BUSINESS BRIEFS: Opening celebration set at Sequim business Oct. 29 … and other items

Business items across the North Olympic Peninsula.

SEQUIM — There will be an opening celebration at Robin’s Place, 300 E. Washington St., from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

Free samples of lunch and dinner options, a Halloween costume contest with prizes for all ages and live music will be part of the event.

Seating is limited, so bring a lawn chair.

For more information, phone 360-681-5124.

Septic classes

SEQUIM — The Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services will hold a free Septics 201 class at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. this Thursday and Tuesday, Nov. 8.

An online course is also available via the Environmental Health website at

The free 1½-hour class provides homeowners an overview of how to safely inspect a septic system. It includes an instructional video, a brief demonstration and a short exam.

Preregistration is required and available online at under “Online Services” or by phoning Environmental Health at 360-417-2506.

Not all septic types are eligible for Septics 201 DIY inspections.

Before registering, check eligibility by goinging to and clicking on “Summary of Septic System Inspection Requirements.”

Septics 101, either the in-person class or online version (, is a prerequisite for Septics 201.

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.

Here is the guest lineup:

Monday: Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols discusses a recently issued report from the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area that chronicles some trends developing in the state of Colorado in the aftermath of its decision to legalize marijuana, a coroner’s debrief following the recent U.S. Coast Guard-sponsored drill involving a staged maritime disaster, some developments occurring on the coroner front and the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office outreach on the statewide level.

Tuesday: Port Angeles School District Teacher of the Year John Gallagher, who is a science teacher at Port Angeles High School; Principal Jeff Clark; and students Leah Haworth and Ben Arnold.

Wednesday: Candidate forum with Danille Turissini and Kevin Van De Wege, who are vying for the state 24th District Legislative race for state senator.

Thursday: Clallam County commissioners.