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Florence Ninke of Port Angeles, who turns 100 next Tuesday, talks about her life experiences in her home.
Reaching century in style Her spirited secrets: Exercise, good food — ‘and a lot of fun’
“I eat oatmeal every morning and have a cocktail every night — and a lot of fun in between. “All that at the suggestion of my doctor.”
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Ninke will celebrate the century in style from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, with an open house at her home, 3829 PORT ANGELES — Fun and good Canyon Edge Drive, Port Angeles. health habits have sustained Florence Anyone who wants to visit is welcome. Ninke through her century of life. She requests no gifts or flowers, but if Ninke, who will turn 100 on Tuesday, someone wishes to do something in her said she has always taken care to develop honor, she asks donations be sent to Volgood habits. unteer Hospice of Clallam County, 540 E. “I attribute my good health to exercise Eighth St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. and good food,” Ninke said. Born Feb. 1, 1911, to Thomas and “I did water aerobics three times a week Annie Gundersen, who moved to the for 13 years and did all sorts of hiking. United States from Norway, Ninke was By Paige Dickerson Peninsula Daily News
the 12th of 13 children. She has survived all of her five brothers and seven sisters. Ninke has long had connections to the North Olympic Peninsula. Her husband, whom she married in 1933, had family who lived in Forks. She met and married Orville Ninke in Milwaukee, Wis., in the midst of the Great Depression. “We were secretly married,” she said. “We both had jobs, and at the time, President Roosevelt didn’t want more than one person in a household working — you know, to spread the wealth a little. “So, we got married secretly, and we had an apartment. “But he kept all his clothes and stuff at his mother’s house about two blocks away.” Turn
SEQUIM — The breakup of Dungeness Valley lavender-growing groups into two associations grew more divisive this week, as lawyers for the Sequim Lavender Growers Association and the newly formed Sequim Lavender Farmers Association clashed over delivery of the growers association’s accounting and vendor documents. The growers association’s attorney, Jacques Dulin, said he and another Sequim attorney, Larry Freedman, who represents the farmers association, have agreed to meet at 4:30 p.m. today, when Dulin expects the documents to be handed Nagel over to the growers group. Dulin, who is best known as an intellectual property and patent attorney, said the two attorneys will meet at the Port Angeles office of Scott Nagel, who last week announced he had jumped ship from the growers association to become the director of the farmers association.
25,000 attend annual festival Nagel, as an employee of the growers association, had directed the Sequim Lavender Festival since 2004, an event that draws about 25,000 people each year from all over the world and pumps about $3 million into the Sequim area’s economy. Now, Nagel will work for the farmers association, directing the Sequim Lavender Farm Festival, which will occur simultaneously with the Sequim Lavender Festival from July 15-17. Turn
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Transit cutbacks pondered
Clallam County employee on leave
Route eliminations proposed countywide By Rob Ollikainen Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Clallam Transit has proposed cutting its service by 5.8 percent Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News this year to save $187,861 in Buses line up at The Gateway transit center in annual costs. downtown Port Angeles late Tuesday afternoon. The routes on the chopping block are the most underused Members of the public can tle, at 6:40 a.m. weekdays. runs in the system, with many weigh in on the proposal in one ■ Route No. 15, LaPush, at averaging two to three riders of six public meetings sched11:05 a.m. weekdays. per trip. uled for Feb. 1 in Forks, Feb. 3 The proposed cuts for the Clallam Transit General in Sequim and Feb. 9 in Port Port Angeles area are: Manager Terry Weed said the Angeles. ■ Route No. 20, College proposed cuts are needed to A formal public hearing Plaza, at 6:25 a.m. weekdays. maintain service in the wake of with possible board action will ■ Route No. 24, Cherry Hill, declining sales tax revenue. take place Feb. 28 in Port at 6:25 a.m. weekdays. Sales tax revenue is TranAngeles. ■ Route No. 10, Joyce. Start sit’s primary source of operatThe proposed cuts on the ing revenue. the first trip at the Lyre River West End are: The Transit Board directed and end the last trip at the Clal■ Route No. 16, Forks, its staff to find ways to offset lam Transit garage weekdays. this year’s budget shortfall and leaves at 5:05 a.m. weekdays. ■ Route No. 17, Forks shutTurn to Transit/A5 $400,000 draw on reserves.
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victims,” she said. Kelly placed Shimko on paid administrative leave Dec. 15, county Human Resources Director Marjorie Upham said. By Paul Gottlieb Kelly would not comment on Peninsula Daily News why Shimko was placed on adminFORKS — A Clallam County istrative leave from her job, which employee who often comforts pays $22.54 cents an hour, saying domestic violence victims in her it was a personnel issue. job has been charged with a misStruck by bottle demeanor in an alleged domestic violence incident. Port Angeles police, respondCounty victim-witness coordi- ing to what they said was a nator Anna E. Shimko, 33, of Port domestic violence incident, said Angeles has been charged with the victim, 35, “had obvious injufourth-degree assault in an ries, scratches on his face, head, alleged Dec. 12 altercation at chest, shoulders and swelling on his forehead from being struck by Shimko’s Port Angeles home. A pre-trial hearing on the a bottle,” Officer Don Maynard charge is set for 2 p.m. Thursday said in his police report. The man told police that when in Forks District Court 2. Judge he tried to leave the residence, Eric Rohrer will preside. The county victim-witness Shimko grabbed his hoodie and coordinator fills a full-time posi- T-shirt, ripping them. He denied tion and acts as a liaison between assaulting Shimko. “Other than a pinky injury, A. victims, witnesses, the county Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and Shimko did not claim to have any other agencies, Prosecuting Attor- injuries, and I did not see any injuries on her person consistent with ney Deb Kelly said Tuesday. being struck,” Maynard said. “A large percentage are domestic violence and sexual assault Turn to Charge/A6
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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press
Jackson’s doc pleads not guilty in L.A. Michael Jackson’s doctor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop superstar’s death as the case moved rapidly toward a trial that will likely be televised. “Your honor, I am an innocent man,” Dr. Conrad Murray told Los Angeles Superior Murray Court Judge Michael Pastor in a soft voice. “I definitely plead not guilty.” Lawyers for Murray, who is accused of giving Jackson a lethal dose of the powerful anesthetic propofol and other sedatives, said they would be ready to go to trial within the 60-day statutory
time limit, which would make for an unusually speedy trial. Deputy District Attorney David Walgren said the prosecution would be ready to go as well for the trial he estimated would last six weeks. The judge scheduled the trial to begin March 28and a pretrial hearing for Feb. 7. Asked why the defense wants to begin the trial so quickly, defense attorney Ed Chernoff said, “Dr. Murray has been waiting 22 months for his opportunity to do this. It’s the first chance we have to force the issue.”
‘Jersey’ in Italy “Jersey Shore” is headed to the Motherland. The popular MTV reality TV series starring a group of hard-partying Italian-Americans will film its fourth season in Italy, the network said Tuesday. “While the stateside ‘Jersey Shore’ locales have become iconic for our audience, it’s really the constantly evolving dynamic
amongst the cast that keeps them coming back each season,” MTV programPolizzi ming vice president Chris Linn said. “Europe is a fresh spin on a show that continues to reach new heights for us.” The ongoing third season, filmed last summer, features the ongoing feud between Jenni “J-Woww” Farley and Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola, as well as the introduction of new cast member Deena Nicole Cortese, the wild “partner in crime” of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi. The cast also includes Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino. The fourth season is set to premiere later this year. The first and third season are set in Seaside Heights, N.J., and the second season sent the fistpumping pals to Miami.
Passings By The Associated Press
Edgar Tafel, 98, a New York City architect and an original Taliesin fellow credited with saving some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most important works, has died. Mr. Tafel, who was instrumental in helping save two historic interiors from a house designed by Mr. Tafel his celein 2011 brated mentor in Minnesota, died Jan. 18 at his home in lower Manhattan, said Robert Silman, a longtime friend and New York structural engineer. He was the last surviving member of the original Taliesin fellows, a community of young apprentice architects established in 1932 at Wright’s home and school in Spring Green, Wis., Silman said. He had a hand in two of Wright’s most enduring structures: Fallingwater on Bear Run creek in southwest Pennsylvania and the Johnson Wax Building in Racine, Wis. In his own practice,
which Mr. Tafel opened in New York after World War II, he was perhaps best known for designing the Church House for the First Presbyterian Church, a 19th-century landmark in Greenwich Village. Decades later, Mr. Tafel was instrumental in helping save two Prairie-style interiors from Wright’s Francis W. Little House in Wayzata, Minn., before it was demolished in 1971. His other projects included three college campuses, 35 religious buildings, six townhouses and 80 homes.
familiar face in TV commercials after the 1987 stock market crash, telling viewers: “At Merrill Lynch, we’re still bullish on America.”
Paul Picerni, 88, a Hollywood character actor perhaps best-known as Robert Stack’s FBI agent sidekick on television’s “The Untouchables,” has died in Palmdale, Calif. Mr. Picerni’s daughter said he died Jan. 12 at Palmdale Regional _________ Medical Center after William Mr. Picerni suffering a Schreyer, 83, a former heart attack in 1960 chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch who led its transi- at his home in Llano. Besides his role as agent tion from a stock brokerage Lee Hobson on “The to a diversified global investUntouchables” from 1960 to ment bank, has died. 1963, Mr. Picerni starred in Mr. Schreyer, who also gained recognition for donat- “House of Wax” with Vincent ing millions of dollars to his Price in 1953. His other films included alma mater, Penn State University, died Saturday at his “The Scalphunters” in 1968 and “Airport” in 1970. home in Princeton, N.J. Mr. Picerni’s appeared in Mr. Schreyer had a TV shows including “Gun45-year career at Merrill Lynch and led the firm from smoke,” “Kojak,” “T.J. Hooker” and “Perry Mason.” 1985-1993. He became a
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The Neah Bay post office, in the Washburn store, was burglarized Saturday night, according to a report received by Clallam County Sheriff Charles Kemp. A window in the building was broken and the burglar gained entrance through the opening. The person breaking the window received a cut because considerable blood was found on the floor. The only articles missing are some marbles and knives.
A four-apartment, twostory building at 1131 W. Ninth St. in Port Angeles was the scene of a fire at 1:21 a.m. that destroyed 35 percent of the structure. People in the two apartments that were occupied, including three young children, were taken to safety. Fire Chief Kenneth Cameron said the fire began in the living room of an apartment on the ground floor, probably from a short circuit in a vacuum cleaner cord under the living room rug.
Dutch Schaefer doesn’t like unsolicited mail, and he’s placed a ceramic toilet under his roadside mailbox with the label “junk mail.” “You know, a guy just gets so much of that junk mail,” said the Milwaukee Drive resident in west Port Angeles. “At least now they’ve got an idea of how I feel about it.” Schaefer said he doesn’t care to find soap samples or other advertising gimmicks in his mailbox, preferring them to be delivered in his alternative mail receptacle.
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Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications
■ The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Food Bank on Zaccardo Road in Sequim distributes food only to tribal members and their families, and distribution is by appointment only, said Christine Kiehl, economic service case manager for the tribe, on Tuesday. A Dec. 31 story on Page A1 did not specify that distribution is only for tribal members and also erroneously reported that people can drop in. For more information, phone the food bank at 360681-4636. ■ The Clallam County Superior Court trial judge in the Earl Otis-Stephanie McCarty medical marijuana
Laugh Lines There is a new chairman of the Republican Party. His name is Reince Priebus. Doesn’t that sound like something that should be getting 50 miles per gallon somewhere? Jay Leno
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trial was George L. Wood. A story Tuesday on Page A1 of the Clallam County edition and Page A6 of the Jefferson County edition erroneously reported that Judge S. Brooke Taylor presided at the trial. Taylor signed the judgment and sentence. ■ Fish ladders were proposed for the Elwha Dam but were never built. A story on Page A1 Sunday erroneously said the ladders were built. ■ General Aviation Pilots EAA Chapter 430 will meet Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Monterra Park Hall. The wrong time was given in a Clubs and Organizations item Sunday on Page C4. For further information, phone 360-681-7427.
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Tuesday’s Daily Game: 8-0-4 Tuesday’s Keno: 01-0207-08-09-24-25-29-30-35-4149-52-53-56-57-64-68-71-79 Tuesday’s Match 4: 01-16-19-21 Tuesday’s Mega Millions: 05-08-31-46-50, Mega Ball: 4
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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2011. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On Jan. 26, 1861, Louisiana passed an Ordinance of Secession, 113-17, at the state capital in Baton Rouge, becoming the sixth state to break free from the United States. On this date: ■ In 1788, the first European settlers in Australia, led by Capt. Arthur Phillip, landed in presentday Sydney. ■ In 1837, Michigan became the 26th state. ■ In 1841, Britain formally occupied Hong Kong, which the Chinese had ceded to the British. ■ In 1870, Virginia rejoined
the Union. ■ In 1911, the Richard Strauss opera “Der Rosenkavalier” (The Cavalier of the Rose) premiered in Dresden, Germany. ■ In 1942, the first American expeditionary force to go to Europe during World War II went ashore in Northern Ireland. ■ In 1950, India officially proclaimed itself a republic as Rajendra Prasad took the oath of office as president. ■ In 1961, President John F. Kennedy appointed Dr. Janet G. Travell to be his personal physician; she was the first woman to hold the job. ■ In 1979, former Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller died in New York at age 70. ■ In 1996, first lady Hillary
Rodham Clinton testified before a grand jury connected to the Whitewater probe. ■ Ten years ago: Lacrosse coach Diane Whipple, 33, was attacked and killed by two huge dogs belonging to neighbors outside her apartment in San Francisco; one of the dogs’ owners, Marjorie Knoller, is serving 15 years to life in prison for second-degree murder; her husband, Robert Noel, served just over two years for involuntary manslaughter. A devastating earthquake hit the Indian subcontinent, killing some 20,000 people. Joseph Kabila was sworn in as Congo’s president, following the assassination of his father, Laurent Kabila. ■ Five years ago: Saudi Ara-
bia recalled its ambassador from Denmark to protest caricatures of the prophet Muhammad published in a Danish newspaper; protests spread across the Muslim world for weeks, and dozens of people were killed. Confronted by Oprah Winfrey on her syndicated talk show, author James Frey acknowledged lies in his addiction memoir A Million Little Pieces. ■ One year ago: Toyota suspended U.S. sales of several popular vehicle models to fix sticking accelerator pedals; the suspension was on top of a recall of 23 million vehicles. Louis Auchincloss, 92, a prolific author of fiction and nonfiction, died in New York.
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Briefly: Nation Blackwater suit tossed 7 years after deaths RALEIGH, N.C. — A lawsuit that blamed the security company formerly known as Blackwater for the deaths of four contractors killed in a grisly 2004 ambush in Iraq was tossed by U.S. District Judge James C. Fox. The judge said court-ordered arbitration fell apart because neither side was paying the costs of that process, so he decided to shut the case nearly seven years after the killings. Insurgents killed the contractors, mutilated the bodies, dragged the charred remains through the streets and hung two of the corpses from a bridge. The event triggered a massive U.S. military siege known as the Battle of Fallujah. Survivors of the contractors contend Blackwater failed to prepare the men for their mission and didn’t provide them with appropriate equipment. A congressional investigation concurred. Blackwater argued that the men were betrayed by the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps and targeted in a well-planned ambush.
Life in prison for plot NEW YORK — A judge sentenced the first Guantanamo detainee to have a U.S. civilian trial to life in prison Tuesday, saying anything he suffered at the hands of the CIA and others “pales in comparison to the suffering and the horror” caused by the bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998. U.S. District Judge Lewis A.
Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks “horrific” and saying the deaths and damage they caused far outweigh “any and all considerations that have been advanced on behalf of the defendant.”
Emanuel appeal OK’d CHICAGO — Illinois’ highest court agreed Tuesday to take Rahm Emanuel’s appeal of a decision that threw him off the ballot for Chicago mayor and ordered election officials not to print any mayoral ballots without Emanuel’s name. State Supreme Court justices agreed to expedite the case, but they gave no specific time frame. Emanuel has asked the court to overturn a lower ruling that pulled his name off the ballot because he had not lived in the city for a year. The Chicago Board of Elections had said it would begin printing ballots without his name as early as Tuesday, with the election less than a month away.
Underwear bomb trial DETROIT — U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds on Tuesday set an Oct. 4 trial date for a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb hidden in his underwear. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who is acting as his own lawyer, asked for a 2012 date and said he might not have enough time to prepare. But Edmunds said a fall trial was best for now because “we need to move this case along.” The Associated Press
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President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Plea for unity, focus on economy by Obama By Ben Feller
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WASHINGTON — Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally behind his vision of economic revival for an anxious nation, declaring in his State of the Union address Tuesday night: “We will move forward together or not at all.” The president unveiled an agenda of carefully balanced political goals: a burst of spending on education, research, technology and transportation to make the nation more competitive, alongside pledges, in the strongest terms of his presidency, to cut the deficit and smack down spending deemed wasteful to America. Yet he never explained how he’d pull that off or what specifically would be cut.
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Protesters stop traffic in the middle of a bridge over the Nile River during clashes in downtown Cairo early today.
Anti-Mubarak Egyptians clash with riot police CAIRO — Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters inspired by Tunisia’s uprising staged the biggest demonstrations in Egypt in years, facing down riot police who beat them with batons and fired water cannons in clashes that left at least three dead Tuesday. The protests to demand an end to President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year authoritarian rule and a solution to Egypt’s poverty could embolden the opposition and fuel growing dissent in a presidential election year. Mobilized largely on the Internet, the waves of protesters filled Cairo’s central Tahrir Square, some hurling rocks and climbing atop police trucks. As night fell, thousands of demonstrators stood their ground and settled in for an allnight sit-in in the square just steps away from parliament —
blocking the streets and setting the stage for even more dramatic confrontations.
Putin vows revenge MOSCOW — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed revenge Tuesday for the suicide bombing that killed 35 people at a Moscow airport — a familiar toughon-terrorism stance that has underpinned his power but also led to a rising number of deadly attacks in Russia. Lax security also was blamed for Monday’s explosion in the international arrivals area of Domodedovo Airport that also injured 180 people, with President Dmitry Medvedev criticizing police and managers at the airport, the largest of three that serve the capital. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but suspicion has fallen on Islamist separatists from Chechnya or elsewhere in the restive Caucasus region who have been battling Russian authority for more than 15 years. The Associated Press
Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Belfair, front row center, sits in front of the empty seat of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona. The lawmakers are wearing black-and-white ribbons in honor of Giffords and the other Arizona shooting victims.
Obama spoke to a television audience in the millions and a Congress sobered by the assassination attempt against one if its own members, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Her seat sat empty, and many lawmakers of competing parties sat together in a show of support and civility. Yet differences were still evident, as when Democrats stood to applaud his comments on health care and tax cuts while Republicans next to them sat mute. In his best chance of the year to connect with the country, Obama devoted most of his hour-
long prime-time address to the economy, the issue that dominates concern in a nation still reeling from a monster recession — and the one that will shape his own political fortunes in the 2012 election. Eager to show some budget toughness, Obama pledged to veto any bill with earmarks, the term used for lawmakers’ pet projects. House Speaker John Boehner and other Republicans applauded. But Obama’s promise drew a rebuke from his own party even before he spoke, as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the president had enough power and that plans to ban earmarks were “a lot of pretty talk.” Obama’s proposals Tuesday night ranged across the scope of government: cutting the corporate tax, providing wireless services for almost the whole nation, consolidating government agencies and freezing most discretionary federal spending for the next five years. In the overarching theme of his speech, the president told the lawmakers: “The future is ours to win.” In essence, Obama reset his agenda as he heads toward a reelection bid with less clout and limited time before the campaign consumes more attention. Yet Republicans have dismissed his “investment” proposals as merely new spending. Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, giving the GOP’s response, said the nation was at “a tipping point” leading to a dire future if federal deficits aren’t trimmed.
The Senate’s Republican leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said the president had gotten the message from the November midterm elections and “changed the tone and the rhetoric from the first two years.” Obama entered the House chamber to prolonged applause and to the unusual sight of Republicans and Democrats seated next to one another rather than on different sides of the center aisle. And he began with a political grace note, taking a moment to congratulate Boehner, the new Republican speaker of the House.
Big challenges Calling for a new day of cooperation, Obama said: “What comes of this moment will be determined not by whether we can sit together tonight but whether we can work together tomorrow.” The president cast the challenges facing the United States as bigger than either party. He said the nation was facing a new “Sputnik” moment, and he urged efforts to create a wave of innovation to create jobs and a vibrant economic future, just as the nation vigorously responded to the Soviets beating the U.S. into space a half-century ago. In a speech with little focus on national security, Obama appeared to close the door on keeping any significant U.S. military presence in Iraq beyond the end of the year. The president reiterated his call for a comprehensive immigration bill, although there appears to be little appetite for it in Congress.
House GOP OKs budget caps The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Moving to keep a campaign promise to slash the federal budget, Republicans controlling the House on Tuesday went on record to return most domestic agencies to 2008 budget levels in place before President Barack Obama took office. The 256-165 vote came on a symbolic measure but is an opening salvo in an upcoming battle over the budget that will pit the House GOP against Obama and the Democratic-controlled Senate. The immediate issue is how to wrap up the long-overdue budget for the 2011 budget year that
began in October. A battle over the 2012 battle will follow on a parallel track starting with Obama’s budget submission next month. The vote comes on a nonbinding resolution that promises cuts approaching 20 percent of the budgets for agencies like the Education and Commerce departments when Congress wraps up the budget for the current fiscal year. The actual GOP cuts would be made in a follow-up spending bill slated to advance next month and are sure to encounter strong resistance from the Democratic-controlled Senate and from Obama. Republicans say Tuesday’s
measure is the first step in keeping a campaign promise to cut $100 billion from Obama’s budget for the current year. The actual savings would be less — about $84 billion — since Obama’s budget increases were never passed. The cuts would shake most Cabinet agencies — the Pentagon and the Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security departments largely would be spared — and may be unpopular with the public, which registers strong support for the idea of spending cuts in general but often balks when seeing specifics like cuts to school aid, Amtrak subsidies, road funding and public broadcasting.
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A car salesman in suburban Chicago has been fired for refusing to remove a Green Bay Packers tie that he wore to work the day after the Packers beat the Chicago Bears to advance to the Super Bowl. John Stone said he wore the tie to work Monday at Webb Chevrolet in Oak Lawn, Ill., to honor his late grandmother, who was a big Green Bay fan. Boss Jerry Roberts said the dealership has done promotions involving the Bears and he was afraid the tie could alienate the team’s fans and make it harder to sell cars. He said Stone had five chances to take off the tie but refused.
A grand piano recently showed up on a sandbar in Miami’s Biscayne Bay, about 200 yards from condominiums on the shore. The piano was placed at the highest spot along the sandbar so it doesn’t get underwater during high tide. Officials aren’t sure how it got there, but they know it won’t be going anywhere unless it becomes a hazard. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is not responsible for moving such items and, unless it becomes a navigational hazard, the Coast Guard won’t get involved. For now, the piano has become a fancy roost for seagulls.
Thousands of curious onlookers are flocking to central Indonesia to look at a “crop circle” in a rice field following rumors it was formed by a UFO. Though clearly sculptured by humans — it looks like an intricately designed flower — the 70-yard-wide circle has drawn so much attention that police have blocked off the area with yellow tape. Villagers have started charging entrance fees. Guntur Purwanto, chief of Jogotirto village in Sleman district, said the circle appeared in the middle of the green rice paddies over the weekend.
WikiLeaks hopes to enlist as many as 60 news organizations from around the world in a bid to help speed the publication of its massive trove of secret U.S. diplomatic memos, the site’s founder said Tuesday. Julian Assange told The Associated Press that he was making an effort to reach beyond the major newspapers — such as The New York Times and The Guardian — that worked with him on earlier releases, saying that he already has about 20 media partners and could triple that number within the next three months. “We’re striving for maximum impact for the material,” Assange said.
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Port Angeles pool ‘has a lot of life in it’ Facility worth investing in, consultant says By Tom Callis
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PORT ANGELES — It may not be in the springtime of its life, but the William Shore Memorial Pool can last decades more with a bit of investment, the facility’s caretakers were told Tuesday. “The pool has a lot of life in it,” consultant Don Carey told the William Shore Memorial Pool District commissioners. The district hired Carey of Auburn for $3,900 to audit the structural integrity of the 49-year-old facility. His 15-page report concluded that the pool, at risk of closing two years ago, is structurally sound but that a handful of improvements do need to be made. “Is it worth investing? I’m telling you, yes, it is,” Carey told the commissioners. The report cites one “deficiency” — corrosion in
the utility tunnel underneath the pool. The other major items noted by the consultant include resurfacing the pool and replacing or upgrading the air conditioning system, pipes and overflow gutter. The report estimates it would cost $787,303 before taxes to make those improvements, among a few other more minor repairs, and would extend the life of the pool by between 30 and 40 years. With nothing done, the pool would have between five and 10 more years of life left, Carey said after speaking with the commission.
The right thing Pool commission Chairwoman Cherie Kidd said the possibility of keeping the pool around for another four decades shows that it was worth saving. “We did the right thing by forming a pool district,”
she said after the meeting. “And we’re going to bring it up to higher standards.” Pool Executive Director Steve Burke said the report, along with an “energy efficiency audit” and soon-tobe-issued user survey, will be used to determine what improvements will be made at the pool. A study looking at what can be done to improve the use of energy at the pool will be done next month, he said. Asked how much the district could be looking to invest, Burke said it’s comparable to the $1.5 million to $2 million in potential improvements cited in a city of Port Angeles pool study from 1999. He said he hopes to have a capital improvement plan done by the end of the year. “We will be spending just the resources we have been given,” Burke said, adding that an increase in the district’s property tax levy won’t be considered.
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Swimmers take part in an open swim session at the William Shore Memorial Pool in Port Angeles on Tuesday. “We feel we have been given a sufficient amount of money.” He said the district will pursue grants. The district has owned the pool since June 2009. Voters approved its formation earlier that year to keep
Winning playwrights of one-act competition to be honored Friday Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — A ceremony honoring the winning playwrights of the 2010 One-Act Play Competition will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St. The ceremony, hosted by the Port Townsend Arts Commission, will honor Jerry Chawes, Judith Glass Collins, Deborah Daline, Art Reitsch, David H.
Schroeder and Richard Weston. Port Townsend Mayor Michelle Sandoval will make presentations to the six writers, all of whose works will be presented at the Key City Public Theatre’s 15th annual Playwrights’ Festival. Short excerpts from selected plays will be performed at the ceremony, providing a sneak preview of the festival, which opens Feb. 10.
Friday’s event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served in the playhouse lobby at an informal reception for the playwrights following the presentations. The Playwrights’ Festival next month will include the six winning one-act plays; workshop productions of three developing full-length plays by Linda Dowdell, Jeni Mahoney and Andrea Stolowitz; and the arts commission’s annual
play-writing workshops, with visiting playwright Lee Blessing. Blessing also will kick off the festival with a reading of his one-person play “Chesapeake” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., Port Townsend. For more information on the entire festival, visit www.keycitypublictheatre. org or phone the Key City office at 360-379-0195.
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PORT ANGELES — The restrooms at The Gateway transit center will be closed from Monday through Feb. 4 so city crews can paint over graffiti. “Most of it is cosmetic,” said Corey Delikat, city streets and parks superintendent. “There’s a lot of writing on the walls . . . we want to make sure it’s cleaned up nice and new.” Delikat said the restrooms at Erickson Park were also closed earlier this month to allow for graffiti to be painted over. Peninsula Daily News
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Continued from A1 Guard, and they opened up a gift shop. The couple met while out While making “quite a dancing, a recreation they profit,” the couple had an enjoyed throughout their offer from a local who marriage. wanted to buy the shop For their 50th wedding from them. anniversary, the couple held “We called Orville’s stepa big to-do in Port Angeles. father over to talk to us to “Because our wedding find out whether it was a was secret, I always said good idea or not,” Florence that if we made it to 50, said. we’d have a big party,” she “I’ll never forget this — said. he walked in and said, ‘Sell, Dancing, food, family man, sell. You look like and friends filled the day, hell.’” she said. So the couple took the The pair were married offer and moved back to 52 years before his death in Forks, where Florence 1985. opened a dress shop. When jobs dried up in Wisconsin, the couple opted Retired in PA to move to Forks, where When they decided to Orville’s family had a house retire 17 years later, they ready for them. The first time the Ninkes picked up and moved to lived on the West End, he Port Angeles in the late worked for a shingle mill, 1970s. “We were more used to and she worked at many places downtown — includ- the city life, and we thought we would move to Seattle, ing the drug store. Then they moved to but we had a lot of friends Portland, Ore., where he here in Port Angeles, so we enlisted in the National decided to move here,”
she said. “That way, we would be able to get there easier but would still be closer to our friends.” Now, Ninke lives on her own, getting around her home using a walker but independent with the help of a home health nurse and her neighbors. Lesa Oppelt, who has been her neighbor for 2½ decades, considers Ninke adopted family. “She comes over for all the holidays, and we spend a lot of time with each other,” Oppelt said. Oppelt, along with a host of family and friends, plans to attend Ninke’s party. Many family members will travel from throughout the country for the event, including many of her 149 nieces, nephews, greatnephews and great-nieces.
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■ Route 10, Joyce. Move the 9 p.m. trip to 8:05 p.m. ■ Cut all first trips Saturdays for routes Nos. 20, 22, 24 and 26. Proposed cuts for the Sequim area are: ■ Route No. 40, Sequim Shuttle, on Saturday. Modify the route weekdays. ■ Route No. 52, Diamond Point, on Saturday. ■ Reduce dial-a-ride by one hour. New hours would be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Additionally, the College Plaza No. 20 bus would be modified, and the start time for the No. 30 Sequim commuter and No. 14 Forks buses would be pushed back five minutes to improve reliability. All told, the proposed reductions would save Clallam Transit 61,838 operating miles per year.
The Feb. 1 public meetings in Forks will begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in City Council chambers at City Hall, 500 E. Division St. The Feb. 3 meeting in Sequim will begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St. The Feb. 9 meeting in Port Angeles will begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Clallam Transit System office building at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd. The Feb. 28 public hearing will begin at 1 p.m. at Clallam Transit’s Port Angeles headquarters. Meanwhile, Forks Mayor Bryon Monohon was elected Transit Board chairman for 2011 in Monday’s meeting. Port Angeles City Council member Patrick Downie was elected vice chair. Clallam County Commissioners Mike Doherty and Mike Chapman will
again serve on the Clallam Transit Board, with Commissioner Steve Tharinger as the alternate. Port Angeles City Council members Max Mania and Downie will represent the city, with Deputy Mayor Don Perry an alternate. Sequim City Council members Susan Lorenzen and Laura Dubois will serve on the board. Don Hall is the alternate. The Forks representatives are City Council member Bruce Guckenberg and Monohon, with Councilman John Hillcar as alternate. Weed also presented maintenance worker Casey Rudd with a certificate of commendation Monday for his selection as Employee of the Quarter.
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YAKIMA — A man who killed two young men in a gang shooting in Toppenish was given the maximum 50-year prison term at his sentencing Monday in Yakima for second-degree murder and assault. The Yakima HeraldRepublic reported that Anthony Sanchez, 22, sat quietly in Yakima County Superior Court as relatives tearfully described the victims of the March 2009 shooting, Estevan Silva Jr., 17, and Israel Diaz, 20. Sanchez’s 21-year-old sister, Isabel Sanchez, who was driving the car from which her brother fired, is scheduled to be sentenced today. The Associated Press
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Lavender: Two boxes taken without incident Continued from A1 taken without incident, but other critical documents Both organizations have remain, Dulin said. He said the documents said they will have separate found were “old archival crafts fairs and tours. Dulin said Tuesday that stuff, not the stuff we want, when he and others with which is the current docuthe growers association ments.” Contacted Tuesday, went to Nagel’s office Monday, Freedman — who was Nagel said he would not most recently in the news specifically comment on the as an unsuccessful con- “irresponsible claims” comtender for the Clallam ing from his former employCounty prosecuting attor- ers. “We are not holding the ney post — called the documents hostage,” Nagel police. “We explained to the did say, adding that he had police what we were doing previously tried to set up and told police we were on delivery times but that the up-and-up,” Dulin said, growers association memadding that the police bers failed to show up. Freedman said: “I absoallowed them to proceed. Dulin said a demand let- lutely am making no public ter was sent to Nagel out- comment about a matter lining what the growers that is being stoked up by association expected to people like Dulin. “We want to resolve this receive. so there is no detriment to the city of Sequim and the Missing documents lavender festival,” FreedTwo boxes found in a man said. common area outside of “The lavender festival Nagel’s locked office were will go on in a separate
space to the benefit of the farmers and the merchants.” Freedman accused Dulin of “just stirring things up,” saying that “aggravating this thing is not going to help.” Dulin said the growers group must also reclaim equipment used in the lavender festival, which is in storage. An audit of the growers group’s documents and property was likely, he said.
Question low profits The growers association board president, Terry Stolz, and Dulin question why the association made only about $2,300 from last year’s Sequim Lavender Festival, saying the event had a budget of about $288,000. “We refuse to have SLGA held for ransom in payment for Mr. Nagel, who claims we owe money, which we are not sure he’s due,” Dulin said.
Stolz said it was unclear what Nagel was owed, but he did say Nagel was paid through December. Nagel was paid about $6,000 a month for his and his staff’s services, Stolz said. Nagel declined to say if he believes he is still owed money. Nagel said last week that one reason he left the growers association for the new farmers association was because his contract had not been renewed since September.
Unauthorized notice Stolz and Dulin said association members were upset that Nagel posted an unauthorized notice on the growers association’s website, www.lavendergrowers. org, that said there would be no farm tours at the festival this year. Stolz and Dulin said Nagel also removed sponsor names from the site with-
out permission. “There’s no question that some damage has been done,” Dulin said. Stolz and Dulin also questioned whether Nagel was working for the new farmers association before leaving the growers association, something they said they would investigate.
growers.org. The farmers association will produce its own event, including tours to six pioneering lavender farms that broke away for the new Sequim Lavender Farm Festival. The farmers association has said it will announce its location for a separate crafts fair, music, food and a bus transportation center for farm tours within the next two weeks. Stolz said the growers association would no longer provide bus tours, “just more of self-guided tours” of farms remaining with that group. Nagel’s Port Angelesbased company, Olympic Peninsula Celebrations, also produces the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles.
The farmers association separated from the growers association Jan. 8, and Nagel joined the group Thursday. While the growers association lost six key farms from the Sequim Lavender Festival’s farm tour, at least 18 to 20 members remain with the growers association. The new organization will no longer be a part of the original lavender street ________ fair on Fir Street, which will remain under the growSequim-Dungeness Valley Ediers association’s ownership tor Jeff Chew can be reached at and management, as will 360-681-2391 or at jeff.chew@ the website www.lavender peninsuladailynews.com.
Charge: Case transferred to Forks District Court 2 Continued from A1 smelled of “intoxicating liquor,” Maynard said. “A. Shimko kept changing her statement regard- Moved from PA court ing if she and [the man] Port Angeles District struck each other or not but Court 1 Judge Rick Porter at one time admitted that transferred the case to the two struck each other,” Forks District Court 2 on Maynard said. Dec. 13, a day after the inciThe victim and Shimko dent and the same day
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tive Specialist Tina Hendrickson has temporarily taken over Shimko’s duties “pretty much full time.” Sequim lawyer and former Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Shea, whom Kelly defeated in November 2002 to win her first term in office, is the special prosecutor for the city of Port Angeles in the case, City Attorney Bill Bloor said. The city has an agreement with the city of Sequim under which the two municipalities take each other’s conflict-of-interest cases, Bloor said. Assistant City Attorney Heidi Greenwood, who would have handled the case, is Shimko’s personal friend, Greenwood said.
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Grant given for marine patrol vessel By Rob Ollikainen
Homeland Security operations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca as well as recreational PORT ANGELES — Clal- patrols. lam County’s award-winning marine patrol unit is getting Sell boat some new equipment for its The county likely will border security operations. The three commissioners declare an existing 19-foot Tuesday approved a $388,104 inflatable Zodiak that is used memorandum of agreement in the Strait as surplus propwith the Marine Exchange of erty and sell it to another law Puget Sound to pay for a new enforcement agency. The Sheriff’s Office has boat, trailer and training for the Clallam County Sheriff’s invested $14,000 to outfit the Office Marine Patrol Unit Zodiak for law enforcement with a 2010 federal port functions. “This boat will also be security grant. “We’re a partner in trailerable, as was the Zodiak, defending the border,” Clal- so that we can respond flexilam County Sheriff Bill bly,” Benedict told the commissioners Monday, Benedict said. “Any of the money that The county is a sub-recipient of the grant with the comes for training or travel Marine Exchange of Puget or whatever will be used for Sound, a nonprofit group existing staff.” Benedict said the new that provides communication to its maritime members. boat will require no match The Sheriff’s Office will with the port security grant. use the long-range vessel for Clallam County’s Marine
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Patrol Unit won the state Marine Law Enforcement Program of the Year award in 2009, besting 53 other agencies in the process. The Marine Patrol Unit is seeking a 25- to 28-foot aluminum or fiberglass boat with a double- or triple-axle trailer. The boat will have twin 150- to 200-horsepower outboard engines with an 85-gallon fuel tank. The Zodiak has a relatively short range because of its 16-gallon fuel tank. The new vessel will be equipped with navigational equipment, a radar array and a pair of night vision goggles for the crew. Once the county receives the federal dollars, the vessel and trailer will go out to bid.
this summer. “We’ll continue to use the Boston Whaler for Lake Sutherland,” Benedict, referring to a refurbished 35-yearold aluminum boat used in safety patrols. Commissioner Steve Tharinger, who is serving simultaneously as a state representative for the 24th District, which includes the North Olympic Peninsula, took part in the county business meeting Tuesday and a work session Monday by speakerphone.
The commissioners appointed members to the districting commission, a five-member body that appoints a districting master to propose new boundaries for the three county districts, Ready by summer? if necessary, when the 2010 Benedict said the new census data is released this boat may be ready for use by spring.
Tharinger appointed Earl Archer as District No. 1 representative. Commissioner Mike Chapman appointed Paul Martin for District No. 2. Doherty appointed Forks Mayor Bryon Monohon for District No. 3. John Marrs was appointed by the Clallam County Democratic Party, and Eric Foth was appointed by the Clallam County Republican Party to the districting commission. Clallam County charter requires the appointment of a districting commission every 10 years. In other news, Laurel Black and Diane McGann were reappointed to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee for terms that run through December 2013. Pamela Schneider was appointed — and Troye Jarmuth was reappointed — to the Carlsborg Community Advisory Council on Monday
to fill a quorum for a Monday committee meeting. Their terms will expire in June 2013. Doherty said there are about 1,400 community members who volunteer their time on roughly 30 county advisory boards and committees. He also added a letter of support to the agenda for state House Bill 1186 and an accompanying Senate bill that funds the oil spill prevention program within the state Department of Ecology. Tharinger and state Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, were co-sponsors of the bill. The board approved the letter of support by a 3-0 vote.
________ Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-417-3537 or at rob. ollikainen@peninsuladailynews. com.
Voters return ballots in 2 school districts Peninsula Daily News
More than 14 percent of the voters in the Port Angeles School District have returned ballots for the Feb. 8 special election, while Quillayute Valley School district voters have returned more than 7 percent. Both districts have placed replacement maintenance and operations property tax levies on the ballot. Of the 18,868 registered voters in the Port Angeles School District, 2,727 had returned ballots as of Tues-
day for a return of 14.45 percent. Of the 3,015 registered voters in the Quillayute Valley School District, a total of 220 have returned ballots, for a return percentage of 7.30 percent. Ballots must be handdelivered or mailed by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, to be counted. Hand-delivered ballots can be taken to the Auditor’s Office at the Clallam County Courthouse at 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, or placed in
drop boxes. Drop boxes for this election are located at the courthouse and in the Forks District Court lobby, 502 E. Division St., Forks.
Property tax levies Both districts are asking for a small increase over the property tax levies now in place, which will expire at the end of 2011. If approved, the levies would appear on 2012 property tax bills. In Port Angeles, voters
will decide whether or not to approve a four-year levy that would collect about $8.2 million in the first year and successively a little more each year. Although the amount of the levy would go up a little each year, the estimated rate of $2.65 per $1,000 assessed valuation is expected to stay the same. That means the owner of a $200,000 home in Port Angeles would pay $530 a year in property taxes to the school district — about $44
more than the current levy. The two-year Quillayute Valley schools levy would bring in $626,348 each year with an estimated rate of $1.41 per $1,000 assessed valuation. That means the owner of a $200,000 home would pay about $282 per year in property taxes. Quillayute Valley School District also has 142 voters in Jefferson County, said Donna Eldridge, county auditor. Of those, 17 — or
11.97 percent — had returned ballots as of Tuesday. Of the 21,700 ballots issued in Jefferson County’s sales tax hike election — which is countywide — 4,333 had been returned as of Tuesday — a total of 19.97 percent. Residents can register to vote in person through Monday and receive a ballot for this election. Registered Clallam County voters who have not received ballots should phone 360-417-2221.
Allen Foundation grants help small press, library By Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — A small poetry press will develop a new publishing technology, while a public library will sponsor a readership program to give young people insight into the causes of teen suicide, thanks to grants from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The foundation announced Tuesday the awarding of a $100,000 grant to Copper Canyon Press of Port Townsend and a $50,000 grant to Port Townsend Library. The press will use the grant to facilitate the development of a process to configure poetry for the increasingly popular electronic book format. The Port Townsend Library plans to funnel the money into a readership program based on Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, a novel published in 2007 that tells the story of a young girl who commits suicide and its effect on her schoolmates. The grants emphasize the long relationship the 20-year-old foundation has developed with Port Townsend, during which time it has provided $825,000 in grant money to local organizations. “We administer these grants to organizations who are having trouble in the current economy,” said Jim McDonald, the foundation’s senior programs officer. “We give them the tools to assume a leadership role.” Copper Canyon has published poetry for 40 years and has carved a profitable niche in the fickle literary market. Poetry has been underrepresented in the burgeoning electronic book market because the e-readers flow text in a single direction and
cannot accommodate poetry’s style and punctuation anomalies, said executive editor Michael Wiegers. “We want to preserve good design, which is the hallmark of a poem, and build a system that protects its integrity,” Wiegers said. The technology has yet to be developed, so Wiegers and his staff don’t know exactly how the program will work. But the goal is to ensure that poetry teachers, students, writers and readers will have access to the award-winning titles of the press in both traditional print and electronic forms in ways that uphold the integrity of the artists’ intent. There are certain guidelines, such as finding a way to maintain line breaks, type style changes and punctuation variations for the different electronic book formats. It will not be a proprietary system, and Wiegers hopes the process will be made available to any publisher who wishes to bring poetry to the electronic masses. The $100,000 grant will be allocated over a threeyear period, during which time some of Copper Canyon’s books will be offered electronically. Wiegers said the new process will bring poetry to a wider audience and make it more accessible to all fans of literature. “This will bring poetry to people who don’t know that it exists,” he said. Thirteen Reasons Why has a potent message, but it is also a good story, which has made it popular with teenage audiences, said Jody Glaubman, teen librarian at Port Townsend Library. The grant, which will be distributed over a two-year period, will fund the books for the community read, as
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cate residents about teenage depression and suicide, to spur teens to read a compelling book and also strengthen the community’s responsiveness to youth depression. McDonald said the Allen Foundation has become more particular about its bequests,
and his division grants about 10 percent of the applications made for funding. Even so, he said, the foundation will answer every query. “We want people to know if they have something that fits in our mission that we
Death Notices Allen Lyle Banick
Terry Ray Wright
Jan. 1, 1938 — Jan. 22, 2011
Nov. 13, 1963 — Jan. 23, 2011
Sequim resident Allen Lyle Banick died in Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, at 73. His obituary will be published later. Services: Saturday, Jan. 29, 1 p.m., celebration of life in the Port Angeles City Council chambers, 321 E. Fifth St. Linde Family Funeral Service, Sequim, was in charge of cremation.
Terry Ray Wright, 47, died in his Port Angeles residence. Cause of death is pending. Services: At his request, none. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com
William Michael McCarty Nov. 25, 1967 — Jan. 23, 2011
William Michael “Pickle” McCarty, 43, died in Neah Bay of a heart attack. Services: Friday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitation at Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel, 105 W. Fourth St., Port Angeles; Sunday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m., funeral in the Makah tribal gym in Neah Bay, then burial in Neah Bay Cemetery. www.harper-ridgeview funeralchapel.com
Lee E. Welk March 21, 1938 — Jan. 23, 2011
Sequim resident Lee E. Welk died in Port Angeles at 72. His obituary will be published later. Services: Monday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m., viewing in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 121 E. Maple St., Sequim, followed at 11 a.m. with the Funeral Mass. The Rev Mark Stehly will preside. Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, Port Angeles, is in charge of arrangements. www.drennanford.com
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Death and Memorial Notice Barbara Ann Curtis-Olsen September 14, 1931 January 18, 2011 Barbara Ann CurtisOlsen passed away January 18, 2011, in Port Townsend. She was born in Granite Falls on September 14, 1931, to Warner Ladd and Lorene Alyce (Meyers) Curtis. She graduated from Port Townsend High School in 1950. Barbara married Harold Olsen on November 25, 1995, in Port Townsend. Barb was the glue that held everything and everyone together. She loved and enjoyed preparing for all holidays, and was known for welcoming guests and family into her home. Barb loved country music and was the life of the party. She will be remembered for her sense of humor, her laughter, and love of family and friends. She liked traveling with Harold, fishing, hunting and riding on the motorcycle. She also loved watching the birds in the morning and evening by the shoreline of the bay. Barb, we will always love and miss you more
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How Hollywood has looked at us Seen any good movies lately? The Razzies, an Academy Awards spoof, this week gave “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” nine nominations, including worst picture, worst actress for Kristen Stewart and two worst-actor nominations, for the vampire boyfriend Robert Pattinson and werewolf wannabe boyfriend Taylor Lautner. In addition, the entire cast Pat of “The TwiNeal light Saga: Eclipse” was nominated for worst screen couple or ensemble. As a Twihard journalist, all I can say is sticks and stones may break my bones, but those words just ripped out my still-beating heart and tossed it beneath the gilded jackboot of a self-appointed cultural elite that wouldn’t know real entertainment if it snagged them with a treble hook. Stephenie Meyer’s vampire books have sold more than 100 million copies. The “Twilight” movie series has made hundreds of millions of dollars and transformed Forks into a “Twilight” tourist trap selling everything from tours to T-shirts. So who cares what the critics think? “Twilight” is the latest of a slew of movies that have been based or filmed on the Olympic Peninsula. Critics have badmouthed them all.
There was “The Hunted” with Tommy Lee Jones, shot at the Lake Aldwell dam on the Elwha River in 2003. A critic said: “The quality of ‘The Hunted’ may have been beaten down by the physical drubbing their cast and crew endured while filming in wet wilderness.” The final scenes of “Wyatt Earp,” with Kevin Costner, were shot at Freshwater Bay in 1994. “Wyatt Earp” was nominated for several Razzys, including worst picture, remake, director, actor and screen couple(s). “An Officer and a Gentleman,” with Richard Gere and Debra Winger, was filmed in Port Townsend in 1982. A critic called it “a movie about blue-collar, downtrodden people.” Critics said the 1967 Disney classic, “Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar,” filmed at Olympic Game Farm in the Dungeness Valley, had a “cast of flat human performances.” They said Herb Crisler used tame elk in his 1949 film, “The Olympic Elk.” None of these criticisms measures up to the uproar that battered the greatest movie to ever call the Olympic Peninsula home. Based on a milion-seller memoir by Betty MacDonald about a pair of newlyweds taking over an abandoned chicken farm in the wilds of Chimacum, “The Egg and I” was released in 1947 and starred Fred MacMurray and Claudette Colbert. Marjorie Main got an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress for her portrayal of Ma Kettle. “The Egg and I” spawned eight more “Ma and Pa Kettle”
movies and a TV series. Critics maintained that Betty’s writing was racist and sexist. Unfortunately, these stereotypes were social norms at the end of World War II. Betty’s poignant observations could be extremely judgmental and did not spare anyone, including herself, her husband, his drunken friends or Port Townsend, which she called “Docktown.” “The Egg and I” is a story of survival on the homestead. If you ever tried starting a cranky wood stove on a cold morning just to get a cup of coffee, you will appreciate “The Egg and I.” Betty wrote about her stove as though it was a character in her book, one of the few that didn’t sue her. It was Betty’s portrayal of residents of the Peninsula — or Cape Flattery as it was known in the movie — that got her into hot water. She was sued by her neighbors, who claimed they were ridiculed for being ignorant country bumpkins. Betty settled out of court and moved to California. Today, all that is left of this movie heritage is a road named Egg and I south of Chimacum. I drove down there for “The Egg and I” tour, but no one was selling any T-shirts.
Pat Neal is a North Olympic Peninsula fishing guide and “wilderness gossip columnist.” Neal can be reached at 360683-9867 or e-mail at email@example.com. Pat’s column appears here every Wednesday.
Peninsula Voices Hope for salmon With outdoors columnist Matt Schubert’s endorsement against the five-year moratorium on Lake Sutherland, I am moved to speak in support of the moratorium. I’m just another fisherman, don’t work for the government, but this sweeping epic of salmon recovery has stimulated hope in me for something that can, maybe, be accomplished — the renewal of a thriving salmon population in Peninsula waters. In conjunction with the Elwha River project, many other salmon fishery efforts are taking place, to the tune of almost $2.5 million. These complex, manypronged efforts are supported by federal, state, county and tribal governments acting in unison for once, and finding funds to do it. That in itself is almost a miracle in these days of tight money and budget cuts. A list of the agencies and NGOs on board with this project is astonishing: There are the Hood Canal
Salmon Enhancement Group; Puget Sound Acquisition and Restoration Fund, Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund; North Olympic Land Trust; Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition; Wild Fish Conservancy; Sierra Club; and others, plus countless individuals who share this vision in an age of cynicism and hard times. The effort and enthusiasm that have developed in support of this dream of restoring the salmon fisheries may never happen again; this may be our only chance to make it happen. So, I say we need to give it everything we’ve got, and if that means a fishing moratorium on Lake Sutherland, a vital link in the whole grand project, then so be it. It’s only five years, in exchange for a lifetime of fabulous fishing. And, in the meantime, there are other places to fish. Tracy McCallum, Port Angeles
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Wrong apartment, wrong bed A Victoria man had a weird awakening when a strange woman wandered into his apartment, doffed her clothes and slid into bed beside him. The man, who lives alone, woke up sometime overnight Jan. 15 to the sound of someone entering his apartment. After the woman — described by Victoria police as “quite intoxicated” — disrobed and got into bed, he called police.
Alongside blockbusters “An Officer and a Gentleman” and the “Twilight” saga is perhaps the North Olympic Peninsula’s most controversial film, “The Egg and I” — in which East Jefferson County residents objected to their portrayal.
tal exercise in outright stu- have made every effort to pidity! assure a lean organization Ethan Harris, in these challenging times. Sequim Like food, housing, heat and lights, in good times or Value in education bad, education is a just It costs a lot of money to another essential bill we educate our kids, but a yes need to pay. Thankfully, police and vote on the Port Angeles fire protection is not subschool levy buys value ject to periodic fundraising beyond measure. Education is one of the by voter approval. We may have ideas most important rights and responsibilities of civilized about how certain details of school operation could be society. What we buy with levy changed or improved and maybe the entire statewide approval is an essential structure could be examservice, the education of our most valuable resource ined, but levy failure is not the way to affect changes. — the next generation of If you are unsure about contributing citizens. We also have the added the essential service you benefit of an elected board are purchasing, become informed about our schools. of local community memGo to a School Board bers who volunteer to overmeeting. Get answers to see the process and the your questions. product. At the very least, visit a Our own townspeople school so you can begin to hire the professionals to understand how they opereducate our own children. ate and how much success Together these people
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We are being asked to approve a 0.3 percent increase in the sales tax for Jefferson County transit. I couldn’t possibly count the number of times I have seen these buses on the routes completely empty or nearly so. I’m told these buses cost between $200,000 and $300,000. I can’t imagine what it costs to operate these buses, but it must be considerable. Given such ridiculously low load factors, I can’t fathom the waste this represents. Now, during these very hard times when we’ve all had to tighten our belts, experience or be affected by layoffs, foreclosures, etc., we are being asked for still more money to finance this wasteful operation. Transit authorities state that without the tax increase, there will be layoffs and service cutbacks. What’s wrong with cutting back on nearly empty buses? Are transit employees immune from the hardships and sacrifices the rest of us are required to make. Will this insanity never end? Vote no on the transit tax increase and send the message to our county government that the waste must stop now! Because guess what, folks, when it comes to paying the bills, the government is you and me. Dave Tarr, Port Townsend
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Garage fire quickly brought under control No injuries in Anderson Lake Road incident Peninsula Daily News
CHIMACUM — A garage fire on Anderson Lake Road was quickly extinguished Tuesday afternoon. No one was hurt in the 3:26 p.m. fire in the approximately 25-foot-by-40-foot building in the 2000 block of Anderson Lake Road. Firefighters arrived two minutes later, and East Jefferson Fire-Rescue Chief Gordon Pomeroy declared the fire to be controlled 15 minutes later. The metal structure and much of its contents were saved, said fire department spokesman Bill Beezley, although the building did suffer smoke damage and fire damage to two walls and a loft. The property owner’s
he metal structure and much of its contents were saved, although the building did suffer smoke damage and fire damage to two walls and a loft. cousin said he had used a wood-burning stove in the garage while he worked on a 1936 Dodge Coupe earlier in the day, while the owner was at work in Belfair, Beezley said. The cousin said that he left at about noon to drive into Port Townsend. The cause of the fire is under investigation but is not considered suspicious, Beezley said. Also responding to the fire were Port Ludlow Fire East Jefferson Fire-Rescue & Rescue firefighters and the Engine 91 crew from East Jefferson Fire-Rescue firefighters survey damage inside a garage that caught fire Tuesday Indian Island, Beezley said. afternoon.
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Oh baby, what a bad shot THOSE FAMILIAR WITH the No. 8/No. 17 hole at Port Townsend Golf Club know that San Juan Avenue runs along the entire length of the left-hand side of the par-4. There’s a large Aspen or Michael birch tree (I’m a golf columnist, Carman not a botanist) on the right side of the fairway and players should aim just to its left to have a shot at a solid approach to the two-tier green. Or you can snap hook your drive directly into the passenger side windshield of an oncoming Dodge Caravan. I don’t recommend it, but I did just that one balmy spring day during a high school golf practice. Things went from bad to worse when the van stopped and a shaking, visibly distraught mom with a newborn ran over to the golf course. It turns out there was a two-week old baby lounging in a car seat just behind that windshield. Luckily for me and my opposite-offlush bank account at the time, there was no physical damage to anything involved. Mom? Upset to the extreme and probably not likely to let the little one near the links at any time. Baby? Still sleeping peacefully. Windshield? Not a ding to be seen. The ball just bounced off and into a ditch. I found the ball but I was a little shaken myself from my direct hit that turned into a near miss and I didn’t finish the last two holes. Thankfully, this is the only time I have ever hit anyone while playing a round. I’ve had many chances to use the traditional shout of “Fore” for my wayward shots, they just haven’t found any other victims. A pre-New Year’s judgement in New York State Court found that golfers are not entitled to that courtesy while out on the course when the New York State Court of Appeals ruled against a personal injury lawsuit. According to an Associated Press account, Dr. Anoop Kapoor and Dr. Azad Anand were playing on a ninehole Long Island course in October 2002 when Anand was hit in the head while looking for his ball on a fairway, blinding him in one eye. The seven judges on the state Court of Appeals, siding with lower courts, said Kapoor’s failure to yell in advance of his errant shot from the rough did not amount to intentional or reckless conduct. “The manner in which Anand was injured — being hit without warning by a ‘shanked’ shot while one searches for one’s own ball — reflects a commonly appreciated risk of golf,” the Court’s ruling said. The court cited a judge’s finding that Anand was not in the foreseeable zone of danger and, as a golfer, consented to the inherent risks of the sport. The inherent risks portion of that ruling reminds me of the warning of the danger of thrown bats and thrown or batted balls printed on baseball ticket stubs. The Virginia State Supreme Court batted down a similar claim in 2003. So I would expect if a spectator was injured from an errant tee shot or approach . . . say in Tacoma during the 2015 U.S. Open and they promptly sued, that our state courts would find no room for recovery for the injured spectator. For more on the Kapoor-Anand story visit http://tinyurl.com/2e8zjse.
SkyRidge Winter Links The 27-hole Winter Links Open at SkyRidge Golf Course in Sequim is set for Saturday, Feb. 5. The four-person team event has some special rules. Players will play with a partner for nine holes of scramble golf, switch to a different partner for nine holes of two-person best ball and then play alternate shot with the last partner for the final nine holes. Each team must have a total handicap index of 24.0 or greater. Turn
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Half-court shot beats PA Riders fall to streaking Bremerton Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — It was a heart-breaking loss for the Port Angeles boys basketball team against one of the best teams in the Olympic League on Tuesday night. Bremerton, which is on a nine-game winning streak, beat the Roughriders 57-54 on a half-court desperation shot at the buzzer. “Our kids fought to the very end,” Port Angeles coach Wes Armstrong said. “I’m proud of the way they played through the adversity in the game.” Andre Colman, who scored a team-high 16 points for the Knights, had the winning halfcourt shot. The Riders had a chance with five seconds left but the ball went in-and-out of the basket. Colin Wheeler sank a gamehigh 19 points and he brought down nine rebounds for Port Angeles. “Colin played great for us,” Armstrong said. The Riders led 15-14 at the end of the first quarter but the Knights took a 33-27 lead in the locker room at halftime. Bremerton kept the lead Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News going into the final period, Port Angeles’ Cameron Braithwaite, right, looks to pass around the defense of 43-41.
Bremerton’s Kevin Almen in the second quarter in the Olympic League game Tuesday night at Port Angeles High School.
PT girls run out of gas late Kingston bulls past Redskins Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The physical Kingston girls basketball team wore out Port Townsend in an Olympic League game Tuesday night. The tough Buccaneers beat the Redskins 61-44 with an explosive second half after leading by only 30-28 at halftime. “Kingston is a very, very physical team,” Port Townsend coach Randy Maag said. “They play man-to-man defense and they eventually beat us down.” The Class 1A Redskins, 6-7 in league and 8-8 overall, are in good shape for the playoffs. Kerri Evalt led the Redskins with 13 points while Bella Fox was right behind with 12. Port Townsend had problems finding the basket at times. “We didn’t have a good shooting night,” Maag said. “We missed some wide-open shots.”
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Port Townsend’s Kerri Evalt (4) pushes through a pair of Kingston Buccaneers on her way to a basket during the third quarter of an Olympic League match-up played Turn to Girls/B3 in Port Townsend on Tuesday.
Sounders have big expectations Soccer camp opens with lots of fanfare, hope By Tim Booth
The Associated Press
TUKWILA — When Sigi Schmid went around the room and asked just how many of his Seattle Sounders were still around from the first practice nearly two years ago, an impressive number of hands went into the air. Might not be the same next year, unless Seattle can finally match its goal of being the best in Major League Soccer. Pretty heady stuff for the first day of preseason camp. “This is the year that if we don’t accomplish some of the things that we feel we can accomplish, then you have to
start looking at breaking up that core,” Schmid said on Tuesday. “So this is an important year.” The Sounders began Year 3 on an overcast, drizzly morning on Tuesday, without any of the uncertainty from a year ago when the team wondered how a new collective-bargaining agreement would affect the franchise and if designated player Freddie Ljungberg truly wanted to be in Seattle.
A deep roster Ljungberg is gone, the Sounders have three designated players now — Blaise Nkufo, Fredy Montero and Alvaro Fernandez — and one of the deepest rosters in the MLS. Seattle returns 10 players who started most of last season, and that doesn’t include past starters Jhon Kennedy Hurtado
and Brad Evans, both coming back from injuries that cost them most of the 2010 season. “It’s going to be difficult,” Schmid said of putting together his final roster before the March 15 opener against Los Angeles. “We talked about that. We said ‘how much different is this than two years ago?’ But as you’re building a team that’s what it takes. “Now you’re looking for somebody who has a little something special, somebody you can add something that maybe you are missing or don’t have. And I think a couple of guys have shown that.” Seattle closed last season as the hottest team in the league, finishing the final 15 matches with a 10-2-3 record. But the Sounders’ inability to score in the playoffs was exposed again in a first-round loss to Los Angeles. Despite winning a second
straight U.S. Open Cup title, the first-round exit was a sudden thud to a successful second season. “We definitely fell short last year, there’s no hiding from that,” forward Steve Zakuani said. “We can kind of say we won the Open Cup and Champions League was a new experience and we made the playoffs again, but we fell short. “We’re a better team than that and we need to prove that this year.” Zakuani, who had the chance to train with Everton in the offseason, is one of Seattle’s key returners. The Sounders lost Sanna Nyassi and Nathan Sturgis in the expansion draft, but have added Jamaican forward O’Brian White and Swedish midfielder Erik Friberg. Turn
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Today Boys Basketball: Clallam Bay at Neah Bay, 8 p.m. Girls Basketball: Clallam Bay at Neah Bay, 6:30 p.m. Wrestling: North Kitsap at Port Angeles, 6 p.m.; Port Townsend and Bremerton at Sequim, 7 p.m.; Hoquiam at Forks, 6 p.m. Men’s Basketball: Shoreline at Peninsula College, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball: Shoreline at Peninsula College, 5 p.m.
Thursday Wrestling: North Kitsap and Bremerton at Port Townsend (senior night), 6 p.m. Boys Swimming: Kingston at Sequim, 3:30 p.m.
Friday Boys Basketball: Port Angeles at Klahowya, 7 p.m.; Sequim at North Kitsap, 7 p.m.; Montesano at Forks, 7 p.m.; Seattle Christian at Chimacum, 7 p.m.; Olympic at Port Townsend, 7 p.m.; Quilcene at Christian Faith, 7 p.m.; Crescent at Neah Bay, 8 p.m. Girls Basketball: Klahowya at Port Angeles, 7 p.m.; North Kitsap at Sequim, 7 p.m.; Montesano at Forks, 5:45 p.m.; Seattle Christian at Chimacum, 5:15 p.m.; Port Townsend at Olympic, 7 p.m.; Quilcene at Christian Faith, 5:30 p.m.; Crescent at Neah Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Area Sports Basketball PORT ANGELES PARKS AND RECREATION Jan. 24 Men’s Results Blue Sharks 84, Cougars 52 League Leaders: Cameron LeDuke 27, David Martin 22, Zechariah Greene 21, Robert Moss 8
Bowling LAUREL LANES Jan. 22 Pee Wee Kids League Men’s High Game: Bodi Sanderson, 84 Women’s High Game: Amber Johnson, 74 Women’s High Series: Jan. 22 Bantam Kids League Men’s High Game: Cade Flanigan, 97 Men’s High Series: Cade Flanigan, 242 Jan. 22 Junior Kids League Men’s High Game: Justin Reyes, 186 Men’s High Series: Justin Reyes, 501 Jan. 24 Baxter Auto Parts Old Timers Men’s High Game: Ken McInnes, 203 Men’s High Series: Ken McInnes, 563 Women’s High Game: Una Flanigan, 125 Women’s High Series: Una Flanigan, 346 Jan. 24 Monday Night Mixed Men’s High Game: Mike Rosendahl, 211 Men’s High Series: Mike Rosendahl, 538 Women’s High Game: Brenda Haltom, 172 Women’s High Series: Brenda Haltom, 459 Jan. 24 Les Schwab Classic Trio Men’s High Game: James Paulsen, 276 Men’s High Series: James Paulsen, 916 League Leaders: Olympic Springs
Golf CEDARS AT DUNGENESS Men’s Club Jan. 19 Stableford First Flight Gross: Grant Ritter, 72; Robert Mares, 73; Bruce Durning, 80 Net: Don Walker, 74; Cary Richardson, 78; Andy Anderson, 80 Second Flight Gross: Kris Lether, 78; Gary Francis, 88; Steve Lewis, 91 Net: JC Schumacher, 85; Joe Tomita, 91; George Switzer, 89 Third Flight Gross: Dick McCammon, 93; Tim Lane, 98; Jim Engel, 95 Net: Nicolaas Holt, 91; Ed Fjerstad 93, Gary Williams, 95 PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Men’s Club Jan. 22 Better Nine Individual Gross: Gary Thorne, 69; Mike Dupuis, 70 Individual Net: Scott Spencer, 58; Brian Duncan, 62; Bill Evenstad, 64; Don Coventon, 64; Jay Bruch, 64; Mark Jeffries, 65; Eric Kovatch, 66; Jim Bourget, 66 Team Gross: Gary Thorne and Mike Dupuis, 66; Gary Thorne and Tim Lusk, 66 Team Net: Scott Spencer and Jay KeohoKalole, 57; Scott Spencer and Troy Atwell, 60; Scott Spencer and Todd Negus, 60; Win Miller and Brian Duncan, 60; Jay Bruch and Jim Bourget, 60; George Peabody and Mark Jeffries, 61; Eric Kovatch and Don Coventon, 61; Bill Hansen and Jim Bourget, 62; Troy Atwell and Jay Keohokalole, 62 Men’s Club Jan. 23 Throw Out Three Worst Holes Individual Gross: Gary Thorne, 56; Mike Dupuis, 57 Individual Net: Bernie Anselmo, 51; Gary McLaughlin, 51; Steven Patch, 51; Brian Duncan, 53; Bill Lindberg, 54; Ray Santiago, 54; Jan Hardin, 54; Rick Hoover, 54; Mark Leffers, 54 Men’s Club Jan. 25 Better Nine Individual Gross: Mike Dupuis, 34; Bob Brodhun, 36 Individual Net: Brian Duncan, 31; Gary McLaughlin, 32; Lary Aiilaud, 33; Dale Doran, 33.5; Win Miller, 33.5 Team Gross: Mike Dupuis and Rob Botero, 68; Rick Parkhurst and Bob Brodhun, 69 Team Net: Larry Aillaud and Brian Duncan, 61; Dale Doran and Andy Vanderweyden, 63; Jack Morley and Bob Reidel, 63; Ralph Bauman and Duane Vernon, 63 SKYRIDGE GOLF COURSE Jan. 23 Hidden Nine Gross: Jeff Pedersen, 36 Net: Bob Madsen, 30.5; Dusty Henry, 31; Mike Penna, 32; Jerry Pedersen, 33; Alex Quattrocchi, 34
Volleyball PORT ANGELES PARKS AND RECREATION Jan. 24 Coed Results Les Schwab Tire 3, Captain Zak’s 0: 25-18, 25-19, 25-23 Drake’s U-Bake Pizza and Subs 2, Dave’s AllAround Repair 2: 25-22, 18-25, 25-15, 11-15 Michael’s Seafood and Steakhouse 3, A Brewed Awakening Espresso 1: 25-12, 25-21, 14-25, 25-21 D.A. Davidson 3, High Energy Metals 0: 25-14, 25-13, 25-21
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New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) bobbles the puck with his hands as he tries to control it, without his stick, in front of goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist and Rangers defenseman Steve Eminger in the first period of their NHL game against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden in New York on Tuesday. Panthers left wing David Booth works behind McDonagh.
NWAACC Basketball MEN’S STANDINGS NORTH Division W-L PCT Peninsula 6-1 .857 Skagit Valley 5-1 .833 Bellevue 4-2 .667 Whatcom 4-2 .667 Shoreline 3-3 .500 Seattle 3-4 .429 Everett 2-4 .333 Edmonds 1-5 .167 Olympic 0-6 .000 EAST Division W-L PCT Big Bend 4-1 .800 Spokane 4-1 .800 Wenatchee Valley 3-2 .600 Walla Walla 3-2 .600 Blue Mountain 2-3 .400 Columbia Basin 2-3 .400 Yakima Valley 2-3 .400 Treasure Valley 0-5 .000 WEST Division W-L PCT Tacoma 6-0 1.000 Clark 4-2 .667 Pierce 4-2 .667 Centralia 4-3 .571 Lower Columbia 4-3 .571 Green River 3-3 .500 Highline 3-3 .500 Grays Harbor 0-6 .000 S. Puget Sound 0-6 .000 SOUTH Division W-L PCT Linn-Benton 5-0 1.000 Chemeketa 4-1 .800 Clackamas 4-1 .800 Lane 4-1 .800 Mt. Hood 1-4 .200 Portland 1-4 .200 Umpqua 1-4 .200 SW Oregon 0-5 .000
Season W-L 11-5 7-8 9-6 12-3 10-6 4-11 2-11 3-11 1-12 Season W-L 12-4 12-5 9-6 10-6 3-12 5-11 9-7 4-10 Season W-L 13-2 10-5 11-5 7-8 11-5 8-6 10-5 0-12 2-12 Season W-L 8-7 9-7 12-4 9-7 8-8 6-9 5-13 5-12
WOMEN’S STANDINGS NORTH Division Season W-L PCT W-L Bellevue 6-0 1.000 13-3 Skagit Valley 5-1 .833 12-4 Whatcom 5-1 .833 9-7 Everett 4-2 .667 8-7 Edmonds 3-3 .500 7-7 Seattle 3-4 .429 4-11 Shoreline 1-5 .167 5-9 Peninsula 1-6 .143 4-12 Olympic 0-6 .000 3-11 EAST Division Season W-L PCT W-L Columbia Basin 5-0 1.000 16-0 Spokane 5-0 1.000 15-2 Walla Walla 3-2 .600 12-4 Big Bend 2-3 .400 9-8 Blue Mountain 2-3 .400 10-7 Yakima Valley 2-3 .400 11-6 Wenatchee Valley 1-4 .200 8-9 Treasure Valley 0-5 .000 3-12 WEST Division Season W-L PCT W-L Lower Columbia 7-0 1.000 12-4 Highline 5-1 .833 9-7 Clark 4-2 .667 6-8 Pierce 3-3 .500 5-9 Tacoma 3-3 .500 5-9 Centralia 3-4 .429 3-11 Green River 2-4 .333 4-8 Grays Harbor 1-5 .167 2-11 S. Puget Sound 0-6 .000 0-13 SOUTH Division Season W-L PCT W-L Clackamas 4-1 .800 14-2 Lane 4-1 .800 14-3 SW Oregon 3-2 .600 13-4 Umpqua 3-2 .600 12-5 Chemeketa 2-3 .400 9-7 Linn-Benton 2-3 .400 4-11 Mt. Hood 2-3 .400 6-11 Portland 0-5 .000 4-12
NBA Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 38 7 .844 — Dallas 29 15 .659 81⁄2 New Orleans 30 16 .652 81⁄2 Memphis 22 23 .489 16 Houston 21 25 .457 171⁄2 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 28 16 .636 — Utah 27 17 .614 1 Denver 26 18 .591 2 Portland 25 21 .543 4 Minnesota 10 34 .227 18 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 32 13 .711 — Phoenix 20 23 .465 11 Golden State 19 25 .432 121⁄2 L.A. Clippers 17 27 .386 141⁄2 Sacramento 10 32 .238 201⁄2 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 34 10 .773 — New York 23 21 .523 11 Philadelphia 19 25 .432 15 New Jersey 13 32 .289 211⁄2 Toronto 13 32 .289 211⁄2 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 31 13 .705 — Atlanta 29 16 .644 21⁄2 Orlando 29 16 .644 21⁄2 Charlotte 17 25 .405 13 Washington 13 31 .295 18 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 31 14 .689 — Indiana 16 25 .390 13 Milwaukee 16 26 .381 131⁄2 Detroit 17 28 .378 14 Cleveland 8 37 .178 23 All Times PST Tuesday’s Games Denver 120, Washington 109 Boston 112, Cleveland 95 Dallas 112, L.A. Clippers 105 Charlotte at Sacramento, LATE Utah at L.A. Lakers, LATE Today’s Games Orlando at Indiana, 4 p.m. Memphis at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at Toronto, 4 p.m. Denver at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Atlanta at Milwaukee, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 5 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 5:30 p.m. Charlotte at Phoenix, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Utah, 6:30 p.m. New Orleans at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Miami at New York, 5 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Boston at Portland, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Games New Jersey at Indiana, 4 p.m. Memphis at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Milwaukee at Toronto, 4 p.m. New York at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. Denver at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m. Detroit at Miami , 4:30 p.m. Orlando at Chicago, 5 p.m. Washington at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Utah, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at LA Lakers, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Phoenix, 7:30 p.m.
Football NFL Playoffs All Times PST WILD-CARD PLAYOFFS Saturday, Jan. 8 Seattle 41, New Orleans 36 N.Y. Jets 17, Indianapolis 16 Sunday, Jan. 9 Baltimore 30, Kansas City 7 Green Bay 21, Philadelphia 16
All Times PST Jan. 21 Games Toronto 15, Boston 14 F/OT Jan. 22 Games Rochester 11, Boston 10 F/OT Buffalo 15, Toronto 14 F/OT Minnesota 9, Edmonton 8 Philadelphia 11, Colorado 10 Washington 19, Calgary 14 Friday’s Games Philadelphia at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 6 p.m. Saturday’s Games Colorado at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Buffalo at Toronto, 4 p.m. Boston at Rochester, 4:35 p.m. Washington at Minnesota, 8:30p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 6:30 p.m.
DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS Saturday, Jan. 15 Pittsburgh 31, Baltimore 24 Green Bay 48, Atlanta 21 Sunday, Jan. 16 Chicago 35, Seattle 24 N.Y. Jets 28, New England 21 CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, Jan. 23 Green Bay 21, Chicago 14 Pittsburgh 24, N.Y. Jets 19
PRO BOWL Sunday, Jan. 30
At Honolulu AFC vs. NFC, 4 p.m.
SUPER BOWL Sunday, Feb. 6 At Arlington, Texas Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers, 3 p.m.
Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF Detroit 48 29 13 6 64 163 Nashville 49 27 16 6 60 133 Chicago 50 26 20 4 56 157 St. Louis 48 22 19 7 51 129 Columbus 49 23 21 5 51 130 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF Vancouver 49 30 10 9 69 163 Colorado 49 25 18 6 56 159 Minnesota 49 25 19 5 55 130 Calgary 50 23 21 6 52 140 Edmonton 47 14 25 8 36 117 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF Dallas 49 29 15 5 63 144 Anaheim 52 28 20 4 60 140 Phoenix 49 24 16 9 57 141 San Jose 49 25 19 5 55 137 Los Angeles 49 26 22 1 53 140
GA 142 117 139 142 152 GA 120 160 134 151 162 GA 136 146 139 135 122
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 50 33 12 5 71 174 130 Pittsburgh 50 31 15 4 66 154 114 N.Y. Rangers 52 29 20 3 61 148 126 N.Y. Islanders 48 15 26 7 37 117 158 New Jersey 48 16 29 3 35 100 143 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 49 27 15 7 61 150 111 Montreal 50 27 18 5 59 130 123 Buffalo 49 23 21 5 51 137 144 Toronto 49 19 25 5 43 124 153 Ottawa 50 17 25 8 42 108 160 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 51 31 15 5 67 154 154 Washington 50 27 14 9 63 140 128 Atlanta 51 23 19 9 55 151 166 Carolina 49 24 19 6 54 149 153 Florida 48 22 21 5 49 130 129 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s Games Florida 4, N.Y. Rangers 3 Pittsburgh 1, N.Y. Islanders 0 Anaheim 3, Columbus 2 Philadelphia 5, Montreal 2 Buffalo 3, Ottawa 2, OT Tampa Bay 2, Toronto 0 Minnesota 4, Chicago 2 Edmonton at Phoenix, LATE Today’s Games Florida at Boston, 4 p.m. Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 4 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 4 p.m. New Jersey at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Edmonton at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. Phoenix at Colorado, 6 p.m. St. Louis at Calgary, 7 p.m. Nashville at Vancouver, 7 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games No games scheduled. Friday’s Games No games scheduled. Saturday’s Games No games scheduled.
American League Minnesota Twins: Agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Slowey on a one-year contract. Oakland Athletics: Agreed to terms with LHP Craig Breslow on a one-year contract. Toronto Blue Jays: Acquired RHP Frank Francisco and cash considerations from Texas for C Mike Napoli. National League Chicago Cubs: Agreed to terms with RHP Todd Wellemeyer on a minor league contract. Houston Astros: Agreed to terms with LHP Wandy Rodriguez on a three-year contract. New York Mets: Announced OF Jason Pridie and RHP Tobi Stoner cleared waivers and were sent outright to Buffalo (IL). United League Laredo Broncos: Released 1B Nick Mahin, C Jonathan Cisneros, C Salvador Paniagua, CF Jonel Pacheco, OF Maiko Loyola and OF Carlos Arroyo.
Basketball National Basketball Association Milwaukee Bucks: Signed G Garrett Temple to a 10-day contract.
Football National Football League Atlanta Falcons: Agreed to terms with LB Robert James on two-year contract. Carolina Panthers: Named Ray Brown assistant offensive line coach. Cleveland Browns: Named Chris Tabor special teams coordinator. Denver Broncos: Named Ron Milus secondary coach and Richard Smith linebackers coach. Oakland Raiders: Named Al Saunders offensive coordinator. San Francisco 49ers: Named Brad Seely assistant head coach/special teams coordinator and Kevin Tolbert assistant strength and conditioning coach. Canadian Football League Hamilton Tiger-cats: Re-signed LB Markeith Knowlton to a three-year contract. Winnipeg Blue Bombers: Signed K Justin Palardy and OL Chris Greaves to contract extensions.
Hockey National Hockey League New York Islanders: Suspended G Evgeni Nabokov for not reporting to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Detroit. Ottawa Senators: Recalled G Mike Brodeur from Binghamton (AHL). San Jose Sharks: Recalled G Alex Stalock from Worcester (AHL). American Hockey League Ahl: Suspended Portland D Tim Conboy two games as a result of his actions in a Jan. 21 game at Worcester. Chicago Wolves: Signed F Tim Miller. ECHL Elmira Jackals: Acquired the rights to D Drew Paris from Gwinnett for the rights to D Brennan Turner.
College Butler: Named Paul Snape men’s soccer coach. Kent State: Named Jon Heacock defensive coordinator/cornerbacks, Chris Bache recruiting coordinator/offensive line, Jafar Williams running backs coach and Doug Davis strength and conditioning coach. Pfeiffer: Named Mary Ann Sunbury athletic director, effective Feb. 1. Rutgers: Named Brian Colvin associate athletic director for finance and administration. San Diego State: Named Jeff Horton assistant head coach/running backs, Daniel Gonzales safeties coach, Osia Lewis defensive line coach and Kevin McGarry linebackers coach.
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Boys: Sequim nips Klahowya The Riders, now 8-4 in league and 10-6 overall, next travel to Klahowya in Silverdale on Friday night.
WHITTIER, Calif. — Former Peninsula College men’s soccer player and assistant coach Shea Harwell will head a program of his own next fall. The Gig Harbor native was named the new head coach of the Division III Whittier College Poets on Sunday. Harwell played the final two years of his college career at Whittier in 200910, helping guide the Poets to back-to-back postseason appearances as a defender. Named the interim head coach following Poets head coach Paul Walmsley’s resignation last fall, Harwell was promoted after a national coaching search. He was once a defensive standout for Peninsula College, then stayed on to help coach the Pirates to a second-place NWAACC West Division finish in 2005 as an assistant. He also served as goalie coach for Port Angeles High School from 20032006 while attending Peninsula.
Bremerton 57, Port Angeles 54 Bremerton Port Angeles
14 19 10 14 — 57 15 12 14 13 — 54 Individual Scoring Bremerton (57) Colman 16, Westey 10 (top two only). Port Angeles (54) Wheeler 19, Ward 16, Phair 1, Morgan 1, Braithwaite 1, Walker 3, Antioquia 7, Smith 6.
Charles Wright 52, Chimacum 48 TACOMA — The Cowboys lost a Nisqually League heartbreaker Tuesday night but Chimacum coach Jim Eldridge prefers to call it injustice. The Cowboys made 6-of11 free throws while Charles Wright Academy made 23-of-43. “That was the game right there,” Eldridge said. “The refs decided the game in my book. That just isn’t right.” Chimacum had four players foul out. Quinn Eldridge led the Cowboys with 14 points while Dylan Brown-Bishop had 13. Charles Wright led 32-20 at halftime but a Chimacum surge in the second half made it a close game.
Ridge rally rainy
Charles Wright 52, Chimacum 48 Chimacum 10 10 11 17 — 48 Charles Wright 13 19 5 14 — 52 Individual Scoring Chimacum (48) Cray 8, Eldridge 14, Ajax 1, Moug 5, Downs 3, Brown-Bishop 13, Manix 2. Charles Wright (52) McCloud 13, Fuller 14, Agnew 7, Hawkins 5, Beitz 1, Hughey 6, Peterson 2, Mondou 2, Iverson 2.
SEQUIM — It was a battle all night long for the Wolves (9-4, 13-5) on senior night but the Eagles weren’t able to keep up in the end. “We were able to build a decent lead and hang on to it,” Sequim coach Greg Glasser said. “Our seniors played very well and I was proud of them tonight.” Sophomore Jayson Brocklesby stepped up to lead the Wolves with 19 points. Three other players scored in double digits as well. Sequim will next travel to face North Kitsap on Friday starting at 7 p.m. Sequim 70, Klahowya 53 Klahowya Sequim
14 9 11 19 — 53 18 21 18 13 — 70
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Ian Ward of Port Angeles goes for a layup in the second quarter against Bremerton in an Olympic League game Tuesday night. Individual Scoring Klahowya (53) Davis 18, Rose 14. Sequim (70) Brocklesby 19, Carter 14, Camporini 11, Webb 11.
Forks 45, Tenino 44 TENINO — The Spartans (5-5, 8-8) outlasted the Beavers Tuesday night in a fourth-quarter battle with Tenino missing a last second prayer to give Forks the victory. “We played very well,” Forks coach Scott Justus said. “I’m pleased with how the kids played overall.” With the Spartans missing two players, Jonah Penn took the lead by scoring 10 points to help his team steal the win. Forks will next host
Montesano on Friday with coach Tom Webster said. game time starting at 7 “We just need to get back on p.m. track and get ready for the next game.” Jacob DeBerry was the Forks 45, Tenino 44 only double-digit scorer for Forks 11 9 12 11 — 45 Tenino 4 16 12 12 — 44 the Redskins, leading the Individual Scoring team with 10 points while Forks (45) J. Penn 10, T. Penn 8, Johnson 8, Decker 7, Noles Zane Ravenholt scored 19 6, Lyons 4, Iyala 2. points for Kingston as the Tenino (44) Love 12, Harris 11, Schlesser 11, Howell 8, Peter- game’s leading scorer. son 2. Port Townsend will next host Olympic on Friday Kingston 73, starting at 7 p.m.
Port Townsend 43
PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins (3-10, 5-12) couldn’t quite get the offense rolling Tuesday night against the Buccaneers, falling by a 30-point deficit. “We are still in the playoff hunt,” Port Townsend
Kingston 73, Port Townsend 43 Kingston 10 10 5 18 — 73 Port Townsend 21 16 23 13 — 43 Individual Scoring Kingston (73) Ravenholt 19, Sanders 15, Beyers 11, Hill 9, George 7, Bowman 6. Port Townsend (43) DeBerry 10, Juran 7, Kelly 7, Solvik 5, Rubio 5, Thielk 5.
Girls: PA stomps Bremerton Continued from B1 ankle sprain for the game in the first quarter of the The Redskins next play Olympic League game Tuesat Olympic in Silverdale on day. Friday night. Kiah Jones, Taylyn Jeffers and Krista Johnson all Kingston 61, Port Townsend 44 were less than 100 percent Kingston 12 18 13 18 — 61 for the game. Port Townsend 11 17 7 9 — 44 “It was a team effort for Individual Scoring Kingston (61) us,” Port Angeles coach Salas 6, Carper 14, Baetz 6, Rose-Alberts 13, Mike Knowles said. Matheson 2, Wicklein 13, Brown 4, Snaza 3. Port Townsend (44) Jessica Madison led the Johnson 1, Whipple 2, Evalt 13, Maag 4, Dowdle way with 23 points while 8, Fox 12, Hallinan 4. Johnson added 12 despite Port Angeles 61, being ill. The Riders led 16-8 after Bremerton 33 one and 35-13 at halftime BREMERTON — Illness and never looked back. just isn’t slowing down the Port Angeles next hosts Roughriders. Klahowya on Friday. Port Angeles (12-0, 13-3) rolled despite having three Port Angeles 61, Bremerton 33 sick players on the floor and Port Angeles 16 19 9 17 — 61 losing Alison Knowles to an Bremerton 8 5 14 6 — 33
Individual Scoring Port Angeles (61) K. Jones 8, Knowles 5, Walker 2, Madison 23, Frazier 2, Johnson 12, Rodocker 5, Jeffers 4. Bremerton (33) Driskell 2, Dwalt 2, Kluge 13, Grettenberger 2, Carpenter 12.
Charles Wright 51, Chimacum 35 TACOMA — Sydney Hughes was a little too much for the youthful Cowboys in a Nisqually League game Tuesday night. Hughes, who is between 6-foot-7 to 6-8, dominated the inside game against Chimacum, which fell to 3-4 in league and 5-11 overall. Hughes scored a gamehigh 19 points, 11 of them in the key third quarter, to spark Charles Wright. “Offensively, we didn’t adjust very well to their big kid,” Chimacum coach Brad
Burlingame said. “She crushed us. It’s hard for kids to play against someone that big for the first time in a competitive game.” Charles Wright was behind the Cowboys 25-22 at halftime but outscored Chimacum 29-10 to run away with the game. Mallori Cossell had a team-high 13 points for the Cowboys. Chimacum next will host Seattle Christian in a league game Friday night. Charles Wright 51, Chimacum 35 Chimacum Ch. Wright
9 16 7 3 — 35 18 4 16 13 — 51 Individual Scoring Chimacum (35) Nelson 3, Castillo 7, Cossell 13, Graham 2, Thacker 2, Johnson 4, Hathaway 4. Charles Wright (51) Hughes 19, Davis 2, Hriota 8, Kirschner 9, Williams 7, Nielsen 5, Seato 1, Hughes 19.
Clijsters, Zvonareva in semifinals By John Pye
The Associated Press
MELBOURNE, Australia — Kim Clijsters moved into an Australian Open semifinal showdown with second-ranked Vera Zvonareva, beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 7-6 (4) today as air force planes flew in formation overhead as part of celebrations for the national holiday. Cannons went off earlier when Zvonareva started the Australia Day proceedings at Rod Laver Arena with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Petra Kvitova. Thursday’s semifinal will be a rematch of the last U.S. Open final, where Clijsters collected her third Grand Slam title. Clijsters is the only Grand Slam winner into the women’s semis, although she’s still seeking her first major title outside of America.
No. 1-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and China’s Li Na meet in the other half of the draw. “I hope the experience can help me a little bit,” Clijsters said. “But there are some tough players out there, we have Nos. 1, 2, 3 still in and Li Na has been playing really well. So it is going to be really tough. “I lost to Vera at Wimbledon last year, I beat her in finals of U.S. Open.” Zvonareva has lost the last two Grand Slam finals, to Clijsters in New York and Serena Williams at Wimbledon. Clijsters was up a set and a break before Radwanska rallied, winning three straight games to lead 5-4 with a chance to serve for the second set. With six Royal Australian Air Force “Roulettes” flying overhead, Clijsters converted her fourth break-
point chance to tie it at 5 and the set went to a tiebreaker. “I think the planes kind of took me up higher!” joked Clijsters, long a crowd favorite in Australia, where she’s still called “Aussie Kim.” She also was engaged for a time to former No. 1-ranked Lleyton Hewitt. “Happy Australia Day everybody,” she said in a salute to her supporters. Clijsters now has reached the semifinals five times in Australia. Her best run remains her trip to the final in 2004, when she lost to fellow Belgian Justine Henin. Zvonareva wore a black ribbon on her hat in honor of the 35 victims of the suicide bombing at a Moscow airport this week. Her quarterfinal also featured a couple distractions. Zvonareva and Kvitova were surprised when can-
nons went off in a nearby park. And Zvonareva asked that the match be stopped for a few minutes while a woman in her sightline was given medical attention in the stands, but chair umpire Mariana Alves told them to continue. “I didn’t know they were going to start this noise during our match, it was a difficult moment,” said Zvonareva, who led the final set 3-0 before the disruptions but saw Kvitova level it at 4-4. “You’re here to play tennis. I was trying to keep my concentration.” On Tuesday, Roger Federer was reluctant to talk about possibly playing Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final, and with good reason. After all, he’s playing Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.
Briefly . . . Former Pirate nets lead job at Whittier
Continued from B1
Sequim 70, Klahowya 53
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Port Townsend’s Michael Dawson danced through drizzle to claim the first-ever Ridge Rally ski/snowboard race at Hurricane Ridge on Sunday. Competing in an uphill/ downhill event for the first time, Dawson won the race in challenging conditions. “We decided to go with a shorter course on Saturday due to bulletproof ice conditions,” said event organizer Greg Halberg. “On Sunday the snow softened up in light drizzle for surprisingly good skiing, but the visibility was pretty bad. “ Dawson took advantage of a quick transition from uphill to downhill mode to take the lead through the downhill portion of the race. The under 40 division winner was Greg Schayes,
from Bainbridge Island, on telemark gear. “I came with my wife and young daughter” who went sledding while Schayes competed, Schayes said. “I had a great time and really enjoyed the family friendly atmosphere at the Ridge.”
Swimmers honored PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Swim Club honored six swimmers as its swimmers of the month for November through January. Noah Sinnes, Makenzie Johnson, Jay Liang, Nadia Cole, Justice Roon and Anne Edwards were all recognized for their achievements in the pool. Sinnes and Johnson were the November swimmers of the month. Sinnes put up his best swims at the December pentathlon and avoided disqualification for the first time, while Johnson continued to display a strong work ethic in practices. Liang and Cole were the December swimmers. Liang won the 200-yard butterfly in 1 minute, 7.73 seconds in a December meet, while Cole broke the 25 breaststroke record while winning the event for 8-and-under swimmers. January swimmers were Roon and Edwards. Both new swimmers to the club, Roon and Edwards have showed great improvement since joining. Edwards, the youngest swimmer on the team, even outswam swimmers who were older than her at her first meet, the January Challenge.
Elk group meets PORT ANGELES — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will host a planning meeting for its annual Big Game Banquet and Auction on Thursday. The meeting will be held at Lariat Hall, 4018 S. Tiller Road, at 7 p.m. For more information, phone Chris Lidster at 360457-1785. Peninsula Daily News
Carman: Golf Continued from B1 Handicap will be determined by giving each twoperson team 15 percent of its added total for the scramble, 25 percent of its full handicap for the better ball and 20 percent of its added total for the alternate shot format. Tee time is set for 8:30 a.m. (barring frost). Cost is $160 per team and includes all that golf, food, range balls, four KP’s, an LP and competition money. An optional honey pot is available for $80 per team. Cart seats are going for $15 for the 27 holes. SkyRidge is an easy course to walk, but I think most will take advantage of the cart. It would be a wise choice.
It’s $10 for the game and $10 for greens fees. The course’s threemonth long Winter Eclectic began on New Year’s Day. For more information on any Port Townsend Golf Club event, phone the course at 360-385-4547.
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Seven Cedars Casino, and by extension, Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course in Sequim, is one of five presenting sponsors for the annual Seattle Golf and Travel Show at the Qwest Field Event Center on Feb. 11-13. All the big names in the world of golf equipment and apparel will be on hand for the event. If golfers want to make an evening of it in the big city, the Crowne Plaza of Arctic Open set Seattle is offering a special Seattle Golf Show rate of Port Townsend Golf $99 for single/double occuClub’s next tournament is pancy. the always popular Arctic Book your rooms at Open on Feb. 12-13. www.cphotelseattle.com, or The past couple of phone 877-410-2551 and months have given golfers a good chance to practice in ask for the Seattle Golf Show rate. many types of weather: Reservations for that snow, rain, freezing cold, rate are good through etc. Players who went out in today. It also includes a 50-perthe conditions should have cent off rate for parking. a leg up experience-wise for the Arctic Open, which ________ is played in any type of Michael Carman is the golf weather. columnist for the Peninsula Daily The golf course also News. He can be reached at 360holds an all-day $10 skins 417-3527 or at pdngolf@ gmail.com. game on Saturdays.
Sounders: Camp Continued from B1 There were rumors Seattle was trying to acquire Uruguayan star Diego Forlan from Atletico Madrid, but the team issued a statement late Monday saying there was nothing behind the reports of a potential deal. Also back is goalkeeper Kasey Keller for what is likely to be his final season playing professionally.
The 41-year-old returned so he could have a chance to participate in the Cascadia rivalry with Portland and Vancouver joining MLS this season, but said that while those games will be important, the focus can’t just be on four matches. “I know it sounds terrible but I’d lose those four games and win the rest of it and win the MLS championship all day long,” Keller said.
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Politics and Environment
Unemployment tax cut is governor’s top priority New payment for jobless must wait, Legislature told By Curt Woodward The Associated Press
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers must move quickly to cut unemployment insurance rates for 2011 and should save until later a debate over whether to add new payments for jobless families with children, Gov. Chris Gregoire said Tuesday. The Democratic governor is pushing a reduction in unemployment taxes this year and must have a bill signed into law by Feb. 8 to make the rate change in time. Her plan is projected to save Washington state employers about $300 million in 2011 by halting a planned increase in unemployment insurance rates. It also would extend fed-
eral jobless benefits for about 69,000 people. Severe unemployment following the Great Recession is threatening to push this year’s rates up by an average of 36 percent. Businesses’ first payments are due in April.
Rubber hits the road “We talk a lot around here about jobs and the economy and the recovery,” Gregoire said. “Well, this is where the rubber actually hits the road. “This is something that actually can be done to help make that a reality.” A second part of Gregoire’s plan for unemployment changes would extend the proposed 2011 rate cuts to future years, saving another $50 million for
business in the long run. It also would beef up a worker training program to help people get new jobs. Doing so would attract a nearly $100 million payment from the federal government. A House committee combined those two bills into one package last week, with a twist: It swapped out the training program for a new payment for jobless families with children. That benefit would send $15 per week for each dependent with a weekly maximum of $50 per family.
Family benefit Adding the new family benefit would also attract the federal payout, but it’s a subject of contention. The Washington State Labor Council and other liberal groups say a new per-child benefit would extend sorely needed aid to
jobless families with children, particularly in a time of widespread cuts to other state programs. Business groups, however, are wary of adding a permanent benefit increase because they fear it will eventually lead to higher unemployment taxes. At a news conference Tuesday, Gregoire reiterated her original plan for an immediate bill to address this year’s rates and a second measure to deal with the argument over whether to add a new family benefit. Delaying the 2011 rate cut with a political spat between business and labor will just jeopardize the sorely needed tax cut, she said. “There’s a debate to be had here. Let’s leave it for another day,” Gregoire said. “We have to move right now on the temporary rate reduction. That’s absolutely critical.”
Horizon Air brand is retired
Consumer confidence highest in eight months
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Consumer confidence hit an eight-month high in January. The increase suggests the rising spirits that fueled a holiday shopping boom are carrying over into the new year as people feel better about the job market. The Conference Board said Tuesday its Consumer Confidence Index climbed to 60.6 this month from 53.3 in December. While confidence is still far from the 90 that signals a healthy consumer mindset, the January improvement was better than expected. Some economists said the big tax relief package Congress passed in late December may have helped. “So much for a ho-hum January,” said Jennifer Lee, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets. “The signing of the stimulus bill and all that it is intended to bring is buoying sentiment.” The $858 billion package extended the Bush-era tax relief at all income levels for two years, provided tax breaks for businesses and reduced Social Security payroll taxes by 2 percentage points this year.
NEW YORK — Alaska Air Group, which operates Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profit nearly tripled as traffic improved and it added routes. The company also said it will take delivery of an additional 15 Boeing 737s and will retire the Horizon name to fly all its planes under one banner. The company reported net income of $64.8 million, or $1.75 per share, in the last three months of last year, compared with $24.1 million, or 67 cents per share, a year ago. Revenue rose 13.3 percent to $958.5 million from $846.1 million a year ago.
Horizon name fades Horizon Air is Alaska’s regional airline. Alaska said its retirement of the Horizon brand follows changes to its business to align more closely with the rest of the regional airline industry. Alaska is now responsible for scheduling, marketing and pricing all flights, just like many other major carriers do for their regional airlines. As part of the brand change, Horizon’s fleet will be repainted with a new paint scheme prominently featuring “Alaska” across the fuselage and the Eskimo on the tail. Travelers will begin to see changes to airport signs, advertising and planes starting next month. Horizon expects to unveil the first plane with its new look in February as well. Alaska Air Group bought Horizon in 1986. A stylized sun on its planes’ tails has been Horizon’s logo for 20 years. Officials said that Horizon will continue to operate as a separate airline within Alaska Air Group.
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Shoppers stroll through a mall in Springfield, Ill., in December. The Social Security reduction means an estimated $1,000 in additional after-tax income for the average family, according to White House estimates. Other analysts suggested that the recent gains in the stock market and improving labor market conditions were trumping higher gasoline prices and falling home prices. The Standard & Poor’s/ Case-Shiller 20-city index showed home prices falling in most of America’s largest cities and hitting their lowest point since the housing bust in nine markets. The January rise in confidence is a good sign for consumer spending, said David Wyss, chief economist
at Standard & Poor’s in New York. “A confident consumer buys a new car,” he said. “A cautious consumer repairs the old one.” The January confidence figure was the highest since last May’s 62.7. At that time, consumer attitudes were improving as economic growth seemed to be taking off. However, the economy stalled in the summer, and so did confidence. Confidence has been depressed by unemployment that surged during the country’s worst recession since the 1930s and has stayed stubbornly high even though the downturn ended in June 2009.
Kimberly-Clark Everett mills for sale The Associated Press
EVERETT — KimberlyClark Corp. said it will put up for sale its Everett pulp and tissue mills. The mills employ 842 workers. In its Tuesday quarterly earnings statement, the Dallas maker of Kleenex tissues, Huggies diapers, and other paper products said: “The company has initiated a pulp and tissue restructuring in order to exit its remaining integrated pulp manufacturing operations and improve the underlying profitability and return on invested capital of its consumer tissue and
K-C Professional businesses. “The restructuring is expected to be completed by the end of 2012 and will involve the streamlining, sale or closure of five to six manufacturing facilities around the world.” Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson said in a statement that he was glad the company is seeking a buyer for the mills.
“We fully support Kimberly-Clark’s efforts to secure a buyer that will protect jobs and minimize impacts on our community,” said Stephanson. Kimberly-Clark reported flat fourth-quarter net income Tuesday as it contends with rising costs for wood pulp and oil, major materials for its products, and competition from less expensive store brands.
$ Briefly . . . Science scores edge past nation OLYMPIA — Washington state students are barely above the national average in science education, according to results from a national exam released Tuesday. In 2009, the average score of eighth-grade students in Washington was 155 on the national science exam, compared to the national average of 149. Washington fourthgrade students averaged 151 on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, a federal test known as the Nation’s Report Card. The national average for fourth-graders was 149. Only about 35 percent of Washington students scored above the proficient level in science, while about three-quarters were at or above the basic level. Washington Schools Chief Randy Dorn said the Washington scores on the National Assessment for Educational Progress are more evidence that the state needs to postpone science graduation requirements.
Vendors wanted PORT ANGELES — Vendor space is still available for the 29th annual KONP Home Show at the Port Angeles High School gym Feb. 26-27. This year, KONP is renewing the show’s focus on local businesses. “We have always had a lot of interest in the show from vendors all over the Northwest,” said Todd Ortloff, KONP general manager. “But this year, we wanted to give local businesses the first chance at getting display space. “We want the show to feature as many local businesses as possible.” Business operators interested in displaying at this year’s show should phone KONP at 360-4571450 or e-mail info@konp. com.
Fruit tree session SEQUIM — Henery’s Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, hosts a seminar, “Common Pests and Diseases of Fruit Trees,” at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Participants will learn about the common insects, animal pests and diseases of fruit trees. Control practices and procedures will be covered as well. An emphasis will be placed on identifying pests and diseases. The seminar will be taught by Clallam County native R.T. Ball, a Washington State University graduate who operates a local landscape maintenance business. To reserve a space at the seminar, phone Hen-
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ery’s at 360-683-6969.
Google hiring SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. plans to hire more than 6,200 workers this year — boosting its combined domestic and international work force by at least 25 percent — in the biggest expansion yet by the Internet’s most profitable company. Executives said the company needs to aggressively recruit the smartest computer engineers and the most persuasive sales representatives to maintain its lead in online search and advertising. They also stressed the need to diversify into other services in computing, telecommunications and the media. The expansion was announced Tuesday, on the same day Yahoo Inc. cut 100 to 150 workers, or about 1 percent of its payroll, amid pressures from falling revenue. Google receives more than 1 million applications a year and identifies the top candidates through a rigorous screening process that analyzes SAT scores, grade-point averages and their performance on tests with such questions as: “How many different ways can you color an icosahedron with one of three colors on each face?”
Nonferrous metals NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday. Aluminum - $1.0864 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper - $4.3128 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper - $4.2190 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $2485.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $1.0337 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1324.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1332.30 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $26.750 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $26.811 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum - $1791.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum - $1784.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue.
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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS, PUZZLES, DEAR ABBY In this section
‘Seriously Funny Songs’ to be Upstaged For Paula Lalish, the moment of inspiration came at a harp music festival in Monterey, Calif., in 2000. Taking the stage was a succession of young women, garbed in flowing gowns, who sang medieval songs featuring the ubiquitous unicorn. “I wanted to puke,” she said. “I thought it was time for the unicorn to have his say.” That’s why Lalish wrote “The Maiden and the Unicorn,” a satire that she will perform Sunday at a concert at the Upstage Restaurant. Organized by Otto Smith, the concert, called “Seriously Funny Songs,” features five singers-songwriters who, like Lalish, use their instruments to skewer conventional genres. “I like doing things with the harp that people don’t expect,” Lalish said. Lalish said she was inspired to play the harp after seeing her first Marx Brothers movie, “A Night at the Opera,” when she was 10 years old. In the movie, which premiered in 1935, Harpo Marx sheds his comic persona when he sits down at the harp. “He could be funny and still entrance everyone,” Lalish said.
On stage at Upstage For Ken Maaske, who lives in Sequim, it was the more recent transformation of Forks into a tourist mecca for Twilight fans that inspired him to compose “Vampire Blues.” The song, which he will perform at Sunday’s concert, is written from the perspective of a teenage musician in Forks who bats for vampire Edward’s side. Maaske, who plays the guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and harmonica, also will perform “London Bridge,” which he wrote about the landmark being moved to the Mojave Desert to promote tourism. “I think America is a wild and wacky place to live,” Maaske said. “Americans continue to create a Disneyland environment in which to live. It’s fun and it’s funny.” Also appearing will be Michael Murray, a country/folk singer who lives in Port Townsend, and Flip Breskin
port townsend Neighbor and Zeke Hoskin of BellJackson ingham, who defy classification. All five performers have written original songs with a humorous twist and are acquaintances of Smith, who came up with the idea for the concert. Otto plays the concertina with partner Kristin Smith, a violinist, although they will only be on stage as backup for Lalish and to play their novelty piece, an instrumental duet on turkey basters. The concert will start with each musician performing a song, Otto said, then returning for a longer set.
Suggested donations There’s no cover, although in the spirit of the event, the suggested donation at the door is a million dollars. Other suggested donations: chickens, broccoli, old musical instruments, warm socks and chocolate. “Anything useful,” Smith said. For Murray, who plays guitar and banjo, “useful” means hearing a phrase or reading about something that strikes him as ironic. Murray, who is from eastern Montana by way of Seattle, won the Tumbleweed Song Writing Contest two years ago for “Grandpa Held a Snake.” Writing humorous songs is easier than regular ones, he said, because you’re not constrained by reality. “You start rolling off into fantasy,” he said. “It can be any oddball thing.” Murray wrote the song “Sniffin’ Gasoline” with Kevin Cavanaugh and Peggy Sullivan, with whom he used to play in a Tacoma band called The Smelter Rats because it met at the Antique Sandwich shop in Ruston near the site of the old smelter. Other compositions: “Road Rage,” “The Night Hermann Goering Met J. Edgar Hoover”
Things to Do Today and Thursday, Jan. 26-27, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End
Biz Builders — August Glass office building, 312 E. Fifth St., 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Open to business representatives. Phone 360-460-0313.
Walk-in vision clinic — Information for visually impaired and blind people, including accessible technology display, library, Braille training and variPort Angeles ous magnification aids. Vision Loss Center, 228 W. First St., Today Suite N (Armory Square Mall). For an appointment, phone Dance lessons by appoint- 360-457-1383 or visit www. ment — Phone Carol Hatha- visionlossservices.org/vision. way at 360-460-3836 or e-mail Art classes — Between email@example.com. Port Angeles and Sequim. 10 German conversation — a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For direcAll ages invited to German chat tions and cost, phone Susan group. Must speak and under- Spar 360-457-6994. stand German. Discussion topGuided walking tour — ics include current events, Historic downtown buildings, music, food and other topics. an old brothel and “UnderPhone 360-457-0614 or 360- ground Port Angeles.” Cham808-1522. ber of Commerce, 121 E. Rail-
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Otto Smith, right, and Kristin Smith, center, rehearse “The Maiden and the Unicorn,” a spoof that Paula Lalish, left, wrote for the harp. Otto Smith is organizing a concert at the Upstage featuring Lalish and four other musicians performing “Seriously Funny Songs.” and “Little Bitty Men.” The last refers to chess pieces — Murray, a retired software developer, is a chess player of note on the Peninsula. “I’m a better musician than chess player,” he said.
Classics across border Hoskin is known for writing such Canadian classics as “Hunting the Duck” and “The Lizard That Ate Vancouver.” A finger-style guitarist, he also plays ragtime mandolin, Celtic harp and alto clarinet. According to his partner, Breskin, Hoskin’s compositions range from children’s songs to songs with adult themes. Some of his titles: “Grandma’s a Pirate,” “I’m Not in Denial,” and “Me and Your Hot Flash.” Hoskin sees the absurd side of everything, Breskin said, and puts it all into witty songs that have been recorded by bands across Canada. The sister of Joe Breskin of Port Townsend, Flip plays the
guitar and is one of the founders of the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop. The duo’s signature numbers are “Slack Key,” in which she uses Hawaiian licks to frustrate Hoskin’s attempts to sing too fast, and “I Love Chocolate,” in which Hoskins improvises verses on the spot based on suggestions from the audience.
Won’t tell ending Humor often relies on an element of surprise, Maaske said, so he won’t give away the end of his Irish drinking song, about the morning after of a tourist who spent the night in the pub, nor the subject of a song whose title consists of numbers. Maaske, who plays with The Sound Dogs at Smuggler’s Landing in Port Angeles on Monday nights, said his music incorporates American and world music, including Caribbean blues, country-western and Celtic styles. Lalish, who lives on Marrowstone Island and has a CD out
called “Island Time,” plans to play “Geezer Love Song,” which she wrote for her husband, Greg. She also will do a lullaby titled “A Monster in the Closet.” Lalish said she remembers watching Harpo Marx on an episode of “I Love Lucy,” circa 1955, in which he plays “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” picking out the familiar melody against a surfeit of swirling glissandos. “I seem to be in the minority of people who want to exploit the comedic qualities of the harp,” Lalish said. “Seriously Funny Songs” is at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Upstage Restaurant, 923 Washington St., Port Townsend. No cover. Donations, including chickens, will be accepted. For more information, e-mail Otto Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer Jackson writes about Port Townsend and Jefferson County every Wednesday. To contact her with items for this column, phone 360-379-5688 or e-mail email@example.com.
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Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 Museum at the Carnegie p.m. Free. Show runs till March — Featured exhibit, “Strong 13. Phone 360-457-3532. People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Second and Lincoln Port Angeles Parkinson’s streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Childisease support group — dren welcome. Elevator, ADA Port Angeles Senior Center, access and parking at rear of 328 E. Seventh St., 10:30 a.m. building. Phone 360-452-6779. to noon. For those with Parkinson’s or family, friends or careWomen’s belly dancing givers of Parkinson’s patients. exercise class — Focus on Phone Darlene Jones at 360toning upper arms, chest, waist 457-5352. and hips. Port Angeles Senior Bingo — Eagles Club Auxil- Center, 328 E. Seventh St., iary, 110 S. Penn St., 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Drop-ins 3 p.m. Lunch available. Open to welcome. Cost: $45 for six the public. Phone 360-452- weeks or $8.50 per class. Phone 360-457-7035. 3344.
First Step drop-in center — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equiptions, phone 360-452-2363, ment closet, information and ext. 0. referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, Port Angeles Fine Arts computers, fax and copier. Center — “Outbreak.” 1203 E. Phone 360-457-8355.
Braille training — Vision Loss Center, 228 W. First St., Suite N, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 360-457-1383, e-mail info@ visionlossservices.org or visit www.visionlossservices.org.
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Hothead has issues with anger control
DEAR ABBY: I have an issue that has me concerned, and I need some expertise. I have a problem with anger. I don’t know what triggers it. It happens out of the blue sometimes. I have never struck out in anger toward another person, but people have witnessed my outbursts and seemed taken aback by the behavior. The instances occur every month or two. I’m a nice guy. I would bend over backward to help someone if I could. My verbal explosions contradict who I am inside. Do you have any suggestions on what I can do to control my temper in these situations? Hothead in New Jersey
People who are overly tired have Van Buren been known to lash out without real provocation. Being physically ill can have the same effect. (You can break that cycle by simply explaining that you’re not feeling well and ask for patience because your temper is short at such times.) Depression, drugs and alcohol abuse have long been known to cause people to lose control of their emotions and say — and do — things they later regret. I publish a booklet, “The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It,” Dear Hothead: Anger is a northat was created to help people learn mal emotion. to control their anger. Everyone has experienced it at For people of all ages, it is a kind one time or another. of survival guide to help them underWhen primitive men and women stand their anger and appropriately were faced with a potential threat, they reacted instinctively with either deal with it. It can be ordered by sending your fear or anger. It was nature’s way of enabling us name and mailing address, plus a check or money order for $6 (U.S. to run away or fight back. funds), to Dear Abby — Anger BookEven infants display anger by let, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL screaming or holding their breath 61054-0447. until they turn red. Shipping and handling are And we’ve all seen older children included in the price. throw tantrums, holler and throw Most of us have been trained from things. early childhood to suppress anger. Whatever is causing your angry But it is even more important to outbursts, it is important to analyze learn to express it in ways that are what has been triggering them. constructive rather than destructive. Being out of work, unable to pay Anger can be a positive emotion if one’s bills or feeling unfairly treated it is channeled in the right direction. can arouse feelings of anger. Uncontrolled, it can be a killer. Being hurt emotionally by someNow that we have become someone can cause it, too. what — one hopes — civilized People have been known to adults, the challenge we face when become angry if their beliefs or valsomething angers us is how to deal ues are questioned or threatened. Low self-esteem can also cause with it effectively and constructively, people to feel easily threatened. rather than thoughtlessly reacting. Many people who suffer from ––––––––– chronic low self-esteem feel they Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, must continually prove themselves. also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was To compensate for their feelings founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letof inadequacy, they are driven to ters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box “win every battle,” whether at sports 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via e-mail by logging onto www.dearabby.com. or in an argument.
For Better or For Worse
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The Last Word in Astrology SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get involved in something that inspires and motivates you. Continually doing what others want will lead to bad feelings. Consider a move or change in your personal life that will enable you to resurrect your goals, leading to your success. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t keep your plans to yourself when sharing is what you need to do to excel. You can iron out problems and make any necessary adjustments that will ensure success. Don’t let a personal dilemma slow you down. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Point yourself in the direction you feel is most suitable and don’t look back. Determination and rethinking your approach will help you gain ground and enhance your chance of getting the support required to move forward. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be creative and think outside the box. A relationship may be going through changes so, before allowing it to spin out of control, consider what it means to you and make the necessary adjustments. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Home may be where the heart should be but it will be difficult for that to happen if you feel unappreciated. Do something that you find exhilarating and you will be motivated to incorporate new interests and people into your life. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your personal thoughts to yourself and avoid any emotional situations that may stand in the way of accomplishing what needs to be done. A costly mistake is likely if you act without thinking. Collect old debts or pay off what you owe if possible. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s all about how you handle people. Using diplomacy will be required and, with a couple of promises, you can also ensure that you get the support you need to successfully reach your own goals. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotional self-deception is apparent and will be your downfall. Recognize what and who are good for you. Your success depends on your actions. Following through will lead to bigger and better things. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You have lots of options. Your ability to pull things together will help you get the recognition that you want. A burden due to a partnership from the past needs to be lifted in order to make the most of what you are trying to do now. 5 stars
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Go behind the scenes and work quietly so you don’t lose momentum. Balance will be required if you are to put your time and talent to good use. Don’t let someone else’s lack of support hold you back. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may face a letdown that seems to be insurmountable but, if you learn from the experience, you will pick up the knowledge and expertise you require to move in a new direction. Travel, communication and redirection will help you find your way. 3 stars
Rose is Rose
Dennis the Menace
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Go over what you have done in the past and make sure you haven’t damaged a relationship. Doing your backtracking now will allow you to move forward with projects or personal pursuits later this year. Be the one who is mature and insightful. 2 stars
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Things to Do Continued from C1 more information. The Answer for Youth — Drop-in outreach center for youth and young adults, providing essentials like clothes, food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Domestic violence support group — Healthy Families of Clallam County, 1210 E. Front St., Suite C, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Free child care. Phone 360-4523811. Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a hot meal. For more information, phone Rebecca Brown at 360457-0431.
PALS Book Discussion Group — The Help by Kathryn Stockett, at 6:30 p.m. in the Archives Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Phone 360-417.8514.
Now Showing n Deer Park Cinema,
Port Angeles (360-4527176) “Black Swan” (R) “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” (PG) “The Green Hornet” (PG13) “Little Fockers” (PG-13) “Season of the Witch” (PG13) “True Grit” (PG-13)
n Lincoln Theater, Port
“The Dilemma” (PG-13) “The Fighter” (R) “No Strings Attached” (R)
n The Rose Theatre,
Port Townsend (360385-1089) “True Grit” (PG-13) “The King’s Speech” (R)
n Uptown Theater, Port Townsend (360-3853883) “Black Swan” (R)
. . . planning your day on the North Olympic Peninsula For artwork to display at 14th annual Gala Garden Show on March 18 and 19, 2012. Submit flower- and/or garden-themed works by March 31. Visit www. sequimgardenshow.com for an artist agreement and contract information.
Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Sponsored by the Puget Sound Partnership through ECONET in cooperation with the Feiro Marine Science Center. First Step drop-in center — See entry under Today.
Bingo — Masonic Lodge, Museum at the Carnegie 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, — See entry under Today. drinks and pull tabs available. Gastric bypass surgery Phone 360-457-7377. support group — 114 E. Sixth St., No. 116, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Al-Anon — St. Columbine Open to the public. Phone 360Room, Queen of Angels 457-1456. Church, 209 W. 11th St., 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Elwha-Morse Management Team meeting — Clallam County Courthouse commisThursday sioners’ meeting room, Room PA Vintage Softball — 160, 223 E. Fourth St., 3 p.m. Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellow- to 5 p.m. ship and recreation. Women 45 Newborn parenting class and older and men 50 and older. Phone Gordon Gardner — “You and Your New Baby,” at 360-452-5973 or Ken Foster third-floor sunroom, Olympic at 360-683-0141 for informa- Medical Center, 939 Caroline tion including time of day and St., 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. location. Phone 360-417-7652.
Senior meal — Nutrition program, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per meal. Reservations recomGuided walking tour — mended. Phone 360-457- See entry under Today. 8921. Port Angeles Fine Arts Overeaters Anonymous — Center — See entry under Bethany Pentecostal Church, Today. 508 S. Francis St., 5:30 p.m. Phone 360-457-8395. Mental illness family support group — For families and Financial workshop — friends of people with mental “More than Money Matters.” disorders. Peninsula CommuEssentials of money manage- nity Mental Health Center, 118 ment. 6 p.m. St. Matthew E. Eighth St., noon to 1:15 p.m. Lutheran Church, corner of Phone Rebecca Brown, 36013th and Lincoln streets. E-mail 457-0431. firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 360-681-8882. Studium Generale — Voices of the Strait, a docuDouble-deck pinochle — mentary film and oral history Couples and singles. 6:30 p.m. on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone Brenda Holton at Panel discussion by local edu360-452-5754 for location and cators. Free. 12:35 p.m. Little
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Mental health drop-in center — See entry under Today. Senior meal — See entry under Today. Knit, crochet and spin — All ages and skill levels, Veela Cafe, 133 E. First St., 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics health clinic — 909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free for patients with no insurance or access to health care. For appointment, phone 360-457-4431. Tai chi class — Ginger and Ginseng, 1012 W. 15th St., 6:30 p.m. $12 per class or $10 for three or more classes. No experience necessary, wear loose comfortable clothing. Phone 360-808-5605. Bariatric surgery support group — Terrace Apartments, 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone 360-457-1456. Celebrate Recovery — Christ-based recovery group. Lighthouse Christian Center, 304 Viewcrest Ave. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Phone 360-4528909.
Sequim and the Dungeness Valley Today Soroptimist International of Sequim call for artists —
Intuition workshop — “Introduction to Intuitive Development,” Center of Infinite Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kristine Walsh, metaphysician and facilitator. Phone at 360-582-0083.
Center — See entry under Today. Parent connections — First Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10 a.m. Phone 360-461-9992.
Spanish class — Prairie Italian class — Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681Jane Lane, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681- 0226. Phone 206-321-1718 or visit 0226. Chess Club — Dungeness www.sequimyoga.com. Creative living workshop Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Overeaters Anonymous — — “Who Are You Now? Creat- Sequim Ave., 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 Men’s meeting, St. Luke’s Epis- ing the Life You Always Intended p.m. Bring clocks, sets and copal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., to Live!” Center of Infinite boards. All are welcome. Phone 7 a.m. Phone 360-582-9549. Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 2 360-681-8481. p.m. to 4 p.m. Kristine Walsh, Health clinic — Free mediWalk aerobics — First Bap- metaphysician and facilitator. cal services for uninsured or tist Church of Sequim, 1323 For preregistration, phone 360under-insured, Dungeness ValSequim-Dungeness Way, 8 582-0083. ley Health & Wellness Clinic, a.m. Free. Phone 360-683777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 2114. Good News Club — Ages 5 p.m.. Phone 360-582-0218. through 12. Greywolf ElemenBird walk — Dungeness tary Room 136, 171 Carlsborg Meditation class — 92 River Audubon Center, Rail- Road, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Plain Jane Lane, 6 p.m. Admisroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Phone 360-683-9176 or visit sion by donation. Hendrickson Road, 8:30 a.m. www.cefop.us. to 10:30 a.m. Phone the AuduGamblers Anonymous — bon at 360-681-4076 or e-mail Double-deck pinochle — Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce email@example.com. Couples and singles. 6:30 p.m. Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360Phone Brenda Holton at 360- 460-9662. Cardio-step exercise class 452-5754 for location and more — Sequim Community Church, information. Food Addicts in Recovery 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to Anonymous — Calvary Cha10:15 a.m. $5 a person. Phone Juan de Fuca Freethinkers pel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 7 p.m. Shelley Haupt at 360-477-2409 — Sequim Library, 630 N. Phone 360-452-1050 or visit or e-mail jhaupt6@wavecable. Sequim Ave., 7 p.m. Phone www.foodaddicts.org. com. 360-683-5648.
Port Townsend and Line dance class — Pioneer Park, 387 E. Washington Thursday Jefferson County St., Sequim, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Soroptimist International Beginning, intermediate and Today advanced classes. $5 per class. of Sequim call for artists — See entry under Today. Phone 360-681-2987. Port Townsend Aero Museum — Jefferson County Vinyasa Yoga — See entry International Airport, 195 AirFree blood pressure port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. checks — Cardiac Services under Today. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 Department, Olympic Medical Strength and toning exer- for seniors, $6 for children ages Center medical services building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to cise class — Sequim Com- 7-12. Free for children younger munity Church, 1000 N. Fifth than 6. Features vintage airnoon. Ave., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. $5 per craft and aviation art. Free karate lessons — class. Phone Shelley Haupt at Puget Sound Coast ArtilIdeal for people fighting cancer 360-477-2409 or e-mail lery Museum — Fort Worden encouraged by medical provid- firstname.lastname@example.org. State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ers to seek physical activity. Line dancing lessons — Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for Kathrin J. Sumpter at Sequim Martial Arts, 452 Riverview High-beginner, intermediate children 6 to 12; free for chilDrive, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and advanced dancers. Sequim dren 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses Space limited. For reserva- Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams of Puget Sound and the Strait Road, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Droptions, phone 360-683-4799. ins welcome. $3 per class. of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ Sequim Museum & Arts Phone 360-681-2826. olypen.com. Center — “Quilts as Art” and Sequim Senior Softball — “Empty Bowls.” 175 W. Cedar Kiwanis Club of Port St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Co-ed recreational league. Townsend — Manresa Castle, Saturday. Free. Phone 360- Carrie Blake Park, 9:30 a.m. for Seventh and Sheridan streets, practice and pickup games. noon. For more information, 683-8110. Phone John Zervos at 360- phone Ken Brink at 360-385Kids crafts — First Teacher, 681-2587. 1327. 220 W. Alder St., 10:30 a.m. Sequim Museum & Arts Turn to Things/C8 Phone 360-582-3428.
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ANTIQUES WANTED Old postcards and bottles. 460-2791. ATTN: Coin lovers. The Olympic National Park quarter, in the America the Beautiful series, issued by the US Mint in June 2011. Preorders for coins/rolls can be made: email@example.com or 452-3358. Barn-stored, local grass hay. $4/Bale. 683-3518, 460-7020
Fun Fleet Charter Company is now fishing exclusively out of La Push. Our gorgeous 50’ vessel C/V Zoea will be fishing daily from April-September. Halibut, ling cod, tuna, salmon, bottom fishing. 360-374-5410
BEAUTIFUL COAT Leather and suede. $100/obo. Call Debbie at 360-452-6034 CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 COMPUTER: Dell, 2.4 ghz, 80 gb HD, 1 gb RAM, CDRW, $150. 683-2304
Hunt private land in Wyoming. From $1,250. 808-3370. MISC: ‘95 F150 4x4, parts, $500. Cont. Gem Topper, cost $1,600, sell $500. 3 Leister plastic heat welder, $200. 48 Jeepster tranny, 3 sp with electric O/D, $500. 461-8060. MISC: New organ, $50. 36” TV, $50. Kenmore sewing machine, $50. Dishes, set for 8+, $30. 582-9802 MISC: Cub Cadet 1500 riding mower, with mulcher, $1,500. Queen size brass bed, with mattress and accessories, $600. 681-0131. MISC: Englander queen mattress and box spring, only a few years old, like new. $300/obo. Sealy plush mismatched full size mmattress and box, great shape, $200/ obo. 681-3299.
GOATS: (3) Good weed eaters. $300/obo. 457-7129.
P.A.: 1 room for rent. Organic farm. $375 ea, utili. 452-4021.
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DEDICATED DRUMMER NEEDED For P.A. based metal band. Serious inquiries only. Practice 3 times weekly. Call Jason 460-6500. Solar Panels. How come television never shows solar panels? Ask Jack firstname.lastname@example.org Vendors Wanted: Sequim Open Aire Market has openings for farm, food, craft vendors. Interested? Come to 2011 Vendor Info Mtg 1/25, 5:30 Sequim High cafeteria. Or call Mkt Mgr 360-460-2668.
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FOUND: Bike. Giant, near airport, P.A. Call to identify. 452-3493. FOUND: Car key. On small key ring, near 7th and H St., P.A. 452-4273
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FOUND: Bucket of tools, in Sequim. Call to identify. 670-9042 FOUND: Cat, pretty gray neutered male, 8 lbs, late December, near Fish Hatchery Rd. 582-0380. FOUND: Cow. Barr Rd., Agnew area. 457-4050 FOUND: Ring. Was set on top of my car, downtown P.A. Call to identify. 457-4225. LOST: Black Ugg boots from Sequim High School Jan. 13, 2011 Basketball game. Boots, other items went missing. 808-7018 LOST: Cat. Black Siamese, male, name is Nibbler, had purple collar with info on it. Calawah Way, Forks. 360-374-5104 LOST: Cat. Siamese, female, microchipped, no collar. Jamestown Rd., Sequim. 461-2141. LOST: Dog. Black Lab, female, very sweet tempered, happy, full of energywe miss her! Lost Thursday night on O’Brien Rd., P.A. 360-460-7271
Administrator, book keeper, create forms and processes, Quickbooks/MS Office user, payroll, bill pay, invoicing, tech writing manuals, video recording, honest work ethics, reliable, FT/PT. Gordon, 681-8554.
350 HEADS Redone, like new. $200. 928-9659.
MOTOR HOME: ‘93 30’ Monterey. Loaded, all features work, new tires and suspension, only 45K mi $8,750. 797-3636. P.A.: 2 Br., W/D, D/W, carport, clean, quiet. No smoke/pet. $625 plus dep. 452-8239. PUPPIES: 2 wonderful male Black Lab puppies, 15 wks. old, all shots. $150 ea. 360-417-0808 SEQ.: Large house, in Happy Valley, 3 Br., 2 bath. $1,000. Add’l storage/shop space optional. 461-2810. SEQUIM: 2 Br., 2 ba, 2 car gar., W/D no pets/smoking. $900, $700 dep. 460-5290. TOOLS: Air compressor, brand new Speedaire, 3 phase, 60 gal. tank, $800 offer. Winco 3 KW, generator, 1,800 rpm, well built. $300/obo. 417-5583. TOYOTA: ‘91 Camry. Great condition, $1,800. 452-4034. UPHOLSTERY: Equipment and supplies. $1,500. 452-7743. WANTED: Row boat with oars. 452-9598.
CHEV: ‘98 S-10 Extended cab pickup. 2WD, 138,400 miles, 5 speed manual, 4-cylinder. $2,300. 360-417-1635 Do you have an old car, truck or tractor in your garage, basement or backyard? It could be worth $$$ Call 461-2248 DOG: 1.5 yr. old female white Lab, spayed, family pet, no time, good home only. $100. 477-1536 FLY TYING EQUIP. Includes manuals, vice, bobbins, hooks, threads, feathers and all, $1,000 value. Asking $600. 683-8437, leave msg. FORD: ‘95 F350. Service body, 145K mi., 5.8L V8, auto. $3,750. 461-1835. FORD: ‘90 Bronco. Full size, ‘351’ fuel injection, 33” tires, rims, call for details. $1,500/obo. 457-7412
GMC: ‘04 2500 Crew Cab 2WD. Immaculate like new inside and out, 39K miles, factory tow pkg, power extend heated mirrors, locking lmt’d slip diff, trailer brake cont, 2 tail gates (oem and alum vent 5ver), spray-in bed liner, diamond plate tool box, new tires. $16,950. 582-0709.
Lost and Found
LOST: Dog. Chocolate lab mix, small year old male missing from W. 5th St. on Friday. Please contact with any info, 457-8206 LOST: Dog. Dark colored gold lab. Responds to Gunner. No collar on. Sherbourne Rd, Sequim. If seen or found please call 683-8143 LOST: Dog. Golden retriever, neut. male, had collar, tags and microchip. From S. O’Brien Rd., 1/22/11. 460-9525 LOST: Dog. Small black Pekapom-Shihtzu. “Cooper”. Friendly, very loved. 461-9830 LOST: Grandmother’s turquoise ring left behind in PA Safeway women’s restroom - reward if found. 582-0074. LOST: Wallet. Black, fold over, downtown P.A. 457-4383. MISSING: Puppy. 7 mo. old male, white and black, distinct white arrow marking on back of neck, lost in Elk Creek area of Forks. 360-374-2646
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11 REASONS TO MOVE 5 Br. home is just one of them. The other 9 are: cook lover’s kitchen, spacious great room, pellet stove, large master Br., 1 acre, fenced yard, adjoins Robin Hill Park, near the Olympic Discovery Trail, 2 car garage, shop, a 12th reason is the price! $274,500. ML171725 Sheryl Payseno Burley, Linda Ulin 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East ACREAGE IN TOWN! Charming 4 Br., 2 bath home on acreage in town. Nice updates with great features. Cozy and country describes this formal dining room area with separate living room and family room. In addition to the carport with storage, it has a 3 bay detached garage with over 1,300 sf. Minutes from downtown. $329,900. ML252378. Jean Irvine 417-2797 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM HOME Situated on 5.03 acres overlooking the Elwha River Valley and awesome views of the Olympic Mt Range and Juan de Fuca Strait. Fish from your own 200’ of river frontage. This is a welcome retreat setting with gorgeous trees. Beautiful rock fireplace. Oak flooring. Vaulted ceiling. Spacious kitchen. Master Br. suite. For the New Year find peace and contentment in this special home. $499,000. ML252402. Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
BEAUTIFUL NEW 2011 HOME. Quality 3 bd. 2 bth, built by local builder in an area of fine homes. Hardi siding, 30yr. roof, attached 2 car garage, large lot with room for detached garage or in-law house vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, tile in baths, large master bed, granite in kitchen & baths, Stainless appliances, Heat pump, The best house on the market for the price $209,500. 2004 W. 8th Street. 360-417-9579 BETTER THAN NEW This home, built in 2006 had many upgrades from the start. From the minute you walk through the door it feels like home. Amenities include: 9’ ceilings throughout, tile kitchen, bathrooms and laundry, propane fireplace, stainless appliances and 2 car attached garage. No work needed, this one is move in ready. $184,900. ML260072. Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.
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BIRD PARADISE Well-maintained 3 Br., 2 bath home with 1,620 sf on a .32 acre lot. Song birds and humming birds flock to the beautifully landscaped fenced back yard. A large back yard, deck and brick patio make entertaining easy. Also a newer 800 sf garage/shop with stairs leading to a loft storage area. $195,000. ML250807. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY CAPE COD-STYLE Light and airy Cape Cod-style, with open floorplan, wide doorways, no halls, and hard-surface floors for easy mobility. Ramp available for entry. Built with nontoxic materials and finishes, special water treatment system. Lovingly cultivated organic garden includes roses, pie cherries, and apples. Close to the Spit or relax in the sun on the deck. $269,000. ML251240 Karen Kilgore 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITIES Three homes on four parcels! The main house is a geodesic dome style with oversized kitchen, 3 Br., 3 bath plus large daylight basement with rec room. Two other houses with 4 Br., 2 bath each plus kitchenette and wood stove in each. All on 7.5 acres with fruit trees and 4 car garage/shop. There is too much to list here, call for more information on this unique property. $399,000 Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 477-9189
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DARLING MT. VIEW COTTAGE Quietly nestled at the end of the road you will find peace here. This immaculate, move in ready, 3 Br., 1 bath home is tastefully decorated in neutrals, with newer carpets and kitchen counter tops. It enjoys an easy floor plan, lots of storage, wrap around deck and low maintenance yard. $169,950. ML260133. Margo PetersonPruss 452-3333 PORT ANGELES REALTY
OWNER FINANCING 1525 W. 16th St., P.A. 2 Br.., 1 ba, 50x140 lot, across from Cl. Co. Fairgrounds, built 1980, remodeled 1989, built-in vacuum, covered back deck with wine and vegetable storage underneath, insulated, new appliances, side-by-side fridge 2007, glass top stove 2010, water/dryer 2010, electric fireplace 2010, 50 gal. hot water heater 2010, new carpet 2008, laminate floor hallway 2008, linoleum in laundry and kitchen 2010, lg. paved driveway, 2 car detached shop/ garage with 12’ ceiling, fully insulated, nice greenhouse with walk around deck, landscaped yard, 10 fruit trees, carport off side of shop, fenced in back. $160,000. Call 360-460-4957 or email tomarina06@ gmail.com
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ASTOUNDING PRIVACY Surrounded by DNR on 2 sides, these 2 wooded five acre parcels can be purchased together with a 1996 home and Perma Built pole building for $249,000 or buy the home on 5 acres for $228,000. ML260033/167254 Michaelle Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. DOMINION TERRACE Remodeled home in 2006 with new flooring, counters, appliances, provides good views, and close to clubhouse. Enclosed storage in carport area, and off covered patio. Wood burning grill in patio area for outdoor cooking. HOA fees include electricity, water, sewer, trash, and cable. Pets restricted to 2 per household. $119,000. ML252350 Carolyn and Robert Dodds 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
BEAUTIFUL HOME Sitting quietly on 1.63 manicured acres. Spacious rooms including elegant dinning room and cozy fireplace in the living room. French doors leading out to adorable guesthouse and hot tub. $550,000. ML252297. Thelma Durham 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY Nestled in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. 10 acres, SW views, secretly private. Larger square footage, 50x 60 RV garage, pole barn, detached 2 car garage with storage. Fenced and cross fenced. Seasonal Stream. You can’t pass this one up. $499,000. ML250839/56375 Margaret Womack 461-0500 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY
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FSBO: 2+ Br., large mobile, wtr/mt view, .65 acre, shops, outbuildings, private well, private septic. Excellent views. $110,000. Owner willing to finance with LARGE down. 461-4861, 417-5078. IN BETWEEN This home is move in ready. In a private setting with trees and circular driveway. This home has 3 Br., 2 bath, beautiful family room, hard wood floors, new kitchen cabinets and island. Also new roof in 1999, 30 year 3tab. Two drain fields, mud room, decks front and back. You must see to appreciate this totally upgraded home. $224,000. ML251786. Dan Blevings 417-2805 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
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GOOD LOCATION Cute 2 Br., 1 bath with large fenced yard. Upstairs could be used as an office/den. Partially finished basement with storage. Detached 1 car garage plus workshop. $125,000. ML171196/260117 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND LIVING IS EASY Terrific open, inviting home 3 Br., 2 bath, 2,550 sf. New double carport. Extra large kitchen with walk-in pantry, island with seating, breakfast bar, skylights. Formal dining, living room, family room, deck for BBQs, or taking in sun. Mater Br. with sitting room/office, seperate shower and tub. All rooms feature walk-in closets. $279,500. ML242110 Lori Tracey and Chuck Murphy 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
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MONTERRA MAGIC You’re going to love living in this neighborhood and this home will make it ideal. Many upgrades during current ownership make it move-in ready. No muss. No fuss. Room for guests in this 3 Br., 2 bath home. Double garage. Come take a look at this lovely Monterra home. $159,000. ML260115. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY NORTHBAY RAMBLER Situated on a private lot. 3 bedrooms, two ? baths, living room w/propane fireplace, family room with wood stove. Kitchen plus dining room, Carport, workshop, Landscaped w/peeka-boo view. $229,500. ML138558. Laura Halady 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow
GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD 4 Br., 4 baths, 2 offices or dens, 2,256 sf, 2 double car garages, fenced backyard. $299,000. ML251821. Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 NOT A HOUSE. . . This is a home! Spacious 4 Br. with beautiful water view. Enjoy the deck overlooking the huge sun filled fenced backyard. Oversized 2 car garage with workshop, family room, craft/hobby room and so much more. $249,000. ML250909. Jennifer Holcomb 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. P.A.: 3258 E. 3rd Ave. 1 Br. studio/garage, full RV hookup. Livein studio or RV while building your own home. Mtn./water view, septic or city sewer LID. Financing with $60,000 down. $129,000. 460-4107.
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PRIVATE COUNTRY ESTATE On 5 acres located in an exclusive gated community in Sequim. Expansive 2002 custom home with over 3,000 sf. Large 2 car attached garage and a nearly 2,000 sf 4 car detached garage perfect for your RV’s. $500,000. Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 SAVOR STUNNING VIEWS of the Straits, Olympics and Mount Baker while listening to waves crash on the beach below. Watch eagles soar, whales play, or lights of Victoria. Sit back and enjoy parades of cruise ships passing in the summer. Water or mountain views from nearly every Anderson window. Just minutes from Port Angeles or Sequim. $399,900. ML252118 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East
PORT ANGELES DUPLEX This 1,930 sf duplex, built in 1980, features 2 Br., 1 bath units with garages. Beautiful condition, newer roof, new vinyl windows, brick fireplaces. Located on a quiet, wooded lot off W. 12th. $239,000. ML260128. Mark N. McHugh REAL ESTATE 683-0660
Sequim condo FSBO: 2 Br., 2 bath, oak floors in liv, din, kit, single level 1,640 sf, incl. cedar lined sunrm off mstr bdrm w/elec ready for hot tub, nice yard w/fenced patio, veg gardens, fruit trees, close to twn, mt view, appraised 10/10 $265,000. No reasonable offer refused, would consider trade of land for partial equity. 360683-1475 evenings 360-302-1339
SHERWOOD VILLAGE CONDO Brand new condominium. Attached 2 car garage. Exterior of unit is complete. Interior appointments to be chosen by purchaser. Heat pump and propane fireplace. $295,000. ML170260/260102 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND TRADITIONAL CLASSIC Well preserved 4 Br., 1 (new) bath. plus guest cottage on 2 private lots with mature landscaping. Large rooms throughout. Views too! $228,000. ML260096/169831 Harriet Reyenga 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. UPSCALE SUNLAND CONDO 2 Br., 2 bath, nice sunroom, propane stove, murphy bed, shoji screen. $185,000. ML145314/252226 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND
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UPSCALE SUNLAND CONDO 3 Br., 2 bath 2,039 sf. Corian Countertops. Open Room Concept. Exterior andlandscape maintained. Long driveway. $286,000. ML170986/260112 Team Topper 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND WATER VIEW HOME Custom built water view home with views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Mount Baker and Protection Island. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and many windows to bring in outdoor light. Spacious master bedroom with sitting area. $295,000. ML260047/167936 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY Water view home next to golf course in P.A. 4 Br., 3 bath. Complete renovation, beautiful low maintenance landscaping, hot tub, wood stoves. New everything! $330,000. 360-452-7938 WHAT A BUY This spacious 3 Br., 2 bath triplewide on 1/3 acre in town, has a private fenced backyard, garden pond and a 2 car detached garage. The home is light and open, itâ€™s move-in ready and the yard is extra special. $200,000. ML251581. Kathy Brown 417-2785 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY
2 LOTS FOR SALE By Owner. CALL 253549-3345 PORT ANGELES lot @ 222 W Park Ave Half acre+ CLOSE IN TOWN Water, Power, and Sewer installed. Paved street, walk to Albertsonâ€™s and High School. $99,000 Owner financing Diamond Point lot with water view, perc, water $69,000. Owner financing. â€˜Câ€™ IS FOR CHARMING Neat and trim well maintained home on .63-acre with a cozy and welcoming feel. Read, knit or cuddle in front of the propane fireplace. South facing covered porch adds warmth and brightness creating the perfect setting to sip lemonade, lemondrops or hot cocoa. Oversized garage with room for workshop and all the tools and toys of your favorite hobby. Hardwood floors, lovely lawn and fruit trees plus the weedfree bonus of a concrete driveway. $216,900. ML251514. Jace Schmitz 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company HIGH TRAFFIC AREA Commercial Building on 4 city lots. Possible uses with CSD zoning are financial services, schools, bakery, deli, medical offices and more. ML251230/83980 Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. NEW CONSTRUCTION This home is at ground breaking stage. This single level townhome has 1,538 sf, and includes wonderful accents throughout, including white molding, 9â€™ ceilings, and an open floor plan. Easy living with landscape maintenance included in low home owners association of $88 per month. $214,950. ML260140. Brody Broker 360-477-9665 JACE The Real Estate Company
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66 3 Br., 1.5 bth, new carpet/paint. LR w/fireplace insert. Two car garage. Hot tub. $1125 First, last, dep. Non-smk/pets. Address: 1527 W. 10th. 206-898-3252. CENTRAL P.A.: 3 Br., 1 ba. $795, 1st, last, $200 dep. 928-3193.
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P.A.: 3258 E. 3rd Ave. Full RV hook-up, garage. $500. 460-4107
Office/Workshop/ Storage Spaces available. 300 sf up to 2,500 sf 360-683-3737 PROPERTIES BY LANDMARK 452-1326
Charming, picket fence, 2 Br., 1 ba, 1 car grg. New paint and blinds. D/W, gas rng, W/D, deck. Fenced bk yd. View. $950 mo. First, last dep. Non-smk. Cont. 206-898-3252. 503 W. 7th, P.A. DIAMOND PT: 2 Br., 2 bath. $695. 360-681-0140
JAMES & ASSOCIATES INC. Property Mgmt. HOUSES IN P.A. A 1 br 1 ba......$575 A 2 br 1 ba......$600 A 2 br 1 ba......$650 A 2 br 1 ba......$650 H 3 br 1 ba......$750 H 2 br 1 ba......$750 H 3 br 1.5 ba.$1100 HOUSES IN SEQUIM A 2 br 1.5 ba....$875 H 3 br 2 ba.....$1000 STORAGE UNITS From $40-$100 MO.
More Properties at www.jarentals.com P.A.: 1 Br., loft, view, 438 E. Lopez. $650. 452-5050 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, shop, shop/carport, W/D, sm pet. 3143 E. Hwy. 101. $800. 417-8250 P.A.: 2 Br., 1 bath, newly remodeled, W/D, stove, refrigerator, deck, carport, np/ns. $700. 1st/last, $500 dep. Ref req. 457-0181 P.A.: 2 Br., 2 bath mobile, fireplace. $700, dep. 452-6714 P.A.: 2 Br., 606 S. Laurel, $695. References 808-2340 P.A.: 2413 Ryan Dr. 3 Br., 1 bath. $800, 1st, last, $500 dep. No pet/smk. 417-1688. P.A.: 3 Br. 1 ba., $850. 2 Br. duplex, 1 ba., $725. 452-1016. P.A.: 3 br., 2.5 ba. This house is just simply gorgeous. Clean, location. No pets. $1,000. 452-9458. P.A.: 4 Br, 1.5 ba, no smoking. $1,000 mo, $1,000 sec. 417-0153 P.A.: 4 Br., 2 bath. $850 mo. + deposit. References. 452-3633 P.A.: 535 E. 7th. 3 Br., 2 ba, newer, no smoke/pets, $1,125 mo., 1st, last, $750 dep. 460-9816. P.A.: Very nice 3 Br., 2 ba on dbl. corner lot. $1,100 mo., 1st, last, dep. Avail Feb. 360-640-1613 Properties by Landmark. portangeleslandmark.com SEQ.: Large house, in Happy Valley, 3 Br., 2 bath. $1,000. Addâ€™l storage/shop space optional. 461-2810.
SEQUIM AREA BEAUTIFUL FARMHOUSE. 4 bdr., 2 ba., modern kit., fplc., sun rm., gar., fenced yd., clean, bright and sunny. No smoking or pets. $1,350 plus cleaning dep. Call 360-387-4911 for appt to view.
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GAS FIREPLACE Regency-Hampton, 18K BTU, like brand new, cost $1,400+. First $650 buys. 457-1860 msg. STOVE: Maytag. Electric, dual oven, self cleaning, matching over-range microwave. Almond color, excellent condition. $450 both, will separate. 683-5359
5 piece oak entertainment center, with TV, lots of storage for CDs and VCR tapes and recorder units. $300. 360-417-8054 CHAIRS: Danish maple windsor chairs, 4 side, 1 arm. $425. 360-379-6702 COFFEE TABLES: 2 blonde finish coffee tables, 1 large, $40 and 1 small $30, very good condition. 681-4429 DINING SET: Beautiful claw foot dining set, like new. Seats up to 8. $1,100. 452-1202 msg. DINING TABLE: With 4 chairs, blonde finish nice set. $140. 681-4429 DISPLAY CABINETS (4) 2â€™x2â€™x7â€™. $500. 360-765-3099 Mattress/Box Spring Mismatched, queen size, pillow top, great shape. $300/obo. 360-681-3299 MISC: Englander queen mattress and box spring, only a few years old, like new. $300/obo. Sealy plush mismatched full size mmattress and box, great shape, $200/ obo. 681-3299. MISC: Lg. L shaped desk with cabinets, cherry colored, $350. Futon, like new, $130. Oak entertainment center, glass doors, $95. 582-9363 MISC: Recliner chair, $50. Overstuffed rocker, $50. 452-3767 SOFA BED: $75. 683-2082
ATTN: Coin lovers. The Olympic National Park quarter, in the America the Beautiful series, issued by the US Mint in June 2011. Preorders for coins/rolls can be made: email@example.com or 452-3358.
BEAUTIFUL COAT Leather and suede. $100/obo. Call Debbie at 360-452-6034
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Chainsaw carvings available. $40 and up. 452-7461. FIREWOOD: Fir, $150 cord delivered (P.A. or Sequim). Call 360-452-7982 or 360-460-2407 FIREWOOD: Maple $229 for true cord. 360-582-7910 www.portangeles firewood.com GARDEN BRIDGE 6â€™ hand built and stained wood. $585 firm. 681-7076 between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hoveround MPV5 Power Wheelchair. Purchased 3/2007. One owner, used indoors. Incl. charger, foot plates, oxygen tank holder, leg rests and manuals. $2,000/obo. Call 360-683-7455 JOB BOX: Knaack, 48x24, with casters. $275. 457-0171. MISC: 3 large ornate mirrors, $100 ea. Rare fireplace tools set and rack, nickel burnished steel, $100. 452-4048 or 775-2588. MISC: â€˜95 F150 4x4, parts, $500. Cont. Gem Topper, cost $1,600, sell $500. 3 Leister plastic heat welder, $200. 48 Jeepster tranny, 3 sp with electric O/D, $500. 461-8060.
MISC: IMR SR 4759 5 lb. caddy, $75. T/C Encore hunter pkg., 2 barrel set, 7-08, 308 with more, $900. 360-531-2153 PING-PONG TABLE Regulation size, fold up. $75. 681-0181. POOL TABLE: Valley, tavern model, coin op, keys to locks, balls, beer light, etc. $750 firm. You haul or I will haul for $100. 452-3102
FOUND: Horse Boot Found on King Street, Freshwater Bay Area. Call 4521131 to identify.
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ANTIQUES WANTED Old postcards and bottles. 460-2791. BOOKS WANTED! We love books, weâ€™ll buy yours. 457-9789 WANTED: Reloading equip. presses, dies, scales and misc. 360-457-0814 WANTED: Row boat with oars. 452-9598. WANTED: Silver marked sterling, silver coins. 452-8092
CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 Do you have an old car, truck or tractor in your garage, basement or backyard? It could be worth $$$ Call 461-2248 FIREWOOD: $175 delivered SequimP.A. True cord. 3 cord special for $489. Credit card accepted. 360-582-7910. www.portangeles firewood.com FIREWOOD: Dump truck loads, dry fir. $450 load. Discount for multiple loads. 460-7292, lv. msg.
MISC: Mobility scooter, 3 wheel, new, not used, paid $3,000, sell $1,200. Singer serger/sewing machine, new $100. Sofa bed loveseat, $75. Glider rocker, $50. Kids bunk bed, $50. 461-4861 MISC: New organ, $50. 36â€? TV, $50. Kenmore sewing machine, $50. Dishes, set for 8+, $30. 582-9802 MISC: Wheelchair, $45. Transport chair, $95. Light Rollader, $75. Bedside commode, $40. Walker, $20. All new except wheelchair. 683-6524 MOVING BOXES Used, cardboard, different sizes, incl. wardrobe, good condition. Blue Mountain Road. $125 all. 360-928-3467 Need Firewood? Yelviks General Store is now selling firewood at $100/cord pick up. Delivery available upon request at additional cost. Contact Rik at (360) 774-2056 or (360) 796-4720. Pick up at 251 Hjelvicks Rd., Brinnon, WA 98320 SEASONED FIREWOOD $170 cord. 360-670-1163 TOOLS: Air compressor, brand new Speedaire, 3 phase, 60 gal. tank, $800 offer. Winco 3 KW, generator, 1,800 rpm, well built. $300/obo. 417-5583. UPHOLSTERY: Equipment and supplies. $1,500. 452-7743. UTILITY TRAILER â€˜07 33â€™, tandem axel g.n., deck length 25â€™, 14K lbs GVWR, 5â€™ spring loaded pop up, dove tail with 5â€™ ramps. $4,500. 452-5457, 808-3899 UTILITY TRAILER 6â€™x12â€™ tandem axle. $1,000/obo. 477-9591 WELDER: Hobart, 140 wire feed, 110 volt, like new. $400. 461-5180 WORKOUT! Multistation Home Gym incl. chest press, chest fly, leg ext, lat pulldown, curl bar, $175 (must be dismantled to move, deliv. poss). 340# Weight set w/rack, incl. EZ curl bar, tricep bar, wt belts + extras $150. New Healthrider treadmill $250. 360-582-0508
COMPUTER: Dell, 2.4 ghz, 80 gb HD, 1 gb RAM, CDRW, $150. 683-2304
MISC: 700 watt 15â€? pwd sub c/w 2 satellites, Speakon cables, stands, $475. Schalloch Sunburst conga/ bongo set c/w stands, cases like new, $275. 461-3925
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Food/Produce Pets Farm Animals Horses/Tack Farm Equipment
Barn-stored, local grass hay. $4/Bale. 683-3518, 460-7020 HAY: Good quality grass hay, $5.50/ bale. 461-5804. TREES ARE IN Fruit and ornamental, and blueberry bushes and cypress. G&G Farms, off Taylor Cutoff Rd., Sequim. 683-8809
AKC GOLDEN PUPS Pedigree of Int champion (sire). Loving babes, full of hugs and kisses, love outdoors. Stunning! Vigorous & healthy. Letâ€™s keep them local! $350. 681-3390 or 775-4582 CHOCOLATE LABS Purebred, 3 females left. $200/obo. 683-4756 DOG: 1.5 yr. old female white Lab, spayed, family pet, no time, good home only. $100. 477-1536 FREE: Chinchilla, female, comes with large cage and all supplies. 681-7070. Havanese/Lhasa/Bich on. Non-shed nonallergenic odorless puppies. 4 mo., $550, 8 wks., $850. 360-908-6707 MISC: AKC Pembroke Welsh Corgi, 1 yr. old neutered male, $450. Free turtle. 681-2486 PUPPIES: 2 wonderful male Black Lab puppies, 15 wks. old, all shots. $150 ea. 360-417-0808 PUPPIES: Registered Hunt Terriers, rough coated, super cute, 1 male, 1 female, 5 mo. old. $300 ea. 582-9006 Purebred Miniature poodle pup male, natural tail, excellent disposition, cafe au lait. 8 weeks on 12/27 crate trained and has his shots. $350. Please call 360-461-4576.
GOATS: (3) Good weed eaters. $300/obo. 457-7129. HAY: Good grass hay in barn. $3.50 per bale. 928-3539.
Craftsman dozer blade. 16â€?x48â€?, all parts with manual. $300. 360-457-6584 TRACK HOE: Excavator. Kubota KX41. $12,000/obo. 477-9591 TRACTOR: â€˜06 BX24 17 hp 4WD bucket, backhoe, 38â€? brush hog, 400 hrs. $13,900. 683-3276.
FLY TYING EQUIP. Includes manuals, vice, bobbins, hooks, threads, feathers and all, $1,000 value. Asking $600. 683-8437, leave msg. Hunt private land in Wyoming. From $1,250. 808-3370.
BOAT TAILER: EZ Loader galvanized 19â€™, good condition. $600. 460-7437. BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12â€? 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 GLASPLY: â€˜86 16â€™ Moocher. W/motors, exc. cond. $3,000. 360-461-0157
GLASTRON: â€˜08 GT 185 Bowrider $14,500. 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.
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SEMI-END DUMP â€˜85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153.
APOLLO: â€˜07 Orion 110. Exc. cond., some riding gear. $1,000. 683-8558. HARLEY DAVIDSON â€˜02 883 Hugger. 6K, like new, maroon. $4,800. 457-4020. HONDA: â€˜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
HONDA: â€˜03 150 CRF. Lots of BBR, bored to 175. $1,500. 928-9423 or 670-5282. HONDA: â€˜04 CRF50. New training wheels & kids helmet. $800. 417-9531 HONDA: â€˜85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153. HONDA: â€˜95 Z50 mini bike. Runs good. $600/obo. 681-8023. HONDAS: â€˜05 CRF100, less than 10 hrs, $1,600. â€˜05 CRF80, $1,300. 460-0647. KAWASAKI: â€˜03 KLX 400. Very clean. Low miles. $2,500/obo. 461-7210 KAWASAKI: â€˜09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973. QUAD: â€˜04 Kawasaki 700 KFX. Very good shape. $3,200/obo. 461-2056
V-STAR: â€˜08 1300 Tourer. Silver/gray with 8,000 miles, 48 mpg, nice clean bike. Asking $6,250. Call Mike, 360-683-7445 eves.
YAMAHA: â€˜05 660 Raptor. Comes with paddle tires mounted on extra wheels. New chain and sprockets, New graphics and seat cover, new batt, new clutch, pro circuit T4 muffler. $2,400. Contact Justin 461 6282.
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QUAD: â€˜06 Eton 150. Low hrs. good condition. Daughterâ€™s quad. $1,800/obo. 461-7210
CAMPER: 8â€™. $200/ obo. 683-2426.
QUAD: â€˜06 Suzuki Quad Sport Z250. Like new. $2,600 firm. 360-452-3213.
â€˜03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40â€™, 3 slides, 6 speed Allison Trans. micro/conv. oven, 3 burner cooktop, sliding shelf pantry, 2 Sony flatscreen TVs, Sony AM/FM/CD, VCR, Sat. Dome, computer/printer table, light oak interior, washer/dryer hookup, 6 kw generator, leveling system, solar battery charger, low mileage (22k), gently used, non smokers. $117,000. 360-683-3887 5TH WHEEL: â€˜04 27â€™ Jayco. Big slide, sleeps 6-8, barely used, in great shape. Priced to sell at $10,900. 461-9054. 5TH WHEEL: 24â€™ â€˜01 Jayco Quest. Excellent condition, always garaged. One sofa slide out, fridge/freezer, micro, air, tv, AM/FM, CD, all appliances in top shape, power front jacks and rear scissor leveling jacks. $7,500. Will consider selling GMC â€˜04 2500 crew cab, tow vehicle with 40K miles. 582-0709. 5TH WHEEL: â€˜89 26â€™ Alpenlite DL. With hitch, loaded. $4,000. 452-3402. 5TH WHEEL: â€˜96 30â€™ Snowbird. 1 slide, like new condition. $9,000. 452-2929.
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BOWFLEX: Treadclimber, TC1000, like new. $795. 797-7771 EXERCISE: Nordicflex Ultra Lift, this incredible workout machine comes with all the accessories including a video fitness and assembly guide and all attachments. $300/obo. 360-379-9300
5TH WHEEL: â€˜99 25â€™ Artic Fox. $10,850. This particular fifth wheel is heavily insulated and ideal for the great northwest. Rv cover included. Please call for more information. 360-732-7540 CAMPER: Hydraulic jacks, gas and electric fridge, gas range and heater. Clean. $600/obo. 477-6098. MOTOR HOME: â€˜92 37â€™ 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: â€˜93 30â€™ Monterey. Loaded, all features work, new tires and suspension, only 45K mi $8,750. 797-3636. MOTOR HOME: â€˜94 28â€™ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970 MOTOR HOME: â€˜98 30â€™ class C, Itasca Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14â€™ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, serviced, ready to roll. $18,500. 452-2148 TENT TRAILER: â€˜07 8â€™ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512 TRAILER: â€˜00 24â€™ SandPiper By Forest River. Built-in the Northwest, for the Northwest, queen bed up front, sofa & dining areas convert to bed, awning. In Sequim. $7,500. 602-615-6887
TENT TRAILER: â€˜83. $500. 461-6000.
4 Wheel Drive
FORD: â€˜88 F250 111K mi., 4x4. $3,000/obo. 808-5605 FORD: â€˜90 Bronco. Full size, â€˜351â€™ fuel injection, 33â€? tires, rims, call for details. $1,500/obo. 457-7412
350 HEADS Redone, like new. $200. 928-9659.
GMC: â€˜97 pickup 4WD Runs good, 140K mi. $3,500. 683-4401.
CANOPY: Fiberglass Snug Top, off â€˜05 Chev pickup, sandstone color, excellent short box. $650. 360-379-5406 TIRES: LT235/75/15, 6 ply, 90% tread. $300/obo. 460-0647.
GMC: â€˜97 Suburban. â€˜454â€™ 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
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CHEV: â€˜85 S10 Tahoe King Cab 4x4. Auto, P.S., TB, A/C, tilt, AM/FM. New shocks, battery, tires, 2.8 engine. Great first vehicle, dependable, clean. $3,100. 360-452-7439 CHEV: â€˜86 Suburban. Good condition. 3rd seat, extra full set wheels. Nice white paint exterior, tan interior. $2,500/ obo. 360-374-6409.
CHEV: â€˜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 â€˜02 RAM 2500 CLUB CAB LB 4X4 5.9 liter Cummins Turbo Diesel, 5 speed manual trans! Alloys, tow pkg., gooseneck hitch, trailer brake control, spray-in bedliner and rocker panels, power windows, locks and mirrors, cassette, A/C, tilt, cruise, dual front airbags, only 46K mi.! Excellent condition inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors Today! $19,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
DODGE: â€˜07 Ram 2500 quad cab 4x4, turbo diesel, 6.7L, auto, 56K. $28,000. 971-226-0002
FORD: â€˜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: â€˜08 F350 DIESEL. 4x4 crew cab, dually, 23K mi., new condition, leather interior, dual heaters and heated seats, auto, air, power rear windows, door locks, seats, mirrors, windows, tilt keyless entry, cruise, tow pkg., alloy wheels, moonroof, tinted, adjustable pedals, deluxe stereo, limited slip rear end, plus $3,000 aftermarket accesor. $38,750. 452-3200, 452-3272 FORD: â€˜87 Super Cab manual, 4x4 and Eaton rear end. $1,000. Call after 11 a.m. 457-1457.
HONDA: â€˜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. JEEP: â€˜00 Wrangler. auto, blk/blk, alloys. $8,495. 683-7420. JEEP: â€˜04 Liberty Sport 4x4 Silver, 43K well maintained, tow pkg. $11,900. 582-1214, 460-3429
JEEP: â€˜06 Liberty 4WD. Under 40,000 miles, new 10 ply tires, fully loaded. like getting a new car at a used car price! Serviced 10 miles ago, and a full tank of gas. $14,400. Contact 360-7971103 or 907-4010633 located in Sequim. TOYOTA: â€˜92 Extra cab. 125K, canopy. $4,500. 461-2056.
ALCAN CARGO TRAILER: $4,200, like new, purchased new in July. 7x7x14, slight v nose, tandem axel, 7000 lbs. gvw! side door, roof vent, spare tire and mount, tie downs, electric brakes, like new. Will deliver almost anywhere within 2 hours of Sequim. Call Kevin 907-230-4298. CHEV: â€˜07 Silverado. Crew cab, 1/2 ton, tow pkg., power, 70K, canopy, running boards, clean, well under book at $17,500. 681-0103. CHEV: â€˜38 Pickup. All original, garaged, needs rear end. $15,000. Only serious buyers please. 457-3990, 775-1139 CHEV: â€˜84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210.
CHEV: â€˜98 S-10 Extended cab pickup. 2WD, 138,400 miles, 5 speed manual, 4-cylinder. $2,300. 360-417-1635
CHEV: â€˜98 S-10 LS. Ext cab 4.3 V6. Chip Foose wheels, much more, see online ad. $4,900/obo. Call 360-452-9876
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MISC: Cub Cadet 1500 riding mower, with mulcher, $1,500. Queen size brass bed, with mattress and accessories, $600. 681-0131.
BATH CHAIR: Goes down at the press of a button, and comes up at the press of a button when youâ€™re ready to get out of the tub. $650. 360-681-0942
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CHEV: ‘91 S-10. Runs $800 461-6246
BMW: ‘94 530i. 3L, V8 5 spd. $2,950. 425-753-1666
CHEV: ‘00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $5,000. 775-1821
FORD: ‘67 Mustang. Built V8, auto, $3,600 firm. 452-6053
FORD: ‘92 Tempo. 4 cyl, auto, runs good. $1,200/obo. 457-5493
DODGE ‘02 RAM 1500 2WD SB 5.9 liter magnum V8, auto, matching canopy, alloys, tow pkg., trailer brake control, K&N filter, keyless entry with alarm, power windows, locks and mirrors, cruise, tilt, A/C, CD, dual front airbags, only 45K mi., this truck is sparkling clean inside and out! Where else can you find a new body style Dodge with under 50K miles for this price? $8,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
HONDA ‘06 ACCORD SE 2.4 liter cylinder, auto, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD changer, power windows and locks, keyless entry, side airbags, alloy wheels, only 23,000 miles, very very clean factory lease return, non-smoker. $15,495 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
FORD: 1929 Model “A”. Roadster, 10 footer. $17,500 firm. 681-5403
LINCOLN: ‘90 Towncar. Nearly $4,000 spent on car in last 2 years. $1,700. Bill at 360-582-3727
MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966
DODGE: ‘89 Custom van. Great for camping, new tranny, low mi., will trade for car in good condition or $2,500/obo. Cell 940-391-9957 FORD: ‘02 E150. Cargo van, only 33K miles, great truck. $5,900. 457-0655. FORD: ‘70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. FORD: ‘85 Clubwagon. 8 passenger, great shape, diesel. $2,800. 360-460-3162 FORD: ‘85 Clubwagon. 8 passenger, great shape, diesel. $2,800. 360-460-3162 FORD: ‘90 Aerostar. Auto, runs good. $1,950/obo. 808-4661 FORD: ‘95 F150 XLE Ext cab, 8’ 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. FORD: ‘95 F350. Service body, 145K mi., 5.8L V8, auto. $3,750. 461-1835. FORD: ‘99 Ranger. 5 speed, 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder, 120K, very good condition. In Port Townsend. $3,250. 302-0839.
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 GMC: ‘04 2500 Crew Cab 2WD. Immaculate like new inside and out, 39K miles, factory tow pkg, power extend heated mirrors, locking lmt’d slip diff, trailer brake cont, 2 tail gates (oem and alum vent 5ver), spray-in bed liner, diamond plate tool box, new tires. $16,950. 582-0709. NISSAN ‘98 FRONTIER XE KING CAB 2WD 2.4 liter, 4 cylinder, auto, alloys, bedliner, rear sliding window, A/C, cassette, dual front airbags, sparkling clean inside and out! 1 owner with no accidents! Only 85K miles! Like new! Stop by Gray Motors today! $6,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com TOYOTA: ‘98 Tacoma. 2WD, 5 speed, 124,500 miles, AM/ FM/CD, great tires, new brakes, 21 MPG, bed liner & canopy, GOOD condition. $5,050. 452-6965
BMW: ‘96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,200/ obo. 206-272-0220. BUICK: ‘99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038 CADILLAC: ‘66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327 CADILLAC: ‘91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV: ‘72 Vega GT 350 4-bolt main, 335 hp, 350 trans, B&M built, 25K since mods, ‘71 Vega wagon parts car too. $7,500/obo. 774-0915
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
LINCOLN: ‘87 Towncar Signature Series. Leather interior, power doors, windows, sunroof, low miles, grandpa car, excellent condition. $2,800. 452-9693 eves. MERCURY ‘08 SABLE PREMIER AWD, 3.5 liter, V6, auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/CD changer, power windows, locks, and seat, power moonroof, full leather, heated seats, back up sensor, alloy wheels, fog lamps, side airbags, traction control, only 32,000 miles, balance of factory 5/60 warranty, very very clean factory lease return, non-smoker,n newer new condition, beautiful car. $18,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
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SATURN ‘08 VUE XE ALL WD Economical 3.5 liter, auto, all wheel drive, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM CD power windows and locks, keyless entry, privacy glass, side airbags, alloy wheels, dual exhaust, fog lamps, only 25,000 miles, balance of factory GM 5/100 warranty. Very, very clean 1 owner corporate lease return, nonsmoker, near new condition. $16,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
SUZUKI ‘04 AERIO SX AWD WAGON Economical 2.3 liter, 4 cylinder, auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, AM/FM/ CD changer, power windows and locks, keyless entry, privacy glass, alloy wheels, fog lamps, only 50,000 miles, very clean local trade-in, non-smoker. $7,995 REID & JOHNSON MOTORS 457-9663 reidandjohnson.com
SUBARU: ‘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
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Amended Notice of Application to add points of withdrawal of existing water rights. Take Notice that Public Utility District No. 1 of Clallam County Port Angeles, Washington has filed an application to add points of withdrawal of existing water rights granted under Ground Water Permit No. 7439. The original permit granted withdrawal of 1350 gallons per minute and 187 acre-feet per year from a well located within the SE 1/4 NW 1/4 of Section 10 T. 30 N., R 5 W.W.M. for the purpose of community domestic supply. The intent of this application is to add up to four wells to the existing water system serving areas of Gales Addition and Fairview Water System. The new wells will be located within the SE 1/4 and SW 1/4 of Section 10, the SE 1/4 and SW 1/4 of Section 11, the NW 1/4 and NE 1/4 of Section 14 and the NW 1/4 and NE 1/4 of Section 15 all in T. 30 N., R. 5 W.W.M. The gpm and acre-feet will remain the same. Protests or objections to approval of this application must include a detailed statement of the basis of objections and are subject to public disclosure. Protests must be accompanied by a $50.00 fee and filed with the Dept. of Ecology, at P.O. Box 47775 Olympia, WA 98504-7775 within (30) days from January 26, 2011. Pub: January 19, 26, 2011 Makah Environmental Division Request for Proposal (RFP) Environmental Restoration Services The Makah Environmental Division is conducting environmental restoration activities on the Makah Indian Reservation. Professional services, including engineering and environmental consulting are needed to sample soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater; plan, coordinate and oversee removal of abandoned buildings, other structures, and associated petroleum-contaminated soils; and to prepare technical reports. These restoration activities are scheduled from January 2011 through December 2011. To request a copy of the complete RFP, contact Steve Pendleton of the Makah Environmental Division at (360) 645-3289 or Marge Sawyer at 645-3286. Must comply with the Makah Employment and Contracting Rights Office (MECRA) To be accepted, the proposal must be submitted, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2011 by fax at (360) 645-2863 or hand delivered to : Bobbi Jo Kallappa Administrative Services Department Makah Tribal Council 201 Resort Drive Bld 19 Neah Bay, WA 98357 Pub: Jan. 21-Feb. 1, 2011 LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Transit Service Reductions NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing of the Clallam Transit System Board will hold a public hearing to receive public input and comments on proposed service reductions during the regular meeting of the transit governing Board on Monday, February 28, 2011. The public meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Clallam Transit System, 830 West Lauridsen Boulevard, Port Angeles, Washington. The public meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Clallam Transit System, 830 West Lauridsen Boulevard, Port Angeles, Washington. The public is encouraged to attend the public meeting and hearing and provide testimony. Written comment is also being taken and will be considered as public testimony for the public hearing. All written comments are due by February 21, 2011. In preparation for this public hearing and to provide this public with some additional ability to provide testimony, Clallam Transit staff will hold a preliminary series of public meetings in February in Port Angeles, Sequim, and Forks in order to begin to receive public input and comments on the proposed transit service reductions. These public meeting will be a means for the public to provide comment to staff and the system’s Board members. Clallam Transit’s primary source of operating revenue, a locally-imposed sales tax, has been in decline, reducing the system's ability to maintain its current level of service to the Public Transportation Benefit Area (PTBA). Although transit ridership has maintained through last year’s fare increase, the increased revenue and other administrated reductions cannot make up for the budget shortfall caused by the decline in sales tax revenue. Like most of its peer agencies, CTS is faced with cutting service as a response toward helping the system realize fiscal sustainability during these challenging times. The trips in this proposed service reduction have a history of low ridership. These recommended service reductions will have an affect on our customers; however, staff identified trips which would have the least impact on the system’s overall customer base. Copies of information detailing the proposed service reduction are available prior to the public meeting and hearing at the Clallam Transit System or phone 360/452-1315.
Clallam Transit System complies with all federal requirements under Title VI which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, and sex. Terry G. Weed General Manager Pub: Jan. 26, 2011
MAZDA: ‘94 Miata. Red, 5 speed, 99K, runs good. $4,100. 360-437-0428.
SUZUKI ‘05 FORENZA S WAGON 2.0 liter D-Tec 4 cylinder, auto, power windows, locks and mirrors, CD/cassette, steering wheel controls, A/C, tilt, dual front airbags, KBB value of $6,890! 27 MPG Highway! Clean inside and out! Stop by Gray Motors today! $5,995 GRAY MOTORS 457-4901 graymotors.com
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations provided upon request. Please contact Clallam Transit System at 830 West Lauridsen Boulevard, Port Angeles, or phone 360/452-1315 or 1/800-858-3747 by February 18, 2011. The public meeting site is accessible to the physically disabled. FORD: ‘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.
MAZDA: ‘08 Miata GT. Black/tan, 6 sp, 8,800 mi., like new. $18,900. 452-5387.
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MERCURY: ‘00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,000/ obo. 360-460-0385.
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MERCURY: ‘07 Mountaineer. AWD, 4L V6, loaded, 7 passenger, tow pkg., excellent condition, 53K, $21,000+ KBB. $18,000. 530-4120854 or 683-4062. MERCURY: ‘91 Pacer. 140K mi., runs, looks good. $795. 681-8828 www.peninsula dailynews.com
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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR CLALLAM COUNTY In re the Estate of Laurie Ann Jackson, Deceased. NO. 11-4-00018-4 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The administrator named below has been appointed as administrator of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the administrator or the administrator's attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the administrator served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent's probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: January 26, 2011 Administrator: Derek Thompson Attorney for Administrator: Gary R. Colley, WSBA #721 Address for mailing or service: PLATT IRWIN LAW FIRM 403 S. Peabody, Port Angeles, WA 98362 (360) 457-3327 Court of Probate Proceedings: Clallam County Superior Court Probate Cause Number: 11-4-00018-4 Pub: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 2011
SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE (RCW 61.24.040) I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned successor trustee will, on the 4TH day of February, 2011 (hereinafter "the sale date"), at the hour of 10:00 a.m., at the main entrance of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. 4th Street, Port Angeles, WA, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property situated in Clallam County, Washington, to-wit: Lot 2 of Solleder Short Plat recorded on August 13, 1985 in Volume 15 of Short Plats, Page 55, under Auditor’s File No. 569487, being a portion of Block 10 of Pennsylvania Park Addition and of Government Lot 2 and of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 30 North, Range 6 West, W.M., Clallam County, Washington Tax Parcel Numbers(s): 063008 589070 Situate in Clallam County, State of Washington. Property address: 4106 Fairmont Ave., Port Angeles WA 98362 which is subject to that certain deed of trust (hereinafter “the deed of trust”) dated September 2, 2009, and recorded on September 9, 2009, under Auditor's File No. 2009 1242583, records of Clallam County, Washington, from Shelley K. Conlow, as grantor, to Clallam Title Company, as trustee, to secure an obliga¬tion in favor of Bryan O'Leary, as beneficiary. The beneficiary has elected to replace the original trustee and has appointed W. Jeff Davis as successor trustee. 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 borrowers’ or grantors’ default on the obligation secured by said deed of trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made are as follows: Listed below are the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the beneficiary of the deed of trust. Opposite each such listed default is a brief description of the action necessary to cure the default and a description of the documentation necessary to show that the default has been cured. Description of Action Required to Cure and Documentation Necessary to Show Cure You have failed to keep the property in good condition and repair; and have allowed or permitted waste of the property, as well as to fail to comply with all laws, ordinances, regulations, covenants, conditions and restrictions on the property. You have failed to maintain the yard; you have allowed junk vehicles to remain on the property. Rain gutters have no spouts; moss has damaged the roof; the interior walls have been damaged; there is no flooring throughout the house; the electrical service has been turned off allowing for mold and other damage; animal feces remains throughout the interior of the home. The main home and out buildings are full of garbage and junk that should be removed and/or disposed of. You have failed to prepare the property for sale or rental, in violation of your agreement with the beneficiary. The property has remained in a deteriorating state for over a year. Your failure to maintain the property is jeopardizing the loan with the first lien holder.
Cure Clean up the yard and regularly maintain the grass, flower beds and other outside areas. Fix the roof and gutters. Remove the junk vehicle. Remove and/or dispose of the property in the house. Rid the house of all animal feces. Repair the flooring and walls in the house. Paint the interior and exterior of the house and out buildings. Reinstate power and water service to the property. Bring the home up to county standards for residential housing. After you cure the above defaults the house must be put up for sale or lease. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the deed of trust is: Principal of $ 13,077.61 together with interest as provided in the note in the amount of $523.41 through September 30, 2010 which accrues thereafter at the rate of $4.30 per day, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by said deed of trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on the 4th day of February, 2011. The defaults referred to in paragraph III above must be cured by January 24, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before the 24th day of January, 2011 the defaults as set forth in Paragraph III are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after January 24, 2011 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale date, by the borrower, grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the deed of trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or deed of trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the beneficiary or trustee to the borrower or grantor or the grantor's successor in interest at the following address: Shelley K. Conlow 1011 W. 10th St. Port Angeles, WA 98362
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by both first class and certified mail on August 10, 2010, proof of which is in possession of the Trustee. VII. The trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. W. Jeff Davis P.O. Box 510 Sequim, WA 98382 (360) 683.1129 VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the grantor and all those who hold by, through, or under the grantor of all their interest in the 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 in¬validating 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 and tenants. After the 20th day following the sale, the purchaser has the right to evict occupants and tenants by summary proceedings under the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. DATED this 3rd day of January, 2011. W. Jeff Davis, Successor Trustee PO Box 510 Sequim, WA 98382 (360) 683.1129 Pub: Jan. 5, 26, 2011
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
NASH: ‘50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $3,995 or make offer. 681-0717
SUBARU: ‘95 Impreza XL. 4WD, 2 dr coupe. $2,600. 452-6014.
TOYOTA: ‘91 Camry. Great condition, $1,800. 452-4034.
TOYOTA: ‘05 Prius. 50 mpg, low miles. $14,200. 452-8287.
VW: ‘71 Camper. Good cond. $2,500. 360-820-0339
PORSCHE: ‘72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965.
VW: ‘00 New Beetle. 1.8 liter turbo, only 25K mi. on factory purchased motor. Sunroof, ABS, loaded. $4,200.385-2318
WANTED: Veteran and wife, both disabled, seeking donation of car, truck, van, fixer ok. God Bless. 683-1250.
NISSAN: ‘97 200sx. $2,500. 457-3636.
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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TO: PHILLIP R. SPRAGUE and PAMELA A. SPRAGUE: I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will on the 4th day of February, 2011, at the hour of 9:30 o'clock a.m., at the main entrance of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 East 4th Street, City of Port Angeles, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of Clallam, State of Washington, to-wit: ASSESSOR’S TAX PARCEL 132808-420275-0000 (650 BROWER STREET) PARCEL A: THE NORTH 376 FEET OF THE SOUTH 470 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 28 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON; EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE EAST 498 FEET. PARCEL B: AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY PURPOSES OVER, UNDER AND ACROSS THE WEST 60 FEET OF THE EAST 528 FEET OF THE SOUTH 470 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER AND THAT PART OF THE WEST 60 FEET OF THE EAST 528 FEET OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 28 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W.M., CLALLAM COUNTY, WASHINGTON, LYING NORTHERLY OF COUNTY ROAD KNOWN AS BOGACHIEL WAY. the postal address of which is more commonly known as: 650 Brower Street, Forks, Washington which is secured by a Deed of Trust recorded under Auditor's/Recorder's No. 2006-1192559, records of Clallam County, Washington, the beneficial interest of which is now held by ACQUIRED CAPITAL I, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, pursuant to the instruments recorded on July 26, 2010, under Auditor File Nos. 2010-1254458 and 2010-1254459. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the deed of trust or the Beneficiary's successor is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any court by reason of the Borrower's or Grantor's default on the obligation secured by the deed of trust. III. The defaults for which this foreclosure is made are as follows: Failure to make payments for September, 2009 through July, 2010, due and owing on the December 5, 2006, Promissory Note in the original amount of $289,000.00. The current balance owing is calculated as follows: CURRENTLY DUE TO REINSTATE ON 09/01/2010 a. Billed Interest from 9/1/09 through 7/19/2010 $16,670.95 b. Accrued Interest through 7/19/10 $549.01 c. Accrued Interest from 7/20/10 $2,196.04 d. Future Interest $399.28 TOTAL AMOUNT IN ARREARS $19,815.28 OTHER CHARGES, COSTS AND FEES: In addition to the amounts in arrears specified above, you are or may be obligated to pay the following charges, costs and fees to reinstate the deed of trust if reinstatement is made before recording of the Notice of Trustee's Sale: a. Cost of title report for foreclosure $ 859.61 b. Service or posting Notice of Default 50.00 c. Postage 50.00 d. Attorney fee (estimated) 750.00 e. Inspection fee 0.00 TOTAL OTHER CHARGES, COSTS & FEES: $1,709.61 In addition to the amounts in arrears specified above AND below, you are obligated to pay the following charges, costs and fees to reinstate the deed of trust if reinstatement is made before recording of the Notice of Trustee's Sale: PAY ALL UNPAID REAL PROPERTY TAXES DUE TO THE COUNTY TREASURER WHICH ARE DUE IN AN AMOUNT NOT LESS THAN $6,762.06. TOTAL CURRENT ESTIMATED REINSTATEMENT AMOUNT: $26,090.91 THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT THAT WILL BE DUE TO REINSTATE ON JANUARY 24, 2011 (11 DAYS BEFORE THE SALE DATE). ESTIMATED AMOUNT THAT WILL BE DUE TO REINSTATE ON 01/24/2011 (11 DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SALE) Billed Interest from 9/1/09 through 7/19/2010 $16,670.95 Accrued Interest through 7/19/10 $549.01 Accrued Interest from 7/20/10 $9,432.99 Future Interest $399.28 Title Report $859.61 Service and Posting $100.00 Postage $100.00 Attorney Fee $1,500.00 est Advances paid by Beneficiary $0 Taxes Paid by Beneficiary $0 Insurance Paid by Beneficiary $0 Publication $750.00 Other Fees $0 TOTAL: $30,361.84 TOTAL ESTIMATED REINSTATEMENT AMOUNT AS OF JANUARY 24, 2011 (11 DAYS BEFORE THE SALE DATE): $30,361.84 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the deed of trust is: Principal of $289,000.00 together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the deed of trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on the 4th day of February, 2011. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by the 24th day of January, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before the 24th day of January, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after the 24th day of January, 2011 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, and any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the deed of trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or deed of trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): Name Address Philip R. Sprague 650 Brower Street Forks, WA 98331-9009 Pamela A. Sprague 650 Brower Street Forks, WA 98331-9009 Occupant(s) 650 Brower Street Forks, WA 98331-9009 Philip R. Sprague 7025 NE 182nd St Apt 101 Kenmore, WA 98028-2749 Pamela A. Sprague 7025 NE 182nd St Apt 101 Kenmore, WA 98028-2749 Philip R. Sprague 7821 Bear Dr Spc 46 Missoula, MT 59802-8775 Pamela A. Sprague 7821 Bear Dr Spc 46 Missoula, MT 59802-8775 Philip R. Sprague 50 Looping Road Ronald, WA 98940 Pamela A. Sprague 50 Looping Road Ronald, WA 98940 David L. Metcalf 14515 54th Ave SE Everett, WA 98208-8962 American Meter & Appliance, Inc.1001 Westlake Ave N Seattle, WA 98109-3525 by both first class and certified mail on the 27th day of July, 2010, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee, and said written notice of default was posted on the 2nd day of August, 2010, in a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Successor Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the abovedescribed property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this 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. Service of process of any lawsuit or legal action maybe made on the Trustee, whose address is 221 N. Wall St., Suite 224, Old City Hall Bldg., Spokane, WA 99201. 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 by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. XI. NOTICE TO GUARANTORS OF A COMMERCIAL LOAN Pursuant to RCW 61.24.042, notice is hereby given to the Guarantors of a commercial loan that (1) the Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the trustee's sale is less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) the Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the Grantor in order to avoid the trustee's sale; (3) the Guarantor will have no right to redeem the property after the trustee's sale; (4) subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 RCW, any action brought to enforce a guarantee must be commenced within one year after the trustee's sale, or the last trustee's sale under any deed of trust granted to secure the same debt; and (5) in any action for a deficiency, the Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the date of the trustee's sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the trustee's sale, plus interest and costs. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DATED this 30 day of August, 2010. ROBERT R. ROWLEY, P.S., Successor Trustee By: ROBERT R. ROWLEY, President 221 N. Wall Street, Suite 224 Spokane, Washington 99201 (509) 252-5074 Pub: Jan. 5, 26, 2010
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11:42 a.m. 11:36 p.m. 12:44 a.m. 2:36 p.m. 1:58 a.m. 3:50 p.m. 1:51 a.m. 3:43 p.m.
0.9’ 2.3’ 3.3’ 0.5’ 4.3’ 0.7’ 4.0’ 0.7’
5:53 a.m. 7:05 p.m. 7:40 a.m. 11:46 p.m. 9:25 a.m. ----8:46 a.m. -----
12:48 p.m. ----1:45 a.m. 3:39 p.m. 2:59 a.m. 4:53 p.m. 2:52 a.m. 4:46 p.m.
6:55 a.m. 8:29 p.m. 8:25 a.m. ----1:31 a.m. 10:10 a.m. 12:52 a.m. 9:31 a.m.
12:40 a.m. 1:56 p.m. 3:05 a.m. 4:39 p.m. 4:19 a.m. 5:53 p.m. 4:12 a.m. 5:46 p.m.
8.5’ 6.0’ 7.6’ 6.0’ 9.2’ --8.6’ ---
0.8’ --4.4’ 0.1’ 5.7’ 0.1’ 5.4’ 0.1’
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8.3’ 6.0’ 7.4’ --7.2’ 8.9’ 6.8’ 8.4’
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Scrabble Club — All levels welcome. Improve your game. Bring your board, vocabulary. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Water Street Creperie, 1046 Water St. Phone 360-531-2049.
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Atlanta 48/27 El Paso 55/27
New York 37/28
Kansas City 32/14
Los Angeles 78/52
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Jefferson County Water District No. 1 — Meets at 7 p.m. 141 W. Alder St., Port Ludlow.
East Jefferson County Senior Co-ed Softball — H.J. Carroll Park, 1000 Rhody Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to noon. Open to men 50 and older and women 45 and older. Phone 360-437-5053 or 360-437-2672 or 360-379-5443.
24th annual Winter Wanderlust Series — “China’s Yellow River: Seeking the Origins Puget Sound Coast Artilof Chinese Culture.” 7:30 p.m. Joseph Wheeler Theatre, Fort lery Museum — See entry Worden State Park. Admission under Today. by donation: $7 suggested, $1 Rotary Club of East Jefstudents. ferson County — 11:45 a.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 Thursday West Valley Road. Speaker: Scott Wilson, Higher Education JeffCom 9-1-1 administra- Initiatives in Jefferson County. tive board — Port Ludlow Fire Phone Ray Serebrin at Hall, 7650 Oak Bay Road, Port 360-385-6544 or visit www.cluLudlow, 8:30 a.m. Phone Kathy b r u n n e r. c a / Po r t a l / H o m e . Young at 360-385-3831, ext. aspx?cid=705. 588, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jeffcom911.org. Northwest Maritime Center tour — See entry under Port Townsend Aero today. Museum — See entry under Today. Adventures in Film — Patricia van Ryker : Presents Chimacum TOPS 1393 — “Twenty-Five Hundred and Evergreen Coho Resort Club One.” Port Townsend Library, House, 2481 Anderson Lake 1220 Lawrence St. 7 p.m. Road, Chimacum, 9 a.m. Visi- Free.
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Chess — Dennis McGuire, Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn to play or improve skills. Open to all ages. Phone 360-385-3181.
Sunset today ................... 5:04 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 7:49 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 1:15 a.m. Moonset today ............... 10:45 a.m.
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Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 47 40 trace 1.50 Forks 47 41 0.18 18.38 Seattle 49 45 0.05 4.61 Sequim 49 45 0.01 1.76 Hoquiam 49 45 0.01 10.54 Victoria 48 37 trace 5.56 P. Townsend* 48 45 0.14 2.35 *Data from www.ptguide.com Monday
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Better than the original An evolving baked bean By Jean Kressy
baked beans with maple syrup and bear fat. In what might have been A couple of times a year, I the country’s first bit of culitake my bean pot from the nary tinkering, the Massatop of the cabinet, give it a chusetts Colonists made a good scrub and make baked few changes to the recipe, beans. using molasses instead of The recipe I use is simimaple syrup and salt pork lar to the one in Fannie instead of bear. Farmer’s Boston CookingMasters in the art of leftSchool Cook Book (1896) overs, they baked beans on and every other classic New Saturday, often in the oven England cookbook. at a local tavern where It’s ridiculously simple — everyone else baked their only six ingredients includbeans, and ate them for suping the beans, and I per. wouldn’t think of tampering On Sunday, when cookwith it. ing was not permitted for I’d always assumed the religious reasons, they ate recipe was similar to the one beans with brown bread and supposedly baked by the crab cakes. Penobscot and Iroquois IndiAnd my guess is that if ans and shared with the Pil- there were any left at the grims, so you can imagine end of the day, they polished how surprised I was when I them off before they went to read that Native Americans bed. Relish Magazine
Boston Baked Beans Serves 8 1 pound dried navy beans 2 medium onions, vertically sliced 1⁄2 cup molasses 1 tablespoon brown sugar 4 teaspoons brown mustard 1⁄2 pound salt pork or country ham
There are only six ingredients in Boston Baked Beans.
Place beans in a large bowl and add enough cold water to cover by about 1 inch. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The next day, drain and rinse beans. Place in a large pot and cover with 2 quarts cold water. Cover and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 to 45 minutes or until
shells crack. Drain, reserving cooking water. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Place onions in bottom of a 21⁄2-quart bean pot or casserole dish and add beans. In a large bowl, combine molasses, sugar, mustard and about 11⁄2 cups cooking water and pour over beans. Add more cooking water if needed to cover beans. Place salt pork on top and tuck in slightly. Cover and bake 7 to 8 hours. Check occasionally and add more of the reserved bean cooking water as necessary to keep beans covered.
Fast, hearty, easy lasagna Polenta gives dish extra flavor and a nearly ‘no-cook’ meal By J.M. Hirsch
and whatever else motivates you, and pop it in the oven. For most people, the Because polenta comes only time lasagna lands on in a variety of flavors, it the weeknight table is also is an effortless way to when they prepare it ahead add extra flavor to the during the weekend. Or dish. when it comes out of a box. Even the no-boil noodles Pretty basic recipe usually are too much trouI kept this recipe pretty ble for Monday-throughbasic. The sauce is just Friday cooking. That’s why jarred pasta sauce doctored I like to use prepared with chopped Italian-style polenta (the sort sold in chicken sausage. But you shelf-stable tubes). Using could easily add whatever polenta instead of noodles you like, as well as add not only is faster and easadditional layers of vegetaier, it also produces a bles, including thinly sliced heartier meal. onions, peppers, mushOnly needs heating rooms, even roasted slices of eggplant. Because the polenta is Just be aware that the already cooked and only more you add and the needs heating, all you have to do to assemble the lasa- deeper you make the lasagna, the longer it will take gna is slice the polenta, to cook. layer it with cheese, sauce The Associated Press
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Quick Polenta Lasagna is faster, easier and even heartier than it’s noodle-based cousin.
Quick Polenta Lasanga Makes 6 servings 2 18-ounce tubes prepared polenta 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese, divided 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 egg 1½ cups jarred pasta sauce 6 ounces Italian-style cooked chicken sausages, finely chopped
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
_________ Heat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. Slice each tube of polenta into 9 rounds. Arrange 9 rounds in a single layer over the bottom of the pan. Set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta
cheese, 1 cup mozzarella, garlic powder, pepper and egg. Spread the mixture in an even layer over the polenta. In a small bowl, mix together the pasta sauce and chopped sausage. Spread half of the mixture over the cheese. Arrange the remaining 9 rounds of polenta in a single layer over the sauce, then top with the remaining sauce.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella over the sauce. Spray a sheet of foil with cooking spray, then use it to cover the lasagna and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 15 minutes, or until the cheese is lightly browned. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
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Equestrian championships run in the family WHEN you think of the odds — nearly 1,800 of the nation’s top paint horses and exhibitors competing in 161 classes — it’s impressive to learn horses from Crescent High School graduate Brandi Swift’s breeding program were honored with an American Paint Horse Association World Championship, two Reserve World Championships and a third place at this year’s World Championship Show. Wow! Brandi’s stallion is Barlnk Macho Man Two, 15-time World and Reserve World Champion APHA/AQHA (for the American paint and quarter horse associations). To date, his offspring have collected more than 15 world titles in addition to many buckles, points and awards. Find out more via her website, www.swiftperformancehorses. com.
has no nutritional value. It Griffiths is dormant. Apparently, the person caring for the horses didn’t realize the need to feed hay during the winter. And not just any hay — there’s a lot of cheap hay for sale during the spring and summer that offers very little value nutritionally. Plus, horses need more hay (not grain) during the winter to fuel their metabolism, which, in turn, provides more energy to combat the cold. The horses eagerly stepped inside my trailer to the waiting bags of grass hay. Now I had time to stop by Z’s house on the way back for a Rescue quick hello. Snowfall was looming on a “Please, please take me with recent Friday night when my you,” she pleaded. phone rang. Her husband was there to The caller asked if I could take care of the kids; she had help her haul a couple of horses cabin fever and desired a break living on the West End out of a from the mundane. bad living situation. Z jumped in, and away we I agreed. went, chatting and laughing At noon the next day, I away — until we got partway hitched up the horse trailer, let around Lake Crescent where two of my eagerly awaiting dogs Olympic National Park rangers jump in the back seat and in a car were monitoring passing watched my always-up-for-adven- vehicles. ture mom get in the passenger They started following me. seat of my truck. The lights came on as I I’d renewed the registration approached the only eastbound on the trailer in November but turnout large enough for my hadn’t yet placed the tag on the truck and trailer. plate because it was backed I stopped and got out to talk against a stack of firewood. with the officer. Haphazardly, I stuffed the I didn’t get five steps before registration and tag in my the two female officers each pocket. placed a hand on their holster The roads were slick and icy and ordered me back in the as I drove slowly from Sequim to truck. the West End, past the snow-covInstinctively, I put my hands ered ground at my friend Zorina up and obeyed. OK, I forgot. “Z” Barker’s house in Sol Duc For safety reasons, when an Valley. officer pulls over your vehicle, I didn’t stop because I had someone waiting to help load the everyone is supposed to stay inside and wait for an officer to horses. Arriving at the West End pas- draw near on the passenger side. When the officer approached ture, I saw the horses looked pitimy mother’s window, she began ful and were in need of a good rapidly recounting how we’d just meal. Sure, those horses had several rescued a couple of starving horses and were in the process of acres with grass to graze on. taking them to a new home. Yet, take note: Winter grass
Congratulations to former Clallam County 4-H member Brandi Swift, upper left, for the championships at the American Paint Horse Association’s World Championship Show in Fort Worth, Texas. She is with SP Sugar Free Sweet, husband Jacob and children Carson, Cody and Shelby. “That’s nice,” the officer said. “Are you aware the registration tab on your horse trailer has expired?” I gave her the registration out of my pocket. She took it and my license and went back to her vehicle, where her partner was busy on the radio. She came back and handed me a ticket because my truck registration had expired. “You’re giving me a ticket for late registration on my truck?” I asked in disbelief. “Couldn’t you just give me a warning?” Her left eyebrow cocked dubi-
ously. “Since May?” I got a $177 ticket. And then we drove on.
■ Sunday, Feb. 13, 9 a.m. Baker Stable schooling show, 164 Four Winds Road, Port Angeles; phone 360-457-6039. Events ■ Saturday, March 5, 11 a.m. Junior Rodeo royalty tryouts at ■ Today, 6:30 p.m. Olympic Baker Stable. Phone Teresa BalPeninsula Arabian club meeting and potluck at Renee Holt’s home lou at 360-928-9691. in Poulsbo, 22422 Serenity Lane. ________ Phone 360-779-6321; e-mail Karen Griffiths’ column, Peninsula firstname.lastname@example.org. Horseplay, appears every other Wednes■ Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Win- day. ning Ways workshop for 4-H If you have a horse event, clinic or semmembers with instructor Paula inar you would like listed, please e-mail Stingle at Chimacum Creek Griffiths at email@example.com at least two Farms, 611 Ole Torkelson Road weeks in advance. You can also write Grifin Chimacum; phone 360-710fiths at PDN, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. 5812.
Briefly . . . School seeks student nominations
$10 per child or $25 per family. All proceeds go toward the teen group’s April mission trip to Mezquital, Mexico. Parents should provide a copy of a child’s shot records and emergency contact information. Drop the kids off Calvary Chapel is SEQUIM — Calvary located at 91 S. Boyce Chapel Sequim Teen Group Road. will hold “Date Night for For more information, You/Fun Night for Them” phone Christine Springer baby-sitting fundraisers at 360-582-7170 or e-mail from 5 p.m. to midnight CCS.MexicoMission@gmail. this Friday and Friday, com. Feb. 25, and March 25. While parents enjoy a Conservation tour night out on the town, members of the teen group PORT ANGELES — will host kids for the eveNorth Olympic Land Trust ning. will hold its first monthly The night includes dinconservation tour Saturday. ner, arts and crafts, games The group will visit and story time. Dungeness Valley CreamProfessionally prepared ery, which the North OlymElk group meets adults with CPR and first- pic Land Trust holds as a aid training will also be PORT ANGELES — conservation easement. supervising the children The Rocky Mountain Elk Creamery owner Jeff and events. Foundation will host a Brown will give a short Suggested donation is planning meeting for its tour of the farm and the group will then take a short hike along the DunKevin Tracy geness River dike to Financial Planner - FSC Securities Corporation another conservation ease1 105 ⁄2 East First Street, Suite A ment property owned by Port Angeles, WA 98362 the state Department of (360) 452-9080 Fish and Wildlife to learn
These students may demonstrate exceptionally high intellectual ability, memory, creativity, curiosity and leadership ability. The identification procedures used by the Sequim SEQUIM — The School District have been Sequim School District is developed to conform to accepting nominations for state guidelines, which are students in grades three used by other Washington through seven who may school districts. qualify as candidates for Nominations are due “highly capable” services. Feb. 7. Nomination forms are Students currently available at www.sequim. being provided highly capak12.wa.us or at each school ble services will continue to building. receive services and need Highly capable students, not be nominated again. also known as gifted stuFor more information on dents, perform or show the services in the Sequim potential for performing at School District, phone Triremarkably high levels of cia Billes, Highly Capable accomplishment when comProgram Coordinator, at pared with others at their 360-582-5500 or e-mail age, experience or firstname.lastname@example.org. ment.
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play — except the cast. The team holds an open audition and casts 50 to 60 local students to perform in the production. The show is rehearsed throughout the week, and two public performances are presented. All shows are original adaptations of classic children’s stories and fairy tales, with some twists. OPEPO stands for OPtional Education PrOgram, which is conducted in the Port Townsend School District.
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PORT TOWNSEND — The Missoula Children’s Theatre and OPEPO School will present “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast: A Sagebrush Fairy Tale” at the Port Townsend High School auditorium, 1500 Van Ness St. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation. The Missoula Children’s Theatre travels to towns with a set, lights, costumes, props and makeup, everything it takes to put on a
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about restoration work in that area. Along the way, a talk about the dike setback project will be given by Hannah Merrill, an associate planner from Clallam County. Participants will meet at Dungeness Creamery, 1915 Towne Road, at 10 a.m. To RSVP, phone Lorrie Campbell, stewardship manager for North Olympic Land Trust, at 360-4171815, ext. 4, or e-mail email@example.com.
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PORT ANGELES — Lisa Meyer, assistant vice president and manager of the Port Angeles branch of US Bank, will present tips and techniques Saturday for reducing one’s risk of becoming a victim of identity theft, bank card fraud, phishing/skimming and cyber crime. The discussion will be held at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 11 a.m. Identity theft, check fraud and Internet and e-mail scams are among the fastest-growing crimes in the U.S. today. The FBI estimates that 500,000 to 700,000 Americans are victimized by identity theft each year. Meyer’s presentation teaches how to protect oneself in order to prevent crime before it occurs. It will be followed by a question-and-answer period. This program is co-sponsored by the Port Angeles Friends of the Library and US Bank. It is free, and preregistration is not required. For more information, e-mail PAprograms@nols. org, phone librarian Beth Witters at 360-417-8500 or visit www.nols.org. Peninsula Daily News
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PORT TOWNSEND — Conservation Futures, Jefferson County’s local open space grant program, is seeking applicants for open space projects. Open spaces include wildlife habitat, farms, timberlands and cultural sites. Conservation Futures provides permanent protection of key properties through purchase of conservation easements, development rights or land purchase. The program is supported by the Conservation Futures Levy of 3.7 cents per thousand dollars of property valuation. Each year, the Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee solicits applications for new projects. After applications are rated, the committee provides funding recommendations to the board of county commissioners. Conservation Futures grant requests may be for any amount up to the level of funds available. This year, a total of approximately $75,000 is available to new projects of which up to $31,000 may be used for operations and maintenance activities. A minimum one-to-one matching contribution is required.
Completed applications must be received by Jefferson County Environmental Health by Tuesday, March 1. Examples of past efforts include the Chimacum Creek Estuary, which in June 2003 protected 16 acres of wildlife habitat near the mouth of the creek. In 2004, 2006 and 2009, Conservation Futures funds were used to purchase parcels within the Quimper Wildlife Corridor in Port Townsend. These properties provide important wildlife habitat, stormwater storage and filtration, as well as opportunities for walking, bicycling and horseback riding. In 2008, an easement was purchased on Finnriver Farm to protect agricultural and conservation values in perpetuity. One of four farms protected to date using Conservation Futures funds, Finnriver is especially known for its production of blueberries and cider. Environmental Health staff can provide application materials, answer questions and help identify potential project sponsors. For more information, visit www.co.jefferson.wa. us/commissioners and click on “Conservation Futures Program and Committee” or phone Tami Pokorny at 360-379-4498.
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Elwha River Casino Players Club host Oscar Saluskin, left, hands some of the 735 pounds of food collected during a recent food drive sponsored by the casino to Port Angeles Food Bank Director Josie Gilbeck.
Briefly . . . 4-H members donate to PA youth shelter
be held in the Sequim High School cafeteria, 601 N. Sequim Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Band and flag team members are getting ready to travel to the Heritage Festival in Anaheim, Calif., in March. While in Anaheim, the bands will compete with other jazz and concert bands from around the country. They will also participate in the Disneyland parade down Main Street.
PORT ANGELES — Members of Silver Spurs 4-H club gathered blankets, clothing and nonperishable food items for donation to Port Angeles’ The Answer For Youth shelter. The club has donated items to local food banks and shelters every year. After hearing about the The Answer For Youth program, the kids decided to help out those closer to their own age.
Square dance set PORT TOWNSEND — Ragged Mountain will perform Southern-style fiddle tunes and Charmaine Slavin will call squares at the Fifth Saturday Square Dance at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. The dance will run from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 16 and younger. For more information, phone David Thielk at 360-
Participants in the Silver Spurs 4-H project for The Answer For Youth shelter include, front row from left, Chyenne Bellamy, Sierra Steffan and Marissa Wilson, and, back row, Shianna Dankert, Keely Gustin, Blayke Hartman, Amanda Andrew and Stephanie Lindquist.
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NORDLAND — A “Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Ball” will be held at the Fort Flagler State Park Theater from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. Cost is $10 per couple, $2 for each additional daughter. The price includes a photo. The event is sponsored by Friends of Fort Flagler and the Chimacum PTSA. It is open to all ages. Volunteers are needed to help with the event. For more information, phone 360-385-3701. Peninsula Daily News
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PORT TOWNSEND — Make a date with your dog to enjoy an evening of stories and treats at PT Short Tails at Mountain View Commons, 1925 Blaine St., at 7 p.m. Saturday. Inspired by Key City Public Theatre’s PT Shorts program, this pet-friendly literary event is a fundraiser for Olympic Mountain Pet Pals, a Jefferson County animal welfare group. “The evening is all about pets,” said Pet Pals President Pam Kolacy. Local actors Consuelo Aduviso, Lawrason Driscoll, Sheila Khalov, Catherine McNabb, Zach Nesmith and Don White will read stories about dogs and cats. Homemade cookies for both pets and people will be served, and attendees will have a chance to buy petthemed merchandise with designs from local artists Max Grover, Ranie Keithahn and Richard Jesse Watson— all produced especially for Pet Pals. Suggested donation is $10 per person. Kolacy emphasizes that any dogs who attend must be well-mannered when meeting other dogs and should be comfortable sit-
County Fair Royalty will that the Clallam County hold a pet food drive for Fair Royalty candidates the Olympic Peninsula and reigning royalty will Humane Society and area be sponsoring this year. food banks Saturday. For more information, Pet food drive Candidates for the 2011 phone Christine Paulsen, SEQUIM — Clallam court will collect donations Clallam County Fair royof pet food and supplies at alty chair, at 360-461-1866. the Sequim Safeway, 680 Washington St., from Rummage sale set 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. SEQUIM — Sequim Any brand of pet food or High School Band Boosters supplies will be accepted. The Olympic Peninsula are sponsoring a rummage Humane Society is in need sale to benefit the Sequim ting quietly on a leash in a of cat/kitten food and nonHigh School Marching fairly confined area. Band and Flag Team on clumping cat litter. Olympic Mountain Pet This is the first of many Saturday. Pals provides funds for community service events The rummage sale will spay/neuter of pets in lowincome families and for home of the hand tossed pizza humane management of feral cat populations. The group also funds emergency medical care for 3 topping pets when families can’t afford it. 385-3308 or visit www. ptcommunitydance. blogspot.com.
PORT TOWNSEND — Author and chaplain the Rev. Craig Rennebohm will speak Sunday about his decades-long mission of helping chronically homeless people who live on the streets of Seattle. He will speak during worship service at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., at 9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., and again at a free author’s reception and remarks event at 2 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Rennebohm is the winner of the first Tipper Gore Award and a consultant with organizations nationwide in establishing mental health ministries. For more information, phone 360-379-0609.
roadways and illegal dumpsites. From Dec. 27 to 31 and Jan. 3 to 6, crews removed 5,340 pounds of litter from illegal dumpsites along Cooper Ranch, Mount Angeles, Elwha River and Deer Park roads and U.S. Forest Service roads 3116, 3006 and 2932. Among the items removed were an auto transmission, car parts, four couches, 27 tires, a washing machine, classiccar trim pieces, a chest freezer, riding lawn mower, weight bench, cloth and kids’ toys. Crews also added 745 feet of trail to the Olympic Discovery Trail during the two time periods.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Peninsula Daily News
‘King’s Speech’ gets 12 Oscar nominations By David Germain
The Associated Press
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Queen Elizabeth II’s dad, Albert — the gentle, stammering Duke of York — never was meant to be king. And from Hollywood’s early honors this season, a drama based on his life never seemed destined as heir-apparent at the Academy Awards. Yet “The King’s Speech” took a step closer to the best-picture crown Tuesday, leading the Oscars with 12 nominations and gaining momentum against the online chronicle “The Social Network,” which had previously ruled the awards season. Hollywood’s top prize Feb. 27 now seems like a two-picture duel between stories about a monarch who lives in terror of a 1930s tool of mass communication — the radio microphone — and a college kid who helped define the Internet era by inventing Facebook.
Best picture Also nominated for best picture are the Western “True Grit,” second with 10 total nominations; the psychosexual thriller “Black Swan”; the boxing drama “The Fighter”; the sci-fi blockbuster “Inception”; the lesbian-family tale “The Kids Are All Right”; the survival story “127 Hours”; the animated smash “Toy Story 3”; and the Ozarks crime thriller “Winter’s Bone.” “The King’s Speech” is a pageant in the truest Oscar sense, with pomp, ceremony and history like past bestpicture winners “The Last Emperor,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “A Man for All Seasons” and “Shakespeare in Love.” It’s also an intimate, personal tale of love and kinship as royal Albert (bestactor front-runner Colin Firth) is buoyed by the devotion of his wife (supporting-actress nominee
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Guy Pearce portrays King Edward VIII in a scene from “The King’s Speech.” Helena Bonham Carter) and makes an unlikely friend out of a commoner, his wily speech therapist (supporting-actor contender Geoffrey Rush). “It’s a very, very human story. After all, how many of us are so blessed that we go through life without having to overcome some kind of personal obstacle?” said “The King’s Speech” writer David Seidler, who grew up with a stammer himself and earned a nomination for original screenplay.
‘Very human story’ Seidler said young people who were reluctant to see a historical film “end up absolutely loving it and wanting to see it again because they understand the emotions of being teased, being bullied, being marginalized, and they really understand the power of a supportive friendship.” Meantime, “The Social Network” seems like a film completely in the here and now as Harvard computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (best-actor nominee Jesse Eisenberg) reinvents the art of keeping in touch with the viral growth of Face-
book, whose half a billion users stay connected with friends online. But the motivations at the core of the film are ancient as Zuckerberg battles old friends and associates over the website’s riches. “It is a timeless story, one with themes as old as storytelling itself: of friendship and loyalty, of betrayal, power, class, jealousy,” said Aaron Sorkin, a nominee for adapted screenplay for “The Social Network.” “These are things that Aeschylus would have written about or Shakespeare would have written about. “And it’s just lucky for me that neither of those guys were available, so I got to write about it.” Along with Firth, other acting favorites claimed Oscar slots, including Christian Bale as a former boxer whose career unravels amid drugs and crime in “The Fighter.”
Best actress The best-actress field shapes up as a two-woman race between Natalie Portman as a ballerina losing her grip on reality in “Black Swan” and Annette Bening
as a lesbian mom in “The Kids Are All Right.” Firth, Bale, Portman and Bening all won Golden Globes for their performances. The supporting-actress Oscar could prove the most competitive among acting prizes. Melissa Leo won the Globe for “The Fighter” as the domineering matriarch of a boxing family.
Competitive category But she faces strong challenges from that film’s co-star Amy Adams as a boxer’s tough girlfriend and 14-year-old newcomer Hailee Steinfeld as a girl who rides along with a U.S. marshal to track her father’s killer in “True Grit.” “The Social Network” won best drama at the Globes and was named best film by key critics groups, positioning it as the early Oscar favorite. “The King’s Speech” pulled an upset last weekend by beating “The Social Network” for top honors at the Producers Guild of America Awards, whose winner often goes on to claim the best-picture Oscar. Firth’s Albert, known as
The complete list of the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday: 1. Best Picture: “Black Swan,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “The King’s Speech,” “127 Hours,” “The Social Network,” “Toy Story 3,” “True Grit,” “Winter’s Bone.” 2. Actor: Javier Bardem, “Biutiful”; Jeff Bridges, “True Grit”; Jesse Eisenberg, “The Social Network”; Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech”; James Franco, “127 Hours.” 3. Actress: Annette Bening, “The Kids Are All Right”; Nicole Kidman, “Rabbit Hole”; Jennifer Lawrence, “Winter’s Bone”; Natalie Portman, “Black Swan”; Michelle Williams, “Blue Valentine.” 4. Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, “The Fighter”; John Hawkes, “Winter’s Bone”; Jeremy Renner, “The Town”; Mark Ruffalo, “The Kids Are All Right”; Geoffrey Rush, “The King’s Speech.” 5. Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, “The Fighter”; Helena Bonham Carter, “The King’s Speech”; Melissa Leo, “The Fighter”; Hailee Steinfeld, “True Grit”; Jacki Weaver, “Animal Kingdom.” 6. Directing: Darren Aronofsky, “Black Swan”; David O. Russell, “The Fighter”; Tom Hooper, “The King’s Speech”; David Fincher, “The Social Network”; Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, “True Grit.” 7. Foreign Language Film: “Biutiful,” Mexico; “Dogtooth,” Greece; “In a Better World,” Denmark; “Incendies,” Canada; “Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi),” Algeria. 8. Adapted Screenplay: Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, “127 Hours”; Aaron Sorkin, “The Social
Network”; Michael Arndt, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich, “Toy Story 3”; Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, “True Grit”; Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini, “Winter’s Bone.” 9. Original Screenplay: Mike Leigh, “Another Year”; Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson and Keith Dorrington, “The Fighter”; Christopher Nolan, “Inception”; Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, “The Kids Are All Right”; David Seidler, “The King’s Speech.” 10. Animated Feature Film: “How to Train Your Dragon,” “The Illusionist,” “Toy Story 3.” 11. Art Direction: “Alice in Wonderland,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1,” “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” “True Grit.” 12. Cinematography: “Black Swan,” “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” “The Social Network,” “True Grit.” 13. Sound Mixing: “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” “Salt,” “The Social Network,” “True Grit.” 14. Sound Editing: “Inception,” “Toy Story 3,” “Tron: Legacy,” “True Grit,” “Unstoppable.” 15. Original Score: “How to Train Your Dragon,” John Powell; “Inception,” Hans Zimmer; “The King’s Speech,” Alexandre Desplat; “127 Hours,” A.R. Rahman; “The Social Network,” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. 16. Original Song: “Coming Home” from “Country Strong,” Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey; “I See the Light” from “Tangled,” Alan Menken and Glenn Slater; “If I Rise” from “127 Hours,” A.R. Rahman, Dido and Rollo Armstrong; “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3,” Randy Newman. 17. Costume: “Alice in Wonderland,” “I Am Love,” “The King’s Speech,” “The Tempest,” “True Grit.” 18. Documentary Feature: “Exit through the Gift Shop,” “Gasland,” “Inside Job,” “Restrepo,” “Waste Land.” 19. Documentary (short subject): “Killing in the Name,” “Poster Girl,” “Strangers No More,” “Sun Come Up,” “The Warriors of Qiugang.” 20. Film Editing: “Black Swan,” “The Fighter,” “The King’s Speech,” “127 Hours,” “The Social Network.” 21. Makeup: “Barney’s Version,” “The Way Back,” “The Wolfman.” 22. Animated Short Film: “Day and Night,” “The Gruffalo,” “Let’s Pollute,” “The Lost Thing,” “Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary).” 23. Live Action Short Film: “The Confession,” “The Crush,” “God of Love,” “Na Wewe,” “Wish 143.” 24. Visual Effects: “Alice in Wonderland,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1,” “Hereafter,” “Inception,” “Iron Man 2.”
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