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2 arrests linked to recent home invasions in Clallam Suspect has bullet wound BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES â€” Two men have been arrested in connection with home invasions earlier this month after they allegedly bragged about them
and showed off a bullet wound inflicted by a homeowner who shot through a door. William Sean Moore, 26, and Travis Lee Turner, 19, were booked into Clallam County jail Thursday for investigation of first-degree robbery, attempted first-degree burglary, first-degree attempted robbery, four counts each of theft of a firearm, two counts each of unlawful imprison-
ment, first-degree assault and trafficking in stolen property, Detective Sgt. Lyman Moores said. They remained in jail without bail Saturday. Moore and Turner were arrested in connection with an early morning home invasion robbery July 7 and an attempt at a similar robbery July 8, when homeowner Louie Rychlik, 70, glimpsed a gun pointed
at him, slammed his door and fired his own through it. Two people told deputies last week that Turner and Moore had bragged about the robberies, Moores said. Turner also allegedly told the two people that he had been shot in the arm while trying to commit one of the home invasions and showed them his gunshot wound, Moores said. TURN
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Attendance reported brisk as lavender events enter final day BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
SEQUIM â€” Organizers for Sequim Lavender Weekendâ€™s three-day, scented extravaganza reported brisk attendance Saturday to one of the North Olympic Peninsulaâ€™s signature events â€” despite overcast skies that were not completely cooperative.
The Sequim Lavender Growers Association Free â€œU-Tourâ€? of seven lavendergrowing operations is open from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. today, the final day of the event. The Sequim Lavender Farmers Association will host the Heritage Farm Tour of seven farms from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Both organizations also are hosting fairs and live music.
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Todayâ€™s forecast is cloudy with a possibility of drizzle â€” and a certainty of purple-clad lavender farms in abundance, gray skies or not. â€œAside from overcast skies, everything is running smoothly,â€? Scott Nagel, executive director of the farmers association, said late Saturday morning. TURN
Woman fends off masked assailant BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
SEQUIM â€” A 22-year-old woman who was riding her bicycle fought off an assailant wearing a Halloween mask at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The man attacked her while she was riding on a trail west of Railroad Bridge Park by East
Runnion Road, Clallam County Sheriffâ€™s Detective Sgt. Lyman Moores said. Authorities were looking for the man Saturday afternoon. The assailant stands about 6 feet tall, weighs about 200 pounds and is believed to be in his early 20s. He was wearing baggy pants and a gray or charcoal-colored
hooded sweatshirt. The woman â€” who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds â€” was scratched but otherwise unharmed during the assault. â€œShe got some scratches from wrestling on the ground with him,â€? Moores said. Moores said a Bowie knife found at the scene of the strug-
gle was not used in the attack. It will be tested for DNA. Moores said the woman was riding on the trail and saw a man wearing a hoodie walking ahead of her. She was passing on the left when he turned around wearing the Halloween mask. TURN
Off death row, back in Clallam BY PAUL GOTTLIEB PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES â€” Without his attorney present, accused double-murderer Darold Stenson of Sequim â€” once on death row â€” defended himself in Clallam County Superior Court against jailhouse testimony he thought might be presented against him at a new trial. He said Friday that he suspects jail inmates he served time with in the county jail in 1993 may claim that they spoke with him about the case and may testify against him, but he said he never spoke to any inmates about the case. Stensonâ€™s next court appearance is 1 p.m. Tuesday, when further hearings will be scheduled, county Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly said in a later interview. Stenson, 59, was ordered Friday by Clallam County Superior Court Judge Ken Williams to be held without bail in Stensonâ€™s first court appearance since May 10, when Stensonâ€™s 1994 death-penalty conviction was overturned by the state Supreme Court. The decision is being appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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3 Doors Down bassist pulled over, charged 3 DOORS DOWN bassist Todd Harrell has been released on $1,000 bond after being arrested on a DUI-related charge following an accident in southern Mississippi. Police Chief Wayne Payne said in a news release that 40-year-old Todd Harrell was pulled over after 7 a.m. Thursday in D’Iberville after failing to stop at an intersection and colliding with a pickup truck. Payne said Harrell was charged with DUI and for not wearing a seatbelt. Harrell was released on bond after an appearance before a judge. Payne said Harrell consented to a blood test, and a toxicology report is pending. Harrell, former guitarist
“Best in Show,” was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of committing a lewd act. He was taken into custody by police doing a routine check at a Hollywood adult theater. Diversion program Hours later, he was fired Fred Willard will be allowed to enroll in counsel- as the narrator of “Market Warriors,” a show produced ing courses to resolve a by Boston public television lewd-conduct arrest that station WGBH. cost the actor a television The actor will pay $380 job. for the diversion program, The Los which is run by a private Angeles vendor and may include City Attorsessions on decision-makney’s Office ing and sex-related crimes. determined Mateljan said the proFriday that gram will determine which Willard’s components Willard has to case was complete. Willard eligible for The decision was first a diversion program that will keep him reported by the Los Angeles Times. from being formally Mateljan said the charged with lewd conduct if he completes the required case against Willard is viable, and the actor could courses, said spokesman still be charged if he does Frank Mateljan. not complete the diversion Willard, best-known as the announcer in the film program. Matt Roberts and lead singer Brad Arnold formed the band 3 Doors Down in Escatawpa, Miss., in 1996. Roberts left the band in May with health problems.
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TOM DAVIS, 59, a writer who with Al Franken helped develop some of the most popular skits in the early years of “Saturday Night Live,” was remembered by his former partner as “great friend, a good man and so funny.” Mr. Davis’ wife, Mimi Raleigh, said he died Thursday of throat and neck cancer at his home Mr. Davis in the Hud- in 2009 son Valley, north of New York City. He was diagnosed in 2009. Mr. Davis is best-known as the thinner, taller partner in Franken and Davis, the off-kilter comedy duo who performed in the early years of the show. They also were among the first writers hired for the new show in 1975 and helped create memorable work such as the “Coneheads” skit with Dan Aykroyd and what evolved into the “Nick the Lounge Singer” skit starring Bill Murray performing loungelizard versions of songs, including the “Star Wars” theme. Raleigh said Mr. Davis and Franken “were two of the first writers hired — with one salary.” As performers, Mr. Davis was the quiet guy, overshadowed by the flash-
ier Franken, who is now a Democratic senator from Minnesota. Mr. Davis, in a 2009 interview with The Associated Press, said, “If we were Sonny and Cher, he would be Cher.” Franken said he spoke with Mr. Davis’ mother Thursday, and she recalled fondly all the laughter that would come from the basement when the two first got started in comedy. “I visited Tom two weeks ago, and though he was deathly ill, we did a lot of laughing,” Franken said. Mr. Davis met Franken at a suburban prep school in Minnesota, where their first gig was making announcements at morning chapel. They hit it big with “SNL” and stayed there until 1980, then returned a few years later. Mr. Davis left the show in 1994, feeling frozen out. Still, he told the AP he would always treasure his time on the show. “It’s my family. It’s my extended, dysfunctional family, and I love them,” Mr. Davis said.
yard Bath Iron Works and undersecretary of the U.S. Navy under President Ronald Reagan, has died. His wife, Helen Goodrich, said he died Monday at their condominium in Falmouth, Maine, 30 miles southwest of the shipyard in Bath. Mr. Goodrich was president and CEO of Bath Iron Works from 1965 to 1975 before serving as chairman until his retirement in 1978. Three years later, Reagan chose him as undersecretary to rebuild a 600-ship Navy. Before joining Bath Iron Works, Mr. Goodrich worked for Todd-Pacific Shipyards in Tacoma. He also was a cofounder of a commercial fishing company involved in the Alaska king crab industry after World War II.
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ber of Commerce announced Death claimed a pioneer that it will sponsor Karyn Kunkel, queen of last resident of Clallam County month’s Port Angeles cenwho numbered among his _________ memories the time when he tennial celebration, for a weeklong appearance during JAMES FRANKLIN was a sparring partner for GOODRICH, 99, a former John L. Sullivan, the famous Seafair in Seattle. president of Maine shipShe will be part of the boxing champion. Seafair royal court, includRichard Graham, 75, a resident of Eden Valley, died ing the parades, luncheons Seen Around and dinners and hydroplane as the result of a lingering Peninsula snapshots races. illness. MIDDLE-AGED COUGreater Seattle Inc., He had lived in Clallam PLE pull off Old Olympic sponsor of Seafair, said it County for 45 years and Highway at Knutsen Farm worked at the Mike Earle will give the Port Angeles Road and reach over fence queen and the centennial all logging operation at Port Lottery to pet a lonely tan bull, possible publicity. Crescent when it was a who evidently loves the thriving community. LAST NIGHT’S LOTattention. . . . He was born in Boston in 1987 (25 years ago) TERY results are available 1862, and it was there that WANTED! “Seen Around” on a timely basis by phonA deadly reminder of he sparred with Sullivan. ing, toll-free, 800-545-7510 items. Send them to PDN News World War I was unearthed or on the Internet at www. Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles in a backyard on Grant AveWA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or 1962 (50 years ago) walottery.com/Winning nue in Port Angeles. email news@peninsuladailynews. Numbers. The Port Angeles ChamA live World War I-vincom.
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tage hand grenade was discovered in a pile of rocks. The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office was summoned to examine the device. It in turn notified a Navy ordnance disposal team from Indian Island, which removed it and detonated the explosive. A Navy public information officer confirmed the grenade’s age — and that it was live while hidden in the rockpile.
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Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press
TODAY IS SUNDAY, July 22, the 204th day of 2012. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On July 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation. On this date: ■ In 1587, an English colony fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina. ■ In 1796, Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland. ■ In 1812, English-led troops defeated the French at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain during the
Peninsular War. ■ In 1893, Wellesley College professor Katharine Lee Bates visited the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado, where she was inspired to write the original version of her poem “America the Beautiful.” ■ In 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie “Manhattan Melodrama.” ■ In 1942, the Nazis began transporting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka concentration camp. ■ In 1946, Jewish extremists blew up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing
90 people. ■ In 1962, Mariner 1, NASA’s first attempt at sending a spacecraft to Venus, was destroyed shortly after launch because of faulty steering. ■ In 1975, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. ■ In 1992, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar escaped from his luxury prison near Medellin. He was slain by security forces in December 1993. ■ Ten years ago: Factory worker Alejandro Avila was charged with murder and kidnapping in the abduction and slaying
of 5-year-old Samantha Runnion of Stanton, Calif. Avila was later convicted and sentenced to death. ■ Five years ago: A bus carrying Polish Catholic pilgrims from a holy site in the French Alps plunged off a steep mountain road, killing 26 people. ■ One year ago: Anders Breivik, a right-wing extremist, massacred 69 people at a Norwegian island youth retreat after detonating a bomb in nearby Oslo that killed eight others in the nation’s worst violence since World War II. President Barack Obama formally signed off on ending the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
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A3 Briefly: Nation Air Force finds instructor guilty of sex crimes SAN ANTONIO — An Air Force instructor was sentenced to 20 years in prison Saturday after being convicted of rape and sexual assault in a sweeping sex scandal that rocked one of the nation’s busiest military training centers. A military jury at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio found Staff Sgt. Luis Walker guilty Friday night on all 28 charges he Walker faced, including rape, aggravated sexual contact and multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault. A judge consolidated those charges Saturday into 20, but that didn’t affect Walker’s maximum sentence. He could have received life in prison. Walker is among 12 Lackland instructors investigated for sexual misconduct toward at least 31 female trainees. Six instructors have been charged, on counts ranging from rape to adultery, and Walker was the first to stand trial.
Campaign funds WASHINGTON — Amid a heavy barrage of advertising by
opposing “super” political groups, President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign spent more than it collected in June. While outraised again by Republican Mitt Romney, Obama ended the month with a hefty $97.5 million in the bank. June was the second consecutive month in which Romney brought in more money than Obama, finance reports filed Friday show. Obama tried to answer the super PACs supporting Romney by spending $38.2 million on television advertising. Romney spent less than a third of that — $10.4 million — on TV time. Much of Romney’s financial advantage — he raised $106 million last month with the help of the Republican Party — came from larger donations in a handful of battleground states. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Today’s news shows WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for today’s TV news shows: ■ ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo. ■ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Hickenlooper; Michael Chertoff, former secretary of Homeland Security Department; William Bratton, former Los Angeles chief of police; and Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y. ■ CBS’s “Face the Nation” — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg; coverage of the Colorado shooting. ■ CNN’s “State of the Union” — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; former Sen. George Allen, R-Va.; former Gov. Tim Kaine, D-Va. ■ “Fox News Sunday” — Netanyahu; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.
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Briefly: World Israelis bury 5 victims of Bulgaria bomb JERUSALEM — Devastated mourners grasped at dirt atop fresh graves and screamed in agony as they buried five Israeli victims of a bombing in Bulgaria — an attack that Israel has blamed on Iran and its proxy group Hezbollah. Two days after the deadly blast in a popular vacation spot, investigators in Bulgaria and in several other countries were still struggling to confirm the attacker’s identity. Bulgarian prosecutors said the attacker had short hair, not the long hair seen in the security video footage captured of him at the airport. The victims’ coffins were received early Friday in a military ceremony at Israel’s international airport. Seventeen Israelis remain in hospitals.
Rebels buoyed BEIRUT — Riding a wave of momentum, Syrian rebels made a run on Aleppo on Saturday in some of the fiercest fighting seen in the country’s largest city, which has been a key bastion of support for President Bashar Assad over the course of the 17-month-old uprising. The rebels also took over a third border crossing — and the second one along Syria’s northeastern frontier with Iraq — another sign the regime’s tight grip on the country is wobbling.
The fighting in Aleppo comes on the heels of intense clashes in the capital, Damascus, as rebel forces target the pil- Assad lars of regime power in their attempts to usher in what they hope will be the end of Assad’s rule.
10 die in bombing PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a rival militant commander’s compound in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 10 people, as heavily armed assailants killed eight members of the coast guard in the southwest, officials said. There has been significant infighting over turf and leadership positions within the Pakistani Taliban, an umbrella organization set up in 2007 to represent roughly 40 insurgent groups, many of whom are waging a bloody campaign against the government. The compound that was attacked in Spin Dal village in the Orakzai tribal area was owned by militant commander Mullah Nabi, said senior tribal police official Amjad Khan. Nabi was once a close ally to a prominent Pakistani Taliban commander from Orakzai, Mullah Toofan, but the two are now fierce rivals. The Associated Press
Members of law enforcement wearing body armor and helmets prepare to use what ATF sources describe as a “water shot” in the second-story apartment of alleged gunman James Holmes on Saturday in Aurora, Colo. The “water shot” is exploded and used to disrupt an explosive device.
Colorado man’s rigged traps found, disarmed Suspected cinema gunman plotted for months, police say
ate program in neuroscience; neighbors and former classmates in a San Diego suburb have said he was a smart loner who said little. He apparently had prepared THE ASSOCIATED PRESS and chemicals the attack at the Aurora, Colo., were theater well in advance, receiving AURORA, Colo. — The Colo- that multiple deliveries by mail for rado shooting suspect planned booby trapped four months to his home and the rampage that killed 12 mid- to kill “whoschool and buying thousands night moviegoers with “calcula- ever entered rounds of ammunition on the Aurora tion and deliberation,” police said it,” Internet, Oates said. Saturday, receiving deliveries for Police Chief “He had a high volume of months which authorities believe Dan Oates deliveries,” Oates said. armed him for battle and were said, noting it “We think this explains how he used to rig his apartment with would have Holmes got his hands on the magazine, dozens of bombs. likely been ammunition,” he said, as well as Authorities on Saturday after- one of his officers. the rigged explosives in his apartnoon were still working to clear “You think we’re angry? We dangerous explosive materials sure as hell are angry,” Oates ment. “What we’re seeing here is evifrom inside James Holmes’ subur- said. dence of some calculation and ban Denver apartment a day Authorities wouldn’t discuss a deliberation.” after police said he opened fire and set off gas canisters in a sub- motive for one of the deadliest urban theater minutes into the mass shootings in recent U.S. his- Federal authorities premiere of the Batman film “The tory, as makeshift memorials for Federal authorities detonated the victims sprang up and rela- one small explosive and disarmed Dark Knight Rises.” The attack left 12 dead and 58 tives began to publicly mourn others inside Holmes’ apartment their loved ones. injured. after sending in a robot to take Holmes had recently with- down a trip wire, FBI Special His apartment was rigged with jars of liquids, explosives drawn from a competitive gradu- agent James Yacone said. Bomb technicians then neutralized what he called a “hyperbolic mixture” and an improvised explosive device containing an unknown substance. There also were multiple containers of accelerants, he said. “It was an extremely dangerous environment,” Yacone said, saying anyone who walked in would have sustained “significant injuries” or been killed. Holmes, 24, was in solitary confinement for his protection at a county detention facility Saturday, held without bond on suspicion of multiple counts of firstdegree murder. He was set for an initial hearing Monday and had been appointed a public defender, authorities said. Oates said Holmes used a military-style semiautomatic rifle, a shotgun and a pistol. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS He had bought the weapons at Isaac Pacheco, who said he was a good friend of two local gun stores within the last shooting victims, visits a memorial near the movie theater. two months.
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West: Military uniforms worn in gay pride parade
Nation: Teen faces charge for naming her attackers
Nation: Obama bars charcoal from Somalia
World: Cubans hope giant daiquiri sets world record
SOME OF THE loudest cheers at San Diego’s gay pride parade Saturday were for active-duty troops marching in military dress. The parade marked the first time U.S. service members participated in a gay pride event while decked out in full uniform. Dozens of soldiers, sailors and Marines marched alongside an old Army truck festooned with a “Freedom to Serve” banner and a rainbow flag. They were joined by dozens more military personnel marching in civilian clothes. Spectators waved signs reading, “Thank you for your service.”
A 17-YEAR-OLD KENTUCKY girl who was upset by the plea deal reached by a pair of teenagers who sexually assaulted her is now facing a contempt charge for tweeting their names in violation of a court order. Savannah Dietrich of Louisville said she is frustrated by what she feels is a lenient deal for her attackers. After posting the names on Twitter, Dietrich wrote, “I’m not protecting anyone that made my life a living hell.” The boys’ attorneys have asked a judge to hold Dietrich in contempt for violating the confidentiality of a juvenile hearing and the judge’s order not to speak about it.
PRESIDENT BARACK BARACK OBAMA has ordered a cutoff in U.S. imports of charcoal from Somalia, hoping to starve the militant Islamist group alShabab of resources. The step is one of several in an executive order Obama issued Friday targeting Al-Shabab, whose attacks have helped keep Somalia without a fully functioning government for more than two decades. Other measures include freezing the assets of individuals accused of threatening the peace in Somalia, obstructing humanitarian efforts and attacking African Union peacekeeping forces.
CUBAN MIXOLOGISTS WHIPPED up a giant daiquiri Saturday morning in the Old Havana tavern where the tropical cocktail was born and where regular barfly Ernest Hemingway made it popular. For a half-hour, two waiters stood atop a wooden platform pouring pitcher after pitcher of the slushy rum, lemon and sugar concoctions into a 6.5-foottall fiber-composite cocktail glass. A misty vapor wafted over the lip as the liquid neared the rim. Organizers said that at around 71 gallons, they believe they have set a world record. The event was staged to honor the 195th anniversary of the the bar.
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Crowded field seeks to oust Lt. Gov. Owen BY MIKE BAKER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OLYMPIA — The state Senate is undergoing plenty of change next year, with the chamber’s top Democrat and the lead Republican budget writer both leaving jobs. Five challengers also think it’s time for the Senate’s presiding officer, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, to move on Owen after 16 years in the position. Owen believes it’s a good time for him to maintain stability and continuity. Former Republican state Sen. Bill Finkbeiner, who previously served as majority leader in Owen’s chamber, said the lieutenant governor needs to take a more active role in helping break partisan gridlock in the Senate. He’d like to see the lawmakers get rid of the aisle
“I don’t think the lieutenant governor is doing much to fix that.” GOP Rep. Glenn Anderson believes the lack of work in the Senate is more due to lobbying interests that help entrench both sides. He’d like to see the lieutenant governor take a leadership role on some issues and make sure lawmakers are not working in their own Part of a series on self-interest. statewide candidates The public also should continuing the North have easier access to the perOlympic Peninsula sonal financial information Primary Voter Guide of legislators, Anderson said. distributed July 20 Anderson said there’s and accessible at nothing bad about Owen, peninsuladailynews.com. adding that he is a nice guy. “I just think everybody would agree that you should that separates Republicans be doing a little more than and Democrats, perhaps that,” Anderson said. organizing them by the Balanced approach region they represent. “They’re so gridlocked Owen said the job presidand so ground into their par- ing over the Senate requires tisan positions that I don’t a balanced approach. think they listen to each He said he has worked to other anymore,” Finkbeiner bring both sides together and resolve issues while at the said.
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same time not being too aggressive when the role is to maintain control and be an effective arbiter. “You get to a point where you start sticking your nose in, and your effectiveness as a presiding officer diminishes rapidly,” Owen said. He likened the idea of rearranging the Senate seating to rearranging chairs on the Titanic — that it would be pointless and in some ways counterproductive. Each of the major candidates emphasized their focus on job creation, with Owen touting the international work he’s done building economic relationships with other countries. The lieutenant governor sits on a variety of panels, including as chair of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development & International Relations. Anderson wants to improve the state’s business climate, in part by overhauling the state’s business tax to make it a flat-rate tax.
Finkbeiner wants to limit the state’s debt load. Along with presiding over the Senate, which is the most visible part of the job, the lieutenant governor is in command when the governor is out of state. Three other candidates indicated they are less optimistic about their chances of winning the race, but they were hoping to highlight issues important to them.
Raise minimum wage James Robert Deal is an attorney who said he thinks the state needs to raise the minimum wage to $12 and implement a tax on highincome earners to fund education. He’s also been trying to emphasize drinking-water quality and opposes fluoride in water. Mark Greene, who identified himself as an independent who founded the Party of Commons, places special emphasis on the
environment. He wants mandatory labeling of genetically modified food, the phrasing out of nuclear energy and further protections for the environment. He also supports the eliminations of tax loopholes for businesses, except for those that are involved in clean energy. Dave T. Sumner IV, who prefers the Neopopulist Party, has a varied background. He describes himself as an electro-goth and rap recording artist, lobbyist and a Satanist who founded The Haunted Church. Sumner said his political views are anchored in the U.S. Constitution. He dislikes the coordination between big business and government and wants to work to eliminate inequality between the rich and poor. He also opposes increased government use of databases to track information about people.
OMC in red for quarter PA hospital approves BY ROB OLLIKAINEN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Low patient volumes at Olympic Medical Center contributed to a net loss of $654,000 for the first six months of the year, Chief Financial Officer Julie Rukstad told commissioners Wednesday. OMC has cut some costs. The public hospital district spent $3.2 million less on the operating side than a budgeted $70 million from January through the end of June. Meanwhile, operating revenue was $5.1 million less than the budgeted $70.7 million. “I do think we are flexing labor better based on volume,” hospital Chief Executive Officer Eric Lewis said. Last month, OMC implemented a twice-permonth furlough day for about 190 nonunion employees and managers. Nurses and other health care workers already were adjusting their schedules to meet patient volumes. “We’ve experienced some really low volumes, and we have a high fixed-
cost business,” Lewis said. “We’re open 24/7, and we have to be available and ready.” Adjusted patient days, which include inpatient and outpatient visits, were 9 percent below last year’s tally at the end of the second quarter. There were 25,032 adjusted patient days in the first half of 2012 compared with 27,364 in the first half of 2011. “Because of the decrease in volumes, we have operating revenues at $32.8 million for the quarter, which is 7 percent less than our budget,” Rukstad said. “Most of it is coming from our inpatient revenue, which is $2.5 million less than our budget on our gross revenues.”
Profit margin OMC had a minus-1.2 percent margin for the second quarter, the third-consecutive negative quarter. The year-to-date margin was minus-1.0 percent as of July 1. Hospital officials have said they need to maintain a 3 percent margin — the profit that a nonprofit
makes to pay debt and invest in capital — to survive over the long term. OMC approved a financial stability plan in February that cut $5.5 million in 2012 spending, including a one-year delay in the longawaited expansion of the emergency room. The plan did not include cuts to patient services, outsourcing or layoffs. “Given that our volumes are down 81/2 percent, minus-1.0 [margin] is not a disastrous outcome,” Lewis said. “It’s not a great outcome — we’re still working to make it better — but I think the third quarter will be better.” With the poor economy and higher insurance deductible, more and more people are putting off their doctor’s visits, hospital officials have said. Last year, OMC provided $9.4 million in uncompensated care. Clallam County has about 10,000 uninsured residents. Lewis told commissioners last month that hospitals throughout the Puget Sound region were experiencing lower volumes.
89-spot area to be hammered out by low-bidder Primo Construction BY ROB OLLIKAINEN PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — Olympic Medical Center has awarded a $367,824 bid to Primo Construction of Port Angeles to build an 89-spot employee parking area just east of the hospital. The idea is to free up more parking space for patients and visitors. “Parking has been a longfrustrating thing for me,” said Eric Lewis, OMC chief executive officer. “It’s an infrastructure issue: We’ve finally acquired the land, and now we’re putting in the parking.” The new parking area will border the eastern edge of the existing parking lot in the quarter-block between Chambers and Columbia streets. The bid includes an $16,780 alternate for an underground conduit that eventually will provide a second power source for the
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Commissioner Jean Hordyk asked Lewis how the hospital intends to enforce the employee parking policy. Lewis said he expects good compliance considering the proximity to the hospital at 939 E. Caroline St. Although no disruptions are expected with the new parking lot projects, crews will have to cut into the existing parking lot to install the underground conduit.
2nd electrical feed The conduit will “basically allow us to bring in wire and get a second electrical feed for the hospital,” Lewis said. “There’s separate grids, and the city of Port Angeles would like to give us a second feed, but we need a way to get those wires, and we also have to install a switch,” Lewis said. “The electrical switch and the wire could cost $80,000. That’s a separate project not included here. This would just give us underground conduit all the way to the hospital from Chambers [Street].” Dr. John Miles, OMC board chairman, said he initially was opposed to the parking lot expansion but reversed his position after a conversation with Lewis. The larger parking lot will enable OMC to expand its campus in the future. “We’re going to be here for the long haul,” Miles said.
Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5072, or at rob.ollikainen@ peninsuladailynews.com.
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compete for prizes. This is part of the city of Sequimâ€™s Music in the Park series every Tuesday at the James Center for the Performing Arts through Aug. 28. Bring your own seating to the grassy expanse in front of the amphitheater. Snacks are available from a concession stand staffed by the Sequim High School
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WASHINGTON, D.C. â€” The final messages from the inaugural First Stewards national symposium on climate change are needs for education, adaptation and respect, organizers said. The four-day conference, attended by some 300 members of coastal tribes and scientists, ended Friday at the Smithsonianâ€™s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Micah McCarty, chairman of the Makah and the First Stewards steering committee, said climate change has had many different names in the past 30 years, such as the greenhouse effect and global warming. Whatever itâ€™s called, McCarty said, it is important to know about the changing environment. â€œIt doesnâ€™t matter how you spin it; climate change is happening, and itâ€™s happening faster and faster than it ever has,â€? McCarty said.
of New Town, N.D., said Wednesday. Mike Williams, chief of the Yupit Nation in Akiak, Alaska, said in the informational Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing that villages are literally being wiped out by coastal erosion. Williams said he can cast a net and catch salmon at his childhood home because the home is underwater. He also described how the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, in which he participates, has been moved because of lack of snowfall, and dogs must run at night to stay cool. â€œWeâ€™ve always lived off the land and off the waters and continue to do that. But weâ€™re bearing the burden of living with these conditions today,â€? Williams said. Sen. Daniel Akaka, committee chairman, acknowledged that environmental changes are widespread, but the Hawaii Democrat said native communities are disproportionately impacted because they depend on nature for traditional food, sacred sites and cultural ceremonies. Several tribes already are coming up with plans to adapt to the changes, and federal agencies are assisting with resources, Akaka said. The conference closed with a Looking Forward panel Friday morning.
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needs to come up with a strategic plan to address the impact to help ensure Alaska Natives and Native American tribes continue to exist. He said in coming up with the plan, Congress should consider Native practices and traditional knowledge.
________ Reporter Lee Horton can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5152, or at lee.horton@peninsula dailynews.com. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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First Stewards, which was hosted by North Olympic Peninsula tribes the Hoh, Makah, Quileute and Quinalt, featured four regional panels â€” including a West Coast panel Wednesday â€” that focused on the climate issues that coastal indigenous cultures face. Debbie Ross-Preston of Forks, coastal information officer for the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, said the main topics of the West Coast panel were ocean acidification, melting glaciers, rising ocean levels and warmer water temperatures. Ocean acidification makes it difficult for shellfish to grow shells, which slows industry and affects the marine food chain. During her presentation, Simone Alin, an oceanographer and marine chemist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationâ€™s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, said the West Coast is particularly vulnerable to ocean acidification. The environmental changes being seen in native communities are â€œa serious and growing issue, and Congress needs to address them,â€? Tex Hall, chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation
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Invasions PA CONTINUED FROM A1 Authorities continued Saturday to look for a third man, whom they believe has fled the state. â€œWeâ€™ve got an idea of where heâ€™s at,â€? Moores said. Moores said Turner and Moore have admitted they committed the robberies. Moores added that Turner said he was shot while trying to force his way into Rychlikâ€™s home, and Turner has a 3- or 4-inch grazing gunshot wound on his right bicep.
boys, I got some more for you,â€™â€? Rychlik continued. The bullet went through the wooden part of the door, not the glass, he said. â€œIf I would have shot 1 inch higher, he would have been dead. It would have went right through the window and nailed him.â€? Rychlik, owner of Louieâ€™s Well Drilling, said he recognized Moore as one of the assailants. Rychlik sponsored a youth bicycle racing team on which Moore was a participant when Moore was younger, Rychlik said. â€œI known him as a kid,â€? Rychlik said. â€œThis is shocking to me, really. â€œHe was a hell of a good kid.â€? Rychlik said he now wears his gun while in his own house and was wearing it when he spoke to a reporter during a telephone interview Saturday. â€œItâ€™s on my hip,â€? he said. â€œThis is something you donâ€™t forget, something you canâ€™t forget.â€? Moores said a confidential informant also overheard Turner and Moore bragging about the home invasions and saw Turnerâ€™s gunshot wound. The two-week investigation by authorities led them to the Riviera Inn in Port Angeles, where Turner and Moore had been staying, Moores said. Authorities conducted surveillance for two days, obtained a search warrant and arrested Moore and Nicholas A. Taylor, 18, who had been renting the room with Turner, on an unrelated county Superior Court bench warrant, Moores said. Detectives recovered a BB pistol, a rifle, burglary tools and stolen jewelry and property, Moores said. Turner was later arrested at a residence on East Lauridsen Boulevard.
Turner and Moore will have a first appearance in county Superior Court at 1 p.m. Monday. They will be assigned an attorney, and bail will be set, county Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly said Saturday. Formal charges will be filed later this week, she said. Armed and disguised intruders robbed a Gales Addition couple of about $900 in cash and jewelry after entering their home at about 1:30 a.m. July 7. The next day, also at about 1:30 a.m., Rychlik told authorities a man knocked on his door in the 300 block of South Barr Road between Port Angeles and Sequim and asked for gas. Rychlik said Saturday that he told the man he didnâ€™t have any gas and retrieved his cellphone for the person to call for assistance. He also got his gun. Rychlik, who said he was suspicious someone would knock on his unlit back door so late at night and ask for gas, brought his handgun â€” a .38-caliber revolver â€” to the back door. When he opened the door, he saw the man who had knocked on it, then saw a second man in a face mask come around a corner of his house and point a gun at ________ him, Rychlik said. â€œI slammed the door and Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb opened fire,â€? Rychlik said. can be reached at 360-452-2345, â€œIt was as easy as that.â€? ext. 5060, or at paul.gottlieb@ â€œI said, â€˜Come on back, peninsuladailynews.com.
Attack: Mask CONTINUED FROM A1 â€œIt was white with some red on it,â€? Moores said, adding that the woman couldnâ€™t recognize the face it depicted. The man knocked her to the ground with her feet still in the toe clips of the bicycle, Moores said. â€œShe fought with him on the ground,â€? he said. The woman â€œscreamed bloody murder,â€? Moore said. â€œShe kept kicking at him and screaming, and he tried twice to attack her, and he finally got up and raised his arms as if to say, â€˜Enough,â€™â€? Moores said. â€œHe raised his arms as if like, â€˜OK, I give up.â€™â€? Neighbors came out as the man fled, Moores said. The woman provided a good example of what to do if attacked, Moores said. â€œDonâ€™t give up,â€? he said. â€œJust keep fighting.â€? After the woman fought off the assailant, he ran down
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The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing for the midyear budget review Tuesday. The hearing will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the commissionersâ€™ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. The business meeting will start at 10 a.m. Agenda items include: â– An agreement with the Attorney Generalâ€™s Office for expenses incurred providing legal services related to U.S. Supreme Court certiorari proceedings. â– Agreements with the state Department of Commerce funding victim and witness program activities and the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team. â– Contract amendments with the state Military Department revising the milestone timeline for the Operation Stonegarden grant and extending the performance period for an emergency management grant by two months. â– A contract amendment with the state Department of Ecology deleting a task, updating project contacts and adjusting budget categories. â– Bid confirmation authorization to purchase components for the Network Device Replacement Project. â– A resolution calling for an Aug. 7 hearing on the proposed sale of surplus property. â– Resolutions appointing members to the county Planning Commission, Fair Advisory Board and
Board of Health. Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday for their weekly work session to discuss the action items. Offices in the Clallam County Courthouse will be closed Monday for a furlough day. The only exceptions are the courts and the jail.
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The Sequim City Council will conduct public hearings on the 2102 budget amendments and on the proposed 2013-2018 six-year transportation improvement plan when it meets Monday. The council will meet in a budget study session at 5 p.m. before opening the regular session at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St. The council will consider approving budget amendments and the transportation plan after the hearings. It also will discuss a draft letter to Francea McNair, executive director of the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency, asking again for an air-monitoring station in Sequim. The letter says that such a station could give the state agency data about air quality before and after an expanded biomass cogeneration facility goes online at Nippon Paper Industries USA. Also on the agenda is a revised policy for banners, a staff recommendation that the current transportation and parks impact fees rates be kept in place until an evaluation of the transporta-
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CONTINUED FROM A1 Stenson more than once to wait until they could discuss Stenson was charged ear- the case. Stenson, who walked into lier this week with two court with a severe limp, said counts of aggravated murder in connection with the 1993 that while in jail 19 years ago shooting deaths of his wife, on the charges for his first Denise, and his business trial, he was approached by partner, Frank Hoerner, at two inmates about his case. â€œI was approached by two the Stensonsâ€™ bird farm in different individuals stating Sequim. Stenson was transported they had been offered some Thursday from the state pen- kind of preferential treatitentiary in Walla Walla to ment if they could get me to admit to something guilty, the Clallam County jail. and I just wanted to put it on the record now I have never Rejects advice spoken to anybody about my In addressing the court case, and I never will,â€? StenFriday, Stenson rejected the son said. ________ repeated advice of his courtâ€œSo if the prosecution appointed attorney, Kitsap comes up with some jailSenior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb can be reached at 360-452-2345, County lawyer Roger Hunko, house witness because of ext. 5060, or at paul.gottlieb@ who participated in the hear- this, it will be false,â€? he said. peninsuladailynews.com. â€œThatâ€™s all I got to say.â€? ing by phone and implored
William Shore Memorial Pool District commissioners will discuss the status of the public poolâ€™s shutdown and reopening when they meet Tuesday. The commissioners will meet at 3 p.m. in the commissionersâ€™ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. The pool at 225 E. Fifth St. in Port Angeles was closed June 29 for $323,278 worth of maintenance work, with plans to reopen Aug. 5. A public pool party also is being planned to celebrate the poolâ€™s 50th anniversary. Commissioners also will discuss staffing changes.
The Forks City Council will review a U.S. Coast Guard land lease for a fuel cache at the Forks Municipal Airport when it meets Monday. The council will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the council conference room at 500 E. Division St. The council also will designate a representative to send to the Clallam Transit public transportation benefit area review meeting. It is expected to set a public hearing for Aug. 13 on a proposed annexation.
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Kelly said in the interview that she did not know what Stenson was talking about. â€œI never heard that before,â€? she said. â€œI donâ€™t think it happened.â€? Stenson also asked Williams, the judge in the trial that led to Stensonâ€™s conviction, if Williams would be the presiding judge in Stensonâ€™s upcoming trial, which has not been scheduled. Williams is retiring at the end of this year, so he will not be the presiding judge, Williams told Stenson. Kelly said in the interview that whether she will seek a second death-penalty sentence against Stenson will come up at Tuesdayâ€™s hearing. Hunko is a death-penalty-qualified attorney, she said. In overturning Stensonâ€™s convictions, the state Supreme Court cited the
withholding of evidence from the defense by the county Prosecuting Attorneyâ€™s Office. Kelly was an appointed District Court judge in 1994, when Stenson was tried. The evidence, disclosed in 2009, consisted of FBI lab notes and photographs of then-county Sheriffâ€™s Detective Monty Martin wearing the same bloody jeans worn by Stenson the day Stensonâ€™s wife and Frank Hoerner were murdered. Stenson had claimed he kneeled by the victims after they were shot. Kelly said in an earlier interview that Martin wore the pants at the request of a Prosecuting Attorneyâ€™s Office expert witness who never testified at the trial. The expert witness â€œwas having [Stenson] move in ways to see if the blood on the pants could be created by the movements that Stenson described,â€? Kelly said.
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the trail and fled in a faded 1980s- or 1990s-model blue or gray car parked in the parking lot, Moores said. Authorities also want to question the driver of a boxy white van that seemed to follow the assailantâ€™s getaway car out of the parking lot, Moores said. That driver could be an important witness, Moores said, adding that it is unknown if the driver is linked to the assailant. Anyone with information about the assault is asked to phone Detective Tom Reyes at 360-417-2372.
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PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Superior Court Judge Ken Williams has denied a request to reinstate a murder charge against Amber Steim, a Port Angeles woman accused of driving drunk when she caused a wreck that killed a nurse in March 2011. Steim, 25, is accused of having a 0.23 bloodalcohol level when she allege d l y Steim crossed the centerline and caused a wreck that killed Ellen DeBondt on state Highway 112 near Joyce. Williams on July 6 dismissed a charge of firstdegree murder with extreme indifference that Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Deb Kelly filed in April. He denied Kelly’s motion to reconsider Wednesday. Steim is now charged with vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and witness tampering. Steim, who is being held in the Clallam County jail on $500,000 bond, is scheduled to go to trial Sept. 17. DeBondt, 44, of Crescent Bay was a home health nurse who was on her way to work when the wreck occurred at 7:54 a.m. March 6, 2011. The legal limit in Washington is 0.08 percent. In dismissing the murder charge, Williams said Steim’s alleged actions would constitute vehicular homicide, but not murder, under the law.
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PORT ANGELES — Now that the City Council has voted to make interim City Manager Dan McKeen permanent, he has an array of pressing issues before him, he said. On McKeen’s plate is an anticipated general-fund deficit of up to $600,000 expected by the end of 2012 and the filling of fire chief and finance director vacancies, he said Friday. Port Angeles City Council members Friday unanimously agreed to hire McKeen for the city manager position held until early May by Kent Myers, who left to become the top city executive of Fredericksburg, Texas. The council, which directed city staff to begin working on McKeen’s employment contract, has set an annual salary of up to $145,000 for his position. McKeen, the Port Angeles fire chief for 12 years before his April 17 interim appointment, was roundly praised in a letter of recommendation from nine department heads who lauded his “balanced, considerate and respectful approach to all sides of an issue.” Comments from all seven council members were equally laudatory before they agreed to hire him at Friday’s special council meeting. “He’s brought a calmness to the city that hasn’t been here for a number of months or years,” said Councilman Dan Di Guilio, former mayor. Mayor Cherie Kidd added that McKeen “has already had a unifying effect.”
Urged to reinstate Williams received dozens of letters last week from DeBondt’s friends and family members who urged the judge to reinstate the murder charge. Many of the letter-writers cited the 2007 death of Irene Harris, whom Steim struck and killed while driving at night in Port Angeles, to support the charge of Steim’s “extreme indifference.” Harris, 49, was walking across Front Street at Albert Street when she was hit by a 1994 Acura Integra driven by Steim. Harris died the next day at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Steim was ticketed for failure to yield to a pedestrian. No criminal charges were filed. Port Angeles City Attorney Dennis Dickson said at the time that Port Angeles police reported that Steim was not speeding, overly distracted or driving recklessly; he characterized the death as “an unfortunate accident.” Other letter-writers referred to Steim’s violation of her bail requirement to refrain from drinking alcohol. The alcohol-monitoring device that Steim was required to wear detected a 0.058 percent blood-alcohol level last October. The letters, which appeared in Steim’s court file last week, had been removed from the digital case log by Friday. Superior Court Administrator Melinda Clevenger said the letters were on her desk Friday afternoon. “I’m in the process of making copies to send to the involved counsel in this matter,” Clevenger said. Port Angeles attorney Ralph Anderson is representing Steim.
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Kelly had filed a motion for Williams to reconsider his initial ruling July 12, saying the court focused on Steim’s conduct in “too narrow a manner.” Kelly wrote that Steim worked an eight-hour shift before she drank and partied all night. “Becoming upset after an argument, she then drove randomly on slick city and county roads for approximately two to two and a half hours before crossing over a yellow line and rumble strip to hit the victim at almost a 45-degree angle of impact,” Kelly wrote. “The inference from the collision investigation is that she was driving poorly enough such that the victim, Ms. DeBondt, had time to appreciate the danger and pull her own vehicle as far over to her side of the road as possible and come to an almost complete stop before being struck. “The state submits that the continuing driving conduct in this case is akin ________ to a person continuing to play Russian roulette with Reporter Rob Ollikainen can a six-shot revolver.” be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. Williams ruled that 5072, or at rob.ollikainen@ this isn’t enough for a peninsuladailynews.com.
Kidd was among the council members and citizens who had urged McKeen to apply for the permanent position after he told the Peninsula Daily News on April 17 that he had “no intention” of submitting his application, McKeen said. The council action came after a brief executive session and concluded with a
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Dan McKeen stands outside of Port Angeles City Hall after his selection by the City Council for the post of permanent city manager Friday. loud round of applause from council members and city staff. Until a few weeks ago, “this wasn’t on my radar,” McKeen said after the meeting.
Anticipated shortfall McKeen said in an interview that lower-than-anticipated sales-tax and utilitytax revenues, combined with criminal justice costs that had exceeded what was anticipated for 2012, had created an expected shortfall of “up to about $600,000” in the approximately $18 million generalfund spending plan if revenues and expenditures continue on their present path. The city will not fill some vacancies, and staff is reviewing other areas in which the budget might be cut that will be presented to the City Council at its July 31 budget work session, where it will review the proposed 2013 budget, McKeen said. “I’m hoping we can narrow the gap significantly,” he said. The city has about $2.5 million in reserves, but that’s only about two-thirds of what the city needs for three months of operations, a necessary cushion, McKeen said. “Taking from reserves to balance the budget would not be a good practice,” he added. McKeen also must select a new fire chief, a position now held on an interim basis by Assistant Fire
Chief Ken Dubuc, and a new finance director, a position held on an interim basis by former Sunnyside Deputy City Manager-Chief Financial Officer Byron Olson. Olson said Friday he has applied for the permanent position, while Dubuc said he will submit an application to succeed McKeen as fire chief. McKeen praised the performances of Dubuc and Olson. Olson’s name was referred to the city by Issaquah-based Prothman Co., an executive search firm the City Council hired for $17,500 plus expenses to find qualified applicants to permanently replace Myers. Prothman had billed the city $8,500 for the search for Myers’ replacement as of last week, Olson said Friday. Prothman’s contract was terminated before the City Council voted to hire McKeen. McKeen had been hired for the interim position for up to 120 days for $11,225 a month, which totals $134,700 a year. He made $9,379 a month as fire chief. Salary ranges for the finance director and fire chief positions have not been determined, city Human Resources Manager Bob Coons said Friday. The City Council has approved a $15,000 contract with Prothman, plus expenses, to find a permanent replacement for for-
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mer Finance Director Yvonne Ziomkowski, a 24-year city employee fired by Myers on March 15 for violating city policy by taking $28,862 in vacation and sick-leave cash-outs that covered three years. A state Auditor’s Office report determined that the city’s “unclear policies and inadequate controls” resulted in possible incorrect payments and that no employees intentionally misappropriated money or intentionally did anything wrong.
Cash-outs Ten other employees since 2003 also received cash-outs that exceeded city policy. Overpayments were approved by a supervisor or possibly were a result of payroll error, city staff have said. McKeen’s overpayment of $11,431 for 237 hours of leave in 2007 was second only to the amount overdrawn by Ziomkowski, who was allowed to keep $32,867 in overpayments. McKeen was allowed to keep his overpayment because it was approved by then-City Manager Mike Quinn. A City Council subcommittee is working on revising the policy on unused vacation and sick-leave cash-outs, Kidd said Friday.
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murder charge. “In order to constitute murder in the first degree a driving offense must have some nature of willingness in it beyond choosing to drive when impaired,” Williams wrote. “‘Driving too fast for conditions’ does not meet the murder in the first degree standard. Merely crossing the centerline does not in and [of] itself meet the standard. “The standard might be met if, for example, a driver willfully crossed the centerline in an attempt to play ‘chicken’ with an oncoming car, or at a high rate of speed decided to pass traffic on a blind corner. “Nothing before the court here indicates any such volitional component on the part of Ms. Steim that could approach the proof required to sustain a conviction on a charge of murder in the first degree.”
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Dreams of a wannabe football star I SAW SOME boys at football practice recently, and it reminded me of when I was an all-state high school football player, which happened early in my imagination. (I probably could have W. Bruce been all-state Cameron and won a fullride scholarship to a Division I school, except that the coach, clearly jealous of my athletic abilities, didn’t send me in for any plays because I technically was not an actual member of the team, since I hadn’t specifically tried out.) I did play in junior high school, on a team so hideously inept that opposing coaches were said to groan aloud when they saw whom they were scheduled to go up against. Enfranchised as the Giants,
our team was composed of a twitchy group of boys not yet ready to make a firm go at adolescence — “giant” in no modern sense of the word. So hapless were the Giants that in 12 games, we did not win the coin toss a single time, unable to turn in a respectable performance even at a contest of pure chance. This meant every afternoon started the same, with our squad dribbling a faltering kick downfield with so little force one might suppose the kicker was missing an ankle. As the ball rolled into the arms of a runner, we would woefully spread ourselves apart on the field, leaving a clear alley toward the goal line like a wedding party lined up to throw rice. Once we gained possession of the football, we generally handed it back to the opposing side as quickly as possible, like a neighbor returning mail that had been misdirected. By halftime, the scorekeeper’s arms were tired from changing
was close to making a tackle — which was every play, since the Giants’ offensive line was no more of an impediment to the pass rush than a light summer breeze. I’d trot out my pattern, yelling, “I’m open!” so the girls within earshot would know I was a hero, and watch as the football went in some completely random direction. And one day, at random, the ball dropped into my arms. I could not have been more shocked if I’d caught a dead goose falling from the sky. Embarrassed, I started running for the goal line. No one stood in my way — the opposing players had stopped covering the pass because it was more fun to rush the quarterback and recover fumbles. Hey! This could work! I glanced at our team’s bench to see what they thought of this unexpected development. They all looked sick with dread. And then I poured it on, run-
ning at the speed of, say, a 4-year-old girl. Behind me the opposing players were gaining on me like an avalanche, and it occurred to me I might actually die soon. With just a few yards to go, I was hit. It was like being slammed from behind by my father’s Oldsmobile. The impact drove me forward, and though I had certainly been willing to fail, the momentum carried me over the line for the only touchdown of my football career. I grinned at where my girlfriend would be sitting if I’d had one, while my teammates celebrated like we had just won the Super Bowl. So my high-school coach’s decision not to play me? His loss.
________ W. Bruce Cameron (8 Simple Rules for Marrying My Daughter; A Dog’s Life) can be reached at www.tinyurl.com/pdnbcameron. His humor column appears Sundays.
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“Just today, someone said I have the most beautiful smile. It surprised me because it was just out of the blue. It makes me want to smile more.”
“I hear a big thank-you all the time when I’m wearing my hat. I was in the Army, and when I wear my hat, it often generates a thankyou for my service to our country.”
“‘That’s a beautiful dog you have there,’ people say. That means a lot to me. I have a service dog for my anxiety. I hear praise for him all the time, and that makes me smile.”
the numbers on the board, and the winning players would be yawning and scratching themselves. I played wide receiver because I was skinny. Before every snap, I would confidently stare out at the opposite goal, though in truth I had never actually been near the place. Usually, the only sound would be a couple of my teammates crying. I would give the player opposite a hard, mean look, as if I were going to slam into him on my way downfield, but he’d usually just wink back because we had an understanding. Then, with a clash of helmets and the thud of the Giants falling to the ground, the ball was snapped! The starting quarterback for the Giants was a wispy lad whose sole aim in life was to prevent any damage to his expensive orthodontia and who released the football whenever it appeared one of the defenders
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“‘Thank you for showing me how “I often receive to do it right.’ I compliments was an alcohol about my skin. I have very fair skin and drug counselor trying to and a nice help others. When complexion. I heard that, I just Those words felt like I was make me feel finally doing it beautiful. It’s interesting, though, right for him.” that older ladies mostly say it.”
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“‘You’re a good worker and “‘You’re the handyman.’ I hear hardest-working it from my kid I’ve ever seen.’ customers. I My mom and always try to do a friends have said good job, and I that. I felt great work hard as well. about what I’ve Almost every job accomplished in I’ve done, I hear school. Mr. that compliment.” Shingleton had praise for me, too.”
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“From my grown children, I recently heard them say that they wouldn’t have changed a bit about their childhood. Things weren’t always perfect, but we made the best of it.”
Peninsula Voices That publication has been a source of division in our country for the same 236 years and now has reached a level of divisiveness that has permanently changed our nation by overwhelming democratic values. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of “vulture capitalism” and tipped the scales to the far right. Democracy is about equity. Capitalism is about inequity; as long as there is some balance, meaning regulations, the majority of the country does fairly well. The capitalists have won this war, and a large number of people in the United States are the losers. Capitalists have convinced much of the Ameri‘Vulture capitalism’ can public that if the govAs Americans celebrated ernment uses tax monies the cohesive act of July 4, to help anyone but them, 1776, and Thomas Jefferwe are all going to socialist son’s writing of the Declahell. ration of Independence, In the world of “vulture capitalism,” there is no Adam Smith published a need to support “the commanifesto called Wealth of mon good.” Nations that same year.
Why have we heard nothing from the EPA or the environmentalists about the terrific flow of mud into the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the Elwha River? If this was caused by private industry, you can bet there would be a big howl. I invite any of you to come to my house on the west bluff any day of the week and watch the mud plume. Most days, due to tide and wind, the plume gets pushed east, almost to Ediz Hook. Surely by this time, all sea life on the bottom has been smothered. Dick Baty, Port Angeles
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unfettered support for Dale Holiday’s candidacy for Clallam County commissioner. She has every quality TWO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Native necessary, including the American tribes are protesting a decision by Caliability to understand the fornia officials to postpone the relicensing process deep and unshakable confor four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River. nections between various The Hoopa and Resighini tribes are upset over systems — economic, envilast week’s unanimous vote by the state Water ronmental, health, public Resources Control Board to put the process on hold well-being — when considfor another year. ering and making decisions. The tribes want the dams to undergo a Clean Her work with the Water Act certification process, so their owner, North Olympic Land Trust Portland, Ore.-based utility PacifiCorp, will be shows she understands the forced to remove toxic algae and make it easier for value of sensible conservafish to travel. tion. PacifiCorp officials say it doesn’t make sense to Her work with the go through the costly relicensing process because Olympic Peninsula Tourthe dams could be removed in 2020 under a lawism Commission undersuit settlement agreement. scores her knowledge of the The Associated Press need for economic development. Her Ph.D. in planning Poor adults and children tions because that’s hapdemonstrates the skills don’t need the protection of pening now. and experience needed to If you support Republihealth insurance or even a not only come up with a cans, you are supporting decent diet. Schools and positive vision for Clallam the loss of Medicare and the public workers will sufCounty, but implement it, Social Security. fer. which would provide a Workers’ pay has vibrant future for all of us. Bill Lowman, dropped, and benefits will She glides steadily Sequim disappear. through choppy waters. The crime rate will go Modest and organized, For Holiday up. she neither gloats nor Those are easy predicsighs. I’m writing to express
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I can seldom back anyone running for a public position but believe she’d be effective and a good listener. With no reservations, she’s got my vote. Helen Sears, Port Angeles
For Chapman The ballots are now out, so I know the primary election is near. And I find that I’m really curious about something related to the [Clallam] county commissioner race. (What a strange race this is!) I recall when the Republican and Democratic parties used to push hard for their candidates, even in primaries. But I haven’t heard one word from the local party chairmen about their support for anybody. The Republicans have only one person on the ballot, yet there has been no public endorsement. Why not? TURN
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Peninsula Voices CONTINUED FROM A8 with an open mind. Now is the time to elect We have two Democratic a person with her skills and dedication. candidates, and it’s the Kathleen O’Neill, same thing. Port Angeles Does the local party support either of them? Or, as the rumor mill For Rohrer suggests, did the party’s As a trial lawyer who central committee refuse to has practiced law in support the first person who Clallam County for nearly threw her hat in the ring 20 years, I am supporting and later to simply ignore Erik Rohrer for Superior the second one? Court judge. Could it be that leaders He is the candidate with of both parties locally want the greatest breadth and to see County Commisdepth of experience. sioner Mike Chapman reAs a lawyer, Erik worked elected? in private practice before If that’s the case, they’re opening the first attorney smart people, even if they general’s office in Clallam are politicians. County. Mike has been a terrific While working for the county commissioner and attorney general, he repredeserves to be re-elected. sented the state in lawsuits I urge you to vote for filed against it in Superior Mike Chapman. Court and in juvenileDon Durham, dependency cases in family Sequim court. His law practice involved For Long extensive court appearances, and he has tried more than It is commendable in 200 cases as a lawyer. these contentious political As the elected District times that so many are Court judge in Forks for interested in serving as more than 10 years, he reg[Clallam] county commisularly presides over bench sioner. and jury trials. However, in listening to He also has experience the five individuals, it becomes apparent that one’s presiding in Superior Court as a commissioner and as experience, qualifications an elected judge pro tem. and integrity far outbests None of the other candithe others. dates has the depth of expeFor years, Sandy Long rience as a lawyer, and none has devoted her time and considerable talents to mak- has served as an elected ing Clallam County a better judge. His experience will serve place to live. the community well. Running as an indepenAs a lawyer, I want to dent, Long promises to listen to all sides of the issues elect a judge who will understand my clients’ legal affecting our community
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Smallest herd in years A WIDESPREAD DROUGHT that’s forcing ranchers to sell off animals has helped shrink the nation’s cattle herd to its smallest number in at least four decades. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Friday that the number of cattle and calves in the United States totaled 97.8 million head as of July 1. That’s 2 percent less than a year ago. Overall, it’s the smallest cattle inventory since the agency began a July count in 1973. The Associated Press issues and treat them fairly. I have appeared before Judge Rohrer in court and know he is an outstanding judge. As a taxpayer, I want to elect a judge who already knows how to do the job. The job of Superior Court judge is too complex and too important to elect someone without sufficient experience. That is why I am voting for Erik Rohrer, and I urge you to do the same. Deborah M. Nelson, Sequim
For McCloud I have met Supreme Court, Position 9 candidate Sheryl Gordon McCloud several times in the past few months. We invited friends and colleagues to our home to meet her. All were impressed. She has been available on our Peninsula a number of times — certainly more often than other candidates for statewide office.
At every encounter, I become more and more impressed with her poise, legal knowledge and commitment to the letter and intent of our federal and state constitutions. She understands the responsibilities of a justice of the Supreme Court. She is a solid legal thinker and scholar and an exceptional practitioner. In the 30-plus years of my legal career, I have hired, trained and managed literally hundreds of attorneys. I have come to recognize talent and legal integrity. Sheryl rings true in every criteria I established both for myself and for those I worked with and called respected colleagues. She will make a fine justice. Please vote for her Aug. 7 and send her to the court in November. Wilford W. “Bud” Johansen, Sequim
Conscious omission or oversight? In the July 18 edition of the Peninsula Daily News, a reporter wrote a fairly accurate description of Monday evening’s District 6 Republican candidates forum but did not include the candidates’ answers to two questions: What is your position on right to life or right to choose? What is your position on same-sex marriage? These two issues are hotbutton subjects for conservatives, and their answers deserve publication. The omission of the candidates’ answers to these two questions in the article is suspect. As the candidates had opposing positions, was the omission intentional, so that pro-life and advocates of same-sex marriage might not be aware of the candidates’ positions or simply an oversight? The PDN owes voters complete information, not editorial by omission. The responses as I recall: Candidate Young: Prolife and against same-sex marriage. Candidate Eichner: Prolife and against same-sex marriage. Candidate Driscoll: Supports women’s right to choose and same sex-marriage. Candidate Cloud: “Will support the law” (this may be in error. I have placed two calls to the campaign to clarify). Pete Church-Smith, Sequim
EDITOR’S NOTE: Wednesday’s report was edited only because of space limitations. Positions on same-sex marriage are among the issues discussed in the congressional candidates’ own words in the PDN’s North Olympic Peninsula Voter Guide, published Friday and accessible online at www.peninsuladailynews. com until the Aug. 7 election.
Dog in store One day recently, I was going into a Sequim business that sells food. In front of me was a female with a house-pet dog. I thought that a store that sells food products would not allow people to bring a pet dog into the store. (Dogs for the blind are allowed.) When asked, the woman with the pet told me to mind my own affairs. I replied that this was my affair because the pet was in the same store at the same time I was. When I went to the customer desk to inquire about the store policy on this matter, the person could not locate the store manager. I would not give out my name, address and phone number — and that is where this whole question came to an end, much to my rising blood pressure. I feel that I am under no obligation to give out that information to find out what the store’s policy is on this since it should be public knowledge to begin with. Joel K. Pursell, Sequim
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SATURDAY, JULY 14, at about 6:30 p.m., I observed a law enforcement vehicle tailgating the car in front of him on Highway 101 going west. That was not only not safe but had to be intimidating for the driver. If that same officer saw us doing that, I’m sure we would be pulled over and getting a safe driving speech. A RANT FOR a horrible driver: I was almost smashed into a parking lot July 14 by a texting driver who had no clue I was in his path. Sound advice to the driver: Put your brains back into your driving. It is clear your text message was more important than running over a smaller vehicle. RANT TO THOSE who resent constructive criticism that is meant to be a valuable learning tool to help you improve in areas that are the weakest. Folks, what is so negative about keeping your mind open to the possibility of learning and growing from your mistakes and shortcomings? You are the ones who see that glass half-empty. THIS IS A rant to all the
siblings who put their elderly mom and dad in a nursing home when all they want is peace and death in their own home. Shame on you people. RANT TO THE human maggot that dropped crab guts, shells and 500 maggots in the trash can at QFC [market] in Sequim: You are disgusting. May karma knock you down.
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PENINSULA DAILY NEWS for Sunday, July 22, 2012 SECTION
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Adam Scott of Australia watches his shot off the eighth tee during the third round of the British Open on Saturday.
Scott leading by four shots BY DOUG FERGUSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Adam Scott has never had a better chance to end that long wait for a major championship — mostly because of that long putter. Scott stayed in the game early with two key par saves, pulled away with three birdies around the turn and was solid at the end Saturday for a 2-under 68 that gave him a fourshot lead going into the final round at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. “It was all pretty solid stuff, considering the circumstances and how much trouble there is on this golf course,” Scott said. The golf course, even without wind for three days, swallowed up Brandt Snedeker during a 10-hole stretch in the middle of the round and nearly knocked him out of contention. This is the fourth time in the last nine majors that someone took at least a four-shot lead into the final round. The only player who failed to win was Rory McIlroy at the Masters in 2011. But this Open was far from over. Scott narrowly missed a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole that would have given him a share of the 54-hole Open scoring record. He settled for 11-under 199 and will play in the final group with Graeme McDowell, who had a 67 to get into the final group for the second straight time at a major. Snedeker birdied two of his last three holes to salvage a 73 and was tied with McDowell. Right behind them were three major champions, starting with the guy who has won 14 of them. Tiger Woods recovered from a sloppy start and was within three shots of the lead on the front nine until Scott pulled away. Woods missed a short par putt on the 15th and didn’t give himself many good looks at birdie on the back nine for a 70, leaving him five shots behind. Woods has never won a major when trailing going into the last round. Three-time major champion Ernie Els was solid in his round of 68 and was six back, along with former Masters champion Zach Johnson, who had a 66. Even so, the biggest challenge might be the weather. If the forecast holds true — and there’s been no reason to believe that — the greatest defense of links golf could finally arrive with wind projected to gust up to 25 mph. TURN
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Former longtime Port Angeles High School boys basketball coach Lee Sinnes will be inducted Thursday into the Washington State Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Tacoma.
For the love of hoops Former PA coach joining Hall of Fame BY BRAD LABRIE PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES — The Sinnes family revolves around a basketball. Head of family Lee Sinnes is a former all-state high school and Hall of Fame college basketball player, and a longtime high school coach. He coached his son and future son-in-law in high school. Both of his daughters played high school basketball. His son and son-in-law now both coach high school basketball, and coach against each other in the same league. And his wife, Sandy, well — she lives and breathes basketball. “We are both crazy for basketball,” Sandy Sinnes said about her and her husband. It was a match made in heaven for the Port Angeles High School sweethearts. Lee was the star basketball player, earning all-state honors his senior year in 1966. Sandy Olsen never missed a
game her boyfriend played in. She even followed Lee to all of his road games. “His parents were so good to take me to all the away games,” she said. Lee Sinnes went on to have a four-year Hall of Fame career at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma as a 6-foot-5 forward. Sandy, also a PLU student, was there at every game. They married during their junior year. “I married the whole basketball team,” Sandy said. “All of the players came over to our house.”
Becomes a coach After leaving college, Lee coached high school basketball for 37 years, 24 as a head coach. And all but six of those years were at Port Angeles. Sandy was there for almost every game. Lee and Sandy named their second child, a girl, after one of their favorite high school teams. Lee, who witnessed many
Banquet set for Thursday LEE SINNES WILL be inducted at the state basketball coaches’ Hall of Fame banquet Thursday at the Tacoma Elks Pavilion at Allenmore Golf Course. The event begins with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and induction ceremony at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $30 per person. Those planning to attend should RSVP to Dave Dickson at 360-2015218 or email at david.dick email@example.com. Peninsula Daily News changes in the sport over the years — including introduction of a shot clock, adding a 3-point line and the start of Title IX as girls were given the opportunity to play sports — will be inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Thursday. Sandy will be there. “I owe my success to my wife,” Lee Sinnes said. “A coach is away from his family a lot,
and she supported me the whole way.” Sandy admits that it was a big change when her young husband first became a coach. ““I married a basketball player, not a basketball coach,” Sandy said. But Sandy quickly adjusted to being a coach’s wife. “I went to all his games, and I even kept score the first few years,” she said. Sandy, who should get an assist at Thursday’s Hall of Fame banquet, was pregnant with the couple’s second child during the fateful 1975 season when Lee was coaching Mark Morris of Longview as the Monarchs made a run at state. It was his fifth year of coaching when an underrated Mark Morris team shocked a lot of people by capturing second in state to Cleveland. “We had seven seniors on the team but none of them went on to play college basketball,” Sinnes said. “They were intelligent, and they understood what we wanted to do.” During the state playoffs, an area newspaper wrote that Mark Morris was making “a Cinderella run at state.” TURN
Area teams roll through tourney PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
HOQUIAM — Pool play was close to perfect for the North Olympic Peninsula teams competing in the Pacific Northwest Babe Ruth Softball tourney Thursday and Friday. The story of the tournament has been the little girls who could. In two days of 10U play the Forks team that didn’t even expect to be here has gone 4-0 and earned the first seed in bracket play. In their opening game against Umpqua Valley on Thursday, they traded leads until the final inning when, trailing 10-8, they scored three runs in the top of the inning, and then held on to secure an 11-10 win. They continued to roll in their three games Friday. They beat Ellensburg 15-3, Meridian, Id., 8-4, and then finished the day by shutting out state champion Hoquiam 4-0. In 12U play, North Olympic remained perfect. They opened with an ugly 11-10 win over Hoquiam. It was the first game of the tournament season in which they have
Softball been behind, but they scored three runs in the final inning to win. Then they had another extrainning tilt with Ellensburg. Tied 2-2 after six innings, the North Olympic girls scored four runs in the top of the seventh to win 6-2. On Friday they defeated an undermanned Upper Rogue, Ore., team 15-2 to enter bracket play as the top seed. The only thing to spoil the Peninsula’s perfect record was North Olympic’s opening-game loss in 16U play Thursday. North Olympic had nemesis Hoquiam on the ropes, leading 5-3 going into the bottom of the seventh. But Hoquiam loaded the bases and then cleared them with a game-ending triple to win 6-5. Friday North Olympic responded by squaring their record with a 13-3 win over Umpqua Valley, Ore. Those same two teams were scheduled to meet Saturday in elimination play.
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Forks’ Rian Peters steals third against Ellensburg on Friday in Hoquiam during the 10U softball regional playoffs. Forks went into bracket play with the top seed after cruising through pool play without losing.
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Bowling LAUREL LANES Thursday Spring Classic No. 2 Men’s high game: Bruce McCurdy, 222; men’s high series: George Kennedy, 615. Women’s high game: Janet Elofson, 187; women’s high series: Janet Elofson, 467. Leading team: Pin Busters. Monday Spring Classic Men’s high game: Travis Darting, 279; men’s high series: Kevin Tachell, 683. Women’s high game: Brenda Halton, 198; women’s high series: Pat Smith, 471. Leading team: Angeles Window Wash and Longhouse Market Deli are tied.
Golf PENINSULA GOLF CLUB Wednesday Merchant League — Week 12 Team Points 1. Fryer Insurance 189.5 2. Team Crestwood 186.5 3. Dream Team 179 4. Glass Services 166 5. Triggs Dental Lab No. 1 143.5 6. Les Schwab 133 7. Elwood Allstate 131 8. APS Electrical 126 9. Laurel Lanes No. 2 121 10. Laurel Lanes No. 1 116 11. John L. Scott 111 12. Lakeside Industries 111 13. Peninsula College 108 14. Callis Insurance 108 15. Triggs Dental Lab No. 2 107 16. Joshua’s 102.5 17. Taylor Made Construction 101 18. D&K Painting 95.5 19. Windermere 95 20. Next Door 56 21. Olympic Restoration 46.5 Division One (0 to 7 handicap) Individual gross: Rick Hoover, 32; Mark Mitrovich, 34. Individual net: Tony Dunscomb, 33; Gene Norton, 33; Rena Peabody, 34; Kurt Anderson, 34; Andy Callis, 34; Jack Heckman, 34. Division Two (8 to 12 handicap) Individual gross: Trent Peppard, 41; Chris Hoare, 43. Individual net: Andy Rose, 31; Gary Smith, 32; Mike Robinson, 34; Mike Schaefermeyer, 34; Steve Moreno, 35; Joe Gentry, 35; Rob Onnen, 35. Division Three (13 and up handicap) Individual gross: Levi Liberty, 46; Randy Perry, 46. Individual net: Chris Christie, 30; Jacob Tweter, 33; Joan Hanson, 33; Brian DeFrang, 33; Brian Meek, 33; Tommy Mathews, 34; Barb Thompson, 35; Dean Burton, 35. Tuesday Men’s Club Better Nine Individual gross: Mike DuPuis, 33; Rob Botero, 34; Rick Parkhurst, 34. Individual net: Mike Ferong, 29.5; Steve Main, 30.5; Jim Root, 30.5; Dave Boerigter, 30.5; Ming Chang, 31; Duane Vernon, 31; Daryl Jensen, 31.5; Jerry Sparks, 31.5. Team Gross: Mike DuPuis and Rob Botero, 64; Mike DuPuis and Kevin Russell, 67; Mike DuPuis and Todd Irwin, 67. Team net: Mike Ferong and Ming Chang, 54; Mike Ferong and Gene Hitt, 57; Gordon Thomson and Dave Boerigter, 58; Gordon Thomson and Gene Norton, 59; Lyle Andrus and Herb Renner, 59; Ray Santiago and Bernie Anselmo, 60; Daryl Jensen and Ray Dooley, 60; Gordon Thomson and Steve Jones, 60; Gordon Thomson and Gene Middleton, 60. SUNLAND GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB Tuesday Couples Club 1-2-3 Net Best Ball 1. Marine and Leonard Hirschfeld and Witta Priester and Dikc Baughn, 124; 2. Cec Black and Russ McClelland, 125; Nadia Saulsbury and Bob Hilsmann, 125; Rose Lauritsen and Ed Jones, 125; MJ and Dave Anderson, 125. Closest to pin No. 17: Bruce Mullikin, 7 ft. 3 in.; Witta Priester, 15 ft. Thursday, July 12 SWGA Summer Field Day Modified 2 Best Ball of Foursome 1. Marine Hirschfeld, Marie White, Jane Ratliff, and Marsha Carr, 142; 2. Carol Goodman, Janet Real, Shirley Mullikin, and Mura Glenn, 150; 2. Dana Burback, Alice Myers, Hilda Duncan, Nonie Dunphy, 43. Closest to pin Division One: Marie White, 45 ft. 7 in. Division Two: Janet Real, 20 ft. 11 in. Long drive Division One: Ruth Lowe. Division Two: Dorene Berard. Division Three: Janet Littlefield. Straight Drive field: Carol Goodman. Longest Putt Field: Janet Littlefield, 14 ft. 7. CEDARS AT DUNGENESS Friday Team Points 1. Eagle Home Mortgage 15.5 2. Eric’s RV Repair 15 3. Sequim Plumbing 13.5 4. Kettel’s 76 12 5. Mischmidt 11.5 6. Dungeness Golf Shop 10.5 7. Skyridge Golf Club 10.5 8. Dungeness Plumbing 10 9. Raske Insurance 10 10. Windermere Sequim East 8.5 11. Stymie’s Bar and Grill 8 12. Jamestown Aces 7 13. Bigg Dogg 4.5 14. Team McAleer-RE/Max 3.5 Weekly Results Eagle Home Mortgage 5.5, Bigg Dogg 4.5 Jamestown 7, Dungeness Golf Shop 3 Eric’s RV Repair 5, Dungeness Plumbing 5 Sequim Plumbing 6, Skyridge Golf Club 4 Raske Insurance 5.5, Stymie’s Bar and Grill 4.5 Kettel’s 76 7, Windermere Sequim East 3 Mischmidt 9, Team McAleer-RE/Max 1 Low handicap division Individual gross: Gary Kettel, 35; Sid Krumpe, 35; Ron Sather, 36; Scott Mackay, 38. Individual net: Eric Lane, 31; Duane Schoessler, 31; Gary Abrams, 32; Everett Thometz, 34; Dusty Henry, 34. Closet to pin No. 11 Low handicap division: Scott Mackay, 11 ft. 2 in.
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Bradley Wiggins of Britain, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, celebrates as he crosses the finish line of the 19th stage of the the Tour de France, an individual time trial over 53.5 kilometers (33.2 miles) with start in Bonneval and finish in Chartres, France on Saturday.
High handicap division: Levi Larsen, 48 ft. 1 in. High handicap division Individual gross: Bill Francis, 42; Judy Reno, 45; Allan Patton, 48; Levi Larsen, 48. Individual net: Matt Bailey, 30; Brad Chitwood, 30; Steve Brown, 31; Scott Chitwood, 33. Closest to pin No. 17 Low handicap division: Scott Mackay, 7 ft. 5 in. High handicap division: Eric Adams, 7 ft. 11 in. Wednesday Men’s Club Field Day Four Man Shotgun— Two Bet Nets Per Hole 1. Allen Balla, David Johnson, Gary Williams, and James Engel, 114; 2. Everett Thometz, Don Walker, Jay Howard, and Frank Lagambina, 117; 3. Bruce Durning, Jarvis Charles Schumacher, Ray Ballantyne, and Bates Bankert, 118; 4. Fred Harrison, Mike Sutton, Brian McArdle, and Robert Schwarzrock, 119; 5. Robert Mares, Steve Lewis, Ed Busch, and Robert Hammond, 120. Chipping Contest 1. Dave Robert, 0 ft.; 2. George Howard, 0 ft.— 7.5 in; 3. Dave Yasumura, 0 ft.—20 in.; 4. Bob Hammond, 1 ft. Tuesday Women’s 18 Hole Golf Group ONES Division One Marlene Erickson, 31.5; Judy Reno, 31.5; Olympa Brehm, 33; Carolyn Gill, 35.5. Division Two Dian Woodle, 30.5; Jackie Davis, 31; Bonney Bensen, 32.5; Arlene Cox, 35.5; Betty Kettel, 35.5. Closest to pin Division One No. 4: Barb Burrows, 13 ft. 2 in. No. 11: Barb Burrow, 27 ft. 1 in. Division Two No. 4: Lilli Gomesn, 36 ft. 11 in. No. 11: Nancy Schoessler, 11 ft. 4 in. Putts Division One Pat Conway, 31; P. Schumacher, 34; B. Burrows, 34. Chip Ins No. 6: Jackie Davis. No. 1: Joanie Oakes. No. 17: Bonney Benson. Birdies No. 15: Pat Schumacher. No. 17: Dian Woodle. SKYRIDGE GOLF COURSE Thursday Stars And Stripes 27 Hole Tournament Team gross: Jeff Pedersen and Mark Willis, 144; Adam Mackay and Shane Price, 150. Team net: Travis Priest and John Haggar, 122.2; Bob Madsen and Toby Weidenheimer, 130.6; Scott Mackay and Lance Gardner, 131.9. DISCOVERY BAY GOLF COURSE Thursday 1. Janie Marcus 0; 2. Barb Aldrick, 1; Sheila Kilmer, 1; 3. Janet Nelson, 2; Lynn Pierle, 2. Sunday, July 15 Purple Tee Day Individual gross: Ken Chace, 71; Scott Mackay, 72. Individual net: Paul Boucher, 60; Toby Weidenheimer, 60; Don Daniels, 61; Mike Penna, 64; Rich Garvey, 65.
Softball Women’s League Championship Shaltry’s Orthodontics 11, Shirley’s Cafe 7 Men’s Gold Division Championship Resurrection 16, Coo Coo Nest 7 Men’s Purple Division Championship Next Door Gastropub 10, Dominoes 8
Youth Sports North Washington 14 Year Old State Babe Ruth Tournament Port Angeles Volunteer Field Friday scores Sequim 14, Skagit Valley Sox 4 North Kitsap 5, Ellensburg 2 Sedro-Woolley 11, Moses Lake 4 North Olympic (Port Angeles) 6, Oak Harbor 4 Thursday scores Sequim 14, Moses Lake 5
North Kitsap 14, Oak Harbor 2 Skagit Valley Sox 2, Sedro-Woolley 1 (8 innings) North Olympic (Port Angeles) 21, Ellensburg 13 (8 innings)
Hole-In-One Cedars At Dungeness Jac Osborn of Sequim aced a hole in one on No. 8 using a wedge. This is his eighteenth hole in one.
Baseball Rays 4, Mariners 3, 14 innings Friday night Tampa Bay ab r hbi ab r hbi Ackley 2b 6 0 0 0 BUpton cf 6122 Ichiro rf 6 1 1 0 C.Pena 1b 6110 C.Wells cf 6 0 1 1 Zobrist 2b-rf 4 1 3 1 Jaso dh 4 0 1 0 Joyce rf 3010 JMontr c 5 0 0 0 Conrad ph-2b 3 0 0 0 Seager 3b 5 1 1 0 Kppngr 3b 4011 Smoak 1b 6 0 0 0 Scott dh 4010 Peguer lf 5 1 1 2 Matsui ph-dh 2 0 0 0 Ryan ss 5 0 0 0 DJnngs lf 5110 JMolin c 20 00 Loaton ph-c 3 0 1 0 SRdrgz ss 3 0 0 0 EJhnsn ph-ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 48 3 5 3 Totals 48 411 4 Seattle
Seattle 100 000 200 000 00—3 Tampa Bay 000 002 100 000 01—4 One out when winning run scored. E—J.Molina (4), S.Rodriguez 2 (13). DP— Seattle 2. LOB—Seattle 7, Tampa Bay 13. 2B—C.Wells (8), Zobrist 2 (23), De.Jennings (9). 3B—Ichiro (5). HR—Peguero (1), B.Upton (9). SB—Ackley (9), B.Upton (16), Zobrist (12), De.Jennings (17). CS—Seager (3). S—J. Molina. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Iwakuma 6 6 2 2 1 7 Delabar BS,2-2 2/3 2 1 1 0 1 O.Perez 1/3 0 0 0 1 0 League 2 1 0 0 1 2 Luetge 2/3 0 0 0 1 1 Kinney 2 1/3 0 0 0 3 3 Wilhelmsen L,3-2 1 1/3 2 1 1 0 1 Tampa Bay Shields 7 2/3 4 3 3 2 10 Jo.Peralta 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 Rodney 2 0 0 0 0 2 Farnsworth 1 0 0 0 0 1 Howell 2 0 0 0 0 2 Badenhop 1/3 1 0 0 1 1 McGee W,3-2 2/3 0 0 0 0 1 O.Perez pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. League pitched to 1 batter in the 10th. HBP—by Kinney (Zobrist), by Shields (Jaso). WP—O.Perez. Umpires—Home, Brian Runge; First, Tim McClelland; Second, Ted Barrett; Third, Marvin Hudson. T—4:46. A—14,143 (34,078).
American League West Division W L Pct GB Texas 55 37 .598 — Los Angeles 51 43 .543 5 Oakland 49 44 .527 6½ Seattle 40 55 .421 16½ East Division W L Pct GB New York 57 36 .613 — Baltimore 49 44 .527 8 Tampa Bay 49 45 .521 8½ Boston 48 46 .511 9½ Toronto 46 47 .495 11 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 50 43 .538 — Detroit 50 44 .532 ½ Cleveland 47 46 .505 3 Kansas City 39 53 .424 10½ Minnesota 39 54 .419 11 Friday’s Games Baltimore 10, Cleveland 2 Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 2 Tampa Bay 4, Seattle 3, 14 innings Toronto 6, Boston 1
Minnesota 2, Kansas City 1, 11 innings Oakland 3, N.Y. Yankees 2 L.A. Angels 6, Texas 1 Saturday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Detroit, late Texas at L.A. Angels, late Baltimore at Cleveland, late Minnesota at Kansas City, late Seattle at Tampa Bay, late Toronto at Boston, late N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, late Today’s Games Chicago White Sox (Humber 4-4) at Detroit (Ja.Turner 0-1), 10:05 a.m. Toronto (H.Alvarez 5-7) at Boston (Lester 5-7), 10:35 a.m. Seattle (Beavan 4-6) at Tampa Bay (M.Moore 6-6), 10:40 a.m. Minnesota (Deduno 0-0) at Kansas City (Guthrie 0-0), 11:10 a.m. Baltimore (Britton 0-0) at Cleveland (Tomlin 5-6), 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 10-3) at Oakland (B.Colon 6-8), 1:05 p.m. Texas (M.Harrison 12-4) at L.A. Angels (Haren 6-8), 5:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Baltimore at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m. Boston at Texas, 5:05 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 5:10 p.m. Kansas City at L.A. Angels, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Seattle, 7:10 p.m.
National League West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 52 41 .559 — Los Angeles 51 44 .537 2 Arizona 45 48 .484 7 San Diego 40 55 .421 13 Colorado 35 57 .380 16½ East Division W L Pct GB Washington 53 39 .576 — Atlanta 52 41 .559 1½ New York 47 47 .500 7 Miami 44 49 .473 9½ Philadelphia 41 53 .436 13 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 53 40 .570 — Pittsburgh 52 40 .565 ½ St. Louis 48 45 .516 5 Milwaukee 44 48 .478 8½ Chicago 38 54 .413 14½ Houston 34 60 .362 19½ Friday’s Games Atlanta 11, Washington 10, 11 innings Pittsburgh 4, Miami 3 San Francisco 7, Philadelphia 2 L.A. Dodgers 7, N.Y. Mets 6 Cincinnati 3, Milwaukee 1 St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 1 Arizona 13, Houston 8 San Diego 9, Colorado 5 Saturday’s Games Atlanta 4, Washington 0, 1st game L.A. Dodgers 8, N.Y. Mets 5 San Francisco at Philadelphia, late Atlanta at Washington, late, 2nd game, late Miami at Pittsburgh, late Milwaukee at Cincinnati, late Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, late Houston at Arizona, late Colorado at San Diego, late Today’s Games L.A. Dodgers (Eovaldi 1-6) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 7-4), 10:10 a.m. Milwaukee (Fiers 3-3) at Cincinnati (Cueto 11-5), 10:10 a.m. Atlanta (Jurrjens 3-3) at Washington (Detwiler 4-3), 10:35 a.m. Miami (A.Sanchez 5-6) at Pittsburgh (Karstens 2-2), 10:35 a.m. San Francisco (Zito 8-6) at Philadelphia (Blanton 8-8), 10:35 a.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 4-4) at St. Louis (Lynn 11-4), 11:15 a.m. Colorado (Friedrich 5-7) at San Diego (Ohlendorf 3-0), 1:05 p.m. Houston (Lyles 2-6) at Arizona (Collmenter 1-2), 1:10 p.m. Monday’s Games Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 4:10 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 4:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston, 5:05 p.m.
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Transactions Baseball Major League Baseball MLB: Suspended Cleveland RHP Roberto Hernandez three weeks for engaging in age and identity fraud. American League Baltimore Orioles: Added INF Omar Quintanilla to the roster. Designated OF Steve Pearce for assignment. Chicago White Sox: Acquired RHP Brett Myers and cash considerations from Houston for RHP Matt Heidenreich and LHP Blair Walters and a player to be named. Optioned RHP Brian Omogrosso to Charlotte (IL). Reinstated RHP Jesse Crain from the 15-day DL. Minnesota Twins: Placed 1B Justin Morneau on the paternity list. Recalled 1B Chris Parmelee from Rochester (IL). Tampa Bay Rays: Placed DH Luke Scott on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Cesar Ramos from Durham (IL). Texas Rangers: Announced C Yorvit Torrealba was reinstated from restricted list. Optioned C Luis Martinez to Round Rock (PCL). Toronto Blue Jays: Placed RHP Jason Frasor on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 17. National League Arizona Diamondbacks: Reinstated RHP Takashi Saito from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jonathan Albaladejo to Reno (PCL). Atlanta Braves: Placed OF Matt Diaz on the 15-day DL. Activated LHP Jonny Venters from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Randall Delgado from Gwinnett (IL). New York Mets: Placed LHP Johan Santana on the 15-day DL. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP Evan Meek from Indianapolis (IL). Placed RHP Juan Cruz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 18. Washington Nationals: Recalled LHP John Lannan from Syracuse (IL). Reinstated OF Xavier Nady from the 15-day DL and designated him for assignment.
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Love: Positive role model for kids CONTINUED FROM B1 one of the many Port Angeles clans that have enriched Lee Sinnes told the team Sinnes’ life. “Coaching local families that he and Sandy would name their second child has been a real award for after the team, Cinderella, me,” he said. if it was a girl. And that’s how Cindy, Leading the way now 37, received her name. And no family has domiAnother one of Sinnes’ all-time favorite teams was nated Port Angeles hoops in the 1997 Port Angeles recent years more than the squad, which also made a Madisons. First there was Mike good state run. That Roughriders team Madison, the uncle of still has a school record of James, Jon, Jake and Jessica Madison. 22 consecutive wins. Enough players for their It also claimed seventh place in state, and along the own basketball team. Sinnes coached Mike way beat Lincoln High School of Tacoma — one of back in 1976. Mike Madison the most talented teams in was all-state for the Riders, state — by three points for and later All-American for the West Central District Concordia University in Portland. championship. James was all-state in “That was probably the most well-played high 1995 and went on to play at school game I have coached,” Cleveland State. Jon took his prep allSinnes said. “I had some good players state status to University of on that team. The seniors Anchorage Alaska, and a were on the team since few years later sister Jes1995 as sophomores when sica followed him to the James Madison was a same school. Sinnes coached all five of senior.” Madison probably was the Madisons, and was able the best player Sinnes has to help coach Jessica when coached, and could be the he was a varsity assistant top male player ever for the in the girls program late in his career. Riders. Another highlight of Madison still holds the boys school career scoring Sinnes’ career was coaching record but was surpassed his son, Matt, who graduoverall by his little sister, ated in 2004. “Coaching my son was Jessica, who now owns the all-time career scoring very special,” he said. Another highlight was record at Port Angeles. The Madison family is coaching his future son-in-
“[Lee Sinnes] has coached winning programs at both Mark Morris and Port Angeles. He has contributed to his communities. But you don’t get inducted just for winning. Lee has been a positive role model for kids throughout the years.” DAVE DENNY Former Hall inductee who will introduce Sinnes at banquet law and godson, Jason Carrell, in 1991 and ’92. Matt Sinnes currently coaches Puyallup High School basketball while his brother-in-law coaches at Bethel in Spanaway. Both teams play in the 4A South Puget Sound League. Carrell and Shari Sinnes, Lee and Sandy’s oldest daughter, were sweethearts at Port Angeles High School.
Parents meet Lee and Sandy met Jason’s parents through the kids. Sandy and Rhonda Carrell have been best friends ever since. And when Jason’s father died when he was 15, Lee Sinnes offered to help raise him, and the Sinnes’ became his godparents. That’s all to explain about the T-shirts when the Bethel Braves and Puyallup Vikings play each other in basketball. Talk about stretching the parents’ loyalty a little bit.
Rhonda wears a T-shirt that says on front “Bethel Braves’ coach is my son.” On back is the message, “Puyallup Vikings’ coach is my godson.” Sandy wears a T-shirt that says on front “Puyallup Vikings’ coach is my son.” The back says, you guessed it, “Bethel Braves’ coach is my godson.” Another interesting twist to the story is that Matt married his co-coach. Well, that was a few years ago when Matt was applying for his first head coaching job at a junior high school in the Bethel school district. His future wife, Sarah, was applying for the same job.
Both get job The school administration couldn’t decide between them and named them cocoaches. The rest is history as they say. And now Sarah is pregnant with the couple’s first child. Lee Sinnes will be intro-
duced at the Hall of Fame banquet by his longtime friend, fellow coach, fellow Hall of Fame inductee and 1964 Port Angeles High School graduate, Dave Denny.
In Hall six years Denny, who made it to the Hall in 2006, will have a lot to say about his old friend. “It’s a huge honor for Lee to be inducted into the Hall,” Denny said. “It’s an honor anytime you’re recognized by your peers. “The reasons he’s being inducted is that he’s been a great coach for a long period of time. He has coached winning programs at both Mark Morris and Port Angeles. “He has contributed to his communities. “But you don’t get inducted just for winning. “Lee has been a positive role model for kids throughout the years.” And, as in most families, Lee’s wife gets the final say. “I love Lee more now than when we first met,” Sandy said. “He has been a great father, husband, counselor and friend, and he set a good example for the kids. “I wouldn’t change anything.” And for the love of basketball, there goes the Sinnes family.
Sinnes Highlights HIGHLIGHTS OF LEE Sinnes career: ■ Conference coach of the year eight times ■ Washington state 3A coach of the year in 1995 ■ The Seattle Times coach of the year in 1997 ■ Head coach for 24 years at Yelm, Mark Morris and Port Angeles ■ Assistant coach for 13 years ■ Total win-lose record: 279-238 ■ Regular season win-lose record: 260-219 ■ District win-lose record: 13-14 ■ State win-lose record: 6-5 ■ Number of winning seasons: 16 ■ Number of topfour finishes in league: 17 ■ Number of league championships: 7 ■ Number of teams qualified for district: 14 ■ Number of teams qualified for state: 6 ■ State championship games: 2A runnerup in 1975 ■ Port Angeles High School: 4 league champions, 9 district appearances, 1 district championship, 1 state appearance (seventh place)
Golf: Scott hopes to hold lead through finals making sure he didn’t get into position for big numbers. The lone scare came on the 17th, when he pushed his approach into a bunker. Scott looked at the lie and figured he might have a chance to make it. He told his caddie, Steve Williams, “I can handle this one.”
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Brandt Snedeker plays a shot out of the bunker on the 15th hole Saturday at the British Open. Snedeker is tied for second place, four shots behind leader Adam Scott. forgotten star until he switched to the long putter in February of last year, and it has been the biggest reason for the turnaround — his runner-up at the Masters last year, winning his first World Golf Championship at Firestone, and now on the cusp of his first major. It certainly was the key to his third round. Showing nerves on the opening tee, he hit into a bunker and played a beautiful shot from the back of the wet sand to 8 feet, holing the putt for par. Scott made another par putt from the same distance
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on the third hole. And in the middle of his run of birdies — including a 30-foot putt on the eighth — he escaped with par on the 10th hole by making one from 18 feet. “To make a nice putt like that on the first and make par is obviously very settling,” Scott said. “And then to do the same thing on 3, that’s been a hole that I haven’t parred this week. From there on, I was very settled into the round and started hitting fairways and greens.” He played it safe on the back nine, giving himself a few good looks, but mostly
The shot came out pure, trickled by the cup and settled a foot away. Scott said Williams told him, “I thought you were going to handle it?” It was one of several light moments between a player searching for his first major and a caddie who has been around for 13 of them — all with Woods. The anticipation in the final hour was whether Woods could get into the final group for another reunion with Williams, whom he fired last summer. McDowell took care of that with a late surge, starting with birdies on the 13th and 14th holes, and a 15-foot birdie putt on the 17th. “I kind of felt the tournament perhaps slipping away from me a little bit and really had to dig deep for some patience,” McDowell said. “From about the 14th tee onwards, it’s probably about as good as I’ve swung the club all week.” Snedeker’s bogey-free streak — the longest to start a major championship since at least 1995 — ended
and I think over the last year or so he’s really improved his game.” Luke Donald and Lee Westwood will have to wait to try to win their first major. Donald, the No. 1 player in the world, had a 71 and was 10 shots behind. Westwood played early with Tom Watson and had a 71 to fall 15 shots behind. It’s all down to Scott, who turned pro a dozen years ago and was billed as the young Australian who swung the club like Woods. This is his best chance, poised to become the first Aussie since Greg Norman in 1993 to get his name on the claret jug. But this has been a tough year for 54-hole leaders. Five players have rallied from deficits of at least six shots this year to win, a peculiar trend that Snedeker started at Torrey Pines in January. “A four-shot lead doesn’t seem to be very much this year on any golf tournament that I’ve watched,” Scott said.
“It will be in Adam’s hands [today] if the conditions are as straightforward as they have been the last few days,” McDowell said. “Throw a bit of wind across this course like perhaps they are forecasting, he will have to go and work a lot harder and he will have to go win it. “He’s going to have to go win it anyway, for sure.” McDowell was seven shots behind as he walked up to the 13th green and found three birdies coming in to get into the last group, just as he was at Olympic Club last month in the U.S. Open, where he was one putt away from forcing a playoff. Snedeker opened this championship by playing 40 holes without a bogey, and then he couldn’t buy a par. He had to blast backward out of a bunker, chunked a pitch shot from the fairway, missed short putts and was reeling. He started with a one-shot lead and was six shots behind after only 11 holes. Snedeker rolled in a birdie on the 16th and stretched out his arms in mock wonder, and then finished with a birdie that could bode well for Sunday. “It’s just one of those things where you’ve got to find out if you have some guts or don’t,” he said. “I could have packed up and gone home today, but I didn’t.” Scott was becoming a
with a three-putt from just short of the fifth green, and it spiraled from there. With his ball a foot away from a 4-foot bunker wall, he played back toward the fairway and hit a superb pitch from 40 yards to escape with bogey on the sixth. After that, nothing went his way until the end of the round. He will be in the penultimate group with Woods, who has rallied to win from five shots behind — but never in a major. It probably would help for the wind to arrive, although Woods is skeptical about the forecast. Perhaps his best chance is for Scott to struggle with his nerves while going for his first major. “He’s been out here a long time,” said Woods, who once shared a coach (Butch Harmon) with Scott. “And he’s won a Players Championship. “I don’t think he’s really done probably as well as he’d like to in major championships. But I think that he’s maturing in his game,
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Montero finding his hitting stroke BY GREG JOHNS
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Curan Bradley of the North Olympic All-Stars pitches to an Oak Harbor batter Friday at the North Washington 14U State Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament. Olympic held on to win 6-4 after Oak Harbor loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning. The North Olympic All-Stars won their first game 21-13 in eight innings over Ellensburg. Sequim was also 2-0 heading into Saturday, beating Moses Lake 14-5 Thursday and the Skagit Valley Sox 14-4 Friday. The championship games are today at Volunteer Field in Port Angeles. The winner of the eight-team tournament will advance to the Regional Championships in The Dalles, Ore.
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SEATTLE — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch apologized Friday for drawing negative attention following his arrest last weekend on charges of driving under the influence in Northern California.
“I want to apologize to my family, the Seattle Seahawks, the NFL and the 12th Man for the negative attention resulting from my recent actions,” Lynch said in a statement released by the team. “This is not the type of community leader I have
been over the last two years or the one I’m striving to become. “I want to assure everyone that I will work to be better and look forward to a very exciting, and very successful season with the Seattle Seahawks.” Lynch was charged
Wednesday with two counts by the Alameda County, Calif., district attorney: driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and driving while having a blood-alcohol level of .08 or higher. He has an Aug. 14 court date.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Mariners catcher Jesus Montero carried a fivegame hitting streak into the series opener against the Rays, having hit .524 (11 for 21) with three doubles, a home run and eight RBIs in that span. The rookie smoked a line drive over the center-field fence in Thursday’s finale at Kansas City to highlight a 3 for 4 game with four RBIs. It had been four weeks since his last home run and he wasn’t sure about this one until he saw Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson crash into fence as the ball sailed over his head. “I didn’t know it was a home run until I saw that guy bang down out there,” Montero said. “He hit the wall hard. “It was a curveball and I reached for it. I never thought that was going to be a home run.” He wound up a triple shy of the cycle for the second time this year. “That always happens,” he said with a smile. “I did it last year with the Yankees, but it’s hard for me to get a triple. I’m too slow.” But Montero was quick with the bat during four games against the Kansas City, the 10-for-17 series hiking his batting average from .242 to .262. “We did a nice job raising his average,” said Royals manager Ned Yost. “He’s a guy that has a lot of offensive potential, a nice young hitter.” “That’s why we got him,” said Felix Hernandez, who welcomed the run support
in recording the 6-1 win. “And he’s going to keep getting better.” Montero figures the same thing will happen with the rest of his offensive mates. After the team’s recent struggles, he welcomed the group breakthrough in Kansas City and believes it’s a sign of better things to come. “We have a lot of talks in the team,” he said. “We want to do this. We want to win. We want to be better every day and do this together. That’s what we’re doing. Every single play, every single at-bat is important for us. “We’re trying every single thing to be good. And the team is doing better now.” Montero cooled a bit in Friday’s 14-inning 4-3 loss to the Rays, going 0 for 5 at the plate with a walk.
Luetge’s role increases Lucas Luetge has been primarily a left-handed specialist in his brief career with the Mariners, but that role could be expanding a bit with fellow lefty Charlie Furbush now on the 15-day disabled list. The youngster welcomes an increased role. “Oh yeah. That’s everybody’s goal,” he said. “I don’t think there should be a relief pitcher out here that doesn’t want to be a closer one day. You want to have the top spot. “It’s like every starter wants to be the ace. If you don’t want that, you shouldn’t be playing.
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Two fair, 2 tours show off fragrant flower in Sequim
ABOVE: Lavender blossoms await harvest at Port Williams Lavender on Saturday near Port Williams northeast of Sequim.
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LEFT: Three-year-old Alec Rodriguez of Poulsbo runs through a field of lavender at Washington Lavender on Finn Hall Road east of Port Angeles on Friday.
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SEQUIM — Two fairs, two tours show off one sweet product blooming throughout the SequimDungeness Valley. The Sequim Lavender Weekend — with tours of lavender farms and vendors selling lavender products — began Friday and continues today in Sequim. The Sequim Lavender Growers Association’s free “U-Tour” of seven lavender-growing operations is open from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The growers association’s Street Fair, on Fir Street between Sequim and Third avenues, is also free and open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Sequim Lavender Farmers Association’s Lavender in the Park, a gathering of vendors and entertainment at Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with free admission. The farmers association also hosts the Heritage Farm Tour of seven farms from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, with shuttle buses traveling to farms every 30 minutes. Admission is $15, $10 for active-duty military and spouses, or free for children 12 and younger, with tickets available at any of the seven participating farms, all of which have activities, Thu Chau looks on as Vi Troung sniffs bundles of lavender for sale at Graymarsh Farm north of Sequim. The Issaquah food and drink vendors, artisans’ couple were enjoying Lavender Weekend on Saturday. displays and live music. They are: BELOW: Michelle e ■ Purple Haze, 180 Bell BotDay of Tempe tom Lane. Ariz., left, takes a ■ Port Williams Lavender, photograph of 1442 Port Williams Road. Holly Draper of ■ Jardin du Soleil, 3932 Orem, Utah, Sequim-Dungeness Way. kneeling next to ■ Olympic Lavender, 1432 a bed of lavender Marine Drive. at Sunshine Herb ■ Washington Lavender, 939 and Lavender Finn Hall Road. Farm on the Miller ■ Lost Mountain Lavender, Peninsula on 1541 Taylor Cutoff Road. Saturday. ■ Sunshine Herb & Lavender, east of town at 274154 U.S. Highway 101. Lavender lovers also can drive or bicycle to one or more of the stops on the growers association’s free “U-Tour”: ■ Blackberry Forest, a lavender and berry farm at 136 Forrest Road. ■ Graysmarsh, another expanse of lavender and fruit, at 6187 Woodcock Road. ■ Nelson’s Duckpond and LavABOVE: Mary ender Farm at 73 Humble Hill Privette of Road. Normandy Park ■ Martha Lane Lavender at makes a 371 Martha Lane. lavender ■ Oliver’s Lavender Farm at wreath 82 Cameron Acres Lane. Saturday in a ■ The Lavender Connection at demonstration 1141 Cays Road. tent at Port ■ Peninsula Nurseries in its Williams new location at 1060 SequimLavender, a Dungeness Way. stop on the Information about these and Lavender Farm many other activities throughout Faire Heritage this Lavender Weekend is at www. Farm Tour. VisitSunnySequim.com.
SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
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Play cribbage free at fair PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
PORT ANGELES â€” Visitors to the Clallam County Fair can learn to play cribbage for free in the hobby and craft building. The fair will be held Aug. 16-19 at the fairgrounds.
Members of PA Peggers, the local American Cribbage Congress-sanctioned cribbage club, will teach the public this 380-year-old board game. In their booth this year will be a variety of unique and quirky cribbage boards
belonging to club members and retired emergency service workers Ron Gustafson of the Bellingham Fire Department, Jim Duff of the Honolulu Police Department and Kevin Wheeler of the Port Angeles Fire Department.
Grow greens during winter PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
â€œGrowing Your Salad Through the Winterâ€? will be presented by Selinda Barkhuis in the Clallam County commissionersâ€™ meeting room at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., at noon Thursday. organic methods and season-extension techniques. Barkhuisâ€™ garden was one of six private gardens featured on this yearâ€™s Petals and Pathways Home Garden Tour in Port Angeles. The â€œGreen Thumbs
Garden Tipsâ€? brown bag series is held the second and fourth Thursday of every month from noon to 1 p.m. Attendees may bring a lunch. For more information, phone 360-417-2279.
sending hard copies. Cover sheets are at City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., or at sequimwa.gov. Submit entries to Barbara Hanna, communications and marketing director, City of Sequim, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98382; or firstname.lastname@example.org by July 30.
$20 per session. The concert is $10 and is open to the public. To register, email info@ finnriverfarm.com or phone 360-732-6822.
Q&A â€” with Gina Spadafori and Dr. Marty Becker Q: Our dog has been â€œskunkedâ€? twice this year already. Is there anything that can get the smell off him fast? â€” via email A: If your pet ever gets skunked, the most effective de-stinking recipe is one you make fresh, from ingredients you should keep on hand. The recipe: Take 1 quart of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of liquid soap, such as Ivory. Mix and immediately apply to the stinky pet. Rinse thoroughly with clean tap water. The key is to mix the ingredients immediately before applying them to your pet. The chemical reaction bonds with the molecules that produce the smell and neutralizes them. Use a washcloth to work carefully around your dogâ€™s eyes and ears. And donâ€™t even think of storing any leftover solution. The chemical reaction of the combined ingredients cannot be contained â€” so just throw the leftovers away.
_________ Pet Connection appears every Sunday and is produced by a team of pet-care experts headed by veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker and journalist Gina Spadafori. The two are the authors of several best-selling pet-care books. Email them at pet email@example.com or visit www.petconnection. com. Or write to them c/o Universal/UClick, 1130 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64106.
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A Space Odyssey
PORT ANGELES â€” The Pacific Science Center will bring its Space Odyssey show to the North Olympic Clemente benefit Library Systemâ€™s annual CHIMACUM â€” â€œThink- summer reading program Monday and Tuesday. ing Through the Land,â€? a The program Monday series of benefit lectures for will be at the Clallam Bay the Jefferson Clemente Library, 16990 state HighCourse, will be held at way 112, at 3:30 p.m. Finnriver Farm. On Tuesday, the show The Jefferson Clemente will be at Sequim Middle Course is a free, accredited college humanities program School, 301 W. Hendrickson Road, at 10:30 a.m.; the Port for low-income adults. Angeles Library, 2210 S. Discussions will center Peabody St., at 1 p.m.; and around â€œHome, Land, Secuthe Forks Library, 171 S. rityâ€? and range across hisForks Ave., at 6 p.m. tory, philosophy, literature A demonstration on baland agriculture. loons in the vacuum of space Sessions will be led by Clemente course faculty and will begin the show, allowing attendees to contemplate local farmers. the real size of the moon, They will be held outdoors at the farm at 62 Barn investigate astronomy tools such as spectroscopes and Swallow Road off Center telescopes and cheer for a Road from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, July 31, and team in a race between a child and a flashlight, demAug. 7, 21 and 28. A benefit onstrating the concept of a concert with Deadwood Revival and dinner with the light year by comparing it with a â€œkid year.â€? Cape Cleare Salmon Cart For details about â€œDream will wrap the series Aug. 31. Big, Read!â€? and other events Tuition is $150 for the for young people, contact the full five-session course, library at 360-417-8502 or including the concert and firstname.lastname@example.org. dinner. Peninsula Daily News Drop-in is available for
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SEQUIM â€” The Sequim Centennial Committee is producing a historical, anecdotal cookbook to celebrate the history and agricultural heritage of the city of Sequim and the SequimDungeness Valley. The committee is looking for community members to contribute to the book with their own stories and recipes. â€œThis started out as just a historical cookbook, but we decided to expand the scope to give all of our community members the opportunity to tell us what they love about living here and to tie that to food and recipes,â€? Mayor Ken Hays said. Submissions for the cookbook should include: a cover sheet with contact information; a favorite family recipe; photo of completed recipe (optional) in a digital file of preferably 300 DPI, or dots per inch, or as a hard copy; family story or a favorite story of Sequim and the surrounding area, not to exceed 250 words; photograph that relates to the story in a digital file of preferably 300 DPI or as a hard copy; caption that describes the photograph; and a selfaddressed, stamped envelope for return of photos if
where the of Spadafori base his tail hits the water. If you say â€œJump!â€? and your dog asks â€œHow high?,â€? Extreme Vertical might be his game. In this event, the dog races down the dock, then leaps up to grab a bumper suspended 10 feet above the water. The winner is the dog with the highest measured jump. â– Flyball: This simple relay race involves four hurdles and a tennis ball. Two teams race each other over a 51-foot course lined with four jumps. At the end of the course is a spring-loaded box that ejects a tennis ball when the dog steps on a trigger. Catching the tennis ball in his mouth, the dog races back over the hurdles, crossing the starting line before the next dog begins. The first team to run without errors wins. Speedy dogs and dogs who love to retrieve excel at this game, but any dog can play, as long as he can learn to jump a hurdle and retrieve a tennis ball. â– Freestyle: Nicknamed â€œthe tail-wagging sport,â€? canine freestyle (also known as musical freestyle or heelwork to music) is a choreographed routine set to music that incorporates elements of traditional canine obedience exercises and the equine sport of dressage. Almost any dog with a love of the limelight can do freestyle. Freestyle builds on a dogâ€™s natural moves such as spins, rolls, jumps and bows. Dogs learn to spin in different directions, to jump through or into their partnerâ€™s arms, to bow before a waltz, to place their paws on an arm or on their partnerâ€™s back. Even if you donâ€™t rhythm and an understanding of
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choreography, freestyle is a great way to have fun with a dog right in your own backyard, or to find a better dance partner than your spouse. A simple Internet search will hook you up with classes in your area. What are you waiting for? Itâ€™s time to play! â€” Gina Spadafori
PORT ANGELES â€” Selinda Barkhuis will demonstrate how to successfully grow salad greens indoors throughout the winter at a Clallam County Master Gardeners-sponsored lecture at noon Thursday. The talk will be held in the Clallam County commissionersâ€™ meeting room, 223 E. Fourth St. Barkhuis will cover the materials needed to set up a grow operation, starting plants, daily and weekly chores, what to grow and harvesting. She also will have a handout on hydroponic growing methods. Barkhuis has been successful in growing sufficient salad for two people throughout the year, including during the winter. Her special interest is growing her own food throughout the year, using
Retired first-responders, from left, Ron Gustafson, Jim Duff and Kevin Wheeler of the PA Peggers Cribbage Club will teach the public to play cribbage and display custom-made cribbage boards such as this ladder truck during the Clallam County Fair on Aug. 16-19
PLAYING WITH A dog used to mean a game of tugof-war or fetch. These days, canine sports are organized and televised, and top competitors have fans like any top athlete. Agility, dock diving, flyball, freestyle, obedience, tracking, hunt tests and more â€” thereâ€™s an activity for every dog. Iâ€™ve tried almost all of them and not been good at any one of them, but my dogs and I have always had a great time. Hereâ€™s a look at four of the dog sports that are most welcoming to newbies: â– Agility: A canine obstacle course with jumps, A-frames, teeter-totters, open and closed tunnels, weave poles and dog walks (like the balance beam in a gymnastics competition). Agility trials test physical skill, control, patience and teamwork, and demonstrate canine athleticism, versatility and speed. Racing against the clock, dogs directed by their handlers must navigate a challenging course. In each of five height divisions, the winner is the dog with the fastest time and a run free of faults, such as knocking over the bar of a jump or missing the contact zone when coming off an obstacle. Any breed or mix can compete in agility, but medium-size dogs who are quick and nimble usually do best. â– Dock Diving: Splash! For some dogs, thereâ€™s nothing more fun than running and jumping into a body of water, whether itâ€™s a swimming pool, a pond, a lake or the ocean. Not surprisingly, that love of water has been channeled into competition. Itâ€™s called dock diving, and itâ€™s one of the wettest, wildest dog games around. Dogs in the Big Air event go for distance. The dog with the longest jump off the end of a dock is the winner. In heats known as waves, each dog runs down the dock, the owner throws a toy out over the water, and the dog jumps in after it. The distance he jumps is measured at the point
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SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
Slow start but big buildup for birding Along coast, keep eye out for vocal finds AFTER DRIVING ALONG the Olympic Peninsulaâ€™s Lake Crescent and through the town of Forks, the coast isnâ€™t far away. U.S. Highway 101 crosses three major rivers on this coastal drive, rivers with wonderful names such as Bogachiel, Hoh and Queets. The highway may be heading southward down the coast, but the actual ocean isnâ€™t seen until you reach Ruby Beach. This is one of my favorite coastal beaches. When I was 10 or 11, this is where I saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time. Yes, it has changed, and yes, it hasnâ€™t changed. You are hardly out of your car when the calls of the Swainsonâ€™s thrush echo along the trail to the beach.
Ripe berries abound They love the ripening salmon berries and red elderberries that abound throughout this area. Both of these plants thrive in the cool, damp environment. They almost make a tunnel when lining both sides of the trail leading to the beach. Not only are the thrush drawn to the plants, but one very vocal bug-eater was present, too. Wilsonâ€™s warblers call nonstop at this time of year, but it takes some patience to find them in the heavy thickets. Nowadays, you must hike down a steep trail to reach the beach, but when we visited this spot in the late 1940s, a road led to it and several cabins situated below the bluff. They were â€œprimitive.â€? About the size of a small room, they were divided into two
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rooms, and I can still remember the musty smell. It was a great adventure to be staying in a cabin just a few steps from the beach and the ocean. The smelt were running when we were there, and a man who was fishing for them with a large dip net told us we could rent a net at the office.
Giving the green light Dad and Mom gave us the green light, and we managed to net about a hundred smelt. That was exciting â€” until Mom gave us a dull knife and told us to sit on the porch and clean them. Our recent visit to this beach was on a Sunday, and people were everywhere. The sun was so welcome after this yearâ€™s cold and rain. Everyone was soaking it up and not doing much else. A few hardy souls ventured into the waves, but everyone was savoring the beautiful beach. Very few even saw the bald eagle that came in low over the waves.
A male Wilsonâ€™s warbler calls nonstop. They usually can be found in heavy thickets.
Brown pelicans and California gulls arrive along our coast in Nest along the bluffs large numbers, and we also can This handsome adult bird had expect to see bald eagles and osprey. a nest somewhere along the Itâ€™s also a good idea to keep an coastal bluffs. eye out for the occasional pereFarther out over the water, grine falcon. there was the occasional gull, There also can be good birding and cormorants could be seen flying in front of Destruction Island in campgrounds near the beach. Varied thrush, Swainsonâ€™s with its lighthouse. thrush, hermit thrush, song sparSummer birding along the rows, woodpeckers, warblers and coast can seem slow, but there flycatchers nest in these areas. are birds to be seen, and as the Where the mouths of the large weeks slip by, the scene will rivers enter into the salt water, change.
Briefly . . . MAC plans swap meet this Saturday SEQUIM â€” The third of five community swap meets presented by the Museum & Arts Center in the SequimDungeness Valley will be held Saturday. The swap meet will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the MACâ€™s DeWitt Administration Center field, 544 N. Sequim Ave., directly across from the old Sequim High School brick building. Other swap meet dates are Aug. 25 and Sept. 22. Vendors are invited to sign up for the meet. The cost for renting a 10-foot-by-10-foot selling space is $20 per meet. Sellers are expected to pay on the day, as there is no advance sign-up. They also are responsible for pro-
viding their own display equipment. Phone Priscilla Hudson at 360-681-2257 or email email@example.com.
stop by Anime Kat to learn more about the game and receive a free promotional deck while supplies last.
Airman graduates Magic card tourney PORT ANGELES â€” The first Clallam County Magic the Gathering Championship will be held at Anime Kat, 110 W. First St., at noon Saturday. The event consists of eight players playing four rounds of Magic the Gathering for a chance to win $1,200 worth of prizes. Magic the Gathering is a collectible card game where players build their own decks to compete. Each game represents a battle between mighty wizards, known as â€œPlaneswalkers,â€? who employ spells, items and creatures depicted on individual magic cards to defeat their opponents. Those interested may
SAN ANTONIO â€” U.S. Air Force Airman Jesse D. Manley recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Manley is the son of David Manley of Sequim. He is a 2009 graduate of Sequim High School. Manley completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Peninsula Daily News
Family coming to visit this summer? Treat them right!
the birding is always good. Expect lots of cormorants, gulls, pelicans and a surprise or two. Tufted puffins and other alcids will have young in the nest and will be feeding them, so the action in Neah Bay makes a drive to our most northern coast a good idea.
highway can be very good, especially in late summer. July and August on the Washington coast always make me think of that popular saying that works equally well for the mountains: â€œIf youâ€™re lucky enough to be at the ocean [or in the mountains], youâ€™re lucky enough.â€?
Take advantage Once you begin driving the saltwater stretch, take advantage of the pulloffs. The birding along this twisty
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Sexy wife dresses up for work, not husband DEAR ABBY: I’m married to the love of my life. My wife is a beautiful woman, 50 years old, in great shape, and she looks 35. My problem is whenever we go out, if I ask her to wear something sexy for me, she always says, “I’m too old to dress like that” and refuses. However, when she dresses for work, she spends hours on her appearance and dresses very sexy. I have told her it bothers me, but she says I’m being silly and she just wants to look good for her management job. She’s constantly buying new outfits for work. This morning, she left wearing a sexy short miniskirt and boots. She is an independent woman who does what she wants. I don’t spend my time trying to control her by any means. I trust her and seriously doubt there’s another man. But I feel this is a matter of her not respecting my feelings as her husband. Am I wrong? Is there something else going on here? I need your help. Likes Her Sexy in Connecticut
I want my family to be proud of me because I have worked hard in school. looking as Abigail I only wish they would be just as proud of me if I Van Buren good when she maintained a nice job for a goes out few years and then went to with you college. as she (I have been told if I does choose that path, I will when she never go to college, and I’ll leaves for never make good money.) work. They also blame my not Rather wanting to go to college than right away on my boyfriend turning of two years. this into a I assure you, that is not power struggle, the next the reason. time you want to take her I want to attend an inout looking sexy, ask her to state college, and I would just “throw on something still be able to see him. she would wear to the office” Do you have any advice? and see if you have better Schooled-Out luck. in Colorado
Dear Abby: I am 18 and will be graduating in May of next year. Because I have always done well in school, my family expects me to go right off to a big-league college. Abby, I want to go to college, but not right away. (I am also not too fond of staying in dorms.) I want to be a zoologist and plan on going to school for it, but I feel that my family is rushing me into college because they expect it of me. When I tell them my other interest is hairstyling and I may want to take a year off to do that to save up money, they put me down and compare me to my successful college cousins.
Dear Schooled-Out: The longer you delay college, the more distractions there will be and the harder it will be for you to go back. Yes, people do it. But juggling a job and going to school is more difficult than going to school full time, and it takes longer to get the degree. I urge you to listen to your parents. They have your best interests at heart.
discount when presenting their membership number at the time of registration. July and August classes are educator-appreciation classes. Anyone associated with the field of education is FORKS — An AARP eligible to attend for $5. driver-safety class will be To register, phone the held Saturday from 9 a.m. to Sequim Senior Activity Cen5:30 p.m. at the Clallam ter at 360-683-6806. County District No. 3 Fire Station, 323 N. Fifth Ave. Graduate awarded The curriculum emphaPORT ANGELES — sizes defensive-driving techPort Angeles High School niques. graduate Gwendolyn Grier Washington offers auto insurance discounts for those has been awarded the $700 2011-2012 Richard E. Fisch who complete the course. Memorial Scholarship. A $14 fee is charged to cover the cost of materials. Fisch was a member of AARP members receive a $2 the original faculty when
Peninsula College opened in 1961, and in the 1980s, he served jointly on the college faculty and in the state Legislature. On his passing in 1987, his family established a scholarship in his name for a student living in Legislative District No. 24 whose interest lies in the social sciences or public service. Grier studied French and Japanese while achieving academic success at Port Angeles High School. She plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University to study languages. Grier is the daughter of Kris and Nola Grier. Peninsula Daily News
Dear Likes Her Sexy: There’s something sad about the fact that your wife doesn’t want to put the same amount of effort into
_________ Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Letters can be mailed to Dear Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069 or via email by logging onto www.dearabby.com.
Briefly . . . AARP driving class in Forks on Saturday
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Now Showing ■ Deer Park Cinema, Port Angeles (360-4527176) “The Amazing Spider-Man” (PG-13) “Brave” (PG) “The Dark Knight Rises” (PG-13) “Ice Age: Continental Drift” (PG)
Sara and Dan Sweetser, Port Angeles, a son, Blake James, 9 pounds, 7 ounces, 12:16 p.m. July 3. Kylie Rose and James Mason Lowery, Sequim, a daughter, Leah Roseann, ■ Lincoln Theater, Port 8 pounds, 12:02 p.m. July 5. Angeles (360-457-7997) Summer and Jonathon “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” Baze, Port Angeles, a son, (PG-13) Nathaniel Sean, 12 pounds, “Magic Mike” (R) 1 ounce, 8:54 p.m. July 10. Phone information about athome or out-of-town births to 360417-3527 or 800-826-7714.
“Savages” (R) “Ted” (R)
■ The Rose Theatre,
Port Townsend (360385-1089) “The Dark Knight Rises” (PG-13) “Moonrise Kingdom” (PG13) “Your Sister’s Sister” (R)
■ Uptown Theatre, Port Townsend (360-3853883) “Savages” (R)
■ Wheel-In Motor Movie, Port Townsend (360-385-0859) “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (PG) “Brave” (PG)
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SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
Greener on the other side â€” with sprinkler AS THE FATHER of two avid and active soccer players, I have now found my way into the illustrious position of â€œfield maintenance committee chair.â€? This means being responsible for keeping the pitch (grass soccer fields) green, watered and groomed. (A big thank-you goes out to David and Eric, who voluntarily mow and trim the fields.) This also means a secret I have been trying desperately to conceal will be revealed: that I understand irrigation and know how to fix it, but I understand itâ€™s best left to a specialist. But a lot more of that much later. What this chance of circumstance also means is that since questions of lawn care are one of the most asked of me, I can openly write about how to control and maintain a great lawn.
Typical of most lawns The natural turf area at the Agnew fields are pretty typical of most lawns I see: full of weeds, spotty and bare areas, and no scheduled nutrient program. The pitch also has a great 18-zone, upper-lower-field, fourprogrammable irrigation system. What that means is a lot of work getting all the watering heads (95) properly overlapping and saturating their designated areas.
Not only are there seven different select teams that practice two or three times a week, but an adult 8 v 8 league and a lacrosse club use the field for games and practices. The usage is important: Is it for ornamental use or heavy traffic? Do you have lots of pets, kids or grandchildren? Do you want to play croquet, practice putts, grow wildflowers in it or just feel moist, lush grass between your toes?
A GROWING CONCERN Andrew
Any possible lush-green sceMay nario can be achieved via complete control of moisture â€” its amount, purpose and timing. My journey with this new gardening chore should be a perfect example for those who want a healthy lawn: Itâ€™s on the Peninsula, in need of care (like most lawns), and its water can be controlled â€” even if itâ€™s just with manually placed sprinklers or a rain train. First off is a soil test â€” two, in fact â€” because I have an upper and lower field and, due to how moisture flows and pools, a difference in soil analysis. A soil test is important because how can anyone expect to grow anything well or improve upon a planting if one has no idea of the soilâ€™s pH, profile or how many nutrients are present? The soil test is the easiest, most useful and most inexpensive job you will perform â€” $20, actually. Go, as I did, out to the lawn area (gardens, orchards or any planting area, etc.) and dig up at least three separate small areas, collecting a little dirt from each
What to determine The usage will determine what kinds of grass seed to lay down, how much water and how Moisture control ensures a healthy lawn on the Peninsula. often, types of fertilizer, any chemicals or sprays, mow height and long-term maintenance exploratory hole a couple of donâ€™t forget vegetable garden, schedules, so think carefully. inches below the surface. home orchard, flower beds, landFigure your usage this week Mix together these three to scaping, pasture, etc. because we will be addressing five small soil samples. You will The real beauty here is that the above concerns next. have created a composite sample the test will come back with And finally, sharpening your of the area to be tested, which will exact recommendations on the blades and keeping them that even out possible highs or lows. amount of additives to correct way instantly increases the green Next, on the first or third your soil for the exact crop you by 10 percent to 20 percent, so be Wednesday of any month, take wrote down. sure to do so. the sample(s) down to the ClalSo first, one must test and get Next week: starting a schedule. lam Conservation District office, specific recommendations â€” or ________ 1601 E. Front St. in Port Angeles, just throw your money and wishwith $20 per sample. ful intentions to the wind. Andrew May is an ornamental horticulturist who dreams of having Clallam and Make sure to indicate specifiNext, you must determine Jefferson counties nationally recognized as cally what you wanted the test exactly what the usage will be â€œFlower Peninsula USA.â€? Send him quesfor â€” in my case, I would label and plan accordingly. tions c/o Peninsula Daily News, P.O. Box them â€œNatural turf, sports field In the case of the soccer pitch, 1330, Port Angeles, WA 98362, or email soccerâ€?; you would most likely its usage is for extremely heavy email@example.com (subject line: Andrew May). label yours â€œHome, lawn,â€? but play and foot traffic.
Briefly . . . SARC offers art classes for children SEQUIM â€” The Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center will offer an introduction course to art and mixed media for children. Students will work on one project every two classes utilizing multiple medias, including scratchboard, fabric arts, clay, paints and prints. SARC will provide all supplies. The courseâ€™s instructor has more than 20 years of experience in this field. The cost is $40 for SARC pass-holders and $55 for those without. There is a 10-child maximum for the course, and course times and dates may be adjusted to accommodate those interested in registering. Registration began June 4. For more information, phone 360-683-3344 or visit www.sarcfitness.com/ node/401.
â– Port Hadlock Medical Care, 121 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock, offers the vaccine from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Phone 360-379-6737 for an appointment. â– South County Medical Clinic, 294843 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene, offers the vaccine from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Phone 360-765-3111 for an appointment. â– Jefferson County Public Health, 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, administers Tdap vaccines Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or during regular walk-in immunization clinics Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to the free Tdap vaccine, Jefferson County Public Health also has pertussis vaccines available for adults who do have insurance and for children and teens through the state immunization program. For more information, phone 360-385-9400.
Go Girl! grants
PORT ANGELES â€” The Girlfriend Factor, a PORT TOWNSEND â€” Palm Desert, Calif.-based Whooping cough (pertussis) nonprofit that provides vaccines are available in educational grants to adult Port Townsend, Port Hadwomen, will extend its lock and Quilcene for adult financial assistance to clients with no health women at Peninsula Colinsurance or insurance lege this fall. that does not cover vacciThe expansion to Port nations. Angeles is the result of a A small administrative relationship that started fee may be charged. back in 2005 between the Locations are: group and Olympic Cellars
Winery, home of Working Girl Wines. To help launch the arrival and raise funds for ongoing grants, a fundraising concert with rock band Random Manor will be held at Olympic Cellars at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 and are available at www.olympic cellars.com. â€œI read an article in Wine Spectator about philanthropically minded winery owner Kathy Charlton and her team of women and was so inspired by their style and efforts that we named our educational grants after their Go Girl Red,â€? Girlfriend Factor cofounder Joan Busick said. More than 70 women have received funds to assist their educational goals ever since. In 2011, Olympic Cellars donated 12 cases of their Working Girl wine for a Fashion Week El Paseo event in Palm Desert. In appreciation of its support, it was mutually agreed to extend Go Girl! Grants to women in the Port Angeles area. Olympic Cellars is located at 255410 U.S. Highway 101 between Sequim and Port Angeles. For more information on Go Girl! grants, visit www. thegirlfriendfactor.org. Peninsula Daily News
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PORT ANGELES â€” The Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association hosted a state recitalist competition for advanced piano students. Katie Rivers of Port Angeles was the winner, performing â€œRhapsody, Op. 11, No. 3,â€? by Dohnyanni. Katie is the 15-year-old daughter of Michael and Nancy Rivers.
High honors She has performed in state adjudications for the past several years and has received high honors. Katie also played her piece at the 2012 state conference in Bellingham in June. Chosen as first alternate was Jeremy Choe, playing Rachmaninoff â€™s â€œPolichinelle.â€? Jeremy is the 15-yearold son of Jung Ah Choe and Key Young Choe. He will be a sophomore at Port Angeles High School, where
The Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association recently hosted a State Recitalist Competition for advanced piano students. Performers were, front row from left, Annalise Thomas, Sydney Negus and Lum Fu; middle row from left, Wei-Yan Fu, Shannon Gordon and Jeremy Choe; back row from left, Katie Rivers, Tarah Erickson, Cole Urnes and Jay Liang. he also plays the cello in the concert orchestra. He recently was named first runner-up in the Junior Young Artist Competition and has received superior ratings in the solo and ensemble competition for the past several years.
Katie and Jeremy are piano students who particiboth students of Kayla pated in the annual state Music Teachers Association Dyment. Adjudications with Dr. Amy Grinsteiner of Tacoma. 10 performers These students are The 10 performers at this taught by Dyment and Debcompetition were whittled orah Rambo Sinn, and Maridown from 47 Peninsula lyn McNamara of Sequim.
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Briefly . . . New method introduced at Salmon Bake SEQUIM â€” The Rotary Club of Sequimâ€™s 44th annual Salmon Bake will be held at Carrie Blake Park from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. This year, Rotary members will introduce a new method of baking the coho salmon fillets: over hot coals. Barbecued pork meals and several vendor kiosks also will be available. Tickets can be purchased from local Rotarians and at Rotary sale sites Fridays and Saturdays at the Sequim Walmart, QFC and Safeway. Tickets are also available from the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, Thomas Building Center, the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce and the businesses of Rotary members. Advance tickets are $14, and tickets at the door are $15. Children 10 and younger will be admitted free. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Boys & Girls Club, Cub and Boy Scout activities, Sequim School District teacher grants and other community service projects. To purchase tickets or for more information, phone event chairman David Mattingley at 360-808-3188 or ticket sales coordinator Peter Haglin at 360-5049972.
before the dinner, or by emailing dinners@sequim tumc.org. The church presents the dinners the last Thursday of each month.
Jewelry benefit PORT ANGELES â€” A Cookie Lee jewelry party benefit for the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society will be held at the Port Angeles Moose Lodge, corner of Eighth and Pine streets, at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Attendees are asked to bring a donation of nonclumping cat litter or cat food. Gift basket drawings will be held. For more information, phone Sandy Caudill at 360460-7516.
Book group meets PORT HADLOCK â€” The Jefferson County Libraryâ€™s Yak and Snack Book Group for Middle Grades (ages 11-15) will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The event will allow readers to share their summer reads and find the next book on their reading list. Refreshments will be served. The Jefferson County Library is at 620 Cedar Ave.
WSU names grads
PULLMAN â€” Washington State University has released its list of graduates for spring semester 2012. North Olympic Peninsula graduates are: â– Port Angeles: Lauren Mark your calendar Marie Chierichetti, Bachelor of Arts in sociology; AlexanQ. My poor chihuahelp much. JOYCE â€” The fifth PEOPLEâ€™S PHARMACY dra Tovah Robins, Bachelor Then I tried milk of hua has suffered from annual Great Strait Sale of Arts in political science; magnesia, and that took will stretch 61 miles along skin problems her Christa Le Scott, Bachelor of Joe Teresa care of the problem. whole life. the Strait of Juan de Fuca Science in nursing, summa As soon as I dry off Weâ€™ve taken her to Graedon Graedon Scenic Byway (state Highcum laude. after my shower, I rub the vet numerous times way 112) on Saturday, â– Port Hadlock: Kelly milk of magnesia into and have tried every Sept. 8. Michelle Garten, Bachelor of my skin. treatment the vet has The sale runs from No more heat rash. given us. 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