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Cost is the question for new schools PA, Sequim considering revamps BY ARWYN RICE PENINSULA DAILY NEWS


Ted Anderson, left, and Professor Ted Pietsch, both of the University of Washington, talk during a 2008 trip into the Elwha Valley during which numerous individual insect specimens were collected. The specimens are now in the hands of entomology students at Washington State University for cataloging.

Research to aid Elwha Insect collection en route to lab BY JEREMY SCHWARTZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

They’ve been snatched from the air with hand-held nets and scooped from the waters of the Elwha River. Now, between 600,000 and 2 million individual insects and certain plants collected from the Elwha River Valley before dam removal are being processed and cataloged by students of Washington State University. The goal of the collection is to establish a baseline of the types and populations of insects that lived in the river valley during the last century, when lakes were formed by dams, said

Jerry Freilich, research coordinator for Olympic National Park. That would set the stage for future researchers to take similar collections from the river valley after it has had time to recover and see what has changed, Freilich explained. “It’s a before and after experiment,” Freilich said. Removal of the Elwha Dam was finished in March 2011; the Glines Canyon Dam has been chopped down to a fraction of its original 210 feet and is expected to be fully removed next year.

blocked salmon passage. Contractors with the National Park Service began work on removing the dams in September 2011. The Elwha Dam was built in 1913. The Glines Canyon Dam, built in 1927 upriver from its older cousin, is expected to be completely gone by September.

Two Clallam County school districts — Port Angeles and Sequim — are proposing plans to tear down and replace their high schools. There is a hefty price tag for modern high school construction. The Sequim School District’s 20-member Citizens’ Facilities Planning Committee recommended earlier this month that the district replace the high school with an $87 million new building. On Dec. 12, the Port Angeles School District’s 60-member Long Range Facilities Task Force recommended that the district replace Port Angeles High School as soon as possible. The Port Angeles task force did not investigate the costs involved in building a new school, and there are no estimates for the size or price of a new school at this time. “We are not as far along in our planning as Sequim,” said Superintendent Jane Pryne.

Conversations coming Bugs at lab

Packed in alcohol and taken by van the roughly 400 miles to the WSU entomology department in Pullman, the beetles, flies and bugs were collected between Obstructed salmon passage 2008 and 2009 by students and staff from the University of The $325 million Elwha Washington and researchers River Restoration Project, the from the National Park, Freilich largest in the nation, included said. removal of the dams, which were built without fish ladders and TURN TO INSECTS/A4

School boards in both districts are expected to begin discussions in January about whether they want to move forward with replacement and to create a time line for when they may seek funding for construction — sourced from both bond questions before local voters and state construction grants. Both boards also are considering remodeling or replacing other district buildings, and Sequim is considering construction of a third

elementary school. As early 20th century and Boomer-era schools age and deteriorate, districts across Washington state have been replacing old buildings with new. In 2010, Shoreline School District voters passed a $150 million bond measure to replace the district’s Shorewood and Shorecrest high schools. Another $35 million is expected in matching funds from the state. In Northshore School District, Woodinville High School’s $72 million replacement will be a three-story building with 49 classrooms and a new theater. In Tacoma, voters approved funding for the $99 million replacements for two middle schools.

Quillayute Valley Only one school district in Clallam County has built a high school this century — Quillayute Valley School District in Forks. Forks High School, built in two phases in 2000 and 2012, replaces a 1923 school that had aged past its usable life. In 2009, Forks-area voters approved a Quillayute Valley School District bond issue for $11,500,000 for the construction of the Forks High School Addition Project, and in 2010, the district received $8,808,711.27 in state assistance for the construction of the project. The 47,500-square-foot east wing of the school was replaced in 2000, and the 39,000-squarefoot addition and a 3,000-squarefoot vocational training building were completed in 2013 for $12 million. When the addition of the west wing, the new Forks High School reached its final size of 86,500 square feet, designed for the district’s brick-and-mortar high school enrollment of about 300 students. TURN



Gingerbread contest yields sweet success 14 entries made in PT competition Harmon Erikson’s “Gingerbread Village” won second place, and four children’s entries PORT TOWNSEND — A vilreceived honorable mentions; lage of gingerbread houses will be on display at Aldrich’s Market Zoey Doray, Noah Julia, Max Doray and Eva Brady. through Saturday. BY ARWYN RICE


This year, the town marketplace received 14 entries in the 21st annual gingerbread house contest. “There are some cool ones. The little guys, their creations are very cute,” said Renee Fukuda, store owner. Introducing a new vision of Christmas spirits, “Zombie Christmas,” by Davis Tyler, took first place in the “individual child under the age of 12” category.

‘Gas Station’ wins In the “group under-12” category, “Gas Station,” by Sam Day and Cooper Day earned first prize. Second place went to Maeze Kenny and Jenett Patrick for “Winter Wonderland,” and third to “Grandma’s House” by “Oma and Family.” TURN



Harmony Erikson, left, and Cathy Boyd, both of Port Townsend, take a look at some of

HOUSES/A4 the gingerbread houses on display at Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend on Sunday.

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Project sets out to honor late bluesmen BLUES GUITARIST TOMMY Bankhead rubbed shoulders with some of the genre’s royalty, from Howlin’ Wolf and Elmore James to Albert King and Sonny Boy Williamson. But visitors to the overgrown St. Louis cemetery where Bankhead was buried more than a Bankhead decade ago would never know his musical legacy. Or his name. Be it neglect, inattention or hard times, Bankhead’s family never added a grave marker to his burial plot. That will soon change thanks to the Killer Blues Headstone Project, a nonprofit effort to bring belated recognition to longforgotten blues musicians. Though the group has posthumously honored musicians as far away as California, its efforts are concentrated in a fertile blues corridor that stretches from the Mississippi Delta through St. Louis, north to Chicago and Michigan. “These guys gave so much to America via music,” said Aaron Pritchard, the project’s vice president. “They deserve a headstone.” Several years ago, he met a kindred spirit in Steven Salter of Whitehall, Mich., whose own search for his musical idols began with a detour to the Chicago area while en route to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.


Aaron Pritchard wipes off a headstone after laying the marker on the previously unmarked grave of blues musician Aaron Sparks in Crestwood, Mo. After stopping at the graves of McKinley Morganfield, better known as Muddy Waters, and Chester Burnett (aka Howlin’ Wolf), Salter found an unmarked grave for blues pianist Otis Spann. A letter bemoaning Spann’s fate to a blues magazine ignited a successful fundraiser Spann and convinced Salter to launch the headstone project in 2008. “I figured if I didn’t get to see them while they were alive, I could at least stop by their gravesites and pay my respects,” the 62-year-old said. “When I got there, there was nothing but a piece of grass.” While heartfelt, the project’s efforts remain modest. They have laid 22 headstones, with several more completed but awaiting placement. The flat grave markers cost between $300 and $400 each and are engraved with the artist’s

dates of birth and death, along with images of keyboards, saxophones, musical notes or guitars. There’s no shortage of candidates: The project’s website lists another two dozen late musicians whose earthly whereabouts are unknown. ENINSULA AILY EWS The Killer Blues project tends to seek out the less famous sidemen, musicians such as Bankhead, a fixFRIDAY/SATURDAY QUESTION: Do you ture on the St. Louis blues think there are too many college bowl scene who nonetheless had games? to make ends meet by also working as a sheriff’s depYes 60.9% uty and a security guard. No 15.9% In early December, the project honored Aaron Undecided 1.7% “Pinetop” Sparks, a Don’t follow football 21.5% hard-living boogie-woogie piano player credited with Total votes cast: 1,241 writing the standard Vote on today’s question at “Every Day I Have the Blues” before his death in NOTE: The Peninsula Poll is unscientific and reflects the opinions of only those users who chose to participate. The results cannot be 1935 at age 27. Sparks’ assumed to represent the opinions of all users or the public as a whole. grave was unmarked for another 78 years before Pritchard laid a stone at a Setting it Straight historically black cemetery in suburban St. Louis. Corrections and clarifications Once the stone was The Peninsula Daily News strives at all times for accuracy and fairsecured, Pritchard placed ness in articles, headlines and photographs. To correct an error or to his iPhone on the ground, clarify a news story, phone Executive Editor Rex Wilson at 360-417Sparks’ signature rollicking 3530 or email song filling the silence.


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WOJCIECH KILAR, 81, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning “The Pianist” and Francis Ford Coppola’s “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” died Sunday. The composer died in his hometown of Katowice, Poland, following a long illness, according to Mr. Kilar Jerzy Korin 2011 nowicz, head of the Association of Polish Composers. A modest man who often avoided public attention, Mr. Kilar’s main love was composing symphonies and concertos, and he always put that above movies, even though he wrote the scores of dozens of films. He drew inspiration from Polish folk music and religious prayers and hymns, which he had

learned in Latin as an altar boy. But it was film music, especially for Coppola’s 1992 erotic horror movie, that brought this prolific vanguard composer to the world’s attention and commissions from other celebrity directors, including Jane Campion and her “Portrait of a Lady.” Mr. Kilar once said the three criteria that made him write film music were, in this order: the name of the director, the salary and the script.

T.I.’s Grand Hustle was killed in a shooting at a bar in Montgomery, Ala., Saturday morning. Mr. Thomas and Kimberle Johnson, 21, of Montgomery died after gunfire erupted at The Rose bar around 1 a.m., police said. Police in Alabama are investigating the shooting that also wounded six others inside the business. DJ Frank White, who managed the rapper’s career, said Mr. Thomas had two young children and a third on the way.

1938 (75 years ago) Charles Stroup of Carlsborg narrowly escaped serious injury when his automobile skidded on icy pavement and plunged off the Olympic Highway on the east Morse Creek hill east of Port Angeles, Clallam County Sheriff Charles Kemp reported. Stroup kept his car upright as it went over the bank and tumbled about 50 feet, finally overturning as it hit a stump and landing upside down. The accident occurred at a point on the hill where the bank is comparatively low. Had it happened higher, the results probably would have been very serious, Kemp declared.

John B. Speaker Jr., the 255-foot Winona is sailing with 14 officers, 140 enlisted men and four weather observers from the U.S. Weather Bureau. While on duty, the cutter will transmit the regular observations of the Weather Bureau to San Francisco for redistribution around the world.

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George Bowechop, chairman of the Makah Tribal Council, was defeated in tribal elections in a bid for his third three-year term on the council. __________ Bowechop and write-in Seen Around GLENN THOMAS, 22, candidate Patty Martin lost Peninsula snapshots a young rapper known as in a three-way race for TEENAGER Position No. 1 to Greig Doe B. and a member of WALKING BY Shane Arnold, a commercial fishPark in Port Angeles erman and former director reading an actual Laugh Lines of the Makah Cultural and 1963 (50 years ago) paperback book. Nothing Research Center. electric, but the real The Port Angeles-based ACCORDING TO The election’s outcome thing . . . Coast Guard cutter Winona means that the five-memCNN, 200,000 Americans has departed for Ocean are signed up for a one-way ber Tribal Council must WANTED! “Seen Around” trip to Mars to colonize Station November, midway choose another chairman items. Send them to PDN News Mars. between San Francisco and when it reorganizes next Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles Unfortunately, none of Hawaii, for nearly a month month. WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or them are Kardashians. of weather patrol. Council chairmen serve email news@peninsuladailynews. Jay Leno com. one-year terms. Commanded by Capt.

Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS MONDAY, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2013. There is one day left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 30, 1813, British troops burned Buffalo, N.Y., during the War of 1812. On this date: ■ 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 1936, United Auto Workers staged its first “sit-down” strike at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Mich. ■ 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 1993, Israel and the Vatican agreed to recognize each other. ■ In 1994, a gunman walked into a pair of suburban Boston abortion clinics and opened fire, killing two employees. ■ In 2006, Iraqis awoke to news that Saddam Hussein had been hanged; victims of his three decades of autocratic rule took to the streets to celebrate. ■ Ten years ago: The Bush administration announced it was banning the sale of ephedra and urged consumers to immediately

stop using the herbal stimulant linked to 155 deaths and dozens of heart attacks and strokes. ■ Five years ago: A defiant Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich named former state Attorney General Roland Burris to Barack Obama’s Senate seat, a surprise move that put the governor’s opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate’s only black member. ■ One year ago: A bus crashed on an icy Oregon highway, killing nine passengers and injuring almost 40 on Interstate 84 east of Pendleton.

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A3 Briefly: Nation hopes on a New York facility after two California care homes withdrew offers to accept PHOENIX — A suspect the teen. killed by Phoenix police in a Chris bank robbery attempt is Dolan, the Jahi believed to be the same man family’s attoraccused in the shooting death of ney, said he was waiting to hear a Mississippi police officer and from the New York hospital the wounding of another, the after its facility director and FBI said Sunday. medical director speak. The statement came hours He wouldn’t provide the hospiafter Phoenix police shot and tal’s name, saying the media killed a suspect after Saturday’s attention could hurt Jahi’s bank robbery attempt. chance of being transferred there. Investigators believe the Jahi underwent a tonsillecsame suspect also tried to rob a tomy at the hospital Dec. 9 to bank in Atlanta last Monday, treat sleep apnea. hours before he allegedly shot After she awoke from the the two officers in Tupelo, Miss. operation, her family said, she Authorities didn’t immedistarted bleeding heavily from ately release the suspect’s name. her mouth and went into carDaniel McMullen, special diac arrest. agent in charge of the FBI’s office in Jackson, Miss., said Two charged in death records showed the suspect’s CHICAGO — Suburban Chicellphone was in Atlanta, Phoecago police investigating the nix and Tupelo at the time of fatal Christmas shooting of a each incident. pregnant teenager as an alleged McMullen also said there drug deal went awry nearby were “numerous similarities” between the three bank robber- have charged her boyfriend and his brother with first-degree ies, including the clothing worn murder. by the suspect and statements Eva Casara, whose baby surhe made during the incidents. vived and remains hospitalized, wasn’t an intended target — nor Time running short was she involved in the situaOAKLAND, Calif. — The tion police believe was a drug family of a California girl deal that spiraled out of control, declared brain dead after comDolton Police Chief John Frankplications from tonsil surgery lin said Saturday. was running out of time Sunday Charged are the 17-year-old’s to find a new facility to take her boyfriend, Anthony Lee, 16, and in and keep her on a ventilator. his brother, Diante Lamont A judge’s ruling will allow Coakley, 21, both from Dolton, a Children’s Hospital Oakland to suburb south of Chicago. remove 13-year-old Jahi Casara, who was 5½ months McMath from life support at pregnant, was pronounced dead 5 p.m. Monday unless her famearly Thursday — several hours ily appeals. after the Wednesday shooting. The Associated Press The family is now pinning its

FBI: Cellphone records linked suspect, crimes

Federal health market passes 1 million mark sees significant sign-up surge BY JOSH LEDERMAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

HONOLULU — A December surge propelled health care signups through the government’s rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new vigor for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange. Of the more than 1.1 million people now enrolled, nearly 1 million signed up in December, with the majority coming days before a pre-Christmas deadline for coverage to start in January.

Month-to-month difference Compare that to a paltry 27,000 in October — the website’s first, error-prone month — or 137,000 in November. The figures tell only part of the story. The administration has yet to provide a December update on the 14 states running


Lisa Donlea, left, and Susan Roberts, a certified enrollment officer, celebrate after working on Donlea’s federal health insurance exchange enrollment online for one hour and 47 minutes in Laguna Beach, Calif. their own exchanges, as the new online insurance markets are called. While Washington, California, New York, Kentucky and Connecticut have performed well, some are struggling. Still, the end-of-year spike suggests that with now functioning better, the fed-

eral market serving 36 states may be starting to pull its weight. The windfall comes at a critical moment for President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care law, which becomes “real” for many Americans on Jan. 1 as coverage through the exchanges and key patient protections kick in.

Briefly: World incomes after the country’s highest court upheld the law’s latest version. Hollande LONDON — A German mag- originally azine lifted the lid on the opera- promised a 75 tions of the National Security percent tax on Hollande Agency’s hacking unit Sunday, incomes of reporting that American spies more than 1 million euros, or intercept computer deliveries, $1.38 million. exploit hardware vulnerabilities, But the constitutional council and even hijack Microsoft’s threw out that tax as unfair. internal reporting system to spy Hollande’s administration on their targets. rewrote the tax in the 2014 budDer Spiegel’s revelations get. relate to a division of the NSA It is now a 50 percent tax known as Tailored Access Oper- paid by the employer, and doesn’t ations, or TAO, which is painted reduce employees’ earnings. as an elite team of hackers specializing in stealing data from Military to see grant the toughest of targets. BEIRUT — Saudi Arabia has Citing internal NSA docupledged $3 billion to Lebanon to ments, the magazine said Sunhelp strengthen the country’s day that TAO had a catalog of armed forces and purchase high-tech gadgets for hard-toweapons from France, Lebanon’s crack cases, including computer monitor cables specially modified president said Sunday, calling it the biggest grant ever for the to record what is being typed across the screen and USB sticks nation’s military. Michel Sleiman, who made secretly fitted with radio transthe surprise announcement in a mitters to broadcast stolen data televised national address, did over the airwaves. not provide any further details. The Lebanese army has Tax on rich approved struggled to contain a rising tide PARIS — French President of violence linked to the civil Francois Hollande has finally war in neighboring Syria. got his super tax on high The Associated Press

Report: NSA intercepts computers


This photo from a public camera shows the flash of an explosion in the entrance of the railway station in Volgograd, Russia, on Sunday. More then a dozen people were killed and scores were wounded in the suicide bombing.

16 killed in bombing of Russian train station BY VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MOSCOW — A suicide bomber struck a busy railway station in southern Russia on Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding scores more, officials said, in a stark reminder of the threat Russia is facing as it prepares to host February’s Olympics in Sochi. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in Volgograd, but it came sev-

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eral months after Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov called for new attacks against civilian targets in Russia, including the Sochi Games.

History of attacks Suicide bombings have rocked Russia for years, but many have been contained to the North Caucasus, the center of an insurgency seeking an Islamist state in the region. Until recently, Volgograd was

not a typical target, but the city formerly known as Stalingrad has now been struck twice in two months — suggesting militants may be using the transportation hub as a renewed way of showing their reach.

No small security task The bombing highlights the daunting security challenge Russia will face in fulfilling its pledge to make the Sochi Games the “safest Olympics in history.”

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Nation: ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Frozen’ lead box office to records

Nation: Conn. gun owners rush to register weapons

World: Bombing wounds 4 soldiers in northeast Egypt

World: Cambodia’s poll protesters joined by workers

OVER THE POST-CHRISTMAS weekend, Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” continued to lead the box office, landing in the No. 1 slot for the third weekend in a row. The Warner Bros. prequel earned $30 million, bringing the domestic gross to $190.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Disney’s animated adventure, “Frozen,” took the No. 2 position, earning $28.9 million over the weekend and $248.4 million domestically after six weeks at the multiplex. The box office is poised for its highest annual take ever, surpassing 2012’s $10.8 billion by nearly 1 percent.

CONNECTICUT GUN OWNERS are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in the new year. Under a wide-ranging gun control law passed after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, they have until Tuesday to submit the paperwork with the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. State police said they’ve had people lining up early in the morning to turn in applications to keep high-capacity magazines that hold more than 10 rounds and guns considered assault weapons under the new law.

A BOMB EXPLODED outside a military intelligence building northeast of Cairo on Sunday, wounding four people and damaging the structure as protests and security scares roiled the country just weeks before a key vote. The bombing struck the military intelligence building in Anshas, a village 30 miles northeast of Cairo that is home to number of military facilities, including an air base and Egypt’s first experimental nuclear reactor. AP Television News footage showed debris littering the ground and a large gash in one of its walls.

CAMBODIAN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS on Sunday staged their largest daily protest to demand new elections, beginning a third week of demonstrations with their numbers buoyed by thousands of factory workers seeking higher wages. Sam Rainsy, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, led a massive four-hour march through Phnom Penh, the capital, in the group’s latest effort to try to dislodge Prime Minister Hun Sen. Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party won elections in July that extended his 28-year rule, but his opponents accuse him of rigging the vote.


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Costs: Too small CONTINUED FROM A1 1958 and 1978. Four other buildings — Sequim High School the cafeteria, auditorium, buildings constructed in vocational technology and a 1935, 1955, 1967, and 1980 two-story classroom buildwere intended to accommo- ing at the top of the campus date 650 students. — were built in 1958 and Two buildings added in remodeled in 1978. 1999 and 2000 brought that There are also six portanumber to an additional ble classrooms in use at the 150 students. school. They were installed But enrollment at the in 1992. school has outgrown the Construction costs for aging, sprawling complex of new buildings can be disconnected buildings, said reduced by choosing multiBrian Lewis, the district’s story designs — and by prebusiness manager. serving existing large, Sequim High School’s expensive structures, such current enrollment is 985 as auditoriums — according students, nearly 200 more to Port Angeles School Disthan the school is built for, trict studies. and there is projected growth for another 300 stu- Funding source dents in the district, he The Office of the Supersaid. The committee responsi- intendent of Public Instrucble for studying the prob- tion provides funding to lem recommended a budget help replace qualified of $87 million for a 200,000 schools — those which have square-foot new high school. been determined by state Lewis said that the inspectors to be below state school would be built to school safety and infrakeep students under a sin- structure standards. Both the 60-year-old gle roof. It would be sized to fit a Port Angeles High School growing city for the next 50 and Sequim High School, years. where the oldest building “We don’t want to be con- still in use is 78 years old, fronted with the need to qualify for replacement, build a second high school,” based on the most recent he said. inspections of each school. The state will pay a perPort Angeles centage of project costs, The Port Angeles task using a formula that conforce recommended this siders the state’s budget month that the district and measures the district’s replace Port Angeles High ability to raise money by School as soon as possible. taking into account the The advisory group also number of students, local urged the board to consider property values and current the replacement of a middle bonding capacity. In Port Angeles, the school and two elementary state’s 2013 formula would schools at a later date. Currently, 1,157 stu- provide 50.98 percent of the dents are enrolled at Port cost of a replacement high Angeles High School, the school, while in Sequim the largest school on the North state would cover 25.48 percent of the bill for construcOlympic Peninsula. Six of the 10 Port Ange- tion. ________ les High School buildings that are stacked on terraces Reporter Arwyn Rice can be on the sloping school prop- reached at 360-452-2345, ext. erty were built in 1953. 5070, or at arwyn.rice@peninsula They were remodeled in

PeninsulaNorthwest Briefly: State Piece of steel hits man’s car on Interstate 5 DUPONT — A Yelm man was injured Saturday night when a piece of steel went through his windshield as he was driving on Interstate 5 near DuPont. The State Patrol said the 23-yearold saw the chunk of steel coming at him. KING-TV reported it hit him on the forehead, above his right eye. The man was not seriously injured and was conscious and alert


when troopers found him. He was taken to the hospital, where he got a few stitches. Troopers believe the steel chunk was run over and sent airborne by another vehicle. It was not thrown from an overpass.

Christmas stabbing EVERETT — Everett police say a man who staggered into a grocery store and collapsed had been stabbed with a fillet knife he gave his girlfriend for Christmas. The Daily Herald newspaper reported that the 25-year-old Shoreline man had an 11-inch gash across

his throat as well as stab wounds to his chest and hands when he entered the store Thursday night. Store employees pressed cloth to his wounds, and the man was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where his condition was listed as stable. Police said his 18-year-old live-in girlfriend admitted attacking him in their car after a fishing trip and said she did it because he had threatened her. The woman has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of first-degree domestic violence assault. The Associated Press


The winning entrants in the Aldrich Market Gingerbread Contest are, from left, “The Gas Station” by brothers Sam and Cooper Day in group younger than 12 category; “Zombie Christmas” by Davis Tyler in individual younger than 12 category; and “Green House and Garden” by Carla Ellis in individual and group older than 12 category. The competition had 14 entries this year.

Houses: Some from scratch, kits CONTINUED FROM A1 earned a second place finish and “First Hundred Years,” In the “over 12 and by Bob Goldburg and Karen group” category, Carla Obermeyer, was awarded Ellis’s entry, “Greenhouse third place. and Garden: Longer Days Ahead” took first prize, No crackers permitted Fukuda said. The gingerbread houses “Rapunzel, Rapunzel,” a are required to be built gingerbread tower featur- using gingerbread dough, ing the title princess, cre- and crackers are not ated by the Trail family, allowed.

Some of the entries seemed to have started with gingerbread house kits, and “improved,” while others appeared to be made from scratch, Fukuda said. Entries were a bit down this year compared to the 17 entries in 2012, she said. Employees of the store selected the winners. Each of the store’s 17

employees ranked the entries numerically from their favorites up to their least preferred, and their votes were tallied. Those with the lowest final score were declared the winners.

________ Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5070, or at arwyn.rice@peninsula

Insects: Bugs have big impact on ecosystem CONTINUED FROM A1 are demolished. Such work likely would “I work with enigmatic depend on funding and microfauna,” said Freilich, researcher interest and whose specific background availability, he said. Freilich said some is in aquatic entomology, or insects that live in water, changes future researchers “the little tiny ones that are might see include insects puzzling or unknown to dependent upon slow-moving water, such as that most people.” Though tiny, the insects found in lakes, for their Freilich is interested in breeding cycles no longer have a big impact on the colonizing the Elwha valley. “I think the more imporriver ecosystem. “You’re really changing tant change [is] associated everything, from the little with the return of the tiny stuff to the big stuff,” salmon and the predation Freilich said. the salmon produce,” “The little tiny stuff is Freilich said. like the underpinning. It’s “They’re the chief [anithe heart of the ecosystem.” mals] that are feeding on Freilich said he knows of the things we’re talking no sampling planned for the about.” time after the dams

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Richard Zack, the WSU entomology professor leading the initial insect organizing efforts, said undergraduates students Noah Austin and Laura Hamada have worked for the past two months removing individual insects from small vials filled with alcohol, which are in turn are packed in jars. “There are literally hundreds of these jars and little vials,” Zack said. The students will go through the specimens jar by jar and vial by vial, grouping them by type and securing many to pieces of Styrofoam, creating a data-


Ted Anderson, a University of Washington staff member, holds a “kick net” used to collect aquatic invertebrates in the Elwha River during a 2008 survey trip. base cataloging the specimens along the way. “We’re looking at 1½ to 2 years,” he said, describing how long the sorting work will likely take. Though not directly involved in this work, Freilich said just the sort-

ing the students are doing representatives an immense time commitment. “A jar of insects, that’s about 40 hours of work right there,” Freilich said. And there are a lot of jars. “Picture a large [Ford]

Econoline van, and picture that pretty well filled up with boxes [of jars],” Freilich said. “It’s a lot of stuff.” The initial sorting is only the beginning of the project, as most of the specimens will likely have to be sent to experts specializing in specific species for identification, Freilich said. This would involve specialists from universities across the country, Freilich said, such as experts in tiny aquatic flies from Colorado State University and Brigham Young University in Utah. “And it’s going to be five years [or so] before some of this stuff even gets identified,” Freilich said. The project might not have moved forward at all had Freilich not teamed up with Zack to beginning sorting the massive insect collection. Between 2008 and 2009, the collection work, lead by UW professor Ted Pietsch, was funded by a $200,000 National Science Foundation grant and a $70,000 grant from the National Park Service’s biological resource management division, Freilich said. The grants funded the collection and some early processing of the samples, Freilich said, but ran out before the vast majority of the specimens could even be removed from their protective alcohol baths. So the collection sat in limbo, stored at the UW

campus until Freilich got in touch with Zack about the WSU entomology department taking over the cataloging work, since UW does not have such a department. Zack said a $30,000, twoyear grant from a private foundation was secured to fund the work.

Meeting in spring Next spring, Zack said he intends to meet with biologists, entomologists and other researchers on the Elwha dam removal and restoration project to discuss how the collection can best be used to study impacts on the Elwha ecosystem. “That’s the beautiful comparison you’re going to be able to make, when you do take that reservoir system and turn it back,” Zack said. The collection also will provide researchers of projects not yet considered access to an immense catalog of the Elwha River Valley creatures. “This material should have tremendous biological value for people doing all sorts of study,” Zack said. “For this Olympic material, this constitutes an immediate need because this resource doesn’t exist anywhere else.”

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

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“I’m going to either be making a piece of doll house furniture per day or writing a poem per day,” Angie said. “It can be anything! Make a pet rock per day . . . Make a necklace per day! Whatever is your ‘thing.’” About two dozen people have signed up already, with a variety of plans from haiku-writing to daily photography. And if you can’t sign up before Wednesday, Jan. 1, just sign up soon after, Angie added. “We want as many people as are interested to participate,” she said.

PORT ANGELES — A trio of artists intend to transfuse Port Angeles with fun — when the town needs it most. The Fun-A-Day project and show is about to begin on New Year’s Day, with Angie and Clay River and Wayne King, all of Port Angeles, determined to have fun every single day of January. The trio invites everybody in and around the city to join them in Fun-A-Day. They’ve opened a Facebook page, Fun-A-Day Port Angeles, where it’s free to sign up for the project; the Rivers and King can also be reached by email- Fun-A-Day show ing These participants will be invited to bring their creations to Fun for all Studio Bob, 118 ½ E. Front St., on This free community-wide Friday, Jan. 31, for the Fun-A-Day project is for all ages, Angie River show to open Saturday, Feb. 1. If emphasizes. The daily fun can be those creations involved cooking, painting, taking photographs, try- the organizers ask that snapshots, ing out new recipes, sewing or not actual foods, be brought in. The opening party also will letter-writing. email address. Many other cities have done the Fun-A-Day thing; Philadelphia, Clay’s home town, is one of them.


Clay River, left, and spouse Angie River are organizing the Fun-A-Day art show, a free, communitywide project designed to brighten January in Port Angeles.

After participating in that city’s Fun-A-Day for a few years, Clay believes such art-making is “a form of self-care” during what can be a dark gray month. This January, Clay plans to make a quilt, one daily square at a time. The Jan. 1-31 project “gives you something to look forward to, something fun each day,” Angie added. “Clay and I decided to do it here . . . also because it is a really neat way to bring the community together.”

________ Features Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz

feature the first Kids’ Cabaret, are gathering sign-ups from par- can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. starring young singers, dancers ents via the Fun-A-Day Port 5062, or at diane.urbani@peninsuladaily and actors. King and the Rivers Angeles Facebook page and the

Full health report for Forks’ House, Senate shelter dogs expected today set to return to D.C. Jan. 6


FORKS — A full veterinary report on the 124 dogs — and one python — from the Olympic Animal Sanctuary will be complete today, said Robert Misseri, president of Smithtown, N.Y.based Guardians of Rescue, which is organizing the eventual distribution of the dogs to other rescue groups. No media or television cameras have been allowed onto the Rescued Unwanted Furry Friends Foundation (RUFFF) shelter in Golden Valley, Ariz., about 23 miles east of Bullhead City, where the dogs are being kept while waiting for other rescue organizations to take them, Misseri said. “The biggest challenge is being in a remote part of the U.S. with limited supplies,” he said Sunday. The property where the dogs are located is an hour from the nearest store that carries the kind of hardware needed to build 124 kennels. “It’s just crazy down here. If we could have done this in Forks, we wouldn’t be in this predicament,” Misseri said.


WASHINGTON — Congress is in adjournment until the Second Session of the 113th Congress begins Jan. 6. The Senate that week will vote on the nomination of Janet L. Yellen as Federal Reserve chair and a bill to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. The House schedule is to be announced.

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Dr. Dalen Sites, of Mohave Valley Animal Clinic, along with vet tech Jeri Gilmore, performs an exam on one of the 124 Olympic Animal Sanctuary dogs that arrived Christmas Eve at RUFFF, a rescue sanctuary in Golden On Dec. 21, OAS founder Valley, Ariz.

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Markwell is expected to depart the RUFFF property today or tomorrow, Misseri said. Many of the dogs at the shelter are considered violent and unadoptable. Misseri said that most of the dogs have proven to be friendly toward people and can be handled by volunteers but cannot be placed with other dogs, complicating matters for kenneling. “If we could put five dogs in one kennel, it would be easier,” he said.

More kennels needed The wood transport crates are being removed from the trailer and will be left at the shelter, some of which may be used as temporary shelter for dogs that cannot be safely secured in the hurricane fence kennels built by volunteers, he said. As of Sunday, Misseri reported there were still not enough outdoor kennels for the dogs, and Guardians volunteers were having difficulty finding enough sup-

plies to complete the kennels. Misseri, who is a producer for “The Diamond Collar,” a new reality TV show about a mobster-turned-groomer and dog rescuer, said the show has already wrapped up filming and was not involved in the OAS rescue. “The show had nothing to do with [the OAS rescue] at all. There is no filming,” he said. Misseri was a member of the cast of another rescue reality show, “Rescue Ink Unleashed,” which ran for a single season in 2009, on the National Geographic Channel. “Rescue Ink” featured bikers who put their checkered pasts behind them to operate an animal rescue organization. For more information about Guardians of Rescue or to donate funds to help feed, house and distribute the Olympic Animal Sanctuary dogs, phone 888-2873864 or visit the organization’s website at www. Qualified rescue organizations willing to take one or more of the dogs can contact the organization at

RUFFF The location chosen for the meeting, RUFFF, which currently has mostly elderly or medically difficult dogs, is also having difficulties. On Dec. 11, the shelter asked for donations to cover $15,000 in back payments on the property where the kennel is located. According to posts on the RUFFF Facebook page, the shelter received a notice stating it needed to make the payment or the property would be sold. About a third of the amount has been donated, RUFFF announced Saturday. The Guardians of Rescue has worked with RUFFF in the past but is not involved in the donations to keep the shelter open, Misseri said.

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Help a neighbor: It’s not too late End 2013 on high note by giving to Home Fund BY JOHN BREWER PUBLISHER AND EDITOR PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

AS FRIENDS AND families get ready for New Year’s Eve, compassionate Peninsula Daily News readers continue to help their neighbors through the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund. Tuesday is the end of our holiday season campaign — and while the fund never closes, Tuesday is the last day to make a donation and get a tax deduction for 2013. For 25 years, the Home Fund has helped thousands of families in Jefferson and Clallam counties. It has demonstrated, time and again, how even a seemingly modest sum of money can relieve, or vastly improve, the lives of families across the North Olympic Peninsula — thanks to our readers opening their hearts. All contributions, whether $100, $5,000 or $10, are greatly appreciated and needed, and are fully IRS tax-deductible. To donate online today using a credit card, push the “Home Fund — Click Here to Donate” button at www.peninsuladailynews. com. Or go directly to the donation webpage — https://secure.peninsula You can also use the donation coupon on this page — and mail it with a check dated today or Tuesday. If you wish to make your donation by phone, or have any questions about the fund, call John Brewer, PDN publisher and editor, at 360-417-3500. Or email him at john. brewer@peninsuladaily You can make a difference. Our thanks to all of you who have donated to this year’s Home Fund campaign. As of our last deposit at First Federal on Thursday,

Give voice to your heart A GIFT OF any size is welcome. The Peninsula Home Fund has never been a campaign of heavy hitters. If you can contribute only a few dollars, please don’t hesitate because you think it won’t make a difference. Every gift makes a difference, regardless of its size. To donate, write a check to “Peninsula Home Fund” and attach it to the coupon on this page. Mail both items to Peninsula Home Fund, Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. You can also donate online by credit card. Visit, then click near the middle of the home page on the box reading “Peninsula Daily News Home Fund — Click Here to Donate.” Or use the QR code on the right to access the donation page with your smartphone. All contributions are fully IRS tax-deductible. The fund’s IRS number, under the auspices of Olympic Community Action Programs — OlyCAP — is 91-0814319. Whether you donate by coupon or online, you will receive a written thank-you and acknowledgment of your contribution. To delay may mean to forget.

$216,745 from people and organizations in Jefferson and Clallam counties had been donated to the Home Fund. The $268,137 raised by the Home Fund in 2012 allowed OlyCAP to help more than 3,100 families, many with children, and individuals in 2013.

Your neighbors These are your neighbors, with nowhere else to turn. These are local people that our partner, nonprofit Olympic Community Action Programs, wouldn’t have been able to assist otherwise. With heavy demand expected again in 2014, only a few dollars are left from last year’s 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. All the money collected for the Home Fund stays in Jefferson and Clallam counties. And 100 percent goes to OlyCAP, the Peninsula’s No. 1 emergency care agency in our two counties. It oversees the Home Fund for the PDN, screening the applicants and distributing the funds. The Home Fund is not a welfare program. The average amount of help this year was about $69.86 per family, with a limit of one grant from the fund within 12 months. But even though the dollar figure is small — some call it “shoestring philan-

thropy” — the impact can be big, in huge, life-changing ways: Hot meals for seniors. A bus card for a job seeker barely scraping by. Helping cover back rent for a family hoping to stave off eviction. Eyeglasses for a struggling high school student. Energy and transportation needs, warm winter coats for kids, home repairs for the low-income, needed prescription drugs, dental work, safe and drug-free temporary housing . . . the list goes on and on. 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 with individuals or families to develop a plan to become financially stable — and avoid a recurrence of the emergency that prompted aid from the fund. And, as needed, Peninsula Home Fund contributions often are used in conjunction with money from

other agencies, enabling OlyCAP to stretch the value of the contribution. To apply for a grant from the Peninsula Home Fund, phone OlyCAP at 360-4524726 (Clallam County) or 360-385-2571 (Jefferson County). While most of the Peninsula Home Fund money is raised every year between Thanksgiving and Dec. 31, the fund is open year-round. Donations of any amount always are welcome. Many people send gifts to the fund to mark a special occasion or remember a loved one.

New 1980 images recently uncovered of Mount St. Helens BY TOM VOGT THE COLUMBIAN

VANCOUVER, Wash. — They’re brand new images of a Northwest icon that disappeared more than 33 years ago — the conical summit of Mount St. Helens. R e i d Blackburn took the photographs in April 1980 during a flight over the simmering volcano. Blackburn When he got back to The Columbian studio, Blackburn set that roll of film aside. It was never developed.

Died in eruption On May 18, 1980 — about five weeks later — Blackburn died in the volcanic blast that obliterated the mountain peak. Those unprocessed black-and-white images spent the next three decades coiled inside that film canister. The Columbian’s photo assistant Linda Lutes recently discovered the roll in a studio storage box, and

it was finally developed. When Fay Blackburn had a chance to see new examples of her husband’s work, she recalled how he was feeling left out during all that volcano excitement. “He did express his frustration. He was on a night rotation,” said Fay Blackburn, The Columbian’s editorial page assistant. While other staffers were booking flights to photograph Mount St. Helens, “He was shooting high school sports.” When his shift rotated around, “He was excited to get into the air,” Fay Blackburn said. Columbian microfilm shows Reid Blackburn was credited with aerial photos of Mount St. Helens that ran April 7 and April 10. He would have shot that undeveloped roll on one of those assignments. Maybe he didn’t feel the images were up to his standards. Maybe he didn’t trust the camera; it was the only roll he shot with that camera on the flight. But he would have had more than one camera, said former Columbian photog-

rapher Jerry Coughlan, who worked with Blackburn at the newspaper. “We all had two or three cameras” set up for a variety of possibilities. Riding in a small plane, “You didn’t want to be fumbling for lenses,” Coughlan said. Former Columbian reporter Bill Dietrich teamed up with Blackburn during one of those early April flights over the volcano.

‘Great eye’ “Reid was a remarkable gentleman, with the emphasis on gentle,” Dietrich said. “He was an interested human being, with a great eye. He saw stuff. “As a reporter, that’s a great thing about working with photographers. They see things,” Dietrich said. “The newsroom was so electrified when the volcano first awoke. It was an international story in the backyard of a regional newspaper,” said Dietrich, who now writes historical fiction and Northwest environmental nonfiction. “We were all pumped up and fascinated.”


This 1980 photo shows an image of Mount St. Helens taken by The Columbian photographer Reid Blackburn a few weeks before the May 19, 1980, eruption, in which Blackburn died. The May 18, 1980, eruption still is a historical landmark, as well as a huge scientific event: That’s why the roll of film was discovered a few weeks ago. A photo editor working on a geology book contacted Lutes. She’d come across a Columbian photo of a logjam on the Cowlitz River, taken on the day of the eruption, on a website and wanted the image.

Roll discovered Lutes sorted through a couple of boxes labeled “Mount St. Helens” and tried — unsuccessfully — to find that film. She did find a ripped paper bag, with Blackburn’s negatives spilling out. “I thought I’d better put it

in a nice envelope so it wouldn’t be ruined,” Lutes said. “Then I found that roll. I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool if we found what was on it?’” Troy Wayrynen, The Columbian’s photo editor, agreed. But with the switch to digital imagery, “I wasn’t sure if anyone even processed black-and-white film anymore,” Wayrynen said. He took it to a Portland, Ore., photo supply company, which outsources black-andwhite film to a freelancer. When he got it back and saw the film-sized images, “I was astonished to see how well the film showed up,” Wayrynen said. And then there was the content. Blackburn could have photographed anything

on that roll, Wayrynen said. “When I saw aerials of Mount St. Helens — a longgone landscape — It was beyond my expectations,” he said. This is the second time people have tried to coax images from film that Blackburn left behind. The first occasion was shortly after his death. Columbian colleagues, including Coughlan and Dave Kern, now assistant metro editor, visited the blast zone and recovered some of the personal gear from the car where Blackburn was sitting when the volcano erupted. One of the items was a camera, loaded with a roll of film. But the film was too damaged to yield anything.

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2013 words for the Dumpster WITH THE LAST tick of 2013, let’s throw out the most annoying, overused and abused words of the year. A few of these terms, “twerking” or “stay Timothy classy,” die a natural Egan death when someone like John McCain starts using them — the aural equivalent of a combover. Others need a push. Many of these words originated in the food world and would have been perfectly fine had they not migrated to the general population. Some came out of mid-management office talk. What these hapless clichés have in common is this: They have been so diluted by misuse that they’ve lost their meaning. And like bad holiday sweaters and Sarah Palin outrage, the following list is highly selective. To the Dumpster:

play for clueless consumers who buy something simply because they think it’s healthy. Red Bull boasts of being gluten-free. So is paint thinner.

WHATEVER Long ago, “whatever” was a cover for inexpressive ignorance — Hitler invaded Poland and then, whatever. Now this word reigns as a facile dismissive: I know it’s Mother’s Day, but whatever. For the fifth year in a row, “whatever” was just rated the nation’s most annoying word in a survey done by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, beating out the hardy perennials “like” and “you know” and “just saying.”

24/7 No longer a byword for helpful availability, 24/7 evokes bad hours, poor pay and some customer service rep in India trying to explain an HDMI cable at 3 a.m. My bank is 24/7, or so they say; after a half-hour discussion with someone from this stellar institution, the “associate” said I should Google the problem. ARTISAN Once the legitimate term Well, yes, because Google is 24/7 in the for cheese makers with alternative groom- only way that this term makes sense: It’s ing habits and creative body art, this word robotic. has been co-opted by all the wrong people selling all the wrong products. END OF THE DAY A counter, Toilet-cleaning chemicals. seemingly, to the above dreary infinity. Convenience store “food” with pull But think again: There is no end to the dates measured in decades. way that “end of the day” has been used to This is what happens when farmers markets fail to sue for copyright infringe- signify anything but a close of business. No doubt, the rise of 24/7 has made ment. end of the day impossible, at least in the news and public affairs cycle. BRAND A close second to artisan, President Barack Obama is a chronic used as a verb and a noun for self-promoabuser of “end of the day.” Most recently, tion. he used it to describe how his health care It sprang from corporate marketing, and then went viral after every 9-year-old law would be viewed. Raises the question: What day are you with a Facebook page or a Twitter handle talking about? began obsessing over how to shape random life events into a monetized narraWORLD-CLASS Makes the list tive. because Donald Trump, who is decidedly It’s bad enough that politicians worry not, has almost single-handedly run it about their brand. into the ground. But prisoners? All of his casinos, golf courses, hotels GLUTEN-FREE It’s a public ser- and other concentrators of showy squarevice to warn the less than 1 percent of the footage are world class; even those that ended up in bankruptcy. population who suffer from celiac disease that bakery products might contain someHe is also self-declared in that realm. thing that could make them sick. “I am the evidence,” he said, attacking But putting this label on things that wind turbines in Scotland that threaten have no connection is a cynical corporate his golf interests.


“I am a world-class expert in tourism.” He promised that his world-class private investigators in Hawaii would expose the shocking truth of President Obama’s birth. A better use for them would be back in Scotland, on the Loch Ness case.

BEST PRACTICES Just below “world-class” in the category of crutch words used to enhance mundane tasks. As a rule, if you can imagine anyone in office casual using a particular term in a presentation, it’s best to keep it under the fluorescent lights of a meeting room. By some peculiar osmosis, what happens in management seminars keeps infecting normal speech. I asked my neighbor what kind of tomatoes to grow this year, and she went on a long discussion of “botanical best practices.” I put potatoes in the ground.

This column is both artisan and glutenfree, an extension of my brand in a 24/7 environment full of world-class competitors. Whatever. At the end of the day, I’ll try to use best practices and resolve to do better. In that spirit, I renew an earlier objection to “literally.” It’s become the most overused of phony emphasis words, as in I went to the store, and they were out of kumquats. I mean, they were literally out of kumquats!


Timothy Egan, born in Seattle where he still lives, is a national columnist for The New York Times and a published author on the environment and sociology. He can be reached through his website, Thomas L. Friedman, whose column A final thought: I’m as guilty as anyone normally appears in this space Mondays, is in letting these banish-worthy words get into print. off this week.

Social Security more politically secure PROPOSALS TO RAISE Social Security benefits are a refreshing antidote to portrayals of the program as a mere drain on the Treasury. Details of some such plans are trou- Froma bling — for Harrop reasons I’ll go into — but the change in tone is most welcome. Democratic Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa and Sherrod Brown of Ohio are leading a campaign to raise benefits by about $70 a month and alter the costof-living adjustments to the beneficiary’s advantage. The higher payments would be covered by raising the income cap, which is now $113,700, on paying Social Security taxes. Interesting ideas all, especially raising the income limit. This alone could end the concern that in 2033, Social Security may be unable to maintain the current level of benefits. But most importantly, it counters the nonsense that Social Security is in dire trouble. A completely self-sufficient program, workers and their employers pay for every penny of it. The accounting for the trust fund is cheesy, that’s true, but

there is no way the Treasury won’t pay back the money it borrowed from it (again, real dollars collected via Social Security taxes). Why it was a short eight years ago that Republicans were trying to launch the dismantling of Social Security through a privatization scheme. Recall former President George W. Bush pushing for a plan to let future retirees put their Social Security contributions into the tender hands of Wall Street. There was much bravado comparing the returns on private investments to “returns” on the government program. All this ignored the reality that Social Security is insurance, not an investment. And it does other things, like help the children of workers who have died. At the time, stocks were booming and house prices bubbling. Bush reassured workers that he would not let them invest their retirement savings in risky places. Then the bottom fell out. Prices for the finest blue chip stocks cratered. Imagine the fallout had Bush’s plan come to fruition. An enraged Joe Public, seeing his government-approved stock portfolio shot to smithereens, would have descended on Washington, D.C., along with a million lawyers demanding to be made whole.












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What followed would have been one heck of a government bailout. As many middle class Americans survey the ashes of more recent reversals in their finances — fallen house values, investments gone awry, lost jobs, shrinking pensions — Social Security is looking good. If all else goes bad, it will be there to pay the electric bills. Today, only 43 percent of workers have more than $25,000 set aside for retirement, according to shocking numbers from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

program, and you know what happens to welfare programs in this country. Politicians don’t mess with Medicare, which serves the rich, poor and those in between, the way they mess with Medicaid, a program mainly for the poor. Liberals should observe that a conservative tactic for weakening Medicare is to stuff it with so much means testing — MIKE KEEFE/CAGLE CARTOONS scaling benefits according to income — that the well-to-do care less That’s down from an already and less about the maintaining unimpressive 51 percent in 2008. the program. Note that most of the above Rising income inequality is an anxieties belong to the middle important concern, but there are class. other ways to help the poor. It is this rude awakening — Social Security is strong plus the reality that Republican because it works for everyone. voters are getting older and ________ themselves less confident — that Froma Harrop is a columnist has changed the politics of Social for the Providence (R.I.) Journal. Security. Her column appears every Thus, ideas being floated by left-leaning think tanks to tinker Monday. Contact her at fharrop@gmail. with Social Security’s broad base by shifting more of its benefits to com or in care of Creators low-income people are dangerous. Syndicate Inc., 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. That turns it into a welfare

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A boat makes its way across the placid waters of Port Angeles Harbor on Saturday morning. Calm seas on the harbor and Strait of Juan de Fuca made for pleasant boating conditions over the weekend.

Uncertainty looms as Colo. pot sales begin Shops ready to open on Wednesday BY KRISTEN WYATT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DENVER — A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary. Two floors of pot-growing rooms will have windows showing the shopping public how the mind-altering plant is grown. Shoppers will be able to peruse drying marijuana buds and see pot trimmers at work separating the valuable flowers from the less-prized stems and leaves. “It’s going to be all white and beautiful,” the 45-yearold ex-industrial engineer explained, excitedly gesturing around his business Medicine Man.

Fortunes invested As Colorado prepares to be the first in the nation to allow recreational pot sales, opening Wednesday, hopeful retailers like Williams are investing their fortunes into the legal recreational pot world — all for a chance to build even bigger ones in a fledgling industry that faces an uncertain future. Officials in Colorado and Washington, the other state where recreational pot goes on sale in mid-2014, as well as activists, policymakers and governments from


Different strains of pot are displayed for sale at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. Medicine Man was among the first batch of Denver businesses to receive their licenses to legally sell recreational marijuana. around the U.S. and across the world will not be the only ones watching the experiment unfold. So too will the U.S. Department of Justice, which for now is not fighting to shut down the industries. “We are building an impressive showcase for the world, to show them this is an industry,” Williams said.

Banned since 1937 Will it be a showcase for a safe, regulated pot industry that generates hundreds of millions of dollars each year and saves money on locking up drug criminals, or one that will prove, once and for all, that the federal government has been right to ban pot since 1937? The 1936 propaganda film “Reefer Madness” warned the public about a plant capable of turning

people into mindless criminals. Voters in Colorado and Washington approved recreational pot in 2012, sold in part on spending less to lock up drug criminals and the potential for new tax dollars to fund state programs. Activists predicated a legal showdown. That didn’t happen. In August, the DOJ said it wouldn’t sue so long as the states met an eight-point standard that includes keeping pot out of other states and away from children, criminal cartels and federal property. For now, all the focus is on 2014. This being Colorado, there will be more than a few joints lit up on New Year’s Eve. “Are we ready to go? Yes,” Williams said. “What’s going to happen? I don’t know.”



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Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate smiles after he scored a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams.

Seattle clinches best record BY TIM BOOTH


Port Townsend’s Jewel Johnson, center, drives past Chimacum’s Samantha Cerna (1) and Kiersten Snyder (5) during the final game of the Crush in the Slush tournament at Port Townsend High School.

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SEATTLE — After failing on two previous occasions, the Seattle Seahawks finally ensured the road to the Super Bowl in the NFC goes through the Pacific Northwest. Malcolm Smith returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown, Marshawn Lynch added a 2-yard scoring run and the Seahawks clinched the NFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 27-9 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Seattle (13-3) matched the franchise record for wins in a season and finally wrapped up the No. 1 seed after losses to San Francisco and last week to Arizona, which snapped a 14-game home winning streak. Russell Wilson finished 15 of 23 for 172 yards.

Tate’s TD seals it Seattle capped the victory with a 47-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Golden Tate early in the fourth quarter that lacked the unsportsmanlike wave that got Tate flagged on a similar TD reception in St. Louis earlier this season. Tate finished with eight catches for 129 yards, both career highs in his final regular-season game before he becomes a free agent. With home-field advantage wrapped up, there might be a few postseason games still to come for Tate and the Seahawks. The only other time Seattle had home-field advantage came in 2005, the only time the Seahawks have reached the Super Bowl. They’ll get a week of rest before hosting in the divisional round, and they might need the time off after a pair of key injuries Sunday.

The painful price of victory Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane left in the second half with a hip injury, but more costly could be a lower left leg injury sustained by backup tight end Luke Willson early in the fourth quarter. Willson was taken off the field on a cart with an air cast on his leg. But the injuries didn’t mute the celebration after the favorite in the NFC most of the season finally clinched everything it had sought. Smith got Seattle started with his interception return for a touchdown early in the first quarter a week after he was tackled at the 3-yard line trying to score on an interception return. Lynch finished with 97 yards on 23 carries, his best game since running for a season-best 145 yards against Atlanta in Week 10. Seattle continued to struggle on third down, going 4 of 13, but a lack of discipline from the Rams helped out the Seahawks. The Rams (7-9) were penalized 12 times for 87 yards and lost their composure on defense late in the third quarter. St. Louis was flagged for four personal foul penalties in the span of two plays — two on Alec Ogletree and two on Kendall Langford. TURN



Big fourth quarter helps Redskins top Chimacum BY MICHAEL CARMAN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

PORT TOWNSEND — With players crashing to the court for loose balls and possession arrows solving 50-50 tie-ups playing an important role, Port Townsend won a hard-fought rivalry game over Chimacum.

The Redskins outscored the Cowboys 18-9 in the fourth quarter to win 478-38 in the final game of the Crush in the Slush tournament at Port Townsend High School on Saturday. An inspired Chimacum team forced several early Redskins

turnovers and ran out to a 6-0 lead with 6:26 left in the first after senior Lauren Thacker was fouled inside on a made basket and converted the free throw for a 3-point play. Port Townsend answered with its own 7-0 run, capped by a 3-pointer by Megan Lee, for a 7-6 lead with 4:55 to play in the quarter. The lead seesawed back and forth during the rest of the period, with Snyder hitting a 3 with 40 seconds left to give Chi-

macum an 11-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. Both teams toned down the turnovers in the second quarter, Port Townsend going from 11 in the first to five in the second and Chimacum from eight to three, but each team struggled to score. Chimacum scored five points in the quarter, capped by a Mechelle Nisbet basket that made it 16-9 with 2:10 to play. Nisbet led the Cowboys with 12 points in the game. TURN



Neah beats Chimacum 64-54 Red Devils win tourney title at Port Townsend BY MICHAEL CARMAN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

PORT TOWNSEND — Neah Bay earned the Crush in the Slush small-school championship by beating Chimacum 64-54 at Port Townsend High School. It was the first of what fans, players and coaches hope will be multiple championships this season “Hopefully of many to come,” Neah Bay coach Gerrad Brooks said of the tourney title after Saturday’s game. The Cowboys managed to control the pace in the early going, playing a slowed-down, half-court style against the frenetic Red Devils. Chimacum’s John Carthum had the hot hand, sinking two quick 3-pointers for the Cowboys and post Orion Weller had four points, his second basket leading to a Neah Bay timeout with Chimacum up 14-9 with three minutes to play in the


Neah Bay’s Zeke Greene, center, dribbles past Chimacum’s Quinn Dowling, left, and Neah Bay’s Chris Martinez (1) follows the play at the Crush in the Slush. first quarter. Neah Bay inserted 6-foot-6 post Grayson Porter in the game to challenge the 6-foot-4 Weller and Chimacum’s other big man, 6-foot-5 Brendon Naylor. Porter scored a fast bucket

and then Josiah Greene knotted the score at 14-14 after reaching back for a pass from Ryan Moss that was thrown just a bit behind him, and gathering to score a layup and drawing a foul.

Greene sank the freebie, and after Neah Bay’s Abraham Venske and Naylor swapped scores, the game was 16-all after one period. TURN



Riders roll after half to beat Wolves BY LEE HORTON PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

PORT ANGELES — A much-improved Port Angeles beat a much-improved Black Hills 81-71 in a nonleague boys basketball game at Port Angeles High School. The Roughriders outlasted another slow start by outscoring the Wolves 44-26 after halftime. “Yeah, we decided to actually play defense, so that helped out a lot,” Port Angeles guard Hayden Gunderson said of the Riders’ halftime adjustments. “Because we kind of let them get easy shots [in the first half], and we decided to actually defend up and not let them get

roof, and we were a whole lot fresher than they were and that took its toll on them, I’m sure.” After trailing 45-37 at half, such easy shots.” the Riders scored 12 of the third Riders coach Brent Stephens quarter’s first 15 points to take a said Port Angeles’ depth showed 49-48 lead, their first since leadin the second half. ing 7-6 three minutes into the “Our style of play lends itself game. to big third and fourth quarters, because we’re rotating 10-11 Second-half run guys in the game, and that team Derek Schumacher found was seven deep,” Stephens said Steven Lauderbeck for a bucket after Saturday’s game. and Tristan Isett followed a “Our third and fourth quar- miss for another two points to ters are by far our strongest. cut Black Hills’ lead to 46-41. The key is just becoming mature Then Lauderbeck stole the enough to figure out how put ball, sent it upcourt to Cameron forth that effort in the first and Burns, who passed it to Isett, second quarters consistently. who found Schumacher for an “The third and fourth quar- easy two. ter, the effort was through the A few seconds later, Burns

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made a steal near midcourt and took it home. Two minutes into the third quarter, the Wolves’ lead had been cut to 46-45. Black Hills scored to slow the Riders’ roll, but only temporarily, as Austin Polly connected with Gunderson for another bucket to bring Port Angeles back within one point at 48-47. Schumacher then hit a pair of free throws to give the Riders the lead. “We just came together and started playing as a team, not so selfish like we did in the first half,” Gunderson said of the third quarter. “We started looking for each other and started getting better shots.” TURN








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Preps Boys Basketball Saturday’s Scores Aberdeen 57, Shelton 47 Auburn 80, Bonney Lake 49 Blanchet 89, Interlake 55 Cusick 70, Republic 49 Eatonville 53, Cascade (Leavenworth) 50, OT Ellensburg 60, Toppenish 39 Ferris 71, Chiawana 41 Gonzaga Prep 51, Columbia River 48 Hockinson 69, Muckleshoot Tribal School 23 Kettle Falls 51, Oroville 43 Liberty (Spangle) 76, St. John-Endicott 30 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 73, Royal 34 Mabton 53, Riverside, Ore. 30 Marysville-Pilchuck 76, Ferndale 63 Meadowdale 69, Oak Harbor 65 Monroe 67, Renton 65 Moses Lake 78, Pasco 7 Mt. Spokane 79, Hanford 78, OT N. Can. Hoover, Ohio 66, Mount Si 52 Okanogan 80, Riverside 62 Pomeroy 58, Tekoa-Oakesdale 11 Port Angeles 81, Black Hills 71 Pullman 76, Northwest Christian (Colbert) 66 Richland 66, Central Valley 57 Sehome 49, Brewster 38 Springdale 49, Newport 44 St. George’s 65, Freeman 34 Tonasket 53, Liberty Bell 43 Valley Christian 41, Selkirk 22 Archbishop Murphy Christmas Tournament Lambrick Park, British Columbia 53, Washington 37 Sammamish 55, Sedro-Woolley 43 Shorewood 49, Archbishop Murphy 42 Barlow Trail Tournament Aloha, Ore. 43, Skyview 36 Bothell Holiday Tournament Juanita 72, Highline 49 Ballard 52, Shorecrest 49 Kamiak 56, Ingraham 47 Century/Hillsboro Tournament Gresham, Ore. 62, Hudson’s Bay 55 Christmas Tournament Lincoln 62, Bellarmine Prep 48 Rogers (Puyallup) 67, Mount Tahoma 65, OT Clarkston/Lewiston Avista Holiday Tournament Clarkston 72, Walla Walla 54 Lewiston, Idaho 56, Colfax 39 Coeur d’Alene Holiday Inn Express Invitational Central Kitsap 54, Eisenhower 50 Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 59, Prairie 42 Crush in the Slush (Port Townsend) Neah Bay 64, Chimacum 54 Port Townsend 48, LaConner 39 Puyallup 63, Anacortes 56 Delta, B.C., 46, Kingston 41 DA Davidson Classic, Walla Walla University Prep 54, DeSales 23 Weston-McEwen, Ore. 59, Bush 34 Darrington Holiday Tournament Tulalip Heritage 63, Darrington 24 Davenport Christmas Tournament Wilbur-Creston 48, Davenport 47 Franklin Tournament of Champions Foss 74, Union 72 Sequim 75, Aussie Travelers 53 Wilson 95, Canyon Springs (Nev.) 91. OT Franklin 72, Cleveland 53 Kennedy Christmas Classic Kennedy 57, Cascade Christian 37 Kent-Meridian 64, Lindbergh 47 King’s 61, Enumclaw 55 Seattle Academy 47, Auburn Mountainview 38 Les Schwab Invitational Second Round Rainier Beach 61, Jefferson PDX, Ore. 55 Consolation Quarterfinal Timberline 55, Beaverton, Ore. 44 MaxPreps Tournament Issaquah 68, Beverly Hills, Calif. 56 Jackson 53, Long Beach Poly, Calif. 52 Mount Vernon Prostock Winter Classic Mount Vernon 58, Cascade (Everett) 45 Stanwood 72, Bellingham 59 Mountlake Terrace Tournament Mountlake Terrace 72, Snohomish 53 North Beach Tournament North Beach 77, Tacoma Baptist 64 Forks 42, Mary M. Knight 39 North Thurston Tournament North Thurston 71, River Ridge 58 Tumwater 85, Yelm 54 Orofino Tournament Asotin 60, Wallace, Idaho 57 Raymond Christmas Tournament Hoquiam 62, Raymond 38 Morton/White Pass 70, Montesano 20 Reardan Christmas Tournament Reardan 51, Wellpinit 36 Summit Tournament Evergreen (Vancouver) 60, Summit, Ore. 47 Lakeside (Seattle) 53, Liberty, Ore. 48 SunDome Shootout Battle Ground 63, Kamiakin 44 Kalama 52, Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 44 Kennewick 80, Kentlake 39 La Salle 64, Riverside Christian 40 LaCenter 56, Squalicum 55 Naches Valley 68, Castle Rock 51 Ridgefield 60, Bellevue Christian 21 Seattle Christian 42, Goldendale 36 Toledo 61, Franklin Pierce 58 University 58, Sumner 50 Vashon Island 60, Bremerton 58 W. F. West 49, Friday Harbor 46 White River 70, Auburn Riverside 64 Zillah 73, Capital 47 Surf and Slam Classic Copper Hills, Utah 56, Bainbridge 52 Tenino Tournament Three Rivers Christian School 67, Tenino 60, OT Tournament Glacier Peak 51, Woodinville 38 Hazen 80, Thomas Jefferson 50 Inglemoor 67, Bear Creek School 43 Vince Dulcich Tournament North Marion, Ore. 56, R.A. Long 48 Wenatchee Holiday Tournament



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Seattle Seahawks’ Golden Tate lies on the field and motions to fans after the team beat the St. Louis Rams on Sunday in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-9. Eastmont 60, West Seattle 44 Wenatchee 53, Lake Stevens 43 West Valley Eagle Classic Colville 51, Timberlake, Idaho 46 West Valley (Spokane) 70, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 39 Willapa Valley Pearson Holiday Tournament Concrete 44, South Bend 32 Pe Ell 54, Willapa Valley 49

Girls Basketball Saturday’s Scores Aberdeen 46, Shelton 29 Black Hills 66, Kingston 35 Brewster 78, Blaine 62 Capital 53, Washington 43 Cascade (Leavenworth) 49, Eatonville 36 Cascade Christian 62, Sehome 34 Central Valley 73, Richland 68 Chiawana 75, Ferris 58 Edmonds-Woodway 72, Marysville-Pilchuck 38 Freeman 60, St. George’s 40 Interlake 69, Highline 25 King’s 48, Bellevue Christian 22 Kiona-Benton 43, Life Christian Academy 31 Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 38, Chelan 25 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 62, Royal 41 Mabton 64, Riverside 27 Moses Lake 57, Pasco 47 Mt. Spokane 52, Hanford 44 Newport 65, Springdale 44 Northwest Christian (Colbert) 59, Pullman 41 Okanogan 88, Riverside 25 Olympic 50, Tumwater 40 Oroville 53, Kettle Falls 44 Overlake School 39, Mariner 35 Republic 72, Cusick 36 Rochester 68, Mossyrock 35 Rogers (Puyallup) 67, Auburn 41 Rosalia 56, Odessa-Harrington 39 Skyline, Calif. 64, Mount Tahoma 26 Skyline 42, Pleasant Grove, Utah 26 Southridge 44, Eisenhower 41 St. John-Endicott 51, Liberty (Spangle) 39 Tekoa-Oakesdale 60, Pomeroy 38 Toppenish 45, Ellensburg 41 Toutle Lake 51, Rainier 24 West Seattle 51, Tahoma 49 White Swan 49, Columbia (Burbank) 41 Wilbur-Creston 57, Davenport 30 Archbishop Murphy Christmas Tournament Archbishop Murphy 52, Clover Park 30 Post Falls, Idaho 62, Shorewood 55 Christmas Classic Tournament White River 68, Mount Baker 57 Clarkston/Lewiston Avista Holiday Tournament Lewiston, Idaho 63, Clarkston 37 Walla Walla 48, Colfax 31 Crush in the Slush (Port Townsend) LaConner 47, Friday Harbor 28 Port Townsend 47, Chimacum 38 Squalicum 53, Ingraham 26 DA Davidson Classic, Walla Walla University Prep 33, DeSales 27 Weston-McEwen, Ore. 54, Bush 27 Darrington Holiday Tournament Tulalip Heritage 46, Darrington 40 Dayton Holiday Tournament Asotin 58, LaCrosse/Washtucna 18 Dayton 54, Elgin, Ore. 33 Holiday Classic Bellevue 59, San Dimas, Calif. 20 Juanita Tournament Auburn Riverside 64, Foster 16 Ferndale 57, Enumclaw 35 Glacier Peak 59, Kent-Meridian 20 Holy Names 43, Kamiak 33 Juanita 60, Lake City, Idaho 44 Meadowdale 52, Roosevelt 45 W. F. West 47, Lake Washington 38 Mark Morris Holiday Tournament Kelso 60, Heritage 27 Mark Morris 69, Battle Ground 41 Mount Vernon Prostock Winter Classic Bellingham 41, Lakewood 23 Cedarcrest 74, Oak Harbor 35

Mount Vernon 60, Franklin 42 Naches Valley Holiday Tournament Naches Valley 47, Winlock 36 Onalaska 41, Goldendale 36 Napavine Christmas Tournament Bonney Lake 47, Centralia 44 Inglemoor 75, Kentwood 39 Seattle Prep 52, Kennedy 48 Wahkiakum 58, Evergreen (Seattle) 46 Zillah 60, Sequim 42 Nike Interstate Shootout Swoosh Bracket Quarterfinal Skyview 66, Sheldon, Ore. 51 Consolation Jesuit, Ore. 44, Union 33 North Beach Tournament North Beach 47, Tenino 33 Raymond Christmas Classic Hoquiam 38, Raymond 25 Montesano 46, Morton/White Pass 36 Reardan Christmas Tournament Almira/Coulee-Hartline 51, Chewelah 47 Reardan 53, Wellpinit 41 San Diego Surf n Slam Tournament Prairie 53, Ballard 50 Snohomish Tournament Issaquah 48, Monroe 34 Liberty 58, Everett 48 Snohomish 48, Stanwood 32 Spanaway Lake Christmas Tournament Renton 58, Spanaway Lake 34 Tonasket Tournament Tonasket 45, Liberty Bell 14 Wenatchee Holiday Tournament Lake Stevens 74, Eastmont 38 Wenatchee 64, Bellarmine Prep 60 West Valley Eagle Classic Timberlake, Idaho 56, Cheney 33 West Valley (Spokane) 66, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 30 Willapa Valley Pearson Holiday Tournament South Bend 53, Concrete 40 Willapa Valley 57, Pe Ell 50

Football Seahawks 27, Rams 9 St. Louis Seattle

0 0 3 6— 9 7 6 7 7—27 First Quarter Sea—Smith 37 interception return (Hauschka kick), 9:50. Second Quarter Sea—FG Hauschka 28, 6:14. Sea—FG Hauschka 35, :03. Third Quarter StL—FG Zuerlein 36, 10:49. Sea—Lynch 2 run (Hauschka kick), 2:21. Fourth Quarter Sea—Tate 47 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 9:14. StL—Cook 2 pass from Clemens (pass failed), 4:13. A—68,264. First downs Total Net Yards Rushes-yards Passing Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interceptions Ret. Comp-Att-Int Sacked-Yards Lost Punts Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Time of Possession

StL 11 158 18-13 145 5-57 3-54 0-0 21-30-2 2-12 7-48.1 1-0 12-87 26:20

Sea 20 269 36-111 158 2-(-2) 0-0 2-37 15-23-0 4-14 6-53.0 0-0 7-65 33:40

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—St. Louis, Stacy 15-15, Clemens 2-2, Givens 1-(minus 4). Seattle, Lynch 23-97, Turbin 7-13, Tate 1-2, Wilson 5-(minus 1). PASSING—St. Louis, Clemens 21-30-2-157. Seattle, Wilson 15-23-0-172. RECEIVING—St. Louis, Kendricks 5-54, Cook 5-30, Bailey 4-33, Stacy 4-23, Pettis 2-15, Cunningham 1-2. Seattle, Tate 8-129, Miller 3-21, Lockette 1-8, Coleman 1-6, Lynch 1-4, Willson 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

National Football League NATIONAL CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF y-Seattle 13 3 0 .813 417 x-San Francisco12 4 0 .750 406 Arizona 10 6 0 .625 379 St. Louis 7 9 0 .438 348 East W L T Pct PF Philadelphia 9 6 0 .600 418 Dallas 8 7 0 .533 417 N.Y. Giants 7 9 0 .438 294 Washington 3 13 0 .188 334 South W L T Pct PF y-Carolina 12 4 0 .750 366 x-New Orleans11 5 0 .688 414 Atlanta 4 12 0 .250 353 Tampa Bay 4 12 0 .250 288 North W L T Pct PF y-Green Bay 8 7 1 .531 417 Chicago 8 8 0 .500 445 Detroit 7 9 0 .438 395 Minnesota 5 10 1 .344 391 AMERICAN CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF y-Denver 13 3 0 .813 606 x-Kansas City 11 5 0 .688 430 x-San Diego 9 7 0 .563 396 Oakland 4 12 0 .250 322 East W L T Pct PF y-New England12 4 0 .750 444 N.Y. Jets 8 8 0 .500 290 Miami 8 8 0 .500 317 Buffalo 6 10 0 .375 339 South W L T Pct PF y-Indianapolis 11 5 0 .688 391 Tennessee 7 9 0 .438 362 Jacksonville 4 12 0 .250 247 Houston 2 14 0 .125 276 North W L T Pct PF y-Cincinnati 11 5 0 .688 430 Pittsburgh 8 8 0 .500 379 Baltimore 8 8 0 .500 320 Cleveland 4 12 0 .250 308 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division

PA 231 272 324 364 PA 360 408 383 478 PA 241 304 443 389 PA 428 478 376 480 PA 399 305 348 453 PA 338 387 335 388 PA 336 381 449 428 PA 305 370 352 406

Sunday’s Games Tennessee 16, Houston 10 Minnesota 14, Detroit 13 Carolina 21, Atlanta 20 Pittsburgh 20, Cleveland 7 N.Y. Giants 20, Washington 6 Cincinnati 34, Baltimore 17 Indianapolis 30, Jacksonville 10 N.Y. Jets 20, Miami 7 Denver 34, Oakland 14 San Diego 27, Kansas City 24, OT Seattle 27, St. Louis 9 San Francisco 23, Arizona 20 Green Bay 33, Chicago 28 New Orleans 42, Tampa Bay 17 New England 34, Buffalo 20 Philadelphia at Dallas, late. End of regular season

College Football Bowl Schedule Saturday, Dec. 21 Gildan New Mexico: Colorado State 48, Washington State 45 Royal Purple Las Vegas: USC 45, Fresno State 20 Famous Idaho Potato: San Diego State 49, Buffalo 24 R+L Carriers New Orleans: Louisiana-Lafayette 24, Tulane 21 Monday, Dec. 23 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s: East Carolina 37, Ohio 20 Tuesday, Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii: Oregon State 38, Boise State 23 Thursday Little Caesars Pizza: Pittsburgh 30, Bowling

Green 27 S.D. County Credit Union Poinsettia: Utah State 21, Northern Illinois 14 Friday Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman: Marshall 31, Maryland 20 Texas Bowl: Syracuse 21, Minnesota 17 Fight Hunger: Washington 31, BYU 16 Saturday New Era Pinstripe: Notre Dame 29, Rutgers 16 Belk: North Carolina 39, Cincinnati 17 Russell Athletic: Louisville 36, Miami (Fla.) 9 Buffalo Wild Wings: Kansas State 31, Michigan 14 , Today Bell Helicopter Armed Forces: Middle Tennessee vs. Navy, Fort Worth, Texas, 8:45 a.m. (ESPN) Franklin American Mortgage Music City: Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech, Nashville, Tenn., 12:15 p.m. (ESPN) Valero Alamo: Oregon vs. Texas, San Antonio, 3:45 p.m. (ESPN) National University Holiday: Arizona State vs. Texas Tech, San Diego, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday AdvoCare V100: Arizona vs. Boston College, Shreveport, La., 9:30 a.m. (ESPN) Hyundai Sun: Virginia Tech vs. UCLA, El Paso, Texas, 11 a.m. (CBS) AutoZone Liberty: Rice vs. Mississippi State, Memphis, Tenn., 1 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A: Duke vs. Texas A&M, Atlanta, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 Gator: Nebraska vs. Georgia, Jacksonville, Fla., 9 a.m. (ESPN2) Heart of Dallas: UNLV vs. North Texas, Dallas, 9 a.m. (ESPNU) Capital One: Wisconsin vs. South Carolina, Orlando, Fla., 10 a.m. (ABC) Outback: Iowa vs. LSU, Tampa, Fla., 10 a.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO*: Stanford vs. Michigan State, Pasadena, Calif., 2 p.m. (ESPN) Tostitos Fiesta*: UCF vs. Baylor, Glendale, Ariz., 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 2 Allstate Sugar*: Oklahoma vs. Alabama, New Orleans, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 3 AT&T Cotton: Oklahoma State vs. Missouri, Arlington, Texas, 4:30 p.m. (FOX) Discover Orange*: Clemson vs. Ohio State, Miami, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 4 BBVA Compass: Vanderbilt vs. Houston, Birmingham, Ala., 10 a.m. (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 5 GoDaddy: Arkansas State vs. Ball State, Mobile, Ala., 6 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 6 VIZIO BCS National Championship*: Florida State vs. Auburn, Pasadena, Calif., 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) * denotes Bowl Championship Series game

College Basketball Washington State 85, Mississippi Valley State 48 MVSU (3-9) Currington 4-12 0-2 8, Francis 0-2 2-2 2, Priar 1-3 1-2 3, Marshall 0-1 0-0 0, McDonald 1-6 3-4 6, Vaughn 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 0-3 0-0 0, Simmons 4-13 0-0 9, Fauntleroy 2-6 3-3 7, Dobbs 2-8 0-1 5, Samples 0-0 0-0 0, Henry 1-3 0-0 3, Milshtein 0-1 0-0 0, Hurtt 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 17-62 9-14 48. WASHINGTON ST. (7-5) Shelton 6-7 2-2 14, Railey 2-3 1-2 5, KernichDrew 3-5 1-1 7, Woolridge 6-8 3-5 16, Johnson 7-17 0-0 19, Iroegbu 2-6 2-3 6, DiIorio 1-1 1-4 3, Hunter 1-1 1-2 3, Longrus 3-5 2-3 8, Ballard 1-1 0-0 2, Hawkinson 0-0 0-0 0, Boese 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 33-55 13-22 85. Halftime—Washington St. 32-22. 3-Point Goals—MVSU 5-19 (Henry 1-1, Hurtt 1-1, Simmons 1-3, Dobbs 1-4, McDonald 1-5, Priar 0-1, Marshall 0-1, Washington 0-1, Fauntleroy 0-2), Washington St. 6-17 (Johnson 5-11, Woolridge 1-2, Iroegbu 0-1, Shelton 0-1, Kernich-Drew 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—MVSU 30 (Currington 7), Washington St. 44 (Shelton 13). Assists—MVSU 6 (McDonald 2), Washington St. 17 (Woolridge 6). Total Fouls—MVSU 18, Washington St. 14. Technical—Kernich-Drew.





Port Townsend boys outlast La Conner 48-39 BY MICHAEL CARMAN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Redskins shook off an upset loss to Chimacum and rebounded for a solid 48-39 victory over La Conner in the Crush in the Slush boys small-school consolation game at Port Townsend High School. Port Townsend found buckets on the inside in the opening moments of the game, including four quick points from Jacob King, a football standout who has been plagued with early foul trouble in many games this season. The Redskins also displayed more want-to on both the offensive and defensive glass and made more hustle plays after being outworked by Chimacum on Friday. “I told the team the effort was much better on the boards. We needed that second or third effort on rebounds and loose balls in this game and we got it,” Port Townsend coach Tom Webster said after Saturday’s win. A night after scoring 25

against Chimacum, Port Townsend’s Paul Spaltenstein again led all scorers with 20 points. The senior hit a 3-pointer to give the Redskins a 9-8 lead with 1:45 to play in the first quarter, and Cody Russell added a sweet right-toleft reverse layup to give Port Townsend an 11-8 lead after one. Russell finished with 14 points for Port Townsend.

opening the fourth quarter with a 7-0 run on the strength of a 3-pointer and a two-point bucket from Russell and a turnaround jumper from the free-throw line by Spaltenstein. That basket gave Port Townsend a 39-32 lead with 4:45 to play. Two Zavala baskets trimmed the lead to 39-36 with 3 minutes left before King answered right back with a layup for Port Townsend on an assist from Russell for a 41-36 lead with 2:49 remaining. A 3-pointer from Braves freshman Scott Lindeman cut the score to 43-39 with a minute to go, but Port Townsend put the clamps down on defense to close it out. Spaltenstein iced the contest by hitting 5 of 6 free throws in the final 25 seconds.

PT leads at half The Redskins pushed the lead to 28-21 at halftime, limiting La Conner’s best player Hudson Zavala to just four points at the break. Spaltenstein had six points and Sean Dwyer notched six of his eight points in the second quarter for Port Townsend. Russell had five in the quarter, including an NBA-range 3-pointer. Turnovers held Port Townsend to just four thirdquarter points, as the Redskins’ point guards had trouble adapting to a man press La Conner employed after halftime. Menawhile, Port


Port Townsend’s Sean Dwyer (11) reverses direction around La Conner’s Matt Finley during the small-school consolation game of the Crush in the Slush tournament at Port Townsend High School. zone trate the middle of the zone 32-32 going into the fourth for four points and some defense stayed strong, but assists down low, and the quarter. Zavala was able to pene- Braves evened the game at Port Townsend rallied, Townsend’s


Port Townsend 48, La Conner 39 La Conner 8 13 1 7— 39 Port Townsend 11 17 4 16— 48 Individual scoring La Conner (3-2) Hulbert 13, Zavala 12, Lindeman 6, Eversole 3, Swanson 3, Sherman 2. Port Townsend (3-5) Spaltenstein 20, Russell 14, Dwyer 8, King 6.

Riders: Gunderson scores 20 Neah: Venske CONTINUED FROM B1 Port Angeles also improved its defensive effort after the Wolves’ consistently broke through the Riders’ press in the first two quarters. “Foul trouble hampered us in the first half. Offensively, we weren’t getting in any flow, defensively, we weren’t doing what we wanted to do,” Stephens said. “It’s like we talked about, we weren’t really doing anything effectively on defense other than getting them to play fast. But, getting them to play fast and giving up layups doesn’t accomplish anything.” Black Hills regained the lead at 50-49, but Port Angeles went on a 7-0 run to take a 56-50 lead with 1:55 remaining in the third quarter. The Wolves were unable to mount a legitimate comeback thereafter, as the Riders continued to make timely baskets and grab timely rebounds the prevented Black Hills from having too many secondchance scoring opportunities. The 5-foot-9 Gunderson was especially active on the defensive glass. Pick-and-rolls left Gunderson defending bigger players when the Wolves’ shot the ball, which made it his responsibility to crash the boards. “Hayden is completely


Port Angeles’ Tristen Isett, right, tries to penetrate the defense of Black Hills’ Jaydon Troy, front, and Ryan Jones. effort-oriented,” Stephens said. “He’s 110 percent on the floor all the time. So whether it’s a rebound, a steal or attacking the basket hard, even finding the guy open in the corner, Hayden’s going to do what it takes to help this team success.

“And he’s done that all year. He’s become a very good team leader.” Gunderson kept Black Hills from building too big of lead in the first half with well-timed 3-pointers. He finished with 20 points in a reserve role. “He’s also taken himself off the bench this year,

which is a different role for him, being that last year we had the ball in his hands for a whole lot of the year,” Stephens said of Gunderson. “But he’s come off the bench and really sparked us, and kind of owned that. “He’s had some people ask him, ‘Hey, coach got you coming off the bench?’ and he goes, ‘Yeah, I’m scoring 20 a night and we’re winning.’ And that’s kind of his response.” Hunter Hathaway led Port Angeles with 22 points and Derek Schumacher scored 14. Black Hills’ TJ Mickelson led all scorers with 26 points, including a nifty play in the fourth quarter in which he kept his dribble after being knocked to the floor, returned to his feet and hit a short jumper. Port Angeles (4-2 Olympic League, 6-4 overall) is off until Friday, Jan. 10, when it hosts rival Sequim (4-1 Olympic League, 6-3 overall). Stephens plans to give his team Monday and Wednesday off before returning to its normal practice schedule after the New Year. Port Angeles 81, Black Hills 71 Black Hills 24 21 9 17— 71 Port Angeles 16 21 23 21— 81 Individual scoring Black Hills (4-6) Jason Underhill 4, TJ Mickelson 26, Jaydon Troy 11, Casey Duff 17, Kyler Noyen 7, Zach Grate 6. Port Angeles (6-4) Brady Konopaski 5, Hayden Gunderson 20, Logan Ciaciuch 2, Steven Lauderbeck 6, Tristen Isett 8, Hunter Hathaway 22, Cameron Burns 4, Derek Schumacher 14.

Saints make playoffs with 42-17 win over Bucs BY BRETT MARTEL THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW ORLEANS — One more time, Drew Brees and the Saints proved how tough they are to hang with in the Big Easy. If they want to go anywhere in the playoffs, though, they’ll have to do so on the road. Brees passed for four touchdowns and ran for another score, and New Orleans clinched a wildcard spot with a 42-17 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday. Three of Brees’ scoring

strikes were longer than 40 yards — 76 to Kenny Stills, 44 to Lance Moore and 41 to Robert Meachem. Brees passed for 381 yards, eclipsing 5,000 yards in a season for an unprecedented fourth time. He finished the season with 5,162 yards to go with 39 touchdowns. Brees’ other TD was a 10-yard pass to tight end Jimmy Graham, and the Saints (11-5) finished 8-0 in the Superdome. Mike Glennon passed for 219 yards and two TDs for Tampa Bay (4-12).


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CONTINUED FROM B1 and Weller adding a turnaround jumper that banked Naylor was a force inside in off of the glass and for Chimacum all game, trimmed the Red Devils’ leading the Cowboys with lead to 48-44, and forced a Neah Bay to call a timeout 18 points. to talk things over with 7:05 to play. Pick up the pace Weller had 17 for ChiThe Red Devils went on macum. the offensive in the second “We got a little accusquarter, playing their pre- tomed to getting out on fast ferred brand of push-the- breaks and getting easy tempo hoops, earning sec- buckets and they turned it ond-chance opportunities up a little bit, and I called after missed shots and gen- the timeout to settle them erally out-hustling the down and get us back into Cowboys for a 35-24 half- our sets,” Brooks said. time advantage. “We just played our style Built another lead of basketball and got on it Neah Bay maintained [in the second quarter],” their poise, with Josiah Brooks said. Greene hitting a foul shot “Our pace really seemed and a bucket, and Ryan to bother them, and we got Moss knocking down his in our offensive sets and free throw after being really ran our sets correctly fouled on a made jumper. and it broke it open for us.” Moss had eight points on Greene had six points in the game for the Red Devils. the second and finished Those scores gave Neah with 12 in the game after Bay a 6-0 mini-run that fouling out in the fourth pushed the lead back to a quarter. safe 10-point margin, 54-44 Chris Martinez was with 5:01 to play. impressive for Neah Bay in “We got within four and the second, scoring four of then let the game get back his 10 points and serving as to a little bit of [gym]-rat a disruptive force on defense ball there,” Chimacum as the Red Devils turned up coach Jim Eldridge said. the pressure on the CowChimacum couldn’t musboys’ guards. ter a second rally in the final five minutes, with Venske gets hot Venske hitting four foul shots in the final 1:34 to Venske carried Neah seal the game for the Red Bay in the third quarter, Devils. tallying 10 of the Red Dev“We never stopped their ils’ 13 points in the quarter, penetration all game long,” most off layups on drives Eldridge said. into the Chimacum paint. “They were able to get to He scored on a silky the hoop and get lay-ins or smooth baseline leaner fouls, and our help on from 8 feet out to give Neah defense was a step slow on Bay its largest lead of the everything. game, 48-34, with 2:05 to “We’ll have to work on play in the third. that.” Venske led all scorers Both teams are on winwith 24 points. ter vacation until school Chimacum wasn’t fin- resumes in January. ished, though, ending the quarter on a 6-0 run to pull Neah Bay 64, Chimacum 54 within eight, 48-40. Neah Bay 16 19 13 16— 64 The Cowboys continued Chimacum 16 8 16 14— 54 Individual scoring their comeback to start the Neah Bay (4-1) fourth quarter, pushing the Venske 24, J. Greene 12, Martinez 10, Moss 8, Z. run to 10-0 with freshman Greene 4, Doherty 4, Porter 2. (1-6) post Lane Dotson scoring Chimacum Naylor 18, Weller 17, Carthum 7, Dowling 3, Porhis lone basket of the game ter 3, Dotson 2, Hitt 2, Bainbridge 2.

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Hawks: Lynch scores short TD CONTINUED FROM B1 The penalty against Langford was for making contact with an official, which on replay appeared inadvertent. Langford was ejected and became incensed, slamming his helmet to the turf as he left the field. Two plays later, Lynch walked in from the 2 and Seattle led 20-3.


San Francisco 49ers kicker Phil Dawson (9) kicks the game winning field goal on Sunday.

Dawson’s FG gives 49ers 23-20 win over Cardinals BY BOB BAUM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

GLENDALE, Ariz. — San Francisco booted a 17-point lead, then Phil Dawson kicked the 49ers to a victory that clinched the NFC’s No. 5 playoff seed. Dawson made a 40-yard field goal as the game ended to lift San Francisco to a 23-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. He had matched his career best with a 56-yarder to put the 49ers (12-4) up 20-17 with 1:45 to go. Jay Feely’s 43-yard field goal then tied it for Arizona with 34 seconds left.

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the last 10 meetings with Arizona. Boldin did most of his damage in the first quarter, with six catches for 106 yards, including a 4-yarder for a touchdown and a 63-yard play to set up another TD. But that was it for the San Francisco offense until Dawson’s late two kicks. In between the kicker’s franchise record string of 27 consecutive field goals ended when he missed a 24-yard chip shot in the waning seconds of the first half. Feely, who made a 49-yarder, had missed from 37 and 43 yards before making the one to tie the game for the last time. Bowman’s sack had put Arizona in third and 13 when Palmer lofted one to the end zone, where Roberts gathered it in just as he was sliding out of bounds on a slippery turf recently resodded for Tuesday’s Fiesta Bowl. Kaepernick’s 18-yard pass to Boldin helped set up Dawson’ 56-yarder, matching his longest, set in 2008.

St. Louis was called for two more personal fouls on the ensuing kickoff. The 12 penalties were a season high for the Rams. Kellen Clemens finished 21 of 30 for 157 yards and two interceptions. Zac Stacy, who needed 42 yards rushing to reach 1,000 on the season, was held to 15 yards on 15 carries. Robert Quinn needed two sacks to become the 10th player with 20 in a season. He got No. 19 in the first half, but was kept off Wilson’s back in the second half. Clemens threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jared Cook with 4:13 left as the Rams finally got their offense moving when the result was already decided. They finished with 13 yards rushing and 158 total yards for the game.


Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) spikes the ball over the goalpost as Seahawks’ Chris Clemons (91) looks on after Smith ran an interception for a touchdown on Sunday.

Chargers claim playoff spot with OT win BY BERNIE WILSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers’ three-year playoff drought is over, thanks to another epic, heart-stopping win against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chargers have needed help for weeks, and everything fell into place on Sunday, with the last piece being a 27-24 overtime victory over a Chiefs team that already had clinched the AFC’s No. 5 seed and rested 20 of 22 starters. Nick Novak kicked a 36-yard field goal with 5:30 left in overtime. The Chargers, who trailed by 10 points in the fourth quarter, then held the Chiefs on downs to win it after they reached the San Diego 41. Earlier in the day, the Chargers (9-7) got the help they needed when Miami and Baltimore both lost. San Diego has won four straight and five of six heading into a wild-card game next weekend at AFC North champion Cincinnati. The Chiefs (11-5) go into the playoffs having lost five of seven. They play at AFC South champion Indianapolis, which won 23-7 in Kansas City last week. With the Chargers on the verge of an embarrassing collapse against a team with nothing to play for, Philip Rivers threw a

LaMichael James’ 45-yard kickoff return and two quick completions by Collin Kaepernick set up Dawson’s game winner. Arizona (10-6) rallied from a 17-0 first-quarter deficit to tie it on Carson Palmer’s 34-yard touchdown pass to Andre Roberts with 3:20 remaining. Anquan Boldin caught nine passes for 149 yards and a TD in his first game back since Arizona traded him to Baltimore after the Cardinals tie it 2009 season. Palmer, though, connected on passes of 24 yards Missed out on playoffs to Rob Housler and 23 To make the playoffs, the yards to Fitzgerald to give Cardinals needed to beat Feely a chance for redempSan Francisco and have tion, and the kick that tied New Orleans lose to Tampa it at 20. With the game seemBay. ingly headed for overtime, Neither occurred, leavJames raced from five yards ing Arizona, in its first year deep in the end zone to the under coach Bruce Arians, 49ers 40, then Kaepernick to settle for just its third connected for 18 yards to 10-win season since the Boldin and, in a play that franchise moved to the des- started with just 18 seconds ert in 1988. to play, a sidelines pass of Palmer, after a slow 29 yards to Quinton Patton. start, was 28 for 49 for 407 Then Dawson’s final yards and two touchdowns field goal ended it. with one interception. Bowman’s interception In the process, he became set up Boldin’s first-quarter the first player in NFL his- touchdown catch. Kaepertory to throw for more than nick also had a 3-yard TD 4,000 yards in a season for pass to Vernon Davis. three different teams. Larry Palmer and the CardiFitzgerald had six catches nals finally got going in the for 113 yards. second quarter with a San Francisco’s NaVarro 12-play, 88-yard touchdown Bowman had an intercep- drive. On fourth-and-goal at tion, a forced fumble, a fum- the 1, Palmer threw to wide ble recovery and a sack in open Jake Ballard for the THE ASSOCIATED PRESS the 49ers’ ninth victory in score to cut the lead to 17-7. PITTSBURGH — Forget the 0-4 start. Forget the remarkable finish, the one SANTA that kept the Pittsburgh WANTS TO Steelers in the playoff picture until the final minutes GIVE YOUR regular season. DOG A BATH! of the There’s no such thing as 360-477-2883 partial credit in the NFL. Between Sequim and Port Angeles “We were an 8-8 team,” on Hwy 101 and Lake Farm Road safety Troy Polamalu said. One that will spend JanOPEN 10-5 Tuesday - Saturday Closed: Sunday/Monday. Boarding by Appointment. uary at home for a second


San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal, right, gets into the end zone for a touchdown as Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Cooper defends during the second half San Diego’s win. 6-yard touchdown pass to Eddie Royal early in the fourth quarter and Novak kicked a 22-yard field goal to tie it with 3:21 left in regulation Kansas City kicker Ryan Succop was wide right on a potential game-winning, 41-yard field goal try with 4 seconds left in regulation. The Chiefs lost the overtime coin toss and the Chargers, who stunned their AFC West rivals 41-38 in Kansas City on Nov. 24,

elected to receive. The winning drive was kept alive by a 2-yard gain by Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle on a fake punt on fourth-and-2 from the Chargers 28. With backup Chase Daniel starting in place of quarterback Alex Smith, the Chiefs took their biggest lead, 24-14, on Succop’s 46-yard field goal with 7:27 left in the third quarter. The drive was set up by Dexter McCluster’s 32-yard punt return to the Chargers 35.

Rivers then rallied San Diego to 10 points on consecutive drives. The Chiefs took the game’s opening kickoff and needed only five plays before Knile Davis scored on a 17-yard run. The Chargers came right back on a five-play drive of their own and scored on Rivers’ 22-yard pass to Ladarius Green. The drive included a 44-yard run by Ryan Mathews, who stiffarmed a Chiefs defender for a few extra yards.

Steelers stomp Browns 20-7, but miss playoffs


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Dear Abby: My wife and I are starting to hate our older daughter. After dropping out of college, she moved home to “save some money.” Since then, she has lived as she pleases. She isn’t saving money and is contributing nothing toward her support. We have given her a deadline to move out and will hold to it. But her slovenly ways, sullen attitude and

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Rivals: PT’s Gitelman steps up Rodgers, Cobb lead CONTINUED FROM B1 Port Townsend’s Jayde Richardson answered that hoop by scoring the Redskins first points of the period with 1:50 to play in the quarter. She added another basket with 1:05 to play to cut Chimacum’s lead to 16-13 at halftime. Richardson led all scorers with 15 points. Port Townsend coach Randy Maag said the Redskins worked on their press break at halftime, but he focused more on telling his team to make sure “every rebound and every loose ball was ours.” Redskins point guard Jewel Johnson banked home a 3-pointer from the top of the arc, cutting the Cowboys lead to 21-20 with 3 minutes to go in the third period. Johnson, who “has been ill for about a week,” according to Maag, had 11 points on the night for Port Townsend and was effective in breaking Chimacum’s defensive press throughout the contest. “She really powered through for us,” Maag said of Johnson.

Snyder answered Johnson’s trey with a 3 of her own on the next possession before a 7-0 Redskins run on two-point baskets by Patricia Reeves and Richardson and another Johnson 3 put Port Townsend in the lead 27-24 with 50 seconds to go in the third. Nisbet hit a bucket while being fouled with 12 seconds left and converted the foul shot for a 29-29 tie entering the fourth quarter. Reeves gave Port Townsend the first lead of the fourth a minute into the quarter on an inside basket for a 31-29 lead. A few possessions later, Reeves’ cross-court pressbreaking pass was stolen by Snyder, who took the ball down the floor and was fouled by Reeves while converting a layup. She missed the foul shot, but it was the 5-foot-10 Reeves’ fifth foul, which was a big blow to Port Townsend’s post presence, and the Redskins’ lead was cut to 33-31 with 5:42 remaining in the game. Senior reserve Rosie Gitelman entered the game for Port Townsend and sank a big jumper to give the

Redskins a 36-31 lead with 3:50 to play. “Rosie gets my game ball,” Maag said. “That’s the first significant minutes she has played all year and she came in and gave us a big basket and four or five rebounds, and I am really proud of her effort tonight. “I was a little surprised Chimacum didn’t go into a zone defense, which I thought helped us because we were able to spread them out and find seams in the defense and pick up fouls,” Maag said. “They [Chimacum] also looked a little tired at the end to me.” The Cowboys had been whistled for more fouls in the second half and it caught up with them in the fourth quarter, as Port Townsend’s final nine points came from the freethrow line. Rilke Rutenbeck hit four of those free throws to clinch the win for the Redskins. “I’m not disappointed in the effort,” Chimacum coach Trevor Huntingford said. “There have been times this year where I have been,

but this was not one of them.” Huntingford added that beating their rivals was important to his players. “They wanted this one pretty badly, above all others,” he said. Huntingford thinks some internal tension on how to close out games hindered his team in the fourth quarter. “We ran into this late last year; when you are having a losing season and just on the verge of turning the corner,” Huntingford said, “and it’s late in a close game and the focus in the huddle is on to not lose. “I could feel a little of that in us tonight, but there is another part of me that says when you give up about 12 points on banked in shots that aren’t meant to be banked in shots, sometimes there’s a little luck involved.” Port Townsend 47, Chimacum 38 Chimacum 11 5 13 9— 38 Port Townsend 9 4 16 18— 47 Individual scoring Chimacum (0-7) M. Nisbet 12, Snyder 11, L. Thacker 7, A. Thacker 5, Dukek 2, Nordberg 1. Port Townsend (4-5) Richardson 15, Johnson 11, Rutenbeck 6, Reeves 6, Olin 4, Lee 2, Gitelman 2.

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — LeGarrette Blount and the Patriots dashed and splashed their way to a first-round AFC bye. The powerful back rushed for a career-high 189 yards and two touchdowns and had two long kickoff returns as New England beat the Buffalo Bills 34-20 on a rainy Sunday. Tom Brady was content to hand the ball off during a steady downpour against a team leading the NFL in sacks and second in interceptions. And Blount responded, leading the

charge into the playoffs. Stephen Gostkowski helped make sure the Patriots (12-4) wouldn’t have a game next weekend with four field goals. While the Patriots earned their eighth bye in Bill Belichick’s 14 seasons as coach, the Bills (6-10) missed the playoffs for the 14th straight year, the league’s longest current streak. New England won its 13th straight home game against Buffalo, including 12-0 since Gillette Stadium opened in 2002. The Patriots finished with the second seed in the

AFC behind Denver, which beat Oakland 34-14, after beginning their game with a chance to finish in any of the AFC’s top four playoff spots. One week after routing the Baltimore Ravens 41-7, the Patriots’ defense held off a late Bills comeback. The Bills played without quarterback EJ Manuel, who has a small tear in his left knee ligament, and wide receiver Stevie Johnson, excused for the second straight game after his mother’s death. But backup Thad Lewis led the Bills back with a

12-yard scoring pass to T.J. Graham late in the third quarter and an 80-yard drive capped by Fred Jackson’s 5-yard run with 10:20 remaining in the game. After each of those touchdowns, though, Blount powered and sped his way through the Bills with kickoff returns of 83 and 62 yards. The first set up Brady’s 5-yard scoring pass to Shane Vereen, followed by a 2-point conversion pass to Julian Edelman that made it 24-10. The second led to Gostkowski’s fourth field goal, a 35-yarder that put the Patriots ahead 27-17.


CHICAGO — Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb came back just in time to lift the Green Bay Packers to the NFC North championship. Rodgers fired a 48-yard touchdown pass to Cobb in the final minute, and the Packers beat the Chicago Bears 33-28 to capture the division title. Back after missing seven games with a broken left collarbone, Rodgers found a wide-open Cobb on fourthand-8 to wipe out a onepoint deficit with 38 seconds left. Green Bay will host San Francisco next weekend in the wild-card round. The Bears had one final drive, but Jay Cutler’s deep pass to Alshon Jeffery was intercepted by Sam Shields on the final play. That gave the Packers (8-7-1) their third straight division title and fifth postseason appearance in a row. It also kept the Bears (8-8) out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years. Things weren’t looking great for the Packers after Chicago’s Brandon Marshall spun away from Tramon Williams in the end zone on the first play of the fourth quarter to make it 28-20. But the Packers answered with a touchdown drive. Eddie Lacy ran in from the 6 after a 22-yard pass from Rodgers to Andrew Quarless went through safety Chris Conte’s hands, making it a one-point game. Then, on the winning drive, Green Bay converted twice on fourth-and-1 before Rodgers eluded pressure unleashed that winning pass to Cobb. It was a strong finish after a shaky start for the superstar quarterback, and it gave him some payback

against the team that nearly ended his season. Rodgers was intercepted on the Packers’ first two possessions, with Conte picking him off in the end zone on the first one. He also threw for 318 yards and two touchdowns in his first appearance since Nov. 4. He got knocked out of that game on an early sack by Shea McClellin at Lambeau Field, sending the Packers into a 2-5-1 slide. Jordy Nelson had 161 yards receiving, and Cobb, in his first appearance since Oct. 13, won it with his catch. James Starks ran for 88 yards. Eddie Lacy, hobbled by a knee injury, finished with just 66. For the Bears, their first season under Marc Trestman ended the same way five of the previous six did under Lovie Smith — on the outside looking in at the playoffs. They had a chance to wrap up the division last week, only to get pounded 54-11 at Philadelphia. And with another opportunity, they came up short against their longtime rivals. This one is sure to spark memories of Green Bay’s victory in the 2010 NFC title game at Soldier Field on the way to the Super Bowl championship — and fuel more questions about Cutler’s ability to win big games. With a playoff spot on the line and his contract set to expire, Cutler threw for 226 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He is now 1-9 against Green Bay, including that conference final and a loss with Denver in 2007. Matt Forte ran for 110 yards and two scores. He also had 47 yards receiving with a touchdown catch. Alshon Jeffery had 80 yards receiving, and Brandon Marshall had 74.

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6105 Musical Instruments ARMCHAIRS: (2) An- CUP: ‘79 Americas Cup HEATER: 300 watt elec- RECLINER: Large, extique, wide, beige, pil- Solomon Island FDC, tric car heater, slightly cellent condition. $100. used, was $125. Asking (360)670-6753 lows, lion legs. $20 ea, signed Dennis Connor. $200. (360)681-2968. $65. (360)808-7241. $30 for both. 207-9416. RECORDS: Box of LP D E C O R AT I O N S : ( 1 0 ) J A C K S TA N D S : ( 4 ) r e c o r d s, c o u n t r y a n d BIRD FEEDER: with candy canes, lights, $5. Pipe jack stands, heavy rock. $10. APX 20 lbs of “Black Oil Train, $5. duty. $200/obo. (360)775-6469 Sunflower seed.” $15. (360)452-6974 (360)683-7435 (360)457-8227 SCALE: Flat top dial, DECORATIONS: (2) An- JOINTER-PLANER: 6” 100 lbs., heavy duty. BOOK: Rare local book, gels, 5’, outside, lighted, Toro, 1956, cast iron, $65.(360)582-3840. “Conquer ing the Last $ 2 0 . S n o w m a n , $ 1 0 . o r i g i n a l m a nu a l s a n d Frontier.” $80. Deer, $10. 452-6974. SHOPPING CART stand. $150. 452-5652. (360)452-6842 N i c e , h e a v y d u t y, 4 DVDs and CDs: (100), L A M P : A r t i s t ’s l a m p, wheels. $20. BOOKS: Harry Potter, all in excellent condition. movable arms, 2 lights, (985)290-5769 hardcover, 1-7. $69 for $200. (360)452-9685. clamps to desk. $60. the set. (360)775-0855. Ski Jacket: Women’s/ (985)290-5769 FISHING ROD: Daiwa girls, down, blue, hoodfishing reel, 50 lb braid, B O OT S : c o r k b o o t s , M I S C : C r u t c h e s , $ 5 . ed, $38. (360)775-0855. size 9, used one month, St. Croix premire rod. Burl wall clock, $20. $200. (360)379-4134. Sofa: Light colors, in were $400 new. Asking (360)452-9685 gr e a t c o n d i t i o n . $ 3 0 . $200. (360)640-0556. F R E E : K i t c h e n A i d MODEL: Unbuilt, Revell (360)775-1415. range, oven needs re- model, USS Kearsarge BOOTS: Muck Woody pair. (360)681-5137. TABLES: (2) Folding, LHD-3. $50/obo. sport camo, size 9, worn gray, fit for sofa or reclin(360)452-6842 once. $100. FREE: Sand box, rasp(360)640-0556 b e r r y c o l o r e d , t u r t l e PHOTO: Mounted, cot- er. Both for $25. (360)417-1693 shaped. (360)457-1050. tonwoods and willows, BOWL: Pristine WaterTRIPOD: Professional by Galen Rowell, 11” x ford Crystal 2000 bowl, FREE: TV, Sharp brand, tripod. $200. 14”. $10. 207-9416. signed from O’Leary. 27” screen, not very old. (360)379-4134 $200. (360)681-2968. (360)461-4194 P R I N T: T h o m a s K i n T U R N TA B L E : L P t o kade, “Beside Still WaGOLF CLUBS: Men’s CARVING: Koa wood, Wilson “Staff ” almost ters,” quality mat and digital at LPZD in box. mother and baby whale. $75. (360)582-3840. frame. $45. 681-7579 . new set of irons. $35. $95. (360)681-7579. (360)385-2776 P U R S E : D o o n e y & VA N R O O F : Po p - u p, CHAINS: Fits var ious HEARTH STONE: Cro- Burke hand bag, leather, white fiberglass, 76” tall SUV tires, “Secur ity”, inside, screens, glass n i n 2 4 . 5 s f , e d g i n g . brown, excellent cond. $25. (805)256-5732. wind. $200. 457-3770. $89. (360)683-3065. $110/obo. (360)683-7435 CHAIR: Captain’s PURSE: Genuine leath- VHS TAPES: Box office c h a i r s, fo r va n / m o t o - MICROWAVE: In good er hand bag, brown, me- hits, VHS tapes, over rhome, antelope, swivel working order, white. 100. $100/obo. dium, ex. cond. $25. base. $200. 457-3770. (360)683-9499 (360)683-3065 $50. (360)683-9499.

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6125 Tools MISC: Miller MIG/plasma cutter, with rolling car t and Argon bottle, $1,000. Multiple power tools, grinders, belt sanders, router, lathe, all sorts of saws, $500/obo. Workbenches (3), with wheels, 3’ x 4’ x 8’, $100 each. (360)452-4179.

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PUPPIES: Black, yellow and white purebred AKC Labrador Retriever puppies $500. Male & Female avail. Dewclaws rem o ve d , ve t c h e cke d . Bor n 12/2, ready late Januar y. Will hold for $250 non-refundable de- MOTORHOME: Itasca posit. (360)681-2034. ‘12 Reyo. 25.5’, beautiful, on sprinter chassis, Mercedes-Benz diesel, 9820 Motorhomes under 5k miles, loaded with extras, Onan gen., inver ter, drivers, door, moor. $89,500. (360)928-3692

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5TH WHEEL: 27’ Alum a s c a p e 2 0 0 2 , 3 p. slides, with Ford F250 460 V8 custom HD trans pull 15K. Interior l i ke n ew, q u e e n b e d . Truck 1992 all power, 85000M. Package ready to go anywhere $19,000/obo. MOTORHOME: Newmar (360)649-4121 2001 Mountainaire for sale, 38’ with 63,100 5TH WHEEL: ‘96 Wildmiles. In very good con- wood. 36’, good cond., dition. Asking $31,000. e v e r y t h i n g w o r k s . MOTORHOME: ‘03 38’ Call Bill, (360)582-0452 $2,900/obo. 565-6017. Dutch Star. 20,230 mi., to find more info and/or t r i p l e s l i d e - o u t , n e w see the unit. 9808 Campers & fridge, micro., gas oven, queen bed, sm freezer, Canopies 9832 Tents & many extras, Cat 3808, 6 sp. Allison Trans. Book Travel Trailers C A M P E R : ‘ 0 3 L a n c e. $127,000. Asking Like new, used two short $80,000. (360)457-3718 A I R S T R E A M : ‘ 9 3 3 4 ’ trips, for short bed pickor (360)565-6408. Excella 1000. 3 axles, up, air, queen bed, dinMOTORHOME: ‘07 24’ nice. $14,500. In Por t ette, shower, toilet, lots Itasca. Class C, 30K low Angeles. (206)459-6420. of storage. $7,850. (360)681-0172 mi., two queen beds. TRAILER: ‘03 Kit Com$43,950. (360)683-3212. panion Extreme. Small S&S: ‘83 9.5’ camper. Self-contained, stable lift MOTOR HOME: ‘99 25’ slide. $4,500. 461-6130. jack system, new fridge. Allegro by Fleetwood. Class A, 85K mi., hy- TRAILER: ‘13 23’ Visa $3,000. (360)452-9049. by Gulfstream. $19,950. draulic power levelers, (360)681-7601 new fridge, rear queen 9050 Marine bed, 2 solar panels and Miscellaneous inverter, suited for on or off grid camping. $8,500. (360)460-7534 A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 13, M OTO R H O M E : Fo u r eves. (360)385-4852. Winds ‘98, Class C, 22’. Gas and electric fridge, good cond., trailer hitch, BAYLINER: 20’ Cabin 98,330 miles. $7,200. T R AV E L Tr a i l e r w i t h Cruiser. E-Z Load trailer. (360)582-9769 Pick-up: Ford ‘88 F150 $800/obo. 775-6075. Pickup. $2,000 worth of new tires and rims. 1997 BELLBOY: ‘72 ‘19 boat, 21’ Chateau travel trail- 1 4 0 H P J o h n s o n ‘ 8 6 , er. Complete with A/C, Evenrude 15 HP kicker, refrigerator, queen size many extras! Call for deMOTORHOME: Holiday bed, bunk beds, micro- tails. $1,995. Rambler 2000 Endeav- wave, stove. Will sell (360)683-7297 or, 38’, (2) slide-outs, separately or as a unit. 330 HP Cat, Allison $8,000. FIBERFORM: 17’, 50 Tr a n s , 7 9 k , s i x - w a y (360)681-4224 a n d 6 h p Ya m a h a s . leather pilot and co-pilot $2,750. (360)460-6647. seats, 4 dr. fridge with ice maker, hyd. leveling LAVRO: 14’ drift boat, 2 jacks, 7.5 diesel gen., 9802 5th Wheels sets oars, trailer. $1,000. rear vision sys., combo (360)928-9616 washer/dryer, solar pan- 5TH WHEEL: ‘04 34’ Alel, 25’ side awning, sat- penlite. 2-slides, great LIVINGSTON: 14’ 20 hp ellite dish, (2) color TVs, condition, going south or Honda, electr ic star t, many other extras! Ask- live in the best park on power tilt, galvanized ing $59,000. In Sequim, trailer. $5,400. Call for the Peninsula. $19,000. (360)301-2484 detials (360)681-8761. (509)869-7571

SATURN: ‘12, 15’, inflatable boat. With ‘12 Nissan 20 hp outboard and hand-held Garman GPS, Hawkeye marine radio, depth finder, 5’ harpoon, 5’ dock hook, 2 life jackets, and many other items. $3,500. (360)582-0191

9817 Motorcycles HONDA: ‘82 XL80S. $400. (360)683-3490. YA M A H A : ‘ 0 3 V- S t a r Classic. Air cooled, VTwin 5 sp, many extras. $3,800/obo. 683-9357.

YAMAHA: ‘06 YZF R1 50th anniversary edition. 23k, clean title, comes with extras, ex. cond. $6,100. (360)477-0017.

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

9180 Automobiles Classics & Collect.

BUICK: Rare 1977 Buick SkyHawk. 81k original miles on this one of a kind car. Excellent mechanical with V6/Automatic. See on-line ad for details. Need the garage space. Clear title. $5K or best offer. (360)460-6162

CHEV: ‘66 Impala conve r t i bl e. R u n s g r e a t , beautiful, collector! $17,000. (360)681-0488.

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9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices Clallam County Clallam County Clallam County File No.: 7777.19381 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee in trust for Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset Backed Pass Through Certificates Series 2003-HE3 Grantee: John E. Farrington Jr. Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2000 1047316 Tax Parcel ID No.: 063000 020550 Abbreviated Legal: Lot 13, Blk 205, Townsite of Port Angeles, Clallam Co., WA Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission Telep h o n e : To l l - f r e e : 1 - 8 7 7 - 8 9 4 - H O M E ( 1 - 8 7 7 - 8 9 4 - 4 6 6 3 ) . We b s i t e : The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-5694287. Web site: The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-606-4819. Web site: I. On January 10, 2014, at 10:00 AM. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot 13 in Block 205 of the Townsite of Port Angeles; Situate in Clallam County, Washington. Commonly known as: 615 East 7th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 05/17/00, recorded on 05/23/00, under Auditor’s File No. 2000 1047316, records of Clallam County, Washington, from John E. Farrington Jr., as his separate estate, as Grantor, to Land Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of New Century Mortgage Corporation, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by New Century Mortgage Corporation to HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee in trust for Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset Backed Pass Through Certificates Series 2003-HE3, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 2013 1292725. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate as of 9/5/2013 Monthly Payments $5,298.59 Late Charges $160.68 Lender’s Fees & Costs $69.11 Total Arrearage $5,528.38 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $900.00 Title Report $341.46 Statutory Mailings $21.08 Recording Costs $15.00 Postings $70.00 Total Costs $1,347.54 Total Amount Due: $6,875.92 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $49,818.56, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 02/01/13, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on January 10, 2014. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 12/30/13 (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 12/30/13 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 12/30/13 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS John E. Farrington, Jr. 615 East 7th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 John E. Farrington, Jr. 90 Harry Brown Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of John E. Farrington, Jr. 615 East 7th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of John E. Farrington, Jr. 90 Harry Brown Road Port Angeles, WA 98363 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 07/16/13, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 07/17/13 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and trustee’s fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at and EFFECTIVE: 9/5/2013 Date Executed: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Neang Avila (425) 5861900. (TS# 7777.19381) 1002.253193-File No. Pub: Dec. 9, 30, 2013 Legal No. 529997

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No. 13-7-00164-5 NOTICE AND SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION (Dependency) SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY JUVENILE DIVISION In re the Welfare of BRODY JAMES MCFARLAND D.O.B. 03-18-2013 Minor Child TO: TEDDY ALAN PETERSON, WILLIAM GARIBAY, JOHN DOE or ANYONE CLAIMING TO BE THE FATHER A Dependency Petition was filed on 03-22-2013 : A Fact Finding hearing will be held on this matter on: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014 at 10:00 am at the Juvenile Court located at 103 Hagara Street, A b e r d e e n , WA 9 8 5 2 0 . YO U S H O U L D B E PRESENT AT THIS HEARING. THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR CHILD IS DEPENDENT AS DEFINED IN RCW 13.34.050(5). THIS BEGINS A JUDICIAL PROCESS WHICH COULD RESULT IN PERMANENT LOSS OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS. IF YOU D O N OT A P P E A R AT T H E H E A R I N G T H E COURT MAY ENTER A DEPENDENCY ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE. To request a copy of the Notice, Summons, and Dependency Petition, call DSHS at 360-537-4300. To view information about your rights in this proceeding, go to: . Dated this 19th day of December, 2013 by, CHERYL BROWN, Grays Harbor County Clerk. Pub: Dec. 30, Jan. 6, 13, 2014 Legal No. 534821

9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices Clallam County Clallam County Clallam County File No.: 7037.103806 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Grantee: Susan Marie Labelle, as her separate estate Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2009-1241278 Tax Parcel ID No.: 063013 440230 Abbreviated Legal: Ptn SW SE SE 13-30-6, Vol. 972, p. 81 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission Telephone: Toll-free: 1-877894-HOME (1-877-894-4663). Web site: The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800569-4287. Web site: The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-606-4819. Web site: I. On January 31, 2014, at 10:00 AM. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: That portion of the South half of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of Section 13, Township 30 North, Range 6 West, W.M., described as follows Beginning at the Southeast corner of the West half of the South half of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of Said Section 13; Thence East along the South line thereof 260 feet, more or less to a point 760 feet West of the East line of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of Said Section 13; Thence North parallel with the East line of Said Subdivision 330 feet, more or less to the North line of said South half of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter; Thence West along said North line 260 feet, more or less, to the Northeast corner of the property conveyed to Theodore J. Dougherty and Margaret D. Dougherty, his wife, by Deed recorded in Volume 293 of Deeds, Page 290, records of Clallam County; Thence South along the East line of the property conveyed to Theodore J. Dougherty, aforesaid, to the Point of Beginning. Except the South 30 feet thereof for road. Also except Right of Way for County Road No. 3561 along a portion of the North line thereof. Situate in Clallam County, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 323 East Arnette Road Port Angeles, WA 98362 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 07/22/09, recorded on 08/07/09, under Auditor’s File No. 2009-1241278, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Susan Marie Labelle, unmarried, as Grantor, to First American Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate as of 09/23/2013 Monthly Payments $5,440.96 Lender’s Fees & Costs ($2.14) Total Arrearage $5,438.82 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $543.75 Title Report $634.14 Statutory Mailings $10.54 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Total Costs $1,272.43 Total Amount Due: $6,711.25 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $143,651.81, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 04/01/13, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on January 31, 2014. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 01/20/14 (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 01/20/14 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/20/14 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Susan Marie Labelle 323 East Arnette Road Port Angeles, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse or Domestic Partner of Susan Marie Labelle 323 East Arnette Road Port Angeles, WA 98362 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 08/21/13, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 08/22/13 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and trustee’s fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.nor thwesttr and EFFECTIVE: 09/23/2013 Date Executed: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Heather L. Smith (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7037.103806) 1002.255404-File No. Pub: Dec. 30, 2013, Jan. 20, 2014 Legal No. 534317

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JEEP: ‘99 Grand Cherokee 4.0. In-line 6, auto, reg. 4WD, leather int., heated seats, sunroof, privacy glass, roof rack, J E E P : ‘ 0 2 W r a n g l e r custom wheels and tires. Sierra. White, gray hard- $5,600. (360)582-0892. top, straight 6 cyl., auto, m u d a n d s n ow t i r e s, TOYOTA : ‘ 0 4 R a v - 4 . h e av y d u t y bu m p e r s, 111K mi., white, ver y wired for towing, CB, fog good condition. $9,150. lights, 77K. $11,000. More info (360)808-0531 (919)616-2567

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9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices Clallam County Clallam County Clallam County

TS No: 11-01635-6 Loan No: 7141937115 APN: 04-29-01-320175, 04-29-01320325, 04-29-01-320375 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 10, 2014, at 10:00 AM, At the first floor main lobby to the entrance of the County Courthouse, 223 East 4th, Port Angeles, WA 98362, Fidelity National Title Insurance Cornpany, the undersigned Trustee will 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: PTN NW SW SEC 01, T29N, R04W, WM AP# 042901-320375, 042901-320175, 042901-320325 SEE LEGAL DESCRIPTION ATTACHED, APN:04-29-01320175, 04-29-01-320325, 04-29-01-320375 EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION THE LAND REFERRED TO HEREIN BELOW IS SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF CLALLAM, STATE OF WASHINGTON, AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: PARCEL A: THAT PORTION OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 29 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, W.M. CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE QUARTER CORNER BETWEEN SECTIONS 1 AND 2, SAID TOWNSHIP AND RANGE; THENCE SOUTH 3°17’00” EAST 731.35 FEET ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN SECTIONS 1 AND 2; THENCE NORTH 65°19’00” EAST 114.58 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 30°59’20” EAST 86.34 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 30°59’20” EAST 100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 85°03’00” EAST 279 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE CENTER OF KINKADE CREEK; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY, ALONG THE CENTER OF KINKADE CREEK, 100 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT WHICH BEARS NORTH 85°03’00” EAST FROM THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 85°03’00” WEST 275 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; PARCEL B: THAT PORTION OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 29 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE QUARTER CORNER BETWEEN SECTIONS 1 AND 2, SAID TOWNSHIP AND RANGE; THENCE SOUTH 3°17’00” EAST 731.35 FEET ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN SECTIONS 1 AND 2; THENCE NORTH 65°19’ 00” EAST 114.58 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 30°59’20” EAST 186.34 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 30°59’20” EAST 100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 85°03’00” EAST 269 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE CETNER OF KINKADE CREEK; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE CENTER OF KINKADE CREEK 100 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT WHICH BEARS NORTH 85°03’00” EAST FROM THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 85°03’00” WEST 279 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR ROAD PURPOSES AS SET FORTH IN DOCUMENTS RECORDED UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY RECORDING NOS. 429152 AND 611321. PARCEL C: THAT PORTION OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 29 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE QUARTER CORNER BETWEEN SECTIONS 1 AND 2, SAID TOWNSHIP AND RANGE; THENCE SOUTH 3°17’00” EAST 731.35 FEET ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN SECTIONS 1 AND 2, SAID TOWHSHIP AND RANGE; THENCE NORTH 65°19’00” EAST 114.58 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 30°59’20” EAST 46.34 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; CONTINUING SOUTH 30°59’20” EAST 40.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 85°03’00” EAST 275 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE CENTER OF KINKADE CREEK; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE CENTER OF KINKADE CREEK 165 FEET MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT WHICH BEARS NORTH 59°09’40” EAST FROM THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 59°9’40” WEST 200 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNNING. which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated March 28, 2007, recorded on April 6, 2007, as Instrument No. 2007 1199130 of Official Records in the Office of the County Recorder of Clallam County, WA from STEVEN LEE MULLER, AS HIS SEPARATE ESTATE as the original Grantor(s), to FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, as the original Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, as the original Beneficiary. The current Beneficiary is: Wells Fargo Bank., N.A. as Trustee for Option One Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-6 Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2007-6, (the “Beneficiary”) More commonly known as: 203 KINKADE RD SEQUIM, WA 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: failed to pay payments which became due: together with late charges due; together with other fees and expenses incurred by the Beneficiary; . The total amount of paymants due is: $43,843.10; the total amount of late charges due is $1,322.09; the total amount of advances made is/are $16,322.88. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $243,509.41, together with interest as provided in the Note from the September 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 January 10, 2014. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by December 30, 2013, (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 December 30, 2013 (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 cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the December 30, 2013 (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, and curing all other defautls. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): Name 203 KINKADE RD SEQUIM, WA 98382 203 KINKADE RD SEQUIM, WA 98382-9709 203 KINKADE ROAD SEQUIM, WA 98382 P.O. BOX 88 SEQUIM, WA 98382 by both first class and certified mail on April 8, 2011 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 and 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 the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060; THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at tittle or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure holine for assistance and refferal to housing counselors recommended by: The Housing Finance Commission: Telephone: 1877-894-HOME (4663); The United States Department of Housing and Urb a n D e v e l o p m e n t Te l e p h o n e : 8 8 8 - 9 9 5 - H O P E ( 4 6 7 3 ) W e b s i t e : h t t p : / / w w w. h u d g o v / o f f i c e r s / h s g / s f h / h c c / h c s . c f m ? w e b L i s t A c tion=search&searchstate=WA The statewide civil IegaI aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attomeys. Telephone: 1800-606-4819 Website: SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-573-1965 Dated: 8/19/2013 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Trustee 135 Main Street, Suite 1900 San Francisco, CA 94105 Phone No: 415-247-2450 John Catching, Authorized Signature P1058044 12/9, 12/30/2013 Pub: Dec. 9, 30, 2013 Legal No. 529939


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San Francisco 63° | 46°

Chicago 20° | 8°

Denver 50° | 27°

Los Angeles 73° | 47°

Atlanta 50° | 39°


Miami 80° | 70°


Seattle 44° | 39° Olympia 47° | 35°

Jan 23

Jan 1

Jan 7

Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow Moonrise tomorrow Moonset today

Spokane 34° | 24°

Tacoma 46° | 37° Yakima 39° | 27°

Astoria 48° | 37° © 2013

TODAY High Tide Ht Low Tide Ht 9:55 a.m. 10.1’ 3:55 a.m. 3.6’ 11:29 a.m. 7.7’ 5:04 p.m. -1.0’

TOMORROW High Tide Ht Low Tide Ht 4:52 a.m. 3.4’ 10:46 a.m. 10.4’ 5:52 p.m. -1.6’

2:18 a.m. 6.7’ 11:16 a.m. 7.5’

6:17 a.m. 6.2’ 7:01 p.m. -2.0’

2:56 a.m. 7.2’ 12:07 p.m. 7.5’

7:14 a.m. 6.2’ 7:45 p.m. -2.4’

Port Townsend

3:55 a.m. 8.3’ 12:53 p.m. 9.2’

7:30 a.m. 6.9’ 8:14 p.m. -2.2’

4:33 a.m. 8.9’ 1:44 p.m. 9.2’

8:27 a.m. 6.9’ 8:58 p.m. -2.7’

Dungeness Bay*

3:01 a.m. 7.5’ 11:59 a.m. 8.3’

6:52 a.m. 6.2’ 7:36 p.m. -2.0’

3:39 a.m. 8.0’ 12:50 p.m. 8.3’

7:49 a.m. 6.2’ 8:20 p.m. -2.4’

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

4:29 p.m. 8:04 a.m. 6:59 a.m. 3:11 p.m.


Burlington, Vt. 35 Casper 35 Lo Prc Otlk Charleston, S.C. 65 Albany, N.Y. 23 Rain Charleston, W.Va. 54 Albuquerque 32 PCldy Charlotte, N.C. 55 Amarillo 23 Clr Cheyenne 46 Anchorage 19 Cldy Chicago 50 Asheville 37 .99 Rain Cincinnati 51 Atlanta 39 1.61 Rain Cleveland 54 Atlantic City 40 Rain Columbia, S.C. 57 Austin 34 Cldy Columbus, Ohio 52 Baltimore 41 .10 Rain Concord, N.H. 43 Billings 12 Clr Dallas-Ft Worth 60 Birmingham 42 1.41 Cldy Dayton 53 Bismarck -7 Clr Denver 59 Boise 17 Clr Des Moines 51 Boston 33 Rain Detroit 47 Brownsville 47 .01 Cldy Duluth 30 Buffalo 34 Rain El Paso 57 Evansville 49 Fairbanks 3 WEDNESDAY Fargo 30 46 High Tide Ht Low Tide Ht Flagstaff Grand Rapids 46 12:17 a.m. 8.2’ 5:47 a.m. 3.0’ Great Falls 18 11:39 a.m. 10.5’ 6:38 p.m. -1.9’ Greensboro, N.C. 55 Hartford Spgfld 49 20 3:32 a.m. 7.5’ 8:10 a.m. 5.9’ Helena 83 1:05 p.m. 7.3’ 8:32 p.m. -2.4’ Honolulu Houston 60 Indianapolis 53 5:09 a.m. 9.3’ 9:23 a.m. 6.6’ Jackson, Miss. 47 65 2:42 p.m. 9.0’ 9:45 p.m. -2.7’ Jacksonville Juneau 35 Kansas City 57 4:15 a.m. 8.4’ 8:45 a.m. 5.9’ Key West 81 1:48 p.m. 8.1’ 9:07 p.m. -2.4’ Las Vegas 60 Little Rock 50 Hi 46 46 58 24 46 46 55 61 58 34 45 33 36 48 61 40


“Frozen” (PG; animated) “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (PG-13) “Saving Mr. Banks” (PG-13) “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (PG) “Walking with Dinosaurs” (PG; animated)

■ Lincoln Theater, Port Angeles

(360-457-7997) “Anchorman 2” (PG-13) “Grudge Match” (PG-13) “47 Ronin” (PG-13)

■ The Rose Theatre, Port

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29 Snow Los Angeles -6 .14 PCldy Louisville 55 .07 Rain Lubbock 37 .53 Rain Memphis 42 1.21 Rain Miami Beach 12 Clr Midland-Odessa 35 Snow Milwaukee 38 .19 Rain Mpls-St Paul 42 Rain Nashville 45 1.41 Rain New Orleans 39 .06 Rain New York City 22 Rain Norfolk, Va. 38 Rain North Platte 38 .02 Rain Oklahoma City 12 .04 PCldy Omaha 12 Clr Orlando 36 Snow Pendleton -8 .01 Clr Philadelphia 44 Cldy Phoenix 39 .11 Cldy Pittsburgh 2 Clr Portland, Maine -13 .01 Clr Portland, Ore. 21 Clr Providence 38 Snow Raleigh-Durham 7 .01 Cldy Rapid City 41 .45 Rain Reno 27 Rain Richmond 16 .01 Cldy Sacramento 73 PCldy St Louis 37 PCldy St Petersburg 37 Cldy Salt Lake City 45 .82 Clr San Antonio 62 .02 Rain San Diego 32 .85 Snow San Francisco 16 Cldy San Juan, P.R. 76 PCldy Santa Fe 44 Clr St Ste Marie 36 Cldy Shreveport

Now Showing ■ Deer Park Cinema, Port Angeles (360-452-7176)

Warm Stationary

Jan 16


Victoria 45° | 39°

New York 39° | 38°

Detroit 21° | 16°

Washington D.C. 40° | 37°

El Paso 54° | 28° Houston 49° | 43°


The Lower 48:


Minneapolis 8° | -13°


47/38 46/38 Clouds hold Clouds keep sway over skies grip on region


Port Angeles


Pt. Cloudy



Washington TODAY

Strait of Juan de Fuca: Light wind becoming W 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog. Chance of rain. Tonight, S wind 10 kt rising to 20 kt. Wind waves to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.


Billings 36° | 28°


Brinnon 45/38


Seattle 44° | 39°

Cartography by Keith Thorpe / © Peninsula Daily News



Forecast highs for Monday, Dec. 30

*Rainfall reading taken in Nordland



National TODAY forecast Nation



73 52 54 49 80 59 42 47 46 51 55 59 59 60 58 77 43 56 67 51 37 45 50 59 46 49 62 70 61 75 29 58 67 63 86 46 33 55

47 39 28 40 76 38 31 5 40 48 46 42 5 35 6 70 18 39 44 39 20 34 27 43 2 22 43 32 39 70 12 43 50 42 76 29 9 33

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.78 .94 .03



.62 .18 .01

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Clr Rain Clr Cldy Cldy Cldy Snow Clr Rain Cldy Rain Rain PCldy Clr PCldy Rain Cldy Rain Clr Rain Rain Cldy Rain Rain Cldy Clr Rain Clr Snow Rain PCldy Cldy Clr Clr PCldy Cldy Snow Cldy

TEMPERATURE EXTREMES for the contiguous United States: ■ 85 at Punta Gorda, Fla. ■ -26 at Flag Island, Minn., Warroad, Minn. GLOSSARY of abbreviations used on this page: Clr clear, sunny; PCldy partly cloudy; Cldy cloudy; Sh showers; Ts thunderstorms; Prc precipitation; Otlk outlook; M data missing; Ht tidal height; YTD year to date; kt knots ft or ’ feet

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

44 42 79 58 66 58 57 54 48 56

-8 26 71 18 44 39 43 20 35 39


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________ Auckland Baghdad Beijing Berlin Brussels Cairo Calgary Guadalajara Hong Kong Jerusalem Johannesburg Kabul London Mexico City Montreal Moscow New Delhi Paris Rio de Janeiro Rome Sydney Tokyo Toronto Vancouver

Hi Lo Otlk 70 57 Clr 61 50 Cldy 47 24 Clr 39 32 Clr 45 41 Rain/Wind 65 49 PCldy 17 11 Snow 58 39 Sh 65 56 Clr 52 44 PCldy 70 56 Cldy 35 14 Snow 50 40 Rain/Wind 74 47 PCldy 14 -10 Snow 37 33 Cldy 67 47 PCldy 47 43 Rain 96 78 Ts 53 41 Sh 79 66 Clr 55 36 Clr 14 13 Snow 45 40 Sh

Briefly: State ■ The Starlight Room (21-and-

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Townsend (360-385-1089)

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“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (PG-13) “Philomena” (PG-13)

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Man, 2 kids critically hurt in crash AUBURN — A man and two children are in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after their car ran off the road in Auburn early Sunday and hit a tree in dense fog. Investigators told KING-TV the car was traveling 90 miles-per-hour when it ran off the road around 2:30 a.m., just east of the Muckleshoot Casino. Injured are the driver, a 6-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl.

Bremerton center BREMERTON — The state Auditor’s Office says a Bremerton conference center needs better oversight. The Kitsap Sun reported that the auditors determined some sales records were missing at the Conference Center at the Bremerton Haborside. Cash bar receipts weren’t all retained to ensure their accuracy, and more than $500 in reported sales weren’t deposited in the center’s bank account. The review said the city’s contract with Columbia Hospitality lacks requirements about how sales should be deposited. The Associated Press


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