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More snow â€” and freezing rain â€” blanket the Peninsula BY TOM CALLIS
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PORT ANGELES â€” The first blast of snowy weather of the year on the North Olympic Peninsula refused to go quietly. From Port Townsend to at least Joyce, fresh snow showers blanketed sidewalks and driveways recently cleared of the white stuff Thursday, which was predicted to be cold but calm.
State of emergenchy Gov. Chris Gregoire declared a statewide state of emergency after Seattle and many areas in the southwestern part of the state
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suffered ice storms. No power outages and no major vehicle wrecks were reported in Clallam County as of 1 p.m. Thursday. Every school on the North Olympic Peninsula, except for Crescent School District in Joyce, which had a two-hour delay, was closed. â€œThe buses were able to get in and out, the highway was safe
and passable, so weâ€™re ready,â€? Crescent Superintendent Tom Anderson said. Anderson estimated that Joyce received 2 inches of new snow as of Thursday afternoon, and it was unclear whether the districtâ€™s school would be open again today.
Snow plows on roads Clallam County Engineer Ross Tyler said all snowplows were back on the roads Thursday as planned, though drivers had more work to do than anticipated. â€œWe didnâ€™t expect the snow weâ€™re getting right now,â€? he said. TURN
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Blake Thacker shares a calm moment with parents Luke and Katie Thacker at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, where he was born in an elevator earlier in the day.
Peninsula grandma tells of an â€˜insane morningâ€™ in Tacoma The phone didnâ€™t ring. Time crawled. At about 5:35 a.m., Curry TACOMA â€” All that forcalled St. Joseph and, to her mer Port Angeles residents great relief, learned that Katie Luke and Katie Thacker had been admitted. wanted to do was go upstairs â€œGreat. Sheâ€™s there. Thereâ€™s and have their baby. nothing to worry about,â€? was They didnâ€™t make it that far. her thought. Well before dawn WednesAt 7:45 a.m., Luke called day, Katie went into labor, so with the news of Blake she and her husband started Michael Thacker, born about driving the icy highway from two hours earlier â€” and a their Spanaway home to St. summary that went like this: Joseph Medical Center in â€œKatie and I have had the Tacoma. most insane morning of our Katie also had her mom, lives.â€? Jessica Burns, call Lukeâ€™s mom, Olympic Medical Center Trapped Assistant Administrator Rhonda Curry. When Luke, Katie and her It was 5:03 a.m., and Curry mother and sister, a midwife was in Port Angeles, where her and two nurses boarded an elehospital was in storm-response vator bound for the 14th-floor mode during this weekâ€™s blizbirthing center, its doors zard. refused to close. Sheâ€™d had every intention of So Katie, the midwife and driving to Tacoma for this nurses slipped into another birth, but with the weather, elevator, which then got stuck she could only stay put, phone between the 12th and 14th in hand. floors. Knowing how bad road conLike many hotels and hosditions were â€” and working in pitals, St. Joseph has no floor a hospital â€” Curry could marked 13, â€œso, how ironic,â€? imagine something terrible Curry said. happening on that drive to TURN TO ELEVATOR/A4 Tacoma.
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Christine Loewe of Port Angeles takes advantage of the weekâ€™s cold temperatures to skate on a large frozen puddle on a vacant lot next to the Valley Creek Estuary in Port Angeles on Thursday.
Trash can lids provide simple pleasure in storm BY ARWYN RICE TOM CALLIS
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In the event of a snowstorm, a shortage of proper snow supplies can result in a run on trash can lids. Snow survival supplies â€” such as chips, dip, sleds and toboggans â€” quickly sold out at Forks Outfitters this week, store director Dave Gedlund said. â€œWe sold a lot of snow toys,â€? Gedlund said. When the sleds sold out, enterprising residents made inroads on the storeâ€™s supply of trash can lids, he said. The store was resupplied late Tuesday, Gedlund said.
Forks wasnâ€™t the only place where people were taking advantage of the longer-than-anticipated storm. Residents across Clallam County appeared to be taking advantage of the powder, making a long weekend even longer by taking snow days and turning virtually any hill into their own downhill course. Here are some of their stories:
Daman Harrell, PA Harrellâ€™s family members were among the 50 people who gathered Wednesday afternoon to sled on a hill just north of the Olympic National Park Visitor Center in Port Angeles.
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A perennial puddle or shallow pond on the Port Angeles waterfront became an impromptu iceskating rink for a mother and her 2-year-old son Thursday morning. Michigan native Christine Loewe, 35, said she had been waiting for 10 years, since accidentally discovering the puddle in a frozen state during a cold snap a decade ago. TURN
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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press
Bassist now seminary student CONCORDIA SEMINARY IN suburban St. Louis gets an eclectic mix of students in a program allowing them to train for the ministry online — electricians, farmers, entrepreneurs — and even a founder of one of the bestknown thrash metal bands. David Ellefson plays bass for Megadeth. He also is an online student in the Specific Ministry Program at Concordia Seminary operated by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. After two years at Concordia, Ellefson will be eligible for ordination. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Ellefson’s studies illustrate why distance learning programs at seminaries have a growing popularity nationwide, allowing students to attend divinity schools without uprooting their lives.
Even in a nontraditional learning setting, Ellefson is a nontraditional student given his band has recorded albums with titles such as “Killing Is My Business . . . And Business Is Good!” The curious mix of rock and religion has been part of Ellefson’s life since childhood. Megadeth remains and the band will begin a new tour with Motorhead next week in New Jersey. Ellefson will tend to his studies during down time on the tour bus. He knows it won’t be easy. He has learned to keep his faith and his onstage persona separate. As for songwriting, he now tries to “stay away from darker themes.” “Some people want to morph things together into one, but I have a hand in both worlds,” he said. “I love praise and worship music, and I love heavy metal.”
Ringo interview British actor-comedian
Russell Brand will interview former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr for Sirius XM Brand Radio. “Town Hall with Ringo Starr” will air live from Los Angeles on Jan. 30. Music producer Don Was will moderate the Q&A, and Starr will perform at the event. A day later, Starr will release his 17th solo album, “Ringo 2012.” Brand said in a statement Thursday that he’s a “massive fan” of Starr, “but like most people, I am ignorant as to his life before he rose to prominence with ‘Thomas the Tank Engine.’” Added Brand: “Now we can unravel the enigma of Ringo.” Past “Town Hall” specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Coldplay and members of Nirvana.
WEDNESDAY’S QUESTION: How satisfied are you with state and local government’s response to this week’s snow? Very satisfied
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JOHNNY OTIS, 90, the “godfather of rhythm and blues” who wrote and recorded the R&B classic “Willie and the Hand Jive” and for decades evangelized black music to white audiences as a bandleader and radio host, has died. Mr. Otis, who had been in poor health for several years, died at his home in the Los Angeles foothill suburb of Altadena on Tuesday, said his manager, Terry Gould. Mr. Otis, who was white, was born John Veliotes to Greek immigrants and grew up in a black section of Berkeley, where he said he identified far more with black culture than his own. As a teenager, he changed his name because he thought Johnny Otis sounded more black. “As a kid, I decided that if our society dictated that one had to be black or white, I would be black,” he once explained. His musical tastes clearly reflected that adopted culture, and even after he became famous, his dark skin and hair often led audiences and club promoters to assume he was black like
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his band mates. Mr. Otis was leading his own band in 1945 when he scored his first big hit, “Harlem Nocturne.” In 1950, 10 of his songs made Billboard Magazine’s R&B chart. His “Willie and the Hand Jive” sold more than 1.5 million copies and was covered years later by Eric Clapton. He later wrote “Every Beat of My Heart,” which was a hit for Gladys Knight & the Pips. But the influence of Mr. Otis was felt most through his ability to recognize and promote talent. He wove into his bands such diverse and legendary R&B vocalists as Etta James, Hank Ballard, Big Mama Thornton and The
Robins, the latter a group that would evolve into the Coasters. He produced Thornton’s original recording of “Hound Dog,” a song that would later become an even bigger hit for Elvis Presley. Mr. Otis saw himself as curator of black popular music, which for him represented much more than a diversion or livelihood. His cross-country R&B reviews and his radio and television appearances were dedicated to delivering black music to white audiences. “The music isn’t just the notes, it’s the culture — the way grandma cooked, the way Grandpa told stories, the way the kids walked and talked,” he once said.
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Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications
■ Port Angeles City Finance Director Yvonne Ziomkowski cashed out 15.25 days of sick leave in 2005. A story on Monday’s Page A1 of the Clallam County edition and Page A4 of the Jefferson County edition erroneously said she cashed out 15.25 hours.
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Peninsula Lookback From the pages of the PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
1937 (75 years ago)
The pulp mill of Olympic Forest Products Co. will resume production tonight after a three-day closure because of damage to an industrial waterline on the Port Angeles waterfront from powerful winds that broke about 300,000 feet of logs loose from their booms. Seen Around Speedy repair of the Peninsula snapshots broken pipeline on the waterfront east of Lincoln THE CLALLAM BAY Street is enabling the plant varsity girls basketball team wears Laranda Kono- to reopen sooner than origipaski’s name on their arms nally expected. Absence of the biting as they play the Port Angewind that damaged the les Roughriders’ C Team waterline, the Milwaukee ... Railway trestle, Angeles WANTED! “Seen Around” Gravel and Supply dock items. Send them to PDN News and other waterfront strucDesk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles tures helped workers and WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or log salvage workers finish email news@peninsuladailynews. ahead of schedule. com.
However, temperatures dropped to 19.7 degrees below zero at 1 a.m. today.
1962 (50 years ago) Gov. Albert D. Rosellini said the Hood Canal Bridge has proven a success from two standpoints: engineering and finance. “Our confidence in the engineering feasibility of constructing such a bridge against tidal waters is being vindicated,” he said from his Olympia office. Engineers of the state Highway Department have reported that the span has withstood winds stronger than 50 mph and will service for “decades to come,” Rosellini said. The governor said the bridge has stimulated business in the state ferries
system, increasing revenue more than $260,000 for the whole system during the first four months the bridge was in use.
1987 (25 years ago) A Mount Pleasant family lost almost all its possessions when a mobile home erupted in flames “It was totally engulfed when we arrived about 7:30 p.m.,” said Gales Addition Fire Chief
George Oakes. He said the wife, two children and an uncle were watching TV when the uncle noticed flames coming out of a nearby clothes dryer. Everyone abandoned the mobile home, and the uncle managed to haul the TV and videotape recorder onto the porch before the place went up in flames.
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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS FRIDAY, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2012. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Jan. 20, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first chief executive to be inaugurated Jan. 20 instead of March 4. On this date: ■ In 1265, England’s first representative Parliament, which included officials from districts, cities and boroughs, met for the first time. ■ In 1649, King Charles I of England went on trial, accused of high treason; he was found guilty and executed by month’s end. ■ In 1887, the U.S. Senate approved an agreement to lease
Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as a naval base. ■ In 1936, Britain’s King George V died; he was succeeded by Edward VIII. ■ In 1942, Nazi officials held the notorious Wannsee conference, during which they arrived at their “final solution” that called for exterminating Jews. ■ In 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard Nixon were sworn in for their second terms of office in a private Sunday ceremony; a public ceremony was held the next day. ■ In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th president of the United States. ■ In 1981, Iran released 52
Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan. ■ In 1986, the United States observed the first federal holiday in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. ■ In 2001, George Walker Bush became America’s 43rd president after one of the most turbulent elections in U.S. history. ■ In 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation’s 44th, as well as first African-American, president. ■ Ten years ago: Two Marines were killed, five injured when a U.S. military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan.
“A Beautiful Mind” was named best drama and its star, Russell Crowe, the top dramatic actor at the Golden Globe Awards; Sissy Spacek was named best dramatic actress for “In the Bedroom,” while “Moulin Rouge” was awarded the Globe for best musical or comedy. ■ Five years ago: Twenty-five U.S. troops were killed in Iraq, including 12 in a helicopter crash in Baghdad and five in a sophisticated sneak attack in Karbala. ■ One year ago: Federal authorities orchestrated one of the biggest Mafia takedowns in FBI history, charging 127 suspected mobsters and associates in the Northeast with murders, extortion and other crimes spanning decades.
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Los Angeles detectives work a crime scene after a human head was discovered off a nearby trail Tuesday.
Body parts scattered near Hollywood sign LOS ANGELES — An investigation unfolding near the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles is playing out like a gory movie script, as police worked to identity a man whose body was found in parts over the past two days — first a head Tuesday, then two hands and two feet Wednesday. On Thursday, some 100 police officers and Police Academy recruits searched seven acres of brush in the Bronson Canyon wilderness park in Hollywood to see if they could find more body parts. Officers, some on horseback, pushed through waist- and shoulder-high scrub surrounding a semi-paved hiking trail. It would have been a perfect place to hide a body had it not been for a single curious dog, police said. A pooch being walked offleash on the trail Tuesday after-
noon tugged a plastic grocery bag from the brush about 100 yards from the park entrance gates and began playing with it. “It shakes the bag, and out pops the head,” Officer Bruce Borihanh said. Investigators checked fingerprints, dental records and missing-persons records in an effort to identify the victim, a graying man believed to be 45 to 60 years old.
Inmates meal suit COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Muslim death row inmate has settled a lawsuit that accused the Ohio prison system of denying him meals prepared according to Islamic law while providing kosher meals to Jewish prisoners. Details of the settlement announced Wednesday weren’t released. Both sides anticipated making the settlement final in about 45 days, according to an order dismissing the lawsuit by U.S. District Court Judge Michael Watson. The Associated Press
Briefly: World Arab League considers longer mission BEIRUT — Syrian government tanks and armored vehicles have pulled back from an embattled mountain town near Damascus, activists and witnesses said Thursday, but at least 16 people were killed by security forces elsewhere as a monthlong Arab League factfinding mission expired. The 10-month uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad has turned increasingly militarized and chaotic as more frustrated regime opponents and army defectors arm themselves and fight back against government forces. Arab League foreign ministers will consider extending their observer mission in Syria in a meeting Sunday in Cairo, officials said Thursday. Although the mission expired Thursday, Adnan al-Khudeir, head of Cairo operations room that handles reports by the monitors, said observers will remain in Syria until a decision is made Sunday.
Aziz Duaik was arrested Thursday near Ramallah. The Israeli military had no comment. The Palestinian parliament has not functioned since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007 from the rival Palestinian Fatah Party. Since then, the Westernbacked Fatah governs the West Bank while Hamas rules Gaza.
TOKYO — Radiation-blurred images taken inside one of Japan’s tsunami-hit nuclear reactors Thursday showed steam, unidentified parts and rusty metal surfaces scarred by 10 months’ exposure to heat and humidity. The photos that were the first inside look since the disaster found none of the reactor’s melted fuel or its cooling water but confirmed stable temperatures and showed no major damage or ruptures caused by the earthquake last March, said Junichi Matsumoto, spokesman for the plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. TEPCO workers inserted the endoscope through a hole in the beaker-shaped container at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant’s No. 2 reactor, hoping the first look Speaker arrested inside since the crisis would help them better assess reactor RAMALLAH, West Bank — Hamas officials said the speaker conditions and make repairs. High temperatures and radiof the Palestinian parliament has been arrested by Israeli sol- ation leaks had prevented the close-up view until now. diers. The Associated Press A Hamas official said Abdel
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Campaign workers Ryan Vise, left, and Lucas Baiano remove a sign following a news conference in North Charleston, S.C., on Thursday where Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he is suspending his campaign.
Perry quits, endorses Gingrich for GOP nod BY CHRIS TOMLINSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the presidential race Thursday, endorsed his old friend Newt Gingrich and returned home to Texas, where the failed White House candidate has three years left to serve as the chief executive. “I have come to the conclusion that there is no viable path to victory for my candidacy in 2012,” Perry said in North Charleston, S.C., just two days before the primary there. “I believe Newt is a conservative visionary who can transform our country.” Money also was a factor, with spokesman Ray Sullivan saying: “We have spent the bulk of our funds.” He added that Perry hasn’t ruled out running again for governor or the White House in 2016 if President Barack Obama is reelected. Perry ended his campaign where he launched it last August, when tea party and evangelical Christian leaders hailed him as a charismatic conservative and some early polls showed him as a front-runner for the Republican nomination. But soon after, Perry’s verbal gaffes and poor debate perfor-
mances sent his campaign into a tailspin from which it never recovered. It was too soon to tell whether Perry’s rocky turn on the national stage had damaged him politically at home. But already there were signs of his diminished clout. Several Texas donors who fueled his bid indicated they were likely to back Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who is considered the more moderate candidate in the race. And South Carolina House speaker David Wilkins, who had supported Perry, ignored the governor’s recommendation and shifted his support to Romney, too. Short of a Gingrich victory leading to a job for Perry in Washington, Perry will most likely stay in Austin where — despite his dismal presidential campaign — he’s still considered the most powerful politician in the state. He has appointed more than 1,000 people to key government positions since becoming governor in 2000. State lawmakers also depend on his support. But that doesn’t mean he won’t face serious headwinds. Democrats insist the failed presidential run has diminished his power and embarrassed Texans.
Conservatives also have complained about the $2.6 million the state has spent on his security detail while he campaigned outside the state. Top Republicans, meanwhile, have been positioning themselves to replace him whether he won the presidency or retired in 2014. Roy Blount, a Perry supporter and deep-pocketed Republican donor in Texas, said he expected Perry to remain popular and powerful. “Everything he stood for resonates with Texans,” Blount said. “He’s got this state as a leading state, and he wants to continue that and expand it.” The Texas Democratic Party was ready Thursday to begin exploiting any perceived weakness created by Perry’s decision and called on him to focus on problems at home, including legal questions about the constitutionality of the school finance system as well as water shortages and greenhouse gas emissions. Perry’s biggest supporters, in turn, welcomed him home. Bill Hammond, president of the Texas Association of Business, said, “Gov. Perry has always been good for Texas business.”
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TORONTO — Canada is looking at alternatives for exporting its oil since U.S. President Barack Obama announced he was blocking a pipeline from Alberta to Texas. A pipeline executive said Thursday that the company was weighing whether to build a segment of the line — from Oklahoma to Texas — that wouldn’t require U.S. State Department approval. And government officials said Canada would push harder for a pipeline to the Pacific Coast, where oil could be shipped to China. At the same time, Canadian officials said, they are hopeful the
1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline will be built. Alberta Premier Alison Redford, the leader of the Canadian province that has the world’s third-largest reserves of oil, said that while Canada is disappointed at Obama’s decision, the government believes Obama has made it clear the U.S. would consider a new Keystone XL pipeline application with a new routing. Obama called Prime Minister Stephen Harper to explain that the decision Wednesday was not on the merits of the pipeline but rather on the “arbitrary nature” of a Feb. 21 deadline set by Republican legislators as part of a tax measure he signed, Harper’s office said.
“The fact that the president has said that the decision was not based on the merits we take as a signal that there is an opportunity to make a decision that is in the national interest that allows the project to go ahead,” Redford told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. Calgary-based TransCanada Corp., which proposed the pipeline, said Thursday it was considering building the pipeline in segments, with the first connecting an existing pipeline in Oklahoma to refineries in Texas. The Obama administration had suggested development of an Oklahoma-to-Texas line to alleviate an oil glut at a Cushing, Oklahoma, storage hub.
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West: Transfer of precious fuel completed in Nome
Nation: Gingrich wanted open marriage, ex-wife says
Nation: Iowa not able to declare winner of caucuses
Nation: 2011 not as hot; still, it was 11th warmest
A MASSIVE EFFORT to pump fuel from a Russian tanker to the iced-in Alaska city of Nome is complete, moving an estimated 1.3 million gallons into the city that faced a shortage after missing its last delivery. The pumping operation finished up at about 7 a.m., said Jason Evans, board chairman of Sitnasuak Native Corp., which arranged for the tanker delivery to Nome. But he said the mission was far from over. “Now on to getting them out of Nome and back out of the ice there,” Evans said of the tanker and a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker frozen into the ice near the Nome harbor.
DREDGING UP A past that Newt Gingrich has worked hard to bury, the GOP presidential candidate’s second ex-wife said Gingrich asked for an “open marriage” in which he could have both a wife and a mistress. In an interview with ABC News’ “Nightline” on Thursday night, Marianne Gingrich said she refused to go along with the idea that she share her husband with Callista Bisek, who would later become his third wife. The explosive interview was airing just two days before the presidential primary in South Carolina, a state with a strong Christian conservative bent.
IT TOOK IOWA Republicans 16 days to decide they couldn’t tell for sure who won the Iowa caucuses, despite their earlier announcement that Mitt Romney had narrowly won. The final, certified results announced Thursday by Iowa Republican Chairman Matt Strawn had Rick Santorum 34 votes ahead of Romney. But Strawn said the party cannot declare a winner because results are incomplete — eight of the state’s 1,774 precincts did not report their certified totals by Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline. Strawn had announced hours after the Jan. 3 caucuses that Romney had won by eight votes.
THE WORLD LAST year wasn’t quite as warm as it has been for most of the past decade, government scientists said Thursday, but it continues a general trend of rising temperatures. The average global temperature was 57.9 degrees Fahrenheit, making 2011 the 11th hottest on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. That’s 0.9 degrees warmer than the 20th century average, officials said. In fact, it was hotter than every year last century except 1998. One reason 2011 was milder than recent years was the La Niña cooling of the central Pacific Ocean.
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Quilcene were scheduled to be open Thursday, weather permitting. The Recreation Center in Port Townsend was scheduled to be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, weather permitting, and the WSU Extension resumed normal operations Thursday. For updates today, visit www.co.jefferson.wa.us. All Peninsula College campuses continued to be closed Thursday. For information today, visit www. pc.ctc.edu.
321 E. Fifth St. reopened Thursday after being closed Wednesday. Neither the city of Forks offices at 500 E. Division St. nor the city of Sequim offices at 152 W. Cedar St. closed this week because of weather. Garbage and recycling collections in Port Angeles have been delayed until furTransit ther notice.
As more snow fell on the North Olympic Peninsula on Thursday, most public schools, including Peninsula College, remained closed, and many public events were postponed. Port Angeles, Sequim, Cape Flattery, Port Townsend, Chimacum, Quillayute Valley in Forks and Quilcene school districts were closed Thursday. Jefferson County Crescent School District The Jefferson County in Joyce had a late start, Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson with classes beginning at St., Port Townsend, and Cas10 a.m. tle Hill offices opened at 10 a.m. Thursday. Jefferson County District Closed districts Court and Superior Court, The Port Angeles and which were closed WednesSequim school districts have day, reopened at 10 a.m. announced they will be Thursday, except for drug closed today. court, which was canceled The Clallam County that day. Courthouse at 223 E. Fourth Solid Waste operations at St., Port Angeles, and the the transfer station in Port city of Port Angeles offices at Townsend and drop boxes in
Jefferson and Clallam Transit services remained on snow routes Thursday. Clallam Transit reported no Forks shuttle service Thursday morning. Only medically necessary trips were made for paratransit ADA Services. Clallam Transit announced it will remain on the revised schedule today. For updates, visit www. jeffersontransit.com or phone 360-385-4777, ext. 1, for Jefferson Transit; or visit www.clallamtransit.
com for Clallam Transit. The Jamestown Sâ€™Klallam tribeâ€™s 7 Cedars Casino, which was closed Wednesday, reopened Thursday, but with no bingo or buffet.
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today and Saturday. It has been rescheduled for Feb. 3-4, said Chuck Brown, member of the groupâ€™s leadership team. For information, phone 360452-8909. A Peninsula Trails Coalition Adventure Travel Series slide show about Papua, New Guinea, set for 7 tonight at the Port Angeles Senior Center has been canceled. The Museum & Arts Center in the SequimDungeness Valley canceled its annual membersâ€™ meeting that was set for Saturday. For more information, phone 360-681-2257.
The Olympic National Park Visitor Center on Mount Angeles Road was open Thursday, after having been closed Wednesday, while Hurricane Ridge Road was expected to be open much of Thursday. Crescent Schoolâ€™s production of â€œHappy Hollandaise,â€? previewed in todayâ€™s Peninsula Spotlight, has been postponed until next weekend, with curtain time School information in the school cafetorium at Although the Port Ange7 p.m. Jan. 28 and 3 p.m. les and Sequim school disJan. 29. tricts already have canceled Postponed conference classes today, most public school officials make cloThe Olympic Peninsula sure decisions early each Menâ€™s Fellowship has morning. postponed the menâ€™s conferHereâ€™s how to get inforence at Lighthouse mation today for those disChristian Center, 304 tricts: Viewcrest Ave., Port Angeâ– Crescent School les, that was scheduled District â€” For information
about this Joyce district, visit www.crescentschool district.org or phone 360928-3311, ext. 299. â– Quillayute Valley â€” For information about the Forks school district, visit www.forks.wednet.edu or phone 360-374-6262. â– Cape Flattery â€” Decisions are made soon after 4:30 a.m. and are available on the Neah Bay School Information line at 360-645-2221, according to the district website at www. capeflattery.wednet.edu. â– Port Townsend â€” Closure and late start information are online at www. psecs.wednet.edu after 6 a.m. Information is also on television and radio stations. â– Chimacum â€” For information, visit http:// csd49.org or phone 360-3853922. â– Quilcene â€” For information, visit www. quilcene.wednet.edu or phone 360-765-3363. â– Brinnon schools â€” For information, visit www. bsd46.org or phone 360796-4646.
Simple: Peninsula residents weather the storm CONTINUED FROM A1 Marie Davenport, Dungeness Loewe, who grew up skating on outdoor ponds and creeks, skated the puddle then, and when the temperatures dropped into the 20s this week, she waited for her chance. â€œIâ€™ve been watching every day for it to freeze up enough,â€? she said. Thursday was finally that day, she and strapped on her long-unused ice skates. â€œItâ€™s just barely skateable,â€? Loewe said, gliding around the snow-dusted ice. Loewe and her son didnâ€™t just skate; they skied from their home on Georgiana Street. â€œItâ€™s like a dream to be able to crosscountry ski on the waterfront trail,â€? Loewe said. â€œThis weather is pretty amazing,â€? she said.
Buying goods at Pane dâ€™Amore bake shop on South Fifth Avenue in Sequim, Davenport was taking the weather in stride Thursday, since she has a Chevy Suburban to cruise into town stress-free for errands as usual. Driving in snow, she said, â€œis a state of mind.â€? The only snow shoveling she had done so far at home was for her short-legged West Highland terrier, â€œso he can do his business.â€?
Hailie Hanlon, Sequim
Hanlon, a Peninsula College student, made the most out of one of her snow days by sledding and snowboarding with family and friends at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course. â€œI was kind of hoping we didnâ€™t have to go Carin Hirsch, Forks to school,â€? Hanlon, 24, said, adding that she Hirsch is a paraeducator at Quillayute had a test scheduled earlier in the week. Valley School District and has had the week Joann Allen, Forks off because of snow days. â€œMy 6-year-old granddaughter is here, Allen said she had plenty of book work to and weâ€™ve been sledding and playing,â€? catch up on and keep her busy. Hirsch said. â€œI donâ€™t like driving onâ€? the snow, she said. June Williams, Neah Bay â€œIâ€™m mostly staying home.â€? â€œThe kids are having a great time,â€? WilKaren Pierce, Blyn liams said. Williams said she feels that the snowPierce, co-owner of Pierce, Jones & Assostorm is a message. ciates of Sequim, which coaches and supâ€œWeâ€™ve had so many deaths in the last ports developmentally challenged people in few months, maybe this is Godâ€™s way of tell- the workplace, said many clients had caning us to take some time off,â€? Williams said. celed, so she and her staff were taking a Williams has been making soup to take snow day at home where they could still to those in the area who need a little help. hang by their computers. â€œWeâ€™re shoveling walks and checking on Heeding the weather warnings last Friour elders. Neighbors are helping neigh- day, the Blyn resident drove her sport utility vehicle down to Les Schwab Tires in Sequim bors,â€? she said.
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Four representatives of Clallam County MoveOn braved snowy weather in front of Bank of America on Thursday, calling on President Barrack Obama to stand up for the 99 percent and immediately launch a full investigation into Wall Streetâ€™s role in the foreclosure crisis. Banks that the group targeted include the corporate offices of Bank of America, Chase and Wells Fargo. The demonstrators who stood in front of the bank at 114 S. Sequim Ave. for an hour are, from left, Tim Wheeler of Sequim, Anita Matthay of Sequim, Sam Woods of Sequim and Andrea Radich of Port Angeles. Radich said Obama â€œneeds to hold Wall Street banks accountable.â€? for a new set of all-weather radials. â€œI have four-wheel-drive with chains and have had them on since Tuesday,â€? said Pierce, who has lived in Alaska and knows the safe snow-driving drill: Have proper tires and drive 40 mph or below on U.S. Highway 101 to Sequim. â€œMy main concern is the power staying on,â€? she said.
â€œItâ€™s inconvenient, itâ€™s a lot of things, but when [the powerâ€™s] not on, itâ€™s dangerous.â€?
________ Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-4173535 or at email@example.com. Reporter Tom Callis can be reached at 360-4173532 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew contributed to this report.
Elevator: Babyâ€™s birth likely close to 5:45 a.m. â€œTo be honest with you, I was just praying,â€? Luke Neither the hospital later told the Tacoma News security workers nor the Tribune. â€œI was really scared.â€? fire department could make the elevator move, she Prepared as possible added. An elevator technician Luke and Katie, both 27, was called â€” but couldnâ€™t come in because of bad road sought to be fully prepared for this baby. conditions. The couple, married four Luke got upstairs, though â€” where he could years now, welcomed their only listen to his wife, who first son, Noah, 21 months was in the final minutes of ago. When they found out labor. â€œHe could hear her they were to have another through the wall. I can only baby boy, they brought imagine his sense of help- Noah to see the St. Joseph lessness, as a husband and birthing center so he would father,â€? Curry said. feel comfortable there when CONTINUED FROM A1
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â€œTo be honest with you, I was just praying. I was really scared.â€? LUKE THACKER father his brother arrived. But really, you canâ€™t plan everything, this family has realized.
Blake Michael born Just below the 14th floor, inside the stuck elevator, nurse-midwife Emalee Danforth and two other nurses helped bring Blake Michael into the world. Some time later, another mechanic arrived and forced the elevator door open far enough for Luke to climb down and cut his newborn sonâ€™s
umbilical cord. He then handed the baby up to a nurse, and Katie was lifted out on a backboard. When Luke at last called his mother in Port Angeles, he could report that her grandson weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces â€” but not what time he was born exactly. It was probably close to 5:45 a.m., Curry estimated, judging from when Katie was admitted to the hospital. Curry heard more about Luke, Katie and Blake Michael on television Wednesday evening. National Public Radio also mentioned it during â€œMorning Editionâ€? on Thursday. â€œI am literally meeting my new grandson over the news,â€? Curry said. She was at work at OMC on Thursday, while her
heart is with her family â€” and the midwife and nurses who were with Katie in the elevator. â€œI just cannot express the gratitude I feel,â€? she said. â€œThey stepped on that elevator thinking they were taking that woman up [to the birthing center], and all of a sudden, they are it.â€? Luke and Katie grew up here and met in Port Angeles while they were students at Peninsula College. Luke is now studying for a bachelorâ€™s degree in ministry leadership Northwest University in Kirkland while Katie, a teacher by training, works at Safeway in Frederickson. Her paternal grandparents, Carolyn and Phil Langston, live in Sequim and her uncle, Shawn Langston, is principal of Sequim High School.
Lukeâ€™s paternal grandmother, Sharon Pierce, and his sisters, Maria and Natalie Thacker, live in Port Angeles â€” where Maria is a second-year nursing student who quipped, â€œYay, nurses!â€? upon hearing the news of the birth. Curry talked with Luke again Thursday afternoon and learned that he, Katie and Blake Michael were on their way home from the hospital. Curry plans to head for Spanaway this afternoon or Saturday morning, â€œwhichever one weather permits first.â€? As for Katie, â€œshe is very strong,â€? Curry added. â€œShe is totally our hero.â€?
________ Features Editor Diane Urbani de la Paz can be reached at 360417-3550 or at diane.urbani@ peninsuladailynews.com.
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Storm: Forks braces for flooding with melting CONTINUED FROM A1 The unexpected snowfall, which followed two storms earlier in the week, was caused once again by cold air from the Fraser River Valley in British Columbia slamming into a low-pressure system centered over Southwest Washington, said Jeff Michalski, Weather Service meteorologist. â€œWe had only a 20 percent chance [of snow Thursday],â€? he said. â€œWeâ€™ll have to increase that.â€?
Snow, freezing rain New snowfall, expected to range between 1 to 3 inches, was concentrated in East Clallam County on Thursday morning, Tyler said, with some freezing rain in Forks. â€œItâ€™s slicker than the dickens,â€? Forks Mayor Bryon Monohon said Thursday morning. â€œWe got the streets sanded. I think right now, all we can do is see what happens when the rain comes in.â€? Tyler said the freezing rain in the Forks area was proving a worthy adversary for snowplowers. â€œItâ€™s building up enough of a glaze on everything that basically, we canâ€™t plow it,â€? he said. Clallam Bay appeared to avoid much of this most recent wave of wintry weather. Only a few short flurries were seen as of early Thursday afternoon, said Trish Hutson, Clallam County Fire District No. 5 chief. Cape Flattery School District Superintendent Kandy Ritter said schools there remained closed because the side roads were
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Devin Franco, 11, of Port Angeles, jumps off a snow ramp on a hill at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center on Wednesday. too dangerous to drive on. â€œWe are planning to run school tomorrow on regular time,â€? she said. In East Jefferson County, the snow that fell Thursday was in smaller quantities than Wednesday, when both Brinnon and Chimacum reported 5 inches of new snow to the Community Collaborative Rain, Snow and Hail Network. The network reported 1 inch of new snow in Port Townsend and Chimacum, along with 1.7 inches in Brinnon and 1.3 inches in Port Ludlow. No major wrecks were report in East
â€œItâ€™s slicker than the dickens. We got the streets sanded. I think right now, all we can do is see what happens when the rain comes in.â€? BRYON MONOHON Forks mayor Jefferson County. Although largely unexpected, Thursdayâ€™s snow showers should be the last of the week, said Jamye Wisecup, Clallam County Emergency Management
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Jeff Beery, left, and his son, Cooper, rest at the top of the sledding hill at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center in Port Angeles on Wednesday. The city of Sequim was Department program coorfilling sandbags Thursday dinator. But thereâ€™s still reason to in preparation for possible floods from snow melt, but a worry. city streets supervisor said he doubted it would be a Rain expected repeat of the winter of 1996Wisecup said precipita- 1997, when East Washingtion will continue to hit the ton Street was knee-deep in North Olympic Peninsula floodwaters at Bell Creek hard through much of next after a double-whammy â€” week, though it will be in heavy snows followed by the form of rain, not snow. heavy rains. That, combined with the â€œWeâ€™re thinking itâ€™s not areaâ€™s snow coverage, cre- going to happen,â€? city ates the perfect opportunity streets manager Mike for flooding, she said. Brandt said. â€œNext week is going to be â€œBut if you get ready, a much bigger dump,â€? Wise- maybe it wonâ€™t happen.â€? cup said. The city of Port Angeles Officials in the cities of is asking residents to help Sequim, Port Angeles and by keeping their storm Forks said they were keep- drains clear, spokeswoman ing an eye on the situation. Teresa Pierce said. â€œThatâ€™s our big concern Trash and recycling right now,â€? Forks Public pickup in Port Angeles was Works Director Dave Zellar delayed Thursday until fursaid, adding that crews will ther notice. be working to clear storm For updated information, drains. phone the Solid Waste Divi-
sion at 360-417-4876. To report flooding in Port Angeles during regular business hours (Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), phone 360-4174825. During after-hours and weekends, phone 360417-4745. To report flooding in Sequim, phone 360-6834908 during regular business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. After regular business hours, phone 360-912-7059. Zellar said Forks residents can report flooding by phoning City Hall at 360374-5412 or by dialing 9-1-1.
________ Reporter Tom Callis can be reached at 360-417-3532 or at tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. com. Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew contributed to this report.
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VANCOUVER, Wash. â€” The case of a Clark County sheriffâ€™s deputy who in 2010 sued Burger King because an employee spit in his hamburger is heading to the Washington Supreme Court. The issue is whether the stateâ€™s Product Liability Act allows a plaintiff to collect damages for emotional distress without suffering any physical injuries, The Columbian newspaper of Vancouver reported. Deputy Ed Bylsmaâ€™s lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Portland, was dismissed in late 2010, but he appealed. Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals asked the state Supreme Court to take a look at the case to resolve the â€œemotional distressâ€? question.
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A citizen of Mexico apprehended at a traffic stop in Port Hadlock and a former gang member arrested in Oak Harbor were among 22 foreign nationals â€” including nine from India â€” who were apprehended by Border Patrol agents in the U.S. Border Patrolâ€™s Blaine sector Dec. 19-Jan. 8, according to the agencyâ€™s latest compilation of arrests. The Border Patrol arrest report is not a full report of all arrests; it includes incidents selected by the Blaine sector office and does not include arrests that result in ongoing investigations. The Blaine sector includes Oregon, Alaska and the western half of Washington state, though agents are stationed only in Washington state and go to Oregon and Alaska only on â€œan outreach basis,â€? Blaine sector spokesman Richard Sinks said Wednesday. The person in Port Hadlock was arrested on New Yearâ€™s Day after a Jefferson County sheriffâ€™s deputy had requested backup from the Border Patrol. Also Jan. 1, a Honduran citizen who said he was a former member of the gang MS-13 was arrested after the Border Patrol answered a request for assistance from the Oak Harbor Police Department. The man said he was a member of the gang, which has a strong presence in Los Angeles, before he illegally entered the U.S. MS 13 â€” Mara Salvatrucha â€” is a transnational gang that was set up by Sal-
vadoran immigrants in Los Angeles and has a strong presence in Los Angeles, Boston, Houston and Washington, D.C., according to www. npr.org and www.MS13gang. All of the arrests in the two weeks of Border Patrol reports resulted in the person, or persons, who was illegally in the U.S. being processed for removal from the country.
Arrests listed in report Here are the incidents: â– Dec. 22: Three citizens of India were apprehended who were hiding in brush near the U.S.-Canada border east of Sumas. â– Dec. 22: Two citizens of Mexico who crossed illegally into the U.S. from Canada near Blaine were apprehended almost immediately after they crossed the border. â– Dec. 22: A request for assistance from the Whatcom County Sheriffâ€™s Office near Ferndale resulted in the arrest of a Mexican national. The person had previously been removed from the U.S. and had a prior conviction for possession of a controlled substance. â– Dec. 24: A remote video surveillance system captured images of a person walking south from the U.S.-Canada border west of the Peach Arch port of entry in Blaine. The person was a Canadian citizen who admitted to entering the U.S. illegally. â– Dec. 25: A remote-video surveillance system recorded a person walking south from the U.S.-Canada border north of Lynden. The person, a citizen of El Salvador, admitted to just
crossing illegally into the U.S. from Canada. â– Dec. 28: A Whatcom County Sheriffâ€™s Office request for assistance near the Blaine border crossing resulted in the arrest of a Mexican citizen. â– Jan. 1: The operator of a remote-video surveillance system near Blaine saw a citizen of Mexico crossing into the U.S. from Canada. The person was processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal. â– Jan. 2: Two Mexican nationals were arrested during a traffic stop near Bellingham after a Whatcom County sheriffâ€™s deputy made a request for assistance. â– Jan. 3: A citizen of Costa Rica was arrested after a vehicle stop north of Lynden. The driver, who had a prior conviction for driving under the influence, admitted to illegally being in the U. S. â– Jan. 4: Border Patrol agents encountered an Indian national near the U.S.-Canada border near Blaine who admitted to recently crossing illegally into the U.S. â– Jan. 7: Agents who were performing a vehicle stop north of Lynden arrested a Mexican citizen who admitted to illegally being in the U.S. â– Jan. 8: Remote-video system operators alerted agents that five people had crossed illegally into the U.S. from Canada north of Lynden. Agents encountered them fleeing the area on foot. All were citizens of India.
PORT ANGELES â€” Peninsula College will offer information about federal financial aid and scholarship opportunities during a free seminar for students who plan to attend college and their parents. College Goal Sunday will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Science and Technology Building (Building M) on the Port Angeles campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Peninsula College staff members will help students and their families complete the application required to apply for federal financial assistance for higher education â€” the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Students and their families also can attend sessions offered by the College Success Foundation on â€œFinancial Aid 101,â€? â€œScholarships 101â€? and â€œThe Money Game.â€? FAFSA is considered to be the gateway to accessing financial aid resources, such as grants, student loans and scholarships.
Federal student loans offer many benefits not typically found in private loans, including low fixed-interest rates, income-based repayment plans, loan forgiveness and deferment options. Students who attend and who register on www.thewashboard.org â€” the website of a free, scholarship clearinghouse for Washington students â€” will be eligible to win a college scholarship from the Northwest Education Loan Association, or NELA, which is contributing 40 $500 scholarships this year for students who participate in College Goal Sunday. NELA is a nonprofit guaranty agency that administers the Federal Family Education Loan Program and guarantees the loans against default. College Goal Sunday also is supported by the Lumina Foundation for Education, a private, independent foundation based in Indianapolis. The College Success Foundation is a nonprofit foundation that provides help for low-income students. More information is at www.college goalsundaywa.org.
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PORT ANGELES â€” Computerized placement tests will be available for students beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in Room 134 in Building M of Peninsula College. The test, called a COMPASS test, takes about 1Â˝ hours to complete and helps students identify skill levels in reading, writing and math. The test is untimed, and there are no â€œpassing
scores.â€? Instead, test scores indicate areas of strength and weakness and are used to help the college ensure accurate placement in English and math courses. Appointments are needed. A student planning to take the test should bring payment of $20 in cash or a check payable to Peninsula College, photo identification, a Peninsula College student identification number or Social Security number, and an ACT-approved
calculator for the algebra test. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requests are made at least 10 days prior to the event, and efforts will be made to accommodate late requests, the college said. To make an appointment for the test, phone 360-4176346 or toll-free at 877-4529277, ext. 6346. For more information on COMPASS tests and for practice tests, visit www. act.org/compass.
Briefly . . . PA council retreat set Saturday PORT ANGELES â€” The Port Angeles City Council will discuss goals and financing for future projects at its annual retreat Saturday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd. The agenda items are long-range vision, City Council meetings and agendas, council assignments, city ethics policy, economic development projects and programs, budgeting for priorities, city bond projects, City Hall improvement projects, the transportation benefit district, utility collections policy, signage and parking regulations, meetings with other government agencies, mayor selection process, tours of large local employers, city managerâ€™s goals and objectives, and 2012 citizensâ€™ survey.
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SEKIU â€” A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly threatened a store owner with a knife and stole a case of beer. Carlo Stubbs, who said he had no money, threatened to stab the owner of Rayâ€™s Grocery, 7621 state Highway 112, at about 7:55 p.m. after she refused to allow him to take the beer at no charge, according to the Clallam County Sheriffâ€™s Office. Stubbs was arrested at his apartment at 10:16 p.m. after he had already drank several beers, the Sheriffâ€™s Office said. The apartment is located in the same building as the store. Peninsula Daily News
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Appeals court rules top-two primary OK Another found $800 limit on recall campaign money unconstitutional BY GENE JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SEATTLE â€” A federal appeals court upheld Washingtonâ€™s top-two primary system Thursday. In a separate ruling, the court found that the stateâ€™s $800 limit on contributions to recall campaigns is likely unconstitutional. Voters adopted the toptwo primary system in 2004 after courts threw out the long-used open primary system. Under the new scheme, the top two finishers in a primary advance to the general election, even if theyâ€™re both Democrats or both Republicans. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the system in 2008
but acknowledged that whether it would continue to pass constitutional muster would depend in part on how the ballots were actually written. The political parties challenged the system again, saying that allowing candidates to identify themselves as Republicans, Democrats or Libertarians on the ballot could confuse voters, who might believe the candidates are the nominee of a party. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said thereâ€™s no evidence such confusion occurred, upholding a decision by U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour. The system does not violate the partiesâ€™ First Amendment rights to free associa-
tion by forcing them to be linked on the ballot with a candidate they donâ€™t like, the panel said. â€œOnce again, the courts have made clear that our toptwo process is legal and is being administered in a clear and thoughtful fashion,â€? Secretary of State Sam Reed said in a statement. â€œI would hope the parties will accept the judgment of the courts, including the Supreme Court, and cease their litigation, which costs the taxpayers and the parties precious resources of time and money,â€? he said. The top-two primary â€œhonors our political tradition in this state of allowing us to vote for our favorite primary candidate for each office, without regard to party preference,â€? he added. The chairman of the state GOP, Kirby Wilbur, said the party is reviewing the decision.
State Senate now one vote short on gay marriage; half-dozen uncommitted BY MIKE BAKER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OLYMPIA â€” The state Legislature edged closer Thursday to having enough support to legalize gay marriage as major businesses declared their approval and a conservative Democrat who once opposed same-sex marriage said he will now vote for it. The state Senate is now just one vote shy of having enough backing to approve the bill, with a half-dozen lawmakers remaining uncommitted. Microsoft Corp. is among several prominent businesses that are publicly supporting the measure, with general counsel Brad Smith saying in a blog posting that the bill would â€œbe good for
our business and good for the stateâ€™s economy.â€? â€œAs other states recognize marriage equality, Washingtonâ€™s employers are at a disadvantage if we cannot offer a similar, inclusive environment to our talented employees, our top recruits and their families,â€? Smith said. Six other states allow gay marriage. Sen. Jim Kastama of Puyallup announced his decision to support gay marriage in a press conference Thursday, becoming the 24th senator to commit a vote to the measure. The state House is widely expected to have enough support to pass gay marriage, and Gov. Chris Gregoire publicly endorsed the proposal earlier this month. Kastama voted in 1998
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for a law defining marriage as between one man and one woman. In 2009, he supported an expansion of the stateâ€™s domestic partnership laws. Kastama said some will likely never forgive him for his support of gay marriage. But he said society has changed and that it is necessary for marriage to evolve to strengthen it as a valued institution. â€œI think that is a progression that I think many people have gone through in our society,â€? Kastama said. â€œI think we have all evolved, and I think this is a culmination of that.â€? Other businesses that declared their support for same-sex marriage include RealNetworks Inc., NIKE Inc. and Vulcan Inc.
Democratic Chairman Dwight Pelz called an appeal likely. â€œWe are disappointed that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals would maintain a system that allows candidates to force associations onto political parties,â€? Pelz said. â€œWe maintain that the top-two law is a blow to our political system.â€?
Contributions In a separate ruling, a different appeals court panel ruled that the stateâ€™s limit on recall campaign contributions likely violates the freespeech rights of donors. The panel unanimously agreed with the decision of U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan in Tacoma, who issued an injunction blocking the state from enforcing the limit pending a trial on its constitutionality.
Washam was headed by a retired Naval officer and political novice named Robin Farris, who accused him of dysfunctional management, wasting public resources and retaliating against his own employees. She failed to collect enough signatures to place the question on last fallâ€™s ballot. The libertarian law firm Institute for Justice took up her case, noting that several people would have contributed more if they had been allowed. â€œThis is just an artificial restraint on the ability of the people to effectuate needed political change,â€? said Bill Maurer, who heads the firmâ€™s chapter in Washington state. The case now returns to the federal district court in Tacoma for a trial on whether the limit is constitutional.
Lawmakers weigh new abortion rules vented many from making the trip to the Capitol, said the bill would force insurers and business owners to offer OLYMPIA â€” State lawmakers conabortion coverage even if they oppose it sidered proposed legislation Thursday on moral grounds. that will require most health insurers â€œAbortion is an elective procedure,â€? offering maternity care to also cover said John Geis, director of governmenelective abortions. tal affairs for the Family Policy InstiIn a public hearing, the state tute of Washington. Houseâ€™s Health Care and Wellness â€œItâ€™s not necessary for health care, to Committee heard arguments from both make a person well or whole.â€? sides of the abortion debate. Most individual and small group Supporters said the bill will prehealth care plans will face a federal serve current abortion coverage once requirement to provide maternity covfederal health insurance rules come erage starting in 2014. into effect under the Affordable Care Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, said he Act in 2014. â€œThis is to make sure that Washing- opposed the bill because it would expand abortion coverage, which he ton women donâ€™t wake up in 2014 and opposes, and because it would be discover what they had on Dec. 31, expensive. 2013, is gone,â€? said Elaine Rose, chief A federal provision known as the executive officer of Planned Parenthood Hyde Amendment bars federal MedicVotes Northwest. â€œItâ€™s our way of preserving Washing- aid funds from being used for abortions. Schmick conceded, however, that the ton stateâ€™s history and values.â€? Opponents, badly outnumbered on a measure will likely have the support day when bad road conditions prenecessary to be passed into law.
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Farm labor laws in world of their own EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the first part of a two-part series on farm labor. LEGAL FARM LABOR is hard to come by. The resurgence of small farms, particu- Martha M. larly organic Ireland farms, birthed a culture of unpaid internships, low-pay apprenticeships and work-for-food barter arrangements. Such farm helpers are generally not immigrants — documented or undocumented — yet most such arrangements are illegal. Peter and Jane Vanderhoof founded WestWind farm in the Joyce area 10 years ago and always followed the Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, or WWOOF, pattern of letting people exchange work for visits on the farm. “We gave them room and board,” Jane Vanderhoof said of
the 50 to 60 “WOOFERs” who have interned at WestWind. “Most of them lived in our house with us — they got to live in a beautiful place and learn with us. In a sense, we’re trading [knowledge for help]. So far we’ve had no problems.” Vanderhoof had no clue that what she described as “a very loose arrangement — a lifestyle choice” is probably illegal because it does not appear to meet all six criteria for unpaid interns, nor does it satisfy state minimum wage and workers’ compensation laws. Federal criteria are based on a 1947 Supreme Court case in which labor unions demanded that railroad interns be paid (See criteria at http://tinyurl. com/3x6qtfh). Prior to the Obama administration, the Department of Labor rarely enforced the criteria in farm settings, but unions have again brought the issue forward. WestWind’s intern program has ended, not due to regulatory action, but because the Vanderhoofs are no longer physically able to operate the farm. They are still taking winter produce to market and intend to
continue living in their big farmhouse, but are “researching who will take over operation” of the 55-acre farm, she said. “We hope it will continue.” Solstice Farm in east Jefferson County’s Beaver Valley has the only legal farm intern program in the state, according to Jim Rueff. He and his wife, Linda Davis, founded their lifestyle farm 10 years ago, added a farm-stay bedand-breakfast inn 2½ years ago and started internships two years ago. “State regulations are very picky,” Rueff said. “If you follow the rules, it takes time and money. We’re careful how we proceed.” Their 24-week Washington State University accredited program runs from April to November. Interns attend weekly classes on beekeeping, butchering, birthing and 21 other subjects. “Some learn they don’t like farming,” Rueff said. Solstice is also developing a relationship with Evergreen College. “The benefit is for the intern, not the farm — they’re not free
Peninsula Voices State of Forks In response to the PDN’s front-page Jan. 14 article “What Has Forks Become? Mayor Frets Over Decay Of Behavior In Town,” we do have issues, like all cities do. As Forks transitions from a conservative, bluecollar town to a more liberal one, more crime is to be expected, especially during an economic downturn. Questions arise: Should our city leaders support or oppose our U.S. Border Patrol? What is the criteria to live in the new “Forks housing development”? Was it supported by our community residents? Was there conflict of interest? Are we importing people to fill it? Do we have more putting into the pot than taking out or vice versa? But, to portray Forks as becoming decadent on the front page was wrong. Crime will ebb and flow in all cities and towns, including yours. Nowhere has a greater, more giving core of people than here. They overwhelmingly
supported the building of the new school, which was just completed. Our children’s programs have more volunteers than we can count, and our businesses are more than gracious in donating. In conclusion, everybody lives here for a reason, some because they love the type of people and closeknit community, others just because they can find work here. The key is that we have strong, giving, supportive families, regardless of ethnicity. Rick Gale, Forks commissioners’ meeting along with three other Port commissioner people. The rules by which a I must preface this with the following: This is not a vacant position is to be filled were read, and we sour-grapes letter. were told that each of the About two months ago, 12 applicants were referred an article appeared in the to as a letter in the alphanewspaper stating that a bet, A through L. opening for port commisPrior to this, a list of sioner was going to be four finalists was reported available and applications in the PDN. should be obtained from When I saw the names the port office in Port of the applicants, I knew Angeles. My husband, Jack Janis, that no one had a chance filled one out and delivered except one. At the meeting, four it along with some letters applicants were selected by of reference. We went to the Jan. 9 one commissioner and four
or cheap labor,” Rueff said. “I doubt if we get four hours work out of a day, but these people are a lot of fun to have around, and they do help.” Solstice is looking for three interns for the upcoming season. “They have to be the right fit,” he said. “It’s complicated selecting interns.” Most are college graduates in their late 20s to mid 30s “who want to try something different,” he said. Having “these kids” around is good for Rueff and Davis, who are “on Medicare,” he added. Solstice breaks even and pays the mortgage. “We’re doing better than average for a small farm,” said Rueff, “but this is not our sole source of income.” Other local, small-acreage farmers who have relied on interns and bartering are wary of drawing attention to their operations, although they haven’t heard of anyone actually being prosecuted locally. Some could become legal if the state Legislature resurrects a 2010 farm intern pilot program and expands it statewide.
That program, which expired Dec. 31, allowed six small farms in Skagit and San Juan counties to host unpaid interns if the farms paid for workers’ compensation coverage and offered an educational curriculum. However, such an exemption would not address farm-shares, under which people contract to work in exchange for food. “People who are struggling so much appreciate being able to come and trade for food,” one 20-year Agnew-area farmer said. “We live in a world that’s bizarre.” PART II, on Feb. 3: An exploration of the high cost of staying legal when farmers hire workers. ________ Martha M. Ireland was a Clallam County commissioner from 1996 through 1999. She is on the administrative staff of Serenity House of Clallam County, co-owns a Carlsborg-area farm with her husband, Dale, and is active in the local Republican Party, among other community endeavors. Her column appears every other Friday.. Email: email@example.com.
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by the second commissioner as final candidates. It was decided that since three were the same, one was eliminated. I understand that they needed to do this by certain rules, but the bottom line is that it turned out to be a waste of 11 applicants’ time and lots of paper. To no one’s surprise, Paul McHugh was appointed and sworn in on Jan. 9. I guess the “Good Old Boys” win again. C’est la vie. Jean Janis, Sequim
Gay marriage I want to go on the record in praise of 24th District state legislators Kevin Van De Wege and Steve Tharinger — both from Clallam County — for their support of the gay marriage bill and disappointment in 24th District state Sen. Jim Hargrove of Hoquam in not supporting his Democratic governor or the current Democratic candidate or the party platform on the subject. I am blessed in knowing many gay and lesbian couples who are in loving rela-
tionships that have lasted for decades. The Chicken Littles who tell us the sky will fall if this gay marriage bill passes remind me of some people I encountered when I was in high school in Indiana (in a minor seminary). At that time, laws were on the books in many states outlawing marriages between blacks and whites. If those laws were repealed, I was told, babies would be born of such marriages that would have zebra-type stripes. These people even said that, according to the Bible, blacks were cursed by God after the flood as descendants of one of Noah’s sons. Nonsense then, just as the unfounded lies about the negative impact of a gay marriage bill are nonsense today. Yes, Democrats are different. They actually pass laws supporting equal rights. Keep up the good work for equality, Van De Wege and Tharinger. Wake up, Hargrove. Jim Dries, Sequim
Bipolar disorder puts me on the ropes BY ROSE DAILEY
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IT’S 2:30 A.M., and I can’t sleep. I can’t sleep because thoughts keep racing through my head. We’ve all been there, I’m sure. The more you try to sleep, the more Dailey the thoughts come and keep you from it. I spend a lot of my sleepless nights going over my past 48 years and thinking of things I wish I would have done differently. I’m sure we’ve all been there,
too. I’ve made some terrible, stupid mistakes that cannot be undone. I haven’t killed anyone or stolen money, I’m not a drug dealer, and I try to be a loyal, caring person to those I love. My big problem is being bipolar, or manic depressive, as it’s also known. Because of this condition, I have made hasty choices, usually when I am backed into a corner, so to speak. I’ve quit several jobs, just walked out — not without good cause, mind you, but unprofessional just the same. Even when I’ve been forthright with my employers about
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for both positions. I realize that a lot of the reason is because of my disability, because I have quit jobs, because employers can say anything they want and their word is always taken for gold over the employee. I don’t miss excessive amounts of work. My paperwork is complete and turned in on time, and I brought cookies into the office at Christmas. Point is, I’m not a bad person. I am trying to make it in this world like everyone else. I deserve a fair shake. ________ Rose Dailey, 48, is a Port Angeles resident. Please see “Have Your Say” at the bottom of this page to find out how to send us a “Point of View.”
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Bush 41 and Mitt: One of a kind WATCHING MITT ROMNEY in the Myrtle Beach debate Monday gave me acid flashbacks to Poppy Bush. Maybe it was when Mit- Maureen tens decorously Dowd noted, in front of the raucous, bloodthirsty South Carolina crowd: “When I get invited, I’m delighted to be able to go hunting.” Maybe it was Romney sounding all 19th century recounting his sharp right turn on abortion as governor of Massachusetts: “I penned an op-ed in The Boston Globe and said I am pro-life.” Maybe it was when Rick Santorum pushed the front-runner to justify an attack ad financed by his “super PAC” and Romney gazed at Santorum the way a CEO regards an impudent mailroom clerk. “We have plenty of time,” Mitt instructed him with a tight smile, looking as though he wanted to give him a copy of Tiffany’s Table Manners for Teenagers. “I’ll get there. I’ll do it in the order I want to.” Mitt would probably be asking for “a splash” more coffee at a truck stop if he drank coffee. Poppy is an Episcopalian East Coast patrician, and Mitt is a Mormon Midwest patrician; their fathers were both archetypal moderate Republicans. Poppy drinks martinis; Mitt drinks chocolate milk and Coke Zero. But 41 and the man he endorsed to be 45 share the geewhiz language, hokey humor, awkward stage presence, sense of entitlement and noblesse oblige, need to break away from powerful patriarchs and prove themselves in business, gentlemanly demeanor that masks surprisingly sharp elbows, and the willingness to make whiplash switches from blue-blooded positions to red-state ones, leaving everyone to wonder: “Who is this guy at his core?” It’s easy to picture Poppy and
Mitt sitting in a wood-paneled room in a country club, chatting about tennis, Marquess of Queensberry rules and how they’re above being gutter fighters like the Clintons (except when they aren’t). Poppy was compared by some to Chatsworth Osborne Jr., the rich kid on “Dobie Gillis,” and Mitt was compared by some to Thurston Howell III, the millionaire on “Gilligan’s Island.” Twenty-four years ago, David Letterman did a “Top Ten Ways to Make George Bush More Exciting.” (“Shorter speeches, tighter pants.”) Last year, Romney went on Letterman’s show to read “Things You Don’t Know About Mitt Romney,” including: “I’m the guy in the photo that comes with your picture frame.” Their political philosophies were not shaped by a passion for ideas as much as a desire to serve and an ambition to climb higher than their revered fathers. Pragmatism trumps ideology; survival trumps conviction. Both men, to the manner born in Greenwich and Bloomfield Hills, adapted uncomfortably to the fundamentalist tent-meeting mood of the modern GOP, knowing their futures depended on Faustian deals with the right. Poppy went from denouncing “voodoo economics” to embracing it as Reagan’s vice president. “He understands,” a friend explained, “that you have to do politically prudent things to get in a position to do what’s right.” Worried that a platform of mere civic duty would not suffice to stir the emotions of voters, Poppy and Mitt waved the flag and demonized opponents with ethnic names as less American. Bush senior toured a flag factory and said the Pledge of Allegiance at every campaign stop; Romney parses patriotic songs and his advisers refer to Mormonism as “the most American of religions.” Just as the Ivy League Poppy mocked Michael Dukakis for being a member of the “Harvard boutique,” so Harvard grad Romney makes fun of President Obama as an elitist from “the Harvard faculty lounge.” It’s like watching little boys in
Topsiders act all gangsta. Bush 41 went from supporting Planned Parenthood to declaring at his first debate with Dukakis that abortion was a crime that might need penalties. Romney went from being a passionate supporter of abortion rights who appeared at a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood and endorsed the legalization of RU-486 to being “firmly pro-life.” What the late Republican Sen. Mark Hatfield said of the resentment-stoking, red-meat-throwing H.W. in 1988 could apply to Romney now: “If his father were alive, I’m sure his father would see it as a shocking transformation.” Mitt and Poppy sacrificed authenticity but never inspired Reaganesque passion. When Romney went in and out of his hotel here this week, the Charleston Place, he passed a blue El Dorado Cadillac in the parking lot with a new bumper sticker reading: “Reagan for President. On Fox News on Tuesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, said that if Romney wants a big victory here Saturday, he will have to “let his hair down a little bit” and show his heart. (Does anybody really want to see that?) Many conservatives here don’t trust Romney to stay conservative if he becomes president. What if he began to think it’s his civic duty to cut the deficit by raising taxes, like Poppy? What if he flips back from his flops? Who are these guys at their core? ________ Maureen Dowd is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times. Her column appears in the PDN every Friday. Contact Dowd via http:// tinyurl.com/dowdmail.
Obama and Bank of America, arm in arm WELL, ISN’T THIS rich? And I do mean rich. President Obama, man of the people, will Michelle deliver his Malkin presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. — so that Democratic Party fundraisers can reward big donors with skyboxes and other lavish perks. As usual, the White House and its allies are trying to camouflage naked partisan moneygrubbing in populist garb. “I think this would be a great opportunity to have tens of thousands of North Carolinians and others outside of the state to see and participate in the convention process,” one North Carolina Democratic Party flack told the Charlotte Observer. But it’s the heavyweight contributors, not the hoi polloi, to whom convention organizers are catering as they struggle to raise some $37 million to cover the coronation celebration’s costs. The self-proclaimed Party of the 99 Percent is reportedly busy creating special-access VIP packages for the 1 percent — under the illusion of throwing open its doors to the masses. DNC officials refuse to disclose fundraising updates until after the convention, even as they champion their own “openness and accessibility.” And no doubt, Obama will use his stadium-size pulpit to “stand
up” to the very same “fat cats” who’ll be watching him while sipping Courvoisier in their DNCappointed luxury seats. Such is the audacity of progressive cognitive dissonance. Despite the DNC’s vaunted promise to ban business donations and first lady Michelle Obama’s faux-folksy public relations campaign for a “people’s convention,” Bank of America (headquartered in North Carolina and Charlotte’s largest corporate presence) will be front and center at the festivities. No surprise. The Democrats and Bank of America have maintained a long, lucrative relationship as reciprocal bailout buddies. During the 2010 midterm elections, former DNC chairman and ex-Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine secured a $15 million revolving line of credit at B of A and then finagled another $17 million loan from the taxpayer-bailed-out bank. According to Federal Election Commission records, B of A accepted as collateral the DNC’s donor mailing list. Yep, its donor mailing list for $32 million in loans. As investigative reporter Richard Pollock asked at the time: “What message does a largely unsecured $32 million credit line for the Democratic Party send to thousands of cash-starved small businesses across the nation who can’t secure any credit even with tangible assets?” Message: crony business as usual. Bank of America is to sweetheart loans and Democratic Party payoffs as Paula Deen is to sugar and bacon grease: ■ The massively troubled bank raked in a middle-of-the-
night, taxpayer-funded $45 billion banking bailout in 2008 and an estimated $931 billion in secret federal emergency loans. ■ In 2008, B of A’s political action committee gave its biggest contributions to Barack Obama totaling $421,000. ■ After purchasing junk mortgage company Countrywide, B of A agreed to pay $50 million in restitution payments for Countrywide subprime loan fraudster and Democratic fat cat Angelo Mozilo and one of his underlings. ■ B of A forked over payoffs to self-declared bank terrorist outfit NACA (the taxpayer-subsidized Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America). ■ B of A also capitulated to a Jesse Jackson shakedown. And it forked over at least $2 million to the ACORN Housing Corporation — which has had a long history of fraud and abuse that goes back decades. ■ The financial giant teamed up with the open-borders lobby (including newly appointed Domestic Policy Council chief Cecilia Munoz’s former employer, the National Council of La Raza) to offer illegal alien home loans. No word yet on whether Obama’s Greek columns from the 2008 convention will make a return appearance this fall. But if they do, they may yet be emblazoned with a new redwhite-and-blue Bank of Democratic Party America logo. Optics be damned. The coffers must be filled. ________ Michelle Malkin’s nationally syndicated column appears in the PDN every Friday. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Gregoire declares state of emergency Ice storm kills 1, knocks out power to 100,000 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SEATTLE — Gov. Chris Gregoire declared a state of emergency statewide because of an ice storm in many parts of Western Washington that brought down trees and knocked out power for about 100,000 homes while sending cars and trucks spinning out of control. A falling tree killed a man in his 60s who was backing an all-terrain vehicle out of a shed Thursday morning in his backyard in a wooded area near Issaquah, said King County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West. “It looks like the weight of ice on the branches caused the tree to fall,” West said. The deputies who responded had to pull back
because of all the branches and trees falling around them, she said. The ATV rider died at the scene in the first fatality of the storm.
storm warning for the Seattle area and Southwest Washington. “It’s a very dangerous situation,” with a major impact on roads, said Brad Colman, the meteorologist in charge of the Weather Service office in Seattle. “We’re expecting a significant impact on power.”
Workers hurt State of emergency The state of emergency declaration is “purely a precautionary move,” said Karina Shagren, spokeswoman for the Governor’s Office. “At this point, we have not received any requests from cities or counties for state help, but we know weather conditions are changing rapidly, so we want to be prepared,” she said. The National Weather Service used the Emergency Alert System to break into Thursday morning broadcasts with an ice
Two state Transportation Department workers have been injured in the storm. A state Transportation Department worker was injured in a crash on Interstate 405 near Lynnwood. The State Patrol said 36-year-old Steve D. Cloud of Tacoma was out of his Transportation truck checking on a driver who crashed into a barrier when another car smashed into the wreck. The force of the crash pushed the first car into him. Cloud is in satisfactory
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A car tries to maneuver around a jackknifed King County Metro bus Thursday in Burien.
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condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with broken bones, said spokeswoman Susan Gregg-Hanson. The driver of the first car was treated at the scene, and the driver of the second car was not injured, the patrol said. Another worker was hurt by a falling tree branch on state Highway 18 on Wednesday night. Transportation spokeswoman Jamie Holter said freezing rain and ice pellets have caused numerous wrecks in the Seattle area. The glaze measured a quarter- to one-half inch, said meteorologist Jeff Michalski. The last widespread snow in the Seattle area was December 1996, he said. Ice closed SeattleTacoma International Airport, but it reopened two of its three runways by late
morning, said spokesman Perry Cooper. He hoped operations could return to normal by late afternoon, but that depended on how airlines handled rebookings for delays and cancellations. The Transportation Department closed Highway 18 near Issaquah because of falling trees. Cars went spinning into ditches on many roadways. A tractor-trailer that slid off Interstate 5 shortly after midnight blocked the northbound land and two of the southbound lanes into the morning commute. Falling trees and tree limbs also took out power lines.
Outages Puget Sound Energy reported 90,000 outages at 9 a.m. Thursday after crews had already brought 46,000 customers back online since Wednesday in the area south of Seattle and around
Tacoma and Olympia. Tacoma Power spokesman Randy Stearns said it had 24,000 customers out of service because of a downed transmission line. Pierce County Emergency Management said it received more than 90 calls for downed trees that blocked roadways.
Ice storm warning The ice storm warning covers Seattle, Tacoma, Bremerton, the east Puget Sound lowlands, Olympia, the lower Chehalis Valley and central coast, including Hoquiam. In Olympia, more than a foot of snow was still on the ground but now covered by a sheet of ice as freezing rain fell Wednesday morning. Many residential roads weren’t plowed, and large tree limbs were brought down by heavy snow and ice on several roads and yards.
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A skier negotiates a Hurricane Ridge slope.
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A LAND OF PLENTY Snow ❄ Activities ❄ Charm
Hurricane Ridge has it all . . . just 45 minutes from town BY DIANE URBANI
Snowshoeing is one of the activities available at Hurricane Ridge. Heather, Tyler and Jared Moravec of Bainbridge Island took advantage of the opportunity.
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ALSO . . . ■ How to get to Hurricane Ridge and what to do once you get there/B3
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — You can spend, oh, $400 to take your family or friends skiing at Stevens Pass in the Cascades east of Seattle, or you can have a quintessential Olympic Peninsula winter experience right here at home. “We have good snow, bad snow, steep stuff, mellow stuff,” said Craig Hofer, manager of the Hurricane Ridge Ski & Snowboard Area, 17 miles up from Port Angeles. There’s a bunny hill, an intermediate hill and, if you’re up for it, some 800 feet of vertical gain — all draped in sparkling white. The Ridge opened for downhill skiing Monday — about two weeks later than last season’s, said Hofer, who’s worked on the Ridge since the winter of 1975’76. This Saturday and Sunday, the ski area will be operating from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Hurricane Ridge Ski School is scheduled to open Jan. 28. “We skied on Monday on 18 inches of Idaho-Montana-type powder,” reported Joe Gladfelter, a longtime volunteer with the
Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club.
A great value To him, this particular mountain is one great value. The snow and the terrain are spectacular, and they’re only about 45 minutes from town. An adult beginner can ski all day on the bunny rope-tow for $12 or do both the bunny and intermediate hills for $24. When the T-shaped overhead Poma lift opens, skiers and boarders can grab hold of it or the rope tows for a total of $32
for an all-day pass. If you’re in fifth grade, you get the best deal: free skiing all season. The ski area’s program, aimed at attracting kids with parents and siblings in tow, requires the fifth-grader to show proof in the form of a report card, school identification card or teacher’s note on school letterhead. Ridge prices are in high contrast, predictably, with the $62 per adult, plus gasoline for the 350-mile round trip from Port Angeles. Of course, resorts like Stevens
have the big chair lifts and lots of amenities, while none of the above exists at the 54-year-old Hurricane Ridge Ski & Snowboard Area. But Gladfelter, who likes to go up with his wife, Becky, and sons, Jack, 7, and Jason, 8, believes the Ridge has its own kind of charm.
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Organic seed growers hold gathering Bad weather wonâ€™t stop conference at Ft. Worden PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT TOWNSEND â€” The Organic Seed Growers Conference at Fort Worden State Park will go on despite the weather. Registration for the twoday event, which begins today, was closed as of last
Friday. The Organic Seed Alliance said on its website, www.seedalliance.org, that it had no plans to cancel the conference because of the weekâ€™s snowstorms. More than 300 farmers, researchers, distribution companies, plant breeders,
pathologists, university extension agents, food industry representatives and others are expected to attend the sixth Organic Seed Growers Conference. Prior to the conference, a full-day tour Thursday of the Skagit Valley was set to provide an opportunity to learn about organic seed research projects at Osborne Seed Co. and the Washington State University Northwest Research Center.
â€œThe Organic Seed Growers Conference is recognized as the only event of its kind in North America,â€? the seed growers group said on its website. The conference features presentations, panel discussions, networking events and entertainment around the theme â€œStrengthening Community Seed Systems.â€?
from organic plant breeding, seed production and distribution to enhancing policies that support the growth and integrity of the organic seed sector. Two nationally recognized authorities provide this yearâ€™s keynote talks. William F. Tracy is the interim dean and director of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin. He leads one of the few range remaining public sector
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sweet corn breeding programs in the U.S. and is active in other organic plant breeding projects. Eric Holt-Gimenez is the executive director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy, an organization working to end the injustices that cause hunger, poverty and environmental degradation throughout the world. More than 50 additional experts will present at the conference.
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was rescheduled from Tuesday because of inclement weather, will be held at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road. Garbe will discuss her work running RwandaNOW (Nurturing Our World), a nonprofit promoting sustainability, conservation, education, environmental consciousness and green economic empowerment in Rwanda. Readers Theatre Plus members Jim and Carol Dries will speak about their recent trek to Africa to visit gorillas in their native habitat. Former KIRO and KING television personality Penny LeGate will join Garbe in the presentation. Garbe is developing Rwanda Wildlife Sanctuary & Science Education Center, which will serve as a venue for Rwandans to learn about their environment and protect it in a sustainable way. This sanctuary also will house rescued wildlife that has been illegally captured and confiscated. For more information, phone 360-681-3862.
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Concert tonight PORT LUDLOW â€” A concert featuring Moldovan violinist Valeri Glava and American pianist Lee Tomboulian is planned tonight. A diverse range of music â€” from Brahmsâ€™ Hungarian Dance No. 5 to tunes from â€œSchindlerâ€™s Listâ€? and â€œFiddler on the Roof,â€? and even the fiddle classic â€œOrange Blossom Specialâ€? â€” will be performed at the Bay Club, 120 Spinnaker Place. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert, presented by the Port Ludlow Arts Council with help from a Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) grant. Tickets are $24 at the Bay Club, which can be reached at 360-437-2208. To order with a credit card, visit www.PortLudlow ArtsCouncil.com. Earlier today, Tomboulian and Glava will play for some 325 elementary school students in the Chimacum School District in a program promoting music appreciation and cultural diversity. During the hour before the evening concert at the Bay Club, patrons are invited to gather in the great room for a showing of artist Virginia Moyerâ€™s photography from around the world. The venue also offers a Russian-themed preconcert supper of beet salad, lamb stew with roasted fingerling potatoes and apple tart a la Russe beginning at 5 p.m. To make dinner reservations, phone 360-437-7412.
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CHIMACUM â€” The Chimacum School Board and superintendent are hosting a community open house Saturday. The open house on a proposed property tax levy measure will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the high school commons, 91 West Valley Road. The event will provide an opportunity for community members to acquire information regarding the capital projects levy request that will be on the Feb. 14 special election ballot and to tour the school facilities. School Board members and staff will be on hand to answer questions. TURN
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Ridge: Busy day might see 200 on skis, boards CONTINUED FROM B1 Itâ€™s a small place with big snow â€” 400 inches annually â€” that doesnâ€™t get overrun by resort-scale crowds. Hofer estimated that on a busy day, about 200 people ski or board the Ridge. The Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club website, www.HurricaneRidge. com, has prices, abundant details and a link to the clubâ€™s Facebook page. There, fans repeat the unofficial slogan: â€œIf you can ski Hurricane Ridge, you can ski anywhere!â€? The Gladfeltersâ€™ boys have had a good time proving that. They recently got to go up to Whistler, B.C., â€œand they were all over the mountain,â€? their father said. Hurricane Ridge, when you get down to it, has what you need to ski â€” equipment rentals available in the lodge, the two rope tows and, after some more snow falls, the Poma lift. Hofer said another 2 to 3 feet of snow will need to cover the gullies around the Poma before he can start running it. Meantime, rope-tow Vans leave Hurricane HURRICANE RIDGE holders are advised to wear ROAD, accessible via Race Ridge at about 11 a.m. and leather gloves or glove Street in downtown Port 4 p.m. wraps. The round-trip fare is Angeles, is open daily from $20 per person. 9 a.m. until nightfall, Ski school That doesnâ€™t include the weather permitting. For the newcomers, next entrance fee for Olympic Carpooling is encourweekend is a good one to go aged, since parking at the National Park. to school â€” the Hurricane Ridge is limited to 200 vehiA fee of $15 per vehicle Ridge Ski School, which cles, and each vehicle must and $5 for individuals on offers hourlong classes for 4- carry chains. foot, bicycles or motorcycles and 5-year-olds and 90-minThose who donâ€™t want to is good for up to seven conute lessons for children age 6 drive can hire van service. secutive days at any park and older. entrance. Children 15 years All Points Charters & The program runs for five Tours provides twice-daily and younger are admitted consecutive weekends. van service from downtown free. The cost for the whole Port Angeles to Hurricane The Olympic National course is $125 for preschool- Ridge on Wednesdays Park Annual Pass, which ers and $150 for students 6 through Sundays. can be used for one year and older. after purchase, is $30 and Shuttle vans leave the Ski school is for â€œwhoever Port Angeles Chamber of available at entrance stawants to sign up,â€? Hofer said, Commerce Visitor Center tions. adding, â€œWeâ€™ve had a lot of on Railroad Avenue at To reserve a spot on a older folks.â€? van, phone 360-460-7131 or 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and The older kids, he joked, will pick up passengers at email tours@goallpoints. know a whole lot more than the Vern Burton Commucom. the instructors. All day every day, you nity Center, 308 E. Fourth His granddaughter, Cori St., 308 E. Fourth St., at can hear about road and Sue Holmes, 10, learned to 9:05 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. weather conditions on ski when she was about 7, before the 45-minute drive Olympic National Parkâ€™s simply by watching every- to Hurricane Ridge. hotline at 360-565-3131. body closely. â€œBy midseason, she was going up and down those hills,â€? Hofer said. Private lessons are also available for $35 an hour. from each participant helps DOWNHILL SKIING Details and tips are plenthe park repair and replace tiful under the â€œLessonsâ€? ISNâ€™T all that Hurricane snowshoes. Ridge offers. link on www.Hurricane Advance registration is There are snowshoe Ridge.com. needed for group snowshoe walks, cross-country skiing walks, which are at 10:30 Conditions at Ridge and tubing for children. a.m. each weekend day. The winter seasonâ€™s By Thursday morning, Reservations are availranger-led 90-minute snowthe Olympic National Park able by phoning 360-565sensor indicated 67 inches shoe walks at Hurricane 3136. of snow on the Ridge, but Ridge are available at Tubing and sliding are Hofer said the ski area aver- 2 p.m. today, Saturday and permitted only for children ages about half that. Sunday. 8 and younger at the Small The morning mercury Space is limited, so peoChildrenâ€™s Snowplay Area hit 29 degrees Thursday, a ple should register for the just west of the Hurricane considerable warm-up after walks, which are less than Ridge Visitor Center. Wednesdayâ€™s 10-degree low. Opportunities for Hurricane Ridge Road a mile, at the Hurricane cross-country skiers was expected to be open Ridge Visitor Center inforand snowshoe walkers most of the day Thursday, mation desk 30 minutes range from open, level but the road was described before the walk is schedas extremely snowy, slick uled. meadows near the visitor and icy. A suggested $5 donation center to extreme terrain in Conditions can change quickly, so before you go, get updated conditions on the road and at the Ridge by phoning the parkâ€™s hotline at 360-565-3131. (See related story, above, on traveling to the Ridge.) This place has weather as dramatic as its scenery, Locally Owned Franchise Hofer said â€” and that can 136 E. 8th St. â€“ PA mean sunshine or wind and Savings on Most Corner of 8 th & Lincoln whiteout. 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Daughter, Roe ruling share birth date THIS SUNDAY WILL be our daughter’s 36th birthday. Her actual birthdate is unknown, but that date was assigned to her after being left as an infant on the steps of City Hall in Daegu, South Korea. Her first few months were spent in an orphanage and a foster home before we adopted her, but her records don’t reveal much more than that. We know nothing about her biological mother or father. We were advised by the adoption agency to make her arrival at SeattleTacoma International Airport as low-key as possible. No big crowds. No flashing cameras. But hearts cannot remain low-key during moments like that. She was 8 months old, with a mass of black hair askew and dark brown eyes bursting with life. She held out her arms to us while looking down to give her new big brother a big smile. It’s a great way to have a baby. What do you do after such a glorious moment? We went shopping at Southcenter Mall in Seattle. While meandering through the stores and joyfully passing our new daughter back and forth, a
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our daughter’s biological parents. Were they young? salesclerk Greg Were they in love? What were the circumReynolds noticed our joy stances that resulted in the and sacrifice of adoption? inquired Did the grandparents how long know their grandchild was we had being abandoned? had her. What went through Cindy mother’s mind as she left and I her child on those steps? looked at Did she look back? our Did she watch from a watches. distance? “About Were there tears? two hours.” Maybe I’m being meloThis Sunday is also the dramatic in my wondering anniversary date of the — but surely she wondered. controversial 1973 Roe v. And I suspect she has Wade Supreme Court case wondered often. giving constitutional rights Cindy and I are for abortion in the United indebted to her for such a States. huge sacrifice. And I wonder: Did our Sanctity of human life daughter’s birth mother In 1984, President Ron- ever consider an abortion? Similar to the United ald Reagan inaugurated a States, abortions were proNational Sanctity of hibited in South Korea Human Life Day to coinuntil legislation was passed cide with the Roe v. Wade in 1973 that provided many anniversary. exemptions to the existing Since then, some presiabortion laws. dents have continued to Did our daughter’s birth recognize that anniversary; mother qualify for one of others have not. those exemptions? Presidential discrepanIf she did, I am grateful cies will undoubtedly confor her choice to not pursue tinue. an abortion. Jan. 22: the birthday of Very grateful. an adopted daughter from The abortion debate has Korea and the anniversary of a decision granting legal- been divided into two camps labeled pro-life and ity to abortion in the pro-choice. United States. It will not surprise you So I wonder. that I am firmly entrenched I wonder about
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in the pro-life side of the debate, and I am for two basic reasons: First, I am certain that life begins at the moment of conception. I paid attention one day in high school long enough to know the basics about human reproduction. Males produce sperm. Females have an egg. When sperm meets egg, life is conceived. To avoid conception, don’t let sperm meet egg. Pretty basic. The Bible is a little more eloquent and confirms God’s presence at the conception of life. Psalms 139:13 is the verse most often quoted to confirm this truth: “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.” God, the Divine Knitter of DNA. Amazing. But the prophet Jeremiah goes even a step further, or, more accurately, a step sooner.
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Pictures speak Second, I am also firmly entrenched in the pro-life side of the debate because of pictures. I have had the joy of seeing my unborn child’s picture on an ultrasound, and I have grieved looking at the photographs of aborted children. The old adage “a picture can say a thousand words” is certainly true in both cases. Early in the pregnancy of our youngest son 30 years ago, we were advised by our doctor to have an abortion. Although there were serious risks to consider, we chose life. But for that life to continue, our son would need several interuterine blood transfusions to survive. Cindy and I watched the ultrasound screen with fas-
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He quotes God as saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations” (Jeremiah 1:5, emphasis added). Here it is plain that not only did God form the prophet in his mother’s womb but that even prior to formation, God knew him. God had a life and purpose planned for him. And me. And you. And every child conceived. By the way, did you know that many Koreans count age differently than we do by adding a year to include the gestation time spent in the mother’s womb? I think that is very interesting.
cination and a degree of angst as the doctor penetrated her womb with an incredibly long needle to give our unborn son enough good blood to prolong his life in her womb. Extreme caution and skill were necessary to poke the little guy in just the right spot. He didn’t like it, but each of the three transfusions bought him another two weeks of womb time. Like many people, his baby album includes his ultrasound picture. On the other hand, looking at actual pictures of aborted babies and pieces of babies is a very nauseating experience. But it’s a necessary nausea. Abortion debates are not about an abstract ideology; they are about a deadly and grisly reality. The yet-to-be-born and the never-to-be-born are unable to speak for themselves, so at least grant them the courtesy of letting their pictures speak for them. I urge you to seriously contemplate the sanctity of human life this Sunday. And if you are a man or a woman facing tough choices due to an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy, look very carefully at all the choices. And among those choices, please know that there are about 1.3 million couples in the United States wanting to adopt. Adoption is one of the good choices.
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he yet-to-be-born and the never-tobe-born are unable to speak for themselves, so at least grant them the courtesy of letting their pictures speak for them.
PORT ANGELES — A breakfast and ecumenical prayer service will be held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park Ave., at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The event is part of an eight-day celebration of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, sponsored by the World Council of Churches. The prayers and meditations this year were written by the church in Poland. First observed in 1908, this octave draws together Christians from around the world to pray for the unity of Christ’s one holy and apostolic church. Representatives of all churches present will participate.
Religious film set SEQUIM — A series of free films on religions of the world, narrated by Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley, will conclude Sunday at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. The 50-minute film offers insight into similarities and differences among faiths, including a look at the history of the world through the eyes of each religion.
Zen mediation set PORT ANGELES — Meditators from all religious traditions are invited to join the Port Angeles Zen Community for the monthly meditation night led by the Rev. Jikyo C.J. Wolfer at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Meditation takes place at Shanti Yoga and Massage Studio at 118 N. Laurel St. in downtown Port Angeles. The first meditation period begins at 7 p.m., followed by walking meditation at 7:40 p.m. and a second meditation period at 7:50 p.m. Meditators are welcome to attend one or both medi-
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Legislative prayer AUGUSTA, Maine — Top Maine lawmakers, including Gov. Paul LePage, have formed the Maine Legislative Prayer Caucus. The caucus is affiliated with Pray USA, an initiative of the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation Inc., which seeks to “preserve the Judeo-Christian heritage of our nation and protect American religious liberty.” More than 150 people, including about 50 legislators — mostly Republicans and a few Democrats—participated in a ceremony Tuesday to announce that Maine is the sixth state to formalize a legislative prayer group. Maine legislators have informally gathered to pray since the 1940s. The nonpartisan prayer caucus meets once a week and does not discuss policy or bills.
Singer fined WARSAW, Poland — A Polish court slapped a fine on a popular singer who bad-mouthed the Bible — the latest episode in which authorities grapple with religious defamation in a traditionally Roman Catholic country that is growing increasingly secular. Dorota Rabczewska, a singer who uses the stage name Doda, said in a 2009 interview that she doubted the Bible “because it’s hard to believe in something that was written by someone drunk on wine and smoking some herbs.” A Warsaw court ordered her Monday to pay a fine of 5,000 zlotys ($1,450) for offending religious feelings. Peninsula Daily News and The Associated Press
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Murdoch empire to pay Law, others for hacking BY JILL LAWLESS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LONDON — Rupert Murdoch’s media empire apologized and agreed to cash payouts Thursday to 37 people — including a movie star, a soccer player, a top British politician and the son of a serial killer — who were harassed and phone-hacked by his tabloid press. The four — Jude Law, Ashley Cole, John Prescott and Chris Shipman — were among three dozen victims who received financial damages from Murdoch’s British newspaper company for illegal eavesdropping and other intrusions, including email snooping. Lawyers for the claimants said the settlements vindicated their accusation that senior Murdoch executives had long known about the scale of illegal phone hacking and had tried to cover it up. Financial details of 15 of the payouts, totaling more than about $1 million, were made public at a court hearing Thursday. The amounts generally
ran into the tens of thousands of pounds — although Law received about $200,000, plus legal costs, to settle claims against the now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and its sister tabloid, The Sun. Law was one of 60 people who have sued Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers, claiming their mobile phone voice mails were hacked. Others whose settlements were announced Thursday at London’s High Court included former government ministers Chris Bryant and Tessa Jowell, rugby player Gavin Henson, Princess Diana’s former lover James Hewitt, singer Dannii Minogue and Sara Payne, the mother of a murdered girl. It was the largest group of settlements announced yet in the long-running hacking scandal, which has shaken Murdoch’s global empire, spurred the resignations of several of his top executives and reverberated through Britain’s political, police and media elite. Law, the star of “Sherlock Holmes” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” said he
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The slew of settlements is one consequence of the revelations of phone hacking and other illegal tactics at the News of the World, where journalists routinely intercepted voice mails of those in the public eye in a relentless search for scoops. Murdoch closed the 168-year-old paper in July amid a wave of public revulsion over its hacking of the voice mails of missing 13-year-old Milly Dowler, who was later found murdered. More than a dozen exMurdoch employees have been arrested by police investigating phone hacking and bribery. British politicians and police have also been ensnared in the scandal, which exposed the cozy relationship between senior officers, top lawmakers and Murdoch newspaper executives. A government-commissioned inquiry set up in the wake of the scandal is currently investigating the ethics of Britain’s media and its links to police and politicians.
was “truly appalled” at the scale of surveillance and privacy invasion that his case had exposed. “No aspect of my private life was safe from intrusion by News Group Newspapers, including the lives of my children and the people who work for me,” he said in a statement. “It was not just that my phone messages were listened to. News Group also paid people to watch me and my house for days at a time and to follow me and those close to me, both in this country and abroad.”
Jude Law case details News Group Newspapers admitted that 16 articles about Law published in the News of the World between 2003 and 2006 had been obtained by phone hacking and that the actor had also been placed under “repeated and sustained physical surveillance.” The company also admitted that articles in The Sun had misused Law’s private information — although it didn’t go so far as to admit hacking by that paper.
Workers and investors wary over Kodak bankruptcy reorganization THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The ripple effect from Eastman Kodak Co.’s bankruptcy reorganization extends in many directions: Employees brace again for layoffs, retirees fret over health care coverage, and the photography icon’s biggest debtors and stakeholders — from movie studios and big-box retailers to CEO Antonio Perez — are preparing for a sharp sting in their pocketbooks. Rochester Mayor Tom Richards described Thursday’s Chapter 11 filing as more of a psychological blow than an economic jolt to the city, where Kodak has been the engine of local commerce for 132 years. Its payroll in the medium-sized city along Lake Ontario has slipped below 7,000 from a peak of
60,400 in 1983. “We have a broaderbased economy which is no longer dependent on one industry and one company,” Richards said. “We’re better off for it. Not what I wish this would happen, but it has happened and we’re just going to need to deal with it.” Unable to keep pace with a lightning shift from film to digital technology over the past decade, Kodak said it has secured $950 million in financing from Citigroup Inc. and expects to be able to operate its business during bankruptcy reorganization and pay employees. The long-awaited move to seek protection from its creditors is “a necessary step and the right thing to do for the future of Kodak,” Perez said. One strength Kodak can
take into a restructuring effort is its powerful brand name, said Eli Lehrer, who heads the nonprofit Heartland Institute’s Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate in Washington, D.C. However, “that doesn’t necessarily translate to people keeping their jobs or stockholders keeping anything,” Lehrer added. Kodak and its board are being advised by Lazard, FTI Consulting Inc. and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Dominic DiNapoli, vice chairman of FTI Consulting, will serve as chief restructuring officer. Kodak expects to complete its U.S.-based restructuring during 2013. On its website, Kodak assured customers that the nearly $1 billion in debtorin-possession financing would be sufficient to pay
vendors, suppliers and other business partners in full for goods and services going forward. The bankruptcy filing in the Southern District of New York does not involve Kodak’s international operations. Veteran employees say they’re even more scared than usual that the latest crisis could sink careers that somehow dodged so many cutbacks. And Kodak’s 25,000 retirees in Rochester fear that already-diminished health benefits could disappear altogether. “Because it’s unfunded and discretionary. Kodak can actually say tomorrow that we’re going to drop health care,” said Bob Volpe, who runs a Kodak retiree association with 3,000 members.
Economy delivers batch of good news Fewer layoffs, lower inflation among reports on Thursday THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
■ JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank, said its lending to businesses rose 12 percent in the October-December quarter com-
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also because it had highprofile support from celebrities, musicians and other content producers who are most often the victims of copyright infringement and piracy. Before the site was taken down, it posted a statement saying allegations that it facilitated massive breaches of copyright laws were “grotesquely overblown.” Megaupload is considered a “cyberlocker,” in which users can upload and transfer files that are too large to send by email. The Motion Picture Association of America estimated that the vast majority of content being shared on Megaupload was in violation of copyright laws. The website allowed users to download films, TV shows, games, music and other content for free but made money by charging subscriptions to people who wanted access to faster download speeds or extra content.
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the biggest seasonally adjusted drop in more than six years. The four-week average, which smooths out fluctuations, dropped to 379,000, the second-lowest such figure in more than three years. When weekly applications fall consistently below 375,000, it usually signals that hiring is strong enough to push down the unemployment rate. ■ Manufacturing expanded in the Northeast in January, according to surveys by the Federal Reserve banks of New York and Philadelphia. That follows a report from the Fed that said factory output across the country surged in December by the most in a year. ■ Inflation appears to be peaking after rising steeply last year. Consumer prices were unchanged in December, in part because gas is cheaper. Lower inflation gives consumers more spending power and allows the Fed more leeway to keep interest rates low. ■ Union Pacific Corp., the nation’s largest rail operator, says it transported more cars, oil, industrial parts and chemicals in the final quarter of last year. CEO Jim Young predicted “slow but steady economic growth in 2012.”
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Tickets on sale for this year’s Fish on Fence PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Tickets are on sale 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 year’s Fish on the Fence Gala will feature food, live music, art displays and a silent and live auctions. 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. 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. The panels of marine species produced by the students are auctioned for sponsorship at the fundraising event in February. Previous years’ 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 360-417-6254. Tickets for the gala can be purchased by contacting the marine life center at 360-417-6254.
DRIVE FOR HOMELESS
Linda Springob, left, and Harasyn Sipes load some of the 50 blankets that have been collected for Serenity House. Port Angeles chiropractic clinics are participating in a blanket drive for the homeless until March. New and used blankets can be dropped off at Mittelstaedt Chiropractic at 601 S. Race St. or at Boulevard Wellness Clinic at 106 W. Lauridsen Blvd. Other participating offices are Weider Chiropractic and First Street Chiropractic.
Project begins to send valentines Briefly . . . dinner to injured, ill Marines until Feb. 1 Free set Thursday PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Drennan-Ford Funeral Home and Crematory has started its second annual “Operation Valentine” collection program. “Operation Valentine” is a project that allows children, students, scout troups, teachers, parents and anyone in the community to create a handmade valentine card to be delivered to a Marine who has been injured or has become ill while serving in combat zones.
Last year, more than 1,100 valentines were collected in Clallam County. Drennan-Ford currently has the support of Roosevelt Middle School, Hamilton Elementary School, Dry Creek Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Franklin Elementary School, all in Port Angeles; Greywolf Elementary School and Sequim Middle School in Sequim; and Forks Elementary School. The schoolchildren in many of these schools’
classes will be making their own special valentines. Valentines can include words of encouragement, get-well sentiments, thankyous for serving our country, etc.
No envelopes needed Envelopes are not necessary. As these servicepeople are confined to hospitals and care facilities, it is requested that glitter not be used in the decorating of the cards.
It is also requested that a return response from the veteran not be requested as the nature of their injury or illness may preclude them from responding. These valentines may be brought to the DrennanFord Funeral Home and Crematory office at 260 Monroe Road in Port Angeles from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Feb. 1. For more information, phone 360-457-1210 or email info@drennanford. com.
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SEQUIM — A free community dinner will be served at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., at 5 p.m. Thursday. The meal will include meatballs, gravy, mashed potatoes, creamed corn, fruit salad, beverages and dessert. The church presents free dinners the last Thursday of each month. Reservations are requested. Phone the church at 360-683-5367 between 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. the Monday,
PORT TOWNSEND — Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hold a Sweetheart Ball from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. The fellowship is located at 2333 San Juan Ave. Jim Nyby and the F Street Band will perform. Lonely hearts are welcome to attend. Tickets are $15 at the door and include snacks and beverages. Proceeds will benefit the fellowship. Peninsula Daily News
Events: Masquerade dance, AAUW meet on tap CONTINUED FROM B2 son or $25 per family. Proceeds will benefit For more information, Port Townsend School Disphone the Chimacum trict’s Individualized Choice School District office at 360- Education — or ICE — program. 732-4090, ext. 223.
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PORT TOWNSEND — A Black and White Masquerade Dance benefit will be held at the Madrona Mindbody Institute at Fort Worden State Park on Saturday. Janice Eklund will present a swing dance lesson from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Caleb Peacock will host a DJ dance party from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 per per-
PORT TOWNSEND — Artist and arts educator Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the American Association of University Women on Saturday. AAUW Port Townsend will meet at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m., with the meeting running from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Port Townsend artist Pepin-Wakefield is the author of the recently published Suitcase Filled with Nails: Lessons Learned from Teaching Art in Kuwait. From 2004 to 2010, Pepin-Wakefield taught art to university-aged Muslim women at a newly opened women’s college in Kuwait. Suitcase Filled with Nails chronicles these years and is filled with insights on working, living and coping in a culture that transcends prevalent Middle East stereotypes. The program includes a PowerPoint presentation and readings from the book. Signed copies of Suitcase Filled with Nails will be available for purchase after the business meeting. AAUW is open to those who hold an associate degree or higher from an accredited institution.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.aauw pt.org. The author also will read from and discuss her book tonight at 7 at the Port Townsend Gallery, 715 Water St. Admission is free, while signed copies of Suitcase will be available for purchase. For more information about Pepin-Wakefield’s life and art, visit www.Yvonne PepinWakefield.com. Her book is available through AuthorCloud Publishers at www.Author Cloud.com. Current and prospective members are welcome.
CHIMACUM — Genealogist Bev Brice will present Swing tonight “Quilts: Part of the Family PORT TOWNSEND — Story” at the Jefferson The next Olympic PeninCounty Genealogical Soci- sula Dance club event is open to the public tonight. The band, Lost in the Shuffle, will perform at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. This is a swing dance, with teachers Steve John-
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Members of the Olympic Kiwanis Club visit Dry Creek Elementary School staff to say thank you for their hard work.
Dry Creek staff thanked for hard work PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Members of the Olympic Kiwanis Club recently visited Dry Creek Elementary School to bring a special message to staffers: “We appreciate you and the work that you do.”
The visit was the first of the club’s Teacher Appreciation presentations, which members plan to take monthly to other Port Angeles schools. “We want the teachers, paraeducators and staff at our schools to know that we
understand how hard they work and how valuable their work is,” said club President Geri Zanon. Zanon told the staff that in these difficult times, while it can seem like there is less and less for school staff to work with, there doesn’t
seem to be a shortage of criticism of what they are doing with what they do have. The club, she said, wanted to be a voice of support on behalf of those who appreciate the time, effort and caring that teaching
staff show every day. “You are giving our children more than intellectual skills,” Zanon said. “You are also teaching them character, how to set goals and achieve them, how to prepare for life.” The Kiwanians gave the
staff a plant, donated by Gross’s Nursery, along with a thank-you poster and some homemade baked goods. Kiwanians participating in the presentation included Carla Sue, Nancy Martin, Janet Williams, Dave and Gail Murphy.
Ocean’s infection by plastic topic Thursday PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Sea captain and environmental activist Charles Moore will discuss “The Great Infection of the Sea,” detailed in his new book, Plastic Ocean, at an event Thursday. Moore will speak at The Landing mall’s upstairs conference room, 115 E. Railroad Ave., at 6:30 p.m. A $5 donation is requested. In the summer of 1997, Moore set sail from Honolulu with the sole intention
of returning home after competing in a trans-Pacific race. To get to California, he and his crew took a shortcut through the seldom-traversed North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a vast “oceanic desert” where winds are slack and sailing ships languish. There, Moore realized his catamaran was surrounded by a “plastic soup.” He had stumbled upon the largest garbage dump on the planet — the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — a
spiral nebula where plastic outweighed zooplankton, the ocean’s food base, by a factor of six to one. In this presentation, Moore will discuss these observations, what they mean to our planet and his book Plastic Ocean. This event is sponsored by the Sierra Club North Olympic Group with additional sponsorship from the Coastal Watershed Institute, the Olympic Peninsula Surfrider Chapter and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.
baked treats at Christmas. The Golden Crafts Shop is a gift shop specializing in hand-crafted items made by local senior citizens. It is located at 112-C S. Lincoln St. in downtown Port Angeles. For more information, phone, 360-457-0509.
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PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula Performance Horse Association gave back to the community in 2011 by collecting donations for the food bank, the Olympic PenPORT ANGELES — insula Humane Society and Maureen McCabe of Port Toys for Tots. Angeles is the Golden Crafts Club members collected Shop’s 2011 Crafter of the more than $1,000 in donaYear. Sheriff’s survey tions of food, animal food McCabe is an avid knitPORT ANGELES — The and supplies, and toys. ter and crocheter and is 7 p.m. Charles Darwin spent well-known for her handToys were delivered to Clallam County Sheriff’s A highlight of the presen- five weeks on the Galapagos knit cotton dishcloths, hats the Port Angeles Fire StaOffice has developed a surtation will be rare video foot- Islands in the autumn of and baby booties. tion during the Christmas vey that people can use to age of a land animal unique 1835. season. provide feedback to the She has been with the to the Galapagos. Club members also proObservations and collec- Golden Crafts Shop for more agency. The $5 admission fee will tions he made on the islands than 21 years. Feedback can support the vided material and labor to go to the coalition for the later led him to conceive of upgrade the horse arena at Sheriff’s Office’s effort to McCabe volunteers sevpurchase of tools, equipment his theory of natural selec- eral hours each week to the Clallam County Fairimprove service to the comand lunches for volunteers grounds, contributed to the munity. watch over the shop and tion. who maintain and build the Peninsula Youth Equestrian It is available on the help with record-keeping For more information on Olympic Discovery Trail. Foundation Scholarship website www.clallam.net/ and recycling. Children 12 and younger the slide shows, phone GunFund and supported ClalShe also has helped train Sheriff by clicking on the will be admitted to the pre- vor Hildal at 360-452-8641 new volunteers and makes lam County 4-H clubs. survey or by “liking” the or Gail Hall at 360-808-4223. sure the store has wooden sentation free. The open horse club Clallam County Facebook For more information on toys and gifts for sale by The Galapagos Islands sponsors horse shows and page and selecting the sursupport a unique mixture of the Olympic Discovery Trail encouraging her husband, clinics open to the public. vey at www.facebook.com/ terrestrial and marine plants and the Adventure Route, Julian, to put his woodwork- clallamcountysheriff. Phone Terri Winters at and animals and ways of life visit www.olympicdiscovery ing skills to use. A direct link is at http:// 360-452-7716. McCabe also provides found nowhere else. tinyurl.com/6v7ylrn. Peninsula Daily News trail.com.
Bill and LaVonne Mueller’s two trips to the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador will be presented at the last slide show in the Peninsula Trails Coalition Adventure Travel Series on Friday, Jan. 27. Pictured is a Galapagos land iguana.
Sequim couple to talk about trips to Galapagos Islands, rare animal PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Bill and LaVonne Mueller of Sequim have made two trips to the Galapagos Islands, an isolated archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean west of continental Ecuador. The Muellers will talk about their travels at the last slide show of the Peninsula Trails Coalition’s Adventure Travel Series on Friday, Jan. 27. The event will be held at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., at
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Tough weekend for river fishing ANGLERS HAVE TO ask themselves a question this weekend. How much do I really need a Matt steelhead? If it’s enough Schubert to risk your life, rig and drift boat, then have at it, hoss. Otherwise, Bob Aunspach of Swain’s General Store (360-4522357) in Port Angeles has some advice for you: “Stay home and watch some playoff football.” As much as it pains me to say it, you might have a better time watching godless New England quarterback Tom Brady than drifting the rivers of the West End this weekend. It’s either going to be cold or terribly wet. It could even be both. The weatherman doesn’t seem to know these days. If the latter is the case, expect rivers to be blown out in epic proportions. If it’s the former, than the rivers will be in decent shape . . . it’s just your will to live that might take a hit. “Fishing in the snow is fun, it’s really neat. It’s pretty as can be, but boy it’s pretty chilly out there,” Bob Gooding of Olympic Sporting Goods (360-374-6330) in Forks said. “It’s not a lot of fun to be sitting out there freezing your butt off. “More than anything, you can’t tie a knot because your hands are freezing. If the wind is blowing at all, it’s just unbearably cold. If you are catching a fish a minute, it isn’t fun.” All of that being said, there should be plenty of steelhead around. Snider Creek broodstock have been entering the Sol Duc River the past few weeks, and now is about the time that the native population begins to grow throughout the West End. That includes the Hoh and Calawah rivers as well. The Bogachiel River was beginning to tail off before Mother Nature got all blustery, but there’s still likely a fair number of hatchery fish swimming around that stream as well. As long as things don’t get blown out — a distinct possibility — any of those rivers would certainly be fishable this weekend. “If it warms up and rains, [the rivers] aren’t going to come up a couple of feet, they are going to come up 20 feet in two hours,” Gooding said.
Saltwater still Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet) officially opened to blackmouth fishing Monday. Good luck finding more than a small handful of people who have actually participated in the fishery thus far. Jerry Johnson of Puget Sound Anglers-East Jefferson Chapter has yet to get out on the water, and hasn’t heard of anyone else dropping a line in the salt, either. “It’s been pretty quiet,” Johnson said. “If it clears up . . . somebody might break out and go out there. Right now, I don’t know of any activity at all.” On another PSA note, this week’s extreme winter weather also led to the postponement of the North Olympic Peninsula Chapter’s annual fundraiser, originally set for Thursday in Sequim. Former chapter president Mike Schmidt said a makeup date has yet to be set, but there is a chance the event will be moved to the third Thursday in February. The fundraiser benefits the Olympic Peninsula Kids Fishing Program, which includes Kids Fishing Day at the reclamation pond near Carrie Blake Park in Sequim. The free fishing day is set for Saturday, May 19, this year. TURN
Prep postponements march on Weather knocks out tonight’s games PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
This slow week in high school sports just got slower. All area basketball games scheduled for tonight have been postponed. That pretty much makes it a clean sweep for the week thanks to the snow storms
and the below-freezing temperatures that just won’t quit. “There will be no school [Friday], so our games have been postponed,” Sequim athletic director Dave Ditlefsen said. “We will start rescheduling the games next week.” The week started innocently enough when the lone prep sports event Monday, the Port Angeles girls basketball
game at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day tournament at Foster High School in Tukwila, was canceled because of Sunday’s and Monday’s snow storms. It went downhill from there when a whole slate of league boys and girls basketball games (10 in all) were postponed Tuesday. Wednesday’s Class 1B basketball games and 1A and 2A
league dual-meet wrestling events also were postponed. The 10 postponed league basketball games from tonight make it a clean sweep. Weather 6, sports events 0. Warmer weather is expected to hit the North Olympic Peninsula sometime today or tonight. It probably will take a few days to scour out the compacted snow and ice from the roads.
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New England coach Bill Belichick, left, congratulates Baltimore coach John Harbaugh after the Ravens’ 33-14 win in a wildcard playoff game Jan. 10, 2010 in Foxborough, Mass. The two coaches will go at it again Sunday.
Brothers try to be Super Harbaughs on a course to meet Feb. 5 for crown BY JANIE MCCAULEY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — When addressing his 49ers this week, Jim Harbaugh can point to the monumental miss in his 15-year NFL career: He came a last-gasp pass short of making the Super Bowl. He still has an out-of-whack right pinkie and noticeable hitch in his step to show for his time in the league. His big brother, John, never played at football’s highest level and instead might motivate his Baltimore Ravens with examples of sacrifices by military members in real-life conflicts. The Harbaughs, separated in age by all of 15 months, took different paths to the doorstep of the Super Bowl. Now, they’re sparking talk of a “Superbaugh.” Baltimore plays at New England in Sunday’s first game for the AFC title at noon, then San Francisco hosts the New York Giants for the NFC crown at 3 p.m.
Parents to watch Their parents, Jack and Jackie, plan to watch on television from home in Wisconsin. While the brothers have spoken during the playoffs, Jim is quick to point out they are each handling business their own way. “Each situation is different,” he said. “There are some similarities, there are some differences. “Their situation is similar in some ways, and different in others. We’re each going to handle it accordingly.” John Harbaugh began at the lowest rung of coaching and worked his way up slowly, a former college defensive back at Miami of Ohio whose playing career ended there. He has guided the Ravens’ staunch, playmaking defense.
NFL Playoffs Jim Harbaugh was a star college quarterback at Michigan, a first-round draft pick and eventual Pro Bowler who turned to coaching much later. His thick offensive playbook featuring a version of the West Coast offense can be overwhelming, and Harbaugh has been known to mix in some twists, such as using David Akers to throw a pass on a fake field goal or throwing to a nose tackleturned part-time fullback. In last Saturday’s 36-32 lastsecond win against Drew Brees and the favored Saints, Harbaugh even used star defensive tackle Justin Smith for a few plays on offense.
Game planning He gets a kick out of the game-planning process and throwing in some new wrinkles each week. “Really enjoyable. Yeah, it’s a fun part of the job, and I think the thing that makes it fun is that the players are really stimulated by that,” Jim Harbaugh said. “And we’ve got smart guys that they want it, they almost need it. And really keeps them on a razor’s edge.” Throughout the season, the Harbaughs talk regularly to share ideas, yet suddenly are in scouting mode with the potential for another history-making matchup next month in Indianapolis. On Thanksgiving night, they became the first brothers to face each other as NFL head coaches. “It’s pretty neat. I’m proud of him,” John Harbaugh said. “He’s proud of what we’re doing.” Jim considers himself a Ravens fan. “Had a chance to watch his game, and found myself, as always, pulling very hard for him
San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh speaks at a press conference Thursday in Santa Clara, Calif. and his team. Very happy for his success,” Jim said. “I watch as a brother, as a fan of his team, and also as a possible opponent, yes.” One thing neither likes during game week is anything they consider nonsense — a distraction to the one and only goal of a victory. The Harbaughs can be dismis-
sive. They’re known to sneer or blow off questions altogether when it comes to injuries or any other tidbit that might give an opponent insight or a possible advantage — perceived or otherwise. TURN
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Today (All games postponed because of weather)
Saturday Wrestling: Port Angeles at Washington Dream Duals, 8 a.m. Men’s Basketball: Shoreline at Peninsula College, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball: Shoreline at Peninsula College, 5 p.m.
Preps Thursday’s Scores BOYS BASKETBALL POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS Woodland vs. Mark Morris, ppd. Hockinson vs. Washougal, ppd. Toppenish vs. Ephrata, ppd. Adna vs. Wahkiakum, ppd. Centralia vs. Tumwater, ppd. Black Hills vs. W. F. West, ppd. Washington School For The Deaf vs. King’s Way Christian School, ppd. Emerald Ridge vs. Spanaway Lake, ppd. Cascade Christian vs. Moses Lake Christian Academy, ppd. Kalama vs. LaCenter, ppd. Columbia River vs. Prairie, ppd. Evergreen (Seattle) vs. Skyview, ppd. Pope John Paul II (Catholic High), Ala. vs. Vancouver Christian, ppd. North Thurston vs. Aberdeen, ppd. Mount Baker vs. Bellingham, ppd. Sehome vs. Blaine, ppd. Ferndale vs. Lynden Christian, ppd. Squalicum vs. Meridian, ppd. Pe Ell vs. Morton/White Pass, ppd. Winlock vs. Mossyrock, ppd. Toutle Lake vs. Napavine, ppd. Walla Walla Academy vs. Asotin, ppd. Mountain View vs. Kelso, ppd. GIRLS BASKETBALL POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS Ocosta vs. North Beach, ppd. Raymond vs. Willapa Valley, ppd. Mount Vernon vs. Nooksack Valley, ppd. Winlock vs. Mossyrock, ppd. Montesano vs. Onalaska, ppd. Shorecrest vs. Lynnwood, ppd. Walla Walla Academy vs. Asotin, ppd. Northwest Christian (Lacey) vs. Naselle, ppd. Lynden vs. Burlington-Edison, ppd. Anacortes vs. Sedro-Woolley, ppd. Cascade Christian vs. Moses Lake Christian Academy, ppd. Camas vs. Fort Vancouver, ppd. Kalama vs. LaCenter, ppd. Kelso vs. Mountain View, ppd. Castle Rock vs. Ridgefield, ppd. King’s Way Christian School vs. Washington School For The Deaf, ppd. Toppenish vs. Ephrata, ppd. Zillah vs. Sunnyside Christian, ppd.
Football NFL Playoffs Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 7 Houston 31, Cincinnati 10 New Orleans 45, Detroit 28 Sunday, Jan. 8 New York Giants 24, Atlanta 2 Denver 29, Pittsburgh 23, OT Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 14 San Francisco 36, New Orleans 32 New England 45, Denver 10 Sunday, Jan. 15 Baltimore 20, Houston 13 N.Y. Giants 37, Green Bay 20 Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 22 Baltimore at New England, noon.
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TOWARD A TITLE
New England tight end Aaron Hernandez stretches near the sideline in Foxborough, Mass., on Thursday during practice for the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens. The No. 1-seeded Patriots (14-3) will host the contest Sunday starting at noon against the No. 2 Ravens (13-4).
N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 3:30 p.m. Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 29 At Honolulu NFC vs. AFC, 4 p.m. Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5 At Indianapolis NFC vs. AFC, 3:20 p.m.
Basketball National Basketball Association WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 10 5 .667 Memphis 7 6 .538 Dallas 8 7 .533 Houston 7 7 .500 New Orleans 3 11 .214 Northwest Division W L Pct Oklahoma City 12 3 .800 Utah 9 4 .692 Denver 10 5 .667 Portland 8 6 .571 Minnesota 6 8 .429 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Lakers 10 5 .667 L.A. Clippers 8 4 .667
GB — 2 2 2½ 6½ GB — 2 2 3½ 5½ GB — ½
Golden State 5 9 .357 Phoenix 5 9 .357 Sacramento 5 10 .333 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Philadelphia 10 4 .714 New York 6 8 .429 Boston 5 8 .385 New Jersey 4 11 .267 Toronto 4 11 .267 Southeast Division W L Pct Atlanta 11 4 .733 Orlando 10 4 .714 Miami 9 4 .692 Charlotte 3 12 .200 Washington 2 12 .143 Central Division W L Pct Chicago 13 3 .813 Indiana 9 4 .692 Cleveland 6 7 .462 Milwaukee 4 9 .308 Detroit 3 12 .200
4½ 4½ 5 GB — 4 4½ 6½ 6½ GB — ½ 1 8 8½ GB — 2½ 5½ 7½ 9½
Wednesday’s Games San Antonio 85, Orlando 83, OT Washington 105, Oklahoma City 102 Denver 108, Philadelphia 104, OT Boston 96, Toronto 73 New Jersey 107, Golden State 100 Phoenix 91, New York 88 Memphis 93, New Orleans 87
Minnesota 93, Detroit 85 Atlanta 92, Portland 89 Sacramento 92, Indiana 88 L.A. Clippers 91, Dallas 89 Thursday’s Games All late New Orleans at Houston L.A. Lakers at Miami Dallas at Utah Today’s Games Portland at Toronto, 4 p.m. Denver at Washington, 4 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Phoenix at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Chicago at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m. Memphis at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Milwaukee at New York, 4:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 5 p.m. Sacramento at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Indiana at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Cleveland at Atlanta, 4 p.m. Portland at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 4:30 p.m. Denver at New York, 4:30 p.m. Charlotte at Chicago, 5 p.m. San Antonio at Houston, 5 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 5 p.m. Sacramento at Memphis, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Utah, 6 p.m.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco tight end Delanie Walker has returned to practice for the first time since breaking his left jaw in two places late in the regular season and hopes to be healthy enough to play in the NFC championship game. Walker had the wires removed on Monday and took part in practice on a limited basis with no contact on Wednesday. He was out there again during the open media portion on Thursday. “I didn’t do too much, so I won’t say I was rusty,” Walker said before Thursday’s practice. “I feel like I was good. Everybody said I looked faster and that I looked like I was over-hyper. Because you get back on the field, you try to do everything full speed.” Coach Jim Harbaugh said Thursday that Walker’s status is up to team doctors and Walker said he will push to get on the field on Sunday against the New York Giants. “If they leave it up to me, of course I’m going to play,” Walker said. “I want to help my team out, and this is a big game, and I feel like if I’m out there maybe I can
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49ers’ Walker Robinson to Pro Bowl Seahawks may play Sunday THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
help out with the offense.” Walker broke his jaw in two places when he took a knee to the face from Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill in the first quarter Dec. 24. Walker is a key part of San Francisco’s offense as the 49ers used at least two tight ends on the field more than any other team in the regular season. The 49ers ran 43 percent of their plays this season with two or more tight ends, compared to a league average of 26 percent, according to STATS LLC. Walker was tied for fourth on the team in the regular season with 19 catches for 198 yards and three touchdowns. Justin Peelle, the third string tight end, had just one catch in the regular season. “Delanie is a very key cog in what we do,” offensive coordinator Greg Roman said. “He’s talented physically. He’s talented with what he can handle in terms of game planning. The load we put on him is very unique to what most players get in the NFL, or anywhere for that matter. “He brings speed, playmaking ability, the ability to block in a variety of ways — in space, in the box. He’s just a dynamic tight end.”
RENTON — Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson is headed to Hawaii after being added to the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl. Robinson was added on Thursday after Green Bay fullback John Kuhn pulled out due to injury. Robinson was the first alternate and this will be his first Pro Bowl appearance. Robinson helped running back Marshawn Lynch become Seattle’s first 1,000-yard back since
2005. Lynch scored a touchdown in 11 straight games and Seattle was one of the top running teams in the NFL the second half of the season. Robinson also had a touchdown receiving and he returned a blocked punt for a touchdown this season. Robinson joins safety Earl Thomas as Seattle’s representatives at the Pro Bowl.
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama has hired Doug Nussmeier as offensive coordinator and brought Lance Thompson back to coach outside linebackers. Nussmeier directed the Washington Huskies offense the past three seasons. He replaces Jim McElwain, who left to become head coach at Colorado State after helping the Crimson Tide win its second national championship in three years. Thompson also coached outside linebackers for Alabama in 2007 and 2008 before spending three seasons at Tennessee. He replaces
Sal Sunseri, now Tennessee’s defensive coordinator. Nussmeier worked with quarterback Jake Locker, the No. 8 overall draft pick by the Tennessee Titans last year. Washington’s offense scored 57 touchdowns and 431 points last season, the second-highest totals in school history behind only the 1991 national championship team. Sophomore Keith Price broke school records for passing touchdowns (33), completion percentage (66.9) and passing efficiency rating (161.9). Alabama coach Nick Saban said Nussmeier will be “a great fit.”
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
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Roddick down and out Down Under American withdraws vs. Hewitt at Aussie Open BY JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MELBOURNE, Australia — Andy Roddick lunged for a shot by Lleyton Hewitt and felt a sharp pain in his right leg. He stayed down on his hands and one knee for a few seconds, wondering if his Australian Open was finished. He played the next two points, falling behind 3-0 in the second set, before taking a medical timeout to treat his hamstring. Still, Roddick played on. Clearly restricted, he didn’t bother to chase down some shots and walked slowly between points with his head down. Finally, after 16 more games, Roddick called it quits. He retired with Hewitt leading the secondround match 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. “It’s a miserable, terrible thing being out there compromised like that,” Roddick said. The 29-year-old American knew he wouldn’t be able to fool an opponent he was playing for the 14th time, one of the few players on the tour older than he is, somebody who was ranked No. 1 before he was and someone with one more Grand Slam title. “He’s a tough guy to play,” said Roddick, now 7-7
against Hewitt for his career. “You can try to ham-andegg-it against a lot of guys. But he’s really intelligent. He knew what was going on.” Roddick’s limitations were obvious in the second and third sets. He threw his racket into the wall and argued with the chair umpire over a line call. He bristled when a woman shouted, “Come on Lleyton,” just as Roddick was about to serve. “It’s frustrating. It’s discouraging,” he said, referring to the hamstring tendon injury. “You know, your sensible mind says to have a sense of perspective. You still have it pretty good. The competitor in you fee∫ls terrible and wants to break stuff.” Roddick had his chances. He converted the only break-point chance in the first set and even had opportunities after he injured his leg. But when he knew he needed to win two more sets to advance, he called the trainer, then walked over to shake Hewitt’s hand. “I was hitting the ball as well as I could from a compromised position and still felt like I was just hanging on,” he said. “I don’t know that it would have been smart to
If I’m looking at timelines, I think there’s three weeks or so before I have to play again. I like those timelines a lot more than two days.” Hewitt, who turns 31 next month, goes to the third round against Milos Raonic, the big-serving, 21-year-old Canadian. If Hewitt eliminates an opponent who has dropped only two service games this year, he could face defending champion Novak Djokovic in the fourth round. Djokovic, who won three of the four major titles last year, kept getting better in his 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 win over Santiago Giraldo. Fourth-seeded Andy Murray, who lost to Djokovic in last year’s Australian final, ousted Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. No. 5 David Ferrer beat American Ryan Sweeting 6-7 (4), 6-2, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, and No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga downed Ricardo Mello of Brazil 7-5, 6-4, 6-4. No. 2 Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Roger Federer, with 26 Grand Slam titles between them, play in backto-back matches on Rod Laver Arena on Friday, with defending women’s champion Kim Clijsters to play Daniela Hantuchova in a THE ASSOCIATED PRESS night match on Hisense Arena. Andy Roddick, left, shakes hands with Five-time Australian Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt after he retires Open champion winner injured at Australian Open on Thursday. Serena Williams notched her 500th career singles do that for two more sets. rabbit out of the hat, I don’t victory Thursday when she And if somehow you pull a think you play in two days. beat Barbora Zahlavova
Strycova 6-0, 6-4 in the second round. “Five hundred is a lot of matches to play, let alone to win,” she said, adding that the left ankle she badly sprained two weeks ago wasn’t an issue. “It’s totally fine. It was my good ankle, so I’m good.” Williams won the Australian Open in 2009 and 2010, but didn’t defend her title in 2011 because she was injured. No. 2 Petra Kvitova moved into the third round with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 win over Carla Suarez Navarro. Maria Sharapova, one of the three former champions in the women’s draw, routed U.S. qualifier Jamie Hampton 6-0, 6-1. No. 7 Vera Zvonareva, a two-time semifinalist at Melbourne Park, No. 9 Marion Bartoli and No. 21 Ana Ivanovic all advanced. For Roddick, this was his earliest Australian Open exit since he first entered in 2002. By not defending points he won at the start of last season, he’ll fall in the rankings. He already dropped to No. 14 last year, losing his spot as the top American, after an injury-interrupted season. For a player who hasn’t been able to add another Grand Slam singles title since his only major victory at the 2003 U.S. Open, Roddick acknowledges the physical and mentally toll. He had treatment every day in the offseason to get prepared for 2012.
Brothers: Harbaughs aim for Super meeting CONTINUED FROM B1 Jim Harbaugh had a roster full of playoff first-timers going into last Saturday’s win. His message: “Don’t overcook it.” Translation: Stick with what got you here. John Harbaugh has a postseason-tested roster of men who have been in the big games before. Ray Lewis is still around from the 2001 Super Bowl champion team. Both possess a laser-like football focus and find unique ways to motivate. “When he gets fired up, it’s fire and brimstone,”
Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson said of John. “But for the most part, he reads a lot. He draws a lot from the military. We get a lot of poetry. He uses a lot of different analogies and stuff. “I would say he’s all over the place. He’s a rah-rah guy when he needs to be, and he’s also very subtle. Maybe a Shakespeare speech, something like that. He draws inspiration from everywhere.” Jim has his players buying into a blue-collar mentality, and there are actual blue-collar shirts to fit the theme.
Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula wears his regularly around team headquarters. “It’s really been fun to see the sayings that have really grabbed on from the bluecollar aspect,” Akers said. “A lot of this country is built on the blue-collar idea.” Jim Harbaugh always has a story to share. From the one about his uncles who untucked their shirts after a long day’s work — he now does the same after each victory — to his own missed opportunity at a Super Bowl, one he figured surely would come again. In the AFC champion-
ship game after the 1995 season, the Colts had the ball on the Steelers 29 on third-and-1, but Harbaugh’s Hail Mary throw to the end zone went through Aaron Bailey’s hands as time expired. Pittsburgh won, 20-16. “He just tells us to give it all we have, give it all we’ve got, go out there and just fight, just fight as a team,” running back Frank Gore said. “Think about all the bad times we had here and now we have this opportunity and go take advantage of it.
That’s what we’re trying to do.” If Jim Harbaugh wins Sunday, he’ll be headed back to a city where he is still loved despite not coming through that day. His sister, Joani Crean — whose husband coaches at Indiana — still regularly gets stopped by strangers when she travels to Indianapolis with their stories about her brother, Jim. Both Harbaughs recall their youths to give examples of what they learned from their coaching father, Jack. During training camp,
John Harbaugh talked about sharing one of those tales with his team. “The guys laughed. They’ve heard it before, but when you say, ‘This is something my dad used to tell me,’ boom, it disarms them a little bit. They appreciate it,” he said. John also took part in an NFL-USO coaches tour of the Persian Gulf in 2009 and occasionally calls on military personnel to address the team after practice. In turn, in 2010 he spoke to the Army’s 1st Cavalry and attended its team-building symposium.
Schubert: Hunter Education classes are set CONTINUED FROM B1 The pond is stocked with 1,500 trout, some of which weigh as much as five pounds. For more information on the events, contact Herb Prins at 360-582-0836.
Ridge return Sometimes Jack Frost doesn’t know when to say when. Take this week for example. We’re begging for snow, then the sardonic little snot decides to dump on us Snowpocalypse style. Now, it’s not having enough snow that’s the problem. It’s having too much below Hurricane Ridge. Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club President Lori Lynn Gray said this weekend’s planned ski and snowboard school opener will be postponed another week due to inclement weather. With some of the ski school’s students possibly stuck in their own neighborhoods, it didn’t make much sense to begin things Saturday and Sunday. “People are having trouble getting out of their driveways,” Gray said Thursday afternoon. “I just think it would be safest to postpone it for a weekend. It will be fine, we’ll just start the weekend after this. The Ridge will be open, just no ski school.” The Ridge actually opened to organized ski activities for the first time this past holiday Monday.
Enough snow fell over the weekend for mountain manager Craig Hofer to get things into place on the intermediate and bunny slopes. Obviously, some extra powder has been thrown into the mix. Hofer said he plans on getting things up and running again Saturday. As for the Poma lift, it’s probably going to take another two or three feet of snow before Hofer can get that going. See Page B1 of today’s PDN for more information on winter sports activities at the Ridge.
FISH COUNTS Winter Steelhead Bogachiel/Quillayute River Jan. 9-12 — 58 anglers: 3 hatchery steelhead released (18 kept), 3 wild steelhead released, 1 unknown origin steelhead released; Calawah River Jan. 9-12 — 4 anglers: 2 wild steelhead released; Sol Duc River Jan, 9-12 — 32 anglers: 1 hatchery steelhead released (14 kept), 32 wild steelhead released; Lower Hoh River (Oxbow to Barlow’s) Jan. 9-12 — 18 anglers: 1 wild steelhead released; Upper Hoh River (Oxbow to ONP boundary) Jan. 9-12 — 8 anglers: No fish reported; Reports are provided by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports are taken randomly and do not reflect all fish caught.
Judy and Ken Davidson hold up their catch of steelhead from their first float trip down the Prospective hunters have Bogachiel River on Jan. 9 with Shane Mitts of It’s Fish On Guide Service (360-797-4134). The plenty of opportunities to enroll in mandatory Hunter fish weighed between 7 and 11 pounds.
Education courses this fall and spring. The class is required for any new hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1972. Here are some of the classes offered on the Peninsula: ■ A total of five separate Hunter Education courses will be taught at Port Angeles Veteran’s Center, 216 S. Francis St., this year. The five-session courses begin on Feb. 7, March 6, May 1, June 5 and Aug. 8. Each in-class session starts at 5:30 p.m. A separate field class scheduled at the end of the course. For more information, email pahuntered@gmail. com. ■ Jefferson County Sportsmen’s Association will host a Hunter Education class the week of Feb. 27 through March 3.
Each session will meet from 6-9 p.m. during the weekdays at the Association’s club at 112 Gun Club Road in Port Townsend. The Saturday class begins at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Riley Brazil 360774-0429, Rick Olson at 360-765-3947 or Mark Castillo at 360-732-4402. To enroll, visit http:// tinyurl.com/23p4b5o.
Also . . . ■ Clammers armed with studded tires and a sense of adventure can make the journey down to four ocean beaches for razor clam digs today and Saturday. Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks all open to afternoon digging both days.
A group will meet at Chimacum Creek in Irondale, then head out into the field to view the various birds of the area. To register for the trip, Luckily, the shortest trip contact Vanderhuel at of the four — Mocrocks — firstname.lastname@example.org. also happens to be the most ■ Ken Wiersema will productive beach this season. lead a class titled “Corvids The National Park Serin Winter” focusing on the vice last week announced lives of crows, ravens and plans to open Kalaloch jays at Dungeness River Beach for a razor clam dig Audubon Center on SaturApril 7-9. day, Jan. 28. ■ Brian’s Sports Goods The class will run from and More will host a free 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the river steelhead fishing clinic River Center, located at 2151 Hendrickson Road in on successive Tuesday Sequim. Cost is $10 per nights, beginning Jan. 24. Each session will go from person. To register for the class, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sequim shop located at 542 contact the River Center at 360-681-4076. W. Washington St. ■ Crabbers have until To register for the class, Feb. 1 to report their wincontact Brian’s Sporting Goods at 360-683-1950. ter harvest to the state ■ Admiralty Audubon’s Department of Fish and Paula Vanderhuel will lead a Wildlife. birding trip through ChimaTo submit catch reports, cum Creek Park and Estucrabbers can send catch ary this Saturday at 9 a.m. record cards to Fish and
Wildlife by mail or file on a special webpage. The mailing address is WDFW CRC Unit, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501-1091. The online reporting system is at http://tinyurl.com/ yhjxf79.
Send photos, stories Want your event listed in the outdoors column? Have a fishing or hunting report, an anecdote about an outdoors experience or a tip on gear or technique, why not share? Send it to me, Matt Schubert, Sports Department, Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362; phone, 360-417-3526; fax, 360-4173521; email matt.schubert @peninsuladailynews.com.
__________ Matt Schubert is the outdoors columnist for the Peninsula Daily News. His column regularly appears Thursdays and Fridays.
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DEAR ABBY: I caught my 16-year-old daughter, “Krista,” smoking marijuana. I punished her for it but never told my wife because I was afraid she’d force me to make a decision that I don’t want to make. I have been married to my second wife for three years. For much of that time, Krista has been a nightmare. She doesn’t listen to anyone. We have tried every type of punishment we can think of, and nothing has worked. Recently, my wife brought up the idea of sending Krista to a boarding school for troubled teens. At first, the suggestion made me angry, but after the marijuana incident, I am more receptive to it. I am wracked with guilt. Sending my daughter away makes me feel like a failure as a father. But there may be no other choice. How does a parent know when enough is enough? Fed-Up Father in Minnesota
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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll thrive on change and excitement, but beware of the pitfalls that accompany such activities. Too much of anything will be a problem. Stick to what you know you can do and the budget you’ve allowed, and you will be fine. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions coupled with bravado will end in disaster. Don’t jump to conclusions or take sides. Meddling or getting involved in matters that can lead to a precarious situation must be avoided. Concentrate on your home and make it the best it can be. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Open your mind and your heart and you will experience possibilities that can help you obtain a better lifestyle. Your beliefs and attitude can take a positive turn that will help you mentally, physically and emotionally. Strive to be your best. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You can accomplish whatever you set out to do. Your energy is high and your ability to surpass expectations is on target. A chance to show off and enhance your reputation will add to your satisfaction and confidence. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Travel and share your experiences with people who have similar interests. ou can make positive changes to your personal life and your home base if you are open to suggestions from those the alterations will affect most. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Listen carefully to grievances or complaints from roommates or loved ones. If you don’t make an effort to fix whatever isn’t working, you will be criticized. Whatever you do, take care of your responsibilities first and foremost. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Good fortune will be yours if you use your imagination and innovative ideas to help others. What you offer will be wellreceived, and the favors you get in return will help you move in a positive and progressive direction. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Let your imagination lead the way. A chance to develop a skill or embrace a challenge you’ve always wanted to conquer must be taken. Fear of failure is no reason to shy away from trying something new. Love is on the rise. 3 stars by Hank Ketcham
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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Emotions will mount, causing you to take unnecessary risks. Be careful, especially while traveling or discussing important matters with anyone in an authoritative position. Best to side with caution than to end up in trouble. Use your energy wisely. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put your energy into physical self-improvement. It’s time to start anew and build up your confidence by reaching for your prime target. Don’t let love or an emotional relationship hold you back. Focus on what’s best for you. 3 stars
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Dennis the Menace
Dear Terrified: Continue encouraging your friend to leave. A man who abuses, terrorizes and threatens to shoot his wife — in front of the children, yet — would have no hesitation about hurting all of them. By now, she should have realized that her abuser will never be the man she imagined him to be. The time to leave is while things are calm — before his next outburst. In order for him to control her, he needs to keep her dependent. If he senses that she’s nearing a point where she can support herself and the children without him, he could Dear Father: Do not send your daughter away to a boarding school for explode. Make sure she knows how to con“troubled teens” without first having a psychologist identify what is troubling tact the National Domestic Violence Hotline. The toll-free number is 800her. If you do what your wife is suggest- 799-7233. The experts there can help her ing, your daughter could return home with more problems than she left with. formulate as safe an escape plan as possible. Sending her away should be a last resort. Some family counseling should Dear Abby: I am currently in a be tried first. relationship that has become a roller Dear Abby: A friend has been con- coaster ride for the past few months. My significant other is always fiding in me, telling me her husband accusing me of cheating. He also starts abuses her. arguments for no reason. She says it has gone on the entire Sometimes I wonder if he is having 12 years they have been together. an affair and trying to throw the He does it in front of the kids, sometimes even while she’s nursing or blame on me for his guilt issues. What do you think? holding their youngest. Argued Out in Indiana He also threatens to shoot her. She left him once but went back Dear Argued Out: That’s very after he promised to change and tempossible. Another reason might be that porarily became the charming man he’s no longer interested in you and she wishes him to be. wants to break up. She knows she needs to leave Rather than tolerate his emotional again, and I have told her I’ll help her abuse, take the bull by the horns and in any way I can to make it happen. ask him. She’s trying to hold out until she finishes her degree and can financially __________ support the kids on her own. I’m Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, afraid she won’t make it that long. also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was I feel so helpless. I worry that by founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letstanding by and not taking some kind ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box of action, I’ll be partly responsible for 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by anything that may happen to the kids. logging onto www.dearabby.com.
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Peninsula Five-Day Forecast TODAY
Breezy with periods of rain.
Rain and snow becoming all rain.
Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers.
Morning snow; mostly cloudy and windy.
Cloudy, chance of a little rain.
Cloudy with a chance of rain.
The Peninsula Yet another large, strong storm will move into the West Coast today and tonight. The track of this storm will be farther north and will bring milder air into the region. It will be cloudy across the Olympic Peninsula today and tonight with periods of rain with snow in the mountains. Snow levels will rise from around 3,000 feet in the morning to near 5,000 feet by late today. As the storm system moves farther inland Saturday, the Olympic Peninsula will remain mostly cloudy with a few showers. Another storm system will move into the region Sunday.
Victoria 40/39 Neah Bay 45/42
Port Townsend 43/41
Port Angeles 45/37
Port Ludlow 43/39
Yakima Kennewick 33/29 39/37
Temperatures are todayâ€™s highs and tonightâ€™s lows.
Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ÂŠ 2012
Marine Forecast Periods of rain today. Wind from the southeast at 8-16 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility less than 3 miles at times. Rain tonight. Wind from the south-southeast at 7-14 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Occasional rain and drizzle tomorrow morning; otherwise, mostly cloudy. Wind from the southwest at 6-12 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 4 miles at times. TABLE Location High Tide LaPush
9:20 a.m. 10:56 p.m. Port Angeles 1:45 a.m. 10:35 a.m. Port Townsend 3:30 a.m. 12:20 p.m. Sequim Bay* 2:51 a.m. 11:41 a.m.
TODAY Ht 9.0â€™ 7.1â€™ 7.1â€™ 7.3â€™ 8.5â€™ 8.8â€™ 8.0â€™ 8.3â€™
Low Tide 3:14 a.m. 4:13 p.m. 5:53 a.m. 6:32 p.m. 7:07 a.m. 7:46 p.m. 7:00 a.m. 7:39 p.m.
National Forecast Friday, January 20, 2012
Sun & Moon
Moon Phases New
Seattle 41/41 Billings 19/19
3.0â€™ -0.5â€™ 5.5â€™ -1.2â€™ 7.1â€™ -1.6â€™ 6.7â€™ -1.5â€™
10:19 a.m. 11:49 p.m. 2:25 a.m. 11:36 a.m. 4:10 a.m. 1:21 p.m. 3:31 a.m. 12:42 p.m.
9.0â€™ 7.6â€™ 7.5â€™ 7.2â€™ 9.0â€™ 8.7â€™ 8.5â€™ 8.2â€™
Low Tide 4:14 a.m. 5:05 p.m. 6:59 a.m. 7:18 p.m. 8:13 a.m. 8:32 p.m. 8:06 a.m. 8:25 p.m.
*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.
High Tide Ht
2.7â€™ -0.8â€™ 5.3â€™ -1.3â€™ 6.9â€™ -1.7â€™ 6.5â€™ -1.6â€™
11:13 a.m. ----3:01 a.m. 12:34 p.m. 4:46 a.m. 2:19 p.m. 4:07 a.m. 1:40 p.m.
9.1â€™ --7.7â€™ 7.0â€™ 9.3â€™ 8.4â€™ 8.7â€™ 7.9â€™
Low Tide Ht 5:10 a.m. 5:51 p.m. 7:55 a.m. 8:02 p.m. 9:09 a.m. 9:16 p.m. 9:02 a.m. 9:09 p.m.
2.4â€™ -1.0â€™ 5.0â€™ -1.2â€™ 6.5â€™ -1.6â€™ 6.1â€™ -1.5â€™
San Francisco 58/50 Denver 58/26
Kansas City 38/7
World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 55 46 s Baghdad 49 28 s Beijing 29 14 c Brussels 42 38 sh Cairo 59 42 s Calgary 0 -3 c Edmonton -2 -10 c Hong Kong 67 62 c Jerusalem 45 35 pc Johannesburg 80 54 t Kabul 34 4 s London 48 43 sh Mexico City 77 45 s Montreal 12 -4 pc Moscow 18 12 c New Delhi 65 37 s Paris 47 43 sh Rio de Janeiro 86 74 pc Rome 55 41 sh Stockholm 32 23 c Sydney 79 69 pc Tokyo 43 41 r Toronto 24 21 pc Vancouver 43 36 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.
Detroit 24/12 New York 34/27
Los Angeles 66/54 Atlanta 60/54
El Paso 69/42
Sunset today ................... 4:54 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 7:55 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 5:44 a.m. Moonset today ................. 2:27 p.m.
Shown is todayâ€™s weather.
Yesterday Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 29 26 0.02 1.44 Forks* 31 23 0.23 8.05 Seattle 29 27 0.55 3.63 Sequim 29 26 0.33 0.99 Hoquiam 33 31 0.37 4.00 Victoria 28 25 0.01 1.78 P. Townsend 28 26 0.19 0.92 *Data from Wednesday
Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice -10s -0s
Bellingham 49/39 Aberdeen 48/44
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Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.
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National Cities Today City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur dâ€™Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau
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Low: -26 at Orr, MN
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CCU RN Great oppor tunity to work 4 shifts/32 hrs wk, night shift. Prior ICU/CCU experience, ACLS required. Apply: nbuckner@ olympicmedical.org or www.olympicmedical.org Nancy Buckner, CEBS, SPHR Human Resources Olympic Medical Center Port Angeles, WA 98362 (360)417-7231-office (360)417.7307-fax
Correctional Officer At Clallam Bay and Olympic Corrections Centers. Non-Permanent On-Call. Pay starts at $16.11 hourly, plus benefits. Closes 1/23/12. Also at Clallam Bay Administrative Assistant 2 and Office Assistant 3 positions. Permanent, plus benefits, for more details go to www.careers.wa.gov. Closes 1/29/12. There is a 3% temporary salary reduction in effect through 06/29/13 for most state positions. Apply on-line at www.careers.wa.gov. For further information, please call Roxann at (360) 963-3207. EOE.
ALMOST OFF THE GRID This home is so private on 6+ acres you won’t see anyone ever. Surrounded by public lands, property is heavily treed with a pond and room to build a large pole building. Upstairs loft is a full master suite with covered deck and exterior stairs. $280,000. ML260877 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
MOVE IN SPECIAL Newly remodeled apt, 4012 Newell Rd, P.A. 2 Br., 1.5 ba. $675 on bus G R A S S H AY: $ 4 . 5 0 route, dr ug free complex. (360)417-3397. bale. 452-8713 or 808-1842 PUPPIES: 5 adorable MISC: Kenmore side-by- small purebread male side refrigerator, white, Yo r k s h i r e Te r r i e r s . water/ice in door, like Ready mid-Feb. Picture new, $500. Wine cooler Online. $950. and refrigerator, brand 360-477-7860 new, $150. WHEELS/TIRES: Set of (360)683-9246 four 215/70 R15, studMOBILITY SCOOTER ded tires (minimal wear), Rascal 600 Model, red, moutned on 15x6.5 5 almost new, 2 baskets. hole steel wheels to fit $995. 452-5303. ‘98-’03 Toyota Sienna or P.A.: 1 Br., sm. comput- other applications, must er room. $600, 1st, last see. $400/obo. (360)797-1282 damage. (360)417-6638
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311 For Sale 505 Rental Houses Manufactured Homes Clallam County FOR SALE: 14x70 mobile in 55+ park. Wood flooring throughout home, new appliances, shop, garden shed, new bathroom. Must see! Asking $12,000 - will carry contract, low down. $10,000 cash. 360-301-5652 or 360-452-4165 P.A.: Mobile home for sale in senior park, ready for move in, new carpet, roof and water pipes, illness forces sale below value. $6,500. (253)226-3470 SEQUIM: Beautiful ‘82 14x66 Skyline, in A-1 cond., 55 park, corner lot. $17,500/obo. 683-3639 or 808-0298
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ALMOST new 3 Br., 3 bath numerous upgrades close to Discovery Trail, Carrie Blake Par k, the mar ina and more. Call Marie. 253-394-3903 JACE REAL ESTATE Between Sequim/P.A. 3 Br., 2 ba, water view, a l m o s t a n a c r e, g a r age/shop. $900 mo. Leland at Schwab Realty at (360)683-4015 Downtown Sequim 2 Br., 2 ba, single gar., duplex, new car pet/ paint, close to sch-ools, fenced, clean. $900. 582-9848. JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt.
SEQ: Nice lg, 2 Br., plus office and sunroom, 2 ba, dbl garage. By park. $1,000. Free Feb. rent. 707-478-5664 SEQ/P.A.: 3 Br., mtn. view. $895 mo. tourfactory.com/517739
605 Apartments Clallam County CENTRAL: 1 Br. $450, $ 3 0 0 d e p. N o s m o k ing/pets, prescreen. 452-9332 or 460-6847 CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. Excellent references required. $700. 452-3540 Condo at Dungeness Golf. 2 BR, 2 BA, no s m o ke / p e t s. A l l a p p l . Must see $650. 1st, last, dep. 775-6739
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6100 Misc. Merchandise
GUNS: Olympic Ar ms .223 caliber model P. C. R . 0 0 A R 1 5 , 3 0 round clip, ammo, flash suppressor, soft case, only 2 rounds fired, $850. Ruger Security Six revolver 2 3/4 barrel, .357 mag, $450. Ruger 94DC 40 cal semi-auto, 3 clips, $500. Llama Super Comanche .44 mag revolver 6 inch barrel, $450. Night Vision monocular, Famous Trails (Russian made) FT950 ‘Night force’ 5x magnification, infra red illuminator, $80. Call 808-6399.
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6055 Firewood, Fuel & Stoves FIREWOOD: $179 delivered Sequim-P.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $499. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com
MOVE IN SPECIAL Newly remodeled apt, 4012 Newell Rd, P.A. 2 Br., 1.5 ba. $675 on bus FIREWOOD: $180 cord. route, dr ug free com460-5765 plex. (360)417-3397. P.A.: 1 Br., sm. computer room. $600, 1st, last damage. (360)417-6638
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P.A.: Great 1 Br., lots storage, no pets. $575 mo. 452-4671. P.A.: Lg. 1 Br. $500 mo. Cats ok. Move-in cost negotiable for qualified applicants. 452-4409. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com
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MOBILITY SCOOTER Rascal 600 Model, red, almost new, 2 baskets. $995. 452-5303. SEWING MACHINE Montgomery Ward convertible bed sewing machine. Model UHT J 1414 in wood cabinet. Both excellent condition. Includes all par ts and manual. Recently serviced. Used very little. $90. Susan 460-0575. SEWING MACHINE Pfaff model Special 1 5 3 0 , u s e d t o s ew 1 quilt. $350. 360-385-2475 SEWING MACHINE Singer Featherweight. Good condition. Recently serviced. $400. 681-3225
REDECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Victorian wall sconce lamps, $25 ea. Recliner chair, $50. Camel b a c k s o f a , brown/plumb tapestry, $150. Small vintage tole painted table, $25. S ew i n g m a c h i n e i n wood cabinet, $140. Tw o v i n t a g e u p h o l stered 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 ar ms, burgundy and cream t a p e s t r y fa b r i c, 6 6 ” long x 45” wide, excellent condition, paid $1,500 from upscale store. Selling for $500. 460-0575
TRAILER: Offroad, articulating hitch, 17” tires, polished wheels w/spare, rear receiver, fuel can rack w/2-5 gal. cans, jack, shovel, axe. $3,000. 360-477-9339. VENDING MACHINES $500 each. 360-797-1416 WHISTLER CONDO 2 Br., 2 ba. on Blackcomb lift line for 1 week, 2/10/12-2/17/12. $750. 683-1967
6105 Musical Instruments GUITARS: Gibson J-185 12 string w/Gibson hard case, custom electronics, pristine condition. $ 2 , 0 0 0 / o b o . Ta y l o r NS72CE w/Taylor hard case, $1,900 firm. 360-477-7334
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6100 Misc. Merchandise
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MISC: Kenmore side-byside refrigerator, white, water/ice in door, like new, $500. Wine cooler and refrigerator, brand new, $150. (360)683-9246 P.A.: 913 W 15 ST, 4 Br., 2 ba, 2,280 sq ft, $1,100. 6040 Electronics email@example.com or 360-417-9451 P.A.: Clean 3 Br. 2 ba., ASUS NOTEBOOK 17”, AMD dual core 1.8ghz, 3 2 car gar., water view. gigs ram, Ati radeon HD $1,050. 452-1016. 2600. $300. 477-4219. P. A . E a s t 3 / 2 , c l e a n , 1,650+ sf, garage, storPLACE YOUR a g e, wa t e r v i ew, AD ONLINE $1050/mo., 1st/last/ dep. With our new 360-808-3721. Classified Wizard PA L O A LTO, S E Q : 1 Br. cabin, wdstve, W/D you can see your $550. 683-4307. ad before it prints! Properties by www.peninsula Landmark. portangelesdailynews.com landmark.com
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LOVE SEAT: Stressless CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br., 1 brand, less than 1 yr. ba, no pet/smoke. $800, old, double ottoman with WSG incl. 360-683-2655 t a bl e, n ew c o n d i t i o n . CENTRAL P.A.: 3 Br., 1 $3500. 360-457-6887 ba, W/D, no smoking. MISC: Classic for mal $650 mo., $650 deposit. dining room set, table 457-5352. with 3 leaves and pads, P.A.: 2 Br., 1.5 ba. No 6 chairs, 2 arms, $650. s m o k i n g / p e t s . $ 7 0 0 , Custom formal sofa, new condition, neutral color, $700 dep. 457-5206. paid $3,500, will sell for SEQUIM: 2 Br. duplex, $550/obo. 206-999-7139 360-417-2810 d e n , 2 b a , W / D, n o More Properties at smoke, pets neg., 1 yr. MISC: Plaid double rewww.jarentals.com cliner $150. Leather sofa $875. 452-4701. and love seat, blue P. A . : 2 B r. , ya r d . N o $600. Both ver y nice. smoke/pets. $750 mo., 683 Rooms to Rent 379-1099 plus dep. 457-4023. Roomshares P.A.: 3 Br., 1.75 bath, MISC: Vintage Victorian new inside. $925 mo. WANTED: Mother-in-law vanity, $125. Or iental 452-1395 apt. for older adult with cabinet, $200. Both in disabilities. Sequim area excellent condition. 360-808-0471 pref. 683-5460.
C A R L S B O R G : H w y. 101 frontage, 5 offices P.A.: 3 Br., 2 bath, 2-car plus land. $850 mo. Leattached garage, fenced land at Schwab Realty at (360)683-4015 yard, pets okay. 1100 plus deposit. No smok- FOR LEASE: 1,800 sf, ing. 360-808-2987. open space, 18’ ceilings, P.A..: 3 Br., 2 bath, Sec- at 508 W. 8th., P.A. tion 8 ok. $950 mo. 360-452-9296 days. (360)460-9202 PROPERTIES BY P.A.: 4 Br., 2 BA, fenced LANDMARK yard, pets ok. $925, 1st, 452-1326 last, dep. 452-7530. P.A.: 4 Br., 2 ba, with water view. $1,200, 1st, 6010 Appliances last, + $1,000 dep. 452-1153 D RY E R : W h i r l p o o l , 6 mo. old. $175. 504-1165
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H OT T U B : 4 p e r s o n . Works, good cond. $350. 360-477-7130.
TEMPERED WINDOW 1 2 n e w, fo r g r e e n house or sunroom. Cost $250 each, sell $40 each. 360-643-0356
HOUSES/APT IN P.A. A 1 br 1 ba ...............$400 H 1 br 1 ba ...............$500 A 2 br 1 ba ...............$675 H 3 br 2 ba ...............$990 H 3 br 2 ba .............$1050 H 2 br 1.5 ba ..........$1100 A Penthouse ..........$1200 LAKE HOUSES H 1/1 furnished ........$550 H 2/2 furnished ........$895 H 2/2 furnished ......$1350
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C6 Friday, January 20, 2012 6115 Sporting Goods
9292 Automobiles 9434 Pickup Trucks 7035 General Pets 9817 Motorcycles Others Others
9556 SUVs Others
KIA: ‘03 Spectra GSX. Hatchback, auto, 131K, new trans in 6/11, runs gr e a t , m a i n t . r e c o r d s avail. $3,500/obo. 417-9040 MITSUBISHI: ‘08 Convertible Spyder Eclipse. Must sell, sacrifice, HARLEY DAVIDSON beautiful dream car, low ‘01 Road King FLHRI mi. First reasonalbe offer 4,950 miles! Fuel-In- takes it. $14,000, worth j e c t i o n , r e m o v a b l e much more. windshield, foot pegs, 360-797-3892 back rest,hard saddle P O N T I AC : ‘ 8 6 F i e r o. bags, foot boards, h e e l - s h i f t , o v a l - t i p 91K miles, well taken pipes,and many other care of. Great Gift! Collector’s item! Good mpg! extras. $10,900. $3,000. 775-9754. 360-808-4176 TOYOTA : ‘ 0 2 Ava l o n H O N DA : ‘ 0 1 X R 5 0 R . XLS. Very good condiLow hr, helmet $800. tion, 133K miles. $6,000. 452-9194. 452-6160. 360-460-1071 HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800. TOYOTA: ‘08 Scion XB. 7K miles. $4,700. Excellent, dark blue, ex504-2599 tras $18,000/ obo. H O N DA : ‘ 0 5 C R 8 5 R . 928-3669 Low hours, never raced. $1,500/trade. 9322 Automobiles 360-460-6148 Toyota HONDA: ‘81 Goldwing. $1,200. 360-963-2659. TOYOTA: ‘08 Scion XB. H O N D A : ‘ 8 3 A s c o t . Excellent, dark blue, ex$1,500. 360-963-2659 tras $18,000/ obo. 928HONDA: ‘94 XLR. 600 3669. cc, hardly used, good 9404 Pickup Trucks cond. $1,600. 452-5412. Chevrolet Q UA D : S u z u k i 2 5 0 Quad Sport, reverse, like CHEV: ‘79 1 ton service new. $2,500 firm. truck, 88K, 4 sp, 350, 7K 452-3213 Onan generator, 3 air YAMAHA: ‘07 TW 200. tanks, 110 outlets, etc. 1,050 mi., saddle bags $2,980. 360-302-5027. and Versahaul carrier. $2,500. 360-477-9339. 9410 Pickup Trucks YAMAHA: ‘08 4x4 Rhino Dodge 7 0 0 c c . G r e e n R h i n o, windshield, roof and DODGE: ‘00 Dakota sound system. Asking q u a d c a b. 9 2 K , ex c . $7900/ obo. For more cond., matching canopy, info call 360-477-6165. Rhinoguard, auto, CD, A/C, cr uise, extra set snow tires/wheels. $7,900/obo. 477-9755
FORD: ‘90 Bronco Eddie Bauer. EFI 5.8, OD, posi., CD, clean, straight, exc! $2,500. 808-0153. GMC: ‘84 Jimmy 4x4. $500. 460-9776. GMC: ‘95 Jimmy SUV. Rebuilt 4.3 Vor tec engine, fully loaded, 181K, good condition. $3,000/obo. 477-4838. JEEP: ‘98 Wrangler Sport. 89K hwy. mi. $7,900. 360-580-1741
Rare Blue Pomeranian 1 year old small male pom, raised with little kids and good with other animals beautiful coat. House trained and very loving boy. $200. Please 6125 Tools call or text 360-460-3392 WANTED: AKC Golden M I S C : C r a f t s m a n 1 4 Ret. gentleman stud for drawer rolling tool chest, Viola, young Lady Gold26”x60”, with small re- en 3.5 yrs. 681-3390. movable organizers, $225. Devilbiss ProAir II compressor, 125 psi, 2 9820 Motorhomes hp, 3 gal., $125. (360)683-9229 MOTORHOME: ‘02 30’ Winnebago Brave. Low 6140 Wanted m i . , a l way s g a ra g e d , & Trades must see/Vortec 8.1. $35,000. 683-4912. BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy MOTORHOME: ‘92 32’ Southwind, Chevy 454 yours. 457-9789 with Banks Power Pack, WANTED: OLD BARN 7KW gen, driver’s side W O O D. O l d b a r n , d o o r, r e p l a c e d r e fe r fence, shed boards for cooling unit, 2 A/C units. u s e i n a r t p r o j e c t s. In exc. cond., garaged. $12,500. 681-0144. 1x8, 1x10 especially, or wider. Negotiable. 9832 Tents & Will haul away. 360-452-7308 Travel Trailers
WANTED: Guns. One or whole collection. New and old, but older the better. Call 452-1016, 683-9899
WANTED: Used station- TRAILER: ‘03 29’ Terry. ary exercise bicycle in Dbl door, front Br., large good cond. 683-6942. slide, great for living or pulling. $9,200. 8180 Garage Sales 457-9038 PA - Central TRAILER: ‘04 24’ Coachman Catalina Lite. ESTATE Sale: 8 of 10. N o s l i d e , ex c . c o n d . Rain or snow, we are in $9,500/obo or trade. the basement. Huge 797-3770 or 460-8514 record collection, paper shredders, VCR movies T R A I L E R : ‘ 0 5 2 7 ’ and players, coffee mak- Okanagan. Excellent, ers, blenders, craft stuff, hardly used. $12,000/ tools, and other stuff obo. 417-0549. men like. Free stuff too. TRAILER: ‘07 30’ DenaSat., 9-2 p.m., 2521 S. li. Dbl. slide, like new. Laurel St. $25,000. 808-5182 or 452-6932 8182 Garage Sales TRAILER: ‘09 16’ CasiPA - West ta. Very nice, Porta-PotM U LT I - FA M I LY M OV- ty, micro. $9,500. 360-683-5871 ING Sale: Sat.-Sun., 9-4 p.m., 50041 Hwy 112, TRAILER: ‘82 19’ Terry. 1/2 mi. past Crescent New 13’ awning, refrigSchool on right. Furni- erator, A/C, everything ture, collectibles, toys, works, must see. $3,300. 683-1032. etc. YAMAHA: ‘09 XTR 250. 80 mpg, new 2 mo. ago 7025 Farm Animals 9802 5th Wheels for $4,900, 700 mi. 1st $3,100 cash. Street/ & Livestock Trail. 670-2562. BEEF: Grass fed, 2.5 yr 5TH WHEEL: ‘02 34’ Big c o w, h a n g i n g w e i g h t Sky Montana. 3 slides, 9742 Tires & W / D, g r e a t s t o r a g e . $1.70 lb. 452-0837. Wheels $20,000. 477-7957. G R A S S H AY: $ 4 . 5 0 TIRES/WHEELS: 215/ 5TH WHEEL: ‘03 37’ toy bale. 452-8713 or 65 R16 wheels fit Honda hauler. $19,900/obo. 808-1842 Odyssey, Chrysler vans, 360-460-9556 HAY: Good quality grass and many others, orig hay. $5.50 bale. 9808 Campers & cost of tires and wheels 360-461-5804 $750, less than 2,000 Canopies mi., mounted snowtires CAMPER: ‘01 11’ Lance. make it easy to switch to 7030 Horses snowtires and back to $3,000/obo summer tires quickly. (251)978-1750 HORSE TRAILER: ‘88 Winter is finally here! Circle J. 2 horse, straight C A M P E R : ‘ 6 8 D o d g e $349. Bill K. at cabover. Good condiload. $2,000. (360)808-3680 tion, sleeps 5. $1,900. 360-808-2295 WHEELS/TIRES: Set of 360-797-1508 four 215/70 R15, stud7035 General Pets 9811 Campground ded tires (minimal wear), on 15x6.5 5 & RV Memberships moutned hole steel wheels to fit ABANDONED CAT ‘98-’03 Toyota Sienna or N e e d s a g o o d h o m e. C A M P E R : ‘ 9 2 8 ’ E l k other applications, must G o l d e n o r a n g e , l o n g horn. Very good cond. see. $400/obo. $2,700. 360-683-0674. haired tabby, very very (360)797-1282 friendly. For more infor- SUZUKI: ‘01 LTF 300 mation, call: 4x4. Very good shape. 9180 Automobiles 360-417-1346 $1,700. 360-683-0674. Classics & Collect. BIEWER Yorkie Puppy. 9050 Marine Gorgeous Male Biewer C O L L E C TO R S : O l d s Yo r k i e P u p py, B l a ck , Miscellaneous Cutlass 442 1986, sharp white, and gold. Current lines, new int. $5,500. o n v a c c i n a t i o n s , BAY L I N E R : ‘ 8 7 3 4 5 0 683-8332 wormed, dew claws re- Tr i-Cabin. $14,999 or moved, 1st vet. visit, trade. 683-1344 or 683- FORD: ‘28 2 dr sedan, restored in 1980. non-shedding, hypoaller- 5099. genic. See pics online at BOAT: 15’ custom alu- $15,000. 360-452-8092. w w w. p e n i n s u l a d a i l y - minum, with motor and FORD: ‘54 F7, 283, restored, 2x4 spd, $3,500. news.com $900. trailer. $3,500. 461-7506 360-452-8092 360-452-9650 D U R A B OAT: ‘ 0 8 1 4 ’ DOG: 9 mo. old male tri- aluminum. 9.9 Johnson, PONTIAC: ‘78 Firebird Formula. California car, colored Ber nises Mtn. trailer. $1,500. no rust. $6,500. Dog, microchip and pa360-580-1741 360-457-6540 pers. $950. DURABOAT: ‘96 14’ 20 (360)683-7001 STUDEBAKER: ‘50 hp Merc low hrs. $3,200. Champion. Starlight DOGS: 4 yr old Mini 452-8092 coupe, complete frame Beagle, fixed female, D U R O B OAT: 1 2 ’ . 1 5 off restoration, 3 speed $250. Pair of 7 yr old and 6 hp Evinrudes, Cal- flat head 6 cylinder enPoms, male & female, kins trailer. $1,500. 683- gine, all original, excelfixed, must go together, 6748. lent condition. $12,000/ $200 both. 457-1448. GLASPLY: 21’ boat and obo. 683-8810. FREE: 10 mo. old fetrailer, BMW B220 Inmale Plott Hound. board, brand new Honda 9236 Automobiles (360)452-6111 15 hp 4 stroke kicker. Ford FREE: Lab/Rottweiler $10,000 or make offer. mix, female, 5 mo. old. 452-4338 FORD: ‘03 Mustang con(360)460-5248 O / B M OTO R : S u z u k i vertible. $8,500/ obo. 360-808-1242 ‘86. 40 hp., long shaft L A B R A D O O D L E S with tiller. $700. Black, 1st generation, 9254 Automobiles 360-460-6510 4 males, born Oct. 1st Jaguar shots, wor med, ver y SEA RAY: Boat, trailer, low hours, cash. $7,995. sweet. $400. J AG UA R : ‘ 9 0 X J S 582-0347 360-259-6347 Coupe. Black, tan int., PUPPIES: 5 adorable only 42K mi., car is 9817 Motorcycles small purebread male like brand new in/out, Yo r k s h i r e Te r r i e r s . mechanically. $11,750 Ready mid-Feb. Picture DIRTBIKE: ‘00 110 off Call John, Euro Auto Online. $950. brand. Lots of extra, af- Works: 683-3876. 360-477-7860 ter market parts. $700/obo. 582-7519. PUPPIES: Bull Dog mix. 9292 Automobiles B r i n d l e a n d w h i t e . 3 HONDA: ‘82 XR200R. Others Runs good, looks fair. males, 3 females. $350. CHEV: ‘80 Chevette. $680. 683-9071. 360-457-7013 $500. 460-7131. CHRYSLER: ‘04 Crossfire, 80K, $12,000. 452-8092. FORD: ‘54 Victoria. New 302/4 speed $15,000/ obo. 360-504-5664. FORD: ‘92 Mustang LX conver tible. 5.0 auto, 71K mi., excellent condition. $3,800. 928-0213. HONDA: ‘00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, intake, 118K miles. $5,500. 452-9693 or 461-6506 HONDA: ‘00 EK Hatch. New swap, B18C type R suspension, yellow HID lights, Apexi exhaust, intake, 118K miles. $5,500. 452-9693 or 461-6506 HONDA: ‘94 Del Sol. 82K orig. mi., black, aut o, ex c e l l e n t c o n d . $4,000. 457-1050. HYUNDAI: ‘09 Sonata Limited. Black beauty, all the options plus tinted windows and navigation s y s t e m , ex t r a s e t o f wheels and tires. $16,600. 477-3191.
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9412 Pickup Trucks Ford FORD: 1989 F250 4WD 460, canopy. 101K mi. $3,000. 808-5182 or 452-6932 FORD: ‘84 F250. Turbo diesel, utility bed, rack. $4,500, won’t last. 417-1587
FORD: ‘00 Ranger X LT. 4 x 4 O f f R o a d 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 gr e e n / t a n , ve r y n i c e. $12,500. Curt at 360-460-8997 FORD: ‘68 1/2 ton. Rebuilt 300 ci, 6 cyl, 4 sp man., clear title with parts truck. $1,500. 360-808-2563 FORD: ‘84 F250. Turbo diesel, utility bed, rack. $4,500, won’t last. 360-417-1587 FORD: ‘85 F150. Cherr y, 61K original miles, turn key and start, runs great. $4,250. 928-2181. FORD: ‘87 F250. 4x4 standard, 6.9 liter diesel. $3,200. 360-457-5649. FORD: ‘95 F-350 Ford Moving Van. 14 ‘ Box Va n ; 4 6 0 g a s V- 8 ; 4 speed auto w/OD; GVW 11,000#; loading ramp, A/C, AM/FM radio, power steering and brakes; new front disk brakes, shocks and alignment; 171,000 mi. located Sequim. $3,900. 360-504-2098 FORD: ‘96 F-350. 4x4 crew cab. White, long bed, 7.3 diesel. $4,800. 460-4986 or 460-4982 FORD: ‘97 F350 XLT. 7.3L turbo diesel, super cab, auto, dual tank, 5th wheel, dually. $8,500. 360-775-5418 GMC: ‘00 3500 utility truck. 6.5 liter diesel, 151K mi., 4 studded tires, good condition. $7,800. 683-3425. MAZDA: ‘84 Pickup. $1,950. (360)452-5126.
9556 SUVs Others CHEV: ‘00 Tahoe 4x4. Low mi., great shape. $7,800/obo. Call before 7 p.m. 360-477-6969.
9434 Pickup Trucks Others CHEV: ‘91 K5 Blazer. 93k, Immaculate. Loaded, ALL original, 350FI, Auto, 4x4, adult owned, non smoker, never off roaded. Build sheet, C H E V: ‘ 9 4 S i l ve r a d o owner’s and shop manuals. Runs and Dr ives 2500. Good cond. Like New. $10,750/obo. $5,500. 683-4830. 360-452-7439 DODGE: ‘07 Durango. White, gray leather int., 9931 Legal Notices 87K, power, exc. cond., Clallam County seats 8. $15,500. 460-6155 NO. 12-4-00003-4 FORD: ‘00 F150 Lariat NOTICE TO Ext. cab. Fiberglass covCREDITORS er, 162K mi., 1 owner, I N T H E S U P E R I O R new tires/battery. COURT OF THE STATE $8,000/obo. OF WASHINGTON IN 360-452-2225 AND FOR THE CHEV: ‘69 pickup. 6 cyl., r u n s g r e a t ! Ve r y d e pendable wood hauler. $ 6 0 0 / o b o. 6 8 3 - 0 1 3 0 , 683-7847.
9934 Jefferson County Legals
PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE Jefferson Healthcare Small Works Roster Jefferson Healthcare is inviting contractors to participate in their SMALL WORKS ROST E R p r o gra m fo r t h e purpose of being invited to bid on construction projects under $300,000.00 PER RCW 70.44.140 (2) provides that the public hospital d i s t r i c t m ay u s e t h e small works roster process established by RCW 30.04.155 The primary project site is 834 Sheridan Street, Por t Townsend, Washington but could include clinics that are located in Jefferson County. Pre-qualification is required: Prospective bidders must obtain prequalification forms from J e f fe r s o n H e a l t h c a r e constr uction management office on-site or calling 360.385.2200 X-1402 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Envelopes containing the properly completed Contractor pre-qualification for ms shall be marked Jefferson Healthcare: Small Works R o s t e r f o r ___________contractor” and sent or delivered to the construction management office at 834 Sher idan Street, Por t Townsend, or if mailed, Addressed to: Jefferson Healthcare, Attention: Jim Skannes, 834 Sheridan Street Port, Townsend, Washington 98368, no later than 10:00AM Februar y 8 , 2012. Jefferson Healthcare reserves the right to reject any of the pre-qualifications, waive any informality in the pre-qualification process, and s e l e c t t h e c o n t ra c t o r deemed best for Jefferson Healthcare. J e f fe r s o n H e a l t h c a r e does not guarantee to any contractor qualified to bid on projects under the Small Works Roster that the contractor’s bid will be accepted or any value of wor k will be awarded to any of those contractors participating in this program. 1. G e n e r a l C o n t r a c t o r Roster 2. Mechanical Contractor Roster 3. Electrical Contractor Roster 4. Hazardous Materials J AG UA R : ‘ 9 0 X J S Contractor Roster Coupe. Black, tan int., 5. Pa i n t i n g C o n t ra c t o r only 42K mi., car is Roster like brand new in/out, 6. Landscaping Contracmechanically. $11,750 tor Roster Call John, Euro Auto 7. F l o o r i n g C o n t ra c t o r Works: 683-3876. Roster Jim Skannes JAGUAR: XJS-V12. Ex360/385-2200 X1402 cellent cond., $9,600. jskannes@ 360-775-5827 jeffersonhealthcare.org www.peninsula Pub: Jan. 19, 20, 22, dailynews.com 2012
COUNTY OF CLALLAM In the Matter of the Estate of: EVA ANN CARNAHAN, Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any persons having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets. Date of first publication: January 13, 2012. Personal Representative: Pam Fosnes MICHELLE R. AHRENS, WSBA #16794 Attor ney for Personal Representative 4 0 5 S o u t h Pe a b o d y Street, Suite A Port Angeles, WA 98362 (360) 565-1215 Pub: Jan. 13, 20, 27, 2012 Makah Environmental Division Request for Proposal (RFP) Environmental Restoration Services The Makah Environmental Division is conducting environmental restoration activities on the Makah Indian Reservation. Professional ser vices, including engineer ing and environmental consulting are needed to sample soil, sediment, s u r fa c e wa t e r, a n d groundwater; plan, coordinate and oversee rem o va l o f a b a n d o n e d buildings, other structures, and associated petroleum-contaminated soils; and to prepare technical reports. These restoration activities are scheduled from Febr uar y 2012 through December 2012. Proposals are due February 10. 2012. To request a copy of the complete RFP, contact Steve Pendleton of the Makah Environmental Division at (360) 645-3289. Pub: Jan. 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 2012
PENINSULA DAILY NEWS 9730 Vans & Minivans 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices Others Clallam County Clallam County
CHEV: ‘95 Lumina mini- NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to R.C.W. Chapter 61.24, et seq. and 62A.9A-604(a)(2) et van. V6, 7 pass. $2,000. seq. Trustee’s Sale No: 01-FMB-112295 I NOTICE 457-1053. IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee, CHRYSLER: ‘05 Town R E G I O N A L T RU S T E E S E RV I C E S C O R P O R A a n d C o u n t r y LT D. 1 TION, will on February 17, 2012, at the hour of o w n e r , g r e a t c o n d . 10:00 AM, at THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE CLALLAM COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 223 EAST 73,200 miles. $10,500. FOURTH STREET, PORT ANGELES, WA, sell at 360-683-1957 public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real and personal property (hereafter referred to collectively as the “Property”), situated in the County of CLALLAM, State of Washington: THAT PORTION OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY FORD: ‘91 E350 delivery LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF cube van. 18’ insulated THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER IN SECTION 8, box, Tommy Lift, roll up TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE 6 WEST, W.M,, r e a r d o o r, s i d e m a n CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON. BEGINNING d o o r, c a b p a s s - t h r u AT THE QUARTER CORNER BETWEEN SECdoor, strong 7.3 diesel, TIONS 8 AND 17 TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE new tranny and diff., low 6 WEST; THENCE NORTH 3 DEGREES 16’ 31” ( h w y o n l y ) m i . F l e e t EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHT O Y O TA : ‘ 7 7 L a n d maint. records, newer EAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARCruiser FJ40 original 2F white paint, snow tires TER A DISTANCE OF 936.42 FEET, MORE OR L E S S, TO T H E C E N T E R L I N E O F VAC AT E D engine, aluminum body, incl. (4), $4,000/obo. WALNUT STREET, AS SHOWN ON THE PLAT OF lift with 34’s, ARB lock360-460-0985 days. REGENTS PARK ADDITION TO PORT ANGELES; ers, snorkel, PTO winch. Many extras!! $9,000/ FORD: ‘92 E250 van. THENCE WEST ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF obo. 617-510-9935 L a d d e r r a ck , i n t e r i o r VAC AT E D WA L N U T S T R E E T 6 6 3 . 0 2 F E E T / THENCE NORTH 3 DEGREES 16’ 31” EAST TO TOYOTA: ‘87 4-Runner racks, good runner. THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF OLYMPIC STATE $1,800. 360-460-9257. 4x4. As is. $1,800. HIGHWAY #101, SAID POINT BEING THE TRUE 477-0577 FORD: ‘92 Econo 150 POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION; TOYOTA: ‘94 4-Runner. van work truck, 185K, THENCE SOUTH 3 DEGREES 16’ 31” WEST TO Sunroof, lifted, big tires, runs god. $2,100. T H E C E N T E R L I N E O F VAC AT E D WA L N U T power windows and STREET IN THE PLAT OF REGENTS PARK AD360-452-9363 seats, leather interior, DITION; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 42’29” good shape. $4,500. FORD: ‘95 E350 Club EAST ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF SAID VA452-9693 W a g o n C h a t e a u . CATED WALNUT STREET A DISTANCE OF 224 135,000 miles, clean, FEET; THENCE NORTH 3 DEGREES 16’31”EAST 9708 Vans & Minivans sharp. $4,100. Call 360- TO T H E S O U T H B O U N DA RY O F O LY M P I C STATE HIGHWAY #101; THENCE SOUTH 83 DE457-8388 before 7 p.m. Dodge GREES 40’11” WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH TOYOTA : ‘ 9 8 S i e n n a . BOUNDARY TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINDODGE: ‘07 Caravan 218K, strong, tow pkg., NING. LYING EASTERLY OF THE FOLLOWING Town & County LX. Low great running/looking. DESCRIBED LINE: BEGINNING AT THE QUARmi., excellent condition. $2,750. (360)301-3223. TER CORNER BETWEEN SECTIONS 8 AND 17, $10,600 firm. 457-8129. TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE 6 WEST, W.M.; H E N C E N O RT H 3 D E G R E E S 1 6 ’ 3 1 ” E A S T 9931 Legal Notices 9931 Legal Notices TALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST Clallam County Clallam County QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO SAID SECTION 8 A DISTANCE OF 93 6.42 FEET, THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAP- M O R E O R L E S S, TO T H E C E N T E R L I N E O F TER 61.24 ET. SEQ. TS No.: WA-09-273208-SH A F O R E M E N T I O N E D V A C AT E D W A L N U T APN No.: 033029-419100 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY STREET; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 42’29” GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washing- WEST ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF VACATED ton, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/27/2012, at WALNUT STREET A DISTANCE OF 973.02 FEET 10:00 AM at The main entrance to the Clallam T O A T- I R O N S TA K E S E T I N C O N C R E T E ; County Courthouse, 223 East 4th St., Port Angeles, THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 42’29’ EAST 449 WA 98362 sell at public auction to the highest and FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cash- THIS LINE DESCRIPTION; THENCE NORTH 9 ier’s check or certified checks from federally or DEGREES 14’49” WEST 175.50 FEET, MORE OR State chartered banks, at the time of sale the fol- L E S S, TO T H E S O U T H E R LY R I G H T O F WAY lowing described real proper ty, situated in the LINE OF OLYMPIC STATE HIGHWAY #101 AND County of CLALLAM, State of Washington, to-wit: THE END OF THIS LINE DESCRIPTION. Tax ParL OT 2 O F S H O RT P L AT R E C O R D E D J U LY cel No: 06-30-08-340050, commonly known as 11,1988 IN VOLUME 18 OF SHORT PLATS, 1438 WEST HIGHWAY 101 , PORT ANGELES, PAGE 48, UNDER CLALLAM COUNTY RECORD- WA. The Property is subject to that certain Deed of ING NO. 605554, BEING A REVISION OF VOL- Trust dated 8/13/2007, recorded 8/15/2007 , under Auditor’s/Recorder’s No. 2007-1207286, records of UME 15 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 61 BEING A CLALLAM County, Washington, from MICHAEL A SHORT PLAT OF PARCEL 43 OF HIGHLAND LIBERA, A SINGLE MAN, AS HIS SEPERATE ESHILLS SURVEY RECORDED IN VOLUME 9 OF TAT E , a s G ra n t o r, t o C L A L L A M T I T L E I N S U SURVEYS, PAGE 73, REVISED BY SURVEY RE- RANCE COMPANY, as Trustee, in favor of MORTCORDED IN VOLUME 10 IF SURVEYS, PAGE 3, GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, B E I N G A P O RT I O N O F T H E S O U T H W E S T INC. AS NOMINEE FOR GOLF SAVINGS BANK, A QUA RT E R I N S E C T I O N 2 9 , TOW N S H I P 3 0 WA S H I N G TO N S TO C K S AV I N G S B A N K , I T S NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST, W.M. SITUATE IN SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, the CLALLAM COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON. beneficial interest in which is presently held by Commonly known as: 52 QUAILS ROOST ROAD, OneWest Bank, FSB. II No action commenced by SEQUIM, WA 98382 which is subject to that certain the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending Deed of Trust dated 6/8/2007, recorded 6/18/2007, to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any court by under Auditor’s File No. 2007-1203564 records of reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the CLALLAM County, Washington, from TERRIE L obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. II! The deTAMBLYN, A MARRIED WOMAN, as Grantors), to fault(s) for which this foreclosure is/are made are as LAND TITLE, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in follows: FAILURE TO PAY THE MONTHLY PAYfavor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA- MENT WHICH BECAME DUE ON 8/1/2008, AND TION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR HOME- A L L S U B S E Q U E N T M O N T H LY PAY M E N T S , COMINGS FINANCIAL, LLC (F/K/A HOMECOM- PLUS LATE CHARGES AND OTHER COSTS AND INGS FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.), A LIMITED FEES AS SET FORTH. Failure to pay when due LIABILITY COMPANY, as Beneficiary, the benefi- the following amounts which are now in arrears: cial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE Amount due as of November 18, 2011 Delinquent ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. Payments from August 01, 2008 37 payments at $ AS NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL, 1 , 0 1 7 . 1 4 e a c h $ 3 7 , 6 3 4 . 1 8 3 p ay m e n t s a t $ LLC (F/K/A HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NET- 1,021.34 each $ 3,064.02 (08-01-08 through 11-18WORK, INC.), A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY to 11) Late Charges: $ 1,315.16 Beneficiary AdvancAurora Loan Services. II. No action commenced by es: $ 8,658.47 Suspense Credit: $ 0.00 TOTAL: $ the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending 50,671.83 IV The sum owing on the obligation seto seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by c u r e d b y t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : P r i n c i p a l reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the $141,767.14, together with interest as provided in obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. the note or other instrument secured, and such othIII. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made er costs and fees as are due under the note or othis/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the fol- er instrument secured, and as are provided by statl ow i n g a m o u n t s w h i c h a r e n ow i n a r r e a r s : ute. V The above described real property will be $58,340.54 IV. The sum owing on the obligation se- sold to satisfy the expenses of sale and the obligacured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of tion secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by $617,790.80, together with interest as provided in statute. The sale will be made without warranty, exthe Note from the 1/1/2010, and such other costs press or implied regarding title, possession, or enand fees as are provided by statute. V. The above- cumbrances on February 17, 2012. The default(s) described real property will be sold to satisfy the ex- referred to in paragraph III must be cured by Februpense of sale and the obligation secured by the ary 6, 2012 (11 days before the sale date) to cause Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be disbe made without warranty, expressed or implied, continued and terminated if at any time on or before regarding title, possession or encumbrances on February 6, 2012, (11 days before the sale date) 1/27/2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are must be cured by 1/16/2012 (11 days before the cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale may be terminated at any time after FebThe sale will be discontinued and terminated if at ruary 6, 2012, (11 days before the sale date) and any time before 1/16/2012 (11 days before the sale) before the sale, by the Borrower, Grantor, any the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment or encumbrance paying the entire principal and inmust be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks terest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the may be terminated any time after the 1/16/2012 (11 terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and days before the sale date) and before the sale, by curing all other defaults. VI A written Notice of Dethe Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any record- fault was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee ed junior lien or encumbrance by paying the princi- to the Borrower and Grantor at the following adpal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if dresses: MICHAEL A LIBERA, 1438 WEST HIGHany, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation WAY 101, PORT ANGELES, WA, 98363 MICHAEL and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default A LIBERA, 316 POWER PLANT ROAD, Port Anwas transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the geles, WA, 98363 MICHAEL A LIBERA, 312 WEST Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): 8TH STREET, PORT ANGELES, WA, 98362 MINAME TERRIE L TAMBLYN, A MARRIED WOM- C H A E L A L I B E R A , 3 1 4 W E S T 8 T H S T R E E T, AN ADDRESS 52 QUAILS ROOST ROAD, SE- PORT ANGELES, WA, 98362 MICHAEL A LIBEQUIM, WA 98382 by both first class and certified R A , 4 4 0 4 FA I R M O U N T AV E N U E , P O RT A N mail on 4/20/2009, proof of which is in the posses- GELES, WA, 98383 MICHAEL A LIBERA, 314 1/2 sion of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor W E S T 8 T H S T R E E T, P O RT A N G E L E S , WA , were personally served, if applicable, with said writ- 9 8 3 6 2 S P O U S E O F M I C H A E L A L I B E R A , 1 4 3 8 ten Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default W E S T H I G H WAY 1 0 1 , P O RT A N G E L E S, WA , was posted in a conspicuous place on the real 98363 SPOUSE OF MICHAEL A LIBERA, 316 property described in Paragraph I above, and the POWER PLANT ROAD, Port Angeles, WA, 98363 Trustee has possession of proof of such service or SPOUSE OF MICHAEL A LIBERA, 312 WEST 8TH posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address STREET, PORT ANGELES, WA, 98362 SPOUSE are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone OF MICHAEL A LIBERA, 314 WEST 8TH STREET, requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due PORT ANGELES, WA, 98362 SPOUSE OF MIat any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the CHAEL A LIBERA, 4404 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE, sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who PORT ANGELES, WA, 98383 SPOUSE OF MIhold by, through or under the Grantor of all their in- CHAEL A LIBERA, 314 1/2 WEST 8TH STREET, terest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone PORT ANGELES, WA, 98362 by both first class having any objections to this sale on any grounds and certified mail on 10/13/2011, proof of which is whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be i n t h e p o s s e s s i o n o f t h e Tr u s t e e ; a n d o n heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit 10/13/2011, the Borrower and Grantor were perto restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. sonally served with said written notice of default or Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiv- the written Notice of Default was posted in a coner of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trus- spicuous place on the real property described in tee’s sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TEN- paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession ANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is of proof of such service or posting. VII The Trusentitled to possession of the property on the 20th tee’s Sale will be held in accordance with Ch. 61.24 day following the sale, as against the Grantor under RCW and anyone wishing to bid at the sale will be the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an required to have in his/her possession at the time interest junior to the deed of trust, including occu- the bidding commences, cash, cashier’s check, or pants who are not tenants. After the 20th day fol- certified check in the amount of at least one dollar lowing the sale the purchaser has the right to evict over the Beneficiary’s opening bid. In addition, the occupants who are not tenants by summary pro- successful bidder will be required to pay the full ceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-oc- amount of his/her bid in cash, cashier’s check, or cupied property, the purchaser shall provide a ten- certified check within one hour of the making of the bid. The Trustee whose name and address are set ant with written notice in accordance with RCW forth below will provide in writing to anyone request61.24.060. If the sale is set aside for any reason, ining it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any cluding if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the time prior to the sale. VIII The effect of the sale will Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a re- be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, turn of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be through or under the Grantor of all of their interest the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The in the above described property. IX Anyone having purchaser shall have no further recourse against any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoevthe Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Bene- er will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to ficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain have previously been discharged through bankrupt- the same pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to cy, you may have been released of personal liability bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any for this loan in which case this letter is intended to proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. exercise the note holders right’s against the real X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to posCOLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OB- session of the property on the 20th day following TAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of As required by law, you are hereby notified that a Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest negative credit repor t reflecting on your credit junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants record may be submitted to a credit report agency if who are not tenants. After the 20th day following you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occuDated: 10/25/2011 Quality Loan Service Corp. of pants who are not tenants by summary proceeding Washington, as Trustee By: Brooke Frank, Assist- under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied ant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstate- property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with ment info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington written notice in accordance with section 2 of this 2141 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 (866)645- act. DATED: November 16, 2011 Effective Date: 7 7 1 1 S a l e L i n e : 7 1 4 - 7 3 0 - 2 7 2 7 o r L o g i n t o : November 16, 2011 REGIONAL TRUSTEE SERwww.lpsasap.com For Service of Process on Trus- VICES CORPORATION Trustee , KAREN JAMES, tee: Quality Loan Service Corp., of Washington AUTHORIZED AGENT Address: 616 1st Avenue, 19735 10th Avenue NE Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA Suite 500 Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: (206) 3409 8 3 7 0 ( 8 6 6 ) 6 4 5 - 7 7 1 1 A S A P # 4 1 1 7 7 1 5 2550 Sale Information: www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 12/30/2011, 01/20/2012 Pub.: Dec. 30, 2011, Jan. FNMA4140149 01/20/2012, 02/10/2012 20, 2012 Pub: Jan. 20, Feb. 10, 2012
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s w z ee y t dh ee ca or t Rosie Ledet Rosie Ledet brings her Louisiana music to The Upstage in Port Townsend next Wednesday night.
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brought to vivid life by Kailee Rose, Josh Treadway and a flock of fellow teenagers, opens tonight at Crescent School, 50350 state Highway 112. Curtain time both this PORT TOWNSEND — evening and Saturday is 7 An uncommon night of p.m., after the doors of the music is brewing tonight at school’s cafeteria-auditoThe Undertown coffee and rium open at 6:30 p.m. wine bar, downstairs at 211 The “Hollandaise” story Taylor St. starts with Claire Finley, Solvents, played by Rose, simply the local duo wanting a delicious, memofeaturing rable Christmas. She hires Jarrod the celebrated gourmet Bramson chef Vilma Hasenpfeffer, and Emily played by Jessica Criss, to Madden, prepare her famous hasenwill start pfeffer Hollandaise sauce Lewis the festivifor her dinner guests. ties at 8 They include the new p.m. Then come Peter vicar, played by Maros Stampfel, a former member Oksa, and his very pregof the Fugs now known as a nant wife Mary, played by freak-folk cult figure; Jeffrey Lynzi Swanson. Lewis, an unofficial leader The chef is late. The of the Anti-Folk movement; guests are early. And there and the Dust Busters, a are burglars — portrayed young string band playing by Hannah Hendricks and old-time music. Rebecca Bowen — loose in The cover charge for the the neighborhood. 8 p.m. show is $5, and To top it all off, Claire’s more details await on The father, played by Josh Undertown’s phone line, Sowders, has been hit on 360-385-1410 and its webthe head with the crèche. site, www.TheUndertown. This has affected his memcom. ory, and he thinks he’s the leading man in all of the Post-holiday cheer West End theater producJOYCE — “Happy Holtions of the last 30 years. landaise,” a comedy With the help of her
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Barn dance QUILCENE — The Quilcene Village Store, which celebrated its opening in early December, is the venue for a barn dance and social Saturday night, complete with live music by Home-Aid. This all-ages party, to start at 7 p.m., will feature all kinds of dancing. Admission is free, though donations for the musicians will be accepted. And “have no fear,” said organizer Cass Brotherton. “All the dances will be taught,” whether they’re
couple dances, contra and square dances or mixers. Jo Yount is to be the dance caller, while Otto Smith plays concertina and guitar, Kristin Smith fiddles and George Yount takes up the ukulele and harmonica. “Bring an instrument and join in,” Brotherton said, “or dance or clap or just listen.” Dancers are also invited to bring food to share; coffee and tea will be provided. “Come christen the floor of the Quilcene Village Store before it is filled with wares,” Brotherton said. The store, at 294235 U.S. Highway 101, can be reached at 360-765-0090.
nees screen on the third Saturday of the month, so the next ones are “Chicken Run” on Feb. 18 and “Charlie the Lonesome Cougar” on March 17. All of these films are rated G for general audiences. The Port Angeles Library, at 2210 S. Peabody St., as well as the public libraries in Forks, Clallam Bay and Sequim, also have scores of movies on DVD and VHS that are available for free checkout. To learn more about such offerings, phone 360417-8500 or visit the North Olympic Library System website, www.NOLS.org.
CARLSBORG — Beginning and intermediate Free matinees classes in quick-step, a PORT ANGELES — partner dance, start this Family movie matinees coming Tuesday at the start with “The Adventures Sequim Prairie Grange of Milo and Otis,” at the Hall, 290 Macleay Road. Port Angeles Library on Pam and Derek Perkins, Saturday. a pair of expert teachers, Show time is 2 p.m., and will lead the sessions for admission is free for chilnovices at 7 p.m. and interdren and their folks. Popmediate-level dancers at corn, fresh fruit, soda pop 8:10 p.m. every Tuesday and apple juice are also through Feb. 28. included, said Patti The fee is $8 per person Swingle, youth services per class, although dancers librarian. may choose to take both for Swingle will also give a $12 each night. brief introduction to the For details about the movie. quick-step course and other This movie is for all dance classes to be offered ages, so parents are invited in March and April, phone to bring any and all chil360-582-0738 or email dren they think will enjoy Keendancer@q.com. it, she added. Very young children are welcome; “try Check out Outliers it and see how they do,” PORT ANGELES — Swingle advised. Malcolm Gladwell had to Moviegoers can also know: Why is it that a few bring pillows and teddy smart, ambitious people bears and loll on the rug she lays out in front of the become tremendous sucscreen. cess stories while legions of These Saturday matiother smart and ambitious
types do not? Gladwell, the Canadian author of The Tipping Point and Blink, explored the question in Outliers, the next book to be discussed Wednesday at the Port Angeles Library. Everyone is invited to join the discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the library at 2210 S. Peabody St. No advance sign-up is necessary. “Drop-ins are always welcome” at this monthly group, said organizer Lorrie Kovell. Copies of Outliers, in print and audio formats, are available for checkout through the North Olympic Library System, which has locations in Forks, Sequim and Clallam Bay as well as in Port Angeles. Kovell predicts that Outliers’ revelations about success, and about people like Bill Gates and the Beatles, will surprise readers. For more details about Wednesday’s discussion and other library activities, phone 360-417-8500 or visit the North Olympic Library System website at www.NOLS.org.
Playing for Change PORT ANGELES — Tickets are on sale now for a whole new kind of benefit for the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts: a concert by the international musical phenomenon Playing for Change. The 10-piece band, known as PFC, will take the stage of the Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., on Saturday night, March 17. TURN
Peninsula Spotlight, the North Olympic Peninsula’s weekly entertainment and arts magazine, welcomes items about coming events for its news columns and calendars. Sending information is easy: ■ E-mail it to email@example.com in time to arrive 10 days before Friday publication. ■ Fax it to 360-417-3521 no later than 10 days before publication. ■ Mail it to Peninsula Spotlight, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362 in time to arrive 10 days before publication. ■ Hand-deliver it to any of our news offices at 305 W. First St., Port Angeles; 1939 E. Sims Way, Port Townsend; or 150 S. Fifth Ave., No. 2, Sequim, by 10 days before publication. Photos are always welcome. If you’re e-mailing a photo, be sure it is at least 150 dots per inch resolution. Questions? Phone Diane Urbani de la Paz, Peninsula Spotlight editor, at 360-417-3550 weekdays.
quirky brother George, played by Treadway, Claire tries to keep everything from completely unraveling before Christmas. “It is a holiday play,” acknowledged Crescent School drama coach Christine Romeo. She sees nothing wrong with some cheer. “We decided a little extra merriment could only be a good thing in the dark and dreary weeks ahead of us.” All community members are invited to “Happy Hollandaise,” which was penned by Tim Koenig. Romeo promises mixedup identities, hijinks and an ending that surprises — and satisfies. The climax of “Hollandaise” involves “transformation, forgiveness and a beautiful new beginning,” she said. Admission for adults is $5, or $3 for students, while children age 5 and younger get in free. For information about this and other Crescent School activities, phone the Crescent School District at 360-928-3311.
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Adrian Xavier and his band will give a free lunchtime concert in the Peninsula College PUB on Wednesday.
Northwest’s ‘crown prince of reggae’ to perform at college
“the Northwest’s crown prince of reggae,” Xavier’s manner is one of humility. PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT “I’ve been so blessed to PORT ANGELES — be able to work with so He’s experienced in West many talented people,” he Coast sunshine and rain, said. “The members of my having lived on both sides band truly reflect this. My of the Washington Casbass player is Lennox Holcades and in Los Angeles, ness; I’ve been working Santa Cruz and Santa Bar- with Lennox for over 10 bara, Calif. years now, and he is an But these days, Adrian incredible musician and Xavier chooses Seattle, his friend. birthplace, as the kitchen “On guitar and backing where he stirs together vocals is my longtime reggae, rock, hip-hop and friend Brian Ray, aka folk music. ‘Stingshark.’ I’ve been With his five-piece band, working and collaborating Xavier will dish it all out with him for many years, Wednesday in a free lunch- and he helped produce my time concert on the Pirate first album. On drums I’ve Union Building, aka PUB, got Paul Huppler; Paul is a stage at Peninsula College, Northwest native and 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. brings solid beats that always take the music to the next level.” Come for lunch Xavier also saluted Bob The 12:35 p.m. show, to Antolin, who’ll man the last about an hour, is open saxophones and flutes to the public. Attendees can Wednesday, and Daren bring a brown-bag lunch or Pearson, his keyboardist. pick up something from the “I go way back with adjoining Pirate’s Cove Daren; we had a band Cafe. called Pure Water back in The Adrian Xavier the late ’90s,” he said. Band, for its part, specialXavier, who’s been perizes in rhythmic nourishforming professionally ment. Xavier describes the since 1998, has appeared sound as “positive inspira- at Peninsula College a coutional . . . with a solid regple of times before and was gae foundation.” And one of the closing acts on the main stage at the Juan though he’s been called BY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ
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de Fuca Festival of the Arts in May 2010. With three CDs so far — “R Nature,” “Miracle” and a live record — the artist is also known for playing benefit concerts for relief organizations such as Doctors without Borders. Music, for this man, goes far past mere entertainment. “I want to give people a positive, uplifting feeling,” Xavier said, “and leave them inspired to be more involved with creating a better world.” To find out more about Wednesday afternoon’s performance and other events at Peninsula College, visit www.PenCol.edu or phone the main campus at 360452-9277.
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Song and art unite at weekend performance BY DIANE URBANI
A “performance painting” such as this one titled “Wetlands” by Jeff Tocher — painted at Bella Italia during a December performance by singer Kim Trenerry — will materialize tonight at Wine on the Waterfront in Port Angeles. Tocher will bring his brushes and colors to the venue as Trenerry offers her blues and folk music.
PORT ANGELES — Singer Kim Trenerry and performance painter Jeff Tocher will collaborate tonight at Wine on the Waterfront, the all-ages venue upstairs in The Landing mall at 115 E. Railroad Ave. It’s “a performance within a performance,” promised Wine on the Waterfront manager Andy Griffiths. Tocher is an artist known for his wildly colorful visions of Port Townsend, Sequim and Port Angeles, and of musicians ranging from John Lennon to the Paperboys. Trenerry is a singer and songwriter of “progressive jamgrass,” folk and gospel for bands including Deadwood Revival and the CornStalks. She’ll step onto the stage for a solo set with just voice and guitar at 8 p.m., while Tocher takes up his brushes and palette. He’ll use the inspiration provided by Trenerry’s music and the audience response, Griffiths said, to complete a painting by the end of the evening. The cover charge tonight is $3. Saturday night brings more live music to WOW, as the Celtic folk duo Fret Noir arrives to play at 8 p.m. Again the cover will be $3. To round out the weekend Sunday afternoon, WOW will bring in singer, songwriter and guitarist simply named Otter for music at 3 p.m. The Otter show has no cover charge. For more details, phone 360-565-8466 or visit www.WaterfrontWine.com.
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Rosie Ledet brings Creole party to PT zydeco songs. She also taught herself how to play PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT the accordion. Then came the day PORT TOWNSEND — when she surprised her Sixteen-year-old Rosie did husband by playing a clasnot want to go to this party, sic John Delafose song, in even if it involved dancing all of its heat and flavor. and live music. It was her Next thing she knew, Ledet parents’ crowd, for heaven’s was recording a demo tape sake. She listened to rock of her songs and landing ’n’ roll, not that old washherself a recording contract board-accordion stuff. with Maison de Soul, a But somehow her folks zydeco label in nearby Ville talked her into it: a night Platte, La. full of zydeco music in her The accordion is one hometown of Eunice, La. complicated instrument, “We called it a French with its bellows and keyla-la,” recalls Rosie Ledet, board — but it did not known nowadays as the daunt Ledet. Queen of Zydeco. “It’s not that difficult,” Ledet, who’ll bring her she says, “if you set your Zydeco Playboys band to The Upstage on Wednesday mind to it.” night, fell crazy in love that Learned by listening night, way back when. “The late, great Boozoo Ledet learned her way Chavis was on stage,” she around the box by listening remembers. to cassette tapes of the great zydeco players and Knockdown love mimicking what she heard. Then she got to developChavis, the larger-thanlife zydeco master, knocked ing her own sound and composing original songs. the teenager out with his She’d always written stoaccordion. ries and poems — even The following year, wanted to be Louisiana’s Ledet’s life took another big turn. She was 17 when Stephen King. It was natushe married bassist Morris ral for her to set her poetry and prose to music. Ledet, whom she’d met at Yet Ledet, still in her 20s, that very same dance. Soon was nervous as a cat when Morris went on the road she had to go on stage. with his band, leaving his She remembers keeping bride behind to take care of her eyes closed through his ailing mother. whole concerts. This didn’t Over the next several years, while at her mother- dim her flame, though, as in-law’s side, Ledet learned she played and sang the — by ear — a repertoire of Creole French music with BY DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ
all her young might. Ledet is a single woman now. She and Morris have split. And she is in full command of her musical powers, a husky-voiced performer who lives to make people dance. She’s released a batch of records, from 1997’s “Zydeco Sensation” and 1999’s “I’m a Woman” up to 2011’s “Come Get Some.” Over the years her voice has deepened, and Ledet’s lyrics, like her playing, have stayed quite hot and spicy.
Zydeco awards Six years ago she won the New Orleans Big Easy Award for best zydeco artist; in 2007, she took the Zydeco Music & Creole Heritage award for best female vocalist and, in 2008, the Black Heritage Association’s Louisiana Treasure Award. This month, Ledet and her band are touring the West with shows at the Boom Boom Room in San Rosie Ledet brings her band the Zydeco Playboys Francisco, the Domino Townsend this Wednesday night. Room in Bend, Ore., and the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle. and everybody is moving though, who hesitate. They on the dance floor, oh, there tell her they don’t know European tour is no better feeling, says how to dance to zydeco. Ledet. In March, they’ll take “You feel the love flowoff for Europe, to bring ‘No wrong way’ zydeco to Austria, Italy, the ing back and forth,” and “There is no wrong way,” Czech Republic and Slove- when the people get out is Ledet’s laughing there to dance, “we say, all nia. response. “Don’t worry right, we got ’em now.” When everything is about that. Just come out flowing together on stage, There are people,
to The Upstage in Port and have a good time.” Tickets to see Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys are $18 at The Upstage, 923 Washington St. Details about the venue’s dinner menu and forthcoming concerts are also at www. UpstageRestaurant.com and 360-385-2216.
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CONTINUED FROM 2 Angeles Senior & Community Center; and other events throughout the year. Tickets, which include a Playing For Change first pre-show reception in the college’s Pirate Union Build- burst onto the Internet in 2009 with a video of its ing, or PUB, are $85 per musicians singing and playperson. This event replaces the Juan de Fuca Festival’s ing “Stand by Me,” the Ben E. King classic. Since then, fall benefit, held for many the “Stand” video has accuyears in October. mulated more than Net proceeds will bene38 million views on YouTube. fit the Juan de Fuca FestiTo learn more about val itself, a collection of Playing for Change and to concerts and art shows watch videos of their songs that spread across down“The Message,” “The Band” town Port Angeles from and “In the Beginning,” May 24 through May 28; visit www.Playingfor the festival’s summer day Change.com. camp for children, to start To see about tickets to in June; its talent show set the March 17 event and for Feb. 25 at the Port find out about Juan de Fuca Festival programming this spring and summer, go to www.JFFA.org, find the Juan de Fuca Festival on Facebook or phone the festival office at 360-457-5411. Peninsula Spotlight
Port Angeles Bar N9NE (229 W. First St.) — Karaoke, Wednesday, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.; open mic, Thursday, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Castaways Night Club (1213 Marine Drive) — Jerry’s Country Jam, Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dupuis Restaurant (256861 Highway 101) — Bob and Dave (blues), Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fairmount Restaurant (1127 W. Highway 101) — Les Wamboldt and Olde Tyme Country, tonight, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Dave and Rosalie Secord’s Luck of the Draw Band, Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Junction Roadhouse (US Highway 101 and state Highway 112, junction) — Blumeadows (rock and blues), Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.;
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Port Angeles Senior Center (Seventh and Peabody streets) — Wally and the Boys (ballroom dance favorites), Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $5, first timers free.
Oasis Sports Bar and Grill (301 E. Washington St.) — Denny Secord Jr. (acoustic solo), tonight, 5:30 p.m.; Final Approach (boomer music), Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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7 Cedars Casino (270756 Highway 101) — Turner Brothers (classic rock), tonight, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Author Unknown (blues and rock), Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; 3 Miles High, Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; jam session with Barry Burnett and friends, Monday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Comedy Night with Adam London, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.
Jefferson County Port Hadlock Hadlock House (141 Chimacum Road) — Karaoke, tonight and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.; open mic, Wednesday, 7 p.m.
(1217 Corona St.) — Skookum Band (with caller and fiddler T-Claw), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. $5 to $15 sliding scale, under 18 free. Sirens (823 Water St.) — DJ Night hosted by Chris and Big Mike, tonight, 9 p.m.; Corespondents (sentimental cowboy music, originals), Saturday, 10 p.m., $5; open mic, Wednesday, 9 p.m.; karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m. Undertown (211 Taylor St.) — The Solvents open for The Dust Busters (Peter Stampfel and Jeffrey Lewis), tonight, 8 p.m., $5.
Upstage (923 Washington St.) — Bound to Happen (roots, rock, blues, rockabilly, Port Townsend country), tonight, 7:30 p.m., youth $3 and adults sliding Alchemy (842 Washington scale $4 to $7; Stacy Jones St.) — Trevor Hanson (classical guitar), Monday, 6 p.m. to 9 Band (blues), Saturday, 8 p.m., $12; The Penultimate p.m. Sunday Jazz Jam, Sunday, 6 p.m., $5; live open mic, MonThe Boiler Room (711 Water St.) — Open mic Thurs- day, 6 p.m.; karaoke, Tuesday, day, sign up 7 p.m., starts at 8, 9 p.m.; Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys, Wednesday, an all-ages venue. 8 p.m., $18; Matt Sircely hosts Ash Devine (original songs Elks Lodge (555 Otto St.) and folk fusion), Thursday, — Lost in the Shuffle (blues, 7:30 p.m., sliding scale $3 to shuffles and dance tunes), tonight, 7 p.m. free dance les- $8. son, dance 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Uptown Pub (1016 Lawadults $15, disabled and students with ID, $10, age 12 and rence St.) — Open mic hosted by Greg Vinson, Tuesday, 8 under, $7. p.m. Ichikawa Japanese CuiQuilcene sine (1208 Water St.) — Trevor Hanson (classical guiQuilcene Village Store, tar), Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (294235 Highway 101) — Home-Aid (fiddlers for oldLocal Goods Cafe (Fort fashioned barn dance), SaturWorden, 210 Battery Way) — day, 7 p.m., donations appreciBistro Nights with live music, ated. Saturday nights. The Owl Sprit (218 Polk St.) — Steve Grandinetti (solo guitar and vocals, funky blues rock), Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Quimper Grange Hall
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PS At the Movies: Week of January 20-26 Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney and David Oyelowo. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 4:40 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. daily, plus 9:30 p.m. today and Saturday, plus 2:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Port Angeles â€œAlvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwreckedâ€? (G â€” animated) â€” The Chipmunks and The Chipettes (three female counterparts to the Chipmunks) go on a cruise trip with the Chipmunksâ€™ owner, manager and father figure, Dave Seville (Jason Lee). Eventually, their chaotic behavior gets them shipwrecked on the Isles of Scilly. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtime 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only. â€œContrabandâ€? (R) â€” To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi and Kate Beckinsale. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 7:15 p.m. daily, plus 5 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:25 p.m. today and Saturday. â€œExtremely Loud and Incredibly Closeâ€? (PG-13) â€” A 9-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile and pacifist (Thomas Horn) searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Also starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 4:35 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. daily, plus 9:40 p.m. today and Saturday, plus 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Sunday, plus 9:10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. â€œJoyful Noiseâ€? (PG-13) â€” When the church choir in small-town Pacashau, Ga., loses its leader (Kris Kristofferson) to a heart attack, veteran singer Vi Rose Hill (Queen Latifah) is tapped to take over instead of the late directorâ€™s widow, G.G. Sparrow (Dolly Parton). Also starring Keke Palmer and Jeremy Jordan. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 7:20 p.m. daily, plus 12:25 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. â€œMission Impossible: Ghost Protocolâ€? (PG-13) â€” Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and
his team are in the nasty position of having being abandoned by the U.S. government following a terrorist attack on the Russians, leaving the IMF team to take the blame unless it can find the real killers. Also starring Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 4:45 p.m. today through Sunday; 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. â€œRed Tailsâ€? (PG-13) â€” A crew of African-American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called to duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard (Terrence Howard). Starring
â€œSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadowsâ€? (PG-13) â€” Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his sidekick Dr. Watson (Jude Law) join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris). At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 4:55 p.m. daily, plus 9:35 p.m. today and Saturday. â€œUnderworld Awakeningâ€? (R) â€” When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind. Starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy and India Eisley. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, plus 9 p.m.
â€œWar Horseâ€? (PG-13) â€” Young Albert (Jeremy Irvine) enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry. This is the saga of Joeyâ€™s experiences in the war zone. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Also starring Emily Watson and David Thewlis. At Deer Park Cinema. 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today; 12:40 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, plus 9:15 p.m. Saturday; 4:30 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Port Townsend â€œThe Artistâ€? (PG-13) â€” Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break. Starring Jean Dujardin,
Berenice Bejo and John Goodman. Winner of Golden Globe for Best Picture Comedy or Musical and Best Actor Comedy. At Rose Theatre. Showtimes 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, plus 1:30 p.m. Sunday. â€œYoung Adultâ€? (R) â€” Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter. Starring Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson and Patton Oswalt. At Rose Theatre. Showtimes 4:30 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. daily, plus 1:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. â€œThe Iron Ladyâ€? (PG-13) â€” Meryl Streep won the Best Actress Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher. At the Uptown Theatre. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
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â€œHaywireâ€? (R) â€” A black ops supersoldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission. Starring Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor and Michael Fassbender. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 7:10 p.m. daily, plus 5:10 p.m. today through
â– Deer Park Cinema: East Highway 101 at Deer Park Road, Port Angeles; 360-452-7176. â– Lincoln Theater: 132 E. First St., Port Angeles; 360-457-7997. â– The Rose Theatre: 235 Taylor St., Port Townsend; 360-385-1089. â– Uptown Theatre: Lawrence and Polk streets, Port Townsend; 360-385-3883. â– Wheel-In-Motor Drive In: 210 Theatre Road, Discovery Bay; 360-385-0859.
â€œThe Girl with the Dragon Tattooâ€? (R) â€” A discredited journalist and a mysterious computer hacker discover that even the wealthiest families have skeletons in their closets while working to solve the mystery of a 40-year-old murder. Director David Fincherâ€™s movie based on Stieg Larssonâ€™s best-selling novel stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 7:20 p.m. today through Sunday; 7 p.m. only Tuesday and Thursday.
Where to find the cinemas
today and Saturday, plus 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Published on Jan 20, 2012