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Greg Kerkof and Sheryl AlfsonKerkof designed and built their dream retirement home, which they live aboard at Port Hadlock Marina with their retriever, Jake.
A home that floats A three-decade effort to live on their boat
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PORT HADLOCK — In 1981, Greg Kerkof and Sheryl Alfson-Kerkof stopped off at Horatio’s for a drink on their way home from a guitar lesson in north Seattle. Discussing their lack of success in finding the sailboat of their dreams, they started sketching plans on a cocktail napkin. Three decades later, they are living at the Port Hadlock Marina aboard their dream boat, the Toccata. They designed and built it from the deck up — meaning that, with a few exceptions, everything on the boat was made from scratch by the owners, from the bow fittings to the bathtub. “We built it,” Greg Kerkof said. “We didn’t buy it.” In case you want to try this at home, consider that Greg is a skilled woodworker who worked for Boeing as an aircraft mechanic and in engineering. Sheryl was lead X-ray technician at the University of Washington Medical Center.
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■ Large-scale investors would gain BRINNON — The Statesman Group is visas in developer’s proposal/A4 turning its planned 257-acre resort on Hood Canal into an environmentally ment — or SEIS — on the $300 million sound proposal, says the author of an Pleasant Harbor Marina and Golf Resort upcoming draft supplemental environin about two months, he said. mental impact statement — an associate The massive resort complex would be planner with the Jefferson County built three miles south of Brinnon on the Department of Community Development. Black Point peninsula — and has stirred “It looks pretty good from an environopposition from neighbors calling themmental standpoint,” David Wayne Johnselves The Brinnon Group who feel it is son said of the project last week. too large for the small rural community. Johnson will complete the draft supplemental environmental impact stateTURN TO RESORT/A4
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Firefighters respond to a fire in which flames spread through the house’s heating system. Three people were left homeless.
QUILCENE — Three people are homeless after a fire spread through the heating system of their house at 323 Cougar Run Road the day after Christmas. The three adults and their three dogs all safely evacuated the home where the fire was reported at 2:30 p.m. Monday, said Fire Chief Bob Herbst of the Quilcene Fire Department on Tuesday. The fire was extinguished about an hour later. Damage was kept to a minimum, Herbst said. “They didn’t lose any of their belongings,” he said. “The damage was contained to the furnace itself.” The home sustained moderate smoke damage, Herbst said. Because of the loss of the heating system, it was not habitable and the occupants, who were not identified, were referred to the
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Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Red Cross. The fire started in the home’s heating furnace and was spreading through the ductwork under the floor, when firefighters arrived, Herbst said. Firefighters controlled the fire by closing the doors to the rooms and the heating vent covers. That kept the fire from spreading, Herbst said. Chief Moe Moser, incident commander, said the quick thinking of the homeowner to shut off the home’s electrical power and the prudent use of a dry-chemical fire extinguisher slowed the fire and prevented a potential total loss of the home. The Quilcene Fire Department was assisted by Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue and a chief officer from the Brinnon Fire Department.
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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press
Fake People cover outs ‘Twilight’ star A FAKED PEOPLE magazine cover on which Taylor Lautner supposedly announces he’s “out and proud” ricocheted across the Internet Monday, tricking fans and even celebrities like Russell Simmons. The digitally altered image of the purported Jan. 7, 2012, People issue shows the “Twilight” star announcing he’s gay and “tired of the rumors.” The fake cover goes on to fake-quote Lautner as saying his decision to come out has left him feeling “more liberated and happier than I’ve ever been.” While the Internet was abuzz, celebrities like Def Jam’s Simmons even fell prey to the hoax, tweeting Taylor a congratulatory tweet: “proud of Taylor Lautner for his bravery and his courage.” Once realizing the mistake, Simmons tweeted, “disappointed that people would joke about someone coming out about their sexuality. Let Taylor Lautner be whoever he wants to be . . . .” A representative for People magazine confirmed the cover a hoax to Gossip Cop, saying the cover is “absolutely fake.”
O’Connor marriage Eighteen days after Sinead O’Connor and Barry Herridge vowed to stay together until “death
This fake cover of People magazine with “Twilight” star Taylor Lautner caused an Internet sensation Monday. do us part,” the newlyweds have had a change of heart. O’Connor, 45, made the announcement on her official website Monday, where she explained that “within three hours the ceremony being over the marriage was kyboshed by the behavior of certain people in my husband’s life.” That wasn’t the only red flag, according to O’Connor. “[There was] a wild ride I took us on looking for a bit of a smoke of weed for my wedding night as I don’t drink,” she wrote. “My husband was enor-
mously wounded and very badly affected by that experience and also by the O’Connor attitude of those close to him toward our marriage. It became apparent to me that if he were to stay with me he would be losing too much to bear. “A woman wants to be a joy to her husband,” O’Connor added. “So you love someone? Set them free.”
helped shape an influential art movement in the mid-20th century, and who became Ms. one of the Frankenthaler most in 2002 admired artists of her generation, died Tuesday at her home in Darien, Conn. Her longtime assistant, Maureen St. Onge, said Ms. Frankenthaler died after a long illness but gave no other details. Known as a second-generation Abstract Expressionist, Ms. Frankenthaler was married during the movement’s heyday to the painter Robert Motherwell, a leading first-generation member of the group. But she departed from the first
generation’s romantic search for the “sublime” to pursue her own path. Refining a technique, developed by Jackson Pollock, of pouring pigment directly onto canvas laid on the floor, Ms. Frankenthaler developed a method of painting best known as Color Field. Her staining method emphasized the flat surface over illusory depth, and it called attention to the very nature of paint on canvas, a concern of artists and critics at the time. It also brought a new open airiness to the painted surface and was credited with releasing color from the gestural approach and romantic rhetoric of Abstract Expressionism.
Passings By The Associated Press
PEDRO ARMENDARIZ JR., 71, a Mexican character actor who was best known for playing sly, sometimes cynical characters he endowed with wit and charisma, died Monday in New York City of cancer. There was no immediate confirmation of the cause of death. Mr. Armendariz Mr. played Gov. Armendariz Riley in the in 2009 2005 movie “The Legend of Zoro” and had roles in 1989’s “Old Gringo” and “Once Upon a Time in Mexico” in 2003. President Felipe Calderon’s office issued a statement lamenting Mr. Armendariz’s death, calling him “a great actor who reflected well on Mexico at home and abroad.” He acted in more than 100 films, including the Mexican hit “The Crime of Father Amaro.”
________ HELEN FRANKENTHALER, 83, the lyrically abstract painter whose technique of staining pigment into raw canvas
Laugh Lines THE FDA IS now warning people not to eat raw cookie dough this holiday season. Is that how fat we’re getting in this country? Our ovens are too slow now? Jay Leno
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1936 (75 years ago) Advertisements: ■ “Be happy the morning after with Carter’s Little Liver Pills.” ■ “Lovely hands are more lively when ‘Satinized.’ You’ll be proud of your hands when you use Chamberlain’s Lotion.” ■ “Elwha Theatre [Port Angeles] on Sunday-Monday-Tuesday: A gem of precious entertainment on screen, sparkling with youth and romance! Joan Blondell, Dick Powell and Warren William in “Stage Struck,” with Frank McHugh, The Yacht Club Boys and Gorgeous Girls.” ■ “At the Seattle Civic Auditorium, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra will present George Gershwin. Ticket prices: $2.63, $1.58 and 79 cents.”
1961 (50 years ago) Retired Lt. Col. James Babcock, now living in the Sequim area, described his past service as director of foreign aid in Liberia for the State Department in a speech before the Port Angeles Rotary Club. Babcock said the government is patterned after
that of the United States, English is spoken and U.S. money is used. The Liberian government, which spurns communistic infiltration, is stable and making economic strides, and the U.S. government gives matching funds for building and educational projects, Babcock said.
1986 (25 years ago) Jefferson and Clallam counties would be among those facing new gas taxes to support Washington State Ferries under a bill now being considered in Olympia. The bill by Rep. George Walk, D-Puyallup, would create a ferry transportation benefit district made up of Puget Sound and the two Olympic Peninsula counties heavily served by ferries. The idea draws considerable support from Eastern Washington legislators.
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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28, the 362nd day of 2011. There are three days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 28, 1846, Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the Union. On this date: ■ In 1694, Queen Mary II of England died after more than five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III. ■ In 1832, John C. Calhoun became the first vice president of the United States to resign, stepping down because of differences
with President Andrew Jackson. ■ In 1856, the 28th president of the United States, Thomas Woodrow Wilson, was born in Staunton, Va. ■ In 1908, a major earthquake followed by a tsunami devastated the Italian city of Messina, killing at least 70,000 people. ■ In 1917, the New York Evening Mail published “A Neglected Anniversary,” a facetious, as well as fictitious, essay by H.L. Mencken recounting the history of bathtubs in America. ■ In 1945, Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance.
■ In 1961, the Tennessee Williams play “Night of the Iguana” opened on Broadway. ■ In 1981, Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first American “test-tube” baby, was born in Norfolk, Va. ■ In 1991, nine people died in a crush to get into a rap celebrity basketball game at City College in New York. ■ Ten years ago: The National Guard was called out to help Buffalo, N.Y., dig out from a paralyzing, five-day storm that had unloaded nearly 7 feet of snow. ■ Five years ago: President
George W. Bush, at his Texas ranch, worked on designing a new U.S. policy in Iraq. Saddam Hussein’s lawyer made a last-ditch effort to impede his client’s execution. ■ One year ago: Eight young people were killed in a fire that swept through an abandoned New Orleans warehouse. Some of the victims were squatters who had been living inside the building. Agathe von Trapp, the real-life inspiration for eldest daughter Liesl in the musical “The Sound of Music,” died in Towson, Md., at age 97.
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A3 Briefly: Nation Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson says he’ll retire LINCOLN, Neb. — Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska has told his supporters that he will retire instead of seeking a third term next year. Nelson said in a Tuesday statement, “Simply put: It is time to move on.” His decision comes as a blow to Democrats’ hopes of maintaining control of the Senate. Republicans need to net four seats to take back the Senate, and they’ve targeted Nelson’s seat as an opportunity. They said Nebraska has tilted to the right in recent years and think Nelson’s vote for President Barack Obama’s signature health care legislation would have weighed him down. Nelson still would have given Democrats a fighting chance.
the run-up to the state’s Jan. 3 caucuses. Gingrich and others have argued that the Massachusetts law, widely seen as the model for President Barack Obama’s national health overhaul, undercuts Romney’s conservative credentials. Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond said the former Georgia congressman’s comments are “old news that has been covered already.” “Newt previously supported a mandate for health insurance and changed his mind after seeing its effects,” he said.
LOS ANGELES — An attorney said the man jailed in the critical wounding of an Afghanistan war veteran at a California homecoming party was being attacked and was on the ground when the shooting took place. Attorney Michael J. Holmes said Tuesday he wants to talk to 19-year-old client Ruben Ray Gingrich vs. Romney Jurado and the district attorney before commenting further. DES MOINES, Iowa — Jurado is in custody for invesRepublican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich once praised the tigation of attempted murder in health care law enacted in Mas- connection with Friday’s shooting at a San Bernardino party sachusetts by then-Gov. Mitt for 22-year-old Army soldier Romney. Christopher Sullivan. In an April 2006 memo, the Sullivan survived a suicide former House speaker said the bombing attack in Afghanistan, law has “tremendous potential received a Purple Heart and was to effect major change in the healing at a U.S. base before American health system.” coming home for the holidays. The memo from Gingrich’s Police said Sullivan interAtlanta-based Center for Health vened in a fight between his Transformation came to light younger brother and Jurado. Tuesday as the GOP candidate set out on a bus tour of Iowa in The Associated Press
Briefly: World Egyptian court bans military ‘virginity tests’ CAIRO — An Egyptian court Tuesday ordered the country’s military rulers to stop the use of “virginity tests” on female detainees, in a rare condemnation by a civilian tribunal of a military practice that has caused an uproar among activists and rights groups. The virginity test allegations first surfaced after a March 9 rally in Cairo’s Tahrir Square that turned violent when men in plainclothes attacked protesters, and the army cleared the square by force. The rights group Human Rights Watch said seven women were subjected to the tests. The ban came a week after public outrage over scenes of soldiers dragging women protesters by the hair, stomping on them and stripping one half-naked in the street during a fierce crackdown on activists.
thousands flooding the streets of the city, which had been under siege for days, to march in a funeral. They carried the open casket overhead with the exposed face of an older man with a white beard. About 60 Arab League monitors — the first Syria’s regime has allowed in during its ninemonth crackdown on an antigovernment uprising — began work Tuesday.
JERUSALEM — A hard-line Israeli group said Tuesday it was launching plans for a new tourist center at the site of a politically sensitive archaeological dig in a largely Arab neighborhood outside Jerusalem’s Old City, drawing fire from Palestinian officials. The project’s sponsor, the Elad Foundation, said the new visitors center and parking garage will be built above a section of the excavation area known as the City of David, leaving the ruins below accessible. The foundation said no addiAttacks suspended tional land beyond the current BEIRUT — Syria’s army sus- excavation site would be used and that construction, which pended days of punishing must pass several zoning comattacks on the restive city of mittees, was still several years Homs and began withdrawing away. its tanks Tuesday just as Arab The site is just outside the League monitors visited the Old City walls at the edge of the area, activists and officials said. Huge crowds poured into the neighborhood of Silwan in east Jerusalem, the part of the city streets shortly after the pullthe Palestinian Authority says it back, shouting defiantly that wants as the capital of a hopedthey will not be cowed by the for state. crackdown. Amateur video showed tens of The Associated Press
100-plus Sears, Kmart stores must be closed BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AND MICHELLE CHAPMAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — Sears Holdings Corp. plans to close between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores to raise cash after a weak holiday shopping season for the retailer. The closings fueled speculation about whether the 125-year-old retailer can turn itself around. The closings are the latest and most visible in a long series of moves to try to fix a company that has struggled with falling sales and shabby stores as rivals like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp. spruced up their looks and turned into one-stop shopping sources. “There’s no reason to go to Sears,” said New York-based independent retail analyst Brian Sozzi. “It offers a depressing shopping experience and uncompetitive prices.” Billionaire investor Edward Lampert purchased Kmart out of bankruptcy in 2003 and bought Sears, Roebuck & Co. a year later. Since 2004 Sears Holdings — which operates both Kmart and Sears stores — has watched its cash and short-term investments go from about $2.09 billion for the year ended Jan. 31, 2004, to THE ASSOCIATED PRESS $1.34 billion for the year ended Jan. 31, 2011, according to FactSet. A banner hangs on a Sears The figure now stands at about in downtown Chicago. $700 million. than $3.5 billion of liquidity, con‘Deepening problems’ sisting of $700 million in cash and Credit Suisse analyst Gary $2.9 billion available under its Balter said the softer-than- credit lines. Still, Sears Holdings said its expected holiday sales performance point to “deepening prob- declining sales, ongoing pressure lems at this struggling chain and on profit margins and rising renewed worries about Sears sur- expenses pulled its adjusted earnings lower. vivability.” The company predicts fourthBalter added that Sears’ weakening performance may lead its quarter adjusted earnings will be vendors to start to worry about less than half the $933 million it reported for the same quarter last their exposure. If vendors stop shipping to a year. The retailer also anticipates a retailer or start insisting on cash non-cash charge of $1.6 billion to up front, it can spell the end. The company disputes talk $1.8 billion in the quarter to write that it is in trouble financially or off the value of carried-over tax deductions it now doesn’t expect will have problems surviving. Spokesman Chris Brathwaite to be profitable enough to use. Some industry experts say said Sears Holdings has more
Peninsula franchises OK PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Two Sears stores in Port Angeles and Carlsborg will not be affected by the announced closure of 100 to 120 Sears stores nationwide, employees of those stores said Tuesday. The North Olympic Peninsula stores are franchises known as “hometown stores.” “It’s going to be the big retail stores. They are going to close,” said Sandi Frantz, an owner of the Port Angeles store at 520 S. Lincoln St. “We are doing fine,” she said. “We are having a good year.” The Sears store at 232 Valley Center Place also is staying put, salesman Robert Grey said. “None of the 900 hometown stores will be affected,” Grey said. “They haven’t decided what stores they are closing down yet,” he said. “Even the numbers are an estimation.”
part of the problem Sears is facing is that economic difficulties continue to grip its core customers. These middle-income shoppers have seen their wages fail to keep up with higher costs for household basics like food. But the bigger issue, analysts say, is that Sears hasn’t invested in remodeling, leaving its stores uninviting. Sears has yet to determine which stores will close but said it will post on www.searsmedia.com when a final list is compiled. The company would not discuss how many, if any, jobs would be cut. The Hoffman Estates, Ill., company has more than 4,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Trusted neighbor admits he dismembered 9-year-old girl THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A babysitter and trusted neighbor has confessed that he bludgeoned a 9-year-old Indiana girl to death with a brick then dismembered her, hiding her head, hands and feet at a home where he was staying and dumping the rest of her remains nearby, police said Tuesday. Allen County sheriff’s investigators said in an affidavit that 39-year-old Michael Plumadore admits he killed Aliahna Lemmon on Thursday. According to the affidavit, Plumadore told police that after beating Aliahna to death on the front steps of the home in the early morning hours, he stuffed her body into trash bags and hid her in the freezer at the home in a rundown trailer park in
Fort Wayne. He said he later chopped up her body with a hacksaw and stuffed her remains into freezer bags. Authorities didn’t say Tuesday why Plumadore killed the child, but Sheriff Ken Fries said investigators had suspected Plumadore was involved since soon after she was reported missing Friday night. Investigators questioned him Friday and Saturday, and he was arrested Monday after being interviewed by detectives for several hours more. Fries said his long police career told him that Plumadore’s account of the girl’s disappearance had too many inconsistencies. A judge ordered Plumadore held without bail or bond at an initial hearing Tuesday, Sheriff’s
Department spokesman Cpl. Jeremy Tinkel said. He has yet to be formally charged in Aliahna’s death. Paulette Hair, 45, a former manager at the trailer park who lives at a nearby trailer park, said she never would have guessed Plumadore would kill a child. “But you don’t know a person, truly,” she said. Aliahna was a student at Holland Elementary School, said Fort Wayne school district spokeswoman Krista Stockman. She did not know what grade the girl was in. Aliahna and her two younger sisters were staying with Plumadore for about one week because their mother, Tarah Souders, had been sick with the flu.
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Nation: $10,000 returned; it’s ‘the right thing to do’
Nation: Dispatcher avoids big trouble over message
World: Facebook banned in Vietnam but founder OK
World: Prince Philip home after four nights in hospital
A COLORADO MAN who found $10,000 before boarding a flight in Las Vegas said he returned the money to the owner because he wanted to show his children it was “the right thing to do.” Greenwood Village resident Mitch Gilbert found two unmarked Caesar’s Palace envelopes at the airport and realized there was money inside when he arrived home. Gilbert called the airport and eventually got in touch with a man from El Paso, Texas, who reported the money missing. The Texas man said he won the money gambling and dropped it while running to catch a flight.
A BOSTON SUBWAY dispatcher who programmed an electronic message board in a station to scroll the lyrics of “Deck the Halls” instead of the normal service announcements on Christmas Day won’t face severe punishment. Travelers seemed to get a chuckle out of the holiday levity. State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey said Tuesday any punishment will be light — perhaps just a reminder not to use the signs for anything other than their real purpose. Davey said the dispatcher is a good and long-term employee of the transit agency and meant well.
VIETNAM MAY BLOCK its citizens from using Facebook, but that didn’t stop website founder Mark Zuckerberg from vacationing in the communist country. Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay, local official Trinh Dang Thanh said. State-run media said Zuckerberg arrived in Vietnam on Dec. 22. Zuckerberg spent Christmas Day at an ecolodge in the northern mountain town of Sapa and rode a buffalo, said Le Phuc Thien, deputy manager at Topas Ecolodge. Zuckerberg is Facebook’s CEO.
BRITAIN’S PRINCE PHILIP returned to the royal family’s country estate Tuesday after a spell in the hospital undergoing treatment for a blocked coronary artery. Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s 90-yearold husband, spent four nights in the hospital recovering from a successful coronary stent procedure. He was taken to Papworth, a specialist heart hospital in Cambridge, on Friday after complaining of chest pains. It was the most serious health scare suffered by Philip, who is known to be active and robust. Philip did not speak to reporters as he was driven away from the hospital.
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Swain’s General Store owner dead at 59 in need.” Her daughter, Kasey, 25, said, “It was hard to lose her on Christmas Day, her favorite holiday of the year. “But my brothers and I will celebrate it that much more for her in the future.” All three children have worked at Swain’s General Store — Kasey as a checker, Aaron in the hardware department, and Ryan in sporting goods, where he continues to work today. In a statement, they said Swain’s General Store will continue “serving the community as we have for the last 54 years. Swain’s is what it is because of our customers. “We appreciate your support. We’re here for you and your families. “We would like to thank you for everything.” Their comments were echoed in a statement from Mike Mudd, Swain’s merchandise manager, on behalf of store manager Don Droz and other mem-
‘She held on for us,’ son says lover with a broad sense of humor, she had a small farm in Sequim where she raised horses, donkeys, guinea hens, chickens, goats, dogs, cats, lizards, mice, gerbils, ferrets and other animals. She also loved to cook and to garden, growing everything from flowers to vegetables. She enjoyed beachcombing, walking for hours at a time, collecting sea glass and shells, and clam-digging with her cocker spaniel, Punky. She loved to travel by car and van throughout the lower 48 states, Alaska and Canada with her sons, daughter and friends who were her “adopted family.”
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PORT ANGELES — Rebecca Swain Gedlund, the owner of Swain’s General Store, passed away peacefully the afternoon of Christmas Day, her favorite day of the year. She was 59. She had been hospitalized at Olympic Medical Center for lung cancer. At her bedside were her children, Aaron, Ryan and Kasey. A celebration of life is scheduled in the secondfloor reception room at John Wayne Marina in Sequim at 1 p.m. Saturday. “She was an incredibly strong-willed woman,” said Ryan, 26. “The doctors said they Family Foundation had never seen anyone fight as hard against cancer as She also oversaw the she did. She held on for us.” Swain’s Family Foundation, An enthusiastic animal- which gives thousands of
Rebecca Swain Gedlund, owner of Swain’s General Store in Port Angeles, died Christmas Day. dollars in charitable donations each year to organizations across the North Olympic Peninsula. “She loved to laugh, share her life and love with the people she knew,” said Aaron, 29. “She was always giving, willing to help anyone
bers of the management team: “The Swain’s General Store family is very saddened by the loss of our owner, Becky Swain Gedlund. Becky was a wonderful lady and tremendous owner. “Becky was always very generous and unselfish in her ownership and guidance of our family general store. “Becky always put her employees before herself.”
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lund and her sister, Glenda Swain Cable. There were disagreements between the two sisters over the company’s direction. In 2004 the Swain’s Inc. board of directors divided the company between the sisters. Gedlund became the sole owner of Swain’s General Store. Cable became co-owner with her husband, Dick, of two Swain’s outlets in Sequim and Port Townsend. Those stores were renamed Swain’s Outdoor. Blaming the poor economy and competition from “box stores,” Swain’s Outdoor in Sequim was closed in the summer of 2010. The Port Townsend store closed last February.
Swain’s General Store was opened in Port Angeles in 1957 by Cliff Swain and his wife, Bee, as a military surplus store and soon expanded the store’s departments to serve the hardware and outdoors needs of North Olympic Peninsula ________ customers. After Cliff Swain died in Publisher and Editor John 1995 and Bee in 1997, own- Brewer can be reached at 360ership of Swain’s Inc. passed 417-3500 or at john.brewer@ to their two children, Ged- peninsuladailynews.com.
Resort: Wants 560 short-, 278 long-stay units pic Peninsula tourism industry leader said. “I’m just thrilled with it,” said Diane Shostak, executive director of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau, who has toured the site and followed the project since its genesis in 2006. “We are too tied together not to benefit from something of that magnitude in our neighborhood,” Shostak said, predicting resort visitors would travel to such destinations as Sequim and Olympic National Park. A DCD recommendation on the project will be included in the draft SEIS, Johnson said. His draft report will be reviewed internally within Community Development and, once released to the public, will go through a public comment period and state Environmental Policy Act review. Then it will be submitted to the county Planning Commission for a recommendation, which will forwarded to the county commissioners for final action.
CONTINUED FROM A1 Statesman is paying the county to create the draft SEIS, another point of contention with The Brinnon Group. Statesman wants to build 560 short-stay tourist units and 278 long-stay tourist units, 822 golf-resort residential units, an 18-hole golf course, 68 residential units in a “maritime village” that would include 51,000 square feet of commercial space, and a “golf resort” that would include 30,800-square-feet of commercial space. The site already includes 285-slip Pleasant Harbor Marina, which Statesman owns and which will be renovated in the project’s first phase of construction. “This is probably the best marina on Hood Canal,” marina co-manager Don Coleman said Tuesday, adding that the marina’s docks will be replaced. While Johnson expects legal challenges to the proposal, enough changes have been made, including establishment of 150-foot shoreline buffers, that a positive DCD recommendation is in sight, Johnson said. “There are people who want to stop it no matter what, but I don’t see anything that would really do that,” Johnson said.
Opposition A leader of The Brinnon Group is not impressed with even the idea of building a resort in the tiny, rural community. “There has been no SEIS, so all this is pie in the sky,” said Barbara Moore’lewis, who organized The Brinnon Group, and has lived in Brinnon since
New application made for federal program Mann wants 230 foreign residents to each invest $500,000 into the BRINNON — For the project, he said. fourth time, Garth Mann, He wants the agency president of The Statesto classify the area south man Group, is putting of Brinnon as a “desigtogether a financing plan nated regional center,” for his Pleasant Harbor which the agency classiMarina and Golf Resort fies as an area that prothat would involve the motes economic growth federal government. and job creation. The Statesman Group The resort would crehas recently submitted ate 2,000 jobs during another application to construction and afterthe U.S. Citizenship and ward, including 280 fullImmigration Service’s time jobs at the resort at EB-5 program, Mann complete build-out, Mann said last week. said. Under the program, A successful EB-5 proindividual foreign invesgram application is “an tors who put $500,000 or intergral part” of the $1 million into a project project, he said. and create at least 10 “The other part is that new jobs directly or indi- Pleasant Harbor is one of rectly for legal U.S. resiseven different resorts dents would gain perma- we are developing that nent visas to the U.S. are all part of that packBY PAUL GOTTLIEB
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2003. DCD last week posted Statesman’s preferred plan and another alternative from the company along with a description of the project at http://tinyurl. com/7yr6x3s. Brinnon Group members are reviewing the newly issued plans, she said Tuesday. “The community hasn’t had a chance to read this and talk about it,” she said. “Half the people think it will never happen, and half the people think it’s a done deal.” The Brinnon Group sup-
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age as well.” If the application is rejected, “it’s not the end of the world,” Mann said, adding he has a backup plan, the details of which he would not discuss. Mann said he is expecting better luck with this application because he hired a professional writer to pen the application, and Mann is using his lawyer to usher the application through the necessary channels. “I was probably involved the other three times, so I stepped back and let the other professionals handle it.”
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ports development at Black Point “that is of reasonable size, fits with the rural character of Brinnon, preserves the natural features of the area and protects Hood Canal,” according to its website at www.brinnon group.org.
tion by its opponents. “We tried our best to make it as environmentally sound as we could,” Mann said. “It’s destined to be approved.” The resort complex would be built in phases over 10 years “or in response Environmental changes to market demands,” the county’s website report Statesman President said. Garth Mann said in a telephone interview from his Approves of project Scottsdale, Ariz., office that The project’s economic the proposal has evolved into an environmentally benefits would stretch friendly project that across Clallam and Jefferdeserves closer examina- son counties, a North Olym-
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We look at what’s proposed and what is required under the code and rely on other agencies to comment.” Some key features of the Pleasant Harbor Marina and Golf Resort: ■ More water will be put back in the aquifer than is taken out, and recycled water will be used to replenish a redesigned, 6,400-yard golf course that will include half the sodded acreage of most other golf courses, Mann said. ■ A wastewater reclamation plant. ■ Generation of electrical power through an integrated system that combines Earth-generated geothermal technology. Generation of heat and power derived from “cogeneration” systems fueled with biodiesel and power from the Mason County Public Utility District. In cogeneration, useful heat is generated along with electricity. “Waste heat” from equipment such as on-site generators will heat the resort’s spas and a new pool. Buildings at the site have been reconfigured so they create far less impervious surface, Mann said. Statesman’s website, www.statesmancorporation. com, already describes the resort in present-tense terms. It includes drawings and photos and describes “The Sea View Villas: from $690,000. Large villas with two-car (boat and car) parking and 2 or 3 bedroom plans” and “1 to 3 bedroom Resort Chalets, Golf Villas or Maritime Casitas.”
Statesman is paying Jefferson County the county’s standard rate of $71 an hour to write the draft SEIS. “It is difficult to see how a county planner or department can be neutral about a plan if the planner’s salary is being paid by the developer,” Moore’lewis said Tuesday. Johnson said other writers hired to put together the study had quit. “Ultimately, it is our EIS,” he said. ________ “It is common for us to direct the writing,” he Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb added. can be reached at 360-417-3536 “We would treat it like or at paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily any other project we review. news.com.
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School called low performing Sequim Community struggling, according to new state list BY ARWYN RICE
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PORT TOWNSEND â€” A proposal for a passenger ferry between Seattle and Port Townsend could take another step toward fruition today when Port of Port Townsend commissioners consider accepting grant funding. But one of the three port commissioners says he will vote against the resolution to accept a $1.3 million grant from the federal Department of Transportation to build or purchase a boat for the route. â€œThis is the last chance to stop the project,â€? said Dave Thompson, who represents District 2, on Tuesday. â€œIt would be nice if the other commissioners listened to reason,â€? he added. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at 375 Hudson St. As planned, the port would own the boat while its operation would be contracted to Puget Sound Express in Port Townsend.
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Port of Port Townsend Commissioner Dave Thompson, shown at his boat repair business at the Boat Haven, intends today to vote against accepting a $1.3 million federal grant. subsidy. â€œThis proposal doesnâ€™t fit any of the criteria,â€? Thompson said. â€œItâ€™s not feasible, since it will cost $1,000 in fuel for each round trip. â€œI think we should just give the money back.â€? For the grant to be declined, Thompson would have to persuade one of the other commissioners, John Collins or Leif Erickson, to agree with his position. Collins said on Tuesday that he â€œhas found no reason to not vote to accept the money.â€? Erickson could not be reached for comment but has consistently supported the idea, said Jim Pivarnik, port deputy director. Thompson said he has
not voted against the various stages of the proposal because of Ericksonâ€™s and Collinsâ€™ position. His vote in opposition â€œwould only be a gesture,â€? he said. The vote to decline the grant, however, is a gesture worth making, he said. Proponents of the ferry such as Crockett and Pivarnik are aware of Thompsonâ€™s position, stating that his criteria does not apply to the proposal. â€œCommissioner Thompson has been against this for years,â€? Pivarnik said. â€œHe doesnâ€™t think it will be good for the locals. â€œHe favors providing affordable public transportation to local people, which is not our purpose.
â€œWe are using a different model, which is not to serve the locals but to bring tourists to Port Townsend.â€? If the resolution is approved, the port will schedule meetings with officials with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and government agencies as well with as the general public to determine what the boat and the service should include. Puget Sound Express, as operators of the service, would participate in the meetings. After the meetings, the port would put out a bid for the boatâ€™s construction.
Begin August 2013 The service is scheduled to begin in August 2013 on an irregular schedule which would evolve in response to passenger reaction, the port has said. Todayâ€™s meeting, which is the last for Collins before he leaves office, will be followed by a reception in his honor at 2:30 p.m. Collins, who chose to not run for re-election, will be replaced by Steve Tucker, who ran unopposed. Tucker has shown strong support for the passenger ferry project in the past, according to Pivarnik.
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OLYMPIA â€” Two members of Washingtonâ€™s redistricting panel reached an agreement on new congressional district maps Tuesday but declined to immediately release details on where the new 10th District would be located. Republican commissioner Slade Gorton and Democratic counterpart Tim Ceis said they will release the plan this morning.
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SEQUIM â€” Sequimâ€™s Community School was included in a Department of Education list of the stateâ€™s lowest-performing schools last week. State Superintendent Randy Dorn released a list of the lowest 5 percent of schools receiving or eligible to receive federal Title I funds that are identified as the â€œpersistently lowestachieving schoolsâ€? in the state. Dorn said these schools donâ€™t get the resources they need. This year, 57 schools from 38 districts were identified â€” only one of them located on the North Olympic Peninsula. Sequim Community School houses specialized district and community programs for children, students and adults. â€œAs far as state assessment, we house the Olympic Peninsula Academy, which consists of approximately 75 students, and the Alternative High School, which consists of approximately 30 students,â€? Vince Riccobene, district director of instruction, said in a statement Tuesday. â€œThe staff works to create improvement plans annually to ensure the kids are receiving the same high level instruction as other kids.â€? The school was considered for closure by the Sequim School Board earlier this year â€” but that was because of the cost of repairing or remodeling the 1950s era structure on West Alder Street. School board members were told that it would cost $3 million to demolish and rebuild the structure, or $200,000 to $300,000 to remodel the 71,000-squarefoot structure so it can still be used temporarily, with improved energy efficiency and other upgrades. As a Title I school, Sequim Community School is eligible for federal school improvement grants meant to help struggling schools.
put out this list,â€? Dorn said. â€œBut that law was also based on the assumption that schools would receive more funding in order to improve,â€? he added. â€œTo me, itâ€™s completely unfair to call out these schools without giving them additional resources, but that is the world we live in now.â€? The process of identifying the schools began in 2010, with the introduction of the federal School Improvement Grants. That year, the 47 named schools were given a chance to apply for grants ranging from $50,000 to $2 million. As a state, Washington received $17 million. Dorn said that of the 57 schools, only four have fewer than 50 percent of students receiving free or reduced-price lunches.
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That will leave the public little time to review and comment on it because the panelists say theyâ€™d like to complete their work by Friday. â€œSince this agreement is only a few minutes old, we obviously do not have maps
at this point,â€? Gorton said. Gorton and Ceis refused to describe the plan or say whether it includes a majority-minority district based in south King County, which some had sought. Two other members of the redistricting commission have agreed to new legislative districts for Western Washington but are still working on the eastern side. Democratic commissioner Dean Foster said he is confident they will also reach an agreement by today. â€œWe havenâ€™t shaken hands yet,â€? Foster said. The negotiators had initially set a goal of finishing in November. Commission members must reach a deal by New Yearâ€™s Day or the process will be sent to the Supreme Court. Once they do that, the Legislature will have an opportunity to make minor modifications. If no changes are made,
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State miniumum wage tops $9 New Yearâ€™s Day THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OLYMPIA â€” Washington stateâ€™s minimum wage increases by 37 cents to $9.04 an hour starting New Yearâ€™s Day. While the stateâ€™s current rate of $8.67 an hour is already the highest state minimum wage in the nation, a few cities, like San
Francisco, have their own laws and have higher rates. San Franciscoâ€™s current rate of $9.92 jumps to $10.24 on Sunday, making it the first city in the nation to top a $10 minimum wage. The federal minimum wage is $7.25. Washington is among a handful of states where the minimum wage will
increase Sunday. Washingtonâ€™s minimum wage is adjusted each year for inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for the past 12 months, which is up more than 4 percent. The yearly recalculation is required by Initiative 688, which was approved by Washington voters in 1998.
Garden can work for you, authors say THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CHIMACUM â€” Gardening authors David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth will present â€œMake Your Garden Work for Youâ€? at a meeting of the North Olympic Fruit Club on Tuesday. The meeting will be held at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, at 7 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Deardorff and Wadsworth recently returned to
Port Townsend from a U.S. book tour. Their first book, Whatâ€™s Wrong with My Plant and How Do I Fix It: A Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies, won the Silver Award from Garden Writers Association and is a best-seller. It was published in 2009. In 2010, they contributed to The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening. Their new book, Whatâ€™s Wrong with My Vegetable
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SARC to extend its hours, lower fees BY JEFF CHEW PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
SEQUIM — The Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center will be open longer and cost less for at least the first six months of 2012. General admission to the center at 610 N. Fifth Ave. will be $8 for adults, $4 for youths and free for children 2 and younger. Now, daily fees are $10 for adults, $5 for youth and $2.25 for children 7 and younger. Come Sunday, the hours will change as well: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Now, the center is open from 5:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. “This is going to be a trial period of at least six months to monitor the response of the pass holders,” said Susan Sorenson, SARC board president. “People have been saying that they want to be open earlier on the weekends.” SARC will mark the changes on New Year’s Day with a “free admission day” intended to get people in
figures out to $2.75 each time,” she said. “That is less than a latte.” For seniors, the annual pass will be $358. Sorenson said if a senior attends SARC three times a week that figures out at $2.55 a visit. The adult monthly passes will be $50.83 and youth will be $25.52. SARC now has about 2,500 pass holders. SARC Director Taylor McDonald has arranged JEFF CHEW/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS with a bank to set up Fitness training instructor Laura Rundle monthly withdrawals teaches a class in the gymnasium at Seqium checking accounts for those Aquatic Recreation Center on Tuesday. who prefer automatic withdrawals for an annual pass the door to learn about the The SARC board last over the use of credit cards. facility. week approved a $997,800 SARC will be open that budget for 2012, down from SARC history day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., $1.1 million in 2011, an SARC is part of Clallam and the staff will pull out accomplishment reached by County Park and Recreall the stops, offering classes cutting staff and other ation District No. 1, a junior for weight training, Zumba expenses, Sorenson said. taxing district, which voters and several other recreCosts include a $10,000 approved and established ational activities. monthly utility bill for in 1962 to construct and “The thought is, if we get water and sewer fees, plus maintain an outdoor swimpeople in the door then they the primary cost of heating ming pool for children. will see what we have to the pool. Junior taxing districts offer,” Sorenson said. Even though general receive no monies from the The longer hours will admission is less, Sorenson state, county or city, but can increase operating hours by said the best deal continues have levies for operating 15 percent, Sorenson said. to be the annual pass, which funds or for capital outlay “Every time we increase is $386.57 for adults. when approved by more operating hours, that means “If you attend SARC than 60 percent of the voters. your costs go up,” she said. three times a week, that The pool opened in 1964
on the Sequim High School campus and operated in the summers only until 1984. With the community outgrowing the small outdoor pool, a bond was proposed to build an indoor facility in 1980. It failed, but in September 1984, voters approved by 62 percent of the vote a $2.4 million bond to be paid over 20 years. Five acres of land were purchased and Cedar Ridge Construction of Port Angeles was hired to construct the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, since known as SARC. Charter passes were sold to generate enough operating revenue to open the doors in March 1988. Charter pass holders were promised their passes would never increase in price, although over the years it became necessary to apply state taxes to the cost of the charter passes. In the earlier years, the district had to depend on tax levies to augment the revenues generated by patron usage. The goal of the district has always been to become as close to self-supporting as possible while serving
the widest spectrum of the community, SARC leaders said. After the failure of a property tax levy in November 2002, the district raised prices and restructured operations to strive for operation completely independent of tax subsidies of any kind.
No taxpayer funds The district now receives no funds from the taxpayers. In January 2003, with no levy funds, SARC offered a premier pass to bring in additional operating revenue. The premier pass offered no price increase for 10 years provided that the pass be kept current over the 10-year period. The original building bond was paid off in December 2004. It is believed that this district is the only park and recreation district in the state able to successfully operate independent of tax subsidies of any kind.
________ Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew can be reached at 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ peninsuladailynews.com.
King tides to wash through Puget Sound this week PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
OLYMPIA — Higherthan-usual winter tides are being seen in Puget Sound through Thursday. The tides, referred to as “king tides,” occurred along the Strait of Juan de Fuca and on the Pacific Coast last week, the state Department of Ecology said. They will return to the Strait Jan. 18-22 and the
Pacific coast Jan. 19-24. In the Puget Sound, which includes Hood Canal, they began Tuesday and will be seen through Thursday, then return Jan. 13-17. These higher-than-usual tides occur when the sun and moon’s gravitational pull reinforce one another, Ecology said. The department is inviting members of the public to share their photos of the
tides, asking that photos be taken of areas where the high water levels can be gauged against familiar landmarks such as sea walls, jetties, bridge supports or buildings. To find where and when the highest tides will occur, visit Ecology’s king tide map and schedule at http://tinyurl.com/ 7p9om2f. Public beaches can be
located at the department’s Coastal Atlas at http:// tinyurl.com/6t6ofea. Photos — with date, time and location of photo noted — can be uploaded on the Washington King Tide Photo Initiative Flickr Group at www.flickr.com/ groups/1611274@N22/. Last winter, Ecology collected more than 250 king tide photos. King tides offer a glimpse
of how rising sea levels from global climate change could affect the state’s coastal areas, Ecology said. As global temperatures rise, the oceans warm slightly and expand, ice caps and glaciers melt, and more precipitation falls as rain instead of snow, it said. This causes sea levels to rise and could affect Washington’s marine areas by intensifying flooding, espe-
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Horse pulls a high, fast one on boy, owner MY GOLDIE BOY caught me napping Saturday. The Welsh pony, who turns 31 in a few months, showed me the need to always be cautious even with an older, normally wellbehaved horse. Friend “Z” Barker was over, and we were watching her kids, Antigony and Ashtin, ride my ponies Snowball Express and Goldie Boy when the usually placid Goldie decided to run and buck when Ashtin urged him into a trot. At his age, Goldie usually requires much goading just to go from a walk to a trot. It was just two years ago that the pony barely wanted to walk, let alone trot. You see, he’d lost a lot of weight quickly that winter and was quite lethargic. A visit from the veterinarian revealed his teeth were worn to nubs, so he was unable to chew up his hay enough to swallow and digest it. And he likely had Cushing’s disease. Cushing’s is a problem of the pituitary gland. The classic Cushing’s case is an old, skinny, hairy horse that grows a long, wavy hair coat year-round. As was the case with Goldie, intermittent front limb stiffness also can be seen.
More than aging Many people unwittingly believe that their horses are just getting older. As I found out, in reality, these horses often are sick. To combat the problem, the
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vet put Goldie on pergolid. Since I have shelters and not separate stalls I also pulled him out of the pasture and into my backyard so he could eat slowly and in peace, away from my three
other horses. I then started a regimen of twice-daily feedings of alfalfa cubes with oats in it, Strategy’s Healthy Edge (which I supplement all my horses with) and, since the backyard grass is dormant in winter, I throw him a bit of hay to keep him occupied. Ideally, I should cut the hay into smaller strands, but I don’t always take the time to do so. The good news is, well, you can see by the photo that Goldie is now a robust, energetic pony who momentarily resorted to days of his youth. Goldie had just turned 17 when he came into my family’s life to become my then-6-year-old niece Brooke Stromberg’s pony. The only real problem Brooke had with Goldie was he would thrust his head down to eat grass all the time. His head and neck muscles were too strong for Brooke, so he’d just go wherever he wanted to eat, including through trees and brush that would scare the little lass.
My neighbor at the time, a young Jeannie Wolf Johnson, showed us how to get Goldie under Brooke’s control by weaving hay twine through his bridle and securing to the saddle horn. That way, he couldn’t put his head down to eat. Success! Later, I found I didn’t need the twine when I used a Martha Josey low-port shank bit with rope noseband, a system that he’s still comfortable with and that works well on him today. I have to say that’s been the only problem we’ve had with Gold. Until Ashtin’s ride, I have never seen him buck, or even attempt to buck. He’s always been kind and trustworthy on the ground and in the saddle.
The past An interesting bit of history about Goldie: Last year, I rode with the Peninsula Chapter of Back Country Horsemen on a ride that started at Jennifer Reandeau’s place in Joyce. There, I heard she used to raise Welsh ponies. Though I’d acquired Goldie from a family in Port Angeles that had owned him for six years, I thought, “Hmm . . . I wonder if she knew Goldie.” I asked her, but she didn’t think so. Still, I went home and looked at Goldie’s registration papers. Sure enough, Jennifer had owned him. So I emailed Jennifer a photo. Sure enough, she’d bought him as a youngster and used him
Ashtin Barker, 8, holds fast to Goldie Boy as the pony goes airborne after surprising the lad with a burst of youthful energy and briefly becoming a bucking bronco. as a stud for her mares. Apparently, he’s sired several foals which are still alive and kicking. Her memories came flooding back to her, and she exclaimed, “But he was the worst horse I’ve ever gone to break! Took him forever to get the hang of it — he just kept bucking and bucking!” Well, I guess Goldie was feeling so good Saturday, he thought he was a young stud again. It was good to see, but a bit unnerving for Ashtin. The boy rode him
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PORT HADLOCK — The Washington State University Jefferson County Extension Master Gardeners program is accepting applications. Training will be held at the WSU Extension office, 201 W. Patison St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays from Feb. 29 to May 30. The cost of training is
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Research fee for medical effectiveness due in â€™12 BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON â€” Starting in 2012, the government will charge a new fee to your health insurance plan for research to find out which drugs, medical procedures, tests and treatments work best. But what will Americans do with the answers? The goal of the research, part of a little-known provision of President Barack Obamaâ€™s health care law, is to answer such basic questions as whether that new prescription drug advertised on TV really works better than an old generic costing much less. But in the politically charged environment surrounding health care, the idea of medical effectiveness research is eyed with suspicion. The insurance fee could be branded a tax and drawn into the vortex of electionyear politics. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute â€” a quasi-governmental agency created by Congress to carry out the research â€” has yet to commission a single head-tohead comparison, although its director is anxious to begin.
$1 per person in 2012 The government is already providing the institute with some funding: The $1-per-person insurance fee goes into effect in 2012. But the Treasury Department said itâ€™s not
likely to be collected for another year, though insurers would still owe the money. The fee doubles to $2 per covered person in its second year and thereafter rises with inflation.
Guidance in 6 months The IRS is expected to issue guidance to insurers within the next six months. â€œThe more concerning thing is not the institute itself, but how the findings will be used in other areas,â€? said Kathryn Nix, a policy analyst for the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank. â€œWill they be used to make coverage determinations?â€?
Who makes decisons? The instituteâ€™s director, Dr. Joe Selby, said patients and doctors will make the decisions, not his organization. â€œWe are not a policymaking body; our role is to make the evidence available,â€? said Selby, a primary care physician and medical researcher, But insurance industry representatives said they expect to use the research and work with employers to fine-tune workplace health plans. Employees and family members could be steered to hospitals and doctors who follow the most effective treatment methods. Patients going elsewhere could face higher copayments, similar to added charges they now pay for â€œnon-preferredâ€? drugs on
their insurance plans. Major insurers already are carrying out their own effectiveness research, but it lacks the credibility of government-sponsored studies. Not long ago, so-called â€œcomparative effectivenessâ€? research enjoyed support from lawmakers in both parties. After all, much of the medical research that doctors and consumers rely on now is financed by drug companies and medical device manufacturers, who have a built-in interest in the findings. And a drug maker only has to show that a new medicine is more effective than a sugar pill â€” not a competing medication â€” to win government approval for marketing.
Stimulus bill The 2009 economic stimulus bill included $1.1 billion for medical effectiveness research, mainly through the National Institutes of Health. It was not considered particularly controversial. But things changed during the congressional health care debate, after former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin made the claim, now widely debunked, that Obama and the Democrats were setting up â€œdeath panelsâ€? to ration care. As a result, lawmakers hedged the new institute with caveats. It was set up as an independent nonprofit organization, with a .org Internet
address instead of .gov. The government cannot dictate Selbyâ€™s research agenda. And there are limitations on how the Health and Human Services department can use the research findings in decisions that affect Medicare and Medicaid. Selby said the institute is taking seriously the term â€œpatient-centeredâ€? in its name.
Patients involved Patients will not be merely subjects of research; they and their representatives will be involved in setting the agenda and overseeing the process. â€œWe are talking about patients as partners in the research,â€? said Selby. Findings will be presented in clear language â€” a kind of Consumer Reports approach â€” so that patients and doctors can easily draw on them to make decisions. â€œOur goal, our hope, is that over time, by involving patients in research, two things will happen,â€? said Selby. â€œOne is that we will start asking questions in a more practical fashion, so the results would speak more consistently to questions that patients want to know the answers to. â€œAnd two is that, by our example of involving patients in the research, trust will rise.â€? He expects to unveil the instituteâ€™s proposed research agenda in the next few weeks.
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The nominees Stein is an economics professor at Harvard, where he teaches courses in finance. His research focuses on the behavior of stock prices, corporate investment and
then renominated for the post in 2010. Senate Republicans blocked a floor vote on Diamondâ€™s confirmation and questioned his practical experience and research. Diamond is considered an authority on Social Security, pensions and taxation. He ultimately withdrew his nomination, citing frustration with the process and contending that Republicans failed to recognize
the value of experience analyzing what causes unemployment. The Fed Board of Governorsâ€™ responsibilities include analyzing domestic and international financial and economic developments. The board also supervises and regulates the operations of the Federal Reserve Banks, and administers the nationâ€™s consumer credit protection laws.
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PORT ANGELES â€” Peggy Larson, customer service manager at the Port Angeles branch of Union Bank, will retire Friday after 30 years in the banking industry. Customers past and present are encouraged to visit the bank Friday and wish Larson well. Refreshments will be served. Union Bank is located at 1212 E. First St. For more information, phone 360-457-2960.
Pay hike in Clark VANCOUVER, Wash. â€” Four of five city managers in Clark County will receive pay increases in 2012 through planned merit increases or prenegotiated raises secured for city employees across the board, The Columbian reported. The raises do not include cost of living adjustments, which remain frozen in order to save money. Washougal Administrator Dave Scott will see the highest pay bump â€” one year after declining a scheduled raise. His salary will go up by 4.5 percent. Vancouverâ€™s city manager, Eric Holmes, will see his salary increase by 3.5 percent. Washington State University Vancouver political science professor Mark Stephan said awarding pay raises to public leaders is important because it lessens the chance of a more affluent city or private company poaching them. But he also said itâ€™s easy to see why some local residents would object to the raises, especially in tough economic times.
Confidence rising NEW YORK â€” An improving job outlook helped the Consumer Confidence Index soar to the highest level since April and near a post-recession peak, according to a monthly survey by The Conference Board.
The second straight monthly surge coincided with a decent holiday shopping season for retailers, though stores had to heavily discount to attract shoppers. But confidence is still far below where it is in a healthy economy. And Americansâ€™ mood could sour again if the debt crisis in Europe deepens and spreads to the U.S. Shoppers still face big obstacles â€” higher costs on household basics and a still-slumping housing market. The Conference Board, a private research group, said Tuesday that its Consumer Confidence Index rose almost 10 points to 64.5 in December, up from a revised 55.2 in November. Analysts had expected 59. The level is close to the post-recession high of 72, reached in February. One component of the index that measures how shoppers feel now about the economy rose to 46.7 from 38.3 in November. The other barometer, which measures how shoppers feel about the next six months, rose to 76.4 from 66.4.
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HONOLULU â€” President Barack Obama has nominated a Harvard University professor and a former Treasury official under President George H.W. Bush â€” a Democrat and a Republican â€” to the Federal Reserve Board. In a statement from Hawaii where he is vacationing with his family, Obama praised Jeremy Stein and Jerome Powell for agreeing to serve his administration at a critical moment for the U.S. economy. â€œTheir distinguished backgrounds and experience coupled with their impressive knowledge of economic and monetary policy make them tremendously qualified to serve in these important roles,â€? Obama said.
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Looking over ‘our fallen heroes’ Lewis-McChord soldiers reflect on the difficult and dignified duty at Dover BY ADAM ASHTON THE NEWS TRIBUNE
JOINT BASE LEWISMCCHORD — Stephen Harris needed a moment the first time he and a crew of airmen at Dover Air Force Base met the remains of service members killed in an overseas attack. “I can’t go in there,” he said. His team paused and wondered whether he was up to the emotionally demanding job following the 1998 terrorist attacks on American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. “I’ve got to say a prayer first,” he said. They clasped hands, bowed their heads and prayed.
Prayer a tradition That brief ceremony became a tradition for Harris, who has since cared for hundreds of bodies in repeated assignments to the Delaware air base. “We have to put a cover over us because we don’t understand why things happen,” said Harris, now a senior master sergeant from Bremerton in Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 446th Reserve Airlift Wing. “Lord, look over us while we look over our fallen heroes.” Harris was at Dover to handle remains from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He saluted fallen soldiers as they returned from the bloodiest days of the Iraq War in 2007.
Family members watch And he was there to begin a new phase of the detail in 2009 when the Obama administration started allowing family members to watch their loved ones return. Lewis-McChord’s reserve air wing has been sending airmen to Dover in small groups throughout the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, usually for four-month assignments. As the last American ground troops leave Iraq this month, the local reservists have shared a solemn
duty on behalf of the ones who didn’t make it home from the war alive: 4,487 U.S. service members, including 293 from LewisMcChord or Washington state.
Air Force investigation These days, Harris has been praying for the airmen working the mortuary detail as the Air Force investigates charges that cremated, partial remains of 274 service members were taken to a Virginia landfill after families signed forms asking the military to dispose of them properly. The Washington Post reported this month that the Air Force Inspector General and Office of Special Counsel documented cases of missing body parts and “gross mismanagement” at Dover. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has since ordered a further review but has said he was satisfied with the Air Force’s investigation, which resulted in discipline against three mortuary supervisors. Harris said the allegations “hurt my heart” because the people who made the decisions were dedicated to honoring fallen service members. The reports also threaten to tarnish the public perception of the care airmen put into their work at Dover. “I hate to see great men fall,” Harris said. The reports from the Air Force Inspector General cited by The Post contrast with the solemn assignment remembered by the Tacoma-area airmen who have worked the Dover mortuary detail.
Life-changing assignment It’s a life-changing assignment, said Staff Sgt. Andrea Barrow, who completed her first Dover mission in April. Barrow, 31, was awed by teams of airmen transferring the remains of service members from an aircraft to the Dover mortuary. It’s a ceremony that has been performed with precision for thousands of ser-
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Staff Sgt. Andrea Barrow and Senior Master Sgt. Stephen Harris, members of Joint Base LewisMcChord’s 446th Reserve Airlift Wing, talk about the emotions they’ve felt while caring for fallen service members at Dover Air Force Base, Del. vice members over the past decade. “The thing that made my heart ache was when I saw the dignified transfer — every time was perfect,” she said.
At attention, crying “I just stood there at attention, crying.” Barrow, a mother of two from Puyallup, helped open a private hotel for the grieving families who travel to the air base to escort their loved ones home. That space, a Fisher House, gave the families “a sanctuary” where they could mourn in their own way. “Just to be there for them was an honor,” she said. Harris, 55, has so much experience at Dover that he becomes the superintendent and highest-ranking noncommissioned officer on his deployments there. He has voluntarily extended his time when he felt he needed to be there. The process of caring for
a fallen service member begins when a plane lands at the Delaware air base, usually returning from a combat zone. A team conducts the dignified transfer to take the remains to the mortuary, where airmen and civilian employees prepare bodies for funerals. Afterward, the bodies are flown to their final destinations — or driven if their resting places are within 300 miles of Dover. Harris said the airmen preparing the bodies aim to make the remains presentable in case time runs out to dress them for a funeral at home. “When they open the casket, you want them to know someone took time,” he said. Each assignment to Dover has been different for Harris, but the biggest change took place in 2009 when the Pentagon opened the base to the news media and families of fallen service members. Harris said the airmen
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‘No time to think’ “You don’t have time to think, you just do it,” said Master Sgt. Jake Chapelle of Tacoma, who has served at Dover with Harris. He is now a spokesman for the 446th.
Death Notices Willis H. Dunn Nov. 27, 1926 — Dec. 22, 2011
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“That might be why 2009 was a little bit harder because it slowed down and you had time to think.” The Defense Department tries to compensate for the emotional toll of the mortuary detail by assigning counselors to Dover and arranging activities for the airmen.
Keep spirits up Harris said those are relatively new touches that help service members check in on each other and keep up their spirits. Harris does not anticipate another assignment to Dover before he retires. He says he’s leaving the mission in good hands. “There are young men and women in the Air Force that are performing at a level to which their country has no clue, day in and day out,” he said. “They have no clue how much these airmen give, these 18-, 19-, 20-year-olds performing their duties with dignity and respect.”
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Carol June Grall of Port Susan Schultz Angeles died in Port Ange- April 16, 1945 — Dec. 16, 2011 les. She was 70. Port Angeles resident Her obituary will be pub- Susan Schultz died of lished later. breast cancer at Olympic Santa, also known as Bill Barrett, is surrounded Services: Thursday at 1 Medical Center. She was 66. by, from left, Bethlehem Valentine, Korin Jaynes, p.m., graveside service at Services: No services Christopher Jaynes and Lilibeth Jaynes at Park Mount Angeles Memorial have been announced. View Villa’s recent Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser Park followed by a celebra- Drennan-Ford Funeral for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic tion of her life at The Land- Home, Port Angeles, is in Peninsula in Port Angeles. ing mall. charge of arrangements. Drennan-Ford Funeral www.drennanford.com ters and graphic novels. Go emporium, 305 Kearney Members will use new St., this open chess tournatypes of graphic design ment consists of six games materials to learn the art, played over a six-week design techniques and writ- period. ing skills needed to creating ce Rounds are paired Voted 1 Pla 2008 - 2011 e a comic book or graphic Hom weekly. Time controls and Best Funeral nty Cou in Clallam novel. location of each individual The ONLY Locally Owned Funeral Home and Crematory For more information match are by agreement of about this and other proServing the people of Clallam County the players. grams for young adults, go Entry fee is $10. Immediate, Dependable and Affordable services Scott Hunter to www.nols.org, phone the Fees will be added to the 24 hours a day • Our staff has over 100 years experience Forks Library at 360-374$300 prize fund set up by 6402 or email Forks@nols. the Last Exit on Kearney org. and will be returned as prizes to the top 10 placers. Douglas Ticknor PT chess tourney To sign up or for more information, phone Dennis PORT TOWNSEND — Jim Drennan McGuire at 360-301-4348, The fourth annual North email dennis@lastexiton Olympic Chess Tournament Leah & Steve Ford kearney.com or visit www. will begin Monday, Jan. 9. • 457-1210 • 683-4020 • 374-5678 • 260 Monroe Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362 Coordinated at the Last lastexitonkearney.com. email: email@example.com Visit our Website: www.drennanford.com Exit on Kearney Chess & Peninsula Daily News st
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at the mortuary performed the mission with the same care and compassion as they had when the services took place in private. But mourning family members brought home the cost of war in a new way. Without them, it was possible to shut down and tell the fallen soldier, “I’m going to take care of you and get you home to your family.” With grieving loved ones, “the next day, when you have to go to work preparing the remains, you still hear that family member.” He and other airmen say they were busiest during the Iraq surge of 2007. At least 80 service members died in Iraq each month for the first eight months of that year.
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Floating: Project started with purchase of hull CONTINUED FROM A1
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The couple met sailing Jennifer Yamaha 25s in Duck Dodger Jackson races on Lake Washington and married in 1980. Looking in vain for a sailboat with the type of pilothouse they wanted, they spent two years designing the cutter.
Not always smooth It was not always smooth sailing. “At times we had arguments, and Sheryl would throw up her hands and quit working on it,” Greg said. “The whole trick is to resolve it.” A major breakthrough was expanding the length of the boat from 47 to 50 feet to allow putting the guest stateroom aft of the pilothouse. Forward of the pilothouse are the main salon, full bathroom, galley, master stateroom and forward stateroom — a total of 400 square feet. For the woodwork and cabinetry, they used ash instead of teak, creating a light, spacious-feeling interior. But because the boat was custom-designed, everything had to be built from scratch, including the windows. “We couldn’t go to Home Depot,” Greg said.
Fiberglass hull The project started in Port Townsend with the purchase of the fiberglass hull, an Ed Munk Sr. design, from Bernie Arthur, then owner of Skookum Marine in Port Townsend. Arthur let them build the deck while the hull was still in the mold, Greg said. When that was done, Jan Andersen, a local
t r u c k e r, towed the hull to the Kerkofs’ backyard in Mukilteo, where they built a shed over it. T h e y thought the project would be completed in a couple of years, Sheryl said, but when that had passed, they had to come up with a new answer to people asking when it would be finished. “We’d say ‘Thursday,’” Greg said. For the next seven years, they spent all their free time and vacations working on the boat, and had the cabin top on and most of the interior built. bathtub, refrigerator and But they had burned out freezer. and decided to take a break. They made fiberglass hatch spigots, the “well” in Racing plane the ceiling created by the Both are licensed pilots opening. Other touches include and had always wanted to work on vintage racing making a tongue-andgroove countertop for the planes. Getting the chance to galley from “Ralph’s maple,” restore a P-51 Mustang, a tree a neighbor had cut they didn’t touch the boat down, by cutting and routing the pieces after the tree for eight years. The plane crashed dur- was slabbed out by a mill. Wanting a impervious ing an air race, and that, along with health issues, surface behind the stove, brought them back to boat- they took a panel of stainless steel and etched a seabuilding. “Greg had bypass sur- scape onto it by covering it gery and shoulder and hip with contact paper, cutting the designs out with an replacement,” Sheryl said. “Sometimes he was X-ACTO knife and sandblasting it. working with one arm.” “We made everything The list goes beyond making all the cabinets, but the boat rails, bow pulpit and the davits on the wall paneling and floors. The couple ground and stern,” Greg said. “Nobody ‘came in’ and welded the stainless-steel did it.” bow and stern fittings. They also installed the They cut the windows from Lexan and made the engine and the hydraulic system, the shaft and prostainless-steel frames. They made molds and peller, and did all the wiring laid fiberglass to create the and plumbing, including
Greg Kerkof installs light fixtures above the roll-top desk in the main salon. Kerkof served on USS Tunny when he was in the Navy.
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installing Pullman bath fixtures in the guest stateroom. On Oct. 30, 2009 — a Friday — the boat came out of the boat shed and was trailered to Port Townsend, where Carol Hasse of Port Townsend Sails and Liza Vizzini and Dan Kulin of Port Townsend Rigging took over.
‘Gave us wings’ “We built the boat, but they are the people who gave us wings,” Greg said. They christened the cutter Toccata, a musical term defined as a free-wheeling composition that displays the technique of the performer. From the Italian for “touch,” a toccata is characterized by virtuoso passages. “It’s an appropriate name for a hand-built boat,” Sheryl said. The couple said they still love the boat, which they have lived on for more than
two years, first “on the hard” — a boating expression meaning out of the water — in Port Townsend and then at the Port Hadlock Marina. They have made a couple of shake-down cruises to the San Juan Islands, Sheryl said, but returned to the boatyard in November to have the propeller and shaft replaced. “WE replaced the propeller and shaft,” Greg corrected her. They are now putting the finishing touches on the boat, with Greg using the roll-top desk he built as a work area. The drawers holds navigational charts. “When we started, they didn’t have GPS,” Sheryl said, referring to the Global Positioning System. “Now we have GPS AND charts.” The building project also outlasted six family pets — three cats and three dogs — including Skookum, who was a puppy when they
bought the hull from Arthur. Jake, an 8-year-old golden retriever, took over the watch from Ruby and serves as canine first mate. This spring, the couple plan to go up the Inside Passage and stay in Alaska if they find a place they like better than Port Townsend. They dubbed the lifeboat Fugue, meaning a flight from reality, but the reality is that the couple put their lives into building the boat. “We never gave up,” Greg said. Sheryl and Greg said they didn’t keep the napkin on which they sketched a dream 30 years ago, but it was very similar, they noted, to the way their Toccata turned out.
________ Jennifer Jackson writes about Port Townsend and Jefferson County every Wednesday. To contact her with items for this column, phone 360-379-5688 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Momma masterpieces from the woods MOMMA ALWAYS SAID if you can’t say something nice, you should write a newspaper column. So I do. This one is called the days Pat after ChristNeal mas. These are the days when Americans start to dismantle the estimated 29 million trees that they chopped down and put up for Christmas so they can throw them in the garbage. The Christmas trees are only a small part of the estimated 500 million tons of Christmas garbage that is thrown away in America every year. This is a mega-dump run that includes 38,000 miles of ribbon, 2.5 billion Christmas cards and tons of wasted food on a planet
where millions of people go to bed hungry every night. The days after Christmas are the days we finally figure out we never really wanted a lot of Christmas gifts in the first place. That’s when all the dud gifts are either stuffed in the back of the closet or returned to the store, to be exchanged for what you really wanted for Christmas — cash. Meanwhile, America’s retailers will spend billions repairing, restocking and reselling all the unwanted toys, electronics and consumer goods at a discount. All of which makes the days after Christmas — particularly the day after — a consumer spending benchmark that can almost match Black Friday for vicious combat-shopping action. That’s one good thing about homemade Christmas gifts. You don’t have to waste your time clogging up the department stores taking the stuff back. Homemade Christmas gifts
can be recycled into something useful. For example, for years it was a special holiday tradition for me to create one of my chain-saw carving masterpieces for Momma for Christmas. Momma always liked my chain-saw carvings. Until she got so many she didn’t have room to mow the lawn. That’s when I simply recycled the Christmas chain-saw carvings into what she really wanted — a special Christmas chopping block for splitting Christmas kindling for the yule log. This year’s tough economic times provided a new challenge at Christmas. There was no gas for the chain saw. With Christmas coming on, I had to think of a gift for Momma that was not only economically viable and environmentally sustainable but realistically doable for someone whose only job skill
Peninsula Voices arrogating to itself the decision of who else should The comments of a be on the council. Department of Ecology Ecology’s comment that employee regarding the city the city should not be a of Port Angeles’ request to trustee because it does not be added as a Natural own the land makes no Resource Damage Assesssense. ment trustee for the RayNone of the existing onier site were surprising. trustees owns any of the [“No Rayonier panel role land, while the city actually for city,” PDN Dec. 20] owns some of it, for the The NRDA Trustee stormwater overflow project. Council, currently three In addition, the EPA’s Native American tribes own website states that the and three environmental governor can appoint “any agencies, will have a cruentity” to the council, not cial role deciding whether just environmental agenRayonier will be incentivcies, and may appoint more ized through allocation of than one trustee. NRDA credits to leave the It would be disturbing if Rayonier site forever wild the governor delegated its and undeveloped. power to influence the This would mean that future of the Rayonier site none of the 365 direct and 1,265 spin-off jobs this site to an agency that in 14 years was not even able to used to generate will ever establish the extent of the return. clean-up site or determine The city in November the level of cleanup asked the governor to required. appoint it to that council. Kaj Ahlburg, The Chamber of ComPort Angeles merce and Port Angeles business Association wrote Mideast killings the governor supporting the city’s request. I remember reciting Ecology is merely a “. . . with liberty and justice member of the council and for all” every day for years. has no appointment power, I was taught to believe which resides in the gover- and work for it, not to be nor, who has not yet replied crippled by misinformation to the city. and fear. Energy has no business I find it remarkable and
is chain-saw carving. Fortunately, I was able to get Momma a gift that made it the best Christmas ever! I hadn’t seen Momma that thrilled and delighted since she got that new chopping block. Imagine her joy on Christmas morning when she unwrapped a new walking stick. More precisely it was a custom, guide-model walking stick. They are locally made and constructed entirely of recyclable, 100 percent organic material. In addition, these products are providing an economic incentive to a largely ignored segment of our economy who have until now been deprived of our latest technological advances. These walking sticks are made by beavers. The clever rodents cut each stick to the a precise custom length and diameter, remove the bark and sharpen the ends to create one of the most trendy holiday accessories to come along
house demolitions, 0 Israeli, 24,813 Palestinian. (Source: If Americans Knew.org.) The facts speak for themselves. Without truth there is no justice; without justice there is no peace. When the governing bodies of states and international entities become impotent and choose not to uphold international law and protect human rights, it becomes the responsibility of consci-
Gasoline prices likely to rise in 2012 THIS ISN’T THE post-Christmas greeting you want to hear. Wholesale oil prices have jumped above $100 a barrel again. Benchmark crude rose $1.66 Tuesday to end at $101.34 per barrel in New York. In Europe, Brent crude rose $1.31 to finish at $109.27 per barrel in London. The Iranian navy carries some of the blame (read later), but fix an amount of the blame by looking in the mirror. Consumer spending accounts for about 70 percent of the U.S. economy, and the oil industry is banking on the trend of strengthening consumer spending to raise prices. The New York-based Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index jumped almost 10
points from November, to 64.5. That level hasn’t been seen since April and was near a post-recession peak. Not surprisingly, gasoline demand has been steadily declining since spring, keeping pump prices in the $3.25 to $3.75 a gallon range. As the economists put it, more consumer spending boosts growth — and demand for oil. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline on the North Olympic Peninsula rose to $3.569 Tuesday, according to an unofficial Peninsula Daily News spot telephone and Internet survey. That’s up about 2 cents a gallon since before Christmas. According to AAA, fuel prices
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disturbing in this day of information and supposed progress that so few people choose to ferret out the truth and make considerate, intentional decisions with their words and actions. Here are some real numbers regarding Israel and Palestine: Children killed, 125 Israeli, 1,471 Palestinian; U.S. aid, $8.2 million daily to Israel, $0 Palestinian; illegal settlements, 273 Jewish only, 0 Palestinian;
since the invention of the Pet Rock. Momma said it would be nice to have a hole in the end of the custom walking stick with a loop on it to make it handier for whacking stray dogs. That’s when I thought she might be losing it. I told her these are beavers we were dealing with. How are they supposed to drill the hole and tie on a leather thong? Beavers have no opposable thumb. I think it is way past time for a government grant to study the problem. We’ll thank ourselves later if we do the right thing now.
across Washington state Tuesday averaged $3.41 per gallon for regular, $3.54 for mid-range, $3.64 for premium and $3.97 for diesel. And now the news that may increase the pain at the pump after we enter the New Year: The Iranian navy is conducting exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, through which about one-third of the world’s oil passes. If the West carries out early threats to embargo Iran’s oil exports to discourage Iran’s naval exercises as well as pressure it against nuclear development, consumers in the U.S. could see pump prices lapping at $4 a gallon by spring, industry analysts say. Peninsula Daily News and news sources
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more than their home’s value. The banks may have profited, but many have required a government bailout. The country didn’t profit; our economy is in tatters. The wood-products industry profited hugely for a while, but now there is little market for their products. The government (some years ago) transferred huge Alaska assets to the Indian tribes. But did not and could not give them the necessary expertise to manage those assets. Tribes bought PenPly, but when problems arose just walked away and left it. Local businessmen tried entious citizens to do so. very hard to salvage it, but There are many ways the deck was stacked to proactively affect posiagainst them. tive change and I believe PenPly is down the nonviolent, peaceful actions tube. are an important tool to The only ones to profit use when all else has were some speculators, failed. Fannie and Freddie execs I intend to remain an who got huge bonuses, and active world citizen both locally and internationally. Chris Dodd and Barney Frank. What are you doing for Once again, we see why peace today? Kit Kittredge, government has no busiQuilcene ness in business. Marv Chastain, Port Angeles Government blamed Sad news! Peninsula Plywood is done for — one more Peninsula industry killed. Why did this happen? Government officials sticking their greedy fingers into business. The feds set up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, corporations to buy home loans from banks. These loans could be made without using logical credit rules because the banks could just sell them to the two government entities. And the government was pressuring the banks to make “subprime” loans. The result was a wild housing boom that inflated home values beyond reason. The buyers didn’t profit because many are now saddled with a mortgage of
Federal lands My family settled out in the West End in 1917, before the feds first attacked us. I have 18 pages of property taken over by the park, 55 parcels each. I have not updated it since 1991. Since 1943, I have watched the [Olympic National] park destroy our history, kill our animals, take our land, lie to our people and not keep their word. This is not a good track record and the park cannot be trusted. If you newcomers trust the feds to keep their word, you are a fool! Just look at our country now. Ed Tuttle, Port Angeles
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SEQUIM â€” The Olympic Peninsula Explorers will hold a club walk on the Olympic Discovery Trail from Railroad Bridge Park to Robin Hill County Park on New Yearâ€™s Day, which is Sunday. Participants will meet at the Sequim QFC parking lot, 990 E. Washington St., at 9 a.m. before heading to Railroad Bridge Park to begin the walk. For more information, phone Mary Allen Clark at 360-452-0593.
Max Hunke, 2, of Puyallup, right, and Rylan Politika, 4, of Port Angeles delight in bouncing on a wobbly bridge at the Dream Playground at Erickson Park in Port Angeles on Tuesday. Grandfather Tom Munro and Hunkeâ€™s father, Chris, were watching the boys play.
Discovery Trail talk Tuesday PORT TOWNSEND â€” Port Townsendâ€™s Fred and Ann Weinmann will discuss their trek along the Olympic Dis-
covery Trail at a talk hosted by the Olympic Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Port Townsend Marine Science Centerâ€™s Natural History building at Fort Worden State Park. Fred and Ann Weinmann walked the entire 126-mile trail from Port Townsend to LaPush in May and â€œare still pondering the reason why.â€? The Weinmanns said they did gain an eclectic collection of cultural experiences as they talked with people along the way. They also kept a record of bird, plant and natural history observations for each day of the walk. This program is sponsored by the Washington Native Plant Society in cooperation with the Port Townsend Marine Science Center. Peninsula Daily News
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PORT ANGELES â€” Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual Fish on the Fence Gala in February. The gala will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St., near City Pier, the home of the Arthur D. Feiro Marine Life Center, one of the beneficiaries of the fundraiser. Tickets are $45. This yearâ€™s Fish on the Fence Gala will feature food, live music, art displays and a silent and a live auction. Proceeds will support the marine life center and the commercial art program at Lincoln High School. The event is named after an ongoing collaboration
among the marine life center, Lincoln High School and The Landing mall that links science and art education, said Tom Sanford, development specialist for the center. â€œLincoln High School teacher Melissa Klein and her commercial art students research marine species and then create artistic interpretations that are ready for a growing public art piece along the fence of The Landing mall,â€? he said. â€œThe panels of marine species produced by the students are auctioned for sponsorship at the fundraising event in February.â€? The students have been working on their projects for about a month, Sanford said Tuesday.
Previous yearsâ€™ artistic contributions included painted depictions of fish, marine mammals, invertebrates and other species common to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This artwork is displayed on the fence of The Landing mall with a goal to cover the chain-link fence in its entirety with 20,000 fish. The Feiro Marine Life Center is open weekends for visitors from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free during the winter months. Donations are accepted. For special arrangements or for class visits, phone 360417-6254. Tickets for the gala can CHRIS TUCKER/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS be purchased by contacting the marine life center at Colorful representations of marine life hang on a fence at The Landing in Port Angeles on Tuesday. 360-417-6254.
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Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch finds running room against San Francisco on Saturday in Seattle. Coach Pete Carroll plans to go all-out for a win in the Seahawks’ final game at Arizona on Sunday by using Lynch and his other starters extensively. Seattle will try to end the season at .500.
Hawks won’t back down in final game BY TIM BOOTH
postseason hopes going into the final week, but David Akers’ fourth field goal of the game gave the 49ers the lead with 2:57 left RENTON — Even with their playoff and Seattle couldn’t answer. hopes now gone, Pete Carroll doesn’t intend The Seahawks’ best chance ended when on using the final week of the regular sea- quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was stripped son as a trial to see what Seattle might from behind by San Francisco linebacker have for next year. Larry Grant with just over a minThe Seahawks’ late-season ute remaining and Donte Whitner run that got them back into the fell on the loose ball at the 49ers’ playoff conversation was cen36. tered largely on young players It was the second time in the with a future in Seattle anyway. past month Seattle lost at home “I don’t think we’re changing Next Game after leading in the fourth quarter anything in that regard,” Carroll — both losses big reasons why the said. “We’re going to try to win Sunday Seahawks’ playoff hopes are finthe football game. vs. Cardinals ished heading into the final week “To look at something for the at Arizona of the season. future is not on our minds at all. Time: 1:15 p.m. “We had plenty of opportuniWe want to come back and play On TV: Ch. 13 ties to win the game, but we didn’t another good game of football.” make those plays when it came Seattle’s slim playoff hopes down to it, and obviously we have were dashed on Saturday in a 19-17 loss to to make those plays,” Jackson said after NFC West champion San Francisco. the loss. The Seahawks (7-8) were going to need plenty of help from others to even have TURN TO HAWKS/B3 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
New Year’s tourney HOPEFULLY, EVERYONE WITH a long, rectangular package under his or her Christmas tree opened it to find something exciting like a new driver or putter and not something useful but boring like a coat rack or a lamp. Through the magic of the Internet I saw Michael that one of my college roommates received a Carman nice Sun MountainWashington State Cougars golf bag. I was pleased. We will likely be sitting near each other at Coug games this fall, so I was happy to have yet another reason to play Palouse Ridge, this one sanctioned by his sports-loving wife. Part two of my 2011 golf year in review will follow after I attend to some pressing area golf matters.
New Year’s Eve event Port Townsend Golf Club will host a blind draw Holiday Blues/New Year’s Eve Scramble at 10 a.m. Saturday. Get in the game for $30 per player. You can sign up in the clubhouse or phone the course at 360-385-4547.
Cedars tourney entries
Your 2012 calendar might be bare but Sequim’s Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course has two golf events ready for listing.
Cedars at Dungeness is accepting entries for upcoming tournaments in January and February. The course will hold its New Year’s Invitational event on the first Saturday of 2012, Jan. 7. A 9:30 a.m. shotgun start (barring frost) will lead to a two-person shamble on the front nine and a two-person best ball game on the back nine. The event is $60 for non-members and $40 for Cedars members. Greens fees include a boxed lunch, cart fees, range use, KPs and $1,500 in comp prizes (based on full field). A $20 team honey pot for gross and net scores will be available. The field is limited to 50 players, so get in the game before the holidays arrive in force and you forget. Entry deadline is Jan. 4. Cedars also will host its 19th annual Polar Bear Championship on Feb. 4-5. This is a 36-hole stroke play format with three amateur divisions and one professional division. Entry fees are $140 and include three rounds of golf (including a practice round on Friday), range balls on Saturday and Sunday, a tee prize and lunch on Sunday, and $5,500 in prizes (based on full field). Amateurs must have USGA handicap of 27 or lower. Carts are an extra $16 per day. Entry deadline for this tourney is Monday, Jan. 30. For more information, phone Cedars at 360-683-6344, ext. 1.
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Today Boys Basketball: Port Townsend vs. Chimacum at Crush in the Slush tourney at Port Townsend High School, 5:45 p.m.; Port Angeles hosts Roughriders Winter Basketball Classic, Port Angeles varsity vs. Overlake, 8 p.m.; Port Angeles JV vs. Kingston, 2 p.m.; Crescent varsity vs. King’s, 4 p.m.; Neah Bay at Tulalip Heritage Tournament, TBA. Girls Basketball: Neah Bay at Tulalip Heritage Tournament, TBA; Chimacum vs. North Mason at Crush in the Slush tourney at Port Townsend High School, 9 a.m.; Port Townsend vs. Orting at Crush in the Slush tourney at Port Townsend High School, 4 p.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College vs. Yakima Valley at Clackamas, Ore., Tournament, 3 p.m.
Thursday Boys Basketball: Port Angeles hosts Roughriders Winter Basketball Classic, TBA; Forks at North Beach Christmas Classic, TBA; Clallam Bay at Quilcene, 7 p.m.; Port Townsend and Chimacum at Crush in the Slush tourney at Port Townsend High School, TBA. Girls Basketball: Forks at North Beach Christmas Classic, TBA; Clallam Bay at Quilcene, 5:30 p.m.; Port Townsend vs. Chimacum at Crush in the Slush tourney at Port Townsend High School, 4 p.m. Wrestling: Port Townsend at Tenino Duels, TBA; Sequim at North Mason Classic, 9:30 a.m. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Clackamas, Ore., Tournament, 5 p.m.
Friday Boys Basketball: Forks at North Beach Christmas Classic, TBA. Girls Basketball: Forks at North Beach Christmas Classic, TBA. Men’s Basketball: Peninsula College at Clackamas, Ore., Tournament, 3 p.m.
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Seattle quarterback Tarvaris Jackson lines up against San Francisco in the first half of Saturday’s game at Seattle.
Hawks: Plan to end with a win at Arizona CONTINUED FROM B1 “We have to be able to grow and mature and make those plays when it really counts.” Within the loss, Seattle continued the offensive progress centered on the run game that’s been clearly apparent during the latter half of the regular season. The Seahawks became the first team this season to score a touchdown rushing on the 49ers defense when Marshawn Lynch scooted around the left end and scored on a 4-yard run with 6:41 remaining that gave Seattle a 17-16 lead.
On Seattle’s next-to-last drive — that ended with Jackson’s fumble — Lynch became the first 100-yard rusher against San Francisco since November 2009 when Ryan Grant topped the 100-mark for Green Bay. Lynch’s 107 yards on 21 carries broke a 36-game streak of San Francisco not allowing anyone to top the century mark. While it came in a loss, Carroll felt that might have been the most impressive performance by Seattle’s run game during its rediscovery in the second half of the season. “I think it’s something
that we do take some pride in because they are very, very well-schemed and very well-equipped and they take great pride in it as well,” Carroll said. “Anybody that goes for a couple years without giving up a 100-yard rusher and stuff — that’s a good, talented group of people. “So I don’t care about those accomplishments so much, but I like the fact that we were consistently able to get some movement.” Seattle’s ability to run on the 49ers gained most of the headlines, but San Francisco’s run game was even more successful
against the Seahawks. The 49ers’ 178 yards rushing were the most allowed by the Seahawks this season and the fifth straight week of a team topping 100 yards on the ground versus Seattle. Carroll expected that Frank Gore would have a good game and he did, running for 83 yards and a 4-yard touchdown on the first drive of the second half. What Seattle didn’t expect was backup Kendall Hunter to run for a seasonhigh 73 yards on just 12 carries and churn off chunks of yardage, espe-
cially out of the shotgun formation. Before Saturday, Hunter had topped 40 yards rushing only once this season. “I think his 70 yards were yards we didn’t want to give up,” Carroll said. “If we gave up 80 yards or 90 yards to Gore, we would say that’s a pretty solid game against them, but [Hunter] getting to 70 or whatever it was, made a really big difference.” Along with Hunter’s contribution, Carroll pointed out the 22 yards that Alex Smith ran for as being critical. Smith had a 10-yard,
third-down scramble that set up a fourth-and-2 on the first drive of the second half. Smith then bought time on the fourth-down play and found Vernon Davis for 16 yards, and three plays later Gore scored to pull San Francisco even at 10-10. On the 49ers next drive, Smith’s 12-yard scramble on third down kept alive a drive that concluded with David Akers’ 29-yard field goal that gave San Francisco the lead. “Alex did a nice job. I really thought that he was the difference in the game for them,” Carroll said.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rick Pitino said Tuesday that he won’t coach past the 2016-2017 season when his current contract ends at Louisville. “When you’re 59, you’re realistic that you don’t have a whole lot of years left,” Pitino said at a news conference before the No. 4 Cardinals play Georgetown
Association granted Pitino, He’s 253-96 in his 11th the only men’s coach to lead season at Louisville, which three different programs to reached the Final Four in the Final Four, a four-year 2005. contract extension in on Wednesday. The Cardinals will host “My contract’s going to August. the Hoyas in their Big East run out in 2017. I’m not Conference opener before coaching any more after Making $3 million traveling to face rival and that.” He’ll make $3 million in No. 3 Kentucky on Saturbase salary until the end of Coached at Kentucky day. the 2013 season, followed The former Providence by $3.9 million a year. Pitino didn’t use the Kentucky game and Kentucky coach has guided the Cardinals to a word ‘retire,’ but has said in Pitino said Louisville 12-0 record so far this sea- the past that Louisville hasn’t started preparing for would be his last coaching son. Louisville’s Athletic stop. Kentucky.
“We haven’t talked about Kentucky one time yet, and we’re going to keep it like that until we come out with a W [today].” RICK PITINO Louisville head basketball coach “One thing I’ve learned to do with my age, I really don’t look ahead,” said Pitino, who went 219-50 in eight seasons at Kentucky and won the 1996 national championship. “For years, I’ve been preaching the precious
present and having to always subscribe to it.” Senior guard Chris Smith echoed his coach. “We haven’t talked about Kentucky one time yet, and we’re going to keep it like that until we come out with a W [today],” he said.
Carman: SkyRidge hosts Midwinter Open CONTINUED FROM B1 2011 Clallam Amateur Championship in July. He held off runner-up Midwinter Open event Gary Thorne and ChimaSkyRidge Golf Course in cum High School alum Sequim will host its annual Adam Barrows, who was Midwinter Open Threethird. Person Scramble on SaturDolly Burnett won the day, Jan. 14. women’s title with rounds The tourney has a frost- of 76, 79 and 85, followed free start at 9:30 a.m. and by Rena Peabody. each team must have a total handicap index of 15 Clarke a thirsty champ or higher. Cost is $90 per team In July, Darren Clarke and includes 18 holes of became the third major golf, range balls, two KPs, a winner from Northern Irelong putt and a late afterland to win in the past six noon lunch. major championships and Carts are $12 per seat the first over-40 winner of with some heaters availa major since Mark able for $10. There’s also an optional O’Meara at the Masters in 1998. $60 honey pot per team. I’m sure many a pint Call early, sign-ups are was poured in the pubs limited to 24 teams. after the popular Clarke To register, phone Skyclaimed the Claret Jug but Ridge at 360-683-3673. none had been sipped out of the championship trophy Year in Review 2 right after the win. Sid Krumpe shot rounds “I’m a little bit of a traof 68, 71 and 74 to win the ditionalist,” Clarke said. “I
feel a bit funny about putting stuff in the claret jug that shouldn’t be in there, so I’m a little bit more reserved as to what I should do. So there’s nothing in it as yet. That may not be the case as the week goes by.”
Amateur in August T.J. Durner claimed the inaugural 36-hole Jefferson County Amateur in August at Discovery Bay Golf Club of Port Townsend. Durner fired a 165 total. Bob Hicks and Brian Peterson tied for low-net honors with a 145.
Bradley a big winner Playing in his first major, Keegan Bradley bested Jason Dufner in a three-hole playoff for the PGA Championship. The major victory basically assured Bradley, the nephew of World Golf Hall of Fame member and long-
time LPGA Tour star Pat Bradley, the 2011 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award.
Southbound and down During the summer I made the decision that I needed to shake things up and take a road trip. A little more than 1,300 miles later I found myself in San Diego in September playing golf at Balboa Park Golf Course. After a nice early morning round I watched my Cougs lose a football game by way of a major fourthquarter Coug-it. After another 1,300-plus miles on the trip back, I have convinced myself that airline flights are the way to go even if its expensive to pack your clubs.
October in Las Vegas In October, amateur players Gary Kettel and Sid Krumpe and pros Bill
Shea and Jeff Lindsey of Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course in Sequim and Sequim’s SunLand Golf & Country Club members Brad Littlefield and Jay Tomlin, and pro Tyler Sweet all ventured down to compete in the 2011 ESPN National Golf Challenge at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort.
USA tops down under The United States team topped a team comprised of everybody but Europe in the 2011 Presidents Cup in November. After struggling during the 2011 season, Jim Furyk won all five of his matches to help the Yanks to the Cup.
An ‘inevitable’ demise December saw the passing of the man who recorded the greatest round of golf of all time. Yes, North Korea’s
“Dear Leader” Kim Jong II, he of at least five holes in one and 38-under par during the first round he had ever played, died in December. Kim routinely shot three or four holes-in-one per round, the North Korean government-controlled media reported. “Imagine the schedule he kept,” Golf Channel Commentator and former pro Brandel Chamblee told the New York Times. “Eight to 11 — enrich uranium. One to four — destroy the world. Four to seven — play golf, shoot 11 holes-in-one and call it a night. I don’t remember him popping up at the Masters. “He should have tried to get his tour card.” ________ Golf columnist Michael Carman can be reached at 360-417-3527 or at email@example.com.
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New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against Atlanta on Monday.
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ing during a span of a little more than 18 minutes in the second half. Fans howled, “Drewwww!” each time he took the field, and he finally gave them what they wanted after Atlanta failed on a fourth-down try at its own 33. That gave Brees, who needed only 30 yards for the record at that point, just enough space to work with. The Saints didn’t need another score, but Saints coach Sean Payton said he thought giving Brees a chance to go for the record was “appropriate.” Falcons coach Mike Smith diplomatically deflected questions about that, saying only, “It is our job to go out there and stop them. It doesn’t matter if they are running the ball or throwing the ball.” Matt Ryan had 373 yards passing and one TD, including an early 21-yard scoring strike to Jones. “We didn’t really play well enough in any phase of the game to give ourselves a Drew Brees, left, hugs wide receiver Robert chance,” said Smith, whose Meachem after breaking the passing record. team came in with a chance to stay in the hunt for the division title. “It’s not the type of effort Port Angeles Hardwood LLC that you want to have with 333 Eclipse Industrial Pkwy so much on the line with Port Angeles,WA 98363 what the outcome could have meant to our team.” Tel: (360) 452-6041 • Fax: (360) 417-6805 Pierre Thomas scored New Orleans’ first touchSUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ECONOMY! down on a 4-yard run, after which he pulled a bow from KEEP YOUR ALDER & MAPLE SAWLOGS ON THE PENINSULA! his uniform pants, put it on the football and offered it as Contact Randy Bartelt a gift to a woman with a at (360) 739-6681 parasol in the front row behind the end zone. The referees weren’t cutting Thomas any slack on his Christmas-themed celebration, flagging him for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
NEW ORLEANS — After Drew Brees broke an NFL passing record that stood for nearly three decades, his teammates called on him to make a speech in the Saints’ locker room. “This record isn’t about one person. There might be just one name that goes in ledger under the record, but it’s really about the team,” Brees told his teammates. “I want everyone to feel a huge part of this, that this record would not have been possible without them.” It was quite a night for Brees and the Saints — a record and a rout. Brees set the NFL mark for yards passing in a season, breaking a record Dan Marino held for 27 years, and New Orleans wrapped up the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. Brees nearly topped Marino three years ago, finishing with 5,069 yards passing. But that pursuit rang a little hollow because the Saints were 8-8. This time, Brees’ prolific passing has led New Orleans (12-3) to the playoffs and a legitimate shot at its second Super Bowl in three seasons. “We all want this [record] very badly,” Brees began, “but it’s all about winning and we know if we just focus on that, all that other stuff will take care of itself.” Brees threw for 307 yards and four touchdowns,
the last a 9-yard strike to Darren Sproles that set the record with 2:51 to go. It was Brees’ final pass of the game and it gave him 5,087 yards passing — with one game left. Marino finished with 5,084 yards for the Miami Dolphins in 1984. Minutes after Brees broke the record, Marino offered congratulations on Twitter. “Great job by such a special player,” Marino wrote. As Sproles spiked the ball, Brees thrust his fist triumphantly in the air and started walking toward the sideline while the Superdome crowd went wild and his teammates chased him down. Offensive guard Carl Nicks was the first one to get there and tried to lift Brees onto his shoulder, but couldn’t do it as teammates swarmed around. “If I could have put him on my shoulders and paraded him around the whole stadium I would have done that. He deserves it,” Nicks said. “It’s like a movie, man. Just a movie ending. It’s beautiful. You could tell by everyone’s reaction after he did it how much people care about that guy. We all love him.” Brees pushed his touchdown total to 276, moving him ahead of Joe Montana (273) and Vinny Testaverde (275) for ninth on the career list. The former Purdue star is the first quarterback in NFL history to pass for
more than 5,000 yards twice. Brees’ first scoring pass went for 8 yards to Marques Colston and the second for 9 yards to Jimmy Graham. Graham’s TD catch was his 10th of the season, a franchise high for a tight end. In the third quarter, Brees hit Robert Meachem for a score from 24 yards to make it 28-10. The Saints (12-3) also had 463 total yards, giving them 6,857 offensive yards for the season, breaking the 2008 club record of 6,571. New Orleans continues to close in on the NFL record of 7,075 offensive yards set by the 2000 St. Louis Rams. Brees might have broken the record in the third quarter if not for Sproles’ 92-yard kickoff return, which set up John Kasay’s 29-yard field goal. Brees also threw two interceptions, but New Orleans was still dominant enough to take a big lead. The game became a romp when Julio Jones was stripped by Scott Shanle and Malcolm Jenkins returned it 30 yards for a score to make it 38-16 in the fourth quarter. The Superdome crowd was in full celebration by then, but the play also meant fans would have to wait until later in the fourth quarter before Brees finally got his chance to break the passing record. The Saints can earn the No. 2 seed and a first-round playoff bye with a win Sunday over Carolina and a San Francisco loss at St. Louis, which is 2-13. Atlanta (9-6) is headed to the playoffs as a wild card. Uncharacteristically, Brees had only a yard pass-
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DEAR ABBY: My marriage has been on the rocks since 2008, when I caught my husband talking to other girls online. He swore he would never do it again, and I trusted him, only for it to happen again and again. We have a 2-year-old, and I’m pregnant with our second child. He has now placed another ad online stating that he’s a single dad. I am torn. He keeps telling me he loves me and wants only me, and he doesn’t know what’s wrong with him. He is bipolar and not taking meds for it. He promised this time he will get help and try to get better. This is the fifth time he has placed an ad or chatted with other girls online. I don’t know if I should call it quits or keep trying. I love him and want us to be a family, but I don’t know how much more I can take. Torn in California
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Rose is Rose
I love Wayne. I have searched my whole life for someone like him. How long is long enough to wait? What if they never do? On the Sidelines
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by Eugenia Last
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put your heart and soul into your personal life and the relationships that are important to you. Do something special for a friend, lover or relative. Changing your surroundings will brighten your day. Shopping will lead to a must-have purchase. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may want to offer assistance, but you are likely to be taken for granted if you do. Back off and do things that will reflect your own advancement in the coming months. Now is the time for self-gratification. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Emotions will rise to the surface, especially if you have to deal with difficult coworkers or a minor health problem in you or a pet. You will make far better decisions if you keep a low profile and refuse to become upset. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t make changes based on what someone else does. Take a wait-and-watch approach to anything that could go either way. Spend time fixing up your digs or preparing to make a change to your living arrangements that will cut your costs. 3 stars by Hank Ketcham
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Put your money in a safe place. You may feel like spending, but paying too much for something or purchasing something you don’t need will bring depression. Focus on friends, family and loving the people you like to hang with. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll have excellent ideas and should work toward a plan that will improve your professional life. A responsible approach to something you have to offer will interest an entrepreneurial person who wants to help. Love is highlighted. 5 stars
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Dennis the Menace
Dear On The Sidelines: You have assessed your situation correctly. You are sharing only part of Wayne’s life and won’t be moving forward until his adult daughters accept you or Wayne asserts himself. Wayne should be ashamed of himself. He should have introduced you Dear Torn: Because you still love to his daughters when you started living together. As his partner, you your husband, make his taking his should not have been excluded from medication a condition of your continuing the marriage. He needs to be any family functions. willing to prove to you that he wants As long as Wayne does nothing, you to stay. nothing will change. If he won’t do that, then you will have to decide if this is the way you Dear Abby: My husband and I want to spend the rest of your life. have worked hard and spent our And please, for your sake and that of money carefully. We are almost your kids, don’t have more children with him until you’re sure your mar- ready to pay off our home. I would love to have a “mortgage-burning” riage is on solid ground. party, but I’m worried about showing Dear Abby: I’m an independent, off in this uncertain economy. Can never-married woman who has been we have this party, or should we just holding out for the right man. I make our last payment and be quiet? finally found him in “Wayne,” a Thrilled in San Jose 49-year-old widower with two adult daughters. Dear Thrilled: Taking into conWayne and I have been together sideration that many people have for a year — living together for six not been as fortunate as you in spite months — but his daughters still of the fact that they too worked refuse to meet me. Wayne says they need time hard, lived frugally and followed all because they lost their mother only the rules, my advice is to have a two years ago and aren’t ready to quiet celebration with your husband accept anyone else in his life. The and forgo the party. rest of his family has been welcom________ ing and sweet. I’m invited to some family functions but allowed to Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, attend only those that Wayne’s also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was daughters won’t be at. founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. LetI feel like I am able to share only ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box part of his life and nothing will move 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by forward until his children accept me. logging onto www.dearabby.com.
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Reuniting with someone from your past will make your imagination run wild. Don’t just think about what you would like to say or do; make an offer or a suggestion and see what happens. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. 4 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Go over your plans. Look at your assets and liabilities, making note of the changes you want to make. Open your home to friends who can contribute to your life emotionally, physically, professionally and financially. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Try something new and enjoy the company of those you love. You will learn a lot about who you are and what you really want. A new outlook will help you move in a direction more beneficial personally, emotionally and professionally. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dress up or spend time updating your look. Love is highlighted, and doing something with someone you think highly of will brighten your day. Your charm will help you get your way and lead to a new beginning. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Trust in what you see, not what you hear. Not everyone will have your best interests at heart. Confide only in people who have backed you in the past. Don’t let someone’s uncertainty stand in your way. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A surprise is heading your way. Don’t pry. A change in status or position may not be welcome at first, but in the end you will realize how beneficial the unfolding circumstances will be for you. 3 stars
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FOUND: Dog. Great Dane, west of P.A. Call to identify. 452-8192 FOUND: Dog. Near Place and Ranger St., P.A. Older male Shih-Tzu, well behaved. Call to identify. 461-7736. FOUND: Puppy. Chocolate Lab, far west end. Call to identify. 452-8192. LOST PROPERTY? Always check with Clallam County Sheriff’s Office for lost property. 360-417-2268 LOST: Cat. Female tortoiseshell Calico, mostly black with color patches and orange spot on forehead, in Sequim. Please call 461-5444.
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Ask to see Lee CRESTWOOD CONVALESCENT CENTER 1116 E. LAURIDSEN BLVD PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 DENTAL ASSISTANT Sequim office seeking an experienced and responsible dental assistant to join our caring and dedicated dental team. Exp. with Dentrix and digital X-rays preferred. Send resumes to: Peninsula Daily News PDN#240/Dental Pt Angeles, WA 98362 Director of Engineering, Planning and Public Works The Port of Port Angeles is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Engineering, Planning and Public Works. The Director is responsible for all capital construction, maintenance and small works projects involving marinas, terminal dock facilities, log yard facilities, airport, industrial rental properties and equipment. Qualified candidates must have extensive engineering, planning, public works and project/construction management experience preferably in the public sector. Must have in-depth knowledge of local/state/ federal law as it relates to public works projects and planning and environmental issues. The ideal candidate will have a BS or AS in civil or related engineering field with at least 5-10 years of applicable work experience. Salary is DOE with an anticipated hiring range of $65,000 to $85,000. Applications & job descriptions may be obtained at the Port Admin Office, 338 West 1st St., Port Angeles between 8am & 5pm M-F or online at www.portofpa.com Applications will be accepted until 5pm December 30, 2011. Letters and resumes without an application will not be accepted. Drug testing is required.
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AIDES/RNA OR CNA Best wages, bonuses. Wright’s. 457-9236. CARING AIDES Needed at 680 W. Prairie, Sequim. Bring any certs. and apply in person at Prairie Springs. ELECTRICIAN: Journeymen, residential or commercial. Vehicle provided, WSDL. Call 360-477-1764 Facilities Manager The Port of Port Angeles is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Facilities Manager. The Facilities Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Facilities Maintenance department & personnel. The Facilities Manager also manages maintenance at the following facilities: marinas, industrial properties/buildings, airports, waterfront properties, marine terminal docks, piers, log yard facilities, boat launch facilities, boat yards & rental properties. Qualified candidates must have 5-10 yrs of experience in facilities management preferably in the public sector & sufficient knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, & equipment used in all phases of facilities maintenance, including a basic general knowledge of electricity, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC systems, etc. Experience with marinas, docks, piers & marine work preferred. Salary is DOE with an anticipated hiring range of $60,000 to $75,000. Applications & job descriptions may be obtained at the Port Admin Office, 338 West 1st St., Port Angeles between 8am & 5pm M-F or online at www.portofpa.com. Applications will be accepted until 5pm January 6, 2012. Letters & resumes without an application will not be accepted. Drug testing is required. LOG TRUCK DRIVER Experienced, immediate opening. 360-417-8022 or 360-460-7292 ON-CALL RESIDENTIAL AIDE Promote daily living skills of residents at 2 sites. Req HS/GED and cooking/housekeeping skills. Work experience with chromic mental illness/substance abuse preferred. Resume to PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. www.pcmhc.org EOE Order Fulfillment/ Customer Service Must lift 50 lbs. consistently, Customer and computer experience a must, team player, detail oriented, part-time (32 hrs) $9 hr. Please email resume to: jdickson@starmaninc. com
Permit Technician City of Port Angeles: $3,347-$3,996 mo. plus benefits. Requires some technical or vocational coursework plus 3 yrs. cust. serv. exp. AND 3 yrs technical exp in the building trades reviewing building const. plans, processing permits and/or conducting inspections. Municipal exp. is desirable. To apply go to www.cityofpa. us or call Human Resources at 4174510. CLOSES 1/13/ 12. COPA is an EOE. SEQUIM PHYSICAL THERAPY CENTER Seeks experienced licensed physical therapist for private practice outpatient therapy clinic. Manual therapy skills preferred, will consider part or full-time. Contact Jason Wilwert at 360-683-0632.
I Sew 4U HOLIDAY SPECIAL Continues till 1/1! 3 pr. pants hemmed for the price of 1! $10.84. Other projects $20/hr. Call today! 417-5576 isew4U.goods.officel ive.com I'm Sew Happy! LAND MINE Lawn Care. We will pickup and dispose of dog feces. Small dog, $10 week. Large, $15 week. 360-504-2443 Mowing, Weeding, Pruning/Trimming, Hauling, Gutter cleaning, ornament decoration/hanging & many other services. Many references. Experienced, Honest and Dependable. $20 hr. or flat rate. 461-7772
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2 MASTER SUITES Attached tiled sunroom, nice mountain views, on both levels, wood burning fireplace in great room, new laminate flooring/fresh paint. Custom patio and covered front porch. $285,000 ML303148/262388 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND A FEW NICKS & BRUISES Yet solid basics make this budget priced 5 plex a wise investment. Good rental history and location. $200,000. ML262234. Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
A VIEW WITH A HOME For you Harbor Master wanna-bes! Monitor ship traffic or just enjoy the panoramic country-side views from your deck. Or from your spacious living room through those huge windows! This meticulously maintained 3 Br., 2 bath is a real gem. Spacious kitchen. Great garden patio. Two car garage with a really serious workshop plus carport for boat and RV. Almost 2 acres. Oh yeah, don’t forget the view! $270,000. ML262347. Dick Pilling 417-2811 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY AMAZING VIEWS Open living spaces with great kitchen, propane fireplace and cook stove, full deck and fully fenced yard, 800 sf attached garage, RV parking and hookup, easy care landscaping. $349,900 ML201216/260629 Tanya Kerr 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND BEAUTY AND CONVENIENCE 1,889 sf of living space in this single floor plan, 2 Br., plus den home. Greatroom, gas fireplace, spacious kitchen, sunny breakfast nook, formal dining room, oversized doors, windows and doorways provide spaciousness and natural light. Fenced rear yard. Front yard maintenance included in HOA dues. $315,000. ML260430. Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East BEST VALUE & JUST LISTED Immaculate residence located in an exceptional neighborhood between Sequim and P.A. 1,755 sf, 3 Br., and 2 bath contemporary. Built in 2004 and in like-new condition. Excellent floor plan, with separate tub and shower in master Br. Open floor plan, wood stove, large kitchen accessible to family and living rooms. Beautifully landscaped 1acre site with end of road privacy. Agnew Irrigation, too! An absolutely special home in a park-like location. $224,900. ML262386/303146 Dan Tash 461-2872 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
Centrally located in Port Angeles. 1,296 sf, 3 Br., 2.5 bath in a quiet neighborhood. Open living area, kitchen with lots of counter space. Bright windows with views of mountains and the Strait. Private fenced in yard, large detached 2 car garage. $189,000 Call 360477-9597 for more info. Offers with a Buyer's agent considered.
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BEAUTIFUL MTN SUNSETS Architect designed home. 8th tee at Cedars Dungeness Golf Course, maximum advantage of solar gain, new bamboo and tile floors, nicely landscaped with garden shed. $259,000 ML284048/262053 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND CUTE BUNGALOW IN THE CITY 2 Br., 1 bath, 936 sf. Vaulted ceilings. 1 car detached garage. Clean, wallto-wall carpet and vinyl floors. Fenced yard. City water and sewer. $115,000. ML262330/298746 Team Topper 670-9418 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY ‘G’ IS FOR GORGEOUS SUNRISES Ideal 3 Br., 2 bath, view home makes single story living great. Island and water views right from the kitchen window. This immaculate home features a bright and airy family room with fireplace, great decks and luxurious double walkin closets in the master suite. $275,000. ML261128 Eileen Schmitz 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company GET SET FOR SUMMER FUN Dream view 1.9 acre property right on the beachfront of Clallam Bay. Immaculate park model home with covered deck, bunkhouse with bath and extra storage. Fish processing area with everything – even a smoker! RV hookups, too! $245,000. ML261237. Barclay Jennings 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company GORGEOUS OLYMPIC MTN VIEW Located on a very nice .93 acre of land right on the corner of Billy Smith and Monroe Rd.1934 cottage that has been freshly painted and has new carpeting. Newer propane stove to keep you cozy. Deck on the south has southern exposure and has great mtn view. Very cute house and a great piece of property fenced and cross fenced. $149,500. ML262140 Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Great investment property, or make this cute little bungalow your home. Updated electrical, plumbing, and double pane windows. This property has numerous fruit trees, partial views of the straits and mountains. All of this on an oversized lot. $99,500 ML261959/277355 Jennifer Felton 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. HO! HO! HO! Santa has a late gift waiting for you at Highland Estates. 2 Br. plus 2 baths and open living area use the space efficiently. Some of the most beautiful granite ever graces the island and counters in the well equipped kitchen. Fantastic garage has a canning area to keep that work out of the kitchen, plus loads of storage. Nice mountain and marine views. $260,000. ML261765 Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE This home has roomy main level with 3 Br. and 2 baths. Lower daylight basement features an 804 sf finished recreational room and an unfinished workshop. Water view is not panoramic, but is very nice. Attached two car garage. A little updating would make this home truly beautiful. $249,900. ML262390 Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East RIVER FRONTAGE 3 Br., 2 bath manufactured home on 3.5 riverfront acres. Home built in 1992 and has a generous 1,836 sf, split floor plan, wood stove and lots of room to roam down to the Dungeness River. $180,000. ML262367. Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900
EXCELLENT CONDITION 2 Br., 2 bath, nice floor plan, over 1,400 sf, separate great room, enjoy parkwood amenities. $53,500. ML255353/261603 Terry Peterson 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND SUNLAND BARGAIN Wonderful and Affordable Sunland home. New carpets and freshly painted. Large backyard patio is perfect for entertaining. Large spacious rooms and even an extra room that would be perfect for a hobby or craft room. $169,900. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146
SPACIOUS RAMBLER On oversized west side lot. 3 Br., 2 bath, family room with fireplace, formal dining room plus kitchen nook. A private south side patio and much more! $199,000. ML261905 Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY
THE MORE THE MERRIER The convenient work island makes the cook’s life easier in this 5 Br., 3 bath home on .45 acres in Port Angeles. This open floor plan delivers a spacious great room with fireplace, remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, fenced back yard, 2 car attached as well as a 2 car detached garage with workshop. $344,000. ML261939. Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
STYLISH AND SOPHISTICATED NW Contemporary style with water view. Architecture optimizes space and dramatic windows/ skylights infuse home with natural light. Hardwood floors, 11’ ceilings, large family room, kitchen with large bar/island and walkin pantry. $349,900. ML260341 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
This home is a wonderful 1st time home buyer investment property! 3 Br., 2 bath, rambler on a 0.26 acre lot. 2 car attached garage and a fully fenced yard. It abuts a greenbelt, so lots of privacy is assured. Sellers are giving a $3,000 credit at closing for a flooring allowance. $159,900. ML262062. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
VIEW! VIEW! VIEW! Ideal Sequim home makes single story living great. Open kitchen with pantry and your water view right from the kitchen sink window. Large living and great room has views and fireplace and deck. Master suite has two walk-in closets and the master bath has two sinks. Immaculate, viewy, and easy cul-de-sac location. Bright and airy with oodles of windows. Low, low maintenance yard in an area of pretty, viewsome and nicely maintained homes. Island and water views with gorgeous sunrises guaranteed! 452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company WATER VIEW Beautifully updated 3 Br., 2 bath home with views of the Strait and shipping lanes. Located in the city limits of Sequim. Features include kitchen with solid surface counters, oak cabinets, laminate and tile flooring, heat pump, den or office, fenced in back yard, private patio, circular drive. $198,000. ML262395. Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 Peninsula Classified 1-800-826-7714
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BRAND NEW Marlette double-wide manufactured home. Landscaped front yard, spacious fenced rear yard w/view of Olympic Mtns. Attached garage, electric door opener. Parkwood is an eloquent, well maintained community for 55 and older. Clubhouse activities and features include sauna, spa, game room, full kitchen and exercise room, too. $124,900. ML262375 Chuck Murphy 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East Let’s make it a happy New Year for you and me! Buy my single wide with low down and low payments - will carry contract. 2 Br., 1 bath, with new shower stall, appliances, W/D, fridge, stove, and new flooring through out the home. Attached large laundry room or shop. Large deck and carport. 55 park located between Sequim and P.A. Small yard with garden shed and established perrenials and trees. Must see to appreciate. Asking $12,000/obo. 452-4165 or 360-301-5652
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CLEAN UP! This is your opportunity to own Sequim’s leading dry cleaning and laundry business. Full service, well equipped with mostly newer environmentally friendly equipment. Complete turn key operation. Owners willing to train and assist new owner. Perfect corner location with high visibility window frontage. $165,000. ML262073 Dave Sharman or Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
Beautiful parcel close to both Port Angeles and Sequim. Power and water in street on O’Brien Rd. Mountain views. $129,000. ML250687. Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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P.A.: 1 Br. $475-$530. Some pets ok. Dwntown. 425-881-7267. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com WEST P.A.: 2 Br. $575 + dep. 460-4089. mchughrents.com
CENTRAL P.A.: 3 Br., 1 ba, W/D, no smoking. $650 mo., $650 deposit. 457-5352.
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CLEAN, SPACIOUS 2 Br., W/D. $575 plus dep. 1502 C St., P.A. No smoking/ pets. 360-452-3423
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2FER Two great lots for the price of one. These lots are in an excellent neighborhood on Grant Street, near the college and the Park Headquarters. Don’t miss out! $69,900. ML260880. Dave Ramey 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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NEWER SEQUIM WATER VIEW HOUSE. 3BR, 2BA. One story. $1,100. Eileen JACE TRE Co 360-808-0338
P.A.: Efficient 1 Br., carport, storage. $550 mo. 457-3614. P.A.: Great 1 Br., lots storage, no pets. $575 mo. 452-4671. P.A.: Small 2 Br., 1 ba on dbl lot. $795 mo. 461-0520 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQ: Nice lg, 2 Br. + office + sunroom, dbl gar. No pets. $1,000. 707-478-5664 SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 ba, 2 car garage, no smoking/pets, W/D freezer, c;ose to QFC. $1,200 mo. 460-9499, 460-7337
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ROOMMATE wanted, Hadlock area, $400, + util w/extras. $200 dep. 360-301-9521. SEEKING female roomate to share quiet home. 360-797-1397
EAST P.A.: Warehouse/workshop. 22x32 $250 ea. 457-9732 or 457-9527. PORT ANGELES 8th Street Office w/great straight & mountain views. 800 sf. $600 month plus $85 utilities. 808-2402. PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326
Newly remodeled farmhouse, 3 Br., close in. $950. Also, 2 Br., 1.5 bath 2 story, $750. No pets. 457-6181 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, newly remodeled, no pets/ smoking. $600 mo., $600 dep. 460-5290.
P.A.: 2035 W 6th St. 3 Br, 2 ba, newer, single level. $895 mo. F/L/Dp, no smoking/ pets? 360-457-5089. P.A.: 315 Columbus, 3 Br., 2 ba, lease. $1,050. 457-4966. P.A.: 40’ 5th wheel, 3 slide outs, W/S/G cable and Wifi included. $550. 457-9844, 460-4968
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DINING TABLE: 73” long 30” wide, blond finish with 4 chairs. Very nice set. $130. Two matching blond finish coffee tables one large $40, one small $30. 681-4429 or 417-7685
LIFT CHAIR: Burgundy recliner, great shape, works great, over $1,200 new. Sell for $600/obo. 681-3299 MISC: Beautiful hardwood lighted show case, 51” tall, 60” wide, two glass shelves, mirror back, $700. (3) antique gold velvet captains chairs, $75 each. 360-374-2633 REDECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Victorian wall sconce lamps, $25 ea. Recliner chair, $50. Camel back sofa, brown/plumb tapestry, $150. Small vintage tole painted table, $25. Sewing machine in wood cabinet, $140. Two vintage upholstered side chairs, $50 ea. Wood kitchen table with 4 chairs, $45. Camel back love seat, red pattern, $45. Elegant sofa with exquisite woodwork, $500. Victorian tapestry print and frame, $40. Small stain glass table lamp, $15. These items would make great gifts! 460-0575. SOFA: Elegant sofa with exquisite carved trim and claw arms, burgundy and cream tapestry fabric, 66” long x 45” wide, excellent condition, paid $1,500 from upscale store. Selling for $500. 460-0575
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BIRD CAGE: Prevue-Hendryx Parakeet/ Finch Flight Cage. Model F030 White powdercoat, 3/8” bar spacing. Easy care, sturdy, wheels, 37.25”x 27.5”x49”h interior space, 42”x 32”x 68”h. $150/obo. 457-8385 ELECTRIC BIKE: By “City Bike”. With charger, new condition. $800. 683-6813
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TOWERING EVERGREENS And an open forest floor make this truly a park like setting. A very distinctive plateau would make for an excellent home site with sweeping views of the strait. 2.28 acres conveniently located just west of Port Angeles. $79,900. ML225476 Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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ELECTRIC FIREPLACE Cherry wood color, 47.5” wide x 18” deep x 40” high. Great condition. Great use for a classy TV stand. $300. 460-0575. FIREWOOD: $179 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FIREWOOD: Dry. $200. 477-8832 FIREWOOD: Seasoned, ready to burn, come see quality. $190. 461-6843 GENERATOR: 4,600/ 5,000 watt propane generator. $400. 928-9404 GENERATOR: Coleman Powermate, 3.5 hp, 1850 watts, 68 lbs. $350. 928-3692. MISC: 6-wheeled Jazzy electric scooter, $150. New 4wheeled walker, $100. Electric bed, $50. 457-7605 or 360-384-1592 MISC: Antique woman’s bike, 3 spd, $300. Gas stove, new, $1,200, asking $600. 452-5803. MISC: Classic formal dining room set, table with 3 leaves and pads, 6 chairs, 2 arms, $800/obo. Custom formal sofa, new condition, paid $3,500, sell $700/ obo. 206-999-7139. MISC: Dona Marie pool table, 8’ solid oak, Italian slate, have all accessories, $2,500/obo. 36” convectional Gen-Air gas stove, stainless steel, $700/obo. Parrot cage, used for chinchilla with accessories, 44”x 37x24, $150/obo. Set of U2 20x7.5 and 5x114.3 with offset of -/+ plus 40 chrome wheels, $600/ obo. 206-496-4549 MISC: Jack Lalanne Juicer, excellent condition, $25. Patio table with 4 chairs, aluminum, $50. 683-1143 MISC: Twin beds, 2 headboards, 2 frames, 2 box springs, 1 mattress, all $250/ obo. Giant cherry execuitve L shaped desk, matching lateral file cabinet, 4 drawers, paid $1,800, like new, sell $400/ obo. 206-999-7139.
Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.
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MISC: Lumber rack, new Surefit, fits F250, $220. Handheld marine VHS radio, $125. Garmmand 45 GPS, $80. 360-796-4502 Mobility Scooter 3-wheel, Go-Go Elite traveler. $300. 582-0749 Motorized wheel chair for sale. Pronto M41, used less than 1/2 hr. Perfect condition, compact, easy to drive, tight turning radius, stable, six wheels, joystick, comfortable fold down seat, adjustable & fixed height arms. $2,000. Pt Hadlock. Pick-up only. 360-732-4097 email@example.com om RAINIER YERT: 30’, 2008 Eagle Model, insulated, 6 windows, platform included. $14,000. Natalia 360-774-1445 SEWING MACHINE Montgomery Ward convertible bed sewing machine. Model UHT J 1414 in wood cabinet. Both excellent condition. Includes all parts and manual. Recently serviced. Used very little. $140. Susan 460-0575 TOOLS: Like new Forney elec. welder, 225 amp ac/150 amp dc, w/face shield, chip hammer, 2 boxes of electrodes, $250/obo. Clean wheel weight metal in 1 lb ingots, $1.50/lb. 5th wheel trailer hitch w/canvas cover, $50. New tire chains, 13”, 14”, 15”, $20/obo. 797-1900, 460-6776 TREADMILL: Excellent condition, $125. 457-4379 WANTED Riding lawn mowers, running or not. 206-940-1849.
GUITAR: Very rare Fender Stratocaster, 30th Anniversary #199 of only 250 made. $800. 452-1254 or 460-9466
BOXER PUPPIES CKC, only 2 left so hurry. Both females, one brindle, one fawn. $450. 360-460-7858 or 360-460-5485
ORGAN: Kimball, includes extras. $750. 683-8033.
FREE: Pet rats. Free to good home. 2 male rats with rat condo. 477-4222 or firstname.lastname@example.org m
VIOLIN: 3/4, nice shape. $125/obo. 775-9648
GUNS: 1981 Colt 1911 Shooting Ace, 22 cal., like new, $1,500. 1971 Colt single action Frontier Scout revolver, like new, $500. 928-3015 POOL TABLE: Coin operated, good condition. $1,000/ obo. 461-1746. RUGER: Stainless steel Blackhawk 44 mag with ammo. $500. 452-3213. Walther PPK/S 380 ACP Collector James Bond by Interarms stainless w/box & 2 mags, Superb cond., manual and 2 mags $550. 360-477-0321
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BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Used chainsaw chain grinder. 360-461-7506
JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS! Chihuahua mix male puppies. 8 wks., 1 tan, 2 brown. Shots. $200/ obo each. 360-504-2140
LABRADOODLES 1/2 Lab, 1/2 Standard Poodle, black, born Oct. 1st shots, wormed, very sweet. $600. Will hold for Christmas. 360-259-6347 PEKINGESE 1 female, 4 mo. Adorable. $300. 452-9553 or 360-461-6855 POODLES: Offering AKC Poodles, males and females in a variety of colors (Parti’s and solids), sizes and ages. Rehoming fee set at $150$700. For more information and pictures: 360-452-2579 PUPPIES: Adoarable loving Chiweenies, great mix, 4 females, all tan and white. $100. 360-775-6171. PUPPIES: Black Lab mixed breed. $50. 452-5290 PUPPIES: Blue/Red Heelers, purebred, no papers. 5 weeks old. $100 each. 360-796-4236 or 360-821-1484 PUPPIES: Toy Aussie pups. Serious dog lovers only. (2) tricolor females, $300. 707-277-0480
Desktop Computer Dell Optiplex GX280. Windows XP Pro. 19” Flat Panel Monitor. Stereo speakers and subwoofer. Includes keyboard and mouse. Excellent condition. $195 Call 460-0405. iPAD 2: 16GB, white color, compatible WiFi and blue tooth, original pkg, unopened from Apple. Model A1395. $475. 683-7072.
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A Winter Lap Warmer Cats and kittens available for adoption. $85. PFOA 452-0414
HAY: Good quality grass hay. $5.50 bale. 461-5804.
HORSE TRAILER: ‘88 Circle J. 2 horse, straight load. $2,000. 360-808-2295
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PETE-377, $160,000 in 1999, 550 Cat, 18 sp, 3.55, 244”, Studio sleeper, 640,000 mi. $19,000, less without drop, sleeper and rack. 732-4071.
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A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 9, eves. Capt. Sanders. 360-385-4852 www.usmaritime.us BAYLINER: ‘69 17’, 120 I/O. Orig. owner, garaged, elec. winch, fish finder, full top, E-Z Loader trailer w/spare. $3,200. 360-385-3350 BAYLINER: ‘87 3450 Tri-Cabin. $14,999 or trade. 683-1344 or 683-5099.
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BOAT: 14’ aluminum with trailer, 10 hp Honda O/B. $2,500. 681-6162 BOAT: 15’ custom aluminum, with motor and trailer. $3,500. 461-7506. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 1973 Larson 16’ Shark, open bow. New cushion and floor board, with Calkins roller trailer. $950/obo. 1984 Johnson 25 hp short shaft, good cond., $650/obo. 461-7979. DURABOAT: ‘08 14’ aluminum. 9.9 Johnson, trailer. $1,500. 360-580-1741 DUROBOAT: 12’. 15 and 6 hp Evinrudes, Calkins trailer. $1,500. 683-6748. GLASPLY: 21’ boat and trailer, BMW B220 Inboard, brand new Honda 15 hp 4 stroke kicker. $10,000 or make offer. 452-4338.
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SAILBOAT: 22’ Columbia. 9.9 Merc ob. Well maint. $3,400. 360-504-2623
HONDA: ‘71 Trail 90. Runs great. 4 cycle, hi/lo gear change. $950. 385-0096.
QUAD: ‘87 Honda TRX 125. W/trailer. $1,495/obo. 681-6300
SEA RAY: Boat, trailer, low hours, cash. $7,995. 582-0347.
HONDA: ‘81 Goldwing. $1,200. 360-963-2659
HONDA: ‘82 XR200R. Runs good, looks fair. $745. 683-9071
YAMAHA: ‘04 Raptor 660 limited edition, black. Brand new clutch, carrier baring in back axel, extra header and pipe. aluminum wheels and meaty tires. this a great looking quad not to mention fast. I’m asking $2,800. Great price. 360-670-6366
DIRTBIKE: ‘00 110 off brand. Lots of extra, after market parts. $700/obo. 582-7519. HARLEY DAVIDSON 1995 Fat Boy. All custom, new tires, chrome with a Jim’s Drag motor with blower. Must see. $10,900 452-2275 HONDA: ‘01 XR50R. Low hr, helmet $800 452-9194, 452-6160 HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800. 7K miles. $4,700. 504-2599. HONDA: ‘03 XR50. Low hrs, must see! $650. 417-3978. HONDA: ‘05 CR85R. Low hours, never raced. $1,500/trade. 360-460-6148
HONDA: ‘83 Ascot. $1,500. 360-963-2659
HONDA: ‘84 Goldwing 1200. 30K mi. $2,400. 461-2627. HONDA: ‘94 XLR. 600 cc, hardly used, good cond. $1,600. 452-5412 HONDA: Fat-Cat. New battery, new oil, fresh tune up, carburator rebuilt, rack to haul out your deer. $1,600 cash 683-8263 HONDA: Trail 90. New tires, runs great! $950. 460-1377.
YAMAHA: ‘08 4x4 Rhino 700cc. Green Rhino, windshield, roof and sound system. Asking $7900/ obo. For more info call 360-477-6165.
YAMAHA: ‘09 XTR 250. 80 mpg, new 2 mo. ago for $4,900, 700 mi. 1st $3,100 cash. Street/Trail. 670-2562
QUAD: Suzuki 250 Quad Sport, reverse, like new. $2,500 firm. 452-3213
DODGE: ‘68 200 pickup. Camper, good hunting/camping rig. $2,000. 797-1508.
TRAILER: ‘99 24’ Mallard. New cond. $6,500/obo. 797-3730
TRAILER: ‘04 24’ Coachman Catalina Lite. No slide, exc. cond. $9,500/obo or trade. 797-3770 or 460-8514
WANTED: Award travel trailer. 683-8810
5TH WHEEL: ‘02 34’ Big Sky Montana. 3 slides, W/D, great storage. $20,000. 477-7957 5TH WHEEL: ‘03 37’ toy hauler. $19,900/ obo. 460-9556. 5TH WHEEL: ‘90 28’ Kit. Average cond. $3,500/obo. 360-683-6131 MOTOR HOME: ‘02 30’ Winnebago Brave. Low mi., always garaged, must see/ Vortec 8.1, $35,000. 683-4912 MOTORHOME: Southwind by Fleetwood and a Honda Accord tow car, a package deal. Will not separate. We are the original owners. $18,500 COD. Less than the cost of a new car! Call 360-681-0144
TRAILER: ‘05 27’ Okanagan. Excellent, hardly used $12,000/ obo. 417-0549. TRAILER: ‘07 30’ Denali. Dbl. slide, like new. $25,000. 808-5182, 452-6932 TRAILER: ‘09 16’ Casita. Very nice, Porta-Potty, micro. $9,500. 683-5871. TRAILER: ‘82 19’ Terry. New 13’ awning, refrigerator, A/C, everything works, must see. $3,300. 683-1032 TRAILER: ‘88 26’ Shasta Riviera. Air, needs interior work. $1,000/obo. 206-794-1104 TRAILER: ‘94 Terry. $5,900. 681-7381
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CHEV: ‘01 Blazer. 4x4. 144K mi., runs great. $3,900. 460-8155. CHEV: ‘05 Colorado Ext Cab. 61,600 miles with Z71, Toyo A/t tires, bed liner, tool box, running boards. Interior options include Cruise, A/C, Tilt, power windows and doors, cd/mp3 player. $12,800. Call 460-3586 CHEV: ‘91 K5 Blazer. 93k, Immaculate. Loaded, ALL original, 350FI, Auto, 4x4, Adult Owned, non smoker, never off roaded. Build sheet, owner’s and shop manuals. Runs and Drives Like New. $10,750. 360-452-7439 CHEV: ‘94 Silverado 2500. Good cond. $5,500. 683-4830. DODGE ‘04 DAKOTA CLUB CAB 4X4 SLT PICKUP 4.7 liter V8, 5 speed manual, alloy wheels, new tires, spray-in bedliner, tow package rear sliding window, windows, power door locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, cruise, tilt, air, CD, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $12,240! Clean inside and out! Only 81,000 miles! Stop by Gray Motors today! $9,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com DODGE: ‘07 Durango. White, gray leather int., 87K, power, exc. cond., seats 8. $15,850. 460-6155. FORD ‘00 RANGER XLT 4 DOOR 4X4 OFF ROAD 4.0 liter V6, 5 speed manual trans, blue metallic exterior in great shape! Gray cloth interior in great cond! Power windows, door locks, mirrors, Pioneer CD, sliding window, air, spray-in bedliner, 17: polished aluminum American Racing wheels, privacy glass, 2 owners! Clean little ranger at our no haggle price of only $5,995
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FORD ‘04 F350 XLT 4X4 SUPERDUTY CREWCAB LB DUALLY 103K original miles! 6.0 liter Powerstroke turbo diesel V8, 6 spd manual trans, white exterior in exc. cond! Tan cloth interior in great cond! Pioneer touch screen head unit, cruise, tilt, sliding window, spray-in bedliner, running boards, alloy wheels, tow, no 5th wheel or goose neck! $6,400 below Kelley Blue Book at our no haggle price of only $18,995
FORD: ‘99 F250. 7.3L diesel. 154K, 4 dr. $13,500. 912-2323.
Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 FORD: ‘00 F150 Lariat Ext. cab. Fiberglass cover, 162K mi., 1 owner, new tires/battery. $8,000/obo. 452-2225 FORD: ‘00 Ranger XLT. 4x4 Off Road edition, 4.0 V6, 160K, extended cab, auto, tow, bedliner, clean. $5,950. 457-4363. FORD: ‘03 F150. 4WD 5.4L, 117K, leather CD, new Nokian tires, dark green/tan, very nice. $12,500. Curt at 460-8997.
GMC ‘05 SIERRA CREW CAB Z71 SLE 4X4 PICKUP 5.3 liter Vortec V8, auto, alloy wheels, new tires, spray-in bedliner, tow package, rear sliding window, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, mirrors and drivers seat, cruise, tilt, dual zone air, CD stereo, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $22,377! Only 58,000 miles! Immaculate condition inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today to save some serious bucks on your next truck! $16,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com GMC: ‘84 Jimmy 4x4. $500. 460-9776. GMC: ‘95 Jimmy SLE. Rebuilt 4.3 Vortec engine, fully loaded, 181K, good condition. $3,500/obo. 477-4838 GMC: ‘95 Jimmy SLE. Rebuilt 4.3 Vortec engine, fully loaded, 181K, good condition. $3,500/obo. 477-4838 JEEP: ‘98 Wrangler Sport. 89K hwy. mi. $7,900. 360-580-1741
FORD: ‘08 Super Duty F350 4x4 crew cab. 6.4L V-8 diesel King Ranch. 16K miles, 20K in options. Exc. cond., never smoked in. Dealer maintained. Power Glide removable 5th wheel hitch. $39,900. Ron at 360-477-9659 FORD: 1989 F250 4WD 460, canopy. 101K mi. $3,000. 808-5182, 452-6932 FORD: ‘87 F250. 4x4 standard, 6.9 liter diesel. $3,200. 457-5649 FORD: ‘90 Bronco Eddie Bauer. EFI 5.8, OD, air, CD, clean, straight, runs excel. $2,900. 808-0153. FORD: ‘95 Aerostar. 170K, 4x4, lots new parts, good cond. $1,300/obo. 457-4347 FORD: ‘99 F-150 XLT 4X4 Triton. 5.4L 110K Mi. Moving! MUST SELL. $6,500/ obo. GREAT DEAL! 206-300-9007
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NISSAN: 01 Pathfinder. 134K, 6 cyl., auto, air, tilt, cruise, all power, sun/moon roof, AM/FM CD iPod, tow pkg., nonsmoker. $7,400. 457-3891 TOYOTA ‘01 SEQUOIA LIMITED 4X4 4.7 liter I-Force V8, auto, loaded! Dark metallic green exterior in great condition! Gray leather interior in great shape! Dual power seats, moon roof, 6 disc CD with JBL sound, VHS entertainment, 3rd seat, rear air, cruise, tilt, side airbags, tint, running boards, tow, chrome 17” wheels! Local trade! Very nice Sequoia at our no haggle price of only $8,995
Carpenter Auto Center 681-5090 TOYOTA: ‘79 Land Cruiser. Mil-spec inline 6, 67K, barn doors w/jump seats. $5,700. 670-1146. TOYOTA: ‘87 4-Runner 4x4. As is. $1,800. 477-0577. TOYOTA: ‘94 4-Runner. Sunroof, lifted, big tires, power windows and seats, leather interior, good shape. $4,500. 452-9693
CHEV: ‘06 Silverado 4x4 p/u, 3/4T. Ex cab, 6L V8 <36k mi. Lots of extras. Ex cond. $21,500. 360-460-8285
CHEV: ‘79 1 ton service truck, 88K, 4 sp, 350, 7K Onan generator, 3 air tanks, 110 outlets, etc. $3,980. 360-302-5027 CHEV: ‘95 Lumina minivan. V6, 7 pass. $2,000. 457-1053. CHRYSLER: ‘05 Town and Country LTD. 1 owner, great cond. 73,200 miles. $10,500. 683-1957. DODGE ‘02 GRAND CARAVAN ES ALL WD 3.8 liter V6, auto, loaded! Dark metallic blue exterior in great cond! Gray leather interior in great shape! Dual power seats, dual power sliding doors, 4 disk CD changer, cruise, tilt with controls, quads, 3rd seat, privacy glass, roof rack, premium alloys with 75% rubber! A ton of van at our no haggle price of only $6,995
DODGE ‘05 GRAND CARAVAN SE 3.3 liter V6, auto, loaded, white exterior in excellent cond. Gray cloth interior in great condition! Power seat, dual sliding doors, CD, dual airbags, cruise, tilt, privacy glass, roof rack, dual climate, rear air, aftermarket 16” alloys with 70% rubber! Great little van at our no haggle price of only $6,995
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FORD ‘95 F350 XL CREWCAB LB 2WD 69K original miles! 1 owner! 7.5 liter (460ci) V8, auto, blue exterior in great condition! Blue cloth/ vinyl interior in great shape! Cassette stereo, running boards, spray-in bedliner, matching canopy, 16” alloy wheels, front captains chairs, tow. Extremely low mileage F-Series at our no haggle price of only $4,995
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FORD: ‘74 F250 Camper Special. Body and interior are exc. 390 eng w/auto. $900/obo. 477-1949 FORD: ‘85 F150. Cherry, 61K original miles, turn key and start, runs great. $4,250. 928-2181. FORD: ‘92 E250 van. Ladder rack, interior racks, good runner. $1,800. 460-9257. FORD: ‘92 Econo 150 van work truck, 185K, runs god. $2,100. 452-9363. GMC: ‘00 3500 utility truck. 6.5 liter diesel, 151K mi., 4 studded tires, good condition. $7,800. 683-3425. HONDA: ‘00 Odyssey EX. Runs great, 212K $3,900. 385-2012. HONDA: ‘95 Accord. Runs excellent, very clean, 48K, 4 cylinder. $4,000. 360-797-3865
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BUICK ‘05 LACROSSE SEDAN 3.8 liter Series III V6 engine, auto, alloy wheels, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, mirrors, and driver seat, cruise, tilt, air, CD stereo, OnStar, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $13,015! Sparkling clean inside and out! One owner! Only 29,000 miles! Stop by Gray Motors today! $9,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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ACURA: ‘90 Acura Integra LS. Barbie Pink. 5 speed. 133,000 mi. Runs and drives great! Cruise control, underglow, sunroof, exhaust, much more! Minor body damage. $5,500/obo. See online add for more info. 360-461-4154.
CADILLAC: ‘00 El Dorado ETC. 80K, black/black, leather, beautiful, must see. $6,800. 681-3093.
CADILLAC: ‘84 El Dorado. Exc. 60K. $10,500. 452-7377.
FORD: ‘03 Mustang convertible. $8,500/ obo. 360-808-1242.
CHEV: ‘91 Z28 Camero. Red t tops, excellent condition. $4,200. 928-1170.
HYUNDAI: ‘09 Sonata Limited. Black beauty, all the options plus tinted windows and navigation system, extra set of wheels and tires. $17,800. 477-3191.
CHEV: ‘94 Suburban. 3/4 ton. 2 owner, ‘454’ engine, tow pkg., 120K. Reduced $3,000. 808-3374. COLLECTORS: Olds Cutlass 442 1986, sharp lines, new int. $5,500. 683-8332. DODGE: ‘02 Intrepid SE. 4 door auto, 1 owner, 21,300 original mi., new tabs. $3,900. 477-6259. DODGE: ‘07 Caravan Town & County LX. Low mi., excellent condition. $10,600 firm. 457-8129. FORD: ‘92 Mustang LX convertible. 5.0 auto, 71K mi., excellent condition. $3,800. 928-0213.
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PONTIAC: ‘86 Fiero. 91K miles, well taken care of. Great Christmas gift! Collector’s item! Good mpg! $3,000. 775-9754
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FORD: ‘92 Taurus GL. V6, 139,000 miles. Nearly new tires and new battery. Good cond. $1,700/obo. Call 360-808-2523. FORD: ‘99 Ford Escort. 156,000 miles, 35 MPG, excellent condition, has many repairs, good tires 4 extra rims, have receipts, owner Chilton manuals. $2,500/obo. 360-461-6214 360-912-2858
JAGUAR: ‘90 XJS Coupe. Black, tan int., only 42K mi., car is like brand new in/out, mechanically. $11,750 Call John, Euro Auto Works 683-3876. KIA: ‘03 Spectra GSX. Hatchback, auto, 131K, new trans in 6/11, runs great, maint. records avail. $3,500/obo. 417-9040 Mechanic’s special Nissan ‘99 Sentra GXE. 109K. $1,500. Needs minor work. 452-7737 MERCEDES-BENZ ‘01 E430 ALL WD SEDAN 4.3 liter V8, auto, 4Matic All WD, 20” rims, tinted windows, sunroof, keyless entry, power windows, door locks, mirrors, seats, and headrests, leather seating, dual zone climate control, air, cruise, tilt, 6 disc CD changer, 8 airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $15,609! Extra clean inside and out! Only 79,000 m i l e s ! G o o d mechanical condition! Loaded with options! Stop by Gray Motors today! $7,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
HONDA: ‘00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, intake, 118K miles. $5,500. 452-9693, 461-6506
MG: ‘65 Midget. 85,672 orig. mi., mostly orig. interior. In running cond. $4,800. 417-2606.
Legals Clallam Co.
Legals Clallam Co.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC TIMBER SALE Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Olympic Region at (360)374-2800 or by visiting the Olympic Region Office at Forks or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia. Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Olympic Region Office, Forks, WA on January 25, 2012. SOUTHWEST TEXAS, App. No. 086131, approximately 8 miles by road west of Sequim, WA on part(s) of Sections 17 and 18 all in Township 29 North, Range 4 West, W.M., comprising approximately 6,266 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $1,369,000.00. This sale is Export Restricted. 4 ISLANDS, App. No. 086142, approximately 18 miles by road west of Port Angeles, WA on part(s) of Sections 3, 10 and 11 all in Township 30 North, Range 9 West, W.M., comprising approximately 3,185 Mbf of Timber. Minimum acceptable bid will be $506,000.00. This sale is Export Restricted. OFFICIAL NOTICE OF DATE AND PLACE FOR COMMENCING AN APPEAL: Notice is given under SEPA, RCW 43.21C.075, WAC 197-11-680 of Department of Natural Resource’s action described in (4) below. 1. Any person whose property rights or interests will be affected and feels himself aggrieved by the Department action may appeal to Clallam County Superior Court within 30 days of December 21, 2011, pursuant to RCW 79.02.030. 2. Any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of noncompliance with the provisions of RCW 43.21C (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before January 20, 2012. 3. Pursuant to WAC 197-11-680(4)(d), no appeal may be filed under RCW 43.21C more than 30 days after the date in (1) above, unless an appeal was filed under RCW 79.02.030 as in (1) above. 4. Description of Department Action: Approval for sale of the proposed timber sale(s), shown above. 5. Type of environmental review under SEPA: A determination of non-significance or mitigated determination of non-significance was issued for each timber sale. 6. Documents may be examined during regular business hours at the Olympic Region Office of the Department of Natural Resources and at Olympia Headquarters, Product Sales & Leasing Division, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7016, (360) 902-1340. 7. This notice filed by: Drew Rosanbalm, Assistant Region Manager, Olympic Region Office, 411 Tillicum Lane, Forks, WA 98331-9271, (360)374-2800 Pub: Dec. 28, 2011
Legals City of P.A.
Legals City of P.A.
CITY OF PORT ANGELES NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION AND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on December 9, 2011, the CITY OF PORT ANGELES received a request to extend a conditional use permit that permits a social club use in the Commercial Neighborhood until September 30, 3012. The application was considered to be complete on December 14, 2011. The CITY OF PORT ANGELES PLANNING COMMISSION will conduct a public hearing on JANUARY 25, 2012 in consideration of the request. Interested parties are encouraged to comment on the request and to attend the public hearing that will begin at 6 p.m., City Hall, 321 East Fifth Street, Port Angeles, Washington. Written comment must be submitted no later than January 11, 2011, to be included in the staff report. Information may be reviewed at the City Department of Community & Economic Development, City Hall, P.O. Box 1150, Port Angeles. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Interested parties are invited to attend the meeting. STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT: It is anticipated that a determination of non significance will be issued for the project per WAC 197-11-355 following the required public comment period that will end on January 11, 2012. APPLICANT: FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES LOCATION: 112 E. 8th Street For further information contact: Sue Roberds, (360) 417-4750 Pub: Dec. 28, 2011
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
CHEV: ‘80 Chevette. $500. 460-7131. HONDA: ‘89 CRX HF. $2,500. 683-1006. MITSUBISHI: ‘08 Convertible Spyder Eclipse. Must sell, sacrifice, beautiful dream car, low mi. First reasonalbe offer takes it. $14,000, worth much more. 360-797-3892 PONTIAC: ‘98 Sunfire. Auto, 4 dr, clean, well maintained, red, 26-30 mpg. $2,750/ obo. 360-808-5800. STUDEBAKER: ‘50 Champion. Starlight coupe, complete frame off restoration, 3 speed flat head 6 cylinder engine, all original, excellent condition. $12,000/ obo. 683-8810.
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JAGUAR: XJS-V12. Excellent cond., $9,600. 775-5827. STUDEBAKER: ‘62 Lark Cruiser. 289 Packard V8, body pretty good, but project. Time and money. $1,200/obo. 460-4963 TOYOTA ‘97 TERCEL COUPE 1 owner! 1.5 liter 4 cylinder, 5 spd manual trans, red exterior in great shape! Tan cloth interior in good cond! Pioneer CD player, dual airbags, rear spoiler, alloy wheels! 35+ mpg! Great little fuel sipping Toyota at our no haggle price of only $2,795
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Legals Clallam Co.
MERCURY: ‘99 Grand Marquis. $4,000/ obo. 681-0353.
TOYOTA: ‘02 Echo. 77K mi., 5 spd, 37+ mpg, exc. cond., maintain., 1 owner. KBB $4,100. Asking $3,500. 460-8723. TOYOTA: ‘08 Scion XB. Excellent, dark blue, extras $18,000/ obo. 928-3669. VW: ‘67 Red Classic. Good engine and body, exc. interior, new tires. $6,500/obo. 461-4025 VW: ‘88 Fox. As is. Needs some electrical work. $500/obo. 457-0277
Legals Clallam Co.
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington Chapter 61.24, et seq. T.S. No: L531777 WA Unit Code: L Loan No: 6150157/PACIFICO I AP #1: 132809 120140 I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the undersigned trustee, T.D. Service Company of Washington, 1820 E. First St., Suite 210, P.O. Box 11988, Santa Ana, CA 92705, will on JANUARY 27, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. at AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE CLALLAM COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 223 EAST 4TH STREET PORT ANGELES , State of WASHINGTON, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of the sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of WASHINGTON, to Wit: PARTIAL LEGAL: PTN NW NE 9-28-13. EXHIBIT “A” LEGAL DESCRIPTION That portion of a 112 foot by 140 foot Parcel of land in the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 28 North, Range 13 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington lying North of the center line of a common wall between the Forks Cafe and Forks Smoke Shop and more particularly described as follows; Beginning at the Southwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said Section 9; Thence North 1° 12’ 30” West along the center line of Forks Avenue 200 feet; Thence North 88° 47’ 30” East 30 feet; Thence North 1° 12’ 30” West 26.97 feet True Point of Beginning; Thence North 89° 26’ 30” East 140 feet; Thence North 1° 12’ 30” West 86.63 feet; Thence South 88° 47’ 30” West 140 feet; Thence South 1° 12’ 30” East 85.03 feet to the True Point of Beginning; EXCEPT the Easterly 16 feet conveyed to the Town of Forks by instrument recorded under Recording No. 250306 for alley and the West 6.87 feet for sidewalk. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. Exhibit “B” (Personal Property Description) All inventory, equipment, accounts (including but not limited to all health—care—insurance receivables), chattel paper, instruments (including but not limited to all promissory motes), letter—of-credit rights, letters of credit, documents, deposit accounts, investment property, money, other rights to payment and performance, and general intangibles (including but not Limited to all software and all payment intangibles); all oil, gas and other minerals before extraction; all oil, gas, other minerals and accounts constituting as—extracted collateral; all fixtures; all timber to be cut; all attachments, accessions, accessories, fittings, increases, tools, parts, repairs, supplies, and commingled goods relating to the foregoing property, and all additions, replacements of and substitutions for all or any part of the foregoing property; all insurance refunds relating to the foregoing property; all good will relating to the foregoing property; all records and data and embedded software relating to the foregoing property, and all equipment, inventory and software to utilize, create, maintain and process any such records and data on electronic media; and all supporting obligations relating to the foregoing property; all whether now existing or hereafter arising, whether now owned or hereafter acquired or whether now or hereafter subject to any rights in the foregoing property; and all products and proceeds (including but not limited to all insurance payments) of or relating to the foregoing property. The street or other common designation if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 81 N. FORKS AVENUE, FORKS, WA 98331 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the above street or other common designation. which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated February 8, 2007, recorded February 27, 2007, under Auditor's File No. 2007 1196877 in Book --Page --- , records of CLALLAM County, WASHINGTON, from PACIFICO INVESTMENT COMPANY as Grantor, to CLALLAM TITLE COMPANY as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of INNOVATIVE BANK as Beneficiary. AND AN ASSIGNMENT OF RENTS DATED 02/08/07, AND SUCH NOTE IS ALSO SECURED BY A SECURITY AGREEMENT DATED 02/08/07, UCC FINANCING STATEMENT FILED 2/20/07 The beneficial interest was thereafter assigned under Auditor's No. 2011 1270980 to CENTER BANK II No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: 5 PYMTS FROM 06/01/11 TO 10/01/11 @ 1,189.48 $5,947.40 5 L/C FROM 06/11/11 TO 10/11/11 @ 59.47 $297.35 Sub-total of amounts in arrears: $6,244.75 As to the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary of your Deed of Trust, you must cure each such default. Listed below are the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary of your Deed of Trust. Opposite each such listed default is a brief description of the action necessary to cure the default and a description of the documentation necessary to show that the default has been cured. IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is principal $192,505.40 together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 05/09/11, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V The above described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of the sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on 01/27/12. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by 01/16/12, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before 01/16/12, (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/16/12, (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address: PACIFICO INVESTMENT COMPANY 81 N. FORKS AVENUE FORKS, WA 98331 OCCUPANT 81 N. FORKS AVENUE FORKS, WA 98331 PACIFICO INVESTMENT COMPANY ATTN: QI TIE CHEN, PRESIDENT 81 N. FORKS AVENUE FORKS, WA 98331 PACIFICO INVESTMENT COMPANY ATTN: JULIE CHEN, SECRETARY 81 N. FORKS AVENUE FORKS, WA 98331 PACIFICO INVESTMENT COMPANY 300 MT BAKER PL. NE RENTON, WA 98059 QI TIE CHEN 300 MT BAKER PL. NE RENTON, WA 98059 JULIE CHEN 300 MT BAKER PL. NE RENTON, WA 98059 by both first class and certified mail on September 22, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on September 22, 2011 , with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the abovedescribed property. IX Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the trustee's sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings, under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. Notice and other personal service may be served on the Trustee at: T.D. SERVICE COMPANY OF WASHINGTON 520 E. Denny Way Seattle, WA 98122-2100 (800) 843-0260 (206) 859-6989 DATED: October 24, 2011 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY OF WASHINGTON, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE By CRYSTAL ESPINOZA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY 1820 E. First St., Suite 210 P.O. Box 11988 Santa Ana, CA 92705 (800) 843-0260 (206) 859-6989 If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If available , the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacforeclosures.com/sales TAC# 951752 PUB: 12/28/11, 01/13/12 Pub: Dec. 28, 2011, Jan. 13, 2012
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
Peninsula Five-Day Forecast TODAY
Windy with rain.
Periods of rain.
Periods of rain.
Rain, heavy at times.
Mostly cloudy, chance of a little rain.
Cloudy with a few showers possible.
The Peninsula A storm system will bring periods of rain to the North Olympic Peninsula today. Some of the rain this morning will be heavy. Snow levels will be near 5,000 feet. Westerly flow of moisture laden air off the Pacific will bring additional rain at times tonight and Thursday as another storm system moves onshore. Some of the rain will be heavy. Snow levels will fall to around 4,000 feet tonight then to 3,500 feet Thursday. Another storm will bring additional rain and mountain snow Friday. Still the chance for some rain or snow on Saturday.
Victoria 54/42 Neah Bay 49/42
Port Townsend 49/42
Port Angeles 50/39
Port Ludlow 50/43
Yakima Kennewick 51/31 58/37
Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
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Marine Forecast Rain today. Wind south-southwest 10-20 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility under 3 miles. Times of rain tonight. Wind south 7-14 knots. Waves less than a foot. Visibility under 3 miles at times. Periods of rain tomorrow. Wind south-southeast 10-20 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times. Friday: Rain, heavy at times. Wind west 4-8 knots. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 2 miles. TABLE Location High Tide LaPush Port Angeles Port Townsend Sequim Bay*
3:02 a.m. 2:32 p.m. 5:52 a.m. 4:06 p.m. 7:37 a.m. 5:51 p.m. 6:58 a.m. 5:12 p.m.
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8:39 a.m. 9:00 p.m. 11:53 a.m. 11:06 p.m. 1:07 p.m. ----1:00 p.m. -----
2.3’ -0.1’ 4.2’ 0.1’ 5.5’ --5.2’ ---
High Tide 3:39 a.m. 3:17 p.m. 6:24 a.m. 5:10 p.m. 8:09 a.m. 6:55 p.m. 7:30 a.m. 6:16 p.m.
National Forecast Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Seattle 52/44 Billings 55/36 Minneapolis 36/27 San Francisco 58/49
7.8’ 7.4’ 7.8’ 5.1’ 9.4’ 6.1’ 8.8’ 5.7’
9:27 a.m. 9:41 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 11:47 p.m. 12:20 a.m. 2:14 p.m. 12:13 a.m. 2:07 p.m.
2.4’ 0.6’ 3.7’ 1.1’ 0.1’ 4.8’ 0.1’ 4.5’
High Tide Ht 4:15 a.m. 4:04 p.m. 6:53 a.m. 6:25 p.m. 8:38 a.m. 8:10 p.m. 7:59 a.m. 7:31 p.m.
7.8’ 6.7’ 7.6’ 4.6’ 9.2’ 5.5’ 8.6’ 5.2’
Low Tide Ht 10:18 a.m. 10:22 p.m. 2:04 p.m. ----1:01 a.m. 3:18 p.m. 12:54 a.m. 3:11 p.m.
2.4’ 1.4’ 3.1’ --1.4’ 4.0’ 1.3’ 3.8’
*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.
Atlanta 50/33 El Paso 55/31
Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice
World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 53 42 s Baghdad 63 38 s Beijing 41 18 s Brussels 45 29 c Cairo 64 46 s Calgary 47 33 pc Edmonton 29 19 pc Hong Kong 68 59 pc Jerusalem 57 39 s Johannesburg 73 52 t Kabul 45 18 s London 48 39 pc Mexico City 75 43 pc Montreal 36 -4 sn Moscow 30 17 sf New Delhi 78 41 s Paris 45 34 sh Rio de Janeiro 79 69 sh Rome 53 36 s Stockholm 39 36 pc Sydney 74 63 pc Tokyo 46 37 pc Toronto 27 17 pc Vancouver 51 44 r Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
Los Angeles 74/50
Moon Phases Full
Detroit Chicago 28/24 34/28 Kansas City 47/32
Sunset today ................... 4:27 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 8:04 a.m. Moonrise today .............. 10:12 a.m. Moonset today ................. 9:31 p.m.
New York 45/26
Sun & Moon
Shown is today’s weather.
Yesterday Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 47 38 0.01 17.33 Forks* 42 35 0.34 113.94 Seattle 47 40 0.19 34.65 Sequim 48 35 0.08 16.40 Hoquiam 49 44 0.49 65.12 Victoria 46 41 0.30 30.58 P. Townsend 47 41 0.00 16.57 *Data from Monday
Bellingham 51/40 Aberdeen 52/45
PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Houston 67/41 Miami 72/54
Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.
Stationary 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
National Cities Today City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur d’Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau
Hi 49 10 51 50 46 43 50 55 41 50 44 26 57 52 34 36 44 55 58 51 43 28 52 -25 49 80 67 30
Lo 31 -2 44 33 26 22 35 36 25 41 24 19 34 39 28 28 34 48 37 34 31 24 47 -34 35 66 41 26
W s c r pc s pc c sh pc sh pc sf s pc pc pc r r s pc pc pc r c sh s s sn
City Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis Nashville New Orleans New York Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Palm Springs Philadelphia Phoenix Portland, OR Raleigh Reno Sacramento St. Louis Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco Sioux Falls Sun Valley Washington, DC
Hi 47 65 54 74 72 30 36 43 60 45 54 47 65 72 45 70 53 51 56 60 45 45 64 69 58 43 39 45
Lo 32 42 35 50 54 28 27 30 40 26 32 27 43 48 26 46 43 26 34 43 34 35 38 48 49 29 29 27
W pc pc pc s pc c pc pc s s s pc s s s s r s c c pc c s s pc pc sf pc
National Extremes Yesterday (For the 48 contiguous states)
High: 84 at Boca Raton, FL
Low: -10 at Grants, NM
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