PENINSULA DAILY NEWS December 30-31, 2011
Port Townsend-Jefferson County’s Daily Newspaper
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Body from bay believed to be missing person Public identity withheld until family arrives BY CHARLIE BERMANT PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
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Rescue personnel tend to the “highly decomposed” body of an unidentified woman that was pulled from Port Townsend Bay.
PORT TOWNSEND — The body of a woman pulled from Port Townsend Bay on Wednesday afternoon has been tentatively identified from information in a missing-person report. Authorities won’t release the name, age or other information until the identity has been confirmed by family members, said
Bill Beezley, East Jefferson FireRescue public information officer, who is serving as the spokesman for the investigation. “We are waiting until the body is positively identified and the family is notified before we release any information,” Beezley said. Beezley said the tentative identification was made on the basis of tattoos that were matched to a description in a missing-person’s database accessed by the Port Townsend Police Department. He would not say when the missing-person’s report was filed or from where the person was reported missing. TURN
Shhh . . . don’t look out a window, but December’s been unusually dry
‘Pleasant’ weather ending on Hurricane Ridge and has kept the Olympic Mountain snowpack below normal. This week’s wet weather won’t The dry month was the result change the fact that December of a big ridge of high pressure has been unseasonably dry for parked off the coast, like an invisthe North Olympic Peninsula. ible mountain range, diverting “Unless we get a huge storm, storms elsewhere, Neher said. December 2011 will be one of the That ridge has broken down driest on record,” said Jay Neher, and the storm track is back, a National Weather Service bringing the usual rain pattern meteorologist stationed in Seatto the Peninsula, he said. tle. The series of storms that A month of mostly clear, dry began to arrive Saturday herweather delighted area residents alded a major change in weather CHARLIE BERMANT/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS with relatively warm temperapatterns. tures and dry days but delayed Breezy conditions take some pennants for a spin at the Port Townsend Boat Haven on a TURN TO WEATHER/A7 gray Thursday afternoon. the beginning of downhill skiing BY ARWYN RICE
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Home Fund drive seeks Saturday end on high note
Services for PA Swain’s owner set Saturday
Jefferson and Clallam counties had been donated to the Home Fund. While that’s below the record End the year on a high note! total amount we received last year, Offer struggling families “a $248,367.35, it’s a terrific amount. hand up, not a handout” through Thank you, readers! the Peninsula Daily News’ PeninNext week, we will tally the sula Home Fund. remainder of donations. For 22 years, the Home Fund A final total, and a final list of has helped thousands of families donors and donations, will be pubin Clallam and Jefferson counties. lished in our Sunday, Jan. 8, ediGifts to the Home Fund make tion and at www.peninsuladaily “Click Here to Donate” button at a daily difference in lives across news.com. www.peninsuladailynews.com. the North Olympic Peninsula — The $248,367.35 raised by the Or send a check using the couthanks to our readers’ generosity. Home Fund in 2010 allowed Olypon on Page A6 today. All contributions are fully IRS CAP to help more than 2,600 tax-deductible. families, many with children, and Thank you! And Saturday is the last day to hundreds of other individuals in make a donation and get a tax As of our last deposit at First 2011. deduction for 2011. Federal on Thursday, $218,506.22 To donate online, push the from people and organizations in TURN TO FUND/A6 BY JOHN BREWER
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SEQUIM — A celebration of life for Rebecca Swain Gedlund, the owner of Swain’s General Store, will be held in the second-floor reception room at John Wayne Marina at 1 p.m. Saturday. Swain’s, at 602 E. First St. in Port Angeles, will be open only from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday so employees can attend the services. Gedlund passed away peacefully at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles on Christmas Day from lung cancer. She was 59. In addition to owning Swain’s, part of the North Olympic Peninsula fabric since it was founded by her father and mother in 1957, Gedlund also oversaw the Swain’s Family Foundation, which gives thousands of dollars in charitable donations each year to organizations across Jefferson and Clallam counties. Rebecca Swain Gedlund 1952-2011
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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press
Wynonna Judd engaged to bandmate WYNONNA JUDD IS engaged to bandmate Cactus Moser, People reported. Moser popped the question on Christmas Eve. The couple, who tour as Wynonna Judd and the Big Noise, have been dating since late 2009. This will be the third marriage for Judd, 47. She has two children, Elijah and Grace, from her twoyear marriage to Arch Kelley III. She wed her former bodyguard, D.R. Roach, in 2003, and the couple divorced in 2007. Judd, who reunited with her mother, Naomi Judd, last year for a greatest-hits CD and reality show, is currently working on her eighth studio album.
Expecting baby Rachel Uchitel, wellknown for her alleged affairs with golf pro Tiger Woods and Bones star David Boreanaz, is pregnant with her first child,
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TV personality Oprah Winfrey and rocker Steven Tyler are shown at Tyler’s lakefront home in Lake Sunapee, N.H., during the September filming of an interview for “Oprah’s Next Chapter” premiering Sunday at 6 p.m. on OWN. Winfrey is tasked with rescuing OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, after a disappointing first year. she and husband Matt Hahn announced on Twitter on Tuesday. “Expecting big things for 2012,” she posted, along with a photo of her baby bump. “Five down, four months to go.” The Celebrity Rehab
star wed Hahn in October. She was previously engaged to investment banker James Andrew O’Grady, who died in the 9/11 attacks, and married Steven Ehrenkranz in 2004, though their union lasted only four months.
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Setting it Straight
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ADRIENNE COOPER, 65, an American-born singer, teacher and curator of Yiddish music who was a pioneer in the effort to keep the embers of that language smoldering for newer generations, died Sunday in Manhattan, N.Y. The cause was adrenal cancer, said her daughter, Sarah Mina Gordon, who is also a Yiddish singer. Although the movement Ms. Cooper helped start in the 1970s and ’80s was often described as a Yiddish revival, less sentimental observers acknowledged that a true revival of the spoken language among secular Jews was unlikely, given that people who had learned it in their homes, like Holocaust survivors and children of turn-of-the-century Jewish immigrants, were dying out. But because of the teaching and organizational work of Ms. Cooper and a handful of others, klezmer has become a popular current of the music mainstream and
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Yiddish courses are given at scores of colleges. Ms. Cooper, blessed with a lush, expressive mezzosoprano and a crusader’s fervor, shepherded dozens of young performers into Yiddish music and its bedrock culture.
HARRY KULLIJIAN, 91, a former Northern California politician who married Broadway star Carol Channing some 70 years after the childhood sweethearts lost contact, died on the eve of his 92nd birthday. Mr. Kullijian collapsed at the couple’s Rancho Mirage, Calif., home after suffering an aneu- Mr. Kullijian rysm, in 2005 according to family spokesman Harlan Boll. He died Monday at a nearby hospital, Boll said. Mr. Kullijian met Channing while attending middle Lottery school in San Francisco, where they dated for a few LAST NIGHT’S LOTyears before going off to colTERY results are available lege. on a timely basis by phonThe pair lost touch for ing, toll-free, 800-545-7510 decades — as Channing or on the Internet at www. became a musical theater walottery.com/Winning hit with her Tony-winning Numbers. role in “Hello, Dolly,” while
Mr. Kullijian went to war and then local politics. But they never forgot about each other.
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Peninsula Lookback From the pages of the PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
1936 (75 years ago) Already hanging on the ropes, Old Man 1936 will go down for the final count at midnight tomorrow under the knockout punch of Kid 1937. New Year’s Eve is the biggest dance night of the year on the North Olympic Peninsula. In and around Port Angeles alone, there are parties planned at Clyde’s Oriental Gardens, the Elks temple, the Port Angeles Golf and Country Club, Dry Creek hall, Odd Fellows hall, American Legion building and Mount Pleasant schoolhouse. The Chicken Coop at Blyn also will celebrate the New Year. Clustering around radio sets for the New Year’s Day football games will be the order of the holiday. Of most interest to North Olympic Peninsula fans: the Rose Bowl fight between the University of Washington and University of Pittsburgh.
washed logs ashore at Hollywood Beach in Port AngePort Angeles’ yearlong les and shorelines elsecentennial celebration where along the North began two days early with Olympic Peninsula. the coronation of CentenThe wooden Rodgers nial Queen Karyn Kunkel. The brunette, sponsored Street bridge, which serves residents near Quilcene by the Port Angeles Go Bay, suffered further damKart Club, proved to be a popular choice for the large age to its support structures. crowd jammed into the It was seriously damMasonic Temple for the aged when heavy debris coronation ball. Queen Karyn, who sang and thundering floodin the talent portion of the waters smashed into the contest, expressed hopes of bridge in January. Otherwise, the high becoming a beautician after graduating from Port tides did not cause signifiAngeles Senior High School cant damage in Clallam or this spring. Jefferson counties.
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Laugh Lines ACCORDING TO A new survey, the most annoying word of 2011 was “whatever.” Which is why I always go with the much less annoying option: “Whatevsies.” Jimmy Fallon
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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS FRIDAY, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2011. There is one day left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 30, 1936, the United Auto Workers union staged its first “sit-down” strike at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Mich. The strike lasted until Feb. 11, 1937. On this date: ■ In 1813, the British burned Buffalo, N.Y., during the War of 1812. ■ In 1853, the United States and Mexico signed a treaty under which the U.S. agreed to buy some 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico for $10 million in a deal
known as the Gadsden Purchase. ■ In 1860, 10 days after South Carolina seceded from the Union, the state militia seized the United States Arsenal in Charleston. ■ In 1903, about 600 people died when fire broke out at the recently opened Iroquois Theater in Chicago. ■ In 1922, Vladimir I. Lenin proclaimed the establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. ■ In 1940, California’s first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and Pasadena, was officially opened by Gov. Culbert L. Olson. ■ In 1948, the Cole Porter musical “Kiss Me, Kate” opened
on Broadway. ■ In 1965, Ferdinand Marcos was inaugurated for his first term as president of the Philippines. ■ In 1972, the United States halted its heavy bombing of North Vietnam. ■ In 1994, a gunman walked into a pair of suburban Boston abortion clinics and opened fire, killing two employees. John C. Salvi III was later convicted of murder; he died in prison, an apparent suicide. ■ Ten years ago: Argentina’s interim president, Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, resigned after seven days in office, charging that his Peronist party had abandoned him.
■ Five years ago: Iraqis awoke to news that Saddam Hussein had been hanged; victims of his three decades of autocratic rule took to the streets to celebrate. A state funeral service was held in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for former President Gerald R. Ford. More than 8,500 James Brown fans filled an arena in Augusta, Ga., for a final, joyful farewell to the “Godfather of Soul.” ■ One year ago: Republican Lisa Murkowski was officially named winner of Alaska’s U.S. Senate race following a period of legal fights and limbo that had lasted longer than the write-in campaign she waged to keep her job.
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A3 Briefly: Nation 2 dead as 40 vehicles pile up in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS — Two men were killed and 61 people injured in a pre-dawn pileup involving about 40 cars, vans and other vehicles on a busy interstate that crosses New Orleans, closing the route for hours both ways, police said. Authorities said they were investigating motorists’ accounts that they drove into thick smoke or fog that abruptly limited visibility on westbound lanes of Interstate 10 heading across eastern New Orleans. Those who came upon the scene said they heard injured motorists pleading for assistance. The highway’s westbound lanes were still closed late Thursday afternoon as the investigation continued, but eastbound lanes were reopened to permit commuters to head home at rush hour. The highway is heavily trafficked, a major corridor for thousands of commuters who enter New Orleans each day from its eastern suburbs and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
ash cloud drifting from the volcano Thursday, so the Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the aviation alert level. Throughout much of 2011, scientists have monitored activity in the crater at the summit of 5,675-foot mountain. The ash cloud was spotted 50 miles from the mountain moving east-southeast. The observatory said in a release that satellite data indicates the cloud come from a single explosion event. More explosions could send ash plumes above 20,000 feet, the observatory said.
Russian roulette fatal
KINGMAN, Ariz. — A western Arizona teen has been charged with a felony stemming from the death of another teen who shot himself in the head while playing Russian roulette. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said Edward Charles Angelo Jr., 15, of Dolan Springs is charged with being a prohibited possessor of a gun, a felony because he previously was convicted of felony burglary and theft counts. Investigators said Angelo took a .22-caliber gun to a Kingman home Sept. 25 and a group of friends watched as Kevin Alaska volcano Hudgens, 16, played Russian roulette, a game in which the ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The remote Cleveland Mountain player puts a single round in a in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has gun, spins the cylinder, aims it spewed an ash cloud 15,000 feet at his head and pulls the trigger. into the air. Satellite images showed the The Associated Press
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CAIRO — Egyptian security forces stormed the offices of 10 human-rights and pro-democracy groups Thursday, including several based in the U.S., accused by the country’s military rulers of destabilizing security by fomenting protests with the help of foreign funding. The raids on 17 offices throughout Egypt are part of the ruling generals’ attempt to blame “foreign hands” for the unrest that continues to roil Egypt since the 18-day revolt that ousted longtime leader Hosni Mubarak in February but that activists say failed to topple his regime. Among the offices ransacked were the U.S.-headquartered National Democratic Institute, Freedom House and the International Republican Institute, which is observing Egypt’s staggered parliamentary elections. The Obama administration demanded Egyptian authorities immediately halt the raids on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), saying they are “inconsistent” with long-standing U.S-Egypt cooperation.
The raids on the NGOs were the first since Mubarak’s ouster, though Egyptian officials have been levying accusations for months that the civil society groups are serving a foreign agenda. Most recently this month, Justice Minister Adel Abdel-Hamid accused around 300 nonprofit groups of receiving unauthorized foreign funding and using the money for protests.
Foreign funding The Interior Ministry said the raids on 10 nonprofit organizations were part of the investigation into foreign funding of rights groups. By far the largest recipient of foreign funding in Egypt is the military itself, which has for more than 30 years received about $1.3 billion in annual U.S. security assistance. Freedom House said its staff were held incommunicado during the raids and that cellphones, laptops, funds and documents found during the interrogations were confiscated. Troops and police sealed the doors of the civil society groups and banned anyone from entering
or speaking with employees as they were interrogated. The Cairo-based Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, which is not under investigation, said in a statement that the raids went beyond the type of Mubarak-era tactics that spurred hundreds of thousands of Egyptians to take to the streets demanding freedom and democracy during this year’s uprising. “Mubarak’s regime did not dare to undertake such practices prior to the uprising,” ANHRI said, adding that the storming of the civil society organizations’ offices is part of “a systematic campaign against these organizations, which was prepared for in advance.” The country’s military was cheered by protesters when it took over security from Mubarak’s hated police force in January during the uprising. However, in the eight months since Mubarak’s ouster, the military has been methodically seeking to discredit the reformers, accusing them of illegally receiving foreign funds and being part of a plot hatched abroad to destabilize Egypt.
Briefly: World Kim Jong Un called ‘supreme leader’ by North PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea’s power brokers publicly declared Kim Jong Un the country’s supreme leader for the first time at a massive public memorial Thursday for his father, cementing the family’s hold on power for another generation. A somber Kim, dubbed the Great Successor, attended the memorial as he stood with his head bowed at the Grand People’s Study House, overlooking Kim Il Sung Square, named for his grandfather who founded modern North Korea. The unequivocal public backing for Kim Jong Un provides a strong signal that government and military officials have unified around him in the wake of his father and long time ruler Kim Jong Il’s death Dec. 17.
granting it more cultural freedoms. Most of the dead were youngsters from an extended family in the mostly Kurdish-populated area that borders Iraq. All of the victims were younger than 30, and some were the sons of village guards who have aided Turkish troops in their fight against rebels, he said. “According to the initial information, these people were not terrorists but were engaged in smuggling,” Celik said, indicating that Turkey was ready to compensate the victims. “If there was a mistake, if there was a fault, this will not be covered up, and whatever is necessary will be done.”
JOHANNESBURG — It’s been a disastrous year for elephants, perhaps the worst since ivory sales were banned in 1989 to save the world’s largest land animals from extinction, the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC said Thursday. Fatal strike error A record number of large seiANKARA, Turkey — Turkish zures of elephant tusks reprewarplanes mistakenly killed 35 sents at least 2,500 dead anismugglers and other villagers in mals and shows that organized an operation targeting Kurdish crime — in particular Asian rebels in Iraq, a senior official syndicates — is increasingly said Thursday, one of the largest involved in the illegal ivory one-day civilian death tolls dur- trade and the poaching that ing Turkey’s 27-year drive feeds it, the group said. against the guerrillas. Some of the seized tusks The killings spurred angry came from old stockpiles, the demonstrations in Istanbul and elephants having been killed several cities in the mostly years ago. Kurdish southeast and were the It’s not clear how many elelatest incident of violence to phants were recently killed in undermine the Turkish govern- Africa for their tusks, but ment’s efforts to appease the experts are alarmed. aggrieved Kurdish minority by The Associated Press
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Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson speaks at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, on Wednesday in Iowa after quitting as the state campaign chairman of Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.
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DES MOINES, Iowa — Vowing to press ahead through the Iowa caucuses, Republican Michele Bachmann dismissed the notion Thursday that her presidential campaign was in disarray — even as she lost another staff member. Her comments came a day after a key supporter fled her campaign and she had to fend off other calls to leave the race for the GOP nomination. On Thursday, Wes Enos said he was leaving his job as Bachmann’s political director, saying: “I am no longer serving in an official capacity with the campaign.” He said he doesn’t plan to work for or support another candidate
and still plans to caucus for Bachmann. Despite all that, the Minnesota congresswoman called her campaign organization “strong” and Bachmann said her headquarters had received 150 calls of support after her Iowa campaign chairman, state Sen. Kent Sorenson, resigned and switched his allegiance to rival Ron Paul on Wednesday. Sorenson made the switch a few hours after appearing with Bachmann. She alleges he was offered “a lot
of money” to change sides, an inducement she said Sorenson had told her about during a telephone conversation Tuesday. “I know what I was told in that conversation,” Bachmann said. The Paul campaign and Sorenson denied that money factored into the decision or that any such offer was made. Sorenson told CNN on Thursday that he wanted to back a candidate who is in a position to keep Mitt Romney from winning Iowa. “It’s unfortunate they’re resorting to these type of tactics,” Sorenson said. “But the fact of the matter is she wasn’t going to win Iowa.” Iowa’s caucuses will be held on Tuesday.
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West: Giffords, survivors to commemorate shooting
West: FAA OKs permit, but two months after the event
Nation: Less booze, more water can harness hangover
World: Church made with ice, snow opens in Bavaria
REP. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS, other survivors of the Tucson shooting rampage and countless others will come together in the close-knit southern Arizona city Jan. 8 to commemorate the one-year mark of that tragic day and remember those who died. A number of events are planned that Sunday. It remained unclear Thursday which Giffords will attend or whether she will make any public statements. Other survivors of the shooting, including Giffords’ staffers Ron Barber and Pam Simon, plan on going to every event that they can.
FEDERAL AVIATION AUTHORITIES have approved a plan to let a World War II-era amphibious plane take part in a celebration in Sitka, Alaska. The only problem is the event was held two months ago. Local officials received word Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration approved a permit to let a twinengine amphibian aircraft fly from Washington state for the Alaska Day celebration. The permit is good through Dec. 13, 2013. However, the plan was scrapped when officials didn’t get the permit in time.
CHICAGO ATTORNEY COLLEEN Gorman has a holiday ritual that doesn’t involve counting down to midnight: She goes online looking for new hangover remedies. Her fiance tells her she should probably just drink less. Experts agree. In fact, the only way to prevent a hangover is to not get drunk. But to soften the blow, experts say, not drinking on an empty stomach tops the list because food helps absorb alcohol and delay toxic effects on the body. Drinking plenty of water before, during and after also helps because alcohol can dehydrate the body.
A CHURCH BUILT entirely of ice and snow has opened in Bavaria — a century after villagers first built a snow church in an act of protest. The church at Mitterfirmiansreut, near the Czech border, is more than 65 feet in length and boasts a tower. It’s made up of some 49,000 cubic feet of snow. The structure was bathed in blue light as it opened Wednesday evening with a blessing from Dean Kajetan Steinbeisser. The first snow church was built in 1911. Believers from the village built it because they didn’t have a church.
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Casino workers save heart attack victim Man in stable condition at PA hospital BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
BLYN — The man had stopped breathing and was close to death as he lay on the floor of 7 Cedars Casino. But casino employees, including former Jefferson County Undersheriff Ken Sukert, helped revive him after he suffered a heart attack at about 2 p.m. Wednesday, casino security manager Robin Allen and Sequim Fire District No. 3 personnel said Thursday. The victim, a former 7 Cedars security employee, was listed in stable condi-
tion at Olympic Medical Center on Thursday morning. “They started CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] immediately and continued to do it, and that played a huge role in contributing to his good outcome,” Sequim Fire District No. 3 Medical Safety Officer Bryan Swanberg said Thursday. Allen said he believes the man lives in the Sequim area and may be in his early 70s.
Totem Lounge He was sitting at the bar in the Totem Lounge next to the security podium when he fell out of his chair and landed flat on his back, Allen said. “I observed the entire event,” Allen said, adding
that he watched Sukert, a member of the casino’s security staff, spring into action. “He was with [him] within 15 seconds,” Allen said. Sukert, who was unavailable for comment Thursday, checked the victim’s vital signs. “There was no pulse, no breathing, and he [Sukert] began CPR,” Allen recalled. Casino information technology department employee Bob Foster, an emergency medical technician, took over the procedure from Sukert, Allen said. Clallam County Fire District No. 3 personnel, whose station is within a quarter-mile east of the casino, arrived within two minutes of being called and conducted CPR on the man
for about 25 minutes. “He was not breathing when we arrived,” Swanberg said. District personnel administered jolts from an automated external defibrillator, or AED. “After the third shock, he started to breathe on his own, and he got a pulse back at that point,” Swanberg said.
In the ambulance While an ambulance transported the victim to the hospital, he started to “come around,” resisting the medical apparatus he was tethered to, District No. 3 spokesman Patrick Young said. Brain death can start in three to five minutes of when a person stops breathing, Young said.
Sequim radio station KSQM welcomes its new manager Former Police Chief Spinks takes over unpaid position BY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
SEQUIM — Former Police Chief Bob Spinks has landed a new job as boss of another kind of public operation. As of Sunday, he is general manager of KSQM 91.5 FM, Sequim’s public radio station. Salary: none. “I’m thrilled to step into this,” Spinks said in a statement this week. “Bob has a dynamic management background,” added Lynda Perry, president of KSQM’s board of directors. Spinks headed Sequim’s police force for five years before City Manager Steve Burkett asked him to resign in early 2010. Burkett said then Spinks was no longer a good match for the post. The Sequim City Council approved a severance package of some $31,000. When Spinks left the Sequim Police Department in July, he held a farewell cookout — dubbed a “Bob-rque” — at the nearby KSQM studios at 577 W. Washington St. He also vowed not to be a “wallflower” in Sequim. The loquacious law
enforcer had already begun hosting “The Five-O Show,” a program of nostalgic music, on Thursdays and Fridays from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on KSQM. That was a volunteer gig, too. The nonprofit station began broadcasting in December 2008 and has since brought onboard 18 volunteer announcers and hosted numerous fundraisers, from dances to on-air pledge drives. Since Burkett told Spinks his days as Sequim police chief were numbered, he has sought work around the state and nation at police departments in Lebanon, Ore., West Richland, Pullman and most recently in Columbus, Miss.
Discussing opportunity None of those panned out, so Spinks began discussing this new opportunity with Jeff Bankston, KSQM’s volunteer general manager since 2009. Spinks was suffering from a sinus infection this week and was not available for further comment Thursday. The station’s board — Bankston, Perry, Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict, attorney and developer Larry Freedman, semi-
retired Realtor P a u l McHugh — approved Spinks’ hiring. A s S p i n k s Spinks becomes station chief New Year’s Day, Bankston will move to a newly created job as volunteer director of development and underwriting. Bankston said he’s able to continue unpaid since he lives on savings and investments. At his new post, Bankston will seek grants, legacy gifts, event sponsors and program underwriters to keep KSQM afloat. “Hopefully, if things go well, they will both be paid” at some future point, Perry said of Bankston and Spinks, adding that “they have both put in years” of volunteer service.
’70s, Bankston said. “Left to his own devices, Bob would play Led Zeppelin,” he added, “but we’re in it for the listeners,” who have expressed love for KSQM’s mellow sound. The station’s broadcast signal covers much of the terrain between eastern Port Angeles and Diamond Point. It’s available worldwide via the Internet at www. KSQMfm.com. Music programming and community-event announcements air 24 hours a day.
Man to manage Bankston hailed Spinks as the man with the skills to manage the station — with its 100 on-air and support volunteers — as well as the time to devote to it. He and Spinks look forward to nearly quadrupling KSQM’s signal power, from 700 watts to 2,400, and replacing its Atterberry Road tower with a new one atop Blue Mountain by December 2013. Spinks has the skills to “bring us to a bigger, better place,” Bankston believes. “He’s just going to be a whiz-bang manager.”
In 2012, the station’s management team will gear up for a major capital fund drive for a new tower and more broadcast power, Bankston added. And though Spinks, 53, has made it known that he loves rock ’n’ roll, there will ________ be no changes in KSQM’s format. Features Editor Diane Urbani The station will continue de la Paz can be reached at 360airing easy-listening music 417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ of the 1930s through the peninsuladailynews.com.
2011 likely record year for crabbing THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OLYMPIA — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife said 2011 is likely to be a record year for the amounts of crab harvested by recreational crabbers in
the Puget Sound. The Kitsap Sun reported that about 2.1 million pounds of crabs were taken from Puget Sound waters in the summer season, which spans from July 1 to Labor
Day, with additional harvest coming during the fall and winter. Rich Childers of the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said he will tally the total amount of
crab after the catch reporting is completed Feb. 1. Based on the summer harvest, it appears more crabs were caught this year than any year since annual estimates were first made in 1996.
“We do CPR on a regular basis, and to have a survivable outcome because of the immediacy of CPR is the rarity,” he said, adding that too often, those who witness heart attacks are unwilling to start the emergency procedure. During CPR, a trained provider compresses the chest to create artificial circulation and provides breaths for a person who is not breathing and whose heart has stopped. “Immediate CPR supplements what’s left in the body and preserves the brain,” Young said. Automated external defibrillators also are key to preventing heart attacks from being fatal, Swanberg said. “We’re getting as many AEDs in the community as we can,” he said.
“Before we got there, they had an AED out and open and were trying to get it on.” Allen, the brother of Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Chairman Ron Allen and casino Chief Operating Officer Jerry Allen, said employees undergo first-aid training twice a year. The last one was two months ago. Swanberg said he received an update on the victim’s condition Thursday morning. “He’s actually awake and talking to his family,” Swanberg said. “He doesn’t remember the incident.”
________ Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb can be reached at 360-417-3536 or at paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily news.com.
Candidates ready to compete for seats in Congress BY MIKE BAKER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
voters decide.” Others Democrats that said they were in the race include state Sen. Steve Hobbs, former state Rep. Laura Ruderman and political activist Darcy Burner. The Republicans have already drawn Snohomish County Councilman John Koster and business consultant James Watkins. Watkins said he expected the moderate composition of the district to trigger a genuine debate about the issues instead of partisan disputes. “I don’t think there’s a real interest in hearing someone getting up and giving a lot of political talking points,” Watkins said.
OLYMPIA — Political candidates lined up Thursday to compete in Washington’s open congressional seats, even though officials haven’t yet settled on the final district boundaries. Two members of the state’s redistricting commission have proposed making a new 10th District from Olympia to Tacoma. The 1st District left open by Rep. Jay Inslee would carve out new territory as a competitive seat stretching from east of Seattle to the northern border. Since that map was released Wednesday, at least a half-dozen candi- 10th District dates have declared their At least three candidates intention to campaign for — Democrat Denny Heck the 1st District slot. and two Republican members of the Pierce County Welcomes full slate Council, Stan Flemming Darshan Rauniyar, a and Dick Muri — said they businessman running as are campaigning in the a Democrat, said he wel- 10th District. The redistricting comcomed having a full roster of candidates in the mission hasn’t voted on the new congressional proposal race. He said the diversity yet because it is struggling of the district — from the to reach agreement on the high-tech centers in King accompanying legislative County to the rural farm- maps. The panel has two ers further to the north- Democrats and two Repubeast — would mean there licans, and at least three of are a broad range of them must agree on the boundaries. issues at stake. They must finish their “It’s always good to have more candidates work by New Year’s Day or than few candidates,” the process moves to the Rauniyar said. “Let the state Supreme Court.
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John Collins, left, talks to Superior Court Clerk Ruth Gordon and County Commissioner John Austin during a reception in Collins’ honor.
Collins leaves Port of PT position with accolades BY CHARLIE BERMANT PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT TOWNSEND — John Collins received a painting with a maritime theme that is traditionally given to retiring Port of Port Townsend commissioners, but the cake at a reception in his honor had a personal message: “First reading, second reading, third reading, motion passed.” “John changed how we did things around here,” said Port Director Larry Crockett. “Before he came, they would just vote on stuff without discussing it.” About 30 people — including elected officials, port personnel and wellwishers — came to the port’s office on Hudson Street for the reception Wednesday afternoon. Collins is succeeded by
Steve Tucker, who was sworn in Wednesday for the District 1 seat on the port commission. Tucker ran unopposed and has said he would not have run if Collins had chosen to serve another term. Collins’ deliberative attitude originated from his educational background: He had worked more than 35 years as a professor of public service at various colleges around the country, including almost a decade at Seattle University, where he headed the Institute of Public Service.
‘Dream job’ After retiring, he moved to Port Townsend in 2004 and in 2007 won election to the port commission, something that turned out to be a “dream job.” He is leaving the com-
mission after one term “because there are still some things that I want to do,” Collins said. “He changed the tone of the port commission,” said Jim Pivarnik, port deputy director. “He incorporated the citizens into the decision-making process.” Added Crockett: “Every new commissioner brings a new toolkit to the job. “John filled a void that we sorely needed. “With his background in the university setting, he brought an orderliness, attention to procedures and a sense of business and budgeting that really helped us get our policies in order. “This was something that we didn’t pay much attention to previously.” Jefferson County Com-
PORT TOWNSEND — The Port of Port Townsend voted to accept federal grant money to build a passenger ferry between Seattle and Port Townsend over the dissent of one commissioner. Commissioners Leif Erickson and John Collins, who was attending his last meeting on the board Wednesday, voted in favor of receiving the grant while Commissioner Dave Thompson opposed the action. While Thompson’s vote was not needed to pass the measure, Collins nevertheless attempted to convince him. “I think we should address this with the proper skepticism, but for right now, we should allow it to move forward,” Collins said. “If I were to continue as a commissioner, I would not support anything that was not going to pencil out.”
missioner John Austin said Collins “handled this job with grace, civility and competence. “He had almost a scholarly approach and a sense of cooperation. “He reached out to, and got along well with, the other local governmental agencies.” Collins holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington and a master’s degree and doctorate from Northwestern University, where he specialized in the study of governance processes. He was the founding president of the Rat Island Rowing and Sculling Club.
________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360385-2335 or at charlie.bermant@ peninsuladailynews.com.
Thompson wasn’t convinced. “I see this as being very narrow,” Thompson said. “It is primarily aimed at the business corridor and benefits main street businesses, but I don’t see how it benefits the entire community.” He also cited fuel cost estimates of about $1,000 per round trip. “I don’t think we have the ridership to support that,” Thompson said. The grant is for construction of the boat — expected to carry 49 passengers. It will be operated by Puget Sound Express. The service is scheduled to begin in August 2013.
$20-$25 per trip Given fares of $20 to $25 per trip, the service could generate more than $2,000 per day with a full ridership, port officials have said. Proponents of the idea, including Port Director Larry Crockett and Deputy Director Jim Pivarnik, said the service will be geared toward tourists and the potential ridership exists. The ferry’s schedule would also be adjusted to accommodate rider numbers, they said. The next step in the process will take place Jan. 10, when Crockett and Pivarnik meet with U.S. Department of Transportation representatives in Seattle. After several public meetings, the port is expected to call for bids to build the boat.
________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or at charlie.bermant@peninsuladailynews. com.
Tidepools magazine entries due in January Peninsula writers, artists compete for space in annual publication BY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Then, 250 to 300 copies of the magazine will be released in June, and a public reading will take place at Peninsula College. Local bookstores, including Odyssey Books and Port Book & News in downtown Port Angeles, will have Tidepools in stock
________ Features Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz can be reached at 360417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ peninsuladailynews.com.
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PORT ANGELES — If you write short stories, essays or poetry, or if you’re an artist, photographer or songwriter, think about wading into Tidepools. The annual literary and art magazine published by Peninsula College is a showcase for writers, musicians and artists in Clallam and Jefferson counties — and the submission deadline is almost upon us: All submissions must be postmarked by Wednesday, Jan. 11. In the contests for space in Tidepools, writers may enter poetry as well as short stories and essays under 3,000 words. Photographers, musicians and other artists are also encouraged to enter their creations for consideration for this 48th edition of the magazine. The entry fees are $5 per submission for adults and $2.50 per piece for youths
age 6 to 17. At the same time, writers and artists may submit work outside the contests. These entries will be considered for publication and require no entry fee. Co-sponsored by the Peninsula Daily News and Peninsula College’s Associated Student Council, Tidepools showcases the contest-winning entries, plus other submissions the Tidepools staff selects. Contest judges are “blind,” in that they do not see the entrants’ names, said Michael Mills, the Peninsula College professor who oversees magazine production. Cash prizes to the winners in the adult and youth
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Fund: Program’s goal is ‘hand up, not a handout’ CONTINUED FROM A1 These are your neighbors, with nowhere else to turn. These are local people that OlyCAP (nonprofit Olympic Community Action Programs, the Peninsula’s No. 1 emergency-care agency) wouldn’t have been able to assist otherwise. The Peninsula Home Fund — which began in 1989 — is carefully rationed every year. With heavy demand again this year, only a few dollars are left from the 2010 campaign and will go with the new money right away to make sure no one falls through the cracks during the dark, days of winter, the most demanding time of the year.
Home Fund specifics ■ A safety net for local residents when there is nowhere else to turn. From Port Townsend to Forks, from Quilcene and Brinnon to Sequim and LaPush, the Home Fund provides hot meals for seniors, meeting rent, energy and transportation needs, warm winter coats for kids, home repairs for the low-income, needed eyeglasses and prescription drugs, dental work, safe and drug-free temporary housing . . . The list goes on and on. But the Home Fund is not a welfare program. Assistance, which usually averages less than $100, is also limited to one time in a 12-month period. The average amount of help this year was about $95 per family. But even though the dollar figures are small, the impact can be big, in huge, life-changing ways. Instances of help are designed to get an individual or family through a crisis — and every effort is made to put them back on the path to self-sufficiency. That’s the “hand up, not a handout” focus of the fund. In many instances, Peninsula Home Fund case managers at OlyCAP work
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mand, she would rent hotel rooms and force the girls to have sex with paying customers. Detectives found out about her operation when one of the girls sought help from a school counselor. The standard sentence range for her crime is seven to 10 years in prison. But Benton County Judge Craig Matheson granted the exceptional sentence Wednesday after finding “substantial and compelling reasons exist” to justify it, including that Salsbury had been similarly exploited when she was younger.
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Briefly . . . threatened with extinction. Stormwater runoff is a major source of pollution because it contains toxic metals, oil, grease, pesticides, herbicides and bacteria that runs off pavement HONOLULU — The into streams. Coast Guard said it has The ruling applies to suspended its search for a development projects per66-year-old sailor who left Kauai on Dec. 17 and failed mitted or approved by the county on or after the to make it to Oahu the court’s order while a next day as planned. related state court appeal The Coast Guard said is pending. Thursday airplane and helicopter crews searched Missing weapons more than 200,000 square LYNNWOOD — More miles for 54 hours but than 20 months after the failed to find Ira Foreman burglary, most of the nearly of Seattle. 100 weapons stolen from a The search was susLynnwood gun shop pended at 7:50 p.m. remain missing. Wednesday. The Herald reported Coast Guard officials that Lynnwood Gun & launched a search plane Sunday morning to look for Ammunition owner Randy Ketchum said federal fireForeman and his 36-foot arms-tracing officials told boat Arcturus. him that if the serial numThe search began after bers from the guns were Foreman’s wife reported removed, there was little him missing Saturday — they could do. six days after he was due Investigators won’t disto arrive at Keehi Lagoon cuss the case. It’s not clear on Oahu. what happened to all the It’s not known why stolen weapons or if arrests Foreman was reported ever were made. missing nearly a week Lynnwood police after he was due at Oahu. referred all questions to federal investigators. Runoff standards A Bureau of Alcohol, TACOMA — A federal Tobacco, Firearms and judge has issued a prelimiExplosives spokeswoman nary ruling that Clark said the agency does not County’s development standards appear to violate discuss ongoing cases. The burglary was clean water laws. The decision issued late reported at Lynnwood Gun Wednesday by U.S. District & Ammunition along Highway 99 in March 2010. Court Judge Ronald B. Ketchum said none of Leighton means Clark the guns were ever County must comply with federal clean water laws to returned to the business. The Associated Press protect rivers and salmon
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CONTINUED FROM A1 “January will be closer to normal,” Neher said. Long-range forecasts indicate the next two months may even be wetter than normal, he said. At lower elevations, there has been a noted lack of December rain.
Brinnon driest city Brinnon was the driest city on the Peninsula, measuring only 0.01 inches of rain, compared with a normal amount of 8.65 inches for December. Chimacum and Port Townsend each recorded 0.3 inches of rain. Chimacum usually receives 4.24 inches of rain for the month, while Port Townsend gets 2.55 inches of rain. Port Angeles and Sequim each had 0.44 inches of rain, well short of the usual 4.25 and 2.71 inches for December. Rainfall since Saturday has been widespread but light. By Thursday afternoon, Port Angeles received an additional 0.51 inches, while Quilcene got 1.51 inches.
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After what had been an exceptionally dry December on the North Olympic Peninsula, rain falls on pedestrians outside the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Wednesday. NWS weather observers record daily rainfall totals for their home area, then turn their charts in to the National Weather Service to be entered in the record. Official records will be determined once the month is over and complete December rain charts are collected, he said.
good,” he said. Ski blog sites are populated by frustrated skiers and snowboarders who are asking when the snow will return, he said. A wetter, colder late winter and spring are expected to cause snow levels to drop to very low elevations, Pattee said.
inches Thursday, and up to 5 inches of additional snow is forecast to fall by Saturday. Burger said the location where the snow is measured is away from the ski areas, which are windswept and have considerably less snow than the area where snow is measured. For now, the lack of snow is affecting local businesses, including All Points Charters & Tours, which provides twice-daily van service from downtown Port Angeles to Hurricane Ridge. “I’ve only been up three times this year,” said Willie Nelson, owner and operator of the tour service. Nelson said his business has suffered as fewer people are interested in visiting a snowless snowplay area, and the road has been clear, so those who do make the trip simply drive themselves. All that began to change over the weekend as wet winter weather finally moved into the region. “Six inches of snow fell last night, and another 6 inches are expected tonight,” Nelson said Tuesday. With the return of falling snow, Nelson already had reservations for today and Saturday, he said.
Overall, the snowpack in the Olympic Mountains — which supplies rivers during warmer months — is about 84 percent of normal, said Scott Pattee, Natural Resources Conservation Service water supply specialist. “Early in the season, it’s not a big deal. There is a lot of season to go,” Pattee said. Pattee is worried about an increased danger of avalanches caused by unseasonably high temperatures. “Tuesday, there were several record highs at the SNOTEL [snow telemetry] sites,” he said. Temperatures were even warmer Wednesday, he said. When wetter weather finally returned this week, it fell as rain on the snow, Pattee said. The wet, heavy snow that results from rain falling on snow encourages snow to let loose and slide, he said. Mostly, the lack of snow is affecting people who enjoy snow sports. “The conditions are not
That is welcome news for Olympic National Park, said Janis Burger, interpretive ranger for Hurricane Ridge, where the dry December translated to disappointment for some. There is enough snow for snowshoe guided walks and some cross-country skiing, Burger said, adding that some snowboarders have already been using the area, even with less-thanideal conditions. But the downhill skiing season has yet to begin. Conditions are expected to change very quickly. The “bunny hill” rope has been installed and is ready, but there isn’t enough snow on the slope, Burger said. “The lift will open later in the season,” she said. Craig Hofer, manager of the Hurricane Ridge ski area, has said 3 more feet of snow is needed to open the ski lift. ________ It’s fairly common for the Hurricane Ridge ski area to Reporter Arwyn Rice can be open late, Burger said. reached at 360-417-3535 or at The snow depth at Hur- arwyn.rice@peninsuladailynews. ricane Ridge stood at 41 com.
Body: Autopsy CONTINUED FROM A1 A Seattle pathologist was scheduled to perform an autopsy on the remains late Thursday. Either a family member or a representative of law enforcement was expected to visit the body for identification purposes, Beezley said. The body was spotted shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday by a man and a woman who were taking photographs of the bay, Beezley said. It had washed up in the area formally occupied by the Tidal Bowl, which was dismantled this month.
It was “badly decomposed and had been in the water for some time,” Beezley said. The couple called 9-1-1 emergency dispatch, and firefighters, Port Townsend police officers and the Jefferson County prosecuting attorney, acting as the county coroner, arrived. The body was taken to a waiting car at about 4 p.m. and transported to Kosec Funeral Home in Port Townsend.
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Changes coming to PA in 2012 ous new downtown events, an impressive effort to overcome potential impacts of the Hood Canal Bridge closure and the decision by the Farmers’ Market to relocate downtown. In 2009, the city identified 10 items for immediate action including funding of $115,000 for matching grants to local business owners for signage and BY KENT MYERS building facade improvements. Fourteen facade and signage The city was awarded a grant improvement grants totaling in 2009 from the AIA — Ameri$88,000 have been awarded, can Institute of Architects — to resulting in $264,000 of visible fund a community analysis by building improvements. the Sustainable Design AssessThe city’s Capital Facilities ment Team. Plan was amended to start the A team of funding process for capital projseven planning ects included in the AIA study. and architecThe city started seeking tural profesgrants to fund the waterfront sionals from improvements. around the In 2010 and 2011, developcountry spent ment of the Waterfront Transthree days in portation Improvement Project Port Angeles, — WTIP — began which consolicoordinating an Myers dates several projects from the intensive planAIA study. ning process. This includes entryway This process involved many improvements, wayfinding/ citizens who offered insight at several public meetings on how to signage enhancements, Race Street nodes, transportation improve the community in order plan update and waterfront to have a sustainable future. improvements. The team’s final report The city completed the downincluded 130 specific implementown parking study, which contation items. firmed there is sufficient parking They were presented to the City Council and the PA Forward available downtown. Municipal Code amendments advisory committee, and these removed parking fees that crerecommendations were prioritized during a public meeting in ated a disincentive for new development in the downtown. October 2009. The design team, headed by The city and numerous local Studio Cascade, was hired to agencies have been busy implecoordinate 10 AIA-related capital menting the recommendations projects. included in the final AIA study. This team coordinated public This was an inspiring time in meetings to gather citizen input Port Angeles as the community joined together in support of the on redevelopment of the water“Community at Work — Painting front from Hollywood Beach to the Downtown” project, numerEstuary Park. EDITOR’S NOTE — During 2012, Port Angeles will begin construction on an ambitious project to redevelop its waterfront as an attractive venue for residents and tourists. Here’s a progress report on this project — and related city improvements — by Port Angeles City Manager Kent Myers.
The Port Angeles waterfront west of the ferry terminal will look something like this artist’s conception in a year, when construction of an esplanade is scheduled to be completed. The esplanade will step down from Railroad Avenue, bringing people closer to the water, which is now bordered by riprap rock. Final plans were approved by the City Council, and construction drawings are now being prepared by Zenovic Engineering, a key partner of the WTIP team. Recently, 60 percent construction drawings were presented to City Council. Final construction plans will be completed early in 2012. The permitting process for Phase 1 of the waterfront improvements is underway, and six wayfinding sign prototypes were installed in the downtown
area. In 2012, the city has allocated $3.5 million to begin construction of Phase 1 of the waterfront improvements between the ferry terminal and Oak Street. Construction should begin by summer. The city is pursuing grants for future phases of the waterfront improvements. A new entryway feature and up to 80 wayfinding signs should be installed in 2012. The city’s success in imple-
menting the waterfront improvements and other AIA study recommendations has been recognized by the Washington State American Planning Association. Also, the city’s Community and Economic Development director made presentations at a number of recent conferences on progress with the AIA study. The city is committed to implementing the improvements included in the AIA study to enhance our city for residents and visitors.
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ARMED WITH A search warrant, Nelson County (N.D.) Sheriff Kelly Janke went looking for six missing cows on the Brossart family farm in the early evening of June 23. Three men brandishing rifles chased him off. Janke knew the gunmen could be anywhere on the 3,000-acre spread in eastern North Dakota. Fearful of an armed standoff, he called in reinforcements from the state Highway Patrol, a regional SWAT team, a bomb squad, ambulances and deputy sheriffs from three other counties. He also called in a Predator B drone. As the unmanned aircraft circled two miles overhead the next morning, sophisticated sensors helped pinpoint the three suspects and showed they were unarmed. Police rushed in and made the first known arrests of U.S. citizens with help from a Predator, the spy drone that has helped revolutionize modern warfare. But that was just the start. Local police say they have used two unarmed Predators based at Grand Forks Air Force Base to fly at least two dozen surveillance flights since June. The FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration have used Predators for other domestic investigations, officials said. “We don’t use (drones) on every call out,” said Bill Macki, head of
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A Predator B drone sits on a military tarmac in California’s Mojave Desert. the police SWAT team in Grand Forks. “If we have something in town like an apartment complex, we don’t call them.” The drones belong to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which operates eight Predators on the country’s northern and southwestern borders to search for illegal immigrants and smugglers.
‘Interior support’ The previously unreported use of its drones to assist local, state and federal law enforcement has occurred without any public acknowledgment or debate. Congress first authorized Customs and Border Protection to buy unarmed Predators in 2005. Officials in charge of the fleet cite broad authority to work with police from budget requests to Congress that cite “interior law enforcement support” as part of their mission.
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Michael Kostelnik, a retired Air Force general who heads the office that supervises the drones, said Predators are flown “in many areas around the country, not only for federal operators, but also for state and local law enforcement and emergency responders in times of crisis.” But former Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., who sat on the House homeland-security intelligence subcommittee at the time and served as its chairwoman from 2007 until early this year, said no one ever discussed using Predators to help local police serve warrants or do other basic work. Using Predators for routine law enforcement without public debate or clear legal authority is a mistake, Harman said. In 2008 and 2010, Harman helped beat back efforts by Homeland Security officials to use imagery from military satellites to help domestic terrorism investigations.
For decades, U.S. courts have allowed law enforcement to conduct aerial surveillance without a warrant. They have ruled that what a person does in the open, even behind a backyard fence, can be seen from a passing airplane and is not protected by privacy laws. But privacy advocates say drones help police snoop on citizens in ways that push current law to the breaking point. “Any time you have a tool like that in the hands of law enforcement that makes it easier to do surveillance, they will do more of it,” said Ryan Calo, director for privacy and robotics at the Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society. “This could be a time when people are uncomfortable, and they want to place limits on that technology. “It could make us question the doctrine that you do not have privacy in public.”
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Being a recipient of Clallam County Fire District No. 2 volunteer firefighting response to my house fire, I know first-hand that those folks who give generously of their time, family life and sleep are worth their weight in gold. The bleak financial times we are all sharing speak for themselves. That said, I will not hesitate to personally sponsor a volunteer’s $125 certification cost if needed [PDN, Dec. 26]. Others, if able, can surely also give back to our volunteers. That’s good bang for the buck. Donna Hamlin, Port Angeles
Snider steelhead The government has given Washington millions of dollars for salmon and steelhead enhancement. We are going to waste millions to enhance streams that don’t need any help. We have a program on Snider Creek for steelhead that is working great. The steelhead average larger than other hatchery fish, and they want to do away with it. Why don’t we spend some of that money to keep this program going? Larry Breitbach, Port Angeles
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Iowa’s a nice state — but this? ONLY DAYS UNTIL the Iowa caucuses! Can you believe it? Fewer than 8,000 minutes to go! Perhaps this would be a Gail good time to Collins point out that the Iowa caucuses are really ridiculous. Not Iowa itself, which is a lovely place despite being the only state besides Mississippi to never have elected a woman as governor or a member of Congress. (See if you can get to work on that, Iowa.) It has many things to recommend, including the Iowa State Fair, which, in my opinion, really sets the planetary pace when it comes to butter sculptures. Iowa does have terrible winters. Which limits participation in the caucuses, where attendance is already restricted to registered voters who are prepared to show up for a neighborhood meeting at 7 p.m. on Jan. 3. The Republicans, who are really the only game in town this year, hope to get more than 100,000 participants. That is approximately the number of people who go to Michigan Stadium to watch the Wolverines play football. However, the Wolverines’ fans do not get free cookies. Maybe the Republicans will hit 150,000! That is about the same number of people in Pomona, Calif. Imagine your reaction to seeing a story saying that a plurality of people in Pomona thought Newt Gingrich would be the best GOP presidential candidate. Would you say, “Wow! I guess Newt is now the de facto frontrunner?”
Possibly not. Iowa caucus-goers are supposed to be particularly committed citizens who can make informed choices because they’ve had an opportunity to personally meet and interact with the candidates. Some of that does happen. In 2008, at the Democratic caucus I attended in Des Moines, there was unusually high support for Bill Richardson, mostly from people who said he had been to their house. “Caucuses tend to foster more grass-roots participation,” said Caroline Tolbert, a professor at the University of Iowa and author of Why Iowa? — a question we should all be asking ourselves. But, this year, the major candidates haven’t even spent all that much time in Iowa. Until recently, Gingrich only showed up for book signings and the occasional brain science lecture. And Iowa is actually not very good at picking the ultimate winner. The theory is that its caucuses winnow the field, that if you can’t manage to come in at least fourth, you are presidential toast. (John McCain came in fourth in 2008, with the support of 15,500 Iowans. This is approximately the number of people who live on my block in New York City.) It’s that fourth-place goal that has Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum and Rick Perry staggering around the state trying to visit all 99 counties and eat at least one meal a day at a Pizza Ranch outlet. (Pizza Ranch is a Christianbased, Iowa-based chain that has found success in the conviction that pizza tastes best in a cowboy-themed setting.) “We have a good plan, and
people like us,” Santorum told The Des Moines Register this week. “I hear this all the time. “They say, ‘We really like you. You are on my list. You are No. 2 or No. 3 or No. 1,’ and that is a good place to be.” People, if you had spent the last year doing virtually nothing but visiting with small clumps of voters across the state of Iowa, would you be energized when somebody told you he had you No. 3 on the list? On Tuesday, our Iowa voters will go off to 1,774 local caucuses, most of which will be held somewhere other than the normal neighborhood polling place. Those who figure out where to go will have to sit and listen to speeches on behalf of all the candidates. Scratch anybody who was hoping to dash out of work during a coffee break. History suggests that in some rural districts, the entire caucus will consist of one guy named Earl. History also suggests that the majority of the caucus-goers will be social conservatives, which is perhaps a clue as to why Rick Perry discovered this week that he was actually against abortion even in the case of rape or incest. To summarize: On Tuesday, there will be a contest to select the preferred candidate of a small group of people who are older, wealthier and whiter than American voters in general, and more politically extreme than the average Iowa Republican. The whole world will be watching. The cookies will be excellent.
_________ Gail Collins is a columnist for The New York Times. E-mail her via http://tinyurl.com/5opfdq. Maureen Dowd, whose column usually appears in this space, will appear next Friday.
The year in Obama scandals, denials WITH 2011 DRAWING to a close, it is time to account. As an early-and-often chronicler of Chicago-on-the-Potomac, I am amazed at the stubborn and clingy persistence of President Barack Obama’s snowblowers in the media: See no scandal, hear no scandal, speak no scandal. Dartmouth College profesMichelle sor Brendan Nyhan asserted Malkin in May — while Operation Fast and Furious subpoenas were flying on Capitol Hill — that “one of the least remarked-upon aspects of the Obama presidency has been the lack of scandals.” Conveniently, he defines scandal as a “widespread elite perception of wrongdoing.” So as long as left-wing Ivy League scribes refuse to perceive something to be a scandal — never mind the actual suffering endured by the family of murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, whose death came at the hands of a Mexican cartel thug wielding a Fast and Furious gun walked across the southern border under Attorney General Eric Holder’s watch — there is no scandal! Self-serving much? This after the year kicked off in January with the departure of lying eco-radical czar Carol Browner. In back-room negotiations, she infamously bullied auto execs to “put nothing in writing, ever.” The previous fall, the White House’s own oil spill panel had singled out Browner for misleading the public about the scientific evidence for the administration’s Draconian drilling moratorium and “contributing to the perception that the government’s findings were more exact than they actually were.” The Interior Department inspector general and federal judges likewise blasted drilling ban book-cooking by Browner and
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who falsely rewrote the White House drilling ban report to doctor the Obama-appointed panel’s own overwhelming scientific objections to the job-killing edict. In February, federal Judge Martin Feldman in Louisiana excoriated the Obama Interior Department for defying his May 2010 order to lift its fraudulent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling in the Gulf. He called out the administration’s culture of contempt and “determined disregard” for the law. This spring saw rising public anger over the preferential Obamacare waiver process (which I first reported on in September 2010). Some 2,000 lucky golden ticket winners were freed from the costly federal mandates — including a handful of fancy restaurants in Aloha Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco district, the entire state of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s Nevada and scores of local, state and national Big Labor organizations, from the Service Employees International Union and Teamsters on down. Meanwhile, as The Hill newspaper reported last month, other not-so-lucky Republican-led states seeking waivers, such as Indiana and Louisiana, were rejected. Obama’s health and human services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, faced separate legal questions over her overseer role in a hair-raising document-shredding case when she served as governor of Kansas. In October, a district judge in the Sunflower State suspended court proceedings in a high-profile criminal case against the abortion racketeers of Planned Parenthood. Bombshell court filings showed that Kansas health officials “shredded documents related to felony charges the abortion giant faces” and failed to disclose it for six years. That same month, Bloomberg News columnist Jonathan Alter gushed: “There is zero evidence . . . of corruption. Where is it?” Alter’s declaration of the “Obama Miracle” came just weeks after the politically driven half-
billion-dollar Solyndra stimulus “investment” went bankrupt, prompting an FBI raid and ongoing criminal and congressional probes of the solar company funded by top White House bundler and visitor George Kaiser. As Solyndra and an avalanche of other ongoing green subsidy scams erupted, so did the LightSquared debacle — a federal broadband boondoggle involving billionaire hedge fund managers and Obama donors Philip Falcone and George Soros. In September, two high-ranking witnesses — William Shelton, the four-star general who heads the Air Force Space Command, and National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Director Anthony Russo — exposed how the White House had pressured them to alter their congressional testimony and play down concerns about LightSquared’s interference threat to military communications. The White House continues to block efforts to gain information about the Federal Communications Commission’s approval of a special waiver for the company, even as new government tests this month showed that the company’s “signals caused harmful interference to the majority of . . . general-purpose GPS receivers.” The Obama White House closed out the year with Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri demanding a probe of the smelly $443 million no-bid smallpox antiviral pill contract with Siga Technologies — controlled by big lefty donor Ron Perelman. All this — and so much more — yet erstwhile “conservative” journalist Andrew Sullivan of Newsweek/The Daily Beast scoffed: “Where are all the scandals promised by Michelle Malkin?” There’s none so blind as those who will not see.
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Initiative would legalize pot in state Some patients’ groups against proposed measure BY RACHEL LA CORTE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OLYMPIA — Supporters of an effort to legalize and regulate the recreational use of marijuana in Washington state plan to turn in signatures this week to qualify their initiative. New Approach Washington expected to turn in more than 355,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office sometime Thursday, said the group’s campaign director, Alison Holcomb. An initiative to the Legislature requires at least 241,153 valid signatures of registered state voters to be certified, though the Secretary of State’s Office suggests at least 320,000 as a buffer for any duplicate or invalid signatures.
Initiative 502 would create a system of statelicensed growers, processors and stores, and impose a 25 percent excise tax at each stage. Those 21 and older could buy up to an ounce of dried marijuana; 1 pound of marijuana-infused product in solid form, such as brownies; or 72 ounces of marijuana-infused liquids. It would be illegal for a motorist to have more than 5 nanograms of THC — the active ingredient of cannabis — per milliliter of blood in their system. “This is an issue whose time has come, both here in Washington and nationwide,” Holcomb said. Once the initiative goes to the Legislature, it has to
take action during the upcoming 60-day legislative session that begins Jan. 9 or the measure automatically goes to the November ballot. The initiative has several high-profile sponsors, including former Seattle U.S. Attorney John McKay and travel guide Rick Steves.
Conflict with feds A spokeswoman for Gov. Chris Gregoire said she has concerns about the legalization initiative because of the conflict with the federal government, which still says the drug is illegal. “Even if this were to pass, we’d still have to deal with federal law,” said spokeswoman Karina Shagren. Shagren said Gregoire would prefer to focus on getting clarity when it comes to medical marijuana laws.
juana users will be subject to arrest because of what they see as an overly strict intoxicated-driving limit. On its website, the group wrote that the limit listed in the initiative would “subject patients to highly invasive blood testing, unnecessary confinement and a criminal conviction that will haunt them for life.” “We want to legalize it too but not at the expense of those who use cannabis to successfully treat terminal and debilitating diseases,” the group said on the website. Another group opposed to I-502, the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, cited concerns about increased use among young people, increased cases of drugged driving and conflict with federal Patients Against I-502 law. A group called Patients “We just don’t think that Against I-502 has expressed it’s the right thing for state concern that medical mari- government to tell its citi-
She noted the governor’s focus is on a recent petition that she and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration asking the agency to reclassify marijuana so doctors can prescribe it and pharmacists can fill the prescription. Washington state already has a voterapproved medical marijuana law that gives doctors the right to recommend — but not prescribe — marijuana for people suffering from cancer and other conditions that cause “intractable pain.” Some marijuana legalization supporters are opposed to the current initiative.
zens to do something that can get them arrested by federal officers,” said Don Pierce, the group’s executive director. Holcomb said she believes the initiative would withstand a court challenge and hoped that “the federal government will extend I-502 at least the same respect it has extended to state medical marijuana laws.” Washington isn’t the only state considering marijuana legalization. Colorado will vote next year if a similar measure there makes the ballot. Supporters there are expected to turn in signatures in the coming weeks to qualify for the November ballot. For more information, visit www.newapproachwa. org and www.patients againsti502.org.
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COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A Springdale man faces felony marijuana trafficking charges after an officer found 3.3 pounds of marijuana wrapped up as Christmas gifts during a traffic stop in northern Idaho. Jason D. Palmer, 36, was arrested Dec. 22 as he returned from a trip to
Montana, where he had been visiting family, the Coeur d’Alene Press reported Thursday. Kootenai County sheriff’s officials said Palmer was stopped east of Coeur d’Alene because his vehicle was repeatedly changing lanes and following other drivers too closely. The officer said he smelled marijuana as he approached the vehicle.
“When I made contact at the window, the odor increased its potency,” the deputy wrote in his report. Palmer told the officer he was a medical marijuana cardholder and had a small amount of “medicine” in the vehicle. “I asked him what was in the presents, and he stated some ‘sweaters,’” the deputy wrote. A drug-sniffing dog indi-
cated the packages contained drugs, and officers opened them, court records said. Deputies also seized $800 in cash Palmer had with him.
Children arrested Palmer’s 12- and 14-yearold sons, who were in the vehicle with him, face charges of frequenting a
location where drugs are known to be. The boys were arrested because deputies believed they had knowledge of the presence of drugs, court records said. A phone message left for prosecuting attorney Barry McHugh seeking information on the charges the children faced was not immediately returned. Palmer has been
released after posting a $20,000 bond, and a preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 13, court records said. The judge ordered a public defender be appointed for Palmer. A phone listing for Palmer in Springdale could not be located. He works at a hydroponics supply store in north Spokane.
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Jump into New Year Polar bear plunges set across Peninsula BY ROB OLLIKAINEN ARWYN RICE
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Meanwhile, the 18th Nordland Polar Bear Dip at Mystery Bay will take place at the Nordland Store dock Sunday at noon. The store will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for dippers to warm up and get hot chocolate, and plungers can get a hat or towel commemorating the event. Nordland Store clerk John Malcomson has participated in the past just for the T-shirt, he said. â€œIt was very invigorating,â€? he said with a laugh. No wet suits will be allowed, but Malcomson offered a few tips for a more pleasant dip. â€œWear water shoes so you can get out right away and not wait for the ladder,â€? he said. And hold your breath no matter what, Malcomson warned. â€œWhen you hit the water, youâ€™ll be tempted to gasp,â€? he said. At just that moment, the water closes over the dipperâ€™s head, he explained, and gasping will result in breathing water, not air.
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Polar bear swimmers run into the chilly waters of Port Angeles Harbor in 2010. ball team to participate this year. â€œWeâ€™ll see if they have what it takes to take on the water,â€? Williams said. The Neah Bay plunge will be held at noon off Bayside Avenue near the senior center. The Lake Pleasant Polar Bear Plunge will happen at 10 a.m. Sunday at Lake Pleasant Community Beach County Park. Last year, about 30 people participated, said Carin Hirsch, mother of founding Polar Bear Sonja Hirsch. The park is off U.S. Highway 101 in Beaver, 10 miles north of Forks. The National Weather Service forecast for Sunday calls for a chance of rain with highs in the mid-40s on the North Olympic Peninsula.
On the opposite end of the North Olympic Peninsula, Neah Bay Polar Bear Plunge organizer June Williams said she will challenge the state champion Neah Bay High School foot-
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Dan Welden tried to explain the logic of submerging oneself in a frigid body of water on New Yearâ€™s Day like this: Do your most foolish thing of the year on the first day of the year. â€œGet it out of the way,â€? he said. Welden is the organizer of the popular Port Angeles Plunge, which is held every Jan. 1 at Hollywood Beach. He estimates that between 50 and 100 participants will take the community plunge Sunday, with another 150 or so looking on. The plunge will take place at 10 a.m. Some participants warm up by running the Port Angeles Waterfront Trail before galloping into a 45-degree Port Angeles Harbor. Welden said he inspected the beach Wednesday and liked what he saw. â€œRight now, it looks really good,â€? he said. â€œThere was a lot of sand there and not a lot of kelp and seaweed.â€? In past years, participants would find pieces of seaweed in their hair days after the plunge, Welden said. Now in its 24th year, the Port Angeles Plunge started with three people the first year and grew exponentially in subsequent years, Welden said.
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Bothell’s housing bust leads to more forest BY NOAH HAGLUND EVERETT HERALD
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Joy Johnston walks past one a several overgrown structures in Bothell earlier this month in a forest that has been purchased by the city for preservation as a wooded park with trails. who represented the Boy Scouts in the transaction. “The Scouts took a big discount on this,” Zemp said. “They felt it was the right thing to do.” The Boy Scouts’ local branch, the Chief Seattle Council, had owned the land since the late 1970s. A family originally donated the acreage so the Boy Scouts could raise money by developing it, Zemp said. Lately, however, the Scouts have been selling off properties to focus on its core mission of serving youth, rather than branching into property management.
Undeveloped land The acreage the city just bought is part of an undeveloped, wedge-shaped tract of 64 acres. Friends of North Creek Forest hopes to buy another 6-acre piece with a $100,000 federal grant, Freese said. Bothell intends to keep the woods as a passive park, meaning there are few plans to alter the landscape beyond trail building and interpretive signs. “The Bothell City Council, city staff and our citizens worked for years to bring together the public-private partnership that has preserved this beautiful forest,” Bothell Mayor Mark Lamb said. Money for the purchase came partly from property
taxes collected for Snohomish County’s Conservation Futures program. There also was a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce. King County’s Conservation Futures program and parks levy covered the price for the portion of the woods south of the King-Snohomish County line. Bothell straddles both counties. The woods stand about a mile northeast of downtown Bothell. One main asset is its close proximity to an estimated 9,000 students, Freese said. The goal is to turn the area into a living biology laboratory for students of all ages, “from K through Ph.D.” The woods border Canyon Park Junior High School to the north and a wetland-restoration project to the south maintained by the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Cascadia Community College and other schools are nearby as well. The deal, closed Dec. 15, stems from a decade of work started by another grassroots group, Help Our Woods. The Friends group, which shares many of the same members, formed in February and has since put in an estimated 3,000 hours or more of volunteer effort into research, grant writing and networking.
BOTHELL — From the freeway, it looks like just another patch of woods ripe for new housing development once the economy revives. From the air, the forested stretch along Interstate 405 reveals itself as part of a green ribbon buffering an active salmon creek. The appearance of a “sold” sign in mid-December marked a 35-acre patch of western red cedar, western hemlock and Douglas fir as property of the city of Bothell, a Seattle suburb. “They were just getting ready to build on it when the housing crisis hit,” said Jim Freese, the volunteer serving as interim director of the Friends of North Creek Forest group that helped the city buy the land. The idea is to keep the woods as a nature preserve for the fast-developing area surrounding North Creek, which drains much of south Snohomish County and flows into the Sammamish River and Juanita Bay on the north end of Lake Washington. The woods, on a steep, eastern-facing slope, provide a nearly mile-long natural filter for water that drains into the salmon-spawning stream on the other side of I-405. The woods also provide habitat for an array of fauna that includes pileated woodpeckers, black-tailed deer, coyotes and salamanders. “This is the biggest piece of the puzzle and some of the very best land,” said Woody Wheeler, a consultant who has been working with the Friends group. “It’s really an integral part of a much larger ecosystem.” The city paid the Boy Scouts of America $460,000 for the land. That’s a steep markdown from its current appraisal of $700,000. The land could have fetched at least $1 million during the building boom a few years ago, said Bryan Zemp, a real estate agent
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PT throws First Night of family fun BY DIANE URBANI
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PORT TOWNSEND â€” First Night means a lot of things to a lot of people. And in this artsand sea-loving town, the night leading to 2012 means live performances, craft projects, at least four kinds of dancing and, to put an exclamation point on it, a fireworks show and the raising of a lighted anchor. This year is the fifth annual First Night, with family-friendly, alcohol-free activities downtown from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation; $5 per person or $10 per family is suggested. Passes for the event are available in advance at the eventâ€™s main presenter, the Jefferson County Historical Museum at 250 Madison St., or revelers can pick them up in the lobby of the new Port Townsend City Hall building on New Yearâ€™s Eve. More information is available at 360-385-1003 or www.JCHS museum.org. Just about everything happens inside Port Townsend City Hall or at nearby venues such as Elevated Ice Cream. The 9 p.m. climax, to coincide with the midnight ball drop in New York Cityâ€™s Times Square, combines fireworks with that big anchor sculpture to be hoisted over Memorial Field at Washington and Madison streets.
MUCH MORE ON New Yearâ€™s Eve festivities across the North Olympic Peninsula awaits in the new edition of Peninsula Spotlight inside todayâ€™s Peninsula Daily News.
â– Music by DJ Dresden, dancing and winter paper craft projects â€” 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. At Elevated Ice Cream, 631 Water St.: â– Music by the Airstream Traveler band, plus face-painting â€” 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. At the Pope Marine BuildCHARLIE BERMANT/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS ing, Water and Madison Sierra Bleakley, left, and Melissa Mulkey show off their cat faces during the First Night streets: celebration that rang in 2011 in Port Townsend. â– Square, line, round and folk dancing â€” 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. the fire hall. readings by local actors â€” 6 p.m. At Memorial Field, 550 ALSO . . . â– Screenings of Port to 8:45 p.m. Washington St.: â– Annual New Yearâ€™s Eve Townsend Film Festival shorts At the Cotton Building, 607 â– Fireworks display and raisparty at PAâ€™s Elks Naval including â€œOn the Rise,â€? â€œBring Water St.: ing of the First Night anchor by Lodge/B3 Me Sunshine,â€? â€œMr. Happy Manâ€? sculptor Thaddeus Jurczynski â€” â– Storytelling for younger 9 p.m. and â€œOn Assignment Jimmy children presented by Key City â– Peninsula-wide Polar Bear Also for New Yearâ€™s Eve revelPlunges/A11 Chinâ€? â€” 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in Public Theatre â€” 6 p.m. to ers and those working that night, the theater gallery. 7:30 p.m. â– Cupcake walk â€” 6 p.m. to â– Puppet Theatrical by Thad- Jefferson Transit will provide â– â€œDream for 2012â€? Dreamfree rides on its No. 11 Port 8:45 p.m. in the old marshalâ€™s deus Jurczynski & Co. â€” catcher interactive art project â€” Townsend Shuttle and No. 6 Trioffice. 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Schedule Area Loop buses from 8 p.m. â– Childrenâ€™s games â€” 6 p.m. At Jefferson Community â– â€œExploring Handsâ€? drawing until 2:55 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. in the jail cells. School, 280 Quincy St.: exhibit by Port Townsend High Hereâ€™s an outline of how the For details on where and â– â€œHistory Isâ€? short videos â– Native American button School students â€” 6 p.m. to evening will unfold. when to catch those buses, visit from Seattleâ€™s Museum of History blanket art project open to all, At City Hall, 540 Water St.: 8:45 p.m. in the Hildt Room. www.JeffersonTransit.com. & Industry â€” 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. alongside the Native American â– Shady Grove Old Folks â– Hands-on â€œHistory Huntâ€? ________ in the womenâ€™s jail. Educational Trunk display â€” Band â€” 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. game â€” 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in At Key City Playhouse, 419 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. â– PT Songlines Community the courtroom gallery. Features Editor Diane Urbani de la At the Boiler Room, 711 Chorus Sing-along â€” 7:30 p.m. to â– Lap-steel oldies with Larry Washington St.: Paz can be reached at 360-417-3550 or â– Best of PT Shorts literary Water St.: 8:45 p.m. at email@example.com. Jones â€” 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in
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tery is planned for dinner New Year’s Eve at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. The dinner with a mystery will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the felPort Angeles lowship at 73 Howe Road. Participants will be Murder mystery asked to answer the quesPORT ANGELES — A tion: Was the killer the ragcircus-themed murder mys- ing ringmaster, the talented
The new year begins on the North Olympic Peninsula with a murder mystery, a hike, a cruise and a way to get in shape — among other attractions. For more about arts and entertainment events, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’
tigh rope walker, the amazing acrobat or the lion tamer? This is a potluck gala with vegetarian soup provided. Suggested donation is $5 to $10, and proceeds will go to MANNA and Friends of the Fields. For more information,
phone Rose Marschall at and raising funds for the 360-808-2662 or Sandra Port Angeles Fine Arts CenHoward at 360-417-8812. ter — is open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in an Art Is a Gift upstairs room at The LandPORT ANGELES — ing, which is at the intersecToday is the last day of the tion of Lincoln Street and annual show and sale, Art Railroad Avenue on the Is a Gift. Port Angeles waterfront. The sale — showcasing TURN TO EVENTS/B3 Pacific Northwest artists
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PA celebration to benefit charity Night to include food, dancing, balloon drop BY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Saturday night brings an opportunity to celebrate life — by ringing in 2012 and reaching out across the world. The eighth annual New Year’s Eve at the Elks Naval Lodge features a lavish buffet, classic rock and modern dance hits by Mister Sister, a silent auction and a dessert auction, all to benefit Hilda’s Hope for Life, the Port Angeles-based charity founded by Arlene Blume. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the buffet laid out at 7 p.m. Dishes include seafood chowder, miniature flatiron steaks, crab artichoke dip, Thai chicken satay, Asian salad, Mediterranean pastries and fruit and cheese platters. At midnight, “we’ll do a balloon drop and the whole nine yards,” promised Blume, the Elks’ club manager. Tickets are $45 person or $315 for a table for eight and include dinner plus party favors and champagne at midnight. To make reservations, phone 360-457-3355. Tickets will also be sold at the door of the Elks Lodge, which is upstairs at
131 E. First St. Blume traveled to Kampala, Uganda, for the first time back in 2004. There, she met many ailing children, including baby Hilda. Hilda weighed only about 3 pounds and had such a severe case of thrush that she had to be fed with an eyedropper. A few weeks after Blume returned home to Port Angeles, she received word that Hilda hadn’t survived — but that news did not daunt her a bit.
Uganda charity She formed Hilda’s Hope for the other Ugandan children — and their caregivers — who are coping with diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV. Hilda’s Hope raises funds to send the youngsters to school and even college, in the case of Sister Margaret, a young woman who has completed a degree in medicine and is now a practicing physician in Uganda. “People say, ‘Why are you doing this? Why don’t you do something here?’” Blume said earlier this week. “We have so many more resources” by comparison in the United States. In Uganda, people with HIV are considered unemployable — until they
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Arlene Blume stands on the balcony at the Elks Naval Lodge ballroom in Port Angeles on Wednesday. receive help in the form of job training and tuition assistance from organizations like Hilda’s Hope. “Supporting something like this is a great way to kick off the new year,” Blume said of Saturday’s dinner and dance party. In addition to the ticket revenue, proceeds from the silent auction, dessert auction and wine bar will all go to Hilda’s Hope for Life. Mister Sister will start
its show at 9 p.m. with music from the 1960s on up to current hits, all delivered through a state-of-the-art sound system, said drummer and vocalist John Frichette.
‘Great room’ The Elks lodge “is a great room. We do special effects, lights and fog to make it a production,” he promised. The band’s repertoire
ranges from The Beatles’ “I Saw Her Standing There” to Billy Idol’s “Rebel Yell” to Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger.” Frichette said his band especially enjoys working on New Year’s Eve, since people cut loose a bit more on the dance floor. Blume, already in a party mood, said the buffet and dessert auction of treats from local restaurants will make this event a
particularly delectable one. “It’s going to be a total riot,” she said, “and the food’s going to be unreal.” It’s a way to support children who otherwise have very little, Blume said. Then she added a trite-yettrue point: “Our children are our future.”
________ Features Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz can be reached at 360417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ peninsuladailynews.com.
Briefly . . . Sculptors elect 2012 officers SEQUIM — The Olympic Driftwood Sculptors have elected officers for 2012. They are President Royce Rotmark, Vice President Tuttie Peetz, Secretary Marilyn Bruning and Treasurer Lyn Fiveash. This group meets the first Wednesday of each month at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. For more information, phone 360-681-2535 or email info@olympic driftwoodsculptors.org.
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Olympic Driftwood Sculptors 2012 officers are, from left, President Royce Rotmark, Vice President Tuttie Peetz, Secretary Marilyn Bruning and Treasurer Lyn Fiveash. hold a free Women’s Self Defense and Fitness seminar from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. The seminar is open to all ages, and mother/ daughter registration is encouraged.
Space is limited. To register, phone instructor Meghan Ventura at 360-808-7303.
Cancer detection PORT ANGELES — Price Ford, the Ford Motor
Company Fund and Hope Now International are teaming up with mobile health screening provider HealthFair for a free breast cancer detection event at the Port Angeles Walmart, 3411 E. Kolonels Way, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Ford Women’s Health Initiative Mobile Breast Imaging Tour, launched in October, is traveling through the Northwest to offer this free service to women in local communities. The mobile testing unit is a 40-foot coach equipped with the latest technology in 3-D breast ultrasound. Everyone is eligible, but appointments are required because space is limited. For more information or to sign up, visit www.Ford WomensHealth.com or phone 855-380-TEST (8378).
Recycle your tree PORT ANGELES — Christmas trees will be collected curbside in the city of Port Angeles during the week of Jan. 9. Trees must be cut into 4-foot lengths, bundled and put out on a neighborhood’s regular garbage collection day. Remove tinsel, flock or ornaments. You do not have to be a yard-waste subscriber to get this once-a-year free service. “Each year, we collect about 600 Christmas trees for composting,” said Helen Freilich, city waste-reduction specialist. “This is a great service for our residential customers who need to get rid of their tree.” County residents can take their trees to the yard debris area of the Regional Transfer Station from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
through Saturday. A minimum yard-waste fee of $5 is charged. The trees are mixed with other yard debris and made into Garden Glory Compost. For more information visit www.cityofpa.us/ pwSolidWCollections.htm, phone Freilich at 360-4174874 or email recycling@ cityofpa.us.
Successful snips PORT ANGELES — Peninsula Friends of Animals recently held a successful Nickel Neuter Day event. Spay/neuter coordinator Sharon Palmer reported that 35 male cats belonging to low-income families were neutered at the event. For more information on the spay/neuter program, phone 360-452-0414 and leave a message. Peninsula Daily News
Events: Masons host all-you-can-eat breakfast CONTINUED FROM B2 The sale is in this new location thanks to The Landing owner Paul Cronauer, who donated the space. It benefits the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center at 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., which is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a “silver milestone.” Admission is free to the center, which is likewise open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more details about downtown’s Art Is a Gift as well as the activities at the arts center itself, visit www. PAFAC.org or phone 360457-3532.
Masons breakfast PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles Masons Lodge No. 69 will host an all-youcan-eat New Year’s Day breakfast. The breakfast will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Masonic Lodge, 622 S. Lincoln St. Suggested donations are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors 65 and older. Children younger than 10 will be admitted free.
Those who donate two or more nonperishable food items will receive a $1 discount. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Masons charity and scholarship funds.
Lights tour PORT ANGELES — All Points Charters & Tours will offer its last glimpses of the city’s holiday lights tonight. The seasonal two-hour tours, which began earlier this month, start at 7 p.m. from the Safeway parking lot at Third and Lincoln streets. The tour is of decorated residential areas. Fares are $7.50 for adults, $3.75 for children 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. Reservations may be made by phoning 360-4607131.
Sequim SARC open house SEQUIM — Planning to get into shape this coming year? The Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center show-
cases its facility and a variety of classes during a free open house on New Year’s Day. The open house at the center at 610 N. Fifth Ave. will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. No admission will be charged, and classes will be offered free. “We are encouraging people to come by and see everything that SARC has to offer,” said Susan Sorensen, chairwoman of the SARC board. “When we have an open house . . . it’s amazing how many people come in and go, ‘I’ve lived here for five years and never knew this was here,’” Sorensen added. During the first six months of the year, the facility is lowering admission prices and expanding hours. General admission will be $8 for adults, $4 for youths and free for children 2 and younger, as opposed to former fees of $10 for adults, $5 for youths and $2.25 for children 3 to 7, and a new, fee-free infant (birth-2) age group On Sunday, hours will change as well, with the facility open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Fri-
day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Now, the center is open from 5:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
New Year’s walk SEQUIM — The Olympic Peninsula Explorers will hold a club walk on the Olympic Discovery Trail from Railroad Bridge Park to Robin Hill County Park on New Year’s Day. Participants will meet at the Sequim QFC parking lot, 990 E. Washington St., at 9 a.m. Sunday before heading to Railroad Bridge Park to begin the walk. Three options are available: 5- 12- and 15-kilometer walks. Strollers are OK. Wheelchairs can be used. Pets must be on leashes. For more information, phone Mary Allen Clark at 360-452-0593.
Society will hold its annual Teddy Bear Walk on Sunday. Participants will meet at North Beach Park, 5880 Kuhn St., at 1 p.m. for the New Year’s Day walk. The hike will be from 1 to 3 miles, depending on the weather, and will venture into Fort Worden State Park after passing through the Chinese Gardens. Other destinations include Hidden Pond and the big willow. For more information, phone Fred or Ann Weinmann at 360-379-0986 or email fweinmann@ cablespeed.com.
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PORT TOWNSEND — An early winter bird migration cruise to Protection Island is planned on New Year’s Eve. The three-hour cruise will leave from Port Townsend’s Point Hudson Marina at 1 p.m. Saturday. Port Townsend “Our New Year’s Eve cruise is an annual tradiTeddy Bear Walk tion for many people, giving PORT TOWNSEND — everyone a chance to see The Olympic chapter of the lots of birds and wildlife,” Washington Native Plant said Anne Murphy, execu-
tive director for the Port Townsend Marine Science Center. Naturalists from the center will be on board to tell about the island and its birds and marine mammals, she said. “It’s a fun trip for all ages.” Cruises to Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge at the mouth of Discovery Bay are aboard an enclosed motor-yacht. Tickets are $55 per person or $50 for members of the center, Burke Museum, Audubon or the Washington Ornithological Society. Proceeds from the trip help to fund center programs. The cruise may include an additional stop at the Kilisut Harbor/Mystery Bay area between Marrowstone and Indian islands. Onboard refreshments will be available. For reservations, phone the Port Townsend Marine Science Center at 360-3855582 or 800-566-3932 or email email@example.com.
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Briefly . . . Burning Bowl event to be in PA Sunday PORT ANGELES — Marilyn and Robert Eash will lead the celebration service at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle St., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. They will present “Out with the Old, in with the True” and conduct the annual Burning Bowl ceremony. This is a time to forgive, release and heal the past in preparation for a new vision in a new year. If you prefer to do your own Burning Bowl ceremony at home, remember that after you release what no longer serves you, let the spirit fill you and guide you in the new vision for 2012.
Gospel concert PORT ANGELES — Sweet Presence, Dolly, Ernie and Corey Schaber of Abbortsford, B.C., will return to Bethany Pentacostal Church, 508 S. Francis St., for a concert of Southern and traditional gospel music at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8. For more information, phone the church at 360457-1030.
‘Perspectives’ set in Sequim have been taking turns hosting the tea SEQUIM — “Perspecand commemorating the tives on the World Christian Movement,” a 16-week wise men’s visit to the Christ child. course that addresses One of the highlights of vision for missions, will be the tea is the cutting and held at Sequim Community sharing of the Epiphany Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., cake, which contains a spefrom Jan. 9 to April 30. cial charm inside. Each night of the Tea sandwiches, cookies, course, a light dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. with coffee, tea and punch will be served along with the the class running from Epiphany cake. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The appearance of the The nondenominational Three Kings will begin the sessions will feature a processional into the sancspeaker drawn from a tuary for a special musical different area, including program that will begin at that of pastor, professor, 2:15 p.m. biblical scholar, mobilizer, Attendees are encourtheologian, missiologist aged to be at the tea at and field missionary. 1 p.m. this year, rather Class fees reflect three than on a drop-in basis. levels of participation, For more information, including one to earn colphone 2012 tea Chairlege credit. woman Janis DeVerter at For more details or 360-681-0352. to register, visit www. Perspectives.org and follow directions for Lapsed Catholics the series at Sequim PORT ANGELES — Community Church, 950 Queen of Angels Catholic N. Fifth St. Church will hold a series for Catholics who have Epiphany Tea been away from the church and are considering returnSEQUIM — The ing to the sacraments and Sequim community’s 43rd regular Mass attendance. annual Epiphany Tea will Seminars will be held be held at Faith Lutheran in the Mary Room underChurch, 382 W. Cedar St., neath the rectory at 209 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. FriW. 11th St. from 9:30 a.m. day, Jan. 6, the dedicated to 10:45 a.m. Sunday church calendar Day of mornings from Jan. 8 to Epiphany. Feb. 12. The event is free, with “The Returning Cathodonations accepted in support of Sequim Community lics” program provides an opportunity for people to Aid. Since 1969, churches ask questions about their
faith in an encouraging, nonthreatening manner. For more information, phone the parish office at 360-452-2351 or Betty Halberg at 360-928-3341.
Zoning complaint PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Detroit is reviewing a religious discrimination complaint against a community for rejecting a zoning change that would allow construction of a Muslim school. The Michigan Islamic Academy wants to build at a 26-acre site in Washtenaw County’s Pittsfield Township. “We are reviewing the matter and whether to proceed with a formal investigation,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Judith Levy said. On Oct. 26, the township board rejected the request, following an earlier rejection by the township planning commission. School officials said the 200-student school is too big for its location in nearby Ann Arbor. Township Supervisor Mandy Grewal said the decision isn’t based on religion. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said the decision violated the First Amendment right of religious freedom, and it asked the Justice Department to investigate. Peninsula Daily News and The Associated Press
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ISSUES OF FAITH demn themWilson selves and others from their experiences. The learning that brings fulfillment and happiness is the deeper wisdom and understanding that sees God as fully present in every experience. Understanding our relationship to God is like the sun at noonday to the soul. It dispels the gloom, banishes the shadowy monsters and fully reveals the truth. This truth sets us free from regrets and the past. As stated in Proverbs 3:13-14, “Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding, for the gain from it is better than gain from silver and its profit better than gold.”
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INDIANAPOLIS — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has asked a judge to hold the state Department of Correction in contempt for failing to provide four inmates with kosher food. Ken Falk, an ACLU attorney, said Correction officials haven’t complied with a 2010 federal court order requiring kosher meals be offered for inmates observing Jewish
dietary laws. The inmates are in state prisons in Michigan City, Pendleton and Putnamville. An Orthodox Jewish inmate sued in 2009 after the agency began substituting vegan meals for kosher meals, citing higher costs. A spokesman for the Correction Department said the agency has a process for reviewing kosher diet requests that it believes complies with the court order.
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ONE NEVER KNOWS where one will find insight. For instance, recently I read a quarterly bulletin from an investment firm — not usually inspirational reading. One article mentioned that fulfillment in retirement is negatively impacted by regrets about the past. Although we often define success by our achievements, we can also define success as what we accept and learn from our life experiences. The article went so far as to say that true success is developing our authentic wisdom and understanding from our unique life experiences. What an extraordinary insight. It reminded me of Edward Hays’ story “The Magic Folger’s Coffee Can.” A young boy was given a magic coffee can and told that the secret to happiness was to fill the can to the brim. So he sought to fill the can his entire life. All his possessions and achievements went into the can, but it was never filled. He ultimately died quite unhappy.
Understanding does not come effortlessly. Regrets It requires a willingness to question, to seek, to operWhen we measure our success by what we put into ate with compassion and to take an unequivocal stand the “can,” we can often feel with regard to the basic regret. nature of God. There are never enough My stand is that God is achievements, or the satisfaction they give is fleeting. absolute good and the Yet to feel successful is a source of all that is. Therefore, I choose to live basic universal human inside the question of how need. God as absolute goodness We want to know that our life has been worthwhile shows up in the midst of every experience. and has made a difference In the story of the magic in the world. Folger’s coffee can, a young When we redefine sucgirl found the can and cess as what we learn in noticed that it had no botlife, we are empowered to tom. succeed on our terms. She was not disapSuccess is not limited to pointed, however, because actual outcomes, which are she noticed that when she the product of a variety of looked at the sun or her factors, few of which are strictly under our control. dolls or flowers or family We are no longer held through the can, they filled hostage by past mistakes or the can and filled her with failures because every life happiness. experience provides a learnMay the lens through ing opportunity. which we measure success So we really can transtransform our past and form the past. open up extraordinary Every regret and disapopportunities for happiness pointment that we transin the New Year. form frees up energy to live __________ more creatively and joyfully Issues of Faith is a rotating in the present. by seven religious leaders But not just any learning column on the North Olympic Peninsula. will do. The Rev. Barbara Wilson of Port Some people have Angeles is an ordained Unity paslearned to distrust and con- tor-at-large.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The newly elected president of North Carolina’s largest religious denomination said he hopes for a civil debate over a proposal to ban samesex marriage in the state constitution. The Rev. Mark Harris, president of the Baptist State Convention of North
Carolina, said he understands the question is an emotional one. But Harris said he thinks both sides can respectfully argue their cases. Harris was elected to a one-year term last month. The convention represents roughly 4,300 churches and some 1.3 million members in North Carolina.
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Tourism gets boost; question is: Will it last? beachside merchant near the display, said a few days after the Christmas lights were turned on and the ice rink opened in early December. “There weren’t that many people over there skating, and that is a lot of money to spend.” The seven counties spent $2.5 million on promotions alone. In Perdido Key, officials purchased $12,500 worth of BP gas cards for tourists who present receipts showing they’ve stayed in the area, essentially putting BP funds back into the company’s pocket. Alison Davenport, chair of the Perdido Key Chamber and Visitors Center, said the goal is to get tourists driving to the area next spring.
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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Sports towels and fleece blankets. A poker tournament. A $1 million Christmas display. A prom . . . for senior citizens. BP gas card giveaways. A “most deserving mom” contest. And advertising — lots of advertising. Florida Panhandle officials made the mix of eyebrow-raising purchases with $30 million BP gave them earlier this year to help tourism recover from 2010’s disastrous Gulf oil spill. The money allowed seven area tourism bureaus to try promotions they could never have afforded otherwise, and it has propelled the Panhandle’s visitor counts to record numbers this year following a disastrous season right after the spill.
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But what’s next? The question now is what happens when the BP money dries up, most likely next April. The grants doubled and tripled the tourism-promotion budgets in these Panhandle counties, and officials worry the boost in visitors may prove fleeting. “It is one thing to have your numbers go up when a tremendous amount of money is being put not only in our economy, but in all of north Florida,” said Curt Blair, executive director of the Franklin County Tourist Development Council. “We will see after April whether part of this was a real recovery . . . or if we see falloff. . . . Whether we’ve done that or if we’ve just propped up the market.” BP announced the $30 million tourism grants in April.
Ray Palmer, director of the Pensacola Sports Association, displays a sports towel and fleece blanket that were among the tourism-promotion items funded by British Petroleum. While the agreement for the money doesn’t prevent Florida from pursuing any claims against BP or others, officials there decided a week later not to join other Gulf states in a lawsuit against Transocean, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig at the heart of the spill. Separately, BP had already given $150 million into the four Gulf states in the months after the oil spill — with few strings attached. Recipients were Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi, with the Sunshine State getting the lion’s share — $62 million. In the more-recent pay-
out, Florida Panhandle counties allocated more than $23 million of the $30 million through September, with $13.5 million used on television, digital, radio and print advertising. The counties have also spent millions on a variety of attention-grabbing gimmicks, The Associated Press found through public records requests and interviews. Some wonder whether the most extravagant promotions — such as Panama City Beach’s $1 million Christmas display — are worth it. “It wasn’t all that busy out here last weekend,” Charles Walsingham, a
“We had no hesitation in choosing BP gas cards over any others since BP’s grant money has made the incentivized travel promotion possible,” she said. Tourists stayed away through much of the summer of 2010 after clumps of gooey tar washed ashore during the spill. Pensacola Beach got a heavy coating of gunk for a day or two, but beach towns further east saw mostly smaller tar balls. Tourism experts said the area’s image suffered from months of news footage of oiled beaches. Visitors came back in droves in 2011. In many counties, tourism is up as much as 20 percent over last year. “It appears the . . . efforts have been successful,” said BP spokesman Craig Savage. “The campaigns, plus pent-up consumer demand, have made 2011 a banner year for tourism in the Panhandle.”
Saudi jet fighter deal sealed Boeing to build F-15s; U.S. not tying pact to Iran threat THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
HONOLULU — The sale of $30 billion worth of F-15SA fighter jets to Saudi Arabia has been finalized, boosting the military strength of a key U.S. ally in the Middle East to help counter Iran, the Obama administration announced Thursday. Under the agreement, the U.S. will send Saudi Ara-
bia 84 new fighter jets and upgrades for 70 more. Production of the aircraft, which will be manufactured by Boeing Co., will support 50,000 jobs and have a $3.5 billion annual economic impact in the U.S., the White House said. The sale is part of a larger U.S. effort to realign its defense policies in the Persian Gulf to keep Iran in check.
The announcement came as U.S. officials weighed a fresh threat from Tehran, which warned this week it could disrupt traffic through the Strait of Hormuz, a vital Persian Gulf oil transport route, if Washington levies new sanctions targeting Iran’s crude exports. Administration officials said the timing of Thursday’s announcement was not tied to the new threat from Tehran. But they did make clear that the fighter jet sale would help Saudi Arabia counter potential troubles
with Iran. The fighter jet sale is part of a larger 10-year, $60 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia that also includes helicopters, a broad array of missiles, bombs and delivery systems, as well as radar warning systems and night-vision goggles. Congress gave the deal the go-ahead about a year ago. The White House announced the agreement with Saudi Arabia from Hawaii, where President Barack Obama is vacationing.
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WASHINGTON — Americans are hopeful for what 2012 will bring for their families and the country, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, though most say 2011 was a year they would rather forget.
The poll found 68 percent of Americans described 2011 as a bad year, compared with 29 percent who felt it was a good one. But 62 percent are optimistic about what 2012 will bring for the nation, and more, 78 percent, are hope-
ful about the year their family will have in 2012. The poll found consumers are sensing the change. Just 18 percent of adults expect consumer prices to rise at a faster pace in the coming year, the lowest share to say so since the poll first asked the question
in March. Most (51 percent) expect prices to rise at the same rate or more slowly. According to the poll, 37 percent expect economic improvement in the next 12 months, compared with 24 percent who think the economy will slide downhill.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Three employees of Boeing Co. in South Carolina have filed an unfair labor practice charge against a union recently at the center of a national dispute. The National Right to Work Foundation said the complaint filed Wednesday with the National Labor Relations Board says the International Association of Machinists retaliated against workers at the nonunion plant. Earlier this month, the NLRB dropped a lawsuit against Boeing, moving to end the case after the Machinists approved a four-year contract extension with the manufacturer. The NLRB lawsuit said Boeing broke labor laws when it opened a North Charleston production line, punishing unionized workers in Washington state for past strikes, and argued Boeing should return work there. Boeing said it needed the South Carolina plant for valid economic reasons.
Jobless claims up WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week after three weeks of decline. Even with the gain, applications remained at a level consistent with modest hiring. And the broader trend over the past month suggests job growth could
pick up further in the new year. Weekly applications increased by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 381,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, dropped for the fourth straight week to 375,000. That’s the lowest level since June 2008. “Despite the rise in the weekly claims data, the longer-term trend . . . suggests that the recovery in the labor market is maintaining its momentum,” said Michael Gapen, an economist at Barclays Capital, in a note to clients. Applications generally must fall below 375,000 — consistently — to signal that hiring is strong enough to reduce the unemployment rate.
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Ship heads to Alaska to help iced-in city International red tape may keep Russian tanker at sea BY MARY PEMBERTON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Russian tanker slowed by ocean currents kept to its mission this week to deliver petroleum products to an iced-in Alaska city — even as international red tape thwarted the journey. Mark Smith, CEO of Vitus Marine, said Wednesday that the 370-foot tanker Renda was making more than 250 miles a day and was reported to be 545 miles south-southwest of Attu in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. Earlier in the week, it encountered heavy waves that slowed its speed to about 10 mph, the Coast Guard said. If everything goes as planned, the tanker could arrive in Nome by the second week in January.
“We understand the Healy is a profoundly capable ice breaker. There is absolutely no question it is absolutely suitable for the mission.” MARK SMITH CEO of Vitus Marine Kip Wadlow. Nome normally gets fuel by barge, but a huge storm this fall prevented the last delivery before winter. Now, the plan is to have the Russian tanker deliver 1.5 million gallons of petroleum products. The tanker left Russia in mid-December and headed to South Korea, where it took on more than 1 million Renda, a Russian oil tanker, steams toward Dutch Harbor, Alaska. gallons of diesel fuel.
If recent history means anything, that is unlikely. So far, the laws of four nations have had to be considered — Russia, South Korea, Japan and the United States. Before the tanker can dock at the Dutch Harbor fishing port in the Aleutians to load gasoline, it will need to pass an inspection to operate in U.S. waters. Then it will need a waiver of federal law to load the gasoline and bring it to Nome — that is, if it can go through 300 miles of sea ice around the city of about 3,500 people. “It is challenging,” said Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer
From there, it was to go to Japan and load 400,000 gallons of gas, but international shipping regulations and fierce weather scuttled that plan. The tanker was in the Sea of Japan when the ship was informed it was too small to pull up to the refinery dock. The idea was to have another ship transfer the fuel to the tanker when a storm blew that plan away. A decision was made to head to Alaska and load gasoline at Dutch Harbor. It then will take four to five more days to reach Nome in what officials said would be the first winter delivery of fuel products by
sea to a western Alaska community. The tanker, however, must first get through hundreds of miles of sea ice. That is where the Coast Guard’s only functioning ice breaker — the Seattlebased Healy — comes in. The Healy is going to break ice for the Russian tanker. “We understand the Healy is a profoundly capable ice breaker,” said Smith of Vitus Marine, the fuel supplier. “There is absolutely no question it is absolutely suitable for the mission.” The Healy was due back to its home port in Seattle just before Christmas, but the Coast Guard extended its mission by a month to
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assist the fuel effort. Smith said the Renda is an “ice-class” vessel that has spent its career following Russian ice breakers that go across the northern route. It often makes deliveries resupplying vessels and communities without assistance, he said. The depth of the water will prevent the Healy from getting any closer than about one mile from the port of Nome, Wadlow said. The tanker is equipped with a long hose for offshore delivery, but that plan comes with a host of safety concerns, he said. “It would be extremely unfortunate if there was an accident — a spill on the ice,” Wadlow said.
Petraeus urged to quit over drawdown, book says BY KIMBERLY DOZIER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — Fourstar general-turned-CIA director David Petraeus was urged to resign as Afghanistan war commander over President Obama’s decision to quickly draw down surge forces, according to a new insider’s look at Petraeus’ 37-year Army career. Conservative writer Max Boot had urged he take that course of action, but Petraeus decided that resigning would be a “selfish, grandstanding move with huge political ramifications” and that now was “time to salute and carry on,” according to a forthcoming biography. “Director Petraeus has publicly stated that he never contemplated resignation,” CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood said Thursday.
Biography in January Author and Petraeus confidante Paula Broadwell had extensive access to the general in Afghanistan and Washington for All In: The Education of General David Petraeus, due from Penguin Press in January. The Associated Press was given an advance copy.
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A new book says general-turned-CIA director David Petraeus was urged to resign over President Barack Obama’s decision to quickly draw down forces from Afghanistan. The account traces Petraeus’ career from West Point cadet to his command of two wars deemed unwinnable: Iraq and Afghanistan. Co-authored with The Washington Post’s Vernon Loeb, the nearly 400-page biography is part history lesson through Petraeus’ eyes, part hagiography and part defense of the counterinsurgency strategy he applied in both wars. Critics of counterinsurgency argue the strategy has not yet proved a success, with violence spiking in Iraq after the departure
of U.S. troops, and Afghan local forces deemed ill-prepared to take over by the 2014 deadline. The book unapologetically casts Petraeus in the hero’s role, as in this description of the Afghanistan campaign: “There was a new strategic force released on Kabul: Petraeus’ will.” Broadwell does acknowledge that Petraeus rubs some people the wrong way. “His critics fault him for ambition and self-promotion,” she writes. But she adds that “his energy, optimism and will
to win stand out more for me.” The book also is peppered with Petraeus quotes that sound like olive branches meant to soothe Obama aides who feared Petraeus would challenge their boss for the White House. “Petraeus tried to make clear that he and Obama were in synch,” Broadwell writes of Petraeus’ Senate testimony on the Afghan war. The book describes Petraeus’ frustration at still being labeled an outsider from the Obama administration, even as he retired from the military at Obama’s request before taking the job last summer as the CIA’s 20th director. The book depicts Petraeus’ rise at an unrelenting, near-superhuman pace. He starts his career as a fiercely competitive West Point cadet known as “Peaches,” where he famously wooed the school superintendent’s daughter, Holly Knowlton. He went on to command the 101st Airborne Division as part of the invasion of Iraq, then masterminded the rewrite of the Army and Marine Corps’ counterinsurgency training manual before returning to com-
mand the surge in Baghdad. He was then appointed to head Central Command, overseeing the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as military affairs across much of the Gulf and the Mideast. He accepted a cut in authority and pay to lead the Afghanistan war campaign when Gen. Stanley McChrystal was forced to resign after a Rolling Stone article that “scorched the general [McChrystal] and his aides, caricaturing them as testosterone-addled frat boys as they insulted Obama” and other officials, Broadwell writes.
Lifted restrictions She describes how Petraeus’ first act was to lift McChrystal’s restrictions on the use of force — especially on airstrikes — if civilians were nearby. “There is no question about our commitment to reducing civilian loss of life,” Petraeus told his staff. There was, however, “a clear moral imperative to make sure we are fully supporting our troops in combat.” Broadwell adds that the problem, according to Petraeus, was less McChrystal’s order than how it was
even more strictly re-interpreted by lower commanders. In Broadwell’s account, Petraeus also faults McChrystal for overpromising and underdelivering in places like Taliban-riddled Marjah in the south, producing months of embarrassing headlines that hurt the war effort back in Washington. But the book also includes Petraeus’ own Rolling Stone-esque moment, when he was quoted badmouthing the White House in Bob Woodward’s latest book, Obama’s Wars. A frustrated Petraeus is described as telling his inner circle, on a flight after a glass of wine, that “the administration was [expletive[ with the wrong guy.” “Petraeus later expressed his displeasure to all of them for betraying his confidence,” Broadwell wrote. “But he knew he was ultimately responsible for making the intemperate remark,” a candid admission, through Broadwell, of his lapse in judgment. He also concedes the Afghan war is not yet won. “He had wanted to hand [Marine Corps Gen. John] Allen . . . a war that had taken a decisive turn,” Broadwell writes of what had been Petraeus’ goal for his successor.
Movie crowds dip to 16-year low as apathy lingers BY DAVID GERMAIN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES — An “Avatar” hangover accounted for Hollywood’s dismal showing early this year, when revenues lagged far behind 2010 receipts that had been inflated by the huge success of James Cameron’s sci-fi sensation. But just what has kept the movie business in the dumps the rest of 2011 is anyone’s guess. A solid summer lineup helped studios catch up to 2010, but ticket sales flattened again in the fall and have remained sluggish right into what was expected to be a terrific
holiday season. The result — projected domestic revenues for the year of $10.15 billion, down 4 percent from 2010’s, according to box-office tracker Hollywood.com. Taking higher ticket prices into account, movie attendance is off even more, with an estimated 1.275 billion tickets sold, a 4.8 percent decline and the smallest movie audience since 1995, when admissions totaled 1.26 billion. “There were a lot of highprofile movies that just ended up being a little less than were hoped for,” said Chris Aronson, head of distribution for 20th Century Fox, whose sequel “Alvin
and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked” has been part of an under-achieving lineup of family films for the holidays. “The fall was pretty dismal. There just weren’t any real breakaway, wideappeal films.”
‘Twilight’ a hit Big franchises still are knocking it out of the park. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” the finale to J.K. Rowling’s fantasy epic, was the year’s biggest earner and the topgrossing film in the series at $381 million domestically and $1.3 billion worldwide. “Transformers: Dark of
the Moon” pulled in $352 million domestically and $1.1 billion worldwide. “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” climbed to $271 million domestically and $650 million worldwide. Other franchises did well in 2011 but came up short of their predecessors on the domestic front, among them “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” ‘‘The Hangover Part II,” ‘‘Kung Fu Panda 2,” ‘‘Cars 2” and “X-Men: First Class.” Strong overseas business has helped make up for shrinking domestic revenues and declining DVD sales. But 2011 was the second
straight year that domestic attendance declined sharply, and audiences generally have been shrinking since 2002, when admissions hit a modern high of 1.6 billion.
Sequel burnout It could be a case of the same-old same-olds, with fans growing tired of overfamiliar characters and stories. It could be overcrowded weekends such as Thanksgiving, when studios loaded up on family films that cannibalized one another’s audiences. It could be the economy, with fans growing more
selective on how often they spend their spare cash to catch a movie, particularly at a time when so many films play in 3-D with premium ticket prices. And it could be the times we live in, when audiences have so many gadgets to play with that they don’t need to go to the movies as much as they once did. “It’s not any one thing — it’s a little bit of everything,” said Jeff Goldstein, general sales manager at Warner Bros., whose Robert Downey Jr. sequel “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” has done solid business, yet is coming in well short of the first installment.
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
Sequim Library’s Kids Book Club to meet PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
The Sequim Library Kids Book Club will hold its first meeting of the new year at the library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. The book selection is Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park. Children ages 8 to 11 and their guardians are
welcome to attend. According to a Kirkus review of Project Mulberry, “no obstacle, real or imagined, can stop Julia Song and her best friend Patrick from entering a community farming-club contest. The two friends decide to grow silkworms from eggs to pupae and spin the silk into thread. Julia explores her anxiety about being ‘too
Korean’ and the confusing attitude about race that she sees when her mother meets Mr. Dixon, the older African-American man who generously shares his mulberry leaves with the children. [This is] a rich work that treats serious issues with warmth, respect and a good deal of humor.” Kids and adults should read the book before coming
to the book club, and they should begin the discussion at home. A primary goal of the library’s Kids Book Club is to make reading fun.
Carefully chosen Book selections are carefully chosen by librarians to be age-appropriate, of high literary value and to encour-
age a love of reading. The Kids Book Club will meet the third Tuesday of each month through March at 6:30 p.m. at the Sequim Library. Youth services librarian Antonia Krupicka-Smith leads the group. In February, the club will read Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett; in March, the title will be Year of the Dog
by Grace Lin. Copies of Project Mulberry and other titles in the discussion series are available at the Sequim Library and can be requested at www.nols.org. Preregistration for this program is not required. For more information, phone Krupicka-Smith at 360-683-1161 or email Sequim@nols.org.
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abeth R. Salinas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Salinas is the daughter of Andrea Sauve of Sequim. PORT ANGELES — VolThe nine weeks of trainunteer Hospice of Clallam ing included the Army misCounty will hold a memosion, history, tradition and rial to remember hospice core values, physical fitness patients who died in 2011 and instruction and pracand those whose names tice in basic combat skills, were put on the annual military weapons, chemical Hospice Memorial Tree. The memorial will be held warfare, drill and cereat the hospice house, 540 E. mony, marching, marksEighth St., from 2 p.m. to 4 manship, armed and p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. unarmed combat, map Family and friends are reading, field tactics, miliwelcomed to attend. tary courtesy, the military For more information, justice system and basic phone the hospice at 360452-1511. first aid. It also included foot Completes basic marches and field training exercises. FORT JACKSON, S.C. — Army Reserve Pvt. ElizPeninsula Daily News
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Port Angeles Nor’wester Rotary honors Port Angeles High School students Joel Elder and Lance Alderson, third and fourth from left, with $500 Rotary Career & Technical Education scholarships. Also in the picture are, from left, Rotarian George Rodes and teachers Tim Branham and Tim Winn.
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Death and Memorial Notice JACK BOYD EDWARDS May 23, 1922 December 18, 2011 Jack “J.B.” was born to Andrew Jackson Edwards and Edna Francis Allison in Rainier, Oregon. He died peacefully at home in his sleep of agerelated causes while attended to by his family. Jack graduated from high school in Shelton, Washington, in 1940. He worked as a logger until he enlisted in the Navy during World War II and was stationed in San Diego. It was there he met his wife, Delores Marie Daigle. They were married on December 24, 1945. Upon discharge from the Navy, he, Delores and son David returned to the great Northwest woods where he worked as a high climber, rigger and foreman for Schaefer Brothers, Simpson, Bloedel and other logging companies. In 1949, a daughter, Philomena, was born while the family lived in Montesano, Washington. Jack’s brother, Billy Howard, brought him to Forks. He bought his first log truck and hauled logs to the ports of Aberdeen and Port Angeles for export. After 1951, he partnered with Don Rhyne, forming Edwards
Jack Edwards and Rhyne Logging Company. In 1966, he liquidated his assets, and Jack and Delores moved to Port Angeles in 1968. He was retired for a few years and then started his own company, Edwards Logging Company. This company remains today, owned and operated by his son, David. Jack thought of himself as a professor of logging. For many years, he attended logging congresses in Victoria. In 1996, he was Clallam County Logger of the Year, jointly with Don Rhyne. Jack was a licensed instrument and rotary wing pilot. For years, he owned an airplane. He and Delores and others traveled extensively with his airplane to Alaska, California and all over the
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West. Jack and Delores also owned a pleasure craft and enjoyed fishing for salmon at Clallam Bay and Port Angeles. Jack was an avid sportsman and a champion trap shooter. He enjoyed hunting for elk and deer in the Forks area. Jack belonged to the Elks and Port Angeles Gun Club for years. Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife, Delores, who died 12 years ago. He is survived by his sister, Vernona Sandmire, and brother, Warren Edwards; son David and spouse Darnel Edwards; granddaughter Staci and spouse John Jahn and great-granddaughter Stella; daughter Philomena and spouse Steven Brown, grandson Dylan and spouse Cerena Brown, and great-grandchildren Kody, Silas, Brooke and Savannah; and grandson Luke and spouse Erin Brown, and great-grandchildren Amelia and Alice. Jack was a loved husband, son, brother, dad, uncle, grandfather, partner and friend. He will be missed. His family will gather for the interment of Jack’s ashes at Ocean View Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Meals on Wheels or your charity of choice.
Clallam County. At her request, no services will be held. Mrs. Wilcox was a career probation officer in the courts of Canterbury, England. She met Dale Wilcox, a U.S. Air Force sergeant, at a pilgrim’s festival, and in 1951, they were married in Denver, Colorado. They spent several tours of duty in Europe and England before retir-
RHODA EDITH WILCOX September 4, 1918 December 24, 2011 Rhoda Edith (Jerrit) Wilcox was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1918 and died December 24, 2011, at her home in Sequim under the tender care of her family and the nurses of the Volunteer Hospice of
Death and Memorial Notice son was stationed in Germany and France as a medical aid man and military policeman. He was trained to use the SS 3 rifle and Enfield rifle. Mr. Sampson’s decorations and citations include the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, EuropeanAfrican-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and American Theater Service Medal. Richard Sampson was honorably discharged on April 8, 1946, and came home to Port Angeles. He worked as a logger most of his life. When Mr. Sampson died, he was the last World War II veteran of the Lower Elwha tribe. He is survived by his daughter, Roseann Sampson; grandson Michael S.
RICHARD SAMPSON November 25, 1923 December 24, 2011 Richard Sampson, a lifelong resident of Port Angeles passed away Christmas Eve, December 24, 2011, at the age of 88. Mr. Sampson was born on Ediz Hook on November 25, 1923, into the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe. He was one of the original Elwha Braves. In 1942, Mr. Sampson was employed by Olympic Seed Company of Port Angeles. One year later, he joined the Army on March 16, 1943, at Fort Lewis, Washington. He served with the 254th General Hospital as private 1st class. Mr. Samp-
Death Notices vice, Sequim, is in charge Gail Rayment died at the age of 68. of cremation. Her obituary will be pubApril 21, 1920 — Dec. 24, 2011 lished later. Gail Rayment Theresia Roselia, 91, Services: A private famFeb. 6, 1943 — Dec. 25, 2011 died in Port Angeles. ily service will be held. Linde-Price Funeral SerPort Angeles resident Drennan-Ford Funeral
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Rain, rain go away PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
HEY SANTA, WHEN we asked for more water in the rivers for Christmas, we didn’t mean this much! From too much dryness to flooding. Go figure. As the old saying goes, be careful what you ask for. “From one extreme to the other,” said Brian Menkal of Brian’s Sporting Goods and More (360-683-1950) in Sequim. Steelhead anglers probably are feeling a little frustrated right now. And except for crabbing, which is good right now (but the season closes Saturday; we’ll get to that later), steelheading is the only game in town. The rivers were too low and clear for fishing the last couple of weeks — and now flooding has washed them out this week. Now is a good time for anglers to do maintenance on their reels and rods and other chores, Menkal suggests, and wait for the rivers to settle down. “Watch for the smaller rivers to come back into shape, such as the Dungeness, Calawah and Lyre,” Menkal said. The smaller rivers always come back sooner because the larger rivers have tributaries flooding into them. Good luck with the wait, though, because the forecast calls for rain, rain and more rain — with maybe a day respite here and there. Anglers don’t have to drive out to each river to check on them. They can do it from the comfort of their computers, Menkal said. The Real-Time water data site, at http://tinyurl.com/7tyb9on, gives daily streamflow conditions in all Washington rivers. “It gives real-time water data hourly,” Menkal said.
Two days to be crabby Instead of fretting about a lack of fishing, go out and do some crabbing, Menkal suggests. “Crabbing has been good,” he said. “It’s a great opportunity to go for it.” Actually, if you are going to go for it, go for it now. Puget Sound marine areas currently open for recreational winter crabbing will close at sunset Saturday, after which all sport crabbers licensed to fish for crab in the Sound will have a month to report their winter catch. State fishing rules require that all sport crabbers with winter catch record cards submit catch reports for the winter season to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife by Feb. 1 — even if they did not catch any crab. All Puget Sound marine areas will be closed to recreational crabbing starting Sunday until summer 2012. Sport crabbers should be aware that if they fail to submit a winter catch report, they will receive a $10 fine when they purchase their 2012 crab endorsement, said Rich Childers, state shellfish policy lead. “By submitting their catch data, crabbers play an important role in managing the Puget Sound crab fishery,” Childers said. “We need to hear from everyone who was issued a winter catch card.” To submit catch reports, crabbers may send their catch record card to Fish and Wildlife by mail, or file their report on a special webpage on the department’s licensing website. The mailing address is WDFW CRC Unit, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501-1091. The online reporting system will be available Jan. 1-Feb. 1 at http:// tinyurl.com/yhjxf79.
For those of you who like their shellfish a little less frisky than a crab, razor clam digging is coming soon to a beach near you. (Well, not too close on the North Olympic Peninsula because Kalaloch Beach is still closed to clamming). TO
Chimacum forward Derek Ajax (22) gets fouled by Port Townsend’s Kyle Kelly, left, and Paul Spaltenstein during the sixth annual Crush in the Slush tournament in Port Townsend on Wednesday night.
Cowboys defeat PT Chimacum bests rival to stay perfect PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT TOWNSEND — Landon Cray scorched the nets for 20 points to spark Chimacum over archrival Port Townsend in the first round of the Redskins’ Crush in the Slush basketball tournament Wednesday night. The Cowboys ran out to a 16-3 lead after one quarter and cruised to a 54-26 victory to remain perfect on the year at 8-0 (3-0 in Nisqually League). The win put Chimacum into the championship game in its division against Seattle Academy on Thursday night. The score was not available by press time.
was missing a couple of players because of the holidays. Chimacum is having one of its best starts ever by opening the season with eight wins in a “We’ll need to play better to row. beat Seattle Academy,” ChimaEldridge said he has never cum coach Jim Eldridge said. seen that kind of start to the “They are a good team.” season by the Cowboys before. Most of the Cowboys shot poorly against the Redskins. Chimacum 54, Port Townsend 26 Except for Cray, Chimacum Chimacum 16 7 14 17 — 54 did not shoot as well as it could Port Townsend 3 4 11 8 — 26 Individual Scoring shoot, Eldridge added. Chimacum (54) Normally good at long dis- Cray 20, Q. Eldridge 5, Pagasian 8, Smith 2, Dukek 3, tance, the Redskins guarded Madayag 4, Ajax 3, Downs 2, Glessing 2, Weller 2, Settji 3. Townsend (26) against 3-pointers and held Port Russell 2, Kelly 7, King 3, Davis 2, Charlton 2, LeMaster 4, Cray to three 3-pointers and Spaltenstein 6. Quinn Eldridge to only one. “That was our low on the Port Angeles 68, year for 3-pointers,” Eldridge Overlake 43 said. PORT ANGELES — The Eleven of 12 players scored Reggie Burke sank 20 points to for the Cowboys. Port Townsend, meanwhile, spark the Roughriders to a first-
round victory in the first-ever Port Angeles Winter Classic Tournament on late Wednesday night. The win put the Riders in the championship game against Anacortes on Thursday night (results not available by press time). The Riders (8-1 overall) led Overlake by 33-23 at halftime and kept the advantage through the second half. Hayden McCartney scored 16 points for the Riders and he grabbed nine rebounds Marshall Elliott added 13 points and eight boards. Port Angeles 68, Overlake 43 Overlake Port Angeles
14 9 10 10 — 43 16 14 21 — 68 Individual Scoring
Overlake (43) Poplawski 19, Gilles 4, Sample 5, Johnson 7, Lue 8. Port Angeles (68) Walker 8, Burke 20, McCartney 16, Uvila 7, Elliott 13, Norberg 4.
Pirates cruise at invite PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
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Seattle safety Earl Thomas, voted to the Pro Bowl, gets the drop on San Francisco running back Kendall Hunter in Seattle on Saturday.
Second(ary) to none Hawks’ defensive backs could populate Pro Bowl BY TIM BOOTH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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RENTON — With one statement, Earl Thomas pointed out how promising the future could be. “I’m 22 years old, starting the Pro Bowl,” the Seattle Seahawks free safety said on Wednesday. “It’s crazy.” What was seen initially as a rash and perhaps misguided
move by Pete Carroll’s staff to completely overhaul the Seahawks secondary before the season has proved to be one of Seattle’s best moves. And not just for this season that nearly went from miserable to magical, but for years ahead. Not that Carroll needed the validation that his moves were correct, but the results of the Pro Bowl voting announced on Tues-
Sunday vs. Cardinals at Arizona Time: 1:15 p.m. On TV: Ch. 13
day reinforced the decision to make changes in the Seahawks secondary. Thomas, in his second season as the Seahawks free safety, was voted a starter for the Jan. 29 allstar game, becoming the first Seattle player voted into the event since 2008. TURN
OREGON CITY, Ore.— Peninsula College’s J.T. Terrell ripped the nets for 27 points to spark the Pirates to an opening-round victory at the Clackamas Holiday Invitational on Wednesday at Clackamas Community College. Terrell shot 48 percent from the field to lead the Pirates to a 79-67 win over Yakima Valley. Deshaun Freeman of the Pirates was on fire, sinking 58 percent of his shots and accounting for 20 points. Freeman also dominated the boards with 16 rebounds and a block while teammate Corey Clement brought down 12. Terrell had seven boards. Sam Waller also scored in double figures for the Pirates with 11 points. The top scorer for Yakima was Amir Royal with 25 points. Peninsula College advanced to the semifinal game on Thursday against Tacoma. The results were unavailable at press time. The winner of that game will play in the championship contest today at 3 p.m.
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
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Today Boys Basketball: Forks at North Beach Christmas Classic, TBA. Girls Basketball: Forks at North Beach Christmas Classic, TBA. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Clackamas Holiday Invitational in Oregon City, Ore., TBA.
Saturday No events scheduled.
Sunday No events scheduled
Area Sports BOWLING LAUREL LANES Mixed Up Mixed Tuesday Men’s High Score: Chuck Sliger, 235. Men’s High Series: Chuck Sliger, 585. Women’s High Score: Jess Edsmon, 233. Women’s High Series: Lori Oakes, 585. League-leading Team: Certified Hearing. Laurel Lanes Seniors Tuesday Men’s High Score: Steve Campbell, 215. Men’s High Series: Steve Campbell, 589. Women’s High Score: Barbara Ross, 177. Women’s High Series: Hazel Vail, 473. League-leading Team: Sunflowers. Tuesday Brunch League High Score: Holly Brown, 192. High Series: June Larson, 487 League-leading Team: Sunrise Meats.
College Football Bowl Schedule Saturday, December 17 New Mexico Bowl Temple 37, Wyoming 15 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Louisiana-Lafayette 32, San Diego State 30 Tuesday, December 20 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl Marshall 20, Florida International 10 Wednesday, December 21 Poinsettia Bowl No. 18 TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24 Thursday, December 22 Maaco Bowl Las Vegas No. 7 Boise State 56, Arizona State 24 Saturday, December 24 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl No. 21 Southern Miss 24, Nevada 17 Monday Independence Bowl Missouri 41, North Carolina 24 Tuesday Little Caesars Bowl Purdue 37, Western Michigan 32 Belk Bowl North Carolina State 31, Louisville 24 Wednesday Military Bowl Toledo 42, Air Force 41 Holiday Bowl Texas 21, California 10 Thursday Champs Sports Bowl Florida State vs. Notre Dame, late Valero Alamo Bowl Washington vs. No. 12 Baylor, late Today Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Brigham Young vs. Tulsa, noon New Era Pinstripe Bowl Rutgers vs. Iowa State, 12:20 p.m. Music City Bowl Mississippi State vs. Wake Forest, 3:40 p.m. Insight Bowl Iowa vs. No. 14 Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Saturday Meineke Car Care Bowl Of Texas Texas A&M vs. Northwestern, 9 a.m. Hyundai Sun Bowl Georgia Tech vs. Utah, 11 a.m. Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Illinois vs. UCLA, 12:30 p.m. Autozone Liberty Bowl Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt, 12:30 p.m. Chick-Fil-A Bowl Virginia vs. No. 25 Auburn, 4:30 p.m. Monday, January 2 Ticketcity Bowl No. 19 Houston vs. No. 22 Penn State, 9 a.m. Capital One Bowl No. 20 Nebraska vs. No. 9 South Carolina, 10 a.m.
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Today 9 a.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, BYU vs. Tulsa, Armed Forces Bowl, Site: Gerald J. Ford Stadium Dallas (Live) 12:20 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Rutgers vs. Iowa State, Pinstripe Bowl, Site: Yankee Stadium Bronx, N.Y. (Live) 3:40 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Mississippi State vs. Wake Forest, Music City Bowl, Site: LP Field Nashville, Tenn. (Live) 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Western Michigan vs. Duke (Live) 6 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, West Virginia vs. Seton Hall (Live) 7 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Iowa vs. Oklahoma, Insight Bowl, Site: Sun Devil Stadium - Tempe, Ariz. (Live) 7:30 p.m. WGN Basketball NBA, Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers, Preseason, Site: Staples Arena - Los Angeles (Live)
Golf PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Better Nine Tuesday Individual Gross: Mark Mitrovich, 33. Individual Net: Bob Dutrow, 32; Ray Dooley, 32; Jerry Hendricks, 32; George Peabody, 32.5; Leo Greenawalt, 32.5; Steve Main, 34; Kerry Perkins, 34; Steve Jones, 34. Best Ball Gross: Mark Mitrovich and Dave Boerighter, 67; Mark Mitrovich and Steve Jones, 67. Best Ball Net: Jerry Hendricks and Bart Irwin, 62; George Peabody and Bob Dutrow, 62; Ray Dooley and Ray Santiago, 63; Dave Henderson and Ray Santiago, 63; Leo Greenawalt and Ray Santiago, 63; Ray Dooley and Leo Greenawalt, 64; Craig Jacobs and Dennis Watson, 64; Andy Duran and Bob Reidel, 64; Dave Boerighter and Steve Jones, 64; Jerry Hendricks and Ralph Bauman, 64. CEDARS AT DUNGENESS GOLF COURSE Shotgun-Two Best Nets Wednesday First at 127: Ken Johnson, Ted Johnson, Robert Hammond. Second at 128: Bill Berry, Brian McArdle, Wayne Pinger. KP No. 4 Low Division: Karl Dryfhout. High Division: Brian McArdle. No. 11 Low Division: Karl Dryfhout. High Division: Darrell Waller. No. 8 Open: Karl Dryfhout.
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It’s not as bad as it looks as West Virginia linebacker Najee Goode, left, is interviewed after his team arrived at Miami International Airport on Thursday in Miami. West Virginia is scheduled to play Clemson in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4 in Miami.
Outback Bowl No. 17 Michigan State vs. No. 16 Georgia, 10 a.m. Taxslayer.Com Gator Bowl Ohio State vs. Florida, 10 a.m. Rose Bowl No. 10 Wisconsin vs. No. 5 Oregon, 2 p.m. Tostitos Fiesta Bowl No. 4 Stanford vs. No. 3 Oklahoma State, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 3 Allstate Sugar Bowl No. 13 Michigan vs. No. 11 Virginia Tech, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 4 Discover Orange Bowl No. 23 West Virginia vs. No. 15 Clemson, 5:30 p.m. Friday, January 6 AT&T Cotton Bowl No. 8 Kansas State vs. No. 6 Arkansas, 5 p.m. Saturday, January 7 BBVA Compass Bowl Southern Methodist vs. Pittsburgh, 10 a.m. Sunday, January 8 Godaddy.Com Bowl Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois, 6 p.m. Monday, January 9 BCS National Championship No. 2 Alabama Vs. No. 1 LSU, 5:30 p.m.
Hockey National Hockey League WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 36 22 12 2 46 120 88 Minnesota 37 20 12 5 45 88 86 Calgary 37 18 15 4 40 92 99 Colorado 38 19 18 1 39 101 111 Edmonton 35 15 17 3 33 96 96 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 33 19 11 3 41 97 80 Dallas 35 20 14 1 41 95 101 Phoenix 36 18 15 3 39 95 96 Los Angeles 36 17 14 5 39 80 88 Anaheim 35 10 19 6 26 83 115 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 36 23 9 4 50 122 103 Detroit 36 23 12 1 47 118 81 St. Louis 36 21 11 4 46 94 80 Nashville 36 18 14 4 40 96 103 Columbus 36 9 22 5 23 87 123 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 35 22 9 4 48 103 76 Philadelphia 35 21 10 4 46 119 104 Pittsburgh 36 21 11 4 46 118 93 New Jersey 36 20 15 1 41 100 104 N.Y. Islanders 34 11 17 6 28 77 111 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 33 23 9 1 47 119 63 Toronto 36 18 14 4 40 113 118 Ottawa 37 17 15 5 39 113 128 Buffalo 36 17 16 3 37 97 106 Montreal 37 14 16 7 35 94 103 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 37 19 11 7 45 99 101 Winnipeg 36 17 14 5 39 100 105 Washington 35 18 15 2 38 104 106 Tampa Bay 35 15 17 3 33 95 117 Carolina 38 12 20 6 30 97 127 Tuesday’s Games Calgary 2, Columbus 1, SO Pittsburgh 4, Carolina 2 Montreal 6, Ottawa 2 Tampa Bay 5, Philadelphia 1 Florida 5, Toronto 3 Detroit 3, St. Louis 2 Winnipeg 4, Colorado 1
Wednesday’s Games New Jersey 3, Buffalo 1 Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Nashville 2, Minnesota 1 Los Angeles 2, Chicago 0 Boston 2, Phoenix 1 Vancouver 3, San Jose 2, OT Thursday’s Games Calgary at N.Y. Islanders, late Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, late Toronto at Carolina, late Montreal at Tampa Bay, late Edmonton at Minnesota, late Los Angeles at Winnipeg, late Columbus at Dallas, late Phoenix at Colorado, late Vancouver at Anaheim, late Today Buffalo at Washington, 4 p.m. Calgary at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Florida, 4:30 p.m. Nashville at St. Louis, 5 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.
Denver at Portland, late New York at L.A. Lakers, late Today’s Games Orlando at Charlotte, 4 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 4 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 4:30 p.m. New Jersey at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. Phoenix at New Orleans, 5 p.m. Miami at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Houston at Memphis, 5 p.m. Toronto at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Washington at Milwaukee, 5:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Utah, 6 p.m. Chicago at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Denver at L.A. Lakers, 12:30 p.m. Indiana at Detroit, 3 p.m. Atlanta at Houston, 4 p.m. New York at Sacramento, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Utah at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Golden State, 6 p.m.
Basketball National Basketball Association EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct New Jersey 1 1 .500 New York 1 1 .500 Philadelphia 1 1 .500 Toronto 1 1 .500 Boston 0 3 .000 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 3 0 1.000 Atlanta 2 0 1.000 Charlotte 1 1 .500 Orlando 1 1 .500 Washington 0 2 .000 Central Division W L Pct Indiana 2 0 1.000 Chicago 1 1 .500 Cleveland 1 1 .500 Milwaukee 1 1 .500 Detroit 0 2 .000 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct New Orleans 2 0 1.000 San Antonio 2 0 1.000 Houston 0 1 .000 Dallas 0 2 .000 Memphis 0 2 .000 Northwest Division W L Pct Oklahoma City 3 0 1.000 Denver 2 0 1.000 Portland 2 0 1.000 Minnesota 0 2 .000 Utah 0 2 .000 Pacific Division W L Pct Golden State 2 1 .667 L.A. Clippers 1 1 .500 Sacramento 1 1 .500 L.A. Lakers 1 2 .333 Phoenix 0 2 .000 Wednesday’s Games Indiana 90, Toronto 85 Miami 96, Charlotte 95 Atlanta 101, Washington 83 Cleveland 105, Detroit 89 New Orleans 97, Boston 78 Oklahoma City 98, Memphis 95 San Antonio 115, L.A. Clippers 90 Denver 117, Utah 100 Philadelphia 103, Phoenix 83 Golden State 92, New York 78 Thursday’s Games New Jersey at Orlando, late San Antonio at Houston, late Dallas at Oklahoma City, late Chicago at Sacramento, late
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BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with LHP John Danks on a five-year contract.
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association PHOENIX SUNS — Signed G Michael Redd.
FOOTBALL National Football League NEW YORK JETS — Signed LB Ricky Sapp from the practice squad. Signed WR Eron Riley to the practice squad.
HOCKEY National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled F Jimmy Hayes from Rockford (AHL). Assigned F Brandon Pirri to Rockford. DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled F Gustav Nyquist from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed F Tomas Holmstrom on injured reserve. NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned D Alexander Urbom to Albany (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS — Returned D Tim Erixon to Connecticut (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Stefan Hoesen and F Matt Puempel to three-year, entry-level contracts. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled D Evan Oberg from Norfolk (AHL). Signed F PierreCedric Labrie to a two-year contract and assigned him to Norfolk. WINNIPEG JETS — Recalled F Patrice Cormier from St. John’s (AHL). ECHL ECHL — Suspended Elmira F Kevin Harvey three games and Reading F Olivier Labelle two games and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions during Wednesday’s game.
SOCCER Major League Soccer SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Signed D Adam Johansson to a multi-year contract. TORONTO FC — Traded M Nathan Sturgis to Houston for a 2014 conditional draft pick. Women’s Professional Soccer SKY BLUE FC — Signed D/F Nikki Marshall.
COLLEGE COLUMBIA — Named Ben McDaniels offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and Kevin Lempa defensive coordinator. TEXAS TECH — Announced defensive coordinator Chad Glasgow will not return next season.
4:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Soccer EPL, Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester United, Site: Old Trafford Stadium - Manchester, England (Live) 9 a.m. (7) KIRO Basketball NCAA, Louisville vs. Kentucky (Live) 9 a.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Texas A&M vs. Northwestern, Texas Bowl, Site: Reliant Stadium - Houston (Live) 9 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State (Live) 10 a.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers, Alumni Game, Site: Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia (Live) 11 a.m. (7) KIRO Football NCAA, Georgia Tech vs. Utah, Sun Bowl, Site: Sun Bowl Stadium - El Paso, Texas (Live) 11 a.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Providence vs. Georgetown (Live) 12:30 p.m. (4) KOMO Football NCAA, Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt, Liberty Bowl, Site: Liberty Bowl Stadium Memphis, Tenn. (Live) 12:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Illinois vs. UCLA, Fight Hunger Bowl, Site: AT&T Park - San Francisco (Live) 1 p.m. (2) CBUT Alpine Skiing, World Cup, Men’s Downhill - Bormio, Italy (Live) 1 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Illinois vs. Purdue (Live) 1 p.m. (25) ROOT Basketball NCAA, UCLA vs. California (Live) 3 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Ohio State vs. Indiana (Live) 3 p.m. (25) ROOT Basketball NCAA, Oregon State vs. Washington State (Live) 4 p.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets, Site: MTS Centre - Winnipeg (Live) 4:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Virginia vs. Auburn, Chick-Fil-A Bowl, Site: Georgia Dome - Atlanta (Live) 5 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Gonzaga vs. Xavier (Live) 7 p.m. (2) CBUT Hockey NHL, Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings, Site: Staples Center - Los Angeles (Live) 7 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, Oregon vs. Washington (Live)
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
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Preps: King’s holds off Loggers
Zags win league opener
CONTINUED FROM B8 team to a dominating 54-14 nonleague win over Orting on Wednesday. King’s JV 55, The Redskins opened the Crescent 43 2011 Crush in the Slush PORT ANGELES — The tournament with the game Loggers played King’s point- and now will play archrival for-point in the second half Chimacum today in the but 17 turnovers in the first tourney’s second round. “Defensively, it is as good half sealed their fate in nonleague action at the first a game as I have seen us Port Angeles Winter Classic play,” Port Townsend coach Tournament on Wednesday. Randy Maag said. “The girls really got after “We didn’t take care of the ball like we should have it right from the beginning. in the first half,” Crescent They played a full 32 mincoach Darren Heaward said. utes.” Port Townsend played all “It was a good game for 13 athletes on the roster. us in the second half.” It helped that Orting is Both teams scored 12 points each in the third from the Nisqually League, quarter and 11 apiece in the Maag said. “That didn’t hurt,” he fourth period. But a 22-11 advantage said. for King’s in the second Port Townsend 54, Orting 14 quarter gave the team a Orting 3 3 2 6 — 14 32-20 lead at halftime. 17 12 10 15 — 54 “The kids played hard,” Port Townsend Individual Scoring Heaward said. “It’s good to Orting (14) play a bigger school’s JV Burr 1, Purden 3, Whatley 4, Carson 6. Townsend (54) because it can be challeng- Port Johnson 9, Rubio 6, Maag 5, Lyons 19, Hossack 5, Hallinan 8, Meek 2. ing.” Crescent’s Joel Williams had an outstanding game, Sequim 53, scoring a game-high 23 Tyee 47 points while pulling down SEATAC— The Wolves 15 rebounds and grabbing held on to nip Tyee in nonseven steals. Derrick Findley scored league action Wednesday 12 points and had eight night. The Wolves took a sevenrebounds. Josh Alexander scored a point lead in the first period team-high 15 points for and never looked back. Tyee made it a contest in King’s. The Loggers played in the fourth quarter but could the loser’s bracket Thurs- not overcome its nine-point deficit at the end of the day, score not available. third. King’s JV 55, Crescent 43 Arinesha Smith scored Crescent 9 11 12 11 — 43 26 points for Tyee. King’s 10 22 12 11 — 55 This marks the end to Individual Scoring Crescent (43) the Wolves’ two-game road Williams 23, Findley 12, Fadness 3, Story 5. trip to the Seattle area. King’s (55) Sequim’s next game will Aries 5, Fouley 8, L. Jones 3, Barhanlbich 2, T. Jones 2, Alexander 15, Storkens 8, Lopez 3, be on Tuesday at home Zeberger 2, B. Jones 6. against Kingston in Olympic League competition.
Girls Basketball Port Townsend 54, Orting 14
PORT TOWNSEND — Irina Lyons burned the nets for 19 points to lead the Port Townsend girls basketball
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Sequim 53, Tyee 47 Sequim Tyee
13 15 15 — 53 3 15 11 18 — 47 Individual Scoring
Sequim (53) Individual scores not available. Tyee (47) McMillion 9, Smith 26, Holgiun 2, Maiyo 10.
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Crescent’s Derrick Findley, left, takes a shot over the defense of King’s Chris Parker, right, at the Winter Classic tourney in Port Angeles.
Hawks: A talented, young secondary CONTINUED FROM B8 Seahawks defensive backfield. Strong safety Kam It came in a year where Thomas actually has worse Chancellor and cornerback numbers in terms of inter- Brandon Browner were ceptions than his rookie both voted as first alterseason, but where Seattle’s nates, meaning if any player secondary is markedly bet- at those positions pulls out ter and Thomas’ role in that of the game, they will be the improvement has been first ones added to the NFC roster. noticed. Along with rookie Rich“The transformation that we’ve had from the ard Sherman, the Seahawks beginning of the season, secondary has made a complete turn from their play of some guys didn’t know they a season ago. would be starting but due to And best of all for Seatinjury, now they’re up,” tle, Browner at age 27 is the Thomas said. oldest of the foursome and “They’ve stepped in and Thomas is the only one with we haven’t missed a beat. more than one season of That just shows how much experience as a starter in depth we have in the future the NFL. moving forward. This year “Brandon comes out of was a learning experience nowhere and a first-year for a lot of us.” starter for Kam — that’s a By the time the end of big accomplishment,” CarJanuary rolls around, roll said. Thomas might not be alone “So guys had to recogin representing the nize what those guys did on
the field this year and they’ve been that effective that they’ve been able to get past other people. “With respect to the process and the great players that are in the league, it’s a big statement about this group and the future that we can look forward to with them.” Of the current starters, Browner is the most surprising to emerge. Coming out of the Canadian Football League, Browner was picked on early in the season, most notably in Seattle’s Week 2 loss at Pittsburgh. But Browner has recovered to be tied for fourth in the NFL in interceptions with six, including two returned for touchdowns. He also is tied for the league lead in passes defensed, according to STATS LLC with 20. Browner and Sherman
are the type of cornerbacks that Carroll wants to have. Browner is listed at 6-foot-4, 221 pounds, while Sherman is 6-foot-3. But even with their size, the duo has been able to lock down shorter, shiftier receivers. “I feel like I got attacked early on in the season. They threw the ball my way,” Browner said. “I got balls thrown at me and made the best of it at times. I was up there in balls deflected. I was up there in interceptions. My play speaks volumes.” Because of the way Seattle’s cornerbacks have played, it’s allowed the Seahawks to do more with Thomas and Chancellor patrolling the middle. Thomas thought because of his lower interception numbers that he wouldn’t be in the running for a Pro Bowl spot.
But aside from interceptions is a number that’s even more critical to the Seahawks defensive success and might better define Thomas’ impact this season: limiting big plays. According to STATS LLC, Seattle ranked 31st in the NFL last season while giving up 76 plays of 20 or more yards either running or passing. Entering Sunday’s season finale at Arizona, Seattle is tied for second with Baltimore in the same category, giving up just 45 plays of 20 or more yards. “That has a tremendous amount to do with how he plays and the plays that he’s been able to stop and keep from even being attempted at us because he’s in the right positions and all,” Carroll said.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga has won a record 11 consecutive regular-season championships in the West Coast Conference, and the Bulldogs made it clear they plan to continue winning titles when they opened conference play with a 90-51 rout of Portland 90-51 on Wednesday night. “We wanted to set a tone for the league,” said Bulldogs center Robert Sacre, who scored 13 points. “Coming into league play can always be difficult. We always have a target on our backs.” Kevin Pangos hit 5 of 7 3-point shots and scored 19 points to lead Gonzaga (102). Sam Dower added 15 points for the Bulldogs, who have won five straight overall and 17 straight against Portland. Tim Douglas and Nemanja Mitrovic scored 10 points each for Portland (3-11), which has lost seven in a row. “Our young guys got a harsh welcome to the WCC,” Portland coach Eric Reveno said. The Bulldogs posted season bests in points scored, points allowed and fieldgoal shooting percentage (54.7). Portland recorded season worsts in points scored and field-goal shooting percentage (29.7). The Pilots, who ranked in the top five nationally in 3-point shooting percentage each of the previous three seasons, have struggled from beyond the arc this year. The Pilots hit just 4 of 20 3-pointers against Gonzaga to lower their season mark to 29.8 percent. Asked if he thinks the 3-point shooting woes have gotten into his players’ heads, Reveno said, “Yeah, I think so.” Pangos and Gary Bell Jr., both freshman guards, have been sinking 3-pointers and making big plays all season. Bell had six points and four assists against Portland. “Really good,” Reveno said of the duo. “Just really quality, skilled, toughness. Good athleticism. Just really nice players.” Gonzaga led 49-25 at halftime after shooting 60 percent from the field, including 6 of 10 on 3-point attempts. Pangos had 14 points in the first half, then played only six minutes after the break. No starter played more than 22 minutes. “His shot is so pure,” teammate Guy Landry Edi said of Pangos. “When he’s got his feet set, it’s nothing but going in.”
Outdoors: Presidents Day salmon derby set CONTINUED FROM B8 Tentative openings for early 2012 clam digging at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches will be announced in early January by the state folks.
Wildlife meeting set The state Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider increasing the number of multiple-season hunting permits available each year after hearing public comments on the issue at a meeting scheduled Jan. 6-7 in Olympia. The commission, which sets policy for WDFW, also will accept public comments on proposed changes to the 2012 sportfishing rules, but will not take action on those proposals until its regular meeting in February.
The public meeting is scheduled to convene Jan. 6 at 9:30 a.m. and Jan. 7 at 8:30 a.m. in Room 172 of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. S.E. in Olympia. An agenda is available on the commission’s website at http://wdfw.wa. gov/commission/. Multiple-season hunting permits allow selected hunters to hunt for deer or elk during all general hunting seasons, rather than having to choose among archery, muzzleloader or modern firearm seasons. Hunting data show that the wider range of options increases hunters’ chance of success in the field. State wildlife managers have proposed increasing the number multiple-season hunting permits available each year to 8,500 deer permits and 1,250 elk
permits. In 2011, the state conducted a drawing for 4,000 deer permits and 850 elk permits from among the hunters who paid an application fee. The wildlife managers say increasing those permit levels will not pose a risk to the state’s wildlife, adding that fees generated by applicants for a higher number of permits would be used to expand efforts to prevent property damage caused by wildlife. The public hearing on new fishing-rule proposal, scheduled Jan. 7, is the last in a series of public meetings held around the state in recent months. Changes proposed include: ■ Closing fishing early for steelhead and other game fish in several river systems in Puget Sound and along the Strait of
Juan de Fuca to protect wild steelhead. The early closures, ranging from mid-January to mid-February, would apply to the Nooksack, Skagit, Stillaguamish, Snohomish, Green and Puyallup river systems, along with several streams along the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The proposal also includes closing the upper section of the Samish River on Dec. 1 and the lower section Jan. 1 to fishing for all species. ■ Allowing anglers to fish with two poles on the Pend Oreille River and the lower Spokane River. ■ Closing fisheries on a number of small coastal streams that drain into Washington’s ocean waters to protect juvenile anadromous fish. ■ Changing the opening day of the lowland lake fishing season from the
last Saturday in April to the fourth Saturday in April. ■ Closing sturgeon retention in Puget Sound, as well as its tributaries. This proposal is designed to protect Columbia River sturgeon that venture into Puget Sound to feed. Under the proposal, catch and release fishing for sturgeon would still be allowed The deadline for submitting written comments on these and other proposed changes in state fishing rules ends today.
Salmon Derby The Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby is set for Presidents Day weekend, Feb. 18-20. The blackmouth derby spans 500 square miles of fishing with five weigh sta-
tions and a $10,000 first prize up for grabs. For more information, visit gardinersalmonderby. org.
Send photos, stories Want your event listed in the outdoors column? Have a fishing or hunting report, an anecdote about an outdoors experience or a tip on gear or technique, why not share it with our readers? Send it to Matt Schubert, Sports Department, Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362; phone, 360-417-3526; fax, 360-4173521; email matt.schubert@ peninsuladailynews.com. __________ Matt Schubert, PDN outdoors editor, is on vacation this week.
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DEAR ABBY: I’m a 25-year-old woman with no future. I am the youngest of three daughters. My parents are divorced, and my sisters are both married. Mom has no income of her own, so it’s mainly me. I have come to realize that I’ll never be able to have an apartment of my own or fully live my life because of her. She’s controlling and always finds a way to make me feel guilty about going out or enjoying myself. I have never had a relationship because she has always found a way of sabotaging any relationship I’m in. I think she’s bipolar, but she doesn’t believe in medication or that it’s even real. I feel as if I’m being forced to take care of her, and when I finally have a chance to have a real life, it will be too late. I have discussed this with my sisters, but they haven’t helped. I’m very depressed and don’t know what to do. If I bring this up with Mom, she gets angry and won’t talk to me for days. Please help me find a way out. Trapped in Chicago
by Lynn Johnston
by Brian Crane
Frank & Ernest
DEAR ABBY and have decided to take him back Van Buren and fight for what we had. He assured me that he wants to be only with me, that what he did was “stupid” and he has learned his lesson. Abby, though I have forgiven him, I can’t bring myself to forgive her. I have never been someone who holds a grudge, but I have so much hate for her that it scares me. I did get professional help, but it didn’t work. I don’t want to be like this. This is not who I am. I’m worried about how I might react when I see her. I can’t avoid her since we work in the same industry. Why can I forgive him but not her? Moving Forward in Texas
Dear Moving Forward: Probably because having invested three years in the “only man you have ever been with,” you don’t want it to have been for nothing — so you’re directing the anger you still feel toward him at the woman you would like to imagine seduced him. (Remember, it takes two to tango.) Also, you may still regard her as a threat. While you may have forgiven your boyfriend, do not forget what happened. A man who cheats and blames it on “stupidity” may do it again with someone else. You need to understand why he did what he did. Is he someone who lives only in the moment? Did he not consider how it would affect you? Is he capable of fidelity in the long run? From my perspective, you need answers to these questions because you may only now be getting to know who he really is.
Dear Trapped: Your umbilical cord was supposed to have been severed 25 years ago at birth. You are an adult individual who deserves happiness and freedom from this attachment to your mother. She may not believe in doctors and therapists — and that’s her privilege as long as she’s not a danger to herself and others. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t talk with a mental health professional about this unhealthy situation. Your sisters haven’t helped you because they have their freedom and don’t want to share the responsibility you have been carrying alone. And your mother doesn’t want to let go of you because if she does, she’ll have to assume responsibility for herself. Please act now. Your escape hatch is the door to a therapist’s office. You deserve a life, so go there and get one.
by Bob and Tom Thaves
by Jim Davis
_________ Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by logging onto www.dearabby.com.
Dear Abby: I recently found out that my boyfriend of three years — the only man I have ever been with — cheated on me with a woman I thought was a good friend. I love him by Mell Lazarus
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The Last Word in Astrology ❘
by Pat Brady and Don Wimmer
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Greater security and a chance to develop better relationships are apparent if you are serious about doing your share and finding complementary ways to work alongside the people who mean the most to you. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
sition over emotional matters that surface. Avoid anyone who wants to corner you or tries to take advantage of you. Take time out to make some personal improvements that will help deter any interference. Do what’s best for you. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Share what you know with someone you respect and you will get valuable suggestions that will fit into your plans. Don’t worry about being a little pushy. As long as you are complimentary, your questions and directness will be accepted. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Emotional matters will skyrocket, bringing situations you may have been avoiding into the forefront. Don’t back away, or you will send the wrong impression. Deal with matters head-on so that you can move on. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A change at home will bring you great joy. Invite old friends over to share your good fortune. Past experience coupled with what you have to contribute presently will lead to a brighter, more secure future. Home improvements will pay off. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): A little downtime with family or friends will do you good. Open your doors and enjoy the pleasure of catering to others. The impression you make will lead to some interesting offers that will help you excel in the new year. 5 stars
by Hank Ketcham
by Garry Trudeau
by Eugenia Last
ARIES (March 21-April 19): A little shopping spree will help boost your confidence with a product or look you put together to enhance your appearance. Love is highlighted, and spending time socializing, networking or enjoying interesting activities will pay off. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Added responsibility will impress someone who has the potential to help you and influence your future. Be careful not to let your emotions get involved. The more controlled you are in your handling of a situation, the more marketable you will become. 2 stars
by Corey Pandolph
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Talk it out over overbearing mom
by Scott Adams
For Better or For Worse
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Approach the changes you want to make with caution. Not everyone will be in favor of your plans. Consider a colorful way of expressing your ideas and how you see them unfolding. Include a positive view of how it will affect loved ones. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get out and spend time with people who share your interests. Common ground will spark ideas or a way you can resurrect something you need help finishing. A favor and a promise are heading your way. 5 stars SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll face oppo-
The Family Circus
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t overdo it. Taking on too much, overspending and overindulging will be your downfall. Pace what you do carefully and avoid letting someone you spend time with talk you into something you know you shouldn’t do. 3 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Say little and avoid repercussions. Not everyone will be on your side. Don’t let your emotions give away your true feelings. Keep your thoughts a secret. Make love, not war. Actions will truly speak louder than words. 3 stars
by Bil and Jeff Keane
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
Peninsula Five-Day Forecast TODAY
Cloudy and breezy with rain tapering off.
Chance for a couple of showers.
Cloudy, chance of a little rain.
Cloudy, chance of a little rain.
The Peninsula What has been a wet past few days will continue today as the jet stream remains over the region. Rain will fall steadily along the coastline and, as snow levels fall below 4,000 feet, will change over to snow across the Olympic Mountains. As the system pushes eastward, rain will taper to a few showers late tonight. Periods of snow will linger throughout the Cascades and passes. New Year’s Eve will be considerably drier with only a lingering morning rain or snow shower as high pressure starts to build in.
Victoria 49/35 Neah Bay 46/37
Port Townsend 46/37
Port Angeles 44/31
Port Ludlow 46/35
Yakima Kennewick 44/24 49/30
Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. © 2011
Marine Forecast Rain today. Wind west-southwest 6-12 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Rain tapering off tonight. Wind west 6-12 knots. Waves 1-3 feet. Visibility under 2 miles at times. Mostly cloudy tomorrow. Wind east-southeast 3-6 knots. Waves under a foot. Visibility clear. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers possible. Wind east 4-8 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times. TABLE Location High Tide LaPush Port Angeles Port Townsend Sequim Bay*
4:15 a.m. 4:04 p.m. 6:53 a.m. 6:25 p.m. 8:38 a.m. 8:10 p.m. 7:59 a.m. 7:31 p.m.
7.8’ 6.7’ 7.6’ 4.6’ 9.2’ 5.5’ 8.6’ 5.2’
10:18 a.m. 10:22 p.m. 2:04 p.m. ----1:01 a.m. 3:18 p.m. 12:54 a.m. 3:11 p.m.
2.4’ 1.4’ 3.1’ --1.4’ 4.0’ 1.3’ 3.8’
High Tide 4:52 a.m. 4:58 p.m. 7:19 a.m. 8:10 p.m. 9:04 a.m. 9:55 p.m. 8:25 a.m. 9:16 p.m.
National Forecast Friday, December 30, 2011 Seattle 44/33 Billings 50/32
High Tide Ht
Low Tide Ht
7.7’ 6.2’ 7.5’ 4.3’ 9.0’ 5.2’ 8.5’ 4.9’
11:12 a.m. 11:06 p.m. 12:29 a.m. 3:00 p.m. 1:43 a.m. 4:14 p.m. 1:36 a.m. 4:07 p.m.
2.4’ 2.1’ 2.1’ 2.4’ 2.7’ 3.1’ 2.5’ 2.9’
5:34 a.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:50 a.m. 10:54 p.m. 9:35 a.m. ----8:56 a.m. -----
12:12 p.m. 11:58 p.m. 1:17 a.m. 3:53 p.m. 2:31 a.m. 5:07 p.m. 2:24 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.
7.6’ 5.8’ 7.4’ 4.6’ 8.9’ --8.4’ ---
2.3’ 2.6’ 3.1’ 1.8’ 4.0’ 2.3’ 3.8’ 2.2’
World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 56 51 sh Baghdad 65 44 pc Beijing 38 26 c Brussels 49 33 pc Cairo 66 48 pc Calgary 44 28 pc Edmonton 31 17 sf Hong Kong 64 59 c Jerusalem 63 45 c Johannesburg 75 54 c Kabul 50 19 s London 50 45 r Mexico City 75 45 pc Montreal 19 18 sf Moscow 32 31 c New Delhi 74 41 s Paris 48 46 sh Rio de Janeiro 78 71 sh Rome 52 28 c Stockholm 37 28 pc Sydney 75 64 pc Tokyo 46 36 pc Toronto 40 29 c Vancouver 46 37 r Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
Chicago 43/29 Kansas City 52/32
Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice
New York 52/42
El Paso 62/39
Moon Phases Full
Los Angeles 71/51
Sunset today ................... 4:29 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 8:04 a.m. Moonrise today .............. 10:55 a.m. Moonset today ............... 11:43 p.m.
San Francisco 56/44
Sun & Moon
Shown is today’s weather.
Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 45 36 0.15 17.85 Forks* 51 47 2.85 118.28 Seattle 48 44 0.52 36.04 Sequim 46 40 0.11 16.78 Hoquiam 49 43 0.47 67.34 Victoria 50 41 0.31 31.85 P. Townsend 48 44 0.05 16.80 *Data from Wednesday
Bellingham 46/30 Aberdeen 48/34
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Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.
Stationary 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
National Cities Today City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur d’Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau
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High: 80 at Harlingen, TX
Low: -5 at Saranac Lake, NY
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FOUND: Cat. Large, not neutered, white with gray stripe tail and head, red collar, around for about 1 month, S. Bayview Ave. area, P.A. 452-7748 FOUND: Prescription glasses. On Deer Ridge Trail near Slab Camp. Call Tom at 808-2402
LOST: Cat. Blue Point Siamese female, ‘Sapphire’, 4800 block of Happy Valley Rd., Sequim. 775-6552 LOST: Cat. Female tortoiseshell Calico, mostly black with color patches and orange spot on forehead, in Sequim. Please call 461-5444. LOST: Dog. 1 yr. old Pekingese Pug, golden tan, no collar, 400 block of E. 7th, P.A. 808-2708. LOST: Dog. Looks like Golden Retriever, but is black (Flat Coat Retriever), Lazy J Tree Farm area (Gehrke Rd.), P.A. 477-3318 LOST: Money on 12/26/11 around 3 p.m. between Ranger Road and Albertsons, P.A. Please call if found 461-2073, 808-0139
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I Sew 4U HOLIDAY SPECIAL Continues till 1/1! 3 pr. pants hemmed for the price of 1! $10.84. Other projects $20/hr. Call today! 417-5576 isew4U.goods.officel ive.com I'm Sew Happy! LAND MINE Lawn Care. We will pickup and dispose of dog feces. Small dog, $10 week. Large, $15 week. 360-504-2443 Mowing, Weeding, Pruning/Trimming, Hauling, Gutter cleaning, ornament decoration/hanging & many other services. Many references. Experienced, Honest and Dependable. $20 hr. or flat rate. 461-7772
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2 MASTER SUITES Attached tiled sunroom, nice mountain views, on both levels, wood burning fireplace in great room, new laminate flooring/fresh paint. Custom patio and covered front porch. $285,000 ML303148/262388 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
A FEW NICKS & BRUISES Yet solid basics make this budget priced 5 plex a wise investment. Good rental history and location. $200,000. ML262234. Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. A VIEW WITH A HOME For you Harbor Master wanna-bes! Monitor ship traffic or just enjoy the panoramic country-side views from your deck. Or from your spacious living room through those huge windows! This meticulously maintained 3 Br., 2 bath is a real gem. Spacious kitchen. Great garden patio. Two car garage with a really serious workshop plus carport for boat and RV. Almost 2 acres. Oh yeah, don’t forget the view! $270,000. ML262347. Dick Pilling 417-2811 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY AMAZING VIEWS Open living spaces with great kitchen, propane fireplace and cook stove, full deck and fully fenced yard, 800 sf attached garage, RV parking and hookup, easy care landscaping. $349,900 ML201216/260629 Tanya Kerr 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND BEAUTIFUL MTN SUNSETS Architect designed home. 8th tee at Cedars Dungeness Golf Course, maximum advantage of solar gain, new bamboo and tile floors, nicely landscaped with garden shed. $259,000 ML284048/262053 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND BEAUTY AND CONVENIENCE 1,889 sf of living space in this single floor plan, 2 Br., plus den home. Greatroom, gas fireplace, spacious kitchen, sunny breakfast nook, formal dining room, oversized doors, windows and doorways provide spaciousness and natural light. Fenced rear yard. Front yard maintenance included in HOA dues. $315,000. ML260430. Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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BEST VALUE & JUST LISTED Immaculate residence located in an exceptional neighborhood between Sequim and P.A. 1,755 sf, 3 Br., and 2 bath contemporary. Built in 2004 and in like-new condition. Excellent floor plan, with separate tub and shower in master Br. Open floor plan, wood stove, large kitchen accessible to family and living rooms. Beautifully landscaped 1acre site with end of road privacy. Agnew Irrigation, too! An absolutely special home in a park-like location. $224,900. ML262386/303146 Dan Tash 461-2872 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
Centrally located in Port Angeles. 1,296 sf, 3 Br., 2.5 bath in a quiet neighborhood. Open living area, kitchen with lots of counter space. Bright windows with views of mountains and the Strait. Private fenced in yard, large detached 2 car garage. $189,000 Call 360477-9597 for more info. Offers with a Buyer's agent considered. ‘G’ IS FOR GORGEOUS SUNRISES Ideal 3 Br., 2 bath, view home makes single story living great. Island and water views right from the kitchen window. This immaculate home features a bright and airy family room with fireplace, great decks and luxurious double walkin closets in the master suite. $275,000. ML261128 Eileen Schmitz 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company
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CUTE BUNGALOW IN THE CITY 2 Br., 1 bath, 936 sf. Vaulted ceilings. 1 car detached garage. Clean, wallto-wall carpet and vinyl floors. Fenced yard. City water and sewer. $115,000. ML262330/298746 Team Topper 670-9418 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY GET SET FOR SUMMER FUN Dream view 1.9 acre property right on the beachfront of Clallam Bay. Immaculate park model home with covered deck, bunkhouse with bath and extra storage. Fish processing area with everything – even a smoker! RV hookups, too! $245,000. ML261237. Barclay Jennings 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company GORGEOUS OLYMPIC MTN VIEW Located on a very nice .93 acre of land right on the corner of Billy Smith and Monroe Rd.1934 cottage that has been freshly painted and has new carpeting. Newer propane stove to keep you cozy. Deck on the south has southern exposure and has great mtn view. Very cute house and a great piece of property fenced and cross fenced. $149,500. ML262140 Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Great investment property, or make this cute little bungalow your home. Updated electrical, plumbing, and double pane windows. This property has numerous fruit trees, partial views of the straits and mountains. All of this on an oversized lot. $99,500 ML261959/277355 Jennifer Felton 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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EXCELLENT CONDITION 2 Br., 2 bath, nice floor plan, over 1,400 sf, separate great room, enjoy parkwood amenities. $53,500. ML255353/261603 Terry Peterson 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND HO! HO! HO! Santa has a late gift waiting for you at Highland Estates. 2 Br. plus 2 baths and open living area use the space efficiently. Some of the most beautiful granite ever graces the island and counters in the well equipped kitchen. Fantastic garage has a canning area to keep that work out of the kitchen, plus loads of storage. Nice mountain and marine views. $260,000. ML261765 Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE This home has roomy main level with 3 Br. and 2 baths. Lower daylight basement features an 804 sf finished recreational room and an unfinished workshop. Water view is not panoramic, but is very nice. Attached two car garage. A little updating would make this home truly beautiful. $249,900. ML262390 Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East STYLISH AND SOPHISTICATED NW Contemporary style with water view. Architecture optimizes space and dramatic windows/ skylights infuse home with natural light. Hardwood floors, 11’ ceilings, large family room, kitchen with large bar/island and walkin pantry. $349,900. ML260341 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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SPACIOUS RAMBLER On oversized west side lot. 3 Br., 2 bath, family room with fireplace, formal dining room plus kitchen nook. A private south side patio and much more! $199,000. ML261905 Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY THE MORE THE MERRIER The convenient work island makes the cook’s life easier in this 5 Br., 3 bath home on .45 acres in Port Angeles. This open floor plan delivers a spacious great room with fireplace, remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, fenced back yard, 2 car attached as well as a 2 car detached garage with workshop. $344,000. ML261939. Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY This home is a wonderful 1st time home buyer investment property! 3 Br., 2 bath, rambler on a 0.26 acre lot. 2 car attached garage and a fully fenced yard. It abuts a greenbelt, so lots of privacy is assured. Sellers are giving a $3,000 credit at closing for a flooring allowance. $159,900. ML262062. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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SUNLAND BARGAIN Wonderful and Affordable Sunland home. New carpets and freshly painted. Large backyard patio is perfect for entertaining. Large spacious rooms and even an extra room that would be perfect for a hobby or craft room. $169,900. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 WATER VIEW Beautifully updated 3 Br., 2 bath home with views of the Strait and shipping lanes. Located in the city limits of Sequim. Features include kitchen with solid surface counters, oak cabinets, laminate and tile flooring, heat pump, den or office, fenced in back yard, private patio, circular drive. $198,000. ML262395. Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 YOUR NEW HOME FOR 2012 Well maintained 2 Br., 2 bath, 1,524 sf home on 2.52 acres in a private location with outstanding mountain views. Great location between P.A. and Sequim with easy access to Old Olympic Hwy and 101 yet lots of privacy surrounded by trees. Split floor plan, cozy wood stove, newer floor coverings and septic. $149,000. ML251491 Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900
BRAND NEW Marlette double-wide manufactured home. Landscaped front yard, spacious fenced rear yard w/view of Olympic Mtns. Attached garage, electric door opener. Parkwood is an eloquent, well maintained community for 55 and older. Clubhouse activities and features include sauna, spa, game room, full kitchen and exercise room, too. $124,900. ML262375 Chuck Murphy 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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CLEAN UP! This is your opportunity to own Sequim’s leading dry cleaning and laundry business. Full service, well equipped with mostly newer environmentally friendly equipment. Complete turn key operation. Owners willing to train and assist new owner. Perfect corner location with high visibility window frontage. $165,000. ML262073 Dave Sharman or Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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2FER Two great lots for the price of one. These lots are in an excellent neighborhood on Grant Street, near the college and the Park Headquarters. Don’t miss out! $69,900. ML260880. Dave Ramey 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Beautiful parcel close to both Port Angeles and Sequim. Power and water in street on O’Brien Rd. Mountain views. $129,000. ML250687. Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. TOWERING EVERGREENS And an open forest floor make this truly a park like setting. A very distinctive plateau would make for an excellent home site with sweeping views of the strait. 2.28 acres conveniently located just west of Port Angeles. $79,900. ML225476 Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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CENTRAL P.A.: Convenient 1 Br. unfurnished $478. 2 Br. $514-541. 3 Br. $695. + fixed util. no smoke, pet maybe. 452-4258. CLEAN, SPACIOUS 2 Br., W/D. $575 plus dep. 1502 C St., P.A. No smoking/ pets. 360-452-3423 P.A.: 1 Br. $475-$530. Some pets ok. Dwntown. 425-881-7267. P.A.: Quiet apt. in town, handicapped accessible, 1 Br., 1 ba, $500 mo., plus dep. 452-1153. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com WEST P.A.: 2 Br. $575 + dep. 460-4089. mchughrents.com
CENTRAL P.A.: 3 Br., 1 ba, W/D, no smoking. $650 mo., $650 deposit. 457-5352. P.A.: East side, quiet 2 Br., deck, carport. $675. 452-6611.
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More Properties at www.jarentals.com NEWER SEQUIM WATER VIEW HOUSE. 3BR, 2BA. One story. $1,100. Eileen JACE TRE Co 360-808-0338 Newly remodeled farmhouse, 3 Br., close in. $950. Also, 2 Br., 1.5 bath 2 story, $750. No pets. 457-6181 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, newly remodeled, no pets/ smoking. $600 mo., $600 dep. 460-5290. P.A.: 2 Br., no pets, no smoking. $700 plus dep. 457-3781.
P.A.: 2035 W 6th St. 3 Br, 2 ba, newer, single level. $895 mo. F/L/Dp, no smoking/ pets? 360-457-5089. P.A.: 315 Columbus, 3 Br., 2 ba, lease. $1,050. 457-4966. P.A.: 40’ 5th wheel, 3 slide outs, W/S/G cable and Wifi included. $550. 457-9844, 460-4968 P.A.: Efficient 1 Br., carport, storage. $550 mo. 457-3614. P.A.: Great 1 Br., lots storage, no pets. $575 mo. 452-4671. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQ: 1 Br. 1 bath cottage. Backgrnd/ credit ck. 1st/last/ dep. $500. 477-8180 SEQ: Nice lg, 2 Br., + office + sunroom, 2 ba, dbl gar. By park. $1,000. 707-478-5664
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VIEW! VIEW! VIEW! Ideal Sequim home makes single story living great. Open kitchen with pantry and your water view right from the kitchen sink window. Large living and great room has views and fireplace and deck. Master suite has two walk-in closets and the master bath has two sinks. Immaculate, viewy, and easy cul-de-sac location. Bright and airy with oodles of windows. Low, low maintenance yard in an area of pretty, viewsome and nicely maintained homes. Island and water views with gorgeous sunrises guaranteed! 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company
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DINING TABLE: 73” long 30” wide, blond finish with 4 chairs. Very nice set. $130. Two matching blond finish coffee tables one large $40, one small $30. 681-4429 or 417-7685 LIFT CHAIR: Burgundy recliner, great shape, works great, over $1,200 new. Sell for $600/obo. 681-3299 MISC: Beautiful hardwood lighted show case, 51” tall, 60” wide, two glass shelves, mirror back, $700. (3) antique gold velvet captains chairs, $75 each. 360-374-2633 REDECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Victorian wall sconce lamps, $25 ea. Recliner chair, $50. Camel back sofa, brown/plumb tapestry, $150. Small vintage tole painted table, $25. Sewing machine in wood cabinet, $140. Two vintage upholstered side chairs, $50 ea. Wood kitchen table with 4 chairs, $45. Camel back love seat, red pattern, $45. Elegant sofa with exquisite woodwork, $500. Victorian tapestry print and frame, $40. Small stain glass table lamp, $15. These items would make great gifts! 460-0575.
SOFA: 84”, two recliners, dk blue, good condition, $450/obo 360-477-4540 SOFA: Quality, soft leather, 84” long, 38” deep, tan color. $250/obo. 360-379-1804
BIRD CAGE: Prevue-Hendryx Parakeet/ Finch Flight Cage. Model F030 White powdercoat, 3/8” bar spacing. Easy care, sturdy, wheels, 37.25”x 27.5”x49”h interior space, 42”x 32”x 68”h. $150/obo. 457-8385 CAFE & GIFT SHOP CLOSING Arctic Air refer, Catania glass case refer, sandwich prep refer, ice machine, convection oven, sandwich grills, wire storage shelving and glass display shelving. Airport Cafe, P.A. 360-477-1650. CANOPY: Leer Fiberglass, insulated, red, sliding front cab window, sliding windows on sides, locking rear window/door with keys, 4 clamps included. Came off a red ‘97 Dodge Dakota Long Bed. $500/obo. 360-452-4460 lv msg. ELECTRIC BIKE: By “City Bike”. With charger, new condition. $800. 683-6813 ELECTRIC FIREPLACE Cherry wood color, 47.5” wide x 18” deep x 40” high. Great condition. Great use for a classy TV stand. $300. 460-0575. FIREWOOD: $179 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FIREWOOD: Dry. $200. 477-8832 FIREWOOD: Seasoned, ready to burn, come see quality. $190. 461-6843 GENERATOR: 4,600/ 5,000 watt propane generator. $400. 928-9404 KIRBY: Kirby Centria vacuum. Excellent condition, heavy duty, all attachments including carpet cleaner. $400. 681-4861 MISC: Classic formal dining room set, table with 3 leaves and pads, 6 chairs, 2 arms, $800/obo. Custom formal sofa, new condition, paid $3,500, sell $700/ obo. 206-999-7139. MISC: Dona Marie pool table, 8’ solid oak, Italian slate, have all accessories, $2,500/obo. 36” convectional Gen-Air gas stove, stainless steel, $700/obo. Parrot cage, used for chinchilla with accessories, 44”x 37x24, $150/obo. Set of U2 20x7.5 and 5x114.3 with offset of -/+ plus 40 chrome wheels, $600/ obo. 206-496-4549
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GUITAR: Fender, 12 string, dreadnought acoustic. $300 cash. 460-3986
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VIOLIN: 3/4, nice shape. $125/obo. 775-9648
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RAINIER YERT: 30’, 2008 Eagle Model, insulated, 6 windows, platform included. $14,000. Natalia 360-774-1445 SEWING MACHINE Montgomery Ward convertible bed sewing machine. Model UHT J 1414 in wood cabinet. Both excellent condition. Includes all parts and manual. Recently serviced. Used very little. $140. Susan 460-0575 TOOLS: Like new Forney elec. welder, 225 amp ac/150 amp dc, w/face shield, chip hammer, 2 boxes of electrodes, $250/obo. Clean wheel weight metal in 1 lb ingots, $1.50/lb. 5th wheel trailer hitch w/canvas cover, $50. New tire chains, 13”, 14”, 15”, $20/obo. 797-1900, 460-6776 UTILITY TRAILER ‘03 Eagle, 6.5’x13’ deck with side boards, ramps, load on all sides, hauls 3 quads, new tires. $950. 360-640-0320 WANTED Riding lawn mowers, running or not. 206-940-1849.
Desktop Computer Dell Optiplex GX280. Windows XP Pro. 19” Flat Panel Monitor. Stereo speakers and subwoofer. Includes keyboard and mouse. Excellent condition. $195 Call 460-0405. iPAD 2: 16GB, white color, compatible WiFi and blue tooth, original pkg, unopened from Apple. Model A1395. $475. 683-7072.
A Winter Lap Warmer Cats and kittens available for adoption. $85. PFOA 452-0414 PUPPIES: Black Lab mixed breed. $50. 452-5290 PUPPIES: Blue/Red Heelers, purebred, no papers. 5 weeks old. $100 each. 360-796-4236 or 360-821-1484 PUPPIES: Rare Biewer Yorkie male pups of German decent, APRI registry, born Oct. 15, 2011, 11 weeks old, championship lineage on both parents sides, current vaccinations are age appropriate, hypoallergenic, nonshedding, 1st worming, dewclaws removed and 1st veterinary visit, both boys are socialized, full of love, kisses and compassion to share. Puppy #1 will be approx. 6-9 lbs. at adulthood, tri-colored gold, black and white, $1,500. Puppy #2 “very petite” with a stout little boy body, so short and sweet, gorgeous tricolored gold, black and white coat, perfectly proportioned, this sweetie will be the envy of all your friends, approx 2.5-4 lbs. fully grown, $2,500. 452-9650. PUPPIES: Toy Aussie pups. Serious dog lovers only. (2) tricolor females, $300. 707-277-0480 Purebred AKC Golden Retriever puppies! Best family dogs! 4 adorable boys left. Only $500. First shots and de-wormed. Serious inquiries only. Call 360-4779214 for more info.
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DIRTBIKE: ‘00 110 off brand. Lots of extra, after market parts. $700/obo. 582-7519. HARLEY DAVIDSON 1995 Fat Boy. All custom, new tires, chrome with a Jim’s Drag motor with blower. Must see. $10,900 452-2275 HONDA: ‘01 XR50R. Low hr, helmet $800 452-9194, 452-6160 HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800. 7K miles. $4,700. 504-2599. HONDA: ‘03 XR50. Low hrs, must see! $650. 417-3978. HONDA: ‘05 CR85R. Low hours, never raced. $1,500/trade. 360-460-6148 HONDA: ‘71 Trail 90. Runs great. 4 cycle, hi/lo gear change. $950. 385-0096. HONDA: ‘81 Goldwing. $1,200. 360-963-2659 HONDA: ‘82 XR200R. Runs good, looks fair. $745. 683-9071 HONDA: ‘83 Ascot. $1,500. 360-963-2659
HONDA: ‘84 Goldwing 1200. 30K mi. $2,400. 461-2627.
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HONDA: ‘94 XLR. 600 cc, hardly used, good cond. $1,600. 452-5412 HONDA: Fat-Cat. New battery, new oil, fresh tune up, carburator rebuilt, rack to haul out your deer. $1,600 cash 683-8263 HONDA: Trail 90. New tires, runs great! $950. 460-1377. QUAD: Suzuki 250 Quad Sport, reverse, like new. $2,500 firm. 452-3213 YAMAHA: ‘04 Raptor 660 limited edition, black. Brand new clutch, carrier baring in back axel, extra header and pipe. aluminum wheels and meaty tires. this a great looking quad not to mention fast. I’m asking $2,800. Great price. 360-670-6366 YAMAHA: ‘08 4x4 Rhino 700cc. Green Rhino, windshield, roof and sound system. Asking $7900/ obo. For more info call 360-477-6165.
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CHEV ‘01 SILVERADO 1500 EXT CAB Z71 4X4 PICKUP 5.3 liter Vortec V8, auto, alloy wheels, tow package, bedliner, exhaust, 4 opening doors, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, CD stereo, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $11,444! Great running truck! Save a bundle with our low Gray Motors pricing! $7,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com CHEV ‘01 SILVERADO LT K2500 HD CREW CAB SB 4X4 8.1 liter (502 ci) Vortec V8, auto, loaded! White exterior in great condition! Light tan leather interior in great shape! Dual power seats, OnStar, CD, rear air, 3rd seat, side airbags, cruise, tilt, privacy glass, roof rack, tow, running boards, premium alloys! Real nice, very well optioned Yukon at our no haggle price of only $6,995
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YAMAHA: ‘09 XTR 250. 80 mpg, new 2 mo. ago for $4,900, 700 mi. 1st $3,100 cash. Street/Trail. 670-2562
5TH WHEEL: ‘02 34’ Big Sky Montana. 3 slides, W/D, great storage. $20,000. 477-7957 5TH WHEEL: ‘03 37’ toy hauler. $19,900/ obo. 460-9556. 5TH WHEEL: ‘90 28’ Kit. Average cond. $3,500/obo. 360-683-6131 DODGE: ‘68 cabover camper, good cond., sleeps 5. $1,900. 360-797-1508 MOTOR HOME: ‘02 30’ Winnebago Brave. Low mi., always garaged, must see/ Vortec 8.1, $35,000. 683-4912 MOTORHOME: Southwind by Fleetwood and a Honda Accord tow car, a package deal. Will not separate. We are the original owners. $18,500 COD. Less than the cost of a new car! Call 360-681-0144 TRAILER: ‘03 29’ Terry. Dbl door, front Br., large slide, great for living or pulling. $9,200. 457-9038 TRAILER: ‘04 24’ Coachman Catalina Lite. No slide, exc. cond. $9,500/obo or trade. 797-3770 or 460-8514 TRAILER: ‘05 27’ Okanagan. Excellent, hardly used $12,000/ obo. 417-0549. TRAILER: ‘07 30’ Denali. Dbl. slide, like new. $25,000. 808-5182, 452-6932 TRAILER: ‘09 16’ Casita. Very nice, Porta-Potty, micro. $9,500. 683-5871. TRAILER: ‘82 19’ Terry. New 13’ awning, refrigerator, A/C, everything works, must see. $3,300. 683-1032 TRAILER: ‘88 26’ Shasta Riviera. Air, needs interior work. $1,000/obo. 206-794-1104 TRAILER: ‘94 29’ Terry. $5,900. 681-7381 TRAILER: ‘99 24’ Mallard. New cond. $6,500/obo. 797-3730 WANTED: Award travel trailer. 683-8810
CHEV ‘98 TAHOE LT 4X4 SPORT UTILITY 5.7 liter (530) Vortec V8, auto, alloy wheels, BFG all-terrain tires, running boards, tow package, roof rack, privacy glass, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, leather seating, cruise, tilt, air with rear air, CD/cassette stereo, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $7,510! Clean inside and out! Last of the 350 Vortec! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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CHEV: ‘00 Tahoe. Low miles, lots of extras. Good tires. $7,950. 360-477-6969 CHEV: ‘94 Silverado 2500. Good cond. $5,500. 683-4830. DODGE: ‘07 Durango. White, gray leather int., 87K, power, exc. cond., seats 8. $15,850. 460-6155. FORD ‘97 EXPLORER XLT 4X4 112K original miles! 4.o liter V6, rare 5 speed manual. Dark red metallic exterior in great shape! Gray cloth interior in great condition! Power windows, door locks, mirrors, Kenwood CD, cruise, tilt, privacy glass, roof rack, alloys. Great little 4x4 SUV at our no haggle price of only $3,995
Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 FORD: ‘00 F150 Lariat Ext. cab. Fiberglass cover, 162K mi., 1 owner, new tires/battery. $8,000/obo. 452-2225 FORD: ‘00 Ranger XLT. 4x4 Off Road edition, 4.0 V6, 160K, extended cab, auto, tow, bedliner, clean. $5,950. 457-4363. FORD: ‘03 F150. 4WD 5.4L, 117K, leather CD, new Nokian tires, dark green/tan, very nice. $12,500. Curt at 460-8997.
FORD: ‘08 Super Duty F350 4x4 crew cab. 6.4L V-8 diesel King Ranch. 16K miles, 20K in options. Exc. cond., never smoked in. Dealer maintained. Power Glide removable 5th wheel hitch. $39,900. Ron at 360-477-9659 FORD: 1989 F250 4WD 460, canopy. 101K mi. $3,000. 808-5182, 452-6932
CHEV: ‘01 Blazer. 4x4. 144K mi., runs great. $3,900. 460-8155. CHEV: ‘05 Colorado Ext Cab. 61,600 miles with Z71, Toyo A/t tires, bed liner, tool box, running boards. Interior options include Cruise, A/C, Tilt, power windows and doors, cd/mp3 player. $12,800. Call 460-3586 CHEV: ‘91 K5 Blazer. 93k, Immaculate. Loaded, ALL original, 350FI, Auto, 4x4, Adult Owned, non smoker, never off roaded. Build sheet, owner’s and shop manuals. Runs and Drives Like New. $10,750. 360-452-7439 DODGE ‘98 RAM 1500 SHORTBED 4X4 PICKUP 5.9 liter (360) V8, auto, aftermarket dual exhaust, alloy wheels, good rubber, running boards, bedliner, tool box, tow package, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, cassette stereo, dual front airbags. Only 188,000 miles! Clean inside and out! Custom 2 tone paint! Great sound! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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FORD: ‘90 Bronco Eddie Bauer. EFI 5.8, OD, air, CD, clean, straight, runs excel. $2,900. 808-0153. GMC ‘01 YUKON XL SLT K2500 WITH AUTORIDE 8.1 liter (502 ci) Vortec V8, auto, loaded! White exterior in great condition! Light tan leather interior in great shape! Dual power seats, OnStar, CD, rear air, 3rd seat, side airbags, cruise, tilt, privacy glass, roof rack, tow, running boards, premium alloys! Real nice, very well optioned Yukon at our no haggle price of only $6,995
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CAREER OPPORTUNITY SALES Immediate sales position is open at Wilder Toyota. If you are looking for a positive career change, like working with people and are income motivated, this could be for you. Whether you have sold cars or not, we have an extensive training program for your success. Some retail sales experience is a plus! Joining the Wilder Team has great benefits: 401(k), medical and dental insurance, vacations and a great work schedule. Guaranteed income while you learn. Call Rick or Don for an appt. 457-8511. 1C561999
SOFA: Elegant sofa with exquisite carved trim and claw arms, burgundy and cream tapestry fabric, 66” long x 45” wide, excellent condition, paid $1,500 from upscale store. Selling for $500. 460-0575
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSAL Sealed proposals will be received for the following project: RFP NUMBER: HHSI102200600009C TITLE: Makah Indian Health Care Facility – Modular Building Services ESTIMATED BASE BID COST RANGE: $1 - $1.3 Million AGENCY: The Makah Indian Tribe GRANTSWRITER/PLANNER: Alana Claplanhoo CLOSING TIME/DAY/DATE: Sealed Proposals Must Be Received Prior to 3 p.m., January 13, 2012. Any questions must be received no later than January 6, 2012. LOCATION: Parametrix 1019 – 39th Avenue SE, Suite 100 Puyallup, WA 98374 The Makah Tribe (Tribe) is seeking professional services from a qualified Modular Building vendor (Builder) with expertise in all phases of the work associated with design modification, construction, site preparation, transportation and installation of modular buildings. The Tribe has a plan to develop a campus style site that will include four buildings associated with Makah Wellness and Health Care Center. The work for this project will include one of the four buildings planned for the site. This project will include all necessary building systems for a 10,000 Square Foot Community Health Care Office Building. Construction is scheduled to begin early summer of 2012. To request a copy of the complete RFP, contact Jon Kulju, Program Manager, of Parametrix (206) 375-5279. To be accepted, the proposal must be submitted, no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2012 by email at Jkulju@parametrix.com or hand delivered to: Parametrix Attn: Jon Kulju 1019 – 39th Avenue SE, Suite 100 Puyallup, WA 98374 The Builder must be bonded and insured and must comply with the Makah Employment and Contracting Rights Act (MECRA) administered by the Makah Employment and Contracting Rights Office (MECRO). Qualified tribal employees are available through MECRO. Wages for Tribal employees must be consistent with Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations published by the U.S. Department of Labor. If you have any questions, please contact the Program Manager by calling Jon Kulju at (206) 375-5279. The Makah Indian Tribe Pub: Dec. 23, 30, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. TS No.: WA-09-273208-SH APN No.: 033029-419100 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/27/2012, at 10:00 AM at The main entrance to the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier's check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 2 OF SHORT PLAT RECORDED JULY 11,1988 IN VOLUME 18 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 48, UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY RECORDING NO. 605554, BEING A REVISION OF VOLUME 15 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 61 BEING A SHORT PLAT OF PARCEL 43 OF HIGHLAND HILLS SURVEY RECORDED IN VOLUME 9 OF SURVEYS, PAGE 73, REVISED BY SURVEY RECORDED IN VOLUME 10 IF SURVEYS, PAGE 3, BEING A PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST, W.M. SITUATE IN CLALLAM COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON. Commonly known as: 52 QUAILS ROOST ROAD, SEQUIM, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 6/8/2007, recorded 6/18/2007, under Auditor's File No. 2007-1203564 records of CLALLAM County, Washington, from TERRIE L TAMBLYN, A MARRIED WOMAN, as Grantors), to LAND TITLE, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL, LLC (F/K/A HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.), A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL, LLC (F/K/A HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.), A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY to Aurora Loan Services. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $58,340.54 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $617,790.80, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 1/1/2010, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 1/27/2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/16/2012 (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 1/16/2012 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/16/2012 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME TERRIE L TAMBLYN, A MARRIED WOMAN ADDRESS 52 QUAILS ROOST ROAD, SEQUIM, WA 98382 by both first class and certified mail on 4/20/2009, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser's sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary's Agent, or the Beneficiary's Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right's against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: 10/25/2011 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Brooke Frank, Assistant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstatement info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington 2141 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 (866)645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.lpsasap.com For Service of Process on Trustee: Quality Loan Service Corp., of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 ASAP# 4117715 12/30/2011, 01/20/2012 Pub.: Dec. 30, 2011, Jan. 20, 2012
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submitted work. For the first time, all PORT TOWNSEND — finished pieces submitted The Northwest Maritime for consideration will be Center is on a quest for displayed during Port artwork around the theme Townsend’s first-Saturday of “tradition” for next SepGallery Walk on Feb. 4. tember’s 36th annual During that event, memWooden Boat Festival. bers of the public will be Submissions may be any invited to cast votes for fine- or graphic-art genre their favorite pieces, and including photography; the the Wooden Boat Festival selected image will be used for the festival poster, committee and directors will consider those choices clothing and all publicity. The artist whose work as they make their final selection. is chosen is paid $1,500 and has the honor of his Deadline or her work becoming part of Wooden Boat FesThe deadline for subtival history. mitting artwork is Jan. 27, and the selection will Submit sketches be made by Feb. 10. If the chosen artist submitted Artists should submit sketches, the final art will one to three sketches or be due by March 1. finished pieces specific to Artwork may be sent the 2012 theme plus three digitally by emailing additional samples of firstname.lastname@example.org work — or a link to a or by dropping off or mailwebsite where more ing the artwork or a CD images can be seen — along with an artist biog- to Barb Trailer and Carrie Andrews Muellner at the raphy and a brief explaNorthwest Maritime Cennation of how the theme and the Wooden Boat Fes- ter, 431 Water St., Port Townsend, WA 98368. tival inspired the
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Jazz to juice up PT night diverse array of professional PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT and budPORT TOWNSEND — ding singYou can enjoy a tall drink ers, from of jazz — or several — next Cole Gibson Friday night, Jan. 6, as The of Port Upstage hosts a showcase Davis Angeles to of singers from across and veteran stobeyond the Olympic Penin- ryteller and vocalist Jeff sula. Leinaweaver of Bainbridge The Jenny Davis Jazz Island. Trio, featuring internationAlso on the bill is Irene ally known vocalist Davis, Zhang, a jazz singer from will host the event from 8 Port Townsend’s Jefferson p.m. till 11 p.m. at The Community School. She’s Upstage theater and resjust 15 but has a voice taurant, at 923 Washington beyond her years, Upstage St. downtown. owner Mark Cole has said. It’s a chance to hear a Rounding out the eveBY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ
ning will be Timothy Stone, a man already well-known for his saxophone playing at The Upstage. This time, he’ll step up to use his vocal instrument. Each of the singers is a student in Davis’ studio. As a performer and a vocal coach, Davis is a passionate steward of straightahead jazz, Cole noted. She has recorded three albums — “Daydream,” “It Amazes Me” and “Inside You,” which enjoyed time on the Canadian jazz charts. A Seattle native who’s been singing for a good 20 years, Davis continues to
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In the Americans for the Arts 2012 Poster Design Competition, high school seniors and graduates have a chance to earn a tuition scholarship for any program at an Art Institutes school including the Art Institute of Seattle. Entries are being accepted now through Feb. 3 for the contest, which is open to seniors and graduates across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The theme for the poster design contest is
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Onward, upward at The Upstage Bluesman DuFresne wraps year for venue BY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ
Mark DuFresne brings his blues and his band to The Upstage in Port Townsend for a New Year’s Eve bash Saturday.
but it is based in classic rhythm and blues and roots rock ’n’ roll,” he said PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT of his band. PORT TOWNSEND — “The Upstage is an intiFrom jazz singers to a John mate room; it’s one of the Lennon tribute to open-mic warmest places you can go hijinks, 2011 has been a for an evening’s entertainmixed bag for The Upstage. ment,” DuFresne added. To kick out the old year “Our band plays the room and welcome in the new, really well, so people will club owner Mark Cole is not have their ears ripped bringing in that diverse out by the end of the form of expression known night.” as the blues — purveyed The bluesman recently by an expert. toured Europe, drawing Mark DuFresne, former from a catalog that frontman with Roomful of includes three albums: Blues and a W.C. Handy “Out of That Bed,” “Have Blues Award winner, will Another Round” and fill up The Upstage this “There’s a Song in There.” New Year’s Eve with his voice, his harmonica and Longtime collaborators his illustrious history. “Upstage is truly proud When at home in the to host this amazing, inter- Pacific Northwest, he plays nationally renowned enter- with longtime collaboratainer,” Cole said in his tors: drummer Alan Isaacannouncement of the show son from Chicago and Dan to start at 8 p.m. Saturday. Newton, who DuFresne DuFresne, reached earsays is equally powerful on lier this week on his mobile guitar and piano. phone in Shoreline, said In addition to his slew he’s primed for his second of awards, the singer and consecutive New Year’s Eve blues-harp player has in Port Townsend. enjoyed raves from critics “We play original music, as well as club owners
The early part of the new year will bring a blend of well-known musicians and amateur events. Cajun zydeco whirlwind Rosie Ledet will bring her accordion to The Upstage on Jan. 25, for example, and Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds comes to town for two nights in February. Wilson will bring his other band, the Blues AllStars, to the venue Feb. 3 and 4; on the second night, young bluesman David Jacobs-Strain will open. Shows like those complement the bistro’s weekly events including open-mic night at 6 p.m. Mondays and karaoke at 9 p.m. Bringing the blues every Tuesday. In 2012, Cole intends to “The music is all over keep on keeping on with the place, from rock ’n’ roll the live blues, jazz, rock to Frank Sinatra to hipand audience participation. hop,” Cole said of the karaOver the past year, he oke nights. has explored the possibility “I had my reservations of converting The Upstage’s about karaoke,” he added. live-music aspect into a But “it’s been a lot of fun.” nonprofit concern, and held To see the calendar of a series of benefits — such events and find out about as Drew Harrison’s tribute The Upstage’s menu and to Lennon on Nov. 17 — to history, visit www. bolster the club’s coffers. UpstageRestaurant.com. like Cole. “DuFresne is as distinctive as a vocalist as he is a fiery player; rather than recycling old riffs, his original compositions are tuneful, melodic and grooveworthy,” according to Blues Review magazine. “The man’s voice,” Cole added, “is just astounding.” There are three levels of attendance for Saturday night’s concert: The show only for $25, dinner and show for $59 or the deluxe appetizer-entree-dessertchampagne version for $79. For details, phone The Upstage at 360-385-2216.
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It will be “a colorful night [with] a potluck, PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT champagne at midnight and loads of hippiefied Whether you’re a jazz fun,” promised Kim Trenlover, a blues seeker, a rock erry, singer and guitarist ’n’ roller or you just want to dance to several decades’ with both bands. To the worth of music, New Year’s “Why tie-dye?” question, she has a couple of Eve on the North Olympic Peninsula should be a good answers. First, “It’s fun, and it night. The live music is all puts people in a good space. over the map: at a pub, a lodge, a lounge, a bingo hall It’s bright and cheery,” as opposed to the old-standby and a roadhouse. Here’s a black often seen on New survey of the options this Year’s Eve. Vivid color Saturday. “does something to your ■ A “Tie-Dyed New brain,” that’s needed at this Year” celebration swirls into Port Angeles’ Junction time of year, Trenerry believes. Further, she and Roadhouse as Deadwood Revival and the CornStalks the bands also wanted to give people a place to arrive at 9 p.m. for a full dance in the new year night of rock, gospel and Grateful Dead. without having to put on
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high heels and fancy clothes. The CornStalks will start the festivities, and Deadwood Revival will finish them off by 1 a.m. — or “1-ish,” Trenerry said, adding, somewhere in there, both bands will get together, for a few numbers. Admission is $10 at the Junction, 242701 West Highway 101 at state Highway 112 just west of Port Angeles. For those without a designated driver in tow, the Junction will have a shuttle van running through the night. More information can be had by calling the roadhouse at 360-452-9880. ■ Wine on the Waterfront, the all-ages venue
The men of Locust Street Taxi — from left, James Porter, Nathan Geyer, Franco Bertucci and Sam Stockard — like to stay ahead of the curve. The group is now headed for a New Year’s Eve dance party at Port Townsend’s Uptown Pub on Saturday night. also known as WoW, will be the spot for music from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s dished out by the Port Angeles party band known as BBR. The cover is $5, and the music and drink specials will last from 9 p.m. till next year at WoW, which is upstairs in The Landing mall at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Railroad Avenue in downtown Port Angeles. ■ New Year’s Eve at the Naval Elks Club, 131 E. First St. in Port Angeles, starts with a lavish buffet dinner and moves into music by Mister Sister, the dance band formerly known as Big Fine Daddies. The party also includes
a dessert auction, silent auction and prize drawing to benefit Hilda’s Hope for Life, a Port Angeles-based charity providing help for HIV-positive children in Uganda. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are $45 per person or $315 for a table for eight. For details, phone the Elks at 360-457-3355. ■ Bar N9ne, 229 W. First St. in Port Angeles, is dishing out the bright bling: glow-in-the-dark necklaces, earrings, hats, glasses, bracelets, bunny ears and even face paint will be part of the party starting at 8 p.m. DJ Squared will supply the dance music amid the radiance. Food and drink specials will continue till 2 a.m. The $3 cover charge includes the champagne toast and party favors to go with the midnight countdown on Bar N9ne’s big screen.
■ 7 Cedars Casino, at 270756 U.S. Highway 101 about 6 miles east of Sequim, has music in two venues: the band the M-80s will play inside the Club Seven Lounge from 9 p.m. till 1 a.m. while DJ OB-1 will spin dance music from the 1980s and ’90s forward in the casino’s bingo hallevent center. There’s no cover charge to enjoy either of these or both, and appropriate party favors will be passed out for the midnight countdown. For more details, phone 360-683-7777. ■ At the Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St. in Port Townsend, the pop-originals-with-trombone band Locust Street Taxi will come speeding in. When asked what kind of music his group will play Saturday night, guitarist Franco Bertucci immediately answered, “fun.” TURN
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This category includes original rock, folk, funk, reggae and ska originals, plus some Beatles, a little Muppets and special effects such as one-armed pushups, Nathan Geyerâ€™s roving trombone-playing and even an improvised song written on the spot. Tickets to this 21-andolder show are $10 in advance at the Uptown Pub or $10 at the door Saturday night. For more details or to purchase online, visit www.LocustStreetTaxi.com. â– At The Castle Key, inside Manresa Castle at 651 Cleveland St. in uptown Port Townsend, the Skip Morris Quintet will offer an evening of jazz, swing, Latin rhythms, blues and ballads. The band, with Morris on guitar and vocals, George Radebaugh on piano, Ted Enderle on bass, Tom Svornich on drums and Bill Kiely on percussion, will play from 8:30 p.m. till midnight; cover charge is $10. â– The Upstage theater and restaurant, 923 Washington St. in Port Townsend, presents a night full of blues with the Mark DuFresne Band. DuFresne, the muchaccoladed singer, harmonica player and former Roomful of Blues frontman,
Becky Hall and Cliff Coulter, well-traveled tango teachers who live in Port Angeles, will teach a new set of lessons starting Wednesday evening.
New tango lessons to heat up will start at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday; the â€œbeyond PORT ANGELES â€” A beginnerâ€? sessions follow bit of Buenos Aires will at 7:45 p.m. and both will waft into the Sons of continue through Feb. 8. Norway Hall, of all The six-week series costs places, this Wednesday $60 per person. night. Cliff Coulter and Becky Hall, Port Angelesâ€™ Unspoken language veteran Argentine tango â€œArgentine tango teachers, will begin a allows us to communicate new series of lessons through an unspoken inside the petite hall at language,â€? Coulter and 131 W. Fifth St., and Hall note on their webdancers of all levels are site, PATango.net. The welcome. The beginning lessons site also has video clips, PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT
Skip Morris and his quintet will fill the Castle Key with swing, blues and ballads this Saturday night. will step up at 8 p.m. Tickets to the concert are $25, while patrons may choose to enjoy dinner and the show for $59, or the deluxe package with appetizer, entree, dessert and a champagne toast for $79. Information awaits at www.UpstageRestaurant. com and 360-385-2216. â– Also in Jefferson
County, Jefferson Transit will provide free transportation â€” to New Yearâ€™s Eve revelers as well as those whoâ€™re working that night â€” on its No. 11 Shuttle and No. 6 Tri-Area Loop buses from 8 p.m. till 2:55 a.m. For details, visit www. JeffersonTransit.com or phone 360-385-4777.
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Deadwood Revival, with bassist Paul Stehr-Green, singerguitarist Kim Trenerry and singerbanjo man Jason Mogi, plans on enlivening the Junction Roadhouse with a â€œtie-dyed New Yearâ€™s Eveâ€? party.
tips on dance-floor etiquette and a list of tango events across the North Olympic Peninsula. The tango community here hosts evening practicas â€” practice sessions â€” from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Mondays at the Sons of Norway Hall, plus a milonga, or tango dance party, once a month. For more information, email cliff firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 360-452-4941.
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Clallam County Port Angeles Bar N9NE (229 W. First St.) â€” DJ Disco Stew, tonight, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.; New Yearâ€™s Eve DJ Squared Glow party, Saturday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., $3 cover; Karaoke, Wednesday, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.; open mic, Thursday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Castaways Night Club (1213 Marine Drive) â€” Jimmy Hoffman Band, Saturday, 8:30 p.m., pre sale $5 or $8 couple, $6 per person at door; Jerryâ€™s Country Jam, Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Coo Cooâ€™s Nest (1017 E. First St.) â€” Mydlyfe Krysys, 3D Witch Hunt, Govinda and Robot Pi, Saturday, 10 p.m. Dupuis Restaurant (256861 Highway 101) â€” Bob and Dave, Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fairmount Restaurant (1127 W. Highway 101) â€” Les Wamboldt and Olde Tyme Country, tonight, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Dave and Rosalie Secordâ€™s Luck of the Draw Band, Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Junction Roadhouse (US Highway 101 and state Highway 112, junction) â€” Deadwood Revival and The CornStalks, Saturday, 9 p.m., $10 or $5 with potluck dish. Port Angeles Senior Center (Seventh and Peabody streets) â€” Wally and the Boys, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $5, first timers free.
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The Buzz (128 N. Sequim Ave. ) â€” Open mic hosted by Kelly Thomas and Victor Reventlow, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar and Grill (301 E. Washington St.) â€” Denny Secord, tonight, 5:30 p.m.; Moderately Loud Rock, Saturday, 8 p.m.; Blue Hole Quintet, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Old Mill Cafe (721 Carlsborg Road) â€” John Erskine, Saturday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino (270756 Highway 101) â€” Joey James Dean, tonight, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., followed by DJ OB-1, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.; â€™80s theme New Yearâ€™s Eve Party Saturday with M-â€™80s in Seven and DJ OB-1 in Event Center, both 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Soul Posse, Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; jam session with Barry Burnett and friends, Monday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Comedy Night with Ryan Wingfield and Guest, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.
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PORT ANGELES â€” Four Elvis Presley imperPort Hadlock sonators â€” make that tribute artists â€” will swivel Hadlock House (141 Chitheir way into the Vern macum Road) â€” Karaoke, Burton Community Center, tonight, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Elf 308 W. Fourth St., for a dual Holiday and Group Camp, Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Undertown (211 Taylor St.) benefit Saturday, Jan. 7. open mic, Wednesday, 7 p.m. â€” Ash Devine, tonight, 8 p.m.; This first-ever Evening DJ Caleb, Saturday, 8 p.m. to with Elvis, starring Bret Wig10 p.m. all ages, 10 p.m. to 2 gins plus three other ElvisPort Townsend p.m. 21 and over; Gerald enthused entertainers, is a Braude, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Alchemy (842 Washington fundraiser for both Volunteer St.) â€” Trevor Hanson, MonHospice of Clallam County Upstage (923 Washington day, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. St.) â€” The Delta Rays, tonight, and the Olympic Peninsula 8 p.m., $8; The Mark Dufresne Humane Society. Proceeds The Boiler Room (711 will be shared by the two Water St.) â€” Open mic Thurs- Blues Band and New Yearâ€™s nonprofits, said Glenn Wigday, sign up 7 p.m., starts at 8, Eve Party, Saturday, 8 p.m., $59, dinner/show, $25 show gins, event promoter. an all ages venue. only; open mic, Monday, 6 The Evening with Elvis p.m.; karaoke, Tuesday, 9 p.m. is also a celebration of what Castle Key Restaurant and Lounge (Seventh and would have been the Kingâ€™s Uptown Pub (1016 LawSheridan streets) â€” The Skip 77th birthday â€” Jan. 8 â€” Morris Quintet, Saturday, 8:30 rence St.) â€” Locust Street with plenty of Elvisâ€™ classic Taxi, Saturday, 9 p.m., $7 p.m. to midnight, $10. songs, food and festivities. advance, $10 at door; open Tickets are $15 or $12 for mic hosted by Greg Vinson, Ichikawa Japanese Cuisine students and seniors availTuesday, 8 p.m. (1208 Water St.) â€” Trevor Hanable at Jimâ€™s Pharmacy, son, Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This listing, which appears Port Book & News and every Friday, announces live Necessities & Temptations Local Goods Cafe (Fort entertainment at nightspots in in Port Angeles and at The Worden, 210 Battery Way) â€” Clallam and Jefferson counties. Buzz cafe and Pacific Mist Call in your information by Tuesday to 360-417-3527, fax it to 360- Books in Sequim. For more details, phone 417-3521, or e-mail news@ â€œIs there more to 360-457-7700. peninsuladailynews.com. Sirens (823 Water St.) â€” The Solvents, tonight, 9 p.m., $5; DJs New Yearâ€™s Eve Party, Saturday, 9 p.m.; open mic, Wednesday, 9 p.m.; karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m.
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â€œThe Adventures of Tintinâ€? (PG) â€” Tintin (Jamie Bell) and Capt. Haddock (Andie Serkis) set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddockâ€™s ancestor. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 4:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, plus 12:25 p.m. and 2:35 p.m. today through Monday, plus 9:10 p.m. today through Sunday.
â€œThe Darkest Hourâ€? (PG13) â€” In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via its power supply. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 6:50 p.m. daily, plus 8:50 p.m. today through Sunday. â€œThe Girl with the Dragon Tattooâ€? (R) â€” Director David Fincherâ€™s movie based on Stieg Larssonâ€™s best-selling novel stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 4:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. today through Sunday, 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. â€œHugoâ€? (PG) â€” Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan (Asa Butterfield) who lives in a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father (Jude Law) and an automaton. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtime 5 p.m. daily.
â€œSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadowsâ€? (PG-13) â€” See synopsis under Port Angeles listings. At the Uptown Theatre. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
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p.m. and 6:20 p.m. today Rooney Mara is shown in a scene from â€œThe Girl 3:30 through Monday, plus 9:15 with the Dragon Tattoo.â€? p.m. today through Sunday, â€œMission Impossible: Ghost Protocolâ€? (PG-13) â€” Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his team are in the nasty position of having being abandoned by the U.S. government following a terrorist attack on the Russians. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 7 p.m. daily, plus 4:20 p.m. today through Monday, plus 9:35 p.m. today through Sunday.
Stewart), whose unborn child poses different threats to the wolf pack and vampire coven. Also starring Taylor Lautner. The first part of the fourth book in the â€œTwilight Sagaâ€? series based on the books set in the West End and Port Angeles â€” but filmed in British Columbia. At Lincoln Theater. Showtime 4:30 p.m. today through Monday.
â€œSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadowsâ€? (PG-13) â€” Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his sidekick Dr. Watson (Jude Law) join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. today through Monday, plus 9:20 p.m. today through Sunday, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.
â€œWar Horseâ€? (PG-13) â€” Young Albert (Jeremy Irvine) enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry. At Deer Park Cinema. 12:40 p.m.,
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â– Deer Park Cinema: East Highway 101 at Deer Park Road, Port Angeles; 360-452-7176. â– Lincoln Theater: 132 E. First St., Port Angeles; 360-457-7997. â– The Rose Theatre: 235 Taylor St., Port Townsend; 360-385-1089. â– Uptown Theatre: Lawrence and Polk streets, Port Townsend; 360-385-3883.
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