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Dine with views of Sequim Bay at Dockside Grill and Pelican Room Steve Little, chef and owner of Sequim’s only waterfront dining restaurant, says it was his love and passion to create delicious food for others that prompted him to open Dockside Grill in 2007. In 2010, he expanded the popular business and opened up the Pelican Room adjacent to the restaurant. The Pelican Room features a stunning walk-up bar made of American Elm hand-crafted by Willie Floyd and tile done by Steve’s son Lance Welch. Like the main restaurant, the cozy new Pelican Room, complete ABOVE: The kitchen with a wall fireplace, overlooks staff of Dockside John Wayne Marina and Sequim Grill in Sequim. Bay and creates more fine dining in a lounge-like atmosphere. RIGHT: Dockside The ambiance is eclipsed only Grill’s new Pelican by the stunning waterfront dining Room features and view of surrounding John a hand-crafted Wayne Marina and Sequim Bay, American Elm bar. where diners are often treated to glimpses of the marine and bird life that grace the picturesque bay, which they can chef at the Old Mill Cafe in Carlsborg for two years before opening Dockside Grill enjoy with the binoculars on the windowsills. with his wife, Ruth. Steve Little operated the former Xanadu Together with their son Sous Chef Glenn Grill east of Sequim for five years. Welch, they serve savory Northwest dishes He was previously a chef at the former including local fresh seafood, Dungeness Oyster House on Discovery Bay and dinner

crab cakes, cedar planked steaks and salmon, paella, bouillabaisse, calamari steak, oysters Rockefeller and several fresh pasta dishes, as well as Cervena venison and rack of lamb, all made to order. They also offer vegetarian and gluten free entrees — something for everyone. Guests can enjoy their meals with a cocktail or selection from the extensive wine list, along with featured local Micro-brews by the bottle and on tap. You may also buy wine to enjoy at home. At lunchtime, enjoy a delicious 1/2-pound burger served on fresh Pane D’ Amore rolls. The burger is house ground and formed after Steve hand cuts the Filet Mignon and Ribeye steaks daily. Reservations are recommended. They have an excellent and caring staff, who together make Dockside Grill and Pelican Room the success that it is. Steve and Ruth want to thank them, their loyal guests and the Port of Port Angeles for making Dockside Grill and Pelican Room the most popular restaurant around.

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Mountain View Hearing/Robert Keesee..................26

Angeles Machine Works.........................................28

Northwest Native Expressions..................................9

Artisans Creative Consignment/Michele Scot.........26

Novus Glass/Brent Larson.......................................26

Brenda’s Bookkeeping/Brenda Cantelow.................27

Olympic Bus Lines.................................................11

By Arrangement/Jean Cameron..............................27

Olympic Game Farm................................................8

Certified Hearing....................................................22 Park View Villas......................................................25

Discovery Memory Care.........................................13

Peninsula Heat..........................................................4

Dockside Grill..........................................................2 Domino’s Pizza........................................................21

Peninsula Mortgage................................................35

Elwha River Casino................................................17

Port Angeles Downtown Association......................18

Envy Hair Techniques.............................................20

Port of Port Angeles................................................16

Everwarm Hearth and Home.................................23

Port Angeles Senior Center.....................................26

Farmers Insurance/Greg Voyles..............................27

Sequim Electrolysis/Nancy Anseth.........................26

Full Spectrum Landscape.......................................14

Serenity House.......................................................24

Glamorous/Sara Cary Krieger.................................27

Skincare Suites Spa................................................19

H&R Block.............................................................12 Sound Sleep Clinic.................................................10

John L. Scott/Don Edgmon.....................................27

Sunshine Propane..................................................29

Kenmore Air.............................................................7 Kitsap Bank..............................................................6

The Tattoo Guy/Jeffrey Krieger Love.......................27

Life Care Center of Port Townsend...................34/36

Wave Broadband....................................................15

Mountain Propane..................................................33

Westside Grooming/Mary Ellen Zalewski...............26

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Peninsula Heat, providing premier installation and servicing Entering into its sixteenth year of business, Peninsula Heat has energy recovery ventilators, sheet metal fabrication and solar thermal established itself as one of the premier installation and servicing comsystems. panies of heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems in the area. Phone 360-681-3333 for a free estimate on a residential or comPeninsula Heat occupies a centrally located 7,000-square-foot mercial system or for an alternative heating source for an existing warehouse, with a full-service sheet metal shop and offices on home or business. Kitchen-Dick Road. This Lennox Premier dealer company is owned by Ken Lofstrom, who has extensive HVAC experience and knowledge since starting in the trade in 1973. His installation layouts and design are second to none. Estimator Chris Hahn has 24 years of experience in the design and bidding process, starting in the trade with a Lennox dealer in New Jersey in 1987, then working at a Lennox “5 Star” dealer in Colorado in the 1990s, and then with Peninsula Heat since 2000. Office manager Charlotte Anderson, who “runs the show,” has been with the company since its inception in 1996. In addition, six installation specialists, three service technicians, a customer service representative and a service dispatcher round out the staff that offers extensive knowledge and experience and is ready to serve their customers’ home and commercial needs. Peninsula Heat is an installing and servicing contractor for heat pumps, rooftop units in light commercial applications, air conditioners, electric and LP furnaces, radiant infloor heating systems, ductless split heating The crew at Peninsula Heat. and cooling systems, air filtration systems,

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Distinction still drives this family business A commitment to excellence provides the basis for an all-around successful experience for each of Aawnings & Sunrooms of Distinction’s customers. Distinction is what directs the company through every phase of servicing its clients, says owner Brad Buchser. Brad’s great uncle, Hillman Buchser, began enhancing homes with top-quality products and service in 1928. Hillman welcomed Brad’s father, Calvin Buchser, into the growing company in 1946 and was subsequently joined by Brad’s sister, Beverly Ullmann, in 1958. The family legacy continued with Brad joining the business eleven years later. Today Brad’s wife, Susie, and son, Luke, are also involved with Aawnings & Sunrooms of Distinction, making it truly a family endeavor. The awning and sunroom industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years, consistent with the growing demand for energy efficient products. Brad says that solar energy research has confirmed that the use of exterior awnings can reduce room temperatures more than 20 degrees, and that sunrooms can provide up to 50 percent savings on heating bills in the winter months. Awnings and sunrooms often add more resale value to a home than the initial cost of installing them. When properly designed, sunrooms create

the perfect environment for enjoying the outdoors, indoors. These days glass roofs are often replaced with advanced, insulated roof panels that control extreme room temperatures. Beautiful glass walls preserve over 92 percent of a home owner’s outdoor views. “Our awnings and solar shades are easily customized to accommodate the homeowners’ unique needs for protection from sun glare and heat,” Brad says. All of the company’s sun control systems can be made fixed, retractable, motorized or automated for sun and wind control. “We have become proficient at transforming nature’s harsh conditions into the most comfortable of living spaces,” he says. Homeowners needing more living space, or having problems with sun exposure, find Aawnings & Sunrooms of Distinction’s products to be an excellent value. The future of the business looks bright because of the continuing advancements in product development and the increase in consumer awareness of energy efficient designs. “We remain committed to providing our community with a quality of service that continues to be distinctly professional and personal,” Brad says. The business provides free estimates to customers living anywhere between the Hood Canal Bridge and Forks.

ABOVE: John King, at right, is Aawning and Sunrooms of Distinction’s construction foreman. John has been with the company for more than nine years. At left is owner Brad Buchser, and in the background, happy customer Doug McClury. LEFT: A finished sunroom constructed by Aawnings & Sunrooms of Distinction.

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Kitsap Bank has been safe and secure for more than 100 years Kitsap Bank began as a small bank with one location in Port Orchard and has grown to be a leader among community banks in the nation with 20 offices in the Greater Puget Sound region. Today, Kitsap Bank’s assets are nearly $1 billion strong, with more than 250 people employed. Steadfast partners Kitsap Bank remains a true local bank that cares about its customers and communities. Building long-term relationships is a commitment that everyone at Kitsap Bank takes very seriously. These personal, in-touch relationships are possible due to its unparalleled team of bankers, which now spans five Western Washington counties. Their years of experience, dedication, and willingness to try new approaches gives Kitsap Bank the flexibility and expertise to forge hard-working relationships. Kitsap Bank is a stabilizing force in the community, providing leadership not only for finances but also in giving back. Dedicated to bettering the lives citizens in the area, they support more than 100 local events and have donated more than $1.25 million in the last six years. Local community bank Friendly, knowledgeable bankers are ready to assist with all of your financial needs. Kitsap Bank has six convenient locations on the North Olympic Peninsula: in Port Angeles at 616 Front St.; in Sequim at 1320 W. Washington St.; in Port Ludlow at 74 Breaker Lane; in Port Hadlock at 69 Oak Bay Road; in Port Townsend with a branch at 2313 East Sims Way and loan office at 215 Taylor St. Safe, profitable, well-capitalized — ready to serve you in their second century!

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Kenmore Air partners with Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Kenmore Air Express is now in its seventh year of service to the North Olympic Peninsula, offering the only scheduled airline service to and from Port Angeles. Over that period, some things have changed, while many have remained the same. Among the constants is Port Angeles station manager Robin McHattie, who, along with her staff, provides the highest levels of customer service to her passengers. “Port Angeles is a lucky community,” says Kenmore Air’s director of stations Andrew Otterness, “because Robin absolutely sets the gold standard for our airline. I wish I could clone her.” “I know most of our passengers by name,” Robin says, “which is one of the things I like about working for a small airline. I think people who fly with us appreciate that personal touch.” Another thing that remains unchanged about Kenmore Air’s service is its convenience. Flight times between William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles and downtown Seattle’s Boeing Field are only 35 minutes, and the airline offers several flights each day. For passengers connecting to or from other flights at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Kenmore Air provides a complimentary shuttle for the short drive between Seattle terminals. Total travel time from Port Angeles to Sea-Tac is only 55 minutes. What has changed dramatically in the past year is that Kenmore Air has become a partner of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. According to Kenmore Air marketing director Craig O’Neill, “This partnership, which was years in the making, really connects Port Angeles to the rest of the world in new ways.” First, customers can now book seamless, single-ticket itineraries from Port Angeles to more than 90 cities across North America and Hawaii served by Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air at www.alaskaair.com. “This one-stop shopping is not only easier,” Craig says, “but it eases a major source of anxiety for folks: with your Kenmore Air and Alaska Airlines flights booked on a single, interline ticket, you are protected

Captain Mike Lambert and station manager Robin McHattie.

from most re-accommodation fees in the event that you miss a connection — in either direction. This provides real peace of mind for travelers.” Second, Kenmore Air is a full-fledged partner in the award-winning Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. Every Kenmore Air flight earns participants 250 miles, and miles can also be redeemed for free flights on Kenmore Air, to Port Angeles or any of its more than 40 other destinations. “For local travel, or connections on major airlines other than Alaska or Horizon, people can continue to book on our Web site [www.kenmoreair.com] or toll-free by phone,” Craig says. “Or, of course, they can come and see Robin at the airport! But we really encourage folks to check out www.alaskaair.com for travel from Port Angeles to most popular destinations. It’s a great partnership for the Peninsula.”

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Olympic Game Farm fascinates visitors from near and far For more than 40 years, Olympic Game Farm has provided an opportunity for visitors from all over the world to learn and observe wildlife, igniting countless imaginations. Olympic Game Farm is the place to get face to face and experience wildlife at close range, offering visitors the opportunity to really see a tiger’s stripes, a rare white rhinoceros, a Kodiak bear’s huge size, or to get slobbered by a buffalo!             With more than 200 animals onsite, the driving tour leaves visitors with vivid memories of these amazing creatures; experiences which, at first are hard to imagine, but become pleasantly surprising. Friendly llamas and yak eat bread from your hand, clowning bears stand up and wave and the elk and buffalo peacefully graze in the pastures. Olympic Game Farm worked exclusively for Walt Disney Studios for 28 years, filming at the farm and on the Olympic Peninsula, as well as on many different set locations. A few popular titles produced with the past animal actors include Charlie the Lonesome Cougar, The Incredible Journey, White Wilderness and Grizzly Adams television and movie series. After the death of Walt and Roy Disney, Disney Studios began to move away from the nature films that had been so dear to Walt’s heart. In 1972, with the approval of the Disney Studios for using the Disney name, Olympic Game Farm Inc. was opened to the public. Founders Lloyd and Catherine Beebe retired from the filming industry and focused solely for caring for their animal actors, concentrating on offering “in need” captive bred animals a new and loving home. Lloyd Beebe passed along his trait, his dedication and his love for wildlife to his grandson Robert Beebe, who has taken over the role of president and operator of the Olympic Game Farm since 2008. Along with the driving tour, Olympic Game Farm offers a new “Mini Tour,” which includes a petting farm, freshwater aquarium, a guided tour through the education area and historical studio barn.

To learn more about visiting this one-of-a-kind place, visit www. olygamefarm.com or call 1-800-778-4295.

Robert Beebe, president and operator of Olympic Game Farm and grandson of founders Lloyd and Catherine Beebe.

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Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe showcases art and unique gifts In 1992 the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe opened a small art gallery to help carry on the cultural traditions of the tribe and display Native American art. Today the Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery & Gift Shop is four times as large as the original space, but the mission remains the same. Many artwork pieces in the gallery are made from cedar, including bentwood boxes, baskets, plaques, masks and paddles, all of which are handcrafted. The cedar baskets in the gallery are extremely unique since cedar for the baskets can only be collected at certain times of the year and from select locations. Tribal members also offer their beautiful, handcrafted jewelry at Northwest Native Expressions. The gallery has a good selection of hand-engraved silver and also offers gold through special order. Beaded and turquoise jewelry abound in the form of earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets and more. “We have pretty much anything you can think of in turquoise,” says Marlo Fazio, the gallery’s jewelry buyer. Marlo looks for beauty, uniqueness and quality when choosing the gallery’s jewelry. The selection is small and very selective, showcasing the beautiful work of Native Americans who are passing on their timeless craft to future generations in hopes that these ancient art forms will not be lost. Each piece of handcrafted artwork at the gallery is unique, whether it is how it was painted or where the wood was collected from. When something is handcrafted, each one is just a little different. There are artwork pieces to suit every interest and prices to suit every budget — anyone can take home a little Native American art of their own. The gallery and gift shop recently launched a web site, www. NorthwestNativeExpressions.com.

On the web site customers can purchase many of the gift shop’s items including t-shirts, jackets, carvings, blankets, books for all ages, framed and shrink-wrapped prints, drums, flutes, masks, etched glassware, moccasins, hand crafted items including some from Jamestown S’Klallam tribal artists, and jewelry including sterling silver, Northwest coast designs and Southwest designs. The gift shop also sells music CDs, DVDs, notecards and postcards, bookmarks, calendars, coffee and tea.

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Too much or too little sleep, Sound Sleep Clinic can help you Located in downtown Sequim, Sound Sleep Clinic and Sleep Disorder Diagnostic Center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The center is owned and operated by Dr. Jakdej Nikomborirak, otherwise known as “Dr. Jak”. Board certified in sleep medicine, Dr. Jak evaluates and treats all types of sleep disorders, the most common ones being sleep disordered breathing, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, periodic leg movement disorder, sleep walking, dream enactment and narcolepsy. Dr. Jak received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. His internal medicine residency was at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He then completed a 3-year fellowship in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in 1998. Dr. Jak then came directly to the Olympic Peninsula with the dream of making sleep disorder treatment available to rural communities. Since then, Dr. Jak has helped to set up sleep labs and centers in hospitals in Forks, Port Angeles, Silverdale, Port Townsend and Oak Harbor. For the past five years he has also directed Yakima Regional Medical Center’s sleep laboratory. Believing in adherence to the highest standard, Dr. Jak successfully brought all labs and centers under his directorship through the AASM’s rigorous accreditation process. Dr. Jak offers some practical tips for those that have insomnia: First, pick a get out-of-bed time in the morning that you can live with. Then get out of bed at that time every day, weekends included. Second, go to bed 8 hours before the get-up time. Regardless of how you sleep during the night, do not sleep anywhere outside of that 8-hour window. In other words, do not compensate for poor sleep.

Christine Easton, MA: Dr. Jak, MD, D, ABSM; and Brooks McMillon, MRN, ARNP.

Sleep will eventually become regular in a couple of weeks. Sleeping pills cannot help when poor sleep habits are not first corrected. And for those who snore — Dr. Jak says if you snore and have symptoms such as frequent awakenings at night, not waking up refreshed in the morning, morning headache, having impaired concentration and excessive daytime sleepiness, you probably have obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is very common (Medicare suspects one out of four of its recipients have the condition) and can exacerbate other diseases, such as hypertension, congestive heart failure, stroke, diabetes and depression. For more information, please visit Sound Sleep Clinic. Most insurance including Medicare/Medicaid do not require referral. Because the clinic is not hospital based, the treatment is less costly, and there is no “facility fee” added to the visit.

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Comfortable, convenient travel to and from the Seattle area Jack Heckman is a third generation owner of Heckman Motors, Inc., which includes Olympic Bus Lines, Budget Rent a Car and Budget Parking. His grandfather, George Heckman, opened Heckman Motors in 1949, and sold what was then Heckman Datsun to Jack’s parents, Jim and Lea Heckman, in 1975. Budget Rent a Car was added in 1982. In 1987, Budget Rent a Car moved to its current location on the downtown Port Angeles waterfront across from the ferries with an additional location at the Port Angeles Airport. Budget Parking then began its parking operation for the ferries to Victoria B.C. Budget Parking currently manages three parking lots in downtown Port Angeles including parking at the Gateway Transit Center. In 2000, Heckman Motors purchased Olympic Bus Lines from Glen Larson, which today operates a fleet of five buses contracted with the Washington Department of Transportation to operate the Dungeness Line. The Dungeness Line provides daily bus service between Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Discovery Bay, Kingston, Edmonds, downtown Seattle and the Seattle Tacoma International Airport. Charter service is also available. Passengers now have the convenience of making their reservations online at www. dungenessline.us. Fares include a beautiful, scenic ride on

Jack Heckman, owner of Olympic Bus LInes.

a luxury bus, a ferry ride across the magnificent Puget Sound between Edmonds and Kingston, chocolate chip cookies baked locally by Oven Spoonful, and bottled water from Olympic Distributing, Inc.

Many people might not realize that Jack’s diversified business also sells cars from its Budget Rent a Car fleet, as well as specialty cars like convertibles, luxury cars, sport utility vehicles and full size trucks.

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The professionals at H&R Block love doing your taxes You go to a doctor for a medical concern and go to the mechanic for an automotive problem, so when it comes to taxes, it makes sense that you go to the tax experts. H&R Block, which has offices in Port Angeles and Sequim, has plenty of experts on staff who enjoy doing what many people dread each year — taxes. “We’re pretty passionate about this crazy industry,” says Barbara Jaksha, tax advisor and manager of the office at 1404 E. Front St. in Port Angeles. The tax advisers can assist with everything from the simplest return to complicated estates, partnerships and foreclosures, plus answer questions about audits and provide The H&R Block staff at 1404 E. Front St. includes, from left, Barbara Jaksha, Richelle Wilhelm and bookkeeping services. Jean Cain. Not pictured is Lindsay Hockenberry. “We do every kind of tax,” she says. H&R Block also has offices at 402 before the Internal Revenue Service, Wanda explains. E. Lauridsen Blvd. in Port Angeles, which has nine tax preparers and These agents have received the technical certification that recoga CPA, and 249 E. Washington St. in Sequim, which has five preparnizes their expertise in taxation laws and authorizes them to repreers, says Wanda Stark, tax advisor and manager of the other two sent taxpayers before the IRS for audits, collections and appeals. Peninsula offices. Although now through April is their busiest time, taxes are a yearThe Front Street office has three tax preparers. round business. To keep credentials up-to-date and to stay aware of the alwaysMany of H&R Block’s clients come in throughout the year with changing tax laws, tax preparers must complete continuing educaquestions about estates, audits, or wondering how a major purchase tion each year. Three of the tax advisors — Barbara, Wanda and Jean may affect their taxes. Cain, who works out of the Front Street office, are also certified as H&R Block guarantees its work. If there ends up being a mistake Enrolled Agents. on your taxes, the advisers will fix it and H&R Block with pay any An Enrolled Agent is a tax practitioner who can represent people incurred penalty fee.

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A special place for the loved one who is special to you Discovery Memory Care strives to enjoy music. create a home-like environment for “We reach for those activities that residents, who for staff members, are made our folks happy back in their like extended family. hay day,” Pam says. Centrally located in the heart of The secure community offers meal Sequim, the assisted living communiservices for breakfast, lunch, dinner ty works from a “social model rather and two scheduled snacks a day. than a medical model,” says Pam Additional food and beverages are Scott, community relations director. handed out as needed. The community’s care stations Pam and Executive Director Sheila are thoughtfully tucked away, and Linde work with each family to help although there is 24-enhanced care make the transition into assisted livavailable, you won’t see nurses pushing easier on them. ing medicine carts down the hallways. “It’s so hard for family members “We try to make it as much like because often their loved one can’t home as possible,” Pam says. “You make the decision on their own,” wouldn’t see that at home, so you Pam says. Sheila Linde, executive director of Discovery Memory won’t see it here.” “But we find that residents usually Care, and Pam Scott, community relations director. Discovery Memory Care specializes come out of isolation when they in supporting people with memory move in here. They are with their care needs such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementias. peers, and family members can see that they are happier.” Family and friends are welcome to visit any time day or night, just Any move into Discovery Memory Care usually begins with a as they would be welcomed to do at their loved one’s home. phone call. Pam or Sheila walks the family through every phase of Discovery’s newly renovated dining room and common areas protransition into assisted living and discusses financial solutions. vide comfort for day to day living. Discovery Memory Care is part of Senior Services of America, a Grounds are complimented by a serene courtyard, covered in a small company that operates just 23 similar facilities. sunsetter shade. There residents can rest, relax and socialize from The business sponsors the annual Alzheimer’s Association Memory benches and patio chairs. There’s even a raised bed for gardening. Walk and the statewide Alzheimer’s Association Conference. They also In order to retain some independence, residents are always enregularly hold seminars to educate on veteran’s benefits programs. couraged by staff to do as much for themselves as possible. In addition to their residential offerings, Discovery Memory Care “Independence keeps them healthier and happier,” Pam says also provides adult day care and respite care for family caregivers Discovery Memory Care’s extensive activities program includes who need a little break. Many scheduling options are available. opportunities to sew, be around pets, garden, go on outings and Call 360-683-7047 to find out how they can assist you.

Discovery Memory Care provides a full range of services and amenities including long-term residential care, respite stays and adult day care. Financial options may be available including VA benefits and assistance. Discovery Memory Care, in the heart of downtown Sequim. Where we care for the ones you love.

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Wave’s Mike Haggerty helps businesses with their connectivity needs When it comes to online and phone connectivity, Wave Broadband is the leader in high-quality service and value. The cable, internet and phone company has been a long-time provider of local residential service to Port Angeles and Sequim, and expanded their commercial services in 2010 with the launch of business class phone products. Mike Haggerty leads Wave Business Solutions out of Port Angeles. “Our top priority is to make customers happy,” says Haggerty, “and for me, that begins with every personal interaction I have with each client.” While the company has the infrastructure to support its entire West coast service areas, its outstanding local service is the thing that makes it stand out from the competition. “One of the main benefits of choosing Wave for your business needs is not only do we offer all of the high-quality services to keep you connected, but we also provide reliable, responsive personal service whenever you need assistance. It’s what makes us the smart local choice.” Haggerty previously supported the growth of local businesses with cable advertising, and now provides connectivity solutions for local Peninsula business owners. Configuring a communication network can be a daunting task on its own, so

Haggerty simplifies the process of selecting the right internet and business phone packages for his clients. Of course, it helps to be passionate about the service you’re selling, and Haggerty talks about Wave’s suite of products with enthusiasm: “Having the quality services that Wave offers is something I can strongly stand behind,” says Haggerty, “Our reliable fiber-optic network gives our customers unsurpassed service and better value for their money, which makes choosing Wave a very sensible business decision.” Haggerty, a long-time Port Angeles resident, enjoys building relationships with members of the community and has watched the growth on the Peninsula over the years. Regarded as a well-respected and trusted partner to local businesses, he has played a critical role in implementing the annual Wave Broadband Scholarship Award, which is awarded to two graduating seniors from Port Angeles High School and Sequim High School. “As a member of this community, I think it’s important to be involved and give back to our neighborhoods,” Haggerty explains. “I’m pleased to be working for a local company that embodies that commitment for continual community improvement.” It’s this kind of commitment that makes Haggerty a truly good neighbor, and an

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Enhancing the county through business development and job creation Since the Port of Port Angeles was created in 1923, it has played a vital role in driving Clallam County’s economic engine. The Port supports the area’s economy by operating, managing and making capital investments in four areas: marine facilities, marinas, airports and industrial properties. On the waterfront, the Port owns and operates several marine terminals and a log yard. It provides equipment, cargo services and facilities for large vessel loading and repair, including log and lumber barges and containerized cargo. It also operates two marinas, Port Angeles Boat Haven and John Wayne Marina, as well as two public boat launches. Aviation operations are the William R. Fairchild International and Sekiu airports, air cargo and support services like charters, hangers and repairs. In addition to its operations, the Port actively promotes industrial growth in the county through partnerships with private entities and public agencies. The Port is governed by three elected commissioners from Port Angeles, Sequim and the West End of Clallam County. In recent years the Port has modernized its facilities and expanded its marine terminal services to handle a broad mix of bulk and containerized cargos. Last year the marine terminal was kept extraordinarily busy with the arrival of two cruise ships and the top side repair of many vessels. Tanker companies are becoming increasingly aware that the Port of Port Angeles is a strategic and cost effective location for repair and maintenance. The Port is competitive relative to other Puget Sound and West Coast ports because of its proximity to shipping routes, its deep-water berths and dock facilities, as well as a growing reputation for outstanding repair firms. Today the Port is working hard to strengthen Clallam County’s economy and pursue new business opportunities in alternative en-

ergy and composite manufacturing. With a wide range of diverse business partnerships, the handling of critical transportation and cargo issues and an extensive property portfolio, it can be difficult to fully grasp all that the Port does and why it matters so much to the North Olympic Peninsula. The answer is simple — jobs. The focus of the Port, through its business commerce, industrial parks and strategic investments, provides the infrastructure that allows for job growth opportunities, which in turn promote greater economic growth for the county. The Port and its tenants generate significant economic activity in the county and throughout the state. According to a recent economic impact study, the Port and its tenants generated 1,701 direct jobs and about $190 million in business revenues from sales of goods and services.

In 2010 the Port of Port Angeles successfully re-entered the business of exporting wood products to overseas markets. This created jobs and has revitalized a dormant industry.

With a modern 123 acre industrial park and composite manufacturing campus, a deep water port ideally suited for international shipping, the John Wayne Marina and Port Angeles Boat Haven – two top-rate facilities offering a wide variety of amenities including moorage, dining, fuel, restrooms and showers – an international airport with corporate hanger sites and daily connections to Seattle, the Port Of Port Angeles is a major part of the economic engine that drives Clallam County.

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Port Angeles’ vibrant downtown, the area’s largest employer Downtown Port Angeles is a complex and vibrant place. It is filled with the hopes and dreams of business owners who are just beginning, and it is filled with businesses that, over time, have become community favorites. To juggle the care of 170 businesses takes a dedicated board of directors. The downtown board is currently made up of thirteen people. The board represents all the downtown businesses — those located between Lincoln and Valley streets and between Railroad Avenue and Second Street. Since 1983 the Port Angeles Downtown Association — or PADA — has accomplished many things. It has installed outdoor lighting, brought in many pieces of artwork, paid for holiday tree lightings, maintained city owned off-street parking, developed community events for fun and awareness, and a million other things. Like most boards, it quietly works behind the scenes. Its goal is to ensure success at the heart of the community. They work as a whole and as six separate committees — design, organization, promotions, business development, parking and Art on the Town. The committees are open for any member of the public. In 2010 nineteen businesses opened in

downtown Port Angeles, five expanded, and only seven closed. Seventy-five employees were hired by downtown businesses, and at nearly 1,200 total employees, downtown is the area’s largest employer. Well over 1 million dollars was spent by private individuals to paint or rehabilitate buildings in 2010. By continually working with stakeholders throughout the city, PADA continues its promise to “build a stronger community.” “It comes from knowing we all need to work together for the strength of our community, says PADA President Greg Voyles. “If the community is strong, so is the downtown.” This year the association is working with the City of Port Angeles and Olympic National Park and countless other entities as it prepares to welcome the world in September for the Elwha Dam Restoration Kickoff event. The kickoff events will take place primarily downtown. With tens of thousands of people expected, the PADA board has geared most of its committee efforts to showcasing the best in our authentic northwest downtown. But the board doesn’t do it alone — it is what the business owners have created that makes downtown special.

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Elite Port Angeles spa treats the body and mind to a vacation Skincare Suites Spa offers customers a welcomed escape from their everyday lives. With offerings like massage, facials, hand and foot treatments and body care, the 4-year-old business has garnered a loyal following of people who put their health and well being at the top of the list. The spa also offers makeup consultations, bridal packages, full-body waxing and teeth whitening. This year, owner Jodi Fairchild added a skin rejuvenation red light therapy bed to the menu of offerings. The new bed, she says, promotes skin cell reproduction of collagen and elastins that will make the skin look tighter and younger. “It gives the skin a glow and more colorful, healthy look,” she says. Beyond the aesthetic benefits clients receive from the skin rejuvenation bed, they’ll also get quiet time in a warm, cozy, relaxing atmosphere that soothes the soul. Time in the red light therapy bed can also reduce inflammation, swelling and infection. “Several people use it for pain management,” she says. Clients typically spend 20 to 30 minutes in the bed three to five times a week for two months. They then go on to a maintenance schedule of one session a week. Jodi is licensed in medical aesthetics and trained in light therapy, chemical peels and microderm abrasion.

Her expansive spa is the epitome of serene relaxation, the walls painted in soothing green and the interior decorated with bamboo and large plants. The sounds of trickling water reverberate in the background. Every customer — whether they’re there for a full spa day or just to look over the menu of treatments — is offered a healthy snack and hot tea. “I enjoy seeing people walk out with a smile on their face,” Jodi says. The spa carries top-of-the-line skin care products and makeup including SkinCeuticals, Glominerals and the Belli pregnancy line. She also employees two massage therapists who offer everything from Swedish to hot stone massage. What does the future hold for the young entrepreneur? “I would love to expand again,” Jodi says. “There are so many things I want to do.” Those plans include hiring a nail technician and sound vibration acupuncturist, as well as some day purchasing body capsules — one that uses vibration and heat to induce a deep state of relaxation and another that uses light and vitamin-infused steam. For more information, phone the spa at 360-565-0200 or go to Jodi’s Web site at www.skincaresuites.com.

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Find a match for your style at Envy Hair Techniques Envy is an established salon, winner of Best of the Peninsula 2010, with young new talent led by 30 years experience. The goal is for all customers to leave feeling excited and renewed. Whether you need a quick haircut, in depth consultation, or are in search of a stylist with whom you can build a relationship, we will help meet your needs. Since opening in 2004, Envy prides itself in being a fun, warm and inviting salon. Home to Foxy Fingers and a team of 8 stylists, Envy presents their clients with great services in a comfortable, upbeat atmosphere. We offer different levels of experienced stylists to ensure you are perfectly fit with the best stylist for your own personal style, schedule, and budget. A great consultation helps you and your stylist determine the right cut and color to suit your needs. Envy stylists regularly attend continuing courses, striving to bring back the newest techniques, best products and the latest trends and innovations in haircare, some of which include hair color for people that are chemically sensitive, color for resistant grey coverage, as well as a 10-minute permanent color for people short on time. “We are a cozy salon that strives to cater to everyone’s needs,” owner Bonnie Bradley says. Join Envy for their open house Friday,

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Domino’s guy celebrates 25 years of family and business In May of 1986, Robert Doster and his wife Melanie arrived on the North Olympic Peninsula in their yellow Datsun B-210. As newlyweds their hope was to start a family and a Domino’s Pizza store in what they felt was one of the most beautiful places they had ever seen. “I was determined to work hard, make great pizzas, give excellent service and be an asset to the community,” Robert says. A lot has changed in the last 25 years. The Dosters have raised two great kids, made wonderful friends, opened a second Domino’s in Sequim, and that yellow Datsun is long gone. But some things, Robert says, will never change. He is still striving to make great pizzas, give excellent service and be an asset to the Port Angeles community. The menu at Domino’s has expanded to include more great pizzas and other fare. It now includes sandwiches, pasta and chicken, as well as a number of delicious side dishes and desserts. With all of his products, Robert strives for exceptional quality and taste. His menu items are carefully crafted by experts with years of training and experience.

“I don’t use random ingredients purchased off of a national restaurant supply company’s truck,” he says. “All my ingredients — from meats to cheeses to fresh vegetables — are supplied by carefully chosen producers and handled with great care to ensure peak freshness and flavor.” Domino’s pizza sauce is made from vine ripened tomatoes. The dough is crafted by trained experts. Everything is produced with quality in mind, he says. Robert’s stores receive multiple deliveries each week. This means that customers are assured consistent freshness and peak flavor. In keeping with his goal to “be an asset to the community,” Robert has given away more than $50,000 in scholarships to local graduating seniors and thousands of pizzas to local causes. “I take pride in the fact that my profits and my employee wages are put back into the local economy,” Robert says. He has loved living and doing business in Port Angeles and Sequim for the past 25 years and says he really looks forward to what the future holds.

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Extensive knowledge, relaxed atmosphere at Certified Hearing People suffering from hearing loss can depend on the staff at Certiwithout over amplifying background noise. fied Hearing to help them select and maintain an instrument that will Digital circuitry, combined with multiple microphones, helps the greatly improve their hearing. signal to noise ratio, which helps with large group and restaurant noise. Certified Hearing, in business since 1997, is locally owned by the Digital processing allows for custom programming adjustments with mother-and-daughter team of Lois Miller and Brenda Haltom. the aid of a computer. Three years ago the team hired Dan Saunders, a hearing instrument Assisted listening devices, such as TV ears, are also available along specialist, to serve Certified’s loyal customer base and also to help Lois with other products for the hearing impaired. ease into retirement. Certified Hearing makes regular visits to area retirement, assisted The business is independent of any living and nursing homes and provides franchise, which allows them to carry a in-home testing and services to homewide range of brands so clients can find bound residents. what best fits their individual needs. They are also very familiar with hanCertified Hearing’s extensive knowldling L&I claims. edge in a wide range of hearing instruSpecialists offer in-house repair ments allows them to assist people that services or, when needed, send hearare new to the area with device upkeep, ing instruments to manufacturers for or to help people who are just visiting repairs. the area. Fresh batteries are available during The atmosphere at Certified Hearing office hours from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 is easy going and relaxed — you won’t p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursfind high pressure sales tactics at this days, Fridays they are open until 3 p.m. business. and Saturdays by appointment only. “We genuinely care for our clients,” To better serve the West End commuLois says. “We treat what we can treat nities, Certified Hearing also has an office and refer those problems that need at 51 D Spartan Ave. in Forks. treatment, prior to fitting instruments, The Forks clinic is open Tuesdays to the proper office.” from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.open until 3 The office accommodates almost all p.m. and Saturdays by appointment only. brands of hearing instruments, offers To better serve the West End commua full price range and many levels of nities, Certified Hearing also has an office technology. at 51 D Spartan Ave. in Forks. Digital circuitry is one type of techThe Forks clinic is open Tuesdays from >> Dan Saunders, owner Brenda Haltrom, seated, and nology that amplifies speech signals 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Judi Sullivan at Certified Hearing’s Port Angeles office.

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Serenity House thrift stores offer more than great shopping

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Do a favor for yourself and your community when you do business at Serenity House thrift stores in Port Angeles and Sequim. Great prices and outstanding selections of eclectic goods make the Serenity shops good-for-you places to shop. Patronizing the Serenity shops helps end homelessness in Clallam County. For more than a decade, the Serenity stores have been a major source of support for Serenity House of Clallam County, a community-based, nonprofit 501(c)(3) service agency dedicated to helping people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. “Without the stores, we would never have been able to add the youth housing programs and many of our other most successful housing projects,” says Kathy Wahto, agency executive director. “What you donate and what you buy all stays local, helping folks struggling with housing here in Clallam County.” Customers have learned that the Serenity stores carry quality merchandise, including furniture, tools, appliances, records, clothing, books, toys and even fine china and crystal, all at bargain prices. “As we face a difficult economy going into 2011, thrift shopping is a great way to make your dollars go far,” says Sequim store manager Belicia Munoz. “Here at Serenity Shop, we offer wonderful merchandise at great prices.”

In 2010, Serenity House provided housing, services and financial assistance for 3,978 people in Clallam County. Homelessness continued to decline, but more slowly, due to the long-term impacts of high unemployment and other economic factors. “Thank goodness we can stretch out services and assistance to meet the current demand,” says Kathy. “It wouldn’t be possible without the volunteers and staff at the thrift stores and the generous donations of the community.” Belicia echoes her sentiment. “The people who have donated generously throughout the years, as well as our customers and volunteers, have made it possible to help us help the homeless families of Clallam County,” Belicia adds. In 2010, the agency finished two construction projects, Burke Place Apartments in Forks and Maloney Heights in Port Angeles. The latter project fished right at the end of the year and people were getting ready to move in after New Year’s. The Housing Resource Centers in Port Angeles and Sequim remained busy, even though they experienced big cutbacks in state funding for housing rental assistance. Donations are always welcome. Call the stores to find out how to arrange pick-ups or to discuss delivery to their storage warehouse in Port Angeles.

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Park View Villas gives back to community that has supported it

In recent years, Park View Villas has made petition for those 50 and older that draws donation ever made to the senior center. an extra effort to give back. hundreds of participants each year. Then in December, they host Santa pet “The community has supported us for They are also sponsoring bocci ball and pictures to benefit the Clallam County Huthe last 20 years,” says Executive Director badminton for the games. mane Society. John LeClerc, so when he joined Park View Park View Villas also provides smaller “Community is important,” John says of Villas four years ago he wanted to return services to the community, such as conductthe many events they hold. that support. ing a blood pressure clinic every month at New this year, Park View Villas will host From a benefit dance in February to Santa the senior center and holding educational the dinner for the Olympic Peninsula Senior pet pictures in December, the assisted living seminars. Games in August, a three-day athletic comfacility hosts community events Park View Villas is a licensed throughout the year to raise assisted living facility that has money for local organizations. been providing independent In February, they hold the and assisted living services in Healthy Heart Valentine’s Dance Port Angeles for 20 years. — coinciding with Healthy They have 87 apartments in Heart Month — to raise money their main building with 20 for Olympic Medical Center’s independent senior cottages on cardiac services program. the grounds. In September, they partner The staff has a long history with the Port Angeles Fire of providing care to seniors — Department to “Give Burns John has 20 years experience the Boot.” Firefighters cook a with assisted living facilities, pancake breakfast and double while resident care director as servers, and the money raised Mary Klock, a registered nurse goes toward burn victims in who is certified in geriontology, Clallam County. has worked with seniors for In October, they co-sponsor more than 35 years. the Harvest Benefit Dinner with With their dedication to putCrestwood Convalescent Center ting residents’ needs first, Park to support the Port Angeles View Villas has been voted Best Senior Center. Assisted Living by Peninsula Last year’s event raised $3,200, John LeClerc, executive director of Park View Villas, and Mary Klock, Daily News readers three years which was the largest monetary in a row. RN-C and resident care director.

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Internationally known & recognized, now residing here in Sequim, tattooing for 18 years and 49 of 50 states. No matter if you’re a professional football player or a blue-collar individual, no tattoo is too small or too big, or not as equally important as the next. Tattooing for me has gone from being just a hobby to being a career. I tattoo to take care of my family of six, while leaving my mark on people all over the country.

With over 20 years in the beauty industry, Sara Cary Krieger has brought Glamorous to Sequim. Glamorous is unique in that its culture binds together professional service with all types of style opportunities. The team’s focus is to cooperatively provide services to the guest in a great atmosphere with a fusion of education, experience, knowledge, skill, talent and diversity.

Raised in Sequim, WA, I’ve lived on the Peninsula a majority of the past 23 years. In 2006 I moved back “home” to purchase the family business, a Farmers Insurance Agency in Armory Square. I volunteer with the Sheriff’s Department Search & Rescue, and I have the honor of serving as the 2011 PADA President.

Tattooist • Shopowner

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Serving the Olympic Peninsula since 1990. When buying, you can expect me to be available when you need me and I’ll provide you with the information you need to make an educated decision. When you list your home with me, I will aggressively market your home until it is SOLD. I will communicate any activity to you quickly & negotiate the highest price possible. Get on the leading “eDGe” with edgmon.

Brenda has been an accountant for the past 17 years. During that time, she has worked locally and has established herself as a reliable, competent and diligent accountant. After opening her own business a year ago, she has many, very satisfied clients. “Whether you are starting out as a new business owner, an established business or need help with your individual taxes, I will give you the personal time and expertise to asssist you.”

Boston born, a technical librarian for Raytheon Co. in MA for 30 years, working in interior design evenings and weekends. Sequim and an early retirement allowed me to form BY ARRANGEMENT full time, the realization of my dream. Two teachers from HGTV’s “Room by Room” inspired me to specialize in redesign, that is the use of the client’s own furniture and furnishings thus sparing them any added expense in achieving the “look” they had been unable to do on their own.

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No job too big or small for the crew at Angeles Machine Works smith & Auto Repair Shop. Through the years the shop went through many changes and owners, until 1968 when the Fricks’ father started Angeles Machine Works. “No job is too big or small, including repairing and welding heavy equipment such as bulldozers,” Randy says. This team of professionals performs cast iron, aluminum and stainless steel welding. Angeles Machine Works can produce machine parts in virtually any configuration, using a broad range of materials, including metal, plastic, alloy and brass — and they work with their customers to solve all of their machining problems.

The employees at Angeles Machine Works can fix just about anything that you can break. Brothers Randy and Steve Frick, both professional welders and machinists, own and operate the complete machine and welding shop in Port Angeles. A growing family affair, Steve’s son, William Frick, also works at Angeles Machine Works. Jon Hutto works with the family as well and is also an expert welder and machinist. The shop provides high-quality services for marine, commercial, industrial and residential applications. The shop was founded in 1918 as Black-

“We are very dedicated to our customers and providing great service,” Randy says. Angeles Machine Works repairs lawn mowers and motorcycles, rethreads bolts, makes pins and bushings, piston rods, machines automotive heads and truck flywheels. “We have made and repaired a little bit of everything in the 43 years we’ve been in business,” Steve says. They have repaired boat shafts, couplings, rudders and boat masts, and even a fishing pole here and there. The Fricks pride themselves on delivering the highest quality product at the best possible price.

From left: Angeles Machine Works owners (and brothers) Steve Frick and Randy Frick, Jon Hutto and Steve’s son, William Frick.

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Sunshine Propane keeps Peninsula residents warm for 30 years Since 1980, Sunshine Propane has served Jefferson and Clallam counties, providing quality home heating systems and propane fuel service. An employee-owned cooperative, Sunshine Propane’s success is directly related to its emphasis on quality products, friendly employees, excellent customer service and competitive prices. They focus on being the best and most reliable full service propane company on the North Olympic Peninsula.

They do everything from propane tanks and propane piping in your home or business, inside and out, to radiant floors and radiators. They also specialize in propane tankless water heaters as well as efficient tank hot water heaters and propane generators. The Sunshine team has vast experience in the heating industry. For 30 years, homeowners have come to Sunshine to find a warm, power-free gas stove or fireplace insert, and sometimes replacement gas furnaces. From vintage to modern, the staff can find

The Torch is one of the Napoleon Fireplaces featured in Sunshine Propane’s showroom.

a propane fireplace or propane stove to suit your needs. For something ultra-modern, you can get an eye-level wall mounted fireplace, or replace logs with contemporary geometric shapes. Some models eliminate the pilot light and use electronic ignition for energy savings. Other gas-fueled products offered by the company include standard and gourmet kitchen ranges, barbecues, gas refrigerators and clothes dryers. Sunshine also leases and sells propane tanks, provides periodic underground tank inspections for their gas customers, and offers drive-through fill up for vehicles and portable cylinders. They are truly a one-stop shop for all your propane and home heating needs. All installation work is unconditionally guaranteed for one year from startup. They provide priority service for their gas customers and have a warehouse full of parts. The experienced service technicians have been with Sunshine for years, and customers can count on a 24/7 emergency response. Visit the showroom located at 10853 Rhody Drive in Port Hadlock. Showroom hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, phone 360-3855797 or 360-683-4010, or visit www. sunshinepropane.com.

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Who’s Who Birthdays! ESTABLISHED 1939

ESTABLISHED 1935

PETTIT OIL COMPANY Your Friendly Fuel People 638 Marine Dr., Port Angeles 392 LaPush Rd., Forks 23 Seton Rd., Port Townsend

220 S. Lincoln Port Angeles

2909 Hwy. 101 E. Port Angeles

Thanks for your past, present & future business!

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John A. Raske Insurance Agency

452-5381

308 E. 8th St., Port Angeles

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802 E. Washington Sequim 683-7261

ESTABLISHED 1985

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4201 Tumwater Truck Rt. Port Angeles

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LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED SERVING PETS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR…

ESTABLISHED 1982

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Drs. Jensen, Gordon and Burton

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349 A W. WASHINGTON SEQUIM, WA 98382

40 Years

Best wishes to all our valued customers for 2011!

ESTABLISHED 1980

FRED’S HOBBIES & GUNS

Proudly serving the community for

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ESTABLISHED 1973

ESTABLISHED 1971

Now Non-Smoking

www.sportsmenmotel.com

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LAUREL LANES 8th & Laurel, Port Angeles

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Your locally owned and operated Credit Union

Wishing you a safe, prosperous New Year

ESTABLISHED 1959

SPORTSMEN MOTEL

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1-800-300-9404

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Rainbow Sweepers, Inc

John Miller 457-8885

330 E. 1 St., Ste 1

Port Angeles 452-1326 Doing property management

B&B Sharpening Service 452-9355

• NO START SPECIALIST •

138 W. Railroad • Port Angeles

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720 E. Washington St. Ste 106, Sequim - 683-2429 711 E. Front St., Ste B Port Angeles - 452-1200

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VETERINARY HOSPITAL

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289 West Bell St., Sequim

Great mountain & water views. Breakfast is served family style. Bob & Glenda Clark

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Located on The oldest family owned farm in Washington State since 1850.

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53802 Hwy. 112 West Port Angeles (360) 928-2488 www.olypen.com/scrv

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Clark’s Chambers Bed & Breakfast Inn

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LANDMARK, INC.

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Armory Square Mall

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Pavement Maintenance Contractor

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The Cat’s Pajamas

www.catspjsbnb.com

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“Where Dogs Have Fun While They Learn!”

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A Bed and Breakfast for Cats, Inc.

We Finance Everyone

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Mountain Propane offers variety, quality service and low prices Mountain Propane is a locally owned and operated, full-service propane store with many years of experience in the propane industry among the staff. Everyone who works at Mountain Propane is dedicated to customer satisfaction and upholding their reputation for outstanding customer service. They offer installation and repair with 24hour emergency service. They have propane tanks for lease and for

Townsend, Port Hadlock, Port Ludlow, Coyle Peninsula, Quilcene, Brinnon, Discovery Bay, Marrowstone Island, Sequim, Gardiner, Shine, Port Angeles, Lake Sutherland and Joyce. Among the other products they offer are fireplace inserts, freestanding fireplaces and stoves, wall and space heaters, portable heaters, barbeques and accessories, outdoor living equipment, weed burners, propane lights and mantels, refrigerators, thermostats, venting and more.

sale and are happy to deliver one to you, set it up, and keep you supplied with propane. Call Mountain Propane for their low propane prices. Their residential and commercial propane rates are the most competitive in the area. They also have a propane cylinder filling station for smaller propane tanks for your barbeque, motor home, travel trailer, etc. They offer propane delivery and service on propane products in the following areas: Port

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Oldest care center in Port Townsend offers a place to heal Choosing the right rehabilitation care setting or long-term care facility for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. The caring and dedicated staff at Life Care Center of Port Townsend, the oldest care center and only skilled nursing facility in Jefferson County, strive to ease that anxiety. The facility specializes in short-term services, but also offers long-term care. “Many of the people who come here are local,” says Executive Director Angela Cerna, adding that many are recovering from injuries and have moved from the hospital to the center for care and rehabilitation. Having a place to come that’s close to home is hugely important to many families. It allows patients to stay in their own community and it lets friends and family be an integral part of the healing process. Angela is a Chimacum High School graduate who has lived in Jefferson County most of her life. She began worked at the facility ten years ago in the accounts payable department, and later moved to the position of business office manager. After that she began Life Care Center’s administrative training program. The program required that Angela rotate through every department at the center, and that she receive her Certified Nursing Assistant certification. She has been director for two years.

Renovations to the building The facility, previously known as Kah Tai Care Center, was renamed Life Care Center of Port Townsend to reflect the company’s corporate owner since 2003, Life Care Centers of America. Life Care Centers of America is based in Cleveland, Tenn., and operates more than 220 skilled, subacute and Alzheimer’s centers in 28 states. Life Care Center of Port Townsend, with 90 employees providing 24-hour care to up to 63 residents, is the Port Townsend’s third largest employer. The Port Townsend center, established in 1948, recently received a major face lift. Renovations included new siding, windows and an automatic-opening front door, the addition of a portico at the facility’s main driveway entrance, new sidewalks and a newly paved driveway. The center also received all new electric beds, furniture and flat-screen TVs in preparation for the interior remodeling of residents’ rooms that will begin this year and include new flooring and painting. Angela says the renovations have been a “huge blessing.” “Life Care Centers has 220 buildings,” she says. “They’re [the company] great about putting money into their buildings and focusing on what is going to help the residents and staff.”

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Angela says residents love the fact that there is now more availability to go outside. The beautiful outdoor setting includes a lawn that overlooks the Kah Tai Lagoon, seating areas and lighting for the evening time. Nesting boxes were installed to compliment the natural habitat of the lagoon and to bring in wild birds. Ongoing activities are provided for the residents every day of the week. Calendars of activities are posted in residents’ rooms and throughout the facility.

Focus on rehabilitation While the center does have some longterm care beds, Angela says they are seeing more of a need for rehabilitation care. To fill that need, Life Care Centers has a full therapy crew — physical, occupational and speech — available to residents seven days a week. Life Care’s physical therapy program focuses on each patient’s ability to move and function independently within his or her environment. Therapists implement progressive treatment plans with a compassionate and supportive team to effectively reach each patient’s goals. Occupational therapy strives to maximize a patient’s ability to participate in self care, leisure time and social interaction. Specific therapeutic activities help develop, improve and, in many cases, restore performance of functions and compensate for dysfunction. Life Care offers speech-language pathology services to patients with communication or swallowing disorders. Therapists assess and treat neurologically impaired patients. Through treatment, they try to enhance the patient’s ability to communicate and can facilitate safe swallowing techniques for those at risk for aspiration. Quality care is the foremost emphasis at Life Care Center of Port Townsend. An experienced management team, therapists, nurses, aides and other professionals all work to create a happy environment and build a better care model for residents. “No matter your position, we are all here for our residents, and I really believe residents feel that,” Angela says. “When people know they are in the right place, they feel it.” A licensed social services professional works closely with each resident, the resident’s family and the health care team to assess changing needs. Family members are encouraged to be a part of the caregiving team, to visit often, take part in activities and help develop the resident’s care plan. For more information about Life Care Centers, see www.lcca.com.

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Photos from top: Resident Therese Peterson with occupational therapist Sharla Dewan; resident Eileen Thompson reading with Heather LaDue, CNA; an outside view of the Care Center; and resident Leo Stone with Mark Bellar, CNA.

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Helping you finance your home in the changing marketplace

Financing a home is a big step and a significant investment. That’s where Peninsula Mortgage can help. “If anyone is contemplating purchasing a home, the first thing they should do is make an appointment with a licensed loan officer to get pre-qualified,” Peninsula Mortgage President Al Kruebbe recommends. Being pre-qualified for a loan strengthens your offer on a house, and most Realtors® and sellers prefer working with a potential buyer who has been pre-qualified. Peninsula Mortgage’s work involves pre-qualifying, which essentially evaluates the risk taken by the lender and your reliability in paying the loan back. “We work with prospective borrowers that either want to buy, or refinance a home and link them with several major mortgage companies that we deal with,” Al explains. In addition to Al, a licensed mortgage broker, his staff of four licensed loan officers can walk you through the process of understanding mortgages and loans and getting pre-qualified. They stay aware of market conditions and mortgage options to give you the best interest rates and loan fees. As licensed loan officers, they

go through extensive training and complete continuing education to maintain their licensing. A mortgage broker often offers better loan rates and fees than a bank or savings and loan. “Our overhead is less, so we can typically provide an interest rate that is lower than a bank can offer,” Al explains. He opened Peninsula Mortgage 14 years ago after 25 years of experience in insurance and investments. The locally-owned business, with locations in Sequim and Port Angeles, can also help with home equity lines for credit, construction loans, VA loans and USDA loans. Peninsula Mortgage works closely with the Sequim Association of Relators® and the Port Angeles Association of Realtors®, and it has been named Affiliate of the Year by the Sequim association for five of the last 14 years, and also named Affiliate of the Year by the Port Angeles association. It is a member of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers, the Sequim Association of Relators®, the Port Angeles Association of Relators®, and the North Peninsula Building Association.

Al Kruebbe is a mortgage broker and the president of Peninsula Mortgage.

Buying or selling a home is a complex transaction. Seek the help of a professional.

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Completed in 2010 Complete renovation & remodel of exterior & grounds

Coming Soon: Renovated Resident Rooms & Common Areas

We’re Building Better Care. A new exterior design, a newly expanded rehabilitation center and top-of-the-line amenities in resident rooms are just a few of the exciting ways we’re making good on our commitment to provide excellent, quality care to our community. Recover and renew your quality of life in an environment custom-built to meet your needs.

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