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Nurturing Jefferson’s soul

Appeal filed over biomass permit in PT Action parallel to protest of PA generator

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Hayden Atkins of Marrowstone Island helps himself to some potatoes while mom Rebecca Atkins watches during Thursday’s feast at the Tri-Area Community Center.

Food, music, fellowship at community Thanksgiving By Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News

CHIMACUM — The Tri-Area Community Thanksgiving dinner drew an estimated 225 people Thursday, filling the community center hall with a large group of happy, hungry people. Organizer Chris Eagan said that about 70 volunteers helped to serve the meal, which included 60 pounds of turkey, 40 pounds of ham and plenty of stuffing, potatoes and all the other fixings. Eagan said that 97 meals were delivered to people who could not make it to the community center. “I think that Thanksgiving is more important that Christmas,” said Nan Toby Tyrell, who has played piano at the dinner every year since arriving in the area in 1991. “Thanksgiving isn’t materialistic. It’s not about who is rich or poor, but it nurtures souls and stomachs.”

She said she enjoyed playing piano for this group because “music raises spirits.” Caroline Atkins of Marrowstone Island has attended the dinner for several years with her family and has always wanted to volunteer.

Job taken very seriously Now that she is old enough — she turned 11 this year — she took her job very seriously as she cleared plates and poured drinks. “She is finally at an age of responsibility,” said her mother, Rebecca Atkins. “She has wanted to do this for a long time.” Midway into the dinner, Pane D’Amour owner Linda Yakush arrived and donated several bags of bread she was unable to sell because of chilly, slushy weather. Turn



Filing against Nippon plans due in spring

PORT TOWNSEND ­— A coalition of environmental groups has filed an appeal challenging a state permit that will allow the Port Townsend Paper Corp. mill to expand its biomass capacity. The five groups are among the seven that also oppose the Nippon Paper Industries USA Inc.’s biomass project in Port Angeles. The appeal filed Monday with the state Pollution Control Hearings Board is in response to the state Department of Ecology’s granting Oct. 25 of a “notice of construction” permit for the Port Townsend mill’s $55 million project and its July finding that the biomass project had no probable adverse environmental impact. “We feel that Ecology’s omission of a full environmental review was a negligent act,” said Gretchen Brewer, a member of PT AirWatchers, one of the plaintiffs. “Many of the people who responded during the comment period asked for that review, and Ecology ignored those wishes,” the Port Townsend resident said.

Other organizations Along with PT AirWatchers, the appeal was filed by No Biomass Burn of Seattle, World Temperate Rainforest Network, Olympic Environmental Council and Olympic Forest Coalition. Ecology’s October order allows the mill to move ahead with plans to install a steam turbine and upgrade its power boiler, after which time the boiler’s primary fuel source will be wood waste known as biomass or hog fuel.

An appeal of the environmental assessment of the Nippon Paper Industries USA Inc. biomass project is expected to be filed in the spring. The five groups that have filed an appeal with the state Pollution Control Hearings Board against the $55 million proposed Port Townsend cogeneration project, plan — along with the Center for Environmental Law and Policy of Spokane and the Cascade Chapter of the Sierra Club — to appeal Nippon’s $71 million biomass project, the coalition’s attorney, Toby Thaler, said. Thaler said the environmental assessment will be appealed to the hearing board after the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency approves air-quality permits for the project. Turn



As much as 24 megawatts of electricity would be produced for sale. “The Port Townsend Paper Biomass Cogeneration Project will provide 200,000 kilowatt hours per year of green alternative energy to the power grid,” the paper mill said in a statement available on its website at www. “This is enough to support 15,500 homes annually,” the mill said. Turn



Fest accidentally mirrors reality ‘Let It Snow’ theme feels a lot warmer indoors By Tom Callis

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PORT ANGELES — The theme of this year’s Festival of Trees is “Let It Snow,” but Betsy Schultz insisted it was not prophetic. “I was not responsible for this early winter storm,” said the festival’s creative director, who came up with the theme. “But I’ll take credit for it if people think it looks pretty.” The theme was already on display inside — and outside — the

Vern Burton Community Center on Wednesday, with snowflake decorations hanging above teams of tree designers diligently working on their showcase, many hoping to finish them before Thanksgiving. The center at 308 E. Fourth St. is once again the host of the festival, in its 20th year, which will start today with the tree auction. The festival, an annual fundraising event for Olympic Medical Center Foundation and the Port Angeles Exchange Club, will run through Sunday. The 40 decorated trees will be auctioned off during tonight’s Festival of Trees Gala, which includes a gourmet buffet dinner and dance. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Turn


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Sue Priest of Port Angeles sorts ornaments for a Christmas tree she is decorating to

Festival/A4 be auctioned off at the Festival of Trees in Port Angeles this weekend.

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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press

West, Kung Fu Panda star at NYC parade A HIGH-KICKING Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid joined the giant balloon lineup as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade unfolded Thursday, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the annual extravaganza on a chilly, overcast morning. As millions more watched the live broadcast on television, revelers gathered nationwide for other parades in cities such as Detroit, Chicago and Philadelphia. The Macy’s parade featured an eclectic lineup of entertainers including Kanye West, Gladys Knight and Colombian rocker Juanes. The Broadway casts of “American Idiot” and “Elf” performed, along with marching bands from across the United States. Santa Claus closed the parade as always. A cheer erupted as he passed by on his sleigh, shaking his enormous belly. Returning balloons included Pillsbury Doughboy and Spider-Man — the last with a new fan in Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He said in a CBS interview that he had traditionally favored Snoopy, but after the Marvel Entertainment character was involved in a recent event promoting city ser-

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Kanye West rides a float down Seventh Avenue in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on Thursday. vices for job-seekers, “Spidey is my new favorite.”

Billy Joel mending

Billy Joel is recovering from double hip-replaceOno interviews son ment surgery. Yoko Ono and her son, Joel Sean Lennon, are joining spokesa national oral history proj- woman ect that urges people to Claire take time the day after Mercuri Thanksgiving for a told People National Day of Listening magazine with their friends and Wednesday loved ones. Joel that the The recorded conversa61-year-old tion between mother and son about their lives will be pop star had both hips broadcast today as part of replaced last week to corthe StoryCorps segment on rect a congenital condition. NPR’s “Morning Edition.” She said Joel, the Rock Organizers said Ono and and Roll Hall of Famer her son find similarities responsible for such hits as between their childhoods. “Piano Man,” ‘’Uptown This is the third year for Girl” and “New York State the National Day of Listen- of Mind,” is doing ing, a project that encourages people to record inter- “extremely well.” There’s no word on views with friends or famwhen he plans to perform ily members about their on stage again. lives.

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DANNY MCDEVITT, 78, the former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who won the team’s final game at Ebbets Field in 1957, has died. His daughter-inlaw, Kristie McDevitt, said Mr. McDevitt died Nov. 20 of unknown causes and Mr. was buried McDevitt Tuesday in in 1957 Covington, Ga., near his home in Social Circle, Ga. Mr. McDevitt, a lefthander, was 21-27 with seven saves in seven major league seasons with the Dodgers in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Los Angeles, the Yankees, Twins and Kansas City Athletics. He is remembered for striking out nine Pirates and allowing five hits in a complete-game 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh for the Dodgers on Sept. 24, 1957, in the team’s last home game in Brooklyn. Mr. McDevitt followed the Dodgers to Los Angeles the following year. He was 7-4 with a 3.25 ERA as a rookie in 1957 and was 10-8 with five saves for Los Angeles in 1959. He finished his playing career with Kansas City,

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Kan., in 1962 before working with the federal Economic Development Administration in Atlanta. He also worked in real estate and managed a Christmas tree farm in Social Circle, Ga. Kristie McDevitt, who married Mr. McDevitt’s son, Daniel, said the family was constantly amazed by the attention he drew throughout his life due to his role in Brooklyn Dodgers history. “No matter how fast you threw a ball or how many games you won, there’s no way of doing that again,” she said. “Only one pitcher could win that last game.”

ern foreign policy, meeting secretly with U.S. National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger and helping draft the announcement of former President Richard Nixon’s groundbreaking visit to the country in 1972. As foreign minister from 1976-1985, Mr. Huang oversaw the formation of diplomatic ties with Washington, D.C., in 1979 and accompanied paramount leader Deng Xiaoping on his tour of the U.S. that year. Mr. Huang joined the then-underground Communist Party in 1936 and was one of Mao’s English trans_________ lators in the years before the HUANG HUA, 97, a for- 1949 communist seizure of mer translator for Mao power, according to his offiZedong who oversaw China’s cial biography. formation of diplomatic ties He was increasingly pivwith the United States in otal in China’s foreign rela1979, died Wednesday of an tions at a time when the undisclosed illness. communist state was largely Mr. Huang helped lay the isolated and battling for dipfoundation of China’s modlomatic recognition with Chiang Kai-shek’s U.S.-allied Nationalists on Taiwan.

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University of Chicago researchers have found that sleeping more can help you lose weight. How many guys are going to jump on this one? “Honey, I’m not sitting on the couch all weekend, I’m dieting.” Jay Leno

Did You Win? State lottery results

Thursday’s Daily Game: 6-6-3 Thursday’s Keno: 04-05-06-08-20-22-27-3435-36-40-44-49-53-55-5658-66-70-71 Thursday’s Match 4: 03-10-18-21

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1935 (75 years ago) Capt. Alexander M. Peabody, president of Puget Sound Navigation Co., promised today that any wage benefits that might result from a settlement of the ferry strike would be retroactive to the date the men return to work. Four-hundred Bainbridge Island residents demanded immediate resumption of ferry service at a mass meeting last night. Mail and freight transportation to the North Olympic Peninsula still continues to be sporadic as the strike enters its third week. The unions were to meet later today.

1960 (50 years ago) Holy Communion will be served in the Port Angeles High School auditorium tomorrow morning as the Pacific Northwest convention of the Luther League comes to an end. The Rev. George J. Robertson of San Francisco will preach on the theme, “Empowered by Christ.” He will be assisted by a dozen pastors in the

administration of Holy Communion. More than 900 Luther Leaguers and their advisers are in Port Angeles for the three-day youth assembly.

1985 (25 years ago) Schools across Jefferson and Clallam counties reopened today as the storm that brought “whiteout” conditions earlier this week diminished. In Port Townsend, an unidentified woman went skinny-dipping in Port Townsend Bay off Pope Marine Park. Witnesses said she was dressed and walking — dripping wet — away from the beach when police arrived.

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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS FRIDAY, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2010. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■  On Nov. 26, 1950, China entered the Korean War, launching a counteroffensive against soldiers from the United Nations, the U.S. and South Korea. On this date: ■  In 1789, this was a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to observe the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. ■  In 1825, the first college social fraternity, the Kappa Alpha Society, was formed at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. ■  In 1842, the founders of the University of Notre Dame arrived

at the school’s present-day site near South Bend, Ind. ■  In 1910, two dozen young women were killed when fire broke out at a muslin factory in Newark, N.J. ■  In 1933, a judge in New York decided the James Joyce book Ulysses was not obscene and could be published in the United States. ■  In 1943, during World War II, the HMT Rohna, a British transport ship carrying American soldiers, was hit by a German missile off Algeria; 1,138 men were killed. ■  In 1949, India adopted a constitution as a republic within the British Commonwealth. ■  In 1965, France launched its first satellite, sending a 92-pound

capsule into orbit. ■  In 1973, President Richard Nixon’s personal secretary, Rose Mary Woods, told a federal court that she’d accidentally caused part of the 181⁄2-minute gap in a key Watergate tape. ■  In 2008, teams of heavily armed gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular tourist attraction and a crowded train station in Mumbai, India, leaving at least 166 people dead in a rampage lasting some 60 hours. ■  Ten years ago: Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush the winner over Al Gore in the state’s presidential balloting by a 537vote margin. Haiti held its presidential election; former president Jean-Ber-

trand Aristide won by a huge margin. ■ Five years ago: Four members of the Chicago-based aid group Christian Peacemaker Teams — an American, a Briton and two Canadians — were taken hostage in Iraq. The American, Tom Fox, was later killed; the others were released. ■  One year ago: An investigation ordered by Ireland’s government found that Roman Catholic Church leaders in Dublin had spent decades sheltering childabusing priests from the law and that most fellow clerics turned a blind eye. A man stuck upside-down in a cave in Utah for more than a day died despite the efforts of dozens of rescuers.

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Briefly: Nation Man faces two murder charges for wife’s death LOS ANGELES — An Alabama man who served prison time in Australia for his wife’s drowning death during their honeymoon returned Thursday to the U.S. where he faces murder charges that could carry a much stiffer punishment. Gabe Watson, 33, arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday morning after he was deported on a commercial flight from Melbourne, Watson Australia. Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said Watson was accompanied by two Immigration Department staff and three Queensland state police officers. Watson will likely make a court appearance in Los Angeles before being sent back to Alabama. Alabama hopes to arrange to bring Watson back to the state early next week, said Attorney General Troy King. King said Australian authorities showed too much leniency to Watson, who served an 18-month sentence in that country after pleading guilty last year to manslaughter. Tina Watson, 26, drowned in 2003 while scuba diving with her husband of 11 days.

NASA to lose funding? CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s effort to farm out astronauts’ space station trips to pri-

vate companies over the next decade is under fire again, this time by federal deficit hit men. Spaceflight vendors stand to lose $1.2 billion in NASA funding in 2015 under a proposal by the co-chairmen of President Barack Obama’s bipartisan deficit commission. Eliminating federal funding for commercial rocket rides is just one of dozens of ideas put forth earlier this month. It was No. 24 on the list and, outside of space circles, was barely noticed, overshadowed by proposed cuts in Social Security benefits and a call for higher taxes.

Alaska Senate lawsuit ANCHORAGE, Alaska — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is arguing that Alaska will be harmed if she isn’t sworn in on time, calling for a rapid resolution to a lawsuit aimed at blocking certification of the election. The Republican incumbent, who mounted a write-in bid after losing the primary to Joe Miller, declared victory after the ballot count showed her with a 10,328-vote lead — a total that includes 8,159 ballots contested by Miller observers. Miller sued this week in Fairbanks Superior Court, claiming that election officials illegally accepted improperly marked write-in ballots that benefited Murkowski. Miller said a strict interpretation of state law bans any ballot that does not include a candidate’s name as it appears on a declaration of candidacy, or simply the last name of the candidate. Alaska election officials have accepted minor misspellings on write-in ballots. The Associated Press

Secondhand smoke kills 600,000 a year 40 percent of children breathe it in regularly, researchers say By Maria Cheng

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LONDON — Secondhand smoke kills more than 600,000 people worldwide every year, according to a new study. In the first look at the global impact of secondhand smoking, researchers analyzed data from 2004 for 192 countries. They found 40 percent of children and more than 30 percent of nonsmoking men and women regularly breathe in second-hand smoke. Scientists then estimated that passive smoking causes about 379,000 deaths from heart disease, 165,000 deaths from lower respiratory disease, 36,900 deaths from asthma and 21,400 deaths from lung cancer a year. Altogether, those account for about 1 percent of the world’s deaths. The study was paid for by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare and Bloomberg Philanthropies. It was published today in the British medical journal Lancet.

“This helps us understand the real toll of tobacco,” said Armando Peruga, a program manager at the World Health Organization’s Tobacco-Free Initiative, who led the study. He said the approximately 603,000 deaths from secondhand smoking should be added to the 5.1 million deaths that smoking itself causes every year.

Infant death syndrome Peruga said WHO was particularly concerned about the 165,000 children who die of smoke-related respiratory infections, mostly in Southeast Asia and Africa. “The mix of infectious diseases and secondhand smoke is a deadly combination,” Peruga said. Children whose parents smoke have a higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome, ear infections, pneumonia, bronchitis and asthma. Their lungs may also grow more slowly than kids whose parents don’t smoke. Peruga and colleagues found

the highest numbers of people exposed to secondhand smoke are in Europe and Asia. The lowest rates of exposure were in the Americas, the Eastern Mediterranean and Africa. Secondhand smoke had its biggest impact on women, killing about 281,000. In many parts of the world, women are at least 50 percent more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than men. While many Western countries have introduced smoking bans in public places, experts said it would be difficult to legislate further. “I don’t think it is likely we will see strong regulations reaching into homes,” said Heather Wipfli of the Institute for Global Health at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, who was not connected to the study. She said more public smoking bans and education might persuade people to quit smoking at home. In the U.K., the British Lung Foundation is petitioning the government to outlaw smoking in cars. Helena Shovelton, the foundation’s chief executive, said smoking parents frequently underestimate the danger their habit is doing to their children.

Briefly: World Iraq’s prime minister must unite factions BAGHDAD — Incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki cemented his grip on power Thursday, bringing an end to nearly nine months of political deadlock after he was asked to form the next government. He now faces the daunting task of bringing together Iraq’s Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish factions in a government that can overcome enduring tensions as the country struggles to develop its economy and prevent a resurgence of violence as the last American troops are due to leave by the end of next year. The long-awaited request from President Jalal Talabani sets in motion a 30-day timeline during which al-Maliki must pick his Cabinet. Al-Maliki, a steely politician known more for his ability to alienate than unify, said he was aware of the challenges ahead. “I call upon the great Iraqi people from all sects, religions and ethnicities, and I call upon my brothers the politicians to work to overcome all differences,” the prime minister designate said during the ceremony at the president’s palace.

tion has been fighting in this South Asian country for as long as the Soviets did in their humbling attempt to build up a socialist state. The two invasions had different goals — and dramatically different body counts — but whether they have significantly different outcomes remains to be seen. What started out as a quick war on Oct. 7, 2001, by the U.S. and its allies to wipe out alQaida leader Osama bin Laden and the Taliban has instead turned into a long and slogging campaign. Now about 100,000 NATO troops are fighting a burgeoning insurgency while trying to support and cultivate a nascent democracy.

Teens lost at sea found

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Three teens who have been missing in the South Pacific for 50 days — and were already eulogized in a memorial service — have been found alive by a New Zealand fishing boat. The boys — two 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old — disappeared while attempting to row between two islands in the New Zealand territory of Tokelau in early October and were given up for dead after an extensive search involving New Zealand’s air force. Their craft had drifted 800 miles to a desolate part of the War record surpassed Pacific northeast of Fiji, when KABUL, Afghanistan — The the crew of a tuna boat saw Soviet Union couldn’t win in them frantically waving for help Afghanistan, and now the Wednesday afternoon. “All they could say was United States is about to have something in common with that ‘Thank you very much for stopping,”’ Tai Fredricsen, first mate futile campaign: nine years, 50 of the San Nikuna, said. days. As of today, the U.S.-led coaliThe Associated Press

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South Korean officials walk through a destroyed neighborhood on Yeonpyeong island Friday.

South Korean defense chief resigns; more troops ordered By Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug

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YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — South Korea’s president ordered more troops to a front-line island and dumped his defense minister as the country grappled with lapses in its response to a deadly North Korean artillery strike. In scenes reminiscent of the Korean War 60 years ago, dazed residents of Yeonpyeong island foraged through blackened rubble Thursday for pieces of their lives and lugged their possessions down eerily deserted streets strewn with bent metal after Tuesday’s hail of artillery. The barrage darkened skies, set off fierce blazes, killed four South Koreans and raised fears of

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an escalation that could lead to full-scale war. “It was a sea of fire,” resident Lee In-ku said, recalling the flames that rolled through the streets of this island that is home to military bases as well as a fishing community famous for its catches of crab. The spit of land is just seven miles from North Korea but had only six pieces of artillery.

Military drills start Sunday Despite warnings from North Korea that any new provocation would be met with more attacks, Washington and Seoul pushed ahead with plans for military drills starting Sunday involving a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier in waters south of this week’s skirmish.

The exercises will likely anger the North — the regime cited South Korean drills this week as the impetus behind its attack — but the president said the South could little afford to abandon such preparation now. “We should not ease our sense of crisis in preparation for the possibility of another provocation by North Korea,” spokesman Hong Sang-pyo quoted President Lee Myung-bak as saying. “A provocation like this can recur any time.” On Thursday, Lee accepted his defense minister’s offer to resign after lawmakers lashed out at the government, claiming officials were unprepared for Tuesday’s attack and that the military response was too slow. Even those in Lee’s ruling party demanded the dismissal of Defense Minister Kim Tae-young.

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West: Allegedly man mailed threat to Obama

Nation: Phone call from police lobby ends in arrest

Nation: Palin’s North Korea gaffe draws criticism

World: Government’s refusal to talk angers gang

An indictment filed by a federal grand jury accuses a Northern California man of sending a letter threatening to kill President Barack Obama. Court documents stated 54-year-old Roger Hudnall of Eureka made the threat in a letter mailed Jan. 7, 2009. It’s not clear from court documents whether Hudnall has an attorney. Wednesday’s indictment said he’s currently in state custody on another conviction. The San Francisco Chronicle said Hudnall previously served federal prison time for mailing a threatening letter containing white powder to the FBI’s San Francisco office in 2002.

The young man apparently just wanted to phone his parents. But his mistake came when he made the call from the Eugene, Ore., police station. Police said an officer working a desk assignment Wednesday recognized the man in the station’s lobby from surveillance footage of Tuesday’s robbery of a Wells Fargo bank branch. The officer notified detectives, who arrested the man nearby. Police said 23-year-old Nathan Alan Bramlage was booked into the Lane County Jail for investigation of seconddegree robbery and violating probation. Detective Ralph Burks said, “I just assume that he didn’t believe that we’d recognize him.”

Sarah Palin is drawing criticism from around the world after declaring that the United States has to stand with “our North Korean allies.” Palin’s gaffe, made Wednesday during an interview on Glenn Beck’s syndicated radio show, was quickly corrected by her host. But it drew immediate fire from liberal bloggers, who cited it as an example of the 2008 vice presidential candidate’s lack of foreign policy expertise. Newspapers in Asia and Europe are repeating the criticism. The Times of India said Palin “did it again,” while London’s Daily Mail said she “may want to brush up on her geography.”

Banners hung on pedestrian bridges in several western Mexican cities Thursday expressed anger that the government has ignored a drug cartel’s offer to disband if authorities improve security in the gang’s home state. The “narco-banners” appeared in at least five towns and cities in the Pacific coast state of Michoacan, including the colonial capital of Morelia, the state attorney general’s office said in a statement. They carried the same message: “La Familia Michoacana . . . is saddened about the lack of interest from government institutions in our proposal.”



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events planned at center

Continued from A1 hooked since. “I think I’ll keep doing it The $95 tickets are still as long as I can keep comon sale and can be bought ing up with something to at the Toggery, 105 E. First do,” she said. St. “It’s a fun way to start The trees will be on dis- the holiday season.” play through Sunday. Schultz said she continA few appeared to ues to be impressed by the already be finished Wednes- creativity of the decorating day, including a rock ’n’ roll- teams. themed tree with vinyl “It’s amazing that every records for decorations and year, they keep coming up crowned with a small bass with new ideas,” she said. guitar, and a “green” tree Each year, the festival decorated with Earth- takes thousands of volunfriendly toys. teer hours to put together, Others were taking Schultz estimated. shape, such as the M&MThis year, the festival themed tree designed by was working with a fewer Holly Rockwell-Irwin. volunteers due to the snowThe tree included candy storm that hit at the begindispensers, M&M toys and ning of the week. — soon to be added — the “We’ve put a lot together candies themselves. with fewer volunteers, and Rockwell-Irwin, 35, said we’re ready to go,” she said. she decorated her first tree The festival hosts sevfor the fundraiser eight eral other events at the years ago and has been community center.

They are: ■  Teddy Bear Tea, a tea party for kids from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. today. Tickets are sold out. ■  Senior Breakfast, a breakfast for seniors at 8 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. ■  A Night to Branch Out, an all-class reunion for Port Angeles High School grads from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. They can be purchased at the door, at the Toggery or at the Olympic Medical Center Foundation office, 928 Caroline St. ■  Family Days, tree viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 for this event.

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About 230 people stopped into the Tri-Area Community Center for a Thanksgiving meal Thursday.

Feast: 45 served at Brinnon


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There was already enough bread for the dinner, so guests were given as much bread as they wanted to take home. The dinner was free to all participants, though donations were encouraged.

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The environmental groups said that the project will significantly increase such pollutants as nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and mercury, which will cause harm to human health and the environment. The appeal also said that the Ecology permitting process failed to consider the impact on regional forests of removing large amounts of forest wood to feed the cogeneration boiler. “The mill is in a floodplain, a tsunami zone and an earthquake zone that is next to several neighborhoods,” Brewer said. “For Ecology to say this is ‘environmentally insignificant’ is unconscionable.”

[Tuesday] that an appeal of our permitting decision for the Port Townsend Paper Corp.’s boiler and fuel system upgrades has been filed. “We understand that with most permit decisions we make there is an opportunity for an appeal. “In this case, our first step is to work closely with our legal counsel and evaluate specific points alleged in the appeal.” County Community Development Director Al Scalf said the mill will need to meet building and water quality codes for the project, which is slated to start next year, though it is not now known if appeals will slow the process.

Ecology’s order also sets stricter pollution limits for the upgraded boiler than the mill’s current limit, the state department said. Eveleen Muehlethaler, the company’s vice president for environmental affairs, told Jefferson County officials in a letter in October that the project will include an extensive upgrade to air pollution control equipment, produce renewable electricity, reduce fossil fuel burning by 1.8 million gallons per year and create 30 full-time jobs and the equivalent of an additional 35 jobs during construction. Representatives of the mill — the largest private employer in Port Townsend, Ecology’s response ________ which employs some 285 In an e-mail, Ecology people, the mill said on its Jefferson County Reporter Kim Charlie Bermant can be reached at website — do not provide spokesperson comments to the press as Schmanke wrote: 360-385-2335 or charlie.bermant@ “Ecology received word standard policy.

Nippon: Council hearing set Dec. 6 Continued from A1 day, Dec. 6, at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St. The seven groups also The environmental have appealed the issuance groups contend that the of a shoreline management shoreline management perpermit for the project, which mit should have listed Nipis expected to create Port pon’s proposal as an electric Angeles’ Nippon biomass utility. project. The Nippon cogeneraA hearing on the shore- tion plant would produce 20 line development permit is megawatts of electricity for set before the Port Angeles sale. City Council at 6 p.m. MonThe proposed facility

would replace an existing oil and biomass-fired boiler that is 50 years old with a new biomass boiler, steam turbine generator and associated facilities. Nippon, which employs nearly 200 people, hoped to begin construction this year and have the facility ready for testing in the second quarter of 2012.

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Brinnon feast Brinnon’s community feast served 45 hungry people at the Brinnon Community Center, said organizer Patsy Wells. “It went real well,” said Wells at about 5:30 p.m. after the meal began at 3 p.m. “Everybody had a good time, with lots of visiting. When I left, they were playing dominos and doing the picture puzzle.” Volunteers cooked 40 pounds of turkey and served mashed potatoes with gravy, dressing and string beans with sliced almonds. Attendees brought a wealth of food — everything from brussels sprouts

From left, K.R. Ptatt, Cass Peters and Dashley Ji enjoy their Thanksgiving meal at the TriArea Community Center. and sweet potatoes to pies and brownies. “We had plenty of food,” Wells said. Most who attended were in their 60s and 70s. “They’re having a ball down there,” Wells said. Earlier in the day, the Salal Cafe held a fundraiser, offering a free breakfast while soliciting dona-

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Playfield work to begin this spring By Jeff Chew

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SEQUIM — The development of 13 acres east of the city of Sequim’s Water Reclamation Demonstration Park into multiuse playfields will begin in the spring instead of this year, the president of Sequim Family Advocates said. “We’re going to be starting in the spring, that much is known,” said Craig Stevenson, adding that his original plan to break ground this fall was “probably unrealistic.”

Additional donations By then, he said, he expected additional donations to roll in to develop the fields — five large and three small — for soccer and other games. “We’re now meeting with community leaders and people around town,” Stevenson said of fundraising efforts. “Many people will be hearing from us in the next month to month and a half.” The group plans to begin work in April. “I have every reason to believe that the kids will be playing on the fields by next fall,” he said. Already, Lakeside Industries of Port Angeles, Primo Construction of Carlsborg and Sequim’s Clallam Co-op have committed to work and supplies that will level

the playfields and parking area, Stevenson said, providing in-kind labor that is worth more than $200,000. That leaves about $240,000 to be raised. Stevenson said additional money has been raised in the past month, but he had not tabulated how much. Stevenson figured that, without donations and paying for labor and supplies outright, the project’s cost could run up to $500,000. Under a proposed agreement with the city, the fields will be maintained by the city at an estimated cost of between $13,000 and $14,000 a year, city officials have said.

Four months to build Stevenson said it would take about four months to build the playfields and a parking lot with at least 100 spaces, as well as to complete a loop trail around the playfields that will provide new space for youth soccer, flag football and lacrosse play, in addition to festival and events grounds for the general public. Stevenson said that some 1,000 children are anxious to play on the new fields. The fields available now — the Sequim School District’s — have been overused and are pockmarked with muddy spots and lumpy grass that is unsafe to play on.

At times, Stevenson said, teams are left to practice on paved portions of the school grounds for lack of an available field. He called it a “crisis” back in October 2008 when Sequim Family Advocates first formed. Use by junior soccer youths has doubled over the past seven years to 500 players, with additional soccer club use at about 100 more. Use is at its peak during the late afternoons Monday through Friday on fields near Helen Haller Elementary School and at Hendrickson Road near Sequim Middle School and near the high school baseball fields, he said. Sequim Family Advocates in May earned the Sequim City Council’s strong support and has passed the muster of a state Department of Ecology’s environmental impact review, or State Environmental Policy Act, comexpanded, state-of-the-art monly called SEPA. sewage treatment plant. The project has had Turn over to city opposition. The project, under a conResident Robert Mullen tract agreement with the has said he wants an envicity, must be completed no ronmental impact study of later than November 2011, the site conducted by an at which time Sequim Fam- objective party. ily Advocates will turn the Mullen gathered about improvements over to the 150 signatures of neighbors, city of Sequim to maintain mostly living west of the in perpetuity, irrigating the project, on a petition objectgrass with water reclaimed ing to the project. He said they mostly from the city’s newly

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wanted the publicly owned site acreage to remain quiet and undeveloped and had concerns about the fields’ impact on nearby Bell Creek, to the south, and nesting Canada geese in the area north of the city’s Carrie Blake Park. He said he has made a last-ditch effort to contact the state Department of Ecology, which oversaw the SEPA study of the project conducted June 3 through

July 5. With the project approved by the City Council and close to securing a construction permit, Mullen said: “There’s not much I can do about it. I can’t file appeal because the time has elapsed.”

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The settlement was a win-win for both parties, City Attorney Craig Ritchie said Wednesday. Sumpter suggested the settlement did not make him a winner. “It was a compromise, and nobody’s happy with a compromise,” Sumpter said Wednesday. “It saved us from going to court, so that was good for us.” Sumpter now can proceed with preparing the site but must get building permits before construction can begin. Sumpter, owner of Blue Sky Real Estate on Priest Road and whose Sequim Y3K LLC will build the shopping center, would not discuss the specifics of the settlement. Under its terms, Sumpter must pay $70,768 in fees for “proportionate” shares for traffic signals at intersections at U.S. Highway 101 and River Road and at Hendrickson Road and North Fifth Avenue, Ritchie said. He does not have to pay $80,772 for intersection improvements at West

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SEQUIM — A civil settlement between the city of Sequim and Priest Road Center developer requires the developer to pay some, but not all, of the fees the City Council originally imposed. Ed Sumpter filed the suit in December 2009, challenging $151,540 in fees for traffic signals and intersection improvements that the Sequim City Council had agreed to impose on his planned 70,775-squarefoot, two-story shopping center on Sequim’s westside commercial corridor. Under the settlement, approved by Clallam County Superior Court on Oct. 1, he will pay less than half that, or $70,768.

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to slush Thursday and is expected to drain away today, since the forecast calls for showers with highs in the mid-40s in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Sequim and Forks. Tonight’s temperatures are forecast to bottom out in the upper 30s — a far cry from the icy air that gripped the region last week.

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ensure the agreements are tem after the project was properly recorded, the fill- completed. ing out of additional forms “We negotiated it so the to guarantee compliance city would be able to check and inclusion of new guide- but it would not be openlines into the city code. ended and not be on Y3K to “We saw various screw- do all of this,” Freedman ups on latecomer agree- said. ments,” Ritchie said. “It was clear the late- Construction proceeds comer agreements were not The binding site plan for done correctly. We believed the project has been if we were challenged on it, we would have a hard time approved, so Sumpter can proceed with constructing defending it,” he added. Agreements “We’ve kept our records parking areas and preparcurrent and trained people ing the site for buildings, The agreements “allow so this does not happen Ritchie said. a property owner who has “The binding site plan installed street or utility again.” lays out pads that are improvements to recover a City design standards approved, that says you portion of the costs of those can have something here improvements from other Under the settlement, and something here,” property owners who later Sumpter also must comply Ritchie said. develop property in the with city design standards “It’s the same as a subvicinity and use the related to stormwater division, except the propimprovements,” according maintenance that he had erty is not intended to be to the Municipal Research challenged in his suit. sold. It’s intended to be and Services Center of The development is on a leased.” Washington. After the site is precritical water aquifer that In Sumpter’s case, Wal- the city wants to ensure is pared for construction, mart and Home Depot were monitored for contami- Sumpter must apply for among businesses who had building permits and will nants, Ritchie said. made the intersection have to go through an addiSumpter must build a improvements and who tional design review prostormwater maintenance were required to record the cess if the buildings exceed and operation system that agreements if they wanted a certain size, Ritchie said. he is responsible for while to be reimbursed, Ritchie O’Reilly Auto Parts is he is building the project. said. He agreed to give the already on the site, which city an easement to moni- is located across from Home Not recorded tor the system once the Depot. But latecomer agree- shopping center is built, ________ ments were not recorded Ritchie said. Staff writer Paul Gottlieb can with the county Auditor’s The settlement elimi- be reached at 360-417-3536 or at Office as they should have nated the requirement that paul.gottlieb@peninsuladaily been, Ritchie said. Sumpter monitor the sys- “We apparently didn’t have a system to make sure [the businesses] recorded th them,” Ritchie said. Sequim attorney Larry Freedman, who represented Sumpter, agreed the process was flawed. “They have to be recorded so owners and buyers know the liability,” Freedman said. “That had not been done, singing so there was no way to Christmas songs, Hanukkah selections and attach it to that property.” more under the direction of Ritchie said similar problems with other latecomer agreements brought about changes in the process. Those changes included Santa Needs Your Help! establishing checklists to

Washington Street and Brackett Road, Washington Street and Sequim Avenue, and River and Grant roads, Ritchie said. Ritchie said the city settled in part because of optional “latecomer agreements,” which impose “latecomer fees” on developers such as Sumpter, for the intersection improvements that had not been filed with the county Auditor’s Office.



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Boeing 787’s fire sparked by debris? By Joshua Freed

The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS — Boeing Co. said Wednesday that some kind of foreign debris probably caused the electrical fire aboard a test flight for one of its new 787s earlier this month. The company said it is making “minor design changes” to the plane’s power-distribution panels and is working on a plan to resume test flights of the much-delayed plane. Boeing doesn’t know what the foreign object was, because whatever it was burned up in the fire, spokeswoman Lori Gunter said. “It was small, it wasn’t as big as a tool,” she said. “A tool would leave evidence.” The Chicago-based company said its engineers believe the problem began as either a short circuit or an electrical arc in a power

distribution panel, “most likely caused by the presence of foreign debris.” Boeing said it simulated key aspects of the Nov. 9 fire in a laboratory, and is fixing the design to shield the panel. It also plans software changes, the company said. The panel is one of five major power distribution panels on the 787, receiving power from the left engine and distributing it to a variety of systems.

Emergency landing The fire broke out as the plane was approaching Laredo, Texas, forcing an emergency landing. It caused smoke in the cabin and some structural damage. The plane will soon be returned to Seattle, the company said. Boeing has been flighttesting the 787, which it calls the Dreamliner, aim-

ing to deliver the first one to Japan’s All Nippon Airways around February, which would be nearly three years later than originally hoped. That seems increasingly unlikely, and an additional delay is widely expected. On Wednesday, Boeing said it would present a plan to resume flight testing to the Federal Aviation Administration as soon as it is complete. It didn’t say when that would be. It said a revised 787 schedule would be finished in the next few weeks. The 787 is made mostly of composite materials designed to make it lighter and more fuel-efficient than other planes of the same size. Boeing shares Wednesday rose $1.81, or 2.9 perThe Laredo Morning Times via The Associated Press cent, to close at $65.41 on anticipation that any delay Firefighters and airport officials investigate the scene of an incident news wouldn’t be as bad as involving a Boeing 787 jetliner at Laredo International Airport on Nov. 9 in Texas. some people had feared.

U.S. soldier in Afghan case Air Force may waives preliminary hearing stall lesbian’s By Gene Johnson

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SEATTLE — A U.S. soldier who told his family of an alleged plot to kill Afghan civilians for kicks — only to be charged in the case later — has waived his right to a preliminary hearing, meaning his case will likely go straight to military trial, his lawyer said Wednesday. Spc. Adam Winfield of Cape Coral, Fla., is one of five soldiers charged in the deaths of three civilians during patrols in Kandahar Province this year.

Following orders Prosecutors said he willingly participated in the final killing, but his lawyer, Eric Montalvo, has argued that Winfield feared he’d be killed by one of his co-defendants if he didn’t follow an order to shoot at the victim. Duress is not a legal defense to a murder charge. Winfield was set to have an Article 32 hearing next

Tuesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Seattle to help decide whether there’s enough evidence for a court martial. But he waived it because “it would have been a waste of time,” Montalvo said. Montalvo said he and prosecutors have already discussed the case during plea negotiations and each side is aware of the other’s legal position. If a plea agreement can’t be reached, Winfield would refuse to testify against any of his co-defendants, Montalvo said. “We’re trying to resolve this in a way that allows Adam to help the government convict those we believe to be truly responsible,” Montalvo said. “As of today, those efforts have failed.” Winfield, 22, told his parents in Internet messages Feb. 14 that members of his unit had deliberately killed a civilian — “some innocent guy about my age just farming” — and planned to kill more.

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His colleagues threatened him to keep quiet, Winfield wrote, according to copies of the messages provided to The Associated Press.

‘It eats away’ He also told his parents he didn’t know what he should do: “Should I do the right thing and put myself in danger for it. Or just shut up and deal with it,” he wrote. “There are no more good men left here. It eats away at my conscience every day.” His father, a former Marine named Chris Winfield, made several calls to Joint Base Lewis-McChord that day and said he asked the Army to intervene on his son’s behalf. His phone records show

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Unjustified kills The witness told them that some of his colleagues had unjustified kills. In statements to investigators, soldiers described a plot led by Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs of Billings, Mont., to murder civilians. Much of the case is based on statements from Spc. Jeremy Morlock, of Wasilla, Alaska, who acknowledged participating in the killings. The other defendants are Spc. Michael Wagnon of Las Vegas, and Pfc. Andrew Holmes of Boise, Idaho. Charges against all five include murder and conspiracy to commit murder. Gibbs insists the killings were legitimate engagements, while Wagnon and Holmes deny knowingly participating in any staged killings.

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SEATTLE — The Air Force said Wednesday it hasn’t made a decision on whether to try to keep a lesbian flight nurse from being reinstated while it appeals a judge’s ruling to return her to her old job. U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton in Tacoma ruled two months ago that former Maj. Margaret Witt’s firing under “don’t ask, don’t tell” violated her rights, and he ordered that she be given her job back as soon as she put in enough nursing hours to meet qualifications for the position. The Justice Department appealed that ruling Tuesday. But government lawyers did not seek a stay that would put the judge’s order on hold. Witt’s lawyers celebrated the DOJ’s decision, saying it meant she could be reinstated even as the appeal proceeds. But the Air Force issued a statement Wednesday making it clear that if Witt meets her nursing qualifications, military officials and the Justice Department will reconsider whether to seek a stay. “To date, she has provided the Air Force no evidence that she meets the qualifications necessary to serve as an Air Force flight nurse, nor has she passed a medical physical, which is also a prerequisite to her reinstatement,” said the statement released by Lt. Col. Karen A. Platt. Witt’s lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington said they’d fight any effort to keep their client from resuming her duties during the appeal. They noted that the judge found that her dismissal advanced no legitimate military inter-

est, and to the contrary actually hurt morale in her unit at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. “We do not foresee a problem in Maj. Witt getting reinstated,” ACLU spokesman Doug Honig said. “We will present the Air Force with evidence showing she meets the nursing hours requirements and she will pass the physical.”

Fitness test The physical is a fitness test, rather than a medical exam, Honig said. Witt was suspended in 2004 and subsequently discharged after the Air Force learned she had been in a long-term relationship with a civilian woman. If Witt is reinstated, she would be serving openly at a time when the military’s policy on gays is in disarray. President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates want to end the ban, but said it should be done through Congress, not the courts. A federal judge in California has declared the 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” law unconstitutional — a ruling the DOJ is also appealing. In the meantime, the Pentagon has implemented new guidelines that have drastically cut the number of gays being dismissed under the policy. The Pentagon plans to release a monthslong study Tuesday on how lifting the gay service ban would affect armed forces. “Don’t ask” prohibits the military from asking about the sexual orientation of service members but allows the discharge of those who acknowledge being gay or are discovered to be engaging in homosexual activity.

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New wins over old for Victoria bridge More than 60% of voters give the nod to replace Peninsula Daily News news sources

VICTORIA — The big blue drawbridge that dominates one of Inner Harbour’s views when ferries from Port Angeles land will be replaced. The Johnson Street Bridge was already 36 years old when the MV Coho began its daily ferry runs between Port Angeles and Victoria more than 50 years ago. The landmark span that Victorians affectionately call the Blue Bridge because of its powder-blue hue will be replaced with a modern drawbridge, voters decided last weekend. Victorians turned out in droves last Saturday to give the nod to the city borrowing $49.2 million Canadian ($48.7 million U.S.) to replace the bridge, on which lots of rust now peppers the powder blue and the street and railroad bed has trouble rising to let tall ships pass.

“It’s great that the city is now in a position to move forward. We can now start on a new bridge and make sure we can deliver what was promised on time and on budget.”

Dean Fortin Victoria’s mayor

because this is the biggest infrastructure project in the city’s history and we want to make sure that taxpayers are provided with all of the information about how it’s being run.” The plan is to build a three-lane bridge, complete with on-street bike lanes, a multiuse path and dedicated sidewalk, immediately north of the existing bridge, which links downtown Victoria with new highrise on the northwest side as well as Esquimalt. Road approaches on both sides of the bridge are to be improved and the “S” curve Bonds approved on the west side is to be More than 60 percent of eliminated. It is estimated the city’s voters approved construction will take four years. the bonds. “It’s great that the city is now in a position to move Rail crossing? forward,” said Mayor Dean It is still uncertain Fortin, who has campaigned whether the new bridge will long and hard for the proj- include a rail crossing for ect. the E&N Rail line like the “We can now start on a current bridge does. new bridge and make sure In order to pare costs, we can deliver what was the City Council eliminated promised on time and on the rail portion unless outbudget,” Fortin told the Vic- side funding for it could be toria Times Colonist. found. Ross Crockford, a direcAt an estimated $77 miltor of johnsonstreetbridge. lion ($76.2 million U.S.), the org, the group working to bridge replacement is the preserve the existing Joseph costliest capital project in Strauss-designed bridge, Victoria’s history. conceded that the people With interest rates at had spoken. record lows and $21 million “But johnsonstreetbridge. ($20.8 million U.S.) in Canaorg is not going away,” he dian federal funding said. secured, Fortin and the city “We are going to con- argued that the timing was tinue to monitor the project right to replace the Blue and we are going to con- Bridge, whose electrical and tinue to file freedom of mechanical systems are information requests obsolete, concrete substruc-

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Voters in Victoria have approved a bond issue to help finance replacement of the 86-year-old Johnson Street Bridge, known as the Blue Bridge, which was designed by Joseph Strauss, designer of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. ture is eroded and steel components suffer from pack rust.

Voter approval But getting voter approval wasn’t easy. Eighteen months ago, council’s rush to approve the project in hopes of attracting federal-provincial infrastructure funding led to a petition signed by more than 10 percent of residents demanding a vote on borrowing money for a new bridge. Opponents then argued the city had not given enough consideration to refurbishment, then estimated at $35 million. Stung by that criticism, the city ordered staff to develop an apples-to-apples comparison of replacing versus refurbishing the bridge. That comparison, which included the cost of developing detailed designs and an economic impact study, pushed the cost of refurbish-


ment to an estimated $80 million ($79.2 million). Consultants said refurbishing the bridge would

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‘Critical habitat’ set aside for polar bears Alaska area smaller than first planned; drilling faces limits By Matthew Daly

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The Obama administration is setting aside 187,000 square miles in Alaska as a “critical habitat” for polar bears, an action that could add restrictions to future offshore drilling for oil and gas. The total, which includes large areas of sea ice off the Alaska coast, is about 13,000 square miles, or 8.3 million acres, less than in a preliminary plan released last year. Tom Strickland, assistant secretary for fish, wildlife and parks at the Interior Department, said the designation would help polar bears stave off extinction, recognizing that the greatest threat is the melting of Arctic sea ice caused by climate change. “This critical habitat designation enables us to work with federal partners to ensure their actions within its boundaries do not harm polar bear populations,” Strickland said. “We will continue to work toward comprehensive strategies for the long-term survival of this iconic species.” Designation of critical habitat does not in itself block economic activity or

other development but requires federal officials to consider whether a proposed action would adversely affect the polar bear’s habitat and interfere with its recovery. Nearly 95 percent of the designated habitat is sea ice in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas off Alaska’s northern coast. Polar bears spend most of their lives on frozen ocean where they hunt seals, breed and travel.

Parnell complaints Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell and the state’s oil and gas industry had complained that the preliminary plan released last year was too large and dramatically underestimated the potential economic impact. The designation could result in hundreds of millions of dollars in lost economic activity and tax revenue, they said. In response to the Obama administration’s action, Parnell said Wednesday that the state is pleased that existing man-made structures will be exempted from critical habitat considerations. But, he said in a statement, the state is disappointed it was not consulted

on many other recommendations. “This additional layer of regulatory burden will not only slow job creation and economic growth here and for our nation, but will also slow oil and gas exploration efforts,” Parnell said. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said reductions included in the final rule were mostly due to corrections that more accurately reflect the U.S. border in the Arctic Ocean. Five U.S. Air Force radar sites were exempted from the final rule, as were Native Alaskan communities in Barrow and Kaktovik. The Interior Department has declared polar bears “threatened,” or likely to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service become endangered, citing a dramatic loss of sea ice. The setting aside of 187,000 square miles in Alaska as a “critical

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Officials face a Dec. 23 deadline to explain why the bears were listed as threatened instead of the more protective “endangered.” Kassie Siegel, a lawyer for the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group that has filed a lawsuit to increase protections for the polar bear, hailed the designation of critical habitat. “Now we need the Obama administration to actually make it mean something so we can write the bear’s recovery plan — not its

obituary,” she said. Siegel called for the administration to impose a moratorium on oil and gas drilling in bear habitat areas. “An oil spill there would be a catastrophe,” she said. “That seems like an understatement.” The Arctic Slope Regional Corp., which advocates for Alaska Native business interests, said in a statement that the decision disproportionately impacts Alaska Natives and called the designation the “wrong

tool” for conserving the polar bear because it does nothing to address climate change. “The burden of the impacts will be felt by the people of the Arctic Slope,” said Tara Sweeney, vice president of external affairs for ASRC, which is based in Barrow, Alaska. “This is a quality-of-life issue for our people.” Kara Moriarty, deputy director of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said the action would hurt oil and gas exploration in

Alaska by creating more delays and added costs to projects in what already is a high-cost environment, she said. “The companies and the industry will be required to go through more permitting and create mitigation measures without a direct benefit to the polar bear or oil and gas development,” Moriarty said. “The Fish and Wildlife Service has found over and over again our activities pose no threat to the polar bear.”

Study: Neighborhood, school performance linked By Donna Gordon Blankinship The Associated Press

SEATTLE — The Seattle schools improving the most in recent years are nearly all in neighborhoods north of Interstate 90, away from the areas where most poor children in Washington’s largest school district live, a new analysis of district data reveals.

The University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education reported this week that south-end neighborhoods have 75 percent of the lowest-performing schools, and most of their high-achieving schools are in the more affluent areas of West Seattle. Only one in seven Seattle schools are both high growth and high achieving, and

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Campbell, who lives in Seattle’s south end, encouraged the community to not be overly patient about seeing progress in the most needy schools. “We have to really set a short time frame on what it looks like to have turnaround there,” she said.

Sharing with public In sharing this information with the public, Seattle is following a trend started by Denver about four years ago. Other big districts like Los Angeles and New York spread the idea, and now others around the nation are joining the movement at a progressively faster pace. Campbell gave credit for this trend to Rich Wenning, who developed the growth method for Denver Public Schools and then was hired by the state of Colorado to refine and expand

it statewide. His computer model can be used for free by anyone. “All the places that are doing it are really happy with their ability to compare apples to apples,” she said, adding that the most difficult part is making sure the district or the state has the necessary data to plug into the formulas. In addition to giving the general public more information about how their local school is doing and where it falls within the district, Campbell speculated this may also be the first time Seattle Public Schools has looked at student and school information in this way. Some people were grouchy about the district spending money to analyze data and come to conclusions that nearly everyone knew, Campbell said, but it’s important for the district to move beyond hearsay and into real information to direct its next moves.

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ATLANTA — Teens who text 120 times a day or more — and there seems to be a lot of them — are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don’t send as many messages, according to provocative new research. The study’s authors aren’t suggesting that “hyper-texting” leads to sex, drinking or drugs but say it’s startling to see an apparent link between excessive messaging and that kind of risky behavior. The study concludes that a significant number of teens are very susceptible to peer pressure and also have permissive or absent parents, said Dr. Scott Frank, the study’s lead author. “If parents are monitoring their kids’ texting and social networking, they’re probably monitoring other activities as well,” said Frank, an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Confidential survey The study was done at 20 public high schools in the Cleveland area last year and is based on confidential paper surveys of more than 4,200 students. It found that about one in five students were hyper-texters and about one in nine are hyper-networkers — those who spend three or more hours a day on Facebook and other social networking websites. About one in 25 fall into both categories. Hyper-texting and hyper-networking were more common among girls, minorities, kids whose parents have less education and students from a singlemother household, the study found. Frank’s study is billed as one of the first studies to look at texting and social networking and whether they are linked to actual sexual intercourse or to other risky behaviors. “This study demonstrates that it’s a legitimate question to explore,” said Douglas Gentile, who runs the Media Research Lab at Iowa State University. The study found those who text at least 120 times a day are nearly 3½ times

more likely to have had sex than their peers who don’t text that much. Hyper-texters were also more likely to have been in a physical fight, binge drink, use illegal drugs or take medication without a prescription. Compared with the heavy texters, the hypernetworkers were not as likely to have had sex but more likely to have been involved in other risky behaviors like drinking or fighting. A Kaiser Family Foundation study found that about half of children ages 8 to 18 send text messages on a cell phone in a typical day. The texters estimated they average 118 texts per day. That study also found that only 14 percent of kids said their parents set rules limiting texting. Other studies have tied teen texting to risky or lewd behavior. A Pew Research Center study found that about one-third of 16- and 17-year-olds send texts while driving. And an Associated Press-MTV poll found that about one-quarter of teenagers have “sexted” — shared sexually explicit photos, videos and chat by cell phone or online. The latest survey did not ask what students texted or what they discussed on social networks.

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — So you care about the environment, and you take a reusable shopping bag with you to the grocery store to avoid polluting the planet with countless plastic sacks. Now you find out your bag is made with lead. What’s an environmentalist to do? If you’re like Elnora Cooper, nothing. “I’m not eating the bag, and I’m not going to get rid of it,” Cooper, 68, said with a chuckle after walking out of a Wegmans Food Markets store in Rochester, N.Y., this week with a reusable bag under her arm. The latest in a long line of ominous warnings about potentially dangerous products concerns synthetic but reusable bags that may contain traces of lead.

An ironic concern The stir in supermarkets and Congress is less about whether the toxin might rub off on food and more about whether they could accumulate in landfills and create an environmental hazard. But since the point of the bags is that they’re to be kept, not tossed out, and because the concentration of lead in them is so low, some shoppers are convinced there’s little risk of an imminent toxic catastrophe. “I switched to reusable bags six or seven years ago to keep plastic out of landfills,” said Cooper, a retired nurse. “I’ll keep using the one with the lead, truthfully, before I start using plastic again.”

Subject matter One suburban Cleveland student said her texts involve nonsexual small talk with friends, homework assignments and student council bake sales. “I text with my mother about what time I need to be picked up,” said Tiara Freeman-Sargeant, a 14-year-old Shaker Heights High School freshman. She said she sends and receives about 250 texts a day. Talking on the phone just isn’t appealing to some teens, said her classmate, Ivanna Storms-Thompson. “Your arm gets tired, your ear gets sweaty,” said Ivanna, who also doesn’t like the awkward silences. Like her friend, Ivanna said she mostly gets A’s. Whether kids who text do well in school or behave in a crazy, risky way is coincidental, she said. “It depends on who you’re talking to and whether they have their priorities straight,” she said.


Sales halted The Rochester-based Wegmans chain of 77 stores in several Eastern states halted sales of two styles of reusable bags in September after tests by a local environmental group found they contained potentially unsafe levels of lead. Wegmans said there’s no evidence the 750,000 bags it sold pose a health threat. “The eventual disposal of the bags is the only issue, from an environmental perspective,” said spokeswoman Jo Natale, urging customers to return the bags for replacement when

The lead appears to be in a form that’s not easily extracted or “leached” out. But over time in a landfill, laboratory experts told the newspaper, the bags break down, and paint can flake off. Lead was used in the paint to add color, opaqueness and durability; it has been banned in wall paint in the U.S. since the

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Outcomes define quality of giving GIVING SHOULDN’T just give the giver a warm feeling. “We’re looking for outcomes, not just outputs,” United Way of Clallam County Executive Director Jody Martha Moss told the Ireland Shelter Providers Network’s Nov. 17 meeting, which I emceed. Outputs are measured in numbers served. Outcomes are seen in lives changed. Moss reported on United Way’s new education initiative and “Voices” listening project, which hosted conversations with 48 diverse groups. A group of single mothers in the Peninsula College medical assistant class told Voices that they formed a baby-sitting cooperative, proving that people in need can solve some of their own problems. High school students from dysfunctional families told Voices that they’re turning their chal-

lenges into “drive to do better and be different,” Moss said. Nine “wounded warriors,” including servicemen from World War II to the present, shared experiences in achieving educational, home-ownership and health care goals through veterans services. Ironically, Scott Buck had just reported that his 16-hour-a-week position administering Clallam County’s Veterans Relief Fund ends Dec. 1. To help cut $108,000 out of the county commissioners’ office budget, veterans fund money that paid Buck’s salary will instead offset part of a commissioners secretary’s salary. She will spend designated hours in the courthouse basement, handling veterans’ aid requests. Cuts to federal, state and local government programs are unavoidable in the face of shrinking revenues, but the University of Washington “is looking at advocating for a system of looking at long-term impacts to determine the wisdom of cuts,” Moss said. “If we have to cut, let’s be as value-driven and effective as possible.”

The same applies to private donations. United Good Neighbors of Jefferson County and United Way of Clallam County annual campaigns are far from meeting their targets as the Peninsula Daily News’ Peninsula Home Fund appeal kicks off and bell-ringers begin drawing attention to Salvation Army kettles. Givers give to make substantive changes in people’s lives, and that hinges on desire. “How do you instill volition in someone?” asked Brandel Sundt, a member of the boards of directors of Peninsula Community Mental Health Center and Serenity House of Clallam County. There’s no single mechanism that triggers volition — the desire to change. Moss recalled a young couple who had no desire to give up the party lifestyle, even after it reduced them to living in a car. “Then they got pregnant,” she said. For the couple, impending parenthood triggered volition. “Their focus moved from self to the child’s needs,” she said. They sought help from Serenity House and First Step and

Peninsula Voices Compost content In a recent issue of the magazine Soil U.S.A. (November 2010, Volume 40, No. 11), there is an article about compost contaminants. The city of San Francisco had a giveaway program in which from 2007 the city gave to gardeners its “organic biosolids compost.” There were independent tests done of that compost made with municipal sewage sludge that show it has high levels of contaminants. These contaminants have endocrine-disruptive properties and include PBDE (polybrominated diphenyl ether), flame retardants and an antibacterial agent (triclosan). The article states that these are bioaccumulate in the environment and elevated levels have been found in California citizens. The city of Port Angeles also makes “compost” with municipal biosolids. The city charges $20 a cubic yard. The city’s website (www. states that the

now have housing and parenting skills and are gaining education. “Regardless of volition or circumstances, people should not be living in a ditch,” said Serenity House Executive Director Kathy Wahto. Harm reduction efforts can create hope that leads to desire for a better life, but there’s “a troubling sense of blaming the victim,” Moss said, “until you realize it’s impacting your family, your friends and your future.” “Some people are extremely difficult to help,” said Sundt, one of Serenity House’s original founders 28 years ago. “We had drunks lying in the street,” he recalled. “We still have a population of people who don’t know they need help or what help they need,” said Helen Mills, who works for Olympic Community Action Programs. Affectionately known as OlyCAP, the two-county agency disburses the Home Fund, as well as health, nutrition, employment and other assistance programs serving seniors to infants. “A lot of people [who receive services] haven’t gotten past the embarrassment [so they] don’t

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Is it my imagination, or has Thanksgiving been lost in this money-madness called Christmas? Do our children really know what Thanksgiving is all about — or are they centered on knowing the next holiday is Christmas? What exactly is Thanksgiving? The way the overall economy is this year, “thankful” for knowing that things could be worse! What does Thanksgiving stand for? Thankful that we are still “one nation under God” and that for most, we have a roof over our heads and clothes on our backs and food to fill our stomachs! One more thing about Thanksgiving (and the extended holiday weekend) — we who can help those who don’t have those things that I pointed out can feel thankful to help those that don’t have what you and I have. Hope you had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Joel K. Pursell, Sequim

Good, bad erosion? Just fix the road! I’m continually amused by the acrobatics some people who call themselves “environmental activists” go to bend scientific fact to their side of an issue. I got my latest laugh from Seabury the good people of the Olympic Blair Jr. Forest Coalition, who think Dosewallips River Road should be allowed to erode away, effectively blocking access to two public campgrounds. According to a recent news story, the only thing that is now stopping Olympic National Forest Supervisor Dale Hom from

getting the road fixed is a lack of funding. Those of you who have been living in isolation the past eight years need to know that a big storm washed a football field-size chunk out of Dosewallips River Road in 2002. And you might be surprised to learn that it hasn’t been repaired yet. There are a couple of reasons for that, but much is due to the nice people of the Olympic Forest Coalition. These folks have discovered the difference between good and bad erosion. John Woolley, the president of Olympic Forest Coalition, was quoted in that Nov. 17 story: “Benign neglect can be a good thing. It’s [the washout] eroding perfectly for the fish.” That’s good erosion.

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Bad erosion is the stuff that stirs up silt, covering and killing salmon and steelhead eggs. Woolley would tell us that the acre of dirt, at least 80 feet thick, that slid into the Dosewallips River 8 years ago was bad erosion, since it undoubtedly killed a whole generation of fish. But today, the erosion from the washout is somehow good for the fish. Perhaps, in order to improve spawning habitat in rivers, we should blow large portions of landmass into them at regular intervals. Anyway, it’s time to get the road fixed, and do it with the least damage to the environment. In order to do that, the feds will have to find some money quickly, because with every passing year, the cost of returning the six miles of road beyond the

washout to service will increase. I’ve always found it interesting that Mount Rainier National Park found the bucks to repair the road to Longmire within months after it washed out, while Olympic National Park couldn’t muster any dollars to help out with the Dosewallips road. Both roads served national park campgrounds and both led to national park buildings. And while the Longmire Road was the exclusive responsibility of the National Park Service and Department of Interior, the Dosewallips Road could have the combined financial resources of two federal agencies — the Forest Service and Department of Agriculture and the Park Service and Department of Interior. So I would say this to Forest Supervisor Hom: there’s this thing called the American Recov-

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ery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which as of this month, has funded nearly 12,000 projects already completed or under way. Many of them are road projects and many of those are located in Washington, including several on the Olympic Peninsula. Maybe you should try to find a buck or two there.

________ Seabury Blair Jr. is the author of Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula; Backcountry Ski! Washington; Day Hike! Columbia Gorge; The Creaky Knees Guide to Washington; The Creaky Knees Guide to Oregon; and Day Hike! Mt. Rainier, with Ron C. Judd. He is a period contributor to Commentary and can be reached at

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Outfoxed in the Graveyard of Empires And we wonder why we haven’t found Osama bin Laden. Though we’re pouring billions into intelligence in Afghanistan, we can’t even tell the difference between a no-name faker and a senior member of the Taliban. The tragedy of Afghanistan has descended Maureen into farce. Dowd In the sort of scene that would have entertained millions if Billy Wilder had made a movie of Kipling’s “Kim,” it turns out that Afghan and NATO leaders have been negotiating for months with an imposter pretending to be a top Taliban commander — even as Gen. David Petraeus was assuring reporters that there were promising overtures to President Hamid Karzai from the Taliban about ending the war. Those familiar with the greatest Afghan con yet say that the British had spent a year developing the fake Taliban leader as a source and, despite a heated debate and CIA skepticism, Gen. Petraeus was buying into it. The West was putting planes and assets at the poseur’s disposal, and paying him a sum in the low six figures. “It’s funny but not funny because the consequences are so staggering,” said a Western diplomat. “Put it this way: It was not well handled.” We’ve heard a lot about the shadow world of Afghanistan, but this is ridiculous. We’re bargaining with the shadow of a shadow. Even President Karzai may have been fooled. The man taking us for a ride may have been taken for a ride. Indeed, sometimes it feels as if the entire region is taking us for a ride. Everybody is lining up for Western cash, treating America, the British and NATO like suckers. President Karzai and his brother toy with us for their immense personal profit, even as they corrupt their own elections. Karzai undermines the Ameri-

can military plan by going up against Gen. Petraeus on night raids. And the Taliban and the Pakistan intelligence service are Petraeus playing us as well. America is stomping around the moonscape of Afghanistan trying to do the right thing, but we can’t because we’re clueless about the culture to the point where we can be faked out by an imposter masquerading as Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, a high-level Taliban commander. As Dexter Filkins and Carlotta Gall revealed in The New York Times on Tuesday, the Afghan faker attended three meetings with NATO and Afghan officials, traveling across the border from Pakistan, where Taliban leaders are hiding with the help of the ISI, the Pakistani intelligence service (even though we give Pakistan billions of dollars in aid every year). The Times’ article said that the phony was even ushered into a meeting with Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul — something the crafty Karzai denied. He may have been dispatched as an agent by the Taliban — whose leaders still deny there are any peace talks — or the double-dealing Pakistani intelligence service. “The Taliban are cleverer than the Americans and our own intelligence service,” a senior Afghan official told the Times. “They are playing games.” Bizarrely, the Afghans let the fake Mansour retreat over the border. In a further huge embarrassment for the Western intelligence community, he was not held to determine whether he was an enemy agent. Nor is this the only confusion about our war. We also can’t seem to get the calendar straight. First, we were leaving in 2011. Then maybe we weren’t. Then we weren’t leaving until 2014. Then

maybe we aren’t. In trying to please all his many wartime constituencies, President Obama has provided a confusing plethora of plans and semiplans for withdrawal. No sooner had the NATO ministers in Lisbon agreed that we were staying till 2014 than Obama declared that “early 2011 will mark the beginning of a transition to Afghan responsibility.” On the duration of our commitment to the war in Afghanistan, we seem to be faking ourselves out. Obama wants to get out; Petraeus wants flexibility. “The real protagonists are the president and the general,” one Obama adviser noted dryly. It should have been a sign that the Russians, who are a lot more vicious than us and have a much closer cultural attachment to the Graveyard of Empires, got whipped after 9 years and 50 days — which we’re now exceeding. Just as with Saddam and WMD, or groping and the TSA, we get no satisfaction for the $80 billion a year we spend on intelligence. Or we get fake information like Curveball that leads us into spending trillions more on a trumped-up war. Last year, seven top CIA officials were fooled by a Jordanian double-agent who got onto an American base in Khost and blew all of them up. Our agents in the “wilderness of mirrors” may not be up to le Carré, but can’t they learn to Google, or at least watch “The Ipcress File”? Who knows? Maybe we’ve been dealing with bin Laden all along. Maybe he’s been coming and going under a different moniker. As far as our intelligence experts are concerned, a turban and beard are just a turban and beard.


Maureen Dowd is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times. Her column appears in the PDN every Friday. Contact Dowd via http://tinyurl. com/dowdmail.

There’s nothing like American ingenuity One of my favorite television programs is “How It’s Made” on the Science Channel. The documentary series shows “how the everyday objects people use become the things they are.” From ketchup and Michelle flip-flops, to nail clippers Malkin and snare drums, to NASCAR engines, hydraulic cylinders and motor homes, the show takes viewers on wondrous autobiographical journeys of the mundane products we too often take for granted. Though it originated in Canada and has become a global phenomenon, “How It’s Made” is largely a tribute to individual American ingenuity and American entrepreneurs. The show’s myriad episodes spotlighting U.S. inventions also serve as potent antidotes to the government-centric vision that reigns in the White House these days. Last summer, President Barack Obama opined that the proper role of private entrepreneurs is to fulfill “the core responsibilities of the financial system to help grow our economy” — and that “at a certain point you’ve made enough money.” Last month, Vice President Joe Biden boasted that “every single great idea that has marked the 21st century, the 20th century and the 19th century has required government vision and government incentive.” Such command-and-control narcissism is completely alien to the unique American culture and marketplace that have bred so

many successful inventors. Consider the electric carving knife that so many of you are using without a second thought this Thanksgiving holiday season. Jerome L. Murray, the New York City man who invented the ubiquitous kitchen appliance, was an insatiable tinkerer from his teens until his death in 1998 at the age of 85. He was driven not by a social justice agenda or by the need to “grow the economy” to boost government employment figures, but by a constant desire to solve problems, cut costs, satisfy his own intellectual curiosities and pursue the profit motive. Murray funded his creative pursuits out of his own pocket, not with taxpayer dollars. And one moneymaking idea was never “enough.” According to his obituary in The New York Times, the prolific inventor “saw no sense in inventing something that could not be sold.” At the time of his death, Murray held an astounding 75 foreign and domestic patents: ■  At 15, Murray manufactured a windmill that powered a radio generator and sold it to farmers in rural areas where regular electricity was unavailable. ■  In 1951, after observing passengers descending airplane stairs in the rain at Miami International Airport, he came up with the idea for covered airplane boarding ramps to protect travelers from inclement weather and to enable those in wheelchairs to cross into their terminals without having to be forklifted off their planes. The walkways are now used in airports around the world. ■  To save time and energy whenever he needed to climb the roof to adjust his television antenna for better reception, Murray crafted a television antenna rotator by attaching two

strings to the antenna and pulling them from his window. The invention evolved into the TV antenna rotator, which Murray’s obituary reports “generated nearly $40 million in sales over several decades.” ■  Murray also invented the audible pressure cooker, the power automotive seat, a highspeed dental drill and the peristaltic pump, which moves fluids through the body without damaging cells using contractions and expansions. The lifesaving pump paved the way for historic breakthroughs in open-heart surgery and kidney dialysis — and its technology has been applied by the food processing, pharmaceutical manufacturing and chemical processing industries. ■  And to assist harried housewives in the post-World War II era, Murray combined the use of an interior combustion motor with dual blades to create the electric carving knife. It was patented in 1964, and the same technology used to slice up your turkey was adopted to create medical and forensic tools now used in surgeries and autopsies. Murray’s self-interested capitalist pursuits yielded untold benefits and conveniences for the rest of the world. In the tale of the mundane electric carving knife lies a profound lesson: Liberty, not “government vision,” yields innovation. For this priceless insight bequeathed to us by our Founding Fathers, Americans should give eternal thanks.

________ Michelle Malkin is author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & Cronies. Her column appears in the PDN every Friday. E-mail:

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The United Way of Clallam County, having raised $360,000 toward its $1 million goal, will mail out a plea for more help this week, said Jody Moss, executive director. “ L a s t year, we had more donors at this point, and the amount was a b o u t $50,000 more,” Moss Moss s a i d Wednesday. She estimated that more than 1,400 people have contributed to the annual fund drive so far and said that more donations may be on the way as businesses wrap up their fundraising campaigns.

Economic impact “But I think we’re starting to see the economic impact of what’s going on right now,” she said, referring to high unemployment and other news of a poor economy. “We’re a little concerned.” Moss said that $953,000 was donated to United Way last year. A mailer will be delivered to all residents and businesses in Clallam County, with the first mailing Wednesday. “The mailer is not a request for a second gift but a way to reach people who don’t give through a work-

“Many people in our community are struggling just to get by,” he said. “Every contribution, whether $10 or $1,000, is important. If everyone in Clallam County sent in a donation, imagine the good we can do right here at home.” Moss said that economic needs will be solved at the local level. “United Way is one of the best ways to do that because it’s local,” she said. “It helps people stay working. It helps people get back to work. It’s an economic driver.” United Way does that by supporting agencies that help with job skills and teach how to budget diminBudget cuts ished resources well, she Funds for health and said. human services have been severely reduced, she said, Supports new parents “and many fear that tradiUnited Way agencies tional sources of social service funding may not be also support new parents, helping them find child care restored in the future. “Some of the budget cuts they can afford and be betthat are on their way are ter parents at home so “the just going to create more kids are growing up people in need,” Moss said. healthy,” Moss said. Legislators’ “hands are There are many options tied,” she said. “They have for giving to United Way: to make these cuts. payroll deduction, check, “But the impact is going credit card, PayPal, direct to trinkle down to the local billing, IRA distribution or economy.” “We hope that commu- stock transfer. All donations nity members who have not are tax-deductible. For more information yet sent in their donations will remember to do so,” about donating, phone the said Dan McKeen, Port United Way office at 360Angeles fire chief and chair- 457-3011 or visit the webman of this year’s fundrais- site at www.unitedway ing campaign. place, who are new to the community or work at home,” Moss said. “We recognize that some community members may not be able to give what they would like because of the past two years of a bad economy,” Moss said. But as donations stall, the need grows, she added. “Many people who have never been unemployed before are seeking help for the first time,” Moss said. United Way personnel are hearing from members of its 25 partner agencies — which will receive allocations from the United Way fund drive — that they are “being inundated with people asking for help,” Moss said.

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Lela Copeland of the Lazy J Tree Farm in Agnew sells wintertime vegetables at the Port Angeles Farmers Market under The Gateway pavilion at Front and Lincoln streets. The yearround, snow-or-shine market is open each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Saturday, the market offers wreath-making demonstrations, starting at 11 a.m.

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Coping with the white scourge WANT SOMETHING TO be thankful for? All the snow you see sitting on the ground right now should be gone by the end of the weekend. Now that’s a relief. Matt Outside of Schubert perhaps the Pacific Islands, I don’t think there’s a region less adept at dealing with the white stuff than Western Washington. It’s like Evergreen State kryptonite; a slushy scourge that forces the citizenry to recoil in fear. Where I come from — the snowy Midwest — this stuff would’ve been salted and plowed off the roads faster than you can say, “Get dressed and go to school.” Here, of course, Also . . . the entire region ■ Date set shuts down Cherfor meeting nobyl-meltdown on proposed style. Sutherland Certainly, the closure/B4 snow is a bit different here. But radioactive? Luckily, it could all be gone by Sunday. And we can go back to what we know best: Rain . . . and lots of it.


Red Devils ready for Dome Neah Bays gets shot at revenge in 1B semifinal against Lummi the Tacoma Dome on Saturday at 4 p.m. TACOMA — It seems only And this time, the roles are fitting, doesn’t it? reversed. A year after seeing its Now it’s the Blackhawks — dream season denied by the Lummi Blackhawks, Neah Bay 2-0 in head-to-head matchups this fall — who come into the has a chance to return the semis with all the pressure favor. against the underdog Red DevThe Red Devils (9-2) and ils. Blackhawks (10-1) will meet Neah Bay head coach Tony for the second straight year in McCaulley wouldn’t have it the Class 1B state football semifinals when they face off at any other way. Peninsula Daily News

“They have everything to lose and we have nothing to lose,” said McCaulley, whose 2009 team beat Lummi twice during a perfect regular season only to fall 64-36 to the Blackhawks in the state semifinals. “It’s way better than last year. Last year we were the ones who felt the pressure. “My team is so young this year, I don’t think they even know where they are at.” That is, of course, a bit of an understatement. After all, many of the same players who will suit up for the Red Devils on Saturday were also on the field last year.

State Football Lummi’s wide-open offense overwhelmed Neah Bay in the game as it racked up 432 yards and eight touchdowns. The Blackhawks followed that up with 45-0 mercy rule win over the Red Devils in Week 1 this fall, staking their claim as the team to beat for eight-man football in Western Washington. Two month later, however, Neah Bay is a completely different team. Turn



Steelhead: hot start Hopefully we can keep the wet stuff at a minimum. The way winter steelhead fishing is going right now, the longer the rivers stay in shape, the better. If things remain close to form, anglers ought to do pretty well this holiday weekend, according to Bob Gooding of Olympic Sporting Goods in Forks (360-374-6330). “They are killing them,” Gooding said. “It’s been snotty, but the weather let up and it ain’t bad at all. “There’s quite a few steelhead around.” Indeed, reports of limits have spread to all corners of the North Olympic Peninsula. The Bogachiel and Calawah, in particular, have produced a fair amount of fish during the past week. Those two rivers are the epicenter of the West End’s hatchery steelhead run and tend to come into shape by the time Thanksgiving rolls around. This year appears to be no different. “I’ve had guys that said they quit counting when they were in the 20s,” Bob Aunspach of Swain’s General Store (360-452-2357) in Port Angeles said. “I talked to one customer that said they caught four limits out of the hatchery hole [on the Bogachiel].” Added Brian Menkal of Brian’s Sporting Goods and More (360-6831950) in Sequim: “If I had an opportunity to go someplace for fishing, that’s where I would be. Without a doubt.” The Bogachiel Hatchery steelhead run is the largest of its kind on the Peninsula. Several other rivers in the area receive a hatchery run of some form or another, including the Hoh, Elwha, Lyre, Clallam, Pysht, Hoko and Sekiu. Some of those fisheries will end after this winter, however, due to budget cuts within the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. The peak for hatchery steelhead typically comes between Thanksgiving and Christmas, when hordes of anglers eschew those holiday shopping plans for a shot at the steelies. This weekend is considered the unofficial kick off to the season. “There’s fish around, a lot of people have four-day weekends, and it’s always pretty busy,” Gooding said.

Snider Creek meeting Speaking of steelhead runs on the chopping block, the fate of the Snider Creek steelhead enhancement program could be up for grabs. Fish and Wildlife will hold a public meeting concerning the broodstock at the West End Sportsmen’s Club, 243 Sportsmen’s Club Road, in Forks from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Turn



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First-year Peninsula College men’s basketball coach Lance Von Vogt, center, was brought in by athletic director Rick Ross, right, this summer to help hang more banners in the Pirates gymnasium.

Pirates’ new captain Von Vogt brings vision to Peninsula basketball By Matt Schubert

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PORT ANGELES — Lance Von Vogt’s goals aren’t much different from any other college basketball coach. Championships, division titles, banners hanging from the rafters . . . there isn’t a program in the country that envisions any less in its master plan. More important to the 36-year-old Peninsula College men’s coach, however, is the process by which his Pirates go about getting that done.

“If we exhibit toughness on a play-by-play basis, on a day-byday basis, on a game-by-game basis, if we exhibit rebounding and fundamentals and discipline on the court, off the court and in the classroom, then that’s “I always tell the guys, ‘Some- what we become.” times, the scoreboard lies,’” Von Vogt said while sitting in his Greek philosophy office days before the start of his Quoting an ancient Greek first season in Port Angeles. philosopher to put a new spin on “You can go out there and win a game, but the other team the old “one game at a time” got more out of their talent than sports cliche? Now that’s uncommon. you did out of yours. So we don’t But for a coach who cut his really focus on the word ‘win’ as teeth under unorthodox coachmuch.” Rather, it’s the word “consis- ing legend Lefty Driesell at Georgia State, perhaps it’s to be tency.” “There’s an awesome quote expected. Driesell is credited with from Aristotle that says, ‘You are what you continually do,’” Von starting the nationwide tradiVogt said. tion of Midnight Madness dur-

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ing his highly successful 17-year tenure at the University of Maryland. And Von Vogt brought that same custom — he called it “Pirate Madness” — to Peninsula College for its first basketball practice of the year earlier this fall. Players from the men’s and women’s teams ran out of a tunnel to spotlights in a blackened gym and were introduced to the crowd at the season-opening event. They performed a team dance routine, scrimmaged and capped things off with a dunk contest. Turn



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RENTON — This is not the best week for Seattle to suddenly start questioning the problems with its run defense. Not with the best ground team in the Next Game NFL coming to Sunday town Sunday. S e a t t l e ’ s vs. Chiefs ability to stop at Qwest Field the run, a Time: 1:05 p.m. strength of the On TV: Ch. 7 Seahawks for The Associated Press the first half of New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory (29) is the season, has suddenly become a tackled on the Seattle five yard line by Seattle liability. Seahawks safety Earl Thomas (29) on a 29-yard gain Turn

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ARLINGTON, Texas — As Roy Williams ran toward the end zone, he realized the importance of his breakaway catchand-run. Just hold Also . . . onto it, he ■ N.Y. Jets, thought, and the Dallas Patriots Cowboys would hold form pull off one of on Turkey their greatest Day/B3 Thanksgiving comebacks. He even switched the ball from one hand to another to make sure he kept it from the defender in front of him. The guy behind him changed everything. Turn





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Australia’s Peter Siddle, center, celebrates his hat trick of wickets with his teammates by dismissing England’s Stuart Broad for zero during the first day of the first test in the Ashes cricket Series between Australia and England in Brisbane, Australia, on Thursday.

NFL Standings NATIONAL CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF Seattle 5 5 0 .500 185 St. Louis 4 6 0 .400 177 Arizona 3 7 0 .300 188 San Francisco 3 7 0 .300 160 East W L T Pct PF Philadelphia 7 3 0 .700 284 N.Y. Giants 6 4 0 .600 253 Washington 5 5 0 .500 202 Dallas 3 8 0 .273 256 South W L T Pct PF Atlanta 8 2 0 .800 256 New Orleans 8 3 0 .727 265 Tampa Bay 7 3 0 .700 209 Carolina 1 9 0 .100 117 North W L T Pct PF Chicago 7 3 0 .700 191 Green Bay 7 3 0 .700 252 Minnesota 3 7 0 .300 172 Detroit 2 9 0 .182 258 AMERICAN CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF Kansas City 6 4 0 .600 243 Oakland 5 5 0 .500 238 San Diego 5 5 0 .500 274 Denver 3 7 0 .300 217 East W L T Pct PF New England 9 2 0 .818 334 N.Y. Jets 9 2 0 .818 264 Miami 5 5 0 .500 172 Buffalo 2 8 0 .200 213 South W L T Pct PF Indianapolis 6 4 0 .600 268 Jacksonville 6 4 0 .600 220 Tennessee 5 5 0 .500 257 Houston 4 6 0 .400 244 North W L T Pct PF Baltimore 7 3 0 .700 233 Pittsburgh 7 3 0 .700 235 Cleveland 3 7 0 .300 192 Cincinnati 2 9 0 .182 225 Thursday’s Games New England 45, Detroit 24 New Orleans 30, Dallas 27 N.Y. Jets 26, Cincinnati 10 Sunday’s Games Tennessee at Houston, 10 a.m. Green Bay at Atlanta, 10 a.m. Minnesota at Washington, 10 a.m. Jacksonville at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m. Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 10 a.m. Carolina at Cleveland, 10 a.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 1:05 p.m. Miami at Oakland, 1:05 p.m. St. Louis at Denver, 1:15 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 1:15 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 1:15 p.m. San Diego at Indianapolis, 5:20 p.m. Monday’s Game San Francisco at Arizona, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 Houston at Philadelphia, 5:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 San Francisco at Green Bay, 10 a.m. Denver at Kansas City, 10 a.m. Buffalo at Minnesota, 10 a.m. Jacksonville at Tennessee, 10 a.m. Cleveland at Miami, 10 a.m. Chicago at Detroit, 10 a.m. Washington at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m. New Orleans at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Oakland at San Diego, 1:05 p.m. Carolina at Seattle, 1:15 p.m.

PA 233 198 292 219 PA 226 220 245 301 PA 192 197 206 252 PA 146 146 226 282 PA 207 223 211 287 PA 266 187 208 276 PA 216 270 198 287 PA 178 165 206 288

St. Louis at Arizona, 1:15 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1:15 p.m. Dallas at Indianapolis, 1:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 5:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6 N.Y. Jets at New England, 5:30 p.m.

College Football The AP Top 25 Fared Thursday No. 1 Oregon (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 20 Arizona, today. No. 2 Auburn (11-0) did not play. Next: at No. 9 Alabama, today. No. 3 Boise State (10-0) did not play. Next: at No. 19 Nevada, today. No. 4 TCU (11-0) did not play. Next: at New Mexico, Saturday. No. 5 Wisconsin (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern, Saturday. No. 6 LSU (10-1) did not play. Next: at No. 12 Arkansas, Saturday. No. 7 Stanford (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Oregon State, Saturday. No. 8 Ohio State (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Michigan, Saturday. No. 9 Alabama (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 2 Auburn, today. No. 10 Oklahoma State (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 14 Oklahoma, Saturday. No. 11 Michigan State (10-1) did not play. Next: at Penn State, Saturday. No. 12 Arkansas (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 6 LSU, Saturday. No. 13 Virginia Tech (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Virginia, Saturday. No. 14 Oklahoma (9-2) did not play. Next: at No. 10 Oklahoma State, Saturday. No. 15 Missouri (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Kansas, Saturday. No. 16 Nebraska (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. Colorado, Friday, Saturday. No. 17 Texas A&M (9-3) beat Texas 24-17. Next: TBD. No. 18 South Carolina (8-3) did not play. Next: at Clemson, Saturday. No. 19 Nevada (10-1) did not play. Next: at No. 3 Boise State, today. No. 20 Arizona (7-3) did not play. Next: at No. 1 Oregon, today. No. 21 North Carolina State (8-3) did not play. Next: at Maryland, Saturday. No. 22 Florida State (8-3) did not play. Next: vs. Florida, Saturday. No. 23 Utah (9-2) did not play. Next: vs. BYU, Saturday. No. 24 Iowa (7-4) did not play. Next: at Minnesota, Saturday. No. 25 Mississippi State (7-4) did not play. Next: at Mississippi, Saturday. PAC-1- STANDINGS Conf. Overall Oregon 7-0 10-0 Stanford 7-1 10-1 Oregon State 4-3 5-5 Arizona 4-3 7-3 USC 4-4 7-4 Washington 3-4 4-6 California 3-5 5-6 Arizona State 2-5 4-6 UCLA 2-5 4-6 Washington State 1-7 2-9 Today’s Games UCLA at Arizona State, 12:30 p.m. No. 21 Arizona at No. 1 Oregon, 4 p.m. Saturday’s Games Washington at California,12:30 p.m. Oregon State at No. 6 Stanford, 4:30 p.m. Notre Dame at USC, 5 p.m.

Basketball NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 11 4 .733 — New York 8 8 .500 3 1/2 Toronto 6 9 .400 5 New Jersey 5 10 .333 6 Philadelphia 3 12 .200 8 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Orlando 10 4 .714 — Atlanta 9 7 .563 2 Miami 8 7 .533 2 1/2 Washington 5 9 .357 5 Charlotte 5 10 .333 5 1/2 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 8 5 .615 — Indiana 7 6 .538 1 Cleveland 6 8 .429 2 1/2 Milwaukee 5 9 .357 3 1/2 Detroit 5 10 .333 4 WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division W L Pct GB Utah 11 5 .688 — Oklahoma City 10 5 .667 1/2 Denver 8 6 .571 2 Portland 8 6 .571 2 Minnesota 4 12 .250 7 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 13 2 .867 — Golden State 7 8 .467 6 Phoenix 7 8 .467 6 Sacramento 4 10 .286 8 1/2 L.A. Clippers 3 13 .188 10 1/2 Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 13 1 .929 — New Orleans 11 3 .786 2 Dallas 10 4 .714 3 Memphis 6 9 .400 7 1/2 Houston 4 10 .286 9 Wednesday’s Games New York 99, Charlotte 95 Cleveland 83, Milwaukee 81 Toronto 106, Philadelphia 90 Boston 89, New Jersey 83 Orlando 104, Miami 95 Memphis 105, Detroit 84 San Antonio 113, Minnesota 109, OT Dallas 111, Oklahoma City 103 Houston 111, Golden State 101 Chicago 123, Phoenix 115,2OT Utah 105, New Orleans 87 Thursday’s Games Atlanta 116, Washington 96 L.A. Clippers 100, Sacramento 82 Tonight’s Games Houston at Charlotte, 4 p.m. Cleveland at Orlando, 4 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 4:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Indiana, 5 p.m. Dallas at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Chicago at Denver, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Utah, 6 p.m. Golden State at Memphis, 6:30 p.m. New Orleans at Portland, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games Atlanta at New York, 10 a.m. Orlando at Washington, 4 p.m. Memphis at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m. New Jersey at Philadelphia, 4:30 p.m. Golden State at Minnesota, 5 p.m.

Miami at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Charlotte at Milwaukee, 6 p.m. Chicago at Sacramento, 7 p.m.

Hockey NHL Standings WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 21 11 7 3 25 62 58 Colorado 22 12 9 1 25 76 67 Minnesota 20 10 8 2 22 47 53 Calgary 21 8 11 2 18 60 63 Edmonton 21 6 11 4 16 52 84 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Phoenix 21 11 5 5 27 62 59 Los Angeles 21 13 8 0 26 62 53 San Jose 20 10 6 4 24 60 54 Dallas 20 11 8 1 23 59 58 Anaheim 23 10 10 3 23 57 69 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 19 13 4 2 28 67 53 Columbus 20 14 6 0 28 59 47 St. Louis 20 12 5 3 27 54 52 Chicago 24 11 11 2 24 73 72 Nashville 20 9 7 4 22 48 53 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 23 15 6 2 32 84 56 Pittsburgh 23 13 8 2 28 70 59 N.Y. Rangers 23 12 10 1 25 68 65 New Jersey 22 7 13 2 16 43 66 N.Y. Islanders 21 4 12 5 13 44 72 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 22 14 7 1 29 57 43 Boston 20 12 6 2 26 58 39 Ottawa 22 10 11 1 21 53 69 Toronto 20 8 9 3 19 47 55 Buffalo 23 8 12 3 19 58 69 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 23 15 6 2 32 77 66 Tampa Bay 22 13 7 2 28 70 68 Atlanta 22 10 9 3 23 70 71 Carolina 21 9 10 2 20 65 71 Florida 20 9 11 0 18 53 51 Wednesday’s Games New Jersey 2, Calgary 1, SO St. Louis 2, Nashville 1, SO Pittsburgh 1, Buffalo 0 Columbus 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, OT Washington 3, Carolina 2 Atlanta 5, Detroit 1 Montreal 4, Los Angeles 1 Dallas 2, Ottawa 1 Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Rangers 3 Boston 3, Florida 1 Philadelphia 6, Minnesota 1 Vancouver 4, Colorado 2 San Jose 5, Chicago 2 Thursday’s Games Edmonton 3, Colorado 2 Today’s Games Carolina at Boston, 9 a.m. New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, 10 a.m. Calgary at Philadelphia, 10 a.m. Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m. Nashville at Minnesota, 11 a.m. Chicago at Anaheim, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 2 p.m. Detroit at Columbus, 4 p.m. Toronto at Buffalo, 4:30 p.m. Montreal at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Florida, 4:30 p.m. St. Louis at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 7 p.m.

Hawks: Trying to improve run defense Continued from B1 Last week against New Orleans, poor tackling allowed Chris Ivory to run for 99 yards and helped dictate the tenor of the Saints’ 34-19 win. Now, Seattle is faced with trying to correct its problems against Kansas City’s duo of Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones. “We saw on the tape there are some things we are starting to go away from as far as technique and fundamentals,” Seattle safety Lawyer Milloy said. “So now at this point of the season, the last six games, it’s more so focusing on the things you do good, getting back to the basics, stuff like that.

“It’s really simple. That game we didn’t do a lot of things right, especially on the defensive side of the ball. It’s easy to correct.” There are multiple reasons for Seattle’s sudden turn in stopping the run. Through their first five games, the Seahawks didn’t allow any opponent to run for 90 or more yards. Then injuries began mounting, especially on the defensive line. Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane missed four games with a calf injury and while he was out, defensive end Red Bryant was lost for the season to a torn knee ligament. Fellow defensive tackle Colin Cole also suffered a high-ankle sprain and isn’t

expected back until the middle of December. Seattle’s win over Arizona on Oct. 17 first exposed the issue when the Cardinals ran for 114 yards. Including that game, four of Seattle’s last five opponents have topped 100 yards, including 239 yards rushing allowed to Oakland and 197 to the New York Giants. Now come the Chiefs, who lead the league averaging 164 yards per game on the ground and are third in the league with nearly 5 yards per carry. In its six wins, Kansas City is running for nearly 192 yards per game. Charles has an outside shot at a second-straight 1,000-yard season on Sun-

day, needing 152 to reach the benchmark. Jones has rushed for 644 yards. “You’re dealing with a wide variety of skill players back there and they all have different attributes they bring,” Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley said. “We just have to talk about really keep leverage on them, getting 11 hats on the ball when they do run and we’re going to have to swarm to them.” Seattle came out of New Orleans frustrated because its inability to slow down Ivory made the day easier for Drew Brees, who proceeded to pick apart a leaky pass defense for 382 yards and four touchdowns. The worry isn’t much

different this week with Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel, the secondhighest rated passer in the entire league the past five weeks. Seattle brought back Amon Gordon, who was with the team in training camp, to add some depth along the defensive line and add competition. Carroll said he planned to continue with the same group, but perhaps change the rotations to try and awaken a run defense that carried the Seahawks early in the season. “We did a lot of things uncharacteristic,” Milloy said of the loss to New Orleans. “Are we going to fix it right away? I don’t know. But we need to.”

SPORTS ON TV Today 7 a.m. (47) GOLF EPGA Golf, Dubai World Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, UAE. 8 a.m. (27) ESPN2 College Football, Louisville at Rutgers. 9 a.m. (4) KOMO College Football, West Virginia at Pittsburgh. 9 a.m. (26) ESPN College Basketball, Old Spice Classic Semifinal in Orlando, Fla. 11:30 a.m. (7) KIRO College Football, Auburn at Alabama in Iron Bowl. 11:30 a.m. (26) ESPN College Basketball, 76 Classic Semifinal at Anaheim, Calif. 11:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 College Basketball, VCU vs. UCLA in NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden in New York City, N.Y. 12:30 p.m. (4) KOMO College Football, Colorado at Nebraska. 12:30 p.m. (25) FSNW College Football, UCLA at Arizona State. 2 p.m. (26) ESPN College Basketball, Tennessee vs. Villanova in NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden in New York City, N.Y. 2 p.m. (27) ESPN2 College Basketball, Old Spice Classic Semifinal at HP Field House in Orlando, Fla. 4 p.m. (26) ESPN College Football, Arizona at Oregon. 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets at Charlotte Bobcats. 6:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzlies. 7:15 p.m. (26) ESPN College Football, Boise State at Nevada.

Saturday 3 a.m. (47) GOLF EPGA Golf, Dubai World Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, UAE. 4:30 a.m. (27) ESPN2 EPL Soccer, Arsenal at Aston Villa. 9 a.m. (4) KOMO College Football, Michigan at Ohio State. 9 a.m. (26) ESPN College Football, Boston College at Syracuse. 9 a.m. (27) ESPN2 College Football, Michigan State at Penn State. 9:30 a.m. (25) FSNW College Football, Missouri vs. Kansas at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. 10 a.m. (2) CBUT Alpine Skiing, Men’s Super G World Cup Men’s at Lake Louise, Alberta. 11 a.m. (5) KING College Football, Grambling State vs. Southern in Southern Classic at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, La. Noon (2) CBUT Figure Skating, Grand Prix in Paris, France. 12:30 p.m. (4) KOMO (26) ESPN College Football, Florida at Florida State or Northwestern at Wisconsin. 12:30 p.m. (7) KIRO College Football, Louisiana State at Arkansas. 12:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 College Football, North Carolina at Maryland. 12:30 p.m. (25) FSNW College Football, Washington at California. 2 p.m. (2) CBUT Bobsleigh and Skeleton, World Cup at Whistler, B.C. 4 p.m. (2) CBUT NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa Senators. 4 p.m. (27) ESPN2 College Football, South Carolina at Clemson. 4 p.m. (25) FSNW College Basketball, USC at Nebraska. 4:45 p.m. (26) ESPN College Football, Georgia Tech at Georgia. 5 p.m. (25) FSNW College Football, Houston at Texas Tech. 5:05 p.m. (4) KOMO College Football, Oklahoma at Oklahoma State or Notre Dame at USC. 7 p.m. (2) CBUT NHL Hockey, San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers. 7 p.m. WGN NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls at Sacramento Kings. 7:30 p.m. (27) ESPN2 College Basketball, Arizona vs. Kansas in Las Vegas, Nev. 3 a.m. (47) GOLF EPGA Golf, Dubai World Championship at Jumeirah Golf in Dubai, UAE.


Peninsula Daily News

Friday, November 26, 2010


PDN Weekly Football Picks

This weekend’s games (Day) High School Neah Bay vs. Lummi in Tacoma, 4 p.m. (Sat.) College Washington at California, 12:30 p.m. (Sat.) Auburn at Alabama, 11:30 a.m. (Fri.) Arizona at Oregon, 4 p.m. (Fri.) Boise State at Nevada, 7:15 p.m. (Fri.) Oklahoma at Oklahoma State, 5 p.m. (Sat.) NFL Kansas City at Seattle, 1:05 p.m. (Sun.) Philadelphia at Chicago, 1:15 p.m. (Sun.) Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 1:15 p.m. (Sun.) San Diego at Indianapolis, 5:20 p.m. (Sun.) San Francisco at Arizona, 5:30 p.m. (Mon.)

Brad LaBrie Sports Editor

Matt Schubert Sports Reporter

Mike Carman Golf Columnist

Thomas Honor Guest Picker (Sports Asst.)

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California Auburn Oregon Boise State Oklahoma State

California Alabama Oregon Boise State Oklahoma State

California Alabama Oregon Boise State Oklahoma

California Alabama Oregon Boise State Oklahoma State

Seattle Chicago Baltimore Indianapolis Arizona

Seattle Philadelphia Baltimore Indianapolis Arizona

Seattle Philadelphia Baltimore Indianapolis Arizona

Kansas City Philadelphia Baltimore Indianapolis San Francisco

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State: Looking for vengeance Continued from B1 to be the case in last week’s win over Lyle. The Red Devils kept Not only did the Red Devils narrow the gap sig- vaunted Lyle running back nificantly in the teams’ sec- Henry Mattai (6,523 yards ond meeting this season — in 37 games) out of the end a 41-30 Lummi win — they zone while amassing 308 also pulled off a 30-6 upset yards rushing on offense. Ball control of fourth-ranked Lyle/WishNeah Bay’s ball control ram in the first round of the offense ate away at the 1B state playoffs. “I think we’ve gotten bet- clock, with junior running ter since the last time we back Titus Pascua carrying played them,” McCaulley the ball 26 times for 151 yards and a touchdown. said. Quarterback Josiah “Our tackling, our defense, our blocking has Green added 68 yards and all come quite a ways since two touchdowns on nine we played them last time.” carries. It’s exactly that sort of That certainly appeared

Pirates: Coach Continued from B1

“I love it, and I just feel like it’s going to be a good It was just the sort of fun season for us this year.” basketball environment Von Vogt sees as being essential Big shoes to his program’s success. Of course, Von Vogt’s pre“The guys enjoy that kind decessor, Stewart, had his of stuff,” Von Vogt said. “It share of good seasons at Pengives them a chance to insula as well. express their personalities in Stewart guided the a fun and engaging way. Pirates to the NWAACC “For me, that’s what col- playoffs in six of his eight lege is all about. It’s about seasons on campus, compilthe guys engaging with the ing a 124-80 record with fans and the community. three North Division titles. “At the end of the day, Obviously, that hasn’t that’s why guys are going to kept Von Vogt from trying to want to play for us.” put his own stamp on the

Next stop Von Vogt replaced outgoing coach Peter Stewart this June after Stewart resigned to take a job in his native North Dakota at Minot State. The move to the North Olympic Peninsula is the last of several stops along Von Vogt’s 12-year coaching career. That odyssey began as a graduate assistant under Paul Hewitt at Georgia Tech, then later led to head of basketball operations positions at Georgia State and Eastern Kentucky, a head coaching gig at Oxford College of Emory in Georgia and, most recently, an assistant’s job at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Ariz. Along the way, he picked up many of the ideas that are now part of his vision for Peninsula College. “You find out really quick that coaching is more than X’s and Os and drawing something on a board,” said Von Vogt, who played college ball at St. Johns River Community College in Palatka, Fla. “The one thing [Hewitt and Driesell] did was bring people together. Added Von Vogt, “When you’re a new coach you have to set the tone. You have to let the guys know what do we stand for, and that’s been a focus of mine since I stepped on campus. “I shared the vision with the guys: We’re going to be a family. “I’m sure we’re going to have our arguments, but at the end of the day we’re going to look out for each other like brothers.” That idea is something that has been embraced by many Pirates this fall, according to returning sophomore Trevant Musgrow. Much of that, however, has to do with the players Von Vogt brought in to the program, the 5-foot-11 shooting guard said. “Last year we had a lot of different personalities on the team,” Musgrow said. “This year we’re a lot closer. We all hang out, and it affects on the court and off the court.

program. In addition to Pirate Madness, Von Vogt has also installed a new weight training program focussing on more reps and less weight as well as a more up-tempo practice style. “With Coach V, we have transition offense the whole time at practice,” returning sophomore forward Jeremiah Johnson said. “We’ll do one thing on one side [of the court] and then as soon as we’re done there we’ll run to the other side and do the same thing. “It’s a lot faster, so it’s getting us ready for actual game situations. “That’s a little bit different than last year where we kind of ran through stuff over and over [on one side of the court] and then put it into play, instead of putting it into play as we do it.”

grinding run game that McCaulley hopes to employ against the Blackhawks on Saturday. “We’ve got to play tough defense and we’ve got to control the ball,” McCaulley said. “We’ve got to control the clock, which means we’ve got to keep the ball away from them.” With good reason. Lummi has one of the most explosive offenses in eight-man football. The Blackhawks, led by all-everything athlete Eric Robinson (1,383 yards rushing/receiving, 27 touch-

downs), have scored 45 points or more nine times this season. Just last week, they put 63 points on Taholah in a mercy-rule victory in a firstround playoff game. “We felt we were only a couple plays away from winning that game [in October], but that’s what Lummi does to you,” McCaulley said. “They make those big plays on you. “We’ve just got to shut down one of two of them.” Maybe then the Red Devils can get their revenge.

Peninsula College men at a glance ■ Head coach: Lance Von Vogt (First year) ■ Last year: 10-6 in North Division, 13-14 overall; Eliminated in NWAACC tournament (0-2). ■ Returning sophomores: Trevant Musgrow (5-11, G), Bryce Jacobson (6-4, F), Jeremiah Johnson (6-4, G/F). ■ Top newcomers: DeShaun Freeman (6-7, F, Fr.), Thad Vinson (6-3, G, Soph.), Mitrell Clark (5-10, G, Soph.), Sammeon Waller (5-11, G, Fr.). ■ Outlook: Armed with a roster stocked with athleticism, firstyear head coach Lance Von Vogt wants his Pirates to push the pace this season. “One of the things I hear from pretty much everybody that sees us . . . is ‘Man, you guys are quick,’” Von Vogt said. “I think we’re going to have to use that quickness and speed to our advantage. We’re going to pull it back when we need to when we don’t get what we want in transition, but we’re going to try and run in transition almost every possession.”

Von Vogt envisions the Pirates having a deep rotation with 19 players on the roster, three of which will redshirt. The offense will look to score on the fast break when possible, while the defense will focus on being disciplined in the half court, be it zone or man-to-man. The starting lineup will be pretty fluid for the first few weeks, with four players still looking to get the requisite college credits to gain eligibility. Once things come into place, quick guards Mitrell Clark and Sammeon Waller will be leaned on to create offensively. Thad Vinson could be the team’s top shooter from the outside, and returning sophomore Bryce Jacobson will be a glue guy and DeShaun Freeman a powerful inside presence. “This team is really athletic,” sophomore returner Jeremiah Johnson said. “We have a lot of good guys who are good ballplayers. “[If] we come together and plays as a team we’re going to be the team to beat this year.” Matt Schubert

Quick team The emphasis on the transition game is something Von Vogt said fits the talent of his team. A strong recruiter at Arizona Western — he helped bring in four All-Americans in five years in Yuma — Von Vogt put together a roster this summer loaded with athletic guards and wings. Among the newcomers is 5-foot-10 point guard Mitrell Clark, a former Nevada player of the year for El­dorado High School in Las Vegas. Clark received interest from numerous Division I universities after his senior year in 2009, including Loyola Marymount and Seattle University. Unable to meet academic standards, however, Clark opted to play under Von Vogt and head coach Kelly Green at Arizona Western last year. He then followed Von Vogt to Port Angeles this offseason. “He’s an outstanding coach,” said Clark, who averaged 8.8 points and 3.5 assists per game as a freshmen in Arizona. “He’s direct, he’s detailed and I love working with him.” It appears Clark is not alone.

Pirate Men’s Schedule Date Nov. 26-28 Dec. 4 Dec. 17-19 Dec. 28 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Jan. 5 Jan. 8 Jan. 12 Jan. 15 Jan. 17 Jan. 19 Jan. 22 Jan. 26 Feb. 2 Feb. 5 Feb. 9 Feb. 12 Feb. 16 Feb. 19 Feb. 21 Feb. 23

Opponent at Lower Col. Tournament Vancouver Island Univ. at Mt. Hood Tournament at Clackamas at Clackamas at Clackamas at Olympic* Bellevue* at Skagit Valley* at North Seattle* Whatcom* Edmonds* at Everett* Shoreline* Olympic* at Bellevue* Skagit Valley* North Seattle* at Whatcom* at Edmonds* Everett* at Shoreline*

The Pirates will carry a roster of 19 players this season — four returning sophomores — with three planning to redshirt. Von Vogt said that should translate into a great deal of versatility for the Pirates this season; enough so that they should be able to compete with the NWAACC elite in his first year.

Time 8 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 12 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m.

Home games in bold. * North Division game

Musgrow, an NWAACC veteran, agrees. “I think we can go really far,” Musgrow said. “As our coach says, we have to stay consistent in everything we do. If we don’t stay consistent, then we’re going to fall.” Sounds a lot like Aristotle.


Sports writer Matt Schubert can be reached at 360-417-3526.

The Associated Press

New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Brown (96) celebrates a missed field goal by Dallas placekicker David Buehler (18) in the final minute of Thursday’s game in Arlington, Texas.

Football: Saints Continued from B1 Malcolm Jenkins snatched the ball from Williams at the 11, ripping it out so forcefully that it wound up against his own stomach. Drew Brees then quickly drove 89 yards for the touchdown that put New Orleans back ahead with 1:55 left Thursday. But the drama wasn’t done yet in the Saints’ 30-27 victory. Having already overcome a pair of 17-point deficits, the Cowboys moved close enough for David Buehler to try a 59-yard field goal that would’ve tied it. His kick had plenty of leg, but fluttered just wide to the left with 25 seconds left. New Orleans coach Sean Payton started to call a timeout, which would’ve given Buehler another chance, but either Payton didn’t finish the gesture or the officials didn’t see it, so the play stood, and this wild, wacky, thriller was finished. “The play that Malcolm Jenkins makes late is an effort play, a heart play and it’s one of those plays that really inspires everyone on the team,” Payton said. “It was a gut-check win.” And a gut-wrenching loss for Dallas. The Cowboys came in 2-0 under interim coach Jason Garrett, playing like the Super Bowl contenders they were supposed to be instead of the 1-7 cupcakes they turned into under coach Wade Phillips. They made plenty of Phillips-era mistakes to fall behind 17-0 in the first quarter and 20-3 before halftime, then showed the poise and toughness Garrett has instilled by fighting back. Buehler kicked a 53-yard field goal as the first half ended, Miles Austin went 60 yards on an end-around on the second play of the second half and Dallas was back in the game. The Cowboys went ahead 27-23 on Tashard Choice’s 1-yard touchdown run with 5:51 left, then Williams caught a short pass and took it 47 yards, following a block from Miles Austin as he approached the end zone. Williams switched the ball from one hand to another to avoid cornerback Tracy Porter, knowing the Cowboys could stretch the lead, kill some clock or both as long as he didn’t fumble. Then, Jenkins grabbed it. “I lost the ballgame,” Williams said. “I let my teammates down. I need to fall down. We run the clock down and win the game. “I was trying to make a play and they did a good job. It’s late in the game. That’s the nail in the coffin. We had the momentum going our way. We were there. That was a W. “I get tackled, we get in the end zone and we win. I fall down and we win.” Jenkins said he chased the play with only one thought — “get the ball out.” “He didn’t see me from the blind side,” Jenkins said. “A bad play turned good for us. Not only ripped it out, it just kind of fell in my stomach.”

New England 45, Detroit 24 DETROIT — Tom Brady was perfect on the field and his exit was first-class. Brady threw a seasonhigh four touchdown passes, all in the second half, and the New England Patriots routed the Detroit Lions 45-24 on Thursday after trailing by 11 late in the second quarter. “We showed some resiliency, coming out in the second half and playing the way we did when the crowd was into it,” Brady said. Following Brady’s brief news conference, the former Michigan star jogged out of Ford Field — limping slightly up a steep ramp — hugged Robert Kraft and got into an idling limo with the team owner behind a police escort. New England (9-2) remained tied with the AFC East rival New York Jets — who beat Cincinnati 26-10 on Thursday night — for the NFL’s best record, setting up a showdown at home Dec. 6. “I don’t think we’re at where we need to be at,” Brady said. “But this is a tough group.” No one in the red, white and blue is tougher than Brady. After taking a ton of shots early in the game, the threetime Super Bowl winner and two-time MVP bounced back to complete 21 of 27 passes for 341 yards with no interceptions, giving him a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3 for the second time in his career. “He’s like a surgeon,” Detroit center Dominic Raiola said. Brady threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Deion Branch early in the fourth quarter after connecting with him on a 79-yarder to tie it at 24. Wes Welker’s second TD reception sealed the victory with 6:42 left, putting the Patriots ahead by two TDs and making their doubledigit deficit a distant memory. “When you outscore a team 35-7 in the second half, a lot of things have to go right,” New England coach Bill Belichick said.

N.Y. Jets 26, Cincinnati 10 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — One shoe or two, Brad Smith was too much for the Bengals. Smith, the Jets’ Mr. Everything, scored on an 89-yard kickoff return during which he lost his left shoe and also had a 53-yard touchdown run in New York’s 26-10 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday night. Hours after New England beat Detroit to improve to 9-2, New York matched the Patriots and the Jets are off to the second-best start in team history -eclipsed only by the 1986 squad that won 10 of its first 11. And the Jets did it by overcoming a sluggish first half and sending the struggling Bengals (2-9) to their eighth straight loss.



Friday, November 26, 2010

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Fish Counts Saltwater Salmon Hoodsport Shore Monday, Nov. 15 — 10 anglers: 9 chum; Saturday, Nov. 20 — 22 anglers: 30 chum; Reports are provided by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports are taken randomly and do not reflect all fish caught.

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Could it be that the unidentified mushroom on the right, submitted by Vickie DeMott of Port Angeles, is the second coming of comedian Jimmy Durante? Such eerie discoveries were made during the PDN’s annual mushroom photo contest, Mushroom Mania: A Fungal Festivus. The winners will be revealed Monday in the PDN.

Schubert: Who wants crabs? Meeting on closure set Continued from B1

The program, first created as a joint project with the Olympic Peninsula Guides’ Association in 1986, supplements the Sol Duc River tributary Now that the project’s 25-year contract is set to expire, Fish and Wildlife has begun the process of reevaluating it. Larry Scott, vice president of the guides’ association, said he believes the project is viable and wants those who value the fishery to come to the meeting and voice their opinion. “We’re just concerned that this great resource is going to be pulled out from underneath us,” Scott said. “We just want people to stand up and just voice their opinion that ‘Hey, I come out to catch these Sol Duc River fish’ and that it is a good program and it is working.” The guides’ association, along with several other community members, have put in countless volunteer hours to make the program work in the past. That includes assisting with egg takes, clipping fins (Snider Creek fish have their ventral fins clipped) and catching and delivering the wild steelhead used to produce the broodstock. “It is working,” Scott said. “We’re all out there catching a lot of these fish.” Public comments on the program will be taken through Dec. 15. Comments can be submitted at the meeting, by e-mail to snidercreek@dfw. or by U.S. Mail to: Snider Creek, 48 Devonshire Road, Montesano, WA, 98563. Information on the program is available on Fish and Wildlife’s website at http://tinyurl. com/2uqhc33.

Elk hunting No need to stuff yourself silly with turkey leftovers. With hunting conditions looking up on the North Olympic Peninsula, there are elk steaks to be had.

Proposal for Elwha watershed fishing moratorium to be discussed Dec. 15

scheduled Feb. 4-5. Agendas for both meetings will be available on the commission’s website Peninsula Daily News at meeting is scheduled to commission/meetstart at 6 p.m. in Room PORT ANGELES — ings/2010/. M-125 of the Information A proposed five-year morWritten comments on Technology Building Room atorium on fishing in the at Peninsula College, 1502 the proposal will be Elwha River watershed accepted through Dec. 31. E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port will be the subject of pubComments may be subAngeles. lic meeting Dec. 15. mitted to Fish and WildRon Warren, regional With removal of two life Rules Coordinator Lori fish manager, said a fishmajor dams on the Elwha Preuss at Lori.Preuss@ ing moratorium would River set to begin next or 600 Capitol help to protect fish runs year, state fishery managWay N., Olympia, WA during dam removal and ers are considering clos98501. maximize the number of ing fishing on the Elwha The National Park Serfish available to spawn in River and its tributaries vice, which manages the Elwha River waterfor five years. Olympic National Park, shed. The proposed moratoand the Lower Elwha “Once those dams are rium could include Lake gone, we’ll have a tremen- Klallam Tribe have Sutherland, which drains already endorsed a fivedous opportunity to into the Elwha via Indian rebuild fish runs that have year fishing moratorium Creek. for the fisheries they manbeen blocked from the The intent of the cloage in the watershed. upper river for the past sure would be to see if The first fishing clocentury,” Warren said. the 361-acre lake’s resisures on the Elwha River “A fishing moratorium dent kokanee (landlocked would support that goal, are scheduled for next sockeye) will migrate out but we want to talk to November, shortly after to the ocean and return demolition crews begin area residents before we as spawning salmon, formally propose a plan to removing the 108-foot state Fish and Wildlife Elwha Dam and the 210the commission.” biologist Mike Gross said foot Glines Canyon Dam The state Fish and in October. from the river. Wildlife Commission, “[There are] hopes Scheduled for complewhich sets policy for the that the kokanee popula- Department of Fish and tion in 2014, that project tion would give rise to an Wildlife, will hold a public — the largest dam anadromous variety, removal in U.S. history ­— hearing on the proposed being the sockeye salmon, fishing moratorium at its will open up more than 70 which is rumored to have Jan. 7-8 meeting in Olym- miles of spawning and rearing habitat to salmon been there in the past pia. and trout upriver from the The commission will before the dams,” Gross lower dam’s current locaconsider adoption of the said. tion. The Dec. 15 public proposal at a meeting “You couldn’t ask for better hunting as far as elk,” Aunspach in Port Angeles said. “They are going to stick out like a sore thumb [in this snow], and you’ve got tracks to follow. “When the snow leaves it’s going to get a little tougher, but [the cold weather] is going to shove those elk down to where they are a little more accessible.” The late archery and muzzleloader elk seasons kicked off Wednesday in select Peninsula Game Management Units (GMUs)

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas A&M heaped one final insult on Texas’ miserable season. Cyrus Gray rushed for 223 yards and had two long touchdowns, helping No. 17 Texas A&M beat Texas 24-17 on Thursday night, sending the Longhorns to their first losing season since 1997. “We set out at the beginning of the season to do this,” Texas A&M senior center

Matt Allen said. “Beat Texas and win in November.” Gray had touchdown runs of 84 yards in the second quarter and 48 yards in the third. Von Miller intercepted a tipped pass at the Texas A&M 11 with 2:37 left to kill what looked like a drive for the tying touchdown. Jeff Fuller also caught a touchdown pass and Randy Bullock kicked a 50-yard field goal for the Aggies (9-3, 6-2 Big 12), who won their

■ Steelhead class — Rather than waste time wallowing in your waders, perhaps you ought to learn the craft of steelheading before heading out to the river. Brian Menkal of Brian’s Sporting Goods and More (360-683-1950) in Sequim will drop all the necessary knowledge at a free two-day introductory steelhead fishing class Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. Menkal will talk in detail about gear, techniques, run timing and all other things steelhead related at the class, which will meet from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. both dates. ■ Snowball fight — This might be your only chance to peg that special someone with a snowball. Show them you care. Matt Schubert

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Center, 294952 State Highway 101, at 1 p.m. Sunday, ■ Thanks to our recent Dec. 5. snow storms, ski season ■ Dungeness River could be just around the cor- Audubon Center will warm ner at Hurricane Ridge. up for its annual Christmas The rope tows and Poma Bird Count with a trip lift may operate as early as around Dungeness Valley on Dec. 12 on Saturdays, SunSaturday, Dec. 11, from 9 days and holiday Mondays. a.m. to 2 p.m. The amount of snow A group will meet at accumulation atop the Railroad Bridge Park to Ridge often determines how view birds of the forests early things get up and run- before heading to Dungening. Typically, organized ness Landing Park at noon winter sports activities don’t to view saltwater birds. begin until sometime after ■ The Olympic PeninChristmas. sula Salmon Derby — for■ Waters West Fly Fish- merly known as the Discoving Outfitters in Port Ange- ery Bay Salmon Derby — les plans to hold a spey cast- hits the eastern Strait on ing class on the Hoh River, Presidents Day Weekend, water levels permitting, at 9 Feb. 19-21. a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. First prize wins $10,000. Instruction will be Tickets cost $40 and will go geared toward beginner and on sale the first week of intermediate spey casters. January. For more informaRods, reels and lines will tion, visit www.Gardiner be provided. Steelhead fish- ing techniques will be covered as well. Cost is $95. Send photos, stories To sign up, call Waters Want your event listed West at 360-417-0937. in the outdoors column? ■ Fish and Wildlife will Have a fishing or huntconduct a public survey to ing report, an anecdote help assess the agency’s about an outdoors experiWhile good reports have Enforcement Program Aunspach came across a ence or a tip on gear or surfaced out of Hood Canal, through the end of 2010. success story that morning technique, why not share it The survey, available on — a three-point taken out of Port Angeles and Dungewith our readers? Fish and Wildlife’s website ness Bay, few will come out the Clearwater. Send it to me, Matt at http://tinyurl. and say it’s hot. Hunters also took down Schubert, Sports Departcom/23weqw8, consists of “They just kill them one a few bucks during the modabout 20 questions concern- ment, Peninsula Daily day and the next day nothern rifle deer season last News, P.O. Box 1330, Port ing the program’s perforing,” Aunspach said. weekend. Angeles, WA 98362; phone, The good news: “The crab mance in the field. Whether that will trans360-417-3526; fax, 360-417Those who would like have been big for the ones fer over to the late archery 3521; e-mail matt.schubert and muzzleloader deer sea- they are getting,” Aunspach the survey mailed or faxed to them should contact Jon- said. sons — both of which athan Neville at 360-902Crabbing is open seven __________ started earlier this week as 8358 or e-mail jonathan. days a week inside the well — is anyone’s guess. Matt Schubert is the Strait of Juan de Fuca and outdoors columnist for the in Marine Area 9 (Admiralty ■ Washington Trails Getting crabby Peninsula Daily News. His Inlet) and 12 (Hood Canal). Association will hold a volCrabbing continues to be The entire area will close unteer appreciation party at column appears on Thurshit or miss on the Peninsula. after Jan. 2. the Quilcene Community days and Fridays.

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■ Bogachiel steelhead — It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and you’ve got two choices: Take care of some early Christmas shopping or take care of that steelhead itch. Thankfully, Christmas isn’t for another month. ■ Calawah steelhead — Listen, it’s Thanksgiving weekend. You have to catch at least one steelhead. Don’t give up if the Bogachiel leaves you hanging high and dry. The Calawah Ponds can always brighten up your day. ■ Hood Canal crab — I hear turkey and crab meat go hand-inpincer. Since Hood Canal has plenty of the latter to go around, perhaps you ought to test that theory (that I just made up).

sixth game in a row. Texas’ fifth home loss of the season kept the Longhorns (5-7, 2-6) from getting bowl-eligible just one season after playing for the national championship. “From the first scrimmage of the year, I didn’t see what I wanted,” Texas coach Mack Brown said. “I learned I don’t like losing. “It’s been 20 years since I haven’t been to a bowl.” The Aggies still have a

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chance to win a share of the Big 12 South if Oklahoma beats Oklahoma State on Saturday. The Aggies would still be a long shot for the Big 12 championship game because of a tiebreaker based on BCS standings. “Our fans want to be relevant and we are this year,” said third-year Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman, who was 4-8 and 6-7 in his first two seasons.

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Steve Johnson, owner of Lazy J Tree Farm east of Port Angeles, stands in a grove of fir trees suitable for cutting as Christmas trees. By Rob Ollikainen

les and Sequim, has a variety of shapes, sizes and species. With the holiday season now Steve Johnson, owner of Lazy officially under way, many famiJ, said the day after Thanksgivlies are on the hunt for the pering is the unofficial start of the fect Christmas tree — and many tree-cutting season. want to cut it themselves. “I’ve got some exceptionally At least two private places nice trees this year,” Johnson offer their trees for Christmas: said. the Lazy J Tree Farm between The cost is $6 per foot, includPort Angeles and Sequim, and ing tax. Saws are provided. Gorden and Kimberly Gracey Trees are measured and purnear Forks. chased at the barn, where a variThat’s in addition to the perety of wreaths, soaps, jams, birdmits the Olympic National Forhouses and other locally proest issues for those who want to duced goods are sold. trek through winter trees to find Lazy J is open seven days a the perfect one. week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Johnson said his most popuLazy J Tree Farm lar varieties are noble firs and Douglas firs, usually in the 7-foot The Lazy J Tree Farm, a range. 60-acre you-cut lot at 225 “Noble firs are very popular Gehrke Road between Port AngePeninsula Daily News

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Now that the Thanksgiving meal is a mere memory, Santa is due to arrive on the North Olympic Peninsula. On Saturday, Santa will show up in Port Angeles for a traditional tree-lighting and in Sequim for a holiday music fest. Today, he’ll visit the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend for a photo opportunity — but that’s just a tease. Santa’s real arrival in Port Townsend will be Friday, Dec. 4, when he will come to town for the community Christmas tree lighting. Santa’s engagements on the Peninsula this weekend are:

■ Port Angeles Community Tree Lighting ceremony.

To ward off any poten-

tial grinches who might want to steal Christmas, Santa Claus will be escorted to the Christmas tree at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain at the corner of First and Laurel streets by Little Dragons from White Crane Martial Arts on Saturday. Santa Claus will light the tree at 4 p.m. The Hamilton School Winter Choir and local singer Amanda Bacon will perform. Port Angeles City Manager Kent Myers will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Advanced students of White Crane Martial Arts will give demonstrations. Those who come to the tree-lighting ceremony are asked to bring nonperishable food donations for the Port Angeles Food Bank or a new unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots drive. Turn



Peninsula full of holiday delights The event will include a wine tasting, appetizers, a The weekend after costume contest and an Thanksgiving is full of holiencore performance of day delights on the North selections from the Port Olympic Peninsula. Angeles Light Opera AssoFor more about music ciation’s production of “The and arts, see Peninsula Rocky Horror Show.” Spotlight, the Peninsula The Nasty Habits band Daily News’ weekly enter- will headline the ball. tainment guide, in today’s The event is for those 21 PDN. and older. Other major weekend Cost is $25. events for you to enjoy are For more information, spotlighted on this page phone 360-457-3355. and inside, on “Things To Do” on Page C4 and — by Learn at market area — below: PORT ANGELES — Wreath-making and seed Port Angeles bird-feeder demonstrations Gothic Ball will be presented at the Port Angeles Farmers MarPORT ANGELES — ket at The Gateway, corner The Gathering Darkness of First and Lincoln Gothic Ball will begin at the Elks Naval Lodge, 131 streets, at 11 a.m. Saturday. E. First St., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Turn to Events/C2

here,” Johnson said. Sequoias, grand firs, spruce trees and a few Turkish firs are also available on the Agnew-area farm. The larger trees are about 12 feet tall. Johnson said some folks prefer odd-looking trees. “I have a tendency to go after some really strange trees,” he said.

Conservation Celebration On Saturday, Dec. 11, Lazy J will host the second annual North Olympic Land Trust Holiday Conservation Celebration. There will be wagon horse rides, carolers, food, hot drinks and Santa Claus. “The 11th will be a big deal,” Johnson said.

For more information, phone 360-457-5950. The Graceys are offering trees on their property at 1120 Big Pine Road for donations to benefit the Caring Place and youth programs at the Assembly of God church. Their fir, hemlock and spruce trees range from 5 feet tall to 10 feet tall. They ask that no power saws be used, that only one tree be taken for each family and that no ATVs or off-road vehicles come onto their property. To schedule a cutting date, phone 360-640-3133.

National forest permits If you’re looking for a more rugged Christmas tree quest, Olympic National Forest is once

again offering $5 you-cut permits. Forest permits are valid only in specified areas. Maps and information about where to cut will be provided when the permit is sold. Douglas fir is the most abundant and popular type of Christmas tree in the forest, Olympic National Forest officials said. Pacific silver fir may be found at higher elevations, but accessibility depends on snow and road conditions. Four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended. Forest Christmas tree permits are available at the Forks Visitor Information Center, 551 S. Forks Ave., and the Hood Canal Ranger District Office in Quilcene, 295142 S. U.S. Highway 101. Turn



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Events: Baton team fundraiser, bazaars on tap Continued from C1 Farmers market Manager Cynthia Warne will demonstrate “Wreath Making on the Cheap” using locally collected greens, dry grasses and other dried plants to assemble wreaths for the holidays.

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Santa Claus will arrive at noon Saturday at Bank of America Park in Sequim. The Sequim City Band will perform before Santa’s arrival at 11 a.m at the park at the corner of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. For more information, phone 360-683-6197.

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SEQUIM — Henery’s Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, plans a three-day holiday open house. The garden center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The public can look at decorated trees while eating cookies and popcorn and drinking cider. There will be a free drawing for a holiday container. The garden center recently received a fresh stock of living Christmas trees, as well as greens for wreath-making. The garden center also has switched to its winter hours of operation. The business is now open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. For more information, phone 360-683-6969.

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SEQUIM — Madrona Ridge Pottery, 120 McCarter Place, will conduct a three-day Christmas studio sale this weekend. The sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. The location is four miles Sequim north of Sequim off SequimLavender bazaar Dungeness Way. For more information, SEQUIM — The Sequim phone 360-683-6121. Lavender Growers Association will hold its eighth Open house set annual Lavender Holiday SEQUIM — Jardin du Bazaar on Saturday. The bazaar will be from Soleil, 3932 Sequim-Dunge9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carrie ness Way, will host a holiBlake Park, 202 N. Blake day open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Road. Admission is free and and Sunday. Customers can sample open to the public. Raffle tickets will be sold three of the business’ most for a chance to win gift bas- popular winter teas, snack kets filled with Sequim lav- on lavender treats and enjoy ender products and a laven- holiday decorations. der-decorated Christmas For more information, tree. phone Pam or Randy NichProceeds from the raffle olson at 360-582-1185 or will be donated to the Dun- e-mail info@jardindusoleil. geness Valley Health and com.

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PORT TOWNSEND — Olympic Peninsula Mycological Society President PORT TOWNSEND — Lowell Dietz will discuss Local fisherman and Slow “The Joy and Simplicity of Food enthusiast Jeremy Growing Culinary MushBrown will teach participants how to tin their tuna rooms at Home” at Quimper Grange, 1219 at a canning workshop at Corona St., at 7:30 p.m. the Dundee Community Wednesday. Center, corner of Hancock He will highlight the and 32nd streets, from easiest cultivation method 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, for beginners by using the Dec. 5. blue capped oyster mushParticipants can take room, one of the easiest the entire time or just two mushrooms to grow. hours to finish and will Dietz will cover materileave the workshop with a als, space requirements supply of locally caught and cultivation techniques and freshly canned albafor indoor growing versus core tuna. Cost is $53 for the work- outdoor growing; for cloning one’s favorite wild, shop. For more information or domestic or grocery-store to register, phone 360-379- mushrooms; and growing

mushrooms for personal use versus commercial sale. He will have starter kits available for $20 each. Dietz said the Olympic Peninsula’s climate not only allows for most of the most-sought-after mushrooms to be found, but it also allows year-round cultivation. The program will be preceded by a potluck dessert/finger-food social from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 to $10. For more information, phone Charlotte Goldman at 360-385-3455. Quimper Grange rents space to community groups and individuals. For rental information, phone Jo Yount at 360-385- Growing culinary mushrooms at home will be the topic of Olympic Peninsula Mycological Society President Lowell Dietz’s talk at Port 0456 or 360-774-6618. Peninsula Daily News Townsend’s Quimper Grange on Wednesday.

Events: Cruise, open house, craft fair slated Continued from C2 special promotions. Merchants will have People will have a chance treats and be open later, to meet some of the artists and there will be caroling in featured during the sale the streets and horse and from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. carriage rides in the afterFriday, Dec. 3, during the noon. Shoppers can enter First Friday Art Walk. The gallery is open from drawings for tote bags, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday T-shirts and prizes supplied through Saturday and from by American Express at the Port Townsend Farmers 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Flagship Landing phone 369-681-6033. from noon to 3 p.m. and at the “Wrap It Here” location Port Townsend at 909 Water St. from noon Holiday open house to 5 p.m. A free holiday theater PORT TOWNSEND — performance will be preDowntown merchants will sented from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. offer holiday open houses at Lehani’s Deli & Coffee, Saturday. 221 Taylor St. The event, an alternaActor Charlie Bethel will tive to today’s traditional perform a 20-minute excerpt start of the holiday shop- from his one-man show ping season, is offered to adapted from Dickens’ The give shoppers a chance to Seven Poor Travellers. stay home with their families today and seek bargains State park auction Saturday. On Saturday, 36 downPORT TOWNSEND — town merchants will Fort Worden State Park will participate in an open hold an auction of unclaimed house, offering sales and property at the USO Build-

ing (Building 326) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The public can preview the auction items and register for the auction from 10 a.m. to noon. All sales are cash only and will have sales tax added. Each year, Fort Worden collects hundreds of items that have been left behind by guests and visitors. These items are stored for at least 60 days. If unclaimed, the items are eligible for auction or donation. Proceeds from the sales will go to the parks’ renewal and stewardship account. Items that will be auctioned include jewelry, bikes, helmets, books, cell phone accessories, clocks, blankets, assorted electronic adapters, cameras, sports equipment, toys, kitchenand housewares, glasses, shoes and sandals, coats and jackets, and clothing. For more information, phone the park office at 360-344-4400.

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will be available. For more information or reservations, phone the center at 360-385-5582 or 800566-3932 or e-mail cruises@

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Marine Science Center will offer bird migration cruises to Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday and Friday, Dec. 31. Both cruises depart from Point Hudson Marina at 1 p.m. and return at about 4 p.m. Participants will have an opportunity to see and learn about bird species as well as other wildlife on the island. Naturalists will be on board to provide information. Cruises will be aboard an enclosed yacht. Tickets are $50 for members of the center, the Burke Museum and the Audubon or Washington Ornithological societies, and $55 for the general public. Trips may include an additional stop at the Kilisut Harbor/Mystery Bay area between Marrowstone and Indian islands. Onboard refreshments

Holiday sale PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Marine Science Center will conduct a holiday sale in the center’s Natural History Exhibit at Fort Worden State Park from noon to 4 p.m. today through Sunday. Discounts will be offered on all regularly priced items such as books, field guides, clothing, games and toys, as well as many small stocking stuffers that haven’t been carried before. Gift certificates will be available for the gift shop as well as science center memberships, with all proceeds supporting the science center’s educational programs.

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More than 50 artists will sell handmade goods at the Port Townsend Arts Guild’s 20th Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair today and Saturday. The sale, which is also a juried arts and crafts fair, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Port Townsend Community Center, Lawrence and Tyler streets. No entrance fee will be charged. All work is handcrafted and original. A percentage of each sale is donated to the Jefferson County Food Bank. Over the past 19 years, the guild has donated about $16,000 to area food banks. The Port Townsend Arts Guild is a self-supporting nonprofit arts organization that funds cultural activities and arts scholarships by presenting several arts and craft fairs annually. For more information, phone 360-379-3813 or visit www.porttownsendarts

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PORT LUDLOW — The Port Ludlow Coast Guard Auxiliary will present Paddlesport America, an introductory classroom course designed to meet the boater education requirements for operating a paddle craft — specifically a canoe or kayak. The class will be held at the Port Ludlow Fire Station 31 meeting room, 7650 Oak Bay Road, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7. It will include general information about paddle craft and maintenance, how to be a more courteous

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A display at Coldwell Banker Uptown Realty shows community donations to Jefferson Elementary School, which was competing in the annual Port Angeles School District peanut butter drive for the Port Angeles Food Bank. The realty firm’s collection point received 299 pounds of peanut butter.

Things to Do Today, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 26-28, in: n Port Angeles n Sequim-Dungeness Valley n Port TownsendJefferson County n Forks-West End

Port Angeles Today Play and Learn Port Angeles — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. A program for children for ages birth to 5 to attend with their parent, grandparent or caregiver with individual play, group activities, songs and story time. Phone 360-452-5437 for location and more information.

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Future Relics of the Elwha Dam.” 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Exhibit ends Sunday. Phone 360-457-3532. Bingo — Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 360-457-7004. Museum at the Carnegie — Featured exhibit, “Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Miniatures exhibit runs until Dec. 31. Second and Lincoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Children welcome. Elevator, ADA access and parking at rear of building. 360-452-6779.

The daily Things to Do calendar focuses on events open to the public. There is no cost for inclusion in both the print and online version at Submissions must be received at least two weeks in advance of the event and contain the event’s name, location and address, times, cost if any, contact phone number and a brief description. Submitting items for Things to Do is easy: ■ E-MAIL: Send items to news@peninsuladailynews. com or via the “Calendar” link at peninsuladailynews. com. ■ U.S. MAIL: PDN News, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362. ■ IN PERSON: At any of the PDN’s three news offices. Please see Page A2 for the address of the one nearest you in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim.

and U.S. Highway 101 in Discovery Bay. E-mail olympic. Feiro Marine Life Center — City Pier, noon to 4 p.m. Admission by donation. Phone 360-417-6254. Port Angeles Farmers Market — The Gateway, Front and Lincoln streets, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh produce, crafts and music. Joyce Depot Museum — 15 miles west of Port Angeles on state Highway 112, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1915-era log depot houses, photographs and historical information regarding Joyce, Port Crescent, Twin, Lake Crescent, Camp Hayden, the Spruce Railroad and early logging. Phone 360-928-3568. Guided walking tour — Historic downtown buildings, an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360-452-2363, ext. 0. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Future Relics of the Elwha Dam.” 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Exhibit ends Sunday. Phone 360-457-3532.

PORT ANGELES — Holiday Artisan Market is the new name of the Christmas arts and crafts fair of the Olympic Medical Center Auxiliary. The newly christened

door Club hikes the Upper Dungeness River Trail. This is an easy hike of 6.8 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 600 feet and a high point at 3,100 feet. Hikers must be prepared for winter weather. Hikers from Port Angeles will meet Museum at the Carnegie at 9 a.m. at the Clallam County — Featured exhibit, “Strong Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. People: The Faces of Clallam Hikers from the Quimper PenCounty.” Miniatures exhibit runs insula will meet at 9 a.m. at the until Dec. 31. Second and Lin- Quimper Credit Union in Hadcoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. lock. All of these participants Children welcome. Elevator, will rendezvous with hikers ADA access and parking at from Sequim at 9:45 a.m. at the rear of building. 360-452-6779. entrance to Sequim Bay State Park. E-mail olympic.outdoors The Answer for Youth — Drop-in outreach center for youths and young adults, proFeiro Marine Life Center viding essentials like clothes, — City Pier, noon to 4 p.m. food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Admission by donation. Phone Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 360-417-6254. E. Second St., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center — “Future Relics of the Strait Wheelers Square Elwha Dam.” 1203 E. LauridDance Club — Mount Pleas- sen Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ant Grange, 2432 Mount Pleas- Free. Last day of exhibit. Phone ant Road. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 360-457-3532. Cost: $5. Phone 360-4529136. “Meet Me in St. Louis” — Port Angeles Community Play“Meet Me in St. Louis” — house, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles Community Play- 2 p.m. Tickets $14 available house, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., online at www.pacommunity 7:30 p.m. Tickets $14 available or Odyssey Bookonline at www.pacommunity shop, 114 W. Front St. or Odyssey Bookshop, 114 W. Front St. Dance — Sons of Norway Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., 6:30 p.m. The Gathering Darkness with 30 minutes of instruction, Gothic Ball — Music by the followed by folk and ballroom Nasty Habits. Wine tasting, dance. $2 members, $3 nonappetizers, costume contest, members. Refreshments, 9 encore performance of selec- p.m. Phone 360-457-4081. tions from Port Angeles Light Opera Association’s “The Rocky Horror Show.” 7:30 p.m. Sequim and the to midnight. Elks Naval Lodge, 131 E. First St. Age 21 and Dungeness Valley older. $25. Phone 360-4573355 or visit www.thenasty Today Vinyasa Yoga — 92 Plain Jane Lane, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sunday Phone 206-321-1718 or visit PA Vintage Softball — Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowship and recreation. Phone Walk aerobics — First BapGordon Gardner at 360-452- tist Church of Sequim, 1323 5973 or Ken Foster at 360-683- Sequim-Dungeness Way 8 0141 for information including a.m. Free. Phone 360-683time of day and location. 2114.

Peace rally — Veterans Lions Breakfast — All-youPark, 217 S. Lincoln St., noon can-eat breakfast served at the to 2 p.m. Sponsored by Green Crescent Bay Lions Clubhouse, Party of Clallam County. Phone corner of Holly Hill Road and 360-683-0867. state Highway 112, from 8:30 Cribbage — Port Angeles a.m. to 11 a.m. $6 adults, $3 for Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh children. St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For all Hike — The Olympic Outages.

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annual event will be held at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. More than 60 vendors will offer jewelry; Christmas decorations; pottery, ceramics and glass; wood crafts; fiber arts and weaving; fashion accessories like hats, purses and scarves; leather goods; baskets; cosmetics; home decor; candles; and other goodies. Proceeds from the event fund equipment for Olympic Medical Center and scholarships for students pursuing careers in health care. For more information, phone Francis Sudela at 360-809-3125. Peninsula Daily News

Embroidery class — Golden Craft Shop, 112-C S. Lincoln St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Bring an embroidery needle, hoop, scissors and a 12-inch square of plain cotton fabric. Phone 360-457-0509.

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operator, safety and laws and regulations. The course will not explain how to perform paddle craft strokes or rescue techniques. Instructors are from Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 41. Cost is $25 per person, with a $10 charge for each additional family member sharing materials. For more information or to register, phone 360-4577996 or 360-301-5293.

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Introduction to line dance for beginners — Port Angeles Phone 360-457-7377. Walk-in vision clinic — Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. $2 “Meet Me in St. Louis” — Information for visually impaired and blind people, including members, $3 nonmembers. Port Angeles Community PlayPhone 360-457-7004. house, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., accessible technology display, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $14 available library, Braille training and variThe Answer for Youth — online at www.pacommunity ous magnification aids. Vision Loss Center, 228 W. First St., Drop-in outreach center for or Odyssey Bookyouths and young adults, pro- shop, 114 W. Front St. Suite N, Armory Square Mall. viding essentials like clothes, Phone 360-457-1383 for an food, Narcotics and Alcoholics appointment or visit www. Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 Saturday E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Intro rowing classes — For beginners and intermediates Insurance assistance — Mental health drop-in cenStatewide benefits advisers ter — The Horizon Center, 205 ages 16 and older. Olympic help with health insurance and E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Peninsula Rowing Association Medicare. Port Angeles Senior For those with mental disor- Boathouse, 1431 Ediz Hook, 8 Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 9 ders and looking for a place to a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Membera.m. to 11 a.m. Phone Marge socialize, something to do or a ship fees apply. E-mail Tim Stewart at 360-452-3221, ext. hot meal. For more information, Tucker at 3425. phone Rebecca Brown at 360Zazen — NO Sangha, a 457-0431. Zen community, offers zazen Scrapbook and paperalternated with kinhin. 420 W. crafts class — Clallam County Senior meal — Nutrition Third St., 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Family YMCA Art School, 723 program, Port Angeles Senior Also opportunities for private E. Fourth St., 10 a.m. to noon. Center, 328 E. Seventh St., teaching interviews with SenCost: $8, $5 for YMCA mem- 4:30 p.m. Donation of $3 to $5 sei Kristen Larson. For direcbers. For children 8 to 14. To per meal. Reservations recom- tions, phone 360-452-5534 or register, phone 360-452-9244, mended. Phone 360-457- e-mail ext. 309, or e-mail cheryl@ 8921. Hike — The Olympic OutPA Peggers Cribbage Club door Club hikes the Tunnel Guided walking tour — — Eagles Club, 110 S. Penn Creek Trail. This is a moderHistoric downtown buildings, St.. Check-in, 5:30 p.m. Games, ately easy hike of 8.5 miles an old brothel and “Under- 6 p.m. New members welcome. round trip, with an elevation ground Port Angeles.” Cham- For more information, e-mail gain of 2,450 feet and a high ber of Commerce, 121 E. Rail- p a p e g g e r s @ h u g h e s . n e t , point at 5,050 feet. Hikers must road Ave., 10:30 a.m. and 2 phone 360-808-7129 or visit prepare for winter weather. Hikp.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 ers from Port Angeles will meet senior citizens and students, at 8:30 a.m. at the Clallam $6 ages 6 to 12. Children Bingo — Masonic Lodge, County Courthouse, 223 E. younger than 6, free. Reserva- 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Fourth St. Hikers from Port tions, phone 360-452-2363, Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, Angeles and Sequim will rendrinks and pull tabs available. dezvous at 9:15 a.m. at the ext. 0. southeast corner of the Walmart parking lot in Sequim. Hikers from the Quimper Peninsula will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Quimper Credit Union in Hadlock. All participants will (serving the Peninsula since 1983) rendezvous at 10 a.m. at the We have the largest selection of fabrics on the Peninsula junction of state Highway 20

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Not easy to be a ‘true believer’

On temporary hiatus after he admits to 3-way

Ten years ago, my wife and I attended a birthday party in Tacoma. We met a guy at the party, a principal at a kindergarten-through-eighthgrade Catholic school, St. Charles. We said to him, “Hey, we’re getting one of your priests soon.” It was true. A young priest from St. Charles was being sent to Queen of Angels and would be our priest for years to come. “What is he like?” we asked the principal. He paused. He was thinking. “A good priest,” he finally said. And then added, “But he’s rigid.” Rigid? My wife and I did not know what that meant, but it was implied that it was the opposite of being “a good priest.” Father Kurt Nagel arrived on the scene here in Port Angeles and stayed for seven years. He is now the priest at Holy Family in Kirkland. I chuckle when I think about that conversation now, but I also cringe a bit, too. Rigid is code for “conservative” or “orthodox.” I prefer the term orthodox simply because conservative implies something political. I never knew Father Nagel’s political leanings — I didn’t really care — but I knew him to be orthodox in teaching the faith, an old-school guy, like 2,000 years ago old-school. We know that “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8), so why would a principal of a Catholic school seemingly be against this? A good question. A better question is why so many Catholics who don’t believe in many of the core teachings of the church remain Catholic. There are many Christian choices out there. If I’m at a movie and don’t like it, I get up and leave. This principal probably enjoys enough about the Catholic Church to remain in it, but by his dissent and as a leader in the community, he is essentially saying that it is OK to be a “cafeteria Catholic,” to pick and choose what you want to believe and adhere to. This makes a good case for not only understanding the teachings of the church, but why they are taught. A good place to begin is The Catechism, an $8 book that pretty much explains everything. The Eucharist, baptism, prayer — it is all there. Yet beware. The Catechism is considered an “orthodox” text; after all, Pope John Paul II was the main force behind it, and we all know that, well, he was actually a true believer in so many things. Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria dared to be orthodox back in May 2003 during a speech to Georgetown University, the oldest “Catholic” university in the country. During the commencement address, he touched

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A pastor who barred church officials from using Facebook, saying it can lead to adultery, is temporarily stepping down from the pulpit following his admission that he engaged in a threeway sexual relationship a decade ago. The Rev. Cedric Miller made worldwide headlines last week when he urged congregants at his Living Word Christian Fellowship Church in Neptune, N.J., to drop their Facebook accounts because he believes the social networking site facilitates affairs. Days later, Miller offered to step down after The Asbury Park Press reported on a 10-year-old affair of his own involving a three-way sexual relationship with his wife and a male church assistant. On Wednesday, Miller told The Associated Press that he would be “taking some time off” following a church vote Tuesday night on his status as senior pastor. He said he will resume his pastorate “eventually.” He said church members gave him a vote of confidence, subject to some restrictions he wouldn’t list.



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Rev. Thomas Nathe, Pastor Mass: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m. Sunday 8:30 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Wed. thru Sat. 8:30 a.m. Confession: Half hour before all Masses & 4-5 p.m. Saturdays Youth Religious Ed Classes: Sundays 9:35-10:35 a.m. at Parish School Life Teen Night: Sunday 6-7:30 p.m. at Parish Hall Eucharistic Adoration: Fri. 9:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sat.

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Kashmiri Muslim women pray as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad during special prayers to commemorate the death anniversary of Uthman, the third caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, India, on Thursday.

BETHANY PENTECOSTAL CHURCH E. Fifth & Francis Port Angeles 457-1030 Omer Vigoren, Pastor SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Worship WED. & SAT.: 7 p.m. Eve. Service

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Sunday Service begins at 10:30 a.m. Handicap accessible; Childcare available; Religious exploration classes for children, refreshments, and conversation following the service.

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November 28: Dennis Reynolds “O h, W e G ive Thanks” W e a te th e tu r ke y. Pe rh a p s w e v is ite d w ith fr ie n d s o r k in . S o m e o f u s s o u g h t b a rg a in s a t th e b ig s a le s . D id w e re a lly ta ke tim e to s in c e re ly g ive th a n k s ? L e t’s p a u s e to d o th a t. It’s n eve r to o la te a n d a lw ay s a p p ro p r ia te .

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DUNGENESS COMMUNITY CHURCH 683-7333 45 Eberle Lane, Sequim Sunday Service 10 a.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST 1233 E. Front St., Port Angeles 360-457-3839 Dr. Jerry Dean, Minister A Christ–Centered message for a world weary people. SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship

FIRST UNITED METHODIST and Congregational Church 7th & Laurel, Port Angeles 360-452-8971 Jo Ann Olson, Pastor SUNDAY Childcare provided 8:30 a.m. Worship 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Worship 4:00 p.m. Youth Group

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL 510 E. Park Ave. Port Angeles 457-4862 Services: Sunday 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Godly Play for Children 9:00 a.m. Monday 8:15 p.m. “Compline”

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PORT ANGELES CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Corner of 2nd & Race P.O. Box 2086 • 457-4839 Pastor Neil Castle EVERY SUNDAY 9 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m. Worship Service Nursery available during AM services EVERY WEDNESDAY 6:30 p.m. Bible Study Invite your friends & neighbors for clear, biblical preaching, wonderful fellowship, & the invitation to a lasting, personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) Park & Race, Port Angeles 457-7062 David R. Moffitt, Pastor SUNDAY

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St. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH 101 E. Maple St., Sequim Father Victor Olvida Mass Schedule

Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. Confessions: 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Saturday

SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship Children’s Classes 10:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship 11:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship Children’s Classes ages 3-12 Adult Discipleship Hour 6:00 p.m. E3/Mid-Hi School Bible Study Dave Wiitala, Pastor Shane McCrossen, Youth Pastor

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on social issues Acheson completely in line with Catholic teaching. Faculty left the stage during his short speech, and later, 70 faculty members signed and delivered a protest letter to the arts and sciences dean, Jane McAuliffe. The message there: authentic Catholic teaching not welcome. Seattle University, a Jesuit school, is not recognizably Catholic at all. My wife is a part-time student there. Like many Catholic schools, if not most, they have bent to the culture, and as everyone should know by now, if you marry the spirit of the age, you will soon find yourself a widower. There is an old saying regarding belief and the priesthood that goes: Men will give their lives for a mystery but not a question mark. One of the things that you could tell about Father Nagel right away was that he was a “true believer.” The story of Jesus Christ is in some ways a great mystery, but it is certainly not a question mark. Queen of Angels is currently blessed with Father Tom Nathe, a true believer. It is not easy for a priest, or anyone for that matter, to be a true believer. Our culture constantly and continually works against this. There is a quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Protestant, a great man who was hanged by the Nazis in April 1945. He said, “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” When I was a Marine, in the beginning, we were constantly told that we were not “back on the block” anymore. They broke us down. I came home changed in many ways, most of them good. Jesus, if you let him, will break you down. You will not be back on the block. You will see outside of yourself and recognize inner promptings to do certain things whether you want to or not. “God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and selfcontrol” (2 Timothy 1:7). There is a clear choice: the world here or something else. Long-term thinking might suggest something else. God bless.


_________ Issues of Faith is a rotating column by seven religious leaders on the North Olympic Peninsula. Mike Acheson is a lay minister at Queen of Angels Roman Catholic Church in Port Angeles.

Briefly . . . Unity of PT sets ‘Season of Light’ talk PORT TOWNSEND — The Rev. Pam DouglasSmith will speak on “The Season of Light” at Unity of Port Townsend at 11 a.m. Sunday. Unity meets at the Masonic Hall, corner of Van Buren and Jefferson streets. The service also will include music from Doug

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Evening Taize PORT ANGELES — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park Ave., will host its monthly Taize worship Thursday at 7:30 p.m. This nondenominational service features candles, music, Scripture and prayer; it lasts no more than an hour. All are welcome. Peninsula Daily News

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Shoppers revel, grumble amid Thanksgiving sales By Mae Anderson

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NEW YORK — Not all Americans tucked into turkey with their families on Thanksgiving. Some were out shopping, hitting sales ahead of the crowds expected today. After a year of cautious spending and worry over an uncertain economy and high unemployment, more stores this year extended hours into Thanksgiving Day, a day when stores are traditionally closed. Many grumble about the relentless march of commercialism creeping into the holiday. But at least some shoppers took the bait. While crowds appeared relatively light compared with the weekend ahead,

the extended hours drew in overseas visitors, those who have to work today and some who couldn’t resist a good deal. Some Sears and Kmart stores and some Sports Authority, Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores were among those open Thursday.

Specials in PA, Sequim (Sears stores in Port Angeles and Sequim will have their holiday specials today through Saturday.) At an Old Navy in Lutherville, Md., Brenda Tarver, 65, a retired postal employee from Baltimore, was dragged out of the house by her daughters, but was finding good deals on clothing. “They’ve got good prices

and a variety of items. A lot of things are 50 percent off,” she said. Willy Gerelbest, 45, a counselor from Brooklyn, N.Y., was shopping at Kmart for sneakers on sale for $9.99. “I saw the advertising and just wanted to check it out,” he said. “Tomorrow, I have to work.” David Friedman, president of marketing for Sears Holdings Corp. said the decision to open some stores from 7 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving Day stemmed from positive response to a similar “early Black Friday” sale in November, as well as success with Kmart, which Sears also owns and has been open on Thanksgiving for 19 years. Workers will earn holiday pay and still be home in

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time for a Thanksgiving meal, Friedman said. Last year, consumers spent about $300 million online on Thanksgiving, compared with $887 million on Cyber Monday, according to comScore. According to Akamai Technologies, which tracks traffic to 270 retail sites, traffic peaked at 11 a.m. and was up about 14 percent from Wednesday. Early data from Coremetrics, an IBM company, from early afternoon showed that online Thanksgiving Day sales were up about 10 percent over Thanksgiving a year ago. The average order size was down 18 percent from a year ago to $130.50, but that figure was getting bigger as the day went on.

Sharp price drops seen for flat-panel TVs

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SEATTLE — If you’re in the market for a new flat-panel TV, it’s a good time to buy. TV prices usually drop from year to year, and the decline will be sharp this season thanks to a supply glut. Consumers have been holding out all year for better deals, leaving lots of unsold televisions on the shelves. Prices for high-definition LCD TVs will fall more than twice as fast as they have so far this year as manufacturers and retailers clear out inventory, analysts predict. New sets will also be cheaper because TV makers have been getting great deals on the most expensive parts, the glass LCD panels. Already, Wal-Mart

SEQUIM — Jardin du Soleil, 3932 Sequim-Dungeness Way, will host a holiday open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Customers can sample three of the businesses most popular winter teas, snack on lavender treats, and enjoy holiday decorations!. Special deals will also be available. For more information, phone Pam or Randy Nicholson at 360-5821185 or e-mail info@

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People look at wide-screen televisions at a Costco Wholesale store in Mountain View, Calif., in March. Stores Inc. has slashed prices for some older models. Among the deals — a 32-inch Vizio set that went to $298 from $348. Inc. and

Best Buy Co. are starting to advertise deals, too. Some of the best deals this season will be on 32-inch LCD TVs, the most popular size. They will sell for rock-

bottom rates of $300 or less, compared with about $400 last year. Prices for 40-inch and 42-inch sets will approach $500.

Vintage brand, corporate names to be auctioned Economic slump makes consumers nostalgic By Stuart Elliott The New York Times

attracted to the names, which he accumulated over five or six years, because of a previous career in the cosmetics business. “If you’re in that industry, it’s brands that turn the wheel,” he said. The names to be auctioned are in categories that include food and beverage, fashion and apparel, corporate brands and toiletries and cosmetics. There are some media brands, too, Reich said, among them Changing Times magazine, Collier’s magazine and Saturday Review magazine.

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A cache of venerable brand and corporate names, not used for years — and, in some instances, decades — is to be auctioned next month in New York. The auction is being planned by Michael Reich, whose company, Brands USA Holdings, has been accumulating the rights to the names.

Reich, who is chief executive at Brands USA, estimates that 150 to 170 names will be available at the auction, scheduled for Dec. 8. The auction is another example of the growing interest in nostalgic brands as economic conditions lead many consumers to look back on what they perceived to be better, less stressful times.

According to a new study from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, nostalgic choices have power because they help consumers fulfill a need to belong. Among the nostalgic names scheduled for the auction block, Reich listed Allsweet margarine, American Brands, Bowery Savings Bank, General Cinema, Handi-Wrap plastic wrap, Infoseek, Lucky Whip dessert topping, Meister Brau beer, Phar-Mor discount drug stores, Shearson brokerage services and Snow Crop frozen orange juice. Reich said he was

DETROIT — The Chevrolet Volt, General Motors’ first foray into mass-market electric vehicles, will get the equivalent of 93 miles per gallon of gasoline in combined city and highway driving while powered by its batteries, the company announced. The compact car, which can go about 35 miles on battery power before a gasoline engine kicks in to generate electricity, will get 37 mpg when running on the generator alone, GM said. In a driving cycle that combines battery and generator power, the car will get 60 mpg, GM said. The figures, estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will appear on the Volt’s window sticker when the car goes on sale sometime next month.

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Yacht club lauded for help with housing site Peninsula Daily News

PORT LUDLOW — The Port Ludlow Yacht Club Women’s Group recently received the Olympic Community Action Program’s Community Partnership Award from OlyCAP Executive Director Tim Hockett. This award is given to groups or individuals in the community who provide outstanding support for those in need. The Port Ludlow Yacht Club Women’s Group earned this award by helping OlyCAP to refurbish its transitional housing. The plaque reads “in recognition and appreciation of your legacy of Serving and Giving, exemplifying the truest spirit of Community Action.” Last year, through networking with Kathy Mor-

gan of the OlyCAP Housing Program, the Port Ludlow Yacht Club Women’s Group learned of the need to repair, paint and refurbish eight cabins in Port Townsend that are used as transitional housing for families “in crisis,” mostly women and children leaving abusive domestic situations or homelessness.

Entire club participates After a short discussion, the group agreed to take on the project, and member Jamie Bima took the lead. After evaluating the scope of the project, the women’s group invited the entire yacht club membership to participate. More than 30 women and men cleaned, painted and provided new custom-

made curtains and bedding, kitchen supplies, carpeting, children’s books, light fixtures, a custom-made trundle bed and decorative items. The goal was to provide an environment in which children and adults using the housing would feel comfortable and secure.

Secure environment Several hundred hours of labor and thousands of dollars in cash or in-kind gifts were provided by the Port Ludlow Yacht Club members, as well as local merchants. Also inscribed on the plaque is a quote from Sir Winston Churchill: “You make a living by what you earn, but you make a life by what you give.”

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Port Townsend Marine Scichildren. Available by phoning ence Center — Fort Worden box office at 360-683-7326 or State Park. Natural history and at marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for youth (6-17); free for science Sunday center members. “Whales in VFW breakfast — 169 E. Our Midst” till Dec. 31. Phone Washington St., 9:30 a.m. to 1 360-385-5582, e-mail info@ or visit www.ptmsc. p.m. Cost: $5 a person. org. Hike — The Olympic OutConversation Cafe — Vicdoor Club hikes the Upper Dungeness River Trail. This is torian Square Deli, 940 Water an easy hike of 6.8 miles round St., No. 1, noon. Phone 360trip, with an elevation gain of 385-6959 or visit www. 600 feet and a high point at Topic: 3,100 feet. Hikers must be pre- Self-judgment. pared for winter weather. Hikers from Port Angeles will meet Quilcene Historical at 9 a.m. at the Clallam County Museum — 151 E. Columbia Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. St., by appointment. Artifacts, Hikers from the Quimper Pen- documents, family histories insula will meet at 9 a.m. at the and photos of Quilcene and Quimper Credit Union in Had- surrounding communities. New lock. All of these participants exhibits on Brinnon, military, will rendezvous with hikers millinery and Quilcene High from Sequim at 9:45 a.m. at the School’s 100th anniversary. entrance to Sequim Bay State Phone 360-765-0688, 360Park. E-mail olympic. 765-3192 or 360-765-4848 or e-mail quilcenemuseum@ or quilcene Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Club — Watch the team with other black and gold fans at Northwest Maritime CenStymies Bar &Grill at Cedars at ter tour — Free tour of new Dungeness Golf Course, 1965 Woodcock Road. 10 a.m. headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 Phone 360-775-8663. p.m. Elevators available, chilAdult Scrabble — The dren welcome and pets not Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 1 allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or p.m. Phone 360-681-2619. e-mail “The Thwarting of Baron Overeaters Anonymous — Bolligrew” — Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave. 2 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, p.m. Tickets: $16.50 general, 1032 Jefferson St., 5 p.m. $14.50 OTA members, $11.50 Phone 360-385-6854. children. Available by phoning box office at 360-683-7326 or Saturday at Hike — The Olympic OutTrivia night — Oasis Sports door Club hikes the Tunnel Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washing- Creek Trail. This is a moderton St., 5:30 p.m. Phone 360- ately easy hike of 8.5 miles 582-3143. round trip, with an elevation gain of 2,450 feet and a high Port Townsend and point at 5,050 feet. Hikers must prepare for winter weather. HikJefferson County ers from Port Angeles will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Clallam Today County Courthouse, 223 E. Port Townsend Aero Fourth St. Hikers from Port Museum — Jefferson County Angeles and Sequim will renInternational Airport, 195 Air- dezvous at 9:15 a.m. at the port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. southeast corner of the WalAdmission: $10 for adults, $9 mart parking lot in Sequim. for seniors, $6 for children ages Hikers from the Quimper Pen7-12. Free for children younger insula will meet at 9:30 a.m. at than 6. Features vintage air- the Quimper Credit Union in craft and aviation art. Hadlock. All participants will rendezvous at 10 a.m. at the Puget Sound Coast Artil- junction of state Highway 20 lery Museum — Fort Worden and U.S. Highway 101 in DisState Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. covery Bay. E-mail olympic. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger. Exhibits Port Townsend Aero interpret the Harbor Defenses Museum — Jefferson County of Puget Sound and the Strait International Airport, 195 Airof Juan de Fuca. Phone 360- port Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ Admission: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger Jefferson County Histori- than 6. Features vintage aircal Museum and shop — 540 craft and aviation art. Water St., Port Townsend, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 for Boatbuilding — The Boat adults; $1 for children 3 to 12; School, 42 N. Water St., at 10 free to historical society mem- a.m. Phone Wayne Chimenti bers. Exhibits include “Jeffer- 360-379-9220 or e-mail force son County’s Maritime Heri- tage,” “James Swan and the Food Addicts in Recovery Native Americans” and “The Chinese in Early Port Anonymous — First Baptist Townsend.” Phone 360-385- Church, 1202 Lawrence St., 10 1003 or visit www.jchsmuseum. a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Visit www. org.

Continued from C4 $14.50 OTA members, $11.50 Line dancing lessons — Beginning dancers. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, 10 a.m. to 11a.m. $3 per class. Phone 360-681-2826. Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “Autumn on the Olympic Peninsula.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-683-8110. Sequim Duplicate Bridge — Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., 12:30 p.m. Phone 360681-4308, or partnership 360683-5635. “The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew” — Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $16.50 general, $14.50 OTA members, $11.50 children. Available by phoning box office at 360-683-7326 or at

Saturday Hike — The Olympic Outdoor Club hikes the Tunnel Creek Trail. This is a moderately easy hike of 8.5 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 2,450 feet and a high point at 5,050 feet. Hikers must prepare for winter weather. Hikers from Port Angeles will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. Hikers from Port Angeles and Sequim will rendezvous at 9:15 a.m. at the southeast corner of the Walmart parking lot in Sequim. Hikers from the Quimper Peninsula will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Quimper Credit Union in Hadlock. All participants will rendezvous at 10 a.m. at the junction of state Highway 20 and U.S. Highway 101 in Discovery Bay. E-mail olympic. Lavender Holiday Bazaar — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Rd. Free. Sequim Open Aire Market — Farm, food and art and craft vendors. Cedar Street between Sequim and Second avenues, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit www. Overeaters Anonymous — Literature meeting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth St., 10 a.m. Phone 360-4520227. Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “Autumn on the Olympic Peninsula.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-683-8110. Light lunch — Free hot meals for people in need, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone 360-683-4862. Contract bridge — Sequim Senior Center, 921 E. Hammond St., 6:30 p.m. $4 members, $5 for nonmembers. Bring own partner. Phone Eleanor McIntyre 360-683-2948. “The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew” — Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $16.50 general,

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Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ Northwest Maritime Center tour — Free tour of new headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 p.m. Elevators available, children welcome and pets not allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or e-mail Jefferson County Historical Museum and shop — 540 Water St., Port Townsend, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 for adults; $1 for children 3 to 12; free to historical society members. Exhibits include “Jefferson County’s Maritime Heritage,” “James Swan and the Native Americans” and “The Chinese in Early Port Townsend.” Phone 360-3851003 or visit www.jchsmuseum. org. Commanding Officer’s Quarters museum tour — Fort Worden State Park, noon to 4 p.m. $4 adults, free for children. Phone 360-385-1003. Port Townsend Marine Science Center — Fort Worden State Park. Natural history and marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for youth (6-17); free for science center members. “Whales in Our Midst” till Dec. 31. Phone 360-385-5582, e-mail info@ or visit www.ptmsc. org. Peace vigil — Ferry intersection, downtown Port Townsend, 12:30 p.m. Bring flags, banners or posters. Quilcene Historical Museum — 151 E. Columbia St., by appointment. Artifacts, documents, family histories and photos of Quilcene and surrounding communities. New exhibits on Brinnon, military,

millinery and Quilcene High School’s 100th anniversary. Phone 360-765-0688, 360765-3192 or 360-765-4848 or e-mail quilcenemuseum@ or quilcene Bingo — Booster Club, Corey Lane, Brinnon, 6:45 p.m.

adults; $1 for children 3 to 12; free to historical society members. Exhibits include “Jefferson County’s Maritime Heritage,” “James Swan and the Native Americans” and “The Chinese in Early Port Townsend.” Phone 360-3851003 or visit www.jchsmuseum. org.

Commanding Officer’s Quarters museum tour — Sunday Fort Worden State Park, noon Port Townsend Aero to 4 p.m. $4 adults, free for Museum — Jefferson County children. Phone 360-385-1003. International Airport, 195 AirPort Townsend Marine Sciport Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 ence Center — Fort Worden for seniors, $6 for children ages State Park. Natural history and 7-12. Free for children younger marine exhibits, noon to 4 p.m. than 6. Features vintage air- Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for youth (6-17); free for science craft and aviation art. center members. “Whales in Hike — The Olympic Out- Our Midst” till Dec. 31. Phone door Club hikes the Upper 360-385-5582, e-mail info@ Dungeness River Trail. This is or visit www.ptmsc. an easy hike of 6.8 miles round org. trip, with an elevation gain of Quilcene Historical 600 feet and a high point at Museum — 151 E. Columbia 3,100 feet. Hikers must be prepared for winter weather. Hik- St., by appointment. Artifacts, ers from Port Angeles will meet documents, family histories at 9 a.m. at the Clallam County and photos of Quilcene and Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. surrounding communities. New exhibits on Brinnon, military, Hikers from the Quimper Penmillinery and Quilcene High insula will meet at 9 a.m. at the School’s 100th anniversary. Quimper Credit Union in Had- Phone 360-765-0688, 360lock. All of these participants 765-3192 or 360-765-4848 or will rendezvous with hikers e-mail quilcenemuseum@ from Sequim at 9:45 a.m. at the or quilcene entrance to Sequim Bay State Park. E-mail olympic.out Washington Old Time Fiddlers concert — Tri-Area Chimacum Grange Farm- Community Center, 10 West ers Market — 9572 Rhody Valley Road, Chimacum. All Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to 2 Players Jam, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. p.m. Performance, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free and open to the Puget Sound Coast Artilpublic. Donations support fidlery Museum — Fort Worden dler scholarships. Phone HerState Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. shel Lester at 360-417-6950 or Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for e-mail handrlester@olypen. children 6 to 12, free for chil- com. dren 5 and younger. Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses WordPlay Reading Series of Puget Sound and the Strait — Key City Public Theatre of Juan de Fuca. Phone 360- presents a staged reading of 385-0373 or e-mail artymus@ the interactive comedy “ mate Exchanges: Volume I” by Alan Ayckbourn. 7 p.m. at Key Jefferson County Histori- City Playhouse, 419 Washingcal Museum and shop — 540 ton St. Suggested donation Water St., Port Townsend, 11 $10. Visit keycitypublictheatre. a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 for org.

Death and Memorial Notice G. Wayne Van Winkle

28, 1942, in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Van Winkle earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington in 1944. He was employed as an Engineer at Boeing from 1944-1985, living in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, until moving to Sequim in 1999. Mr. Van Winkle was a member of Sequim Bible Church. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Van Winkle; sons and daughter-in-

May 20, 1915 November 13, 2010 G. Wayne Van Winkle, 95, of Sequim passed away on November 13, 2010, at Sequim Health & Rehabilitation. He was born on May 20, 1915, in Avon, Illinois, to George and Gladys (Cafferty) Van Winkle. He married Dorothy Arminta Zinn on August

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Neighbors’ habit ruins homecoming DEAR ABBY: My husband and I returned to our hometown and bought a bungalow in a cute, older neighborhood. The homes are close together, separated by a single driveway. Our neighbors on both sides of us are smokers. They smoke on their front porches and flick their smoldering butts onto the driveway and yard. The ground is littered with them, which my two toddlers want to put into their mouths every time they go outside. Often, I’ll go out with a bag and collect the butts, but it’s annoying having to pick up someone’s easily discarded trash — particularly trash that has been in someone’s mouth. My neighbors are pretty rough, and I’m afraid a confrontation could result in an escalation of the problem. Should I continue gathering up the butts and keep my mouth shut? Or should I just “butt out”? Bothered in Missouri

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Dear Bothered: If you are concerned about a hostile reaction from your neighbors, do not approach them — particularly if you’re afraid that doing so could become confrontational. Instead, plant hedges or bushes between your property and theirs and have your children play — under your supervision — in the backyard.

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Dear Abby: My mom has three sisters, two of whom I am very close to and love dearly. The problem is the third sister, “Aunt Sandy.” She had a falling out with Mom a few years ago and is now considered the black sheep of the family. At my grandmother’s funeral, I had the chance to sit and talk with her, and I didn’t feel I was doing anything wrong. However, my mom told me later she was “hurt” because I had talked to Aunt Sandy knowing the family is upset with her. Mom said she’d appreciate it if I didn’t do it again. I tried to explain that the way she feels about her sister shouldn’t have anything to do with our relationship, but Mom



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refuses to understand. I want a connection with my Aunt Sandy without hurting my mom. Please help. We’re Still Related

Dear Still Related: I wish you had told me in more detail why your mother is angry with Sandy and why the rest of the family is cooperating in isolating her. However, you are an adult. Whom you choose to befriend is your business, not your mother’s. If you wish to pursue a relationship with Aunt Sandy, you are free to do so. And if you don’t want your mother to be “hurt,” don’t discuss it with her. Dear Abby: I was walking to lunch a few days ago and approached the entrance of a restaurant a couple of seconds after a man approaching from the opposite direction. He was a gentleman and held the door for me. I said thank you and walked inside. Even though he was there first, I wound up in front of him in a long line. Are there rules of etiquette for this? I felt a little awkward essentially cutting in line after he was so chivalrous. Nicole in Denver Dear Nicole: There is no rule of etiquette that dictates it, but you could have offered the gentleman a chance to be in line in front of you. However, if you did, he might have extended his chivalry further and refused. ––––––––

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The Last Word in Astrology By Eugenia Last ARIES (March 21-April 19): Chances to invest in something that can bring joy or financial gain are within reach. Make arrangements for time with someone you love or, if you’re single, participate in a social event that aligns you with potential partners. 5 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Give and take will be required if you want to maintain balance at home. Don’t let emotions get out of hand. Spend your time fixing up your residence or preparing for end of year festivities. Information you discover will influence a decision you must make. 2 stars

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GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Involvement with the wrong group will cause disagreements. Do not allow anyone to take advantage of you. Focus on home, family and the people who have always supported you and your interests. Networking at functions will increase your professional opportunities. 4 stars


CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can come up with interesting alternatives regarding your vocation and money-making ability. Listen to what someone with experience has to say. There is plenty of opportunity but be

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willing to incorporate change into the way you do things. 3 stars LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You have more control than you realize and should be looking for ways to take advantage of every situation that comes along. Your outspoken approach will sway people you talk with to see things your way. Leave some time for romance. 3 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your business and personal life separate. Problems at home are apparent if you can’t agree on the budget changes that are needed. A change of plans will lead to a blowout that can cause isolation. 3 stars LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Getting rid of the clutter in your life will serve a purpose. Focus on friends, neighbors and travel plans. Getting together with people who share your interests will lead to important professional information. 4 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t put up with anyone trying to make you feel bad or guilty. Instead, spend time with people who help you to generate the most, not the least. Sharing your ideas will lead to changes that will enhance projects you have in the works. 2 stars

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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): If you are prepared to state facts, figures and intentions, it will be difficult for anyone to deny you the right to keep moving forward. You will win a settlement or tender but the cost may include the loss of a friendship. 5 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Someone from your past will cause problems for you. Do not reopen a relationship that you walked away from long ago. It is not in your best interest to get involved with anyone secretly. If you feel guilty or uncertain, it’s best to take a pass. 3 stars AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put everything you’ve got into moneymaking ideas, investments or plans. You can raise your income, change your position or set yourself up for a bright new start. Put your plans for next year in motion now. 3 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may want to back down and let others take the stage for a moment. Listen carefully to what’s being revealed and you will have a much better idea how to position yourself for success. A job opening will help you change the way you live. Greater income is heading your way. 3 stars



Friday, November 26, 2010

Peninsula Five-Day Forecast Today







High 46

Low 33







Cloudy and chilly with a little rain.

Mostly sunny and chilly.

Mostly cloudy and chilly.

Cloudy with rain possible.

The Peninsula Rain will soak the Olympic Peninsula today as a cold front pushes through the region. Snow levels will fall to 2,000 feet this afternoon. Showers will continue tonight as the upper-level low driving this front moves over the region. Snow levels will continue to fall Port to around 1,000 feet late tonight. Showers will linger into Townsend Saturday. Sunday will be mostly sunny and chilly behind 45/38 this storm system. Monday will be chilly as well before another storm system brings a chance of rain Tuesday.

Victoria 47/35 Neah Bay 46/39

Port Angeles 46/33

Sequim 47/36

Forks 46/35

Olympia 45/33

Seattle 43/35

Spokane 32/23

Yakima Kennewick 32/24 32/28

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Marine Forecast

Rain today. Wind southwest 7-14 knots becoming southeast. Waves 1-3 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Rain tonight. Wind east-southeast 8-16 knots. Waves 1-3 feet. Visibility under 3 miles. Cloudy and chilly tomorrow with a little rain. Wind east 8-16 knots becoming west. Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 3 miles at times. Sunday: Mostly sunny and chilly. Wind north 4-8 knots. Waves under a foot. Visibility clear.

LaPush Port Angeles Port Townsend Sequim Bay*

3:50 a.m. 2:52 p.m. 6:57 a.m. 4:01 p.m. 8:42 a.m. 5:46 p.m. 8:03 a.m. 5:07 p.m.




Low Tide


7.3’ 8.0’ 7.7’ 5.7’ 9.3’ 6.9’ 8.7’ 6.5’

9:18 a.m. 9:54 p.m. 12:42 p.m. 11:54 p.m. 12:20 a.m. 1:56 p.m. 12:13 a.m. 1:49 p.m.

3.0’ -0.2’ 5.1’ -0.6’ -1.6’ 6.6’ -1.5’ 6.2’

High Tide Ht 4:37 a.m. 3:53 p.m. 7:37 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 9:22 a.m. 7:15 p.m. 8:43 a.m. 6:36 p.m.

Moon Phases New


Seattle 43/35

Billings 36/14

7.3’ 7.5’ 7.6’ 5.1’ 9.2’ 6.2’ 8.6’ 5.8’


Low Tide Ht

High Tide Ht

Low Tide Ht

10:17 a.m. 10:45 p.m. 2:07 p.m. ----1:08 a.m. 3:21 p.m. 1:01 a.m. 3:14 p.m.

5:27 a.m. 5:04 p.m. 8:15 a.m. 7:10 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 8:55 p.m. 9:21 a.m. 8:16 p.m.

11:22 a.m. 11:41 p.m. 12:46 a.m. 3:17 p.m. 2:00 a.m. 4:31 p.m. 1:53 a.m. 4:24 p.m.

*To correct for Dungeness Bay subtract 15 minutes for high tide, 21 minutes for low tide.

3.0’ 0.2’ 4.4’ ---0.8’ 5.7’ -0.8’ 5.4’

7.4’ 7.0’ 7.6’ 4.6’ 9.2’ 5.5’ 8.6’ 5.2’

2.6’ 0.8’ 0.2’ 3.5’ 0.2’ 4.5’ 0.2’ 4.2’

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World Cities Today City Hi Lo W Athens 64 61 r Baghdad 79 55 s Beijing 48 28 s Brussels 35 24 pc Cairo 80 62 s Calgary 31 10 c Edmonton 34 5 c Hong Kong 71 63 s Jerusalem 71 53 s Johannesburg 73 57 r Kabul 62 26 s London 38 30 pc Mexico City 79 46 pc Montreal 34 27 sn Moscow 31 23 c New Delhi 81 49 s Paris 37 33 pc Rio de Janeiro 82 71 t Rome 54 37 sh Stockholm 25 21 sn Sydney 81 66 pc Tokyo 60 45 pc Toronto 36 25 c Vancouver 47 36 r Weather (W): prcp-precipitation, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.


Chicago 33/22

Denver 50/23

San Francisco 55/47

New York 53/33

Detroit 35/24

Washington 54/31

Kansas City 48/23 Los Angeles 68/44

Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice 0s

City Albuquerque Anchorage Astoria Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Bend Billings Bismarck Boise Boston Buffalo Charleston, SC Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Coeur d’Alene Corvallis Dallas Denver Des Moines Detroit Eugene Fairbanks Helena Honolulu Houston Juneau

Atlanta 56/31

Houston 53/32

Fronts Cold Warm

Miami 82/68

Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Forecast high/low temperatures are given for selected cities.

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National Extremes Yesterday (For the 48 contiguous states)

High: 94 at McAllen, TX

Low: -23 at Big Piney, WY

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Minneapolis 22/11

El Paso 55/21

Sunset today ................... 4:26 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow ............ 7:38 a.m. Moonrise today ................ 9:49 p.m. Moonset today ............... 11:40 a.m.

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Everett 44/36

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Table Location High Tide

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National Forecast

Statistics are for the 24-hour period ending at 4 p.m. yesterday High Low Prcp YTD P. Angeles 36 29 trace 10.50 Forks 41 30 0.37 109.34 Seattle 38 28 0.01 37.24 Sequim 37 30 0.00 8.81 Hoquiam 39 28 0.06 60.16 Victoria 34 29 0.21 27.69 P. Townsend* 30 23 0.00 14.46 *Data from


Port Ludlow 45/37 Bellingham 47/34

Aberdeen 50/39

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BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY CUSTOM HOME Super private location, just minutes from Port Angeles. Very light and bright with wall of picture windows facing Olympic Mountain range. Vaulted ceilings, massive kitchen with Bleimeister cabinets and new appliances. 3,818 sf. Finished downstairs suitable for mother-in-law apt. 3 car garage plus 2,500 sf RV/shop. Great for car enthusiastic. Large pond, 8 raised garden beds. Flowers for all seasons. $499,900. ML252124. Vivian Landvik 417-2795 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY CAPE COD SYLE 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

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Beautiful, century old home, with an amazing view of the P.A. harbor. Also enjoy an unstoppable view of the Olympics from your backyard. Hardwood throughout the home, although most of the home is currently carpeted. Many updates still needed, but allows the opportunity to make this your home. $325,000. ML252095/138514 Shawnee Hathaway Ochs 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.

ENJOY THE AMENITIES OF PARKWOOD 2 Br., 2 bath spacious doublewide. Newer appliances include ceramic cooktop. Home also has freestanding wood stove and wet bar. Relax on the Trex deck and enjoy the privacy of the lush gardens. Low maintenance landscaped front yard. $59,000. ML252343/153831 Roland Miller 461-4116 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY

CHIP TO THE GREEN Fairway living in this recently remodeled 2 Br., 2 bath courseside house that backs on to the 18th hole on Sunland Golf Course. The course is your huge backyard that you don’t have to mow. Golf ‘til your’re tired and then watch the late finishers from your spacious deck. Or kick back by the fireplace and calculate your handicap. Don’t golf? There is also tennis, swimming at beach and pool and fun in the clubhouse. $264,900. ML252363 Dan Blevins Carroll Realty 457-1111

ENTERTAINER’S DELIGHT 360° views, stunning Mediterranean style 2 story, 3 Br., 2.5 bath located close to desirable Cline Spit and 2 public golf courses. Gourmet kitchen, spacious living and family rooms. Spectacular sunroom, portico and courtyard. Huge 2,000 sf shop with bonus room, .5 bath, boat and RV parking. Lavender farm potential! $595,000. ML251088 Dianna Erickson 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

CLASSIC WITH STUNNING WATER VIEW Bamboo floors, vaulted ceiling, large windows. Cooks will delight in this kitchen complete w stainless appliances and butler pantry. Large master, guest quarters/media room down. Beautifully landscaped. Located midway between Sequim and Port Angeles. $360,000. ML251495 Cathy Reed and Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East

GOOD BONES Open flowing floor plan, approximately 1,976 sf of living space, 800 sf 2 car garage with ample storage areas, backs up to a green belt, located a short 1 mile from Jamestown Beach, all major systems replaced in 2004 and 2006. $278,000. ML114788/251696 Cath Mich 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

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FORECLOSURE 3 Br., 2 bath. Built in 2006, propane fireplace, open kitchen. Large utility room, oversized garage with alley entrance. $169,290 ML144212/252202Te Team Topper 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GREAT FOR ENTERTAINING 3 Br., 2 bath, over 1,900 sf, granite counters and stainless appliances, beautifully landscaped with mountain views, great patios and beautiful water feature. $365,000 ML75847/251106 Team Schmidt 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY Main house has 2,332 sf of living space and custom features. Custom landscaping, koi pond with waterfall. Large greenhouse and garden area. Laminate wood floors, builtins, great sunroom, too. Includes two outbuildings for extra investment opportunities. $479,000. ML241656 Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East HAPPY SPACE Inside find a super clean 3 Br., 2 bath home with huge, sunny country kitchen complete with fireplace. Outside find 3.17 acres with irrigation, fruit trees, workshop, and plenty of room to have animals, gardens, or whatever adds to your happiness. $279,900. ML251626 Jane Manzer 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East



GREAT VALUE Charming 3 Br. home with expansive saltwater view. Tastefully remodeled in 2010. Vinyl windows and wood floors. Garage and workshop area. Nice deck and partially fenced yard. Attractively priced. $159,000. ML251938. Marc Thomsen 417-2782 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY

"In-Town" Mini-Farm. 4 bedroom, 1+ bath home on 1.08 acres. Fenced pasture, mt. view, greenhouse, chicken coop, detached garage. Carport. 8x24 deck. Mature fruit trees. Appliances convey. New roofs/heat pump and MUCH more! $210,000. Contact Dave at 360-670-8260 or weissguy60@yahoo.c om JUST LIKE NEW Cute 2 Br., 1.5 bath condo, completely updated throughout, new kitchen with new appliances, new heating system and roof, close to medical facilities. $149,500 ML129757/251967 Brenda Clark 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND LAKE SUTHERLAND DUPLEX 2 units each with 3 Br., 1 bath right on the lake at Mallard Cove. Keep one for summer fun and rent the other; would also make excellent vacation rentals! $325,000. ML252080. Alan Barnard 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.





LARGE CRAFTSMAN Vintage home centrally located with dual views, close to parks, downtown, shopping, college pretty much everything! 4 Br., 2 bath 2,776 sf home with enough room for everyone. Warm finishes, large bright kitchen with breakfast nook. Enclosed sunroom adjacent to deck a beautiful treat for visiting and entertaining. $218,000. ML251246 Brooke Nelson 417-2812 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY Lovingly restored Cherry Hill Victorian. 3 Br., 2 bath + cozy guest cottage and shop. $238,000. 360-457-6845 NO-BANK WATERFRONT Featuring commanding views of the Straits, San Juan Islands, Mt. Baker and the Olympic Range. This 3 Br., 4 bath northwest contemporary has been extensively remodeled in impressive detail throughout. The floor-plan is open and airy. $795,000 ML252341/153782 Dan Tash 461-2872 COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY OWNER WILL CARRY Close tot own, quiet and peaceful, enclosed patio off master, amenities include pool, clubhouse, golf course, and wonderful community. $319,000. ML251727/116759 Tom Cantwell 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND

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PANORAMIC WATER VIEWS Panoramic water and island views for this contemporary style home on one acre. Exceptional potential in this nearly 2,000 sf home. Expansive deck allows you to look out over the Sequim Valley and Straits of Juan de Fuca. Soaring windows fill this home with soft light and allow exceptional viewing of the ships as they pass by. $239,995 Jim Hardie U-$ave Real Estate 775-7146 SAVOR STUNNING VIEWS Of the Straits, Olympics and Mount Baker while listening to wave’s 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. $420,000. ML252118 Alan Burwell 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East SELLER FINANCING! Let the seller help you buy this beautifully remodeled 3 Br. home on Cherry Hill. You can’t judge this book by its cover— come in or take the virtual tour to get a taste of just how great a buy this one is. Fabulous kitchen with granite counter tops. Fireplace in the living room and wood stove in the great room. $229,000. ML251726. Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY



P.A.: Cute home, 2 Br., 1.75 ba, wood stove, big garage, ramp, nice yard. $95,000. 360-452-2758, 360-775-7129 Solid built A-frame home, warm and cozy 3 Br., 2 bath with spacious living area. Sitting on 2.45 acres with a bit of a water view. $189,900 ML251842/122178 Thelma Durham 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. SPLIT LEVEL HOME Enjoy a leisurely stroll through neighborhood and wooded areas. 3 Br., 2.25 bath, multi story, recently painted exterior and reroofed in 2008. Open style kitchen with island bar. Dining area and master Br. have access to wood deck. Living room wired for surround sound and has wood stove for cozy winter evenings. $267,500. ML252072 Chuck Murphy and Lori Tracey 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East TOWNHOUSE Like new townhouse, great location in downtown Sequim, within short distance of Carrie Blake Park. This six year old, 1,796 sf unit offers a large open living area with high quality kitchen, master suite, den/office, private concrete patio and fenced in back yard. Other features include laminate flooring, heat pump, all appliances are included, low homeowners association dues. $240,000. ML252205 Tom Blore Peter Black Real Estate 683-4116 www.peninsula



SPACIOUS OPEN FLOOR PLAN 2 master suites and 2.5 baths, 3 car garage, open floor plan, large kitchen and formal dining room, overlooking 8th green. $339,000 ML136212/252066 Deb Kahle 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND TWO FOR ONE Two homes on one lot. Site built home with 2 Br., 1 bath, 1,276 sf plus manufactured home with 3 Br., 2 bath, 1,348 sf plus detached garage/ shop - all on 1.51 acres close to town. In city limits, zoned R-III. $279,000. ML252346. Mike Fuller Blue Sky Real Estate Sequim 683-3900, 477-9189 WATER VIEW Energy efficient home. Heat pump, Energy Star appliances and lights, low E windows. Custom home with 3 Br., 3 bath, 3 car garage, 3,010 sf, walkout basement and organic gardens. $245,000. ML242001. Cathy Reed and Sheryl Payseno Burley 683-4844 Windermere Real Estate Sequim East You’ll love this 3 Br., 2 bath, one level home. Updated kitchen with newer countertops, pull outs, breakfast bar and a new stove. Skylights and newer countertops in both bathrooms. The roof is approx. 2 years old. Fenced in area for your pets. All appliances included. 2 car attached garage and plenty of parking in the back. $179,500 ML252096/138720 Kelly Johnson 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.


















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SUNLAND HILLTOP CONDO 2 Br., 2 baths, nice sunroof, propane stove, murphy bed, shoji screen. $185,000 ML145314/252226 Kim Bower 683-6880 WINDERMERE SUNLAND WANT TO BUY home in Monterra community. 681-8536. YOU’LL BE COUNTING YOUR BLESSINGS If you like to fish or hike, you’ll love this Freshwater Bay neighborhood. Just a few miles out of town, this home is on 2.4 acres. Besides the 3 Br. home, there’s an outbuilding with 3 rooms. Park your boat or camper on the cement pad under cover. $235,000. ML251945 Pili Meyer 417-2799 COLDWELL BANKER UPTOWN REALTY


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Beautiful 5+ acre parcel in a very private area. Wonderful view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Vancouver Island, Salt Creek, Crescent Bay and Tongue Point. $299,000. ML241755. Nason Beckett 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. Buildable corner lot on dead end in Paradise Bay, Port Ludlow, 1 block from community private boat ramp on private beach. Cash or contract. $24,000. 360-437-9389 GREAT FUTURE HOMESITE Nice level lot with all utilities in at road. CC&Rs to protect your investment. Priced to sell. $55,000. ML251879. Quint Boe 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A. Lake Sutherland 3+ acres with beach rights with dock, Hwy 101 frontage. electrical close by. Subdividable, zoned R1. 360-460-4589. SEQUIM LAND WANTED Must support 2 horses. 505-281-1591.

55 A beautiful property in Port Angeles. For sale $168,000. Located just minutes from town off of Mt Angeles Road. The 4.77 acre parcel is surrounded by mountains, nice homes and the natural beauty of Port Angeles. Septic installed, electric hook up pd, city water. or 360-460-0572 BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL! Gated entry leads to wonderfully situated custom luxury view home on acreage. Formal living areas and gourmet chef’s kitchen. Dog kennel and landscaped. $585,000. ML152107. Bryan Diehl 360-437-1011 Windermere Port Ludlow


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BEAUTIFUL 32 ACRE RANCH New driveway off Hidden Highlands allows for even more privacy. Mtn views, two ponds and a 2,880 sf barn, tack room and storage. Fenced and partially fenced. Possible uses include horse or livestock ranch, vineyard, corporate retreat, wildlife lookout and more. $795,000. ML250670. Clarice Arakawa 457-0456 WINDERMERE P.A.



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SEQUIM OFFICE BUILDING! This twelve suite, 7,632 sf office complex is located on Sequim’s main street. Excellent rental history and investment potential. Paved parking, EFA with heat pumps for each unit, long-term tenants! $850,000. ML252351 Mark N. McHugh REAL ESTATE 683-0660




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SEQUIM: Idle Wheels Park on 5th Ave. 1 Br., 1 ba. single wide, $495. 683-3335.


CENTRAL P.A.: 2 Br., 1 ba, 606 S. Laurel, references required. $700. 457-6600. Clean, furnished 1 Br. trailer with tip out, near beach, util. incl. $650. 928-3006. EAST P.A.: 3 Br., 2 bath, 5 acres, mtn./ water view. Horses ? $1,200. 477-0747. EAST P.A.: Small 2 Br. mobile. $500. 457-9844/460-4968

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CENTRAL P.A. Clean, quiet, 2 Br. in well managed complex. Excellent ref req. $700. 452-3540. P.A.: 2 Br. quiet, clean. No smoke/pets $675 mo., dep. 457-0928. P.A.: 2 Br., W/D, no pets/smoke. $675, 1st, last, dep. Available Dec. 417-5137. P.A.: Lg. 3 Br., 2 ba, 1,800 sf luxury apt. $900, dep. Section 8 qualified. 452-1010.

P.A.: 3 Br. + office, views, 1.5 ba, wood fireplace, new carpet, deck, garage, great views. $995. 360-775-7129 360-452-2758

P.A.: Lovely historic home, fully remodeled, immaculate, 3 Br., 2 ba. $1,100 mo. 417-9776

P.A.: Clean 2 Br., garage. $725 month, deposit. 452-1016.

CARLSBORG: 1 room male. $300, internet, W/D. 206-227-9738. P.A.: 2 room for rent. Organic farm. $375 ea, utili. 452-4021. SEQUIM: Lg. unfurnished room. $350 incl. util. 457-6779. SEQUIM: Room for rent - Shared living space and kitchen. Country setting. No smokers, no pets. Background check. $400 per month plus utilities. 681-2184.


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ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Large, very sturdy, light colored oak. Plenty of room for a large television with two big storage drawers underneath, plus a side cabinet with three shelves and glass-front door. $175/obo. 360-775-8746

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P.A.: By college, view, 3 Br., 2 ba. $1,150, lease. 457-4966.

P.A.: Really large 2 Br., 1 ba., $625, 1st, last. No pets. 452-1234.



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BED: Adj electric extra long twin bed w/memory foam mattress and wireless remote (programmable preset positions and vibramassage). Great cond/steel mechanism by Motion Bedding. Owner manuals. $600. 681-8967. BEDROOM SET Solid oak. Large chest, $200. Dresser with mirror, $200. King headboard, $100. 2 pier cabinets with mirror, $300. Take all, $700. Must see to appreciate. 360-565-6038 BEDROOM: Black lacquer dresser, armoire, king headboard, mirror. $200/ obo. 797-7311 COFFEE TABLES: 2 matching, 1 large, $50/obo and 1 small, $40/obo. 681-4429 or 417-7685.

P.A.: 3 Br., 2 bath, garage, nice area, $950. 452-1395.

P.A.: Quiet and clean. Water view. 1 Br. $575. 206-200-7244

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Christmas quilts for sale. Christmas and everyday quilts, queen/king size. $300 each. Homemade, hand quilted, machine washable. Phone 683-6901. COMFORTER SET Barney twin, with sheets, good shape. $15. 452-9693, eves. CREDIT CARD MACHINE Like new. Paid $600. Asking $400. 681-3838 CUSTOM SHED Beautiful 8x8 custom built shed. Asking for only materials no time or labor. $800 firm, you haul. Call to explain why. 457-2780 DRESSES: 3 nice prom dresses size small, like new worn once, call for description. $30 each. 452-9693 or 360-417-3504 LEONARD COHEN CONCERT TICKET Tues., Nov. 30 Save On Center Victoria. $98. Call Diane 460-2546 MISC: Singer featherweight 221 sewing machine with case, excellent condition, $400. Exercise system, Weider Flex CTX, $125. Bike, Turner, recumbent, $500. 683-0146. MOVING BOXES Used, cardboard, different sizes, incl. wardrobe, good condition. Blue Mountain Road. $200 all. 360-928-3467 Office Equipment and Kiln. Canon i9900, hi-end printer, lightly used, $192/obo. 15 ink carts for above, new, $8 ea. Xerox XC1045 copier, used, $199/obo. Olympic Kiln, model 1818H, never used, $397/obo. 360-683-5216



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CASH FOR: Antiques and collectibles. 360-928-9563 RARE CHANCE: Original oil painting by local artist, the late Tim Quinn. 1’x2.5’. Discovery Bay scene. $4,800/obo. 683-9426, 477-2249 SEASONED FIREWOOD $185 cord. 360-670-1163 SERGER: Like new, sews and cuts at same time. $200. 457-9782 SINGER: Sewing machine. Featherweight with case and book. Just serviced. Sews perfectly. $425. 477-1576. TABLE SAW. JET JWTS-10, 2 fences, router wing w/Bosch insert, blade guard, dust containment box, 2 inserts. $375.00. 681-2524

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ACCORDION: 19” keyboard, 120 base, electric. Excellent condition. Buy a $3,000 accordion for $500. 683-7375. CELLO: 3/4 size Kohr, bow, soft case, stand good condition. $350. 457-3666. Give the gift of music. Guitar instruction by Brian Douglas. 360-531-3468 Ludwig drum set complete with extras. Silver sparkle. $325. 360-683-1180 PIANO: Older Shondorfl upright cabinet grand. Good sound. $475. 452-7114.




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DACHSHUND Mini puppies. 8 weeks old. $300 each. 360-796-3290 FREE: Kittens. (2) 4 mo. old brothers, one long hair, one short, black, very friendly, abandoned by neighbors. Please help! 683-0050. PUPPY: Chihuahua female, to loving home. $200. 808-1242 TOY POODLES: 8 wk. old black male, 1 6 mo female tri-color phantom. $550 ea. 477-8349

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Weaner pigs, nice Duroc cross, winter price $55. Also young large blue butt boar, $150/obo. 775-6552


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BOX SCRAPER Rankin 72”, blade and 6 shanks, for 3 point hitch. Model BBG72J. Never used. $600. 360-301-2690

CALL DUCKS: $25 each pair. 683-3914. HAY: Alf/grass. $5.00 bale. Grass, $4.00. In barn. 683-5817. NUBIAN: Goats, $125 ea. 1 Wether, $75. Age 5+ mo. 360-385-6327

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Chihuahua puppies. 3 very cute, happy, friendly, healthy purebred Chihuahua puppies. 2 females 1 male. 7 weeks old. $250-400 360-670-3906


11/26/10 Thursday’s Puzzle Solved


Garage Sales Sequim

ESTATE Sale: Fri., Sat., 9-5 p.m. 800 Brigadoon Blvd. Sequim-Dungeness to left on Brigadoon, follow to 800, driveway to large single storage shed. Furniture, dishes, crystal, etc.


91 Aircraft 92 Heavy Equipment/Truck 93 Marine 94 Motorcycles/Snowmobiles 95 Recreational Vehicles 96 Parts/Accessories 97 Four Wheel Drive 98 Trucks/Vans 99 Cars


Heavy Equipment/ Trucks

DUMP TRUCK: ‘00 Western Star. 3406E, 500 hp, does not use oil, no leaks, good Dyno report, cruise, air, jakes, air ride cab, power mirrors/ windows, new 16’ box and wet kit, and hitch for pup, exc. inside/out, all new brakes. $42,000/ trade. 460-8325.


51 End of the war 53 “__ girl!” 54 Sporty car roof 56 Pop’s pal, at breakfast? 57 It sued the NSA in 2006 over warrantless wiretapping 58 Afterwards 60 MGM mascot 61 Cut


Heavy Equipment/ Trucks

GMC: ‘91 Top Kick. GVWR 26,180 lbs, 19,466 mi., 16’ bed, dump-through lift gate, Fuller 10 spd. $19,995. 683-2383. SEMI-END DUMP ‘85 Freightliner, Cummins 400BC, 24 yard end dump, excellent condition. $35,000/ obo. 417-0153. TRACK LOADER 125E, I-H Dresser, 1,900 hrs. $11,000. 683-3843




ROBRAW Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

Answer here: Yesterday’s


ALUMALITE: Drift boat, very clean, great bottom, oars, trailer included. $3,200, make offer. Must sell due to health. 681-0717. BAYLINER: With 70 hp Evinrude. Fully equipped with EZ Loader trailer, lots of extras. $4,000. 683-4698


BAYLINER: ‘02 2452 Classic with ‘05 EZ Loader Trailer. 250HP, Bravo 2 outdrive, micro, stove, refrigerator, marine head, masserator, heated cabin, radar, fish finder, VHF radio, GPS, (2) Scotty electric down riggers, Yamaha 8T kicker motor, all safety equip., trim tabs, hot water, cruising canvas, fresh water cooling. $28,500/obo. 360-683-3887 BOSTON WHALER Offshore 27 (1991), well equipped for ocean fishing, dual 225 hp Optimax engines (400-500 hrs.), 12” Raymarine chart plotter displaying radar, GPS, digital fish finder; Yamaha electric start and tilt kicker, dual electric downriggers, aluminum trailer, moored Neah Bay last 3 yrs., now stored West Bay Boat Sequim. $27,500. Garry at 683-7176


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GLASTRON: ‘08 GT 185 Bowrider $16,500. Must see. Like brand new. 67hrs of fresh water only use on Vortec V6 with Volvo Penta outdrive. Excellent package. Stereo and depth finder. Will throw in lots of extras so ready for tubing and skiing. Great family package. 360-461-0813.

Job loss forces bottom price. Must sell to pay loan. 1979 Fiberform 26' Baja Flybridge Galvanized EZ-Loader trailer (1999 dual axle) Chevy 350 engine with rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet 280 Volvo outdrive. $2,500. 360-504-2298 PST In Port Angeles. LIVINGSTON: Model 12-T Resort. Seats, 2 motors, console, galvanized trailer. $6,800. 681-8761. OLYMPIC: ‘94 22’ Resorter. Alaska bulkhead, ‘06 225 Merc Optimax. ‘07 9.9 4 cycle Merc Bigfoot. Large fishing deck, solid and fast. 84 gal. fuel. $14,500/ obo. 683-4062 or 530-412-0854

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MALIBU: ‘96 Response. 514 hrs., heater, shower, custom Bimini top. $11,500/ obo. 928-9461. RARE PANGA 26’ BOAT FISHERMAN’S DREAM Magic Tilt Trailer & essentials for this beautiful ride. New floor & engines overhauled. 2 bimini tops, custom boat cover, gps, radio, etc. In Sequim. $18,500/obo. 707-277-0480 RUNABOUT: 16’ and trailer, Sunbrella top. $350/obo. 477-0711. SAIL BOAT: 1932 42’ Frank Prothero fishing scooner, 50 hp Isuzu diesel, Paragon gear, solid construction, needs TLC. $3,000. 360-468-2052 SAIL BOAT: 1940 34’ Rhodes 6 meter cruising sloop, heavy construction. $2,500. 360-468-2052 SANGER: ‘76 Super Jet. Built 455 Olds, Hardin in water exhaust, seats 5, upholstery good, dog house fair, turnkey ready. $2,500/obo. 681-3838



BMW: ‘94 K1100RS. Exceptionally clean bike, 41,000 miles, ABS brakes, 4 cylinder engine, stainless steel exhaust, Corbin seat, saddlebags, no road-rash, blue paint. For information call Ed. 360-681-2334 HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘02 883 Hugger. 6K, like new, maroon. $4,800. 457-4020.



Harley Davidson 1993 Wideglide, custom wheels, lots of extras. $15,000. 477-3670



HONDA: ‘99 XR400. All stock, low hrs., good tires, new graphics. $1,700. 461-1202 KAWASAKI: ‘03 KX125. 2 stroke, exc. cond., hardly ridden, must go. $2,200/ obo. 452-5290.

HARLEY DAVIDSON 2000 "FATBOY" 4100 original miles, black, nice and lots of chrome. Call Bill Schlichting at 360565-2333 or 360457-8511.

WILDER TOYOTA HARLEY: ‘05 Soft Tail Deluxe. Glacier white, vivid black, 2,000 mi. 1450 ST1 EFI, bags, chrome foot boards, sport rack, back rest, lots of chrome, much gear included garaged. $17,500. 460-0895.

HD: ‘05 Electra Glide Ultra Classic. Black cherry/black pearl, 10,850 miles. One owner, garage kept. Screamin' Eagle and Tall Boy package. never down or in rain. Excellent condition! $15,900. 360-461-4222

KAWASAKI: ‘00 Vulcan 800. Mustang seat, also has stock seat, K&N air filter, new chain and rear sprocket, 29K miles. $2,000. 206-913-7906 KAWASAKI: ‘03 KLX 400. Very clean. Low miles. $2,500/obo. 461-7210 KAWASAKI: ‘09 Ninja EX250. 300 mi., bright green new helmet, visor, can email pics. 1 owner. $4,000. 477-6973.

QAUD: ‘05 POLARIS PHEONIX 200. Red, automatic, approx. 5-10 riding hours, Like new $2,300. 360-460-5982 QUAD: ‘06 Eton 150. Low hrs. good condition. Daughter’s quad. $1,800/obo. 461-7210 QUAD: ‘06 Suzuki Quad Sport Z250. Like new. $2,600 firm. 360-452-3213.

HD: ‘06 1200 Sportster. 7K miles, mint, extras. $7,900. 452-6677 HONDA: ‘79 CB750K. Complete bike, rusty, for parts or restoration. $400/obo. 360-457-6174 HONDA: ‘85 Goldwing Aspencade GL 1200. Black and chrome, like new condition, always garaged. $4,000. 417-0153.

SUZUKI: ‘05 Boulevard (S50). Very nice, well maintained. Gray, saddlebag hardware, great bike for smaller people. 14K miles. Garage stored. $3,500/obo. 460-0012 or jbgoode1017@hotmail .com

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PENINSULA DAILY NEWS For Better or For Worse



BUICK: ‘97 LaSabre. Excellent codntion, 1 owner. $4,700. 683-6051 after 4 p.m. BUICK: ‘99 Regal. Leather interior, moon roof, good condition. $2,800. 457-9038 CADILLAC: ’92 Sedan Deville. 144K, 4.9L, auto, runs/ looks good. $2,750/ obo. 452-5522.



RHINO: ‘09 Yamaha 700. Fuel injected. Great condition. Low miles. $9,500/obo. 417-3177 SCOOTER: Aero Honda 80, runs well. $450. Ken at 928-9410 SUZUKI: ‘98 Maurder. 800cc, 1 owner, FMC, D&H pipes, custom seat, cruise, sissy bar, billett mirrors, 15K. Great entry cruiser. $2,500. 360-457-6510 TRIUMPH: ‘05 Bonaville. 1,000 mi., extras. $5,500. 460-6780 URAL: ‘03 Wolfe. 1,000 mi. $3,200. 460-0895


Recreational Vehicles

MOTOR HOME: ‘93 30’ Monterey. Loaded $9,500. 797-1625 MOTOR HOME: ‘94 28’ Minnie Winnie. Class C, good shape. $10,000. 457-8912, 670-3970

MOTOR HOME: ‘98 26’ Tioga Class C. Gen., A/C, kept in garage, V10. $15,500. 457-7097. MOTOR HOME: ‘98 30’ class C, Itaska Spirit. Ford V10, 35K miles, 14’ slide, sleeps 6, alum frame, new brakes/tires, mech. perfect, serviced, ready to roll. $20,500. 452-2148.

YAMAHA: ‘03 YZ85. Runs great, son outgrown, $800. 360-457-0913 or 360-461-9054

TENT TRAILER: ‘07 8’ Rockwood. Very clean. $5,000. 360-452-5512


TRAILER: ‘06 26’ Jayco. Excellent condition, extras. Reduced price. $13,000. 477-3695.

Recreational Vehicles

TRAILER: ‘72 Sportsmaster 20’ living space and tongue. Good condition. $3,000/obo. 775-7504 ‘03 Newmar Dutch Star. 40’, 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: '01 36' Cardinal by Forrest River. Fully equipped home. 3 slides, 3 axles, 2 AC, Trailaire pin box, hydraulic brakes, Alum rims. Retail $35,000 asking $26,000 w/ or w/o tow vehicle. 582-0803 5TH WHEEL: ‘88 25’ Alpenlite. $7,000. 457-4914 CAMPER: 8’. $200/ obo. 683-2426. HERE’S THE DEAL Buy my 29’ Pace Arrow with 57K miles on it, general power pack, Monroe shocks, stabilizers, hydraulic levelers, air conditioning, 16’ awning. Price $3,500 then trade on new bus for about $8,000 Ken at 928-9410. MOTOR HOME: ‘05 Winnebago Journey 39K. 27,000 mi., loaded, 3-sides, 350 Cat diesel, 6.5 Onan generator. $115,000. 460-0895 MOTOR HOME: ‘89 21’ Winnebago Warrior. New tires and refrigerator. $8,000. 360-681-7614 MOTOR HOME: ‘92 23’ Itasca. 30K, good condition. $11,500. 452-2162. MOTOR HOME: ‘92 37’ Infinity. Beautiful country coach. Home on wheels. Immaculate inside and out. Great home for snow birds or for travel. Has all the bells and whistles. Must see to appreciate. $40,000/obo. 460-1071

TRAILER: ‘05 Tahoe Transport Toy Hauler. 24’. Good condition. 4K Onan generator. $17,000. 417-3177.


Parts/ Accessories

PARTING OUT: ‘89 Toyota Celica automatic. $5-$500. 683-7516 TIRES/WHEELS: (4) Michelin all season (snow/mud) low miles, one season, 225/60/18, Dodge Charger wheels, 18” caps, lug nuts, polished. $1,000 for all, will separate. 683-7789 TOOL BOX + Craftsman 3 piece, 16 drawer tool box, great shape, $100. S-10 2” dropped spindles, $75. Firestone Wilderness LT 265/70 R16, $350. and Firestone FR710 235/55 R17, $250. All like new. 360-452-9876


4 Wheel Drive

CHEV: ‘02 Trailblazer LTZ. Low mi., all power, air, leather, new tires/brakes, Bose audio & more. Low book. $9,250. 460-4765 CHEV: ‘97 1/2 ton extended cab, 3 doors, short bed, 80K mi. $5,000. 406-381-9362 CHEV: ‘02 Club Cab. Long bed. 4WD. Loaded. 44,000 mi., $15,500. 452-8713. CHEV: ‘86 Suburban. Good condition. 3rd seat, extra full set wheels. Nice white paint exterior, tan interior. $2,500/ obo. 360-374-6409. CHEV: ‘88 S-10 4x4. As is. $1,000. 457-9292

CHEV: ‘90 Suburban 4 WD 2500. Low miles, auto, good tires, straight body 4WD, V8, clean inter, no rips, tow pkg runs great. Heavy bumper w/winch. $3,500. Forks 360-374-9512.



4 Wheel Drive

DODGE: ‘02 Ram 1500. 85K miles, lifted, canopy, 5.9 V8, new tires. $12,000. 477-5556 FORD: ‘05 F-350 Lariat. 4x4 6.0 diesel, leather, LB, crew cab, fully loaded, great cond. $23,000. Todd 461-9566

FORD: ‘06 Expedition XLT. This expedition is in nearly new condition and has only 60,000 miles with lots of options. $16,500. Please call Sunday through Thursday. 360-460-6213 FORD: ‘88 F250 111K mi., 4x4. $3,000/obo. 808-5605 FORD: ‘97 F150. 5.4, new tires, trans, batt. Clean. $6,500/obo. 360-681-2643 GET READY FOR WINTER All WD, great in snow, ‘99 Oldsmobile Bravada. Leather, loaded, 129K, exc. cond. $6,299. 928-2181, 461-6273

HONDA: ‘01 Passport. 79K mi., V6, auto, tinted windows, cd/am/fm, ac, airbags, runs well, good cond., new trans. from Midway, silver. $5,400/obo. 360477-1072 msg. or email: sjones.interest@gma ISUZU: ‘91 Trooper. Runs good, new tires. $1,500/obo. 670-6041


4 Wheel Drive

CHEV: ‘70 3/4 Ton. $850. 360-434-4056. TOYOTA: ‘96 4-Runner, SR5, loa-ded, gold and wood package, sunroof, Pioneer sound, 12disc changer, 154k miles, $7,000/obo. 360-417-0223



CHEV: ‘89 1/2 ton. ‘350’ V8, auto, nice. $2,000. 681-7632. CHEV: ‘38 Pickup. All original, garaged, needs rear end. $15,000. Only serious buyers please. 457-3990, 775-1139 CHEV: ‘47 pickup. 5 window, 80% restored. Illness forces sale. $7,000/obo. 457-7097 CHEV: ‘84 S10 pickup. Excel. rebuilt motor. Good body. Needs paint job. $1,845. 360-6835682, 541-980-5210. FORD: ‘70 heavy duty 3/4 ton. Runs great, new tow pkg. $900/ obo. 417-3959. FORD: ‘78 F350. Super cab, trailer special, 460 C6, 3 speed auto. Call for added features. Best offer over $2,000. 360-302-0844 FORD: ‘79 Flatbed. Runs good. $2,000/ obo. 683-0940. FORD: ‘90 F250. Ext. cab, long box, 48,660 mi., new HD service brakes, set up for 5th wheel, excellent condition. $5,500. 796-4929. FORD: ‘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.

ISUZU: ‘98 Rodeo. 4x4, leather seats, sunroof, new trans., new tires. $4,000. 457-7766 or 452-2602 ext 2. NISSAN: ‘08 Frontier King Cab. V6 4x4, 24K mi., silver ext. matching canopy, bedliner, auto windows-locks, remote ent, cruise, CD, oversize tires, below KBB val of $20,425. Records avail., no accidents. Very clean. $18,600. Call 360-670-1400 TOYOTA ‘01 SEQUOIA SR5 V-8 automatic, 4x4. Third row seating, gray cloth. Nice, nice, nice! The Other Guys Auto and Truck serving the community since 1996! Military discounts! Lowest buy here pay here interest rates! $12,995. The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788


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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

MAGIC RAINBOW HAPPY BUS 1973 Volkswagon Transporter $1,500/obo Not Camper Style Runs, Some Rust. Call: 360-797-3951


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Request for Proposals The City of Sequim is soliciting proposals to plan and implement a website redesign, including a content management system, as specified within the RFP. All bid proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2010. Additional information is available on the City’s website at, at City Hall, 152 West Cedar Street, or by calling (360) 6813421. Karen Kuznek-Reese, MMC City Clerk Pub: Nov. 26, STW Dec. 1, 2010


CADILLAC: ‘66 Sedan Deville. All original, 63K mi. $3,800. 360-775-5327

GM: ’92 Gladiator conversion van. 350, auto, 140K, runs/ looks good! $3,500. 452-5522

CADILLAC: ‘85 Eldorado Commemorative Edition. Excellent condition, spoke wheels, loaded, no rust, always garaged, beautiful blue, 30K miles on new motor; 112K total miles. $2,900. 360-477-4817

MAZDA: ‘88 B2200. Runs good. $1,000/ obo. 582-7486. PLUMBING VAN: ‘02 Ford, job site ready, plus extra plumbing parts, 28K orginial mi. $20,000/obo. 360-385-2773 TOYOTA: ‘03 Tundra, 93,000 miles, V8, 4x4, access cab, leer canopy, great condition, $14,000/obo. Call 360-448-1440 for more details.



BMW: ‘96 328i. 180K mi., new tranny, runs great, needs some body work. $2,700/ obo. 206-272-0220. BUICK ‘02 LESABRE Only 46,000 miles and loaded, including 3.8 liter V6, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, AM/FM CD and cassette, front and side airbags, alloy wheels, remote entry, and more! Expires 12-4-10. $6,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 BUICK ‘04 RENDEZVOUS All WD, V6, 3rd row, leather! Loaded! The Other Guys Auto and Truck setting the standards in buy here pay here! Offering 90 days same as cash! Military Discounts! $9,995. The Other Guys Auto and Truck Center 360-417-3788


CADILLAC: ‘91 Sedan Deville. Good condition, loaded. $900/obo. 457-3425. CHEV: ‘84 Corvette. Silver, 5.7 liter V8. $5,800. 437-7649. CHEV: ‘00 Camaro. V6, red, T-tops. $6,500/obo. 775-1821 CHEV: ’70 Chevelle. Big block wagon, new paint, tires, more. $5,500/obo. No reasonable offer refused. 417-1896. 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

ANOTHER AWESOME CAR FOR SALE! FORD: ‘56 2 door post. Close to original, excellent condition, 2 tone paint green and white, Manual 3 speed, 6 cyl. $8,500/obo. Call Joe. 360-6833408 or 360-4611619.

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DODGE: ‘95 Intrepid. 4 door, white, less than 36K mi., like new, original owner. $4,000. 452-3591.

CHEV: ‘75 Corvette Stingray. Must sell, 350, matching #s, 149k original miles, rebuilt turbo, 400 tran, rebuilt rear end, all new suspension, front and rear sway bar, turbo hood and stock hood. $6,500 or make offer. 670-1440 CHEV: ‘76 Suburban. 454, 143K, runs good. $800/obo. 360-681-2427 CHEV: ‘88 Camaro. Project car, running, licensed, with ‘90 Camaro parts car. $1,200/obo. 928-3863 CHEV: ‘90 Cavalier. Auto, 2 door coupe. $900. 683-8249.

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 DODGE: 93 Stealth RT. Great condition, only 2 owners, no accidents, 129K mi., AWD, 5 sp., all power, awesome stereo, CD changer and battery. $3,000. Chris 360-732-4514


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INVITATION TO BID Bid Number 100814 Sealed proposals will be received by PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 OF CLALLAM COUNTY on or before 3:00 p.m., to be opened at 3:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, December 8, 2010 at its office: 2431 East Highway 101 (P.O. Box 1090), Port Angeles, Washington to be publicly opened and read for the following: HOURLY TREE TRIMMING CREW AND EQUIPMENT TO PERFORM WORK IN THE DISTRICT’S SERVICE AREA INCLUDING SEQUIM, PORT ANGELES, FORKS, CLALLAM BAY, NEAH BAY, AND WESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check, or cashier’s check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Bid. Specifications and details of the proposal may be obtained from the District at its Engineering office, Attention: Karen Abbott, 2431 East Highway 101, Port Angeles, WA, 98362, telephone 360.565.3212. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 OF CLALLAM COUNTY Hugh E. Simpson, Jr., Secretary Date: 11/22/2010 Pub: Nov. 26, 2010






MERCEDES BENZ ‘97 C230. 122K, executive use only, very clean. $4,500/ obo. 582-1292.

SUBARU: ‘07 Forester. 25,000 mi., perfect condition, under warranty. $16,750. 452-6014

MERCEDES: ‘29 Replica Gazelle. 10K miles, immaculate. $12,500/obo. 681-3339

SUBARU: ‘08 Legacy $15,750. 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

FORD: ’62 Thunderbird Coupe. Mostly all restored, approx. $30,000 put into it. $15,900/obo. 460-0401, 582-9597 FORD: 1929 Model “A”. Roadster, 10 footer. $17,500 firm. 681-5403

CADILLAC: ‘92 SeVille. Exc. shape, good mpg, new tires. $3,000/obo. 452-5406

FORD: ‘95 Windstar. 7 pass, excellent, 127K. $2,400. 681-7418

MAZDA: ‘86 B2000, 5 sp, canopy, bed liner. $700/obo. 460-7974.


FORD: ‘90 Tempo. Runs great. 129K miles. 20-25 mpg. $900. 360-775-4854. FORD: ‘92 Crown Victoria. Runs and looks great, 83K. $2,800/ obo. 683-2542.

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. HONDA: ‘06 Civic. 67,000 mi., 2 door coupe, clean, white with black/ gray interior. $10,000/obo 460-0845

MERCEDES: ‘99 230 SLK. 70K, blk/blk, compressor, S/C, HT convert. $11,900. 452-6677 MERCEDES: ‘74 280. Runs well. $500. 683-2436 MERCEDES: SLK 230 Kompressor. Hard top power convertible, loaded, priced to sell. $8,995. 582-9966 MERCURY: ‘00 Sable LS Wagon. 3rd seat, leather interior, sunroof, alloy wheels, new tires. $4,400. 360-460-0385 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

HONDA: ‘88 Accord. 2 door, auto, $1,800/ obo. 452-8663.

HYUNDAI: ‘86 Excel. 4 door hatchback Only 55,000 miles, new exhaust, excellent gas mileage, runs great, in good shape. Only 2 owners (in family). $2,500/obo. 457-4866 LINCOLN: ‘63 Continental. Partially restored, suicide doors, runs. $2,750. 457-0272 LINCOLN: ‘87 Towncar Signature Series. Leather interior, power doors, windows, sunroof, low miles, grandpa car, excellent condition. $3,300. 452-9693 eves.

MINI COOPER: ‘05. White, 103,000 miles, Runs/drives great, no accidents, has had all scheduled tune-ups & oil changes, very clean interior, 2 new tires, highway miles, GREAT MPG. $9,995. Call Angela. 360-460-4802

TOYOTA ‘03 AVALON XLS 4 DOOR The flagship of the Toyota line, V6, auto, air, tilt wheel, cruise, power windows, locks, mirrors, and dual power seats, leather interior, power sunroof, front and side airbags, 4 wheel ABS and electronic traction control, alloy wheels, AM/FM CD and cassette, remote entry, and more! Extra clean. Expires 12-410. $10,995 We Finance Dave Barnier Auto Sales 452-6599 TOYOTA: ‘05 Prius Hybrid. Black, new tires, under, 67K mi. $11,085. 928-9527. TOYOTA: ‘10 Prius. As new, save $4,000. $20,000. 452-7273.

NASH: ‘50 Statesman. Needs work, runs great, extra engine and tranny. Must sell. $4,995 or make offer. 681-0717

TOYOTA: ‘03 Camry LE One owner, no accidents, well maintained, 4 cyl, auto trans, 95,000 mi. $7,250. 477-2183.

OLDS: ‘90. Runs great. Looks great. $1,200. 460-1183.

TOYOTA: ‘89 Camry. $1,200. 928-9774.

PONTIAC: ‘’04 Grand Prix. Low mi., 52K, very clean, must see. $8,000/obo. 457-9332 PORSCHE: ‘02 Boxter S. 56K miles, 6 spd, black on black. $21,500. 461-9635.

MAZDA: ‘07 3. 5 sp., low hwy mi., charcoal/black interior, Thule roof rack, GPS, call for questions/test drive. $11,000/obo. 206-375-5204

PORSCHE: ‘72 914. Good condition, engine rebuilt. $5,800. 683-7965.



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SUZUKI: ‘00 Grand Vitara. Exc. cond., 87K mi., very clean. $3,950. 775-1132.

SAAB: ‘94 900si. Must see. $900/obo. 452-5909

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Alleluia! PT chorus to present ‘Messiah’

Rebecca Rotsolk conducts the 105-voice Community Chorus of Port Townsend in a performance of Handel’s “Messiah” this Sunday. The concert begins at 3 p.m. in the Chimacum High School auditorium.

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■ Who: Community Chorus of Port Townsend ■ What: Handel’s “Messiah” ■ When: Sunday and Dec. 5, 3 p.m. ■ Where: High school auditorium, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum ■ Tickets: $12 at the door ■ Info: 360-385-1402

‘Something wonderful’ Sunday’s event, as well as the second one Dec. 5, will begin at 3 p.m. and run for a good two and a half hours, Rotsolk said. Tickets are $12 at the door. Right about now, Rotsolk is in a state of high anticipation. The “Messiah” is “just a really, really great piece of music,” said the conductor, who retired to Port Townsend after leading the Northwest Girlchoir in Seattle for some 20 years. From the first time Handel’s work was performed, 268 years ago in Dublin, Ireland, its fame has been constant, she added. What some don’t realize is that this beloved piece of Christmas exultation wasn’t composed as a church piece. It was performed in a concert hall in April 1742, during Lent, a season of sober reflection.

“When I look up and see their faces,” she said, “there’s something wonderful going on.” Baritone soloist Dave Spaun is one of the firsttimers. The “Messiah” is “strenuous,” he said. Spaun has been singing for 25 of his 35 years, in barbershop groups and other choruses. This latest project, he said, “has been a growing experience musically.” To handle Handel’s fast-paced work, “you have to learn to be agile.” Spaun, a minister at the Church of Christ in Port Townsend, encourages people of all skill levels to consider joining the chorus. “It’s the highest-quality community-level [group] I’ve been in,” he said. To find out more about the chorus, phone publicist Lynn Nowak at 360-3851402.


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CHIMACUM — The 105-voice Community Chorus of Port Townsend will converge this Sunday for the first of two performances of Handel’s “Messiah,” at the Chimacum High School auditorium, 91 West Valley Road. Rebecca Rotsolk, who’s been rehearsing since early September with the chorus, said one of her challenges was finding a venue large enough for the production. “There is not room for one more person on the stage” at the high school, she said. Performing with the chorus is a 17-piece orchestra including strings, oboes, bassoons, trumpets and timpani, added Rotsolk. The players are coming from around Jefferson County and from Port Angeles and Silverdale to present the beloved oratorio.

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“It’s a drama, definitely,” Rotsolk said, and Handel “was a composer for the theater and the concert hall.” She’s been watching the “Messiah” come to life in the voices of the chorus, which includes well-seasoned singers as well as people who are learning the music for the first time. “Over half of the people in this chorus had never sung it before . . . They’ve worked really hard,” Rotsolk said, adding that the level of energy the singers put in to learn it has inspired her.

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Families invited to see ‘Little Match Girl’ Adults-only ‘The Eight’ also to run at Key City theater By Diane Urbani de la Paz

“I think there’s a great message in there,” she Peninsula Spotlight added. Andersen’s tale is about how “a loving family, PORT TOWNSEND — a roof over your head and a Lighting Key City Public warm meal are also gifts, Theatre’s first light of the and really are the most holiday season is “The Lit- important gifts in life.” tle Match Girl,” Hans “The Little Match Girl” Christian Andersen’s story, is a sad story, Winter with some added touches. acknowledged, but she feels The 75-minute show is that experiencing it with for people of all ages to your family around you can enjoy together, says Denise be a good and cathartic Winter, Key City’s artistic thing. Holiday time, to her director. She’s inviting fam- mind, is a “more open time, ilies, including those with to go on that emotional very young children, to spe- journey.” cially priced shows at 7 p.m. this Wednesday and New choreography at 11 a.m. next Saturday, Dec. 5. Key City is imbuing the Tickets to those perforstory with new choreogramances range from $3 to phy by Maggie Wegener $10, and include treats for and giving parts of the prokids and a meet-and-greet duction a ballet-like quality. with the cast afterward. “We’re using the poetic “Bring the tiniest of script and dance to cross tinies” to these family the borders between fanshows, Winter said. tasy and reality, which is Tickets will be available what ‘The Little Match at the door and through Girl’ does,” said Angela the Key City box office. Winter, the show’s director. “This story takes you on Her cast features Amea whole range of emotion,” lia Rose Brummel as the Winter said of “The Little Match Girl, Christopher Match Girl.” Overman as the stern

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“The Little Match Girl” (Amelia Rose Brummel, left) is intrigued by her mirror image (Rosa Linda Davies), her only companion in the cold nighttime. The Key City Public Theatre production opens Wednesday and runs for two weeks only. Jason Noltemeier. “The Little Match Girl” runs through the next two weekends, with matinees Saturdays and Sundays at Angela Winter 2:30 p.m. and evening “The Little Match Girl” director shows Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 2, 3 and 4, at 8 p.m. Curtain time will to life are Iain Coates, Liz be at 7 p.m. on the final Dennison, Keira Matkins, Sunday, Dec. 12. Dylan Hensel, Erin Lamb, General admission FriFreeman Luoma and

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Afro-Latin dance party to shake up college By Diane Urbani de la Paz Peninsula Spotlight

PORT ANGELES — The rhythms will be tough to resist — and why would you want to? — this coming Thursday night as two bands of drummers, a Latin jazz group plus a pair of dance teachers con-

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Both Wolf, a Sequim drummer and dancer who studied with the late Nigerian master Babatunde Olatunji, and Carol Hathaway, a Port Angeles-based ballroom dance instructor, will teach basic Latin and African dance moves for dancers of all levels.

Simple steps “The Latin steps are really simple,” said Hathaway, who’ll have another seasoned dancer, Steve Johnson, assisting her Thursday night. “Even somebody who hasn’t danced before will pick it up really quick.” For Hathaway, dancing has a way of washing away the day’s tensions. “Sometimes I’m dog tired,” at the end of a work day, “and I think, how am I

Drummer and teacher Zorina Wolf will teach some African dance moves during the Afro-Latin dance party this Thursday at the PUB at Peninsula College. made abundant Thursday night have been powerful influences on American music, from jazz to funk to rock ’n’ roll. For information about Diane Urbani de la Paz/ MacCartney’s conga drumPeninsula Spotlight ming courses — and other music and dance programs going to do this? — offered by Peninsula “Once the music starts, I College in Sequim, Port get my second wind.” Townsend and Port Angeles starting Jan. 3, visit and click Influential rhythms on the Student Center MacCartney added the Quicklink to the Winter Quarter Class Schedule. African rhythms to be

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Abby Mae & Homeschool Boys release CD

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He ticked off the tracks on the record, which is a four-song EP, as in extended play: more than a single, less than a fulllength album. First off is “Byker Hill,” an obscure Irish song; next comes “Angeline the Baker,” a traditional bluegrass tune recorded with loud-barroom effects. That leads to “Black Dog,” the Led Zeppelin romp, remade via the fiddles of 20-yearold Joey Gish and 23-yearold Mark Erb. Homeschool Boys fans may recall live versions of “Black Dog,” but this EP version is completely different, with “a haunting vibe,” said Rivers. Finishing the four is “I’ll Fly Away,” a traditional gospel song featuring some traditional gospel singers from Port Angeles. Their voices are layered in, Rivers said, so that as the

Latson, a native of Port Angeles, learned to sing before she learned to talk. She grew up singing in the Independent Bible Church in Port Angeles, and then joined the choir in high school. But more important, “I just sing all the time,” around the house, with the other Latson women: her mother, Kandi, sister, JoAnna and grandmother, Juanita. When it comes time to go on stage at a nightclub, “I get kind of nervous. I can’t eat anything,” beforehand. “But when I get there, I get this really great confidence; I get into the zone. . . . I get into the character of the song. “I just want to give people the music. I want them to feel what I’m feeling,” and to step inside the story being told.

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In “Landslide,” written by Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks, Latson becomes the woman who’s looking back on a love affair. “She has to move on from it; she has to figure that out.” Latson herself has figured out the Homeschool Boys are exactly the right band. Gish, Erb, Rivers and 18-year-old upright bassist Hayden Pomeroy are each “essential,” she said. “I couldn’t sing like myself without them.”

After the concert Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys’ debut record, simply titled EP One, will be on sale at Wine on the Waterfront during this evening’s concert and at Renaissance, the massagecoffee-tea shop at Front and Peabody streets, after tonight. Rivers, 24, returned to his home town of Port Angeles after attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Like his bandmates, he has a day job, working at Wine on the Waterfront. And now that the group is a year old and releasing its first EP, he’s already planning the next record. EP One is the first in a series, Rivers said; No. 2 will be produced in December and released by March. Music lovers can plan on more bluegrass, changed up and done in Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys style. “We’re a bunch of young kids,” he said, “doing a bunch of old, dusty songs,” with vigor and variation. At the same time, “there are a lot of messages in the songs that I hope carry through to people.” As for tonight’s party, “it’s about community and celebration,” Rivers said. “It’s a barn dance-hoedown without the barn.”

Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys will celebrate the release of their first CD at 9 p.m. at Wine on the Waterfront.

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PORT ANGELES — It’s short. Sharp. With some shock of the new in the traditional stew. The first CD from Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys, a young bluegrass band growing a reputation on the Olympic Peninsula, has its coming-out party at 9 tonight at Wine on the Waterfront, in The Landing mall at 115 E. Railroad Ave. It’s an all-ages concert with a $6 cover charge that includes a copy of the CD, and “it should be a heck of a rockin’ show,” said David Rivers, guitarist with Abby Mae and the boys, who were in fact home-schooled.

song progresses, they slowly creep in, climaxing in the sound of “a humongous choir.” The voices belong to members of the Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers: Rivers’ father, Michael, the director, with Shawn Dawson, Dan Cobb and Greg Bondy. Fronting them all is Latson, the 21-year-old singer who’s been stunning listeners, including David Jacobs-Strain, the acclaimed blues singer who performed last May at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts in Port Angeles. “I was knocked out first by Abby’s voice,” JacobsStrain said after hearing her band’s rendition of “Black Dog.” He later invited Latson and the Homeschool Boys to open for him at Bar N9ne in Port Angeles and The Upstage in Port Townsend last August.

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Friday “Meet me in St. Louis” — Port Angeles Community Playhouse, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd. 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Tuesday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $14 at Odyssey Bookshop, 114 W. Front St., or at www.pacommunityplayers. com. Special admission $6 at the door on Tuesdays only.

Saturday Community tree lighting — Santa Claus arrives, music by Hamilton School Winter Choir and Amanda Bacon,

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010

reading of “The Night Before Christmas,” and city tree lighting. First and Laurel streets, 4 p.m. Free. The Gathering Darkness Gothic Ball — Music by the Nasty Habits. Wine tasting, appetizers, costume contest, encore performance of selections from Port Angeles Light Opera’s “The Rocky Horror Show.” Elks Naval Lodge, 131 E. First St., 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets $25. For ages 21 and older only. Phone 360457-3355 or visit www.the

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Wednesday Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble concert — Hear the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Tito Puente and more. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 7 p.m. Free.

Thursday Studium Generale — Seasonal music program with campus and community musicians under the direction of Dennis Crabb and the Peninsula College Music Department. Peninsula College Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 12:35 p.m. to 1:25 p.m. Free. Afro-Latin dance party — Music by Tanga plus Peninsula College conga drummers. Dance lessons by Carol Hathaway and Zorina Wolf. PUB at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Free.


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Clallam County Port Angeles Bar N9NE (229 W. First St.) — Open mic Thursday, 9 p.m. Castaways Night Club

(1213 Marine Drive) — Big Fine Daddies (rock), Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Sundowners, Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cracked Bean (108 Del Guzzi Dr.) — Open mic with hosts Larry and Rene Bauer,

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Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (1127 W. Highway 101) — Acoustic jam hosted by Victor Dupuis Restaurant Reventlow, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. (256861 Highway 101) — Bob to 8:30 p.m. and Dave (blues), Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Junction Roadhouse (US Highway 101 and state Fairmount Restaurant Highway 112, junction) — Big

Fine Daddies (rock), tonight, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $3; jam session hosted by Barry Burnett, Sunday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Jason Mogi (multi-instrumentalist) and friends, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Kokopelli (203 E. Front St.) — Howly Slim (vocals and guitar), Tuesday, 6 p.m. Port Angeles Senior Center (Seventh and Peabody streets) — Wally and the Boys (ballroom dance favorites), Tuesday 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $5, first timers free.

Friday, Dec. 17th – 7:30pm Saturday, Dec. 18th – 3:00 & 7:30pm Sunday, Dec. 19th – 3:00pm

R Bar (132 E. Front St) — DJ Brown, tonight, 9 p.m.; R Bar Bar Maid, spinning requests, Saturday, 9 p.m.

The Veela Cafe (133 E. First St.) — Jim Lind (rock and country), tonight, 7:30 p.m. Wine on the Waterfront (115 E. Railroad Ave.) — Abby Mae and the Homeschool Boys (celebrating CD release, Appalachian folk-rock), tonight, 9 p.m., $6 (includes copy of CD); Kory Nagler (singersongwriter) Saturday, 8 p.m., $5.

Sequim and Blyn The Buzz (128 N. Sequim Ave. ) — Open mic hosted by Kelly Thomas and Victor Reventlow, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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The Cedars at Dungeness (1965 Woodcock Road) — Jim Hoffman (country rock), tonight, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Las Palomas (1085 E. Washington St.) — Howly Slim (vocals and guitar) Saturday, 6 p.m.

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Smuggler’s Landing Restaurant and Lounge (115 Railroad Ave.) — Dave and Rosalie Secord’s Luck of the Draw Band, Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Mugs and Jugs Bar and Grill (735 W. Washington St.) — Jimmy Hoffman Band (country rock, Thanksgiving party) tonight, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $3. Oasis Sports Bar and Grill (301 E. Washington St.) — DJ OB1, tonight, 9 p.m.; DJ OB1, Saturday, 9 p.m.; dancing with Olympic Express Big Band with vocalist Charisa Silliman, Monday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Final Approach (baby boomer music) Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., followed by karaoke at 9 p.m.; Chantilly Lace (open mic jam) Thursday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino (270756 Highway 101) — Country Rock Association, tonight and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Jimmy Hoffman Band (country rock), Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Stardust Big Band, Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Comedy Night, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.




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Entry Fee:

All residents of Clallam and Jefferson Counties are eligible. Categories are Poetry, Prose, Photography, Digital Art, Fine Art and Music.

Contest and Non-Contest Rules: All entries must be titled on each page. Prose must be typed, double-spaced, and restricted to 3,000 words. Art and photographs must be unframed and of display quality. Digital photography must be on CD and have a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Files must be in *.jpg format. Fine artists must submit a photograph of their work (s) on CD and bring g original to judging. We will notify you of the time and place. or All writing must be submitted on white 8.5�x11� paper. Those who want their work returned must include a stamped, self-addressed envelope or pick it up in person. Attach a biography of 50 words or less. Non-contest submissions will not be considered for cash prizes. Contestants are eligible for one cash prize (prize winners are automatically published) with a limit of two publications. p Music must be original (NO COVERS), any style, any genre, CD only, maximum 2 tracks. Attach this form to your submission (s) Name: ____________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________ __________________________________________________

Submissions are judged blind. YOUR NAME MUST NOT APPEAR ON THE WORK. Write all personal information on this form ONLY. Copyright reverts to artist/author upon publication.

Adult and PC student entry fee is $5.00 per poem, prose piece, photo, song, or artwork. Youth entry fee is $2.50 per poem, prose piece, photo, or artwork. There is no entry fee for the non-contest section. (Make checks or money orders payable to Peninsula College. DO NOT SEND CASH.) Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Winners will be announced by Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Prizes are as follows: Music, Adult & PC student writing/art/photography: 1st ($100); 2nd ($50); 3rd ($25) Youth writing/art/photography: ages 6-9 ($25); ages 10-13 ($25); ages 14-17 ($25)

Mail or Hand-Deliver Submissions To: Tidepools 2011, c/o Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, WA 98362. All entries must be postmarked by January 11, 2011. (NO EXTENTIONS, NO EXCEPTIONS) Peninsula College is not responsible for lost or damaged works.

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PS   Calendar: Sequim

Friday “The Thwarting of Baron Bollingrew” — Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave., 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $15 general, $13 for OTA members, $10 for children.

Phone 360-683-7326 or visit Sequim Museum & Arts Center — Small Works Show. 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Free. Phone 360-683-

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Opulent Evening art show — The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 W. Evergreen Farm Way, off Fifth Avenue, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

Port Hadlock Ajax Cafe (271 Water St.) — Gerry Sherman

p.m.; Buzz Rogowski (jazz and originals on piano), Saturday, 6 p.m.; Jim Nyby (piano harmonica and vocals with blues, ballads, jazz and soul), Sunday, 5:30 p.m.; Jess (piano stylings) Tuesday, 6 p.m. Hadlock House (141 Chimacum Road) — Mastermind Productions Karaoke with DJ B-Man, tonight and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Inn at Port Hadlock (310 Hadlock Bay Road) — Open mic hosted by Dave Sheehan, Thursday, 7 p.m.

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Sirens (823 Water St.) — DJ Len Enders Dance Party, tonight, 9 p.m., $3; The Bell Boy and The Villains (folk rock) Saturday, 9 p.m., $5; open mic, Wednesday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; karaoke Thursday, 9 p.m.

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Upstage (923 Washington St.) — The Delta Rays (Cajun, blues and rock) tonight, 8 p.m., $8; Blues Attitude (blues, rock and country blues), Sunday, 8 p.m., $8; Monday night live open mic, 6 p.m.; Mark Lewis and the George Radebaugh Quartet (jazz) Thursday, 7 p.m., $7.

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Castle Key Restaurant and Lounge (Seventh and Sheridan streets) — Casey MacGill and the Blue 4 Trio (swing and jump blues of the 1930s and 1940s, acoustic), Saturday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., $10.

Undertown (211 Taylor St.) — Clay Bartlett (guitar) Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Photo Opportunities Wine Tasting Spread of Decadent Appetizers Encore Performance Selection from PALOA’s “ Rocky Horror Show”

The Boiler Room (711 Water St.) — Isaac Pierce (10speed music), Saturday, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.; open mic Thursday, sign up 7 p.m., starts at 8, allages venue.

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This listing, which runs every Friday, is to announce live entertainment at Clallam and Jefferson county night spots. Call in your information by Tuesday to 360-417-3527, fax it to 360-417-3521, or e-mail news@peninsuladaily

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PS At the Movies: Week of November 26-December 2 Port Angeles “Burlesque” (PG-13) — Ali (Christina Aguilera) is a smalltown woman with a great voice who leaves her troubled life behind and follows her dreams to Los Angeles. She lands a job as a cocktail waitress at the Burlesque Lounge, a once-majestic theater that houses an inspired musical revue led by Tess (Cher), the proprietor. Ali vows to perform there and, with the help of a savvy stage manager and a gender-bending host, she makes the leap from bar to stage. With Eric Dane and Cam Gigandet. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily, plus 12:45 p.m. and 3 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:45 p.m. today and Saturday.

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG13) — Without the guidance and protection of their professors, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) begin a mission to destroy the Horcruxes, the sources of Voldemort’s immortality. Though they must rely on one another more than ever, dark forces threaten to tear them apart. Voldemort’s Death Eaters have seized control of the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts, and they are searching for Harry — even as he and his

friends prepare for the ultimate showdown. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 4:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily, plus 1:20 p.m. today through Sunday plus 10:15 p.m. today and Saturday.

through Sunday.

“Morning Glory” (PG-13) — Newly hired as a producer on a national morning news program called “Daybreak,” Becky Fuller (Rachel Mc­Adams) decides to revital“Love & Other Drugs” (R) ize the low-rated show by — Handsome pharmaceutical bringing in legendary anchorsalesman Jamie Randall (Jake man Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford). Pomeroy, however, Gyllenhaal) always has good refuses to do puff pieces like luck with women. A chance celebrity gossip and fashion, encounter with Maggie Murdock (Anne Hathaway), a free- and clashes with his co-host (Diane Keaton). Meanwhile, spirited Parkinson’s disease patient, leads to a sexual rela- Becky’s romance with a coltionship. As Jamie and Maggie league begins to unravel, leaving her struggling to save her become closer, each must relationship, her job and “Dayquestion if a serious commitment is in their future. At Deer break.” At Deer Park Cinema. Park Cinema. Showtimes 5:10 Showtimes 5:05 p.m. daily, plus 3 p.m. today through Sunp.m. and 7:20 p.m. daily, plus day, plus 7:15 p.m. today and 12:50 p.m. and 3 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:30 p.m. Saturday. today and Saturday. “The Next Three Days” (PG-13) — Life for John (Rus“Megamind (PG) — Though he is the most brilliant sell Crowe) and Lara (Elizabeth Banks) Brennan is persupervillain the world has fect until she is convicted of a known, Megamind (voice of murder she says she did not Will Ferrell) is the least-succommit. Three years later cessful. Thwarted time and while struggling with the again by heroic Metro Man (voice of Brad Pitt), Megamind demands of work and raising is more surprised than anyone his son alone, he is still trying to establish her innocence. when he actually manages to defeat his longtime enemy. But When her final appeal is without Metro Man, Megamind rejected, Lara becomes suicidal, forcing John to exercise has no purpose in life. With the only option he has left: the voice of Tina Fey. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 5:10 Break her out of prison. With p.m. daily, plus 1:10 p.m. and Brian Dennehy and Liam 3:10 p.m. today Neeson. At the Lincoln The-

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“Red” (PG-13) — The CIA targets a team of former agents for assassination. Stars Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 12:50 p.m. and 9:25 p.m. today and Saturday, 7:15 p.m. only Sunday through Tuesday. “Tangled” 3D (PG) — In this Disney musical comedy, the kingdom’s most-wanted bandit, Flynn Rider (voice of Zachary Levi), hides in a convenient tower. He immediately becomes a captive of Rapunzel (voice of Mandy Moore), the spire’s longtime resident. Crowned with 70 feet of magical golden hair, she has been locked away for years and desperately wants freedom. The feisty teenager strikes a deal with Flynn, and together they begin a whirlwind adventure. At Deer Park Cinema. Showtimes 5:10 p.m. and 7:25 p.m. daily, plus 12:45 p.m. and 2:55 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:30 p.m. today

Port Townsend “Burlesque” (PG-13) — See synopsis under Port Angeles listings. At Rose Theatre. Showtimes 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, plus 1:15 p.m. today through Sunday. “Tangled” (PG) — See synopsis under Port Angeles listings. At Rose Theatre. Showtimes 4:30 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. daily, plus 1:45 p.m. today through Sunday. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG13) — See synopsis under Port Angeles listings. At the Uptown Theatre. Showtimes 1:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today, 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and









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ater. Showtimes 7:10 p.m. daily, plus 9:25 p.m. today and Saturday.

“Unstoppable” (PG-13) — When a massive, unmanned locomotive roars out of control, the threat is more ominous than just a derailment. With the train laden with toxic chemicals, an accident would decimate human life and cause an unprecedented environmental disaster. The only hope of bringing it to a safe stop is in the hands of a veteran engineer and a young conductor, who risk their lives to save those in the runaway’s path. Starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 5:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. daily, plus 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9:15 p.m. today and Saturday.

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“Due Date” (R) — Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) will be a dad for the first time when his wife gives birth in five days. He intends to catch a flight home from Atlanta so he can be there for the delivery, but a chance encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) throws a monkey wrench into his plans. Desperate to reach his wife before their baby is born, Peter’s sanity is tested when he must take a road trip cross-country with dog-toting Ethan. At Lincoln Theater. Showtimes 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily, plus 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. today through Sunday, plus 9 p.m. today and Saturday.

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Tire Siping non-SipEd


Research has shown that the most effective braking power occurs immediately prior to losing traction. Siping extends the window allowed for maximum braking gRipping EdgES gRipping EdgES power by giving the existing tread a helping hand. In the examples above, notice how the siped tire has dozens more gripping edges.




The tread surface on your tire is made up of many smaller surfaces known as “Tread Blocks.” The reason for so many surfaces is especially important when it comes to icy or SuRFACE tESt SuRFACE tESt wet road conditions. The “Tread Blocks” get their gripping power not from their many smooth surfaces, but from the even more numerous sharp surrounding edges. Siping provides more of these gripping edges.


SpiRAl Cut

Siping will not adversely affect your tires performance in any way. The tread on your tires retains all of its strength due to the patented spiral cutting process. This process leaves uncut areas known as tie bars keeping your tread strong.



pRiCE E 170.17 E 167.30 E 247.36 122.21 139.84 B 114.23 128.43 135.76 139.39

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pRiCE 145.45 144.31 169.98 176.22 185.54 175.84 194.82 229.66 122.94

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235/70SR-15 215/70SR-16 225/70SR-16 235/70SR-16 245/70SR-16 255/70SR-16 265/70SR-16 245/70SR-17 265/70SR-17


pRiCE 130.37 121.85 128.87 135.50 137.87 149.91 157.27 172.13 173.78

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227.58 230.51 255.53 155.52 157.60 168.64 179.30 290.82 207.64 158.36

SNOw wHEELS With a set of four new les Schwab snow wheels with tires mounted you can save time and money. You’ll save more than $50 each time you have your snow tires installed in the winter or removed in the spring by eliminating dismount/mounting and balancing charges with each change over. les Schwab snow wheels, they’re a great way to save money and get back on the road.


New asphalt is relatively smooth but time and wear exaggerates the coarse texture of the road’s surface causing your tires to absorb most of the StAndARd MiCRo FlEXiBilitY FlEXiBilitY impact. Siping gives your tires a MicroFlexibility reducing the wear on your tire’s carcass and sidewalls. This effect not only increases tire life, but will result in a smoother ride.


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