BUSINESS BRIEFS — Port Angeles' Peak Brew Pub sold, renamed as Lazy Moon Craft Tavern . . . and other local business news

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — After 15 years of ownership, Ed and Wanda Smith have sold Peaks Brew Pub, 130 S. Lincoln St., to Jan Robison.

The pub has been renamed as The Lazy Moon Craft Tavern and is open daily from noon to 2 a.m.

It features local and regional craft-brewed beers and wines along with pub food.

For more information on the tavern, visit

The Smiths will continue brewing with Jeff Abbott and Evan Smith at Twin Peaks Brewing and Malting, 2506 W. 19th St. in the Port Angeles Airport Industrial Park.

The taproom and outdoor beer garden at Twin Peaks are open by 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

They welcome groups and offer tours by request.

For more information, phone 360-460-0554 or visit

Mobile marketing

PORT ANGELES — A free one-hour seminar, “Maximizing Mobile Marketing,” will be held by Douglas Nevill at Port Angeles Website Services, 834 E. Front St., at 2 p.m. today and at 10 a.m. this coming Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25.

Nevill will discuss website requirements to ensure a good “local search” or “mobile search” position.

For more information or to pre-register, phone 360-504-0047 or visit

New realty agent

SEQUIM — Nell Clausen has joined RE/MAX Fifth Avenue, 560 N. Fifth Ave., as a real estate agent.

She previously worked in administration and customer service at Estes Builders.

She and her husband, Scott, have lived in Sequim for 12 years.

For more information, phone Clausen at 360-683-1500.

Housing director

PORT ANGELES — Kay Kassinger has been named executive director of the Peninsula Housing Authority.

“Kay has been with Peninsula Housing Authority for over eight years, and we are confident that she will provide the leadership needed to keep us moving forward in the creation of more affordable housing in both Clallam and Jefferson counties,” said Norma Turner, chairwoman of the authority's board of commissioners. The board appointed Kassinger.

Kassinger previously served as the director of acquisition and development for the housing authority.

She has been involved in projects for Burke Place and Peninsula Apartments in Forks, Wildwood Terrace Apartments and Maloney Heights in Port Angeles, and with more than 60 homes built by families through the self-help program.

Wine released

SEQUIM — Wind Rose Cellars has released its new Harvest Moon cabernet sauvignon.

Owner and vintner David Volmut said the winery will donate to the North Olympic Land Trust 15 percent of the proceeds from each bottle sold.

The Washington-grown grapes for the Harvest Moon were pressed in Sequim on the harvest moon of 2012 and bottled one year later on the 2013 harvest moon.

Harvest Moon is available by the bottle or glass at Wind Rose Cellars' tasting room, 143 Washington St., or from

D.C. guardianship

SEQUIM — Mindi R. Blanchard of Bridge Builders Ltd., 305 S. Sequim Ave., will present “Guardian Qualifications: A Journey, Not a Destination” at the World Congress on Adult Guardianship.

The event, set May 28-30 in the Washington, D.C., area, will include 120 speakers from 21 countries on adult guardianship issues.

“The World Congress presents shared problems from new perspectives and offers ideas and solutions from multiple viewpoints, cultures and guardianship systems,” said Blanchard.

Blanchard founded Bridge Builders Ltd., a guardianship agency, in 2003.

For more information, phone Blanchard at 360-683-8334, email or visit

KONP talk guests

PORT ANGELES — Here is this week's schedule for the 1:05 p.m. to 2 p.m. local talk show segment on KONP radio, at 1450 AM, 101.7 FM and on the Internet outside the Port Angeles area.

Station General Manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Monday through Thursday segments.

This week's scheduled lineup:

■ Monday: To be announced.

■ Tuesday: Jayne Pryne, Port Angeles School District superintendent; Kelly Pearson, business and operations director; and Nolan Duce, maintenance director, will discuss district facilities, the bond, the maintenance-and-operations levy, the budget and the Fairview School sale.

■ Wednesday: Pre-empted by the Seattle Mariners baseball game.

■ Thursday: Port Angeles City Manager Dan McKeen.

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