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High winds rip through Clallam Thousands of people lose power By Rob Ollikainen

2,500 to 3,000 customers of them in Clallam County. Clallam County Public Utility District High winds Wednesday morning ripped crews had restored power to all but 130 by down trees and knocked out electrical power to between 3,000 and 3,500 custom- Wednesday night. Turn to Wind/A5 ers on the North Olympic Peninsula — Peninsula Daily News

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Crews from Clallam County PUD confer with Clallam County road workers before clearing trees that fell across 14,500-volt power lines, blocking Deer Park Road three miles south of U.S. 101 east of Port Angeles on Wednesday.

Terry Lind of Clallam County PUD cuts through a large tree that fell across 14,500-volt power lines and blocked Deer Park Road three miles south of U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles on Wednesday, the result of high winds that raked portions of the North Olympic Peninsula.

Taj Mahal returns to Port Townsend Will headline 20th annual blues fest By Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND — Taj Mahal will headline Centrum’s weeklong 20th annual Acoustic Blues Festival this summer. The festival will take place at Fort Worden State Park from July 31 to Aug. 7, with a performance by Mahal at McCurdy Pavilion on Aug. 3. Tickets will go on sale to Centrum members April 15 and to the general public May 1. “Taj Mahal is a true blues musician who appeals to a wide range of audiences,” said Centrum Executive Director John MacElwee. “We’re very excited that he will be returning to Centrum after many years.”

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Rick Perry, KSQM-FM radio co-founder and board president, left, faces a film crew for the Los Angeles-based “Insider Exclusive” cable TV program. They are, from second to left, Al Magallon, director of photography; Steve Murphy, executive producer; and Robert Manciero, producer-director.

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‘Excited’ about his return Mahal played Port Townsend several times in the 1990s, appearing in Centrum-sponsored shows while never performing at the blues festival. In addition to the concert appearance, Mahal will be a featured guest at a meetand-greet, open exclusively to registered festival participants, earlier in the day. “Taj Mahal has kept his vision for many decades and is totally involved with the blues,” said Peter McCracken, blues festival founder and program manager. “He’s committed to the music, and he’s in tune with what’s happening, having worked his way around the Caribbean and African styles.”

Taj Mahal will headline the 20th annual Acoustic Blues Festival with a concert Aug. 3. McCracken said the festival was negotiating with Mahal for last year’s festival but ran into scheduling problems. “We’re in the Northwestern corner of the country, and it’s hard to get people to come up here to play because 90 percent of the concerts happen east of Cleveland,” he said. Turn

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phy, said Wednesday at the offices of KSQM community radio at Kite Girl Plaza, 551 W. Washington St. Murphy and the show’s producer and director, Robert Manciero, and director of photography Al Magallon were midway through filming a documentary about the station’s success after just two years on the air at 91.5 FM, which is also broadcast live online at www.ksqmfm.com. “It’s quite an honor,” said Rick Perry, cofounder and station president.

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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press

Sheen’s wife says she felt threatened CHARLIE SHEEN’S ESTRANGED wife, Brooke Mueller, obtained a restraining order to keep the actor away from her and their sons because she was afraid of threatening statements the actor had made in recent days, including stabbing her in the eye with a pen. The order prompted police to take the twins from Sheen’s Hollywood Hills home Tues- Mueller day night and return them to Mueller’s care. She told the court in a filing that Sheen had also refused to return the boys to her. The order, filed Tuesday and obtained by The Associated Press, requires Sheen to stay 100 yards away from Mueller and their twin sons, Max and Bob. According to a sworn dec-

stretch to almost a year after two new health scares — a blood clot in her lungs followed by Williams a hematoma — have added to her injury woes. Her agents confirmed Gabor hospitalized Wednesday that Williams was diagnosed with a pulZsa Zsa Gabor was monary embolism last week rushed to a hospital and later needed treatment Wednesday in an ambulance for a hematoma. The when blood flow stopped to 13-time Grand Slam chamher leg, a publicist said. pion hasn’t played an official Doctors match since winning Wimordered the bledon last July because of a ailing foot injury she sustained not 94-year-old on the court but at a restauactress to go rant after cutting her right to UCLA foot on broken glass. Medical Williams said in a stateCenter ment: “I am doing better. I’m because of Gabor at home now and working the problem with my doctors to keep with her left leg, publicist everything under control. I John Blanchette said. know I will be OK but am She celebrated her birth- praying and hoping this will day at home Feb. 6 and all be behind me soon. watched the Oscars on Sun“While I can’t make any day with her husband. promises now on my return, I hope to be back by early Blood clot scare summer. That said, my main Serena Williams’ goal is to make sure I get there safely.” absence from tennis could laration filed in the case, Mueller said Sheen told her in a phone call Sunday night, “I will cut your head off, put it in a box and send it to your mom!” She also claimed Sheen threatened to stab her in the eye with a pen and that he spit on her feet and punched her on the arm during a recent trip to the Bahamas.

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“the idea that people would help one another.” “We’d be talking about women in prison, and she’d mention something about her time in jail,” the daughter said. “Or she’d mention how an African-American she met in an elevator gave her a dime for her appeal.” She said her mother raised her family “to believe in the same things she did.”

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WALLY KANAME YONAMINE, 85, the first American to play professional baseball in Japan after World War II and a former running back with the San Francisco 49ers, has died. His son, Paul Yonamine, told The Associated Press that the two-sport standout died MonMr. day night at Yonamine a Honolulu in 1974 retirement

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home after a bout with prostate cancer. The outfielder was known as the “Nisei Jackie Robinson” for breaking into Japanese baseball and building ties between the countries in a highly sensitive period after World War II. The Maui-born Mr. Yonamine is considered one of the greatest athletes to come out of Hawaii.

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TUESDAY’S QUESTION: Do you favor the U.S. Navy taking a hard line on pirates in international waters off Africa?

Passings JUDITH COPLON, 89, who was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1949, died Saturday in a Manhattan, N.Y., hospital, her daughter, Emily Socolov, said Wednesday. A 28-year-old Justice Department employee, Ms. Coplon had been caught with secret U.S. Ms. Coplon documents in 1949 at a meeting with a Russian agent on a Manhattan street. She claimed she was meeting him only because she loved him, but she was found guilty at two trials. The convictions were overturned, and the cases were eventually dropped on grounds including lack of a warrant and illegal wiretaps. Ms. Coplon married one of her lawyers, raised four children in Brooklyn and became an educator and supporter of literacy. “She never talked about it,” Emily Socolov said, except in the context of the causes she supported throughout her long life after the trials: racial equality, women’s rights,

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Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications

■  A Clallam County Democratic Club meeting featuring Sequim Mayor Ken Hays and Charles Brandt, director of the Marine Sciences Laboratory at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. An item on Page A6 Wednesday erroneously said the meeting would be April 9.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS been meeting with technology executives, including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The goal is to create ■  Nina Pitts chairs the new jobs to replace all the North Olympic Library jobs lost as a result of everyone spending time at board. A photo caption on Page work on Facebook. Jimmy Kimmel D3 Wednesday erroneously

identified her as a librarian. ■  A suggestion that Clallam Transit market its No. 16 Clallam Bay bus was made by Margaret Witt. The suggestion was erroneously attributed to Lora Malakoff in a Tuesday Page A1 story in the Clallam County edition.

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1936 (75 years ago) President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the order authorizing $80,779 for a Works Progress Administration project to substantially expand Port AngelesClallam County Airport. Arnold Levy, chairman of the Clallam County Board of Commissioners, said the field will be one of the finest in the state. Two lighted runways each 300 feet wide and 3,750 feet long will embrace an area of 100.36 acres. The current field consists of 30 acres. When completed, the airport will be able to allow landing of a huge 40-passenger plane, the

largest made.

1961 (50 years ago) Capt. James N. Schrader, for the past three years commandant of the Port Angeles Coast Guard Air Station, reports to the Elizabeth City, N.C., Coast Guard Air Station as commandant June 1, according to orders received today. The Elizabeth City station is the largest in the nation. Capt. and Mrs. Schrader and their two young daughters plan to leave Port Angeles around May 15 and probably will drive to the new duty station.

1986 (25 years ago) For the third time in

less than three months, a toxic substance has leaked from a ship into Port Angeles Harbor. A 500-yard safety zone was established around the Liberian chemical tanker Stolt Vincita after about 25 gallons of the chemical xylene spilled from a small hole below the water’s surface. Lt. Cmdr. Phillip C. Volk, operations officer at the Port Angeles Coast Guard Air Station, said the chemical is highly flammable and can cause irritation to the eyes and throat. But it is unlikely that the xylene will affect fish or shellfish because only a small quantity was spilled, and it dispersed quickly.

Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS THURSDAY, March 3, the 62nd day of 2011. There are 303 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■  On March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional resolution making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the national anthem of the United States. On this date: ■  In 1845, Florida became the 27th state. ■  In 1849, the U.S. Department of the Interior was established. ■  In 1894, British Prime Minister William Gladstone submitted his resignation to Queen Victoria, ending his fourth and final premiership.

■  In 1911, actress Jean Harlow was born in Kansas City, Mo. ■  In 1940, Artie Shaw and his orchestra recorded “Frenesi” for RCA Victor. ■  In 1945, the Allies fully secured the Philippine capital of Manila from Japanese forces during World War II. ■  In 1961, King Hassan II acceded to the throne of Morocco, following the death of his father, King Mohammed V. ■  In 1969, Apollo 9 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a mission to test the lunar module. ■  In 1974, a Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashed shortly after takeoff from Orly Airport in Paris, killing all 346 people on board. ■  In 1991, motorist Rodney

King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video. Twenty-five people were killed when a United Airlines Boeing 737-200 crashed while approaching the Colorado Springs airport. ■  Ten years ago: A plane carrying members of a National Guard engineering crew crashed in heavy rain near Macon, Ga., killing all 21 people onboard. The foot-and-mouth scare made its way from Britain to mainland Europe with the discovery of blisters on the snouts of three pigs in northern Belgium, sparking drastic measures. John Ruiz became the first Hispanic WBA heavyweight champion by defeating Evander Holyfield in a unanimous 12-round decision.

■  Five years ago: President George W. Bush arrived in Pakistan to meet with top officials, including President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, to discuss the war on terror. Former U.S. Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham was sentenced by a federal judge in San Diego to more than eight years in prison for corruption. ■  One year ago: Appearing before a White House audience of invited guests, many wearing white medical coats, President Barack Obama firmly rejected calls from Republicans to draft new health care legislation from scratch. British politician Michael Foot died in north London at age 96.


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Briefly: Nation Woman survives 35-mile ride on hood of minivan MANTECA, Calif. — The woman desperately gripped a windshield wiper blade, her body splayed across the hood of the minivan as it raced down a Northern California freeway in the middle of the night, reaching 100 mph, witnesses said. With the temperature hovering in the low 30s, Christopher Michael Carroll drove 35 miles from Manteca to nearby Pleasanton on Sat- Carroll urday with his wife clinging to the hood, prompting 9-1-1 calls from at least two alarmed witnesses, police said. Carroll, 36, was being held without bail Wednesday at the San Joaquin County Jail on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping and domestic assault, according to sheriff’s department records. Carroll got into the family’s minivan around 12:30 a.m. Saturday after he and his wife had an argument at their Manteca home, said police spokesman Rex Osborn. “She kind of goes with the van to try to stop him, gets up on the hood and is hanging on to the wiper blade,” he said. “She obviously didn’t think he would keep driving.”

Stopgap funding bill WASHINGTON — The Sen-

ate on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a Republican-drafted stopgap funding bill that trims $4 billion from the budget, completing hastily processed legislation designed to keep partisan divisions from forcing a government shutdown. Moments later, Obama called on congressional leaders to meet with top administration figures including Vice President Joe Biden to discuss a longer-term measure to fund the government through Sept. 30. “We can find common ground on a budget that makes sure we are living within our means,” Obama said. “This agreement should be bipartisan, it should be free of any party’s social or political agenda, and it should be reached without delay.” The White House said Obama will sign the bill.

Bill to ban striking COLUMBUS, Ohio — The bargaining rights of public workers in Ohio would be dramatically reduced and strikes would be banned under a bill narrowly passed by the Ohio Senate on Wednesday. A GOP-backed measure that would restrict the collective bargaining rights of roughly 350,000 teachers, firefighters, police officers and other public employees squeaked through the state Senate on a 17-16 vote. Six Republicans sided with Democrats against the measure. Firefighters and teachers shouted “Shame!” in the chamber as the legislation was approved. The bill would ban strikes by public workers and establish penalties for those who do participate in walkouts. The Associated Press

‘Even hurtful speech’ protected under law Anti-gay funeral picketers allowed by Supreme Court By Mark Sherman

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a grieving father’s pain over mocking protests at his Marine son’s funeral must yield to First Amendment protections for free speech. All but one justice sided with a fundamentalist church that has stirred outrage with raucous demonstrations contending God is punishing the military for the nation’s tolerance of homosexuality. The 8-1 decision in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., was the latest in a line of court rulings that, as Chief Justice John Roberts said in his opinion for the court, protects “even hurtful speech on public issues to ensure that we do not stifle public debate.” The decision ended a lawsuit by Albert Snyder, who sued church members for the emotional pain they caused by showing up at his son Matthew’s funeral. As they have at hundreds of

In 1988, the court unanimously overturned a verdict for the Rev. Jerry Falwell in his libel lawsuit against Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt over a raunchy parody ad. What might have made this case different was that the Snyders are not celebrities or public officials but private citizens.

other funerals, the Westboro members held signs with provocative messages, including “Thank God for dead soldiers,” ‘‘You’re Going to Hell,” ‘‘God Hates the USA/Thank God for 9/11,” and one that com- Snyders innocent victims bined the U.S. Marine Corps motto, Semper Fi, with a slur Both Roberts and Alito agreed against gay men. that the Snyders were the innocent victims of the long-running campaign by the church’s pastor, Alito lone dissenter the Rev. Fred Phelps, and his famJustice Samuel Alito, the lone ily members who make up most of dissenter, said Snyder wanted the Westboro Baptist Church. only to “bury his son in peace.” Roberts said there was no Instead, Alito said, the protest- doubt the protesters added to ers “brutally attacked” Matthew Albert Snyder’s “already incalcuSnyder to attract public attention. lable grief.” “Our profound national comBut Roberts said the frequency mitment to free and open debate of the protests — and the church’s is not a license for the vicious ver- practice of demonstrating against bal assault that occurred in this Catholics, Jews and many other case,” he said. groups — is an indication that The ruling, though, was in line Phelps and his flock were not with many earlier court decisions mounting a personal attack that said the First Amendment against Snyder but expressing exists to protect robust debate on deeply held views on public topics. public issues and free expression, Indeed, Matthew Snyder was no matter how distasteful. not gay. A year ago, the justices struck But “Westboro believes that down a federal ban on videos that God is killing American soldiers show graphic violence against ani- as punishment for the nation’s sinful policies,” Roberts said. mals.

Briefly: World Rebels corner fleeing Gadhafi forces in Libya BREGA, Libya — Rebel forces routed troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in a fierce battle over an oil port Wednesday, scrambling over the dunes of a Mediterranean beach through shelling and an airstrike to corner their attackers. While they thwarted the regime’s first counteroffensive in eastern Libya, opposition leaders still pleaded for outside airstrikes to help them oust the longtime leader. The attack on Brega, a strategic oil facility 460 miles east of Gadhafi’s stronghold in Tripoli, illustrated the deep difficulties the Libyan leader’s armed forces — an array of militiamen, mercenaries and military units — have had in rolling back the uprising that has swept over the entire eastern half of Libya since Feb. 15. In the capital of Tripoli, Gadhafi warned against U.S. or other Western intervention, vowing to turn Libya into “another Vietnam” and saying any foreign troops coming into his country “will be entering hell and they will drown in blood.” At least 10 anti-Gadhafi fighters were killed and 18 wounded in the battle for Brega, Libya’s second-largest petroleum facility, which the opposition has held since last week.

Jews exonerated VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has made a sweeping exoneration of the

Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ, tackling one of the most controversial issues in Christianity in a new book. In Jesus of Nazareth-Part II excerpts released Wednesday, Benedict explains biblically and theologically why there is no basis in Scripture for the argument that the Jewish people as a whole were responsible for Jesus’ death. Interpretations to the contrary have been used for centuries to justify the persecution of Jews. While the Catholic Church has for five decades taught that Jews weren’t collectively responsible, Jewish scholars said Wednesday the argument laid out by the German-born pontiff, who has had his share of mishaps with Jews, was a landmark statement from a pope that would help fight anti-Semitism today.

Yacht reaches coast NAIROBI, Kenya — A Danish family kidnapped by pirates has reached Somalia’s coastline, officials and a pirate said Wednesday, likely meaning a long hostage ordeal for the couple and their three teenage children who were abducted while yachting around the world. The family has been moved to a larger ship, and none of the hostages has been harmed, a pirate said. A Somali pirate previously warned that if any attempt was made to rescue them, they would meet the same fate as the four American yachters slain by their pirate captors last week. Any chance of a quick rescue seemed to disappear Wednesday. The Associated Press

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A bullet hole is seen in the driver’s window as a bus is towed away after a gunman fired shots at U.S. soldiers on a bus outside Frankfurt airport in Germany on Wednesday, killing two airmen and wounding two before being taken into custody.

Two U.S. airmen killed in Germany airport shooting By David Mchugh and Juergen Baetz The Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany — Two U.S. airmen were killed and two others were wounded at Frankfurt airport Wednesday when a man opened fire on them at close range with a handgun, the first such attack on American forces in Germany in a quartercentury. President Barack Obama called the shooting an “outrageous act.” The alleged assailant, identified as a 21-year-old Kosovo man, was taken immediately into custody and was being questioned by authorities, said Frankfurt police spokesman Manfred Fuellhardt. Family members in Kosovo described the suspect as a devout

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Muslim who was born and raised in Germany and worked at the airport. The attacker got into an argument with airmen outside their military bus before opening fire, killing the bus driver and one other serviceman and wounding two others, one of whom was in life-threatening condition, Fuellhardt said. He said the attacker also briefly entered the bus. The suspect then fled into the airport terminal, where he was quickly grabbed by two federal police officers and a U.S. airman who had pursued him into the building, authorities said. He was disarmed without incident. The victims, part of a group of about a dozen members of an Air Force military police and base

security unit, had just arrived from England, the Air Force said. They had landed at Frankfurt airport, one of Europe’s busiest, and were waiting outside Terminal 2 to be driven to nearby Ramstein Air Base, which is often used as a logistical hub for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. The two wounded airmen were taken to a hospital. “I’m saddened and I’m outraged by this attack,” Obama said at the White House. “I want everybody to understand that we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place.” In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed sympathy for the victims and their families and pledged that Germany would do everything in its power to investigate the crime. “It is a terrible event,” she said.

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West: Runaway dog takes over family’s refrigerator

West: Oregon man’s dog eats three of his toes

West: WWII-era letter gets delivered in California

World: Foreigners named in New Zealand quake

A RUNAWAY DOG darted into an Arizona apartment and found a cool place to hide — the bottom of the refrigerator. A Yuma Fire Department spokesman said the family told firefighters the pooch rushed into their home when they opened the front door and kept snapping at them. When they went to the fridge to get some food to try to lure the dog outside, the animal jumped in the appliance and refused to come out. Firefighters found the small black terrier-type dog crouched on the bottom shelf, snapping at anyone who approached.

A DIABETIC OREGON man with no feeling in his feet woke up to find his dog had eaten part of his right foot, including three toes. The Roseburg News-Review reported that the 61-year-old man, whose name was not disclosed by police, was in serious condition after calling 9-1-1 at about 3 a.m. Tuesday. The man told emergency responders that he fell asleep on his couch and woke up to find pieces of his foot missing. Roseburg veterinarian Alan Ross said the dog may have been trying to rid his owner of dead tissue and said he may have been attracted to the foot if it were infected or gangrenous.

A WORLD WAR II-era letter addressed to a woman at a Red Cross hospital in California has been delivered nearly 70 years after its postmark in Alabama, but the mystery of the message remains. The letter is addressed to Miss R.T. Fletcher, American Red Cross Station Hospital, Camp Roberts, Calif. That building was torn down years ago. Women who worked at the hospital were typically nurses or administrative clerks. Camp Roberts was closed in 1970, so the letter was delivered to the Camp Roberts Historical Museum. Curator Gary McMaster said he hasn’t opened the letter for privacy reasons.

TWO ISRAELI MEN have been named as the first foreigners among the dead in New Zealand’s devastating earthquake. Police Superintendent Sam Hoyle said today the number of bodies pulled from rubble in the southern city of Christchurch from the Feb. 22 quake has risen to 161. Many people are still missing, and officials said the final death toll could be 240. Experts are struggling to identify many of the bodies because of the extent of injuries caused to people who were crushed. Only 13 names have been publicly released.


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From left, Greg Bellamy, Shawn Webster, Fred Krepps, Torry Johnson and Ron Armacost hold picket signs Wednesday along Lincoln Street in Port Angeles as part of a statewide protest over safety conditions at Correction centers.

Clallam Bay Corrections Center employees, from left, Richard Christensen, Kathy Banner and Lawrence Adamire protest working conditions in front of the Clallam County Transit Center in Forks on Wednesday morning.

Prison workers protest in PA, Forks By Paul Gottlieb

With attacks on two Corrections officers weighing on their hearts, state prison employees held signs in wind and rain in Port Angeles and Forks on Wednesday to protest safety conditions at Clallam Bay and Olympic Corrections centers. Up to 22 Teamsters protesters picketed in Port Angeles on Lincoln Street in front of the Goodwill Industries store, while up to about a half-dozen picketed at the Forks Transit Center Park & Ride, said Greg Bellamy of Port Angeles, a protest organizer.

By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press

SPOKANE — Three State Penitentiary units at Walla Walla were on lockdown Wednesday after an inmate stabbed a guard in the head with a pen and two other guards were injured as they tried to aid their colleague, prison officials said. The guard attacked shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday night suffered puncture wounds to the face and a dislocated shoulder, prison spokeswoman Shari Hall said. The guard, whose name has not been released, was attacked by 28-year-old Marcus Van Cleary, who was being held in a close custody unit for mentally ill inmates at the Walla Walla prison, the Department of Corrections said. The guard, as well as the two who tried to help and suffered minor injuries, was treated and discharged from a hospital.

Eight other sites Sponsored by Teamsters Local 117 in Tukwila, protests also were slated for eight other locations across Washington. The sites included Monroe. That’s where Monroe Correctional Complex Officer Jayme Biendl, 34, was killed Jan. 29, allegedly by a male prisoner already serving life without the possibility of parole while Biendl, a female, was working alone in the chapel. The protests lasted from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., but those arriving early did so only about 12 hours after another Corrections officer was injured, this one from Walla Walla State Penitentiary at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The male officer was stabbed in the face allegedly by a mental health

offender who was subdued with help from an inmate who put the attacker in a sleeper hold, state Department of Corrections spokeswoman Belinda Stewart told the Peninsula Daily News on Wednesday. Everyone involved in the incident was treated and discharged from a hospital, Stewart said. The cruel coincidence of protesting safety conditions little more than 12 hours after a colleague was injured wasn’t lost on Corrections Officer Cris White.

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Hall said another inmate also jumped in to help and was injured. Van Cleary, 28, is being held in segregation, Hall said. He had been sentenced out of Pierce County for multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

Picketing occurred in Forks, Port Angeles, Aberdeen, Airway Heights, Gig Harbor, Monroe, Pasco, Shelton, Tumwater, Vancouver and Walla Walla.

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Complaints included a lack of adequate video surveillance equipment in prisons, the large number of solitary guard posts, a flawed offender-classification system and a tendency by management to minimize or ignore staff safety concerns, the union said in a press release. “The DOC needs to start listening to its employees and taking staff concerns seriously,” said Greg Bellamy, an employee at Clallam Bay Corrections Center. The union is demanding the Legislature pass laws to prohibit mandatory overtime for Department of Corrections nurses and to allow arbitration for employees.

All three units for mentally ill inmates at the Walla Walla prison would remain on lockdown pending completion of the investigation, the Corrections Department said. Meanwhile, prison employees represented by the Teamsters union conducted previously planned informational pickets at 11 locations around the state Wednesday, demanding safer working conditions. The daylong picketing was prompted by the Jan. 29 death of Monroe prison guard Jayme Biendl, who was strangled at the prison chapel.

At about 10 a.m. Wednesday, he carried a placard that urged “safety, dignity and respect for state Correction workers” as a buffer against rain-spiked wind that swept across Lincoln Street. The climate of violence Corrections officers work in is “crazy,” said White, a Clallam Bay Corrections Center employee for eight years. “That’s the world we live in every day away from our families to keep the community safe,” said White,

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Help raise awareness “With what happened [Tuesday] night, man, they need to start putting in safety measures for us,” he said. Biendl’s spirit “is living with us,” Bellamy added. “If she’s looking down on us, she’d be proud.” A team from the National Institute of Corrections reviewed this week the circumstances and conditions surrounding Biendl’s death. That review will conclude today, Stewart said Wednesday. The team will brief Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday and issue recommendations by March 19, Stewart said.

Man found crushed under truck’s tire Woolley was making a delivery to Sunshine Propane’s holding facility at about 6 p.m. Wednesday when he called into his Whatcom County employer reporting truck trouble, said Jefferson County Sheriff Tony Hernandez. Clifford was instructed

to drive the truck to Tacoma for repair but after the end of the call was not heard from again, Hernandez said. At 7:44 a.m., a Sunshine employee arrived at work to find Clifford pinned under the truck’s rear wheel. Police arrived and called

in the State Patrol as well as an investigator for the Bureau of Labor and Industries. The investigation is still pending, but the death is being treated now as an industrial accident, Hernandez said.

e-mail Wednesday. Once a line break is repaired, the utility must disinfect and flush the waterlines and have the water tested for bacteria. The break in the 6-inch CLALLAM BAY — pipe caused 130 homes and Water customers east of 30 commercial establishthe Breakwater Inn ments to lose water service. remained on a boil-water Temporary water seradvisory Wednesday after a vice was restored as of water main that broke 8 p.m. Tuesday, and the Tuesday was repaired. pipe now is repaired. “We hope to hear from “We suspect that differthe county [today] that we ential settlement of the can lift the advisory,” said ground caused the leak,” Michael Howe, Clallam Howe said. County Public Utility DisThe pipe was 6 feet deep and under 30 inches trict spokesman, in an

of asphalt. The boil-water advisory does not affect nearby Sekiu or the Clallam Bay Correctional Center. The state Department of Health recommends that Clallam Bay residents boil their tap water or use purchased bottled water for drinking, cooking, washing dishes and brushing teeth until further notice. Water should be brought to a rolling boil for one minute to kill germs. For more information, visit www.clallampud.net or phone 360-452-9771 or 800-542-7859.

learning about job opportunities. Applications are being accepted for the 34th annual Washington State Patrol —Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp to be held at the Washington State Patrol Academy in Shelton from July 24-30. The application deadline is May 13. The camp offers exposure to problems encountered by law enforcement officers on a daily basis and shows how to handle these situations in a professional manner. The State Patrol and other police departments provide officers as staff members to instruct and serve as counselors. Guest speakers from various agencies provide firsthand information to the students. Students get exposure to federal, state, county and local law enforcement as a possible career path. The academy is sponsored and paid for by Kiwanis clubs statewide and supporters. Applications can be downloaded from the State Patrol’s home page, www. wsp.wa.gov, under “Outreach.” Peninsula Daily News

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A tree went down through a power line on Patterson Road in Port Angeles. The morning outages wreaked havoc on the westbound commute on U.S. Highway 101 into Port Angeles after several traffic lights were disabled. Traffic was backed up to the Morse Creek S-curve. The State Patrol directed traffic until the lights were

restored at about 9:15 a.m. PUD spokesman Michael Howe said the wind damage began at about 7:30 a.m. As of 6 p.m., the remaining areas without power were along Patterson Road southeast of Port Angeles, the Joyce area, Lake

Sutherland and Barnes Point. “We’re making progress,” Howe said. At 10 a.m., about 750 customers around Joyce and another 750 east of Port Angeles were without power. “The others are spread

out west and in Sequim,” Howe said. An outage at the PUD office on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles resulted in computer and telephone delays, Howe said. City of Port Angeles spokeswoman Teresa Pierce said no power outages occurred in the city. A downed tree blocked both directions of U.S. Highway 101 at Barnes Creek at Lake Crescent at 2:35 p.m. The state Department of Transportation cleared the tree and reopened the road at 3:10 p.m. Puget Sound Energy spokeswoman Abigail Elliott said 500 Jefferson County customers lost electrical power shortly after noon. “Crews are responding to outages as they happen,” Elliott said. PSE officials had restored power to all but 44 of those customers by 6 p.m. High winds and heavy seas canceled the Port Townsend-Coupeville ferry service aboard the MV Chetzemoka for much of the morning and part of the afternoon.

Hood Canal Bridge remained open, with waves splashing over its south side. D’Amico said the Peninsula lowlands can expect showers today, with a stronger system moving in Friday night. Friday’s storm will pack sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts in the 30 to 45 mph range, D’Amico predicted. Lowland snow is not in the forecast, but the freezing level will remain below 3,000 feet through the weekend, D’Amico said. Olympic National Park reported 117 inches of snow at Hurricane Ridge on Wednesday. Hurricane Ridge Road was closed Wednesday due to high winds and drifting snow.

________ Reporters Jeff Chew and Tom Callis contributed to this report. Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.

Blues: Show should draw wide variety of people Continued from A1 mally attend a blues festival. “We were able to pull it off this year but had to Economic boost schedule it in the middle of “Anytime you have big the week.” name come to Port Mahal’s presence in Port Townsend, it brings people Townsend is expected to to town, and that fills our attract a wide variety of hotels, fills our restaurants people who might not nor- and gets people to shop at

local stores,” said Christina Pivarnik, Port Townsend director of marketing. “This is so cool for Centrum that they got Taj Mahal, and it will give the town an economic boost.” Mahal, 68, was born Henry Fredricks in New York City and adopted the alias of Taj Mahal after hav-

ing a dream about India. He began recording in the mid-1960s and has released more than 30 albums in various styles, from standard American acoustic blues to music that incorporates a variety of “world music” styles. In the 1960s and 1970s, he played as the opening

act for many of the era’s biggest bands playing only an acoustic guitar. In subsequent years, he has varied his styles, most recently appearing in Seattle as the leader of a jazz trio. He also toured with Bonnie Raitt this summer. For information about registering for the 2011

Acoustic Blues Festival or for Taj Mahal ticketing information, visit www. centrum.org or phone 360-385-3102.

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veterans center. Next week, the Clallam County commissioners will PORT ANGELES — The consider throwing in another building obviously has seen $15,000 for the study, which better days. is expected to take about two Its insides are gutted, and months. rust and blotches of faded paint and metal have become Dissension as much of an accent to its Approval of the study at facade as the art deco features that makes the 1930s- the council’s Tuesday meeting wasn’t unanimous. era structure so unique. Exactly what shape the Mayor Dan Di Guilio, citing building at 215 S. Lincoln St. concerns that the price tag is — the city’s former fire hall, too much, was the lone discouncil chambers and jail — senting vote. “I felt it was way too much is in and how much it may cost to repair it may soon be money,” he said Wednesday. “We have other priorities known. The Port Angeles City at this point,” Di Guilio Council has agreed to spend added. “I understand the logic . . . $25,000 on a study that would provide an estimate it’s not the time, I believe, to on how much it would cost to spend that kind of money.” City Councilwoman Cheput the building — the centerpiece of a proposed histori- rie Kidd, who has champical district — back into use. oned the creation of a historiAlong with being a cal district since before she historical landmark, the was elected more than three building has been eyed as years ago, said she thinks the the new location of the money is worth it. Peninsula Daily News

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“It’s our next step,” she said. “We have to assess the needs of the building so we know what to do with it.” Kidd began proposing that the building be repaired and kept as a historical landmark in 2007, when the city put it on its surplus list. City Hall chose to try to sell the building after determining it would cost too much to keep. City staff members couldn’t recall Wednesday how much the repairs were anticipated to cost. But County Administrator Jim Jones, who toured the building at the time with city staff, said the repairs were projected to cost between $800,000 and $1 million. “That assumed there were no structural problems that couldn’t be easily rectified,” he said. Jones said the county was supportive of the historical district when it was proposed four years ago and

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The Port Angeles City Council has agreed to contribute $25,000 to a study that would provide a cost estimate for putting the former fire hall, council chambers and jail back into use. The historic building is at 215 S. Lincoln St. remains onboard. If the state Governor’s Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approves the creation of a historical district — which would also

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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire asserted in a federal court brief that Attorney General Rob McKenna’s participation in a lawsuit challenging the federal health care overhaul does not represent Washington’s position. McKenna, a Republican, is one of 26 state attorneys general who are challenging the constitutionality of the individual mandate in the 2010 Affordable Care Act — the requirement that all Americans enroll in a health insurance plan or pay a penalty. On Monday, Gregoire filed the brief, which aims to inform the federal judge ruling on the lawsuit that Washington state is already moving forward with implementing some provisions of the new law.

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offset out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs under a Medicaid program and requiring states to set up high-risk pools to cover adults who can’t find other insurance. Gregoire’s office said the state has already received a $1 million federal grant to help with the cost of implementing the law. The prospect that implementation could be halted “would be particularly inappropriate,” Gregoire wrote, “when the governor of Washington is not being represented by the attorney of the state here and, in fact, welcomes further implementation of the act in the state.” “We’ve already implemented some very positive things when it comes to the Affordable Care Act,” said Karina Shagren, spokeswoman for the Governor’s Office. “We want to make sure the judge realizes what has been implemented, how the citizens of Washington have benefitted and that it could be very disruptive to halt implementation now.” Gregoire also told U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson that McKenna does not represent her or any other state official.

Constitutionality McKenna spokeswoman Janelle Guthrie said the state attorneys general want the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the law as soon as possible. “We are supporting expedited review by the U.S. Supreme Court,” Guthrie said. “We’re kind of wondering why the Department of Justice hasn’t moved forward in either requesting a stay or making a motion to appeal so we can all continue the work of creating a health care system that’s affordable and accessible to all Americans without violating their rights.” Three federal judges have upheld the constitutionality of the law, while two have struck it down. The Obama administration has asked U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson to clarify his Jan. 31 ruling striking down the health reform in its entirety. Vinson ruled that the whole law is unlawful because the mandate is central to its functioning. The White House has appealed the adverse rulings to two appeals courts rather than asking the Supreme Court to review the contradictory rulings on an expedited basis. Last week, McKenna joined the other state attorneys general in opposing the administration’s request for clarification on whether Vinson’s ruling is, in effect, an injunction that would halt implementation of the law in every state.

County to auction surplus property Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Treasurer’s Office will hold an Online Surplus Sale of properties beginning Friday and running until 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 14. Auction items include an excavator, two sweepers, a 26-foot travel trailer, a flatbed truck and weed eaters, mowers, brush hogs and approximately 20 wooden doors. Other items include a pickup truck, 35 mm cameras and lenses and video cameras seized by the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team. Items will be available for viewing and bidding on

the county website at www. clallam.net; go to “Online services,” then “Sale of Surplus Property.” Potential bidders must preregister online at www. publicsurplus.com. Bidders must have an e-mail address and a credit card in order to place a bid. A public viewing of auction items will be held at the Clallam County Road Department, 1033 W. Lauridsen Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 10. For more information on the sale process, phone Teresa Marchi at 360-4172250. For more information on auction items, phone Tom Gray at the Road Department at 360-417-2369.

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A thirsty seagull drinks from a puddle of muddy freshwater on Ediz Hook on Wednesday.

Push to consolidate education in limbo Goal same but houses taking different paths By Donna Gordon Blankinship

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SEATTLE — The future of a plan to consolidate most of the state’s education work into a new Department of Education was undecided Wednesday as the governor prepared to pump up her promotional campaign for consolidating state education programs and boards into one cabinet-level department. The proposal by Gov. Chris Gregoire was passed by the Senate Education Committee with one major change. Higher education was removed from the consolidation effort. The Senate Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the bill but no vote. Meanwhile, the chair of the House Education Committee wasn’t sure if the governor’s proposal was the right plan for the state’s children. “The governor’s proposal began with a predetermined outcome. That may or may not be the wisest, most prudent approach,” Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos, D-Seattle, said Wednesday. Santos said everyone agrees that the state’s education system is fragmented and that Washington needs a seamless system from early learning through college, but she supports a different approach that may or may not come to the same conclusion. She supports a proposal by Rep. Kathy Haigh,

D-Shelton, that would form a Washington Education Council to develop a recommendation for a new preschool-through-college education system. Santos didn’t want to call Haigh’s proposal a step back. “It takes a measured step forward,” she said. The House approved Haigh’s bill Wednesday night. The chair of the Senate Education Committee said another education study wouldn’t get much support in the Senate. “We have studied far too long,” said Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell. McAuliffe said the governor is right: It’s time for one leader to make sure the plans for fixing the state’s education system are carried out.

Room for compromise She added, however, that despite the apparently broad differences between the House and the Senate at this point in the session, there’s room for compromise and enthusiasm for finding a solution that works for both houses. The presence of two representatives, including Haigh, at the governor’s news conference shows they all have areas of agreement, McAuliffe said. McAuliffe said the governor is working with everyone to make sure a compromise is reached. “I know she’s going to work very hard to bring everyone together,”

she said. The governor’s plan would eliminate the state Board of Education, the Department of Early Learning and nearly 10 other departments, boards and committees and place their functions under a new Department of Education. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction would still oversee K-12 education, but most administrative matters would move to the new department. Under Gregoire’s proposal, the governor would — starting next year — nominate a secretary of education, who would need confirmation from the state Senate. Gregoire said she foresees a nationwide search for a professional to head the department, someone with vision and leadership skills but also expertise in education. A preliminary financial analysis of the governor’s proposal, as it stands in the Senate bill, estimates it would save the state more than $500,000 in the 20112013 biennium. The governor said at a news conference Wednesday afternoon that the failures in the state’s education system are obvious to nearly everyone: Kids are starting kindergarten unprepared to learn, too many students are dropping out of high school because they’re not ready for higher-level learning, the state is not getting

enough kids ready for science- and math-intensive jobs, college freshmen are forced to take remedial classes and college credits some kids earn during high school are not being accepted by the state’s universities. “We know what’s failing in the system. It’s no hidden secret to any of us. We need to stop denying it. We need to stop the studies and excuses,” Gregoire said.

National support She said her plan was met with enthusiasm at the National Governors Association meeting earlier this week, where she was told by education experts and other governors that Washington is leading the nation in making bold plans to eliminate education silos that other states will adopt in the next few years. Gregoire said she has heard some people think she is trying to change things too quickly. “We can’t go fast enough,” she said. Sen. Rodney Tom has taken the idea one step further and proposed eliminating the superintendent of public instruction as an elected position. His idea would require a constitutional amendment because the superintendent’s job was established by the state constitution. His proposal, which consists of two bills, was heard in the Senate Education Committee but has not come for a vote.

Briefly . . . Town hall meetings set by lawmakers State Rep. Kevin Van De Wege plans town hall meetings in Port Townsend and Sequim on Friday, March 11. State Rep. Steve Tharinger will join him at the Sequim meeting. He has a scheduling conflict that will not allow him to attend the Port Townsend meeting, his office said. The Port Townsend meeting will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St. The Sequim meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 MacLeay Road. The two legislators will have wrapped up the first half of the 2011 legislative session and want to hear feedback from constituents about proposals under consideration in Olympia, they said in a statement. “It’s always good to meet with constituents in per-

son,” Van De Wege said. “When people can have a conversation with their legislators face to face, they feel more involved in the process.” Said Tharinger: “People are particularly concerned about the economy and what we’re doing in Olympia to help. “This is an opportunity for people to ask questions and get information about the issues that affect them.” The two represent the 24th District, which covers Jefferson and Clallam counties and part of Grays Harbor County. The events are free and open to the public. For more information, phone 360-786-7916 or 360-786-7904.

Health exchange OLYMPIA — State senators approved on a partyline vote a bill that begins to lay the groundwork for the federal health care overhaul in Washington. Senators voted 27-22 to set up a state health insurance exchange — a publicprivate association

designed to promote competition and drive down costs for individuals and smaller businesses when the federal law is fully implemented. Under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, states are required to set up these exchanges by Jan. 1, 2014. Kent Democratic Sen. Karen Keiser said lawmakers are taking this step to keep the federal government from making decisions for the state. Under the federal law, the federal government will establish the exchange if the state fails to do so.

Cost for the daylong workshop is $72. During the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. lunch break, Sonheim will give a free presentation about her book, which includes 52 drawing exercises “to open the mind and quell the fear of creativity,” the event announcement said. A catered lunch from Oven Spoonful is available for $10. For more information or to RSVP, phone 360-4572759.

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PORT ANGELES — AARP driver safety classes Artist workshop will be offered at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 PORT ANGELES — E. Seventh St., from 9 a.m. Carla Sonheim, author of to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Drawing Lab for Mixed Wednesday. Media Artists, will hold a public workshop and book The course emphasizes signing at Art Supplies defensive-driving techUnlimited, 124-B W. First niques. St., from 10:30 a.m. to A $14 fee covers the 5 p.m. Saturday, March 12. cost of materials, and Sonheim recently moved AARP members receive a to Seattle and has taught $2 discount. at various art retreats such For more information as Journal Fest, Artfest, or to enroll, phone 360Art & Soul, The Art Nest 457-7004. and ArtUnraveled. She also Peninsula Daily News conducts online workshops. and The Associated Press


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PA’s pool ‘in strong financial shape’ Facility that had to be saved now eyes growth By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Now that the William Shore Memorial Pool is on solid financial ground, the next steps will be to replace the antiquated pipes and to install air-conditioning and insulation for the 50-yearold building, said Steve Burke, executive director of the pool. Burke, who was appointed by the metropolitan parks district board in November, said the pool is paying down its debt by generating revenue from its swimming programs. “Because we’re in strong financial shape, looking at all of these projects, we’re not looking at going back to the taxpayers at all to fund any of this,” Burke told about 80 people at a Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Port Angeles CrabHouse Restaurant on Monday. “We can do that with the money we have now, mostly because of the increase in programing that we’re able to do to generate more revenue,” Burke said.

improvements” because the building is not insulated, Burke said. “Our pool is in great financial shape,” Burke said. When the metropolitan park district was formed, it needed to borrow money to operate the pool. Levy money did not come in until the following year. The pool was previously funded by the city of Port Angeles.

The Port Angeles public pool is closed this week for maintenance. It will reopen Sunday. While most pools around the state get more than 70 percent of their revenue from levies, the William Shore Memorial Pool gets half its revenue from levies and half from its programs.

Debt payment on track

Paying for the pool Taxpayers pay 14.85 cents per $1,000 assessed property tax valuation to the pool district — a measure voters approved in 2009. Burke said the percentage coming from programs could reach 70 percent in coming years. In January, programing revenue for the pool was $25,000 — more than twice the $12,000 budgeted. “I think we still have even more room for growth,” Burke said. “Our biggest struggle is that we’ve been running out of room at our pool to do things.” Looking ahead, Burke said the pool eventually will have a children’s splash-

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William Shore Memorial Pool Executive Director Steve Burke speaks about pool operations during the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday. and-play area and an exercise therapy pool on the same property. “It is an old pool — 50 years — but it is in good shape, mechanically,” Burke said. “A lot of the things are old and they need to be replaced, but they’re running. “The piping is very old and very tenuous, and the flow is so much reduced that we just need to get it replaced because we can’t circulate the water as much

as we would like to.” Burke said the air circulation in the building is poor because there is no heating, ventilating and airconditioning system. The old air-conditioning system corroded. “Nowadays, they actually have products that can withstand the chlorine air that we have to recirculate,” Burke said. An energy conservation audit found that the building is “a target-rich environment for energy

safety, not just swimming strokes, he said. “We’re heading towards wanting to provide for any kid that wants to learn how to swim that we can provide for that,” Burke said. “That’s not a revenue issue for us as a pool and for the board; it’s just a community-value issue — that we don’t lose any of our kids within our community because they couldn’t swim.” Cherie Kidd, chairwoman of the William Shore Memorial Pool commission, said the pool is “looking sharp and doing good.” “We opened it up to the community, and the community response was overwhelming,” said Kidd, who is also a Port Angeles City Council member. “Thanks to the community support, this year, we are celebrating our 50th anniversary of the William Shore Memorial Pool.” Russ Veenema, Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce executive director, described the pool as a community success story.

“We had to go into debt for a little bit, and we’re on track to paying off that debt at the end of this year,” Burke said. “That will put us probably two years before we anticipated being able to pay off that debt.” Burke said he gets calls from other pool officials and school districts from around the state asking how Port Angeles saved its pool. He said the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is even considering moving a district meet to Port Angeles next year because of the financial stability of the pool. Burke said communities ________ without pools inevitably see more drownings because Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be fewer kids know how to reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. swim. Lessons have been ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. adapted to Red Cross water com.

Volunteers sought for Project Homeless Connect Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Organizers of the second annual Clallam County Project Homeless Connect, scheduled March 17, are seeking volunteers. “We’re especially recruiting people with professional skills to volunteer for any part of the day,” said Cindy Burdine, Homeless Connect co-chairwoman.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the event will provide onsite services at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, to people who are homeless or at risk of losing their housing. “St. Patrick’s Day is an appropriate time for caring people to come together to help end homelessness in Clallam County,” said Bur-

dine, a Serenity House of Clallam County deputy director. “Dental and vision checkups were some of our most popular services last year, so we really need help in those and other health care specialties,” she added. “Olympic Community Action [Programs] can provide a dental chair, but they had to close their dental

Lewis-McChord soldier given 60 days for Afghan misconduct The Associated Press

JOINT BASE LEWISMCCHORD — A judge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has sentenced a soldier to 60 days’ hard labor and a bad-conduct discharge for misconduct in Afghanistan. Spc. Corey Moore of Redondo Beach, Calif.,

Death Notices

pleaded guilty to some accusations — that he kicked a witness in a drug investigation and stabbed a corpse. The judge found him not guilty of several other charges, including conspiracy to beat up a whistleblower and wrongfully trying to impede an investigation.

Death and Memorial Notice

William F. Foley

Sandra Hansen

Nov. 24, 1956 — Feb. 25, 2011

July 14, 1928 February 22, 2011

William F. Foley died in his Port Angeles home of cardiac arrhythmia at age 54. His obituary will be published later. Services: Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m., memorial in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles; followed at 2 p.m. with a celebration of life in the Eagles Lodge, 110 S. Penn St., Port Angeles. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com

Remembering a Lifetime

Mrs. Sandra Hansen, 82, of Port Angeles, passed away on February 22, 2011, of agerelated causes. She was born July 14, 1928, in Seattle, Washington, to George H. and Pearl (Chase) Sacco. She was married to Lee Roy Burke from 1946 until they divorced in 1952. Sandra married Robert Hansen on January 8, 1955, in Seattle. He preceded her in death in 1975. She was a housewife, realtor, musician, and developed and owned a trailer park. Mrs. Hansen enjoyed playing piano and organ. She played in a jazz band through the 1970s and 1980s, performing at various functions. She also loved watching her grandchildren participate in sports, taking yearly trips to Reno with family, cooking, and being a seamstress. She was a member of Queen of Angels Church, Elks Lodge, Eagles Club, Emblem Club, Musicians Union, and Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She is survived by her

Mrs. Hansen sons and daughters-inlaw, John Burke of Seattle, Frank and Laurie Burke and Craig and Tracey Hansen, all of Port Angeles; brother and sister-in-law, Scott and Sandra Sacco; eight grandchildren; five greatgreat-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. Sandra’s brother, Joe Sacco, preceded her in death. A funeral will be held at Queen of Angels Church, 209 W. 11th St., Port Angeles, on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at 2 p.m. A reception at the church will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to Elks Naval Emblem Club or a charity of your choice.

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eliminate homelessness,” she said. “Another way to help is by donating toward event costs,” she added. Homeless Connect is a countywide event sponsored by Clallam County and its advisory task force, with Clallam Transit providing free transportation. To offer health care or

legal, cosmetology or other professional services, phone Burdine at 360-452-9866 or e-mail cindybserenity@ yahoo.com. Others interested in volunteering or donating should phone Dole at Clallam County Health & Human Services at 360565-2608 or e-mail jdole@ co.clallam.wa.us.

Death and Memorial Notice Katie Bell Schmuck June 8, 1914 February 25, 2011 Katie Bell Taylor was born June 8, 1914, in Walnut, Iowa, to parents Frank and Frankie Taylor. Katie found that her heart belonged in Sequim 83 years ago when her family moved here. She passed away on February 25, 2011. Some early memories include walking to town from Port Williams with her brother, Otey, to the Dresden Theatre in Sequim. She remembers making the comment to her stepmother when in the seventh grade, “I met the neatest guy at school today.” Katie and Fred Schmuck married in 1935, and were happily married for 66 years until Fred’s death in 2001. Hodgkin’s disease took their son, Larry, at the age of 23. Their daughter, Janice, married Gary Smith and gave Katie four grandchildren to love and have a reason to keep the cookie jar full. Her main accomplishment was nurturing and showing interest in and concern for her family members with visits, phone calls, and food. Also included in her life’s experiences was helping to milk the family cows by hand, separate cream, make butter, cook meals for hired men, sew clothes and dance cos-

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Mrs. Schmuck tumes, pay $5 a month on the Co-op bill till it was paid during hard times, wash clothes in a wringer machine and hang them on the porch to dry, dance at the Chicken Coop, and cook large family holiday meals. She always attended school and family events of her daughter and grandchildren with such enthusiasm and support. Holding her grand- and great-grandbabies was her joy. She enjoyed playing cards. Katie and Fred traveled to many places through farm tours, and when she got over her fear of flight, they went with family and friends to Hawaii, Mexico, Alaska, Australia, Europe, and through the Panama Canal. She was chosen as Honorary Pioneer of Sequim in 2007. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She appreciated

the Shepherds’ visits while spending four years at Sherwood Assisted Living. She was always saying “thank you” for their good and loving care. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Janice and Gary Smith; her four grandchildren, Troy and wife Becky Smith, Ben Smith, Wendy and husband Joe Schroeder of Sequim and Anthony and wife Jenny Smith of Lisbon, Portugal; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-greatgrandchildren. She holds the title of “Grandma” to many more. Also, daughter-in-law Ramona and husband Jim Henslee of Delhi, California, and their four children, Doug, Judy, Linda, and Lisa and grandchildren. Still living are sisters-in-law Helen Schmuck of Spanaway, Washington, Betty Wood of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Helen Jarvis of Sequim. Deceased are brothers, Otey Taylor and Joe and Frederick Jarvis. A graveside service will be held at Mount Angeles Memorial Park on Friday, March 4, 2011, at 11 a.m. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. at Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel. Pastor Bill Gordon will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Participant ID: 5724114, Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure, P.O. Box 660843, Dallas, TX 75266-0843.

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n behalf Of the COssell and bishOp families, we would like to let the community know how very much we appreciate the overwhelming outpouring of well wishes and prayers during this time of great sadness. We always knew that Jodi’s kindness touched many lives, but were amazed to see just how many. To everyone who sent cards, food, flowers, and condolences, there are really no words to let all of you know how truly gracious you are however, we would like to extend a sincere “Thank You” to each of you, from the bottom of our hearts. Your thoughtfulness means so very much to each one of us. Thanks again for your support during this very difficult time.

A special thank you to all of the emergency response personnel that responded to the 911 call with such compassion & professionalism, and to the entire ICU staff (& more), of Harrison Memorial Hospital in Bremerton, for being so supportive & hospitable to our family, as well as Jodi’s guests & visitors during her time there.

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The 22-year-old Moore’s trial took place Wednesday after a one-day delay. Moore is one of a dozen 5th Stryker Brigade soldiers accused of crimes in Afghanistan. Five are charged with murder in the deaths of three Afghan civilians.

clinic, so they don’t have a dentist available this year,” she added. Volunteers are needed in every area, said Jill Dole, co-chairwoman and Clallam County Homelessness Task Force coordinator. “From greeters to exit survey takers, there’s a job for everyone who’s able to dedicate a little time to help


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Obama ‘DOMA’ action out of bounds PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS said his view of same-sex “marriage” is “evolving.” Apparently he thinks that the law should Cal be based on a Thomas kind of Darwinian jurisprudence which allows it to “evolve” and become whatever the ruling politicians at a given moment say it is (or isn’t). How else to explain the decision by the president and his attorney general, Eric Holder, not to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996? The Senate vote was 85-14; the vote in the House was 34267, an indication of overwhelming public support to keep marriage for opposite-sex couples. Let’s leave aside for the

moment any moral, religious, historical or cultural reasons for maintaining the legal status quo on marriage, which has precedent dating to biblical times. The president and his attorney general have concluded that because DOMA is being challenged before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which they say “has no established or binding standard for how laws concerning sexual orientation should be treated” — they will circumvent or overrule judicial authority and decide the matter for themselves. This “we are the law” thinking is what we oppose in Middle East dictators. Holder contends that because of past “discrimination” against gays, the Second Circuit Court will, or should, apply a more “rigorous standard” to such cases and when they do, DOMA will be found unconstitutional. Doesn’t this sound strangely like Richard Nixon’s approach to the law? It was Nixon who told David Frost in 1977:

“When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal.” So when the president and his attorney general refuse to defend a law they have taken an oath to uphold, isn’t that the other side of the same coin? Imagine the reaction from the Left had George W. Bush announced his administration would no longer defend Roe v. Wade because he thought it unconstitutional and it would eventually be overturned by the Supreme Court. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich in an interview on Friday, said he thought the ObamaHolder decision not to defend DOMA in the courts might be an impeachable offense and that the House may “zero out (defund) the office of attorney general and take other steps as necessary until the president agrees to do his job.” He later softened his stance on the issue of impeachment, saying instead in a statement to reporters that, though impeachment is clearly not an appropriate action, “Congress has every

Peninsula Voices Against HB 1366 I sent e-mails to state Reps. Steve Tharinger and Kevin Van De Wege and state Sen. James Hargrove about three weeks ago. I received an immediate reply from Sen. Hargrove both by e-mail and by phone. Rep. Tharinger replied, stating that he was a cosponsor of [HB 1366] and stated his reason why, which I did not agree with, but I appreciated his quick response. Although I sent two e-mails to Rep. Van De Wege, he never responded. This bill is an attempt to eliminate limited service pregnancy providers who provide a much-needed service to our community and to our state at no cost to the taxpayer. I would suggest that our representatives would visit the local providers and meet the volunteers who work there and see what really takes place there

responsibility to demand President Obama live up to his constitutional obligations.” The president and attorney general believe there are no “reasonable” arguments in favor of retaining DOMA. Constitutional attorney John Whitehead disagrees. Whitehead tells me he thinks the Obama-Holder tactic is “an attempt to provide cover for the president’s decision to achieve a repeal of DOMA through the courts as opposed to an evenhanded evaluation of the strengths of the legal arguments.” Whitehead notes that Holder has acknowledged a binding circuit court precedent which holds that “classifications based on sexual orientation are subject to ‘rational basis’ scrutiny.” Under such scrutiny, Whitehead says, “a legislative classification based on sexual orientation would be upheld if there is any conceivable basis to support the distinction; a court is not to judge the wisdom, fairness, or logic of the legislative choice.”

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Whitehead adds: “Because rational basis scrutiny is extremely deferential to the decision of the legislature, the determination that it applies to a particular classification basis is usually outcome determinative; where rational basis scrutiny applies, that equal protection challenge is almost always denied.” That is why President Obama and Attorney General Holder are wrong to pre-judge the outcome of this case in the courts, not to mention their rejection of congressional authority. Isn’t this ultimately about the separation of powers? ________ Cal Thomas is a Fox TV network commentator and syndicated news columnist. His column appears on this page every Thursday. He can be reached at tmseditors@tribune.com or by U.S. mail to Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, NY 14207.

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protected in Washington’s state budget. Clover B. Gowing, Sequim

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As a health educator, I have been active on issues of access to reproductive health services. This is why I’m so concerned about the deep cuts in the proposed state budget that will impact access to family planning. It’s not often that legislators come across clear-cut cases of what works and what doesn’t as they create policies and budgets. But here’s one: Family planning works as preventive, cost-effective health care. Family planning provides many needed services for low-income women including birth control, cancer screening and annual exams. It helps women and families by reducing unintended pregnancies. It also saves the state a

How about “hypocritiCal” Thomas? Like most Republicans, Thomas ignores the widely publicized, actual rationing of health care by commercial insurance companies (often denying critical, lifesaving care to people who have paid their premiums) while devoting a whole column (“Slippery Slope: Monetary Value Of Life,” Feb. 24 PDN) to the evils he perceives of an unrealized potential for government rationing of health care. This follows his deathpanel column (“Sarah Palin Was Right: ‘Death Panels’” Dec. 30 PDN) where his perpetuation of Sarah Palin’s death-panel canard was soundly rebuked in the media. Allen C. Robinson, Port Ludlow

whole lot of money. For every dollar we invest, we save more than $4 in costs associated with unintended pregnancies. Report after report shows how family planning benefits entire communities. That’s why it’s a priority

for global development today. That’s why it was a bipartisan issue until it was politicized unnecessarily. It was a Republican, President Nixon, who signed into law the first national family planning

program called Title X. President Nixon said: “No American woman should be denied access to family planning assistance because of her economic condition.” For all these reasons, family planning should be

End Iraq, Afghan wars to help budgets WISCONSIN, INDIANA, OHIO, Idaho . . . these are the latest fronts in the battle of budgets, with the larger fight over a potential shutdown of the U.S. government looming. These fights, radiating out Amy from the occuGoodman pation of the Wisconsin Capitol building, are occurring against the backdrop of the two wars waged by the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan. No discussion or debate over budgets, over wages and pensions, over deficits, should happen without a clear presentation of the costs of these wars — and the incalculable benefits that ending them would bring. First, the cost of war. The U.S. is spending about $2 billion a week in Afghanistan alone. That’s about $104 billion a year — and that is not including Iraq. Compare that with the state budget shortfalls. According to a recent report

by the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, “some 45 states and the District of Columbia are projecting budget shortfalls totaling $125 billion for fiscal year 2012.” The math is simple: The money should be poured back into the states, rather than into a state of war. President Obama shows no signs that he is going to end either the occupation of Iraq or the ongoing war in Afghanistan. Quite the opposite; he campaigned with the promise to expand the war in Afghanistan, and that is one campaign promise he has kept. So how is Obama’s war going? Not well. This has been the deadliest period for civilians in Afghanistan since the U.S.-led invasion began in October 2001. Sixty-five civilians were reportedly killed recently in Kunar, near Pakistan, where mounting civilian casualties lead to increasing popular support for the Taliban. 2010 was the deadliest year for U.S. soldiers as well, with 711 U.S. and allied deaths in Afghanistan. Soldier deaths remain high in 2011, with the fighting expected

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to intensify as the weather warms. The Washington Post recently reported that Obama’s controversial CIA-run drone program, in which unmanned aerial drones are sent over rural Pakistan to launch Hellfire missiles at “suspected militants,” has killed at least 581 people, of whom only two were on a U.S. list of people suspected of being “high-level militants.” Ample evidence exists that the drone strikes, which have increased in number dramatically under Obama’s leadership, kill civilians, not to mention Pakistani civilian support for the United States. Meanwhile, in Iraq, the democracy that the neocons in Washington expected to deliver through the barrel of a gun with their “shock and awe” may be coming finally, not with the help of the U.S., but, rather, inspired by the peaceful, popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. However, Human Rights Watch has just reported that as people protest and dissidents organize, “the rights of Iraq’s most vulnerable citizens, especially women and detainees, are routinely violated with impunity.” Protests have erupted in

another Tahrir Square, in Baghdad (yes, it means “liberation” in Iraq and Egypt), against corruption and demanding jobs and better public services. Iraqi government forces killed 29 people over the weekend, and 300 people, including humanrights workers and journalists, have been rounded up. Yet, the U.S. continues to pour money and troops into these endless wars. Rolling Stone’s Michael Hastings, whose reporting exposed the crass behavior of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, has just exposed what he calls an illegal operation run by Lt. Gen. William Caldwell in Afghanistan, in which a U.S. Army “psy-ops” operation was mounted against U.S. senators and other visiting dignitaries in order to win support and more funding. One of Hastings’ military sources quoted Caldwell as saying: “How do we get these guys to give us more people? . . . What do I have to plant inside their heads?” The recently retired special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), Arnold Fields, just reported that $11.4 billion is at risk due to inadequate planning. Another group, the U.S. Com-

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mission on Wartime Contracting, “concludes that the United States has wasted tens of billions of the nearly $200 billion that has been spent on contracts and grants since 2002 to support military, reconstruction, and other U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.” Which brings us back to those teachers, nurses, police officers and firefighters in Wisconsin. Mahlon Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, told me in the Capitol rotunda in Madison why the unionized firefighters were there, even though their union was one not targeted by Gov. Scott Walker’s bill. “Tthis is about an attack on the middle class.” By shutting down the attacks on the people of Iraq and Afghanistan, we can prevent these attacks on the poor and middle class here at home. ________ Amy Goodman hosts the radio and TV program “Democracy Now!” Her column appears every Thursday. E-mail her at mail@ democracynow.org or in care of Democracy Now!, 207 W. 25th St., Floor 11, New York, NY 10001.

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The Peninsula A cold front has pushed well inland across the Pacific Northwest. An upper-air low off the coast of British Columbia will send some disturbances into the area over the next few days. One disturbance will bring some additional rain to the Peninsula today. Rainfall Neah Bay Port amounts from this morning through this afternoon will gen44/35 Townsend erally be between 0.10 and 0.30 of an inch. Snow levels Port Angeles 46/36 will be down around 1,000 feet, above which 1-3 inches 44/30 of additional snow will fall. Temperatures will remain Sequim below normal.

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PA man, 78, still missing By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Mary Ann Hudson is asking the public to stay on the lookout for her 78-year-old brother. Robert “Bob” Goss drove away in Hudson’s silver 2006 Jeep Cherokee sometime before dawn Monday and hasn’t come back since. Family members are growing more and more concerned because Goss gets confused around strangers, rarely drives and couldn’t get up if he fell, Hudson said. The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office issued a missing/endangered person alert for Goss on Tuesday. He was last seen wearing a red pullover sweatshirt and a navy-blue cap with a “BERLIN” logo. Goss is 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has short gray hair and brown eyes. Hudson believes her brother left in the middle of the night to buy some Coca Cola. As her brother’s caregiver, she has access to Goss’ bank account, which hasn’t been used since his disappearance. “I check that twice an hour,” Hudson said. Goss has lived with Hudson on Finn Hall Road, between Port Angeles and Sequim, for about two years. Hudson helped the Sheriff’s Office post missing person fliers Wednesday. She also spoke with worried family members, some of whom live in New Zealand, and searched the area where a utility worker reported seeing Goss on Monday morning.

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obert “Bob” Goss is 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has short gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red pullover sweatshirt and a navyblue cap with a “BERLIN” logo. her brother doesn’t carry cash. NorthWest Cable News has posted a story with Goss’ image to its website. It has yet to air on television, Hudson said. She hopes that more media coverage will draw attention to the disappearance.

Anyone with information on Goss’ whereabouts is asked to phone the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office at 360-417-2459.

________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.

Robert T. Goss, 78, of Clallam County has been missing from his sister’s house since early Monday morning. He was driving a silver 2006 Jeep Cherokee with the Washington state license plate 161 VUO.

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The utility worker thought he saw Goss driving near the intersection of Old Olympic Highway and U.S. Highway 101. Hudson said she hoped the Sheriff’s Office would launch a search-and-rescue operation. “I feel like if it was a 7-year-old boy, they’d have someone looking for him,” Hudson said. Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict said deputies are constantly looking for Goss. He said there hasn’t been a search-and-rescue operation because they don’t know where to start.

The Sheriff ’s Office would initiate such an operation if the Jeep is found, Benedict said. “My guess is that he headed out of the county,” Benedict said. The State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies have the Washington licence plate number — 161 VUO — and will alert the Sheriff’s Office if they spot the Jeep, Benedict said. Hudson believes Goss is still in the Port AngelesSequim area because the gas tank was on low and


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Salmon taking UW’s season going in wrong direction after Charlie?

Pac-10) close out the regular season at home this weekend, SEATTLE — For most of beginning with tonight’s his tenure at Washington, matchup against surging Lorenzo Romar’s teams have UCLA, which has won eight of made a habit of surging toward nine. Then comes a matchup the end of the season, whether with USC on Saturday night. it’s improving their But this weekend seed for the NCAA will be lacking the tournament, or in the celebrations most expected to take case of a year ago, place back in the prejust making the field. season, and even just Right now, Washington is limping Next Game six weeks ago, when Washington was contoward the finish. sidered the class of “We’re so up and Tonight the conference. vs. UCLA down. Some games They were the at Hec Ed we’re at where our preseason conference potential should be Time: 6 p.m. favorites for the first and some games, On TV: ESPN2 time in school history like the [Washington and by the end of State] game, it’s just January had built a not there,” Washington guard 7-1 conference mark with many fans wondering how Isaiah Thomas said. “I don’t know what it is. soon the Huskies would run That whole month of Febru- away and wrap up a second ary was just not a good month regular-season title in three years. for us.” The Huskies (19-9, 10-6 Turn to Dawgs/B3 The Associated Press

MUCH LIKE THE latest and greatest Charlie Sheen meltdown, this year’s salmon returns look to be a rager. With a Matt healthy amount of fish forecast to Schubert come back to Puget Sound waters, a hastily scheduled media blitz may very well be in the offing. Coho conversing with Couric. Chinook sharing with Schlesinger. Pinks parsing words with Povich (“Mr. Humperton . . . . you are not the father!”). Oh yes, it won’t be long before “Strait salmon” is a trending topic on Twitter. The highlight of the hysteria: projected strong chinook returns to Puget Sound and Columbia River. The latter’s fall chinook run (760,000 fish) constitutes the fifthlargest of its kind since 1948, while the former (243,000 summer/fall chinook) is an improvement on last year’s projections. Throw in some strong pink and coho returns predicted for Puget Sound, and there appears to be some hope for a satisfactory salmon season. If only the Columbia River coho prospects — key to the coastal salmon fishery — were a little sunnier, we’d have it all. Alas, unlike our man Charlie Sheen, we can’t always be winning. Here’s a quick glance for area anglers:

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Sweat drips from the brow of Washington’s Isaiah Thomas during the second half of Sunday’s game against Washington State in Seattle. Washington State beat Washington to complete a season sweep.

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Deadline looms for NFL labor Players, owners meet with possible lockout coming later tonight By Howard Fendrich

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About 980,000 coho are forecast to return to Puget Sound streams this year, about 367,000 more fish than last year’s forecast. In addition, nearly 6 million pink salmon are expected to return to Puget Sound this year. That forecast is 3 million below 2009’s record return but still an abundant run, said Steve Thiesfeld, Puget Sound salmon manager for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. “This is shaping up to be a really good year in Puget Sound for both coho and pink salmon,” Thiesfeld said in a new release, also noting that an additional 17 million pink salmon are forecast to return to Canada’s Fraser River this year. “A portion of those Fraser River fish will make their way through the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the San Juan Islands boosting opportunities for Washington anglers.” Summer/fall chinook salmon returns to Puget Sound are expected to total about 243,000 fish, just above last year’s projection of 226,000. Most chinook fisheries in Puget Sound likely will be similar to last year, said Thiesfeld. Translation: Don’t expect to be blown away.

WASHINGTON — Locked in a multibillion dollar staredown, the NFL and the players’ union were expected to resume mediation this morning, 15 hours before the current collective bargaining agreement expires. The sides have met for nine days before federal mediator George Cohen, with no reports of significant progress. Goodell T h e y talked for four hours Wednesday, before the NFL contingent departed to attend a meeting of the 32 teams’ owners at a hotel 25 miles away in Chantilly, Va. Wednesday evening, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, two members of the owners’ labor committee and two top lawyers for the league returned to meet with Cohen at his office, with Goodell and the attorneys leaving last at 9:45 p.m. The NFL Players Association was not present for that meeting. The CBA runs out at midnight Eastern time as tonight becomes Friday, and among the possibilities are that the owners lock out the players or that the union decertifies. Whatever happens this week could cause the country’s most popular sport to lose regular-season games to a work stoppage for the first time since 1987. Or, perhaps, everything could be resolved by management and labor in an industry with annual revenues topping $9 billion. NFL owners, who are not required to take a lockout vote, ended their special labor meeting Wednesday night without taking any action. “The committee has not made any decision as to what will happen upon expiration of the current agreement if we don’t have a new one by [tonight],” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said. Today’s owners session was canceled, and most owners, including the Patriots’ Robert Kraft and the Cowboys’ Jerry Jones, were headed for home.

Ocean prospects Anglers can expect an ocean fishery for chinook and coho this summer similar to 2010, said Doug Milward, ocean salmon fishery manager for Fish and Wildlife. “Last year, fishing was good for chinook and fair for coho,” said Milward. “The number of salmon available for this summer’s ocean fishery is expected to be similar to last year, so anglers should see another good year of fishing.” Nearly 250,000 hatchery chinook are expected to return this year to the lower Columbia River. Those salmon traditionally have been the backbone of the recreational ocean chinook fishery. The 362,500 coho bound for the Columbia River — not quite at 2009’s historically good levels — also account for a significant portion of the ocean catch.

Public meetings Forecasts were developed by Fish and Wildlife and treaty Indian tribes. Fishery managers have scheduled a series of public meetings during the next few weeks to discuss potential fishing opportunities before finalizing seasons in mid-April. Turn

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Neah Bay senior basketball star Drexler Doherty led the Red Devils to their third state tournament trip in four years. He was also the Peninsula’s leading scorer this season.

Shot in the dark Neah Bay’s Doherty grows into more complete player By Matt Schubert

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NEAH BAY — There was no need for an alarm clock in Drexler Doherty’s neighborhood. His steady dribble pounded the blacktop each morning on the “Church Court” across the street from his Neah Bay home. A grade-school-aged basketball junky with serious ambitions, the Red Devils’ future star rarely missed an opportunity to get a few shots before school. While he chucked up shot after shot at the modest outdoor rims, another day dawned on the edge of the Earth, and his neighbors rose to the sounds of one child’s hoop dreams. “I’d wake up at 6 every morning and go shoot for probably an hour or hour and a half before I went to school,” said Doherty,

whose Red Devils open Class 1B Elite Eight play today in Spokane (see story today on Page B3). “I had a fifth-grade teacher who lived right across the street from me. He said that’s how he used to wake up for school in the morning. He’d hear my basketball going.” All of these years later, Doherty’s basketball aspirations are still there.

Top scorer After starting for the Neah Bay varsity each of the past four seasons, he’s cemented himself as one of the program’s all-time top scorers. Doherty has led the North Olympic Peninsula in scoring each of the past three season, and is averaging a career-high 22.4 points per game this year.

1B Elite Eight Earlier this season, he became the eighth Red Devil to top the 1,000-point plateau. He will likely finish his somewhere among the school’s top five in career scoring by the time the season is over. Yet, according to first-year Red Devils head coach Gerrad Brooks, it is Doherty’s growth in other areas of his game that make him so dangerous this year. “He’s really been able to create shots for others this year,” Brooks said of Doherty, who averages 3.1 assists per game this year as an off guard. “He’s done a good job of not only scoring but getting other people opportunities to score as well, and defensively he gets after it.” Indeed, Doherty led the team with 3.2 steals per game while operating at the top of the full court press. Turn

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Today Boys Basketball: Neah Bay vs. Rosalia at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, championship quarterfinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 9 p.m. Girls Basketball: Neah Bay vs. Colton at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, championship quarterfinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 9 a.m.

Friday Boys Basketball: Neah Bay at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, semifinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, TBD. Girls Basketball: Neah Bay at Class 1B 2011 Hardwood Classic state championships, semifinals, at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, TBD.

Area Sports Bowling LAUREL LANES Feb. 17 Mix and Match Men’s High Game: Fred Pratt, 267 Men’s High Series: Fred Pratt, 669 Woman’s High Game: Debbie Halverson, 202 Woman’s High Series: Rena Peabody, 524 League Leaders: Pen Ply March 1 Tuesday Brunch League High Score: June Larson, 180 High Series: Deb Campion, 472 March 1 Seniors Men’s High Game: Paul Schoville, 193 Men’s High Series: Paul Schoville, 542 Woman’s High Game: Hazel Vad, 185 Woman’s High Series: Hazel Vad, 480 League Leaders: Glads March 1 Mixed Up Mixed Men’s High Game: Bill Gannon, 247 Men’s High Series: Tracey Almond, 625 Woman’s High Game: Barbara Davidson, 234 Woman’s High Series: (T)Barbara Davidson/ Jess Edgmon, 493 League Leaders: Edison Medicine

College Basketball Men’s Top 25 1 Ohio State 27-2 1,602 2 Kansas 27-2 1,554 3 BrighamYoung 27-2 1,460 4 Duke 26-3 1,380 4 Pittsburgh 25-4 1,380 6 Purdue 24-5 1,305 7 Texas 24-5 1,216 8 Notre Dame 23-5 1,173 9 San Diego 27-2 1,151 10 Wisconsin 22-6 1,040 11 Louisville 22-7 937 12 Syracuse 24-6 898 13 N. Carolina 22-6 797 14 Florida 22-6 688 15 St. John’s 19-9 651 16 Connecticut 21-7 643 17 Georgetown 21-8 559 18 Arizona 23-6 404 19 Villanova 21-8 382 20 Kentucky 20-8 335 21 Vanderbilt 21-7 330 22 Missouri 22-7 261 23 Xavier 22-6 246 24 Texas A&M 22-6 178 25 Utah State 26-3 129 Others receiving votes: George Mason 120, Temple 120, UCLA 75, Kansas State 31, West Virginia 28, Virginia Tech 22, Cincinnati 12, Alabama 5, UNLV 4, Butler 3, Missouri State 3, Old Dominion 1, Long Island 1, Belmont

Basketball NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 37 22 .627 — Denver 35 26 .574 3 Portland 33 27 .550 4½ Utah 32 29 .525 6 Minnesota 15 47 .242 23½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 43 19 .694 — Phoenix 31 28 .525 10½ Golden State 27 33 .450 15 L.A. Clippers 21 40 .344 21½ Sacramento 15 43 .259 26 Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 50 11 .820 — Dallas 44 16 .733 5½ New Orleans 35 28 .556 16 Memphis 34 28 .548 16½ Houston 31 31 .500 19½ EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 44 15 .746 — New York 31 28 .525 13 Philadelphia 30 30 .500 14½ New Jersey 17 43 .283 27½ Toronto 17 44 .279 28

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New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, a former Seattle Mariner, throws during the second inning of Wednesday’s baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla. Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 43 17 .717 — Orlando 39 22 .639 4½ Atlanta 37 24 .607 6½ Charlotte 26 33 .441 16½ Washington 15 45 .250 28 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 41 18 .695 — Indiana 27 33 .450 14½ Milwaukee 23 36 .390 18 Detroit 22 41 .349 21 Cleveland 11 49 .183 30½ Wednesday’s Games Atlanta 83, Chicago 80 San Antonio 109, Cleveland 99 Golden State 106, Washington 102 Boston 115, Phoenix 103 Minnesota 116, Detroit 105 New York 107, New Orleans 88 Oklahoma City 113, Indiana 89 Charlotte at Denver, 6 p.m. Portland at Sacramento, 7 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m. Today’s Games Orlando at Miami, 5 p.m. Denver at Utah, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Toronto vs. New Jersey in London, England, 12 p.m. Chicago at Orlando, 4 p.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Oklahoma City at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. Golden State at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Cleveland at New York, 4:30 p.m. New Orleans at Memphis, 5 p.m. Indiana at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Phoenix at Milwaukee, 5:30 p.m. Miami at San Antonio, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.

Hockey NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 64 40 15 9 89 210 151 Calgary 65 33 23 9 75 196 182 Minnesota 64 33 25 6 72 166 170 Colorado 64 26 30 8 60 184 219 Edmonton 64 21 35 8 50 160 212 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 64 37 21 6 80 180 163 Phoenix 65 33 22 10 76 186 189 LA 63 35 24 4 74 178 156 Dallas 63 34 23 6 74 174 177 Anaheim 63 33 25 5 71 176 186 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 63 39 18 6 84 213 183 Chicago 63 34 23 6 74 202 173 Nashville 64 32 23 9 73 162 153 Columbus 62 31 24 7 69 171 183 St. Louis 63 28 26 9 65 173 186

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philly 62 40 16 6 86 203 159 Pittsburgh 65 37 21 7 81 189 162 Rangers 65 33 28 4 70 181 160 New Jersey 63 28 31 4 60 134 165 Islanders 65 24 32 9 57 177 208 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 63 37 19 7 81 195 148 Montreal 64 34 23 7 75 168 165 Buffalo 62 30 25 7 67 179 179 Toronto 64 28 27 9 65 167 195 Ottawa 63 21 33 9 51 143 201 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 63 37 19 7 81 192 192 Washington 64 34 20 10 78 170 162 Carolina 64 30 25 9 69 186 194 Atlanta 64 26 27 11 63 179 208 Florida 63 26 30 7 59 160 173 All Times PST NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesday’s Games Toronto 3, Pittsburgh 2, OT New Jersey 2, Tampa Bay 1 N.Y. Islanders 4, Minnesota 1 Calgary at Chicago, 6 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 7 p.m. Today’s Games Tampa Bay at Boston, 4 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. St. Louis at Washington, 4 p.m. Buffalo at Carolina, 4 p.m. Ottawa at Atlanta, 4 p.m. Montreal at Florida, 4:30 p.m. Columbus at Edmonton, 6 p.m. Nashville at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at San Jose, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 4 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m. Carolina at Chicago, 5:30 p.m. Columbus at Calgary, 6 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim, 7 p.m.

Transactions Baseball American League Cleveland Indians: Traded LHP Aaron Laffey to the Seattle Mariners for INF Matt Lawson. National League Houston Astros : Renewed the contract of LHP J.A. Happ. Los Angeles Dodgers : Agreed to terms with INF Ivan DeJesus, LHP Scott Elbert, C A.J. Ellis, RHP John Ely, RHP Javy Guerra, RHP Blake Hawksworth, OF Jamie Hoffmann, RHP Kenley Jansen, LHP Clayton Kershaw, INF John Lindsey, RHP Jon Link, INF Russell Mitchell, RHP Carlos Monasterios, OF Xavier Paul, OF Trayvon Robinson, RHP Travis Schlichting, RHP Ramon Troncoso and RHP Luis Vasquez on one-year contracts. Renewed the

contract of RHP Ronald Belisario and placed him on the restricted list. Milwaukee Brewers : Agreed to terms with 3B Casey McGehee on a one-year contract. Washington Nationals : Agreed to terms with LHP Ross Detwiler, LHP Atahualpa Severino, RHP Collin Balester, RHP Brian Broderick, RHP Adam Carr, RHP Cole Kimball, RHP Garrett Mock, RHP Elvin Ramirez, RHP Henry Rodriguez, RHP Craig Stammen, RHP Drew Storen, C Wilson Ramos, INF Ian Desmond, INF Danny Espinosa, INF Chris Marrero, OF Roger Bernadina, OF Corey Brown and OF Nyjer Morgan on one-year contracts. Renewed the contracts of RHP Tyler Clippard and RHP Jordan Zimmermann. American Association Amarillo Sox : Signed RHP Corey Bass, RHP Chad Povich and SS Jason White. Kansas City T-bones : Signed RHP Kyle Dahman and RHP Steven Stewart. Sioux City Explorers : Signed C Tyler Goodro. Acquired RHP Matt Gibbs and INF Mike Murphy from Laredo (United) for two players to be named. Can-Am League Quebec Capitales : Traded LHP Troy Cate to Calgary (North American) for a player to be named. Frontier League Joliet Slammers : Signed OF Kris Kasarjian, INF Sean Rockey, LHP Mike Vitale and LHP Rich Wasielewski. Normal Cornbelters : Signed RHP Jon Berger. River City Rascals : Received C Josh Banda from Worcester (Can-Am) to complete an earlier trade. Traverse City Beach Bums : Traded RHP Eric Blackwell to Rio Grande Valley (North American) for a player to be named. Signed C Adam Jacobs. North American League San Angelo Colts : Signed OF Ronnie Gaines.

Basketball NBA Boston Celtics : Signed F Troy Murphy. Utah Jazz: Signed coach Ty Corbin to a multiyear contract. NBA Development League Rio Grande Valley Vipers : Acquired F Arinze Onuaku.

Football NFL Carolina Panthers: Tendered contracts to RB DeAngelo Williams, DE Charles Johnson, QB Matt Moore, CB Richard Marshall, LB James Anderson, TE Jeff King, TE Dante Rosario, WR David Clowney, S Marcus Hudson, LS J.J. Jansen, DT Derek Landri, K Rhys Lloyd, LB Jordan Senn, CB C.J. Wilson, DT Nick Hayden, DT Ed Johnson, LB Nic Harris, G C.J. Davis, WR Charly Martin and QB Keith Null. Denver Broncos : Released TE Daniel Graham. New England Patriots: Announced the retirement of OL Stephen Neal.

SPORTS ON TV Today 10 a.m. (26) ESPN MLB Baseball, Detroit Tigers vs. Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Kissimme, Fla. Noon (47) GOLF PGA Golf, The Honda Classic at PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 4 p.m. (26) ESPN College Basketball, Tennessee at South Carolina. 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Men’s College Basketball, St. John’s at Seton Hall. 5 p.m. (31) TNT NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic at Miami Heat. 6 p.m. (26) ESPN Men’s College Basketball, Wisconsin at Indiana. 6 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Men’s College Basketball, UCLA at Washington. 6 p.m. (25) FSNW Men’s College Basketball, Oregon State at Arizona. 7:30 p.m. (31) TNT NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets at Utah Jazz. 8 p.m. (25) FSNW Women’s College Basketball, California at Stanford. New Orleans Saints : Signed DT Shaun Rogers to a one-year contract. New York Jets : Waived DE Vernon Gholston and TE Ben Hartsock. Philadelphia Eagles : Signed QB Michael Vick to a one-year contract.

Golf Usga : Named Mike Davis executive director.

Hockey NHL Boston Bruins : Assigned G Michael Hutchinson from Providence (AHL) to Reading (ECHL). New York Rangers : Recalled G Chad Johnson from Connecticut (AHL). Assigned G Cam Talbot to Connecticut. Washington Capitals : Siggned D Dmitry Orlov to a three-year contract. American Hockey League Binghamton Senators : Assigned F Yannick Tifu, F Corey Cowick and G Carrett Zemlak to Elmira (ECHL). Bridgeport Sound Tigers : Released F Jason Pitton. Charlotte Checkers : Recalled F Jared Staal from Florida (ECHL). Assigned F Mike McKenzie to Florida. Chicago Wolves : Assigned G David Brown to Quad City (CHL). Connecticut Whale : Signed G Dov GrumetMorris. Lake Erie Monsters : Returned D Louis Liotti to Reading (ECHL). Springfield Falcons : Assigned D Mike Ratchuk to Fort Wayne (CHL). Syracuse Crunch : Assigned D Eric Regan to Elmira (ECHL). Texas Stars : Assigned F David Bonk to Allen (CHL). ECHL Las Vegas Wranglers : Loaned LW Blair Riley to Peoria (AHL). Reading Royals : Traded F Devin Timberlake, D Dallas Jackson and G Bobby Jarosz to Gwinnett for D Sam Roberts. Signed D Matt Baxter. Utah Grizzlies : Signed G Tyler Sims. Central Hockey League Arizona Sundogs : Signed D Matt Frick. Laredo Bucks : Waived F Adam Gebara.

Lacrosse National Lacrosse League Edmonton Rush : Acquired F Zack Greer from Minnesota for a 2013 first-round draft pick. Minnesota Swarm : Traded F Zack Greer to Edmonton for a 2013 first-round draft pick. Activated D Ryan Cousins.

Soccer Major League Soccer Chicago Fire : Signed M Marko Maric and G Alec Duffy. New England Revolution : Re-signed F/M Zak Boggs and G Tim Murray. Seattle Sounders Fc : Signed F Lamar Neagle and M Servando Carrasco.

College Auburn : Named Mike Pelton defensive line coach. Indiana : Named Deland McCullough running backs coach. Iowa State : Announced men’s basketball G Korie Lucious is transferring from Michigan State. Juniata : Announced the resignation of football coach Carmen Felus, to accept the position of co-offensive coordinator at TennesseeMartin.

Briefly . . . NOBAS set to begin its season Sat. PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Baseball and Softball season is scheduled to begin Saturday. The season will open with skills testing for boys at Lincoln Park in Port Angeles. The skills testing schedule is as follows: 12-yearolds at 6 a.m.; 11-year-olds at 7 a.m.; 10-year-olds at 8 a.m.; 9-year-olds at 9:30 a.m. and 8-year-olds at 11 a.m. Seven-year-olds who have requested skill testing will report with the eightyear-olds. All players should arrive

at least 20 minutes before skill testing time to receive instructions.

Senior Olympics CHANDLER — Ron Snipe of Port Angeles recently claimed four medals in the Arizona Senior Olympics at the Mesquite Grove Aquatic Center. Snipe entered four events in swimming, earning medals in all four. Ron won gold in the 100-meter backstroke, 200 backstroke, and 200 individual medley. He took home bronze in the 50 backstroke. Snipe will participate in Senior Games in Virginia, Missouri, Wyoming, West Virginia, Maine and Nevada in the coming months.

AND 1 Tour LA PUSH — The AND 1 Live Tour, formally known as “The AND 1 Mixtape Tour” will be visiting La Push on March 11. The Quileute All-Stars will host the AND 1 Legends at the Akalat Center, 330 Ocean Drive, at 4 p.m. The game will be preceded by a meet-and-greet with the Legends at Forks High School at 6 a.m. and at the Akalat Center at 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. The AND 1 players have participated in the Nike dribbling commercials, ESPN and ESPN2’s Street Ball Series and various EA Sports Street Ball video games. Don Wenzl For more information, The Windermere Girls went undefeated to win the fifth/sixth-grade division contact Ann Penn-Charles of the YMCA Presidents Day 3-on-3 tournament. Team members are, from at 360-374-2228. Peninsula Daily News left, Madelyn Wenzl, Ebony Billings, Katyn Flores and Kiki Tyler.


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Kelley coming back Seattle lefty on track for speedy recovery By Tim Booth

Feeling he needed to get back on the mound immediately, Kelley now says he PEORIA, Ariz. — Maybe likely returned too soon and someday in the future struggled the remainder of Shawn Kelley will get his the season. surgery named after him. Learning from that For now, he’ll experience, Kelley gladly just let his was honest with the elbow surgery last Mariners medical fall be known as a staff last June when “modified Tommy that all-to-familiar John” that without discomfort first showed up in Kelany setbacks will get ley’s right elbow. him back on the It was reminismound much sooner Kelley cent of Kelley’s freshthan most who need ligament surgery in their man year at Austin Peay when as a teenager he pitching elbow. “As far as the rehab and needed a full Tommy John the training room and all procedure to continue his that stuff, that was treated baseball career as a pitcher. All the rehab work that no different than a normal Tommy John, like when I didn’t involve surgery failed had the Tommy John sur- to solve Kelley’s discomfort. When he went in for surgery,” Kelley said. gery on Sept. 1, Kelley knew “What’s different now is the throwing program will he was likely facing a procedure that could cost him progress a lot faster.” The Seattle Mariners more than a year of pitching. What doctors found was reliever is in the midst of a difficult comeback from the pleasantly surprising. The ligament in his right second elbow surgery of his elbow that was previously career. But the challenge isn’t repaired was fine. What docwhether he’ll be able to tors found was some fraying regain the mid-90s fastball and wearing at another spot or a nasty slider that helped in his elbow. That damage him make the team two was fixed and Kelley was years ago as a non-roster given a new prognosis. Instead of seeing the invitee. It’s trying to hold back mound again in 2012, Kelwhen his surgically repaired ley could be throwing from a mound by the end of right arm feels so good. “I’m just like, ‘let’s crank spring training. Kelley’s rehab followed a this thing up and see similar track as his Tommy whether I’m ready or not.’ But I can’t. The last thing I John procedure. For the first four months, want to do is be back to where I am now,” Kelley Kelley was constantly in the gym, spending a few hours said. “It’s tough. “But I go out and I have a each day just building plan of what I want to strength back in his elbow, accomplish that day, the then spending a couple more intensity I want to throw at hours with his usual offseaand I just stay at that level son conditioning program. Trainer Rick Griffin and don’t let myself get too started Kelley on a throwing excited.” Two years ago, Kelley program Feb. 1 with a goal made an unlikely major of being back on the mound league debut, earning a spot sometime around June. So far, Kelley has thrown on the Mariners roster only from flat ground and thanks to that mid-90s fastwith strict limitations. ball and biting slider. He goes through the He didn’t allow a run in his first six appearances in same fundamental drills as his teammates, but when it the majors. He was on the way to a comes time to make that stellar rookie season before a extra throw over to first strained oblique muscle put base during pitchers fielding practice, Kelley only him on the disabled list. The Associated Press

Doherty: Shot Continued from B1 themselves during a game, if they are getting the ball He also improved on enough, then they are going what was considered his to be hustling still, making greatest bugaboo in years all the plays.” Doherty’s growth in those past: poor shot selection. Just a year ago, Doherty areas comes months after he averaged 20.6 field goal began the season in street attempts per game while hit- clothes because of eligibility ting just 35 percent of them. issues. He failed to keep his That included a 27.3-percent clip from 3-point range grades up during the first (42 of 154) that pointed to a quarter of his senior year, forcing him to sit out the shoot-first mentality. While his shot attempts first five weeks of the season. It was the second year in have remained about the same this year (20.0 per a row that he missed a game), he’s shot 41.0 percent chunk of the season. As a junior, he took leave from the field and 32.4 perfrom the team for the birth cent from distance. Much of that has to do of his daughter, Sariah, in with the quality of shots he’s January. Now, like any other partaken the season. “Getting my team ent, he sometimes wakes up involved a lot more is proba- at 3 a.m. to help take care of bly the main thing I’ve her. Not exactly the typical worked on throughout high life of a high school senior. But Doherty makes no school,” said Doherty, who is making his third trip to excuses. state. “It makes it a little bit “I can just tell when I’m harder [being a student and getting my teammates a dad], but I still shouldn’t be involved. failing my classes,” Doherty “The way they present said.

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Pitcher Aaron Laffey, formerly of the Cleveland Indians, holds his son, Braeden, before a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday in Goodyear, Ariz. Laffey was traded to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

M’s deal for pitcher The Associated Press

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Aaron Laffey’s role was unclear with Cleveland. Maybe he’ll find more clarity in Seattle. The Indians traded the left-hander to the Mariners on Wednesday for minor league infielder Matt Lawson, who will report to Cleveland’s minor league camp. Laffey split time between Cleveland and Triple-A Columbus last season, and he bounced back and forth between the rotation and bullpen. The 25-year-old, who was once considered a rising star in the Indians’ system, was in the mix to be the club’s No. 5 starter this season. goes through the motions. He’s hoping that will change soon. “It’ll just continue to increase, increase the time a little bit, increase the distance and little by little

In Seattle, Laffey will be reunited with former Indians manager Eric Wedge and pitching coach Carl Willis. He’s likely to be looked at as a possible No. 5 starter with the Mariners. “With Aaron, we felt we had the opportunity to acquire a left-handed pitcher with major league experience,” Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik said in a statement. “We will bring him to spring training and give him a chance to compete for a position on our pitching staff.” Laffey went 2-3 with a 4.53 ERA in 29 games last year for the Indians, who drafted him in 2003. He was 18-21 in 79 career games with Cleveland. hopefully in a few weeks here I’ll be getting up on the mound a bit, or at least throw to a catcher down and be working toward a bullpen at some point,” Kelley said.

Neah Bay faces difficult first-round matchups ment: a game against Colton (22-2) at 9 a.m. SPOKANE — There The Wildcats finished are no gimmes in the the regular season as the Elite Eight state baskettop-rated girls team in ball tournament. 1B but were thrown into That rings especially today’s first rounder true for the Neah Bay against Neah Bay after boys (21-5 overall) and girls (23-1), both of whom falling to second-ranked Almira/Coulee-Hartline face extremely tough 45-43 at regionals. draws in today’s first Neah Bay’s boys, on round games in the Class the other hand, are faced 1B bracket at Spokane with the unenviable task Veteran’s Memorial of facing red-hot Rosalia. Arena. The Spartans (22-1), For the Red Devil led by 6-foot-5 post girls, a regional champiNathan Richards, come onship resulted in perinto the tournament on a haps the most unlucky 21-game winning streak. pairing of the tournaPeninsula Daily News

Doherty still hopes to play college basketball in the future, and would prefer to play somewhere close to home so he can be with his family on the weekends. Brooks, a former college player himself, said there’s no reason Doherty can’t succeed at the next level.

“His basketball IQ and his ability he has now will get him in the door,” said Brooks, who played at Barton College in North Carolina. “I hope he gets an opportunity to progress his game. “He can definitely help teams.”

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Labor: Lockout Continued from B1

The ninth session at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service also included Goodell and all 10 members of the owners’ labor committee and lasted about four hours. Labor committee members who attended the talks Wednesday were: Kraft, Jones, Jerry Richardson of the Carolina Panthers, Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers, John Mara of the New York Giants, Mike Brown of the Cincinnati Bengals, Clark Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs, Dean Spanos of the San Diego Chargers, Mark Murphy of the Green Bay Packers, and Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos. After the day’s early session, the NFL contingent got into a fleet of a half-dozen black SUVs and headed to Chantilly. Va., to fill in other owners on the status of the negotiations. About 20 minutes after the league’s group left at 2 p.m., the NFL Players Association’s negotiators group departed on foot, walking in the direction of the union’s headquarters, a couple of blocks away. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, a member of the NFLPA executive committee, attended the mediation. Like Mawae, Brees hadn’t attended this round of negotiations, which began Feb. 18. But now all members of the union’s executive committee have been present at least once. “We’re talking,” Mawae said when he left. “It’s better than not talking.” NFL general counsel and lead labor negotiator Jeff Pash reiterated early Wednesday that it is possible that the league and union could agree to extend the deadline for arriving at a new CBA. “We have to see where we are. We’ve said that’s an option. We’re not taking anything off the table,” Pash said.

“We can’t comment, and even more so we’re certainly still involved in our dialogue, and so there is no comment,” Jones said. Indianapolis Colts owner J i m m y Irsay said the owners welcomed the opportunity to be Jones updated on negotiations, but there was little reason for them to remain in Washington as the deadline approaches. “We had the chance to ask questions, but we didn’t break with a lockout vote or anything like that,” Irsay said. Asked what he expected to happen heading toward the CBA’s expiration, he added: “I never have expectations, except to have A, B, C, D and E, and to always plan for F. “It changes, a chessboard that moves around and things happen at unusual hours.” Because mediator George Cohen told both sides to stay silent publicly about the current talks, no one has revealed any specifics about what progress might have been made. The biggest sticking point all along has been how to divide the league’s revenues, including what cut team owners should get up front to help cover certain costs, such as stadium construction. Under the old deal, owners got $1 billion off the top. They entered these negotiations seeking to double that. Among the other significant topics: a rookie wage scale; the owners’ push to expand the regular season from 16 games to 18 while reducing the preseason by two games; and benefits for retired players. Earlier Wednesday, a ________ large group of owners and players’ union president AP Pro Football Writer Barry Kevin Mawae participated Wilner and Sports Writer Joseph in mediated contract talks White in Chantilly, Va., contribfor the first time. uted to this report.

Schubert: Fish Continued from B1 Halibut hangup A meeting schedule, salmon forecasts and information about the salmon season-setting process are available on Fish and Wildlife’s website at http://wdfw.wa. gov/fishing/northfalcon/. Phil Anderson, Fish and Wildlife director, said department staff will work closely with tribal co-managers and constituents to develop fisheries that meet conservation objectives and provide fishing opportunities on abundant runs of wild and hatchery fish. “We will continue to design fishing seasons that not only meet conservation goals for salmon, but also minimize impacts to other species,” said Anderson in a news release. “It is important that we take into account the entire ecosystem when managing our fisheries.” State, tribal and federal fishery managers will meet March 5-10 in Vancouver, Wash., with the Pacific Fishery Management Council to develop options for this year’s commercial and recreational ocean chinook and coho salmon fisheries.

In related news, halibut quotas across the North Olympic Peninsula will be slightly larger this year. That doesn’t mean anglers can expect longer seasons, however. In fact, the Area 6 (eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca) and 9 (Admiralty Inlet) seasons could be one day shorter, according to The Herald in Everett. Fish and Wildlife has sent tentative season regulations to the International Pacific Halibut Commission. Here they are: ■ Neah Bay: Open in May for two weeks, Thursdays and Saturdays only, before reopening in June if enough quota remains. This year’s quota (108,792 pounds) is a 7.5 percent increase on last year’s number (101,179). ■ Area 6 and 9: Open May 5-29 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays only. Also open the entire Memorial Day weekend (aka Port Angeles Derby time).

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Matt Schubert is the outdoors and sports columnist for the Peninsula Daily News. His column regularly appears on Thursdays and Fridays. He can be reached at matt.schubert@ peninsuladailynews.com.

Dawgs: Season is headed in wrong direction Continued from B1 Then reality smacked the Huskies. They’ve dropped five of nine since that blistering start, including two straight in the league. They have no shot at the conference crown entering the final weekend and even their NCAA tournament fate is being questioned thanks to the recent struggles. “I don’t think we’ve progressed nearly as much as we needed to. When we were 4-0 and even at 7-1 we talked about we can’t remain stagnant,” Romar said.

“We’re doing well right now, but teams are going to get better as the season progresses. “We have to make sure that we get better and I don’t think we have improved as much as we should.”

Rough month February was especially damaging to the Huskies, who tumbled out of the Top 25 and most of the national discussion by getting swept on the road at the Oregon schools early in the month. They rebounded with

three straight wins before a one-point loss at No. 18 Arizona and then losing to rival Washington State last Sunday. Romar’s analysis of where the Huskies stand was straightforward. And he was highly critical of their inability to keep their focus on the defensive end, especially against the rival Cougars. After holding Washington State to just 24 points in the first half — and still trailing 24-17 at halftime — the Huskies surrendered a season-high 56 in the second-half.

“The last game that we played was a classic example of totally understanding who we were for a half. I thought we played good defense for a half. Unfortunately we missed eight layups in the first half and every time we missed those layups, I think mentally we deflated a little bit,” Romar said. “In the second half, we lost concentration as to who we were. If we miss 40 layups in a game, if we would still continue to defend, we would have a chance. “Whenever the Huskies

are not playing well, it’s weekend to close conference because we lose sight of play, but needs to impress in the Pac-10 tournament that.” next week just to make sure L.A. sweep its place in the postseason isn’t left for debate. Washington opened the “That’s the mindset. You Pac-10 season with a sweep want to win every game,” of the Los Angeles schools Thomas said. for only the third time in “We have five games left school history. possibly, and we want to try Thomas joked this week and win out so there are no that after that trip, every- ‘ands,’ ‘ifs’ or ‘buts’ about one was talking of the Hus- making the NCAA tournakies going 18-0 in the con- ment. ference. “I don’t feel like we have Now, the Huskies point to win out but as the leader guard is taking the of this team I want my approach that not only does teammates to feel as if we Washington need wins this need to.”


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Business

Politics & Environment

Steven Jobs returns to introduce a new iPad By Miguel Helft

The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Steven Jobs, Apple’s chief executive, interrupted his medical leave on Wednesday to introduce the company’s much-anticipated new iPad, a thinner, faster and lighter version of its popular tablet computer that will sell at the same prices as the original models. J o b s alluded to his leave but neither commented on his health nor s a i d whether he Jobs planned to return to the company in the near future. “We’ve been working on this product for a while, and I just didn’t want to miss today,” he said. The iPad 2 includes front and rear cameras, allowing video conversations, and comes in black and white versions. It will be available March 11 in the United States at prices ranging from $499 to $829. It will be available in more than two dozen other countries March 26, Jobs said. But the details of the

product were somewhat overshadowed by Jobs’s unexpected presence. His appearance lifted the mood of Apple’s fans and investors who have worried about the deteriorating health of the company’s visionary leader. Jobs was greeted with a standing ovation as he walked on stage in an auditorium here, and within minutes, Apple’s shares jumped more than $3, or nearly 1 percent. “It is clear that he is still in charge,” said Tim Bajarin, an analyst with Creative Strategies. “His presence underscores how important he feels the iPad is to Apple’s future.”

Potshots at rivals Though gaunt, Jobs, who turned 56 last week, looked roughly the same as he had in October, the last time he appeared in public to introduce a product. In a sign of the intensifying competition in the tablet market, Jobs not only promoted the features of the overhauled iPad, but also took potshots at Apple’s rivals, calling them “copycats” and saying they had been unable to match the first iPad on features or price. The market for tablet

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The iPad 2 is shown at an Apple event after the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco on Wednesday. computers is far more competitive now than when Apple began selling the iPad nearly a year ago. Companies like Samsung, Dell, Motorola, Research In Motion and Hewlett-Packard have introduced rival tablets, though some will not be available until later this year.

Rivals’ inroads But Apple’s rivals have yet to make significant inroads with consumers, in part because they have had difficulty matching the iPad’s pricing. The Motorola Xoom, for instance, costs $800. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is available for about

$500, but at 7 inches, is much smaller than the iPad, which is nearly 10 inches. The new iPad is built around a new chip that Apple designed, called A5, which is faster than its predecessor. Jobs said graphics performance would be nine times as fast. The new iPad is 8 millimeters thick, one-third thinner than the original and slightly thinner than the iPhone 4. Jobs said that at 1.3 pounds it was a fifth of a pound lighter than the earlier model, yet it has the same 10-hour battery life. “It feels totally different,” Jobs said.

Class-action lawsuit against seafood processor takes hit Judge says plaintiffs failed to show company suppressed fishermen’s pay The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. — A class-action lawsuit against one of the country’s largest seafood processors has taken a hit after a judge said the plaintiffs failed to show the company used its enormous market share to suppress prices paid to fisherman. In fact, U.S. District Court Judge Owen Panner said in a ruling Tuesday that the evi-

dence indicates Pacific Seafood has expanded the market for whiting and that fishermen have been getting better prices as a result. Prices paid to fishermen are at the heart of the lawsuit filed by two southern Oregon commercial fishermen against the seafood giant. Attorney Mike Haglund filed the suit in summer 2010.

It alleges that after buying up processors from California to the Gulf of Alaska, Pacific controls 50 percent to 75 percent of the market for whiting, Dungeness crab, Pacific shrimp and groundfish. The suit accuses Pacific Seafood of using that market share and coordination with other processors to drive down prices paid to fishermen. Such practices would violate federal anti-trust laws. Pacific Seafood has denied the allegation. A trial is scheduled to begin

next February. The plaintiffs asked the judge to prohibit Pacific Seafood from coordinating prices for whiting with Westport, Wash.-based Ocean Gold, the largest whiting processor on the West Coast. Panner said in denying the motion that the evidence doesn’t support the plaintiff’s allegation. “Instead, the evidence indicates that since 2006 defendants’ combined operations have expanded the market for whiting,” Panner wrote in the ruling.

Oil, gold, even stock prices up amid continued Libyan fighting The Associated Press

NEW YORK — U.S. oil prices rose to new 2½-year highs Wednesday amid continued heavy fighting in Libya. But Wall Street seemed relatively unruffled by the latest climb, and stocks edged higher after a surprisingly strong report on hiring by private companies raised hopes that the job market may be improving. April crude futures in New York closed up $2.60 to

$102.23 a barrel, after gaining $2.66 Tuesday. The London oil price, considered a better barometer of world prices, rose as high as $117.81 a barrel, also a new 2½-year high. The International Energy Agency estimated that as much as 1 million barrels of Libya’s total 1.6-million-barrel daily crude production is now on shutdown. But Saudi Arabia has pledged to make up the difference. The IEA said “some European refiners indicate

there is ample crude until at least the end of March.” Some investors continued to push money into gold, which closed up $6.50 to a record $1,437.20 an ounce in New York futures trading, after rising as high as $1,441. Silver also rallied, up 41 cents to $34.82 an ounce. Payroll processor ADP said private employers added 217,000 jobs last month, well above the 180,000 analysts had predicted. This raised hopes that the government’s employment

report coming up Friday could show a decline in the unemployment rate, which is currently 9 percent. The Federal Reserve also reported that the U.S. economy expanded broadly over the last two months. All 12 regions covered by the survey reported “modest to moderate” growth, including a pickup in retail sales. Rising stocks outnumbered falling ones 2-to-1 on the N.Y. Stock Exchange. Consolidated trading volume was 4.2 billion shares.

SPOKANE — Red Lion Hotels Corp. reported its fourth-quarter loss grew to $4.5 million, or a loss of 24 cents per share, from a loss of $2.7 million, or a loss of 14 cents a share a year earlier. Taking into account one-time items, the Spokane-based hotel chain reported a fourth-quarter loss of $7.2 million, or a loss of 39 cents per share. Company officials aren’t optimistic about the first quarter of 2011. “Unfortunately, similar to many midscale hotels across the country, hotels in many of our key markets are experiencing a softening of demand in the first quarter that the company anticipates will reverse in the second half of the year,” said Jon Eliassen, president and CEO, in a statement. For fiscal 2010, Red Lion reported a loss of $4.7 million, or 25 cents per share. After one-time items, the company reported a loss of $8.2 million, or 45 cents per share. The hotel chain owns the Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles.

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wouldn’t receive them otherwise.” Warnick serves on the Correctional Industries board, and said the program can help inmates become productive members of society after serving their time. “These are the kinds of ideas we must have to stretch tax dollars and continue to help those who are less fortunate.”

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ISSAQUAH — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s fiscal second-quarter net income rose 16 percent as the wholesale club operator benefited from stronger business overseas and growing membership. It extends Costco’s run as one of the stronger retailers in the slow economy. Shoppers have flocked to its stores for deals on basics and more recently for housewares and other discretionary purchases. Costco, based in Issaquah, on Wednesday reported net income of $348 million, or 79 cents per share, for the period that ended Feb. 13. That’s up from $299 million, or 67 cents per share, a year ago.

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke believes a House Republicans plan to cut $61 billion in federal spending this year would reduce economic growth and cause job losses. Bernanke, speaking to the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, said the economic impact of the cuts would come over the next two years. The Fed chief said they would reduce growth by as much as two-tenths of a percentage point. “That would translate into a couple hundred thousand jobs. So, it’s not trivial,” he said.

Eyeglass bill OLYMPIA — The state House has unanimously approved a bill to allow doctors to buy eyeglasses made by prison inmates for their Medicaid patients. Medicaid patients have been unable to have new eyeglasses covered by the government health benefits program since January because of budget cuts in the wake of revenue shortfalls. Rep. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, introduced House Bill 1613 to allow inmates in the Correctional Industries program to make the glasses, which doctors could purchase and then sell to patients at cost. Warnick said the bill — which is now under consideration by the state Senate — “would allow someone learning a trade to provide eyeglasses to people who

Nonferrous metals NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Wednesday. Aluminum - $1.1706 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $4.4935 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $4.4800 N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Lead - $2568.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.1298 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1425.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1437.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed. Silver - $34.960 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $34.825 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Platinum - $1850.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1859.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed.

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NORMAN, Okla. — Tests to determine if bone fragments found on a remote South Pacific island are the remains of Amelia Earhart are inconclusive, researchers announced Wednesday, dashing hopes they might help explain what happened to the famed aviator who disappeared in 1937 while trying to fly around the world. Scientists at the University of Oklahoma attempted to detect human DNA from three bone fragments recovered last year by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, a group of aviation enthusiasts in Delaware that found the pieces of bone while on an expedition to Nikumaroro Island, about 1,800 miles south of Hawaii. The group has uncov-

ered several artifacts, including some old makeup and glass bottles from the 1930s that suggest Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan may have died as castaways on the island, said Ric Gillespie, director of the group. “We knew this would be a tough job to get DNA from stuff that had laid around for 70 years,” Gillespie said in a phone interview.

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Honoring another fallen musician; RIP HERE WE GO with another week of live music and your excuses for not going out and enjoying some are getting thin. The snow is gone, it’s not as cold and it’s time to relieve yourself of cabin fever, after all, spring is just around the corner.

Port Angeles ■  On Saturday at the Junction Roadhouse, junction of U.S. Highway 101 and state Highway 112 five miles west of Port Angeles, dance to the blues, rock, reggae with a Jimi Hendrix theme of Blu Meadows for the first time on the Peninsula from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. $3 cover. On Sunday, Chantilly Lace hosts the Junction Jam from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. On Wednesday, banjo craftsman Jason Mogi and bassist Paul Stehr-Green play from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. ■  Tonight at Castaways Restaurant and Night Club, 1213 Marine Drive, the Sundowners host a jam from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. These fellas really know how to have fun! On Saturday, get your country up with Denny Secord Jr. and Haywire from 8 p.m. to midnight. Haywire covers country from the classic period of the ’50s to today’s contemporary sound, so two-step, boogie or line dance the night away. ■  On Friday at Bar N9ne, 229 W. First St., Seattle rock band Stone Axe plays after a surprise opening band from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. $3 cover. On Saturday, Bar N9ne welcomes back Jason Mogi and Paul Stehr-Green for another night of old-time Appalachian, American roots, jam band improv and good ol’ rock ’n’ roll at 8:30 p.m. Jason (Deadwood

LIVE MUSIC Revival) and Paul (SuperNelson Trees) blend their talents for a great night of music. $3 cover. ■  On Saturday at Wine on the Waterfront, 115 Railroad Ave., the “new” duo Dowdell Buhler features Linda Dowdell and Craig Buhler with a great night of jazz at 7:30 p.m. $3 cover. ■  Chuck Grall, Les Wamboldt and the Sound Dogs with a special guest perform Monday at Smuggler’s Landing, 115 Railroad Ave., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ■  Tonight and every Thursday, Larry and Rene Bauer direct the goings-on at the open mic hosted by the Cracked Bean, 108 DelGuzzi Drive, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ■  On Tuesday, Howly Slim picks and grins at Kokopelli Grill, 203 E. Front St., at 6 p.m. ■  Every Tuesday evening at the Port Angeles Senior Center, Seventh and Peabody streets, the Port Angeles Senior Swingers present Wally and the Boys playing ballroom dance favorites for the dancing pleasure of all adults 45 years and older from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $5 cover, first-timers free! ■  Victor Reventlow hosts the acoustic jam at the Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 W. U.S. Highway 101, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Tuesday. Don’t be left out! ■  On Wednesday at Dupuis Restaurant, 256861 U.S. High-

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Things to Do Today and Friday, March 3-4, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End

Port Angeles Today PA Vintage Softball — Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowship and recreation. Women 45 and over and men 50 and over. Phone Gordon Gardner at 360452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360683-0141 for information including time of day and location. Guided walking tour — Historic downtown buildings, an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360-452-2363, ext. 0.

library programs, services and materials. For students in grades five through 12. Food, prizes and snacks offered. Phone 360-417-8502. Newborn parenting class — “You and Your New Baby,” third-floor sunroom, Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. Phone 360-417-7652. Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360457-0431.

First Step drop-in center — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, computers, fax and copier. Phone 360-457-8355.

Dabob from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Be sure to come prepared for the parasol parade!

jazz in the Django Reinhardt style from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. $15 cover.

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■  On Friday at the Oasis Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washington St., enjoy the music and fun of the Discovery Bay Pirates from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Wednesday, the “boomer” music of Final Approach lands from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ■  Howly Slim plays at Las Palomas Mexican Restaurant, 1065 E. Washington St., on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. ■  Every Wednesday at Mugs ’n’ Jugs Bar and Grill, 735 W. Washington St., Jimmy Hoffman and friends perform unplugged from 7 p.m. to midnight. Donations welcome. ■  At The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Kelly Thomas and Victor Reventlow host the very popular and rousing open mic Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ■  On Friday, Denny Secord Jr. “country ups” at Stymie’s Bar & Grill at Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road, in a solo performance from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ■  On Friday at Club Seven Lounge at 7 Cedars Casino, Blyn, dance and party band Dana Osborne plays tunes most bands won’t even try from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Get your Sunday country up with Denny Secord Jr. and Haywire from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Monday, we be jammin’ with host Barry Burnett and friends, so bring your ax and/or vocal talents for the fun from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the Dixieland of the Dukes of

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■  On Friday at the Ajax Cafe, 271 Water St., Howly Slim plays guitar and sings original songs as well as old favorites at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Barry Burnett and friends play ’50s to ’70s classics at 6 p.m. On Sunday, Jim Nyby performs blues, ballads, jazz and soul 6 p.m.

Tai chi class — Ginger and Ginseng, 1012 W. 15th St., 6:30 p.m. $12 per class or $10 for three or more classes. No experience necessary, wear loose comfortable clothing. Phone 360-808-5605. Monthly Oneness Blessings (Deeksha) — Unitarian Universalist, 73 Howe Road, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Donations accepted. All welcome. Visit www.onenessuniversity. org or phone 360-681-4784.

Bariatric surgery support group — Terrace Apartments, Museum at the Carnegie 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 — Second and Lincoln streets, p.m. Phone 360-457-1456. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by Celebrate Recovery — donation $2 per person; $5 per family. Main exhibit, “Strong Christ-based recovery group. People: The Faces of Clallam Lighthouse Christian Center, County.” Lower level, changing 304 Viewcrest Ave., 7 p.m. to exhibits, Books-Plus Shopping. 8:30 p.m. Phone 360-452Elevator, ADA access parking 8909. in rear. Tours available. Phone Belly dance troupe — 360-452-6779. Shula Azar performs. Wine on Gastric bypass surgery the Waterfront, 115 E. Railroad support group — 114 E. Sixth Ave., 7:30 p.m. No cover. Phone St., No. 116, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lauren Johnson 360-417-5489. Open to the public. Phone 360Peninsula Woodworkers 457-1456. Club — For those interested in Laff Pack Clowns — Habi- all phases of woodworking tat for Humanity, 728 E. Front from furniture and cabinet St., 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Public making to wood turning, carvwelcome. Phone 360-457-7640. ing, boat-building, instrumentmaking and construction. For Teen Advisory Council — details, phone Ed McKay at Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. 360-928-3331 or Gary Haubold Peabody St., 3:45 p.m. Discuss at 360-452-4919.

■  The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble continues its popular lunchtime series, Jazz in the PUB, on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the J Building on the main campus in Port Angeles. ■  This is another of those notes I hate to write because another musical note has been silenced. Bill Foley, founder of the Port Townsend Snack Daddies and more ■ On Friday at The Upstage, recently the Olympic Express 923 Washington St., Delta Rays Big Band, died suddenly Feb. 25 at his home. Bill always had a bring the blues together with smile on his face that would light Cajun and rock at 8 p.m. $7. On Saturday, the Janiva up any room and played a horn Magness Band plays the blues that would do the same. at 8 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at Services are Saturday at the door. 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran The Lloyd Jones Blues Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Band turns to swampy blues Angeles, followed by a celebraand folk Sunday at 3 p.m. tion of life at 2 p.m. at the Port $12 cover. Then, they shine up Angeles Eagles Aerie 483, 110 the place with Dustbusters at Penn St. 7:30 p.m. $6 cover. Jimmy Hoffman is leaving his On Wednesday, country fans band setup after Friday’s gig, and get a treat when Devon Dawthe musicians that have played son, Outlaw Jessie Del and with Bill over the years are the Wolf Gang attack with the invited to play. voice of Jessie, the Yodeling Rest in peace Bill Foley. Cowgirl and Western Music ________ Female Vocalist of the Year. Wow! Starts at 7 p.m. $10 cover. John Nelson is a self-styled music lover Phone 360-385-2216 for reser- and compulsive night owl who believes in vations. “KLMA — Keep Live Music Alive” on the ■  On Friday, Polecat puts North Olympic Peninsula. His column, Live out some country bluegrass at Music, appears every Thursday. Are you performing in or promoting a live Sirens, 823 Water St., at 9 p.m. music gig? Contact John by phoning 360-565$5 cover. 1139 or e-mailing news@peninsuladailynews. MangoSmash entertains com (subject line: John Nelson). Saturday at 9 p.m. Also, check out “Nightlife,” a listing of enter■  On Saturday at The Castainment at nightspots across the Peninsula, in tle Key, Seventh and Sheridan Friday’s Peninsula Spotlight magazine. streets, Pearl Django performs

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Senior meal — Nutrition program, Port Angeles Senior Friday Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Play and Learn Port Ange4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per meal. Reservations recom- les — For children for ages 0-5 mended. Phone 360-457-8921. to attend with parent, grandparent or caregiver with indiKnit, crochet and spin — vidual and group play, songs All ages and skill levels, Veela and story time. 9 a.m. to 11a.m. Cafe, 133 E. First St., 4:30 p.m. Phone 360-452-5437 for location and more information. to 6 p.m.

Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics health clinic — Port Angeles Fine Arts 909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. p.m. Free for patients with no Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 insurance or access to health p.m. Free. Phone 360-457- care. For appointment, phone 3532. 360-457-4431. Mental illness family support group — For families and friends of people with mental disorders. Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, 118 E. Eighth St., noon to 1:15 p.m. Phone Rebecca Brown, 360457-0431.

way 101, Bob and Dave play blues with a brew and barbecue from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

gardenshow.com for an artist agreement and contract information. Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Jane Lane, 6 a.m. Phone 206321-1718 or visit www.sequim yoga.com.

Anonymous — Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 7 p.m. Phone 360-452-1050 or visit www.foodaddicts.org.

Public ballroom dance — Sequim Elks Lodge, 1434 Port Williams Road, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Gary and Diane band play Strength and toning exer- ballroom, swing, Latin, ethnic, cise class — Sequim Com- mixers and requests. All ages munity Church, 1000 N. Fifth welcome. Phone 360-457-7035 Ave., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. $5 per or 253-312-9200. class. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360-477-2409 or e-mail Friday jhaupt6@wavecable.com. Soroptimist International Line dancing lessons — of Sequim call for artists — High-beginner, intermediate See entry under Today. and advanced dancers. Sequim Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Drop- Jane Lane, 9 a.m. Phone 206ins welcome. $3 per class. 321-1718 or visit www.sequimyoga.com. Phone 360-681-2826.

Introduction to line dance for beginners — Port Angeles Sequim Senior Softball — Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh Co-ed recreational league. St., 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. $2 Carrie Blake Park, 9:30 a.m. for members, $3 nonmembers. practice and pickup games. Phone 360-457-7004. Phone John Zervos at 360The Answer for Youth — 681-2587. Drop-in outreach center for Sequim Museum & Arts youth and young adults, providCenter — “Studio by the ing essentials like clothes, Walk-in vision clinic — food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Creek.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 Information for visually Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360impaired and blind people, E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 683-8110. including accessible technolParent connections — ogy display, library, Braille Mental health drop-in cenFirst Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., training and various magnifica- ter — See entry under Today. tion aids. Vision Loss Center, 10 a.m. Phone 360-461-9992. Armory Square Mall, 228 W. Senior meal — See entry First St., Suite N. Phone for an under Today. Olympic Minds meeting — appointment 360-457-1383 or Conference room, Lodge at visit www.visionlossservices. PA Peggers Cribbage Club Sherwood Village, 660 Everorg/vision. — Eagles Club, 110 S. Penn green Farm Way, 1 p.m. Open St. Check-in, 5:30 p.m. Games, to the public. Phone 360 681Insurance assistance — 6 p.m. New members welcome. 8677. Statewide benefits advisers For more information, e-mail help with health insurance and p a p e g g e r s @ h u g h e s . n e t , Spanish class — Prairie Medicare. Port Angeles Senior phone 360-808-7129 or visit Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 9 www.papeggers.com. Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681a.m. to 11 a.m. Phone Marge 0226. Stewart at 360-452-3221, ext. Friendship Dinner — First 3425. United Methodist Church, SevChess Club — Dungeness enth and Laurel streets. Doors Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Port Angeles Fine Arts open, 3 p.m. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Sequim Ave., 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 Center — See entry under Free. Phone 360-457-8971. p.m. Bring clocks, sets and Today. boards. All are welcome. Phone NOLS Art in the Library 360-681-8481. First Friday Coffee — Lin- Artists Reception — Port coln Center, 905 W. Ninth St., Angeles Library, 2210 S. PeaHealth clinic — Free medi10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Phone 360- body St., 6:30 p.m. Music from cal services for uninsured or 417-6344. Abby Mae and the Homeschool under-insured, Dungeness ValBoys, 7 p.m. Free. Limited ley Health & Wellness Clinic, Toddler storytime — Ages library services available. 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 18 months to 3 years. Port p.m.. Phone 360-582-0218. Angeles Library, 2210 S. PeaBingo — Masonic Lodge, body St., 10:15 a.m. Every Fri- 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Meditation class —92 Plain day until March 18. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, Jane Lane, 6 p.m. Admission drinks and pull tabs available. by donation. Preschooler storytime — Phone 360-457-7377. Ages 3 to 5. Port Angeles Gamblers Anonymous — Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Sequim and the 10:15 a.m. Every Friday until Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360March 18. Dungeness Valley 460-9662. Guided walking tour — Today CPR adult, child/infant See entry under Today. Soroptimist International class — Clallam County Fire Bingo — Port Angeles of Sequim call for artists — District No. 3, 323 N. Fifth Ave., Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh For artwork to display during 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $10. St., 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 14th annual Gala Garden Advance payment and registra360-457-7004. Show on March 18 and 19, tion required. For information, 2012. Submit flower and/or phone 360-683-4242. Museum at the Carnegie garden themed works by — See entry under Today. Food Addicts in Recovery March 31. Visit www.sequim

Walk aerobics — First Baptist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way 8 a.m. Free. Phone 360-6832114. Circuit training exercise class — Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. $5 a person. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360477-2409 or e-mail jhaupt6@ wavecable.com. Line dancing lessons — Beginning dancers. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, 10 a.m. to 11a.m. $3 per class. Phone 360-681-2826. Sequim Great Decisions Discussion Group — “The Fertile Continent: Africa, Agriculture’s Final Frontier.” Sequim Public Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., 10 a.m. to noon. Topics are taken from the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions and Foreign Affairs magazine. New members welcome. Phone 360-683-9622, e-mail jcpollock@olypen.com or visit w w w. f p a . o r g / i n fo - u r l _ nocat4728/. Sequim Museum & Arts Center — See entry under Today. Sequim Duplicate Bridge — Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., noon Phone 360-6814308, or partnership 360-6835635. French class — 2 p.m. For more information, phone 360681-0226. First Friday Art Walk — Self-guided tour of downtown art galleries and additional venues. Performances and events as scheduled. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visit www.sequimart walk.com for a tour map. Phone Renne Brock-Richmond 360460-3023.

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Caregivers could take tax deductions I REALIZE THAT most of us think of this time of year as “winter,” and not without good reason. However, another “thing” that characterizes this time of year is tax season! And I apologize for denting your carefully nurtured and likely well-deserved denial. Indeed, tax season! And the 15th of April looms larger each day. Most of us who are not extraordinarily wealthy have more than a passing interest in any legitimate tax deduction that might present its happy self, and since extraordinarily wealthy people are probably not spending their time reading this column, I’ll presume that includes most of us, so stay with me here. According to The Wall Street Journal (where extraordinarily wealthy people probably DO spend some of their time), there are some tax deductions available to family “caregivers.” Interested? Me, too! So let’s start with a couple of definitions. Most people who are family caregivers don’t think of themselves as “family caregivers.” They think of them-

HELP LINE selves as people Harvey who are simply doing the right thing: doing what they’re “supposed to do.” Doing what they choose to do, out of love. So that “caregiver” word applies to somebody else. Wrong! I’m going to give you my standard definition, which is not quoted in The Wall Street Journal: A “caregiver” is somebody who is taking care of somebody who needs to be taken care of, whether they like it or not. A bit colloquial, perhaps, but adequate for our purposes here today.

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‘Care recipient’ A “care recipient” is the person who is being cared for — who is receiving the care — OK? Now, here’s where you need to start paying attention. Some caregivers may be able to claim a care recipi-

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ent as a dependent on their tax returns, which could reduce your taxable income by as much as $3,650 for the 2010 tax year. In order to qualify for that, you must have provided more than half of a care recipient’s financial support for the year, and that person must be either a relative, living with you or on their own, OR a nonrelative who has lived with you for the past year.

Gross income limit The care recipient has to be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the U.S., Canada or Mexico. Her or his gross income for last year cannot be more than $3,650 — not counting Social Security. Oh, and she or he can’t have filed a joint tax return. If said care recipient does share your home, when you’re running the numbers to see if you hit the “more than half” standard, you can include a share of your mortgage, utilities and housingrelated expenses. That could help. Now, here’s a common scenario in my world: Several family members (usually the “kids,” but not always) are kicking in to keep Mom (or whomever) afloat.

If all of you together meet the 50 percent or better mark for providing financial support to the care recipient but no one of you does, the family could file an Internal Revenue Service Form 2120, “Multiple Support Declaration,” wherein you collectively designate one of you to claim the dependent deduction for the year. Whoever pulls the long straw has to have provided at least 10 percent of the care recipient’s annual expenses. I know: That will work for some families and not so well for others. And how do you divvy up the proceeds (or savings or bounty or whatever)? I don’t have the foggiest idea and would sooner play “chicken” with a freight train. Do not call me!

Dependent-care credit Ever onward, caregivers who work at a paid job and either claim a care recipient as a dependent or couldn’t do that because of the $3,650 income requirement (see above) also may be able to claim a “dependent-care credit” up to $1,050. According to the compassionate wording on IRS Form 2441, the care recipient must be unable to “physically or mentally . . . care for himself or herself.”

Annalee Hermann of Sequim celebrated her 86th birthday March 2 with her children at Wildfire Grill, owned and operated by her grandniece, Laura Negus, and husband Denny. A large family party, taking place today at her daughter’s home on Lake Farm Road will be attended by her children; her sister, Maxine Fors; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hermann has 21 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and four more great-grandchilMrs. dren arriving this summer. Hermann She has been chosen Honorary Pioneer for the 2011 Sequim Irrigation festival.

Consult experts And while I always appreciate enlightenment, I am not a tax professional, so if any of you are thinking that any of this might be worth doing, I strongly suggest you talk to somebody who knows what they’re talking about, which could well include Tax-Aide, the free help offered through AARP. My job is to say, “Hello! Here are some things that are out there that might do some caregivers some good,” because “caregivers” are good, decent people who are taking care of somebody who needs to be taken care of, whether they like it or not. And caregivers will take all the help they can get.

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

Duplicate Bridge Results

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Sequim Vern Nunnally directed the game Friday, Feb. 18, with winners: Paula Cramer-Wilma Lambert, first; Thomas Larsen-Phyllis Thompson, second; Richard Neal-Brian Gregory, third; Jim De Vogler-Bill Farnum, fourth (north/south); Carol Keller-David Jackson, first; Bob MacNeal-Fay Coupe, second; Pat Karls-Sonja Schoenleber and Ted Miller-Larry Phelps, third/fourth tie (north/south). Ted Miller directed the game Monday, Feb. 21, with winners: Brian Robbins-Tom Loveday, first; Gerry Paul-Fay Coupe, second; Rick Zander-Ruby Mantle, third; Paul Stratton-Helen Stratton and Mike CuoioDiane Cuoio, tie for fourth (north/south); Frank BrownJim Wiitala, first; Jack Real-John Anderson, second; Wilma Lambert-June Nelson, third; Frank HerodesNancy Herodes, fourth (east/west).

Mrs. Hermann has lived in Sequim since 1947.

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happen next: Some of you will contact me with detail and nuance regarding any or all of the above, and you will probably be mostly right, most of the time.

If you’re paying for some or all of a care recipient’s medical and/or dental (dental?) expenses, and you itemize deductions, you might be able to subtract from your taxable income those medical or dental (dental!) expenses that exceed 7.5 percent of your adjusted gross income, which means, exactly, what? Well, if your “adjusted gross income” happened to be $50,000, you could claim a deduction for the medical/dental bills you paid (as in, not paid by insurance) that were above $3,750. This could include insurance premiums, out-ofpocket dollars for doctors, hospitals and medical equipment and, in some cases, nursing home bills. Oh, and you have to provide at least half of the recipient’s financial support to pull this off. Still there? OK, if you are a “single” caregiver (meaning not married), you might be able to change your filing status to “head of household,” which would mean that more of your income would be taxed at a lower rate, and the standarddeduction amount would increase to $8,400 from $5,700. That’s good. Now, here’s what will

________ Peninsula Daily News’ 3rdAge says “happy birthday” in its own way to North Olympic Peninsula residents 70 or older who will be celebrating a milestone. People celebrating a 70th, 75th, 80th or greater birthday can have their photos published free of charge in the weekly Birthday Corner. Along with the recent photo, please send the celebrant’s name, town of residence, a short biographical synopsis and news of any birthday celebration at least two weeks BEFORE the birthday to: Birthday Corner Peninsula Daily News P.O. Box 1330 Port Angeles, WA 98362 Photos will be returned. The sender’s name and telephone number must accompany the information.

Chimacum The winners Tuesday, Feb. 22, were: Wilma Lambert-Sueann Swan, first; Ted Rogers-Bob MacNeal, second; Mary Norwood-Jim De Vogler, third; Eileen Deutsch-Bonnie Broders, fourth.

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Fun ’n’ Advice

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Behavior ruins family event DEAR ABBY: Every year for the past six years, I have hosted a family gathering at my home. Each and every year, my cousin’s wife, “Jodie,” does everything possible to ensure that we all know she’s upset about something. She’ll sit on my couch as far removed from the family as possible, grumbling under her breath to her husband. Jodie never says more than four words to me (the hostess) the entire time — none of which are “thank you” — then she feigns food poisoning! (No one else gets sick.) This has been going on longer than the six years I have hosted this event. My question is, would it be tactless of me to ask my cousin to leave his wife home next year? I am not the only family member who is disgusted with Jodie’s behavior. I think we’d all have a better time if she wasn’t there. Would that be wrong of me? Sick of Coddling Her in Illinois

For Better or For Worse

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DEAR ABBY cerned about his dating my sister. Van Buren He’s going through some hard times due to the loss of a family member. Blanche homed in on this and moved in with him to “help him grieve.” Abby, I know the damage my sister can cause. It never turns out pretty. She uses people to get what she wants, then if it turns sour, she becomes a stalker. She has refused my recommendations for counseling. I feel obligated to let Stanley’s family know about Blanche’s history. She’s trying to prevent me from contacting him because she doesn’t want her past revealed. What do you suggest? Fearful Sis in Missouri

Abigail

Dear Sick: For a person to repeatedly act the way you have described is not normal behavior. Your cousin’s wife may suffer from some significant emotional problems. Is no one in your family close enough to your cousin to express concern about it? While it would, indeed, be tactless to tell him to leave his wife home instead of bringing her to a family gathering, it might be less so to mention gently that you have noticed she doesn’t enjoy herself when she visits — and that her attendance isn’t compulsory. Then, listen to what he has to say because it may be enlightening.

Dear Fearful Sis: I strongly recommend that rather than telling Stanley’s family your sister’s history, you tell Stanley directly. To do otherwise would be interpreted as an underhanded attempt to break up his romance, would not be appreciated and could only bring them closer.

Dear Abby: My sister “Blanche” has always depended on men to support her. She was married briefly and after her divorce started going from one man to another. I can’t count how many relationships she has been in. Her children are grown, but when they were young, they had to endure their mother’s lifestyle. Blanche has just moved in with another man. She’s 45 and has no job or money but has gotten good at selling her pity story. Unfortunately, her new boyfriend, “Stanley,” is an old friend of mine. Although we haven’t been in contact for years, I’m con-

Dear Seeking Slumber: When one spouse snores so loudly that it keeps the other awake, it could be a symptom of a serious medical problem. While my readers may be kind enough to offer home remedies, my advice is that the snorer should consult his or her physician to find out what’s causing it.

Dear Abby: Help! If one spouse snores, the other can’t sleep. Please print some solutions to this problem that have worked for your readers. We sleep in separate beds almost every night. Seeking Slumber in Santa Barbara

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Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via e-mail by logging onto www.dearabby.com.

The Last Word in Astrology By Eugenia Last

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Hesitation will not help you choose correctly. Feel it in your heart and base what you need to do on intuition, and the right door will open. Deal with partners, institutions and agencies that can affect your life. 4 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): People who have information you want may need a gentle push but, once you get the ball rolling, it will be easy to gain momentum. Don’t let your emotions cloud your vision. 2 stars

Rose is Rose

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll be walking a fine line with regard to work, overspending and dealing with people you owe or who owe you. Follow your instincts but keep whatever you do a secret for now. If you have reservations, back away from the situation. 5 stars

Elderberries

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can be the star by taking action. Everything you touch will turn out well. Making changes that influence others beneficially will put you in control. Do something to improve your appearance or your love life. 5 stars

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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t brag about what you have. The way to make others take note of who you are and what you have is through gracious and humble offerings. By allowing others dignity, you will gain respect and attract a romantic suggestion that you cannot refuse. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may think you have everything and everyone under control but, when you least expect it, someone will surprise you with a complicated and stressful situation. Acting fast is not the solution, especially if your concern involves a friend, relative or neighbor. 4 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep things tight between you and a partner. Letting too many people in on your plans or secrets will lead to obstacles. Don’t be afraid to make unexpected and sudden changes and decisions. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Too much pressure will lead to trouble. Make sure you have a clear picture of what’s going on before you take sides. Back away from a personal situation and put more effort into your work. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Fix up your residence or size up or down in order to achieve greater comfort or to accommodate a changing lifestyle. Follow your intuition when it comes to relationships. Greater opportunity will come through personal or professional partnerships. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take better care of your health and emotional well-being. Focus on home, family and getting things in order so you can get on with your life. A change that occurs will be beneficial in days to come. 5 stars

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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotional deception is apparent. Private affairs must be kept that way or you will be caught in the middle of a melodrama. You can help a friend but don’t take on burdens that aren’t yours. Protect your assets and don’t meddle. 3 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take on as much as you can and show everyone what you can do. Push for what you want and be relentless when it comes to dealing with slackers or people who talk big and do little. Good fortune can be yours with the right partner. 3 stars


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Tides of March auction slated for March 12

Things to Do

. . . planning your day on the North Olympic Peninsula Continued from C1 eant Ever” and other presenta- museum@embarqmail.com. tions. More information at www. keycitypublictheatre.org.

Port Townsend and Jefferson County Friday

Northwest Maritime Center tour — See entry under Today.

Port Townsend Aero Museum — See entry under Port Townsend Aero Today. Museum — Jefferson County International Airport, 195 AirTax-Aide — Free assisport Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tance with tax preparation proAdmission: $10 for adults, $9 vided by trained volunteers. for seniors, $6 for children ages Bring any and all necessary 7-12. Free for children younger documentation. Port Townsend than 6. Features vintage air- Recreation Center, 620 Tyler St. By appointment, 10 a.m. to craft and aviation art. 2 p.m. Phone 360-385-9007. Chimacum TOPS 1393 — Puget Sound Coast ArtilEvergreen Coho Resort Club House, 2481 Anderson Lake lery Museum — See entry Road, Chimacum, 9 a.m. Visi- under Today tors welcome. Phone: 360-765Port Townsend Marine Sci3164. ence Center — Fort Worden East Jefferson County State Park. Natural history and Senior Co-ed Softball — H.J. marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. Carroll Park, 1000 Rhody Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to youth (6-17); free for science noon. Open to men 50 and center members. Phone 360older and women 45 and older. 385-5582, e-mail info@ptmsc. Phone 360-437-5053 or 360- org or visit www.ptmsc.org. 437-2672 or 360-379-5443. Conversation Cafe — The Upstage, 923 Washington St. Tax-Aide — Free assis- noon. Phone 360-385-6959 or tance with tax preparation pro- visit www.conversationcafe. vided by trained volunteers. org. Topic: Civil unions vs. MarBring any and all necessary riage documentation. Tri-Area Com munity Center, 10 West Valley Quilcene Historical Road, Chimacum. By appoint- Museum — 151 E. Columbia ment, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone St., by appointment. Artifacts, 360-732-4822. documents, family histories and photos of Quilcene and Puget Sound Coast Artil- surrounding communities. New lery Museum — Fort Worden exhibits on Brinnon, military, State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. millinery and Quilcene High Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for School’s 100th anniversary. children 6 to 12; free for chil- Phone 360-765-0688, 360dren 5 and younger. Exhibits 765-3192 or 360-765-4848 or quilcenemuseum@ interpret the Harbor Defenses e-mail or quilcene of Puget Sound and the Strait olypen.com of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ olypen.com.

Master Gardeners Port Townsend Food Co-op plant clinic — Alcove at the Food Co-op, 414 Kearney St., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring a sample or few photographs for assistance with plant problems, gardening advice, general questions or plant identification.

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Overeaters Anonymous — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1032 Jefferson St., 5 p.m. Phone 360-385-6854. Key City Public Theatre general auditions — Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St., 6 p.m. Shows include “Dracula,” “BARK! The Musical,” “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” and other presentations. More information at www. keycitypublictheatre.org.

n  Deer Park Cinema, Port Angeles (360-4527176)

“I Am Number Four” (PG13) “Just Go With It” (PG-13) “The King’s Speech” (R) “True Grit” (PG-13) “Unknown” (PG-13) Key City Public Theatre general auditions — Key City n  Lincoln Theater, Port Playhouse, 419 Washington Angeles (360-457-7997) St., 6 p.m. Shows include “Dracula,” “BARK! The Musi“Big Mommas: Like Father, cal,” “The Best Christmas Pag- Like Son” (PG-13)

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PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s seventh annual Tides of March auction will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St., at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 12. “The auction continues to be a wonderful, fun community event with unique, one-of-a-kind items to bid on,” said Meredith Lowry, PTMSC auction chair. “Having earned a reputation for serving some of the best food at any of the auctions held around the area, this year features

PORT HADLOCK ��� First Friday Story Night — Better Living Through Coffee, The OlyCAP Pea Patch 100 Tyler St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Community Garden seeks new gardeners and volunPhone 360-531-2535.

Forks and the West End Friday Tax-Aide assistance — Bring all necessary tax documents to receive assistance on preparation of 2010 tax return. Sekiu Community Center, 42 Rice St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Gnomeo and Juliet” (G) “Hall Pass” (R)

n  The Rose Theatre, Port Townsend (360385-1089) “Barney’s Version” (R) “The Illusionist” (PG)

n  Uptown Theatre, Port Townsend (360-3853883) “Just Go With It” (PG-13)

more than 20 chefs donating appetizers for the ‘Chef’s Showcase.’” A featured auction item includes tickets for two to see Maya Angelou at the Paramount Theatre on Monday, March 14, with loge balcony seating, access to the Paramount club with bartenders and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Other items include a flight in a 1931 Student Prince biplane around the Quimper Peninsula, river rafting for two down the Elwha River, a weekend getaway to Victoria, B.C., with round-trip fare on the MV Coho and high tea at

the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Preregistration is due Monday and is $35 for PTMSC members and $40 for nonmembers. Registration at the door is $45 for both members and nonmembers. To register, phone 360385- 5582, ext. 104, or visit www.ptmsc.org and click on “Auction” to get to a downloadable registration form. The auction catalog will be available at www.ptmsc. org Monday. This year’s auction is sponsored by John L. Scott Real Estate.

New gardeners, volunteers sought for Pea Patch garden

Rhody O’s Square Dances — Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Peninsula Daily News 6:30 p.m.

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Northwest Maritime Center tour — Free tour of new headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 p.m. Elevators available, children welcome and pets not allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or e-mail sue@nwmaritime.org.

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teers for the upcoming season. Located next to the Olympic Community Action Programs’ Thrift Shoppe in Port Hadlock, the pea patch has 35 plots for individuals and the food bank. This spring, a communal herb and flower garden will be added. “We want to create a space that’s inviting for gardeners and community members — a place to sit, eat lunch and relax in the garden,” said Ellen Sabina, AmeriCorps volunteer garden coordinator. In 2010, the Pea Patch donated 300 pounds of produce to local food banks, and this year, Sabina hopes to give more by expanding the area devoted to growing for the food bank. “The heart of our mission is to increase the availability of safe and nutritious food in the commu-

“We want to create a space that’s inviting for gardeners and community members — a place to sit, eat lunch and relax in the garden.”

Ellen Sabina AmeriCorps volunteer garden coordinator

nity,” Sabina said. “One way we do that is by offering space and support for those who want to grow their own food, but we also want to bring lots of fresh vegetables directly to the people that need it the most at the food bank.”

More volunteers sought In addition to new gardeners, the Pea Patch also seeks more volunteers. “We will need many hands this spring to help get the food bank garden prepped and planted,” Sabina said. “We’re looking for greenhouse space to start our seedlings, and folks to help maintain and harvest throughout the summer. “I’ve been amazed by how generous the community has been already,”

she said. “A little organic seed company in Bellingham donated $300 worth of vegetable seeds, and students at Chimacum High School are helping start them in the high school greenhouse. “We’re off to a good start.” The Pea Patch’s $25 annual rental fee includes a 5-by-20-foot plot with access to water, shared tools and compost in a fenced, sunny area. Full or partial scholarships are available. Gardeners are also asked to help with the effort to grow food for the food bank. To sign up, volunteer or donate to the OlyCAP Pea Patch, e-mail Sabina at  esabina@olycap.org or phone 360-385-2571, ext 6317.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY SALES Immediate sales position is open at Wilder Toyota. If you are looking for a positive career change, like working with people and are income motivated, this could be for you. Whether you have sold cars or not, we have an extensive training program for your success. Joining the Wilder Team has great benefits: 401(k), medical and dental insurance, vacations and a great work schedule. Guaranteed income while you learn. Call Rick or Don for an appt. 457-8511. ELEGANT FLEA Sequim Prairie Grange 290 MacLeay Rd. Fri.-Sat. March 4 and 5, 9-3 p.m. Vintage post cards, jewelry, glassware, coins, etc. ENT. CENTER: Lg. 3 piece entertainment center, cherry wood, $150. 683-4430, afternoon or evenings. Family Medicine of Port Angeles is looking for a Phlebotomist or Medical Assistant, to work in the lab of our family practice office in Port Angeles. Successful candidate must have excellent computer and communication skills, ability to multi-task in a fast paced clinic. Lab experience is preferred. Good benefits and wages. Send resume to: 240 W. Front St. Ste A, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

FIREWOOD: Fir, dry, $70 truck load. 681-5267 GARAGE Sale: Fri.Sat., 8-5 p.m., 62 Chiesa Place, Carlsborg. Tools, baby clothing and accessories, lots of misc. GARAGE Sale: Sat., 8-1 p.m., 1921 W. Hwy. 101 #6. Tools, fishing gear, auto, misc. GARAGE: Lg. Happy Valley, Sequim. $250 mo. 461-2810. GET READY FOR SPRING Remodeling? Furniture, Doors, Windows, Electric and Plumbing Fixtures, Construction Material, Garden Items, Paint. Donate & Shop. The Habitat Store, 728 E. Front St., Port Angeles. 417-7543 HAY: Good quality grass hay, $5.50 bale. 461-5804. Indoor Garage Sale Rain or Shine. Kala Point Fri.-Sun., March 4th-5th, 9-4 p.m. March 6th 1-4 p.m. 211 Baycliff Dr. Left at stop sign off Kala Point Dr. Furniture, beds, sofas, tables, wool rug, chairs, cherry dropleaf table, curio cabinet, mirror, framed art, chandelier, ping pong/air hockey table, TVs, micro-wave, dog run, etc. JEEP: ‘00 Cherokee 4x4. Limited Ed low mi., clean, all leather int., electronically equipped. $5,500/ obo. 457-1292.

INDOOR ESTATE SALE In a massive shop, rain or shine. Wood workers tools, collector of mechanical banks, nutcrackers, and more. Decorator household items, kitchen, furniture, linens, holiday. 483 Osprey Glen Rd. and Happy Valley Rd. Fri.-Sat., 8-4 p.m. No early birds. Cash only! INDOOR Sale: Friday March 4th, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 114 E. 6th, back door please. Some furniture, pictures, books, records, 100 LPs, ceramics, jewelry, kitchen stuff. LPN/RN Director of Health Services. Full-time, benefits. Apply in person St. Andrews Place 520 E. Park Ave., P.A. MISC: Logan Intermediate mat cutter. Standrite easel. $75 ea. 681-0652. MOTOR HOME: ‘98 31’ Itasca Class C. Ford V10, 35K, 14’ slide, sleeps 6. $16,500. 452-2148 for details. MOVING Sale: Fri.Sat., 8-3 p.m. 90 House Rd. off Old Olympic Hwy. Something for everyone! MOVING SALE! Fri.-Sat., 8-4 p.m. 2913 Oak Bay Road, Hadlock. Turn left at three mile marker, watch for signs. Crafts, teacher’s supplies; MEN’S STUFF: metal lathe, band saw, table saw, tools. P.A.: Furnished room, share kitchen, private entry. $350. 360-457-5645

P.A.: 433 1/2 E. 1st St. 2 Br., no pets/smoking, $575, 1st, last, dep. 417-1688. PRE-OWNED Used Manf Homes ‘94 3 Br. 28x66 ‘86 2 Br. 14x70 ‘84 3 Br. 24x56 ‘82 3 Br. 28x67 ‘81 2 Br. 24x52 ‘79 2 Br. 24x64 ‘79 3 Br. 24x66 Includes delivery and set up. Buy Rite Homes 360-681-0777 RNA/CNA: Golden Years Personal Care, part-time/on-call, all shifts. 452-3689. SELLING WOOD WORKING WORKSHOP Large saws, hand tools, power tools. Friday and Saturday only. 582-9799. SEQUIM: Summer or year-round home. Spectacular water view and Protection Island. 2 Br., 2 ba., wraparound deck, hardwood floors. $1,100. 461-9058.

Sewing. I Sew 4U Hemming, curtains, alterations, any project. Don't wait! Call me today! Patti Kuth, 417-5576 isew4u.goods.officeli ve.com I'm Sew Happy! WANTED: Lot or small acreage, between P.A./Sequim, perfer hookups. 928-3440 WANTED TO RENT Partial private dock for 14’ alum. boat with possible RV site, Lake Sutherland, June-Sept. Contact 360-640-1220

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Adult Family Home RN Homecare near Sequim has a private room available. Dementia and elder care, respite. Competitive prices. 683-1967. PRENATAL YOGA Feel a sense of support and community with other pregnant women as you increase flexibility, strength, circulation and balance. A regular yoga practice can help to reduce swelling, insomnia, back and leg pain commonly associated with pregnancy. The class is safe for all three trimesters. 8-week class for expecting moms begins Sunday, March 13. For more information or to register, please e-mail Jennifer Veneklasen at jennven@hotmail.c om or phone 360775-8746. Space is limited.

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BIBLE TUTOR 683-9499 The public is invited to an Environmental Hearing and Open House on the Kitchen-Dick Rd. Widening Project Thursday, March 17 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Greywolf Elementary School.

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$500 REWARD For return of lost dog. Female, long strawberry blonde hair, large lump on right side. 360-461-4642 LOST: Dog. 1 yr. old, lg. Shepherd build, east P.A. area. Badly missed by family. 425-876-1958 LOST: Dog. 2 year old male Lab/Terrier mix, black with white paw, chest, haunches., lost in/around Joyce/Lyre River area. 461-3068. LOST: Dog. Beloved family dog, older female shepherd/lab mix, tumor on right flank. From Freshwater Bay area. If seen/found please call 460-5167 or 928-3982

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Can E85 gas damage an engine? Dear Doctor: I own a 2010 GMC Yukon Denali (Flex Fuel) with less than 1,500 miles. The service manual highly recommends the use of E85 or premium gasoline 91 octane or higher. I have spoken to people that say prolonged use of E85 can damage the engine. I’ve been using E85 on a regular basis since my savings are almost 70 cents per gallon. The service manual does mention that E85 shouldn’t be mixed with regular gasoline; it states to use one or the other. I would like to continue using E85, providing it won’t damage the engine. What is your opinion? Al Dear Al: As long as the owner’s manual states that you can use the E85 and your engine continues to runs well, I would continue the use of the E85 flex fuel. When car companies design the fuel delivery system for the flex fuel, they use different parts in the fuel delivery system to accommodate the different fuels. At a 70-cent-per-gallon savings, the E85 is the way to go.

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THE AUTO DOC Junior

Damato

Dear Doctor: I have a long history of intermittent key and door lock problems on my 2008 Nissan Versa Hatchback, which I purchased when new. I have had the following issues: I have opened the door to get out and before my foot touched the ground, the doors locked. Sometimes, the hatch stays unlocked and the driver’s door locks. I have approached the car within 5 feet and the car starts beeping with the lights flashing. The dealer reprogrammed the locking procedure along with the key fobs. I’m at my wit’s end. Can you help? Leslie Dear Leslie: There is no history on this problem on any of my research

Homes

1940’S CLASSIC ON 3 CITY LOTS 3 Br., 1.15 bath on 3 lots with water and mountain views. $250,000. ML252231. Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

BRINNON: Rent to own. 2 Br., 2 bath doublewide. On two lots in Seamount Estates, with community beach. Has woodstove. $85,900 360-796-4813

FSBO: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, carpet and tile throughout 5/8 acre lot with well and septic, garden, fruit trees and fenced front yard. Covered front/rear porches. Large two car garage w/attached shop area. 360-683-6703 or 303-495-0433. Offers accepted.

PARTIAL VIEW AND INCREDIBLE PRICE Large eat-in kitchen/ family room with center island bar and propane fireplace. High ceilings, lots of windows for a light bright feel. Bonus room at garage level an additional 300+ sf. $199,900. ML39472 Lois Chase Johnson 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow

HARBOR VIEWS Enjoy great water views from this custom built home in the city. Lots of wood, open main floor, vaulted ceiling. Deep jetted soak tub in master bath. Upper floor is like a tree house; lots of large windows, wood stove, private balcony and some mountain views. Garage on lower level with shop (220V), storage, 1/2 bath. Nicely landscaped with fruit trees and raised garden beds. $235,000. ML260317 Cathy Reed 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East HOME-APALOOZA! Home is custom designed, high-end crafted with topnotch materials for discerning tastes! Maple hardwood floors. Granite tile counters and tile backsplash in kitchen. Stainless appliances include 40”, 5 burner stove and double oven! Now we’re cookin’! Under-counter lighting and custom maple cabinets. Home has 9’ ceilings (coffers in master Br. and formal dining room. Private back deck offers snowcapped mtn view. $249,900. ML260315. Dan Blevins 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY LIFE AT THE ORCHARDS Discover life renewed in this resort-style community nestled among acres of fruit trees and close to everything. Community hobby center, clubhouse with gourmet kitchen, dining room and full reception area and a guest suite you can rent. $179,000 Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Multiple views on .62 private acres near schools and shopping. Great water/ mountain views from Del Guzzi built home with living rm, great room, rec rm. Laundry rm with back entry. Private entry on 1st floor. Shop. Warm, south facing, tiled patio. Fruit trees/garden. $334,000. 457-2796. ORIGINAL OWNER Lovely 3 Br., 1.5 bath home. Large master Br. with big closet, master bath with double sinks, large shower with seat, walk-in closet. Nice dining room, laminate floors, low maintenance landscaping, insulating shutters. Kitchen has breakfast bar, lovely red alder cabinets and pantry. Energy efficient heat pump. $249,900 ML260168/175060 Dave Stofferahn 477-5542 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY

Key, door problems

‘R’ IS FOR RIVER FRONT One of a kind riverfront parcel with over 400 feet of river frontage on the Dungeness. Septic and well are already installed, totally buildable, lovable and fishable. 15 acres, house, greenhouse, shop and more! Too new for MLS! Jace Schmitz 360-452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company

SEQUIM VIEW HOME 3 Br., 2 ba, 1.25 acres, 16x20 sunroom, 24x36 shop, gardeners delight, 243 Brazil Rd. $349,000. 360-504-2504 SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME At a low, low price. Hardwood floors, huge family room and living room plus 1/3 acre provide lots of room for a growing family. New vinyl windows help keep the heat in. Great opportunity at this low price. $169,900. ML252441 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. TOP QUALITY SUNLAND HOME Located on a large fairway lot, open space design, beautiful Corian counters, free standing woodstove with brick hearth, tiled spacious solarium off kitchen, enjoy Sunland amenities! $239,000 ML185107/260338 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND WATER VIEW! Better than partial water view from this 2 Br. bungalow! Wood fireplace, vinyl windows, large fenced backyard with covered porch. Great starter or rental! $135,000. ML252403 Kathy Love 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY WONDERFUL HOME 2,300 sf of living space. Open kitchen, spacious Br., den/office, and easy maintenance landscaped yard. Attached ADU/mother-in-law apartment quarters, additional bonus garage with RV bay, and 12’ door. Enjoy great mtn views from rear patio. Additional covered patio off the master Br., too. Fenced garden area. Enjoy country living in this very lovely home. $485,000. ML260296 Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

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MOBILE HOME: 2 Br., 1 bath, copper wire, newly remodeled. Must be moved. Very clean. $8,000/obo. 360-301-9109 PRE-OWNED Used Manf Homes ‘94 3 Br. 28x66 ‘86 2 Br. 14x70 ‘84 3 Br. 24x56 ‘82 3 Br. 28x67 ‘81 2 Br. 24x52 ‘79 2 Br. 24x64 ‘79 3 Br. 24x66 Includes delivery and set up. Buy Rite Homes 360-681-0777 QUALITY 2007 ENERGY STAR HOME Immaculate condition in a park, upgrades throughout, artfully landscaped for ease of maintenance, close to Discovery Trail, southern exposure patio. $124,500. ML186197/260356 Team Topper 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

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Lots/ Acreage

2 LOTS FOR SALE by owner. Port Angeles lot at 222 W. Park Ave., half acre + close in town. Water, power, and sewer installed. Paved street, walk to Albertson’s and high school. $99,000. Owner financing. Diamond Point lot with water view, perc, water, $69,000. Owner financing. Call 253-549-3345. BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME Nice level acreage, mountain views on 2.51 acres, PUD water, soil test complete. $149,000. ML184105/260328 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL 4 acres on Mt. Pleasant Rd. with great mountain views. Rented older mobile, PUD water and power, three bedroom septic in place, sewer coming, $275,000, terms possible. Owner, 360-808-7107 VIEWS AND PRIVACY, TOO Everyone is looking for a view property with privacy. This is it. 2.6 acres, water and mountain views at the crest of Benson Hill. $149,000. ML242340 Dave Ramey 417-2800 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY

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Van’s engine cuts out Dear Doctor: I have a 2002 Kia Sedona minivan with an intermittent problem. The engine cuts out (as if it died for two or three seconds) and then lunges forward. Also, when sitting at a light with my foot on the brake, the rpms raise slightly and lower a few times. It felt like someone was tapping my rear bumper with their car. Had I not had my foot on the brake, I would have hit the car in front of me. It also stalls sometimes while stopped, but not near as often as the

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WELL MAINTAINED 2 Br., 2 baths each, carport and great storage space. Units have been well maintained and have had good rental history. Brings in $1,500 a month. $214,900. ML251403 Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

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information sites. My first thought is that it could be a faulty key fob that signaled the security system when you walked up to the car and the alarm sounded. I would use the plain ignition key or remove the battery from the key fob as a starting point. The key fob can send a false signal to the security system module, causing the problems you are having.

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Two commercial lots on busy C St. Commercial neighborhood zoning has many permitted uses including retail, food and beverage, residential with business, and many more. Great value, and owner may carry financing with 15% down, subject to seller approval and terms. $119,500. ML260214 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

lunging occurs. I cleaned the throttle body as recommended to no avail. Now, the mechanic says it’s possibly the mass air flow sensor or the throttle position sensor but can’t be sure unless it has the problem while hooked up to the machine. Any suggestions? John Dear John: It can be difficult to make repairs when no “check engine” light is present. This always brings me back to often overlooked maintenance. I recently had a similar problem and checked the basics and found the fuel pressure was low and traced it back to a partly blocked fuel filter. Have the technician check all the basic maintenance items.

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

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P.A.: 3 Br., 2 ba. Modern, new appliances. $895. 452-1395.

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CENTRAL P.A.: 3 Br. $650. No smoking/ pets. 457-9698. P.A.: 1 Br. Downtown location, mountain view, no pets. $525. 582-7241 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 2 Br., 1 bath, $650 mo., 1st, last, dep. No smoke/ dogs. Remodeled. 683-9176

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P.A.: 433 1/2 E. 1st St. 2 Br., no pets/smoking, $575, 1st, last, dep. 417-1688.

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P.A.: Cherry Hill charmer. 3 Br., 2 ba, fenced, quiet, central. $950 mo. No smoking. Pet OK w/dep. 457-8421. 117 W 9th St. Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 2+ Br., 1 bath. No smoking. Pets on approval. $800, 1st, last, dep. 683-8745 SEQUIM: 4 Br. mobile w/add on. 1st, last, dep. $900 each. No pets. 775-8856. SEQUIM: Summer or year-round home. Spectacular water view and Protection Island. 2 Br., 2 ba., wraparound deck, hardwood floors. $1,100. 461-9058. WANTED TO RENT Partial private dock for 14’ alum. boat with possible RV site, Lake Sutherland, June-Sept. Contact 360-640-1220 WANTED: 3 or 4 Br., garage, Sequim. Section 8. 808-3160.

65 1,310 sf, sgl lvl 2 br., 2 bath, 2 car, ocean/ mtn view, remodeled all the extras, upscale area. $1,100 360-281-6928

3 Br., 1.5 bath, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1,100 first, last, dep. Non-smk/dog ok w/restr. Contact Add: 1527 W. 10th St. 206-898-3252 Charming Vintage 2 Br, 1 bath home, recent remodel with deck and 1 car detached storage garage. Remodeled with new bathroom, carpet,kitchen. W/D. $900/mo. First/last/ damage. Contact cell: 206-898-3252; H 360-437-8119

JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. H 1 br 1 ba......$450 A 1 br 1 ba......$575 A 2 br 1 ba......$600 A 2 br 1 ba..... $650 H 2 br 1 ba......$750 H 3 br 2 ba......$925 H 4 br 2 ba.....$1100 HOUSES IN SEQUIM H 2 br 1 ba.......$575 A 2 br 1 ba.......$725 D 1 br 1 ba.......$850

Share Rentals/ Rooms

P.A.: Furnished room, share kitchen, private entry. $350. 360-457-5645 SEQ: Room, util. incl. $350. WiFi, HD TV. No D/D. 457-6779.

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8TH ST. P.A.: 800 sf, ground floor, exc. parking, private office entrance, bath, terms neg. 457-1032 Between Seq./Carlsborg, 2,400 sf shop/ office. 683-1639. Office/Workshop/ Storage Spaces available. 300 sf up to 2,500 sf 360-683-3737 P.A. SALON: 5 stations, 800 sf, ground floor, exc. parking, high traffic, private office entrance, bath, terms neg. 457-1032 PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326

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GARAGE: Lg. Happy Valley, Sequim. $250 mo. 461-2810.

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More Properties at www.jarentals.com P.A.: 2+ Br., wood insert, garage. $850. 457-9878 am/eves. P.A.: 2358 E. 3rd Ave. 786 sf, fenced, 1 Br. $575 mo. 460-4107. P.A.: 3 Br., 1.5 ba, rural, Strait view W/D hookup, no garage. $950. 360-775-5693.

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Appliances Furniture General Merchandise Home Electronics Musical Sporting Goods Bargain Box Garage Sales Wanted to Buy

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Furniture

Angeles Furniture has a huge clearance area that you must stop by and check out. Shop for your living room, dining area and bedroom all at close out prices. 1114 E. First St., Port Angeles. 457-9412. angelesfurniture.com See us on Facebook ENT. CENTER: Lg. 3 piece entertainment center, cherry wood, $150. 683-4430, afternoon or evenings.

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MISC: Large dining table with 4 chairs, light blond finish, $135. 2 matching coffee tables, 1 large $40, 1 small $30. Very nice, must see to appreciate. 681-4429 SET: Burl log furniture from Cody, WY. 5 pieces, large bookcase, armoire, 4 and 6 drawer dresser, night stand, maple tops. $2,100/obo all, willing to separate. 457-1483 SOFA: Reclining sectional sofa, brown leather with center console, excellent condition. $650/obo. 477-6286

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General Merchandise

ANTIQUE DOLL RESTORATION Nurse Nancy America’s rembrandt of doll restoration will be at Elegant Flea Antique Show, at Sequim Prairie Grange Hall, Fri., Sat., March 4-5, 93:00 p.m. Bring your cherished childhood dolls with you to the show for a free appraisal and estimate of restoration. Doll restringing available. 360-265-5664. BADA BEAN! BADA BLOOM! 10th ANNIVERSARY Thurs., Mar. 17 All Day Specials, starting 5:30 a.m. $2 mint mochas, $2 green carnations, $2 tans Free Balloons, Raffle & Drawings 1105 E. Front St. P.A. CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 FARM DISK: 6’ pull type. $600. 452-3051 FENCE POSTS Cedar, peeled, 8’, $8 ea. 7’, $5 ea. Delivery available. 461-1996. FIREWOOD $185 cord. 360-477-8832 FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FIREWOOD: Fir, dry, $70 truck load. 681-5267 Floor Loom: LeClerc 4 harness 36” floor loom. 20 dent reed, 3 boat shuttles. $500/ obo. 360-457-9037.

Car of the Week

2011 Mercedes-Benz R350 BlueTEC BASE PRICE: $50,240 with gasoline engine; $52,615 with diesel engine. AS TESTED: $64,860. TYPE: Front-engine, all-wheel-drive, six-passenger, large wagon. ENGINE: 3-liter, double overhead cam, turbocharged and intercooled, diesel V-6. MILEAGE: 18 mpg (city), 24 mpg (highway). TOP SPEED: 130 mph. LENGTH: 203.1 inches. WHEELBASE: 126.6 inches. CURB WEIGHT: 5,203 pounds. BUILT AT: Germany. OPTIONS: Premium package 2 (includes Keyless Go, power liftgate, Harman Kardon Logic7 surround sound, navigation system, rearview camera, 4-gigabtye music hard drive, Sirius and highdef radio) $6,050; panorama glass moonroof $1,090; lighting package (includes bi-Xenon headlamps, headlight washers and light-emitting diode daytime lamps) $985; front and rear parking sensors $800; heated front seats $750; steel gray metallic paint $720; communications system $660; blind spot warning $600; leather-wrapped and wood steering wheel $590. DESTINATION CHARGE: $875. The Associated Press

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LEITZ FARMS, INC. Wood Stove Pellets $185 ton. 452-1400. MISC: Cub Cadet 1500 riding mower, with mulcher, $1,500. Queen size brass bed, with mattress & accessories, $500. Oriental art and vases, $100-$250. 681-0131 MISC: Frigid Air propane range, used 6 mo, fairly new, $300. Xbox, w/Rock Band drums, 2 guitars, $150. Lumber rack for full-sized truck w/utility box, $250. 452-1560 MISC: Generators (2) 5,000 watt, $350 ea. Concrete saw, Partner mark 2, with new blades, $700. 452-4820 MISC: Logan Intermediate mat cutter. Standrite easel. $75 ea. 681-0652. MISC: Pride Jazzy electric wheel chair, like new, indoor use only model #TSS300, low hrs. $1,300. Roller walker with seat, hand brakes $50. 452-3436 MOWER: Craftsman lawn mower, 17.5 hp, 6 speed transaxle. 7 years old. Still mows, or turn it into a racer! $600/obo, cash. 452-5626 MOWER: Craftsman lawn mower, 17.5 hp, 6 speed transaxle. 7 years old. Still mows, or turn it into a racer! $600/obo, cash. 452-5626

Sporting Goods

GOLF CART: For sale. Club Car. All new batteries. Doors and propane heater. $1,400. 360-683-6161 SCUBA DIVING 6 lg. underwater camera housings, collecctibles. $150. 681-4218 SHOT GUN: H & K Benelli M-1 Super 90, 12 ga, 3” mag, semi-auto. $750. 460-6892

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INDOOR Sale: Friday March 4th, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 114 E. 6th, back door please. Some furniture, pictures, books, records, 100 LPs, ceramics, jewelry, kitchen stuff. WANTED: Quality items in good condition for garage sale on 6/4. No clothing or shoes. Profits benefit WAG, local dog rescue. For pickup call 452-8192

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Garage Sales Westside P.A.

GARAGE Sale: Sat., 8-1 p.m., 1921 W. Hwy. 101 #6. Tools, fishing gear, auto, misc.

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Garage Sales Sequim

RIDING MOWER: ‘08 Craftsman, 24 hp, 42” cut, less than 50 hrs. $1,200. 452-3051

GARAGE Sale: Fri.Sat., 8-5 p.m., 62 Chiesa Place, Carlsborg. Tools, baby clothing and accessories, lots of misc.

SELLING WOOD WORKING WORKSHOP Large saws, hand tools, power tools. Friday and Saturday only. 582-9799. STAMP COLLECTION Uncirculated. Mint. 1960-1980’s. Many themes. $500 all, or separate. By appt. 460-2796 UTILITY TRAILER ‘07 33’, tandem axel g.n., deck length 25’, 14K lbs GVWR, 5’ spring loaded pop up, dove tail with 5’ ramps. $4,500. 452-5457, 808-3899

FREE: 3 yr. old Border Collie to a good home. Loves to work. 683-6527.

VACUUM: Rainbow SE vacuum/shampooer. $450. 670-6230

GENERATOR: Coleman Powermate 18kw. Model PM0431800. Starts and runs great. No more than 10 hours running time on it. Very clean. Specs are: 120VAC; 12VDC; 15A; 60hz; $300 firm. 379-2989.

WANTED: Watches, working or not, watch tools. 461-1474.

GET READY FOR SPRING Remodeling? Furniture, Doors, Windows, Electric and Plumbing Fixtures, Construction Material, Garden Items, Paint. Donate & Shop. The Habitat Store, 728 E. Front St., Port Angeles. 417-7543

TV: 19” color Magnavox with remote. Works great! $50 or trade for good working clothes dryer. 681-4429.

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MONITOR: Flat 17” TFT LCD color, orig. box. $80. 683-2589.

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CARBINE: HK model 94, 9mm, Surefire, extra mags, case, excellent investment. $4,250. 582-9218. RIFLE: High Standard AR15 .223/Nato, 16” ch H-bar, 6 pos stock, Bayo lug, mil spec comp, 30 rd mag, factory warranty, new in box. $880. 683-7716

INDOOR ESTATE SALE In a massive shop, rain or shine. Wood workers tools, collector of mechanical banks, nutcrackers, and more. Decorator household items, kitchen, furniture, linens, holiday. 483 Osprey Glen Rd. and Happy Valley Rd. Fri.-Sat., 8-4 p.m. No early birds. Cash only! MOVING Sale: Fri.Sat., 8-3 p.m. 90 House Rd. off Old Olympic Hwy. Something for everyone!

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WANTED: Fill dirt/ rock, Mt. Pleasant Rd. 360-640-0556. WANTED: Lot or small acreage, between P.A./Sequim, perfer hookups. 928-3440 WANTED: Needed cinder blocks. 461-0663 after 3 p.m.

Garage Sales Central P.A.

POOL TABLE Dynamo coin operated. $1,000/obo. 460-2768

UTILITY TRAILER 8’x4’ bed, new tires, excellent condition, 2” ball joint, hitch, 4’ high fixed wood sides, fold down back ramp. $975. 683-9893

HOT TUB: 2 person, you haul. $500. 582-3082

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ELEGANT FLEA Sequim Prairie Grange 290 MacLeay Rd. Fri.-Sat. March 4 and 5, 9-3 p.m. Vintage post cards, jewelry, glassware, coins, etc.

FLOORING: White oak, clear, select, T&G, 3 1/4” wide, unfinished, from New England mill, 65 sf, $3.50 sf/obo. 681-8015

HOME GYM: Pacific Fitness Malibu home gum, multi-station, many features. $550. 461-2810

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AKC Alaskan Malamute Puppies. AKC Champion Bloodlines, Loving and Adorable, $1,000. 360-701-4891 PEKINGESE/ SHIH-TZU PUPPIES 6 wks. old males, ready to go, need good home. $350 ea. 452-9553 PITBULL PUPS Ready in 1 week, 3 females, 2 males. $300 ea. 683-5943 or 360-780-0021. SCHIPPERKIES Puppies, born new years eve. Girls, $300. Boys, $250. 417-0234

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Barn-stored, local grass hay. $4/Bale. 683-3518, 460-7020 HAY: Good quality grass hay, $5.50 bale. 461-5804. MISC: Ducks, Rowen and Swedish, $5 ea. Geese, Toulouse, $10 ea. Polish rooster, $5. 681-2486.

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HORSES: 15 yr. old half quarter half Arab pinto mare, $1,000. 6 yr. old Curley gelding, $800. Both include tack. 360-797-3189

Garage Sales Jefferson

RUMMAGE SALE St. Mary’s Church Hall Port Townsend, Harrison & Blaine, use Harrison entrance. Friday March 4th 9-5 p.m. and Sat. March 5th 9-2 p.m. Indoor Garage Sale Rain or Shine. Kala Point Fri.-Sun., March 4th-5th, 9-4 p.m. March 6th 1-4 p.m. 211 Baycliff Dr. Left at stop sign off Kala Point Dr. Furniture, beds, sofas, tables, wool rug, chairs, cherry dropleaf table, curio cabinet, mirror, framed art, chandelier, ping pong/air hockey table, TVs, micro-wave, dog run, etc. MOVING SALE! Fri.-Sat., 8-4 p.m. 2913 Oak Bay Road, Hadlock. Turn left at three mile marker, watch for signs. Crafts, teacher’s supplies; MEN’S STUFF: metal lathe, band saw, table saw, tools.

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SEMI-END DUMP ‘85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153.

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Marine

ARISTOCRAFT: 19’ 120 OMC, Merc 2 outdrive, rebuilt eng. $900/obo. 683-1415.

Wanted To Buy

Livingston Model 12T Resort, seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer, extras, show room condition. $6,800. 681-8761

BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789

OWENS: 16’ I/O, 125 hp Mercury motor, needs work. $700/ obo. 681-0828.

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TOLLY: ‘66 38’. Twin 318s, 200 hrs., loaded. Trade for 20’ alum. $25,000. 360-770-2410 TROPHY: ‘06 21’ model 2002. Walkabout, Alaskan pkg., 150 hp Mercury, 15 hp kicker, downriggers, radar, 2 depth finders, GPS, Winless, 2 canvas tops, many extras. $39,995. 681-0717.

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QUAD: ‘04 Kawasaki 700 KFX. Very good shape. $3,200/obo. 461-2056 PACKAGE DEAL! ‘85 F250 Super Cab, with ‘87 Vacationer 10.5’ camper, self contained, runs good, drives good. $3,500 360-775-6888

SUZUKI ‘01 VZ800 MARAUDER 5 speed, local trade! VIN102425 Expires 3/3/11 $2,900 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272

TRAILER: ‘02 25’ Layton. Excellent condition. Call for details. $8,500. 928-2404, evenings

Motorcycles

APOLLO: ‘07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558. HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘98 ELECTRAGLIDE CLASSIC FLHTC, 80ci, 5 speed, nice clean bike! VIN510383 Expires 3/3/11 $6,900 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272 HONDA ‘05 TRX 300 QUAD 5 speed, reverse, clean! VIN003202. Expires 3/3/11 $2,650 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272 HONDA ‘96 1100 SHADOW 5 speed, vt1100, bags, windshield, pipes. VIN5106148. Expires 3/3/11 $2,900 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272 HONDA: ‘02 VTX 1800 R. Candy apple red, excellent condition, garaged, 13K miles, new tires, custom seat by Richs, saddle bags, windshield, road guards, Cargo box. Aux lights, sissy seat with back, many extras. $8500/OBO. 360-797-1254

V-STAR: ‘08 1300 Tourer. Silver/gray with 8,000 miles, 48 mpg, nice clean bike. Asking $5,900. Call Mike, 360-683-7445 eves.

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5TH WHEEL: ‘04 27’ Jayco. Big slide, sleeps 6-8, barely used, in great shape. Priced to sell at $10,900. 461-9054. 5TH WHEEL: Terry. $2,500. 808-5722

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5TH WHEEL: Terry. $2,500. 808-5722

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5TH WHEEL: ‘99 25’ Artic Fox. $10,850. This particular fifth wheel is heavily insulated and ideal for the great northwest. Rv cover included. Please call for more information. 360-732-7540 AFFORDABLE HOME 32’ Royal Coachman. Park model, very clean, good shape. $5,500/obo. 477-8180

HONDA: ‘95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023.

MOTOR HOME: ‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40 ft. 3 slides, 6 speed Allison trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner stovetop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table,light oak interior, washer/drier hookup, 6 KW generator, leveling sys, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k) gently used, non smokers. $108,000/obo 360-683-3887

KAWASAKI: ‘09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973.

MOTOR HOME: ‘98 31’ Itasca Class C. Ford V10, 35K, 14’ slide, sleeps 6. $16,500. 452-2148 for details.

HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153.

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CHEV: ‘79 4x4 short box, new ‘351’, lift kit, mags. $1,600/ obo. 452-2275.

Recreational Vehicles

HONDA: ‘03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282. HONDA: ‘03 Shadow 600cc. Saddlebags, 2,400 miles, showroom quality, stored in heated area. Health forces sale. $3,500. 385-2065

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FORD: ‘08 F350 LARIAT DIESEL. 4x4 crew cab, dually, 23K mi., new cond., leather interior, dual heaters and heated seats, auto, air, power rear windows, door locks, seats, mirrors, windows, tilt keyless entry, cruise, tow pkg., alloy wheels, moonroof, tinted, adj. pedals, deluxe stereo, limited slip rear end, plus $3,000 aftermarket accesor. $36,750. 452-3200, 452-3272 FORD: ‘86 F350 Crew cab. Utility box. $2,500/obo. 452-1560 FORD: ‘99 Explorer. All WD V8, E.B., 152K mi., exc. cond. $6,500. 460-9323. GMC: ‘83 Jimmy 4WD. $500. 460-9776

DODGE: ‘07 Ram 2500 quad cab 4x4, turbo diesel, 6.7L, auto, 56K. $26,995. 971-226-0002

DODGE: ‘73 Power Wagon SB, 4x4, 318, Auto. Dark green/ dark green vinyl seat is perfect, glass good, 90% tires, straight body. AM radio, lockout hubs. A "Dodge guy" will love this one! $3,350. 360-452-7439 FORD ‘01 RANGER EDGE SUPER CAB 4X4 4.0 liter V6, auto, air, tilt, cruise, 6 CD stereo, 4 opening doors, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, off road package, bedliner, dual front airbags. Only 38,000 miles! Sparkling blue metallic paint! Shows the very best of care! Priced under Kelley Blue Book! Stop by Gray Motors today! $11,495 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com FORD: ‘01 F250 Supercab. 116K, diesel, auto, power equip., new tires, good cond. $13,000. 683-7342 eves/wkds 360-912-0192 days.

FORD: ‘06 Expedition XLT. This expedition is in nearly new condition and has only 60,000 miles with lots of options. $16,500. Please call Sunday through Thursday. 360-460-6213

GMC: ‘97 pickup 4WD Runs good, 140K mi. $3,500. 683-4401. JEEP ‘03 WRANGLER SPORT HARDTOP 4X4 4.0 liter Inline 6, 5 speed manual transmission, cold air intake, privacy glass, cruise control, tilt, air, CD stereo, rollbar speakers, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $17,690! Only 28,000 miles! This Jeep is like new! Has all the right options! Stop by Gray Motors today! $14,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com

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GMC: ‘97 Suburban. ‘454’ 4WD, 3rd seat, tow pkg., new tires, MP3/CD 4 speaker stereo, AC front and rear, power seats, cruise control, 189K mi. All systems work well. $4,200. 461-6460 JEEP: ‘00 Cherokee 4x4. Limited Ed low mi., clean, all leather int., electronically equipped. $5,500/ obo. 457-1292. TOYOTA ‘06 TUNDRA LIMITED CREW CAB 4X4 4.7 liter iForce V8, auto, alloy wheels, BFG all-terrain tires, keyless entry, full power options, heated leather seats, cruise control, tilt, air, sunroof, matching canopy, tow package, running boards. Only 34,000 miles! One owner! Kelley Blue Book value of $29,175! A real must-see! Stop by Gray Motors today to save some bucks on your next truck! $25,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com

TOYOTA: ‘02 Lifted Toyota Tacoma SR5. V6, 5 speed, 79,000 miles, 6" Fabtech lift, 35" BFG's, Leer canopy, tinted windows, exhaust, MTX sub and amp, power windows/locks, MP3 player. $16,500/obo. 360-460-0723

Pickups/Vans

CHEV: ‘03 S10, 5 speed. $5,800/obo. 457-7014 CHEV: ‘89 Astrovan. Mark III, auto, 232K mi., runs excellent. $800. 683-7173. DODGE ‘10 GRAND CARAVAN SXT Stow and Go, 3.8 liter V6, auto, dual air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks, and seat, keyless entry, power adjustable pedals, overhead console, 7 passenger seating with stow and go fold flat seats, privacy glass, power sliding doors, alloy wheels, fog lamps, 26,000 miles, balance of factory warranty. Very clean 1owner, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $18,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com DODGE: ‘67 1 ton flat bed. ‘318’ 4 speed, runs great. $700/ obo. 461-7406. DODGE: ‘79 Stake, with HD dump bed. $2,700/obo. 452-4820 DODGE: ‘89 Custom van. Great for camping, new tranny, low mi., will trade for car in good condition or $2,500/obo. Cell 940-391-9957 DODGE: ‘97 Caravan. 4 cyl. runs excellent. $2,500. 809-3215. FORD: ‘85 Clubwagon. 8 passenger, great shape, diesel. $2,800. 360-460-3162 FORD: ‘89 E150 cargo van. 300-6, 5 spd. $550. 452-4158 FORD: ‘90 Aerostar van. Runs good $1750/obo 808-4661

JEEP: ‘06 Liberty 4WD. Under 40,000 miles, new 10 ply tires, fully loaded. like getting a new car at a used car price! Serviced 10 miles ago, and a full tank of gas. $13,500. Contact 360-7971103 or 907-4010633 located in Sequim. TOYOTA ‘02 HIGHLANDER LTD ALL WD V6, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, leather interior, power sunroof, alloy wheels, electronic stability control, roof rack, heated seats, AM/FM CD stacker and cassette, tow package, and more! Extra sharp! VIN#063215 $11,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com

TOYOTA: ‘09 Venza AWD. 13,000 miles, 3.5L V6, excellent condition, metallic dark grey, leather interior, auto climate control, "Star Safety System", power everything, keyless remote $27,450 Call 360-385-4267 or cell 360-390-5267.

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CHEV: ‘07 Silverado. Crew cab, 1/2 ton, tow pkg., power, 70K, canopy, running boards, clean, well under book at $16,500. 681-0103.

FORD: ‘95 F250 super cab. 7.5L, 4WD, 97K mi., great shape, garaged, many extras. $7,495. 683-6266. FORD: ‘95 F350. Service body, 145K mi., 5.8L V8, auto. $2,850. 461-1835. FORD: ‘98 E350. 110K miles, power locks/windows, A/C, cruise. Ladder rack, all inside racks. $6,000/obo. 460-0556 FORD: ‘99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839. GMC: ‘72 3/4 ton pick up. $500. 460-9776.

CHEV: ‘98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $4,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876

MISC: ‘04 GMC Savana 8 Passenger Van, $7,800. ‘96 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 2WD Pickup, $2500. Both well maintained vehicles. Call for details or see online add. 360-374-6850

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JEEP EAGLE: ‘95 Minivan. AWD, 4 new tires, runs good. $4,000. 457-3521. TOYOTA: ‘98 Tacoma. 2WD, 5 speed, 124,500 miles, AM/ FM/CD, great tires, new brakes, 21 MPG, bed liner & canopy, GOOD condition. $5,050. 452-6965

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CHEV ‘01 PRISM LSI SEDAN 1.8 liter VVT-i 4 cylinder, auto, alloy wheels, sunroof, alarm system, power windows, door locks, and mirrors, cruise, tilt, air, CD stereo, dual front airbags. Sparkling clean inside and out! 1.8 liter motor made by Toyota! 36 highway MPG! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com CHEV ‘05 EQUINOX LS 3.4 liter V6, auto, all WD, air, AM/FM CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, luggage rack, 62,000 miles, very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $11,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHEV: ‘72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, ‘71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915 DODGE ‘07 CALIBER R/T ALL WD 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, and mirrors, leather interior with heated seats, AM/FM CD, 4 wheel ABS and electronic stability control, power sunroof, alloy wheels, and more! VIN#129401. $10,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com FORD ‘07 FOCUS SES 4 DOOR 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, and mirrors, AM/FM MP3 and 6 disc CD stacker, front and side airbags, leather interior, power sunroof, alloy wheels, rear spoiler, remote entry and more! VIN#230620 $8,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com

Cars

BMW: ‘94 530i. 3L, V8 5 spd. $2,950. 425-753-1666 CHRYSLER: ‘95 Concorde. V6, auto trans, air, power steering/windows/ locks. $2,200/obo. Dungeness Community Church. 683-7333 FORD: ‘67 Mustang. Built V8, auto, $3,600 firm. 452-6053 FORD: ‘94 T-Bird. Like new, 23K miles, pristine cond. $5,000. 602-677-7453 GEO ‘93 PRIZM 4 DOOR 4 cylinder, 5 speed, stereo, replaced engine, runs and drives great! VIN#034509 $2,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com HYUNDAI ‘10 ACCENT GLS Very economical 1.6 liter 4 cylinder, auto, air, AM/FM CD/MP3, side airbags, only 31,000 miles, balance of factory 5/60 warranty, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report, ideal commuter or student car. $10,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com LINCOLN: ‘90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727 LINCOLN: ‘95 Town Car. Runs good, drivable, needs some work. $1,200. 461-1996 TOYOTA ‘09 PRIUS HYBRID Very, very economical 1.5 liter 4 cylinder hybrid, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD power windows, locks, keyless entry, alloy wheels, 34,000 miles, balance of factory warranty, very clean 1 owner non-smoker, spotless Carfax report, EPA rated 48 city/45 hwy. $17,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com

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HYUNDAI: ‘09 Accent. Low mi. $9,900. 797-3130, after 5. MAZDA: ‘08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MAZDA: ‘94 Miata. Red, 5 speed, 99K, runs good. $3,500. 360-437-0428. NISSAN: ‘05 Altima. Excellent condition. $9,800. 775-340-2652

TOYOTA: ‘03 Sequoia. Immac., runs perf, Carfax, all eqpt + rear A/C, dual pwr sts, moonroof (slide, tilt), run brds, priv glass, grill grd, tow pkg, alloys, wnd deflects, 2 rem keys, sir XM & boost, grt tires. 133K. Can't beat this deal! $11,000/obo. 360-461-1595 VW: ‘00 New Beetle. 1.8 liter turbo, only 25K mi. on factory purchased motor. Sunroof, ABS, loaded. $4,200.385-2318 VW: ‘70 Karmann Ghia. Project. $700. 681-2382 VW: ‘71 Camper. Good cond. $2,500. 360-820-0339

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LEGAL NOTICE The Department of Natural Resources intends to negotiate a new lease, replacing an expiring ground lease, on property generally located and described as: Portions of Sections 28 and 33, Township 30 North, Range 12 West, W.M., containing approximately 7 acres, more, or less, in Clallam County. The parcel is currently zoned for commercial forestry use. Interested parties should, by April 1, 2011, contact Patrick Hennessy, Lease Manager, DNR, Pacific Cascade Region, PO Box 280, Castle Rock, WA 98611, (360) 5965149. Pub: March 3, 2011

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION SALE OF SURPLUS COUNTY PROPERTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to an order of the Clallam County Commissioners, the Treasurer of Clallam County will hold a public auction sale on-line at www.clallam.net under the County On-line Services section starting March 4th, 2011 and ending March 14th, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. This sale is conducted by Public Surplus and will consist of an excavator, 2 sweepers, 2 vehicles, a travel trailer, various mowers, weed eaters, and misc wood doors. This sale is being conducted in accordance with RCW 36.34.080 and County Policy 455, Property Control, Section 6.4. Pub: March 3, 2011

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