NEWS BRIEFS: Sons of Norway to host benefit bake sale Saturday in Port Angeles … and other items

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will hold a bake sale and luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The bake sale will feature breads such as lefse, krumkata and other Scandinavian goods at Scandia Hall, located at 131 W. Fifth St.

The luncheon menu includes a choice of two soups, coffee, tea, milk, a baked potato with choice of toppings and home-baked pies.

This event is a fundraiser for high school scholarships and assistance for “camperships” for younger children interested in attending the organization’s summer programs.

For more information, phone Katheryn Hofer at 360-457-7929.

Grad honors

PULLMAN — Matthew Waldrip, formerly of Joyce, recently graduated with honors (summa cum laude) from Washington State University.

He received a bachelor’s degree in physics.

Waldrip also received the Dean’s Award from the Honors College.

He plans to return to WSU in the fall to further his studies in physics.

He is a 2012 graduate of Crescent High School and the son of Pete and Sue Waldrip of Joyce.

Volunteers sought

SEQUIM — The city Arts Advisory Commission is seeking volunteers to assist with special projects and events.

Those interested will aid with the Keying Around program, planning for future events such as a wearable art show and research.

For more information, contact City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese at 360-681-3428 or

Volunteers sought

PORT ANGELES —The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is currently seeking volunteer docents for its Olympic Coast Discovery Center.

Those interested can receive free docent training, which will occur from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday for five weeks beginning April 25.

Training will be held in The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Suite 206.

Training topics will include sanctuary ecosystems and wildlife, marine research and deep sea corals, current marine issues, maritime heritage and communicating with the public.

Two of the six training sessions are field trips to Neah Bay and Salt Creek Reserve.

Registration for this service is required.

To register, contact Karlyn Langjahr at or 360-406-2092

For more information, visit

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