NEWS BRIEFS: Vietnam vets welcoming day event set … and other items

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Veterans Center will host a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Members of the public — veterans in particular — are invited to the event at the center, 216 S. Francis St.

Dessert and coffee will be served.

For more information, call 360-797-1791.

PA town hall slated

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer will hold a town hall meeting at Peninsula College on Wednesday, April 4 as part of a series of gatherings on college campuses in the state’s sixth Congressional District.

Interested students and community members can RSVP for the 5 p.m. meeting at the college’s Little Theatre, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. To RSVP, visit Kilmer’s Facebook page and select “Events.”

An RSVP is not required but is suggested in order to stay up to date on time and location changes, event organizers said.

Kilmer is holding the meetings to hear how students might be affected by a cut of $4 billion in annual funding for student aid and changes to how the government loans money to students proposed in President Donald Trump’s budget, according to the press release announcing the town halls.

Kilmer’s meeting in Port Angeles is one of three stops scheduled with events also slated at the University of Washington in Tacoma on April 3 and Olympic College in Bremerton on April 5.

Port Angeles students are named to honor roll

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles High School students have been named to the school’s semester one honor roll.

To qualify for the honor roll a student must have attained a minimum 3.0 grade-point average.

The students are:

Class of 2018

Bradley-James Alemao, Rose Alexander, Kiara Amundson, Devan Andrew, Senator Atwater, Zachary Baier, Calista Baker, Liberty Baker, Allison Balser, Jessica Bernier, Titan Berson, Hannah Black, Andrew Borde, Hanna Brown, Jacob Butler, Tasha Carney, Matthew Catterson, Molly Ciaciuch, Marley Cochran, Nathaniel Colfax, Mason Coppage, Shannon Cosgrove, Preeti Court, Crystal Dam, Lorenzo De La Torre, Lola Del Guzzi-Flores, Nathan Denton, Hunter Dougherty, Madelyn Dougherty, Malcolm Drakeford, Devin Edwards, Erin Edwards, Islynd Edwards, Hunter Ellwood, Gillian Elofson, Michael Emery, Maria England, Shawn Flanigan, Kelli Fors, Aiden Franich, Justin Frantz, Lum Fu, Haylen Gerhard, Brennan Gray, Brielle Halberg, Callie Hall, Saige Hefton, Aidan Higbee, Tana Hiigel, Hailey Horton, Nicholas Hubbard, Hailee Hugdahl, Justin Jackson and Sharon Jacobson.

Also, Freja Jarvegren-Uecker, Aliyah Johnston, Easton Joslin, Korbin Kirkman, Bridget Lachner, Tristan Lashua, Bryce Lauderback, Adam Light, Julia Logston, Kelly Macintosh-Ryan, Thayne Manchester, Darbey Martin, Kennedy Mason, Emily Menshew, Emily Metzler, Cassandra Middlestead, Madison Millet, Joslyn Millsap, Matthew Mitchell, Ian Moan, Isabella Monger, Elizabeth Morgan, Diego Murillo, Mariya Mutel, Owen Nevaril, Melissa Olson, Taylor Parker, Zachary Parrill, Emilyann Peterson, Kirsten Porter, Jaden Priest, Karina Ramirez Martinez, Lauren Rankin, Jocelyn Reifenstahl, Jose Rivas, Lily Robertson, Gabriella Romero, Jane Rudzinski, Cecily Sangale, Evian Schmitt, Michael Scott, Autumn Sheldon, Randy Smith, Hudson Soelter, Kenith Soule, Andie Spencer, Natalie Steinman, Cassidy Tamburro, Holly Tilton, Sebastian Tolle-Meyer, Natale Toscano, Marcus Trujillo, Zoe Tucker, Chloe Van Dyke, Fathom Vaughan, Lauren Waldron, Elizabeth Watkins, Cheyenne Wheeler, Aaron White, Bailey White and Carson Wilder.

Class of 2019

Mauritz Ahlburg, Thomas Allen, Laila Arnorsdottir, Hollund Bailey, Daniel Basden, Christine Beirne, Kyle Benedict, Travis Bradow, Leah Burwell, Amanda Bushnell, Cameron Butler, Kelsey Cammack, Mackenzie Carney, Chelsea Carpenter, Elijah Chapman, Bradley Chase, Josie Ciaciuch, William Clark, Evan Cobb, Isabelle Cottam, Jasmine Cottam, Ethan Crow, Amanda Crueger, Alyssa Dailey-Morse, Corey Danielson, Bronwyn Davis, Joseph Davis, Glenn Deckard, Jacob Droz, Kailey Droz, Garrett Edwards, Paige Foth, Riley Gale, Jordyn Gates, Anli Guttormsen, Christopher Guttormsen, Oliver Hare, Charlotte Hertel, Hannah Heustis, Cody Hines, Blake Hobbs, Sierra Hunter, Denielle Isett, Naomi Johnson, Madelynne Jones, Erica Kaetterhenry and Stephen Kaufmann.

Also, Brooke Knight, Elizabeth Kossler, Charles Krause, Sawyer Larsen, Alana Leffers, Emily Light, Rylan Macdonald, Dakota Manley, Sophie Marchant, Margarete Martin, Bobbi Mcadow, Cyndi Mcadow, Sarah Mendez, Makena Merideth, Andrew Methner, David Millet, Nathaniel Mishler, Joshua Moon, Ethan Musalek, Jordan Nicolas, Scott Nutter, Hope O’Connor, Summer Olsen, Emily Olson, Olga Palenga, Makayla Peabody, Kinnear Pierzchala, Aeverie Politika, Colby Rentas, Emily Rygaard, Madison Saiz, Hollee Schnabel, Jadon Seibel, Andrew St. George, Lainey Sukert, Starla Temres, Matthew Tiemersma, Kyler Tourbin, Logan Tyson, Kaitlyn Verstegen, Linus Waddell, Halle Ward, Isaiah Waterhouse, Daniel Weaver, Allison Winters, Savanah Wise, Joel Wood, Hayden Woods, Sundar Woodyard, Jackie Young and Sirreea Zimmer.

Class of 2020

Donavyn Adams-Brousseau, Haley Ahlgrim, Areeb Altaf, Jessica Arnold, Amelie Atwater, Alisandra Baccus, Madison Ballou, Emily Balser, Madison Belbin, Adam Benjamin, Conner Blauser, Nacia Bohman, Rhianna Bourassa-Stockdale, Derek Bowechop, Tyler Bowen, Alisyn Boyd, Mikkiah Brady, Marie Burns, Ethan Cameron, Bridget Catterson, Felicia Che, Christopher Clark, Alexis Cobb, Skyler Cobb, Nadia Cole, Fiona Coleman, Tristan Davis, Malachi Delano, Kynzie Deleon, Alexander Delgado, Dane Deming, Lici Dominguez Santiago, Alexis Dunn, Madison Dunning, Silas Eastman, Jordyn Ebalo, Drew Eckard, Riley Ellinwood, Ethan Flodstrom, Lucah Folden, Ashley Frantz, Erin Frazier, Anna Gentry, Isaiah Getchell, Elizabeth Groff, Anelise Hanson, Alex Hertzog, Ellie Hiigel, Joshua Hill, Madison Hiser, Addison Holland, Ella Holland, Nolan Hughes, Henry Irwin, Makyla Johnson, Anton Kathol, Eva Kirkland, Jackson Larsen, Maxfield Larsen, Matthew Lasher and Aiesha Latourette.

Also, Kaitlynn Lau, Kenneth Laughman, Meiqi Liang, Natasha Lipsky, Allison Locke, Marissa Lofgren, Cameron Lopez, Kaitlyn Lorentzen, Olivia Lowder, Tanner Lunt, Aurora Mackley, Grayson Mahany, Amaris Martinez, Camryn Mason, Kirra Massingham, Jelena Massman, Jessica Mcgoff, Stuart Methner, Morgan Mitchell, Isabella Money, Emma Murphy, Emma Murray, Markus Musalek, Mckenzie Musalek, Olivia Nevaril, Brady Nickerson, Karson Nicpon, Kia Noel, Ezra Northern, Eva O’Neil, Ciara Olea, Madison Orth, Haley Pressley, Polly Price, Angelo Ramos, Tessa Rivers, Kaysey Roberts, Elena Robison, Madilyn Roening, Anthony Rosanbalm, Ashley Sampson, Chanelle Secondez, Nevaeh Selvidge, Sylvia Sensenbach, Casandra Shamp, Raven Sharpe, Thomas Shaw, Emily Sirguy, Brianna Smith, Elizamarie Smith, Jocelynn Smith, Meghan Stinard, Zachary Stroud, Korin Urtezuela, Tanner Walker, Cole Walsh, Dejon Watson-Charles, Kiana Watson-Charles, Samantha Weinert, Emma Weller, Delaney Wenzl, Ariah West, Milo Whitman, Karli Wilder, Breanna Willard, Alexander Winebrenner and Quentin Wise.

Class of 2021

Leo Ahlburg, Talia Anderson, Abigail Austin, Aiden Barton, Elise Baublitz, Logan Beebe, Alyssa Benedict, Rhiannon Black, Jaxon Bourm, Sarah Brady, Kimberly Braun, Savannah Bray, Ava Brenkman, Kiahlee Brown-Bondy, Betty Cameron, Brook Cameron, Jada Cargo, Nathan Carroll, Yun Chong, Dru Clark, Chase Cobb, Katherine Cobb, Mary Cochran, Eden Critchfield, Reagan Critchfield, Anna Daly, Katelyn Danielson-Ward, Skye Deming, Carter Droz, Kolton Ellis, Kyliene Ellison-Gregory, Jacob Felton, Caleb Flodstrom, Race Ford, Robert Fors, Mallory Fox, Gwendolyn Frick, Tajai Gahimer, Alivia Garcia, Jenna Gates, Elizabeth Getchell, Kathryn Guttormsen, Wyatt Hall, Kennedy Harper, Zachary Harrell, Lillian Hickey, Sarah Hill, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Daniel Hornack, Anna Hull, Jake Jacobsen, Nichole Jennings, Amber Johnson, Isaiah Jones, Brielle Keywood, Jason Kibe , Shinia Kildall, Victoria Krause, Ty Lainhart, Carma Langmack, An Le, Harley Leonard-Buchmann, Porter Litle and Emiliano Maldonado.

Also, Taylor Martin, Isaiah Martinez, Natalie Martinson, Juana Mateo Miguel, Meagan Mccann, Adriana Mcclain, Damian Mcdougall, Analee Mcpherson, Kamron Meadows, Haley Moe, Madeline Montana, Jayda Noel, Talon Northern, Emma Olsen, Lelia Olson, Sophia Orth, Blake Parker, John Paul, Cole Perkins, Madison Peterson, Jaeden Platt, Tanner Price, Sean Rankin, Hannah Reetz, Mason Reynolds, Kayla Richmond, Emma Riffle, Chase Roberts, Jessica Roberts, Ladaiya Robinson, Rianne Rodocker, Alixander Rosanbalm, Margaret Ruddell, Lydia Sandberg, Abby Sanders, Natalie Schmidt, Kiara Schmitt, Molly Scofield, Harmony Scott, Tarun Seera, Landon Seibel, Ezra Sharpe, Henry Shaw, Katelyn Sheldon, Alivia Smith, Daihan Son, Derek Sparks, Raven Taylor, Olivia Tejeda, Samantha Thumm, Brianna Tiemersma, Maizie Tucker, Claire Tyson, Aaron Viacrucis, Aiden Volkers, Maxine Waddell, Treyton Walde, Myra Walker, Sol Wasankari-Mendoza, Emma Weaver, Hadi White, Logan Williams, Jaida Wood, Lyllian Woods and Seth Woods.

PA ambassadors fete new businesses with ceremonies

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Ambassadors recently held grand opening ribbon-cuttings for three local businesses.

The businesses were The Framing Source, 123 E. First St. Suite A; The Mended, 123 E. First St. Suite B; and Soho Hibachi, 134 W. Front St.

The Framing Source

The Framing Source is an art gallery that also offers custom framing for home and business needs.

The Mended

The Mended is a new nondenominational, nonprofit church.

Soho Hibachi

Soho Hibachi’s ribbon-cutting was for a grand opening at its new location on Front Street.

For more information about the businesses, visit Facebook.

Wind Rose Cellars wins Best in Show

OLYMPIA — Wind Rose Cellars’ Primitivo wine received two honors at the 2018 Capital Food and Wine Festival.

The 2013 Sequim-based wine won the Best in Show and Best Red Wine at the festival in Olympia last Saturday.

It vied for the titles alongside more than 100 other varietal and blended wines from wineries across the state.

Cellars’ owner and winemaker, David Volmut said in a press release the 2013 vintage was “a

near perfect growing season.”

The grapes for the wine came from the Stonetree Vineyard, on the Wahluke Slope in Prosser.

For more information, visit www.windrosecellars.com.

Surgical director

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Medical Center has employed Vickie Swanson, RN, MSN, as its new director of surgical services.

Swanson has more than 34 years of experience in nursing and has a background in management and operations of surgical services.

As director, Swanson will oversee the general hospital surgery department, the PACU (surgery recovery unit), short-stay, endoscopy and help provide expertise to Central Sterile Processing.

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