie Leyton Evans Services: Saturday, vascular accident at OlymMarch 3, at 2 p.m. at Holy pic Medical Center. She was Feb. 22, 1943 — Feb. 7, 2012 Leslie Leyton Evans Trinity Lutheran Church, 85. Her obituary will be pubdied at home in Port Ange- 301 E. Lopez Ave., Port les of a heart attack. He was Angeles, memorial service lished later. officiated by Pastor Richard Drennan-Ford Funeral 68. Services: No services Grinstad, with reception Home is in charge of arrangements. are planned. Drennan-Ford following at the church.
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Mrs. Dorothy Mae Erickson, 88, of Port Angeles passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012, of agerelated causes. Dorothy was born December 18, 1923, to Alfred and Helen (Maxwell) Enders in Alderwood Manor, Washington. Dorothy married Keith R. Erickson on June 5, 1948, in Port Angeles. Mr. Erickson preceded her in death on June 6, 1999. Mrs. Erickson was a dedicated homemaker and
mother for many years. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Michelle Erickson of Port Angeles; daughters and sons-in-law Jeanette and Randy Sanford, and Marlene and Al Garling, all of Port Angeles; brother and sister-in-law Norman and Snooks Enders of Granite Falls, Washington; brother Alfred Enders Jr. of Florida; sisters-in-law Margaret Enders of Port Angeles and Irene Williams of Kent, Washington; brotherin-law Chuck Hollibough of Selah, Washington; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Erickson was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Erickson;
daughter Kathleen Goodwin; sisters Jean Reed and Lenna Hollibough; and brothers Bill, Leonard and Dale Enders. Memorial contributions may be made to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Cremation was handled by Linde-Price Funeral Service. Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you. — St. Francis de Sales. On February 2, surrounded by family, Dodie’s angels carried her home.
Death and Memorial Notice RAYMOND STANLEY THOMAS May 15, 1929 February 14, 2012 Mr. Raymond Stanley Thomas, 82, of Chimacum passed away February 14, 2012, of complications from heart disease and pneumonia. Ray was born May 15, 1929, to Stanley William and Florence Catherine (Beck) Thomas in San Francisco. Ray married the love of his life, Gillian Mary Thomas, in 1972. Gillian preceded Ray in death on February 24, 2009. Ray was a truck driver
Mr. Thomas and enjoyed playing pool, music and dancing. He was a member of the Elks Lodge; SKP, Good Sam and Thousand Trail clubs,
as well as a Teamsters union member. Ray is survived by his daughters, Linda Nichol of Chimacum and Carol Thomas of Willits, California; son Ray Thomas of Walnut Creek, California; brother Donald Thomas of Los Gatos, California; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Kosec Funeral Home, 1615 Parkside Drive, Port Townsend, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. A memorial will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at the SKP clubhouse, 2481 Anderson Lake Road, Chimacum.
Death and Memorial Notice STEPHANIE SANDRA GRAGE May 20, 1945 February 13, 2012 Stephanie Sandra Grage, 66, of Sequim passed away February 13, 2012, in Seattle. Stephanie was born May 20, 1945, in Long Beach, California, to Stephen and May
(Sisko) Berky. She married Lowell Grage on April 15, 1987, in Torrance, California. Stephanie earned her master’s degree and taught special education in Sequim, as well as worked in real estate sales. Mrs. Grage is survived by her husband, Lowell A. Grage; daughter Amanda Rose Grage; sister Bar-
bara; two nephews and a niece; and her beloved dog, Hannah. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Stephen and May Berky. Memorial services will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim, on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 2 p.m. A reception will follow services.
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administration in 2009 and moved to Sequim to establish an academic coaching and educational support service to families of the community. She also became an active member in the Sequim Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Peninsula Chamber Singers.
Denise is predeceased by her father, Pastor Raymond Devnich (1973); stepsister Ruth Blabey Sutton (1981); and stepfather Stanley A. Blabey (2006). Surviving Denise are companion John Gerbert; mother Alva May Williams Devnich Blabey; brother Desmond Devnich (Carolyn) of Chilliwack; sisters Darla Devnich of Edmonton, Alberta, Della Paradis (Jay) of Edmonton, Washington, Maureen Schaber (Burt) of Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Joy Bowie (Bryan) of Osoyoos, British Columbia, and Beth Reimche (Al) of Portland, Oregon; nieces and nephews Desmond Michael and Alyssa Devnich, Ty Paradis, James, Jerry and Amy Henderson, Jon Reimche and Jayne Reimche Johnson.
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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2012
Peninsula Five-Day Forecast TODAY
Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers.
Mostly cloudy and chilly with a shower.
Rather cloudy with a few showers.
Cloudy; a couple of showers possible.
Mostly cloudy with a shower possible.
A couple of showers possible.
The Peninsula High pressure will move across the region today diminishing the precipitation and even causing a few breaks in the cloud cover. A front will move onshore tonight and Monday, resulting in a few showers, especially later at night and Monday morning. The Neah Bay Port snow level will be around 2,000 feet. A warm front will 44/39 Townsend approach the area Tuesday and Wednesday maintaining Port Angeles 44/38 clouds and the threat of a few showers. Snow levels 43/32 will rise quite a bit during this period, probably close to Sequim 6,000 feet.
Yakima Kennewick 46/24 50/24
Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
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Marine Forecast Mostly cloudy today with a couple of showers. Wind light and variable. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility less than 2 miles at times. Mostly cloudy tonight with a shower. Wind from the east-southeast at 3-6 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility less than 2 miles at times. Mostly cloudy tomorrow with a few showers. Wind light and variable. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility under 3 miles. TODAY
TABLE Location High Tide LaPush
10:11 a.m. 11:26 p.m. Port Angeles 1:55 a.m. 11:50 a.m. Port Townsend 3:40 a.m. 1:35 p.m. Sequim Bay* 3:01 a.m. 12:56 p.m.
8.4’ 7.5’ 7.3’ 6.5’ 8.8’ 7.8’ 8.3’ 7.3’
Low Tide 4:03 a.m. 4:44 p.m. 7:10 a.m. 7:06 p.m. 8:24 a.m. 8:20 p.m. 8:17 a.m. 8:13 p.m.
Seattle 47/35 Billings 41/24
2.4’ -0.2’ 4.5’ -0.2’ 5.9’ -0.3’ 5.5’ -0.3’
11:04 a.m. ----2:27 a.m. 12:51 p.m. 4:12 a.m. 2:36 p.m. 3:33 a.m. 1:57 p.m.
8.4’ --7.4’ 6.5’ 8.9’ 7.8’ 8.4’ 7.3’
Low Tide 4:57 a.m. 5:29 p.m. 7:54 a.m. 7:47 p.m. 9:08 a.m. 9:01 p.m. 9:01 a.m. 8:54 p.m.
High Tide Ht
1.9’ -0.3’ 4.1’ 0.0’ 5.3’ 0.0’ 5.0’ 0.0’
12:06 a.m. 11:51 a.m. 2:55 a.m. 1:45 p.m. 4:40 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 4:01 a.m. 2:51 p.m.
Low Tide Ht
7.8’ 8.4’ 7.4’ 6.4’ 8.9’ 7.7’ 8.4’ 7.2’
5:45 a.m. 6:10 p.m. 8:32 a.m. 8:25 p.m. 9:46 a.m. 9:39 p.m. 9:39 a.m. 9:32 p.m.
*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.
1.5’ -0.2’ 3.5’ 0.4’ 4.6’ 0.5’ 4.3’ 0.5’
El Paso 65/43
Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice
World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 56 45 s Baghdad 56 38 s Beijing 37 23 s Brussels 39 25 sf Cairo 62 48 pc Calgary 38 19 c Edmonton 31 12 pc Hong Kong 63 59 t Jerusalem 45 33 sh Johannesburg 73 58 t Kabul 42 31 sn London 43 36 pc Mexico City 73 46 c Montreal 29 12 s Moscow 18 6 pc New Delhi 80 52 s Paris 44 26 s Rio de Janeiro 91 75 pc Rome 56 44 pc Stockholm 36 23 sn Sydney 82 71 t Tokyo 45 35 pc Toronto 34 17 s Vancouver 42 39 sh Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
New York 45/29
Kansas City 48/33
Los Angeles 62/49
Moon Phases Full
Sun & Moon
San Francisco 56/44
Sunset today ................... 5:42 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 7:13 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 5:46 a.m. Moonset today ................. 3:44 p.m.
Shown is today’s weather.
National Forecast Sunday, February 19, 2012
Bellingham 44/26 Aberdeen 48/37
Yesterday Statistics are for the 48-hour period ending at 2 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 45 39 0.65 3.65 Forks* 49 40 0.82 20.45 Seattle 42 39 0.94 9.30 Sequim 47 38 0.15 2.64 Hoquiam 46 42 0.95 12.24 Victoria 45 39 0.9 6.72 P. Townsend* 44 40 0.58 3.98 *Data from Friday
Port Ludlow 45/37
PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Houston 65/45 Miami 82/66
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
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D This week’s business meetings ■ Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce — Weekly luncheon meetings are Mondays at noon in the second-floor meeting room at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St. There will be no meeting this Monday because of the Presidents Day holiday. The weekly meetings will resume Feb. 27 with a presentation by Port Angeles Community Development Director Nathan West on the city’s waterfront redevelopment project. Luncheon tickets are $13 and can be purchased from the meeting room cashier. ■ Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce — Weekly luncheon meetings are Mondays at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., Port Townsend. There will be no meeting this Monday because of Presidents Day. The weekly meetings will resume Feb. 27 with a presentation by Keppie Keplinger of Jefferson County Emergency Management. Catered lunch at $5 to $9 by Mystery Bay Seafood. ■ Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce — The February “After Hours” mixer will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center. SARC is located at 610 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Light refreshments will be served, and a business card drawing will be held for Chamber of Commerce members. Phone 360-683-6197 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. ■ Forks Chamber of Commerce — Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s meeting will focus on the Peninsula Communications emergency 9-1-1 system featuring Steve Romberg, PenCom communications manager, and Karl Hatton, PenCom communications supervisor. Topics will include the new initiative called “Help 9-1-1 Know Your Location.” Lunch costs $8; a bowl of soup, $4.75; and a cup of soup, $4. ■ Port Angeles Business Association — Breakfast meetings Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive, Port Angeles. This Tuesday’s scheduled speaker is Tom Swanson, vice president and manager of Green Crow Corp.’s forestry operations in Port Angeles, There is a $2.16 minimum charge by Joshua’s for those who do not order breakfast.
________ All the above meetings are open to the public. Peninsula Daily News
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Students from China, including Rui Liu, left, make up 11 percent of the nearly 5,800 freshmen at the University of Washington this year.
International students pay top dollar at UW BY TAMAR LEWIN THE NEW YORK TIMES
SEATTLE — This is the University of Washington’s new math — 18 percent of its freshmen come from abroad, most from China. Each pays tuition of $28,059, about three times as much as students from Washington state. And that, according to the dean of admissions, is how low-income Washingtonians — more than a quarter of the class — get a free ride. With state financing slashed by more than half in the past three years, university officials decided to pull back on admissions offers to Washington residents
and increase them to students overseas. That has rankled some local politicians and parents, a few of whom have even asked UW President Michael K. Young whether their children could get in if they paid nonresident tuition.
Key to the future “It does appeal to me a little,” he said. There is a widespread belief in Washington that internationalization is the key to the future, and Young said he was not at all bothered that there were now more students from other countries than from other states.
Out-of-state students pay the same tuition as foreign students. “Is there any advantage to our taking a kid from California versus a kid from China?” he said. “You’d have to convince me, because the world isn’t divided the way it used to be.” If the university’s reliance on full-freight Chinese students to balance the budget echoes the nation’s dependence on China as the largest holder of American debt, well, said the dean of admissions, Philip A. Ballinger, “this is a way of getting some of that money back.” TURN
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PORT ANGELES — A ribboncutting ceremony for the opening of Allure Hair Designs, 618 E. Front St., will be held at noon Tuesday. The full-service salon is owned by Jacy Tolliver. For more information, phone the salon at 360-461-6777.
Feng shui firm opens PORT ANGELES — Shui by the Bay, a feng shui consulting and interior design business, has opened. Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of positioning objects in relation to the flow of “life energy,” also known as qi, and other factors. “We are a company designed to improve lifestyles through design,” said owner Sean-Paul Houed. “The way a man treats the world around him is parallel to how he treats himself.” For more information, phone 360-207-4841 or email ShuiBy TheBay@gmail.com.
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Gas prices rising earlier in year than ever before PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Los Angeles Times. “There’s a chance that the U.S. average tops $4 a gallon by June, with some parts of the Gasoline prices on the North Olympic Penincountry approaching $5 a gallon.” sula are entering the $3.70-a-gallon range — Even in 2008, the year that average gasoline and it’s still February. prices hit records above $4 nationally, and in Here and nationwide, motorists have seen California during the summer, the U.S. average the national average for regular gasoline rise didn’t climb above $3.50 until April 21, accordabove $3.50 a gallon in just three different years ing to the Energy Department’s weekly survey — but it has never happened this early. of service stations. And that has fueled speculation that the The $3.50 mark was breached last year, but retail prices could hit $5 a gallon for the first not until March 6. time in parts of the United States — particuThis time, the dubious milestone was hit larly in Western states like Washington and weeks before prices usually rise because of California that tack on substantial road taxes. refineries typically shutting down for spring The national average hit $3.523 a gallon, the maintenance and weeks before the prices rise Energy Department said last week, up 4.1 cents again when states switch from less expensive from a week earlier. winter blends of gasoline to more complicated and more expensive summer blends. NEWS SOURCES
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Analysts said the early price shocker is likely a sign that pain at the pump will rise to some of the highest levels ever this year. “This definitely sets the stage, potentially, for much higher prices later this year,” Brian L. Milne, refined-fuels editor for Telvent DTN, a commodity information services firm, told the
Why the price spikes? There are plenty of reasons for the high prices — and lots of reasons to expect a big price surge in the spring, said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst for Oil Price Information Service. TURN
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FDA: 400 lipsticks have trace amounts of lead PENINSULA DAILY NEWS NEWS SOURCES
WASHINGTON â€” A new federal analysis shows that 400 shades of popular lipstick contained trace amounts of lead. And it has worsened an ongoing dispute between regulators and consumer activists over how much lead is safe in cosmetics. Five lipsticks made by Lâ€™Oreal and Maybelline, owned by Lâ€™Oreal USA, ranked among the top 10 most contaminated of the cosmetics, according to testing by the Food and Drug Administration. Two Cover Girl and two NARS lipsticks also landed in the top 10, as did one made by Stargazer. For years, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has been pushing the government to set limits for lead levels in lipstick. The FDA has resisted, insisting that the amounts detected in various rounds of testing do not pose safety risks. But in a letter to the agency this month, the consumer group said that federal regulators have no scientific basis for this conclusion, and it pressed the government to take action.
Two-decade flap Reports of lead in lipstick date to the 1990s and have resurfaced periodically since then. In 2007, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics tested 33 red lipsticks and found that two-thirds of them contained lead â€” and that onethird exceeded the FDAâ€™s limit for lead in candy. The FDA followed up in 2008 with its own tests on 20 lipsticks and expanded its analysis to include 400 lipstick shades in the most recent study. But the agency, which posted its latest findings on its website in December, said that comparing lipstick to candy is unfair. â€œIt is not scientifically valid to equate the risk to consumers presented by lead levels in candy, a product intended for ingestion, with that associated with lead levels in lipstick, a
times the level found in the least-contaminated product in the recent report, the group wrote in a letter to the agency this month. The least-contaminated product â€” Wet â€™nâ€™ Wild Mega Mixers Lip Balm â€” was also the least expensive, the group said in a separate statement, â€œdemonstrating that price is not an indicator of good manufacturing practices.â€? The group cited federal research that concluded that thereâ€™s no safe level of lead exposure for children, and experts stressed the need to shield children and pregnant women from exposure. â€œLead builds in the body over time, and lead-containing lipstick applied several times a day, every day, can add up to significant expoBEBETO MATTHEWS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS sure levels,â€? Mark Mitchell, Fashion designer Carolina Herrera adds lipstick co-chairman of the Environmental Health Task Force backstage as she prepares to present her fall for the National Medical 2012 collection last week in New York. ALEXANDER HOLLMAN Association, said in the groupâ€™s statement. A greengrocer was an ancient curseâ€™s target. product intended for topical cosmetics remains the use and ingested in much stumbling block. 10 lipsticks with The FDAâ€™s most recent smaller quantities than candy,â€? the FDA said in its analysis found the highest highest lead content lead concentration â€” 7.19 online comments. 1. Maybellineâ€™s Color parts per million â€” in May- Sensation in Pink Petal. Trade group bellineâ€™s Color Sensational (Lead content: 7.19 parts per Pink Petal lipstick. million or ppm) The Personal Care ProdBut the average lead 2. Lâ€™OrĂŠal Colour ucts Council, a trade group contamination in the 400 Riche in Volcanic. (Lead that represents the cosmet- lipsticks it tested last year content: 7.00 ppm) ics industry, agreed with was 1.11 parts per million, 3. NARS Semi-Matte in the FDAâ€™s assessment. very close to the average Red Lizard. (Lead content: Halyna Breslawec, the from the agencyâ€™s 2008 4.93 ppm) councilâ€™s chief scientist, said analysis. 4. Cover Girl Queen her group has petitioned find him.â€? Collection Vibrant Hues BY SINDYA N. BHANOO the agency to limit the Hired private lab Although the author of Color in Ruby Remix. THE NEW YORK TIMES amount of lead allowed in the curse is not mentioned in (Lead content: 4.92 ppm) SEATTLE â€” A vegetable cosmetics. The FDA, which hired a 5. NARS Semi-Matte in seller named Babylas was the writing, Hollmann specuThe consensus on what private laboratory to do the Funny Face. (Lead conlates that it might have been the target of an alarming a rival businessman. that limit should be â€” 10 testing, selected lipsticks tent: 4.89) curse nearly 2,000 years ago. â€œThis is a pretty serious parts per million, Breslawec based on the parent com6. Lâ€™OrĂŠal Colour Rich Written on a lead tablet curse,â€? he said. said â€” is higher than the panyâ€™s market share, in Tickled Pink. (Lead found in Antioch, one of the â€œAnd we have other evilevels detected by the two though it also included a content: 4.45) rounds of FDA testing and few brands from niche mar7. Lâ€™OrĂŠal Intensely largest cities in the Roman dence that these kinds of is in line with proposals in kets. Moisturizing Lipcolor in Empire, the curse calls on practices went on.â€? The tablet was found in a Canada and Germany. â€œWe do not consider the Heroic. (Lead content: 4.41) the gods to tie up the hapless well in the 1930s, presumgreengrocer, then â€œdrown The FDA is evaluating lead levels we found in the 8. Cover Girl Continuably the same one it was whether it should recom- lipsticks to be a safety con- ous Color in Warm Brick. and chillâ€? his soul. mend an upper limit. The curse is described in dropped in. cern,â€? the FDA said in its (Lead content: 4.28) Since then, along with Breslawec said lead is online comments. German journal 9. Maybelline Color the not intentionally put in lipâ€œThe lead levels we Sensational in Mauve Zeitschrift fĂźr Papyrologie many other items excavated stick or any other cosmetic found are within the limits Me. (Lead content: 4.23) und Epigraphik by Alexan- from Antioch, which lies near but that many color addi- recommended by other pub10. Stargazer lipstick der Hollmann, a classicist at Turkeyâ€™s Syrian border, the tives approved by the FDA lic health authorities for in shade â€œc.â€? (Lead con- the University of Washing- tablet has been at the Princare mineral-based and lead in cosmetics.â€? tent: 4.12) ton who studies Greek and eton University Art Museum. Curse tablets like this one therefore contain trace levThe lead content in MayFull analysis of all 400 Roman magic. have shown up in Rome, in els of lead that is naturally bellineâ€™s Pink Petal is more varieties â€” www.fda.gov/ The curse was written on Carthage in Africa and found in soil, water and air. than twice as high as levels Cosmetics/Productand both sides of the tablet. throughout the ancient MedBut determining the found in the previous FDA IngredientSafety/Product One side calls upon the iterranean region, said Holltrue safety level for lead in report and more than 275 Information/ucm137224. god Iao to bind Babylas; the mann, who has deciphered other side addresses multi- one other such tablet from ple gods and calls for the Antioch and is working on tablet to be thrown down and six others. â€œkilledâ€? in a well â€” followed, â€œThey are so similar in the same way, by Babylas. because professionals were â€œIt also shows where he using magic books that circulives,â€? Hollmann said. â€œItâ€™s lated,â€? he said. â€œThese had all sort of designed so the templates that were used for gods know exactly where to hundreds of years.â€?
Reaching back to unravel curse German article by UW classicist describes tabletâ€™s chilling words
Obama takes GOP heat on possible nuclear force cuts PENINSULA DAILY NEWS NEWS SOURCES
WASHINGTON â€” The Obama administrationâ€™s consideration of severe cuts in nuclear weapons has generated a flurry of GOP criticism â€” â€œreckless lunacyâ€? in the words of Arizona Rep. Trent Franks. No commander in chief has cut the nuclear force to as low a number as Obama might under a set of options that his administration is considering now.
One option is to cut the number of deployed longrange weapons to a range of 1,000 to 1,100; a second would drop it to between 700 and 800; a third is to go down to between 300 and 400. That compares with the 1,550 warhead limit set by a U.S.-Russia arms pact, known as the New START treaty, which took effect one year ago. Rep. Michael Turner, R-Ohio, said Friday that he would be aghast at the notion of deep cuts to the nuclear
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nuclear weapons requirements, said Wednesday that another option is to stick to the 1,550 limit. But Miller also suggested that getting below 1,500 is more likely. Miller told a nuclear deterrence symposium that he believes the U.S. can strengthen deterrence and maintain its security obligations to allies, while reducing the risks of the spread of nuclear technologies and arms, with a smaller nuclear force. It would be a major surprise if Obama chose to cut to 300 deployed warheads, not least because it seems highly unlikely that the Russians would agree to anything nearly that low.
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Former NFL players sue league over concussions THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW ORLEANS â€” Nearly a dozen former NFL players living in Louisiana have sued the NFL, the latest players to accuse the league of failing to protect players from the risks associated with concussions. Several former New Orleans Saints players, including John Fourcade, are among the 11 ex-players named as plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in New Orleans. The lawsuit says each of them has developed mental or physical problems from concussions or concussionlike symptoms. Several similar suits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease already have been consolidated in Philadelphia. James Dugan, a lawyer for the former players from Louisiana, said he expects the case to be transferred to Philadelphia within a month. The NFL has vowed to vigorously defend itself against the suits. Football helmet manufacturer Riddell Inc. also is named as a defendant in the lawsuit filed in New Orleans.
The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, accuses the NFL of ignoring playersâ€™ concussion risks for years â€œdespite overwhelming medical evidence that on-field concussions led directly to brain injuries and frequently had tragic repercussions for retired players.â€? â€œWanting their players on the field instead of training tables, and in an attempt to protect a multibillion dollar business, the NFL has purposefully attempted to obfuscate the issue and has repeatedly refuted the connection between concussions and brain injury to the disgust of Congress, which has blasted the NFLâ€™s handling of the issue on multiple occasions,â€? the lawsuit says. A 2000 survey of more than 1,000 former NFL players found that more than 60 percent had suffered at least one concussion, while 26 percent had suffered three or more during their careers, according to the lawsuit. â€œThose who had sustained concussions reported more problems with memory, concentration, speech impediments, headaches and other neurological problems than those who had not been concussed,â€? the suit says.
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Abroad: Demographics CONTINUED FROM D1 By the reckoning of the Institute of International Education, foreign students in the United States contribute about $21 billion a year to the national economy, including $463 million here in Washington state. But the influx affects more than just the bottom line — campus culture, too, is changing.
Demographic shifts While the University of Washington’s demographic shifts have been sharper and faster — international students were 2 percent of the freshmen in 2006 — similar changes are under way at flagship public universities across the nation. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and University of California campuses in Berkeley and Los Angeles all had at least 10 percent foreign freshmen this academic year, more than twice that of five years ago. And at top private schools including Columbia University, Boston University and the University of Pennsylvania, at least 15 percent of this year’s freshmen are from other countries. All told, the number of undergraduates from China alone has soared to 57,000 from 10,000 five years ago.
11% from China At the University of Washington, 11 percent of the nearly 5,800 freshmen are from China. A few places have begun to charge international students additional fees besides tuition. At Purdue University, it was $1,000 this year and will double next year; engineering undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had to pay a $2,500 surcharge this year. “We’re in something akin to the gold rush, a frontierstyle environment where colleges and universities, like prospectors in the 1800s, realize that there is gold out there,” said David Hawkins, the director of public policy at the National Association for College Admission Counseling. “While it’s the admissions offices butting up against the issues most right now, every department after them, every faculty member who comes into contact with international students, is going to have to recalibrate as institutions become more international. I see a cascading list of challenges.” They have already begun at the University of Washington.
“Morally, I feel the university should accept in-state students first, then other American students, then international students.” FARHEEN SIDDIQUI freshman from Renton Orientation leaders last fall had to explain, repeatedly, the rigorous campus recycling practices, reinforce no-smoking rules and, at the make-your-own-sundae bar, help people get the hang of the whipped-cream cans. But there are deeper issues, like how much latitude professors should give in written assignments.
Written assignments “We recognize that people from other countries often speak with an accent,” said John Webster, director of writing at the university’s College of Arts and Science. “If we’re truly going to be a global university, which I think is a terrific thing, we have to recognize that they may write with an accent as well.” For example, because Mandarin has one pronunciation for “he,” “she” and “it” and nothing like “a” or “the,” many Chinese speakers struggle with pronouns and articles. And English verb forms, like past participles, gerunds and infinitives, can be difficult to master, since Chinese verbs are unchanging. Given that Chinese students’ writing will be “accented” for years, Webster said he believes that professors should focus less on trying to make their English technically correct and more on making their essays understandable and interesting. But he knows this could be a controversial issue, reminiscent of the Ebonics debate decades ago.
awry when local high achievers, even valedictorians, are rejected by the campuses they have grown up aspiring to. “My constituents want a slot for their kid,” said state Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle. “I hear it at the grocery store every day — and I’ve got four young kids myself, so I get it. “We are struggling with capacity, access and affordability,” he said. “But international engagement is part of our state’s DNA. We have a special economic and social relationship with China, and I am happy to have so many Chinese students at the university.” Still, Jim Allen, a counselor at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, said: “Families are frustrated. There aren’t as many private colleges here as in the East, and a lot of families expect their children to go to UW.”
Surprise applications Unlike many other state universities, the University of Washington did no overseas recruiting before this academic year, when it staged recruiting tours in several countries. So the rapid growth in international applications — to more than 6,000 this year from 1,541 in 2007, with China by far the largest source — was something of a surprise. Last spring, another surprise was the percentage who accepted offers of admission: 42 percent decided to enroll, up from 35 percent the previous year. “As best I can make out, it’s just word of mouth,” said Ballinger, the admissions dean. “We’re well-known in China, we’re highly rated on the Shanghai rankings, and we have a lot of contacts.” Applications from abroad present some special challenges. Because the SAT is not given in mainland China, the university does not require international students to take it. Although it does not pay recruiting agents, Ballinger said he knew many applicants hired them, so the university does not consider Chinese applicants’ personal essays or recommendations. Some in-state students said they had trouble knowing what to make of the fact that international students, on the one hand, help underwrite financial aid, and, on the other, take up seats that might have gone to their high school classmates.
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SEATTLE — A luxury undercover boat purchased with fines collected from fishermen was used by federal fishery police to visit dockside restaurants with friends, as a venue for onboard barbecues and for high-speed “pleasure cruising,” according to federal documents. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration bought the 35-foot boat for about $300,000, so its law enforcement officers based in Seattle could covertly monitor whether whale watch boats in Puget Sound were harassing the animals. But the documents indicate the boat was rarely used for official business. “It was a fishermenfunded party boat for bureaucrats,” U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R--Mass., said on the Senate floor Friday. Brown’s office obtained the U.S. Commerce Department’s Inspector General’s review of the purchase after a Freedom of Information Act request. The boat’s purchase was first disclosed in July 2010, as part of an audit by the
inspector general on how the millions in fines paid by fishermen were being spent. The audit uncovered broad mismanagement of the fines, which can reach six figures. NOAA has since reformed how the fines are monitored and handled. On Friday, Brown said the luxury boat was a symbol of NOAA’s damaged relationship with fishermen and again asked President Obama to fire NOAA chief Jane Lubchenco. NOAA said “appropriate action” has or will be taken against employees involved, though it didn’t release details, citing privacy rules. The boat will be offered to other government agencies and put up for sale if there are no takers. The agency added it has fixed problems found by the inspector general by overhauling its enforcement program with new leadership, policies to ensure consistent enforcement practices nationwide and better accounting and oversight. NOAA’s law enforcement office is charged with enforcing the nation’s complicated
fisheries laws, which regulate, for example, where and with what gear fishermen can fish. The boat was purchased in February 2008, before Lubchenco was appointed to lead NOAA. It was to blend in with whale watch boats and ensure they didn’t break federal rules by moving within 100 yards of the whales, according to the documents. A brochure for the boat, a Boston Whaler Model 345 Conquest, says it holds 14 people and its “luxurious interior” includes a flat screen television, island bed and hardwood cabin flooring. The report said after the boat’s June 2008 launch in Seattle, a NOAA enforcement agent — whose name was redacted — took his wife and friend to a restaurant in Bremerton, despite rules barring non-federal employee from being on board. The agent took friends to eat at a Gig Harbor restaurant on Aug. 5, 2008, then got stranded with his wife in Puget Sound a few days later because he ran out of gas.
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Oil rose to near $103 a barrel Friday in Asia, and benchmark U.S. crude was up 93 cents to $103.24 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The latter traded at about $96 a barrel at the first of this month. Several refineries have been mothballed in recent months, Kloza said, and some of those refineries “represented the key to a smooth spring transition from winter-to-spring gasoline.” The annual change in gasoline formulas is mandated by pollution-fighting regulations. Some cities, including Los Angeles and New York, already are closing in on $4 a gallon, said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com, a website that tracks gasoline prices.
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The international influx is likely to keep growing, in part because of the booming recruiting industry that has sprung up overseas. That includes the use of commissioned agents, who help students through the admissions process — and sometimes write their application essays. Amid controversy over such agents, Hawkins’ group has named a commission — to meet for the first time next month — to formulate a policy regarding recruiters. Nationwide, higher education financing has undergone a profound shift in recent years, with many public institutions that used to get most of their financing from state governments now relying on tuition for more than half their budgets. But legislators and taxpayers still feel deep ownership of the state institutions created to serve homeCONTINUED FROM D1 grown students — and worry that something is “Early February crude oil prices are higher than they’ve ever been on similar calendar dates through the years, and the price of crude That’s where we come in. We’ll help you craft a sets the standard for gasocompelling message and create the tools you need to line prices,” Kloza said.
NOAA in Seattle acquired a Boston Whaler 345 Conquest similar to the one shown here.
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Takeover of Central Park? Alaskaâ€™s idea Stateâ€™s legislators ask U.S. to make it wilderness area BY ANDY NEWMAN THE NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK â€” In the interest of preserving an already-compromised sliver of urban wilderness, state legislators are asking the federal government to take over New York Cityâ€™s Central Park. State legislators in Alaska, that is. Annoyed with outsidersâ€™ meddling with the right to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, state Rep. Kyle Johansen, Republican of Ketchikan, introduced a resolution in Juneau last month that gives the statesrights-depriving Eastern elites a taste of their own medicine.
â€˜Wilderness areaâ€™ It urges the federal government to â€œdeclare Central Park to be a wilderness area and to prohibit any further improvement or development of Central Park unless authorized by an act of Congress.â€? Many of Johansenâ€™s colleagues immediately signed on as co-sponsors, including the speaker of the House. The resolution, first noted on the East Coast by the neighborhood newspaper West Side Rag, is primarily a piece of political satire, Johansen said, but one with a solid basis in history. â€œWhat Iâ€™m trying to accomplish,â€? he said, â€œis to basically make a point of the hypocrisy of â€” and donâ€™t take offense â€” those East Coast folks who write a lot of checks to shut down Alaska, while in their own backyard,
Manhattan has been turned from a pristine wild island supporting an amazing Muir web of life to having only Central Park left as a green belt. â€œAnd even Central Park has been radically changed.â€?
â€œWhat Iâ€™m trying to accomplish,â€? he said, â€œis to basically make a point of the hypocrisy of â€” and donâ€™t take offense â€” those East Coast folks who write a lot of checks to shut down Alaska . . .â€? REP. KYLE JOHANSEN R-Ketchikan, Alaska
Before Hudson The resolution notes that before Henry Hudson arrived in 1609, Manhattan was â€œa remarkably diverse and natural landscape of hills, valleys, forests, fields,â€? marshes, beaches, ponds and streams that supported populations of gray wolf, elk, black bear and mountain lion. Since then, the measure says, â€œthe unrestrained development of buildings, highways and urban sprawl on Manhattan has destroyed habitat, displaced indigenous peoples and disrupted [ecosystems].â€? Central Park makes up 6 percent of Manhattan; the area that pro-drilling lawmakers seek to open to oil exploration makes up 8 percent of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Ergo, if one landscape is worthy of federal protection, why not the other? Though extractive industries are not allowed to operate in Central Park â€” unless you count the overpriced organic hot-dog vendor near the skating rink â€” the landscape has indeed been repeatedly disfigured over the years by zoos, faux Gothic castles and whatnot. But Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said that â€œthe premise that Central Park is not as protected
as a federal property in Alaska is not true.â€? Among other things, the park falls under the Public Trust Doctrine, which bars use of parks for any nonrecreation purpose without THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (2) approval from the state New Yorkâ€™s Central Park, shown above from the air, is likened â€” tongueLegislature. In New York, not Alaska. in-cheek â€” to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, below, in legislation As stranger-than-satire proposed in Alaska. history would have it, though, the federal takeover of Central Park was actually proposed during the cityâ€™s 1970s fiscal crisis. A 1978 study rejected the idea. While it would bring in needed money and personnel, the studyâ€™s authors wrote, federalization would put the park in the hands of federal civil servants â€œwho would not feel compelled to be responsive to local wishes concerning usage.â€?
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Congress sends tax cut to Obama President expected to sign soon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — Congress swiftly approved legislation Friday renewing a payroll tax cut for 160 million American workers and jobless benefits for millions more, backing the main items on President Barack Obama’s jobs agenda in a rare burst of Washington bipartisanship. The Senate approved the $143 billion measure on a 60-36 vote minutes after the House approved it by a sweeping 293-132 vote. Obama is expected to sign it shortly after returning from a West Coast fundraising swing. On Friday in an appearance at the Boeing factory in Everett, north of Seattle, Obama gave lawmakers a verbal fist bump. “It is amazing what happens when Congress focuses on doing the right thing instead of just playing politics,” Obama said. “This was a good example, and Congress should take pride in it.” In fact, Obama’s jobs agenda had politics woven into it, including campaignstyle rallies and news coverage that — along with the GOP presidential primary — have coincided with a boost in his poll numbers.
Paycheck continuance Under the bill, workers would continue to receive a 2 percentage point increase in their paychecks, and people out of work for more than six months would keep jobless benefits averaging about $300 a week, steps that Obama says will help support a fragile recovery from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. It would also head off a steep cut in reimbursements for physicians who treat Medicare patients. The tax cuts, jobless coverage and higher doctors’ payments would all continue through 2012. Passage of the legislation hands Obama a victory over objections from many Republicans who oppose it but were eager to wipe the issue from the election-year agenda. It also clears away a political headache for House Republicans, who blocked a two-month extension of the tax cut and jobless coverage in late December, only to retreat quickly under a buzz saw of opposition from conservative and GOP leaders from around the country.
Payroll tax cut at a glance CONGRESS VOTED AND sent to President Barack Obama a $144 billion package that extends three major programs through the end of the year: a 2 percentage-point reduction in the Social Security payroll tax, federal unemployment benefits for the long-time unemployed and avoidance of a 27 percent cut in reimbursements for doctors treating Medicare patients. A look at how the package would be financed: ■ There would be no cuts in other programs to pay for the $100 billion cost of extending the payroll tax cut. ■ Half of the unemployment benefit extension would be paid for by asking new federal employees to contribute an additional 2.3 percent into their defined benefit plans. The other half would come from giving the Federal Communications Commission the authority to pay TV broadcasters for underutilized broadcast spectrums and auction that off to wireless companies. That is expected to raise $25 billion, of which $7 billion in auction proceeds and spectrum worth $2.75 billion would go to a new first responder network for police, firefighters and other public safety officials. The broadcast spectrum sales are expected to lead to faster downloads for smartphones, iPads and other mobile devices. The House Energy and Commerce Committee said unlicensed spectrum has been a source of innovation, enabling new forms of communication like WiFi and Bluetooth. ■ The approximately $20 billion cost of preventing payment cuts to Medicare doctors would be paid for with cuts in other areas of health care. All these cuts and savings would be achieved from 2012 through 2022. ■ $2.5 billion would come from a health care law fund directed to Louisiana to make up for Medicaid money it lost because of the influx of federal dollars after Hurricane Katrina. ■ $4.1 billion from reducing Medicaid payments to hospitals with a disproportionate share of uninsured patients. President Barack Obama sought similar cuts in his proposed 2013 budget. ■ $5 billion would be cut from a 10-year, $15 billion program included in the 2010 health care law, promoted by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, that was aimed at boosting prevention and public health programs. ■ $2.7 billion saved by reducing payment rates for clinical laboratory services by 2 percent in 2013. ■ $6.9 billion saved by reducing bad debt payments. Currently Medicare reimburses hospitals and skilled nursing facilities for 70 percent of costsharing that patients are unable or unwilling to pay. Bad debt reimbursements would be phased down to 65 percent in the 2013 budget year. Obama had also recommended reductions in these payments. The Associated Press
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Sales-tax deductions not extended in deal PENINSULA DAILY NEWS NEW SOURCES
WASHINGTON — The sales-tax deductions for residents of Washington and other states without individual income taxes apparently will not be extended for 2012. The latest deal on a payroll-tax holiday, hammered out last week by a House-Senate conference committee, apparently does not include an agreement to extend salestax deductions and a host of other tax breaks. It leaves unsettled whether Washington state residents will be able to write off taxes on purchases made this year.
Stuck in limbo? And if history is any guide, residents of Washington and seven other states could be stuck in limbo for a while. Ever since Congress enacted the option in 2004 for taxpayers to deduct state and local sales taxes in lieu of state income taxes on their federal returns, the provision has lurched from one temporary renewal to another. The deal expired at the end of 2009, and Congress waited 12 months before retroac-
licans voted against the measure by a 2-1 margin. Five Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., opposed the measure, while 14 Republicans, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, backed it. In the House, however, a solid majority of Republicans backed the measure despite reservations about its $89 billion impact on the budget deficit over the coming decade.
Final deal And Republicans said the final deal, significantly changed from a tea partybacked measure that passed in December, was the best Republicans could get. “We don’t control Wash-
ington [D.C.]. Democrats still control Washington — they control the Senate, and they control the White House,” said Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., the top House negotiator on the measure. “A divided government must still govern.” Camp cited stricter job search requirements for people receiving unemployment benefits and other reforms to the program as wins for conservatives. But many GOP lawmakers were upset that the measure would add to the federal deficit and doubted that it would do much to boost the economy. Another concern was that it cuts a payroll tax that’s dedicated to paying Social Security benefits. Deficit spending would make up for the lost revenue, but some lawmakers fear it would chip away at Washington’s commitment
tively renewing it through 2011. Congress let it lapse again in December while Democrats and Republicans wrangled furiously over a two-month stopgap agreement over Social Security tax reductions and extended unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed. Last week, Congress largely forged a deal to extend those tax breaks through the rest of this year — but left out deductions for sales taxes, tuition, tax credits for clean energy and six dozen other tax breaks. The deal led to Friday’s fast-track passage of the payroll tax cut for all of 2012. Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming also do not have a state income tax. New Hampshire has neither an income tax nor a general sales tax. Lawmakers from affected states have pushed hard to write the sales-tax deduction permanently into the tax code. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Mountlake Terrace, who sits on the Senate Finance Committee, has sponsored a bill to do just that. But that legislation — along with three similar proposals introduced last year — stalled in committee.
to the program. “I cannot and I will not support legislation that extends the payroll tax holiday without paying for it,” said Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga. “This will add $100 billion to the deficit and it will create an even greater shortfall within the Social Security trust fund that already has over $100 billion shortfall just in the last two years.”
And the No. 2 Democrat in the House, Steny Hoyer of Maryland, excoriated the measure for cutting the retirement benefits of new federal hires. “The only individuals paying for this bill out of 315 million Americans are the two million civilian workers who work for us, who work for all of us, day after day, week after week, month after month,” Hoyer said.
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CHERRY POINT — State inspectors have started investigating what caused a dramatic blaze at the BP Cherry Point refinery near Blaine. It is the largest oil refinery in the state. BP Refinery Manager Stacey McDaniel said the fire started at about 2:30 p.m. Friday in a tower on the refinery’s south side and was put out by 3:30 p.m. McDaniel said the only person hurt during the fire and evacuation was a contract employee who received medical attention for a knee injury.
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and change the subject for the rest of this election year. “We’re dumb, but we’re not stupid,” McCain told reporters after he voted. “We did not want to repeat the debacle of last December. It’s not that complicated.” “I think everyone learned a lot from the endof-the-year stuff,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. “Everything doesn’t have to be a fight.” Republicans, Reid added, have “opposed virtually everything we’ve tried to do.” “I think they came to the conclusion that that hasn’t Changing the subject worked out very well,” Reid With that history, said. Opposition was stronger Republicans seemed ready to get the fight behind them in the Senate, where Repub-
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$ Briefly . . . CONTINUED FROM D1 As a fellow, Cutler’s role will be to mentor public works professionals enrolled in the association’s Donald C. Stone Center for Leadership Excellence throughout the next year. Cutler is among 150 public works professionals from across North America who were recently inducted as leadership fellows. A retired Navy captain, Cutler has been Port Angeles public works and utilities director since 1999. He has executive leadership and management responsibilities in the city for maintaining and improving roads and streets; managing the wastewater treatment plant, water distribution system, wastewater collection system, solid waste collection and disposal systems, electric distribution systems and stormwater collection system; construction, design and management of capital projects; fleet services; and city parks maintenance. With a city population of about 19,000, Cutler has a workforce of 135 staff and is responsible for managing an annual budget of $80 million. “As a senior military officer, I have had the opportunity to counsel and provide professional development mentoring to many junior officers,” Cutler said. “Also as a senior department head at the city of Port Angeles, I have mentored many up-and-coming young professionals. “The mentoring process never stops but continues for a lifetime.”
20th anniversary SEQUIM — Sequim businessman Leonard Lewicki recently celebrated his 20th anniversary with Ameriprise Financial. He started his practice with Ameriprise in Seattle and currently has offices in Bellevue and Sequim. Lewicki has been in the
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Accepting a donation from First Federal Port Townsend branch manager Laurie Liske, second from right, are Jefferson County Fair Association board member Su Tipton, left, treasurer/office manager Sue McIntire and President and Manager Bill McIntire.
Jefferson County Fair receives funds PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Fair Association recently received a $1,000 donation for 4-H youth fair ribbons from First Federal. “We are proud to be partnering with
PENINSULA DAILY NEWS financial services industry for 39 years, ever since his graduation from the UniverLewicki sity of Illinois College of Law. He served as an attorney with the financial services arm of Borg-Warner Corp. and with Continental Illinois National Bank, both in Chicago. Lewicki left the practice of law to work in commercial banking at Continental Illinois Bank and then with Rainier National Bank in Seattle before starting his practice with Ameriprise Financial. In 2011, Seattle magazine named him a five-star
wealth manager, which according to the magazine puts him in the top 5 percent of all wealth managers in the Puget Sound region. Lewicki has been active in local Sequim activities, including the Chamber of Commerce and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, where he serves as board president.
KONP talk guests PORT ANGELES — Here is this week’s schedule for the 1:05 p.m. to 2 p.m. local talk show segment on KONP radio, at 1450 AM, 102.1 FM and www.konp.com on the Internet outside the Port Angeles area. Station general manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Mon-
day through Thursday segments, and Karen Hanan hosts “Art Beat” on Fridays. This week’s scheduled lineup: ■ Monday: To be announced because of Presidents Day. ■ Tuesday: Port Angeles School District, skills USA competitors. ■ Wednesday: Linda Rotmark, executive director of the Economic Development Council ■ Thursday: To be announced. ■ Friday: In the first segment, Gary McRoberts, Joel Yelland and Steve Cockfield discuss an upcoming concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim, on Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. In the second segment, Jake Seniuk from the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
‘Check is in mail’ could become legal excuse PENINSULA DAILY NEWS NEWS SOURCES
WASHINGTON — “The check is in the mail” might get legal push behind it. With U.S. Postal Service cuts threatening to slow mail delivery, a group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill is pushing legislation to require banks, credit card companies and other businesses to credit a customer’s account on the date a payment is postmarked rather than the date it is received. The Postmark Payment Act is similar to a 1995 bill that had bipartisan support but never made it through Congress in the face of opposition from banks and other industries that warned it could lead to higher costs.
REP. STEVE COHEN D-Tenn. late fees and penalties for bills they believed in good faith they had paid on time, through no fault of their own,” he said in a statement. Proponents of the bill note that the Internal Revenue Service uses the postmark as proof that a taxpayer mailed his or her tax
return on or before the deadline. Postal officials have delayed until mid-May plans to change delivery standards for first-class mail and close facilities, to give lawmakers time to explore a financial reform plan.
Exemptions The bill would exempt any payment where another method, such as electronic payment, is required by regulation, contract or law. It has been referred the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for consideration. As part of his federal budget proposal released Monday, President Barack Obama called for the Postal
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BEIJING — China’s central bank will lower the ratio of funds that banks must hold as reserves in a move that frees tens of billions of dollars for lending and aims to help spur slowing economic growth. The reserve requirement ratio for major commercial banks will be decreased Friday to 20.5 percent from 21 percent, the People’s Bank of China said Saturday in a Peninsula Daily News one-sentence notice on its website. and The Associated Press
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EXCEPTIONALLY PRIVATE Pr ivate and secluded waterfront home on 1.6 acres with 213â€™ of prime beach frontage. Spectacular water views Inside and out. Large deck and great outdoor spaces. Beautiful hardwood f l o o r s. N ew s t a i n l e s s steel appliances, heaters, doors and entry tile flooring. $395,000. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 FOUR SEASONS RANCH Affordable bank owned home. 3 Br., 2 bath. Nice spacious kitchen. 1,956 sf. Enjoy all the amenities of Four Seasons Ranch. $175,000. ML252407 Thelma Durham 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. P. A . : R e n t p ay m e n t s buys the home! Cash out when you want. Resell at a profit. Decide to move--it wonâ€™t ruin your credit. Shop, RV hookups, 3 Br., 2 ba. 1 1/4 acre, borders Discovery Trail. Credit problems OK! Little down, $1,000 month. 206-856-0279.
Great investment property, or make this cute little bungalow your home. Updated electrical, plumbing, and double pane windows. This property has numerous fruit trees, partial views of the ocean and mountains. All of this on an oversized lot. $89,500. ML261959 Jennifer Felton 457-0456 GREAT BONES WINDERMERE P.A. Desirable Cedars Golf Course, 3 Br., 2 bath LIKE NEW and formal living/dining, Recent updates: carpet, large landscaped fenced vinyl in kitchen, counteryard, Olympic Mountain t o p s. Fr e s h l y p a i n t e d and course views, large throughout, lowmaintes u n n y k i t c h e n , g r e a t nance, private enclosed room with wood stove patio, great mountain and slider to deck. view, convenient Sher$205,000 wood Village location. ML318589/262611 $212,500 Team Schmidt ML319362/262622 683-6880 Team Schmidt WINDERMERE 683-6880 SUNLAND WINDERMERE FULLY COMPLETED New single story rambler on a small city lot. Close to shopping. Club house and lawn maintenance maintained by HOA. $205,000. ML262246. Robert or Dave 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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PRIVATE 9.89 ACRES Rambler home plus artistâ€™s log cabin. Detached garage with roughed-in apartment, close to town yet private. Large deck off rambler. Great room and two large Br. $235,000 ML252160/261542 Terry Peterson 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
MERRILL ESTATES Beautiful 3 Br. home on 3+ acres offers all kinds of choices. Lots of windows let in lots of sunshine in the main living areas including the aptly named sunroom. Downstairs could be a separate apartment. Thereâ€™s a sweet balcony off the master bedroom that overlooks the gardens. Lots of spaces for enjoying the outdoors especially the patio. $398,000. ML261752. Pili Meyer 417-9799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
TERRIFIC TRI-LEVEL Check out this 3 Br., 2 bath west side home on a double cor ner lot! Three floors offer great separation of space yet an easy flow. Totally rehabbed from the roof to the floors in 2004. Central forced air electric furnace makes for more u s a bl e wa l l s p a c e i n every room. Great price! $209,900. ML262412. Rita Erdmann 417-9873 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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WIDE OPEN SPACES G e t away f r o m i t a l l ! T h i s 4 B r. , 2 . 5 b a t h home with over 2,400 sf on 33 acres west of Joyce, offers lots of oppor tunity for only $275,000. Detached 3 stall garage + another outbuilding. Kathy Brown 417-2785 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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MAKE A FRESH START IN 2012 with this 1.70 acre gated beauty. 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath, double garage and outside wood storage. Kitchen, dining room & great room have hardwood ďŹ‚oors. Sit on the deck on a quiet evening and enjoy the landscape and unobstructed mountain view. Lots of hobby and work space for all those projects you love. MLS#262042 Reduced price to $347,000. Preview at www.GretchenWay.com
HOME SWEET HOME This home has been in this family for 3 generations. great back yard for gardening and enjoying mountain view. Generous living space in the living room and â€œparlor.â€? Conveniently located on busline and close to grocery. Youâ€™ll love the vintage touches throughout. MLS#261890 Joyce will greet you $149,000
REDUCED PRICE NOT VIEW Enjoy the view of the Straits all the way to Victoria. In-town convenience on a quiet, dead-end street. Bright, cheery and spacious home with an indoor swim/spa. Master BR and bath, another two bedrooms and full bath all on the main ďŹ‚oor. Large ďŹ nished daylight basement with family room, 2 more bedrooms and a 3/4 bath. MLS#261045 Now Just $299,000 Preview at www.MarineViewHome.com
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SPARLING CLEAN Single level condominium, conveniently located close to town. Freshly painted, new floor ing throughout. Attached garage (storage space), separate utility room. $125,000 ML299740/262341 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
SUNLAND CHARMER Remodeled with updated kitchen and laminate floors throughout. Spacious bedrooms, large family room and open kitchen/dining area. Attached 2-car garage. $229,000. ML262232. Carolyn or Robert 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
Real Estate Auction Nominal Opening Bid: $10,000 Forks 222 Elk Loop Dr 4BR 2BA 1,355sf+/Auctions: 6:00PM Thu Feb. 23 on site williamsauction.com 800-801-8003 See our website for more Seattle area properties Many properties now available for online bidding! Williams & Williams WA Broker: JUDSON GLEN VANNOY (206)972-9023 Lic.# 13449 Auctioneer: Tommy Ray Assiter Auc Lic 2936
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LOVELY MOUNTAIN VIEW Home on 1.25 acres with a country setting, 1,670 sf and features 320 sf all-seasons sunroom, (not incl. in sf) and great room design. 2-car attached garage, newer tile roof. Deck, hot tub, detached garage/shop, fenced back yard area, green house, fruit trees and organic garden area. $279,900. ML260822 Linda 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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WONDERFUL HOME! Out in the county, but close to town! 3 Br., 2 full baths. In very good c o n d i t i o n . Fo r c e d a i r heat, plus propane fireplace. Attached double garage. Good shed. Fenced no-maintenance b a ck ya r d ! Wo n â€™ t l a s t long. $200,000. ML262634 Tom Blore PETER BLACK REAL ESTATE 683-4116
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GREAT FUTURE HOMESITE Nice level lot with all utilities in at road. CC&Rs to protect your investment. Pr iced to sell. $55,000. ML251879 Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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John. L. Scott Sequim 1190 E. Washington St. Sequim, WA 98382 (800) 998-4131 (360) 683-4131
John L. Scott Port Angeles 1134 East Front Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 (800) 446-8115 (360) 457-8593 Open 7 Days a Week Visit JohnLScott.com & enter the 5-digit code These ofﬁces independently owned and operated
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JENNIE’S MEADOW SUN FILLED TOWNHOME.
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small, cozy home on 1.5 acres. High ceilings, fully furnished, woodstove, all appliances; covered front porch & individual well. 1 BR, 1BA. Being used as a vacation rental! Call BARB (360) 461-2422 ML#262514 $151,500
LOCATED BETWEEN SEQUIM & PA!
View of green built and mountains. Yard care included in $95 monthly HOA dues. Close to shopping and Discovery Trail. Call Lani (360) 301-4576
Just minutes from town, yet far enough out for privacy. This 3BR/2BA has high banks of windows that frame the entire south exterior wall, creating a Northwestern lodge type atmosphere that ﬂows throughout the interior. Lots of outbuildings for storage, apple trees, berries & a pasture for livestock. Call Don (360) 460-0204
This beautifully maintained, freshly painted, 2 BR, 2 BA, den/ofﬁce condo with attached 2 car garage is move in ready. Call Rita (360) 460-3692
This newer 3BR/2BA home on acreage is sure to please. Spacious living room with new carpet, propane ﬁreplace. Master bedroom with private bath, roomy kitchen with wood ﬂoors. Call Don Edgmon to see (360) 460-0204
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BETTER THAN NEW This home built in 2006, 2130 sq ft., 768 sq ft garage with shop, heat pump, hardwood ﬂoors, granite, mountain view, great location at the end of the road. Call Danni (360) 460-1762 ML#262570 $299,000
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CLOSE TO DISCOVERY TRAIL! New
WATER VIEW HOME IN EMERALD HIGHLANDS
Close to town. 3+ sunny acres, cozy farmhouse, room for your vegetable garden and a barn for your animals. Call Diann (360) 477-3907 or Lani (360) 301-4576
home with 9 foot ceilings and tall windows for natural light. Stunning mountain view. Still time to pick colors and ﬁnishes. Call Lani (360) 301-4576
Come enjoy the many custom features in this like new quality 3BR/2B home with formal dining room and den/ofﬁce plus much more. Call Mike (360) 808-0448
Freshly painted interior, with new bath sink, new carpet & vinyl for a fresh start, for this 3BR/1BA home. It offers double pane windows, mountain view. Lots of storage. Call Don Edgmon to see(360) 460-0204 ML#262527 $119,900
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LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!
stone’s throw away from the Olympic National Park. 1,600 plus SF. 3 BR/2.5 BA, new roof, big fenced yard. Don’t miss this one! Call Jeanette Heaward (360) 461-4585
Adorable 3BR, 1BA, + BONUS UPSTAIRS. GREAT DOWNTOWN LOCALE. ALLEY ACCESS. Call Bill (360) 460-2400
Affordable commercial building and land. Currently used as a medical clinic. It is zoned Commercial Arterial, complete ADA accessible ofﬁce building boasting 6 large, private rooms & break room/conference room. Call Jeanette Heaward (360) 461-4585
on big lot, wheelchair ramp in back, 2-car garage w/workshop. Central Port Angeles, appliances included. Call Valerie Lape (360) 461-7019 ML#261624 $139,000
Immaculate and oversized 3 BR/2BA home, with almost every extra consideration added. Open ﬂoor plan, formal living room, kitchen, dining room and family room, Trex covered deck, in both front and back of the home. Call Don Edgmon to see (360) 460-0204
This 3 BR/2 BA home is one block from the prestigious Peninsula Golf Club. Featuring water views & English style garden, new roof & carpet. This is a turn key home that needs nothing but a golf cart and lots of time to play golf. Call Jeanette Heaward to see (360) 461-4585
AFFORDABLE HOME WITH VIEW OF STRAIT!
HORSE PROPERTY! Great place for
2 BR/1.5 BA, backyard is a gardener’s delight with berries & fruit trees. Hot tub included. Call Valerie Lape to see (360) 461-7019
horses and a beautiful home for people! Fabulous mountain view. 2 BR plus den/ofﬁce. Two garages & RV space. Approx: 5 acres, will consider renting/rent before purchase. Call Valerie Lape (360) 461-7019
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cutie, a double wide with extra features. Family room has large windows with mountain view. Established Apple, Cherry, Plum trees and a nice garden area.
Call Simone (360) 912-0012 ML#262375 $141,000
3BR/2BA single level home with vaulted ceilings, great southern exposure & mountain views. Private setting on 2 acres near town, the Discovery Trail & the Dungeness River. Call Thomas (360) 460-3796
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ATTENTION INVESTORS & BUILDERS Take a look at these 5 city lots with utilities. T h e s e Po r t A n g e l e s building sites are located in an established neighborhood with spec home and resale history. $24,950. ML262456. Jean or Dave 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East Beautiful parcel close to both Port Angeles and Sequim. Power and Water in street on O’Brien Rd. Mountain views. $129,000. ML250687. Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. IMMACULATE CONDOMINIUM 1 Br., 1 bath, Dominion Terrace condo with bonus room that can be used as den or office. Water views, new heat pump, fireplace. Monthly fe e i n c l u d e s w a t e r, t r a s h , s ew e r, p o w e r, cable, and amenities including club house with pool. $79,900. ML262536 Barclay Jennings Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim - 683-3900
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RARE FIND 8.23 acres with barn located in the city of Port Angeles. Countless opportunities. This property is zoned as Residential Medium Density and would allow for up to 100 home sites subject to city approval and requirements. Huge price reduction! $399,000. Jean Irvine 417-9797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
311 For Sale Manufactured Homes
RETIREMENT MADE EASY L ove l y 3 B R . , 2 b a t h home with energy efficient windows, heat pump, new kitchen cabinets, cook top, flooring. Also, skylights and large windows for natural lighting, family room and living room, wonderful covered patio and 2-car garage. In Par kwood, next to a greenbelt for privacy. 55+ park. $72,000. ML261267. Team Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
PT. LUDLOW VILLAGE 2 Br., den, 2 ba, frplc, 2 car gar. No smoke/pet? Resort living: trails, mariHOUSES/APT IN P.A. na, golf. $1,150. A 1 br 1 ba ...............$400 John L Scott P.M. H 1 br 1 ba .............$500 Susan: 360-379-4598 H 2 br 1 ba ...............$600 A 2 br 1 ba ...............$700 SEQUIM: Downtown, 3 H 1 br 1 ba furn ........$800 Br., 2 ba, garage. $900, 4 2 br 1 ba................$850 1st, last dep. 797-7251 H 2 br 1.5 ba ..........$990 call evenings. H 3 br 1 ba ...............$950 DUPLEX P.A. D 1 br 1 ba ...............$525 D 3 br 2 ba ...............$850 JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt.
360-417-2810 More Properties at www.jarentals.com P.A.: 1 Br., remod., carport, great location. $500. 452-6714.
MARLETTE: ‘68 mobile home 12x60 + add ons, 50+ park, appl. incl. $7,000/obo. 452-7098.
P.A.: 2.5 Br., 2 ba, garMFG HOME: 14’x66’, in- TAHOE: For sale, Oly age, new rugs and paint. cludes car por t awning Villiage Inn, exchng any$900. 670-6160. a n d m o v e w i t h i n 5 0 where. $995. 681-4415. miles. $6,500. 457-0950. P.A.: 2 Br., 1.5 ba, D/W, gar., ver y clean, west P. A . : M o b i l e h o m e i n 505 Rental Houses side. No smoke. $700 + Lees Creek Park #25. Clallam County dep. (360)791-8049. $6,000. (253)226-3470. 3 Br., 1.5ba, 2 car gar., P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba $750 PARK TRAILER: ‘99 40’ Nomad. Good condition, wood stove, W/D, D/W, mo., 1st, last dep. hot tub, disposa;. $1100 (360)928-5523 washer/dryer. $7,000. mo., 1st, last, damage, 1 (360)620-4594 P. A . : 2 B r. , ya r d . N o yr. lease. Avail Mar 1st. smoke/pets. $740 mo., PENINSULA DAILY Contact 206-898-3252. plus dep. 457-4023. NEWS Commercial Printing 634 E. 9th St., P.A. 3 P.A.: 3 Br., 1.75 bath, Services 417-3520 Br., 1 ba.. all new. $850 garage. No pets. $990 + dep. (360)460-7516. mo. 360-452-1395. The pros at CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br., 1 PENINSULA P.A. 506 1/2 N. H St. ba. $550. 305 E. 2nd. DAILY NEWS Sm. 2 br., 1 ba. $550 (360)461-4282. can design AND mo, $550 dep. 452-3423 print your COTTAGE P.A.: Small 1 publication. Great P.A.: Clean 3 Br. 2 ba., Br., dog friendly. $750. quality at 2 car gar., water view. 683-3457 competitive prices. $1,050. 452-1016. Call Dean at EAST P.A.: Furn. 2 Br., 360-417-3520 P.A.: Hospital area, 3 2 b a . , W / D, e l e c t r i c 1-800-826-7714 gate/fenced, 2.5 acres, Br., 1 ba, recently renew roof/floor insula- modeled. $875, 1st, last, t i o n / p l u m b i n g . Wo o d dep. (360)460-0095. s t o v e . P l e a s a n t a n d PA L O A LTO, S E Q : 1 peaceful. Prescreening Br. cabin, W/D $550, 1 req. $760. 360-808-0555 yr. lease. 683-4307.
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P. A . : 2 1 6 C o l u m b u s Ave., 3 Br., 1 ba, all appliances and W/D, carpor t, well-maintained, good neighborhood, no pets/smoking, good credit/refs. $775, 1st, last and dep. 461-9680 or 452-3895.
P. A . : Q u i e t c a b i n i n wooded setting. 1 Br., 1 ba, + loft. Super clean and private. $800 mo. Utils incl. 1st + $500 dep. Refs. 360-457-9766 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com
P.A. 1121 E. Park Ave., nice 3 Br., 2 ba, frplc, SEQUIM: 3 Br., $895, appli., 2 car gar., fenced tourfactory.com/517739 yd. No smoking. $1,200. 2 Br., water view, $755 $1,000 dep. 452-3423. tourfactory.com/397357
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605 Apartments Clallam County Accepting applications for studio apts, $300. 1 Br., $450. Plus electric. Income limits apply. 360-457-7785
P.A.: 1 Br., 1 ba, 1 car gar., small yard, nice neighborhood. $475. References. Avail. 3/1. 360-504-2599 P.A. : 1 Br., clean, cozy, no pets/smoking, stora g e , r e f s . $ 4 5 0 m o. , $400 deposit. 809-9979. P.A.: Lg. 1 Br. $500 mo. Cats ok. Move-in cost negotiable for qualified applicants. 452-4409. P. A . : L g 1 B r. , wa t e r view, $615. 1 Br., $550. 206-200-7244 P.A.: Quiet, 2 small Br. $600, 1st, last damage. (360)417-6638 Penn Place Apartments 1 Br., $550 + $550 dep. 2 Br., $650 + $650 dep. W/D, dishwasher. 1/2 off 1st months rent! 457-0747 or 477-9716 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 2 Br. at Heather Place. $750. Incl. W/S/G. 683-3339.
640 Apartments Clallam - Furnished P.A.: Nice lg. furnished 1 Br., pet? $650. (360)452-8760
665 Rental Duplex/Multiplexes
Reynaldo and Ofelia Garcia, demolition of garage, 3923 Woodcock Road, $250. Robert Reandeau, log bath house and game room and propane tank placement, 1985 Fish Hatchery Road, $145,524. Rebert Reandeau, detached garage, 1985 Fish Hatchery Road, $14,764 James W. Balkwill, addition/remodel and change of use from garage to living space, 256 Cameron Road, $136,766. Daniel and Jamie Witczak, change of use from occupancy to R3, 500 gallon above ground propane tank placement, 570 E. Grey Fox Road, $82,685. Gary F. Triz, detached barn, 64 Johnson Creek Road, $30,041. Randy Thompson, detached garage/shop garden room with second floor storage only and 250 gallon underground propane tank placement, 323 Bon Jon View Way, $85,151. Rhonda K. Karls, freestanding wood stove, 31 Loop Drive, $2,100.
P.A: 1 & 2 Br. duplex. $575 to $650. 460-4089 mchughrents.com P.A.: 2 Br., 1.5 ba. No smoking/pets. $700, $700 dep. 457-5206. P.A.: 2 Br., no smoke, no pets. $600. 1st, last dep. (360)460-7235. P.A.: 700 sf, 1 Br., 1 ba, garage, storage, yard on Lazy J Tree Farm. $700, 1st, last, $500 clean dep. Animal ok $200 non refund. (360)461-3117. SEQUIM: 2 Br., 2 bath, laundry room, 1 car gar., no smoking. $800 incl. water/septic. 683-0932.
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Port Angeles Judith A. Carlson, heat pump, 2116 W. 12th St., $4,432. Edmund and Kathleen Hughes, re-roof, 412 E. Fifth St., $3,200. Margaret Bennett, re-roof, 402 E. 12th St., $5,000. James and Cynthia Clark, demolish garage, Georgiana St., $500. Carol D. Woodward, re-roof, 1038 W. Fifth St., $2,004. Joan D. Gill, heat pump, 312 W. 10th St., $11,010. City of Port Angeles, grease trap, 328 E. Seventh St., $7,000. Robert M. Williams, heat pump, 734 W. Fifth St., $3,345. F. Ronald and Betty J. Richmond trust, water line, 1246 W. Highway 101, $1,700. Jeffrey Bohman and Barbara Maynes, steffes heater, 3753 Canyon Circle, $2,000.
Commercial Building 2839 E. Highway 101 Frontage, parking, billboard. Ideal business location. $500. 360-452-5050
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James R. and Patricia M. H. Graft, single family dwelling with attached garage, 174 Forrest Road, $444,897.51. Olympic View Properties Inc, range hood and ventilation fan, 171 W. Washington St., $15,300.
Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 120 gallon above ground propane tank with gas pipe and heater, 42 N. Water St., $0. Evergreen Coho SKP Retreat, 120 gallon above ground propane tank, 2481 Anderson Lake Road 230, $0. Ray Scalabrino, electric hot water heater replacement, 17 Twinsview Court, $0. Michael Bair, cable lift tram to the beach, 5411 State Route 20, $65,000.
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OPEN HOUSE 708 Caroline Street Port Angeles Directions: North on Eunice Street, Right on Caroline Street.
Directions: West on Front Street to Chambers Street. South to 4th Street. House is on SE corner.
STUNNING VIEWS Well maintained Craftsman with turnof-the-century charm and an unobstructed views of Port Angeles Harbor and the Olympic Mountains! $249,950 MLS# 260573
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CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICER I or II (PLANS EXAMINER) $20.51 to 24.99 hr, FT (40 hrs. wk), union and retirement eligible with benefits. Applicants invited to interview will have skills/knowledge tested. Closing date has been extended to Febr uar y 29, 2012 at 4:30 PM (postmark accepted).
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THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY TECHNICIAN Spectrum Health Systems, a contractor with the Dept of Corrections & a leader in chemical dependency services in WA state, seeks therapeutic community technician to assist with residential therapeutic community at Olympic Correction Center in Forks. Experience in a correctional setting prefe r r e d . R e s p i n c l u d e monitoring clients, ensuring clients adhere to schedules & rules, addressing behavioral issues appropr iately, & working closely with Chemical Dependency Professionals. We offer c o m p e t i t i ve s a l a r y & benefits package. Fax resume to 866-598-6603 or email at: resumes@ spectrumsys.org AA/EOE
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YA M A H A : ‘ 0 9 R h i n o Sport ATV 700. Excellent cond., $8,500. 670-6100 or 457-6906.
Correctional Officer At Clallam Bay and Olympic Corrections C e n t e r s. N o n - Pe r m a nent On-Call. Pay starts at $15.38 hourly, plus benefits. Closes 01/29/12. There is a 3% temporary salary reduction is in effect through June 29, 2013 for most state positions. Apply o n - l i n e a t w w w. c a reers.wa.gov. For further information, please call Roxann Bennett at (360) 963-3207. EOE.
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Applications and complete job announcements available online at www.clallam.net/employment/, in front of Human Resources, 223 E 4th St, Por t Angeles, WA 98362, or by calling Clallam County Jobs Line 360-417-2528. Resume in lieu of application not a c c e p t e d . Fa xe d o r emailed applications not accepted. EOE/Dr ug Free Workplace.
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CADILLAC: ‘02 Escalade. Black, 6.0L V8, 135K, totally loaded. $9,250. (360)477-5129.
GERMAN SHEPHERD AKC, young blk and red female, shots, housebroken, loves to play and go for walks, good with other animals, seriCODE COMPLIANCE ous inquiries only. $650 OFFICER I or II or reasonable offer. (PLANS EXAMINER) (360)775-6145 $20.51 to 24.99 hr, FT (40 hrs. wk), union and GMC: ‘94 Sierra SLE. retirement eligible with 2WD, 3/4 ton, long bed, benefits. Applicants invit- w/shell, tow pkg. 122K. ed to interview will have $3,850. (360)681-7055. skills/knowledge tested. Closing date has been HOST: Position open. extended to Febr uar y Apply in person Cafe 2 9 , 2 0 1 2 a t 4 : 3 0 P M Garden Restaurant. Un(postmark accepted). der new ownership.
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Asst Civil Engineer I/II or Civil/Utility Engineer – City of Port Angeles: Assistant Civil Engineer I ($3,880 $4,633/month) 2 years of college-level course work in civil engineering or related discipline, 5 yrs. of progressive civil engineer ing work exp experience in areas described above & possession of an Engineering-in-Training certificate preferred. Assistant Civil Engineer II ($4,633- $5,532/month) BS Degree in civil engineering or related engineering discipline. 5 yrs progressive civil engineering work experience in areas described above, and possession of an Engineer ing-inTraining cer tificate or Professional Engineer license from the WA ST is highly desirable. Civil/Utility Engineer ($5,215 - $6,227/month) - BS Degree in civil engineering or related engineering discipline. Possession of an Engineering-in-Training cer tificate is required. Possession of a valid Professional Engineer’s License from WA ST or a minimum of 8 yrs. of progressive engineering experience under the direct supervision of a licensed engineer is req u i r e d ( P r o fe s s i o n a l Engineer’s License highly desirable). To apply go to www.cityofpa.us to download the City application. Closes 3/9/12. COPA is an E.O.E.
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CHINSE SKS 7.62x39, Tec rear sights installed, Tapco intrafuse SKS rifle system with rail, 6-position but s t o ck , 7 - 2 0 r d m a g s, 1-10 rd mag, bayonet mounted by pod. $400. 775-4907 RIFLE: Norinco SKS 7 . 6 2 x 3 9 , ex c e l l e n t condtion, great shooter. With sling. $350. 360-670-8918
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SAIGA: Izhmash 308 cal AK with scope and mount, Sure Fire muzzle brake, 6 position stock and cheek piece, Tromix Bolton charging handle, AK Mark VI enhanced safety, 6-25 rd mags, 1-10 rd, 1-5 rd mag, case. $650. 775-4907.
MISC: Large oak lighted china cabinet w/glass s h e l ve s, $ 2 0 0 . L a r g e craft/sewing table w/cabinet, $50. Entertainment center, $45. L a n e e n d t a bl e, $ 1 5 . Smaller lighted china hutch w/leaded glass front, $150. Quilt rack, $15. (360)457-9786.
6055 Firewood, Fuel & Stoves FIREWOOD: $179 delivered Sequim-P.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FIREWOOD: 3 cords. $150 each. Delivered. 360-457-3718
MOVING SALE: POOL TABLE $500/obo. 3-pc TV Cabinet Set $300 obo EnergyStar 18 CF REFRIG used 3 mos a s 2 n d f r i d g e, p a i d $498, ask $375. FULL BED SET $75, 1912 OAK DESK $150. TABLES $30-$50. older ETHAN ALLEN matching dresser, desk, mirror set $125. Queen FUTON $400. TV s t a n d $ 4 0 , s h e l ve s $25 - $50. (360)477-3747
RIFLE: Winchester Model 100 .308 Semi-Auto with 2 magazines. $500/obo. 360-640-3991 WOOD STOVE: Bakers WALTHER: Model PPK, Choice, wood heat/cook cal. 380 ACP, stainless, stove with water tank. S O FA B E D : Q u e e n $975. (806)778-2797. 6 mags, 2 holsters. size, Lane, hardly used. $400. 775-4907. $500. (360)797-3730.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Follow your heart and do what you feel is right. Helping someone experiencing some of the problems you have encountered in the past will lead to an interesting offer and a positive change in the way you do things. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Expand your mind. Look at different lifestyles, cultures or methods and you will discover a way to impress someone you have been trying to do business with or get to know better personally. Self-improvement projects will be successful. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t let your emotions get the better of you. Overreacting to a situation that can jeopardize your position or reputation must be avoided. Keep your thoughts to yourself and observe how others react to the same set of circumstances. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t let emotions stand in the way of your productivity. There is plenty to learn and to contribute if you keep an open mind. Jealousy is likely to develop if someone feels threatened by the choices you make. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll learn a lot from a respected person who has taught you in the past. A relationship that offers love, romance and companionship will be prevalent in helping you help others. Open up spiritually, emotionally or philosophically and you will get positive results. 5 stars CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do things differently. A unique approach to how you use your skills will enable you to diversify in ways that can become quite lucrative. A chance to learn something new or change your surroundings will motivate you to branch out. 3 stars 6100 Misc. Merchandise
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figures or traveling anywhere that might put you at risk. Protect your assets and your physical well-being. Stick close to home and spend time with people who make you feel comfortable and less stressed. 3 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Past experience will play an important role in the decisions you make now. Added responsibility may feel like a burden, but you will benefit from the lesson you learn. Visitors or changing your surroundings at home will bring positive results. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Set a strict budget and reevaluate your overhead. You should be able to cut corners enough to accommodate something you want to do or purchase in the future. A unique talent you have can be turned into a prosperous venture. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Courage will help you establish equality in a partnership you want to develop. Make clear what you have to offer and what you want in return and you will be able to achieve your goals. Optimism and enthusiasm will bring success. 3 stars
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E10 SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2012 7035 General Pets
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(2) LEFT, ADORABLE 5TH WHEEL: â€˜89 HitchYORKSHIRE TERRIER hiker and truck. $4,500/ MALE PUPPIES, HOME obo. (360)461-6698. RAISED. $800. 360-477-7860 9808 Campers &
Canopies DOG: Canadian Kennel Club German Shepherd. C A M P ER: â€˜68 Dodge 8 mo old male. Highly s o c i a l i z e d , b a s i c a l l y cabover. Good conditrained for service work. tion, sleeps 5. $1,900. 360-797-1508 Superb dog! Exceptional fo r 8 m o n t h s ! A s k i n g 9050 Marine $1,850. (360)582-1292. GERMAN SHEPHERD AKC, young blk and red female, shots, housebroken, loves to play and go for walks, good with other animals, serious inquiries only. $650 or reasonable offer. (360)775-6145 PUPPIES: Border/Aussie, smart farm or obedience prospects, male black and white, ver y loving, beautiful female, t r i c o l o r, b l u e e y e s . Shots, wormed, ready to go. $200. 360-775-1788 PUPPIES: Chocolate Lab, dewclaws removed, 4 males $300 ea., 2 females, $350 ea. (360)775-8207 PUPPIES: Purebred Siberian Huskies, (2) males, (1) female. Ready last week of February. Pictures available. $500 each. Serious inquiries please call (360)374-8843 PUPPIES: Toy Poodles, 11 wks. old, black to apricot to partis. $500 ea. (360)477-8349
YORKIEPOO PUPPIES Two adorable females both black with white on feet and chest. Will be very small, 1st shot and tails docked. Great with kids and other pets. $500. (360)452-3016.
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CHEV â€˜00 BLAZER LT SPORT UTILITY 4X4 4.3L Vor tec V6, automatic, alloy wheels, roof rack, privacy glass, keyless entr y, power windows, door locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, leather, cruise control, tilt, air conditioning, CD stereo, information center, dual front airbags. Extra clean inside and out! Priced below Kelley Blue Book! Comfortable leather seating! Loaded! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID SEALED BIDS will be received by the Board of Clallam County Commissioners at 223 East 4th Street, Room 150, Port Angeles, Washington until 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for: PUBLIC PRINTING OF CLALLAM COUNTY LEGAL PUBLICATIONS (Official County Newspaper) Specifications may be obtained from the Commissionersâ€™ Office, 223 East 4th Street, Room 150, Port Angeles, WA 98362, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All bidding and related quest i o n s s h o u l d b e d i r e c t e d t o J i m J o n e s, J r. , 360.417.2233. The sealed bids must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope, â€œBid Proposal - Public Printing of Clallam County Legal Publications.â€? Address bid proposal to: Board of Clallam County Commissioners, 223 East 4th Street, Suite 4, Port Angeles, Washington 98362 or hand-deliver to 223 East 4th Street, Room 150, Port Angeles, Washington. Bid documents delivered to other offices and received late by the Commissionersâ€™ Office will not be considered nor will bids received by facsimile or e-mail. Clallam County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at 49 CFR Part 23 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Clallam County will determine the lowest responsible bidder in accordance with the terms of Clallam County Code Section 3.12.070 and reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities in the process or to accept the bid, which in its estimation best serves the interests of Clallam County. APPROVED this fourteenth day of February 2012 BOARD OF CLALLAM COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Howard V. Doherty, Jr., Chair ATTEST: Trish Holden, CMC, Clerk of the Board Pub: Feb. 19, 2012
Hauling and Buying U n wa n t e d c a r s a n d t r u ck s. A & G I m p o r t Auto Inc. 1-800-248-5552 PA R T I N G O U T : â€˜ 7 4 Ford F700. Good motor, 5 s p d t ra n s w / P TO. $100-$450. (360)461-1352 PARTS: â€˜68-â€™72 ElCamino, â€˜58 Chev pickup. $5$100. (360)452-9041.
SOFT TOP: Jeep Sunrider, fits â€˜07-â€™10 Jeep Wrangler 2 door, never u s e d , Po r t Tow n s e n d area. $450/obo. B OAT / T R A I L E R : 2 4 â€™ (509)209-3010 Road Runner trailer, tandem axle, serge brakes, 9180 Automobiles fully galvanized, 8,500 lb. rated, excellent cond, Classics & Collect. comes with 24â€™ cuddy c a b i n S e a b i r d , 3 8 3 CHEV: â€˜58 Bel Aire sport Chev. I/O, 20 hp electric coupe, 350 cu, 3 spd, start kicker, electronics, n e w s t u f f , n i c e c a r. downriggers and more. $15,000. (360)504-2440 First $4,000. 797-7446. C O L L E C TO R S : O l d s D U R A B OAT: â€˜ 0 8 1 4 â€™ Cutlass 442 1986, sharp aluminum. 9.9 Johnson, lines, new int. $5,500. 683-8332 trailer. $1,500. 360-580-1741 FORD: â€˜23 T Bucket. DURABOAT: 14â€™ 20 hp Fiberglass body, 350 Merc less than 20 hrs., C h ev e n g i n e, a u t o, xtras. $3,200. 452-8092. wheelie bars. $14,000. D U R O B OAT: 1 2 â€™ . 1 5 (360)477-1777 before and 6 hp Evinrudes, Cal- 7 p.m. kins trailer. $1,500. 6836748. FORD: â€˜27 T Bucket. Blower, new brakes LIVINGSTON: 12â€™ 18 hp and wiring, all steel N i s s a n O / B, c ove r e d body. $17,500. Before steering station. $1,250. 7 p.m. (360)477-1777. (360)452-6714 FORD: â€˜28 2 dr sedan, OLYMPIC: â€˜98 22â€™ Rerestored in 1980, + parts sorter. 200 hp Evinrude. $15,000/obo. 452-8092. $22,000/obo. 477-5568.
TRAINING CLASSES February 23. Greywolf Vet. 360-683-2106. Valetines Day Puppies! To y P a r t y P o o d l e s a va i l a b l e Va l e n t i n e s â€™ Day! Apricot/white and champagne/white. $350 for the female, $300 for t h e m a l e s. ( 3 6 0 ) 8 0 8 0105 Ask for Janet.
9740 Auto Service 9292 Automobiles 9434 Pickup Trucks & Parts Others Others
BAY L I N E R : â€˜ 8 7 3 4 5 0 Tr i-Cabin. $14,999 or trade. 683-1344 or 6835099.
PUPPIES: Toy Poodles, 11 wks. old, black to ap- PONTOON BOATS: (2), ricot to partis. $500 ea. with motors and batter(360)477-8349 ies. Running time 12 hrs. $1,100. (360)670-6100 P u r e B r e d L o n g H a i r or (360)457-6906. Chihuahua, 9 months old $350 Has all shots, YA M A H A : â€˜ 0 9 R h i n o fixed, and potty trained. Sport ATV 700. Excel$350. 360-477-1743. lent cond., $8,500. 670-6100 or 457-6906. S h o r t Ja ck R u s s e l l Male 2 years Old. Loves People, going 9817 Motorcycles for walks and playing ball. Crate trained and up to date on shots. $300. Please contact Rob or Jaime at 360-477-4427
FORD: â€˜51 2 dr, orig., 6 cyl., needs restoration, 3 sp. $2,000. 452-8092. FORD: â€˜54 F7 water truck, 283, restored, 2x4 spd. $3,500. 452-8092. PONTIAC: â€˜78 Firebird Formula. California car, no rust. $6,500. 360-457-6540 STUDEBAKER: â€˜50 Champion. Starlight coupe, complete frame off restoration, 3 speed flat head 6 cylinder engine, all original, excellent condition. $12,000/ obo. 683-8810.
9254 Automobiles Jaguar HARLEY DAVIDSON â€˜01 Road King FLHRI 4,950 miles! Fuel-Injection, removable windshield, foot pegs, back rest,hard saddle bags, foot boards, heel-shift, oval-tip pipes,and many other extras. $10,900. 360-808-4176 H O N DA : â€˜ 0 1 X R 5 0 R . Low hr, helmet $800. 452-9194. 452-6160. HONDA: â€˜02 VTX 1800. 7K miles. $4,700. 504-2599
J AG UA R : â€˜ 9 0 X J S Coupe. Black, tan int., only 42K mi., car is like brand new in/out, mechanically. $11,750 Call John, Euro Auto Works: 683-3876.
9292 Automobiles Others CHEV: â€˜01 Cavalier. Actual mi., less than 2 4 K . 3 3 m p g , gr e a t transpor tation. First $5,500 gets it. By appointment, phone 360-417-3991
H O N DA : â€˜ 0 5 C R 8 5 R . Low hours, never raced. $1,500/trade. CHEV: â€˜84 El Camino FREE: Organic pure 360-460-6148 C o n q u i s t a . N ew ex a horse manure. We can load. Mt. Pleasant area, HONDA: â€˜82 XR200R. haust, shocks, starter. $1,300. (360)452-2575. Runs good, looks fair. P.A.360-457-1626. $680. 683-9071. CHRYSLER: â€˜04 Crossâ€˜94 XLR. 600 fire, 80K, 6 sp, excellent. 9820 Motorhomes HONDA: cc, hardly used, good $12,000. 452-8092. cond. $1,600. 452-5412. FIAT: â€˜80 conver tible. QUAD: â€˜07 Yamaha 700 Needs a loving owner. Raptor. Like new, extras. $1,500. (360)582-7727. $5,500 firm. 452-3213. FORD: â€˜00 Exporer XLS. SCOOTER: Honda Re- 4WD, auto, V6, 4.0L, flex, side car, helmets. great condition, 170K. $3,500. (806)778-2797. $2,800. (360)417-9137. SUZUKI: â€˜02 DRZ 400 d u a l s p o r t . Ve r y l o w miles, super clean, extras. $3,750. 360-457-8556 360-460-0733
5TH WHEEL: â€˜94 29â€™ Fleetwood Prowler 5th Wheel. Used, but in good condition. Plenty of room for multiple people. Has ever ything youâ€™ll need for a comfortable YAMAHA: â€˜07 TW 200. vacation. $4,500/obo. 1,050 mi., saddle bags Call Kim after 6 p.m. at and Versahaul carrier. 360-460-2634 $2,500. 360-477-9339.
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FORD: â€˜00 Taurus SE. Blue, 125K, all pwr. $3,250. (360)457-1900. FORD: â€˜07 Mustang convertible. Mint condition, low mi., spoilers, side air bags, always garaged. $26,000. 683-5682 or (541)980-5210 cell FORD: â€˜54 Victoria. New 302/4 speed $15,000/ obo. 360-504-5664. FORD: â€˜64 1/2 Mustang. Has not been restored. $3,500. 670-6100 or 457-6906.
TENT TRAILER: â€˜08 R o c k w o o d Fr e e d o m , used twice. $6,000. (360)681-2329 TRAILER: â€˜03 29â€™ Terry. Dbl door, front Br., large slide, great for living or pulling. $9,200. 457-9038 U LT R A L I T E : Av e n g T R A I L E R : â€˜ 0 5 2 7 â€™ er/Hurricane, 503 Rotax Okanagan. Excellent, engine, low hours, 10 hardly used. $12,000/ gal. tank, new tires, 4 yr. old sails, always hanobo. 417-0549. gered, full instruments i n c l u d i n g C H T, E G T, 9802 5th Wheels RPM, airspeed recording G meter, hr meter, hydraulic disc brakes, bal5TH WHEEL: â€˜02 34â€™ Big listic chutes. $85,000/ Sky Montana. 3 slides, obo. 360-374-2668 or W / D, g r e a t s t o r a g e . 360-640-1498 ask for $20,000. 477-7957. Carl.
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HONDA: â€˜00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, intake, 118K miles. $5,500. 452-9693 or 461-6506
J AG UA R : â€˜ 9 0 X J S Coupe. Black, tan int., only 42K mi., car is like brand new in/out, mechanically. $11,750 Call John, Euro Auto Works: 683-3876. MERCEDES-BENZ â€˜01 E320 66K original miles! 1 owner! 3.2L V6, auto, loaded! Gold metallic exterior in like new condition! Tan leather interior in like new condition! 17 way dual power seats, moon roof, 6 disk CD w/ B o s e s o u n d , t ra c t i o n control, wood grain trim, s i d e a i r b a g s, c r u i s e, power tilt wheel, alloys, ect! Simply amazing condition! A great buy at our no haggle price of only $10,995 Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090
DODGE â€˜00 RAM 2500 SLT LARAMIE QUADCAB SB 4X4 5 . 9 L C u m m i n s Tu r b o diesel. 105K original m i l e s ! Au t o, l o a d e d ! White exterior in excellent shape! Gray cloth interior in great condition! CD/cassette, power seat, cruise, tilt, sliding r e a r w i n d ow, r u n n i n g boards, privacy glass, tow, prem alloys, no 5th wheel or goose neck!! Extremely nice Ram at our no haggle price of only $13,995 Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090
DODGE: â€˜07 Durango. White, gray leather int., C H E V : â€˜ 0 0 Ta h o e LT. 87K, power, exc. cond., 4WD, 164K. $6,900. (360)477-2501 seats 8. $15,500. 460-6155 FORD: â€˜00 Ranger X LT. 4 x 4 O f f R o a d edition, 4.0 V6, 160K, extended cab, auto, tow, bedliner, clean. $5,950. 457-4363. FORD: 01 Explorer Spor t truck. 148K mi., V6. $7,000. 670-3361.
CHEV: â€˜91 K5 Blazer. 93k, Immaculate. Loaded, ALL original, 350FI, Auto, 4x4, adult owned, non smoker, never off roaded. Build sheet, ownerâ€™s and shop manuals. Runs and Dr ives Like New. $9,500. 360-452-7439
FORD: â€˜03 F150. 4WD 5.4L, 117K, leather CD, new Nokian tires, dark gr e e n / t a n , ve r y n i c e. FORD â€˜01 EXPEDITION $12,500. Curt at EDDIE BAUER 4X4 360-460-8997 5 . 4 L Tr i t o n V 8 , a u t o, NISSAN: â€˜01 Altima loaded! White/gold exteGXE 4 door. 65K, auto. FORD: â€˜68 1/2 ton. Re$6,500. (360)683-3015. built 300 ci, 6 cyl, 4 sp rior in great condition! m a n . , c l e a r t i t l e w i t h Tan leather interior in NISSAN â€˜05 SENTRA g r e a t s h a p e ! Po w e r parts truck. $1,500. 1.8S SEDAN seat, 6 disk CD w/Mach 360-808-2563 1.8L 4 cylinder engine, audio, VHS enter tainautomatic transmission, ment, 3rd seat, rear air, good tires, tinted wintinted windows, cruise, dows, power windows, tilt, running boards, roof door locks, and mirrors, rack, tow, premium alcruise control, tilt, air loys! Ver y clean, well conditioning, CD stereo, kept Expedition at our no dual front airbags. Kelley haggle price of only B l u e B o o k v a l u e o f FORD: â€˜84 F250. $6,995 $4,500. 417-1587. $8,900! Low miles! Carpenter Auto Center Great gas mileage! Stop FORD: â€˜85 F250 diesel. 681-5090 by Gray Motors today! Utility box, runs good. FORD: â€˜84 Bronco 4x4. $7,995 $3,500/obo. 460-0357. 300-SIX, 4 speed granGRAY MOTORS 457-4901 FORD: â€˜91 Bronco. Body ny. $999/obo/trade. (360)681-2382 graymotors.com and interior are in good condition. Needs a new OLDS: â€˜85 Cutlass Su- steering column. About FORD: â€˜90 Bronco Eddie Bauer. EFI 5.8, OD, popreme. 72+K mi., 3.8L. 70,000 miles on the en- si., CD, clean, straight, $2,500. (360)461-4194. g i n e . S e l l i n g a s i s . exc! $2,500. 808-0153. P O N T I AC : â€˜ 8 6 F i e r o. $2,500/obo. Call Kim afF O R D : â€˜ 9 1 E x p l o r e r. 91K miles, well taken ter 6 p.m. at Great shape/parts. $475. 360-460-2634 care of. Great Gift! Col(360)670-2946 lectorâ€™s item! Good mpg! FORD: â€˜94 F150 S/B. $3,000. 775-9754. FORD â€˜99 EXPEDITION 141K mi., excellent. XLT P O N T I AC : â€˜ 9 3 G ra n d $2,500. (360)683-1652. 8 cylinder, auto, 4x4. FiAm. Excellent shape, FORD â€˜95 F350 CREW nancing your future not low mi., runs great. CAB LONG BED your past! 90 days same $1,300/obo. Contact DUALLY as cash! No credit Mike at 452-2684. 7.3L Powerstroke V8, checks! TOYOTA â€˜03 CAMRY automatic, alloy wheels, theotherguysauto. com LE SEDAN matching canopy, tow $6,995 2.4L VVT-i 4 cylinder en- package, trailer brake The Other Guys gine, 5 speed manual controller, gooseneck Auto and Truck Center transmission, power win- hitch, power windows, 360-417-3788 dows, door locks, and door locks, and mirrors, mirrors, cruise control, key l e s s e n t r y, c r u i s e GMC: â€˜84 Jimmy 4x4. $500. 460-9776. t i l t , a i r c o n d i t i o n i n g , control, tilt, air conditionCD/cassette stereo, dual ing, CD stereo. Popular J E E P : â€˜ 0 7 W r a n g l e r. front airbags. Priced un- 7.3L Powerstroke diesel! 45K mi. Excellent cond., der Kelley Blue Book! Good looking and run- 4 door, new tires/brakes. Only 52,000 miles! Su- ning pickup! Hard to find $18,000. (360)461-4799. per gas saver! Hard to crew cab! Stop by Gray JEEP: â€˜98 Wrangler find 5 speed model with Motors today! Sport. 89K hwy. mi. options! Stop by Gray $6,495 $7,900. 360-580-1741 Motors today! GRAY MOTORS $10,995 457-4901 SUZUKI: â€˜89 Sidekick. GRAY MOTORS graymotors.com 4WD, 2 dr, convertible. 457-4901 FORD: â€˜96 Ranger Su- $3,500. (360)460-6308. graymotors.com per cab, 4x4, 76K, exc. TOYOTA: â€˜87 4-Runner VOLVO: 2001 Volvo S4. $6,650. (806)778-2797. 4x4. As is. $1,800. Fo r S a l e : 2 0 0 1 Vo l vo 477-0577 S4. Black 4 door. Sun- GMC: â€˜80 3/4 ton with lift roof. 97K miles. Excel- o n b a ck . R u n s g o o d . TOYOTA: â€˜94 4-Runner. lent condition! Carefully $1,500/obo. 808-6893. Sunroof, lifted, big tires, maintained. $4,000 or power windows and GMC: â€˜94 Sierra SLE. best reasonable offer. seats, leather interior, 2WD, 3/4 ton, long bed, good shape. $4,500. Call 360-385-6386. w/shell, tow pkg. 122K. 452-9693 VOLVO: â€˜82 GLE. 4 cyl. $3,850. (360)681-7055. N ew t i r e s, n ew s n ow 9730 Vans & Minivans GMC SONOMA SLS tires. $600. 460-3567. CREWCAB 4X4 Others VW: â€˜84 Rabbit. Auto, 4.3L Vor tec V6, auto, low miles, new tires and loaded! Black exterior in CHEV: â€˜95 Lumina minivan. V6, 7 pass. $2,000. t u n e - u p . C l e a n ! great cond! Dark gray 457-1053. $2,950/obo. 457-4577. cloth interior in excellent shape! Kenwood CD w/ CHRYSLER: â€˜05 Town aux input, air, dual air9410 Pickup Trucks a n d C o u n t r y LT D. 1 bags, sliding rear win- o w n e r , g r e a t c o n d . Dodge dow, cruise, tilt, privacy 73,200 miles. $10,500. D O D G E : â€˜ 0 0 D a k o t a glass, bed liner, and al360-683-1957 q u a d c a b. 9 2 K , ex c . l oy w h e e l s, 2 ow n e r ! cond., matching canopy, Clean little Sonoma at DODGE: â€˜06 Caravan Rhinoguard, auto, CD, our no haggle price of SE. 29K, 1 owner, very good. $8,300. 681-7418. A/C, cr uise, extra set only $6,995 snow tires/wheels. Carpenter Auto Center FORD: â€˜88 van. 137K $7,200/obo. 477-9755 mi., wheelchair lift. 681-5090 $2,599. (360)477-8474. 9434 Pickup Trucks MAZDA: â€˜84 Pickup. FORD: â€˜92 E250 van. $1,950. (360)452-5126. Others L a d d e r r a ck , i n t e r i o r C H E V: â€˜ 0 1 S i l ve r a d o MAZDA: â€˜88 pickup with racks, good runner. Topper. Very clean. $1,800. 360-460-9257. 1500. V8, 4.8L, 4x4, auto, 152K, tool box, good $1,500. (806)778-2797. FORD: â€˜93 Aerostar Ext. cond. $5,200. 477-5775. Cargo van. 3.0L, V6, TOYOTA: â€˜92 4x4 SR5. shelving and headache Low miles. $4,599. rack, ladder rack, runs (360)390-8918 good, 5 speed stick. $1,500/obo. 9556 SUVs 360-808-6706
HONDA: â€˜00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, int a k e , 1 1 8 K m i l e s . CHEV: â€˜98 S-10 Ext Cab $5,500. 452-9693 or many extras call for info 461-6506 $4,500. 360-460-2362. SATURN: â€˜96 SL wagon. FORD: â€˜96 F-350. 4x4 Auto, body/interior excel- crew cab. White, long lent, needs mechanical bed, 7.3 diesel. $4,800. work. $900. 457-3425. 460-4986 or 460-4982
TOYOTA : â€˜ 9 8 S i e n n a . CADILLAC: â€˜02 Esca- 218K, strong, tow pkg., lade. Black, 6.0L V8, great running/looking. 1 3 5 K , t o t a l l y l o a d e d . $2,750. (360)301-3223. $9,250. (360)477-5129. CHEV: â€˜00 Tahoe 4x4. Low mi., great shape. $7,800/obo. Call before 7 p.m. 360-477-6969.
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SEALED BIDS will be received by the Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe for the work described below. A JOB SHOW AND TOUR OF THE PROJECT AREA will be conducted for interested bidders on February 21, 2012 beginning at 10:00 AM. Interested contractors must be present for project walk through. Meet at the Holiday Inn, 1441 East Washington Street, Sequim, WA. To be eligible to bid on this project the contractor or the contractors appointed representative must attend the job show and tour. BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED at the front desk of the Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribal Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim, WA 98382. (360) 683-1109 until 12:00 PM, March 8, 2012. Bids will then be opened and publicly read at the Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe Conference Room1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim, Washington, at 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim, WA. MAJOR BID ITEMS WILL INCLUDE, but are not limited to: â€˘ The construction of 725 feet of 20â€? SDR 21 HDPE sewer line (siphon) to replace an existing 18â€? concrete gravity sewer line. â€˘ Furnish and install a 602 foot long, one lane precast concrete bridge supported by 18â€? and 16â€? cast in place concrete piling. â€˘ Excavate and remove 610 feet of the existing access roadway fill that crosses the Washington Harbor estuary and includes 2 - 60 inch diameter concrete culverts. All work is to be done in accordance with the Plans, Special Provisions, and the latest edition of the WSDOT Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction (English). PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS for bidding may be obtained at the front desk of the Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribal Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim, WA 98382. (360) 683-1109 for $30.00 per set, nonrefundable. ALL BID PROPOSALS shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the Specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe. ALL BID PROPOSALS must be in writing on forms furnished by Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe, sealed and filed with the Tribal Accountant on or before the day and hour above mentioned. The Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe HEREBY NOTIFIES ALL BIDDERS that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award. The Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. No bidder may withdraw his bid after the time set for opening thereof, or before award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding thirty (30) days. DATED this 7 th day of February, 2012 Randy Johnson Restoration Plannere Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam Tribe Pub: Feb. 12, 19, 2012
9932 Port Angeles Legals CITY OF PORT ANGELES PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Port Angeles , 321 E Fifth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362-0217 is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecologyâ€™s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. PROPOSED PROJECT: Concrete Cylinder Pipeline Replacement LOCATION: from 10th and E Streets to 12th Street to D Street to 18th Street to C Street to Glenwood Avenue , Port Angeles, Clallam County.
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PORT ANGELES — He was, by his own description, a “longhaired, motorcycle-riding janitor.” She was an 18-year-old from Kansas. And from the day Paul and Cathy Daley met some 40 years ago, they had big differences. She’s ultra-feminine and genteel, and he’s a brash, big-belt-bucklewearing guy. He is a long-story teller, while she smiles and adds just a few choice words to the conversation. They have been married 37 years now; 27 of those have been in Port Angeles, where Paul, a psychologist, and Cathy, his office manager, have built a busy private practice.
An evolution To hear the story of this alliance is to hear about an evolution, an education — and large portions of mutual admiration. “Cathy is the very best human being I have ever met in my life,” Paul says. “And she is very, very good to me.” “It’s really quite easy,” his wife says. “He’s an interesting character. Life is not dull.” Being together, however, has not been easy for this team. Their two years of dating before marriage was in Paul’s word “tumultuous.” There were disagreements, family issues, misunderstandings. But amidst all that, there was, well, a powerful attraction. The Daleys met at Seattle Children’s hospital, where he was a janitor and she a ward clerk. “You had me from hello,” he says now, unabashedly quoting from a country song. She had a feeling he was it for her, too. “From the day he read my name tag, I had that connection,” Cathy says.
Cathy and Paul Daley on one of many horse-camping trips to Tamarack Spring outside Cle Elum years ago. And even though Paul was extremely shy, he managed to place himself in her line of sight. Since he knew where she worked at the hospital, he adjusted his janitorial territory accordingly. “I buffed her floor, even though it wasn’t my floor to buff,” he recalls.
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Courage to ask That led to him working up the nerve to ask her to take a motorcycle ride with him. She accepted; he borrowed a dollar for gas from his roommate; they vroomed off to the beach to sit on a log and talk. The conversation that day
gave birth to a four-decade journey. A big disagreement came early on, when they couldn’t agree on whether to live together or get married. Paul felt that “we
don’t need no damn piece of paper to show our love to the world.” Cathy, however, thought her father would kill both of them if they chose to “live in sin,” as it were.
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“So we argued and argued and argued. Then we decided to flip a coin. I won, and she looked devastated,” Paul remembers. OK, so the winner of two of three coin tosses would get his or her way. But Paul won again. And again, Cathy looked exceedingly sad.
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It became clear that they would keep on tossing that coin, until Cathy won at last. They smile at the memory now. “It was a face-saving way for me to say, ‘OK, let’s get married,’” Paul says. The Daleys tied the knot on the bank of the Stillaguamish River in Arlington on Aug. 30, 1974. Both wore blue jeans; he was 21 and she 20. Then the evolution began in earnest.
Change of direction Paul decided to leave the janitor job behind to go to the University of Washington — where he finished his undergraduate degree in three years — and then study for his doctorate at the University of Colorado. The reason he went to college at all? “Her,” Paul says. After his yearlong internship in Milwaukee, Paul and Cathy moved to John Day, a tiny town in the middle of Oregon. TURN
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Woman stuck in role of booty call DIANE’S AFFAIR WITH Eddie began shortly after he got married. It was “on and off in the beginning.” “We were always attracted to each other, and the relationship developed into an easy friendship,” she said. As time went on, Diane became a born-again Christian, and the relationship ended. Still, they remained friends and would call each other on their birthdays to see how they were doing. Eddie’s wife passed away last February, and in March he contacted Diane. “I was overwhelmed with grief for his loss, and I offered him my condolences,” she said. “I told him if he ever needed to talk, it would be all right for him to call me.” Eddie called shortly after that, telling Diane he was feeling “a little stir crazy” and wanted to come over. “I was prepared to let him talk out his grief, but when he arrived he wanted to do no such thing,” she said. “He started telling me how long it had been since he’d had sex. I expressed to him that I thought it was too soon for him to begin another relationship.
He called to say she had low self-esteem and no interests other than sex. He said he never wanted to see her again. “I tried to invite him to dinner, so we could talk since everything was now out in the open, but he said Cheryl Lavin he wouldn’t have dinner with me, ever,” she said. “But by the beginning of “He said when he’s through with someone, he’s April, we were in this whirlwind romance. I loved through.” And then Eddie said every minute of it, until I something very revealing. realized that I was still a secret and a booty call, the He said he stopped speaking to his uncle because his same as I’d been when he uncle moved a woman into was married.” his house six months after Their affair lasted four his wife died. He married months. “I could no longer toler- her a year later. Eddie said he hasn’t spoken to him ate how he fitted me into since. his life as though I was “Is that crazy or what?” still the other woman, com- she said. “I don’t see how ing over at bed time, leavthat story related to us.” ing early in the morning, Diane ended the call by never including me in his telling Eddie she’ll always plans for the holidays,” she love him. Eddie’s been true said. “He never introduced to his word. He hasn’t conme to his friends or relatacted her. tives. She thinks the problem “The last straw was is that Eddie never grieved when he told me he would properly for his wife. be spending his birthday “He didn’t put a period with his son for brunch and after her death, he had put then with friends for dina comma,” she said. ner. Where did I fit in? I I couldn’t disagree more. didn’t.” I think the problem is Diane wrote Eddie a let- that in Eddie’s mind, Diane ter, ending the relationship. was, is and always will be a
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booty call. Nothing more. He has a strict moral code — for everyone but himself — and she doesn’t live up to it, anymore than his uncle and his uncle’s wife. That’s what I think. But what do you readers think?
Raff Their affair began shortly after Eddie got married. What was he to her? Nothing more than a booty call.
Yolanda Yes, Diane was the booty-call girl. Yes, Eddie was a raging hypocrite for cutting off his uncle and then doing the same thing his uncle did. Yes, he was a jerk to his wife — first for cheating on her, then by complaining about his lack of sex to Diane and finally, hopping in bed with Diane before the grass had grown over his wife’s grave.
Sandra Eddie is a hypocrite and a major jerk. As long as Diane was his doormat, willing to go along with whatever was convenient for him, he was happy. He’s not mature enough to see
his faults. Good riddance!
Karla Yes, Diane was a booty call, but let’s look at why. I suspect Eddie has antiquated views of women and lumps them into two categories: respectable and trash. One you bring home, and one you have fun with. Because Diane was willing to have an affair with him while he was married, he lumped her in the trash category. Remember that antiquated views have inherently different standards for men and women, so to him it was OK that he had a mistress, but she was a cheap slut. Once a guy who thinks like Eddie throws a woman into the trash category, she’ll never leave it. The fact that Eddie didn’t want to have an affair with Diane has nothing to do with grieving for his wife. It just makes Diane feel better to think that. He’ll meet someone he considers respectable, and she’ll have full status.
Faith It doesn’t matter how born-again Diane is. Eddie ain’t about to have a rela-
tionship with the woman who, simply by existing, reminds him that he cheated on his wife and was willing to meet his demand for sex without a relationship even after his wife died.
Sheila Eddie sounds like a jerk, but he’s right about at one thing. Diane does have incredibly low self-esteem. If she didn’t, she wouldn’t continue to beg him to continue the relationship and work things out. There’s nothing to work out. Even if he wanted to, he would never have an open relationship with her and introduce her to his family. He would be terrified that it would eventually slip out that they had been sexually involved while his wife was still living.
Mark In Eddie’s mind, Diane will always be the “dirty little secret” that he’s ashamed of.
_______ Cheryl Lavin compiles Tales from the Front at her home office in Arizona, where she writes a blog at www.talesfromthefront.com. Her column appears weekly in Peninsula Profile.
Newborns not spoiled by being held a lot MY MOTHER-IN-LAW THINKS my newborn is spoiled just because he stops crying when I hold him and rock in the rocking chair. She says I will regret it later. Is she right?
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When he begins to walk, he will look to you for physical and emotional confirmation that he is doing something great and will readily seek that little boost of encouragement cleverly demonstrated by you through a simple smile or hug. Always remember, everyone enjoys a hug regardless of age.
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decade of their marriage was riddled with loud conflict. But they made it into their 30s together, they say, because they learned how to soften toward each other. Back when Paul and Cathy were in therapy, he would get angry at something she said, something he didn’t understand. The counselor would ask him to count to 10 before reacting, but he couldn’t even get to “o — .” “I felt too stabbed,” he remembers.
this understanding: that love means accepting your spouse, flaws and all. “She taught me how to do that,” Paul says. Meantime, Paul counsels couples. It’s harder than he expected. Relationships are just plain difficult, he says, due to the differences between the way women and men see the world. Yet Paul likes working with couples. “I find my relationship with my wife to be so central to my happiness, so Practice foundational,” he says. “I like to help people toward But through practice, that.” practice, practice, they did Cathy feels strongly learn to pause. They about family bonds, and learned that they didn’t about loving your people no have to go full-speed at matter their flaws and foievery conflict. bles. That includes her hus“If I stop arguing with band, of course. When she her, and treat her softly, her response will be a little and Paul have disagreesofter. Then I will be a little ments, she believes the key softer. And by the third go- is not to “fix” him, but to change the way they’re round, we’ll be talking interacting. softly with each other,” The measure of when Paul says. the fight is over, Paul adds, “We’ve had a lot of difis when the partners like ferent problems,” adds each other again. Cathy. “And we know how to do She does not, however, that,” he says of himself believe in trading in her and Cathy. “We know how life partner. And someto get to the point where where around the 20-year we feel extremely lucky.” mark in their marriage, The day-to-day gestures, Paul and Cathy came to both Paul and Cathy find, are like food for the hungry soul. “When we were young and poor and it was his birthday, I would put $2 bills in his pockets,” Cathy remembers. She wanted to give him that little joy of “Oh, there’s money in my pocket that I didn’t know I had.” “I thought I had magic pockets,” Janie Dicus, BSN smile. Paul adds with a
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poorly,” Paul remembers. They separated for a planned six months, with the help of a therapist. When they got back together, the childish fighting started again. Suddenly, Paul had an idea: Let us try to talk to each other, he suggested, with our eyes instead of our words. Cathy made a face, but then started to cry. So did Paul. They knew then that they didn’t want to treat each other badly any more. “I don’t know how it came to me,” Paul said of the talk-with-your-eyes notion. But it was “probably founded in facing that Talk with their eyes what we were doing was The first three years obviously not working and were hard; the young couwasn’t going to work.” ple fought, and though they “It helps to get out of tried to communicate, “we the rut,” says Cathy, referdid it childishly and ring to the classic verbalanalytical arguments that bog so many couples down. There have been times since that separation when she and her man spoke with their eyes, or spoke Spanish to each other, having both studied it. They find that alternate forms of communication somehow defuse the fury. Not that the Daleys had a smooth time from reunion on. The whole first
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ing to Port Angeles and opening a business. They chose Port Angeles because it was close, but not too close, to their family members in the Seattle area. Paul had grown up there, while Cathy had spent most of her childhood in Wichita and then moved with her family to Everett. The Daleys have gone through some mighty big fights amid all the stresses of moving, running a business and raising children. Yet they have arrived at this point not merely married, but also — very obviously — deeper in love.
CONTINUED FROM 1 became one of the first psychologists to open such an office in Port Angeles, and He became director of through it all, Cathy took the county mental health care of the business side program and proceeded to work 14-hour days. And the while providing moral support. town makes Port Angeles “Where would I be withlook like a metropolis; out her? Nowhere,” Paul there was just one stopsays now. light in the whole county. After a few years, Paul ran Raised sons in PA into clients everywhere. By the time he was 30, The Daleys moved to he was ready to go somePort Angeles in April 1984. where new, to do something They raised their sons different. here; Jeremiah is 32 now Starting a private prac- and Levi 28, and both have tice was a big risk. But moved to Bremerton. Bringing them up was Paul and Cathy decided to an adventure, as was movgo for it, together. Paul
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Singer Oâ€™Connor tries to find some peace BY RAVI SOMAIYA NEW YORK TIMES
COUNTY WICKLOW, IRELAND â€” Outside Sinead Oâ€™Connorâ€™s whitewashed home here, on a windswept beachfront overlooking the misty Irish Sea, there are two talismans. One, a knee-high statue of the Virgin Mary, stands with her arms beatifically spread, silently welcoming visitors. The other, a crudely taped-up sign, written so emphatically in ballpoint that the paper is almost torn through, is directed at the reporters who have besieged the singer, her four children, three dogs and a cat in recent weeks. It reads: â€œDearest loving hacks. This is your quote: Rock â€™nâ€™ Roll!â€? When Oâ€™Connor opened the door on a recent afternoon, wearing a black T-shirt that read â€œProperty of Jesusâ€? under a long, black leather coat, a wool hat pulled down low over her blazing eyes, she sounded weary.
â€˜Blood like leadâ€™ â€œIâ€™m very physically tired in a way that Iâ€™ve never been in my life,â€? she explained. â€œItâ€™s almost like my blood feels like lead.â€? The trouble began, she said, when she decided that after more than two decades in the news â€” most memorably for tearing up a picture of the pope on â€œSaturday Night Liveâ€? in 1992 to protest child abuse in the Catholic Church â€” she wouldnâ€™t let the world â€œstop me being meâ€? or deny herself the instant pleasures of the Internet. She took to her website last summer and advertised for a man. On Dec. 8, her 45th birthday, she married one of her respondents, an Irish youth drug counselor named Barry Herridge, then 38, at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas and all-but livetweeted the wedding night. They split days later. Only to reconcile. Only to split again. Now, she said, they are back together and firmly in love. Every stage of the relationship, she said â€” blaming the loneliness of celebrity, misplaced strategy
cuss the suicide attempt further, hoping to protect her children from the specifics. But she wanted to examine the rest â€œbecause I donâ€™t want it to be like Britney Spears, where thereâ€™s this silence and people can say whatever they want and label it.â€? She is called crazy, she said, and it hurts: â€œItâ€™s a term of abuse as bad as racism or homophobia.â€? She admitted herself to a psychiatric facility after the incident. When she left, DAVID CORIO/FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES she promised she would Sinead Oâ€™Connor outside her home in County not read or watch any Wicklow, Ireland. news. Now, when things get overwhelming, she imagand â€œtoo much adrenaline, excesses paused when the ines herself under a watertoo much excitement, too news emerged. fall, being cleansed of her much everythingâ€? â€” was At the same time, buzz worries or talks to a theratweeted and blogged in of an artistic return to form pist. She is learning, she almost real time, complete was building around her. said, to accept that she is a with pictures and occaIn November, she pergood person. sional calls to a reporter or formed music from her Over coffee at a pub a radio station, fueling a coming album at a small Oâ€™Connor is erudite, probarrage of snarky headconcert in Hackney, in East fane and confident, until lines. London. she is not. At one point she She is not the first John Aizlewood, the asks aloud whether she is celebrity to have found the influential reviewer for The good or bad. light of rock â€™nâ€™ roll impulse London Evening Standard, Her gray eyes, with a focused to incandescence described it as â€œspine-tinflash of yellow and brown by a smartphone or a lapgling, stomach-tightening,â€? in their center, fill with top. and gave it five stars. defiance when she talks John Mayer and Courtâ€œSinead Oâ€™Connor has about the Irish news media ney Love, among others, seemed lost for some time,â€? and her marriage. They have brought on their own he wrote. â€œOn this evidence, soften when she discusses scandals a kilobyte at a sheâ€™s found herself again.â€? her children, for whom she time. Charlie Sheenâ€™s meltThe new album â€œHow pockets cookies to take down last year, narrated About I Be Me (and You Be home. moment by moment on You)?,â€? set for release on Twitter, complete with Feb. 20 by MRI, was Two sides pithy catch phrases, would recorded in an intimate She is now wrestling have been far less compelstudio in the London home with a dichotomy, she said. ling by fax. of John Reynolds, her forBut perhaps none has mer husband, the father of Inside her house â€” in a exploited the potential of her eldest child and a long- part of County Wicklow sheâ€™d prefer not to name â€” constant connectivity for time collaborator. amid a riot of childrenâ€™s public cataclysm like It blends idealism and toys and statues of Jesus Oâ€™Connor. cynicism, love and loss, in She has long been mak- equal measure. At its best, (thereâ€™s also a poster of the â€œNative American 10 Coming news with dramatic as on the mesmerizing mandmentsâ€? and a guitar turns â€” she was ordained â€œReason with Me,â€? it bearing the Rastafarian a priest in an independent matches the intensity and Catholic group in 1999; she drive of her acclaimed 1987 flag), she is calm, focused on her young children, 5 came out as a lesbian in debut album, â€œThe Lion and 8, and their older half2000, then changed her and the Cobraâ€? (Ensign/ siblings, 16 and 24. mind â€” but within the Chrysalis). Outside its walls, she bounds of interviews and â€œWhen Sinead sings a public statements. song, she really means the must reconcile, she said, Online, she has been words she sings,â€? Reynolds the unfiltered impulsiveness that has defined her governed only by her said. â€œShe feels it.â€? career â€” the reservoir of whims, however dark. Oâ€™Connor, those who raw emotion that fed her On Jan. 11, she tweeted know her said, is almost tears during the filming of a cry for help, seeking a pathologically open. her video for â€œNothing local psychiatrist. â€œSheâ€™s a very emotional Compares 2 Uâ€? â€” with the â€œIâ€™m really unwell,â€? she person, and being an emowrote, â€œand in danger.â€? tional person in this world needs of her family. But though her recent She had boarded a flight is sometimes very difficult,â€? actions and their impact on to America, to perform at Reynolds said. â€œBut itâ€™s those she loves preoccupy the Golden Globe Awards, why her music connects with pills in her bag and with people. She says what her, â€œI donâ€™t really think I have anything to apologize tried to overdose, she said she feels, sometimes painfor,â€? she said. in an interview. Even those fully.â€? The judgment of her who had mocked her online Oâ€™Connor would not dis-
behavior, she said, is tied to her gender: â€œâ€˜Hereâ€™s this woman, sheâ€™s not behaving like a woman is supposed to behave, so she must be either mad or bad or a rebel or controversial.â€™ â€œWhereas if I was a fellow, it wouldnâ€™t be up for question whether thereâ€™s anything to apologize for. No one asks Mick Jagger if he calmed down.â€? To some extent, she said, her life is still defined by abuse as a child at the hands of her mother. She and her siblings were â€œbeaten up very severely with every kind of implement you can imagine,â€? she told Spin magazine in 1991, and told they were dirty and worthless. â€œMerely the sounds of my motherâ€™s feet,â€? she said, â€œwere enough to send us into spasms of complete terror.â€? In 2007, she told Oprah Winfrey that she had bipolar disorder. â€œBut that was misdiagnosed,â€? she said now. â€œWhat I have is post-traumatic stress from that abuse, that I deal with a day at a time.â€? She dealt with those issues in public after her hit Prince song, â€œNothing Compares 2 U,â€? topped American and British charts in 1990, making her a bona-fide star and shaven-headed idol to many women. Her 1990 album, â€œI Do Not Want What I Havenâ€™t Gotâ€? (Ensign/Chrysalis), sold millions. But in later years, she announced a form of retirement from pop music, put out experiments in traditional Irish folk and reggae and learned bel canto. She returned to Ireland, after stints in London and Los Angeles, â€œso my children can be near their fathers,â€? she said. When she took to her blog and to Twitter last year, she said, she had come to terms with who she was. Oâ€™Connor said, â€œMusicians were sent to earth to help people, so we have to be imperfect, or how will they identify with us?â€? She had, she said, â€œadopted a policy of not acting any differently to my next-door neighbor.â€? Her manager, Fachtna Oâ€™Ceallaigh, who has
known her for nearly 25 years, said that he knew he would not, could not, stop her from expressing herself. â€œSo I just tried to look away and think of all the things she has achieved with that same openness, like risking her career taking on the Catholic Church,â€? he said. â€œThe same thing that makes her great, that generates joy and fulfillment in her work, has also caused great pain and difficulty for her. It is incredibly painful to see her living her life the way she lives it sometimes.â€?
â€˜Goldfish bowlâ€™ In the dark days at the start of January, Oâ€™Connor said, she was cast into despair by an Irish newspaper that used her words online to target her husband. â€œIt is a goldfish bowl,â€? she explained, â€œand I canâ€™t get away from being me. Even in the nuthouse, they were afraid to take me in because Iâ€™m Sinead Oâ€™Connor.â€? She wants the same things as everyone else: a happy relationship, contented children, a blooming career. â€œI want to be like any other person, but Iâ€™ll have to accept that I canâ€™t be because sometimes me being me hurts other people,â€? she said. As visitors left her home, she gave wide-open, un-self-conscious hugs of farewell. In the days following the interview, she text-messaged a reporter new thoughts that had occurred to her, impolitic or not, but her new Twitter account is locked and accessible only to those she knows. â€œItâ€™s not fun anymore,â€? she said during the interview. No one who judges her, she said in a text message, has â€œany inkling of the level of loneliness which would leadâ€? to her missteps. But she will stick to her vow not to overshare online because, she wrote in another message, she wants to be known only for two things she remains proud of: â€œmaking music and fighting the Vatican.â€? Nothing more.
Wifeâ€™s trust hurt by hubbyâ€™s lies about smoking begun to doubt his intentions. How do I handle this situation in a way that protects his ego but doesnâ€™t leave me feeling stepped on in the process? â€” Engaged Maybe in Columbia, S.C.
bridesmaid in a wedding for a BFF. Before the big day, weâ€™ll all be going to Las Vegas. I have mixed feelings about this because I know the bride sees this as an opportunity for a â€œlast John Gray fling.â€? Her excuse is that she wonâ€™t know if heâ€™ll be doing the same at his bachDear Maybe: Most smoking does not mean he men need to feel financially elor party. lies to you about other As much as I like her, secure in order to commit. issues. Start addressing As this apparently was the the groom is also a close the reasons â€” which I feel case with Richard, it was friend of mine, and Iâ€™d feel is your mutual stress â€” awful if she followed imprudent for him to prowith your counselor. through on her plan, pose. Sometimes, however, Look for ways to reduce when a mistake has been whether he did or not. anxiety, both together and Frankly, I donâ€™t know if made, the best solution is separately. Answers may I can keep my mouth shut. to go back and undo what include hobbies, sports, Help me out here. was done. meditation, massage or â€” Bridesmaid with a Let him know that you maybe something as simple understand his perspective, Dilemma in Houston as long walks. and youâ€™ve decided to postDear Bridesmaid: pone the marriage yourself Boyfriend stalls Wow. If this is her attitude until he feels that he is in â€” or his â€” then your a better financial position. Dear John: About friends will have one rocky This puts the responsithree months ago, my livejourney on the path to bility back on him to get Dear Smoked Out: in boyfriend of two years the ball rolling, if indeed he â€œhappily ever after.â€? Numerous research studies asked me to marry him. Obviously, you donâ€™t is serious about marrying have proven that smoking â€œRichardâ€? was unable to you. When that time comes, want to be in the middle of is a very difficult addiction afford a ring at the time, her drama. Well, guess he should propose again. to break. Your husband but I still said yes. what? You donâ€™t have to be. probably wants to quit Since then, he hasnâ€™t Bow out of the Vegas trip Moral bridal dilemma smoking as badly as you wanted to talk about planâ€” and the whole wedding, want him to, but quite posning a wedding. He says Dear John: Iâ€™m a if that would make you sibly his addiction is not itâ€™s because his finances allowing him to do so. are not so great, and he He was hoping his lies SKINCARE would like to be able to buy would keep you from worrying, and they would cover me a â€œmuch nicer ring.â€? Heâ€™s afraid that if the ring up the fact that the addicExclusively at Tender Touches Spa is small people will notice. tion, for now anyway, has I feel that neither the gotten the better of him. ring, nor the size of the Barbara Brown You mentioned that Self-Tanner & Bronzer wedding, should matter. I both of you currently are just love him and want to experiencing a great Instant Tint Today, Tan Tomorrow amount of stress. Itâ€™s prob- be with him. Yet as the months drag on, I still see ably making him smoke, &VSFLB8BZr4FRVJNr360-681-4363 no sign of a ring, and I get which gives you an excuse www.tendertouchesspa.com stonewalled when I want to T E N D E R ST KOI UN CC HA ER ES to mistrust him. 'PVOEFSPGXXXUIFQSPNJTFPGIPQFPSH Because he fibbed about discuss a wedding. I have
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more comfortable. That way, you wonâ€™t be put in the middle of something that, if what you say is true, may not last anyway.
Moody man blues Dear John: Iâ€™m a very cheerful person. Unfortunately, my boyfriendâ€™s depression is getting me down. If heâ€™s not complaining about his job, itâ€™s about his lack of friends to hang out with. I have a ton of friends. As much as I like being with him, sometimes I find him a drag. Whatâ€™s the best way to let him know that he should lighten up, before he loses me, too? â€” Little Miss Sunshine in Marietta, Ga.
Dear Little Miss Sunshine: From what youâ€™re describing, your boyfriend may be clinically depressed. Before you call it quits, encourage him to seek counseling and to get a diagnosis from a licensed psychiatrist. Depression is nothing to be ashamed of. It is a condition that can be controlled. With your love and support, heâ€™ll be on the right path to a more satisfying frame of mind.
_______ John Gray is the author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. If you have a question, write to John in care of this newspaper or by e-mail at: comments@mars venusliving.com.
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This week’s question: What is the best part of being the age you are now?
“Taking life a lot easier. I enjoy life more with swimming over at SARC [Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center] and reading mystery books. “I don’t have to get up in the morning, and this time of year the sun is my alarm. I only use the clock alarm on Sunday when I go to church. I also don’t get upset about things, since often it really doesn’t matter. “We’re going on a Caribbean cruise soon that I’m looking forward to. They have midnight buffets and ‘Chocolate Extravaganza.’ “Life is good.”
“The best part is that I better understand things, and I’m not always stressed over the little things. I’m less emotional than I was. “I love my 40s. In my 30s and 20s, I was much more indecisive. I couldn’t always make up my mind because there were so many options. “I know more, and I worry less now. At this point, my kids are grown now, and I can finally pursue a career. I love it now.”
Beverly Northington, 73 retired secretary Sequim
Tamatha McCarthy, 43 college student Port Angeles
“For me, the best part is that I still have time to decide what I want to do. I still have time for fun, and I can relax and hang out with my friends. Also, I don’t have to be too serious — yet. “I’m in college right now so I can pursue a career in nursing and hopefully make money in the near future. “It’s a good time in life with many more years ahead of me.”
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COUPLES ANNIVERSARY The Gustafsons Del and Barbara Gustafson of Port Angeles will celebrate their 65th anniversary with a trip to the Oregon coast followed by a family get-together when they return. Del Gustafson married Barbara Betsy Bitter on Feb. 22, 1947, in Bremerton. Mr. Gustafson had a career in the Navy and Coast Guard. After his discharge, he went into banking and retired from First Federal Savings and Loan in 1988 as its senior executive vice president of lending. Mrs. Gustafson was a grocery checker, mother Barbara and Del Gustafson on their wedding and homemaker. day. The Gustafsons lived many different places while he was in the Coast Guard but have resided in Port Angeles most of the time since 1951. The couple love to travel, especially with their fifth-wheel, to go camping in Port Townsend. They also enjoy working in their yard and spending time with their family and their beloved golden retriever, Marley. The couple’s family includes daughter Karen Marsaw of Port Angeles and daughter and son-inlaw Linda and Boice Young of Sequim. They also have three grandchildren and Barbara and Del Gustafson today. four great-grandchildren.
ENGAGEMENT Mensing — Reed Scott and Donica Mensing of Reno, Vista, Colo., son of Paul and Renee Reed Nev., announce the engagement of their of Port Angeles. daughter Hannah to Bryan Reed of Buena The wedding will be June 10 in Reno.
MARRIAGE LICENSES Clallam County Ryan Wesley Sage, 33, and Westine Marie Averill, 31; both of Port Angeles Cassandra Jean Clearman, 25, and Jonathan Dean Henry, 31; Charlene McElravy, 19 both of Port Angeles. college student Joel Edward Mabrey, 36, Port Angeles and Wendy Lynn Bennett,
Alta Jane Nelson-Clark, 43, and McDarlington Achodor, 37; both of Port Townsend.
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PORT ANGELES — Port Scandalous Roller Derby will hold their second bout of the season at Olympic Skate Center, 707 S. Chase St., at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The Port Scandalous
Cathy also remembers the romantic dinners they had when they were first dating. Paul would prepare all of the ingredients for tacos, and bring the skillets to the hospital where she worked, so they could assemble everything and dine during her break. Paul, for his part, spoke of his wife’s thoughtfulness when his mother was ill. “Cathy sent her a getwell card every day,” he recalls. Later on, he figured out that the old standby, flowers, have magic powers.
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Filled office with love One time, “I bought her DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ/PENINSULA PROFILE a bunch of roses . . . and I Cathy and Paul Daley have been together 39 years. was surprised,” he says, “at how it filled the office with “It really comes down to Paul adds. “When I wake foot to bottom of foot. love.” the simple things,” Cathy up, I touch her. If nothing “Sometimes,” he says, Very often, Paul admits, says. else, it’s just tangling up “that’s the nicest part of he’ll be in his upstairs Mornings are sweet, our ankles, or bottom of the day.” office, writing reports and evaluations, and he’ll leave the phone line open just so he can hear Cathy rustling Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Bush papers. announce the engagement “It’s silly,” Paul acknowlof her daughter, edges. But after all this #!-) ,%% time, the pair just likes being in each other’s comto pany. They like the perks of working together, too.
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