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Missing Clallam man found dead By Tom Callis
Peregrin said Goss, wearing a “pull3:50 p.m., ended a five-day search that involved the Coast Guard, the Clallam over” shirt and pajamas, was not dressed County Sheriff’s Office and several appropriately for the weather. SEQUIM — The body of a 78-year-old friends, family members and strangers The vehicle was not stuck, he said. man missing from his Agnew home since who scoured back roads from Diamond It also remains uncertain why Goss, Monday morning was found Saturday Point to Port Angeles. who had dementia, left that morning and afternoon at the south end of River Road. why he decided to drive down that road. A couple of nearby residents out for a Hudson, 68, said he hadn’t driven for a Ends five-day search walk found the body of Robert “Bob” Goss year. 10 feet from his SUV at the “bitter end” of Hudson said the family can take comthe rural road three miles south of fort in knowing that no one harmed him An urge to drive Sequim, said Clallam County Undersher- and that so many people cared. iff Ron Peregrin. “This is the most wonderful town,” It was perhaps an urge to drive or to “The family is very sad to see him go, Hudson added, referring to the outpour- buy some Coca-Cola, his favorite drink, and we miss him terribly,” said Goss’ sis- ing of support. that caused him to leave in her Grand ter and caretaker, Mary Ann Hudson. While foul play is not suspected, what Cherokee Laredo, she said. Goss appeared to have been dead for most caused Goss’ death is unclear. Hudson said she suspects he drove to a of the time he was missing and apparently “That would be hard for me to say,” nearby grocery store and, finding it closed, died from natural causes, Peregrin said. Peregrin said. “He could have had a heart drove to Sequim and took a wrong turn. The discovery, which occurred on a attack or died from hypothermia.” Turn to Found/A8 An autopsy may be done, he said. private section of the road at about Peninsula Daily News
Robert T. Goss, 78, of Agnew had been missing from his sister’s house since early Monday morning.
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Nick Duran of Port Angeles fills his tank at the Union 76 Station and Food Mart in downtown Port Angeles on Saturday.
Motorists dealing with higher gas prices By Tom Callis and Jeff Chew
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It’s not hard to find drivers on the North Olympic Peninsula frustrated over the consistent rise in gas prices. From Neah Bay to Port Townsend, prices continue to inch their way closer to $4 a gallon than they have since 2008, and motorists say they are watching it with concern. “I’m a courier, so it affects my job,” said John Miller of Port Townsend, who was fueling up his 28-miles-per-gallon Toyota at Jamestown S’Klallam tribe’s Longhouse Marketplace and Deli in Blyn for $3.539 a gallon Friday. “It means less profit.”
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Here is a sample of regular unleaded gas prices across the North Olympic Peninsula, compiled Friday and Saturday. ■ $3.389 — Costco Wholesale (Sequim). ■ $3.439 — Safeway (Sequim). ■ $3.499 — Safeway (Port Townsend). ■ $3.539 — Longhouse Marketplace and Deli (Blyn). ■ $3.539 — 76 (Port Hadlock). ■ $3.599 — Chevron (Chimacum). per barrel in New York, the highest level since Sept. 26, 2008. A gallon of regular gained another 4.4 cents overnight to a new national average of $3.471 per gallon, according to AAA, Wright Express and the Oil Price Information Service. Amarjit Seera said he has had
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PORT ANGELES — Jonathan Evison, author of a bestselling novel about Port Angeles, has a question about those who may come to his reading next Sunday. “Are they warming up the tar out there for me?” As in preparing to tar and feather him? The Bainbridge Island writer is only Evison half joking. Evison’s sophomore effort — following his critically acclaimed debut novel All About Lulu — is a 496page epic titled West of Here, and it paints this town as full of oddballs: from boozy Native Americans to prostitutes to drugaddled youths to Sasquatch hunters. Evison, who’s been visiting Port Angeles since he was a boy growing up on Bainbridge, takes his readers back and forth through time, into the Olympic Mountains and up and down the Elwha River. Through the eyes of people living here in 1890 and in 2006, we see the rise and fall of many dreams, two cultures and just one dam. Although West of Here was spawned by the forthcoming destruction of the two Elwha River dams, Evison opted to boil things down to just one, built by a Thomas Aldwell counterpart named Ethan Thornburgh. The two became one because “I couldn’t have two central metaphors in the novel,” he said; that would be too much.
But Evison does not, evidently, feel that his large, motley cast of 19th- and 21st-century characters are too many. He’s cooked up Eva Lambert, Thornburgh’s ex-lover and a proponent of a utopian community a la the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony of 1880s Port Angeles; prostitutes with monikers such as Galloping Gertie and Peaches; a strange-acting Native American boy who wanders like a vapor from town to woods; James Mather, an explorer bent on conquering the Olympic wil-
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derness; and on and on. And those are just the 1890 crowd. The 2006 bunch includes the guy on the Bigfoot quest; Curtis, the young, apathetic Klallam kid; Ethan’s descendant, Jared Thornburgh, who manages the fish-packing plant; Hillary Burch, the sustainability advocate; and too many more to fit here. The Elwha River, the Klallam people, Hollywood Beach, the Bushwhacker Restaurant and the Olympic Mountains all kept their names in West of Here. Yet Evison dubs Port Angeles Port Bonita because, he said, he wanted to write not a work of journalism but fiction, with ample liberties. Turn
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Oil prices, pushed by unrest in Libya and the Middle East, rose past $104 a barrel to end the week at a 29-month high. Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for April delivery gained $2.51 to settle at $104.42
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Publicist: Arquette ‘OK’ after crash DAVID ARQUETTE’S CADILLAC crashed headon with another vehicle in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Friday, but the actor was not seriously hurt and even joked about the collision on Twitter just a few hours later. Arquette, 39, was “OK” after the crash and was on his way to being treated, publicist Arquette Cindy Guagenti told The Associated Press in an e-mail. “I got into a car accident but I’m fine. Luckily I have dragon’s blood running through my veins,” Arquette quipped on his Twitter account about two hours after the accident. “Haha. Thank you for all your concern.” In another Tweet, he said: “Remember to wear your seatbelt — wish I was.” Arquette and the other driver were the only two
people involved in the collision that happened on Doheny Drive, just north of Santa Monica Boulevard along the West Hollywood border, Beverly Hills police and fire officials said. There was no immediate word on what caused the crash. Both were taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with injuries that were not considered serious. Celebrity website TMZ, which first reported the accident, posted pictures that showed Arquette lying on a patch of roadside grass next to his silver Cadillac and another vehicle. Both had damage on their front bumpers and air bags deployed. Video posted on the site showed paramedics and firefighters putting a man that appeared to be Arquette on a stretcher and lifting him into an ambulance.
Usher ‘troubled’ Usher said Friday he’s “sincerely troubled” to learn he appeared at a concert in St. Bart’s linked to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s family and plans to donate his concert fee to human rights organizations. Earlier durin the week,
Mariah Carey, Beyonce and Nelly Furtado all renounced their performances at private con- Usher certs later revealed to be linked to the family of Gadhafi, whose country is openly revolting against him and who faces an investigation for possible war crimes. All the singers have promised to give their fees to charity or said they have already done so. Usher did not perform but was paid to appear at the private concert featuring Beyonce in 2009. “I am sincerely troubled to learn about the circumstances surrounding the Nikki Beach St. Bart’s event that took place on New Year’s Eve 2009,” he said in a statement released to The Associated Press. The statement said Usher made a contribution Friday to Amnesty International, which the organization confirmed. The group said Usher requested the donation amount be private.
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Force out Gadhafi
Ignore Libya altogether
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CHARLES JARROTT, 83, a British director whose career of nearly 50 years in film and television included the acclaimed British royalty dramas “Anne of the Thousand Days” and “Mary, Queen of Scots,” has died, a spokeswoman said Saturday. Mr. Jarrott, who had been suffering from prostate cancer, died Friday night in Los Angeles, said Jaime Larkin, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture & Television Fund. The London-born Mr. Jarrott served in the Royal Navy during World War II and was an actor before taking up directing in 1954. He worked mostly in television, then went on to direct a prominent string of feature films in the 1960s and 1970s. He won a Golden Globe for directing Richard Burton as Henry VIII in 1969’s “Anne of the Thousand Days,” which told the story of the Tudor monarch and Anne Boleyn. Two years later, he returned with the similarly themed “Mary, Queen of Scots,” with Vanessa Redgrave in the title role. The two films, produced by Hollywood legend and “Casablanca” producer Hal Wallis, were nominated for a combined 15 Academy Awards.
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Total votes cast: 741 multiple health complaints. He served as prime minister of the Himalayan nation twice Mr. Bhattarai — first in in 2007 1990 and again in 1999. After multiparty democracy was restored in 1990, Mr. Bhattarai was appointed prime minister of an interim government comprising representatives from his Nepali Congress party and several communist parties. During his nine months in power, he conducted Nepal’s first free elections in 30 years and enforced a new constitution that guaranteed democratic rights. In 1999, he again became prime minister after the Nepali Congress party won elections. However, feuds in the faction-ridden party forced him to step down after nine months. As prime minister, Bhat-
tarai made official visits to India, Japan and the United Kingdom, and led the Nepalese delegation to the meeting of the South Asian Regional Cooperation in 1991 in the Maldives. His strict anti-corruption drive gave him the image of a clean politician. His antinepotism stand also helped him gain popularity among the public. Mr. Bhattarai spent nearly 14 years in prison for opposing the autocratic system imposed in the country in 1960. The government has declared a period of national mourning. Mr. Bhattarai’s body will be cremated today in Katmandu.
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■ The Port Angeles Speedway was built in 1972, said Rick Parr, son of Tom Parr, one of its founders. A Page A1 story Friday erroneously said the track opened either in the 1950s or 1960s. ■ The name of the husband of Sarah Marie Barros of Quilcene, who died at 30 from injuries received in a Feb. 22 vehicle wreck on Coyle Road, is Juse Barros. His name was incorrect in a story on Page A1 Tuesday in the Jefferson County edition.
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Laugh Lines A FEDERAL WATCHDOG agency says that overlapping and duplicate programs waste billions of dollars each year. Congress is taking this study so seriously that they’re ordering a second study to look into it. Jay Leno
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TODAY IS SUNDAY, March 6, the 65th day of 2011. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On March 6, 1836, the Alamo in San Antonio fell to Mexican forces after a 13-day siege. On this date: ■ In 1834, the city of York in Upper Canada was incorporated as Toronto. ■ In 1853, Verdi’s opera “La Traviata” premiered in Venice, Italy. ■ In 1857, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott
v. Sandford that Scott, a slave, was not an American citizen and could not sue for his freedom in federal court. ■ In 1933, a nationwide bank holiday declared by President Franklin D. Roosevelt went into effect. ■ In 1944, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on Berlin during World War II. ■ In 1957, the former British African colonies of the Gold Coast and Togoland became the independent state of Ghana.
■ In 1967, the daughter of Josef Stalin, Svetlana Alliluyeva, appeared at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi and declared her intention to defect to the West. ■ In 1970, a bomb being built inside a Greenwich Village townhouse by the radical Weathermen accidentally went off, destroying the house and killing three group members. ■ In 1981, Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time as principal anchorman of “The CBS Evening News.” ■ In 1987, 193 people died
when the British ferry Herald of Free Enterprise capsized off the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. ■ Ten years ago: Calling it the “most accurate census in history,” the Bush administration refused to adjust the 2000 head count. ■ Five years ago: Baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett died in Phoenix at age 45. ■ One year ago: Voters in Iceland resoundingly rejected a $5.3 billion plan to repay Britain and the Netherlands for debts spawned by the collapse of an Icelandic bank.
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Briefly: Nation Michael Moore rallies pro-union Wis. protesters MADISON, Wis. — Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore urged Wisconsin residents Saturday to fight Republican-backed efforts to strip most public workers of their collective bargaining rights, telling thousands of protesters that “Madison is only the beginning.” The crowd roared in approval as Moore implored demonstrators to keep up their struggle against Republican Moore Gov. Scott Walker’s legislation, comparing their fight to Egypt’s revolt. He also thanked the 14 state Democratic senators who fled Wisconsin to block a vote on the bill, saying they’ll go down in history books. “We’re going to do this together. Don’t give up. Please don’t give up,” Moore told the protesters, who have held steady at the Capitol for nearly three weeks.
More spending cuts? WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said he’s willing to make deeper spending cuts if Congress can compromise on a budget deal that would end the threat of a government shutdown. Obama’s appeal for common ground came Saturday in his weekly radio and Internet address but lacked specifics on
how to bridge the $50 billion gulf that divides the White House and Democratic budget proposal from the deeper reductions offered by Republicans. The competing plans are headed for test votes in the Senate in the coming week; neither is expected to survive, setting the stage for further negotiations.
GOP abortion dilemma WASHINGTON — Restrict abortion or cut spending? The Republicans’ “Pledge for America” says the new majority will do both. But negotiations over the federal budget threaten to force the GOP, including its 87 House freshmen, to choose between them. It’s a lesson in congressional reality that has Republicans struggling with how to vote — and what to do — when a divided government pits pledge against pledge. “That’s a problem — and I mean, a real problem,” said Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee’s budget and spending task force.
Today’s news guests n ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. n NBC’s “Meet the Press” — White House chief of staff William Daley; Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. n CBS’s “Face the Nation”— Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and John Kerry, D-Mass. n CNN’s “State of the Union” — Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; former national security adviser Stephen Hadley; Ali Errishi, former Libyan minister of immigration; Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.; former Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M. n “Fox News Sunday” — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas; Margie Phelps, the lawyer who argued the Westboro Baptist Church case at the Supreme Court.
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Briefly: World Egyptians turn anger toward internal security CAIRO — Three weeks after President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, Egyptians are turning their anger toward his internal security apparatus, storming the agency’s main headquarters and other offices Saturday and seizing documents to keep them from being destroyed to hide evidence of human rights abuses. What to do with Egypt’s tainted security agencies remains one of the most contentious issues facing the military rulers who took charge after Mubarak was forced to step down Feb. 11 after an 18-day popular uprising. The 500,000-strong internal security services are accused of some of the worst human rights abuses in the suppression of dissent against Mubarak’s nearly 30-year rule. The protesters are demanding the agency be dismantled and its leaders face a reckoning.
Combat stress SANGIN, Afghanistan — When U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Derek Goins deployed to the most dangerous place in Afghanistan five months ago, he mentally prepared for the risk of getting shot by the Taliban or stepping on bombs buried throughout this southern river valley. But he wasn’t ready for what happened to his two best friends, who were shot to death inside a patrol base by an Afghan army soldier who escaped into the arms of the Taliban.
“I grew up with those guys in the Marine Corps and shared a lot of laughs and tears with them,” said Goins, 23, from Trumbull, Texas. “We expected to come here and fight and not just get murdered, and that’s what it was.” The Marines who arrived in Sangin district of Helmand province in October have seen the kind of tragedy and combat stress that few can imagine — more than 30 deaths and 175 wounded, with scores losing arms and legs when they stepped on bombs. The 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment and smaller Marine units attached to it are fighting to regain this key insurgent stronghold in one of the country’s bloodiest regions.
Quake toll hits 166 WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A powerful aftershock has rocked the devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch and the confirmed death toll from last month’s magnitude 6.3 earthquake has risen by one to 166. The GNS Science monitoring agency said the magnitude 4.8 aftershock struck Saturday night, causing minor damage. Police Superintendent Sandra Manderson today told reporters the death toll had risen to 166 with another body recovered Saturday. The final toll is expected to exceed 200. A police cordon around the downtown disaster area has been partially lifted Sunday to allow some residents and business owners to return to their ruined premises for the first time since the Feb. 22 quake The Associated Press
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A rebel who is part of the forces against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi holds a rocket-propelled grenade launcher as another carries spare ammunition at a forward position in the village of Bin Jawwad, west of the recently captured oil town of Ras Lanuf in eastern Libya on Saturday.
Gadhafi forces, rebels make gains in Libya Italian vessel with emergency aid due to arrive early Monday By Maggie Michael and Paul Schemm
from their eastern stronghold toward Sirte, setting the stage for The Associated Press fierce fighting with pro-Gadhafi forces who hold sway in the tribal TRIPOLI, Libya — Governarea. ment forces in tanks rolled into the opposition-held city closest to Tripoli after blasting it with artil- Aid coming Monday lery and mortar fire, while rebels Western leaders focused on captured a key oil port and pushed humanitarian aid instead of militoward Moammar Gadhafi’s tary intervention, and the Italian hometown in a seesaw Saturday naval vessel Libra left from Catafor both sides in the bloody battle nia, Sicily, for the rebel-held port for control of Libya. of Benghazi in eastern Libya, With the Gadhafi regime’s tanks prowling the center of the with 25 tons of emergency aid, city of Zawiya, west of Tripoli, including milk, rice, blankets, residents ferried the wounded emergency generators, water from the fierce fighting in private purifying devices and tents. It is due to arrive early Moncars to a makeshift clinic in a day. mosque, fearing that any injured The crisis in Libya has distintaken to the military-controlled guished itself from the other hospital “will be killed for sure,” uprisings sweeping the Arab one rebel said after nightfall. The rival successes — by Gad- world, with Gadhafi unleashing a hafi’s forces in entering resistant violent crackdown against his Zawiya and by the rebels in tak- political opponents, who theming over the port of Ras Lanouf selves have taken up arms in — signaled an increasingly long their attempt to remove him from and violent battle that could last office after ruling the country for weeks or months and veered the more than 41 years. Hundreds have been killed. country ever closer to civil war. Gadhafi has drawn internaRebels in the east advanced
tional condemnation for his actions. President Barack Obama has insisted that Gadhafi must leave and said Washington was considering a full range of options, including the imposition of a “nofly” zone over Libya. The storming of Zawiya, a city of some 200,000 people just 30 miles west of Tripoli, began with a surprise dawn attack by pro-Gadhafi forces firing mortar shells and machine guns. “The number of people killed is so big. The number of the wounded is so big. “The number of tanks that entered the city is big,” the rebel in Zawiya said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he feared government reprisal.
Rebels vow to keep fighting The rebels vowed to keep up the fight in the city. Witnesses who spoke to The Associated Press by telephone with gunfire and explosions in the background said the shelling damaged government buildings and homes. Several fires sent heavy black smoke over the city, and witnesses said snipers shot at anybody on the streets, including residents on balconies.
Father of 5 dies after falling 190 feet into Nev. mine shaft By Martin Griffith The Associated Press
RENO, Nev. — A father of five children has died after falling into a Nevada mine shaft so deep and treacherous that rescuers had to abandon efforts to reach him while he was still alive, officials said Saturday. Devin Westenskow, 28, of Evanston, Wyo., worked at a geothermal drilling operation in Nevada and had gone exploring Wednesday with two friends during his off-hours when he fell 190 feet into the open shaft northeast of Reno. His family thanked rescue workers in a statement that also identified Westenskow. “We feel they did everything possible to rescue Devin but that there was no way to get him out
alive given the extent of his injuries and instability of the mine shaft,” the statement said. “We are forever grateful for their efforts.” The decision to end the rescue came after two unsuccessful attempts by search teams to descend into the shaft, where Westenskow was trapped in debris, said Doran Sanchez, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management spokesman. An attempt Thursday caused walls of the 100-plus-year-old shaft to crumble and rocks to fall on rescuers, he said. “One individual was hit in the head by falling rock, and it split his hard hat,” Sanchez said. “You’re talking about two of the best search-and-rescue squads in Nevada, and they finally determined there was no way they
could safely rappel down.” Westenskow was given last rites Friday. Authorities said he was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m. that day. Word of the death was not released until Saturday because there was no cell phone service in the remote area for authorities to stay in contact. “The family feels that if Jesus Christ was buried in a tomb, it’s good enough for Devin,” his grandmother, Lois Westenskow of Layton, Utah, told The Associated Press. A video camera showed he had been breathing early Friday but not moving and had suffered serious head injuries. Images taken Thursday night revealed he had been moving his hands.
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Nation: Tornado slams Louisiana; 1 dead, 11 hurt
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World: Trial of American contractor ends; no verdict
A TORNADO SLAMMED a southwestern Louisiana town Saturday, killing a woman and injuring 11 other people. More than 100 homes were damaged, many of them destroyed, authorities said, and about 1,500 people were evacuated because of natural gas leaks. The 21-year-old woman was killed when a tree fell on her house, said Maxine Trahan, a spokeswoman for the Acadia Parish sheriff. Debris was littered throughout Rayne, a town of about 8,500 people, after a line of violent thunderstorms moved through the area and left behind a swath of damage about a quarter of a mile wide to 3 miles long.
THE MOTHER OF a 10-year-old girl who was found dead in an exterminator’s truck in Florida was charged Saturday with murder and faces numerous other abuse and neglect accusations. Carmen Barahona was arrested in the death of Nubia Barahona, the Miami-Dade Police Department announced nearly three weeks after the girl was found in the pickup along Interstate 95 in West Palm Beach. She was wrapped in plastic and had been doused with a toxic chemical. Her twin brother, Victor, was in the front seat, critically burned by a chemical, and their father was lying on the ground nearby, unresponsive.
SOME NEIGHBORS CONSIDERED Aaron Thomas an odd nuisance, a man who lifted weights in the front yard, parked a loud tractor-trailer in their residential neighborhood and ran or rode his bike unfathomable distances. His girlfriend’s son called him laid back. But authorities said the unemployed truck driver is the East Coast rapist, suspected of terrorizing women with sexual assaults from Virginia to Rhode Island over 12 years. The New Haven (Conn.) Police Department said Saturday that DNA confirmed Thomas is the East Coast rapist.
THE TRIAL OF a U.S. government contractor facing up to 20 years in jail on charges he sought to undermine Cuba’s government wrapped up Saturday after both sides gave closing arguments, but there was no immediate word of a verdict. The fate of Alan Gross, a 61-yearold Maryland native detained for more than a year since being caught bringing communications equipment into the communist-run island, was in the hands of a five-judge panel. Gloria Berbena, a spokeswoman for the U.S. diplomatic mission, said Gross’ Cuban lawyer would be notified when a verdict was reached, but there was no indication when that might be.
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Pupils can go out to class cutting last week. Hamilton Elementary Principal Loren Engel welcomed Lowe’s representatives from the Silverdale store — Nancy Kellogg, Jessica Correa, Carly Christofferson and Charline Besel. Contractor John Kimmel of JK Dirtworks and volunteer Pat Milliren also attended the ceremony, along with several of the Hamilton students who will use the space. The newly minted stage and benches — set among the more than 30 types of trees and shrubs in the area — form an area for students to study, hear presentations and find a quiet place to write, Engel said.
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PORT ANGELES — Hamilton Elementary School’s outdoor classroom is renovated and ready for finer weather. Originally built in the 1980s, the woodsy area in the northeast corner of Hamilton’s campus had become overgrown, and Parent Teacher Organization members decided it was time for a makeover. With a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Program, which was written by former PTO President Anne Mitchell and awarded to Hamilton last year, current PTO President Carrie Walls and volunteers completed the renovations before the ribbon-
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Hamilton Principal Loren Engel, right, displays a “congratulations” note for the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education award that made possible the renovation of the Port Angeles elementary school’s outdoor classroom. Lowe’s representatives, from left in the vests, Nancy Kellogg, Jessica Correa, Carly Christofferson and Charline Besel look on, surrounded by Hamilton students, staff, parents and volunteers during the ribbon-cutting last week.
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Kathy Monds, executive director of the Clallam County Historical Society, kneels on the stump of a tree that was recently removed from the front of the former Lincoln School in Port Angeles, a structure being renovated to become a historical museum.
Tree removal part of school site renovation By Leah Leach
Monds said. The trees could be a hazard for people who park in PORT ANGELES — Last the area or walk into the week’s removal of about a building, she added. dozen aging or diseased trees is only the first step in a Heritage elms renovation of the exterior The removal of trees entrance to the Clallam County Historical Society’s along Eighth Street will administrative offices in the allow the heritage elms more light to grow once they are old Lincoln School site. New doors, an artfully pruned, she said. The pruning has been designed gate and the pruning of heritage elms to postponed until September, encourage growth into a since the elms are beginning wide green canopy also are in to bud now. “They’re going to become the works at 933 W. Ninth St., said Kathy Monds, his- the trees that people were torical society executive hoping they’d be when they were planted,” Monds said, director. “We’re really excited adding that the historical about the project,” which has society lacks records on when been budgeted $30,000, the trees on the former campus were planted. Monds said. The new doors will be “This really will enhance added this spring. the front entrance.” Replicas of the original Most of the trees removed last week were black locusts, doors — which are made of wood with “quite a bit of Monds said. Many were diseased, glass in them,” Monds said according to arborist Conor — were purchased several Haggerty’s survey, Monds years ago with a donation said. Others on the south from an anonymous donor, side of the building were con- Monds said. They were not installed sidered “hazard trees” because of a drainage probbecause of rot or age. “We had a branch fall last lem and fears of vandalism. A concrete pad in front of year and damage a building,” Peninsula Daily News
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the door will be removed and the drainage problem fixed before the doors go up, Monds said. Monds hopes vandalism will be discouraged by a metal gate designed by Bob Stokes and made by Gray Lucier, both of Port Angeles. The gate incorporates the mascot for the old Lincoln School: the colts. The third phase of the project will be the re-establishment of the rose arbor that graced the school for many years. “Once we get the new doors up and the gate in and the new arbors built, we will have a nice view of the school,” Monds said. The rose arbor work is last on the list, Monds said. “We had hoped to do metal arbors, but the cost estimate was a lot higher than expected,” she said, so now the group is checking into the cost of wooden structures. “Then, we’ll make a decision.” Funds in use now were gleaned from last year’s garage sale, an annual fall event and the major fundraiser for the group. “The more funds we can raise, the more we can start doing,” Monds said. Lincoln School, built in 1916, was a grade school until it was closed in 1978. It was vacant and destined to be razed when purchased by the Clallam County Historical Society in 1991. It since has had a seismic retrofit and new flooring. For more information, phone the historical society office at 360-452-2662.
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Port Angeles Parks Department worker Selina Dory plants tulips, primroses and other spring plants in a planter at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles on Friday. Department arborist Brooke Keohokaloke, shown in the background, said all the planters in the downtown area would be spruced up with blossoming spring plants over the next few weeks.
Celebrations to mark Women’s Day’s 100th Peninsula Daily News
Celebrations on the North Olympic Peninsula will mark this week’s 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Olympic Cellars, a woman-owned and -operated winery about six miles east of Port Angeles, will have its annual International Women’s Day gathering at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Since 2001, the winery in the big, converted dairy barn at 255410 U.S. Highway 101 has hosted a casual get-together with homemade soup, bread and wine. The women of the winery — including Kathy Charlton, Molly Rivard, Lisa Martin and Kristi Knowles — will offer music and a short program about local and international charities benefiting from the evening’s donations. Tuesday’s party is a fundraiser for the winery’s “Women Supporting Women” project, an ongoing effort to generate support for organizations promoting education for women and girls. A suggested donation of $10 at the door, plus 30 percent of proceeds from wine sold by the glass on the evening, will be directed to the Mujeres de Maiz Opportu-
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Rayonier cleanup to take bit longer By Tom Callis
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PORT ANGELES — A cleanup plan for the former Rayonier mill site will take slightly longer to create than the state Department of Ecology had last projected. Rather than getting it done around summer 2013, the plan is now expected to be ready toward the end of that year, Rebecca Lawson, Ecology’s southwest regional toxics cleanup program manager, said Friday. The reason for the change is that additional soil and groundwater sampling on the Rayonier property is taking a few months longer than when Ecology made that estimate, she said. That’s taking longer because the state agency and Rayonier agreed to have the testing done in phases rather than all at once, which Lawson said will provide better results. Ecology had estimated it would take six months in its “agreed order” with Rayonier, signed about a year ago.
More like nine months It’s looking more like nine months, Lawson said. “In reality, we weren’t sure how long it was going to take,” she said. “The phased approach does take a little longer,” Lawson added, “and it also helps ensure that we’re going to get all the data we need to move forward with making a cleanup plan.” The Rayonier property is contaminated with pockets
of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxin, arsenic and other toxins left by the pulp mill that operated at the base of Ennis Creek there for 68 years before closing in 1997. The site became an Ecology cleanup project in 2000. City leaders, already wary of a cleanup project that started 11 years ago and has yet to produce a plan for removing contaminates, didn’t welcome the news.
time line, Lawson acknowledged. How long work related to Ecology’s off-site soil and marine sediment studies — which are part of the Rayonier cleanup effort — and Ecology’s review of documents will take is merely estimated.
Time line could slip Lawson acknowledged that, since how long those efforts to take hasn’t been fully fleshed out, they present potential opportunities for the time line to slip further. She said she is “pretty confident” that won’t happen. “We’re almost finished with implementing the fieldwork, so we feel pretty confident we will finish on time,” Lawson said. Lawson said she and her staff will look at ways to condense the time line in other areas to make up for time lost. The marine and off-site soil studies, started in 2008, remain incomplete. Those studies are intended to determine the extent of contamination from the mill. The final results of the soil study should be released for public comment this spring, Lawson said. The third, and possibly final, draft of the marine sediment study should be done this week, she said.
“It is very frustrating,” said City Manager Kent Myers last month. “We have been hoping they would stay on task, stay on schedule, that they had the right commitment to the project and that this is a high priority, and this is very disappointing.” Lawson said she recognizes the frustration. “We are really trying to find that balance between doing a comprehensive study and a timely study,” she said. “This has been going on for a decade, and we all want to see it get completed, and we need to do a complete cleanup.” The sampling, intended to fill in “data gaps” with past work, began last fall. Lawson said the last phase of the sampling will start this week. Ecology expects it will take another three months for sampling and lab work ________ to be finished. While the agreed order Reporter Tom Callis can be binds Rayonier to meet cer- reached at 360-417-3532 or at tain deadlines, not every tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. work item has a definitive com.
Accused child molester late to his arraignment Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — A bench warrant for a Sequim man — who had missed his Friday morning arraignment on two counts of firstdegree child rape and four counts of first-degree child molestation — was quashed by a Clallam County Superior Court judge when the man showed up to court Friday afternoon. Gary M. Larson, 29, is due in court again this Friday at 9 a.m., when his trial date is to be set. He was released from custody on his own recognizance two days after his Feb. 20 arrest, despite the objection of Deputy Prose-
cuting Attorney Ann Lundwall. After a six-minute hearing Friday afternoon before Clallam County Superior Court Judge Ken Williams, Larson was again released on his own recognizance. He is ordered to remain in Western Washington, abide by an 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew and have no contact with the girl he is accused of raping or anyone younger than 18. Clallam County Superior Court Judge S. Brooke Taylor signed the bench warrant Friday. Bond for his release was set at $35,000 before the warrant was nullified. Larson was charged Feb.
24 for crimes committed between 2003 and 2009 in Port Angeles against a girl who is now 12. The girl reported the crimes to her parents, who phoned Port Angeles on Feb. 10. Port Angeles police arrested Larson without incident after conducting an investigation. Detective Kori Malone led the investigation. First-degree child rape and first-degree child molestation protect children younger than 12. Both are Class A felonies punishable by a maximum of life in prison and a $50,000 fine.
Hamilton principal retiring this year Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Hamilton Elementary School Principal Loren Engel is retiring from the position he has held for more than 10 years. Engel will leave at the end of the school year, Port Angeles S c h o o l Superintendent Jane Engel Pryne said late Thursday.
Engel began work at Hamilton Elementary in 2000. “It has been a privilege and a pleasure to work with the Hamilton school community these past 10-plus years,” Engel said.
Camas School District, where he completed his administrative internship at Lacamas Heights Elementary and was the summer school principal from 1995-2000.
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He taught fifth grade from 1992-2000, also in the Camas School District. “We want to wish Loren and his family the very best in their new life adventure,” Pryne said. “We appreciate the many years of service Loren has given to Hamilton Elementary and Port Angeles.” The district said it would make an announcement for the new principal position later this month.
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Alyssa Habner, 15, left, and Anna Mittmann, 16, both of Sequim, plant shrubs as part of a work party to rehabilitate a parcel of public land at the end of Siebert’s Creek Road east of Port Angeles on Saturday. More than a dozen people donned gloves, boots and work clothes to revegetate the plot, which connects to the Olympic Discovery Trail in the Siebert Creek watershed.
First Street project outlined for week
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eginning Monday, crews will work to install a new stormwater pipe under the south lane of First Street up to Oak Street. Workers will grind the pavement on the south side of First Street and then begin laying the stormwater line.
PORT ANGELES — Work on the First Street stormwater project will move east toward Oak Street this week. Road Construction Northwest Inc. of Renton has partially finished installing a water filter at Valley and First streets, said Teresa Pierce, Port Angeles city spokeswoman, on Friday. Beginning Monday, crews will work to install a new stormwater pipe under the south lane of First Street up to Oak Street. Workers will grind the pavement on the south side of First Street and then begin laying the stormwater line.
There will be no construction work Fridays, Saturdays or during the day Sundays, Pierce said. All businesses and sidewalks in this area will remain open during the project.
Future work After workers install the line to Oak Street, they will install it up to Laurel Street. That work is scheduled to be done by Memorial Day (May 30). Through June 30, the schedule calls for workers to finish paving both lanes of the road between Valley and Laurel streets, applying fog seal to the block between Laurel and Lincoln streets, adding bike lanes and adding and replacing crosswalks. The project has a price tag of about $2.25 million, with the city contributing $225,000 for street paving and the rest coming from the National Park Service. The park service is covering that cost because the
Work hours As the project proceeds east on First Street, work will be done in the south travel and parking lanes. Traffic is expected to be reduced to one lane around the work. Crews will work from about 9 a.m. to about 3:30 p.m. and from about 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from about 6 p.m. to midnight Sundays. Crews will take a break between about 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays to avoid heavier commuter traffic, Pierce said. “This will be adjusted as needed,” she said.
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PA woman acquitted of vehicular homicide Is guilty of driving under the influence By Tom Callis
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PORT ANGELES — A jury acquitted Lovera M. Blackcrow of vehicular homicide last week, three months after the same charge was dropped against the other driver involved in the 2009 wreck that claimed the life of Shelly M. Bartlett. The reason for the acquittal Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court was simple, said her attorney, Karen Unger: It could not be proven that Blackcrow, though driving drunk, caused the woman’s death. Blackcrow, 31, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.123. The jury found her guilty of driving under the influence. “There’s got to be a connection between impairment and the accident,” Unger said.
Guilty of DUI That connection wasn’t there, she said, because it was car trouble, not her client’s impairment, that led to the tragedy. In the early morning hours of Aug. 16, 2009, Blackcrow of Port Angeles was driving northbound on Dry Creek Road when she came to the stop sign at Edgewood Drive, authorities said. But as she began to take a left turn onto the other road, the motor of her Ford Expedition died. An approaching motor-
iting that he could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Mallicott caused Bartlett’s death, Clallam County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney John Troberg filed a motion to dismiss his vehicular homicide charge Dec. 1.
cycle driven by Port Angeles resident Roger D. Mallicott, with Bartlett on the back, braked hard to avoid the vehicle. Bartlett, 45, of Sequim was ejected from the motorcycle and hit the Expedition. She died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle from head injuries. Authorities said Mallicott, 48, was also drunk, further complicating who should be held responsible. Citing that he could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Mallicott caused Bartlett’s death, Clallam County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney John Troberg filed a motion to dismiss his vehicular homicide charge Dec. 1. Mallicott still faces a charge of driving under the influence, but a trial date has not been set.
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difference is based upon” the review of evidence by expert witnesses. “I can’t elaborate on specific evidence,” she said. Unger said Blackcrow was sentenced to one day in jail for the DUI conviction. That time was served while she was in custody before the trial. Her client faced between 31 to 41 months in prison if convicted of vehicular homicide, she said. Kelly said she still felt justice was done. “The jury decides what justice is,” she said. “In this case, they decided it was a DUI,” Kelly added. Earlier in the case, Judge Brooke Taylor slapped the Prosecutor’s Office with a $500 fine for incorrectly saying that Mallicott was a member of the Hells Angels motorcycle club and that Unger “apparently” was the club’s attorney. The erroneous statement was made by Erika Soublet, who no longer works at the office. Kelly appealed the sanction to the state Court of Appeals. Unger said the court has not ruled on the appeal.
Troberg, who prosecuted the Blackcrow case, was out of the office Friday and could not be reached for comment. County Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly said that because she didn’t prosecute the case, she was the “wrong person” to ask ________ why Blackcrow’s vehicular homicide charge also wasn’t Reporter Tom Callis can be dropped. reached at 360-417-3532 or at Kelly said all she could tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. say is that “basically, the com.
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Port Angeles School District Franklin Elementary teacher Linda Plenert’s first-grade class join classrooms across the North Olympic Peninsula and the nation in celebrating Read Across America Day on the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, author of the series of Dr. Seuss books. The class was joined by Dee Brauniger and her seeing eye dog, Bear. In the front is Carlos Rodriguez; second row, from left, are Kaely Henning, Rafael Moreno, and Cody Sinclair; third row, Cole Tierney and Ella Hetzel; back row, Elizabeth Woodin-Stockert, Caitlyn Floerchinger-Noe (touching Brauninger), Chloe Teter, Emalya Salazar and Elisha Howard.
21 airlines fined for fixing fees By Alicia A. Caldwell
The airlines’ crimes cost U.S. consumers and businesses — mostly international passengers and cargo shippers — hundreds of millions of dollars, prosecutors say. But the airlines caught by the Justice Department have paid a hefty price in the five years since the government’s widespread investigation became public. To date, 19 executives have been charged with wrongdoing — four have gone to prison — and 21
airlines have coughed up more than $1.7 billion in fines in one of the largest criminal antitrust investigations in U.S. history. The court cases reveal a complex web of schemes between mostly international carriers willing to fix fees in lockstep with competitors for flights to and from the United States. Convicted airlines include British Airways, Korean Air, and Air FranceKLM. No major U.S. carriers have been charged.
State University Clallam County Extension director, will discuss organic soil management during a Master Gardener’s Green Thumbs Garden Tips presentation Thursday. The free presentation Sound Circle will be at noon in the comPORT ANGELES — missioners’ meeting room Internationally known at the Clallam County sound therapist Vickie Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth Dodd, who lives in Port St., Port Angeles. Angeles, will host another The seminar was origicommunity sound circle at nally scheduled Feb. 24 but Studio Bob on Monday. was postponed because of Anyone interested in snowy weather. sounding — using one’s Beus will discuss ways voice, without words, to to organically improve soil soothe the body — is welwithout using expensive come in the circle from soil amendments. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Topics will include comTo participate, “all you posting, cover crops, need to bring is willingness mulches, soil tillage, and openness to let your sources of soil nutrients heart sing,” said Dodd, who and soil health. has hosted sound circles for During the 2010 Master a few months now at StuGardener brown bag series, dio Bob, which is upstairs Beus explained how volcaat 118½ E. Front St. nic and glacial action have A suggested donation of formed the complex set of $3 to $5 would be welcome. soils on the North Olympic To find out more, phone Peninsula. 360-452-5922 or visit His upcoming presentaDodd’s website, www. tion will offer tips for SacredSoundSchool.com. improving water drainage, water-holding capacity, Organic soil organic matter and fertility PORT ANGELES — to improve soils for better Curtis Beus, Washington gardening.
Beus holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science, a master’s degree in adult education and a doctorate in rural sociology, all from Washington State University. He has been the extension’s program director since 1996. The presentation is part of the brown bag series sponsored by the WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners the second and fourth Thursday of every month in Port Angeles. Presentations are from noon to 1 p.m. at the courthouse. Attendees may bring a lunch. For more information, phone 360-417-2279.
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Briefly . . . Six-vehicle wreck causes no injuries BREMERTON — Six vehicles were damaged but no people were hurt when a lumber truck driven by a Port Angeles man lost its load early Friday morning on state Highway 3 three miles north of Bremerton. Paul Stephen Bates, 47, was driving a 1998 Freightliner southbound at 4:22 a.m. when he swerved to avoid a spun-out car in the road. The truck’s trailer went out of control and spilled its load of lumber on the cable barrier and northbound lanes, where five
originally set for Memorial Field, was changed Friday to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds because constant rain has left the athletic field too wet. Most of the cars are expected to arrive at the fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St., in Port Townsend between noon and 12:30 p.m. The spring shakedown cruise is sponsored by Redmond’s Achtuning, an online German car-parts enterprise (www.achtuning. com). All European car rally ‘PT Cruise’ today participants will donate a PORT TOWNSEND — minimum of two cans of Hundreds of European cars food or nonperishable items are expected at the seventh to Northwest Harvest. annual Port Townsend The public is welcome to Cruise today. tour the display. Visitors The rally destination, are asked to bring packcars heading north hit the debris, the State Patrol said. Four of the vehicles, including the Freightliner, were driven from the scene. One had to be towed, and one was left on the scene for later repair. The State Patrol said ice on the road was the cause of the wreck and filed no charges. The other drivers were from Bremerton, Tacoma, Port Orchard and Gig Harbor.
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PORT ANGELES — Tickets will be available Saturday for a March 26 benefit to raise money to install new playground equipment at Shane Park in Port Angeles. Volunteers will sell tickets at the Port Angeles Safeway store at 110 E. Third St. from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the pasta dinner and dance party, which includes raffle prizes and a silent auction, cost $30 per person or $50 per couple. The event is planned at 7 p.m. March 26 at the Elks Naval Lodge in Port Angeles. Tickets to the Shane Park benefit also are available at Northwest Fudge, Odyssey Bookstore, Laurel Lanes, Port Book and News and Necessities & Temptations gift shop. Peninsula Daily News
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The three Clallam County commissioners will consider a revised agreement with the Clallam County Public Utility District for the Carlsborg sewer facilities plan and for the formation of a local utility district Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Also on the agenda: ■ Resolutions adopting a revised public participation strategy for the Shoreline Master Program update, updating appointments to the Washington Counties Risk Pool Board of Directors, calling for a hearing on the proposed disposition of surplus old-style corrections uniforms and authorizing an expenditure for a structural review of the historic Fire Hall. ■ A letter of support for the 2011 Clallam County Veterans’ Stand Down, which will be in May in
Forks and in October in Port Angeles. ■ An amendment with Glenn Hubbard adding travel expenses to compensation. ■ Receipt of proposals and qualifications for an upgrade to the Clallam County Sheriff ’s Office radio system. ■ Notices of a March 29 deadline: Bids are due then for the Nichols Bridge replacement project, supplemental appropriations and a budget reduction will be adopted then, and commissioners plan a hearing that day to consider debatable emergencies. Commissioners will conduct a work session in the same boardroom at 9 a.m. Monday to discuss action items.
Port Angeles utilities The Port Angeles Utility Advisory Committee will discuss paying a Rayonier cleanup consultant up to another $120,600 to review and advise the city on a materials management
Eye on Clallam plan being developed between Rayonier Inc. and the state Department of Ecology when the committee meets Tuesday. The purpose of the contract amendment is to ensure that the city’s combined sewer overflow project is in compliance with the plan. The meeting will be at 3 p.m. in the Jack Pittis Conference Room at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St. The City Council has called a special meeting so a majority of its members can attend the committee’s meeting. Also on the agenda: ■ Wireless mobile data system subgrant acceptance. ■ Hybrid electric car update. ■ 2010 consumer confidence and water-quality report. ■ Utility discount for low-income senior and disabled residents.
■ Advanced Metering Infrastructure update. ■ Bonneville Power Administration residential exchange settlement agreement. An executive session, which is closed to the public, will be held to discuss potential litigation.
Public utility district Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider approving the revised interlocal agreement with Clallam County for the next phase of the Carlsborg sewer and water reuse project Monday. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom at the PUD’s main office, 2431 E. U.S. Highway 101, Port Angeles. PUD commissioners also will hear a presentation from Northwest Open Access Network — or NoaNet — on a broadband
telecommunications opportunities program for building fiber connection from Port Angeles to Forks. Also on the agenda: ■ A Bonneville Power Administration update on the residential exchange program settlement. ■ Contractor prequalifications. ■ Contract completion of Sequim-area distribution projects.
Sequim City Council The Sequim City Council will discuss the results of a parks and recreation survey during a special meeting with the Citizens Park Advisory Board on Monday. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. in council chambers at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St. The survey was conducted to measure customer satisfaction regarding the city park system.
the five-year strategic plan during a work session Tuesday. The special meeting will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Central Services Boardroom, 216 E. Fourth St. The information collected during December’s education summit will be used as the foundation for the plan. No other business will be conducted. The next regular meeting of the School Board will be March 14.
The Quillayute Valley School Board will discuss enrollment projections for the present school year when it meets Tuesday. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. in the administrative boardroom, 390 S. Forks Ave. The board also will consider hiring a special education teacher, an assistant high school track coach and accepting the resignation of Port Angeles schools the Forks Middle School’s The Port Angeles School girls basketball coach, LesBoard will begin writing lye Stewart.
1 files for Clallam County Conservation District election By Paul Gottlieb
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It’s conservation district election season on the North Olympic Peninsula. Not that too many people seem interested, judging so far by the number of candidates and voters. Sequim-area resident Ashley Merscher was the only person to file for a Clallam Conservation District supervisor vacancy created when incumbent Marilyn Pollock decided not to seek
re-election to the three-year term. Polling places and times for the March 14 election are from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., and from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Unlike years past, no one can sign up as a writein at the last minute, district manager Joe Holtrop said in a recent interview. New state laws require
write-ins to file candidate forms for open positions four weeks before balloting — the same day other candidates also file nominating petitions with the signatures of at least 25 county registered voters. Merscher filed as a candidate with 38 names on the nominating petition. The deadline was Feb. 14 for both write-in candidates and those who file with nominating petitions. “We have a tradition of having write-in candi-
dates for our elections,” Holtrop said. “If history repeats itself and there is a write-in candidate out there, and lo and behold it turns out people write their name on it but it’s all in vain, it might not be too much fun to deal with.” The five-person Clallam board of supervisors is responsible for an annual publicly funded budget of between $1 million and $2 million.
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In Jefferson County, sole conservation district candidate and incumbent Julie Boggs of Chimacum was reelected with 13 votes Wednesday to a three-term position on the board of supervisors, district manager Al Latham said Friday. That’s one more vote than Supervisor John Boulton received last year when he was re-elected, Latham said. Balloting was between 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the district office in Port Hadlock.
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Book stirs interest in Port Angeles By Diane Urbani de la Paz
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PORT ANGELES — West of Here, Jonathan Evison’s epic tome about life beneath the Olympic Mountains, could mean “pennies from heaven,” as Diane Schostak sees it. “We hope it will be a driver for people to discover the Olympic Peninsula,” said Schostak, the West End native who is executive director of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau. She and bureau communications manager Mary Brelsford are busy compiling a list of places named in the novel — Hollywood Beach, the Bushwhacker restaurant, the mouth of the Elwha River, to name a few — for literary travelers to visit. “Westies and Twihards can come together and tour the Peninsula,” said Brelsford, referring to readers of West of Here and of the Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer. She and Schostak aren’t taking this too seriously: They’re putting Walmart, another prominent place in Evison’s story, on the itinerary. “We’ll have all the iconic locations,” Brelsford quipped. West of Here has in its cast of characters a guy who goes deep into the woods looking for Sasquatch, that mysterious wild thing also known as Bigfoot.
Evison, for his part, said he hopes to pique locals’ interest in their town’s history. That’s exactly what hap“We’re still forced to reckon with match skit — the reader may well By Diane Urbani de la Paz pened with April Bellerud, our early mistakes. But I still Peninsula Daily News lose track of the bouncing ball,” Odyssey Books’ owner. believe in the old American ethic of added Barbara Lloyd McMichael in West of Here, Jonathan Evison’s putting your shoulder to the wheel After reading about West best-selling novel about Port Ange- and figuring out where we go from The Bellingham Herald. of Here’s Eva Lambert, a “West of Here is bold and wellles, is enjoying attention from jour- here.” young journalist intent on intentioned, but others (Don Berry nalists around the country, from building a utopian colony in and David Guterson come immediNational Public Radio to the New Port Angeles, Bellerud was Not won over ately to mind) have produced more York Times to The Bellingham Herintrigued about the real Some aren’t won over by West of assured stories of the Northwest ald. thing: the Puget Sound experience,” she said, adding that Here. In a piece that aired Friday Cooperative Colony, an Mike Peed, writing for The New Evison’s book is littered with mismorning on local NPR affiliates, experiment in collective livspelled place names. York Times, calls the novel “riotthe tome, released in February by ing on Ennis Creek. Of course, Algonquin’s elaborate ously funny” at times but too Algonquin Books, is hailed as the The colony, established story of “one of the last unexplored mixed-up too often. The book could website devoted to West of Here during the 1880s, was the territories of the American West: have been “part modern comedy, (www.WestofHerethebook.com) supfirst of many utopian Washington state’s Olympic Penin- part historical novel, part societal plies a fistful of raves. enclaves that grew up sula.” indictment, part environmental cri This is “a daring, gorgeously around Puget Sound over Evison himself, a longtime resi- de coeur,” but Evison has stuffed it structured, and deeply satisfying the following three decades; dent of Bainbridge Island who’s full of stereotypes, Peed wrote. expedition of a novel,” wrote James its founders built Port brought his motor home over to the “Many of his creations, includP. Othmer, author of The Futurist. Angeles’ first sawmill, office Peninsula hundreds of times, told ing a gilded-hearted prostitute and Othmer’s further praise also building, homes, schools, NPR of the allure the Olympics an assembly of sagacious Indians could describe Port Angeles itself. churches and even an opera have long held for him. who listen to a ‘heartbeat from the “West of Here,” he wrote, “deftly house, according to www. His epic features a colorful cast: center of the earth,’ feel lifted from connects lives and centuries, pipe HistoryLink.org. “hopeful settlers and modern-day the dustier rooms of central castdreams and fierce realities.” Brelsford added that the strugglers” living with the environ- ing.” ________ novel made her want to mental destruction wrought by the Evison’s saga shuttles between learn more about the Press Elwha River’s damming. 1890 and 2006 — and “his backFeatures Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz Expedition, a journey into “I think the book is hopeful, ulti- and-forth narrative between epochs can be reached at 360-417-3550 or at the Olympic Mountains in mately,” Evison told NPR. firstname.lastname@example.org. begins to feel like that old tennis 1889-1890 financed by the Seattle Press. For her, the book is a of poverty, alcohol abuse “Maybe,” Brelsford said, opens a conversation he’s plan comes into view. provocative blend of history In both eras, readers see and the despair afflicting a “the book will spur some been wanting to have for years now. the town’s less-than-pretty segment of this community. and fiction. more Sasquatch-hunting.” “If [Evison] wanted to It’s the conversation side: exploitation of nature The book is selling well start a conversation,” Brelsbetween the present and and of people, lives derailed Pique locals’ interest at both Port Book and News ford said, “he has definitely the past. West of Here by alcohol and other drugs. and Odyssey Books in At the same time, Turner done that.” switches to and fro between West of Here may be a downtown Port Angeles. 1890, when Port Angeles — hard read for some who live added, readers elsewhere ________ across America may find called Port Bonita in the here, Turner said. Opens a conversation Features Editor Diane Urbani book — is starting its Port Angeles’ more com- West of Here a ripping read de la Paz can be reached at 360about a remote, even mystiAlan Turner, owner of growth, and 2006, when the fortable residents may not 417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ Port Book, said West of Here Elwha River Restoration care for Evison’s portrayals cal, place. peninsuladailynews.com.
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Book: Copious research was conducted on PA Continued from A1 book tour that has him talking about West of Here all When asked why he over the nation, is still reelpicked Bonita — pretty in ing a bit from its success. “If I had pitched this Spanish — Evison said he was merely looking for a book to anybody, they would parallel to Angeles, Spanish have said, ‘See ya, buddy.’ It for angels. That sounds has 42 points of view; it “pretty lofty” for the place, switches between two eras. They would have thought I he said. But “I wanted to paint a was crazy. I thought I was pretty picture” of this part crazy when I wrote it.” Fortunately for Evison, of the Peninsula. So Bonita it is, but it his agent set up an auction of the manuscript, and five ain’t pretty. No, the streets are publishers bid on it. Evison chose Algonquin muddy, the bars and brothels busy and the people not because that house drunk — either on alcohol offered the most money, but or the desire to vanquish because he believed it the wilderness one way or would do the best job with his sprawling tale. another. And Evison, who’s on a History, after all, “is a
big, messy thing. My favorite novels are messy; Moby Dick is a mess,” he added. So Evison populates his story with a big flock of characters, many with counterparts in the other era, to show the connections between past and present. “I grew up reading John Steinbeck and Mark Twain, writers who really brought regions to life,” he added. “I wanted to bring the Northwest to life” and show it to the world. Evison said he conducted copious research on Port Angeles, the Klallams and the Olympic Mountains — he camps out here in his motor home for 60 to 100 nights a year — but he did
not intend to cling slavishly to facts. “I didn’t want to write a historical novel; I wanted to write about history . . . I wanted all the little people to tell their stories,” he said. Most of all, Evison sought to “start a conversation. I wanted history to be ambiguous” in a book whose elements are both historical and mythical. West of Here gives people plenty to talk about, what with its tale of dam-building, wilderness-exploring and -exploiting, the clash of Native American and nonNative American cultures and the hope for a new and restorative era. While the novel has in
its first month since release been lingering on independent booksellers’ best-seller list as well as The New York Times list, the reviews are mixed. And Evison reads them with relish. “I want to know what the conversation is; I want to know what I’ve wrought,” he said. The writer wonders whether there will be “history curmudgeons,” sticklers ready to take him to task for turning Port Angeles’ past “onto its ear,” as he said. “It’s a town that has had some hard knocks,” Evison said, adding that he’s seen the empty storefronts on the main drag. But “the
town seems like a fighter to me; it always has. “The book is ultimately hopeful,” he added. “This is a hopeful page in history. With the death of the logging industry . . . Port Angeles hasn’t had a hopeful page in a long time.” And as the Elwha dams come down — removal starts this September — “the eyes of the world are on [the Peninsula],” Evison said. “Port Angeles is, once again, like a leader. I think it’s really cool.”
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Found: Was an ‘out-of-character thing for him’ Continued from A1 Goss was raised in Arkansas and taught young ser“It was absolutely an vicemembers how to speak out-of-character thing for German. He was a professor of him to do,” she said, adding German languages at San that he was happy at her Bernardino State and home. worked in Silicon Valley in “The only thing I can California writing technical think of is he really wanted manuals, said one of his to drive the car one more sons, Thomas Goss of New time.” Zealand. Goss’s other children are Family members said
Moores had scoured the area where the family believed Goss might have gone — the triangle between Old Olympic Highway and U.S. Highway 101 from Agnew west — and deputies made extra patrols Alert issued Tuesday this week through the The Sheriff’s Office had Agnew area and south issued a missing/endan- along O’Brien Road. gered person alert Tuesday. The Sheriff ’s Office Detective Sgt. Lyman brought in a plane from the
state Emergency Management Division to search for the vehicle Friday, but poor weather kept it from flying, said Ron Cameron, chief criminal deputy with the Sheriff’s Office. Hudson said two of her sons went up in a private plane Saturday to search over the Sequim-Dungeness area. The Coast Guard made
regular flyovers of the area during training flights last week. Peregrin said it would have been impossible to spot the vehicle from the air because of heavy tree cover.
give up hope until he’s found.
Department of Defense said a soldier stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord died Thursday in Afghanistan. Military Police Brigade Spc. Jason M. Weaver died of wounds suffered after insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb. The military said the 22-year-old grew up in Anaheim, Calif., and graduated from high school in 2007. He enlisted in the Army in January 2008 in Los Angeles and trained at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri before he was
assigned to the Military Police Brigade at then-Fort Lewis in July 2008. His unit was deployed to Afghanistan last June. The Department of Defense said Weaver has been honored with eight medals, a ribbon and a badge. The Associated Press
Daniel and Erica, family members said. He moved from the Sacramento area to live with his sister about two years ago.
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skier, was on Crystal Mountain alone when he disappeared. Searchers believe Melby might have fallen into a tree well, and it would be next to impossible for him CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN to get out without help. — Friends of a skier missIn the days since Melby ing since Tuesday said they went missing, more than haven’t given up hope. 15 inches of fresh snow KOMO-TV reported have fallen. Still, 80 people, that even avalanche dogs from ski patrol to volunhaven’t been able to find teers, are out on the moun40-year-old Paul Melby. tain looking for him. Searchers are focusing on Friends believe he’s wearan in-bounds, but off-trail, ing a locator chip but not ski area. transmitting a signal. They said they won’t Melby, an experienced
Twitter traffic jam SEATTLE — When Michael Micheletti’s car stalled in the center lane of Interstate 5, he documented his ordeal holding up traffic on the social networking site, Twitter. The Shoreline designer told KING-TV that tweeting was his way of passing the time after calling for a tow truck. He didn’t expect the quick help he got in response.
People started forwarding his post to their networks, and the Department of Transportation saw his note, and DOT workers moved his car to the shoulder. Micheletti said his situation made him aware of the power of social media. Traffic cleared up about a half an hour later and the tow truck arrived and brought him to the dealer, where his car was repaired.
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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 Peninsula Daily News invite nominations for the 2011 Clallam County Community Service Award. The award was created to recognize the dedication, sacrifice and accomplishments of local people who do extraordinary things for their neighbors, their community or the environment. This is the 31st year for the award, begun by the PDN and now co-sponsored by the Soroptimist noon club. Past winners 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.
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n Dan Wilder Sr., Port Angeles auto dealer and countywide community volunteer, educational leader and philanthropist. ■ Roger Wheeler, a leader in youth baseball and basketball and the North Peninsula Building Association’s Future Builders program who has devoted countless hours of his own time to building parks and playgrounds. ■ Susan Hillgren, who has worked tirelessly with Clallam County’s at-risk youth for more than 12 years. ■ Don Stoneman who, at 79, volunteers thousands of hours of hard, physical labor to maintain and improve hiking trails in Clallam County. ■ Joe Borden, “Mr. Irrigation Festival,” SequimDungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s “go-to guy” and a member of the Patriot Guard Riders, attending funeral services and serving as a member of an honor guard for our fallen military heroes.
■ 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 2011 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 persons to receive a Community Service Award at an evening reception in Port Angeles on Thursday, April 28. Questions? Please phone John 2009 recipients Brewer at 360-417-3500. Or Receiving the 2009 e-mail him at john.brewer@ award: peninsuladailynews.com. ■ Mikki Saunders, who retired in December 2010 honorees 2008 after 22 years as the Last year, judges selected director of the Port Angeles seven recipients from nomi- Food Bank. ■ Kathryn Schreiner nations made by individuals, of Sequim, whose volunteer clubs, churches, businesses efforts stretch from being a and other organizations. Receiving the 2010 award tax counselor to devoting thousands of hours to were: ■ Sue Nattinger and Sequim Meals on Wheels, Coleman Byrnes (joint Boys & Girls Club, Puget recipients), longtime hands- Sound Blood Center and the on, “no brag, just action” vol- Dungeness Valley Health unteers for Streamkeepers of and Wellness Clinic. Clallam County. ■ Jim Lunt of Port
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Peninsula Daily News recorded 783,780 page views at its website in February, with an average audience of 130,780 unique visitors. This is up substantially from 81,971 unique visitors and 589,350 page views recorded in February 2010. The numbers also showed a hefty increase in total visitors — 268,041 in February compared with 187,128 in the same month a year earlier. Last month, the PDN’s website recorded slightly higher numbers — 275,1181 total visitors, 133,056 unique visitors and 792,820 page views — but January had 31 days while February had 28. The PDN’s website, www.peninsuladailynews. com, is far and away the dominant news and information website for the North Olympic Peninsula, according to statistics from Omniture, Quantcast and Google Analytics, all of which measure Web traffic.
More honorees Other past Community Service Award honorees: ■ 2008 — Harold Baar, Jacqueline Russell, Colleen Robinson, Virginia and Welden Clark of Sequim, Doc Reiss, Barbara Ann Townsend. ■ 2007 — Jim Pickett, Lambert “Bal” Balducci and Kathleen Balducci, Dick and Marie Goin, Orville Campbell. ■ 2006 — Steve Zenovic, Eleanor Tschimperle, Bryce Fish, John and Sue Miles, Steve Methner. ■ 2005 — Rose Crumb; the Rev. Charles “Charlie” Mays; Liz Zenonian-Waud; the Rev. Mel Wilson and his wife, Kathy; Gary Colley. ■ 2004 — John and Lelah Singhose; June Robinson; Roger Oakes, M.D.; Cheryl Bauman.
■ 2003 — Cody Sandell;John and AnneMarie Summers; Edward Hopfner, M.D.; Patty Hannah. ■ 2002 — Denise Brennan, John Pope, John Reed, Cynthia Martin. ■ 2001-2000 — Phil and Deborah Morgan-Ellis, Sharon Fox, Kristin Prater Glenn, Cal Mogck, Manuela Velasquez. ■ 1999 — Bill Fatherson, Dorothy Skerbeck, S. Brooke Taylor. ■ 1998 — George Woodriff, Earl Gilson, Stuart Smith, Tom McCabe. ■ 1997-96 — Dave Robinson, Dennis Duncan, Jo Davies, Art Judd, Alberta Thompson. ■ 1995 — Mac Ruddell, Bonnie and Larry Hurd, Joyce McDaniel, Pat Soderlind, Harry Jackson.
■ 1994 — Steve Tharinger, Cindy Souders, Ray Gruver, Betty and Frank Wilkerson. ■ 1993 — Jessica Schreiber, Jim Jones, Betty Soderlind, Al Charles Jr. ■ 1992 — Helen Dawley, Lew Bartholmew, Chuck Maiden, Arlene Engel. ■ 1991 — Ginger Haberman, Tom Santos, Adabelle Square, Bob and Lois Blake, 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; Art Feiro, 1980.
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Running to seek solace in shoes I LIVE IN the city of Los Angeles, which is abuzz at the moment with shocking and dramatic breaking news. The news about pilot seaDiane son, that is. Not the Farr news of Tunisia’s regime change or Egypt’s opening of the Suez Canal to Iran or the people of Libya desperately trying to stay alive after their own leader declared war on them. Or the happenings in Bahrain, Yemen or Iran. Rather, so many of my incredibly smart friends and colleagues are calling, texting and tweeting the big news of who just got themselves a one-time appearance on a TV show. That’s because here, in the
Big Orange, it is “pilot season.” News is released hourly on who has captured the lead, colead and even a guest spot on every single pilot for next year’s network television development slate. Most of these pilots never even make it on the air. A pilot is a one-time trial run, used as an example of what a TV series would look like. It is clearly no indication of whether it would make a good series because most that do become weekly shows immediately fail. I know that revolutions and celebrity sightings are the most important news to cover (and not always in that order), but I am ready to admit that both feeds are not really worth the anxiety they cause me as I sit in my little office watching these dramas play out in real time. Having attained a bachelor’s degree in theater some years ago, I work regularly as an actress and can also spot drama from really far away.
Headlines like “Eva Amurri Cast in CBS Pilot” and “Gadhafi Will Fight Until He Spills His Last Drop of Blood” make my heart skip a beat. Both make me kind of fearful. One makes me want to hurry up and get a job (like Eva), while the other makes me worry that if the political structure in most of the Mideast fails, hooray for the protesters, but isn’t it a 50-50 shot that this could be worse for the safety of America? Photos featuring Eva’s shoes on a red carpet are splashed around for days after she achieves her pilot success. So, too, are images of the footwear that thousands of brave pioneers are waving at their own military and police forces (as well as at their televisions that are showing one leader after another threatening to continue to be their despot). Sadly, at times, Eva seems to have more followers on some social networking sites and get
much more attention at drinksand-dinner conversations around my ’hood than those whose lives are at stake. I’ve now realized that neither of these news stories is really doing me any good as I lie awake in bed catastrophisizing about them. I have my own pilot now — no thanks to worrying about keeping up with the Joneses or the Amurris, but perhaps due to that said theater degree — and still I feel nervous as every other actress I’ve ever met gets her own wannabe TV show. I’m nervous primarily because there is so much hoopla about it. Similarly, the happiness and relief I feel after watching so many hard-won success stories in Egypt can be immediately eviscerated into new fears when the Suez Canal is opened to Iran and Israel is feeling provoked. So basically, I’m thinking I have to put on a pair of shoes, walk away from my computer
and stop watching the news as it cycles because it is not informing me about something new every single hour of the day. Rather, the repetition of the same news told in an ever more slightly jarring way is stressing me out no end. This means both the fluff pieces considered headline news where I live and the actual headline news that I cannot take part in at all, no matter how much the liberal drama student in me would like to save the world. ________ Diane Farr is a humorist known for her roles in the TV shows “Californication,” “Numb3rs” and “Rescue Me,” and as the author of The Girl Code. She is one of four columnists who appear here every Sunday. She can be reached at www. getdianefarr.com or at Tribune Media Services. Attn: Diane Farr, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60611.
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“I didn’t believe for a long time, but I saw two sightings that couldn’t be explained. Once on a trip from California and another time on the way to the Jeffco fairgrounds.”
“I believe in UFO sightings. Not that I’ve seen one, but there have been so many sightings over the years, it is hard not to believe in their existence.”
“It seems possible. It doesn’t seem impossible. I’ve never seen firm proof. Interesting possibilities of extraterrestrial life out there. I’ve known people who firmly believe.”
“I think the idea of UFOs is propagated by anti-Christian forces to try to reduce our beliefs. A tool of the devil. They’re hoaxes of some sort. Yes, they’re hard to explain.”
“It’s possible but highly unlikely. I have heard people say they’ve seen strange objects in the sky. I said, ‘OK.’ I don’t know if it involved drink, but they were adamant.”
“I’m a skeptic. I’ve never witnessed seeing one. I’m an agnostic. I only understand what I can see and what my brain tells me. They could exist, but I’m an agnostic on the subject.”
“I’m sort of a doubter. Makes you wonder, though. I’ve never seen one. But you can’t help but wonder from what you see and hear from others.”
“I think something is up there. I believe in them, I guess. Something is definitely up there. I’ve seen them on TV. Some form of life is out there.”
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mills to invest in biofuel technology to improve their A good friend and sucprofitability and to produce cessful Port Angeles busimuch-needed power. nessman recently said to The lineup of naysayers me that there is simply no is impressive. economic sense of direction It would be interesting here any longer. to review their financing. Sadly, I had to agree Could this be traced all and even broaden the scope the way back to the use of his concern to the and development of natunational scene. I lay the problem at the ral resources? Most yaysayers would feet of the naysayers, those surely respond to this queswho object to anyone who tion with a resounding yes. wishes to do almost anyGlenn Wiggins, thing. Port Angeles This is not a small crowd anymore, but rather Wiggins is a former a very large group of orgamayor of Port Angeles. nizations whose main purpose in life is to say no. Usually, it is directed to Opposes project those who wish to utilize Decision-makers need to natural resources that, I ask Nippon some hard submit, have always been questions the main source of our About eight years ago, wealth and wellbeing. the country got swept up in Tragically, the naysaya rush to make ethanol out ers wish to throttle most of corn. enterprises that wish to The results: Corn prices innovate and utilize skyrocketed, costing conresources for the benefit of sumers an estimated $15 their companies, which billion a year. consequently benefits us Subsidies cost us an all. additional $6 billion a year, The activity provides and more energy goes into funds for payrolls, penproducing ethanol than it sions, taxes and yes, union yields. dues. Now we are being asked An example locally is to subsidize projects that the attempt by the pulp produce energy from wood.
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We need to heavily subsidize them with our tax dollars because they don’t make any economic sense. What’s worse, they are located where the air pollution will cause serious health problems for all of us in Clallam County, especially Port Angeles. And it is not true that emissions will go down. They will increase. In Port Angeles, decision-makers have bought into the Nippon project without asking hard questions, like these: Will Nippon guarantee that the mill will stay open for at least 10 years if they are allowed to build the plant? If not, can they shut down the mill, add more cooling to the power plant and keep it running (and poisoning us)? I’ll put my money on No. 2. Why? Asian competition and decreasing need for telephone books. If this happens, we get all the health problems and lose the mill jobs anyway. The Port Angeles City Council should act like smart businesspeople and get to the bottom of this so they can look out for
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Options were day, day/ Bob Lynette, evening or nighttime conSequim struction. We voted. Lynette is on the board Port Angeles Downtown of the North Olympic Association (PADA) ExecuGroup of the Sierra Club, tive Director Barb Frederone of the parties appealing ick counted the votes, the permitting of Nippon’s announcing nighttime conproposed biomass generastruction had prevailed. tion facility. The options were changed without enough discussion. ‘Traffic snarls’ Folks, these are your Sitting at my desk, lookelected officials at work. ing at downtown Port The next three to four Angeles, I wonder about months, when you are traffic snarls that are stuck in traffic downtown, coming. At a meeting at the City know this: Nighttime construction, Council chambers Feb. 16 originally planed and [“Merchants Vote To Try approved by the city of Port Daytime Dig,” Feb. 17 Angeles and Glenn Cutler PDN], I witnessed a carefully orchestrated presenta- and voted on and approved by the merchants of downtion by city Public Works town, has been manipuDirector Glenn Cutler, the lated and traded for daydowntown association and time construction. the contractor handling If you’re happy sitting construction on First Street. in traffic, unable to get The meeting was limthrough downtown during ited to one hour. the day, waiting on conCutler, the contractor and the board took 40 min- struction trucks, say nothing. utes for a presentation on Just sit there. the project, consuming Enjoy the dump truck most of the hour. full of dirt in front of you. Cutler told the merWave at the flagger chants they would not be directing traffic, knowing allowed to address him or that this construction was the board. We were hurried to vote. originally scheduled to be our interests.
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We asked Cutler for a response. Here it is: After Barb Frederick, executive director, and Greg Voyles, president, opened the Downtown Association meeting, the city was given an opportunity to provide background on the project. The city and the PADA have held a number of meetings for the membership over the past nine months to share information and options for accomplishing the project. Road Construction Northwest (RCNW) approached the city to have the project completed by May 30. Their concept was to work from approximately 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. five days a week. It should be noted that portions of the south travel lane will be closed to traffic, regardless of whether the work is performed at night or in the daytime. A variety of options were discussed, and the attendees were given an opportunity to ask questions. Turn
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Peninsula Voices Continued from A10 [“Other Stores Fill Void Left By PT Swain’s”]. City, contractor and Department store closDowntown Association staff ings such as Swain’s and answered all questions and Gottschalks make it difficult for local residents to stayed around after the “buy locally” and support meeting to answer addilocal merchants as has tional questions. been the goal of some local The PADA held a vote. groups for the past several Based upon the final years. count of 33-7, the PADA But, there’s a very visirequested the city perform the first phase of the work, ble treasure associated from Valley to Oak streets, with the Port Townsend Swain’s store — all of those during the hours of 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (approximately), very special, historic and one-of-a-kind photos that and then revisit the work Cliff Swain, founder of schedule for the second phase of work, from Oak to Swain’s General Store in Port Angeles, had collected Laurel streets. throughout his lifetime. The meeting to discuss Boating was a very the second phase will be important part of Cliff announced by the PADA Swain’s life. for all interested individuHis collection, a link to als to attend and share the Steam Age, includes their comments. photographs of steamships Please go to the city website for the most recent that plied the Northwest waters, West End watering information on the First holes and nautical maps. Street Separation Project There’s even a photo of at http://tinyurl. the first Elwha River dam. com/5s2cybp. In another recent PDN article on Jan. 30, “PortSwain’s photos holes To History: Amazing It was said to read in Maritime Photos Collected the Feb. 20 PDN that Feb. By Swain’s Patriarch 21 would probably be the Exposed For Sale,” Cliff’s last day that the Swain’s daughter, Glenda Swain Outdoor store in Port Cable, decided to sell her Townsend would be open father’s historic photo
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collection in the Port Townsend Swain’s Outdoor store. I have no idea how many of these precious photos remain after the closing of the Port Townsend Swain’s, but wouldn’t it be a fabulously philanthropic gift if Glenda Swain Cable donated the remainder of her treasure — her father’s Steam Age collection — to the two historical societies and museums in Clallam and Jefferson Counties? Not only would the collection not be further fractured, the photos would be preserved, appreciated and viewed by hundreds of people rather than possibly finding their way into the barns of strangers, never to be appreciated. Kathleen MetzCarson, Port Angeles
Real Reagan? PDN columnist Cal Thomas leads a parade of pundits in praising Ronald Reagan on the centennial of his birth, a case of collective amnesia [“Reagan Still Reagan; Obama Isn’t,” Feb. 3 PDN]. Reagan began his
political career in 1947 as a witness before the House Un-American Activities Committee. Reagan, then president of the Screen Actors Guild, testified that communist influence in Hollywood threatened national security. The “Hollywood Ten,” screenwriters of many Oscar-winning films, were blacklisted, opening a decade of witch-hunt hysteria. Many thousands lost their jobs and careers. A few months after he became president in 1981, Reagan fired 11,000 members of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers for daring to go on strike against conditions that endangered their health and the safety of the flying public. It was a green light for corporate union-busting that continues to this day. The aim was to drive wages in the U.S. down to the level of nations like Honduras. Reagan rammed through tax cuts for banks and corporations while eliminating federal regulations that protect the public interest. Reagan was at the helm during the Iran-contra
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conspiracy. Marine Lt.-Col. Oliver North bragged that the Reagan Administration secretly sold weapons to Iran and used the profits, laundered through Swiss banks, to arm the contra bandits in Nicaragua in violation of a Congressional ban. Countless thousands died in “Reagan Doctrine” wars in Central America and Angola to make the world safe for corporate profiteers. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is an heir to this sad legacy. But public employees in the Badger State are giving the governor their answer: “Union busting is disgusting!” Timothy L. Wheeler, Sequim
‘Held hostage’ Americans wake up. Please write, call or e-mail all Congressional members and demand that existing capped oil wells be activated, off-shore drilling be resumed and oil drilling at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be started this year. It is imperative America stops sending billions of dollars overseas.
We are being held hostage by these countries. We’re insuring their prosperity, in many instances fattening their dictators’ bank accounts, and destroying our once great and powerful nation. And, “political correctness” has been overblown. We need to have the guts to say it as it is and quit pussyfooting around. The Caucasian American male is still footing most of the bills and getting chastised for doing so. America is still the land of opportunity. It should not be the land of free handouts to people who do not even attempt to provide for their families. Individuals who work hard, save their money and educate their kids should not have to share their hard-earned money with people who have the attitude that “the world owes me a living.” Educational opportunities are still readily available for all who want to improve their lot in life. Let’s restore America’s greatness and belief in God. Helga McGhee, Sequim
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It is becoming a beautiful swan. Can’t wait to see it complete. Keep up the great work.
A RAVE TO Lori, a shopper in Walmart, announcing that she was a nurse when quickly responding to my wife, who had fallen. Thanks, also, for the store workers and manager, Lee, for their caring assistance.
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RANT TO THOSE who lack diplomacy and tact in dealing with people in a business or A RAVE TO the man who personal setting. plowed the Humane Society Due to the lack of those vital parking lot. social skills, you could run the The staff and all of the anirisk of losing your business and Rave of the Week A HAPPY RAVE to Don mals say thank you for helping losing out on having meaningful Perry, who puts such enthusiasm, interactions with others. dig us out. BIG THANK-YOU to the humor, research, preparation and For your benefit, you should gentleman who anonymously showmanship into the historic A 10-PAW rave to Olympic cultivate these wonderful human paid for breakfast for seven Peninsula Humane Society volun- Port Angeles tours he gives out of traits and social skills. ladies at the The Oak Table Cafe teer Bob Bish, who has remained the Port Angeles Regional Cham(Sequim) Thursday morning. ber of Commerce Visitor Center. a committed dog-walker at the No matter how long you’ve shelter for many years. . . . and other Rants lived in Port Angeles, take this Thanks to Bob’s dedication, . . . and other Raves tour! the dogs enjoy time out of their A GENTLE RANT — It’s amazing, and you look at kennels in addition to the special Because I love to dance, when I Port Angeles in new ways. BOTAI WOULD LIKE to treats he brings for them! see dances advertised in the Thanks, Don. thank all the people who voted Thank you for your muchpaper, I always want to go. for him in the “Paws and Claws” needed hard work and dedication But I don’t go for fear my date RAVE FOR “MADE in the contest, his photographer, Steve, to homeless animals. and I would not be accepted. USA” on the ABC-TV network. the sponsors and, of course, the (We are a same-sex couple.) If we all tried our best to only PDN. He also sends a big conTHANK YOU SO much for If you support diversity, can buy USA-made goods, it would be gratulations to Fletcher and your compassionate care, you please say so in your ads? a win-win for our workers and Cosmo. Dr. Swanson, Dr. Tatro, Aaron our country. and Kelly, registered nurses and AS AN “ADULT” leader of A GIANT RAVE for our local, to all our wonderful friends while our youth, your main goal was to A HUGE RAVE for KONP top-notch emergency responders. at Olympic Medical Center, Port “shake your booty and be sassy”? and all involved for making the When my wife felt odd chest Angeles. Why not hand out stripper Home Show (Port Angeles) such sensations Saturday evening, poles while you’re inspiring our a good-vibes, fun event. Mark and two other men A RAVE FROM two ladies at young women? Rock on! responded fast with kindness, the Olympic Medical Center Cheerleading does not require understanding and assurance. (Port Angeles) cafeteria, whose short skirts and provocative A RAVING THANK-YOU to Thank you! day was greatly improved by a Steve Moser of Thrivent Financial, movements. gentleman who most kindly paid Pastor Patrick Lovejoy of St. MatAll of it is insulting and A RAVE FOR the Clallam for their lunch. thew’s Church in Port Angeles and degrading to women everywhere. County road crew. Thank you very much. Respect your body and all their volunteers. Thank you so much for your They put on a fabulous Money yourself! efforts to keep our road clear of THANK YOU, JIM Cromer Matters workshop. the snow. of Grandview Grocery (Port THE “FRIENDLY COMMUI wish the schools had someWe can’t even get up it unless Angeles), for stepping up to help thing like this for our kids. NITY” of Monterra (Port Angeyou grade it and sand it (as we one of your employees during a les) would help a resident move Thank you all, and God bless found out in November!). grave family crisis. rather than resolve a grievance. you. Thank you so much! You are truly an exceptional Shame on them! We on Monroe Roadperson and genuine friend. A BIG RAVE for whoever Roundtree Road appreciate you. The world needs more people A HUGE RANT at whoever turned in $40 to the Safeway in like you. Sequim. decided to have the trees around TO THE YOUNG man, Joey Thank you very much for You have restored my faith in the museum reconstruction Elias, who pulled me out of the helping my friend. mankind. project at Eighth and C streets ditch on Atterberry Road, (Port Angeles) butchered. Sequim, Monday morning. A RAVE FOR the woman at AN APPRECIATIVE RAVE They were a beautiful part of I can never thank you enough. the Port Angeles Safeway on for Christie Lassen of Wild Birds our neighborhood. Fourth Street. Thank you for your great Unlimited in Gardiner for letting Someone must have made A big thank-you for turning in me use her telephone to call a kindness. some money off that deal. my purse that I’d left in a shopWish I had an address so I tow truck after I had a flat tire ping cart out in the parking lot. could write you a note. on U.S. Highway 101. RANT TO THE organization I went back to the store thinkI was caught between a rock that just had a sweet-16 party. THE APARTMENT BUILD- ing it would be gone and I’d and a hard place with no cell The food you served was a ING at Eighth and Cedar streets never see anything in my purse phone or jack to fix the tire and joke. The three entrees were in Port Angeles looks terrific with again. with the sun setting, and you cocktail weenies, tasteless macEverything was there. were sweet to help. its new facade. and-cheese and burgers the size EDITOR’S NOTE: Please send comments about news articles as signed letters to the editor. 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of Kennedy half-dollars. Next time, loosen up the purse strings and hire a meat cutter to carve some prime rib and roast beef. TO THE BOARD of directors regarding your CEO: The measure of a man is his integrity, not his charm. Not all that glitters is golden. SEQUIM, BARN DANCE and dinner: $30 cover charge per couple, no dinner, 29 degrees chill factor and no heat, windy barn, could not dance with cold feet and insulted with cold Merlot! POOR BABY, THE road was icy, slick and somebody knocked your Lincoln Log off its pedestal. You called 9-1-1 and pointed fingers? What a waste of the taxpayers’ money. Was the neighborhood just too peaceful for you lately? THE FERRY SYSTEM (and probably trial lawyers) have ruined the formerly quiet space in time that used to be a ferry ride across the sound. Many of us took life-saving power naps. No more. Just when we’ve dropped off, the audio alert blasts us awake. I suggest visual alerts. Bad guys don’t obey alerts, anyway. ________ (CLIP AND SAVE) To participate, call our Rants & Raves hotline at 360-417-3506 (works 24 hours a day), e-mail us at email@example.com or drop us a postcard, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Keep comments brief — 50 words or less. And, please, no libel, no responses to letters to the editor or news stories; no personal attacks on individuals or on businesses identified by name; no thank you notes to your favorite restaurant, dry-cleaner, grandchild (we simply don’t have enough room for those); no inaccurate information or unverified rumors; no calls for boycotts; no political endorsements; no charity fund appeals; no commercial pitches. Also, only one rant or rave per writer. Don’t forget to tell us where things happen — Port Angeles, Chimacum, Sequim, etc.
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Wilson is delusional, paranoid and dangerous and had indicated he has been sanctioned to kill people at random, according to a Department of Corrections communication obtained by the News Tribune. Wilson left the facility Friday after being civilly committed following a conviction for second-degree arson.
Hospital spokeswoman Kris Flowers said the hospital did not classify what happened as an escape because the patient, although assigned to a locked ward, had not been criminally committed. Flowers said the man has “a history of dangerousness” but a clinical determination that he is not “imminently dangerous.”
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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Hurricane Ridge snowplow crews made a dent in the 15- to 25-foot drifts in the parking lot at the snowplay area 17 miles south of Port Angeles on Saturday but were unable to clear it entirely, said a park ranger. “There were still lots of drifts in the parking lot,” said Janis Burger, interpretive ranger at Hurricane Ridge. Hurricane Ridge had a reported total snow depth of 123 inches, or more than 10 feet, on Saturday. Some 27 “I don’t want to say for inches of new snow have sure [that the rope tows fallen since Tuesday. won’t be operating today], but I’d be surprised if it Road closed Saturday does,” Halberg said. A special event set for The road to Hurricane today featuring well-known Ridge was closed Saturday. extreme skier Glen Plake Whether it is open today has also been canceled, Haldepends on the progress the berg said. workers make this morning, Burger said, adding High wind last week that the weather report is hopeful. Hurricane Ridge lived The National Weather up to its name last week, Service has predicted par- with five hours of wind tially sunny skies all across gusts over hurricane force, the North Olympic Penin- including some to 98 mph, sula today — including at according to numbers Hurricane Ridge — and recorded by the Ridge Peninsula temperatures in telemetry. the low- to mid-40s, includ“That, along with the ing 42 degrees at the Ridge. snow, produced some huge Hurricane Ridge Winter drifts — not unusual in a Sports Club member Greg La Nina winter,” Burger Halberg said it doesn’t look said. good for organized ski and “Friday brought more wind and snow, with seven snowboard activities.
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Rivalry is born Neah Bay falls in school’s first title tilt on pitch Peninsula Daily News
SPOKANE — The Neah Bay boys basketball team peaked at the perfect time. Unfortunately for the Red Devils, it brought them just short of their first state title in school history. Neah Bay fell 55-50 to Sunnyside Christian in the Class 1B title game Saturday night at Veteran’s Memorial Arena. It was the Red Devils’ first appearance in a state championship game; one that ultimately ended on a sour note after Steven Broersma hit two foul shots with nine seconds to go to secure the win for the Knights (25-2 overall). “We had every intention of winning,” first-year Neah Bay coach Gerrad Brooks said. “We just came up a little short. “But the guys played great. They played great all year, and they stepped it up another level at this tournament.” Indeed, the same team that qualified for state as the No. 3 seed out of the 1B Tri-District somehow found a way to put it all together in Spokane. Rolling through the first two rounds with a 49-41 win over Rosalia on Thursday and dramatic 63-60 win over Colton on Friday, the Red Devils (23-6) earned a spot in the championship game against the Knights. Thanks to a record-setting performance from senior Drexler Doherty, who scored 16 of his gamehigh 31 points in the first quarter, they even had the defending state champs reeling up 16-9 six minutes into the game. “Like everybody else, he bought into the system and his offense came within our offensive sets,” Brooks said. “They just flat out couldn’t guard him. “Big players step up in big games and he definitely did that.”
Cascadia summit brings Northwest MLS teams together
Class 1B Tourney
By Tim Booth
The Associated Press
TUKWILA — There are still two months before the Cascadia rivalry gets its Major League Soccer debut on a national stage May 14 when Seattle hosts Portland. It’s already the most heated regional rivalry in the MLS. The smoke bombs set off by Portland’s “Timbers Army” during an exhibition win over the Seattle Sounders on Friday night proved that. “Nothing compares to this,” Seattle coach Sigi Schmid said. Supporters groups and coaches from Portland, Vancouver and Seattle gathered on Saturday as part of a three-day Cascadia Summit to discuss the first season of the Pacific Northwest trio playing a the highest level of soccer in North America. The joint event Saturday was part of a larger weekend gathering that included round-robin exhibition games between the three teams. It began Friday night with Portland’s 2-0 win over Seattle, continued Saturday with Portland and Vancouver playing and concludes today with the Whitecaps and Sounders. But for the supporters groups, it was an opportunity to address some of the concerns and issues that may flare up during the first season of the three cities facing each other. It’s the first time Vancouver, Portland and Seattle have had teams playing against each other at the top level of a professional sport since the Trail Blazers, Grizzlies and SuperSonics of the NBA in 2001 before the Grizzlies relocated to Memphis. “I think the opportunity between the three Northwest franchises is very unique and special. It’s special because there’s a tremendous rivalry here and then the interest and the intensity that that generates by the fans coming out is huge,” Schmid said. “But I think we also have the responsibility, all of us teams in the Northwest, to make sure the rivalry is on the field and is what it is. “We don’t ever want to overstep those areas and turn the rivalry into something that it should not be or something that we’d be embarrassed to have show up.”
Safety concerns? Safety and security is among the chief concerns for fans of the three teams traveling to the opposing cities. The management of Portland, Seattle and Vancouver agreed to set aside 500 seats for visiting fans for the games this season. Among the stipulations is those fans will be seated in one, secured area of the stadium in an attempt to keep any fan incidents from popping up. “I want anyone who comes to PGE Park to be treated as a guest in a respectful way,” said Jeremy Wright from Portland’s Timbers Army. Keith Hodo, co-president of the Emerald City Supporters, said the goal is to have the same atmosphere the three cities have become known for having at home matches, but hopefully without any major incidents. “All we can do is prepare. That’s all you can do because if you fail to prepare that’s when things can possibly go wrong,” Hodo said. “Inevitably something might happen, but hopefully it’s something small,” he added. The small number of available, secure tickets for the road games has some fans concerned, but was the number the three franchises were able to agree on. Seattle has the largest stadium; Portland the smallest. But Timbers owner Merritt Paulson said if the demand from the traveling fans is there, the teams may revisit the setup for future seasons. “At some point there has to be a cap so it’s got to be realistic,” Paulson said. “But at least show us this first year that there is that excess demand. Nothing is written in stone.” Seattle and Portland will get the national stage for the first time on May 14 with the return match in Portland on July 10. Turn
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Neah Bay’s Drexler Doherty drives through the Sunnyside Christian defense in the first half of the Class 1B state championship game Saturday in Spokane.
Red Devil girls finish 4th 2008, ’09 and ’10. It also marked the first time the Freshman Merissa Murner Red Devil propelled Neah Bay to a girls closed 52-50 victory over Selkirk and out a state fourth place in 1B with a last- appearance Halttunen minute hook shot Saturday at with a win. Veteran’s Memorial Arena. “That was extra special for The win cemented the the girls, to win on Saturday,” girls’ highest state finish in Neah Bay coach Lisa Haltschool history, trumping tunen said. eighth-place showings in Turn to Girls/B3
Neah Bay wins two straight to clinch best state finish in program’s history Peninsula Daily News
SPOKANE — For the fourth year in a row, the Neah Bay girls basketball team is coming home with hardware from the Class 1B state tournament. And this time around, it’s not just another eighth-place trophy.
Grinnell medals in Chile
Pirate men survive Peninsula tops Yakima, moves on at NWAACCs
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CONCEPCION, Chile — Port Angeles skeet shooter Jaiden Grinnell made a mark on the international stage this weekend. Grinnell captured a bronze medal at an ISSF Shotgun World Cup event in Concepcion, Chile Grinnell on Friday. Tied with four other shooters after the final round of shooting, Grinnell had to earn her hardware in a shoot-out. The 19-year-old shooter hit 21 of 24 targets in that round to top out all but one of those shooters and finish third. “Fantastic job by Grinnell for her first ISSF World Cup medal,” U.S. national coach Bret Erickson said in a news release.
The Knights took control with a 13-3 run to end the second quarter. They then opened a 36-29 lead midway through the third quarter on Alex Brouwer’s shot in the lane. Neah Bay answered with six straight points and trailed 36-35 after Michael Dulik’s move inside with 2:25 left in the frame. The Red Devils managed to tie the game at 40-all midway through the fourth quarter, but could never grab a lead. Broersma scored 11 of his 24 points in the final six minutes, helping the Knights win their fourth title in five years. Leading 53-50 with 11 seconds left, Sunnyside Christian missed the front end of a one-and-one, but Broersma grabbed the rebound, was fouled and sank both foul shots to put the game out of reach.
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Peninsula College guard Sammeon Waller drives to the hoop during Saturday’s game against Yakima Valley in the first round of the NWAACC tournament.
KENNEWICK — It wasn’t pretty, but Peninsula College men’s basketball coach Lance Von Vogt will take it. Mitrell Clark came up with two steals and sank 4 of 4 free throws in the final minute to vault the Pirates to a 58-54 victory over Yakima Valley in the first round of the NWAACC tournament on Saturday. Peninsula (19-7 overall) overcame some poor free-throw shooting and a few offensive lapses to reach the second round for the second time in five years. Next up is a quarterfinal matchup with top-ranked Tacoma (24-2) today at 4 p.m. “Survive and advance in the tournament bracket, that’s what we did,” said Von Vogt, in his first year with the Pirates. “The sign of a good team is playing through adversity and playing well enough to win when you’re not playing your best.” Turn
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Bowling SEQUIM OLYMPIC LANES Thursday 9 Pin No Tap March 3 Men’s high game: Cliff Silliman, 213; men’s high series: Pete Centeno, 517. Women’s high game: Linda Chansky, 244; women’s high series: Ginny Bowling, 532. First Federal Snipers March 2 Men’s high game: Jim Getchman, 198; men’s high series: Jim Getchman, 543. Women’s high game: Eva Rider, 174; women’s high series: Eva Ride, 448. Leading team: Enfield by 2.5 points. Les Schwab Mixed March 2 Men’s high game: Ricky Johnson, 182; men’s high series: Ricky Johnson, 478. Leading team: Sequim Olympic Lanes by 1.5 points. Wall Street Journal March 1 Men’s high game: George Kennedy, 186; men’s high series: Joseph Martinez, 467. Women’s high game: Joan Wright, 168; women’s high series: Joan Wright, 458. Sunlanders I March 1 Men’s high game: Dave Anderson, 212; men’s high series: Dave Anderson, 544. Women’s high game: Pennie Dickin, 175; women’s high series: M.J. Anderson, 467. Leading team: Alley Oops by 2.5 points. Wall Street Journal Feb. 22 Men’s high game: George Kennedy, 210; men’s high series: George Kennedy, 587. Women’s high game: Joan Wright, 199; women’s high series: Joan Wright, 518. Leading team: First Edition. Sunlanders I Feb. 22 Men’s high game: Marty O’Brien, 222; men’s high series: Ray DeJong, 572. Women’s high game: Carol Patterson, 166; women’s high series: Jan Jones, 452. Leading team: Alley Oops by 1 point. First Federal Snipers Feb. 23 Men’s high game: Jim Getchman, 225; men’s high series: Jim Getchman, 560. Women’s high game: Marilyn Hooser, 196; women’s high series: Marilyn Hooser, 481. Leading team: Enfield by 2.5 points.
Golf SUNLAND GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB March 3 Men’s Game Flight 1 (0-18) Gross: Mike Novotny 31. Net: Tom Caufield, 27; Arlyn Nelson, 28. Flight 2 (19 plus) Gross: Ken Orth, 37. Net: Rus McClelland, 27.5; Jam Hanley, 29. Lady Niners March 3 Throw Out Worst Hole Gwyen Boger, 32; Christie Wilson, 38.
Basketball Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Adult League Standings through March 5 Team W L Irwin Dental Center 12 0 Langston Services 8 3 Blue Sharks 8 4 4 In The Key 8 4 Burley Construction 7 4 7 Cedars Casino 3 8 Ulin’s Concrete 3 9 Cougar’s 2 9 Sergio’s/Tracy’s 1 11 March 3 Results Ulin Concrete Pumping 71, Sergio’s/Tracy’s Insulaltion 53 Leading Scorers UC: Daniel Ulin, 18; Lane Richards, 14. ST: Jesse Judd, 18; James Charles, 12. Irwin Dental Center 117, 7 Cedars Casino 61 Leading Scorers ID: Cody Smithson, 28; Jim Halberg, 23. 7C: James Hoch, 16; Jason Wheeler, 14.
Spring Hoopfest Youth Basketball Saturday Results Boys Fifth Grade Port Angeles White 32, Forks Rebels 18 Port Angeles White 44, Forks Blazers 33 Gig Harbor gym Rats 65, Port Angeles Geen 19 CWA Tarriers (Tacoma) 38, Forks Blazers 16 Forks Rebels 35, CWA Tarriers 34 (OT) Gig Harbor Gym Rats 42, Mount Baker, 26 Boys Sixth Grade Mukilteo Black Knights 35, Port Angeles 23 D-Block Hoops (Bellingham) 64, Mukilteo Black Knights 5 D-Block Hoops 64, Port Angeles 22 Sequim Wolfpups 46, South Kitsap Elite 30 Lions (Tacoma) 44, Mukilteo Silver Knights 29 Girls Seventh Grade Port Angeles 20, Sequim Jammers 11 Adrenaline Stars (Arlington) 54, Chimacum 16
Prep Sports Basketball Saturday’s Scores BOYS State 4A Fourth Place Olympia 77, Kentridge 67 Third Place Garfield 75, Davis 68 State 3A Fourth Place O’Dea 77, North Central 66 Third Place Kamiakin 47, Glacier Peak 40 State 1A State Championship Cascade Christian 71, Zillah 59 Fourth Place Onalaska 53, Nooksack Valley 35
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Clobber Park Clover Park’s Dwayne Crawford, facing camera, celebrates with his teammates Saturday after they won the Class 2A state championship by defeating Squalicum 69-54 in Yakima. Clover Park advanced to the Elite Eight by knocking off Port Angeles at regionals last week. Third Place Granger 58, Chelan 49 State 2B Fourth Place Lake Roosevelt 62, LaConner 51 Third Place Bear Creek School 54, Colfax 43 State 1B Fourth Place Rosalia 65, Lummi 26 Third Place Almira/Coulee-Hartline 57, Colton 55 GIRLS State 4A State Championship Lewis and Clark 62, Federal Way 49 Fourth Place Lake Stevens 53, Bellarmine Prep 45 Third Place Chiawana 46, Woodinville 34 State 3A State Championship Holy Names 57, Prairie 48 Fourth Place Kennedy 55, Auburn Mountainview 35 Third Place North Central 52, Kamiakin 42 State 2A Fourth Place Tumwater 57, Lynden 45 Third Place River Ridge 51, W. F. West 29 State 1A Fourth Place Granger 40, Connell 37 Third Place La Salle 59, Bellevue Christian 51 Friday’s Scores BOYS State 4A Consolation Semifinal Kentridge 75, Puyallup 34 Olympia 70, Jackson 42 Semifinal Curtis 83, Davis 71 Gonzaga Prep 66, Garfield 53 State 3A Consolation Semifinal North Central 53, Chief Sealth 46 O’Dea 65, Seattle Prep 59 Semifinal Lakes 54, Kamiakin 48, OT State 2A Consolation Semifinal Grandview 54, River Ridge 51 West Valley (Spokane) 60, Tumwater 52 Semifinal Clover Park 73, Burlington-Edison 70 Squalicum 49, Kingston 45 State 1A Consolation Nooksack Valley 57, Mabton 44 State 1A Consolation Semifinal Onalaska 50, Vashon Island 48 State 1A Semifinal Cascade Christian 72, Granger 51 Zillah 58, Chelan 57 State 1B Consolation Semifinal Lummi 48, Mt. Rainier Lutheran 37 Rosalia 70, Columbia Adventist Academy 26 Semifinal Neah Bay 63, Colton 60 Sunnyside Christian 50, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 44 State 2B Semifinals Napavine 53, Bear Creek School 39 Northwest Christian (Colbert) 48, Colfax 44 Consolation Semifinal LaConner 40, Adna 35 Lake Roosevelt 57, Waitsburg-Prescott 49 GIRLS State 4A Consolation Semifinal Bellarmine Prep 53, Edmonds-Woodway 52 Lake Stevens 46, Mt. Rainier 41 Semifinal Federal Way 48, Chiawana 45 Lewis and Clark 47, Woodinville 43
State 3A Consolation Semifinal Auburn Mountainview 54, Lakeside (Seattle) 33 Kennedy 58, Glacier Peak 45 Semifinal Holy Names 57, North Central 28 Prairie 54, Kamiakin 41 State 2A Consolation Semifinal Lynden 47, White River 42 Tumwater 46, East Valley (Yakima) 35 Semifinal Burlington-Edison 56, River Ridge 49 Prosser 49, W. F. West 35 State 1A Consolation Semifinal Connell 54, Seattle Christian 28 Granger 63, King’s 47 Semifinal Freeman 47, Bellevue Christian 39 Lynden Christian 42, La Salle 39 State 1B Consolation Semifinal Neah Bay 54, Mary Knight 29 Selkirk 58, Lopez 32 Semifinal Almira/Coulee-Hartline 64, Columbia (Hunters) 49 Sunnyside Christian 40, Colton 35 State 2B Consolation Semifinal Brewster 59, Adna 42 White Swan 53, Napavine 43 Semifinal Reardan 58, Darrington 24 Toutle Lake 40, Lake Roosevelt 38
Basketball NBA Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 44 19 .698 — Phoenix 32 28 .533 10½ Golden State 27 34 .443 16 L.A. Clippers 22 40 .355 21½ Sacramento 15 44 .254 27 Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 51 11 .823 — Dallas 45 16 .738 5½ New Orleans 36 28 .563 16 Memphis 34 29 .540 17½ Houston 32 32 .500 20 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 38 22 .633 — Denver 37 26 .587 2½ Portland 34 27 .557 4½ Utah 32 30 .516 7 Minnesota 15 49 .234 25 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 45 15 .750 — New York 31 29 .517 14 Philadelphia 31 30 .508 14½ New Jersey 19 43 .306 27 Toronto 17 46 .270 29½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 43 19 .694 — Orlando 40 23 .635 3½ Atlanta 37 25 .597 6 Charlotte 26 35 .426 16½ Washington 16 45 .262 26½ Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 42 18 .700 — Indiana 27 35 .435 16 Milwaukee 23 37 .383 19 Detroit 22 41 .349 21½ Cleveland 12 49 .197 30½ Friday’s Games New Jersey 116, Toronto 103 Chicago 89, Orlando 81 Philadelphia 111, Minnesota 100 Oklahoma City 111, Atlanta 104 Boston 107, Golden State 103
Cleveland 119, New York 115 New Orleans 98, Memphis 91 Dallas 116, Indiana 108 Phoenix 102, Milwaukee 88 San Antonio 125, Miami 95 L.A. Lakers 92, Charlotte 84 Saturday’s Games New Jersey 137, Toronto 136,3OT Washington 103, Minnesota 96 Houston 112, Indiana 95 Sacramento at Utah, late Charlotte at Portland, late Denver at L.A. Clippers, late Today’s Games Chicago at Miami, 10 a.m. L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 12:30 p.m. Washington at Detroit, 3 p.m. Golden State at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. New York at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. New Orleans at Cleveland, 3:30 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 4 p.m. Memphis at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. Boston at Milwaukee, 6 p.m.
College Basketball UCLA 58, Washington St. 54, OT UCLA (22-9) Nelson 10-13 3-4 23, Honeycutt 4-11 0-0 10, Stover 0-0 0-0 0, Lee 2-10 7-7 11, L. Jones 1-9 2-2 4, Lamb 0-2 0-0 0, Anderson 0-2 0-0 0, Lane 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 4-7 2-2 10. Totals 21-54 14-15 58. WASHINGTON ST. (19-11) Casto 4-7 1-5 9, Lodwick 4-10 0-0 9, Capers 2-5 1-1 5, Aden 4-17 4-6 14, Loewen 0-1 0-0 0, DiIorio 1-2 0-0 2, Motum 6-10 2-2 15. Totals 21-52 8-14 54. Halftime—Washington St. 32-19. End Of Regulation—Tied 48. 3-Point Goals—UCLA 2-17 (Honeycutt 2-6, Anderson 0-1, Nelson 0-1, Lee 0-4, L. Jones 0-5), Washington St. 4-13 (Aden 2-6, Lodwick 1-3, Motum 1-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—UCLA 38 (Honeycutt 10), Washington St. 29 (Aden, Capers 5). Assists— UCLA 13 (L. Jones 6), Washington St. 15 (Capers, DiIorio 3). Total Fouls—UCLA 13, Washington St. 14. A—9,317.
SPORTS ON TV Today 9 a.m. (7) KIRO Men’s College Basketball, Kentucky at Tennessee. 9:30 a.m. (5) KING NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers. 10 a.m. (2) CBUT AHL Hockey, Hamilton Bulldogs at Toronto Marlies. 10 a.m. (4) KOMO (6) CHEK NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat. 10 a.m. (26) ESPN PBA Bowling, Plastic Ball Championship at Cheektowaga, N.Y. 10 a.m. (25) FSNW Women’s College Basketball, ACC Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C. 10 a.m. (47) GOLF PGA Golf, The Honda Classic at PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 11 a.m. (7) KIRO Men’s College Basketball, MVC Tournament Championship at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. (Live) 11:30 a.m. (13) KCPQ NASCAR Auto Racing, Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nev. Noon (5) KING PGA Golf, The Honda Classic at PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Noon WGN MLB Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs at Hohokam Park Stadium in Mesa, Ariz. 12:30 p.m. (4) KOMO (6) CHEK NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers at San Antonio Spurs. 12:30 p.m. (8) GBLBC PGA Golf, The Honda Classic at PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 12:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Women’s College Basketball, Big-10 Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. 12:30 p.m. (25) FSNW Women’s College Basketball, Washington at USC. 1 p.m. (7) KIRO Men’s College Basketball, Wisconsin at Ohio State. 2:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Women’s College Basketball, SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. 3 p.m. (25) FSNW Men’s College Basketball, Florida State at North Carolina State. 3:30 p.m. (26) ESPN NBA Basketball, New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks. 5 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Men’s College Basketball, WCC Tournament Semifinal at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. 6 p.m. (26) ESPN NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks. 7 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Men’s College Basketball, WCC Tournament Semifinal at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 65 38 21 6 82 183 164 Phoenix 67 34 23 10 78 191 194 Los Angeles 65 36 25 4 76 180 159 Dallas 64 34 23 7 75 177 181 Anaheim 65 35 25 5 75 182 190 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 66 41 16 9 91 213 155 Calgary 67 34 24 9 77 204 191 Minnesota 65 34 25 6 74 169 171 Colorado 64 26 30 8 60 184 219 Edmonton 65 22 35 8 52 164 214 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 66 39 19 8 86 219 193 Chicago 66 37 23 6 80 218 182 Nashville 65 33 23 9 75 165 153 Columbus 64 31 26 7 69 176 191 St. Louis 65 28 28 9 65 177 194 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 64 40 18 6 86 208 167 Pittsburgh 67 38 21 8 84 193 166 N.Y. Rangers 67 34 29 4 72 186 164 New Jersey 64 29 31 4 62 136 166 N.Y. Islanders 66 25 32 9 59 182 210 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 65 38 19 8 84 199 152 Montreal 66 36 23 7 79 176 167 Buffalo 64 31 25 8 70 186 185 Toronto 66 29 28 9 67 173 202 Ottawa 65 22 34 9 53 147 206
Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 65 37 21 7 81 195 198 Washington 65 35 20 10 80 173 164 Carolina 66 31 26 9 71 191 201 Atlanta 66 27 28 11 65 184 214 Florida 65 26 31 8 60 163 181 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday’s Games New Jersey 2, Pittsburgh 1, OT N.Y. Rangers 4, Ottawa 1 Chicago 5, Carolina 2 Calgary 4, Columbus 3 Anaheim 4, Dallas 3, OT Saturday’s Games Phoenix 5, Detroit 4, SO N.Y. Islanders 5, St. Louis 2 Buffalo 5, Philadelphia 3 Vancouver 3, Los Angeles 1 Pittsburgh 3, Boston 2, OT Chicago 5, Toronto 3 Atlanta 4, Florida 3, OT Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 2 Edmonton at Colorado, late Dallas at San Jose, late Today’s Games Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 9:30 a.m. New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, 12 p.m. Washington at Florida, 2 p.m. Buffalo at Minnesota, 3 p.m. Nashville at Calgary, 5 p.m. Vancouver at Anaheim, 5 p.m. Monday’s Games Washington at Tampa Bay, 4 p.m. Columbus at St. Louis, 6 p.m. Dallas at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
College Basketball Far West
Arizona 90, Oregon 82 Arizona St. 80, Oregon St. 66 BYU 102, Wyoming 78 California 74, Stanford 55 New Mexico 66, Air Force 61 UCLA 58, Washington St. 54, OT UNLV 78, Utah 58
Oklahoma 64, Oklahoma St. 61 Prairie View 74, Southern U. 55 Rice 72, Houston 57 Sam Houston St. 68, Texas St. 52 South Dakota 96, Houston Baptist 87
Texas A&M 66, Texas Tech 54 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 76, Cent. Arkansas 69 Texas Southern 79, Alcorn St. 68 Tulsa 78, Southern Miss. 70 UTEP 59, SMU 56 UTSA 68, Texas-Arlington 63
Ball St. 67, N. Illinois 57 Bowling Green 73, Buffalo 63 Cincinnati 69, Georgetown 47 E. Michigan 69, Toledo 50 Illinois 72, Indiana 48 Iowa 67, Purdue 65
Kansas 70, Missouri 66 Kansas St. 67, Iowa St. 55 Michigan 70, Michigan St. 63 W. Michigan 81, Cent. Michigan 68 Xavier 66, Saint Louis 55
Alabama 65, Georgia 57 Auburn 60, LSU 51 Clemson 69, Virginia Tech 60 Florida 86, Vanderbilt 76 Grambling St. 74, Alabama St. 73 Jackson St. 72, Alabama A&M 64 Marshall 83, UCF 69 McNeese St. 92, Lamar 74
Memphis 66, Tulane 61 Mississippi 84, Arkansas 74 Mississippi St. 60, South Carolina 58 North Carolina 81, Duke 67 North. St. 70, Stephen F.Austin 65 Richmond 68, Duquesne 56 SE Louisiana 50, Nicholls St. 43 Saint Joseph’s 71, Charlotte 70 UAB 66, East Carolina 48 Utah St. 72, Louisiana Tech 30 Virginia 74, Maryland 60
Columbia 91, Brown 74 Cornell 68, Yale 55
Fordham 77, Massachusetts 73 George Washington 60, Dayton 58 Harvard 79, Princeton 67 N.J. Tech 78, Chicago St. 46 Notre Dame 70, Connecticut 67 Penn 70, Dartmouth 58 Pittsburgh 60, Villanova 50 Providence 75, Rutgers 74 Seton Hall 85, Marquette 72 St. Bonaventure 74, Rhode Island 68 St. John’s 72, South Florida 56 Syracuse 107, DePaul 59 Temple 90, La Salle 82 West Virginia 72, Louisville 70
America East Conference Quarterfinals Boston U. 69, New Hampshire 60 Hartford 66, Maine 63 Stony Brook 67, Albany, N.Y. 61 Vermont 57, Binghamton 46 Atlantic Sun Conference Champ. Belmont 87, North Florida 46 Big Sky Conference First Round N. Arizona 66, Montana St. 62 Big South Conference Champ. UNC Asheville 60, Coastal Carolina 47
Colonial Athletic Association Quarterfinals George Mason 68, Georgia St. 45 Hofstra 72, William & Mary 56 Old Dominion 59, Delaware 50 Va. Commonwealth 62, Drexel 60 Horizon LeagueSemifinals Butler 76, Cleveland St. 68 Wis.-Milwaukee 70, Valparaiso 63 Metro Atlantic Athletic ConferenceQuarterfinals Fairfield 55, Marist 31 Iona 94, Siena 64 St. Peter’s 70, Loyola, Md. 60
Missouri Valley Conference Semis Indiana St. 61, Wichita St. 54 Missouri St. 60, Creighton 50 Ohio Valley Conference Champ. Morehead St. 80, Tennessee Tech 73 Southern ConferenceQuarterfinals Furman 61, Chattanooga 52 W. Carolina 77, UNC Greensboro 66 Wofford 69, Appalachian St. 56 Summit LeagueFirst Round Oakland, Mich. 82, S. Utah 66 Sun Belt ConferenceFirst Round North Texas 83, Troy 69 W. Kentucky 66, Louisiana-Monroe 50
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Sunday, March 6, 2011
Girls: Take 4th Continued from B1
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Neah Bay players react Saturday after they lost the boys’ Class 1B basketball championship to Sunnyside Christian in Spokane.
Boys: Finish 2nd in Class 1B Continued from B1 The 6-foot-6 senior, who was 9-of-12 from the floor, also pulled down 10 rebounds. “They made a few good defensive plays down the stretch that really killed us,” said Doherty, whose 31-point night was a 1B tournament record. “It sucks that we came so close to wining and lost. It was still a good thing for us, though. It was more of an accomplishment than a disappointment. “Nobody in Neah Bay has ever came that close [to a state title]. We got there, and we were that close to winning it, but we came up a little short.” The Neah Bay faithful packed their half of Veteran’s Memorial Arena by the time Saturday’s game started. After the Red Devils beat Colton on Friday, dozens flew out to Spokane the next day just so they could witness a possible championship.
Doherty sank a pair of 3-pointers to end a third quarter that saw the Red Devils turn a 32-28 deficit into a 46-44 lead. He ended up netting 11 of his 23 points in the second half and hit a free throw with 7.7 seconds remaining to help clinch the win. Colton tied the game several times in the fourth thanks in large part to Dustin Patchen, who had 11 of his game-high 31 points in the final frame. Zeke Greene added 11 points and seven rebounds for Neah Bay, which had just four turnovers in the win. “All the credit goes to God and them boys,” Brooks said. “They bought into a system that they never ran before. They just trusted me enough to just listen to what I have to say and discipline their game. Friday night “This is the fruit of it.” Neah Bay graduates six The Red Devils certainly had to earn that runner-up seniors from this year’s trophy in Friday’s semifinal team, including Doherty, Jimmy Jimmicum, Tony against Colton.
The closest any other Neah Bay team had gotten to a state title was the 1986 squad, which made the semifinals before losing to Reardan and eventually placing sixth. The best finish prior to this year’s runner-up placement was the 2006 squad’s fourth-place showing. “We were disappointed because we went in fully confident that we could beat [Sunnyside], and we had them on the ropes for most of the game,” Brooks said. “There was just a couple of instances where the ball didn’t bounce our way. It’s a bit disheartening, but at the same time they are proud of how well they did. “They did something that no team in their school’s history has done, and they are definitely proud of that.”
DeBari, Izak Manuel, Thomas Lawrence and Eli Monette. They finish the season as the North Olympic League champions and the secondbest team in 1B. “I’m proud of my teammates and glad we could accomplish this for everybody back home,” Doherty said. “I was just proud of everybody on our team that we played so well here. It was an awesome thing to be part of.” Neah Bay 63, Colton 60 Neah Bay Colton
15 13 18 17 — 63 15 17 12 16 — 60 Individual Scoring
Neah Bay (63) Smith 3, Jimmicum 6, Manuel 7, Greene 11, Dulik 7, Doherty 23, Pascua 7, Monette 4. Colton (60) Straughan 2, Straughan 16, Eacker 9, Patchen 31, Spence 2.
Sunnyside 55, Neah Bay 50 Neah Bay Sunnyside
18 7 13 12 — 50 47 17 8 16 — 55 Individual Scoring
Neah Bay (50) Smith 1, Jimmicum 6, Manuel 4, Greene 4, Dulik 2, Doherty 31, Pascua 2. Sunnyside Christian (55) Wagenaar 5, De Jong 4, Brouwer 5, Bosma 8, Van Belle 7, Haak 2, Broersma 24.
Pirates: Advance to 2nd round “We caused 22 turnovers. We contested every shot. We made baskets when we needed to, and we made plays when we needed to against a very good Yakima team.” The biggest plays came in the final 28.6 seconds, when Clark turned a 54-54 tie into a four-point Pirate win. After leading for most of the second half, Peninsula’s Thad Vinson was whistled for an intentional offensive foul in the final minute. That resulted in a pair of free throws for the Yaks — they made 1 of 2 to tie the game — and another offensive possession. With the score knotted at 54 and Yakima threatening to go ahead, Clark picked off a Yaks pass from the top of Peninsula’s trapping 1-3-1 zone and was fouled. He made both free throws, then proceeded to come up with another steal on the next play. The sophomore guard hit both free throws again to seal the game and put Peninsula at 5 of 14 from the charity stripe on the night. “Our free-throw shooting was horrendous,” Von Vogt said. “Every time we had a lead with had an opportunity at the free-throw line we didn’t cash in. “Clark just made two great plays, just used his quickness and made steals.” DeShaun Freeman led the way for Peninsula, scoring 19 points and pulling down 13 boards for the win. Sammeon Waller sunk 16 points while Clark had 10 and Vinson seven. Peninsula hit 48.1 percent of its shots from the field, while limiting Yakima to 33.3 percent shooting.
Neah Bay 52, Selkirk 50 Neah Bay Selkirk
18 10 13 11 — 52 11 10 17 12 — 50 Individual Scoring
Selkirk (50) H. Adams 4, J. Adams 14, Cain 5, A. Couch 13, K. Couch 3, Holter 4, Reiber 7 Neah Bay (52) Allen 3, Ch. Moss 14, Ci. Moss 12, Murner 3, Thompson 7, Winck 13.
Neah Bay 54, Mary M. Knight 29 Mary Knight Neah Bay
6 9 5 9 — 29 23 15 5 11 — 54 Individual Scoring Mary M. Knight (29) M. Sowie 2, A. Sowie 5, Kiliz 1, Dierkop 1, Frost 5, Cook 15. Neah Bay (54) Thompson 27, Murner 5, Winck 4, Ch. Moss 7, Ci. Moss 3, Allen 8.
Lakes pulls out win for 3A title Lancers claim State Roundup first state crown The Associated Press
TACOMA — Nate Guy had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Issac Winston added 19 points and Lakes took advantage of a big third quarter run to win its first Class 3A boys state championship, 71-56 over Bellevue on Saturday night. Zach Banner had 15 points and eight rebounds for Lakes (25-3). Kendrick VanAckeren’s layup pulled Bellevue (24-6) back within two midway through the third quarter before Lakes went on its decisive run. After baskets by Guy and Banner extended the lead to 45-38, Guy drilled a 3-pointer from the right wing and Carl Flamer added another from the left corner to give the Lancers a commanding 51-38 lead. Nate Sikma tried everything he could to keep Bellevue in the game, finishing with 28 points.
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Lewis and Clark took command early in the fourth, opening the frame with an 8-0 run to retake the lead. Julia Moravec hit 3 of 4 free throws and a layup that pushed the lead to 50-45 with just over two minutes to play.
3A Girls Holy Names 57, Prairie 48
TACOMA — Claire Conricode scored 20 points as Holy Names completed an undefeated season with a 57-48 victory over previously undefeated Prairie in the 3A girls championship game on Saturday. Holy Names scored the first 11 points of the game. Conricode had 17 points, including five 3-pointers, in just over a quarter of play as Holy Names took a commanding 28-13 lead. Prairie wouldn’t go away easily. By halftime, they had closed to 31-22. Jackie Lanz and Megan Lindsley helped narrow the gap even 1A Boys further. Lanz went the length of Cas. Christian 71, the court to score as time Zillah 59 expired in the third quarter YAKIMA — Two-time to close the lead to 43-37. tournament MVP Cody But Prairie was never Shackett scored a game-high able to get any closer. 26 points to lead Cascade Christian to the Class 1A 2A Girls boys state title for the second Prosser 50, straight year with a 71-59 win over Zillah on Saturday. Burl.-Edison 33 T.J. Tuttle chipped in 22 YAKIMA — Tayshia points and Shawn Spencer Hunt scored 18 points to added 11 as the Cougars, lead top-ranked Prosser to who led the entire game, a 50-33 victory over Burlnever let Zillah mount a seri- ington-Edison in the Class ous threat in the second half. 2A girls state title game The Cougars (25-2) shot Saturday night. 48 percent (24 of 50) in the Prosser’s Tamara Jones, game, including 50 percent the tournament’s MVP and in the first half and their record holder for career first five shots. tournament points, had
4A Girls Lewis & Clark 62, Federal Way 49
Peninsula College 58, Yakima 54 24 30 — 54 26 32 — 58 Individual Scoring Yakima Valley (54) Evans 11, Dornik 11, Hill 10, Blodgett 9, Ogbasiassie 9, Bonser 4. Peninsula (58) Freeman 19, Waller 16, Clark 10, Vinson 7, Musgrow 2, Johnson 2, Williams, 2.
“These girls are pretty determined. It was nice to see all of them step up and play together, especially our game against Selkirk. “It was kind of a close game all around, and instead of folding . . . they were able to play together and keep each other’s spirits up.” The Red Devils (25-2 overall) thumped Mary M. Knight 54-29 in a loser-out consolation game Friday before coming back with the narrow win over Selkirk (21-10) the next day. “The girls were fired up about the boys [reaching the 1B finals] the night before, so that really got them going. They wanted it too,” Halttunen said. “They wanted the fourthplace [trophy].” Sisters Cherish Moss and Cierra Moss combined for 26 points in Saturday’s win over Selkirk, with the former scoring 14 and the latter 12. Courtney Winck added 13 points for a Neah Bay team that led by as many as 13 after going up 24-11 in the second quarter. Selkirk closed out the frame on a 10-4 run, then slowly inched its way back in the third and fourth, eventually taking a 50-48 lead with 2:45 left in the game. The Neah Bay girls, who forced 26 turnovers and had just 15 of their own, didn’t allow a single point the rest of the way. Then Murner came through with the clutch shot — her first in seven attempts — with 1:01 to go. The Red Devils held on from there. “It just felt good this game,” Halttunen said. “It was just an exciting game, and it was good to see the girls with that intensity”
Saturday’s game against Mary M. Knight wasn’t nearly as tight. Neah Bay jumped out to a 23-6 lead after one quarter and never looked back. The Red Devils were fueled by an epic performance from junior Rebecca Thompson, who hit 8 of 12 field goal attempts and 8 of 8 free throws for 27 points. The 5-foot-8 junior also snagged seven rebounds and dished out three assists in a game that was never in doubt. Much of that could also be attributed to a strong defensive effort that limited Mary M. Knight to 15 percent shooting. Such defensive dominance was the hallmark of a team that finished undefeated in North Olympic League play for a third year in a row and claimed a 1B Tri-District title. With just two seniors leaving after this season — Synon Allen and Faith Tyler — the Red Devils likely aren’t done yet. “The girls had goals that they wanted to set: league champs, district champs . . . placing higher than they did before [at state],” Halttunen said. “[We’re] proud of them, the things that they have accomplished this season.”
Peninsula College guard Mitrell Clark goes up for a shot during Saturday’s NWAACC tournament first round game against Yakima Valley at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
TACOMA — Devyn Galland scored 24 points as Lewis and Clark defeated Federal Way 62-49 to win the 4A Girls championship game on Saturday night. It was the Tigers’ first title since winning three straight from 2006-08.
four points to give her 281.
1A Girls Freeman 49, Lynden Chr. 32 YAKIMA — Tournament MVP Mackenzie Taylor scored a game-high 13 points and led Freeman to its second straight Class 1A girls title with a 49-32 victory over Lynden Christian on Saturday.
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Dawgs run out of time UW handed crushing loss by Southern Cal By Tim Booth
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SEATTLE — It took Jio Fontan and his Southern California teammates less than 48 hours to regroup and head into the Pac-10 Conference tournament as possibly the hottest team in the league. Washington? There’s only some more headscratching about just how good the preseason league favorites are going into the postseason. Fontan slipped his way through Washington’s defense for 20 points, Nikola Vucevic added 19 points and 10 rebounds and USC held off Washington’s second-half charge for a 62-60 win on Saturday night, the Trojans’ fifth win in six games to close the regular season. USC (18-13, 10-8) won for the second straight year in Seattle and rebounded from Thursday night’s disappointing loss at Washington State, where Vucevic called the Trojans’ first-half effort “soft and lazy.” The Trojans will take the No. 4 seed into next week’s conference tournament and face fifth-seeded California in the quarterfinals. “We kind of feel like we let ourselves down, me as the point guard definitely feel like we let our team down in the game Thursday,” Fontan said.
Pac-10 Standings Conf. Overall Arizona 14-4 25-6 UCLA 13-5 22-9 Washington 11-7 20-10 USC 10-8 18-13 California 10-8 17-13 Washington State 9-9 19-11 Stanford 7-11 15-15 Oregon 7-11 14-16 Oregon State 5-13 10-19 Arizona State 4-14 12-18 Saturday’s Games Arizona 90, Oregon 82 Arizona State 80, Oregon State 66 UCLA 58, Washington State 54 California 74, Stanford 55 USC 62, Washington 60
“You saw it today. I wanted to come out aggressive offensively and make a statement from the start.” The Trojans certainly did that. Washington never led and was forced to rally from deficits of 15 in the first half and 14 early in the second half. The Huskies never got closer than three, adding another layer of debate to the Huskies’ NCAA tournament prospects. Even before the Huskies took the floor, they were locked into the third-seed in the Pac-10 tournament in Los Angeles. And their first-round opponent will be a familiar one — rival Washington State, who beat the Huskies 80-69 in Seattle on Feb. 27. Washington (20-10, 11-7) finished the regular season dropping three of four con-
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Washington coach Lorenzo Romar directs his team against Southern California in the second half of Saturday’s game in Seattle. USC won 62-60. ference games, including a pair at home. “Our guys understand our backs are really, really against the wall right now,” Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said.
Thomas struggles Isaiah Thomas continued to struggle shooting but led Washington (20-10, 11-7) with 16 points. He is 8 of 25 shooting in the last two games and missed all six of his 3-point attempts. The Huskies made a season-low two 3-pointers and went more than 11 minutes of the second half with just one field goal made, a dunk by Matthew Bryan-Amaning. But it was the Trojans
dictating every part of this victory, from the pace to the style. Alex Stephenson was dominant inside, finishing with 11 points and 14 rebounds. The Trojans were 19 of 25 at the free-throw line, making their first 12 attempts. USC packed in defensively and forced Washington to the perimeter. And when the Huskies attempted a 3, there was usually a hand in the shooter’s face. “We did a great job on defense in the first half,” Vucevic said. “We really played well and that got us some easy baskets on the other end.” USC put Washington behind from the start, making its first six shots and leading by as many as 15 in the first half on Maurice
Cougars let one slip Undermanned WSU sees lead disappear in OT loss The Associated Press
PULLMAN — Reeves Nelson scored 23 points, and Malcolm Lee hit four free throws in the closing seconds of overtime to lift UCLA to a 58-54 victory over wounded Washington State on Saturday. Arizona’s victory earlier in the day prevented UCLA (22-9, 13-5 Pac-10) from having a chance to tie the Wildcats for the Pac-10 title. Washington State (1911, 9-9) played without suspended star Klay Thompson and injured point guard Reggie Moore (ankle). But it nearly managed to break a home losing streak to UCLA that now stands at 18. Cougars coach Ken Bone said he will decide in the next few days if Thompson, the Pac-10’s leading scorer at 21 points per game, will play in next week’s conference tournament. He was suspended after being cited for marijuana possession Thursday. UCLA coach Ben Howland warned his team that the Cougars were likely to come out strong. “Games like this are tough,” Howland said. “They banded together in adversity.” Faisal Aden hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 54 with 1:17 left. The Bruins turned it over on a shot clock violation, but the Cougars gave it right back, and Lee was fouled while going for a layup with 6.9 seconds left. He made both for a 56-54 lead. Washington State turned over the ball on the inbounds play and had to foul. Lee made both shots for the final points. Thompson walked onto
the floor in street clothes just before tipoff and took the microphone. He apologized to fans in a brief statement. “I made a mistake,” Thompson said to the roaring crowd, then was embraced by teammates and sat on the end of the bench for the game. Of Thompson’s statement, Bone said, “It was something he wanted to do. I think it came from the heart.” Nelson made 10 of his 13 shots. Lee finished with 11 points, making all seven of his free throws. Bone said the loss of two of his team’s best players meant the remaining players played a lot of minutes. “We were pretty effective early on,” said Bone said, whose team led 32-19 at halftime. “We were not as effective in the second half, when I think our legs were tired.” Aden played 42 minutes and sank just four of 17 shots. He missed a key free throw at the end of regulation that might have given WSU the win. “It’s hard for him to go 42 minutes,” Bone said of the slender Aden. Brock Motum led WSU with 15 points, while Aden finished with 14. At halftime, Howland said he warned his team that its NCAA tournament hopes were at stake. “I put it on the shoulders of my team, and they raised their intensity defensively,” Howland said. The Bruins opened the second half with an 11-1 run to get within 33-30 on Lee’s basket. Honeycutt’s 3-pointer for UCLA tied the game at 35. The score was tied at 48 at the end of regulation.
Then, the Huskies forced a turnover as Thomas, Venoy Overton and Bryan-Amaning all dove for the loose ball, causing Romar to stomp his foot on the floor four times in approval. That was part of a 14-4 spurt by the Huskies, who, after scoring six straight at the free-throw line, were within 49-45 with 7:38 left. But Fontan hit a pair of free throws, and Stephenson followed Fontan’s missed 3-pointer to get the lead back to eight. Washington could not make it a one-possession game until Scott Suggs’ tipin with 2 seconds left for the final margin. Overton had 15 points, five rebounds and four assists. “We’re just not doing it,” Overton said.
M’s catcher Olivo injured Mariners drop Indians 7-2 at spring training
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Washington State forward DeAngelo Casto (23) attempts a shot around UCLA forward Reeves Nelson, right, and center Joshua Smith, left rear, during Saturday’s game in Pullman.
where we’re at.” Olivo, 32, signed as a free agent in January and was brought in to take over the brunt of catching duties for a relatively young Mariners pitching The Associated Press staff. Seattle’s Franklin PEORIA, Ariz. — MarGutierrez doubled and iners catcher Miguel drove in three runs Olivo strained his groin against his former team. in Seattle’s 7-2 win over Left-hander Erik the split squad Cleveland Bedard pitched two scoreIndians on Saturday. He is scheduled for an less innings in his second MRI. There was no time- start of the spring for the Mariners and struck out table for his return. the side in the first. Olivo was running “I feel fine, just trying lightly down the thirdbase line on a sacrifice fly to throw strikes,” said Bedard, who didn’t pitch when he pulled up and a major league game in fell down on his stomach near home plate. He man- 2010 while recovering from left shoulder suraged to reach out and gery. “Getting my arm touch the plate to score. ready for the season. At “You always hate to this point just trying to see that. Whatever the get some stamina going best case scenario is, that’s what we’ll hope for,” and throw more innings.” Jeanmar Gomez Seattle manager Eric allowed four runs on four Wedge said. “We’ll just take it day- hits in 2 1/3 innings in his first start for Cleveto-day, continue to get land. him looked at and see
Soccer: Rivals Continued from B1 and instead of saying ‘I want to go to Europe,’ they Vancouver travels to say, ‘I want to go to Seattle, Seattle June 11 with the go to Portland, go to VanSounders going north on couver because I know those game are going to Sept. 24. The Whitecaps play at have the best atmosphere,” Portland on Aug. 20 and the Wright said. “I think we’re going to Timbers become Vancouver’s first opponent at raise the bar here and we remodeled B.C. Place sta- don’t need to compare ourselves to overseas because dium on Oct. 2. “Ultimately, I want peo- we have ourselves to comple to look at our fixtures pare each other too.”
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Continued from B1 Shooting Grounds in Sequim. She eventually moved to Grinnell hit 96 of 100 targets prior to the shoot- Colorado Springs, Colo., to shoot with the shotgun out. The former Port Angeles national team. She is now vying for a resident first trained under Olympic gold medalist Mat- spot in the 2012 Olympic thew Dryke at Sunnydell Games in London.
Jones’ flip shot in the lane. The Trojans led 36-26 at the break. In the second half, USC used a different tactic, bleeding the clock and daring Washington to come out of its zone defense that kept the Trojans’ guards out of the lane. Fontan gladly ran the shot clock down inside 10 seconds, finding Stephenson for a dunk, then Vucevic for a 15-footer to give the Trojans a 40-28 lead. Fontan pushed the lead to 45-31, hitting a 3-pointer and keeping his hand up in the follow through after Thomas flopped trying to draw a charge. Washington responded with six straight points as Fontan got a breather to get back within single digits.
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Andy Mackie hasn’t slowed down, still brings music to kids EDITOR’S NOTE — A Scottish-born former cowboy who lived in Chimacum and Quilcene, Andy Mackie shared his love of music with thousands of students in Jefferson and Clallam County schools. Mackie not only taught students how to play and enjoy music, he taught them how to make instruments — and found financial support for his nonprofit Andy Mackie Music Foundation to supply thousands of instruments to youths and also provide college music scholarships. Last year, he moved to the Jackson, Mich., area to be near a daughter. But the move was been anything but a retirement. The Music Man of the North Olympic Peninsula is now the Music Man of Michigan. By Bob Wheaton
Jackson (Mich.) Citizen Patriot
CONCORD, Mich. — When Andy Mackie is teaching children to play “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” on the harmonica, he forgets the pain. “I stopped buying heart medicine, and I started buying harmonicas,” Mackie told fifth-graders at Concord Elementary School recently. “You guys are my medicine, OK? So just do your best, kids.” Mackie, 72, who moved to Concord, Mich., from Jefferson County in September, has taught close to 20,000 children to play the harmonica and handed out more than 20,000 of the instruments since he made a lifechanging decision 11 years ago. At the time, he was taking 15 heart medications, spending about $750 per month. The side effects made him miserable, and he was in and out of the hospital.
Do something worthwhile Mackie wanted to do something worthwhile before he died. The lifelong musician decided his life’s mission would be to bring music to children. “The only way I could buy instruments was not paying for my medication,” he said. “I just said: ‘God, I’m in your hands.’ I went, like, 10 years without taking even an aspirin.” Now, his Andy Mackie Music Foundation has reached children in 24 countries around the world, he said.
On a January morning, Mackie sat in a chair in the front of a second-grade classroom at Concord Elementary School. With deep lines in his face and unkempt gray hair, he appeared older than his 72 years. He held a harmonica to his mouth with his left hand and gripped a pointer in his right hand so he could touch numbers that instructed the children how to play. “The red is [blow] out; the blue is in,” he told them, speaking with a Scottish accent. After the group played “Twinkle, Twinkle” together, Mackie invited students to play solos. “It’s hard to play in front of people, children,” he said. “I had to play in front of 80,000 people one time, so I was nervous — I still get nervous.” Mackie and his now-deceased wife toured with country star Dottie West, also performing with artists such as Johnny Cash. Mackie sang and played the guitar and harmonica. Mackie was born in Scotland in 1938. Katie Rausch (3)/Jackson (Mich.) Citizen Patriot He first played the harmonica After 10 heart surgeries and being prescribed several accompanying medications, at age 4½.
Musical tradition “Whenever we would go to someone’s home back in Scotland, everybody would pull out an instrument and play,” he said. Mackie also plays the fiddle, mandolin and accordion. He came to the United States after high school to work on the Ohio cattle farm of famed financier Cyrus Eaton. Later, Mackie moved to Michigan to work on a farm in Williamston. He went to Washington in the mid-1980s to train racing horses, but that career ended when a thoroughbred jumped on top of him, breaking every disk in his neck. Mackie had the first of a halfdozen heart attacks about 20 years ago. He now has 15 stents in his heart, with the most recent being placed there in 2009 during his 10th heart procedure. He did start taking medication again after that. “I need open-heart surgery,” he said. “I’m so bad that I’d never live through it. I live with a lot of chest pains. I try to ignore them and make every day count. “If I sat around and just felt
Andy Mackie chose to stop taking them and use the money to buy harmonicas for schools. It’s been more than a decade since then, and Mackie has given away more than 20,000 harmonicas and started the Andy Mackie Music Foundation to continue his work.
sorry for myself, I’d be a mean old man.” That’s the last term that Mackie’s students would learn to describe their kindly volunteer teacher, who mixes in life lessons with music instructions. “He’s really fun to work with,” said Jaislyn Jorgensen, 10, a fifth-grader at Concord Elementary. “He’s very nice.” Earlier in the class, Jaislyn played a “Twinkle, Twinkle” solo. “Good job,” Mackie told her. “When you made a mistake, you stopped and found the right note. That means this is working,” he said, pointing to his head.
Music and life Mackie believes music can teach children much about life. “They just feel better,” he said. “I mean, the music feeds their souls. I think it keeps them out of trouble.” He offered this advice to the young harmonica-players in Concord: “All you’ve got to do, children, is do it enough that you can do it with your eyes closed . . . Remem-
ber what I told you? Children that play music get better grades in school.” Darrius Rivera, 10, a fifthgrader at Concord, also got a shot to play a solo. “It’s been fun because if you mess up, you get another shot at it,” Darrius said. “It’s not like other things, when you mess up, you’re out — like games.” Darrius enjoys working with Mackie. “We’re keeping him alive instead of his medicine,” he said. Mackie tries to keep his instructions simple. Too often, books and videos about playing the harmonica are too complicated for young people, he said. Mackie also teaches children to make instruments.
‘Mackie Music Stick’ He’s been visiting wood shop students at Homer High School to help them make a string instrument that he calls a “Mackie Music Stick.” It’s similar to Martin back-
pack guitars, which are mini-guitars that can be taken on camping trips. He makes a one-string — which he says is ideal for teaching kindergartners to play a string instrument — a threestring and a six-string. Woodshop teacher Ben Woodring said students love making the instruments because they think they’re cool. “I can teach somebody to use a table saw, but if they’re not doing something that matters to them, they don’t care as much about the level of detail,” he said.
An inspiration Homer High School Principal Tom Salow said Mackie inspired him when he came to the school to ask about working with students there. “It meant a lot to me just to hear his story and what he’s been through,” Salow said. “He just showed up, made his way up to the office. I didn’t know him from anybody.” Turn
ABOVE: Josh Barnett, 8, right, keeps his eyes on the board as Andy Mackie leads his second-grade class in their harmonica instruction at Concord Elementary School in Concord, Mich. LEFT: Brooke Andrulis, 5, center, concentrates while playing her harmonica during a music class led by Mackie at Hanover-Horton Elementary School.
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Andy Mackie works with Donovan Green, 17, to build a string instrument that Mackie calls a “Mackie Music Stick” at Homer High School in Homer, Mich.
Music: Volunteer, give Continued from C1 learned the harmonica later taught other children. “I know within a couple A secretary recognized of years, we can have chilMackie from a segment about him on the “CBS Eve- dren here [in the Jackson, ning News,” and the staff Mich., area] know it well found the video on YouTube. enough to teach other chilMackie also has worked dren,” he said. “It’s amazing how well with students at Hanoverthey pick it up.” Horton Elementary School, Mackie hopes to expand which his granddaughters his programs to other local Judy and Clara Rector schools. attend, and Paragon Char“Any school that will let ter Academy. us in the door, we’ll get harHe came to Michigan to monicas,” he said. be closer to family. He lives He is trying to recruit with his daughter, Laurie volunteer instructors and Wolford. people who will donate Mackie continues to visit instruments. Washington state, where he Mackie’s foundation has lives in a motor home. a board of directors, but he There, children who pretty much does it on
his own. “Don’t ask me how,” he said. “It’s amazing what you can do when you stop thinking about how to make a dollar,” Mackie said. “I can’t take it with me. But I can leave something.” Who knows how much longer Mackie has to live? “The truth of the matter is I’ll be here as long as I can be a useful human being and I can be of service,” he said. For more information about the Andy Mackie Foundation or to donate instruments or volunteer, visit www.andymackie music.org.
SEQUIM — Gary Zimmerman will present “Family History Research in the Atlantic South: Virginia, Georgia and the Carolinas” at a meeting of the Clallam County Genealogical Society on Saturday. The seminar will be held at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 Sequim Ave., from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Zimmerman is the president of the Fiske Genealogical Foundation in Seattle, providing instructional programs and supervising responses to genealogical questions of the Pioneer
he seminar will be held at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 Sequim Ave., from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is $30 for genealogical society members and $35 nonmembers. Orders must be taken by Tuesday. Hall Organizations. He has been active in service organizations including the Boy Scouts of America and the Rotary Club. Registration is $30 for genealogical society members and $35 nonmembers. A lunch with a Sunny Farms sandwich, drink and dessert is $8.
Orders must be taken by Tuesday. Late registration is $35 at the door. For more information or to request a registration form, phone the CCGS Research Library at 360417-5000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays or visit www.olypen.com/ccgs.
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PORT ANGELES — More than $150,000 in scholarships, including for athletics, is available to Peninsula College students for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applications for scholarships will be available Monday and must be on file with Peninsula College by the end of the workday Friday, April 15. Available scholarships include PC Foundation-supported awards for graduat-
ing high school seniors, returning students, general scholarships and programspecific ones, such as those for nursing and medical assistants. While many scholarships are based on financial need, many are not. Individuals who are planning to attend Peninsula College for the 20112012 academic year are encouraged to visit the college website to explore the many scholarship opportunities that are available.
For a listing of available scholarships, visit the admissions page of the Peninsula College website at www.pencol.edu and click on “Financial Aid.” Additional information about scholarships offered through the Peninsula College Foundation can be viewed at www.pc foundation.ctc.edu. For more information, phone the college’s Financial Aid Office at 360-4176390 or e-mail financial firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clubs and Organizations Kiwanis Clubs Three Kiwanis clubs meet every Thursday in Port Angeles. n The Olympic Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. weekly at the Cornerhouse Restaurant, 101 E. Front St. n The Juan de Fuca Kiwanis Club meets at 10 a.m. at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St. n The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles meets at noon at the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center, Eighth and B streets, Port Angeles. For more information, visit the club website at www.kiwanispa.org. Other Kiwanis clubs meet in Sequim and in Port Townsend. n Sequim-Dungeness meetings are every Thursday at noon at Paradise
Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave. For further information, phone Shell McGuire at 360-681-0805. n The Port Townsend meetings are every Wednesday at noon at Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets. For further information, phone Jim Strong at 360-7320574.
7 Rotary clubs The seven Rotary clubs of the North Olympic Peninsula meet at various times throughout the week, encouraging meeting “makeups” from visiting Rotarians. Here are the clubs and their meeting times and locations: n Tuesdays: Port Townsend Rotary Club meets at noon at the
Submit your club news The weekly Clubs and Organizations listing focuses on groups across the North Olympic Peninsula. There is no cost to have your club included. Submissions must be received at least two weeks in advance of the event and contain the club’s name, location and address, times, cost if any, contact phone number and a brief description. To submit your club’s news: ■ E-MAIL: Send items to news@peninsuladailynews. com. ■ U.S. MAIL: PDN News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. ■ FAX: 360-417-3521 ■ IN PERSON: At any of the PDN’s three news offices. Please see Page A2 for the address of the one nearest you in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim.
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meets at 11:45 a.m. at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. Sequim Rotary Club meets at noon at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. n Fridays: Port Angeles Nor’wester Rotary meets at 7 a.m. at the Olympic Medical Center cafeteria, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. Sequim Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. at SunLand Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim.
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The Peninsula Dream Machines will meet today at 11 a.m. at Fairview Grange, 161 Lake Farm Road. For more information, phone 360-452-3288.
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Sequim meetings at 150 E. Bell St. are at the following times: Mondays at 9:30 a.m. and noon, Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Port Angeles meetings at 513 S. Lincoln St. are at the following times: Mondays at 6 p.m., Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Port Townsend meetings at the Madrona Hill Professional Building, 2500 Sims Way, are at the following times: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. The club requests that members arrive 30 minutes before the meeting time to register. Meetings usually last less than one hour. Additional information is available at 800-3749191 or at www.weight watchers.com.
in Port Angeles. TOPS 125 meets Wednesdays with weigh-in at 5:45 p.m., followed by a meeting at 7 p.m., at the Veterans Center, 216 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. TOPS 1163 meets Wednesdays with weigh-in at 8:45 a.m. and a meeting at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park Ave. TOPS 1493 meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m. with weigh-in from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at JACE The Real Estate Co.’s meeting room, 330 E. First St. For further information, phone Pat Ferns at 360504-2143. TOPS 1296 meets Mondays with weigh-in at 10:30 a.m., followed by an 11 a.m. meeting, at 2531 E. Helm Drive; phone Carol Packer, 360-452-1790. For further information about all chapters, phone Maria Goss, area captain, at 360-275-2179.
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Sunday, March 6, 2011
Colorful, exotic birds prevalent on islands HAWAII’S BIRDS, BOTH the endemic and introduced species, are for the most part colorful. Whether you are birding the lowland areas where introduced birds make up the bird population or seeking out endemics at the higher elevations, the birding is never boring. You don’t have to undertake a trek to the volcano areas to enjoy birding the Big Island, but if you want to see the native Hawaiian birds, you do. The drive from Kona to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kilauea volcano is a beautiful one, but to do it in one day and have time to enjoy the habitats around the rim makes for a long and tiring day. On this trip, we decided to spend two nights in the village of Volcano. It is just outside the park, and Hawaiian honeycreepers, like the apapane, call nonstop. Last year, we learned of a new birding area in this vicinity, and that prompted the stay at Volcano Village. Just two or three miles from the village and beyond the entrance to the park and the Visitor Center, continue on to the Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park)
seems endless. One call even sounds like “Keahou, Keahou, Keahou!” That’s Road. the name of a popular area Joan This is on on the Big Island. Carson the same This island’s race of the road that elepaio is the most handgoes to some of three subspecies the sum- found in the islands. The mit of native flycatcher is quickly Mauna identified by its perky, tailLoa. up pose and darting Bird actions. Park is Two of them were playsituated ing tag in the trees and in native bushes beside the trail, and scrub and they kept our binoculars busy while we tried to get rain forest, and a broad, good looks. The endemic circular path makes walking easy. It rambles up and elepaio is found at the down several small hills as higher elevations and on the slopes of both Mauna it winds through the rain forest. As soon as you leave Kea and Mauna Loa. The large Hawaiian your vehicle, the calling thrush, omao, is found only birds tempt you to follow on the Big Island and in this trail. If I remember correctly, the same habitat. We seldom miss it when visiting we took more than three the wet rain forest areas hours to walk less than a near the park’s Thurston mile and a half. There were Lava Tubes. We expected to so many different calls find it in Bird Park as well, coming from the trees and and we did. undergrowth. It was frusTrue to its secretive trating not to be able to nature, it would fly across identify all of the voices, the trail and dive into the but little by little, a few bushes before we could became familiar. focus our binoes or camThe northern cardinal eras. Even when it perisn’t a native Hawaiian formed its flute-like song, it bird, but it is everywhere, remained hidden and welland its vocal repertoire camouflaged in its drab
A Kalij pheasant daintily struts with a band on its leg. grayish-brown plumage. A bird that provided the most fun for the day wasn’t one of the endemic species, but it is still pretty spectacular. The large Kalij pheasant’s population appears to have exploded in the area we were birding, and they seemed almost tame. It was a new experience to follow a trail deep in the woods and have four or five of these exotic birds trail-
ing after us. The bands on their legs indicated they have had some contact with people, and we’d love to know the “rest of the story.” The forest trail in Bird Park near Volcano Village is easy to get to and an easy stroll. An early-morning start is important, as that’s when the bird activity is the best. Later in the day, the lighting makes
birding much more difficult. If a trip to this island is in future plans, put this area on your places-to-see list and make sure you take a camera!
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Clubs and Organizations Continued from C2 den Club board will meet Monday at 1 p.m. at the For further information, home of Kay Jennings, 4524 Mount Pleasant Road. phone 360-452-5803. Since parking is limited, carpooling is suggested. Boys & Girls Club For directions, phone The Mount Angeles Unit 360-452-3622. of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula meets Fly fishers club regularly weekdays from Olympic Peninsula Fly 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2620 S. Fishers club meets the first Francis St. Monday of every month at For information on 7 p.m. at the Loomis Log membership, phone 360Cabin at Lincoln Park, off 417-2831. West Lauridsen Boulevard. The public is invited. Tennis club meets For more information, The Peninsula Tennis phone Darlene Whitney at Club, a nonprofit Commu360-457-2799. nity Tennis Association, meets regularly for free Men’s chorus community play at ErickThe Olympic Peninsula son Park, Fourth and Race Men’s Chorus meets every streets. Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the The Peninsula Tennis Monterra Community CenClub promotes tennis play ter, in the Agnew area and supports improvements to tennis facilities in between Sequim and Port Angeles. Clallam County. Take Gunn Road to For information on club activities, visit the website Finn Hall Road. Turn left onto Finn Hall, turn right at www.peninsulatennis club.com or phone 360-460- on Monterra Drive, and Monterra Community Cen2588. ter will be straight ahead. The chorus, a chapter of PA Toastmasters the Barbershop Harmony The Port Angeles Toast- Society, is open to any men masters Club 25 meets who have an interest in Mondays from 7 p.m. to music and singing. 8:30 p.m. at the Clallam There are no requireTransit Office, 830 W. Lau- ments to read music, nor is ridsen Blvd. solo singing a requirement For further information, to join the chorus. phone Bill Thomas at 360The chorus sings songs 460-1040 or Leilani Wood in four-part harmony in at 360-683-2655. barbershop style and also other a cappella song Fibromyalgia group styles. Visitors are welcome at The fibromyalgia support any meeting. group meets the first MonFor more information, day of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Port Ange- phone 360-681-7761. les Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St. Blind/low vision The support group is for The Port Angeles Blind/ those diagnosed with fibroLow Vision Group meets myalgia and for family and the second Tuesday of friends to better understand every month through June the condition. at 10 a.m. at the Port For more information, Angeles Senior Center, 328 phone Penny Brewer at 360E. Seventh St. 681-3045. All interested people are welcome. Garden club board For more information or The Port Angeles Garto have your name placed
Paddlers Club meets every second Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St. The meeting is open to the public.
on the mailing list, phone Emilia Belserene at 360457-3806 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library friends Friends of the Port Angeles Library will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the administration room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. The group will be planning for support of the Soroptimist spelling bee and library children’s programs. The public is welcome.
Christian women The Port Angeles Christian Women’s Connection’s monthly lunch and program will take place Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Angeles CrabHouse Restaurant, 221 N. Lincoln St. There will be jewelry and other items created by Leslie Vella, owner of The Birds and the Beads, music provided by Amanda Bacon and a presentation by Laurie Zerinsky, “Like Mother, Like Daughter!” For luncheon reservations, phone 360-452-4343 or 360-457-8261.
German speakers A German conversation circle, der Stammtisch, for those who speak and understand German meets weekly Wednesdays, with time and location variable. Members discuss current events, movies, books, music, food, evolving and changing language, or other subjects. For further information, phone 360-457-0614 or 360-808-1522.
The Juan de Fuca Freethinkers’ Feb. 23 meeting, which was snowed out, has been rescheduled for Wednesday in the Raymond Carver Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. There will be socializing at 4 p.m., and the meeting will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. The group will hear details about the Northwest Freethought Conference from March 25-27 in Portland, Ore. The program will continue the discussion begun at the January meeting, “Over-population: The Elephant in the Room.” Don Wilkin’s paper by that title was read at the meeting, and the author took questions. Wilkin will moderate a discussion, with participation by all who are present. For copies of the paper, e-mail a request to email@example.com. The meeting is open to the public. For more information and to arrange carpooling, phone Clover Gowing at 360-683-5648.
Harmonica Society The Port Angeles Harmonica Society meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place Assisted Living Community, 520 E. Park Ave. All levels and ages of players welcome.
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The Soroptimist International Port Angeles — Jet Set meets every Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Port Angeles Senior Center, Seventh and Peabody streets. The group’s mission and core purpose is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. Those wishing to volunteer in an atmosphere of support, friendship and fun are invited to join. For further information, visit the group’s website at www.sijetset.com.
Surgical support Surgical Weight Loss Support Group meetings are Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Terrace Apartments, 114 E. Sixth St., in the multipurpose room. This group has a licensed practical nurse as one of the starting members. There will be a broad spectrum of people, some beginning the process to get a gastric bypass and some who have already had surgery and are willing to help others acquire vital information on the process. Guest speakers will assist with information and a question-and-answer time. For further information, phone Janet E. Boyce at 360-417-2896.
Wood artisans The Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans group meets the second Thursday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the craft room of
Literacy council The Clallam County Literacy Council will meet Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Raymond Carver Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Community members are welcome to join in raising literacy awareness and providing literacy services throughout Clallam County.
PA Lions Club The Port Angeles Lions Club will meet Thursday at noon at the Port Angeles CrabHouse Restaurant, 221 N. Lincoln St. Richard Bonine, with the Port Angeles Parks & Recreation, will present the program. Guests are welcome. For information about the Lions’ hearing aid and eyeglass program, phone 360-417-6862.
Radio controllers Olympic Radio Control Modelers Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. The models fly at 1520 Critchfield Road, off Edgewood Drive. Clubs/C4
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Small items can be deadly to pets DEAR ABBY: In our family, pets are irreplaceable, full-fledged, beloved members. One of them was a beautiful, very affectionate cat we had rescued as an abandoned kitten. Tragically, he didn’t make it through an operation we hoped would save his life. His death was a needless accident, and we are writing this in the hope that you will print it to warn other readers so no other animals will die in a similar fashion. On the day before he died, he suddenly stopped eating and drinking. He became lethargic and vomited several times. Our vet diagnosed him with a bowel obstruction. Apparently, he had eaten a piece of a palm from Palm Sunday. Unable to pass through
not have been in vain. Dear Sleepless: Some In Mourning dreams have a “meaning” in Pennsylvania — others do not. his system, Abigail Your dream may be an Van Buren it had perDear In Mourning: attempt by your subconforated his I’m sorry about the scious to work through bowel. The untimely loss of your something in your life that damage adored pet. you haven’t been able to was too I, too, hope your letter resolve consciously, which extensive to will alert pet owners — as is why the dream is recurfix. well as parents and carering. The vet givers of small children. However, it’s important later told that you understand that us about Dear Abby: Do dreams dreams usually aren’t litmany other have a meaning? eral. items he had removed I have the same disturbAn example would be a throughout his experience: ing dream over and over person who dreams he or Q-tips, cotton balls, coins, again. It happens often. she is naked in a public twist ties, string, buttons, The scenario is the place. It could be caused by Easter grass, Christmas same, but the place in the fear of “exposure” of some tree icicles, etc. dream varies. I wake up secret or wish fulfillment Abby, please warn your feeling anxious and can’t having completed a sucreaders to pick up anything fall back to sleep. cessful diet and exercise that’s small enough for a Do you have any advice program. pet to put in its mouth and or suggestion on what I can Because the dream is to keep anything a pet do about this? causing sleeplessness and might be tempted to taste You have helped many anxiety, it may help to disout of reach. people; can you help me? cuss it with a psychologist. If you do, perhaps our Sleepless Just talking about it precious kitty’s death will in Kansas City may help the problem
go away. Dear Abby: Our group has a problem. One of the women takes out her dental floss and uses it at the table regardless of where we are — a restaurant, banquet, anyplace. We have all asked her please not to, but she’s the type who, if you tell her she’s wrong, insists she’s always right. According to her, flossing one’s teeth at the table is acceptable. She’s in her 60s, and she’s a representative for our AARP group, which means she attends a great many functions. There has been a lot of talk about this, and it has made a lot of people uncomfortable. She reads your column, as we all do. So please address this subject.
Thank you. Grossed Out in Massachusetts Dear Grossed Out: With pleasure! Flossing one’s teeth should be done in private in the powder room. Under no circumstances is it proper to do it at the dinner table. For her to insist upon doing it in spite of being told it makes others uncomfortable is extremely rude, so tell her to chew on that!
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Clubs and Organizations Continued from C3 Minded Parent Educators, HOPE, is an inclusive group of home-schooling For more information, phone Rich Hixson at 360- parents and children who meet Fridays. 461-7470. Time and location are variable. Timber Town All are welcome. Monthly meetings of For further information, Olympic Timber Town are phone Lisa Harvey-Boyd at the second Thursday of the 360-452-5525 or visit month at 7 p.m. at the Port http://tinyurl. Angeles Library, 2210 S. com/476hj8b. Peabody St. Olympic Timber Town is PA Peggers developing a 57-acre PA Peggers meet Frimuseum and heritage cendays with a 5:30 p.m. ter on the former Clallam Log Yard on West U.S. High- check-in and a 6 p.m. start for games at the Eagles way 101. The group encourages all Aerie, 110 S. Penn St. The weekly events are timber and logging history nine games played against buffs to join in preserving nine different opponents. this part of the Olympic New members are welPeninsula heritage. come. For further information, The group is an Ameriphone Bob Harbick at 360can Cribbage Congress, 452-8248. Grass Roots Cribbage Club. The season runs from Soroptimists meet the first of September to Soroptimist International the end of May. Noon Club meets every FriFor additional informaday at noon at the Bushtion, phone Jim or Lisa wacker, 1527 E. First St. Duff at 360-808-7129 or Soroptimist is an intere-mail papeggers@hughes. national organization with a net. focus on making a difference for women. Locally, the club supports Korean vets meet The Olympic Peninsula the community though Korean War Veterans scholarships, Operation Uplift and other community group and Korean Defense Veterans Chapter No. 310 projects. meet the second Friday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at Nicotine group the Elks Naval Lodge in The Nicotine Anonymous the second-floor boardroom, Fellowship Group meets 131 E. First St. every Friday at 5 p.m. at Anyone who served in Cedar Grove Counseling, Korea during the war and 1020 Caroline St. after the truce was signed For further information, in 1953 is eligible for memphone 360-452-2443. bership. For more information, HOPE meets phone Gerald P. Rettela at Humorous Open360-457-6994.
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Pilots breakfast The Clallam County Pilots Association Safety Breakfast will be Friday, at 7:30 a.m. at the Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 W. U.S. Highway 101.
Veterans for Peace Veterans for Peace, Tony van Renterghem chapter, will meet Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, off North Barr Road. All veterans of military service, foreign or domestic, are eligible for full membership. Nonveterans are welcomed as associate members. Membership includes veterans and nonveterans from Clallam and Jefferson counties. VFP works to support veterans and bring about peaceful solutions to international problems. For more information, phone David Jenkins at 360-385-7612.
Coin club meets The Port Angeles Coin Club will meet Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Raymond Carver Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. The public is welcome. For more information, phone 360-928-0239.
German club A German club meets Mondays at 2 p.m. at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. For more information, phone 360-681-0226 or 360-417-1111.
Chorus invitation The Grand Olympics Chorus invites women who enjoy singing to join the Sweet Adeline practice any Monday night at 6:30 p.m. at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. No formal training or experience needed. For further information, phone 360-683-0141 or, from Port Townsend, phone 360-385-4680.
Sequim City Band The Sequim City Band rehearses each Monday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Swisher Hall behind the bandstand at the James Center for the Performing Arts, 563 N. Rhodefer Road, just north of Carey Blake Park. For further information, phone 360-683-4896 or visit the website at www. sequimcityband.org.
The Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club meets regularly each Monday and FriSquare dance club day at noon at the Masonic Temple, 700 S. Fifth Ave. Strait Wheelers Square The club is affiliated Dance Club meets the secwith the American Conond and fourth Saturday of tract Bridge League, which every month from 7:30 p.m. provides sanctions for stanto 10 p.m. at Mount Pleasdard duplicate, unit and ant Community Hall, 2432 championship games. Mount Pleasant Road. Play is open to the pubThe cost is $5. lic, with visitors welcome For more information, at any time. phone 360-452-6974. Coffee and refreshments are offered at each game. Sequim and the For further information, Dungeness Valley phone 360-691-4308; for partnership arrangement, phone 360-582-1289. Cooties meets Cooties meets the first Food addicts meet Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Food Addicts In Recov169 E. Washington St. ery Anonymous meetings For more information, are Mondays at 2 p.m. and phone the post at 360-683- Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Cal-
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Senior softball Sequim Senior Softball Recreational Club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. at Carrie Blake Park (weather permitting) for practice and pickup games. All levels of players, men 55 years and older and women 50 years and older, are welcome to participate for good fun and exercise. For further information, phone John Zervos at 360681-2587 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ladies auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary 4760 meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the VFW Post building, 169 E. Washington St. For more information, phone Bonnie Woeck at 360-681-0434 or the post at 360-683-9546.
Veterans of Foreign Wars meets every second Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m. at the VFW Post building, 169 E. Washington St. For more information, Vegetarian potluck phone the post at 360-683The monthly vegetarian/ 9546. vegan potluck and program will be Wednesday at Brain-injury group 6 p.m. in the fellowship The Brain Injury Associhall of the Seventh-day ation of Washington meets Adventist Church, 30 San- the second Tuesday of ford Lane. every month from 3 p.m. to Participants are encour- 4:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, aged to bring one of their 169 E. Washington St. favorite dishes to share Survivors of strokes or with the group. brain injuries of any kind Future programs might as well as family, friends include cooking demonstra- and caregivers are weltions and lessons on come. healthy living. For more information, For more information or leave a message for Stedirections, phone Heather phen Stratton at 360-582Reseck at 360-385-0150 or 9502. Walter Grant at 360-6831414.
French Club The French Club invites anyone who knows French or would like to learn to meet every week at the Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. Beginners meet Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., intermediates meet Tuesdays from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and advanced French speakers meet Fridays for a reading and conversation group from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For further information, phone 360-681-0226.
Soroptimist International of Sequim, a professional women’s organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world, meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Cedarbrook Garden Cafe, 1345 S. Sequim Ave. Visitors are welcome. For further information, visit www.sisequim.com or www.soroptimist.org, or e-mail email@example.com. Turn
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Sequim Prairie Garden Club will meet Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St. Peter Adams, an internationally recognized lecturer, teacher and author on bonsai design, will be the guest speaker. Lunch follows with Joni Kennedy, Kathy Benedict and Sarah Meyers serving dessert, tea and coffee. Please bring a brown bag lunch. There will be a business meeting at 12:30 p.m. All members attending are asked to bring a plant in a 4-inch pot for a group plant exchange. On March 19 and 20 at the 13th annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show, located at the Boys & Girls Club of Sequim, 400 W. Fir St., the Sequim Prairie Garden Club will have a table to answer questions and hand out membership applications. Sequim Prairie Garden Club members maintain Pioneer Memorial Park. Rental of the park clubhouse and various other fundraisers help with these maintenance costs. For information on rental of the clubhouse, phone 360-683-7206. For membership information, phone 360-6812937.
The Sequim Bereavement group meets Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Assured Hospice office, 24 Lee Chatfield Way. For further information, phone 360-582-3796.
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TOPS 1135 meets Wednesdays with weigh-in at 9:15 a.m. and a meeting at 10 a.m. at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. Visitors are welcome. For further information, phone Lynnette Baughman at 360-683-7178.
Hospital guild The Sequim Guild for Children’s Hospital, presided over by President Carol Labbe with Vice President Molly Christianson, meets the second Wednesday of each month. The meeting is at 1 p.m. at The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way. The group welcomes visitors and new members. For more information, phone Jackie Green at 360683-1002.
LapBand support The Peninsula LapBand Support Group meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the basement of St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish, 525 N. Fifth Ave. Those attending should use the ramp on the left side of the building. For more information, phone 360-582-3788 or 360-681-0202, or e-mail PenLapBand@q.com.
A double-deck pinochle group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6 p.m. Members host the card games once or twice a year in their homes. For more information, phone Brenda Holton at 360-452-5754 or Christine Hohman at 360-385-3396.
Yacht club meets The Sequim Bay Yacht Club will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the John Wayne Marina meeting room, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road. Dean Butterworth, education and outreach representative for the National Park Service, will present a program on the removal of the Elwha Dam and the effect on the surrounding habitat. For further information, phone 360-683-1338 or 360-582-0253, or visit the club website at www. sequimbayyachtclub.org.
Spanish club A Spanish club with conversation and study for intermediate Spanish students meets every Thursday at 2 p.m. at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St. For further information, phone 360-681-0215.
Gamblers meet Gamblers Anonymous meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Chapel Sequim, 91 S. Boyce Road. For further information, phone 360-460-9662.
Olympic Minds, The Institute of Noetic Sciences Olympic Medical community group for Center Sequim and Port Angeles, meets the first three Darcey I. Beck and Thursdays of each month Nathan C. Gockerell, Port at 1 p.m. in the conference Angeles, a daughter, Karroom of The Lodge at Sherlene Isabelle, 6 pounds 4 wood Village, 660 Everounces, 6:59 p.m. Feb. 18. green Farm Way. Sara and Jarod Wells, The meetings are free Port Angeles, a son, Garrett and open to the public. Robert Eugene, 7 pounds For more information, 15 ounces, 8:49 a.m. Feb. 20.
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Grafting workshop The Olympic Orchard Society’s grafting workshop will take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road. Participants can graft apple, pear or plum trees for the nominal cost of supplies. After instruction, choose from many varieties and graft them yourself or have grafting done for you. For further information, phone Pat Volk at 360-5820807.
SPCUG meets Paint.NET, an image and photo editing software, will be presented by the Sequim PC User’s Group (SPCUG) on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the computer lab, Room E-3, of Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave. Rolland Kenitzer will discuss basic functions in Paint.NET using features within the software, such as File, View, Image, Adjustments and Effects.
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Washington Old Time Fiddlers play music the second Saturday of every month through May, with an all-players jam from noon to 1:30 p.m. and a performance from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. The events are free and open to the public. Donations support scholarships. For more information, phone Hershel Lester at 360-417-6950 or e-mail handrlester@olypen.
The West End Historical Society meets every second Tuesday at noon at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 120 S. Forks Ave., Forks. For more information, phone 360-327-3318.
Genealogy seminar The Clallam County Genealogical Society will hold a seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 Sequim Ave. Dr. Gary Zimmerman, president of the Fiske Genealogical Foundation in Seattle, will present “Family History Research in the Atlantic South: Virginia, Georgia and the Carolinas.” Registration is required: $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers at the door and registration after Tuesday. A Sunny Farms sandwich/lunch can be ordered for $8 or bring your own. Arrival is requested for 8:30 a.m. to check in. For more information on this event or to request a registration form, phone the CCGS Research Library at 360-417-5000 or visit the website at www. olypen.com/ccgs.
Forks and the West End TOPS meeting TOPS 879 meets Thursdays with weigh-in at noon followed by a meeting at 1 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 130 W. Division St., Forks. For further information, phone Maria Goss, area captain, at 360-275-2179.
Port Townsend and Jefferson County Exchange group The local currency group, North Olympic Exchange, will host an orientation to explain how the system works to build a more sustainable community by trading services, skills and goods today at 5 p.m. at Dundee Hill Center, 32nd and Hancock streets, Port Townsend. For further information, phone Mike Dobkevich at 360-379-2627 or e-mail email@example.com.
TOPS in PT The Port Townsend Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ, 230 A St., Port Townsend. For further information, phone 360-385-1081.
Camera club meets The Port Townsend Camera Club meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St. Participants share and critique digital, print and slide photographs. Anyone interested may come for guest speakers, refreshments, photo contests, field trips, classes in all photography-related subjects and public showings of work with other club members.
Anglers meet The East Jefferson Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Marina Room at Hudson Point, 265 Hudson St., Port Townsend. Turn
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The Olympic Driftwood Sculptors will present its third annual winter show Saturday and Sunday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road. Sequim Lions The show was originally The Sequim Valley Lions scheduled for the last weekClub meets the second and end of February but was fourth Thursdays of every month at the Islander Pizza postponed due to the winter weather. and Pasta Shack, 380 E. At this show, in addition Washington St. to the exhibit of sculptures Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., by numerous artists, they followed by a meeting at will also present “regatta” 6:30 p.m. sailing-theme pieces that For more information, will be shown in one groupphone 360-683-9999. ing. There will be demonstraCalligraphy group tions of works-in-progress, Peninsula Scribes meets and driftwood artists will be the second Friday of every available to answer quesmonth from 10 a.m. to tions and explain the pro1:30 p.m. at Parkwood cess used in creating these Clubhouse across from beautiful art pieces. Sunny Farms in Sequim. Admission is free. CamParticipants will learn more about calligraphy and eras are welcome. There will also be unfinished driftwood paper arts. for sale. There is a new project Raffle tickets will be on each month. Those coming may bring sale for a chance to win a a bag lunch, and coffee and beautiful driftwood sculpture created by several club refreshments will be promembers. vided. For information on For more information, upcoming driftwood sculpphone Linda O’Neill at ture classes taught by certi360-477-4356 or e-mail Fontluvr@aol.com. fied LuRon instructor Tuttie Peetz, phone 360-683-6860. For further information, Deaf Coffee House phone 360-681-2535, e-mail The Deaf Coffee House meets the second Friday of info@olympicdriftwood every month from 6 p.m. to sculptors.org or visit the group’s website at www. 9 p.m. in the Geneva Hall of the Sequim Community olympicdriftwoodsculptors. org. Church, 960 N. Fifth Ave. and Cape Hope Way. Participants are asked to bring a refreshment to share. Donations are appreciated. For further information, e-mail sdch_2010@comcast. net.
Charles and Eleanor Leonard, Seattle, a daughter, Charlotte Rose, 7 pounds 15 ounces, 1:04 a.m. Feb. 13.
American Legion Jack Grennan Post 62 meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St. All veterans are welcome. For more information, leave a phone number at 360-683-5915.
Included in the presentation will be a demonstration on how to enhance a photo using a few simple operations. SPCUG will also present a one-day Technology and Media Fair at Sequim High School on Saturday. More information is on the fair’s website at www. sequim-techfair.drchucksequim.com or contact via e-mail at SequimTechFair@ gmail.com.
Merry and Johnathan Parker, Forks, a son, Peter Shaun, 8 pounds 8 ounces, 8:38 a.m. Feb. 22.
The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sequim Senior Center, 921 E. Hammond St. For more information, phone Kathy Burrer at 360-582-9309.
The Sunbonnet Sue Quilters meets every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Sequim Masonic Temple, 700 S. Fifth Ave. The second Wednesday of the month is the business meeting. At the close of the business meeting, birthdays of the current month are celebrated with cakes and the gift of a fat quarter (an 18-inch-by-22-inch piece of fabric popular with quilters). On the last Wednesday of the month, the guild meets to work on community quilts. Completed quilts are distributed to fire victims, Habitat for Humanity home recipients, foster children and other needy or worthy causes. All meetings are open to the public. For further information, phone Joan Mack at 360681-0795.
The Olympic Peninsula Outriders, an informal organization of retired motorcycle riders, meets Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at The Mariner Cafe, 707 E. Washington St. No dues, no rules; just friendship among retired riders. The group has day rides and other rides throughout the year.
The Clallam County Democratic Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St. Ken Hays, mayor of Sequim, and Charlie Brandt, manager of the Coastal Science Division of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, locally identified as Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory, will be the featured guest speakers. The city of Sequim and Battelle have been working for some time on plans for the city to annex the Battelle property and to provide infrastructure upgrades to support a possible expansion of Battelle. There are also long-term discussions about creating a research park in the area. Hays and Brandt will discuss the present status of these negotiations and how the work and the personnel at the lab mesh with life on the Olympic Peninsula. The public is invited, and refreshments will be available. For further information, phone the Democratic headquarters at 360-6834502.
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Things to Do Today and Monday, March 6-7, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End
Tax-Aide — Free assistance with tax preparation provided by trained volunteers. Bring any and all necessary documentation. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 360457-7004.
PA Vintage Softball — Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowship and recreation. For women 45 and older and men 50 and older. Phone Gordon Gardner at 360-452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360-683-0141 for information, including time of day and Volunteers in Medicine of location. the Olympics health clinic — 909 Georgiana St., noon to 5 Hike — The Olympic Out- p.m. Free for patients with no door Club hikes the Striped insurance or access to health Peak Trail. This is a moderately care. For appointments, phone easy hike of 5 miles round trip, 360-457-4431. with an elevation gain of 850 feet and a high point of 950 First Step drop-in center feet. E-mail olympic.outdoors@ — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 yahoo.com. p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and Lions Breakfast — All-you- referrals, play area, emergency can-eat. Crescent Bay Lions supplies, access to phones, Clubhouse, Holly Hill Road and computers, fax and copier. state Highway 112, 8:30 a.m. Phone 360-457-8355. to 11 a.m. $6 adults, $3 for children. General discussion group — Port Angeles Senior Center, Feiro Marine Life Center 328 E. Seventh St., 1:30 p.m. to — City Pier, noon to 4 p.m. 4 p.m. No specified topic. Open Admission by donation. Phone to public. 360-417-6254. The Answer for Youth — Port Angeles Fine Arts Drop-in outreach center for Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. youth and young adults, providLauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 ing essentials like clothes, p.m. Free. Show runs till March food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 13. Phone 360-457-3532. E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dance — Sons of Norway Mental health drop-in cenHall, 131 W. Fifth St., 6:30 p.m. with 30 minutes of instruction, ter — The Horizon Center, 205 followed by folk and ballroom E. Fifth St. , 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. dance. $2 members, $3 non- For those with mental disormembers. Refreshments at 9 ders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a p.m. Phone 360-457-4081. hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360Monday 457-0431. Overeaters Anonymous — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Senior meal — Nutrition 510 E. Park Ave., 9 a.m. Phone program, Port Angeles Senior 360-477-1858. Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation of $3 to $5 Clallam-WSU Master Gar- per meal. Reservations recomdeners plant clinic — WSU mended. Phone 360-457-8921. Extension Office, Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Live music — Chuck Grall Fourth St., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and The Sound Dogs and Free. Open to the public. Bring guests perform at Smuggler’s samples of plants for identifica- Landing, 115 E. Railroad Ave., tion. Phone Muriel Nesbitt, pro- 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. gram coordinator, at 360-5652679. Port Angeles Toastmasters Club 25 — Clallam Transit Walk-in vision clinic — Business Office, 830 W. LauridInformation for visually sen Blvd., 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. impaired and blind people, Open to public. Phone Bill including accessible technol- Thomas at 360-460-4510 or ogy display, library, Braille Leilani Wood 360-683-2655. training and various magnification aids. Vision Loss Center, Quilt Guild — Veterans Armory Square Mall, 228 W. Center, 216 S. Francis St., 6:30 First St., Suite N. Phone 360- p.m. Bring own project or lend 457-1383 for an appointment a hand with gratitude quilts for or visit www.visionloss local veterans. Phone JoAnn services.org/vision. Vickery at 360-461-0506.
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Guided walking tour — Historic downtown buildings, an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. For reservations, phone 360-452-2363, ext. 0.
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Bingo — Masonic Lodge, 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Doors at 4 p.m. Food, drinks and pull tabs available. Phone 360-457-7377.
Sequim and the Dungeness Valley Today Soroptimist International of Sequim call for artists — For artwork to display during 14th annual Gala Garden Show on March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit flower- and/or garden-themed works by March 31. Visit www.sequim gardenshow.com for an artist agreement and contract information. Hike — The Olympic Outdoor Club hikes the Striped Peak Trail. This is a moderately easy hike of 5 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 850 feet and a high point of 950 feet. E-mail olympic.outdoors@ yahoo.com. VFW breakfast — 169 E. Washington St., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $5 a person. Adult Scrabble — The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 1 p.m. Phone 360-681-2619. Trivia night — Oasis Sports Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washington St., 5:30 p.m. Phone 360582-3143.
Monday Soroptimist International of Sequim call for artists — For artwork to display during 14th annual Gala Garden Show on March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit flower- and/or garden-themed works by March 31. Visit www.sequim gardenshow.com for an artist agreement and contract information. Walk aerobics — First Baptist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 a.m. Free. Phone 360-683-2114.
Today Hike — The Olympic Outdoor Club hikes the Striped Peak Trail. This is a moderately easy hike of 5 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 850 feet and a high point of 950 feet. E-mail olympic. email@example.com. Port Townsend Aero Museum — Jefferson County International Airport, 195 Airport Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger than 6. Features vintage aircraft and aviation art.
Senior Singles walk — Chimacum Grange FarmMeet at 8:45 a.m. in Safeway ers Market — 9572 Rhody parking lot near gas station. Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to 2 Phone 253-670-3783 or 360- p.m. 683-6815. Puget Sound Coast ArtilVinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain lery Museum — Fort Worden Jane Lane, 9 a.m. Phone 206- State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 321-1718 or visit www.sequim Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for yoga.com. children 6 to 12, free for children 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret Exercise classes — the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sequim Community Church, Sound and the Strait of Juan de 1000 N. Fifth Ave. Cardio-step, Fuca. Phone 360-385-0373 or 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Strength e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. and toning class, 10:30 a.m. to Jefferson County Historical 11:30 a.m. Cost: $5 a person. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360- Museum and shop — 540 477-2409 or e-mail jhaupt6@ Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 for adults; $1 for wavecable.com. children 3 to 12; free to historical Free blood pressure society members. Exhibits screening — Faith Lutheran include “Jefferson County’s MarChurch, 382 W. Cedar St., 9 itime Heritage,” “James Swan a.m. to 11 a.m. Phone 360- and the Native Americans” and “The Chinese in Early Port 683-4803. Townsend.” Phone 360-385Sequim Duplicate Bridge 1003 or visit www.jchsmuseum. org. — Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., noon. Phone 360-681Port Townsend Marine Sci4308 or partnership at 360- ence Center — Fort Worden 683-5635. State Park. Natural history and marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. Women’s weight loss sup- Admission: $3 for adults; $2 for port group — Dr. Leslie Van youth (6-17); free for science Romer’s office, 415 N. Sequim center members. Phone 360385-5582, e-mail info@ptmsc. Ave. org or visit www.ptmsc.org. Family Caregivers support Quilcene Historical group — Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., 1 Museum — 151 E. Columbia p.m. to 3 p.m. Phone Carolyn St., by appointment. Artifacts, documents, family histories and Lindley at 360-417-8554. photos of Quilcene and surrounding communities. New German class — Sequim exhibits on Brinnon, military, milBible Church, 847 N. Sequim linery and Quilcene High Ave., 2 p.m. Phone 360-681- School’s 100th anniversary. 0226 or 360-417-0111. Phone 360-765-0688, 360-7653192 or 360-765-4848, or e-mail Health clinic — Free medi- email@example.com cal services for uninsured or or quilcenemuseum@embarq underinsured. Dungeness Val- mail.com. ley Health & Wellness Clinic, Free bike clinic — Chauncey 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 Tudhope-Locklear offers “Port p.m. Phone 360-582-0218. Townsend ReCyclery,” Food Co-op, 414 Kearney St., 2 p.m. Women’s barbershop cho- to 5 p.m. Phone 360-643-1755. rus — Singers sought for Grand Olympics Chorus of Comedy Concert — Greg Sweet Adelines. Sequim Bible Tamblyn, singer, songwriter, Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., modern-day Mark Twain-style 6:30 p.m. Phone Wendy Foster humorist, performs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Port Townsend at 360-683-0141.
Masonic Hall, 1338 Jefferson St. Tickets at Quimper Sound, 230 Taylor St., or at the door. $10 adults, $7 students.
Monday Cabin Fever Quilters — TriArea Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum, 10 a.m. Open to public. Phone Laura Gipson at 360-385-0441. Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ olypen.com. Quilcene Historical Museum — 151 E. Columbia St., by appointment. Artifacts, documents, family histories and photos of Quilcene and surrounding communities. New exhibits on Brinnon, military, millinery and Quilcene High School’s 100th anniversary. Phone 360-765-0688, 360765-3192 or 360-765-4848, or e-mail quilcenemuseum@ olypen.com or quilcene firstname.lastname@example.org. Silent war and violence protest — Women In Black, Adams and Water streets, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Team Survivor NorthwestPT exercise class — Discovery Physical Therapy, 27 Colwell St. (off Rhody Drive), Port Hadlock, 4:20 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. For more information, visit www.tsnw-pt.org. Overeaters Anonymous — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1032 Jefferson St., 5 p.m. Phone 360-385-6854. Benefit performance — Key City Public Theatre presents “Here, There & Everywhere” as a benefit for the University Women’s Foundation of the Port Townsend chapter of the AAUW 7 p.m. at Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St.. Presenting monologues by contemporary women playwrights from around the world. Suggested donation $15. Info and reservations at 360-379-0195 or www. keycitypublictheatre.org. Grange discussion — “Wool Gathering in Our County: Our Natural Fiber Shed” with sheep owners Jennie Watkins and Barry and Linda Taylor. 7:30 p.m. Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. Suggested donation $5 to $10. Eight producers, processors and artists will be showing their products and services starting at 7 p.m. Preceded by a potluck dessert/ finger-food social half-hour from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Phone Charlotte Goldman at 360-3853455.
Clubs and Organizations Continued from C5 The featured speaker will be Ken Pinnell of Q Cove Breakaway Flashers, out of Marysville. The group will also discuss the upcoming Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby for PSA members and guests April 9, based in Hudson Point Marina, for Marine Areas 9 and 6. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited.
Grange talk On Monday, Quimper Grange will present a program by sheep owners Jennie Watkins and Barry and Linda Taylor that will describe what local growers are doing to advance wool fiber as a local agricultural product at the grange hall, 1219 Corona St., Port Townsend. Eight producers, processors and artists will be showing their products and services starting at 7 p.m. The program starts at 7:30 p.m., preceded by a potluck dessert/finger-food social half-hour from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Suggested donations are from $5 to $10. For further information, phone Charlotte Goldman at 360-385-3455.
PT Scrabble Club The Port Townsend Scrabble Club meets Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Water Street Creperie, 1046 Water St. (next to Public House). Players will be matched up at their level and will be helped to improve their score. The group provides Scrabble dictionaries. Participants are asked to bring a Scrabble board if possible. For more information, e-mail newsmann@ mannpublications.org.
Garden club meets On Wednesday at 11 a.m., the Port Ludlow Garden Club (PLGC) will meet at the Bay Club, 120 Spinnaker Place, Port Ludlow. Everyone is encouraged to bring plants to trade, labeled with plant name, watering and light preferences, and other helpful information if known. The March meeting, open to nonmembers for a $5 fee, will be a salad luncheon with attendees bringing salads to share. The month’s hostesses will provide plates, silverware, bread, cookies, coffee and tea. Dues of $20 for 2011
may be paid at the door or sent by check to PLGC, P.O. Box 65235, Port Ludlow, WA 98365. Membership provides free attendance at all meetings, discounted field trip rates and an invitation to the annual members-only Holiday Tea. Following lunch, President Tom Giske will conduct a short business meeting. Then, those bringing plants will have first choice in selecting new plants, after which any remaining plants will be available to others. A lunch sign-up sheet for the April 13 carpool field trip to Chimacum Woods Rhododendron Nursery will be available. Attendees will tour Bob Zimmerman’s six-acre garden and nursery of more than 300 species rhododendrons, where plants may be purchased. Although PLGC members will have no entrance fee, nonmembers may attend for $5. At January’s meeting, the following officers were elected or re-elected for 2011: Tom Giske, president; Nancy Kavanagh, vice president; Sue Oemiechen, treasurer; Sandy Johnson, historian; Kathleen Taylor, program chair; Nancy Pin-
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Soroptimists meet Soroptimist International of Port Townsend/ Jefferson County, a professional businesswomen’s club, meets the first three Thursdays of the month at noon at Discovery View Retirement Apartments, 1051 Hancock St., Port Townsend. For information on joining the organization, visit the website at www. soroptimistpt.org.
GOP women The Republican Women of Jefferson County will meet Thursday at noon at the Inn at Port Ludlow. The guest speaker will be a representative from the Freedom Foundation. For more information, phone Peggy Reep at 360385-4953.
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ter, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. A basic Mac “how-to” starts at 6:30 p.m. before the regular meeting. The public is welcome. For further information and newsletters, visit www. ptslug.org.
Singles dining club Singles will dine at Fins Coastal Cuisine Restaurant on Tuesday, March 15, at 4:30 p.m. Participants may order one of their Twilight Specials at 25 percent off all entrees, most with starch and vegetable, or other menu items. To contact the host to place reservations by Thursday, phone 360-3792855 Participants may invite friends and are asked to remember name tags.
Food Addicts Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, a support group, meets Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 1202 Lawrence St., Port Townsend. For further information, phone 360-385-0318.
No ‘A Growing Concern?’ PDN gardening columnist Andrew May is taking the week off. His column, “A Growing Concern,” will resume upon his return.
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Congress takes up change in patent law By Jim Abrams
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WASHINGTON— The patent system hasn’t changed much since 1952, when Sony was coming out with its first pocket-size transistor radio, and bar codes and Mr. Potato Head were among the inventions patented. Now, after years of trying, Congress may be about to do something about that. The Senate is taking up the Patent Reform Act, which would significantly overhaul a 1952 law and, supporters say, bring the patent system in line with 21st-century technology of biogenetics and artificial intelligence. Congress has been trying for well over a decade to rewrite patent law, only to be thwarted by the many interested parties — multinational corporations and small-scale inventors, pharmaceuticals and Silicon Valley companies — pulling in different directions. Prospects for passing a bill now, however, are promising. The Senate bill is sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Hatch and a top Republican on the panel, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa. The committee voted 15-0 in early February to send the legislation to the full Senate. The overhaul is long overdue. It now takes the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office about three years to process a patent application. There are about 1.2 million applications pending — 700,000 awaiting consideration and another 500,000 somewhere in the process. The patent office said it received about 483,000 applications in 2009 and granted about 192,000 patents. “Hundreds of thousands of patent applications are stalled” at the patent office, Leahy said. “Among those is the appli-
cation for the next great invention.” The most sweeping, and controversial, change is the transition from a first-toinvent application system to a first-to-file system that is used by every other industrialized nation but has been opposed by independent inventors. It comes with an enhanced grace period to protect inventors who publicly disclose their inventions before seeking patents. Companies or individuals seeking patents in multiple countries are confronted by a different set of rules in this country, said Bill Mashek of Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform, a group that represents big companies like General Electric, Pfizer and 3M. “It puts us at a disadvantage globally.” The bill would create a nine-month “first window” post-grant procedure to allow challenges to patents that should not have been issued and to cut down on litigation and harassment of patent owners by improving the review system for challenges. It provides more certainty to damage calculations. It also gives the patent office authority to set its own fees at a level that will give it enough funds to reduce its backlog of applications. It requires that smaller businesses continue to get a 50 percent reduction in fees and creates a new “microentity” class — with a 75 percent reduction — for independent inventors who have not been named on five or more previously filed applications and have gross incomes not exceeding 2.5 times the average. The standard fee for filing a patent is now $1,090, with additional maintenance fees over the life of the patent. In a change from current law, tax strategies could not be patented. Leahy’s office lists a diverse group of supporters,
Death and Memorial Notice Harold A. Mallory July 1, 1941 February 24, 2011 Mr. Harold A. Mallory, 65, of Port Angeles, passed away February 24, 2011, of age related causes. He was born on July 1, 1941, to Phillip A. and Louise (Kura) Mallory in Port Angeles. Mr. Mallory worked as a shake sawyer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and reloading ammo. He is survived by his companion, Sharon Bedinger; brother, Norman Mallory; niece, Marcella Mallory; and
Mr. Mallory nephew, Michael Mallory. A memorial service will be held by family in spring 2011.
including major drug companies, IBM, the AFL-CIO, the Association of American Universities, Caterpillar and USPIRG. One reason supporters are optimistic about the bill’s prospects this year is that courts have dealt with some of the more contentious issues involving lawsuits and damage awards. “When we started these efforts many years ago, we faced a grim landscape where patent lawsuits threatened to stifle the pace of innovation and shut down our factories,” David Simon, associate general counsel for Intel Corp., told the House Judiciary Committee. “Today, the scenario has changed drastically.” Testifying in February on behalf of the Coalition for Patent Fairness, a group of high-tech companies, Simon credited the change to Supreme Court and other federal court rulings dealing with such practices as venue shopping where litigants sued in courts known for handing out large damage awards. Simon’s coalition, however, has not endorsed the Senate bill. In a statement, it said the bill still needs to do more “to lessen the growing burden of abusive and unjustified patent infringement claims.”
Death Notices Gary R. Uhlig March 2, 1951 — March 2, 2011
Gary R. Uhlig died in Sequim at age 60. Cause of death is pending. His obituary will be published later. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Death and Memorial Notice Phyllis Anne Howat March 16, 1926 February 24, 2011
Mrs. Howat to Sequim. Phyllis grew up in Seattle and was a talented piano player who played as a young soloist with the Seattle Symphony. Swimming was a lifelong pleasure and she enjoyed swimming in waters all around the world, most recently at SARC where she adored her walking lane partners and locker room ladies. She worked for the YMCA teaching swimming and later with the Seattle School District as a Special Educator, known as “Teacher Phyllis.” She
December 12, 1927 February 28, 2011 Mr. Raymond Hague passed away on February 28, 2011, in Port Angeles, at the age of 83. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond J. Hague Sr. on July 7, 1978, and Pearl Elizabeth (Feldon) Hague on September 13, 1983. He is survived by a very beloved wife, Dorothy May Hague, from April 10, 1985, until his passing; also by three nephews and families, Gary, Dennis, and Jim Feldon. Mr. Hague went to Weyerhauser Grade School and Highline High School of Seattle, Washington. During his life, he worked in the Eastern
Washington wheat fields; for the Seattle Port of Embarkation; and, for a while, as a commercial photographer for Boeing. In 1948, his parents and he started Hagues Resort in Sequim Bay. He became a Pen Ply shareholder from 1963-1982. He served in the 770 AAA National Guard Unit for five years, three of those active during the Korea conflict. He was in Scouting for 37 years. He was an Explorer Port Adviser, Scoutmaster to the 1957 National and World Jamborees, a Sea Scout Skipper, Regatta Commodore, an Assistant Scoutmaster, Chairman of Port Angeles Explorer Search and Rescue Post 100, as well as Assistant District Commissioner to Exploring, receiving the arrowhead for commissioner. He
received the Scouter’s Training award for exploring, the Scouter’s Key Award, District Award of Merit and the Silver Beaver, the highest award the Boy Scout Council can give to a volunteer. He was also active with the Port Angeles Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he was an operations patrol specialist and an instructor in communications and Marlinspike Seamanship. He also was chairman and treasurer of the Port Angeles Junior Rifle Club. Mr. Hague belonged to the San Juan 21 Sailing Club and was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He was a member of the Society of Creative Anachronism, a Middle Ages re-enactment, enjoying archery with his wife, Dorothy May Hague.
Death and Memorial Notice Maxwell Kay Barnard March 8, 1946 February 1, 2011 Maxwell Kay Barnard was born March 8, 1946, to Carolyn and Jack in Hackensack, New Jersey. Piano lessons started when he was 4. His father was an engineer and worked at Boeing for many years. Max worked there for eight years as well, and purchased a house in Seattle, Washington. He arrived in Port Townsend in the mid-’70s, started a business designing computers and programming languages and learning the Japanese board game, Go. He was also working on three patents: a vertical axis windmill, a programming language and an electric hybrid automobile. He actively worked on producing his three patents, especially
Mr. Barnard the windmill. He co-wrote a book with Frank Herbert, originally titled Without Me You’re Nothing, a computer primer published in 1980. Max moved to Portland, Oregon; then Seattle when his mother died in 1982; then back to Port Townsend in 1986. His local involvements include being a board
member of the Food Co-op and the Jefferson County Transit Advisory Board, freelance writer for the Peninsula Daily News, benefit piano concerts and a CD recording. His concert grand piano lives on at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Max leaves us a legacy of achievements and lessons. He died in Port Townsend on February 1, 2011, of cutaneous lymphoma. Come and share your memories of Max May 1, 2011, 1 p.m. at the Quilcene Cemetery. Friends of Max ask for donations to cover memorial costs. Please phone either Kathy Luch at 360385-2811 or Lynn Niles at 360-796-0469 for more information. Donations may be mailed to Kathy at P.O. Box 1660, Port Townsend, WA 98368.
Death and Memorial Notice Louise Rita Mendive Sadilek January 21, 1927 February 27, 2011 Louise was born in Battle Mountain, Nevada, on January 21, 1927, and died peacefully at home in Clallam Bay, surrounded by family, on February 27, 2011. She was the daughter of Basque immigrants and proud of her cultural heritage, and had lifelong empathy and compassion for immigrants and newcomers. Her early life was spent sheep and cattle ranching in rural Nevada; it was there that she met her husband, Ken. They continued ranching until moving to Clallam Bay in 1966, where she worked seasonally as a waitress, then a bookkeeper. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and volunteered on the Election Board and as an EMT. Eventually they purchased farm and timberland and were able to enjoy those endeavors for many years, supplying their family and friends with beef and wood. Together they worked dili-
Mrs. Sadilek gently to practice conscientious land management. Under the Washington State Conservation Program, they were awarded Wildlife Habitat Farm of the year in 2003 and 2006. Louise’s passion for cattle remained until death and brought her many years of contentment. She was a devoted wife, mother, and proud grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Prudencio and Paula Mendive; brothers, John, Joe, Prudencio Jr., Raymond and Celestino. She is survived by her
husband of 62 years, Ken Sadilek; sister Pauline Beitia; daughters and spouses Laurel (Larry) Burtness, Linda (Russ) Mellon, Loretta (Juan) Bascaran; foster children Lita (Ed) Piffero and Jim (Danielle) Yroz; grandchildren Tamara, Corby (Trang), Ben (Jessica), Justin, Andy, and Alex; and great-grandchildren Kaleo, Kali, and Layla. Perhaps her greatest life achievement was the demonstration to her family of the value of faith for guidance and comfort in the journey of life. She burned a lot of candles praying for all of us. A memorial service is planned at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Clallam Bay on March 12, 2011, with Rosary to be said at 11:30 a.m., followed by Mass, then a Celebration of Life gathering at the Lions Club, starting at approximately 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, P.O. Box 2014, Port Angeles, WA 98362. A special thanks to Mike, Dawn, Nancy and Tone of Assured Hospice.
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Phyllis Anne Howat was born March 16, 1926, in Seattle, Washington, to Philip J. McDonald and Dorthea (Swanson) McDonald. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on February 24, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Donald Howat; and five sons, Don and wife Martha, David and wife Terilee, Jim, Jeff and wife Su, Phil and wife Lauri; 11 grandchildren: Christopher, Anne, Nathan, Sam, Joy, Brookann, Janel, Kelsey, Emily, Jaime and Jake; nine great-grandchildren: Darby, Chase, Donovan, Ian, Phoebe, Holden, Donald, Henry and Madeleine; sister Marion Herrity; numerous nieces and nephews; and her dearest friend, Unni Herne. Phyllis met Don Howat in Seattle and they were married on December 12, 1947. They lived in the greater Seattle area before retiring and moving
treated every child as her own, and everyone loved her for her genuine care and compassion. She excelled in any endeavor she pursued and was a consummate artist who expressed herself with her music and sewing. She was a supporter of the Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera for many years, attending concerts and operas with her friend Unni and family. Phyllis had a passion for quilting and met many good friends through the Sun Bonnet Sue quilting group. She leaves her family with many beautiful reminders of her skills. Phyllis was an avid card player and looked forward to being with her card ladies who played pinochle and canasta on a regular basis. Our Celebration of Life will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church, 382 West Cedar Street in Sequim at 2 p.m. on March 19, 2011. Donations in lieu of flowers can be sent to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
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Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today
Chilly with patchy clouds.
Chilly with partial sunshine.
Cloudy, a couple of showers possible.
Cloudy, chance of a little rain; cool.
The Peninsula A storm system will push onshore well south of the region today over southern Oregon and northern California. It will be far enough south so that all of the precipitation and most of the clouds will stay south as well. Expect a partly sunny and chilly day across Neah Bay Port the Peninsula. Temperatures will remain 5-10 degrees 44/35 Townsend below normal for this time of the year. Tonight will be cold Port Angeles 45/34 with patchy clouds. Temperatures will drop to near or 42/31 just below freezing. Another chilly day is in store for Sequim Monday with partial sunshine.
Partly sunny today. Wind east-northeast 4-8 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility clear. Partly cloudy tonight. Wind northeast 4-8 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility clear. Chilly tomorrow with sun and some clouds. Wind west 4-8 knots. Wave heights less than a foot. Visibility clear. Tuesday: Rain. Wind east-southeast 7-14 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility under 3 miles.
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Statistics are for the 48-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 47 33 0.07 4.15 Forks 48 34 0.10 34.36 Seattle 50 38 0.13 8.71 Sequim 46 35 0.25 3.68 Hoquiam 49 37 0.08 19.19 Victoria 49 31 0.23 10.64 P. Townsend* 46 37 0.25 4.45 *Data from www.ptguide.com
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Briefly . . . Speaker to talk on health issues, myths SEQUIM — Leslie Van Romer will present a free motivational health presentation “Warning! 6 Protein & Milk Myths That are Hazardous to Your Looks (and Health)” at Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave., from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday. The event is free and open to the public. Van Romer is a chiropractor, speaker and author who offers monthly motivational health seminars in Sequim. For more information or to RSVP, phone 360-6838844 or e-mail katy@ drleslievanromer.com.
6:30 p.m. A flat-iron steak dinner will be served with all the trimmings, including potato, salad, rolls and dessert. Cost is $14 per person. Members who have paid their membership fee for the year can get in for $7, and guests are also $7. An RSVP is required by Tuesday. Denny Secord and his band will take the stage for a four-hour set of popular country dancing music beginning at 8 p.m. Music lovers can enjoy the show for $5 per person after 8 p.m. For more information or to RSVP for the dinner, phone 360-457-3355.
PORT ANGELES — “Shattered Ceilings,” a play Home-school group that commemorates remarkable women in PORT ANGELES — American history, will be The Olympic Peninsula staged at Peninsula ColHome Connection homelege’s Little Theater, 1502 schooling group will hold E. Lauridsen Blvd., at its annual spring open house at the Fairview Bible 12:35 p.m. Thursday. The free performance Church, 3850 O’Brien will be presented by ReadRoad, from 9:30 a.m. to ers Theater Plus and will noon Tuesday. feature local actresses Home-school families Cheryl Bell, Mary Griffith, are invited to see how Charlotte Metzler, Carol classes are conducted and Novis, Barbara Wilson and learn about the group. Danish pastries and cof- Marti McAllister Wolf. Together, they will bring fee will be served. to life the lives of women such as Susan B. Anthony, Teens take over Elizabeth Cady Stanton, SEQUIM — The Bella Abzug, Alice Paul and Sequim Boys & Girls Betty Ford, women who Club’s Teen Club will hold forever influenced and an Arby’s Takeover fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. changed the American way of life. Tuesday. The play will be The teens are raising enhanced by an accompamoney for club programnying slide presentation of ming, including spring the actual historical events break activities. these remarkable women Arby’s is located at 540 W. Washington St., Suite A. were a part of. “Shattered Ceilings” For more information, was the idea of the Califorphone Teen Coordinator Jessica Borries at 360-683- nia Desert Regional The8095. atre in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The “Shattered Ceilings” Elks dinner monologues represent PORT ANGELES — hours of meticulous The Elks Naval Lodge No. research into the lives of 353 of Port Angeles will host a Membership Appre- each of the women. Source materials ciation Dinner and Open included their public House at the lodge, 131 E. speeches, interviews, autoFirst St., on Saturday. Cocktail hour will begin biographies and other personal writings. at 6 p.m., with dinner starting at around Peninsula Daily News
Sequim Noon Rotary Club
Sequim Noon Rotary Club members recently celebrated the club’s 106th birthday with a special cake and candle ceremony. The club’s two oldest members, 96-year-olds Harold Pomeroy, left, and Bill Davis, were commissioned to blow out the candles.
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SEQUIM — The 14th annual North Peninsula Building Association’s Building, Remodeling and Energy Expo will be held at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 13. More than 90 inside and outside booths will offer information on new home construction, remodeling, landscaping, energy and other home project needs. Free, live demonstrations and workshops on building-related topics like solar electricity, heat pumps, “passive” house con-
struction and how to select a builder will be held. Northwest gardening expert Ed Hume will present “Easy Landscaping Ideas” on Saturday at 2:45 p.m. and “Northwest Vegetable Gardens” on March 13 at 1:30 p.m. He will be available for book signing before and after his presentations. Peninsula College green construction instructor Jon Martin and students will be building a small garden shed out of recycled and salvaged building materials on the show grounds. This portion of the show is sponsored by Built Green Clallam County as part of its
commitment to educate the public and builders about reducing construction waste. Children can build their own birdhouses under the supervision of the building association’s Future Builders Program members. Sequim High School sophomore and junior classes will team up to provide snacks and lunch items. Mystery Bay Seafood Catering will offer fresh seafood and other items. Capstone sponsor for the 2011 expo is Clallam County PUD District No. 1. Cornerstone sponsors include Angeles Millwork &
Lumber Co., Hartnagel Building Supply, Bliemeisters’ Wood Works Inc., Built Green of Clallam County, First Federal, KSQM 91.5 FM, Sequim Gazette and WAVE Broadband.
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$ Briefly . . . Social media discussion set for Tuesday SEQUIM — Use of social media websites by businesses will be discussed before a luncheon meeting of the SequimDungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. The program will have three parts — “Facebook Fast!” by Arthur Buhrer; “Google for Business in Six Minutes!” by Carolyn Cooper; and “Sequim Business Friends and Followers” by Renne Brock-Richmond. In addition, there will be a business card drawing for advertising on Sequim radio station KSQM-FM. Tuesday’s luncheon will start at noon at SunLand Golf and Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, in the SunLand area of Sequim. Reservations for lunch, which costs $15, closed Friday, but seats for audience members who aren’t having lunch are available. Coffee only is $3. Phone 360-683-6197 or e-mail lynn@sequimchamber. com for more information.
Indian Island talk PORT TOWNSEND — Navy Cmdr. Gary Martin, commander of Naval Magazine Indian Island, will speak to the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at its weekly luncheon meeting Monday. He will discuss the base’s operations. Indian Island is a major munitions-handling facility, serving Navy combat ships and submarines and Military Sealift Command vessels. Before coming to Indian Island last October, Martin had served as commanding officer of Naval Weapons Station Charleston, S.C. Open to the public, Monday’s luncheon of the Jefferson chamber, combining former chamber organizations in Port Townsend, Port Ludlow and the Tri-Area, begins at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. A variety of sandwiches from Subway in Port Townsend will be available for $8 each. Credit cards are not accepted.
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John Rodriguez and his wife, Nicola, seen in this family photo aboard their yacht in the Straits of Gibraltar before setting sail with their two children for a round-the-world trip. They are among thousands of sailors who once steered their yachts across the Indian Ocean without a second thought but are now taking precautions because of piracy. lunch at noon at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave. Lunch costs $8; a bowl of soup, $4.75; and a cup of soup, $4. Phone Marcia Bingham, chamber director, at 360-3742531 for further information.
Windows 7 PORT ANGELES — “An Introduction to Windows 7,” the latest release of the Microsoft Windows operating system, will be presented at this week’s breakfast meeting of the Port Angeles Business Association on Tuesday. The presentation will be made by Kurt and Patricia Lorentzen and Corey Johnson of Port Angeles-based CPI Computers. Any computer questions should be e-mailed before the meeting to Patricia Lorentzen at email@example.com. Tuesday’s meeting, open to the public, begins at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive, Port Angeles. There is a $2.16 minimum charge by Joshua’s for those who do not order breakfast.
SEQUIM — Wal-Mart has awarded a $6.6 million contract The chamber’s after-hours to Sierra Construction Co. to expand its Sequim store into a business mixer for March is scheduled at the Port Townsend Walmart Supercenter. Woodinville-based Sierra Visitor Information Center, built the original store in 2004. 440 12th St., near the Safeway The store will be expanded store, from 5:30 p.m. to by 35,850 square feet to a total 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. of 149,000 square feet. It is open to chamber memNew space will be provided bers and their guests. For more information, phone for groceries, a pharmacy, vision the chamber at 360-385-2722 or center, restrooms, an expanded stockroom and a customer sere-mail info@jeffcountychamber. vice area. org. The garden center will also be renovated and the parking Kayak adventurer lot expanded. More than 10 years after his Wal-Mart spokeswoman Tiflast great journey — a 1,600-mile fany Moffatt said work will circumnavigation of New Zeabegin later this year. land’s South Island — Chris Duff Construction should take hopes to attempt a 500-mile solo between 12 and 18 months, she sea kayak trip this summer said. across the North Atlantic Ocean “We do not have a grand from Scotland to Iceland. opening date set at this point,” Duff will Moffatt said. talk about his plans at this New branch manager week’s Port PORT ANGELES — Jeanine Angeles Lee has been named branch Regional manager at the 227 E. Sixth St. Chamber of branch of First Federal. Commerce Lee has nearly 20 years of luncheon banking experience in the Port meeting MonAngeles community. Duff day. For more information, phone Duff, a 53-year-old Port Angeles resident First Federal at 360-457-0461. who works as a contractor and motivational speaker when he is Tourism grants not adventuring, has paddled PORT ANGELES — About 18,000 miles since 1983 while $2,100 is still available to exploring the coastlines of New groups, clubs and organizations Zealand, Great Britain and to help advertise projects, speNorth America. cial events and festivals that Open to the public, Monday’s will attract overnight visitors to chamber luncheon begins at Port Angeles this year. noon at the Port Angeles CrabThe tourism promotion House Restaurant at the Red money is left from Port Angeles Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St. hotel-motel-B&B bed-tax funds Luncheon tickets are $13 disbursed by the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce and can be purchased from the board of directors earlier this meeting room cashier. year. Deadline for applications is Forest ranger 5 p.m. Thursday, March 31. FORKS — Dean R. Millett, To obtain an application and Forks-based district ranger for criteria for receiving the money, Olympic National Forest, will phone Russ Veenema, the chamspeak to this week’s Forks ber’s executive editor, at 360Chamber of Commerce lun452-2363, ext. 13, or e-mail cheon meeting Wednesday. firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to the public, the luncheon will start with a no-host Turn to Briefly/D5
Fear of Sailing Yachts shun pirate waters after string of hijacks By Katharine Houreld
But the family didn’t push on through the Panama Canal. They knew their around-theNAIROBI, Kenya — The first world route would eventually time John Rodriguez tried to sail take them past waters infested around the world, a hurricane by Somali pirates, who in 2009 sunk his boat. kidnapped a British yachting His second attempt failed couple, the Chandlers, near the because of a scourge bedeviling Seychelles and held them for 388 mariners in the Indian Ocean, days under often brutal condithe Arabian Sea and the Gulf of tions. Aden: pirates. “We bought our charts the day Rodriguez is among thousands before the Chandlers got taken,” of sailors who once steered their Rodriguez said. yachts across the warm Indian “Three months of angst folOcean without a second thought lowed while we tried to decide but are now rerouting, hiring what to do . . . it’s an enormous replacement crews, packing their effort to do a trip like that, and boats aboard cargo ships and you don’t get the opportunity contracting armed guards, or very often.” canceling their dream voyages altogether. Seattle couple killed With Somali pirates seizing Somali pirates killed a Seattle vessels and killing hostages in an couple and two other American area as vast as the continental United States, boatyards, restau- yachters last month and kidnapped a Danish family aboard rants and other establishments among the yachters’ routes have their 43-foot sailboat last week. seen business fall, with some of A South African couple taken their customer base scared off. off their sailboat in October are Rodriguez, a 44-year-old still being held. Briton, sailed from his homeland The European Union Naval to Florida with his wife and two Force has done its best to warn children. yachters of the danger, said The Associated Press
spokesman Wing Cmdr. Paddy O’Kennedy. But from their blog posts, it appeared the Danes felt safe enough because of the presence of warships on antipiracy patrol in the area. “The latest attacks have certainly changed the game completely,” said Paul Gelder, the editor of Yachting Monthly. In posts on the magazine’s website forum Scuttlebutt, worried sailors discuss canceled or rerouted plans and trade frightening stories of witnessing attacks. Yachts trying to sail from Asia to Europe through the Suez Canal face tough choices. They can’t sail in the other direction because the winds aren’t right. Bigger yachts can go around the southern tip of Africa, but the Cape of Good Hope is notorious for storms and shipwrecks. For those who live aboard their boats and want to get home, few choices remain: shell out big money to ship home their yacht or hire guards — or run the Somali gauntlet. Turn
Governor, ferry workers OK $10M in reductions Peninsula Daily News news services
OLYMPIA — State ferryworkers unions have reached a tentative deal with the state that could save the cash-strapped ferry system $10 million a year by bringing their labor contracts more in line with those of other state workers. About a third of the yearly savings — $3.4 million — would come from pay reductions, similar to the 3 percent pay cuts other state workers agreed to in December. Another $6.6 million would come from trimming other labor costs. “These agreements address the concerns that have been raised publicly and in the Legislature over the past year,” said Gov. Chris Gregoire during a news conference Friday. “They represent real commitment to public service by those who want our ferry system to be the best in the world.” She said an additional $10 million in savings over the next two years has been identified, money that would come from reducing the ranks of management, cutting overhead and streamlining operations. The labor contracts need to be ratified by the ferry-union members. It is hoped that will happen by the end of the month, said Tim Saffle, a representative for the International Organization of Master, Mates and Pilots, one of the unions representing the state’s ferry workers. The governor, along with union
Citizens panel: Restart SoundRunner April 18 Peninsula Daily News news services
KINGSTON — SoundRunner passenger-only ferry service should resume April 18 with one commuter round trip per day, a citizens advisory committee told Port of Kingston commissioners. Service was suspended Nov. 18 after just one month because of a blown engine to the main boat, the Spirit of Kingston, and boarding-ramp concerns with the backup vessel, Victoria Express, a former foot ferry that served the Port Angeles-Victoria, B.C., route. Unusually bad weather also forced some trips to be canceled. The citizens group was formed in mid-January to recommend how to proceed, if at all. It concluded that foot-ferry service between Kingston and downtown Seattle could work, provided the port chips in some money. The committee outlined a conservative plan, starting where the service left off with
about 30 round-trip passengers per day at $13.50 each — $14 full fare with discounts for frequent users — and growing by five customers per month. The schedule would aim to get commuters to work by 8 a.m. and be available when they got off at 5 p.m. The group recommended that the port buy a bus for backup in case the boats can’t sail and that service be yearround. The commissioners had considered not running during the winter. “The issue here is to establish reliability in our customers’ minds,” committee Chairman Jerry Kirschner said during a special port meeting last week. “The worst thing we can do is say to our customers we’re going to go for a short time and then stop.” Port Commissioners Bissonette, Pete DeBoer and Tom Coultas said they would need time to digest the recommendations and would get back to the committee.
leaders, provided little detail tentative agreement, Saffle said. about the new contracts. More than a dozen bills aimed Concerns about possible waste- at ferry overhaul have been introful spending identified in the duced in the Legislature. recent KING-TV series “Waste on Turn to Ferry/D2 the Water” were addressed in the
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PA-built dive-assist boat to join 5th Fleet ARMSTRONG MARINE, THE aluminum boat fabricator located between Port Angeles and Sequim known primarily for its expertise in designing and building aluminum catamarans for use by recreational mariners and commercial fisherman alike, recently launched a 50-foot mono-hull vessel. According to Joe Beck of Armstrong Marine, the boat, which is one of three the company is building for the Navy, is a dive-assist boat that will be used as a platform to make in-water repairs to fast-attack submarines and guided-missile submarines attached to the 5th Fleet. The boat has what appears to be a push bar protruding from the bow — conceptually similar to what the State Patrol has on the front of its vehicles — that is lined with rubber. The boat’s chine — where the sides and bottom of the boat meet — also has large rubber bumpers. All of this rubber is an aid in guarding against the boat banging against and damaging the hull of a submarine when engaged in repair work. Joe said that once the dive-assist boat completes her sea trials, she will be sent to the USS Emory S. Land (AS-39), which is in her new home port of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. The Emory S. Land is a 649-foot submarine tender that is one of two Military Sealift Command ships that have a hybrid crew of civil-service mariners and uniformed Navy personnel that is commanded by a Navy captain. The ship is a floating warehouse of food, fuel, repair parts and torpedoes from which submarines draw during replenishment at sea or when moored. Onboard Emory S. Land, there are 53 specialized machine and fabricating shops that enable her complement of 85 officers and 1,200 civilian and enlisted personnel to make repairs to submarines while under way or in port.
Back in the water This week, Platypus Marine launched Lady Alderbrook, which had been stowed in the Commander Building at its complex on Marine Drive for about 10 days. According to Captain Charlie Crane, director of sales and marketing, the
ON THE WATERFRONT 53-foot vessel is Sellars owned and operated by the Alderbrook Resort in Union. She is available for charter as a tour boat for corporate gatherings, weddings, family outings and also to take guests on dinner cruises. Captain Charlie said she was out of the water for a Coast Guard inspection and that while on the hard, personnel replaced the engines’ coolant, attached new zincs, painted the bottom and sent the props out to be reconditioned. Platypus also put Kristena Rose back into the water after Coast Guard inspectors gave her the goahead to resume commerArmstrong Marine built this 50-foot dive-assist boat for the Navy. cial operations. Regular readers will recall that earlier this year, the 88-foot commercial fishing boat that hails from Neah Bay ran aground near Shipwreck Point, damaging her keel, hull and prop.
screen technology. Eleven air-conditioned staterooms onboard each boat can accommodate berthing for 24 individuals. Eagleview and Arrowhead provide escort duty to the boomers based at the submarine base in Bangor as they transit the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Shoe-box visitor The high winds that knocked out electrical power in the area and littered the streets and yards of the Olympic Peninsula with all manner of airborne detritus and rubble last week also caused the captain of Meridian Ace to seek safe haven in Port Angeles Harbor. The sheer-sided blue and creme vessel that looked like a shoe box sitting on an ice skate that was about to tip over was a Ro/Ro (roll on/roll off) car carrier. The Panamanianflagged vessel is 653 feet long and has the capacity to transport 6,000 vehicles. Polar Adventure, an 854foot crude oil tanker, moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal One North on Wednesday. She is one of five Endeavour class tankers operated by ConocoPhillips that were designed specifically to transport crude oil from Alaska to refineries along the West Coast and in Hawaii. The ships, which have a
Submarine’s shields They shadow the submarines, one on either side, and act as the first line of defense in the event of an attack, such as occurred Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News with the USS Cole in the The roll on/roll off cargo vessel Meridian Ace sits in Port Angeles Harbor Yemeni port of Aden on Oct. 12, 2000. on Tuesday as it waits out severe winds in offshore waters. The purpose of the eight cargo containers that each projected 30-year lifespan, that of offshore supply ves- boat has stacked two deep the rudders. have two engine rooms sels that operate in support on the deck aft of the that operate independently Ammo locker of offshore construction wheelhouse is to create a of each other and are sepaand offshore drilling rigs. wall that is about 16 feet Washington Marine rated by a fireproof, waterThis type of work vessel high, which adds additional Repair, the topside repair tight bulkhead. is prevalent in the Gulf of bulk to the boat and crecompany, is installing an They also have twin Mexico, where delivery to ates an added layer of proammo locker onboard steering systems, a bow work sites of virtually all tection against any Arrowhead as she and her thruster and an array of construction supplies, attempts that may be electronic systems that are sister ship, Eagleview, are drinking water, diesel fuel made to ram the submamoored at the Port of Port so sensitive they are able and personnel is dependent rines. to alert the bridge watch of Angeles’ Terminal One on waterborne transporta________ South. even the slightest course tion. The vessels, each sportdeviation. Each vessel is 250 feet David G. Sellars is a Port Angeing a black hull and a The double-hull tanker long and powered by twin les resident and former Navy boatwill be in port for about 10 navy-gray superstructure, Caterpillar 3516 C diesel swain’s mate who enjoys boats and were built by Leevac days, during which time engines that generate a strolling the waterfront. Roy McKay and his person- Industries, whose facilities combined 6,000 horseItems involving boating, port are on the west bank of the power. nel at Straits Marine and Mermentau River about activities and the North Olympic The vessels are steered Industrial will perform five miles east of Jennings, using a joystick, and the Peninsula waterfronts are always some engine work, repair La. welcome. E-mail dgsellars@hotmail. bulk of the electronics are the stores crane and conTheir design mimics com or phone him at 360-808-3202. operated using touchduct a routine inspection of
Ferry: Reign in benefits Cascade Financial selling to Continued from D1 Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, D-Camano Island, said Among them is SB 5405, in a statement that it’s too which would bring ferry- early to tell whether the tenworker benefits such as tative deal announced Frileaves, holidays, travel time, day would make her legislation and others unnecessary. meals and overtime more in “The overall savings line with those of other they’ve described sound state employees. encouraging, but we still Ferry unions have need to see the details, and flooded public hearings that won’t come out until throughout the session, the unions have ratified the arguing that the bill would contract,” Haugen’s stateundermine collective bar- ment said. gaining. The ferry system faces a The bill’s sponsor, state nearly $900 million budget
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cents. Stockholders aren’t the only ones taking a hit. The U.S. Treasury, which infused $39 million of TARP bailout funds into Cascade, will be repaid just $16.25 million by Opus. Cascade was the oldest independent community bank in Snohomish County, dating back to 1916. Like Everett-based Frontier Bank and City Bank of Lynnwood, both taken over by regulators last year, Cascade was brought low primarily by real estate loans that went bad as Snohomish County’s development boom turned to bust.
Growth plans Opus is a privately owned bank that just added $460 million in new capital and hopes to create a “regional super bank” in the West, said Carol Nelson, president and chief executive of Cascade. “We’re looking at Cascade as the platform for growth in Washington,” she
said. Nelson will become president of the Washington region for Opus. Cascade Financial had operated since July under a regulatory mandate to bolster Cascade Bank’s capital. As of year-end, the bank was $68 million short of the minimum requirements.
All options considered Nelson said Cascade had tried raising money from private equity funds or a stock offering, and the board agreed to the deal “after carefully considering all options.” Compared with Cascade Financial’s assets of $1.5 billion and deposits of $1.1 billion at year-end, Opus has $693.5 million in assets and $275.3 million in deposits. Opus has five branches, all in Southern California. Opus officials said the bank will retain all of Cascade’s 22 Puget Sound-area branches — none are in Jefferson or Clallam counties — and its 218 employees.
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deficit over the next 10 years — even with the governor’s proposed cuts to ser- Peninsula Daily News vices and fare increases. news services The bulk of the deficit is EVERETT — Cascade expected to occur in the capFinancial, past due on a ital budget, ferry officials regulatory deadline to raise say. sorely needed capital, has agreed to be acquired by a 25-cent surcharge much smaller but stronger Another bill, SB 5742, California bank that aspires introduced by Haugen to expand along the West would add a 25-cent sur- Coast. charge to each ferry fare to The Everett-based parpay for the construction of a ent of Cascade Bank said 144-car ferry. Friday that Opus Bank of The governor said she Irvine, Calif., inked a definistill hasn’t ruled out service tive agreement to pay 45 reductions and raising cents per share for Cascade, fares, but she’s leaving about $21.75 million. those decisions up to the The sale was approved Legislature. by the directors of both “We do not in any way, banks but still needs shareshape or form have what’s holder and regulatory necessary for us to address approval. the capital problems,” GreA stockholder meeting is goire said. “Therein lies our slated for May. biggest challenge and one Cascade, whose stock our Legislature is going to traded as high as $18 in have to address.” 2007, closed Friday at 53
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Same-sex unions cross borders? House OKs recognition of other-state marriages Peninsula Daily News news services
OLYMPIA — The state House voted 58-39 to approve a bill to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state as valid domestic partnerships in Washington. The bill sponsor, Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, said she wants to correct what she sees as the unjust exclusion of same-sex marriages from protections for state-registered domestic partnerships. “This bill is about fairness for all families,” Jinkins said. “Right now, there’s a hole in the law.” In 2009, voters moved to extend to domestic partnerships all the rights and protections granted to marriages. Current law recognizes out-of-state domestic partnerships and civil unions but excludes same-sex marriage from that recognition. Jinkins said her bill would correct that disparity. Opponents argued that the bill, HB 1649, is one step closer to allowing same-sex marriage in Washington state — and is directly undermining the state’s Defense of Marriage Act that was passed in 1998 to define marriage as between a man and a woman. HB 1649, which was approved Friday night, now goes to the Senate for consideration there. Legislation must pass both the House and Senate before it can be signed into law by Gov. Chris Gregoire. In other action in the Legislature, as the House and Senate move toward
Monday’s deadline for voting bills out of their houses of origin:
Military voting The Senate approved a bill that streamlines voting for armed forces members serving abroad. The vote Friday came a day after the bill was shelved because support fell apart during floor debate. Under the measure, current law is amended so that armed forces members only have to send in a scanned copy of their ballot and signature via e-mail. Previously, the law called for armed forces members to also send in a ballot via mail or fax. Supporters say many armed forces members are stationed in remote areas and sending in physical ballot is difficult. On Thursday night, a vote on the bill was pulled because several senators had concerns about security of online voting — not realizing that online voting with PDFs already existed. “I appreciate the additional explanation that would have been helpful the other day,” said Sen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam, one of the three state legislators representing Jefferson and Clallam counties and part of Grays Harbor County in the Legislature. “I apologize for the kerfuffle the other day.” The bill now goes to the House for consideration.
Health insurance House lawmakers approved the creation of a state health insurance exchange — a public-pri-
vate association designed to promote competition and drive down costs for individuals and smaller businesses when the federal law is fully implemented. Under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, states are required to set up these exchanges by Jan. 1, 2014. The House approved its bill on a 79-18 vote Friday. “It gives us the opportunity to expand coverage and get more choices for people and get some subsidies from the federal government to help our people be able to pay for health coverage,” said Rep. Eileen Cody, D-Seattle. A couple of nights earlier, the Senate approved its version of the state health exchange. The two bills will now need to be reconciled.
Child prostitution The state Senate unanimously approved two bills aimed at fighting child prostitution. The bills would expand the criminal definition of human trafficking and allow police to record telephone calls involving underage victims when the victims give consent. Current law prohibits police from employing minors in sex trafficking investigations. It also prohibits police from recording conversations without the consent of both parties on the call.
Pay to reduce dropouts A bill that would give cash awards to Washington high schools that reduce their dropout rate would cost as much as $4.8 million a year, but the primary sponsor says the state’s financial situation should not prevent meaningful education reform.
The bill cleared the House on a 54-42 vote Wednesday and got mixed reviews in the House Education and Ways and Means committees because of its price tag. Legislative staff members estimate the cash awards could total $4.8 million a year, but the bill states no awards would be given until money is appropriated. The Office of Financial Management said as many as 340 high schools around the state might qualify for awards ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 depending on their success in reducing dropout rates. Individual schools would get 90 percent of the cash bonuses, with 10 percent going to school districts. About 73.5 percent of Washington students in the class of 2009 graduated with high school diplomas within four years of entering high school. The measure still must clear the Senate and make it into the final House-Senate budget bill.
Farmers markets Representatives from across the state touted their own district’s wineries as the best as the state House debated a bill that would establish a pilot program for beer and wine tastings at select farmers markets. Democrat Rep. Phyllis Gutierrez-Kenney of Seattle said that allowing tastings at farmers markets will help publicize local products and boost the economy of small businesses. Opponents argued the change would loosen restrictions on alcoholic beverages and provide another venue for minors to be exposed to them. But the bill passed 78-20
and now goes to the Senate.
Mail-in ballots The state Senate voted 26-23 Friday night to make mail-in ballots the standard throughout the state. The bill sponsored by Sen. Scott White, D-Seattle, would include Pierce County in the requirement that all elections statewide be conducted entirely by mail. Pierce County is currently the only holdout — allowing both mail and poll voting. The Secretary of State’s Office requested the bill to eliminate the confusion caused by maintaining both poll voting and mail-in ballots. The bill now moves to the House.
Tax-free meals House lawmakers voted to exempt free meals given to restaurant employees from sales tax. Existing law says the Department of Revenue can require restaurants to pay sales tax on the meals they provide at no charge to their workers during their shifts, as those meals are considered compensation for services provided. But restaurant owners think this is bad public policy that encourages businesses to stop feeding their employees, forcing them to go off-site or pay for food out of their salaries. The House on Thursday agreed with bill sponsor Rep. Eric Pettigrew, a Seattle Democrat, that restaurants should support their hardworking employees, passing the bill 96-1. Supporters say current policy doesn’t make sense, as it taxes meals for which no revenue is earned. The bill now goes to the state Senate.
Private-hiring leap boosts recovery hope The New York Times
WASHINGTON — The economic waiting game may soon be over, as businesses signal that they are finally willing to resume widespread hiring. In all, the nation added 192,000 jobs in February, a big jump from the 63,000 added the previous month, the U.S. Labor Department reported Friday. The job growth was the most in nearly a year, and the 12th consecutive month of gains by companies, which added 222,000 workers last month. It followed an unusually weak report in January, when major snowstorms across the country prompted offices and factories to close. Taken together, the first two months of the year produced growth at about the same pace as last fall.
Worker comp change gets OK Senate endorses settlement option By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press
OLYMPIA — The state Senate approved a measure Saturday that would drastically change Washington’s workers’ compensation system by establishing an option for lump sum settlements. The 34-15 vote in the Senate was a significant win for the business lobby, which has been trying to move the state away from prolonged payment benefits and pensions for injured workers.
Next stop: House The bill now goes to the House for consideration there. Legislation must pass both the House and Senate before it can be signed into law by Gov. Chris Gregoire. Organized labor has steadfastly opposed settlements and will take their fight to the House, where support for business may not be as robust as in the Senate. Meanwhile, the House approved a package of bills that address everything from shutting down companies during investigations to streamlining appeals for cited companies, but none included a settlement option. Yet, the chamber’s leadership argued that the changes in their package will save money to the system by getting workers healthier faster and helping bring down premiums. The votes set up a political fight among familiar lines for the rest of the session.
Hope for more Economists say they are hopeful the pace will soon pick up further. “Economic recoveries can be like a snowball rolling down a hill, in that it takes time to get some momentum,” said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics. “People hesitate until they feel that the recovery’s durable enough, and then they have a tendency to jump in. Maybe we’re finally getting to that jumping-in moment.”
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Rebecca Johnson of the Washington Labor Council said labor is against a settlement option “because it turns a reliable safety net into a lottery” where access to lawyers plays a key role. Most of the bills approved by the House were approved with Republican support, including a Senate bill creating a network of medical providers for injured workers. The medical providers bill now goes to Gregoire’s desk.
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LOS ANGELES — A pocket-size drone dubbed the Nano Hummingbird for the way it flaps its tiny robotic wings has been developed for the Pentagon as a minispy plane capable of maneuvering on the battlefield and in urban areas. The battery-powered drone was built by AeroVironment, of Monrovia, Calif., for the Pentagon’s research arm doing experiments in nanotechnology. The little flying machine is built to look like a bird for potential use in spy missions. The Hummingbird is the result of a five-year effort, announced last week by the company and the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Equipped with a camera, the drone can fly at speeds of up to 11 mph, AeroVironment said. It can hover and fly sideways, backward and forward, as well as go clockwise and counterclockwise, by remote control for about 8 minutes. The quick flight meets the goals set forth by the government to build a “hummingbird-like” aircraft. It also demonstrates the promise of fielding minispy planes. Industry insiders see the technology eventually being capable of flying through
open windows or sitting on power lines, capturing audio and video while enemies would be none the wiser. The Hummingbird would be a major departure from existing drones that resemble traditional aircraft. The next step is likely to be further refinement of the technology, officials said, before decisions are made about whether the drones would be mass-produced and deployed.
Go ‘anywhere’ “The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting,” said defense expert Peter Singer, author of Wired for War, a book about robotic warfare. “You can use these things anywhere, put them anyplace, and the target will never even know they’re being watched.” With a wingspan of 6.5 inches, the minidrone weighs 19 grams, or less than an AA battery. The Hummingbird’s guts are made up of motors, communications systems and a video camera. It is slightly larger than the average hummingbird. The success of the program “paves the way for a new generation of aircraft with the agility and appearance of small birds,” Todd Hylton, Hummingbird program manager for the Pentagon’s research arm, said
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Matt Keennon, program director at AeroVironment, demonstrates a tiny drone aircraft known as the Nano Hummingbird. in a statement. In all, the Pentagon has awarded about $4 million to AeroVironment since 2006 to develop the technology and the drone itself. Matt Keennon, the company’s manager on the project, said it was a technical challenge to create the minimachine from scratch because it pushes the limitations of aerodynamics. Less than two years ago,
an earlier version of the drone could fly for 20 seconds. Keennon said the current duration is likely to be extended as experiments continue. “This is a new form of man-made flight,” Keennon said. It is about “biomimicry,” or building a machine inspired by nature, he said. The Pentagon issued seven specific milestones
Diabetes linked Worker: to early deaths Range of ailments called sweeping By Stephanie Nano The Associated Press
NEW YORK — A 50-year-old with diabetes dies six years sooner than someone without the disease, and not just from a heart attack or a stroke, new research suggests. The large international effort to measure diabetes’ toll found the disease also raises the risk of dying prematurely from a host of other ailments, even breast cancer and pneumonia. “It’s quite a wide sweep of conditions,” said Dr. John Danesh of Cambridge University in Britain, who led the team of researchers. While most people think of heart problems, diabetes surprisingly “appears to be associated with a much broader range of health implications than previously suspected.” Putting the six years lost in context, he said, long-term smoking shortens life by 10 years. The analysis used
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Continued from D3 in December that the state’s fund for workers’ compenHouse lawmakers also sation had a 95 percent approved a proposal that chance of becoming insolsubsidizes 50 percent of a vent in the next five years. The system had about recovering worker’s wages for more than two months $499 million in reserves as to encourage a return to the of Dec. 31. That figure represents job — a similar proposal was a provision in the Sen- the medical fund of the system, which stands at nearly ate bill. Other bills approved by $709 million; the liability the House included stricter fund that is in the red for accident prevention rules $275 million; and the penand new oversight mea- sion fund that currently stands at $65 million. sures for employers. Workers’ compensation The House also approved is a state-provided insura bill that would allow cerance system in which busitain business groups to nesses pay premiums. manage their own claims Businesses, usually big— a bill opposed by labor ger companies, can opt to groups. self-insure. “None of these pieces If a worker is injured on reduce benefits,” said Rep. the job, they can file claims Cary Condotta, R-East for workers’ compensation Wenatchee. and receive money while “They simply improve they heal. efficiency of system. What The state funds the syswe’re trying to do is get tem from the payroll taxes people back to work.” that businesses pay and This year, workers’ com- investments handled by the pensation has taken a cen- state. tral role in the legislative The system tanked, the session because the system auditor’s report said, is bleeding money. because of less money comGregoire, the head of the ing from businesses due to state Department of Labor the recession and the drop and Industries, and the in returns from investstate auditor have said the ments, also because of the system was headed toward economic downturn. bankruptcy. Opponents of the Senate The Auditor’s Office said bill argued that as the stock
pooled medical information for 820,900 people from nearly 100 studies done mostly in Europe and North America. The results are published in the current New England Journal of Medicine. Diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., affects about 26 million Americans, or 8 percent, including 7 million who haven’t been diagnosed. Most in the study were thought to have the most common kind — Type 2 — which occurs when the body makes too little insulin or cannot use what it does make to regulate blood sugar. High blood sugar can damage nerves and blood vessels and is a major cause of heart disease. The new research didn’t include those who had heart disease when they were first enrolled. Participants were followed on average for 13½ years, and there were more than 123,000 deaths. Overall, death rates from various causes were higher for those with diabetes than those without.
For now, the Hummingbird is just a prototype, Keennon said. But 10 years from now, he sees the technology carrying out detailed reconnaissance missions. But it’s not likely to be a “hummingbird,” considerPrivacy issues ing that that’s a rare bird Critics have noted that in, say, New York City. privacy issues may emerge, “I’m not a bird expert, depending on how the but a sparrow seems to be drones are used. better,” Keennon said for the Hummingbird, including the ability to hover in a 5 mph wind gust and the ability to fly from outdoors to indoors and back outdoors through a normal-size doorway.
market rebounds, so will the reserves of the system. “We have no projections. No predictions of savings,” said Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent. “We need to slow down. There’s no solvency crisis. We need to consider what we’re turning on its head.” Opponents of the measure also raised concerns about the cost of the proposed bill and medical privacy. The major expenses of the system came from only 8 percent of all claims, which involve workers who are receiving benefits for a prolonged period of time or have lifetime pensions. That section of workers represents 85 percent of the compensation costs, according to the state labor department that manages workers’ compensation.
Rate complaints Businesses have long argued that the premiums they pay to the system are too high. “We need to take this step to bring sustainability to our workers’ comp system,” said Janea Holmquist Newbry of Moses Lake, one of the Senate GOP’s key negotiators. The measure approved
Saturday was a deal worked out between Senate Republicans and Democrats, amending the governor’s bill to include the option of a voluntary settlement in case of an injury at the workplace. Supporters said most states have such an option. Gregoire’s proposal initially had a settlement option that would only apply for workers older than 55 years of age. Under the proposal, an injured worker who chooses a settlement can do so with a lawyer or be consulted by a state settlement officer. There’s a 30-day period after settlement negotiation when a worker can change his or her decision. “This is a balanced bill that is good for workers and employers alike,” said Association of Washington Business President Don Brunell in a statement. “Costs continue to go up, yet injured worker claims are actually down, and our workers’ compensation system is on the verge of collapse.” Not included in the Senate bill were any provisions narrowing the definition of occupational diseases, which were also part of their priority list this session.
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Cooking classes PORT ANGELES — The Oven Spoonful will hold a series of cooking classes Tuesday evenings at the Orchards on Fourteenth clubhouse, 2625 W. 14th St. All classes will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The course schedule: ■ Tuesday — Wild Winter Fish. ■ March 15 — Italian Pasta Classics. ■ March 22 — Spring into Soups. ■ March 29 — Recipes from the south of France. Each class is $35 per person. Every class includes a free recipe booklet. Payment for classes can be made at www. ovenspoonful.com. For more information, phone Karen Long at 360460-1849.
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Job training OLYMPIA — Participation in the state Employment Security Department’s training programs for laid-off workers has nearly quadrupled in the last two years, the agency said. The number of job seekers using the agency’s Training Benefits and Commissioner-Approved Training programs, which allow eligible jobless work-
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SEATTLE — Conservation groups and the U.S. Forest Service have agreed to a new rule for protecting hard-to-find but ecologically important species in Northwest forests such as snails and mushrooms. Pete Frost, a lawyer for the conservation groups, said Friday the agreement would exempt restoration projects, such as thinning young stands of trees, from the so-called survey and manage rule, while maintaining the protections for old-growth forests. The agreement must be approved by a federal judge. The Bush administration had tried to dismantle the rule to allow more logging, but it was reinstated by a federal judge. The rule was part of the Northwest Forest Plan, which cut logging on national forests in Oregon, Washington and Northern California to protect salmon, the northern spotted owl and other species.
ISSAQUAH — The environmental group Greenpeace is claiming a victory in Costco Wholesale Corp.’s decision to stop selling some varieties of fish viewed to be unsustainable. Greenpeace targeted the Issaquah-based retailer to change its fish-buying policies, which could affect the entire retail fish industry. Costco said last week it will discontinue the sale of fish defined as “at risk,” pledging to resume only when those species are certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council. The decision means no further sales of Atlantic cod, Atlantic halibut, Chilean sea bass, Greenland halibut, grouper, monkfish, orange roughy, redfish, shark, skates, rays, swordfish and bluefin tuna. Costco will continue to sell farmed seafood, and company officials said they will work with the World Wildlife Fund and other groups to revise its supplier standards to promote better stewardship. In a three-page seafood sustainability policy available online, the company added: “Moving forward, we expect to carefully examine whether there are other species that we should cease to sell because of a consensus around documented concerns that the species are at great risk.”
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The preliminary update by Arun Raha, the state’s chief economist, shows revenue collections down 1.5 percent below earlier expectations. In a preliminary report released Friday, Raha’s report said: “The economic outlook has improved somewhat since our November forecast, but it is still clouded with a great deal of uncertainty.” In November, Raha said the state’s deficit forecast had ballooned to $5.7 billion. The revenue declines are forcing the state to slash government spending. The official revenue collections update will be released March 17.
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PORT ANGELES — Physical therapist Dava McNutt of Therapeutic Associates of Port Angeles recently completed advanced training and techniques in management of breast cancer rehabilitation. This includes treating acute trauma of the lymphatic system in the healing processes after surgery,
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — For years now, Somali pirates with fiberglass or four yachts a year through the Continued from D1 boats to the region in September skiffs and salt-rusted Indian Ocean to deliver to owners and are now working at full capacKalashnikovs have been Over the past six months, Peters ity, said chief of operations Thomas who would meet them in the Medicommandeering ships along & May Ltd., a company that speterranean. Jakobsson. one of the most congested cializes in shipping boats and But since Christmas, the comOn Wednesday, six Naval shipping routes in the world yachts, has seen a roughly 300 per- Guards employees fought off six pany has suspended sailing — the Gulf of Aden, a vital cent increase in inquiries from cap- pirates who had attacked and between India and the Suez Canal conduit for Middle East oil tains interested in shipping their because of pirates. boarded the Capricorn, a yacht to Europe and the United vessels rather than risking going “The attacks had spread north crewed by a Dutch couple, JakoStates. through pirate-infested waters, to the Omani coast. They had basibsson said. More than 50 vessels are said Managing Director Angus cally blocked off the route we were But some yacht owners can’t or now held captive, from Thai Bruce Jones. won’t pay for expensive shipping or taking,” he said, adding that many fishing trawlers to EuroAnother option is to use a comin the yachting community don’t guards. pean supertankers, with pany like Naval Guards, a private take pirates seriously enough. Instead, they might hire a crew more than 800 hostages. security outfit based in Britain “The feeling is that it is a big to take the risk for them, said Mat Those numbers grow whose guards escort vessels on wide ocean and no one can touch Sandys-Winsch of Direct Yacht each year. speedboats. you,” Sandys-Winsch said. Deliveries. But the international “That’s not true.” His company used to sail three They sent their first of three response has been limited, partly because the most promising remedies are intensely complicated and robi, Kenya, who trades feckless and corrupt. risky. he international response to the growth in ideas on anti-piracy strateIslamist rebels control much of the country. gies with other diplomats piracy incidents and the accompanying Warships dispatched Few Somalis think the and was instructed not to violence has been limited, partly because nation will stop being a war Western powers, includ- speak publicly about the zone any time soon. the most promising remedies are intensely ing the United States, have issues. The shipping industry “I could see the Ameri- complicated and risky. sent warships to cruise seems to know this. Somalia and the rest of the cans going after the pirate “Until things change on East African coast and dis- bosses, the organizers, maybe even blockade some The pirates used to stick allied to al-Qaida — and land, you have to come courage attacks. When a vessel is of the ports that they use,” relatively close to Somalia’s malnutrition, suffering and down very hard on them at death on a scale unseen just sea,” said Cyrus Mody, manshores. hijacked, ship owners cough he speculated. ager of the International “I don’t think the Ameriup a ransom, nowadays in But now, using “mother about anywhere else. Maritime Bureau in LonThe United States and the neighborhood of $5 mil- cans are going to invade ships” — hijacked vessels lion, and most of that cost Somalia, because of Iraq that serve as floating bases other Western powers are don. gets passed to the end user and Afghanistan, but they — they attack ships more pouring millions of dollars into Somalia’s transitional Frustrated shippers — consumers. can use local allies.” than 1,000 miles away. Until recently, most hosSometimes that puts government, an appointed Shipping companies are tages would emerge Special forces them closer to India than to body with little legitimacy frustrated, he said, because on the ground, in the hope, unharmed, albeit skinny home. The red zone now Another obvious possi- covers more than 1 million perhaps vain, that it can while many pirates are and pale from being locked apprehended at sea by forin a filthy room. The aver- bility would be U.S. military square miles of water, an rebuild the world’s most age time in captivity is special forces, who have area naval officers say is failed state and create an eign navies, the vast majoreconomy based on some- ity are typically released killed terrorism suspects in impossible to control. around six months. thing like fishing or live- unless they are caught in But recently the pirates Somalia. the act of a hijacking a ship stock. have been getting more The U.S. government Land operations Young men then might — which is a very narrow vicious; reports have isn’t revealing its plans but Piracy Inc. is a sprawl- be able to earn a living window because once emerged of beatings, of officials suggest — as long doing something other than pirates control a vessel, it’s being hung upside down, as they are not quoted by ing operation on land, too. extremely dangerous to even of being forced at gun- name — that the killings of It offers work to tens of sticking up ships. intervene. But the transitional govpoint to join in raids. the four Americans could be thousands of Somalis — “The laws have to be And last month the a game-changer. middle-managers, transla- ernment has been divided, pirates gunned down four “We get it,” said one tors, bookkeepers, mechanAmerican on a sailing State Department official. ics, gunsmiths, guards, boat yacht, including a couple “We get the need to reca- builders, women who sell from Seattle. tea to pirates, others who librate.” Any course of action, sell them goats. Retaliation coming? Somalia’s central govhowever, will confront two “I think there’s going to huge obstacles — the ernment collapsed more be some type of retaliation immensity of the sea and than 20 years ago, and now [to the four deaths],” said a the depth of chaos in Soma- its landscape includes droughts, warlords, fighters European diplomat in Nai- lia.
amended,” Mody said. “Why would a skiff be 800 miles off Somalia with a rocket-propelled grenade, a ladder and extra barrels of fuel? “What are they doing? Fishing? These people need to be arrested and prosecuted.”
Why not attack? Many people ask: Why not storm ashore and attack the pirate bases? These dens are well known. One pirate boss has been using millions of dollars in ransoms to build a landbased army that at first glance looks more disciplined and better equipped than Somalia’s national army. But the military option would not be pretty. The 800 or so captured seamen could be used as human shields.
Troop option risky And no Western country has shown an appetite to send troops to Somalia, not after the Black Hawk Down fiasco of 1993, when ragtag Somali militiamen downed two American helicopters and killed 18 elite American troops. And a military attack could easily backfire. “They might kill a few pirates, but more would certainly spring up to replace them,” said Bronwyn Bruton, who wrote a widely discussed essay on Somalia. “The replacements would probably be even angrier and more violent.” In her essay, she advised the international community to essentially pull out and let Somalis sort out their problems on their own.
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Newly listed cedar-sided 3 BR/2 BA home with attached 2-car garage and laundry/mud room. Dining area off kitchen w/slider to deck, kitchen with breakfast bar. Fully renovated with new laminate flooring throughout, freshly painted inside, large kitchen pantry, new range and hood: new ductless heat pump is effecient and economical. Flat 1.16 acres with irrigation water. $249,000 Call Gail 360-683-3900 / 477-9361
Terrific open, inviting home – 3 BR/2 BA, 2,550 SF. New dbl. carport. Extra large kitchen w/walkin pantry, island w/seating, breakfast bar, skylights. Formal dining, living, deck for BBQs or taking in the sun. MA BR w/sitting room/office, separate shower & tub. All rooms feature walk-in closets. $274,000 ML#242110 Call LORI or CHUCK
Custom built home in SunLand. Great floor plan offers two Master Bedrooms, living room and family room. Downstairs can be separate living space. Hardwood flooring, pantry, kitchen desk, workroom, wine room, workout/hobby room and large garage with golf cart space. $399,000 251154
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HOME IS READY FOR OCCUPANCY Private, tree-lined setting with circular driveway. 3 BR/2 BA and a spacious, attractive family room with laminate hardwood floor. Recently remodeled large kitchen with island is beautiful – creative, unique, light, very functional layout. Decks front and back. You must see to appreciate this totally upgraded home. $224,500 MLS#251786 Dan will greet you.
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AND THE HEAVENS OPENED! Exquisite attention to detail marks this beautiful custombuilt home judiciously designed with exceptional quality and features. Granite, tile, pecan cabinetry, media and smart connections, coved ceilings, much more! Gorgeous landscaping with water feature. Private 2 acres with expansive mtn views. $379,000. ML260377 Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY ATTENTION GOLFERS Great Sunland location on the 3rd fairway and just a short walk to the clubhouse and first tee. Beautiful townhouse with great curb appeal and very functional design. All rooms are very spacious including the master suite and laundry room. Great patio with southern exposure and retractable awning. The 2 car garage has a separate entry for a golf cart. $299,000. ML260327 Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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FIND YOUR SWEETHEART Super private location, just minutes from Port Angeles. Very light and bright with wall of picture windows facing Olympic Mt. Range. Vaulted ceilings, massive kitchen with Bleimeister cabinets and new appliances. 3,818 sf. Finished downstairs suitable for Mother-in-law apt. 3 car garage plus 2,500 sf RV/shop. Great for car enthusiast. Large pond, 8 raised garden beds. Flowers for all seasons. $479,900. ML252124. Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY FSBO, 2003, 3 Br., 1.75 ba, 1,188 sf on city lot, open floor plan, oversized single car detached garage, professionally landscaped, sprinkler system, huge patio, partly fenced, mtn. view from yard, many extras. $159,900. 452-9297. FSBO: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, carpet and tile throughout 5/8 acre lot with well and septic, garden, fruit trees and fenced front yard. Covered front/rear porches. Large two car garage w/attached shop area. 360-683-6703 or 303-495-0433. Offers accepted. GOLF COURSE VIEW! Custom built home in Sunland. Great floor plan offers two master bedrooms, living room and family room. Downstairs can be separate living space. Hardwood flooring, pantry, kitchen desk, workroom, wine room, workout/ hobby room, and large garage with golf cart space. $399,000. ML251154. Claire Koenigsaecker U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146
PRIVACY PLUS Close in convenience, just south of the city, this 3 Br., 2 bath contemporary with vaulted ceilings, wood stove, and gourmet kitchen, plus a large shop/garage. Just listed. $324,000. ML260379 Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY REDUCED PRICE One of a kind, gated Northwest contemporary home with amazing features. One level, open concept with large kitchen and gorgeous fire place. Water and mountain views, easy care landscaping, raised garden beds and a koi pond. Detached art studio makes this home the perfect place to work and live. Just glorious. $439,500. ML252371. Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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SPACIOUS SUNLAND HOME 3 Br., 2.5 bath on .43 acre lot in Sunland. Granite counters and cherry cabinets in kitchen. Master suite opens through french doors to nice yard, covered tile patio and gazebo. 3 car garage with 1,296 sf finished loft plus RV bay and shop. $650,000. ML93595/251378 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND TOO VIEW TO BE TRUE Monitor the harbor from your living room. Check out the ship traffic. Keep an eye on the Coast Guard. Rarely do you find a so-close-youcan-touch-it harbor view in this price. This single level, 3 Br., 1.5 bath home with cozy kitchen and compact dining room is great for starters or downsizers. $174,000. ML260221 Dick Pilling 417-2811 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Very well cared for home on a corner lot in a great neighborhood. Many amenities including fresh exterior pain and cedar deck, freestanding propane stove in the living room, off street RV parking pad, fenced back yard and detached finished shop/outbuilding. $174,900. ML242226. Shawnee Hathaway Ochs 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. Well kept home on 3.17 acres. Mountain view with pond, garden area and orchard, barn and Clallam ditch irrigation. Property is bordered by Matriotti Creek. $279,000. ML29093313/241623 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
WANT TO BUY home in Monterra community. 681-8536. Well maintained manufactured home on .45 acres. Fully fenced yard, sunroom off back porch, 2 car detached garage close to stored and bus line. New roof on both garage and home. $140,000. ML250465. Jennifer Felton 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
PRE-OWNED Used Manf Homes ‘94 3 Br. 28x66 ‘86 2 Br. 14x70 ‘84 3 Br. 24x56 ‘82 3 Br. 28x67 ‘81 2 Br. 24x52 ‘79 2 Br. 24x64 ‘79 3 Br. 24x66 Includes delivery and set up. Buy Rite Homes 360-681-0777 VERY NICE HOME In Green Acres and move-in ready. 2 Br. and a den/bonus room. Breakfast bar and eating area. Energy efficient heat pump. Concrete sidewalks all around the house for easy walking. Exterior repainted about 5 years ago. New roof approximately 6 or 7 years ago. Carport with attached storage shed. $49,900. ML260360 Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
2 LOTS FOR SALE by owner. Port Angeles lot at 222 W. Park Ave., half acre + close in town. Water, power, and sewer installed. Paved street, walk to Albertson’s and high school. $99,000. Owner financing. Diamond Point lot with water view, perc, water, $69,000. Owner financing. Call 253-549-3345.
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3 Br., 1.5 bath, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1,100 first, last, dep. Non-smk/dog ok w/restr. Contact Add: 1527 W. 10th St. 206-898-3252 CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, W/D hookup. $680. 417-6786. Charming Vintage 2 Br, 1 bath home, recent remodel with deck and 1 car detached storage garage. Remodeled with new bathroom, carpet,kitchen. W/D. $900/mo. First/last/ damage. Contact cell: 206-898-3252; H 360-437-8119 EAST P.A.: 2 Br. mobile home, $600. Small trailer, $450. 457-9844/460-4968
JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. H 1 br 1 ba......$450 A 1 br 1 ba......$500 A 2 br 1 ba......$600 H 2 br 1 ba..... $650 Studio/Furnished$800 A 3 br 1.5 ba...$925 H 4 br 2 ba.....$1200 HOUSES IN SEQUIM A 2 br 1 ba.......$725 H 2 br 1 ba.......$900 H 3 br 2.5 ba..$1000
More Properties at www.jarentals.com P.A.: 2+ Br., wood insert, garage. $850. 457-9878 am/eves. P.A.: 3 Br., 1.5 ba, rural, Strait view W/D hookup, no garage. $950. 360-775-5693. P.A.: 3 Br., 2 ba. Modern, new appliances. $895. 452-1395.
SEQUIM: Summer or year-round home. Spectacular water view and Protection Island. 2 Br., 2 ba., wraparound deck, hardwood floors. $1,100. 461-9058. W Sequim waterfrnt, 3 Br. no smoke/pets. $1,200. 683-5825. WANTED TO RENT Partial private dock for 14’ alum. boat with possible RV site, Lake Sutherland, June-Sept. Contact 360-640-1220 WEST PA: 3 Br., 2 bath, attach. garage. No pet/smoke. $950. 457-5766
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P.A.: Cherry Hill charmer. 3 Br., 2 ba, fenced, quiet, central. $950 mo. No smoking. Pet OK w/dep. 457-8421. 117 W 9th St. P.A.: Cozy 1 Br. cottage, no pets. $575 incl. util. 460-0575. P.A.: Cute 1 Br. nice area, recently remodeled, no smoke, small pet ok w/dep. $675. 452-4933. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 2+ Br., 1 bath. No smoking. Pets on approval. $800, 1st, last, dep. 683-8745 SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 ba. 2,600 sf, huge shop, near Wal-Mart, nice. $1,200. 681-2500. SEQUIM: 4 Br. mobile w/add on. 1st, last, dep. $900 each. No pets. 775-8856.
8TH ST. P.A.: 800 sf, ground floor, exc. parking, private office entrance, bath, terms neg. 457-1032 Between Seq./Carlsborg, 2,400 sf shop/ office. 683-1639. Office/Workshop/ Storage Spaces available. 300 sf up to 2,500 sf 360-683-3737 P.A. SALON: 5 stations, 800 sf, ground floor, exc. parking, high traffic, private office entrance, bath, terms neg. 457-1032 PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326
GARAGE: Lg. Happy Valley, Sequim. $250 mo. 461-2810.
BUILDING PERMITS Susan A. Blenk, demolition of manufactured home, 256 McBride Road, $1,000. Susan A. Blenk, replacement of manufactured home, 256 McBride Road, $57,000. Edward and Linda C. Chapman, installation of 120-gallon above-ground propane tank, 40 Penny Lane, $0. Justin Bruch, demolition of single family dwelling, 242071 W. U.S. Highway 101, $1,500. Loren and Jeanne Larson, single family dwelling with attached garage and above-ground propane tank, 371 Maletti Hill Road, $371,086. Mike Repko, heating system, 10 McCarter Place, $17,401. Ron Meyer, double-wide manufactured home placement, 272286 U.S. Highway 101, $35,700.
Port Angeles Port of Port Angeles, re-roof, 1520 Crtichfield Road, $3,200. First Church of Christ Scientist, re-frame and re-roof porch covering, 120 W. Eighth St., $3,542. Jack L. Huston, move toilet, shower, vanity, 1014 Georgiana St., $4,200. Neil Conklin, skylight, 118 E. First St., $1,500. City of Port Angeles, shed roof, 645 Ediz Hook Road, $20,000. Samuel J. Wood, detached garage, 620 E. Ninth St., $30,600. Matthew Teorey and Tara A. Demers, greenhouse, 1422 S. Cedar St., $1,180.
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL 4 acres on Mt. Pleasant Rd. with great mountain views. Rented older mobile, PUD water and power, three bedroom septic in place, sewer coming, $275,000, terms possible. Owner, 360-808-7107
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PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND Signed the deed for this land. This restored historic Victorian boasts large rooms, a great deal of storage and is perhaps a hobbyist’s heaven with a two story, water view shop and seven gardens that grace the back yard of this double lot. $349,900. ML250558. Doc Reiss 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
JUST A TEE AWAY Enjoy Sunland Golf Course from this 2,335 sf home, and that’s just the main level! Partially finished daylight basement with 1/2 bath and golf cart garage. Main level is 3 Br., 2 bath and has eat-in kitchen, formal dining, wood burning stove in family room and fireplace in living room. $269,000. ML260364 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
Multiple views on .62 private acres near schools and shopping. Great water/ mountain views from Del Guzzi built home with living rm, great room, rec rm. Laundry rm with back entry. Private entry on 1st floor. Shop. Warm, south facing, tiled patio. Fruit trees/garden. $334,000. 457-2796. NEW PRICE Charming 4 Br., 2 bath home on acreage in town. Nice updates with great features. Formal dining room area, separate living room, and family room. In addition to the carport with storage, home has a 3 bay detached garage with over 1,300 sf. Perfect for your toys! Great location just minutes from downtown. New Price! $309,900 Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY NEW ROOF AND FRESH PAINT! Cute 2 Br., 1.5 bath. Laminate floors, vinyl windows, fenced backyard, detached garage and freshly painted inside. This is a great house! priced to sell! $119,900. ML260234. Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Great 1960’s home on approximately 2 acres. 2 Br., 1 bath with double-sided fireplace, 2 car garage, outbuildings. Back of property on Dungeness River. This property would be a wonderful investment or starter home. $219,900. ML250991 Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
GREAT LOCATION! 3 Br., 2 bath home, elaborate master suite, views from every room, near the Sunland clubhouse, pond, water feature and fairway views. $345,000 ML149886/252282 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY Terrific open, inviting home. 3 Br., 2 bath, 2,550 sf. New double carport. Extra large kitchen with walk-in pantry, island with seating, breakfast bar, skylights. Formal dining, living, family, deck for BBQs, or taking in sun. Master Br. with sitting room/office, separate shower and tub. All rooms feature walk-in closets. $274,000. ML242110. Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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LOCATION & SIZE! 5 BD/2 BA, a true turn-key home with lots of charm & character. $249,900 MLS#251988 Stop by and Ania will give you a tour of this lovely home. Directions: 8th St. to South on Oak.
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GREAT REMODEL Beautiful 1,853 SF home with top-of-the-line kitchen and baths. Hardwood flooring in most of the living area. New fireplace insert in fireplace. This home has been completely gone through and it is now a show place. $245,000 MLS#260375 DIRECTIONS: Hwy 101 to River Rd. South on River Rd. to right on Secor to entrance of Dungeness Meadows. Continue down hill to 369 Dungeness Meadows
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Stanton Stevens, 250-gallon above-ground propane with fireplace and gas lines, $0. Willem Schaafsma Trust, swap-out 100-gallon above-ground propane tank, 792 Pioneer Drive, $0. Pope Resources, co-locate on existing tower, 1442 Shine Ridge Road, $6,000. Marc Mayney, stairs to beach, 2133 Oak Bay Road, $11,000. State of Washingon Parks, historical restoration and remodel of Fort Flagler Hospital within existing footprint, 10541 Flagler Road, $88,411. Jeffrey George, single family residence with attached garage, 472 S. Edwards Road, $150,309. Mike Coles, single family residence, 662 Cascara Drive, $150,000.llll Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, demolish and rebuild bathroom #2, 200 Battery Way, $300,000. Quality Food Centers Inc., 515 Sheridan St.,$302,500.
Department reports Area building departments report a total of 21building permits issued from Feb. 21-25 with a total valuation of $1,569,889: Port Angeles, 7 at $64,222; Sequim, 1 at $19,240; Clallam County, 7 at $483,607; Port Townsend, 2 at $602,500; Jefferson County, 7 at $400,320.
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Family Educator in Port Angeles Ful-time, 40 hours per week, temporary position. Must have a minimum of an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and experience working with preschool age children. Closes when filled. Apply online at www.olycap.org or call 360-385-2571. Infant Toddler Specialist in Port Hadlock Full-time, 35 hours per week, year round. Must have experience working with children ages birth-3 and have a minimum of a CDA for Infant/ Toddler Caregivers. Closes when filled. Apply online at www.olycap.org or call 360-385-2571. ARE YOU A GREAT SALESPERSON? Would you like to make great money and sell fun? We are looking for an honest, people person who has preferably RV or mobile home sales experience. We offer medical and dental, vacation and 401K. Call Cliff at Wilder RV for an appt. 360-457-7715. AUCTION: BAYVIEW MINI STORAGE, 12 noon on 3/9, 62 S. Bayview, P.A. Unit 45 and 79. 452-2400 to verify.
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BUICK: ‘67 Riveria. Drives good, restorable. $5,000. 460-0262 Chipper/Shredder MTD 8hp. $275. 765-3239
Add a little murder to your coffee! Port Angeles Community Player presents “Black Coffee” by agatha Christie, now through March 13. Information and tickets at www.pacommunityplayers.com. Adult Family Home RN Homecare near Sequim has a private room available. Dementia and elder care, respite. Competitive prices. 683-1967. PRENATAL YOGA Feel a sense of support and community with other pregnant women as you increase flexibility, strength, circulation and balance. A regular yoga practice can help to reduce swelling, insomnia, back and leg pain commonly associated with pregnancy. The class is safe for all three trimesters. 8-week class for expecting moms begins Sunday, March 13. For more information or to register, please e-mail Jennifer Veneklasen at email@example.com om or phone 360775-8746. Space is limited.
DODGE: ‘92 Caravan. New tires, battery, and trans. $2,200. 452-2615 EAST P.A.: 2 Br. mobile home, $600. Small trailer, $450. 457-9844/460-4968
FORD: ‘00 Ranger XLT super cab. 2 door, 4x4. Engine: V6, 3.0L Flex fuel, 134,000 miles, well maintained. $5,100/ obo. 452-1353.
Prepare for Firefighting Career Testing for Volunteers and Resident Volunteers Apr 1st and 2nd. Applications accepted through 3/18 by 3:30 p.m. www.ejfr.org for info and applications. East Jefferson Fire and Rescue, P.T. 360-385-2626
P-T ASSISTANT needed for Sequim financial advisor. Licensed sales assistants preferred. Interviews begin 3/10/11. E-mail resume to: assistants@advocate wealth.com
PUPPIES: Super cute Chihuahua/Min-Pin. Sweet and friendly. $50-$200. 360-963-2959 Quillayute Valley School District Is seeking a District Improvement Technical Assistance Contractor. The position announcement can be found on the district website, www.forks.wednet.e du, or contact QVSD Administration Office at 360-374-6262 ext. 267. The position closes on March 11, 2011. EOE. RN Experienced surgery pre-op/post-op, per diem. Send resume to Sequim Same Day Surgery, 777 N. 5th Ave. Suite 113, Sequim, WA 98382. ROTOTILLER: TroyBilt 7 hp rear tine tiller, electric start, excellent condition. $685/obo. Call Phil days 477-7136, eves. 452-2272. SEQUIM: 1 Br., 1 ba, on 10 ac. $750, utilities incl. No smoking/pets. 681-3087. SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 ba. 2,600 sf, huge shop, near Wal-Mart, nice. $1,200. 681-2500.
LOGGING: Exp. only. Yarder operator, hook tender, shovel operator, rigging slinger, and chaser with hand bucking and processing exp. Send resume to PO Box 392, Port Angeles, WA 98362 or email nwloggingjobs @aol.com. MISC: Chaise lounge, almost new, $280. Large marble top coffee table, $150. Kenmore dryer, like new $120. Women’s professional skates size 9, $50. 417-6717 MOUNTAIN BIKE Hardrock 21 speed and accessories, rarely used. $215/ obo. Call Phil days 477-7136 or eves. 452-2272. Mowers: Husqvarna, $22. Craftsman 15 hp, 42” 6 sp,
BIBLE TUTOR 683-9499 The public is invited to an Environmental Hearing and Open House on the Kitchen-Dick Rd. Widening Project Thursday, March 17 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Greywolf Elementary School.
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SALES + SERVICE IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Mt Angeles Memorial Park Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel Currently seeking self-motivated individuals for Family Service to staff our facilities We offer: Excellent income potential Comprehensive benefit package Thorough training (paid) Wage + Commissions + Bonuses Recession-proof industry Don’t reject what you don’t understand, give us a call to learn more about our tremendous Opportunity Preferably email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org THREE GALS 1/2 PRICE SALE 233 Cedar Park Lane (behind C’est si Bon) WANT TO BUY home in Monterra community. 681-8536. WANTED: Power boat, 20’-30’, w/trailer. Must be in good cond. 681-2189. WARM LEATHER SEATS IN A GMC ‘99 YUKON SL. New Les Schwab tires, white/gray, tow package, very good condition. Bought new at Ruddell’s. 1 owner, slips and records, 129K miles. $6,499. 683-7437. WEST PA: 3 Br., 2 bath, attach. garage. No pet/smoke. $950. 457-5766 Your first step to a beautiful lawn! Ground Control Lawn Care is now accepting applications for the upcoming season. Mowing, edging, weed and pest control. Professional work at reasonable rates. For a free estimate call 360-797-5782
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LOST: Camera. Brand new Canon. 417-5576 LOST: Cat. Orange male tabby, no collar, around P.A. High School. 417-8000. LOST: Dog. Beloved family dog, older female shepherd/lab mix, tumor on right flank. From Freshwater Bay area. If seen/found please call 460-5167 or 928-3982 LOST: Dog. Blue Heeler, mostly black with silver tail. Freshwater Bay Rd., P.A. 928-3178 GARAGE SALE ADS Call for details. 360-452-8435 1-800-826-7714
LOST: Dog. Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix, lt. brown w/white chest, not neutered. Last seen 2/25, 7 a.m., BIA hill in Neah Bay. $250 reward. 640-2000. LOST: Tackle box. Soft sided, black, end of October 2010, upper Elwha/Lake Mills area. 460-1937. LOST: Tigger. Classic, 5” tall, lanundry matt on 7th Ave., Sequim. 683-3623 Peninsula Classified 1-800-826-7714
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Infant Toddler Specialist in Port Hadlock Full-time, 35 hours per week, year round. Must have experience working with children ages birth-3 and have a minimum of a CDA for Infant/ Toddler Caregivers. Closes when filled. Apply online at www.olycap.org or call 360-385-2571. Family Educator in Port Angeles Ful-time, 40 hours per week, temporary position. Must have a minimum of an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and experience working with preschool age children. Closes when filled. Apply online at www.olycap.org or call 360-385-2571. Advocate for Dove House Advocacy Services. Provide crisis intervention and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual abuse including counseling, coordinating services, referrals, transportation, staffing 24 hr crisis line. The ideal candidate will have skills in counseling victims/survivors of domestic violence/ sexual assault, excellent interpersonal skills, confidentiality, computer skills, organization and time management abilities. Must pass background check. EOE. Fax resume to 360-3795395, or mail to P.O. Box 743, Port Townsend, WA 98368. ARE YOU A GREAT SALESPERSON? Would you like to make great money and sell fun? We are looking for an honest, people person who has preferably RV or mobile home sales experience. We offer medical and dental, vacation and 401K. Call Cliff at Wilder RV for an appt. 360-457-7715.
AIDES/RNA OR CNA Best wages, bonuses. Wright’s. 457-9236. AUTO SALESPERSON Koenig Chevrolet Subaru is looking for a highly motivated individual for our Auto Salesperson position. Excellent pay program and benefits. Contact Bill Koenig Chevrolet Subaru 457-4444
Be a part of our growing success! Join the only locally owned and managed mutual bank on the North Olympic Peninsula. We have the following opportunity in Port Angeles: • Personal Banker For a complete job description and to apply, please visit: www.ourfirstfed.com EOE
CAREER OPPORTUNITY SALES Immediate sales position is open at Wilder Toyota. If you are looking for a positive career change, like working with people and are income motivated, this could be for you. Whether you have sold cars or not, we have an extensive training program for your success. Joining the Wilder Team has great benefits: 401(k), medical and dental insurance, vacations and a great work schedule. Guaranteed income while you learn. Call Rick or Don for an appt. 457-8511.
CAREGIVERS Due to growth, new positions available. 408 W. Washington Sequim. 360-683-7047 office@ discoverymc.com
Clincal Pharmacy Program Manager Responsible for the development and oversight of clinical pharmacy programs, including practice agreements, clinical protocols; as well as pharmacy informatics projects. Must be licensed Pharmacist, with recent hospital experience. Pharmacy informatics and pharmacy automation background highly desired. Apply via email to: nbuckner@olympicm edical.org Fax 360-417-7307 or apply online at www.olympicmedical.org EOE
CAREGIVERS KWA Homecare. Call 452-2129.
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LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840.
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MARINA SUMMER HELP The Port of Port Angeles is seeking individuals interested in summer custodial and landscape maintenance positions at the John Wayne Marina in Sequim. There are two part time positions available both include weekend work. Applications and job descriptions may be picked up at the Port Admin Office, 338 West First Street, Port Angeles or online at www.portofpa.com Applications accepted through Friday, March 18th. Drug testing is required.
LPN/RN Director of Health Services. Full-time, benefits. Apply in person St. Andrews Place 520 E. Park Ave., P.A.
DISHWASHERS Downriggers, 115 E. Railroad, PA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Olympic Peninsula Humane Society Responsible for personnel, finances, operations, policy development/implementation, strong background in fundraising, grant writing, and organizational skills required. Submit letter of interest to search committee: OPHS, P.O. Box 3124, Port Angeles, WA 98362. No phone calls please. Family Medicine of Port Angeles is looking for a Phlebotomist or Medical Assistant, to work in the lab of our family practice office in Port Angeles. Successful candidate must have excellent computer and communication skills, ability to multi-task in a fast paced clinic. Lab experience is preferred. Good benefits and wages. Send resume to: 240 W. Front St. Ste A, Port Angeles, WA 98362. First Step seeking Child Care Manager, Maternity Support Services Behavioral Health Specialist, RN & Infant Case Manager. For description go to firststepfamily.org Send resumes to 325 East 6th Street, Port Angeles. Wages DOE. EOE. GARBAGE TRUCK DRIVER Olympic Disposal, a Waste Connections location is now hiring for a garbage truck driver in Port Angeles. This is a laborintensive position. Must have Class A or B CDL and 1+ yrs driving experience. Full-time, Mon.-Fri. $16.86/hr + family benefits. Apply online at: www.wasteconnectio ns.com Or call Laura at 360-695-0639 LOGGING: Exp. only. Yarder operator, hook tender, shovel operator, rigging slinger, and chaser with hand bucking and processing exp. Send resume to PO Box 392, Port Angeles, WA 98362 or email nwloggingjobs @aol.com.
NOW HIRING Insulation installers. Good driving record, work ethic, respectful. Apply in person at 261372 Hwy. 101, Sequim. 582-9600. Operator/ Laborer Local excavation/ landscape co. seeking highly motivated individual to grow with company, WSDL, trans req. Send resume: Peninsula Daily News PDN#200/Operator Pt Angeles, WA 98362 Prepare for Firefighting Career Testing for Volunteers and Resident Volunteers Apr 1st and 2nd. Applications accepted through 3/18 by 3:30 p.m. www.ejfr.org for info and applications. East Jefferson Fire and Rescue, P.T. 360-385-2626
NEW CAREER? If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding new career, we are in need of a highly self-motivated, goal driven, honest, dependable, professional sales person. We offer a great compensation plan, with 401K, medical, dental, and training. Send resume to: sales@ priceford.com
OFFICE SUPERVISOR Oversees 3 outpatient Physical Therapy clinics. Associate degree. Five years supervisory experience. One year in physical therapy office preferred. Complete an application at www.olympicmedical.org Human Resources Olympic Medical Center 939 Caroline Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 Fax: 360-417-7307 Email: jobs@ olympicmedical.org OPERATIONS MANAGER Wholesaler based in P.A. in need of operations manager to oversee accounting, business to business sales, and overall business operations. Candidate will need strong accounting skills, cost accounting, ability to solve problems and lead people. 5 yrs exp., BA in business or accounting preferred. Resume to: Peninsula Daily News PDN#199/Manager Pt Angeles WA 98362
Quillayute Valley School District Is seeking a District Improvement Technical Assistance Contractor. The position announcement can be found on the district website, www.forks.wednet.e du, or contact QVSD Administration Office at 360-374-6262 ext. 267. The position closes on March 11, 2011. EOE. SALES + SERVICE IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Mt Angeles Memorial Park Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel Currently seeking self-motivated individuals for Family Service to staff our facilities We offer: Excellent income potential Comprehensive benefit package Thorough training (paid) Wage + Commissions + Bonuses Recession-proof industry Don’t reject what you don’t understand, give us a call to learn more about our tremendous Opportunity Preferably email your resume to: email@example.com
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Operator/ Laborer Local excavation/ landscape co. seeking highly motivated individual to grow with company, WSDL, trans req. Send resume: Peninsula Daily News PDN#200/Operator Pt Angeles, WA 98362 P.A.: Cute 1 Br. nice area, recently remodeled, no smoke, small pet ok w/dep. $675. 452-4933.
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127 Cowardly Lion’s farmhand alter ego 128 Of the kidneys 129 Got together 130 Really smell 131 Ice cream brand 132 Nonplus 133 Until now DOWN 1 “Straight Up” singer Abdul 2 Bit of tonguewagging 3 Mescal source 4 Joker 5 Twitter source 6 Modern folklore 7 “Le __ d’Arthur” 8 Payoff 9 Do over, as a kitchen 10 “Are not!” comeback 11 Hardly big shots? 12 Like a bump on a log 13 Goddess of the hunt 14 Straightened up 15 New newts
P-T ASSISTANT needed for Sequim financial advisor. Licensed sales assistants preferred. Interviews begin 3/10/11. E-mail resume to: assistants@advocate wealth.com RN Experienced surgery pre-op/post-op, per diem. Send resume to Sequim Same Day Surgery, 777 N. 5th Ave. Suite 113, Sequim, WA 98382. RNA/CNA: Golden Years Personal Care, part-time/on-call, all shifts. 452-3689. ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840 The Quileute Tribe has several job opening, visit our website at quileutenation.org or call us at 360-3744366 for up to date job openings. WAIT STAFF/ BARTENDER Experienced only. Peninsula Golf Club. 457-7348
Best Choice Lawn Care. Maintenance and clean up. Free estimates. Sequim/ P.A. 360-683-6296. Handyman service. JTL Handyman services. All types of home & appliance repair and installations, Landscaping and lawn care available. No job to small, affordable prices, free estimates. Phone: 360-7971512 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Licensed, bonded, & insured contractor #JTLHAHS906Q3 Happy Day Cleaning. Residential, offices, move-outs, or moveins, recreational vehicles, excellent service with a positive attitude. 808-3017 for an estimate, Port Angeles and surrounding area. In Home Angel. I would love to help your or your loved one in your/their home. I am a Certified Nursing Assistant with 6 yrs. of experience. Sequim area only. Rate @ $15.00/Hr. Please call Deanna at 360-565-6271
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Experienced timber faller looking for work, excellent references, leave message 360-477-4733. HOUSE CLEANING Ask for Naomi. 461-1906 Math tutor K-8. Certified WA state teacher, math endorsement, $20/ hour, references, Sequim area only. 681-2659 Professional Computer Repair HelperTek.com - We offer courteous, professional computer repair and other IT related services at an affordable price. Visit us at helpertek.com or contact us at 775-2525 email@example.com om
Sewing. I Sew 4U Hemming, curtains, alterations, any project. Don't wait! Call me today! Patti Kuth, 417-5576 isew4u.goods.officeli ve.com I'm Sew Happy! Your first step to a beautiful lawn! Ground Control Lawn Care is now accepting applications for the upcoming season. Mowing, edging, weed and pest control. Professional work at reasonable rates. For a free estimate call 360-797-5782
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MISC: Large dining table with 4 chairs, light blond finish, $135. 2 matching coffee tables, 1 large $40, 1 small $30. Very nice, must see to appreciate. 681-4429
ENT. CENTER: Lg. 3 piece entertainment center, cherry wood, $150. 683-4430, afternoon or evenings. SET: Burl log furniture from Cody, WY. 5 pieces, large bookcase, armoire, 4 and 6 drawer dresser, night stand, maple tops. $2,100/obo all, willing to separate. 457-1483 SOFA: Reclining sectional sofa, brown leather with center console, excellent condition. $650/obo. 928-3356
8’ RETAIL GLASS DISPLAY CASE $300 or best offer 452-4200 Ask for Lisa ANTIQUE DOLL COLLECTION Bisque, Compo, Rubber, Skookum and more. $20-$900. Call for info and prices. Rounded china hutch, $100. Black farm table, $125. 360-379-2823 BADA BEAN! BADA BLOOM! 10th ANNIVERSARY Thurs., Mar. 17 All Day Specials, starting 5:30 a.m. $2 mint mochas, $2 green carnations, $2 tans Free Balloons, Raffle & Drawings 1105 E. Front St. P.A. CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 Chipper/Shredder MTD 8hp. $275. 765-3239 FARM DISK: 6’ pull type. $600. 452-3051 FENCE POSTS Cedar, peeled, 8’, $8 ea. 7’, $5 ea. Delivery available. 461-1996. FIREWOOD $185 cord. 360-477-8832 FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com Floor Loom: LeClerc 4 harness 36” floor loom. 20 dent reed, 3 boat shuttles. $500/ obo. 360-457-9037. FLOORING: White oak, clear, select, T&G, 3 1/4” wide, unfinished, from New England mill, 65 sf, $3.50 sf/obo. 681-8015
FREE: 3 yr. old Border Collie to a good home. Loves to work. 683-6527. GENERATOR: Coleman Powermate 18kw. Model PM0431800. Starts and runs great. No more than 10 hours running time on it. Very clean. Specs are: 120VAC; 12VDC; 15A; 60hz; $300 firm. 379-2989. GET READY FOR SPRING Remodeling? Furniture, Doors, Windows, Electric and Plumbing Fixtures, Construction Material, Garden Items, Paint. Donate & Shop. The Habitat Store, 728 E. Front St., Port Angeles. 417-7543 HOME GYM: Pacific Fitness Malibu home gum, multi-station, many features. $550. 461-2810 LEITZ FARMS, INC. Wood Stove Pellets $185 ton. 452-1400. MISC: Chaise lounge, almost new, $280. Large marble top coffee table, $150. Kenmore dryer, like new $120. Women’s professional skates size 9, $50. 417-6717 MISC: Frigid Air propane range, used 6 mo, fairly new, $300. Xbox, w/Rock Band drums, 2 guitars, $150. Lumber rack for full-sized truck w/utility box, $250. 452-1560 MISC: Generators (2) 5,000 watt, $350 ea. Concrete saw, Partner mark 2, with new blades, $700. 452-4820 MISC: Logan Intermediate mat cutter. Standrite easel. $75 ea. 681-0652. MISC: Pride Jazzy electric wheel chair, like new, indoor use only model #TSS300, low hrs. $1,300. Roller walker with seat, hand brakes $50. 452-3436 MOWER: Craftsman lawn mower, 17.5 hp, 6 speed transaxle. 7 years old. Still mows, or turn it into a racer! $600/obo, cash. 452-5626 MOWER: Craftsman lawn mower, 17.5 hp, 6 speed transaxle. 7 years old. Still mows, or turn it into a racer! $600/obo, cash. 452-5626
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Mowers: Husqvarna, $22. Craftsman 15 hp, 42” 6 sp, POOL TABLE Dynamo coin operated. $1,000/obo. 460-2768 RIDING MOWER: ‘08 Craftsman, 24 hp, 42” cut, less than 50 hrs. $1,200. 452-3051 ROTOTILLER: TroyBilt 7 hp rear tine tiller, electric start, excellent condition. $685/obo. Call Phil days 477-7136, eves. 452-2272. STAMP COLLECTION Uncirculated. Mint. 1960-1980’s. Many themes. $500 all, or separate. By appt. 460-2796 UTILITY TRAILER ‘07 33’, tandem axel g.n., deck length 25’, 14K lbs GVWR, 5’ spring loaded pop up, dove tail with 5’ ramps. $4,500. 452-5457, 808-3899
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ARIES (March 21-April 19): You’ll be inclined to overreact or take things the wrong way. Try not to indulge in self-pity. Look at the possibilities, not the impossible. Love, friendship or a business partnership will flourish if you offer what you know you do best. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t give in to a bully or manipulation. Letting others take over will lead to financial costs or delays that will stifle your plans. If you have reservations about someone, back away and take care of matters on your own. 3 stars GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Making personal changes to enhance your look, your attitude or your lifestyle should be on your agenda. Don’t overspend on someone or something that makes unrealistic promises. A day trip or spa visit will ease your stress. 4 stars
UTILITY TRAILER 8’x4’ bed, new tires, excellent condition, 2” ball joint, hitch, 4’ high fixed wood sides, fold down back ramp. $975. 683-9893
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Too much or too little will be the question of the day. Weigh the pros and cons but don’t put your financial position in jeopardy. Don’t feel you have to jump through hoops to impress someone. 2 stars
VACUUM: Rainbow SE vacuum/shampooer. $450. 670-6230
TV: 19” color Magnavox with remote. Works great! $50 or trade for good working clothes dryer. 681-4429.
MARCH IS GUITAR MONTH AT STRAIT MUSIC Our biggest guitar sale of the year. Up to 50% off. Introducing Guild and Grestch. New Fender Mustang amps. 452-9817. 800-256-9817 music@straitmusic. net
CARBINE: HK model 94, 9mm, Surefire, extra mags, case, excellent investment. $4,250. 582-9218.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll be feeling pretty good if you indulge in a physical challenge that inspires, motivates and stimulates. Taking part in a new experience, trip or activity will bring you added confidence. Share your plans and form new partnerships. 5 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Put your time, energy, love and compassion into dealing with the people you care about most. Making your home more conducive to your lifestyle will help you speed up your everyday routine but, before you make a purchase, do your research. 3 stars LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): It’s all about love, romance, family, friends and your home. Have a fun day with the people you cherish. The approval you receive from others will result in financial and personal freedom. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take time to flush out an idea or work on a project that will make your life better. Be the one to take action first and everyone who counts will follow. Believe in your ability. 3 stars SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Don’t let someone else’s change of plans throw
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MOUNTAIN BIKE Hardrock 21 speed and accessories, rarely used. $215/ obo. Call Phil days 477-7136 or eves. 452-2272.
AUCTION: BAYVIEW MINI STORAGE, 12 noon on 3/9, 62 S. Bayview, P.A. Unit 45 and 79. 452-2400 to verify.
SCUBA DIVING 6 lg. underwater camera housings, collecctibles. $150. 681-4218
STORAGE Sale: Sat.Sun., 9-3 p.m., Monte English Self Storage C30, on Hwy. 101 next to winery. Multi-family. Lots of new things.
SHOT GUN: H & K Benelli M-1 Super 90, 12 ga, 3” mag, semi-auto. $750. 460-6892
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WANTED: Quality items in good condition for garage sale on 6/4. No clothing or shoes. Profits benefit WAG, local dog rescue. For pickup call 452-8192
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3 PARTY GARAGE Sale: Sat., 9-3 p.m., Sun., 10-2 p.m. Corner of Airport Rd. and Hwy 101. Household, tools, furniture, antiques, collectibles.
you off-course. Let a dispute pass without retaliation. There is no point in fighting a battle with someone who is not willing to compromise. Focus on those who appreciate you. 5 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Don’t over- or underestimate anything or anyone you care about. Looking at whatever you face honestly is the only way you can possibly come out unscathed. Rely on your past to help you make the right choice now. 2 stars AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Do for others what has been done for you in the past. Offer your assistance and understanding by listening and giving encouragement. An interesting relationship will develop with the potential for a serious commitment. 4 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t take on someone else’s burden. It’s better to start fresh. Aggressive action will be necessary. Be prepared to face adversity by relying on your versatility to outmaneuver an opponent. 3 stars
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BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Fill dirt/ rock, Mt. Pleasant Rd. 360-640-0556. WANTED: Needed cinder blocks. 461-0663 after 3 p.m.
AKC Alaskan Malamute Puppies. AKC Champion Bloodlines, Loving and Adorable, $1,000. 360-701-4891 PEKINGESE/ SHIH-TZU PUPPIES 6 wks. old males, ready to go, need good home. $350 ea. 452-9553
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PITBULL PUPS Ready in 1 week, 3 females, 2 males. $300 ea. 683-5943 or 360-780-0021.
PUPPIES: Blue Heeler. $350 females, $300 males. 452-8713
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Indoor Garage Sale Rain or Shine. Kala Point Fri.-Sun., March 4th-5th, 9-4 p.m. March 6th 1-4 p.m. 211 Baycliff Dr. Left at stop sign off Kala Point Dr. Furniture, beds, sofas, tables, wool rug, chairs, cherry dropleaf table, curio cabinet, mirror, framed art, chandelier, ping pong/air hockey table, TVs, micro-wave, dog run, etc.
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SNOW AND ICE GONE... MAYBE, WE HOPE! Fruit trees, flowering trees, blueberries, cypress, and deer fencing. G&G Farms, off Taylor Cutoff Rd., Sequim. 683-8809.
PUPPIES: Super cute Chihuahua/Min-Pin. Sweet and friendly. $50-$200. 360-963-2959
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5TH WHEEL: â€˜04 27â€™ Jayco. Big slide, sleeps 6-8, barely used, in great shape. Priced to sell at $10,900. 461-9054. 5TH WHEEL: Terry. $2,500. 808-5722
5TH WHEEL: Terry. $2,500. 808-5722
5TH WHEEL: â€˜99 25â€™ Artic Fox. $10,850. This particular fifth wheel is heavily insulated and ideal for the great northwest. Rv cover included. Please call for more information. 360-732-7540
Barn-stored, local grass hay. $4/Bale. 683-3518, 460-7020 HAY: Good quality grass hay, $5.50 bale. 461-5804. MISC: Ducks, Rowen and Swedish, $5 ea. Geese, Toulouse, $10 ea. Polish rooster, $5. 681-2486. PRIME LOCAL HAY $3.75 bale. Volume discount. 681-0107.
HORSES: 15 yr. old half quarter half Arab pinto mare, $1,000. 6 yr. old Curley gelding, $800. Both include tack. 360-797-3189
ARISTOCRAFT: 19â€™ 120 OMC, Merc 2 outdrive, rebuilt eng. $900/obo. 683-1415. Livingston Model 12T Resort, seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer, extras, show room condition. $6,800. 681-8761 OWENS: 16â€™ I/O, 125 hp Mercury motor, needs work. $700/ obo. 681-0828. TOLLY: â€˜66 38â€™. Twin 318s, 200 hrs., loaded. Trade for 20â€™ alum. $25,000. 360-770-2410 TROPHY: â€˜06 21â€™ model 2002. Walkabout, Alaskan pkg., 150 hp Mercury, 15 hp kicker, downriggers, radar, 2 depth finders, GPS, Winless, 2 canvas tops, many extras. $39,995. 681-0717. WANTED: Power boat, 20â€™-30â€™, w/trailer. Must be in good cond. 681-2189.
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SEMI-END DUMP â€˜85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153.
HONDA: â€˜02 VTX 1800 R. Candy apple red, excellent condition, garaged, 13K miles, new tires, custom seat by Richs, saddle bags, windshield, road guards, Cargo box. Aux lights, sissy seat with back, many extras. $8500/OBO. 360-797-1254
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APOLLO: â€˜07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558.
HONDA: â€˜03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282. HONDA: â€˜03 Shadow 600cc. Saddlebags, 2,400 miles, showroom quality, stored in heated area. Health forces sale. $3,500. 385-2065 HONDA: â€˜85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. HONDA: â€˜95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023. KAWASAKI: â€˜09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973. QUAD: â€˜04 Kawasaki 700 KFX. Very good shape. $3,200/obo. 461-2056
V-STAR: â€˜08 1300 Tourer. Silver/gray with 8,000 miles, 48 mpg, nice clean bike. Asking $5,900. Call Mike, 360-683-7445 eves.
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MOTOR HOME: â€˜03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40 ft. 3 slides, 6 speed Allison trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner stovetop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table,light oak interior, washer/drier hookup, 6 KW generator, leveling sys, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k) gently used, non smokers. $108,000/obo 360-683-3887
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CHEV: â€˜94 Blazer Silverado 4WD. Very good cond., 5.7L, auto, ABS, all power, tinted, air, tow pkg., luggage carrier, 177K $3,800. 457-8917. DODGE â€˜03 DURANGO SLT 4X4 4.7 liter V8, auto, after market alloy wheels, Flowmaster exhaust, tow package, roof rack, privacy glass, power windows, door locks, mirrors and drivers seat, cruise, tilt, air, CD/ cassette stereo, compass/temperature display, dual front airbags. Priced under Kelley Blue Book. Only 85.000 miles! Sparkling clean inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today! $8,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com DODGE â€˜96 D2500 CLUB CAB LONG BED 4X4 5.9 liter Cummins 12V turbo diesel, auto, alloy wheels, matching canopy, spray-in bedliner, tow package, airbags, camper ties, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, CD stereo, cruise, tilt, air. Only 111,000 miles! Clean Carfax! Great condition! Stop by Gray Motors today! $11,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
DODGE: â€˜07 Ram 2500 quad cab 4x4, turbo diesel, 6.7L, auto, 56K. $26,995. 971-226-0002
TRAILER: â€˜02 25â€™ Layton. Excellent condition. Call for details. $8,500. 928-2404, evenings
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CHEV: â€˜79 4x4 short box, new â€˜351â€™, lift kit, mags. $1,600/ obo. 452-2275.
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FORD: â€˜95 F350. Service body, 145K mi., 5.8L V8, auto. $2,850. 461-1835.
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DODGE: â€˜79 Stake, with HD dump bed. $2,700/obo. 452-4820
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LINCOLN: â€˜95 Town Car. Runs good, drivable, needs some work. $1,200. 461-1996 MAZDA: â€˜08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MAZDA: â€˜94 Miata. Red, 5 speed, 99K, runs good. $3,500. 360-437-0428. NISSAN: â€˜05 Altima. Excellent condition. $9,800. 775-340-2652 TOYOTA â€˜02 CAMRY LE V6, auto, gray cloth interior, power locks and windows, air, cruise. Lowest in house financing guaranteed! 90 day same as cash! $8,995 The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788
TOYOTA: â€˜03 Sequoia. Immac., runs perf, Carfax, all eqpt + rear A/C, dual pwr sts, moonroof (slide, tilt), run brds, priv glass, grill grd, tow pkg, alloys, wnd deflects, 2 rem keys, sir XM & boost, grt tires. 133K. Can't beat this deal! $11,000/obo. 360-461-1595 VW: â€˜00 New Beetle. 1.8 liter turbo, only 25K mi. on factory purchased motor. Sunroof, ABS, loaded. $4,200.385-2318 VW: â€˜70 Karmann Ghia. Project. $700. 681-2382 VW: â€˜71 Camper. Good cond. $2,500. 360-820-0339
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Summary of Ordinance Adopted by the Port Angeles City Council On March 1, 2011 Ordinance No. 3423 This Ordinance of the City of Port Angeles, Washington amends Chapter 2.40 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to the Port Angeles Forward Committee. Ordinance No. 3424 This Ordinance of the City of Port Angeles, Washington revises Chapter 15.08 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code regarding Shoreline Conditional Use Permits. The full texts of the Ordinances are available at City Hall in the City Clerk’s office, on the City’s website at www.cityofpa.us, or will be mailed upon request. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. These Ordinances shall take effect five days following the date of publication by summary. Janessa Hurd City Clerk Pub: March 6, 2011 CITY OF PORT ANGELES PUBLIC NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION AND On February 25, 2011, the City of Port Angeles received a shoreline substantial development permit application to allow work within a shoreline area within the City’s Industrial Heavy (IH) zone. The proposal is to demolish and remove several derelict structures over Tumwater Creek and replace an existing bridge at the mouth of the Creek. The application was determined to be complete on February 28, 2011. The site is legally described as being in Section 3, Township 31 North, Range 6 W.W.M, Port Angeles, Washington, and is generally described as being located immediately northeast of the intersection of Marine Drive and the Tumwater Access Road. Written comments on the proposed development must be submitted in writing to the Port Angeles Department of Community & Economic Development, P.O. Box 1150, Port Angeles, Washington, 98362, no later than April 5, 2011. The PORT ANGELES PLANNING COMMISSION will conduct a public hearing on the proposal on APRIL 13, 2011, 6 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, 321 East Fifth Street. The application materials may be reviewed at the City’s Department of Community & Economic Development. Interested parties are invited to attend the meeting, make comment on the application, and may request a copy of the decision once it is made. City Hall is accessible for persons with disabilities. STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT: It is anticipated that a previously issued Determination of Non Signficance (DNS) issued for an earlier project that identified the same work (that project approval expired) will be adopted for the proposal following the required review period that ends on April 5, 2011. APPLICANT: PORT OF PORT ANGELES LOCATION: Tumwater Creek Bridge – immediately north and east of the intersection of Tumwater Access Road and Marine Drive, Port Angeles, Washington For additional information please call Scott Johns at (360) 417-4752. Pub: March 6, 2011
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Notice: The Clallam County Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in the Clallam County Treasurer’s conference room for a regular meeting. The meeting will be in Suite 3 of the Clallam County Courthouse located at 223E. 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Pub: March 6, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Housing Authority of the County of Clallam The HACC has drafted its’ FY 2012 Annual Plan. In accordance with US Department of Housing & Urban Development regulations, a Public Hearing on this matter will be held at the HACC office at, 2603 S. Francis Street, Port Angeles, Washington, on the 15th day of April 2011 at 10:00 a.m. The revised Annual Plan is available for the public to review at the HACC office from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 9:00 am to noon on Friday. Pub: Feb. 27, March 6 2011
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Brinnon School District Board of Directors announces a vacancy and informs interested residents of the school district that they may apply to fill an unexpired term ending in November 2011. Interested applicants may request an application by calling Dalila Dowd at (360) 796-4646. Applications must be submitted to Brinnon School District, 46 Schoolhouse Rd., Brinnon, WA 98320 by March 16, 2011. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, a registered voter and reside in Brinnon. Pub: March 6, 2011
File No.: 7777.12579 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-HE3 Grantee: Greg Pelham and Darla Pelham, husband and wife Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 507972 Tax Parcel ID No.: 942 900 902 Abbreviated Legal: Lots 1-5 & E10' of 6, Blk 9, Chalmer's 2nd Add. Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On April 8, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street in the City of Port Townsend, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Jefferson, State of Washington: Lots 1 through 5, inclusive, and the East 10 feet of Lot 6 in Block 9 of Chalmer's Second Addition to Irondale, as recorded in Volume 3 of Plats, Page 9, records of Jefferson County; situate in the County of Jefferson, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 80 FRAYNE STREET PORT HADLOCK, WA 98339 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 01/28/06, recorded on 01/31/06, under Auditor's File No. 507972, records of Jefferson County, Washington, from Greg Pelham and Darla Pelham, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Bishop & Lynch of King County, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for WMC Mortgage Corp., as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-HE3, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor's File No. 541511. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 12/30/2010 Monthly Payments $15,857.15 Late Charges $622.08 Lender's Fees & Costs $3,054.62 Total Arrearage $19,533.85 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $250.00 Title Report $756.63 Statutory Mailings $74.19 Recording Costs $65.00 Postings $419.06 Sale Costs $842.24 Total Costs $2,407.12 Total Amount Due: $21,940.97 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $191,137.20, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 12/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on April 8, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS GREG PELHAM 80 FRAYNE STREET PORT HADLOCK, WA 98339 DARLA PELHAM 80 FRAYNE STREET PORT HADLOCK, WA 98339 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 04/12/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 04/14/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 12/30/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 980090997 Contact: Heather L. Smith (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7777.12579) 1002.152966-FEI Pub: March 6, 27, 2011
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC TIMBER SALE Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Olympic Region at (360)374-6131 or by visiting the Region Office at Forks or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia. Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Olympic Region Office, Forks, WA on March 23, 2011. BOUNDARY CREEK MIX, App. No. 086134, approximately 10 miles by road southwest of Joyce, WA on part(s) of Sections 9, 10, 15 and 16 all in Township 30 North, Range 9 West, W.M., comprising approximately 2,260 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $664,000.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 1, App. No. 086727, comprising approximately 787 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $401,370.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 10, App. No. 086736, comprising approximately 469 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $363,790.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 11, App. No. 086737, comprising approximately 25 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $6,900.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 12, App. No. 086738, comprising approximately 156 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $36,400.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 13, App. No. 086739, comprising approximately Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $0.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 2, App. No. 086728, comprising approximately 642 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $333,680.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 3, App. No. 086729, comprising approximately 564 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $269,720.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 4, App. No. 086730, comprising approximately 1,353 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $662,970.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 5, App. No. 086731, comprising approximately 55 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $25,850.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 6, App. No. 086732, comprising approximately 133 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $52,850.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 7, App. No. 086733, approximately 0 miles by road on part(s) of , W.M., comprising approximately 359 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $166,940.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 8, App. No. 086734, comprising approximately 173 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $147,050.00. This sale is Export Restricted. JOYCE DRY SORTS 9, App. No. 086735, comprising approximately 24 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $28,560.00. This sale is Export Restricted. NORTH NOLAN, App. No. 086140, approximately 18 miles by road south of Forks, WA on part(s) of Sections 9, 15 and 16 all in Township 16 North, Range 12 West, W.M., comprising approximately 4,066 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $1,100,000.00. This sale is Export Restricted. NOTICE OF PUBLIC TIMBER SALE Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Olympic Region at (360) 374-2800 or by visiting the Region Office at Forks or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia. Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Olympic Region Office, Forks, WA on March 23, 2011. OFFICIAL NOTICE OF DATE AND PLACE FOR COMMENCING AN APPEAL: Notice is given under SEPA, RCW 43.21C.075, WAC 197-11-680 of Department of Natural Resource’s action described in (4) below. 1. Any person whose property rights or interests will be affected and feels himself aggrieved by the Department action may appeal to the County Superior Court within 30 days of March 1st, 2011 pursuant to RCW 79.02.030. 2. Any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of noncompliance with the provisions of RCW 43.21C (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before April 1st, 2011. 3. Pursuant to WAC 197-11-680(4)(d), no appeal may be filed under RCW 43.21C more than 30 days after the date in (1) above, unless an appeal was filed under RCW 79.02.030 as in (1) above. 4. Description of Department Action: Approval for sale of the proposed timber sale(s), shown above. 5. Type of environmental review under SEPA: A determination of non-significance or mitigated determination of non-significance was issued for each timber sale. 6. Documents may be examined during regular business hours at the Region Office of the Department of Natural Resources and at Olympia Headquarters, Product Sales & Leasing Division, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7016, (360) 902-1340. This notice filed by: Drew Rosanbalm Pub: March 6, 2011
Legals Clallam Co.
Legals Clallam Co.
Legals Clallam Co.
File No.: 8318.20044 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Sound Community Bank Grantee: Amanda Deckard and Denise Fisher, wife and husband Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 20061187778 Tax Parcel ID No.: 0230165402240000 Abbreviated Legal: LT. 17 BK Q 8/41 Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On March 18, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Real Property Located in County of Clallam, State of Washington. Described as follows: Lot 7, Block Q Fourth Plat of Sunshine Acres. According to Plat thereof Recorded in Volume 8 of Plats, Pages 41 and 42, Records of Clallam County Washington. Situate in the County of Clallam. State of Washington. Commonly known as: 203 Salal Way Sequim, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 09/08/06, recorded on 09/15/06, under Auditor's File No. 20061187778, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Amanda Deckard and Denise Fisher, wife and husband, as Grantor, to Clallam Title company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Sound Community Bank, as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 12/13/2010 Monthly Payments $3,568.00 Late Charges $96.03 Total Arrearage $3,664.03 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $675.00 Title Report $625.46 Statutory Mailings $17.36 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Total Costs $1,401.82 Total Amount Due: $5,065.85 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $148,140.64, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 08/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on March 18, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 03/07/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 03/07/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 03/07/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Amanda Fisher AKA Amanda Deckard 203 Salal Way Sequim, WA 98382 Amanda Fisher AKA Amanda Deckard PO Box 2783 Sequim, WA 98382 Denise Fisher 203 Salal Way Sequim, WA 98382 Denise Fisher PO Box 2783 Sequim, WA 98382 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 11/02/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 11/03/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 12/13/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Winston Khan (425) 586-1900. (TS# 8318.20044) 1002.175845-FEI Pub: Feb. 13, March 6, 2011
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2011
Legals Clallam Co.
Legals Clallam Co.
Legals Clallam Co.
File No.: 7763.28454 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association successor in interest to Washington Mutual Bank Grantee: Joe E. Fuson, an unmarried individual, Christine McDonald, an unmarried individual Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2004 1135214 and re-recorded 7/27/04 as 2004 1138217 Tax Parcel ID No.: 063000024168 Abbreviated Legal: LOT 12 BK 241, TPA Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On April 8, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot 12, Block 241, Townsite of Port Angeles, Clallam County, situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 1035 West 8th Street Port Angeles, WA 98363 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 06/03/04, recorded on 06/11/04, under Auditor's File No. 2004 1135214 and re-recorded 7/27/04 as 2004 1138217, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Joe E. Fuson and Christine L. McDonald, both unmarried individually as a separate estate, as Grantor, to Clallam Title, a Washington corporation, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Washington Mutual Bank, a Washington corporation, as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 01/03/2011 Monthly Payments $4,820.80 Late Charges $159.81 Lender's Fees & Costs $164.12 Total Arrearage $5,144.73 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $607.50 Title Report $417.34 Statutory Mailings $19.56 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,128.40 Total Amount Due: $6,273.13 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $70,888.32, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 05/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on April 8, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Joe E. Fuson 1035 West 8th Street Port Angeles, WA 98363 Christine L. McDonald 1035 West 8th Street Port Angeles, WA 98363 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 11/30/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 12/01/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 01/03/2011 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 980090997 Contact: Chris Ashcraft (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7763.28454) 1002.178027-FEI Pub: March 6, 27, 2011 File No.: 7763.28383 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Grantee: Richard A. Beck and Monica A. Beck, each as to an undivided one-half interest Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2004 1144621 Tax Parcel ID No.: 063010509030 Abbreviated Legal: Lt 8 SP, 13/37 Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On April 8, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot B of Short Plat recorded in Volume 13 of Plats, page 37 under Auditor's File No. 546328, records of Clallam County, Washington, being a Short Plat of Lots 1, 2 and 3, Block 8, Puget Sound Cooperative Colony's Second Addition to Port Angeles, as per plat recorded in Volume 1 of Plats, page 12, records of Clallam County, Washington. Situate in Clallam County, Washington. Commonly known as: 336 Whidby Avenue Port Angeles, WA 98362 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 09/30/04, recorded on 11/02/04, under Auditor's File No. 2004 1144621, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Richard A. Beck and Monica A. Beck, as tenants in common, as Grantor, to Clallam Title Company, a Washington corporation, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Washington Mutual Bank, a Washington corporation, as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 12/29/2010 Monthly Payments $5,888.52 Late Charges $213.42 Lender's Fees & Costs $253.00 Total Arrearage $6,354.94 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $607.50 Title Report $603.78 Statutory Mailings $44.72 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,340.00 Total Amount Due: $7,694.94 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $145,699.59, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 06/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on April 8, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 03/28/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Richard A. Beck 336 Whidby Avenue Port Angeles, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Richard A. Beck 336 Whidby Avenue Port Angeles, WA 98362 Monica A. Beck 336 Whidby Avenue Port Angeles, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Monica A. Beck 336 Whidby Avenue Port Angeles, WA 98362 Richard A. Beck 7032 21st Avenue Northwest Seattle, WA 98117 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Richard A. Beck 7032 21st Avenue Northwest Seattle, WA 98117 Monica A. Beck 7032 21st Avenue Northwest Seattle, WA 98117 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Monica A. Beck 7032 21st Avenue Northwest Seattle, WA 98117 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 11/22/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 11/24/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 12/29/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Chris Ashcraft (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7763.28383) 1002.177638-FEI Pub: March 6, 27, 2011
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Husband needs help with depression, alcohol abuse DEAR JOHN: I married “Andy” two years ago. A week later, we moved to Scotland for Andy’s new job. I gave up my career, car and life as I knew it. After three months, Andy decided that it was a terrible place and wanted to come home to New York. We did, but he was soon let go because there was no position left for him in the company. Since then, we’ve stopped having sex because he’s never in the mood. I got him to go to a doctor who put him on antidepressants. Unfortunately, he also drinks. Recently, I found out that Andy has been cheating on me. I left him, but he calls
into an emotional tailspin. He needs more than a pill; he needs counseling to get to the root of his depression and to confront his substance abuse. Encourage him to John Gray talk to his doctor about his drinking and medication, which could be a me up crying every day. He fatal combination. says he’ll behave if I just Have an honest concome back. versation with Andy I do really love him. about your needs. That’s why I married him. Start with a joint visit Can Andy ever change? to a relationship coun— What’s Next? selor. Then get his comin Keene, N.H. mitment to quit drinking, see a job counselor Dear Next: From what and be monogamous. you’ve written, I would assume Andy’s disappoint- Give him a timetable in which to get back to you ment in his job and subsewith his decision. quent layoff has put him
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Women’s stories show no right time to marry IF TODAY’S COLUMN proves one thing, it’s that you can be a cleareyed realist at 18 and a starry-eyed optimist at 36. All of which proves: There’s no right time to marry . . .
When I first married, I was 36 and Todd was a very serious 29-year-old. We’d met three years earlier in a neighborhood bar that I’d been going to for a long time. We pretty much hit it off right away. I left that night figuring I’d see him there soon, but I actually didn’t see him for a couple of months. When I did see him again, he remembered me and my name, but I couldn’t remember his, which should have been a sign because I’m really good at remembering names. To make a long story
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short, he ended up moving into my apartment when his lease was up. We lived together for three years before we got engaged. There were so many signs this marriage should never have happened, but I ignored them. Here are some examples of those signs: He wasn’t an animal lover. He wasn’t a Cubs, Sox or Bears fan, since he was from St. Louis. I thought these things would magically change. Ha-ha-ha. I’m not quite sure what planet I was on, thinking that. Of course, there were some more serious things that happened during the course of our marriage, which lasted almost 14 years. One important thing I realized too late was that if drinking and partying are pretty much the only things you have in common, the relationship will never last. Cheryl, I know all your readers are going: “Duh? No kidding.” Sadly, it took me a long time to realize that. I’ve now been married for almost seven years to a wonderful guy I met online. He’s truly my soulmate, and we have so much in common it’s amazing. They always say oppo-
sites attract, but not in my case. I’ve never been happier, for which I will forever be thankful and will forever feel blessed.”
Denise We married at 19, and we’ll be celebrating our 30th anniversary this year. While my husband may not be perfect, I have no illusions that anyone out there is. By ditching him and hooking up with someone else, I may get rid of some annoyances, but new ones would surely take their place. Perhaps my life would have been a bit better if I hadn’t married him, but more than likely, it would have been far worse. Since we had already been dating a couple of years, I don’t think continuing the pattern of dating and then marrying later would have made any difference. We have three fantastic kids who wouldn’t be here if we hadn’t married when we did. My steadfast rules throughout the marriage have been if he ever cheated on me or hit me, it would be over. Anything other than that could be worked out. Realistic expectations are definitely the key. Save the romantic idealism for daydreams.
________ 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 Woman.
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All about the kids
Mary Budke talks with Conleth Jackson, 8, in the gymnasium at the Carroll C. Kendall Boys & Girls Club in Sequim.
‘Lunch lady’ ascends to director at Boys & Girls Clubs By Diane Urbani for
SEQUIM — Ever since she was the only girl on the boys’ team, Mary Budke has been one to go the distance. Budke, 51, looks after some 360 youngsters every weekday at two locations: the Sequim and Port Angeles units of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula. She took a short break recently for lunch with a reporter and, with some prodding, described the circuitous road that
brought her here. “I was a lunch lady,” she begins. Back in 2004, Budke was working in the kitchens at both Helen Haller Elementary School and the Boys & Girls Club in Sequim — while earning a Master of Science in education from Old Dominion University.
Going the distance She learned about stamina while growing up in Casper, Wyo. As a teenager, she loved to run, and joined the track and cross-
country teams despite the fact that not many girls did such things back in the mid-1970s. Upon graduation from high school in 1978, Budke won a fullride athletic scholarship to Idaho State University in Pocatello. There, she earned a dual degree in sociology and history, in hopes of becoming a teacher. But the dean of the liberal arts college discouraged her from that profession, and Budke switched her sights to a career in law. Those plans changed, too, when she and her husband, Ste-
ven Budke, welcomed their first son, Brennan, into the world in 1988. Fast-forward a decade and a half, when Budke was at last poised to apply for a teaching job in the Sequim School District. She had completed her master’s degree at Old Dominion — after driving every Friday and Saturday to the satellite campus in Bangor. This was 2006; Brennan was 17 and his brother Spencer 13. Then Todd Bale, then the Boys & Girls Clubs’ executive
director, asked Budke if she would consider starting a program for kindergartners at the Sequim club. She was more than interested. As director of KinderKids, she created the Monday-through-Friday program providing music, art, physical fitness, social studies and science activities plus lunch and snacks for 5- and 6-year-olds. Budke also authored a grant application that brought the new program $7,500 from the Qwest Foundation. Turn
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Jean and Bob Steele today.
The Steeles Chris Tucker/for Peninsula Woman
Mary Budke, right, chats with Harley Davidson, 12, left, and Lilly Allen, 14, at the Carroll C. Kendall unit of the Boys & Girls Club in Sequim.
Budke: Perseverance Continued from 3 When Bale resigned in 2007, she was promoted to Sequim unit director, and became supervisor of the 25,000-square-foot club where hundreds of 5- to 18-year-olds come after school. Then, last May, Boys & Girls Clubs Executive Director Bob Schilling abruptly resigned, and Budke was asked to step in as interim chief.
Permanent director After a nearly six-month search that yielded 45 candidates, Budke was named permanent executive director in November. Upon her hiring, she vowed to keep on with her kid-centered work, “with a vengeance.” The Boys & Girls Clubs require of their leader exactly that: a brand of passion that doesn’t burn out. These buildings, at 400 W. Fir St. in Sequim and at 2620 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles, are meant to be refuges for any child or teenager who needs, as the
Upcoming club events THE BOYS & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, with units in Port Angeles and Sequim, are planning numerous events this month and next. First comes a “Smart Girls” sleepover for 11- and 12-year-old girls next Friday, March 11, at the Sequim club; then on March 25, the club will offer another Parents’ Night Out. This means moms and dads — from anywhere in Clallam County — can bring their children age 5 and older to the Sequim unit, where the youngsters will enjoy activities, a movie and a meal and snacks from 6 p.m. till 10 p.m. The fee is $12 for one child and $10 for each additional child from one family. Spring Break Camp is set for March 28 through April 1 in Sequim and April 4 through 8 in Port Angeles. Both camps feature field trips and plenty of special activities for children age 6 to 12; the Sequim club also offers KinderKids camp for kindergarten-age children. For details, phone the Sequim unit at 360-683-8095 or the Port Angeles club at 360-417-2831, or visit www.PositivePlaceforKids. net. Peninsula Woman
club slogan goes, “a positive place.” And they are not just for the good students, the athletes or the delightful little ones. Budke is known for her perseverance with all kinds of young people. She’s known for trying to help a boy who was expelled from Sequim High
School for fighting and other behavior that could shock even a seasoned teacher. Budke sought to get the youth, then 16, back into school last year. He’s had more personal and academic trouble since then — and she continues to be his advocate. Turn
Bob and Jean Steele of Port Angeles celebrated their 70th anniversary on Dec. 27 with a party hosted by their children in the Juan de Fuca room at the Red Lion in Port Angeles. Bob Steele married Jean Wilge on Dec. 27, 1940, in Alton, Iowa. The couple traveled from South Dakota to California and settled in Oregon. Mr. Steele owned and operated several businesses while Mrs. Steele raised their family. She was also very artistic and enjoyed painting china. The Steeles both played golf.
They built a retirement home and lived in Mexico for several years; the couple came to the North Olympic Peninsula in September 2007. They love sports and attend all the activities of their younger great-grandchildren. The couple’s children include daughter and sonin-law Pat and Roy Jones of Port Angeles and son and daughter-in-law Steve and Carla Steele of Tillamook, Ore. Their daughter Roberta Keeler is deceased. They also have nine grandchildren and 13 greatgrandchildren.
Marriage Licenses Clallam County Julie Ann Bock, 41, of Port Angeles, and Marshall Lee Haskins, 58, of Lakeview, Ore. Jenna Marie Calma, 25, of Silverdale, and Matthew Dewayne Eveland, 28, of Sequim. Joseph Daniel Downing, 25, and Leticia Brillith Ayon, 21; both of Sequim. Alisha K. Baker, 26, and Benjamin Christoph Freeman, 29; both of Port Angeles. Jose Alfredo Lopez, 41, and Kathleen Helen Seat, 44; both of Port Angeles. Tyelynn Raychelle Marie
Baker, 31, of Oak Harbor, and Willie Lee Rainey, Jr., 34, of Clallam Bay. Aaron Glenn Obi, 39, and Jami Kay Williams, 36; both of LaPush.
Jefferson County Abel Patrick Coffey, 33, and Erin May Brown, 27; both of Port Hadlock. Oscar Munoz Alvarez, 22, and Shelley Ann Rios Relles, 20; both of Port Hadlock. Meta Louise Richardson, 55, of Defuniak Springs, Fla., and Thomas Blythe Hawkins, 58, of Port Townsend.
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Lela Maxine and E Nicholas of Clallam B their 60th anniversar on Saturday, Feb. 26, their grandchildren, J Thompson. Edward Nicholas m Goodman on Feb. 23, Mr. Nicholas move
Amber Leigh Pfeif Cowan of Davenport, bride’s parents’ home officiated at the 4 p.m The bride is the da Port Angeles. The groom is the s Craphell and Michael Korbi Clancy was was best man. The bride graduate Colorado Springs, Col of Washington in Seat Navy, stationed in Go ons Station of Charle The groom gradua School in Davenport, sity of Washington in in the Navy stationed Virgnia Beach, Va. The couple will ho in Charleston, S.C., an
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White — Watson
Nicholas on their wedding day.
Lela and Edward Nicholas today.
Edward Clive Bay celebrated ry with family at the home of Jerry and Dana
Olympic Peninsula in 1943, and Mrs. Nicholas in 1947. They met when they rode the school bus to Clallam Bay High School. Mr. Nicholas worked for Boeing as an aircraft mechanic in Seattle. married Lela Mrs. Nicholas worked as a secre1951, in Seattle. tary for an insurance company in ed to the North Seattle.
The couple’s family includes daughters and sons-in-law Karen and Larry Pappel of Port Angeles and Jean and Paul Stigen of Joyce, son and daughter-in-law David and Kelly Nicholas of Clallam Bay, and son Daniel Nicholas of Clallam Bay. They also have 11 grandchildren.
an — Pfeifer
Jennifer White The bride graduated from M.C. Perry and Neah Bay High School and is attending Peninsula College. She is employed by the Makah Tribe; the groom graduated from Crescent High School in Joyce and is attending Peninsula College. He is employed by the Makah Tribe. The couple honeymooned in Greece and live in Neah Bay.
Engagements Sandell — Sipes
fer of Port Angeles and Adam Eric Iowa, were married Dec. 22 at the e in Port Angeles. Andrea Clancy m. ceremony. aughter of Ray and Laura Levine of
Kurt and Charlee Sandell of Sequim announce the engagement of their daughter, Harasyn Ruth Sandell of Santa Rosa, Calif., to Todd Davis Sipes of Marin County, Calif., son of Larry and Dale Sipes of Tiburon, Calif. An April wedding in California is planned, with a reception to follow April 16 in Sequim.
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ted from Sand Creek High School in lo., in 2006 and from the University attle in 2010. She is an ensign in the oose Creek, S.C., at the Naval Weapeston, S.C. ated from Davenport Central High Iowa, in 1998, and from the Univern Seattle, in 2006. He is a lieutenant d at the Naval Air Station Oceana in
Kenneth and Susan Winters of Port Angeles announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Clarice Winters, to Timothy Albert Sturm Jr., son of Timothy Sr. and Theresa Sturm of Soldotna, Alaska. A July wedding is planned.
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Eric Jr. & Johnson
Judy Davenport of Port Ludlow proudly announces the engagement of her daughter Danielle Whitney Davenport to Eric Montgomery Johnson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Johnson of Port Angeles. The wedding is set for April 2, 2011.
son of Steve Cowan, Mary Cowanl Craphell of Davenport, Iowa. matron of honor, and Brad Cowan
oneymoon at a later date. They live nd Virginia Beach, Va.
Jennifer Lynn Watson and Samuel Lee White, both of Neah Bay, were married Feb. 11 at the Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie. Darrell Charles officiated at the noon ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Lynette Lyons of Neah Bay and Mark Watson of Tokyo, Japan. The groom is the son of Sandra Charles of Port Angeles and William White of Olympia. Molly Pascua was matron of honor, and Crystal Watson and Elizabeth Wasson were bridesmaids; Jimmy Thompson was best man, and Thomas Edgington and Anthony Pascua were groomsmen. Samuel and Rosalyn Watson and Anna and Samantha White were flower girls, and Peyton Watson and Titus White were ringbearers. The ceremony included a special blessing of the two families coming together, with children encircling the couple holding hands, special gifts for the children and prayers, acknowledging their bond as one family.
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Budke: Helps those struggling Celebrating our 27th year
having a tough time in the lingering recession, Budke says. Some weeks ago, a Others at the Boys & mother of a kindergartner Girls Club are wondering if THE GATEWAY, A fundraiser for the Boys & Girls told her she could no lonthe boy will ever turn Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula and the Promise of Hope Susan Brothers, Tim Gillett, Owners. Susan ger afford the $80 per week around, if he’ll believe in Cannon, Administrative Assistant & Betty Foundation’s Uganda School Fund, is set for Saturday, Owbridge, Manager. for her child to take part in himself the way Budke March 19, in the Club Seven Lounge at 7 Cedars Casino, KinderKids at the Sequim does, said longtime club 270756 U.S. Highway 101. club. volunteer Stephen Rosales. The festivities including dinner and live and silent aucYet “Mary is still fightThen Budke got some tions begin at 4:30 p.m.; auction items include Delta Airing for him,” he added. And lines tickets, a weeklong vacation at a four-star resort in news: Jane Wishita of the California and a Seattle Seahawks surprise package. this teen is not an isolated Qwest Foundation phoned Tickets are $75 per person and available at Tender case. Rosales recalled one to say Budke’s latest grant Touches, 545 Eureka Way, Sequim, or at the Boys & Girls night last spring when a application was successful. Clubs, 400 W. Fir St., Sequim, and 2620 S. Francis St., young woman, whom he Wishita delivered a check Port Angeles. For information phone 360-681-4363 or and Budke had watched for $12,500 on Feb. 4. visit www.thepromiseofhope.org. grow up at the Sequim “I was over the moon,” Peninsula Woman club, was crumpled on a Budke said. She’ll use the curb on Fir Street, weepgrant money for scholaring. Budke, on her way ships, so that mom, and 2010 Sequim High School she adds. home from work, pulled other financially strapped graduate who won a schol- parents, won’t have to pull But Budke is no Pollyover. arship to Georgetown Uni- their children out of anna. She is acquainted versity in Washington, D.C. KinderKids. with the thing called comOffers comfort “Thomas came out of passion fatigue. “It does get Another bit of good She sat down to comfort to you,” she says. the [Sequim] teen club,” news came earlier this year the teenager, and learned she says, smiling. On a One way Budke from Barbara Brown of she was suffering from a unwinds is by doing as she recent visit to Sequim, Gal- Sequim, who organizes The serious infection in her foot has done for decades: Go lagher came in to the club Gateway, an annual fund— and had nowhere to stay out for a run. to say he wanted to donate raiser that splits its prothat night. 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This week’s question: What is your personal mission in life?
Kids need fish in diet HOW IMPORTANT IS it for kids ages 1 to 18 to eat fish? How often? What are some of the best ones for younger kids?
Toronto parent We used the baby food fortified with docohexaenoic acid (DHA,) developed by Beechnut, when our children were between 6 and 8 months old. Now that they are 4 and 6, we continue to offer some type of fish at least twice a month in addition to fish oil vitamins. The caplets currently come in fruit flavors, which the kids don’t seem to mind taking at all. We tried several different brands but found the Maxi Omega Yums are their favorite. — Kasey B. in Toronto
“Living life to the fullest. “Right now, I am raising my granddaughter. Her name is Haille; [she] had a heart transplant at age 22 months. She has been featured in the PDN. She is living with me, so she is my biggest concern right now. “I enjoy life now, whether it’s working, grocery shopping or at home. Life is good, I believe, and I take one day at a time.”
“To have enough time to do what I want to do. Being happy, in other words. “I strive for a balance between work and free time. We have a list of things we would like to accomplish. We do like to travel. “We have been simplifying our lives lately, though. We’d like to take a boat and sail. Time is an important factor we need to balance in our lives.”
Kathleen Anding, 55 retail clerk Port Angeles
Sam Calhoun, 44 assistant administrator Port Angeles
“To raise my two boys to the best of my ability. Share with them my Christian beliefs and way of life. Not necessarily push my beliefs on them, but by my example, show them what is right and wrong in a caring way. “That is my mission for right now. They’re 2 years old and 13 months old, and it will take a good portion of my life to accomplish this mission.”
Amanda Roedell, 22 homemaker Port Angeles
Fish is important to everyone’s diet for various nutritional reasons but especially for brain and nerve development in growing babies and kids. In all of my research, I found the best explanations in a brand new book, The Portable Pediatrician, by Dr. Sears. You can also read online information pertaining to fish as brain food at www.askdrsears. com/html/4/t040400. asp.
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Parent to Parent Jodie Lynn Nevertheless, kids seem to fight the taste of fish almost from the very beginning. The new fruit flavored fish oil caps seem to be going over well with most kids and may be the solution to get omega-three fatty acids into fish-resistant kids. Hopefully, a certain company will soon be offering an in-the-works red salmon baby and kid food, created by Susan Brewer, a registered dietitian and former professor of food science at the University of Illinois. While the idea of a better and more fortified baby and kid fish food is sort of a newly created novelty in the United States, Heinz Baby Food and Hero Baby Espana in Europe and Asia, have been carving a path for their kids for some time now. DHA is a highly desirable nutrient for babies
and kids and comes not only with a promise of helping with brain power, but also potentially calming children with ADD. In adults, it can actually help with anxiety, depression and tension, not to mention the benefits of better skin and being low in fat and calories.
Can you help? My 2-year-old is a very picky eater and has a strange appetite and diet. In fact, she will eat baby powder throughout the day if we do not closely monitor her whereabouts. My girlfriend’s 4-year-old tries to eat soft rocks and seems to have a strong craving for them. What is going on with their constant need for such strange items? Is the baby powder and rock representing a specific vitamin or food we are not feeding them?
________ Jodie Lynn shares parenting tips through her weekly column. Write her at Parent to Parent, 2464 Taylor Road, Suite 131, Wildwood, MO 63040 or direct2 firstname.lastname@example.org via e-mail. Tips and questions can also be sent through the contact form at ParentToParent.com.
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