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Nathan Gelder of Port Angeles skins up a slope on Hurricane Ridge on the first day of seven-day access.
‘This is the spirit of PA’ Full-access Ridge begins with mile-high ceremony
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Crews work to clean up gooey oil on the harbor side of Ediz Hook in Port Angeles after a tanker spilled 239,000 gallons of crude Dec. 21, 1985.
Sad time for Peninsula But giant spill then provided lessons that are used now
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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — After four months of waiting, it has finally happened. The limited extended weekend schedule for Hurricane Ridge during late fall and winter lapsed last week. A slew of government officials gathered at the mile-high visitor center Friday with representatives of area business and tourism organizations to welcome the start of all-week access to the popular Olympic National Park destination. “This is the spirit of Port Angeles,” Port Angeles City Council member Cherie Kidd told the 50 people at the ceremony. She was referring to the approximately $77,000 raised in donations to help pay for additional snowplowing that allows the road to be open seven days a week. The donation drive ended in August. Turn
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PORT ANGELES — Twenty-five years ago Tuesday, environmental tragedy struck the North Olympic Peninsula. The Arco Anchorage, carrying 814,000 barrels of Alaskan crude oil, ran aground the afternoon of Dec. 21, 1985, as it entered Port Angeles Harbor. Oil began leaking almost immediately through two long gashes in the single-hull ship and spread throughout the harbor in an almost-clockwise direction — coating beaches, logs and wildlife in the process — before eventually spreading to Dungeness Spit and Neah Bay.
Oil spills from the grounded tanker Arco Anchorage.
The crew was able to stop the leak four hours later by transferring oil to another tank inside the ship, which hit rocks 800 yards north of the Rayonier pulp mill. But the damage had already been done. A total of 5,690 barrels — or 239,000 gallons — of oil escaped, making it the eighth largest spill in state history.
Thousands of oil-covered birds For Arnold Schouten, the worst part of the spill was seeing the thousands of helpless, oil-covered birds in the harbor and elsewhere along the Strait of Juan de Fuca. More than 4,000 fowl perished. An unknown number of harbor seals, shellfish, salmon and otters also died. “It’s still heartbreaking to see those birds drenched in oil,” said the 60-year-old Port Angeles-area resident who used to own Hartnagel Building Supply. Turn
‘We stood up . . . and saluted’ Sequim couple hail repeal of ‘don’t ask, tell’ By Jeff Chew and Leah Leach
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Judy “JP” Persall, left, and Diana J. Wickman sit with a display of their Coast Guard service hats and photos in the basement of their home near Sequim on Saturday.
SEQUIM — All during their long careers in the Coast Guard, retired Lt. Cmdrs. Judy “JP” Persall and Diana Wickman lived in fear of dishonorable discharge for being gay under the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. On Saturday, that changed when the U.S. Senate sent a bill repealing the 17-year policy to President Barack Obama, who is
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expected to sign it this week. Before watching the vote on C-Span, the Happy Valley couple hung up the U.S. flag, the Coast Guard flag and placed their unit ball caps from the Coast Guard close at hand. As the 65-31 vote was reported, the two decorated veterans responded in military fashion. “We stood up and put our hats on and saluted the flag, and we just felt proud to be an American today,” Persall said about an hour after the vote. Turn
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Dan Aykroyd: Belushi on Broadway?
oped the characters that evolved into their epic 1980 big-screen comedy “The Blues Brothers.” They also costarred in Steven Spielberg’s 1979 World War II romp “1941” IF JOHN BELUSHI and partnered again in the were alive today, he proba1981 black comedy “Neighbly would have quit Hollywood and might be directing bors.” Aykroyd co-wrote “Ghoston Broadway instead, said his old comedy partner, Dan busters” for Belushi to star in. After Belushi died, the Aykroyd. “I don’t role in that 1984 blockbuster know today went to “SNL” colleague Bill whether Murray. John, Directing on Broadway whether his would be a good fit for spirit could Belushi today, Aykroyd spectake some of ulated. the abuse “He was very intellectual, that you’d John, and he was very wellAykroyd have to go versed in theater and books through to be in the televiand literature, science,” said sion, motion-picture busiAykroyd, 58. “He would be ness,” Aykroyd said in a probably one of the top recent interview. Broadway directors, doing “John, even though he was tough, he was sensitive. really, really special work, He had a sensitive side. God, doing Shakespeare, doing Congreve, doing Shaw. I just see him kind of walk“That’s the caliber of ing in and maybe pitching an idea to people a third his work he’d be doing. Although the rest of us age. I just don’t know how.” would still be making buddy Belushi, who died of a drug overdose in 1982 at age comedies, he would have 33, would be 61 now. He and definitely risen above all of that and gone on to do really Aykroyd were part of the important work.” original “Saturday Night Live” cast, where they develAykroyd made his com-
ments in a recent interview to promote “Yogi Bear,” for which he provides the voice of the title character.
Brooks in concert It was like Garth Brooks had never been away. A multigenerational crowd sang along with country music’s biggest star as he kicked Brooks off the first of nine sold-out flood relief benefit concerts Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn. Brooks hadn’t played an arena show in Music City since 1998, but fans didn’t miss a beat as Brooks played hit after hit for the crowd. Most fans stayed standing for the 11⁄2-hour performance as Brooks and his band motored through favorites such as “Friends in Low Places,” “The Thunder Rolls” and “The Dance.” Brooks’ wife, Trisha Yearwood, and good friend Steve Wariner joined Brooks on stage for a few songs each.
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The family moved to Lancaster, Calif., where he found a high school classmate with a similar subversive sensibility and love of the blues and jazz: Frank Zappa. Their collaborations eventually led to the 1964 formation of the first edition of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, which played local dances and developed a sound that showcased their leader’s gruff, powerful voice. Beefheart and company, joined by young slide guitar prodigy Ry Cooder, rerecorded the songs, and “Safe as Milk” came out on Buddah Records in 1967. Its experimental spin on traditional blues attracted a cult audience, but Mr. Van Vliet proved too prickly to cultivate a conventional career. Zappa produced “Trout Mask Replica,” whose sound was forged during intensive, communal rehearsals in a Woodland Hills, Calif., house, with Mr. Van Vliet exerting domineering control over his musicians. He gave them names such as Zoot Horn Rollo and the Mascara Snake, and they turned out a unique masterpiece.
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Charles M. “Chuck” Jordan, 83, a former General Motors vice president of design whose early successes as a chief designer included the 1958 Chevrolet Corvette and 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, a spaceage icon with enormous tail fins, has died. Mr. Jordan died of lymphoma Dec. 9 at his home near San Diego, said his wife, Sally. In his 43-year career at GM, Mr. Jordan was involved in designing vehicles such as the 1958 Corvette and the 1968 Opel GT. In 1986, he became the fourth man in GM history to be named vice president of design. When he retired as design chief in 1992, one staffer reportedly called Mr. Jordan “the last of the great design dinosaurs.”
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Don Van Vliet, 69, a maverick musician who emerged from the California desert with the name Captain Beefheart and a singular and influential form of avant-garde rock in the 1960s, died Friday. Mr. Van Vliet, who retreated to a reclusive life as an abstract painter in the early 1980s, died Mr. from compli- Van Vliet cations of multiple sclerosis at a hospital near his home in Trinidad in Northern California, said a spokeswoman for the Michael Werner Gallery, his New York-based art dealer. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band never sold many records, but their work was critically acclaimed, especially the epic, surreal 1969 album “Trout Mask Replica,” which was ranked No. 58 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Mr. Van Vliet’s creative vision exerted an influence on a wide range of musicians, including the White Stripes, Tom Waits, Devo, PJ Harvey, the Talking Heads and John Lydon. Avowed admirers include members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Clash and “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening. Mr. Van Vliet was born Don Vliet (he added the “Van” as a young man) in Glendale, Calif., on Jan. 15, 1941, and showed such a talent for sculpture that he was offered a scholarship to study in Europe. But his parents didn’t encourage his artistic leanings.
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Well drilling to secure an emergency water supply for Port Angeles was discarded as a possibility by the City Commission. The commissioners abandoned the idea when they learned from N.C. Jannsen, a Seattle driller, that the probable cost of an ample well supply would far exceed the amount of money they would consider spending for Did You Win? an emergency flow. State lottery results Jannsen’s outfit recently sank a barren test hole on Friday’s Daily Game: upper Peabody Heights for 1-9-6 the city. Friday’s Keno: 05-08The question about emer18-19-34-35-38-46-49-57-5859-63-64-66-67-68-74-78-80 gency water remains in case of damage to the city’s Friday’s Match 4: Morse Creek water line. 16-17-19-24 The line went out twice Friday’s Mega Millast winter. lions: 11-20-26-46-53, Mega Ball: 12 1960 (50 years ago) Saturday’s Daily Game: 6-9-4 Richard F. “Dick” Saturday’s Hit 5: McCurdy, editor, publisher 11-12-14-30-32 and principal owner of the Saturday’s Keno: weekly Port Townsend 03-08-10-30-36-39-40-47-50- Leader, and his family are 51-59-60-63-68-70-73-75-76- leaving Port Townsend to 79-80 live on the island of Majorca Saturday’s Lotto: off the coast of Spain. 07-17-20-32-36-47 A daughter will enter the Saturday’s Match 4: University of Madrid and a 01-04-20-23 son will attend school on Saturday’s Powerball: Majorca. 04-11-19-33-43, Powerball: McCurdy, who has been 14, Power Play: 4 in newspaper work in Port
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1985 (25 years ago) The city of Forks, Port of Port Angeles, ITT Rayonier and the Clallam County Economic Development Council are working to gain a federal grant to provide water to Rayonier’s 80-acre industrial park near Forks. The EDC has taken the lead. The money would be used to cover the cost of extending an 8-inch water line from the Forks water system across the Calawah River to the industrial park.
Laugh Lines Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. They said he has singlehandedly changed the way we waste time at work. Jay Leno
Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS SUNDAY, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2010. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Dec. 19, 1960, fire broke out on the hangar deck of the nearly completed aircraft carrier USS Constellation at the New York Naval Shipyard; 50 civilian workers were killed. On this date: ■ In 1777, Gen. George Washington led his army of about 11,000 men to Valley Forge, Pa., to camp for the winter. ■ In 1813, British forces captured Fort Niagara during the War of 1812. ■ In 1843, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, was first published in England.
■ In 1910, the artificial fiber rayon was first commercially produced by the American Viscose Co. of Marcus Hook, Pa. French author and dramatist Jean Genet was born in Paris. ■ In 1946, war broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French. ■ In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. ■ In 1972, Apollo 17 splashed down in the Pacific, winding up the Apollo program of manned lunar landings. ■ In 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States.
■ In 1984, a fire at the Wilberg Mine near Orangeville, Utah, killed 27 people. Britain and China signed an accord returning Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty July 1, 1997. ■ In 1998, President Bill Clinton was impeached by the Republican-controlled House for perjury and obstruction of justice; he was later acquitted by the Senate. ■ Ten years ago: Presidentelect George W. Bush met with President Bill Clinton in Washington. The U.N. Security Council voted to impose broad sanctions on Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers unless they closed terrorist training camps and surrendered U.S. embassy bombing suspect Osama bin Laden.
Death claimed jazz bassist Milt Hinton at age 90; gospel singer “Pops” Staples at age 85; former New York City Mayor John V. Lindsay at age 79; and Rob Buck, lead guitarist for the rock band 10,000 Maniacs, at age 42. ■ Five years ago: A Chalk’s Ocean Airways seaplane crashed off Miami Beach, Fla., killing all 18 passengers and both pilots. Mob boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante died in the federal prison in Springfield, Mo., at age 77. ■ One year ago: A U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen ended with a nonbinding accord to show for two weeks of debate and frustration. A snowstorm paralyzed much of the eastern U.S. on the last holiday shopping weekend.
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Briefly: Nation Obama: Treaty won’t hamper missile defense WASHINGTON — Pushing hard for a victory on a top national security imperative, President Barack Obama sought to assure Republican lawmakers Saturday that a new arms control treaty with Russia would not hamper U.S. missile defense. In a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Obama said that as long as he is president, the U.S. “will con- Obama tinue to develop and deploy effective missile defenses to protect the United States, our deployed forces, and our allies and partners.” Obama’s message was aimed at some GOP critics of the New START treaty who have argued that the pact with Russia would limit U.S. efforts to deploy missile-defense programs.
Marijuana battleground SAN JOSE, Calif. — As marijuana goes mainstream in communities across California, the state’s third-largest city has become the next big battleground over the drug’s future. Medical marijuana retailers this fall have faced raids and stings by narcotics agents who accuse them of old-fashioned drug trafficking, even as the San Jose City Council debated regulations for pot dispensaries
and voters approved a cannabis tax to fill depleted city coffers. The crackdown highlights a stubborn legal reality that persists despite a growing sense that storefront pot shops have become a permanent part of the California landscape: The law around medical marijuana is vague, and you can still get busted. “They’re trying to make money off it, and that’s ridiculous,” Bob Cooke, the state Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement agent overseeing the raids, said of the dispensary owners who have been targeted. Medical marijuana advocates said the raids have undermined efforts by dispensaries to comply with the law and to act as good neighbors who have much to contribute to the city’s hardhit economy.
Today’s news guests ■ ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Richard Lugar, R-Ind.; Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. ■ CBS’s “Face the Nation” — Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich.; Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.; Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. ■ NBC’s “Meet the Press”— Vice President Joe Biden; Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, N.J.; Republican strategist Mark McKinnon. ■ CNN’s “State of the Union” — Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers; Zalmay Khalilzad, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan; retired Adm. William Fallon, a former commander of U.S. Central Command; retired Gen. Richard Myers, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ■ “Fox News Sunday” — Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.; Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va.
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Briefly: World Pakistan denies it exposed CIA station chief ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s main spy agency denied Saturday it had unmasked the CIA’s station chief in Islamabad and warned such allegations could damage its already fragile counterterrorism alliance with the United States. The CIA pulled its top spy out of Pakistan on Thursday amid death threats after his name emerged publicly a few weeks ago from a Pakistani man threatening to sue the CIA over the alleged deaths of his son and brother in a 2009 U.S. missile strike. The attorney involved with the complaint said he learned the name from Pakistani journalists. But the station chief’s outing has spurred questions of whether Pakistan’s spy service might have leaked the information. Lawsuits filed last month in New York City in connection with the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, also may have raised tensions by naming Pakistan’s intelligence chief as a defendant.
and wounded at least nine people, authorities said. The gunbattle between NATO forces and insurgents took place in the Tagab district of Kapisa province, where coalition forces called in air support after their patrol came under fire, NATO said. It claimed Taliban commanders were among the more than 20 insurgents killed. A day earlier, more than five insurgents were killed in a three-hour firefight in the same district following sniper fire on Afghan and international forces manning a checkpoint, NATO said. The coalition did not say what nationality the international troops were, but French forces are stationed in the area.
Iran to slash subsidies
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president Saturday announced the start of a plan to slash energy and food subsidies, part of government efforts to boost the country’s ailing economy. In an interview with state television, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the deep cuts to the subsidies “will start beginning [today]” and vowed to fully cut all subsidies by the end of his term in 2013. The cuts come as Iran 20 insurgents killed remains deadlocked with the KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — U.S. and its allies over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. NATO said its troops killed The U.N. Security Council more than 20 insurgents Saturslapped a fourth round of sancday in fighting that broke out after a patrol came under fire in tions on Iran last summer over its refusal to halt uranium eastern Afghanistan. enrichment, and there are signs In the southern city of Kanthose penalties are taking a toll dahar, a suicide bomber targeton the nation’s economy. ing a district chief killed two passers-by, including a child, The Associated Press
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The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery team physician Dr. Jon Overholt screens excavated material for bones at the dig site on the uninhabited island of Nikumaroro in the South Pacific on Friday, where researchers said they found bone fragments that could help prove that famed aviator Amelia Earhart died as a castaway after failing in her quest to circumnavigate the globe. Researchers said that the University of Oklahoma hopes to extract DNA from the bones.
Senate votes to end ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ By Anne Flaherty The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In a historic vote for gay rights, the Senate agreed Saturday to do away with the military’s 17-year ban on openly gay troops and sent President Barack Obama legislation to overturn the Clinton-era policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Obama was expected to sign the bill into law next week, although changes to military policy probably wouldn’t take effect for at least several months. Under the bill, the president and his top military advisers must first certify that lifting the ban won’t hurt troops’ ability to fight. After that, the military would undergo a 60-day wait period. Repeal would mean that, for the first time in American history, gays would be openly accepted by the armed forces and could acknowledge their sexual orientation without fear of being kicked out. More than 13,500 service members have been dismissed under the 1993 law. “It is time to close this chapter in our history,” Obama said in a statement. “It is time to recognize that sacrifice, valor and integrity are no more defined by sexual orientation than they are by race or gender, religion or creed.” The Senate voted 65-31 to pass the bill, with eight Republicans siding with 55 Democrats and two independents in favor of repeal. The House had passed an identical version of the bill, 250-175, earlier this week.
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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Saturday doomed an effort that would have given hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants a path to legal status if they enrolled in college or joined the military. Sponsors of the Dream Act fell five votes short of the 60 they needed to break through largely GOP opposition and win its enactment before Republicans take over the House and narrow Democrats’ majority in the Senate next month. President Barack Obama called the vote “incredibly disappointing.” Dozens of immigrants Supporters hailed the Senate vote as a major step forward for gay rights. Many activists hope that integrating openly gay troops within the military will lead to greater acceptance in the civilian world, as it did for blacks after President Harry Truman’s 1948 executive order on equal treatment regardless of race in the military. “The military remains the great equalizer,” said Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. “Just like we did after President Truman desegregated the military, we’ll someday look back
wearing graduation mortarboards watched from the Senate’s visitors gallery, disappointment on their faces, as the 55-41 vote was announced. Critics called the bill a backdoor grant of amnesty that would encourage more foreigners to sneak into the United States in hopes of being legalized eventually. The legislation would have provided a route to legal status for an estimated 1 million to 2 million illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. before age 16, have been here for five years, graduated from high school or gained an equivalency degree, and who joined the military or attend college. and wonder what took Washington so long to fix it.” Sen. John McCain, Obama’s GOP rival in 2008, led the opposition. Speaking on the Senate floor minutes before a crucial test vote, the Arizona Republican acknowledged he couldn’t stop the bill. He blamed elite liberals with no military experience for pushing their social agenda on troops during wartime. “They will do what is asked of them,” McCain said of service members. “But don’t think there won’t be a great cost.”
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West: Storms threaten California with flooding
Nation: Tribunal defrocks monsignor for sex abuse
World: Bad weather puts North Korean drills on hold
World: Incumbent orders U.N. to leave Ivory Coast
A series of winter storms bearing down on California on Saturday was threatening parts of the state with flooding, and officials were posting mudflow warnings in areas recently affected by wildfires ahead of this weekend’s rains. Southern California will be hit especially hard by the storms, and officials were preparing for possible mudslides in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. “This is one big mother, and it’s going to have a lot of waves in it,” National Weather Service spokesman Bill Hoffer said. The storms could be the largest system the region has seen in the last decade, the agency said
A Roman Catholic tribunal has defrocked a monsignor who once led fundraising for the Archdiocese of New York after deciding he had molested a teenage student in the 1980s. The archdiocese announced the decision regarding Monsignor Charles Kavanagh on Friday. The panel’s action came eight years after a man came forward and claimed that the clergyman had touched him inappropriately when he was a boy and climbed into his bed during a trip to Washington, D.C. Kavanagh’s sister and lawyer, Ann Mandt, said the church’s decision was an attempt to cover up its mishandling of other sex abuse cases by cracking down on an innocent man.
Military maneuvers planned by South Korean troops did not take place Saturday because of bad weather on a border island shelled by North Korea last month, as the U.N. Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting at Russia’s request amid concerns over rising tensions on the divided peninsula. The North warned Friday that it would strike even harder than before if the South went ahead with planned one-day firing drills it said it will conduct sometime between Saturday and Tuesday. Four people died last month in the North’s attack on Yeonpyeong Island near the tense sea border.
The man who refuses to step down from the presidency ordered thousands of U.N. peacekeepers to leave Ivory Coast immediately Saturday, calling the global body that has endorsed his political rival an “agent of destabilization.” The move was the latest act of political defiance by Laurent Gbagbo, who has been in power since 2000 and maintains he is the rightful winner of last month’s runoff vote in the West African nation despite growing international pressure on him to concede defeat. The statement read on state television came just two days after as many as 30 people were killed in street violence in Ivory Coast.
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OMC center prepares for tech upgrade By Jeff Chew
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SEQUIM — Two large and heavy prefabricated sections for Olympic Medical Cancer Center’s temporary cancer radiation treatment center slowly rolled into the city on flatbed trucks last week. The units make up a temporary radiotherapy vault by Aventura, Fla.based RAD Technology LLC. The vault will operate until the cancer center decommissions and dismantles its previous linear accelerator and vault to construct the vault required to house the Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator, which uses a more precise radiation technology for treating cancer patients.
First in Northwest The Sequim center is the only cancer treatment center on the North Olympic Peninsula — and the new Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator — developed in Palo Alto, Calif. — is the first such technology in the Pacific Northwest, OMC Cancer Center officials said. The new building and linear accelerator are scheduled to be fully operational
by April 15 after the accelerator is tested. A tall crane last week lifted the temporary sections onto a site next to the hospital’s cancer center on North Fifth Avenue in Sequim. The old facility and treatment technology will be removed Jan. 10, and a new permanent center will be built for the $2.7 million linear accelerator. “It’s a big investment,” said Eric Lewis, Olympic Medical Center administrator and chief executive officer, adding that it will give the hospital’s Sequim cancer center the edge in providing a world-class facility. The technology will allow radiation oncologists to treat tumors with a high dose of radiation to a precise location without damaging surrounding tissue. A $225,000-per-year maintenance contract for the new machine will run from 2012 to 2015. “Our goal was to bring the latest radiotherapy technology to the cancer patients we serve,” said Dr. Rena Zimmerman, medical director of radiation oncology at the OMC Cancer Center. “Thanks to RAD’s transitional unit, we can maintain our patient-centered
focus by continuing to provide care as we upgrade our facility.”
Continue care The temporary portable building — which is equipped with a preinstalled linear accelerator and state-of-the-art radiation shielding technology — will provide an efficient and effective solution to managing patient treatments during the upgrade process, Zimmerman said. The temporary facility is being rented for $450,000 for three months so the cancer center can continue treatments without interruption, Lewis said. “We can’t stop treating cancer for 90 days or tell people to go elsewhere,” he said. Between 20 and 40 Peninsula patients are treated daily by a linear accelerator. The temporary RAD system duplicates the cancer center’s processes in a compact and temporary package, allowing patient treatments to continue as the new treatment system is installed. OMC commissioners in September approved the temporary vault and linear accelerator to be used for three months during the
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Workers set up a temporary cancer radiation treatment center, a prefabricated building that was delivered and installed with a tall crane, near Olympic Medical Cancer Center off North Fifth Avenue in Sequim last week. removal of the old machine and installation of the new one. Zimmerman in September said the difference between the new machine and the 8-year-old equipment at the cancer center is akin to the difference between 35 mm film and a digital camera. The machine has a dose rate that is the highest available on the market, Zimmerman said, and it cuts down treatment time
by 75 percent. The new linear accelerator will enable doctors to perform stereotactic cancer therapy, a more precise delivery of radiation. Stereotactic radiation treatment can be used for brain, liver and other forms of cancers. The combination of the TrueBeam linear accelerator and the hospital’s new CT scanner also will allow for “gating,” hospital officials said. Gating enables doctors
to treat breast and other cancers without damaging nearby organs as a patient breathes and the tumor moves. Hospital officials said Olympic Medical Center will share information about its new machine with Seattle Cancer Center, an affiliate.
Sequim-Dungeness Valley Editor Jeff Chew can be reached at 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ peninsuladailynews.com.
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Flags at half-staff Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed that state and U.S. flags at all state agencies be lowered to half-staff Tuesday in memory of Army Cpl. Sean M. Collins of Yelm, who died Dec. 12. Collins, 25, died of wounds received when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business Tuesday or first thing Wednesday morning. Peninsula Daily News and The Associated Press
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Clallam Public Health Heroes recognized By Paige Dickerson
new — an atypical choice for the award, Melmed said. “We usually don’t pick a program that is that new,” she said. “But the fact that was evidence-based and proven effective really made them stand out.”
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PORT ANGELES — Role models in many forms were honored with Clallam County Public Health Hero awards this month. The third annual Public Health Heroes awards, presented at a ceremony Dec. 10 in the county commissioners’ boardroom, recognized individual and group effort, as well as innovation and youth. Winners are: ■ Beth Loveridge — individual award. ■ League of Women Voters — group award. ■ The Arts and Minds Early Memory Loss Program — innovative award. ■ Port Angeles High School Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Program — youth award. “Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of communities,” said Mel Melmed, chairwoman of the Clallam County Public Health Advisory Committee, which selects the winners of the awards. “It is done through the education and promotion of healthy lifestyle, research of disease and injury prevention.” Port Angeles Fire Chief Dan McKeen said the awards were begun in order to honor those who were furthering public health and encouraging others to do so as well.
Individual award Loveridge took on the mission of changing how school children eat. “Beth has been a tireless leader working to improve nutrition for children in our schools,” Melmed said. Loveridge, a member of the Port Angeles School District’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Advisory Committee, has been working since 2007 to gather support for healthier foods in schools. This year, the School
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Pictured after the Clallam County Public Health Hero Awards were presented are, from left, Mel Melmed, chairwoman of the Public Health Advisory Committee; Mike Doherty, Clallam County commissioner; John Halberg, a 2009 award winner; Nancy Esteb, vice president of the League of Women Voters of Clallam County and Lou Templeton, president of the league, which won the group award this year; John Couture, director of the Arts and Minds Early Memory Loss Program, which won the innovative award; and Corbin Brabant, Jennifer Boesenberg, Felicia Horton, Hayley Pearce and Alex Zuzich, all members of the Port Angeles High School Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA, which won the group award. Not pictured is Beth Loveridge, who won the individual award. Board approved a contract with Sodexo, which provides food services for the district, that requires healthier meals and more local food. “She spent years working to improve the nutrition in schools,” Melmed said. “The result of that was when Jefferson School adopted healthier policies. “They were able to implement more fruits and vegetables and found that students liked it and parents liked it.” Loveridge said she was inspired in 2007 when she found and arranged a screening of a movie titled “Two Angry Moms” — a documentary about food in schools. Later this year or early next year, she plans an interview with the movie creator, Amy Kalafa, for a
new project, as well as a children’s food blog, www. thelunchtray.com. “I’m very honored, of course, and I think it says a lot about our community, too,” Loveridge said about the award. “I wouldn’t have gotten very far if the tests at Jefferson hadn’t been a success — and it was a success because the community stood up and spoke up and the school district listened. “I’m really proud of our community and school district.”
because of all the efforts they made to share information about health care and bring various groups from across the county together to discuss important public health issues of our time,” she said. The group has held multiple forums over the past several years, said Lou Templeton, president of the organization. Sara Johnson, who leads the health committee, also organized forums to explain the federal Health Care Bill, Templeton said.
The League of Women Voters of Clallam County provided the public with information about health care reform, Melmed said. “They were selected
Olympic Community Action Programs’ weekly Arts and Minds Early Memory Loss Program targets people with the beginnings of dementia.
Port Angeles High School students in the Distributive Education Clubs of America — or DECA — Program were recognized for their work in organizing and promoting blood drives. “Through those drives, they were able to provide also health promotion and education,” Melmed said. The students’ adviser, Lora Brabant, nominated the group of about 40 students. “I have them do quite a bit of community service,” she said. “It is like a complete training process, and every year, it is really well-organized.” Every year, an older student will select and train a younger student to be the coordinator of blood drives the following year. “They do a lot of really great things,” she said. “Sometimes, older people think about kids and think ‘Oh, those little whippersnappers.’ “But they really are organized and know what they are doing.” The students organized three blood drives that drew 360 students, Brabant said. “That is enough blood to save 1,080 lives,” she said. The Public Health Advisory Committee meets periodically to discuss issues to bring before the Public Health Board. There are multiple openings on the committee. For more information, phone 360-417-2329.
“There is a gap in services during the early diagnosis period,” said Jim Couture, director of Arts and Minds. “There are basically no programs available until they reach the middle stage [of dementia], when people end up searching for an adult day care .” The program uses music and arts to strengthen and maintain cognitive function, optimize abilities and reduce stress for people with dementia. “It is really important; it includes an entire network of programs that are leaders in establishing these programs,” Couture said. __________ Ongoing funding is provided by the Brookdale Reporter Paige Dickerson can Foundation. be reached at 360-417-3535 or at The program, which paige.dickerson@peninsuladaily began earlier this year, is news.com.
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come out in court.” Betts’ trial date will be rescheduled Jan. 10. She will also be arraigned then on the new charges. The trial was last scheduled to begin Jan. 10. Before that, it was scheduled for July 12 of this year. The date has been moved twice to allow the defense to wade through 60,000 documents related to the case. The county approved a Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News $597,516 insurance settleClallam County Superior Court Judge Brooke Haven’t found money ment to cover the missing Taylor, center, speaks to Loren Oakley of the “We’ve not determined funds in October. That Clallam Public Defender’s Office, left, and Assistant Attorney General Scott Marlow during what she did with the doesn’t include a $10,000 money,” Marlow said. “We, deductible. a status hearing for Catherine Betts, who unfortunately, cannot trace listened to the proceedings by speakerphone. ________ all the funds.” He declined to say how Reporter Tom Callis can be thefts occurred from Feb. 1, records hadn’t been kept 2004, through May 19, 2009 after the legally required much has been traced or reached at 360-417-3532 or at known to have been spent, tom.callis@peninsuladailynews. — a total of 63 months. retention period lapsed. Even though the tax Also, some had signa- adding that “it will have to com. reports were filed monthly, tures missing or were sim1423 Ward Rd. Marlow said, Betts is ply not dated, he said. sequim, Wa 98382 charged with 19 counts of But any additional filing false tax returns counts of filing false tax 1-800-778-4295 partly because some of the returns would not affect the A Wild ExpEriEncE www.olygamefarm.com maximum sentence because convictions on that charge — which comes with a penalty of up to five years in prison — must be served concurrently. Marlow said Betts is now also charged with money laundering because she is alleged to have falsified documents to steal the funds and is also believed to have spent some of it. But how much is still not clear.
PORT ANGELES — A woman accused of stealing $617,467 in public funds through the Clallam County Treasurer’s Office could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Catherine Betts, 46, is charged in Clallam County Superior Court with one count of first-degree theft, one count of money laundering and 19 counts of filing false or fraudulent tax returns with the state Department of Revenue. Until Tuesday, she faced only the theft charge. That charge comes with a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. The new charges, with two aggravated enhancements, bump Betts’ potential prison time up to 20 years if she is found guilty, said Scott Marlow, state assistant attorney general. Betts, a former cashier
in the Treasurer’s Office, allegedly stole the funds — all real estate excise tax revenue — by manipulating and destroying paper and computer records. Marlow, who is prosecuting the case, said he added the charge of filing false tax returns to the case because Betts had a role in reporting real estate excise tax income to the state each month. Since she is alleged to have falsified records, those tax reports would have been inaccurate, he said. County Treasurer Judy Scott said Betts was one of two employees who were responsible for reporting the income. Scott said Betts would provide the figures to an accountant, who then filed the paperwork with the state. A state Auditor’s Office investigation found that the
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Markette Parker, 3, is enchanted by Santa, as portrayed by Matt Skerbeck — a volunteer with The Answer for Youth drop-in center — at the group’s annual Christmas party, attended by more than Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News 100 people, at First Baptist Church in Port Santa Claus, played by former Sequim Mayor Walt Schubert, shows off pictures during a Angeles on Wednesday night. Dinner was reading of A Christmas Carol at Pacific Mist Books in Sequim on Saturday. Among those provided by the outreach department of the listening in were, from left, Heather Jeffers of Sequim and her daughter, Julia, 5; Sai Wade, church, and gifts were presented to children 3, of Port Angeles; and Annastasia Bloodworth, 6, of Washington, D.C. and young people.
Annual Jazz in the Olympics festival canceled — for good By Tom Callis
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PORT ANGELES — The Jazz in the Olympics festival is no more. Festival Director Gary Sorenson announced Friday that the Jazz in the Olympics Society will not hold the event featuring Dixieland and swing jazz this spring, or ever again. Sorenson said that the organization canceled its scheduled April 1-3 dates because it will not be able to use the Red Lion Hotel as one of its venues as it had planned. And since the event will not be held in 2011, the organization won’t try it again in 2012, he said. “You can’t jump-start a festival,” said Sorenson, 75, of Sequim. “It’s tough to get people back.”
The festival — which drew an estimated attendance of between 2,200 and 2,500 earlier this year — started as an annual event in 1999. The loss of the Red Lion conference rooms, which Sorenson attributed to upcoming renovations, was a deal breaker because the festival could offer only seven bands, instead of the 10 it has been advertising “across the nation,” the director said. Reimbursements will be made. The festival had planned to also use the Vern Burton Community Center, Port Angeles council chambers and the Elks Lodge. Sorenson said Masonic Temple is the only other building that is big enough with a stage and dance floor.
It won’t be used because of poor acoustics, he said. Sorenson also said that venues in Sequim — where the event was initially held until 2000 — will not be used because it would create too large of a distance between locations. “You can’t make people drive between Port Angeles and Sequim,” he said. “That will not work.” The festival ran into trouble last year when the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce decided to no longer run it on the Jazz in the Olympics Society’s behalf. The chamber had run it for the preceding three years.
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Spill: One of most prepared states in U.S. now Continued from A1 “Some were hard to distinguish what species they were, they were so saturated with oil.” Schouten was one of the approximately 2,400 volunteers who helped rescue wildlife. Many worked 12- to 16-hour days washing birds at a care center initially located at Port Angeles High School and later moved to a warehouse on South Oak Street. “It had an impact on a lot of people in this community,” Schouten said. About 1,560 birds made it to the care center funded by Arco, the petroleum company since absorbed by BP LLC. Of that amount, about 18 percent, or 280, were released back into the wild. “Those release rates today could be a lot better with what is now known with care of birds,” said Schouten, who has since participated in bird cleanup efforts at two other spills. The cleanup cost Arco $13 million and was suspended April 7, 1986. About half of the oil — 131,292 gallons — was recovered.
Routine stop The spill occurred on a routine stop to Port Angeles. The Arco Anchorage, like many other tankers, stopped in the harbor while waiting its turn to dock at the Cherry Point Refinery north of Bellingham. The weather was calm, and visibility reached three miles, according to a spill report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. As required by state law, piloting duties on the 883foot tanker had just been taken over by a captain certified to ply waters east of Ediz Hook. Capt. Raymond Leson, with Puget Sound Pilots, was found partially responsible for the spill. Leson — who already had 10 ship mishaps on his record, including the grounding of a freighter off of Point Wilson in 1983 — and Arco were both fined $30,000. Known for their expertise in navigating state waters, the pilots guide all cargo, oil and cruise ships to and from Puget Sound.
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That’s particularly significant for Port Angeles, since its harbor hosts more tankers than any other in the state, he said. About 200 stop in the harbor each year for repairs or to wait their turn at the state’s five refineries, said Mark Ashley, Coast Guard’s director for Puget Sound traffic.
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Volunteers clean oil-covered birds at Port Angeles High School in 1985.
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“When these ships are coming in . . . coming down from Alaska, their first safe port of call is Port Angeles. If a ship is coming from California . . . by the time they get past the Columbia River, their first safe port of call is Port Angeles,” Hart said. “Virtually about 90 percent of oil tankers, or even more, either come in or go past Port Angeles.” But change did not come immediately, nor did it happen before another spill hit Washington waters. Three years later in December 1988, a barge leaked 230,000 gallons of oil off Ocean Shores. Following those spills and the Exxon Valdez disaster off the coast of Alaska in March 1989, the state Legislature passed new laws regarding oil spill prevention and response, Hart An oil skimmer passes the Arco Anchorage in Port Angeles Harbor in January 1986. said.
Legislation in 1990 In part, the legislation, which went into effect in 1990, gave the state authority to seek compensation for damage done to the environment, he said. That was missing in 1985. It also created the Office of Marine Safety and requires oil companies to have contingency plans for spills, including the ability to clean 100 birds within 24 hours, Hart said. New team management procedures were also enacted for pilots and ship officers. Today, Port Angeles is a staging site for the Marine Spill Response Corp., which is funded by oil companies, and hosts a slew of response boats, including skimmers and barges. An emergency response tug boat is also stationed at Neah Bay to ensure disabled vessels don’t cause a spill in or near the strait. Schouten said he thinks
there’s still “a lot of room for improvement” but added, “I think we are better prepared now.” Hart said Ecology has about a dozen inspectors responsible for overseeing compliance with oil spill prevention laws. The spills program had eight positions cut in 2009, including inspectors and other positions that work with companies to make sure they’re prepared for a spill, he said. That has resulted in fewer drills and evaluations, Hart said.
He said he thinks the state is still well-protected. “We are as ready as we possibly can be with the limited resources that we have,” Hart said.
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Despite the damage to the environment and economy, valuable lessons have been learned from the spill, said Curt Hart, spokesman for the state Department of Ecology’s spills program. “What we’ve really had is a change in thinking about oil spills . . . they are not the cost of doing business,” he said. Since the spill, new laws on spill prevention and response have been enacted, making Washington one of the most prepared states in the nation, Hart said.
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Ridge: Offers skiing, snowboarding, sledding Continued from A1 Contributions included $5,000 from the city of Sequim, $20,000 from Clallam County and $20,000 from the city of Port Angeles. Another $250,000 in federal funds is being used to keep the road open daily, weather dependent, yearround. “This is a really good example of a tremendous partnership between the community and the park service,” said park Superintendent Karen Gustin. The Department of Interior is providing the matching funds on a trial basis for up to three years. The fundraising effort will likely have to start again next year to keep the trial going, unless more federal funds are allocated. Among those gathered at the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center on Friday was a staff member for Rep. Norm Dicks, who represents the 6th Congressional District, which includes the North Olympic Peninsula. Dicks, D-Belfair, helped secure the federal funding on a trial basis. The Ridge offers downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, guided snowshoe walks and sledding.
Shuttle service Also starting Friday was twice-a-day shuttle service to the Ridge from Port Angeles. Willie Nelson’s All Points Charters & Tours is providing the service Wednesdays through Sundays from the Port Angeles Visitor Center, in front of The Landing mall, 121 E. Railroad Ave., and from the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St. The departing times are 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The shuttle returns to Port Angeles at about 11 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. The park entrance fee via shuttle is $5 for those
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without a pass. Nelson said he charges $20 if someone wants to leave at 9 a.m. and return at 3:45 p.m. The additional cost is for saving the seat, he said. Nelson said he took a full load (13 passengers) on the first trip Friday, but that was mostly people going to the celebration. He said he took another two up on the second trip. The Ridge was closed Saturday because of bad weather. Nelson said he has booked trips for two people Wednesday and “several groups” Dec. 26. He said he expects business to pick up after Christmas. Since an extra $2,000 was raised than needed through donations, those funds will be used to subsidize the shuttle service if needed, Russ Veenema, Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce executive director, said in November.
Civic and Olympic National Park officials gather for an official ceremony of seven-day-a-week Hurricane Ridge Road access Friday. rence, club president. Aramark, the company that provides concessions at the center, is now opening its shop Fridays. Previously, it was only open Saturdays and Sundays. “We felt that it was a good change moving forward,” said Chris McKinley, sales director for Aramark. He said the concessions aren’t open the rest of the week because it’s “difficult to gauge” how many more people will go to the Ridge. Nelson said he doesn’t have a problem with customers bringing their ski or snowboard equipment onboard but that reservations are recommended. They can be made by phoning him at 360-4607131. If driving to the Ridge, always phone the Road & Weather hot line at 360-5653131 first to make sure a sudden snowstorm hasn’t closed the road.
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The three Clallam County commissioners will recognize outgoing County Treasurer Judy Scott for 25 years of service to the county and present Department of Community Development Director John Miller with a certificate of appreciation Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St.,
Eye on Clallam Port Angeles. Other agenda items include: ■ An amendment with Clark County for HIV casemanagement services reducing funding and changing the termination date to Dec. 31. with ■ Amendment West End Outreach Services adding a line item for
staff training and travel expenses. ■ A contract with the state Department of Commerce for reimbursement from the Homeless Management Information System data-sharing funding project. ■ A software agreement with New World Systems for AVL and in-car mapping licenses.
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The Port Angeles City Council will consider approval of a $4.39 million contract with Mueller Systems for the installation of automated utility meters at its regular meeting Tuesday. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St. An executive session, which is closed to the public, will be held at 5 p.m. during a special meeting to discuss union negotiations. Also at the regular meeting, the council will consider approval of: ■ A $178,100 contract amendment with Brown
and Caldwell for services on the combined sewer overflow project. ■ A labor contract with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. ■ Findings and conclusions with the Nippon biomass appeal. ■ Vacating a portion of Seventh Street west of Valley Street. A public hearing will be held before the vote. Also on the agenda: ■ Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce update. ■ A public hearing on vacating a portion of the alley between Lauridsen Boulevard and Lopez Alley.
Clallam Transit The Clallam Transit board will consider approving the 2011 budget when it meets Monday. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Clallam Transit System building at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd. Other action items include a Paratransit Services contract and the salary schedule for nonrepresented personnel. The board also will discuss the bus stops near Walmart east of Port Angeles.
Public utility district Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider approving contractor prequalifications and staff titles and salary ranges Monday. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom at PUD’s main office, 2431 E. U.S. Highway 101, Port Angeles. The PUD commission meetings Dec. 27 and Jan. 3 have been canceled.
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“People are serving who know that at any moment, they could be discharged in disgrace,” said Persall earlier last week. Persall said that 13,500 people were “kicked out of services for being gay” after “don’t ask, don’t tell” came into effect. “It didn’t give you any more right to be there” if anyone found out, she said. “Now that this is lifted, the fear is gone,” Persall said. “They won’t be able to kick you out for being who you are.”
The House had repealed the policy Wednesday, sending the Senate legislation that would end the 1993 law that forbid recruiters from asking about sexual orientation and troops from acknowledging that they were gay. “It’s a very proud day for us. Our country is standing up for us,” Wickman said, after telling a reporter who phoned the couple Saturday that “we just got through crying.” Said Persall: “We are able to breathe free air. “We don’t have to live in Policy hits home fear.”
Wrote letters Persall, 57 and a veteran of 21 years, and Wickman, 45 and a 22-year veteran, helped make it happen. They wrote letters explaining the detrimental effects of former President Bill Clinton’s 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy as part of a letter-writing campaign to the Comprehensive Review Working Group that Defense Secretary Robert Gates appointed to conduct a comprehensive review of the impacts of the policy. Retired Navy Cmdr. Beth Coye, author of My Navy Too, spearheaded the letter-writing campaign. Persall and Wickman met with Coye in her Ashland, Ore., living room and agreed to help in the campaign to “tell some of our issues,” Wickman said. The two, who have been together for eight years, believe they were the only contributors to that effort from the North Olympic Peninsula. Forty-one letters went to the president’s desk, said the couple. “Those letters told our side of the story,” Wickman said.
‘It was still illegal’ Said Persall: “What people don’t realize . . . is that ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ was a compromise by Clinton. “He compromised by saying, ‘We’ll let them serve.’ “The problem with that was it was still illegal.” Persall said that both of them were always valued for their abilities in the Coast Guard. “I give the Coast Guard credit. We were able to serve. It really came down to ‘Can you do your job?’ We were allowed to serve with no questions.” Nevertheless, legally, “don’t ask, don’t tell” offered no protection to the estimated 65,000 gays in the military — a number based on government belief that 10 percent of the population is gay, she said.
Wickman told of the time the implications of the policy really hit home. She had been injured in a car wreck in Louisiana and had phoned both her commanding officer and her partner, Persall, who by then was retired but who had followed her to her duty station. There, the two kept their relationship secret. “It was really difficult to keep her from my conversation at all,” Wickman said. But when she was hurt, she wanted her partner close. However, her commanding officer arrived at the scene of the wreck before Persall. “I could see [Persall] running up to hug me, and all I was thinking was, ‘Please don’t touch me,’” Wickman said. “I didn’t know how to explain her to him.” Persall said that both now wish they were still active duty to more fully savor the victory. “We’re so glad for those who are on active duty who can serve without fear of losing their job, fear of losing it publicly. “It’s a public humiliation when you are kicked out like that.”
Careers Persall retired from the Coast Guard in 2004. Wickman retired in 2009. Persall — recipient of a meritorious service medal, commendation medal, achievement medal, commandant’s letter of commendation ribbon and sea service ribbon, among others — was in the first group of enlisted woman to go to sea with the Coast Guard in 1979. She became one of the first women “Throttlemen,” a watch position that controls engine room responses to emergencies and routine responses to bridge commands. She served as a boat engineer, an engineering instructor and as a new officer was
a plank owner and a damage control assistant aboard the Coast Guard cutter Legare in Portsmouth, Va. Wickman’s assignments included stints with Coast Guard Group Port Angeles and management of the Coast Guard’s security zone around the east-half replacement work on the Hood Canal Bridge in 2009. She is the recipient of a meritorious service medal, six commendation medals, an achievement medal and three enlisted good conduct medals. Persall said in her letter that she retired because of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. “The government that I served, I also feared. I feared the service would find out that I was gay,” her letter said. “Homosexuality is not a crime in the United States and it shouldn’t be reflected as one in the [Uniform Code of Military Justice],” Persall’s letter said. “The UCMJ should be updated to identify sexual based crimes that are similarly stated in state and federal laws.” In a biography cover sheet accompanying her letter, Wickman said she retired one year short of attaining full retirement pay as a lieutenant commander because of “fear of losing my pension and fatigue from keeping up a false front.” In her letter, Wickman said early retirement came after her “dream job” as chief waterways management for Sector Seattle, which put her in charge of the “largest and most diverse waterway in the nation,” Puget Sound, as the top safety office responsible for navigational safety, pollution and other threats to the waterways. “I miss my Coast Guard family dearly — most of whom knew I was gay; however, I missed living a truthful and open life much more,” Wickman said. Although the change won’t take effect for another 60 days at least, both said they were proud of their contribution to it. “We’re proud to be part of the struggle and to see the struggle end,” Persall said. “We were honored to be part of that movement. “We were so honored to be part of the military.”
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Do whatever a lousy title can You may have heard about the new Spider-Man musical on Broadway. Apparently, the production is suffering all sorts of problems. Aerialists are breaking Michael wrists and feet, the budget has Showalter boiled over $65 million, and a radioactive spider bites the main guy — almost immediately! Talk about bad luck. You want to know what I think? I think all the money lost, all the concussions suffered and all the ill-fitting spandex can be blamed on one supervillain — the title, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” This title is a real headscratcher. Well, specifically the part after the colon; the part before the colon is fine. More than fine. I like it! It’s very informative and helpful. Who is this musical about? Spider-Man! What kind of man is he? A spidery man! It’s the after-the-colon part I can’t wrap my head around. “Turn Off the Dark”? Turn off the — what? The dark? How? How do you expect me to turn off the dark? I suppose I could do that by turning on the light. But then just tell me to turn on the light! I mean, does the title of your musical really have to be a brainteaser?
Semantics aside, I’m not altogether clear that this subtitle serves much purpose. A subtitle, as far as I, Professor Michael Showalter, Ph.D. (pending), am concerned, should introduce some important new information, or hint at what’s going down. “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” is a very successful subtitled title. Why? Because we know that in this installment, the Empire will, you guessed it, strike back! How about this: “Star Wars: Chicken and Rice”? Less successful, although certainly intriguing, and . . . You know what? That’s a bad example of a bad subtitle because “Star Wars: Chicken and Rice” actually sounds awesome. My point is this: Be prepared to deliver on your subtitle. “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” better have a song up its spidey sleeve about the power bill. (And by the same token, I’d expect “Star Wars: Chicken and Rice” to include an epic battle scene between intergalactic space hens and grains of varying size and nutritive value.) But I’m doubtful there is such a song in the show. And that’s just misleading marketing. Am I saying that the producers of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” cursed themselves from the start by subtitling an otherwise flawless and in no way problematic production with a subtitle so flawed and way problematic as “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”? No, I didn’t say that. Am I implying it? Mmm, perhaps. Am I also implying that I could do
Subtitling is hard, I know. Not everyone can do it. But if you’re going to try it, don’t be vague or cryptic. Which would you rather rent: “Apocalypse Now” or “Apocalypse Now: Sometimes”? Um, “Apocalypse Now” is title enough, thank you. And don’t get lost in the poetry, guys. Poetry, shmoetry! “Turn Off the Dark” may seem totally mysterious and alluring, but the more I think about it, the more irritated I get — and I really want to get irritated while reading a title. “Driving Miss Daisy” or “Driving Miss Daisy: Turn Left at Life”? Turn left at life? Is Life a crosswalk at the intersection of Existence and Humanity? If so, why? And where? Finally, don’t get too smart. Had “Big” been called “Big: What Does It Even Mean To Be An Adult?” I would’ve run screaming from that theater and thereby deprived myself the distinct joy of watching Tom Hanks jump on a bunk bed. Obvious subtitles, those are fine. Encouraged even. I really would’ve appreciated something like “127 Hours: Be Forewarned He Saws His Arm Off” before sitting down to see that one.
________ Poster from the Broadway musical: Does the subtitle have to be a brainteaser? better subtitling? Oh, for sure. How about “Spider-Man: The Musical”? I can’t believe this great title was completely overlooked. Or what about “Spider-Man:
On Broadway”? Or, if you want to get a little “out-of-the-box,” as seems to be the thing these days, how about “Spider-Man: Spider Sing, Spider Dance”?
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“Just watching the kids open their presents. And seeing the family all together. We have 14 now and 15 in March, with a new grandson on the way.”
“I like all the good food my friends and family serve when I go back to Minnesota to visit at Christmas time. I like exchanging gifts and ice fishing, too.”
“That it represents peace on Earth and that Christmas is His birthday. I like being with family and all the giftgiving that goes on.”
“Eating a good meal. Also, I really like watching the kids opening presents. I like to watch their eyes open wide, especially when they get something they didn’t expect.”
“What I like is that I take time to slow down and reconnect with friends and give back to the community through the food bank and Jumping Mouse Children’s Center.”
“Dinner — all of us together and sharing stories with each other, the family unity it brings. We’re having tri-tip roast again, as it has become a Christmas family favorite.”
“It’s Jesus’ birthday. I’ve been learning that. Also, presents. My older sister sneaks into my bedroom and puts a present on my dresser to surprise me. So I get up early.”
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“Getting together with family. I like the dinner, too, with everybody around the table. I’ve had about a dozen people at times. It all gives you a good, peaceful and happy feeling.”
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Back at it Last Wednesday, I took notice of nine more properties being auctioned after mortgage repos. This is dishearting enough, but then to hear
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that our just re-elected House members added their earmarks to keep a virus from wine grapes in Washington for a (paltry?) amount of $247,000? The political bunch, Republicans and Democrats, are right back at it. They waited on this spending bill until after the election and then ignored eliminating earmarks so they could continue spending money they do not have to the total of about $8 billion. We can really be proud of Reps. Dicks, Inslee and Larson for helping the peo-
ple who are losing their jobs and homes. The Washington State University students of agriculture can work on the virus as class projects. It is too sad that we don’t put all elected officials on minimum wage when unemployment goes over 6 percent. Do you think they might be inspired to work harder on bringing jobs to our state? John Widener, Port Hadlock Additional letters/A11
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Peninsula Voices Life-changing Our 3-year-old grandson caught his first trout on Lake Sutherland this spring — and his life totally changed. The impatient, alwaysmoving little boy sat quietly with his grandpa as the motor slowly hummed, and Robert became a patient, interested fisherman, right before his grandpa’s eyes. He waved to others fishing while holding his Spider-Man fishing pole firmly in his hand and asked his grandpa all about the lake and the fish he was catching that day. Robert chose to let them all go “back to their mommies so he could see them another day.”
He could hardly wait for spring to come next year so he and Grandpa can spend time on the lake together again as fishermen. Well, that was then and this is now. State Fish and Wildlife wants to close the lake to all fishing for five years. The meeting we attended confirmed what we feared: There is no science supporting the closure, and the deal has already been sealed. When pressed for answers concerning anything on the lake, Fish and Wildlife had none. In fact, they had not even visited the lake to see the ecosystem that works so well and had no idea of the numbers of kokanee living there.
The idea of “catch and release” was not even on the table for discussion. We saw biologists who work in offices, not in the field. It is a sad day for Lake Sutherland, the fishermen who love it, the kokanee that have become nothing but political footballs and for our grandson, Robert, who won’t get his first “big boy” tackle box for Christmas this year because he and Grandpa can’t fish together anymore. Kristi Eyre Frambach, Port Angeles
Two tax measures Two levies, tax hikes, on the February [Jefferson County] ballot. Is there ever going to be an end to
Our readers’ letters, faxes the tax-and-spend agenda of our local politicos? The 0.3 percent sales tax increase for the transit system wasn’t on the November ballot because there was no chance to pass it with another 0.3 percent tax for law enforcement and Port Townsend already on the ballot. Instead, they opted to just bleed the public to death a little more slowly. Now a school levy comes before us to increase property tax allocations to the school district by 20 percent over the next four years. I recall County Commissioner John Austin crowing to an audience at a Port Ludlow Village Council meeting last year about how Jefferson County had
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been granted $2.2 million in stimulus money for the schools. Where did the $2.2 million go? My understanding is the money was placed in the general fund and then transferred to the Jefferson County transportation and Roads department to pay for work on the roads. I guess the commissioners felt that it would be easier to pass a school levy than one for the road department. We all know if you tell the public “it’s for the kids,” they will pass anything. Can you say “bait and switch”? With the 0.3 percent sales tax increase, I have concluded that I will pur-
chase nothing in Jefferson County. I have to live within my means, and I see no reason why Jefferson County cannot do the same. Craig Henderson, Port Ludlow
Teacher praised I enjoyed reading about Judy McCutchen’s class introducing 9- and 10-yearold children about problem solving and working as teams [“Robots and Life Lessons,” PDN, Dec. 10]. Judy is the teacher we all wish we had had — and the teacher we pray our children will have. What a wonderful gift to the children at Blue Heron. Maria Miller, Port Townsend
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Rave of the Week A HOLIDAY AND everyday rave for all those kind souls who help others less fortunate than themselves selflessly, generously, with kindness, to no public recognition or glory, simply out of kindheartedness. You truly make the world a better place.
. . . and other Raves SPECIAL THANKS TO Daphne for turning in my lost coin purse, with my needed funds, at the Eagles in Port Angeles. BIG RAVES TO the Nordland General Store [on Marrowstone Island] for providing the community with a big, beautifully lit outdoor Christmas tree. Our family cannot afford a tree this year, so we all go for a ride together in the evening and stop by the Christmas tree and sing some carols together and we pretend it’s our tree this year. A HUGE RAVE for Top Hat Chimney Sweep, Port Angeles. They came in and were so professional and gave such good advice and addressed all of our concerns! They are wonderful people to work with! THANKS TO THE Sheriff’s Chain Gang for their hard work in picking up trash on Elwha River Road last week. They even hauled away an old freezer someone had dumped. Much appreciation from those of us who live in this area! Would have submitted a rant to idiots who dump trash but assume those types too stupid to read.
for Ruth who provides friendliness and compassion along with prescriptions. You’re the best! HUGE THANK-YOU to the nurses and CNAs at Olympic Medical Center on 2 West and Telemetry. Their care and professionalism during my recent stay exceeded all expectations! We have a first-rate facility! RAVES FOR THE women who surprised me with the 10 free bus passes on the Clallam Transit commuter bus. I was feeling a bit down and have been down on my luck lately, and this really helped me feel better. A HUGE RAVE to Affordable Roofing (Port Angeles and Sequim). I’m a widow and was in great need to save my roof. They took care of me when I didn’t know where to turn. They took time to help me with another problem and sent me to right and honest people to help me, as well. Happy holidays. OVER 100 KIDS at the Port Angeles Boys & Girls Club Christmas Party. Kudos to Jet Set Soroptimists and the Peninsula College men’s and women’s basketball teams — you were terrific positive role models for the kids. A HEARTY THANK-you to Ernst from Ernst Photography (Port Angeles) for taking photographs of animals at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. In addition, he takes animal photos with Santa, all proceeds going to the shelter. Thank you, Ernst, for sharing your time and talent to support the homeless animals of our community.
THE STAFF AT Clallam Bay Schools would like to extend a very large thank-you to all the RAVES TO WAG (Welfare for community members and businesses who donated to make our Animals Guild) volunteers who new reader board a reality. ran a lovely dog adoption event The board will allow the comat the Sequim Co-op last Saturmunity to stay current and day, Dec. 11. informed, and is a big boost to us They had amazing dogs of all ages and answered my questions, all! Our community is awesome! as a potential adopter, helpfully A HUGE RAVE to Dr. Jahms, and sensitively. Raves also to the his office staff and nurse, the Co-op for hosting the event! nurse and staff at Short Stay at A RAVE TO Olympic Garage the hospital, and my beautiful Door, Port Angeles, for fixing our friend, Janet, for taking me and being with me on my colonoscopy garage door quickly and well day. You made it fun and enjoywhen the windstorm blew it off able and very painless. Love to the tracks and into our garage. They are people you can trust you all. to do a good job and stand behind BIG RAVE TO rant of the it. week on Dec. 12. The GWA — “Grandmothers With Attitudes” A RAVE FOR the pharmacy staff at Sequim QFC, especially — have arrived regarding selling
To our Ranters and Ravers Please reserve comments about state budget cuts and their impacts to signed letters to the editor for Peninsula Voices. Many thanks.
Hurd and Miller, CPAs. A GREAT, BIG beautiful holiday rave for the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe’s fantastic color display on the campus and now this year at their medical clinic. Your lights are a treat! Thank you so very much for your generosity to our community.
Rant of the Week drugs to teenagers. I’m all for this, plus not selling alcohol to minors. I’m a great-grandma of two girls. What can be done? A HOLIDAY RAVE for the talented artists and craftspeople who have made their wonderful gifts available for sale at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. Not only have they made it possible for the community to purchase beautiful and original presents to give their friends and family, but the proceeds also benefit our much-loved Fine Arts Center.
LADIES, IF YOU would like to see better results from your men, why not try some regular praise and encouragement instead of constant criticism? And, to the the truly wonderful (though rare) gals out there who unselfishly understand and bestow this on the lucky men in their lives, hallelujah! And, God bless you, each and every one.
. . . and other Rants
A HUGE RAVE for Kyle who works for Mary’s Disposable Co. He comes down our road — I don’t care if it’s rain, wind, sleet, snow, whatever — and always has a smile on his face. Thank you, Kyle, I’ll always appreciate you. I live in Sequim, and I know it’s really hard. Happy holidays.
TO ANNOUNCE STOLEN items in this column might help deter future thefts as items can’t be easily used or sold if recognized as stolen. We had stolen from us at a consignment store (Sequim) a long green relish tray with a standing bunny at each end. Has anyone seen it?
PORT ANGELES KIDS do great things! Thank you, Hunter, for helping a teacher recover her car’s hubcap after hitting the curb on the way into the parking lot. You showed kindness and holiday spirit with your gracious deed. What a gentleman!
RANT TO THE gentleman who yelled at us for trying to take a bucket full of ground asphalt for our slippery drive. We apologize for not knowing that it was yours. We had Christmas hats on, and a Christmas tree in the trunk. Did we look like thieves? Next time, just calmly ask people to pay you.
RAVES TO Pen Print Inc. [Port Angeles] for printing the 2011 Blood Drive calendar. TO SEE THE smiles of over 100 children at the Mount Angeles Boys & Girls Club Christmas Party was awesome. The Peninsula College men’s and women’s basketball teams, the staff and board members of Mount Angeles Boys & Girls Club and Santa assisted Soroptimists of Port Angeles-Jet Set with their annual Christmas party. Pizza was donated by Gordy’s, Domino’s, All about Pizza, and Van Goes Take & Bake. Drakes donated a 6-foot sub sandwich. Gifts were from Walmart, Port Angeles Food Bank, Toys for Tots, Irwin Dental Center, Clallam County Literacy Council and Soroptimist-Jet Set. Also Charlie Ferris, Renee Bible, Bill Pearl, Svetlio Hurd and Garnero Smith
RANT: WHAT HAS happened to the doctors in Sequim? You can’t get an appointment for weeks, and they have such a turnover you don’t see the same people twice. Why should we have to cross the water to get medical care? A LOCAL “BLIZZARD” on the front page of the PDN consists of 3 inches of snow with 10 mph winds. But a third page “snowstorm” in the Midwest involves 22 inches of snow with 50 mph winds. EDITOR’S NOTE: Some parts of the lowland North Olympic Peninsula, all served by the PDN, had as much as 14 inches fall Dec. 6, as reported. We’re glad the author of the rant only had 3 inches where he or she was.
A RANT TO the “grandma” or several grandmas who posted a rant last week to drug dealers. You really think they’re going to spend their newly earned money on a newspaper? Ha! Maybe they’re selling because they can’t find a job anywhere else. Thanks to you old ladies who won’t hurry up and retire. RANTS TO VANDALS who have spraypainted graffiti on the Safeway store and Goodwill store in downtown Sequim and the old farm building near U.S. Highway 101 and Sindars and Lofgren roads in east Sequim. Also rants to Sequim for not having an anti-graffiti program to clean up graffiti as soon as it’s reported. A HUGE RANT for invited guests who do not reply to an RSVP invitation. Do you not know what RSVP means, or are you just too lazy to reply? See if you get invited to anymore of my parties, you creeps. FLIP OR FLOP? Hey, city of Port Angeles. where’s the Sports [tennis court] Bubble? Or is it like the Metrodome, another flop? WHY DO RESTAURANT waiters or waitresses ask you if you want your change back? This seems very rude. They should just bring it back. Other stores don’t ask this question. A RANT FROM one of Santa’s elves at the Sequim Community Aid Toys Giveaway to the person who took the toys being held for “Rachel.” Although she was able to choose other items, you took something that didn’t belong to you and that you had no right to. You know who you are. So does Santa. (CLIP AND SAVE) To participate, call our Rants & Raves hotline at 360-417-3506 (works 24 hours a day), e-mail us at letters@ peninsuladailynews.com or drop us a postcard, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Keep comments brief — 50 words or less. And, please, no libel, no responses to letters to the editor or news stories; no personal attacks on individuals or on businesses identified by name; no thank you notes to your favorite restaurant, dry-cleaner, grandchild (we simply don’t have enough room for those); no inaccurate information or unverified rumors; no calls for boycotts; no political endorsements; no charity fund appeals; no commercial pitches. Also, only one rant or rave per writer. Don’t forget to tell us where things happen — Port Angeles, Chimacum, Sequim, etc.
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A rendering of a proposed county road going underneath U.S. Highway 101 near Deer Park Cinemas and C’est Si Bon restaurant east of Port Angeles.
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Phyllis Berry, 94, shows off her stuffed koala while sitting on the lap of Santa Claus, portrayed by Bill Barrett, at Park View Villas assisted living complex in Port Angeles on Saturday. Santa made an appearance at the center for photos with pets, but the jolly old elf decided that Berry’s koala also qualified.
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Flames engulf a Sixth Street home in Clallam Bay on Saturday evening.
Fire destroys mobile home in Clallam Bay By Donna Barr
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CLALLAM BAY — Fire gutted a mobile home on Sixth Street on Saturday evening in flames that a neighbor said soared about 60 feet high. Kathy Hubbard, who was in the house when the fire began a little after 5 p.m., was apparently not injured, said Patrice Porter, emergency medical technician, but was sent to Forks Community Hospital to be checked. Fire Chief Trish Hudson
could not be reached Saturday night for more information about the fire, including the possible cause and a damage estimate. By the time the fire department arrived, flames were pouring from the house, said Aaron Burdette, a neighbor. Two Douglas fir trees near the back of the house were on fire, he said. “It was engulfed,” said Burdette, referring to the taller tree, which he estimated was 50 feet tall. “The flames were shoot-
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ing up about 10 feet above that.” The fire department quickly doused the tree fires, he said. The house was behind the Clallam Bay Library, which is at 6990 state Highway 112. Separating it from the public structure was a thicket of bushes and vines that had been soaked by a daylong rain. ________
PORT ANGELES — If you’ve ever been annoyed by the wait to cross U.S. Highway 101 at Deer Park Road, Clallam County is working on a project to ease your pain. By the end of 2012, the county will open an underpass near Deep Park Cinemas that will provide a safe and hassle-free crossing for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Federal, state and local funding for the $6 million to $8 million project has already been secured. “We’re just about ready to move into the right-ofway acquisition phase,” said Rich James, Clallam County transportation program manager. County officials said the underpass is needed because the crossings at Deer Park Road and Buchanan Drive are dangerous. Both will become rightturn-only roads onto the highway. “There is a huge pattern of accidents at Deer Park Road,” James said. “It’s almost equally as bad at Buchanan.” Drivers heading to Port Angeles from the theater or Wilder Auto will follow a
new county road that goes under the existing highway near C’est Si Bon restaurant. After looping past the scenic overlook, motorists will merge with westbound traffic on a new acceleration lane at Buchanan Drive. The county is awaiting final approval from the state Department of Transportation before it can contract the preliminary engineering. James said that approval may come by year’s end. “During the same time frame, between now and July, we’ll be designing it,” James said. The county first considered building an overpass at the site, which is just east of the Morse Creek S-curve near Port Angles, but opted for the underpass in the summer of 2009. A right-of-way conflict changed an earlier alignment that would have put the crossing farther to the east. The conflict slowed progress on the project somewhat, but the beginning of construction remains scheduled for late 2011. “I’m not giving up on 2011 yet,” James said of the groundbreaking.
Much of the work can be accomplished outside of the construction season, James added. The state highway will be shifted to either side as the underpass is being built. Crews will take advantage of the already-paved scenic overlook on the north side of Highway 101. “We’re going to likely be routing traffic,” James said. “We’d like to build half to two-thirds of the structure while traffic is out of the way.” The 50-foot-wide road bed will include a 10-footwide sidewalk that connects to the Olympic Discovery Trail. In August 2009, Transportation agreed to transfer nearly $3.8 million in federal and state funds to complete the project. The largest chunks are $2.8 million allocated from a federal transportation program and $2 million from Clallam County real estate excise taxes. Included in the project are improvements to the scenic overlook.
________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.
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Washington quarterback Jake Locker has had a couple of weeks to heal a broken rib that kept him out of one game this season.
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DALLAS — Remember those giant killers from Gonzaga? They finally have Also . . . another big victory ■ Dawgs after several missed cruise past chances already this USF for season. 80-52 The Bulldogs, victory/B4 who earned a reputation for themselves with big upsets, got a go-ahead 3-pointer from Kelly Olynyk with 1:46 remaining Saturday and handed ninth-ranked Baylor its first
loss of the season, 68-64 in a game played only about 100 miles from the Bears’ campus. “When I saw that I was like ’Woohoo!’ That was a great feeling. It took the weight off our shoulders and you knew the game was ours,” said Robert Sacre, who led Gonzaga with 17 points. “We’ve been here so many times, we just haven’t been able to pull it out. We knew what we needed to do was keep grinding and keep sawing wood to get the win.” Turn
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Baylor’s Anthony Jones (41) walks toward the team bench as Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre (00) and Kelly Olynyk (13) celebrate their 68-64 upset of Baylor on Saturday in Dallas.
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By Gregg Bell University
SEATTLE — The Huskies are back. And so is Jake Locker — back to full health. “Feeling great. Feeling awesome,” Washington’s senior quarterback said of his previously broken rib, after Next game he smoothly led the offense Dec. 30 through practice vs. Nebraska Thursday night. at Holiday Bowl It was the Time: 7 p.m. team’s first work On TV: ESPN on the field for Dec. 30’s Holiday Bowl since a three-day break for final exams. And it was the most extensive work for Locker and his fellow starters since the Apple Cup victory at Washington State on Dec. 4. “I feel normal,” Locker said. “Yeah, like I always had before.” That would be before his rib was broken Oct. 30 against Stanford. Doctors have estimated broken ribs generally take at least six weeks to heal. And though Also . . . Locker started three ■ EWU of the four games for advances to the Huskies (6-6) title game since the fracture, after topping the injury now hapNova/B4 pened six week ago. And he still has two more weeks before the Huskies’ rematch with Nebraska (10-3). “He looks as quick and as explosive as I have seen him look in quite some time,” Washington coach Steve Sarkisian said. “His suddenness in the pocket and out of the pocket, his ability to play on the move, is as good as we’ve seen in months.” Locker’s apparent return to full health wasn’t the only pre-Holiday Bowl cheer for the Huskies on Thursday.
Healing Dawgs Starting defensive end Talia Crichton was back practicing two months to the day since he last played, before arthroscopic knee surgery. Left tackle Senio Kelemete was also back, seemingly fully recovered from the sprained ankle he got at Cal on Nov. 27. That freak injury came when center Drew Schaefer tripped over Kelemete’s ankle and sprained it in while rushing to join the celebration of Chris Polk’s winning touchdown run on the final play. Kelemete played in the Apple Cup the following week despite hardly practicing, then helped open the holes through which Polk ran for 284 yards — the second-best rushing day in UW history and best in 60 years. So having him ready for the rematch of September’s blowout loss to the Cornhuskers is a good thing for the Huskies. “I thought we looked fresh, looked like we had fresh legs running around. And that was the most important thing,” Sarkisian said. The helmets-and-shorts practice resembled a normal Monday during the regular season. Sarkisian planned to begin the “meat and potatoes” of game-plan preparation for Nebraska on Friday. The Huskies also practiced Saturday and will meet again Sunday and Monday before taking Tuesday and Wednesday off. They fly to San Diego on Dec. 23. Turn
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Port Angeles’ Ian Ward leaps up for the shot in front of the Klahowya defense in the second quarter of Friday night’s Olympic League game at Port Angeles High School.
Riders run wild PA boys put up 84 in dominant home win Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles boys basketball team had it all going Friday night. Putting up perhaps the most complete performance of the Wes Armstrong era thus far, the Roughriders dropped visiting Klahowya 84-49 for their fifth straight victory.
Port Angeles dished out 21 assists on the night and shot 26 of 33 from the free throw line on the way to their highest point total in more than five years. Twelve of 13 Riders in uniform scored — led by Colin Wheeler’s game-high 18 — as they topped 80 points for the first time since January 2007.
Prep Basketball “Guys are now starting to believe, and they understand the guys behind them are just as good as them,” said Armstrong, now in his second year as Rider head coach. “So they are always fighting for playing time. “The difference in the game [Friday night] was our bench. Our depth wore them down. “Those guys came in and we didn’t even skip a beat.” Turn
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TACOMA — The Sequim wrestling team edged out Steilacoom to claim the Cardinal Classic at Franklin Pierce High School on Saturday.
A total of 12 Sequim wrestlers placed at the nine-team event, with the Wolves amassing 177 points to finish just ahead of the Sentinels (175). “It was a great team effort,” Sequim coach Len
Prep Wrestling Borchers said. “Everyone contributed and placed.” Dakota Hinton was the lone champion for Sequim, with five other Wolves wrestlers reaching the finals in their division. Turn
RENTON — Lawyer Milloy isn’t bitter about his time in Atlanta coming to an end. The Falcons had a new coach, a rookie quarterback and were looking to get Next Game younger, and Milloy was 35 Today and coming vs. Falcons off a subpar at Qwest Field year with an Time: 1:05 p.m. expiring con- On TV: Ch. 13 tract. Yet the four-time Pro Bowler gave everything he had in 2008, even playing with a broken back in the playoffs. “Transverse fracture I found out afterward,” Milloy said of the injury. “Before the season I knew they wanted to try to get younger. Period, point blank, I gave that city my all. “There’s nothing that nobody can say about that.” M i l l o y helped turn around a team that finished 4-12 in 2007, Milloy while dealing with Michael Vick’s dogfighting allegations and Bobby Petrino’s resignation as head coach. The FalAlso . . . cons went a ■ Editor surprising Brad LaBrie 11-5 the folranks NFL’s lowing year best and and made the worst/B4 playoffs, and Milloy was a part of it. “He was one of those mentors in our first year and really was a big contributor in terms of spreading the message,” Falcons coach Mike Smith said. “I believe that you’ve got to have players that can be the messengers for your coaching staff. “You can’t always be hearing it from the coaches. He did a great job with that.” Milloy’s contract was up and the Falcons didn’t bring him back, and the safety was left without a job until the first week of the 2009 season, when he was signed by the hometown Seahawks. He played in a reserve role for most of last season, and when Pete Carroll — Milloy’s former coach in New England — signed on to lead the Seahawks, a re-energized Milloy signed on for another season and earned a starting job. “He has a tremendous mindset and mentality about competing and battling and fighting and work ethic and all of the things that go along,” Carroll said of the former Lincoln High School (Tacoma) and UW standout. “He needs everything — he’s such a rare guy — he needs all of those things to come together to play this long. “He wants to practice. He wants to play. He doesn’t want to come out,” Carroll added. “He contributed on special teams when we called on him to. He’s an amazing, amazing guy.” Turn
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Bowling LAUREL LANES 7 Cedars Men’s high game: James Paulsen, 269; men’s high series: James Paulsen, 716. Women’s high game: Cindy Almond, 186; women’s high series: Cindy Almond, 472. Leading teams: Bowling Blind and Certified Hearing are tied. Pee Wee Kids League Boys’ high game: Body Sanderson, 89. Girls’ high game: Abby Johnson, 86. Bantam Kids League Boys’ high game: Code Flanagan, 125; boys’ high series: Code Flanagan, 281. Junior Kids League Boys’ high game: Nathan Dewey, 178; boys’ high series: Nathan Dewey and Justin VanWinkle tied at 440. Mix-N-Match Men’s high game: George Peabody, 267; men’s high series: George Peabody, 693. Women’s high game: Linda Chansky, 195; women’s high series: Linda Chansky, 542. Leading team: Club Seven. SEQUIM OLYMPIC LANES Sunlanders Men’s high game: Ray DeJong and Ed Jones tied at 190; men’s high series: Norm Bernahl, 518. Women’s high game: Kathleen DeJong, 175; women’s high series: Kathleen DeJong, 474. Leading team: Alley Oops. Wall Street Journal Men’s high game: George Kennedy, 201; men’s high series: George Kennedy, 518. Women’s high game: Joan Wright, 180; women’s high series: Joan Wright, 503. First Federal Snipers Men’s high game: Pat Flanigan, 190; men’s high series: Jim Getchman, 524. Women’s high game: Jean Henderson, 168; women’s high series: Jean Henderson and Chris Getchman tied at 433. Les Schwab Mixed Men’s high game: Jesse Kessler, 189; men’s high series: Jesse Kessler, 500. Women’s high game: Rose Jaeger, 180; women’s high series: Rose Jaeger, 508. Leading team: Lug Nuts. 9 Pin No Tap Men’s high game: George Kennedy, 278; men’s high series: Michael Elkhart, 582. Women’s high game: Linda Chansky, 264; women’s high series: Ginny Bowling, 615.
Golf PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Dec. 16 Men’s Club Sub Par One Hole Each Nine Gross: Mike DuPuis, 69; Kevin Russell, 72. Net: Jay Bruch, 64; Leroy Chase, 64; Gene Middleton, 66; Tom Hainstock, 67; Brian Duncan, 67. Team Event Gross: Mike DuPuis and Kevin Russell, 68; Gary Thorne and Kevin Russell, 70. Net: Gene Middleton and Ray Dooley, 62; Harry Thompson and Leroy Chase, 62; Win Miller and Craig Jacobs, 63; Jay Bruch and Jim Bourget, 64; Bernie Anselmo and Ray Dooley, 64; Gene Middleton and Bernie Anselmo, 64; Jeff Colvin and Craig Jacobs, 64; Tom Hainstock and Terry McCartney, 64.
Raindeer Fun Run Dec. 18 Men’s 5 K 1. Alex Barry (13 under) 18.41; 2. Ton Dalgardno (14-18) 19.07; 3. Mark Craig (40-49) 21.48; 4. Jordan Shepherd (14-18) 22.29; 5. Tom St. Amand (50-59) 22.35; 6. Steve Kallmyer (60-69) 23.48; 7. Jorge Irvine (3039) 25.26; 8. Rob Mason (30-39) 25.66; 9. Eric Crecelius (60-69) 25.58; 10. Darrel Reetz (50-59) 28.13; 11. Rory McDonald (30-39) 29.11; 12. Dylan Weeks (13 under) 31.12; 13. Jon Wendt (60-69) 30.32; 14. Terry Reichardt (70 plus) 30.36; 15. Troy Free (30-39); 16. Dean Kolden (40-49) 30.45; 17. Roger Brown (70 plus) 31.38; 18. Harold Norlund (50-59) 32.53; Walker, 36.54; 20. Roger Sanders (3039) 38.45. Men’s 10 K 1. Don Young (40-49) 38.28; 2. Tim VanRiper (50-59) 41.54; 3. Robert DeCou (19-29) 42.04; 4. Paul Hampton (30-39) 42.09; 5. Michael Judges (30-39) 42.34; 6. M. 43.12; 7. Stuart Marcy (40-49) 44.12; 8. Jimmy McDougall (19-29) 44.41; 9. Jock Craig (19-29) 44.41; 10. Arjin Combs (30-39) 44.55; 11. Drew Mulder (14-18) 47.18; 12. Brian Gunderson (3039) 44.55; 13. Pete Sekac (50-59) 50.55; 14. Nick Bailey (60-69) 52.35; 15. Bill Hobbs (5059) 54.15; 16. Shawn Sinskie (40-49) 55.26; 17. Elijah Baccus (13 under) 56.07; 18. Corey Delikat (30-39) 56.54; 19. Ron Gottschalk (4049) 57.33; 20. Jacob Morrison (30-39) 58.28; 21. William Holt (60-69) 1.01.05 22. David Hasenphlug (50-59) 1.01.53; 23. Devin Maggard (14-18) 1.02.05; 24. Mitchell Hobbs (13 under) 1.03.46; 25. Blake Hobbs (13 under) 1.04.22; 26. Philip Milliman (50-59) 1.04.50; 27. Charles Milloiman (70 plus) 1.05.50; 28. Steve Torgesen (60-69) 1.22.08. Ladies 5 K 1. Stephanie Marcy (19-29) 18.22; 2. Laura Gould (30-39) 21.19; 3. Barbara Maxwell (4049) 22.24; 4. Amanda Lovelady (30-39) 25.25; 5. Cassie Beaudry (19-29) 25.41; 6. Tess Cronauer (19-29) 26.06; 7. Amy Hornack (3039) 26.58; 8. Elisa Kilmer (13 under) 27.32; 10. Pam Bergstrom (19-29) 28.47; 11. Sandi Parker (40-49) 29.06; 12. Jen Halberg (30-39) 29.28; 13. Tiare Bailey (50-59) 30.06; 15. Madison Smith (13 under) 30.40; 16. Karmen Purcell (60-69) 31.30; 17. Sarah Cronauer (50-59) 31.19; 18. Rachael McKinney (19-29) 32.00; 19. Vanessa Estes (19-29) 32.55; 20. Bobbi Reaves ( 50-59) 33.38; 21. Carla Morton (30-39) 33.46; 22. Nicole Lagrange (1929) 35.37; 23. Angela Craig (4049) 37.12; 24. Nancy Vivolo (50-59) 38.10; 25. Sherry Hpson (50-59) 38.12; 26. Mitzi Keehne (30-39) 38.30; 27. Rose Sanders (30-39) 38.30; 28. Bobbi Kilmer (40-49) 38.46; 29. Elizabeth Brown (14-18) 38.47; 30. Cathy Reetz (40-49) 39.05; 31. Katelyn Apple (19-29) 39.06; 32. Mary Jane Apple (60-69) 39.06; 33. Susan Norlund (50-59) 41.29.
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BYU quarterback Jake Heaps looks to pass during the first quarter of the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M. The Cougars beat UTEP 52-24. The Skyline (Sammamish) graduate threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns. Ladies 10 K 1. Emma Judges (30-39) 45.00; 2. Lindsay Fox (30-39) 48.16; 3. Ione Marcy (40-49) 48.16; 4. Kimberly Neubould (19-29) 48.34; 5. Rashell Hermann (30-39) 49.44; 6. Becky Gunderson (30-39) 51.25; 7. Alecia Smith (3039) 54.26; 8. Chelsey McHone (19-29) 54.56; 9. Lenka Bindzar (30-39) 55.53; 10. Lindsay Johnson (19-29) 57.09; 11. Megan Berger (5059) 58.44; 12. Tina Moody (30-39) 1.00.09; 13. Chelsea Hasenphlug (19-29) 1.00.09; 14. Tia Skerbeck (19-29) 1.01.00; 15. Sarah Steffen (30-39) 1.01.50; 16. Sherry Wright (30-39) 1.02.44; 17. Lucy Hanley (30-39) 1.02.49; 18. Kerstin Hampton (30-39) 1.03.48; 19. Dannie Moore (30-39) 1.04.09; 20. Kayc Hobbs (5059) 1.04.26; 21. Beth Young (40-49) 1.05.21; 22. Janessa Hurd (30-39) 1.05.59; 23. Abbi Gates (30-39) 1.06.44.
Prep Sports Basketball Friday’s Scores BOYS Anacortes 77, Meridian 73 Arlington 76, Snohomish 34 Bellevue 72, Interlake 27 Bellevue Christian 54, Overlake School 46 Bellingham 61, Mount Vernon 55 Bethel 63, Emerald Ridge 43 Black Hills 55, W. F. West 45 Burlington-Edison 76, Nooksack Valley 47 Camas 79, Fort Vancouver 49 Capital 53, Enumclaw 42 Cascade (Everett) 71, Edmonds-Woodway 66 Cedarcrest 53, Archbishop Murphy 50 Chiawana 85, Moses Lake 63 Christian Heritage School 55, N. Idaho Christian, Idaho 52 Clarkston 53, Lake City, Idaho 47 Clover Park 65, Eatonville 35 Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 58, Bainbridge 57 Colton 61, Touchet 56 Columbia (Burbank) 54, Kiona-Benton 45 Darrington 70, Concrete 63 Decatur 79, Foss 72 Eastlake 78, Issaquah 73 Everett 56, Oak Harbor 48 Evergreen (Vancouver) 91, Union 82, OT Federal Way 76, Graham-Kapowsin 39 Ferris 67, Lewis and Clark 49 Fife 62, Washington 28 Foster 63, Evergreen (Seattle) 43 Franklin Pierce 60, Sumner 51 Freeman 84, Deer Park 77 Garfield 86, Bothell 67 Garfield-Palouse 54, St. John-Endicott 45 Gig Harbor 49, Shelton 29 Glacier Peak 59, Mountlake Terrace 46 Gonzaga Prep 51, North Central 50 Granger 70, LaSalle 37 Hanford 68, Eastmont 55 Hazen 75, Highline 45 Highland 63, Cle Elum/Roslyn 38 Hudson’s Bay 73, Skyview 55 Inglemoor 55, Roosevelt 46 Kamiakin 56, West Valley (Yakima) 38 Kelso 74, Mountain View 65 Kennedy 63, Renton 50 Kent Meridian 55, Tahoma 52 Kentlake 62, Kentridge 57 Kentwood 63, Mt. Rainier 62 King’s 54, Coupeville 48 King’s Way Christian School 66, Woodland 62 LaConner 56, Shoreline Christian 43 LaCrosse/Washtucna 60, Pomeroy 54 Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 52, Colfax 46 Liberty (Spangle) 54, Kettle Falls 15 Lindbergh 58, Tyee 54 Lopez 50, Lummi 49 Lyle-Klickitat-Wishram 38, South Wasco County, Ore. 37 Lynden Christian 58, Squalicum 56 Mabton 70, River View 66, OT Mariner 58, Kamiak 52 Mead 53, Central Valley 48 Meadowdale 62, Lynnwood 43 Medical Lake 58, Colville 54 Mercer Island 72, Liberty (Renton) 42 Monroe 58, Lake Stevens 56 Morton/White Pass 62, Pe Ell 61, OT Mossyrock 67, Winlock 59 Mount Tahoma 81, Central Kitsap 62 Mt. Rainier Lutheran 59, Eastside Prep 40
Muckleshoot Tribal School 60, Christian Faith 56 Napavine 54, Toutle Lake 38 Naselle 66, Ocosta 48 Newport (Bellevue) 57, Skyline 52 North Thurston 76, Aberdeen 52 Northport 73, Republic 60 Northwest Christian (Colbert) 73, Davenport 31 Odessa-Harrington 65, Columbia (Hunters) 43 Olympia 69, Bellarmine Prep 54 Pasco 49, Kennewick 48 Pateros 52, Waterville 23 Port Angeles 84, Klahowya 49 Prairie 58, Columbia River 52 Priest River, Idaho 70, Riverside 45 Prosser 62, Ephrata 47 Puyallup 84, Curtis 71 Quincy 55, Toppenish 45 Reardan 68, Mary Walker 67 Rogers (Puyallup) 70, Todd Beamer 58 Rosalia 85, Tekoa-Oakesdale 57 Seattle Academy 44, Northwest School 26 South Bend 79, Taholah 61 Southridge 56, Sunnyside 54, OT St. George’s 60, Lind-Ritzville 56 Stadium 67, South Kitsap 57 Stanwood 61, Marysville-Pilchuck 58, OT Sunnyside Christian 70, Liberty Christian 38 Tonasket 70, Bridgeport 35 Tri-Cities Prep 44, DeSales 42, OT Trout Lake 49, Arlington 35 Tulalip Heritage 64, Grace Academy 37 Tumwater 66, Centralia 46 Lake Roosevelt Tournament First Round Lake Roosevelt 72, Omak 41 Wellpinit 81, Soap Lake 43 Seaside Tournament South Whidbey 65, Seaside, Ore. 55 South Whidbey 58, Madras, Ore. 55 GIRLS Archbishop Murphy 53, Cedarcrest 26 Auburn Riverside 72, Thomas Jefferson 31 Battle Ground 54, Heritage 45 Bear Creek School 43, Crosspoint Academy 28 Bellarmine Prep 62, Olympia 45 Bellevue 58, Interlake 26 Bellevue Christian 74, Overlake School 7 Bush 45, University Prep 40 Camas 51, Fort Vancouver 42 Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 70, Forest Ridge 8 Cle Elum/Roslyn 62, Highland 39 Colton 63, Touchet 5 Columbia (Hunters) 60, Odessa-Harrington 34 Colville 56, Medical Lake 28 Connell 57, Wahluke 10 Darrington 64, Concrete 21 DeSales 54, Tri-Cities Prep 30 Eastmont 55, Hanford 42 Eatonville 75, Clover Park 54 Edmonds-Woodway 64, Cascade (Everett) 26 Emerald Ridge 72, Bethel 38 Everett 68, Oak Harbor 55 Evergreen (Vancouver) 57, Union 33 Federal Way 65, Graham-Kapowsin 5 Ferndale 52, Lynden 46 Fife 43, Washington 34 Foster 80, Evergreen (Seattle) 42 Freeman 51, Deer Park 31 Gig Harbor 58, Shelton 26 Glacier Peak 63, Mountlake Terrace 38 Gonzaga Prep 49, North Central 47 Hazen 60, Highline 40 Inglemoor 57, Roosevelt 42 Kamiak 67, Mariner 25 Kamiakin 58, West Valley (Yakima) 38 Kennedy 54, Renton 24 Kennewick 48, Pasco 32 Kentlake 41, Kentridge 39 Kentwood 58, Mt. Rainier 54 Kettle Falls 52, Liberty (Spangle) 26 King’s 51, Coupeville 8 King’s Way Christian School 45, Chief Leschi 30 Kiona-Benton 53, Columbia (Burbank) 45 Lake City, Idaho 64, Clarkston 55 Lake Stevens 63, Monroe 59 Lake Washington 57, Redmond 41 Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 48, Colfax 40 LaSalle 54, Granger 47 Lewis and Clark 79, Ferris 42 Lind-Ritzville 44, St. George’s 20 Lynnwood 62, Meadowdale 58
Mabton 43, River View 28 Marysville-Pilchuck 53, Stanwood 50 Mead 54, Central Valley 48 Moses Lake 61, Chiawana 60 Mount Baker 47, Blaine 35 Mount Tahoma 85, Central Kitsap 72 N. Idaho Christian, Idaho 47, Christian Heritage School 36 Naches Valley 51, Riverside Christian 30 Naselle 43, Ocosta 16 North Beach 51, Raymond 41 Northwest Christian (Colbert) 33, Davenport 31 Northwest Christian (Lacey) 51, South Bend 49 Northwest School 50, Seattle Academy 32 Okanogan 46, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 36 Pateros 52, Waterville 15 Prairie 79, Columbia River 22 Priest River, Idaho 42, Riverside 36 Prosser 61, Ephrata 34 Puyallup 38, Curtis 32 Quincy 45, Toppenish 40, OT Reardan 60, Mary Walker 19 Richland 48, Walla Walla 34 Sehome 56, Sedro-Woolley 43 Shorecrest 71, Shorewood 60 Shoreline Christian 36, LaConner JV 32 Snohomish 60, Arlington 39 South Kitsap 53, Stadium 34 South Wasco County, Ore. 42, Lyle-KlickitatWishram 27 Southridge 55, Sunnyside 51 Spanaway Lake 55, Decatur 31 St. John-Endicott 42, Garfield-Palouse 38 Sultan 55, Granite Falls 48 Sumner 74, Franklin Pierce 37 Sunnyside Christian 48, Liberty Christian 39 Tahoma 62, Kent Meridian 44 Timberline 57, River Ridge 44 Todd Beamer 61, Rogers (Puyallup) 52 Tonasket 55, Bridgeport 36 Trout Lake-Glenwood 49, Arlington, Ore. 35 University 69, Rogers (Spokane) 34 Vashon Island 52, Life Christian Academy 34 Washougal 49, R.A. Long 38 White River 57, Steilacoom 47 Woodinville 49, Ballard 30 Woodland 61, Hockinson 37 Zillah 72, Goldendale 38 Seaside Tournament Astoria, Ore. 52, South Whidbey 31 Mark Morris 47, La Pine, Ore. 33
Basketball NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 21 4 .840 — New York 16 12 .571 61⁄2 Philadelphia 11 16 .407 11 Toronto 10 17 .370 12 New Jersey 7 20 .259 15 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 21 8 .724 — Orlando 16 10 .615 31⁄2 Atlanta 17 11 .607 31⁄2 Charlotte 9 17 .346 101⁄2 Washington 6 19 .240 13 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 16 9 .640 — Indiana 12 13 .480 4 Milwaukee 10 15 .400 6 Cleveland 8 19 .296 9 Detroit 8 19 .296 9 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 23 3 .885 — Dallas 21 5 .808 2 New Orleans 16 10 .615 7 Memphis 12 16 .429 12 Houston 11 15 .423 12 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 19 8 .704 — Utah 19 9 .679 1⁄2 Denver 15 10 .600 3 Portland 13 14 .481 6 Minnesota 6 21 .222 13
Today 10 a.m. (2) CBUT Curling, The National Final at Wesbild Centre in Vernon, B.C. 10 a.m. (7) KIRO NFL Football, Kansas City Chiefs at St. Louis Rams. 1 p.m. (10) CITY (13) KCPQ NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks. 1:30 p.m. (25) FSNW Men’s College Basketball, Arizona at North Carolina State. 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 Women’s College Basketball, Stanford at Tennessee. 5:15 p.m. (5) KING NFL Football, Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots. Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 20 7 .741 — Phoenix 12 13 .480 7 Golden State 9 16 .360 10 L.A. Clippers 7 21 .250 131⁄2 Sacramento 5 19 .208 131⁄2 Saturday’s Games Philadelphia 97, Orlando 89 Miami 95, Washington 94 Cleveland 109, New York 102, OT L.A. Clippers 100, Chicago 99 Utah 95, Milwaukee 86 San Antonio 112, Memphis 106, OT Minnesota at Denver, late Golden State at Portland, late Today’s Games Indiana at Boston, 10 a.m. Atlanta at New Jersey, 10 a.m. L.A. Lakers at Toronto, 10 a.m. Houston at Sacramento, 3 p.m. New Orleans at Detroit, 3 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 4 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m.
College Basketball Gonzaga 68, No. 9 Baylor 64 GONZAGA (6-5) Sacre 6-10 5-6 17, Goodson 1-3 4-4 6, Harris 4-10 0-0 8, Monninghoff 1-4 0-0 3, Gray 1-3 0-2 2, Carter 2-5 7-8 13, Arop 1-3 0-0 2, Stockton 0-1 0-0 0, Olynyk 3-5 0-0 7, Hart 0-0 0-0 0, Dower 3-9 4-4 10. Totals 22-53 20-24 68. BAYLOR (7-1) Acy 2-6 7-8 11, P. Jones 8-15 3-6 19, A. Jones 0-4 2-2 2, Walton 3-7 3-3 9, Dunn 4-13 7-8 17, Ellis 0-1 3-4 3, Morgan 1-2 1-2 3, Dennis 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-49 26-33 64. Halftime—Gonzaga 29-27. 3-Point Goals— Gonzaga 4-9 (Carter 2-3, Olynyk 1-1, Monninghoff 1-3, Gray 0-2), Baylor 2-12 (Dunn 2-6, Ellis 0-1, P. Jones 0-1, Walton 0-1, A. Jones 0-3). Fouled Out—Harris, Walton. Rebounds—Gonzaga 33 (Sacre 6), Baylor 33 (P. Jones 8). Assists—Gonzaga 11 (Sacre 3), Baylor 5 (A. Jones 2). Total Fouls—Gonzaga 25, Baylor 24. A—11,077.
Football NFL Standings NATIONAL CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF PA St. Louis 6 7 0 .462 245 268 Seattle 6 7 0 .462 261 329 San Francisco 5 9 0 .357 250 314 Arizona 4 9 0 .308 243 351 East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 9 4 0 .692 374 308 N.Y. Giants 9 4 0 .692 329 250 Washington 5 8 0 .385 238 310 Dallas 4 9 0 .308 321 366 South W L T Pct PF PA Atlanta 11 2 0 .846 335 243 New Orleans 10 3 0 .769 330 240 Tampa Bay 8 5 0 .615 260 267 Carolina 1 12 0 .077 164 338 North W L T Pct PF PA Chicago 9 4 0 .692 253 228 Green Bay 8 5 0 .615 306 189 Minnesota 5 8 0 .385 230 274 Detroit 3 10 0 .231 285 309 AMERICAN CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF PA Kansas City 8 5 0 .615 295 268 San Diego 8 6 0 .571 388 260 Oakland 6 7 0 .462 314 307 Denver 3 10 0 .231 269 376 East W L T Pct PF PA x-New England 11 2 0 .846 415 276 N.Y. Jets 9 4 0 .692 273 242 Miami 7 6 0 .538 225 244 Buffalo 3 10 0 .231 256 339 South W L T Pct PF PA Jacksonville 8 5 0 .615 295 331 Indianapolis 7 6 0 .538 347 318 Houston 5 8 0 .385 316 355 Tennessee 5 8 0 .385 291 265 North W L T Pct PF PA Pittsburgh 10 3 0 .769 290 198 Baltimore 9 4 0 .692 294 229 Cleveland 5 8 0 .385 235 252 Cincinnati 2 11 0 .154 262 345 x-clinched playoff spot Today’s Games Kansas City at St. Louis, 10 a.m. Washington at Dallas, 10 a.m. Houston at Tennessee, 10 a.m. Arizona at Carolina, 10 a.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m. Detroit at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Buffalo at Miami, 10 a.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 10 a.m. New Orleans at Baltimore, 10 a.m. Atlanta at Seattle, 1:05 p.m. Denver at Oakland, 1:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Pittsburgh, 1:15 p.m. Green Bay at New England, 5:20 p.m. Monday’s Game Chicago at Minnesota, 5:30 p.m.
College Basketball Far West
Air Force 63, Ark.-Pine Bluff 52 Cal St.-Fullerton 76, Occidental 48 California 51, Cal Poly 41 Denver 71, N. Colorado 68 George Washington 87, Oregon St. 79 Saint Mary’s, Calif. 82, Long Beach St. 74 UCLA 86, BYU 79
Gonzaga 68, Baylor 64
Oklahoma St. 68, Alabama 60 SMU 70, McMurry 67 Stephen F.Austin 76, Jarvis Christian 45 Texas A&M 71, Arkansas 62, OT Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 81, Houston 78
Akron 77, Bethune-Cookman 66, OT Butler 83, Stanford 50 Creighton 66, Idaho St. 60 Dayton 71, W. Carolina 60
DePaul 81, Loyola of Chicago 74 Detroit 75, Cent. Michigan 49 Evansville 81, Middle Tennessee 79 Ill.-Chicago 57, Illinois 54 Iowa 59, Drake 52 Kansas 70, Southern Cal 68 Marquette 81, Centenary 52 Michigan 69, Oakland, Mich. 51 Michigan St. 90, Prairie View 51 Missouri 116, Cent. Arkansas 63 Missouri St. 81, Saint Louis 65 Nebraska 72, E. Washington 42
Ohio St. 79, South Carolina 57 Purdue 65, Indiana St. 52 Toledo 75, Florida Gulf Coast 63 UMKC 69, North Dakota 61 Valparaiso 63, IPFW 47 W. Michigan 77, S. Dakota St. 74 Wis.-Milwaukee 72, Bowling Green 69 Wright St. 66, Miami (Ohio) 51 Xavier 83, Wake Forest 75
Appalachian St. 71, Robert Morris 66
Austin Peay 78, E. Kentucky 51 Belmont 98, Troy 63 Coastal Carolina 59, East Carolina 58 Florida 57, Kansas St. 44 Furman 60, North Florida 49 Georgia 68, Arkansas St. 59 Georgia St. 76, Florida A&M 67 Georgia Tech 67, Richmond 54 James Madison 66, South Florida 61 Kentucky 85, MVSU 60 Liberty 71, William & Mary 62
Louisiana Tech 62, Texas-Arlington 61 Louisville 78, Gardner-Webb 49 Mississippi 71, ETSU 50 Morgan St. 75, UMBC 62 Murray St. 69, W. Kentucky 60 Presbyterian 62, Auburn 59 Sam Houston St. 74, Fla. International 71 Samford 80, Asbury 67 South Alabama 68, Georgia Southern 58
Texas 78, North Carolina 76 UCF 84, Miami 78 UNC Wilmington 64, Radford 50 Va. Commonwealth 70, Tulane 67 Vanderbilt 85, SE Louisiana 52 Virginia Tech 88, Mississippi St. 57 Wichita St. 70, LSU 69 Wofford 79, High Point 65
Albany, N.Y. 77, Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 57 Binghamton 69, Cornell 68 Drexel 61, St. Francis, Pa. 57
Duquesne 81, IUPUI 54 Georgetown 99, Loyola, Md. 75 Hofstra 71, Manhattan 58 Pittsburgh 97, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Rhode Island 64, New Hampshire 52 Rutgers 79, Monmouth, N.J. 56 St. Bonaventure 112, Ohio 107, 4OT St. Peter’s 60, Fairleigh Dickinson 57 Syracuse 83, Iona 77 Temple 84, N. Illinois 74 Villanova 78, Delaware 59 West Virginia 74, Cleveland St. 63
Peninsula Daily News
Preps Basketball BOYS As of Dec. 18 Olympic League Standings League Overall Kingston 5-0 6-1 Sequim 5-1 8-1 Port Angeles 5-1 6-1 Olympic 3-2 4-3 Bremerton(3A) 2-3 3-4 Klahowya 2-3 3-4 North Mason 1-4 2-5 Port Town. (1A) 1-5 1-6 North Kitsap 0-5 0-7 Wednesday’s Games Sequim 58, Klahowya 54 Kingston 45, Port Townsend 42 Port Angeles 66, Bremerton 64 Olympic 60, North Mason 58 Friday’s Games Sequim 57, North Kitsap 45 Olympic 62, Port Townsend 55 Port Angeles 84, Klahowya 49 Kingston 62, Bremerton 48 Saturday’s Games Olympic 63, Peninsula 52 1A Nisqually League Standings League Overall Seattle Christian 2-0 5-1 Cas. Christian 2-0 3-1 Life Christian 1-1 5-1 Chimacum 1-1 3-2 Vashon Island 1-1 3-2 Charles Wright 0-2 3-5 Orting 0-2 1-4 Tuesday’s Games Cascade Christian 85, Chimacum 27 Life Christian 83, Orting 41 Seattle Christian 55, Charles Wright 41 Vashon Island 80, Auburn Adventist 53 Friday’s Games Chimacum 56, Ch. Wright 55 (OT) Vashon Island 61, Life Christian 59 Seattle Christian 51, Cedar Park Christian 43 Cascade Christian 87, Orting 51 Saturday’s Games Chelan at Life Christian, LATE Southwest Washington League Evergreen Division League Overall Hoquiam 2-0 5-1 Onalaska 1-0 4-0 Rainier 1-0 3-0 Montesano 1-0 3-1 Forks 1-1 2-3 Elma 0-1 1-4 Tenino 0-2 2-3 Rochester 0-2 1-5 Tuesday’s Games Rainier 49, Forks 29 Onalaska 71, Tenino 63 Hoquiam 78, Rochester 48 Montesano 51, Elma 41 Thursday’s Games Central Linn 67, Elma 49 Friday’s Games Hoquiam 78, Tenino 46 Forks 62, Rochester 36 Elma 56, Taft 50 Saturday’s Games Wishkah at Tenino Onalaska at Montesano Elma vs. Astoria North Olympic League League Overall Neah Bay 0-0 4-0 Clallam Bay 0-0 5-1 Crescent 0-0 1-5 Saturday’s Game Taholah at Clallam Bay, NOT REPORTED GIRLS As of Dec. 18 Olympic League Standings League Overall Port Angeles 6-0 6-0 Sequim 5-1 7-1 Kingston 4-1 5-2 Port Town. (1A) 3-3 3-4 North Kitsap 2-3 3-3 Bremerton(3A) 2-3 3-5 Olympic 2-3 3-5 Klahowya 0-5 1-6 North Mason 0-5 0-6 Wednesday’s Games Sequim 55, Klahowya 44 Kingston 53, Port Townsend 30 Port Angeles 69, Bremerton 43 Olympic 33, North Mason 31 Friday’s Games Sequim 50, North Kitsap 48 Port Townsend 55, Olympic 54 Port Angeles 69, Klahowya 37 Kingston 57, Bremerton 35 Saturday’s Games Olympic 53, Peninsula 45 1A Nisqually League Standings League Overall Seattle Christian 2-0 4-1 Cas. Christian 2-0 4-1 Vashon Island 1-1 3-1 Orting 1-1 1-4 Chimacum 1-1 1-5 Life Christian 0-2 1-4 Charles Wright 0-2 4-3 Tuesday’s Games Cascade Christian 58, Chimacum 21 Seattle Christian 54, Charles Wright 20 Orting 52, Life Christian 40 Vashon Island 43, Auburn Adventist 24 Friday’s Games Chimacum 30, Charles Wright 26 Vashon Island 52, Life Christian 34 Cascade Christian 72, Orting 29 Saturday’s Games Chelan at Life Christian, LATE Seattle Christian at Tahoma, LATE Southwest Washington League Evergreen Division League Overall Onalaska 2-0 5-0 Hoquiam 2-0 2-4 Rainier 1-0 3-2 Elma 1-0 3-2 Forks 1-1 2-3 Montesano 0-2 1-4 Rochester 0-2 1-4 Tenino 0-2 0-4 Tuesday’s Games Rainier 60, Forks 20 Elma 47, Montesano 41 Hoquiam 63, Rochester 34 Onalaska 42, Tenino 28 Thursday’s Games Madras 74, Elma 35 Friday’s Games Forks 61, Rochester 33 Hoquiam 49, Tenino 45 Onalaska 63, Montesano 37 Elma 70, Taft 29 Saturday’s Games Elma vs. Astoria, LATE North Olympic League League Overall Neah Bay 0-0 3-0 Clallam Bay 0-0 5-3 Crescent 0-0 0-4 Saturday’s Game Taholah 41, Clallam Bay 38
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Preps: PA wins Continued from B1 With the win, the Riders (5-1 in Olympic League, 6-1 overall) are off to their best start since the 2006-07 team started its year 7-0. That team, coached by since-departed Erik Lathen, is also the last Rider boys squad to visit state in the past 13 years. “These guys aren’t going to go down without a fight, and that’s a great thing to have to be successful,” Armstrong said. “The guys are really starting to trust in each other, and there’s not a sense of panic [when another team makes a run]. “That was something we were concerned with coming in, was how to close out and how to finish games. “This year we’re doing a good job of starting the runs on our own.” It was the Riders’ second unit that sparked a gamechanging second quarter surge Friday night. Led by Tanner Phair, and Keenen Walker, the Riders hounded Klahowya into numerous turnovers with their full-court press. That resulted in a 28-7 Port Angeles frame that all but put the game away as the Riders went into halftime up 41-19. “Both [Keenen] and Tanner did a great job of pressuring the wings,” Armstrong said. “We were causing traps in the corners and other guys were able to jump the passes in the passing lanes.” Starter Ian Ward did a little bit of everything for the Riders with nine points, eight rebounds, five blocks and three steals. Walker finished the game with six assists and four steals, while Phair dropped in 11 points. Fellow sub Casey Smith also added 16 points off the bench. “We’re playing very unselfishly,” Armstrong said. Port Angeles visits North Kitsap for its next Olympic League game Tuesday. That will be followed by a nonleague contest at Class 2A Tyee of the Seamount League on Wednesday.
Jason Brocklesby scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Wolves keep pace with Port Angeles (5-1) and Kingston (5-0) atop the league standings. Gabe Carter came close to a double-double as well, scoring 16 and snagging nine rebounds. Sequim 57, North Kitsap 45 North Kitsap Sequim
6 10 10 19 — 45 15 18 11 13 — 57 Individual Scoring North Kitsap (45) Nguyen 6, unavailable 2, Ford 2, Mitchell 2, DeGuzman 10, Urquhart 4, Waller 2, Reitman 17. Sequim (57) Hill 8, Meier 1, Carter 16, Brocklesby 18, Guan 3, Camporini 8, Eekhoff 2.
Olympic 62, Port Townsend 55 SILVERDALE — Jacob DeBerry’s game-high 21 points weren’t enough to save the Redskins from a third straight Olympic League loss Friday night. Quintin Phillips scored 20 points and had five steals as the Trojans took advantage of several Redskin (1-5, 1-6) turnovers. Olympic 62, Port Townsend 55 Port Townsend 9 11 20 15 — 55 Olympic 8 13 23 18 — 62 Individual Scoring Port Townsend (55) Rubio 2, Thielk 5, Solvik 11, Ristick 12, Juran 4, DeBerry 21. Olympic (62) Campbell 1, Encomienda 7, Gallagher 13, Otis 5, Calanda 3, Phillips 20, Sullivan 9, Fullilove 4.
Chimacum 56, Charles Wr. 55 OT CHIMACUM — Colin MacLeod missed two free throws for the Terriers with no time left in overtime as the Cowboys (1-1, 3-2) held on for the 1A Nisqually League win Friday night. Landon Cray led Chimacum with 23 points, while Dylan Brown-Bishop had 17. Chimacum 56, Charles Wright 55 Charles Wright 13 7 17 14 4 — 55 Chimacum 12 16 11 12 5 — 56 Individual Scoring Charles Wright Academy (55) MacLeod 21, Dale 7, Fuller 7, Peterson 7, Agnew 6, Dietz 3. Chimacum (56) Cray 23, Brown-Bishop 17, Eldridge 7, Manix 4, Riggle 3, Dukek 2.
Forks 62, Rochester 36
FORKS — The Warriors were no match for the Spartans without their top two Port Angeles 84, Klahowya 49 scorers in Friday night’s Klahowya 12 7 17 13 — 49 Port Angeles 13 28 19 24 — 84 SWL Evergreen Division Individual Scoring game. Klahowya (49) “They played tough but Sheets 4, Schureman 2, Smith 1, Davis 18, Hartford 2, Rose 13, Campos 4, Flowers 5. we came out and had a great Port Angeles (84) second quarter,” Forks coach Porter 5, Phair 11, Morgan 6, Braithwaite 2, Walker 4, Antioquia 2, Ward 9, Wheeler 18, McCartney 4, Scott Justus said. “Our bench Burke 1, Smith 16, Elliott 6. did some good things defensively as well.” Sequim 57, Braden Decker led the Spartans with 16 points, North Kitsap 45 while Frank Noles had a SEQUIM — The Wolves double-double with 15 points (5-1, 8-1) finished a grueling and 12 rebounds. four-game week with their seventh straight win Friday Quilcene 47, night. Tacoma Baptist 24 Playing without starting TACOMA — The Rangpoint guard Corbin Webb for the second game in a row, ers shot out to a 28-point the Wolves raced out to a halftime lead and cruised to 33-16 halftime lead and an easy victory against the Crusaders on Saturday. never looked back.
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Forks’ Terra Sherriff (3) is fouled by Rochester’s Allisha Leischner (5) during Friday night’s game in Forks. The Spartans won 61-33. Quilcene’s Brandon Bancroft scored a game-high 19 points, while Dan Davidson managed a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Quilcene 47, Tacoma Baptist 24 Quilcene 15 20 9 3 — 47 Tacoma Baptist 1 6 4 13 — 24 Individual Scoring Quilcene (47) Bancroft 19, Davidson 16, Schreier 3, Svetich 3, Perez 2, King 2. Tacoma Baptist (24) Stoehr 11, Jordan 4, Olive 4, Brazil 3, Smith 2.
Girls Basketball Forks 61, Rochester 33 FORKS — The Spartans (1-1, 2-3) held Rochester scoreless the entire first quarter and led from start to finish in Friday night’s SWLEvergreen Division victory. Taylor Morris notched a double-double for Forks, scoring a game-high 24 points and collecting 12 rebounds. Casey Williams added 14 points in the win. Forks 61, Rochester 33 Rochester Forks
0 13 11 9 — 33 14 16 12 19 — 61 Individual Scoring
Rochester (33) Ruege 12, Hnute 9, Leischner 7. Forks (61) Morris 24, Casey Williams 14, Sheriff 8, Brown 6, Raben 6.
Port Townsend 55, Olympic 54 PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins got 16 points a piece from Caroline Dowdle and Bella Fox and held off a late Trojan rally to win Friday night’s Olympic League showdown. Port Townsend (3-3, 3-4) survived an 18-point game from Olympic’s Jalyn Halstead that included six 3-pointers, breaking a twogame losing streak in the process.
Port Townsend dished out 20 assists as a team with just 12 turnovers. Dowdle had five of those assists at point guard while also adding five steals and six rebounds. Port Townsend 55, Olympic 54 Olympic 12 6 13 23 — 54 Port Townsend 15 6 15 19 — 55 Individual Scoring Olympic (54) Legat 4, Quitevis 8, Jones 7, Payne 7, Jackson 10, Halstead 18. Port Townsend (55) Johnson 2, Evalt 10, Maag 9, Dowdle 16, Fox 16, Hossack 2.
Sequim 50, North Kitsap 48 Sequim North Kitsap
9 8 14 19 — 50 10 12 12 14 — 48 Individual Scoring
Sequim (50) Balkan 13, Haupt 1, Hopson 18, Harrison 5, Briones 4, Zbaraschuk 9. North Kitsap (48) Cardoaza 2, Brown 8, Bray 19, Whitbeck 6, Williams 8, Simmons 5.
Port Angeles 69, Klahowya 37
SILVERDALE — The Riders (6-0) made quick work of the Eagles, outscoring them 43-16 in the first half on their way to an Chimacum 30, Olympic League win. Jessica Madison had her Charles Wright 26 third straight 20-point CHIMACUM — Kaylee game, scoring 21. Castillo scored five of her team-high nine points in Port Angeles 69, Klahowya 37 the fourth quarter to help Port Angeles 18 25 13 13 — 69 6 10 12 9 — 37 hand head coach Brad Bur- Klahowya Individual Scoring lingame his first win with Port Angeles (69) the Cowboys (1-1, 1-5). K. Jones 11, Knowles 8, Walker 3, Northern 3, Krista Hathaway added Madison 21, Frazier 5, Rodocker 8, Jeffers 10. Klahowya (37) 10 rebounds and three Lever 1, Durbin 7, Fletcher 4, Dixon 12, Page 2, steals in the 1A Nisqually Holt 11. League game. Chimacum 30, Charles Wright 26 Charles Wright 4 7 11 4 — 26 Chimacum 7 8 5 10 — 30 Individual Scoring Charles Wright (26) Not reported. Chimacum (30) C. Nelson 4, Castillo 9, Cossell 5, Thacker 8. Hathaway 4.
Sequim 50, North Kitsap 48 POULSBO — These Wolves sure are streaky. A little more than two weeks after ending a 43-game losing streak, Sequim (5-1, 7-1) has won seven in a row after claiming its fourth victory in five days Friday night. Lea Hopson submitted yet another big scoring night, pouring in 18 points to lead the Wolves. Taylor Balkan added 13 to help render Indika Bray’s 19-point performance moot.
Tacoma Baptist 52, Quilcene 9
QUILCENE — The Rangers struggled in a loss to the Crusaders Saturday. Tacoma Baptist 52, Quilcene 9 Quilcene 0 6 3 0 — 9 Tacoma Baptists 14 12 18 8 — 52 Individual Scoring Quilcene (9) Weed 5, Kaiser 4. Tacoma Baptist (52) Not reported.
Tahola 41, Clallam Bay 38 CLALLAM BAY — The Bruins’ second half rally came up short against the Chitwhins on Saturday. Melissa Willis stuffed the stat sheet for the Bruins (5-3) with 13 points, eight rebounds, nine blocks and six steals. Jazzmin Randall added 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Pirate teams split Wrestling: PA Men, women will each play for 4th place at respective tourneys Peninsula Daily News
GRESHAM, Ore. — The Peninsula College men’s basketball team will play for fourth place at the Mount Hood Crossover tournament after splitting its first two games this weekend. The Pirates started out the tourney with a narrow 62-61 loss to Columbia Basin on Friday before rebounding with a 58-56 win over Centralia on Saturday afternoon. “We played as a team, which limited out turnovers,” Peninsula coach Lance Von Vogt said of the second game, “and we made some plays down the stretch to win the game.” Peninsula got 16 points off the bench in Friday’s game against Columbia Basin but only shot 39 percent from the field. DeShaun Freeman led the Pirates with 14 points, but Mitchel Jones and Jordan Poynor had 15 a piece to lift the Hawks. On Saturday, Mitrell Clark led the Pirates with 16 points, while Anthony Williams added 15 and Thad Vinson 14.
Peninsula (2-3 overall) will battle Lane for fourth place today at noon. Columbia Basin 62, Peninsula 61 Columbia Basin 29 33 — 62 Peninsula 29 32 — 61 Individual Scoring Columbia Basin (62) Jones 15, Poynor 15, Beusan 11, Haynes 8, Sinsel 5, Pruneda-Garza 5. Peninsula (61) Freeman 14, Waller 9, Vinson 8, Williams 8, Clark 8, Jacobson 6.
Peninsula 58, Centralia 56 Peninsula Centralia
23 35 — 58 24 32 — 56 Individual Scoring Peninsula (58) Clark 16, Williams 15, Vinson 14, Freeman 6, Musgrow 4, Waller 3. Centralia (56) Fisher 18, Brown 13, Ridgeway 11, Booth 4, Guevara 4.
Pirate women split PORTLAND, Ore. — The Pirates broke a fivegame losing streak after winning the second of two games at the Portland crossover tournament this weekend. Peninsula was dropped 71-53 by host Portland on Friday before topping Centralia 42-30 Saturday to advance to today’s fourthplace game. “We could not have played more as a team,” Peninsula head coach Alison Crumb said of Satur-
day’s win. “This was the highest intensity we have played with all season.” On Friday, Portland took control by grabbing the lead and extending it throughout the game. Danika Goodwin stepped up as the leading scorer for Peninsula with 16 points. She also grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists, while Callie Monfrey had a seasonhigh 18 rebounds. Still, that wasn’t enough against Portland. “We could not stop their transition offense with our excessive turnovers,” Crumb said. It wasn’t until the second half of Saturday’s game that the Pirates (2-6 overall) pulled away from Centralia with a 20-11 run. Neomi Carter led the Pirates with a game-high nine points in the win. Portland 71, Peninsula 53 Peninsula Portland
19 34 — 53 29 42 — 71 Individual Scoring Peninsula (53) Goodwin 16, Jackson 12, Monfrey 9, Thein 8, Smith 6, Carter 2. Portland (71) Jackson 18, Shaw 17, Theriault 13, Williams 8, Rea-Branch 7, Cabantoy 4.
Peninsula 42, Centralia 30 Peninsula Centralia
22 20 — 42 19 11 — 30 Individual Scoring Peninsula (42) Carter 9, Monfrey 8, Goodwin 7, Smith 6, Jackson 4, Erhardt 4.
Continued from B1 Squalicum High School on Saturday. The state-ranked Hinton earned top honors in the 171-pound divi- 189-pounder won an indision after pinning three vidual title to lead a sixthstraight opponents, includ- place Roughrider finish at ing the last one in the cham- the 14-team event. “Not a bad day all-in-all,” pionship round. Taking second for Port Angeles coach Erik Sequim were Clay Charley Gonzalez said. Cristion won by a 7-3 (285 pounds), Emilio Perete (215), Lopaka Yasumura decision in the 189 finals; (160), Cody Field (145) and the first of his nine wins this season to not come by a Derek Fruin (135). Winston Babb (140) and pin. Other finalists were Chris Falkey (189) both placed third, while Roy Andrew Symonds at 140 Augustine (103) and Luke and Kody Steele at 145, Mooney (135) finished both of whom took second. Brian Cristion (171), fourth in their divisions. Cole Morgan took fifth at Zach Grall (189) and Jacob 130 and Dorian Halberson Dostie (215) all finished third for the Riders. finished in sixth at 152. Other top-five finishers The Wolves will next travel to Port Angeles for include Kacee Garner at the Battle of the Axe tour- 152 and Brian Sullivan at nament this Wednesday at 160. The Riders host the Bat10 a.m. tle for the Axe Tournament on Wednesday starting at Cristion unbeaten 10 a.m. BELLINGHAM — “We want the axe back,” Nathan Cristion kept his Gonzalez said. “But it’s unbeaten streak alive (9-0) going to take a total team at the Graham Morin effort.” Memorial Tournament at
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Just how bad is Hasselbeck? Hawks QB has to channel old Pro Bowl form THE SEATTLE SEACHICKENS are at it again. Losing. At least this time Brad they were on the road LaBrie when they let the San Francisco 49ers embarrass them. And they were embarrassed big time. The ending score of 40-21 doesn’t tell the whole story because it was 40-7 late in the third quarter. Two meaningless touchdowns at the end of the game made it look more competitive than it was. And the final score at 1:55 was a gimmee. The frustrating thing about this game is that the stats don’t look that bad. The Seachickens had 20 first downs to the Niners’ 10 and 361 total yards to San Francisco’s 336. Two things stand out about the game. One is that Alex Smith, who seems ready at times for the scrapheap of quarterbacks, looked like a Pro Bowler against Seattle with three touchdowns, zero interceptions and a quarterback rating of 130.9. The second thing is that Matt Hasselbeck, the true Pro Bowl quarterback, played like a chump. Hasselbeck had five turnovers while the entire 49ers team had none. He threw four interceptions and lost one of two fumbles. My sister-in-law, a Sequim resident, hates Hasselbeck. She thinks he is the reason the Seachickens have struggled the past few years. Of course, after last week’s game, she took the “I told you so” tone. But every quarterback has bad games. Even Tom Brady. Of course, Brady has a bad game once in every 50 games or so and Hasselbeck, at least this year, has one every other contest. To give the devil his due, Hasselbeck also does not have Brady’s supporting cast and he is not playing under head coach Bill Belichick’s rock-solid winning system. I would rather have Hasselbeck leading the Seachickens than a lot of other quarterbacks. The only other signal caller in the NFC West I would like to see in a Seattle uniform is Sam Bradford, and that’s not for what he has done so far but for his potential. Alex Smith or Troy Smith? No way. And Derek Anderson? Anyway, this was a bad time for Hasselbeck to implode. The Seachickens needed to beat the Niners because now they have Atlanta, tied for the best record in the NFL at 11-2, coming to town today and Tampa Bay lurking nearby. No one in his right mind is expecting Seattle to win. This would be a good time for Hasselbeck to show my sister-in-law and the rest of us that he can still play at a Pro Bowl level. Oh, whom am I kidding?
Time/TV: Today, 1:05 p.m., Ch. 13 Opening line: Falcons by 6½ Series record: Seahawks lead 8-3 Last meeting: Falcons beat Seahawks, 44-31, Dec. 30, 2007. Last week: Falcons beat Panthers 31-10; Seahawks lost to 49ers 40-21. Falcons unit rankings: Overall offense (9), rush (8), pass (13); Overall defense (17), rush (13), pass (24). Seahawks unit rankings: Offense overall (27), rush (31), pass (16); Defense overall (31), rush (20), pass (30). Falcons streaks, stats and notes: Falcons have sevengame win streak, longest since 1998 when Atlanta reached Super Bowl. On three-game road win streak as well. QB Matt Ryan has won eight straight games in December or January. Ryan has posted 100plus rating 15 times and Falcons are 15-0. Ryan has 31 victories in first three seasons. If Atlanta wins final three games with Ryan at QB, he will set NFL mark for most wins in first three years. RB Michael Turner fourth in NFL with 1,174 yards rushing, the second 1,000-yard season of career. Ran for three TDs last week vs. Carolina. WR Roddy White leads NFL in catches (99) and yards receiving (1,219). Atlanta’s offense second in NFL at third-down conversions (48.5 percent) and total first downs (294). Atlanta has largest point differential in fourth quarter in NFL. Falcons are plus-57 in the fourth quarter. DE John Abraham had two sacks against Carolina last week, giving him 100½ for his career, the 25th player in league history with more than 100 sacks. Atlanta 18-2 in last three seasons when holding opponents under 100 yards rushing. Seahawks streaks, stats and notes: Seahawks have one win over team with winning record (Chicago). Since 2008, Seattle has three wins over teams that finished season .500 or better. QB Matt Hasselbeck coming off fourth four-interception game of career; Three have been in last year, including back-to-back weeks at end of 2009 season. Hasselbeck also lost a fumble, the first five-turnover game of his career. Seattle’s leading rusher is Justin Forsett (474 yards). WRs Mike Williams and Ben Obomanu expected to return after missing last week against San Francisco with injuries. Duo have combined for 74 catches and five TDs. Only once in last seven games has Seattle’s defense held opponent under 300 yards total offense.
4. Pittsburgh Steelers (10-3) — They scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to turn a close game into a blowout over the Bengals last week. 5. Baltimore Ravens (9-4) — They let the Texans come back on them but they did win it in overtime last week to stay within striking distance of the Steelers. 6. Philadelphia Eagles (9-4) — They edged out the Bears (9-4) and the Jets (9-4), who both lost last week.
Bottom Six 27. Dallas Cowboys (4-9) — Arizona also is 4-9 but it pounded Denver 43-13 to stay out of the bottom six for one week. 28. Detroit Lions (3-10) — They’re moving up after shocking the Packers 7-3. Now they just need to win a road game to show they’re a real team. 29. Buffalo Bills (3-10) — They surprised the Browns 13-6 last Sunday. And here I thought they had already peaked for the year. 30. Denver Broncos (3-10) — I still can’t believe the Seachickens lost to this team. Seattle played them at the wrong time of year. 31. Cincinnati Bengals (2-11) — Here’s another team like Denver that has no excuse to be this far down in the rankings. 32. Carolina Panthers (1-12) — Wrapping your mind around how bad the Panthers are is like trying to wrap your mind around quantum mechanics.
________ Brad LaBrie is the sports editor of the Peninsula Daily News. He can be reached at brad.labrie @peninsuladailynews.com.
Dawgs dine on Dons UW cruises past USF in gimme tilt
Pac-10 Standings Conf. Overall Washington State 0-0 7-1 Arizona 0-0 9-2 Washington 0-0 7-3 Stanford 0-0 6-3 Oregon 0-0 7-4 California 0-0 6-4 UCLA 0-0 6-4 Arizona State 0-0 5-4 USC 0-0 6-5 Oregon State 0-0 4-6 Saturday’s Games No. 3 Kansas 70, USC 68 Butler 83, Stanford 50 California 51, Cal Poly 41 UCLA 86, No. 18 Brigham Young 79 Geo. Washington 87, Oregon St. 79 Washington 80, San Francisco 52 Today’s Games Arizona at North Carolina St., 1:15 p.m. WSU at Santa Clara, 7 p.m.
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SEATTLE — For the Washington Huskies, it was time to go big. Starting their two biggest inside players for the first time, 7-foot Aziz N’Diaye and 6-9 Matthew Bryan-Amaning, the Huskies dominated the inside on the way to a 80-52 victory over San Francisco Saturday night. Isaiah Thomas, the team’s leading scorer held to just two points in the first half, scored the first 10 points of the second half to give the Huskies a 49-24 lead at the 16:58 mark. “I felt like I needed to be a little bit more aggressive and just had to transition,” Thomas said. “I took what the defense gave me and I got a couple shots. I feel like I can do that a lot, especially if we’re not scoring well.” Scott Suggs, who jumpstarted the Husky offense in the same way with successive first-half 3-pointers, led the Huskies (7-3) with a career-high 15 points.
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Washington’s Terrence Ross, right, drives against San Francisco’s Cole Dickerson in the second half Saturday’s game Saturday in Seattle. Thomas had 12 points in a balanced attack as all 12 players on the roster reached the scoring column. Michael Williams, averaging 15.9 points per game for the Dons (4-6), finished with 19 points.
Perris Blackwell added 17 points. But where the Huskies made the biggest difference was with their inside game. All week UW coach Lorenzo Romar said that rebounding was his biggest concern.
Bryan-Amaning started the first six games but has come off the bench the past four. N’Diaye, a transfer still learning the Husky system, started the previous four games. Together, Bryan-Amaning and N’Diaye pulled down 14 rebounds. They also combined for 19 points, making 9 of 15 attempts, and N’Diaye also blocked four shots. “That’s what I’m pretty much concentrating on,” said Bryan-Amaning, a senior forward. “Points will come with the personnel we have and system we’re in. “Right now, I’m just trying to rebound, creating more opportunities for my team to score.”
Zags: Gonzaga gets upset win Continued from B1 The big shot by Olynyk came right after Baylor (7-1), with its highest ranking ever, scored four points on one possession. Gonzaga (6-5) made 7 of 9 free throws after that to seal the long-awaited victory. Four of the Bulldogs’ losses this season came against Top 25 teams: San Diego State, Kansas State, Illinois and Notre Dame. “Through this murder’s row we’ve been through, it’s been hard to get any momentum,” coach Mark Few said. “Teams have made a lot shots against us.”
Baylor, playing away from home for the first time this season, was among the national leaders in rebounding margin (plus 12.5 a game) and scoring margin (plus 21.7 per game). Gonzaga matched the Bears with 33 rebounds. With Gonzaga’s leading scorer Steven Gray out of the game because of back spasms after a hard fall in the first half, Olynyk made his only 3-pointer of the game. It was the last of 12 lead changes after halftime. “I don’t think we could find our way from the hotel to the bus without Steven Gray,” Few said.
But the Bulldogs did all right against Baylor. Olynyk came through after Baylor had taken a 59-58 lead with 2 minutes left. Perry Jones hit a jumper from near the free throw line. While the ball was in the air, a foul was called under the basket and Quincy Acy made two free throws. “That was a big-time play by Kelly,” Few said. “For us to survive all that, to survive a run like that, with the crowd into it and Kelly steps up and hits a big 3-pointer.” Jones then came up short on a jumper, and Baylor had two quick fouls.
Demetri Goodson made two free throws after being fouled by LaceDarius Dunn for a 63-59 lead. After Goodson lost the ball out of bounds on the sideline in a crowd of Bears and then fouled Dunn, Baylor’s senior made only one of the two free throws. Marquise Carter made two free throws with 47 seconds left to make it 65-60, then Goodson had a steal on a turnover by Dunn. “I think they wanted it more, they came out with more intensity than us at the first of the game. We can’t wait ’til the last minute to get going,” Dunn said.
Eastern headed for finals Eagles stay perfect on red turf, earn matchup with Delaware
Villanova (9-5), the defending national champions, lost four fumbles, each leading to EWU scores. The Associated Press prior to the season, and “It was the turnovers advanced to the national that really killed us,” said CHENEY — There title game for the first Villanova coach Andy Talmust have been some time. ley. “We obviously didn’t magic in that new red turf The Big Sky Conference bring our ’A’ game tonight.” Eastern Washington co-champions will play Mitchell, who transbought. Delaware (12-2) — 27-10 ferred to Eastern this seaBo Levi Mitchell threw winners over Georgia son after losing the starting four touchdown passes as Southern on Saturday — job at SMU, completed 27 Eastern Washington beat Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas. of 38 passes for 292 yards Villanova 41-31 on Friday “It’s awesome,” said line- and was not intercepted. night in the semifinals of backer J.C. Sherritt. “Get“I’m looking forward to the FCS football playoffs. ting a win in front of our going back and playing in The Eagles (12-2) home crowd, all those peo- some warm weather,” improved to 8-0 on the red ple that worked so hard to Mitchell, a Texas native, artificial turf they installed get us that turf, it’s great.” said.
Brandon Kaufman caught eight passes for 135 yards. The Eagles were without leading rusher Taiwan Jones, who gained 1,742 yards before suffering a broken foot against North Dakota State last weekend. Freshman Mario Brown ran for 104 yards. Villanova was held to 230 yards of offense and committed a total of six turnovers. Quarterback Chris Whitney completed just 12 of 21 passes for 95 yards and was intercepted twice.
Milloy: Ready to face old team Continued from B1 best record in the NFC and have won seven straight Milloy will see his former games. club come to town today, facDespite being 6-7, Seattle ing a Seahawks team that’s is still in the thick of the lost five of its last seven playoff race in the NFC games and been outscored West, while Atlanta can get 190-74 in those losses. one step closer to locking up The Falcons have the homefield advantage.
“Former team or not, this is one of the best teams in the NFL right now,” Milloy said. “Given the situation we’re in it’s like a playoff game. A lot of implications for both teams. In the position that they’re in, they
have a chance to really solidify homefield advantage for the playoffs,” he added. “We’re trying to figure it out to get in. We’re in the same conference, potentially this is a tone setter game for later on too.”
Dawgs: Sark follows USC model Continued from B1 They will follow the same practice and gameplanning pattern there, starting Christmas Eve in the first of five workouts at the University of San Diego. That end with a walkthrough at Qualcomm Stadium Dec. 29, the day before the Thursday night Holiday Bowl at 7 p.m. Sarkisian is following the same postseason practice schedule he was on as an assistant for Pete Carroll at USC from 2001-03 and ‘05-’08. Why not? Those Trojans went 5-2 in bowls in that span, including four Rose Bowl titles and one national championship. “This format has been successful,” Sarkisian said.
“It’s a USC blueprint for sure.” That extensive and highprofile postseason experience is why Sarkisian looked amused when someone asked if the second-year Huskies coach will be nervous in his first bowl game as a head man. “No, I’ll be fine,” he deadpanned. He thinks his underdog Huskies, winners of three straight, must-win games, will be, too. “We’ve been on national television before,” Sarkisian said. “We’ve played against good football teams before. We played against this good football team on national television. So I don’t anticipate jitters at all on our end. “I anticipate us coming in really prepared, really
focused and playing a football game at a really high level against a good opponent.”
Gregg Bell is a former writer for The Associated Press. He now writes for gohuskies.com. This report was originally published on that site.
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1. New England Patriots (11-2) — Brady and company keep their winning formula going. 2. Atlanta Falcons (11-2) — Since the AFC is stronger overall than the NFC, the Pats’ record has a lot more meaning. 3. New Orleans Saints (10-3) — Drew Brees is a quarterback I wouldn’t mind seeing in Seattle. Brees is putting up outstanding numbers with no elite receivers on the team.
Atlanta (11-2) at Seattle (6-7)
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Audrey Munoz-Aultman and her son, Anthony, 10, got help from the Peninsula Home Fund after they arrived penniless, homeless and unemployed from an unsafe life in Pierce County.
Fund helps mom ‘pull life together’ EDITOR’S NOTE — For 21 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the Peninsula Home Fund. Today, we feature another in a series of articles that provide a window into how the fund operates and who benefits from our readers’ generosity. The next article will appear Wednesday. By Karen Griffiths
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PORT ANGELES — Heroes come in many sizes, shapes and forms. Audrey Munoz-Aultman knows that firsthand. One of her heroes is her son, Anthony, now 10. About a year ago, she lost control of her car. It went off the road, flipped upside-down and trapped her inside. Anthony untangled himself and ran two blocks in his pajamas and bare feet before he was able to flag down a car for help. “I was airlifted to the hospital,” says Audrey, 31. “He saved my life.” Says Anthony: “I got my own fireman hat that has my name carved into it, and I got to ride in a fire truck to school.” Audrey also sees her neighbors on the North Olympic Peninsula as heroes. They helped her through OlyCAP and the Peninsula Daily News’ “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund. She was penniless, homeless and without a job when she arrived in Port Angeles from an unsafe life in Pierce County.
Give voice to your heart A GIFT OF any size is welcome. The Peninsula Home Fund has never been a campaign of heavy hitters. If you can contribute only a few dollars, please don’t hesitate because you think it won’t make a difference. Every gift makes a difference, regardless of its size. To donate, write a check to “Peninsula Home Fund” and attach it to the coupon that accompanies this story. Mail both items to Peninsula Home Fund, Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Or drop them at the newspaper’s offices in Port Townsend, Sequim or Port
OlyCAP is nonprofit Olympic Community Action Programs, the No. 1 emergency care agency in Jefferson and Clallam counties. It also screens the applicants for the Home Fund and distributes the funds. At OlyCAP, she met with caseworker Jackie Jones. “Oh my goodness, that woman is just incredibly wonderful, warm and supportive,” says Audrey. She moved into an emergency shelter through OlyCAP’s Housing Resource Center. Jackie recommended Audrey look for work through Catholic Community Services Jobs. Small but mighty Catholic Community Services Some people call the PDN’s hired her temporarily as an office Peninsula Home Fund “shoestring assistance. philanthropy.” Last July, she was given a Money from the Home Fund permanent position working in is usually given out in small the church’s Volunteer Chore amounts, normally up to $150. Services, a program in which But even though the dollar fig- people volunteer their time or ures are small, the impact can be money to help low-income older big, in huge, life-changing ways. adults with household chores So far this year, the Home they can no longer do or provide Fund has touched almost 2,100 transportation for essential individuals and families in Jeffer- errands. son and Clallam counties. “I have a wonderful job, and I A modest amount of money am surrounded with good peofrom the fund went to Audrey so ple,” says Audrey. she could meet utility and housShe also supplements her ing deposits as she climbed back income with house cleaning. to self-sufficiency. Earlier this year, she studied The Home Fund helped her for and then attained her GED. “feel like a person who has In July, she married Travis worth.” Aultman, whom she first met She adds: while living in Pierce County. “The Home Fund didn’t just She describes Travis as a help me financially; it helped me “wonderful, dependable man.” emotionally. And, she adds, “Since Septem“I wouldn’t have been able to ber, he’s gotten steady work” pull my life together without this through a temporary job services community’s support.” agency. She was connected with the “His ability to get work in the Home Fund through OlyCAP. community, too, is also a blessing
Angeles (addresses on page A2 of the PDN daily). Again, all contributions are fully IRS tax-deductible. The fund’s IRS number, under the auspices of OlyCAP, is 91-0814319. You can also donate online by credit card — just visit www.peninsuladailynews.com, then click near the top of the home page on “Peninsula Home Fund.” Whether you donate by coupon or online, you will receive a written thank-you and acknowledgment of your contribution. To delay may mean to forget. for us. “Without that, it would be really hard to make ends meet.” Sitting in the cozy two-bedroom home she shares with Travis and Anthony, Audrey says that for the first time in her life, she feels stable, secure — and that she belongs. “The people here are so neat,” she says. With an air of disbelief and awe, she adds: “When I arrived, nobody knew me, yet they took me in, cared for me and made me feel my life mattered. “I mattered.”
No deductions The PDN’s Peninsula Home Fund provides a unique lifeline on the North Olympic Peninsula. All the money collected for the Home Fund goes — without any deductions — for hot meals for seniors; warm winter coats for kids; home repairs for the low-income; needed eyeglasses and prescription drugs; dental work; safe, drug-free temporary housing . . . The list goes on and on. Through Dec. 31, the PDN’s Peninsula Home Fund — a safety net for residents in Jefferson and Clallam counties when there is nowhere else to turn — is seeking contributions for its annual holiday season fund-raising campaign. From Port Townsend to Forks, from Quilcene and Brinnon to LaPush, it’s a “hand up, not a handout” for children, teens, families and the elderly. ■ No money is deducted for administration or other overhead. Your entire donation — 100
percent, every penny — goes to help those who are facing times of crisis. ■ All contributions are fully IRS tax-deductible. ■ Your personal information is kept confidential. Peninsula Daily News does not rent, sell, give or otherwise share your address or other information with anyone, or make any other use of the information. ■ Instances of help are designed to get an individual or family through the crisis — and every effort is made to put them back on the path to self-sufficiency. That’s the “hand up, not a handout” focus of the fund. In many instances, Peninsula Home Fund case managers at OlyCAP work with individuals or families to develop a plan to become financially stable — and avoid a recurrence of the emergency that prompted aid from the fund. ■ Begun in 1989, the fund is
supported entirely by Jefferson and Clallam residents. Individuals, couples, businesses, churches, service organizations and school groups set a record for contributions in 2009 — $230,806.95. With heavy demand this year, the carefully rationed fund is being rapidly depleted. So far, $199,000 has been spent. The last $30,000 of the money collected in 2009 is expected to be exhausted before Dec. 31. ■ Peninsula Home Fund contributions are often used in conjunction with money from other agencies, enabling OlyCAP to stretch the value of the contribution. ■ As was done with Audrey, money is usually distributed in small amounts, usually up to $150. ■ Assistance is limited to one time in a 12-month period. Turn
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Fund: She ‘feels like a person who has worth’ ■ Dave and Sally Ellefson, Port Angeles. ■ Lee and Irene Applying for a grant Wyman, Port Angeles. In To apply for a grant memory of brother-in-law from the fund, phone OlyDon Repp. CAP at 360-452-4726 (Port ■ Irene Wyman, Port Angeles and Sequim) or Angeles. In memory of dear 360-385-2571 (Jefferson friend Gladys Bondurant. County). ■ Elaine Powlesland, There’s also an OlyCAP Sequim. office in Forks — 360-374■ Jack and Janet Real, 6193. Sequim. If you have any ques■ Randy and Kim tions about the fund, conLemon, Port Angeles. tact John Brewer, Penin■ The Tallmadge family, sula Daily News editor and Port Angeles. publisher, at 360-417-3500. ■ Steve and Jean Reed, Or e-mail him at john. Port Townsend. brewer@peninsuladaily ■ Mr. and Mrs. William news.com. Dickin, Sequim. Peninsula Daily News ■ The Olympic Suites publishes stories every Inn, Port Angeles. Sunday and Wednesday ■ Nik and Judy Dolduring the fund-raising matoff, Port Angeles. campaign listing contribu■ Dallas and Penny, tors and reporting on how Sequim. For ones in need. the fund works. ■ Ella Sandvig, Port Townsend. Contributions so far ■ Gene and Betty Stahl, Sequim. While most of the ■ Joe and Cheryl WinMany thanks also to money is raised between ney, Port Angeles. Thanksgiving and Dec. 31, these donors (who ■ Al and Kitty Gross, the fund itself never closes. requested that the Port Angeles: Donations of any amount of their donaMerry Christmas, and amount are always weltion be kept private): thank you for caring for the come. ■ Verna Partridge, Port needy at this time of year. Here is a list of donors ■ John and Lois CamAngeles. In memory of whose contributions were ealy, Galena, Ohio. John Partridge. received between Dec. 9 In memory of family: ■ Mary and Rishard and Dec. 15 — thank you Nan Anthony, Fern Skinner very much for making a Gorczewski, Sequim. In and Billy Welsh. difference in the lives — memory of Barbara and ■ Jerry and Judy Louise. and futures — of your Mann, Sequim. neighbors: ■ Grace Wanrow, ■ LaVeta Edmonson, ■ Shirley Stolz and Sequim. In memory of my Carlsborg. Steve Clark, Makawao, love, Michael Wanrow. ■ Richard Serkes and Hawaii — $100. In memory ■ Joyce Chiasson, Port of Fred Stolz. Angeles. In memory of Jack Theresa Killgore, Port Angeles. ■ Barbara Clampett, Chiasson. ■ Gary and Kathleen Port Angeles — $100. In ■ Jim and Faith Hussey, Port Angeles. memory of Bruce Clampett. Haynes, Sequim. ■ Roland and Vivian ■ Kenneth (Mike) and ■ Darold and Kay Seed, Raymond, Port Townsend. Patti Brandt, Sequim — Port Angeles. ■ Sherie Maddox, Port $25. In honor of Lori ■ Tom and Sandi Angeles. In memory of Butler. Shields, Sequim. Timmy. ■ Steve and Gloria ■ Sally Milici, Beaver. ■ Anne and Vincent Ricketts, Port Hadlock — In memory of my darling, Murray, Port Angeles. $100. Dirk Milici. ■ Karen and Bob Agee, ■ John Bodger and ■ Catherine White, Port Port Angeles. In memory of Selden McKee, Port Townsend. Emily Luenow. Townsend — $100. ■ Candace and Mike ■ Jim and Marci Thom■ Marjorie Nichelson, Shale, Sequim. sen, Port Angeles. In honor Port Angeles — $100. In ■ Elaine C. Goodwin, of Reath Ellefson and all memory of my parents, Port Townsend. In memory the volunteers who help Irene and Richard Folger. of Alan Goodwin. with the community ■ Barbara Brittingham, ■ Leland J. Coulter, Thanksgiving dinner at Port Angeles — $100. In Sequim. Queen of Angels Church. memory of my beloved sister, ■ Mack and Barb ■ Karen and James Joan Favre. Boelling, Port Townsend. Pate, Port Townsend. ■ The Olympic Electric ■ Dan and Judy Volk■ George and Shirley Co., Port Angeles — $300. mann, Port Angeles. Williams, Port Townsend. ■ Anita and David ■ Diane Wheeler, Port In honor of Keith and Brubaker, Wilmette, Ill. — Angeles. Manine. $100. In honor of Dave and ■ Georgia Fraker, Port ■ The Hoch ConstrucBarb Brubaker. Angeles. tion Co., Port Angeles. ■ Mel and Helen ■ Joe and Sue Twogood, ■ Tom and Deb Cox, Williams, Port Townsend Port Angeles. Sequim. — $100. ■ Darryl and Joan ■ Dora Hall, Sequim. ■ Walter and Edith Walker, Sequim. ■ Jodi O’Neill, Port Rowell, Centennial, Colo. ■ Joe Floyd and BarAngeles. In honor of Col. — $100. In honor of Ben bara Noble, Sequim. Frederick M. O’Neill, USAF. and Donna Pacheco and ■ May Carrell, Port ■ Lissa Munro and our family relocated to the Angeles. Paul Butler, Port Angeles. Peninsula and working to ■ Lois C. McGuire, ■ Ron and Bobbi Khile, help their local friends. Sequim. In memory of Port Townsend. In memory ■ Marie C. Cauvel, Port Chuck McGuire. of Robert Duncan. Angeles — $200. In memory ■ John and Marta ■ Barry and Ellen Lerof Orvel and Vineta Cauvel. Trowbridge, Sequim. ich, Nordland. ■ Ruth Lund, Port ■ Erwin and Diane ■ Dennis and Patti Angeles — $25. Jones, Sequim. Toth, Sequim. Continued from C1
■ Linda Norris, Port Angeles — $50. In memory of Steve Norris. ■ Mary Louise Melly, Port Angeles — $100: In honor of Peninsula College Early Head Start, Educare, FLE and ECE staff. You are the most wonderful people to work with. Thanks for all you do for children and families in our programs. M. Lou. ■ Sonje Beal, Syracuse, Utah — $250. In memory of Craig Baughman. ■ Myra W. Ward, Sequim — $100. Charles Williams, Port Angeles — $25. ■ Monte Rivett, Port Angeles — $50. In honor of Greg and Barb, Matt and Rose. ■ LaVonne and Bill Mueller, Sequim — $100. ■ Renate B. Melvey, Sequim — $50. ■ Ed and Adeline Ostrowski, Port Angeles — $100.
The Port Angeles Lions members are, from left in back row, Bert Fletcher, Chris Zook, Judy Fletcher, Irma Stennes, Larry Buckley, Nancy Sievers, Tim Boyle and Scooter Chapman. In the front row, from left, are Lucy Dog and Abby Sanders
Lions collect record amount at Salvation Army kettle in PA Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — It’s the club’s annual Christmas present to the Salvation Army and the people it serves. Nineteen members of the Port Angeles Lions Club, one guest and Lucy Dog — who is owned by Lion Irma Stennes — collected $835.58 for the Salvation Army while manning a kettle at the Safe-
way on Lincoln Street on Dec. 11. “This is a record,” said Bob Philpott, a board member. “This town is very generous.” The volunteers served for a total of 43 hours. The day of community service has been an annual undertaking for the club for 25 years, said Larry Kelly,
club member. On Thursday, the Lions also gave the Salvation Army their Angel Tree gifts, which included a couple of bikes, Philpott said. The Salvation Army will provide Christmas gifts to 1,649 boys and girls next week, Philpott said. The group is also providing 525 families with meals, he said.
■ Kay McClurken, Port Angeles. In honor of Chuck and Al. ■ Elizabeth and Richard Geddes, Port Angeles. ■ Betsy Jacobs, Port Angeles. In memory of my husband, Elmer Jacobs, and son, James Beasler, and friends the Rev. Jack and Mrs. Jack Thornton. Miss you more than words can say. Also in honor of daughter Bette Kerrigan. I’d be lost without her care. Love you much, Mom. ■ Paul and Bobbie Ryan, Sequim. In memory of Clifford and Pat Lunneborg. ■ Elaine Fredrickson, Sequim. ■ Joan Wright, Sequim. In memory of William Babcock. ■ Doug McClary, Sequim. In memory of Jack and Mardelle McClary. ■ Joanna Baker, Port Angeles. In memory of Harrison “Bud” Baker and Piper Cameron. ■ Jim and Robbie Mantooth, Port Angeles. ■ Cynthia Spawn, Port Angeles. ■ Sandy Frankfurth, Sequim. In loving memory of Eleanore Phillips. ■ David and Diane Horton, Port Angeles. In memory of our sweet Molly. ■ David Storm, Seattle. ■ John and Phyllis Kendall, Port Angeles. In memory of Dayle Seaton of Port Angeles. ■ Claude Hall, Sequim. ■ Trudy and Doug Rittenhouse, Port Angeles. ■ John and Merelene Helpenstell, Port Angeles. In honor of Margaret Weed and Holly Lynch. ■ Chris and Valerie Mohr, Sekiu. ■ Kathy and James Wesley, Port Angeles. ■ Rick and Julie Offner, Silver Spring, Md. In honor of Denise and John Kane. This donation is made in the spirit of the holiday on behalf of your community. ■ Samuel Shusterman, Port Townsend. In memory of Frances P. Shusterman. ■ Dorothy Munkeby, Port Angeles. In memory of my parents, Julia and Albert Haller, and Dr. Terry D. Munkeby. ■ Mary and Chris James, Port Townsend. In memory of Liz Smithson — your gift to the children of Port Angeles goes on forever. Thank you. ■ M.J. Childress, Sequim. ■ Willard and Paula Baker, Sequim. ■ Paul Blake and Martha Ellul, Sekiu. ■ Rick and Wendy Oak, Port Angeles. ■ Walter Classman, Sequim. ■ Robert and Ann McCartney, Port Angeles. In memory of Kevin McCartney.
■ Jon and Lori Jacobs, Port Angeles. ■ Carolyn Ramey, Port Townsend. ■ Ted and Nan Mulholland, Port Angeles. ■ Mary E. Reid, Port Angeles. ■ Jay and Alicia Crawford, Sequim. ■ James and Mary Jane Moore, Sequim. In honor of our brothers and sisters in lieu of Christmas gifts. ■ Jerry and Ann Rasler, Port Angeles. In memory of our mother, Sue Lea. ■ Dr. and Mrs. James Emery, Port Angeles. ■ Kevin Fitzgerald, Sequim. ■ Ken and Charlotte Patterson, Port Angeles. In memory of Betty Grunwald. ■ George and Heather Irwin, Port Angeles. In memory of Christin Stock. ■ Don and Gwen Schreiner, Sequim. ■ Alice and Frank Donnelly, Port Angeles. ■ Rosemary Kane, Port Angeles. In honor of Midge Bader. ■ Midge Bader, Port Angeles. ■ Alton Mattioli, Port Townsend. In memory of Doris Hanby. ■ Bob and Joni Kennedy, Port Angeles. In memory of Laura Kennedy. ■ Jean and E.C. Gockerell, Sequim. ■ Merrill Jefferson, Sequim. In memory of Bee Jefferson. ■ Jackie M. Herring, Sequim. ■ Douglas Atterbury, Port Angeles. In honor of Habitat for Humanity volunteers. ■ Richard and Elizabeth Dorrell, Port Angeles. ■ Don Pitkin, Sequim. ■ Gary Sirguy, Port Angeles. ■ Ron Miller, Sequim. ■ Dora and Gary Schaefer, Port Angeles. May traditions old and new bring happiness to your holiday celebration and a very happy new year to all. ■ Nora and Lew Polizzi, Sequim. ■ Jeff and Denise Dingle, Sequim. ■ Steve and Kathy Smith, Port Angeles. ■ Ardith Hansel, Port Angeles. ■ Gerri Ferguson, Port Angeles. In memory of Jackie McCormick. In honor of Linda Rudy. ■ The Port Angeles High School Class of 1954, Port Angeles.
Many thanks also to these donors (who requested anonymity): ■ Sequim — $50. ■ Port Angeles — $50. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $25.
■ Port Ludlow — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $25. ■ Port Angeles — $30. In honor of Eileen Weir. ■ Port Angeles — $50. ■ Port Angeles — $200. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $25. ■ Port Angeles — $50. In honor of Dean Palmer. ■ Port Angeles — $100. In memory of Joe Melton. ■ Port Angeles — $20. ■ Port Angeles — $1,500. ■ Sequim — $100. In honor of Kate, Susan and Julie and in memory of John Degutes. ■ Sequim — $50. ■ Sequim — $50. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Sequim — $55. ■ Port Angeles — $100. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Port Angeles — $25. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $50. In honor of Ida, a grandmother unknown. ■ Port Angeles — $250. ■ Port Angeles — $50. In memory of Nancy Peterson. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Sequim — $500. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $50. In memory of Whitey Peterson. ■ Port Angeles — $500. In honor of Kathy Wahto. ■ Port Angeles — $200. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $100. ■ Chimacum — $50. ■ Sequim — $200 ■ Sequim — $500. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Sequim — $100. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Port Angeles — $150. ■ Port Townsend — $100. ■ Sequim — $50. ■ Port Angeles — $150. ■ Sequim — $15. ■ Port Townsend — $25. ■ Port Townsend — $100. ■ Port Angeles — $100. ■ Sequim — $25. ■ Sequim — $50. ■ Port Townsend — $100. ■ Port Townsend — $200. ■ Sequim — $100.
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Beth Mackey, left, is honored by Anita Snell and Michael Kubec as the 200th active member of AAUW Port Townsend at a recent meeting. The American Association of University Women is a network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches and 500 college/university partners.
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Hillcrest Baptist Church
Independent Bible Church Community Caroling with the PAHS choir Sat., Dec. 18, at the Gateway Center, downtown Port Angeles. 6 p.m. Hosted by IBC and The Upper Room.
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9:45 a.m. Bible Study, all ages 11 a.m. Worship 6 p.m. North Mason Bible Chuch Concert Nursery provided
IBC celebrates the birth of the Savior, Jesus, with two Christmas Eve services: 6 p.m. – Family Celebration 10:30 p.m. – Candlelight/Communion Service
6:00 p.m. Candlelight Service
at the IBC Worship Center 116 E. Ahlvers Rd. Port Angeles 452-3351 or www.indbible.org
Sunday, Dec. 19
(SBC) 205 Black Diamond Road 457-7409 Ed McKay, Pastor
St. Matthew Lutheran Church PORT ANGELES FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 132 E. 13th St. • Port Angeles, WA 98362 • (360) 457-4122 Pastor Lovejoy
❆ Christmas Eve ~ 7:00 p.m.
Candlelight Service 10:00 a.m. Divine Service of Holy Communion
❆ Christmas Day ~ CHRISTMAS EVE December 24 5:30 PM Children’s Service
7:00 p.m. Divine Service of Holy Communion
Jan 6: 6:00 p.m. Ice cream social followed by family style services.
❆ Epiphany Services
Advent Christmas Schedule
10:30 PM Candlelight Service with Communion
4 pm "For Those Who Can't Sit Still" A Special Children's Service with Songs and the Christmas Story 5:30 pm Friendship Dinner 7 pm "Candlelight Communion with Choir" Childcare provided
❆ New Year's Eve
7:00 PM Candlelight Service with Communion
St. Mary Star of the Sea Welcomes All! Christmas Eve Masses
Friday, December 24 - 5:30 PM Family Mass geared for families and children. Bilingual.
CHRISTMAS DAY December 25 10:00 AM
Friday, December 24 - 10:00 PM
Solemn Mass of Christmas Eve (formerly “Midnight” Mass).Traditional carols will be sung at 9:30 p.m. Bilingual. INCENSE WILL BE USED
209 West 11th St., Port Angeles Let Us Renew Our Yuletide Prayers For Peace On Earth.
Christmas Day Mass
Saturday, December 25 - 10:00 AM
Sacrament of Reconciliation 30 minutes before all masses
Traditional carols will be sung before mass. NO CONFESSIONS HEARD BEFORE ANY MASS. NO 5:30 PM VIGIL MASS FOR SUNDAY DEC 26th OR JAN 2nd
Grace Lutheran Church 1120 Walker Street Port Townsend, WA 360-385-1595
Candlelight Service 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Joyful Noise singers, instrumentalists Traditional carols
Trinity United Methodist Church 100 S. Blake Ave. Sequim 683-5367
5 pm & 10 pm 0C5106208
360-385-0585 www.orthodoxporttownsend.com 1407 30th Street, Port Townsend, WA
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Homily: "Finding the Road to Bethlehem"
Rev. Dr. Bob Slater, 1111 Franklin St. • 385-2525, www.fpcpt.org
(Disciples of Christ) Park and Race Port Angeles 457-7062
Candlelight Communion Service Christmas Eve 7:00 P.M.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services 6:00 & 8:30 p.m. (Nursery provided)
10:30 p.m. Communion 139 W. 8th St. • Port Angeles 360-452-4781
Irondale Church 681 Irondale Rd. Port Hadlock 360-385-1720
Join Us As We Celebrate This Holy Occasion
Christmas Morning Worship 10:00 am - in Fellowship Hall Celebration for children of all ages in a casual setting
6:00 pm - Family Lessons & Carols 8:00 pm - Lessons & Carols
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7pm
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Come and celebrate the Nativity of Christ as it was celebrated in the Ancient Church. At 10pm: Festal Services for the Nativity of Christ. Great Compline, Festal Matins and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
Christmas Eve Candlelight Eucharist Christmas Day Festival Eucharist
640 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim 683-7981
December 24, 2010
Wednesday 12/15 Soup Supper 6 pm Holden Eve. Prayer 7 pm
925 N. Sequim Ave. 681-0946
6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist 8:30 p.m. Christmas Music 9:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist Candlelight Service
Friday, December 24 Candlelight Christmas Eve Service - 5:00 PM
Handel With Care Messiah sing-along 7 pm, Dec. 29
Advent Evening Prayer
5:00 pm - A family Christmas Celebration with Carols & Stories 9:00 pm - The Christmas Candlelight Holden Vespers
Sunday, December 19 10:45 AM Morning Worship Service
Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church
1335 Blaine St., P.T. (360) 385-3700 www.stmaryss.com
Please see the Join Us in Worship page on Fridays or visit www.queenofangelsparish.org for more listings.
Sequim Worship Center
4:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. Christmas Eve 10:00 a.m. Christmas Day
Christmas Eve Friday, Dec. 24:
110 E. 7th St. (7th & Laurel) (360) 452-8971 • Jo Ann Olson, Pastor
Sunday, December 19, 2010
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Find dogs good home for your afterlife DEAR ABBY: Since being diagnosed with two types of cancer, I have been unable to work. I have two wonderful dogs, and all my time is invested in them. I show them in obedience and agility exhibitions and love them dearly. While talking with my husband of 25 years, I casually asked him about the dogs’ care if I should pass away. His answer was shocking. He said he is prepared to give the dogs away — to a good home, of course — because he doesn’t have the time and doesn’t want to be bothered with them. What does this say about how he truly feels about me? Doggie Blues in Pennsylvania
dear abby Abigail
Van Buren Doggie
Blues: What it says is your husband does not regard your dogs as extensions of you. It also says he is completely honest. Now that you know how he feels about your dogs, if you’re smart, you will contact some of your friends on the dog show circuit and ensure that your dogs will be placed in homes where they are loved and appreciated — preferably together — should they outlive you. It will give you peace of mind, and your husband
will have two less things to be “bothered” about in the event that you predecease him. Dear Abby: My sister, who is six years younger, married for the first time at 42. Until she met her husband, who is overweight, she was never heavy. She always tried to watch her weight and exercised to a moderate degree. Once she met him, they found fine dining to be a favorite pleasure. She also has discovered that she loves to cook and watch the food channels on TV. When we visit, talk or write, food dominates the topics. My sister has gained 70 or 80 pounds in six years. She doesn’t exercise and
won’t buy a scale. My husband and I mention exercise or calories every time they discuss food. She does not appreciate “Big Sis” giving her advice, but I’m concerned about her. She doesn’t read or watch the news, so I feel if I’m not telling her the risks, I’m just standing by watching her kill herself. What can I do? Battling a Weighty Issue Dear Battling: First, stop lecturing your sister about her weight problem. Until she wants to address it, you will only alienate her. When she and her husband experience the health problems that may occur because of their obesity
and sedentary lifestyle, be supportive and offer suggestions only if they are requested. The most unwelcome advice in the world is that which is unasked for. She will deal with her weight only when she’s ready, and nothing you can do, however well-intentioned, will change that. Dear Abby: I own a consignment shop and have an idea I would like to pass along to readers who need to do something with their wedding gowns, formals or other clothing. While donating to charity is a great idea, any community or school theater group would also greatly benefit from these donations. It might open up an entirely new world if the
person then attended the performance to see his or her clothing put to such good use. What do you think? Jim in Illinois Dear Jim: What a great idea. The more people who involve themselves with cultural activities in their communities, the better for all concerned. You’re right — it could open up new worlds (and opportunities) for those who choose to become involved.
_________ 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.
Clubs and Organizations Port Angeles
PA Lions Club
Car club meets
Monday Musicale will meet Monday at noon at Queen of Angels Church, 209 W. 11th St. Entertainment will be provided by the scholarship winners.
The Sequim Valley Car Club meets the third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. For more information, phone 360-681-0413.
The Clallam County Retired School Employees will meet Tuesday at noon at the CrabHouse Restaurant, 221 N. Lincoln St. The program will be given by the Carnegie Hallbound Sequim Honors Choir. Lunch is $14, but members may come only for the program at about 12:45 p.m.
The Poetry Alliance hosts a poetry reading the third Monday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Sequim Senior Service Center, 921 E. Hammond St. The event is free.
Toastmasters SKWIM Toastmasters meets the first and third
A double-deck pinochle group meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Members host the card games once or twice a year in their homes. For more information, phone Brenda Holton at 360-452-5754 or Christine Hohman at 360-385-3396.
The weekly Clubs and Organizations listing focuses on groups across the North Olympic Peninsula. There is no cost to have your club included. Submissions must be received at least two weeks in advance of the event and contain the club’s name, location and address, times, cost if any, contact phone number and a brief description. To submit your club’s news: ■ E-MAIL: Send items to news@peninsuladailynews. com. ■ U.S. MAIL: PDN News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. ■ FAX: 360-417-3521 ■ IN PERSON: At any of the PDN’s three news offices. Please see Page A2 for the address of the one nearest you in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim.
Tuesday promptly at 7 p.m. at Blue Sky Real Estate, 190 Priest Road. Arrival at the meeting is requested for 6:50 p.m. Guests are welcome. The president and chairman can be phoned at 360808-2088.
Stockhounds meet Stockhounds Investment Club meets every third Tuesday of the month to share knowledge, do research on prospective stocks and evaluate the group’s current portfolio. Members come from the area stretching from Port Angeles to Port Townsend. For more information,
Things to Do Today and Monday, Dec. 19-20, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End
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The Port Angeles Lions Club will meet Thursday at Sons of Italy noon at the Port Angeles Sons of Italy invites par- CrabHouse, 221 N. Lincoln ticipants to join with others St. of Italian descent to share Port Angeles High an afternoon of companion- School will present a proship and potluck the third gram of Christmas songs. Sunday of each month at Guests are welcome. 1 p.m. at the Elks Naval For information on the Lodge, 131 E. First St. Lions’ hearing aid and eyeSocial members of nonglass recycling program, Italian descent with an phone 360-417-6862. interest in the Italian culture are welcome to attend. For more information, Sequim and the phone Pat Restaino at 360Dungeness Valley 452-1222.
phone Merlyn Wursher at 360-379-5412, Port Townsend, or Mike Zuspan at 360-582-1345, Sequim.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St. Female relatives of veterans are invited to attend. For more information, phone 360-683-5915 to leave a message.
Friends chapter The North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Compassionate Friends meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave. TCF is a nonprofit selfhelp support organization that assists bereaved families in their grief journey after the death of a child. For more information, phone 360-457-7395 or 360-417-1885.
Port Townsend and Jefferson County Christmas party Thea Foss No. 45, Daughters of Norway, will present its annual dancing/ singing around the Christmas tree today at 1 p.m. at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. The event is open to the public.
For further information, phone 360-379-1802.
Linux users The North Olympic Peninsula Linux Users Group will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in the Madrona Room of the WSU Learning Center, 201 W. Patison St., Port Hadlock. The meeting begins with an open discussion, and participants may bring questions, tips, tricks or whatever pertains to Linux. For more information, visit the website at http:// NOPLUG.us. The meeting is open to the public.
Exchange group North Olympic Exchange, a local currency group, will host an orientation for everyone interested in learning about building a sustainable community by trading services, skills and goods Monday at 7 p.m. at the Dundee Center, Hancock and 32nd streets, Port Townsend. For further information, phone Mike Dobkevich at 360-379-2627 or e-mail email@example.com.
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Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Art is a Gift.” HoliChristmas Light Tours — day art marketplace. 1203 E. Feiro Marine Life Center All Points Charters & Tours Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 — City Pier, noon to 4 p.m. The daily Things to Do calendar focuses on events offers tours of decorative p.m. Free. Open seven days a Admission by donation. Phone Christmas light displays in Port week through Dec. 24. Show open to the public. There is no cost for inclusion in both 360-417-6254. Angeles this holiday season. runs until Jan. 2. Phone 360the print and online version at peninsuladailynews.com. The approximately two-hour- 457-3532. Submissions must be received at least two weeks in long tours will leave the Lincoln advance of the event and contain the event’s name, locaPort Angeles Fine Arts Guided walking tour — Street Safeway, 110 E. Third tion and address, times, cost if any, contact phone numPort Angeles Center — “Art is a Gift.” HoliSt., at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments Historic downtown buildings, ber and a brief description. day art marketplace. 1203 E. served. $7.50 adults, $3.50 an old brothel and “UnderToday Submitting items for Things to Do is easy: Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 children 6-15, children younger ground Port Angeles.” Cham■ E-MAIL: Send items to news@peninsuladailynews. PA Vintage Softball — p.m. Free. Open seven days a than 5 free. Reservations may ber of Commerce, 121 E. Railcom or via the “Calendar” link at peninsuladailynews.com. week through Dec. 24. Show Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowbe made by phoning 360-460- road Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 ■ U.S. MAIL: PDN News, P.O. Box 1330, ship and recreation. Phone runs til Jan. 2. Phone 360-457p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 7131 or 360-565-1139. Port Angeles, WA 98362. Gordon Gardner at 360-452- 3532. senior citizens and students, ■ IN PERSON: At any of the PDN’s three news 5973 or Ken Foster at 360-683$6 ages 6 to 12. Children offices. Please see Page A2 for the address of the one Monday Boy Scout Christmas tree 0141 for information, including younger than 6, free. For resernearest you in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim. sales — Boy Scout Troop No. time of day and location. Overeaters Anonymous — vations, phone 360-452-2363, 1473 will be selling Christmas St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, ext. 0. Lions Breakfast — All-you- trees on Marine Drive across 510 E. Park Ave., 9 a.m. Phone can-eat breakfast served at the from Sunset Do it Best HardVolunteers in Medicine of Dance — Sons of Norway followed by folk and ballroom 360-477-1858. Crescent Bay Lions Clubhouse, ware between Simmer Down the Olympics health clinic — Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., 6:30 p.m. dance. $2 members, $3 noncorner of Holly Hill Road and coffee and Action Brake & MufWalk-in vision clinic — 909 Georgiana St., noon to 5 state Highway 112, from 8:30 fler. Noon to 5 p.m. with 30 minutes of instruction, members. Refreshments at 9 Information for visually impaired p.m. Free for patients with no and blind people, including insurance or access to health accessible technology display, care. For appointments, phone Buy One Buy One library, Braille training and vari- 360-457-4431. ous magnification aids. Vision Breakfast Entrée Late Lunch Entrée Loss Center, 228 W. First St., Monday Musicale — Queen and get second entrée and get second entrée Suite N (Armory Square Mall). of Angels Church, 109 W. 11th Phone 360-457-1383 for an St. Noon. 360-457-4585. of equal or of equal or appointment or visit www. Turn to Things/C5 visionlossservices.org/vision. lesser value lesser value a.m. to 11 a.m. $6 adults, $3 for children.
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Choosing the 12 birds of Christmas WE’RE FAMILIAR WITH the “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but what about the 12 birds of Christmas? Birds enter into the seasonal activities in several ways. Yes, we eat turkeys. We also receive cards decorated with birds. They’re displayed on our trees as ornaments. One bird, the white dove, is a seasonal symbol throughout the world. And of course, we feed and enjoy birds throughout the holidays and all winter. When mulling over the ways birds are part of the season, I attempted to choose 12 favorites, those most associated with the holidays. Christmas cards came to mind first. Chickadees are very popular, but it is the black-capped chickadee that decorates colorful greetings. This brings up a point about the birds displayed on our cards. The eastern portion of the country still influences Christmas card illustrations. Chestnut-backed chickadees are primarily seen in the Northwest. That’s OK. We have plenty of black-
caps, too. Cardinals are another story. This winter is predicted to be a cold one, with plenty of snow. If that is our fate, let’s hope it brings a wave of snowy owls to the Northwest. These beautiful birds are used on greeting cards, but they are also on the minds of birders hoping to see one. I’m not aware of any sightings yet, but this is the season for wishing, and snow bunting reports have started — even in Florida! While the snowy owl is probably the most northern bird associated with the season, there is also one from the cold southern regions that often shows up on cards and as tree ornaments. I just opened a card that has a lively bunch of penguins dancing across it. They were colorfully attired in stocking caps and scarves, but the ice skates did “gild the lily” just a bit. “Seven swans a swimming” assured these handsome birds a place in Christmas decorations and traditions a long time ago. Their white regal grace
adds beauty to anything they decorate. Swans have a worldwide attraction. Mute swans belong to the Old World because that is the one commonly seen there. In North America, we enjoy two beautiful swan species, the tundra and the trumpeter. Geese and ducks are also popular on cards, especially those illustrated with wintery outdoor scenes. Many of us, especially those who have roots in the Midwest, have fond memories of winter days spent hunting for not only a Christmas tree, but for the Christmas dinner. Finches are always popular as Christmas card art. That’s because they are familiar birds we see at our feeders, and their numbers are the largest at this time of the year. House finches and purple finches are also popular because the males wear the holiday color of red. Goldfinches are also in the running because over much of the country, they also flock to feeders. Other birds, like the golden-crowned kinglet, red-breasted or whitebreasted nuthatch and eve-
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The varied thrush, a Northwest native, is a harbinger of winter — and Christmas. ning grosbeak end up as seasonal color because they are colorful. They make the grade because of their good looks. I think they are also used as more and more people expand their knowledge of birds Woodpeckers brighten many of our cards and decorate our trees. They’re a natural choice because, like
When it arrives, winter comes, too, and so does Christmas. Have a warm and wonderful “happiest time of the year.”
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the finches, they have red in their plumage. While all of these birds are part of the season’s festivities, one other bird is special if it only puts in an appearance. The handsome Northwest native the varied thrush still hasn’t visited our yard this winter, and it is one of my 12 seasonal favorites.
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Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Club — Watch the team with other black-and-gold fans at Monday Stymie’s Bar & Grill at Cedars Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain at Dungeness Golf Course, 1965 Woodcock Road, 10 a.m. Jane Lane, 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Phone 206-321-1718 or visit Phone 360-775-8663. www.sequimyoga.com. Adult Scrabble — The Walk aerobics — First BapAuthor Nancy Pearl — Nancy Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 1 tist Church of Sequim, 1323 Pearl, author of Book Lust to Go: p.m. Phone 360-681-2619. Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 Recommended Reading for TravCharles Dickens’ “A a.m. Free. Phone 360-683elers, Vagabonds and Dreamers, will speak at the Port Angeles Christmas Carol” — Pre- 2114. Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 7 sented at Dungeness Commup.m. Free. Presented by Port nity Church, 45 Eberle Lane, Exercise classes — Sequim Book & News. 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave. Cardio-step, 9 a.m. to Phone 360-683-7333. 10:15 a.m. Strength and toning Sequim and the Trivia night — Oasis Sports class, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Briefly . . . Joyce Sunday school set for 6 p.m. today
Port Angeles. “Winter’s cold can’t reach our hearts as we join together in the circle on the longest night of the year,” Giraldo said. “Come join the circle under the full moon to dance and drum our connections with each other, our community, our home planet.” Drumming will continue until 8 p.m. Admission is free. For details and directions, phone 360-461-5188 or e-mail nobleamiga@ yahoo.com.
JOYCE — Joyce Bible Church’s Sunday school program will present at 6 p.m. today. “Footsteps to the Manger” is directed by Kimber Sprague. The program will also feature a human video, a form of live theater that combines a Christian message with music, drama and action, without the use of speech, props or costumes. The human video portion of the event is directed by Jackie Price. The church is located at 50470 state Highway 112.
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SEQUIM — Sequim Education Foundation’s “Mars Rover” poster contest officials kicked off the third annual Sequim Education Foundation Engineering Challenge, which will be held at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, Feb. 26. Sequim High School student Mercedes Meyer’s entry won first prize and a $100 cash prize. Standup comedy The poster contest rules PORT TOWNSEND — called for contestants to The final standup comedy encourage students in grades show of the year at the K-12 to enter the annual Upstage, 923 Washington engineering challenge. St., will be at 8 p.m. SEF’s engineering chalWednesday. lenge provides an opportuOn the bill are Derek nity for students to compete Sheen, Solomon Georgio for scholarships in exciting and Mike Drucker. Sheen is a Seattle come- hands-on problem-solving competitions. dian who has recently The event is open to all worked with Arj Barker, Sequim public school stuMaria Bamford, Brian dents. Posehn and Jon Dore. It is designed to inspire He records the “Delichildren interested in scicious Mediocrity Podcast,” ence and mathematics to available on iTunes. pursue studies in engineerGeorgio was recently a ing. finalist in the San FranYoung people compete cisco Comedy Competition. against their peers in the He has opened for Reggie Watts and Brent Wein- elementary school, middle school and high school divibach. A Seattle native, sions. First-, second- and thirdDrucker has written for place winners receive $1,000, The Onion, “Saturday Night Live,” Jimmy Fallon $750 or $500 scholarships in their respective divisions. and the Mark Twain Sequim Education FounAwards. The show is for all ages, dation sets up scholarship with discretion due to adult accounts for winners that can be claimed once they language. graduate high school and are Cover is $10. accepted to a college or techFor more information, nical school of their choosphone 360-385-2216. Peninsula Daily News ing.
Soroptimist sale PORT ANGELES — Soroptimist International — Jet Set of Port Angeles will hold a bake sale to support Olympic Medical Foundation’s Red, Set, Go Heart Health Awareness program. The bake sale will be held at Swain’s General Store, 602 E. First St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Drumming circle PORT ANGELES — The monthly community drum circle is open to all comers at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Longhouse at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Participants of all levels of skill may bring their own drums or choose from the percussion toys from the circle, which is facilitated by Beatriz Giraldo and Diana Somerville of
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Registration required. craft and aviation art. Phone 360-582-2845 or 360Chimacum Grange FarmWomen’s weight loss sup- 582-5675. ers Market — 9572 Rhody port group — Dr. Leslie Van Health clinic — Free medi- Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to 2 Romer’s office, 415 N. Sequim cal services for uninsured or p.m. Ave. under-insured. Dungeness ValPuget Sound Coast ArtilFoster parent benefit — ley Health & Wellness Clinic, Dine at Applebees, 130 River 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 lery Museum — Fort Worden Road, and 15 percent of food p.m. Phone 360-582-0218. State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. order will be donated to the Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for Women’s barbershop choNorth Olympic Foster Parent children 6 to 12, free for chilAssociation. 11 a.m. to mid- rus — Singers sought for dren 5 and younger. Exhibits Grand Olympics Chorus of night. Inform server before interpret the Harbor Defenses placing order. Phone 360-683- Sweet Adelines. Sequim Bible of Puget Sound and the Strait Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., 9090. 6:30 p.m. Phone Wendy Foster of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ Family Caregivers support at 360-683-0141. olypen.com. group — Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., 1 Port Townsend and Jefferson County Historip.m. to 3 p.m. Phone Carolyn Jefferson County cal Museum and shop — 540 Lindley at 360-417-8554. Water St., Port Townsend, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 for Women’s cancer support Today adults, $1 for children 3 to 12, group — Look Good Feel BetPort Townsend Aero free for historical society memter Program for women diagnosed with cancer. Olympic Museum — Jefferson County bers. Exhibits include “JefferMedical Cancer Center, 844 N. International Airport, 195 Air- son County’s Maritime HeriFifth Ave., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tage,” “James Swan and the Learn hair styling and makeup Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Native Americans” and “The application tips. Sponsored by for seniors, $6 for children ages Chinese in Early Port Olympic Medical Cancer Cen- 7-12, free for children younger Townsend.” Phone 360-385ter and American Cancer Soci- than 6. Features vintage air- 1003 or visit www.jchsmuseum. org. Commanding Officer’s Quarters museum tour — Fort Worden State Park, noon to 4 p.m. $4 adults, free for children. Phone 360-385-1003.
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Sequim High School teacher Martha Rudersdorf, left, and Sequim Education Foundation engineering challenge Chairman Walter Johnson, right, congratulate poster contest winner Mercedes Meyer. The “challenge” for 2011 will be a Mars Rover Contest. Students will be required to build a wheeled vehicle powered by two rubber bands that is capable of traversing a course of water, rock and glass hazards. The vehicle with the fastest time will win. Previous Sequim Education Foundation challenges included the Egg Drop and Popsicle Stick Bridge Building contests. Rules and entrance forms may be found at www. sequimed.org.
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and photos of Quilcene and surrounding communities. New exhibits on Brinnon, military, Monday millinery and Quilcene High School’s 100th anniversary. Cabin Fever Quilters — TriPhone 360-765-0688, 360Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum, 765-3192 or 360-765-4848, or quilcenemuseum@ 10 a.m. Open to public. Phone e-mail or quilcene Laura Gipson at 360-385- olypen.com firstname.lastname@example.org. Quilcene Historical 0441. Museum — 151 E. Columbia Silent war and violence St., by appointment. Artifacts, Puget Sound Coast Artildocuments, family histories lery Museum — Fort Worden protest — Women in Black, and photos of Quilcene and State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adams and Water streets, 1:30 surrounding communities. New Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for p.m. to 2:30 p.m. exhibits on Brinnon, military, children 6 to 12, free for chilmillinery and Quilcene High dren 5 and younger. Exhibits Overeaters Anonymous — School’s 100th anniversary. interpret the Harbor Defenses St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Phone 360-765-0688, 360- of Puget Sound and the Strait 1032 Jefferson St., 5 p.m. 765-3192 or 360-765-4848, or of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360Phone 360-385-6854. e-mail quilcenemuseum@ 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ olypen.com or quilcene olypen.com. Discussion — Quimper email@example.com. Grange, 1219 Corona St., Port Jefferson County HistoriFree bike clinic — cal Museum and shop — 540 Townsend, 7 p.m. For monthly Chauncey Tudhope-Locklear Water St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. topics, phone 360-379-2536. offers “Port Townsend ReCy- Admission: $4 for adults, $1 for clery,” Food Co-op, 414 Kear- children 3 to 12,free for historiForks and ney St., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Phone cal society members. Exhibits 360-643-1755. include “Jefferson County’s the West End Maritime Heritage,” “James “The Eight: Reindeer Swan and the Native Ameri- Today Monologues” — Not for chil- cans” and “The Chinese in Fiber Arts Open House — dren. Key City Playhouse, 419 Early Port Townsend.” Phone Washington St., 2:30 p.m. and 360-385-1003 or visit www. Spinners, weavers, knitters and others are invited to the Rain7 p.m. Tickets $18 general and jchsmuseum.org. forest Art Center, 35 N. Forks $10 students available at online www.keycitypublictheatre.org/ Quilcene Historical Ave., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for cooktickets.htm or Quimper Sound, Museum — 151 E. Columbia ies and fun. Bring spindles, 230 Taylor St. For more infor- St., by appointment. Artifacts, wheels, knitting, etc. See the mation, phone 360-385-7396 documents, family histories new weaving studio.
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Create botanic wonderland in 5 tips WELL, FORTUNATELY (OR unfortunately), we are all running out of time while the gardening Santa has completed his list, checked it twice and by now should know who has been horticulturally naughty and who has been gardening nice. Our gardening tools have been put away in the shed with care in the hopes that Saint Sunshine will soon return and be fair. And with visions of sugar plums (Asian pears, delicious apples and sweet cherries) dancing in our heads, it is time to dream of next year and how the gardening beast can be fed. To stay permanently on the “super-nice list,” or, as I like to call it, “the Peninsula Fabulous Five,” let us contemplate how we can make our place a true botanical wonderland and thus ensure we never get a lump of coal from our Master Gardener friends.
A growing concern 1. Light up the Dark canMay vas. For weeks now, I’ve been trying to tell how only the Grinch and his Grinchettes do not hang at least one strand of lights around their home or business. Really, it is a fabulous forum for fantastic frolic and awesome art. It also bridges a very bleak, bland and dark time of year in your yard, so start today! 2. Spectacular spring showcase. Right after the lights come spring bulbs, and no place on the
planet is better-suited to growing and admiring spring bulbs than our very own Olympic Peninsula. And believe it or not, this month, even early January, is an excellent time to still plant these bulbs. In fact, they will probably be more reliable to bloom on schedule (not early) than those planted in September or October. Spring bulbs are still in stores, hidden in corners at dramatic close-out specials. Phone the bulb catalog companies, and they will have items at 50 percent off for immediate shipping. But now or by next year, you need to have a plethora of springflowering bulb varieties to be on the good list. 3. It’s all in the container. Hanging baskets, flower boxes, ornamental pots and flowering containers are elves’ and everyone’s favorite horticultural
eye candy. Again, no place is more forgiving and conducive to growing Olympic gold medal-winning containers than here in your own back-, front or side yard. If you only pick one of the five, pick this one as your resolution to maximize this coming year! 4. The divine and delightful dahlia. Best plant ever. Mrs. Claus had Santa build a huge Victorian conservatory up at the North Pole just so she could have dahlias. They alone create a bedazzling yard like no other plant. And as August gives way to September and then October, dahlias become even more prolific as the rest of the summer garden fails. You can order tubers soon, if not tomorrow. 5. Autumn’s awesome fall foliage.
Every year, plant a different response-time fall foliage plant so that from September to December, your bushes, shrubs and trees explode in a cornucopia of colors. This is truly the most underrealized and -planned for season arbor-wise. Create the paintbrush-of-fall effect on your own property. P.S. Repeat entire list. This list of the “Peninsula Fabulous Five” will have your home decked out in full festive color from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. Merry Christmas, everyone!
________ Andrew May is an ornamental horticulturist who dreams of having Clallam and Jefferson counties nationally recognized as “Flower Peninsula USA.” Send him questions c/o Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: Andrew May).
Briefly . . . Preschool fetes Las Posadas PORT ANGELES — Kindergarten, first- and second-grade students at Queen of Angels School recently celebrated “Christmas in Mexico” by observing Las Posadas. Traditionally, Las Posadas is a nine-day religious observance that re-enacts Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter. Posadas translates to “lodging” in English. Queen of Angels students marked the event by knocking on the doors of classrooms dressed as Mary, Joseph, angels and shepherds. Each class turned the travelers away, representing the nine nights of Las Posadas, until the last room, where the travelers were welcomed with a party and a pinata. Children also made tissue-paper flowers, poinsettias and tortillas and learned about the legend of the poinsettia.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church members Ann Wood, left, and Margaret Maxwell, right, present a $1,500 donation to Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics Medical Manager John Melcher. Pictured are, from left, Kim Braun, Josef Kavadas, Sara Hopf, James Hancock, Vinny Pavlak, Donovan Johnson and other students from the Queen of Angels School’s primary grades, who learned about “Christmas in Mexico” by observing Las Posadas.
A temporary stop will be located at the far side of Hilltop Tavern in Port Townsend for those wanting to disembark the Tri-Area loop bus on Upper Sims Way. “The New Year’s holiday is a perfect time to provide our support back to the community,” Jefferson Transit Authority General Manager Peggy Hanson said in a news release. “This is our way of saying thank you to the residents for their year-round patronage of public transportation. “We are also offering this public service in the spirit of community support for services to the Port Townsend Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department,” Hanson said. “Hopefully, many will be persuaded to leave their cars at home and instead use public transit, lessening the likelihood off accidents.”
Woodworking PORT ANGELES — Scholarships are available for a woodworking foundation course offered by the Port Townsend School of Woodworking from Jan. 10 to April 1. The course is designed to provide an understanding of basic woodworking
techniques with hand and power tools and to provide broad exposure to a range of woodworking techniques. This enables graduates to develop their own voice and style as a woodworker or furniture maker. The course also provides students with pragmatic and safe techniques for effective work in a woodshop. The woodworking school is offering scholarships to young people of the Port Townsend/East Jefferson County area, with plans to expand the scholarship program in subsequent years. “We want to help young people develop skills that will last them for life,” said Tim Lawson, executive director of the Port Townsend School of Woodworking. “We’re looking to kindle that passion for wood and working with their hands into a lifelong love affair.” A course description and online application can be found at www.ptwood school.com. For more information about the scholarship application or course details, phone Lawson at 360-440-7660 or e-mail email@example.com. Peninsula Daily News
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PORT ANGELES — The Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics clinic received a donation of $1,500 from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, which raised the money at its recent Fiber Arts and Crafts Boutique. The boutique was the brainchild of Margaret Maxwell and included items made by St. Andrew’s members and friends. Local fiber artists also sold their art, with a portion of the proceeds going to the clinic. This donation also includes proceeds from the organ recital and coffee shop held during the fair. “We are very pleased to support the work of VIMO with this holiday effort,” said Maxwell. “It was very successful, and the community truly benefits from it.” In addition to this donation, VIMO recently received an anonymous $2,000 donation through the Schwab
Charitable Trust. “The community has been so generous to VIMO this fall,” said clinic Medical Manager John Melcher. “We also received $25,000 from our third annual Healthy Harvest dinner and the dance and auction sponsored by local service clubs,” he said. “These local gifts truly make the difference in our ability to serve the uninsured in our community.” The donations help support the work of the clinic: medical and behavioral health care for uninsured adults provided by volunteer doctors, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, nurses and support staff. Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics offers two medical clinics each week, behavioral health clinics, classes for patients with diabetes and a prescriptionassistance program. For more information, visit www.vimoclinic.org.
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PORT ANGELES — Spay to Save, a local nonprofit animal-welfare organization, has purchased a 26-foot, mobile spay/neuter clinic. The purchase will allow the group to bring its pet spay/neuter services to lowincome pet owners Art at the inn throughout Clallam County PORT LUDLOW — The who could not otherwise Port Ludlow Artist’s access them. League’s second annual The group is seeking to Christmas Exhibit at The raise $25,000 to purchase Inn runs until Monday, the surgical instruments, Jan. 3. equipment, supplies and The free exhibit features medications necessary to local art from approxiput the mobile unit in sermately 50 artists. vice by spring. The exhibit, which Donations can be sent to began Dec. 4, is open from Spay to Save, P.O. Box 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Artwork, crafts, jewelry 2453, Port Angeles, WA and fused glass are on dis- 98362 or online at www. spaytosave.org. play in the lobby halls, Marina Room and sunroom of The Inn At Port Ludlow, La Boheme tickets 1 Heron Road. PORT ANGELES — Items are available for The Port Angeles Sympurchase at the inn. phony is selling tickets to attend Puccini’s La Students of month Boheme in Victoria on Saturday, Feb. 19. PORT ANGELES — Tickets are $130 and Joshua Moan and Allison include a $40 tax-deductMaxwell of Port Angeles ible donation to the Port High School have been Angeles Symphony. named students of the Other costs including month by the Port Angeles ferry travel, hotel and dinRotary Club. ing are not included in the Maxwell purchase price. has a 4.0 However, a special rate grade-point of $89 for a standard room average and and $105 for a suite has has earned been arranged at the Chaacademic, teau Victoria. athletic and These rates are good for instrumenFeb. 18-20. tal music Maxwell For reservations, phone achieveBarbara Hutter at 360-683ment 4743. awards. She New Year’s Eve bus received a National PORT TOWNSEND — Merit ScholFree bus service will be arship Prooffered by Jefferson Transit gram letter on New Year’s Eve. of recomJefferson Transit will Moan mendation offer the free rides as an this year. alternative for those who do Maxwell is active in stu- not want to drive or should dent government, track not drive on the holiday and and field, is a Relay For to help support riders who Life youth chair and has have to work New Year’s played violin for 12 years. Eve. She is the daughter of Starting at 8 p.m. SaturBarbara and Michael Max- day, Dec. 31, Jefferson Tranwell. sit will operate two routes, Moan is a recent transthe No. 11 Shuttle and the fer from Warrenton High No. 6B Tri-Area Loop. School, where he mainFree fare rides will run tained a 3.93 grade-point until final departure times average. of 2:30 a.m. for the Shuttle He is active in Boy and 2:05 a.m. for the TriScouts, National Honor Area Loop. Society, marching band and Flag stops will be Navy Junior ROTC. allowed on the Shuttle He is the son of Jon and route, except on Water Cora Moan. Street.
Church raises funds for VIMO
Sunday, December 19, 2010
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Spotted owl plan not enough, experts say protected for existing owls, as well as expected increases as the species recovers, they said.
Scientists: Obama’s strategy not much better than Bush’s
By Jeff Barnard
the best available science — required by the EndanThe Associated Press gered Species Act — to creGRANTS PASS, Ore. — ate the draft plan. The Obama administration’s plan for saving spot- 1990 listing ted owls isn’t much better The northern spotted than the one proposed by his predecessor, experts on owl was declared a threatened species in 1990 prithe threatened bird said. Wildlife scientists said marily because of heavy both administrations put logging in old-growth fortoo much blame on wildfire ests of the Northwest. Despite major cutbacks as a major threat to the survival of spotted owls and in logging on federal lands, did not do enough to protect its numbers have continued old-growth forest habitat to decline. In recent years, an Eastfrom logging. The reviewers were hired ern cousin, the barred owl, by the U.S. Fish and Wild- has made matters worse by life Service to review the driving spotted owls from Obama plan and included their territories, particusome who were involved in larly in Washington state. a lawsuit challenging the The spotted owl’s need Bush plan. for old-growth forests has “The main point is, ‘It’s long put it at the center of the habitat, dummy,”’ said legal and political battles Dominick DellaSala, chief over logging in the Northscientist for the Geos Insti- west. tute in Ashland, Ore., who Lawsuits from conservaserved on the team drafting tion groups led to a reducthe 2008 owl recovery plan tion of more than 80 percent for the Bush administra- in logging on federal lands in 1994, causing economic tion. “The Fish and Wildlife pain in many logging Service just doesn’t get it.” towns. Reviewers for The WildThe institute is a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging life Society said the Obama the Bush administration administration plan justified the need for logging to plan. Reviewers also com- reduce fire risk when there plained the U.S. Fish and was plentiful evidence to Wildlife Service did not use the contrary.
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A northern spotted owl sits on a tree in the Deschutes National Forest in Oregon. Studies show that prey may actually increase for owls in burned-over forests, and the rate of severe forest fires would have to increase five to eight times to pose a serious threat to the amount
of habitat, they wrote. Meanwhile, there is minimal research to show that thinning forests does not drive out spotted owls. They acknowledged that the latest draft was better
than the Bush plan but complained the draft plan was incomplete. It lacked a design for habitat reserves, making it impossible to determine if enough habitat would be
Paul Henson, who heads endangered species programs for Fish and Wildlife in Oregon, said the plan called for preserving oldgrowth forests in general and the specifics would be dealt with in the next phase, creation of a new habitat conservation plan. He added that a lot of scientific evidence showed that wildfire posed a significant threat, especially as global warming progresses. “The main theme here is we feel we are hitting this right down the scientific center,” Henson said. The Bush administration created a spotted owl recovery plan in 2008 that made room for a major increase in logging on federal lands in the Northwest. It blamed wildfires and incursions by the much more aggressive barred owl for the precipitous decline in spotted owls, despite major cutbacks in logging. Last year, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar withdrew that plan after deciding it could not stand up to legal challenges. An inspector general had found undue political interference.
Navy carrier base has been good for Everett By Noah Haglund The Daily Herald
EVERETT — People used to think of Navy towns as rowdy places full of bars and cheap thrills. Folks in Everett generally take a different view: charity, jobs and really cool displays on the Fourth of July. That perspective evolved during the 20-plus years that the community has hosted Naval Station Everett. “Since the Navy came to town, we’re far more attentive to our veterans, we’re far more attentive to our patriotic holidays,” said Pat McClain, an Everett city employee who’s worked on issues involving the base since it was first proposed in the early 1980s. “I think the Navy gave us a new dimension to our culture.” Before the base arrived, officials in Everett were trying to figure out how to cope with the projected loss of thousands of jobs in the timber industry, McClain said. That would have left the
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The USS Nimitz prepares to dock at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Dec. 8. area with the notoriously cyclical Boeing Co. as the only anchor. The Navy, however, would add stability. Naval Station Everett is now Snohomish County’s largest public employer, and the second-largest employer overall, behind only Boeing. Its approximately 6,000 employees and their dependents contribute to the local economy not just as consumers; many of them gain administrative skills and technical know-how that make them hot commodi-
ties in the job market. “It’s hard to go to any office in town or any store without finding anybody whose father or brother or a spouse is part of the Navy here in Everett,” said John Mohr, executive director of the Port of Everett. Bob Drewel, former county executive and now the executive director of the Puget Sound Regional Council, said the base changed the region’s economic vitality. “There are highly trained folks in other capacities
there who have gone on to enter the workforce and stay in our community,” he said. The USS Abraham Lincoln has been home-ported here since 1997. News that the familiar aircraft carrier would depart Everett in late 2011 for a mid-life fueling of its nuclear reactors stoked fears that it would also carry away about half of the base personnel. The announcement last week that another carrier, the USS Nimitz, would
move to Everett from San Diego next year put those fears to rest. The Nimitz is scheduled for a year of maintenance in Bremerton before heading here. Navy officials in 1983 first proposed opening a new base somewhere in the Puget Sound region. The following year, Everett was the top pick over 13 other area ports. There was an initial groundbreaking in 1987. One thing that would be different about this base is
that personnel stationed there would be allowed to live throughout the region, rather than being restricted close to base. With the Lincoln’s arrival a decade after the groundbreaking, Snohomish County and other local governments braced for how the carrier’s crew would affect the community. Marine View Drive near the waterfront was widened from two to four lanes, as planners prepared for 3,000 new residents, 70 percent thought to have cars. Everett Transit added a route to the base. The Lakewood and Marysville school districts prepared for a wave of new students. Over time, the base would prove to have unanticipated impacts. Take charity, for instance. Sailors on the USS Lincoln in recent months have raised more than $90,000 in an ongoing campaign, said Deborah Squires, VP of impact and marketing for United Way of Snohomish County.
Italian court OKs evidence review in murder trial appeal By Alessandra Rizzo The Associated Press
PERUGIA, Italy — Amanda Knox won an important victory in her appeals trial of her murder conviction in Italy on Saturday, when a court ruled that it will allow an independent review of crucial DNA evidence. The lower court trial, which convicted the former University of Washington student last year and sentenced her to 26 years in an Italian prison, had rejected a similar defense request for an outside review of DNA found on the victim’s bra clasp and on a knife the prosecution alleged was used to stab Meredith Kercher. Knox, a 23-year-old from Seattle, was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering Kercher. The co-defendant in the appeals trial is her ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, an
Italian who was convicted of the same charges and sentenced to 25 years. Prosecutors maintain that Sollecito’s DNA was found on the bra clasp and that Knox’s DNA was found on the knife. The defense maintains that DNA traces presented at the first trial were inconclusive and also contends they might have been contaminated when they were analyzed. Knox’s mother, Edda Mellas, burst into tears of joy in the courtroom in the university town of Perugia when the appeals court announced its decision. “Finally a little bit of good news,” Mellas said, as Knox’s family members hugged defense team lawyers. The court selected two experts from Rome’s Sapienza University to review the evidence. The experts will be for-
mally given the task at the trial’s next session Jan. 15. The request for the review was the first significant test for Knox’s defense. A rejection could have dealt a severe blow to their hopes of overturning the conviction. Prosecutor Giancarlo Costagliola had opposed the review request as “useless,” asserting that “this court has all the elements to be able to come to a decision.” A lawyer for the Kercher family, Francesco Maresca, also opposed the evidence review. Knox was hunched and pale as she was escorted into the courtroom earlier in the morning. She has been behind bars in Perugia since Nov. 6, 2007, four days after Kercher’s body was found in a pool of blood, her throat slit, in the apartment Knox and Kercher shared as exchange students in Perugia.
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Convicted student Amanda Knox, center, is escorted by penitentiary guards as she arrives for a hearing in her appeals trial at a courthouse in Perugia, Italy, on Saturday. Saturday’s hearing was held two days after Italy’s highest criminal court upheld the conviction and 16-year-prison sentence of the third person charged with the murder, Rudy Her-
mann Guede of the Ivory Coast. Guede has admitted being at the house the night of the murder but denies killing Kercher. He was tried separately.
The high court’s ruling, which cannot be appealed, is significant because it states that Guede took part in the slaying but did not act alone, prosecutors and lawyers said.
Land trust purchases 217-acre private island in San Juans The Associated Press
SEATTLE — A land trust has purchased a 217acre private island in the San Juans for $6.4 million — less than half the asking price. Late high-tech pioneer John Fluke bought Vendovi
Island in 1966, and his family put it up for auction this fall. They had wanted $14.5 million for the island. The San Juan Preservation Trust came up with $3 million in donations and a $3.4 million low-interest
loan from San Juan residents. “We are excited that [Vendovi] may one day be available to the general population through the trust,” David Fluke, a spokesman for the sellers, said in a statement.
“It’s a unique, beautiful property in a magnificent setting with a lustrous and storied past.” The heavily forested, largely undeveloped island seven miles north of Anacortes has no ferry service. No public access will be
allowed while an inventory of the island’s resources is conducted and a management plan is developed, but the trust said a public park is a long-term possibility. The island has six beaches, a four-bedroom house and a harbor pro-
tected by a rock breakwater. “This gives us an unprecedented opportunity to protect a large, intact ecosystem,” the trust said. The trust said it is already raising money to pay off the loan.
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dence at 25. Cause of death is pending. March 22, 1923 — Dec. 14, 2010 Services: Wednesday, Mary “Pat” Bates died in Dec. 22, 2 p.m., in DrennanSequim of age-related Ford Funeral Home, 260 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. causes. She was 87. www.drennanford.com Services: Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 11 a.m., memorial in Dungeness Community Donald Joseph Church, 45 Eberle Lane, Rogers north of Sequim. Nov. 10, 1920 — Dec. 16, 2010 Burial will be in Sequim Port Angeles resident View Cemetery with Sequim Donald Joseph Rogers died Valley Funeral Chapel in of natural causes at 90. charge of arrangements. His obituary will be pub-
lished later. Services: Wednesday, Dec. 22, noon, funeral in Jan. 7, 1985 — Dec. 14, 2010 Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Ryan P. Kardonsky died Chapel, 105 W. Fourth St., in his Port Angeles resi- Port Angeles. The Rev.
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Death and Memorial Notice Danny K. Johnson December 17, 1955 December 3, 2010 Danny K. Johnson, 54, of Port Angeles, passed away on December 3, 2010, of esophageal cancer. He was born on December 17, 1955, in Everett, Washington, to Marty and Dot Johnson. Danny married Robin Ross and later Val Beckley. Both marriages ended in divorce. He was also preceded in death by longtime companion, Alvina Daley. Danny had many friends from all walks of life and he will be deeply missed by all those who loved him. He was lovingly
devoted to his cat, Mama Kitty. He also had an exceptionally close relationship with his pastor, Walter Brown. When God sent Walter into his life, he was deeply impacted by the unconditional love given to him. Danny was so proud of the day he was baptized by Pastor Brown in Hood Canal. He is survived by daughters, Nina Joy Johnson and Niki Daley, both of Anchorage, Alaska; father, Marty Johnson; brother, Randy Johnson; sister, Susie Sanders; and four grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, January 2, 2011, at Mount Pleasant Grange, Port Angeles, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Death and Memorial Notice Leona Patricia ‘Pat’ Pringle August 11, 1926 December 10, 2010 Leona Patricia Pringle, 84, of Sequim passed away on December 10, 2010. She was born on August 11, 1926, in Stockton, California, to Harry Lawrence and Lorraine Emily (Reiman) Green. She joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17, and served as a radio woman from July 27, 1944, until July 28, 1945. Pat also attended college. She married Brad Pringle on November 3, 1951, in Reno, Nevada, and spent the next 16 years as an officer’s wife, supporting her loving husband in his career as a U.S. Navy officer. As a Navy family, Pat and Brad lived in Southern California, Georgia, Hawaii and the San Francisco Bay area. They spent many happy years together traveling overseas and across the United States. They settled in Sequim, and became involved in the Elks organization, volunteering in the community. Pat loved volunteering and helping others. She served as the president of The Ladies of the Elks and loved
Mrs. Pringle being involved by organizing, cooking and raising funds for the needy causes. Pat was a most loving and vivacious soul. She was happiest being with her immediate and extended family. She never complained about life’s challenges; instead, she always saw the positive side. She was an avid reader and wrote letters to the editor when so moved. Pat was loved by many and will be deeply missed. She is survived by her husband, Brad; children, Candace, Stephanie and Wendy; seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. A reception will be held at the Sequim Elks, 143 Port Williams Road, on January 29, 2011, at 1:30 p.m.
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Anthony Sackor will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Angeles Memorial Park, U.S. Highway 101 and Monroe Road, Port Angeles. www.harper-ridgeview funeralchapel.com
Arthur J. Stark Jan. 24, 1946 — Dec. 16, 2010
Arthur J. Stark died in Port Angeles home. He was 64. Cause of death is pending. His obituary will be published later. Services: Drennan-Ford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jack William Stewart III Dec. 9, 1947 — Dec. 13, 2010
Former Port Angeles resident Jack William Stewart III of Seattle died at home of cardiac arrest. He was 63. His obituary will be published later. Services: Thursday, Dec. 30, 1 p.m., celebration of life at Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, 260 Monroe Road, Port Angeles.
October 1, 1933 December 11, 2010 Larry L. Thomas, age 77, of Bothell, Washington, went to be with the Lord on December 11, 2010. He was born on October 1, 1933, in Yakima, Washington, to Henry and Doris Thomas. He graduated from Bremerton High School in 1952, and attended Bob Jones University and Seattle Pacific University, graduating in 1956. He was honored as a member of “Who’s Who Among Students” in his senior year. In 1957, he married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn Johnson, and was drafted into the U.S. Army. Their first home was in Baltimore, Maryland, where Larry entered the Army’s Counter Intelligence Training Program. He was assigned to the
Mr. Thomas Language School, where he studied Russian for 47 weeks. He was then sent to Stuttgart and Munich, where their first child was born. He and Marilyn enjoyed traveling throughout Western Europe. They moved to Port Angeles, where he started his teaching career and his three daughters were born. Larry spent 27 years as an educator, enjoying the last few years as a
physical education teacher. Most of his career was spent working in the Mukilteo School District. On August 3, 2007, Larry and Marilyn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Larry will be remembered for his compassion for others and his unfailing faith in the Lord. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Leon. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; son, Mark (Sylvia); daughters, Deborah, Rebecca (Jerry) and Rachel (Shannon); and nine grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Canyon Hills Community Church, 22027 17th Avenue S.E., Bothell, Wash., at 1 p.m. on December 21, 2010. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to The Gideons, P.O. Box 501, Everett, WA 98206, or Child Evangelism,1832 Walnut Street, Everett, WA 98201.
Death and Memorial Notice Walter Edwin ‘Wally’ Hagen Jr. September 27, 1916 December 15, 2010 Walter ‘Wally’ Edwin Hagen Jr., age 87, of Okauchee, Wisconsin, passed away in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, on December 15, 2010. Walter was born in Racine, Wisconsin, to Laura Cecilia Greiger Hagen and Walter Edwin Hagen Sr. Wally attended St. John Nepomuk Elementary School and graduated from Horlick High School, Racine. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in June 1943, was trained in military intelligence and served as a Military Policeman in the European Theater until 1945. He then remained in the Army Reserve until 1955. When Walter returned to Wisconsin, he attended and graduated from University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a degree in Sociology in August 1950.
In June 1950, he married Gloria June Knutson at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in Racine. After graduation from college, Walter was employed by Racine County as a Social Worker. In May 1955, he started work with the Social Security Administration; he worked his way up “through the ranks” until 1964, when he became District Manager for Social Security for Waukesha County. After he retired from the Social Security Administration, he worked as a Social Worker for Bethesda Lutheran Home in Watertown, setting up group homes, and ended his career as a Social Worker working for Jefferson County Human Services, all in Wisconsin. Walter is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Gloria J. Hagen; three sons and one daughter, Michael (Selinda Barkhuis) of Port Angeles, Linda (Anthony) Heck of Shawano, Wisconsin, Brian of West Allis, Wisconsin, and John (Leslie)
of Port Townsend; five sisters, Laura Hopper of Pennsylvania, Sandra and Joan of Racine, Wisconsin, Sister Rosemary OSF of Milwaukee and Diana (Raymond) DeHahn of Racine; special cousin, Eugene VanEimerin, with whom he spent childhood summers on the farm; grandchildren, Josh (Lisa) Hagen of Federal Way, Washington, Cody Hagen of Kauai, Hawaii, Lewis Hagen of Port Townsend and Brian Hagen Jr. of Fox Lake, Wisconsin; one great-grandchild, Sam Hagen of Federal Way, Washington; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Laura and Walter Hagen; and daughter-in-law, Leann (Brian) Hagen of West Allis, Wisconsin. Walter loved to read history, travel and listen to classical music. Walter and Gloria traveled the U.S. and Canada in their “mini-Winnie.” Together they took wonderful trips to Alaska,
Hawaii and Europe, including Paris in 1995 to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of D-Day with fellow World War II veterans. Walter spoke fondly of his years in Europe and especially the year he spent in Ireland. In 2001, he received a Certificate of Military Service from the French Ambassador in gratitude for his part in the Normandy invasion and liberation of France. Walter was a strong believer in service to our country and those around you. Walter was a wonderful loving husband and father with a great sense of humor. We will all miss him very much and are very fortunate to have had him in our lives. The family would like to thank Allay Hospice for their wonderful and compassionate care of Walter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Military graveside services will be held at Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Union Grove, Wisconsin.
Death and Memorial Notice Margarita (Fenerly) Hudson November 25, 1932 December 13, 2010 Margarita Hudson was born on East Sequim Bay on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1932. She passed away December 13, 2010, on East Sequim Bay, after living with cancer for two years. Rita was the last child of Greek immigrants, Stavros and Anastasia Fenerly, a pioneer family of Sequim. She graduated from Sequim High School in 1951, then got her Associate’s Degree from Everett Junior College, where she met the love of her life, Golden Hudson. They were married in 1955 and had three children. In 1961, the young family moved to Anchorage Alaska, not just for a
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Mrs. Hudson teaching job, but for a new adventure. Rita completed her college degree, earned a teaching certificate, and taught one year in Anchorage before moving back to Lynnwood, Washington, in 1967, where both spouses taught in the Edmonds School District until retirement. They built their dream home overlooking the bay and Rita’s childhood
home, and spent many happy years there together — gardening, tending to the family property and entertaining family and friends. The couple did some traveling around the West and Midwest, and Rita went farther afield to Hawaii, Mexico, France and on a wonderful cruise from Bangkok to Australia. Rita was a beautiful woman, inside and out —
generous, hospitable and unpretentious with everyone. She will be remembered for her intelligence, her open mind and her great sense of humor. She was artistic, a wonderful cook and gardener, and a caring teacher, all while being a supportive wife, mother, sister, grandma and friend. Rita will be sorely missed by her husband of 55 years, Golden; her children, Anne (Pierre), Steve (Colleen) and Julie (Jim); and her grandchildren, Angele, Austin, Lauren, Lindsay, Nik, Landon, Taylor and Jean-Luc; her sister, May, and countless friends. In lieu of sending flowers, plant some in your garden next spring and think of Rita. Also, please support Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 East Eighth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362, hospiceofclallamcounty.org. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
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Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today
A little morning rain; cloudy, chilly.
Breezy with periods of snow and rain.
Cloudy and breezy with a bit of rain.
Cloudy with a few showers possible.
Cloudy with rain possible.
Cloudy with a chance of rain.
The Peninsula The jet stream will be well south of the region today with an upperair low spinning off the Pacific Northwest coast. This will result in a cloudy and chilly day along with a little rain. Snow levels across the Olympics will be around 1,000 feet, above which a few Neah Bay Port inches of additional snow will fall through the afternoon. 42/34 Townsend Even at lower elevations, temperatures in many places Port Angeles 42/34 will have a hard time reaching the 40s. Tonight will be 40/30 breezy with some rain and snow likely, even at lower Sequim elevations.
A little rain in the morning; otherwise, cloudy today. Wind from the east-northeast at 8-16 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times. Snow and rain at times tonight. Wind north-northeast 8-16 knots. Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibility under 2 miles at times. Cloudy tomorrow with a bit of rain. Wind northeast 8-16 knots. Wave heights 2 feet or less. Visibility under 3 miles at times. Today
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$ Briefly . . . Oil spill readiness to be topic PORT ANGELES — The area’s preparedness for an oil spill on the 25th anniversary of the Arco Anchorage spill in Port Angeles Harbor will be the topic of this week’s Port Angeles Regional Cham ber of Commerce luncheon meeting on Monday. Craig Cornell, area manager for Marine Spill Response Corp./North west Region in Port Ange les, will keynote the chamber’s final luncheon meeting of 2010. He will speak about local readiness on the day before Tuesday’s 25th anniversary of the Arco Anchorage’s spill of 814,000 barrels of crude as the tanker was enter ing Port Angeles Harbor (see story, Page A1 today). Cornell also is expected to talk about MSRC’s experiences in cleaning up the spill from the BP LLC oil platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last spring. Open to the public, Monday’s chamber lunch eon begins at noon in the second-floor meeting room of the Port Angeles CrabHouse Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St. Luncheon tickets are $13 and can be pur chased from the meeting room cashier.
PABA to elect PORT ANGELES — Retired attorney Kaj Ahlburg is expected to be elected 2011 president of the Port Angeles Business Association when the organization holds elec tions at its breakfast meeting Tuesday. PABA will hold an open business meeting to con sider a slate of officer nominees, Ahlburg including Ahlburg for president, Dick Pilling for vice president, Paul Coover for secretary, Karen Spence for trea surer and Mike Sturgeon, Harry Bell and Stan For sell for board members. Tuesday’s PABA break fast meeting, open to the public, begins at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive, Port Angeles. There is a $2.16 mini mum charge by Joshua’s for those who do not order breakfast.
Yule party slated PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce will use its final luncheon meeting of 2010 to hold a holiday party Monday. Chamber members and guests are asked to bring a wrapped present for a gift exchange to be held during the party. Monday’s luncheon of the Jefferson County chamber, combining for mer chamber organiza tions in Port Townsend, Port Ludlow and the TriArea, begins at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. Lunch costs $12 for a full meal, $9 for soup and salad or $5 for dessert and beverage. Prices include tax.
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tion of services under the mental health center’s contract with OMC to provide bedside psychiatric con sultations. A Washington state native, Jones is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and the University Of Washington School of Medicine. He is board-certified in general and forensic psychiatry and a dip lomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In 2008, he served as an attend ing psychiatrist to the U.S. Army’s 1835th Medical Detachment in Iraq.
Hundreds of exemptions mark state hiring freeze missioners have adopted in the wake of a whole sale rate hike from the Bonneville Power Admin istration. The Forks chamber meeting, open to the pub lic, starts with no-host lunch at noon at JT’s Sweet Stuffs, 80 N. Forks Ave. Lunch costs $8; a bowl of soup; $4.75; and a cup of soup, $4. Phone Marcia Bing ham, chamber director, at 360-374-2531 for further information.
Circulation exec PORT ANGELES — Michelle Lynn has been appointed Peninsula Daily News circulation manager. A 28-year PDN employee who lives in Sequim, Lynn had served as interim Lynn circulation manager since the depar ture last August of her predecessor, Ed Navarro. “She really cares about doing a great job for our subscribers and singlecopy buyers,” said John Brewer, PDN publisher and editor. “Michelle is the epit ome of dedication and cus tomer service.” Lynn oversees distribu tion of the PDN through carriers, mail and stores, shops and racks in Jeffer son and Clallam counties. She was born and raised in the Port Angeles and Sequim area. She began work at the newspaper in 1982 as a customer service clerk and bundle haul driver and has held many different positions within the PDN’s Circulation Department. Lynn has two grown children, Kyle and Krystal, and recently welcomed a grandchild, Sebastian, into the world.
Transfer station PORT ANGELES — Blue Mountain Transfer Station, 1024 Blue Moun tain Road, will change its days of operation effective Jan. 1. The transfer station will be open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except government holi days. Currently, the transfer station is open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Flower tickets SEQUIM — Henery’s Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, and McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, are local ticket outlets for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. The show will be held Feb, 23-27 at the Seattle Convention Center. Tickets are $16 if pur chased prior to the show and are not specific to any day. During the show, tick ets will be $20. Turn
By Jordan Schrader Tacoma News Tribune
OLYMPIA — A chill is in the air at hiring offices around state government. But it’s a stretch to call it a freeze. Officially, there is a hir ing freeze on the books. But state agencies have won exemptions that have opened the door to 1,700 hires since the freeze began in March. Mostly back-office staff such as managers, secretar ies and accountants, the approved positions run the full spectrum of govern ment. There are janitors and lobbyists, graphic designers and managers of athletic facilities, an oil spill expert and a horse racing regula tor. Gov. Chris Gregoire’s budget office has to sign off on most of the requests.
Lawmakers dream up new programs that need to be staffed. Administrators reorga nize their agencies to cope Julie Murray with smaller budgets and Office of Financial Management create positions in the pro cess. It’s why the budget office The office has denied was against the freeze from fewer than 1 in 13 jobs. Thousands more work the start. ers have been hired because Need to fill jobs their jobs were never sub Julie Murray of the ject to the freeze to begin Office of Financial Manage with. Those are mostly jobs on ment told state senators the front lines — prison last winter that agencies guards and park rangers, should be allowed to man social workers and nurses, age their remaining money as they see fit, once they’ve farm inspectors and tax col made the cuts and changes lectors, to name a few. ordered by lawmakers. It’s what happens in a It’s fine to hold off on hir work force of more than ing for a few months until 100,000 government jobs, there is more budget cer even one that has shrunk in tainty, as was done in 2009, recent years. the budget office says, but Employees resign or in the long term agencies retire. need to fill the jobs lawmak
“I get all these phone calls: ‘I hear you’re the freeze lady.’”
ers have budgeted. “That need, and that exception process, is going to continue to multiply the longer these freezes con tinue,” Murray warned last winter. By bipartisan majorities, lawmakers went ahead anyway with the freeze on hiring, contracts, equipment purchases and travel. To see if Murray’s pre diction has come true, you can look at the numbers: 970 requests approved through November, many for multiple jobs. It is well over twice the pace of the 2009 freeze, when about 180 requests were granted in four months. Or you can just look at the bookshelf beside the desk of the administrative assistant who works with Murray. Turn
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OLYMPIA — Just days after unveiling her two-year budget, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday introduced a sup plemental budget meant to plug a $1.1 billion hole through June. Gregoire’s supplemental budget proposal builds on the work started by state lawmakers during a one-day special session last week. The Legislature’s bipar tisan plan cut about $590 million from the deficit through a mix of actions, including reducing state spending and raiding offbudget accounts. “My supplemental bud get takes the next step to solving the shortfall we now face,” Gregoire said in a statement. “The cuts we have to take are just as painful as those in my budget for next biennium.” Many of Gregoire’s pro posed reductions in the sup plemental budget mirror those that she announced on Wednesday as part of her two-year budget that goes through mid 2013. That budget made a series of cuts to deal with a projected $4.6 billion deficit over the next two years.
Basic Health gone Both the supplemental budget and Gregoire’s twoyear plan eliminated the Basic Health Program, which provides subsidized medical insurance to 66,000 poorer Washington residents. Also eliminated were cash grants and medical care for the Disability Life line program, which aids mostly childless adults who are unemployable but not receiving federal aid. The supplemental bud get also would eliminate the Children’s Health Program, which provides medical cov erage for 27,000 children who could be in the country illegally. Turn
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Alaska boat to winter at Platypus Alaskan Grandeur, a 78-foot yacht that hails from Glacier Bay, Alaska, is comfortably stowed for most of the coming winter season in the Commander Building at Platypus Marine’s complex in Port Angeles. The composite vessel was built by Townsend Bay Marine in Port Townsend on the shell of a limit seiner hull that was supplied by the owner, Jimmie Rosenbruch. Alaskan Grandeur is a stout craft built to commercial standards, yet all of her berthing spaces, the galley and salon have luxuriant qualities more in keeping with what would be found aboard a cruising yacht. And a cruising yacht she is not. Shortly after Alaska gained statehood in 1959, Rosenbruch, a civil engineer living and working in Nevada, took a vacation to Alaska to take in a little hunting and fishing. Smitten with the majesty of America’s last frontier, Jimmie and his wife packed up the household, bundled up the growing family and headed north. For a few years, Jimmie continued working as a civil engineer with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and pursuing his love of hunting and fishing. With his avocation morphing into a new career Jimmie bought an 18-foot Boston Whaler, built an enclosure on it — probably a stretch to call it a cabin — and by 1972 he was in the guide business. After working his way through an ever-increasing
On the waterfront number of larger boats, he Sellars launched Alaskan Grandeur in 2002. In addition to the owner’s suite and comfortable accommodations for the six-member crew, there are four guest staterooms with queen-size beds and private baths. The boat’s 21½-foot beam provides for a spacious salon and wellequipped galley. Onboard, there is a 22-foot Sport Fisher, four 16-foot Lund Skiffs and four 18-foot sea kayaks. During the summer months, guests engage their passion for sportfishing in the open seas for halibut, rockfish or salmon, plus fly fishing in the rivers and streams. Guests are also welcome to climb aboard one of the sea kayaks and explore the glacial tide waters of Glacier Bay, a phenomenon that occurs only in Alaska, Greenland and Antarctica. Throughout the spring and fall, guests come aboard to hunt in Tongass National Forest. When Alaskan Grandeur adventures out for hunting and fishing excursions, she can be away from port for 70 days or more. All guests, regardless of
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The newest addition to the Arrow Launch fleet is the 65-foot Arctic Empress, to be renamed Brave Arrow and given a paint job in Arrow’s familiar red and white. One of the possibilities Jack found intriguing was a craft owned by Crowley Marine in Alaska which had been on the hard for about seven years. Initial negotiations, although fruitless, ultiFamily affair mately resulted in the successful acquisition, and as Building a successful Jack put it, he is “pretty business can be a lonely stoked.” road, but that is not the case for Jimmie and his Crowley Marine purwife, Mary, who’s been at chased the boat in 2001 New arrival his side every step of the from Abdon Callais Offway. shore in Louisiana who Arrow Launch, which She is an experienced operates a number of work- used it as a crew boat boat handler who possesses boats transporting goods named Poppee’s Dream. a 200-ton captain’s license. and personnel to and from She is powered by a pair They have five enthusiastic ships at anchor in the ports of Jimmies pumping out children who participate in of Port Angeles, Anacortes, 900 horsepower and has various aspects of the famiSeattle and Tacoma, seating for 20 passengers. ly’s diverse enterprises and recently acquired another The vessel was renamed nine grandchildren who, as boat to add to its fleet. Arctic Express and put to they grow to adulthood, Owner Jack Harmon work ferrying supplies and will have an opportunity to said he has been wanting personnel to the BP-owned fill voids as they occur Northstar Island drilling within the various business to add a 65-foot boat for some time. site, a five-acre artificial ventures in Alaska and In the last year, he ran island in the Beaufort Sea, Utah. down a number of possibili- 12 miles northwest of Alaskan Grandeur is scheduled to be back in the ties in the U.S., and he also Prudhoe Bay. flew down to Mexico lookArctic Express has been water around the first of ing at potential options. March. out of the water by Crowthe season, fly out to Alaskan Grandeur aboard floatplanes from either Juneau or Petersburg, Alaska. The floatplanes also deliver the mail and drop off fresh produce.
Personnel at Platypus Marine will repaint the yacht, install a bulbous bow and make enhancements to the heating system. And Jimmie and his family will again head to Alaska to take in a little hunting and fishing. For more information on Alaskan Grandeur, visit www.glacierguidesinc.com.
ley since 2003. She was put on a barge and shipped to Seattle late last summer, which was when Jack got his first glimpse of her. Since the boat arrived in Port Angeles a couple of weeks ago, Arrow Launch personnel have been spending time getting her up and running. The boat has already undergone sea trials, been renamed Brave Arrow and is back on land at the Port Angeles Boat Yard being sanded down in preparation for the familiar red and white colors of Arrow Launch.
________ David G. Sellars is a Port Angeles resident and former Navy boatswain’s mate who enjoys boats and strolling the waterfront. Items involving boating, port activities and the North Olympic Peninsula waterfronts are always welcome. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone him at 360-808-3202. His column, On the Waterfront, appears every Sunday.
Lawmaker against forced wolf reintroduction Aberdeen Democrat critical of state ‘translocating’ plans By Steven Friederich The Daily World
ABERDEEN — State wildlife officials say there is new evidence of more gray wolves in eastern and northern Washington state,
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Phil Anderson, the director of the state agency, told the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee last Friday that he is taking personal role in the wolf management plan to show his commitment on working on the issue. “I understand the seriousness of the issue,” Anderson told the committee. “I understand the controversial nature of the issue and I understand it’s going to need all of our attention at the highest level of the Department of Fish and Wildlife. “I’d like to find a solution that works for the citizens of the state of Washington.” Blake chairs the committee and told Anderson to expect some kind of legislation this session focusing on the issue of wolf management.
Tracking pack The state has been radio tracking the “Lookout Pack” since July 2008 and found a 350 to 400 square mile territory size. In 2008, there was evidence of three adults and six pups. In 2009, there were just two adults, one yearling and four pups, but this year, Anderson said evidence suggests the female wolf disappeared, no breeding has gone on and the pack status has officially been labeled as “uncertain.” In July 2009, wolves with what is called the “Diamond Pack” were discovered in Pend Oreille County, likely emerging from Idaho and using a 250 square mile area as their territory. The pack has experienced growth — emerging from two adults and six pups to two adults, four yearlings and six pups this year.
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The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is reviewing nearly 65,000 public comments related to the controversial wolf management plan, which is going through an internal review at the state agency and isn’t set for approval by the Fish and Wildlife Commission until December of 2011. A 17-member citizen working group composed of ranchers, hunters, conservationists and others will take a crack at a second draft of the plan this spring.
Anderson said that if two pups from this year are still alive at the end of the year, the state will count them as a separate breeding pack. Two other wolves were caught on remote camera this past summer at the border between Canada and Pend Oreille County and may constitute a separate pack being called “Salmo Pack.” A male pup was collared in August. In southeast Washington on the southern border of Columbia County, a remote camera caught pictures of wolves in November of 2008 and paw tracks in the snow were found in February of last year. In northern Washington in Whatcom County on the border with Canada, tracks were seen this past spring in a drawdown area as well as on trails. Anderson said more confirmation of the potential pack being called “Hozomeen Pack” will be sought next year. Anderson said the state is using about $200,000 in federal funds to monitor the wolves.
One confirmed killing At this point, there’s only been one confirmed encounter of a wolf killing livestock and that was in 2008, according to Jack Fields, with the Washington Cattlemen’s Association. “All of these details tell us that the wolf is coming and it’s coming on its own without us needing to help it along,” Blake said on Monday. Last year, Blake joined fellow state Rep. Dean Takko, D-Longview, and Sen. Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond, in writing a formal letter opposing the concept of taking existing breeding wolves from one part of the state and putting them on the Olympic Peninsula. “Managing wolves that have naturally moved to a location is one thing, but intentionally moving them to a new location is quite another,” the legislators wrote.
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MEXICO CITY — More than 12,000 people have died this year in Mexico’s drug war, officials said, making it the deadliest year since President Felipe Calderon launched a government crackdown against traffickers in 2006. The federal attorney general’s office said 12,456 people were k i l l e d through Nov. 30. Calderon The overall death toll since the launch of the drug war four years ago stands at 30,196, according to figures given to reporters during a year-end breakfast session Thursday with Atty. Gen. Arturo Chavez Chavez. But that figure appeared to underestimate the toll. Federal officials announced in August that 28,228 had been killed in
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A woman is held back by police as she reacts while seeing a relative lying dead on the ground after he and another man were killed by gunmen in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, last Tuesday. the war, meaning the death rate would have to have slowed considerably since then. But there has been no sign of easing violence as cartels have remained locked in fierce turf battles that have most contributed to the rising toll. Estimates by Mexican intelligence put the death
count at about 32,000. This year’s death toll in drug-related violence in the border city of Ciudad Juarez rose to 3,000 on Tuesday after two men were shot dead on a street. Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, has one of the highest homicide rates in the world.
Doctors wearing red-stained coats to simulate blood protest violence in a demonstration outside the state attorney general’s office in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, last Monday. The doctors were demanding that authorities regain control of the city and guarantee public safety.
The rising death toll represents a political drag on Calderon, who has sought to assure a jittery public that the crackdown is depleting the cartels’ power as they lose bosses to death and arrest. Although the administration has contended that the vast majority of those killed are drug gang henchmen, the bloodletting has left many Mexicans convinced that the government has lost control of entire regions, such as the crimeridden northern border state of Tamaulipas. In a recent survey by the Mitofsky polling firm, 59 percent of respondents said organized-crime groups were winning the war against federal forces. In a separate poll, 4 in 5 respondents said the country was more violent than a year before. On Thursday, more than 30 business and civic groups took out full-page advertisements in newspapers pleading with the country’s leaders to bring the mayhem under control.
WASHINGTON — Marijuana use continues to increase among young people in the United States, according to an annual federally funded survey of drug, alcohol and cigarette use among U.S. youths. The proportion of eighthgraders who say they smoke marijuana daily increased from 1 percent to 1.2 percent between 2009 and 2010, while the rate among 10thgraders went from 2.8 percent to 3.3 percent, and among high-school seniors from 5.1 percent to 6.1 percent, according to the Monitoring the Future Survey, which questioned 46,482 students from 396 public and private schools. Because cigarette smoking has been declining among high-school seniors, marijuana is now more popular than cigarettes by some measures. In 2010, 21.4 percent of high-school seniors had used marijuana in the past 30 days, while 19.2 percent had smoked cigarettes, according to the survey, which is conducted by the University of Michigan. “These high rates of marijuana use during the teen and preteen years, when the brain continues to develop, places our young people at particular risk,” said Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in a statement. “Not only does marijuana affect learning, judgment and motor skills, but research
tells us that about one in six people who start using it as adolescents become addicted.” The perception that regular marijuana smoking is harmful decreased among 10th-graders from 59.5 percent to 57.2 percent and among 12th-graders from 52.4 percent to 46.8 percent in 2010. “We should examine the extent to which the debate over medical marijuana and marijuana legalization for adults is affecting teens’ perceptions of risk,” Volkow said. “We must also find better ways to communicate to teens that marijuana use can harm their short-term performance as well as their long-term potential.”
Other drugs The use of the drug Ecstasy also increased, according to the survey, with 2.4 percent of eighth-graders and 4.7 percent of 10th-graders saying they had used the drug in the past year. That’s up from 1.3 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively. Although abuse of the prescription drug Vicodin during the past four years decreased among high-school seniors from 9.7 percent to 8 percent, the use of OxyContin, another prescription opiate, stayed about the same for 12th-graders at 5.1 percent. In a bit of good news, binge drinking continued to drop. Among high-school seniors, 23.2 percent reported having had five or more drinks in a row during the past two weeks, down from 25.2 percent in 2009 and a drop from the peak of 31.5 percent in 1998.
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Secret Santa hands out $100 bills Says he’ll keep on going ‘till the money runs out’ The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY — Secret Santa II hit the streets last week in a long-standing Kansas City tradition of handing out $100 bills — sometimes several at a time — to unsuspecting strangers in thrift stores, food pantries and shelters. Some people gasped in surprise. Some wanted to know if the $100 bill the tall man in the red cap offered was fake. Others wept. Secret Santa II has seen a lot of reactions since taking over where his mentor, Kansas City’s original Secret Santa, Larry Stewart, left off when he died in 2007 at age 58. Like Stewart, who gave away more than $1 million to strangers each December in mostly $100 bills, this Secret Santa prefers to stay anonymous. A fake white beard taped to his face, Secret Santa II handed out about $10,000 in total on Tuesday. Recipients included a police officer with terminal cancer, a homeless man pushing a rickety old shopping cart, an 81-year-old woman who had recently told her 27 grandchildren she wouldn’t be able to afford any Christmas gifts, and Bernadette Turner, a 32-year-old unemployed mother of two. “It’s hard to come by,” Turner said looking in disbelief at the $200 Secret
Santa had given her. Then one of Santa’s “elves” — another tall man in a red cap — sidled up to next to Turner, asked a few questions, and handed her an additional $100. Turner, whose children are 3 and 8, was overcome. “I can only afford one gift for each child. But now . . .” she said, wiping tears from her cheeks and reaching out for a hug. “Do you believe in Santa Claus?” Capt. Ray Wynn of the Kansas City, Mo., Fire Department, asked from a few feet away. Wynn had followed Stewart on many “sleigh rides” around the country and now follows this Secret Santa, providing stories, memories and amusing sound effects. “I do now,” Turner said. “I do now.”
Secret money source Secret Santa II took over from Stewart about the time the recession hit and the economy went into a tailspin. Like Stewart, this Secret Santa doesn’t talk about his own finances, where those $100 bills come from and if — like for so many people now — they’ve been harder to come by. Come December, he just fills his pockets with money, dons his red cap and heads out looking for people to make really happy. He will likely hand out about $40,000
“The recession, unemployment — this is the time you don’t want to stop, you don’t want to back off.”
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this December. He says he’ll go “till the money runs out.” “The recession, unemployment — this is the time you don’t want to stop, you don’t want to back off,” he said. He walked up to Peggy Potter, 59, of Kansas City, Kan., who was looking at some framed prints at a thrift store. He made some small talk, put his arm around her and within minutes she was crying. Her son died about a year and a half ago. Her husband died in July and her daughter died soon after that. “I’m just . . . today’s been a rough day for me, just thinking about my loved ones,” she said. “I’ve been having a hard time paying for all the funerals.” Santa gave her $200, listened more, hugged her, and told her the poster she was holding had special meaning. It was a photo of two hands, one large, one small. Words printed at the bottom could have been written by Secret Santa, the The Associated Press original or the current one. It said: “Kindness in giv- Burnadette Turner gives Secret Santa II a hug after he gave her a couple of $100 bills at a thrift store in Kansas City. ing creates love.”
Bavarian babes video boosts city tourism But not all in Leavenworth are on board with racy ad By Rachel Schleif
The Wenatchee World
L E AV E N W O R T H — Nutcracker Woody Goomsba is revealing his sexy side in Leavenworth’s latest ad campaign, but not everyone likes what they see. The “Gitcha Goomsba Up” music video launched by Howell at the Moon Productions has become an internet sensation. Hip-thrusting Bavarian babes, in St. Pauli girl tops and extra-short dirndls, dance around a man-sized Woody Goomsba. Their bare midriffs undulate to a hip-hop beat: “He’s a nutcracker, so bring on the nuts.” Between dance sequences, the video cuts to scenes of river rafting in central Washington, road cycling, fishing and happy families. In two weeks, the threeminute music video has picked up nearly 80,000 hits on YouTube.
Howell at the Moon producer Jeff Ostenson called the video a wildly successful experiment in social marketing. “We’ve been absolutely amazed and excited about the response,” he said. Ostenson said online bloggers have compared the $11,000 video to multi-million dollar tourism campaigns, such as “Pure Michigan.”
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“We talked a lot about doing something for younger generation, and that’s when viral marketing started to really take off. It really changed the way a lot of people were marketing. It was a method of reaching millions of people really cheaply.”
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said. The campaign strategy was based loosely on the Old Spice campaign, “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like,” which spread like wildfire in the online world, Ostenson said. “It really changed the way a lot of people were marketing,” he said. “It was a method of reaching millions of people really cheaply.”
“Gitcha Goomsba Up” was one of five Woodythemed videos commissioned by the Leavenworth Area Promotions board, The Associated Press made up of city councilmen, Tourism promoters in Leavenworth say they have a hit with a sexy hotel leaders and chamber YouTube video showing dancing girls, a Nutcracker figure and scenes of commerce members. from the Bavarian-themed North Cascades town. The campaign was funded with lodging tax dolservative residents grum- was a spoof video to have want to see Leavenworth lars. bling about their town being some fun and play with it.” going in.” “We talked a lot about Several business owners The Accidental Bavarportrayed as a spring breakdoing something for younger ian, a blog dedicated to say they appreciate the type destination. generation, and that’s when Some don’t like it “We have received some tourism in Leavenworth, attention, even if it’s controviral marketing started to versial. comments via e-mail asking has ignored the buzz. The video has some conreally take off,” Ostenson Sandy Hendrickson, “It’s cute and clever why are we advertising to a hip-hop crowd,” Leaven- advertising, we liked it,” owner of Sandy’s Waffle & worth Mayor Rob Eaton said Scotte Meredith, a Spo- Dinner Haus, said she’s not The Peninsula Daily News wants to kane man who writes the crazy about the music, but said. congratulate North Olympic Peninsula if it gets people talking, it’s “But we’re not advertis- blog with his wife, Renae. “It’s not the direction we worth it. ing to a hip hop crowd; it businesses celebrating anniversaries in “I have a lot of friends January. On Jan. 7th, we will publish a who really hate it, but if it’s FREE ad listing the businesses who going to get that many hits, respond to this special event by Jan. 3rd. Port Angeles Hardwood LLC I’m all for it,” she said.
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Pat Rutledge, owner of A Book for All Seasons, said the video made her smile. “I understand it doesn’t appeal to everyone, but I don’t think it’s going to have a negative effect on Leavenworth,” she said. Woody’s frat boy fantasy was a one-time venture, not a lasting theme for the town, Ostenson said. “There won’t be another hip-hop video because we’ve done that,” Ostenson said. Other plans are in the works for Woody Goomsba. “He’s going to be helping people have the right kind of experience in Leavenworth,” Ostenson said. “As a rule, that’s what we try to focus on — visitors having a good time.”
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How to survive a nuclear bomb blast New advice as officials rethink the unthinkable By William J. Broad The New York Times
NEW YORK — Suppose the unthinkable happened, and terrorists struck New York or another big city with an atom bomb. What should people there do? The government has a surprising new message: Do not flee. Get inside any stable building and don’t come out till officials say it’s safe. The advice is based on recent scientific analyses showing that a nuclear attack is much more survivable if you immediately shield yourself from the lethal radiation that follows a blast, a simple tactic seen as saving hundreds of thousands of lives. Even staying in a car, the studies show, would reduce casualties by more than 50 percent; hunkering down in a basement would be better by far. But a problem for the Obama administration is how to spread the word without seeming alarmist about a subject that few politicians care to consider, let alone discuss. So officials are proceeding gingerly in a campaign
to educate the public. Officials say they are moving aggressively to conduct drills, prepare communication guides and raise awareness among emergency planners of how to educate the public. Over the years, Washington has sought to prevent nuclear terrorism and limit its harm, mainly by governmental means. It has spent tens of billions of dollars on everything from intelligence and securing nuclear materials to equipping local authorities with radiation detectors. The new wave is citizen preparedness. For people who survive the initial blast, the main advice is to fight the impulse to run and instead seek shelter from lethal radioactivity. Even a few hours of protection, officials say, can greatly increase survival rates. Administration officials argue that the cold war created an unrealistic sense of fatalism about a terrorist nuclear attack. “It’s more survivable than most people think,” said an official deeply
involved in the planning, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. “The key is avoiding nuclear fallout.” The administration is making that argument with state and local authorities and has started to do so with the general public as well. Its Citizen Corps website says a nuclear detonation is “potentially survivable for thousands, especially with adequate shelter and education.” A color illustration shows which kinds of buildings and rooms offer the best protection from radiation.
Citizen guide In June, the administration released to emergency officials around the nation an unclassified planning guide 130 pages long on how to respond to a nuclear attack. It stressed citizen education, before any attack. Without that knowledge, the guide added, “people will be more likely to follow the natural instinct to run from danger, potentially exposing themselves to fatal doses of radiation.” Specialists outside of Washington are divided on the initiative. One group says the administration is overreacting to an atomic threat that is all but nonexistent.
But another school says that the potential consequences are so high that the administration is, if anything, being too timid. White House officials say they are aware of the issue’s political delicacy but are nonetheless moving ahead briskly.
A blast, and . . . A nuclear blast produces a blinding flash, burning heat and crushing wind. The fireball and mushroom cloud carry radioactive particles upward, and the wind sends them near and far. The government initially knew little about radioactive fallout. But in the 1950s, as the cold war intensified, scientists monitoring test explosions learned that the tiny particles throbbed with fission products — fragments of split atoms, many highly radioactive and potentially lethal. But after a burst of interest in fallout shelters, the public and even the government grew increasingly skeptical about civil defense as nuclear arsenals grew to hold thousands of warheads. In dozens of programs, the Bush administration focused on prevention but also dealt with disaster response and the acquisition of items like
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A mother and her children make a practice run for their $5,000 steel backyard fallout shelter in Sacramento, Calif., in 1961. radiation detectors. “Public education is key,” Daniel J. Kaniewski, a security expert at George Washington University, said in an interview. “But it’s easier for com-
munities to buy equipment — and look for tech solutions — because there’s Homeland Security money and no shortage of contractors to supply the silver bullet.”
Has anybody noticed the new penny yet? Peninsula Daily News news services
WASHINGTON — You may have noticed a small change in your small change. More likely, you haven’t. Gone from the new Lincoln penny is the reproduction of the Lincoln Memorial, complete with a really tiny seated Lincoln, that has been “tails” since 1959. In its place is a “Union Shield,” a simple acorn of 13 stripes capped with the motto “E Pluribus Unum.” On the “heads” side, the iconic profile of the 16th president by Victor David Brenner remains unchanged. The U.S. Mint has been stamping out the new design since February; presses in Philadelphia and Denver have produced more than 3.6 billion of them. But officials said banks have been slow to request new coins because of the down economy. It will be years, they said, before shield pennies become as common as the tens of billions of Lincoln Memorial pennies now filling sofa cracks and dresser
tops across the country. Mint spokesman Michael White said few comments have come from the public, probably because few have spotted the new design. “It’s a phenomenon of notice — once you see one, they’re everywhere,” White said. “But you don’t tend to examine your change unless you’re a coin collector.”
‘I’m miss it’ Most visitors to the Lincoln Memorial — where a huge mock-up of the old penny adorns the entrance to an exhibit hall — said they were sorry to see the memorial end its half-century run as the most common edifice in American pockets. “This building has a lot of meaning for me,” said Victor Schubert, 73, a Racine, Wis., lawyer who first came to Washington on a high-school trip and still makes time to walk up the steps to see the giant Lincoln whenever he’s in town. “I stood right by that column on the corner and looked out over this beautiful expanse and decided I
wanted to become a lawyer. “I’ll miss seeing it on the penny.” Janey Hockenhull, chaperoning a group of fifthgraders from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., said she doesn’t like to see perfectly good coins get the flip, as it were. “If something doesn’t need changing, don’t change it,” she said. “What was wrong with the old penny?” Nothing, Mint officials said, but that didn’t stop Congress from demanding a new one, as it has about every 50 years since the Lincoln penny was introduced in 1909 to mark the centennial of the great man’s birth. Just as that first design, with ears of wheat framing the reverse side, gave way to the Memorial penny in 1959, lawmakers directed the Mint to update the coin again this year. (For Lincoln’s actual bicentennial year, 2009, the Mint released four commemorative pennies depicting different phases of his life.) “It really hasn’t made
much of a ripple this time except in coin circles,” said Douglas Mudd, curator of the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. “I think it was a bigger deal when the wheat penny went away. Some people got very worked up about that one.” U.S. Mint Part of the reason the The new penny replaces the Lincoln Memorial new penny has dropped without much reaction may with a “Union Shield” on the “tails” side. be a general new-coin ing quarters honoring wasn’t dictated by Congress, fatigue, Mudd said. national parks, including White said. Gary Marks, chairman of Olympic National Park, and Makeover the Citizens Coinage Adviother scenic sites.) After decades when Thomas Jefferson’s nickel sory Committee, a congresalmost nothing on U.S. coins received a face-lift in 2006, sionally appointed body, changed except the year they presenting a full-frontal pro- pushed for the Union Shield, were minted, the past 10 file to cashiers everywhere which he said was quite popyears have seen almost every with an image based on a ular during the Civil War, coin receive a makeover. 1800 portrait by Rembrandt appearing on frescoes in the Starting in 1999, the Peale. Capitol and carved into a lot State Quarter project began Coin buffs gobble up of public marble around replacing the long-standing every tweak, of course, and town. eagle reverse with images Mint officials say it is impor“It was on beer mugs, from each state and, eventu- tant to revisit currency furniture,” Marks said. “For ally, the District of Colum- design every few decades for Americans of the time, the bia. security and aesthetic pur- Union Shield was broadly seen as a symbol of national The quarters initiative poses. proved to be the Mint’s most But they also know that unity.” His commission selected successful program, turning too much change makes conmany thousands of citizens sumers feel funny about the shield design from among several proposals, and the their money. into collectors. The new shield design Treasury adopted it. (The Mint now is releas-
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since,” Atchison said. But Burns and other officials who attended the news briefing said it’s not just troopers who are at risk from impaired, speeding and distracted drivers. In September, tow-truck driver Tony Padilla, 51, of Burien, was hooking up a disabled vehicle on southbound Interstate 5 in Seattle when he was fatally struck by a vehicle. The driver and passenger both fled the scene but were later arrested. The driver has been accused of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Between April 2009 and Nov. 30 of this year, troopers contacted 2,940 drivers and issued 592 citations under the “Move Over Law,” according to the patrol.
and had set up a containment zone on east Interstate 90 near North Bend. When two speeding vehicles came around a bend, one hit the other and then careened into Atchison’s patrol car, which had its lights on and was parked in a median to the left of the highway.
OLYMPIA — Drivers who speed past emergency vehicles stopped on state highways or fail to give first-responders more room will face hefty new penalties beginning Jan. 1. The state’s new “Emergency Zone Law” builds on the 2007 “Move Over Law,” creating a 200-foot zone around stationary emergency vehicles that have their lights activated — including patrol cars, fire engines, tow trucks and state Department of Transportation vehicles. The enhanced law is meant to offer greater protection to first-responders, said Capt. Steve Burns, commander of the State Patrol’s District 2, which covers King County. Speeding fines in the emergency zones will double, and fines for failing to slow down and safely move over will increase from $124 to $248, he said. “This gives the law a little bit more bite,” said Burns at a news briefing Tuesday morning in a AAA garage bay in Seattle. Under the existing law, motorists traveling on a roadway with at least two lanes in their direction of travel must move over a
lane from the shoulder when approaching a stationary emergency vehicle with its lights activated. They are also required to slow down and proceed with caution. On roadways with only one lane in their direction of travel, motorists must pass to the left of an emergency vehicle if they’re able to safely do so, while yielding the right of way to all vehicles traveling in the opposite direction.
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Goodbye, Hawaii — aloha, Fargo Employees with sub-par results receive firm’s sub-freezing perk The Associated Press
FARGO, N.D. — There is an old saying in the sales business: Always be closing. Here is a new one: Always be freezing, if you do not sell enough. The Pennsylvania company that makes Hot Tamales candy offered its sales team an allexpenses-paid trip to Hawaii if it met its annual goals, and a trip to the nation’s arctic tundra if it didn’t. The Just Born Inc. team did not meet its target and, last week, about two dozen salespeople gathered inside the 19-story Radisson hotel — the tallest building in frozen Fargo. Outside, the temperature was 7 degrees. The ground had 2 feet of snow. Not exactly Hawaii: Honolulu was sunny and a comfortable 82 degrees. “Fargo is not what you would think is one of the greatest locales in the United States and technically we didn’t make our year,” said Dave Bayha, a Just Born manager. “It was somewhat of a punishment.” Would Bayha rather be in Hawaii?
“Um, sure,” the Phoenix, Ariz., resident said, laughing again. The team had a good year, increasing sales from the previous year by 2 percent, said Josh Halpern, the company’s director of U.S. sales. The goal was a 4-percent bump. That earned them the trip to Fargo. Some had to go shopping for real winter clothes, such as furry bomber hats, long underwear and parkas. They are trying to make the best of it, with a little humor. They planned tours of two North Dakota wineries and a winter extravaganza with a sleigh ride, tobogganing and hot toddies around a fireplace inside a chalet.
All you can eat spaghetti On their first night in town, they went to the VFW in West Fargo for a spaghetti dinner. Five bucks a plate, all you can eat. Afterward, they hauled an old-school popcorn machine into a conference room and watched a movie. “Fargo,” of course. Yah sure, you betcha. “Watching ‘Fargo’ in Fargo is just one of those random bucket
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Employees of the Just Born candy company — which makes Hot Tamales, Peeps, Mike and Ike’s and other popular candies — are enjoying chilly Fargo, N.D., instead of balmy Hawaii after corporate sales goals weren’t met. Shown downtown are Dave Bayha, a “channel team” manager, Josh Halpern, director of U.S. sales, and Jim Costas, also a “channel team” manager. list things you get to check off,” Halpern said. “It doesn’t resemble the community at all,” he said, laughing. “Maybe a few of the expressions.” The 24 employees from Bethlehem, Pa.-based Just Born
have been popular among the locals, too, handing out care packages with treats like Peeps, Mike and Ike, Peanut Chews and Teenie Beanie. Next winter, if the group fails to reach its goal, they will get an all-expenses paid trip to
Rapid City, S.D. “As a team, this is something we will never forget,” Bayha said. “Twenty to 30 years down the road, when we see each other, we’re going to say, ‘Remember Fargo?’”
Spiders, snakes? Brain ailment gives her no fear Abnormality has its dangers, studies suggest By Malcolm Ritter The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Meet SM, a 44-year-old woman who literally knows no fear. She’s not afraid to handle snakes. She’s not afraid of the “The Blair Witch Project,” “The Shining,” or “Arachnophobia.” When she visited a haunted house, it was a monster who was afraid of her. SM isn’t some coldblooded psychopath or a hero with a tight rein on her emotions. She’s an ordinary mother of three with a specific psychological impairment, the result of a very rare genetic disease that damaged a brain structure called the amygdala. Her case shows that the amygdala plays a key role in making people feel afraid in threatening situations, researchers say. Her life history also shows that living without fear can be dangerous, they said. A study of her fearlessness was published online Thursday in the journal Current Biology by University of Iowa researcher Justin Feinstein and colleagues.
As is typical, the paper identifies her only as “SM.” Feinstein declined to make SM available for an interview with The Associated Press, citing laboratory policy about confidentiality. An expert unconnected with the study cautioned against drawing conclusions about the amygdala, noting that her own work with a similarly brain-damaged woman found no such impairment. But another expert said the new finding made sense. SM has been studied for more than 20 years, and many papers have been published about her fearrelated abnormalities. She has trouble recognizing fear in facial expressions, for example.
Another experiment In another experiment, published in 1995, she was blasted with a loud horn every time she saw a bluecolored square appear on a screen. Despite the repeated blasting horn, she never developed the fear an ordinary person would feel when seeing the blue square. Other research shows SM scores normally on tests of intelligence, memory and language, and she experiences emotions other than fear. She lives independently. SM recalls being afraid as a child, like the time she
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from touching a tarantula. “This is so cool!” she exclaimed about the snake experience. When asked to rate her fear from zero to 10 during the pet shop visit, she never went higher than a minimal 2. Researchers also took her to a haunted house. She and the research team walked through with five women, all strangers, who regularly responded with “loud screams of fright,” the paper reports. From the outset, SM led the way, often calling, “This
way, guys, follow me!” Not only did the “monsters” fail in their attempts to scare her, but she eagerly approached them. But her fear ratings? Zero. David Amaral, a University of California, Davis, psychiatry professor who has studied how this type of brain damage affects fear in monkeys, said the new study “confirms something we’ve pretty much known for a long time. . . . “The amygdala is a danger detector.”
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A state food stamp program for those who don’t qualify for federal food The Associated Press stamps was also cut in the OLYMPIA — Tens of thousands of jobless worksupplemental budget, as it ers in the state may continue to receive up to 99 was in the proposed twoweeks of unemployment benefits now that Presiyear plan. dent Obama has signed the new tax package, the Gregoire also suggested Employment Security Department said. a 6.3 percent reduction in The bill signed Friday restores the federal emerlevy equalization payments, gency unemployment program that had expired which help K-12 school dislast month and extends it until the end of next tricts that have lower levels year. of property-tax support. Currently in Washington there are about She eliminated extra 300,000 people with approved claims who will be state money to keep smaller able to draw benefits from the program. classes in K-4. The new authorization, however, won’t provide The cuts proposed under any more aid for people who already have the supplemental budget, if exhausted all their benefits. passed by the Legislature, would take effect as early as March. The Legislature returns start the 105-day legislative ocrats will present their to Olympia next month to session, and majority Dem- own proposals.
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was cornered by a snarling Doberman pinscher. But maybe that was before her disease wiped out the amygdala in both the left and right sides of her brain, the researchers say. She apparently hasn’t felt fear as an adult, not even 15 years ago in an incident described by the researchers. A man jumped up from a park bench, pressed a knife to her throat and hissed, “I’m going to cut you.” SM, who heard a church choir practicing in the distance, looked coolly at him and replied, “If you’re going to kill me, you’re going to have to go through my God’s angels first.” The man suddenly let her go. She didn’t run home. She walked. “Her lack of fear may have freaked the guy out,” Feinstein said. But it also got her into that situation in the first place, he noted. SM had willingly approached the man when he asked her to, even though it was late at night and she was alone, and even though she thought he looked “drugged out.” SM has also walked into other dangerous situations because of her lack of fear, and all in all, it’s remarkable she’s still alive, Feinstein said. For their report in the journal, researchers exposed her to scary situations — snakes, scenes from horror movies and the haunted house. They observed her
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or after circumstances change or more employees leave. OFM ended up reversing at least 18 of its denials.
‘Not doing it’ again OFM is dead set against lawmakers renewing the freeze. “Next biennium, we’re not doing it,” said Marty Brown, the governor’s budget director who signs each form. “If they put it in, we’re not doing it. It is micromanaging to the nth degree.” The freeze may not be needed “in perpetuity,” said Rep. Jeannie Darneille, a Tacoma Democrat who cosponsored the freeze legislation. The general-government agencies Darneille oversees may eventually reach “crisis-level staffing” that can’t withstand a hiring ban. But, she said, “I don’t think we’re there yet.” Brown said his agency has followed the Legislature’s order to grant exemptions only “for the critically necessary work of an agency.”
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Gas prices rise PORT ANGELES — At a time when many are trying to watch their wallets in the holiday season, gasoline prices have shot upward. The state’s average price of gasoline is $3.14 per gallon for regular — up 12 cents from last month, according to the AAA auto club. The North Olympic Peninsula also saw a doubledigit increase at the pump over the past month. The average price of regular gasoline in Jefferson and Clallam counties was $3.15 a gallon Saturday, an increase of 11 cents over the previous month. The national average price of $2.98 is up by 12 cents, which is 38 cents more than the national price on Dec. 18 last year, when it was $2.60. AAA blames the increase to how investors are reacting to the price of crude oil and the weak dollar, An additional influence on prices has been how investors are interpreting economic data, according to an agency announcement about the higher gasoline prices. “As the past 25 years have shown us, crude oil and gasoline prices are tremendously tidal,” the auto club said. “Throughout 2010, those prices have ebbed and flowed with the financial tides, and that is certainly the case so far in December.” Benchmark oil for January delivery rose 34 cents Friday to settle at $88.02 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. In London, Brent crude rose 7 cents to settle at $91.67 a barrel on the ICE Futures exchange.
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makers are staking their claims through a growing stack of patent lawsuits over all aspects of basic phone use, from the way a user swipes a touch screen to perform an action to the method a phone uses to extend battery life. Nokia is suing Apple, Apple is suing HTC, Microsoft is suing Motorola and more.
Picower, a businessman who drowned after suffering a heart attack in the swimming pool of his Palm Beach, Fla., mansion in October 2009. Picower was the single biggest beneficiary of Madoff’s fraud. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called the forfeiture the largest in Justice Department history and a “game changer” for those swindled by Madoff.
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Indicators up NEW YORK — A gauge of future economic activity rose in November, at the fastest pace since March, suggesting the economy will strengthen early next year. The Conference Board said its index of leading economic indicators rose 1.1 percent last month the biggest increase since March, when the index jumped 1.4 percent. The leading indicators rose 0.4 percent in October and 0.6 percent in November. The index has risen for five straight months. Deutsche Bank economist Joseph LaVorgna said the index’s recent leap suggested that economic growth picked up significantly, to above 3 percent, in the October-December quarter and would continue to accelerate in the first three months of next year. Faster economic growth would help lower the 9.8 percent unemployment rate. The economy grew at a 2.5 percent pace from July through September.
Billions recovered NEW YORK — Many of Bernard Madoff’s victims who thought they lost everything could get at least half their money back after the widow of a Florida philanthropist agreed Friday to return a staggering $7.2 billion that her husband reaped from the giant Ponzi scheme. Federal prosecutors reached the settlement with the estate of Jeffry
TORONTO — The Bank of Montreal is buying a Milwaukee-based bank, the latest example of Canadian banks using their muscle to snap up U.S. financial institutions battered by the financial crisis. Canada’s fourth-largest bank announced Friday that it was acquiring Marshall & Ilsley Corp. for $4.1 billion in stock, doubling its presence in the U.S. from 321 branches to 695. Canadian banks, ranked the soundest in the world by the World Economic Forum, weathered the economic crisis far better than their counterparts in other countries. In a concentrated banking system dominated by five major players, Canadian banks have been looking across the border to find growth opportunities, casting an eye toward distressed U.S. banks.
Nonferrous metals NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Friday. Aluminum - $1.0409 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $4.1046 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $4.1530 N.Y. Merc spot Fri. Lead - $2379.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.0014 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1368.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1378.60 troy oz., NY Merc spot Fri. Silver - $29.020 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $29.113 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri. Platinum - $1700.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1698.50 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Fri.
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Hoping other states will follow suit, California regulators overwhelmingly approved the nation’s most extensive system giving owners of power plants, refineries and other major polluters financial incentives to emit fewer greenhouse gases. The Air Resources Board voted 9-1 Thursday to pass the key piece of California’s 2006 climate law — called AB32. Under the law, a company that produces pollution, such as a utility or a refinery, buys a permit from the state that allows it to send a specified amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the air each year. Those permits could then be bought and sold by the polluters in a marketplace. The Associated Press
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PORT ANGELES — Harbinger Winery & Brew House has produced a new red wine, Menagerie, to raise awareness and money for the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. This special bottling is only available at the winery, 2358 W. U.S. Highway 101, through the end of the year. Signed posters of the label are also available at the winery for $10 each. All proceeds from the sale of the wine and poster will benefit the Port Angelesbased humane society and animal shelter. Menagerie is described by Harbinger as “a melodious merlot with a mission.” Menagerie is the third fundraising venture by Harbinger and its sister business, Adventures Through Kayaking. The first event was an exclusive fourcourse wild mushroom dinner paired with Harbinger’s award-winning wines. All of the proceeds from that sold-out event went to the Humane Society. The evening was kicked off with a very successful “Yappy Hour” during which several of the animals from the humane society found homes. Harbinger is also partnering with Adventures Through Kayaking on the two businesses’ third annual raffle, with proceeds also benefitting the humane society. Winners can paddle off with a kayak and a Wine Club membership, among other items. “We put on the raffle with the idea of getting people in our community involved,” owner Sara Gagnon said. “There are many kind and generous businesses as well as individuals in this area.” The raffle has generated more than $6,000 since it started in 2008.
Ralph Howard of Port Angeles gives a hopeful kitten a pat at Harbinger Winery and Brew House’s “Yappy Hour” fundraiser for the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. The winery is selling bottles of a fundraising vintage, Menagerie. Raffle tickets are $5 each. The raffle will be held Thursday, and the winner does not need to be present. Harbinger’s tasting room is open daily for both wine and beer tasting and sales. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, phone Harbinger at 360-452-4262.
The winery is selling bottles of a new vintage, Menagerie — the label of which is shown at left — and holding a raffle to raise funds for the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society.
Bank of America stops handling WikiLeaks payments The Associated Press
Bank of America Corp. has joined several other financial institutions in refusing to handle payments for WikiLeaks, the latest blow to the secret-releasing organization’s efforts to continue operating under pressure from governments and the corporate
world. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank’s move adds to similar actions by Mastercard Inc. and PayPal Inc. Though previous moves have prompted reprisals by hackers, Bank of America’s site is as wellprotected as they come, security experts say.
Its site was problem-free through midafternoon Saturday. “This decision is based upon our reasonable belief that WikiLeaks may be engaged in activities that are, among other things, inconsistent with our internal policies for processing payments,” the bank said in a statement Saturday.
Earlier this month, Internet “hacktivists” operating under the label “Operation Payback” claimed responsibility in a Twitter message for causing technical problems at the MasterCard website after it ended its relationship with WikiLeaks. PayPal saw its website subject to an attack that slowed it down but did not signifi-
cantly affect payments. Bank of America’s website offers access to customer accounts through its home page, but it could be a tough nut for hackers to crack, security experts say. Reached by phone, Bank of America spokesman Scott Silvestri declined further comment to The Associated Press.
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Clallam County George and Gayla Bullion, single family dwelling with attached garage and 120-gallon above-ground propane tank, 121 Doe Place, $217,862. Randy and Joyce Cabe, wood stove, 201771 Highway 101, $4,903. Alan A. Pursley, wood stove, 56191 Highway 112, $3,979. Agustin R. Baskaran, detached pole building, 258788 Highway 101, $19,471. Tim Freeman, single family dwelling with attached garage and propane tank placement, 231 Kasiana Way, $89,614. Donald D. Caldwell, attached storage building, 2047 E. Keller Drive, $9,446. Barbara J. Thomas, addition to detached garage, 240 S. Scott Drive, $155,434. Richard M. Erickson, single family dwelling with attached garage and propane tank placement, 807 Durrwachter Road, $234,763. David and Patricia Mattingley, addition to single family dwelling, 61 Cougar Heights Drive, $45,336. Natalie Elfant Jerome Bileck, wood stove, 60 Frank Road, $5,000. Ejvind Sorensen, single family dwelling with attached garage and ``10gallon above-ground propane tank, 93 Soaring Hawk Lane, $198,611. Dan Dessauer and Vivian Levy, porch addition, 1811 W. Hendrickson Road, $4,219. Carla J. Jordan, wood stove, 181 Madrona Terrace, $5,132. Kevin Lynch, single wide manufactured home placement, 196 Avellana Road, $10,000. Douglas Monk, single family dwelling, 374 Breezy Lane, $271,304. Julie Lewis Clemens, 120-gallon above ground propane tank with exterior piping, 363 Olson Road, $3,386. Dave Olsen, wood stove, 232 Yellow Rock Lane, $4,806. Luke and Helen Toliver, wood stove, 151 Nicole Place, $3,000. Dennis and Tedi Reynolds, fire sprinkler system, 215768 Highway 101, $4,675. Pamela Larsen, single family dwelling with 120-gallon above-ground propane tank placement, 721 N. Lee Lane, $191,933. Gary Stack, single family dwelling with 5-gallon above-ground propane tank placement, 138 Alderview Drive, $132,625. Dean and Mary Carnes, detached garage, 192 Starry Road, $35,434. Marijo A. Molisky, wood stove, 69 Percival Road, $5,000.
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Michelle A. Angevine, re-roof, 1416 E. Second St., $9,335. Paul D. Stigen, pellet stove, 824 E. Fifth St., $3,000. Gina and Edward Lowman, re-roof, 1024 E. Ninth St., $6,385. Charlotte A. Sellin, wood burning fireplace, 3006 Peabody St., $3,941. Serenity House of Clallam County, bathroom, 535 E. First St., $10,000. Reina Barreto and Michael Mills, electric furnace, 919 S. Pine St., $3,565. Clallam County Parks Dept., hood/duct fire suppression system, 1608 W. 16th St., $4,600. Robert and P.M. Hyden, repair hole in roof from fallen tree, 1718 McDonald St., $25,000. Thomas H. and Karen E. Mitchell, heat pump, 504 E. Third St., $5,719. Kurt O. and Lori K. Schneider, heat pump, 130 Lopez Ave., $7,125. Michelle Boatwright, heat pump, 223 E 10th St., $6,000. Loren R. and Tanya M. Engel, heat pump, 1619 E. Fifth St., $9,931. Helen M. Miller, wood burning stove, 2101 Driftwood Place, $4,882. Michael R. Johnson, propane tank set, 1105 Cathleen St., $0.
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Beautiful, century old home, with an amazing view of the P.A. harbor. Also enjoy an unstoppable view of the Olympics from your backyard. Hardwood throughout the home, although most of the home is currently carpeted. Many updates still needed, but allows the opportunity to make this your home. $325,000. ML252095/138514 Shawnee Hathaway Ochs 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. www.peninsula dailynews.com
BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED AND AFFORDABLE 3 Br., 1.5 bath home in Sequim. Large sun room and patio in the back yard. Great convenient location near schools and shopping. New kitchen counter and sink. Laminate floors and upgraded vinyl windows. $174,900. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146
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BUILT TO MAXIMIZE THE VIEW Of Ediz Hook to Mt. Baker and beyond! Well designed and custom built 2 Br., 2.5 bath home with granite countertops, hickory cabinets and allergy friendly cork floors. $389,000. ML251854/144655 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. COUNTRY LIVING, CITY CONVENIENCE Home is a 2 Br., 2 bath, 2005 model in excellent shape situated on a beautiful country acre parcel. The location? You can have it both ways being perfectly positioned between Sequim and Port Angeles – it’s just a short drive either way. You won’t find many newer homes on an acre for this price! Check it out and call it home. $189,000. ML252040. Dave Sharman 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East COZY UP FOR WINTER In this home with a wonderful fireplace in the country kitchen. View the snow in the mountains from this 3 Br., 1.75 bath home, be equidistant from Sequim and Port Angeles, and have over 3 acres of land to call your own. $279,900. ML251626. Jane Manzer 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East GORGEOUS FAIRWAY TOWNHOME Desirable Sunland 2 Br., 2 bath plus den townhome located on the 10th fairway with many extras. Light airy kitchen, large living room with cathedral ceiling. Master bath has jetted tub, large tiled shower and powder room. $287,000. ML252435/161644 Roland miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
ESTATE SETTING Only 3 minutes from town, open floor plan with hardwood floors, slab granite counters throughout, beautifully landscaped grounds, motor home garage and heated shop. $575,000 ML252089/138274 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GREAT DEAL FOR YOU This huge 1,936 sf, 3 Br., 2 bath home is well laid out with open floor plan, big kitchen, and a large living room. And check out the walkin granite shower! And don’t miss the covered back porch. Located next to a green belt in an area of nice homes, it will surely appreciate in time. Priced well below assessed value. $259,000. ML252453 Dan Blevins Carroll Realty 457-1111 GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD This Port Angeles home is located in a wonderful neighborhood, close to schools and parks. 3 Br., 2.5 bath with an easy flow floor plan, new roof, large kitchen, brick fireplace and large lot (.24 acres). The attached two car garage is easily accessed via a paved alley. $189,000. ML251906. Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 477-9189 ‘H’ IS FOR HO HO HOME Bright, light and spacious single level home with new flooring, upgraded kitchen counters and bathroom fixtures. Large lawn backyard with deck for entertaining and the fun life. Large family room off kitchen and dining area adds spaciousness and flow for comfort and connection. 3 hall closets for your linens, pantry and all those holiday decorations! Bright windowed rooms, 2 car garage with additional carport and 2 sheds for your storage pleasure. $184,999. ML251174. Jace Schmitz 360-452-1210 JACE The Real Estate Company
COUNTRY CHARMER Picture perfect home, beautifully landscaped and private. 3 Br., 2 baths, formal dining, eat-in kitchen. $235,000. ML241697/29098253 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND HIGH BANK WATERFRONT Private beach with boat launch, fire pit and oysters! 2 Br., 2 baths. Large kitchen, living room has vaulted ceilings with large stone propane fireplace. 600’ deck. On 1.81 acres. $369,000. ML156039. Nancy Rathke 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow Located feet away from trails at Lincoln Park, schools nearby. New vinyl. Updated master bath. Newer carpet on stairs and upper level. Room for RV parking in back alley. $169,000 ML252431/161445 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. MOUNTAIN VIEW NEW CONSTRUCTION On 2.53 acres, east of Port Angeles. Great room with 9’ ceiling, 2 Br., 2 bath, plus study, and a 1 Br., 1 bath guest cottage. Top quality throughout the 2,487 sf. $364,000. ML240981. Chuck Turner 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY NEW LISTING 3 Br., 2 bath, 1,758 sf. Gotta see this one! Hardwood floors? Got ‘em! New carpeting? Got it! New (nearly) roof? Got it! Fenced back yard? Got it! Updated kitchen? Got it! Charm? Got that, too! $165,000. ML252432 Brook Nelson 417-2812 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Remodeled 1920’s 2 Br., 1 bath. Large updated kitchen with new countertops, flooring and appliances. Bath has new tile floor and new fixtures. New carpet and paint throughout. $145,000. ML252232/145784 Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
WOW! Best offer over $230,000 by 12/31. 2,250 sf home 3-5 Br., 3 bath. Gar, new windows, 1/2A Owner 452-1919 1515 Butler St., P.A. Sunday 2-4.
P.A.: 3 Br., 1 bath, with rec room, 1,266 sf, built in 1972, concrete foundation, wood stove. Great deal at this price! Must see! $140,000/obo. 360-477-2334
3 Br., 2 bath, formal dining room, full basement, breakfast nook, 1.5 lot, new roof, separate 2 car garage. $245,000. 1410 E. 2nd St., P.A. 360-457-9740 SALTWATER AND COURSE VIEWS Gas stove, cherry cabinets, granite counters, 2 decks off kitchen/dining, 2 master suites, separate golf cart garage. Enjoy Sunland amenities. $515,000. ML250630/46530 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE Home in West Alder Estates. Short distance to Safeway and medical offices. 3 Br., 2 bath, 3rd Br. has built-ins for a great office. Room for a small garden in back. Storage shed is big enough to be a small shop. Easycare landscaping. $34,900. ML252327. Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
SANTA’S CHOICE New granite counters, new carpeting. Move right in condition. 2,487 sf, 2 lots, outside water feature and 4 Br., 3 baths with room to entertain. Daylight basement features wet bar and family room. Plenty of room for guests or family. Great home, great price. $334,000. ML252056 Becky Jackson 417-2781 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
Great lot at Lake Sutherland’s Maple Grove to build your summer home or year-round home base. Great mountain views, lake views, and lot includes boat slip, plus all the amenities of the development. Great price at $70,000 so start thinking and make plans. ML252442. Beep Adams 417-2794 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Ready to build. 1.86 acre parcel with inyour-face mountain views. Paved streets and a location convenient to both Sequim and P.A. add to the appeal. CC&Rs to protect your investment in this newer neighborhood of nice homes. $79,950. ML252427. Brody Broker 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company
TERRIFIC CLASSIC HOME Great downtown location. 1 Br., full bath, formal dining and kitchen all on the main floor. 2 more bedrooms and bath upstairs. Seller says that there are fir wood floors under the carpeting. Good size, fully fenced backyard. $185,000. ML252386/42881 Mark Macedo 477-9244 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION Own a piece of P.T. history. High viability/potential. 1 block south of Thomas Street roundabout, 3,800 sf, circa 1920s, R3 zoning. $235,000 360-385-7653
There are 3 nice, level 5 acre parcels just west of Joyce for only $69,000 each. Near fishing, camping and hunting. Power, water and phone in at the road. Buyer will need to purchase a Crescent Water share. Owner will consider financing. Manufactured Homes are okay but must be at least 1,200 sf and must be less than 8 years old. $529,000. ML252411. Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
SILENT NIGHT And joy-filled days can be yours in this water view home, great room with wood stove, efficient kitchen, wraparound deck, secret garden, fenced, community beach. Delightful, tranquil, and yours for only $249,999. ML251501/102383 Cathy Reed and Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
CARLSBORG: 1 acre lot, mtn. view, flat, PUD water, power, phone. $49,500. 681-3992
SPACIOUS SUNLAND HOME 3 Br., 3 baths, upper level has 2 and 2, lower level has 1 and 1. Formal dining and nook, 2 fireplaces plus oversized garage. Enjoy Sunland amenities. $289,000 ML252062/136048 Tom Cantwell 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
SANTA’S CLOSING COSTS With an offer accepted in December, buyer qualifies for a 2% credit for closing costs. Beautifully remodeled 4 Br. home with all the character of the old days combined with the convenience and style of today. The updated kitchen is awesome. The accessory building is a bonus to use as an office, fitness room, or your own personal time-out room. $280,000. ML250181. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
MINI STORAGE BUILDING 12 unit mini-storage building in down town Sequim. Perfect central location for long term tenants. (9) units are 10x22, (2) units are 12x22, (1) unit is 11x22. All units have power and garage doors. $153,000. ML251173 Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116
RURAL COMMERCIAL This this 1.17 acre parcel west of Carlsborg has a 6,200 sf building and separate 936 sf garage. Zoned for a wide variety of commercial uses. Located in an area of other, quality commercial buildings! $495,000. ML252175 Mark N. McHugh REAL ESTATE 683-0660
P.A.: 3 Br., 3 bath. Upscale, location, 2 car garage, yard, energy efficient. No pets. $900. 360-452-9458 3 Br., 1.5 bth, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1125 First, last, dep. Non-smk/pets. Contact (206)8983252 Address: 1527 W. 10th.
P.A.: 4 Br, 1.5 ba, no smoking. $1,000 mo, $1,000 sec. 417-0153 P.A.: Nice, furnished. 1 Br. $900. Call for details. 461-9684. P.A.: Small 1 Br., water view, W/D, near Albertsons. $575 mo., dep. 452-8092. PALO ALTO: Rustic cabin. 1 Br., loft, W/D $700. 360-683-4307.
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CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent ref req. $700. 452-3540.
Beautifully furnished 1 bd, 1 ba home with carport on 5 quiet acres, e. of PA. 180 degree marine views. $850/month incl cable TV/Internet, and $110/month electricity credit. No pets. 360-452-9471. CENTRAL P.A.: Country in city, 2 Br., updated, nice house. $800 or $825. References, deposits. Drive by 415 Valley and call 460-7652. Clean, furnished 1 Br. trailer with tip out, near beach, util. incl. $650. 928-3006.
CENTRAL P.A.: 1 Br., no smoke, new carp. $650. 457-8438. Lg. apts., nice, $600$650, plus dep. incl. W/G. 417-6638. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Hilltop Ridge Apts. 1914 S. Pine, P.A. 457-5322 P.A.: 1 Br. Spectacular water and mtn view on the bluff. Quiet building. No smoking/ pets. $625. 360-582-7241 P.A.: 1 Br., nice, no pets/smoke. 1st/last dep. $395. 452-1234 P.A.: Quiet and clean. 1 Br. $540. 206-200-7244
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Great view, central P.A. 119 Fogarty. 3 bd, 1.5 bath. Credit/refs. Occupied, don't knock. 805-448-7273
JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. H 2 br 1 ba......$700 H 2 br 1 ba......$850 H 3 br 2 ba......$950 H 4 br 2 ba....$1100 H 4 br 3 ba....$1350 HOUSES IN SEQUIM H 2 br 1 ba.......$900 H 3 br 2 ba.....$1100 STORAGE UNITS FROM $40-$100 MO.
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Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQUIM: 3 Br., 2 bath, fenced, in town, $500 deposit. $1,100. 683-1695. SEQUIM: Downtown, small 1 Br. $525, 1st, last dep., no dogs. 460-0096 WEST P.A.: Newer 3 Br., 2 ba, W/D, NS. $1,000 + deposit. 460-7454, 670-9329
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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, Jan. 9. For more information or to register, please e-mail Jennifer Veneklasen at email@example.com om or phone 360775-8746. Space is limited. PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326 SWITCHBOARD/ RECEPTIONIST/ GENERAL CLERICAL Peninsula Community mental Health Center seeks versatile and mature team player for busy front office. Must have excellent interpersonal and customer svc skills and be able to type and use gen off equip. Recent exper in health care office is a plus. F.T. w/benefits. Some eve hrs. $10.50-$11.00/hr start, DOQ. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. www.pcmhc.org EOE WA State Dept. of Revenue has a Revenue Agent 1, Port Angeles opportunity Visit www.dor.wa.gov/care ers for details Job #2010-02764 Closes: 1/2/11 WANTED to buy: Canopy for a ‘00 Chevy King cab short bed. 360-374-2534 WEST P.A.: Newer 3 Br., 2 ba, W/D, NS. $1,000 + deposit. 460-7454, 670-9329
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FOUND: Cat. Short hair, gray Tabby female, 3 mo. old, yellow eyes, rescued her out of a tree on Taylor Cutoff Rd., Sequim. 582-0907. FOUND: Ring. Decauter High School, E. 7th St., P.A. 360-670-9674 LOST: Cat. Short haired black and white male, black mustache, 300 block of N. Sunny Side Ave., Sequim. 457-8435, 452-3128 LOST: Dog. Black, German Shepherd markings, looks like dirty paws, white spot on chest, tail & underbelly white, about 1 yr. old, River Rd. area in Sequim. 565-6226 LOST: Dogs. 2 Jack Russells, female, white, brown spots, microchipped, no tags, Eden Valley, P.A. 461-9607. Peninsula Classified 360-452-8435
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I’M STILL TRYING TO FIND that special country lady who wants a life full of love, togetherness, being best friends with a partner that she has never had before. NS, ND, HWP. A lady 40-55 with a sense of humor, a lady that loves the outdoors from boating, snow and water skiing, fishing, shooting, taking a trip on a Harley and 4x4ing up on logging roads or ocean beaches plus a lot more activities. Bottom line, just having fun together. This is for a white male, 60, 6’, HWP, brown hair, hazel eyes, beard, excellent health, who is very affectionate, romantic, caring, giving from the heart, NS, loves the outdoors and animals, home life also. Email: wildcard@ olypen.com
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INFANT TODDLER SPECIALIST-2 positions in Port Angeles, 30 hours per week, year round. $1722 $2151 DOE. Minimum of a Child Development Associate Credential in Early Childhood with an emphasis on Infants and Toddlers required, Associate Degree in ECE preferred. Position open until filled, apply by 12/29/10 for best consideration. FAMILY EDUCATORS, 2 temporary positions, Sequim & Port Angeles Head Starts, 3540 hours per week, working with children 3-5 years. Application and job descriptions are available online www.olycap.org or call 360-385-2571. City of Sequim is seeking qualified professionals for the following positions: Engineer Engineering Tech II WRF Electronics Tech PW Admin Asst II Accounting Asst III Finance Project Manager Details at http:// www.ci.sequim.wa.u s. Send cover letter, resume and job application to Kathy Brown-HR Manager, 152 West Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98363, or email kbrown@ ci.sequim.wa. EOE. CLALLAM COUNTY Administrative Specialist II Health & Human Services Part-time (17.5 hrs. wk.), $19.43 to 23.67 hr.; retirement and union eligible. No benefits. Must have strong MS Excel skills. Application/job description available online at www.clallam.net/employment/, in front of Human Resources at 223 E. 4th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362, or by calling Clallam County Jobs Line 360-417-2528. Resume in lieu of application not accepted. Faxed or emailed applications not accepted. Closes December 29, 2010 at 4:30 PM. EOE/ Drug Free Workplace LIVE AND WORK IN PARADISE! Nippon Paper Industries is currently interviewing for a Senior Project Engineer. Job Requirements: •Requires 7-10 years of Engineering experience in the Pulp and Paper field. Up to 5 years of Engineering experience in an industrial plant not related to the manufacture of pulp and paper may be substituted. •Requires a BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or Equivalent) and registration as a Professional Engineer. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Must meet minimum job requirements for consideration. Please send resume with cover letter specifying position applying for, as well as salary requirements to: HR Representative NPI USA PO Box 271 Port Angeles, WA 98362 AA/EOE No Phone Calls Please GARAGE SALE ADS Call for details. 360-452-8435 1-800-826-7714
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DRIVER: Looking for an exp. Class A-CDL driver. Motivated, hard worker, Local delivery, home every night. Must be able to make repeated hand truck deliveries down a ramp. Doubles and hazmat a plus. Will need a TWIC card. Contact Tony 461-2607. Housing Authority Half-time Housing Assistant, half-time Custodian in Forks, Washington. Applications/complete job descriptions can be obtained at: http:// www.hacc-housing. org/Opportunitiespage.html or by calling 360-452-7631. Please submit employment application and resume to Jami Snyder, HACC, 2603 S. Francis, Port Angeles, WA 98362 Position open until filled. The Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. SEE THE MOST CURRENT REAL ESTATE LISTINGS: www.peninsula dailynews.com
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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Plan to socialize if it will enable you to spend time with people you find interesting, but don’t share your secrets. Listen and ask questions. The more progressive and positive you are, the greater your chance of future success. 4 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): With the end of the year fast approaching, you should be finishing what needs to be done and preparing to enjoy people, places and partners. Walk away from a questionable money deal, even if you let someone down who wants to take part. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Share your ideas, plans and thoughts with someone you respect. You will get a different perspective. Travel plans will face some uncertainties and delays. A passionate moment with someone special will leave you breathless and confused. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): There are too many uncertainties going on to make any sort of decision that will affect your home and personal life. Keep the peace for now and spend less time at home or with people who manipulate or confuse you emotionally. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Enjoy the festivities in your community. Take precautions against overindulgent tendencies on your part or the part of someone you care about. It can negatively influence your future if you aren’t careful. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): You will have a problem with someone from your past if you are too talkative, pushy or aggressive. You are far better off letting others take the spotlight. A relationship you have with someone you know through work should be put on the back burner for now. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Although you want to help the world right now, focus on the people you are responsible for. Don’t donate or overspend when the future looks so uncertain. An offer that will help you bring in extra cash must be taken. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You will face opposition at home as tension mounts, so get out of the house. Enjoy all the decorations around town or share in a community event that reminds you to be thankful. Don’t let a professional change get you down. 5 stars
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SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Mix the old with the new, the young with the old and the past with the future and you will discover answers to questions you’ve been asking lately. You do need a change but you don’t want it to cost too much. 3 stars
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LABORER: License/ transportation needed. 683-9619 or 452-0840. Accounts Payable Technician Part-time, 10 hrs. wk. complete job description and application at www.crescentschooldistrict.or g or contact 360928-3311, ext. 100. ROOFER: Experienced, valid license, own transportation, wage DOE. 683-9619/452-0840 SWITCHBOARD/ RECEPTIONIST/ GENERAL CLERICAL Peninsula Community mental Health Center seeks versatile and mature team player for busy front office. Must have excellent interpersonal and customer svc skills and be able to type and use gen off equip. Recent exper in health care office is a plus. F.T. w/benefits. Some eve hrs. $10.50-$11.00/hr start, DOQ. Resume to: PCMHC, 118 E. 8th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. www.pcmhc.org EOE TAX PREPARER CPA or EA with active license for Tax Season. Sequim. Call Kathryn at 681-2325 The Museum & Arts Center located in Sequim, WA, is seeking applicants for the position of executive director. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The complete position description is available on the Museum & Arts Center website: www.macsequim.org. Copies are also available at the MAC Exhibit Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with resume to: MAC Executive Director Search Committee PO Box 2056 Sequim, WA 98382 All inquiries must be directed to the mailing address above. The search committee will only consider applications received on or before Wed., Dec. 29, 2010.
There's never been a better time to start a new career. One where you can reach out and make a difference by helping seniors in their homes. We're seeking quality people who are truly committed to working at least 20 hrs. a week: days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays. Call 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 360-681-2511 WA State Dept. of Revenue has a Revenue Agent 1, Port Angeles opportunity Visit www.dor.wa.gov/care ers for details Job #2010-02764 Closes: 1/2/11
HAPPYDAY CLEANING. Housecleaning, move out’s, rentals, offices, RVs, help with holiday messes, No Job is too big or too small. Call for your free estimate 360-808-3017, Port Angeles and surrounding area. I Do Errands, Chores and More ∞Organize closets, cupboards, drawers and files. ∞Grocery shop, prepare a meal/do the laundry. ∞Water plants, walk the dog, light yard work. ∞Holiday special, Christmas lights, decorations, gift wrapping. Lynn 360-797-3555 P.A. AUTO TINTING 20% discount. 360-912-1948 PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER REPAIR HelperTek.com. We offer courteous, professional computer repair and other IT related services at an affordable price. Visit us at helpertek.com or contact us 775-2525 helpdesk@ helpertek.com
Yard Work and Odd Jobs. Xmas light hanging, tree and hedge trimming, weed-eating, weeding, gutter cleaning, hauling, and any odd job you can find. Experienced and dependable. 2 men at $35 per hr. 461-7772
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Hot water heater. GE, 50 gal., HYBRID. Brand new in box. $1,200. 683-7990. email@example.com m Propane Heat Stove. Blaze King Contemporary. Like new, used one season. Modern venting system uses outside air for combustion, exhaust through same flu. Fan and thermostatic controls $500. 681-5033.
Antique Steamer Trunk. Refinished steamer type trunkrounded top. Completely refinished, great shape. 36 X 24. Photos by request. $100/obo. 379-9520. BED: Sealy Backsaver, full matt/ box, metal headboard, footboard, frame, great shape. $300/obo. 681-3299. COFFEE TABLES: 2 matching, 1 large, $50/obo and 1 small, $40/obo. 681-4429 or 417-7685. DESK: Lg. solid oak, 5’x2.5’, 6 drawer, good condition. $250. 683-9670. DINING TABLE: With 4 chairs, blonde finish nice set. $150/ obo. 681-4429 or 417-7685. DINING TABLE: With 6 chairs, good condition, light oak. $125. 360-461-1767 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Large, very sturdy, light colored oak. Plenty of room for a large television with two big storage drawers underneath, plus a side cabinet with three shelves and glass-front door. $175/obo. 360-775-8746 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Pine armoire style. Priced reduced. $75. 808-1767. LOFT BED: Metal, desk & shelf. $100/ obo. 415-420-5809. LOUNGE CHAIRS: (2) matching swivel rockers. 1 never used, 1 used 1 month, light gold fabric, $100 each or both for $175/obo. 360-683-4898 MISC: Antiques: 1950s cherry dining set, $300 and buffet, $200, both $400. Ludwig upright piano, $500. Blue/ cream love seat, $250. 2 gold wing chairs, $45 ea. Oak dresser, $195. Modern: Oak dining table, 4 chairs, $395. Side-by-side Maytag frige/freeze, $250. 360-437-9297 MISC: Lg. 2 piece china hutch, top section 5’ wide with lighted glass shelves, bottom section 6’ wide, $400. Electric lift chair, like new, neutral color, $350. Rocker/recliner, almost new, light blue/gray, $150. Wheelchair, $100. 683-8202 MISC: Wingback recliner, like new, rust red color, $225. Antique Stickley twin size wood bed frame, $150. Antique upright piano, $550. Antique child’s school desk, metal and wood, $110. Small 3 drawer dresser, $40. 4 panel privacy screen, $45. Metal baker’s rack, $45. Oak mirror, $40. 4’ wall mirror, $10. 1947 Packard Bell record/radio, $75. 360-683-1851 SOFA: Dual recliner, new cond., beige. $395. 477-2022.
Sewing. I Sew 4U Hemming, curtains, alterations, any project. Don't wait! Call me today! Patti Kuth, 417-5576 isew4u.goods.officelive.com I'm Sew Happy!
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AIR COMPRESSOR Brand new Speedaire, 3 phase, 60 gal. tank. $800/obo. 417-5583. BATH CHAIR: Goes down at the press of a button, and comes up at the press of a button when you’re ready to get out of the tub. $650. 360-681-0942 CHRISTMAS TIME Beautiful coat, leather and suede. $100/ obo. Call Debbie at 360-452-6034
COMFORTER SET Barney twin, with sheets, good shape. $15. 452-9693, eves. DRESSES: 3 nice prom dresses size small, like new worn once, call for description. $30 each. 452-9693 or 360-417-3504 EXERCISER: Tony Little’s Gazelle Free Style. $50. 928-9617 or 360-460-9224. FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com GAS STOVE: Hampton gas stove with pad and vent kit. $300/obo. 452-6318, 775-0831 GENERATOR: Winco 3 KW, 1,800 rpm, well built. $400/obo. 417-5583 HP Mini Case and portable mouse with 4 GB flash drive. $25. Open but never used. 452-6439.
Huge lot of gently used calligraphy tools and books just in time for Christmas. 12 barrel/dip pens with dozens of Speedball and nibs of all sizes and styles. 4 fountain pens with a variety of nibs. 12 bottles of Pelickan/ Osmiroid ink, 7 calligraphy books for different hands. A set of guides for many size nibs. Marby embossing heat tool and 4 jars of embossing powder. Get started or add to your tools. $75 or best offer. 360-417-7691
IPOD: Orange 5th Generation, looks brand new, original case, headphones, charger, no scratches. Great Christmas gift. $100/ obo. 670-5282. MISC: 6 Whalen Shelf Units. Heavy-duty. 5 shelves ea. 72x48x 18. $60 ea. or 6 for $325. Like new. 452-8264 MISC: Drew dining set, table, 8 chairs, china hutch, credenza buffet, $1,000. Sportsart recumbent bike, $350. DuncanPhyfe table, $200. 2 lg. chest of drawers, $75 ea. Antique needle point chair with stool, $100. Retro bar, $50. Glass/brass shelf, 2 end tables, $150. All OBO. 477-4785 MISC: Pride Revo Mobility Scooter, not used, excellent condition, paid $3,000, sell for $1,300. Lift chair, good shape, paid $1,000, sell for $300. Walkers, $25. 461-4861, 417-5078 MISC: Regency, wood burning stove, gold door and 5.5’ piping, excellent shape, $1,200/obo. Sanio 24” TV w/stand, $75/obo. Mini fridge, brand new, $75. 683-2680 MISC: Spinet Piano, blonde finish, French & Sons $260. 9’ Ocean Kayak Frenzy, seat w/backrest & knee braces exc. cond. $375 Clown painting measures 97” x 41” $100. No delivery, must haul. 360-582-9488 MISC: Women’s Next beach bike with basket, like new, $30. RCA TV 27” with dual player, entertainment center with glass doors, beautiful condition, all $300. 417-0619. OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR Inogen ONE portable oxygen concentrator, runs on batteries and is approved for use on airlines, paid $4,800 new. Asking $950. Includes 3 batteries/variable output, charger, adapter for plugging into outlets, adapter for charging/running via car cigarette lighter. 582-0022.
MISC: Ladies dresser, excellent shape, big mirror, black lacquer with gold trim, 6 drawers and middle cupboard with shelf, $250/obo. 10” table saw, $45. 683-9829. RAMPS: 7’ or 8’ aluminum ramps. $80. 360-808-6929 SEAHAWKS VS RAMS January 2. 2 tickets. $156 both. 360-461-3661
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WANTED: Used tools for college student. 417-9204 WANTED: Would like to purchase young male parakeet. Excellent home with three other male ‘keets. Please call 457-8385
SEASONED FIREWOOD $200 cord. 360-670-1163 UPHOLSTERY: Equipment and supplies. $1,500. 452-7743. VACUUM: Rainbow SE plus accessories and rug shampooer. $450. 670-6230.
CHRISTMAS COMPUTERS Cheap, reliable, guaranteed. 683-9394. DISH 500 SYSTEM Dish SD-PVR, smart card and remote. $175/obo. 683-4898. HOME THEATER Sony, Blue Ray/DVD, 5 speakers, woofer, new, never opened box, makes great gift. $200/obo. 360-620-2366
ANTIQUE PIANO Excellent condition. $800. 452-5876. GUITAR: 1968 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top. Serious inquiries only. $12,000. 360-681-8023 MISC: Sofa blue print, excellent condition, $100. Dark wood hutch, $50. Single headboard, $10. Dark wood desk with chair, $25. 452-5876.
DOWNRIGGERS: (2) Cannon Unitroll. New, $475. Used twice, $190. $350 for both. 683-3887. FLY RODS: 2 bamboo with extras. $450. 360-301-4721 FLY TYING EQUIP. Includes manual, vice, bobbins, hooks, threads, feathers and all, $1,000 value. Asking $600. 683-8437, leave msg. KAYAK: Riot 10’. Bought for $1,100, asking $700/obo. Call for details. 912-2804 MISC: Colt gov’t 1911 45 ACP, SS, full custom, $1,150. Mossberg 500 12GA, blk synthetic stock, 18” bbl and 28” vent rib, $200. 360-683-1790 RECUMBENT BICYCLE: Sun Sport CX. $475. 452-9302.
TIRES: Studded snow, 175 SR 14. $40. 417-1593.
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1ST AT BUYING FIREARMS Cash for the Holidays. Old or new, rifles, shotguns, and pistols. 1 or whole collection. Please call, I will bring cash today. WA State Firearms Transfer paperwork available. 681-4218. BOOKS WANTED! We love books, we’ll buy yours. 457-9789
WANTED: Donation of artificial Christmas trees for fundraising Christmas party. Leave message at 417-3555 WANTED: Sail boat trailer. For 27’ keel boat that weighs 2,300 pounds. 360-379-6960 WANTED: Slot machine in good condition. Cash paid. Call 681-4218. WANTED: STERLING SILVER Any cond. Coins, pre 1965. 360-452-8092.
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(2) male neutered Chihuahuas to good home ASAP. Honda, 3 yrs at $250. Harley, 4 yrs at $150. Very loveable, smart, and obedient. $350 for both. Work load forces change. Leave msg for Amber. 670-5676. AKC Pembroke Welsch Corgi. 1 yr old neut. male. $450. 681-2486 Beautiful tiny female Yorkshire Terrier 7 months old. She has had all her shots and comes for Ch bloodlines. Will be 4 lbs full grown. Wonderful lapdog and will do great in a family with another small dog or dogs for companionship. $800. 360-452-3016 CAGE: One very large wire cage free standing for birds, rabbits or ?. $15 you haul or we will haul with gas money included. 681-4429 eves or 417-7685 weekdays. CHIHUAHUA PUPS 1 female, $200. 2 males, $175 ea. 683-6597 CHRISTMAS AKC GOLDEN PUPS Pedigreed. Loving and steadfast, blonde, loving little faces! Paper trained, Ready Christmas Eve, prefer Jan. 6. $550. 681-3390 or 775-4582 evenings. FREE: To good home. 3 year old neutered male Terrier mix. References required. 360-457-8667 KITTENS! 3 sweet male black/gray tabby kittens, 10 weeks old. $10 ea. 417-3906 MISC: Mini pinto mare and stud, $250 and $350. Corn snakes and tank, $150. Parrot cages, $100$350. 457-9775. Old English Sheepdog Puppies. (3) males, (3) females, purebred non papered, DOB Oct. 2, very socialized, very smart, playful, adorable fluff balls. Both parents on site. $300 males, $350 females. 360-775-4182 PUPPIES: Holiday Hunt Terriers, 1 male, 1 female, cute, registered, shots. Ready now. $400 ea. 582-9006 PUPPIES: Lhasa Apso Purebred Puppies. 2 boys left, 12 weeks old. Potty pad trained & working with doggie door. Comes with starter pack. $300. 360-774-1430 PUPPIES: Purebred Shih-Tzu, ready now, will hold for Christmas. $500. 360-912-3855 PUPPIES: Schipperke/Jack Russel, ready for Christmas. $100. 808-5948. PUPPIES: Schipperke/Jack Russel, ready for Christmas. $100. 808-5948. PUPPIES: Yorkshire Terriers. Darling, excellent health background, companion only. Prices start at $700. olympichollyhill.com 461-9121
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ALFALFA GRASS: $5/ bale. Grass, $4. In barn. 683-5817. GRASS HAY No rain, $5 bale. 457-8704, 460-6847 GRASS HAY: Excellent local orchard grass. $9 bale. 460-0085 HAY: Local good grass horse hay, $5 bale. 683-4427. Weaner pigs, 12 weeks, $65. Soy sheep, excellent meat, $100-$350. Goats, $100-$175. Turkeys, $30-$45. Chickens, different ages, $15-$18. All can be live or butchered. Call John 681-4191, 360-6703579
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MISC: 3 pt. 48” box blade, $300. Grader blade, $200. Rake, $200. Rotary tiller, $600. 452-4136.
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DUMP TRUCK: ‘00 Western Star. 3406E, 500 hp, does not use oil, no leaks, good Dyno report, cruise, air, jakes, air ride cab, power mirrors/ windows, new 16’ box and wet kit, and hitch for pup, exc. inside/out, all new brakes. $42,000/ trade. 460-8325.
FORD: ‘64 Ford 350. Dump Truck. Truck runs great! Recent upgrades such as: Rebuilt 312Y-Block, New Clutch, Battery & Hydraulic Brakes. 2 Speed Browning Manual High & Low Transmission Alternator Conversion Scale weight is 4,470 Gross weight 10k $1,900/obo. Please contact Mark at 850- 890-2783. GN 33’ FLAT-BED EQ TRAILER. $4,900. Like-new, 25ft deck includes 5’ pop-up beavertail for a flat deck, 5’ loading ramps with storage. 14,000 lbs. GVWR. MSRP $7,990. 808-5636 email@example.com SEMI-END DUMP ‘85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153. We will PRINT and DISTRIBUTE over 17,500 copies of your ad every day! Peninsula Classified 1-800-826-7714
A Captains License No CG exams. Jan. 10 Capt. Sanders 360-385-4852 www.usmaritime.us ALUMALITE: Drift boat, very clean, great bottom, oars, trailer included. $2,750, make offer. Must sell due to health. 681-0717. BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12” Raymarine chart plotter displaying radar, GPS, digital fish finder; Yamaha electric start and tilt kicker, dual electric downriggers, aluminum trailer, moored Neah Bay last 3 yrs., now stored West Bay Boat Sequim. $27,500. Garry at 683-7176
RARE PANGA 26’ BOAT FISHERMAN’S DREAM Magic Tilt Trailer & essentials for this beautiful ride. New floor & engines overhauled. 2 bimini tops, custom boat cover, gps, radio, etc. In Sequim. $18,500/obo. 707-277-0480 RUNABOUT: 16’ and trailer, Sunbrella top. $350/obo. 477-0711. SAIL BOAT: 1932 42’ Frank Prothero fishing scooner, 50 hp Isuzu diesel, Paragon gear, solid construction, needs TLC. $3,000. 360-468-2052 SAIL BOAT: 1940 34’ Rhodes 6 meter cruising sloop, heavy construction. $2,500. 360-468-2052
94 GLASTRON: ‘08 GT 185 Bowrider $16,500. Must see. Like brand new. 67hrs of fresh water only use on Vortec V6 with Volvo Penta outdrive. Excellent package. Stereo and depth finder. Will throw in lots of extras so ready for tubing and skiing. Great family package. 360-461-0813.
Job loss forces bottom price. Must sell to pay loan. 1979 Fiberform 26' Baja Flybridge Galvanized EZ-Loader trailer (1999 dual axle) Chevy 350 engine with rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet 280 Volvo outdrive. $2,500. 360-504-2298 PST In Port Angeles. LIVINGSTON: Model 12-T Resort. Seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer. $6,800. 681-8761. MALIBU: ‘96 Response. 514 hrs., heater, shower, custom Bimini top. $11,500/ obo. 928-9461. Peninsula Daily News can print your publication at an affordable price! Call Dean at 360-417-3520 1-800-826-7714
APOLLO: ‘07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558.
BMW: ‘94 K1100RS. Exceptionally clean bike, 41,000 miles, ABS brakes, 4 cylinder engine, stainless steel exhaust, Corbin seat, saddlebags, no road-rash, blue paint. For information call Ed. 360-681-2334 HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘02 883 Hugger. 6K, like new, maroon. $4,800. 457-4020. Harley Davidson 1993 Wideglide, custom wheels, lots of extras. $15,000. 477-3670 HARLEY: ‘05 Soft Tail Deluxe. Glacier white, vivid black, 2,000 mi. 1450 ST1 EFI, bags, chrome foot boards, sport rack, back rest, lots of chrome, much gear included garaged. $17,500. 460-0895. 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
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HONDA: ‘03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282. HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. KAWASAKI 2009 KX250 F 4 stroke, pro circuit exhaust. 0 down financing available! Ask for details. Income tax special buy now! Pay later! Ask for details. VIN#005708 Expires 12/22/10 $3,950 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272 KAWASAKI: ‘03 KLX 400. Very clean. Low miles. $2,500/obo. 461-7210 KAWASAKI: ‘09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973. POLARIS 2008 330 TRAILBOSS 4 stroke, auto, reverse Competitive finance rates. 11 Harleys and street bikes in stock! VIN#316882 Expires 12/22/10 $3,650 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272
QAUD: ‘05 POLARIS PHEONIX 200. Red, automatic, approx. 5-10 riding hours, Like new $2,300. 360-460-5982 QUAD: ‘06 Eton 150. Low hrs. good condition. Daughter’s quad. $1,800/obo. 461-7210 QUAD: ‘06 Suzuki Quad Sport Z250. Like new. $2,600 firm. 360-452-3213. RHINO: ‘09 Yamaha 700. Fuel injected. Great condition. Low miles. $9,500/obo. 417-3177 SUZUKI 2005 RM250 2 stroke, 5 speed, local trade! Home of the buy here! Pay here! 7 dirt bikes in stock! 8 quads in stock! VIN#100566 Expires 12/22/10 $2,650 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272
SUZUKI: ‘05 Boulevard (S50). Very nice, well maintained. Gray, saddlebag hardware, great bike for smaller people. 14K miles. Garage stored. $3,500/obo. 460-0012 or jbgoode1017@hotmail .com SUZUKI: ‘98 Maurder. 800cc, 1 owner, FMC, D&H pipes, custom seat, cruise, sissy bar, billett mirrors, 15K. Great entry cruiser. $2,500. 360-457-6510 TRIUMPH: ‘05 Bonaville. 1,000 mi., extras. $5,500. 460-6780 URAL: ‘03 Wolfe. 1,000 mi. $3,200. 460-0895 YAMAHA 2006 350 BRUIN 4x4, auto, reverse, local trade! Use your tax refund now! Ask how! VIN#029697 Expires 12/22/10 $3,750 Randy’s Auto Sales 457-7272
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5TH WHEEL: '01 36' Cardinal by Forrest River. Fully equipped home. 3 slides, 3 axles, 2 AC, Trailaire pin box, hydraulic brakes, Alum rims. Retail $35,000 asking $26,000 w/ or w/o tow vehicle. 582-0803
5TH WHEEL: ‘02. 32’ Alpenlite. 2 slides, solar panel, gas and elec., Dish TV setup, stablilizer jacks, very good condition. Paid $65,000 new. $18,000. 457-1329. CAMPER: 8’. $200/ obo. 683-2426. MOTOR HOME: ‘05 Winnebago Journey 39K. 27,000 mi., loaded, 3-sides, 350 Cat diesel, 6.5 Onan generator. $115,000. 460-0895 MOTOR HOME: ‘92 23’ Itasca. 30K, good condition. $11,500. 452-2162. MOTOR HOME: ‘92 37’ Infinity. Beautiful country coach. Home on wheels. Immaculate inside and out. Great home for snow birds or for travel. Has all the bells and whistles. Must see to appreciate. $40,000/obo. 460-1071 MOTOR HOME: ‘93 30’ Monterey. Loaded $8,900. 797-1625 MOTOR HOME: ‘94 28’ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970
MOTOR HOME: ‘98 26’ Tioga Class C. Gen., A/C, kept in garage, V10. $14,000. 457-7097. MOTOR HOME: ‘98 30’ class C, Itasca Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14’ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, serviced, ready to roll. $18,500. 452-2148 TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TRAILER: ‘05 Tahoe Transport Toy Hauler. 24’. Good condition. 4K Onan generator. $17,000. 417-3177.
Chevy Transmissions. 1969 Powerglide + Turbo 350, $125 each. 1970 Turbo 400, $175. 360-452-9876 FREE PICK UP Unwanted cars and trucks in area. State licensed and bonded auto wrecker. A&G Import Auto Inc 800-248-5552 RIMS: 5 excellent condition Jeep Rubicon wheels, 17”, 5x5 bolt. $300. 360-797-3571 TIRES/WHEELS: (4) Michelin all season (snow/mud) low miles, one season, 225/60/18, Dodge Charger wheels, 18” caps, lug nuts, polished. $1,000 for all, will separate. 683-7789 WANTED to buy: Canopy for a ‘00 Chevy King cab short bed. 360-374-2534
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CHEV ‘02 SILVERADO 1500 LT EXTRA CAB 4X4 5.3 liter vortec V8, auto, alloy wheels, bedliner, tow package, trailer brake controller, ride controller, privacy glass, keyless entry, 4 opening doors, power windows, locks, and mirrors, power programmable heated leather seats, CD/cassette stereo, air, tilt, cruise, OnStar, dual front airbags. This truck is immaculate inside and out! Leather seats and all the options! Ride control to ensure smooth travel even with a load! Priced under Kelley Blue Book! $13,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com CHEV ‘05 SILVERADO 1500 4X4 5.3 liter Vortec V8, auto, lift kit, cold air intake, aftermarket exhaust, 17” alloy wheels, BFG A/T tires, Bilstein Reservoir shocks, tow package, trailer brake controller, nerf bars, spray-in bedliner, tool box, Kenwood DVD player, Cobra CB radio, cruise, tilt, air, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $17,970! Clean Carfax! Immaculate inside and out! Very nice lift kit with Reservoir shocks! Stop by Gray Motors today! $14,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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CHEV: ‘02 Club Cab. Long bed. 4WD. Loaded. 44,000 mi., $15,500. 452-8713.
CHEV: ‘70 3/4 Ton. $850. 360-434-4056.
CHEV: ‘85 S10. 4x4, king cab, auto, canopy. Straight, dependable, clean. PS, PB, A/C, tilt, CC, AM/FM/cassette. New shocks, battery, tires. 2.8 V6. Runs great! No rust. Drive anywhere. $3,300. 360-452-7439
CHEV: ‘95 Ext Cab Z71 4x4. Black. 5 sp. $3,600. 461-5180.
CHEV: ‘90 Suburban 4 WD 2500. Low miles, auto, good tires, straight body 4WD, V8, clean inter, no rips, tow pkg runs great. Heavy bumper w/winch. $3,500. Forks 360-374-9512. DODGE ‘01 RAM 3500 CLUB CAB DUALLY 4X4 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel, auto, alloy wheels, running boards, tow package, trailer brake controller, 5th wheel plate, spray-in bedliner, auxiliary fuel tank, rear sliding window, power windows, locks, mirrors, and drivers seat, cruise control, tilt, air, CB radio, CD/cassette stereo, information center, dual front airbags. Only 83,000 miles! One owner! Immaculate condition inside and out! You will be hardpressed to find one nicer than this! Stop by Gray Motors today! $18,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
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CHEV: ‘86 Suburban. Good condition. 3rd seat, extra full set wheels. Nice white paint exterior, tan interior. $2,500/ obo. 360-374-6409.
DODGE: ‘02 Ram 1500. 85K miles, lifted, canopy, 5.9 V8, new tires. $12,000. 477-5556 FORD: ‘00 F150. 5.4L, V8, 4WD, ext. cab, excellent cond., 187K. $4,000/obo. 461-3980, 477-6610
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 FORD: ‘87 Super Cab manual, 4x4 and Eaton rear end. $1,000. Call after 11 a.m. 457-1457. FORD: ‘96 Explorer. Good condition, ‘302’, AWD. $3,000. 683-7192, 460-9523 FORD: ‘97 F150. 5.4, new tires, trans, batt. Clean. $6,500/obo. 360-681-2643 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 LEXUS ‘06 RX330 4WD 3.3 liter V6, auto, air with climate control, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette/CD changer, power windows, locks, and seats, power moonroof, keyless entry, full leather, side airbags, power rear hatch, fog lamps, chrome alloy wheels, privacy glass, luggage rack, 66,000 miles, very, very clean local car, garage kept, nonsmoker, spotless Carfax report. $22,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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FORD: ‘88 F250 111K mi., 4x4. $3,000/obo. 808-5605 GMC: ‘97 4WD. Runs good, 140K mi. $3,000. 683-4401.
HONDA: ‘01 Passport. 79K mi., V6, auto, tinted windows, cd/am/fm, ac, airbags, runs well, good cond., new trans. from Midway, silver. $5,400/obo. 360477-1072 msg. or email: sjones.interest@gma il.com. NISSAN ‘00 PATHFINDER SE 4X4 3.3 liter V6, auto, alloy wheels, privacy glass, power windows, door locks and mirrors, CD/cassette stereo, cruise, tilt, air, dual front airbags. Kelley Blue Book value of $6,535! One owner! Immaculate inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com NISSAN: ‘08 Frontier King Cab. V6 4x4, 24K mi., silver ext. matching canopy, bedliner, auto windows-locks, remote ent, cruise, CD, oversize tires, below KBB val of $20,425. Records avail., no accidents. Very clean. $18,600. Call 360-670-1400
CHEV: ‘38 Pickup. All original, garaged, needs rear end. $15,000. Only serious buyers please. 457-3990, 775-1139 CHEV: ‘47 pickup. 5 window, 80% restored. Illness forces sale. $6,000/obo. 457-7097 CHEV: ‘84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210.
CHEV: ‘98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $5,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876
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File No.: 7301.26271 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. CitiMortgage, Inc. Grantee: Jack A. Pagan, as his separate estate Tax Parcel ID No.: 990 600 221 Abbreviated Legal: Lt. 21, Area 2, 5/41 Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On January 21, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street in the City of Port Townsend, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Jefferson, State of Washington: Lot 21 in Area 2 Of Port Lodlow No. 2, as per plat recorded in Volume 5 of Plats, pages 41 through 48, inclusive, official records of Jefferson County, Washington. Commonly known as: 131 Rainier Ln Port Ludlow, WA 98365 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 03/02/06, recorded on 03/06/06, under Auditor's File No. 508990, records of Jefferson County, Washington, from Jack A Pagan, an unmarried person, as Grantor, to First American Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Coldwell Banker Mortgage, and its successors and assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Coldwell Banker Mortgage, and its successors and assigns to CitiMortgage, Inc., under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor's File No. 554443. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 10/15/2010 Monthly Payments $7,513.00 Late Charges $211.36 Lender's Fees & Costs $1,231.03 Total Arrearage $8,955.39 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $607.50 Title Report $692.68 Statutory Mailings $19.12 Recording Costs $29.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,418.30 Total Amount Due: $10,373.69 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $199,949.75, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 05/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on January 21, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Jack A Pagan 131 Ranier Ln Port Ludlow, WA 98365 Jack A Pagan 461 Schwartz Rd Nordland, WA 98358 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Jack A Pagan 131 Ranier Ln Port Ludlow, WA 98365 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Jack A Pagan 461 Schwartz Rd Nordland, WA 98358 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 09/09/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 09/09/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 10/15/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Claire Swazey (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7301.26271) 1002.169502-FEI Pub: Dec. 19, 2010, Jan. 9, 2011
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BMW: â€˜96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220. FORD: '83 F-150. XLT EXT CAB, 351 manual, auxiliary fuel tank. Well maintained, runs great, canopy, tow package. $950. Call 457-1491 after 6:00 p.m.
MAGIC RAINBOW HAPPY BUS 1973 Volkswagon Transporter $1,500/obo Not Camper Style Runs, Some Rust. Call: 360-797-3951
FORD: â€˜02 E150. Cargo van, only 33K miles, great truck. $5,900. 457-0655.
MAZDA 2004 B3000 DUAL SPORT 3.0 V6, 5 speed, AC, DS pkg., 87K mi.! Home of the 5 min. approval! We finance everyone. VIN#M10917 Expires 12/22/10 $5,950 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272
FORD: â€˜70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. FORD: â€˜78 F350. Super cab, trailer special, 460 C6, 3 speed auto. Call for added features. Best offer over $2,000. 360-302-0844
MAZDA: â€˜88 B2200. Runs good. $1,000/ obo. 582-7486.
FORD: â€˜79 Flatbed. Runs good. $2,000/ obo. 683-0940.
NISSAN: â€˜87 pickup. 4 cyl, 5 spd. $1,250. 683-7516 PLUMBING VAN: â€˜02 Ford, job site ready, plus extra plumbing parts, 28K orginial mi. $20,000/obo. 360-385-2773
FORD: â€˜90 F250. Ext. cab, long box, 48,660 mi., new HD service brakes, set up for 5th wheel, excellent condition. $5,500. 796-4929.
FORD: â€˜95 F150 XLE Ext cab, 8â€™ bed w/lockable lid, 66k, auto w/o/d, full power, 351 Winsor tow pkg, always garaged, very very clean, below book @ $6,000. 683-8133.
ANOTHER AWESOME CAR FOR SALE! FORD: â€˜56 2 door post. Close to original, excellent condition, 2 tone paint green and white, Manual 3 speed, 6 cyl. $8,500/obo. Call Joe. 360-6833408 or 360-4611619.
FORD: â€˜99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839.
BUICK â€˜99 PARK AVE Economical 3.8 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette, power windows, locks, and seat, full leather, alloy wheels, keyless entry, very clean and reliable local trade in, nonsmoker, garage kept, service history, spotless Carfax report, affordable luxury. $5,495 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
FORD: Step Van. One of a Kind, Endless Possibilities, Solid. 40k on a thrifty Cummins diesel; great tires; new battery; no rust. Food truck? Contractor? RV conversion? Only $4,000/obo. 360-820-2157 GM: â€™92 Gladiator conversion van. 350, auto, 140K, runs/ looks good! $3,500. 452-5522
Buick: â€˜90 Century Ltd. 64K, new tires/ batt/brakes/pump, all electric, tilt A/C 2.5 liter, auto. $950. 775-7048. BUICK: â€˜97 LaSabre. Excellent codntion, 1 owner. $4,700. 683-6051 after 4 p.m. BUICK: â€˜99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038 CADILLAC: â€˜66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327 CADILLAC: â€˜85 Eldorado Commemorative Edition. Excellent condition, spoke wheels, loaded, no rust, always garaged, beautiful blue, 30K miles on new motor; 112K total miles. $2,900. 360-477-4817 CADILLAC: â€˜91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV â€˜06 MALIBU LT 3.5 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD, power windows, locks, and seat, power moonroof, rear spoiler, side airbags, 62,000 miles, beautiful 1 owner local trade-in, non-smoker, spotless Carfax report. $9,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com CHEV: â€˜00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $6,500/obo. 775-1821 CHEV: â€™70 Chevelle. Big block wagon, new paint, tires, more. $5,500/obo. No reasonable offer refused. 417-1896. CHEV: â€˜72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, â€˜71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915
CHEV: â€˜75 Corvette Stingray. Must sell, 350, matching #s, 149k original miles, rebuilt turbo, 400 tran, rebuilt rear end, all new suspension, front and rear sway bar, turbo hood and stock hood. $6,500 or make offer. 670-1440 CHEV: â€˜76 Suburban. 454, 143K, runs good. $800/obo. 360-681-2427 CHEV: â€˜88 Camaro. Project car, running, licensed, with â€˜90 Camaro parts car. $1,200/obo. 928-3863
Classic Olds. 78' Olds Cutlass Supreme Brougham. 86,000 miles, V8, sunroof, garage kept. few minor parking lot dings. Excellent condition. Runs well. 1 owner. interior in excellent condition. $11,000/obo. 360-683-9770 FORD â€˜07 FOCUS SE 4 DOOR 4 cylinder, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, and mirrors, AM/FM CD/MP3 player, remote entry, and more! Expires 12-2510. $7,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com FORD 2000 FOCUS ZX3 5 speed, 4 cylinder, tinted windows, alloys. Income tax special! Buy now! Pay later! All vehicles 72 point safety checked & serviced. VIN#252024 Expires 12/22/10 $3,950 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272
FORD: â€˜92 Mustang Convertible. Awesome care for sale! White with white top, 85,000 original miles. $3,800/obo. Call Joe at: 360-683-3408 or 360-461-1619.
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MERCURY: â€˜97 Mystique. Needs tranny. $500. 417-2130.
FORD: â€˜92 Crown Victoria. Runs and looks great, 83K. $2,800/ obo. 683-2542. HONDA â€˜03 ACCORD EX 4 DOOR Extra clean and loaded including V6, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and dual power heated seats, 4 wheel ABS and electronic traction control, power moonroof, leather interior, front and side airbags, AM/FM CD stacker, remote entry, premium chrome wheels and more! Expires 12-25-10. $10,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 davebarnier.com HONDA: â€˜85 Civic Station Wagon. Needs work. $500/ obo. 360-477-0702.
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NASH: â€˜50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $3,995 or make offer. 681-0717 OLDS: â€˜90. Runs great. Looks great. $1,200. 460-1183. PONTIAC 2004 GRAND AM SE V6, auto, AC, power pkg., alloys, 62K mi. Competitive finance rates, use your tax refund now! Ask for details. VIN#257219. Expires 12/22/10 $5,950 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272 PONTIAC: â€˜â€™04 Grand Prix. Low mi., 52K, very clean, must see. $8,000/obo. 457-9332 PONTIAC: â€˜97 Sunfire. Great condition. $3,000/obo. 582-3813 PORSCHE: â€˜02 Boxter S. 56K miles, 6 spd, black on black. $19,500. 461-9635. PORSCHE: â€˜72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965. SAAB: â€˜94 900si. Must see. $900/obo. 452-5909
HYUNDAI: â€˜86 Excel. 4 door hatchback Only 55,000 miles, new exhaust, excellent gas mileage, runs great, in good shape. Only 2 owners (in family). $2,500/obo. 457-4866 MAZDA: â€˜07 3. 5 sp., low hwy mi., charcoal/black interior, Thule roof rack, GPS, call for questions/test drive. $11,000/obo. 206-375-5204 MAZDA: â€˜08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387. MERCEDES BENZ â€˜97 C230. 122K, executive use only, very clean. $4,500/ obo. 582-1292. MERCEDES: â€˜74 280. Runs well. $500. 683-2436 MERCEDES: â€˜91 2.3L, 4 door, 125K, runs great. $3,700. 360-681-4253
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FORD: 1929 Model â€œAâ€?. Roadster, 10 footer. $17,500 firm. 681-5403
MERCURY: â€˜07 Mountaineer. AWD, 4L V6, loaded, 7 passenger, tow pkg., excellent condition, 53K, $21,000+ KBB. $18,000. 530-4120854 or 683-4062.
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MERCURY: â€˜91 Pacer. 140K mi., runs, looks good. $795. 681-8828
MERCURY: â€˜00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385.
FORD: â€˜01 Explorer Sport. 2WD, 5 sp, 126K, good cond. $3,000. 928-9430.
MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966
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MINI COOPER: â€˜05. White, 103,000 miles, Runs/drives great, no accidents, has had all scheduled tune-ups & oil changes, very clean interior, 2 new tires, highway miles, GREAT MPG. $9,995. Call Angela. 360-460-4802
SUBARU: â€˜08 Legacy $15,250. Economical 2.5I liter 4-Cyc, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/ CD, Power Windows, Locks, Keyless Entry, Alloy Wheels, 34,250 miles, Balance of 5/60 Factory Warranty, Spotless Carfax Report, Non-Smoker, Spolier and Bug Gard. Great Condition! Call Mike at 360-460-0959 TOYOTA â€˜05 SOLARA SE COUPE 3.0 liter V6, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM cassette/CD, power windows and locks, keyless entry, side airbags, alloy wheels, 69,000 miles, very clean local trade in. Spotless Carfax report. $10,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com TOYOTA 2003 MATRIX 5 DOOR 5 speed, AC, custom wheels and tires, 111K miles, new clutch. 0 down financing available, use your tax refund now, ask for details. VIN#113636. Expires 12/22/10 $6,250 Randyâ€™s Auto Sales 457-7272
TOYOTA: â€˜03 Camry LE One owner, no accidents, well maintained, 4 cyl, auto trans, 95,000 mi. $7,250. 477-2183. TOYOTA: â€˜89 Camry. $600. 928-9774. VW: â€˜00 New Beetle. Turbocharged, 1.8L engine (only 25K mi. on factory purchased and dealer installed motor), 108K vehicle mi., airbags, ABS brakes, loaded and dependable. $4,200. 461-6460.
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CITY OF PORT ANGELES NOTICE The City of Port Angeles seeks statements of qualification for the evaluation of the structural integrity and review of the fire safety, mechanical, plumbing systems, and ADA accessibility of the building at 215 S. Lincoln Street in Port Angeles. This review will be used to help the City determine if renovation, restoration, and preservation actions are viable options for future uses of the historic building located on the property. The full Request for Qualifications (RFQ) can be found at www.cityofpa.us/pwbids.htm. Firms or teams must be able to demonstrate experience with historic, brick building structural evaluation. Pub: Dec. 17, 19, 2010
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File No.: 7763.27438 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Grantee: Paul J. Beck and Oi Lin Beck, husband and wife Tax Parcel ID No.: 063000028670 Abbreviated Legal: LOT 14 BL 286 TPA Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On January 21, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot 14, Block 286, Townsite of Port Angeles, as per plat thereof recorded in Volume 1 of Plats, Page 27, records of Clallam County, Washington. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. More accurately described as: Lot 14 in Block 286 of the Townsite of Port Angeles, as per plat thereof recorded in Volume 1 of Plats, Page 27, records of Clallam County, Washington. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington. Commonly known as: 617 East 10th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 08/27/07, recorded on 08/31/07, under Auditor's File No. 2007-1208322, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Paul J. Beck and Oi Linn Beck, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Clallam Title Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of Washington Mutual Bank, F.A., as Beneficiary. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 10/18/2010 Monthly Payments $13,565.16 Late Charges $578.48 Lender's Fees & Costs $1,444.93 Total Arrearage $15,588.57 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $202.50 Title Report $0.00 Statutory Mailings $0.00 Recording Costs $0.00 Postings $0.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $202.50 Total Amount Due: $15,791.07 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $132,207.98, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 08/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on January 21, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Paul J. Beck 617 East 10th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 Oi Linn Beck 617 East 10th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362 Paul J. Beck 511 Lake Farm Road Port Angeles, WA 98362 Oi Linn Beck 511 Lake Farm Road Port Angeles, WA 98362 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 07/28/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 07/28/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 10/18/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Chris Ashcraft (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7763.27438) 1002.164526-FEI Pub: Dec. 19, 2010, Jan. 9, 2011 File No.: 7037.08581 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Chase Home Finance LLC Grantee: Robert D. Williams, as his separate estate Tax Parcel ID No.: 063000-028550 Abbreviated Legal: Lt 11 Blk 285, TPA Notice of Trustee's Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On January 21, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street in the City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property "Property", situated in the County(ies) of Clallam, State of Washington: Lot 11, Block 285, Townsite of Port Angeles, as per Plat recorded in Volume 1 of Plats, page 27, records of Clallam County, Washington. Situate in the County of Clallam, State of Washington Commonly known as: 707 E 10TH ST PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 01/29/08, recorded on 01/31/08, under Auditor's File No. 2008-1215525, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Robert D. Williams, a single man, as Grantor, to Clallam Title Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation "Obligation" in favor of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. to Chase Home Finance LLC, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor's File No. 2010-1255041. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property's full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor's or Borrower's default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 10/12/2010 Monthly Payments $17,627.84 Late Charges $578.25 Lender's Fees & Costs $135.00 Total Arrearage $18,341.09 Trustee's Expenses (Itemization) Trustee's Fee $607.50 Title Report $625.47 Statutory Mailings $29.12 Recording Costs $29.00 Postings $70.00 Total Costs $1,361.09 Total Amount Due: $19,702.18 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $150,192.30, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 06/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on January 21, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee's business on 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 01/10/11 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS ROBERT D WILLIAMS 707 E 10TH ST PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 ROBERT D WILLIAMS 43 North Hemlock Lane PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of ROBERT D WILLIAMS 707 E 10TH ST PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of ROBERT D WILLIAMS 43 North Hemlock Lane PORT ANGELES, WA 98362 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 08/03/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 08/04/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee's fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee's sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee's Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee's rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 10/12/2010 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Becky Baker (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7037.08581) 1002.165281-FEI Pub: Dec. 19, 2010, Jan. 9, 2011
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Gift suggestions for large family Christmas WE HAVE A large family and always try to purchase gifts for the holidays that are the best buy at a reasonable price for everyone. This includes kids from ages 3 months to adults around 71. We have saved all year in every single area so we would still be able to afford presents for everyone by keeping the price of each one no more than $35. My wife and I would love to know various items that you and your readers recommend.
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Lidback embraces roles on, off stage By Diane Urbani
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Lisa Lidback collects herself before rehearsing a scene in “The Nutcracker.”
icture a dove, in a gray hoodie. Leaning into a cool breath of wind, she takes flight, with no visible effort. That’s how Lisa Lidback appears as she steps up onto her toes: Luminous, she moves across the floor en pointe as naturally as a bird floats on air. A native of Port Angeles, Lidback is in full flight this weekend as the Sugar Plum Fairy, that mythic creature who lives in the land of sweets. Oh, and she’s also the Snow Queen. And a Turkish doll who comes to life. And one of five Russian dancers. Turn
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This week’s question: What is your ideal Christmas?
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“Probably snow falling down to make a white Christmas. That would make Christmas ideal. Being with my family and seeing my close relatives. I’m just married so I have new relatives to get to know. It’s all about being together. Health, well-being and togetherness, that’s most important to me.”
“No drama at our family get-togethers anymore. No drinking and being crazy either, like what has happened in the past. I want to be with my boyfriend and get to know his relatives. I’ve had two marriages in the past so I look forward to being with Jerry, who I’ve known since 1975. I want to be less focused on presents and more on each other.”
“Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Giving to each other and giving to the community in His name. We want people to get to know the Jesus who was born on that day. And like Thanksgiving we will go and help the homeless on Christmas. Of course, celebrating with loved ones, too.”
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toiling for someone else’s company to working for themselves. Two such entrepreneurs are Vicki Anderson and Catherine Van Os, owners of North Star Concierge. They’re “personal assistants for home and business,” according to the rack card, offering an impressive array of services from errands to pet care to light bookkeeping to holiday decorating and entertainment planning.
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Anderson and Van Os had worked in a Sequim doctor’s office, as receptionist and business manager, respectively, and “are both dedicated, worker-bee types. They’re not doing this for a kick,” Mich said.
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Jill Lidback, left, Ballet Workshop artistic director Sylvia Wanner and Lisa Lidback pause during a recent rehearsal for “The Nutcracker,” which runs through today at the Port Angeles High School auditorium. Lisa Lidback dances the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Snow Queen and a Turkish doll who comes to life, while Jill dances in the Waltz of the Flowers, as a snowflake and as the Rat King.
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Continued from 3 both the bearing and the technical skill. “Lisa is such a regal, eleLidback, 22, dances all gant girl,” Wanner said. of the above in “The Nutcracker,” the pinnacle of the “She’s a cool cucumber; she settles right down and year for The Ballet Workshop of Port Angeles — but really does the work . . . hey, her demeanor says, it’s what amazes me,” added the veteran director, “is that not such a huge deal. Lidback, who was home- she’s been so consistent schooled until her last two over the years. I’ve watched her, and pretty soon, oh my years of high school, at God. She can do this, and which time she went to she can do that.” Peninsula College as a Lidback has danced at Running Start student, is a the Ballet Workshop since serious artist when it comes to ballet. But in this she was just 10; she went en pointe at 12 — and highest of high-flown art remembers the exact date, forms, she’s a down-toEarth storyteller in motion. Feb. 12, 2001. And she defies the stereotypes about dancers and Four ‘Nutcrackers’ divas so common in movies She’s danced in four and theater. “Nutcrackers” now, starting Direct attention, Lidas a party guest in 2000. back says, isn’t something she’s comfortable with in a She also danced the lead — the princess — in the Balsocial setting. let Workhop’s “The Six Swans” in 2005. Tells story with dance Lidback bows to WanBut on stage, something ner, whom she calls “an else takes place. Sharing a amazing person.” “She’s good about caststory with an audience is ing girls a little beyond simply “a great feeling,” what they’ve been able to she says. With the music do,” Lidback said, so the surrounding her, and with young dancers stretch just years of ballet standing behind her, she focuses her a bit further than they may have thought they could. mind on giving that story Lidback, for her part, to the audience. enjoys the challenge of the In a “Nutcracker” year, rehearsals start in January pas de deux and group dances in “The Nutcracker;” at the Ballet Workshop, with artistic director Sylvia they are more difficult than her solo turns because, of Wanner watching not only course, “you have to be for what her dancers can together.” Her favorite is the do, but also for what Snow Dance, and she smiles they’re capable of. Then, Wanner casts the at the memory of pulling it off for the first time. ballet in September, with Lidback has lost a lot of no auditions necessary. weight in recent months, Wanner chose Lidback for two of the ballet’s most Wanner said, what with the rigors of preparing for demanding roles — Sugar “The Nutcracker.” Plum Fairy and Snow Queen — because she has Turn to Lidback/10
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Wedding Danforth — McClendon Stephane L. McClendon of Renton and Duane M. Danforth of Seattle were married Oct. 16 at Glen Acres Golf and Country Club in Seattle. The Rev. Patricia Stimac officiated at the 2 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jerome Gustafson of Sun City, Ariz., and Jeanne Schomberg Espe of Lake Tapps. The groom is the son of Larry Danforth of Lynnwood and Charlene Danforth of Port Angeles. Ashley Gustafson, the bride’s daughter, was maid of honor. Tanner McClendon, the bride’s son, walked her down the aisle. And the two, son and daughter, gave her away. Stephane and Duane Danforth Keith Danforth, the groom’s brother, was best The groom graduated from Port Angeman. les High School in 1985 and was in the The bride graduated from Highline Army from 1986 to 1990. He is employed High School in Renton in 1989 and from by Paco Ventures in Seattle. Green River College in Auburn in 1992. The couple will honeymoon in Mexico She is employed by Soos Creek Water and at a later date. They live in Renton. Sewer District.
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tephanie Jo Adams and Ryan Patrick Whitmore of Port Angeles were married on July 17, 2010 at a beautiful destination wedding on Maui, Hawaii. The Bride is the daughter of Randy and Shelley Adams, and the groom is the son of Lynn and Scott Whitmore; all of Port Angeles. Sheri Adams, sister of the bride, and Cami Fors, cousin, were the Maids of Honor, with Brianna Robinson and Morgan Allen as the Bridesmaids and Kaiya Robinson as Flower Girl. Scotty Whitmore, brother of the groom, was Best Man with Nick Haffner, Sam Adams, Nolan Field, John Wayne Eberhardt and Jeff Lewis as Groomsmen. The couple honeymooned in Waikiki. he bride and groom both graduated from Port Angeles High School and went on to graduate from Oregon State University. Stephanie earned degrees in both Human Development and Education, Ryan a degree in Civil Engineering. Ryan, now an officer in the Air Force, and Stephanie, an elementary school teacher, are living in Panama City, Florida.
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Light: ‘A good listener’ Ballerina unruffled Continued from 5 tines, like butterflies emerging from the chrysalis. In her book she quotes The pair started their many writers, including business in April, after completing the E2E course Henry Miller, who said, “All growth is a leap in the last March. Van Os and Anderson offer free consul- dark.” And sharing the tations on their services at page is poet Anne Sexton, who wrote, “Put your ear 360-797-1217. down next to your soul and The most valuable aspect of the course, Ander- listen.” In the back of the book son added, was hearing are abundant blank pages from established business for journaling, an activity owners who gave talks in Mich believes can be an Mich’s class. The camaraderie during integral part of the process of transition from employee the sessions was also an to entrepreneur. energizer, Anderson said. “It was good to see other A process people in the same boat, planning to start busiAnd “this is a process, nesses,” and who could not a set of facts,” she said. bounce ideas off of one The book is designed to another. help people connect with “And Cath [Mich] is a their heart’s desires, even if good listener. She helps get they’ve been buried for you in a positive frame of years. mind; helps you look at Mich herself is an entrethings differently.” preneur, having founded a North Star Concierge is life-coaching business, still in its beginning stages, Heart and Soul Works Anderson said, but she and (www.HeartandSoulWorks. Van Os are enjoying their com) on Feb. 14, 2001. She new venture, which affords provides transitional coachmore variety than their ing in her home office, typioffice jobs did. cally at $90 for a 75-minMich, for her part, has ute session. “However, my made it her mission to help fees are determined on a people gather the courage case by case basis, particuto break out and away from larly in this economy,” she their old, comfortable rouadded.
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most popular dancers. How cruel, then, to criticize her body now. Through By Jocelyn Noveck two weeks of The Associated Press chatter, Ringer though, NEW YORK — Christ- Ringer remained publicly mas is upon us, and for a silent, as most dancers do top ballerina at New York — until Monday, when she City Ballet, that means appeared on NBC’s “Today” one sure thing: suiting up to address the controversy in tulle and sequins as swirling around her like the the Sugar Plum Fairy in confetti in “Nutcracker’s” the annual classic, “The famous snowflake scene. Nutcracker.” What Jenifer Ringer surely didn’t ‘Not overweight’ expect was to be accused “I’m not overweight,” of having “eaten one said the ballerina, who at sugar plum too many.” 37 is not only a company That remark by the nation’s most prominent veteran but one of only dance critic reverberated three mothers in its ranks. “I do have, I guess, a more across the web, with many coming to Ringer’s womanly type than the stereotypical ballerina.” defense and calling the But she declined to reviewer a cad. demand an apology from Even worse, angry New York Times dance fans wrote on chat critic Alastair Macaulay. boards, Ringer has been “It’s his opinion,” said public about struggles Ringer, whom NYCB would with eating disorders not make available to The earlier in her career, over Associated Press for comwhich she triumphed to ment. “He is a critic, and become one of NYCB’s he’s paid to put his opinion in the paper.” Amid the kerfuffle over whether and when a dancer’s weight becomes an issue lies an even more basic question about ballet, an art form in which the We do Registries
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Lidback: Lisa learned swing at Clallam YMCA Continued from 6 together in Port Angeles, perhaps on the Peninsula And the dancer said she College campus. Lidback herself has two needs no additional diet or associate of arts degrees exercise regimen to keep from the college, one in herself in shape for her general education, comfour roles. pleted concurrently with Lidback grew up in her high school diploma in Eden Valley west of Port Angeles, and now rents an 2006, and another in multimedia communications in apartment in a pale-blue house, nicknamed the doll- 2008. She landed a job in the house, near downtown. She website design department has a full life thanks to, of InsideOut Solutions, a and in addition to, dance. marketing company in But ballet is not all Sequim, immediately after there is. Lidback also graduation. There, she adores swing, and finds helps create websites for limitless intrigue in the bed-and-breakfast inns contrast between the two around the United States forms. and Canada. Lidback decided early on Ballet vs swing not to pursue a professional “Ballet is a fine art . . . career in dance. She wants all controlled energy,” she a multifaceted life, not one says. “Swing is just social,” consumed by ballet. These snapping with that loosedays, one of the facets she electricity exchange envisions is travel. between partners. “If I had all the money Lidback first learned to in the world, that’s what I swing in a class at the would do,” she says. She’d Clallam County YMCA spend a year in Australia, while she was in high or backpack across Europe; school. Since then she’s Lidback is open-minded. developed her style at She’s only been outside this dances on Bainbridge country a few times, to Island and at Camp Jitter- Spain at 16 on an Indepenbug, a three-day intensive dent Bible Church mission, in Seattle over last Memo- during which she taught rial Day weekend. English for two weeks at And while Lidback has an elementary school, and friends who swing — such to Tofino, British Columbia, as Mark Erb, a member of for a weekend with friends. the Port Angeles band Lidback also wants to Abby Mae & the Homehave a family some day; school Boys — she hopes to she’s grown up in a closesee the younger crowd get knit clan. Several family more of a community members are part of this
Lisa Lidback, here with Paul Hanes, dances the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Ballet Workshop’s 2007 production of “The Nutcracker.” Lidback will appear as the Snow Queen in this weekend’s final “Nutcracker” performance at 3 p.m. today at the Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave. weekend’s events: Lidback’s sister Jill, 18, is dancing the role of the Rat King in “The Nutcracker,” as well as appearing in the Waltz of the Flowers; her brother Nathan, 10, has the role of Fritz; her father, Jim Lidback, is appearing in the party scene for the second time. And Lidback’s mother Renee is helping to deco-
rate the first place patrons enter as they come for their “Nutcracker” experience: the foyer of the Port Angeles High School auditorium. At a rehearsal last week, Wanner watched as Lidback and her sister Jill danced together with a flock of young children. This is to be the Ballet Workshop founder’s final
“Nutcracker,” as she begins to consider the idea of retiring. Wanner, Lidback says, has taught her what’s important in a performance. It’s not about showing off your fancy moves, or a lot of costly costumes, sets and special effects; it is about telling a story with your dancing. And like Wanner, Lid-
back believes the magic of ballet, and “The Nutcracker,” belong to each of us. Lidback says she might like to become a dance teacher at some point. Then, not the gushing type, she calmly sums up her feeling about her art form. “I never want to stop dancing. It’s the love of my life.”
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back and forth, Traci gave Brennan her phone number. “It was magical because we had so much to talk about. He started calling me every night, and we talked sometimes for four or five hours,” Traci said. “It was wonderful. We had so much in common it was uncanny.” After two weeks of talkLots in common ing, Brennan told Traci They married about the he’d been laid off. She told him it was OK. She wasn’t same time, and they both got divorced. And then just looking for someone to suprecently, they connected on port her. She had her own Facebook through a mutual money, and they could do things that didn’t cost friend. After sending messages much.
“We could go for rides on my motorcycle, take my dog to the park, barbecue burgers and hot dogs,” Traci said. So they met, and it was “perfect.” “We couldn’t believe that our political and religious beliefs were exactly the same,” Traci said. “Things were going along beautifully, his unemployment was coming through, he was actively looking for a job and I was watching the paper for him.
know why you’re being so sweet, but thank you.’” And then, as quickly as it started, Traci got an e-mail from Brennan saying: “I’m just not ready for a relationship. It’s not you, it’s me. I can’t explain. I need to focus on a job, I’m broke and need to get my thoughts together, blah, blah, blah.” “I was absolutely shocked,” she said. “I e-mailed him back and asked what was going on.
Give him time
“He constantly talked about ‘our’ future,” she said. “It scared me, but it was flattering at the same time. He’d call every night, and we’d talk for several hours. “I went to his apartment every weekend. He told me to bring my dog so I didn’t have to go home and feed her. He kept saying, ‘I don’t
“He asked me to give him time and told me he didn’t know what was going on and a bunch of nonsensical BS that I couldn’t comprehend,” she said. “Finally, he texted me three weeks later just to say hello. I asked him if I was ever going see him again. He repeated a lot of
the same BS and then added: ‘So, to answer your question, no. Sorry.’” Traci wonders why Brennan came on so strong, then withdrew. Was it because the chase was over and he lost interest?
Not in good place I don’t think so. I think it was timing. A man who’s out of a job is not in a place to start a new relationship. I take Brennan at his word. It wasn’t Traci, it was him. He needed to find a job and feel like a man who had something to offer before he could pursue a relationship. That’s what I think. What do you think?
_______ Cheryl Lavin compiles Tales from the Front at her home office in Arizona, where she writes a blog at www.talesfromthefront. com. Her column appears weekly in Peninsula Woman.
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WHENEVER SOMEONE TELLS me their relationship is perfect, I think, uh-oh. Traci and Brennan didn’t know each other, but they knew “of” each other. They’ve always lived in the same small town, sometimes as close as two or three miles apart. They had the same group of friends in school, swam at the same place, went to the same parties. Brennan owned a small record store, and Traci used to shop there. “I would stare at him behind the counter knowing I knew him but not sure how,” Traci said.
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Gray: Take time to heal from divorce Continued from 2 into dating again because it offers the hope of closing one chapter in their lives and allowing another to Still, they think that the best open. cure for a relationship gone badly Men, in particular, view dating is a new relationship. I’d love for as a quick fix for unresolved emothat to happen one day, but hontional upheavals. estly I’m not ready. So, I’m not surprised if your Should I be ready? Or is giving friends — particularly your guy myself some time the right thing pals — are encouraging you to to do? — Just Not Ready start dating. In most cases, we are not emoin Kansas City, Mo. tionally ready to do that, no less become intimate with a new partDear Just Not Ready: It ner, until we have taken the time seems logical that someone attempting to process the negative to improve our relationship with ourselves by processing any and emotions that come with divorce all negative emotions. It’s not like would be in no frame of mind to getting a new puppy after your old consider dating. dog dies. Then again, dating a new perDivorce leaves us wounded. son is not a quick fix. Those wounds are dealt with honUnfortunately, both men and estly, or they can haunt us in the women can be lured prematurely
future. And, yes, these wounds can damage a future relationship, as well. At this stage, reading, reflection and — perhaps best of all — joining a support group are more important in getting beyond your negative emotions and preparing you for a new, and hopefully, happier relationship.
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Dear Interrupted: You’re not alone. This is a very common complaint, especially for couples that have shared many years together. Try this: lead by example. Do your best to never interrupt her, and you’ll be surprised to see that in most cases your partner will pick up on what you’re doing. Discipline yourself to hold a thought, be patient and let her say what she wants to say before you speak. Give that four to six weeks, and I think you’ll be pleased with the change it will make.
Dear John: My wife interrupts me all the time. She’s a great partner and there’s so much I love about her, but this one trait is annoying. In truth, I know at ________ times I interrupt her, as well. John Gray is the author of Men Are Any idea how we can stop doing From Mars, Women Are From Venus. this? If you have a question, write to John in — Unhappily Interrupted care of this newspaper or by e-mail at: in Reno, Nev. email@example.com.
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