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PA firm expanding to N. Carolina is building an $8.4 million manufacturing plant in North Carolina, company President and CEO Josh Armstrong confirmed Wednesday. The East Coast expansion will create 200 jobs at a new facility in Onslow County in North Carolina. “It will mean more jobs in Port BY ROB OLLIKAINEN Angeles, also,” Armstrong said. PENINSULA DAILY NEWS “Fifty more jobs over the next five years.” PORT ANGELES — ArmArmstrong Marine will keep strong Marine, the Port Angelesbased aluminum-boat fabricator, its company headquarters at

Armstrong plans growth in local jobs

151 Octane Lane between Port Angeles and Sequim, where design and new production will be expanded. The new manufacturing plant will Armstrong be near the seaside community of Swansboro, N.C.

Earlier this year, Armstrong Marine was awarded a five-year, $38 million contract from the Department of Defense to build maintenance barges for the Navy. Armstrong said the Department of Defense has “a need on the East Coast and a need on the West Coast.” “We want to better serve the market,” he added. In the statement released by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Armstrong said the existing manu-

facturing facility in Port Angeles is not adequate to meet the growing demands of the market. He cited the substantial cost of shipping welded aluminum vessels to clients on the eastern seaboard and beyond. “When we went in search of a strategic location for our second manufacturing facility, Onslow County and North Carolina welcomed us with open arms,” Armstrong said. TURN



Another rescuer in play?

Forks beachcomber returns Japan flotsam

‘It was a roller coaster’

Sanctuary owner says he’s contacted N.Y. organization





FORKS — It’s just an ordinary blackand-white soccer ball, but the tales it could tell after traveling more than 9,000 miles, first by sea and then by air, would make Wilson the volleyball from the 2000 film “Cast Away” seem like a landlubber. The first 4,424 miles were by sea after the massive March 2011 earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. The second journey was by air, as the ball was carried back to its home by John Anderson of Forks, a collector of flotsam and a beachcomber extraordinaire. The soccer ball was with other soccer equipment in a coach’s van near Otsuchi, Japan, when the 2011 earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. The coach lost his life that day. “When we returned the soccer ball . . . they got a little emotional,” Anderson said.

FORKS –– Olympic Animal Sanctuary Director Steve Markwell said Wednesday that he has had conversations with two animal rescue organizations about finding new places for the 125 dogs currently in his shelter in Forks. In addition to having conversations with Best Friends Animal Society, a Utahbased dog rescue organization, Markwell said he also has been speaking with another animal rescue outfit, Guardians of Rescue in New York.

Guardians of Rescue


John Anderson of Forks, standing amid his beachcoming gleanings, holds a gift from a Japanese builder who crafts homes from lumber TURN TO BEACH/A6 fitted without nails.

“OAS is currently speaking with Best Friends and Guardians of Rescue to arrange placement of the dogs,” Markwell said Wednesday. Markwell’s attorney, Derek Medina of Port Angeles, said OAS has been in contact since Monday with the Best Friends Animal Society about finding new homes for the dogs. TURN



State’s pot use since legalization gauged in tons New study aids regulators as they craft rules BY GENE JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SEATTLE — Figuring out how much marijuana people use has been one of the trickiest, and most important, questions facing the bureaucrats who are setting up Washington state’s new legal pot system. Underestimate demand, and

marijuana fans might stick with their black market dealers. Overestimate it, and the surplus legal production could wind up being diverted out of state, or to kids. Now, researchers working with the state’s official pot consultant think they have their best look yet at cannabis consumption in Washington — aided by a novel survey aimed at figuring out how much the heaviest users of marijuana burn on a typical day. In a study released Wednesday, a RAND Corp. team figured that Washington’s roughly 750,000 marijuana users will have con-


A rack of marijuana plants in a medical pot store in Seattle sits next to an automatic teller machine. sumed between 135 and 225 metThe median figure they came twice what the state estimated ric tons of the drug in 2013. up with is 175 metric tons. before voters approved Washing[A metric ton at 2,205 pounds That’s more than 6 million ton’s legal weed law last year. is heavier than a standard ton at ounces, enough for around 340 an even 2,000 pounds.] million joints, and more than TURN TO POT/A6

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‘Mary Poppins’ among 25 films to be preserved JUST IN TIME for a new movie about the making of “Mary Poppins,” the 1964 Disney classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress so future generations of Americans can see it. On Wednesday, the library is inducting 25 films into the National Film Registry to be preserved for their cultural, historical or cinematic significance. This year’s selections include Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction,” the space race film “The Right Stuff” and Michael Moore’s documentary confronting the auto industry, “Roger and Me.” Curators said it was a coincidence that they




This image released by CBS shows Lucille Ball, center, dressed as Santa Claus in a colorized “I Love Lucy Christmas Special,” airing at 8 p.m. Friday on CBS. selected “Mary Poppins” just ahead of its 50th anniversary and during the release of the new Disney film “Saving Mr. Banks,” which is about the making of the movie. Other notable selections

this year include the 1956 science-fiction film “Forbidden Planet” ; the popular Western “The Magnificent Seven” from 1960; and the 1946 film “Gilda,” the first in the registry featuring actress Rita Hayworth.

tain that his movie had been sold short, began a two-year legal battle to reacquire the distribution rights. He won, and in 1973, he mounted a nationwide advertising campaign, arranged for the rental of 1,200 theaters across the country and rereleased “Billy Jack.” This time, it made $80 million and caused Hollywood to rethink its approach to releasing films.

even sold T-shirts and other memorabilia about his role in the robbery. He was free for 35 Mr. Biggs years before in 2011 voluntarily returning to England in 2001 on a private jet sponsored by The Sun tabloid. Mr. Biggs died Wednesday, daughter-in-law Veronica Biggs said. She did not provide details about the cause of death.

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TOM LAUGHLIN, 82, an actor, writer, director and producer who created the “Billy Jack” movie series of the 1970s, a lowbudget fusion of counterculture piety and martialarts violence that struck a chord with audiences and became a prototype for independent filmmaking and distribution, died Dec. 12 in Los Angeles. The cause was pneumonia, said his daughter, Teresa. Mr. Laughlin wrote, Mr. Laughlin directed and in 1991 starred in all four of the Billy Jack films, earnest tales of a tightly wound, half-Cherokee Vietnam veteran named Billy Jack who protects Native Americans, wild horses and progressive ideals against attacks. None was critically acclaimed, but the movies played a big part in changing the way movies reached American audiences. “Billy Jack,” which was produced for about $800,000 in 1969, was initially distributed the oldfashioned way: Mr. Laughlin sold the distribution rights to Warner Bros., which undertook a modest publicity campaign in selected markets for a limited test release. If it was well received, it would be introduced into other movie markets. If not, not. “Billy Jack” got tepid reviews, did good but not huge business, and was withdrawn from theaters after selling about $6 million in tickets. But Mr. Laughlin, cer-

_________ RONNIE BIGGS, 84, was a petty criminal who set out to transform his life with the daring heist of a mail train packed with money. The plan worked in ways he could never have imagined. Mr. Biggs was part of a gang of at least 12 men that robbed a Glasgow-toLondon Royal Mail train in the early hours of Aug. 8, 1963, switching its signals and tricking the driver into stopping in the darkness. The robbery netted 125 sacks of banknotes worth $7.3 million at the time, or more than $50 million today, and became known as “the heist of the century.” Mr. Biggs was soon caught and jailed, but his escape from a London prison and decades on the run turned him into a media sensation and something of a notorious British folk hero. He lived for many years beyond the reach of British justice in Rio de Janeiro, where he would regale tourists and the media alike with stories about the robbery. He appeared to enjoy thumbing his nose at the British authorities and



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1938 (75 years ago) Small wonder that automobiles are stolen in Port Angeles, city police officers reflected today. Last night in the late hours, two city officers inspected at random 25 automobiles parked on downtown streets. They found that in seven of these cars, the owners had left the ignition keys. “It is no trick at all for someone to steal your car if you leave it on the street with the doors unlocked and the keys in it,” complained Police Chief R.O. Ide. “No matter how well the town might be policed, a motorist is simply inviting theft of his car when he fails to remove the keys.”

1963 (50 years ago) Sequim High School could have a foreign exchange student for the first time. Mrs. James Babcock of the newly organized Sequim chapter of the American Field Service and

Bonnie Johnson, a Sequim High School senior, outlined their project to the local Soroptimist Club. Mrs. Babcock said there are 31 foreign students in the Puget Sound area. She feels that Sequim is an ideal community for a foreign student to visit and study, and thinks the community would benefit as much as the student in international understanding on the person-to-person level.

1988 (25 years ago) Port Townsend’s old Lincoln Elementary School, adjacent to a parking lot on the campus of Port Townsend High School and Junior High, may get a new lease on life if the School Board’s latest plan for the

96-year-old building works out. “The board is looking for some reasonable use for the building,” said schools Superintendent Ron Johnson. “It is not financially feasible to remodel it for a school.” It was built in 1892 in the Victorian style, but a strong wind blew off the gabled roof of the threestory building in 1934, reducing it to a flat asphalt roof. It was the oldest building in the state still used as a school when it was condemned for that use in 1980.

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TODAY IS THURSDAY, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2013. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, was first published in England. On this date: ■ In 1777, Gen. George Washington led his army of about 11,000 men to Valley Forge, Pa., to camp for the winter. ■ In 1813, British forces captured Fort Niagara during the War of 1812. ■ In 1910, the artificial fiber rayon was first commercially produced by the American Viscose Co. of Marcus Hook, Pa.

■ In 1932, the British Broadcasting Corp. began transmitting overseas with its Empire Service to Australia. ■ In 1946, war broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French. ■ In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. ■ In 1961, former U.S. Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., 73, suffered a debilitating stroke while in Palm Beach, Fla. ■ In 1972, Apollo 17 splashed down in the Pacific, winding up the Apollo program of manned

lunar landings. ■ In 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States. ■ In 1984, a fire at the Wilberg Mine near Orangeville, Utah, killed 27 people. Britain and China signed an accord returning Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty July 1, 1997. ■ In 1986, Lawrence E. Walsh was appointed independent counsel to investigate the Iran-Contra affair. ■ In 1998, President Bill Clinton was impeached by the Republican-controlled House for perjury and obstruction of justice. He was later acquitted by the Senate. ■ Ten years ago: Libyan

leader Moammar Gadhafi agreed to halt his nation’s drive to develop nuclear and chemical weapons. Design plans were unveiled for the signature skyscraper — a 1,776-foot glass tower — at the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. ■ Five years ago: Citing imminent danger to the national economy, President George W. Bush ordered an emergency bailout of the U.S. auto industry. ■ One year ago: Spurred by the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing gun violence by January 2013.

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A3 Briefly: Nation Lucky lottery tickets sold in two states ATLANTA — A Georgia woman who bought just one ticket and used family birthdays and lucky No. 7 to choose her numbers was one of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the secondlargest in U.S. history. Lottery officials in Georgia identified the winner as Ira Curry of Stone Mountain, which is east of Atlanta. Curry will take a lump sum of $123 million after taxes, Georgia Lottery chief executive Debbie Alford said. “She has not decided how she’ll spend those winnings,” Alford said at a news conference Curry did not attend. The other winning ticket was sold at a gift shop in San Jose, Calif. Its owner has not come forward. Alford wouldn’t say where Curry worked or how old she was.

Obama came to office promising to close Guantanamo that Congress is moving to ease restrictions instead of strengthen them. Obama And it could signal changing political views of the prison for terrorism suspects now that the war in Afghanistan is winding down. Obama’s achievement was somewhat a surprise, after the Republican-controlled House earlier this year voted overwhelmingly to make it harder to transfer detainees.

Crews flee fire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Emergency workers Wednesday evacuated a 4-mile radius around the burning Industrial Plastics Recycling plant on a contaminated federal Superfund site in central Tennessee. Kim Skelton in the Hickman County mayor’s office said the fire started at about 10 a.m. and that officials evacuated nearby homes because they were conGuantanamo victory cerned about toxic fumes. WASHINGTON — Many Skelton said fire crews from detainees at Guantanamo Bay surrounding counties were helpmay be closer to heading home ing to put out the blaze about 45 under a bipartisan deal reached miles southwest of Nashville in Congress that gives President that sent black clouds of smoke Barack Obama a rare victory in into the air. his fight to close the prison for The EPA website said the forterror suspects. mer Wrigley Charcoal Plant was The compromise allowing placed on the National Priorities prisoner transfers to other coun- List in 1989 because of contamitries is part of a broad defense nated debris, ground water and bill awaiting final passage in the soil in the county of about Senate this week after winning 24,000. The Superfund area approval in the House last includes a 35-acre primary site Thursday. and the surrounding 300 acres. It’s the first time since The Associated Press

Federal Reserve pulls back stimulus efforts $10 billion in bond buying to be dropped BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The shift could lead to higher long-term borrowing rates for individuals and businesses. The Fed’s decision amounts to a vote of confidence in the economy six years after the Great Recession struck. It signals the Fed’s belief that the U.S. economy is finally achieving consistent gains. The central bank said in a statement after its policy meeting ended Wednesday that it will trim its $85

appeared pleased by the Fed’s finding that the economy has steadily strengthened, by its firmer commitment to low short-term Short-term rates persist rates and by the At the same time, the Fed slight amount Bernanke strengthened its commitment to by which it’s paring its bond purrecord-low short-term rates. chases. It said it plans to hold its key short-term rate near zero “well Markets respond past” the time when unemployThe Dow Jones soared about ment falls below 6.5 percent. Unemployment is now 7 per- 240 points, well over 1 percent. Bond prices rose, too, and the cent. The Fed has intended its bond yield on the 10-year Treasury purchases to drive down borrow- note dipped from 2.88 percent to ing rates by increasing demand 2.84 percent. The Fed’s move “eliminates the for the bonds. The idea has been to induce bor- uncertainty as to whether or when rowing, spending and accelerating the Fed will taper and will give markets the opportunity to focus economic growth. The prospect of a lower pace of on what really matters, which is purchases could mean higher the economic outlook,” said Roberto Perli, head of monetary policy rates. Nevertheless, investors research at Cornerstone Macro.

billion a month in bond purchases by $10 billion starting in January. Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed expects to make “similar moderate” reductions in its monthly bond purchases if economic improvements continue.

Briefly: World Morsi faces new terror charges trial CAIRO — Egypt’s top prosecutor referred toppled Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial Wednesday on charges he conspired with the Palestinian group Hamas, Lebanon’s Hezbollah and others to carry out a campaign of terrorist violence to destabilize the country following his July 3 ouster. The charges, which carry a potential death penalty, are the most sweeping and heaviest accusations yet in a series of trials against the Brotherhood. The new trial of Morsi, the three top Brotherhood leaders and 32 other defendants appeared aimed at decisively crippling the top echelons of the group that dominated Egypt’s politics during Morsi’s one-year presidency.

infuriated the government. Devyani Khobragade, India’s deputy consul general in New York, was arrested Thursday on charges that Khobragade she lied on a visa application about how much she paid her housekeeper, an Indian national. The U.S. Marshals Service confirmed Tuesday that it had strip-searched Khobragade and placed her in a cell with other female defendants.

500 reported killed

JUBA, South Sudan — At least 500 people, most of them soldiers, have been killed in South Sudan since Sunday, a senior government official said Wednesday, as an ethnic rivalry threatened to tear apart the world’s newest country. Some of the victims “were shot in the bushes” around Diplomat searched Juba, the capital, Information NEW DELHI — An Indian Minister Michael Makuei Lueth diplomat said U.S. authorities said, citing a report from the subjected her to a strip search, minister of defense. cavity search and DNA swabThe clashes apparently are bing following her arrest on visa pitting soldiers from the majorcharges in New York City, ity Dinka tribe of President despite her “incessant assertions Salva Kiir against those from of immunity.” ousted Vice President Riek The case has sparked wideMachar’s Nuer ethnic group. The Associated Press spread outrage in India and






The guide dog that leaped onto New York City subway tracks after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell off a station platform is assured a loving home after his retirement. Cecil Williams, who has been recovering at a hospital with Orlando still by his side, had been slated to get another working dog in January or February to replace the 11-year-old black Lab. The family that raised Orlando as a puppy says it will be “absolutely thrilled to have him back,” said Guiding Eyes for the Blind spokeswoman Michelle Brier on Wednesday.

Insurers lengthen premium deadline amid complications Jan. 10 to pay their first month’s panies, including the major premium, instead of a previous national carriers and nearly all of New Year’s Eve deadline set by the BlueCross BlueShield plans. WASHINGTON — Consumers the government. Wednesday’s announcement worried that tight deadlines does more than grant extra time. around the holidays and lingering Initial payment still critical It also reduces the risk that computer problems could thwart consumers switching plans could For coverage to take effect, suffer an interruption in coverage their efforts to secure coverage under President Barack Obama’s consumers must make sure they because of technology woes still health overhaul will get extra pay their initial premium on time. afflicting, the fedKaren Ignagni, the group’s eral online sign-up system, as time to pay, the health insurance CEO, said the voluntary decision well as some state-run websites. industry said Wednesday. The board of the industry’s big- was taken “to give consumers That’s particularly important gest trade group — America’s greater peace of mind about their for at least 4 million people whose Health Insurance Plans — said health care coverage.” existing individual plans were canAHIP represents more than 90 celed because they did not meet consumers who select a plan by Dec. 23 will now have until percent of health insurance com- standards under Obama’s law. BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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West: Man arrested in deadly California wildfire

Nation: Twin 11-month-olds tossed to safety during fire

Nation: Ex-EPA official gets 32-month sentence for theft

World: Russia approves amnesty bill for detainees

A MAN WAS arrested on suspicion of arson and murder in a wildfire over the summer that destroyed dozens of homes and left one person dead in rural Northern California, a fire official confirmed Wednesday. Zane Wallace Peterson, 29, of Happy Valley, Calif., started two fires that turned into the September Clover Fire in Shasta County, state fire Capt. Scott McLean said. He was arrested Tuesday. The fire burned more than 12 square miles near the rural community of Happy Valley. It spread at about 500 acres an hour at its peak.

TWO 11-MONTH-OLD BROTHERS are safe after being tossed from the third-floor of a burning building into the arms of a New York City postman. Jermaine Shirley caught the twin brothers one at a time. They were not hurt. Shirley was heading to work around 7 a.m. Wednesday when he smelled smoke in his Bronx building. He said he alerted his neighbors and then got outside to discover a neighbor on the fire escape with his twins. He told him to drop the babies down to him. The rest of the family made it down the fire escape.

A JUDGE HAS sentenced a former high-ranking official with the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., to 32 months in prison for stealing from the agency by failing to show up for work — while falsely claiming to be working for the CIA. U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle sentenced John C. Beale, 65, following his guilty plea in September to stealing nearly $900,000 from the EPA in no-shows and filing bogus expenses. Beale had been a deputy assistant administrator in the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation.

RUSSIA’S PARLIAMENT PASSED an amnesty bill Wednesday that will likely apply to the 30-member crew of a Greenpeace ship detained after an Arctic protest, but it wasn’t immediately clear if and when the activists would be allowed to leave the country. The amnesty, which also would likely free the two jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band, has been largely viewed as Moscow’s attempt to soothe criticism of Russia’s human rights records ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February. Lawmakers said they expect about 2,000 people to be released from jail by the bill.






Cora Dove Burton, 2½, of Kennewick runs to the beginning of a therapy course with Tawnya Martineau, occupational therapy assistant at the Children’s Developmental Center, in Richland. The center works with about 700 children who have developmental delays and challenges.


sider the recommendations, West said. Council members approved the 2014 budget roughly 40 full days after the Oct. 24 advisory committee meeting. So the council members still must consider an amendment to the budget to include the lodging tax allocations that were approved Tuesday night.

PORT ANGELES — On a 4-3 vote, City Council members have approved $605,800 in city lodging tax funding requests for 2014 — including an increase for the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce. The council approved an additional $31,000 of lodging tax revenue, which brings the city’s expected Divided vote total contributions to the Deputy Mayor Brad Colchamber to $340,000 for 2014, up 10 percent from lins and council members Patrick Downie, Dan Di $309,000 this year. Guilio and Brooke Nelson voted for the lodging tax Marketing plan allocation recommendaThe chamber won’t tions, with Mayor Cherie receive $216,000 of the Kidd and council members money earmarked for it Sissi Bruch and Lee Whetuntil the executive director ham opposed. of the chamber, Russ VeenBruch and Kidd said ema, submits a detailed they would like to see a marketing plan and it is more detailed plan on the approved by the Lodging use of the additional Tax Advisory Committee $31,000 for the chamber and the City Council. before they were comfortThe sequestration was able voting for the recompart of the 2014 budget the mendations. council approved earlier “Let’s pause, let’s rethis month. evaluate, let’s have some Veenema said he will conversations [and] come present the marketing plan back with a strategic vision at the Jan. 6 meeting of the on where we’re going and lodging tax committee. how we’re going to do it,” The chamber was allo- Kidd said. cated $309,000 — the same Veenema said Wednesit was given this year — in day the additional $31,000 the 2014 budget that the mostly would go toward council approved Dec. 3. restarting Port AngelesThat was a “placeholder” centric TV commercials until the council could con- aimed at the Seattle and sider lodging tax committee Victoria markets. recommendations, said Kidd said Wednesday Nathan West, the city’s she is not “picking on” the community and economic chamber, explaining that development director. city budget discussions Although the committee have focused on scrutinizmade the recommendations ing numerous areas of city during an Oct. 24 meeting, spending. the council had to wait 45 “Is this increase what we days by state law to con- want to be doing right now

as we rein in all of our expenditures?” Kidd asked. “It’s not just the chamber. The chamber is a small part of the big picture we’re looking at.”


Void if no sale City Manager Dan McKeen said Wednesday that the agreement extending to 2024 would be void if the sale is not closed by Jan. 30. At the Tuesday meeting, Lee Afflerbach, founder and principal engineer for Maryland-based Columbia Telecommunications Corps., told council members that extending the service agreement with CPI is the best option. In August, Afflerbach presented four ways the city could react to the potential sale of CPI, including extending an agreement with the company. The other three options were to do nothing, buy CPI or duplicate the services and infrastructure the company provides. At the Tuesday meeting, Afflerbach estimated the city would need to spend about

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Other allocations include: ■ $150,000 for a new Vern Burton Community Center gym roof. ■ $62,000 for city-run sports tournament costs. ■ $20,000 for the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. ■ A $20,300 contribution to a 2008 city water main project that included work to preserve the historic underground portions of downtown Port Angeles. ■ A $10,000 contribution for the purchase of a large event tent, requested by the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts and the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival. Nelson said she relies heavily on the recommendations the city’s appointed advisory committees present and trusts the lodging tax committee did due diligence on these recommendations. Bruch said she, too, trusts the advisory committee but that members do not necessarily have a “global view” of the city’s fiances like the council does. “Under that big umbrella, I can’t support this,” Bruch said. Lodging tax revenue for Port Angeles is generated from stays at hotels and motels within the city limit.

________ Reporter Jeremy Schwartz can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5074, or at jschwartz@peninsula

$2.2 million to replace CPI’s established infrastructure and hire at least two more staff members to operate and maintain it. Afflerbach also estimated the city cost of purchasing CPI at between $4.5 million and $4.8 million. The city extending the agreement with CPI would save the city spending millions of dollars and ensure the city’s rate with CPI, Afflerbach said, describing the rate as one-fifth of what other entities pay for similar service, at least until 2017. “We end up with the best of both worlds, as I see it,” Afflerbach said.

Sunday’s with Santa Sundays, through December 29th 10:00am-2:00pm Start a new holiday tradition at historic Lake Crescent Lodge. Bring the children to enjoy a traditional Sunday brunch with Santa. Bring your memories alive with a free family photo in front of our Christmas tree! Please participate in bringing joy to our community with a donation of a new toy or non-perishable food items for local charity. Reservations recommended. Adults $22, Seniors $18, Children under 12 years of age $10, Children under 4 years of age are free

Charles Dickens Christmas Brunch Wednesday, December 25th 10:00am-2:00pm Continue creating new traditions this holiday season. Exquisite food presentations, action stations and all the fixings. Reservations recommended. Adults $25, Seniors $20, Children under 12 years of age $12, Children under 4 are free.

New Year’s Eve Gala Tuesday, December 31st 8:00pm special dinner seating, 9:00pm party Ring in the New Year with a formal black tie gala at historic Lake Crescent Lodge and celebrate the finale of Olympic National Park’s 75th Anniversary Year! Dance the night away with the musical talents of the Jazz Unlimited Band from Seattle. The “Celebration Package” includes dinner for 2, hand passed hors d’ oeuvre reception, 2 cocktail tickets per person, a champagne New Year toast, party favors, New Year’s Day brunch for 2, and deluxe room accommodations. Dinner only or gala only options also available, contact the Front Desk/Special Events to book your New Year’s Celebration! Reservations recommended.

New Year’s Day Brunch Wednesday January 1st 10:00am-2:00pm Enjoy a finale of 2013 and 75 years of Olympic National Park with traditional brunch at historic Lake Crescent Lodge, special menu by Executive Chef Lou Bair. This final brunch will tempt your taste buds with breakfast and lunch dishes on our grand buffet, leaving you eager for future 2014 brunches. Reserve your table now! Adults $29, Seniors $25, Children under 12 years of age $12, children under 4 years of age are free. Reservations suggested.


PORT ANGELES — City Council members have secured an agreement with fiber-optic service provider Capacity Provisioning Inc. for the next 11 years following an offer put forward by Wave Broadband to buy the company for $4.7 million. The council unanimously approved an agreement with CPI on Tuesday night that would ensure the fiber-optic and Internet services and infrastructure that the Port Angeles-based company provides the city continues until 2024. “Extending this out to 2024 is the right thing to do,” Deputy Mayor Brad Collins said at the Tuesday meeting. The agreement also guarantees Wave Broadband, based in Kirkland, would honor the new agreement if the Internet and phone service provider completes the purchase of CPI. The city has an existing agreement with CPI lasting until 2017 that would endure after the purchase, if it occurs. According to a council memo, CPI told city staff that Wave Broadband has offered to purchase the company for $4.7 million.

CPI Vice President Craig Johnson declined Wednesday to comment on the potential sale. “I still have no comment because we’re still in negotiation,” Johnson said. A representative of Wave Broadband could not be reached for comment Wednesday afternoon.


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Average payment Afflerbach estimated that the city pays CPI roughly $15,000 on average per month for service. Starting in 2024, the approved agreement allows the city’s rate to increase by no more than 5 percent per year. The agreement also includes language that allows the city to get out of the agreement with 90 days’ notice. CPI provides services to multiple public entities across Clallam County.

Call for reservations: 360-928-3211 See our events calendar online: *Taxes, surcharges and gratuities may apply and are not included. Lake Crescent Lodge is managed by ARAMARK Parks and Destinations, an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service.





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Vendors look over their display of glass bongs on the first day of Hempfest in Seattle in August.

Pot: Use in 3 primary counties CONTINUED FROM A1 But officials have been aware since June that RAND’s researchers were headed toward the higher number, and they say the new study won’t require any sudden changes to the rollout of the state system. “That’s the ballpark of what we’re looking at with our system,” said Brian Smith, a spokesman for the state Liquor Control Board, the agency charged with regulating marijuana in Washington. Washington and Colorado legalized the possession of marijuana by adults older than 21 last year, and both states are setting up systems of state-licensed growers, processors and retail stores where taxed pot will be available.

Late spring sales Sales are expected to begin Jan. 1 in Colorado, while Washington isn’t expected to have stores open until late spring. The U.S. Justice Department is allowing the experiments to proceed as long as the states keep pot away from the black market and children, and meet other federal law enforcement priorities. In Washington, officials are not hoping to capture the entire marijuana market in the first year of legal recreational sales.

Instead, they’re looking at having state-licensed growers produce 80 metric tons of marijuana, half for use as traditional dried buds and half for use in producing marijuanainfused products. RAND’s study, “Before the Grand Opening,” aims to take a snapshot of pot use here on the eve of legal sales.

Three primary counties It found that half of the marijuana used in the state is consumed in the state’s three most populous counties. King County, which includes Seattle, accounts for about 30 percent, while Pierce to the south and Snohomish to the north account for about 11 percent each. The study drew on national, governmentfunded surveys, but the researchers also conducted their own online survey of marijuana users to address a gap in the national research: How much marijuana do people use when they use it, especially because pot is often shared? One of the primary national surveys on drug use stopped asking people how many joints they smoked nearly 20 years ago, noted RAND study author Beau Kilmer. Especially important is figuring out how much pot is smoked by consumers who use it more than 21

Cody Park exhales a cloud of marijuana smoke after taking a hit on a bong at Hempfest. days per month, Kilmer said. That relatively small segment of the market accounts for about 80 percent of all marijuana used, according to earlier research, and there’s still a lot to learn about those users, he said.

Heavy-user consumption “If you can get a good idea about what those heavy users use, you can get a pretty good idea about the size of the market,” he said. The team determined an online survey was the best way on a relatively tight deadline to get an idea of how much pot people use, despite limitations such as the self-selection of participants in the survey and the possibility of insincere

respondents — “scoundrels,” the authors called them — trying to throw off the results. Ultimately, the authors developed ways to try to flag such responses. The pot users were shown pictures depicting a gram or half-gram of marijuana next to a credit card and a coin for scale — an unusual idea aimed at improving the accuracy of their responses about how much they use. Nearly 64 percent of the 2,783 respondents from Washington state reported using pot at least 21 days per month, typically 1.3 to 1.9 grams per day on each day that they used, the report said. A gram of marijuana often sells for $10 to $12 in Washington.

Dogs: Hearings rescheduled CONTINUED FROM A1 statements related to the situation,” Williamson They are now housed in wrote in an email to the Olympic Animal Sanctu- PDN. On Saturday, following ary’s 4,000-square-foot pink warehouse at 1021 Russell weeks of protests outside OAS, Markwell announced Road in Forks. “Since Monday, we’ve he planned to work with had conversations about Best Friends to shut down Olympic Animal Sanctu- his operation and find new homes for the dogs. ary,” said Medina. Williamson issued a In the face of protests outside OAS, Markwell statement Sunday saying announced Saturday he Best Friends had asked would be willing to work Markwell to “get in touch with Kanab, Utah-based with us directly and provide Best Friends Animal Soci- the information we’ll need ety to find new homes for to begin assessing the feasibility of providing assisthe dogs. tance.”

No contact Barbara Williamson, spokeswoman for Best Friends, told the Peninsula Daily News on Monday that her organization had not been in contact with Markwell. Medina said Wednesday: “I’m not sure there was no contact. But we are now.” On Tuesday, Williamson said in response to an email inquiring whether OAS had contacted the group: “We don’t have anything new for you today. As soon as we have a new statement we will contact the Peninsula Daily News.” Williamson declined to comment Wednesday when asked whether the group had been contacted. “At this point in time, we are not making any further

courts around the country. His belief, he has said, is that they should be given a place to live out the course of their natural lives. The sanctuary’s motto is: “We save dogs you’d rather see dead.” OAS has been the subject of a Facebook campaign to shut it down for more than the past year, with photos said to have been taken by former volunteers and Forks police distributed widely across the nation. Markwell was not cited after a October 2012 Forks Police Department investigation into possible animal cruelty.

National organizations Best Friends Animal Society runs the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for abused and abandoned animals, with a dangerous dog shelter on 3,700 acres. Guardians of Rescue did not immediately respond to the PDN’s requests for an interview. Based in Smithtown, N.Y., Guardians of Rescue says on its website, www., that it is “an animal rights and welfare organization whose members work to protect the well-being of all animals and their owners, and come to the aid of those in distress.” Markwell opened OAS to take in dogs declared too dangerous to adopt by

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after protester Maggie McDowell reported that Markwell had yelled at her and kicked her car, breaking off a side light reflector, the morning of Dec. 12. Markwell was arrested for investigation of a charge of malicious mischief and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to appear on the malicious mischief charge in District Court in Forks on Jan. 2. A restraining order granted to Markwell against protester Tamira Thayne, founder and CEO of Dogs Deserve Better in Smithfield, Va., was dismissed without prejudice by District Court Judge John Doherty in Forks last Thursday, Dec. 12, after Markwell failed to appear for a hearing to extend the order. Thayne was arrested for violating the restraining order Dec. 6 and jailed in Forks city jail for three hours before another protester bailed her out. A hearing for her violation of the restraining order was set for Monday but was rescheduled for Jan. 13 because her attorney, Adam Karp of Bellingham, was unavailable for Monday’s hearing.

Markwell is due in Clallam County Superior Court at 1:30 p.m. Friday for a hearing in which Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation of Seattle seeks to have a pit bull named LeRoy returned. The hearing was initially slated for last Friday, Dec. 13, but Superior Court Judge Erik Rohrer ruled that Markwell had not been served proper legal notice of the hearing and granted a one-week continuance. Markwell also is slated to appear in Clallam County District Court 2 in Forks on ________ Dec. 26 for a review of a Sequim-Dungeness Valley Edirestraining order issued tor Joe Smillie can be reached at against him. 360-681-2390, ext. 5052, or at The order was granted

CONTINUED FROM A1 directly to any living individuals he could readily The small town of Otsu- locate. chi in Iwate prefecture in northeastern Japan was one Immensity of loss of the hardest hit, with some Anderson was struck by 10 percent of the population the immensity of the loss dead or missing after the the Japanese people have 8.9-magnitude quake and gone through. resultant tsunami. Everywhere he visited, The soccer ball was swept townspeople had created out to sea and was carried shrines to cope with the loss. over the Pacific to the Each tribute was an beaches of Northwest Wash- impromptu collection honorington. ing the people and places There, it was found by that were lost in the largest members of the Ikkatsu earthquake and tsunami to Project, formed by kayakers hit Japan since record-keepin Tacoma in 2012 to survey ing began in 1900. remote beaches for marine Anderson described his debris. trip as “incredible.” They gave the ball to Among the highlights Anderson, who added it to were watching the removal his Beachcombing Museum of the last portion of a ship in Forks, a collection gath- that had settled 4 miles ered over more than 40 inland at Kesennuma, years of walking area Japan. beaches. It was here he also saw Anderson placed the ball machines pick up the flatin a protected area he set tened remainder of a car aside for his smaller and from under the ship and more personal finds washed uniformed men pick up ashore after the Japanese hand rakes to look for tsunami. human remains. Toronto filmmakers John He saw owners return to Choi and Nicolina Lanni destroyed homes to plant came upon Anderson in an gardens in the foundations Internet search for seasoned after the Japanese governbeachcombers. ment declared areas closest to the sea a greenbelt and ‘Lost and Found’ required the citizenry to Anderson has gained relocate to higher ground. Anderson appreciated national attention for his vast collection of beach trea- seeing items in everyday use sures, so the pair contacted that were identical to what him to see whether he’d be he has found on local interested in participating beaches. Such things as survey in their movie, “Lost and Found,” a documentary markers and beverage about the stories attached to crates seem special when personal items washed out they have drifted across the sea, he said. to sea with the tsunami. Anderson also served as In agreeing to be part of the film, Anderson got a an ambassador for the city ticket to another country of Forks. that has provided many of the interesting objects he’s Sister city? collected. He brought a letter from After an 11-hour flight to Forks Mayor Bryon Monomeet the film crew and hon to officials of the city of return articles he’d recov- Ishinomaki, which also was ered that had personal iden- hard-hit, proposing the cittification, Anderson touched ies enter into a sister-city down in Tokyo — 4,779 relationship. miles from Seattle — with “Please accept the visit of the soccer ball and a Mister John Anderson with few other items from the our sorrows for your losses disaster. and the knowledge that we “The toughest part is honor and respect your sucgoing to be returning things cessful future,” the letter to people [when the owners] said. aren’t alive,” Anderson said It will be some time before leaving at the end of before the mayor and counOctober. cil of Ishinomaki will be able During his 10 days to make a decision, Anderabroad, he found out how son said. hard it was. “Their old City Hall was With several lucky destroyed, so now the city is breaks and through the being run from donated assistance of an interpreter, space in the top story of a he was able to return the supermarket,” he said. soccer ball to coaches who “Lost and Found” aims to had worked with the reunite items discovered by deceased coach. beachcombers and others He was grateful that chil- who feel compelled to return dren were practicing with them to their rightful ownthe coaches at the time, say- ers, then film the stories, ing they provided a distrac- Choi says on the website, tion before the sadness www.lostandfoundthefilm. became overwhelming. ca. The film is in the producDead ends tion phase, with filmmakers This was not the only dif- hoping to release the film on ficult point in the trip. The the third anniversary of the crew followed many clues disaster. The film crew currently that led to dead ends. is looking for transcribers at “We kept getting excited, and then the letdown would “Lost and Found the Film” be emotional,” Anderson on Facebook. Anderson said another said. trip to Japan may be in his “It was a roller coaster.” A hard hat and float future. “I found another ball Anderson had hoped to return were going to require with writing on it just the more sleuthing than he had other day,” Anderson said. ________ time to spend overseas, he said. Zorina Barker is a freelance The personal identifica- writer and photographer living in tions on each did not lead the Sol Duc Valley.

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State extends deadline for Board urges applying for new insurance medical pot modifications New health exchange residents have completed their applications for private insurance and made their first payment for insurance that begins Jan. 1. Another 61,000 have done everything but made the first payment. Thousands more are still in process. Meanwhile, the federal government has announced a break for Washington small-business owners, who will be eligible for tax subsidies even though the state’s insurance exchange for small businesses won’t open until sometime next year for coverage in 2015.



SEATTLE — Washington residents who have started but not finished their applications for insurance through the state’s new health care exchange are getting a deadline reprieve, state officials announced Wednesday. Anyone who begins an application before the previous deadline of Dec. 23 will get as much help as they need to finish and won’t face a real deadline until Jan. 1, said Michael Marchand, spokesman for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. “The most important thing I want people to do is to take the action to get that application started. We can work with them at that point,” Marchand said Wednesday. People who have started an application on the Washington Healthplanfinder website, www.wahealthplan, can expect emails, letters and phone calls offering them help to finish their applications. Cooperative insurance companies made this deadline extension possible, Marchand said. Those who don’t start their application online, in person or on the phone before that date won’t be eligible for insurance Jan. 1, but they will still have until the end of March to get insurance and avoid a federal government fine. About 32,000 Washington

Medicaid reassurance The state Medicaid office is reassuring new enrollees in the free health insurance for low-income people that the government isn’t going to go after their families to try to recover health costs after they die. The government does go after estates of deceased Medicaid clients to recover the cost of long-term care. Computer problems both in Washington state and in the federal government have made it difficult or impossible for some individuals to finish their applications. Computer glitches are being resolved all the time, however, and Marchand encouraged people to return to their applications and try again. “The next five days are going to be really busy,”

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sign up for a proposed mandatory state registry of medical marijuana users SEATTLE — Washing- would be exempt from payton state is looking at a ing sales taxes. major overhaul of its medical marijuana system, with Home grows regulators Wednesday callIn one change from an ing for banning collective pot gardens, heavily taxing early draft, the board is not cannabis used for medical recommending that home purposes and other changes. grows by patients or their The state has allowed providers be banned — a medical use of pot since proposal that especially 1998, and the passage of angered patients. Instead, the board is Initiative 502 last year allowed the sale of mari- calling for them to be juana to adults for recre- allowed to grow six plants. ational use at licensed stores. Under current regulations, they can grow 15. The board also suggests Vs. recreational cutting how much pot Lawmakers have wor- patients can have from 24 ried that the largely unreg- ounces to 3 ounces — which ulated medical system is still more than the would undercut the taxed 1 ounce adults are allowed recreational system. under the recreational law. Meanwhile, U.S. Justice The board also suggests Department officials have requiring patients younger warned that the state’s than 17 to have the conmedical cannabis status sent of a parent or guardquo is untenable. ian before they could use The state’s Liquor Con- cannabis. There are no age trol Board gave its final restrictions in Washingrecommendations Wednes- ton’s medical marijuana day to the Legislature about law as it exists. how it believes the medical The definition of “debilsystem can be brought itating” pain would be under the umbrella of I-502. tightened. It suggested allowing Medical marijuana licensed I-502 stores to sell authorizations could be medical cannabis, which granted only for pain that would be subject to the significantly interferes with same high excise taxes as a patient’s daily life, in recreational pot. addition to other qualifying However, patients who conditions such as cancer. BY GENE JOHNSON



SEATTLE — Although Washington state has not opened its health insurance exchange for small businesses, business owners got some good news this week. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray announced Tuesday an agreement with the U.S. Treasury Department to make tax credits available to Washington businesses that buy insurance outside of the exchange. Small businesses already get tax breaks when they buy insurance for their employees. But starting next year, the tax credits will range up to 50 percent. Washington was one of a handful of states where the tax credit increase had been delayed because the tax break was tied to the small-business insurance marketplace, which is not open. The state is piloting a business exchange in two counties: Clark and Cowlitz. State officials said they will continue working on the business insurance exchange for the whole state. But business owners will get the tax breaks either way. Marchand said. “I think we’ve seen a 16 percent increase in volume just from yesterday to today, which is great.”

Options to sign up Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said there are a few other options for people who want to sign up for insurance in time for Jan. 1 coverage: ■ If your insurance company canceled your plan and offered an alternative, take the alternative

with the understanding that you can keep that new plan for a month or two and sign up for something else in January or February. ■ Call your insurance company, an agent or a broker, and they can help you sign up for insurance. If you are eligible for a government subsidy, the agent or broker will help you get it. The consumer does not pay a fee for this service; insurance companies pay commissions to brokers who bring them business.

Hang loose on dance floor to settle down soul THE COUNTDOWN TO Christmas enters its final week with last-minute shopping, mailing, shipping, stressing. Stressing? No need to stress. Take time out to listen, or better yet, dance to live music. Relax to your favorites and holiday tunes to ease your mind, soothe your soul and put yourself into an otherwise better frame of mind. If your distressing leads to any extra drinking or more at a party or club, please remember to call a cab or friend to get you home safely. Better yet, have a designated driver for your party. Let’s have a safe and sane holiday season. Next week, I’ll have all the New Year’s Eve live music events on tap, but in the meantime, have a very Merry Christmas. NOTE TO VENUES AND MUSICIANS: The deadline for next week is Monday at noon.


midnight. John On SatNelson urday, destress to The Pine Hearts, an Americana and bluegrass band from Olympia, from 8 p.m. to midnight. All Points Charters & Tours can get you there and back free of charge. Phone 360775-9128 for a ride. On Wednesday, Joy in Mudville (Jason Mogi, Paul Stehr-Green and Colin Leahy) performs a unique mix of old-time/jamband/rock/Celtic-funk-influenced original and cover tunes at 7:30 p.m. ■ On Friday at Barhop Brewing, 124 W. Railroad Ave., Chesnut Junction entertains from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ■ On Saturday at Bar N9ne, 229 W. First St., Port Angeles Yogoman Burning Band ■ Today at the Juncreturns for another great tion Roadhouse, 242701 night of music starting at U.S. Highway 101, Ches9 p.m. $5 cover. nut Junction with Ches ■ Today at Bella Italia, Ferguson, guitar; Kevin 118 E. First St., songstress Briggs, guitar; Ron Daylo, Sarah Shea will sing flute; Paul Eyestone, bass; American songbook stanand percussionist Zubrie dards and Christmas clasKamau will have you sics from 8:30 p.m. to grooving from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. No cover.

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■ On Friday at Nourish, 1345 S. Sequim Ave., Steve Grandinetti plays seasonal music on his guitar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Wednesday, Victor Reventlow hosts the open mic from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with sign-ups at 6 p.m. ■ On Friday in Club Seven lounge at 7 Cedars Casino, Blyn, the Cody Rentas Band will chase away the holiday blues with acclaimed blues guitarist Cody Rentas, who has played the club for the past five years and has just turned 21. Dance away the night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. On Saturday, the eightpiece show and dance band Dance Factory will have you jumping and jiving from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sequim and Blyn On Sunday, Haywire ■ On Friday at The with Denny Secord Jr. Oasis Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washington St., the starts out an evening of great entertainment from Old Sidekicks play from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., then 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. backs up Ted Vigil’s On Saturday, spend an intimate evening with Ted “John Denver Christmas Show” from 7 p.m. to Vigil performing from 8:30 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. On Friday in the Rain■ On Friday at Cedars forest Bar, Al Harris at Dungeness’ Stymie’s Bar and Grill, 1965 Wood- and Sarah Shea play jazz with vocals from 7 p.m. to cock Road, Trevor and Sam the Pirates will dish 10 p.m. out Irish pub music and On Saturday, Billy folk songs from 6 p.m. to Shew plays blues, classics 9 p.m. and originals in the Rain■ Today at Wind Rose forest from 7 p.m. to Cellars, 143 W. Washing10 p.m. ton St., Cort Armstrong entertains from 5:30 p.m. Port Ludlow to 7:30 p.m. ■ Today in the Fireside On Friday, Taylor AckRoom at the Resort at ley plays solo honky-tonk Port Ludlow, 1 Heron from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Road, Trevor Hanson On Saturday, Ackley plays from 4 p.m. to closing does West Coast jazz from time. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ■ Today at Castaways Restaurant and Night Club, 1213 Marine Drive, it’s Jerry Robison and company with High Country’s Rusty and Duke from 5 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. On Saturday, The Night Beats play country and rock ’n’ roll classics for dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight. ■ On Sunday, The Mogis are at Next Door Gastropub, 113 W. First St., at 4 p.m. ■ On Friday at the Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 W. U.S. Highway 101, Old Tyme Country plays old-time country tunes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Sunday, join the country jam from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Port Townsend ■ On Friday at the Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St., singer/songwriter from Seattle Paul Benoit sings original blues, roots and Americana from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. No cover. On Saturday, the Groove Merchants play jazz from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. $5 cover. ■ On Friday, chase away the holiday blues with Andy Koch and the Badd Dog Blues Society with Jeff Dale and the Port Authority Shakedown rhythm section at Middletown Dreams, 213 Taylor St., at 9 p.m. ■ On Friday at Highway 20 Road House, 2152 Sims Way, Buck Ellard plays country originals and covers from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. No cover. ■ On Friday, The Pine Hearts play Americana and bluegrass at Sirens, 823 Water St., at 9 p.m. $5 cover. On Saturday, Small Souls, a Portland, Ore., trio with folk, rock and alt-country influences, performs at 9 p.m. $5 cover. ■ Today at the Cellar Door, 940 Water St., Kevin Mason offers up his Christmas show from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. $5 cover. ■ Today, Steve Grandinetti plays guitar at the Owl Sprit Cafe, 218 Polk St., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. ■ Every Monday, Trevor Hanson plays guitar at Alchemy, 842 Washington St., from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Port Hadlock ■ On Saturday, Andy Koch and the Badd Dog Blues Society with Jeff Dale and the Port Author-

ity Shakedown rhythm section will play a winter solstice party at Zoog’s Caveman Cookin, 141 Chimacum Road. Music starts at 9 p.m. $3 cover.

High notes ■ On Saturday, the Washington Old Time Fiddlers meet at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, with a jam at noon, followed by a performance at 1:30 p.m. The Old Sidekicks and musicians of all ages will perform. ■ On Saturday, the Quimper Grange square dance and social starts at 7:30 p.m. The Willow StWeet Women (Becky Evasick, Katya Kirsch, Carol Hardy and Lori Bernstein) play with Seattleite Charmaine Slaven calling the dances. Bring snacks to share and a personal water bottle. Adults, $5; 16 and younger, free. For more information, visit www.ptcommunity or phone Dave Thielk at 360-385-3308.

________ John Nelson is a self-styled music lover and compulsive night owl who believes in “KLMA — Keep Live Music Alive” on the North Olympic Peninsula. His column, Live Music, appears every Thursday. Are you performing in or promoting a live music gig? Contact John by phoning 360-565-1139 or emailing news@peninsuladaily, with John Nelson in the subject line. And note: Nelson’s usual deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. preceding Thursday’s column. For next week’s column, it will be Monday at noon. Also, check out “Nightlife,” a listing of entertainment at nightspots across the Peninsula, in Friday’s Peninsula Spotlight magazine.

Death Notices Jacqueline Arlene (Oliver) Fink Sept. 9, 1932 — Dec. 15, 2013

Port Angeles resident Jacqueline Arlene (Oliver) Fink died of age-related causes at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. She was 81. Services: Funeral service at11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 591 Mon-

roe Road, Port Angeles. A graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Mount Angeles Memorial Park, 45 S. Monroe Road, Port Angeles. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements.

Coan Rivenbark died of age-related causes. He was 86. Services: Memorial service with military honors at 11 a.m. today at Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel, 108 W. Alder St. Chaplain Dale Butler will officiate. Sequim Valley Funeral Asa Coan Rivenbark Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Aug. 31, 1927 — Dec. 13, 2013 www.sequimvalleychapel. com Sequim resident Asa

Thomas Benjamin Irwin May 4, 1921 — Dec. 16, 2013

Port Angeles resident Thomas Benjamin Irwin died of age-related causes. He was 92. Services: A private family service was held. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements.

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Income ‘inequality’? Try hard work IN A RECENT speech, President Barack Obama declared income “inequality” to be “the defining challenge of our time.” It is time for me to come clean; to own Cal up to a dark Thomas secret I have been hiding most of my life. It is embarrassing to admit it, but I suffer from income inequality. Yes, there are hundreds of thousands — perhaps millions — of people who make more money than I do, and it has affected my life in ways too numerous to recount. Starting with my first summer job as a bellhop and kitchen worker at a hotel in Maine when I was 14, I kept records of the amount of money I earned. The ledger records that on a really good day, I made as much as $8 in tips. The hotel owner paid me a salary of $20 a week, but included a small room in the basement and all the food I could eat. He made more money than I did. In the early 1960s, as a copy boy at NBC News in Washington, my take-home pay was less than $100 a week. Everyone else, including, I suspect, the janitor, made more than I did.

When I finally got on the air as a broadcast journalist, my NBC check stubs were far less than the withholding on David Brinkley’s paycheck. I still bear the scars from this income “inequality.” When I was 37, I made $25,000 a year and took public transportation to and from work. Many others, including most of the people I interviewed, made far more money than I did. Some of them had cars and drivers to squire them around Washington. Was it “fair” that these people were richer than I was? Absolutely, as long as I had the opportunity through education, risk-taking, experience and hard work to eventually make more. President Obama and some leaders in the Democratic Party appear to want us to accept a false premise: that if I earn more money than you, I “owe” you some of my money to make things “fair.” This might be true if the amount of money available were fixed, but it is not. The communist philosophy is similar to this way of thinking: “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need,” is the slogan popularized by Karl Marx. In other words, mutually shared poverty with just enough to barely sustain everyone, not an avenue out of poverty with hope as the mode of transportation, hard work as the fuel and

success as the destination. Income “inequality” is a part of the greed-envy-entitlement philosophy promoted by liberals who want to addict more people to government and entice them to vote for the party that is effectively buying their loyalty. And now they want to extend the 99-week limit for unemployment benefits, which has the potential to enable those people who are unwilling to look for a job. Today, we have a tendency to punish the successful and subsidize the unsuccessful.

Peninsula Voices Abandoned cats Killing (euthanizing) feral cats or any living creature just because something bad “might” happen to them someday is morally wrong and unjust. Humans caused the problem of abandoned, homeless cats, and humans can fix it. The cats aren’t to blame and do not deserve to die because humans have let them down. TNR (trap, neuter, return) advocates want more than anything for there to be no more aban-

doned, homeless cats and for every cat to have a loving home. They are working toward that goal in the most humane way possible. Trap-and-kill is cruel and has been proven not to work. TNR is humane and it works. It’s a no-brainer. A fixed cat won’t reproduce, and feral-cat numbers go down leading to greatly reduced euthanasia and more cats in loving homes. We can do this: Make sure all your cats are fixed. If you are able, offer to help others fix their cats

and make sure it happens. Always adopt from a shelter or rescue; never buy from pet shops selling unfixed cats/kittens or online. Save a life: Adopt a black cat or older cat. They are hardest for shelters to find homes for. Do your part to support spaying/neutering, and remember that it is not the cats’ fault. Humans have let them down. They shouldn’t have to pay for that with their lives. Linda Dennis, Sequim


is one of victimization. Poor people are told they are victims because successful people have stolen from them what is rightfully theirs. Envy, greed and entitlement are not the things that built America or sustained her through numerous wars and a Great Depression. The concern should not be how much others make, but how much you can make if you apply yourself and adopt the values embraced by sucJEFF STAHLER/UNIVERSAL UCLICK cessful people. Those who It used to be the reverse, make what I once earned and think they can never earn more which motivated more people to are being told a lie. Realizing this become, if not a success, then at is the first step to improving least self-sustaining. one’s income and one’s life. There was a time when Amer________ icans would have been ashamed to take, much less ask for, anyCal Thomas is a Fox TV network commentator and syndithing from their fellow citizens. cated news columnist. If you were able-bodied, His column appears on this asking for help from the page every Thursday. government was regarded by a He can be reached at tmsediprevious generation as moral or by U.S. mail weakness. to Tribune Media Services, 2225 Today, the attitude promoted Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, by the income “inequality” crowd NY 14207.


the road is open or not, but without those other factors, I read [(“Budget Cutbacks Hit ONP,” PDN, Dec. the time and effort it would 18] that Olympic National take to open the road during the two holidays this Park’s Hurricane Ridge Road will be closed for the year, with virtually no snow on it, would be minimidweek Christmas and mal. New Year’s holidays this To not have the Ridge year. road open during the Park Superintendent Christmas and New Year Sarah Creachbaum is holidays this year is just quoted that the cutbacks wrong. are because of nationwide Creachbaum also says cuts to the National Park the park needs to conserve Service. what funds it has for the Yet there is only 1 foot of snow accumulated at the busy summer season. So the mostly out-oftop. town visitors to our area Other weather condiand the park take precetions also affect whether

Ridge closure

dent over the local citizens’ needs for access to the park at other times of the year? I think this is a serious error in judgment on the part of Superintendent Creachbaum. If it was a heavy snow situation like it has been in previous years, and the road crew had to work nearly ’round the clock to try to keep it open, I would say that for the two- or three-day opening it might be considered unreasonable, but that is not the case this year. James V. Loran, Port Angeles

Obama wrongs the Bill of Rights PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA proclaimed Dec. 15 Bill of Rights Day, praising those first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution as “the foundation of American liberty, securing our most fundamental rights — from the freedom to speak, assemble and practice our faith as we please to the protections that ensure justice under the law.” The next day, U.S. District Amy Judge Richard Goodman J. Leon called Obama’s surveillance policies “almost Orwellian” in a court order finding the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone metadata very likely unconstitutional. If that was not enough, the president’s own task force on the issues, the Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies, delivered its report, which the White House released,

with 46 recommendations for changes. One adviser to the panel, Sascha Meinrath of the Open Technology Institute, was skeptical, telling me that “intelligence-community insiders, administration officials, comprise the entirety of this five-member group.” She added: “I do not see how you can do a truly independent review of surveillance when so many people are tied in.” The panel is chaired by former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morrell, and is managed under the auspices of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, run by James Clapper. Clapper is widely considered to have lied in a Senate hearing on this issue. When asked by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., if the NSA collected phone records on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans, Clapper replied, “No, sir.” Following the Snowden leaks, Clapper admitted to NBC News that his answer was the “least untruthful” manner to say no. Leon’s ruling relates to just












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one of several filed after the June disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden about the vast, global surveillance system vacuuming up personal data from billions of people. A separate federal lawsuit in New York, ACLU v. Clapper, seeks to end the mass surveillance completely and to have all the data collected so far deleted. Anthony Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, called Edward Snowden “a patriot,” noting: “As a whistle-blower of illegal government activity that was sanctioned and kept secret by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government for years, he undertook great personal risk for the public good. “And he has single-handedly reignited a global debate about the extent and nature of government surveillance and our most fundamental rights as individuals.” Jay Carney, Obama’s press secretary, reiterated the White House’s hard line this week: “Mr. Snowden has been accused of leaking classified infor-

mation, and he faces felony charges here in the United States.” Currently in Russia, halfway through a year of temporary asylum he was granted there, Snowden this week issued a public letter to the people of Brazil, in hopes of gaining permanent asylum there. In the letter, Snowden wrote: “Six months ago, I stepped out from the shadows of the United States government’s National Security Agency to stand in front of a journalist’s camera . . . with open eyes, knowing that the decision would cost me family and my home, and would risk my life. “I was motivated by a belief that the citizens of the world deserve to understand the system in which they live.” He continued: “My greatest fear was that no one would listen to my warning. Never have I been so glad to have been so wrong.” The world continues to listen to Snowden. Adopted on Dec. 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights comprises the first

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10 amendments to the Constitution. While praising it last week and ticking through “our most fundamental rights,” Obama failed to mention the Fourth Amendment. It reads: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” Perhaps President Obama, the erstwhile constitutional-law professor, should go back and reread that amendment.

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Waiting on the weather SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS are dreaming of a white Christmas. Anglers are hoping for a wet Lee Christmas. Horton I don’t mean to point fingers, but Mother Nature is being a bit of a Scrooge about the moisture she allows to fall on the North Olympic Peninsula. Hurricane Ridge is ready for skiing and snowboarding except for the allimportant presence of the white stuff. Frank Crippen, owner of North by Northwest Surf Co. (360-4525144) in Port Angeles, said the Ridge needs 3 feet of compact snow before it can open to snow sporting. “We need a supportable base so the groomers don’t run over the shrubbery,” Crippen said. According to the Northwest Avalanche Center, Hurricane Ridge only had about 12 inches of snow as of Wednesday afternoon. “We need a good dump of snow,” Crippen said, adding that the requisite amount of snow can fall at the Ridge fairly quickly. “Two feet of fluffy snow doesn’t do a lot of good; 2 feet of heavy snow does do a lot of good.” Snow could be on the way. The National Weather Service is giving the Ridge a 90 percent chance of snow Thursday night and 100 percent chance of rain or snow Friday. Regardless of whether it snows or not, Hurricane Ridge will not be open for the holidays due to budget cuts (read this story from Wednesday’s edition of the Peninsula Daily News: But a white Christmas, just like the ones we used to know, would mean the Ridge should be able to open in early January. Of course, the Ridge will only be open on the weekends — unless budget cutbacks take those two days away as well.

Steelies still stalled A lack of rain on the West End is still preventing hatchery steelhead fishing form taking off. “We’re waiting for a big push of rain,” Brian Menkal of Brian’s Sporting Goods and More (360-6831950) in Sequim “We’re in a holding pattern.” Ward Norden, a fishing tackle wholesaler and former fishery biologist, worries about the current lack of steelhead is worrisome. “I was out in Forks talking to Kevin Hinchen, sporting goods manager at Forks Outfitters, and he showed me the fish-checker stats for the Bogey,” Norden said. “He and everyone else out there are very concerned. Catches are only 20 percent of normal since Thanksgiving. Even with the low, clear [river] conditions, there should be at least four times as many. “[Earlier this week] I was out on Whidbey [Island]. Almost no steelhead have been caught in weeks, and the residents at Lagoon Point can confirm only one. “Even with the low run [of steelhead] I am expecting, there should be more than this, especially for the Whidbey beach casters. "Not good signs.”

Forks wins with big 4th Spartans top Rochester in league play PENINSULA DAILY NEWS


Forks’ Leo Gonzales, left, launches a shot over Rochester’s Tanner Nelson during the Spartans’ 52-47 Evergreen League win at Forks High School.







Hawks DBs thrive in tough era Seattle defense is excelling in pass-happy NFL BY CHASE STUART THE NEW YORK TIMES

SEATTLE — As the passing revolution overtakes the NFL, football fans have become immune to the avalanche of falling records. Teams are averaging 239 passing yards per game and completing 61.3 percent of passes, metrics that would be single-season records. Peyton Manning is on a pace to break the single-season record for passing yards and passing touchdowns, and there was discussion last week that he was not even the most valuable player in the league. Josh Gordon set records for receiving yards in a two-, threeand four-game stretch this season, and the Cleveland Browns lost each of those games.


Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell, left, intercepts a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15). You can forgive fans for not starts the season with 19 touch- pass defense numbers look being impressed by gaudy pass- downs and no interceptions. worse than ever. ing numbers when Philadelphia The flip side to the eye-popTURN TO HAWKS/B4 Eagles quarterback Nick Foles ping passing numbers is that

Rams QB was almost a Cougar DB Washington native could have been a safety at WSU BY JACOB THORPE MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE

Razor clamming off the charts And now some good news: Razor clam diggers continue to have a stellar season. “On the ‘very good sign’ side, I have talked to people who have been razor clam digging,” Norden said. “They have not seen this many razor clams in years, and some don’t recall ever seeing them this large in winter.” The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has tentatively scheduled one more razor clam dig for 2013.

FORKS — The Forks Spartans picked up their first 1A Evergreen League win of the season with a 52-47 victory over Rochester in boys basketball action. Forks trailed by three points before outscoring the Warriors 22-14 in the last quarter. “We had a hard time with turning the ball over,” Forks coach Rick Gooding said. “But we didn’t give up. We never gave up. “We didn’t do a good job, but we won. That’s the important part.” Gooding said both teams struggled with shooting, with Spartans guard Colton Raben being the lone exception, finishing with a game-high 21 points. “We didn’t shoot the ball particularly well; we missed a lot of gimmes, but they missed a lot of gimmes, too,” Gooding said. “But Colton did a good job getting the ball in the hoop.” Forks also went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line down the stretch. Spartans post Leo Gonzales had another double-figure scoring effort with 15 points. Reis Lawson added eight and Ollie Sampson finished with six.


Colorado State Rams quarterback Garrett Grayson rolls out against Colorado earlier this season.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Back in 2011, Garrett Grayson had a chance to be a member of the Washington State defensive backfield. The quarterback passed on Washington State’s offer to play safety, and will try to pass all over the Cougars secondary on Saturday. It would have been a natural fit, given that his uncle, Dan Grayson, was an All-America linebacker at Washington State in the early 1990s. “He always says he was going to try and work things for Washington State because he wanted me to go there, but I’m happy I’m here,” Grayson said. Now at Colorado State, the junior quarterback will finally

have a chance to show Washington State fans his ability as a passer when Bowl Game the Rams face WashSaturday ington State vs. Colorado St. in the New at Albuquerque M e x i c o Time: 10 a.m. Bowl. On TV: ESPN Already this season Grayson has thrown for 3,327 yards while completing 62 percent of his passes. His receivers have found the end zone 21 times and he’s thrown just 10 interceptions. “He’s a gunslinger. He doesn’t make too many mistakes,” Washington State All-America safety Deone Bucannon said. Most importantly, Grayson has led Colorado State (7-6, 5-3 Mountain West) to its first bowl game since 2008. TURN






Today’s Today Girls Basketball: Neah Bay at LaConner, 5:30 p.m.; Evergreen Lutheran at Quilcene, 6 p.m. Boys Basketball: Evergreen Lutheran at Quilcene, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling: Port Townsend at Kingston, 7 p.m.; Olympic at Sequim, 7 p.m.; Port Angeles at North Mason, 7 p.m. Boys Swimming: Port Angeles at Bremerton, 3 p.m.

Friday Boys Basketball: Hoquiam at Forks, 5:30 p.m.; Port Townsend at North Kitsap, 7 p.m.; Port Angeles at Bremerton, 7 p.m.; Crescent at Taholah, 7 p.m.; Sequim at Klahowya, 7 p.m.; Life Christian at Chimacum, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Life Christian at Chimacum, 5:15 p.m.; Crescent at Taholah, 5:30 p.m.; North Kitsap at Port Townsend, 7 p.m.; Bremerton at Port Angeles, 7 p.m.; Hoquiam at Forks, 7 p.m.; Klahowya at Sequim, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball: Peninsula College vs. Mount Hood, at Clark Crossover Tournament (Vancouver, Wash.), 5 p.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College vs. Columbia Basin, at Tacoma Crossover Tournament, 1 p.m.

Saturday Boys Basketball: Neah Bay at Mary M. Knight, 4 p.m.; Oakville at Crescent, 5 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Wishkah Valley, 5:30 p.m. Girls Basketball: Neah Bay at Mary M. Knight, 2:30 p.m.; Oakville at Crescent, 3:30 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Wishkah Valley, 4 p.m. Wrestling: Port Townsend at Montesano Tournament, 9 a.m.; Port Angeles at Graham Morin Invite (Squalicum-Bellingham), 10 a.m. Women’s Basketball: Peninsula-Mount Hood loser vs. Wenatchee Valley-Clark loser, at Clark Crossover Tournament, 1 p.m.; PeninsulaMount Hood winner vs. Wenatchee Valley-Clark winner, 7 p.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula-Columbia Basin loser vs. Clackamas-Centralia loser, at Tacoma Crossover Tournament, 1 p.m.; PeninsulaColumbia Basin winner vs. Clackamas-Centralia winner, 5 p.m.

Area Sports Volleyball Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Adult City League Tuesday High Energy Birds 3, California Horizon 0 Game 1: HE 25, CH 11 Game 2: HE 25, CH 19 Game 3: HE 25, CH 19 Lakeside 3, Higher Grounds/Law Office Of Alan Millet 0 Game 1: LS 25, HG 17 Game 2: LS 25, HG 10 Game 3: LS 25, HG 8 Lakeside 3, California Horizon 0 Game 1: LS 25, CH 24 Game 2: LS 25, CH 11 Game 3: LS 25, CH 17

Preps Basketball Tuesday’s Scores BOYS BASKETBALL Asotin 69, Tekoa-Oakesdale 25 Auburn Riverside 69, Kentwood 67 Bainbridge 68, West Seattle 62 Ballard 62, Woodinville 53 Bellevue 79, Lake Washington 61 Black Hills 55, Aberdeen 34 Bothell 88, Skyline 77 Burlington-Edison 64, Lynden Christian 62, OT Cascade Christian 53, Life Christian Academy 46 Cashmere 63, Quincy 52 Central Valley 66, Rogers (Spokane) 50 Chelan 52, Cascade (Leavenworth) 30 Clover Park 61, Washington 48 Curlew 49, Republic 43 Curtis 67, Rogers (Puyallup) 54 Cusick 64, Selkirk 42 Davis 81, Chiawana 67 Deer Park 58, Freeman 39 Eastside Catholic 57, Seattle Prep 54 Eatonville 55, Chimacum 52 Edmonds-Woodway 87, Lynnwood 45 Ellensburg 57, East Valley (Yakima) 45 Elma 64, Tenino 46 Emerald Ridge 63, Spanaway Lake 47 Ephrata 61, Prosser 54 Everett 55, Oak Harbor 53 Evergreen Lutheran 63, Rainier Christian 54 Federal Way 70, Union 53 Ferndale 63, Anacortes 56 Ferris 67, Lewis and Clark 50 Firm Foundation 45, Washington School For The Deaf 41 Forks 52, Rochester 47 Fort Vancouver 66, R.A. Long 57 Franklin 85, Ingraham 46 Garfield 76, Redmond 44 Garfield-Palouse 61, Valley Christian 46 Glacier Peak 56, Shorecrest 50 Grandview 86, Othello 48 Hoquiam 63, Rainier 61 Inchelium 64, Northport 48 Inglemoor 73, Newport 61 Kalama 71, Castle Rock 35 Kamiak 55, Mariner 45 Kamiakin 66, Sunnyside 30 Kennewick 55, Eisenhower 37 Kentlake 60, Bonney Lake 43 Kentridge 70, Kent-Meridian 50 King’s 56, Archbishop Murphy 36 La Salle 67, Mabton 53 LaConner 50, Seattle Lutheran 49 Lakeland, Idaho 67, East Valley (Spokane) 61 Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 68, Newport 31 Lakewood 66, Granite Falls 52 Liberty (Spangle) 63, Davenport 50 Liberty Bell 44, Waterville 36 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 59, Springdale 50 Lummi 68, Lopez 27 Lyle-Wishram 46, Dufur, Ore. 38 Mead 57, Gonzaga Prep 53

Mercer Island 56, Liberty 39 Monroe 45, Mount Vernon 38 Morton/White Pass 96, Mossyrock 54 Mount Si 58, Interlake 22 Nathan Hale 67, Cleveland 63 Northwest Christian (Lacey) 51, South Bend 27 O’Dea 80, Blanchet 41 Okanogan 68, Tonasket 58 Omak 56, Oroville 55 Onalaska 57, Adna 36 Post Falls, Idaho 63, Hanford 51 Rainier Beach 100, Chief Sealth 28 River View 62, Dayton 40 Riverside 52, Medical Lake 43 Riverside Christian 45, DeSales 30 Roosevelt 69, Eastlake 59 Sandy, Ore. 59, Mark Morris 42 Scappoose, Ore. 50, Kelso 44 Seattle Christian 56, Bellevue Christian 51 Selah 46, Toppenish 34 Shadle Park 67, North Central 42 Shoreline Christian 54, Grace Academy 43 Shorewood 53, Meadowdale 43 Shorewood Christian 66, Christian Faith 50 Skyview 55, Ridgefield 53 South Whidbey 68, Coupeville 53 Squalicum 56, Bellingham 52 Stanwood 63, Marysville-Getchell 39 Steilacoom 82, Orting 29 Sultan 78, Cedarcrest 75 Sumner 59, Franklin Pierce 42 Tacoma Baptist 68, Darrington 33 Tahoma 58, Auburn 57 Thomas Jefferson 71, Mt. Rainier 68 Todd Beamer 83, Bethel 55 Tri-Cities Prep 69, Wahluke 47 Toutle Lake 59, Napavine 48 Tulalip Heritage 76, Providence Classical Christian 41 Tumwater 69, Capital 55 University 53, Mt. Spokane 41 University Prep 74, Eastside Prep 28 W. F. West 85, River Ridge 78 Wahkiakum 64, Pe Ell 34 Wapato 62, West Valley (Yakima) 39 Warden 56, Kittitas 54 White River 44, Fife 41 White Swan 45, Sunnyside Christian 44 Wilbur-Creston 65, Bridgeport 47 Yakama Tribal 75, Trout Lake-Glenwood 27 Postponements and Cancellations Lake Stevens vs. Snohomish, ppd. to Dec 18. GIRLS BASKETBALL Auburn Mountainview 65, Kentlake 46 Bellarmine Prep 54, South Kitsap 34 Black Hills 73, Aberdeen 35 Blaine 62, Meridian 23 Bonney Lake 67, Mount Tahoma 34 Capital 54, Tumwater 40 Cascade Christian 64, Life Christian Academy 33 Cashmere 57, Quincy 15 Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 60, Highland Christian Prep 38 Cedarcrest 69, Sultan 21 Central Valley 65, Rogers (Spokane) 24 Chelan 45, Cascade (Leavenworth) 34 Chewelah 44, Kettle Falls 38 Chiawana 83, Davis 34 Columbia River 57, Washougal 39 Coupeville 42, South Whidbey 27 Curtis 46, Rogers (Puyallup) 45 Darrington 49, Tacoma Baptist 39 Davenport 68, Liberty (Spangle) 38 DeSales 63, Riverside Christian 16 East Valley (Spokane) 57, Lakeland, Idaho 17 Eatonville 59, Chimacum 13 Ellensburg 47, East Valley (Yakima) 38 Elma 62, Tenino 22 Emerald Ridge 54, Spanaway Lake 19 Ephrata 39, Prosser 25 Freeman 53, Deer Park 24 Garfield-Palouse 36, Valley Christian 14 Gonzaga Prep 63, Mead 48 Grandview 74, Othello 36 Hanford 55, Post Falls, Idaho 50 Hoquiam 50, Rainier 47, OT Inchelium 56, Northport 32 Kalama 66, Castle Rock 19 Kentwood 60, Auburn Riverside 36 La Salle 59, Mabton 34 Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 43, Newport 38 Lakewood 49, Granite Falls 11 Lewis and Clark 66, Ferris 58 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 46, Springdale 43 Lopez 42, Lummi 32 Lynden 73, Mount Baker 59 Mark Morris 72, Hudson’s Bay 26 Marysville-Pilchuck 47, Sehome 19 Medical Lake 41, Riverside 33 Mt. Rainier 72, Thomas Jefferson 18 Naselle 55, North Beach 40 Nooksack Valley 47, Sedro-Woolley 31 Okanogan 68, Tonasket 58 Omak 39, Oroville 32 Puyallup 57, Lakes 41 Republic 76, Curlew 26 River View 26, Dayton 23 Rochester 68, Forks 15 Selah 70, Toppenish 59 Selkirk 46, Cusick 45 Shadle Park 51, North Central 48 Shoreline Christian 49, Grace Academy 34 Shorewood 50, Christian Faith 38 South Bend 36, Northwest Christian (Lacey) 24 Steilacoom 45, Orting 19 Sumner 65, Franklin Pierce 17 Sunnyside Christian 60, White Swan 44 Tahoma 56, Auburn 29 Tekoa-Oakesdale 63, Asotin 38 Todd Beamer 65, Bethel 30 Tri-Cities Prep 51, Wahluke 33 University 48, Mt. Spokane 47 University Prep 65, Eastside Prep 1 W. F. West 43, River Ridge 23 Warden 46, Kittitas 37 Washington 49, Clover Park 37 Waterville 55, Liberty Bell 28 West Valley (Yakima) 61, Wapato 30 White River 65, Fife 25 Wilbur-Creston 59, Bridgeport 22 Willapa Valley 53, Ocosta 22 Woodland 65, LaCenter 30 Postponements and Cancellations Kennedy vs. Crosspoint Academy, ppd.


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PA 205 228 291 324 PA 349 385 357 434 PA 270 208 324 388 PA 391 362 339 425 PA 372 255 311 393 PA 311 296 367 354 PA 319 355 399 375 PA 274 277 332 362

Sunday, Dec. 22 Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 10 a.m. Indianapolis at Kansas City, 10 a.m. Denver at Houston, 10 a.m. Miami at Buffalo, 10 a.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 10 a.m. Dallas at Washington, 10 a.m. Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m. Minnesota at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Tennessee at Jacksonville, 10 a.m. Arizona at Seattle, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Oakland at San Diego, 1:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 1:25 p.m. New England at Baltimore, 1:25 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 Atlanta at San Francisco, 5:40 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29 Green Bay at Chicago, 10 a.m. Houston at Tennessee, 10 a.m. Philadelphia at Dallas, 10 a.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 10 a.m. Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 10 a.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 10 a.m. Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m. Washington at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m. Baltimore at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 10 a.m. N.Y. Jets at Miami, 10 a.m. Buffalo at New England, 10 a.m. Denver at Oakland, 1:25 p.m. Kansas City at San Diego, 1:25 p.m. St. Louis at Seattle, 1:25 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 1:25 p.m.

Hockey National Hockey League WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 36 24 7 5 53 116 91 Los Angeles 35 23 8 4 50 97 68 San Jose 34 21 7 6 48 112 84 Vancouver 36 20 10 6 46 100 86 Phoenix 33 18 10 5 41 105 103 Calgary 34 13 16 5 31 86 108 Edmonton 36 11 22 3 25 93 123 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 37 25 7 5 55 138 102 St. Louis 33 22 7 4 48 114 80 Colorado 33 22 10 1 45 96 78 Minnesota 36 20 11 5 45 84 83 Dallas 33 16 12 5 37 95 101 Nashville 34 16 15 3 35 78 95 Winnipeg 36 15 16 5 35 95 106 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 34 23 9 2 48 94 70 Montreal 36 21 12 3 45 91 76 Tampa Bay 34 20 11 3 43 93 82 Detroit 36 15 12 9 39 91 99 Toronto 36 17 16 3 37 99 105 Ottawa 35 14 15 6 34 99 113 Florida 35 13 17 5 31 81 110 Buffalo 34 8 23 3 19 59 98 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 35 24 10 1 49 108 75 Washington 34 18 13 3 39 107 102 Carolina 34 14 13 7 35 79 94 Philadelphia 34 15 15 4 34 81 93 N.Y. Rangers 34 16 17 1 33 76 91 New Jersey 34 13 15 6 32 78 85 Columbus 34 14 16 4 32 87 95 N.Y. Islanders 35 9 19 7 25 85 121 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s Games Tampa Bay 3, N.Y. Islanders 2, SO Minnesota 3, Vancouver 2, SO Boston 2, Calgary 0 Buffalo 4, Winnipeg 2 Florida 3, Toronto 1 Montreal 3, Phoenix 1 Anaheim 5, Detroit 2 Philadelphia 5, Washington 2 San Jose 4, St. Louis 2

Chicago 3, Nashville 1 Dallas 3, Colorado 2 Los Angeles 3, Edmonton 0 Wednesday’s Games Ottawa at New Jersey, late. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, late. Today’s Games Boston at Buffalo, 4 p.m. Phoenix at Toronto, 4 p.m. Columbus at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Minnesota at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m. Florida at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m. Calgary at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Nashville at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m. Montreal at St. Louis, 5 p.m. Vancouver at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Edmonton at Colorado, 6:30 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Anaheim at New Jersey, 4 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 4 p.m. Vancouver at Chicago, 5 p.m. Florida at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.

National Basketball Association WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division W L Pct Portland 22 4 .846 Oklahoma City 20 4 .833 Denver 14 10 .583 Minnesota 12 13 .480 Utah 6 21 .222 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Clippers 17 9 .654 Phoenix 14 9 .609 Golden State 14 12 .538 L.A. Lakers 12 13 .480 Sacramento 7 16 .304 Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 19 5 .792 Houston 16 9 .640 Dallas 14 10 .583 New Orleans 11 12 .478 Memphis 10 14 .417 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 12 14 .462 Toronto 9 13 .409 Brooklyn 9 15 .375 New York 7 17 .292 Philadelphia 7 19 .269 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 18 6 .750 Atlanta 13 12 .520 Charlotte 11 14 .440 Washington 10 13 .435 Orlando 8 17 .320 Central Division W L Pct Indiana 20 4 .833 Detroit 12 14 .462 Chicago 9 14 .391 Cleveland 9 15 .375 Milwaukee 5 19 .208

GB — 1 7 9½ 16½ GB — 1½ 3 4½ 8½ GB — 3½ 5 7½ 9 GB — 1 2 4 5 GB — 5½ 7½ 7½ 10½ GB — 9 10½ 11 15

Tuesday’s Games Portland 119, Cleveland 116 Charlotte 95, Sacramento 87 L.A. Lakers 96, Memphis 92 Oklahoma City 105, Denver 93 Golden State 104, New Orleans 93 Wednesday’s Games Utah at Orlando, late. Indiana at Miami, late. Charlotte at Toronto, late. Detroit at Boston, late. Sacramento at Atlanta, late. Washington at Brooklyn, late. Portland at Minnesota, late. New York at Milwaukee, late. Memphis at Dallas, late. San Antonio at Phoenix, late. Chicago at Houston, late. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, late. Thursday’s Games Chicago at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Milwaukee at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m. Sacramento at Miami, 4:30 p.m. Utah at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. Charlotte at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Houston at Indiana, 5 p.m. Toronto at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Phoenix at Denver, 6 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.

College Football Bowl Schedule Saturday Gildan New Mexico: Washington State vs. Colorado State, Albuquerque, N.M., 10 a.m. (ESPN) Royal Purple Las Vegas: Fresno State vs. USC, Las Vegas, 12:30 p.m. (ABC) Famous Idaho Potato: Buffalo vs. San Diego State, Boise, Idaho, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) R+L Carriers New Orleans: Tulane vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, New Orleans, 6 p.m. (ESPN) Monday Beef ‘O’ Brady’s: East Carolina vs. Ohio, St. Petersburg, Fla., 11 a.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii: Boise State vs. Oregon State, Honolulu, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 26 Little Caesars Pizza: Pittsburgh vs. Bowling Green, Detroit, 3 p.m. (ESPN) S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia: Utah State vs. Northern Illinois, San Diego, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 27 Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman: Marshall vs. Maryland, Annapolis, Md., 11:30 a.m. (ESPN) Texas Bowl: Syracuse vs. Minnesota, Houston, 3 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger: BYU vs. Washington, San Francisco, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 28 New Era Pinstripe: Rutgers vs. Notre Dame, Bronx, N.Y., 9 a.m. (ESPN) Belk: Cincinnati vs. North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C., 12:20 p.m. (ESPN) Russell Athletic: Miami vs. Louisville, Orlando, Fla., 3:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings: Michigan vs. Kansas

4:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Basketball NCAA, UCLA vs. Duke, Holiday Hoops, Site: Madison Square Garden New York City, N.Y. (Live) 4:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Volleyball NCAA, Wisconsin vs. Texas, National Semifinal, Site: Key Arena - Seattle (Live) 5 p.m. (31) TNT Basketball NBA, Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Site: Chesapeake Energy Arena - Oklahoma City (Live) 6:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Basketball H.S., Huntington Prep vs. Arsenal Tech (Live) 6:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Volleyball NCAA, Washington vs. Penn State, National Semifinal, Site: Key Arena Seattle (Live) 7 p.m. (47) GOLF AsianTour, Royal Trophy, Day 1, Site: Dragon Lake Golf Club - Guangzhou, China (Live) 7:30 p.m. (31) TNT Basketball NBA, San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors, Site: The Oracle - Oakland (Live) State, Tempe, Ariz., 7:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 30 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces: Middle Tennessee vs. Navy, Fort Worth, Texas, 8:45 a.m. (ESPN) Franklin American Mortgage Music City: Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech, Nashville, Tenn., 12:15 p.m. (ESPN) Valero Alamo: Oregon vs. Texas, San Antonio, 3:45 p.m. (ESPN) National University Holiday: Arizona State vs. Texas Tech, San Diego, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 31 AdvoCare V100: Arizona vs. Boston College, Shreveport, La., 9:30 a.m. (ESPN) Hyundai Sun: Virginia Tech vs. UCLA, El Paso, Texas, 11 a.m. (CBS) AutoZone Liberty: Rice vs. Mississippi State, Memphis, Tenn., 1 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A: Duke vs. Texas A&M, Atlanta, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 Gator: Nebraska vs. Georgia, Jacksonville, Fla., 9 a.m. (ESPN2) Heart of Dallas: UNLV vs. North Texas, Dallas, 9 a.m. (ESPNU) Capital One: Wisconsin vs. South Carolina, Orlando, Fla., 10 a.m. (ABC) Outback: Iowa vs. LSU, Tampa, Fla., 10 a.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO*: Stanford vs. Michigan State, Pasadena, Calif., 2 p.m. (ESPN) Tostitos Fiesta*: UCF vs. Baylor, Glendale, Ariz., 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 2 Allstate Sugar*: Oklahoma vs. Alabama, New Orleans, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 3 AT&T Cotton: Oklahoma State vs. Missouri, Arlington, Texas, 4:30 p.m. (FOX) Discover Orange*: Clemson vs. Ohio State, Miami, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 4 BBVA Compass: Vanderbilt vs. Houston, Birmingham, Ala., 10 a.m. (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 5 GoDaddy: Arkansas State vs. Ball State, Mobile, Ala., 6 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 6 VIZIO BCS National Championship*: Florida State vs. Auburn, Pasadena, Calif., 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) * denotes Bowl Championship Series game

College Basketball Major College Scores Tuesday FAR WEST Denver 90, Belmont 62 Loyola Marymount 79, Cal Poly 59 New Mexico St. 67, New Mexico 61 Oregon 89, UC Irvine 63 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 90, Bacone 63 Incarnate Word 98, Open Bible 53 North Texas 64, Cent. Arkansas 55 Oklahoma 91, Texas-Arlington 89 Oklahoma St. 75, Delaware St. 43 Toledo 78, Arkansas St. 65 MIDWEST Creighton 88, Ark.-Pine Bluff 51 Green Bay 76, Tennessee Tech 49 Ill.-Chicago 88, Purdue-Calumet 61 Marquette 91, Ball St. 53 Michigan St. 78, North Florida 48 Purdue 79, Md.-Eastern Shore 50 Youngstown St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 59 EAST Cincinnati 44, Pittsburgh 43 Duquesne 78, St. Francis (Pa.) 71 Florida 77, Memphis 75 Georgetown 85, Elon 76 Providence 76, Yale 74 SOUTH Florida St. 106, Charlotte 62 Jacksonville St. 82, Cent. Michigan 73 Liberty 77, Howard 59 Longwood 80, Va. Intermont 61 Louisiana Tech 64, McNeese St. 50 Louisiana-Lafayette 103, Centenary 69 Louisville 90, Missouri St. 60 Manhattan 86, South Carolina 68 Marshall 121, Alice Lloyd 57 Middle Tennessee 102, Tenn. Temple 52 Mississippi St. 78, Florida A&M 65 Murray St. 73, S. Illinois 65 SC State 83, Coastal Carolina 78 South Alabama 82, Dillard 73 South Florida 68, Florida Gulf Coast 66, 2OT Stetson 64, FAU 62 UCF 104, Jacksonville 64 VCU 72, Wofford 57 Vanderbilt 58, Austin Peay 56 Wake Forest 77, St. Bonaventure 62





UW to improve play from 2012 bowl Bowl fighting hunger without Kraft name


SEATTLE — Marcus Peters has spoken before of last season’s disappointing finish, and how it stuck with the Washington Huskies during offseason workouts. And those workouts might end up being the reason why Peters, a sophomore cornerback, and his teammates finish this season with a different feeling. Their preparation was lacking, Peters said, prior to last year’s Las Vegas Bowl, which the Huskies lost to Boise State. Conditioning was a part of that. “[The Broncos] ran uptempo at the start of the game, and we weren’t really prepared for that,” Peters said. “This year, we just want to make sure we’re prepared for everything. We’re studying film real hard, and we’ve just been working hard throughout the week of preparation. “We just want to go out so there’s no lumps in our game plan.” This year’s Fight Hunger Bowl opponent, Brigham Young, will operate at the same speed on offense. But the Cougars will do so with a more physical front. “[The Cougars] have Stanford’s offensive line, and [Arizona State’s] playbook,” Peters said. “It’s going to be a real fast game, but a physical game at that.” BYU (8-4) ranks 14th in the country in total offense, and is one of only four teams to run 1,000 or more plays in 12 games this season. Washington interim coach Marques Tuiasosopo said he thinks the Huskies and BYU are “close” in terms of style of play, though the Cougars feature



SAN FRANCISCO — The Fight Hunger Bowl is keeping its cause even without its title sponsor. The San Francisco-based bowl game that will be played Dec. 27 between BYU and Washington will still be focused on feeding the hungry even though Kraft Foods declined an option on its contract, leaving the bowl without a title sponsor. Instead of seeking a new sponsor or new name for the bowl in its final year in San Francisco before moving to the 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara next year, executive director Gary Cavalli decided to keep the Fight Hunger name for a final year.

Washington’s Marcus Peters (21) makes an interception against Stanford in October. Also in on the play are Stanford’s Michael Rector, left, and Continue the fight Washington’s Will Shamburger, center a few more veteran players. The Huskies practiced longer this week than they had in previous bowl-week preparations. Tuiasosopo said that they’re treating this week’s practices as if it were game week, though their final practice in Seattle is today, and the team departs for San Francisco on Sunday. “Each day that passes, I think what’s right in front of them is in their sights,” Tuiasosopo said. “The excitement builds day by day, and these guys have done a great job of plugging through.”

New assistant coach? According to, former Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease will join the staff of new Washington coach Chris Petersen. The report doesn’t specify Pease’s specific role. No

official announcements have been made by Washington in regard to any new assistants since Petersen was hired. Pease was fired by Florida after the Gators stumbled to a 4-8 record this season, their first losing season since 1979. Florida’s offense was depleted by a handful of injuries to key players, including the Gators’ top two quarterbacks. Pease was an assistant under Petersen from 20062011 at Boise State, and was the team’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2011. He was Florida’s offensive coordinator for two seasons under coach Will Muschamp. Washington’s current offensive coordinator is Eric Kiesau. He and the Huskies’ remaining assistant coaches are expected to remain on staff through the bowl game.

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All-Americans Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and running back Bishop Sankey were named to The Associated Press’ All-America teams — Sankey made the second team, SeferianJenkins the third. Sankey, who was a semifinalist for the national Doak Walker Award, finished behind Boston College’s Andre Williams and Ka’Deem Carey of Arizona for first-team All-America honors. The Pac-12 Conference has 14 players on the AP’s three teams, with six on the first team — including Washington State safety Deone Bucannon Sankey was also named to Sports Illustrated’s AllAmerica second team. Seferian-Jenkins was named as an honorable mention.

“We had to evaluate whether we wanted to call it something different like the San Francisco Bowl for one year or whether to keep the fight hunger cause going,” Cavalli said. “We wanted to continue the fight hunger cause and it was less confusing not to have an interim name.” The only other bowl without a title sponsor or presenter this year is the Texas Bowl. Cavalli expects to have a

new title sponsor announced early next year when the bowl is expected to have a higher profile. Starting with a six-year contract in 2014, the bowl will move up in the pecking order in the Pac-12 with the fourth choice of teams, matched up against a team finishing between fifth and seventh in the Big Ten. Kraft sponsored the game the past three years and dedicated it to addressing the problem of hunger in America. The bowl donated more than 300,000 meals to Bay Area food banks during that time and players in the game spent Christmas Day serving meals at local shelters. “The teams that have been here the last three years said the fight hunger component made the game more meaningful and more special to them,” Cavalli said. “The experience of distributing food to the hungry on Christmas Day is something they will remember for the rest of their lives.” But Kraft split into two companies last year, with its snack foods division becoming Mondelez International and dedicating most of its marketing money to markets outside the United States.

Preps: Forks CONTINUED FROM B1 improves to 2-3 on the season (1-1 in league play). Tyler Gedney led Rochester (1-1, 2-3) with 18 Forks 52, Rochester 47 points, but he was held to Rochester 9 15 9 14— 47 6 14 10 22— 52 two points after the Spar- Forks Individual scoring tans made halftime adjust- Rochester (2-3) ments devised by assistant Yarber 2, Gedney 18, Wilson 8, Blanchard 12. Forks (2-3) coach Mark Raben. Raben 21, Lawson 8, Greene 2, Ollie 6, Gonzales With the win, Forks 15.

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Hawks: Ranking pass defense CONTINUED FROM B1 ary. Safeties Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor are The rules changes that Pro Bowl players having have made life easier for great seasons, while corneroffenses have made the back Richard Sherman game more challenging for should be a first-team AllPro selection for the second pass defenses. Consider that in 1973 year in a row. As a result, opponents the Miami Dolphins allowed 92 passing yards per game, are left having to throw a modern-day record that short passes in hopes of will not be broken in the moving the ball. The current passing environ- Seahawks are allowing 9.9 yards per completion and ment. All statistics must be 4.8 yards per pass attempt: judged in the context of both figures lead all pass their era; under that light, defenses. the Seahawks’ pass defense There is no question that looks to be one of the best in Seattle has the best pass history. defense in the NFL, but Seattle ranks No. 1 in how does it compare to passing yards allowed and other teams in modern hisin interceptions, a feat that tory? has been accomplished only First, we need to comthree times in the NFL. bine the main pass statisTwo of those teams won tics into one category. championships that season The preferred approach (the 2002 Buccaneers and is the advanced statistic the 1963 Bears), while the Adjusted Net Yards per third (the 1982 Dolphins) Attempt, which is similar to lost in the Super Bowl. team passing yards per Seattle has allowed only attempt (including sack 14 touchdown passes, tied yards lost in the numerator for second with Carolina and sacks in the denominaand only one behind Ten- tor), but adds 20 yards for nessee for the league lead. each passing touchdown The website Pro Football and subtracts 45 yards for Focus ranks the Seahawks’ each interception. The league average pass rush as the best in the NFL, and Seattle has one of Adjusted Net Yards per the most talented and deep- Attempt this season is 5.97, est defensive lines in foot- which would also be an NFL record. (The previous ball. But the strength of the high was 5.93, set last seaSeahawks is in the second- son.)

The Seahawks have allowed just 3.40 ANY/A, easily the best in the league (San Francisco and Carolina are second and third at 4.62 and 4.73). But since the ANY/A league average has been rising for years, we cannot just compare Seattle to teams of yesteryear. We also need to measure how far from the league average each pass defense has performed.

Crunching numbers The simplest way to measure deviation from the average is to measure the standard deviation among all pass defenses in the NFL. In 2013, the standard deviation of the ANY/A ratings of the 32 teams is 0.93. As a result, Seattle’s pass defense is 2.76 standard deviations above the 2013 mean of 5.97. If the Seahawks can maintain that level of dominance, it will rank as the fourth best season since 1970. By this method, the top pass defense was fielded by Tampa Bay in 2002, the year the Buccaneers won the Super Bowl. In 2002, Tampa Bay allowed 2.34 Adjusted Net Yards per Attempt; that season, the league average was 5.35 and the standard deviation

was again 0.93. As a result, the Tampa Bay pass defense was 3.22 standard deviations better than average. In the postseason, the Buccaneers allowed just three touchdowns while scoring four touchdowns on interception returns. The second best defense was posted by the 1988 Vikings, who produced an ANY/A rating that was 3.21 standard deviations above the mean. Seattle Coach Pete Carroll is likely to remember that team well, as he was Minnesota’s defensive backs coach that season. Only one other pass defense, that of the 1970 Vikings, was farther from the mean than the current Seahawks. In addition to the 2002 Buccaneers, the famous 1985 Bears and 1974 Steelers also rank high on the list of best pass defenses since 1970. While a look at the raw numbers would indicate that the Seahawks’ defense cannot compare to the great defenses of yesteryear, that is only because the modern NFL environment is skewed heavily toward the pass. After adjusting for era, the Seahawks’ pass defense is only a Super Bowl championship away from being considered one of history’s best.

Officials ready for winter-weather Super Bowl THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Standing amid giant piles of snow in the shadow of MetLife Stadium, Super Bowl organizers said Wednesday that they’re prepared to deploy thousands of trucks and tons of salt to prevent snowy weather from interfering with the biggest football game of the year. Officials held the press

conference to assure the public that snow or ice will not hinder the game on Feb. 2, when it will debut as the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl in NFL history. The stadium has several snow melters on hand that can clear the fields quickly, including one machine that can melt up to 600 tons of snow per hour, said the stadium’s CEO, Brad Mayne. Removable snow chutes can

M’s re-sign Gutierrez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SEATTLE — The Mariners have re-signed oftinjured outfielder Franklin Gutierrez to a $1 million, one-year contract, adding needed depth to their outfield. Seattle announced the deal Wednesday following a physical. Gutierrez became a free agent after the Mariners declined his $7.5 million option, but he chose to

return to Seattle for a sixth season hoping he can finally stay healthy. Gutierrez won a Gold Glove in 2010 but has spent most of the past three seasons on the disabled list. He missed 106 games last season with hamstring problems that led to two extended stints on the DL. In addition to his base salary, Gutierrez can earn performance bonuses based on plate appearances.

funnel snow out of the seating and concourse areas, he said. “As you can imagine, Mother Nature and her storms come in many different varieties,� Mayne said. “And so we have to be flexible in how we address each and every storm.� Mayne pointed to the most recent storm to hit the region last week, which dropped 6.3 inches of snow

and ice on the stadium just hours before the New York Giants played host to the Seattle Seahawks. “Even though the storm ended just hours prior to kickoff, our experienced crew were able to have the stadium ready,� Mayne said. The stadium plans to have up to 1,600 workers on standby for the Super Bowl, double the typical amount.

Hawks’ DB Browner suspended indefinitely BY TIM BOOTH

“Although I disagree with the circumstances surrounding my suspenRENTON — Seattle sion, I accept responsibilSeahawks cornerback ity for all of my actions Brandon Browner was and I apologize for any suspended indefinitely that causes any unflatby the NFL on Wednestering reflections of my day for violating the family and the league’s substance abuse Seahawks. policy. “I believe in my innoThe suspension is the cence and will continue second in two seasons for to fight with all legal Browner. He was susresources available to me pended four games last to.� season for violating the Browner, who was league’s policy on perfor- injured in Week 10 mance-enhancing subagainst Atlanta and stances. hasn’t played since, filed He’s the second an appeal of the suspenSeahawks player to be sion while injured and suspended for violating the Seahawks were waitthe substance abuse pol- ing for an answer from icy this season. Fellow the league. cornerback Walter Thurmond is serving the final Carroll frustrated week of a four-game susSeattle coach Pete pension. Carroll said earlier Browner, whose susWednesday before the pension is effective immediately and without suspension was announced that he was pay, sent out a lengthy frustrated the process for statement vowing that making a determination he would continue to fight his suspension and on Browner’s status had taken so long. sounding resigned that “It has taken a long his career with the time and I’ve been a litSeahawks was over. tle disappointed in that, “I want to thank the but we’re handling it,� Seahawks organization Carroll said. for the incredible opporBrowner is in his tunity they gave me when they took a chance third season with the on a player who was out Seahawks. He started all 26 games he has played of the NFL and playing for the Seahawks and in the CFL for 4 years,� has 19 tackles, one interBrowner wrote. “I also want to thank ception and 10 passes defensed this season. all of my teammates, He was a Pro Bowl coaches, trainers, staff selection in 2011 when and the 12’s [fans] for he had 23 passes their support, respect, defensed and six interand friendship and for helping me grow into the ceptions, but had not player, father, and person been able to match those numbers in the subseI am today. quent two seasons. “I have been treated Browner was to with nothing but first class by everyone associ- become a free agent after the season and could file ated with the Seattle Seahawks and for that I for reinstatement after one year. am forever grateful. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cougs: Grayson overlooked CONTINUED FROM B1 Those who know him best aren’t surprised that the prolific quarterback raised his team above its typical level of play. He’s been doing that since high school. Grayson is a native of Washington state, and attended Heritage High School in Vancouver.

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Not known for being a football powerhouse, Heritage has won just four games over the past two CONTINUED FROM B1 p.m.; -0.9 feet; Long Beach, seasons. But the TimberTwin Harbors, Copalis and wolves had something to This dig is pending cheer for in Grayson, who Mocrocks. marine toxin tests before ■Tuesday, Dec. 31: 5:42 led the team to a 7-3 record being approved, which as a sophomore. should be announced some p.m.; -1.4 feet; Long Beach, He went on to pass for Twin Harbors, Copalis and time next week. over 10,000 yards in his Mocrocks. Here are the tentative prep career and led the dates, low tides and partici________ nation as a senior by compating beaches� pleting 73 percent of his Sports Editor Lee Horton’s out■ Sunday, Dec. 29: 4:05 passes. doors columns appear here Thursp.m.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, “Heritage is a great Twin Harbors, Copalis and days and Fridays. He can be school but the football proreached at 360-417-3525 or at Mocrocks. ■ Monday, Dec. 30: 4:55 gram has struggled,� said Nate Becksted, the Heritage football coach when Grayson was there. “They had a couple good years and it’s been a struggling program that continues to struggle today.



“So, Garrett was sort of there in a stretch that coincided with some success at Heritage, and Garrett was a big part of that.� Still, it wasn’t enough to attract the attention of major college recruiters. Or, rather, it was enough to attract their attention, but there was little they could do about it. According to Becksted, Grayson was a victim of circumstance.

Overshadowed “That was the same year Jake Heaps came out of Skyline and was considered maybe the best quarterback in the country,� Becksted said. “The kid from Spokane, [Connor] Halliday, is at Washington State and doing some amazing things. So people didn’t believe there could be that many quarterbacks in a state that doesn’t produce that many Division I kids.� Coaches like Boise State’s Justin Wilcox (now at Washington) and Washington’s Doug Nussmeier (now at Alabama) called in 2011 to express how impressed they were with Grayson. The trouble was all those

schools had accepted commitments from quarterbacks atypically early, often during their junior years of high school. Grayson started to get noticed toward the end of his junior year, and reaffirmed his abilities over the summer by winning MVP among quarterbacks at the prestigious Nike Combine in Eugene, Ore., and putting up the top SPARQ rating, which measures athleticism. But even then, before his senior season of high school had started, was too late for the Pac-12 schools. The schools weren’t selfish, however, and many of the coaching staffs offered to use their extensive networks to help Grayson get recruited.

WSU helped out “It was all kind of a jumbled mess at that point,� Grayson’s mother, Jody, said. “But there were several schools that did help get the word out and actually notified Colorado State that he was out there and available.� In fact, the coaching staff at Washington State — which has since departed with the 2011 firing of head

coach Paul Wulff — was instrumental in helping their former safety prospect find a home at Colorado State. “They’re kind of the ones that got me through the whole thing, got my name out there,� Grayson said. “I knew a few coaches personally on the staff, so they kind of got me going with the whole recruiting process and I’m thankful for it.�

Worked with Detmer After the assist from his future opponents, the 6-2, 220-pound quarterback used a “grayshirt� year, spending his autumn training in Texas with Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Ty Detmer before enrolling at Colorado State in the spring. It’s been a circuitous path back to Washington State for Grayson, and though neither family ties nor the chance to play defense made him a Cougar, he couldn’t escape the Crimson and Gray. Because he led the Rams to a bowl game, he will have no choice but to play quarterback in front of the Washington State faithful. They’ll just be cheering against him.


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Briefly . . . Yule recital held at church; piano students perform

The students have been invited to perform for residents of St. Andrew’s Place on Saturday.

spending some social time beyond what it takes to do the chore, then do it. hasn’t taken the Mark And you will have achieved bait. Christmas Gift Hall of Fame. Harvey “Perfect,” you Do not decide to rewash Mom’s say to yourself. dishes because they’re looking a “I’ll get him one little . . . of those for Why? What message does that Christmas, and send? Good. You’re getting it. he’ll be safer, If you want to give a gift to a and everything caregiver (someone who’s taking will be wonder- care of somebody who needs to be ful.” taken care of), then go sit in for a Wanna bet? shift. That will go a lot farther The minute than a new blender. you’re gone, said If you want to give something gizmo will disappear or be relenice to someone who’s on the gated to some metaphorical waste- wrong end of memory loss, think land (like wherever he keeps that “favorite food” (beware of diabetes, Brahma bull bolo tie from New etc.) or music because music owns Mexico), never to be seen or heard a place in that heart and that of again. mind that goes far beyond rememWhy? Well, the message that bering your name. sends to him is I-see-that-you’reThen, just spend a little time not-safe-to-be-alone-so-I-will-save- because gentle, pleasant, caring you-from-yourself. people are gentle, pleasant, caring Is that a message you’d want to people whether or not you know hear? Even if it were true? Of who they are. course not. Go to a movie, go to a play, go to And the same goes for hiring a concert or go out for popcorn and in-home help or signing up for ice cream. home-delivered meals or wrapping (Don’t panic. I’m winding down.) up a walker with a bow on it. Since this is about gift-giving, think about giving yourself a gift: Wasting time, brownie points Go there (wherever “there” is), sit down and listen. Just shut up and They may be genuinely good ideas and genuinely needed — but listen. Because if you do, it’s highly if Mom or Dad doesn’t think so, likely that you might learn someyou’re not only wasting your time thing, whether or not anybody and money, you’re putting a serimeans to be doing any teaching. ous dent in the relationship Wisdom is an accumulation of Slick new e-gadgets? Well, OK, life: what could have been, what if she/he wants it and has a clue might have been, what was, what about what to do with it or is interested in learning and/or (bet- worked, what didn’t and why, what’s celebrated, what’s grieved ter yet) having you take the time — and why. to teach. Otherwise, move over, Patterns and cycles and seabolo tie. sons and reasons and insights that Generally, the best gifts (as hinted at above) are the ones that don’t know that they’re insights because they’re just an accumulainvolve you. Yes, you: your time. tion of life. Consider looking around the Or you could just show up in a place at what needs to be done that isn’t getting done, like raking matching bolo tie and laugh the leaves or cleaning gutters or sham- night away. Merry Christmas. pooing the carpet or washing the windows or splitting wood or _________ cleaning up the contributions of Mark Harvey is director of Clallam/Jefthe fat little dog or replacing the ferson Information & Assistance, which light bulb over the basement stairs operates through the Olympic Area or fixing the mailbox or . . . Agency on Aging. He can be reached at 360-452-3221 (Port Angeles-Sequim), Then, put together some cool 360-385-2552 (Jefferson County) or 360little “coupon book” of stuff that 374-9496 (West End); or by emailing you (or your whole family) will do The agency can over the course of the coming year, be found on Facebook at Olympic Area then do it. Agency on Aging-Information & AssisAnd when you do, plan on tance.

SIX DAYS FROM today is Christmas Day, ready or not. Every year at around this time, Hardy’s hosts feast a lot of people ask me for gift ideas for elders (aka “seniors,” “older SEQUIM — Hardy’s Market, adults,” “Mom”), and almost none 10200 Old Olympic Highway, will PORT ANGELES — Students serve a free Christmas Eve dinner of them are amused when I say, “I from the piano studio of Joan don’t have the foggiest idea.” Quigley recently were presented in from 11 a.m. until supplies are I suppose it’s understandable gone Tuesday. a Christmas recital at First Presthat I’d get these desperationA traditional holiday meal is byterian Church. based questions (it’s six days away, planned. Those performing solos and and you’re just worrying about it For more information, phone duets were Clara Ray, Kathryn now?) because I have the secret the market at 360-582-0240. Jones, Ewan Mordecai-Smith, decoder ring that allows me to Immy Fraser, Carson Mordecaipenetrate the minds and hearts of Christmas dinner Smith, Faith McFall, Catie Brown, everybody who happens to be older Winston Wait, Nia Catlett, Ben CHIMACUM — The Tri-Area than the person asking the desperKennedy, Julianna Quarto, Emily Community Center, 10 West Valley ation-based question. Landers, Coen Cronk, Mason Road, will once again host a free And no, I won’t loan you the Reynolds, Amelie Atwater, Victoria meal from noon to 3 p.m. on ring. Krause, Miles Wait, Adam WatChristmas Day this Wednesday. But I will step into this minekins, Emma Weller, Alex Hertzog, The meal will include turkey, field with a few stray, disconnected Katie Cobb, Charles Krause, Aliham, potatoes, vegetables, rolls, gift-giving thoughts that may or syn Boyd and Lucah Folden. desserts and coffee or tea. may not be helpful but will absoSpecial guest performers were The annual event is sponsored lutely fill up this column space. Adam Weller on violin with accom- this year by St. Mary Star of the And I’m starting with the paniment by Emma Weller and Sea Catholic Church and Olympic assumption that the idea of a “gift” the Mordecai-Smith trio of Carson, Community Action Programs. is something that will be enjoyed/ Callista and Jeffrey. All are welcome. appreciated/used/valued, as New students introduced were Volunteers are needed to help opposed to merely fulfilling an Anthony Jones, Coen Cronk, Joe serve the meal. obligation or making room in your Hill, Skyler Sullivan and Rylie and Phone 360-732-4822. garage. Peninsula Daily News Teagan Hough. It is generally considered gauche to give money. I agree — unless, of course, money is what a person needs. If your person is having a rough financial go of it and you know it and they know you know it, then money might be genuinely appreciated. NOTE: If your person is on Medicaid, do not give them money. Along with Fred Eckenberg Why? Well, it could count the recent against their Medicaid eligibility photo, please Fred Eckenberg of Port and create a bigger problem than send the celAngeles is celebrating his the one you’re trying to solve. ebrant’s 93rd birthday Sunday. You could, however, pay a few name, town Born Dec. 22, 1920, Fred months’ worth of utility bills of residence, has spent most of his life in directly to the utility or an insura short biothe area and retired from ance premium or a vet bill or a graphical Crown Zellerbach in 1985. phone bill or . . . get it? Good. synopsis and Mr. Friends and family are And handing somebody a news of any welcome to stop by with well Eckenberg receipt tends to spawn a lot less wishes to help Fred enjoy his birthday celeindignity than handing them a bration at special day. wad of cash. least two weeks before the birth________ Think about it. It also suggests day to news@peninsuladailynews. you put little effort into the effort. Peninsula Daily News’ 3rdAge com with the subject line “Birthday Not applicable? OK, then think says “happy birthday” in its own Corner,” or mail to: about something your person way to North Olympic Peninsula Birthday Corner needs. residents 70 or older who will be Peninsula Daily News STOP! Not something you celebrating a milestone. P.O. Box 1330 think they need. Something they People celebrating a 70th, 75th, Port Angeles, WA 98362 think they need. 80th or greater birthday can have Photos will be returned. The For instance: their photos published free of sender’s name and telephone You’ve been thinking for quite charge in the weekly Birthday Cor- number must accompany the inforawhile that Dad ought to have one mation. ner. of those panic-button gizmos because he lives alone, but Dad


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The New York Times Crossword Puzzle 1

A CUT ABOVE THE REST BY JEFF CHEN / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS 1 Oceans 6 Bats 10 “The Clan of the Cave Bear” novelist 14 Razz 19 Tennis’s Goran Ivanisevic, e.g. 20 A band may be on one 21 Torch-lit event 22 River of forgetfulness in Hades 23 Iron Age people 24 It has nine rooms 25 Ottoman 26 Serve up on a platter, say 27 Collectors of DNA 28 Game twist 30 Some basketball players: Abbr. 31 Espies 33 Profit from 34 “I’m innocent!” 35 Lab safety org.? 39 3-D pic 40 Diner fixtures, informally 43 More rakish 46 Canon offering 47 Clown prop 51 Sitcom ET 52 Walt Disney’s middle name 54 Cable inits. since 1996 56 “Be a ___” 57 “Six Million Dollar Man” feature 60 Cabbed it

63 Most likely to be called up 64 From the top 68 Move, informally 69 2400, on the SAT 73 Dolt 74 Like most checks and political candidates 78 Green 79 Not so nice 82 Annual literary prize 83 Picked up, in Britain 84 Home of Velázquez’s “Las Meninas” 85 Breakfast dish 86 They break at dawn 87 Angelica and others 89 Like some resolution, for short 91 Showed no restraint, in brief 92 Cask filler 93 Linguistic quintet 94 Parts of sows and cows 96 Head of steam? 97 Place to lounge 99 Jazz great Carmen 103 Cricket’s sound 105 Triply 106 Like New Jersey among states admitted to the Union 107 Subway fare 109 Chinese hard-liner 110 “Antigone” or “Elektra” 112 One famed for heartlessness

15 Often-decorative kitchen item, in Britain 16 Aids for long drives 17 Gas bill unit 18 Crisp 29 Lead-in to pop or pass 32 Chicago setting: Abbr. 34 Japanese computer giant 36 [See above] 37 Last place, with “the” 38 Indy 500 winner Luyendyk 40 2007 title role for Ellen Page 41 In utero DOWN 42 [See above] 1 Grab 43 Sharp putdown 2 Abbr. on a musical 44 1974 Fassbinder score film subtitled “Fear Eats the Soul” 3 Cause of a crybaby? 4 Provider of an inside 45 Subj. of some 911 calls look? 48 Figurehead, for 5 Nos. after a period, short? maybe 49 Like some parenting 6 Yen 50 QB Manning 7 Last name in “Star Wars” 53 Ottoman V.I.P. 8 Farm females 55 RR stop 9 Takes for granted 58 Brown-___ 10 Charitable giving, (sycophants) e.g. 59 Like one 11 Trees with pre-Columbian poisonous seeds civilization 12 Marquis’s inferior 61 Parting word 13 First name in “Star 62 Taunting figure Wars” 14 Girl group with four 65 Running pants? #1 hits in the 1990s 66 Subj. for Galileo 114 Last name in cookies 115 Some notepad jottings 117 It may be left hanging 119 Take out 120 Farmworker in “The Wizard of Oz” 121 Scale unit 122 Tony winner Tharp 123 Spheres 124 Ice cream brand 125 Recess 126 It’s what’s to be expected 127 “The ___ the limit”

























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Fun ’n’ Advice

Woeful wife needs to size up hubby

by Scott Adams

For Better or For Worse


Frank & Ernest

DEAR ABBY: I married “Larry” five years ago, and he is good to me. I have two beautiful grandchildren who are my daughter’s. If I don’t see them once a week, I miss them. (They are 21⁄2 and 16 months old.) Larry doesn’t miss the babies or want to see them once a week. Sometimes when they come to the house, he doesn’t speak to them or play with them. He says he wants his peace and quiet at the house. Larry’s great with the babies in public. He is also good about playing with our friends’ kids. But he doesn’t want the grandchildren to spend the night here because he doesn’t want his sleep disturbed. (He can get up at 4 a.m. to go fishing, though.) He has two sons and doesn’t mind if he hears from them only twice a year. He’s the type of person who says what he thinks without caring if it’s rude or hurtful. If you don’t like him, he can live without being friends with you. No one comes to visit us at our home. I miss my family, my daughter and the babies. Do I leave? Unhappy in the Sunshine State

by Lynn Johnston

by Garry Trudeau


by Bob and Tom Thaves

DEAR ABBY hold those beliefs and may be relucVan Buren tant to confide in me. I don’t want to make a wrong assumption about his sexuality, nor do I want to force him out of the closet before he’s ready. How can I let him know I support him, no matter what, without crossing the line? Liberal Girl in Texas


Dear Liberal Girl: There are ways to communicate your feelings to your brother without being direct. If you are still in school, consider joining a gay/straight alliance. If you see something in the news about a gay issue, call it to his attention and say something positive. Or, if you think that might make him uncomfortable, how about giving him a hug and telling him how lucky you feel to have him as a brother and that you will love him forever? (Come to think of it, a straight sibling might also appreciate hearing it.)

Dear Unhappy: If you are the one making all the concessions, make a list of Larry’s good qualities, and then make one that includes how he refuses to compromise, makes you feel lonely and isolated, and says things without regard to whether they are hurtful to others. Place them side by side, and you will have your answer.



by Mell Lazarus

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Industry parties or getting together with clients or peers will result in a different perspective on and greater knowledge about how to make your work relationships more effective; however, refrain from sharing personal information. An emotional relationship will improve if you offer romance. 4 stars

by Pat Brady and Don Wimmer

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be creative when it comes to your financial concerns. A job you take on will be a learning experience that will lead to new ways of raising your earning potential. Recognizing what you do well will help you explore new possibilities. 3 stars

ZITS ❘ by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t let moodiness take over. Embrace what’s being offered instead of pushing someone away who just wants to help. Show good will and generosity and you will be surprised by the response you

Dennis the Menace

by Hank Ketcham

_________ Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, the late Pauline Phillips. Letters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by logging onto

The Last Word in Astrology ❘ ARIES (March 21-April 19): Problems at home will develop if you are overly emotional. Try to maintain your equilibrium. Temper tantrums due to added stress will surface, taking a toll on the relationships you have with friends and family. Keep busy and you’ll avoid trouble. 2 stars

Rose is Rose

Dear Looking Ahead: Yes, it does. And for that not to happen is a huge breach of etiquette on the part of whoever is hosting the wedding, whether it’s the bride’s parents or the couple themselves.

Dear Abby: After recently meeting my older brother’s male roommate, a few things occurred that make me wonder if my brother is gay. Whether he is or not doesn’t matter to me, and I don’t feel it’s my business to find out unless he chooses to share it with me. Although I am a strong supporter of the gay and lesbian community, my concern is that because we were raised in an extremely conservative home, my brother may think I still

by Jim Davis

Dear Abby: Does being invited to an engagement party “guarantee” you will also be invited to the wedding? Looking Ahead in Washington, D.C.


by Brian Crane

by Eugenia Last

receive. Be mindful of those you love. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Decorate or move things around to better accomLEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do the unexpected. Believe in your modate your lifestyle and plans abilities and head in a direction for the festive season. A change will brighten your outthat entices you. Taking an aggressive approach won’t be look and impress someone you well received by everyone, but care about. Actions speak standing up for your rights will louder than words. Take care of personal paperwork. 3 stars end up being to your benefit. 3 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): 19): Avoid unpredictable situaParticipate in organized events tions. Step back and focus on that are geared toward helping what you can do for the people others. Your generosity will be you love most. Engage in welcomed by outsiders but crit- home improvements and bringicized by someone who ing people together. A relationexpects your undivided atten- ship will improve if you keep a tion. Don’t fold under pressure. promise you made. 3 stars Benevolence will bring high AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. returns. 4 stars 18): Learn from someone with LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): more experience, but don’t let Learning, sharing your experi- anyone put unreasonable ences, and discussing future demands on you. Showing plans that can help you your intelligence and speaking advance should be your prior- up when you don’t understand ity. Problems at home can be or agree will be necessary if expected if someone expects you want to gain respect and too much from you. Make it clear what you will tolerate and personal confidence. 3 stars what you will not. 2 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Enjoying social events and SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Love and romance should taking part in charitable organibe high on your list. Taking time zations will open up opportunito go out with someone special ties to expand your interests and enjoy an interest you both and your friendships. Shopping will lead to great buys. Love is share will bring you closer together. A unique offering will in the stars and giving someput you in a dominant position. one special a peaceful evening 5 stars will be appreciated. 5 stars

The Family Circus

by Bil and Jeff Keane

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS for Thursday, December 19, 2013 PAGE

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Port Angeles High School Future Business Leaders of America students recently attended the “Believe to Achieve” Nike Jordan Brand Conference at Nike Village in Beaverton, Ore. In foreground is Arthur Alves; second row from left are Claudia Carvell, Airel Oakley, Marisa Gasper, Mary Kheriaty, conference guest speaker Krista Johnson and Nick Fairchild; and third row from left features Isaac Sussman, adviser Pam Helpenstell, Caleb Joslin and Andrew Horbochuk. Not pictured is adviser Bernie Brabant.

Panel: Loosen blood pressure rules Older patients can have higher numbers BY GINA KOLATA NEW YORK TIMES

New guidelines suggest that people older than 60 can have a higher blood pressure than previously recommended before starting treatment to lower it. The advice, criticized by some physicians, changes treatment goals that have been in place for more than 30 years. Until now, people were told to strive for blood pres-

sures below 140/90, with some taking multiple drugs to achieve that goal.

Five-year review But the guidelines committee, which spent five years reviewing evidence, concluded that the goal for people older than 60 should be a systolic pressure of less than 150. The diastolic goal should remain less than 90. Systolic blood pressure, the top number, indicates

pressure on blood vessels when the heart contracts. Diastolic, the bottom number, refers to pressure on vessels when the heart relaxes. The committee, composed of 17 academics, was tasked with updating guidelines formulated a decade ago. Their report was published online Wednesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Hypertension experts said they did not have a precise figure on how many

Americans would be affected by the new guidelines. But Dr. William White, president of the American Society of Hypertension, said it was “a huge number for sure.”

Millions will be affected He estimated that millions of people are older than 60 and have blood pressures between 140 and 150. Under the old guidelines they would need medication. With the new ones, they would not.

PORT HADLOCK — NorthWest Tool & Trade, a small-engine repair shop located at 1893 Irondale Road, recently opened for business. Winter hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The shop repairs and services outdoor power equipment. Used tools and equipment can be bought and sold, and the shop carries commonly used parts for the do-it-yourself repairperson. The interior features fine antiques and collectibles, with Christmas baskets, too. A chain saw art gallery will open this spring. The public is invited to stop in for a cup of coffee and some Christmas cookies while they last. The shop is owned by Kerry Hayes and Joyce Bush. For more information, phone 360-554-0606 or 619-733-4876.

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By DAVID OUELLET HOW TO PLAY: All the words listed below appear in the puzzle –– horizontally, vertically, diagonally, even backward. Find them and CIRCLE THEIR LETTERS ONLY. DO NOT CIRCLE THE WORD. The leftover letters spell the Wonderword. A DAY OFF FROM SCHOOL Solution: 7 letters

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45 Pre-Christmas period 46 Backs of singles 50 GPS recommendation 51 Cry to a diva 54 Classic role for a diva 57 Like the finale of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto 59 Bathtub booze 60 __ up: angry



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4026 Employment 4026 Employment 4026 Employment 4026 Employment 4026 Employment 4026 Employment 105 Homes for Sale 105 Homes for Sale 105 Homes for Sale General General General General General General Clallam County Clallam County Clallam County Adult Family Home (AFH) Residential Manager Full-time, live-in Residential Manager (RM) in Sequim for adult developmentally disabled individuals. 1,300 square foot apartment is included. The RM will be responsible for all aspects of the successful operation of the KWA AFH. Visit for the full job description and application. Send applications to ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE The Peninsula Daily News is expanding it’s sales force. Opening for a well organized, creative professional with the ability to develop strong customer relationships. Manage an existing account base as well as developing new clients to meet ever changing marketing needs. Solid presentation skills and the ability to work in a team environment a must. Competitive compensation package including full benefits and 401K plan. Submit cover letter and resume to: Steve Perry Advertising Director Peninsula Daily News PO Box 1330 Port Angeles, WA 98362 sperry@peninsuladaily

CAREGIVER Needed: Room and board in lovely Cape George home plus salary in exchange for care consisting of meal prep, grocer y shopping, cleaning, laundry and general help to elderly man in initial stages of Alzheimers. Call Nancy at (310)533-7123 for more info. KWA HOMECARE Part/full-time Caregivers. Benefits, Flexible Hours. Call P.A. (360)452-2129 Sequim (360)582-1647 P.T. (360)344-3497

CARRIER ROUTE AVAILABLE Peninsula Daily News Circulation Dept. Is looking for an individuals interested in a Port Townsend area route. Interested parties must be 18 yrs. of age, have a valid Washington State Drivers License, proof of insurance and reliable vehicle. Early morning delivery Monday through F r i d a y a n d S u n d a y. Contact Jasmine Mon.Fri., between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. at (360)207-5577.

Case Manager/Family Caregiver Support Specialist 35 hrs. wk., located in the Port Townsend Information & Assistance office. Provides case mgt to seniors and adults with disabilities and support to family caregivers. Good communication and computer skills a must. Bachelor’s degree behavioral or health science and 2 yrs paid social service exp. or BA and 4 yrs exp., WDL, auto insuance required. $16.68 hr., full benefit pkg. Contact Information & A s s i s t a n c e, 1 - 8 0 0 8 0 1 - 0 0 5 0 fo r j o b d e scription and app. packet. Closes 4 p.m. 12/23/ 13. I&A is an EOE. FAMILY PRACTICE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Opportunity to work in a dynamic group practice a t Ja m e s t ow n Fa m i l y Health Clinic. 4 day work week, excellent benefits, quality of life in beautiful S e q u i m , WA . I n d i a n preference for qualified candidates. Please visit http://jamestowntr ibe. for full description and to apply. FAMILY PRACTICE PHYSICIAN Opportunity to work in a dynamic group practice a t Ja m e s t ow n Fa m i l y Health Clinic. 4 day work week, excellent benefits, quality of life in beautiful S e q u i m , WA . I n d i a n preference for qualified candidates. Please visit http://jamestowntr ibe. for full description and to apply.

...Hiring the best to be the best! Currently Columbia Bank has the following position available at the Port Angeles Branch: • Highly Experienced Bank Branch Manager Apply online at Columbia Bank is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Home Care Referral Registry Coordinator 40 hrs. wk., located in the Sequim Information & Assistance office. Provides extensive outreach and maintains registry of qualified care providers for Medicaid in-home care recipients. 2 years relevant college coursework and 1 year direct human services exp. or 2 years direct human services exp. $13.03 hr, full benefit pkg, Contact Information and Assistance, 1-800-801-0050 for job description and application packet. Closes 4 p.m. 12/23/13. I&A is an EOE. THE LOWER Elwha Klallam Tribe is seeking an Indian Child Welfare Caseworker. The Caseworker has the pr imar y responsibility of assisting in the provision of Child Welfare services within the Lower Elwha Klallam community in accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act, o t h e r fe d e r a l l aw s , state laws, and tribal laws. Salar y is DOG ($14.91 - $18.85/hour) and regular full-time exempt. Includes medical, dental, life insurance, retirement, annual, and sick leave benefits. Contact the Social Services Director, Monica Henry, at monica.henry@ or (360)565-7257, ext 7451 for a detailed job description and application.

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NEWS ASSISTANT (Part-time) Join the exciting newsroom atmosphere of the Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles! We have an immediate opening for a pleasant, detail-oriented person to perform a variety of tasks essential to the PDN’s news presentation. The Monday-throughThursday position, 7 hours each day, in our d ow n t ow n Po r t A n geles newsroom is ideal for someone who seeks a part-time job that is one of the most interesting on the North Olympic Peninsula. The successful applicant will be an accura t e a n d fa s t t y p i s t with professional journalism knowledge that include excellent writing, spelling, grammar, clerical and phone skills, computer abilities and a pleasing personality. Only applicants who possess these experience factors will be considered. A timed newswriting test will be administered to finalists as part of the interview process. For additional details and to request an online application, please email Executive Editor Rex Wilson at rex.wilson@peninsula

N OW H I R I N G R N ’s and LPN’s for Pediatric Private Duty Nursing shifts in Quilcene. Vent and Trach experience preferred-training available. Apply online now at or call 800473-3303. EOE

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ON-CALL MEDICAL ASSISTANT Join multi-disciplinary team supporting consumers with chronic mental illnesses in an outpatient setting. Must be program grad and license-eligible. Mental health exper pref’d. Base Pay: $13 $15.29 hr. DOE. Resume to PBH,118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA. 98362. http://peninsula EOE. “ON-CALL” RESIDENTIAL AIDE Promote daily living skills of residents at 2 sites. Req h.s./GED & Cooking/housekeeping skills. Work experience with chronic mental illness/substance abuse preferred. Resume to: PBH, 118 E. 8th St., Po r t A n g e l e s , WA 98362. Details at http://peninsula EOE. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT COORDINATOR Coord PI activities prom o t i n g c o s t - e f fe c t i ve svcs and compliance. FT w/benes. Required: • Master’s degr in health-related field • 5 + yrs mental/ medical health exp, • Supv exper. • Working knowledge of JCAHO, HIPAA • Strong communication skills Resume/cvr ltr to Peninsula Behavioral Health, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. EOE. http://peninsula

Permanent and On-call positions available now at Clallam Bay Corrections Center Correctional Officer 1 Pay starts at $16.99 hourly, Plus full benefits. Closes 12/30/13. Apply on-line: For further information please call Laura at (360)963-3208. EOE.

TECHNICIAN I T / n e t wo r k i n g f i r m i n Port Townsend seeking full-time highly qualified technician. Skilled with workstations, Windows Server and networking. Able to design and maintain backup and network security systems. Competitive pay based on experience. Email resume to jobs@

4080 Employment Wanted 3 Baskets Organizers Call us for holiday help. (360)477-1242 A LT E R AT I O N S a n d Sewing: Alterations, mending, hemming and some heavyweight sewing available to you from me. Call (360)531-2353 ask for B.B. RUSSELL ANYTHING 775-4570 or 681-8582

105 Homes for Sale Clallam County 1131 CAROLINE ST. PORT ANGELES Beautiful mountain views, zoned commercial office/residential, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,074 sf, beautiful remodel, maple, granite, tile, marble, 2 blocks from the hospital, immaculate condition! MLS#272419. $250,000. Team Thomsen (360) 808-0979 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY BEAUTIFUL HOME BEAUTIFUL NEIGHBORHOOD 3 br., 3 bath on park-like grounds. this home sits on 2.28 dividable level acres complete with an a d d i t i o n a l p owe r b ox and sewer connection for future expansion or division. 4.125% assumable loan! MLS#270243. $439,000. Lynn Moreno (360)477-5582 RE/MAX


CLEAN AND COMFY! This 3 Br., 2 bath manufactured home offers an open floor plan, over 1,500 sf., a 2 car carport, lots of on-site parking, a fenced backyard, lovely landscaping and will include a brand new roof! The pride in ownership is evident throughout. MLS#271824. $142,000. Kathy Brown (360)417-2785 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY EVERYTHING YOU WANT Here is a home that has what you’d put in if you were doing it yourself. The hub of the home, command central, is the kitchen and in this open concept home it is the center piece with Corian counters, glass tile backsplash, breakfast bar, quiet Bosch dishwasher, a mixer stand cabinet, dovetailed construction drawers, easy-care tile floor and room for a nine foot dining table by the bay window. And this is just the beginning of the amenities you’ll find throughout this custom home. MLS#272378. $374,900. Doc Reiss (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE PORT ANGELES

FSBO: $229,000. Open plan triple wide 2,300 sf, 3 br., 2 baths, large bonus room or 4th bedroom. Mountain view on 1.01 acres, close to Discovery Trail, NOT in the Carlsborg Urban Growth Area. Covered front porch, large rear deck, ex t r a l a r g e 2 8 ’ x 3 6 ’ (1,008 sf) detached garage and workshop. (360)582-9782

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GREAT LOCATION! Jamestown Beach Owne r s h i p. “ H o u s e Ju s t Updated” fresh paint in/out. New carpet, vinyl, hot water tank, ceiling insulation. Vaulted wood ceilings in living room, with cozy fireplace/wood stove. Large 2 car garage/shop area. Finished Bonus Room in garage. MLS#272396/566616 $172,000 Jeff Biles (360)477-6706 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

LIGHT AND BRIGHT HOME Located in Agnew area on 1.12 acres. Great oppor tunity to own a affordable 3 bedroom, 2 b a t h h o m e. Fa n t a s t i c view of the Olympic Mountains. MLS#271462. $140,000. Quint Boe (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE PORT ANGELES

RIGHT PRICE, RIGHT TIME Right Choice... On Choice Loop that is. 9’ ceilings, extra spacious master-bedroom, master bath with both a shower plus jetted tub. Granite slab counters in the kitchen and bathrooms, tile and hardwood flooring. Landscaped back yard with Olympic Mtn views. Security system a n d m a n y m o r e fe a tures. MLS#271599. $304,000. Chuck Murphy (360)808-0873 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

HALF ACRE WITH GARAGE 0.6 acres plus a 1 car garage in Gales Addition. The property is fully fenced, has power, water, and an old septic system. Old mobile home site is currently being used as an RV parking pad with full hookup. Garage has water and dryer hookups. The proper ty could be subdivided into two parcels if the buyer brought city sewer to the property. MLS#272438. $59,000. TWO RESIDENCES Tom Blore ON ONE PROPERTY! (360)683-4116 Main residence is 3 bedPETER BLACK rooms, 2 bathrooms and REAL ESTATE 2,016 sf second unit is ADA accessible, 2 bedIMMACULATE rooms, 2.5 bathrooms NORTHWEST plus den and 1,512 SF. CONTEMPORARY Beautifully set in Sea- Built in 2001 and conmount Estates, and re- n e c t e d by ove r - s i ze d c e n t l y u p d a t e d , h a s 1,380 sf garage. Located vaulted ceilings & lots of on 2.6 acre horse propwindows, a wood stove erty. RV hookup. in family room, with 3 MLS#272494. $399,000. Jeanine Cardiff BR, and 2.5 Bath. Back(360)460-9221 yard is a peaceful, private retreat with easy JACE The Real Estate Company maintenance landscaping, trex decking and unVIEW AND CHARM derground sprinkler sys- Descr ibes this chalet tem. style home in the city. 3 MLS#272042. $239,000. BR, stor y & half with Chuck Turner new roof, 2 car garage 452-3333 and a great patio area. 2 PORT ANGELES balconies to enjoy REALTY watching ship traffic in the Straits. Come see IT’S THE LOCATION U n o b s t r u c t e d w a t e r this home with curb apviews, beach access off peal. jamestown, cabin style, MLS#272360. $176,500. Rebecca Jackson bonus room for hobbies, (360) 452-7861 mature landscaping and COLDWELL BANKER fruit trees, over 1800 sf UPTOWN REALTY to enjoy. MLS#530168/271833 ADD A PHOTO TO $385,000 YOUR AD FOR Deb Kahle ONLY $10! 1-800-359-8823 www.peninsula WINDERMERE SUNLAND


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Put on (tire) pounds in winter Dear Doctor: I own a 2007 Nissan Altima. The tire pressure monitor system light stays on. I checked the air pressure and increased the air pressure to 36 pounds, but the light remains on. The dealer said the battery in the actual monitors inside the rims are dead and that the monitors need replacement at a cost of $800. I asked the local shop if they can shut the light off, and they said it’s against the law to alter the TPMS. What can I do? Betty Dear Betty: I like the idea of tire pressure monitors. What I don’t like is all the frozen tire valve stem caps and valve cores, as well as the cost of monitor replacement and the short life of the monitor batteries. There are aftermarket companies that sell universal sensors for less money and can be programmed for 90 percent of today’s vehicles. During cold winter months, you will find the air pressure may need to be set a few pounds higher to keep the TPM light off.

THE AUTO DOC Junior Damato

Dear Doctor: I have a 2002 Toyota Camry Solara V-6 with 71,000 miles. I am experiencing a mushy, low brake pedal. I had the brakes bled, and it seemed to get a little better, but that didn’t last too long, and it returned to being a little lower and mushy. I had everything replaced in the rear wheels: new rotors brake bands, the whole works. Can you help me out? George Dear George: This is an all-too-often problem seen on a variety of vehicles with disc brakes. The No. 1 issue is sticking or frozen caliper slides. I find many frozen front brake caliper slides on Toyota vehicles and frozen rear parking brake pivots on Toyota trucks.

9820 Motorhomes 9820 Motorhomes MOTORHOME: ‘94 32’ F l e e t wo o d C o r o n a d a . ‘454’ Chev engine, 67K mi., electric step, 7000 watt Oman generator, g o o d t i r e s , i n v e r t e r, queen walk-around bed, leveling jacks, 2 TVs, 2 lg. solar panels, 2 room A / C, b a ck u p c a m e ra , w i n d o w aw n i n g s , 1 8 ’ awning, outside shower, ss wheel covers, electric heated mirrors. $12,500 or best reasonable offer. (360)457-4896 MOTOR HOME: ‘99 25’ Allegro by Fleetwood. Class A, 85K mi., hydraulic power levelers, new fridge, rear queen bed, 2 solar panels and inverter, suited for on or off grid camping. $8,500. (360)460-7534 M OTO R H O M E : Fo u r Winds ‘98, Class C, 22’. Gas and electric fridge, good cond., trailer hitch, 98,330 miles. $7,200. (360)582-9769

Mushy brakes

MOTORHOME: Holiday Rambler 2000 Endeavor, 38’, (2) slide-outs, 330 HP Cat, Allison Tr a n s , 7 9 k , s i x - w a y leather pilot and co-pilot seats, 4 dr. fridge with ice maker, hyd. leveling jacks, 7.5 diesel gen., rear vision sys., combo washer/dryer, solar panel, 25’ side awning, satellite dish, (2) color TVs, many other extras! Asking $59,000. In Sequim, (360)301-2484

9832 Tents & Travel Trailers AIRSTREAM: ‘93 34’ Excella 1000. 3 axles, nice. $14,500. In Por t Angeles. (206)459-6420.

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Have your technician remove the calipers and check the slide bolts.

Better mileage Dear Doctor: I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 1500 that’s great except for the gas mileage. I’m looking to improve highway mileage and came across this item by FuelSmart. It’s an inline module for the fuel injectors that disables some of them during highway speeds, like the newer trucks have. I was wondering if you have any knowledge of this product. John Dear John: There is no magic plug-and-play product that will produce a big gas mileage increase. If gas mileage increases were this easy, then the big car companies would be in it, as well as the company making these claims. No, I have not tested the product.

On brakes and wheels Dear Doctor: Why do I hear so many cars on the road today with brakes squealing when coming to a stop? 9802 5th Wheels

Also, why do the front wheels on a lot of cars turn black and some brown? Linda Dear Linda: The brake squeal can be from glazed brake pads and rotors, inexpensive brake pads, brake pads that are missing, related hardware sticking to the calipers and caliper slides that also stick. Another possibility for the squeal is rear brakes that do not contribute to stopping when the brakes are applied. Some brake pads have wear sensors that also squeak when the brake pads wear down. Regarding black/brown color on front wheels, it’s brake dust. Some brake pads will have less brake dust than others. The original factory and good-quality ceramic pads seem to give off the least amount of dust.

________ Junior Damato is an accredited Master Automobile Technician, radio host and writer for Motor Matters who also finds time to run his own seven-bay garage. Questions for the Auto Doc? Send them to Junior Damato, 3 Court Circle, Lakeville, MA 02347. Personal replies are not possible; questions are answered only in the column.

9802 5th Wheels

9802 5th Wheels

5TH WHEEL: ‘04 34’ AlTRAILER: ‘13 23’ Visa penlite. 2-slides, great by Gulfstream. $19,950. condition, going south or (360)681-7601 live in the best park on the Peninsula. $19,000. ADD A PHOTO TO (509)869-7571 YOUR AD FOR ONLY $10! EMAIL US AT www.peninsula classified@peninsula

5TH WHEEL: 27’ Alum a s c a p e 2 0 0 2 , 3 p. slides, with Ford F250 460 V8 custom HD trans pull 15K. Interior l i ke n ew, q u e e n b e d . Tr uck 1992 all power, 85000M. Package ready to go anywhere $19,000/obo. (360)649-4121

FIFTH WHEEL: Forest R i ve r ‘ 0 6 W i l d c a t . 2 7 FW, nonsmoker, rig for boondocks, 4 solar panels, 4 6V golf cart deep cycle batteries, XPower inverter, 3000 plus 3600 Onan Generator, Hijacker Hitch. $18,500/obo. Call Sonny, (360)952-2038.

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2014 Lexus IS 350 BASE PRICE: $35,950 with 2.5-liter V-6; $39,415 for F Sport with 2.5-liter V-6; $39,465 with 3.5-liter V-6; $41,700 AWD. PRICE AS TESTED: $49,957. TYPE: Front-engine, all-wheel drive, five-passenger, compact, luxury sport sedan. ENGINE: 3.5-liter, double overhead cam, direct injection V-6 with VVT-i. MILEAGE: 19 mpg (city), 26 mpg (highway). TOP SPEED: 143 mph. LENGTH: 183.7 inches. WHEELBASE: 110.2 inches. CURB WEIGHT: 3,593 pounds. BUILT IN: Japan. OPTIONS: Luxury package with linear brown wood interior trim and other items (includes navigation, intuitive parking assist, 835-watt Mark Levinson audio system, backup camera, heated and ventilated front seats, blind spot monitor with cross-traffic alert, rain-sensing wipers) $7,347. DESTINATION CHARGE: $910. The Associated Press

9808 Campers & Canopies

9050 Marine Miscellaneous

S&S: ‘83 9.5’ camper. Self-contained, stable lift jack system, new fridge. $3,000. (360)452-9049.

LIVINGSTON: 14’ 20 hp Honda, electr ic star t, power tilt, galvanized trailer. $5,400. Call for detials (360)681-8761.

9050 Marine Miscellaneous T R AV E L Tr a i l e r w i t h Pick-up: Ford ‘88 F150 Pickup. $2,000 worth of new tires and rims. 1997 21’ Chateau travel trailer. Complete with A/C, refrigerator, queen size bed, bunk beds, microwave, stove. Will sell separately or as a unit. $8,000. (360)681-4224


O / B M OTO R : 3 0 0 h p Evinrude, good shape, 20” shaft. $4,000. (360)460-2420

9742 Tires & Wheels STUDDED TIRES: set of 4 Wintercat 235/75R15. Set of 4 Wintercat 235/75R15 LT excelent Condition. will deliver to PA/Sequim asking $200. 374-9655 please leave message.

A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 13, O LY M P I C : 1 7 ’ ‘ 8 4 8 8 eves. (360)385-4852. Johnson and 8HP cury, both two stroke. EZ 9180 Automobiles BAYLINER: 20’ Cabin load trailer. $2,000. Classics & Collect. Cruiser. E-Z Load trailer. (360)452-3275 $800/obo. 775-6075. SATURN: ‘12, 15’, inBAYLINER: 48’ Pilot- flatable boat. With ‘12 h o u s e M o t o r ya c h t . 3 Nissan 20 hp outboard staterooms, 2 heads, full and hand-held Garman 5TH WHEEL: ‘96 Wildelectronics and new fully GPS, Hawkeye marine wood. 36’, good cond., 9808 Campers & enclosed canvas. Well radio, depth finder, 5’ ever ything works. maintained Twin Hino harpoon, 5’ dock hook, 2 Canopies $2,900/obo. 565-6017. Diesel engines. life jackets, and many BUICK: Rare 1977 $169,000 C A M P E R : ‘ 0 3 L a n c e. other items. $3,500. SEE THE MOST Buick SkyHawk. 81k (360)460-2314 Like new, used two short (360)582-0191 CURRENT REAL original miles on this one trips, for short bed pickESTATE LISTINGS: up, air, queen bed, din- BELLBOY: ‘72 ‘19 boat, of a kind car. Excellent 1 4 0 H P J o h n s o n ‘ 8 6 , www.peninsula mechanical with V6/Auette, shower, toilet, lots Evenrude 15 HP kicker, tomatic. See on-line ad of storage. $7,850. many extras! Call for defor details. Need the gar(360)681-0172 tails. $1,995. #1 Online Job Site age space. Clear title. (360)683-7297 on the Olympic $5K or best offer. EMAIL US AT Peninsula (360)460-6162 classified@peninsula STERLING 1995 19’ www.peninsula C u d d y. T h i s fa bu l o u s boat is clean and lots of CHEV: 2000 SS Camafun. It is powered by a ro. Top condition, cherry 1995 Mercruiser 3.0L in- red, new wheels/tires, b o a r d e n g i n e a n d i s recent big tune-up. $9,500/obo. towed on a 1995 Calkins (360)457-9331. trailer. Contact Travis Scott (360)460-2741. B OAT / M OTO R : 1 6 ’ CHEV: ‘66 Impala conStarcraft fiberglass 1960 ve r t i bl e. R u n s g r e a t , runabout with 75 hp beautiful, collector! Johnson and trailer. Not 9817 Motorcycles $17,000. (360)681-0488. a love boat, but runs like a champ. $1,600. But HONDA: ‘82 XL80S. CHEV: ‘87 El Camino. w a i t . T h e r e ’ s m o r e ! $400. (360)683-3490. Runs good, good body 1991, 20 hp Merc fresh and interior. $2,800/obo. from the shop with re- YA M A H A : ‘ 0 3 V- S t a r (360)683-6079 built carb, new plugs, lot- Classic. Air cooled, Vza zip. $1,400. Twin 5 sp, many extras. C O RVA I R : ‘ 6 3 Tu r b o (360)582-0723 $3,800/obo. 683-9357. Spyder Coupe. Re-

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FIBERFORM: 17’, 50 YAMAHA: ‘06 YZF R1 a n d 6 h p Ya m a h a s . 50th anniversary edition. $2,750. (360)460-6647. 23k, clean title, comes with extras, ex. cond. FIBERFORM: 17’, deep $6,100. (360)477-0017. V with 65 hp Merc. $2,000. (360)374-2069. SEE THE MOST CURRENT REAL GARAGE SALE ADS ESTATE LISTINGS: Call for details. www.peninsula 360-452-8435 1-800-826-7714

stored, loaded. $10,500. (360)683-5871 TRIUMPH: ‘74 TR6 Classic British Spor ts Car. Excellent runner, c o nve r t i bl e w i t h h a r d top, rare over-drive, lots of extra original and new parts. $19,900. Serious inquiries. (360)460-2931

9292 Automobiles Others

CHEVROLET ‘06 AVEO SEDAN 1.6L E-TECH 4 cylinder, 5 speed manual transmission, good tires, AM/FM stereo, dual front a i r b a g s. O n l y 5 6 , 0 0 0 original miles! One owner! Sparkling clean inside and out! 35 MPG Highway! If your looking for great value, this is the car for you! Stop by Gray Motors today! Blowout Sale Priced From 12/12/13-12/19/13! $4,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901

HONDA: ‘92 Prelude. N o n - V T E C, ( 4 ) ex t r a tires and rims. $2,500 cash. Call or text any time after 4 p.m., (360)461-5877 HYUNDAI: ‘10 Elantra Touring. 31K, sunroof, very clean. $12,500/obo. (360)681-4809

JAGUAR: ‘96 XJ6. Well kept, low miles. $5,999/ obo. (360)670-1350.

KIA: ‘01 Sportage 4X4. 190k, very good cond., new tires, 25-32 mpg, runs strong, nice stereo with CD. $2,750/obo. (360)460-1277

KIA: ‘04 Optima. 116k, new timing belt, ver y good condition. $6,500/obo. 683-9499. L I N C O L N : ‘ 9 0 To w n Car. Call for details. $3,500. (360)683-9553.

MAZDA: ‘04 RX-8. Top condition, 15,000 original mi., black, loaded, extra set of tires/wheels, for winter. $10,000/obo. (360)460-1393

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Los Angeles 57° | 52°

Atlanta 59° | 35°

El Paso 67° | 38° Houston 74° | 54°


Low 36 Rain likely across region

45/40 Rain to fall on Peninsula

Marine Weather


Miami 78° | 63°


47/41 Cloudy with chance of rain

49/42 Rain possible; cloudy


Dec 25

49/38 Cloudy and a lot of gray

Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow Moonrise today Moonset today

Washington TODAY

Strait of Juan de Fuca: E wind to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft. Tonight, E wind 10 kt rising to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 ft building to 3 ft.


Seattle 37° | 30° Olympia 38° | 29°

Spokane 28° | 18°

Tacoma 39° | 30° Yakima 31° | 20°

Astoria 39° | 32°


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TODAY High Tide Ht Low Tide Ht 1:51 a.m. 7.7’ 7:19 a.m. 3.7’ 1:00 p.m. 8.8’ 7:55 p.m. -0.2’

TOMORROW High Tide Ht Low Tide Ht 2:26 a.m. 7.7’ 7:57 a.m. 3.7’ 1:36 p.m. 8.6’ 8:28 p.m. 0.1’

Port Angeles

5:08 a.m. 7.5’ 10:24 p.m. 5.9’ 2:24 p.m. 6.1’ 9:49 p.m. -0.6’

5:35 a.m. 7.5’ 11:13 a.m. 5.7’ 3:09 p.m. 5.8’ 10:26 p.m. -0.2’

Port Townsend

6:45 a.m. 9.3’ 11:37 a.m. 6.6’ 4:01 p.m. 7.5’ 11:02 p.m. -0.7’

7:12 a.m. 9.2’ 12:26 p.m. 6.3’ 4:46 p.m. 7.1’ 11:39 p.m. -0.2’

Dungeness Bay*

5:51 a.m. 8.4’ 10:59 a.m. 5.9’ 3:07 p.m. 6.8’ 10:24 p.m. -0.6’

6:18 a.m. 8.3’ 11:48 a.m. 5.7’ 3:52 p.m. 6.4’ 11:01 p.m. -0.2’


Jan 1

*To correct for Sequim Bay, add 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.

Hi 11 58 64 0 62 62 45 72 37 49 63 31 27 28 76 28

Now Showing ■ Deer Park Cinema, Port Angeles (360-452-7176) “Frozen” (PG; animated) “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (PG13) “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (PG-13) “Thor: The Dark World” (PG-13)

■ Lincoln Theater, Port Angeles (360-457-7997)

Warm Stationary

Pressure Low


Jan 16 4:22 p.m. 8:01 a.m. 7:03 p.m. 9:13 a.m.





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TEMPERATURE EXTREMES for the contiguous United States: ■ 88 at Burbank, Calif. ■ -18 at Crane Lake and International Falls, Minn. GLOSSARY of abbreviations used on this page: Clr clear, sunny; PCldy partly cloudy; Cldy cloudy; Sh showers; Ts thunderstorms; Prc precipitation; Otlk outlook; M data missing; Ht tidal height; YTD year to date; kt knots ft or ’ feet

Sioux Falls Syracuse Tampa Topeka Tucson Tulsa Washington, D.C. Wichita Wilkes-Barre Wilmington, Del.

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Get home delivery.

(360-385-1089) “Frozen” (PG; animated) “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (PG13)

■ The Starlight Room (21-and-older venue), Port Townsend (360-3851089)

Call 360-452-4507 or 800-826-7714


“Philomena” (PG-13)

■ Uptown Theatre, Port Townsend

“Anchorman 2” (PG-13) “Delivery Man” (PG-13) “Out of the Furnace” (R)


■ The Rose Theatre, Port Townsend

Bring a donation for the Sequim Food Bank and be entered to win a holiday gift basket!

Jan 7

Burlington, Vt. 15 Casper 47 Lo Prc Otlk Charleston, S.C. 67 Albany, N.Y. 6 .23 Cldy Charleston, W.Va. 46 Albuquerque 29 Cldy Charlotte, N.C. 64 Amarillo 32 Clr Cheyenne 55 Anchorage -5 Clr Chicago 33 Asheville 29 Clr Cincinnati 33 Atlanta 35 Clr Cleveland 27 Atlantic City 24 .10 PCldy Columbia, S.C. 66 Austin 32 PCldy Columbus, Ohio 30 13 Baltimore 28 .01 Clr Concord, N.H. Billings 44 Cldy Dallas-Ft Worth 70 28 Birmingham 31 Clr Dayton 62 Bismarck 14 PCldy Denver 38 Boise 21 Cldy Des Moines 35 Boston 17 .53 PCldy Detroit 23 Brownsville 49 PCldy Duluth 65 Buffalo 24 .14 Snow El Paso Evansville 39 Fairbanks -10 SATURDAY Fargo 23 50 High Tide Ht Low Tide Ht Flagstaff Grand Rapids 31 56 3:02 a.m. 7.7’ 8:37 a.m. 3.7’ Great Falls 2:13 p.m. 8.1’ 9:02 p.m. 0.4’ Greensboro, N.C. 61 Hartford Spgfld 14 49 6:02 a.m. 7.5’ 12:06 p.m. 5.2’ Helena Honolulu 82 3:59 a.m. 5.3’ 11:03 p.m. 0.4’ Houston 70 Indianapolis 27 7:39 a.m. 9.2’ 1:19 p.m. 5.8’ Jackson, Miss. 65 Jacksonville 67 5:36 p.m. 6.6’ Juneau 27 Kansas City 46 6:45 a.m. 8.3’ 12:41 p.m. 5.2’ Key West 76 4:42 p.m. 5.9’ 11:38 p.m. 0.4’ Las Vegas 66 Little Rock 68


Victoria 38° | 32°

Ocean: E wind to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves to 2 ft. W swell 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft. Tonight, S to 15 kt becoming SE to 30 kt. Wind waves to 2 ft building to 7 ft. W swell 6 ft.



New York 42° | 27°

Detroit 37° | 20°

Washington D.C. 54° | 30°



The Lower 48:


Minneapolis 17° | 16°

Cartography by Keith Thorpe / © Peninsula Daily News


Pt. Cloudy

Seattle 37° | 30°


Brinnon 39/34

Aberdeen 40/35


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