NEWS BRIEFS: PC screening PTSD film Wednesday … and other items

FORKS — Peninsula College’s Magic of Cinema will feature “Healing the Warrior’s Heart” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Forks branch at 481 S. Forks Ave.

The documentary examines post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through the lens of Native American tradition and ceremony.

The film includes interviews and scenes with spiritual leaders, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, elder veterans, family members and tribal leaders.

For more information, contact Deborah Scannell at 360-374-3223 or

Summer camps

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Peninsula YMCA will offer day camps, youth overnight camps and family overnight camps around the North Olympic Peninsula during the summer.

The Y camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime, according to a news release.

Registration for all events ends Wednesday or until the camps are filled.

Family overnight camp

The event will be held July 1-5 at Camp David, 1452 Camp David Jr. Road, west of Port Angeles.

The cost is $100 for adult and $80 for youth Y facility members; and $125 for adult and $105 for youth community members.

There are no age restrictions.

The camp will include campfires, canoeing, archery, hiking, field games, a July 4 celebration and camp traditions.

The Y will provide lodging, food and activities.

Youth overnight camp

The camp will be held Aug. 21-25 at Camp Ramblewood in Sequim Bay State Park, 269035 U.S. Highway 101, Sequim.

The program is open to youth 6 to 12 years old.

The cost is $225 for Y members and $275 for community members.

Limited member support is available based on need and availability of funds.

Campers will sleep in the main lodge, cabins or three-sided Adirondacks based on age and gender.

All meals and activities are included in camp costs.

A complete list of what kids need to bring is available online at

Day camps

The Y will also have day camps available which will include swim lessons, street art, Lefties baseball games, young chefs and ninja warrior.

A complete list of day camps with more information is available at

For more information, contact Sarah Grai at or 360-385-5811 ext. 290.

Mammoth display

SEQUIM — The public is invited to JACE Real Estate’s open house for the recently discovered mammoth molar from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Lori Christie, the molar’s discoverer, will be at the open house held at JACE, 761 N. Sequim Ave.

It is the most recent archaeological find in Sequim and is estimated to be 19,000 to 20,000 years old, according to a news release.

Photos with the molar will be available by donation to those interested.

Proceeds from the photos will benefit Pennies for Quarters and its programs for homeless veterans.

For more information, phone JACE Real Estate at 360-681-7979 or Christie at 360-340-4891.

PA hospital officer given work award

PORT ANGELES — Lorriane Wall, RN, chief nursing officer/hospital chief operating officer at Olympic Medical Center, received a Patient Experience Champion award at a recent department leadership meeting.

CEO Eric Lewis awarded Wall.

Wall began working at the medical center in 1998 and has been chief nursing officer for 10 years.

In February, she assumed the additional role of chief operating officer.

“Lorraine’s leadership extends beyond those departments that report to her. She sets an example for us all,” Lewis said during the presentation.

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