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Upcoming WEBPA program

West End Business and Professional association will have Carol Johnson, North Olympic Timer Action Committee, as guest speaker on April 2. Johnson is the executive director of NOTAC. WEBPA meets Wednesday mornings at the DNR Conference room at 7:30 a.m.

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction total update

After the close of the auction Sunday, March 16, at just before 10 p.m. the total was approximately $88,000, but the following few days after the event cash donations were still coming in and it appears the record was not only broken but smashed to pieces with the total now sitting at around $93,000.

Learn the basics of 'Trap-Neuter-Return'

On March 29, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Carver Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 Peabody St., Spay to Save in conjunction with other animal welfare groups will conduct training on feral cat capture for the purpose of spaying or neutering and then releasing again. The class is free. For questions or to sign up contact Sue at 360-461-5434 or email

Rohrer appointed to another five-year term

Erik Rohrer has received Senate confirmation of his appointment by Gov. Jay Insley to another five-year term on the Peninsula College Board of Trustees. Rohrer says that one of his main goals has been improving the college's West End presence. Congratulations Erik!

Horticulture scholarship offered

The Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State is accepting applications for the annual Van Bobbitt Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is offered to a high school senior or other student entering college to pursue the study of horticulture and its related fields.

The recipient of this scholarship is determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington. A person may receive the scholarship only once and must meet the following requirements.

The applicant must be accepted by a recognized accredited college/university and planning a course of study in horticultural, botanical or strongly related fields.Contact Gary McLaughlin (e-mail: for more information and an application packet.

The deadline for application submission is May 2. Applications will be reviewed and a representative chosen from Clallam County to forward to the state level for the final selection process.

Quilting and Handicrafts Exhibit opens at Museum at the Carnegie

The Museum at the Carnegie is pleased to announce the opening of a new temporary exhibit: Quilting and Handicrafts. The Museum is located at 207 South Lincoln, Port Angeles, and is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m.

This exhibit features a selection of quilts from the Clallam County Historical Society’s collection ranging from the late 1800s to modern examples. Patterns include Flower Urn and Star of Bethlehem as well as friendship and crazy quilts. Objects used for other types of handicrafts such as sewing, embroidery and lace making are also featured.

Quilting and Handicrafts will be on exhibit through the end of May. All ages are welcome and encouraged to visit. Admission is by donation.

For further information, please call the Society’s office at 360-452-2662 or send an e-mail to

Planning for Spruce-Up Forks

Planning for the downtown spring clean-up April 12 is moving along. Volunteers are asked to meet at First Federal at 8 a.m. for assignments, donuts and coffee. When the clean-up is over in the afternoon there will be a cook-out at the park for all the volunteers. For questions or more information call Lissy at Forks Chamber of Commerce 374-2531.





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