BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Angeles salon hires new employee … and other items

PORT ANGELES — Sassy Kat Salon at 105 E. First St. recently hired Amber Rauch as a hairstylist.

Rauch graduated from Gene Juarez Academy in Seattle in 2011, after which she attended the academy’s advanced training program.

She offers haircuts for men, women and children; hair coloring; styling; and up-dos.

To schedule an appointment with Rauch, phone 360-417-0800.

Employee awarded

PORT TOWNSEND — Real estate agent Jeff Ashmore of Miller & Ashmore at 2500 W. Sims Way recently earned the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award.

The award honors agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions.

Fewer than 23 percent of all RE/MAX affiliates have earned this award, according to a news release.

Ashmore has been connecting sellers and buyers throughout the Olympic Peninsula for more than eight years.

He has a builder’s background and extensive experience in both residential and commercial sales.

For more information, contact Ashmore at 360-531-4131 or

Anniversary party

PORT ANGELES — White Crane Martial Arts at 129 W. First St. will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a party at 6 p.m. Friday, June 16.

The event is free and open to the public.

A potluck will be held, after which the annual black belt testing ceremony will commence.

Various martial arts masters from around the U.S. will be present at the gathering.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, phone 360-808-2271.

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: Port Angeles High School music and orchestra teacher Ron Jones discusses his lengthy career at PAHS and his upcoming retirement.

Tuesday: Physical therapist, Spencer Larsen of Olympic Medical Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation discusses “How Physical Therapy Can Help Me with My Running.”

Second segment: Joe Marvelle, Amateur Athletic Union girls basketball coach for the Olympic Avalanche Black team, and his players discuss their past four years playing as a team and winning 20 championships.

Wednesday: Port Angeles City Manager Dan McKeen.

Thursday: Special education advocate Larry Davis discusses an upcoming presentation he’s doing in Port Angeles as well as the challenges families face when advocating for a special needs child.

Second segment: Clallam County Public Utility District.

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