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Canyon Dam, which is eight miles up river from the lower dam, will begin later, but before the Elwha Dam is completely torn down. The $351.4 million project, which is intended to restore salmon runs, is the largest of its kind in the nation’s history. Asked Wednesday if the tear-down project, which was first scheduled to begin in 2004, remains on schedule, Maynes said there is “no doubt” Barnard Construction employees will begin the project in less than eight months, on Sept. 15.
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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — A Barnard Construction Co. supervisor visited the North Olympic Peninsula earlier this month as the Bozeman, Mont., firm continued preparations for tearing down the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams. “We were meeting with potential subcontractors and vendors and different things like that, and looking for places to live,” said Project Manager Brian Krohmer, who was in Port Angeles on Jan. 12-13. The company also has begun seeking housing for the Montana employees who will be among the 40 to 50 workers the National Park Service has estimated will be needed for the project, Krohmer said. The number of employees who will tear down the dams at any given time “will fluctuate depending on what exactly is going on,” Krohmer said. They will begin bringing down the 108-foot Elwha Dam beginning Sept. 15. Barnard has until mid-September 2014 to complete the project, Krohmer and Olympic National Park spokeswoman Barb Maynes said. Dismantling of the 210-foot Glines
Some locals to be employed Krohmer does not know how many local employees will be hired and how many will be from Montana, but he said that the company will employ local craftspeople and subcontractors, adding that the company is committed to supporting local businesses. Barnard’s mix of employees will depend on the workload and the availability of local workers, Krohmer said. Jobs will be welcome on the North Olympic Peninsula, where Clallam County’s jobless rate rose from 9.7 percent in November to 10.1 percent in December, while Jefferson County’s rate increased to 9.2 in December from 9.1 in November. In comparison, Gallatin County, where Bozeman is the county seat, had a November unemployment rate of 7.4 percent. Figures for December will be available this week. Turn
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In fewer than eight weeks, more details will begin emerging on how the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams will be torn down to free the Elwha River for the first time in almost 100 years. Barnard Construction Co. Inc. will start submitting construction planning documents to the National Park Service in mid-March, company Project Manager Brian Krohmer and Olympic National Park spokeswoman Barb Maynes said last week. Those plans will spell out stages and time lines for the $26.9 million deconstruction project and include how the dams will be torn down and the equipment that will be deployed to make it happen. It’s new territory for Barnard, which has built dams but never torn them down. “The biggest challenge is probably dealing with the water, especially with what we’ve seen with the recent flooding,” Krohmer said. “Just managing the water flow around the work is probably the most challenging aspect.” One date that seems certain is the day that the electric switch will be turned off. Turn
PORT TOWNSEND — A proposal to establish a community-operated mercantile store in the downtown space to be vacated by Swain’s Outdoor will be addressed in a private meeting this week. “We are in the research stage and are looking at the possibility of whether this will be a good idea,” said Port Townsend Mayor Michelle Sandoval, a member of a community group — Local Investment Opportunity Network — or Sandoval LION. The Wednesday meeting is not open to the public, although public meetings would take place if the idea develops, Sandoval said. Swain’s Outdoors — which has offered sporting goods, housewares and clothing in downtown Port Townsend since 1996 — announced Jan. 7 that it was going out of business. The lease expires in September. Store manager Grant Cable said that a sublease agreement would be considered. To replace the landmark store, LION — which is part of North Olympic Peninsula’s Local 20/20 — has come up with an idea for a co-op offering appliances, furniture and other items. Sandoval said the specifics of the proposal had not been developed, including inventory, management or membership structure.
Co-op model Only the concept exists, which is the co-op model where the store will be owned by its members. It will not be exclusive, elitist or expensive. “I hope we can offer a low buy-in so a more people can participate,” she said. As a comparison, the Food Co-op requires its members to make a $100 capital investment in the business, payable all at once or for as little as $2 a month.
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Gabor going home after amputation Zsa Zsa Gabor’s publicist said the actress is going home from the hospital, a week after doctors amputated most of her right leg. John Blanchette said doctors are pleased with Gabor’s recovery and she was transported Gabor by ambulance Saturday evening back to her Bel-Air, Calif., mansion. Doctors at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center decided to amputate Jan. 14 when a persistent infection wouldn’t heal. She had been expected to remain in the hospital for at least two weeks. Blanchette said the 93-year-old “Moulin Rouge” and “Queen of Outer Space” star will be monitored daily by nurses. He said Gabor is happy
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Rocker John Mellencamp has filed for divorce. The Brown County Clerk’s office in Facial prosthesis southern Roger Ebert debuted a Indiana told facial prosthesis along with The Heraldhis new public television Times of Mellencamp show on film criticism Fri- Bloomingday. ton, Ind., The vetthat a three-page petition eran critic against Elaine Irwinwas left disMellencamp was filed figured Jan. 14, two weeks after after surthe couple announced that geries for a they were splitting after 18 cancerous years of marriage. growth in Irwin-Mellencamp is his salivary Ebert 59-year-old Mellencamp’s gland. third wife. He wrote on his blog They married Sept. 5, that before the show that 1992, and have two teenhe would appear on his age sons, Hud and Speck new “Ebert Presents at the Mellencamp. Movies” in a prosthesis for Mellencamp and his his lower face and neck. first wife, Priscilla Since the operations left French, had one daughter, him unable to speak, Ebert Michelle. Mellencamp has two communicates through a other daughters, Teddi Jo voice in his laptop. and Justice, with his secThe 68-year-old Ebert said the prosthesis “will be ond wife, Victoria. The a pleasant reminder of the couple divorced in 1990.
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Ed Mauser, 94, the oldest living member of Easy Company, which is often better known now as the “Band of Brothers,” who fought in some of World War II’s fiercest European battles, died Friday. Mr. Mauser had been fighting pancreatic cancer, said Terry Zahn, who met Mr. Mauser durMr. Mauser ing a 2009 in 2009 Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II memorial. Mr. Mauser shunned the limelight and kept his service with the Army unit a secret, even from some of his family. His role came to light only after his brother-in-
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law got him a copy of the HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers,” Zahn said. Mr. Mauser told his family that some of the things in the miniseries, like the locations of buildings, weren’t quite what he remembered from being there in person. But before that, “he never talked about it for years and years and years,” said Zahn, president of the Midwest chapter of the 101st Airborne Division Association. Born Dec. 18, 1916, in LaSalle, Ill., Mr. Mauser was drafted in 1942 and volunteered for the 101st Airborne Division. He was assigned to Company E, 506th Regiment — Easy Company – which participated in the D-Day invasion of France and the follow-up Operation Market Garden. The 101st also helped defend Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. Historian Stephen Ambrose interviewed Easy Company leader Dick Winters for the 1992 book “Band of Brothers,” upon which the HBO miniseries that began airing in September 2001 was based. Winters, of Hershey, Pa., died earlier this month at
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age 92. The miniseries followed Easy Company from its training in Georgia to the war’s end in 1945. Its producers included actor Tom Hanks and director Steven Spielberg. Mr. Mauser was not among the soldiers portrayed in the miniseries. After it became known, he reunited with some of his Army buddies and made a few public appearances. “Don’t call me a hero,” Mr. Mauser told the Lincoln Journal Star in a 2009 interview. “I was just one of the boys. “I did what I was told, and let’s leave it at that.”
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1936 (75 years ago) When advanced ticket sales for the President’s Birthday Ball opened in Port Angeles today, Mayor Ralph Davis purchased the first $1 ticket from John Kringlen, general chairman of the ball. Proceeds from Birthday Ball dances throughout the United States on President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s birthday, Jan. 30, will go to the March of Dimes for infantile paralysis victims and research to combat the polio disease. In Sequim, J.L. Keeler of the Sequim Chamber of Commerce bought the town’s initial ticket for the ball, which will be held at the Elks Naval Lodge temple in Port Angeles.
1961 (50 years ago) Gov. Albert Rosellini’s request for $5.5 million to repair and complete con-
struction of the Hood Canal Bridge was filed in the state Legislature. The money would come out of the Motor Vehicle Fund, with the proviso that it would be repaid from a bond issue or toll revenues on the floating bridge — even if tolls have to be kept longer. It’s the first step on a proposal for paying off the cost of repairing the stormdamaged bridge components and finishing the bridge, which had been scheduled to be completed last year.
1986 (25 years ago) The rain-swollen Hoh River claimed a 22-foot motor home. Four Tacoma men were taken by boat from the motor home after the vehicle was surrounded by the rising river. The fishermen had driven it onto a gravel bar
just inside the Olympic National Park boundary, and it became stuck in the soft sand. The motor home was swept into the main river channel overnight. The men were rescued by Larry English, a police officer for the Hoh tribe.
Laugh Lines Two credit-rating firms say the U.S. credit rating has remained at AAA. Aren’t we like $14 trillion in debt? Wouldn’t “LOL” be more like it? Jay Leno Arnold Schwarzenegger says that being governor of California cost him at least $200 million in lost movie roles. Moviegoers everywhere say it was worth it. Conan O’Brien
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Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2011. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: n On Jan. 23, 1961, word reached the world that the Portuguese ocean liner Santa Maria, with some 600 passengers aboard, had been seized in the Caribbean by two dozen hijackers led by Henrique Galvao, an opponent of Portugal’s leader, Antonio de Oliveira Salazar. The drama ended Feb. 2 with the surrender of the hijackers off Brazil. n On this date: n In 1789, Georgetown University was established in present-day Washington, D.C. n In 1845, Congress decided all national elections would be held
the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. n In 1932, New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination. n In 1943, critic Alexander Woollcott suffered a fatal heart attack during a live broadcast of the CBS radio program “People’s Platform.” n In 1950, the Israeli Knesset approved a resolution affirming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. n In 1960, the U.S. Navy-operated bathyscaphe Trieste carried two men to the deepest known point in the Pacific Ocean, reaching a depth of more than 35,000 feet. n In 1964, the 24th amendment to the Constitution, eliminat-
ing the poll tax in federal elections, was ratified. n In 1968, North Korea seized the Navy intelligence ship USS Pueblo, charging its crew with being on a spying mission. The crew was released 11 months later. n In 1973, President Richard M. Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War. n In 1981, American composer Samuel Barber died in New York at age 70. n Ten years ago: California energy officials eked sufficient power out of tight West Coast electricity supplies to avoid rush-hour blackouts as lawmakers scrambled to make longer-term deals to buy power. Five people identified by Chi-
nese authorities as Falun Gong followers set themselves on fire in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square; two died. n Five years ago: Ford Motor Co. said it would cut up to 30,000 jobs and idle 14 facilities in North America by 2012. n One year ago: Abby Sunderland, 16, left Marina del Rey, Calif., on her first attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. The voyage ended a week-and-a-half later because the boat experienced power problems; Sunderland then made a second attempt, but that, too, fell short. Rachael Flatt won her first title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, finishing more than 10 points ahead of Mirai Nagasu.
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Briefly: Nation Obama to focus on job growth, U.S. competition WASHINGTON — Under pressure to energize the economy, President Barack Obama said Saturday he will use his State of the Union address to outline an agenda to create jobs now and boost American competitiveness over the long term. Heading quickly into re-election mode, Obama is expected to use Tuesday’s prime-time speech to promote spending on innovation Obama while also promising to reduce the national debt and cooperate with emboldened Republicans. “I’m focused on making sure the economy is working for everybody, for the entire American family,” Obama said Saturday in an uncommon preview of his speech, offered up in an online video to his supporters late Saturday afternoon. The president announced that the economy would be the main topic of his speech, a nod to how important that issue is to the country’s standing and his own as well.
Botched abortions PHILADELPHIA — Just days after Marie Smith got an abortion at a West Philadelphia clinic, her stomach swelled and she began vomiting green stuff. Her mother, Johnnie Mae Smith, took her to a hospital
where doctors rushed the unconscious 20-year-old into surgery to remove numerous fetal parts that were left inside her body, causing a potentially fatal infection. The doctor who performed the abortion, Kermit Gosnell, turned up at the hospital with his checkbook, aiming to settle immediately, the mother said. Instead, Johnnie Mae Smith chased him away, vowing to sue. Later, her daughter got just $3,000 — after lawyer fees — from a $5,000 settlement. Gosnell, by contrast, took in at least $1.8 million a year from his corner-store medical practice at the Women’s Medical Society, which prosecutors who charged him with eight counts of murder last week called his drug mill by day and abortion mill by night. “His entire practice showed nothing but a callous disdain for the lives of his patients,” Philadelphia prosecutors wrote in a grand jury report. Gosnell was charged with killing seven babies born alive and with the death of Karnamaya Mongar, who prosecutors said died in 2009 after a botched abortion at the clinic.
Today’s news guests n ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Kent Conrad, D-N.D.; independent Joe Lieberman of Connecticut; Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas; and Mike Lee, R-Utah; Reps. Chris Gibson, R-N.Y., and Bobby Schilling, R-Ill. n NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Reps. Eric Cantor, R-Va., and James Clyburn, D-S.C. n CBS’s “Face the Nation” — Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and John McCain, R-Ariz. n CNN’s “State of the Union” — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. n “Fox News Sunday” — Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.
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Briefly: World Another attempt at nuclear talks with Iran fails ISTANBUL — The collapse of another attempt at international outreach to Iran on Saturday has left world powers with few options except to wait — and hope that the bite of sanctions will persuade Tehran to reconsider its refusal to stop activities that could be harnessed to make nuclear weapons. But their patience could be tested. While the U.S. and others said that Iran already is suffering from the wide range of financial and trade sanctions, travel bans and other penalties imposed by the U.N., the U.S., the EU and others, the Islamic Republic shows no sign of bending. Uranium enrichment lies at the heart of the dispute. Low-enriched uranium — at around 3.5 percent — can be used to fuel a reactor to generate electricity, which Iran said is the intention of its program. But if uranium is further enriched to around 90 percent purity, it can be used to develop a nuclear warhead. Iran came to the Istanbul talks with six world powers Friday declaring it would not even consider freezing uranium enrichment — and left the negotiations Saturday repeating the same mantra.
Protest in Yemen ADEN, Yemen — Drawing inspiration from the revolt in Tunisia, thousands of Yemenis
fed up with their president’s 32-year rule demanded his ouster Saturday in a noisy demonstration that appeared to be the first large-scale public challenge to the strongman. Clashes also broke out Saturday in Algeria, as opposition activists there tried to copy the tactics of their Tunisian neighbors, who forced their longtime leader to flee the country more than a week ago. The protests in Yemen appeared to be the first of their kind. The nation’s 23 million citizens have many grievances: they are the poorest people in the Arab world, the government is widely seen as corrupt and is reviled for its alliance with the United States in fighting alQaida, there are few political freedoms and the country is rapidly running out of water.
Pope on marriage VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI told priests Saturday to do a better job counseling would-be spouses to ensure their marriages last and said no one has an absolute right to a wedding. Benedict made the comments in his annual speech to the Roman Rota, the Vatican tribunal that decides marriage annulments. Benedict acknowledged that the problems that would allow for a marriage to be annulled cannot always be identified beforehand. But he said better pre-marriage counseling, which the Catholic Church requires of the faithful, could help avoid a “vicious circle” of invalid marriages. The Associated Press
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., is carried from a plane after arriving in Houston on Friday where she was transferred to a rehabilitation center.
Rehab to be hardest work of Giffords’ life Congresswoman progressing well with therapy, doctor says By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press
HOUSTON — She inspired the nation with her fairy-tale recovery. Now, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords must inspire herself through the ordeal of rehabilitation, and doctors say it’s likely to be the hardest work she’ll ever do. Just a couple of decades ago, rehab was little more than physical therapy for shuffling stroke victims and wheelchair-bound quadriplegics, a last resort after doctors had done all they could. Now, it’s a sophisticated science at the forefront of treating people like Giffords, who was shot in the forehead two weeks ago while meeting constituents in Tucson, Ariz. An early start on rehab is key to limiting permanent damage, and the Houston hospital where she will be treated uses high-tech tools to push the brain to rewire itself.
The Arizona congresswoman arrived Friday at the Texas Medical Center, where she is expected to spend a few days in intensive care before moving to TIRR Memorial Hermann rehab hospital. Dr. Gerard Francisco, the hospital’s chief medical officer, said Saturday that she was “even more alert today” and progressing nicely with therapy.
Frustrating process Instead of doctors making you well, rehab means “teaching you how to help yourself” to get your life back, said Dr. William Donovan, a former medical director of the rehab hospital who still works there part time. It’s frustrating when your muscles and mind won’t work the way you want them to. Emotional challenges, posttraumatic stress and physical problems like seizures, headaches and infections loom as risks that
could complicate her recovery. No one can predict how she will do, or what her “new normal” will be, as the hospital’s CEO, Carl Josehart puts it. A CT scan on arrival showed “really minimal” injury for the mortal wound she had, said Dr. Dong Kim, neurosurgery chief for University of Texas Health Science Center.
‘Really minimal’ injury The type of bullet, its path, good trauma care and her general health before the injury bode well for her, but “a bigger impact on recovery is the amount of family and social support after the injury,” said Mark Sherer, a neuropsychologist at the rehab hospital. After doing a head-to-toe mapping of her injuries and abilities, “we’ll have to figure out how to meet each and every deficit,” Francisco said. The first step: setting a goal, such as being able to live independently or to return to work or school. “We try to tailor that to what’s realistic,” Josehart said.
Husband has possible claim to part of lottery winnings By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press
RATHDRUM, Idaho — Holly Lahti burst into the spotlight a week ago in a feel-good story about a single mother who won a $190 million Mega Millions jackpot. Then came the mugshot: a thin young woman with disheveled brown hair, sporting a black eye and cuts and bruises on her face and neck. It turned out she was separated from a man who court records indicated had abused her and who now has a possible claim to some of the money through a quirk in Idaho law. Lahti, 29, went underground with her two daughters immediately after learning she had won half of a $380 million jackpot in the Jan. 4 drawing. She has not been seen or heard in public since. The mugshot was taken after
Lahti and her husband, Josh Lahti, both were arrested during a domestic dispute in 2003. The charges were later dropped, and the couple have long been Holly Lahti separated. Josh Lahti said he did not know Holly had won the lottery until told by a reporter from The Associated Press last week. “That’s awesome! I won’t have Josh Lahti to pay child support!” he said upon learning his wife was rich. As it turns out, the husband could be entitled to a chunk of the winnings because he and Lahti never divorced and were never legally separated for that matter. Idaho’s murky law on the issue
requires a divorce filing to grant separation, which is a key factor in splitting up assets between spouses. While the lawyers sort out the issue in the months ahead, Holly Lahti can rejoice in the fact that her troubled past has given way to riches beyond her wildest dreams. She quit her job as a customer service representative for a bank after winning the jackpot, then she asked family and friends not to talk with reporters. She did not appear at the Jan. 12 press conference in Boise in which her good fortune was revealed. In a brief telephone interview, Josh Lahti said the two started dating in high school and got married in 2001. Holly Lahti still lives in the couple’s home in Rathdrum, a town in the Idaho Panhandle.
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A sports bar owner in Minnesota is showing his support for the Green Bay Packers in this weekend’s game against the Chicago Bears in a very literal way — by roasting a bear. Blake Montpetit, the co-owner of Tiffany Sports Lounge in St. Paul, said he plans to cook a 180-pound black bear in a pig-roaster over hickory and charcoal today. He said his cousin shot it in northern Wisconsin during bear hunting season, which runs in September and October, and then froze it. Montpetit said he planned to serve the meat to customers, but the state health department rejected the plan because the meat is unprocessed.
The woman who raised a child kidnapped from a New York hospital two decades ago has violated her probation and is believed to be on the run from authorities, North Carolina officials said Friday. A warrant was issued for her arrest. Corrections officials tried repeatedly to contact Ann Pettway after finding out that investigators want to question her in the 1987 abduction of the infant, who’s now grown and was recently reunited with her long-lost family. Pettway is on probation because of a conviction for attempted embezzlement and is not allowed to leave the state.
Tunisia’s once-feared police staged a rally of their own Saturday, demanding better salaries and insisting they’re not to blame for shooting deaths among protesters who forced the North African country’s longtime autocrat to flee. At least 2,000 police rallied in downtown Tunis, an epicenter of protest and clashes between youths and police that forced President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to quit the country he ruled with an iron fist for 23 years. It was a significant development for Tunisia, where police under Ben Ali were widely feared. The rally took place near the Interior Ministry, a symbol of the dread his regime inspired.
Helmeted riot police armed with batons and shields Saturday clashed with rock- and chair-throwing protesters who tried to march in defiance of Algeria’s ban on public gatherings. At least 19 people were injured, the government said, but an opposition party official put the figure at more than 40. Algeria has been among the many North African and Middle Eastern countries hit by shows of resistance against their autocratic leaders after a young Tunisian man set himself on fire last month, triggering a wave of protests that led Tunisia’s longtime strongman to flee the country.
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Sequim council Evidence in murders looks into future not given, judge says By Tom Callis
By Jeff Chew
SEQUIM — City Council members shared their visions of Sequim’s future, with hopes ranging from a new city hall on West Cedar Street between Second Avenue and North Sequim Avenue to traffic improvements leading into and through the city. Council members exchanged thoughts during the opening of a two-day retreat at The Lodge of Sherwood Village, which started Friday afternoon and ended Saturday. “Sequim will be the place to stop, shop and come to on the Peninsula,” said council member Don Hall, who Hall along with the entire council attended the annual retreat with City Manager Steve Burkett and professional facilitator Julia Novak. Borrowing from the National Public Radio program, “This I Believe,” Novak asked council members to relate how they believed in Sequim and its future.
Sequim in 1974 and remembered a town of two traffic lights, a railroad running through where the Safeway supermarket stands today and a weak economy — suggested that the city work with Clallam County to improve traffic patterns. “The way the road infrastructure is designed, everything has to come through Sequim,” Huizinga said. “We haven’t planned for that,” he added. He voiced concern about heavy traffic on Washington Street and Sequim Avenue. With more than 20,000 vehicle trips per day passing Sequim High School on North Sequim Avenue, Huizinga said traffic was back to what it was before the Highway 101 “bypass” was constructed. “We need to sit down with the county and figure out how to develop traffic patterns,” Huizinga said, adding that should be done in the next two years. “I think a lot of the future of Sequim depends on what we do,” he said. Huizinga said that the city staff has more time to plan now that it is not inundated with development proposals as it was between 2002 and 2007.
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Mayor Pro Tem Laura Dubois, agreeing that Sequim has a traffic problem, called for a truck route so commercial trucks would avoid driving through residential neighborhoods south of Washington Street. She also called for an annexation policy that would ensure that adding areas would not be a financial liability to the city. Mayor Ken Hays recalled that one of the council’s priorities set last year was to rethink transportation. “I feel like we are trying to work on that,” Hays said. He said the Planning Commission, which advises the council on such development matter, should be allowed to “think freely.” Burkett said the council will meet with the Planning Commission on Jan. 31 to discuss issues. He said one of the city’s goals is to hire a consultant for a transportation master plan within the next two months. A survey of Sequim resiTraffic improvements dents would ask them their He wants to see a high- thoughts on how to improve way interchange completed transportation in the town, at the east end of Sequim, he added. allowing a U.S. Highway 101 eastbound off-ramp at Successful small town Simdars Road, which was Council member Susan never constructed for lack of funding when the five- Lorenzen saw Sequim mile U.S. Highway 101 becoming a “highly successstretch was opened in ful locale” while maintaining its small-town atmo1999. Council member Bill sphere. White-collar jobs will Huizinga — who moved to Hall called for downtown improvements, extending water and sewer infrastructure to the proposed expansion of Sequim Marine Science Lab at Sequim Bay, commonly known as Battelle. That same infrastructure should be extended to the proposed John Wayne family resort near the Port of Port Angeles’ John Wayne Marina, Hall said. He spoke strongly about forming a new park district, professionally operated with multiuse fields run by the district. Hall also expressed hopes for an expanded Sequim Open Aire Market extending to Washington Street. Hall voiced support for siting, designing and building a new city hall in the vicinity of the existing West Cedar Street building. He said he saw a downtown improvement plan that opened Pioneer Park on Washington Street to the public.
“If we would stop thinking about what we believe and start thinking about what people like and listen to them, that would help us fulfill their wishes,” he said. Council member Ted Miller said city leaders must take “future blight” seriously. “We need to find ways to encourage improvements on most deteriorating structures, and provide incentives to replace physically and functionally obsolescent buildings,” Miller said. “Lessons learned in the downtown plan improvements may be invaluable in other sections of town.”
Town’s ‘greatest asset’ Miller said he recognized Sequim’s senior citizens as the city’s “greatest asset.” “Sequim has weathered the recession as well as it has largely because of the steady income of our retirees,” he said in support of marketing the city primarily as a retirement and tourism center, which he saw as a way to weather bad economic times. Dubois said she believes the council needs to communicate better with residents. She said she not only needs to work on her own communications skills but that she hoped city staff also would listen better. “Our citizens and stakeholders need to share their views,” she said. Burkett told council members that city staff morale has improved because council members have a better relationship with staff.
________ Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew can be reached at 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ peninsuladailynews.com.
PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office did not meet its legal obligation to provide evidence to the defense in the double-murder trial of Darold R. Stenson 17 years ago, according to Judge Ken Williams. The Clallam County Superior Court judge, who presided over the 1994 trial, said in a report sent Thursday to the state Supreme Court that the defense should have been provided a photograph showing the lead investigator wearing Stenson’s blood-stained jeans and FBI lab bench notes. But, as he previously has said, Williams wrote he doesn’t think the evidence would have changed the outcome of the trial. Stenson, 58, is on death row at a state prison in Walla Walla after he was convicted of fatally shooting his wife and business partner on his exotic bird farm in Sequim in 1993. The Supreme Court — which will determine whether the death-row inmate should have a retrial — asked the judge to determine if the evidence in question was “suppressed.” Williams said the evidence was suppressed by legal standards, although there is no evidence that the prosecution knew about the photograph. The bench notes, on the other hand, weren’t provided even though a request had been made, Williams said. Sheryl McCloud, one of Stenson’s attorneys, said the Supreme Court will have to find that the evidence would have been enough to undermine confidence in the verdict for the 58-year-old man to get a new trial. “We’ve proven that the state suppressed the evidence,” she said. “I don’t think they will disturb that factual ruling. “So our task is to explain why suppressing the fact that evidence is tainted matters.” McCloud was referring to
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“As of today, indications are that the bald eagle might be able to heal the fracture in his left wing on his own and may not require surgery,” said Matthew Randazzo, public relations director for the Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center in Sequim, on Friday. “It’s still early, but our hope is that the eagle will be able to begin his full rehabilitation at our center in a few weeks.” The raptor center rescued the bird after it was found shot near Beaver on Dec. 15.
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who illegally shot the bald eagle continues. Bald eagles were removed from the federal list of threatened and endangered species in 2007 but remain protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, according to U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife. A first-offense violation of the act can result in a fine of $100,000, imprisonment for one year or both. Penalties increase for additional offenses, and a second violation of the act is a felony. Tips leading to the capture of the person who shot this eagle can be sent to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, which is investigating the case, at 877-933-9847, or matthew@ nwraptorcenter.com. The raptor center is raising money to take care of the young eagle, as well as other birds in its care. Those interested in donating to help for the care of the eagle may visit NWRaptorCenter.com or Facebook.com/Northwest RaptorCenter.
“The wound has healed, and the fractured ulna bone in the eagle’s left wing so far appears to be calcifying over the fracture,” said Jaye Moore, Raptor & Wildlife Center director. “He has an awesome attitude, is eating very well on his own and is getting really talkative and expressive. “We don’t know how his wing and the surrounding soft tissue will handle rehabilitation, but right now everything’s going as well as ________ we could hope.” The eagle was believed to Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be have been shot by a.22-cali- reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ber rifle. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. The search for the person com.
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Tollefson, who is physically fragile but mentally alert, held up well during the birthday luncheon, reported organizer Donna Coffey, but his stamina tends to give out after about an hour. He still drinks a daily scotch at 5 p.m., but on Saturday he took it at 3, she said, and then had a liedown.
A SPECIAL EXHIBIT about legendary boatbuilder R.M. “Tolly” Tollefson’s life and work is on display on the second floor of the Northwest Maritime Center’s Heritage and Resource building, 431 Water St., Port Townsend. The exhibit will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays through March. It honors Tollefson, founder of Tollycraft Yachts, who will turn 100 on Monday, and contains drawings, news clippings, photographs and stories about him. For more information, see www.nwmaritime. org/ or phone 360-385-3628. Peninsula Daily News
Maritime center display The younger crowd — like the tall, tanned and white-maned Jerry Romney, 81 — took the party to the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, where a display of everything Tollycraft adorned the walls. Romney, of Salt Lake City and cousin to Mitt, the Republican presidential hopeful, is finally ready to let go of his 44-foot Tollycraft, moored on Lake Powell. He’s owned six over the last 51 years — “my boats are all called Why Not?” — but “I’m getting too old to take care of it,” he said with a frown. The Tollycraft tradition is more than a bond between people, it seems to be a bond between people and their boats as well. Some say Tollycraft own-
Tolly Time II, owned by Jane and John Semasko of Gig Harbor, is an example of the famed boats. ers like to bond together just as owners of certain vintage cars do, with an emphasis on admiring beauty, reliability and, as Caren Holtby, put it “timelessness.” There’s something about its shape,” said the Canadian, who owns the 43-foot Seawind. “It’s modern. Its shape has held the test of time,” she said. For Steve Monrad of Anacortes, Tollycraft boats are art. “To me, these things are
like Picassos,” he said, and so are all the vintage brochures and other memorabilia the company produced in its heyday. Monrad is known as the quintessential collector of all things Tollycraft among members of the two U.S. Tollycraft clubs, one in Portland, Ore., and one in Seattle, and the northerners who are less formally organized but just as enthusiastic. Lynn and Mark Vanderwall of Mercer Island and
their three adolescent daughters have been making the 1981, 48-foot Margaret Rose the focus of their summers for nearly a decade. “We call it camping on water,” Lynn said. Mary, who is 10, “learned to crawl up the stairs on that boat,” her mother recalled with a smile.
Bought boat in 1967 Not only are the boats known to be well-built, attractive and timeless,
they’re also family-friendly. Tolly is credited in many stories for his interest in customer service, soliciting feedback which resulted in windowed galleys so wives in charge of meals could see out and converse with everyone on board. Tollycrafters believe Marge Fulton of Redondo Beach, Calif., is likely the person who has owned the same Tollycraft for the longest period of time, and so does she. Fulton moors her 23-foot cruiser in Anacortes now, and comes up for four months every summer. But she had been trailering it since she bought it new at the Los Angeles Boat
Show in 1967, and she’s known Tolly nearly as long. “I so wanted to meet him and when I did, he did exactly what people do with cars. He kicked the hull of my boat the way they kick tires. “We’ve been friends ever since.” Fulton said she’s not sure of the origin of the Tollycraft’s aura. “I don’t know what it is except it’s an extremely nice, well-riding boat,” she said. “And I’ve been in some rough waters with mine.”
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Power: Hydroelectric dams shut down June 1 Continued from A1 ing hydraulic fluids and getting rid of residual hazOn June 1, the hydro- ardous materials that are electric dams will stop pro- part of power generation,” ducing the 19 annual aver- she said. age megawatts of power The federal Bureau of that is now fed into the Reclamation will turn over Bonneville Power Adminis- the dams to Barnard Contration grid. struction between June 1 The shutdown will allow and Sept. 15, “probably later the federal Bureau of Recla- in that time line,” Maynes mation to start decommis- said. sioning the dams to make them safe to hand over to Different plans Barnard Construction, Park officials have enviMaynes said. “A lot of it will be drain- sioned each of the dams
being torn down differently. Those plans could change if Barnard comes up with better ideas, Brian Winters, the Park Service’s river restoration project manager, said earlier this month. For the Elwha Dam, completed in 1913, Lake Aldwell behind the dam would be lowered 15 feet and a diversion channel dug. Newly built coffer dams would direct the reservoir’s remaining water into the diversion channel, separat-
ing it from sediment behind the dam and allowing the sediment to be removed and the dam demolished. More than 19 million cubic yards of sediment have built up behind the dams. Glines Canyon Dam, completed 14 years later, would be notched and Lake Mills behind it drained incrementally, bit by bit, until the dam is gone and the Elwha River returned to its unobstructed state. Barnard’s construction
plans will be approved by the National Park Service’s Denver Service Center by a date that has not been determined, Maynes said. Next will be a pre-construction meeting between Barnard and Park Service officials. “That’s a critical piece where everyone sits down and the contracting officer describes the term of the contract and the methods, and if there are questions that the contracting officer and the contractor might
have, and how communication will flow and information will flow,” Maynes said. Barnard is expected to begin bringing in equipment for the project in late spring or early summer. Work demolishing the dams is to begin Sept. 15 and be completed by Sept. 15, 2014.
________ Senior staff writer Paul Gottlieb can be reached at 360-417-3536 or at paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily news.com.
Dams: Removal employees paid prevailing wages The federal government owns both dams, although the lower dam is outside Olympic National Park boundaries. Since the Elwha River begins inside the park, and the Glines Canyon Dam is within its boundaries, the National Park Service has control over the entire project.
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Continued from A1 James said. “They will spend money Dam-removal employees in stores, on clothing, and will be paid prevailing that’s good, but we won’t wages under the federal see a huge impact on the Davis-Bacon Act, Samantha housing market,” he added. Richardson, a spokeswoman No one from Barnard for the Park Service’s Den- has contacted Landmark ver Service Center, said in Property Management, an earlier interview. Assistant Property ManHourly wages will ager Saavik Pritchett said include $31.97 to $35.79 for Wednesday. power equipment operators, The company also has $35.39 for carpenters and yet to decide exactly how $40.81 for electricians, she each dam will be torn said. down. Most Barnard employees will find housing on their Planning documents own, Krohmer said. That will occur later this “We have contacted some Realtors and have done spring, when Barnard starts some looking around,” he submitting construction planning documents to the said. National Park Service, which is coordinating the Real estate contacts Elwha River Restoration Stephanie Bonine, a Project. marketing coordinator with James & Associates property management in Port Angeles, said a company representative contacted her about three weeks ago, before Krohmer was in town. The Barnard employee asked about “four or five guys needing properties,” but the company did not get back to her, she said Wednesday. Terry James, owner-broker of James & Associates, said Wednesday his agency has already found places for workers employed by other construction companies engaged in different aspects of the river restoration project. Companies typically put three or four “upper-echelon” employees in one house rather than rack up longterm hotel bills,
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The three Jefferson County commissioners are expected to approve the purchase of a 180-foot selfsupporting radio tower for use in the JeffCom 9-1-1 system when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the commissioners’ chambers in the Jefferson County Courthouse at 1825 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Commissioners also are expected to open bids for providing the 2011 supply of liquid asphalt at 10 a.m. During the 1:30 p.m. county administrator briefing, they will hear an update from Tim Caldwell of the Ferry Advisory Committee. The radio tower, which costs $76,789.48, would be installed at the city of Port Townsend water tank, 2911 20th St. In order for the tower to be placed into service, the purchase of an equipment shelter and emergency gen-
erator will be needed. Final approval for purchase of the tower will be addressed at the JeffCom 9-1-1 meeting, which will take place at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Port Ludlow Fire Station, 7650 Oak Bay Road.
Port Townsend city The Port Townsend City Council will consider adopting a city transportation plan when it meets Monday. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St. It will hear a staff presentation on the plan and public council before considering approving it on a first reading. A first reading is not final approval. That comes with approval on the second reading. The council also will consider approving deferral of building and development permit fees and utility con-
Eye on Jefferson nection charges for lowincome housing projects. Also on the agenda is consideration of authorizing City Manager David Timmons to apply for federal assistance for the Carnegie Library seismic retrofit and expansion, the Howard Street arterial connection and the Port Townsend East Historic District Revitalization Project. The council also will consider authorizing Timmons to sign an agreement with the Washington State Military Department and the Federal Emergency Management Agency — or FEMA — for a grant to seismically retrofit tunnel lids in the eastern portion of the Port Townsend business district. City committee meetings scheduled this week are: Advisory ■ Library Board — 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Charles Pink
House, 1256 Lawrence St. ■ Parks, Recreation and Trees Advisory Board — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, first floor conference room in City Hall, 250 Madison St.
Strategy meeting Elected officials from Jefferson County, the city of Port Townsend and the Port of Port Townsend will participate in the second in a series of economic strategy meetings Tuesday. The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Mountain View Commons, 1919 Blaine St. The officials will listen to ideas from the public about developing the local economy.
when they meet Wednesday. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at 375 Hudson St. Also on the agenda is consideration of possibly supporting a sales tax increase and school property tax levies for Port Townsend and Chimacum that will be on the Feb. 8 ballot. Commissioners heard from a group supporting the sales tax increase for Jefferson Transit on Jan. 12, and will offer the opportunity for other views on Wednesday, as well as considering the school measures. The commissioners are not required to issue an opinion on the measures. Commissioners also will consider a North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers Wireless Proposal.
series of reports about community-based relationships and connections when it meets Monday. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the administration building, 450 Fir St. The principals of Port Townsend High School, Blue Heron Middle School and Grant Street Elementary School will present information, along with the special services department and the superintendent. The replacement levy measure, which is on the Feb. 8 ballot, will be part of the superintendent’s report.
The Chimacum School Board will hear midyear reports from all school principals on Wednesday. Port of Port Townsend The board will meet at Port Townsend schools 7 p.m. in the high school Port of Port Townsend The Port Townsend library, 91 West Valley commissioners will consider Quilcene moorage rates School Board will hear a Road.
Briefly . . . Watch for highest tides of the year PORT ANGELES — The highest tides of the year peak this morning. Meteorologist Andy Haner at the National Weather Service office in Seattle said high tide will measure 13.2 feet on Puget Sound in Seattle at 7:28 a.m. Highest tides on the North Olympic Peninsula today: n Port Townsend – 9.7 feet at 7:05 a.m. n Port Angeles — 8.1 feet at 5:20 a.m. n Sequim Bay — 9.1 feet at 6:26 a.m. n LaPush — 8.8 feet at 2:53 a.m. Haner said flooding
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Brewfest tickets PORT TOWNSEND — The seventh annual Strange Brewfest, which is moving a block from its former location in Port Townsend and adding another night of revelry,
has advance tickets on sale now. Beginning Friday, the Strange Brewfest will be hosted by the American Legion at 209 Monroe St., one block away from its former venue at Water Street Brewing and Ale House. Usually a two-night affair, this year’s event starts with a party featuring live music at 7 p.m. Friday. It continues at 1 p.m. Saturday and goes on until midnight. It resumes again at 1 p.m. Sunday, with doors open until 7 p.m. The $25 admission tickets can be purchased in advance online at www. strangebrewfestpt.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door beginning Friday. One of the events at the
Strange Brewfest will be Silverdale’s Silver City Brewery’s “Kill-a-Keg” at Sirens, 823 Water St., at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Once the keg of WhooPass Double IPA is tapped, the beer will continue to flow until the keg is empty or everyone who joins has a glass. Silver City Brewery Brewmaster “Big Daddy” Don Spencer will then give a toast to the occasion. Tickets are $6 and include a Silver City Brewery pint glass and a beer. The keg to be “killed” holds about 50 beers, so the cap to receive a pint glass will be about 50 people. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Sirens, or by 6 p.m. on Friday. Peninsula Daily News
Store: ‘We are like a dating service,’ LION says Continued from A1 driving to Sequim or Silverdale.” Inventory would be limThe Swain’s space, at about 17,000 square feet, is ited and displayed items Peninsula Daily News flexible enough to accom- would have to be ordered. the empty building that once The group tasked with developmodate inventory from City Council member housed Gottschalks in Port Angeles ing a business plan for the store PORT ANGELES — The Port appliances to wing nuts. Kris Nelson, a Port was considered and discarded, said includes Nichols and Dan Gase of Townsend plan of seeking local “There are a lot of stores Townsend restaurateur, Jerry Nichols, co-owner of Coldwell Coldwell Banker, Kaj Ahlburg, Ted ownership of a store to replace a that have closed downtown said she didn’t know how Banker Uptown Realty and a Simpson, Bill Hermann, and Roy landmark business is similar to throughout the years,” San- shoppers would respond to member of the group. and Mary Gotham. that of a group in Port Angeles, doval said. that system. The K.O. Erickson Trust, which Nichols said they need to raise who hope to develop a locally“I think people here “People like to interact owns the downtown building that between $1.5 million and $2 milwould like to be able to buy with what they want to buy, owned department store at 200 W. housed Gottschalks, is working lion from investors to open. appliances locally instead of and touch the appliance or First St., where Gottschalks closed with Coldwell Banker Uptown If the money is raised, the store furniture they are getting its doors in May 2009. Realty and a handful of Port Ange- would likely open in spring 2012, before taking it home,” she The idea of creating a co-op in les residents. he said. Bob says said. “On the other hand, more people are comfortable buy“We are like a dating deals and the payback can thereby putting their invest- Leslie Cox, James Frazier, ing things online they have service,” said LION member be in cash or the investor ing money to work within Ian Keith, Kees Kollf, Greg never touched, so this could Steve Moore. can get a part of the busi- the community. Kossow, Joanna Loehr, be successful.” “We introduce the people ness,” he said. Filling the Swain’s space Thomas Loehr, Earll and who need short-term cash is well suited to LION’s Rena Murman, Bob and LION group to get their business going Not a bank mission, Moore said, because Phyllis Schultz, Linda LION is an informal to those who want to According to its website, a strong downtown benefits Smith, Deborah Stinson, group of local investors and invest.” Jerry Stinson, Scott Wilson After the introductions, h t t p : / / t i n y u r l . c o m / the entire community. community leaders who “We will use what we and Bill Wise. me25m4, LION is not a broker agreements between the parties strike the deals ________ small businesses who are themselves and LION itself bank, lending institution, or learn at the meeting to decide what path we take in looking for cash infusions does not benefit, Moore financial consultant. Jefferson County Reporter Its membership consists the future,” Sandoval said. Charlie Bermant can be reached at and those who wish to said. According to its website, 360-385-2335 or charlie.bermant@ “The investor and the of local citizens who want to invest outside the stock business work out their own invest their money locally, other LION members are peninsuladailynews.com. market.
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Changes in works for Juan De Fuca fest By Diane Urbani de la Paz
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PORT ANGELES — It’s been an avalanche every morning for weeks. Dancers, players, singers, jugglers. Drummers, strummers and people who don’t fit into any musical category. They’ve been sending applications to what will be a different kind of Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts this Memorial Day weekend, with fewer — but costlier — artists and a change in the venues. Dan Maguire, the new executive director of the 18-year-old festival, is taking it downtown — “to get a more community feel,” as he says. Maguire envisions a compact block of events concentrated around downtown, four days — May 27 through 30 — of music that lasts late into the nights. But “the sad news,” Maguire added, “is we’re not going to use the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and the Port Angeles Community Playhouse,” two venues on East Lauridsen Boulevard. Including those stages in past festivals made it so fans had to either drive or take a shuttle bus away from the festival locus around the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., the City Council chamber stage next door and the Elks Naval Lodge downtown at 131 E. First St. Juan de Fuca will add a new stage this year at Studio Bob, the gallery upstairs at 118½ E. Front St. The space will be filled with music for “the younger crowd,” as in teenagers and people in their 20s and 30s, Maguire said. At the same time, numer-
Hot Club Sandwich is, from left, Tim Wetmiller, Kevin Connor, James Schneider, Ray Wood, Matt Sircely and Greg Ruby. ous other downtown shops and cafes will be part of Young at Art, a nonj uried children’s art show with, he predicts, about 1,000 entries. As for the bands and other performing groups who make Juan de Fuca a musical feast, they will be on festival stages during the day and evening — and then Maguire plans to book them into downtown night spots such as Bar N9ne, Bella Italia and the Kokopelli Grill. Fans with festival wristbands will get in free, while others can pay a small cover charge. This downtown focus was something Maguire said both he and his board of directors sought. “We wanted to tighten it up more,” he said. “To me, what is really powerful about festivals is the community vibe.” The fine arts center and playhouse “are wonderful
stages. The artists liked them,” said board president Martha Hastings. “But going to them meant leaving the festival. . . . They were just too far away.” Studio Bob, the Elks, Vern Burton and the chamber stage are within walking distance of one another, which benefits fans as well as the volunteers who make the festival run, Hastings said. “It will be nice for some of the folks coming from Victoria,” she added. “Hopefully we’ll get more folks” from across the Strait of Juan de Fuca. “I am disappointed,” said Jake Seniuk, director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The center, which marks its 25th anniversary this year, has been part of Juan de Fuca since the first festival. When asked whether
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PORT ANGELES — The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts is still about 16 weeks away, but a poster-art deadline and a set of extra-festival events are coming up soon. First, community members are encouraged to submit poster designs for the 18th annual festival. The deadline is Feb. 11 to enter artwork, and the prize for the chosen entry is $200 plus a pair of full-festival passes. Artists are invited to create designs around the theme of music, community,
the Olympic Peninsula or “whatever inspires you and relates to JFFA,” according to the announcement at jffablog.wordpress.com. The 11-by-14-inch poster can include photography, fine art and graphic art elements.
First concert February A lineup of concerts is also on the horizon, courtesy of the Juan de Fuca organization. First, Delhi 2 Dublin, a band from Vancouver, B.C., will mash up Bhangra, Celtic, dub reggae and more on Feb. 26 in the Little The-
ater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Tickets to the 7 p.m. show are $18 or $10 for children 14 and younger. World-music lovers can purchase tickets on the Juan de Fuca website, www. JFFA.org, and learn more by phoning the festival office at 360-457-5411. Also announced on the website: a concert by the Vancouver, B.C., Chinese Music Ensemble at Peninsula College on April 9, and the Juan de Fuca Springfest Talent Show on April 30 at a location to be announced.
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Meantime, Maguire is busy booking bands. Fifteen acts — about a third of the full slate — are already shown on the festival website, www.JFFA.org. Firm in the lineup are the gypsy jazz group Hot Club Sandwich, bluegrassy world music band the Paperboys, San Francisco folk-rock outfit Blame Sally, flamenco-Balkan-gypsy troupe Tambura Rasa, rocking bluegrass band Poor Man’s Whiskey, Frazey Ford of the Be Good Tanyas and Kazum, purveyors of “acro-
who to put where when during the weekend. The Juan de Fuca Festival, founded 18 years ago by Karen Hanan and run by Anna Manildi from 2001 through last year, has built an excellent reputation, Maguire added. “I’m stunned by the amount of applications we’re getting,” from performers. And the festival’s new direction has both Maguire and Hastings filled with anticipation. “We’re excited for the changes,” Hastings said. “Dan wants to improve the corridor,” between Vern Burton and downtown, “with more stuff to do and things to look at . . . We’re looking to see how the community will greet that.”
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balance” and dance that “pushes the boundaries of perceived limitations.” Ten others, including newcomers and returning bands such as Tiller’s Folly, are also listed — while Maguire works on bringing 25 more. Still, 40 acts is fewer than the usual 60 to 70, the new director said, adding that this is also part of the new face of the festival. Maguire is looking to bring higher-caliber performers to town, and they cost more. His budget is only about $30,000, and it’s tough, he said, to construct a festival with that. Adding to the stress is the waiting — waiting for performers to sign contracts. Some won’t do so until they have other dates lined up in the area. And once the dozens of acts are signed, Maguire must assemble the puzzle of
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he’ll hold his own events, Seniuk said he didn’t want to do anything that would compete with Juan de Fuca. The annual student art show, ArtPaths: Portfolio 2011, will be on display, however, and, of course, he hopes people will come up and see it.
Kazum, an acro-balance dance troupe whose mission is to push the boundaries of perceived limitations, is one of the performing groups headed for Port Angeles for the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts.
Sunday, January 23, 2011 — (J)
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Wanted: A few good Jefferson heroes Nominations sought for Heart of Service Award Peninsula Daily News
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Now is the time to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Jefferson County — individuals who have made our communities a better place. The three Rotary Clubs in Jefferson County and Peninsula Daily News invite nominations for the 2011 Jefferson County Heart of Service Award. The Heart of Service was created to recognize the dedication, sacrifice and accomplishments of local people who do extraordinary things for their neighbors, their community or the environment. The award — now in its sixth year — is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Port Townsend (noon club), Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club, the East Jefferson Rotary Club and the PDN. “This award gives us the opportunity to highlight the good works of ordinary people in Jefferson County who unselfishly give their time and energy to help others,” said John Brewer, PDN editor and publisher. “These are truly local heroes, working to make community life stronger, tighter, happier, richer.” Such individuals clean up waterways, serve as literacy tutors, raise money for disabled people, protect animals, organize food programs for the hungry and aid crime victims and their families.
n Nominations should be made using the accompanying coupon and must be returned to the Peninsula Daily News, 1939 E. Sims Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368, by no later than 5 p.m. Monday, March 21. n A letter describing the merits and accomplishments of the person being nominated should be submitted with the coupon. It should cite examples of the individual’s special dedication, sacrifices and significant accomplishments in community service. n If possible, the nomination should include supporting documents, such as copies (not originals) of other awards, newspaper articles or letters of support. n Individuals, clubs, churches, businesses or other organizations may nominate. But only individuals, not organizations, can be nominees. n Anyone who lives in Jefferson County can be nominated. Recipients of the Heart of Service Award in the past are not eligible for a 2011 award. But those previously nominated, but not selected, for a Heart of Service Award are eligible for renomination. A panel of judges will review the nominations and select one to six persons to receive a Heart of Service
Award at a luncheon in May. The recipients will receive framed award certificates and heart-shaped medals designed by Steve Rafoth, past president of the Rotary noon club and president and CEO of Enclume Design Products in Port Hadlock. If you have any questions about the program, please phone Brewer at his direct number, 360-4173500 (if he’s not in, there’s 24/7 voice mail). Or e-mail Brewer at john.brewer@peninsula dailynews.com.
2010 honorees Last year, judges selected four recipients from nominations made by individuals, clubs, churches, businesses and other organizations. Receiving the 2010 Heart of Service: n Shirley Moss, the hands-on assistant manager of the Port Townsend Food Bank. n Gay Eisenberger of Port Townsend, the driving force behind an innovative kindergarten phonics program at Chimacum Creek Primary School since 2006 and one of the founders of an educational consortium for the county. n Mike Blair, then the Chimacum School District superintendent and the leader of a coalition that won a ruling that the state of Washington is not fulfilling its constitutional duty to fully pay for basic public education. n Margaret Matheson of Port Hadlock, whose vast and tireless contributions — from her wheelchair —
to the Chimacum-IrondalePort Hadlock community stretch over 60 years.
2009 recipients The 2009 Heart of Service recipients: n Robert Rosen, manager of the Quilcene Community Center, Meals on Wheels volunteer and mentor to South County youth. n Janet Emery, driving force behind numerous community events, including Port Townsend’s annual Kenetic Sculpture Race. She also helps oversee the Jefferson County Winter Shelter for the homeless. n Dr. James Rotchford, medical director and one of two physicians who treat patients at the JC MASH free medical clinic in Port Townsend. n Larry Robinson, volunteer firefighter, chairman of the Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District 1, manager of its Laurel B. Johnson Toandos Community Center and, with his wife, Pat, a leader of the Quilcene area food bank. n Wayne Chimenti, licensed master mariner and skipper of tall ships who teaches young men and women about the sea and led the Port Townsend Community Boat Project in which Chimacum and Port Townsend high school students built a 24-foot vessel.
More honorees Other Community Service Award honorees: n 2008 — Candy Johnston, teacher and stalwart community leader in Brinnon for the South Jefferson Little League, Brinnon
Booster Club, Brinnon Loyalty Days and other groups; Virgil Porter of Port Hadlock, then in his 10th year of driving vans and coordinating van service for the Disabled American Veterans; Sue and Bill McIntire, tireless volunteers for the Jefferson County Fair Association; Helen Kullman, driving force and manager of the Port Townsend Food Bank; Alison Capener, outspoken advocate of homeless rights in Jefferson County and president of COAST, the organizing team behind the emergency winter shelter in Port Townsend. n 2007 — Linda Ferris, “inspiration and guiding light” for the Gathering Place, a nonprofit organization that helps developmentally disabled adults; Kim
Hammers, volunteer for St. Mary Star of the Sea Church and COAST; Dyrk Lansdon, community leader for United Good Neighbors and other groups and adviser to start-up businesses; Martina Richard, veteran counselor; Dr. John Barrett, activist since 1982 who also eliminated the use of mercury and other toxic metals in his dental practice. n 2006 — Andy Mackie, Jefferson County’s “music man”; Peggy Schafran, organizer of free medical screenings in Port Ludlow; Bruce Marston, whose volunteer efforts encompass numerous groups; Pat and Ralph Williams, volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and other organizations.
Clallam barns reminders of farming past By Jeff Chew
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DUNGENESS — With frames, rafters and planks of well-aged old-growth timber, many iconic barns of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley’s past today gloriously display a majestic air of rusticity beneath the Olympic Mountain skyline. While time has been good to some of the valley’s barns, others slowly fell to gravity, weather Clark and unint e n d e d neglect, a s t a r k reminder of the area’s An aerial view of Clark Farm on Clark Road, north of Lotzgesell Road, in once-rich, Dungeness. The barn was built in 1922. long-faded dairy farming history Bennett dating back to the 1860s. Many are 80 to more than 100 years old and carry the names of pioneers families: Chambers, Cline, Clark, Pettett, Spath, Haller, Dickinson, Balch/Fasola, Brown/Hopf/Keys, Spoelstra, Robb. A number of barns have fallen to the developer’s bulldozer for residential or commercial subdivisions. Only grainy black-andwhite photos remain.
Oldest still standing The Willis Chambers barn is the oldest still standing, built in 1890. Once a part of the Wayside Farm, today the Chambers barn is home to Olympic Cellars winery on U.S. Highway 101 near O’Brien Road and Old Olympic Highway. Others sit not far from prominent East Clallam County roads surrounded by wheat fields, such as the William Dick barn built in 1916. The big red structure with a white roof and trim along with three cupolas can be seen at Kitchen-Dick Road and Old Olympic Highway. It is now part of the Gene Adolphsen Farm. In Sequim, prominent but dilapidated barns sit abandoned, covered by moss and surrounded by encroaching commercial and residential development. The Balch/Fasola barn can be seen at the U.S.
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The Willis Chambers barn built in 1890 is said to be the oldest barn still standing in Clallam County. Today, it houses Olympic Cellars winery on U.S. Highway 101 east of O’Brien Road. Highway 101 eastbound exit to South Sequim Avenue. The barn, owned by the Fasola family, was built in 1908 by Augustus William “Gus” Balch. The Hyer barn, built between 1917 and 1925 with the farmyard complex, is less visible on Grant Road on a hillside north of 101, west of River Road.
Dairy farming Barns with strong profiles, high steep-pitched roofs peaking at 50 feet and covering10,000 square feet or more, are reminders that dairy farming once dominated the Dungeness Valley’s economy. “Every one of these barns, if they could talk
could really tell some stories, ” said Bob Clark, born and raised as a farm boy on his family’s Dungeness farm on Clark Road. “Barns are a feature unto themselves,” Clark said, recalling the days when he helped milk the family’s Jersey herd by hand before milking machines were invented. Clark’s sharp-as-a-tack memories keep local historians honest and helped him become the first Sequim-Dungeness Valley Museum board president. Clark and artist-historian Cathrine “Cat” Bennett, who in 1994 moved here from Los Angeles to live in the historic Matriotti house that once had a dairy barn of its own, spoke to more than 80 attending the
Exhibit opened Friday The “Farms & Barns to 1916” exhibit opened at the Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Exhibit Center on Friday. The exhibit center at 175 W. Cedar St. in Sequim is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Presentations in the Museum Lecture Series, a Peninsula College class hosted by the Museum & Arts Center of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley, are from 10 a.m. to noon each Friday through February at the Dungeness Schoolhouse at 2781 Towne Road. For more details on the center’s exhibits and the class see www.macsequim.org. Peninsula Daily News
“Every one of these barns, if they could talk could really tell some stories.”
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essence of their barn-ness,” she said. She said the first dairy cows came south from British Columbia in 1860. By the 1920s, she said, dairy farms still dominated with about 6,000 dairy cows feeding on pastureland and hay.
One cow for every two “Which was one cow for every two people in the county,” she said. Bennett said history shows that East Clallam County lost more than 7,400 acres of farmland to development in the 1980s and 1990s. The winter of 1996-1997 was known as a “barn killer,” she said, because of heavy snows followed by heavy rains that weighted down the snow. Many rotting, weakened old barns collapsed under the pressure. Clark remembers at age 5 joining his family and other Dungeness-area farmers at the then-new barn erected by Joshua Elliott Cline, for whom Dungeness Bay’s Cline Spit is named.
third Friday Peninsula College and the Museum & Arts Center of the SequimDungeness Valley lecture series at the historic Dungeness Schoolhouse. Her lecture, “Barns and Farms: Then & Now,” presented a photographic history of Clallam County’s farming history. Barn dance
Tied to land Seeing old barns within eyeshot of her home and realizing how they are tied to the land, Bennett said she decided to preserve them in photos, many of which she photographed and documented on her website, www.dungeness barns.com, between 2005 and 2010. “I wanted to capture the
built,” Clark remembered Surprising some, Clark said most barns were built by one or two people — either by the farmer or a contractor — and barn-raisings did not exist. Cylindrical feed silos above ground were not the norm, although a few remain scattered around the valley, some outliving their adjoining barns. Most farmers dug pit silos with open ends to drain the hay and chopped green feed stored for winter cattle feeding. The Clark family’s barn is 48 feet tall and was built for about $2,300 in 1922. It was the third barn on the Clark farm, he said. The barns were built for dairy cows and held up to 450 tons of loose hay, and the larger ones held from 35 to 40 cows. Many barns burned because loose hay would sometimes spontaneously combust, Clark said, with the wind loft created by the intense fires lifting the roofs up 100 feet. “In the early ’30s, milk went to all the local creameries,” he said, adding that the milk was used as pig feed. Urging people to slow down and appreciate “these old beauties” of the valley’s past, Bennett said, “It wasn’t until I studied them that I realized how tied to the land they are.”
“When they built that barn, they had a barn dance on the shiplap timber loft,” Clark remembered. “Everybody in the community was there. There must have been 250 people in that loft.” The barn dance included ________ an orchestra at one end of the loft, he said. Sequim-Dungeness Valley Edi“Barn dances were a tra- tor Jeff Chew can be reached at dition around here, espe- 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ cially when they were first peninsuladailynews.com.
Peninsula Daily News for Sunday, January 23, 2011
Superior parenting: Is it natural? After READING AN excerpt of Amy Chua’s new book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (aka “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior”), I immediately wanted to call my very American mom and thank her. (See “Nixing Mark nice Mom,” Page C6 today.) Bazer But I’d promised my 5-year-son we’d have a “ScoobyDoo” marathon, and from there, the day just kind of got away from me. Over the next few days, I found myself glued to my computer screen, shirking all parenting duties, as I read every rebuttal to Chua’s book I could with the kind of discipline that would put even Chua’s daughters’ practicing of the violin to shame.
But the more I read “Western” parents defending their parenting methods and tearing into Chua’s with an anger usually reserved for lead-paint-filled toys made in, well, China, the more disturbed I got by them, too. Since when does everyone — Chinese, Western or otherwise — have to espouse or follow a parenting philosophy? Can’t you just be kind and encouraging with your kid, discipline him when required and heat up the chicken nuggets at the appropriate time? OK, being a parent requires more than that, particularly if your child vomits a lot. And I guess now I may be guilty, too, of wading into the Important Thoughts on Parenting waters. But at least my thoughts are: STOP THINKING ABOUT IT. From the moment our children are born, we’re expected to have several parenting guides
on our night tables, with similar websites bookmarked. And other than these books’ unfortunate habit of making you feel that your kid is the last one in his age group to roll over (as if rolling over is a skill that will ever come in handy for him at home, in the workplace, etc.), these guides are probably a good thing. Most of us are so far removed from our instinctual animal selves that we don’t feel comfortable burping our baby without getting confirmation from either a licensed doctor or some mom who burped her kid in 2003 and felt the need to share it on a comment board. But once you’re confident that you’re capable of keeping safe a tiny human being who requires only food, love and, currently, a Nintendo DS, it’s best to put down the reading material, turn off the “Will this make my child happy and/or successful?”
question-asking part of your brain and just . . . be the best parent you can be. As Kevin Costner tells Tim Robbins in “Bull Durham”: “You just got lesson number one: Don’t think. It can only hurt the ball club.” Your family is your ball club. (Unless you’re also on a real ball club, at which point the analogy falls apart.) One of the main questions that Chua’s book and some subsequent rebuttals raised was what parenting style produces “better” adults — you know, the kind of people who are happy and high-achieving and, um, don’t write books insulting millions of other people’s parenting styles, etc. The answer should be: Who cares? While everyone knows there are no guarantees when it comes to raising children, chances are that if you’re a decent, hardwork-
ing, only slightly overweight person, your kid will someday be one, too. That goes for Western parents and Chua’s version of Chinese ones, too. So, unless the last thing you want is for your child to be like you, go grab a moderately healthy snack from the pantry, cuddle up with your kid — and let Shaggy and Scooby help you impart some solid life lessons. And then afterward, ground him for getting crumbs on the couch. Mark Bazer is a humorist who hosts “The Interview Show,” a Chicago-based talk show available at www.huffingtonpost.com. He is one of the four columnists who appear here every Sunday. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or at Tribune Media Services, Attn: Mark Bazer, 435 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60611.
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“I like to spend time with my two grandkids. I read to them, or we play with a train set, and before bedtime, it’s story time.”
“Stay home and keep warm and read or watch TV. I stay up till 10. Summer, though, I’m out till the sun goes down. I like it quiet, and yes, I like the clouds. No place I’d rather be.”
“Relax, and talk to my husband about the day. I also like to hold my grandchild. On Wednesday and Saturday nights, I go to workshop sessions. I go to bed early, and it’s up at 4 a.m.”
“I listen to music online, read or write poetry. I write poetry about fantasy or daily life. I am self-published, too. We also have a movie night with a family-sized pizza.”
“Pretty much stay at home and watch movies. It’s about the only thing to do. We will even come into PA and go to the theater, as Forks doesn’t have one. I also do my homework.”
“Curl up with a good movie and some popcorn. Or go out and take in a movie. Mostly, though, spend time on the computer or do family recreation at home.”
“Occasionally, I like to go for walks in the dark for a mile or so. I work at night. Also, I like to get up in a Snuggie and watch TV till I fall asleep. I can’t wait for summer, though.”
“I read every night, but I also have a workshop, and I do a lot of woodworking projects. I build bird houses and get them ready for springtime.”
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county departments assigned to him, etc. He’s going to be in Olympia for the Legislature for at least 105 days this year and 60 days next year. He’s not going to be here. Tharinger defender Jim Jones estimates the commissioners work 60 Steve Tharinger is now Tharinger critic hours per week. serving as our 24th District Now it’s “I don’t work State representatives state representative, as are for free,” following state work well over 40 hours Kevin Van De Wege, and Rep. Steve Tharinger’s preper week while in session. Jim Hargrove is our state election position that he Will Tharinger will senator. wouldn’t take a paycheck have anything “left in the The Jan. 16 PDN shouts from the county while the tank” for his county out that Steve is also colLegislature is in session. responsibilities after putlecting his salary as county Did he know that the ting forth a solid effort in commissioner — for the county was legally bound the Legislature? hours he actually works on to pay him as a Clallam Would we hire someone county business [“TharCounty commissioner when to be commissioner if he inger Gets Two Salaries. he made that pledge as a had another job that took New State Lawmaker Says legislative candidate? him away from the county He’ll Give Back What’s Not Why didn’t county for 105 days per year? Earned”]. Administrator Jim Jones Of course we wouldn’t, Does Kevin, our muchmake public the fact that and the citizens of Clallam revered first-responder, the county was legally save lives as a charity, or is required to pay Tharinger? County preferred his opponent in the recent election he paid by Fire District 3? When Joe the Plumber by a clear majority because Are other citizen legisla- is elected to a public posiwe want a full-time comtors allowed to continue tion, one that takes him missioner. their primary income away from home three-plus Ray DeJong, sources? months of the year, he Sequim Why is the PDN on this cannot earn money as a vendetta only about Steve? plumber — because he isn’t Protect forests What we need are pubdoing any plumbing. lic servants who work hard Tharinger cannot perDeep thinkers have long for us. form the duties of a comconsidered complex interreIf you don’t think Steve missioner while he is in lationships a crucial fact of is serving your interests, Olympia. life in our planetary setting. vote him out. He cannot attend public Yet, considering the way meetings or oversee the our government has acted But don’t carp when he operations of the various regarding questions related follows the Washington state rules. Our state legislators are We have an extra page of part-timers, expected to letters to Peninsula Voices support themselves from on Page A11 today. other sources. Enjoy! Lyn Muench, Port Angeles
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to exploitation of biofuel, you’d think they haven’t yet got the picture. The weak-minded state Department of Ecology addresses the question of emissions, while the state Department of Commerce looks at jobs produced, and the state Department of Natural Resources remains disconcertedly aloof. Acting independently, they don’t see the overall picture — and hence, don’t address the complexities inherent in it. Though I question the efficacy of DOE’s actions in the matter at hand, I choose to focus herein on our voracious appetite for wood products which, combined with an ever-growing need for energy, will deliver the coup de grace to an ecological setting indisputably crucial to life on our planet. Excavators and chipping machines are about to convert leftovers from logging operations into energy. In the process, much of our forest floor, a magical ecological manufactory, will be stricken beyond repair. The manufactory is indisputably the richest in life and the greatest in mass. Among other things, forests help to regulate
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planetary temperature. As sequesters of carbon, forests help to mitigate global warming. Forests are a backstage operative in the hydrologic cycle. Forests literally hold the earth together. State and county officials shouldn’t for a moment think that a forest cut and otherwise denuded can perform almost or nearly as well as one largely untouched. The more the touching, the more dire the consequences to man and nature. We’ve touched and retouched too much forest over the years. Now’s the time to call a halt. Todd Wexman, Port Townsend
Rock quarry The rock business is unique. The product is sold by the ton, is transported by endless belt, barge, or 34-35-ton truck-trailers. Thus, transportation costs make distance important to paving companies and other users of large quantities. Rocks have many degrees of strength, but all are crushed down to the
size required by their application. Paving companies mix crushed rock with liquid asphalt to produce asphalt concrete for highways to accommodate the North Olympic Peninsula’s fastgrowing population. Excerpts from Clallam County Code 27-10 are written on the back of every real estate tax statement. It was written to prioritize mining the natural mineral wealth in Washington state and to educate the public and real estate dealers to be beware of that priority. The code was written in accordance with the Growth Management Act People who live too close to the proposed Little River rock quarry are fearful of loud noises as undesirable as at a major airport except that the rocks were there first. The county ignored the existing rocks and permitted the surrounding property to be divided into 5-acre parcels regardless of the future likelihood of noise. Robert Maple Norman, Sequim Turn
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Peninsula Voices Continued from A9 Alabama and Tennessee for allegations of fraudulent use of Title X funding. ‘Killing unborn’ Let your representatives On Aug. 25, Planned in Congress know that you Parenthood was warmly are no longer willing to welcomed in an article in the PDN when it took over have your taxes used to Family Planning of Clallam fund Planned Parenthood County in Port Angeles and and pay for the killing of Sequim [“Family Planning the innocent, defenseless unborn. Of Clallam County In the House, ask Rep. Become’s Part of Seattle’s Norm Dicks to vote for H.R. Planned Parenthood”]. Everything in the write- 217 — to amend Title X of up was positive as the PDN the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family-plandescribed the services Planned Parenthood would ning grants from being awarded to any entity that be offering. What the PDN failed to performs abortions, and for other purposes. mention is that Planned Marian Trebon, Parenthood is the largest Sequim abortion provider in the nation. Shooter’s face The group has just released its 2008-2009 Many times I have annual report (http:// wished our media would tinyurl.com/4pjkb2f), and provide more information. the statistics are startling Now, let me reverse and saddening. course and suggest we Planned Parenthood occasionally get too much. received $363 million in Or, at least, it might be government grants and more selective. contracts, our tax dollars, I’m tired of the grin on from 2008 to 2009 alone. that Arizona shooter’s face During the same time on TV news programs, period, Planned Parentnewspapers and news hood destroyed the lives of magazines. 324,008 unborn babies and In his mind, he has wounded that many developed from a nobody to mothers. a celebrity, thanks to the While aborting 324,008 news media. babies, Planned ParentAlso, I’ll bet an “artist” hood made just 9,433 adop- who recently “decorated” a tion referrals. Seattle area school with Its annual report shows graffiti got a charge out of that they received the most the TV news reports disfederal dollars ever — at playing his (?) artistic the expense of the taxpaytalent. ers of this country — and It has been said that a this resulted in the most picture is worth a thousand unborn babies ever killed words. by Planned Parenthood in How about just a few? one year. “Millions can see I’m What most people don’t important!” or “Hey, guys, realize is that Planned Par- look what I/we just did.” enthood is a profit-making Perhaps verbal descripindustry and they are curtions should suffice until rently under investigation there has been a conviction. in multiple states including Milton Patrie, Indiana, California, Sequim
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the sexual trafficking of Why is it the columnists women and girls. One type of slavery and and letter writers from the exploitation that is proliferright are defending themating at an alarming rate selves from accusations I and that has a particular have heard no one make (Re: the Tucson shootings)? relevance to women and girls is sex traffickingThe media raised the slavery. question about the current Seventy-nine percent of state of vitriol present in human trafficking victims politics today, but no one are women and girls. from the left made any Also, 79 percent of the statements to support the victims of trafficking end idea that I have become up in sex slavery. aware of. Soroptimists around the President Obama most world are working to end pointedly pointed out that the enslavement of women no one’s words influenced and girls. the mental state of the Sex slavery is caused by shooter. Obama did say gender inequality that civility would be a good allows the demand for sex thing from all sides. slaves to flourish, the belief My comment would be, that there is no harm in when everyday people use purchasing the bodies of extreme, vitriolic language women and girls. so that it becomes “norIn order to end slavery, mal,” the crazy people Soroptimists use a multidiamong us will not be so mensional approach that noticeable by their lanincludes raising awareness, guage. assisting victims, preventIf the pundits and ing slavery from happening shouting heads toned it in the first place and down some, perhaps advocating for better laws dangerous lunatics would and enforcement. be more likely to draw Port Angeles Soroptiattention to themselves mists want the public to before they commit a become aware of its depth terrible act such as this. and be able to recognize a Stewart Hoagland, woman or girl, perhaps a Port Angeles neighbor, who may need help getting out of a dire Sex trafficking situation. Soroptimist InternaSoroptimist International of the Americas, tional of Port Angeles Jet whose mission is to Set and Port Angeles (Noon improve the lives of women Club) are part of Soroptiand girls, launched its mist International of the campaign for awareness Americas, headquartered on human trafficking on in Philadelphia. Jan. 11, the National Day We are an international of Human Trafficking volunteer organization for Awareness. business and professional To raise awareness on women who work to trafficking, both Port improve the lives of women Angeles Soroptimist clubs and girls in local communidistributed printed cards ties and throughout the titled “The New Face of world. Slavery” to the public that Ruth Thomson, contain information about Port Angeles
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Increase oil drilling Now that oil exploration has been reopened in the Gulf of Mexico, we need to catch up with the foreign oil companies that were not forced to stop their operations in the Gulf around Cuba, like the U.S. companies were. As gas prices rise, the call to get off foreign oil becomes more important. We need to open up our exploration and drilling operations even more to get off the foreign oil. If gas prices keep rising, our economy will take a nosedive. “Green” cars are years away from being a major factor in our use of gas. Yes, it is an answer, but those type of cars are expensive, and the majority of people will not pay the price to own one of those cars, no matter how much gas will cost. The miles-per-gallon on our own gas cars has gone up in the last few years, but we still depend on foreign oil. Regulations on our oil exploration are killing us. Thom VanGesen, Port Angeles
Conserve gasoline We read with interest the responses to the Sunday, Jan. 16 “Speaking Out” question about rising gasoline prices [“How worried are you about increasing gas prices?”] and a Jan. 14-15 “Peninsula Poll” about what price gasoline would peak at in 2011. Most respondents worried that gasoline price increases were inevitable, and the poll indicated that most thought the price of a gallon of gasoline would peak out higher in 2011
than it did in 2010. We believe in the conventional wisdom (CW) that as consumer demand for gasoline drops, prices at the pump also drop, as happened in the latter part of our recent recession. The CW also reminds us that as demand for gasoline rises, as appears to be happening now, prices at the pump go up (notwithstanding there are seasonal price variations and catastrophic events that also affect prices at the pump). What CW says to us is that one way we as consumers can impact or moderate gasoline price increases at the pump is to conserve. Therefore, consider driving less, carpooling and driving efficiently by combining trips and errands to a given locale, as all help save fuel. Also, when you drive on the highway, consider driving slower, at or near the speed limit, as this saves fuel (the instantaneous miles-per-gallon meter on our car shows that we get 10 percent to 15 percent better highway mileage when driving 55-60 mph). Finally, if you are considering vehicle replacement or a new vehicle purchase, look closely at fuel-efficient hybrid or allelectric vehicles as viable options. Bob and Ann Sextro, Sequim
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A BIG THANK YOU to the man who observed my fall in front of the Sequim Safeway. He not only helped me to my feet but also stayed until he was sure I was OK. Others just walked by and ignored the situation. Fortunately, the only thing hurt was my dignity!
Besides, my camera was in my A BRILLIANT RAVE for purse. Linda H. and her red shoes and Honesty like this should hat. always be rewarded. You sure brightened up our I ran over to Costco, where rainy day. they personalized a cake for Mike. A HUGE RAVE to the Port HUGE THANK YOU to the Angeles High School MulticulAgnew Helpful Neighbors Club, tural Club and all who helped bingo players and the Patriot present an outstanding Martin Motorcycle Club for making my Luther King Jr. assembly. family’s Christmas extra special What an inspiration to see our with their donation of a huge youth stepping forward before food basket and gift card. their peers, teachers and mentors It was tremendously appreci- to speak on behalf of peace, ated. God bless. tolerance and acceptance. There could be no finer RAVES AND GOOD job to celebration of Dr. King’s legacy. John Grissom and cast and crew for the job well done on the A HUGE WOLF rave for the KSQM radio drama series on Sequim High School students, Sunday night, “Adrian Cross.” alumnae who took part and espeVery good job. cially the students who organized the 100th anniversary celebraTHANKS TO THE gentletion of Sequim High School. men who helped me on Saturday Wonderful job! night, Jan. 15, when my car went I’m more proud than ever to in a ditch at the Dollar Store, be counted as an SHS alum. and also, thanks the two State Thanks! Patrol officers who were so nice — and special thanks to Walt for GREAT RAVE TO the young being there with me. man who helped me up from a fall on the ice noon Wednesday at I WANT TO rave about my the Sequim Office Depot. postal carrier, Ann, who delivers east of Sequim. Ann is superb.
AFTER SHOPPING AT Walgreens drug store (Sequim), I received a call saying I had left my purse in the shopping cart. Everyone knows what can happen: the endless work of canceling credit cards, reissuing a driver’s license, etc.
A RAVE TO the gentleman who kindly helped me with my car at the Sequim Safeway on Thursday morning. Not only did you help, but you took your own oil and generously put it in my car. I’m just sorry I didn’t get your name.
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Rave of the Week A HUGE RAVE and heartfelt thanks to the paramedics who delivered our grandson on the morning of Dec. 29. The little guy decided to make an early appearance, and our son and his wife were so relieved to have assistance from the paramedics. You rock!
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YOU THINK YOU can drive while on a cell phone. You can’t. You think you look good wearing flannel pajama pants in public. You don’t.
You think we all want to love your pet while shopping. We don’t. Hang up, get dressed and leave your pet at home.
. . . and other Rants BIG RANT TO drivers in Sequim. Get off your cell phones. People on crosswalks have the right-of-way. We do not have to stop for you. You stop for us. FOR THE FISHERMENCAMPERS using the Lyre River Campground: Leaving your trash behind is unacceptable. Your mother does not fish there, and she will not clean up after you. It’s a privilege to be able to fish there, not a right. Please respect the fishing grounds — and don’t ruin it for everyone. BIG RANT FOR businesses in town that did not clear their parking lots of all the ice and snow. And rants to managers who did not put rock-salt on crosswalks and by the doors. RANT FOR YOU duck hunters, blasting your weapons within eyesight and hearing range of nearby homes. Your selfish actions are
having negative consequences on more than just the poor animals you kill. You are scaring kids, pets, even the wild birds. There is something seriously wrong with anyone who enjoys killing. TO NEIGHBORS IN West Port Angeles. You have no right to use my wide, private driveway as a passing lane. There is drain pipe, and you leave harassing tire marks. If the alley is blocked legally and temporarily by me or anyone, there is access to the west. If there is oncoming traffic, stop, wait and stay on the public road! ________ (CLIP AND SAVE) To participate, call our Rants & Raves hotline at 360-417-3506 (works 24 hours a day), e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop us a postcard, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Keep comments brief — 50 words or less. And, please, no libel, no responses to letters to the editor or news stories; no personal attacks on individuals or on businesses identified by name; no thank you notes to your favorite restaurant, dry-cleaner, grandchild (we simply don’t have enough room for those); no inaccurate information or unverified rumors; no calls for boycotts; no political endorsements; no charity fund appeals; no commercial pitches. Don’t forget to tell us where things happen — Port Angeles, Chimacum, Sequim, etc.
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Continued from A10 Minor tweaks could easily extend that date well into the future. (The last two issues of AARP The Magazine outlined the specifics.) Never letting reality get in the way of their goals, however, Republicans continue to claim that Social Security is a big part of our deficit problem while trumpeting the advantages of privatizing it (after all, Wall Street takes such good care of our money). So, publicly, the plan is to help solve the financial crisis by “fixing” a program that isn’t contributing to the crisis in the first place. Privately, Republicans know that, backed now by tea party demands for financial reform, this is their best chance for gutting a program they have hated since the 1930s. Give them credit for their patience. After Social Security come public-sector unions, whose members “earn too much” and have “extravagant” benefits (see the Cal Thomas column, Thursday, Jan. 20, “Budget Contrasts In Black And White”). That includes all those rich teachers, firemen, policemen, garbage collectors and office clerks, whose outlandish lifestyles we simply cannot support. The struggle to get our country out of the ditch and back on the road is finally bearing some fruit, but Republicans seem determined to put this national car in reverse and drive us right back into the arms of the robber barons. There, just like in the fairy tales of old, we can live happily ever after on the crumbs that fall from the table. Geri Zanon, Port Angeles
Twin towers The defining event of our times has to be the image, indelibly etched in the minds of tens of millions of Americans, of the two airliners, filled with passengers, crashing into the twin towers of the World Trade Center on 9/11/01. Although, like most people, I accepted the Bush administration’s claim that Osama was the evil perpetrator, I was also aware that in high positions within the Bush administration were members of PNAC (Project for the New American Century). This is a committee within the right-wing American Enterprise Institute whose leaders, Cheney, Rumsfeld Wolfowitz, Rice, etc., dreamed of seizing control of the oil riches of the Middle East through military action. They made the 9/11 attack a dream come true, since they desperately needed a new Pearl Harbor to arouse war fever. There were 1,368 professional architects physicists and structural and mechanical engineers who signed a statement pointing out the physical impossibility of WTC Buildings 1, 2 (the towers) and No. 7, (a huge, 47-story office complex) being brought down by fire, as claimed in the final report of the official 9/11 Commission. They demanded the convening of a new, unbiased, fully funded commission with sweeping powers of subpoena investigation and administering the oath to tell the truth. This is not a right, left, conservative, liberal, religious or atheist issue. Rather, the question is: Are the American people any longer capable of expressing outrage and calling their rulers to account? Or has our fair country truly become the “land of the serfs and the home of the wimps”? If so, in the words of Benjamin Franklin: “We deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Wayne Ostlund, Port Angeles
Twin towers Regarding the Jan. 1 letter, “How they fell,” the retired structural engineer made some very valid points: “physics of destruction,” “controlled demolition,” a couple of Newton’s theories, etc.
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No, she was not right, nor is Cal Thomas right. The truth is that the Obama administration believes that Americans should be able to schedule time with their private physicians to discuss endof-life care, and if they decide to ask for this consultation, then the physicians should be able to be paid for it. So they arranged a payState of the world ment code that your physiI am 87, disabled, and cian could submit to insurworried about the kind of ance companies or Medicworld I’m going to leave to aid or Medicare specifically my children, grandchildren for this private consultaand great-grandchildren. tion. I have come to the deciWhat in heaven’s name sion that perhaps we is wrong with that? should dispense with the Do the Republicans feel Democratic and Republican that we shouldn’t talk with parties totally and have our private physicians just one national party. about end-of-life care? Let the president be the Next time you hear leader of it. death panels, ask whomWe are in debt $14 trilever uses that term: Who lion. should I talk to about the I think all that money level of care I want to raised for advertising polit- receive at the end of my ical campaigns should have life? gone to paying off the debt If you don’t think I instead. should talk to my private I’m still bombarded by physician, than tell me, requests by mail to give to who should I talk to? charity and to combat Based on their distorpoverty. How can we afford tion of this issue, we can to keep this up? conclude that the RepubliFurthermore, the world cans who talk about death has become one disaster panels don’t want you or after another: floods, mud me to have any say about slides, earthquakes, fires what happens to us at the and windstorms all over end of life. the world. At the very least, they I’ve never seen it so bad. do not want us to meet And now we have that with our physicians to talk assassination attempt at about it. Tucson, Ariz., where six Or they are lying to us were killed and 13 badly in order to manipulate us wounded, including the for their own political Democratic member of the purposes. House of Representatives, That is crazy, simply Gabrielle Giffords. crazy. Our lives have become Mary Wegmann, endangered. Port Angeles I believe the answer is to turn to God. For Prop 1 If we all became devoted Anyone who has ever to reading His word and had a car in the garage trying to live life the way being worked on for a couHe tells us, if we all ple of days knows that the became enveloped in His love and tried to treat oth- ability to get from Point A to Point B can’t be taken ers the way we want to be for granted. treated, I believe we could Jefferson Transit proencompass this world with vides 1,000 rides from His love. Point A to Point B every I pray earnestly for peace in our country and in day. Right now, many people our entire world, and I depend solely on public want my children to enjoy it the way I did for so many transit to get everywhere they need to go. years. If you aren’t one of these Does anyone agree with people now, you may soon me? Bernice L. Roebuck, become one of them. Gas prices are predicted Port Angeles to rise to $4 per gallon by summer and $5 per gallon Extreme right by the end of the year. First, I deplore extremIf Proposition 1 doesn’t ists of all stripes and do pass, Sunday bus and Dialnot condone any of their a-Ride service plus 60 actions. hours of bus and Dial-aThere are fanatics on Ride service during the both fringes of our politics, week will be eliminated. but there seems to be a Additional cuts will difference. follow, and within a couple Left-wing extremists of years, there will be no like the Animal Liberation bus and Dial-a-Ride serFront and Earth First tend vice. Prepare to drive your to chain themselves to elderly and disabled relatrees, sabotage equipment tives everywhere. or burn buildings. Remember, eventually Right-wing extremists, almost everyone becomes such as Timothy McVeigh, temporarily or permaoften resort to more serious nently disabled. violence — bombing clinics, Unemployment will rise, killing doctors and police or and the lack of public trandestroying entire buildings. sit will have a ripple effect. Why is this? Tourist dollars will drop, Is it because of the polit- and businesses will close. ical rhetoric they listen to? Let’s not be penny-wise I do not mean to muzzle and pound-foolish. the exchange of ideas, just For only the cost of a the inflammatory vitriol latte on every $1,000 we used to express them. spend — and much of the The more violence and cost will be borne by tourhatred you espouse, the ists — we will have the more responsibility you guaranteed means to get have for those words. from Point A to Point B. I remember seeing a That is the insurance picture last summer of a policy that will give Jefferhealth care protester carry- son County residents the ing a gun and a sign saying ability to go about our “It’s time to water the Tree lives. Vote yes on Proposiof Liberty with the blood of tion 1. Tyrants.” Scarlett Sankey, The First Amendment Port Townsend allows him to carry the sign, and the Second ‘Reject the levy’ Amendment allows him to Why do we pay our carry the gun, but couldn’t school superintendent more he get his point across than twice (more than without advocating $138,000) the average violence that way? teacher’s salary? How could he be sure Do doctoral degrees prothat the man standing next to him wasn’t Jared Lough- duce individuals twice as capable of making deciner? sions about education? As President Bill ClinWill passing the school ton recently said, words district levy bring our stuand images like this “fall dents more success? on the serious and the Since home-schooled delirious alike.” students surpass public Doug Atterbury, Port Angeles school students, according to the home-school website www.hslda.org, aren’t our ‘Death panels’ administrators grossly PDN columnist Cal overpaid? Do we need to Thomas again misled the continue to spend more on public when he wrote that our students? Sarah Palin was right For those without comabout “death panels” [Dec. mon sense, we have 30 PDN]. studies.
I think what he described is what most of us know as the “domino theory.” I was an air traffic controller for 22 years, so I know aircraft and have my own theory. “Big airplane hits building. Building falls down.” Bill Pierce, Port Townsend
Just under 9 percent of home-school fathers and 1.3 percent of mothers hold doctorate degrees, 37.6 percent of fathers and 47.2 percent of mothers hold master’s degrees, 6.9 percent of fathers and 9.7 percent of mothers have associate degrees, and 16.4 percent of fathers and 21.8 percent of mothers attended some college, according the website. Twenty-four percent of home-school parents have teaching credentials. A study, Strengths of Their Own, shows the average cost per home-school student is $546, while Port Angeles’ per pupil expense is $9,189. “The home-school children in this study scored in the 85th percentile, while public school students averaged in the 50th percentile on nationally standardized achievement tests.” In another study, studying 20,760 home-schooled students, Dr. Lawrence Rudner “found that eighth grade students whose parents spend $199 or less on their education score, on average, in the 80th percentile. Spending over $600 raises scores slightly, to the 83rd percentile.” From 1971 to 2004, national per student spending increased from $4,060 to $9,266. The National Assessment of Student Educational Progress demonstrates that reading scores have not improved. Increased spending does not improve education. Reject the Port Angeles School District levy. Claudia Cookson, Port Angeles
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much they enjoyed and were influenced by music and sports programs. It is well known that professional people considering our community are influenced in that decision by the quality of our schools and how committed we are to them. The choice of supporting or not supporting the upcoming maintenance and operations levy seems a “no-brainer.” Why would we knowingly risk the quality of education that is being provided? Why would we risk enlarging class sizes or reducing the availability of music or sports to our students? Not supporting the upcoming levy would result in outcomes I’m not willing to impose on our youth. I urge you to support our children and cast a vote for them. Merry Van Deusen, Port Angeles
create the need for increasing maintenance and operation levies. Politicians know if they reduce school funding, it is likely that local citizens will pick up the budget shortfalls. The education of our youth is expensive but necessary. Our children deserve our support, so vote yes for the Port Angeles School District levy. Punish the politicians, not our children, and a good time to start would be during the next election cycle. Carol Johnson, Port Angeles
On Jan. 7, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the first official response to findings that this country now has an epidemic of dental fluorosis [“Federal Agency: Less Fluoride Better,” Jan. 9 PDN]. They recommended reducing city fluoridation A critical vote levels by 40 percent. Dental fluorosis is an Port Angeles voters have recently approved tax abnormality of dental measures to support Olym- enamel caused by excessive pic Medical Center and the fluoride intake and is evidenced by small, white North Olympic Library splotches when mild and System. brown, and pitted, brittle It is even more critical teeth when severe. for them to now support Prevalence of dental the maintenance and operfluorosis affected from one ations levy for the Port to 10 percent of the populaAngeles School District. tion in the 1940s. Draconian cuts to the The latest study was education budget being carried out among 12- to19proposed by our governor year-olds in the United are bad enough. States from 1999-2004 by A failure of the school levy would obviously make Dr. Eugenio Beltran. He reported that matters much worse. “approximately 41 percent This we simply cannot of adolescents aged 12 to afford. Our future is dependent 15 and 36 percent aged 16 to 19 years had enamel fluupon the public education system being improved, not orosis. Moderate and ‘Not fully funded’ severe fluorosis was marginalized. Regarding the Jan. observed in less than four Ballots were mailed on 14-15 PDN column by percent in both age Wednesday. Shelley Taylor, “Fewer StuPlease vote for the levy, groups.” dents, Yet They Want To Nearly 4 percent of and return the ballots by Increase Amount,” the teenagers in the country is Feb. 8. state isn’t fully funding the Nina Richards, still a lot of people. schools. Our world is full of Port Angeles That isn’t going to fluoride. change anytime soon. It is in our foods, beverWhat ‘basic’ means ages, In the meantime, withmedications and parAs the Port Angeles out the passage of the levy, ticularly in toothpaste and School District maintethe schools will be underother dental products. nance and operations levy funded. There is no longer any comes up for renewal, I am reason to waste public dolNow, we can do one of reminded of the responsitwo things: We can either lars to add this highly conbility and need each of us maintain local control of troversial and highly toxic these funds, or we can send has for ensuring the best substance to our drinking education possible for the the same amount to the water. children in our community. state for redistribution. Please visit the local This levy, not a new tax fluoride website, www. For myself, I’d rather but a continuation of the maintain local control of yes4cleanwater.org to learn previous levy assessment, these funds. more. If we send the money to supports basic education. Jim Bourget, Basic means different Olympia, you can be sure Port Angeles things to different folks, we won’t get it all back. but I believe basic means Additionally, Taylor is Bourget is president of the tools and resources wrong when she asserts Clallam County Citizens the schools should focus on necessary for student for Safe Drinking Water. success — whether that’s the three R’s. going off to college, attend- Against fluoride To compete, our kids ing a trades program here need Advanced Placement The Jan. 9 PDN carried at Peninsula College, or (AP) courses. AP courses an interesting story on the entering the military or the have become the new recommended reduction of workforce. national standard by which fluoride levels in our As others did for us students are evaluated. water’s supply [“Federal when we were students Right now, our high Agency: Less Fluoride Betand for our own children school has a limited ter”]. when they were in school, amount. If the levy fails, It also contained the we as a community have we won’t have any. ridiculous claim that water the opportunity to invest in Finally, I am the moderfluoridation was one of the today’s students. ator for the School greatest health successes of Because of funding proImprovement Team at Port the 20th century. vided in the past by this Angeles High School. Think about that. local tax assessment, our We’d love to have more The Salk vaccine coninput from the community schools have been able to quered polio. change and improve as the about our schools. We eliminated smallpox world outside Port Angeles The School Board has from the face of the earth. changes. mandated that we have Tuberculosis can now be I think it’s important to three members from the cured, and water-borne remember that what was community who are not diseases such as River adequate in the past will connected to the high Blindness are being treated not suffice in today’s school on the team. all over the world. society. Thus far, we’ve been Meanwhile, other develWe all depend on the unable to find anybody to innovations and success of oped nations which have serve. national medical results We meet twice a month younger generations. which, in many cases, It is in our own selffor about an hour. exceed our own not only interest to have the bestThe next meeting is educated young people that don’t fluoridate their water, scheduled for 3 p.m. Monthey prohibit it. we can, prepared with the day in Room 115 at Port Unintended side-effects knowledge needed to Angeles High School. of water fluoridation assume the responsibility Please feel free to join include bone embrittlement of adulthood. us, but recognize this — if and possible cancer, both I urge everyone to vote we don’t pass the mainteepidemic in the United nance and operations levy, yes on this levy proposal. Patricia Hannah, States today. there will be little to talk The claim that water Port Angeles about. fluoridation is a health Michelle R. Ahrens, panacea is self-serving Port Angeles Levy is vital humbug. The fluoride put Rural school districts into our water supply is a A ‘no-brainer’ such as the Port Angeles poisonous industrial waste School District, are burListening to several product that contains an middle-school students this dened with higher costs of unrestricted range of trace operations. weekend share their elements. The loss of family-wage thoughts on how music and We are pouring billions jobs forces families to leave of gallons of this non-biodesports programs in our rural areas, reducing the Port Angeles schools have gradable brew into our number of students attend- lakes and streams, and enriched their lives was ing our schools and the cor- there has never been an truly a privilege. responding funding. What great young environmental impact A quality school system study on it. people these are, and how appreciative they are of the is an essential part of the Let’s carry the fluoride social and economic strucquality of schooling they reduction one step further. ture of a community. receive. Get rid of fluoridation State and federal reguThey spoke of great completely. lations have created teachers and loving math Rudy Meyer, and science as well as how unfunded mandates that Port Angeles
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Clallam courthouse upgrades on schedule By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The iconic bell tower at the Clallam County Courthouse will serenade central Port Angeles with its familiar chimes within a week or two, county facilities officials said. Improvements to the clock and bell tower are part of a $324,500 upgrade to the interior and exterior of the 97-year-old building on Lincoln Street. “You can look, or listen, for the bell to again be ringing every half hour by the first week of February if all goes well,” said Joel Winborn, Clallam County Parks, Fair and Facilities manager. The ongoing project is the third and final phase of an overhaul to the historic west wing that will meet the community’s needs for 20 years, Winborn said. Work is scheduled to be finished by Feb. 14. “We are generally on schedule,” Winborn said. “There have been a few unforeseen things that have come up that we have had to address but nothing that delayed us to any appreciable degree.” County commissioners awarded the contract to Mukilteo-based Advanced Construction Inc., last Sep-
tember. Advanced Construction submitted the lowest of four bids received by the county. Half of the project is being funded by a 50-50 matching grant from the state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. Clallam County budgeted its share of the cost in the 2010 capital projects fund. Crews started working on the exterior of the courthouse in early October when the weather was still favorable. Winborn said the exterior work includes: ■ Cleaning, sealing and painting the building. ■ Adding bird deterrent to the building parapets and bell tower roof. ■ Replacing the failing concrete entry steps and railing. ■ Repairing rot and deteriorated wood and metal damage to the bell tower. ■ Re-pointing bricks. ■ Repairing and repainting the clock. ■ Replacing the roofing, hatch and ladder at the bell tower. Highlights of the interior work include: ■ Removing and replacing all carpet on the main level. ■ Refinishing the ter-
ing for energy efficiency. ■ Painting all of the offices. The county received a right-of-way permit with the city of Port Angeles to close the sidewalk directly in front of the courthouse while the entry stairs are being replaced. The closure was necessary to keep pedestrians away from heavy equipment, Winborn said. “This will likely will take another one to two weeks, weather permitting,” he added. Four county departments on the main level of the historic courthouse were temporarily relocated during construction: Washington State University Extension, the law library, environmental health and the Parks, Fair and Facilities Division. WSU Extension and the law library were moved to the former health department in the basement of the main courthouse when construction began. They have since moved Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News back to their original quarTom McAndrew of Franson Trucking & ters. Excavating of Port Ludlow demolishes the old “Now, my department concrete steps in front of the Clallam County and environmental health Courthouse in Port Angeles last week. are temporarily in the former health department,” razzo flooring and exposing plaster ceilings and install- Winborn said. areas previously covered by ing new decorative ceiling “Work is scheduled to be carpet. tiles. completed in the offices by ■ Repairing damaged ■ Upgrading the light- the end of next week so we
may be moving back the last week of January.” Built in 1914, the historic courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. The larger east side and connecting jail were built in 1979. Improvements to the historic courthouse began in 1999, when the second and third floors of the building were remodeled. “That work included the historic courtroom upgrades, repairing and cleaning of the scagliola, extensive exterior brick work, extensive bell tower work and other associated repairs and improvements,” Winborn said. Scagliola is also known as “faux marble” or “poor man’s marble,” Winborn said. “In 2009, the old fuelburning boiler was replaced with an energy-efficient electric steam boiler,” Winborn said. “That work was used as part of our match for this project. “And now, this project completes the third and final phase of our improvement plan and should complete all of our major needs for the next 20 years.
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Woman stabs Beaver man with two-pronged, steak-carving fork By Tom Callis
Peninsula Daily News
BEAVER — Clallam County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 44-year-old woman Saturday alleged to have stabbed a man that afternoon after he refused to move out of the house they lived in. Sgt. Brian King said Dana Rafmussen stabbed Corey Wine, 40, in the lower back with a two-pronged
steak-carving fork while he was cooking at about 1:20 p.m. Wine was treated at and released from Forks Community Hospital, he said. The fork left two puncture wounds, but they were minor injuries, King said. “The stabbing followed them arguing much of the day,” he said. “She wanted him to leave,” King added. “He was refusing to leave.”
Wine and Rafmussen were living together in a travel trailer at 202531 U.S. Highway 101, King said. Rafmussen, King said, was “heavily intoxicated” but cooperative when deputies arrived. She was booked into Clallam County jail on investigation of seconddegree assault, domestic violence. A neighbor reported the stabbing after Wine came
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Corey Wine is loaded into an ambulance Saturday.
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Sports Dawgs deny Devils SCOREBOARD Page B2
Girls are all right UW survives upset in area bid, outscores ASU hoops The Associated Press
AFTER TWO MONTHS of high school basketball, it’s pretty clear who the juggernauts are on the North Olympic Peninsula. As their undefeated league Matt records indicate, Schubert the Neah Bay (3-0 in league, 14-0 overall) and Port Angeles (110, 12-3) girls are easily the class of the area. At this point, the question isn’t whether one will get knocked off by one of their remaining league opponents. (I think we can safely say that isn’t going to happen, since it hasn’t the past two years for either team.) Instead, the bigger debate is whether either one can make it to the state tournament under the new eight-team format. Given that Neah Bay hasn’t won a Round of 16 state tournament game since 1981 and Port Angeles is 0-7 in postseason games since 2008, this is hardly a gimme. Yes, Port Angeles is currently ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, but as senior shooting guard Jessica Madison said, “That’s just a number.” “We still have to come out and prove ourselves in the playoffs.” The Roughriders have lost each of their toughest games — nonleague tilts with bigger schools South Kitsap (4A), Mount Tahoma (4A) and Timberline (3A) — thus far. Yet Port Townsend head coach Randy Maag, for one, is convinced this year’s Riders are better than those in the past. “They are more balanced,” said Maag, who’s Redskins lost to Port Angeles 63-42 on Friday night. “Jessica is obviously a great player, but you throw that freshman [Krista] Johnson in there and she can shoot the ball. You got [Kiah] Jones. “There’s just no weakness. Defensively, that team is very good.” Neah Bay is just as loaded at the 1B level. Curiously, however, the Red Devils still aren’t ranked despite beating all but one opponent (Lummi) by double digits in each of its 14 wins. “Our main goal is getting to state and placing at state,” said Red Devils coach Lisa Halttunen last week. “As long as we keep that in mind and we’re focused on that when we’re playing these games that will get us there,” the team shouldn’t lose its edge. In order to reach state, teams will have to survive a four-team regional that allows two schools to move on. To view the regional pairings, visit http://wiaa.com.
SEATTLE — Matthew Bryan-Amaning knew how many points he had and felt as though Washington should be running away from Arizona State in the closing minutes, only to look up and realize the Sun Devils were threatening to ruin his career day. Thanks to Also . . . a closing ■ Cougs punch from just miss B r y a n upset over Amaning and Arizona/B4 I s a i a h Thomas, the No. 20 Huskies are off to their best conference start in nearly a quarter-century. “When it happens like that, you have to realize time and situation,” Bryan-Amaning said. “Then we were able to just pull away at the end.” Bryan-Amaning carried the Huskies with a career-high 30 points, Thomas slowed Arizona State leading scorer Ty Abbott in the second half and Washington pulled away late for an 88-75 victory Saturday. Thomas still did his part offensively, finishing with 19 points, eight assists and six rebounds, as Washington (154) improved to 7-1 in Pac-10 play, it’s best start since the 1986-87 season.
Thomas knifed for a pair of driving layups in the last 4 minutes and closed his day with a flailing three-point play in the final minute as the Huskies hung the most points ever allowed by a Herb Sendek team in his five seasons at Arizona State. While this wasn’t the blowout most have expected from Washington at home, the Huskies could benefit from more wins like this in which they’re forced to make plays late. Bryan-Amaning and Thomas combined for eight straight points in the final few minutes, then watched Scott Suggs hit a big 3-pointer off an assist from Thomas to push the Huskies’ lead to eight with 1:08 left. Thomas wasn’t able to continue his impressive run after posting consecutive games with at least 20 points and 10 assists as he did in the Huskies’ previous two wins over California at Arizona. According to STATS LLC, Thomas was the first player in Division I since Northeastern’s Jose Juan Barea in February 2006 to post back-toback games with at least 20 points and 10 assists. Turn
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Arizona State’s Jamelle McMillan, left, defends as Washington’s Isaiah Thomas drives to the basket during the first half of Saturday’s game in Seattle.
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Playoff particulars The playoff race is starting to shape up across the Peninsula. To see where each team sits heading into the stretch run, see today’s standings on Page B3. A brief synopsis of the playoff scenarios for each area league accompany the standings at the bottom. Complete district brackets are also available at www.wcd3.org. Have fun trying to figure it out. It’s always a real hoot for yours truly.
1,000-point club Drexler Doherty entered elite territory when he crossed the 1,000point threshold earlier this month. The Neah Bay shooting guard became just the seventh Red Devil since 1976 to break through that barrier, joining the likes of Bob Moss, Stan Claplanhoo, Shannon Wright, Doherty Scott Moss, Nathan Tyler and Tim Greene. Just to provide some perspective on how difficult it is to reach 1,000 points, consider this: A player could average 12.0 points per game for four straight years and still finish 40 points short (assuming they played 20 games a season). Obviously, that’s asking a lot. Turn
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Port Townsend’s Jewell Johnson, left, tries to slip past Port Angeles’ Macy Walker in first-quarter action on Friday night at Port Angeles High School.
Riders turn it on PA girls remain unbeaten in league with 63-42 win By Matt Schubert
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PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles girls basketball team can flip the switch in a hurry. And as the Port Townsend Redskins learned once again in Friday night’s Olympic League matchup, it can be devastating. Jessica Madison scored 10 of her game-high 24 points during a 27-10 Roughrider second quarter to vault Port Angeles to its 32nd straight league win, 63-42.
Port Angeles (11-0 in league, 12-3 overall) has knocked off Port Townsend (6-6, 8-8) four times during that stretch, including a season sweep this winter. “The PA girls are kind of like sharks,” Port Townsend coach Randy Maag said. “When you make a mistake, they not only make you pay for that mistake, but they immediately attack. One mistake leads to another. “[The deficit] is 6, 9, 10 points, you’re within reason, and then you blink and it’s there.”
Also . . . ■ Rider boys outlast Redskins for Olympic League win/B3
That’s exactly what happened in the second quarter Friday night. The Riders’ physical full court defense forced the Redskins to turn the ball over eight times in the frame’s opening four minutes. Madison scored seven points and found senior center Taylyn Jeffers with a pair of well-placed lobs in the post for layups on the other end, as the Rider lead ballooned to 28-9 thanks to a 13-2 run. Turn
EVERETT — The gym might have been empty, but that didn’t keep the Peninsula College men’s basketball team from putting on a show Saturday night. The Pirates harassed Everett Community College all game long in the Trojans’ cavernous new gymnasium, rolling to a 90-62 win in NWAACC North Division play. DeShaun Freeman had a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds, as 11 of 12 Pirates in uniform scored in a game they led from start to finish. The win keeps Peninsula (6-1 in North, 11-5 overall) atop the North Division standings with Shoreline (3-2, 10-5) set to visit Wednesday night. “Our guys really rose to the occasion tonight,” Pirates coach Lance Von Vogt said. “Everett was playing in its brand new gymnasium. “There wasn’t too many fans there, and you had to bring their own energy. Our guys did that.” The Pirates hit 57 percent of their shots from the field in the first half, including 44 percent from 3-point range, to race out to a 41-26 lead that was never challenged. Everett shot just 25 percent from the field (19 of 74) on the game, with its leading scorer netting just 14 points. Peninsula had four different players with three assists, finishing with 19 as a team and just 12 turnovers. Sophomore guard Thad Vinson added 19 points, while Sammeon Waller had 12 points and Trevant Musgrow 11. “We came out and played with good energy and we were very efficient in the first half on offense and on defense,” Von Vogt said. “It was a really good team performance.” Peninsula 90, Everett 62 Peninsula Everett
41 49 — 90 26 36 — 62 Individual Scoring
Peninsula (90) Freeman 20, Musgrow 11, Vinson 19, Jeremiah Johnson 5, Friday 2, Clark 3, Williams 2, Waller 12, Gilson 4, Jerry Johnson 8, Schumacher 4. Everett (62) Robinson 4, Landrus 1, Mason 9, Cunnigan 3, Wruble 10, Mattson 5, Shum 4, Niles 4, Matzen 14, Andrews 2, McDaniels 6.
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Bowling LAUREL LANES Jan. 21 7 Cedars Men’s high game: Tracey Almond, 246; men’s high series: James Paulsen, 666. Women’s high game: Louise Demetriff, 215; women’s high series: Louise Demetriff, 562. Leading team: Team 13. Jan. 20 Mix & Match Men’s high game: George Peabody, 269; men’s high series: George Peabody, 743. Women’s high game: Linda Chansky, 221; women’s high series: Lnda Chansky, 539. Leading team: Lincoln Ind. Jan. 19 Lakeside Big Four Men’s high game: Tony Chapman Jr., 290; men’s high series: Tony Chapman Jr., 726. Leading team: Four Assfaults. Dr. Birch’s Wednesday Seniors Men’s high game: George Hamlin, 219; men’s high series: George Hamlin, 586. Women’s high game: Aleta Smith, 201; women’s high series: Joan Wright, 564. Leading team: Geoducks.
Golf Winter League Jan. 21 — Week 14 Team Points 1. Triggs Dental Lab 97.5 2. Glass Services 83.5 3. Golf Shop Guys 78 4. Clubhouse Comets No. 1 74.5 5. Green Machine 73.5 6. Windermere 66.5 7. Laurel Lanes 58.5 8. The Brew Crew 50 9. Lakeside Industries 38 10. Clubhouse Comets No. 2 32 Individual results Gross: Gary Thorne, 33; Rob Botero, 34; Mike DuPuis, 38. Net: Dave Wahlsten, 32; Linn Rogers, 33; Mike Hammel, 34; Greg Shield, 34; Sue Barber, 34; Josh Gardner, 35; Deke Temres, 35; Jim Cole, 35; Harry Thompson, 35; Dean Bensen, 35; Ruth Thomson, 35. Jan. 20 Men’s Club Better Nine Individual results Gross: Kevin Russell, 36; Rick Hoover, 36. Net: Jeff Colvin, 32; Bernie Anselmo, 33; Brian Duncan, 33; Jack Morley, 33; Steve Callis, 33. Team results Gross: Rob Botero and Kevin Russell, 70; Jeff Colvin and Win Miller, 71. Net: Jeff Colvin and Eric Kovatch, 62; Steve Callis and Terry McCartney, 62; John Pruss and Darrell Vincent, 63; Jeff Colvin and Craig Jacobs, 63.
Basketball Jan. 20 results 7 Cedar’s Casino 83, Ulin Concrete Pumping 72 Leading scorers 7C: Jace Moses 20; Woody Stangle 14. UC: Daniel Ulin 28; Chad Copeland 23. Langston Services 108, Sergio’s/Tracy’s Insulation Leading scorers LS: Kevin Schmidt 28; Tony Burke 22. S/T: West Beeman 12; Ian Montes 11.
Prep Sports Basketball Friday’s Scores BOYS Almira/Coulee-Hartline 66, Valley Christian 39 Arlington 66, Stanwood 49 Auburn 69, Kentlake 68 Auburn Mountainview 65, Bonney Lake 42 Auburn Riverside 65, Mt. Rainier 62 Battle Ground 69, Union 59 Bear Creek School 77, Chief Leschi 35 Bellevue 69, Mercer Island 58 Bellevue Christian 55, Bush 50 Blanchet 47, Nathan Hale 45 Brewster 90, Oroville 40 Castle Rock 51, Ridgefield 49 Cedarcrest 50, Archbishop Murphy 48 Chief Sealth 65, Lakeside (Seattle) 37 Clover Park 82, White River 48 Cusick 79, Columbia (Hunters) 47 Davenport 70, Kettle Falls 37 Decatur 73, Peninsula 29 Eastmont 55, Hanford 46 Eastside Catholic 70, Ingraham 56 Evergreen (Vancouver) 65, Skyview 55 Ferris 81, Central Valley 58 Fife 69, Franklin Pierce 57 Foss 66, Capital 49 Freeman 68, Jenkins (Chewelah) 58 Gig Harbor 59, Central Kitsap 39 Gonzaga Prep 60, Mead 46 Grandview 74, Othello 43 Ilwaco 68, Stevenson 58 Jackson 91, Edmonds-Woodway 74 Kamiak 53, Cascade (Everett) 50 Kennedy 73, Renton 56 Kentridge 83, Kent Meridian 60 Kentwood 84, Thomas Jefferson 61 King’s 56, Coupeville 36 Lake Roosevelt 71, Pateros 26 Lake Stevens 65, Snohomish 53 Lakes 70, Enumclaw 38 Lewis and Clark 69, Shadle Park 54 Lincoln 73, Wilson, Woodrow 48 Mark Morris 74, R.A. Long 66 Monroe 51, Marysville-Pilchuck 33 Muckleshoot Tribal 70, Eastside Prep 31 Olympia 68, Stadium 58 Orcas Island 57, Darrington 52 Overlake School 60, Northwest School 34 Prosser 59, Ephrata 32
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Kansas guard Tyrel Reed (14) and Texas guard Dogus Balbay (4) tangle for a rebound during the first half of Saturday’s game in Lawrence, Kan. Texas won 74-63, ending the Jayhawks’ home winning streak at 69 games. Puyallup 79, Emerald Ridge 64 Republic 46, Northport 42 Rogers (Puyallup) 64, Curtis 54 Rogers (Spokane) 78, Mt. Spokane 73 Sammamish 67, Interlake 43 Seattle Prep 62, Franklin 53 Selkirk 55, Inchelium 30 Spanaway Lake 70, Graham-Kapowsin 25 St. George’s 47, Liberty (Spangle) 23 Sumner 55, Eatonville 49 Timberline 50, Yelm 42 Todd Beamer 64, Bethel 46 Tyee 59, Lindbergh 54 University 64, North Central 58 Washington 40, Steilacoom 33 Wellpinit 84, Curlew 46 West Seattle 85, Bainbridge 71 West Valley (Spokane) 59, Deer Park 31 Yakima Tribal 56, Klickitat 25
Basketball NBA standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 32 13 .711 — Phoenix 20 22 .476 101⁄2 Golden State 19 23 .452 111⁄2 L.A. Clippers 16 26 .381 141⁄2 Sacramento 9 32 .220 21 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 28 15 .651 — Utah 27 17 .614 11⁄2 Denver 24 18 .571 31⁄2 Portland 24 20 .545 41⁄2 Minnesota 10 33 .233 18 Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 37 7 .841 — Dallas 28 15 .651 81⁄2 New Orleans 29 16 .644 81⁄2 Memphis 21 23 .477 16 Houston 20 25 .444 171⁄2 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 33 10 .767 — New York 22 21 .512 11 Philadelphia 18 25 .419 15 Toronto 13 31 .295 201⁄2 New Jersey 12 32 .273 211⁄2 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 31 13 .705 — Orlando 29 15 .659 2 Atlanta 29 16 .644 21⁄2 Charlotte 17 25 .405 13 Washington 13 29 .310 17 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 30 14 .682 — Indiana 16 23 .410 111⁄2 Milwaukee 16 25 .390 121⁄2 Detroit 16 28 .364 14 Cleveland 8 35 .186 211⁄2 Friday’s Games New Jersey 89, Detroit 74 Orlando 112, Toronto 72 Phoenix 109, Washington 91 New Orleans 100, Atlanta 59 Boston 110, Utah 86 Milwaukee 102, Cleveland 88 Memphis 115, Houston 110 San Antonio 101, New York 92 Golden State 119, Sacramento 112, OT L.A. Lakers 107, Denver 97 Saturday’s Games Atlanta 103, Charlotte 87 Dallas 87, New Jersey 86 Washington 85, Boston 83 Detroit 75, Phoenix 74 Miami 120, Toronto 103
Philadelphia 96, Utah 85 Chicago 92, Cleveland 79 New Orleans 96, San Antonio 72 Oklahoma City 101, New York 98 Orlando 118, Houston 104 Memphis 94, Milwaukee 81 Indiana at Portland, late Golden State at L.A. Clippers, late Today’s Games Indiana at Denver, 5 p.m. Monday’s Games Cleveland at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Detroit at Orlando, 4 p.m. Phoenix at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Memphis at Toronto, 4 p.m. Washington at New York, 4:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago, 5 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 5 p.m. Sacramento at Portland, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State, 7:30 p.m.
Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 15 Pittsburgh 31, Baltimore 24 Green Bay 48, Atlanta 21 Sunday, Jan. 16 Chicago 35, Seattle 24 N.Y. Jets 28, New England 21 Conference Championships Today Green Bay at Chicago, 12 p.m. (FOX) N.Y. Jets at Pittsburgh, 3:30 p.m. (CBS) Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 30
At Honolulu AFC vs. NFC, 4 p.m. (FOX)
Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 6 At Arlington, Texas AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 3:30 p.m. (FOX)
Washington 88, Arizona St. 75 ARIZONA ST. (9-10) Felix 0-2 5-6 5, Cain 3-6 0-0 6, Abbott 6-12 4-5 20, McMillan 1-6 0-0 2, Lockett 7-10 4-6 20, Hawkins 0-1 0-0 0, Dunson 0-0 0-0 0, Bachynski 3-4 1-2 7, King 2-5 0-0 4, Pateev 0-0 0-0 0, Kuksiks 4-6 0-0 11. Totals 26-52 14-19 75. WASHINGTON (15-4) Bryan-Amaning 11-16 8-8 30, Holiday 2-7 1-2 5, N’Diaye 1-2 2-4 4, Thomas 5-11 8-10 19, Suggs 4-5 0-0 10, Overton 2-4 1-2 5, Wilcox 2-5 0-0 5, Ross 2-4 0-0 6, Gant 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 31-57 20-26 88. Halftime—Washington 40-39. 3-Point Goals— Arizona St. 9-15 (Abbott 4-7, Kuksiks 3-4, Lockett 2-2, Hawkins 0-1, McMillan 0-1), Washington 6-20 (Suggs 2-3, Ross 2-4, Wilcox 1-3, Thomas 1-4, Overton 0-2, Holiday 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Arizona St. 25 (Lockett 5), Washington 33 (Bryan-Amaning 9). Assists— Arizona St. 14 (Abbott, Lockett, McMillan 3), Washington 16 (Thomas 8). Total Fouls—Arizona St. 22, Washington 14. A—9,905.
San Francisco 96, Gonzaga 91, OT GONZAGA (13-7) Harris 6-13 2-4 15, Keita 0-0 0-0 0, Sacre 7-11 0-0 14, Goodson 6-14 6-6 20, Gray 7-20 5-9 20, Carter 0-1 0-0 0, Arop 2-4 1-6 6, Stockton 2-5 0-0 6, Olynyk 1-4 1-2 3, Monninghoff 1-1 0-0 3, Hart 0-0 0-0 0, Dower 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 34-76 15-27 91. SAN FRANCISCO (10-10) Blackwell 6-10 3-5 15, Caloiaro 5-13 5-6 17, Williams 5-16 4-5 16, Green 5-13 7-8 18, Doolin 7-11 8-8 23, Petrovic 0-1 0-0 0, Raffington 0-0 0-0 0, Diarra 2-2 0-0 4, Johnson 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 31-68 27-32 96. Halftime—Gonzaga 48-45. End Of Regulation—Tied 86. 3-Point Goals—Gonzaga 8-21 (Stockton 2-4, Goodson 2-4, Monninghoff 1-1, Arop 1-1, Harris 1-4, Gray 1-7), San Francisco 7-22 (Williams 2-6, Caloiaro 2-8, Johnson 1-2, Green 1-2, Doolin 1-3, Petrovic 0-1). Fouled Out—Green, Stockton. Rebounds—Gonzaga 49 (Sacre 9), San Francisco 41 (Blackwell 12). Assists—Gonzaga 22 (Stockton 5), San Francisco 9 (Green 3). Total Fouls—Gonzaga 27, San Francisco 21.
Football NFL Playoffs Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 8 Seattle 41, New Orleans 36 N.Y. Jets 17, Indianapolis 16 Sunday, Jan. 9 Baltimore 30, Kansas City 7 Green Bay 21, Philadelphia 16
NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 48 29 14 5 63 143 129 Anaheim 51 27 20 4 58 137 144 Phoenix 49 24 16 9 57 141 139 San Jose 48 24 19 5 53 133 132 Los Angeles 48 25 22 1 51 138 122 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 47 29 10 8 66 153 115 Colorado 48 24 18 6 54 155 157 Minnesota 47 24 18 5 53 123 128 Calgary 48 21 21 6 48 133 147 Edmonton 46 14 25 7 35 115 159 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 48 29 13 6 64 163 142 Nashville 47 26 15 6 58 129 112 Chicago 48 26 18 4 56 154 131 St. Louis 47 22 18 7 51 126 138 Columbus 48 23 20 5 51 128 149 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 48 31 12 5 67 165 127 Pittsburgh 49 30 15 4 64 153 114 N.Y. Rangers 50 28 19 3 59 143 121 N.Y. Islanders 46 15 24 7 37 114 152 New Jersey 47 15 29 3 33 95 141 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 48 27 14 7 61 150 109 Montreal 49 27 17 5 59 128 118 Buffalo 47 21 21 5 47 129 139 Toronto 47 19 23 5 43 120 145 Ottawa 49 17 25 7 41 106 157 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 49 29 15 5 63 145 153 Washington 49 27 14 8 62 139 126 Atlanta 50 23 18 9 55 150 159 Carolina 48 23 19 6 52 143 149 Florida 46 21 20 5 47 124 121 Saturday’s Games Anaheim 4, Montreal 3, SO N.Y. Rangers 3, Atlanta 2, SO New Jersey 3, Philadelphia 1 Chicago 4, Detroit 1 Boston 6, Colorado 2 Washington 4, Toronto 1 Pittsburgh 3, Carolina 2 Columbus 5, St. Louis 2 Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 3 Calgary at Vancouver, late Minnesota at San Jose, late
College Basketball Far West
Air Force 72, Wyoming 51 CS Northridge 80, Cal Poly 65 Cal St.-Fullerton 63, UC Santa Barbara 58 N. Arizona 71, Portland St. 59 N. Colorado 65, Weber St. 46 Oregon 63, Oregon St. 59 San Diego 76, CS Bakersfield 65 San Francisco 96, Gonzaga 91, OT Santa Clara 72, Portland 59 UCLA 68, Stanford 57 UNLV 63, New Mexico 62 Washington 88, Arizona St. 75
Baylor 76, Oklahoma St. 57 Houston Baptist 81, Texas-Pan American 71 Lamar 107, Cent. Arkansas 72 North Texas 83, Arkansas St. 64 Oklahoma 67, Colorado 60 Oral Roberts 78, Centenary 65 SMU 79, Southern Miss. 65 Texas A&M 64, Kansas St. 56
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 70, Sam Houston St. 68 Texas Tech 72, Nebraska 71 Texas-Arlington 62, Stephen F.Austin 52 UTEP 57, Houston 52 UTSA 88, Texas St. 84 Utah 75, TCU 62
Akron 63, Bowling Green 58 Ball St. 70, Toledo 60 Buffalo 73, Ohio 68 Cleveland St. 65, Wright St. 46 Dayton 91, Fordham 57 Detroit 73, Youngstown St. 69 Loyola of Chicago 68, Ill.-Chicago 59 Minnesota 69, Michigan 64 Missouri St. 67, Creighton 66 N. Iowa 69, Drake 49 N.J. Tech 86, Chicago St. 83 Notre Dame 80, Marquette 75 Oakland, Mich. 83, N. Dakota St. 76 Ohio St. 73, Illinois 68 Pittsburgh 80, DePaul 50
S. Dakota St. 87, IPFW 52 Texas 74, Kansas 63 UMKC 55, W. Illinois 46 W. Michigan 82, N. Illinois 80 Xavier 88, Temple 77
Alabama 68, Auburn 58 Alabama A&M 64, Alcorn St. 55 Austin Peay 80, Jacksonville St. 66 Campbell 85, Stetson 55 Coastal Carolina 58, Gardner-Webb 55 Coll. of Charleston 73, Appalachian St. 64 Coppin St. 77, Md.-Eastern Shore 68 Delaware 64, Georgia St. 62 Delaware St. 60, Morgan St. 55 Duke 83, Wake Forest 59 E. Kentucky 59, Morehead St. 49 East Carolina 82, Marshall 81 Elon 84, Georgia Southern 62 Florida 75, Arkansas 43 Florida A&M 45, Howard 38 Florida Atlantic 88, Ark.-Little Rock 71
Florida St. 67, Boston College 51 Furman 85, Chattanooga 59 George Mason 75, James Madison 73 Georgia 86, Mississippi St. 64 Hampton 68, Bethune-Cookman 56 Hofstra 67, William & Mary 64 Jackson St. 69, Grambling St. 57 Jacksonville 87, Kennesaw St. 59 Kentucky 67, South Carolina 58 Louisiana-Lafayette 84, LouisianaMonroe 75 MVSU 96, Prairie View 63 Maryland 79, Clemson 77 Memphis 76, UAB 73, OT Middle Tennessee 59, Denver 49 Mississippi 78, LSU 51 Murray St. 96, SE Missouri 58 Rice 57, UCF 50
American U. 60, Holy Cross 57 Bucknell 76, Colgate 49 Cent. Connecticut St. 72, Fairleigh Dickinson 67, OT Cincinnati 53, St. John’s 51
Columbia 70, Cornell 66 Connecticut 72, Tennessee 61 Drexel 72, Northeastern 58 Duquesne 83, Charlotte 67 Hartford 59, Boston U. 55 Harvard 59, Dartmouth 50 La Salle 76, Rhode Island 75 Lehigh 79, Lafayette 62 Loyola, Md. 75, Marist 69 Maine 70, Stony Brook 59 Monmouth, N.J. 81, Bryant 76, OT Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 72, Quinnipiac 63 Navy 85, Army 81 Penn 73, Saint Joseph’s 61 Providence 72, Louisville 67 Richmond 84, Massachusetts 68 Robert Morris 54, St. Francis, NY 51 Rutgers 66, Seton Hall 60 Sacred Heart 79, Wagner 76 St. Bonaventure 62, George Washington 49 St. Francis, Pa. 86, Long Island U. 71 Villanova 83, Syracuse 72 Yale 59, Brown 51
SPORTS ON TV Today 9 a.m. (7) KIRO AMA Supercross, FIM World Championship at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. 9:30 a.m. (5) KING NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers at Chicago Blackhawks. 10 a.m. (2) CBUT AHL Hockey, Abbotsford Heat at Manitoba Moose. 10 a.m. (25) FSNW Women’s College Basketball, Oklahoma at Kansas. 10:30 a.m. (47) GOLF EPGA Golf, Abu Dhabi Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Noon (13) KCPQ NFL Football, Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears in NFC Championship. Noon (25) FSNW Women’s College Basketball, Oregon State at Oregon. 12:30 p.m. (2) CBUT Snowboarding, FIS World Championships in Parallel Slalom at La Molina, Spain. 1 p.m. (5) KING Winter Dew Tour, Killington, Vt. 1 p.m. (47) GOLF PGA Golf, Bob Hope Classic at La Quinta, Calif. 2 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Women’s College Basketball, North Carolina at Maryland. 2 p.m. (25) FSNW Women’s College Basketball, Duke at North Carolina State. 3:30 p.m. (7) KIRO NFL Football, New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers in AFC Championship. 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Tennis, ITF Australian Open Round of 16 at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. 4:30 p.m. (47) GOLF CHAMPS Golf, Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Golf Club in Ka’upulehu-Kona Hawaii. 12:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Tennis, ITF Australian Open Round of 16 at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. Today’s Games Philadelphia at Chicago, 9:30 a.m. Florida at New Jersey, 12 p.m. Buffalo at N.Y. Islanders, 12 p.m.
Tennis Australian Open MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Results Saturday on the sixth day of the $24.7 million Australian Open on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park (number in parentheses denotes seeding): Singles Men Third Round Robin Soderling (4), Sweden, def. Jan Hernych, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. Milos Raonic, Canada, def. Mikhail Youzhny (10), Russia, 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. David Ferrer (7), Spain, def. Richard Berankis, Lithuania, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (13), France, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. Andy Murray (5), Britain, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (32), Spain, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2. Marin Cilic (15), Croatia, def. John Isner (20), United States, 4-6, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2), 9-7. Women Third Round Vera Zvonareva (2), Russia, def. Lucie Safarova (31), Czech Republic, 6-3, 7-6 (9). Agnieszka Radwanska (12), Poland, def. Simona Halep, Romania, 6-1, 6-2. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (16), Russia, 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. Peng Shuai, China, def. Ayumi Morita, Japan, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Kim Clijsters (3), Belgium, def. Alize Cornet, France, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Flavia Pennetta (22), Italy, def. Shahar Peer (10), Israel, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Nadia Petrova (13), Russia, 6-2, 3-6, 8-6. Doubles Men Second Round Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes (3), India, def. Feliciano Lopez, Spain, and Juan Monaco, Argentina, 7-6 (2), 6-4. Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace, Italy, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-4, 6-4. Benjamin Becker and Michael Kohlmann, Germany, def. Filip Polasek and Igor Zelenay, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-4. Bjorn Phau, Germany, and Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, and Jamie Murray, Britain, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. Women Second Round Alexandra Dulgheru, Romania, and Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, and Tathiana Garbin (16), Italy, 6-3, 6-3. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, and Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, def. Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, and Anabel Medina Garrigues (15), Spain, 6-2, 6-4.
Pirates: Women Continued from B1 times, leading to 27 points for Everett (4-2, 8-7). “At some point we need to Women find a way to play as team and Everett 83, come out with some intensity,” Peninsula 50 Pirates coach Alison Crumb EVERETT — A slow start said. “Until we do we will condoomed the Pirates to their sixth straight loss in NWAACC tinue to get out-worked.” North Division play on SaturEverett 83, Peninsula 50 day. Peninsula 23 27 — 50 The Pirates were outscored Everett 48 35 — 83 Individual Scoring 48-23 in the first half and never Peninsula (50) recovered. Goodwin 13, Pullen 4, Thein 2, Jackson 16, Reid 3, Turnovers once again Smith 8, Monfrey 4. Everett (83) plagued the Pirates (1-6, 4-12) Ochiltree 14, Boehme 8, Work 15, Edwardson 7, Hagood as they gave the ball away 26 12, Schumacher 16, Granger 2, Rennie 9.
Peninsula Daily News
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Riders outlast Redskins PA surges past PT in second half Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Angeles boys basketball team turned on the defense in the second half to top Port Townsend 48-36 in Olympic League action Friday night. The Roughriders held the Redskins to 12 points in the second half to win a game that was tied 24-24 at halftime. The victory, combined with a Sequim loss, pulled Port Angeles (8-3 in league, 10-5 overall) into a tie for second place in league with Bremerton. Since the Knights are in Class 3A and the Riders in 2A, it essentially means Port Angeles is currently lined up for the Olympic’s No. 2 subdistrict spot. “We got off to a slow start,” Port Angeles coach Wes Armstrong said. “But I was proud of the way we battled back.” Hayden McCartney led the Riders with 13 points, six rebounds and four steals. Ian Ward added 10 points of his own and six rebounds to help Port Angeles finish on top. The loss drops Port Townsend (3-9, 5-11) back into eighth place in league and one spot out of 1A postseason play. Port Angeles will next host Bremerton on Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. in a battle for second place. Port Townsend heads to first-place Kingston on the same night. Port Angeles 48, Port Townsend 36 Port Angeles 9 15 15 9 — 48 Port Townsend 13 11 8 4 — 36 Individual Scoring Port Angels (48) McCartney 13, Ward 10, Antioquia 6, Smith 5, Phair 4, Walker 4, Wheeler 4, Braithwaite 2. Port Townsend (36) Thielk 9, DeBerry 8, Kelly 6, Rubio 5, Juran 4, Ristick 2.
Bremerton 59, Sequim 49 BREMERTON — The Knights (7-3, 11-4) ran their win streak to eight games by topping the Wolves (8-4, 12-5) Friday night in a key Olympic League game. Sequim’s first bucket didn’t come until halfway through the opening quarter, part of a 14-point first half that all but buried the Wolves. “We relied too much on the long shot and we didn’t attack their zone like we should,” Sequim coach Greg Glasser said. “You can’t do that against those guys.” Jayson Brocklesby led the Wolves with 15 points, but it was sophomore Andrew Shadle who was the game’s leading scorer with a career high 21 points.
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Port Angeles’ Hayden McCartney is blocked by the out-stretched arms of Port Townsend’s Dylan Holbrook (33) during the second quarter of Friday night’s Olympic League contest in Port Townsend. The Wolves next host Klahowya on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Bremerton 59, Sequim 49 Sequim Bremerton
8 6 19 16 — 49 20 7 16 16 — 59 Individual Scoring
Sequim (49) Brocklesby 15, Carter 10, Hill 8, Webb 6, Camporini 5, Meier 5, Guan 2. Bremerton (59) Shadle 21, Lawrence 19, Stevens 13, Coleman 9.
Forks 60, Rochester 59 ROCHESTER — The Warriors missed a shot at their first SWL-Evergreen Division win when they turned the ball over while driving to the basket with less than a second to go against the Spartans (4-5, 7-8) on Friday night. “We have to pick up our defense and put some points on the board,” Forks coach Scott Justus said. The Spartans had two players finish with a double-double, as Frank Noles had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Braden Decker added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Forks was able to hold off Rochester, which scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, in its attempt to rally from a 16-point deficit. The Spartans will next travel to face Tenino on Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. Forks 60, Rochester 59 Forks Rochester
19 9 18 14 — 60 15 12 11 21 — 59 Individual Scoring
Forks (60) Noles 16, Decker 15, T. Penn 11, J. Penn 6, Johnson 6, Lyons 2, Ayala 2. Rochester (59) Canales 22, McLemore 12, Holeman 12, Schultz 9, Carey 4.
Continued from B1 turnovers during the first half. Madison dished out sevPort Townsend turned the ball over five more times eral of those, eventually to end the second quarter, racking up a game-high eventually falling behind eight assists to go along with six rebounds. 42-17 going into halftime. Freshman Krista JohnAt that point, Rider head coach Mike Knowles called son added 11 points and two up the press with his team assists in her first varsity start. Jeffers had 10 points ahead comfortably. “These kids, they play and five rebounds, and hard and they’re doing junior forward Kiah Jones really good things,” said had nine points and seven Knowles, whose team is boards. Still, the team didn’t currently ranked No. 3 in come away from the victory Class 2A. “Right now, my biggest completely satisfied. That was thanks in part thing is trying to get the to a sluggish second half kids to play consistently.” Port Angeles finished that saw Port Angeles hit 25 with 12 assists and just nine percent of its field goals (7 of
Clallam Bay 47, Crescent 44 CLALLAM BAY — The Bruins (2-1, 10-4) were able to upend the Loggers (0-4, 2-10) in the last seconds of Friday’s North Olympic League tilt after Austin Ritter sank a pair of clutch free throws. “We let up a little in the fourth quarter,” Clallam Bay coach Cal Ritter said. “But our whole team played well.” John Teachout had a career night to lead the Bruins with 15 points, while Joel Williams scored 17 for the Loggers as the game’s leading scorer. Clallam Bay 47, Crescent 44 Crescent Clallam Bay
11 7 14 12 — 44 10 13 16 8 — 47 Individual Scoring
Crescent (44) Williams 17, Barnes 13, Story 7, Weingand 5, Finley 2. Clallam Bay (47) Teachout 15, Portnoy 12, James 11, Willis 2, Ritter 2.
Cascade Chr. 51, Chimacum 24 CHIMACUM — The Cowboys (4-10, 2-5) were no match for the defending 1A state champions in Nisqually League play Friday night. Chimacum will next host Seattle Christian on Friday starting at 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball Sequim 39, Bremerton 38 SEQUIM — Rylleigh Zbaraschuk’s free throw with seven seconds left gave the Wolves (7-5, 10-7) a narrow win over the Knights Friday night. Taylor Balkan led Sequim with nine points as the Wolves got a win without leading scorer Lea Hopson, who injured her back against Port Townsend last week. Sequim 39, Bremerton 38 Bremerton Sequim
6 14 8 10 — 38 5 14 10 10 — 39 Individual Scoring Bremerton (38) Klug 10, Fein 8, Carpenter 6, Driskell 4, Grettenberger 4, Perrigo 4, DeWalt 2. Sequim (39) Balkan 9, Zbaraschuk 7, Harrison 6, Briones 5, Haupt 4, Guan 1, Hudson 1.
Cascade Christ. 68, Chimacum 24 CHIMACUM — The Cowboys just couldn’t keep up with the Cougars on Friday night as they trailed 34-11 at halftime and never caught up. Krista Hathaway led the Cowboys with eight points, but Cascade’s Caycee Creech was the game’s leading scorer with 21 points. The Cowboys (3-4, 5-10) next host Seattle Christian on Friday at 5:15 p.m.
Cas. Christian 51, Chimacum 24
Cas. Christian 68, Chimacum 24
Cascade Chr. 23 7 9 12 — 51 Chimacum 7 0 12 5 — 24 Individual Scoring Cascade Christian (51) Schakett 15, Tuggle 8, Spencer 7, Stennes 7, King 6, Mahnken 2, Archer 2, Ja. Kushan 2. Chimacum (24) Brown-Bishop 9, Ajax 5, Pagasian 4, Manix, Riggle 4, Dukek 2.
Cascade Chr. 18 16 19 15 — 68 Chimacum 8 3 6 7 — 24 Individual Scoring Cascade Christian (68) Creech 21, Coltem 12, Read 8, Smallwood 7, Rozumny 6, Centioli 4, Tuttle 4. Chimacum (24) Hathaway 8, Cossell 5, Nelson 4, Dukek 3, Thacker 2.
Clallam Bay 41, Crescent 17 CLALLAM BAY — The Loggers were no match for the Bruins (2-1, 10-4) Friday night as Clallam Bay grabbed an early lead and ran away with an NOL victory. “It was an all-around good defensive game,” Clallam Bay coach Kelly Gregory said. “And we had our offense going as well.” Melissa Willis had a dominant night on the boards while finishing with 11 points, 17 rebounds, five blocks, two assists and two steals. Clallam Bay 41, Crescent 17 Crescent Clallam Bay
8 2 5 2 — 17 11 9 3 18 — 41 Individual Scoring
Crescent (17) Moore 6, McGowan 6, Ritchie 2, France 2, Williams 1. Clallam Bay (41) Willis 11, Randall 10, Parker 9, Welleber 4, I. Erickson 2, Ojada 2, Herndon 2.
Forks 46, Rochester 37
Another scorer The only other current area player with 1,000 career points is Port Angeles’ Madison, who has what is believed to be the Rider girls record with 1,621 points.
Basketball BOYS Olympic League Standings League Overall Kingston 11-0 12-3 Bremerton(3A) 8-3 11-4 Port Angeles 8-3 10-5 Sequim 8-4 12-5 Olympic 6-5 7-7 North Mason 4-7 5-10 Klahowya 3-8 4-10 Port Town. (1A) 3-9 5-11 North Kitsap 0-12 0-16 Wednesday’s Games Port Townsend 49, Chimacum 42 Kingston 69, Olympic 35 Friday’s Games Bremerton 59, Sequim 49 Port Angeles 48, Port Townsend 36 Klahowya 62, North Kitsap 43 Kingston 65, North Mason 32
28). The Riders shot 35.6 percent from the field on the game. “I thought we played OK at times. I know we can do better,” said Madison, who crossed the 1,600-point threshold for her career Friday night. “I think when we know the teams are going to be more competitive, we play better. Sometimes we play down to other teams’ levels.” Added Knowles, “To try to get them motivated to play four quarters when you go in at halftime and you’re up 42-17, it’s tough. “But Port Townsend, I’ll give them credit. They came out and played hard.”
Port Townsend actually outscored the Riders 25-21 during the final two quarters. Forward Kerri Evalt scored 13 of her team-high 17 points during that time. The 6-foot senior also added six rebounds. The Redskins hit 8 of 21 shots in the second half, while turning the ball over just 13 times compared to 20 giveaways in the first half. “The whole plan coming in was to try and make this a learning experience,” Maag said. “In districts you’re going to have teams that play man-to-man defense like that.
After Friday night’s 24-point showing, the Rider senior is just 81 points away Madison from breaking her older brother James’ school record of 1,702 points. Given that Jessica is averaging 20.8 ppg this season, she could surpass
her brother by the end of the regular season. What game would that be? Senior Night at home against Sequim.
Wrestling standouts Cauliflower ear is sure to be on the rise real soon. With the grueling month of February just one week away for Peninsula wrestlers, we’re now hitting the stretch run of the prep wrestling season.
As it stands right now, the Peninsula has seven athletes ranked in their respective weight classes as the Mat Classic looms less than a month from now (Feb. 18-19). Chief among them is Forks’ Cutter Grahn (18-2), currently the second-ranked 119-pounder in Class 1A, according to washingtonwrestlingreport.com. Port Angeles’ Nathan Cristion (26-1) was bumped down to No. 3 at 189 pound
Southwest Washington League Evergreen Division League Overall Onalaska 9-0 12-2 Hoquiam 8-1 13-2 Rainier 7-3 10-5 Montesano 5-5 9-7 Forks 4-5 7-8 Tenino 2-7 5-10 Elma 2-7 4-11 Rochester 0-9 1-14 Thursday’s Game Onalaska 71, Montesano 50 Friday’s Games Forks 60, Rochester 59 Rainier 51, Elma 27 Hoquiam 56, Tenino 48 Saturday’s Games Rainier 53, Montesano 49 Onalaska at Pe Ell, Late North Olympic League League Overall Neah Bay 3-0 11-2 Clallam Bay 2-1 10-4 Crescent 0-4 2-10 Wednesday’s Game Neah Bay 72, Crescent 24 Friday’s Game Clallam Bay 47, Crescent 44 Saturday’s Game Clallam Bay at Highland Christian, Late GIRLS Olympic League Standings League Overall Port Angeles 11-0 12-3 Kingston 9-2 12-3 Sequim 7-5 10-7 Olympic 6-5 7-8 Port Town. (1A) 6-6 8-8 Bremerton(3A) 4-6 6-8 North Kitsap 4-7 5-9 North Mason 3-8 4-11 Klahowya 0-11 1-12 Wednesday’s Games Kingston 53, Olympic 31 Port Townsend 65, Chimacum 41 Friday’s Games Sequim 39, Bremerton 38 Port Angeles 63, Port Townsend 42 North Kitsap 47, Klahowya 37 Kingston 59, North Mason 48 1A Nisqually League Standings League Overall Seattle Christian 8-0 13-3 Cas. Christian 6-1 10-2 Vashon Island 4-3 7-5 Chimacum 3-4 5-10 Charles Wright 2-5 7-7 Orting 2-5 2-10 Life Christian 0-7 2-10 Wednesday’s Games Port Townsend 65, Chimacum 41 Charles Wright 33, Auburn Adventist 30 Friday’s Games Cascade Christian 68, Chimacum 24 Seattle Christian 42, Charles Wright 10 Orting 36, Life Christian 35 Saturday’s Game Seattle Chr. 49, Bellevue Christian 46, OT
ROCHESTER — The Spartans didn’t hit too many free throws, but they hit them when it mattered in the fourth quarter Friday against the Warriors. After trailing by 11 at halftime, Rochester managed to trim the lead to just four points with two minutes to go in the game but couldn’t get any closer. Jillian Raben led Forks with 18 points. Southwest Washington League The Spartans will next Evergreen Division travel to face Tenino on League Overall 9-0 12-3 Tuesday starting at 5:45 Rainier Onalaska 8-1 12-3 p.m.
“We decided in the second half we were just going to play through it and be strong and it was going to make us better for down the road. “I was real proud of the girls. “We just got demolished the last time we played them [an 86-36 Rider victory], so it was a big step. “The girls were happy, and I’m happy with that.” Port Angeles 63, Port Townsend 42 Port Angeles 15 27 12 9 — 63 Port Townsend 7 10 11 14 — 42 Port Townsend (42) Whipple 2, Evalt 17, Lyons 3, Maag 7, Dowdle 8, Fox 2, Hossack 1, Phillips 2. Port Angeles (63) K. Jones 9, Knowles 7, Madison 24, Frazier 2, Johnson 11, Jeffers 10.
Schubert: State wrestling approaches Doherty currently stands in seventh place on the Red Devil boys scoring list with 1,064 points. Bob Moss is on top at 1,456.
1A Nisqually League Standings League Overall Cas. Christian 7-0 11-2 Life Christian 5-2 12-3 Vashon Island 5-2 9-5 Seattle Christian 4-4 8-7 Chimacum 2-5 4-10 Orting 2-5 3-9 Charles Wright 0-7 4-10 Wednesday’s Game Port Townsend 49, Chimacum 42 Friday’s Games Cascade Christian 51, Chimacum 24 Seattle Christian 66, Charles Wright 46 Life Christian 72, Orting 49 Saturday’s Game Seattle Christian 53, Shoreline Chr. 36
Riders: PA gets hot in second quarter
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in 2A after dropping his first match of the season last week. No other area wrestlers are ranked in the top five of their division. To view the rankings, visit washingtonwrestlingreport.com.
Matt Schubert is the outdoors and sports columnist for the Peninsula Daily News. His column regularly appears on Thursdays and Fridays. He can be reached at matt. email@example.com.
Elma 6-3 9-6 Montesano 4-5 5-10 Hoquiam 4-5 4-11 Tenino 3-6 4-10 Forks 2-7 4-11 Rochester 0-9 2-12 Wednesday’s Game Elma 57, Montesano 33 Friday’s Games Forks 46, Rochester 37 Rainier 48, Elma 34 Tenino 35, Hoquiam 26 Onalaska 41, Montesano 22
North Olympic League League Overall Neah Bay 3-0 14-0 Clallam Bay 2-1 10-4 Crescent 0-4 2-11 Wednesday’s Game Neah Bay 72, Crescent 24 Friday’s Game Clallam Bay 41, Crescent 17 AREA PLAYOFF SCENARIOS 2A Olympic: Top two teams seeded into subdistrict tournament to play for 1-4 seeds in 2A Bi-District. No. 3 placed in subdistrict for 5-8 seeds in 2A BiDistrict. Nos. 4 and 5 play in loser-out pigtails to advance to 2A Bi-District. 1A Olympic: PT is No. 2 1A Tri-District seed if it finishes first among Olympic 2As. PT is No. 4 Tri-District seed if it finishes second or third. PT plays seeding game for Tri-District Nos. 4 and 5 seeds (No. 5 in double pigtail) if it finishes fourth or fifth. 1A Nisqually: First place automatically placed into double-elimination 1A Tri-District. Second place in doubleelimination 1A Tri-District if PT does not win Olympic. Third place in Tri-District pigtail as No. 3 seed (depending on PT). Fourth either placed in pigtail or in seeding game against PT. Fifth placed in double loser-out pigtail if PT does not qualify for postseason. 1A SWL Evergreen: Top two teams seeded into double-elimination 1A District bracket. Third-, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-place teams placed in loser-out pigtail games to play into double-elimination bracket. North Olympic League: NOL champion placed into double-elimination 1B Tri-District bracket. Second place seeded into loser-out pigtail.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Peninsula Daily News
Title time for four teams Coaches facing off in NFC tilt
Stalwart, upstart in AFC clash
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Green Bay Packers were a mess when they hired Dom Capers as their defensive coordinator two years ago, and the Chicago Bears had issues on offense when they turned to Mike Martz after last season. Now look at them. The Packers and Bears meet in the NFC championship game today, and the outcome just Capers might hinge on the chess match between two veteran coordinators. “Mike has certainly been doing this for a lot of years, and he has a lot of little intricacies that are true to his system . . . that you never know when that’s going to come out,” Capers said. Martz called Capers “a terrific teacher” whose teams have always been “well schooled.” And Green Bay’s defense sure earned high grades this year, helping the Packers get to the conference championship despite a long list of injuries. The Bears, meanwhile, looked as if they were coming off the tracks before making some key adjustments on offense and turning around their season. Now, these teams are facing off for the 182nd time and the stakes have never been higher. Only once before have they played in the postseason, and that was a week after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, when Chicago beat Green Bay at Wrigley Field on the way to a title. Now, franchises with a combined 21 championships and 47 Hall of Famers are set to go at it for a spot in the Super Bowl. It’s a chance for young quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler to cement themselves among the best at their position, with two of the league’s stingiest defenses staring at them. Then, there are the coordinators. Statistically, it looks like a mismatch. Capers is leading the fifth-ranked defense, while Martz’s offense ranked 30th, but the improvements the Bears made on that side of the ball during the season helped lift them to the NFC North title and a first-round playoff bye.
PITTSBURGH — History tells us the Pittsburgh Steelers belong. The New York Jets? Not so much. The 2010 season and playoffs, however, have written their own version of history, with a common theme: Tomlinson Anything can The Associated Press happen. Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz It already has to the Jets, will look to match wits with Green Bay defensive who never had won in the coordinator Dom Capers in today’s NFC Steel City before edging the championship game in Chicago. Steelers 22-17 in December. They also have while For Green Bay’s defense, involved humbled Peyton the work began two years keeping defenses Manning and Tom ago. Capers took over a unit off balance. The Brady in the playthat was vulnerable to the blocking improved, offs — who does big play and couldn’t hold too. One thing that Title Game that in consecutive big leads. weeks? The transition from the didn’t change: the Today In a season 4-3 to his 3-4 set wasn’t an players’ belief in Bears vs. Packers when both confereasy one, but the Packers Martz. ence title games Even so, Martz’s at Chicago made big strides and kept it feature No. 2 seeds hiring was viewed Time: Noon up despite several injuries. and against No. 6s, Three defensive starters by many as an act On TV: Ch. 13 it’s foolish to disare on injured reserve and of desperation, a count the Jets in several other key players high-risk gamble tonight’s AFC missed time with injuries, by a team that championship. but they still have corner- went 7-9 and A franchise that back Charles Woodson and missed the playoffs validated the AFL’s for the third linebacker Clay Matthews. Title Game talents by winning Green Bay held oppo- straight year. the Super Bowl in He left St. Louis nents to 15 points per game, 1969 has not been the second-lowest scoring on bad terms. Today average, and made things Stints as coordina- Jets vs. Steelers back since. The Jets played for the tor in Detroit and at Pittsburgh miserable on quarterbacks. conference title in Francisco Time: 3:30 p.m. With 47 sacks, they tied San 1982, 1998 and last for second in the league. didn’t end well, On TV: Ch. 7 year. either. He was perMatthews had 13½. They hadn’t That might make Bears ceived as stubborn fans cringe, considering Cut- and addicted to the pass, even won postseason games ler got sacked a league-high someone who might get Cut- in consecutive years until 52 times. But Chicago also ler hurt behind a weak line. doing so last season and this. “It’s been a long time for Then again, he also develcame on strong over the second half of the season after it oped one of the most prolific our fans and our franchise,” committed to the run and offenses with the Rams, said defensive end Shaun settled on a starting offen- helping Kurt Warner go from Ellis, a first-round pick in sive line, helping spark a 7-1 stocking grocery shelves to a 2000 and the current player starring role, and coach with the longest Jets career. run that saved the season. That was something few Lovie Smith had an up-close “So for us to be able to get to expected after Chicago stum- view as Martz’s defensive that point — and not just get there, but get there and win bled into its break at 4-3. coordinator. Cutler was taking a It took time — and a dif- it —would be huge for us. “It’s time.” pounding behind a line that ferent approach — for the Naturally, the Steelers was being juggled because of offense to click. injuries and poor execution. “Their formula for suc- say otherwise. Their time for The running game was being cess, running the football AFC championship games ignored, too. has a lot to do with it,” Pack- has been frequent: this is No. The deep drops that ers coach Mike McCarthy 15 for Pittsburgh, with a 7-7 Martz likes to use simply said. “If you look at the way split thus far. As for Super Bowls, no weren’t working, and many the offense has performed were wondering if the archi- over the course of the season, franchise owns more than tect behind “The Greatest they’ve had very favorable Pittsburgh’s six Lombardi Show on Turf” in St. Louis field position, and running Trophies. The Steelers have won it was the right fit. the football particularly of The team that returned late, and how they ran the twice in the last six years, from the bye had a different ball against Seattle is a little after the 2005 and 2008 sealook, a different emphasis. different than how they’ve sons. They’re 4-point favorThe Bears cut back on the run the ball against us in the ites, and part of the oddsdeep drops and started hand- past. makers’ belief in them has to ing the ball off, getting Matt “Those are the types of stem from their experience Forte (1,069 yards) more things we’re looking at.” at this level.
Cougs can’t top Wildcats Thompson’s last-second shot short in 65-63 defeat The Associated Press
PULLMAN — Derrick Williams scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds as Arizona edged Washington State 65-63 on Saturday night. Lamont Jones added 11 points for Arizona (16-4,
5-2), which used a big rebounding advantage to overcome poor shooting and moved into a tie for second place in the Pac-10. DeAngelo Casto scored 17 points for Washington State (14-6, 4-4). Klay Thompson, the Pac-10’s leading scorer, was held to
nine points — 13 below his average. He missed a 12-footer at the buzzer that would have sent the game to overtime. Arizona shot just 36 percent, yet made 11 of 18 3-pointers, and had 39 rebounds to Washington State’s 30. Williams posted his seventh double-double of the season. Thompson struggled through a 4-for-16 shooting performance.
Pac-10 Standings Conf. Overall Washington 7-1 15-4 Arizona 5-2 16-4 UCLA 5-2 13-6 Washington State 4-4 14-6 USC 3-3 11-8 Stanford 3-4 10-8 Oregon State 3-4 8-10 California 2-4 9-9 Oregon 2-5 9-10 Arizona State 1-6 9-10 Saturday’s Games UCLA 68, Stanford 57 No. 20 UW 88, Arizona State 75 Oregon 63, Oregon State 59 No. 25 Arizona 65, WSU 63 California at USC, Late
Dawgs: Hold off Devils for win working and be resilient. We have high character guys who are going to show up ready for battle,” Sendek said. “We have a lot of guys who are learning how to compete in tough games, but it is hard to compete when you still have guys that look like deer in the headlights.” While Abbott cooled off in the second half, BryanAmaning continued to carry the Huskies offense. He slammed a fast-break lob from Thomas and hit his first three shots. When he did miss, Darnell Gant’s tip gave Washington an eightpoint lead with 11 minutes left, its largest of the game. But Washington couldn’t shake the Sun Devils.
Lockett’s free throws on consecutive possessions got Arizona State within 62-60 with 7:35 left and a few moments later, Rihards Kuksiks’ 3-pointer pulled the Sun Devils even at 63-all. C.J. Wilcox answered with a 3 and Venoy Overton’s run-out basket put the Huskies up five, only to see Abbott hit a 3 from the corner and Lockett score on a baseline reverse to keep Arizona State within 70-68. Suggs’ 3 served as the final capper, as BryanAmaning made 11 of 16 shots and all eight free throws. “They kind of had us hesitating, but once we settled down I think we were just able to do a great job,” BryanAmaning said.
“We have one standard,” coach Mike Tomlin said. “That standard is winning.” Hines Ward has lived up to that standard for 13 seasons, easily the most as a Steeler on the current roster. He has been one of the franchise’s greatest postseason performers and was MVP of the 2006 Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. He understands fully what has bred success in Pittsburgh, and will continue to do so after he is long gone. “People try to compare this team to the Super Bowl teams we played on, but every team is different,” Ward said. “We’ve got a lot of young guys and a lot of battle-tested guys who have been there. “What this team has that impresses me is the resiliency. To do it the way we have done it, not having Ben [Roethlisberger] for four games [while he was suspended], missing Troy [Polamalu] for two or three games, our offensive line getting hurt. It’s been remarkable to see the guys fill in.” It’s the Steelers way. “It starts up top,” Ward said of ownership, the front office and coaching staff. “The 53-man roster we pick in training camp, we always say it will come down to the guys we took back then. And it does.” The Jets aren’t likely to be swayed by the Steelers’ resume of success. They weren’t intimidated by facing the Colts in Indy or the Patriots in Foxborough — not even with the fresh memory of being pummeled 45-3 at Gillette Stadium five weeks earlier. If anything, the Jets should be brimming with
confidence that they can match up well with Pittsburgh, get key contributions from their playmakers, and ride off with what truly would be their biggest victory since Joe Namath came through on his guarantee. “We’ve talked about it quite a bit,” said veteran running back LaDainian Tomlinson, who was with San Diego for the 2007 AFC title game but barely played because of a left knee injury as the Chargers lost to the undefeated Patriots. Tomlinson joined the Jets this season. “I think everybody understands where we are, and obviously it helps with those guys getting here last year and knowing that this doesn’t happen often and how special it is,” Tomlinson said. “You never know when you’re going to get the next opportunity and they can look at guys like myself and Jason Taylor, even Shaun Ellis, to see that.” Asked what it would mean to walk off the field today knowing he’s going to the Super Bowl — something so many Steelers are familiar with — the usually descriptive Tomlinson struggled. “I don’t know if I can put into words, but I can definitely imagine the feeling,” he said. “Every year, you see a team that walks off that field in the AFC championship game going to the Super Bowl and you see the excitement on guys’ faces, the atmosphere, and just how proud guys are. “I really can’t put it into words, I just know I have the vision of what it may feel like.” In this strange season, LT and the Jets might get to experience it.
Dons knock off Gonzaga in OT The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Doolin converted a three-point play with 4.1 seconds remaining in overtime, and San Francisco upset Gonzaga 96-91 on Saturday in a game marred by physical play. The Dons (10-10, 4-1 West Coast) benefited from an elbow by Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre in the final minute of regulation that was called an intentional foul. Doolin finished with 23 points and Angelo
Caloiaro scored 17 points in the biggest win of the year for San Francisco, who moved into sole possession of second place in the conference. The home fans rushed the court and tossed everything from T-shirts to soft drinks airborne in a wild celebration after. Steven Gray and Demetri Goodson had 20 points apiece for the Bulldogs (13-7, 3-2), who suffered their second straight loss following a nine-game winning streak.
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Continued from B1 first-half points in the final 10 minutes, keeping the Sun Thomas finished two Devils (9-10, 1-6) within assists shy of being the first 40-39 at the break. In the second half, Abbott player in Washington history with three straight got off just six shots and games of 10 or more assists. made only two — one on “We knew it was going to goaltending. Trent Lockett did his part be a little letdown coming into this game because it to try and make up for the wasn’t as hyped as last lack of scoring, matching game, but at the same time Abbott with 20 points includwe showed that we can win ing 11 in the second half, but games like this,” Thomas the Sun Devils dropped their fifth straight conference said. “Day in and day out we’ve game. Carrick Felix, Arizona got to get better to win games State’s second-leading scorer like this.” Thomas’ main contribu- in conference play, finished tion came at the defensive with just five points after end where he was assigned missing the previous game to harass Abbott for most of against Washington State due to illness the second half. “We are going to keep Abbott scored 11 of his 13
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Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward, left, and coach Mike Tomlin are looking to take the Steelers back to the Super Bowl for the third time in six years when the N.Y. Jets visit today.
Peninsula Daily News for Sunday, January 23, 2011
THINGS TO DO, CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS, DEAR ABBY, WEATHER In this section
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Sunlight shines through mist as water pours through the floodgates of the Glines Canyon Dam in Olympic National Park in November 2010.
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John Settle, operations and maintenance journeyman for the Elwha River dams, looks over an operations log in the control room of the Elwha Dam. A mixture of 1910-vintage dials and switches stand in contrast to a modern computer that combine to control operations at the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams.
Water flows through the Elwha Dam in this August photo.
A pair of old crank telephones, one connecting to a defunct switchboard in Port Angeles and another connecting to the Glines Canyon Dam powerhouse, sit in a small room in the Elwha Dam powerhouse.
Historical Treasures When the dams go down, what happens to the parts?
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Several groups say they’d like to have them for historical exhibits
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PORT ANGELES — What will happen to the fixtures and equipment from the 97-year-old Elwha Dam powerhouse once it is demolished — including the control panel, ancient dials and giant tools? Some groups are already salivating at the opportunity. So far, the Clallam County Historical Society, city of Port Angeles, Arthur D. Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles and Olympic National Park have requested various parts of the power plant, park spokeswoman Barb Maynes said. She said park staff will review the requests and decide the parts’ fate. Workers will start dismantling the Elwha Dam, which is five miles from the Strait of Juan de Fuca, in September. The 83-year-old Glines Canyon Dam demolition, eight miles farther upriver, will begin before the lower dam is completely down. The Glines Canyon dam also has a powerhouse, which is less extensive than the lower dam, but
artifacts will be salvaged from both. As federal property, the equipment can be loaned long term but can’t be given away or sold, Maynes said. “A lot of equipment in there is very large, and finding a place for it is not as quick and easy as you might think,” she said. What is apparent is that artifacts from the demolition of the 108-foot-tall Elwha Dam won’t all be exhibited in one place. Instead, displays will be spread all over Port Angeles.
Pieces spread around Maynes said that the park is likely to exhibit some pieces at the visitor center at 3002 Mount
Outdoor exhibit The large wheel — which is about waist-high on a person — would be the centerpiece of an outdoor exhibit, probably on City Pier, she said. The exhibit — a joint project with the city of Port Angeles — would “tell the story of how the Elwha dams built the city,” Moriarty said. Port Angeles entrepreneur Thomas Aldwell built the Elwha Dam in 1913 to supply hydroelectric power to Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Poulsbo and the Navy shipyard in Bermerton. Demand led to the construction of the Glines Canyon Dam by Northwest Power & Light Co. in 1927. The outdoor exhibit would be funded by a National Park Service Challenge Cost Share Grant awarded by Olympic National Park, Moriarty said. Half of that grant already has paid for an indoor exhibit at the Feiro center, a hands-on model of the 210-foot Glines Canyon Dam, the upper dam which is 13 miles upriver from the mouth, and Lake Mills. Turn
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This combination of pictures provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows the T-shirts contained within a backpack found on a bench in Spokane on Monday.
Shirts found at King parade from nearby Tips pouring in after FBI releases photos By Nicholas K. Geranios
The Associated Press
SPOKANE — The two T-shirts found with a bomb placed along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in Spokane both came from the same nearby county. The FBI released photos of the shirts found inside a backpack containing the bomb, which was discovered on a bench Monday before the parade started and was defused without incident. One of the shirts was distributed last year at the Relay For Life race in Colville, the seat of Stevens County. The origin of the second shirt — which had the words “Treasure Island
Spring 2009” on the front — wasn’t immediately clear. But after the photos were released, residents called the FBI and media to report the shirt was from a local theater production in 2009 in the town of Chewelah, 50 miles north of Spokane. Colville and Chewelah are both in Stevens County, which borders Spokane County and has about 40,000 residents.
No word on focus The FBI declined to comment on whether it was focusing on the rural county. “We’re not going to comment on specific investigative angles,” said Frank
Harrill, who heads the FBI office in Spokane. “This investigation is and will remain wide-ranging,” Harrill said. “It’s premature to attempt to assume any particular direction. Tips from the public continue to pour in, and the search for the bomber could be lengthy, he said.
Aimed at marchers The bomb was placed on a metal bench with a brick wall behind that would have directed shrapnel toward Main Street, where marchers were expected to pass, investigators said. Three city workers spotted the backpack about an hour before the parade was to start. They looked inside, saw wires and alerted law enforcement. The bomb had a remote detonator and could have caused mass casualties, officials said.
The FBI has said the attempt on the day set aside to honor the slain civil rights leader raised the possibility of a racial motive. Leaders of two local white supremacist groups have denied they were involved.
Supermacists’ denial “The Aryan Nations does not advocate any violence,” said Jerald O’Brien, leader of the group based in nearby Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He said he has not been contacted by the FBI. Meanwhile, Shaun Winkler of the White Knights of the KKK in northern Idaho said his group did not plant the bomb and that its members prefer distributing propaganda to going to prison. Harrill said the backpack and T-shirts are being analyzed at an FBI lab in Quantico, Va. The FBI has offered a $20,000 reward for information from the public.
Briefly: State ’Stinky feet’ teen stabber sentenced
homish County Superior Court Judge David Kurtz said she’s supposed to complete the paper by May 2012. The minimum length is EVERETT — A Monroe six pages. The judge said at the teen who stabbed a young sentencing that while the man in a drunken rage “stinky feet” aspect made after he teased her about having stinky feet has been headlines, the case was given an unusual prison really about the serious assignment. issues of binge drinking While locked up, and violence. 18-year-old Dallas Smith The 19-year-old man must begin work on a she stabbed suffered a colresearch paper about how lapsed lung. excess drinking can destroy lives. GOP chairman She was sentenced to 15 TUKWILA — Washingmonths in prison, and Snoton state’s Republican Party has a new chairman. Longtime radio talkshow host Kirby Wilbur unseated Luke Esser for the position. Purchase a PDN photo Delegates at a GOP — on T-shirts, drink meeting in Tukwila cast 69 mugs or just the photo votes for Wilbur, 36 for itself. Esser and seven for Bill Rennie. www.peninsuladailynews. Esser argued the state com GOP was in much better Click on “Photo Gallery” shape than it was four
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Tampering guilt TACOMA — The U.S. Attorney’s Office said a former Camas paramedic has been sentenced to 27 months in prison after he admitted stealing supplies of the narcotic pain medication fentanyl and replacing them with tap water. Bradley Curtis Allen earlier pleaded guilty to product tampering. He was sentenced Friday in federal court in Tacoma. The 60-year-old told Camas police he had been stealing and using the drug for three years. Allen had worked for the Camas Fire Department for 22 years. An investigation last May found that all the department’s fentanyl was missing from its storage areas.
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EPA plans to act “In the near future, EPA will issue a number of air rules that are vital to protecting public health and that will complement states’ efforts to reduce regional haze,” said EPA spokeswoman Margot Perez-Sullivan in San Francisco. “Together, these actions will address the harmful emissions that affect our nation’s most pristine areas.” The Interior and Agriculture departments declined to comment specifically on the lawsuit. But the USDA has said it would not decide on whether to certify visibility impairment regarding Navajo Generating Station until the EPA completes its analysis under the regional haze rule. On the Four Corners Power Plant, U.S. Forest Service said its analysis shows that it causes the greatest cumulative impact on visibility of any single source.
Seeks deadline The lawsuit seeks a court order establishing a prompt deadline for the federal agencies to act on the plaintiffs’ petitions. Jeff Holmstead, a former assistant administrator for air at EPA, said he doesn’t doubt that visitors don’t have the crystal-clear views they would like at national parks at wilderness areas at times. Coal-fired power plants are a major source of pollution, but automobiles, carbon from fires, soot, windblown dust and nature also are to blame for hazy air, he said. “I know they [environmentalists] would like to impose more controls, but I don’t think there’s any evidence those plants are creating any visible impact on those national parks,” he said.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency already is addressing visibility impairment under a 1999 regional haze rule that covers air pollutants from sources over a wide geographic area. The environmental groups want the agency to use an earlier rule that can identify impairment from a single or smaller number of sources. Both rules require an analysis of the best technology available to reduce emissions, the EPA said. But the groups contend the latter rule would mean a higher-quality analysis that, with certification, could force the EPA to act under a strict deadline. “There’s less ambiguity under this action on what is acceptable,” said Roger Clark, air and energy director for the Grand Canyon Trust in Flagstaff, one of the plaintiffs. The groups filed the first petition in May 2009, asking that the Interior Department certify that nitrogen oxide and particulate matter from the Navajo Generating Station near Page are impairing visibility at the Grand Canyon.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque jury has acquitted a Seattle man who refused to show his identification to Transportation Security Administration officers at a New Mexico airport. Phil Mocek was arrested in late 2009 after he wouldn’t show his ID and then used a camera to videotape an altercation with TSA officers at Albuquerque International Sunport. Mocek was facing several charges, including failure to obey an officer and concealing his identity. Jurors found Mocek not guilty on all four counts Friday. The Associated Press
A group of environmentalists has sued the federal government in an effort to force a declaration on the source of air pollution over Olympic National Park and other wilderness areas in the West. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, contends that emissions from two coalfired power plants on the Navajo Nation and a third in Washington state have obscured views at places like Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier, the Grand Canyon and Mesa Verde. The nine groups have accused the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Interior Department of unreasonably delaying a response to petitions for formal certification of visibility impairment. “If DOI and DOA were to grant plaintiffs’ petitions, large sources of air pollution that are presently causing visibility impairment in many national parks and wilderness areas would more likely be required to reduce their emissions,” the lawsuit said. It was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.
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Pruning must have purpose, or plant suffers Articles discuss how and why of this strategy After 48 years of pruning — everything from 3,200 cut roses at age 4 to countless orchards, numerous shrubs and even the renown ivy topiary at the David Adler-designed Crab Tree Farms in Lake Bluff, Ill. — I have developed seven distinct purposes for pruning. I will go over them with you today and over the next few Sundays. And although there are seven reasons to prune, many times two, three, even four or more methods can be combined on the same plant for spectacular, farreaching results. But before I list the seven purposes, let’s spend a moment on pruning itself.
What is your goal? The ultimate goal of pruning is to design and develop a plant that conforms and per-
not to hit the house or RV. These reasons to prune are valid, but execution can leave forms exactly Andrew much to be desired. to your predeHow does cutting at a height May termined of a line take into consideration desires. the plant and the future effects That means on the growth of that plant? that true, It does not! meaningful and So goal No. 1, and the primary purposeful goal of this series of articles, is to pruning should either (a) get you to understand produce a plant the reasons to prune, the types of you envision cuts and the effects on the plant for an area, of all cuts performed or (b) to get and it should you to hire a competent profesperform as you sional — otherwise it is just desire. plant butchery at its best. Good pruning is when all cuts OK, with that said, let me get have a reason. off my orchard-ladder soapbox The outcome is dictated by the and get back to the basics of type of cut you choose and where pruning. it is done on the plant. Plant butchery, which most Seven purposes people commit, is when one indisHere are the seven purposes criminately hacks and cuts for of pruning: reasons having nothing to do 1. To remove dead, dying or with the plant or individual cuts injured plant parts and injurious themselves. growth (can be done all year Examples of this: long). Pruning on the line of the driveway or sidewalk, pruning an 2. To check growth where inch or so below the windowsill, space is limited (unfortunately, cutting the hedge at a selected the No. 1 reason people prune). height, cutting back limbs so as 3. To thin plants (especially
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those that have been neglected, overgrown or previously pruned incorrectly or with heading cuts). 4. To encourage root growth (may be done both above and below ground). 5. To alter intelligently the shape, form or habit of a plant (my personal favorite). 6. To encourage fruit, flower and/or foliage productions (think cut flowers and orchards). 7. To rehabilitate or rejuvenate plants (especially those that are old or in very poor condition). In the Sundays to come, we will spend some time on each purpose, with full explanation and practical use.
Purpose No. 1 Today, let’s begin with No. 1, outlined at the left. This type of pruning can and should be done all year long. The great advantage of this rule to your plants is twofold: 1. You remove the vast majority of potential disease and insect infestation, and you eliminate major opportunities for death to occur. 2. You greatly improve the
aesthetics of your plants, which for most of us is a great desire. Deadwood, crossover branches, branches that rub, a broken-off limb, diseased stem or cane — remove them all as soon as you see them. Otherwise, the broken branch will rot into the heartwood, the sap from the rubbing branches will signal to all insects “free buffet” and early-stage hot spots of disease will become epidemic. The darkest, nasty, thick, dank Douglas fir or western red cedar becomes a gorgeous woodland, filtered-light setting when hours of dead-wooding are applied, and the hard-stick-infested hedge becomes a soft-looking border of lush green leaves when this method is applied. For this week, go inventory all the plants and labor required to satisfy just the first of the seven purposes to prune.
________ Andrew May is an ornamental horticulturist who dreams of having Clallam and Jefferson counties nationally recognized as “Flower Peninsula USA.” Send him questions c/o Peninsula Daily news, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: Andrew May).
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PORT ANGELES — The 2011 Clallam County Master Gardener Green Thumb Gardening Tips lecture series kicks with “Your YearRound Gardening Calendar” at noon on Thursday. The free lecture by Washington State University Clallam County Extension Master Gardener Michael Jakubcin will be in the Clallam County commissioners’ meeting room at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. Jakubcin will provide an overview of growing and enjoying both ornamental and edible plants through all four seasons. Topics will include timing and techniques for starting seeds indoors to grow vegetables, herbs and annual flowers; hardening off tender seedlings and transplanting; pruning fruit trees, flowering shrubs, berry cane and grape vines; and dividing and transplanting bulbs and corms such as iris, daffodils, dahlias and gladiolus. Jakubcin also will discuss selecting landscape plantings that provide extended periods of bloom, especially from late autumn through winter and early spring; harvesting and saving seed; and using covers such as cold frames and hoop houses to extend seasons.
He will review gardening books that detail these topics and provide a printed bibliography of resources. The Green Thumb series of lectures is focused on offering practical tips to help North Olympic Peninsula gardeners change or try new gardening practices. The programs will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Upcoming lecture topics will include organic soil amendments and the use of fertilizers; low-maintenance gardening; and green house growing. Lectures also address specific vegetable and landscape gardening subjects, including tomatoes, dahlias, rhododendrons, thyme, berries and fruit trees. The series is being held in the county commissioners’ meeting room this year to accommodate the increase in attendance experienced during the 2010 season. All programs are open to the public. There is no fee. However, donations to pay for printed materials accompanying the lectures will be accepted. For more information, phone Muriel Nesbitt, program coordinator, WSU Master Gardeners of Clallam County, at 360-5652679.
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PORT ANGELES — Jim’s Pharmacy recently donated $640.82 to the North Olympic Land Trust. The donations were received through Jim’s “Shop with Loyalty & Shop Locally” program. Jim’s Pharmacy donates a portion of profits from over-the-counter sales, used book sales and employee fundraising each month to a variety of local charities. To be considered, send a letter and charity description to Jim’s Pharmacy, 424 E. Second Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
Community dinner SEQUIM — A free community dinner will be served at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., at 5 p.m. Thursday. Reservations may be made by phoning the church at 360-683-5367 between 9 a.m and 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, or by e-mail to email@example.com. Those unable to make a reservation still will be welcomed. The church offers the dinners on the last Thursday of each month. The menu this month includes meatballs, potatoes or rice with gravy, vegetables, green salad, dessert and beverages. Homework help will be available.
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SEQUIM — Angle of Repose by Wallace Earle Stegner will be discussed at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. Stegner’s work centers on Lyman Ward, a noted historian who relates a fictionalized biography of his
Greg Good, left, executive director of the North Olympic Land Trust receives a donation for $640.82 from Joe Cammack, owner of Jim’s Pharmacy. pioneer grandparents at a time when he has become estranged from his family. Through a combination of research, memory and exaggeration, Stegner explores the relationships between history and the present, art and life, parents and children, husbands and wives. Copies of the book are available at the Sequim Library and can be requested online at www. nols.org. Preregistration for this program is not required, and drop-ins are welcome. For more information, visit www.nols.org and click on “Events” and “Sequim,” phone Branch Manager Lauren Dahlgren at 360-683-1161 or e-mail Sequim@nols.org.
Drama, comedy PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College drama students will present “Through the Woods,” a mix of comedic and dramatic performances, Thursday through Saturday. The “Through the Woods” event is a fundraiser that will help fund attendance by PC drama students at the American College Theatre Festival in
Arcata, Calif., on Feb. 13-19. The scenes — all written, directed and acted by students — range from just a couple of seconds to a couple of minutes or more, some as long as 10. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Friday. All performances will be in the college’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Suggested donation is $5. For more information, visit www.pencol.edu. Peninsula Daily News
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‘Fred’s’ freeloading; wife should draw line DEAR ABBY: My husband gave a friend of his — I’ll call him “Fred” — a place to stay and nursed him back to health after Fred was critically injured while driving an ATV. Fred was drunk at the time. That was six years ago, and Fred is still here. While he has helped my husband with a few chores, he does not work. My husband provides him with a travel trailer, utilities, food and beer money. Fred is 47 years old and perfectly capable of working. I feel he is being disrespectful, and I want to set some ground rules — getting a job and staying out of our house when we are not home, for starters. My husband doesn’t
While I can see what Fred is getting out of this, it’s time your husband seem able Abigail explained to you what HE Van Buren to have a is getting out of it. discussion Under the circumwith Fred. Am I selfish stances, your feelings of being encroached upon are and un100 percent valid. Christian? And unless you want This is the rest of your married straining life to be a family of three, my maryou will have to draw the riage. Please help. line. Feeling Used in Arizona Dear Abby: I am a fosDear Feeling Used: I’ll ter mother to four children try. Although your husband of different races. One is may have had the noblest African-American, two are of motives in taking his Hispanic and one is Caucainjured friend in after his sian. injury and nursing him My husband and I are back to health, he’s doing Caucasian, and we have the man no favors by contwo children of our own. tinuing to foster his depenAbby, my kids may have dence. different colors and origins,
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Lynn, born March 2, 2009, is a child with Down syndrome. She currently resides in China and is developing well. She is an active girl with a healthy appetite. She is very “talkative,” but it is mostly babbling at this time. She is learning to walk and enjoys bath time. If you are interested in this darling girl, contact Ky Bower at: Ky@ adoptionadvocates.org for more information Families interested in adoption must be approved by a licensed agency. If adoption is not an option for you but you would like to support the sponsorship programs, e-mail Linda@ adoptionadvocates.org.
Peninsula Births Olympic Medical Center Andrea and Douglass Fergusson, Sequim, a daughter, Jillyan Lee Ann, 7 pounds 15 ounces, 1:01 p.m. Jan. 5. Kerry Fauth and Daniel Mullen, Sequim, a daughter, Collette Annora, 7 pounds 2 ounces, 8:53 p.m. Jan. 13. Phone information about athome or out-of-town births to 360417-3527 or 800-826-7714.
Reservations must be The weekly Clubs and Organizations listing focuses made by Thursday for the on groups across the North Olympic Peninsula. There is Newcomers Club’s lunno cost to have your club included. cheon Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Submissions must be received at least two weeks in advance of the event and contain the club’s name, locathe Red Lion Inn, 221 N. tion and address, times, cost if any, contact phone numLincoln St. ber and a brief description. A social time will start To submit your club’s news: at 11:30 a.m. followed by a ■ E-MAIL: Send items to news@peninsuladailynews. noon luncheon. com. The meeting will feature ■ U.S. MAIL: PDN News, P.O. Box 1330, Nancy Esteb, vice presiPort Angeles, WA 98362. dent of the League of ■ FAX: 360-417-3521 Women Voters of Clallam ■ IN PERSON: At any of the PDN’s three news County, who will discuss offices. Please see Page A2 for the address of the one voting history including nearest you in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim. the events, sometimes humorous, leading up to the ratification of the riding any kind of motorcy- CrabHouse Restaurant, 19th Amendment. 221 N. Lincoln St. For reservations, phone cle are welcome to join. For more information, There will be a recap of 360-775-8747. phone Ron Macarty at 360- the Lions’ year. 808-2959. For information on the Quilters meet Lions’ hearing aid and eyePeninsula Quilters glass program, phone 360Marine league members make baby quilts 417-6862. The Mount Olympus for needy newborns and meet the second and fourth Detachment of the Marine Coast conservation Corps League meets the Monday of every month The Coastal Conservafourth Tuesday of each from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at tion Association North month at 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Olympic Peninsula ChapChurch, 110 E. Seventh St. Clallam County Veterans ter will meet Thursday at Center, 216 S. Francis St. Members have set a 6:30 p.m. at Wine on the For more information, goal of 100 quilts a year. Waterfront, 115 E. Railroad phone Mark Schildknecht For more information, Ave. phone Hayes Wasilewski at at 360-582-0271. The agenda will focus 360-457-8051. Republican women on the proposed closure of Lake Sutherland to fishing Horsemen meet Republican Women of for the next five years and Clallam County will meet what people can still do. The Peninsula chapter Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Other agenda items are of the Backcountry HorseClallam County Republiposted on www.facebook. men of Washington will can Party Headquarters, com/ccanortholypen. meet Monday at 6 p.m. at For further information, the Clallam County Court- 509 S. Lincoln St. Those attending are phone John Albiso at 360house, 223 E. Fourth St. asked to bring a dessert. 928-1073 or e-mail nop@ Veterinarian Ingrid Spouses, friends and ccapnw.org. Langsetmo will discuss horse worming and provide neighbors are also invited. The group will discuss Pilots meet current information on plans for the new year. sweet itch. General Aviation Pilots For more information Guests and visitors are EAA Chapter 430 will e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org welcome. or phone the headquarters meet Saturday at 7 p.m. at For more information, Monterra Park Hall — at 360-417-3035. phone 360-928-3824. take Old Olympic Highway to Gunn Road to Finn Road Parkinson’s group and enter Monterra to the Motorcyclists Port Angeles Parkinright. American Legion Riders son’s Support Group meets The program will be of Port Angeles is a group the fourth Wednesday of presented by Desert Storm of motorcycle enthusiasts each month at 10:30 a.m. helicopter pilot Colleen who ride to show their at the Port Angeles Senior McAleer. patriotism and support for Center, 328 E. Seventh St. For further information, the United States military. All are welcome. phone 360-681-7427. They ride for patriotic For more information, escorts and, occasionally, phone Darlene Jones at Sequim and the just for fun. 360-457-5352. The official meeting is Dungeness Valley the fourth Monday of every PA Lions Club month at 7 p.m. at the Soroptimists meet The Port Angeles Lions Clallam County Veterans Club will meet Thursday at Soroptimist InternaCenter, 216 S. Francis St. noon at the Port Angeles tional of Sequim, a profesAll qualified veterans
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Dear Amanda: People tend to look at anything that is “different.” A rainbow coalition of children is bound to draw a second look, and by now you should know it comes with the territory. That does not, however, justify the rude personal attack you received from the one person. And in my opinion, you should have shamed him or her by responding that you are a foster parent because it happens to be the truth. Dear Abby: When women are being married, they usually start showing
off their engagement/wedding ring(s). I have very selective taste, and I find many of them to be gaudy or downright ugly. What am I supposed to say when these women are expecting me to tell them, “How lovely”? Unenthused in Erie, Pa. Dear Unenthused: Try this: “Oh! Look at how it sparkles! You must be thrilled!” Then look the B-2-B in the eye and give her a warm smile.
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The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet Tuesday at the Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave. Lunch starts at 11 a.m. and the meeting begins at noon. Speakers for the meeting will be Lenee Langdon, KeyBank manager, and Darin Ring, financial adviser of Key Investment Services. For further information, phone Bud Shaw at 360-452-6374 or e-mail email@example.com.
Hospital guild The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild will resume monthly meetings Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the community hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave. The public is invited to attend these meetings. The guest speaker, always first on the program, will be Sandra Boudrou, a volunteer emergency medical technician for Fire District 3 and CPR/first-aid instructor in Sequim. She will talk about new resuscitative measures. A short recess will be followed by the regular business meeting.
Pinochle group A double-deck pinochle group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. Members host the card games once or twice a year in their homes. For more information, phone Brenda Holton at 360-452-5754 or Christine Hohman at 360-385-3396.
Overpopulation The Juan de Fuca Freethinkers will meet Wednesday and Thursday in the community room of the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim-Dungeness Way, to hear a presentation on overpopulation prepared by Donovan Wilkin. At 6:30 p.m., there will be a refreshment table and a chance to socialize. Wilkin, who taught for four years at the University of Illinois and 20 years
American Legion American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. at American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St. Female relatives of veterans are invited to attend. For more information, phone 360-683-5915 to leave a message.
Conservation The North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development Council will meet Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Heron Room at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Blyn. Council meetings are open to the public, and the meeting room is wheelchair accessible.
Sequim Lions The Sequim Valley Lions Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at the Islander Pizza and Pasta Shack, 380 E. Washington St. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. followed by a meeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, phone 360-683-9999.
Railroaders meet The North Olympic Peninsula Railroad Club meets the last Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. For further information, phone 208-413-7313
Port Townsend and Jefferson County Quilcene Lions The Quilcene Lions Club will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Quilcene Community Center, 294952 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene. For more information, phone Harold Prather at 360-765-4008.
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The fun of questions is answering them Questions are like doors that lead to more knowledge on a subject, and they work both ways — for readers and for me. When a question is asked and the answer isn’t readily available, it means research on my part. I enjoy research. It’s also satisfying when an answer comes readily to mind. The variety of questions can be amazing, but some of the same ones are asked repeatedly: “Should we have robins at this time of the year?” That’s a familiar one, and the reason for it makes sense. Haven’t we always heard about the first robin of spring? The consensus over most of the country is that the robins migrate south for the winter. They do, but not in the Northwest. Yes, some of our robins move south, but others from up north, where there is plenty of snow and cold, consider this region “south.” We can have large flocks of robins show up in our yards in the winter. They travel together searching out sources of food. Robins do suffer when we get a hard winter with lots of snow. When worms and other insects are scarce, the least favorite berries disappear. Any winter apples that are still around also attract
Bird Watch robin flocks. “Do we Carson have true ravens in this area?” That’s another question that pops up from time to time. It also makes sense. The Northwest’s crow population is huge, and the birds vary in size from quite large to pretty small. The common crow can look as big as a raven — until you see a true raven. Historically, ravens in the Northwest have been observed in the mountains, mature forests and in open, less-populated areas. Now, they are being seen more often in places where crows once ruled. We appear to have a growing population of ravens, and that means some pretty upset and angry crows. When a raven flies overhead, the easiest way to identify it is by looking at the tip of the tail. A crow’s tail has a rounded end. The end of a raven’s tail is
Things to Do Today and Monday, Jan. 23-24, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End
an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360-452-2363, ext. 0.
Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics health clinic — 909 Georgiana St., noon to 5 PA Vintage Softball — p.m. Free for patients with no Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellow- insurance or access to health ship and recreation. Women 45 care. Appointments, phone and over and men 50 and over. 360-457-4431. Phone Gordon Gardner at 360Monday Musicale — Queen 452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360683-0141 for information of Angels Church, 109 W. 11th including time of day and loca- St. Noon. 360-457-4585. tion. First Step drop-in center 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 Lions Breakfast — All-youcan-eat. Crescent Bay Lions p.m. Free clothing and equipClubhouse, Holly Hill Road and ment closet, information and state Highway 112, 8:30 a.m. referrals, play area, emergency to 11 a.m. $6 adults, $3 for supplies, access to phones, computers, fax and copier. children. Phone 360-457-8355. Feiro Marine Life Center General discussion group — City Pier, noon to 4 p.m. — Port Angeles Senior Center, Admission by donation. Phone 328 E. Seventh St., 1:30 p.m. to 360-417-6254. 4 p.m. No specified topic. Open to public. Port Angeles Fine Arts The Answer for Youth — Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 Drop-in outreach center for p.m. Free. Show runs till March youth and young adults, providing essentials like clothes, food, 13. Phone 360-457-3532. Narcotics and Alcoholics AnonDance — Sons of Norway ymous meetings, etc. 711 E. Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., 6:30 p.m. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with 30 minutes of instruction, Mental health drop-in cenfollowed by folk and ballroom dance. $2 members, $3 non- ter — The Horizon Center, 205 members. Refreshments, 9 E. Fifth St. , 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorp.m. Phone 360-457-4081. ders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a Monday hot meal. For more information, Overeaters Anonymous — phone Rebecca Brown at 360St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 457-0431. 510 E. Park Ave., 9 a.m. Phone Senior meal — Nutrition 360-477-1858. program, Port Angeles Senior Walk-in vision clinic — Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Information for visually impaired 4:30 p.m. Donation of $3 to $5 and blind people, including per meal. Reservations recomaccessible technology display, mended. Phone 360-457library, Braille training and vari- 8921.
This is a common raven, part of what appears to be a growing population in the Pacific Northwest. wedge-shaped. It also has a large and heavy Roman-nosed bill.
a time. It’s more like several minutes, and even then, they only doze. “Where do gulls sleep at Deep sleep is dangerous when night — or do they?” you are a bird resting on the I’m sure they do sleep at night open water or perched on a roof — part of the time. or piling. They also sleep during the Gulls “catnap” and sleep with day. one eye open. They don’t turn in for hours at Questions from readers are
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Port Townsend Aero Museum — Jefferson County International Airport, 195 Airport Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger than 6. Features vintage aircraft and aviation art.
Port Townsend Marine Science Center — Fort Worden State Park. Natural history and marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for youth (6-17); free for science center members. Phone 360385-5582, e-mail info@ptmsc. org or visit www.ptmsc.org.
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SEQUIM — Sequim Arts is seeking artists in the Sequim area to include its studios in the “Artists Open Studio Tour 2011” during the Lavender Festival weekend, July 15-17. Applications may be
downloaded from Sequim Arts Website at sequimarts. org. The deadline for submission is March 1. For more information, phone Cynthia Thomas at 360-681-4240 or e-mail cynthia@MLCE.net.
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group — Trinity United Meth- ers Market — 9572 Rhody odist Church, 100 Blake Ave., 1 Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Phone Carolyn p.m. Lindley, 360-417-8554. Jefferson Trails Coalition German class — Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim work party — To plant spring Ave., 2 p.m. Phone 360-681- bulbs donated by Home Depot of Sequim. Meet at Cape 0226 or 360-417-0111. George Trailhead in Port Health clinic — Free medi- Townsend, 10 a.m. Bring plantcal services for uninsured or ing trowels, knee-pads, gloves. under-insured. Dungeness Val- Snacks will be provided. ley Health & Wellness Clinic, 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 Puget Sound Coast Artilp.m. Phone 360-582-0218. lery Museum — Fort Worden Women’s barbershop cho- State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. rus — Singers sought for Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for Grand Olympics Chorus of children 6 to 12, free for chilSweet Adelines. Sequim Bible dren 5 and younger. Exhibits Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., interpret the Harbor Defenses 6:30 p.m. Phone Wendy Foster of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360at 360-683-0141. 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ NAMI — For relatives and olypen.com. friends of people with mental health issues. Sequim ComJefferson County Historimunity Church, 950 N. Fifth cal Museum and shop — 540 Ave., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free. Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 360-582-1598. Admission: $4 for adults; $1 for Four C meeting — 7 p.m. children 3 to 12; free to historiBoys & Girls Club of the Olym- cal society members. Exhibits include “Jefferson County’s pic Peninsula, 400 W. Fir St. Maritime Heritage,” “James Swan and the Native AmeriPort Townsend and cans” and “The Chinese in Early Port Townsend.” Phone Jefferson County 360-385-1003 or visit www. jchsmuseum.org.
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Walk aerobics — First Baptist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 Soroptimist International a.m. Free. Phone 360-683of Sequim call for artists — 2114. For artwork to display at 14th Exercise classes — Sequim annual Gala Garden Show on March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit Community Church, 1000 N. flower- and/or garden-themed Fifth Ave. Cardio-step, 9 a.m. to works by March 31. Visit www. 10:15 a.m. Strength and toning sequimgardenshow.com for an class, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $5 a person. Phone Shelartist agreement and contract ley Haupt at 360-477-2409 or information. e-mail jhaupt6@wavecable. com. VFW breakfast — 169 E. Washington St., 9:30 a.m. to 1 Senior Singles — Hiking p.m. Cost: $5 a person. and a walk, 9 a.m. Phone 360797-1665 for location. Adult Scrabble — The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 1 Free blood pressure p.m. Phone 360-681-2619. screening — Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., 9 Trivia night — Oasis Sports a.m. to 11 a.m. Phone 360Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washing- 683-4803. ton St., 5:30 p.m. Phone 360582-3143. Sequim Duplicate Bridge — Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., noon. Phone 360-681Monday 4308, or partnership 360-683Soroptimist International 5635. of Sequim call for artists — Women’s weight loss supous magnification aids. Vision Port Angeles Toastmas- For artwork to display at 14th Loss Center, Armory Square ters Club 25 — Clallam Transit annual Gala Garden Show on port group — Dr. Leslie Van Mall, 228 W. First St., Suite N. Business Office, 830 W. Laurid- March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit Romer’s office, 415 N. Sequim Phone 360-457-1383 for an sen Blvd., 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. flower- and/or garden-themed Ave. appointment or visit www. Open to public. Phone Bill works by March 31. Visit www. Family Caregivers support visionlossservices.org/vision. Thomas at 360-460-4510 or sequimgardenshow.com for an Leilani Wood 360-683-2655. Guided walking tour — Bingo — Masonic Lodge, Historic downtown buildings,
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Sunday, January 23, 2011
Peninsula Daily News
Nixing nice Mom Is iron hand of Chinese parenting future for Americans raising their kids? By Judith Warner The New York Times
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Inside the Arthur D. Feiro Marine Life Center on City Pier in Port Angeles last fall, Deborah Moriarty, administrative and education coordinator, sprinkles some sediment onto a model of the Glines Canyon Dam and Lake Mills on the Elwha River.
Treasures: Groups want dibs on dam parts Continued from C1 Interpretative panels and artwork will complete that indoor exhibit this spring, Moriarty said. Planning for the outdoor exhibit also is expected to begin this spring. “We don’t even know when or if we will get the piece of equipment,” Moriarty said, adding that it was the only piece from the Elwha dam’s powerhouse that the center requested. “We had to choose something that was durable and be outside and that people wouldn’t bang into and hurt themselves,” she said.
Historical society The Clallam County Historical Society has asked for a few more pieces, but with an eye to size. “We don’t have the capacity to take these really huge items,” said Kathy Monds, historical society executive director. The historical society has requested a piece of the powerhouse panel, the old telephone booth at the Elwha Dam, various dials and gauges and some of the tools, such as
There was bound to be some push back. All the years of nurturance overload simply got to be too much. The breast-feeding through toddlerhood, nonstop baby wearing, co-sleeping, “Baby Mozart” cowatching; the peer pressure for never-ending singsongvoiced Mommy niceness, the ever-maddening chant of “good job!”; compulsory school “involvement” (that is, teacher-delegated busywork packaged as a way to Show Your Child You Care), the rapt attendance at each and every school performance, presentation, sporting event — the whole mishmash of modern, attuned, connected, concerned, self-esteem-building parenting. The reaction came in waves. There were expert warnings, with moralists claiming that all this looseygoosey lovey-dovey-ness was destroying the hierarchical fiber of the American family, and psychologists writing that all that selfesteem building was leading to epidemic levels of pathological ninnyishness in kids. Then there was a sort of quasi-hedonist revolt, cries of rebellion like Christie Mellor’s Three Martini Playdate, mother-toddler happy hours (post-pregnancy liberation from “What to Expect” sanctimony!) and take-the-kid-out-all-night hipster parenting. Then came “free range” parenting, an appellation with the added advantage of sounding both fresh and fancy, like a Whole Foods chicken; “simplicity parenting” (recession-era lack of cash dressed up as principled rejection of expensive lessons); and, eventually, a kind of edgy irritation with it all: a new stance of gettough no-nonsense, frequently called — with no small amount of pride — being a “bad” mother.
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Two vintage dials provide information on the power output of one of the generators in the Elwha Dam powerhouse. “incredibly huge wrenches,” Monds said. “We’ve requested a set of those.” By March, Monds expects to have one display case in the Museum at the Carnegie devoted to the dam construction. That may be expanded later with the items the group has requested. The expanded exhibit Monds has in mind would be a representative sample of the artifacts from the dam, illustrated with old photographs. At first, artifacts would be stored at the Lincoln Center, the historical society’s office at
933 W. Ninth St. in Port Angeles, until they are organized into an exhibit for the Carnegie at 207 S. Lincoln St. A big issue is how to get large pieces down to town — “how we would come in and haul the stuff out,” Monds said. “To me, it’s incredible how they got it in,” she said. “I don’t how they did it.”
Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb can be reached at 360417-3536 or at paul.gottlieb@ peninsuladailynews.com. Managing Editor/News Leah Leach can be reached at 360-417-3531 or leah.leach@ peninsuladailynews.com.
“Bad,” of course, is relative. “I’m such a bad mother” these days tends to be a boast, as in, “Can you believe that I just said, ‘Not now,’ to my 4-year-old?” The un-self-questioning 1960s-era mother — she of the cream-of-mushroom soup in a can — evokes wistful memories. “Surrendering to motherhood” is over; as a cautionary tale, this spring HBO is running a new miniseries of “Mildred Pierce,” a Todd Haynes remake of the 1945 Joan Crawford film, in which Kate Winslet will play a mother whose life is devoured by her attempts to meet the demands of her grasping, never-satisfied daughter. (“She gave her daughter everything,” the tag line for the trailer reads. “But everything was not enough.”)
iger Mother is the story of a woman who runs her daughters’ lives with an iron hand, breaking every rule of today’s right-thinking parenting The new toughness is only partly about saving Mom’s sanity. A bigger goal is producing tougher, more resilient and (of course) higher-performing kids.
Tiger Mother “You have to be hated sometimes by someone you love and who hopefully loves you,” writes Amy Chua in Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, a just-published parenting memoir that clearly aspires to become a battle plan for a new age of re-empowered, captain-ofthe-ship motherhood. Tiger Mother is the story of a woman who runs her daughters’ lives with an iron hand, breaking every rule of today’s right-thinking parenting (praise your kids, never compare them to one another, don’t threaten to burn all their stuffed animals if their piano practice is imperfect, don’t tell them they’re “garbage”), all in the guise of practicing Chinese parenting, which, in contrast to the flaccid, touchy-feely Western variety, stresses respect, self-discipline and, above all, results. Chua, who is ChineseAmerican and a Yale law professor, pushes her children to get straight A’s, forces them to spend hours each day practicing piano and violin. They are not allowed to pursue loser activities like playing the drums, “which leads to drugs,” she says, in a typical turn of phrase that may or may or may not be facetious. She refuses them play dates and sleepovers and TV and video games, and she demands unstinting obedience and devotion to family, all of which leads, unsurprisingly, to no small amount of crying, screaming and general tension. (“I don’t want this,” Chua says, in one particularly memorable moment, when her 4-year-old daughter, Lulu, gives her a birthday card that, the mother judges, couldn’t have taken “more than 20 seconds” to make. (“I want a better one — one that you’ve put some thought and effort into. . . . I deserve better than this. So I reject this.”)
Wide resonance? Despite the obvious limits of Chua’s appeal, her publisher is clearly banking on her message finding wide resonance among American moms worn out from trying to do everything right for kids who mimic Disney Channel-style disrespect for parents, spend
hours a day on Facebook, pick at their lovingly prepared food and generally won’t get with the program. The gimmick of selling a program of Chinese parenting is a great one for a time when all the talk is of Chinese ascendancy and American decline. (If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, kids; not for nothing does Chua make sure that her own children take the time to become fluent in Mandarin.) And there is true universality behind the message she’s honest enough to own: that she is terrified of “family decline,” that she fears that raising a “soft, entitled child” will let “my family fail.” Her deepest hope is that by insisting upon perfection from her children in all things, like violin playing, she will be able to achieve, in her words, control: “Over generational decline. Over birth order. Over one’s destiny. Over one’s children.” The terror of losing ground is the ultimate driving force in the middle- and upper-middle-class American family today, and however unique Chua’s elaboration of it (simply by marrying a Jew, and not a Chinese man, she worries that she is “letting down 4,000 years of civilization”), however obnoxious and over the top her attempts to cope, she is hardly alone in believing that, in her carefully considered ministrations, she will find the perfect alchemy that will allow her to inoculate her kids against personal and professional misfortune.
Parental control Through all the iterations of Mommy madness, “good” and “bad,” this article of faith always remains intact: that parents can have control. Developmental neuroscientists may talk of genes and as-yet-undiscoveredand-hence-uncontrollable environmental factors that affect the developing fetus, social scientists may talk of socioeconomic background and the predictive power of parents’ level of education — the rest of us keep hope alive that parental actions, each and every moment of each and every better-lived day, have the ultimate ability to shape a child’s life outcome. The notion that parental choices — for early-onset Suzuki or otherwise — have this uniquely determinative effect is, in light of current research, almost adorably quaint, akin to beliefs that cats must be kept out of a baby’s bedroom at night lest they climb into the crib and suck away the child’s breath. But it remains part and parcel of modern mother love.
Judith Warner is the author, most recently, of We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication. She wrote this article for The New York Times Magazine.
Liberal voice Olbermann leaves MSNBC By David Bauder
The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Keith Olbermann’s exit from MSNBC appeared abrupt to viewers of his show, but the talk-show host and his network were involved “in a relationship that’s been failing for a long time,” an NBC Universal executive said Saturday. Olbermann’s announcement at the end of Friday’s “Countdown” that it would be his last show quiets, at least for the moment, the most dominant liberal voice in a cable-television world where opinionated talk has been the most bankable trend over the past several years. As Olbermann read from a James Thurber short story during a three-minute exit statement Friday night, MSNBC simultaneously e-mailed a statement to reporters that the network
Keith Olbermann No more “Countdown” and host “have ended their contract.” Neither indicated a reason nor addressed whether Olbermann quit or was fired. But the NBC Universal executive characterized it as a mutual parting of the ways, with Olbermann taking the first step. The execu-
tive spoke on condition of trate on his MSNBC job. MSNBC spokesman anonymity because settlement talks were kept confi- Jeremy Gaines insisted Olbermann’s exit had nothdential. ing to do with the acquisition of parent company November dustup NBC Universal by Comcast, Olbermann was nearly which received regulatory fired in November but approval Tuesday. instead was suspended for two days without pay for Comcast not factor violating an NBC News policy by donating to three That deal marks the exit political campaigns, includ- of NBC Universal chief Jeff ing the congressional cam- Zucker, who saw Olberpaign of Arizona Rep. Gabri- mann’s value in turning elle Giffords. around a once-unprofitable He returned and apolo- network, despite headaches gized to his fans, but not the the mercurial personality network. sometimes caused his Last fall, Olbermann bosses. saw his role on NBC’s ‘SunOlbermann and his manday Night Football” elimi- ager did not immediately nated. respond to requests for comOlbermann, a former ment Saturday. sports anchor, had willingly One clue Olbermann worked six days a week to offered in his goodbye statebe involved with the highly ment was that he’d “been rated football telecast. told” that Friday was his NBC said he was last show. removed so he could concenBut Olbermann also said
that “there were many occasions, particularly in the last 2½ years, where all that surrounded the show — but never the show itself — was just too much for me. But your support and loyalty and, if I may use the word, insistence, ultimately required that I keep going. My gratitude to you is boundless.” “He did more than anybody to establish the credibility of progressive views through market-driven success,” said David Brock, founder and CEO of the left-wing media watchdog Media Matters for America. Olbermann’s show was also an incubator for leftwing talent on the air, he said. Two-thirds of MSNBC’s prime-time lineup, Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell, got their own shows after successfully subbing for Olbermann.
His show also gave platforms to bloggers like Josh Marshall and Markos Moulitsas, as well as his own organization and the Center for American Progress, Brock said. After Giffords was shot in the head Jan. 8, Olbermann came into the studio and took to the air on his day off with an emotional editorial saying politicians and talk-show personalities — including himself — need to swear off any kind of violent imagery so as not to incite anybody into acts like the Giffords shooting. He said Jan. 10 that he was ending his “Worst Person in the World” feature because some viewers took literally a feature that was “born in humor.” MSNBC is replacing Olbermann with O’Donnell and moving anchor Ed Schultz into the 10 p.m. time slot.
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Sunday, January 23, 2011
Mourners recall Shriver’s charity, idealism By Brett Zongker The Associated Press
POTOMAC, Md. — R. Sargent Shriver was always an optimist, pioneering the Peace Corps and running the War on Poverty during the turbulent 1960s — an idealist even as the running mate on a Democratic presidential ticket doomed for failure. At his funeral Mass on Saturday, mourners from philanthropist and musician Bono to Vice President Joe Biden to former President Bill Clinton honored a man who dedicated his life to serving others. The celebration was filled with songs, laughter and fond memories. “Fifty years ago, President Kennedy told us we should ask what we can do for our country,” Clinton said.
Generation understood “A whole generation of us understood what President Kennedy meant by looking at Sargent Shriver’s life.” Shriver, who died Tuesday at age 95, was affectionately known as “Sarge.” He grew up during the Great Depression, went to Yale on a scholarship and served in the Navy during World War II. Then, he fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy’s campaign promise by
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The casket is carried out after the wake for R. Sargent Shriver at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington on Friday. His funeral was Saturday. developing the Peace Corps into a lasting international force. “When he was starting the Peace Corps from scratch, many people thought he was naive and too idealistic, wanting to
send a bunch of young Americans abroad” to some of the poorest countries of the world, said his son, Mark Shriver. “Daddy saw people helping people.” Others were inspired to their own social activism.
“I was a student really of the Sarge way of doing things,” U2 frontman Bono told The Associated Press after singing at the service. Bono founded the Red Campaign with Shriver’s eldest son Bobby to fight AIDS in Africa. “It’s a rare combination of grace and strategy,” Bono said of Sargent Shriver. First lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey attended. Wyclef Jean played the piano and sang “All the Ends of the Earth” as guests — and even Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington — clapped along. Later, Vanessa Williams softly performed “Soon and Very Soon.” Bono and Glen Hansard, who starred in the movie “Once,” sang “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace.” One by one, many of Shriver’s 19 grandchildren read short remembrances about their grandfather, recalling his passion for helping people, his hugs and his love of baseball. Shriver’s youngest son, Anthony Shriver, welcomed guests before the Mass began, cracking jokes and honoring his father for always making people feel valued. Anthony Shriver recalled one of his last conversations with his father. He said his
Memorial for animal farm’s Beebes today Peninsula Daily News
SEQUIM — The couple who founded the Olympic Game Farm and died within two days of each other earlier this month will be eulogized at a public celebration of life reception today. S. Lloyd Beebe, the former Walt Disney Studios cinematographer who
raised animals for films such as Disney’s True Life Adventures series, died Jan. 6 at 94. His wife, Catherine Massey Beebe, who handled operations for the Olympic Game Farm that the couple grew out of the Disney animal holding compound in
the 1970s, died Jan. 8 at 88. The couple were married 71 years. Their family, friends and the Sequim community will gather at the Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. today. In the Dungeness Valley,
Death and Memorial Notice William Howard Huffman March 18, 1932 December 31, 2010 William Howard Huffman went home to be with his Lord on December 31, 2010, from congestive heart failure. He was the 11th child of Charley Oliver and Cora Athena Myers Huffman, who had traveled from St. Joseph, Missouri, by covered wagon in 1927 to Glenwood, Iowa, where Howard was born March 18, 1932. Moving to Milton-Freewater, Oregon, he graduated there and worked at Rogers Cannery. Howard worked at several flour mills in that area and became a manager at Centennial Flour Mill in Portland, Oregon.
Mr. Huffman He was an avid sportsman and loved to tell stories of his exploits while camping, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed to travel to many parts of the world. He is survived by his children, Stephen Howard, Becci (Tim) Inggul-
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“Everyone knew President Nixon was going to win re-election, unless he robbed a bank,” Clinton said, drawing laughs. Still, Shriver campaigned until the end, even when it was most difficult. “Sargent Shriver was going to go out with his head held high,” Clinton said. Biden credited Shriver for helping him win his own Senate seat in Delaware during a tough race that same year. A last-minute visit from Shriver put him over the top in a heavily Republican state at the time. “That’s when the sun rose for me,” Biden said. “He refused to allow pessimism to shape his thinking,” Biden said. “It wasn’t in his DNA.”
May 1, 1915 January 18, 2011 Frank Bonaccorso, 95, of Sequim passed away January 18, 2011, due to a stroke. He was born May 1, 1915, to Joseph Bonaccorso and Antonina LaBarbera in San Francisco, California. Frank married Mary Streva on November 9, 1947. Mary preceded Frank in death on August 9, 2006. Mr. Bonaccorso served in the Army from 1939 to 1945. He was part of Unit 12th Army Corps, 3rd Army, 974th Field Artillery. His notable service includes the Battle of the Bulge, Normandy Invasion, Rhineland, Ardennes
and Central Europe. Frank was employed as a plasterer in Granada Hills, Los Osos and Santa Maria, California, and Sequim. He belonged to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sequim, American Legion, and the Plasterers Union. Mr. Bonaccorso is survived by son, Frank Joseph Bonaccorso of Hilo, Hawaii; brother-inlaw and sister-in-law, Joe and Fran Streva of Sequim; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial officiated by Father Thomas Nathe will be held Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 121 East Maple Street, Sequim, with a reception to follow.
Ninety-five year old longtime Port Angeles resident, Eva Mae Lance Ritter, passed away on January 19, 2011, following complications from congestive heart failure. Eva was born to Charles (Gus) and Ada Mae Lance in Freewater, Oregon, on August 11, 1915. When she was gradeschool age, her family relocated to Port Angeles, where she spent most of her younger and adult life. On December 26, 1932, she married Henry C. Ritter. Henry was in the Coast Guard and assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Snohomish. In 1934, after his discharge from the Coast Guard, Henry, Eva and young son, Don, moved to his house in Cope, South Carolina. After South Carolina — with some time spent around Whitefish/Kalispell,
Mrs. Ritter Montana, en route — the family (by now four children) returned to the Port Angeles area, where a fifth child (Linda) was later born. Eva was a stay-athome mother, where her primary focus was caring for the family. She later demonstrated the same love and affection for her grandchildren. During her retirement years, prior to Henry passing on August 9, 1999, she enjoyed traveling with their camp trailer.
Eva was an avid baseball fan and her favorite team was the Seattle Mariners. She loved bowling and bowled in various women’s leagues. Reading, crossword puzzles, flower gardening and walking also occupied much of her time. Eva is survived by a younger brother, Eugene Lance of Tooele, Utah; son, Don (Pat) Ritter of Olympia, Washington; and daughters Louise Dryke, Petie (Gary) Marler and Carol Doyle. In addition to many nieces and nephews, she also leaves 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and three greatgreat-grandchildren. Husband, Henry; daughter, Linda McDonald; sister, Mildred Stratton; and brothers, Dale Lance and Don (Whitey) Lance preceded her in death. Services to be held January 29, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, 260 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. www.drennanford.com
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that he loves you.” Sargent Shriver was former Sen. George McGovern’s running mate in the 1972 presidential election, but the Democrats lost in a landslide to President Richard M. Nixon. Clinton recalled that difficult campaign he worked on, and knowing the McGovern-Shriver ticket would lose.
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den of Portland, Oregon, and Angela (Joel) Ashland of Battle Ground, Washington; stepsons Carl and Mark Bennette of Portland, Oregon; and sisters Dorothy (Spiro) Vrachnis of California, Thelma (Vern) Draper and Ruth Faucett of Oregon. He had many nieces and nephews, six grandchildren, eight greatgrandchildren, and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Other survivors are his wife of 16 years, Lavonne Olive Boyd Huffman of Port Angeles; and stepchildren Lynette Ensor and Londi (Richard) Fraser of Juneau, Alaska, Bruce (Andrea) Ensor of Tacoma, Washington, Corlene (Daniel) Myers and Lesa (Jim) Fairchild of Port Angeles. As he requested there will be no services.
Lloyd was instrumental in being an adviser to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and sate Department of Fish and Wildlife and others in wildlife conservation, rehabilitation and animal housing facility design, the couple’s grandson, Bob Beebe, who now manages the game farm, said in a written eulogy earlier this month. Catherine was the consummate businesswoman, socialite and homemaker who somehow made everything so seamless and effortless to all who knew her — a true force of nature, Bob Beebe said. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sequim Food Bank or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
father told him: “You tell Cardinal Wuerl to make Eunice a saint!” The crowd erupted in laughter. Shriver’s late wife was Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Tim Shriver — now chairman and CEO of the Special Olympics — said his father never coddled the children but “coached us to pursue those big, big ideas.” Tim Shriver encouraged others to see the world the way his father did: “I hope you, too, will carry a little Sarge in you.” Sargent Shriver was a businessman and lawyer descended from a prominent Maryland family. He had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease for the past eight years. His wife died in 2009 at age 88. Shriver was buried later Saturday alongside his wife at a cemetery in Barnstable, Mass. Earlier in Maryland, Mark Shriver recalled some of his father’s final years. “Alzheimer’s robs you of so much. In Dad’s case, it stripped him to the core,” he said. Still, he “would shake your hand and smile, look you in the eye and tell you you were the greatest and
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Victoria Express sets runs during MV Coho midwinter break It’s midwinter “vacation” time for the venerable MV Coho car-passenger ferry. The passenger ferry Victoria Express will again step in to maintain a weekend link between Port Angeles and Victoria during the Coho’s two-week break. Today’s Coho round trip — departing Port Angeles at 8:20 a.m. and Victoria at 10:30 a.m. — will be the last for the 51-year-old ferry before it is taken to a shipyard in Seattle for its annual maintenance in dry dock. While it’s gone, the Victoria Express will provide Friday and weekend foot-passenger service to and from Victoria. Victoria Express will depart Port Angeles at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 28-30 and Feb. 4-6, leaving Victoria at 4 p.m. on those days. Fares for the 55-minute crossing are $25 U.S. per person one way or $50 round trip. Boarding in Port Angeles is from The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., just east of the Coho terminal. The terminal used in Victoria by Victoria Express is at 254 Belleville St., just west of the Black Ball terminal used by the Coho. Passports or other approved travel documents are always required for crossing the international border. Details are at www.victoriaexpress.com or www.cohoferry.com. In addition to the customary annual maintenance below decks, the Coho this year is getting a cafeteria remodeling. New cafeteria seating will be installed during the two-week break — which ends when the Coho departs from its Port Angeles dock on Feb. 8 at 8:20 a.m. to resume its year-round trips to and from Victoria. Starting Feb. 8, the cafeteria, onboard duty free and gift shops will offer a larger selection of products thanks to storage facility enhancements at the Port Angeles dock, a Black Ball Ferry Line spokesperson said. Reservations for passage on the Victoria Express for the special weekend service are not mandatory but are suggested. Phone 360-452-8088 or visit www.victoriaexpress.com. The only way to get cars and other motor vehicles to Vancouver Island during the two weeks the Coho is on hiatus is by driving to Tsawwassen, B.C., south of Vancouver, and driving aboard a British Columbia ferry to Swartz Bay, about 15 miles north of Victoria. Peninsula Daily News
A transient killer whale faces off against a larger gray whale off the coast of Alaska.
Why they call orcas killer whales Study uncovers how they feast on grays By Judith Lavoie
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VICTORIA — A close-knit group of transient killer whales are killing and eating almost onethird of eastern Pacific gray whale calves born each year, a new four-year study has found. The research, by a team of Canadian and U.S scientists, also found that the killer whales are storing the carcasses of gray whales in relatively shallow water and returning to feed for several days. It is the first time such food-storing behavior has been documented. The killer whales congregate around Unimak Island, Alaska, and for about one month during the gray whale migration eat gray whale calves and yearlings almost exclusively — even though the adult grays are much larger than killer whales and calves are almost as large as the predators — said Lance Barrett-Lennard, Vancouver (B.C.) Aquarium research scientist, one of the study’s authors. “The killer whales use a bunch of techniques to separate [gray whale] mothers from the calves,” he said.
$ Briefly . . . Forks mayor to field queries from chamber FORKS — Mayor Bryon Monohon makes a return trip to the Forks Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon to field questions from the audience on Wednesday. The mayor delivered his State of the City address Jan. 12, but there was insufficient time for questions and answers. Monohon Monohon just began his second year as mayor after replacing Nedra Reed, who did not seek re-election in 2009. Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce meeting, open to the public, starts with no-host lunch at noon at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave. Lunch costs $8; a bowl of soup; $4.75; and a cup of soup, $4. Phone Marcia Bingham, chamber director, at 360-3742531 for further information.
Wood school talk PORT TOWNSEND — The executive director of the Port Townsend School of Woodworking will talk about historic preservation training at Fort Worden State Park during this week’s Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting on Monday., Tim Lawson, founder of the woodworking school on the Fort Worden grounds, will be joined by park manager Kate Burke to Lawson describe the Historic Preservation Training Program envisioned as part of the state park’s future, which has been discussed at the chamber’s luncheons this month. A lengthy discription of the program, including course offerings, appears at http://tinyurl. com/ptpreserve. Open to the public, Monday’s luncheon of the Jefferson County chamber, combining former chamber organizations in Port Townsend, Port Ludlow and the Tri-Area, begins at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. Lunch costs $12 for a full meal, $9 for soup and salad or $5 for dessert and beverage.
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“The mothers will often defend their calves and, if the mother is very aggressive, the killer whales will give up. “The very pugnacious females seem to rule,” he said. It is difficult to watch as the gray females try to get the calf to shallow water and or try rolling over, nestling the calf in their flippers or on top of them, Barrett-Lennard said.
‘Battle to the death’ “It’s a real battle to the death and, if the female releases the calf it’s very one-sided and they kill it very quickly by grabbing it by the snout or the pectoral flipper and pulling it under until it drowns,” Barrett-Lennard said. Transient killer whales have previously been seen killing gray whales in Monterey Bay, Calif., and off the west coast of Vancouver Island, but not in the organized fashion or in the quantities documented in the study. Gray whales have rebounded from human overhunting and their number is now believed to be between 18,000 and 20,000, so the predation is not likely to adversely affect populations, Barrett-Lennard said. Turn
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5:39 PM EST SEQUIM — Business entreNOTE: Figures market fluctuations preneur and reflect Sequim-Dungeness after close; may not match other AP content Valley Chamber of Commerce board member Bill Thomas will deliver a talk, “Think Inside the Box,” at the chamber’s luncheon meeting on Tuesday. <AP> MARKET BRIEF 012111: Chart Thomas shows daily market figures for Dow, S&P, will be joined Russell 2000 and Nasdaq, along with by his “sideNYSE and Nasdaq diary; stand-alone; 1c Eegor, 47mm x 114 mm; ETA 6 xkick,” 4 1/2 inches; in his presenp.m. </AP> tation. He is a former Sequim mayor and chamber Thomas president. The chamber luncheon will start at noon at SunLand Golf and Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, in the SunLand area of Sequim. Reservations for lunch, which costs $15, closed Friday, but seats for audience members who aren’t having lunch are available. Phone 360-683-6197 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Apprentice program PORT ANGELES — An apprenticeship program for high school students through the state Department of Labor and Industries will be described to the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce at its weekly luncheon on Monday. Turn
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LOS ANGELES — While lawmakers have been banning drivers from texting or using cellphones, many motorists are riding around with another danger: their pets. Experts say an unrestrained dog or other pet — whether curled up on a lap, hanging out the window or resting its paws on the steering wheel — can be deadly. Tens of thousands of car accidents are believed caused every year by unrestrained pets, though no one has solid numbers. “An unrestrained pet can be hugely distracting — if he is seeking your attention, putting his face right in front of yours, starts chewing up the upholstery or is vomiting because he is carsick,” said Katherine Miller, director of applied science and research for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
The issue is drawing attention in some statehouses. Hawaii is the only state that forbids drivers from operating a vehicle with a pet on their lap. But Oregon lawmakers are considering fining drivers who hold their pets behind the wheel. And some cities are taking action. A few states have distracteddriving laws that could apply to holding an animal, but they don’t specifically mention animals in the law. Washington state has no such law.
Many distractions In 2009, 5,474 people were killed and 448,000 injured in crashes caused by distracted drivers in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Cell phones were the top distraction, the cause of 18 percent of
Keeping Fido away from the wheel the deaths and 5 percent of injury crashes. The agency does not track accidents caused by pets, but said they are counted among other distractions such as disruptive passengers, misbehaving children or drivers who attempt to put on makeup or read. Author Stephen King suffered several broken bones and a collapsed lung in 1999 when he was hit by a driver who claimed he was distracted by his dog. In a crash, an unrestrained pet can turn into a deadly projectile or get crushed by a driver or passenger who is thrown forward by the collision. Good pet owners will use a harness or carrier and secure their pets in the middle of the back seat, said Miller of the ASPCA. That keeps dogs and other pets from getting hurt or bouncing around and hurting others. Turn
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$ Briefly . . . Continued from D1 She is expected to describe the program in which classroom studies are combined with on-thejob training supervised by a trade professional. Additional information about L&I’s program is at http://tinyurl.com/ 4e8pmcr. Open to the public, Monday’s chamber lunch eon begins at noon in the Port Angeles CrabHouse Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St. Luncheon tickets are $13 and can be purchased from the meeting room cashier.
Chamber installs CLALLAM BAY — The Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce last week installed new officers and board members for 2011 and presented its annual awards: n President — Patti Adler n Vice president — Patricia HutsonEnglish. n Trea- Adler surer — Bill Drath. n Secretary — Carol Schultz n E-Secretary — Ali Baker n At large board members — Donalynn Olsen and Linda Palumbo. n Member of the Year — Patricia Hutson-English n Business of the Year — Chito Beach Resort. n Town Beautification Award — Visitor Center, with special recognition to Karin Ashton.
■ Monday: Clallam County Economic Development Council Executive Director Linda Mattea Rotmark. ■ Tuesday: Author Gary W. Moore discusses his book, Hey Buddy: In Pursuit of Buddy Holly, My New Buddy John, and My Lost Decade of Music. In a separate segment, author Patrick O’Donnell on his book, They Dared Return: The True Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines In Nazi Germany. ■ Wednesday: Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Russ Veneema. ■ Thursday: Linda Klinefelter, advocacy representative for the Port Angeles Relay for Life. In a separate segment, Phil Kuchler and Rob Onnen discuss the gold and silver market. ■ Friday: Grammy Award-winning singer/ songwriter Kathy Mattea.
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EDC to hear from state economist The Clallam County Economic Development Council will host its annual recognition dinner and officer installation on Friday. The event will be held in Club Seven at 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 U.S. Highway 101. Speaking to the event will be Arum Raha, the state’s chief economist and executive director of the state’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. The evening starts at 5 p.m. with Raha a no-host bar. A buffet dinner including coffee, tea or soft drink begins at 6 p.m. Raha will speak at 6:45 p.m. The 2011 EDC board officers and new directors will be installed at 7:45 p.m., followed by presentation of the Olympic Leader award for 2010. The award recognizes a business or business leader that has had a significant impact on the economic growth and stability of Clallam County. Tickets are $35. Reservations should be made no later than Monday. To make reservations, for more information or to make payment by credit card, phone the EDC at 360-457-7793, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Checks should be made out to Clallam EDC and mailed to the EDC at P.O. Box 1085, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Inspired by the fitness reality television show this week. All merchants who pay New business “The Biggest Loser,” JubiThey include “Puppy’s a special downtown city tax SEQUIM — Shop & assessment are members of Head Start,” “Pet Dog Man- lant Nutrition, 124 E. Fifth St., is launching a 12-week Play Olympic Peninsula ners,” “Middle Managethe association. has opened at 1304 Heath ment” (for “puppy puberty” weight-loss program offerThe meeting begins at Road. the Elks Naval Lodge, 131 issues) and “Stepping Out.” ing tips on nutrition and For a complete schedule exercise paired with comThe new business sets E. 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Booth management tions of the annual Excel- organizations and other Jubilant Nutrition will lence in Design awards, groups for free. PORT ANGELES — work with each individual Partner Award and Spirit Tax savings “Our commissioners North Peninsula Building to find the best plan. encourage us to get out and OLYMPIA — Employers Association will host a free Award. For more information, Cost is $14. talk openly about the in Washington will save an training workshop on trade phone Jubilant Nutrition RSVPs are requested by issues with customers, and at 360-452-5575. estimated $43 million in show booth management at Monday to the PADA office, this is one way we can federal taxes in 2010 7 p.m. Tuesday. meet that objective,” said because they hired hard-toThe association is hold- 360-457-9614. Social media PUD General Manager place job seekers, the state ing its Building, RemodelPORT ANGELES — Social Security talk Doug Nass. Employment Security ing and Energy Expo in PUD speakers are avail- Peninsula College instrucDepartment said. Sequim on March 12 and PORT TOWNSEND — tor Renne Emiko Brockable to talk about renewThe work opportunity 13. Anyone exhibiting at Bill Bowland will discuss Richmond will teach sepaable energy; rates; energy tax credit provides up to the expo or at any trade the ins and outs of Social efficiency and conservation; rate “social media” work$2,400 in tax savings per show is welcome to attend Security at Port shops for businesses on Clallam PUD’s history; worker to businesses that the workshop. Townsend’s Castle Hill using Twitter, Facebook electrical safety; and outhire veterans, the disabled, The workshop will be branch of First Federal, and how to best use a webage preparation. ex-inmates, food-stamp held in the association’s 1321 Sims Way, at 6 p.m. site to deliver a business’s A list of topics and a recipients and those who conference room located at Thursday. messages. form to use to request a receive supplemental secuTopics that will be covthe Midway Business CenThe speaker are available at rity income. ered include how benefits ter, 3430 E. U.S. Highway Twitter Under the tax-credit are calculated, understand- www.clallampud.net. Or 101. workshop phone the PUD at 360-452program, employees must ing your Social Security The center is located in will be 9771. work a minimum of 400 statement, how much of front of the old Walmart offered at hours during the first year your benefits are taxable building. 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Immigration raid ELLENSBURG — Hispanic residents tearfully looked on as friends and relatives appeared in court following an immigration raid. The raid in Ellensburg resulted in 14 criminal arrests — 13 of them women — on charges of using false documents or falsely claiming U.S. citizenship. One person was charged with re-entry into the U.S. after deportation. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said 16 others are being held on immigration violations at a detention center. In a statement, ICE officials said the investigation centered on the manufacture and purchase of counterfeit identity and employment documents, though none of those arrested faced charges to that effect on Friday.
Bank drops arena SEATTLE — Seattle’s KeyArena is getting a new name. Seattle Center announced Friday that KeyBank declined to renew its naming rights for the home of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. The facility, which also hosts concerts and other events, has been known as KeyArena for 15 years, during most of which the NBA Seattle SuperSonics played in it until the franchise moved to Oklahoma City. Seattle Center officials are discussing naming rights with other organizations, and they said the arena will keep its name until a new sponsor is chosen.
Nation/World GE up 52 percent NEW YORK — General Electric Co. said Friday that fourth-quarter net income increased 52 percent as the company made more money in both its lending and industrial businesses. The lending arm, GE Capital, drove the company’s results in the final three months of 2010 as it dealt with fewer loan defaults. Risky loans hammered the company during the financial crisis, forcing GE to book huge writedowns. Industrial sales also rose during the fourth quarter and orders for equipment, an indication of future business, jumped 20 percent. The results show that rising energy and raw material costs so far haven’t cooled off global demand for consumer products. Turn
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Sunday, January 23, 2011
Love affair with fireplace cooling? Smoke pollution stirs worry By Christina Lewis The New York Times
NEW YORK — Hard as it may be to believe, the fireplace — long considered a trophy in homes — is acquiring a social stigma. Among those who aspire to be environmentally responsible, it is joining the ranks of bottled water and big houses. “The smoke from a fire smells very nice,” said Diane Bailey, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council in San Francisco. “But it can cause a lot of harm.” The tiny particles, she said, “can cause inflammation and illness, and can cross into the bloodstream, triggering heart attacks” as well as worsening other conditions. Or as Starre Vartan, a 33-year-old blogger who goes by the name Eco-Chick, put it: “Any time you are burning wood or cow dung, you’ll be creating pollution. “It’s like junk food: if you do it once a month, then who cares? “But if it’s something you do every day, it’s important that you mitigate it somehow. It’s a hazard.” Not surprisingly, the green community has been sounding the alarm for some time. For the last several years, TheDailyGreen.com, an online magazine, has advocated replacing all wood-burning fireplaces with electric ones. An article published in September by Shireen Qudosi, entitled “Breathe Easier With a Cleaner Fireplace,” argued that there is no such thing as an environmentally responsible fire. “Switching out one type of wood for another is still use of a natural resource that otherwise could have been spared,” Qudosi wrote. And last fall, an article on the Web site Green Blizzard.com, “Cozy Winter Fires — Carbon Impact,” called wood-burning fires “a direct pollutant to you, your family and your community.”
Air pollution issues Organizations like the American Lung Association are issuing warnings as well. The group recommends that consumers avoid wood fires altogether, citing research that names wood stoves and fireplaces as major contributors to particulate-matter air pollution in much of the United States. Wood smoke contains some of the same particulates as cigarette smoke, said Dr. Norman H. Edelman, the chief medical officer for the American Lung Association, as well as known carcinogens like aldehydes It has also been linked to respiratory problems in young children. “We now know from lots of studies that wood smoke is very, very irritating,” Edelman said. “It contains a lot of irritating gases and it also contains damaging particulate matter. “It’s probably not good for anybody, and it’s especially bad for anybody who has a chronic respiratory problem.” So the association strongly advises people not to use the traditional fireplace, he said. Growing concerns about
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Chrysler debates future of its minivan models The Associated Press
Many cities across the nation are putting restrictions on the construction and use of wood-burning fireplaces. the air pollution and health problems caused by smoke from wood fires are prompting a number of areas across the country to pass laws regulating them. “A lot of municipalities are taking action,” said Bailey, adding that the weatherbased measures called burn bans are perhaps the most widespread restriction.
Local restrictions When the weather is cold and the air is still, or pollution is high, the Bay Area in California, Puget Sound, Wash., Denver and Albuquerque are among the places with restrictions on residential wood-burning. These measures can be mandatory or voluntary, and can become more restrictive as air quality declines. So far, most of the woodburning regulations tend to be out West. n Idaho offers tax incentives to people who replace uncertified wood stoves with “greener” ones. n San Joaquin County in California forbids selling a home unless its wood stove is replaced with one certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. n Palo Alto and other municipalities in California prohibit wood-burning fireplaces or stoves in new construction. Perhaps not coincidentally, sales of wood-burning appliances dropped to 235,000 in 2009 from 800,000 in 1999, according to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association. And the Brick Industry Association, which promotes brick construction, reports that roughly 35,000 masonry fireplaces were installed in the United States in 2009, compared to 80,000 in 2005.
Infrequent use Certainly those numbers reflect the economic slowdown, but they may also be affected by growing ambivalence to wood fires. In any case, most fireplaces are used far too infrequently to cause any real damage to the environment, said Stephen Sears, the vice president of marketing and member services for the Brick Industry Association, voicing an opinion shared by some. In the East, he wrote in an e-mail, air pollution is at its worst in the summer, and in the West the regulations are an overreaction: “Because it is not realistic to test each unique masonry fireplace in a laboratory” to evaluate its emissions, he noted, “it is easier for some municipalities to arbitrarily limit” the use of all wood-burning fireplaces. Karen Soucy, an associate publisher at a nonprofit
For those who still want to build a fire, there are several ways to make it more environmentally friendly, experts say, including using an energy-efficient wood or pellet stove certified by the EPA or retrofitting a fireplace with an insert (a device, usually made of iron or steel, that fits into the mouth of a fireplace and enables it to heat more efficiently). Sally Treadwell, a 51-year-old public relations executive in Boone, N.C., said nothing makes her happier than building a fire on a cold winter night.
Ford minivan That’s a similar strategy to Ford Motor Co., which released a new small minivan at the Detroit auto show. The company’s seven-seat C-Max minivan is built on the frame of a Ford Focus small car. The van will go on sale at the end of this year. Hybrid and electric versions will follow. Now, only minivans can be built off Chrysler’s minivan frame. Chrysler also plans a hybrid minivan by 2013, Marchionne said. Chrysler controls about a third of the U.S. minivan market, but rivals are nipping at its heels. The Chrysler Town and Country was the top-selling minivan in the U.S. last year, with sales of 112,275, or about 4,000 more than the Honda Odyssey. Chrysler said the 2011 versions of its minivans have a new V-6 engine with improved fuel economy.
Two new drugs offer hope against hepatitis C The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — There’s new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C — even though most who have the simmering infection don’t know it yet. Surprisingly, two-thirds of hepatitis C sufferers are thought to be baby boomers who’ve harbored since their Seasoned wood younger, perhaps wilder, When she does build a years a virus that can take fire, she uses only seasoned two or three decades to do its dry wood. damage. According to the EPA’s What could be a treatWeb site, it burns hotter and releases less smoke. And the firewood for sale at the corner deli — or even the wood supplied by a delivery service — might The Associated Press not be seasoned, even if it is Here some interviewing advertised as such, said tips to guarantee you won’t David R. Brown, a public get a job: health toxicologist in ConAnswer a phone call or necticut. text during the interview, To ensure that the wood wear a T-shirt and flip-flops is dry, he added, it should be stored for at least six months — and appear disinterested. Those actions were the before being burned. top three mistakes that There is also the firebuilding technique to con- employers said job candidates made during intersider. Most people don’t realize views, according to a new that the fire should be kept CareerBuilder survey. Seventy-one percent of hot (with high, visible flames) for the first 20 min- hiring managers surveyed utes, Brown said, so that the said answering a phone/texchimney will heat up and ting was the most common mistake made in job interthe smoke will disperse. Otherwise, the smoke views; 69 percent said that tends to drift into the house, dressing inappropriately causing an increased health and appearing disinterested hazard. were the next most common.
ment revolution is spurring the government to consider if it’s time to start screening aging baby boomers for hepatitis C, just like they get various cancer checks. “We’re entering a whole new era of therapy,” says Dr. John Ward, hepatitis chief at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We really want to begin that clarion call for action for this population who’s at risk.” Today’s two-drug treatment for hepatitis C cures only about 40 percent of people with the most common variety of the virus, and causes some grueling side effects.
Now major studies show that adding a new drug — either Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ telaprevir or Merck & Co.’s boceprevir — can boost those cure rates as high as 75 percent. They also allow some people to cut treatment time in half, to six months, thus lessening how long they must deal with those side effects. If the Food and Drug Administration approves the drugs — a decision widely expected this summer — they would be the first that work by directly targeting the hepatitis C virus.
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environmental magazine, isn’t swayed by that argument. She refuses to enter a home where wood has been burned, even infrequently. Soucy, 46, blames fumes from a wood fire for sending her to the emergency room 25 years ago with a severe asthma attack. She had been staying at a friend’s house in Stowe, Vt., for about a day, she said, when her lungs seized up. She was taken to a hospital in an ambulance, and got two shots of adrenalin; the doctors blamed her friend’s cat. “It was only later, working with a team of allergy doctors and pulmonologists, did we determine the culprit to be the wood-burning fumes from the various fireplaces,” Soucy said.
WINDSOR, Ontario — Chrysler is debating the future of its minivans even as it starts making the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country this month. “We need to completely rethink the minivan,” CEO Sergio Marchionne said Tuesday at the Canadian plant where Chrysler’s minivans are made. “We need to retain all its functionality but make it much more versatile.” Marchionne said that could mean new products that can still carry a lot of people but won’t look like traditional minivans. A team within the company is also studying whether to continue both the Town and Country, which is more upscale and starts at $30,000, or the Grand Caravan, which is about $7,000 cheaper. Both are made on the same frame. At the recent Detroit auto show, Marchionne said offering both minivans in Chrysler dealerships is confusing to customers. Marchionne said Chrysler Group LLC is developing a new frame that can be used for minivans or other kinds of vehicles and will come out in
2013 or 2014. That will allow the company to build smaller minivans, crossovers, or cars depending on what buyers want.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Gasoline prices up 9% in less than 2 months Peninsula Daily News and The Associated Press
Gasoline prices have risen nearly 9 percent since Dec. 1 — and went up another three cents last week to average $3.27 a gallon for regular unleaded on Saturday across the North Olympic Peninsula. That’s the highest price since October 2008 and above the statewide average of $3.25, according to the AAA auto club. The national average for regular gasoline was about $3.12 a gallon on Friday, AAA said. Crude oil prices hovered at more than $90 per barrel for the second week in a row on demand for heating oil, due to the northern hemisphere’s bitterly cold winter. Oil prices have also risen on the falling value of the dollar, which weakened against 10 of its most-
traded foreign counterparts last week. That has meant people who trade in foreign currencies can buy more oil for the same amount because oil is priced in dollars on the world market. The price may rise or fall a little over the next few months, but analysts expect it to range between $3.20 and $3.75 gallon by March and April ahead of the summer driving season.
Winter dropoff Americans typically drive less in the winter. Demand is about 1 percentage point higher than a year ago but remains weaker than the historical average, said energy analyst Jim Ritterbusch. The nation’s gasoline supplies remain above the five-year average.
Over the next couple of months, refineries will conduct regular maintenance to prepare for the changeover to summer driving mixes. That could affect supplies, but gas prices should remain steady to a few cents more, according to oil analyst Tom Kloza of Oil Price Information Service. By spring Kloza expects the average price to rise to between $3.50 and $3.75 a gallon. Ritterbusch expects $3.20 to $3.25 a gallon by Memorial Day. For every penny the price at the pump increases, it costs consumers overall an additional $4 million, according to Cameron Hanover analyst Peter Beutel. If the price goes up a dime a gallon, consumers pay $40 million more each day for that increase.
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“I had speculated that another way would be to drive [the prey] into shallow areas, but we hadn’t previously seen any evidence of that.”. The researchers found the killer whales would kill grays in depths of 32 to 65 feet and would then leave for 24 hours or more before returning to feed again. Scientists found they could identify the site of the stored carcass because it would leach droplets of oil, which leave a sheen on the surface of the water, Barrett-Lennard said.
It is possible other groups of transients are practicing similar behavior, but this group appears isolated and distinct, and have characteristic welts on their bodies, he said. The discovery that killer whales are storing the carcasses was unexpected, Barrett-Lennard said. Usually, if they kill in deep water, they have only a short time to eat before the carcass drops to the bottom of the ocean, and killer whales are not deep divers. “Sometimes they hold up Bears eat, too the carcass and get a few more feedings out of it, but A spinoff discovery was it’s very hard work,” Bar- that killer whale predation also provides food for Alasrett-Lennard said.
Continued from D2 hardest-hit U.S. banks during the Facebook likes credit criNEW YORK — Facesis, and book said Friday it has received a raised $1 billion from non$45 billion U.S. investors, which comgovernbined with an infusion kan brown bears and ment bail- Pandit from Goldman Sachs and sleeper sharks, and the popout. Russia’s Digital Sky Techulations of both are Pandit in 2009 pledged nologies in December, extremely healthy around to take a $1 salary until brings the haul from its Unimak Island. the troubled bank latest round of funding to “Scraps of gray whale returned to profitability. $1.5 billion. wash ashore and the bears The government sold off The investments value the last of its stake in the are on it in a flash,” Barrettthe social networking site bank in December for a Lennard said. at $50 billion, more than profit of $12 billion. On one occasion, a whale the current market values carcass floated ashore and of Yahoo Inc. or eBay Inc., Greece improving 19 brown bears immedibut below those of Amaately gathered around it, he LONDON — Bailedzon.com Inc. and Google said. out Greece is doing better Inc. The research also shows than anticipated in getFacebook did not say the very specific tastes of ting a handle on its debt Friday how it plans to different groups of killer problems but could still spend the $1.5 billion. whales, Barrett-Lennard face another potentially As anticipated, Facebook also said it will start damaging downgrade if said. the economy doesn’t start filing public financial Resident killer whales reports by April 30, 2012. growing again this year, a like chinook salmon, and a While that doesn’t techni- leading credit ratings recent study found offshore cally mean an initial pub- agency said Friday. killer whales like to eat Greece is on course to lic stock offering, that is sleeper sharks. having reduced its budget the most likely outcome deficit by a massive 6 because Facebook will have to make many of the percentage points of GDP last year to 9 percent at a same disclosures of a time when the economy publicly traded company has contracted a further anyway. 4 percent. fornia in 2008, but Gov. The country was Germans buoyed Arnold Schwarzenegger bailed out to the tune of BERLIN — German refused to sign it, saying it 110 billion euros ($148 business confidence has was not a high priority. billion) last May by its risen to a new two-decade Bill Pace, the former partners in the European high, exceeding expectaassemblyman who introUnion and the Internations as an increasingly duced the failed bill, said he tional Monetary Fund as broad-based recovery in frequently sees drivers with its borrowing costs in the Europe’s biggest economy “animals up in their face, in markets surged to unsusshows no signs of slacking, their lap and on the steertainably high levels, a closely watched survey ing wheel . . . effectively preventing it showed Friday. 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The country has Elected officials “can’t rise to 109.9. been crippled by strikes as have a law to outlaw every The German economy workers protest against bad driver behavior,” he rebounded strongly in the austerity measures, said. 2010, growing by 3.6 perbut so far the government “You go after the big cent as a recovering global has managed to deliver on ones.” economy fueled a surge in its program. He also said the problem exports — a traditional is underreported because German strength — and French convictions the only way to know a pet domestic demand showed PARIS — A French was at fault is if the driver signs of improvement. court, in a surprise ruling, says so. Friday convicted and Education about pet CEO gets big raise on fined Warner Music Group restraints will have to come NEW YORK — Citichairman and CEO Edgar from pet owners, veterinargroup Inc. is giving its Bronfman Jr. for insider ians, animal-welfare agenCEO a big raise. trading and former highcies and insurance compaThe New York-based flying Vivendi CEO Jeannies, he added. bank is lifting Vikram Marie Messier for misusAnd that could take Pandit’s base salary to ing company funds and years, just as it took a long $1.75 million from just $1 misleading investors. time to get people to wear a year effective immediBronfseat belts. ately, according to a filing man, a forFor pet owners, Footh with the Securities and mer execusaid, the answer is easy. 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Oscar’s an early bird Nominees for this year’s Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday at the ungodly hour of 5:30 a.m. Last year’s supporting-actress winner Mo’Nique will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Tom Sherak to announce the Oscar nominees. The E! channel usually televises the nominations. The Oscars will be awarded Sunday, Feb. 27. They will be televised on ABC-TV with red-carpet coverage beginning at 3:30 p.m. and the ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. Peninsula Daily News tions came despite prosecutor Chantal de Leiris’ recommendations that the two men and other exVivendi executives be cleared of all charges for lack of evidence that they duped investors. Bronfman and Messier said they would appeal the verdict, which deals a blow to the two men once considered masterminds of massive mergers in the media and telecommunications sectors.
Stronger ties urged NEW YORK — Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar is urging a stronger trade relationship between the U.S. and China on the heels of the Chinese president’s visit to the U.S. The Peoria, Ill., company, the world’s largest maker of construction and mining equipment, said Friday it inked a memorandum of understanding as part of the U.S.-China Trade and Economic Forum that it hopes will support greater U.S. exports from Caterpillar in the future. China is already one of the largest export markets for Caterpillar products, with more than $2 billion in products delivered there in the last five years. Caterpillar has more than 7,700 employees across China.
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A short-circuit to distracted driving Cell phones may shut off behind wheel By Matt Richtel
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NEW YORK — Cellular carriers, having spent years trying to blanket the nation with phone service, are now working on ways to stop people from getting calls and texts when they are behind the wheel. The technology is aimed at curbing dangerous distractions by temporarily interrupting service, short-circuiting the temptation for people to respond to the chime of their phones. T-Mobile announced a service last week that, for $4.99 a month, automatically disables rings and alerts and sends calls to voice mail when the phone is in a
moving car. Sprint Nextel and AT&T said they were exploring the technology. Verizon Wireless has been cooperating with small companies to offer a similar service on its network. The services being tested and deployed are voluntary and can be overridden if a driver needs to use the phone for an emergency. They face real challenges in that the technology, for now, cannot distinguish whether a phone belongs to a driver or a passenger — or, for that matter, a bus rider. Some safety advocates said it was not clear how widely consumers would adopt such technologies or whether they could work effectively. Many cellphone applications already are available from independent companies that claim to shut down a smartphone when it is moving quickly, but they have received tepid reviews from consumers and researchers.
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“There already is a simple technology that prevents people from using their phone while driving — the off switch. But people aren’t using it,” said John Ulczycki, a vice president at the National Safety Council, a nonprofit group that focuses on road safety issues. Ulczycki said the biggest challenge is compulsive texting among teenage drivers. “They need a technology that
Really old dog, new tricks Study IDs mutt aged 9,400 years By Clarke Canfield The Associated Press
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Researcher Samuel Belknap III holds the skull of a domestic dog at the University of Maine in Orono. Belknap found a bone fragment of what he says is the oldest-known domesticated dog in North America. Dogs have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years. There are archaeological records of dogs going back 31,000 years from a site in Belgium, 26,000 years in the Czech Republic and 15,000 years in Siberia, said Robert Wayne, a professor of evolutionary biology at UCLA and a dog evolution expert. But canine records in the New World aren’t as detailed or go back nearly as far. For his research, Belknap — who does not own a dog himself — had fecal samples shipped to him that had been unearthed in 1974 and 1975 from an archaeological site known as Hinds Cave and kept in storage at Texas A&M University. The fragment is about six-tenths of an inch long and three- to four-tenths of an inch wide, or about the size of a fingernail on a person’s pinkie. He and a fellow student identified the bone as a fragment from where the skull connects with the spine. He said it came from a dog that probably resembled the small, short-nosed, short-haired mutts that were common among the Indians of the Great Plains. Judging by the size of the bone, Belknap figures the dog weighed about 25 to 30 pounds. He also found what he thinks was a bone from a dog foot, but the fragment was too small to be analyzed. Other archaeological digs have put dogs in the U.S. dating back 8,000 years or more, but this is the first
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time it has been scientifically proved that dogs were here that far back, he said. Darcy Morey, a faculty member at Radford University who has studied dog evolution for decades, said a study from the 1980s dated a dog found at Danger Cave, Utah, at between 9,000 and 10,000 years old. Those dates were based not on carbon-dating or DNA tests, but on an analysis of the surrounding rock layers. “So 9,400 years old may be the oldest, but maybe not,” Morey said in an e-mail.
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It doesn’t surprise Belknap that dogs were a source of food for humans. A lot of people in Central America regularly ate dogs, he said. Across the Great Plains, some Indian tribes ate dogs when food was scarce or for celebrations, he said. “It was definitely an accepted practice among many populations,” he said.
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That figure measures only bare-bone readiness — having enough for food, shelter and uninsured medical expenses. “If we added in standard of living and luxury items it would be a much bigger” number of people, said Jack VanDerhei, who wrote the report. And that’s not to mention the millions of others who already weren’t on financial track to retire. As with most financial retirement issues, the answer is to save more money.
request of customers who said they “need help while they’re driving.” “There are people who know they get distracted while driving and feel responsible enough to themselves that they want help,” said the executive, Torrie Dorrell, vice president for apps, content and games at T-Mobile. She said the technology “negates those endorphins” that an incoming message can spark. Ms. Dorrell also said T-Mobile was hearing from parents who “desperately want to keep their kid off the phone when he or she is driving.” The DriveSmart service works by detecting when the phone is switching among cell towers. It then activates the phone’s GPS receiver to try to verify that the phone is moving quickly. After about 10 seconds of motion it will automatically send a call to voice mail or a text to the in-box without notifying the driver of its presence.
protects them from themselves,” he said. The carrier involvement is “a very important step.” Research shows that motorists talking on phones face a crash risk that is four times greater than that of motorists not on phones, while texting and driving is far more dangerous. Studies also show that it can be difficult for people to ignore the ping of an incoming text or call — for psychological and physiological reasons. People may fear missing an important call from a friend or boss, or get excited by the prospect of receiving interesting news. Physiologically, researchers say, the lure of mobile devices has addictive properties, in that people feel an adrenaline burst when a call or text comes in and get a rush when they answer. An executive at T-Mobile said the company was introducing its new DriveSmart service at the
OAKLAND, Calif. — A second-grade teacher in Northern California was placed on paid leave while a school and police investigate accounts by students that classmates engaged in oral sex and stripped off some clothes during class. The investigation was under way at Markham Elementary School in Oakland, where the principal notified parents of the situation in a letter Thursday. “We believe if the reports are true, there was a serious lapse of judgment or lack of supervision in the classroom,” said Troy Flint, a spokesman for the Oakland Unified School District. “We’re investigating how could this have happened.” The teacher, a man whose name has not been released, told investigators he did not see any of the acts authorities suspect occurred last week. The teacher is barred from the school at least until the investigation is completed.
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PORTLAND, Maine — Nearly 10,000 years ago, man’s best friend provided protection and companionship — and an occasional meal. That’s what researchers are saying after finding a bone fragment from what they are calling the earliest confirmed domesticated dog in the Americas. University of Maine graduate student Samuel Belknap III came across the fragment while analyzing a dried-out sample of human waste unearthed in southwest Texas in the 1970s. A carbon-dating test put the age of the bone at 9,400 years, and a DNA analysis confirmed it came from a dog — not a wolf, coyote or fox, Belknap said. Because it was found deep inside a pile of human excrement and was the characteristic orange-brown color that bone turns when it has passed through the digestive tract, the fragment provides the earliest direct evidence that dogs — besides being used for company, security and hunting — were eaten by humans and may even have been bred as a food source, he said. There are 20 children in Belknap wasn’t researchthe second-grade class, Flint ing dogs when he found the said. bone. The principal learned of the accusations Wednesday, Dogs as food after a student gave an Rather, he was looking account to a teacher’s assisinto the diet and nutrition tant, Flint said. “Upon hearing these of the people who lived in reports, we immediately the Lower Pecos region of Texas between 1,000 and launched an investigation 10,000 years ago. which, to date, suggests that “It just so happens this the reports have merit,” person who lived 9,400 Principal Pam Booker wrote years ago was eating dog,” in the letter to parents. Belknap said. One incident involved Belknap and other several students who par- researchers from the Unitially undressed and acted versity of Maine and the disruptively during class, University of Oklahoma’s while the other involved stu- molecular anthropology dents who engaged in oral laboratories, where the sex, district officials said. DNA analysis was done, Counselors were at the have written a paper on school Friday to speak with their findings. students. The paper has been sciDistrict officials empha- entifically reviewed and sized the students were not accepted, pending revisions, accused of wrongdoing. for publication in the AmerSome parents said they ican Journal of Physical were outraged. Anthropology later this “It kind of scares me to year, said editor in chief know that the teachers aren’t Christopher Ruff. really watching them,” said He declined comment on Ane Musuva, who has two the article until it has been published. children at Markham.
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Still, the safety advocates said the move by the major carriers to get involved is a critical, if overdue, step against distracted driving. They say that the carriers, by testing this technology, integrating it into their phones and putting their marketing muscle behind it, could be forceful allies in a fight to help people resist what they say is the compulsive lure of mobile devices.
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ACREAGE IN TOWN! Charming 4 Br., 2 bath home on acreage in town. Nice updates with great features. Cozy and country describes this formal dining room area with separate living room and family room. In addition to the carport with storage, it has a 3 bay detached garage with over 1,300 sf. Minutes from downtown. $329,900. ML252378. Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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BEAUTIFUL HOME Sitting quietly on 1.63 manicured acres. Spacious rooms including elegant dinning room and cozy fireplace in the living room. French doors leading out to adorable guesthouse and hot tub. $550,000. ML252297. Thelma Durham 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. BETTER THAN NEW This home, built in 2006 had many upgrades from the start. From the minute you walk through the door it feels like home. Amenities include: 9’ ceilings throughout, tile kitchen, bathrooms and laundry, propane fireplace, stainless appliances and 2 car attached garage. No work needed, this one is move in ready. $184,900. ML260072. Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. CAPE COD-STYLE Light and airy Cape Cod-style, with open floorplan, wide doorways, no halls, and hard-surface floors for easy mobility. Ramp available for entry. Built with nontoxic materials and finishes, special water treatment system. Lovingly cultivated organic garden includes roses, pie cherries, and apples. Close to the Spit or relax in the sun on the deck. $269,000. ML251240 Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITIES Three homes on four parcels! The main house is a geodesic dome style with oversized kitchen, 3 Br., 3 bath plus large daylight basement with rec room. Two other houses with 4 Br., 2 bath each plus kitchenette and wood stove in each. All on 7.5 acres with fruit trees and 4 car garage/shop. There is too much to list here, call for more information on this unique property. $399,000 Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 477-9189
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ASTOUNDING PRIVACY Surrounded by DNR on 2 sides, these 2 wooded five acre parcels can be purchased together with a 1996 home and Perma Built pole building for $249,000 or buy the home on 5 acres for $228,000. ML260033/167254 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM HOME Situated on 5.03 acres overlooking the Elwha River Valley and awesome views of the Olympic Mt Range and Juan de Fuca Strait. Fish from your own 200’ of river frontage. This is a welcome retreat setting with gorgeous trees. Beautiful rock fireplace. Oak flooring. Vaulted ceiling. Spacious kitchen. Master Br. suite. For the New Year find peace and contentment in this special home. $499,000. ML252402. Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
BEAUTIFUL NEW 2011 HOME. Quality 3 bd. 2 bth, built by local builder in an area of fine homes. Hardi siding, 30yr. roof, attached 2 car garage, large lot with room for detached garage or in-law house vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, tile in baths, large master bed, granite in kitchen & baths, Stainless appliances, Heat pump, The best house on the market for the price $209,500. 2004 W. 8th Street. 360-417-9579
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BIRD PARADISE Well-maintained 3 Br., 2 bath home with 1,620 sf on a .32 acre lot. Song birds and humming birds flock to the beautifully landscaped fenced back yard. A large back yard, deck and brick patio make entertaining easy. Also a newer 800 sf garage/shop with stairs leading to a loft storage area. $195,000. ML250807. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY DARLING MT. VIEW COTTAGE Quietly nestled at the end of the road you will find peace here. This immaculate, move in ready, 3 Br., 1 bath home is tastefully decorated in neutrals, with newer carpets and kitchen counter tops. It enjoys an easy floor plan, lots of storage, wrap around deck and low maintenance yard. $169,950. ML260133. Margo PetersonPruss 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY DOMINION TERRACE Remodeled home in 2006 with new flooring, counters, appliances, provides good views, and close to clubhouse. Enclosed storage in carport area, and off covered patio. Wood burning grill in patio area for outdoor cooking. HOA fees include electricity, water, sewer, trash, and cable. Pets restricted to 2 per household. $119,000. ML252350 Carolyn and Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY Nestled in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. 10 acres, SW views, secretly private. Larger square footage, 50x 60 RV garage, pole barn, detached 2 car garage with storage. Fenced and cross fenced. Seasonal Stream. You can’t pass this one up. $499,000. ML250839/56375 Margaret Womack 461-0500 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
BECKETT POINT RD PORT TOWNSEND Classic stucco home, 2 Br., 1 ba, 2,160 sf, available until 1/26/11. $128,500. Mark 360-385-0744 GOOD LOCATION Cute 2 Br., 1 bath with large fenced yard. Upstairs could be used as an office/den. Partially finished basement with storage. Detached 1 car garage plus workshop. $125,000. ML171196/260117 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD 4 Br., 4 baths, 2 offices or dens, 2,256 sf, 2 double car garages, fenced backyard. $299,000. ML251821. Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 IN BETWEEN This home is move in ready. In a private setting with trees and circular driveway. This home has 3 Br., 2 bath, beautiful family room, hard wood floors, new kitchen cabinets and island. Also new roof in 1999, 30 year 3tab. Two drain fields, mud room, decks front and back. You must see to appreciate this totally upgraded home. $224,000. ML251786. Dan Blevings 417-2805 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY LIVING IS EASY Terrific open, inviting home 3 Br., 2 bath, 2,550 sf. New double carport. Extra large kitchen with walk-in pantry, island with seating, breakfast bar, skylights. Formal dining, living room, family room, deck for BBQs, or taking in sun. Mater Br. with sitting room/office, seperate shower and tub. All rooms feature walk-in closets. $279,500. ML242110 Lori Tracey and Chuck Murphy 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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FSBO: 2+ Br., large mobile, wtr/mt view, .65 acre, shops, outbuildings, private well, private septic. Excellent views. $110,000. Owner willing to finance with LARGE down. 461-4861, 417-5078. MONTERRA MAGIC You’re going to love living in this neighborhood and this home will make it ideal. Many upgrades during current ownership make it move-in ready. No muss. No fuss. Room for guests in this 3 Br., 2 bath home. Double garage. Come take a look at this lovely Monterra home. $159,000. ML260115. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY NORTHBAY RAMBLER Situated on a private lot. 3 bedrooms, two ? baths, living room w/propane fireplace, family room with wood stove. Kitchen plus dining room, Carport, workshop, Landscaped w/peeka-boo view. $229,500. ML138558. Laura Halady 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow
NOT A HOUSE. . . This is a home! Spacious 4 Br. with beautiful water view. Enjoy the deck overlooking the huge sun filled fenced backyard. Oversized 2 car garage with workshop, family room, craft/hobby room and so much more. $249,000. ML250909. Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. PORT ANGELES DUPLEX This 1,930 sf duplex, built in 1980, features 2 Br., 1 bath units with garages. Beautiful condition, newer roof, new vinyl windows, brick fireplaces. Located on a quiet, wooded lot off W. 12th. $239,000. ML260128. Mark N. McHugh REAL ESTATE 683-0660 PRIVATE COUNTRY ESTATE On 5 acres located in an exclusive gated community in Sequim. Expansive 2002 custom home with over 3,000 sf. Large 2 car attached garage and a nearly 2,000 sf 4 car detached garage perfect for your RV’s. $500,000. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146
SAVOR STUNNING VIEWS of the Straits, Olympics and Mount Baker while listening to waves crash on the beach below. Watch eagles soar, whales play, or lights of Victoria. Sit back and enjoy parades of cruise ships passing in the summer. Water or mountain views from nearly every Anderson window. Just minutes from Port Angeles or Sequim. $399,900. ML252118 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
Sequim condo FSBO: 2 Br., 2 bath, oak floors in liv, din, kit, single level 1,640 sf, incl. cedar lined sunrm off mstr bdrm w/elec ready for hot tub, nice yard w/fenced patio, veg gardens, fruit trees, close to twn, mt view, appraised 10/10 $265,000. No reasonable offer refused, would consider trade of land for partial equity. 360683-1475 evenings 360-302-1339
OPEN HOUSE OWNER FINANCING 1525 W. 16th St., P.A. 2 Br.., 1 ba, 50x140 lot, across from Cl. Co. Fairgrounds, built 1980, remodeled 1989, built-in vacuum, covered back deck with wine and vegetable storage underneath, insulated, new appliances, side-by-side fridge 2007, glass top stove 2010, water/dryer 2010, electric fireplace 2010, 50 gal. hot water heater 2010, new carpet 2008, laminate floor hallway 2008, linoleum in laundry and kitchen 2010, lg. paved driveway, 2 car detached shop/ garage with 12’ ceiling, fully insulated, nice greenhouse with walk around deck, landscaped yard, 10 fruit trees, carport off side of shop, fenced in back. $160,000. Call 360-460-4957 or email tomarina06@ gmail.com
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11 REASONS TO MOVE 5 Br. home is just one of them. The other 9 are: cook lover’s kitchen, spacious great room, pellet stove, large master Br., 1 acre, fenced yard, adjoins Robin Hill Park, near the Olympic Discovery Trail, 2 car garage, shop, a 12th reason is the price! $274,500. ML171725 Sheryl Payseno Burley, Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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1121 E. 5th St., Port Angeles SOLID AFFORDABLE HOME This home built in 1956 has approx. 1,000 SF, 3 BR/1 BA. Fireplace insert, hardwood floors in bedrooms, newer vinyl insulated windows, vinyl flooring and a good-sized kitchen. Carport and covered patio, nice yard w/storage outbuilding. $114,900 ML#260123 Steve will greet you. Directions: S. on Race, L. at 5th to 1121
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This 1,930 SF duplex, built in 1980, features 2 BR/1 BA units with garages. Beautiful condition, newer roof, new vinyl windows, brick fireplaces. Located on a quiet, wooded lot off W. 12th. Just listed! $239,000 ML#260128
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Views of Discovery Bay and beyond to Mt. Baker from most rooms, decks and the sunroom of this quality home on 1.6 acres. Look closely at the landscaping, it includes many types of berries and an orchard of mature apple & plum trees. 4 BR/2.5 BA and large hobby room in a home with an excellent floor plan. Attached double garage plus detached RV barn and huge shop. ML#251919 $599,000
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P.A.: 3258 E. 3rd Ave. 1 Br. studio/garage, full RV hookup. Livein studio or RV while building your own home. Mtn./water view, septic or city sewer LID. Financing with $60,000 down. $129,000. 460-4107. SHERWOOD VILLAGE CONDO Brand new condominium. Attached 2 car garage. Exterior of unit is complete. Interior appointments to be chosen by purchaser. Heat pump and propane fireplace. $295,000. ML170260/260102 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND TRADITIONAL CLASSIC Well preserved 4 Br., 1 (new) bath. plus guest cottage on 2 private lots with mature landscaping. Large rooms throughout. Views too! $228,000. ML260096/169831 Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. UPSCALE SUNLAND CONDO 2 Br., 2 bath, nice sunroom, propane stove, murphy bed, shoji screen. $185,000. ML145314/252226 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
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CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent ref req. $700. 452-3540. CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br. $650. Studio, $350. No smoking/pets. 457-9698
CENTRAL P.A.: Convenient 1st floor 3 Br., $695. 2nd floor 1 Br., $478. + Util. No smoke/pets. 452-4258 DOWNTOWN P.A.: 1 & 2 Br., util. incl., $650-$795. 460-7525
UPSCALE SUNLAND CONDO 3 Br., 2 bath 2,039 sf. Corian Countertops. Open Room Concept. Exterior andlandscape maintained. Long driveway. $286,000. ML170986/260112 Team Topper 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
HOBBIT HOLE in PA: Cozy 1 Br. downstairs apt in duplex, private entrance, no smoke/pets, $395 + util. 360-452-4258.
WATER VIEW HOME Custom built water view home with views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Mount Baker and Protection Island. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and many windows to bring in outdoor light. Spacious master bedroom with sitting area. $295,000. ML260047/167936 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
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WHAT A BUY This spacious 3 Br., 2 bath triplewide on 1/3 acre in town, has a private fenced backyard, garden pond and a 2 car detached garage. The home is light and open, it’s move-in ready and the yard is extra special. $200,000. ML251581. Kathy Brown 417-2785 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
2 LOTS FOR SALE By Owner. CALL 253549-3345 PORT ANGELES lot @ 222 W Park Ave Half acre+ CLOSE IN TOWN Water, Power, and Sewer installed. Paved street, walk to Albertson’s and High School. $99,000 Owner financing Diamond Point lot with water view, perc, water $69,000. Owner financing. ‘C’ IS FOR CHARMING Neat and trim well maintained home on .63-acre with a cozy and welcoming feel. Read, knit or cuddle in front of the propane fireplace. South facing covered porch adds warmth and brightness creating the perfect setting to sip lemonade, lemondrops or hot cocoa. Oversized garage with room for workshop and all the tools and toys of your favorite hobby. Hardwood floors, lovely lawn and fruit trees plus the weedfree bonus of a concrete driveway. $216,900. ML251514. Jace Schmitz 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company HIGH TRAFFIC AREA Commercial Building on 4 city lots. Possible uses with CSD zoning are financial services, schools, bakery, deli, medical offices and more. ML251230/83980 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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P.A.: Small 2 Br. $625, 1st, last, $400 damage. 417-6638.
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P.A.: 1 Br., loft, view, 438 E. Lopez. $650. 452-5050
3 Br., 1.5 bth, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1125 First, last, dep. Non-smk/pets. Address: 1527 W. 10th. 206-898-3252. BRINNON: 3 Br., 2 ba, lg. shop, 3 acres, appliances, DSL, DirecTV access. $700 mo., $800 dep. 360-697-7115
P.A.: 1523 W. 5th, 3 Br., lg. patio. $750 + deposit. 457-9386. P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, a bit of country in central P.A. remodeled, W/D, fireplace. $750 mo. 457-2068 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 bath, newly remodeled, W/D, stove, refrigerator, deck, carport, np/ns. $700. 1st/last, $500 dep. Ref req. 457-0181 P.A.: 2 Br., 2 bath mobile, fireplace. $700, dep. 452-6714 P.A.: 3 Br. 1 ba., $850. 2 Br. duplex, 1 ba., $725. 452-1016. P.A.: 3 br., 2.5 ba. This house is just simply gorgeous. Clean, location. No pets. $1,000. 452-9458. P.A.: 4 Br, 1.5 ba, no smoking. $1,000 mo, $1,000 sec. 417-0153
Charming, picket fence, 2 Br., 1 ba, 1 car grg. New paint and blinds. D/W, gas rng, W/D, deck. Fenced bk yd. View. $950 mo. First, last dep. Non-smk. Cont. 206-898-3252. 503 W. 7th, P.A.
JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. A 1 br 1 ba......$575 A 2 br 1 ba......$600 A 2 br 1 ba......$650 A 2 br 1 ba......$650 H 3 br 1 ba......$750 H 2 br 1 ba......$750 H 3 br 1.5 ba.$1100 HOUSES IN SEQUIM A 2 br 1.5 ba....$875 H 3 br 2 ba.....$1000 STORAGE UNITS From $40-$100 MO.
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P.A.: 410 E. 2nd St. 3 Br., 1 bath, wood stove. $825/month. 452-4200 or 460-0210 ask for Joe. P.A.: 535 E. 7th. 3 Br., 2 ba, newer, no smoke/pets, $1,125 mo., 1st, last, $750 dep. 460-9816.
SEQUIM AREA BEAUTIFUL FARMHOUSE. 4 bdr., 2 ba., modern kit., fplc., sun rm., gar., fenced yd., clean, bright and sunny. No smoking or pets. $1,350 plus cleaning dep. Call 360-387-4911 for appt to view.
P.A.: Very nice 3 Br., 2 ba on dbl. corner lot. $1,100 mo., 1st, last, dep. Avail Feb. 360-640-1613 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 ba, on golf course, nice. $1,095. 452-1234.
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P.A.: Share, furnished, light drink ok. $375 incl util, plus dep. Avail. immediately. 452-6045, eves Room for rent. House to share, your own bedroom and bathroom, very quiet and private area plus full kitchen privileges etc. No smoking in the house, no drugs, I prefer somebody that is neat. 360-460-7301 SEQ: Shared bath and kitchen. $400, references. 681-0160. SEQUIM: Room for rent. $400. 808-4758
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P.A.: 3258 E 3rd Ave. Full RV hook-up, gar, view. $575 460-4107
OFFICE/COMM’L Perfect location, 1007 E. Front St. Remodeled/expanded in 2006. 1,430 sf, multiuse. Alan Barnard 461-0175 Windermere R.E. Office/Workshop/ Storage Spaces available. 300 sf up to 2,500 sf 360-683-3737 PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326 SEQUIM: 850 sf warm, sunny space. 460-5467
Clallam County William and Bettye Gluth trust, detached garage, 103 E. Bachelor Rock Drive, $77,606. Richard Bugge, addition, 7400 Old Olympic Highway, $10,159. G & R Commercial Properties, rack system, 161 Banana Way, $7,089. G & R Commercial Properties, rack system, 141 Banana Way, $20,940. Rodney and Mary Gilliand, 120-gallon above-ground propane tank placement, 53 Percy Lane, $8,531. Russell and Shannon Smith, detached pole building, 45318 state Highway 112, $33,379. James C. and Cheryl L. Cuccia trust, single family dwelling with attached garage, 193 Thompson Farm Lane, $281,664. Bert Johnson, storage building, Octane Lane, $423,207. Skerbeck Corporation, heat pump, 3225 E. Masters Road, $4,000. Brian and Gwen Langmack, single family dwelling, 204 Markuson Road, $266,596. Frederic and Lisa Lord, fireplace insert, 70 Salal Way, $5,000. Greg Money, demolish manufactured home, 80 Spencer Road $600. Steven and Bonnie McGee, detached garage, 163 Birdsong Lane, $31,890.
Port Angeles Christian Evangelical Church, enclosing porch, 402 E. Sixth St., $10,000. Phillip and Irene Rains, gas heater furnace, 1406 Cardine St., $2,081. Paul P. Cronauer, enclose scale shack, 313 Tumwater Truck Route, $1,000. SG Stewart LLC, signs, 1527 E. First St., $1,350. James A. Bussell, tile shower, 427 W. Fifth St., $1,500. May Y. Carrell, fire abandon tank inspection, 205 W. Eighth St., $1,200. Laurence T. and Virginia O’Donnell, convert part of garage to office, 2194 W. Fourth St., $7,200. Teresa Martin, enclose carport, 229 Lopez Ave., $200
Sequim Integrity Property Dev. LLC, new duplex with attached garage, 470472 Big Leaf Loop, $336,938.40. Gerald and Alanna Levesque trust, remodel commercial building into two suites, 111 River Road, $5,000. Safeway Inc. No. 1448, replace door, 680-F W. Washington St., $13,445.
Jefferson County Elizabeth Sicktich, addition to deck and replacement of patio, 18 Heron Road, $10,530. Sharon Aldrich, swap-out 250-gallon above-ground propane tank, 43 Mountain View Drive, $0. Wesley Reed trustee, replace refrigeration cases in Quality Food Center at Port Hadlock, $24,579.
Port Townsend City of Port Townsend, picnic shelter, Cherry Street, $1,500. Beverly and Richard A. Stapf, Jr., single family residence, 1104 16th St., $175,000.
Department reports Area building departments report a total of 29 building permits issued from Jan. 10-14 with a total valuation of $1,762,184.40: Port Angeles, 8 at $24,531; Sequim, 3 at $355,383.40; Clallam County, 13 at $1,170,661; Port Townsend, 2 at $176,500; Jefferson County, 3 at $35,109.
NEW CONSTRUCTION This home is at ground breaking stage. This single level townhome has 1,538 sf, and includes wonderful accents throughout, including white molding, 9’ ceilings, and an open floor plan. Easy living with landscape maintenance included in low home owners association of $88 per month. $214,950. ML260140. Brody Broker 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company
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Veterinary Kennel and Grooming Assistant Part-time, fast paced position. Apply in person at Greywolf Veterinary Hospital, Sequim.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take note of who is doing and saying what. A sudden change of heart may cause you to alter your personal lifestyle. Donâ€™t let this set you back. It was probably overdue. 3 stars
GAS FIREPLACE Regency-Hampton, 18K BTU, like brand new, cost $1,400+. First $650 buys. 457-1860 msg.
Sunfield Education Association, a growing non-profit, located on beautiful farm setting, seeks professional to manage our financial program. Job description for this .5 FTE position at www.sunfieldfarm.org. Open until filled. Salary DOE. EOE.
FIREWOOD: Fir, $150 cord delivered (P.A. or Sequim). Call 360-452-7982 or 360-460-2407 FIREWOOD: Maple $229 for true cord. 360-582-7910 www.portangeles firewood.com Hoveround MPV5 Power Wheelchair. Purchased 3/2007. One owner, used indoors. Incl. charger, foot plates, oxygen tank holder, leg rests and manuals. $2,000/obo. Call 360-683-7455 JOB BOX: Knaack, 48x24, with casters. $275. 457-0171.
MISC: Concrete saw, 14-16â€? blade, with 4 blades, $900. DeWalt slide miter saw, 12â€?, $400. 452-4820.
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MISC: 3 large ornate mirrors, $100 ea. Rare fireplace tools set and rack, nickel burnished steel, $100. 452-4048 or 775-2588.
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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Accept the inevitable and keep on moving. You cannot change what you donâ€™t control. Getting out with friends or taking an interest in someone you find entertaining will help you move forward and forget about the past. 2 stars
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CHIEF DENTIST Performs dental exams, makes diagnoses, and prescribes treatment plans. Req: DDS or foreign equivalent; WA Dentist Lic; ADAapproved advanced dental education/residency training prog; AHA cert in advanced cardio life support; 2 yrs exp providing comprehensive general dentistry svcs to low-income patients, incl 1 yr exp in: implant placement/ restoration, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, molar root canals, and working with patient pops in rural areas. Exp gained concurrently w/ residency/training acceptable. Position at Makah Tribal Council in Neah Bay, WA. Submit resume: PO Box 410, 250 Fort St, Neah Bay, WA 98357, Attn: 9835.1.
ENVY HAIR is looking for a stylist to join our team, must work eves. and Saturdays. Contact Bonnie. 477-0066
HOME CLEANING Meticulous and honest. Amie 452-4184.
PARAMEDIC FIREFIGHTER Clallam Co. FD3 accepting apps. for Entry or Lateral FF/PM position. Requires: 21 y/o, NREMT-P or WA EMT-P Cert. Further Info/Req and App: www.clallamfire3.org
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SOFA/LOVE SEAT Matching. $350-$400. 683-3641
MISC: Mobility scooter, 3 wheel, new, not used, paid $3,000, sell $1,200. Singer serger/sewing machine, new $100. Sofa bed loveseat, $75. Glider rocker, $50. Kids bunk bed, $50. 461-4861 MISC: Treadmill, $75. New organ, $50. 2 futons, $75 ea. 36â€? TV, $75. Dishes, set for 8+, $40. 582-9802 MISC: Wheelchair, $45. Transport chair, $95. Light Rollader, $75. Bedside commode, $40. Walker, $20. All new except wheelchair. 683-6524 MOVING BOXES Used, cardboard, different sizes, incl. wardrobe, good condition. Blue Mountain Road. $125 all. 360-928-3467 Need Firewood? Yelviks General Store is now selling firewood at $100/cord pick up. Delivery available upon request at additional cost. Contact Rik at (360) 774-2056 or (360) 796-4720. Pick up at 251 Hjelvicks Rd., Brinnon, WA 98320 POOL TABLE Brunswick, full size, with all accessories. Must move before January 27. $1,500. 452-4048 SEASONED FIREWOOD $170 cord. 360-670-1163 TABLE SAW: Grizzly 10â€? 1.5 hp contractor saw. $200. 460-9816 UTILITY TRAILER â€˜07 33â€™, tandem axel g.n., deck length 25â€™, 14K lbs GVWR, 5â€™ spring loaded pop up, dove tail with 5â€™ ramps. $4,500. 452-5457, 808-3899 UTILITY TRAILER 6â€™x12â€™ tandem axle. $1,000/obo. 477-9591
EXERCISE: Nordicflex Ultra Lift, this incredible workout machine comes with all the accessories including a video fitness and assembly guide and all attachments. $300/obo. 360-379-9300
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BOWFLEX: Treadclimber, TC1000, like new. $795. 797-7771 MISC: IMR SR 4759 5 lb. caddy, $75. T/C Encore hunter pkg., 2 barrel set, 7-08, 308 with more, $900. 360-531-2153 POOL TABLE: Valley, tavern model, coin op, keys to locks, balls, beer light, etc. $750 firm. You haul or I will haul for $100. 452-3102
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PONTOON BOAT: 10â€™ Waterskeeter, Backwater 10, custom frame, rod holders, storage, Bogachiel ready. $500. Located in Sequim. 425-422-6678
Havanese/Lhasa/Bich on. Non-shed nonallergenic odorless puppies. 4 mo., $550, 8 wks., $850. 360-908-6707 PUPPIES: Registered Hunt Terriers, rough coated, super cute, 1 male, 1 female, 5 mo. old. $300 ea. 582-9006 Purebred Miniature poodle pup male, natural tail, excellent disposition, cafe au lait. 8 weeks on 12/27 crate trained and has his shots. $350. Please call 360-461-4576.
HAY: Good grass hay in bar. $3.50 per bale. 928-3539.
FREE: To good home, beautiful Arabian horse, 20 yrs. old, needs companion and lots of love, green broke. 360-457-6584
ANTIQUES WANTED Old postcards and bottles. 460-2791.
BOOKS WANTED! We love books, weâ€™ll buy yours. 457-9789
Craftsman dozer blade. 16â€?x48â€?, all parts with manual. $300. 360-457-6584
WANTED: Amphibious 6x6 ATV, old or new, running or not. 681-0695 WANTED: Older fridge (pre-1995), gd cond. 452-7737. WANTED: Reloading equip. presses, dies, scales and misc. 360-457-0814
TRACK HOE: Excavator. Kubota KX41. $12,000/obo. 477-9591 TRACTOR: â€˜06 BX24 17 hp 4WD bucket, backhoe, 38â€? brush hog, 400 hrs. $13,900. 683-3276.
WANTED: Salmon/ bass plugs and lures. P.A. Derby memorabilia. 683-4791. WANTED: Silver marked sterling, silver coins. 452-8092 91 Aircraft 92 Heavy Equipment/Truck 93 Marine 94 Motorcycles/Snowmobiles 95 Recreational Vehicles 96 Parts/Accessories 97 Four Wheel Drive 98 Trucks/Vans 99 Cars
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HAY: Good quality grass hay, $5.50/ bale. 461-5804. TREES ARE IN Fruit and ornamental, and blueberry bushes and cypress. G&G Farms, off Taylor Cutoff Rd., Sequim. 683-8809
AKC GOLDEN PUPS Pedigree of Int champion (sire). Loving babes, full of hugs and kisses, love outdoors. Stunning! Vigorous & healthy. Letâ€™s keep them local! $350. 681-3390 or 775-4582 Beautiful young lovebird, handfed, very tame; I would keep her during your vacation. $75. 775-9985. CHOCOLATE LABS Purebred, 3 females left. $200/obo. 683-4756 FREE: Chinchilla, female, comes with large cage and all supplies. 681-7070.
CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563
Caregiver/Companion Work Wanted Sunshine and energy to share, meal prep, light cleaning, transportation, dependable local references. 808-2303
Old English Sheepdog. 2 males purebred non papered, first vet check, shots and worming, very smart, playful, adorable fluff balls. Both parents on site. 360-775-4182
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BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12â€? Raymarine chart plotter displaying radar, GPS, digital fish finder; Yamaha electric start and tilt kicker, dual electric downriggers, aluminum trailer, moored Neah Bay last 3 yrs., now stored West Bay Boat Sequim. $27,500. Garry at 683-7176
GLASTRON: â€˜08 GT 185 Bowrider $14,500. Must see. Like brand new. 67hrs of fresh water only use on Vortec V6 with Volvo Penta outdrive. Excellent package. Stereo and depth finder. Will throw in lots of extras so ready for tubing and skiing. Great family package. 360-461-0813.
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URAL: ‘03 Wolfe. 1,000 mi. $3,200. 460-0895
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5TH WHEEL: ‘04 27’ Jayco. Big slide, sleeps 6-8, barely used, in great shape. Priced to sell at $10,900. 461-9054. 5TH WHEEL: 24’ ‘01 Jayco Quest. Excellent condition, always garaged. One sofa slide out, fridge/freezer, micro, air, tv, AM/FM, CD, all appliances in top shape, power front jacks and rear scissor leveling jacks. $7,500. Will consider selling GMC ‘04 2500 crew cab, tow vehicle with 40K miles. 582-0709. 5TH WHEEL: ‘89 26’ Alpenlite DL. With hitch, loaded. $4,000. 452-3402.
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5TH WHEEL: ‘96 30’ Snowbird. 1 slide, like new condition. $10,000. 452-2929. ‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40’, 3 slides, 6 speed Allison Trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner cooktop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sony AM/FM/CD, VCR, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table, light oak interior, washer/dryer hookup, 6 kw generator, leveling system, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k), gently used, non smokers. $117,000. 360-683-3887
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CAMPER: 8’. $200/ obo. 683-2426. MOTOR HOME: ‘05 Winnebago Journey 39K. 27,000 mi., loaded, 3-sides, 350 Cat diesel, 6.5 Onan generator. $115,000. 460-0895 MOTOR HOME: ‘94 28’ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970 MOTOR HOME: ‘98 30’ class C, Itasca Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14’ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, serviced, ready to roll. $18,500. 452-2148 TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TENT TRAILER: ‘83. $500. 461-6000. TRAILER: ‘00 24’ SandPiper By Forest River. Built-in the Northwest, for the Northwest, queen bed up front, sofa & dining areas convert to bed, awning. In Sequim. $7,500. 602-615-6887 TRAILER: ‘05 Tahoe Transport Toy Hauler. 24’. Good condition. 4K Onan generator. $17,000. 417-3177. TRAILER: ‘06 23’ Salem. Exc. shape, illness forces sale. $10,000. 452-9857.
CANOPY: Fiberglass Snug Top, off ‘05 Chev pickup, sandstone color, excellent short box. $650. 360-379-5406
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FORD: ‘70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. ALCAN CARGO TRAILER: $4,200, like new, purchased new in July. 7x7x14, slight v nose, tandem axel, 7000 lbs. gvw! side door, roof vent, spare tire and mount, tie downs, electric brakes, like new. Will deliver almost anywhere within 2 hours of Sequim. Call Kevin 907-230-4298.
CHEV: ‘07 Silverado. Crew cab, 1/2 ton, tow pkg., power, 70K, canopy, running boards, clean, well under book at $17,500. 681-0103.
FORD: ‘02 E150. Cargo van, only 33K miles, great truck. $5,900. 457-0655.
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BMW: ‘96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220.
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File No.: 7069.24912 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC Grantee: Page Blanton, as his separate estate Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2007-1214042 Original NTS Auditor File No. 20101250245 Tax Parcel ID No.: 063001-580010 Abbreviated Legal: Lt 1 Samara Woods Div 1 9/75 Amended Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On February 4, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot 1 of Samara Woods Division 1, as recorded in Volume 9 of Plats, Pages 75 and 76, Records of Clallam County, Washington. Commonly known as: 2329 West 14th Street Port Angeles, WA 98363 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 12/18/07 and recorded on 12/27/07, under Auditor's File No. 20071214042, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Page Blanton, an unmarried man, as Grantor, to Old Republic Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. to Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor's File No. 2010-1247167. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 12/28/2010 Monthly Payments $21,960.87 Late Charges $843.00 Lender's Fees & Costs $3,135.22 Total Arrearage $25,939.09 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $508.00 Title Report $0.00 Statutory Mailings $63.00 Recording Costs $127.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $500.00 Total Costs $1,268.00 Total Amount Due: $27,207.09 Other known defaults are as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $139,962.44, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 04/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on February 4, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 01/24/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 01/24/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/24/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Page Blanton 2329 West 14th Street Port Angeles, WA 98363 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Page Blanton 2329 West 14th Street Port Angeles, WA 98363 Page Blanton P.O. Box 2661 Port Angeles, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Page Blanton P.O. Box 2661 Port Angeles, WA 98362 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 12/10/09, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 12/11/09 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor, and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor, of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com EFFECTIVE: 12/28/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Vonnie McElligott (425) 5861900. (TS# 7069.24912) 1002.140318-FEI Pub: Jan. 2, 23, 2011
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BMW: â€˜94 530i. 3L, V8 5 spd. $2,950. 425-753-1666 BUICK: â€˜99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038 CADILLAC: â€˜66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327 CADILLAC: â€˜91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV: â€˜00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $5,000. 775-1821 CHEV: â€˜72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, â€˜71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915
Classic Olds. 78' Olds Cutlass Supreme Brougham. 86,000 miles, V8, sunroof, garage kept. few minor parking lot dings. Excellent condition. Runs well. 1 owner. interior in excellent condition. $11,000/obo. 360-683-9770
HONDA: â€˜85 Civic Station Wagon. Needs work. $500/ obo. 360-477-0702. LINCOLN: â€˜87 Towncar Signature Series. Leather interior, power doors, windows, sunroof, low miles, grandpa car, excellent condition. $2,800. 452-9693 eves. MERCURY â€˜08 SABLE PREMIER AWD, 3.5 liter, V6, auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD changer, power windows, locks, and seat, power moonroof, full leather, heated seats, back up sensor, alloy wheels, fog lamps, side airbags, traction control, only 32,000 miles, balance of factory 5/60 warranty, very very clean factory lease return, non-smoker,n newer new condition, beautiful car. $18,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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LINCOLN: â€˜90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727 MAZDA: â€˜08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MAZDA: â€˜94 Miata. Red, 5 speed, 99K, runs good. $4,100. 360-437-0428. MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966 MERCURY: â€˜00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385. MERCURY: â€˜07 Mountaineer. AWD, 4L V6, loaded, 7 passenger, tow pkg., excellent condition, 53K, $21,000+ KBB. $18,000. 530-4120854 or 683-4062. MERCURY: â€˜91 Pacer. 140K mi., runs, looks good. $795. 681-8828
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NASH: â€˜50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $3,995 or make offer. 681-0717 NISSAN: â€˜97 200sx. $2,500. 457-3636. PORSCHE: â€˜72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965. SATURN â€˜08 VUE XE ALL WD Economical 3.5 liter, auto, all wheel drive, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD power windows and locks, keyless entry, privacy glass, side airbags, alloy wheels, dual exhaust, fog lamps, only 25,000 miles, balance of factory GM 5/100 warranty. Very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, nonsmoker, near new condition. $16,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com Peninsula Classified 1-800-826-7714
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS/QUALIFICATIONS FORD: 1929 Model â€œAâ€?. Roadster, 10 footer. $17,500 firm. 681-5403 FORD: â€˜67 Mustang. Built V8, auto, $3,600 firm. 452-6053
Clallam County is soliciting proposals from interested parties to conduct regional forums for the Board of Clallam County Commissioners. Duties include holding at least four forums to identify procedural, technical, and institutional obstacles to achieving no net loss through Shoreline Master Programs; and conducting other activities necessary to identify solutions and strategies for overcoming obstacles to achieving no net loss of ecological functions through Shoreline Master Program update and implementation in Clallam County and elsewhere in Puget Sound.
HONDA â€˜06 ACCORD SE 2.4 liter cylinder, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD changer, power windows and locks, keyless entry, side airbags, alloy wheels, only 23,000 miles, very very clean factory lease return, non-smoker. $15,495 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
Sealed proposals must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope, â€œClallam County Enhanced Shoreline Protectionâ€? An informational packet on preparing a proposal may be obtained Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., from Cathy Lear, 360.417.2361, email@example.com or on the Clallam County web site at http://www.clallam.net/realestate/html/shoreline_management.htm. Submittals made in an incorrect format will not be considered. Clallam County hereby notifies all that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at 49 CFR Part 23 will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. PASSED THIS eleventh day of January 2011 BOARD OF CLALLAM COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Howard V. Doherty, Jr., Chair ATTEST: Trish Holden, CMC, Clerk of the Board Pub: January 16, 23, 2011
PRE-OWNED CAR? ONE OWNER PRE-OWNED SPECIALS! STK#P3129 Kelley BB $18,405
2009 FORD ESCAPE XLT
STK#P3111 Kelley BB $21,905
2000 2009 2009 2003 2003 2003 2003 2009 2008 2005 2009 2007 2004 2009 2009 2009 2008 2006 2005 2009 2005
Chevrolet S10 Pickup 2WD....................................$7,995 Hyundai Accent.................................................$10,995 Kia Spectra.....................................................$10,995 Toyota Prius....................................................$10,995 Volkswagen New Beetle......................................$10,995 Volkswagen New Beetle......................................$10,995 Honda Accord Sedan..........................................$10,999 Toyota Yaris..................................................... $11,995 Kia Rondo.......................................................$11,995 Scion xB.........................................................$11,995 Chrysler PT Cruiser............................................$12,995 Nissan Versa...................................................$12,995 Toyota Camry...................................................$12,995 Chevrolet HHR..................................................$13,995 Ford Focus......................................................$13,995 Toyota Yaris..................................................... $13,995 Honda Civic Coupe............................................$13,995 Chrysler Town & Country.....................................$13,995 Nissan Quest...................................................$13,995 Ford Focus......................................................$14,955 Volkswagen New Beetle......................................$14,995
H5572B V5368C P2881 V5412A P3005A P3048 P3054 V5435A J7797A N6615A N6892A P3046B H5559A V5426G H5592A H5422A P3128A P3108 P3107 P3119 H5615A J7788B
2010 2008 2007 2007 2008 2009 2008 2006 2004 2008 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2009 2006 2006 2010 2009 2008 2005
Toyota Corolla..................................................$15,995 Volkswagen Rabbit VW CERTIFIED..........................$15,995 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan VW CERTIFIED...................$15,995 Volkswagen New Beetle......................................$15,995 Ford Ranger 2WD..............................................$16,888 Dodge Grand Caravan.........................................$16,995 Nissan Altima..................................................$16,995 Volkswagen Passat Sedan....................................$16,995 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD........................................$16,995 Honda Civic Coupe.............................................$17,975 Nissan Altima..................................................$17,995 Honda Civic Sedan HONDA CERTIFIED.....................$17,995 Ford Mustang...................................................$17,995 Jeep Liberty 4WD..............................................$17,995 Subaru Baja.....................................................$17,995 Honda Civic Sedan HONDA CERTIFIED.....................$18,995 Ford Ranger 4WD..............................................$18,995 Volkswagen Passat Sedan....................................$18,995 Kia Sportage 4WD.............................................$19,995 Chrysler 300 Touring..........................................$19,995 Mazda Miata MX 5.............................................$19,995 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD...................................$19,995
V5338A N6864A H5623B P3143A H5370B P3020A P3097 P3126A P3038 P3121A P2997A N6870C P3147 N6874A P3077 P3131 H5620B P3051 P3142A P3074 H5561A H5531A N6887A N6873A
2009 2006 2009 2008 2008 2008 2009 2008 2009 2007 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2008 2007 2006 2009 2010 2008 2008 2008
Volkswagen New Beetle VW CERTIFIED....................$20,995 Nissan Murano AWD..........................................$20,995 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon VW CERTIFIED. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$21,995 Honda Accord Sedan..........................................$21,995 Volkswagen GTI................................................$21,995 Nissan Quest...................................................$22,950 Hyundai Santa Fe..............................................$22,995 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD..............................$22,995 Subaru Forester................................................$23,995 Nissan Titan 4WD..............................................$23,995 Honda Accord Coupe HONDA CERTIFIED...................$24,995 Ford F150 4WD................................................. $25,995 Jeep Wrangler 4WD...........................................$25,995 Nissan Titan 4WD..............................................$25,995 Audi A4......................................................... .$25,995 Honda Odyssey.................................................$25,995 Honda Ridgeline HONDA CERTIFIED........................$26,995 Nissan Armada 4WD..........................................$26,995 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD.........................................$26,995 Honda CR-V 4WD..............................................$27,995 Honda CR-V 4WD..............................................$28,995 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4WD..............................$28,995 Toyota Sienna..................................................$29,995 Toyota Tacoma 4WD...........................................$29,995
H5686A P3096A H5596A H5643A
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Honda Odyssey HONDA CERTIFIED.........................$31,995 Nissan Titan 4WD..............................................$31,995 Nissan Armada 4WD..........................................$34,995 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD...................................$35,995
SUZUKI â€˜04 AERIO SX AWD WAGON Economical 2.3 liter, 4 cylinder, auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/ CD changer, power windows and locks, keyless entry, privacy glass, alloy wheels, fog lamps, only 50,000 miles, very clean local trade-in, non-smoker. $7,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
TOYOTA: â€˜05 Prius. 50 mpg, low miles. $14,200. 452-8287. VW: â€˜00 New Beetle. 1.8 liter turbo, only 25K mi. on factory purchased motor. Sunroof, ABS, loaded. $4,200.385-2318 VW: â€˜71 Camper. Good cond. $2,500. 360-820-0339 WANTED: Veteran and wife, both disabled, seeking donation of car, truck, van, fixer ok. God Bless. 683-1250.
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Makah Environmental Division Request for Proposal (RFP) Environmental Restoration Services The Makah Environmental Division is conducting environmental restoration activities on the Makah Indian Reservation. Professional services, including engineering and environmental consulting are needed to sample soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater; plan, coordinate and oversee removal of abandoned buildings, other structures, and associated petroleum-contaminated soils; and to prepare technical reports.
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Summary of Ordinance Adopted by the Port Angeles City Council On December 21, 2010 Ordinance No. 3420 This Ordinance of the City of Port Angeles, Washington vacates a portion of 7th Street, Port Angeles, in Clallam County, Washington. The full texts of the Ordinances are available at City Hall in the City Clerkâ€™s office, on the Cityâ€™s website at www.cityofpa.us, or will be mailed upon request. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. These Ordinances shall take effect five days following the date of publication by summary. Janessa Hurd City Clerk Pub: Jan. 23, 2011 Summary of Ordinance Adopted by the Port Angeles City Council On January 18, 2011
Ordinance No. 3421 This Ordinance of the City of Port Angeles, Washington amends Chapter 2.40 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to the Port Angeles Forward Committee. The full texts of the Ordinances are available at City Hall in the City Clerkâ€™s office, on the Cityâ€™s website at www.cityofpa.us, or will be mailed upon request. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. These Ordinances shall take effect five days following the date of publication by summary.
Janessa Hurd City Clerk Pub: Jan. 23, 2011
Vehicles are one only and subject to prior sale. VINs posted at dealership. Sale price doesnâ€™t include tax, license and documentation fees. A negotiable dealer documentary fee up to $150 may be added to the sale price. See Dealer for details. Ad expires 1/28/11.
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CITY OF PORT ANGELES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the PORT ANGELES BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT will conduct a PUBLIC HEARING on FEBRUARY 7, 2011, to consider a variance from the permitted hours of construction noise found in Title 3 PAMC to allow municipal construction work to continue between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. to facilitate stormwater construction work within the Cityâ€™s Central Business District. The extended hours are requested to cause the least disruption to businesses and traffic during construction. The Board meeting will begin at 6 P.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, at City Hall, 321 East Fifth Street, Port Angeles, Washington. Verbal testimony is encouraged at the public hearing. Work is scheduled to begin in March, 2011 and continue through July, 2011, 6 PM to 6 AM Monday through Friday. APPLICANT: CITY OF PORT ANGELES PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES LOCATION: South Valley Street along West 1st Street to Laurel Street Pertinent information may be reviewed at the Cityâ€™s Department of Community & Economic Development, City Hall, 321 East Fifth Street, prior to the hearing date. City Hall is accessible for persons with disabilities. Please let us know if you will need any special accommodations to attend the meeting.
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SUBARU: â€˜08 Legacy $15,250. Economical 2.5I liter 4-Cyc, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/ CD, Power Windows, Locks, Keyless Entry, Alloy Wheels, 34,250 miles, Balance of 5/60 Factory Warranty, Spotless Carfax Report, Non-Smoker, Spolier and Bug Gard. Great Condition! Call Mike at 360-460-0959
SUZUKI â€˜05 FORENZA S WAGON 2.0 liter D-Tec 4 cylinder, auto, power windows, locks and mirrors, CD/cassette, steering wheel controls, A/C, tilt, dual front airbags, KBB value of $6,890! 27 MPG Highway! Clean inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
Bobbi Jo Kallappa Administrative Services Department Makah Tribal Council 201 Resort Drive Bld 19 Neah Bay, WA 98357 Pub: Jan. 21-Feb. 1, 2011
Under $15,000 P3139A P3071 P3029B H5685A P3137A V5459B H5664A N6894A P3110 H5225C P3140 H5166B P2814B P3118 P3099 N6829B H5522A N6898A P3141A P3100 N6895A
SUBARU: â€˜95 Impreza XL. 4WD, 2 dr coupe. $2,800. 452-6014.
To be accepted, the proposal must be submitted, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2011 by fax at (360) 645-2863 or hand delivered to :
2010 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXT
STK#P3039 Kelley BB $21,135
Must comply with the Makah Employment and Contracting Rights Office (MECRA)
2010 CHRYSLER SEBRING LIMITED
STK#P3117 Kelley BB $16,055
These restoration activities are scheduled from January 2011 through December 2011. To request a copy of the complete RFP, contact Steve Pendleton of the Makah Environmental Division at (360) 645-3289 or Marge Sawyer at 645-3286.
LOOKING for a GREAT 2010 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS
Proposals will be received at 223 East 4th Street, Room 150, Port Angeles, Washington until 10 a.m., Tuesday, February 1, at which time they will be opened publicly and respondents identified. FORD: â€˜92 Mustang Convertible. Awesome care for sale! White with white top, 85,000 original miles. $3,800/obo. Call Joe at: 360-683-3408 or 360-461-1619.
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For further information contact Sue Roberds 417-4750 Pub: Jan. 23, 2011
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File No.: 8318.20025 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Sound Community Bank Grantee: Jeffery D. Cays and Brodelle R. Cays, husband and wife Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2007-1198324 Tax Parcel ID No.: 043017-570160 Abbreviated Legal: LT 16 WOODRIDGE 10/30 Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On February 25, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot 16 of Woodridge, according to Plat thereof recorded in Volume 10 of Plats, Page 30, Records of Clallam County, Washington. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 62 Woodridge Drive Sequim, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 03/15/07, recorded on 03/23/07, under Auditor's File No. 2007-1198324, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Jeffery D. Cays and Brodelle R. Cays, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Clallam Title Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Sound Community Bank, as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 11/18/2010 Monthly Payments $13,288.00 Late Charges $578.60 Lender's Fees & Costs $0.00 Total Arrearage $13,866.60 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $675.00 Recording Costs $14.00 Total Costs $689.00 Total Amount Due: $14,555.60 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $155,262.14, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 12/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on February 25, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 02/14/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 02/14/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 02/14/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Jeff Cays 62 Woodridge Drive Sequim, WA 98382 Brodelle Cays 62 Woodridge Drive Sequim, WA 98382 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 06/08/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 06/09/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 11/18/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Winston Khan (425) 586-1900. (TS# 8318.20025) 1002.159398-FEI Pub: Jan. 23, Feb. 13, 2011 File No.: 7763.27715 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. successor in interest to Washington Mutual Bank f/k/a Washington Mutual Bank, FA Grantee: Jeffrey A. Hoffmaster and Bonnie J. Hoffmaster, husband and wife Tax Parcel ID No.: 083023140005-1000 & 083023-140007 & 083023-140005-2001 Abbreviated Legal: E 1/2 SWSENE, 23-30-08 Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On February 4, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: East half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 23, Township 20 North, Range 8 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington. Situate in Clallam County, State of Washington. More Accurately Described As: Parcel A: East half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 23, Township 20 North, Range 8 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington. Situate in Clallam County, State of Washington. Parcel B: A 60 feet easement for ingress, egress and utilities over the existing road and over and across the Northeast quarter of the Southeast quarter in Section 23, Township 30, Range 8 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 4527 & 4529 Eden Valley Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 06/21/06, recorded on 06/26/06, under Auditor's File No. 2006 1182868, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Jeffrey A. Hoffmaster and, Bonnie J. Hoffmaster, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Olympic Peninsula Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Washington Mutual Bank, F.A., as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 10/27/2010 Monthly Payments $40,350.06 Late Charges $1,613.88 Lender's Fees & Costs $38.85 Total Arrearage $42,002.79 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $725.00 Title Report $859.61 Statutory Mailings $29.12 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,697.73 Total Amount Due: $43,700.52 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $299,644.98, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 04/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on February 4, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 01/24/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 01/24/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/24/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Jeffrey A. Hoffmaster 4527 Eden Valley Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 Bonnie J. Hoffmaster 4527 Eden Valley Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 Jeffrey A. Hoffmaster 4529 Eden Valley Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 Bonnie J. Hoffmaster 4529 Eden Valley Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 09/03/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 09/04/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 10/27/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 980090997 Contact: Vonnie McElligott (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7763.27715) 1002.168994-FEI Pub: Jan. 2, 23, 2011
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Couple trapped in hot-cold cycle over this issue. What would Testy teen you suggest? Dear John: My hus— Discouraged band and I have one child, a in Fort Worth, Texas teenage daughter, and we’re going through a stressful Dear Discouraged: Instead of ending the rela- time right now. We are trying to be good parents while tionship, give your relationovercoming a loss of income John Gray ship a timeout. because only one of us curIdeally, our 20s should No intimacy rently has a job. be the decade in which we I’d like to say that our Often, couples with a Dear John: I know you take time to explore and daughter has been a help, strong physical connection get lots of letters and discover who we are and but she’s been really diffifind themselves back in e-mails, but I really need what we really want in our cult in the past months each other’s arms. But your help. I’m 26 and my relationships. Time apart with problems in school, these repeated failures are boyfriend, “Jeremy,” is 27. will allow you to re-evalustaying out past her curfew a strong indication that it’s We’ve been together for ate whether Jeremy is and not calling home. not going to work. five years, but we have one right for you. How can I get her to Right now is a good recurring problem: He Consider this: Jeremy understand what we’re time for you to date around doesn’t seem to be interwas 22 and you were 21 going through? but not sleep around. ested in being intimate when this relationship And how can I let her Form new emotional with me. If I initiate the began. He may have lost know that her behavior is bonds that could lead to a romance, he’ll cooperate, his attraction to you only making a bad situaDear Yo-Yo Love: As loving relationship later on, but it’s very rare that he because he needs to experi- tion even worse? you might suspect, your as opposed to running makes the move to start ence a greater degree of — Perplexed story is common. around the same track and our lovemaking. freedom in his life. There is in Charlotte, N.C. I get jealous when he a real possibility that his looks at other girls on TV, wandering eye and his perDear Perplexed: in magazines or in public. formance reluctance are Tough times for moms and I’m not usually a jealous very much related. dads are that much more arrive 10 days before publicaPeninsula Woman, which person, but since he hasn’t If you have any hope difficult when you put an tion. appears Sundays in the Peninwanted to have sex, I have that he is going to stay in adolescent into the mix. ■ Hand-deliver it to any of sula Daily News, welcomes lower self-esteem. this relationship, he needs In fact, in various studitems about coming North Olym- our news offices at 305 W. First I’m an attractive person. to know that the door is ies, levels of stress appear pic Peninsula events of women’s St., Port Angeles; 1939 E. Sims Way, Port Townsend; or 150 S. A lot of guys are looking open for him to go. After interest. to lessen as a child ages Sending information is easy: Fifth Ave., No. 2, Sequim, by 10 my way, but it hurts when experiencing that freedom, and begins to become days before publication. ■ E-mail it to news@ you don’t turn on the one he may come back and increasingly self-sufficient. Photos are always welcome. peninsuladailynews.com in time you love the most. appreciate you even more. If you’re e-mailing a photo, be Interestingly, teenagers to arrive 10 days before Friday sure it is at least 150 dots per At this point, I’m really Oftentimes, distance causing strive and division publication. inch resolution. considering breaking up makes the heart grow fonder. in two-parent households ■ Fax it to 360-417-3521
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have less of a stress-inducing factor in the homes of single parents. Here, researchers reason that questions regarding changing freedoms and options of growing children do not induce the friction of differing parental opinions and decisions in single-parent homes; obviously, therefore, reducing tensions and raising feelings of happiness. None of that eases the difficulty of your current situation, but it’s important to know the current rough waters will not always remain so stressful. Teenagers do grow up. My wife and I survived the teenage years of three daughters, so I know firsthand just how stressful this time can be. It’s a bumpy road, but you will turn a corner one day soon, and you will be amazed by the difference a year can make.
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This week’s question: How safe do you feel in your own hometown?
“I do feel pretty safe. My brother is a deputy sheriff, and that really helps. I’ve never had any incidents at all. I’m not a pepper spray fan either. Another lady once had pepper spray in a restaurant and it went off accidentally. I never liked it after that and never considered carrying it. I feel safe out in my area anyway.”
“I feel pretty safe. I come from a big family, and I have three brothers. So I’m not intimidated by men. So I feel OK. Generally, we all get along well and are very protective of each other, even if at certain times we don’t get along.”
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Marriages stand test of serious illnesses “IN SICKNESS OR in health” sometimes really means “in health or else.” It’s nice to know that there are many people who take their vows seriously. Not just because it’s the right thing to do but because they want to . . .
Ray My 58-year marriage was loving and caring, but not easy. Shortly after we married, my wife was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Over the years, she lost her sight because of drugs she was prescribed and became terribly deformed (for want of a better word) and could barely stand. She couldn’t feed or
“I feel pretty safe here in Port Angeles. You do read about other places and what can happen there. We do lock our doors at home and lock our car. We need these habits to be safe. We did have some vandalism in our neighborhood recently. Still, it’s a wonderful place here, with a strong community feeling compared with other places across Puget
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dress herself, sit up, turn over or go to the toilet. She spent most of her time in a wheelchair or lying in bed. And there was, of course, the pain. During all this time, she never complained. In fact, she used to help others. I’m sure she’s up there, somewhere, doing just that. If couples really liked and loved each other, illness wouldn’t change it. My wife and I loved each other to the end.
John I met my wife in Saudi Arabia. She taught French to the children of one of the Saudi princesses. I had designed and built a golf course in the country and had been asked to stay on and manage the facility. After knowing each other for only six months, we married. This was in 1995. Now 15 years later, we’re still happily married. But what has happened in between is remarkable. I’m 72, my wife is 50. In 2004, I retired. We moved to Las Vegas and bought our dream house on a golf course. During that year, I was diagnosed with heart problems that required the insertion of a pacemaker. Turn
Many options available for ‘green’ baby showers MY DAUGHTER-INLAW IS having her second baby and has decided to “go green” with all new baby products. I am giving her a shower but was wondering if it’s even appropriJodie Lynn ate to ask the guests to buy only organic gifts? Should I make a list? born to be in its own What are some good organic environment. products to suggest? However, if there are not as many choices as you Florida reader would like, just write out a I have had several check for the baby with friends request a “green” instructions that they start baby shower, and no one a savings account for college. seems to mind. I’ve done this at least It’s really kind of the twice, and it’s a neat way mom’s prerogative and to get the new parents much better for the new- thinking about the baby’s
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From Jodie Today’s moms seem to eager to provide a cleaner and more natural environment for their newborns and excited to introduce them to the safest and healthiest start in life that is currently available. There are many cool ideas for baby shower gifts that individuals could either purchase or create that would keep the organic green theme intact. Turn
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Class allows joy to rise and spread By Diane Urbani de la Paz for
PORT ANGELES — It’s pitch dark and 25 degrees, but the women here feel lithe and warm. We skim hands around our hair and across our shoulders, then extend our palms into midair. Right hip, then left, swings out. We feel the music spiral around our spines. Suddenly, we’re fluid, feeling a rush of sweetness through our veins. This is just another winter-time Zumba class, but it feels so good, I think my feet might leave the floor, allowing me to float up on a wave of warm wind, out the window and up toward heaven. This happens a lot. And when it does, I think back to what Catherine Calderon taught me about this salsa move, this brushing the hair and reaching out. Cathy, in leading me through a five-day salsa
workshop at the Esalen retreat center in Big Sur, Calif., taught me about the Orishas, gods and goddesses worshipped by the Africans forcibly moved to Cuba.
Story of Oshun Oshun (oh-SHOON), the river goddess, is the one whose story lives in my mind. It’s like a dream, only it doesn’t fade. Here’s how it goes: Oshun, in her wisdom, knows how to surround her senses with beauty; she loves to bathe in the river, with the sun shining warm on her back. Her favorite food is honey, so at midday, she slathers her skin and hair with the golden liquid. When she sees Changó, a stranger, making his way through the forest toward her, she brings her hand across her hair, then extends it, full of honey, toward him. Then she brings both hands to her waist, also glistening with
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“Dancing is health,” he says. “Dancing is the most delicious thing there is . . . don’t deny yourself.” Each of us has the rhythm of the heartbeat. Each of us holds an inner melody. At the end of our salsa class, we were to throw a party for our neighbors at Esalen, people who had been in other personal growth workshops all week, “processing” childhood trauma, pondering a career change, digging deep into past pain. Your main mission at this party, Cathy instructed, is to be spreaders of joy. Those people who come to the party to sit and watch from one end of the room may be going through any number of trials. So invite them to dance. Invite them to joy. We all have this inside us, wherever we come from. Cathy is an Irish-American from Brooklyn, N.Y. In our salsa workshop were people from Virginia, Chicago, California and Seattle. By the fifth day, we had all learned to listen to our inner joy impulse. I had begun the class feeling self-conscious and tense. But Cathy’s salsa music and gentle teaching style loosened my limbs. I discovered that I can do this joy-spreading thing at lots of locations: at a party, a concert or a Zumba class. I can let go of my tightness, I can make an S with my spine, an 8 with my hips. I can open my heart wide. I can brush my hand across my hair, across my waist, and extend it, full of honey.
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another in a circle. They acted out the story of Changó and Oshun, and they were free. Dancing together, the Africans celebrated life. They celebrated their bodies and the spirits that still belonged to them. We’re doing the same thing today, Cathy showed us: We’re dancing these dances that have the power to spread joy. Now and then, we have a visit from Oshun, according to another of the stories Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Woman about her. The river goddess was Cathy Calderon, right, teaches a salsa step devastated, Cathy told us, during a workshop at the Esalen Institute in when her people were California. taken away from Africa. She knew they were sufferhoney, and in a circular rhythms come to us from ing, but she couldn’t commotion like the one we the African people who fort them in her cool make when dancing the were brought to the Caribwaters. salsa, Oshun offers more. bean as slaves. The masSo she sent her people Cathy didn’t get into ters stripped them of their rain. Whenever water falls how these Latin moves can drums and tried to take from the sky, that’s Oshun help us through the long, away their spirits, but the bathing us in her grace. dark winter. We were after Africans held on. Cathy also brought us all in California, learning her own teacher: Felix steps from the Caribbean. “Pupy” Insua, a Cuban Still feel connected But she did explain, while santero, or priest, and a Inside, they still felt the fabulous dancer. He taught teaching us to dance salsa, connection between music merengue, mambo and us some steps, but far more soca, that the steps are not and body, body and spirit. important, he taught us to as important as your heart. So when the work day was let go and laugh, to feel the done, the people made Do this with your heart high of moving to music. music with their hands and “Agua! Agua!” Pupy wide open, she taught us. would yell. Water! These feet; they danced with one These dances and dancers are so hot! When we met him, we were a bunch of stiff, selfconscious, worried people. After some time together, Wholistic Healing with Humility, Honesty & Respect for Nature with his chant of “Agua!” Quality we were bending our knees and beaming. Healthcare at an Pupy is a self-professed Affordable Price propagator of Cuba’s rumbero culture of spontaneous No gimmicks, no catches. street rumbas. Michael provides quality,
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ere is a woman confronting a major obs not allowing it to stand in the way of jo Rebecca Wanagel is a math, reading teacher who is almost completely deaf. hearing aid in her left ear and a cochlear implan but those provide her with only the faintest amou In interviews, Wanagel answers questions abou cheerfully — and what comes across most clearly an educator who listens to her students with both and her heart, and then strives to impart what e
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Rebecca Wanagel, left, works with Bill Mueller to maintain the Adventure Route segment of the Olympic Discovery Trail near Joyce. As volunteers with the Thursday Trail Crew, they collapse small tunnels animals have dug beneath the trail and and then fill the depressions with earth.
“Having access to our local forests and [Olympic] National Park and National Forest through trails for running, biking and/or hiking,” she says, “is something for which I never stop feeling grateful.”
Rebecca Wanagel musician and teacher
Wanagel grew up in Ithaca, N.Y., the eldest sister in a family of 11 children. As a young girl, she suffered from a hearing impairment that her mother suspects was due to a low-grade measles infection during her pregnancy. “There was an outbreak of rubella in 1965, the year I was born, so that theory is quite plausible,” Wanagel says. Her hearing grew worse over the years, but Wanagel’s parents didn’t treat her like a child with a disability. For this and for other reasons, she expresses gratitude: “I have actually always felt quite fortunate, rather than feeling sorry for myself,” she says. “Rubella can do severe damage to a fetus far beyond what I experienced.” Wanagel went on to earn a master’s in special education at Syracuse University and taught in public schools for about a decade. She moved to the Olympic Peninsula in 1999, where
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Brianna Miller, 14, right, is one of math coach Rebecca Wanagel’s students. Wanagel teaches math, reading, writing and guitar to traditional and home-schooled youth as well as adults.
nd, a pilot, wanted to build a hangar and a home near Sequim. , her hearing loss had grown orking with a classroom full of difficult to impossible. She began vices as a tutor and found the and ideal. e the fast progress and personal at develop when you work with ne,” Wanagel says. “Also, it frees with students of any age or level, oung needing to learn basic problls, to adults who are struggling meet a college requirement.” ars, Wanagel has developed her ng strategies, such as paying to body and facial language in lip-reading. So she never sees a reason to not do well. across to my students in the
message that you can get it; you can do it. Therefore, I set my expectations high, and students always strive to reach that bar,” she says. Her impairment, Wanagel adds, teaches learners better communication in any situation. “It is not an option with me to mumble,” she says. “Students learn to speak face-to-face and enunciate clearly, which is a great skill to take into the world.”
‘Brings me sheer joy’ Lest Wanagel seem like too tough a taskmaster, she turns to another of her loves: music, played on the guitar. She can’t understand lyrics, can’t enjoy listening to an orchestra — but Celtic and other folk music, especially Joni Mitchell’s, send her. “Playing the guitar just brings me sheer joy. . . . I can’t fully explain why. There is some-
thing about having the ability to create intricate and beautiful music with heart-catching melodies,” she says. Wanagel recently has returned to teaching guitar, after a hiatus. “I used to give lessons here in Port Angeles; all kinds of people with all levels of natural ability came to me, some with obstacles they had to overcome to play guitar. But no matter what someone has to overcome, I can always say — from the heart — ‘You can do it. I do.’ “And they believe me. It gives them hope. They know that I have one of the worst obstacles you can have for playing a musical instrument, yet I persevere and love it just the same.” This applies to tutoring as well, Wanagel adds. “Say, for example, someone has a learning disability. That shouldn’t stop her from doing what she wants to do, like my hearing doesn’t
stop me from being a musician,” she says. At the same time, this teacher loves math — though she realizes not all of her students share the feeling. So Wanagel focuses on confidencebuilding. “It brings me great joy to watch students learn to independently use the virtual ‘tool belt’ of strategies that I help them develop. I teach a variety,” she says, so like a carpenter building a house, the learner will know how to choose the right tool for the given situation. “With adult students,” she adds, “I love watching their lifelong fear of math dissipate.” Wanagel also tutors in reading and writing, and along with those who are looking to catch up, she has students who come for enrichment and challenge. She teaches home-schooled kids, too. Turn
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Wanagel: Being part of student’s progress Continued from 7 Angeles takes her daughter Brianna to Wanagel, also for math coaching. Diane Kithcart began “I don’t want to sound driving with her son, Joey, like I am gushing, but 12, from Marrowstone Rebecca is beyond wonderIsland to Wanagel’s Port ful,” Miller says. Angeles office last June. Brianna, 14, went from Joey’s biggest challenge the lowest math scores in was math, and “they connected immediately,” Kith- her class to the highest after working with Wanacart says. “She figures out gel; these days Miller lishow her students learn, and then teaches them in a tens to her explaining algeway that they really under- bra equations to friends. Brianna looks forward to stand.” seeing her coach, adds her Wanagel’s positive attitude is unflagging, Kithcart mother, and though she still has to work hard on adds. “Joey used to beat math, she’s developed the himself up because he didn’t understand and was confidence to keep at it. lost in class. Rebecca encouraged him and never Teaches and inspires made him feel bad for not “With the deepest understanding. She is respect,” Miller says, “I call patient and keeps at it Rebecca a teacher, an eduuntil he finally has that cator who not only teaches, ‘aha’ moment.” but inspires her students.” Coral Miller of Port Wanagel, for her part, adds: “Hands down, the most joy I get is in being such an integral part of a student’s progress and being an important part of their ‘team,’: parents, teachers, other adults in their lives.” Wanagel recently had a breakthrough of her own, in her life as a musician. It’s a struggle at times to play the guitar, she says. She wishes she could play with other people, Aaron Strohauer better since she has many musiDirect Line: 565-2353 cian friends including Kelly Cell: 360-912-1364 Thomas, who with Victor Reventlow co-hosts the I would like to thank open-mic night at The Buzz all of my customers in Sequim each Wednesday. for their continued
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Staying in tune Then, one day she tried turning off her “ears,” as she calls the digital hearing aid and cochlear implant. She sang that way, and listeners told her that the difference was significant.
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was ‘tuning in,’ no pun intended, to the feel of the guitar and to where my voice is in my body. Somehow they seem to connect.” Wanagel has now sung and played, to good response, at both the Wednesday gathering at The Buzz and the Thursday night open mic at the Cracked Bean coffeehouse on DelGuzzi Drive off U.S. Highway 101 in Port Angeles. Yet she is no Pollyanna about deafness. She wonders constantly about what she’s missing. “I love the outdoors; love the mountains; love the trees; love rivers,” she says. “But I cannot hear nature sounds at all. There are no beautiful sounds in nature as far as I can hear, even though I know full well the truth is the exact opposite.” The lack of aural pleasure does not stop her, though, from enjoying a run or a mountain-bike ride through the woods — and feeling gratitude for the experience.
Wanagel says the North Olympic Peninsula, “beyond a shadow of a doubt,” is home. And to do her part to help others enjoy its natural wonders, she’s a member of the Thursday Trail Crew, a volunteer team working on the Olympic Discovery Trail’s Adventure Route west of Port Angeles. It’s another job she values, in addition to the one she does for a living. “Having access to our local forests and [Olympic] National Park and National Forest through trails for running, biking and/or hiking,” she says, “is something for which I never stop feeling grateful.”
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