Business briefs — Nov. 1, 2017

Learn about protection from identity theft

Tracy Wealth Management hosts a pair of community workshops for residents to learn about protecting themselves from identity theft. Guest speakers include Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict and chief deputy Brian King. Learn about who is at risk, how thieves get information and what they can do with it, what to do if you become a victim of ID theft and more.

Workshops are 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Elwha Klallam Heritage Center, 401 E. First St., Port Angeles and 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, Nov. 2, at Sunland Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim. Seating is limited. Call 360-452-9080 to reserve a seat.

Cherry Creek Mortgage welcomes Cook

Cherry Creek Mortgage Company added Trina Cook as Senior Loan Officer to the Port Angeles lending team. Cook comes to Cherry Creek with an extensive knowledge of the mortgage business and is well-educated on all the current loan programs, guidelines and regulations, the company said last week. Stop in and see Cook, a longtime Port Angeles resident, about any lending needs at the Port Angeles Cherry Creek office, 711 E. Front St., Suite B, Port Angeles. Call 360-477-6374, email or see

As a mortgage lender, Cherry Creek Mortgage offers in-house underwriting, control of the appraisal process and a wide variety of loan programs including FHA, USDA, VA, reverse mortgages, construction loans and conventional products.

Free water-testing offered

The Home Depot, 1145 W. Washington St. hosts a free water clinic from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. Participants are encouraged to bring a water sample in for testing. Call 360-582-1620 or email to for more information.

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