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Tour offers look at grain, seed operation at Nash's

SEQUIM — A public tour of the grain and seed operation at Nash's Organic Produce, 4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way, is 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 12.

The tour will include the farm's infrastructure for harvesting, drying, cleaning, storing, milling, bagging and packaging grain and seed.

Information about how grain and seed are integrated into the whole farm system, including livestock production and soil fertility management, will be shared.

Participants are invited to stay after the farm walk for a community potluck.

The tour is sponsored by Tilth Producers of Washington and the Washington State University Small Farms Team and will be led by farm managers Sam McCullough and Chris Tipton as well as owner Nash Huber.

The farm walk costs $25 for nonmembers, $15 for Tilth Producer members and $15 for students and interns. An additional $5 will be charged for day-of registration.

Further information can be found at or by phoning 260-632-7506.

Little joins Irwin Dental Center

PORT ANGELES — Dr. Larry Little will practice at Irwin Dental Center, 620 E. Eighth St.

Little previously worked with Indian Health Service in Neah Bay. He also maintained a practice in Port Townsend for 20 years.

With his wife, Michelle, the couple developed the North Olympic Discovery Marathon.

Little was director for the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, developing multiple health programs, including the VIMO dental program, to serve the underprivileged, in Port Angeles.

He studied at Emory University, the Medical College of Georgia and the University of Washington School of Public Health.

The office can be reached at 360-457-0489.

Agency honors

PORT ANGELES — Marc and Pat Thomsen, aka Team Thomsen, have been named Agents of the Month for April at Coldwell Banker Uptown Realty, 1115 E. Front St.

The Agent of the Month program honors Uptown Realty agents who produce the highest amount of business transactions in one month's time.

Team Thomsen can be reached at or by phoning 360-417-2782.

Additional hours

PORT ANGELES — The Loom, 118 E. Front St., will be open more nights with new hours.

The lounge will be open from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day unless otherwise noted.

On Wednesdays, “Recess” offers board games and interactive games.

The weekly Drink & Draw events are Thursdays and start at 7:30 p.m. with live models and specialty beverages.

On Fridays, an open-mic night, “Cozy,” invites poets, musicians and performance artists.

For more information, visit

Stylist moves

PORT ANGELES — Kyle Ellis has closed Steppin' Out Salon, 125 W. First St.

He will now style at Electric Beach Tanning, Swimwear and Hair Salon, 117 N. Oak St., as Kyle's Hair Design.

His hours are from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Ellis specializes in women's, men's and children's haircuts; color, highlights and perms; chemical relaxers; cap and tip frosting; foils; corrective color; eyebrow, lip and face waxing; updos and makeup for special occasions; reconditioning wigs; and more.

For an appointment, phone 360-461-0006.

Bakery changes

SEQUIM — Pane d'Amore Artisan Bakery, 104 E. Washington St., is now open Sundays and start new Saturday hours.

On Sundays, hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The bakery's Saturday hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Regular week hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, phone 360-681-3280 or visit

Chemical workshop

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Labor & Industries will hold a workshop to help employers know how to deal with chemical hazards, including new Globally Harmonized System requirements.

The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Labor & Industries office, 1605 E. Front St., Suite C.

To sign up, phone Lori Oberlander at 360-417-2701.

Employers are encouraged to bring a copy of their written chemical hazards communication program and any material safety data sheets.

PA business students attend state conference

PORT ANGELES — Nine students from the Port Angeles High School Future Business Leaders of America recently returned from the annual Washington State Business Leadership Conference, held at the Seattle Westin Hotel, with several recognitions.

The Port Angeles High chapter received an award as the second largest Olympic Peninsula region chapter. It also received the Gold Seal Chapter award, given to the top 5 percent to 10 percent of chapters in Washington state who complete a rigorous list of extra requirements.

Madison Drew, a PAHS senior, placed fourth in health care administration and could represent the high school chapter at the FBLA National Conference in Nashville, Tenn., in June.

Pam Helpenstell and Bernie Brabant are the Port Angeles High chapter advisers.

Last modified: May 03. 2014 7:20PM
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