Sequim salmon bake tickets for sale . . . and other news briefs

By Peninsula Daily News staff

Salmon Bake tickets are now for sale
SEQUIM — The 45th annual Rotary Salmon Bake, sponsored by Rotary Club of Sequim, will be held this year at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.

Menu items include baked salmon cooked over alder fire, baked beans, coleslaw, beverages and an ice-cream dessert for $15.

Tickets are available from Rotary members, from businesses displaying Rotary’s “Buy Here” poster, from

Rotary members staffing tables at the Sequim Walmart and QFC each Thursday, Friday and Saturday until the sale from noon to 6 p.m., online at, or at the door Aug. 11.

In addition to the meal, music will be provided by public radio station KSQM FM 91.5, vendors will sell wares, groups will staff informational booths, and pies can be purchased to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Seating will be available inside the club during the event.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Boys & Girls Club, Sequim youth activities, Scouts, local charities and Rotary service projects.

For more information, phone event chair Rochelle McHugh at 360-683-7433.

Port of PT candidates forum slated
PORT TOWNSEND — Port of Port Townsend commissioner candidates have been invited to appear at a forum at the Port Townsend Yacht Club, 2503 Washington St.

The forum is sponsored by the Marine Trades Association and will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (July 18).

District 2 candidates are Bill Putney, Peter Quinn and Brad Clinefelter, and District No. 3 candidates are Leif Erickson and Peter Hanke.

For more information, email Diana Talley at

ONP biologist talks
SEQUIM — Olympic National Park Chief Fisheries Biologist Sam Brenkman will speak at a meeting of the Puget Sound Anglers, North Olympic Peninsula Chapter.

The event will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., at 6:45 p.m. Thursday (July 18).

Brenkman gives an update on the status of salmon and steelhead populations since the Elwha dam removal and the future impact on various fisheries.

For more information, phone 360-582-0836.

Marine panel to meet on acidification
FORKS — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council will hear a status report from the Ocean Acidification Working Group when it meets Thursday (July 18).

The group will meet from 9:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Olympic Natural Resource Center, 1455 S. Forks Ave.

The meeting is open to the public, with public comment at noon and 2:15 p.m.

Other agenda items include briefings on the state Department of Natural Resources aquatic habitat conservation plan and marine spatial planning efforts, the sanctuary’s profile of socioeconomic values of resources, a coastal seabird monitoring using unmanned aircraft systems and a 2013 report outlining the issues and challenges facing the national marine sanctuary system.

A draft meeting agenda is available at

For more information, email

Last modified: July 16. 2013 7:14PM
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