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OlyCAP puts PT homes on market Sale of two buildings will keep local nonprofit going BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

Olympic Community Action Programs is selling two Port Townsend homes intended to house people with chronic mental illnesses. The move will ensure that the organization can remain financially stable and continue to serve low-income clients in Jefferson and Clallam counties, OlyCAP Director of Operations Geoff

Crump said Wednesday. “We are making sure the organization is financially sound across the board so we can continue to provide all our programs and services in the community,” said Crump, who will become OlyCAP’s executive director Tuesday. “Unfortunately, the priority right now is to make sure we stick around for years to come,” he said. “The goal is to serve as many folks as possible,” Crump added.

“The steps we are taking now will allow us to continue to do that for the next 50 years.” The board of directors that leads the n o n p r o f i t Crump organization voted to sell the three-bedroom house at 4608 Holcomb St., and a six-bedroom house at 1433 Sherman St. Each home is listed for sale for $220,000, Crump said. Crump said residents of the two homes have been moved into

more permanent housing and that the residences have been completely vacant since June. The decision to sell the properties was made a year ago, board chairman Rich Ciccarone said Wednesday. “It’s a healthy decision,” he said.

‘Under financial stress’ “OlyCAP has been under financial stress,” Ciccarone added. The organization has been facing funding cuts since 2007. OlyCAP is subletting portions of its facilities in Port Townsend and Port Angeles, Ciccarone said. “If we did nothing and stood idly by, we’d be having severe

issues,” he said. “We are just so focused on the finances of the organization. “It needs to get healthy, and we are getting there slowly and surely.” Staffing the residences on a non-full-time basis had cost at least $40,000 a year, Crump said, not counting maintenance costs. The expense of maintaining the properties “significantly increases” when dealing with people who do not have “ultimate responsibility” for the property, Crump said. The properties “jeopardize the financial health of OlyCAP,” Crump said. TURN

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Art park vandalism lighter than feared Many pushed-over pieces merely have to be righted BY JEREMY SCHWARTZ PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

PORT ANGELES — Volunteers surveying damage to about three dozen outdoor art installations at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center on Wednesday said that many were not actually broken during last week’s vandalism. The majority of damaged pieces had just been pushed off their bases, volunteers said, suggesting the highest repair costs might simply be in the labor and time it will take to replant the installations. “Which I think is good

news,” said center Executive Director Robin Anderson. “Maybe we can get some volunteers.” The vandalism reported last Thursday at Webster’s Woods — a 5-acre art park surrounding the center — damaged at least 35 outdoor art pieces, Anderson said. Police on Wednesday reported no new leads into the investigation of the vandalism at 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd. “So far, we haven’t heard from anybody,” said Port Angeles Police Officer John Nutter, who is in charge of the investi-

gation. The park has been closed to public access since the vandalism was discovered. Anderson said she is planning to have a firm damage assessment done and have the park reopened — even if repairs aren’t complete — by the end of January. “I’ve set that as a personal goal,” she said.

Assessing the damage Vicci Rudin, president of the center’s board, and her husband, Mel Rudin, were among a handful of people who spent about two hours Wednesday morning surveying the Webster’s Woods grounds and assessing the damage. TURN

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A firefighter from Clallam County Fire District No. 3 puts out a fire in the steeple at First Baptist Church of Sequim that broke out Tuesday evening. No one was hurt.

Christmas blaze ignites steeple Electrical short in cross blamed PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

SEQUIM — Fire officials are citing a faulty neon light socket as the cause of a Christmas Day fire that damaged the First Baptist Church of Sequim’s 12-foot steeple and prompted the steeple’s removal Wednesday. Alan Johnson, a member of the church’s building and grounds committee, confirmed the fire crew’s assessment, saying that a small neon cross affixed to the steeple was the source of the electrical short.

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Church maintenance crew members took down the entire steeple on Wednesday morning after firefighters had taken 3 to 4 feet off the top after the Tuesday fire. Fire crews from Clallam County Fire District No. 3 were told at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday of a reported chimney fire, but they later learned from 9-1-1 dispatch that the fire was in fact the church at 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, said Patrick Young, spokesperson for the Sequim Fire Department.

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The first crews on the scene discovered that the fire was contained to the steeple of the church, which was not occupied at the time, Young said. After the fire was extinguished with no injuries, crews removed the top portion of the steeple for safety reasons and installed a piece of plywood over the hole to keep wind and rain from getting into the church, Young said. The scene was cleared by 7:15 p.m., Young said. Johnson said that he and church volunteers spent several hours Wednesday tearing down the remainder of the steeple, which — being atop a roughly 15-foot church structure — stood about 27 feet from the ground. The church has no plans to rebuild the steeple, he said. “It was a non-functioning steeple,” Johnson said, saying it had no bells and had no stairway up to it. The steeple and the original church were built in the 1980s, according to Johnson. The church sustained no fire, water or smoke damage, he said. Young lauded a passer-by who phoned 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers about the fire, saying that the call probably prevented the fire from spreading. TURN

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Actor wants to purchase Tully’s Coffee ACTOR PATRICK DEMPSEY said he wants to rescue a coffee house chain and more than 500 jobs. The “Grey’s Anatomy” star said Wednesday he’s leading a group attempting to buy TulDempsey ly’s Coffee. The Seattle-based company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October. Dempsey said he’s excited about the chance to help hundreds of workers and give back to Seattle. The actor has a strong TV tie to the city: He plays Dr. Derek Shepherd on “Grey’s Anatomy,” the ABC drama set at fictional Seattle Grace Hospital. Tully’s has 47 companyrun stores in Washington and California, as well as five franchised stores and 58 licensed locations in the U.S. Any sale would have to be approved by a judge. A bankruptcy court hearing is set for Jan. 11 in Seattle.

Doctor Who stamps Good news, fans of the legendary sci-fi show “Doctor Who.” The 11 actors who have played the Doctor will now be on stamps. But bad news. They won’t be sold in the U.S., just in the U.K., though that likely won’t stop Stateside fans. “It’s 50 years since a strange old man stepped out of a police box in a

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Singers Chris Brown, left, and Rihanna attend an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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scrapyard down Totter’s Lane, and the most beloved and exciting television series in the universe began,” reads the Royal Mail’s website about the stamps, which will be available in March. There’s a stamp depicting each one of the 11 actors who have played the mysterious lead character, with the first two stamps, showing William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, in black-and-white. Curly-haired Tom Baker is perhaps the most associated with the role, since he played it the

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longest, from 1974 to 1981. The Doctors all will be first-class British postage stamps, but four villains from the show — the Daleks, the Ood, the Weeping Angels and the Cybermen — will be honored with second-class stamps. The villain stamps will be sold on a sheet also including a first-class stamp featuring the TARDIS, the Doctor’s time machine. The BBC show originally ran from 1963 to 1989 and was brought back in 2005. Matt Smith, the current star, took over the role in 2010.

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JOE KRIVAK, 77, a University of Maryland football coach from 1987 to 1991, has died. The school said he died Tuesday night. Mr. Krivak was quarterbacks coach for Bobby Ross in the 1980s, working with Boomer Esiason, Frank Reich and Stan Gelbaugh. After Ross left for Georgia Tech after the 1986 season, Mr. Krivak was promoted to head coach. Maryland went 20-34-2 under Mr. Krivak, who resigned after the 1991 season. His best year at Maryland was in 1990, when the Terrapins went 6-5-1 and tied Louisiana Tech in the Independence Bowl.

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Passings GERRY ANDERSON, 83, puppetry pioneer and British creator of the science fiction hit “Thunderbirds” TV show, has died. Mr. Anderson’s son, Jamie, said his father died peacefully in his sleep Wednesday at a nursing Mr. Anderson home near in 2005 Oxfordshire, England, after being diagnosed with mixed dementia two years ago. His condition had worsened dramatically over the past six months, his son said. Mr. Anderson’s television career launched in the 1950s. Once “Thunderbirds” aired in the 1960s, “Thunderbirds are go!” became a catchphrase for generations. It also introduced the use of “supermarionation” — a puppetry technique using thin wires to control marionettes — and made science fiction mainstream, accord-

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described by Clallam County Public Utility District ManAngeles Gravel and ager Elmer B. Titus. Supply Co. has won a con■ Peninsula College will tract from the Port Angeles City Commission for instal- start a license practical lation of protective railings nurse course, said state Employment Service repreon the south sidewalks of sentative Arnold Hirsekorn. the 2-year-old Eighth ■ A five-county survey Street bridges. seeking more use of timber The total cost is projects will be conducted $1,598.85. by their respective port Three bids, all totaling agencies, including Clalidentical sums, were opened by the city commis- lam’s Port of Port Angeles. Most of the effort will focus sioners earlier this week. on Columbia River ports The commissioners [and does not include Jefagreed that the contract should go to the local com- ferson or Grays Harbor counties]. pany rather than either of the two Seattle bidders — Charles R. Watts Co. and 1987 (25 years ago) Wickwire-Spencer Steel Co. George Yount, manager of the Port of Port 1962 (50 years ago) Townsend, announced his resignation but will conLocal improvements tinue in the position funded by the Kennedy administration’s Area Rede- through July 31 to give velopment Act for underem- commissioners seven months to find a successor. ployed counties were outYount was hired in 1980 lined for Port Angeles Chamfollowing the resignation of ber of Commerce members. George Randolph for Among the projects: health reasons. ■ A new water system The commissioners for Clallam Bay-Sekiu was

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received his resignation letter Christmas Eve, and it was announced after the holiday. They held an executive session with Yount on a “personnel matter” Dec. 16.

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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS THURSDAY, Dec. 27, the 362nd day of 2012. There are four days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 27, 1932, New York City’s Radio City Music Hall opened to the public in midtown Manhattan. On this date: ■ In 1512, King Ferdinand II issued the original Laws of Burgos, which were intended to regulate the treatment of indigenous people on Hispaniola by Spanish settlers. ■ In 1822, scientist Louis Pasteur was born in Dole, France. ■ In 1831, naturalist Charles Darwin set out on a round-the-

world voyage aboard the HMS Beagle. ■ In 1904, James Barrie’s play “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” opened at the Duke of York’s Theater in London. ■ In 1927, the musical play “Show Boat,” with music by Jerome Kern and libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II, opened at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. ■ In 1945, 28 nations signed an agreement creating the World Bank. ■ In 1947, the original version of the puppet character Howdy Doody made its TV debut on NBC’s “Puppet Playhouse.”

■ In 1968, Apollo 8 and its three astronauts made a safe, nighttime splashdown in the Pacific. ■ In 1970, the musical play “Hello, Dolly!” closed on Broadway after a run of 2,844 performances. ■ In 1985, American naturalist Dian Fossey, 53, who had studied gorillas in the wild in Rwanda, was found hacked to death. ■ Ten years ago: A defiant North Korea ordered U.N. nuclear inspectors to leave the country and said it would restart a laboratory capable of producing plutonium for nuclear weapons. But the U.N. nuclear watchdog said its inspec-

tors were “staying put” for the time being. ■ Five years ago: Opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated during a suicide bomb attack in Pakistan following a campaign rally. ■ One year ago: Tens of thousands of defiant Syrian protesters thronged the streets of Homs, calling for the execution of President Bashar Assad shortly after his army pulled its tanks back and allowed Arab League monitors in for the first time to the city at the heart of the anti-government uprising.


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A3 Briefly: Nation Obama cutting short holiday due to ‘cliff’ HONOLULU — With a yearend deadline looming before the economy goes over the so-called fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama cut short his traditional Christmas holiday in Hawaii, planning to leave for Washington on Wednesday evening. Obama was expected to arrive in Washington early today, the White House said late Tuesday. First lady Michelle Obama and the couple’s two daughters are scheduled to remain in Hawaii until Jan. 6. In the past, the president’s end-of-the-year holiday in his native state had stretched into the new year. The first family left Washington last Friday. Congress was expected to return to Washington today. Without action by Obama and Congress, automatic budget cuts and tax increases are set to begin in January, which many economists said could send the country back into recession. Lawmakers have expressed little but pessimism for the prospect of an agreement.

charged with conspiracy and hindering the apprehension or prosecution of those responsible for the death of Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marri- McDonough ott, her former co-worker at Target, in October. Judge John Coughlin set bail at $35,000. Four days after Marriott, 19, a University of New Hampshire sophomore from Westborough, Mass., was heard from, Seth Mazzaglia, 30, of Dover was charged with second-degree murder in her death. Prosecutors said he either strangled or suffocated Marriott.

Ex-president’s fever up

HOUSTON — A “stubborn” fever that kept former President George H.W. Bush, 88, in a hospital over Christmas has gotten worse, and doctors have put him on a liquids-only diet, his spokesman said Wednesday. “It’s an elevated fever, so it’s actually gone up in the last day or two,” Jim McGrath told The Associated Press. “It’s a stubborn fever that won’t go away.” Doctors are treating the fever N.H. woman arrested with Tylenol but haven’t nailed down a cause, McGrath said. DERRY, N.H. — A New Doctors also have put Bush Hampshire woman lied to inveson a liquid diet, though tigators about her involvement in the disappearance and death McGrath could not say why. But the cough that brought of a college student her boyfriend is accused of killing, pros- Bush to the hospital Nov. 23 has improved, McGrath said. ecutors said Wednesday. Kathryn McDonough, 19, is The Associated Press

Briefly: World Syrian official leaves hospital, another defects BEIRUT — Syria’s wounded interior minister rushed home from a Beirut hospital Wednesday for fear he would be arrested after some Lebanese called to put him on trial for his role in a 1986 crackdown by Syrian troops in Lebanon. In another blow to President Bashar Assad, his commander of military police defected. The defector, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Aziz Jassem al-Shallal, is one of the most senior members of Assad’s circle to join the opposition during the 21-month-old uprising. In a video aired on Al-Arabiya TV late Tuesday, he said the army has been turned into a gang to kill and destroy. Interior Minister Mohammed al-Shaar, wounded in a bombing of his ministry in Damascus, left a Beirut hospital before his treatment was finished and flew to Damascus on a private jet, officials at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport said. Al-Shaar was wounded Dec. 12 when a suicide bomber exploded his vehicle outside the Interior Ministry, killing five and wounding many.

Mandela goes home JOHANNESBURG — Former South African President Nelson Mandela was released Wednesday from the hospital after being treated for a lung

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infection and having gallstones removed, a government spokesman said. But the 94-year-old antiapartheid icon will continue to receive medical care at home. Mandela had been in the hospital since Dec. 8. In recent days, officials have said he was improving and in good spirits, but doctors have taken extraordinary care with his health because of his age. Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said Mandela will receive more medical care at his Johannesburg home until he fully recovers.

Egypt tourism takes hit CAIRO — At Egypt’s Pyramids, the desperation of vendors to sell can be a little frightening. Young men descend on any car with foreigners in it blocks from the more than 4,500-yearold Wonder of the World. They bang on car doors and hoods, some waving the sticks and whips they use for driving camels, demanding the tourists come to their shop Egypt’s touts have always been aggressive — but they’re more desperate than ever after nearly two years of devastation in the tourism industry, a pillar of the economy. December, traditionally the start of Egypt’s peak season, has brought new pain. Many foreigners stayed away because of televised scenes of protests on the streets of Cairo in the battle over a controversial constitution. The Associated Press

Huge blizzard kills 6; second front develops A foot and a half of snow dumped; storm heads east THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT — The first widespread snowstorm of the season weakened as it moved east Friday, but not before it dumped more than 1½ feet of snow in Michigan and made travel difficult in the Great Lakes region. A semitrailer went out of control on a bridge slick with snow, barreled down an embankment and struck a concrete barrier in Indiana, killing the driver.

School bus crashes In Michigan, a school bus carrying six children crashed into a tree that had fallen across a road in near white-out conditions. There were no injuries. The storm, part of a system that began in the Rockies earlier in the week, was blamed for

deaths in at ALSO . . . least five ■ Weather states. Snow woes cancel was forecast thousands Friday in of flights/B4 Pennsylvania, and the system was developing a second front with a mix of snow and rain in the New York City area and New Jersey. It was expected to “spin its way northward through New England and into Canada” into the weekend, National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Adam said. In Gaylord, Mich., where Adam is based, people were digging out of what he called “concrete snow” — precipitation that was heavy, wet and hard to handle. Adam said he had to snowblow for the second time in 12 hours and take a chain saw to a

downed tree on his street before he could get out for work Friday morning. The area recorded 19.6 inches of snow. “It’s a big wallop of winter weather,” Adam said. Utility crews worked to restore power in a half-dozen states, but thousands are without service after snow and strong winds pulled down lines. Some schools canceled classes a second day.

Hunkering down Charlene DeWitt said Friday afternoon that the lights were flickering at her home in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula, during high winds that followed about 18 inches of snow. She and husband, Marv, a retired state park ranger, had stocked up on provisions and planned to hunker down indoors. “We haven’t had this much snow in quite a while,” said DeWitt, a retired teacher. “It’s very slippery, wet snow. Not the nice, fluffy kind. ”

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WEBSTER, N.Y. — Services were set for the two volunteer firefighters slain by 62-year-old ex-convict William Spengler, as he set out on a quest to burn down his neighborhood just before sunrise on Christmas Eve. When firefighters arrived to stop him, he unleashed a torrent of bullets, shattering the windshield of the fire truck that volunteer firefighter and Spengler police Lt. Michael Chiapperini, 43, drove to the scene. Fellow firefighter Tomasz Kaczowka, 19, who worked as a 9-1-1 dispatcher, was killed as well. Calling hours will be held at

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Webster Schroeder High School on Friday and Saturday. A funeral service for Chiapperini was scheduled for noon Sunday at the high school. A funeral Mass for Kaczowka will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Stanislaus Church in Rochester. Police Chief Gerald Pickering said it was still unclear whether Spengler’s 67-year-old sister Cheryl, whose body is believed to have been recovered from the rubble, died before or during the fire.

Raging inferno “It was a raging inferno in there,” he said. As Pickering described it, the heavily armed Spengler took a position behind a small hill as four firefighters arrived after 5:30 a.m. to extinguish the fire. Several firefighters went beneath the truck to shield them-

selves as an off-duty police officer who came to the scene pulled his vehicle alongside the truck to try to shield them, authorities said. The first police officer who arrived chased and exchanged shots with Spengler, recounting it later over his police radio. “I could see the muzzle blasts comin’ at me. . . . I fired four shots at him. I thought he went down.” At another point, he said: “I don’t know if I hit him or not. He’s by a tree.” Pickering portrayed the officer as a hero who saved many lives. The audio posted on the website RadioReference.com also has someone reporting “firefighters are down” and saying “got to be rifle or shotgun — high-powered . . . semi or fully auto.” Of Spengler, Pickering said, “I’m not sure we’ll ever know what was going through his mind.”

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West: Beer sales helping rebuild Calif. monastery

Nation: More meth labs seen in cities, suburbs

Nation: Police union seeks help for Newtown officers

World: Russian lawmakers pass anti-U.S. adoption bill

MONKS IN THE Northern California town of Vina are rebuilding a 16th century Spanish monastery with help from an unlikely source: beer. In the 1930s, newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst imported the Trappist monastery, the Santa Maria de Ovila, stone by stone, for a mansion but gave the pieces to San Francisco. After the Abbey of New Clairvaux founder Father Thomas X. Davis began a campaign to restore the monastery, San Francisco agreed to turn over the stones to the abbey. The Chapter House is being rebuilt with the help of millions of dollars raised by the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in nearby Chico.

METHAMPHETAMINE LAB SEIZURES are on the rise in U.S. cities and suburbs, raising new concerns about a lethal drug that has been the scourge of rural America. The Associated Press found growing numbers of such seizures in St. Louis, Kansas City, Mo., Nashville, Tenn., and Evansville, Ind. “No question about it: There are more labs in the urban areas,” said Tom Farmer, coordinator of the Tennessee Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical Task Force. “I’m seeing car fires from meth in urban areas now, more people getting burned,” he said.

SOME OF THE police officers who responded to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., are so traumatized they haven’t been working. But they have to use sick time and may be at risk of going without a paycheck, a union official said Wednesday. Council 15 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees talked to the town’s insurer. It also is reaching out to lawmakers and the governor’s office with proposals to expand benefits for officers who witness horrific crime scenes. “Unfortunately for these officers, the statute doesn’t allow any benefits,” said Eric Brown, an attorney for the union.

DEFYING A STORM of domestic and international criticism, Russia moved toward finalizing a ban on Americans adopting Russian children, as Parliament’s upper house voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of a measure that President Vladimir Putin has indicated he will sign into law. The bill is seen as the Kremlin’s retaliation against an American law calling for sanctions against Russians deemed to be human rights violators. It comes as Putin takes an increasingly confrontational attitude toward the West, brushing aside concerns about a crackdown on dissent and democratic freedoms.


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Poulsbo man treated after fall into creek BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — A 72-year-old Poulsbo man who fell into a frigid creek at popular Rialto Beach on Christmas Day was treated for hypothermia at Forks Community Hospital and released Christmas night. Fred Springsteel’s fivehour ordeal began when he and a female companion were walking along the south side of Ellen Creek at Rialto Beach at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Olympic National Park spokeswoman Rainey McKenna said Wednesday. That’s when Springsteel slipped and fell into the water. He became submerged before swimming to the

north side of the creek. “He went under water completely,� McKenna said. Once out of the creek, Springsteel could not cross back to the south side, McKenna said. A person walking along the beach called 9-1-1 at 3:07 p.m. to report the incident to emergency dispatchers.

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“Responders from LaPush and Forks were able to successfully and safely cross him back over� Ellen Creek, McKenna said. “They walked him across and carried him.� Emergency personnel then carried Springsteel on a litter for about a mile to the Rialto Beach parking lot. That’s where Springsteel was picked up by a Forks Community Hospital ambulance at 5 p.m., McKenna said. Springsteel was released from the hospital at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday — just in time for Christmas dinner.

Responding were between seven and nine emergency personnel, including staff from the LaPush Police Department, Olympic National Park, the Coast Guard and the West ________ End detachment of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb Office. can be reached at 360-452-2345, The first unit arrived at ext. 5060, or at paul.gottlieb@ peninsuladailynews.com. 3:30 p.m.

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Abby and Tom Sanford of Port Angeles hang a banner commemorating the 90th anniversary of the opening of Jefferson Elementary School in Port Angeles. The school’s Parent-Teacher Organization purchased the banner and looks forward to celebrating after the school district’s winter break. “This is an exceptional milestone. Our school community is proud to celebrate 90 years of elementary education. Jefferson is a part of the fabric of the greater Port Angeles heritage and history,� Jefferson PTO President Carrie Sanford said.

SO, YOU GOT everything you wanted for Christmas, you ate too much and you overindulged. But wait, there’s more! The holiday season continues with more events through New Year’s Eve. More chances to hook up with friends, get a date, show that special someone (boy/girl friend, spouse, whomever) a great night out. For New Year’s Eve events and more, read on.

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would be performed Wednesday. Culp had an “unknown medical episode� Dec. 17, and authorities said he became combative, struggled with and bit officers. Culp was shocked with a Taser, put into a restraint chair and moved to a different isolation cell that allowed for closer observation.

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fines for overdue library books in the two public library systems as of Jan. 1. The Bellingham Herald reported library officials want to support early learning by getting library cards into youngsters’ hands. Parents have told library staff that fines make them reluctant to get library cards for their children. The change will affect card holders 17 and younger, who check out children and teen materials. The Associated Press


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Camp fees hiked

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Parks, Fair, and Facilities Department is planning to raise camping fees by $2 at SEQUIM — The annual Dungeness and Salt Creek sing-along of Handel’s recreation areas beginning “Messiah,� known here as Handel with Care, returns Tuesday, Jan. 1. Standard campsite fees to the Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake will rise to $19 for county residents and $22 for nonAve., on Friday. county residents. Everyone is invited to Salt Creek Recreation come and sing or listen to excerpts from the 271-year- Area also offers utility old oratorio, with Maestro sites, which will be $24 for Dewey Ehling and his County residents and $27 orchestra leading the way for noncounty residents. from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The reservation fee will Musical scores are proremain unchanged at $7 vided. per campsite. Admission to Handel When submitting reserwith Care is by donation to vations to camp at either of Sequim Community Aid, the parks for 2013, the new which provides help with overnight camping fee will rent and utility bills to need to be included. local residents in need. Other fees at the campAs in previous years, grounds will remain the patrons’ contributions will same as the 2012 rates. be doubled due to a matchRental fees at Camp ing grant from an anonyDavid Jr., a resident camp mous donor. on Lake Crescent, will also For information about be increasing in 2013. Sequim Community Aid, phone 360-681-3731. Peninsula Daily News

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Peninsula sees slight rise in unemployment BY ROB OLLIKAINEN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

Losses in trade, transportation and warehousing jobs fueled a rise in North Olympic Peninsula unemployment last month when state and national rates dropped, a regional economist said Wednesday. Clallam County shed 390 jobs as the unemployment rate rose from a revised 8.5 percent in October to a preliminary 9.1 percent in November, the state Employment Security Department reported. Jefferson County lost 80 jobs and saw its unemployment scale up from 8.2 to 8.7 percent over that span. The state unemploy-

ment rate dropped from 8.2 to 7.8 percent in November, while the national jobless rate went from 7.9 to 7.7 percent. That led Elizabeth Court, regional economist with the Employment Security Department, to say that the economy is showing positive momentum despite monthly “ups and downs.�

Pre-holiday buildup Court said most of the job losses on the Peninsula were “things related to the pre-holiday shopping buildup.� Clallam County gained 40 retail jobs as the holiday season ramped up but lost

90 jobs in transportation and warehousing and 50 in trade. “Sometimes before the holiday season we see a buildup in trade transportation and warehousing, then as stuff gets out to retailers it drops off,� Court said. The November unemployment rates in both counties were lower than they were in November 2011. Thirteen months ago, Clallam County’s jobless rate was 9.5 percent and Jefferson County’s was 9.0 percent. Clallam County’s labor force shrank from 28,550 in October to 28,290

last month. Jobless rates don’t account for those who have stopped looking for work. Jefferson County’s labor force remained flat at 11,940, with 1,030 job seekers and 10,910 employed. Whitman County in southeast Washington had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 5.2 percent in November. Lewis County in southwest Washington had the highest jobless rate at 11.5 percent.

________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5072, or at rollikainen@peninsula dailynews.com.

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“They handled it in magnificent style.� Dawn Germain, administrative assistant for First Baptist Church of Sequim, said Wednesday that the church’s normal services will not be affected by the steeple damage.

“Nice, early notification probably prevented some fire damage to the church,� Young said. Johnson praised the responding firefighters and said the steeple fire was extinguished about 15 min________ utes after crews arrived at the church. Reporter Jeremy Schwartz can “Those men and women be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. did a fantastic job,� Johnson 5074, or at jschwartz@peninsula dailynews.com. said.

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start of process CONTINUED FROM A1 arts center and Webster’s Woods. “The city cares a lot “Nothing is vandalproof,� Mel Rudin added. about this facility,� Rudin Anderson said the dam- said. age assessments will allow Rudin said she heard her to figure out exactly about the damage and saw which artists to call to ask if pictures via an email from they’re interested in taking Anderson soon after it hapon repair work, adding that pened but had not seen the she’ll make those calls once damage for herself until her the assessments are com- survey of the art park. plete. “It’s like something you “We’ve got a plan on how love has been violated,� we’re moving forward, and we’re at step one,� she said. Rudin said, describing her Anderson has also been feelings at first hearing in talks with officials from about the vandalism, “but the city, which owns the [the vandals] are not going center, about how the Parks to get away with it.� Anyone with informaand Recreation Department will be involved in repairing tion can phone the Port Angeles Police Department the pieces. at 360-452-4545 or North Insurance Olympic Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. The case Bob Coons, the city’s human resources director number is 2012-22470. Crime Stoppers, which and risk manager, said the accepts anonymous tips, city has blanket insurance coverage for all the city’s offers rewards of up to buildings and their con- $1,000 for information that tents with a $25,000 deduct- leads to arrests. ible, meaning repairs will ________ have to top $25,000 for the Reporter Jeremy Schwartz can insurance payments to kick be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. in. 5074, or at jschwartz@peninsula Coons said the city is dailynews.com. waiting on the damage assessments to send to the Washington Cities Insurance Authority, which manages insurance policies for multiple Washington cities, adding that it could take a few weeks after the assessments are sent for the city to hear back about coverage. In his 26 years working for the city, Coons said he has heard of a handful of Webster’s Wood pieces being vandalized, “but nothing to this extent.�

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OlyCAP: Cost exceeded benefits CONTINUED FROM A1 cut programs aimed at lowincome residents. In 2010, it discontinued The cost of running the two homes “far exceeds the a Jefferson County dental program that used portable benefits,� he said. “We do have the ability equipment to serve patients. In February 2011, Olyto provide a lot of other support services, potential CAP closed dental clinics housing and energy assis- for low-income residents in tance, things like that, that Port Angeles and Forks. The Port Angeles prowe will continue to provide,� he added. gram opened in 2006 and “Our skill set does not had 5,500 patient appointrest in providing services to ments in 2010 and 1,000 folks that require a mental emergency visits. health professional.� The two properties were

8,800 in 2011 OlyCAP served 8,800 low-income individuals in 2011, he said. Totals for 2010 and 2012 were not available Wednesday, Crump said. In recent years, the organization has shut down or

formerly owned by Jefferson Mental Health when OlyCAP began running them in 2002, he said. “OlyCAP made the decision to step in and help out and worked with the properties for the last 10 years,� Crump said.

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________ Any time the community loses affordable housing, “it Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb is a big hit,� he added. can be reached at 360-452-2345, The asking prices were ext. 5060, or at paul.gottlieb@ based on the average of peninsuladailynews.com.

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Music: New Year’s Eve events on N. Peninsula CONTINUED FROM A4 $15 couples. Snacks and no host bar. ■ New Year’s Eve at ■ At Dupuis Restauthe Old Mill Cafe, 721 rant, 256861 Highway 101, Bob and Dave play blues Carlsborg Road, again this year features the solo piano Friday and Saturday from stylings of John Erskine 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. ■ It’s All The Buzz Sequim and Blyn Wednesdays at the ■ On Friday, at the Sequim Senior Activity Oasis Bar and Grill, 301 Center, 921 East HamE. Washington St., the Old mond St., with Victor Sidekicks play oldies but hosting the open mic from goody country tunes at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. ■ On Friday at StyThe New Year’s Eve mies Bar and Grill at party starts at 8 p.m. with Cedars at Dungeness, MLR (moderately loud 1965 Woodcock Road, local rock) until after midnight. favorite Locos Only enterOn Wednesday, the New tain from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Year’s Eve party continues ■ On Friday, at Seven with Blue Hole Quintet at 7 Cedars Casino, Blyn, at 5:30 p.m. dance to the modern rock ■ New Year’s Eve the of Stripped from 9 p.m. to Old Sidekicks sponsor a 1 a.m. good ol’ time featuring On Saturday, the beat their good ol’ music at the goes on with the ’60s to Sequim Elks Club, 143 ’80s rock of Hitmen from Port Williams Road from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $10 single, On Sunday, swing and

sway to the “Pearl of the Peninsula,” the Stardust Big Band from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The New Year’s Eve bash features Idol Eyes, complete with party favors, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Motown, jazz, rock and blues at 7:30 p.m. $4 to $8 sliding scale cover. On Saturday, contemporary Seattle blues band, Boneyard Preachers, play blues, rock and roots at 8 p.m. $8 cover. On Sunday, join in or enjoy Rex Rice and the Port Hadlock Penultimate Sunday ■ For their New Year’s Jazz Jam at 6 p.m. $5 Eve treat, the Ajax Cafe, cover. 271 Water St., hosts Mick On New Year’s Eve, Jim and Barry playin’ and sinNyby and the F Street gin’ folk, country and clasBand play New Orleans sic rock from 6 p.m. to style rock, roots and 10 p.m. rhythm and blues from 8 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Phone Port Townsend for New Year’s Eve pack■ Tonight at the ages from $15 to $75. Upstage, 923 Washington On Tuesday, join in the St., George Rezendes fun, sharing, instruction of and Southbound play Ukeleles Unite at 5 p.m. Americana, roots and hillUkeleles will be provided. billy jazz acoustically at On Wednesday, Com7:30 p.m. $3 to $8 sliding passion Gorillas plays scale cover. world beat, Latin folk, dub and psychedelic music at On Friday, the Blue 7:30 p.m. $5 to $10 sliding Holiday band brings a scale cover. blues-oriented evening of

Death and Memorial Notice MARGARET SKROCH December 5, 1935 December 3, 2012 Margaret Skroch passed away December 3 at Olympic Medical Center. Margaret was born on December 5, 1935, in Longview, Washington, to Henry Schmaing and Alta Harrington. She was the youngest of eight children. She graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1954 and moved to California, where she married John Skroch Sr. in 1966. John Sr. served in the U.S. Navy, and while stationed on Oahu, Hawaii, he and Margaret started

Mrs. Skroch their family with the arrival of John Jr. The family was stationed throughout the country while John Sr.

served the Navy. In 1979, John Sr., Margaret and John Jr. moved back to Margaret’s hometown of Port Angeles. Margaret

started working for Coast Guard Exchange in the 1980s and continued working there until she retired. Margaret leaves behind her son, John, his wife, Jodi, and two grandsons, Fischer and Parker. A celebration of life has been scheduled from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2013, at the Port Angeles Senior Center and Community Center, 328 East Seventh Street. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a contribution to the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center in her name: 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MS JS-200, Seattle, WA 98109.

November 17, 1935 December 13, 2012 Captain James Allan Grau of Sequim passed away at Olympic Memorial Medical Center in Port Angeles at the age of 77. He was born to Walter August and Wanda Margaret (Trocki) Grau on November 17, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois. A native of Chicago, Jim attended Michigan State University, becoming a member of the service fraternity Beta Sigma Phi, the Spartan Guard Drill Team, and track and field coach under Biggie Munn. He graduated in June of 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications. Jim married his college sweetheart, a beautiful nursing student, Verona “Lee” Adams of Waterford, Michigan, on October 16, 1956. Upon completion of Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, he began his commission in the Naval Reserve. Reporting to the USS Pillsbury, Jim served as Chief Engineer on the North Atlantic Barrier for three years. He then reported to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, as Instructor of Naval Science. He remained a drilling reservist for two years while working as a State Farm Insurance adjuster in Marshall, Michigan. He then returned to active duty as Commanding Officer, Naval Reserve Center, Sheffield, Alabama. Moving to Hanover, Massachusetts, from 1966 to 1969, Jim served as Damage Control Assistant on the USS Wasp, operating in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. He then reported to Commandant, Thirteenth Naval District,

Mr. Grau Washington, D.C., serving as Director of Reserve Programs, where he was promoted to Commander in 1970. Jim was next assigned to the staff of Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Washington, D.C. During this tour he was responsible for the initiation of the coastal “Go Navy” cruises, the nationwide “Small Boat” cruises and Sales Management. This was followed by a tour as Commanding Officer, Navy Recruiting District, New York, which was named the top district in the Northeast in both Officer and Enlisted Recruiting for 1975. Assigned as Commanding Officer, Naval Reserve Center, Seattle, in June 1976, Jim then reported to the staff of Commander, Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region 22, where he served as Deputy Commander. He achieved the rank of Captain in July of 1978. Jim’s final tour of duty was as Commanding Officer of the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center in Portland, Oregon. He retired from the Navy in 1981. Awards: Navy Commendation Medal with two Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve

Medal (Second Award), Navy Expert Pistol Medal. Drawn to the natural beauty and mild climate of the Northwest, Jim and Lee built their retirement home in the foothills south of Sequim. Initially, Jim worked as an accountant for the Sequim Chevron and as a salesclerk for Pacific Mist Books. Then, drawing on strong organizational skills, he became director of the unemployment bureau, serving communities throughout the north Peninsula for three years. Soon after, as Director of the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Red Cross, he reorganized and improved the disaster response capabilities for Clallam and Jefferson counties. An active community member, Jim served on the Clallam County Council for four years. He enjoyed welcoming travelers as a volunteer at the Sequim Visitors Center, and was one of the nine original senior volunteers for the Sequim Valley Police Force. He enjoyed active memberships in both St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church of Port Angeles and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Sequim. He was president of the Military Officers Association, a Lions Club member, and a member of the Sequim Masonic Lodge, No. 213; a Lifetime Master Mason. Jim was an avid golfer, a cool-handed cribbage competitor, a voracious reader, a smooth square dancer and an occasional color consultant on Lee’s quilts. Wherever he lived, he joined local service clubs and attended local colleges, completing two years in seminary, a Master’s Degree in Education and an accounting degree. His hobbies were varied: antique car collecting, camping throughout the

Sprit Cafe, 218 Polk St., tonight from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. ■ Tonight, classical guitarist Trevor Hanson plays at Ichikawa Japanese Cuisine, 1208 Water St., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. ■ Every Monday, Trevor Hanson plays guitar at Alchemy, 842 Washington St., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ■ Steve Grandinetti plays and sings at the Northwest Maritime Center Cafe, Port Townsend, Thursdays and Friday from noon ‘til 2 p.m.

High Notes ■ I wish you all a safe, prosperous and Happy New Year! I can’t emphasize enough, as we close out the holiday season — please include a designated driver or other transportation in your holiday plans to make the season a happy and safe one.

________ John Nelson is a self-styled music lover and compulsive night owl who believes in “KLMA — Keep Live Music Alive” on the North Olympic Peninsula. His column, Live Music, appears every Thursday. Are you performing in or promoting a live music gig? Contact John by phoning 360-565-1139 or emailing news@peninsuladailynews.com (subject line: John Nelson). Also, check out “Nightlife,” a listing of entertainment at nightspots across the Peninsula, in Friday’s Peninsula Spotlight magazine.

Death Notices His obituary, with service information, will be March 22, 1929 — Dec. 23, 2012 published later. Glenn Roger Brown died Linde-Price Funeral of natural causes at his Port Service, Sequim, is in Angeles home. He was 83. charge of arrangements.

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Phone 360-385-2216 for info and reservations. ■ On Friday at Sirens Pub, 823 Water St., Kendl Winter performs some folk, bluegrass and country with a twangy guitar and foot-stompin’ rhythm at 10 p.m. $5 cover. On Saturday, a Port Townsend staple, the Crow Quill Nightowls play jug, jazz and string band music of the ’20s to ’30s at 10 p.m. $5 cover. New Year’s Eve finds Port Townsend’s classic rock super group, Aardvark, bringing the sounds of the ’70s with heavy riffs and solos at 10 p.m. $5 cover. ■ On Friday at the Uptown Pub and Grill, 1016 Lawrence St., Janna Marit will open for Simon Lynge who will play new and old tunes along with his favorite covers at 8 p.m. $5. ■ On Friday at the Undertown, 211 Taylor St., Dirty Beats plays electronic dance music at 10 p.m. $5 suggested. ■ At Castle Key Restaurant and Lounge, Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets, the Rickey Kelly Jazz Quartet provides the musical cheer for New Year’s Eve, from 8 p.m. to midnight. $10. ■ Steve Grandinetti plays guitar at the Owl

October 15, 1919 December 16, 2012 U.S., photography, folk guitar, boat restoration, scuba diving, bonsai and theological/spiritual philosophy. In retirement, he and Lee traveled overseas, meeting and trading stories with new people, learning about new places. They opened their home to the many friends they had made, and to travelers from Japan, the Philippines, Canada, Russia and the Ukraine. Throughout his life, he devoted his time and talents in service to others. Jim is survived by his wife, Lee Grau of Sequim; his daughter, Karen Grau Johnson and husband Kris Johnson of Orting, Washington; his son, Stephen A. Grau, SFC, USA (retired) and wife Beth Grau of Wakefield, Kansas; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Darell and Barbara Adams of Waterford, Michigan; and two grandchildren, Andrew James Chapman Johnson and Sarah Millet. Jim is preceded in death by his father, Walter Grau, and his mother, Wanda Trocki Grau. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382. Father Robert Rhoads will officiate over the service. Interment in the St. Luke’s Church Columbarium and a reception will immediately follow. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382, or to Dungeness Valley Lutherans Health and Wellness Clinic, 777 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382. Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements: www. sequimvalleychapel.com.

Port Angeles resident John Edward Rowlett, Jr. died of natural causes at the age of 93. He was born in Nacogdoches, Texas, to John Edward and Minnie Ethel (Campbell) Rowlett. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Nacogdoches and attended Stephen F. Austin Teachers College. He married Sara Eliza Rowlett on November 19, 1943, while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. After the war, his career was with the Voice of America radio, then a function of the U.S. State Department. He and Sara and their children lived in many foreign countries during his career. He and Sara retired to the Port Angeles area in 1974. Mr. Rowlett was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Port Angeles. He enjoyed traveling with Sara, bridge, crossword puzzles, reading, visiting family and working on his property. He is survived by his sons and daughters-inlaw, John and Vickie

Mr. Rowlett Rowlett, and Joe and Beverly Rowlett; daughters, Sara Ann Brondo and Sue Rowlett; seven grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Sara, and his grandson, Sam. A memorial service will take place Saturday, December 29, at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles, WA, 98362. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home is in charge. The family has requested that no flowers be given. Rather, memorial contributions can be made to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

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Vietnam fighting a war with itself From Hanoi, Vietnam IT HAS BEEN 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. “advisers” to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North, and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country’s unification under Communism. Today, Vietnam is fighting Cal a war with Thomas itself. A local TV program reminds a visitor of Chinese propaganda “operas” circa 1970. Performers — some wearing military garb with a backdrop of missiles and an American B-52 bomber going down in flames — commemorate the 1972 Christmas bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong ordered by President Richard Nixon. Banners and posters in the streets reinforce the government’s history lesson. Younger people, who substantially outnumber the old guard, seem mostly indifferent to these messages because few lived through the war.

An American official told me that just 4 percent of the population belongs to the Communist Party. While there are large pockets of poverty between and even within major cities like Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hanoi, prosperity is making inroads. The 1-year-old Da Nang airport is more modern than some U.S. airports. Luxury hotels, clothing stores and restaurants abound. Many locals wear stylish Western clothes and transport themselves on motorbikes and in cars. Twenty years ago, the primary mode of transportation was the bicycle. Vietnam eagerly wants to conclude a trade agreement with the United States known as TPP. Among other things, it would allow for more capital investment here and more Vietnamese goods to be sold in the United States. Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga told me that since normalization of relations in 1995, the U.S. has become the “eighth-biggest foreign investor in Vietnam,” totaling $10 billion. U.S. officials say human rights issues, including more religious freedom, are holding up Ameri-

Madam Nga Deputy foreign minister can approval of the new trade deal. I asked Madame Nga about this and the recent sentencing of three bloggers to between four and 12 years in prison for criticizing the government. She deflects the question by noting press criticism of government corruption (true), and claims people have freedom of speech so long as they do not cause “harm,” a word open to interpretation in a one-party state. Vietnam recently opened two new areas to exploration for the

Peninsula Voices adults, discovering art in As a longtime supporter trees, behind bushes and on and former board member, I the ground made the hard feel the need to comment on work worthwhile and added to everyone’s pride in Webthe recent vandalism at Port Angeles Fine Arts Cen- ster’s Woods and Art Park. This unbelievable disreter, our precious Art Park spect by some demented and its near demise. vandals will not tarnish my What an evil deed. memories. I am thinking of all the I sincerely hope that the summers when the grounds communities of the Olympic were filled with artists and Peninsula will take note and brimming with creativity. show their support for the Despite the stress of repair and replacement of this meeting/beating deadlines of completion of their instal- extraordinary art experience. Maja Cox, lations, everyone sported Sequim smiles, so upbeat and happy. The air above Beaver Medicare payment Hill seemed to be pink and Did you see that? Medicare radiant. is paying $900 for a $99.99 The annual openings of new artwork and the appre- back brace [PDN, Dec. 20]. This is what our elected ciation of the public, the officials are fighting over — excitement of children and

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bodies of American soldiers missing in action. Madame Nga said Vietnam has “actively worked with and supported the U.S. in finding the MIAs during the last 20 years,” but notes that on the Vietnamese side “about 3 million MIAs remain to be found.” She also said “there are more than 3 million Vietnamese known as victims of Agent Orange . . . while thousands of hectares of land are contaminated with dioxin.” She added her appreciation for money provided by Congress to help victims and clean land, but she said more is needed. As in many other one-party states, the Internet remains a powerful counterforce to managed information. The U.S. Embassy provides — and the government mostly allows — an information center where students and others can log onto iPads and search for information that is often counter to the government line. The old guard remains suspicious about American objectives, seeing economic and political liberalization as a strategy to achieve among the Vietnamese people what America failed to in pursuing their “hearts and minds” in the war. Professor Carlyle A. Thayer of

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the University of New South Wales, an expert on Vietnam, said recently: “Vietnam is motivated to keep the U.S. engaged in Southeast Asia, and the South China Sea in particular, as a balance to China,” which claims some territorial rights in conflict with Vietnam and is a formidable economic and military power on its northern border. Vietnam is in transition, and it is unrealistic to expect too much progress too quickly. Considering where it was when the U.S. left in 1975, the country appears to be inching in a positive direction. Those Americans who died here left behind the seeds of democracy, capitalism and a desire for prosperity and freedom. Whatever one’s view of that war, it can be said they did not die in vain.

________ Cal Thomas is a Fox TV network commentator and syndicated newspaper columnist. His column appears every Thursday. Thomas can be reached at tmseditors@tribune.com or by U.S. mail to Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, NY 14207.

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reduce the cost of back braces or increase the age for Medicare eligibility. Doesn’t it make more sense to have competitive bidding? A recent Institute of Medicine Report stated that there is at least 30 percent waste in our current health care system. Part of the waste is explained in that Medicare pays beyond the competitive market rate of products and services. So why doesn’t Congress fix it? Seems that industries object. Why wouldn’t they; it’s pretty nice to have a $700 profit on each brace. I say step up, Congress, and fix the waste before there is any discussion of decreasing benefits. Bertha D. Cooper, Sequim

Pull the global trigger on gun control WHILE THE FINAL funerals for the victims of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have been held, gun violence continues apace. Most notably is the ChristAmy mas Eve murGoodman der of two volunteer firefighters in rural Webster, N.Y., at the hands of an ex-convict who was armed, as was Newtown shooter Adam Lanza, with a Bushmaster .223 caliber AR-15 semiautomatic rifle. James Holmes, the alleged perpetrator of the massacre last July in Aurora, Colo., stands accused of using, among other weapons, a Smith & Wesson AR-15 with a 100-round drum in place of standard magazine clip. Standing stalwartly against any regulation of these weapons and high-capacity magazines, the National Rifle Association continues to block any gun-control laws whatsoever, and even trumpets its efforts to block the global Arms

Trade Treaty, slated for negotiations at the United Nations this March. On Christmas Eve, the same day as the attack in Webster, the U.N. General Assembly voted to move ahead with 10 days of negotiations on the Arms Trade Treaty, to start March 18. Recall, it was last July that the Obama administration said it “needed more time” to review the proposed treaty, effectively killing any hope of getting a treaty passed and sent back to member nations for ratification. This was just one week after the Aurora massacre and in the heat of a close presidential-election campaign. The NRA succeeded in helping to scuttle the global Arms Trade Treaty, delivering to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a letter opposing the treaty signed by 50 U.S. senators, including eight Democrats, and 130 members of the House of Representatives. The global treaty shouldn’t be controversial. By signing on, governments agree not to export weapons to countries that are under an arms embargo, or to export weapons

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that would facilitate “the commission of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes” or other violations of international humanitarian law. Exports of arms are banned if they will facilitate “gender-based violence or violence against children” or be used for “transnational organized crime.” The treaty deals with international exports of weapons and ammunition, not any nation’s internal, domestic laws that govern the sale or use of guns. Amnesty International last week called on the NRA to “immediately drop its campaign of distortions and lies about the pending United Nations’ global Arms Trade Treaty.” Amnesty USA’s Michelle Ringuette elaborated: “Every day, 1,500 people die in armed conflicts around the world — one person every minute. “These unregulated weapons are used to force tens of thousands of children into armed conflict and to rape women and girls in conflict zones. “More than 26 million people around the globe are forced from their homes, and their livelihoods destroyed, by armed conflict.

“The NRA must immediately stand down on its campaign to block a global arms trade treaty.” NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre rolled out his public response to the Newtown massacre one week after it happened, blaming the violence on “monsters” and everything from video games to hurricanes — but not allowing that guns and their ready availability in the U.S. might have something to do with it. At his press conference, LaPierre was twice dramatically interrupted by peace activists from the group Code Pink. The first banner, held by Tighe Barry, read: “NRA Killing Our Kids.” Barry held the banner in front of the podium, silently, as LaPierre tried to continue his speech. Barry was then pulled out. After LaPierre resumed his speech, Medea Benjamin rose, holding a banner reading “NRA: Blood on your hands,” after which she was hauled away. Two days later, on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” LaPierre denied that regulating semiautomatic weapons or high-capacity magazines would help stem the epidemic of mass shootings in this country.

The NRA exerts enormous influence over state and federal gun regulation. Andrew Feinstein, who wrote the book The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, told me: “I have not seen anywhere else in the world a gun lobby that has the same level of influence on its own government as the NRA does in the United States.” He went on: “The U.S. buys and sells almost as much weaponry as the rest of the world combined. So what happens in the U.S. is going to have enormous impact on the rest of the world.” From the hallways of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, to Afghanistan, to Somalia, the flood of U.S. weapons and ammunition fuels violence, death and injury. President Obama and Congress need to take action, now.

________ Amy Goodman hosts the radio and TV program “Democracy Now!” Her column appears every Thursday. Email Goodman at mail@ democracynow.org or in care of Democracy Now!, 207 W. 25th St., Floor 11, New York, NY 10001.

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YEAR END SALE P.E.O. Chapter IV member Joy Sheedy, left, presents a $2,500 Continuing Education award to Sarah Goff during the chapter’s recent Christmas luncheon.

P.E.O. gives $2,500 award to student PORT ANGELES — Sarah Goff has received a $2,500 Continuing Education award from Port Angeles-based Philanthropic Education Organization Chapter IV. P.E.O. member Joy Sheedy presented the award at the chapter’s recent Christmas luncheon. The grant is awarded to women who have gone to college after being out of school for at least two years. Goff will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in education in June from City University of Seattle.

She will complete a teaching internship at Five Acre School in Sequim.

College graduate ATCHISON, Kan. — Ean Henninger recently graduated summa cum laude from Benedictine College with a double major in English literature and Spanish literature. Henninger will return to the North Olympic Peninsula, where he will work and travel/volunteer abroad during a “gap year and a half” before departing for graduate school to obtain a master’s degree in library science and information services. He is the son of Ray and Ann Marie Henninger of Sequim. Peninsula Daily News

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Rivals to battle at Crush in the Slush Chimacum and PT set for Friday BY BRAD LABRIE PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

PORT TOWNSEND — The second act of the rivalry showdown between the Port Townsend and Chimacum boys and girls basketball teams will highlight the seventh annual Crush in the Slush tournament Friday and Saturday. Port Townsend hosts the 15-team prep tourney that also will feature two Australian all-star teams and two Class 4A boys state powerhouses. Other area teams participating in the popular tourney will be the Neah Bay boys and the Sequim girls. The tourney has an odd number of teams because the Wenatchee Panthers will be taking the place of the Neah Bay Red Devils on the second day of the boys bracket. The Red Devils are playing Friday only. All Jefferson County eyes, though, will be on the rematch between archrivals Chimacum and Port Townsend in Friday’s firstround games. The two schools went at it in round one of their 2012-2013 rivalry last weekend in two barn-burning defensive gems. The Port Townsend girls, 6-3 overall and 4-3 in the Olympic League, shaded Chimacum 42-41 in a game that went down to the wire Dec. 20.

Oh, so close The Cowboys, 0-7 overall and 0-5 in the Nisqually League, came close to their first win of the season. Chimacum will try again to get in the win column against its rival and spoil the Redskins’ opening Crush in the Slush game Friday at 4 p.m. The boys’ first rivalry game was almost as close as

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Derek Ajax of Chimacum, left, gets into the face of Port Townsend’s Paul Spaltenstein during round one of their cross-town rivalry played in Chimacum on Dec. 20. The teams play round two in Port Townsend on Friday night. the girls as Chimacum hung on to beat Port Townsend 46-42 on Dec. 20. The Redskins, 2-7 overall and 1-6 in the Olympic League, will try to turn the tables against the Cowboys, 2-5 overall and 0-5 in the Nisqually League, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. “It will be another good game, I’m hoping,” Chimacum coach Jim Eldridge said. Both teams will be a little short-handed with some players out of town for the holidays. Chimacum, which beat

Port Townsend two times last year, will be missing starting forward Riley Downs, who pulled down 10 rebounds and had six points against the Redskins last week, and backup post Seth Ham. The Redskins will be missing starting post Skyler Coppenrath. “We have some guys who can fill in for Skyler, they just need to step it up,” Port Townsend coach Tom Webster said. TURN

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mostly dry in Port Angeles and Sequim a day ago, as mush as .79 of an inch fell on STEELHEAD FISHING IS going the West End, Menkal said. strong right now with the new year just That’s why Menkal always tells anglers ahead, some blackmouth salmon are being to check river levels on the Internet before caught in the saltwater but don’t forget heading out to fish. about the crabs, whose season ends in just Go to http://tinyurl.com/7tyb9on to a few days. check those water levels in Washington Crab season concludes at the end of the streams. month, which also is the end of the year, And once you get to the rivers, expect of course, on Monday. some pretty good fishing. “People are getting a few crabs,” Brian “A few people have gotten steelhead on Menkal of Brian’s Sporting Goods and the Dungeness, which is pretty rare,” More (360-683-1950) in Sequim, said. Menkal said. “The season goes until the end of the “And they have been getting nice month, and it doesn’t open again, I think, tweeners — 13- to 15- and 17- [pounds] — until July 1, so it is last call, you know.” on the Bogachiel. They are all hatchery Time is running out if you want fresh fish but they are seeing some nice fish.” crab on the dinner table. And seafood It’s still blackmouth season in the saltright now would be a welcome change water but not a lot of anglers have been from all that turkey and ham. The hottest thing going on right now is going out because of wind and because it’s the holidays, according to Menkal. steelhead fishing in the West End rivers. “People have been getting a few fish Anglers, though, need to keep their but the wind has been a factor,” he said. eyes to the sky (and on the Internet) this time of year to know what the water levFishing course at college els are in the rivers. And don’t let the weather on the east Ron Link will again be teaching fishing end of Clallam County, in the Port Angeles classes for Peninsula College, starting and Sequim area, fool you if you plan to next month. go fishing out west. The classes are titled River Fishing It’s always wetter on the West End, and Fly Fishing. Menkal said. River Fishing will be a tour of the fishAfter all, the Forks area is in an official able waters of the Sol Duc River and will rainforest while parts of Port Angeles and cover the best techniques. Sequim are in the rainshadow. While it was somewhat cloudy but TURN TO OUTDOORS/B3


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Noon (26) ESPN Football NCAA, San Jose State vs. Bowling Green, Military Bowl, Site: RFK Stadium Washington, D.C. (Live) Noon (47) GOLF WGCHSBC, Champions Final Round - Shenzhen, China 3:30 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Cincinnati vs. Duke, Belk Bowl, Site: Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, N.C. (Live) 3:30 p.m. (47) GOLF PGA, Tour Championship, Final Round, Site: East Lake Golf Club - Atlanta 5 p.m. (31) TNT Basketball NBA, Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Site: Chesapeake Energy Arena - Oklahoma City, Okla. (Live) 6 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Basketball NCAA, New Mexico at Cincinnati (Live) 6:45 p.m. (26) ESPN Football NCAA, Baylor vs. UCLA, Holiday Bowl, Site: Qualcomm Stadium - San Diego (Live) 7:30 p.m. (31) TNT Basketball NBA, Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Clippers, Site: Staples Center - Los Angeles (Live)

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Today Boys Basketball: Port Angeles at Centralia, 5 p.m.; Forks vs. Taholah at North Beach Invitational in Ocean Shores, 1 p.m.

Friday Boys Basketball: Port Townsend vs. Chimacum at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 7:30 p.m.; Neah Bay vs. Aussie Travelers at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 10:45 a.m.; Clallam Bay at Quilcene, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Port Townsend vs. Chimacum at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 4 p.m.; Sequim vs. Mornington Breakers of Australia at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 9 a.m.; BurlingtonEdison at Port Angeles, 3 p.m.; Clallam Bay at Quilcene, 5:30 p.m.; Forks at North Beach Invitational in Ocean Shores, TBA. Wrestling: Forks at Vashon Island Invitational, 9:30 a.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College vs. Yakima Valley at Clackamas Holiday Tournament in Oregon City, Ore., 3 p.m.

Saturday Boys Basketball: Port Townsend vs. Aussie Travelers at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 7:30 p.m.; Chimacum vs. SedroWoolley at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 10:45 a.m.; Crescent at Mount Rainier Lutheran, 5:30 p.m.; Port Angeles at Black Hills, 6:15 p.m. Girls Basketball: Port Townsend vs. Mornington Breakers of Australia at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 5:45 p.m.; Sequim vs. North Mason at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 12:30 p.m.; Chimacum vs. Seattle Academy at Port Townsend’s Crush in the Slush Tournament, 9 a.m.; Port Angeles at W.F. West, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Sequim and Port Townsend at North Mason Invitational, 10 a.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Clackamas Holiday Tournament in Oregon City, Ore., TBA.

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Arizona State head coach Todd Graham speaks during a news conference Wednesday ahead of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA football game in San Francisco. Arizona State will face Navy in the bowl Saturday. The game starts at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.

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2012 Bowl Games Gildan New Mexico Bowl Dec. 15 Arizona 49, Nevada 48 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Dec. 15 Utah State 41, Toledo 15 Poinsettia Bowl Dec. 20 BYU 23, San Diego State 6 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl Dec. 21 UCF 38, Ball State 17 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Saturday Louisiana-Lafayette 43, East Carolina 34 MAACO Bowl Las Vegas Bowl Saturday (19) Boise State 28, Washington 26 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Monday SMU 43, Fresno State 10 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Wednesday, late Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan (Played in Detroit) Military Bowl Today, Noon, ESPN San Jose State vs. Bowling Green (Played in Washington, D.C.) Belk Bowl Today, 3:30 p.m., ESPN Cincinnati vs. Duke (Played in Charlotte, NC) Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Today, 6:45 p.m., ESPN Baylor vs. (17) UCLA (Played in San Diego) AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Friday, 11 a.m., ESPN Ohio vs. Louisiana-Monroe (Played in Shreveport, LA) Russell Athletic Bowl Friday, 2:30 p.m., ESPN Rutgers vs. Virginia Tech (Played in Orlando, FL) Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Friday, 6 p.m., ESPN Minnesota vs. Texas Tech (Played in Houston) Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Sat., Dec. 29, 8:45 a.m., ESPN Rice vs. Air Force (Played in Fort Worth, TX) New Era Pinstripe Bowl Sat., Dec. 29, 12:15, ESPN West Virginia vs. Syracuse (Played in Bronx, NY) Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Sat., Dec. 29, 1 p.m., ESPN2 Navy vs. Arizona State (Played in San Francisco) Valero Alamo Bowl Sat., Dec. 29, 3:45 p.m., ESPN (23) Texas vs. (13) Oregon State (Played in San Antonio, TX) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Sat., Dec. 29, 7:15 p.m., ESPN TCU vs. Michigan State (Played in Tempe, AZ) Music City Bowl Mon., Dec. 31, 9 a.m., ESPN NC State vs. Vanderbilt (Played in Nashville, TN) Hyundai Sun Bowl Mon., Dec. 31, 11 a.m., CBS USC vs. Georgia Tech (Played in El Paso, TX) AutoZone Liberty Bowl Mon., Dec. 31, 12:30 p.m., ESPN Iowa State vs. Tulsa (Played in Memphis, TN) Chick-fil-A Bowl Mon., Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m., ESPN (8) LSU vs. (14) Clemson (Played in Atlanta) TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl Tue., Jan. 1, 9 a.m., ESPN2 Mississippi State vs. (20) Northwestern (Played in Jacksonville, FL)

Heart of Dallas Bowl Tue., Jan. 1, 9 a.m., ESPNU Purdue vs. Oklahoma State (Played in Dallas) Outback Bowl Tue., Jan. 1, 10 a.m., ESPN (10) South Carolina vs. (18) Michigan (Played in Tampa, FL) Capital One Bowl Tue., Jan. 1, 10 a.m., ABC (7) Georgia vs. (16) Nebraska (Played in Orlando, FL) Rose Bowl Tue., Jan. 1, 2 p.m., ESPN Wisconsin vs. (6) Stanford (Played in Pasadena, CA) Discover Orange Bowl Tue., Jan. 1, 5:30 p.m., ESPN (15) Northern Illinois vs. (12) Florida State (Played in Miami) Allstate Sugar Bowl Wed., Jan. 2, 5:30 p.m., ESPN (21) Louisville vs. (3) Florida (Played in New Orleans) Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Thur., Jan. 3, 5:30 p.m., ESPN (4) Oregon vs. (5) Kansas State (Played in Glendale, AZ) AT&T Cotton Bowl Fri., Jan. 4, 5 p.m., FOX (9) Texas A&M vs. (11) Oklahoma (Played in Arlington, TX) BBVA Compass Bowl Sat., Jan. 5, 10 a.m., ESPN Pittsburgh vs. Ole Miss (Played in Birmingham, AL) GoDaddy.com Bowl Sun., Jan. 6, 6 p.m. ESPN Kent State vs. Arkansas State (Played in Mobile, AL) BCS National Championship Mon., Jan. 7, 5:30 p.m., ESPN (1) Notre Dame vs. (2) Alabama (Played in Miami)

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Saturday’s Game Atlanta 31, Detroit 18 Sunday’s Games Green Bay 55, Tennessee 7 Indianapolis 20, Kansas City 13 New Orleans 34, Dallas 31, OT Minnesota 23, Houston 6 Carolina 17, Oakland 6 Miami 24, Buffalo 10 Cincinnati 13, Pittsburgh 10 New England 23, Jacksonville 16 Washington 27, Philadelphia 20 St. Louis 28, Tampa Bay 13 San Diego 27, N.Y. Jets 17 Denver 34, Cleveland 12 Chicago 28, Arizona 13 Baltimore 33, N.Y. Giants 14 Seattle 42, San Francisco 13 Sunday Jacksonville at Tennessee, 10 a.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 10 a.m. N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 10 a.m. Baltimore at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m. Houston at Indianapolis, 10 a.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m. Chicago at Detroit, 10 a.m. Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 10 a.m. Oakland at San Diego, 1:25 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 1:25 p.m. St. Louis at Seattle, 1:25 p.m. Kansas City at Denver, 1:25 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 1:25 p.m. Miami at New England, 1:25 p.m. Dallas at Washington, 5:20 p.m. End of regular season

College Basketball Men’s AP Top 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 23, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Duke (63) 11-0 1,623 1 2. Michigan (2) 12-0 1,551 2 3. Arizona 11-0 1,463 4 4. Louisville 11-1 1,422 5 5. Indiana 11-1 1,383 6 6. Kansas 10-1 1,309 9 7. Missouri 10-1 1,157 12 8. Cincinnati 12-0 1,144 11 9. Syracuse 10-1 1,140 3 10. Ohio St. 9-2 965 7 11. Minnesota 12-1 878 13 12. Illinois 12-1 875 10 13. Gonzaga 11-1 824 14 14. Florida 8-2 772 8

Golden State at Utah, late. Sacramento at Portland, late. Today’s Games Dallas at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Boston at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m.

15. Georgetown 10-1 674 15 16. Creighton 11-1 589 17 17. San Diego St. 11-1 557 18 18. Butler 9-2 512 19 19. Michigan St. 11-2 416 20 20. UNLV 11-1 382 21 21. Notre Dame 12-1 337 22 22. Oklahoma St. 10-1 318 24 23. NC State 9-2 264 25 24. Pittsburgh 12-1 189 — 25. Kansas St. 9-2 152 — Others receiving votes: New Mexico 66, Kentucky 37, Temple 36, Wyoming 28, North Carolina 16, VCU 16, Wichita St. 11, Maryland 7, Oregon 6, UConn 6.

American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded RHP Mark Melancon, RHP Stolmy Pimentel, INF Ivan De Jesus and 1B/OF Jerry Sands to Pittsburgh for RHP Joel Hanrahan and INF Brock Holt. Agreed to terms with SS Stephen Drew on a one-year contract. SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with OF Raul Ibanez on a one-year contract. Designated RHP D.J. Mitchell for assignment. TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C A.J. Pierzynski on a one-year contract. American Association AMARILLO SOX — Released C Jonathan Cisnenos.

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MIAMI HEAT — Assigned C Dexter Pittman to Sioux Falls (NBADL).

Basketball National Basketball Association WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 21 8 .724 Memphis 18 7 .720 Houston 15 12 .550 Dallas 12 16 .429 New Orleans 5 22 .185 Northwest Division W L Pct Oklahoma City 21 6 .778 Denver 15 14 .522 Minnesota 13 12 .520 Utah 15 14 .517 Portland 13 13 .500 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Clippers 22 6 .785 Golden State 18 10 .643 L.A. Lakers 14 14 .500 Phoenix 11 17 .393 Sacramento 9 18 .333 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct New York 20 8 .714 Brooklyn 14 13 .519 Boston 14 13 .519 Philadelphia 13 15 .464 Toronto 9 19 .321 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 19 6 .760 Atlanta 16 9 .640 Orlando 12 15 .444 Charlotte 7 20 .259 Washington 3 22 .120 Central Division W L Pct Indiana 16 12 .571 Chicago 15 12 .550 Milwaukee 14 12 .538 Detroit 9 21 .300 Cleveland 6 23 .207 Monday’s Games No games scheduled Tuesday’s Games Boston 93, Brooklyn 76 L.A. Lakers 100, New York 94 Miami 103, Oklahoma City 97 Houston 120, Chicago 97 L.A. Clippers 112, Denver 100 Wednesday’s Games Miami at Charlotte, late. Chicago at Indiana, late. New Orleans at Orlando, late. Cleveland at Washington, late. Detroit at Atlanta, late. Houston at Minnesota, late. Philadelphia at Memphis, late. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, late. Toronto at San Antonio, late. L.A. Lakers at Denver, late. New York at Phoenix, late.

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FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS — Released OT J.B. Shugarts from the practice squad. Signed TE Derek Buttles to the practice squad. CHICAGO BEARS — Signed S Troy Nolan. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed S Usama Young on injured reserve. Signed QB Josh Johnson. Signed DB Jordan Mabin to the practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed TE Chase Ford to the practice squad. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed WR Kamar Aiken, RB James Develin and DB Cyhl Quarles to the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed TE Travis Beckum on injured reserve. Signed DB Terrence Frederick from the practice squad and CB Brandon Bing to the practice squad. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Placed QB Nick Foles on injured reserve. Signed DT Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. Signed LB Marcus Dowtin to the practice squad. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed TE Heath Miller, CB Ike Taylor and RB Baron Batch on injured reserve. Signed S Da’Mon CromartieSmith and LB Marshall McFadden from the practice squad and FB Jamie McCoy from San Diego’s practice squad. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Placed DT Aubrayo Franklin and S Brandon Taylor on injured reserve. Signed S Sean Cattouse and CB Greg Gatson from the practice squad and CB Arthur Hobbs and TE Anthony Miller to the practice squad. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released LB Alex Hoffman-Ellis from the practice squad. Signed DT Lamar Divens and S Curtis Taylor to the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released DE Monte Taylor from the practice squad. TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed LB Mike Mohamed on the practice squad injured list. Signed RB Alvester Alexander to the practice squad.

HOCKEY American Hockey League ALBANY DEVILS — Recalled C Phil DeSimone from Trenton (ECHL). CONNECTICUT WHALE — Called up G Jason Missiaen from Greenville (ECHL). Released G Bryan Hince from his professional tryout contract and returned him to Greenville.

SOFTBALL ASA/USA SOFTBALL — Announced the retirement of executive director Ron Radigonda, effective at the end of 2013.


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M’s officially announce Ibanez deal Seattle last week added power-hitting Kendrys Morales in a trade that sent left-hander Jason Vargas to the Los Angeles Angels.

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SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners officially announced their $2.75 million, one-year deal with outfielder Raul Ibanez on Wednesday, returning the veteran to where he began his major league career in 1996. Seattle confirmed an agreement with Ibanez over the weekend but needed to clear a roster spot before making the transaction official. That took place when the Mariners designated for assignment right-handed pitcher D.J. Mitchell, opening a spot on the 40-man roster. Mitchell was acquired from the New York Yankees in the trade last July for Ichiro. The deal allows Ibanez to earn an additional $1.25 million in performance bonuses. This will be his third stint with the Mariners, after rejoining them from 2004-08. “Raul is the ultimate professional both on and off the field,” Seattle manager Eric Wedge said in a statement. “His veteran presence will be invaluable to our younger group of players.” Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik has said the team wanted to add veteran leadership in the offseason. The 40-year-old Ibanez hit .240 with 19 homers and 62 RBIs in 384 at-bats for the Yankees last season. Including the playoffs, Ibanez hit five home runs that tied the score for the

Jaso expendable?

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Raul Ibanez, mobbed by teammates after hitting a game-winning home run for the New York Yankees in the playoffs last October, has rejoined Seattle for the third time. Yankees and eight that put New York ahead, according to STATS. He homered twice after entering as a pinch hitter on Sept. 22 in a 10-9, 14-inning win over Oakland. And with New York fighting for the AL East title, he delivered a tying, pinch-hit homer against

Boston in the ninth Oct. 2 He pinch-hit for Alex and then singled in the win- Rodriguez in the ninth ning run in the 12th. inning and hit a tying home run, then hit a winning shot More firsts in the 12th. Three days later, his twoThen in Game 3 of the run homer in a four-run division series against Balninth inning tied the AL timore, he became the first player in major league his- championship series opener tory to homer twice in a against Detroit, a game the postseason game he didn’t Yankees lost 6-4 in 12 innings as the Tigers start.

started their way to a fourgame sweep. Whether there’s another season of production left in Ibanez’s bat is uncertain. He’ll be joining the worst offensive team in baseball, which has tried to make incremental upgrades during the offseason but has been unable to make a huge splash.

Former Yankees prospect Jesus Montero started 77 games at designated hitter last season for the Mariners and 55 behind the plate, so Ibanez’s acquisition by the Mariners could make catcher John Jaso expendable. Jaso made 39 starts behind the plate and 44 at DH. The Mariners also signed former Mets slugger Jason Bay to a one-year deal in the hope that he could restart a career that fell off in New York. But there remain questions about whether any of the three can make a significant difference to Seattle’s scuffling offense. “In Raul, we have a player and person with outstanding leadership skills who has participated in postseason play the last several years,” Zduriencik said. “We will give Raul the opportunity to come in and compete and add an additional veteran presence to this ball club.” In 17 major league seasons that also included time with Kansas City (2001-03) and Philadelphia (2009-11), Ibanez has a .278 career average with 271 home runs and 1,116 RBIs.

Unger, Okung voted Pro Bowl first team THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND NEWS SOURCES

The Seattle Seahawks announced that offensive linemen Russell Okung and Max Unger have been selected to this year’s Pro Bowl team. Unger is the center while Okung is the left tackle for the Seahawks. The honor was the first for both players, and will serve as a homecoming of sorts for Unger, who hales from Hawaii. “I’m very proud of them,” Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable said. “I think that the work they’ve put in has paid off for them. It’s a pretty neat deal.” Named to the second team was running back Marshawn Lynch, who earned his third Pro Bowl nod, and safety Earl Thomas, who will make his second trip to Hawaii. Leon Washington was selected as the return specialist for the NFC, the third time he’s been selected to the team. Players are picked by a combined vote of fans, coaches and fellow players. The Seahawks also had eight alternates — defensive end Chris Clemons (1st), fullback Michael Robinson (1st) and cornerback Richard Sherman (1st), safety Kam Chancellor

(2nd), special teamer Heath Farwell (2nd) and punter Jon Ryan (2nd), quarterback Russell Wilson (3rd) and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane (4th). Those players would be named to the team if a selected member of the NFC squad cannot participate. Meanwhile, sensational comebacks have Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson headed for the Pro Bowl also. Also selected Wednesday to the NFL’s All-Star Game was Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. Manning missed all of the 2011 season with neck and back problems that required several operations. He then signed with Denver as a free agent and has led the Broncos to a 10-game winning streak and the AFC West title. “I know there’s great players out there in the NFL, but there’s some great players on this team this year that deserve to go,” said Manning, who ranks fourth in the league in passing, has thrown 34 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Four other Broncos made the AFC roster: defensive end Elvis Dumervil, linebacker Von Miller, cornerback Champ Bailey and tackle Ryan Clady. Minnesota’s Peterson

tore up his left knee on Christmas Eve last year, underwent major surgery, then was back for the season opener. He’s gone from uncertain to unstoppable, running away with the rushing title with a career-high 1,898 yards and lifting the Vikings toward an NFC wild card. “Coming into the season after going through the rehab process, I just told myself that I wanted to lead my team to a championship and make sure that I contribute and do my part,” Peterson said. “I’ve been doing it.” Griffin is one of three rookie QBs who had superb debut seasons, along with Andrew Luck of Indianapolis and Wilson of Seattle. Luck and Wilson weren’t voted to the Pro Bowl by players, coaches and fans, although their teams are in the playoffs. Griffin can get to the postseason if Washington beats Dallas on Sunday. “You go out and you prove it on the field, and if everyone feels that way then they’ll give you that award.” San Francisco had the most players selected with nine, including six from its second-ranked defense. Houston was next with eight, six on offense.

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Seattle offensive linemen Max Unger, right, and Russell Okung were voted to the NFC Pro Bowl first team Wednesday. Kansas City, despite its 2-13 record that is tied with Jacksonville for worst in the league, had five Pro Bowlers, including RB Jamaal Charles, who like Peterson is coming back

from a torn ACL. One other rookie, Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh, was chosen. Walsh has nine field goals of at least 50 yards, an NFL record.

Another record-setter will be heading to Honolulu for the Jan. 27 Pro Bowl: Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Johnson broke Jerry Rice’s single-season yards.

Outdoors: Class Crush: Tourney has 15 teams CONTINUED FROM B1 need to provide their own transportation. ■ Fly Fishing Fly Fishing will teach Dates: Thursdays, Jan. the basics of fly fishing, 10-24, from 6 p.m. to 9 including the techniques p.m., and Saturday, Jan. and tackle to use. 26, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each class consists of Location: Lincoln Cenweeknight classroom time ter — 905 West 9th St. in and one Saturday “field Port Angeles. trip.” Cost: $93.50. Here are the course Notes: No equipment details: necessary, but students will ■ River Fishing need to provide their own Dates: Friday, Jan. 11, transportation. from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and To register for these Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 classes, phone Peninsula a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Lincoln Cen- College at 360-417-6340. ter — 905 West 9th St. in ——— Port Angeles. Cost: $68. Outdoors columnist Lee Horton Notes: No equipment is off for Christmas. His column necessary, but students will resumes in Friday’s editions.

CONTINUED FROM B1 skins will be paying attention to Pagasian. “We need to keep Rafael On the other hand, the Cowboys will have guard under control and play Tracyn Anderson, who smarter,” Webster said. “We had some runs and missed last week’s game, available. they had some runs [in last Anderson, who won’t be week’s game].” starting because he has Cody Russell, who led missed several practices, the Redskins with 19 points will be available to play. last week, just missed a Unfortunately for the 3-pointer with 25 seconds Redskins, Chimacum’s top left in the game. scorer — Rafael Pagasian “It went in and out of the — is healthy and will be rim,” Webster said. back. The Redskins are hoping Pagasian had a hot hand those close shots drop this last week and scorched the time around. The Cowboys have nets for 22 points. “Rafael has been our avoided the flu and common most consistent scorer,” cold bugs and are all healthy — except for the coach. Eldridge said. “I’m the only one who is Webster said the Red-

sick,” Eldridge said. “I don’t feel too bad right now; I’m getting better.” Another win against his rival could help Eldridge feel a lot better. Other area teams playing on opening night will be the Neah Bay boys, going against the Aussie Travelers, one of the Australian teams, at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, and the Sequim girls, who take on the Mornington Breakers of Australia at 9 a.m. on Friday. On Saturday, Port Townsend boys will play the Aussie Travelers at 7:30 p.m.; Port Townsend girls compete against the Mornington Breakers at 5:45 p.m.; Chimacum boys tackle

Sedro-Woolley at 10:45 a.m.; Chimacum girls play Seattle Academy at 9 a.m.; and the Sequim girls take on North Mason at 12:30 p.m. One of the highlights of the tournament will be a showdown between 4A state powers Jackson Timberwolves of Mill Creek and Wenatchee Panthers at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Both teams are expected to be major players in the state championships this coming March. Two-day tickets to the tournament cost $10 for adults, $5 for children or senior citizens while oneday tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children and seniors.


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Starbucks cups are getting political steer clear of politics to avoid alienating customers, the plea to “Come Together� is a sentiment unlikely to cause controversy. If anything, Starbucks could score points with customers and burnish its image as a socially conscious company.

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NEW YORK — Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington. The world’s biggest coffee chain is asking employees at cafes in the Washington, D.C., area to scribble the words “Come Together� on cups for drink orders today and Friday. CEO Howard Schultz said the words are intended as a message to lawmakers about the damage being caused by the divisive negotiations over the “fiscal cliff.� It’s the first time employees at Starbucks cafes are being asked

Not the first time This isn’t the first time the coffee chain is using its platform to Howard Schultz Starbucks chief executive officer send a political message. In the summer of 2011, Schultz to write anything other than cus- also asked other CEOs and the tomers’ names on cups. public to stop making campaign While companies generally contributions until politicians

dealt with a crisis over the debt ceiling that led to a downgrade in the country’s credit rating. For the latest push, Starbucks is taking out an ad in The Washington Post on Thursday showing a cup with the words “Come Together� on it. The “fiscal cliff� refers to the steep tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 1, unless the White House and Congress reach an agreement to avoid them. As for whether customers will be confused by the “Come Together� message or understand that it’s related to the fiscal cliff, Schultz said there’s wide public

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$ Briefly . . . Huge storm causes travel disruptions

Beam moves, interacts from remote locales THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Engineer Dallas Goecker attends meetings, jokes with colleagues and roams the office building just like other employees at his company in Silicon Valley. But Goecker isn’t in California. He’s more than 2,300 miles away, working at home in Seymour, Ind. It’s made possible by the Beam — a mobile videoconferencing machine he can drive around the Palo Alto offices and workshops of Suitable Technologies. The 5-foot-tall device, topped with a large video screen, gives him a physical presence that makes him and his colleagues feel as if he’s actually there. “This gives you that casual interaction that you’re used to at work,� Goecker said, speaking on a Beam. “I’m sitting in my desk area with everybody else. I’m part of their conversations and their socializing.� Suitable Technologies, which makes the Beam, is one of more than a dozen companies to sell so-called telepresence robots. These remote-controlled machines are equipped with video cameras, speakers, microphones and wheels that allow users to see, hear, talk and “walk� in faraway locations.

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Software engineer Josh Faust, on screen at left, moves through his company, Suitable Technologies’ office in Palo Alto, Calif., using a Beam remote presence system as engineer Stephanie Lee works on a project. But these robotic standins are still a long way from going mainstream, with only a small number of organizations using them. The machines can be expensive, hard to navigate and can get stuck if they venture into areas with poor Internet connectivity.

‘Great’ potential And stairs can be lethal. “There are still a lot of questions, but I think the potential is really great,� said Pamela Hinds, codirector of Stanford University’s Center on Work, Technology, & Organization. Technology watchers believe these machines — sometimes called remote presence devices — can be used for many purposes. Some physicians already

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Menlo Park where Goecker worked as an engineer. A few years ago, he moved back to his native Indiana but found it difficult to collaborate with colleagues using existing video-conferencing systems. So Goecker and his colleagues created the Beam. At $16,000 each, the Beam isn’t cheap. But Suitable Technologies said it was designed to make “pilots� and “locals� feel the remote worker is physically in the room: powerful speakers, highly sensitive microphones and robust wireless connectivity. Not surprisingly, Suitable Technologies has fully embraced the Beam. On any given day, up to half of its 25 employees “beam� into work. This allows me to do that without any of the instability of trying to find a different job,� engineer Josh Faust said from Kaanapali, Hawaii. “It’s pretty amazing,� he said.

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NEW YORK — A massive winter storm disrupted travel plans for tens of thousands of fliers trying to get home after Christmas. Snow, thunderstorms, sleet, tornados and high winds grounded planes in the Midwest and slowed East Coast operations. By 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, more than 600 flights nationwide had been scrapped, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com. More cancellations were likely, with Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia expected to see the largest problems. Wind gusts at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, for example, were expected to exceed 50 mph Wednesday night.

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‘Safe,’ for anyone, is relative term IN A FEW days, it will be 2013, and that’s about as “current” as I feel like being. What I feel like doing is looking back to what I said last week because that’s what a lot of you have felt like doing. Good! Let’s do it. Last week, I went on about “help” — dignity and respect — and negotiation. I went on about how we often go out and do all kinds of stuff for “Mom” (or whomever) because we love her, and we want her to be safe. But we neglect to negotiate that “help,” so “help” becomes part of the problem. She starts acting “less than” and blah blah blah.

Operative word Today, the operative word is “safe.” I’ve heard from a number of you on the subject. You really do want Mom to be safe, and she isn’t safe now, living where she’s living or the way she’s living, etc. And you’re probably right. I’m not suggesting that we stop caring about whether Mom is safe. That’s just stupid. And since we call this little column “Help Line,” not “Stu-

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pid Line,” I think we can safely dispense with that, but I also think there’s something worth considering — something that might flavor the conversation.

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No one is safe Tell me the last time you, or anybody you know, was “safe.” You weren’t safe the day you got here! Hopefully, you were welcomed and cleaned up and fed and cuddled and kept warm and hovered-over by any number of very protective big people, but were you absolutely safe? No, you weren’t. Some bad medical thing could have happened or somebody could have dropped you or there could have been an earthquake or a meteor shower . . . Unlikely, I agree, but possible. So, were you safe? No, you were just safer than you might have been. Safer — not “safe.”

And if most of us stop and really think about it, that’s the way it’s been all of our lives because “safe” is a relative thing. Now, I’m not talking about reclusive billionaires with 2-inch-long fingernails and a battalion of underlings singularly dedicated to killing germs. Nor am I talking about teenagers, who are often incapable of discerning the difference between safe and a pizza. And I’m certainly not talking about anyone with dementia or Alzheimer’s or any other brain-impacting condition. I’m talking about most of us, normal, most of the time, where safe is a relative thing. We’ve spent our lives making decisions, making choices, taking some chances and calculated risks. Often, we’ve done alright or gotten by. Sometimes, we’ve paid a price. But we made choices about what we were or were not willing to live with — calculated risks — because it, he, she or they were worth it to us. Yes, I know all too well how often we’ve made mistakes that we’ll regret to the end of our days. All I have to do to know that is go look in a mirror. But

An example Here’s an example that I’ve used before, because I know it’s true because I lived it. Mom is a bit overweight and has severe arthritis, which bends her over; thus, getting up and down from chairs, sofas and beds is a bit more “exciting” than she might like it to be. Mom also has two small, very overweight dogs who adore her and sleep at her feet, so every time she gets up, two small, fat dogs think, “Party time!” And are all over the place! Running and jumping and tailchasing and . . . Might Mom trip over

Port Angeles resident Robert “Bob” Haugstad will be 90 years old on New Year’s Eve. He was born in Black River Falls, Wis., one of four boys. One brother, Phil, was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers when they won the pennant in 1953. After high school, Mr. Haugstad went to trade school in Milwaukee. He spent four years in the Navy and then joined the Coast Guard, retiring in Port Angeles.

His ship was about 50 miles out when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Mr. Haugstad has many wonder- Mr. Haugstad ful memories of being a mechanic on airplanes, flying to many places and meeting many government officials. He was trained to fly, in

What’s it worth? Look around, wherever you are. Are you safe? Could you be safer? Probably. Is it worth it to you? Why not? Oh, sure, I know. We could all come up with a million examples and scenarios and debate the common sense of this vs. that. And no, I don’t think there’s any harm in advocating with Mom to have the washing machine

moved upstairs in order to avoid those way-too-steep, piece-of-crap stairs to the basement because, sometimes, she’ll say, “Yes,” or at least, “OK.”

Whose decision? But it is, after all, up to her, isn’t it? Or is it up to you? Or me? Or us? Because if it’s up to us, we’ll go do the right thing, which could, soon enough, become the wrong thing as we watch Mom begin to become someone else: weak, frightened, listless and lifeless. But safe. The spirit is much more fragile than that old hip bone will ever be. So, I’ll say it again: Take the word “negotiation” and have it tattooed on your heart, then pray that the people who love you will do the same.

_________ Mark Harvey is director of Clallam/Jefferson Information & Assistance, which operates through the Olympic Area Agency on Aging. He can be reached at 360-452-3221 (Port AngelesSequim), 360-385-2552 (Jefferson County) or 360-374-9496 (West End); or by emailing harvemb@ dshs.wa.gov. The agency can be found on Facebook at Olympic Area Agency on Aging-Information & Assistance.

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one of these manic little critters and bust her youknow-what? Then lie there for God-only-knows how long, hoping somebody will come to help? Yes. Absolutely. Then get rid of the dogs, right? Then, she’ll be safe! Well, OK, but those two fat little yappers are what give purpose and meaning to her days and reason to get up in the morning. And they’re who keep her company long after you’ve gone back to your own busy life to be busy. They’re who’s there. And now, in the name of safety, we’ll eliminate the risk. And her reason and her purpose and her company. Gee, thanks for making me safe.

that’s what we did, and it’s still what we do. It’s just the nature of the planet. So, why is it that when some of us turn some magic age or our hair changes color on its own or we have a limp or whatever, we’re suddenly required to be safe? When did we forfeit the right — and the curse — to make decisions about our safety, regardless of how extraordinarily idiotic they may be? We didn’t. Other people just decided we did.

Each morning, he makes sure the bird feeders are full. He still lives alone and finds peace in the forest, cutting wood for his wood stove.

many instances, on two-seater planes. Mr. Haugstad lost his wife of 59 years, Dolores, in 2006. He has two daughters, Janet and Gege, who live in Spokane. He also has two granddaughters, one grandson and two great-grandsons. His brother, Art, lives in Sequim. Mr. Haugstad enjoys visiting with his neighbors when he is out in his yard and they are walking by. He says, with a chuckle, it’s his only social life.

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DEAR ABBY: How can I set healthy boundaries with my best friend without feeling guilty? I have always been supportive and available because I sympathized with her difficult family dynamics during childhood and adulthood. She often talks to me about her problems with family and ever-changing relationships with men but rarely allows me or others to share their points of view or personal concerns. Saying “no” to her is challenging under any circumstance, and she demands that all focus be on her in social situations. I love and accept my friend as she is, and I try to give her all the grace I have. I now realize that setting healthy boundaries is the only way I can sustain our friendship. I know this dynamic may put a strain on our relationship, so why do I feel so guilty? Tested in Northern California

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be true. It reminds me of the Tina Turner song — what’s love got to do with it? Could you comment, please? In It For Love

Dear In It: If you’re asking if I have statistics on the number of women who stay married only for economic reasons, the answer is no. Most of the people who write to me are unhappy, which would skew the numbers in a negative direction. I hope you realize that the women you have described — an older demographic — were probably not economically independent when they married. It was common in their generation to go straight from their parents’ houses to their husbands’. For many years I — and my mother before me — have urged women to make sure they are selfsupporting before they marry, “just in case” they may have to be afterward. Staying in a marriage without love is like serving a life sentence with an incompatible cell mate. Your mother and mother-in-law have my sympathy, and so do their husbands.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Shopping, traveling and finding entertaining ways to spend your time will highlight your day. Love is on the rise and an interest someone has in you will lead to positive future prospects. A physical change will result in compliments. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make plans. You don’t want to be left behind. Be the one to suggest trying something new or going somewhere you’ve never been before. Don’t hold back -- take action and turn your thoughts into reality. An interesting connection with a co-worker will surprise you. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): What you contribute to your community or to those less fortunate will help you find a new outlet for a talent you have or a service you can offer. Don’t allow negativity or uncertainty to stifle your plans. Show compassion and strength. 4 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t fold under pressure. Look for a creative way to bypass someone trying to corner you. Trust in yourself and your own expertise to get what you want and when. Change isn’t always the answer. Work with what you have. 3 stars by Hank Ketcham

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Talk to someone you look up to or who has experience you can benefit from. Change is required, but you have to figure out what’s best for you and implement it for anything good to happen. Don’t procrastinate -- discover your talent. 4 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You can score big if you put a little muscle behind your ideas. A partnership will take a positive turn and develop into something very special. Speak up, share your thoughts and you will find out how much you have in common. 3 stars

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Dear Tested: That’s a good question, and one that I can’t definitively answer for you. It’s possible that like many women, you were raised to believe that if you assert yourself you won’t be considered “nice.” That’s a mistake because as long as you allow this friend to take advantage of you — and that is what she’s doing — the more your resentment will build until the relationship becomes one of diminishing returns. So tell this self-centered person as nicely as possible that you are not a Dear Abby: Do you ever get tired therapist, and because her problems of giving advice to people who ask persist, she should talk to one. commonsense questions, or those who probably know the answer to Dear Abby: I was shocked the their problems if they just thought it other day when a friend of mine said out? that many women remain in terrible Jim in West Virginia marriages because of finances. She said those types of marriages are Dear Jim: The answer to your accepted worldwide, so why not in question is no. I love what I do and America? consider it an honor to be trusted. She also said she thinks that While the reply to a question may shame is attached if a woman be obvious to you, it isn’t to the peradmits the only reason she is staying son who asks me. Common sense with her husband is a monetary one. tends to go out the window when The women she was talking about there are strong emotions involved. are baby boomers and older. After _________ thinking about it, I remember my Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, mother and mother-in-law saying also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was that money was why they remained founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letin their marriages. ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box Is this as prevalent as my friend 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by stated? I find it sad that this could logging onto www.dearabby.com.

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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Invite friends over. Entertaining others will add to your popularity and help you show off in front of someone you have been trying to get to know better or impress. Love and romance are highlighted, so don’t waste time -- make your move. 3 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take care of personal and domestic responsibilities. Lend a helping hand to an older or younger friend or relative. Stick close to home and avoid impulsive activities that can lead to injury. Protect your assets and your secrets. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Embrace the spotlight and make the first move. You must make a statement if you want to be noticed. A change in the way you do things will lead to interesting new friendships and new plans for the future. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make a decision conducive to honoring a promise you made that will alter how you begin the New Year. Change is required if you are going to fulfill your dreams, hopes and wishes for the future. Listen to experience and good advice. Love prevails. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Dive into unusual forms of entertainment, hobbies or art forms you’ve never engaged in before and you will discover an interest that you can incorporate into your work as well as your personal life. Let your intuition guide you. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Careful how you move forward. What you say will have a direct impact on the way you are treated. Don’t look for sympathy. Emotional matters will escalate, leaving you in an uncompromising position. Honesty will be necessary. 2 stars

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ANIMAL/PEOPLE PARADISE Custom built in 2009 on 5 secluded ac. with ever ything special: hickory, granite, marble, jetted tub, 3 fireplaces, you name it! 3-car det. garage has 1,100 sf. apt. Huge barn has shop & 4 STAFF carports for cars, stalls DEVELOPMENT or pens. COORDINATOR $549,000 Life Care Center of ML#264647 Port Townsend Thelma Durham (360)457-0456 Full-time position WINDERMERE a va i l a b l e . C a n d i d a t e PORT ANGELES must be a Washington-licensed RN with long- BEAUTIFUL OASIS IN ter m care experience. THE CITY Must have at least one Dramatic views of Port year of supervisory ex- A n g e l e s H a r b o r, t h e perience. We offer great boat haven, Straits of pay and benefits, includ- Juan De Fuca and Vaning medical coverage, couver Island from this 401(k) and paid time off. custom built home. Oasis in the city a very rare find just minutes from downtown. The views are close up and expansive. Valulted ceilings, windows let in light as well as the large picture windows. Formal Dining area and propane fireplace in the living room. Property is on .52 of an acre, rare in the city. This home is gorgeous. 4080 Employment $489,000. MLS#263677. Jean Irvine Wanted 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER JUAREZ & SON’S HANUPTOWN REALTY DY M A N S E R V I C E S . Quality work at a reaBEAUTY BY OWNER sonable price. Can handle a wide array of prob- 2250sf home sell/lease lems projects. Like home $ 2 5 0 K / $ 1 2 0 0 2 M a s maintenance, cleaning, ters,3ba,CALL 360-477clean up, yard mainte- 3552 pics/info 1/6/13. nance, and etc. Give us BEST DEAL IN THE a call office 452-4939 or PARK cell 460-8248. This 1994 triplewide offers 1,948 square feet of M E LY N DA ’ S O r i g i - comfor t with plenty of nals: For all your sew- room for all your belonging needs. Alterations, ings. The oversized lot is Repairs, Custom De- graciously landscaped. s i g n s , a n d R e c o n - This home also comes struction of clothing. with an attached greenCall (360)797-1399. h o u s e a n d w o r k s h o p R e a s o n a b l e p r i c e s and a two car garage. A with pick up and deliv- lot of living for a low, low ery available. price. $105,000 RUSSELL MLS#264140/400296 ANYTHING DOC REISS Call today 775-4570. (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE SCUBA DIVER PORT ANGELES FOR HIRE Call 681-4429 BEST SPOT ON THE LAKE! Yardwork & Oddjobs Beautiful home on two E x p e r i e n c e d D e - waterfront lots, with 2 pendable services of B r. , 2 b a t h p l u s l o f t . a l l k i n d s . m o w i n g , Paved road to the door, w e e d i n g , p r u n i n g , plus lots of parking! And hedge trimming, leaf a very nice large dock. c l e a n u p, a n d m u c h Think summer! m o r e . 2 0 p e r h o u r $495,000. ML#261199. PAM CHURCH call/text Mike at 452-3333 461-7772 PORT ANGELES REALTY Visit our website at Angela Cerna 360-385-3555 360-385-7409 Fax 751 Kearney St. Port Townsend, WA 98368 Angela_Cerna@ LCCA.com Visit us online at LCCA.COM EOE/M/F/V/D – 36928

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COME SEE! You feel like you are far a w a y, y e t y o u h a v e great proximity to amenities! Beautifully maintained home on one private acre. New interior paint, New floor coverings, New tile counter tops in Kitchen and Bath. Great floor plan with separation between master suite and other bedrooms. Terrific backyard with deck, fire pit, and outbuildings. $152,000 ML#264631/429507 Mark Macedo (360)477-9244 TOWN & COUNTRY COUNTY FEEL Great 3 Br, 2 BA home close to town but with lots of elbow room on 2.08 acres. Mountain views, 1260 SF RV garage/shop with storage loft, fruit trees, garden area, nice deck off kitchen. $269,000. Kim Bower Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim - 360-477-0654 CUTE AS A GINGERBREAD HOUSE This sweet 3 bd, 2 bath charmer enjoys spacious rooms, a large kitchen with eating nook, lots of storage, a sunny deck, a fenced backyard, + a 2 car garage with 2 extra rooms. All this + a great mountain view for only $178,000. ML#263028. Kathy Brown 417-2785 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY DECK THE HALLS Quality craftsmanship combine with custom design plus incredible v i ew s t o m a ke t h i s a paradise. Spacious home has lots of living space. The garage/workshop is fit for a craftsman plus it has an unfinished apartment upstairs. The 7 acres are gr e a t fo r h o r s e s a n d complete with a pond. Call Pili for an appointment. $735,000. MLS#260687. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY GORGEOUS view in PA. beautiful new 3 bed 2 bath home with a spacious deck overlooking Olympic Mts. Across from mini park. Minimum upkeep yard. Garage. $1090. (360)477-0710

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Great price for this 17+ acre parcel. Community well serves four parcels. Power & phone to property required septic system. Plenty of recreational oppor tunities, Lake Sutherland, Elwha River, Olympic Adventure route hiking & biking trail. New manufactured home allowed, minimum 1,300 sf. Possible owner financing. $89,900. MLS#264571. Paul Beck (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE PORT ANGELES

GREAT WATER VIEWS! 2005 and located in Emerald Highlands this spacious home features 1 , 7 2 0 s q u a r e fo o t , 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, living room, and dining area off the kitchen. Master bath features soak tub and separate shower. 2 car attached g a r a g e , fe n c e d b a ck yard and close to downtown Sequim. $203,300. OLS#264028. CHUCK 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

HOME, SHOP + RENTAL Live in one – receive rental income from the other. Primary residence has fully enclosed sun porch & attached garage with workshop. Rental residence brings in good income. PLUS 24’x48’ shop garage + custom 14’x40’ RV garage w/eclectic & dump + 2 smalle r s t o r a g e bu i l d i n g s. Each home has own well, septic & driveway. On 1.3 Acres. $250,000. OLS#264384. DAVE 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

Mountain view home on 1.13 acre in great area. Easy care acre with RV par king and dump. T h r e e o u t bu i l d i n g i n clude studio, shop and storage. New roof on home and carport. Lots of privacy and wildlife n e a r by. B e t w e e n S e quim and Port Angeles for shopping and services. $149,000 264358/412067 Clarice Arakawa (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE PORT ANGELES

P.A.: Warm and inviting 3 Br., 2 ba, wood floors, 1 , 5 0 0 s f, l a n d s c a p e d yard with garden, shed, and greenhouse. $179,000 (360)477-8293


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NO EXPENSE SPARED Beautiful country h i d e a w a y, h i c k o r y, cherry, marble, tile and travertine flooring, granite kitchen counters and s t a i n l e s s a p p l i a n c e s, see-through propane fireplace in great room, jetted tub in master bath, above large 3-car garage (1100 sf 1 bd/1 ba apt). $549,000 ML#264647/430571 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

PRICE IMPROVEMENT Quaint home with 4 Br., 1 a n d 3 / 4 b a t h . We l l maintained, centrally located, beautiful partial mountain view from back deck. Entire yard is fully fenced. Br ight cheer y kitchen with off-kitchen dining. Electrical outlet on deck ready for hot tub. $150,000. ML#262105. Brooke Nelson 417-2812 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY PRIVATE 20 ACRES U n i q u e o p p o r t u n i t y, quality log home with upscale kitchen, fabulous strait, san juan’s and Mt. Baker views, dramatic kitchen/living area (soaring ceilings), large deck, 3 0 x 3 0 f t o u t bu i l d i n g , daylight basement complete w/kitchen/bath/living space. $425,000 ML#419960/264485 Patricia Terhune 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

REDUCED by $20,000: 4 bedroom House for sale on Benson Rd, 4 Bedrooms,3 Bathroom, 2 Floors, 4166 sqft,1.40 Acre,garage,Fiber internet, New paint,New carpet,Paved driveway,big kitchen,Heat pump,furnace, pantry, storage. (360)670-4974 Bobcpifiber@gmail.com w w w. fo r s a l e b y o w n er.com /listing/4F02C SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE Sunland charmer, 3 bedroom 2 bath over 1900 sf, quiet cul-de-sac,wood vaulted ceilings, propane fp, sunroom, deck, fenced yard & fruit trees. $239,900 ML#414275/264377 Tanya Kerr 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

TAKE 2 You’ll be proud to own the 2 views from this great Diamond Point location along with all of the community a m e n i t i e s. T h e h o m e borders the lagoon and overlooks the strait. This large daylight basement, 2 level home has 2 of everything! 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 rock fireplaces, 2 large great rooms and all surrounded by a walk around, covered deck. The large double lot has a guest cottage and a separate enclosed 2 stall carport. Approx. 2,000 Sf of roominess! Check out the community Air Po r t , B e a c h A c c e s s , Boat Launch, etc. $279,822. MLS#264412. Jeanine or Barc (360)452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company This 2 Br., 2 bath home with huge master suite is a delight to show. Living room and family room makes it quite cozy and spacious. New TRANE heat pump. ramped front porch with TREX decki n g , fe n c e d b a ck ya r d plus a sprinkler system on timer for all your outdoor landscaping and lawn. Extra storage in the garage. E-Z living with all the park amenities. $84,000 MLS#264594/427258 Holly Coburn (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE PORT ANGELES WRAP ME UP WITH A BOW Well kept & easy living, new roof, paint, fenced side yard, granite count e r s, n ew c a r p e t , o f f street parking and main level has 2 Br. and 2 baths. Sits on 2 corner lots, unique water feature under entry walkway. Lower level entry has 2 Br., bath and family room w/wet bar. Nice mountain view and tall evergreens. $285,000. ML#263804. Becky Jackson 417-2781 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY

WATER VIEW IN SEQUIM Beautiful new one level home with unobstructed views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Dungeness Spit, Mt. Baker, and Protection Island. The great room features plenty of windows to enjoy the views and let in the sun light. Covered wrap-around porch for BBQ’s and watching the ships. 2 bedrooms plus a den/office. Just minutes from town in Eagle Crest Estates. $239,000. MLS#261930. TERRY NESKE (360)457-0456 WINDERMERE PORT ANGELES

SEQUIM: 2 Br., mfg., 1 yr. lease, background c h e ck , c l e a n m o d e r n quiet, security system, in town, $690. 460-8978. WEST SIDE P.A.: 3 Br., 1 bath, recently painted inside and out, newer car peting. No pets, No smoking firm. Single car attached garage. Available after the first of the year. Drive by at 1835 W. 16th Street, do not disturb current renters! $650 per mo., 1st, last, $700 deposit. Email 1835W16th@ gmail.com

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TEMPERED WINDOWS Perfect for patio enclosure or green house constrution! Option one: (4) new extra heavy duty windows, 34”x91”, purchased $2,000, sell for only $599. Option two: ( 8 ) n ew 2 2 ” x 6 4 ” w i n dows, purchased $1800, sell for only $560. Can Deliver. Call 360-6430356. Port Townsend.

RIFLES: Custom made Remmington 7mm magnum, with Remmington action Pac Nor stainless steal barrel, 2.5 x 8 Leopold scope, custom stock, incredible shooter, $900. Weatherby .22, excellent condition, made in Italy, $500. (360)461-7506

MISC: Blue La-Z-Boy sectional with hideabed and recliner at one end, $200. Country-style loveseat, $75. Beds, assorted prices and sizes, excellent condition. Livi n g r o o m c h a i r s, $ 5 0 each. Leather recliner, $50. Large square dark oak table with leaf, $100. Super bass sub professional quality, box 2’ x 2’ x 3’ approx, and mixer, $600. (360)461-4084.

6055 Firewood, Fuel & Stoves

6040 Electronics

FIREWOOD: $179 delivered Sequim-P.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com

CAMERAS: Several 35mm, and assor ted zoom lenses. $20-$200, or offer. (360)452-5427.

MACBOOK: 2006, 4 GB ram, 500 GB HD, new b a t t e r y, e x t r a s . $ 4 5 0 / o b o. W I I : u s e d very little, includes balCHIMACUM: 2 Br., 1 ba, ance board and sports SEQUIM: ‘78 single wide no pets. $750 mo. disk, $225/offer. mobile home, 55+ park, (360)731-7206 (360)582-3788 2 Br., 2 bath, garage with spare room, large 605 Apartments 6045 Farm Fencing covered deck. $31,500. (360)385-4882 Clallam County & Equipment

311 For Sale Manufactured Homes

408 For Sale Commercial CLOSE TO DISCOVERY TRAIL & STATE PARK Newer 1,539 sf 3 Br 2 bath home on 2.8 acres in a private setting. Features include skylights in both baths, great deck with pull down awning, small tea room/entertainment area out on the lawn, attached 2 car garage, plus detached 864 sf shop building with 1/2 bath and wood stove. $230,000. PETER BLACK REAL ESTATE 683-4116

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WOOD STOVE AND FIREWOOD: Stove, 28”x25”x31”, CENTRAL P.A.: Clean, FREE: Clean sawdust, takes 22” wood, includes pipe with damper and quiet, 2 Br., excellent you load. screen. $400. Fire logs, r e fe r e n c e s r e q u i r e d . (360)417-0232 dump truck load $330 + $700. (360)452-3540. TRACTOR: ‘49 Fergu- gas. Split firewood $230/ son TO20. $1,900/obo. cord + gas. Call Chuck (360)732-4328 P.J. (360)928-0250.

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COLLEGE AREA P.A. 2 B r, W / D. $ 5 7 5 , $ 5 7 5 dep., pets upon approval. (360)452-3423. P.A.: 1 Br., $500/mo, ground floor, call about special for December. (360)452-4409

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SEQ/P.A.: 3 Br., mtn. S E QU I M : L a z y A c r e s view. $895 mo. tourfac- M H P, 5 5 + , n o R V s . $315 mo. (360)683-6294 tory.com/517739

GREAT GUNS: With Quality Scope Bases/Rings!. Savage 111 Synthetic 30-06 $350. Winchester SXR 300WSM Semi-Auto, 3 Mags $595. 2 Stainless Tikka T3 Lights300WSM or 7 Rem Magnum $595 each. RARE Remington 700 5.5lb Titanium Generation 1 30-06 $1,250. Stainless Kimber Montana 325WSM $950. Smith & Wesson blue 457 45ACP Pistol, 3 Mags $450. 7751544. Sequim H A N D G U N S : G l o ck 27 $450; Kahr PM9 $650; PM40 & holsters $500; Kahr P40 $575; Diamondback DB380 $375; Sig P232 SS & holsters $650; Sig XFive, 8 mags, holster, ex t r a s / c o m p l e t e k i t $1500. 360-477-0321

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6100 Misc. Merchandise

GENERATOR: Generac, 100kw, commercial/residentail, single phase, enclosed, gas or propane, 147 original hrs., load tested, with 500 gal. propane tank, new $26,000. Asking $14,000/obo. 808-1254.

T E L E S C O P E : Te l s t a r DS-114, all electronic, extras, $300/obo. CAMERA: Pentax ME s u p e r, f i l m , ex t r a s , $ 2 5 0 / o f fe r. R A D I A L A R M S AW: M a ny blades and accessories, $300/obo. (360)582-3788

M I S C : N ew ex c e l l e n t 5 ’ x 1 0 ’ . u t i l i t y t r a i l e r, $1,650. Nordic ski set. fischer voyageur, 187 cm, with solomom bindings, swix poles, solomom size 9 boots. barely used, $250 for set. Used Maytag single wall oven , white, 24w x 30h, $2 0 0 . Us e d G E d i s h washer, natilus, white, 24w x 33h, $100. Used front door, pre-hung residential 3/0 x 6/8 , left inside swing, $100. Can email photos. call (916)217-5000

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MISC: Sun Vision Pro sun bed, $400. Yamaha ‘04 Blaster quad, $1,400 Honda ‘07 CRF 150R, DANCE FLOOR: extra parts, $2,000. Portable, oak, (54) 3’ x 3’ (360)461-3367 panels, with (2) steel car ts with wheels. MOVING: Household $2000/obo. goods and cut fire(360)460-8632 wood. Must sell. or (360)477-6441 (360)681-5095

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CENTRAL P.A.: Convenient Unfur n. Apts. 2nd floor 1BR & 2BR units $553-$661 includes util. No Smoke/pet maybe, (360)504-2668

P.A. 1 Br. dplex. $575 HOUSES/APT IN P.A. P.A. 2 Br. 1 ba apt. $650 A Studio..................$550 P.A. 3 Br. 1 ba apt. $650 A 2 br 1 ba ..............$600 (360)460-4089 H 2 br 1 ba ..............$700 mchughrents.com H 3 br 1 ba...... .........$850 A 3 br 2 ba ...............$875 H 4 br 1 ba..... ........$1000 P.A.: Studio, close to H 5 br 2 ba .............$1000 town. $525 mo., deposit, H 4 br 2.5 .............$1350 1 yr. lease. Cats ok. (360)775-9606 HOUSES IN SEQUIM H 3 br 2 ba ..............$895 Properties by H 3 br 2 ba............$1250 Landmark. portangeles360-417-2810 landmark.com More Properties at www.jarentals.com SEQUIM: 2 Br. in quiet 8-plex, excellent locaPORT ANGELES 2 BR; NICE, LARGE Pri- tion. $700. (360)460-2113 vate apartment located at 2831 East Hwy 101. Pet okay. Includes water and garbage. $600. 360809-3290 360-808-5972.

TWO CORD SPECIAL $185 each. Tight grain fir. Next years wood. (360)477-8832

M I S C : R e f r i g e r a t o r, great shape, white Kenmore side-by-side, with water and ice maker, $350/obo. Dining set, cherry, $375/obo. Toolbox, midsize truck, diamond-plate, $125/obo. (360)461-9411

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6115 Sporting Goods BUYING FIREARMS Any & All - Top $ Paid One or Entire Collection Including Estates Call 360-477-9659

6125 Tools GAS WELDING OUTFIT Acetylene and oxygen tanks, 48” and 38” tall, comes with power craft cutting torch, scrapper’s torch, two Montgomery Ward fuel and oxygen regulators, two Victor gas and oxygen regulators, 50’ of hose, and wheeled dolly carrying case. $885/obo or trade. (360)461-3869

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BULLDOZER: 1986 450 JD, 6 way blade, logging package, anti-theft pachage. Near-new undercarrage, new frame fails, C frame pinned and brushed. $17,500/obo, will consider trade for commercial crab license or vintage auto? (360)417-5159 B U L L D O Z E R : 1996 850G Case Longt r a c k . 6 w ay b l a d e , brush rake, logging package, anti-theft package. $28,500/obo, will consider trade for commercial crab license or vintage auto? (360)417-5159

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BULL DOZER: “Classic” John Deere, model 40-C with blade, winch and c a n o py. R e d u c e d t o $3,200. (360)302-5027. DUMPTRUCK: ‘68 International, does run, scrap out or parts. $1,500. (360)797-4418 MINI-EXCAVATOR: ‘05 Kubota 121. 1,900 hrs., 4 buckets. $22,000. (360)460-8514 SEMI END-DUMP TRAILER: 32’. Electric tarp system, high lift tailgate, excellent condition. $15,000. (360)417-0153.

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Accord gives hard, bumpy ride Dear Doctor: I am leasing the new 2013 Honda Accord with the four-cylinder engine. From Day One, it’s given us a hard, shaky, feel-every-bump-in-theroad ride, which is unacceptable for me and my wife. We are senior citizens who cannot be happy with this condition for the next three years of the lease. We went back to the dealer twice for road tests, and they said this is the way the car is built and they cannot change it. Do you think it’s the tires, struts, suspension shocks or anything else that would cause this problem of an unacceptable ride? Seymour Dear Seymour: What gives a car a hard ride are struts that have a large piston and the springs that have a high pressure rate. The tire sidewalls are short, hard and not flexible. This also would contribute to the hard ride. The Accord is not defective, and the dealer and manufacturer don’t have any legal responsibility under your complaint. You can, at your own expense, change the tire size to a tire with a larger sidewall. This may soften

unmetered air entering the engine. A leaking vacuum hose, EGR valve or intake the ride Junior manifold gasket often are enough to Damato satisfy both cited as the cause as well. On some rare occasions, a of you. dirty throttle body also can cause idle fluctuation. Idle Because your Maxima is problems pre-1996 model year, the computer system is not Dear designed to process a lot of Doctor: I have a 1992 important engine diagnostic information. You’ll need Nissan a technician to find the Maxima problem. with Also have the technician 127,000 miles. At highway check all engine mounts for speeds of 60 mph and travwear and movement. eling downhill where I can coast, I take my foot off the gas and notice the idle nee- 2013 Ford Explorer dle jumps and begins to Dear Doctor: I own a vacillate between 1,500 2008 Ford Explorer, but and 2,000 rpm. what a difference when I I recently needed to saw the 2013 Explorer with have the master air flow the twin-turbo V-6. What sensor changed. I had the do you know about this timing belt changed in EcoBoost engine? Sean 2010 at a Nissan dealer, Dear Sean: I agree, the and the car has never bold new design adds musreally felt the same. I had cle and performance looks. to bring it immediately I drove the 2013 Explorer back after this job. Sport model with the 3.5Apparently, the timing liter EcoBoost and allwas way off. They did wheel-drive. something to make it betThe engine is coupled to ter, but it has never felt the a six-speed automatic same. I intend to keep this transmission. It produces car. What can I do? Vincent 365 horsepower at 5,500 Dear Vincent: Any time rpm and 350 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,500 rpm. The the idle is not consistent, 24-valve twin-turbo V-6 has the common problem is

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6125 Tools

7035 General Pets

M I S C : D e Wa l t ra i d i a l arm compound slide miter, 12”, 2 blades, like n e w, $ 4 0 0 . B o s t i t c h Crown stapler, with staples, $75. Senco Frame Pro, $90. 20 lb. abrasive blster, $60. 8.25”x12’ concrete siding, 21 pieces or 252’, $100. (360)452-4820 or (360)477-3834

PUPPIES: Baby Jack Russells Ready for C h r i s t m a s. B oy s a n d Girls Please call or text (360)460-9035

MISC: Shop dust collector Jet DC-1100, 1.5 hp, with hose, and upgraded micron filter bag, $200. Coleman air compressor and hose, $110. Delta 6” bench grinder, $20. Ryobi 8” bench grinder, with razor sharp system, $70. Assorted wood turning tools, $15-$80. (360)681-6249

6140 Wanted & Trades

PUPPIES: Shih-tzu/Chihuahua puppies, 2 male, 1 female, 8 weeks, 1st shot, wormer. $250. (360)808-5355 PUPPY: Min Pin/Chihuahuha. Female, born 9/14/12, all shots and wor med, ver y friendly and playful. So small she could be a stocking stuffer! Asking $400. (360)808-7265 TRAINING CLASSES January 10. Greywolf Vet. 360-683-2106.

MISC: Husgvarna lawn tractor, 48” deck, 135 hours on the motor, 3 y e a r s n e w, $ 1 , 4 0 0 . L aw n b e n c h e s, w i t h wagon wheels, very sturdy, $150. (360)683-3858

8142 Garage Sales Sequim STORAGE AUCTION Sat., Dec. 29, 11 a.m. All Safe Mini Storage, 101 Grant Rd., Sequim. Units 0623, 1609. (360)683-6646.

8180 Garage Sales PA - Central MOVING Garage Sale. Garage Sale is indoors at 1017 E. 4th Street, Po r t A n g e l e s , WA 98362. We are moving and have home decor, clothing, electronics, fish tank, river kayak and more for sale at reasonable prices. Sale starts at 8a.m. MOVING SALE: Fiday only., 9-1 p.m. 319 E. 12th.

7035 General Pets ADORABLE KITTENS All colors and sizes. $85. PFOA (360)452-0414. safehavenpfoa.org

9050 Marine Miscellaneous LANDSCAPE ‘94 dumptruck: $5,995 or trade. (360)928-3193 LIVINGSTON: 13’. With all the necessary equipment, price is right and ready to go, let’s talk. $2,650/obo. 452-2712.

CAMPER: 2002 Lance Camper Model 845 for short bed. Exclnt cond-used twice. Extended cabover w/queen-size bed. D i n e t t e c o nve r t s t o b e d . S h ow e r i s f u l l hght. Fresh water flush toilet. Blue int. $8795. (360)477-4778

9820 Motorhomes

MOTOR HOME: ‘90 34’ Bounder. 35,000 miles, BOOKS WANTED! We gas ‘454’ Chev V8, good love books, we’ll buy condition, needs work. yours. 457-9789. $6,700/obo. 452-9611. WANTED: Radio tubes, PRICE REDUCED: ‘92 HAM and antique radio 34’ Bounder. 2,000 mi. e s t a t e s , o l d p h o n e on new 454 Chev 950 equip. (503)999-2157. hp engine. $6,995/obo. (360)683-8453

6135 Yard & Garden

9808 Campers & Canopies

ROWING BOAT: Wood Lapstrake Whitehall, with traveling sail, 2 pair of spruce spoon blade oars, Sprit sail with mast and 2 rudder options, includes trailer bunk but not trailer, will deliver in Puget Sound area. $4,000. (360)775-5955. SABERCRAFT: 21’. 302 Inboard, Lorance GPS 5” screen with fish/depth finder, VHS, 15 hp kicker, good interior. Selling due to health. $4,000. 683-3682 SEA SWIRL: 16’. 140 Chev engine, Merc outdrive, 4 stroke Honda 7.5 hp kicker, Calkins galv. trailer, 2 new Scotty downriggers, fishfinder, good deck space, good fishing boat. $3,000. (360)477-3725.

CANOPY: Super Hawk, for full size pickup, like new, insulated, lights, sliding front window, 2 doors swing out or back swing up, sliding side windows, all hardware included. $895/obo. TIDERUNNER: ‘03, 17’, (360)461-3869 cuddy, ‘03 suzuki 90hp, 4 stroke, 230 hrs, 012 Yamaha 9.9 4 stroke, 0 9050 Marine hrs, scotty electric downMiscellaneous riggers. Call (360)4522 1 4 8 fo r m o r e i n fo. A Captains License $16,000/obo. No CG exams. Jan. 14, eves. Capt. Sanders. (360)385-4852 9817 Motorcycles www.usmaritime.us

WINNEBAGO ‘95 Adventurer 34’, 45,500 m. Gas 460 Ford, Banks ex h a u s t s y s t e m , n ew tires and brakes, rear view camera, hyd leveling jacks, 2 tv’s, new hot water tank, non smoker, Drivers side door, 5.5 o n a n g e n e ra t o r, l i g h t neutral interior, everything works and is in ex- BELL BOY: 22’ cuddy cellent shape. $17,700. cabin, V8 engine needs (360)460-1981 work. $1,800. (360)385-9019

9832 Tents & Travel Trailers

ALJO 1991 24’ trailer, ver y good condition, $5,500. 460-8538. NASH 2000 26’, excellent condition. $8,000.(360)460-8538. TENT TRAILER: ‘99 Dutchman. King/queen bed, excellent cond., refrigerator, furnace, A/C, tons of storage. $4,000. (360)460-4157 TRAILER: ‘55 14’ Shasta, no leaks/mold, nice. $3,500/obo. 461-6999.

9802 5th Wheels

HARLEY: ‘04 Soft Tail Heritage. Black with lots of extra chrome. 24,500 mi., Beautiful bike, must see to appreciate. BOAT: 19’ fiberglass, $11,000. (360)477-3725. trailer, 140 hp motor, HONDA: ‘05 CRF80. great for fishing/crab. Like new. $1,400. $5,120. (360)683-3577. (360)460-8514. BOAT: Fiberglass, 12’, HONDA ‘06 CRF450R $200. 4.5 HP Merc mo- Low hrs, frequent oil, filt a r, $ 3 0 0 . ( 3 6 0 ) 6 8 3 - ter and trans fluid chang4761. es. Just don’t ride the Cruising boat. 1981 Sea Ranger sedan style trawler 39’ LOA. Single engine Per kins diesel with bow thruster. Fully enclosed fly bridge. Comfor table salon; stateroom with queen bed; full shower in head;full-sized refrigerator/freezer plus freezer b ox i n l a z z a r e t ; n ew Westerbeke genset with “get-home” alternate power source from genset; new smar t charger/inver ter and battery bank; good electronics including radar and AIS receive. Cruises at 7.5 Kts on 2.5 gph. Max speed 9.0 Kts, 150 gal water and 535 gal fuel capacity. 15 hp Yamaha O/B on dinghy. Anchor with 300’ chain and stern tie spool. Fully equipped as USCG Auxiliary Ope ra t i o n a l Fa c i l i t y. We have cruised throughout Salish Sea and Inside Passage in this comfortable and sea-worthy boat. She works well in t h e N W e nv i r o n m e n t . Suitable for 2 people cruising or live-aboard. S e e i n Po r t L u d l o w. $99,500. (360)437-7996.

5TH WHEEL: ‘91 35’ Hitchhiker Champagne DOG: 5 month old Jack edition. Two slide-outs, Russell, had all shots, rear kitchen, fully furneutered, microchipped. nished. Permanent skirt$500. (360)457-6811 ing also available. $10,000. (360)797-0081 FREE: Large orange tom cat, bobbed tail, not 5 T H W H E E L : ‘ 9 7 3 5 ’ kid or cat friendly, but Road Ranger. Toy haullikes dogs, good hunter, er, big slide, gen. set, indoor/outdoor. free hitch, awning. (360)504-2647 or $8,500. (360)461-4310. (360)775-6603 AVION ‘95: 36’, has two GERMAN SHEPHERD slides. $11,500. Yo u n g fe m a l e , s h o r t (360)460-6909. hair, 75 lb., good lookG L A S P LY : 2 6 ’ c a b i n ing. $200. 9808 Campers & cr uiser, flying br idge, (360)683-7397 single Cummins diesel Canopies engine, low hours, radar, PEKACHOO: 4 mo., tiny girl, huge attitude, paper CAMPER: 9.5’ Alpenlite VHF radio, CB, dept/fish trained, great stocking Ltd. All extras, genera- finder, dingy, down rigstuffer. $300. tor, A/C, dinette roll-out. gers, 16’x32’ boathouse. $27,500. (360)457-0684. Forks (360)374-0749 $14,000. (360)417-2606

bike enough. The motor is very strong and pulls like a tractor.Aluminum stand incl. $2900 (360)461-2356

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Opening repair shop Dear Doctor: I’m opening a three-bay repair shop and would like your opinion on companies that provide service repair information and help with problem vehicles. Jason Dear Jason: Congratulations on your new venture. The first step is to listen to the customer and understand they come to your shop because they have a vehicle problem or just need routine service. I rely on Identifix and Alldata information services. The initial cost may scare you, but keep in mind they will save you a lot of time, which equals to a lot of money saved. The same will hold true for your office management system.

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

9805 ATVs

9180 Automobiles Classics & Collect.

1978 CADILLAC SEV I L L E . B E AU T I F U L “LIKE NEW” CLASSIC. GOLD, LT YELLOW LEATHER, SUNR O O F, W H I T E WALLS, WIRE WHEELS. 75K MILES. M U S T S E E TO A P P R E C I AT E . $ 7 , 5 0 0 (360)928-9724 (206) 697-2005 Classic, all original, 1966 F-250 Ford Camper Special. 390 Auto, original owner. $6,000/obo. (360)390-8101

FORD 1950 F-1 Pickup: 239 Flathead, V8, 3-speed overdrive, runs and looks great! $15,500/obo. (360)379-6646 FORD ‘69 F-250 Camper Special: with factory air, air shocks, tranny cooler, tow hitch, beautiful truck! $8,500. (360)681-2916

9292 Automobiles

HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Others Aspencade. 1200cc, black/chrome, exc. cond. AC U R A : ‘ 8 8 I n t e g r a . $3,500/obo. 417-0153. Runs excellent, 122ZK. H O N DA : ‘ 8 5 M a g n a . $1,350. (360)683-7173. Runs excellent. $1,600. BMW ‘04 330i Convert. (360)385-9019 Black,vry good. 100k mi. Fast/fun/luxury. $11,700. (360)477-8377 9805 ATVs

BU I C K : ‘ 0 0 L e S a b r e. 115K, like new, loaded, runs great. $3,500. (253)314-1258. CHRYSLER: ‘02 Town & Country Limited. Full power, excellent. $4,900. (360)452-4827.

GMC ‘84 S15: 3000k miles on new long block, p a i n t a n d b o d y ve r y QUAD: ‘05 Honda TRX good. No rust. Mounted studs on wheels. $2,500 450R. Excellent cond. firm. (360)670-6100. $2,500. (360)461-0157.

2013 Ford Explorer BASE PRICE: $29,100 for base FWD model; $30,095 for base FWD model with turbo four cylinder; $31,100 for base AWD model; $32,680 for XLT FWD; $34,680 for XLT AWD; $38,100 for Limited FWD; $39,095 for Limited FWD with turbo four cylinder; $40,100 for Limited AWD. PRICE AS TESTED: $47,165. TYPE: Front engine, all-wheel-drive, seven-passenger, large, crossover sport utility vehicle. ENGINE: 3.5-liter, double overhead cam V-6 with Ti-VCT. MILEAGE: 17 mpg (city), 23 mpg (highway). LENGTH: 197.1 inches. WHEELBASE: 112.6 inches. CURB WEIGHT: 4,697 pounds. BUILT AT: Chicago. OPTIONS: Equipment group 302A (includes power-fold third row seating; power liftgate, perforated leather-trimmed seats, heated and cooled front seats, Lane Keep Assist, voice-activated navigation with XM/Sirius Travel Link; 10-way, power passenger seat, Blind Spot Information System, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beam headlight control, inflatable rear seatbelts) $5,600; trailer tow package $570. DESTINATION CHARGE: $895. The Associated Press

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FORD ‘99 ESCORT SE Economical 2.0 liter, 4cyl, auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/cass, power windows and locks, alloy wheels, clean and reliable local trade, nonsmoker, senior owned. $2,695 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com

CHEVROLET ‘08 TRAILBLAZER LS 4.2 liter 6-cyl, auto, 4x4, a/c, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry alloy wheels, only 33,000 miles. side airbags, very, very clean 1owner corporate lease r e t u r n , n o n - s m o k e r, s p o t l e s s “ a u t o c h e ck ” history report. balance of factory 5/100 warranty. near new condition. $16,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com

QUADS: ‘00 Blaster nice DODGE ‘11 AVENGER cond, $1,200. ‘08 250 SXT Raptor, like new, 25 hrs., Economical 2.4 liter 4$2,400. (360)460-9097. cyl, auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD, power windows, locks and seat, 9742 Tires & keyless entry, side airWheels bags, balance of factory SNOW TIRES: (4) Win- 5 / 1 0 0 wa r r a n t y, n o n tercat, studded 225/60 smoker, 37,000 miles. $13,995 R16, with rims and hubREID & JOHNSON caps, was $1,000, sell MOTORS 457-9663 for $500. (4) Wintercat reidandjohnson.com 245/70 R16, sipped & studded, tires only, was $850, sell $400. Both DODGE: ‘92 Dynasty. 4 dr, only 78K, fine cond. used one season only. $3,500. (360)457-3903. (360)477-7516

H O N DA : ‘ 7 4 Tra i l 9 0 . 1,600 mi. $1,200. PLYMOUTH: ‘74 Duster. (360)582-7970 Custom, new inter ior, HONDA: ‘79 CM400T tires, rims, wiring and road bike. 24,000 mi. more. $9,250. 683-7768. $900. 683-4761.

POLARIS: 2011 Razor LE Bobby Gorden series, excellent condition, low hours, used for family fun, no extreme riding, well maintained and always stored inside, windshield and roof top ex t r a s. $ 1 1 , 4 0 0 o b o, 460-0187 or 460-9512 evenings.

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LINCOLN ‘02 LS: nice shape. $8,000. (360)457-3645

MERCURY ‘02 Sable: Auto star t, looks/runs FORD ‘01 Mustang Co- good. $3500. (360)460-0357 bra, blue book $11,700, NOS Flowmasters, MERCURY: ‘96 Sable. $12,000. Call for more sedan, good shape, new details. (360)775-1858. tires, needs transmisFORD: ‘05 Mustang GT. sion. $450. 457-0578.

DODGE ‘99 Flatbed: V8 Dodge Ram Flatbed pickup 4x4. White with detachable metal sideboards and tool box. Good condition, $4200 obo. For more information or to see call (360)461-4151. FORD: ‘79 F250 Super Cab. ‘460’, AT, tow pkg., Banks power pack, 141K, runs/drives great. $2,200. (360)460-7534.

MERCURY: ‘00 Mountaineer. 2WD, V8, premium options, 21 mpg hwy $3,300. (360)452-7266.

SUZUKI: ‘87 Samurai 4x4. 48K drive mi., like new, original mint cond., V8, 5 speed, 61K mi., PONTIAC: ‘99 Sunfire. new tires. $14,900. FORD: ‘86 F150. Excel- new top, tires, clutch, reGood cond., 5 speed. (360)582-0358 lent cond., runs great, built trans, CD, tape, $1,800/obo. 460-1001. recent tune up. $3,000/ Reese tow bar, superior snow travel. First $4,500 obo. (360)531-3842. FORD ‘11 9434 Pickup Trucks takes. (360)460-6979. TAURUS SEL Others Beautiful black 4-door, FORD: ‘91 F150. Extra 9730 Vans & Minivans 3.5 liter V6, auto, A/C, cab, bedliner. $1,000. Others cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD. CHEV: ‘89 1/2 ton 4x4, (360)460-8155 power windows, locks extra cab, ‘350’ 5 sp, gr e a t s h a p e, c a n o py. and seat, full leather inG M C : ‘ 0 8 C a n y o n . FORD ‘98 Econoline terior, power moonroof, $6,888. (425)344-6654. Cruise, air conditioning, E150 Conversion Van heated seats, alloy o n l y 1 4 , 0 0 0 m i . O n l y (Red). 4.6 V8 Engine, DODGE: ‘01 Dakota. 4.7 116,000 miles, Excellent wheels, side airbags, $12,000. 360-385-3025 liter, V8, 5 sp, rear limitCondition, Non Smokonly 21,000 miles, bali n g , D u a l a i r B a g s, A i r ance of factory 3/36 and ed slip axle, 4x4, 1 ownSEE THE MOST er, 117K mi., very clean C o n d i t i o n f r o n t / r e a r, 5/60 warranty, very, very CURRENT REAL interior, never smoked clean 1-owner corporate ESTATE LISTINGS: Quad seats,3r seat,Must in, maintenance records. see. $6250. Call Bob lease return, non-smokwww.peninsula 360-452-8248 er, spotless “autocheck” $5,800. (360)683-2914. dailynews.com vehicle histor y repor t, D O D G E : ‘ 7 2 3 / 4 t o n . near new condition. gor- Runs great, no dents, 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices geous car! some rust. $700/obo. $19,995 Clallam County Clallam County (360)531-3842 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 SALE OF TIMBER FORD: ‘91 F250. Ext. reidandjohnson.com AMY PAYNE LOGGING UNIT c a b X LT, ‘ 4 6 0 ’ , a u t o, QUINAULT RESERVATION, WASHINGTON 105K orig. mi., gooseF O R D : ‘ 9 5 M u s t a n g . neck/trailer hitches, trail- SEALED BIDS, in duplicate, on forms provided, laM a n u a l , n e e d s h e a d er brakes, runs great. beled “Proposal for the AMY PAYNE Logging Unit,” $2,495. (360)452-4362 addressed to the Superintendent, Taholah Agency, gasket, tires. $1,000. 1214 Aalis Street, Building “C”, P.O. Box 39, Tahoor (360)808-5390. (360)809-0781 lah, Washington, 98587, will be received until 2:00 FORD ‘00 F250 Extendp.m. local time, Tuesday, January 29, 2013, for the SATURN: ‘01 SCI. 3 dr, e d C a b L a r i a t . V 1 0 , purchase of timber on the Amy Payne Logging Unit, 5 sp, sunroof, CD player, good tires, new brakes/ heavy duty, 160K, one Quinault Reservation, Washington. Bid opening will o w n e r . M u s t s e l l . occur in the main conference room of the Quinault c l u t c h , p e r fe c t fo r a Division of Natural Resources (QDNR) building at young person, excellent $5,500/obo. 460-7131. condition, 86K mi., well FORD: ‘08 F150 XLT. Taholah, Washington. This logging unit contains maintained, all records. 4x4 crew cab. Low mi., approximately 45 acres to harvest with a total predetermined volume of 1,505 MBF of sawlogs in$4,000. (360)417-0600 loaded! $18,500. cluding 1,411 MBF of western hemlock and other or (360)477-3879. (360)912-1599 conifer sawlogs, 27 MBF of Sitka spruce sawlogs, 11 MBF of western redcedar sawlogs, and 56 MBF 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices of red alder and other hardwood sawlogs; and an undetermined volume of cull and utility logs (all speClallam County Clallam County cies). The above stated volumes are estimates and S U P E R I O R C O U RT O F WA S H I N G TO N F O R are not guaranteed. Each bidder must state the toCLALLAM COUNTY In re the Estate of THOMAS tal purchase price that will be paid for timber on this ALVIN THOMPSON, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00398-0 unit. The minimum qualifying bid will not be adverP R O B AT E N OT I C E TO C R E D I TO R S R C W tised. Cull and utility logs are removable at the Pur11.40.030 The personal representative named be- chaser’s option. Western redcedar salvage will not low has been appointed as personal representative be allowed as part of the sale. A deposit in the form of this estate. Any person having a claim against of a certified check, cashier’s check, bank draft, or the decedent must, before the time the claim would postal money order, payable to the Bureau of Inbe barred by any otherwise applicable statute of dian Affairs, in the amount of Twelve Thousand limitations, present the claim in the manner as pro- Five Hundred Dollars ($12,500.00) must accompavided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to ny each sealed bid. The right to waive technical the personal representative or the personal repre- defects and to reject any and all bids is reserved. sentative’s attorney at the address stated below a The deposit of the apparent high bidder, and of othcopy of the claim and filing the original of the claim ers who submit written requests to have their bid with the court in which the probate proceedings considered for acceptance, will be retained pending were commenced. The claim must be presented bid acceptance or rejection. All other deposits will within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal be returned. The deposit of the successful bidder representative served or mailed the notice to the will be applied as part of the purchase price against creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or timber cut on this unit only, or retained as partial liq(2) four months after the date of first publication of uidated damages if the bidder does not execute the the notice. If the claim is not presented within this contract and furnish a satisfactory bond in the time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as a m o u n t o f T h i r t y F i v e T h o u s a n d D o l l a r s o t h e r w i s e p r ov i d e d i n R C W 1 1 . 4 0 . 0 5 1 a n d ($35,000.00) within thirty (30) days of bid accep11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against tance. The BIA expressly reserves the right to reboth the decedent’s probate and nonprobate as- cover any additional damages which may result from bidder’s failure to execute or perform under sets. the terms of this bid offering. The performance Date of First Publication: December 20, 2012 bond, payments, and subsequent deposits (except Personal Representative: Brooke E. Nelson deposit w/bid) shall be by electronic funds transfer Attorney for Personal Representative: or as designated by the Superintendent. Before Christopher J. Riffle, WSBA #41332 bids are submitted, full information concerning the Address for mailing or service: timber, conditions of the sale, and the submission PLATT IRWIN LAW FIRM of bids should be obtained from the Superintendent, 403 S. Peabody, Port Angeles, WA 98362 Taholah Agency, 1214 Aalis St., Building “C”, P.O. (360) 457-3327 Box 39, Taholah, Washington 98587. Dated this Court of Probate Proceedings: 16th day of November, 2012 at Taholah, WashingClallam County Superior Court ton, Greg Masten, Superintendent, Taholah AgenProbate Cause Number: 12-4-00398-0 cy. Legal No. 445427 Pub: Dec. 13, 27, 2012 Legal No. 444026 Pub: Dec. 20, 27, 2012, Jan. 3, 2013

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