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State to lend $3 million for water project
Picture this with no poles
PT defers accepting cash BY CHARLIE BERMANT PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT TOWNSEND — The city has been awarded a $3 million loan for the construction of a $9.9 million water filtration facility designed to remove cryptosporidium, a bacteria that causes digestive problems. The Port Townsend City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to defer acceptance of the state construction loan until its next meeting because the city manager and finance director were not present.
“I am confident that everything is being done correctly,” said Mayor David King. “I thought we needed more explanation about the process.” Both City Manager David Timmons and Finance Director Michael Legarsky are on vacation this week and so could not explain the effect of the new loans on the city’s overall debt. “I think the public needs to know how this works and how it fits in the city’s financial picture,” King said. TURN
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Five utility poles along Taylor Street in Port Townsend will be removed next week after a three-month delay, resulting in a clear view from the fountain steps to the water.
It’ll happen next week CenturyLink error had delayed removal from Taylor BY CHARLIE BERMANT PENINSULA DAILY NEWS TOM SANFORD/NOLT
Kelly and Christie Johnston own Johnston Farms off Heuhslein Road in Agnew.
Agnew pair wins ‘Farmer of Year’ BY JEREMY SCHWARTZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
AGNEW — With Johnston Farms not too far from her home, Julie GrattanJacobsen — a member of the North Olympic Land Trust’s Farmer of the Year Award committee — decided it would be best to tell the owners they had won the 2012 award herself. “I rode my bike over and told them two weeks ago,” Grattan-Jacobsen said. Christie Johnston, coowner with husband, Kelly, of Johnston Farms off Heuhslein Road in Agnew, said she and her husband were surprised but pleased to learn they had won. It will bring a little extra recognition to the farm, she said.
“It’s a big plus,” Christie Johnston said with a smile. The Farmer of the Year Award has honored a different North Olympic Peninsula farmer each year since 1999, said Tom Sanford, land trust executive director.
PORT TOWNSEND — Five utility poles that were scheduled for removal in June will come down next week, resulting in a clear view on Taylor Street from Washington Street to the waterfront. It is the last step in a $3.5 million renovation project that snagged downtown traffic in the spring. During construction, under-
ground conduits were installed as part of the sidewalk replacement project.
West side is done Poles for cable television and electricity on the west side of the street were removed in June after the lines were channeled through the conduits. Removal of the poles on the east side of the street — which carried
phone lines — was scheduled for the same time but was delayed when CenturyLink did not order the needed wire in time. At the time, City Manager David Timmons criticized CenturyLink for “forgetting to order the cable” while a CenturyLink spokesperson said the wire was not ordered until the quantity of wire needed was supplied by the city. TURN
Inmate accidentally released from Clallam jail turns self in
Free tickets The award comes with free tickets to the 13th Annual 100-mile Friends of the Fields Harvest Dinner, scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Sunland Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, in Sequim. Tickets for the dinner — showcasing food grown within a 100-mile radius — are $75 until Monday and are $85 after that. TURN
BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — An inmate who was mistakenly released Tuesday from Clallam County jail showed up at the Clallam County Courthouse at 3:10 p.m. Thursday and turned himself in, Sheriff Bill Benedict said. Lavan A. Lukes, 35, of Port Angeles man, was inadvertently let out of jail after his initial appearance in county Superior Court on Tuesday. He had been arrested for investi-
gation of two counts of fourthdegree assault, one of which included domestic violence. He was scheduled to be charged Thursday. Lukes showed Lukes up at Clallam County Superior Court on his own volition, was transferred back to the jail, then appeared before Judge S. Brooke Taylor, who reset bail at
$5,000 and his arraignment for 1:39 p.m. Friday, Benedict said. “One of our deputies had been discussing with his mother, suggesting he return this morning,” Benedict said. “He was supposed to come back to the jail, but he showed up at court.” Benedict did not know Thursday afternoon where Lukes had gone between the time he left the jail and returned. TURN
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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press
record producer testified Thursday in Wynn’s slander trial NBC NEWS SPECIAL against correspondent Tom BroFrancis, Wynn kaw has been discharged which from a Charlotte, N.C., hosfocuses on claims by the pital and pronounced “in “Girls Gone Wild” founder great health” after feeling that the casino creator lightheaded during a TV vehemently denies. appearance Thursday Francis said Jones told morning. him about Wynn’s threats. “After Wynn denied ever threatmedical ening Francis and said the evaluation soft-porn producer’s accuand a round sations have the potential of tests, to damage his casinos, Tom was which include the Wynn pronounced and Encore in Las Vegas. in great Jones said he never No threats health and heard Wynn threaten Brokaw has been Francis. He said Francis’ Quincy Jones said he discharged,” said NBC accusations sound like a never told porn producer News President Tom scene from “Scarface.” Joe Francis that casino Capus in a statement mogul Steve Wynn threatThe producer also released about 1 p.m. EDT. ened to kill him and have backed up Wynn’s testihim buried in the desert. Capus expressed gratimony that he never sent an The Grammy-winning tude to the Carolinas Mediemail to Jones.
Brokaw exits hospital in ‘great health’
cal Center for Brokaw’s excellent care. Hours earlier, the network had reported that Brokaw, 72, felt “lightheaded” on the set of the news-talk program “Morning Joe,” which originated this week from Charlotte. “Out of an abundance of caution,” he was taken to the hospital for examination. At about 10 a.m., Brokaw offered his own diagnosis with this Twitter post: “All is well Early AM I mistakenly took a half dose of Ambien and made less sense than usual. Made a better comeback than Giants . . .” Ambien is a brand name for a sleep-inducer.
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ART MODELL, 87, the former Baltimore Ravens owner and longtime NFL stalwart who incurred the wrath of Cleveland fans when he moved the team from Ohio and admittedly tarnished his own legacy as a civic leader, died early Thursday. David Modell said he and his brother, John, were at their father’s side when he “died peace- Mr. Modell fully of nat- in 1982 ural causes.” Mr. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner of the Cleveland Browns and a league insider. During his four decades as a team owner, he helped negotiate the NFL’s lucrative contracts with television networks, served as president of the NFL from 1967 to 1969 and chaired the negotiations for the first the collective bargaining agreement with the players in 1968. He also was the driving force behind the 1970 contract between the NFL and ABC to televise games on Monday night. Mr. Modell, however, made one decision that hounded him the rest of his life: He moved the Cleveland franchise to Baltimore in 1996, and Ohio fans never forgave him for it.
“I have a great legacy, tarnished somewhat by the move,” Mr. Modell said in 1999. “The politicians and the bureaucrats saw fit to cover their own rear ends by blaming it on me.”
_________ JOE SOUTH, 72, a singer-songwriter who performed hits in the late 1960s and early 1970s such as “Games People Play” and “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” and also penned songs including “Down in the Boondocks” for other artists, died Wednesday, his music publisher said. Mr. South, whose real name was Joseph Souter, died at his home in Buford, Ga., northeast of Atlanta, according to Marion Merck of the Hall County Coroner’s Office. Merck said Mr. South died after having a heart attack. Mr. South worked as a session guitar player on recordings of some of the biggest names of the 1960s — Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Simon & Garfunkel, among others. But he had a string of hits of his own starting in the late 1960s that made his booming voice a familiar one on radio stations, with a style that some described as a mix of country and soul. He is perhaps best
known for the song “Games People Play,” which reached No. 12 on the Billboard charts in 1969 and won him two Grammys for Best Contemporary Song and Song of the Year. The opening lines evoked the message songs of the era: “Oh the games people play now, every night and every day now, never meaning what they say now, never saying what they mean.”
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that provoked a call to which law officers All records for spring responded. salmon “egg takes” on the At about 4 a.m., the Dungeness River were broman got out of bed, placed ken when the logs of hatchery Superintendent Ernest a single bullet in a .22-caliBrennan showed a count of ber target pistol in front of his wife, spun the chamber 7.22 million eggs in the and, laughing, placed the trays, more than 300,000 revolver against his foregreater than ever before. head and pulled the trigWith six to seven days left in the season, Brennan ger. and his assistants expect to 1987 (25 years ago) reach the 9 million mark. One feature of the A Forks man survived record egg take this year is an estimated 25-foot fall the fact that not one of the from an out-of-control helisalmon was impounded in copter that scraped a a trap, Brennan said. vacant beauty salon and They were all gaffed burned beyond recognition along the river by hatchery in a parking lot near Forks staff, with the eggs taken Airport. in trays and buckets on the The man, Jim Mott, who river banks. owns Eagle Air Helicopters Inc. in Forks, suffered leg 1962 (50 years ago) and arm injuries. Seen Around The helicopter on which A 29-year-old Port Peninsula snapshots Mott was working was Townsend millworker being tested when it rose PORT ANGELES, played Russian roulette skyward unpiloted. Mott WASH., shown on the and lost, Sheriff Bob HanLaugh Lines grabbed the landing skids weather map of ABC’s sen said. “Good Morning America” The father of three chil- trying to gain control of it. A NEW SURVEY preHe was tossed off the on Wednesday . . . dren ages 4, 3 and 2 died dicts that women and the copter about 25 feet off the at a Port Townsend hospielderly are more likely to WANTED! “Seen Around” tal four hours after a bullet ground, and it continued vote in the presidential items. Send them to PDN News flying erratically into the tore into his forehead. election. Which explains Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles The sheriff said the man small commercial center on the new front-runner, WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or U.S. Highway 101 near the and his wife had an arguMichael Buble. email news@peninsuladailynews. ment earlier in the evening airport. Jimmy Fallon com.
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■ To clarify, Art on the Town, of which a newly installed whale vertebra sculpture is the latest addition, is a project of the Port Angeles Downtown Association. PADA went unmentioned in an article on the newest sculpture that appeared on the front page of Thursday’s Clallam County edition. ■ The date of a scheduled Olympic Region Clean Air Agency meeting in Sequim will be Oct. 15. A story on Page A1 of Thursday’s Jefferson County edition erroneously said the meeting would be Sept. 15. At the meeting — which will start at 5 p.m. at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Center St., air-monitoring strategies will be discussed, but no decision will be made, ORCAA Executive Director Fran McNair said.
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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS FRIDAY, Sept. 7, the 251st day of 2012. There are 115 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Sept. 7, 1812, the Battle of Borodino took place during the Napoleonic Wars as French troops clashed with Russian forces outside Moscow; although France won a short-term victory, Russia was able to ultimately drive out Napoleon’s invaders. The battle was commemorated by composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with his “1812 Overture.” On this date: ■ In 1907, the British liner RMS Lusitania set out from Liverpool, England, on its maiden voy-
age, arriving six days later in New York. ■ In 1940, Nazi Germany began its eight-month blitz of Britain during World War II with the first air attack on London. ■ In 1957, the original version of the animated NBC peacock logo, used to denote programs “brought to you in living color,” made its debut at the beginning of “Your Hit Parade.” ■ In 1962, author Karen Blixen, also known as Isak Dinesen, died in Rungstedlund, Denmark, at age 77. ■ In 1964, the controversial “Daisy” commercial, an ad for President Lyndon B. Johnson’s election campaign featuring a
girl plucking flower petals followed by a nuclear explosion, aired on NBC-TV. ■ In 1972, the International Olympic Committee banned Vince Matthews and Wayne Collett of the U.S. from further competition for talking to each other on the victory stand in Munich during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” after winning the gold and silver medals in the 400-meter run. ■ In 1996, rapper Tupac Shakur was shot and mortally wounded on the Las Vegas Strip; he died six days later. ■ Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, meeting at Camp David, said the world had to
act against Saddam Hussein, arguing that the Iraqi leader had defied the United Nations and reneged on promises to destroy weapons of mass destruction. ■ Five years ago: A jury in St. Francisville, La., acquitted Sal and Mabel Mangano, the owners of a nursing home where 35 patients died after Hurricane Katrina, of negligent-homicide and cruelty charges. ■ One year ago: A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff from the airport near the western city of Yaroslavl, killing at least 44 people. Investigators blamed pilot error.
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A3 Briefly: Nation from the 2010 BP spill. Tests run by Louisiana State University for state wildlife officials confirmed that oil found on Elmer’s Island and Grand Isle matched the biological fingerprint of the hundreds of millions PHILADELPHIA — An airof gallons of oil that spewed borne flight was brought back to from BP’s Macondo well. Philadelphia, the jet was On Wednesday, BP PLC said searched, and a passenger was oil from its spill had been taken off for questioning because of an apparent hoax tip exposed by Isaac’s waves and the company would clean it up. called into airport police, Ed Overton, the LSU chemauthorities said Thursday. ist who did the state tests, said The passenger taken off the Dallas-bound US Airways flight the oil found on Elmer’s Island was the victim of “a pretty nasty had not degraded much while oil at Grand Isle had. “Both trick,” said Philadelphia Poice Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan. were good solid matches on Sullivan said police at Phila- Macondo oil,” he said. delphia International Airport received a call around 7:30 a.m. Ariz. immigration law that said a passenger on Flight PHOENIX — More than two 1267 was on his way to Texas years after it was signed into with a dangerous substance. law, the most contentious part The FBI, police and airline of Arizona’s immigration legisladecided to turn the aircraft tion is expected to go into effect around after it was a third of following a federal court ruling the way across Pennsylvania. issued late Wednesday. After landing, law enforceBut the U.S. Supreme Court ment officials escorted a man laid a legal minefield that Arifrom the airplane and put him zona now must navigate. in the back of a police car. Its clause, one of the few that Sullivan said the passenger, the high court left standing in who was not identified by June, requires police officers to authorities, “was obviously very check the immigration status of alarmed, as I would be if heavpeople they stop while enforcing ily armed police officers entered other laws and suspect are in a plane to take me off,” Sullivan the country illegally. said. “And that’s why this is no But while preserving that joke, this is no laughing matter.” requirement, the Supreme Court explicitly left the door BP oil washes up open to arguments that the law NEW ORLEANS — Labora- leads to civil rights violations. Attorneys would need actual tory tests show that globs of oil found on two Louisiana beaches victims to make that case. after Hurricane Isaac came The Associated Press
US Airways jet brought back over hoax call
Briefly: World French police leave young girl at crime scene ANNECY, France — French authorities struggled Thursday to explain why no one found a 4-year-old girl for eight hours at a blood-strewn crime scene as she huddled in a car under the skirt of a corpse of either her dead mother or grandmother. The stunning discovery Thursday of the girl, apparently unharmed, heightened the drama around a shooting rampage in the French Alps that left four adults dead and a 7-year-old girl hospitalized after being shot and beaten. The reason for the slayings remained unclear a day after a cyclist came across the corpses in a wooded area near the mountain village of Chevaline. The bodies of a man and two women were found shot to death in a BMW, and that of a male cyclist was found nearby. The two girls, who police said were sisters, were put under police care.
Syrians retake town BEIRUT — After hours of heavy shelling, Syrian troops recaptured a border town Thursday in what activists said was a government attempt to stem the flood of people fleeing their country’s civil war. Syrian rebels had been in control of Tel Chehab, along the Jordanian border, for months despite repeated assaults by
pro-government troops, local activist Mohammed Abu Houran said. In the latest clashes, hundreds of Syrian soldiers backed by 20 tanks assaulted Tel Chehab, according to Abu Houran and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Rebels fought back but were pushed out, activists said.
Waterboarding report CAIRO — Human Rights Watch said it has uncovered evidence of a wider use of waterboarding than previously acknowledged by the CIA, in a report Thursday detailing brutal treatment of detainees at U.S.-run lockups abroad after the 9/11 attacks. The accounts by two former Libyan detainees who said they underwent simulated drowning emerge only days after the Justice Department closed its investigation of the CIA’s use of severe interrogation methods. Investigators said they could not prove any agents crossed the lines authorized by the Bush administration in the “war on terror” program of detention and rendition. Any new instances of waterboarding, however, would go beyond the three that the CIA has said were authorized. The 154-page report features interviews by the New Yorkbased group with 14 Libyan dissident exiles. They describe systematic abuses while they were held in U.S.-led detention centers. The Associated Press
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HANGS WITH THE CRANES
Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, waits in a motorized hang glider next to a Siberian white crane on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia on Wednesday. Putin was taking part in a program to help the endangered birds migrate to Asia.
Ex-officer’s trial ends in murder conviction not based on witnesses’ direct knowledge. The verdict is a vindication for Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow and his team, who gambled by putting on a case they themselves conceded was filled with holes. They went on to commit a series of blunders that drew the judge’s ire.
Peterson faces 60-year term in wife’s death THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
JOLIET, Ill. — Drew Peterson, the swaggering former suburban Chicago police officer who generated a media storm after his much-younger fourth wife vanished in 2007, was convicted Thursday of murdering his third wife in a case based mainly on secondhand hearsay statements from the two women. Peterson, 58, sat looking straight ahead and did not react as the verdict was read. Several of his third wife’s relatives gasped before hugging each other as they cried quietly in the courtroom. Illinois has no death penalty, and Peterson now faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced in Kathleen Savio’s death Nov. 26.
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Former police officer Drew Peterson is shown in 2009. The trial was the first of its kind in Illinois history, with prosecutors building their case largely on hearsay thanks to a new law, dubbed “Drew’s Law,” tailored to Peterson’s case. That hearsay, prosecutors had said, would let his third and fourth wives “speak from their graves” through family and friends to convict Peterson. Hearsay is any information reported by a witness that is
The case began when a neighbor came across Savio’s body March 1, 2004, and let out a scream. Others ran up the stairs of her suburban Chicago home to behold Savio face down in her dry bathtub. Her thick black hair was blood-soaked, and she had a 2-inch gash on the back of her head. The drowning death of the 40-year-old aspiring nurse was deemed an accident — a freak slip in the tub. But after Peterson’s fourth wife, 23-year-old Stacy Peterson, went missing in 2007, Savio’s death was reassessed and reclassified as a homicide.
Obama out to woo Democrats THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — His reelection in doubt, President Barack Obama aimed to persuade economically strapped middle class America to return him to the White House in a prime-time speech Thursday night closing out the Democratic National Convention. “Nothing’s more powerful than voices calling for change,” Obama told supporters reasserting ownership of his optimistic slogan from the 2008 campaign after four tumultuous years in office. The convention’s final night also included an acceptance speech from Vice President Joe
Biden. Actress Eva Longoria was on the program, as well. “No empty chairs,” she said, a reference to actor Clint East- Obama wood’s mocking reference to Obama at Romney’s Republican National Convention last week in Florida. Convention planners shoehorned a few more seats into the Time Warner Cable Arena for Obama’s remarks, pushing capacity to about 15,000. Even so, the decision to scrap
plans to hold the night’s session in a 74-000-seat football stadium meant a far smaller crowd than the president’s campaign hoped would hear him speak and put on an enthusiastic show of support on television. Officials blamed the switch on weather concerns, and there were heavy rains at mid-afternoon. Obama’s aides said the president would use his time on the podium to lay out a second-term approach for the economy, which is struggling through the slowest recovery in generations with unemployment pegged at 8.3 percent. The economy is by far the dominant issue in the campaign.
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West: Amazon updates its line of Kindle E-readers
Nation: Bishop convicted for failing to report priest
World: Quebec suspect arraigned on 16 charges
World: Hurricana Leslie intensifies near Bermuda
AMAZON’s CHALLENGE TO Apple’s iPad just got a little more serious. On Thursday, Amazon announced updates to its line of Kindle e-readers, including the Kindle Fire HD, a tablet computer that comes in two sizes, one that is nearly as large as the iPad and that undercuts its price by $200. The company also announced the Kindle Paperwhite, a new version of the black-and-white Kindle that is thinner and faster than its predecessor. It also has a new kind of screen, lighted from the bottom, that has a higher contrast and will be easier to read, including in the dark.
A MISSOURI BISHOP who became the nation’s highest-ranking Catholic official charged with shielding an abusive priest was found guilty Thursday of one misdemeanor count of failing to report suspected child abuse, a conviction that extends the Church’s struggles to shake its reputation for protecting pedophile priests. Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City was acquitted on a second count and got two years of probation, but that sentence was suspended. He was ordered to get training on reporting abuse. “I truly regret and am sorry for the hurt these events have caused,” Finn told the judge before being sentenced.
THE SUSPECT IN a deadly shooting at a rally following the election of Quebec’s new separatist premier was arraigned Thursday on 16 charges, including murder, attempted murder and possession of explosives. Richard Henry Bain, 62, of La Conception, Quebec, made his first appearance in court after being accused of opening fire at a midnight victory rally Tuesday for Quebec’s new premier, Pauline Marois. Bain is scheduled to return to court Oct. 11. Denis Blanchette, 48, was killed and a 27-year-old injured outside a Montreal theater where the shooting took place.
TOURISTS POSTPONED HOLIDAYS in Bermuda, and locals stocked up on emergency supplies as Hurricane Leslie slowly neared the wealthy British Atlantic territory Thursday. Hotel cancellations were reported across the territory, which is popular with tourists for its pink sand beaches. Leslie’s center was forecast to pass to the east of Bermuda on Sunday morning, possibly as a Category 2 hurricane with winds of nearly 105 mph. South shore beaches were closed as the approaching storm whipped up surf, and residents were busy stocking up on food, propane, tarp, flashlights and water.
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Five-year-old J.J. Hutto of Port Angeles wades into Port Angeles Harbor from Ediz Hook on Thursday as temperatures rose into the mid-70s across much of the North Olympic Peninsula. Forecasters predict several more days of summer-like conditions before a cooling trend sets in by next week. For a full forecast, see Page B10.
CONTINUED FROM A1 Benedict said. â€œIt could be considered escape if he knows he Lukes was already in jail on $5,000 bail, which meant should be in jail,â€? he added. â€œWhether or not he will that if he came up with $500, he probably could be be held accountable for the released because most bail fact that we released him, I bond companies require 10 kind of doubt,â€? Benedict percent of the bail amount said. â€œIt depends on his knowfor the company to post the ing or if he was using some bond, Benedict said. Lukes was not consid- form of deception when he ered dangerous, said Bene- left.â€? The two alleged victims dict, adding that a new procedure has been put into â€” both women â€” were place for release of jail notified that Lukes was released. inmates. Lukes initially was Lukes mistakenly was processed out of the jail arrested Friday after police Tuesday after his booking responded to a domestic papers were mixed in with disturbance complaint on the papers of inmates being the 1000 block of South C Street in Port Angeles. released, Benedict said. One of the women told â€œIt was a glaring error on our part and lack of atten- police Lukes may be the tion to detail, and we dealt father of a child he was trying to take from her. with it,â€? Benedict said. The woman claimed All new inmate releases are now being reviewed by Lukes assaulted her during a shift sergeant before the a struggle for the child. A second woman at the person leaves the jail, jail Superintendent Ron Sukert apartment also said Lukes assaulted her. said Wednesday. Lukes denied assaulting Superior Court Judge Ken Williams issued a either woman, saying he bench warrant for Lukesâ€™ was assaulted by the childâ€™s mother. arrest Wednesday. She said Lukes entered Whether Lukes also will be charged with escape will her apartment in violation be up to the county Prose- of a no-contact order. Police said they saw a cuting Attorneyâ€™s Office, he scratch on the right side of said. â€œThis could be consid- the motherâ€™s forehead and ered bail jumping,â€? blood on her shirt.
Water: Facility mandated by EPA CONTINUED FROM A1 provide for the removal of cryptosporidium. Construction of the facilThe vote to postpone the ity will begin in 2014 next matter was unanimous. Approval of the resolu- to the current city water tion authorizing Timmons facility on Howard Street to accept the loan will be on north of Discovery Road the agenda of the next City and will take about a year, Council business meeting, becoming operational by scheduled for 6:30 p.m. 2015. Sept. 17 in council chambers at City Hall, 540 Water Operation by 2014 St. The EPA requires the Construction of the facil- plants to be operational by ity is mandated by the fed- Oct. 1, 2014, though exceperal Environmental Protec- tions are available. The loan from the state tion Agency â€” or EPA â€” to
Department of Health Drinking Water State Revolving Fund is in addition to two loans from the Public Works Trust Fund, adding up to almost $7 million. The new loan carries a 1.5 percent fixed interest rate with a repayment period of 20 years or the life of the facility, whichever is less. King said the loan will be repaid through utility fees. The loan is different
than a bond issue because money can be used for other sources. â€œIf we get the loan and donâ€™t need the money, we wonâ€™t borrow it, and it wonâ€™t cost us anything,â€? King said. â€œIf we do a bond, we need to pay it back whether we end up using it or not.â€?
________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or at charlie. bermant@peninsuladailynews. com.
Poles: Removal to take a week CONTINUED FROM A1 Trone said. The poles will be The removal of the poles removed in time for the will take about a week and Sept. 23-25 Port Townsend will be done by a Century- Film Festival, which will Link contractor, said show movies at five venues, Samantha Trone, a develop- including free shows on an ment review engineer for inflatable screen on Taylor Street. the city. The city decided to defer the pole removal until after Unexpected variables the three-day Wooden Boat CenturyLink spokesFestival, which begins woman Jan Kampbell said today, so that work would there were â€œa number of not be in progress during unexpected variablesâ€? that the busy weekend, caused the delay.
The conduit was in the wrong place and needed to be relocated, and some operational changes suggested by the merchants also were put into effect. â€œWe scheduled a lot of these repairs at night so they didnâ€™t interfere with the downtown merchants since summer is their busiest season,â€? she said. â€œWe wanted to accommodate their needs, but this caused the project to take longer.â€?
Other delays occurred when repair personnel were needed to deal with customer outages for active customers in the Port Townsend area, she said. â€œOur priority was to serve the customers that needed their service to be restored,â€? she said.
________ Jefferson County Reporter Charlie Bermant can be reached at 360-385-2335 or at charlie. bermant@peninsuladailynews. com.
Farmer: Diverse produce leads to selection CONTINUED FROM A1 produce she doesnâ€™t have. â€œWe help each other out,â€? Advance tickets are Johnston said. Grattan-Jacobsen said available at www.North OlympicLandTrust.com or she seconded a recommenat the office at 104 N. Lau- dation from fellow award rel St., Suite 104, in Port committee member Patty McMannus-Huber to honor Angeles. No tickets will be sold at the Johnstons this year, and the rest of the committee the door. Though the recognition supported the move 100 is a great honor, Christie percent. Johnston said neither she nor her husband did any- Diverse produce thing special to win this Grattan-Jacobsen said yearâ€™s award. the couple was chosen for She said local farmers the diverse amount of proare never really in competi- duce â€” including melons, tion with one another, citing celery, carrots and myriad numerous times she has peppers â€” the Johnstons fit referred potential custom- on their relatively small ers to fellow Port Angeles plot of land. Farmers Market vendors â€œTheyâ€™re just very when they ask for a type of intense and totally organic
and quite a model for what could be done on such a small parcel of land,â€? Grattan-Jacobsen said. â€œTheyâ€™re wonderful, wonderful souls.â€? The Johnstons started with 4,000 square feet of farmable land with four old apple trees in 2000. Now with 7.5 acres of land, or just more than 81 times more square feet, the Johnstons specialize in squeezing as much produce out of their farm as possible. Christie Johnston said their landâ€™s raised bed farming, where the crops sit in raised rows 3 to 4 inches above the ground, allows the plants to establish stronger root systems and makes hand-picking crops
slightly easier. However, the Johnstonsâ€™ chosen method of hand-harvesting does mean more labor-intensive work, especially since the couple does not use any large harvesting machinery. Kelly Johnston came from a family with a strong horticulture background, and, early in their marriage, regularly helped in his grandmotherâ€™s garden until the couple decided to buy their own space, his wife said. The Agnew property was the perfect spot because of its access to water and flat, farmable land, she said. â€œIt was nice to do our own thing,â€? Christie Johnston said.
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With her husband taking the lead early in the hands-on side, she said her passion is interacting with people and telling them about her farm; especially at the Port Angeles Farmers Market. She said few things please her more than seeing customers taking home produce that theyâ€™ve bought from her. â€œItâ€™s rewarding,â€? Christie Johnston said. â€œIt gives me joy.â€? Finding enough hands to make quick work of the harvesting is one of the major challenges, she said. She said her farm is connected with a few Workers on Organic Farms pro-
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Volunteers will clean and spruce up Clallam County communities during Day of Caring community projects Saturday. The day of community cleanup and maintenance projects will kick off the fundraising campaign for 2012 for United Way of Clallam County, which will run from this month through December.
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Curtis Blevins, left, uses a roller brush to paint the stage at City Pier in Port Angeles as co-worker Natalie McNary watches during last yearâ€™s United Way of Clallam Countyâ€™s National Day of Service project.
This yearâ€™s goal is to raise $1,060,000, said Jody Moss, executive director. Last year, United Way raised $883,458 to distribute to county nonprofits throughout the year. On Saturday, volunteers
will do yard work, landscaping, painting, cleanup and home repairs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until they are finished. Patrick Downie is the 2012 United Way volunteer coordinator for activities and groups for the Day of Caring. â€œI have a goal of getting 1,000 Helping Hands out working in our county,â€? said Downie, who is also a Port Angeles city councilman. Clallam Bay-Sekiu United Way volunteers cleaned debris off beaches last Saturday as they performed Day of Caring community work a week earlier than the rest of the county. Sequim volunteers will be out in force for a National Day of Service scheduled in collaboration with United
Authority, Terrace Apartments â€” Interior painting. â– Serenity House C Street Apartments â€” Landscaping. â– First Step Family PATRICK DOWNIE Support Center â€” General volunteer coordinator cleaning and maintenance.
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Port Angeles Projects scheduled in Port Angeles include: â– Estuary Park â€” General landscaping and cleanup. â– Francis Street Park â€” General landscaping and cleanup. â– Shane Park â€” General landscaping and cleanup. â– Port Angeles unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula â€” Painting and general maintenance. â– Peninsula Housing
Forks One project is scheduled in Forks. â– Forks Housing Authority â€” Concrete sidewalk project at Peninsula Apartments. Said Mary Ann Unger, chairwoman of the 2012 United Way Campaign: â€œWe believe that when the community works together through volunteerism and local charitable giving, we can do so much more than any of us can do on our own.â€? Volunteers are asked to phone United Way at 360457-3011 or just come to the particular projects in the morning Saturday.
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SEQUIM â€” The city of Sequim will begin its National Day of Service with a special commemoration at 8 a.m. Saturday at the flagpole in Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Ave. The National Day of Service began in 2002 to pay tribute to those who were lost in the terrorist attacks Sept. 11, 2001, and those who worked to save lives after the tragedies. A Boy Scout troop will lead a flag salute.
Staff and volunteers Members of the Sequim City Council and city staff will join with community volunteers to participate in a morning of community service projects after the service. Potential volunteer painting projects include fire hydrants and catch
basins throughout the city, the stage at the Guy Cole Convention Center, the fence around the portable toilet at Kirner Park, picnic shelters and dog agility equipment at Carrie Blake Park, the building at Dr. Standard Park and possibly a mural at the Skate Park. Potential gardening projects include weeding and cleanup of the Gebhardt Zwicker Trail, the Olympic Discovery Trail, Margaret Kirner Park, June Robinson Memorial Park and Bell Creek through the Water Reuse Site; trimming lavender in city rights of way; and removing the gravel and loose rock pavers at Heritage Park and replacing them with a permanent surface. Other possible projects include constructing bridge railings on the 10 bridges at Carrie Blake Park, litter pickup on U.S. Highway
The outage is expected to last six hours between 12:01 a.m. and 6 a.m., the Clallam County Public Utility District said. It will affect all customers on U.S. Highway 101 and connecting roads south of Sportsman Club Road in Forks, including all PUD customers in West Jefferson County. Some Forks customers south of E Street between Fifth and South Forks avenues also will lose power. This outage is required to replace regulators at a PUD substation. For more information, phone the Forks PUD office at 360-374-6201. Peninsula Daily News
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PORT TOWNSEND â€” Sixty volunteers have signed up so far for the United Good Neighbors Day of Caring next Friday, Sept. 14. Those who want to work on community projects that day have until 2 p.m. Tuesday to register with United Good Neighbors, said Carla Caldwell, executive director of UGN and the Jefferson County Community Foundation. Volunteers will meet between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sept. 14 for a continental breakfast at the Mountain View campus at the corner of Blaine and Walker streets. â€œWe will be awarding our second annual UGN â€˜Good Neighbor Award,â€™ a procla-
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mation will be read by the mayor, and our volunteers will pick up their T-shirts and head out to work at their sites,â€? Caldwell said. Volunteers will work at the sites until noon. All the projects scheduled are in Port Townsend. The sites are: â– Dove House â€” Sheridan and 10th streets. â– Haller Fountain city park â€” Center of town on Washington Street. â– Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County building site â€” 1910 Eddy
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The city also invites volunteers to bake cookies for the community volunteers or perform in the James Center for the Performing Arts throughout the morning. All individuals and groups of volunteers who want to participate in this day of recognition of the September National Day of Service program are welcome. For more information or to volunteer, phone City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese at 360-683-4139 or contact volunteer coordinator Linda Gary Butler of Port Angeles moves a wheelbarrow down a path at Carrie Cherry at 360-582-2447 or Blake Park in Sequim while participating in last yearâ€™s Day of Service project. email@example.com.
PORT ANGELES â€” The Port Angeles School Board will conduct its annual workshop today and Saturday. The sessions will be from noon to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Haller Conference Room at the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center, 905 W. Ninth St. Two executive sessions are planned to review the performance of a public employee. Todayâ€™s will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdayâ€™s will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. No action will be taken after either session. The agenda for the open session today includes a report on curriculum alignment from noon to 1 p.m., a communications update from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and strategic planning beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturdayâ€™s agenda includes a discussion on culture and climate from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., a board self-assessment and discussion of board operating principles from 10 a.m. to noon, and a discussion of the continuous improvement plan from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Ex-Sequim police chief to work in La. Spinks to take post at small state university BY JEREMY SCHWARTZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
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Janet Young, center, who helped organize a fund drive for new playground equipment at Shane Park in Port Angeles, watches as Port Angeles Parks Superintendent Corey Delikat, right, fills his plate while parks employees eat in the background. Parks department crews and employees of Lakeside Industries, the company paving around the play area, were treated to a free lunch by Young in recognition of their work on the new playground. The park is named for Youngâ€™s son.
State lawmakers move slowly toward education report deadline BY DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SEATTLE â€” State lawmakers plan to argue right up until a Sept. 17 deadline about what they should tell the Supreme Court that they will do to fix the way the state pays for K-12 education. In July, the court gave the state Legislature two months to file its first report on what it would do in answer to a January ruling that the state isnâ€™t meeting its constitutional obligation to amply pay for basic education. The lawsuit was filed by a coalition led by the Chimacum and Omak school districts that grew to include the stateâ€™s largest teachers union and 30 of its affiliates, plus 30 school districts. It became the biggest lawsuit against the state over school dollars since 1978. In the past decade, education spending has gone from close to 50 percent to just above 40 percent of the state budget, despite the fact that some education spending is protected by the constitution.
State lawmakers have in recent years been dealing with large budget deficits, and earlier this year, they cut $300 million in funding. The spending plan didnâ€™t include any cuts to education, but lawmakers will continue to scramble to find money to pay for government services when they meet again in January. All summer, various legislative committees focused on education have been meeting, but the one committee assigned by lawmakers to report back to the Supreme Court has yet to convene.
Legal concerns The Senate members of that committee wanted to meet at the end of August to talk about the report, but House members had legal concerns and declined to meet, Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, told The Associated Press. She said the debate came down to one issue: Was the assignment by the Supreme Court something the Legislature should deal with in a public committee? Or was it an issue of attor-
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really difficult and uncharted waters by asserting for itself some oversight over the fundamental power of the legislative branch, which is the power of the purse,â€? Pedersen said. He said, however, that lawmakers were gratified that the Supreme Court decided to communicate directly with the Legislature, as they had requested, instead of assigning someone or some agency to be a go-between. The report due Sept. 17 is the first of at least six the Supreme Court requested in its July ruling. The other reports are due 60 days after the governor signs the state budget each year. After the Legislature files its reports, the coalition of school districts, parents, teachers and community groups who brought the lawsuit will have 30 days to file their own critique of the Legislatureâ€™s progress reports. In Chief Justice Barbara Madsenâ€™s July order, she wrote that the Legislatureâ€™s reports must show â€œreal and measurableâ€? progress toward achieving full compliance with the Constitution. The order also set a firm deadline of 2018 to fix the way the state pays for education in Washington.
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SEQUIM â€” Sequim public radio station KSQM 91.5 FM is now officially short one Bob. Bob Spinks, former Sequim police chief and volunteer manager at KSQM, has accepted a job as police chief at McNeese State University, a small public university in Lake Charles, La. Spinks, who is in his early 50s, told KSQM department heads and directors about the move at a staff meeting Wednesday, said Ed Evans, KSQM news and public affairs director. Spinksâ€™ first day on the job at McNeese University will be Sept. 19. Evans said it was a shock to the volunteers at KSQM to hear Spinks was leaving, though the shift was not completely unexpected. Spinks told his co-volunteers he had offers from multiple police departments across the country but finally decided on the move to Lake Charles, Evans said. Spinks could not be reached for comment Thursday, but in a video about Spinksâ€™ announcement that Evans produced for KSQM News, Spinks said the job as police chief at McNeese attracted him because heâ€™ll get the chance for both police work and teaching through McNeeseâ€™s criminal justice program.
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The two Bobs specialized in witty banter between playing â€œoldies but goodiesâ€? from the 1950s to the Spinks â€™70s from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Thursday. Rhoads said Spinks was an enthusiastic co-host who always brought a unique energy to the show. Although Spinks will be missed, Rhoads said, heâ€™s glad to see him move on in his chosen field. â€œHeâ€™s got a lot of talent and a lot of experience,â€? Rhoads said. â€œIt was really just a matter of time before someone took advantage of that and hired him.â€? Fans of â€œThe Five-O Showâ€? need not fear, however, as Rhoads plans to continue the broadcast without Spinks. Nothing firm has been nailed down, but Roads said heâ€™s considering bringing in a guest host or two before a permanent replacement for Spinks can be found. Bob Schilling, the stationâ€™s current chief executive officer and executive director, has been floated as a possible replacement for â€œThe Five-O Showâ€? â€” to keep the â€œtwo Bobsâ€? theme going â€” though this has not been confirmed.
New general manager Schilling did say, however, that heâ€™ll be taking over Spinksâ€™ responsibilities as general manager, a position Spinks held since January. Schilling said heâ€™s excited about taking over where Spinks left off and that Spinks will be available to give him advice managing the station even as he prepares to leave for Louisiana this Sunday. Roughly 8,900 undergraduate students attend McNeese, and the university employs about 300 faculty, according to the McNeese University website. Lake Charlesâ€™ population is approximately 72,400 as of the 2010 Census, just more than 10 times the population of Sequim. In the video produced by Evans, Spinks, who is married to Connie Spinks, said leaving Sequim will be bittersweet and that his time with KSQM was one of the most enjoyable things heâ€™s ever done. While not going into specifics, he said there were only a handful of things about Sequim he didnâ€™t like. â€œThereâ€™s really just six people that I donâ€™t like in town, and for a town of 7,000, thatâ€™s not bad,â€? Spinks said with a laugh. To view the video Evans produced about Spinks leaving, visit http://bit.ly/ TsPC0h.
Spinks said the university also just acquired a license from the Federal Communications Commission to start its own FM radio station but was mum on whether his voice would ply the airwaves once more. â€œWeâ€™ll see,â€? Spinks said when asked about going on the radio in Lake Charles. â€œCertainly, it will be hard to completely walk away once you get bit.â€? Spinksâ€™ last day as Sequim police chief was July 2, 2010, after being asked to resign by Sequim City Manager Steve Burkett. Burkett ended Spinksâ€™ five-year stint as chief after saying Spinks was no longer a good match for the job, calling him â€œbombasticâ€? in 2010. Spinks also served as Sequimâ€™s interim city manager from May to December 2008 before Burkett took over. Since he left city employment, he had sought work around the state and nation at police departments in Lebanon, Ore., West Richland, Pullman and Columbus, Miss. ________ At the radio station, Spinks had hosted â€œThe Reporter Jeremy Schwartz can Five-O Showâ€? with fellow be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. volunteer Bob Rhoads for 5074, or at jschwartz@peninsula dailynews.com. the past three years.
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