BUSINESS BRIEFS: Clallam department extends deadline for septic inspection program … and other items

The Clallam County Department of Health & Human Services septic inspection program’s deadline has been extended to Saturday, Sept. 30.

The program — executed by licensed operation and maintenance providers — was slated to end Thursday, Aug. 31.

Those who qualify for the program will receive a $100 rebate on septic system inspections and locates.

Preference will be given to those who live within the marine recovery area from Bagley Creek to Sequim Bay, according to a news release.

Program organizers advise that summer months are busy for operation and maintenance providers, and those interested should register for services as soon as possible.

To register, fill out a rebate request form by visiting and follow the instructions provided on the form.

The service is awarded on a priority-based ranking while funds are available.

For more information about the ranking system and eligibility, call 360-417-2258, email [email protected] or visit

Pasture workshop

SEQUIM — The Clallam Conservation District is partnering with Coastal Farm & Ranch to offer a free pasture renovation workshop at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Topics will include seasonal pasture management, rotational grazing, fertilizing, liming and overseeding at Coastal Farm & Ranch, 990 E. Washington St., Building A, Suite 101.

Due to space limitations, preregistration is required. To register, call 360-775-3747 or email [email protected]

Fall is an important time of year for pasture grasses, as poor management can greatly reduce production during the next growing season, according to a news release.

It is also a great time to test pasture soil fertility, and the conservation district offers a low-cost soil testing program of $20 per soil test, the release said.

Workshop participants can bring a soil sample to the workshop that will be packaged and mailed to an analytical laboratory.

District planners will follow up with workshop participants to discuss test results and fertilizer recommendations at an unspecified date.

Directions for collecting a soil sample are provided on the district’s website at

For more information, call 360-775-3747.

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: Master Gardeners Jeanette Stehr-Green and Judy English take calls from listeners.

Tuesday: Tutti Peetz, Catherine Mix and Paulette Hill discuss the upcoming Art Fusion event, a fine arts and fine craft show.

Second segment: Valerie Brooks discusses the upcoming CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recruiting event. Volunteers advocate for neglected and abused children in court proceedings.

Wednesday: Pre-empted by Seattle Mariners.

Thursday: Intuitive and medium Margi Lantos discusses the “Going Beyond” event at Unity in the Olympics, a world beyond the veil and the afterlife.

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